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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Zoo Critters - CDSTAMPS NEW RELEASES!



It's that time again! The debuts of next months new release designs with Clear Dollar Stamps. You won't want to miss all the stamps that are coming out in February. They are all so cool! So much so that I had the hardest time picking my sample sets. I definitely was not disappointed with the designs that I had to work with.

Today's cards were made with the "Zoo Critters" set. This collection has a variety of animals that you would find at the zoo and has coordinating clever sentiments to go with it.



I chose the walrus and the toucan to ink up first. Both zoo critters were fun to play with! The only challenge I had was recalling what colors that toucans are. Instead of doing my lovely bird right on I went ahead and did "Basic Grey" style. :-) Basically I chose colors that matched up with the BG background papers. It worked really well.

Don't forget to check out all the other CDStamps design team member's preview projects too!

Monique,
Linda,
Kim,
Stacy,
Linsey
Alysabeth
Tori




CARD DETAILS:
Walrus Shaker Card:
Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps Zoo Critters, Cool Yule
Papers: Basic Grey Archaic, The Angel Company Naturals Cardstock, Blank White Notecard
Inks: Palette Noir Black, Versamagic Chalk Ink Aspen Mist
Copic Markers: C1, E29, E37, E43, E51
Punches: Nestabilities Rectangle Dies
Embellishments: Snowflake Brads, Clear Microbeads, Retired SU! Ribbon
Techniques: Shaker Card

Toucan Card
Stamps: Clear Dollar Stamps Zoo Critters, Monkey Madness
Papers: Basic Grey Mellow, Blank Notecard
Inks: Palette Ink Noir Black, Burnt Umber, Versamagic Chalk Ink: Wheat, Aquatic Splash, Pebbles Co Pearlescent Chalks
Copic Markers: C1, C3, BV23, BV29, W3, E31, E57, E71, E77, BG01, G00, G85, G94
Prismacolor Pencils: 914, 936, 988, 935,948
Punches: Nestabilities Labels One, Click-It Double Punch
Embellishments: Sewing Machine, Hemp Twine, Crystal Lacquer

8 comments:

Elena said...

These Critters are so cute!!! I love the designs of the cards!!! And very beautiful coloring!!!

LLB said...

Hi Nancy!
I love, love that walrus shaker card! Too adorable!! And your toucan card is so vogue! Love it! I chose the same 2 critters to ink up first...great minds...LOL

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

These are adorable! I like you addition of the ice cubes with your walrus and the coconuts along the vines is perfect! Great job!

Alysabeth said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THEM!

Laurie tx stamper said...

Lovely cards nancy! Absolutely perfect in every way! Fab colors and love all the adorable little details and patterns on each one!

Monique H said...

Both cards are so cute! The Walrus shaker card is adorable and love the 'ice cubes'! Your Toucan looks fantastic in the Basic Grey colours ... goes so nicely with the DP!

Barb said...

That walrus is beyond adorable!! These are just great!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful..
I love how your cards alway's "connect"
with your backgrounds and images..

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