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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Happy Hopper-"Sweet Birthday" Card SC262, CDBC1 and other challenges

Hello All!
I thought I would play with the girls @ Split Coast Stampers again today so I am entering their sketch challenge #SC262. It is an adorable sketch and I just so happened to have an extra "Happy Hoppers" image already painted up from a year or so ago. You see...coloring is my favorite part so when I first started stamping I did all of my images in multiples. I have a couple of drawers full of images needing a home. LOL!
This one was just perfect for today's sketch!
It also fits perfectly into the brand new "Clearly Delightful Blog Challenge #CDBC1" which is "Bunny Rabbits",  that my friend Laurie is satating up. Hope you will join me in helping her get the first one rolling! I think it will be tons of fun and this month's challenge participants all get an adorable digi bunny stamp just for playing along!



The CS is Bazzill-Swiss Dots and the DP is K&Company's "Wild Raspberry".
I popped the side of the barrel and some of the apples once then popped a few apples again. I then added lots of Crystal Effects to make them shine.


I am also entering this card in the following challenges:
ABC - "L" is for...Layering
Lots and lots o' layers ladies!
Charisma Cards- Celebrations
Happy Birthday!
One Stop Craft Challenge - Something that begins with a "B"
Bunny...bushel basket...birthday!
Corrosive - "These are a few of my favorite things"
Use 2 of your fave embellies - Mine are ribbon and gems
Stamptacular Sunday - Party Time!
Create something for a party - Does a birthday card count? :)
Crafty Angels- Recycle
I pulled an old colored image from my forgotten started projects
Pile it On -Anything Clear + other challenges
I used clear gems and Clear lacquer on the apples
Creative Card Crew -Distressing
I used a distressed nestie and ink to distress the edges
Everybody Art - Favorite color combo
I love GREEN and any other color! LOL!

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Hugs,
True :D

34 comments:

Susie Sugar said...

Wow!!! True this is simply adorable darling I love it
Hugs Susie xx

Craftyanny said...

Adorable!!!

Tori Wild said...

OOOO... LOVE the crystal effects on the apples... such a cute effect on food! Super cute card!

Clare said...

This is stunning. I love the shiny apples!
Clare x

Anneke klerks said...

What a beautyfull card
and so pretty colloring

greetings anneke

MoMo sprnany said...

True,
You never dissapoint! This is truly wonderful!

Edith said...

Very lovely card, True!

Chris said...

The image is too sweet!

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Love the colouring True, and the fruit looks good enough to eat! Adorable image, and a beautiful card.
Hugs, Sylvia x

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Totally cute! Great coloring, the apples look great.

stamprgrl said...

true,
those apples look good enough to eat!

thanks for playing w/ us at Pile It On!
-- dalis

Lisa Lara said...

your coloring is amazin'Trudy-True Wow. I just am in love with your shiney juicy looking apples. One of my favorite foods. Yum.

Tracy said...

Super cute and fab way doing your apples they look so effective.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Aud Kirsten said...

Beautiful card with a lovely image! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week:)

Hugs, Aud Kirsten:o)

Carol said...

So cute! Your coloring is awesome!

Anonymous said...

WOW! WOW! WOW! I think I need to live next to you and have some coloring lessons... these apples look so real, everything is colored to perfection True!
I love every little detail!
off to practice coloring!
Huge
Judy
SCS~jaydekay

Sprytebyrd said...

Absolutely beautiful! Love the glaze on the apples - great job!
Thanks for joining us at SSC this week!
Dee

Sprytebyrd said...

Absolutely beautiful! Love the glaze on the apples - great job!
Thanks for joining us at SSC this week!
Dee

Bonibleaux Designs said...

Hmmmm yummy!! Birthday is April 2nd!! hehehehehe

Liza said...

A stunning card, I love the glaze on the apples. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Liza x

Line said...

Oh wow, this is absolutely stunning!! Beautiful papers with the sewing, adorable image and fabulous coloring! I just LOVE how those apples looks, makes me wanna take a bite! :)

Thanks for joining us at SSC this week!

Hugs, Line

Laurie tx stamper said...

Thanks for playing along! This image is DIVINELY and so perfectly colored, wow! everything about it looks so real and juicy! It sure works nicely with that sketch too, love the papers and accents!

Sharon said...

Fantastic card True. That stamp is brilliant and you've mad it ectra special with your beautiful colouring and the way your 3D'd and glossed it. Thank for joining us at the One Stop Craft Challenge.
Sharon xx

K said...

Aww! :) How cute! Love your coloring - the apples especially "pop" off the paper!!

Lorraine A said...

aww , this is just sooo cute :-) I love this card ,, your colouring is brilliant too ,,,:-)

Thanks for joining the ABC Challenge :-)
Luv
Lols x x x

Samantha said...

Oh this card is just beautiful! I LOvE it!! this bunny is just like my Pietro (peter) our bunny!! your colouring is just lovely and the layering is super!

Thanks for joining the ABC Challenge, Samantha :0)

Georgia said...

Wow! Your coloring rocks!! Love House Mouse Stamps! Thanks for joining this week at the SSC.

Paula said...

I "heart" the Happy Hoppers collection...excellent job of coloring...the apples are just amazing! I'm so glad you were able to join us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!
Pleasantly,
Paula

Carolyn said...

Amazing card True. I absolutely love how you colored your apples. Amazing job. House of Mouse are adorable. Thanks for joining in at SSC.
Hugs xx
Carolyn.

Leonie said...

This image is too cute!!! Beautiful card, great colors!
Thanks for playing along at EAC!

Leonie xx

jannekescreations said...

Beautiful card True ;0)
Love your coloring!

Janneke X

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Wow! Your card is amazing! I love the colors and of course the Happy Hopper is too cute for words!

Sam said...

Such a lovely card, adorable image and I love the way you have popped the barrel and apples. Thanks for playing along at CCC.
Sam x

Grenouille Greetings said...

This is stunning! Your colouring is superb - those apples look good enough to eat! What a lovely card! Warmest wishes, Lesley