Monday, July 4, 2016

Birthday Card Using Ching Chou Kuik Star Wish

Hi Friends.  I hope everyone is doing well.  I have been exhausted since returning from MO. It has been so hot here; and the heat really bothers me.  I will be glad when it cools off.  I am trying to get more exercise; but it is so hot that I feel worse after I take my walks or ride my bike.  It seems cooler when I start out in the morning; but it warms a lot - very quickly, while I am out there.

I am so excited to announce that I am now part of the Ching-Chou Kuik (CCK) Blog DT!  I have been waiting for about 3 years to be part of this fabulous team.  It means so much to me to be able to create with her fabulous digital stamps.  I own almost all of them; and haven't had the time to use them like I would want to do.  Now, I can use a lot more of them than I was doing.  LOL!  

It is time for another fabulous challenge at Ching-Chou Kuik (CCK) Use Your Favorite Color.  I bet you can't guess my favorite color.  LOL!  I am using a new image Ching Chou Kuik Star Wish; which I loved the minute I saw it.  What a perfect challenge to start my DT assignment.  

Supplies used to create this card:

Frame for image - Spellbinders Timeless Rectangle
Top Border - Joy Crafts
Lower Border (front and inside) - Martha Stewart Doily Lace Trim
Doily inside - Cricut Artiste

Paper - DCWV Violet Leaf Stack
Cardstock - CTMH White Daisy and Recollections
Sentiment outside - CTMH Thoughtful Tidings - S1202 (retired)
Sentiment inside - CTMH Your Own Kind of Wonderful D1627
Ink - CTMH Gypsy
Bling - CTMH Purple Glitter Gems Z1936
Glitter/Embossing Frantage around Image - Stampendous Encrusted Jewel Kit

Skin - E0000, E000, E00
Hair - V12, V15, V17
Lips, Beads in hair, dress - V04
Eyes, Stars - V01
Moon - Y00

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes (1 of 3) (Sunday)
Colour Your World With Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Eclectic Ellapu - Anything Goes (No limit)
Catch The Bug - Anything Goes (1 of 3) (Saturday)
Crafty Calendar - Punches &/or Dies (1 of 3)
Scrapper's Delights - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafting With Friends - Anything Goes (2 of 3) (Friday)
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes (1 of 3) 
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes (2 of 3) (Thursday)
DL.Art Thursday Challenge - Anything Goes (1 each day)
If You Give A Crafter A Cookie - Anything Goes (2 of 5)
Star Stampz Challenge - Here Comes Summer (3 of 3)
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Anything Goes  (2 of 2)
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes (No limit) (Wednesday)
 The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes/Hobbies (3 of 3)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes (3 of 5)
Wonderful Wednesdays - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Deep Ocean Challenge - Colors of Summer (No limit) (Tuesday)
Digi Choosday Challenge - Bling, Glitter, Gems (2 of 2)
Retarte - Anything Goes (No limit) 
Through The Craftroom Door - Anything Goes (2 of 2)
Artistic Inspiration - Anything Goes (1 of 3) (Monday)
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Classic Design Team Open Challenge - Anything Goes (2 of 3) (Other Date)

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Cricut Art Philosophy, Cricut Artiste and Cricut Artfully Sent
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Lots of pocket letter goodies. Sleeves work great with pocket letters as well.

Cricut Artfully Sent Cartridge has over 100 pocket cards/sleeves for your Pocket Letters.  Check this link to see more information.  This cartridge is retiring - While Supplies Last Only.  Click here to order.

Sleeves are sized 3 1/2 sized; but can be resized to fit any pocket letter.  Pockets are sized 3 x 4; which fit our CTMH Everyday Life Album or you can resize them on Cricut Explore to fit the regular pocket letter size.

Cricut Artbooking and Cricut Artiste also have pocket cards or notes that can be sized to create pocket cards.  Cricut Artiste has mini envelopes for the Pocket letter.

Cricut Artbooking Pocket letter stamp for die cut for Pocket sized note page. - 3 Stamp Sets come with Cricut Artbooking Cartridge.

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  1. The purple is so pretty and your card is very elegant.

  2. Gorgeous card!!! I love your coloring. Thank you so much for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Good luck!!! Patricia

  3. Adore that colour and the fab die-cuts you've used!
    Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Jane (DT) xxx

  4. Congratulations on your new DT, Gloria! Your card is beautiful...I love all the pretty purple! Thanks for joining us at Scrapper's Delights! :o)

  5. Congrats on your DT! Your card is absolutely stunning!

  6. Gorgeous bright purpley creation! Stunning card and perfect for the image. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts and Good Luck! :)
    Annabel - Crafty Addicts DT.

  7. Gorgeous and beautiful card Gloria love the colour's you have used
    Dianne xx :)

  8. Ohhhhh that purple is so so beautiful! A really wonderful creation! So glad you've joined us at Kraftin' Kimmie challenges for Wonderful Wednesday! Stay cool!

  9. Gorgeous! Love the purple. Thanks again for sharing with us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday. Jane P. DT

  10. How pretty! Thanks for sharing your lovely creation in our Anything Goes Challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog this week. Good luck. I hope you will join us for our week-long 'Christmas in July' event that launches tomorrow and where there are lots of prizes to be won!
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo DT

  11. Amazing her hair and your coloring is beautiful...and those dies are perfect match to the rest of the card...Thannk you for joining us at Craft your passion these week...hugs...Željka DT

  12. What a beautiful card! Thanks so much for playing along with the Bugaboo Stamps/Catch the Bug Blog Anything Goes Challenge this week! We hope you'll join us for our week long Christmas in July celebration this week!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    Min - Bugaboo Stamps/Catch The Bug Designer

  13. Thank you for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu, good luck in the challenge.

  14. Preciosa tarjeta! Gracias por participar con nosotras en RETARTE de Stampartpapel...Feliz semana, Paula.DT

  15. Beautiful card, thank you for sharing with us at Simply Papercraft - good luck
    Lyn - DT

  16. Yet another stunning creation Gloria. Love the image and colours, just perfect.

    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    [Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

  17. Lovely card thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations Louise DT x

  18. Lovely, lovely creation! Thanks for playing with us at Eclectic Ellapu this month, Nan.

  19. Very pretty card in my fav colours too.

    Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Tracey DT


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