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Monday, November 16, 2009

Designer of the Month

This month I had the honor of being highlighted as Designer of the Month for Clear & Simple Stamps. Here is a link to the article on their blog & I encourage you to sign up for their monthly newsletter that highlights their specials and challenges we hold. I know my friend we are going on vacation with next week will get a kick out of this-he ribs me all he can about my blogging and stamping :-)

I created an ensemble with the new set that was just released yesterday called New Year. I had a New Year's party in mind when creating with this set. The first I created was New Year's invitation in which I highlighted the martini glasses as my focal point and added the Happy New Year and on the bottom so when you open the invite you see this.

Next I created a little table setting card to put out with a cute little phrase by Oprah. I wanted to keep the scheme of all my creations the same for this setting so I used all the same papers and colors.

I created a table piece with the Basket of Thanks template from Clear & Simple Stamps this month. They are a lot of fun to make and can be used for any occasion. I also did a little medicine container filled with some M & M's for people to take with them.

Lastly, a thank you card to send out to all those who attended the party, thanking them for being a part of our lives and for helping to welcome in a New Year with us.

Hope you enjoy my creations today and make sure to check out the Clear & Simple blog for the interview.

Ensemble Details:
Stamp Set: New Year, Wheat
Cardstock: Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White, Night & Day designer paper by SU!
Inks: Versafine Onyx Black, Real Red, Versamark, Fresh Snow, Copic YG95
Accessories: Ribbon retired by SU!, Hero Arts gemstones, satin ribbon May Arts, black twine, word window punch, Crystal Effects, Black embossing powder, Circle & Pinked Circle Nestabilities


Susie said...

Congrats on being Designer of the Month! I just love the set you created.

Beth M said...

Great projects Kim!

rozie640 said...

Woo hoo, designer of the month, good for you. Your ensemble is beautiful. Love all the red accents!

Vicki G said...

Kim your projects are WONDERFUL!!!!
and I am very excited about your email!!!!



jenwesty said...

Wow - those are beautiful! You are so talented!

Steph Zerbe said...

Congrats! What an honor! This ensemble is fabulous! Love the little basket!!

Unknown said...

What a great honor Kim...Congrats. These projects are all outstanding and so elegant in the red and black color scheme. Awesome job!

Imagine That Digistamp said...

Hi Kim! I LOOOVE this whole ensemble--especially the fabulous colors and DP!! STUNNING and elegant! :)

I hope all is going well for you. I got the notice about your change of email. I hope all is well. You're on my mind and in my prayers. Hugs!

Kristen said...

Wahooo...Great projects Kim. Congrats on Designer of the month. Well, deserved my friend.

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