Thursday, January 26, 2012

Miss Ewe and Owly Hoo Stamp Set WINNER!!


Hi everyone and happy Thursday!! Wow, this week is flying by!! Before I announce the winner of the K Andrew Designs Owly Hoo stamp set, I have a project to enter into a few challenges today :)


I used Tim Holtz Idea-ology Kraft Paper (thanks again, Sabrina!!) for the base of the bag and cut it from Plantin Schoolbook using my Gypsy at 7.50" x 11.77".  The yellow and orange polka dot papers are from the DWCV Mango Frost Stack. I used Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 4 and punched a hole on each end with my Crop-a-dile. I threaded jute twine through the holes to tie the label onto the bag.


The adorable ewe is from From My Kitchen, cut at 2" and flipped. I embossed her with the Sizzex swirls embossing folder to give her a fleecy look and attached all the layers together with foam tape for dimension.


The flowers are from Plantin Schoolbook and the button centers are a Sizzex die. I added some crystal gems in the centers.


The tag is also from Plantin Schoolbook and the buttons are from the same Sizzex die. Miss Ewe is from the brand new K Andrew Designs All About Animal stamps!! There are so many awesome sentiments on this stamp set!! I love them and couldn't wait to use them:


Click HERE to purchase your own stamps or to see the entire line of K Andrew Designs stamps!! I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Cooking With Cricut Challenge #70 - Anything but a card, use yellow and polka dots
  2. Paper Playtime Challenge #65 - Tag or use a tag on your project and a sentiment
  3. Die Cutting Divas Challenge #49 - Buttons, bows and/or bling

I was trying to make this fit several challenges and I kept in mind Diana's Thankful Thursday challenge at DL.Art... I used kraft paper, twine and flowers, as per her requirements, and then I got so caught up using the new stamps and the ewe, that I completely forgot the main requirement was for it to be a thank you card! So I can't enter it there...sorry, Diana!

Now to the winner of the K Andrew Designs Owly Hoo stamp set from the Getting Cricky Promo Week of Projects and U R So Sweet Blog Hop!! I want to sincerely thank all of you who stopped by - some of you every single day!! I truly appreciate each of you and I wish I could send you all a stamp set!! I also want to thank those of you that took the time to earn extra entries into the drawing!! I appreciate it so much!!


After I counted all the comments for the six days, plus all of the extra chances, there were over 600 entries!! That was a lot of cutting!! I took the name of the person plus the day the comment was left and printed them out...


And the winner is..........................................................................................................



Congratulations, Karen!! I will send you an email for your address, or you can reach me at indymermaid(at)gmail(dot)com!!

Thank you all again for following me and for leaving such sweet comments!! They mean so much to me!! Be sure to stop back by tomorrow when I will announce the winner of the paper pack and matching flowers from the Blends Join Hands Blog Hop!! :)

43 comments:

Rhonda Emery said...

this is so cute love the lamb and congrats. hugs

L.B. said...

Your lamb is so sweet.

Bea said...

congrats to karen - and agree with other comments the lamb is soooo sweet

Sunshine HoneyBee said...
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Georgie Horn said...

Thanks for giving us all the info on your card. I'm new to cricut life and need lots of instructions!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Ewe you have a sweet bag.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Karen H said...

Congratulations, Karen! Enjoy your new stamps! :o)

Lisa, this is such a sweet bag! :o) I love the polka dot layers and that precious fleecy sheep! The googly eye is perfect.. she's keeping a close on the one she misses! The button and flowers are lovely, as are the jute twine accents. I love how you can even make a bag sweet enough to hug. :o) Beautiful work, my dear friend!

Hugs and blessings!
http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

cricutalltime said...

super cute.love all the details and tag.very cool paper.

Amanda said...

What a cute sheep! I love the embossing! :)

Amanda
cricktncrafts.blogspot.com

Nita said...

Awesome! I love that sheep (she's one of my favorite cuts on My Kitchen - isn't that weird?), and her google eye just cracks me up (they always do!). The colour combo you used here is perfect - so calming and yet cheery at the same time.

Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us at CWC this week. I always love seeing your take on the challenges. :)

Nita
www.niftynitanotes.blogspot.com

Linda said...

Wow another fabulous card!!!!! The lamb is just too adorable!!!! Love the little flowers too!!!!! fabulous work again Lisa!!!!! way to go!!!!!

Karen said...

Lisa great country vintage look to this project just love it!

jessica said...

Congrats to the winner and what an adorable bag! That sheep is too cute! Love the paper used for the bag and love all the flowers and sentiment!
TFS

Lori m said...

Congrats Karen, Lisa, that's a whole lot of cutting for sure.

Your gift package is darling, I adore things like this.

Hugs, Lori m

Beebeebabs said...

Congrats!!!

Sherry said...

That's my next stamp purchase. I love making animal cards. Those are my favorite kind to give to the kids in my church.
Sherry

Amy said...

Great card Lisa- love the lamb and the embossing on it!!! :)Amy

Denise said...

Too cute!!!! What a darling bag :)

Shelly said...

Lisa, This is tewe (get it:)cute! sorry I'm in a silly mood! I love the colors - they look great against the bag. As always well done my friend!
Have a SUPER night!
Shelly

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Such a fun bag! Yikes! I need this Tim Holtz paper it rocks! Love the details on this!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Rez P. said...

Aloha Lisa,
Your lamb is just too adorable. Congrats to Karen for winning the stamps. Thanks for thinkin of me esp when I'm going through a hard time with my health. It really means alot to me.
Big hugs,
Rez
Karezma Kreations

Dayna Sabrina said...

Now I was just about to say "That's really cute paper!" I had no idea it was from the Tim Holtz pack! It's a really great project Lisa, as always!

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

This is so cute!! I love the embossing on the ewe!! wow 600 entries, that is great. congrats to the winner!!
Kristan
GCDT-sister

Jayne said...

I love your kraft bag and the adorable ewe!Great colours and like the added twine.Have a great weekend my friend.
Jayne x

Diane Hodrick said...

I can't get enough of the play on words with ewe...one of my favorite images to make punny....really cute bag, Lis. That looks like a lot of work to cut all those blog comments out...whew...ewe are a brave girl! ;)

Scrappin Rabbit Designs said...

Love the sheep. Ewe did a great job on the bag. As always you inspire me.

-Tami
scrappinrabbitdesigns.blogspot.com

Georgiana said...

Thank ewe for sharing a fabulous treat bag. Love the colors, papers and cut! Those flowers are super neat too!

Georgiana
Carson's Creations

Sherrie K. said...

Comgrats to your winner!!Your bag is super cute and so fun:) Your sheep looks awesome with the embossing!Cute flowers and sweet tag...such a great project Lisa!! Hope to get my mojo going again and get busy crafting. After being sick now I'm playing catch up with everything including work:(
Have a great wknd!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Charlotte said...

Lisa,
Oh, so super cute! I love that you embossed the sheep. The buttons and flowers are so perfect! As always Lisa, you do the cutest things.
Charlotte

Mynnette said...

This is just TOO CUTE! LOVE that sentiment and your embossed sheep is amazing! :)

Anonymous said...

Congrats Karen, adorable card Lisa.

Hugs, Lori m

Karen L said...

Woo hoo...thanks so much Lisa! I can't believe you did all that work to pick a winner...but so glad it was me!
Your sweet little sheep card is incredibly adorable...I will have to scrap lift this idea!
Thanks again!

Davi said...

Love the bag Lisa and that little sheep is just the best!!

Mad Crafter said...

Lisa, love this:) Your projects are always so creative. Love the color combination and the embossing details!!
TFS and thanks for playing with us this week at Cooking With Cricut.
~Madison funkycards.blogspot.com

Cindy said...

Congratulations Karen! Lisa your project is AWESOME!that little sheep is just ADORABLE,I LOVE IT!Have a SUPER weekend!:)

Larelyn said...

I just love this project, Lisa. The little details you added (jute knots, button die, jewels, etc.) just make is so special. Thanks for sharing at CWC.
Hugs,
Larelyn

DIANA L. said...

I love this card even though you couldn't enter it. I love the embossing on the lambs body and the colors are great.
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/

Karen said...

So cute! I love the embossing on the sheep! The sentiment goes perfect with this! :)

Karen
craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

smyiow said...

You have been posting like crazy and I have been MIA! I am gonna have to work my way back and comment on all your fabulous posts! I have missed ewe:)

Hugs!!
Shannon

Holly said...

Love this Lisa...Plantin Schoolbook is one of my favorite carts! I use the envelope cut all the time. Thanks for linking and playing along with this CWC challenge that I'm a hostess for. Holly :-)

Kate said...

This is so, so cute! I love that adorable little embossed lamb - and the colour tones you've used are just perfect with this project!

Kemma said...

Love the sheep! This looks great!

Thanks for sharing!
-Kemma, CookingWithCricut Design Team
mykemmacards.blogspot.com

RiNNE said...

Awesome bag! That sheep is so cute!! Congrats to the winner!

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