Friday, July 9, 2010

1st post- GDT Christmas Stampin' All Year Long

Well, I am just tickled pink to be a GDT over at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long (CSAYL).
I found their challenge blog one day then BOOM I entered a card for that challenge & BAM they picked me to be a GDT!!! WOOHOO! I just love making Christmas Cards, maybe because it is my favorite holiday. All those carols, presents, yummy meals & times spent with just warms the cockles of my heart!!!

CSAYL is changing things up a bit & in doing so has wonderful news!
 They've decided to start sponsoring rubber stamp/digital stamp companies several times each month.
How fun is that?

 Pink Cat Studio was kind enough to sponsor this week's challenge & we're doing a sneak peek of the new stamp sets that will be released on July 16th. There will be 5 different sets that will be released as rubber stamps. In the mean time, a few of the Christmas images are currently available for purchase as digital images so stop by Pink Cat Studio and check them out.

The winner of this week's challenge will receive TWO of the new Pink Cat Studio Christmas rubber stamp sets to be released so be sure to stop by CSAYL and play along in this week's challenge. (The winner will be announced on July 16th). Good luck!

This week's challenge is a "free challenge" meaning create a card any way you want. . .show us your creativity!!

The set I am presenting is called Christmas Penguins! Aren't they cute!

I colored my images with watercolor pencils , baby oil & blending stumps. I used BG Eskimo Kisses DP with various color cardstock. I printed the penguin on the candy cane swing twice & popped him up for a 3D effect. I added glitter to the bods of both my lil penguins & finished them off with liquid applique to the rims of their Santa hats!
Finally , some brads in the candy cane swing bows on top, a couple buttons & of course the famous Christmas Pointsetta completed my card ensemble!!
I had much fun creating this card!

Please stop by the CSAYL (Christams Stampin' All Year Long) challenge blog &amp give the DT some Holiday Wishes &; play along for a chance to win not one but TWO rubber stamp sets from Pink Cat Studio! .

Challenges for my card:
 ABC Christmas Challenge- N for Noel (anything Christmas)
Corrosive Challenge- Christmas Time
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday- Christmas in July
Simple Doodles- holiday fun
Stamp Simply - Christmas in July
Bah Humbug- card for a friend
Lots to do- hats or crowns


Lori said...

Love the glittery tummies, cute image! And warm cockles...oh my!

crafty creations said...

Fabulous fun card

Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge xx Hilda

li-bee-ti said...

Such a cutie image!
I love that glitter look.
Lovely card.
Thank you for playing with us at Simple Doodles, and we hope to see you again on our new challenge.

Anonymous said...

Very cute! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Christmas Card Challenges!

margie c said...

So cute! Great colors!
hugs, margie

StephC said...

Adorable! Love your take on this weeks sketch. So glad you joined us for another Christmas Card challenge. Hope you'll play along again soon! :)

Ann said...

Totally gorgeous card - love it. Congrats on your DT positions - well deserved.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

Margreet said...

gorgeous card Corry..congrats on your wonder they picked're such a great artist!
xxx Margreet

hayward69 said...

What a really cute card. The penguin is adorable. Love the dp and the layout.

Thanks for joining in with us on ABC Christmas Challenge Blog.

Jayne xx

Debs said...

COngrats on the GDT spot, you are on a roll, great stuff!! I just love this penguin he is too cute and I really like the layout. Can I borrow your horseshoe? lol. I see you won something too, awesome!!! Three kids Cor and cardmakin & blog talent, you know you're not gonna wanna go back to work, hehe!!

BananaStamper said...

So cute! Thanks for joining us at Sparkle's Christmas card challenge!

Irene said...

Hello Cor

What a cute and adorable penguin. I love your design paper. I am sure your friend will be delighted to receive your gorgeous card.

Thank you so much for entering our latest challange.

Bah! Humbug!

KraftyKoolKat said...

Lovely card Corry. Thank you for entering ABC Christmas challenge and hope to see you next time.
Cathy (Guest Designer)

Maria said...

Hey Corry! Your card turned out beautifully. . I really love what you did with the images. The colors of your card are so pretty and the glitter is so pretty! Hey, I wanted to let you know that Melissa posted your card on the Pink Cat Studio blog. . congratulations!! Thank you for being our GDT! You did a wonderful job!


inlovestamping said...

Thanks for playing along with us Corry! Your card is so adorable! I love the glitter and the puff you added to the hat is a fun detail!

Connie :-)

The Wired Angel said...

Darling card, Corry.. And just perfect for our challenge this week. Thanks for being our guest DT member at Christmas Stampin'. It's nice to meet you and have you join us. Hugs, Peggy x

Makiko Jones said...

This is so lovely and sweet x-mas card!! I love the detail on the penguin! Great dimension too!
Thank you for playing along the FTTC with us.

Jacqui said...

This is awesome!! Thanks so much for playing along and being the guest designer for our team!
Keep up the great work.

Michelle said...

Such a wonderful card! Love that the penguin sparkles!! So glad you joined us at CSAYL - and congrats on being a guest DT with us! Hope you'll join us again :)

Anonymous said...

Really cute card, such a cute image and sparkly! yay! Thanks for joining in with us on the ABC Christmas challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

Annie said...

a fabulous Noel card and I love that cute penguin! thank you for sharing with us on the ABC Christmas Challenge blog.
hugs, annie x

Helen said...

Adorable - those penguins are soooo sweet!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Tip Top said...

Wonderful colours and sparkle! Thanks for joining in with the Simple Doodles Challenge - hope you to see you again next time!

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