Sunday, October 12, 2014

Gerda Steiner Designs Bloghop #1

Hello everyone! Madey here! You should have arrived from Jess's blog. If you didn't, don't worry.... just read on and remember to click on Gerda Steiner Designs blog and Jess blog listed below!

Gerda has been very hardworking, drawing all these cute critters for us to color. Her latest new rubber stamp set "Smells Like Christmas" was mailed to me, but i live halfway across the globe, so it hasn't reached me and i hope it hasn't gotten lost! *prays* So Gerda sent me some of the digital stamps instead and my itchy finger's just had to re-size them! HAHA...

Even though the digital stamps are currently unavailable to you, i believe if you REALLY love it...... and if you CRYYYY out for your demand, i believe Gerda will do something about it! hahaha.. just saying~

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I removed the mug and left the "steam" on it. Made sure the little mice looks like it is smelling the cookies because chocolate chip cookies are awesome during christmas!! You can also download other critters in the store to create the same scene.

I used some of my old patterned papers from Lawn Fawn and Doodlebug from their last year's collection to layer behind. Christmas pattern papers will never go out of style!

To make sure that the furballs on the christmas hat looks sparkly, i STRONGLY recommend using Ranger's Diamond or Icicle Stickles. They have texture and reflects light in white and blue shades.

Anyway, we are having a bloghop now, which means it is GIVEAWAY time! Would you like to win the “Smells Like Christmas” Rubber Stamp Set or one of Gerda Steiner's Digital Stamps?

A total of 8 Chances to win and here is how: 

  • Comment on the Gerda Steiner Designs blog, the Design Team blogs, and the Guest blogs (see list below)!
  • The winner of the Rubber Stamp Set "Smells Like Christmas" will be chosen at random from the collective blogs listed below. 
  • Make sure to check out EACH blog and comment for your chance to win. 
  • ALSO, each member of the Design Team and the Guest Designers got to choose one Digital Stamp from GSD as a special GIVEAWAY to increase your chances to win something on this blog hop. Each blog will randomly choose one lucky winner, who leaves a comment, for their Digital Stamp GIVEAWAY.

The winner of the collective blog will receive "Smells Like Christmas" rubber stamp set...

My choice of digital stamp to be given away to my winner is...
For the next 2 days, i will be posting 2 projects using this digital stamp. Remember to check back to find some inspiration!

You have until Monday, October 13 at 10pm PST (which means, it will be Tuesday, October 14 at 1pm Singapore Time) to comment -- The winner of the rubber stamp set will be posted on the GSD blog shortly after the hop ends. Winners from the designers blogs will be contacted by the designer.

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:
Gerda Steiner Designs Blog
Jess Moyer
Madey Lim (you are here!)
Chitra Menon
Julia Altermann
Karen Oliver
Lorena Wakefield
Francine Vuillème

Oh! Did i mention, some of these girls have mad coloring skills? Some of them are the nicest ladies and some of them have the cutest ideas! Ok, get hopping now!


What a fun card you made - I love these adorable new stamps! Great design! The free digi is cute too - I have that one of Gerda's myself! I'm a big Gerda fan!

so adorable - love your use of the patterned paper

Super cute card. I love how you left the steam...great effect!

Such adorable card! love your coloring :)

What fun sweet images and gorgeous cards.

The smell of fresh Chocolate Chip cookies can't be beat any time of year. lol
Cute!!! xo Nana

I love your eclectic mix of patterned paper. The card design is so cute!

I'm just in love with all the images your card is so sweet n cute

Sweet card and a great digi stamp as giveaway!

Couldn't help but smile at your card. So cute and great use of the images.
Wonder if Gerda has been spying on my kitties and their love of paper bags...

Lovely card and layout, thanks for sharing your creation on this blog hop. Cheers Sue N x

So cute and lovely colouring and design x

Perfect card to accompany a homemade gift of yummies for Christmas.

Wonderful coloring and I like the DP background.

I love the new stamp set, Smells like Christmas! Great card, super adorable:) TFS

Adorable card. That cute mouse really looks like he is enjoying the smell of those cookies. Love the background papers you have used.

Wonderful idea combining the images so to make it look like the mouse is smelling those cookies. As a big cookie baker myself, the smell is almost as good as the eating. Sure would love the set or the adorable digi you chose. TFS in this fun hop. Hugs, Debi

Cute card. You have mad coloring skills, too!

totally charming card with these new images! love it! TFS!

Lovely card. I love the new stamp set and also the image you are giving away. Thank you for your inspiration on this blog hop.

Your card is adorable and the little guy definitely looks like he's smelling choc chip cookies! I love the mixture of papers you have in your background to create this adorable scene! Thanks for the chance to win!

Eeee...utterly and completely adorable! Those wee critters are incredibly cute, and your showcase of them: perfect! So sweet!

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