Saturday, February 25, 2012

Strawberry Red

Close Up


February is definitely the month for the color red, and not just because of Valentine's day (or, if you prefer, Single Awareness Day). February is also the month of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® campaign.
Our featured ingredient for our Catered Crop Recipe Swap is the color Red!
Catered Crop Red
I chose an oldie but goodie stamp I found in my stash from House Mouse.  How could you not love this adorable little guy.  His belly is full.  I also dusted off my Prisma pencils.  They needed some love.  The yoyo flower is made of fabric from my stash.  


Playing along is easy as cherry pie.
  • Just use the color red somewhere in your project.
  • Include a link to us at Catered Crop or just add our button, which you can grab on our sidebar or at our {button gallery}.
  • Link up and link often, but be sure you link up by 8:00 PM EST on Saturday, March 3.
  • Keep the party hopping by visiting the other players and leaving comments. Do be sure to comment on the other player's post because sometimes I really do check.
Need some ideas? Here's a whole gallery of creative ways to use red in your projects. You can click on the inspiration board below to go to a Pinterest board with the sources of these pictures and more gorgeous ideas and brilliant tutorials.





Paper and Such is an online store with everything a paper crafter could want. The Paper and Such line of clear photopolymer stamps is so much fun (check out the chickens) and they're made right here in the USA! They carry all my favorite papers: Cosmo Cricket, My Mind's Eye, Jillibean Soup and more. There are adhesives, dies, embellishments, twine, ribbon . . . yep, paper crafter's candy store. Be sure to visit their Paper and Such Design Blog for beautiful inspiration and weekly challenges.
One very lucky randomly picked player will get to go shopping at Paper and Such with a $20 Gift Certificate.
Be sure to come back Sunday, February 26, to check out what our Top Chefs, Guest Chefs and Celebrity Chefs from Paper and Such have dished up for you.

24 comments:

  1. The colors and your coloring are wonderful

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  2. Such a cute image and great coloring too!

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  3. Good morning, Dawn....this is such an adorable image. I need to do some research, there use to be a lady named Sue who stamped with lots of House Mice images and made the cutest simple cards. In fact, she was the first card maker I followed. I haven't been to her site in years and wonder if she is still around.

    Another question....do you mail your cards and how? I've just retired and started making my own and the higher postage doesn't upset me but I'm afraid they cards will get flatten, torn or ruined in the system.

    I still haven't tried doing any coloring...my extent of coloring my own is to use a black or white pen to add stitching..some day soon!

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  4. Oh he is just a Cutie for sure!!! He just had to take a bit out of each one didn't he....? Love how you created the background for him to!
    Perfect package!!!

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  5. Dawn, I have this stamp! I love how you coloured it up with the prismas! The red gingham behind the image is so darn perfect! Love your fabric flower!

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  6. So darn cute! I love those stamps. They always make me smile. :)
    Hugs~

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  7. So cute Dawn, love the flower .

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  8. Such a cute image! I know quite a few people who love strawberries enough to look like him LOL! Fabulous colouring and card as always :) Enjoy your weekend.

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  9. Oh this is GORGEOUS!!! Awesome job, Dawn!

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  10. This is gorgeous, Dawn! Love the papers and the adorable image! I don't even need to say your coloring is fantastic!

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  11. Oh Dawn... how cute! LOVE the sweet image and your awesome coloring! Hope you are staying warm and well!
    hugs,
    Grace

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  12. What a sweet card I absolutely love it. I just love the little mousie. :)

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  13. This is adorable! You are just as talented with your pencils as you are with your copics! I love the little fabric flower you created. It's the perfect compliment. And who can resist red!

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  14. Too adorable...love this HM image and the yo-yo flower is the most charming touch. And your inspiration board is wow!! Always so heart-warming to visit you here...hugs!!

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  15. Lovely card Dawn, am so loving the house mouse stamp you've chosen. Beautiful colouring

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  16. Dawn
    I love this card and I love House Mouse - I have a collection of them but forgot about them till I saw your card! Great job coloring too!

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  17. Adorable! Yes how can you not love these guys. Awesome scene you created with the grass Dawn.

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  18. Such a cutie, Dawn! Lovely colouring - especially the strawberries and the grass and your flower is a delight! Hugs, Lesley

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  19. Hey Dawn, how are you sweetie! this one is sweet both figuratively and literally:) I feel like eating those strawberries; your coloring just make me want too:) Also so funny!

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  20. And you color reds so beautifully!! Super adorable card!

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  21. So adorable, and of course your coloring is awesome no matter what you use to color with! Wonderful card.

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  22. what life you brought to those HM and what deliciosness your coloring gave to those strawberries.....another WOW.....actually always a WOW

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Thank you so much for sharing your comments with me. I really appreciate it.. Have a great stamping day..