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Also some previews of new images coming our way soon at CHA on January 29! Is everybody ready?  Below is a list of the IO DT members and their creations for The Color Purple too!!  Right after that you can feast your eyes on the wonderful cards shared by our customers.

Our first pretty and feminine customer entry comes from Pamela.  She used Textured Evening Gown and Leopard Heel Backs to create her pretty card.  It certainly has a few of a girl's best friends too.  Thank you so much, Pamela, for playing and sharing too!

Pamela - The Color Purple

The next card is designed by Paula Huiras.  She chose Chickadees for her main image.  To create her two wonderful backgrounds she used Cover-A-CardsTM Botanical Wave and Wispy.  A really soft and lovely card, Linda!  Thank you for joining in the fun too!

Paula Huiras - The Color Purple

This beautiful light and airy card is shared with us by Mary Crowe, at Art Is Good For You .  She designed her card using Clear Stamp Sets Solid Florals and Butterfly Wishes.  A vision of wonderful butterflies, Mary.  Thank you for sharing with us!

Mary Crowe - The Color Purple

Our next very pretty card for this post is offered by Tracey Kuzniak at My World of Cards, Scrapbooking, and Triathlons.  She used her new Cover-A-CardTM Vines to create the background for her wonderful card.  Wait until you see the new CAC backgrounds, Tracey.  Check out the DT's use of them on this challenge too.  Thanks for playing with the group, Tracey!!

Tracey Kuzniak - The Color Purple

The card below is from by Deloris Thiede, at Stamping At The Lake.  She chose Brush Floral 3 and Thank You to create her vision of beautiful! Very elegant with the lace, Deloris!! Thank you for sharing your vision of purple with us!

Deloris Thiede - The Color Purple

Our next pretty and feminine customer entry comes from Chriss Blagrave at Botanical Cafe.  She used Garden Window and Your Wishes to create her pretty card.  Everything she used to design her card really makes the images pop.  Thank you so much, Chriss, for playing and sharing too!

Chris Blagrave - The Color Purple

The next card is designed by Beverly Sizemore at Bev's Creative Path.  She chose Wedding Gown and Life of Happiness for her main images.  The stamps can also be purchased in a Red Rubber Stamp Cling set, Life of Happiness.  A really soft, feminine, and lovely card, Beverly!  Thank you for joining in the fun and sharing your beautiful creation too!

Beverly Sizemore - The Color Purple

This beautiful light and airy card is shared with us by Cindy Messer.  She designed her card using Clear Stamp Set Birthday Cakes.  The image can also be purchased in Red Rubber, as part of Cake Trio One.  A vision of yummy and lovely at the same time, Cindy.  Thank you for sharing with us!

Cindy Messer - The Color Purple

Our next wonderful entry is from Beth Miller.  She created her card using Ladybug Vine Heart.  What a lovely card!  The corners, ribbon, and the die cut are wonderful and really make the image pop too!  Thank you for joining us for the fun, Beth!

Beth Miller - The Color Purple

Our next entry is from Miriam's pretty and precious card!!  She used clear stamp set Baby and Cover-A-CardTM  Tapestry to create her beautiful baby card. The Baby Bib can also be purchased in red rubber as Baby Bib, and also as part of a Red Rubber Stamp Cling set Baby.  The layering of the background and the colors of purple you chose to use are just fantastic with these stamps!  Beautiful, Miriam, and thanks for sharing with us!!!

Miriam - The Color Purple

This wonderful card is shared by Karen McAlpine at Dreaming and Creating.  She chose Nested Cups to create her beautiful Spring card!  I am ready for Spring myself!!  Just the thought warms my heart.  Thank you for sharing with us, Karen.

Karen McAlpine - The Color Purple

This entry is from Doris Smith at The Stamping Tower.  She chose Clear Stamp Set Smell The Coffee to create her beautiful card!  It can also be purchased as a rubber stamp, Cappuccino Garden.  Love the look of the dollops of cream on top!  Thanks for sharing with us Doris!!

Doris Smith - The Color PurpleOur last card is from Katie Bondroff.  Katie chose to use Cover-A-CardsTM Thin Stripes, Screen, Scratches, Clear Stamp Set All Occasion I, which is a new stamp set to be released at CHA, and Flourish.  Very feminine and so wispy with the butterflies too.  Thanks for playing, Katie.

Katie Bondroff - The Color Purple

What a really regal group of lovely, soft, rich cards, ladies.  I wish you all good luck in the drawing!!

The rest of you can have a chance to win too by joining in the fun and sending me a card using "The Color Purple".  It will be on Thursday, January 20, 2011.  Think about joining in the fun and the chance to win free stamps that you choose by following 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, January 21, 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!  Time is running out......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!

 

 Shirley

 

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