Wednesday, May 2, 2012

CMC 's Design Team Has a BIG Secret!

Oh Oh ...   Someone is another yearl older!!!

The Color Me Creative Design Team has a SECRET!!!  
We have a BIRTHDAY BLOG HOP for our fearless leader, and special friend,  Suzanne Dean!   
She is celebrating her 
21st birthday 
and we all know how special THAT birthday is!   

Help us in wishing her a very Happy Birthday by joining in and hop, hop, hopping along with us as  each of her Design Team members take their turn remembering the special things that she loves and of course, taking a little liberty to "ROAST" - OOPS - I meant "TOAST"! her  :D

Many of you probably already know Suzanne, but for those who haven't had the pleasure of meeting this wonderful woman, Suzanne is the owner/creator of Color Me Creative.   Each of us decided it would be fun to remember Suzanne today in "typical Suzanne" style!  Our creations will either help remember a "funny travel moment" with Suzanne or... share a secret about Suzanne.  Ha!!!  Bet she didn't see this coming!!! LOL
Here is what I created today....

Created using Suzanne's Class 5 Tutorial on "Rust"
Not even rust keeps this gal down!

Suzanne created  five  comprehensive and fabulous on-line classes for all those Copic-Lovers at Color Me Creative.  That is how I got started with Copic alcohol ink markers!   In addition, she also coordinated many other classes that are available through her site for coloring those cute little Magnolia images,  using distress inks, coloring with colored  pencils and more!  


Being "On The Road" is one of her all time "FAV"  activities.  She enjoys this so much that she  used that name for her "On The Road" Copic classes.   
Although I have taken ALL (yes all) of Suzanne's  on-line classes,  I also attended her Basic and Intermediate/Advanced classes - On The Road when she was in San Jose, California.   Trust me - She is just amazing and I learned so much.  I am totally impressed with Suzanne as an instructor and as a person!   I feel honored for the opportunity to know her and call her friend!   She is fab-u-lo-so!
 And getting more fabluloso every year!!!!:D   Yes, zzzzzzz's  getting older!   LOL

Close up of Suzanne On The Road !

Check out her  On The Road schedule.   I think she is on her way to a location near you NOW!

Upcoming Locations:

Baltimore, MD (craft retreat weekend) May 19th - 21st

Montreal Canada - May 2012

Connecticut - June 2012

For more fun hop on over to the rest of the Design Team blogs to see what secrets they are sharing about Suzanne!    The next stop on the list will be  Ruby's.  You will find the link below   
But do not forget to stop by Suzanne's blog to send her some special love on her 21ST!   

Happy Birthday Suzanne!   
Hope you enjoy your special day and remember
We Love You!  

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  1. THAT IS just AMAZING!! your coloring is jist out of this world Marie and that is an excellent depiction of our Suzanne alright!

  2. What a great card Marie. You have done an awesome coloring job on this great card for Suzanne. I know she will love it.

  3. WOW! marie this is Awesome! love the colors:-) and this is a perfect "Suzanne" moment hehe

  4. WOW! Your card is AEWSOME! I love how you have coloured the image! Amazing!
    I saw your card on MIM =)
    (I am #177)

  5. Fantastic job GF. Your coloring is stunning you aced the bike. All so wanted to tell you I love your card for the Outlawz Anne told me the other day thay she is still trying to keep you she loves your work and I want to keep you also. Did you hear from CHA??? I did... We need to talk let me know when you have time off.

  6. Great job, Marie!!!! LOVE it and it definitely looks like her! LOL Love the "rust" effect you added... I still haven't tried that yet. Thanks for participating and for the idea!! You rock!

  7. wow Marie,
    You have done an amazing card. Fantastic job on the colouring.

  8. Wowzer marie! Now This is a fast lane for sure just like Su! LOL
    Great work GF!xo

  9. Wow that is fab Marie and yes I do like to go fast hahahaha...I try hard not to take others out while doing so LOL! Beautiful coloring, the image is fantastic and thank you soooo very much for the beautiful comments, I appreciate them so much. And thanks for always being such a lovely friend and so supportive means a lot. And oh yeah that kitty is ADORABLE LOL!


  10. Lol Marie, you got that right, she loves fast. Fab, fab card.

  11. Fabulous image, and your colouring is amazing..perfect.

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

  12. I bet Suzanne was thrilled when she saw your amazing card! Thanks for sharing it with the Ladybugs this time,Julie.x

  13. Oh wow Marie this is stunning!! You did amazing job on the rust, Suzanne is going to love it.

  14. This is just fabulous Marie, absolutely gorgeous!!! I want to colour like you when I grow up lol. Wonderful! I love your little cat too, sooooo cute!!

  15. Hi, Marie! As a Harley rider I love this card! Fabulous coloring and design!
    Cyber hug,

  16. Awesome card, Marie. Suzanne is lucky to have all you gals help her celebrate her Birthday...LOL She is an extraordinary lady.
    Cathy Lee

  17. Oh Marie this is so Suzanne. Your card is awesome. Love the use of the "rust" technique on your card.


  18. Great card Marie. Love your coloring.

  19. WOW fantastic rust Marie, love it

  20. Absolutely fantastic card! Your coloring is SUPER! Would love to know the color combo on that rust:0)

    Thanks for playing along this week with us at KKKG.


    Last day to enter into my KK candy; please hop over to my blog to take a look:0)

  21. Fabulous image, beautiful colouring. Have a good weekend.
    Shirley xx

  22. Fab card, love the colours. Thanks for joining us at LCI this fortnight......

  23. This is sooo Suzanne... great card and love the "rust" technique... very cool!! xxx Ann Marie

  24. STUNNING card and image..Love the colouring Marie..Loz


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