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Oct 1, 2010

"Celebrate something" and some more news

Hi everyone!

Today is my first time participating in the stamp something challenge as a Design Team member. I am super excited to be part of the team!!

The challenge this week is


Our sponsor is Sweet and Sassy and they kindly gave the Design Team images to work with. I used Filmore Fox ice cream treat. Isn't he a cutie!! And so much fun to color.

I used my derwent coloursoft pencils and baby oil for coloring.
Designer Paper is from DCWV (sweet stack) and stampin up. Card stock are couture 80lb (white) and Stampin Up (really rust-retired).
The flowers were made using Martha Stewart Punches and I added some rhinestones as flower centers. Sentiment was computer generated. To finish it all off I did some sewing with my Janome mini. I also added some stickles to the flowers and image, stamped a little flourish in some corners and added ribbon.


Now onto my super exciting news!!

As some of you might recall I applied for a Design Team spot at Penny Black @ All Sorts. I am so super excited to announce that I was chosen to be part of the Design Team. It's a monthly on the first challenge blog and I hope all you Penny Black lovers will join us in that challenge. There will be prizes every month sponsored by the official Penny Black company. As it was just announced to me my term doesn't start until November 1st. Can't wait!!
A new challenge was just posted to the challenge blog today, so be sure to check out the fabulous creations by the Design Team!

Here's the logo for those of you who like to add it to your sidebar.

Thank you so much for stopping by today and sharing my great news!
Hope you liked the card and hopefully you'll get to play in this week's Stamp Something Challenge for a chance to win a prize from Sweet 'n' Sassy.
And if you have any Penny Black stamps, why not play the Penny Black at All Sorts challenge? It runs until the end of October.

One last thing...
This is our new kitten, doesn't it look like he's doing the happy dance for me? LOL. Thought it was so cute I just had to share it!

Have a great day,


Annika said...

Oh girl, it's just perfect! The papers are so happy, the ribbon treatment gorgeous and your punched flowers sparkly and gorgeous!! Love your colouring - soft and perfect blending!

brenda said...

Hi again Ellie

I just posted a little message, but realise I did it on the post below by mistake, really not with it today am I.

B x

Kirsten...x said...

Congrats on the DT position, will be working with you occasionaly as im staying on as one of the Guest DT's...x

Hugs Kirsten...x

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Ellie what super news congratulations, it's all happening for you and you deserve all these wonderful things. I so love your card the design and colours are awesome and yes it does look like your little kitty is dancing for you lol.
Lorraine x

Julie said...

Gorgeous card and perfect for our challenge this week at CES - thanks for joining us! Juliexx

Anne Marie Hile said...

Everything abut your card is fantastic! The coloring is awesome. Congrats on your DT pick, that is exciting. The pic of your little kitty made me smile! What a cutie pie he is! :)

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Ellie :-) My daughter has these pencils ,, will have to borrow them and have a go ,, your colouring is fantastic :-) Love all the details too ,, perfect :-)

Congratulations on both your DT posts ,, I am thrilled to be working with you again !! :-)

Gorgeous piccy of the kitten too ,, sooo cute !! happy dancing ,, aww :-)

Lols x x x

HappyCrafter said...

congrats on the new dt positions, how exciting!

This is a great card to kick off with, love the design and your colouring is fantastic.
Enjoy your weekend :-)

Unknown said...

Congratulations. You must be so excited.

Jules said...

Hi Ellie

Many congratulations on being chosen for the Penny Black at Allsorts DT.

I am looking forward to working with you.

Your little kitten has really made me (and my son) laugh. Sooo funny!!

Love Jules xx

Tracy said...

congrats on the new DT post and what a fabulous first card, love the cute image and colours.
your kitten is just so cute :)
Thanks for joining us at The Creative Cottage, Tracy x

Rene said...

Your card is beautiful--love the coloring. Congrats on the DT!!! That's exciting!

And your kitten is darling. I loves me orange tabbies. :-)

Erin... said...

Such a wonderful card Ellie!!!! Beautifully colored and I love the papers!!! So happy to be working with you at SS!!! And congrats on your other new DT spot! said...

Beautiful colors on your card and congrats!! Love your dancing kitty too! Thanks for playing with us at Bee Crafty.

Deanne :)

Donna said...

Fantastic card and just perfect for our bling it on challenge this week...thanks for joining in the fun this week at The Creative Cottage :) Donna x