Sunday, June 22, 2014

Beary Love -- for Fitztown

Happy Monday, everyone! I'm joining the talented Fitztown design team as a guest designer today.  The challenge that starts today is one of my favorites -- shaped cards.  I adore shaped cards! So, this was a fun challenge for me to participate in!
Here's my shaped card, using Fitztown image, Valentine 13:

I colored the image with Copic markers, then fussy cut it, and mounted it with 3D foam squares.  The card design is a cutting file from The Cutting Cafe, called "Heart Shaped Card 2" set.  The papers and bling are from Close To My Heart. The crinkle ribbon is the new Tie Dye ribbon from 3 Girl JAM.
I have a giveaway going on, celebrating several events: I wrote my 500th blog post today, I'm close to 400 followers on my blog, and I have 100 "likes" on my Facebook page, Muddy Paws & Inky Fingers.  To celebrate all those things,  I'm having a giveaway:  I have some Timeless Twine, some 3 Girl JAM ribbon, a Unity stamp set, a Close To My Heart stamp set, some Pinque Peacock embellishments, a 6x6 paper pad, and various embellishments that I need a home for. I also have two generous sponsors:  DigiStamps4Joy is giving a $10 gift certificate to the store, and The Cutting Cafe is offering any 3 sets.  WOW! If you'd like to be eligible to win, please leave a comment on any of my blog posts between now and July 6.  I'll draw a winner on my birthday.  It's my day, and you get the present!  I'd also love it if you "like" my Facebook page and follow my blog, if you don't already. 
Have fun!
Make sure to check out the Fitztown Challenge blog to see the other inspiration from the design team, and then make your own shaped card to enter the challenge.  You'll have 2 weeks.  Ready, set, GO!
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Crafting Muskateers -- Stamped Image (includes digi)
Reves 2 Scrap -- ATG
Sarah Hurley 365 Challenge -- Summer Brights
Seema Crafts -- Make it Cute
Sisters of Crafts -- ATG -- All the Time
D.L. Art -- June Linky Party
Bloggers Challenge -- Summertime
Creative Corner Challenges -- Summertime
Get Inky! Challenges -- Get Crafty This Summer
Crafty Girls Challenges -- ATG
Animal Friends Challenge -- (Must Have an Animal)  Hobby (gardening)
Creative Craft Cottage -- Digi/Flowers
Die Cut Divas -- His Hers or Ours (feminine card)
Live and Love Crafts -- Summer Garden
Natalie and Amy's Challenge -- 4-legged friends
Send a Smile 4 Kids -- Animals
Sugar Creek Hollow -- Floral
Suzy Bee's Blooming Challenge -- ATG
Craftitude Challenges -- Use flowers &/or lace
SOUS Challenge -- Any Animal
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge -- I Ought to Use this More (bling swirls)


  1. This is DEFINITELY a shaped card. lol It's beautiful. Hazel GDT x

  2. this baery ist so cute and your card beautiful.

    gr. meggi

  3. Such a cute shaped card! Thank you for joining in the A Creative Need challenge.

  4. Fabulous card Julie love the shape and fabulous colour's and image is so cute
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

  5. Super card, Julie! Love the shape and your outstanding coloring. Thanks for linking your work up at Sister Act. Cathy xx

  6. Very pretty card.......thanks for sharing it with us at SOUS!

  7. Your shape card is beautiful Julie, I love the cute image and the pretty papers. Thank you for joining us at CCC Digi Creations this week. We would love to see you again next week ... Anet x

  8. awww, so cute! Thanks for joining us at SOUS!

  9. Great card
    Thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley 365

  10. Cute animal card! I saw it in the linked cards at Send A Smile 4 Kids and stopped by your blog to see it closer and become a follower of your blog. I would love it if you visited my blog too and became a follower of my blog as well:

  11. Gorgeous card.

    Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Girls Challenge.

    Helen x

  12. Love all the hearts and that cute little teddy.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  13. How could you not love this sweet little bear surrounded by hearts...adorable, Julie. Great job on your Fitztown guest designer project!

  14. Beary, beary cute !!! Thank you so much for joining us at SOUS die cut animal challenge ! I hope you join us again !!
    Mayra DTM

  15. Love this pretty card - thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls this time x

  16. Very cute!!!! Thanks for sharing it on Seemacrafts for this month's challenge. Hugs, Donalda Design Team Memeber

  17. thats so cute love it . Thank you for joining in Seemacrafts for this month's challenge

  18. thank you for joining in over at seemacrafts .

  19. Such a cute card Thanks for playing along with us over at CCC Digi Creations.

  20. Gorgeous shaped card!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Natalie & Amy's this month, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  21. Love the shape of this card - super cute!!

  22. oh, das ist eine super kreation.

    danke für die beteiligung beim asc.

    glg meggi

  23. fab card and thanks entering our summer brights challenge over at Sarah Hurley 365

  24. Such a gorgeous creation, thank you so much for entering it into the Sisters of Craft challenge blog and good luck. Tina DT x

  25. Sweet card! Lots of great details and great mix of patterns and colors!

  26. such a fun sweet make. Thanks for entering the Sisters of Craft challenge. Gill DT

  27. Really cute card and so pretty! Thank you for sharing your project and for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

  28. Beautiful Card, thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) x

  29. Very cute and a highly unusual card shape. Thanks for sharing with us at LLC; please note for the future we have a max 10 challenges rule.

    Hugz, Sandy
    Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

  30. I'm a sucker for teddy bears anyhow, so this is an adorable image, which you've colored up wonderfully, and the card design is also cute. Definitely a wonderful card for a child, and I come to you as a contributer at SAS4Kids, a great organization. A most happy and wonderful birthday to you, Julie -- have a most special day!

  31. Gorgeous card and the image is so sweet! Thanks for sharing with us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
    Amelia (DT Sugar Creek Hollow)

  32. Such a lovely bright card and great image! Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow!