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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Merry Christmas

Wow, its been too long since I posted. I am starting to get card making withdrawals, I will be back up and running again after the holidays!! Just wanted to say a great thank you to all my friends and customers for taking the time to stop by this year. I look forward to hearing from you all in 2009.
A very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2009 to all. See you in the New Year.

Friday, December 12, 2008

FINAL THREE CHRISTMAS CARDS FOR 2008




Well I just posted the last of my Christmas cards for this year. I can't believe how quickly another year has flown by!! I have very much enjoyed my first six months selling my cards on EBAY and have made many new friends, both customer and sellers. I look forward to continuing these friendships and hopefully make new ones too in 2009.

To you and your families I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a Happy and Healthy 2009.
Warmest wishes
Wendy (aka Louby Loo)

These cards and more ino are available at http://www.darlingdelights.com/

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Happy New Year 2009 Shaker card











Wow, glitz, glamor and a beautiful Scottish verse with translation, this new year card just sparkles. Its midnight, so Happy 2009. Shaker is filled with little silver beads, glitter and a fabulous clock which I designed with real clock hands (not a functioning clock), the hands will move if shaken hard enough!! Pretty champagne is glass covered with glitter and the year 2009, sits at the bottom of the card. Rows of little silver beads surround the clock. Front of card just sparkles with crystals and glittered paper. Card is 6 x 6 and has been machine stitched.
Inside of card has a a verse from a traditional Scottish song. On the other side of the card I have enclosed the full version of the song with the translation on the reverse side. Very sparkly box envelope. Box envelope is approx 1" wide to protect this beautiful card with a pretty bow closure at the back.
Check out more pics at http://www.darlingdelights.com/ from 7:30p.m. (CST) tonight.




Have a great evening

MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION - CHARITY AUCTION EBAY




I am participating as earlier announced in the 2nd charity - this one is for the MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION. Please take a look at some of the wonderful cards in this auction, they really are stunning and 100% of the money made goes to this wonderful charity. My card is under mwhall8mcz.

Here is the link


Friday, December 5, 2008

LET IT SNOW - Fred She Said




Cute 6 X 6 layered card. Cute card with little boys playing in the snow with their little dogs. Background illustration was designed by me on my graphics program. Lots of layers, pretty stitching, ribbon, snowflake brads on the card. Boys have been popped to create 3D effect.
I have made a little envelope inside to hold a gift card. Colorful coordinating envelope.


Available now at http://www.darlingdelights.com/. Go take a look at the additional pics.

Have a great weekend

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

SNOWMAN HUGS - Fred She Said


This adorable image is a digital download from a company called "Fred She Said" They are so very cute. I have stitched the background, pretty glistening ribbon sits off to the side.
Cute 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" layered card. Little girl and snowman have been popped, colored and glittered. Great coordinating envelope. Coordinating paper and stitched on the inside.
Go to http://www.darlingdelights.com/ for more pics and buying info. Available tonight at 6:30p.m. (CST)

OLD WORLD CHRISTMAS - Sugar Nellie


This is similar to one I did previously, I just love this image.Great 6 x 6 card. Card has lots of layers and kind of reminds me of the Hummel figurines. Wonderful scalloped stitching, pretty ribbon and bells which have been hand sewn onto card, really make this card stand out. Image has been dimensionalised. Coordinating paper and stitched on the inside. Colorful coordinating envelope.
Go to www.darlingdelights.com for more pics and info. Available tonight 7:00 p.m. (CST)
Thanks for stopping by

Sunday, November 30, 2008

CHARITY AUCTIONS ON EBAY


Just wanted to let you all know that I am participating in a couple of Charity auctions on EBAY. They are both for fabulous causes, so please go and take a look.

The first one up is for CANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE ( Established in 1975, CCI provides 4 categories of highly-trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities, including multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, hearing loss and developmental delay. CCI receives no governmental funding and there is no charge for the dog, its training or ongoing follow-up services.)

Click on link below to see all the fabulous cards, all handmade by some of the best card artists on EBAY

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=320322063281

The next one will be available in a few days, I will update you then. Bid if you can for this fabulous cause.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I wish you & your families a very safe and happy holiday. Talk to you all on Monday.


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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

PAPER PIECED SANTA CHRISTMAS





Layered card which has nearly all been paper pieced. A lot of elements of this card have been designed by me. Funny comical characters and a funny title! Look at the sparkly snow in the background. Look at the sparkle. Coordinating inside. 6" x 6" Card comes with a gorgeous box envelope. See pics below for much more detail.
Go to www.darlingdelights.com for more pics and info

Hedgehog Christmas - 4 Mini Cards & Hand Decorated Box







What a great gift, 4 small cards (or large gift tags) and beautifully decorated box.
Box measures approx 4 1/2" x 5" & is 2 1/4" deep, Beautiful decorated inside and out, with pretty cord ribbon on the top, a pretty bow with poinsettia center and two dangling reindeer (you could remove them and use as ornaments). There are 4 cards (3 1/2" x 4 1/4" approx), 2 of them have hedgie in front of a stocking and 2 carrying holly. (Note: cards are really to small for regular mail!!), but great for giving to friends or using as gift cards holders or gift tags. Inside of card (2 red & 2 green ribbon). All cards have coordinating envelopes. All fit nicely inside the box.
See pics below for much more detail.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

HOPEFUL PENGUIN - Inky Antics



Well, another busy day trying to get ready for thanksgiving, managed to squeeze in some time to make this card.
Layered card which I have, STAMPED, WATER COLORED AND HAND DRAWN & PAINTED THE BACKGROUND. Little penguin looks adorable waiting for Santa and keeping warm with his cup of cocoa. He has some glossy accents added to him. Igloo has glitter accents on it, as does the sign which reads"Santa Stop Here" He is sitting on a pearl effect snow. Embellishments include rhinestone, ribbons, snowflakes and a mirrored sentiment which reads "hope". The inside coordinates with the outside and has a gift card holder attached to the left hand side. 6" x 6" Card comes with a gorgeous box envelope. See pics below for much more detail.
Have a fun evening and if you want to see more pics go to www.darlingdelights.com

Monday, November 24, 2008

SANTA DOG (huge) SHAKER CHRISTMAS CARD - Penny Black








Hello all, hope you all had a fabulous weekend. Well I am trying so hard to make more Christmas cards. Time is passing so quickly and I am trying to get ready for the holidays. I a did manage to make a SHAKER card today. Hope you like it.
HUGE adorable Shaker card. Shaker fills up most off the front, it looks like an ornament ready to hang. Inside shaker is a little picture with trees, house and adorable little dogs. Shaker has been glittered inside and is filled with little red and green beads. All around the shaker is beautiful twisted red, green and white rope. Card has lots of layers with a snowflake embossed metallic background. At each top corner are beautifully dangling beads with a little bell. Top of shaker is adorned with a pretty green bow. Inside coordinates with outside and reads "Wishing You a Wonderful Christmas. 6" x 6" Card comes with a gorgeous box envelope.


See pics at http://www.darlingdelights.com/ for much more detail.

Friday, November 21, 2008

SNOWMAN CHRISTMAS CAN OF TAGS











What a little cutie gift set. You get 1 hand crafted tin holder, 4 hand sewn gift tags and 4 matching envelopes.
The holder measures about 4" tall, not including the handle. It is made of shiny gray tin and I have added really cute little snowman and snowflakes to it, as well as pearly snow all around.
Pretty red, green and white ribbon sits at the top and bottom and the handle is loaded with colorful ribbons too.
The gift card measure approx 3 " x 3" each and are a matching set, the difference being that two have white candy canes and two have red candy cane.
Snowmen have all been heat embossed, and colored, glossed and popped.
Insides are also hand stitched and stamped with the sentiment "Happy holidays". Matching envelopes have also been hand stamped and all have the same die cut candy cane.
What a great set and the tin would be great for putting candy, candles etc inside.
Available tonight 7:30p.m. (CST) at www.darlingdelights.com

Glitter Poinsettia





This is a terrific card which I believe would also make a perfect picture either in a shadow box or by itself. Card is heavily layered with some really pretty scalloped stitched border.
Lots of glitter making it very festive. background papers have a linen look to them. Embellishment's include french horn with holly, small poinsettias, "Noel Ribbon" and a little velvet red bow. The huge poinsettia in the center is surrounded by pretty gold leaves.
Inside is also very pretty with embossed sentiment which is holographic and great scalloped stitching again. A stunning card with a gorgeous decorated box envelope which I have made to size this card so it will not get damaged.
Available at http://www.darlingdelights.com/ BUY IT NOW OPTION OR BEST OFFER AVAILABLE

Thursday, November 20, 2008

SANTA BABY - Paper pieced card




Wonderful paper pieced card for that pink contemporary person in your life. Card has many layers which have all been hand stitched. Great metallic paper on front. Santa outfit has been paper pieced with lots of embellishments. Embellishments include, pretty pink and black pom poms, pink rhinestones, pink ribbon and bow with pearls. The inside coordinates with the outside and is also hand stitched. Has great little pink/black dotted disc's dangling from the inside. 6" x 6" Card comes with a gorgeous box envelope.
Listed for sale tonight 7:30 p.m. (CST) at www.darlingdelights.com

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Christmas Dream - Inkadinkado




Great card with many layers which have all been hand stitched. Image has been stamped, heat embossed with holographic powder, colored and popped. Lots of stitching. Embellishments include, layered Poinsettia, metallic "DREAM" sentiment and lots of crystal stars, a snowflake and pretty ribbon. The inside coordinates with the outside and is also hand stitched.
Card comes with a gorgeous box envelope.


Available tonight 7:30p.m. (CST) at http://www.darlingdelights.com/, please stop by, sign my guestbook and see lots more pics.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Christmas Santa Tear Bear Card with gift card holder









Who can resist these adorable bears, I just had to make one. I think he looks so cute I will have to make some more. Little bear has been made lovingly created by me and I have added white flock to his clothing and a cute little pompom to his hat.Metal sign that says "Now Entering Christmas Village"Great inside with gift card holder attached!! This card measures approximately 6" x 6" and comes with a matching handmade box envelope.
Go to www.darlingdelights.com for more pics

Monday, November 17, 2008

12 days of Christmas Gift Set - 1 Tin, 1 Card, 12 Tags & Envelopes














This is truly a gorgeous gift set, which I have spent many days creating. I shall attempt to give you a short description but the pictures speak for themselves. The gift box is tin and has been completely decorated. The outside is covered in glittered swirls and rhinestones which really shine. There is a removable ornament dangling from the front which has "Partridge in a Pear Tree" stamped inside. All the gift tags and envelopes fit inside the tin. The lid of the tin is covered in Poinsettias and an adorable shaker which has a poinsettia inside filled with little red beads.12 Gorgeous gift tags depicting the 12 days of Christmas and 12 matching envelopes. The card is 6 x 6 and comes with a matching boxed envelope. See pics for much more detail.
Go to www.darlingdelights.com for more pics

Friday, November 14, 2008

HO HO SANTA











Great card with many layers which have all been hand stitched. Image has been stamped, heat embossed with holographic powder, colored and popped. Pretty ribbon and bows, and dangling ornaments also adorn the front of the card. The inside has a very pretty paper pieced stocking and is also hand stitched. Card comes with a gorgeous box envelope. Matching gift card holder has the same image and details as the card (gift card not included) See pics for much more detail.
Go to www.darlingdelights.com for purchase details

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

CHRISTMAS VILLAGE









This one is great and another huge stamped image. Layers are all stitched. Stamped image has so many details some of which include: heat embossed with holographic powder which makes it change colors as the light shines on it. Hand colored, liquid pearls for the snow & border dots. The trees are covered in a really lifelike materials that feels soft to the touch. Glitter for snow. See the pics for more detail. Beautiful Poinsettia sits at top of card with a little pearl for center. Other embellishments include red ribbon and green glittered flowers. This has got to be one of my favorite Christmas cards so far. Inside is also hand stitched and paper pieced and comes with a gorgeous box envelope. See pics for much more detail. Available at www.darlingdelights.com

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

REINDEER JOY - Paper pieced card






Pretty paper pieced winter scene. Layers and layers of snowy glittery hills. Gorgeous embossed trees which have been hand stitched. Reindeer's are dimensional and have cute little collars with ringing bells attached. Layered "JOY" banner at top is attached with gold stars. Inside is also hand stitched and paper piece and comes with a gorgeous paper pieced box envelope. See pics for much more detail.
See http://www.darlingdelights.com/ for purchase information