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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Royal Wednesday Blog Hop!!!!

Happy Wednesday!!!!!! It's time for another Royal Wednesday Blog Hop!! Today's technique is the spotlight technique. Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there so you don't miss anything.


For the card I made today I used "Lady and Fox". It's a great image to use with all the details....I only had to color in the small areas I spotlighted. Which I did with Copic markers.

The next stop on the hop is Jules' blog!!!

And don't forget about the sale that's currently going on.....
Recently our server went down so we are having a huge sale to make up for our lost days! Our loss is your gain!

40% off QKD Stamps

40% off on all Past Kits

FREE Name & E-Mail stamp with purchase of any custom stamp

(Good today through12/31/09)

(Excludes the separates line & personalized& custom stamps)





Here are all the blogs in today's hop in case you get off track along the way.
QKD blog
Shannon's blog -- You're here
Jules' blog
WIS blog
Lara's blog
Anessa's blog
Nina's blog
Nancy's blog
Stephanie's blog
Queen Kat Designs Store

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Monday, December 21, 2009

STV Color Challenge

Happy Monday!!!! Ok....I'm going to post this quick as I can manage before my computer gives out on me again. I hadn't been able to even get this thing to boot up all weekend....until it finally decided to work for all of a whole 5 mins last night for me before losing the internet connection all together. Ugh!!!!

So, I have a new color challenge at Stamp TV for you today!!!! Black and White! That's it!!! No other colors!!! Keep it simple.....best way to go this time of the year that's for sure! I've been crazy busy all weekend finishing up Christmas decorating and shopping, so card making has had to be quick. Come over and play along with me. To be entered to win, make sure you upload your new creation to the StampTV gallery with the keyword STVCCSB03.

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

QKD Royal Wednesday Blog Hop!!!


Happy Wednesday!!!!! Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there to see what's up for this week. It's a color challenge week!!! And I loved working with this combination of blue, silver, grey, and white!!

I created my card using Evangeline. I colored her with Copics, and the background with Prismacolor Pencils blended with OMS. I embossed the small panel with the Cuttlebug folder "Forest Branches". I added some Stardust glitter pen to the bubbles and areas of her tail.

Here are all the blogs in today's hop in case you get off track along the way.
QKD blog
Shannon's blog -- You're here
Jules' blog
WIS blog
Lara's blog
Anessa's blog
Nina's blog
Nancy's blog
Stephanie's blog
Queen Kat Designs Store

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Monday, December 14, 2009

GKD Color Challenge #3

Happy Monday!!!!

It's time for another color challenge at StampTV. I've been a blue, silver, white girl for Christmas .... but this year I switched it up to red, silver, and white to match my living room decor. But....growning up we never had a color scheme...anything and everything went on the tree. So, the color challenge for this week is ROY-G-BIV!!!!! Get as many colors into your card as you can!

Here's the link to the challenge at StampTV. Make sure to add your card to the gallery at StampTV with the keyword STVCCSB03.

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Etsy Inspired #66

Happy Saturday!!!! It's time for another Etsy Inspired Challenge. This week's store is Marmar. She makes the cutest pieces of jewelry and prints.

I choose this Little Dog House necklace as my inspiration this week. I stamped the puppy in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored it with Prismacolor Pencils blended with OMS. The card base is Gina's Soft Sand Pure Luxury CS. The image is from Asela's Warm & Fuzzy.

This week's prize from Marmar is this adorable Mother/Daughter Rabbit necklace set.

This week's sponsor is The Character Cafe and they are offering up a prize of 3 digi stamps!!!


All you have to do for your chance to win is to create a project by Friday, Dec. 18th and link it up to the Etsy Inspired Challenge blog.

Swing by the rest of the design team blogs for more inspiration!!!


Etsy Inspired Challenge Blog -- Link your creation here
Ashley Newell
Heather Schlatter
Jackie Bowman
Joy Stagg
Kerry Angeles
Tiffany Johnson
Lee Murphy
Emily Niehaus
De Swanick
and our December Guest Designer.....
Kelly Alvarez


Happy Stamping!
Shannon

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Christmas Treats Blog Hop


There is an amazing blog hop going on tonight for Gina K. Designs. Some of the Center Stage Spotlight Alumni have put together a special blog hop featuring sweet holiday treats and special cards and holders. All the info can be found at Jessica's blog.

This is an extra special hop because it features all the recipes for the goodies that the team will be showing tonight in an amazing pdf file that Jessica put together and can be found at the StampTV freebie page. Trust me.....you do not want to miss this hop!!!!

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Royal Wednesday Blog Hop!!!


Happy Wednesday!!!!! Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there to see what's up for this week. It's a sketch week!!! And I loved working with this sketch!!

I created my card using Lidia. I stamped her first, then cut her out using a circle Nestabilities die. I then colored her with Copic markers. The side panel was created with one of the stamps from the June Bird stamp set. I then added Diamond Stickes to Lidia and clear self-adhesive rhinestones to the side panel.


Here are all the blogs in today's hop in case you get off track along the way.
QKD blog
Shannon's blog -- You're here
Jules' blog
WIS blog
Bev (SG's) blog
Lara's blog
Anessa's blog
Nina's blog
Nancy's blog
Stephanie's blog
Queen Kat Designs Store

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Monday, December 7, 2009

StampTV Color Challenge



Happy Monday!!!!!

I'm hosting another color challenge for this week at StampTV!!!! This week's color scheme is Blue and White!!!

I created this card using Melanie's "A Year of Flowers" set...and the sentiment from Gina's "Seasonal Sayings". I colored the flowers by first embossing the watercolor paper paper with clean embossing powder, then spritzing with water, then adding drops of color using an aqua painter and reinker dye.

Happy Stamping,
Shannon

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Etsy #65

Happy Saturday!!!!! It's time again for another FABU Etsy Inspired Challenge!!!!

Today's shop is So Stinking Sweet. She has the most delicious sounding soups and bath products! I used these snowflake soaps as my inspiration piece.

I used one of the newest Cuddles images from Ildi, Co., Cuddles Kuma Decorates. Which I need to be doing today to get my house ready for holiday entertaining. I colored him with Prismacolor pencils blended with OMS. I added some Liquid Applique to the fur areas of his hat for added dimension...and a bit of fun. The snowflakes were embossed on Core'dinations cardstock and lightly sanded.

The prize for this week is 5 soaps and this handmade ornament from So Stinking Sweet.....and another winner will recieve a prize from Unity Stamp Co., this week's sponsor, Eco Chic.


All you have to do for your chance to win is to create a project by Friday, Dec. 11th and link it up to the Etsy Inspired Challenge blog.

Swing by the rest of the design team blogs for more inspiration!!!


Etsy Inspired Challenge Blog -- Link your creation here
Ashley Newell
Heather Schlatter
Jackie Bowman
Joy Stagg
Kerry Angeles
Tiffany Johnson
Lee Murphy
Emily Niehaus
De Swanick
and our December Guest Designer.....
Kelly Alvarez


Happy Stamping!
Shannon

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

QKD Release Day Blog Hop!!!

Happy Wednesday!!!!! Today's QKD Royal hop starts at the QKD blog, so swing back over there to see what's up for this week. It's a release hop!!!!! How exciting, huh? I have to amazing new mermaids to share with you today.

The first one is Evangeline!!! Isn't she sooooooooooooooo cool!!! I colored her up with Prismacolor Pencils blended with OMS. The card measures 5.5" square.
The second is Koi Pond! WOW! The detail is just amazing!!! I colored her with a combination or Copics and Prismacolor pencils.
Your next stop on the hop is Jules' blog.

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Here are all the blogs in today's hop in case you get off track along the way.
QKD blog
Shannon's blog -- You're here
Jules' blog
WIS blog
Bev (SG's) blog
Andrea's blog
Lara's blog
Anessa's blog
Nina's blog
Nancy's blog
Stephanie's blog
Queen Kat Designs Store

Happy Stamping,
Shannon