Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Daydreaming and Thank You!!!!!

Stamps: Strawberry; post strawberry; unknown Tilda!? (received in the summer stamp kit from Sweden)
retired SU! Bella Rosa
Ink:Memento Black; Copics; Kiwi Kiss and Ridinghood Red SU!
Martha Stewart lace doily punch; Prima flowers; SU rhinestone Brads; red gingham ribbon; Nestabilities; Creative Memories cutting system; Stickles (on her wings)

Card Measures 6x6

Hello! Thanks for stopping by today! I hope that you are enjoying a lovely August day! Kristen, myself and all our kids are off to Maine to the beach today. Hopefully we'll have a nice sunny, but not too hot day. That's not the forecast....but that's what I am hoping for!! LOL!

This Tilda stamp came in the Summer Stamp Kit from Sweden....but I cannot find her individually for sale anywhere else...including at the Magnolia Sweden website. So I have no idea what her name is or where you can get her if you didn't purchase the Summer Kit. I thought she was adorable....looks to me like she might be daydreaming! But I didn't quite know what to do with her. So I am taking a chance and hoping that she looks like she stopped for a rest in the strawberry field and is dreaming away. That is what I am going for anyhow. I hope that she doesn't look like to you that she is 1/2 girl and 1/2 strawberry. :) I used white flowers with yellow centers to embellish, hoping to emulate the strawberry flowers in the pic. I used this week's Friday's Sketchers sketch for my layout. This sketch was another one that I looked at and thought: "hmmmmm.....I am not sure about this one". But it always seems that I end up liking the final result. I know I say this all the time, but that is the great thing about various challenges....It's not your normal comfort zone, but you end up liking it! It's like when we were kids and insisted that we hated a certain food before we'd even try it....then loving it after giving it a try! hahaha

Onto the Blog Yummies!! I just want to thank you all for coming by to check out what I make and especially for all the encouraging comments that you leave! It REALLY MEANS A LOT to me that you want to come by and see what I made and that you take the time to let me know what you think. To show my appreciation I bought something that I think you will like. I was buying a set for me and added a second set in for you. (And a 3rd set in for Kristen! LOL!)
As I just ordered it a few days ago and don't yet have them in my hot little hands, I totally admit to swiping this picture off of "MickeyDee's" blog. Thanks MickeyDee!! It's a great picture of both the Martha Stewart Loop Border punch and the Loop Corner Punch AND what using them together produces. I can hardly wait to get them in my own hot little hands!!

Here's the Nitty Gritty:
Please post my blog candy on your blog with a link back here. Then leave a comment in this post by 12 noon (Eastern USA Time), on August 19th.

I will ship world wide.
I will randomly select a winner on August 19th.

Good Luck! And thank you again for being such great readers!!

Have a Fan-tab-u-licious Wednesday!!


Sue from Oregon said...

Thanks for the chuckle...1/2 girl 1/2 strawberry LOL...Hey, I totally got the daydreaming thing without reading your info!

Ann said...

Wow those borders are just stunning.

Ann xxx

Cami said...

Hi Kerry! Love this card. Yep, can't find this image any where not even on the Magnolia-Sweden site so she has no name. I made a card with Tilda on the strawberry also and you make me laugh when you said 1/2 girl 1/2 strawberry! Love your coloring! What a generous blog candy offer! Cami

Cyn in HI said...

How do I attach link and pic? I would love to do this, but am so dumb when it comes to linking, etc.

Thanks. Cyn in HI

LOUISE said...

Hi kerry, such a sweet card. Love the Tilda, and the colouring is beautiful. Louise x

Candy said...

Kerry Love!
Delightful image and card. Just love it and I think she is surely dreaming in the Strawberry Patch!!
You always do a wonderful job with the sketches and everything.

I would die if I won your border and corner punches - I LOVE THEM!! WOW don't they look awesome done all the way around the card?!?! Off to my blog to put it on there :o)

Hope your day was delighitful. Sounds like you have been having a great summer....

Hugs, Candy

cabio's craft corner said...

You colored Tilda nicely and this is such a sweet card for the challenge!

Nancy said...

Hi Kerry,
Your card is adorable and thanks for the chuckle. Your coloring is fabulous as always. Love your card!

angel4031 said...

Gorgeous card I LOVE this Tilda :D even if she doesnt have a name lol!

Gorgeous candy thanx for the chance to win off to post on my blog now :D x

Moni said...

orgeous card, love it! So cute Tilda and great colours! The punches are fab, need to have them! Hugs,Moni

Moni said...

I linked your candy on my blog:

ittybittyinkspotstoo said...

Gorgeous card! I love the colors and your layout! Tilda is sooo cute!

Pia said...

Great card, I would be daydreaming over the strawberries too, YUMMY!

As for the blog candy what about a 4th set for me??

Enjoy the beach sorry I can't join you.

Tanja said...

Fantastic card! I also like this Tilda a lot! I'm so glad you tried my sketch :)

Thanks for joining the Friday Sketchers!

Hugs Tanja

AnnS said...

As always, your cards are an inspiration for a novice cardmaker. Thanks for the candy. Have a great time.
Maine is exceptionally inviting this time of year.

Scrapstampnmama said...

This is a beautiful card...and she does look like she is in a Strawberry Field dreaming of days gone by...thanks for a chance to win blog candy too! Awesome

Barb Hardeman said...

Kerry this is so sweet! Love the sketch, the beautiful reds and greens together with the crisp whites make it very much a strawberry scene! Perfect coloring makes your strawberry look so yummy! Delicious...hugs...Barb

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

WOW! She's just gorgeous to say the least!! :) Love your coloring and wonderful take on the sketch!! HUGS

4furbabies said...

Thanks so much for sharing your great card with us. And thanks for the chance to win this great blog candy - I have linked you on my blog .
God Bless

Tracey said...

I love your card Kerry! Tilda is adorable as always and I love that she is leaning on a strawberry. So cute!

Great candy too! Thanks for the chance to win!! xx

LEMphotography said...

I love your blog! Thanks for the opportunity to win this lovely candy! I have posted a link on my sidebar.


Jacilynn said...

super candy Kerry! I found you through my friends blog. great punches. I've linked you on my blog

Denise said...

Well I guess since you borrowed the pic of the punches, we all have now. Thanks for the chance to win. Those punches are great and would be a nice addition to my collection. I have linked your candy to my blog.

Denise H.

Callie said...

Great punches! Thanks for the chance to win. Wonderful blog you have here! I posted your candy on my side bar!

Suzanne J Dean said...

Fabulous & super cute Kerry! Seems a bunch of us were all of the same mindset today using this Tilda & strawberry, hee hee!


auntie lsa said...

Cute, cute, cute... did I tell you how cute I think this card is. I love that little Tilda. You did such a great job on this card. Keep em coming.
Lisa Noland

Kathy W said...

cute tilda! love the paper and flowers

glowinshadow23 said...

Love the paper and the layout you used!

Tracey said...

i just love these punchs.I havent any of mather sterwart and so long to own one thank you for giving me a chance to win.i am so thrilled i have found your blog am now a follower and i have added a link and a blinkie in my side bar.

love tracey

LindaC said...

Love the card...hope you don't mind if I 'scraplift' it. Thanks for the opportunity to win those neat punches. LindaC

thestampinglady said...

Great card. Love those new punches--I have not seen them before. I do not have an active blog but will share your site with my yahoo group. I love reading your blog when you post through my Google Reader. Darlene

Linda S. said...

Hi Kerry, I hope us non-bloggers can still enter to win your super candy if I promise to tell at least three friends about your blog and contest. Pleeeeze!! I think these new punches are very exciting and someone had their thinking cap on when they came up with the seperate punch for the corners. Thanks. Linda S. in NE

Lisa said...

Thanks so much for the chance to win those punches are super cool

iluvmybugs said...

Thanks for the chance to win the punches...great candy! Posted a link on my blog.

ineke said...

wow... what a cute borderpunch.. and a cornerone as well..
a great blogcandy indeed !!
i try to put your link to your blogcandy on my page...
because i want to have a change of winning this as well as the others !!!

Bee said...

Gorgeous card! Great design and really lovely combination of materials and colours :)
- Bee Crafty

Sharon Caudle said...

Kerry, this card is too cute! I love this Tilda and how you've got her propped up on the strawberry. No...I don't think she looks like she's half and half! LOL! The layout on this is fabulous and I will have to have a go at this sketch. Great card as always! hugs! Oh, and PICK ME! PICK ME!!! LOL!

Handmade by Vivi said...

that is great candy Kerry, I've linked your candy on my blog!!!
Thanks for the chance to win it!!!

Aliogator said...

Great Candy! Thanks for offering it!

Wendy K. said...

I posted your candy on my blog. I love these punches!!

Froggy said...

Wow, what yummy candy!

I added your link to my sidebar!

Thanks for a chance to win!

Anonymous said...

Love your blog and have been following it for a while now. Your work is always awesome and worth viewing. I've been wanting those MS punches and it would be wonderful to win them.
Edie in NC

Kimberly Gajewski said...

What a gorgeous card Kerry! I'm so afraid to color those sweet Magnolia stamps! I don't think that I'll be able to do them justice! Your coloring is fabulous! Beautifully done! :D

Artist724 said...

Cute card. I love the way you colored it. Hope you ended up with a good day at the beach :).

Annelies said...

Gorgeous card and great candy! Didn't know this punch yet as they are not available in Belgium. Here's my link . Thanks for a chance to win! Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

rosa said...

Wow Thanks for the chance at all your candy I follow and have linked you all up
sorry for my english spero di vincere un saluto dall'Italia bye bye rosa

Regina said...

Your card is absolutely adorable! Love the image you've used and the colouring also.

Thank you so much for being generous enough to offer such gorgeous candy to win! I have added your candy to my blog on my sidebar to spread the word.
Greetings from Germany - Regina

Donnas Den said...

Great card. Fab Candy.

Have put a link on my blog for your candy. These punches look great.

Many thanks,


Elli said...

Great Candy! Thanks!

HazelQ said...

Aww such a cute Tilda Card!! I love it! The paper and coloring is soo adorable. I posted a link on my blog about this candy. Thank you for the chance to win.

Little GTO said...

Cute card. I wonder what she's thinking about. Thanks for the chance for the blog candy
Sharon L

romantic said...

I linked your candy on my blog http://romantic-ms.blogspot.com/2009/08/candy.html Thank you for the chance to win. Lena

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