Tuesday, August 24, 2010

A BLOG HOP, A card, & An award

I have gots alot to tell ya'll about today so listen up and listen up good!!!


Prairie Fairy is having a BLOG HOP!
When you ask?
The fun starts this Friday, August 27th at 10:00 am
You don't want to miss this event. The Fairy has been a little quiet for a while but is back & breaking loose with some MAJOR NEWS, MAJOR blog candy, prizes, & a new MAJOR digital release that will blow you away!
The DT have also been busily creating some extra special projects for your viewing pleasures.
The fun doesn't end there because all the DT members are having their own candy giveaways at their blogs too- My candy will be the one at the beginning of my blog here (with extras to be added if I get over 200 followers)!
You heard right! There is just too much candy to miss here!
The fun all starts at the Prairie Fairy Blog on Friday Aug. 27th at 10:00am when the FFF challenge goes live ... soooooo,


I have a card to share.
Yup, a Christmas one! Deck the halls, eh?!!? (yup, I'm Canadian)
First pic is of one of my newest aquisitions..........Christmas flower soft complete with stems & a bouquet!
I added some Christmassy feel ribbon to spice things up a notch.
This was my first time using this stuff & definitely WILL NOT be my last. I love it so much!

Oh & yup there's Tilda........IN RED!
I used another one of my new stash......COPICS....to color her face. The rest of her is colored with watercolor pencils, blending stumps and baby oil.
I added liquid applique to her hat & dried it with a heat gun to give it the puffy feel.

This is the underside of my card. Matched the paper on the upper side (see last pic).
I added a sticker snowman to give it the winter wonderlandy (is that even a word) feel!! lol

Here 's she is.
Yup, an easle.
It's been a while since I made one, so thought it was about time!

Challenges for my card :
OSSAT- say it with shapes
The Stamp Man- Easle card
The Crazy Challenge- Merry Christmas
Sew Many Challenges- Christmas in August
Creative Cottage- Christmas
Bah-Humbug- winter wonderland
Winter Wonderland- walkin' in a winter wonderland
CSAYL- 2 or more ribbons (lace count?)
Just Magnolia- Let's get sentimental
Donna's Den of Crafts- lots of layers (on sentiment, behind Tilda)
Stamp with Fun-card for a girl
Daring Cardmakers- material girl (inspired by Santas outfit)
Stampavie & more- Christmas in summer
Fab'n'Funky- flower power
Papertake Weekly- 3 (snowflakes), 2 (pointsettas), 1(image)


An award from a fellow Totally Tilda Chick:

Now I must do the following:

1. Thank the person who gave it to me: Thanks Christine @ Nanaseaside's Crafting Creations Mwah!
2. put award on your blog (done)
3.list 3 things about yourself (here goes)
1. I am a nail biter, although I have nails for the first time in my life as I type this.....no skin though! lol
2. I believe in the saying "everything happens for a reason"----cus it just does.
3. I don't give my hubby nearly enuf credit- LOVE YOU hon!
4.post a pic you love (see below)
5. Pass on to 5 people (hmmm)

See you on Friday!!!!! FOR THE HOP OF A LIFETIME!!


~Jeri~ said...

Very pretty!! Love the details and elements of your easel card!

Thanks for joining us at Sew Many challenges!

lindyloo said...

awww what a super card hun thanks for joining us at the creative cottage huggies lindyloo x

Polly Pierce said...

lovely card, and i love your colours too
thanks for joining in at OSAAT challenge this week, hope you can stop by next week too
Paula xx

Suzi said...

So much to take in, first your Christmas flower soft looks fab, I love Tilda and the card design, Your children are so beautiful. Lastly, thank you for thinking of me when passing out this lovely award. I'll post it when I get a minute possible 2012!!! lol. Mwaaaah.
Suzi x

Crafty Creations said...

Wow - terrific Xmas card!! Love how you used the puffy stuff on the hat!!! Thanks for visiting my blog :)

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous card, love the snowflakes and lace
thanks for sharing and playing along with us at Winter Wonderland this week, hope to see you back on Friday for the next challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Carla aka scrappypug said...

Fab card as usual...and what a sweet pic of your kiddos! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly! :)

Karen said...

Very pretty, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas Club.

Ginny said...

gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at FnF

Lori said...

Oh yoy yoy! This looks even better than I remember, totally gorgeous!

Debs said...

thanks soooo much for the cherries on top award, you're the greatest. Love it!!
This card is to die for. Fabulous details and coloring wow, wow, wow,

Jo Davies said...

Wonderful Christmas card, loving your style,
Great Job!!!

Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us over at One Stitch At A Time this week. Good Luck!

Jo x

LuLu said...

Stunning card - love all the layers and attention to detail. Many thanks for joining us at "Fab'n'Funky" challenges this week and we look forward to seeing you again real soon.


Tracy said...

this is just so sweet, love all the detail and gorgeous colours. Thanks for joining us at The Creative Cottage, I hope you will join us again. Tracy x

Max said...

Super card and well done for managing to qualify for so many challenges. Don't know how you keep track of them all LOL! Thank you for sharing with us at Bah! Humbug!

Max's Craft Creations
Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

Trisha said...

Holy moly woman! That's TDF-look at how u colored Tilda-jealous!! Is that our order of copics that came in? And that flower soft awesome! I love it, i love it! Thanks for playing with us at DCD's Xmas Club. xoxo T.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Really pretty card, I just love easel cards they are so addictive lol
Thanks for joining us this week at The Crazy & OSAAT
hugs shell xx

Sue said...

Hi ya
wow gorgeous card, luv the rich colours, beautiful design, fabulous colouring,thank you for joining us at The Creative Cottage this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Irene said...

Hello Cor

What a gorgeous card, I love it. I love all the different shades of red. Oh and your little flowersoft vase - just perfect. Your attention to detail is fantastic, and of course your card is perfect for our challange.

Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah!Humbug!


Monaliza Sena said...

lindo seu blog,ja te segui e segui os blogs que voce pediu,beijos

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Very pretty card and so many elements to it. Thanks for playing along at Winter Wonderland. Hope to see you back on Friday. Marianne x

Vintage Milly said...

Hi Cor, your card is just gorgeous, I love how you have coloured Tilda. I have never used flower soft yet, you have made the flowers look great. Super gorgeous pic of the children too,

Michelle said...

Fabulous creation - love Tilda and that flower soft is too cool. Yes, lace counts and your card is fantastic! Thanks for joining us at CSAYL this week!!

Michelle said...

A lovely card and a great entry for The Stampman's challenge.
x Michelle

Vixykins said...

Thats soooo pwitty!! Have left you an award on me blog but you already got it *doh!*

Craftyanny said...

Beautiful card, great colouring too
Thanks for playing along with the Crazy and Creative Cottage challenges this week
Anne x

Dora said...

A lovely card Cor, and your daughter is adorable xx

Jane said...

This is gorgeous! thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane xxx

kim.mom said...

GORGEOUS!!! Love all the beautiful detail! TFS with us at SMC!

Maria said...

Hi Corry! Beautiful job on your card! Your Tilda is so pretty! I love the lace that you used! You did a wonderful job with our challenge! Thank you for playing along with us again at Christmas Stampin All Year Long!!


Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Oh my goodness... this is gorgeous!!!

Thank you for participating in Sew Many Challenges this week!

Mummylade said...

such a wonderful card. Thank you so much for entering the SFTW challenge, good luck!

Susie Sugar said...

Corry this card is amazing the best I love it to bits
But you don''t need me to tell you how lovely it is ....look how many comments you got on it that speaks out loud we love your work darling
Hugs Susie xx

Evgenia said...

So cute! So nice details!!! Thank you for playing with us at Die Cut Dreams Christmas Club!

Padster said...

Gorgeous - thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week and good luck - xx

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