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Monday, February 1, 2010

"Porridge The Pretty Piggy" Card - My first EIO DT Card! Woot woot!

Hello All!
I am very excited because this is my first official project for Embellish-Online.com!
I had this cute little Sugar Nellie stamp already colored up from about a year ago. I love to color so I have done way more images then I have made cards for! LOL! I have a whole drawer of them just waiting to be used on a card! Any who...Barb from Embellish-Online.com sent me my first box of DT goodies and when I saw the pretty Pink Paislee-"Cupid Collection" papers, I instantly thought of this image. The colors were PERFECT!

The piggy is popped several times then glittered and shined. I added some flowers that I punched out of the same paper, some punched leaves, some stitching, and that pretty May Arts - 1" satin ribbon  also from Embellish-Online.com.

That reminds me....Embellish-Online.com has a special going on right now! For every $5.00 in American Crafts products you purchase, you will receive a spool of American Crafts Ribbon FREE! (while supplies last) Can't beat that deal with a wet noodle!

I am entering this card in the following challenge:
Stamp Scrap and Doodle Saturdays - Open
Cup Cake Craft - 4 Legged and Furry
Cute Cars Thursday - Bloomin Gorgeous

Card Recipe:
STAMP USED: Sugar Nellie - "Porridge"
CS/PAPERS: Pink Paislee's ~ Cupid Collection - "Love Potion" and "Heart's Bloom", Core'dinations, Bazzill
INK: Staz-On, Color Box's "Chestnut" and "Olive" Versa Magic's Malted Mauve
ACCENTS/TOOLS: Stickles "yellow" and "lime green", green brads, May Arts 1" Satin ribbon in Champagne, pop dots, tine leaf and flower punches, Crystal Effects, sewing machine, thread,
COLORING: Prismacolors watercolor pencils
TECHNIQUES: Stampin, sewing, 3D popping, water color

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I hope you will leave a comment if you like my latest piece of heART. Shoot....I would love a comment if you don't!  Your comments are the whole reason I take the time to blog!  ;)

Thanks and hugs your way,
True :)


debb said...

Stunning card- love the piggy! And congrats on the DT!

auntbeespickles said...

Oh True, this card is just adorable! Those flower punches are really cute and I have never seen a small leaf punch like that. The card is great and I am sure they will be please with it. Great job girl!!

Juls said...

awhhhh Just too gorgeous!! Love your stitching detail. Hugs Juls

PinksyDoodles said...

This is a gorgeous card True. I have a box of coloured images too - I find colouring so therapeutic.
Clare x

Christine said...

The coloring is so true to life!

Bibi said...

That piggy is way too cute! :)

Tracy said...

Gorgeous True,truly stunning!

Mina said...

I love this SN stamp True, know exactly what you mean about having coloured images...I guess I must be a big kid I love colouring so much lol...stunning card
Mina xxx

Shelly said...

Adorable card! I love the image and all the details! That piggy looks so content! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
Hugs Shelly ;)

Steph said...

Wow, what a stunning card! I love all the details and the colouring. Beautiful! x

Boni Boutelle-Jones said...

Oh True this is exactly how I feel! LOL I gave up chocolate and caffeine and haven't lost a pound. LOVE, love, love your little gingham piggy.

Annie said...

love your little pink piggy card, especially as gingham is a favourite of mine! thanks for joining in the fun with us at CCT this week. hugs, annie x

Dianne said...

AWWWWW, this card is so sweet. The soft colors and the ribbon really make the image pop. Your coloring brought this little piggy to life.

BrendaLea, the Prpldy said...

Your piggy card is wonderful! It couldn't be more perfect!


The Crafty Den said...

HI True, what a perfect card for our challenge! The image is so cute and your papers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Tolegranny said...

I just found your blog and I'm in love with Miss Piggy. Great cards

America said...

You do such GORGEOUS WORK!!!!!

Kreativmonster said...

Oh True, what w sweetie! I love the colours and the materials and the colouring and the image and simply everything about this card!

Leah l'Orange said...

okay, i can totally see myself CASE-ing this card from you - it's SO cute, True!

i love the little gingham punched flowers, and the chickies in the image are just ADORABLE!!

that ribbon technique has been a fave of mine for a long time, yet somehow i forget to use it! what's that all about? well THANK YOU for the reminder. :D

you are a wonderfully busy girl, and i love visiting. xo

Liza said...

Gorgeous work and a great design. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

Schokoladina said...

Hello from Germany, I love this "little" pig and you made such a cute card with it ... great. I love your nice cards.
Hugs Petra

Caroljenks said...

Your colouring is perfection, your choice of papers and colours beautiful and your layout gorgeous!

Carol x

Laurie Wilson said...

I am LOVIN' this pig! You sure brought him to life! Simply amazing!

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

True, this little pig is just adorable! Your cards are beautiful, each and every one of them. Congrats on your latest DT! Your blog is just so inspiring!

Linanna DESIGNS said...

Good morning True, this really is such a gorgeous card hunny. This image is fabulous, but i adore the papers, off to follow your link to where you got them from!!! hope your having a good week, its lovely not having to do the school run! enjoy your day hugs Linda x