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CDS January New Releases:

It's a chilly -37C (-34.6F) out there today!  It's supposed to be even colder tomorrow - brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!
And that is all I have to say about that!!!

On to the real business of the day:  it's New Release Day at Clear Dollar Stamps.  

I am sharing two cards today, the first is a pre-colored digi Ark of Faith.  I am pretty sure pre-colored digis are made for people like me that are still practicing coloring :)

Card Ingredients:  Clear Dollar Stamps Digi;  Clear Dollar Stamps and Recollections papers;  Recollections cardstock;  Labels 18 and Oval Nesties;  Martha Stewart baker's twine;  Dress It Up button;  Creatology metal embellishment.  Tools:  sewing machine.

I made this baby boy card for the following challenges:  Dutch Dare - for the boys;  Crafty Boots - new beginnings;  Crazy 4 Challenges - monochromatic in blues.

My second card features Josephine Clematis:
Card Ingredients:  Clear Dollar Stamps Digi;  K&Co papers;  Recollections cardstock;  Copics (R89, R85, R8, G 28, G24, G21);  Stampendous! sentiment stamp;  CraftSmart Chocolate and Gold inks;  Labels 18 Nestie;  Hero Arts lace;  We R Memory Keepers Lollopop twine; recycled button and ribbon;  Recollections pearls.  Tools:  sewing machine.

I made the Clematis card for the following challenges:  Sentimental Sundays - ribbon with a sentiment;  Sugar Creek Hollow - embossing;   Come and Get It - sketch:

Well stay warm out there my friends - if you live anywhere close to me, be sure to where your mittens and scarf! 



both are wonderful!
your flower is gorgeous - love that you distressed your embossing of the nestie die...beautiful card!
thanks so much for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow (-:
Sara I. said…
gorgeous cards Deanne - love the die shape and stitching on the first and on the 2nd, the lace and twine are your signature!! always colored to perfection!xx
wendy said…
terrific cards!
Fabulous cards Deanne, I can't make up my mind which I like best, they are both amazing. I think I shall have to check out Clear Dollar Stamps.

Thanks for sharing your cards with us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Lisa Lara said…
Oh my goodness Deanne these creations are brilliant. Gorgeous.
Annette said…
Hi Deanne, I love these two and loving the baby sentiments that I've seen from you lately. soooo cute. I'm shocked about how cold it is where you are. It is zero here and I'm sat in my kitchen with my hubby's mountain fleece on, thick socks and a hot wheat bag that gets pinged in the microwave every hour to keep my lap warm!! I'm such a wimp !!! LOL Stay warm honey, stay inside and keep these fab creations coming. Annette xx
~amy~ said…
Good grief girl....that IS cold!!! We have over a foot of snow over here...oy!

Gorgeous cards.....really love the 2nd one!!!
Sandy said…
Now aren't these both as pretty as can be!?! I love the sweetness of the Noah's Ark card and the breath taking beauty of the flower card. They are both beautiful!
Leslie said…
Both cards are gorgeous! Love Noah's Ark! Thanks for playing with us in the Dutch Dare Card Challenge!
Leslie, DT
Lynne said…
Amazing cards Deanne! The Ark of Faith is absolutely adorable. And the flower is gorgeous. Superb creations!
Jerusha Borden said…
Wow Deanne, that is COLD! It is cold here too, but we are having mild weather right is supposed to rain today. It is a weird winter for us in New Brunswick!

LOVE these cards. I love how you have done them both, they are so awesome. So glad to have you on this team!
CraftyDaffy said…
Wow, I really love this card. The texture is great and I love the image. Also, the button with the string is such a nice touch. Great great card. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Crafty Boots Challenges for our New Beginnings theme. xx Denise
VenusF said…
Wow, I really like both cards. The Noah's ark is so much fun and the one with the flower is sweet. The colored digis look nice!!
Tracy Vinson said…
So BEAUTIFUL!!! Your coloring is just fantabulous! Thanks for joining us over at Sugar Creek Hollow. Tracy
Both cards are great Deanne. I really like the clematis. I like the different ribbon, twine and lace you used on it, and the button is a perfect addition
Anonymous said…
OMG what a beautiful card. It is just so pretty. Well done. Thanks for taking part in this Week's Come and Get it Sketch Challenge.
Tameko said…
Both of your cards are fabulous. I love those pre-colored images. They can really come in handy!
oh my word! This is incredible! Love the use of ribbons aThanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays! :-) Amynd trims!
Kathy said…
Your cards are gorgeous. Lovely coloring on both. The clematis is breathtakingly beautiful So glad you joined the ribbon challenge at Sentimental Sundays this week.
* Shell B.* said…
Beautiful Card!

Thanks for joining us this week at CGI Challenges.

Sandy S said…
Oh my! both are stunning! I like both! :)

Thanks for playing along with us at Sentimental Sundays!

Sandy S