Saturday, March 3, 2018

Getting to know the 2018 Ellen Hutson Design Team



I am so honored to become part of the Ellen Hutson, LLC Team of Designers!  a dream come true for this Michigan girl - you must know by now how much I love this company!  Today, we are hopping to introduce you to our 2018 Team, to show you a bit of our own style, share some inside info, and get to know each other better, too!  You should have arrived here from the gorgeous Lydia Evans!

Even as a seasoned card maker, I enjoy learning tricks, and tips from others ... SO much to learn from this fabulous team - both returning, and new!  My favorite tip so far is learning more about photographing our cards - I'm never quite sure how my photo will look from your end!

I should probably show you my card!  Ta DAAA ... my premier design - using none other than my favorite EBE set: 12 Days!  Of course, you know that I'd add a bit of my own sense of humor, right? 

   ... our hearts lead us, and dinner is served!
 
Carly asked each of us to answer these questions:

      • Coffee or tea?  Coffee, please - I started drinking a very milky version at age 4 with my Dad!

      • How did you come up with your blog name?  HA!  It is silly, isn't it?  My pun on signage we see here in the States where alcohol is sold.  Me? I don't care how old you are: I CARD EVERYONE!
      • Tell us one silly/random/interesting tidbit about yourself!  EVERYTHING about me is silly!  so one random thing:  I live very near Lake Michigan, and cannot swim, or float!
Well, thank you for stopping by ... and for your support, always - it truly means the world to me.

Thank you, Ellen, for entrusting me with your fabulous company brand... now, off you go to visit the oh-so-talented Sandy Allnock!

=]  Michele


Supporting supplies:

Catherine Pooler Designs dies: Ovals and Flowers
Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Speech Bubbles
Flora and Fauna:  Happy Place - that cute little worm!
Winnie & Walter: Noelle's Cutaways
Neenah #110 Solar White card stock - for card base
EBE Modern Graphics paper for front panel
Sentiments are my own, and are printed from my PC ... a bit of Glossy Accents added to highlight them, and my little French chick's beret, beard? and dinner.

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39 comments:

Ardyth said...

Ah, Michele - so happy to be on this adventure with you, my friend! Your punny sentiments and clean style always make me smile!

Julia Stainton said...

Absolutely adorable! I love how you've taken the 12 Days set and used it non-holiday style! So great to be with you on the EH team!!!

Nora N. said...

Oh my goodness!! this is too CUTE!! Congratulations on being part of Ellen Hutson's team!! I am so happy for you!!

Cat Craig said...

Congrats on making the team and that is the perfect for you to introduce yourself. Hugs.

Joy Meadows said...

Congratulations, Michele! Love your style and your sense of humor. This card makes me smile.

donna mikasa said...

Ellen couldn't have snagged a better ambassador than YOU! So happy for you my friend, and I can't wait to see all of your punny, creative projects!

Laurel Beard said...

Lovely!!! Just lovely! And I love that you can't swim or float but live on the lake! That's hilarious.

Emily Midgett said...

Michele! You are so funny! I have ALWAYS loved your blog/IG name. So clever!!! Your card is so darn cute. So very excited to be teammates!! Hugs lady!

Nancy R. said...

I love your clever and fun cards, Michele. Congratulations on your well deserved place on the EH team!

Bobby said...

You've always used their signature stamps in a fun and clever way, Michele. It's like this team was meant for you.

Dee Earnshaw said...

sweet card and great sentiment:)

Virginia Lu said...

HUGE congrats to you, Michele! I am a fan of yours and am so happy for your new DT spot!! ps: thanks for the lovely card in the snail mail. My daughter is hoarding it right now.

happyscrap said...

A card maker with a sense of humor! Thank you for the cute card that brings a smile to everyone!

Barb Ghig said...

CONGRATS on your big debut with the EH Design Team, Michele...you are so deserving, and Ellen is very fortunate to have you!

I really adore your card...it expresses your style and personality perfectly...Clean, Simple and Thoughtful with a touch of humor that you're famous for (not to mention finished on the inside)! I also love how you added a touch of color to this card...so clever and truly perfect!

It was fun learning a bit more about you, too! I know you are going to be an asset to the team, and I wish you much success as you go forward! Sending great big hugs your way...Barb xx

Sharon Perehudoff said...

Such a cute card, thank you for sharing.

Carolyn Peeler said...

Thrilled to be on the team with you this year Michele!

Lindsey said...

Yay! This is such a perfect fit for you! Can not swim or float...still chuckling about that.

Barbara said...

Cute card and I'm loving this blog hop!

Jeanne said...

Fun and funny (punny)!

Lisa - papergrace said...

You have the BEST sense of humor, Michele!! And I love that it exudes everywhere. Your card is fun (and punny), yet executed beautifully. I'm so super excited to be on the EH team with you. ♥

nancy littrell said...

A Huge Congratulations, Michele and such a deserving honor. my friend. You are so talented and always have such a beautiful and fun twist on your CAS card designs. I had so much fun reading the questions and your silly answers. Your card and your answers made me chuckle:-) TFS both. Hugs..

Dana M said...

Fantastic! Congratulations Michele!

Papercraft Boutique said...

Congratulations on joining the Ellen Hutson's team, Michele! I'm so happy for you and EH is lucky to have you on her team!
This is totally a "it's you" card and I love that you layered the green speech bubble underneath. (And you used the same green for the worm and the beret.) Looking forward to many more of your punny cards! Hideko xx

Teresa Doyle said...

What a great card design Michele, I love it!
(I can't swim or float either! LOL)

Kittie said...

Michele, I love your clean and simple white background and how you used the frame. I love using frames on my cards as well. This is so cute. I am so happy to be working with you on the Ellen Hutson team. We have such a talented group of designers and it is so fun to see all the different paper crafting styles.

Jeanne said...

Happy and heartfelt congratulations to you on becoming an ambassador for Ellen Hudson! Couldn't happen to a more deserving and talented crafter. Adore your card. It is perfection. So punny and so you! Thanks for sharing the bits about yourself, too. It's great getting to know you a bit better. Have a marvelous time on the team. I look forward to seeing more of your wonderful creations! Big, happy hugs!

lynda said...

This is such a cute card. Love the way you've layered those oval dies. And that chicken...too cute.

lostinpaper said...

eeeek! How exciting to be together here on this team, teamie! You are a true inspiration and we are going to have a blast!!!

TaeEun said...

Huge Congratulations on being in such an amazing team, Michele!!! So happy for you! And your fabulous debut card is just you even without any gray on it :) !

Lisa Elton said...

Congratulations once again my sweet amazingly talented friend, you deserve this DT spot!! I do love it so when you use this little beret sporting feathered friend. Another delightful card!

shirley-bee said...

Huge congratulations on your well-deserved DT spot, Michele! Your cards are always so well-executed, with a punny twist. Great fun!

Carly Tee Minner said...

I am so thankful to know you and so thankful for all of the kindness you sprinkle like confetti! Thank you for being a part of this team!!!

Kelly Griglione said...

Michele, you are such a tease with your "M" name and being almost at the end of the hop! But I made it!! Always love that you pay attention to the inside of the card, because at the end of that day, that's what really matters, right? What we wish for our recipient. Could not be more thrilled to be on this team with you. What a crazy adventure we are about to start!! xoxo, Kelly

Linda Callahan said...

So exciting......you are such a talented gal and will be a fabulous addition to the team! And I am so glad you decided to card everyone......

Jennifer said...

This is awesome! I love your design - can't wait to see more!

Anita in France said...

Always knew you were destined for greatness, Michele ... huge congratulations again on becoming one of Ellen's Design Ambassadors ... she and the team there are so lucky to have you! Loved your little Q&A session ... so fun ... and of course you know I'm going to love your adorable French hen ... especially when she's so adorably and pun-ily showcased! Hugs, my friend, Anita :)

K . Shuster said...

Congrats on being part of Ellen Hutson's DT! Super cute card.

Sharron said...

Big congrats on continuing on this great team! Loved seeing your answers to the questions. Glad to know the source of your blog name. And also glad to know someone else who doesn't swim! Your card is fabulous and so you. That set has really become your signature set--so perfect with your punny sentiments!

Julie Ebersole said...

OMG, why do you always have to be so gosh darn clever???!!! Cracks me! You execute your designs so spot on every single time! Thrilled to be working with you on the EH Ambassadors Team, chica! P.S. Your blog name is the BESTEST!!! AND, you need swimming lessons. You worry me, living near a lake and all...