Saturday, December 31, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/31/11

Such an adorable card to end 2011 with. This cute Thumb Bunny Valentine card was created by Jenny Fenlason, and is perfect for young and old alike to send Valentine's Day wishes.

You can visit Jenny's GCU store, Jen Gogh Designs, to see more of her clever work and say "hi!"

Friday, December 30, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/30/11

This Christmas hot tub with cozy marshmallows designed by Hannah Creative is a smart, eye-catching card filled with clever cuteness and a comforting cup of cocoa.

You can visit Hannah Creative to see her other fun, bold, colorful illustrations that have a twist of irony and humor.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/29/11

Today's funny selection is an absolutely delightful Valentine's Day card by Lisa Crisafi. She does some humorous word-play on getting physical (or in this case, getting physicals!)--making it the perfect Valentine to give to your health-conscious (and fun-loving) significant other. :)

You can visit Lisa's store, Nest to Nest Greetings, to see more of her great designs.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/28/11

This sweet Lily-of-the-Valley Birthday card by Ruth Logsdon is a wonderful way to offer best wishes to someone whose birthday is in May.

You can see more of Ruth's awesome work at her Military Life's Moments Cards Store.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/27/11

Today's design by Elaine Plesser is an adorable skating hound dog wearing a fun, colorful scarf, and it is the perfect card to invite friends and family to an ice skating party.

You can see other great artworks at Elaine's store, Digital Reality Cards

Monday, December 26, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/26/2011

Lion and Lamb are here to say thanks to someone for their generous Christmas gift. Today's darling design by Christie Black, does indeed, express gratitude quite delightfully.

You can visit Christie's online greeting card store, Creations from the Heart, to see many more beloved Lion and Lamb cards.

Sunday, December 25, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/25/2011

MERRY CHRISTMAS! (no new design of the day today)

GCU Design of the Day 12/24/11

Today's design by Pamela Jorgensen is in remembrance of those that sacrificed. A beautiful patriotic Christmas card for families of our fallen heroes featuring white christmas trees in silhouette against a backdrop of the American Flag.

You can visit Pamela's store, Pam J Arts, to see many more lovely designs.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/22/11

Today's witty Love-Sick Valentine card is a very funny design created by Jenn Inashvili who has been happily doodling almost all of her life.

You can see more of Jenn's clever cartoon humor at her greeting card store, Jenn's Cartoons.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/21/11

This lovely contemporary holiday Thank You card by Doreen Erhardt has a beautiful red, silver and black Christmas wreath, with a soft gift background; and was made to add your personalization and photo for a unique way to thank someone for a gift or invite during the holiday season.

You can visit Doreen's Salon of Art Greetings to see hundreds and hundreds of exquisite designs.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

GCU Design of the Day for 12/20/11

Today's adorable "Hippity Hop Birthday Cupcake for a Teacher" card was painted by Judith Cheng and illustrates a cute bunny in a lovely garden filled with lively butterflies and sweet pansy cupcakes.

You can visit Judith's online greeting card store, Painted Cottage, to see many more beautifully painted artworks.

Monday, December 19, 2011

GCU Design of the Day for 12/19/11

Today's elegantly simple Christmas card by Judy Cotrone-Ramirez shows the reason for the season: Baby Jesus. Celebrate the day that Love was born with this sweet card.

Visit Judy's store, Karma Cards by Judy to see more of her fabulous art.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/18/11

Today's card is a sweet, primitive, country-style piece by Free Spirit Designs. It's a cute, folksy, Christmas Magic Snowman card for Granddaughter and her Partner.

You can visit Free Spirit Designs to see more adorable artwork of this kind.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

GCU Design of the Day for 12/17/11

Today's pick is a beautiful sunset photographed by John Marelli and used for this gorgeous birthday card created by Alda Monteschio, and it is perfect for Grandpa's 66th.

You can see more of Alda's lovely and poetic works at her online store, Heart Tugs Paper Greeting Cards Personalized for You.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Gcu Design of the Day 12/16/11

Oh, this is such a sweet "Merry Christmas Grandparents" card by Lisa Crisafi. It portrays a pretty red cardinal on a snowy branch, and would be perfect for anyone to send to their own grandparents.

You can visit Lisa's store, Nest to Nest Greetings, to send her a message and enjoy more of cute cards.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

GCU Design of the Day for 12/15/11

A vintage timepiece is embellished with poinsettias, pinecones, ornaments, snowflakes and bubbles in this exquisite design by Renae Frankz. Ring in 2012 with style by inserting your favorite photo and sending this lovely New Year's card to your family and friends.

You can see 100's of fun and expressive cards created by Renae at her online store, Frankz Paw Printz - Paper Greeting Cards Personalized For You.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/14/11

Today's stunning Christmas ornament design is by MarieBrizard Photography. The beautiful red decorations are ready to be placed on the tree and the colorful background is dazzling.

You can visit MarieBrizard Photography to send a message and say hello.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/13/11

This adorably soft-looking, joyful snowman was hand-painted by Pixel Bunneh; and who wouldn't instantly become a little more joyful upon receiving such a sweet card?

You can visit the store of Pixel Bunneh Designs to say hello and see additional delightful artwork.

Monday, December 12, 2011

GCU Design of the Day for 12/12/11

Let someone know they make your heart sing. A heart shaped kaleidoscope made with bars of music is the centerpiece for this beautiful card created by Stephanie Barrow. A G-cleft in the center of the kaleidoscope draws your attention with it's unique shape; and the red background really sets off the whole design.

You can enjoy more of Stephanie's lovely style at her Pixel Dust Greetings card store.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

GCU Design of the Day for 12/11/11

An Old English Sheepdog takes a moment to enjoy the peace and quiet of a winter evening in this delightful animal-lovers' holiday card created by Penny Cork. Designed for the groomer, this cute dog offers best wishes for the holiday season.

Visit Penny's corner of the greeting card universe at PC Creations to see her outstanding artistic style.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

GCU Design of the Day for 12/10/11

Send warm Christmas wishes to your friends & family with today's stylishly sweet design by Barbara Schreiber. This modern collage card featuring a snowflake, wreath, christmas tree, bell, stocking, holly, and ornament will delight the lucky recipient.

You can visit Barbara's Water Color Card Store to see more of her lovely art.

Friday, December 9, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/09/11

Today's darling design is by Annielim. It's to wish Merry Christmas to new grandparents; and what better way than with a sweet baby holding a star representing the newest star in their lives.

You can visit the Annielim Design Card Store to see more of her exquisite work.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/08/11

"Better Watch Out!" This clever Christmas Card by Jill Howarth is filled with fun and witty wishes. Who other than the all-knowing Santa Clause would think of filling the 'naughty' kids' stockings with fruitcake instead of coal! Those ornery kids will be overcome with a desire to be nice next year; but in the meantime, at least their pets will be content.

You can visit Jill's store, Shamelessy Cute Greetings, to see more of her shamelessly cute whimsy.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/07/11

Today's selection is a stunning "Merry Christmas Wishes to Dad & Partner" design by Jennifer Betty. This beautiful card displays an exquisite photo of sunshine from Aspen Colorado, shining down on evergreen trees atop the snowy hill. Photo used with permission from the collection of Tom Betty, Jennifer's father.

You can visit Jennifer's Heart to Art, Bringing Kindness to Life greeting card store to see many more of her wonderfully uplifting designs.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/06/11

This cute "Season's Greetings From a New Address" card by Kati Cheldelin features a fun snowman with pretty snow flakes in a bright wintery scene.

See more of Kati's lovely cards that celebrate life's meaningful moments at her store, Anura Design Studio.

Monday, December 5, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/05/11

Today's charmingly festive Christmas card for Dad and Partner, created by Beverly Turner, features a bold red ornament tied with a nice bow, hanging atop a neat seasonal design.

You can visit Toots' Card Store, to see more of Beverly's beautiful work.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/04/11

Today's clever design by LL Chan is a fun switch-a-roo that swaps a traditionally winter season's greetings theme with a spring-like theme: cute hopping rabbits with green Santa hats! Hoppy Holidays!

You can go say "howdy" to LL Chan at the EaselNut Card Store.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/03/11

This elegant Christmas card by Marilyn Tovey shows an oil painting of a Ballerina wearing a white ballet dress and practicing her graceful art. Snow flakes are delicately beginning to fall around her.

You can visit her store, Marilyn's SMarT Art Designs to see more of her beautiful designs or just say 'hi' to her.

Friday, December 2, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/02/11

This beautiful pink Christmas Blessings card was created by Debra Garrity. The precious polymer clay doll penguin that's pictured was hand sculpted by Debra. It's a very charming way to send greetings of the season to someone who's young at heart.

You can see more of Debra's cute polymer doll creations on her cards at her store, Cards by Garrity

Thursday, December 1, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 12/01/11

Merry Christmas from Napa Valley, California! These luscious grapes bring to mind some very fine wine. With bright colors and a delightful sentiment, this card by me, Cindy Johns, is a sweet way to send Season's Greetings from CA.

You can visit my store, I Love Cuttables, and see more of my unique style. :)

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/30/11

Today's card by Judy Cotrone-Ramirez is a delightful illustration of mistletoe hung very strategically for maximum results. A very clever and witty way to wish someone special an extremely happy holiday season. ;)

You can see more of her fun, karma-inspired creations at her store: Karma Cards by Judy.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/29/11

This lovely watercolor by Kay Murphy portrays an elegantly peaceful, snowy, mountain scene with a pretty cardinal enjoying the serenity--making this an ideal "Season's Greetings" card for anyone.

You can visit Kay Murphy's Card Store to leave her a message and see more of her lovely watercolor designs.

Monday, November 28, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/28/11

This cute Design of the Day card by Margaret Chayka of Culinary Greeting Cards shows a happy cow on ice skates, wearing a scarf, delivering milk bottles for the holidays. It's an ideal Merry Christmas card for farms, milk delivery, and other dairy foods vendors.

You can visit the Culinary Greeting Cards to see many more clever and cute cards like this one.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/27/11

This very funny "Money Enclosed" Christmas card, created by Mike Baldwin, will have the recipient rolling on the floor with laughter (and all the way to the bank, too!).

You can visit Mike's store, Cornered Greeting Cards, for lots more humor like this.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/26/11

This beautiful "Trees in Winter" Christmas card by LJ Maxx is specially designed for a daughter. It is quite elegant with its Watermelon pink backdrop for the soft snow and swirling black trees design.

You can visit LJ's store, LJ Maxx, A Heart for Art, to see more of her lovely artwork.

Friday, November 25, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/25/11

Today's design by Martina Ness is an adorable illustrated happy holidays card. Take a bite out of the holidays with this delicious-looking gingerbread man!

Visit the Martina Ness Card Store to see more of her jolly Christmas cards.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/24/11

Wish happiness and joy for a new baby boy with this darling card by Ruth Wickings. Such a cute baby boy surrounded by the things he'll be enjoying.

You can visit Ruth's store, Paper Play Designs, and say "hello" to her. :)

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/23/11

Set sail for a wonderful holiday season with this beautiful "Season's Greetings" card by Penny Cork that features a cruise ship and bright red poinsettias. Inspired by vintage travel posters, this lovely card is suitable for business, or anyone who loves ships and nostalgia!

You can visit Penny's greeting card store, PC Impressions, to see more of her exquisite work or leave her a message.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/22/11

Today's lovely, sweet "Season's Greetings" design is by Sharon Fernleaf. Celebrate the holidays with this simple greeting card featuring a Christmas tree strung with lights in a snowy landscape.

You can visit Sharon's store, Blessing Art Cards, to see more of her beautiful art.

Monday, November 21, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/21/11

Today’s vintage design by Patty Cimlov-Zahares uses a funny juxtaposition of a dog’s head on a nurse’s body, and a dog cone on the head of the patient (to prevent wound-licking) for some laugh-out-loud humor.

You can visit Patty’s store, CimZah Cards, to see more of her wickedly funny designs.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/20/11

Today's design by Diana Ting Delosh is an ink and watercolor illustration of a brown bear dressed in a cosy red sweater and hat, carrying a Christmas wreath, walking on a winter day.  What an excellent way to wish someone a Beary Merry Christmas!

Visit Diana's Cards to see more of her colorful creations or leave her a message.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/19/11

Today's whimsical design is by Laura J. Holman. It's a watercolor piece showing a cute impish elf and a clever baker snowman. They've prepared a surprise plate of cookies and milk for Santa, and a card from the elves themselves! It's a lovely winter scene that would be an ideal Christmas card for anybody.

You can visit Laura's greeting card store, The Art of Laura J Holman, to see more of her beautiful illustrations.

Friday, November 18, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/18/11

Today's Design of the Day by Bill Fleming is so adorable that I wish I could pick up that darling Santa with his tree and hug them both! It's a VERY cute Christmas card; perfect for sending Happy Holiday wishes to anyone!

Visit Bill's Smile Factory Greetings right now, because it will absolutely have you smiling in no time. :)

Thursday, November 17, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/17/11

Today's beautiful design by Studio Porto Sabbia is a stunning Christmas card featuring a written Christmas letter on snow-covered rose paper. It was created from an original Studio Porto Sabbia photo!

To see more festive holiday cards, visit Studio Porto Sabbia.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/16/11

Today's beautiful design by Jenn Inashvili is a cuddly Keeshond Christmas Card. It artistically wishes a loving, joyful, and peaceful Christmas; and would be the perfect holiday card for your favorite animal lover.

To see more of her cards or leave her a message visit her store, Jenn's Cartoons.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/15/11

Today's design by Sun At Night Studios is a Congratulations card featuring a West Highland Terrier wearing a graduation cap with a rolled diploma, and licking his chops as though he has just eaten something delicious.

Visit Sun At Night Studios to see some very fine cards or to leave a message.

Monday, November 14, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/14/11

Today's design by Lisa Charlton is charming and adorable. This clever holiday card features a Budgie Parrot Painting and a space for a business to place their logo or a photograph.

Visit Lisa's Cards from the heART store to see more of her loving animal cards.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/13/11

Today's vibrant design by Judy Cotrone-Ramirez is very eye catching. This card is a cute bridesmaid invitation in tropical colors.

You can visit Karma Cards by Judy to see more of her brightly colored art or leave her a comment.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/12/11

Today's design by Tessa Hall is a delightful birthday card specific to recipients whose birthday falls on Christmas.

You can visit Tessa's Cartes de Couleur Store where designs are bright, simplistic, colorful and customized.

Friday, November 11, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/11/11

Today's design by Theraisa K is a darling Santa decoration. The bright colors really put the card recipient in a festive mood.

You can visit Theraisa K Illustration's Card Store to see more of her colorful cards or leave her a message.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 11/10/11

Today's touching design by Barbara Schreiber is an encouragement card intended for a friend, family member or colleague/co-worker who has become redundant. It features a vintage illustration of a hot air balloon on a beautiful vintage map. With "losing your job can be like losing your direction" as the theme of the card.

You can visit Barbara's Water Color Card Store to see more of her heart-warming cards or leave her a message.