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Hi, my name is Donna. I'm married and I have two lovely daughters. I have been a papercraft addict for over 15 years and love trying new things!! and sharing them with others!! If you have any questions, ideas or suggestions for this blog then please feel free to email me at the address below - Thanks for visiting, Crafty hugs Donna xx

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Tuesday, 1 September 2009

KLM Designs DT Call

Hi Everyone

Yes I know I've gone from posting once in a blue moon to more than once a day! The cards for this post are ones I made for my application to be a part of the KLM Designs DT. They are another digital stamp company and their products are fab, you can find them KLM Designs , so please go and take a look.

So here are the cards I made, I know a lot of the DT calls ask for your favorite cards but I wanted to make new ones so that I didn't keep putting the same projects on my blog.

This first card uses an image from a company called Digital Designs by Louby Loo , this little girl is called Maggie May and I coloured her with my Copic markers. I then used papers from a K & Company pad (sorry I don't know the name) and finished the card with satin ribbon, Kaisercraft flowers coloured with copics to match and a glue rub on from Papermania that I added doodlebug bonbon glitter to.

Here is a closer look at Maggie May

For my second card I used one of my beautiful Magnolia stamps called Tilda with Umbrella, she has again been coloured with copic markers - I chose colours that were in the traditional Welsh costume as she reminded me of that. I used papers from a Hot off the Press Cardmakers pad and finished her with some mother of pearl flowers (coloured with copics) attached with brads and some satin ribbon from my stash.

Here is a close up of Tilda

For this card I use one of the digital designs that I discovered recently that The Greeting Farm sells, her name is Catcher Anya. I used my Copic markers to add colour to her and used papers from a Diecuts with a View stack. I finished the project with some swirl stamps inked with versamagic ink - the stamps are from Hot off the Press and Papermania's Marie Curie special set, some rhinestones and some satin ribbon from my stash.

Here is a closer look at this cute little girl.

For this card I used an image from S2G - Shirleys 2 Girls and her name is Gracie Original. I coloured her with my copic markers and used papers from K & Company's birthday paper pad. To complete the card I used some ribbon from my stash.


Here is a close up of Gracie,

For my final card I used an image from KLM called Back to School, of course it is coloured with my copics, I used some K & Company school papers for the card and finished it with a diecut from one of my sizzex sizzlet dies.

Here is the close up of the back to school image.

Well that is the cards I came up with, I really hope that they like them as I'm so enjoying working with digi stamps and I would love to work with their images on a regular basis.

Just quickly I thought I would let you know that I've heard from Club Anya and I was unsuccessful in their DT Call, but as I said previously I had a feeling the competition would be high.

Anyway that's it for this post, 'speak' to you all again soon.

Crafty hugs Donna xx

11 comments:

cabio's craft corner said...

Wow Donna, what a great gallery you put up. I can see you dedicate do much for this DT call and these are all adorable cards. I sure will keep my fingers crossed for you :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Cyndi Evans said...

Your little Tilda with an umbrella is adorable..I love how you did the gray shading all around here..pray tell how you did that !! I belong to the Magnolia list ..so please tell how you did that..I love it!

CelticWoman said...

they are all adorable, good luck to you. Sandi

Tracey said...

These are gorgeous cards Donna! Thank you for sharing! :)

Barb Hardeman said...

Oh, Donna, you've done an exceptional job on all the the cards in your gallery. They are all beautifully colored and the layouts are good, good, good! Sorry to hear that you didn't make the team at Club Anya. Keep working away and surely one day you will be snapped up with all your talent...

Patricia Garcia said...

Great cards all of them diffrent but awesome, love your coloring!! Good luck on the DT call!!

Hugs Patricia

Jodester said...

Love all your wonderful cards. Tilda with Umbrella looks amazing in your chosen colours. Good luck with the DT call. Hugs Oz_Jodie

Sharon Caudle said...

Donna, all of your cards are really beautiful! Great layouts, beautiful coloring, and lovely details. Best of the luck with the DT call. Sorry you didn't make club Anya, but don't let that get your down! Keep trying! hugs!

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

Cute, cute, cute!
Huggies ~
Sharron

Jennifer Scull said...

very adorable cards! I wish you the best of luck! keep your chin up - I know it's hard when you hear discouraging news. but you have lots of people who believe in you! :)

and I left a little award for my DT buddies on my blog last week, but forgot to tell y'all about it! I'm such a goober! :D

Jaspere said...

what great cards. I especially love Maggie May only because I have that image as well but there she sits, un-inked and waiting.