Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Its Not Too Late - Visit My Blog.com

Carolyn King, Cammie to those who know her, who designs for Gina K. Designs, has pledged that 100% of her proceeds from her newest set "Whimsical Autumn" will always go to the Alzheimer’s Association. To understand the determination and good will Cammie has for this organization you need to visit her blog.

The second reason to visit her blog is the LARGE amount of Blog Candy, that has been made available by different donors, for the winner who follows Cammie's rules. You can see more donars when you visit the site. I am going for the Blog Candy with this pledge:

I lost my Aunt Laura to the complications of Alzheimers. I am pledging that, if I should be fortunate enough to win, ALL of the BLOG CANDY will be raffled off and all of the proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer's Association. Details to follow. If others would like to make the same pledge, email me. Once the list has started I will keep it at the top of 'the blog' until the winner is known.

Do you need ideas to see what can be done with stamps from this great set? Below is a list of bloggers that have made cards using "Whimsical Autumn". If you know of someone I have missed, please let me know. You may have to search down on their blogs because some have done more than one card. You will love their blogs too, if you haven't visited them before. Lots of eye candy:

1. Cindy Haffner's Corner

2. Explore, Dream, Discover

3. Feeding My Soul

4. Hands, Head, and Heart

5. Inky Paws

6. One Happy Stamper

7. Out to Impress

8. Paper Delights

9. Rainy Day

10. Running With Scissors

11. Scrap 'n Extras

12. Sew Flake Creations

13. Seaside Creativity

14. Stampin' With Markie's Mom

15. Stamp Owl's Studio

16. Stamp Talk With Tosh

17. The Caruso Manner

18. The Creative Closet

19. This Is My Story

Let's grow this list. Below is the card I made with the set. It really does not do the stamp justice nor does it even hope to compete with the Card Artists above. The set has some really wonderful stamps and you will see them by visiting the above links.

The paper used is Neenah Paper Classic Craft Natural Super Smooth 80 lb. cardstock and Stardream Fairway text weight paper. The backgound papers were run though my Cuttlebug using the Textile Texture folder. The center punched circle was created using instructions from Becca on her video at Amazing Paper Grace. The image was stamped with Brilliance Galaxy Gold and painted with Twinkling H2O's Orange Peel and Sweet Alfalfa. The ribbon is Stampin' Up Grosgrain and the fringed edge for the ribbon was done by pulling on one of the end threads to unravel it! I got from The Rhinestones are from Mark Richards Crystal Stickers Elements. The scalloped edges were created using Martha Stewart's Doily Lace Edge Punch. The white dots were done using a White Signo Uni-ball pen. The little orange dots around the pumpkin are Stickles Orange Peel glitter glue.

Thanks for stopping by 'the blog' to look and share.





Cindy Haffner said...

Shirley thanks for all the links, love that card, beautiful.

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

Shirley what a beautiful autumn card with Carolyn's set! Love all the fun details; the awesome punch frame and border, the stickles...you bring it all together so fabulously!

Ann said...

Your coloring on the pumpkin is gorgeous! Beautiful card! :D

Joanne said...

Love the card! Off now to check out the others. Nicely done! Hey, I was tagged on my blog and now I'm passing it on to you! Visit my blog for the details. (hug)

Julie Koerber said...

Oh my goodness Shirley - thanks for the shout out! Your card is absolutely lovely! So glad you joined in with a creation of your own. It is so wonderful to be able to share our time and talents in a way that helps others---isn't it??Thanks again! :-)

Jackie said...

That card is absolutely stunning! And I love how you wove (weaved?) the ribbon around the circle - fabulous!

Etha said...

Oh I think your card is stunning! I totally love the repetitions around the circle, very cool!

Cheryl said...

Shirley your card is totally in line with all the others that you posted links to! You do an awsome job.

Suzanne C said...

Gorgeous! Love all the texture and detail!

Deb Neerman said...

WoWzA, sooooooooooooo pretty, Shirley!!! Love all the details and all that amazin' texture!!!


Vicki G said...

WOW!!! This is stunning!!! Absolutely stunning!!!!!

The Country Rose said...

Love your card! I especially like that you wove ribbon through the medallion and the pumpkin is so sweet :D.


retiredheather said...

What a lovely way to promote Cammie`s Alzheimer`s promotion. If I had not already done it, you would have convince me to check it out. Love the card you made. The circle cut out is gorgeous. Thanks for all the comments.

Anonymous said...

Shirley this card is stunning! I love the texture and dimension. Such a wonderful cause too!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card for Autumn!! Love the circle with the pumpkin in the center!! Great way to celebrate Fall!! :)

Anonymous said...

Shirley, your card is absolutely beautiful! A wonderful tribute to the cause. I love, not only the design, but the embossing and punched elements, the fringed ribbon, colors, coloring. Oh, my! I love it all. You surely brought out the whimsey in this set and it's fantastic!

Theresa Momber said...

Wow, Shirley, what a stunning card! I love your punched circle. So many wonderful details.

Kim Etherington said...

Cool looking white middle circle. I like the dolly lace edge punch you used. Gives it an elegant soft look.

Chris Scrappin and Stampin in Texas said...

Shirley! This is a stunner! Love how the punch framed in a circle and highlights the image. Thanks for all your kind comments on my cards. Good to find your blog too! Chris

Tammi said...

Wow, so many things to look at on this card, it's beautiful!

Mimi Hornberger said...

OMGoodness! That is so cool. I have to run and make one, right now, before I forget it. Thanks for sharing! XO, Mimi

Maria Matter said...

Shirley, this card is gorgeous!!! I love what you did with the punch!
Thanks for taking time to link all the wonderful ladies!
Blessings, Maria

Anonymous said...

Thought I would comment and say neat theme, did you make it for yourself? It’s really awesome!.

Anonymous said...

I have wanted to post something like this on my website and this gave me an idea. Cheers..

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