Thursday, January 21, 2010

Just Saying HELLO ...

HELLO Everyone!!!
Just one creation to share with you today!

My card today is for two challenge ...

Paper Maniac - Texture, Faux or Real Stitching & ODD Shaped Buttons
Digital Tuesday #42 - Sketch

Here are the elements used in this creation:

Stamps: The Stamp Pad Co. (sentiment), Crafty Secrets (Hello sentiment)
Papers: Very Vanilla, Pink Pirouette, Real Red, Cosmo Cricket dp, Daisy D's dp
Inks: Versafine black
Accessories: *Wink*Wink*Ink (FREE) image, Bucket 'O Buttons, Distresser, Gingham ribbon & gold thread from Stamp By Step, Nestabilities Long Scallops, Pop Dots, Martha Stewart Arch Lattic border punch, Creative Memories fine tip black marker
Techniques: Distressing ... Faux Stitching

THANKS for stopping by today and please come back tomorrow for the 2nd RAISE THE BAR challenge ... it's going to be FUN!!! You don't want to miss it!!!

OH ... AND ... did you see there is a Design Team Call over at the NEW *Wink*Wink*Ink Blog?? If you love adorable digi's like this pretty kitty (which they have FREE for you to try) ... please check this out!!!

Have A GREAT Day!!!


  1. Darlene, just checking your blog this morning and what a wonderful surprise! LOL You have done a beautiful job with our freebie image! Love it! :o)

  2. This is darling! I love the heart buttons.

  3. Oh wow!! Dar, this is just gorgeous hun!! I love card with those pretty papers and that sentiment on kitty's envelope is so sweet! :) HUGS

  4. Oh this is so cute. I have this image too and was going to ink it up. You've done a wonderful job coloring this precious kitty. Just lovely! hugs, Angela

  5. This is wonderful I adore that image and your colours I love it and thank you so much for joining our challenge at Digital Tuesday

    Lorraine x

  6. This is really CUTE- The coloring on the cat is Amazing!


  7. So cute, Darlene! This kitty diva looks perfect on pink and love that 'hello' greeting on her envelope!!

  8. Such a sweet and adorable card.. Love the cute little cat.. Great colors too..
    Hugs, Linda

  9. Dar ..! That cat is too awesome! reminds me of the Siamese I had as a kid!!! beautiful card!

  10. What a cute kitty...another digi download, huh? You make it look very tempting but I better wait before I develop another addiction. Thank you for the nice comments you leave on my blog...I really appreciate it. The rain has finally stopped for now. Hopefully it will dry out tomorrow, I am planning on heading over to's only a half hour's drive. Lucky me!

  11. What a gorgeous card - love the cool cat - cute!
    Might have to check them out. . .
    Teri x

  12. Darlene, what a cute card! Love that red and pink together!! Great job!!


  13. Now how sweet is this Dar? My cat-loving-sis would absolutely LOVE this one! What a darling image! Love your buttons and embossing too!

  14. This cat is so adorable! It really looks more like a photo than a stamped image. You did a fantastic job.

    Thanks for sharing,

  15. Your card is beautiful. Love your textured block. Thanks for playing along with Paper Maniac.


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