Tuesday, May 5, 2009

CBCC #37: April Showers Bring May Flowers & BIG NEWS!

Hi Everyone! This week's challenge at CBCC is April Showers Bring May Flowers....so we want to see some flowers on your creation! This was my favorite challenge so far....I just LOVE FLOWERS!!!! The more flowers I can put on a card the happier I am!!! I even got to use my new mini roses on this card!

I used Willow with Umbrella from Whiff of Joy, and colored her with my Copics. Her umbrella was colored with my Twinkling H2Os (which I am still trying to get the hang of....don't really have the hang of shading with them yet)! The sparkles on the umbrella are some chunky glitter (don't really care for this look either....but they were already glued on so I just went with it)! I added glossy accents on the rain drops to make them shine.

Here's a close up of Miss. Willow! She's so sweet!
And then a close up of my funky fun flower! This was so much fun and so easy to make, thanks to the directions that I got from HERE! I saw my good buddy, Rach, make one of these not so long ago and had to give it a try! It adds fun dimension to your card!
Now go and create your flower creation and make sure to link it to Courtney's blog for your chance to win some goodies! Also make sure you go and check out what the other chickies did with flowers....I can't wait to see their amazing creations! Their links can be found in my side bar!
Now I have a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT to make!
I am honored to say that I have been selected to be on the Embellish-Online DT! Woo-Hoo....I am so excited to work with these girls (especially my dear friend Michelle...she's the one who told me to try out for the DT Call in the first place....thanks so much hun)! My term is going to be from June - December so get ready to see some fun creations with all sorts of products! You can read the official post HERE! Congrats to all the ladies who have been chosen...I can't wait to get to know you all!

Thanks for stopping by! Hope you have a great day!
I will be working on those literature papers that are due the end of this week! Oh how I am counting down the days until the semester and finals are OVER!


Anki said...

Love your card and will have to try to make one of those funky flowers ;-)) Congratulations on your new DT-assignment. Kram - Anki

yvonne said...

Such a beautiful card. The funky flower WOW , thank you for the link.
I really like the different pinks used in this card.
And well done on DT assignment.

Lena Katrine said...

Wow! Congratulation on your DT-spot! I'm so happy for you hun!

And your card is amazing! I love the image, and the funky flower is just so FUNKY!!

Hugs, Lena

Lina said...

Gorgeous card - thought at first the sparkles on the umbrella was tiny flowers :) And congratulations on the DT call.

lilacanglia said...

Fabulous card,
Congratulations on the DT

Kim Piggott said...

Kim your card is wonderful!
Love your image and your flowers are so pretty!
Congratulations on your new position!!!
So looking forward to all your gorgeous creations!
kim x

cats whiskers said...

Wow sweetie that is just perfect, love the colours and the little rosebuds and your beautiful flower is just perfect really must have a go at making one.
Congrats on yoru DT post dear you so deserve it, I am really pleased for you
lots of hugs
Jacqui x

Nancy said...

WOW Kim, congrats on your DT Call, and what a georgeous card you have got here! I love the funky fun flower, looked at the tutorial, might just have to try that;O) Thank you for your inspiration!
Hugs, Nancy.

Dawn McVey (dawnsing) said...

Congrats on your big news, Kim! So happy for you!

Have a goodie,

Kim Dellow said...

Wahoo, Wahoo, Wel done You :) How exciting. Kimx

Courtney said...


And big congrats to you, girlfriend!

Jacque said...

Very pretty card, Kim...that flower is gorgeous...Hey, and congratulations on your new DT assignment!!!...Hugs for you...Jacque

Lorie said...

That is so pretty! Congrats on the new DT...that is so exciting! You deserve it!

Suzy said...

What a fantastic card, and I am so excited to have you as a DT sister, can't wait to see what you create :)


Sue said...

Stunning card luv the colour combo, the brolly looks brill, congratulations on your DT post, sue.

Sparkle said...

Congrats Kim! And I love your card. Great minds think alike, lol, as we both used Willow this week. :)

Holly said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww such a SWEET card! Love the flowers! Congrats on your new DT - you will do a wonderful job!!

Vicky said...

Congrats, Kim!!! That's fantastic news!

Cardmaking Galore said...

Love the handmade flowers

~Michelle~ said...

I love your chunky umbrella Kim! It's fun an different....it sorta looks like flowers!! :) Your Willow is brilliant as usual! I'm so happy you're joining the EIO team....can't wait to see your creations!!! Thanks for today!

Anonymous said...

CONGRATS!!!! Can't wait to see what you come up with :) I love your card!!

Maya said...

Congrats!! You so deserve it!!
And wow,such a gorgeous card you have made,Kim!
Love that image!!
Hugs from Maya:)

Moni said...

So fab card, love the papers and the image is so cute! And congrats on DT! Hugs, moni

Dani said...

This is gorgeous! You always amaze me with all the little details you put on a card!

Congrats on the DT! You will be great!

Janneke said...


Great news, congrats on the DT Kim

Awesome card!

Janneke X

TaraG said...

Your card is to die for, Kim!!! Love the colours, that fab paper and the yum-o flowers...of course, Willow is sooooo super cute, coloured just so beautifully and I love the chunky glitter on her umbrella looks smashing, hun! I wish it would rain glitter IRL, smile!!!!
CONGRATS!!!! YAY!!! That is so super exciting!!! I am just thrilled to bits for you! That is a cool site...will have to look longer later!!!!
I hope school and finals are over for you soon too and you can enjoy the summer!
Big Hugs,t

Risa said...

Hey Kim,
You just keep rockin these challenges!!! Your card is super cute and the flowers are awesome. Congratulations on your DT news..I'm so happy for you!!!!!

Ila said...

Your card is So Beautiful Kim!!...Congratulations on the DT news...I'm not surprised though...they are lucky to have you!!!...Hugs, Ila

Bev said...

WOOHOO!! Huge congratulations sweetie, so you deserve it!! x

Donalda said...

First off big congrats go to you dear friend for your new DT position. And your cards this week are just beautiful hon. I love them all especially this gorgeous Willow and I love the sneak peak of AVA. Hopep you are doing well dear me I am still trying to play catch up lol Hugs


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