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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Make a Wish Cupcake

Hello!
I wanted to play along with the girls at SCS so I checked in on their latest sketch challenge #CS261.
I decided to do a card using the cupcake stamp that I illustrated for Clear Dollar Stamps. It was the perfect image for this challenge! And the perfect size for an A2 card (4.25 by 5.5 inches)
My cupcake is so easy to color and it made a quick little card that I plan on making more of to keep on hand for birthday emergencies. Of course I will do some in different frostings for the guys!  ;)
Bet you could use this stamp for birthday emergencies to...wink wink!  ;)
The sentiment is from CDS "Birthday Celebration" set.



The cardstock is Bazzill - Irish Eyes, and the designer paper is from Imaginisce's "All Kinds of Happy" line.



I am also entering this card in the following challenges:
Cupcake Craft - Celebration
My Time To Craft - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
If The Shoe Fits - "Color Your World" - Use your fave coloring medium

Here is the sketch for the SCS challenge...I turned it on it's side...a little artistic libery! LOL!





Card Recipe:
STAMPS USED: "Clear Dollar Stamp's - Cupcake, and  Birthday Celebration
CS/PAPERS: Bazzill, Imaginisce "All Kinds of Happy" line
INK: Staz-On, Color Box cats eyes in Warm Violet and Olive Pastel, Hot Pink
ACCENTS/TOOLS: sewing machine, thread, Stickles in Cotton Candy, Orange Peel, and Yellow
COLORING: watercolors
TECHNIQUES: sewing, 3D, tole', watercoloring

Thanks again for stopping by!
Please leave a comment! I adore them! :)
Hugs,
True :D

My final CDS Jan sneak - "Kisses and Cookies"

 Well, I'm glad you popped in to see my last sneak peek for January. This one is Clear Dollar Stamp's STOM ( Stamp of the Month). You can get it free when you purchase $50 worth of goodies.
The set is called "Kisses and Cookies" and it is another one illustrated by Laurie Wilson. Isn't it sweet!?!
I stamped the images in Versa mark and embossed them with gold and silver before I ever started my card. I was going to pick which image I liked best for the card but could not choose so....I did two!



By using browns and golds, I have illustrated that this set does not have to be a "Valentine set" although it is AWESOME for that! Just check out all of the pretty pink and red cards some of the other DT's have done.



I am entering this card in the following challenges:
My Time To Craft - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
ABC - "K" is for Kissing (Mine has a little twist on the theme! LOL!)



Card Recipe:
CDS STAMPS USED: Kisses and Cookies
CS/PAPERS: DCWV - Metallic stack, 7Gypsies - Savannah, Flourishes - European Watercolor Paper, Papertrey - drk . brown
INK: Staz-On - Timber Brown, Versa Mark, Color box - cat's eye in Chestnut
ACCENTS/TOOLS: gold and silver embossing powder, heat gun, Crystal Effects, Wizard, Oval and scalloped oval, Round and scalloped round, and rectangle Nestabilities, gold ribbon from Offray, sewing machine, gold and brown thread,
TECHNIQUES: wet embossing, dry embossing, sewing, paper piercing

Please don't forget to check out the other awesome DT's blogs to see the beautiful creations they are offering. You can click on the names under "Our Clear Dollar Stamp Design Team" in my upper left hand sidebar to visit them all or click HERE to go to Laurie Wilson's blog. She is our illustrious DT Leader and always posts links to who is showing each set. She is way more organized then I and you can see her pretty wares while you're there! :)
If you have not signed up for my latest blog candy....CLICK HERE!
I appriciate you taking the time to visit all of my sneek peeks! I know it is a busy time of the month!
As always, your comments are greatly appriciated!
Thanks again for dropping by!
Hugs,
True :D

Day 4 CDS sneeks #1 - "Toybox Time"

Hello hello!
We have almost come to the end of Clear Dollar Stamp's January sneak peeks. If you have been checking out all of the DT's blogs, I am sure you have seen tons of awesome new stamps that you just can't live without! ;) Don't fret...they will be for sale tomorrow!



 This pretty little card (if I do say so myself) is made wit a wonderful set called "Toy box Time" illustrated by the very talented Laurie Wilson. The set comes with a lot more images but I chose to use just a few for this card.
I stamped the images on white cardstock then cut them out. They really are embellishments for the sentiment as it is the true focal point on this card. I added Crystal Effects for shine on the toys. I think it added some subtle pizzazz! ;)



I am entering this card in the following challenges:
SCS - CAS47
Cupcake Craft - Celebration
Three Clovers - Celebration
My Time To Craft - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
If The Shoe Fits - "Color Your World" - Use your fave coloring medium



Card Recipe:
CDS STAMPS USED: Toy box Time
CS/PAPERS: DCWV "Nana's Nursery-Baby Girl, Stampin' Up's Soft Subtles

INK: Staz-On
ACCENTS/TOOLS: Offray pink ribbon, SU Soft Subtle brads, Prima tiny yellow flower, green and pink thread, Wizard, Square and square scalloped Nestabilities, Crystal Effects

COLORING: watercolor pencils

TECHNIQUES: tole' 3D, sewing, dry embossing, paper piercing, watercoloring

Please don't forget to check out the other awesome DT's blogs to see the beautiful creations they are offering. You can click on the names under "Our Clear Dollar Stamp Design Team" in my upper left hand sidebar to visit them all or click HERE to go to Laurie Wilson's blog. She is our illustrious DT Leader and always posts links to who is showing each set. She is way more organized then I and you can see her pretty wares while you're there! :)

If you have not signed up for my latest blog candy....CLICK HERE!
Please check back later today for my last sneak peek.

As always, your comments are greatly appriciated!
Thanks again for dropping by!
Hugs,
True :D

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Day 3 CDS sneak peek #2 -"Monkey Love"

Hi and welcome to day #3 of Clear Dollar Stamp's sneak peeks.
This stamp set is titled "Monkey Love" and was illustrated by my friend Shawne Arnold. Don't you just love it? I know I do!
It will be available January 1st.



I had a ton of fun doing this card. I got to use one of my favorite techniques which is using color, glitter and shine to make the sun look as if it is really shining. I also love the look I got by dabbing on shadows at their feet. By dabbing it gave it a textured , grassy look and helped accentuate the fact that the sun was "shining". I also glossed up the leaves on the tree and the bush so they shimmer in the sunlight too.



I found this dreamy sky paper in K&Company's "Happy Trails" stack and I thought by layering the same paper then emulating it with the sky in the painted image, that it would add to the "dreamy" theme that the sentiment implies. I didn't want to add a separate layer for the sentiment so I stamped it directly on the designer paper which meant I had to off-center the main picture. That left some extra blank space so I drew out a simple scrolled line that looks a little like the vines in the image and the scrolls on the sentiment, paper pierced them, then erased the lines. I think that tied it all together. Notice that I double stamped the sentimnet...my little trick to give it a "dreamy" effect too.
I guess I did a lot of thinking on this card! LOL!



I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz - Anything but Christmas
Lots To Do - Free Theme
Polka Doodle - Free Theme
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes!
My Time To Craft - Anything Goes



Card Recipe:
CDS STAMPS USED: Monkey Love
CS/PAPERS: K&Company's "Happy Trails" stack, Bazzill, Flourishes "European watercolor paper
INK: Staz-On
ACCENTS/TOOLS: orange brads, Ranger Stickles in Orange Peel and Yellow, Crystal Effects,
COLORING: watercolors
TECHNIQUES: Sunshine with glitter, paper piercing, paper piecing, 3D, tole'', sewing

Please don't forget to check out the other awesome DT's blogs to see the beautiful creations they are offering. You can click on the names under "Our Clear Dollar Stamp Design Team" in my upper left hand sidebar to visit them all or click HERE to go to Laurie Wilson's blog. She is our illustrious DT Leader and always posts links to who is showing each set. She is way more organized then I and you can see her pretty wares while you're there! :)

If you have not signed up for my latest blog candy....CLICK HERE!
Please check back later today and every day thru the end of the year for more sneak peeks.
As always, your comments are greatly appriciated!
Thanks again for dropping by!
Hugs,
True :D

Day 3 CDS sneek #1 - "Monster Mash"

Hi! Welcome back!
This will be a quick little post because it was a quick little card. I am finding out that all cards don't have to take 4 hours to make! LOL!
This was done with the with one of the images in the stamp set "MONSTER MASH" illustrated by Laurie Wilson. He is so ugly he is cute!
This set will be available January 1st.







Please don't forget to check out the other awesome DT's blogs to see the beautiful creations they are offering. You can click on the names under "Our Clear Dollar Stamp Design Team" in my upper left hand sidebar to visit them all or click HERE to go to Laurie Wilson's blog. She is our illustrious DT Leader and always posts links to who is showing each set. She is way more organized then I and you can see her pretty wares while you're there! :)

If you have not signed up for my latest blog candy....CLICK HERE!
Please check back later today and every day thru the end of the year for more sneak peeks.
As always, your comments are greatly appriciated!
Thanks again for dropping by!
Hugs,
True :D

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Day 2 CDS sneak peeks - "Lovin' Ridley"



Hello and welcome to day #2 of Clear Dollar Stamp's sneak peeks! My peek for today is from the set "Lovin' Ridley and Rosie" illustrated by my dear friend Wendy Hall. When I got my first peek at this set, I knew I just HAD to have it! There are soooo many cute images on it. Such a great set for Valentine's Day or any occasion.



I am also a designer for "The Paper Temptress" and I have to point out the absolutly gorgous papers that I got from Patricia @ TPT.
The golden yellow is their "Gold Sparkle" and the pink is their "Rose Quartz Metallic"
The photos do not do this paper justice. It is unbelievable in person! I love it so much, I just bought another large batch! Be on the look out for it on future cards! ;)



I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz - Anything but Christmas
Crafty Creations - No Rules
Lots To Do - Free Theme
Polka Doodle - Free Theme
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes!



Card Recipe:
CDS STAMPS USED: Loving Ridley and Rosie
CS/PAPERS: The Paper Temptress, Bazzill, Basic Grey - "Sugared", DCWV "Shimmer Stack"
INK: Staz-On, Versa Magic Dew Drop - Malted Mauve
ACCENTS/TOOLS: sewing machine, thread, lt. pink Offray ribbon, McGill flower punch, L-Em.com leaf punch, Cuttlebug and "With Love" embossing borders, yellow brads
COLORING: colored pencils
TECHNIQUES: sewing, popping, paper piecing, dry embossing, tole'

Please don't forget to check out the other awesome DT's blogs to see the beautiful creations they are offering. You can click on the names under "Our Clear Dollar Stamp Design Team" in my upper left hand sidebar to visit them all or click HERE to go to Laurie Wilson's blog. She is our illustrious DT Leader and always posts links to who is showing each set. She is way more organized then I and you can see her pretty wares while you're there! :)

If you have not signed up for my latest blog candy....CLICK HERE!
Please check back every day thru the end of the year for more sneak peeks.
As always, your comments are greatly appriciated!
Thanks again for dropping by!
Hugs,
True :D

Monday, December 28, 2009

My Second CDS "sneak peek" for the day. "Sledding Charlie"

Hi again!
My second sneak peek card for the day was made with the adorable "Sledding Charlie" stamp illustrated by the very tallented Laurie Wilson.
This was a fun card to make....lots of glitter and snow!
This stamp will be available on January 1st!



Have you checked out CDS "After Christmas Blow Out Sale" yet? They have some AWESOME DEALS going on right now. I have already been shopping myself! LOL!



I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz - Anything but Christmas
Crafty Creations - No Rules
Lots To Do - Free Theme
Polka Doodle - Free Theme
If The Shoe Fits.... - Favorite Coloring Medium
Stamptacular Sunday - Snowtacular
2 Red Bananas - A Tree
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes!
Stamp Something - Holiday Somethings




Please don't forget to check out the other awesome DT's blogs to see the beautiful creations they are offering. You can click on the names under "Our Clear Dollar Stamp Design Team" in my upper left hand sidebar to visit them all or click HERE to go to Laurie Wilson's blog. She is our illustrious DT Leader and always posts links to who is showing each set. She is way more organized then I and you can see her pretty wares while you're there! :)

Card Recipe:
CDS STAMPS USED: Charlie Sledding
CS/PAPERS: DCWV- Christmas Glitter Stack, Bazzill
INK: Staz-On
ACCENTS/TOOLS: Sewing Machine, Thread, Cuttlebug and snowflake embossing folder, Martha Stewart snow glitters and glue, Martha Stewart snowflake punches, Crystal Effects
COLORING: watercolors
TECHNIQUES: sewing, paper tearing, dry embossing, water coloring
SPECIAL NOTES: there are 3 different layers of snow that was torn and embossed with a snowflake folder. The hat and scarf were stamped on designer paper then cut out.

If you have not signed up for my latest blog candy....CLICK HERE!
Please check back later today and every day thru the end of the year for more sneak peeks.
As always, your comments are greatly appriciated!
Thanks again for dropping by!
Hugs,
True :D



Time for CDS January Sneeks! Lovin' Ladybugs



Hello!!!!!
Glad you took a moment from your busy holiday schedule to come visit my blog!
This is day #1 for Clear Dollar Stamp's Sneak Peeks for January. There are so many cute cute cute stamp sets being released on the first. You won't want to miss any of the sneaks!

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes!
Charisma Cardz - Anything but Christmas
Crafty Creations - No Rules
Lots To Do - Free Theme
Polka Doodle - Free Theme
If The Shoe Fits.... - Favorite Coloring Medium (mine is watercolors)


This darling set was illustrated by  the talented Shawne Arnold. It is called "Loving Ladybugs"
I think it would make a great set for Valentine's Day which is coming up on us pretty quickly!

BTW...you really NEED to go check out CDS "After Christmas Blow Out Sale" They have some AWESOME DEALS going on right now. I have already been shopping myself! LOL!


Please don't forget to check out the other awesome DT's blogs to see the beautiful creations they are offering. You can click on the names under "Our Clear Dollar Stamp Design Team" in my upper left hand sidebar to visit them all or click HERE to go to Laurie Wilson's blog. She is our illustrious DT Leader and always posts links to who is showing each set. She is way more organized then I and you can see her pretty wares while you're there!  :)

Card Recipe:
CDS STAMPS USED: Loving Ladybugs
CS/PAPERS: DCWV Shimmer Stack, Bazzill
INK: Staz-On Black, Color Box Cat's eye Pink Pastel
ACCENTS/TOOLS: Wizard, Square and square scalloped nesties, "The Robin's Nest" dew drops in Orchid, Offray Purple dotted ribbon, Stickles- Lime Green and Lavender, Crystal Effects, sewing machine and green thread
COLORING: Prismacolor's watercolor pencils
TECHNIQUES: dry embossing , sewing, paper piercing

If you have not signed up for my latest blog candy....CLICK HERE!
Please check back later today and every day thru the end of the year for more sneak peeks.
As always, your comments are greatly appriciated!
Thanks again for dropping by!
Hugs,
True :D

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

My Christmas cards are "ALL WRAPPED UP" LOL! Flourishes ATC (FTTC47)

Hello!
Hope you have your Christmas shopping "All Wrapped UP". LOL!
Mine is finally! I procrastinated soooo badly this year.
Over @ Flourishes, they are doing their  Timeless Tuesday Challenge(FTTC47).
They ask that we make an ATC (Artist's Trading Card). They are cute little 21/2" by 31/2" cards that you can trade, use as gift tags, or mount to a card base to make a quick greeting card.
This will be my last Christmas project of the year so it is very fitting that I used their "All Wrapped Up" set.
I is a beautiful set with lots of pretty packages in all sizes. This card is tiny so I used one of the smallest stamps.


I stamped extra images of the packages so I could pop them then added some sparkle with my Stickles that I love soooo much! The green cardstock is Bazzil Canvas and the gold id from DCWV Metallic stack.
The image was stamped with Staz-On  black and the edges were colored with Colorbox Cats eye in Lipstick. The image was water colored. The ribbons were colored with a Sharpie Gold marker.


I am also entering this card in the following challenges:
Stamp With Us - Christmas
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes!
Stamp Something - Holiday Somethings
Cupcake Craft - Celebrations
Hey...if you have not signed up for my latest blog candy...CLICK HERE to go sign up! Ends Jan. 16th.
Thanks again for stopping by!
I hope you and yours have a wonderful Christmas!
Hugs,
True :)

Monday, December 21, 2009

Verve "Thank You" Card - Plus more COMMENT CANDY!

This candy is now closed.  :)

Hello All!
I just got my first ever stamps from Verve  and couldn't wait to make a card with them! They are so pretty!
Funny thing is...I liked this set soooo much...I accidentally ordered 2! Thus the Comment candy.
I could also call this my 40,000 hits celebration candy since I almost there. Seems like just yesterday I was celebrating my 30,000 hits! Thanks to all of my loyal followers and to those of you who have just found my blog! You all make taking the time to post cards worthwhile! I hope you find some inspiration while you are here.
This set is "Thankful Accents" and it came with tons of beautiful sentiments but I chose to use the elegant 'thank you" first.

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The papers and cardstocks I used are: 7 Gypsies "Nottinghill" paper stack, Bazzill Canvas in olive, Bazzill Smooth in ivory, Core'dinations in tan.



I used Staz-On Timber Brown ink for the image and distressed around the edges with Colorbox Cats eyes in Burnt Sienna, Chestnut Brown, and Dark Moss. Other embellishments and tools I used are: Basic Grey's half pearls in brown, Offray ribbon in olive, Wizard die cut system with round and round scalloped nesties, Sewing machine and thread.



I also decorated the inside of the card as I always do but this one has a little twist. The paper that I used had a single little butterfly in one corner that just so happens to look a lot like the one on the Verve logo. How fitting is it to add it to the inside of my very first Verve card?  ;)



I am entering this card in Mojo Mondays' Sketch challenge.

Now for the comment candy details:
All you have to do is comment on this card and you are entered once.
If you put a picture of my candy on your blog with a link back here, you get entered twice!
If you are a follower, or become one....you get entered a third time!

Here is a picture of the beautiful set I will be giving away. It is $18.00 @ Verve.


This comment candy ends January 16th and will be announced a day or two later. It takes a little time to make sure I have all of the entries in the drawing.  ;)
Thanks to you all for dropping by!

I hope you and yours have a safe and happy holiday season!
Hugs,
True :)

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Cat nap...must be nice! ;)

Hello All!
I made quite a few cards this week but none that I can post until the end of the month. Sneaks! :)
I have been soooo busy lately with work, the holidays, and everyday life. Sometimes I just want to stop and take a long cat nap. I haven't had a chance to do that latly but one member of our family has it down to an art.
Meet P-Diddy Kitty.





He is our 2 year old orange Tabby and is spoiled rotten! This chair has heat and vibrator and when the timer shuts it off...he meows until we turn it back on! He is a real character!
Just thought I would share since I don't have a card ready to post.
I will have a pretty Verve card on this weekend so check back!
Hugs,
True :)

Monday, December 14, 2009

And the winner of my CDS blog candy is....


Congratulations!
Please send me your snail mail addy so I can send your stamps and email addy so I can have your Clear Dollar Stamps gift certificate sent to you.
Thanks to all who entered. I wish you could all win. Remember to check back often...you know I love to give blog candy away! :)
Hugs,
True :)

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Christmas Trees in Indigo with "The Paper Temptress" Papers

Hello!
I got this pretty Flourishes stamp set in the mail the other day and could not wait to make a card with it!
I used the single pine tree image and stamped it several times on "The Paper Temptress's" "Blanc Sparkle" paper to make my own little "forest" of Christmas trees. I then sponged indigo blue watercolor to make the night time sky. The star and snowflakes were drawn on with a Sharpie fine tip white poster marker then hit with some Stickles -icicle glitter glue.


The frame and large square are "The Paper Temptress's" "White Diamonds" and the smaller square is their "Iridescent Virtual Pearl".
I absolutely LOVE their papers. The photos just don't do the sparkle justice. They are so pretty in person and they are so rich and heavy, they are nice to touch too. Sounds funny but I love the feel of very high quality papers!
I added some silver stitching and ribbon to top it off. This was a simple card to make but because of the extraordinarily gorgeous papers it is also very elegant....ahem....if I say so myself!  ;)


I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge - CAS (Clean And Simple)
I kept clean by not adding tons of embellies or patterened paper.
Daring Card Makers - I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas
Create a card that is mostly white with just a touch of coloring
Secret Crafter Saturday - Christmas Trees
Creatalicious Challenge - Something for Christmas with lots of sparkle and snowflakes
The papers, ribbons, star and tiny snowflakes all sparkle!
Two Red Bananas - Christmas/Winter Card
Whimsy Challenge - Monochromatic
The Pink Elephant - Color Me Wonderful
Use your favorite coloring medium
watercolors are #1 fave!
Kaboodle Doodles - Snowflakes
They are small but they are there! ;)
Stamp With Fun - Christmas
Creative Card Crew - Christmas
ABC Challenge - I is for Indigo
Paper Play Challenge - Christmas Without Red or Green
The Paper Temptress - Christmas


If you have not already signed up for my blog candy, now would be a great time! It is the top post.
Thanks so much for stopping by!
I would love it if you would leave a comment on this card. I would also like to know how you feel about non traditional colors on Christmas cards.  ;)
Hugs,
True :D


Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Sparkle Fairy...Warning!...You will need sunglasses to look at this one! :)

Hello!
I was given a bunch of pretty stamps from Kim @ Cuddly Buddly and was in the mood for a sparkly card. I thought this image would be a great one for sparkle and it had never been inked so...I inked her up and made her sparkle!
The stamp is called "Spring Fairy" and was illustrated by Kim Sponaugle who is just awesomely blessed with a beautiful talent!
You can buy this stamp @ Cuddly Buddly as well as tons of other stamps and pretty things you just can't live without! ;)


Remember, You can click on any picture to enlarge.


Please leave a comment if you can still see to type! LOL!
Hugs,
True :)

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Woo Hoo! My very first stamps go on sale today @ CDS! PLUS CELIBRATION CANDY!!!!

This Blog Candy Is Now Closed.
Hello All!
I am so excited...I can hardly contain myself!!!!
I have just officially become a freelance illustrator and Clear Dollar Stamps is releasing 2 of my very first stamps today!!!

My stamp line is called True :D Doodles Designs. Right now my entire line consists of two very simple stamps but hold on to you hats! There will be some detailed images coming your way soon!


This will be a rather lengthy post (sorry) because I have lots of samples to show you that I have done with them. Remember, you can click on the pictures to enlarge.
For the first sample I teamed up my "Holly Leaves" image with the beautiful Luke 2:14 sentiment from Clear Dollar Stamp's "Christmas Scriptures" set. I used the stamp to make an embellishment to compliment this beautiful scripture by stamping it on pearlescent cardstock and cutting it out. I also stamped it several times on the designer paper and colored it with "Shimmerz" to tie it all together.
Card #1

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz - Christmas
Stampin For The Weekend - Create a Project That Most Suits Your Style
Can't be more my style then using a stamp from one of my own drawings! :)
Createalicious - Something for Christmas with Snowflakes and Lots of Sparkle and Glitter
Snowflakes...sparkle...glitter....check! ;)
2 Red Bananas - Christmas /Winter
Check! ;)
The Pink Elephant - Use Your Favorite Coloring Medium
Watercolors are still my fave!
Kabbdle Doodles - Snowflakes
Got 'em! ;)
Stamp With Fun -Christmas
Yeppers! ;)
It is! ;)
Everybody Art - Stitching
Got it! :)
This next card was a quick and easy one to do. It would be very easy to mass produce for your Christmas card exchange. That is the beauty of this simple holly stamp...it paints up in a flash but looks very pretty. The next two cards have the same coloring on the image and I only used 2 colors!
Lori from Clear Dollar Stamps asked me to do a coloring tutorial with this image and it is posted on her blog.
You can check it out by clicking HERE.
Card #2
I am entring this card in the following Challenges:
Charisma Cardz - Christmas
Stampin For The Weekend - Create a Project That Most Suits Your Style
Can't be more my style then using a stamp from one of my own drawings! :)
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Red and Green
Check and check! ;)
2 Red Bananas - Christmas /Winter
Check! ;)
Color Create - Green Red and White
Got 'em! :)
The Pink Elephant - Use Your Favorite Coloring Medium
Watercolors are still my fave!
Stamp With Fun -Christmas
Yeppers! ;)
Creative Card Crew - Christmas
It is! ;)
Everybody Art - Stitching
Got it! :)
I thought this image would look nice in a quilted look card so here is another white green and red version.
Card #3
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz - Christmas
Stampin For The Weekend - Create a Project That Most Suits Your Style
Can't be more my style then using a stamp from one of my own drawings! :)
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Red and Green
Check and check! ;)
2 Red Bananas - Christmas /Winter
Check! ;)
Color Create - Green Red and White
Got 'em! :)
The Pink Elephant - Use Your Favorite Coloring Medium
Watercolors are still my fave!
Stamp With Fun -Christmas
Yeppers! ;)
Creative Card Crew - Christmas
It is! ;)
Everybody Art - Stitching
Got it! :)

My other image that is being released today is a simple little cupcake. This image would work for anyone, male/ female, young/old. Just color it to suit that special person.
Card #4


I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Stampin For The Weekend - Create a Project That Most Suits Your Style
Can't be more my style then using a stamp from one of my own drawings! :)
The Pink Elephant - Use Your Favorite Coloring Medium
Watercolors are still my fave!
Everybody Art - Stitching
Got it! :)
Here is another sample with the cupcake. I saw this new Basic Grey "Nook and Pantry" paper (available at Clear Dollar Stamps) and just had to team it up with my stamp!
I also did a tutorial on how to color this image with Copics which is on Lori's blog. Click HERE to see it.
Card #5


I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Stampin For The Weekend - Create a Project That Most Suits Your Style
Can't be more my style then using a stamp from one of my own drawings! :)
Everybody Art - Stitching
Got it! :)
Now to the Comment Candy Rules:
All you have to do to enter is tell me which stamp and which card (1, 2, 3, 4, or 5) that you like best and you get entered once.
If you are or become a follower you get entered twice!
You don't have to post a picture of this candy on your blog and link it back to me to win....BUT if you so choose to...to help me celebrate my first stamps being published, I will throw in a very full goodie bag of surprises! There will be stamps, embellishments and paper pads!
Don't forget to come back here and let me know you posted it on your blog!

I almost forgot...the main prize is one each of the cupcake and holly stamps and a $25 shopping spree at Clear Dollar Stamps on me!!!

This blog candy will end Saturday, December 12th.

I was really short on time when posting this so check back in a day or two and I will have "card recipes" for these cards posted.

Please be sure and check out all of the sneak peeks the girls have posted the last few days! Just click on their names in my upper left hand sidebar under Our Clear Dollar Stamps Design Team.
Thanks and Hugs,
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