Saturday, 23 October 2010

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge DT - New Manga Stamp Release

YES YES YES and Yes!!!!!!! whoop whoop, this is my EXCITING NEWS!!!!!!

The lovely and very talented Jane and Wendy from the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, have asked me to be a permanent Design Team Member, this lovely request just iced the cake for me this month :) 

Of course I accepted so quickly, before they changed their minds - it has really been such a struggle not to scream in blog land all week, think I just about managed it. What do you think?

So the new challenge is on at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge Blog but as always I just cannot move on to the next challenge with out mentioning the stunning entries in the last challenge, I really enjoyed hopping about and leaving some love where ever I dropped.

The theme this week is

USE A MANGA IMAGE

I was so very very very lucky to win four of these little beauties and I can tell you that they are simply amazing to work with and colour.  I was a little jealous last week as the DT were using some Oriental ones and they were fabulous................

Here is what I created for our Manga challenge prior to the new release, oh don't you all just want to lay on a fluffy white rug like her?
I am entering this into these challenges
Crafty Catz (well what a perfect challenge for her) - black, white and one other colour (bronze)
Scrapbook Sisters - Pets Galore (well she is one hot pussy cat)

Luckily for me yesterday saw two new manga releases,  I had time to use one of them prior to todays post going live "Christmas Sledging" and you can purchase yours in the Secret Crafter Shop, along with lots of other goodies. (link on my sidebar)

This is Christmas sledging

which can be purchased here for a fabulous price of only £2.99

and this one is Christmas Angel


which can be purchsed here for a fabulous price of only £2.99

aren't they just amazing!!!!

I have made another Christmas card, my stack is growing so nicely and I have managed to keep to my new years promise of making one a week and then some, and who would not with this little beauty.

Here is my very first actual Design Team creation 

The base card is silver mirror card, and on top of this is layered papers from the Dovecraft, Let is Snow stack.  I tried to stick to the aqua's in the stack.  The sentiment is an MSE and the punched edge is a MS, the ribbon is by Papermania along with the little bow, it is part of the Capsule Collection of Mono papers. I have added some little blue pearls and some silver punched snowflakes. A true Winter Wonderland feel to the card.

It has been some time since I showed the inner of the card, here I have used another MSE sentiment and matched the papers from the front of the card.

As always here is a close up of the gorgeous image coloured with copics.

This image is currently only available as a digi, but the others are also available as clear stamps.

Oh don't you remember your younger days in the snow on the sledges, we have some amazing hills for it in our area.

Please pop over to the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge and see what (oh gonna love saying this) my very talented teamies have created :)

I would like to welcome my new followers and say thank you to my recent visitors who have taken the time to leave such inspiring words, and Mandy sorry for the suspense.....

and would also like to thank the ladies at Mad for Markers who sent my winning three copics, in Pinks, all the way from Australia and they arrived today, safe and sound with a lovely smiley on the box, and working well (I just had to use them on this image, well you would wouldn't you)

I am entering this creation into

Fussy N Fancy - Winter Wonderland
Charisma - Vintage (I think this image portrays a vintage feel)
Paperplay - Blue, orange and Olive - the main card in the blues with the orange and olive in the image
Colour Create - Purple, Aqua and White - the main card in the blue aqua shades, with purple and white on the image.
Caardvarks - Inside and Out
and the sketch I used was from The Pixie Cottage and  I also think this image is so sweet

Have a great weekend
Hugs
Kate 
xx

28 comments:

Lia said...

beautiful card kate I love the stamps
hugs Lia

Curlybear said...

Beautiful cards Kate, and it great that you decided to become a permanent DT member, you will be a great addition to the team,
Have a great weekend, take care Hugs Bridget ;)x

sam21ski said...

WOW Kate, you really have done very well this month haven't you. Congrats on your permanent DT post working with those lovely images. Great cards, see you tomorrow xxxx

Lindsey said...

Firstly huge congratulations on your DT spot!
Secondly, what a gorgeous card! I love the colour scheme you have used and the ribbon is beautiul!
Have a nice weekend.
Linds x

Happy Days said...

Congratulations on your new DT position. Stunning card. x

Tammy said...

Wow, congratulations! Both of your cards are delightful.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a great month Kate and what well deserved fantastic news. Well done teamie. Great cards as always. Marianne x

Cheryl said...

oh wow this is simply stunning just adore those stamps,beautiful papers and such wonderful detail too bless you for playing at the pixie cottage this week hope to see you again soon,hugs cheryl xxxx

Mel29 said...

Hiya Kate im loving the Manga stuff it looks fab and congrats on becoming a DT member ... go you!!
Mel

Lynda said...

Some lovely cards and some great news - well done and I'm so pleaed for you.

Love Lynda xxx

carol said...

wonderful new images, fab cards, thanks for playing along with CRAFTYCATZ x carol

Lynsey said...

Hi Kate, so pleased to hear your exciting news! Your first DT card is stunning!
Hugs Lynsey x

Mandy said...

Woo hoo congrats hunny, I am so pleased for you, they are soooooo lucky to have you on their DT, I'll forgive you the suspense, just this once mind lol.

Both cards are absolutely gorgeous hun, love the fluffy rug and the images are so cute
hugs Mandy xx

Helen said...

Welcome to the team Kate!
Gorgeous cards - love the way you've coloured the new image!
Helen x

{Jane} said...

Super card and can't believe you got a card made with the new digi's so quickly.

Lovely to have you with us and chuffed that you accepted.

Hugs Jane x

Emma and Susan said...

What a gorgeous card....Thanks for joining in with us this time at Fussy and Fancy. Good Luck!
Love Susan
xxx

Anne said...

Beautiful card! The images are beautifully colored =) Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

Hugs, Anne

ARTful Wings said...

Huge congratulations Kate - wow on 3 designs teams now - very very impressive Polly xx

Tanya R said...

A very sweet image for sure. Thank you for joining us at The Pixie Cottage this week.
Hugs
Tanya

Deirdre said...

Congrats to you. Love what you created. Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week. ♥

Allison said...

lovely cards
Thanks for playing along with Charisma this week
AllisonX

Sharon said...

Hi Kate,

WOW Congratlations on your new DT Spot! These cards are beautiful, such cute images!

Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge.

Sharon x

Vee said...

This is a beautiful Vintage creation. Thank you for playing with Charisma this week.
xx Vee

Katie said...

Gorgeous cards!
Thanks so much for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

Mandy said...

A belated P.S from me!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play
hugs Mandy xx

paola said...

Adorable image colored to perfection! great details and Lo, thanks for joining us at the Pixie cottage
smiles
Paola

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

What a cute & fun card! Thank you for playing with us at Paper Play this week! :)

Vicky said...

Hi there,
Love what you did with the new digi, they are so cute, I am just colouring these little darling now, they have been a joy.....

ps...love all your goodies too, I can't wait till next week to go to the NEC....

It's great to have you over at SCC, I help Wendy in the shop, it's a dream job I know...lol

See you again soon
x
Vicky

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