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Monday, August 31, 2009

The winner for my Clear Dollar Stamps / Digital Delights August New Release Set

The winner of the complete August release set "Down on the Farm" from Digital Delights is:



JENNY of Playing is a Passion!! Congrats Jenny!! I hope you enjoy the set!!

Hugs
Wendy

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Have a Heavenly Day

Thought I'd share with you today a couple of items I made with this super adorable stamp set from Clear Dollar Stamps. The set is called Angel Ballerina Stamp Set.
The first thing I made was the card. I colored the Angel with COPICs, and added stickles to her wings. I surrounded the image with little flat back pearls, fabric flower and rhinestone brads.
For the little basket I added some pink ribbon and the sentiment surround was made with Nesties Contemporary Heart Pendant. I added little flat beads for the bottom of the basket, so it would have some feet!!
All CDStamps used: Angel Ballerina Stamp Set

CS and Papers: DCWV & Bazzill
Ink: Memories
Markers: COPICs E00 E33 RV09 C3 YG13
Access & Embellishments: Ribbon, Stickles, Flat back pearls, Rhinestone brads and fabric flowers
Coloring medium: Markers
Special Techniques: Paper Tole

Hope you like it and would love you to leave a comment!!
Hugs
Wendy

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Digital Delights Grand Re-Opening!!


Hey all, Just wanted to let you know that there is some fun going on at Digital Delights!! Unfortunately my previous site just wasn't working out too well, so I decided to take the jump and create a new one!!

Luuuuuuuv to know what you think of it!!

Also you could enter to win EVERY SINGLE DIGI ON THE SITE!! Hop on over to Digital Delights new site for details!!

If you have my badge on your site, here is the new url to update your exisiting links!!

http://digitaldelightsbyloubyloo.blogspot.com/

The other cool thing I have been missing is having  FOLLOWERS!! We have it now and I cant wait to visit you all and see your fabby creations!!
Look forward to seeing you over there!!
Hugs
Wendy

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Rosebud Prince - Clear Dollar Stamps

Another cute little guy from Clear Dollar Stamps August Releases. This is Rosebud Prince by Shawn Arnold. There are actually a couple of sets that would be great to use with him, called Rosebud Princess & Rosebud Castle.
I opted to use the little guy on his own and couldn't resist making this matching set which comprises of a 6 x 6 card, box envlope and journal!! I really love the colors of this set. I hope you enjoy it too. If you'd like to leave me a comment I'd luuuuuuv to hear from you!!
All CDStamps used: Rosebud Prince
CS & Papers: Bazzill & DCWV
Ink: Memories
Markers: Copics E00 E33 RV11 YR24 C5 C3 YG13 YG95 B26 BG18 B06
Access & Embellishments: Stickles, Crystals , Ribbon

Friday, August 21, 2009

Playful Pixies Photo Album - Clear Dollar Stamps

JUST IN!! MADE THE BEST OF BLOGOSPHERE ON CARD OF THE WEEK!! THANKS SUSANNA!!

Not sure if you all remember but a few days ago I posted a card with a little pixie on a cloud!! Well today I though I would share the matching photo album I made to go with it!! The set is called Playful Pixies Stamp set by Shawn Arnold and is available from Clear Dollar Stamps.

Lots of glittering stickles cover the card!! Thought it made a nice matching set!!

Hope you enjoy it and would love if you would leave me a comment with your thoughts!!

ALL CDStamps Used: Playful Pixies Stamp set
CS and Papers: Bazzill & My Minds Eye
Ink: Memories
Markers: COPICs RV19 E00 RV11 YR00 B23 B34 Y15
Accessories and Embellishments: Stickles, Ribbon.
Coloring Medium: Markers
Special Techniques: Paper Tole

Hi there,
Just received this great blog award from Dawn over at Cards for every occasion!! Thanks so much Dawn!!.Here's what you have to do to retain this award!!

1. Thank the person who nominated you for this award.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Link the person who nominated you for this award.
4. Name seven things about yourself that people might find interesting.
5. Nominate seven Kreativ Bloggers.
6. Post links to the seven blogs you nominate.
7. Leave comments on all seven blogs letting them know you nominated them.
So, here are the 7 facts about myself!!
1. My two all time favourite films are Wizard of Oz and The King & I
2. My favourite colors are Pink, Black & Red
3. I love to illustrate!!
4. I have two dogs Gizmo & Gadget
5. I do a mean Sean Connery accent!!
6. I am a Pisces
7. I can't curl my tongue!! (OK How many of you are trying this now!!)
So there you have it, me in a nutshell.
My nominations for this award go to:

Thursday, August 20, 2009

DIGITAL DELIGHT NEW RELEASES ARE OUT!!


Well finally Release Day is here!! Whatcha think of our New Down on the Farm set? We have a bunch of New characters here!! Shown in the pic is Farmer Billy, Farm Girl Maggie, Hallie Horse, Charlie Cow and Sugar Sheep.
Hop on over to Digital Delights to meet our other cuddly friends and see the great creations from the DT!!
Thanks for stopping by!!
Hugs
Wendy

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

A wee box and Day 3 of sneak peaks!!

Dont know if you remember but I made a card using this stamp a few weeks ago!! Well I found this cute purse box template and decided that this stamp would be perfect to complete the box!!

This is the October Flower of the Month set (calendula) from Clear Dollar Stamps.

I also used tombow markers and an aqua painter for the flowers. Then I covered the heads in stickles!! The handle for the purse was made from beads and wires!! I hope you like it and would love to hear what you think!!

ALL CDStamps Used: October Calendula Flower of the month stamp set
CS and Papers: DCWV
Ink: Memories
Markers: Tombow
Accessories and Embellishments: Stickles & beads
Coloring Medium: Watercolor
Special Techniques: Aqua Painter and Paper Tole

NOW ONTO DAY 3 OF OUR SNEAK PEAKS AT DIGITAL DELIGHTS!!

Here's a small sample from DT member Lisa!! Hope on over to Digital Delights to see what other fun peaks the DT have come up with!!

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

WOWEE, LOOK WHAT I RECEIVED!! THANKS LISA!!

Wowee, I just received this gorgeous blog award from my very dear new friend and fellow Design Team member Lisa:http://lisaslifelines.blogspot.com/ Thank so much Lisa. She passed it along to five blogs of women that she said inspired her. I was on her list. Wow!!!!So now it is my turn.

When you receive this "Beautiful Blog Award" you are to list five things you like to do and pass it along to five other deserving blogs.
My Five things I like to do:
1. I luuuuuuuuv to Illustrate and create!! (Who would have guessed!!)

2. I like to read, almost anything I can get my hands on!!
3. I luuuuuuv to swim in the sea!!

4. I luuuuuuuuuuv to help others whenever I can!!
5. I luuuuuuuuuuuv BLOGGING!!
My 5 blogs I am passing it onto:

You guys inspire me!
1.Cindy : http://royalthings.blogspot.com/




Playful Pixies from Clear Dollar Stamps and Sneak Peak Day Two from Digital Delights

Morning everyone, I wanted to share with you this card I made using the Playful Pixies Stamp set by Shawne Arnold from Clear Dollar Stamps

Image was colored with COPICs and then paper toled. COPICs and stickles used are available from Clear Dollar Stamps also!! The inside of the card has a pocket to store a gift card!!

I also entered it into Rasberry Ribbons Challenge!
Hope you enjoy it!!

ALL CDStamps Used: Playful Pixies Stamp set
CS and Papers: Bazzill & My Minds Eye
Ink: Memories
Markers: COPICs RV19 E00 RV11 YR00 V09 V06
Accessories and Embellishments: Liquid Applique, Stickles, Ribbon, Crystals.
Coloring Medium: Markers
Special Techniques: Paper Tole

My Second post of the day is to share with you Day Two of Our Sneak Peaks from Digital Delights:

So run on over there now to see more fabulous sneak peeks from our DT!!
Have a great day
Hugs
Wendy

Monday, August 17, 2009

IT'S SNEAK PEAK DAY ONE AT DIGITAL DELIGHTS!!

Our new releases are coming!! and boy do we have some great sneak peaks for you from our fabulous design team!! Today we have Cindy, Dianne & Alysabeth!! Here's a wee sneak peek for you!!

Run on over to Digital Delights to see what else there is!!

We have a winner for the Everyday Jar-gon stamp set!!


The winner of the Everyday Jar-Gon Stamp set from Clear Dollar Stamps is:

Shawna said...
Love your card and that adorable little box. VERY NICE!

Keep on hopping for a chance to WIN THE GRAND PRIZE (A random winner will be the lucky recipient of the entire set of new release stamps for the month of September!!!!) Candy is open until 31st August!!

Also remember if you become a follower of my blog you also have the chance to win our August New Release set from Digital Delights!!
Hugs
Wendy

Friday, August 14, 2009

CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS CELEBRATION BLOG HOP

Wowee did you see Clear Dollar Stamps new store!! Isn't it fantastic!!
To celebrate we are having this fantastic blog hop!! So to make sure you know where you are, you should start off at Lori's blog Clearly iStamp.

If you've done that!! then I guess you have just come from Peggy's blog Beautiful Greetings, aren't all the designs just to die for!!

I made the card above with this terrific stamp set which has sooooooo many uses. It is called Everyday Jar-gon Stamp set and is valued at $14.99 but guess what!! it can be yours for a promotional price of $9.99, so when your finished hopping, run on over to Clear Dollar Stamps and snag this fantastic set!!

If you'd like a chance to win this stamp set, just drop me a comment below!! I will choose a random winner on the close of August 16th around 9:00 p.m. CST!!

It doesn't stop there!!
I made this box with this darling design!! You too can get this stamp set for FREE when you place an order on the NEW Clear Dollar Stamps Website!!

Want to win the GRAND PRIZE?? A random winner will be the luck recipient of the entire set of new release stamps for September!! If you have followed all the blogs in order you will know by now that you need to collect a letter from each site. At the end it will spell out a phrase!! So here is my letter!!

Once you have got the phrase pieced together, please email your answer to Katie at this address:

cdsblogcandy@gmail.com

Hope you had fun here, remember to leave me a comment for a chance to win the gorgeous stamp set!!

Your next stop is Angela over at Sparkle & Bling!!

Have a fabby time and happy blog hopping!!

Also, everone who adds themselves as a FOLLOWER to my blog will be put into a RANDOM drawing to win the COMPLETE NEW AUGUST RELEASE (releases on the 20th August) from DIGITAL DELIGHTS!! Will be drawn August 30th!!

Hugs

Wendy

CHARLIE'S FINAL HINTS - CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS

More little hints from Clear Dollar Stamps about their fun happenings tomorrow!! Hop on over to Clearly iStamp to get all the deets!! and another giveaway!!


He says,
Come travel with me
To the sweetest place to be
Candy comes in all shapes and sizes
Be sure that your choices are wise
All will be revealed
No more secrets concealed
Fun will be had with prizes galore
There isn't anything else you could possibly want more!

So this is Charlie's last hint for the week and of course tomorrow is the big day, but I do want to let you know what to expect for the big party.
This party is the best kind since you don't have to fix your hair, put on the make-up or even get dressed.
We will be having a BLOG HOP tomorrow to celebrate the big event here at Clear Dollar Stamps and there will be random drawings at each stop as well as a GRAND PRIZE.
Look forward to seeing you all tomorrow on your travels through our BLOG HOP!!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

DESIGN TEAM CALL AT DIGITAL DELIGHTS

Digital Delights by Louby Loo
DT Member Call
Call ends September 28th 2009


Wowee, how time flies. Time to search again for some new members to join our fun Design Team!! Wanna have some fun then read on!!
Please be sure to read the following CAREFULLY. Applicants who cannot meet the following criteria will not be considered.
WHAT TO SUBMIT

A short bio about yourself
Links to your blog & any other online galleries
3 samples of your best work
Any past / present DT work
Any knowledge you have in using digital designs

YOUR COMMITMENTS AS A DT MEMBER

Create a minimum of 2 cards per month, to be used as examples on our Store and Challenge blogs.
Participate in both store & challenge blogs on a regular basis. Leave comments for entries into challenges.
Promote your creations on your blog
Promote all New Releases and participate in Sneak Peek schedules
Be able to supply samples on a timely basis and meet deadlines
Be able to take great quality photographs of your creations
Give at least 2 weeks’ notice if you cannot fulfill your full term commitment
Be able to follow instructions and meet deadlines. This is CRUCIAL to be part of the Design Team.
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE

All New Releases and weekly images as available
Special DT member badge for your blog
Lots of personal blog exposure on two separate sites

Email all above requirements to marwhall@sbcglobal.net. Please put DT Call in subject line.
Terms is for 3 months – October 12th, 2009 – January 14th, 2010

Digital Delights reserves the right to remove any member, without notice, if any of the above terms are
not met.

DAY 2 UNDER THE SEA & MORE CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS NEWS!!


I promised you all yesterday that I would let you see my second creation using the Under the Sea Stamp set by Shawne Arnold from Clear Dollar Stamps!!

I decided to make a matching journal and used seahorse and starfish as my main images.


I have to tell you I just discovered tombow markers and they are simply fabulous!! I used them along with my aqua painter. The richness of the color they give is fantastic!! I also used stickles, shimmerz and a starfish charm!! Hope you enjoy!!


Also some more news from Charlie over at Clearly iStamp:


"Sweet Stamps"

"Sweet Prices"

"Sweet Service"


Yes, Charlie knows how to lay on the sugar doesn't he? But thankfully, the kind of sugar he wants to share with you isn't the fattening type... phewww is all I can say and you will too.


Stop on over at Clearly iStamp today for another chance to win this darling stamp set!!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

New sets & more from Clear Dollar Stamps

One of the set I received from Clear Dollar Stamps from their August Release is this fantastic HUGE set called Under the Sea by Shawn Arnold!!

I decided that this would make a perfect shaker card scene. All the images were stamped and then painted with tombow markers. I also duplicated the images to make it dimensional. I also painted the background using tombows and my aqua painter. Once dry I covered it all in shimmerz. I then used some acetate to make the shaker box. The shakers used were some micro beads I had in my stash!! I finished it off with some ribbon crystals and a fish charm!! Sentiment, also from the set, reads Enjoy Every Moment".


I will be posting the perfect coordinating item to go with this in a few days!! So stay tuned!!


ALL CDStamps used: Under the Sea Stamp Set
CS and Papers: DCWV & Bazzill
Ink: Memories
Acces & Embllishments: K & Co Brads, Stickles, Shimmerz, Ribbon
Coloring Medium: Tombow Markes and Aqua Painter
Speical Techniques: Paper Tole

ALSO DON'T FORGET TO STOP BY CLEARLY i'STAMP FOR MORE FUN HAPPENINGS!!


Charlie says,
"Gumballs, jelly beans, candy corn too... wait until you see what CDS has in store for you!"
Hmmm... so do we have you thinking yet? All I'm going to give you today is that the event happening this Saturday is SWEET!


Go check it out for another chance to win this adorable stamp



Tuesday, August 11, 2009

MY FINAL WEEK AS GUEST DT OVER AT PAPERTAKE WEEKLY


This weeks was my final creation for my Guest Spot over at Papertake Weekly. This week is a fabulous sketch by Dawny and it is sponsored by Bee-Crafty!! The DT were very kindly given these designs for our creations.

I hope you enjoy it.

Hugs
Wendy

I'M BACK

Hey there,
I think most of you knew I was on vacation!! For those who didn't I spent a few days down at South Padre Island, Tx to just chill and relax a bit. I did exactly that!!

Anyway lot's of exciting news to post, so bear with me for the long post!!
First off, have you popped over to visit CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPS blog lately!!

Here's what I found!!



Our very cute Charlie has a sweet tooth and wants you to


SAVE THE DATE:


Saturday August 15th All Day Long


because...


"Something sweet this way comes!"




Charlie also says
"Ice cream and candy both are sweet, stop by CDS for a special treat!"


Remember that all of Charlie's hints are for this Saturday so make sure to come on by Clear Dollar Stamps for a visit. I betcha you'll want to stay a while too.


Now how would you like to win the stamp set above, just hop on over to CLEAR DOLLAR STAMPs blog and follow the instructions to enter!!

Have fun, I'll be back later with another post!!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

SKETCH #4


Thought I would share with you the new sketch over at Delightful Sketches!! Why not come along and play. There are some free digis up for grabs for the winner and also a chance to be our next spotlight designer!! See you there.
Hugs
Wendy

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Charlie Horse Tweens #2






I promised you all a couple of days ago that I would have the matchinig card that went along with my Call Me card from the Charlie Tweens stamp set from Clear Dollar Stamps. Isn't this set just the cutest!! I colored Charlie using my copics and then added some ribbon and embellishments. I hope you like it and I will be back next week with some more new August releases from Clear Dollar Stamps.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Papertake Weekly - My Guest Dt Spot Week 3


My third week of being Guest Designer at Papertake Weekly. This week they have a theme for the challenge. The theme is Four Seasons. For this challenge you can use colours or things associated with your fave season, winter whites, spring pastels, summer brights and gold etc for Autumn.
I decided to use Beach Maggie and use bold summer colors. Instead of a card I decided to make a journal. I chalked the clouds in the background and used gamsol around the image. For the image itself I used COPICS. I then added some flowers, brads and ribbons. Hope you enjoy it.
Hugs
Wendy

Monday, August 3, 2009

CALL ME - Charlie Tweens - Clear Dollar Stamps New Release


I couldn't wait to get going on this new release from Clear Dollar Stamps. The set is called Charlie Tweens, they are soooooooooo cute and come with all the latest saying and accessories. I colorded Charliene with Copics and then added some stickles to her top. I also stamped sentiments around the border and also int the pin background. Thanks for stopping by and I'd luv if you would leave me a comment. I will be back later this week with the 2nd installment of Charlie Tweens!!
Hugs
Wendy
CDStamsp Used: Charlie Tweens Stamp Set
Ink : Memories
CS and Papers: DCWV & Bazzill
Markers: COPICs E09 E15 YR24 RV11 Rv29 R27 Rv04 XR23 Y06 110 B05
Accessories and Embellishments: Ribbon & Stickles
Special Techniques: Paper tole