Sunday, January 2, 2011

Wild Orchid Crafts Challenge with a Bit of News!

Have you had a wonderful break? We had a blast at my sister in law's beach house on New Year's Eve!!! We played the Wii dance game and bowling and had a ton of fun!  I have a blackmale video of my hubby and his brother doing the dance game and it is hilarious!

It time for our Wild Orchid Crafts Challenge after a few weeks break.  The wonderful sketch was done by Bev! I had a great time with this one!

I can't believe I covered up the cute Nitwits paper though!  My sweet image was sent to my for a Christmas present from my friend Tammi! How in the world did she know how much I loved these Nellie Snellen stamps at NEC, I don't know! Thank you again Tammi.  They remind me a little of the LOTV's that probably why I like them so much. Here are a few supplies I used:

MS Monarch Butterfly punch, Magnolia Swirl, Copics for the coloring 

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Now for my little bit of news that I can finally share with you!  LOTV is now going to have a shop team and the sweet Jacqui asked me to be on it!!! Now, you all know how much I love my LOTV stamps, so I was more than thrilled to say "YES"! I can't wait to see what all the new year brings for this stamp company, they are just growing by leaps and bounds!!!

Well, it's time for me to run! Thank you so much for visiting me!  I hope you will check out all the other DT's work at the Wild Orchid Crafts Challenge, they are an amazing group of girls!

Hugs, Dena


33 comments:

Fleur said...

Hi Dena, a gorgeous card & yes the image is adorable. Congratulations on your fab news.
Hugz Fleur xXx

dolcreations said...

Dena I just love when you post another creation! You do card making to perfection! Thank-you for giving me so much inspiration! Congrats on your shop team position!

Niki Estes said...

So pretty! I love the colors and cute image! Congrats on the new team. I always love your cute LOTV cards!

cardmaking bird said...

OMG this is too, too gorgeous. Congrats on the well deserved DT post - you do LOTV cards like no other, so I'm not surprised. I'm just happy I'll get to see more of 'em!! Hugs, Marie x

Renkata said...

Hi Dena,
Congrats dear,
I saw a lot of image from LOTV here and they are all stunning and adorable.
This image is one of my favorite too, You have created delightful card with it!

Louise said...

WOW Dena!! BIG CONGRATS hun! ♥
I can understand you being soo happy to be asked and of course accepted with joy! I´m sure you´ll create so much stunning work for them :) They must have been thrilled to hear you accepted! :D

I´m loving this card of yours too! I can belive that you made Dawn from NS look this good! :) It´s sooo beautiful the whole card :) Adore the swirls. The sketch looks like fun, maybe I´ll give it a try ;)

Have a great day! Hugs ♥

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

a cute and very beautiful card Deana, your colouring is always wow.
Your new year sounds fab, just to hear the word beach has me envious in cold damp England.
A Happy New Year to you and yours. janex

Kristel said...

Woww Dena this is absolutly fabulous!! Looks so stunning! Love the details you used!
Hugs Kristel

Andie's Space said...

Hi Dena,
Oh how cute. She looks adorable & so beautifully coloured as ever! Huge Congrats on the LOTV appointment! Look forward to seeing the dance video on YouTube!!
Big Hugs,
Andie xx

angelwhispers said...

Fabulous new Dena! You will do them proud as your designs are outstanding.

Love this card the colours are fab and the image is so dreamy!!

Happy New Year Chanelle xx

Kiki said...

Hi Dena,

your card is soooo fantstic! The image is really adorable and reminds me of the LOtV images, too. Great job - as always.

Wish you all the best for 2011.

Hugs, Kiki

Frea said...

Hi Dena, oh this is soooo adorable. Love this card and the image is just uber cute! Hugs , Frea

Sassylassy said...

Awesome news on the LOTV shop team Congratulations!
Your card is darling and the image is the sweetest.

Your hubby better be a good boy or that footage will come out at the next family gathering. hee hee I love it!
Hugs Bonnie

Donalda said...

Oh hon this is just beautiful !!!! Such a cute image dear. Hope you are enjoying the New Year and Big Congrats on the LOTV team dear. Hugs

Astrid said...

WOW Dena. Congrats hunny! And the card is gorgeous. I liked the a lot.
The stamps.
Hugs Astrid

Tanya said...

Gorgeous card!! Big congrats! I don't own and LOTV stamps yet, but I love them they are beautiful!

Sarah said...

What a gorgeous card Dena! That image is just adorable and I love the gorgeous pastel shades, makes me think of Spring!
Congrats on your LOTV news.
Sarah xx :0)

Juls said...

congrats on your news!!! This card is gorgeous!! can see why you love the image!! and the colours are just so beautiful! Hugs Juls

Kathy said...

This is so sweet Dena!! Love the soft pretty colors and that image is just adorable! Isn't Tammi such a lovely lady!! Beautiful details and congrats on your new position at LOTV! There images are just darling and that is my new year's resolution ~ to get some of them!! LOL
Happy New Year and have a lovely day!
:)Kathy

Dianne said...

Absolutely beautiful and refreshing. Love the color combo.

Hugs,
Dianne

Happy New year !

Mel said...

Such a pretty card, love it ~ Mel x

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Dena this is absolutely stunning the softness of the papers the gorgeous flowers and design and finally that image it is so beautiful.
hugs
Lorraine x

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card and congrats on the lotv dt position

sue said...

Adorable image, and gorgeous card Dena.
Congratulations on your news.
Hugs Sue x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Dena,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.x

Tammi said...

Congrats Dena, they are lucky to have you! And OMGosh I knew you'd make something gorgeous with her, looovvve it! Wishing you a Happy New Year! ~hugs

Julie said...

Absolutely awesome card, Dena - you colouring never fails to drop my jaw!! I'm cherishing your Crimbo card and will be giving it pride of place in my little crafty nooky!! What fab new for you to be on the new DT for LOTV! Lucky girl but they are lucky to have you too!!! Big hugs, Juliexx

detenish said...

Congrats Dena!So pretty!

sallysbitz said...

This card is stunning xx

This is a fab sketch & think I am going to have go too.

Congrats with your good news, look forward to seeing your creations x

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Helllooo Dena...a very Happy New year to you! Firstly huge congrats on the LOTV DT! You just are wonderful with these images! This card is so pretty with all the ribbon and butterfly details. Much love,

Judy x

Lauren Colless said...

Hi Dena, thanks for visiting my blog - since I was able to come and visit yours - absolutely blown away with your gorgeous work, I'm now a follower!!
Hugs, Lauren

RubyM:) said...

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!!

OK MY DEAR I'M HERE FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!! I needed at least 2hrs to spare to catch up on your postings lol!!! I knew i was gonna be here for a while lol!!I read all of you postings girl sigh..... YOU LEFT Sugar NELLIES!!!! My jaw dropped to the floor!!!!! but hey sometimes you need to move on to bigger things(not saying their not big but you know).GIRL you sure helped them out a BUNCH!!!! and there certainly gonna miss you.BTW the little girl with the chubby pouty face and you did it on a hot pinks is my fave card with that line lol!! AHEEEEEM!!! Just FYI BAAAHAAAAAAA!!!! ((SMILING FROM EAR TO EAR))!! Shoots now i can't stop laughing ha ha ha ha.

AWWWHHHH ok back to what i was saying.So much ummm oh yeah the HANGLAR Stanglar addition to Just Magnolia WHOOOHOOO can't wait, us bloggers needed another hanglar challenge blog!!!!!

I did my own top ten Dena favorite list way before you did yours LOL!!!!!!! oh and let me tell you maybe like 7 or 8 from your list were on my list lol!!!!!! You forgot santa box with that gorguss bow :)

I decide to post under here because of your story with the hubby:( I BEEN RECORDED DANCING TO THE SAME GAME BAAAAHAAAA ((NOT FUNNY)!!!!!!!!!!! Yup it's a black male video of me.Now i'm forced to do free cards to my BIL :( I know your laughing baaaaahaaaa!!! ok now what's a shop team??? I don't get it lol!!! ok girl miss you loads and thank you for visiting me while i was lost.SOOO MUCH WORK THESE COUPLE OF DAYS! I better get going my copics are waiting lol!!

(((hugs)))RubyM:)

Grenouille Greetings said...

I'm so enjoying catching up with your recent makes, Dena. This one is another cutie and I love your flower arrangement. Those heather stems look fab! Hugs, Lesley

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