Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Are You Ready for Charlie?

Charlie from Clear Dollar Stamps are now available in Digi form! Yeah! I just love this horse and his girl Charlene! They are having a new release party over at the Clearly iStamp blog so head on over and do some mingling! There is lots of inspiration and digi sets to see! For my part I have done a card with the Charlie -Lean on my set available HERE!
For this card, I've used Charlie and layered him with the barrels. Also I used this sentiment, the set comes with a few.  I cut him out and matted it to some dark textured cardstock.  This I popped up over a layer of mulberry paper backed by some cardstock so that I could add the ties with the wooden buttons.  Under this I have some matted patterned paper.  I chose the plaid since that comes to mind when I think of cowboys!  After I added the sentiment I inked the edges of the green card base with some chocolate brown ink from Ink it Up.  So many possibilities with this set, I know I'll be making more!

I also have a couple of other cards that I have made using Charlie sets that I'd like to share with you. First is a card using the already released set Charlie Daisy and secondly a card with the Charlie sledding set which is being released now.
For this card I've used the digi image, the sentiment the butterflies and one of the fabulous digi papers that comes with the pre-coloured set!Found HERE.  I created some panels for the lovely daisy paper and ties a white satin bow around the lower of them.  Over this I attached the panel with Charlie and his butterfly friend where I inked the edges to add some blue sky effect.  I also added three little rhinestones for sparkle.  After the sentiment was added, I placed the butterflies that I'd cut out. I love how this turned out!


For this card I used Charlie sledding.  He is so much fun in this and just makes me smile! My family loves slidding so this image will be used lots! I matted the image to some coloured paper and distressed and put over some wonderful snowflake paper that I found at the dollar store (one of my favourite places to shop!).  For the sentiment I added a bit of fun ribbon to look like a scarf, an important element when sliding!  Finally I couldn't resist adding some foam snowflakes with rhinestones for glitter.




Now for one more, I decided to do one with the wonderful Charliene.  So here is Baking with Charliene! I printed off two of her and then used one for a template to cut out her apron front and her scarf.  After she'd been pieced together, I coloured her and matted her to some great brown textured cardstock.  This I placed over some light brown cardstock and added a scalloped edge to it with some scissors to match her apron.  At that time I realized that I'd forgotten to add the cookies! In my family we adore chocolate chip ones in an extra large size! For the background I chose another digi paper from the same set that I used for the apron and it's from the Static Dreams set. I matted a swatch of this to some more light brown paper and then popped the images section over top with some Fiscars glue dots.  I then added the sweet sentiment also from the Baking with Charliene set, inked the edges as I did the image section with black ink and added a touch of scallop to it.  Lastly I added some lovely aquamarine rhinestones from Forever in Time to the corners.

Thank you so much for dropping by, I do hope you enjoyed seeing some samples of the new Charlie/ Charliene sets from Clear Dollar Stamps.  They are all available now in their store under the Digital Images Section HERE!.
Have a wonderful day and find some time for some fun!

7 comments:

Tracy said...

Look at all these cute critters you've been posting! Horses, doggies--fun, fun! Wonderful cards Jennifer. I could go for one of those cookies. LOL Hugs!

Annette said...

these are all so cute...I love these fun images...

Sandy said...

Wow! Look at you! YOur were on a roll for sure with Charlie!!! I can't decide which card I like the best so I'll claim them all as my favorite! VERY cute!!!

NickelNook said...

That Charlie is one talented horse! lol Oh, Charlene too, of course, of course! haha I just can't believe how many projects you get finished, Jennifer! It makes me feel very slow! I enjoy seeing them all, so keep it up! :o)

cebelica said...

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me such nice comment. :) I like your Charlie cards - he's one adorable horsey. :D Beautiful cards! Hugs!

Pauline said...

These are all adorable! Gorgeous images, and fabulous cards!

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow Jennifer!! Charlie is really adorable on your creations hun!! You sure had lots of fun with him!! :) Thanks for sharing all of these lovely designs!! HUGS