Monday, August 26, 2013

inspiration monday.....and a giveaway!


of all the artwork i've done,  my little chickadees are definitely on my list of favorites.....
and seeing them in the form of rubber stamps as part of the summer release over at Technique Tuesday has made me about as giddy-as-a-schoolgirl!!




they look really cute stamped in black and white.....






and they're really cute stamped with color, too!




for me, the only thing more fun than playing with these little stamps....






is having the opportunity to share them with you....my sweet bloggy friends!!  woo hoo!
you are the absolute best-in-blogland, and i truly adore you for taking the time to stop by my little blog!  your heartfelt comments are so supportive and encouraging, and i am so grateful that our paths have crossed!  thank you!  xox

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

i have two chickadee stamp sets that i'd love to giveaway!
these little birdies are eager to inspire you, and they're looking for a creative home!
to enter, all you have to do is leave a comment here on this post 
(just one per person, please!) by 10:00 p.m. EST on wednesday,  august 28th. 
two names will be chosen using the random integer
and i'll announce them on thursday, august 29th. 
please make sure that your comment either links back to 

your blog, or you leave your e-mail so i can contact you if your name is chosen!
(this giveaway is open to all bloggy sweeties who are 18 years of age or older.)

for more information about the chickadee stamp set, click here!


{this chickadee card was created using white card stock, assorted scrapbook papers,
chickadee stamp set,  koi watercolor, pigment stamp pads, foam mounting tape, natural jute twine, needle} 

{edited:  the comments are now closed....thank you SO much for participating!}


150 comments:

ChocolateGanache said...

I just love your style and creativity. Being an artist myself I found myself recently in need of inspiration and I'm glad a can across your blog. Thank you Thank you! : )

http://cupcake-correspondents.blogspot.com

Melanie said...

They look so sweet. I would love to win one the sets.
Thanks for this awesome giveaway.
Liefs, Melanie
scrappen@xs4all.nl

mbchetti said...

Thank you for the chance to win such a fun, adorable stamp set. I just love it........

wv said...

wow, wow
wowi, wowi

xXx

Carolyn said...

I fell in Love with these little ones the first moment I saw them... thanks for sharing.
danceinthedesert.blogger.com

Jeanette said...

Lori, A.D.O.R.A.B.L.E.!!!!!! The I adore your fabulous stamps, and you most of all!!!
These are super, duper cute!! The card is wonderful! I love pennants and your background paper is perfect. Of course, it would be pratcially the "one" sheet of paper I don't have!?!
Thanks for sharing your beautiful creations with us on your blog and now in stamps!!! Awesome!
XooX,
Jeanette

Marji said...

They are my favorites too.

Miriam Prantner said...

Would love to win a set of your sweet chickadees! Thanks so much for the chances!

tammy b said...

oh how i love those little chickadees myself, they ALWAYS make me smile. congrats!

Janie Husband said...

these are the cutest,lori...

roc said...

aww...they are so precious. isn't it fun to see your creations in rubber?!

Kara said...

Love your work! Thanks so much for a chance to win!!

Beth said...

Adorable! These are too cute :)

Ellyn said...


so adorable! I am just returning to stamping and paper crafting.... would love to have these!

Debbie said...

I love your little chickadees! I drew some in my art journal, back when you have a little demo about them, on your blog. Thanks for the chance to win your stamps. djanelle (at) austin (dot) rr (dot) com.

Janine Rudnick said...

These little chicks are so cute! Thanks for the chance to win them.

elle said...

This is the kind of stamp that just makes me smile!

Cheryl Gebhart said...

All your stamps are wonderful, but these are just TOO CUTE!! Thank you for the chance to win a set. You are so very generous!!

Melissa @ Sweet As Texas Honey said...

Chickadees are probalby my favorite bird, so I have also been very fond of your watercolor version of these birds. I'd love to win your stamp version!

Alicia Coats said...

The chickadees are too cute! I'd love to add these to my ever growing collection of rubber stamps! alicia _ coats (@) hot mail (dot) com

Stacey said...

Love these sweet little birdies, and the the card created using them. Thanks for the giveaway and the all the inspiration.

deshacrafts said...

Love your clean lines style! The chickadees are adorable. Thanks for a chance to have them for my own!

pearshapedcrafting said...

Sweet chickadees! Hope they are available in uk! Love the card you have made! Chris

sallgood said...

So sweet! I hope I win!!:D

Meghan Thimjon said...

Always love Monday mornings! Love the inspiration!

Dana D. said...

What a terrific card. So very cute. Love the colors and amazing details.

Dreamstuff said...

Love it, hope to win ......

" m(i)e " said...

i love those birds and dranw a few of them myself a while ago ! A stamp of them would be great !

angela said...

Thank you Lori for sharing! And thank you for thanking us :) You seem to have a true heart of gratitude & that is an inspiration in itself!

Unknown said...

This is such a delightful stamp. Thanks for sharing. Susann

Judy Hackley said...

I would be so grateful to have these cute stamps to make some cards to brighten someone's day.

Thx for the opportunity.

Judy Hackley
Judyjh71@gmail.com

Inga Leibuka said...

These little ones are so cute! Lori,thanks for the chance to win them.
http://kukumajas.blogspot.com

Marie aka Grams said...

So happy for your success. I'm so glad I "knew you when."
It's been a joy to follow you.

Isabel said...

They're so cute and adorable! I love to have one of these stamps. Thanks for everything. A kiss

Anonymous said...

They are sooooo adorable. I would love a set. dclarey@gmail.com

Gill said...

Gorgeous!
Count me in please!

Kim said...

Your website is so inspirational

Julie Steed said...

Oh, Lori, congratulations! Your style is perfect for rubber stamps and teaming up with Technique Tuesday is genius. I still love my Created By stamp that I purchased from your Etsy shop. :)

Anonymous said...

Lori this is a great addition to your line. I have most of the others and will certainly be adding this one.

nkjjohnson@aol.com

Voegelchen said...

Hi Lori, your stamps are sooo cute. Love yor site, very inspiring, even for me, who can' t draw :-)

Glo said...

Delightful little chickadees! I would love to have a stamp set; thanks so much for your generous gift opportunity.

Sarah Kalkbrenner said...

Wow! They're adorable! I'd love a chance to win. I'm fairly new to your blog but I love your inspiration Mondays, it always makes me want to get out my supplies and make art! :)

Ethne said...

These are delightful - I'd love to use them to create some one of a kind fabric for a quilters christmas present
Thank you for sharing your gifts with us allna

NanW said...
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Pavla said...

oh, they are so adorable! I wish you could see me - I'm giggling (and some people in the office think I've gone mad)

Александра said...

Cute birds, awesome giveaway! Thank you for the chance!

Cynthia Schelzig said...

Well they are just down right cute no matter what color...love em, need em, want em..................

NanW said...

Those looooong legs are adorable! I have enjoyed following your blog and especially the entries in your Wall Journal. Thanks for a chance to win some cute birds.

nwilcox95@comcast.net

Dawn said...

Ooooo!! I am head over heels for those adorable little chickadees!! Crossing fingers and toes to be a winner!! :)

Leslie McNeil said...

they really are super cute~! congrats!!! and thank you for the chances to win one!

Karen Matthews said...

Thanks for your inspiration and for the chance to win such cute little chicks.
Karen
matthews.karen22@gmail.com

kluckingbear said...

Those long legs are wonderful. thanks for the giveaway :)

Sandi Keene said...

What an adorable set! I love the wording as much as the chicks. Thank you for sharing with us!

Mariken said...

Really, I love them, they are so cute!!
And...of course, I would love to have this little chicks!!
Mariken xx

Jean M. said...

Awww so sweet:)

Eillen B. said...

I am new to your blog...found the link for it on Jessica's blog from dotcalmvillage. The chicks are adorable and I would love to be entered in to win them. Have to go check out the rest of your blog now. :)

Denderon@aol.com

marylouh said...

I love the little long-legged critters. Your cards are great. I'd be thrilled to add one of the stamp sets to my collection.

Kathy, PaperPumpkin said...

Oh, Lori! Congratulations on your new stamps! They are wonderful, like you!

WhoMom said...

As a bird "person" these have my attention! Adorable and could be used in so many ways. Love you card and the colors you chose. Thank you for the chance to win the birdies!
Lyn

Glòria Vivas said...

That pretty thing! I love your "littles chickadees." I want one set!
Thank you for your kindness and your generosity.
Soon.
A hug.

darlin1937 said...

I love your little , tall birdies, the whole card is just so sweet. I would love to own these stamps. I have 3 great grandbabies that would love to see them and i think i would like them on a "action wobble" what do u think?

darlin1937@gmail.com

No blog, sorry

~isela said...

I found your blog not to long ago and I was so excited to find someone that shares my same love! ♥the birdie

made2luvchrist@yahoo.com -Isela S.

Susan said...

Your chickadee stamps are so charming! I love the way you did the watercolor too!

susan at sandeno dot com

Jo B. said...

Fell in love with your little birds from the get-go! So delighted to see them in stamp form.

thimblemom@gmail.com

A Dancing Mango said...

Hi Lori!
It's been forever since I've been here.!
I have moved once again in your neck of the woods and trust me..."I have felt so left out and away from my loving artists friends. I started my goal in 2009 and haven't gotten to far along or not as far as I would have liked to see myself
Anyway....I had you on my list of people to reconnect with and here you are having had wonderful success
My gosh I am so proud and happy for you! Can't wait to catch up on your adventures! Love love love the stamps wow!!! Big hugs co Darlene

Anonymous said...

Lori - I LOVE your style, your work & your wit! I also LOVE your other clear stamps as I have some of them! I use them for my card-making!

Would LOVE to win the cute Chickadee stamps!

Anonymous said...

OH MY! I forgot to type MY NAME on the last comment!! I hope this doesn't count as 2 comments!
Thanks for the chance to win ---
Grandma Nancy Sapp

carol said...

Sweet little stamps!!!

Colleayn said...

I love these stamps and would love to win them. I have some of your others and they add a lot to my art journals.

Gramma Sue ~ Grampa Max said...

The chickadees are so cute! Would truly use them a lot! Thanks for the contest...

Rianne van dam said...

Hi Lori,
i often stop by at your blog to look at your creations
i love the drawings you make.
the chickadee stamps are super cute.

rianne @ riootje.blogspot.com

Cindy in Boise said...

These.birds.are.darling! I must have them either thru this giveaway or another route ;) Thank you for the chance to win!
seekr8pal101@yahoo.com

Margaret said...

A fabulous set of stamps, Lori. I loved them when you drew them. I tried to do some myself but they didn't turn out one tenth as nice as yours lol the card is gorgeous too :) I hope that I'm lucky enough to win

Margaret xx

Karen said...

I'd love to win this, but I will buy them if I win or not!!!

Unknown said...

So glad I've recently found your blog. You are inspiring me to get back into stamping and papercrafts - which I've neglected while doing more knitting and crocheting! Thank you!!

greggers said...

Aww, such sweat little chicks. Your card is gorgeous, love the colors!

skg48912@hotmail.com

Jingle said...

These are such beautiful cards! Such cute stamps.

Suzy said...

Hi Lori! Would love to win your sweet chickadees! ADORABLE! Thank you for a chance to win. xoxo

Amie Lessard said...

I have loved these little guys since I first saw them! Would love to have them as part of my supplies!!! amielessard @ Hotmail.com

Robin said...

Oh they are so cute...every Robin should have a set of bird stamps right? Here's hoping...thanks for the opportunity.

Sharon Hermens said...

Love your little chickadees. I really enjoy your blog. You are very inspirational.

Ariel said...

This stamp looks so sweet. I hope I will get one so that I can make lovely cards like yours.
Susan

Kaitlin Michelle said...

I love all you inspiration mondays!

Brie Hatton said...

I would love to win theses precious stamps! Integration Monday is amazing! Brielee13@gmail.com

Karen O'Reilly said...

I LOVE these Little Guys!!! They are at the top of my list of stamps to get. To win them would be even better.
oreillykama@gmail.com

becky said...

just love the those little chickadees! thanks for the give away.
Becky
columbis @ gmail . com

Carol Harris said...

I too love the little Chickadees!! I found your blog about a month ago via a Pinterest link and have been reading from the beginning. Your art work & blog have been quite the inspiration for me. I have to thank you for sharing your work & life. : )

Linda Kittmer said...

Congratulations Lori. Those little birds are adorable!

woodandfabric said...

Oh my! These are so cute! Such a great giveaway!
Michelle

Jessica said...

These are just adorable!!!! I absolutely love the water colored one! Super cute!!! :)

Lori said...

Your stamps are so charming, winning a set would be amazing! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

KarenO said...

Your chickadees are one of my favourites too! Just LOVE your work Lori, thanks! :)

Karen said...

love love love these Lori. Thank you for the chance to win :)

Colleen said...

I'd love an opportunity to win your cute stamps! Pick me! :)

Hui said...

Elvie,

Thank you for all the inspirations you bring to me. I'm a big fan of you. I have been gone through all of your posts from no. 1 to this stamp give- away. I got the wall notebook. I got all tools you are using. I can now make my own stamp!

thank you and all my best to you.

Hui

Sandy Guderyon said...

Hi Lori, I remember when I first saw the Chickadees on your blog and I drew them, eventually painting them in watercolor on canvas for my office! Thank you so much for sharing with us!
Sandy

Sandy Guderyon said...

Hi Lori, I remember the chickadees and hav edrawn and painted them!

Alhambra Club said...

I love reading your blog, you are so creative. These little birds are just adorable. Keeping my fingers crossed.

Denise Bryant said...

Love this darling stamp set! It is definitely at the top of my wish list! I'm new to your blog, and looking forward to checking it out!

Kathy said...

Tweet! Tweet! They're too sweet! Please enter me in :)
<3 Kathy
kmickus@clear.net

Reticula said...

Your little birds are adorable. I would love to win them.

Gilu J said...

Those chickees are cute. Thank you for the chance to win.

Tena said...

I love following your blog. These birds are adorable!

tenalee_5@yahoo.com

Mique said...

Amazing how a stamp can make a difference. I just learned how to use stamps, a lot from this blog is a lesson to me! Thank you from Holland! Mique

karenelr said...

Oh, I just love your artwork and creativity--I adore your stamps, too! Thanks for sharing!

Bernardine said...

It's not a big effort to stop at your "little blog" occasionally :-)
The birdies are sweet!

Sandi said...

Lori, just adorable, hugs

nancy said...

I am sooo excited that I have found your site. I absolutely love your art and inspirations! I have a dear friend, who is short and blonde, and looks like a little chick, so all of her life, her family and friends have called her "Chick" or "Chicklee". I would love to present her with the chick stamp set. Can't wait to be inspired by more of your art! Thank you! Nancy, Scrapbskt@comcast.net

lindainyukon said...

Really enjoyed the Chickadees!

tipsygirl said...

you consistently inspire me - thank you for that!
haytammy@gmail.com

HollyS said...

What a creative way to use a bird stamp. LOVE IT!!

lisa_crofts said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Lisahaigh@hotmail.con

Wild Sage Lampwork said...

Love your little chickies and your blog... Lots of inspiration!

Anonymous said...

they are so sweet
sweet enough to make lots of projest with them

many greetings Nicole dekkers from the Netherlands
nicolevb@dse.nl

bryansgyrl said...

You are such an inspiration to me! I would love to win these sweet little chickadee stamps! <3

Julie Corrigan said...

Love the birdies and how you watercolor them! So much to be learned from you!

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness, I had fallen in love with a picture of the long legged chickadee 6 months ago on Pinterest -- I didn't connect the dots that you designed it! Now it's a stamp, double like!!!! I would love to win this drawing it is just the cutest set!
Kelly
kmayo@hotmail.com

scrapncathy said...

I love visiting your colorful inspirational blog.... Your art is beautiful. I am envious of your talent. Thank you for the chance to win this darling stamp set!

Anne said...

Oh, I love them so much. They always make me smile! What a great opportunity.

ellie said...

i want to win those ridiculously adorable chickpeas! how did i not see the chicks before???? love it! you rock! thanks for the cool give away!

Linda . J said...

Congratulations on your beautiful stamps.
Hugs Linda

breaking4coffee said...

Love the chicks. You inspire me every week!

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

I had a friend of my Dad's that used to pinch my cheek and call me his "Little Chickadee"..I loved that nickname! I would love to have this set and I promises to take care if it and love it for ever and ever amen!

Terri Richardson said...

You should be proud. They are sweet little birdies.
Scrufydawg@aol.com

aileen (mum) said...

Cute as card, love the birds and your two tone colouring. Thanks for howing how you do the colour then the stamping.

Diane J. Evans said...

Thanks for the giveaway -- would LOVE to win one of these sets.

Diane

artquiltsbydiane@gmail.com

cghundley said...

Very cute and interesting
card. The chickidees are
cute and I'd love to win
them! Thanks for the chance.
Carla from Utah

ellee said...

These little chickies are the cutest! Thanks for the chance to win a set.

Bonafyde said...

Omg cuteness overload! I would love to win them, thanks for the chance!

Moosisk said...

I just LOVE these adorable little chickadees! Your card just makes them SO sweet. Thanks for the inspiration AND chance to win a set of my own. :D
Janet
moosisk@hotmail.com

Marcia said...

Darling! Thanks for sharing :)

Marjanne said...

Oooh,love those stamps!
Thank you for all the inspiration you share with us and for the chance to win the stamp set.

(email address via my blogger page)

Trisha said...

Super cute!

mrscuddlytiger said...

LOVE, LOVE LOVE your card! Thanks for the chance to win the stamps!

Kelly Larson said...

Suh-weet!

MB Isaac said...

very cute little chickie :)

Ann said...

Oohhh, these are so stinkin' cute! Thanks for the giveaway, Lori!

Sue said...

Cute as can be! Please count me in: sue@cthing.com. Thanks!

Carol said...

So Cute! What a cool thing to give them away!

Giggles said...

Those are adorable!

Carolt said...

Having these stamps would be like sharing my art space with you. How cool is that!

Jennifer said...

Love these little guys!!! So happy for you that they're now stamps. Yay! :)

Iris said...

The chickadees are so cute - love the long legs. isoscia@aol.com

Patty S said...

Hi Lori!
Congratulations on the stamp sets! Very nice!!!!!!! I'm so happy for you. Your work is so whimsical and fun and it's neat to see it all *official* on stamps! xoxoxo

Katie said...

I love technique tuesday and I am so glad to see your stamps there. I love this Chickadees set, probably my favorite other that the Simplify set. Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Tif said...

Am I in time?? Please enter me in the drawing. I love your little chickies!!
---Tif

Anonymous said...

Super cuteness
Debbie
Debsstamppad@gmail.com

Amanda Quaintance said...

Chirp, chirp! This little birdy was stopping by to see who won the stamps, and I realized my comment from a few days ago never came through! Look at the time! I must race with the clock for my chance to win! Thanks, Lori, and congrats for your awesome stamps. Thanks for the chance to win them!

Beedeebabee said...

How adorable your chick stamps are! I just love them...and that card you created too! So happy for you Sweet Girl! xoxo

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