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Oct 14, 2010

Come Join The Party

Oh my goodness I can't tell you how Excited I am about today's Annabelle Release.  You are just going to LOVE these new stamps.  They are adorable, fun and cute!
We are previewing 2 sets today:  Lil Monster and Lil Michelle.  

We are having a BLOG HOP and you can win these sets by participating in the hop.  Here's how.  Start here: Annabelle Blog and hop around the DT members blogs.  Leave a comment on each blog and then head back to the Annabelle Blog, answer an easy question and let us know you've completed the hop.  Winners will be announced on the 21st.  Easy Peasy!

You should have arrived here from Sue's blog: and from here you'll head on over to Rene's blog:  So start hopping!!!

Don't you just want to pinch that monsters cheeks because it's so cute!

I chose some fun bright patterned paper for my card.  The monster was colored with Prisma Colored Pencils and his shirt was paper pieced with some of the designer paper.  I added some tiny buttons threaded with a thin piece of white card stock.  I used the current TESC131 sketch for my card.   Card stock: Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, Only Orange.  Designer Paper from BoBunny-Bubblegum Popsicle.          Punch: Martha Stewart-Optic Dot       Buttons-source unknown.
Since it's Spring in Australia right now I went with bright colors for my second card as well even though we are having Fall here in the US.  Once again I used my Prisma Color Pencils for this card and a Cloud/Grass template.  Michelle's skirt was paper pieced and the teddy was raised with foam dimensional tape.  I added Glitter around the edges of the Nested Piece for some added sparkle.                             
 Card Details:  Card stock: Real Red, Only Orange.  Designer Paper: Die Cuts With A View-The Grade School Stack.            Glitter from The Art Institute. Ribbon, SU Bashful Blue.  Sprinkles from Annabelle, Nestabilitie Dies.

Come back again in 2 days for the next previews.  You won't be disappointed.


  1. Both gorgeous cards Ida! I love the new images!

  2. Ha! This is what my eyes look like at the end of the work day LOL...so very fun!!!!

  3. Love the bright fun colours you've chosen....here in Qld we are seeing lots of gorgeous Spring colours at the moment...everything is blooming after all the recent rain. Cheers!

  4. awesome !! love it!!

    felkatz at gmail dot com

  5. Hi Ida,

    Thanks for popping in on my blog and leaving me a comment. That really sounds irritating to have part of your tongue numb all the time. Don't you bite it accidentally? Oh gosh!

    Your cards are soooo cute and sweet. I've never heard of this line. Going to check out the link and see what I can find. These images are darling!


  6. Very spring feel - love the stripes on the monster, and the stripy stockings on the little girl.

  7. Both are cute, love the paper pieced shirt on the monster! :D

  8. Beautiful cards Ida! Lovely bright colours!

  9. Nice use of colours :) Cute cards perfectly complementing the cute images :)

  10. OMG Ida, both your cards are just too danged cute. I have to talk to you about how to get these stamps! So much fun to color.

  11. I love how bright and cheerful these cards are and the images look amazing on them. Love the monsters stripy shirt!

  12. I just want to pick that monster up and cuddle him he is so, so cute! Love his stripy top! Great cards :)

  13. Oh Ida, your little monster is so adorable, love those polka dots and your embellishments. I love that sweet lil Michelle, that Teddy bear reminds me of my daughter and her Pinky Bear, so cute.

  14. I see why you are so excited! These stamps are awesome! Love both of the cards you created!!!

  15. I'm way behind again this week Ida.......sorry!
    Your cards for the preview are lovely. I really like your mix of dp dots and stripes and dots and checks so bright and cheerful. Great colouring too!

  16. Hi Ida,
    LOVE both of your cards and the lovely colours you used!
    Lil' Monster is so cute and I'm loving what you have done with him and Michelle is adorable, love your design!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  17. nice cards! I love the color choices!


  18. love your coloring job with the little girl! so cute!