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. :)