Monday, October 31, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/31/11

Happy 2012, Year of the Dragon! This gorgeous blue-green dragon with yellow fins against a purple sky & fluffy clouds was created by Diana Liu. She also used a pretty blue border with the Chinese character of the dragon pattern.

You can visit Diana's card store, Dai Dai's Studio, to see more of her very impressive and beautiful artwork.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/30/11

This pretty template Christmas card was created by Barbara Schreiber. Add your name to the front and your text to the inside and this card becomes a unique, one of a kind card. This patriotic custom-personalized Christmas card features an ornament, stars & the colors red, white and blue. A stylish way to send Christmas wishes, American style!

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

Saturday, October 29, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/29/11

Invite all your friends and family to your party with this cute and sweet Superhero card by Ankepanke. Her artistic style has an adorable appeal to it.

You can visit Ankepanke's store to see more of her charming cards and say 'hi' to her.

Friday, October 28, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/28/11 (Finally!)

Finally, a new Greeting Card Universe Design of the Day! This is a very pretty word wreath and bow by Erin Barclay to say "Happy Holidays!"

You can visit Erin's store, Relish Life Designs, and see more of her fun cards or send her a message.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/21/11 thru 10/27/11

No new Design of the Day picks for Oct 21 - 27 because GCU is still having technical difficulties.  :-(  Hopefully they will return soon.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/20/11

Greeting Card Universe is making some major changes on their website, so they didn't have a design of the day today.  :-(

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/19/11

This poignant "Happy Birthday to My Grandpa" design is by Robin Chaffin, and is a wonderful card for a granddaughter to give to her grandpa.

You can see more of Robin's lovely designs at her store, Ricky Creations, or leave her a message.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/18/11

Today's funny pick shows a very excited dog who is thrilled about your birthday; and this cute illustration was created by Lisa Crisafi.

You can visit Lisa's Nest to Nest Greetings Store to enjoiy more of her humor.

Monday, October 17, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/17/11

Today's selection is by Gerda Steiner. It's a cute, whimsical mouse carrying a big cake with a candle over his head, while lots of confetti is flying through the air. The perfect birthday card for anyone.

You can visit Gerda's Send2Smiles store and see more of her adorable card creations.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/16/11

Today's Design of the Day by Maria Dryfhout is a funny rural vintage gas pump used as a clever visual representation to express happy retirement wishes.

You can visit Maria's Clic-A-Pic greeting card store to see more of her wonderful cards.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/15/11

Today's witty and original selection by Cherie is a Men's Outhouse illustration, digitally created. It's a funny design for congratulations on a home remodeling project. This card has a custom front and you can change the text or delete it! Add your own text inside if you wish, too.

You can visit Cherie's Art Card Store and see more of her beautiful digital artwork.

Friday, October 14, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/14/11

This sweet "Star Angel" by Molly Harrison using acrylics and digital illustation is today's design selection. It's adorable and pretty, and it's ideal to express joy and peace to loved ones this Christmas.

You can visit Molly's Card Store to see more of her lovely art.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/13/11

Today's Design of the Day is a perfect example of fine art at its best. The cottage with its inviting blue door is an exquisite backdrop for the charming rose garden that surrounds it. It was beautifully painted by Joanne Robinson.

You can see more of Joanne's lovely art at her store, Robinson Art, or post her a message.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/12/11

Today's design selection is a Hanukkah Greeting Card by Tessa Hall. This simple yet tasteful card is perfect to brighten someone's day during the Festival of Lights.

You can visit Tessa's store, Cartes de Couleur, to see more of her lovely artwork or say 'hello' to her.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/11/11

This sweet Christmas ornament on a wood grain background is today's Design of the Day. It was created by Didou, a skilled artist from France.

You can visit her store, Color and Fantasy, to see more of her charming work and or leave her a message.

Monday, October 10, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/10/11

What a nice job of decorating his tail like a Christmas tree! This long-haired white cat is wearing a gold treetop star, and Christmas tree ornaments in many bright colors. Say "Ho! Ho! Ho!" to a cat-lover, your veterinarian, your groomer, your pet sitter, or anyone with this humorous card. It's sure to make them smile!

Today's Clever Kitty design is by Will Davis Studios, which you can visit to view their other neat cards or leave a comment.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/09/11

This beautifully scenic sympathy card conveys sincere comfort and peace during a difficult time of loss. The photo is by Scott Liddell, and the verse is by Emily Roesly.

You can visit Emily's Imagery Card Store to see more exquisite cards, or leave her a comment.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/08/11

This fun Design of the Day is by Corrie Kuipers. Caroling fingerprint doodle snowmen in a winter landscape are surrounded by a subway art inspired word cloud arrangement of Christmas song titles and carols with holly and musical note accents. A very festive way to send your best holiday wishes to your godmother!

You can enjoy much, much more from the Wonderful World of Corrie Kuipers at her CorrieWeb Store.

Friday, October 7, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/07/11

This beautiful Gong Xi Fa Cai &
Happy Chinese New Year card was hand drawn by Annielim.

You can visit the Annielim Design Card Store to see more of her stunning Malaysian artwork, or to post her a message.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/06/11

This colorful Wee Faery and Butterfly Birthday Card design was created by Robin Pushe'e. She has a wonderful way of bringing her fantasy artwork to life.

You can visit Robin's store, The Coloring Book Collection, to see more of her charmingly beautiful cards.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/05/11

This lovely pastel painting of a path through the woods with the scripture from the 23rd Psalm was created by Harriett Masterson. This is the perfect thank you card for your Pastor during Pastor Appreciation Month.

You can visit Harriet's store and see more of her inspirational work or post a note for her.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/04/11

Today's beautiful Christmas Gift photo card is by Trudy Wilkerson. Some of the effects on her cards have been digitally designed to create a more realistic affect - sometimes they may be incorporated into actual photos.

You can see more of Trudy's lovely cards by visiting her store, Trudy's Impressions.

Monday, October 3, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/03/11

Today's Design of the Day was created by me, Cindy Johns! :) It's an abstract card which profoundly expresses hope, inspiration, and wanting to spend more time with someone near and dear who's dealing with cancer. Send this card that is uniquely encouraging--in a metaphysical sense--to a loved one diagnosed with the disease. Pictured is a pink ribbon-like silhouette woman spinning among prisms and hearts (I'd also like to say 'thank you' to Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic strip, because I got the idea for this card from one of his awesome comics).

You can visit my GCU store, "I Love Cuttables", and see some of my other cards...or send me a message. :)

Sunday, October 2, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/02/11

"Let's grab a cuppa joe!" This cute design was created by Melinda Dalke. Nothing says 'Daily Special' like a clever cuppa crow. ;)

You can visit Melinda's store and browse through her other precious animal greeting cards, or drop her a line.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

GCU Design of the Day 10/01/11

Today's purrrrty design is by Sharon Fernleaf. Celebrate a birthday with this cute cartoon cats design. Happy Birthday, or Happy Purrday for your favorite animal lover, pet person, or kitten lover.

Visit Sharon's store, Blessing Art Cards, to see more of her adorable designs, or post a message to her.