Sunday, April 1, 2012

Bluejay in My Garden

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New release, New Challenge 

RELEASE DATE - April 1st ,2012  It is April release  day over at Doodle Pantry   and Laurie has some wonderful new  digital stamp sets for sale  and  precoloured versions of some  older stamp sets. I used  one of  the  new stamp sets called  'Bluejay'  for the above card. It comes in outline and pre-coloured versions (I used a precoloured version). A little bit of something for everybody in the latest release, do go here to see them all!
CHALLENGE  DATE: April 1st  1200 Noon EST-April  24th 9:00 PM
DPDC#22 (must use a digital image from Doodle Pantry and you get one free just for participating)
DPDC22 featured product is the Quirky Parrot,  play and get it free, or wait until April 25 to buy it.

See Here for :

  • Challenge  DPDC#22

  • Card details:
    Stamp: Doodle Pantry Digital from  Bluejay stamp set
    Technique: criss cross card fold
    Colour medium: Prismscolor Markers
    Design paper:   Doodle Pantry 's digital paper included in  the BlueJay stamp set
    Die Cuts: Spellbinders Standard Circles Small, Marianne Designs for the doily type circle and for the flourishes., Stampin' Up Sizzix Embosslits Sweetest Stem (for the branch on the insert)
    Punches: Martha Stewart for the  butterfly and for the corner edges on the insert,Stampin up Rounded Tab
    Flowers from EKSuccess  retro punches,  

    Challenges entered:
    1. Hiding in my Craft Room: HIMCR#40 Anything Goes
    2.Our Creative Corner: How Green Is Your Spring
    3.Totally Gorjuss: #125 Swirly Whirly
    4.CardmadfairyDigi Days:#30 - Die Cuts and /or punches 
    5. Chocolate, Coffee and Cards:#9 Fancy Folds Mine is a criss cross card fold
    6.Crafty Catz #126 Use a Digi Image mine is Doodle Pantry digital image called Bluejay
    7.Pattie's Creations: #40 Use a digi or ink stamp - Anything Goes
    8.Stampin' for the Weekend: #6 Anything Goes
    9.Wag'n Whiskers: #76 Say it with Flowers
    10.Crafty Purple Frog Challenge #37 Anything Goes

    Won the draw for Pattie'Creations!


    1. This is just gorgeous Glenda ,love the colours, image and a fabulous

    2. Hello Glenda. Oh WOW. This is just amazing and I love all the detail, great image and fabulous design.
      This definately has the WOW FACTOR.
      Lots of love, Sandra xxx

    3. Wowza, Glenda, this is such an elegant, beautiful creation. Love the fabulous fold you used. The colors and details are perfect.

    4. Oh Glenda, I do love criss-cross cards and this one is wonderful. I really like the greens and your blue jay is spectacular. NancyD

    5. Wow! What a beautiful image and such a gorgeous card! So many intricate details!

    6. Wow Glenda your card is stunning, lovely colours and very effective,a beautiful Jay.

      Hugs Julie x

    7. Wow Glenda, this is a true work of art!!!! Love your criss cross card! And all your embellies are pure perfection!


    8. So lovely Glenda such a pretty bird image and lovely colours well done its lovely Hugs Elaine

    9. Glenda your cards always amazing me they're so gorgeous! I love all the embellishments and flourishes.

    10. Beautiful card! Love the pocket idea and your blue jay is lovely!

    11. Love your blue jay...he really pops off the card and into eye candy form! Those loose feathers are wonderful as well! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner!

    12. Oooooo this card is just beautiful Glenda!!!! love it!

    13. Love this card!! That bluejay is wonderful and criss cross cards are so nice!!

    14. Beautiful image and creation!
      Thanks for playing in our 'Anything Goes' Challenge #40, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
      Sandi ♥
      DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
      and Pattie's shop
      Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

    15. Beautiful card! Love the Criss Cross style! Your image, details, and colors are so pretty!
      I signed up as a follower again--for some reason, your posts have not been showing. Hopefully I will not be missing your pretty work again!

      1. Welcome back Glenda, don't know what happened, but happy you rejoined!

    16. Beautiful card...I love the colors and that Criss Cross style is stunning!

    17. Wow ... this is just beautiful ... love the all the elements and love that gorgeous blue jay!!!
      Thanks for joining us this week at Our Creative Corner!!!

    18. OMG Glenda, this is lovely. You outdid yourself. I saw where you won again somewhere so congrats, lol. I love this card looks like a lot of work. But it paid off. Just wonderful girl...joann sassy raggedy Don't forget to try Tammy's challenge this week starting tomorrow over at Tammys Scrapin Corner. joann sassy raggedy By the way the challenge is Anything Goes

    19. Oh wow wow wow, I love the pretty colors and the gorgeous details! And I have to say, that birdie is really really cute!

    20. Glenda this is so gorgeous! Love your colouring and all the detail xx

    21. Lovely card, great colours and fab image.
      Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge.

    22. Absolutely a beautiful card. This blue jay is just incredible. Love how you have framed it. Just simply beautiful.

    23. This is a "wow" card for sure - every time I look it at it I see another wonderful element. Gorgeous.

    24. Glenda
      I LOVE this style card!!
      Have to make one of these!!
      Love all the details on this!!

    25. Glenda, this is gorgeous....your fold is beautiful and love the way you decorated the inside card. Stunning work!!

    26. This is fabulous, you've really made the most of the diecuts and the bird just pops with the contrasting colour! Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge this week at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days.
      Jenni x

    27. Hi Glenda

      Such a beautiful card - the colours are so striking and that blue bird is just something else!

      Thank your for joining us at Totally Gorjuss this week and the very best of luck. I hope you will be able to come and join in with our challenge next week.

      Hazel x

    28. Oh Glenda, I love this pocket card! Your cards are so beautiful anymore girl! Your talent and creativity are just blooming and I totally love to see it! Your cards really are an inspiration! Keep up the beautiful work!!
      Hugs, Sarah

    29. I love the way the blue just pops off the green - lovely!

    30. Beautiful job!!! Love the pocket cards!!!!

      Thanks so much for joining us at HIMCR!!

      Crafty Hugs,

    31. beautiful pocket card thank you for joining us at crafty catz linda x

    32. Lovely pocket card. Thank you for sharing and joining in at HIMCR. Velma

    33. Glenda - Congrats on your win of 2 images (excluding sets) in Challenge #40 from Pattie's Creations! Make sure you stop in the challenge blog to email Pattie with your image choices within 7 DAYS.
      Sandi ♥
      DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!

    34. This is a really pretty card. Thank you for joining us at CCCC this challenge!

      DT Jenny

    35. Love the colors. Very Pretty! Thanks for joining us at HIMCR DT AJ!

    36. Glenda this made me say Oh My Goodness out loud - such a glorious card Vee xx

    37. Lovely card Glenda, love all the die cuts! Thanks for sharing with us at Wags 'n Whiskers this fortnight, good luck! Pami x

    38. I just love how that Bluejay POPS off of the green background! Your shading is so beautiful. I have Bluejays on my yard and it is so fun to watch them "bicker" with each other. Haha! Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner, this week! :)