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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Multi Challenge Penguin Card w/ My Friend Wendy's CDS Illustration!

Hello All!
I was in the mood for a few challenges this morning and I just received "Clear Dollar Stamp's" adorable "Just Chillin" set illustrated by my friend Wendy Hall, so I used it for the challenges.
It is a simple little "Thank You" card made in "easel fold style". I had not seen one until I hit "Secret Crafter Saturday's Challenge" blog this morning. It is too cool!
The glittered Cardstocks are from "Doodlebug Designs" and the blue CS is Bazzill Dots. I altered the sentiment to fit a couple of other challenges. The set has some really cute ones but I needed a "Thank You" card so I stamped the "Brrry" and the rest I did on my computer.

Here are the challenges I entered this one in...
Mojo Monday Challenge - Sketch
Used it! ;)
Secret Crafter Saturday - Easel Cards
My first and it was fun!
Colour Create Challenge - Blue, Silver and White
check, check and check! ;)
Simon Says Stamps Challenge - Simon Says - "Give Thanks"
Thank you card. :)
This would have fit perfectly into SSSC "Sparkle" challenge last week too!
Pile It On - "Thank You" + other challenges
Yeppers....Thank You card and a few other challenges!
All Sorts Challenge - "Bring Out Your Bling"
I used gems, glitters, sparkly ribbon, and glittered cardstock
My Time to Craft Challenge - "So Many Scallops"
In my card it could be "SEW many scallops"!
I stitched a scalloped frame around the card and also added some punched scallops around the sentiment . I also used some scalloped ribbon.
Creative Card Crew - Ribbons and Gems
Used 'em both!
Die Cuts R Us - "Nest Something"
I used 2 sizes of Spellbinder's square Nestabilities on the main image and the frame for it. I also nested the scallops behind the sentiment.

Please take a second and leave me a comment so I will know you dropped by. :)
Oh...I almost forgot...if you love sparkle and shine too, CLICK HERE to go to my blog candy post for your chance to win a huge set of Martha Stewart glitters. AFTER you leave a comment on my card...hint hint and wink! ;)
Good luck my friends!
True :)


Shawne said...

Wow True, this is one sparkly cute card! I love the sparkly snow and the blue sponging! Isn't that penguin the sweetest!

Lisa Lara said...

I love the blue Trudy-True. So sparkly. I love the hat. He is so cute. I love this card technique. I haven't tried it yet.

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

super cute

Thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

Susan said...

Such a cutie!
I love blue sparkly Christmas cards - its gorgeous!

Lisa Lara said...

Hey Trudy-True,
I have an award for you on my blog at this link:http://lisaslifelines.blogspot.com/2009/11/making-smiles-on-faces-award.html
Because you make me smile.

Mandy said...

Such a sweet card.


Edith said...

Beautiful and sweet card, True! I love all the sparkly you put on it. Image is cute!

made by fifi said...

aawww so cute - thank you for joining in MTTC challenge x

Jill said...

gorgeous card True love the cute little penguin thanks for joining us at scsc hugs Jill xx

Lesley said...

Fab card True, such a cute little penguin! Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

Kim. said...

A really lovely gorgeous card, I also made my first easel card today. Great sentiment adjustment. Beautiful.
Kim xXx

Rhonda Miller said...

Oh, what a great card. I love the little penguin. TFS.


Daniele said...

Fab Fab Fab such a cute card thanks for joining us at MTTC hugs

Jules said...

Hi True

What a brilliant card.

Love the shape, the colours, your image and all the lovely stitching.

But of coure the best bit is the bling!! LOL!!

Thank you for joining in my challenge with Allsorts - I hope you enjoyed it.

Love Jules xx

CFLanger said...

Oh this is adorable, True! That image is adorable (and beautifully colored) and that glitter paper is perfect!

Janiel/ janny said...

Hi True, This is adorable!!!
So glad that you joined us at Colour Create.
hugs, janiel

Wendy Hall said...

Luuuuuuuuv it True!! I also luv the Easel card!! Will have to try this out!!

Rufus said...

Oh that little guy is just SOOO cute! Now I've got another darn thing on the "want" list! Will have to try out an easel card one of these days. Great card!

LORi said...

Hey True...Fabulous card as always!!! So happy you joined in the DCRUS fun!!

Hugs ~ LORi

auntie lisa said...

Very adorable card. I love cards that have lots of sparkle. This little penquin is VERY cute. And you did a great job working in all of those challenges. I really want to try an easel card- going to have to give it a try now. Thanks for sharing with us.

paola said...

stunning card True, and i love the stitching, i gotta do some stitching on my cards but i just got a new sewing machine and dont wanna mess it up, catch 22.

Sol said...

Great Card.. Love the colours.. Also the sewing in the same blue...

Debbie said...

Love the easel card and will definately have to give this a try.

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous,such an adorable image and your stitching is beautiful!!!
Hugs xx

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

I really lov ethe layout and colour combo on this card the penguin is super sweet too!

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Trace Dee said...

I love this card it's soooo cute



aardvarkpest said...

Beautiful card. Love all the sparkle and the image is so cute.


Tracey said...

Such a cute card True & well done on all those challenges!


Gro said...

Beautiful card. Love the little penguin
Thanks for joining us at Allsorts

Helen said...

Awww...such a sweet card!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

True, your card is absolutely STELLAR! Lovin' the penguin, the stitching, the sparkle...of course the card design is wonderful. Very glad to have you at the DCRU Challenge this week.


debby4000 said...

Adorable sweet card, love the cute Penquin.

Unknown said...

Just adorable and love the glitter! - judy

Chrissie said...

Absolutely stunning card. Thank you SO much for joining in with the challenge from MTTC this week!

Iris said...

Oh what a brilliant card, great work, I love the cute little penguin.

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge.

Iris and the DT

Debs said...

Hiya True
Gorgeous card - love the sparkle!
Thanks for joining us at Allorts this week.
take care
Debs xx

Dawn B. said...

This is so pretty and sparkley. I love this style of card.. Great stitching.. Super job True...

Unknown said...

Wow, this is super cute!!! I love it!!! Thanks for playing along with PIO.

Deanne said...

WOW! Love this card! The sparkle is fabulous! The image is so adorable! (I am a big fan of Clear Dollar Stamps) My favorite details is the sewn border - so cool!

I also just sat and stared at your slide show! You are uber talented Trudy! Holy Cow girl - I am in absolute awe at your gorgeous creations!!!

Fantastic Work! Thanks for joining in at Colour Create!

xx-Deanne and the entire Colour Create Design Team

Anonymous said...

Hi True!! You know I just ADORE penguins and you've done such a GORGEOUS job with this one!! I love your easel creation and all the beautfiul colors and textures you've added to this!! HUGS

Moshie said...

This has to be one of my favs yet! I love easel cards and I love penquins! Just adorable!

Terry@ a quilting blog said...

I love this easel card True...especially all the sparkle!!! TFS