Release Day for Claudia & Company!!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Hello and welcome to the October release for Claudia & Company!! We've got some versatile sets this month, so hold onto your hat partner - you're in for a WILD RIDE!

If you've stopped here from the awesome eye candy that is Risa West's blog, then you're riding the right trail, but if you haven't and would like to saddle up with us, then head on over to the saloon...oops! I mean Claudia & Company blog and start your rodeo there! :)

Today, Claudia & Company is releasing two rubber stamps and a couple of digital stamps and the best part about them is that they're SO versatile!! You can make regular cards with them (like I did) or you can add accessories and turn the cuties into adorable Trick or Treaters! So without further ado...

Meet Cowboy McCoy

Isn't it every boy's dream to dress up like a cowboy some time in their lives?! I know my brother did and we grew up in New's about as far away from the Wild Wild West as you could possibly get! LOL Lori Boyd really has outdone herself with this little guy! Don't you just LOVE that hat and his ride?!!

I kept this card pretty simple so Cowboy McCoy would shine. I colored him with my SU reinkers and aquapainter brush and believe it or not, I have had those Cosmo Cricket 'Wanted' papers in my collection ever since they were first released the first time around! (Luckily, Claudia has a 6x6 sample pack of them in her store, so you can create your own cowboy card!)

The other rubber stamp being released today is by Claudia & Company's newest designer, Jane Beljo!!

Introducing Mr. Smiles!!

He's perfect for Halloween, right?!! I love Halloween monsters! :) I also love Halloween paper and MME's Boo To You collection is aweeeeesome! (I got mine from the DieCutRUs store, but apparently they flew out the door too!) A Halloween card wouldn't be complete without some ricrac and rustic twine. Oh, and do you see that arrow image on the green paper?? That was done with a stamp that comes with Mr. Smiles AND the sentiment! Very cool! Now, I do have to point out that Mr. Smiles doesn't have those particular eyes. I stuck die cut eyes from an old DCVW Halloween die cut pack so they could pop off the page like that.

The third image being sold today is Princess Chloe, who you can see in THIS POST! Perfect for the little princesses in our lives - mine included! :)

!!Cause Alert!!

October also means it's Breast Cancer Awareness month and Claudia is generously donating $1 from every Claudia & Company single rubber stamp sold, and $2 from every Claudia & Company rubber set to the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation!

Your next stop along this hop is.....Sheri's blog!

'Cowboy McCoy'
: Claudia & Company 'Cowboy McCoy Puddle Jumper'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Creamy Caramel, Pretty In Pink, Buckaroo Blue, Soft Suede, Close To Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, Morning Marigold, Distress Inks 'Antique Linen, Tea Dye and Vintage Photo'
Papers: Strathmore Bristol Vellum, Bazzil Basics, PP - Cosmo Cricket's '
Wanted' Collection
Access: Spellbinders Large Oval Nestibilities, Eyelets, Twine, Machine Stitching, Sponges, Dimensionals

Claudia & Company 'Mr. Smiles' set
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Distress Inks 'Antique Linen, Tea Dye, Vintage Photo, Milled Lavender and Dusty Concord'
Papers: Strathmore Bristol Vellum, Bazzil Basics, PP - My Minds Eye 'Boo To You' Collection
Ric Rac Ribbon, PTI Rustic Button Twine, PTI Button - Black, DCWV Halloween Die Cut Pack, Pinking Shears, Machine Stitching, Sponges, Dimensionals


Jane said...


The MadStamper said...

Really cute cards!!! Love the "belt-buckle" look on the cowboy card! Nice work!!! :)

Risa said...

Hi Sandra,
You never fail to amaze me with your beautiful cards! I LOVE Cowboy McCoy, the DP is fabulous and sets the tone perfectly! Great job with Mr. Smiles and Princess Chloe also!

Anita said...

HYHAAA! Great cards!!! Cowboy McCoy is very sturdy/cool. Anita

Kim Costello said...

Always a pleasure to visit your blog sweet Sandra, your cards for the release are stunning and your colouring makes me want to grab my paint brush, LOL! Loving those fabby eyes on Mr Smiles ha ha ha! And McCoy looks fabulous!!! Very inspiring...
BiG HuGs Kim :)

LORi said...

Sandra my friend...I LOVE all you have created. Love that Belt buckle are a creative master!!

Thanks for sharing your talent!!

Big hugs - LORi

Farida Rone said...

These are so cute!!!

Farida Rone said...

These are so cute!!!

Scrappers' Ranch said...

Hi Sandra
TFS! I love how your cards have that rustic edge look to them.
Thanks for a chance to win, I am now a follower.
Bonnie C

Mona`s Bittelille Scrappekrok said...

Fantastic job on the colouring! Love the cards! Hugs...Mona

Kimmarie Baker said...

They look great! I love looking at everyone's different coloring and papers. Awesome!

Tracy said...

I'm bowing down right now to your wicked talent girl! LOL! You blow me away!!! I want to be you when I grow up!


Anonymous said...

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szbacn1 said...

Cowboys in New Zealand, too!!! But were they as cute as this little guy?

Jacilynn said...

How very cute! Just perfect Sandra.

Jessica Diedrich said...

Totally, totally DARLING cards-WOW. Your style and coloring always blows me out of the water and hey-anytime I get to share a team w/ my friend Sandra is a good month for me! Thanks for having me! xoxo

Cara said...

Adorable cards!

Anonymous said...

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Is this possible?

kadie said...

Sandra! Get out! These are totally FANTASTIC...I sound surprised...I'm definitely not, just can't get over the absolute cuteness! That belt buckle idea is totally crazy cool and Mr. Smiles eyes are AWESOME. Princess Chloe is so so sweet and elegant, I just want to pinch her cheeks. Another superbly inspirational set of cards, my sweet friend.

Anonymous said...

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Is this possible?

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