Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Thanks to YOU

Hello everyone and welcome to a special blog hop for a very special lady.... Suzanne Dean. 

Today the Design Team from Suzanne's site, Color Me Creative, are hopping along to give our friend and "fearless leader" a HUGE HUG and Thanks!!!   

If you've ever met Suzanne, you know 1) what a HUGE heart she has and 2) how fun, witty and TALENTED she is!!  Suzanne's site has tons of information and inspiration and WE get to help spread the word about her awesome classes by way of her bi-weekly challenges sponsored by some fabulous crafty companies!  This month Suzanne is having a month full of challenges where you can win some wonderful prizes and have some fun along the way, but we wanted to take time to thank Suzanne for all her hard work and dedication for not only us but for all the members on her site and those who are lucky enough to have attended her classes where she shares her talent and coloring tips with us all.

Suzanne is not only a pleasure to work for, but a wonderful friend with a big love for zebras!! That's right... today we are sharing our "zeebie" (as she calls them) designs dedicated to a wonderful lady who we simply say, "Thanks".  We hope you enjoy the hop and remember, the Holiday Bash at CMC is under way and you don't want to miss our on all the fun excitement and awesome prizes so be sure to stop in and enjoy the holiday spirit with us all.  You can find all the information you need HERE.
I wanted my card to stand out and be a little bit kooky, like Suzanne.  I saw this turquoise zebra print paper and thought it would accomplish both of those things.

This cute birdhouse digi is from Beccy's PlaceOf course I used my Copics to color the image (BG09, BG05, BG01/Y17, Y15, Y11/RV04, RV02/W5, W2/BG10).   It was my first time using the BG's that I used on the birdhouse.  Boy, they pack a punch don't they?  I also sponged some Antique Linen Tim Holtz ink around the edges of the image and the sentiment.  The ribbon, button, and twine are from my LCS and the sentiment is from Waltzingmouse Stamps.  Finally, I used some Ice Stickles around the image and around the sentiment.  If you haven't tried the Ice Stickles, I highly recommend them.  Bigger, sparkle-ier (is that a word?) sparkles.

I have been on the CMC design team since day one and have enjoyed every minute of it.  The team members are wonderful and Suzanne is a great leader.  Plus, Suzanne's stories are better than any sitcom I've ever seen.  Thank you Suzanne for the fun; I have truly enjoyed it. 

Now it's time for you to enjoy the rest of the hop... here's a list of participants in case you get lost on the way:

Tina Gilliland
Anary Baumgarth
Andrea Murdock
Brook Guinn (that's me)
Jenn Cochran
Marie Gamber
Michele Spera
Patricia St. Martin
Shelby Goolsby

Thanks for stopping by today and have a great Wednesday!!!


  1. How cute! I am crazy aout birds and a little house for them is right up my alley! Beatiful!

  2. FUN FUN design!!! Thanks for joining in!!!

  3. What a fun house and great papers and coloring! Love the blues!

  4. so sweet.. what a great image..

  5. Adorable! Love the colors/coloring!

  6. Great card! Love your colors and coloring. Really like the way you tied the Bakers twine with the ribbon and the pop of yellow with the bow and button.

  7. Brilliant card Brook I too love that blue zebra paper it's fab and the birdhouse stamp is lovely :)

    Hugs Mandy xxx