Sunday, May 31, 2009

Sweet 'n Sassy...

Hello and happy morning to ya! It's certainly a happy morning for me, because I officially get to make the announcement that I have been asked to be a member of the design team for Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps!!!!!!! I am still in somewhat of a state of shock, but it's finally starting to sink in. When I received a phone call last week from a number I didn't recognize, I didn't think much about it, because I was expecting my aunt to call, and I can never remember her cell number. When the sweet voice of the caller stated that her name was Korin Sutherland, all I could think was I KNOW who this is...I just hope she's calling for the reason I think she's calling!! Sure enough, it was the call I was hoping for!! There haven't been many things in my life that have rendered me speechless, but speechless I was!! I've been running a gamut of emotions all weekend. From excitement to wondering if I can really live up to the amazing talent of other Sweet 'n Sassy design team members whose blogs I have been following for quite some time. It's been a lot for me to take in. I am thrilled, excited, and oh, so very grateful for this opportunity. I keep thinking what a blessing this is, and how thankful I am to God for leading me in this direction!! I am sincerely looking forward to working with and getting to know the rest of the Sweet 'n Sassy team. I know that I will develop very special and lasting friendships within this group, and that has to be the most wonderful blessing of all!






So on to this cute as a bug creation! I couldn't make this announcement without showcasing a card made with Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps. This is the Gone Buggy digi, which is one of their many digital stamps. I really like the whole digital stamp thing, but it's still pretty new to me, and I need to become more savvy with my printer. The printing was a bit fuzzy on these, so I went over the image after I was all finished watercoloring with a fine tipped black marker. I used the Sweet Stop Sketch Saturday #6 for my inspiration. You can check out some of the wonderful cards created by the design team members here. I loved working with this sketch, and can't wait to try many more. I hope you will decide to play along too!



Here's a close up of the card, so you can see the pretty glitter more clearly! I just LOVE glitter!! Bling it out, baby!!






Supply List



Paper: Tangerine Tango Textured card stock, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Summer Sun, Pixie Pink, K&Co. DP



Ink: Various SU inks for watercoloring



Stamps: Sweet 'n Sassy Digital Stamp Gone Buggy



Accessories: Martha Stewart Embossed Border Punch, Pink Gingham Ribbon, Scalloped Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch, Rinestones,Dazzling Diamonds, 2-Way Glue Pen, Ticket Corner Punch, Aqua Painter, Blender Pen









Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today. I am truly thrilled to have you to share my excitement about Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps, and I hope you will drop by often. May our gracious Lord bless and keep you and yours today and always! Happy Stamping!






Love ya!









22 comments:

Catherine said...

OMGosh, Lorie!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
See, we knew you'd get scooped up for a DT any day now, and here ya go! That is such awesome news and I am so happy for you!!!!!!
Your card is too cute! Love the colors!

kadie said...

Congrats, Lorie!!!!!!! I am so thrilled for you and gosh what a treasure that company has found in snatching you up!! I can hear the caching of sales going up as we speak :) You so deserve this, Sweetie! You're amazingly talented and the have the kindest heart to boot! P.S. I love the new pic. You're such a cutie!! Love ya!

Jeanette said...

Congratulations, Lorie... I am so proud to "know" you. You are an amazing woman and your card designs are FANTASTIC!!!

Naturliche Body Bliss said...

*sniff*
I"M SOOOO HAPPY FOR YOU!!!
YAY!
They're lucky to have you and your talent on thier side Lorie!

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO!!!!!

ms.cheryl said...

FIRST OF ALL, congratulations !!!! yOU go GIRL !!
Secondly, that is a STINKIN CUTE card. I LOVE IT!!!
Third, WAY TO GO !! ms.cheryl

Carolyn Bounds said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! I am so happy for you! Korin is a truly wonderful lady!!!! She is also very fortunate to have someone as sweet and talented as you to represent her amazing stamps!!! You know how I feel about your creations...I LOVE EACH & EVERY ONE!!! If it were up to me, you would be on every DT:o) I am so very happy for you, my friend!!!

Lots of Happy HUGS coming your way!
Carolyn

Tanja said...

Lorie, that are wonderful news! COngratulation to this - you so deserve it! Can't wait to see your next wonderful creation!!!! Hugs

Michelle said...

HURRAY! I'm so excited for you - you deserve it so much! All the sisters are heading to great things! yippee :)

Sandy said...

Oh, isn't this the sweetest card! I love all the pretty colors you use. It's just cute as a bug!

Welcome to the SNSS DT! I'm Sandy and we are so excited to have you.

Brandi said...

Yay for you!!! Congratulations ~ this is wonderful news! You are very talented so don't worry!

Smiles,

Brandi

Mary(OhioMary) said...

Lorie! Big Huge Congratulations dear! You sooooo deserve this with your awesome talent. I mean look at that card. Glittery wings, gorgeous colors, awesome layout, and not to mention your flawless coloring. I am super excited and happy for you. {{{{Big Hugs}}}}

Korin said...

Girl, you don't have anything to worry about :). Your work is wonderful and I am really excited to have you join the team! Praying God's blessings on us all :)!! WELCOME!

Belinda said...

Congrats! :D Can't wait to see all the awesome things you'll create and you have nothing to worry about!

Susan said...

WOO-HOO!!! Jumping Up & Down with excitement!! OMG I *knew* it was just a matter of time before someone snatched you up! Lorie, you know I love your creative side, but moreso, that HUGE heart that it has become quite apparent that you possess! Wishing you the best of luck and all the fun you can handle! {HUGS} & {MWAH} OH and this card is UBER adorable! I love *everything* about it, and I'm with you, sweetie--bling it up! Oooo, now I have to get my hands on some Sweet & Sassy stamps! Yay for shopping!

MiamiKel said...

Oh Lorie! I'm so thrilled for you! Congratulations! I knew it would be a matter of time and here you go - you must have been on pins and needles not saying anything to us as we encouraged you along! HUGS!!!!!! All your creations are divine but you totally deserve to be in the spotlight for all to see :) CONGRATS, LOVE!

Carolw said...

Way to go Lorie, You rock. Your talent is amazing and I am so happy for you....It is an honor to be able to receive some of your cards in swaps....

Enjoy...
Carol

Judy McMullen said...

CONGRATS, LORIE, ON BEING CHOSEN FOR THE SWEET N SASSY DT!!! Your beautiful card here is a perfect illustration of why you were chosen. It's gorgeous!! Love the bright summer colors and your coloring is TDF!!!

Sandra MacLean said...

Congratulations Lorie!! Wahoooooooo!! I love this card, but I am LOVING this new look to your blog!! It's fabulous!! Great job Lorie and I'm looking forward to seeing your new creations!!

Christie said...

Gratz Lori! I told you were awesome, and not you have vindication :) Your definitely prove your awesomeness with your bug card. It is so very cute!

Rock on designing sista!

Becky said...

I do not know how I missed this..This is just awesome, I love the image and your coloring is fabulous, I just love all the bright bold colors.

InkHearts said...

Lorie!
Congratulations to you as well! I feel just the same as you do, speechless and amazed. I look forward to getting to know you better and I absolutely love your beautiful creations!

Blessings!

Denise Clark said...

Hi Lorie! Found your blog over at the Sweet Stop's challenge.

Your card is just too cute! I LOVE the ribbon treatment and love the way you popped out that middle panel. Unique take on the challenge! Great card!

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