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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

My First Card as an Inky Antics Designer and some COMMENT CANDY! ;)

Hi Everyone!
This is my first card as an Inly Antics designer!
I have used their images before...even had a couple published in a book from Annie's Attic/CardMaker that I co-contributed to, but have not been one of their official designers until now. ;)
My card is done using their "Heart Bouquet" and the "Sending A Bunch" sentiment.



I masked and split the sentiment to make it an "innie and outie" instead of the long line so that I could fit it into the "WOC" and "Crafty Catz" sketch challenges that I am entering this card in.


 I love using watercolors because I was able to mix the colors to match my DP perfectly! I added some Stickles and Diamond Glaze for some pizazz.


That pretty trims are Really Reasonable Ribbon's ~ Moss Jute Ribbon and the flower trim is their Flowers in Line colored with Copics to match.
The pearl accents on the flower trim are Creative Charm's ~ White Gradient Pearl Stickers.   
The cute little flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
The designer paper is from the My Mind's Eye "Summer Song" stack.


I am entering this card in the following challenges:
(Note...my "new" for all of the challenges is my new DT spot and the new stamps I used on this card)
Wild Orchid Crafts ~ "A Sketch by Bev"
Lilly of the Valley ~ "New Beginnings"
Paper Sundaes ~ "Something New"
Stamp Something ~ "With Glitter"
One Stop Craft Challenge ~ "New Beginnings"
Crafty Catz ~ "Your Choice"
My fave is your  "Sketch Challenge #6"
 Tuesday Throwdown ~ "Add Embossing"

My comment candy is the book that I mentioned in the beginning of this post. I thought it appropriate since it has 2 of my cards with Inky Antics in it (as well as 3 others I did)
All you have to do is post a comment on my card. You don't have to be a follower but I would love it if you are!  :)

Click the cover to go buy the book. 


I will post the winner on Sunday, January 9th.


Thanks so much for dropping by!
Hugs,
True :D

62 comments:

Juls said...

this card is gorgeous!! a boquet of hearts...such a beautiful idea!! Love the colours and the fact the card is decorated inside and out! Hugs Juls

Jolara said...

wow another beautifull card ! LOVE it
Hugs Joyce

theCook said...

Your card is so colorful, nearly makes me feel it's spring... until I look through the window!
Congrats on this first Designer card, if all the others are that quality, wow, they won't regret taking you in!

Cassie said...

Um, of course you're now an Inky Antics DT member. . .True, I don't know if you know this, but you're awesome! Your card is so darn fantastic. . .I could study your blog all day ;D

Randi WS said...

Wow! Fantastic card Trudy! Love your bright colors, and that you're always adding so many beautiful details into your cards :)
Keep on your good work, and thanks for inspiring! And off course: Congrats with your book publishment! ;)

Lots of love, Randi WS

alethea said...

This card is absolutely gorgeous!! I love the colours!! Just perfect!!

Tanya said...

gorgeous! I love the fresh, bright, spring colors! And the coloring is beautiful, I would love to try water coloring.

I remember seeing that book before (and wanting it!) thank you so much for the chance!

Ardilla said...

Hi, True!
Your card is beautiful, I love the ribbon of flowers and every detail makes this card to be gorgeous :)

Jacque said...

Trudy, what an absolutely lovely card!!! Your coloring of the image is perfect and so beautiful!! Love all of the details you have added!!! Sending a big hug your way...Jacque

Janet Z said...

Beautiful card and congrats on your new DT position!

Joan V said...

This card is so pretty. I love seeing what you create. Have a great day.

Sammibug said...

Fabulous card, Trudy!

Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

Great card True! Congrat's on the new dt gig.

AshKuku said...

The card is truly gorgeous!!!! I t feels like the receiver receives an entire garden of love.... Very beautiful with all the colors, flowers & passion.... Hugs)))

Ash....
(http://hastkala-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Such a gorgeous card!!! I love everything about it!!

Henriëtte said...

What a lovely card. It makes me think of the spring. And the spring can't come soon enough for me.

Henriëtte

Bobbi said...

What a beautiful card. I love the ribbon.

CheckerBeads said...

I love that card! No wonder they wanted you as a designer!

Note- I already have, and love, that book, so if I win, please pick someone else. I just really wanted to tell you that your card is fabulous!!!
Anne

Rhonda Miller said...

Congrats on your new design spot. Your card is just fabulous and I love that you made the sentiment both on the outside and the inside. TFS.

Jackie Wamhoff said...

Don't enter me in the blog candy...just wanted to stop by and say THANK YOU for working with Inky Antics! I'm so excited that you're designing for us! This is an absolutely beautiful card, Trudy. You do amazing work, and I think you're a super talented (not to mention really kind!) person. :-)

Christine from FL said...

Congratulatons on your Dt position! Your card is super cute, love the bright colors!

Cheryl Walker said...

Congratulations sweetie! Your cards are always sooo beautiful! I love this one too :) Beautiful color combo,stamped image, and layout!!!

Enjoy your day hun!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Connie M. said...

Oh True! This is just so fun and springy!! I so love the jute with that flower ribbon...I almost got me some of the flowers this time around and passed cause I just could not figure out how to use it! I will have to make sure and get some next month! I LOVE IT!!

Moni said...

Card is so gorgeous, fab image and great details,. hugs,moni

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card. The colors of those papers and your coloring are beautiful. Congratulations on your DT positon.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Lorraine A said...

gorgeoue card True !! I love this ,,,the image is beautiful and the papers and colours are fab ! :-)

Love the candy too :-) I will be keeping my fingers crossed :-)
luv
Lols x x x

debpaint16 said...

This card is Amazing!! Many congrats on your DT position!! I could sure use this book, as I am clueless at coloring & shading!! Thanks for a chance to win!!

Tabitha said...

Your card is lovely. I love all of the colors. Thanks for sharing.

*Vicki* said...

Hi True!! WOW!! Your creations are always gorgeous hun!! I love your pretty layout and all of your beautiful details!! ;) Thanks for joining with us at Stamp Something this week!!HUGS

Nikki said...

This is such a pretty card love how you've colored it and l/o is just fab!!
Congrats on your DT position
hugs Nikki
thank you for the chance too

Crystal said...

True this is fabulous girl!!! Oh my how I LOVE Inky Antics....:) Totally GORGEOUS creation!

InkyFingers said...

Followed your blog link from 2ps. Your coloring technique is outstanding! And of course, your cards are gorgeous. TFS

Alex said...

Goodness what a gorgeous card, I am glad I have found your blog will be making it a favourite of mine, thank you so much for joining us at Stamp Something this week, and congratulations on becoming an Inky Antics Designer x Alex

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

congratulations!

Merry said...

I was going to comment anyways...as this card is stunning. I just love the colours you use they are always so bright and cheery. Thanks for the bonus of having a chance to win this book.

Rufus said...

Congrats on your first DT card for Inky Antics. Would love to win this book, since one of my goals for 2011 is to improve my coloring skills!
R/

Big Mamma~ a.k.a. Mary S said...

True.. so happy for you .. congrats! I love Inky stamps.. have quite a few.. and have been a die hard follower for sometime. Your card is beautiful as usual and love the flower ribbon.. and the little extra you added with the pearls.

Jenny V. said...

Your card is so lovely, love the great soft colors and all the details. Congratulations on your DT positon.

Tini said...

Ooohhh True, what a wonderful and brillant card! It looks sooo fresh...your choice of colors are great! Very beautiful work.
Hugs Tini

Fiona said...

this is gorgeous. The stitching is perfect and the colouring is amazing. Thanks for joining us at Paper sundaes this week.

fi

Toucan Scraps said...

this is absolutely beautiful, inside and out. Congatulations on the publications and on the DT post

ScrapDees said...

i love the colours you used. Over here in the netherlands it is cold and raining and with these colours it almost look like spring, that is much better than the rain!

Angie said...

Hi true wishing you a happy new year. what a beautiful card the image and colours are perfect.
Hugs Angie x

ladyjanet_56 said...

This card is beautiful love the colours, that lovely image & embellies, Happy New Year & thanks for joining in with us at OSSC. Janet

Anita said...

Congrats! Stunning card!

imsteelefullofscrap said...

Beautiful card!!!! The colors are perfect

Sabina said...

Hello,
thank you for your nice comment on my blog. I'm now your follwer :-)
Your cards are great!
Hugs Sabina

Deloris said...

Congratulations on the Inky Antics DT and on being published! Your cards are wonderful!

Deloris said...

Congratulations on the Inky Antics DT and being published!

Your cards are wonderful!

Shelley said...

Such a great card!! Thanks for joining in this weeks One Stop Craft Challenge. Hugs Shelley xx

gina g said...

Gorgeous card True. Thanks so much for joining us at the OSCC for our challenge this week. luv gina xx

Kathy said...

Wow - love your blog! Just found your link over at the Inky Antics site.

Antonella said...

This is a beautiful card (as always)... I love the colors and the ribbon is really neat. The bunch of hearts is so cute... hmmm, I could even translate that to quilling. Congrats on being published! Hugs, antonella :-)

iluvmybugs said...

Beautiful True....just beautiful!!! TFS and congrats on the new DT spot!!!
Hugs,
~Terry~

Teresa Jenkins said...

Congratulations! Such a beautiful card, I absolutely love your coloring!

Sue D said...

I just came over from the Inky Antics blog--congratulations! Your card is gorgeous!

Gloria Stengel said...

What a bright and fun card! Thanks for playing along at Paper Sundaes this week.

jperr said...

Your card is lovely as usual.So glad to have a chance to win blog candy.
Jocelan

Mary Friederichsen said...

Gorgeous card True! I love the bright and cheerful colors, reminds me of spring for sure!

Congratulations on all the exciting things going on for you! I bet you are on cloud 9!!
Thank you for sharing!
Blessings and Hugs,
Mary

RustyBird said...

What a BEAUTIFUL card! I love it!

Cat Spicer a.k.a. Spicey Cat Chick said...

Another amazing card True D!!! Thanks for sharing it at the OSC New Beginnings challenge last week and the chance at some yummy candy.

Cat Spicer, OSCC DT

elsi67 said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for playing with us at WOC♥