Friday, January 14, 2011

Raise the Bar...and some CANDY!!!!

(My blog posts are normally short and sweet....but you may wanna grab a beverage for this one.)

This week just flew you agree??
I've been super busy at work, so I think that contributes to it.
Today is a fantastic challenge at Raise the Bar
that you'll surely want to play along with....

"oh to be a child again"
make a card with an image of a child on it.
Have fun with this one!

my card was made with an image from the fundraiser
digi pack I got from Jak Heath
it is a pack of digi images with profits going
to Katie Renz who was recently diagnosed with
Stage 4 gastric cancer!
Katie is blogging about her experience with cancer
and all about her treatments...head over and offer some support.

You'll want to also see what the RTB Design Team
has done with thir "child" images:

Anita - Thanh - Dana - Joni

Here is my card -

Card details:
Stamps: Image from Help for Katie from  by Lori Designs, PTI b/g text style
Paper: Basic Gray, cryogen white, DCWV dp
Ink: Vintage snow, basic gray
Misc: Nesties, button, twine, copics talk about the candy!
I've acquired more followers on my blog than I ever thought possible!
I'm truly humbled at each and every comment that is left on my blog,
and to show my sincere appreciation....I'm offering up a $15 gift certificate to the online
store of your choice.  As long as I can buy a gift certificate and have it emailed
to get to choose where to shop!
I have a couple "rules" you need to follow....

1.  Become a follower of my blog
 (I don't normally do this, but what the heck)

2.  Leave me a comment and tell me what your
favorite designer paper is right now!
3. If you put a post on your blog and send people
back get a 2nd entry into the drawing....
just let me know in your comment that you did this.
Thats it...easy peasy!!! 

I'll post the winner on my blog sometime on January 19th.

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Michele's Scrapy Creations said...

I just became your follower. right now my paper designer varies as I love all kinds. lol Right now I'm using scenic route papers which work perfectly for both of my kids. I'm working on their baby albums. Thanks for a chance to win.

JenMarie said...

Of course I'm a follower! ;) favorite dp...I always LOVE Basic Grey! ...and Webster's Pages!

carma30 said...

I'm a follower:-)
my favorite paper designer right now is october afternoon.
thanks for tha chane to win! i posted the candy on my blog sidebar.

Marisa said...

What a darling image, Julie, and fabulously coloured too. Love the big heart in the middle :)

Thanks for the chance to win some goodies :) January is my birthday month - hint, hint LOL! Favorite DP is October Afternoon.

Lillian Child said...

I am already a follower! Love your blog. My favorite designer papers right now are Websters Pages - oh my - their new releases just scream for me to "create"! Thanks so much for this generous candy offer!

Sue Kohler said...

you sound surprised that you have so many followers, with stunning beauties like this one of course you will be followed/stalked-lol!!!! i love the colours in this one, a muted background with lots of colour in the image!! :)

Tami said...

LOVE this! And you know that I follow you :)

My favorite dp would probably be Basic Grey of any kind :)

il-il said...

thank you for the chance to win.
my favirite designer: DCWV.
have a great day

Lisa said...

I am becoming a HUGE fan of October Afternoon and think their lines are awesome!!!

Janice M said...

Great card Julie!

I guess I have to go with Basic Grey DP as my fav!

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi Julie,

Just read the reminder in your new post about your giveaway, oeh, don't wanna miss out on this one, of course! ;-) How sweet! And what a fun card you have made, those faces are sooo cute!!!

hugs, Wendy

Bambi said...

Great card Julie... Just became a follower. Favorite paper is hard to say. I use so many brands. Thank you for the chance to win.

Pattie said...

Congrats on the followers...I'm one! Favorite paper collections are My Minds Eye - everything they do is awesome! Going to post it on my blog sidebar if only for a day!

imsteelefullofscrap said...

I just become your follower and love your blog...
Dont think this is considered a designer paper but I am loving the Kraft paper it is so easy to work with and any color accommodates it