Saturday, February 27, 2010

CDS Sneak Peeks - Shoe Fly and Snail Mail

Welcome back for day 3 of the CDStamps sneak peeks! I have been itching to show you these silly stamps for ages now! I'm so excited to be able to show you some of my "Gone Buggy" series! I will be showing both cards in this post due to the blogger and computer issues that I have been having.

S0, here we go! The first up on the block is my Shoe Fly set :) It's a 2x3 inch set with the one main image and a couple of sentiments too boot (ha ha - get it? Too boot? *snort*) I'm so bad! lol This little fly is a hiking fly and he's wearing his brand new hiking boots for his adventure...sure he might be a little lost perched on a toadstool while reading his map, but let's cut him a little slack shall we? He is after all, just a little fly ;)

This next little creature card is Mr. Snail Mail. He is a work-a-holic and keeps a slow and steady pace delivering his mail in his home made walnut wagon. He's not only cute, but cleaver too ;) You can see all of Mr. Snail Mail over at Lori McCroskey's blog and you can find her link on the side bar (blogger isn't cooperating with me and not letting me post links either)

All of the images shown have been water coloured with tombow markers, and placed on sponged backgrounds. I added some blades of grass with my prismas to add a little more depth a la sweet Paula Tracy (Paula Williamson from the Paper Possibilities blog). I also was experimenting by playing with some of my new October Afternoon DP's.

I hope that love the sets/cards as much as I do and don't forget to pop by the DT blogs to see what everyone has been up to!

Shoe Fly Card Recipe:

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps - Shoe Fly

Paper: Gina K, Black, Water Colour, October Afternoon Dp, Scenic Route Dp, K&Co DP

Ink: Black, Sky, Red, Olive

Accessories: Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug and Embossing Folders, Spellbinders Dies, Pop Dots, Sponges, Clear Embossing Powder, Crystal Effects, Stardust Gelly Roll Pen, Tombow Markers, Water Brush, WW Punch, Corner Rounder Punch, Twill Tape, Button, Linen Thread, Scallop Edge Punch, Prisma Pencil Crayons

Snail Mail Card Recipe:

Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps - Snail Mail

Paper: Gina K, Suede, Water Colour, October Afternoon DP, My Mind's Eye DP

Ink: Black, Chocolate, Caramel

Accessories: Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug and Embossing Folders, Spellbinder's Dies, Clear Embossing Powder, Pop Dots, Sponges, Tombow Markers, Water Brush, Crystal Effects, Ribbon, Eyelets, Corner Rounder Punch, Linen Thread, Prisma Pencil Crayons

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Chris said...

Too cute!

Robin McK said...

I love both of these! Absolutely amazing!!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Both are cute, great coloring as always.

Kim said...

Oh my goodness! These are both so adorable! You are a coloring master, Kim. Awesome!

Michelle said...

Kim these are absolutely adorable!! I don't buy many stamps anymore because I'm filled to the gills with rubber from HH.....but I must have these!!! Your cards are as always over the top FANTABULOUS.....perfect coloring, bright fun colors....just so fun to look at! I needed a smile today & looking at these definitely put one on my face! Thank you!

Christi said...

Ohhh I love these Kim! They are so cute and fun! These stamps have made it on my shopping list for sure! Great work all around!

Yvette said...

WOW!!! These are jaw dropping gorgeous!!! There really aren't any words to describe how beautifully done each of these are! Wow!!

Merilee Lane, Where Life is But a Dream said...

These stamps are too cute! Your cards are beautiful!


Oh wow Kim, these cards are gorgeous, what fabulous images, love the snail mail particularly! have a wonderful weekend, hugs Linda x

Basement Stamper said...

Gorgeous card, I love both of them.

Nancy ~ Inkcicles said...

I'm not sure if my first comment saved or not... so if this is a duplicate sorry.

Beautifully made Kim!

Gloria said...

Love both these sets...can't wait to ink mine up!!!

I had to have the Snail Mail one since I am a letter carrier for Canada Post.....I HAD to have it! lol

Your's are coloured just beautifully!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

Kim, these are absolutely a hoot! I love your coloring and your sketches are awesome!

paulatracy said...

Just GOR-JUSS!!! x's a million, haha! You can bring anything to life and I love the papers you use.

Conniecrafter said...

fun images, great coloring, really like the design in the second one!

Laurie tx stamper said...

I'm just loving the colors, sketch and dimension on the bug and snail cards! Your cards always bring a smile.

The Wired Angel said...

These are stunning.. what an exceptional job you did on these cards. Sending hugs, Peggy