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Monday, July 20, 2009

"Fred She Said" New Release Challenge DT Card + some other challenges

Hi Everyone!
I am soooo excited! Tracey Lynn Miller of "Fred She Said" is releasing a BUNCH of new digis! I have already played with some of them and they are too cute!
Fred (Tracey) ;) has decided to have a "New Release" challenge. All you have to do is go to her blog, download the adorable FREE flower pot digi, make a card with it, following the posting directions Tracey has on her page and you could win big! Hope you will join in on the fun!
I will be posting my card made with her freebie in the next day or two.
It will be a judged challenge. All of us DT girls will vote. The winner will win ALL...yes ALL of the new releases plus a $20 gift certificate!
Now, head on over HERE for your free digi and get to craftin'!
Check out my card below before ya go!
I used the new release "Miss Bitty" set from "Fred" Make sure and check out all of the other DT's cards too! We have some fabby artists in our little group! ;)

"Little Miss Bitty Bug" was done with a base of Black Bazzill Swiss Dots and the DP is Basic Grey's new "Lemonade" stack. The ladybugs were hand made by me and I painted Bitty's dress like a ladybug too. This qualifies her for the challenge over at "Stampin' For The Weekend" where they are giving us 3 "Rock and Roll 70's" song titles to choose from for inspiration. I chose "3 Times a Lady by: the Commodores. I guess mine would really be called "3 Times a Lady...Bug" LOL! ;)

This week's challenge at "Stampin' for the Weekend" is being sponsored by "Fred She Said" so you have yet another chance to win "Some Fred"! $25 gift certificate as a matter of fact! So I really hope you will join us!

I am also entering this card in the following challenges:
"Our Creative Corner's" "Triple Play" challenge. They have a list of embellishments and and you have to use at least 3 of them.
I used brads, ribbon, thread, and crystal lacquer.
Simon Says Challenge – “Summer Fruits” - Use summer fruit or summer fruit colors.
I used Basic Grey’s “Lemonade” stack which is lime, lemon yellow, cherry and strawberry colors.
Creative Inspirations – “Stitching…Real of Faux!”
I always stitch on my cards! They are naked without it! LOL!
Dutch Dare Card Challenge – “Use cutting dies and/or punches”
I used my Nesties for the image and frame and punches for the ladybugs and their spots.
Daring Card Makers – “Away with the Fairies”
I think Bitty should count as a fairy too! Don’t you? ;)
Secret Crafters Saturday Challenge – “Spots and Stripes” use ‘em. ;)
Bitty has spots on her dress, there are spots on the ladybugs, and the accent panel behind the image, the DP on the inside, and the ribbons are stripes.

Thanks again for stopping by! Please remember to leave a comment if you have a second. I just LOVE 'em!

True :)


Mel said...

Aww this is beautiful love the glossy dress :)
Mel x

PinksyDoodles said...

Gorgeous card True, I love Little Miss Bitty Bug's shiny dress and the cute ladybirds. Well done on meeting so many challenges - I think she does count as a fairy with her wings.
Clare x

vikkithescrapjunkie said...

Totally stunning and gorgeous True, beautiful image, delicious papers and such fantastic attention to detail. Beautiful creation.
Love n hugs
Vikki xx

Michele Roos said...

Such a gorgeous card True. Love the cute image and the colouring also. Great layering and details to. Hugs Michele x

Kathy said...

Thanks for joining our fairy themed challenge

Michelle Pearson said...

love your adorably cute card! She may be bitty, but she's SO cute! Love the designer papers you've chosen! :)

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

very pretty true

thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

CFLanger said...

Adorable card true! That image is so cute and I just love the way you colored it.

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Cute, cute, cute!! I think it was BRILLIANT to use the lady bug spots on the dress!! Best of luck rockin' the challenges! I'm heading over now to pick up my free digi and see what kind of card I can turn it into!!

Christine said...

She is a sweetie!

Dianne said...

CUTE CUTE CUTE!!! Thanks for the info on the new freebie.

Shauna K said...

hehe love it! super cute image :D and the ladybug theme is adorable!!

csroyal said...

So cute, True! Love the lady bugs!

Anonymous said...

A lovely cute and pretty image and card. :)

Nancy said...

Wonderful! Love the colours and DP's. Your image is so cute, brilliant colouring:O) Beautiful stitching and butterflies.
Thank you for joining us at SFTW this week. Good luck!

Lythan said...

What a super sweet card. I love it!

Maria Matter said...

Gorgeous True! I love her shiny ladybug dress!
Blessings, Maria

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card True :-) I love the image and the layout and papers you used are perfect !! :-)

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)

Lorraine x

Michelle's Daydreams said...

Cute ladybug fairy! :)

Wendy said...

She's a little cutie and love the ladybugs. Thank you for taking part in the SCSC challenge. Hugs, Wendy x

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

What fun uses of color!! I love the glossy ladybugs, and the ladybug dress! The perpendicular lines make for a very finished look. Thanks again for entering the Simon Says Stamp challenge!!

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

What a fun use of color! I love the glossy look to the ladybugs, and the ladybug dress. The perpendicular lines really give the card a finished look. Thanks again for entering the Simon Says Stamp challenge!!

Wendy Hall said...

Super duper True, love your wee bugs too!!

Donna said...

Fabulous card Trudy, love the new Little Miss Bitty Bug, you've done a fabulous job coloring her, and I love the papers and the red you've used, it makes a lovely contrast to the pink and green. Great job on the nesties too. Thanks for taking part this week for FSS in the Stampin' for the Weekend challenge.
Donna xx

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card, True! I love the paper you have used and the cute image. The ladybags and the flowers are gorgeous.
Thank you for joining us at SFTW and good luck! We hope you'll join us again next week. :)

John's Arts & Crafts said...

Very creative & Great Photos! New blog on the Hx. of the Ladybug: http://historyoftheladybug.blogspot.com/

Denise @ kc242 said...

Lovely card True

Linanna DESIGNS said...

Good morning True i absolutely adore this card,what a fabulous image, ill go and take a look at this site for sure. I love all those fabulous papers you've used too! hugs Linda x

Karin said...

Gorgeous card Trudy.
Love the designs, beautifull papers and adorable ladybug image.
Thanks for taking part in the DDCC this week.

xoxo karin

Little C's Creations said...

A very sweet card!

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so gorgeous, wonderful image and details, love the fab papers too.

Carolivy said...

What a totally cute card True! I love that you were able to meet all those different Challenges without making the card cluttered and busy but left the card Fresh and Gorgeous!

Sheila said...

A fabulous card True, a very cute image indeed, love the papers & colours you picked for her.
Thanks for joining us this week on SFTW.
Sheila xx

Aunty Sue said...

what a cute card and fab stitching. Thanks for joining us at creative inspirations. xx

Vicki said...

oh gosh, another amazing creation True, wonderful colours and papers and your stiching looks fab. I love how you coloured this cutie image, her wings and dress looks so pretty and really effective too. Thank you for taking part with this weeks challenge over at SFTW, it;s lovely to have you joining in again this week, good luck xx vicki xx

Kimmi said...

Hi True,
Lovely card, and little Bitty is so cute! Gorgeous papers, fab layout and those tiny bugs are great!

Thank you for joining us this week at "Stampin' for the Weekend" and showcasing the new released from Fred She Said!


Boni Boutelle-Jones said...

Ok that's it! LOL I am going to sit with your blog open on my workspace and just recreate one your works of art. And then I'm going to post it with your name on it! tehehe We'll see if we can tell a difference (DUH?) I'm looking at the little lady lady bug and right below it the Whimsy Owl catches my eye. What an awesome take on the sketch!!

crafty amy said...

Oh wow this is so cute and summery I adore it :D These new images from Fred she said are just irresitable I have got the image and am working on a card already.
Thank you for joining us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck with all those challenges.

X Amy X

CraftyC said...

She's so sweet True, such a pretty image and the papers are gorgeous. The embellishments really stand out in this card and I love the ladybirds. Thanks for taking part in this weeks SFTW and SCSC

Donna said...

Fantastic spots and stripes for this weeks challenge, your card is brill! Thanks for playing along with us at SCSC :) Donna x

Denise @ kc242 said...

Beautifully executed card True!
A stunner!