Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Sundays With Crissy--Challenge #10--Buttons & Bows

Hey there!! Thanks for coming by today!! Our most recent challenge over at Sundays With Crissy is Buttons & Bows!! I used Crissy's new image Autumn Harvest Ride this time around. I soooooo enjoy colouring carousel horses--they are so open to interpretation!! You can get away with colouring them in a whimsical fashion or true-to-life. I am especially fond of large horses, they always seem so gentle, so when I saw Crissy's new "work-horse" image I just had to use it. I chose to colour it more realistic this time 'round, but I am sure it will turn up pink or purple in another card I do in the future (LOL)!! My favourite season is Autumn so colouring this "fall-themed" image was an added pleasure!!

I added some Icicle Stickles to jazz up the tassels and the pumpkin creases!!

For all those of you out there who are "Button-Challenged" like me, here's a sneaky way to incorporate buttons into your projects!! ☺

The Recipe:

Digi Stamp: Autumn Harvest Ride--Whimsy Stamps
Printed On: Neenah Paper
Cardstock: Bazzil Papers
DP: Francis Meyer--Pumpkin Pie Plaid & Handmade Paper
Media: Copic Markers--Y02, Y11, Y17, Y38, YR15, YR07, R20, R27, R29, R59, YG03, YG 25, G20, G12, C00, C01, C02, C04, C07, C09, E33, E35, E50, E51, E53, E55.
Flowers: Creative Memories
Metal Spacers: Blue Moon Beads
Gems: Hero Arts
Ribbon: Michael's
Stickles: Icicle
Buttons: My Stash

If you would like to see some more inspiration using buttons and bows click here to go to the Sundays With Crissy blog. The rest of our fabulous DT has come up with some amazing creations!! Also, don't forget to pop back to see Patricia's entry on the 29th!!

If you would like to enter your own Buttons and Bows creation click here to go to Crissy's original post for this challenge. Scroll down and click on the blue froggie link to upload your card/project.

This month Stitchy Bear Stamps is our sponsor!! They are generously giving away 5 digital stamps of your choice from their online store and Crissy is giving away 3 of her digital stamps of your choice. Crissy's images can be found at Squigglefly, Whimsy Stamps, or at Wags 'n Whiskers. In order to have your name entered into the draw for this prize package, you must upload your project using the Buttons & Bows theme by midnight, Sunday, October 31st!! You must use at least one image from either Stitchy Bear Stamps or one of Crissy's digital stamps. You are also welcome to enter your own card using the Buttons and Bows theme with an alternate image, but you won't be eligible for the prize draw. There have been some amazing entries already--can't wait to see what you come up with!!

Have a blessed day!!

Sarah ☺

Friday, October 1, 2010

New Digi Stamps by Crissy Armstrong!!

Have you heard the news?! Today, over at Whimsy Stamps, 4 new images have been released drawn by Crissy Armstrong!!! These images are perfect for Fall--->Check them out...

Anna's Hallowe'en

Bobby's Hallowe'en

Autumn Harvest Ride

Ride 'em Cowboy

Click on any of the images above and you will be taken directly to the Whimsy Stamps site where you can purchase these images!!!
ALSO----> Our the new challenge for October starts today over at Sundays With Crissy---->click--->HERE for more details. Remember our challenge is perpetual--meaning, every few days, throughout the month, a member of our design team (including myself) will be posting their own card/project for the challenge--so pop in regularily if you want some inspiration. Also, if you enter your own creation using one of Crissy's digi images you'll have a chance to win an awesome prize!! Details on Sundays With Crissy blog!!
Hope it's sunny where you are!! Have a blessed day!!
Sarah ☺