Friday, July 3, 2009

LET'S CELEBRATE! - BARGELLO BLOG HOP & BLOGGERS CHALLENGE

HELLO! This card is for a few things combined, that I will tell you a bit more about that soon...

Welcome if you are coming here from the BLOG HOP for Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps! We are showcasing our NEW Design Team and the latest stamps that have been released! If you haven't participated in the Blog Hop the past few days, it is not too late! Scroll down to see the past 3 days posts and you can visit and welcome all of our new Design Team members!
Once you are done here, come join us in the HOP and visit these blogs to see a TON of talent! Teresa, Deedee, Leah, Belinda, Ceal & SNSS blog featuring Cindy Coutts (July GD)

Here is a little information on my card...
First of all, this weeks Bloggers Challenge is to make a Red, White and Blue card in celebration of the Fourth of July! I also tried a NEW technique! The Bargello Technique that is in the current June/July newsletter for Technique Junkies. It looks a lot harder than it really is! It was SO fun to make too!
Here are a few more details:
Stamp Sets: Beautiful Borders and Birthday Buddies available at Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps
Cardstock: Real Red, Bravo Burgundy, Pacific Point, Riding Hood Red, Whisper White, Basic Black, Night of Navy
Ink: Same, Copics
Accessories: Paper Trimmer, Dew Drops, Chipboard is from Creative Cuts and More, Ribbon, Dew Drops, Mini Glue Dots, Colored Pencils...
There are so many more places for some GREAT inspiration. Check out the side bar for the BLOGGERS CHALLENGE and you can view their blogs at your leisure.
We are excited to introduce the following members to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Design Team
Lorie Souther-Jr DT
Nancy Brown-Jr DT
Leah Cornelius-Jr DT
Shannon Pankow-Jr DT
Connie Babbert-Jr DT
Belinda Chang-Jr DT
Lisa Hjulberg-Jr DT
Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a blessed weekend!

Chrissy D

30 comments:

Vicki said...

Precious card! Love that technique! Congrats to all on the design team! Blessings to you!

Sandy said...

Look at him! He's all cute and patriotic looking! What a fun card. Your cards always amaze me. I'm still thinking your fish bowl card was just so out of the box!!!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

aaahhh, how adorable, I luv your coloring!
enjoy *~*

raindropecho said...

What a fun card! That mouse is so cute :D

Chrisd said...

Great technique...thanks for sharing.

Kathy said...

Hello Chrissy!!!
Such a cute card!! I adore the star mat behind your mouse ~ looks fabulous!! He is adorable too!! Have a great week-end :)Kathy

Barb Hardeman said...

Super job on the technique, Chris. You've colored your mouse fantastically! Happy 4th!

Lori said...

What a cute little mouse! The technique you used for the background is a great way to incorporate the patriotic theme.

Cindy Coutts said...

Oh wow! What a card and technique. This is awesome work Chris.

Ceal said...

Love your card. That technique looked hard to me! you did an awesome job with it

Belinda said...

what a fun card and great jobwith the fun bg!

Deedee Anderson said...

Oh SO cute!!! I love this mouse with the red, white, and blue. That background looks really intricate -- I'll have to take your word that it was easier than it looks -- LOL!

Leah said...

This is so great! Love how it came out:)

Connie said...

SO cute! I love this...I need to try that technique soon...it has always appealed to me!

Dani said...

That background looks very difficult! I'll trust you that it's easier than it looks! Love the star mat behind the mouse, perfect touch!

Ida P. Krause said...

Great card. The image is so cute and the background looks fabulous. I'm guessing it involves lots of layering of strips of DP.

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Wow! That is a cool technique! And I love the patriotic colors. Perfection all the way!

Heather "Hev" said...

What a fun looking card :)

Have a wonderful weekend :)

Lorie said...

WOW! What a great card!! That technique is amazing, and the red, white, and blue colors with this challenge/technique is gorgeous! Of course, the mouse is absolutely adorable! That is a great set!!

Nikki Bond said...

this is great! Love the BG ! {SMILES}

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Very cute image, Chris! My friend showed me the card she made with this technique, very interesting effect! tfs!

Nancy said...

What a fantastic card.
Love your Bargello too.

Jeanette said...

Fantastic card. I love the look that the technique gives as well as your lovely coloring!
Hugs Jeanette

Barbara said...

Fun card! Love the image...so sweet. AND the background is just amazing. Fabulous!!

Sheryl Dickinson said...

Very cool card! I love how this technique looks--I really need to try it!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful Chris

Margaret R said...

The background is just beautiful!! The mouse is cute too! Great card!

Lisa Bohler said...

What a lovely background you have here! Super cute card and happy 4th!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

What a lovely card Chris! That image is just darling! :D

Rachel Hope said...

Cuteness!! Love that image!