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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Some Exciting News and Bear Hugs!!

Good Morning Everyone, Happy Monday!!! I hope everyone had a FANTASTIC weekend!!! We had another long weekend due to snow, I really hope it stays away for a while!! :)

I have some really exciting news to share!!!!! I just couldn't wait for today to make my announcement!!! I was invited to be a Design Team member of SCACD!!!! WOOOHOO!!! Thanks so much Susana for giving me the opportunity to work with you and your very talented design team!!! You gals made me feel so welcome and I couldn't be more excited to work you ladies!!! I am soooooo excited to start my journey with SCACD!!

Today I would like to share a creation with you that I made with this SUPER SWEET image Goldilocks!!! Did you know SCACD sells Kraftin Kimmie?? I just LOVE these adorable images!!! I decided to make Goldilocks a little hip and give her blonde highlights!! I also used the sentiment that comes with this image!!! You can find all Kraftin Kimmie Products HERE!!!

Hope you enjoy my creation today!!!

I also used this Beautiful Basic Grey Paper Hopscotch!!! I thought this image would look GREAT in these colors!!! Thanks so much for stopping by today I hope everyone has a GREAT Monday!!!

I have entered this card in the following challenges:

Gingerloft - Furry Friends

I Did it Creations - Punches or Dies

Paper Sundaes - How Charming

Challenge Up Your Life - Fairytales

Little Claire's - Anything Goes

Sweet Stampin Challenge - Oh So Girly

Crafty Catz - For A Friend

Little Red Wagon - Animals

Here's The Recipe

Image - Kraftin Kimmie Stamped in Momento Ink, colored with copics, cut out and popped up

Sentiment - Kraftin Kimmie stamped in Bayou Blue Ink

Paper - PTI White, Basic Grey DP, Barely Banana, Pretty in Pink, Very Vanilla

Accessories - Nesties, Bling, May Arts Ribbon, Charm

The Following Products I used on my creation you can purchase at SCACD....................

Kraftin Kimmie - Goldilocks

Copics - The NEW 2011 Combo Pack is AVAILABE NOW for Purchase!!!

Spellbinders - Labels Four

Basic Grey Designer Paper - Hopscotch

Black Memento Ink



Auntie Em said...

Your card is sooo cute!!! Great job colouring and I love the teddy charm on the bow.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Cindy Haffner said...

What exciting news Crystal, congrats!! I LOVE your SWEET card.

Karen Wilson said...

CONGRATS Crystal! That IS awesome news! Love your card...TFS and have a FUNTASTIC day!

Cassie said...

Well congrats, Crystal! No shocker. . .your work is awesome :D

Vicki G said...

Congrats on your DT assignment! Your card is absolutely PRECIOUS!!!! Doing a Happy Dance for you Sweet Lady


Anonymous said...

WOOHOO!!! Yay and congats to you girl!! I know they will LOVE having you aboard I'm sure!! :) Can't wait to see all of your creations!!

Your card is DARLING!! LOVE the image and your coloring looks just brilliant hun!! :) BIG HUGS!!!

Lori said...

Love these images too, great card, and the photo looks really good too!

Susana M said...

Hey Crystal
Fab card and excited to have you as a part of SCACD!!!
Hearts and Hugs

Jovita @ Inky Impressions said...

Congrats Crystal, that is exciting news. You card is wonderful :)

Sabrina Jackson said...

Yippeee, congratulations, sweet friend, I am so happy for you!! Your card is absolutely your amazing coloring, that awesome silk ribbon and fun little bling charm...perfection all the way!! Hugs, Sabrina

America said...

Hi Crustal!!! COngrats GF!! :)
and...oh my goodness that is the cutest charm ever!! Oh and I love your super CUTE card too! heheh... Love how youve cut this fun image out. Adorable!!!

Stef H said...

she's so cute she's funny! love her hair!

wooooooooo hooooo on the DT spot. absolutely fabulous DT to be on!

hugs :)

Unknown said...

Woohoo! Congrats, Crystal!!!
This is a very fun card. I love how you colored her curly hair!

Tammy said...

Awww Crystal this is absolutely ADORABLE!! I love that image and the gorgeous colors!! A BIG congratulations to you also!!
Hugs, Tammy

Lisa Kind said...

Congrats on your new DT appointment! Your card is so cute! Love that hopscotch paper...I just purchased it myself! Love what you did with this great image!

Lynn Mercurio said...

This card is just the cutest thing. Congratulations on your new DT appointment. Susana is just the sweetest person and you are a wonderful addition to her creative team.

Monique said...

Yayyyy!!! Congratulations to you Crystal :)!!! What a cute card:)!!

Dawnll said...

Congratulations Girl! Oh how exciting-You are going to be a great addition to this team.
As usual I always enjoy your projects for lots of inspiration.

Beate said...

Crystal, that's wonderful news. I am excited for you!
Your card looks wonderful! I love how you colored her.
Hugs and smiles

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
aww gorgeous card, fabulous image & colouring, congratulations on ya new DT post, well deserved hun, sue,x

Julia Aston said...

I don't know how you keep up with all the Designing you do Crystal! love this cute goldie locks image - great job on coloring her pretty hair!

Stacy Morgan said...

LOL that hair and eyes are fun! COngrats on the DT.... sheesh how many are you on now? Love your work so they have picked a great choice.


Hi Crystal
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz this week,
Hugs Dianne xx

Georgina said...

A great card. Cute image. I love the big bow.

Thank you for joining Little Claire's first blog challenge.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Woo hoo!! Congrats girl!! I know you will be an asset to the team. Your card is darling!! I just love your coloring and the teddy bear charm.


Tracy said...

Fabulous creation Crystal, And congratulations hun, have a good week!
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Marlene said...

Super cute card! Love the way you colored her hair!

Exciting news! Congratulations!!! Well deserved!

Anonymous said...

Such awesome news Crystal! You will have so much fun there for sure!!

Love this little sweetie and your coloring looks fabulous!! Gorgeous card my friend! hugs, Angela

Mel said...

Congrats Crystal, you deserve to be there. Your card is gorgeous.

Kimmarie Baker said...

Congrats on your new position! I love that image. I have to go check out the blog you are designing for. Love the BG papers too. tfs

1LuvnMama said...

Congrats Crystal! :) Luv this card with the Bear Hugs!

cabio's craft corner said...

Congratulations Crystal. Wow, one more DT. I don't know how you do that but you are good at making all these cute and sweet cards and somehow you organize your posts so well.
This card rocks too :o)

Diane said...

Congrats on the DT!!!Way to go !!!
Love this image,she's oh so cute!
Lovely card as always Crystal!
Have fun with the DT!

Regan said...

super cute..thanks for playing with LRW

ButterflyEars said...

OMGosh!! Crystal, this is just so beary cute. I love this adorable little with her bears and the wonderful matching sentiment. All of your embellishments are to die for gorgeous.

Darlene said...

WhooHoo!! Way to go Crystal!! They are going to be so thrilled to have your talents on board!! Although I must say ... you're getting as bad as me at not being able to say NO to these different DTs! LOL!! As long as you're having fun ... that's what I say! And besides, you are SO CREATIVE ... you are an asset to any team out there! YOU GO GIRL!!
(Let's get together when Spring finally breaks!! SOON I HOPE!!)

Darlene said...

Oooops ... I got so excited about your NEWS ... I totally forgot to tell you how adorable and perfectly colored I think your creation is! Fabulous job!!

tilly said...

what great news wow!! love your goldilocks and the lush ribbon
Tilly x

Dawn B. said...

I am loving her curls. That paper is awesome. I have not seen it yet. Great job Crystal....she is adorable.

Dawn B. said...

Oops. Congrats too....

Allison said...

Congrats to you and what a cute card

Kerri said...

CONGRATULATIONS, Crystal!!!! WooHoo that is AWESOME! I just love Kraftin' Kimmie images, and this one is so CUTE! Fabulous coloring and an overall adorable card:)

ChristineCreations said...

A big congratulations Crystal! You'll do great! And such a fun card too lady!

6 wacky women said...

Congratulations, Crystal
Such great news!!
Love your card, it's

Karen x

Michele Roos said...

Such a gorgeous card Crystal. Love the colouring of the iamge and the papers also. Congrats on your new dt post also. Hugs Michele x

Jodi said...

Congratulations Crystal!! I just know that you will be creating such fabulous creations!
Jodi =)

Suzanne said...

Gorgeous card. thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz x

Annette Bowes said...

Congratulations Crystal! Well Done You! Gorgeous card and fantastic colouring, take careX:)

Unknown said...

Crystal! I am so excited you are on the team!! Wahooo it's going to be fun g/f! I love your KK!! hugzzz

Maria Matter said...

gorgeous card Crystal!!! love the KK stamps!

big congrats on the SCACD DT!!!

SCACD was my first ever DT, what a great experience, I still think the world of Susana...she's a real treasure!!!

hugs & blessings!

Jo said...

Love this card, very pretty and I adore the teddy charm
Thank you for joining us over at sweet stampin.
Jo xx

Val said...


Fabulous card. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin.

Alica said...

So Sweet! The charm goes perfectly with your image!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

Tammy Miller said...

Thank you so much for joining us for our latest I did It Creations Challenge Blog! I love your card, it is just great. We hope you will join us for our challenge this week

Christine said...

Congrats on your good news, Crystal! Adorable card, thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes!

Mary Duffek said...

Adorable! Love colors used and your coloring. Simply fab!