Monday, November 17, 2008

Autumn Thoughts!!

Happy Monday friendly Stampers!! Sorry I didn't post anything this weekend, but the weather was so nasty with wind & rain that I couldn't take any pictures of my projects. So now I have a ton of things to share with ya this week, lol! I'm sharing two with you today!

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BTW, I have an announcement for ya too--I am a Guest Designer for H&M Stamps thru February, yippee!! You MUST check out Heather's awesome stamps, there's something for everyone I tell ya! I'll have a project with one of my favorite sets for ya tomorrow (didn't get a photo yet). And check out my fellow GDT gals blogs too(Dawn Easton & Cindy Lawrence)--they're super & fabulously talented!! And yes, I am SUPER BUSY right now, ROFL!!
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First up is my fall card using one of the new Holiday Magnolia's that I got from Magnolia-licious. (edited--I will add link asap when it lets me,lol). I adore this fall dp from SU--lovee the colors in it. I love this Tilda cuz' she can be for so many occasions and I paired her up with this beautiful "Covered Bridge Scene" stamp from The Stampin' Place. I love this covered bridge stamp because you can color it for any season you'd like--I can't wait to ink it up again for winter and make snow on it! I used my Copics to color and added some stickles (gold & copper) to her buttons and the leaves. I also got to use my new Nestabilities (seems like it took forevah to get them) to layer with--this is the Labels 1 set(my friend Tab who owns 7 Kids College Fund has all the new ones in SUPER CHEAP, great prices). The sentiment is from PTI's "Mailbox Greetings". You likee? Some of my friends who got a sneakie peekie of this card yesterday (u know who u r :o)) said it reminded them of "The Bridges of Madison County" and I agree. Where we lived in Maryland before movin' to Virginia there were quite a few covered bridges and they were just beautiful!

Second card is one I made with my new "Whiffies" (got that from my pal Susana,lol) which is Whiff of Joy of course! This new stamp is called "Herb with Baby" and the sentiment is WOJ too. I used my favorite My Minds Eye "laundry line" dp and colored with Copics. This layout was last weeks SCS sketch #202 & I used it for this card and another I'll share later in the week (I flipped the sketch around). I lovee the soft colors and these snowman images are just the cutest, IMO!! If you haven't ordered yours and you really want some, REMEMBER they will not be available for very long, so get ordering already, lol!! Two stores here in the US that carry them are Roses on Paper and All That Scraps if you're nervous about ordering from overseas (although you shouldn't cuz Katharina is fabulous & gets them to you super quick)!

That's all I gots for ya today! Hope your week is starting off well & see ya back here tomorrow...

hugz,
Suzanne

18 comments:

  1. Two gorgeous cards. Love the images and the colouring is fantastic. Michele x

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  2. WOWZERS! That Magnolia card is a work of art! I would frame it! Ü The snowman card is so soft and pretty!

    Congratulations on being a guest designer!

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  3. Just gorgeous Suzanne, love them both! That covered bridge is just stunning! TFS! :)
    Hugs, Christine :)

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  4. love both your cards, but I must admit that the Tilda card with the bridge is a stunner! hugs, annie x

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  5. Two beautiful cards!

    Your images are coloured so beautifully.

    Love all your papers so perfect for your cards.

    hugs
    kim x

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  6. Love them both! I can't decide which I like best. Love the softness of the Whiffie, but that Tilda is just too cute! Love the brideg scene! Beautiful, beautiful work!

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  7. These cards are just gorgeous Suzanne, lovely images and gorgeous colouring as always! Linda x

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  8. two super gorgeous cards Suzanne, love the layouts and your colouring.
    hugs Rachxx`

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  9. oh forgot to say Congrats on the gd spot suzanne. well done sweetie. hugs rachxx

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  10. Your cards are absolutely gorgeous!!! I love your Tilda. Excellent coloring. And congrats, too, for your guest designer spot!

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  11. Both cards are WONDERFUL! Congrats on your new guest DT spot!

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  12. WOW!! That covered bridge scene is phenomenal!! Your coloring is gorgeous!! Love the warm colors!! And the shapes enhance your images beautifully!! The snowman is just darling also!! What a sweet image!

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  13. WOW Those are breathtaking!! I love them both!
    Great job!
    hugz

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  14. Two wonderful and super cute cards! I love all of your background stamps! They always coordinate so perfect with your other images!
    Hugs~ Kim

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  15. Both cards are just stunning! The autumn one takes my breath away!!!

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  16. love this!!!!! Your cards are amazing as always but i LOVE the magnolia card to pieces!

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  17. OH MY GOODNESS!! BOTH of these are just absolutely GORGEOUS!! I'm so blown away, especially by your Fall card with that awesome image and shaped die cut and of course Magnolia on there too--FABO. And your second one is too Precious with that snowman image--it's soo flourishy and all those doodles add to the winteriness of it. :)

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  18. Suzanne--oh Tilda, oh Tilda! love them all just like you. The way she is holding her little feet on the Christmas tree one is awesome..and always..your coloring is fabulous!

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I appreciate all your lovely comments and taking the time to stop by! hugz,Suzanne

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