Friday, January 8, 2016

Birthday Card Using Ching-Chou Kuik "Flowery" with CTMH Kaleidoscope Paper

Hello friends. I hope everyone is doing well.  It has been cold here in Southern CA and we had a lot of rain for two days; which we needed.  I worry about the burn areas when we have that much rain; as there are usually floods.  We still need more rain to help with the drought.

I finally had time to create with Ching-Chou Kuik "Flowery" digi.  I have had her printed for months.  I just never have enough time to use all of her gorgeous digis.  I hope you enjoy my card.  I found this beautiful sketch from Cheerful Sketches Challenge; which is shown below my card pictures.  It sure made creating this card much easier.  I use to plan my cards around sketches and then got away from that idea.  

Inside Card

Supplies used to create this card:

Sentiment banners & Doily inside - Cricut Artiste Cartridge
Doily and yellow border - Sizzix Doily & Doily Border #2
Green border - Martha Stewart Vintage Doily
Butterfly - LaLaLand Crafts
Circle inside - EK Tools punch
Leaves - Sweet Stamps Elegant

Image - Ching-Chou Kuik "Flowery" digi
Paper - CTMH Kaleidoscope X7202B
Cardstock - CTMH Pixie and White Daisy
Butterfly cardstock - CTMH Paper Fundamentals Adventure Z3125
Ink - CTMH Sky and Gypsy
Sentiment outside - CTMH Balloon Wishes D1667
Sentiment inside - CTMH Floral Banners D1663
Glitter on butterfly wings - CTMH Glitz Glitter Gel  (Retired)
Big bling - Jolee's Boutique
Butterfly Bling - Want 2 Scrap
Flowers - Stash

Skin - E0000, E000, E00
Hair - RV10, RV34, RV55
Leaves - YG13
Flowers - Y15, V15
Butterfly & Wings - V15, RV10
Dress - RV34
Eyes - YG13

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

 Color Your World With Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes (3 of 3) (Sunday
Eclectic Ellapu - Use one or more Dies (No limit)
Bunny Zoes Crafts - Sparkle (No limit) (Monday)
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Love To Scrap - New Beginnings (1 of 3)
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge Blog - Anything Goes (No limit)
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes (3 of 3) (Tuesday)
Deep Ocean Challenge - Anything Goes (No limit)
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Anything Goes (No limit)
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes (1 of 3) 
 Retarte - Anything Goes (No limit) 
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes (1 of 2) (Wednesday)
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes (No limit) 
Paper Shelter Challenge - Punches &/or Dies (1 of 3)
Stampavie and More - Something New - Stamps (No limit)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes (1 of 5)
 DL.Art Thankful Thursday - Anything Goes (1 daily) (Thursday)
Outlawz Challenges Saturday Paper A La Mode - Something New/Stamp sets (1 of 3)
PDE Linky Party - Anything Goes (No limit) (Friday)
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes (3 of 3)
2 Creative Chicks - Anything Goes (No limit) (Other Date)
Artistic Stampers - Anything Goes (No limit)
Card and Scrap - Stamps (No limit)
Cheerful Sketches Challenge - Use Sketch (1 of 3)
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps - Something New (stamp sets) (3 of 3)
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes (No limit)
Crafty Time - Make It Sparkle (3 of 3)
Creatalicious Challenges - Something old/new (paper/stamp sets) (No limit)
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge - Anything Goes (3 of 3)
Imagine That Digis - Coloring Contest (3 of 3)

Only $5 with a purchase of $50 qualifying order 
(Clearance items do not count)

Artwork for January Stamp Of The Month 
Beloved Bouquet - S1601

Click blue link above to see all the supplies that go with it.
Create your planner the way you want it to be.

January 2016 Special
for National Papercrafting Month

Use this in your new CTMH Everyday Planner 2016 
or in your Picture My Life Scrapbooking.

Thank you for stopping by my blog for a visit.  I hope you enjoy my creations.  I appreciate all of you.  Be sure to check out my tabs at the top of the page for my videos, tutorials, clubs, specials and more.   You can earn FREE products by joining one of my clubs.  You earn most of my commission with FREE CTMH products. Call, text, Facebook message or email me with any questions you might have.

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  1. So beautiful.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    Don't forget, we will be holding the "Champion of Champions" DT Challenge for all winners from each and every category from these monthly Challenges in March 2016.
    Hope you keep entering each month.
    Annette DT Leader

  2. Pretty cqrd! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner!

  3. That's a really friendly colourful creation. So I think it's spring in the air ;-) Love the wonderful image and your colouring.

    Thanks for playing along with our Crafty Time Challenge for January and good luck!

    Happy crafty new year and Hugs
    Doris *DT*

    DT Crafty Time
    DT Die Sketchtanten
    Kleido’s BastelStüble

  4. Hoi Gloria, all your cards are very beautifull again. Great !!
    xx Wilma

  5. Gorgeous card Gloria, Happy New Year a little late.

  6. Adorable card!Thanks for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.Good Luck and Welcome again.Gr.Kaija Dt-member

  7. Gloria well done, The colors are beautiful and the layout of the card is very nicely put together. Good luck and thank you for joining us at Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Look forward to seeing some more of your work in the future.

  8. Gloria your card is stunning. Love all the color.... Thank you so much for joining us this month at Ching-Chou Kuik digital Stamp challenge.
    Linda DT

  9. Pretty card! Love the colors you used!
    Thanks for joining us over at Lacy Sunshine Color and Craft Challenge.
    Sandra (CT Coordinator)

  10. Fab as alwaays! Thanks for joining at Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes

  11. Beautiful!! That image really is adorable and your coloring is fabulous. Love the color combo, too. Thanks for playing with LTSCB.

  12. Hi,

    Stunning card. Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious Challenge

    DT Creatalicious Challenge

  13. Gorgeous Gloria! Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at Pause Dream Enjoy, Jackie CT member

  14. Fab make. Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles
    Anjie (DT)

  15. this is such a beautiful card Gloria

    gr karin
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.
    Good Luck and hope to see you again

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

  16. So pretty. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting from the Heart. Sue DT xx

  17. Oh, so beautiful.♥
    Thank you for joining us at Card and Scrap.
    Hugs Line.

  18. This creation is beautiful thank you for joining us at the WWODTC
    Michelle DT

  19. Gloria, this is just gorgeous!! I love all of the bright, happy colors, and the details on your card are beautiful. Thank you for joining us at The Paper Shelter. We hope to see you again!
    xx Bonnie DT

  20. What a beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety challenge.
    Hugs, Bianca Dt-member.

  21. Great card. Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
    I hope you’ll come link up again soon!
    Janis, Owner & DT Member
    Pause Dream Enjoy
    PDE Linky Party, Owner & DT Member

  22. She's lovely. Thanks for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks.
    Janis, DT Member
    Pause Dream Enjoy
    PDE Linky Party , Owner & DT Member

  23. So pretty! Thank you for joining us at TTCRD!

  24. Such a beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at the PDE linky party!
    Marji DT

  25. Hi, This is stunning! Fabulous creation! Thanks for sharing it with us.

    Thanks so much for joining our 1st January 2016 "World Wide Open Design Team" Challenge. We hope to see you again next month and good luck!
    Hugs, DT Natalie Z.

  26. Love the whimsical theme and the colors are perfect! Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

  27. Wonderful project! Thank you for participating over at the anything goes challenge :-) Melanie (DT)

  28. Gorgeous card Gloria, I love that paper pack!


  29. Beautiful card, I love the bright colors! Thanks for joining us at Stampavie and More!

    Hugs, Marja
    Stampavie and More DT

  30. beautiful! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog Looking forward to see you again soon.
    WWO DT
    Toadally Love To Craft {My Blog}

  31. Such a beautiful card. I love how you have carried you lovely design inside the card too. Thank you for sharing at PDE Linky Party. Beckie x

  32. A lovely card and wonderfully fresh colours. The image is fabulous.
    Thank-you for joining in with the Crafts Galore Encore January Challenge “Anything Goes”. Happy New Year and good luck x

  33. wow!! Thanks for joining us at Cheerful Sketches. Good luck!
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)

  34. Your image is coloured beautifully Gloria. I especially love that you went with pink hair! Love her wings too.

    Thanks so much for entering your card into our special Colouring Contest over at Imagine That! Digis by Kris. Good luck in the draw.

    ☺Lisa D.
    DT Member for Imagine That! Digis by Kris!
    Décosse’s Dynamite Doodles--My Personal Blog!

  35. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at The Artistic Stamper - Debs DT

  36. Gloria, what a lovely card you have made here which fits perfectly the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog Monthly Challenge this month of “Use something new”. I always decorate inside my cards but rarely show and seeing your inside made me think I should show mine more often. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Design Team Leader).

    1. Thanks so much Kym. I hope you will start sharing the inside. I know I struggle trying to figure out what to put inside; so I thought it might help others to see inside a card for a change. Not too many people share the inside of their cards. Hugs.

  37. Beautiful coloring of your gorgeous image. Great papers to match your wonderful colors. Thanks for joining us at Imagine That. Lisa Lynn DT.

  38. And another beautiful one - love the colours on this one and her pink hair! Thank you for joining in our challenge this month at Ching-Chou Kuik Challenge blog. Hope to see you again.

    Hugs, Vannessa
    Ching-Chou Kuik DT

  39. Gorgeous card with beautiful coloring, Gloria..
    Thank you for using our sketch at Cheerful Sketches!
    xxx Margreet


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