Some Exciting News... 73

Mona Pendleton | Sunday, October 17, 2010 @ 11:49 PM | , , ,

Hi There! I am here today to share some exciting news and a few cards. I am thrilled & honored to be joining Kazan Clark & Laura Davis along with the 2Sketches4You DT starting in November! I admire the weekly DT inspiration and fabulous sketches that Kazan & Laura share with us all to play with. I am looking forward to this awesome opportunity to be creating along with such a wonderful group of papercrafters! If you haven't already visited 2Sketches4You, please be sure to go check this great sketch challenge site out :)

I would like to share a few cards I made as a Dirty Dozen Design Team member for Splitcoaststampers. These cards were created for the May Dirty Dozen All Things Grown In A Garden themed challenge.

First up, is featuring this Graphic45 Vintage Beauty:
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Sweethearts, Rubber Stampede Music Background
Die Templates & Machine: Spellbinders™ Shapeabilities S4-081 Tags Five, S4-014 Timeless Heritage, S4-110 Classic Ovals Large, S4-112 Classic Ovals Small, S-250 Big Scalloped Circles Small, S4-249 Big Scalloped Circles Large, W-001 The Wizard

Next,  features a lil' trio of embossed flowers:
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Sweethearts
Die Templates & Machine: Spellbinders™ Nestabilities® S4-190 Labels Four, The Wizard W-001
Punches: Fiskars flowers

Next, features a BIG paper blossom: 
Stamps: Flourishes Fanciful Flourishes, Delish Crown Princess 
Die Templates & Machine: Spellbinders™ Shapeabilities S4-014 Timeless Heritage, Nestabilities S4-161 Labels One, S4-229 Labels Five, W-001The Wizard


Next, features another scalloped flower:
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Sweethearts, Rubber Stampede Music Note, Pink Paislee Pop Fashion 
Die Templates & Machine: Spellbinders™ Nestabilities® S-250 Big Scalloped Circles Small, S4-249 Big Scalloped Circles Large, S4-201 Deckled Rectangles Small, W-001 The Wizard

Next, features another Fiskars punched posie:

Stamps: Waltzingmouse Sweethearts 
Die Templates & Machine: Spellbinders™Nestabilities® Tags Five die template, W-001 The Wizard
Punches: Fiskars


Last but not least is my favorite from this collection featuring a multi-layered flower using an assortment of Spellbinders™ die templates:
Stamps: Flourishes Think Pink, Hampton Art Flourish 
Die Templates & Machine: Spellbinders™ Shapeabilities S4-081 Tags Five, Borderabilities S4-242, Nestabilities S5-019 Labels Eight, S-250 Big Scalloped Circles Small, S4-249 Big Scalloped Circles Large, S4-172 Pinking Circles Small, S4-191 Dahlia, W-001 The Wizard

That's all I have for today! Thanks so much for stopping by - Be Sweet!


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73 Sweet Comments So Far:

Julie said...

Hiya Mona,
Congratulations - what fantastic news, there is no stopping you. beautiful cards, I say it everytime but I just love that "Vintage Mona Style"
Have a great week - Ju xx

Constance said...

Congrats, Mona! What exciting news! These cards are all vintage masterpieces! So beautiful!

Angie Tieman said...

Congratulations on the 2S4Y design team! So excited to be working with you! You have such a unique and breath-taking style, love your work!

Monia said...

Congratulations Mona! Your cards are always amazing and I`ll be happy to see You in DT 2S4Y :)

Regina Mangum said...

Hi Mona! Congratulations on joining us at 2S4Y! You know I love your work and I'm so excited to be designing with you. Yay! XOXO

Heather Jensen said...

Congratulations! These are beautiful. Every single last one of them. Especially the pretty lady. Love the pink and black. :)

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Stella said...

I think it's the third time you made me fell off my chair while visiting your blog.......Mona this is art; I am a huge fan of your creations and this is such a spectacular collection of handmade beauties!
Hugs,
Stella

Stella said...

And congratulations of course!
Hugs,
Stella

Silvia said...

What a treat, Mona!!! LOVE THEM ALL!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations on your new designing position, they are so lucky to have you aboard. You are such an amazing artist, and you deserve all the attention you are getting from these amazing challenge blogs.

Christy Farneth-Kerr said...

Fantastic addition to the great team of ladies :)
I am excited to see what you come up with next!!

Rose said...

Congrats to you, Mona! Your cards are just gorgeous!!

Marge said...

Hmmm, did I see this coming?!!! LOL!!! I'm sooo happy for you & you are so very deserving, Mona!!! You'll make a valuable contribution to 2S4Y!!! Warmest congratulations!!! All your cards today are truly beyond exquisite!!!

Belinda said...

BIG CONGRATS! :) Yaaay! :)

Emily Keaton said...

As always, Mona, your creations are just dripping with vintage charm and intricate details. Thanks for the Monday-morning eye candy!!

Lindsay said...

Yeah Mona! So happy for you! LOVE all of your cards today! BEAUTIFUL as always!

Carly said...

Big congrats Mona!! Your cards are always such a wonderful inspiration! You will be such a lovely addition to the team. Hugs, Carly

Julie said...

Congratulations, Mona! Looking forward to working with you in the very near future! :)

Dawn said...

Wow girl you have been busy!
All of these cards are just so beautiful, and such wonderful soft colors. Love all your projects.
Congrats on your new design team, they are so lucky to have you join their team.

Julia Aston said...

Big congrats on the sketch DT Mona - and all your cards are just breathtaking! all that stitching and wonderful ribbons and tags!

Gina said...

A BIG Congrats Mona . . . I'm one of your biggest fans!!! I can't wait to see all your creations! :)

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

WOWOWOWOWWWW! Congrats on the new position--that is fantastic:) You are super amazing--and it looks like you have been busy! LOVE it all:)

sweet craf-tea chick said...

congrats mona!!
wowee, you've been busy! i love all your cards! the le romantique one is so elegant and gorgeous! love how you used the papers! the pink crown one is amazing! love all the flowers and stitching and colors on all of your cards! thanks for sharing and have a great day!
*hugs* steph :)

Theresa Camden said...

These are some of the most beautiful vintage cards I have ever seen! WOW you are so talented, Mona! I am so blessed to have found your amazing blog! Also, congratulations on joining the 2S4Y design team! You definitely deserve it with all your talent!

Meredith said...

Not a shock at all, when I saw the announcement on 2S4U!!! Congratulations! Another great source of inspiration from you, for me :)

This post was a real treat - so many cards at once!!! :)

Charlene said...

Congrats again and you've been a busy busy girl lol!!! Gorgeous gorgeous cards Mona!! Happy Monday!

Carlie said...

I'm so excited for you; I love 2S4Y! You will be a major addition to their DT! Phenomenal cards, Mona! Every single one is a major work of art! Your talents are endless!

GabrielleH said...

Oh Mona, You are always full of so many surprises! Of course, they want you at 2S4Y! You are such a star! Congratulations and well deserved!
I love all of these cards! So many wonderful elements especially the flowers, the stitching, the bows and the sweet tags! Wow, gorgeous stuff, Mona!

Sarah Martina said...

Big hugs Mona! :) Wishing you nothing but the best on your new venture with 2S4Y! They are so very privileged to have you! :) Xoxo!

Nancy F. said...

What fabulous cards! I can't remember seeing so many amazing designs in one place, ever! You really are an incredible designer! I see why 2S4Y snatched you up! Congrats!
PS: You have a new loyal follower!

Yesnir said...

Mona, how many beautiful cards to you have in you??? Wow, these are all spectacular, every one!
Congratulations on this wonderful honor!

Ros said...

I have just got back from a trip and so missed seeing your beautiful creations ... I am blown away with everything and they leave me speechless! Congrats on your new post ... you are the most talented crafter I know ...

Julie said...

I remember seeing these gorgeous cards on SCS and being blown away! It's great that they are on your gorgeous blog now! Somehow they seem to be even more amazing now! You really are the vintage design queen! Congratulations on joining 2S4Y and I can't wait to see all your gorgeous creations!

Chris said...

Congratulations on your new DT position, Mona. All your cards are so beautiful, classy vintage, shabby chic - and so many on one post. Heaven. :o)

Chris

Trudy said...

Fantastic news, Mona! Congratulations and thanks for sharing all these wonderful cards with us! These really are shabby-chic at its finest!

Helen Watanabi said...

Mona, all of these cards are so beautiful and so elegant! I want to be able to do vintage these well! You should teach classes! You really have the gift!
Congratulations on being asked to join the 2S4Y design team! They are lucky to get you!!!

Holly - Wild Wyoming Girl said...

Beautiful cards as always Mona! Love all the flowers you created on each. Congratulations on 2Sketches4U!

Lisa Farrow said...

Gorgeous cards, all! Congrats, Mona!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

My goodness, what a lot of gorgeousness to behold in this post! You've been very busy, dear Mona!!! And I'm so happy for you to join the 2S4U dt... they couldn't ask for better than you!!!! Woo hoo!!!!

You know I LOVE your work. You are right up there in my top all-time favorite artists.

Hugs,
Lisa

Kerry said...

Wow, fabulous cards and fabulous news, Mona! You are so talented, I bet you get asked to join everyone's DT's! I'm very excited for you!
Your cards are just heavenly and really inspire me to try different things! I must thank you for that! You are the best!

Ashley Cannon Newell said...

Congratulations! I can't wait to see what you do with those sketches! These cards a simply fabulous!

Debbi said...

Wow, congrats, Mona! They are smart and lucky to get you! You really are one of the most talented ladies out there! I don't think anyone could argue otherwise! I adore all of these vintage treasures! TFS!

Silke Ledlow said...

Hey Mona, *CONGRATS* on your new design gig!!! Looking forward seeing your sketch idea!!!! I'm also loving all the gorgeous cards you've made...all the paper flowers look fab!!! Hugs ~S~

Caroline said...

Congratulations, Mona! I bet you get asked every week! Your designs are so stunning! I can't believe I fell in love with each and every card in this post! As I scrolled down each new card made me gasp! Only you could do that to me! Thanks!

Davi said...

Woohoo~~~Congratulations Mona, They do have some great sketches and you will be a real asset to their team. All your cards are absolutely stunning!! You know Im a flower addict so every single one made me want to jump up and down!! The wonderful vintage look and all the fabulous details are just delightful to behold. You have been a very busy gal!!

Stephanie Kraft said...

Congrats on the 2Sketches4You team, Mona! Love all of your gorgeous "Dirty" creations!!

Andrea M said...

Just visited 2S4Y and saw the wonderful news!!!!! I'm so happy for you!!!! You always make the sketches shine so being on the DT only makes sense ;) YAY! Way to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sue Lelli said...

I just can't believe that's ALL you have for today! LOL! One AMAZING card after another! And a HUGE CONGRATS on the 2S4Y DT! Whoo! Hoo! Well deserved! Can't wait to see what you create!

Angie Hewitt said...

Great news Mona! Glad to see you are in high demand! Look at all these fab cards and you'll know why! TFS!

Mara... said...

That is awesome!!! Congrats on the DT! I love all the cards you've shown, I like the way you layer those beautiful flowers. Gives such depth to your cards!!

Pammy said...

Sorry I'm so late to the party... Great news! Congratulations on the new DT position! They don't yet know how lucky they are to have you... Also, OMG OMG OMG, all of these cards are incredible! Mona, really, they are perfection! Wow, I want to case all of them. Wow!

Tumbleweed said...

Wow, big news, Mona! Looks like a perfect fit! You always design the best takes on their sketches so it's only natural that you should be on the team! All your cards here are breathtaking!

Fiona said...

Congratulations on joining the 2S4Y DT. I don't have to tell you that's a really popular challenge site! I'm sure you will have lots of fun! Beautiful cards, no stunning cards... no incredibly fabulous cards... well you get the idea!!!! :)

Mary Chen said...

Congrats, Mona! Well deserved! Amazing cards! You really are incredible!

Beate said...

Congratulations! That is exciting and wonderful news. Your fan club cards are BEAUTIFUL! I love everything you create.
Hugs and smiles

BethieJ said...

CONGRATS MONA!! how EXCITING!! and you know I LOVE LOVE LOVE the cards you shared.. so BEAUTIFUL each and everyone!!
Hope you had a WONDERFUL weekend!

Crayola58 said...

Well, Mona, your work is so fantastic and it is exciting that you get to design along with Kazan and Laura....I served on design team with them and they are most most talented. Congratulations...I can't wait to see the creations. For now, however, the cards above are simply spectacularly Mona.
Hugs
Carole

anya said...

Congratulations, Mona! Can't wait to see more!

Kat Hill said...

Amazing and glorious collection of cards! Every one is such a beautiful work of art! You have to be the most consistent and prolific designer I've seen!
Also, big fabulous congratulations on becoming a DT at 2 Sketches 4 You! Wow!

Deb Lewis said...

OMG, how many fabulous cards can one person make? These are all magnificent!!! You have ooodles of talent, girlie! Love them all! Congratulations, Mona! What a great fit!

JennyGerber said...

Amazing set of cards! Each one could be in a post on their own! Such Talent!!!! Also big fat delicious congrats on joining Kazan on her 2S4Y team! Wise choice! I hope you have lots of fun! I sure will watching what you create!

Heidi said...

Thanks for sharing these phenomenal cards! They are all just so vintage and beautiful! I absolutely adore your style! It looks like Kazan loves your style too! Congratulations!

Stacey Pembroke said...

Wow, these cards are so stunning! Mona, you are amazing! You deserve big congratulations! I'm happy to hear that I will be seeing more of your masterpieces in more places!!! Have a great rest of your week!

Debgem said...

Hi Mona

Many congratualations! These cards are amazing, so vintage and beautiful.

Olivia R said...

So many amazing cards, Mona! So many inspiring ideas! Thank you so much and congrats for your new honor!

Cheryl Love said...

Congratulations Mona!!!! I'm very excited by your great news! I will have to start checking out 2sketches!
Also, I am picking up my jaw again after viewing all of these magnificent cards! Mona, can I borrow just a pinch of your talent? I promise I'll give it back!!! TFS!

Beth said...

This is exciting news! Thanks for sharing with us! 2sketches is blessed to have you; you are definitely a gifted papercrafter, Mona! You really are! Look at these amazing cards, every single one is a masterpiece! I can't get over how consistent you are! Great job!

Pam Hendricks said...

Great news indeed! Congratulations, Mona, you definitely deserve it! Look at these amazing cards and it's so obvious! Thanks for sharing!

Chris said...

I saw the title of this post and just had to check it out first... I see why... Congratulations, Mona! This is great news not only for you but also for us and 2 Sketches too! I can't wait to see more of your fabulous designs like all of these magnificent cards! Wow, how do you do it? So much talent wrapped up in one tiny person! You just made my jaw drop again! Tnx!

Emora Designs said...

Great cards as always and Congratulations Mona, you deserve it!
Regan

PaperMom said...

She is right, you do deserve it! Mona, you are a fabulous designer! Every company and challenge site would be crazy not to want you on their team! Look at all of these gorgeous cards as evidence! Wow, every one is majestic!

E.T said...

Congratulations!!! WOOT WOOT!

these are absolutely gorgeous cards! I have no words... BRILLIANT!

Stampin' Pam said...

Congratulations Mona - been browsing your blog - beautiful and creative creations - sorry I didn't have time to comment on each one but your creative beauty continues to be an inspiration.

Keep it up - great projects.
Hugs!


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