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"These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things" Challenge

And do we have cards too!!!  First we have our beautiful and creative cards by the IO DT and then the gorgeous cards from the customers too.  I'm listing the team blogs below so you don't miss out on some really beautiful cards with great ideas for creating.

On to our first entry by Cindy Messer, who used clear stamp sets, Holidays and Holiday Cheer to create her beautiful festive card.  The images can also be purchased separately as Red Rubber stamps Holiday Margarita and Holiday Cheer

Cindy Messer - 3

Our second card is from Shannon White.  She chose to use Fall Leaves to create her masterpiece.  The colors are so warm and yummy too!  Look at that great background behind the image too!

Shannon White - Favorite Things Challenge

This next bright and wonderful colorful card is entered by Tracey Kuzniak at My World of Cards, Scrapbooking, and Triathlons.  She used Cover-A-CardTM Doodle Flowers to create a few of her favorite things!!!

Tracey Kuzniak - My Favorite Things

The card below is shared by Lynda Benden, at Stamp Act.  She used Holiday Birdhouses!! Love the way you did the ribbon and that wonderful punched edge too!

Lynda Benden - A Few Of My Favorite Things

Look at this wonderful card shared by Pamela.  She chose Petal Pear to show one of her favorite things.  Very vibrant images and the punched corners are perfect to bring out the birds nests too.

Pamela 3

This lovely card is shared by Stephanie Severin at Ingenious Inkling.  She used Dream Butterfly to create some of her favorite things, butterflies and the country.  The rose is a perfect embellishment to bring out the image and the background too!

Stephanie Severin - A Few of My Favorite Things

Next we have a really wonderful card from Stephanie Lee.  Among her favorite things is her actual collection of real antique baby carriages (not stamps).  Here she uses Baby Carriage to create her very vintage card.  The image also comes in a Red Rubber Cling set, Baby Carriage, or clear stamp set Baby.

Stephanie Lee - A Few Of My Favorite Things
This card was designed by Vicki Garrett at Summer Tyme Studio.  She used A Star Is Born.  A really beautiful color combination and it looks so pretty and whimsical too!  She has a lot in common with people loving building snowmen!

Vicki Garrett - A Few Of My Favorite Things

Our last card for this post is from Deloris Thiede, Stamping At The Lake.  One of her favorite things are Peonies and here she uses Peony to create her beautiful card.

Deloris Thiede - A Few Of My Favorite Things

On to an additional treat from Vicki Garrett, at Summer Tyme Studio.  She chose Goldie On Ornament to create this cute and wonderful Christmas wish card.  No argument that Goldie really is adorable and look at Santa's hat!!

Vicki Garrett - A Few Of My Favorite Things2

The next card is from Catherine St.Clair at Paper Garden Projects.  She chose to use Mittens, Cover-A-CardTM SnowFlake, and clear stamp set Sentiments I to create her Winter masterpiece.  The colors are so warm and yummy and those mittens so pretty and bright!  Look at that great background behind the image too!

Catherine St.Clair - A Few Of My Favorite Things

Take a look at this warm and wonderful card shared by Katie Bondroff.  One of her favorite things is nature and for her background she chose he used Cover-A-CardTM stamps Distressed Denim, Wood Grain, and Scratches.  Then she created a hole in her beautiful wood to house her adorable Gary Robertson Owl!  Owls always look so soft and wise to me.

Katie Bondroll - A Few Of My Favorite Things

What a group of beautiful and fun cards! Thank you all for participating and adding to the fun.  I wish you all good luck in the drawing!  For those of you who are new follow the guidelines below:

  • Challenges are held the First and Third Thursdays of each month.
  • Please use at least one Impression Obsession stamp.
  • Please provide the name(s) and/or stamp number(s) of IO stamps only with your email to me.
  • Entries will be accepted until tomorrow, Friday, November 19, 9 p.m., EST.
  • Email your entry to me using the "Email Shirley" link provided near the top of the right-hand sidebar.
  • All participant cards will be posted here the day they are entered.
  • Cards with only all IO Stamps will be added to our IO Customer Gallery under the Card Galleries tab.
  • ALL participants will be entered in the drawing for a $25 Gift Certificate for use at our a Online Store.

Stampin At Sea Cruise

It's not too early to book your seats for the cruise!  IO has teamed up with the Paper Cut and Sparkle 'n Sprinkle for the Stampin At Sea Cruise to be held February 14-19, 2011.  If you are going, give us a shout out!!

Don't forget a list of our challenges is in the left-hand sidebar.  If you have questions, please don't hesitate to ask.  So get busy out there!!  Thanks for stopping by to look and share!