Hi Everyone, Sorry for the delay with this blog post, life got in the way. I do have a fun Giveaway for 3 of the Image & Journal Notes Booklets we just had reprinted and I picked our Happy Easter stamp Set but the winner can pick any items worth $35.00 if they prefer and we will cover the shipping. I will announce a random.org winner next Thurs, April 21/11.
I like the changes and colors in the revised Birds & Botanical and Childhood so much more I put the old ones on sale ($2.00 off) for $4.75 while quantities last. The Christmas Booklet was fine and didn't need many changes.
DT Member Heidi Blakenship designed this stunning birthday card using our Poppy Clear Art Stamp set, with the Dragonfly. The border and the background text stamps are from Artsy Banners and the pretty sentiment is from our Angel Blessings Set. Heidi gives great step by step instructions HERE on her blog
Look at this super pretty 3D Shadow Box that DT Member Julie Campbell created using an AccuCut Portrait Shadow Box ( by designer Vicki Chrisman) and embellishing it with our Altered Fairy and Love Mail Creative Scraps. The pearls and ribbon add extra pretty appeal.
Julie also made this lovely thank you card after winning a great prize package. The bashful lady is from our Girlfriend Creative Scraps and you can get details HERE on Julie's Blog.
I have a couple of very charming cards by Tammy Roberts our Guest Designer last month . I love the sunny warm yellow of this card and how well it goes with the pinks and image from our Little Blessings Creative Scraps.
Tammy used one of the poems from our Love Mail Creative Scraps on this card
and it turned out so pretty! You can see the posting HERE on her blog
Remember last week when I posted a link to the video Beate Johns did on how to paint with bleach? She sent me a link to a new Video Tutorial she made on Stamping With Bleach and she used our Love you Mother Clear Art Stamps.
I have more inspiring and fun cards by our April Guest Designer Sophie La Fontaine! On this adorable card Sophie used the little girl and rose from Thinking of You, She drew the picture frame, window and curtains and stamped the border. The barn is from our Down on the Farm Stamp set, the little house is from the mini stamp set in our Family Postcard Kit.
This card crack me us with the way Sophie stamped the barn again and the sheep reading from our Book Lovers stamp set. She used a Cuttlebug and Divine Swirls for the sky and you can read all the details and full supply list HERE on her Splitcoast Gallery.
Here is a new card Sophie stamped with our Feel Better stamps and colored with Copic Markers. I like the way she has the nurse holding a big flower she stamped with text and how she just painted a long stem.
This card is older but I wanted to show how she used the same Feel Better set and has the nurse holding the medicine tray and drew a bed for the little bear stamp from the set.
I wanted to show you the 'Story of Me Stamp Set' that Sophie used on the next card, so you could see how she transformed the little boy into a little girl.
Recipe Book Girl - Sophie says; "I made this card for my niece and so turn the boy into a girl I drew little hairbows and pigtails, added ruffles to the socks and shorts, cut off the top tuft of hair. Oh, also I colored the shoes like black Mary Janes." Stamp sets used: Child with book from Story of Me, Shelf supports from: Frame It, Foods & "Recipes" from: Kitchen Classics, Wall design from: Floral Art, Girl on book's cover and decorative shelf from mini stamp set in: Kitchen Mail Postcard KitCar Lover Boy Sophie says; "I made this card for my nephew Luke who loves cars and I had fun painting flames on the car." Clear Art Stamp sets used: Boy with Book: Story of Me, Large & small car and flag: Car Classics. Word ‘Imagine’ from Story Time Vintage Postcard Kit
I came back to edit this and ask a couple of questions if you want to include any feedback in your comment. Do you prefer to have stamp sets with several separate pieces you can build with, or do you like layered collage style designs better? Do you ever buy digital stamp downloads or would you be interested?
Note: I will be posting details on our first CD, Creating With Vintage Patterns next week and I'm over the moon excited!
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