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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Dilly Duck and Ladybug Easel Card

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My really good friend, Jeri has just started her very own challenge blog called Craft Us Crazy Challenge. Her first challenge starts today and will run from February 2nd thru February 16th. The theme is “Anything Goes” with a wonderful sponsor, Digital Delights by Louby Lou. Hope you’ll be able to join her in Craft Us Crazy’s first challenge. Plus, a chance to win the challenge prize offered by Digital Delights by Louby Lou or be one of the Top 3 and entered to win one of the 2 monthly sponsors, The Cutting Cafe and Stamps Alive!

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Welcome to Digital Delights, a magical place filled with little digi creations from all walks of life. We have a wide range of digital stamps which are delivered straight to your email 24/7!
In addition we also have a growing range of "Delightful Piecings" which are paper pieced files designed to be used with your cutting machines or for hand cutting.

Fancy a new blog makeover, header or new watermark, then stop by our sister site Delightful Custom blogs.

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The winner will receive 3 digital stamps of their choice from Digital Delights by Louby Lou.

The TOP 3 will be put in a drawing at the end of the month to win a terrific prize from one of the monthly sponsors....

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Hello my name is Regina Easter. I have 4 wonderful children and an awesome supportive husband. I have for as long as I can remember loved all the aspects of creating things with paper and drawing. So it was only fitting that I decided to open up The Cutting Cafe' and I am loving every bit of this new venture. The Cutting Cafe' offers affordable Printable Stamps and Cutting Files. The Cutting Files which are basically just like templates are files that you Print out using your home printer, Cut, Assemble and then Embellish.....Very Easy.....The Cutting Files also come in the format where you can cut out the files using some of the latest Machine Cutters like the Pazzles Inspiration, Bosskut Gazelle and Cricut (with Scal software). The Printable Stamps are just that, images that are sent to you through email that you print out using your home printer. After the images are printed out, you can just color them in like you would any other stamped imaged...One great thing about the Printable Stamps and Cutting Files is that you no longer have to worry about finding space to store all of your stamps....You can keep them all in a folder in your computer and use over and over again.

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I started my business in 1993 to give me something to do. I had worked all my life and recently quit to be a stay at home mom to my new baby. I've always been interested in paper products and I didn't like paying full price for some of the things I wanted. So I started my business. I like to pass my savings on to others. I've made some really good friends over the years. I've always been a small business I only advertise word of mouth. Over the years I've kept as busy as I wanted to be.

It has been very interesting to see the hobby industry change over the years. I had a "scrapbook" store in my basement before Las Vegas knew what a scrapbook store was. I've dealt with Provo Craft the entire 18 years I've been in business and that has been fun, to watch them change!! The Cricut Messageboard has allowed me to expand my business but still do it "word of mouth".

That baby is almost 18 (March) and will be graduating HS in 2011, I will be ready to be busier at that time! She uses my supplies more then I do, I have decided I'm a collector of everything. I have more fun selling and helping others then I do creating. Maybe someday, when times are slower or I'm not being a "Taxi Mom" I can create. Until then, I collect!

Supplies Used:

Digital Image:  “Dilly Duck and Ladybug” by Digital Delights by Louby Lou (Colored image with Prisma color pencils and OMS).

Sentiment:  Sentiment is by Devilish Designs.

Template:  Frame card from Shaped Cards set by The Cutting Cafe (created card into an easel card).

Card Stocks:  Yellow, Red and prints (The Breathe Paper Collection).

Die-Cuts:  Nestabilities Ovals/Scallop Ovals.

Punches:  MS Branch punch,  EK Success Small/Medium Daisy punch.

Embellishments:  Silver Flower Charm, Silver Jump Rings, Red Rhinestones, Inkssentials Glossy Accents (duck’s eyes, beak, feet and ladybug) and 3/8” Yellow Striped Satin ribbon.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Hugs, Kym 

16 comments:

Rebekah said...

Wow I love your fresh spring colours on this just stunning! hugs Rebekah xx

~Jeri~ said...

Awwww I agree with Rebekah..love the colors you used, reminds me that one day soon HOPEFULLY Spring will be here and it'll be a tad bit warmer! Love the flowers and all the little branches, one of my fave punches! Beautiful job coloring Dilly and the ladybug and the charm is a perfect touch!

Olga said...

another fantastic creation!!!!

The Other Patti Sue said...

Awwwww this is sooooo cute! I love little duckies! Love the shape of your card too.... Yay a new challenge, will try and play!

scrapn_momof2 said...

Have to agree, love the colors! What a cute card. Love the little charm and the sentiment.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Oh my goodness... your card is stunning! I love the shape of this easel card and your color choices are awesome. Great placement of embellishments and lovely image colored beautifully!

Holly said...

Kym this is really such a sweet card. I love your coloring and the punched flowers are really nice!

Julie said...

Your card is fabulous! I love that pattern paper. It blends so well with the colors you used on the image
Hugs,
Julie

Barb said...

Great Card Kym--love the layers and the layout! Great paper too. Just stunning!!!!!

Nannieflash said...

Hi Kym, good luck with your friends new blog, and I love your shaped card, its stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxx

MaryB said...

Stunning. I just love your colors and the details on this card are awesome.

kim.mom said...

ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!! Love that sweet charm....to cute!!! Those flowers are gorgeous and the whole shape of the easel card....AWESOME!! So glad to be working with you again!

Lori said...

What a darling easel card - love the shape and the colors and your image is awesome!

Wendy said...

This is darling Kym. Hope you enjoyed using our stamps this week.
Hugs
Wendy (aka Louby Loo)
Digital Delights

Beebeebabs said...

Such a cute card tfs!!

Lynne said...

Hi Kym,
Love your card! I love shaped easel cards and the colours are just perfect. Really like the sentiment too!

Take Care,
Lynne x

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