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Friday, September 24, 2010

Celebrating Autumn with Baby Bud Designs!

Coffee of the Day - Maple Vanilla

What a most glorious Friday it is here in northeast Ohio! oh my goodness gracious me, the air is crisp and clean, the trees are marvelous in the colorful splendor of oranges, browns, yellows, and reds, and you can see pumpkins popping up all across front porches everywhere! What a beauty to behold! I am truly blessed to live in such an amazing area! :)

Baby Bud Designs is kicking off their first challenge EVER in honor of this wonderful season!! From today through October 27, make any kind of a papercrafting creation that celebrates autumn - it can be through colors, images, embellies, papers, you name it! You can make it Halloween, fall, Thanksgiving - the sky is the limit! If you would like to use a Baby Bud Designs image, for today only there is a cutie free one avavilable on the blog as part of the monthly Freebie Friday promo. But remember, she is only there for free today. After that Orlagh the Golden Fairy Queen will be found in the Etsy store for sale with all of the other adorable Baby Buds.

Now for this kick-off challenge, there is a most fabby prize package up for grabs. All challenges from here on out will offer the winner's choice of 2 digis from the Etsy store, but for the premiere challenge, the winner will receive not only their choice of 2 digis, but also 2 rubber Baby Bud Design stamps, and a fun card making kit chock full of goodies! So please please play along with us!

I have made 2 samples for the challenge. My first uses the precious Orlagh that is today's Friday Freebie. Her wings have been painted with beeswax shimmerz. I used the new Basic Grey Pyrus papers. LOVE the fall feel these papers bring! The papers as well as the seam tape were sprayed with frost smooch spritz for a most subtle shine! whoa, is that spray fun to use! A skeleton leaf and felt/music sheet lollipop finish off the card. of course I had to add some pretty lace trims for such a pretty fairy! :)

My next card uses the newly released, Autumn. I couldn't resist making her into a Halloween card. used some papers that were gifted to me, so I apologize that I don't know any info about them. I made a little embellie with some very old crepe paper I came across, May Arts pom pom trim, and tiny black ric rak. buttons and paper sunflowers complete this festive card! Spiced Cider shimmerz was painted on all of the orange areas of Autumn for a little more shimmery shine!

Please check out all of the phenom creations posted by the other DT members today. This is a most amazing group of crafters, so leave them a bit of love, too! :) Happy crafting!
*Paper Sundaes - Fall or Halloween colors (Halloween card)


margie c said...

Aw, they're both so adorable! I love the lace and ribbon on the first card! and spooky delish papers on the second! Great coloring too! Love them :)
TGIF! hugs, margie

ThePurplePlace said...

Awwww! It's been such a pleasure to have found your blog and to also have the opportunity of working with you one this fabulous design team.

Your cards are fabulous and all the detail and added embellishments make them exceptional.

Happy Friday and Happy Crafting,

Krista said...

Jennifer your cards are beyond adorable! I love the beeswax on fairy's wings and the dp on Autumns card is perfect! Have a great day!
Hugs, Krista

Silli said...

OM, both cards are very pretty...I love thecolors... CUTE! HUGS

Lisa said...

both card are great, love them!!

Cathy Clark said...

Jennifer, beautiful blog and great work! I look forward to working with you on the ADFD Design Team!

Maria Matter said...

oh these are wonderful Jennifer!!! gorgeous coloring and yummy papers! Beautifully done my friend!!
Enjoy your wknd!
hugs & blessings!

alicaz said...

so cute! Adorable images and fun papers!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes! Hope you can play with us again soon!

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

Very cute card! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes!