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Friday, July 8, 2011

IT'S TIME TO HOP AT A DAY FOR DAISIES AND I AM GDT FOR JULY!!

Hello - wow, crazy week trying to get back on schedule after being gone for the long weekend.  House still looks like a bunch of wild animals ran through it, but what can you do?!? 

Anyway, I am SUPER EXCITED to announce that I am Guest DT for July at A DAY FOR DAISIES!!  Today, we are having a BLOG HOP to celebrate the SWEET SUMMER RE-RELEASE LINE and you are going to LOVE these images!!



You will start your hop at A DAY FOR DAISIES BLOG

You will then follow the hop order as follows:

Audrey  ---->YOU ARE HERE!!

You have 1 week to complete the hop.  In order to be considered for the HOP PRIZE, 2 images from A DAY FOR DAISIES SHOP and a year subscription to paper crafting magazine Through the Craftroom Door"!!!  - you must comment on each blog in the hop.

 There will also be a challenge to complete and the winner of that will get the entire ADFD July Club Kit!!!   You will be asked to do 3 projects using the 2 FREEBIES that Tammy, owner/illustrator of A DAY FOR DAISIES SHOP, is providing.  Challenge entries are due by 12 noon PST on Thurs., July 21.  Can't wait to see your creations:)

Please also visit  A DAY FOR DAISIES SHOP to purchase the NEW RELEASES as well as all the other ADFD Images you'd like.    Remember the $25 monthly club option - what a great deal for fans of A DAY FOR DAISIES:)

I am playing with 3 of the ice cream images from the RE-RELEASE.  I have made the following project - would love to know what you think.

Card - Colored with Copics, cut with Nesties, as are other shapes (tag and purple piece), also used EK Success corner rounder on purple piece.  SU CS, all DP is Bo Bunny, flower Prima, sentiment from MFT clear stamps, Liquid Pearl used for ice cream.  Bling from Recollections, ribbon from stash.

Additional challenges entered:

DEEP OCEAN - cards
CREATIVE CRAFT - pretty blossoms
DIGITAL TUESDAY - digi plus bling
JAC-INKS - die cuts plus texture
TRY IT OUT TUESDAY - flower power
CHARISMA CARDZ - all about flowers
CRAFTY PURPLE FROG - summer fun
CRAFTY ANN'S - get well/thinking of you/just because

Next project is hardback gift cert. holder.  I covered outside with DP from K and Co. and ran it through Xyron to make it stick.  Image is colored with Copics, Twinkling H2Os paint, Liquid Pearl and Stickles.  Offray ribbon from stash, image and backing paper (Wild Rose Studio) cut with Nesties.  Inside used MFT die, and clear stamps for sentiment and border.

Additional Challenges entered:

CRAFT-ROOM - summer birthday
SHOPPING OUR STASH - sweets/candy
ART IMPRESSIONS - something from your stash (offray ribbon)
CCEE STAMPERS - card with relation to chocolate (ice cream)
DUTCH DARE - summer fun
MELJENS - no more than 3 layers


Final project for the day is a wooden Easel plaque which I decorated with Basic Grey paper using Xyron for backing.  Image colored with Copics, cut with scissors and Stickles added.  Cheery Lynn doily die used for back of image on Best Creations paper.  Sentiment from MFT clear, 3D stickers from K and Co.  Tim Holtz and Lifestyle Crafts dies used for sentimen and backing.

Additional challenges entered:

ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE - "D" for dessert, doily
MY YIME TO CRAFT - food
AUD SENTIMENTS - sentiment with at least 2 words



75 comments:

Jennifer Scull said...

very pretty cards, Audrey! and so excited for you to be a guest designer for ADFD! congrats to you! :)

Tracy said...

I just love all the texture you've added to both your images and your projects. They're wonderful! Congratulations on your Guest Designer spot at ADFD!

Jen Leeflang said...

Congratulations on your Guest Designer spot, Aud - It's great to see your fabulous creations! I am in awe of the dimension you have achieved on your frosting!

Ardilla said...

Congrats on your DT, I know you'll rock it this month!
Nice projects here, I love the efect in the icecream with that liquid pearl...
If I have to chose one, the first one (card) is my favorite, I love the color combo and all the blue bling :)

Ruby Taylor said...

Hi Aud, It's been a while, huh? Love your projects...the easel plaque is wonderful and what a terrific sentiment. Congrats on your guest designer spot...it is well deserved!!

KalySto said...

Your cakes seem so real!Love all of the ideas!

Nina said...

Sweet ideas all around! love your projects!

Roxann said...

Gorgeous projects! Congrats on being a guest designer!

Ildiko said...

Bril projects, really enjoyed this hop
hugs
Ildiko

Kim Kelley said...

Love all the projects! Great coloring!

mercieschild said...

I love your card and how you used the embellishments to make it stand out. It is awesome and the gift card is amazing, I love it. And the plaque si amazing, wow, who wouldn't love that. Thank you for sharing your awesome card and projects with us. Hugs Cathy www.cathyshappiness.blogspot.com

Sandi's Samples said...

Very nice cards, but the ice cream cone looks real! What did you put on it?
Huggs

Sandy said...

Liquid pearl - sheer genius!

Kathy said...

All three are so fun and creative. Love the gooey fudge on the second one, it looks so realistic!

thekolbes said...

WOW, amazing projects. Congrats on being asked to be a guest designer. I am not surprised as you are very talented.
Trish
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

Glennis said...

They are all fabulous Audrey

melissasack said...

Audrey, These look so good, The projects, the coloring the embellies, everything about them are fantastic.

Olga Kotlyarova said...

Great crads Audrey :)

Thea said...

Congrats on being GDT! The first card makes me want to dip my finger in it! These turned out so cute.

Pinkllilac said...

Congratulations on your DT spot Aud amnd what a start with some fantastic creations.
Hugs Linda

Saundra J said...

Congratulations on being guest designer! What adorable projects! I especially like the gift card holder, so cute and yummy looking. I am also glad to discover you blog for the first time and am now "following" you. (yikes, that looks kinda creepy typed out, lol). TFS!! :)

Dilsaver Designs said...

I just love all your texture and embellishments, really great projects!! Congratulations on being a GD and TFS :)

Moments by Marla said...

Love your ice cream image projects. Thank you for your fabulous inspiration!

Lisa said...

These are terrific Audrey! The ice cream looks edible!! Wonderful texture and dimension in your projects :)

Linda said...

Love all three! The embellishments are wonderful!

Lorraine said...

wow these are stunning huni i love the pearly stuff you put on ice cream n cakes xx

Dora said...

Hi Audrey, I'm back :)) ... hopefully will be back to my routine soon but definitely wanted to make a quick hop and say hello. Love your cards and congrats on your GDT. Hugs xxx

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Great projects, Aud.

Lynn B. said...

Really cute projects. I like the dimension on the ice cream, really great effect! Thanks.

Wendy Colledge said...

Wowza Audrey, amazing creations! Congrats on the Guest DT spot - well deserved!! Have a wonderful day! xxx

Mary M. said...

Beautiful cards. Love the images. Icecream looks good enough to eat!

Jaralubo said...

great projects, thanks for sharing

Elizabeth Hart said...

Yummy looking projects - they look adorable!

Diane's Place said...

Congrats on your GD...your cards and projects are awesome. Love all of the embellishments. TFS. drivers133@gmail.com

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Yay! SO happy to have you as GDT as well as hopping with us today - showing off your beautiful creations!!! Love them all, especially the gift card holder!!!

Raven said...

WOW, amazing projects. Congrats on being asked to be a guest designer!

LeeAnn said...

I love the 3-d look that you have achieved with the liquid pearls. I haven't tried that yet. Each project is super duper!

me35 said...

I love the textured ice-creams !

Margaret C

DQ said...

Love, love, love how you used the liquid pearl for your ice cream, wonderful projects! TFS!!

Mama Bear Stonich's Craft Blog said...

Love the liquid pearls!

Lynn's Place said...

Audrey how awesome is that..your a guest designer and they picked a great gal for the hop wowzers...fabulous work...tfs

sherryann (aka Sherry Eckblad) said...

OMG love them all especially the first card with the realistic looking ice cream.

karen adams said...

Great projects! HUGS!

Deirdre said...

Love what you created - so fun and yum!

DonnaMundinger said...

Do't feelbad, my house still looks that way too. Takes awhile to recover. Now I'm craving ice cream. Super cute projects! xxD

Marilyn Webb said...

Such stunning and creative projects!
hugs
Marilyn

Denise and Louise said...

Beautiful creations.
Denise xx

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh these are fab Audrey! congratulations on your Guest Designer post!

Anne Fenton said...

Audry...your projects are all fabulous,
Hugz
Anne

hazel said...

Wonderful work - I love them all. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
xxx Hazel.

Julie said...

I love this liquid pearls you've used - I'm off to add it to my shopping list!! Lovely cards! x

ktfabian said...

All of your projects are great! I'll be back to see more very soon!

Esther said...

What a lovely idea for giving a gift card..really pretty..Thanks for joining our Craft-Room Challenge...Esther xx

Zoechaos said...

Lovely cards, thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge. XOXO Zoe

Maria said...

Gorgeous collection! Love the colours you've used and the liquid pearl looks great! Thanks for joining in at Craft-Room Challenge, and good luck. Hope to see you again soon. Maria. x

Deena said...

these cards certainly are sweet! thanks for playing at Shopping our stash this week!

Jen said...

Super cards. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Ann's this week.
Jen x

Carla aka scrappypug said...

Wow you have been busy! Super selection of cards! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Shannah said...

Congratulations on being Guest Designer! You have made a beautiful collection of projects! I especially love how you used the Liquid Pearls - makes the icecream look all glossy and real!
Thanks for the chance to win some of these fab images - and good luck every one!
Shannah xox

craftingsue said...

pretty cards. Thanks for playing along at Dutch Dare and I hope we'll see you again next week. Hugs, Sue (Dutch Dare DT member)

mforquer said...

Thanks for joining us at Meljen's Designs this week! Your rose card is stunning!
Hugs,
M

Sylvia x said...

thanks for joining in the fun over at Creative Craft challenges..love the flowers...

Sylvia x

Ann Whitfield said...

Fabulous cards Audrey, thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Terri said...

Great projects and congratulations. The ice cream cone and non traditional background colors really appeals to me. I also like the gift card holder. So professional!

Deloris said...

Great projects! So cute and clever too! Thanks for joining the challenge at Art Impressions. Hope to see you again next week.

Audrey said...

What an adorable card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Pedacinhos di Pano by Claudia said...

Hum Delicious!!!!!!

hugs

ike said...

Love what you made - they look very yummy. :-)
Ike xx

Nikbee said...

Lovely cards. The ice creams look good enough to eat. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft.
Nikki x

Janna Werner said...

Hi Aud! Your projects are fabulous! Hugs Janna

Minna said...

Wonderful creations:)) Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean challenge:)
Hugs,Minna

Shannon White said...

Wowzers these are all so Pretty! I so love A Day for Daisy's! Congrats on your GD spot! that's Fantastic! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Maria Matter said...

These are fabulous Audrey! beautiful colors & designs on all...and now I'm hungry for ice cream! :)
hugs & blessings

Hilde Larsen aka. Tindaloo said...

sweet cards - really yummy! :)

Ann Craig said...

That ice cream looks good enough to eat. Thanks for joining us at jac-inks challenges - love the colours you used in this card.