Monday, March 8, 2010

My First Karen's Doodles US DT Card!

Happy Monday to you... Happy Monday to you...  Be honest now, did you or did you not start singing the tune to 'Happy Birthday'?  Hee hee!  Gotcha : )  Did you have a nice weekend?  I was able to get some things accomplished - yay!  And my DH and I went to an ice cream party - yummmmyyyy.  I had so much sugar that I'm still up past 2 AM.  Shhhhh don't tell - I'm supposed to be in bed no later than 1:30 and I'm trying to get to bed a little earlier each week.  Sigh...  Oh well.  I'll just start all over again!

I have a fun card for ya today.  This is Flower Bear by Karen's Doodles.  You can purchase him by clicking on the link.  Karen has a fabulous variety of waaaaaaaay cute images.  The only problem you'll have is deciding which one to buy!
Today begins a new challenge.  Are you as excited as I am?  You can find the US Challenge Blog Here.  You'll find the sketch for the week as well as PRIZES!  Yes... I said PRIZES!  What can you win? 
  • Winner- 1 Digi stamp that you design and get to name and 2 digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles
  • 2nd Place - 2 Digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles
  • 3rd Place - 1 Digi stamp of your choice from Karen's Doodles
Isn't Karen the best?  Thank you, Karen : )

I have colored this cutie with copics.  Here's a close up so you can see the Diamond Glaze... I put it on his eyes, nose and orange flowers
The blue roses are from Mandy's candy I won a while back (they've been coming in very handy!)  Thanks again, Mandy : )  The lace and flower spacer is from Lacey at Stamp and Create.  I know that she also has more gorgeous lace in.  Go check out her store!

And here is a close up for the 'bead' challenge cause they are kinda hard to find..  I put a few in the center of the cream flowers and then a couple are down at the bottom of the card under the blue rose.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
A Spoon Full of Sugar - beads
Papertake Weekly - Brads n bling
Crafty Calendar - flowers
C.R.A.F.T. - Mother's Day/Flowers

Thanks for stopping by.  I hope to see you again real soon!

May God bless you, keep you and comfort your soul ~



Hi Lori
A gorgeous card and a gorgeous image,
Hugs Dianne xx

Cheryl said...

wow lori hun this is just stunning love it to bits fab coluring and adore the flowers hugs cheryl xxxx

Zoe said...

Wow Lori, your colouring is spectacular. I would love to learn how you got his fur to look like that!

Mandy said...

Hey lovely Lori, wow hun talk about a good first impression with your latest DT, this is stunning. Your colouring always looks amazing and has really bought the sweet image to life, fabby colours and embellies too, love it.
No more sugar for you young lady we have enough trouble with you without you having sugar rushes lol
love n hugs Mandy xxxxxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Lori, great card hun, fantastic colouring, great use of the glaze, love it, hope you ok, hugs Liz xx

joey said...

Hi Lori

your card is gorgeous, and your colourwork on the image stunning.


Wishcraft said...

Such a sweet card! Your colouring is fab - his fur looks real! Lisa x

Sandy Hulsart said...

Lori, your card is fabulous. Love the fur strokes on this cute little bear, and the Diamond Glaze really sets him off. Your flower embellishments are just gorgeous and the DP is perfect. Great first challenge card.

Suzi said...

This is an adorable card, love the image and your embellishments. Thank you for joining in with us at C.R.A.F.T. this week. Good luck in the draw. Suzi xx

Rose said...

Such a gorgeous card, I love the image and the glaze you've put on it. Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T and good luck!

Rose x

Trimgym said...

Gorgeous card, I also love Karen's Doodles. The diamond glaze works perfect on this, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!

Jo and Tigerlover.

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Angelwood said...

I do love these images, Lori and your coloring is so beautiful! This guy is adorable! hugs, Angela

Kelly Schelske said...

Oh it's fabulous Lori!

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