Saturday, April 23, 2011

Reminder, news & a SUPA-STAR!

Hey ya'll! Hope everyone is having a wonderful April.
Can you believe it's almost over?!>!
Crazyness, hey!

First things first with this post, this is a friendly reminder that the current challenge at LIIU is
------ STITCHING! ------
You don't miss this challenge. But remember you must use a rubber stamp creation to enter!
AND To spice things up:
There is also a DT call doing on with this challenge.
So if you are interested in being on a monthly DT that allows you to ink up your Rubber Stamps, then go check out the deets HERE!  

Next- NEWS--
I've made some important decisions in my blogging life lately & as such, have had to let some of my DT's go  :-(    . The reason behind this is primarily to spend more time with my family this summer....we've got a busy one lined up with swimming lessons, soccer & a family va-ca in August! Also, simply enjoying the weather with my family.
I also want to concentrate more on my scrapbooking, which has taken a serious backseat to all my cardamaking.
HOWEVER, another decision I have made is to concentrate more on designs, DT's & stamps/images that intrigue me to the utmost. Believe me, there are LOTS of those out there! Having said that, there are a few  DT's I would give my left arm to be on (I am right handed so I must keep this one for crafting purposes................enuf
One of those teams is Tickled Pink Stamps, who, BTW, is having a 3 month GDT call at the mo! WooHOO!! I just love these stamps/images & after winning one during one of their new release blog hops, I simply HAD to order more. Nothing like a good piece or rubba!
The stamp I used here is called Lil Fashionette- 80's Sookie. As soon as I saw her I knew I had to have her, cuz she so reminded me of my daughter. She loves her karoeke, Micheal Jackson (especially on Wii), & singing & dancing!

The papers I used are a recent purchase at Micheals. Tim Holtz 12X12 paper pack reg: $26.99 on sale of $7.99. NO KIDDING! YIKES. I nabbed it up.
Lotsa distressing going on.....Stitching.......sponging & another recent purchase..... (at the same time as the aforementioned paper) is a set of Tim Holtz Grunge Paper/Material is sooooo cool, but I have to investigate as to what I can do with it!
Anywho, the frame is of the Grunge material. I sponged it with Vintage Photo ink then sewed on it! The sentiment inside is also stamped with vintage photo ink & is also from the Tickled Pink store.

I also stamped some SU shapes around my little Sookie!
Green satin ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbons & Raffia is from Bunny Zoes. The little yellow swirly circle is misc that I've had FOREVA!  

Wish me luck in the GDT call!

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
Tickled Pink: GDT call - sketch (see below)
Cupcake Craft- lots of layers
Wee Memories- girls just want to have fun
Pile it On-use a rubber stamp
2 Sisters- BINGO- ribbon, swirls, glitter


JLJ Designs said...

Awesome card!


Kimberly said...

Ohhhh so awesome,,,i think you will have me beat in the DT call, i entered as well..your added detail is just perfect, i always have trouble with that..Best of luck.

Chrissy said...

Wonderful card Corry...and I do wish all the very best for DT at TPS.

Kristii said...

Fabulous!!! Love all the texture!!! Good luck with the GDT Call!!!

Kellie said...

I loved reading this post and then when I got to the bit about TPS I was thrilled! Absolutely love your card and your colouring is amazing!


Elly P said...

What a super card!! the image, my grandaughters would adore her. New to blogging but loving all the wonderful inspiration that is around.


Feebsy said...

Wow your card is lovely, I think the TPS images are great. I agree with you about images that intrigue and inspire you the most. I think that's why I like digi stamps so much now I've discovered them, there's just so much out there that's original.

Good luck with the DT call, I think you'd be a great guest designer!


Catherine said...

Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week with such a beautiful card ! Good luck !

Debbie said...

This is adorable, good luck with the GDT call..

Happy Easter

Dora said...

Wow this is super awesome Corry ... I have no doubts about you being in there :) Good luck xxx

cebelica said...

Oh, so cute!

Marilyn said...

Great card Cor! Love the colours & all the distressing.

Crystal said...

hey there girlie!! this card is fabulous & your coloring is amazing too! i just love all your details sweetie! thanks for playing along with us at Pile It On! & hope to see you again soon! hugs

Giovana said...

This is fantastic!! Thanks so much for joining us at Wee Memories this week.

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