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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Day 1 of Clear Dollar Stamp's May Sneak Peeks and a Stamp Set Illustrated By Me! ; )

Hello!
I am on a 2 month vacation from Clear Dollar Stamps so that we can bring in some fabulous Guest Dt's or "Clearly Crafty Crew"  as we call them.
I just had to make a sample or two anyhow because......
drum roll please.....
I illustrated this stamp set! Hehehehe!
It is called "Bird-Day Hi" and will be available on May 1st @ Clear Dollar Stamps
For the coordinating "DP" I use the extra element stamps that come in the set, stamped, added Stickles and viola! The pretty cardstocks are all from "The Paper Temptress". See the card recipe below to see the exact colors used.
The flowers on the inside corner and the sentiment are also part of the set.
The hat is a separate stamp so you can do the bird with or without it so it doesn't have to be used just for birthdays.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Busy Bec's - "Flowers and Wings"
Stamptacular Sunday - "Sew" Special
Stamp With Us - "Birthday"
2 Red Bananas - "Behind The Scene"
Cupcake Craft - "Don't be Square"
Sew Many Cards - "Anything Goes"

Make sure and hit Lori's blog, and from there you can see a list of our other awesome design team's sneak peeks!

Card Recipe:
STAMPS USED: Clear Dollar Stamps "Bird-Day Hi!" stamp set
CS/PAPERS: The Paper Temptress's- Azalea Mica Metallic, Fairway Mica Metallic, Blanc Sparkle, Neenah Solar White
INK: Staz-On - Jet Black
ACCENTS/TOOLS: Stampin'Up - Word Window and corner rounder punches, Doodlebug Designs- Black Cherry brads, Ranger Stickles in - Yellow, Lime Green, Fruit Punch and Stardust, Versa Mark refill, Ranger Ind. - Melt Art Ultra Thick Embossing Clear Enamel, heat gun, double sided foam tape, glue, Sewing machine and bright pink thread, Blue chalk, applicator and hand cut cloud template.
COLORING: Prismacolor watercolor pencils - WC2911 Olive Green, WC2103 Spiced Orange, WC2929 Pink, WC2924 Crimson Red, WC2918 Orange


If you have not entered my latest blog candy, CLICK HERE.

I would LOVE it if you would leave a comment about my card, my stamp illustration, or both! Tehehe!
Hugs,
True :D

36 comments:

Cassie said...

Yay, True! Another awesome set with an awesome card to go with it! You're amazing, girl. I love the colors and fun details of your adorable bird. . .so cheery ;D

Jonny said...

Love your card its cute with a lot of nice detail. Thanks for sharing your work.have a great day Sincerely, Jonny

Leah the Orange said...

love love love it, True! fabulous clean lines, and what a cute little fella! the hat is too nifty, and the sentiment - SWEET! :)

happy for you that this is going well, hun! xo

~Michelle~ said...

simply adorable! You've got *style!* Love it! :)

Linda Borneman said...

True,
Congrats on your adorably designed "Bird-day" set! Supercute and your card is A-MAZING! I especially love the beautiful colors and that great zig-zag stitching on your card. Beautiful work, True!

Tini said...

Hi True,
oh I love this card! Very nice colors and design.
Hugs Tini

Lisa Summerhays said...

What a cute little bird! You did a fantastic job. Love that you made your own sparkly designer paper too!

Jacilynn said...

congrats true! this is really adorable!

Bobbi said...

This is such a cute card. Love the stitching you did.

Teresa Jenkins said...

Great card, love the colors! Can't wait to see the rest of the set, great images!

Rhonda Miller said...

Oh, what a great card. I just love this set, the bird is so fun. I could see a lot of uses for this one. TFS.

Claude said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful, and that stamp is awesome!
Congrats to you!

Edith said...

Very pretty card True! and cute image too:)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Okay Tru - You realize that now I have a REALLY HARD ACT to follow on MY samples.. BAWAHAHA!! I love birds of all kinds and can't wait to showcase this fun little guy!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

So vibrant and cute, wonderful stitching.

Sarah G. said...

You designed a cute stamp set. :) I love your card! I like how you finish the inside of your cards, too.

Katie Renz said...

Great new stamps Trudy! And an awesome card to show it off.

JAN said...

fabulous fun card I love it

Donna said...

Sweet card, such a pretty combination of elements! Thanks for joining in this weeks challenge at Cupcake :) Donna x

Cheryl said...

Oh so sweet,beautiful colours and colouring!!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!
xx

~Jeri~ said...

Really pretty card! love the image and your stitching! Fabulous work!

Thanks for joining us this week at Sew Many Challenges!

SuzanneK said...

OMG I love this card, just everything about it, great job. Thanks for playing along at SMC

Andrea said...

Oh my goodness - what a cute stamp set! Your bird in his hat looks fabulous! I love the DP you have created, and your card is gorgeous.
Congratulations.
Love, Andrea xx

Marianne-db said...

Oh, this is so beautiful!! I love the colors combinations and the lovely image! Thanks for joining SSC this week, hope to ser you again soon! Hugs, Marianne.

carol said...

oh wow how gorgeous is this, i love it, thanks for sharing with us at Sew many cards x carol

kim.mom said...

WOW!!! Great job designing the stamp set and that card is SOO CUTE!!! Love how you made your own DP so it all goes together beautifully!!! Thanks for sharing with us at SMC!! I'll be looking for this set at Clear Dollar!!!

Shawne said...

That is so so cute True, I love this bird and your handstamped dp, it is perfect! So fun and whimsical, I want this one!

Shawne said...

p.s., the feet make me smile!

paperscissors said...

i love the whimsy and fun details of this bird image! well crafted by one talented lady! congrats on all your successes!

Sandy O said...

Well, congratulations on designing the stamp, it is absolutely adorable. I like the card and paper you used.

Thank you for joining us this week at Sew Many Cards

Regina said...

LOVE it! Congrats on designing the stamp it is awesome! thanks for playing along at SMC! you should enter it in this weeks SSDS challenge too! http://ssdschallenge.blogspot.com/

Gemma said...

Great card, lovely colours, lovely stamp. just great! Thank you for joining us at SSC this week! Gemma

The Crafty Den said...

What a pretty card. Love the colour scheme and gorgeous details. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Carolyn said...

Wow Trudy, another fantastic card. I absolutely love this image and how you made it 3D. What a great job of coloring and I really love the colors you chose. Thanks again for joining in with us at SSC.
Hugs xx
Carolyn

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi True!

Wow! I really, really love this one! It's so cute! I can not think of anything I don't like about it, love the paper, love the colors, I'm crazy about birdies and I love the text being in the balloon! And you fixed the card so perfectly!!! Ha, need I say more? To me, the perfect card!!! Way to go!
Love,
Wendy

Shari Nelson said...

Wow, you do gorgeous work! Love your sense of color and design talent!