Monday, October 31, 2011

Exciting News to share!!!

You may have read yesterday's post that it was my last day as GDT member at the Digi Bell's and how sad I was!! Well that was a bit of a cover because guess what??? I was asked to stay on as permanent DT member and I only had to think for a nanosecond before accepting!!! I have had an absolute ball designing with Elisabeth Bell's Digi's and working alongside the Digi Bell's DT so I am SUPER EXCITED to be staying on!!! So thank you to Janiel and Lynda (and Elisabeth) and the rest of the DT for the opportunity...
I am also excited to share with you that I will be GDT member over at The Crafty Pad!! Deborah Moore emailed me and after me asking questions as to whether I had entered to be A GDT member or won a challenge, (LOL) I accepted. Deborah draws her own images and sells them in her digi store and I look forward to creating with some of her images!!!
Well besides all that exciting news I do have a creation to share with you and I am excited about that as well!! I have seen Book Cards around in the blogging world for awhile now and I finally sat down and made one the other day and I absolutely love what I created!!! My sister (who is my number one customer) asked me to make a wedding card (that would hold money) a couple of weeks ago and I wasn't too sure what I was going to do but when I started making the book card I thought it would be perfect for a wedding card! So after getting the approval I got creating and.... well you judge for yourself!! :)



I followed Tina's fantastic tutorial which you can find HERE and it worked perfectly!!. I think the pics speak for themselves!!! I coloured these images from Whiff of Joy - Willow with Champagne - an Elisabeth Bell image and Charlie 007 - an Alison Acton image  with tria markers and used glitter pens through the girls dress and in the champagne and martini glasses. All the papers are from Kaszazz which I distressed with walnut stain distress ink! I've stuck the images down with mounting foam and I've then added all the other embellishments - flowers, rhinestones and ribbon.I also used the Stampin Up eyelet border punch for the edges of the card!! And on the inside I used a Kaszazz Background stamp!!
I hope you like it as much as I do..
I am entering this into the following challenges:
* Emerald Faerie Garden - Flowers, Flowers, Flowers
* Bearly Mine Challenges - Anything but a card (hope this qualifies)
* Creative Card Crew - FallĂ­n For You
* Creative Craft Challenges - Fancy Edges
* Deep Ocean Challenge - Sweet (mine take on this is sweet love)
* Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes
* Crafts and Me - Use Blue
* More than Favours Wacky Wednesday - Anything Goes
* Paper Pretties - Embellish
* The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
* Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes
* Simon says Stamp - Anything Goes
* Sweet Stampin - Anything Goes

12 comments:

  1. Congratulations Leath on your two new positions that is fantastic news. Your book card is so cute (even better in person) I love all the details and thank you for sharing the instructions are fantastic. I didnt even need to translate they are so good.

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  2. Just gorgeous, what a lot of work involved. Perfect for our challenge over at Sweet Stampin this week, good luck. Debbiexx

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  3. Congratulations

    Cheers from Bangalore ,India
    Dr Sonia S V
    http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  4. Congratulations! Oh, and this project is so gorgeous! AWESOME job!

    Lisa
    http://prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

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  5. Oh congratulations! Fantastic project that I have to try today.
    Tons of hugs, Dangina

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  6. Congratulations I am so pleased for you. You well deserve this as your work is amazing.

    Hugs
    Linda xxxx

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  7. Wonderful book-card, beautiful images and colours.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  8. Fabulous card love your image and colour choice. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

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  9. This is just beautiful! Wow!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  10. How stunning is this!!!!! what a fabulous job you have done!!! Im sure the happy couple will treasure it. Congratulations, too, on your permanent DT positions!!! they are lucky to have you

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  11. Well it certainly gets my vote, it's just beautiful. The colours are fab too. Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x

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  12. Very lovely. Thanks for playing with us over at BMC this time.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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