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Friday, September 25, 2015

CardMaker Magazine BLOG HOP:

TGIF STAMPING FRIENDS!! We've been waiting for today for awhile...WELCOME to the and CardMaker Magazine Showcase Blog Hop!  If you have arrived here from Jennie Harper's blog, you are in the right place. Remember, if you leave a comment on each stop along the hop, you will be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to!

[This is my SECOND POST today. Scroll down for my Simply Papercraft Challenge inspiration]

I hope you've been inspired by the projects you've seen so far along the hop. You're almost to the end so let's finish strong! My card today uses one of my FAVORITE new sets (well, my favorite that is not a Brentwood Owl stamp at least!). It's called "Love is a Big Deal".

What do you think? This card is fairly CAS, which is a surprisingly hard concept for me. I created it using watercolor paper. I inked the stamp with my old Stampin' Up! water-based markers so I could make each letter a different color. Then I spritzed water on the stamp and the paper and let it bleed. Once it was dry I over-stamped it with black and drew in the base line. I really, REALLY like this image, so I wanted it to speak for itself. I used some Lawn Fawn dies to create the layered look at the top with different scraps of coordinating cardstock and then mounted the entire panel on a half sheet of watercolor paper (using foam tape between layers) so that the base of the card matched the image panel in texture and weight.

Your next stop on this amazing project showcase is Gini Williams Cagle. I hope you're having a fantastic time sharing in our blog hop, and remember to comment on each post for your chance to WIN!! This is a huge prize...good luck to you all! I hope to see you again very soon. :) You can "like" on Facebook here. We'd love to see what you make with our stamps!


Sweet Stamps - September: AG (unlimited)

Creative Fingers - #94: AG (1 of 3)
Jo's Scrap Shack - #107: AG (1 of 3)
The Stamping Boutique - #67: No Designer Paper (1 of 3)
Creative Craft Cottage - #48: AG (1 of 3)
Sassy Studios - #300: AG (3 of 3)
Artistic Inspirations - #140: AG (unlimited)
Inspiration Destination - #52: AG (unlimited)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - #18: AG (3 of 3)
Love to Scrap - #62: AG (3 of 3)
613 Avenue Create - #142: AG (3 of 3)
Fashionable Stamping - #103: Words (2 of 3)
House of Cards - September: Stitch it Up
Simon Says Stamp - Wednesday: No Designer paper (1 of 5)
Crafting With Friends - #7: AG (2 of 3)

26 people made my day!:

Brooke said...

Beautiful color palette! Thanks for being a part of the hop!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Love the mostly white look of this card, with those splashes of LOVE'ly color. GREAT design!

jcobb said...

Love the colors in your rainbow! Beautiful design!

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous card Ginny x

Unknown said...

What a fabulous color combination!
Happy and cheerful,
and FUN!

Unknown said...

First off Jennifer - I LOVE the name of your blog. Second, this card is so pretty it could be framed! Thank you for giving details on your stamping, colouring, and spritzing techniques. I am going to try this today! Thank you for sharing!

Heather said...

The sequins were the perfect touch. I love how the colors just "pop."

kittykat3308 said...

Just beautiful


kReN said...

This is such a versatile stamp and could be used for so many things. It's definitely a keeper! Thanks for sharing your creativitiy and for a chance to win a wonderful prize!

Unknown said...

Love this card. Simple

sharon said...

Love the colors.

Mynn xx said...

LOVE this! The layered stitching is absolutely awesome! The bright colors are fab, too! Thank you so much for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Donna said...

Beautiful card! I like your watercolor, that versatile stitched die and the way you overlapped your sequins. Glad you joined us at House of Cards. Donna T. HOC DT

Virginia L. said...

BEAUTIFUL!! Love the watercolor inked background! The design is FAB! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “No Design Paper” Challenge!

AO Creations said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Love to Scrap, good luck!!! Amy DT

Becca Yahrling said...

This is just darling! Love the design & the happy colors.

Linda said...

OMG! Gorgeous. I love the simplicity, yet elegance of this card. The rainblow is fantastc! i love the stamp, may need to add it to my must have list! Thanks for jpining us at The Stamping Boutique


Fabulous card Jennifer thank you for joining us over on Inspiration Destination
Dianne x

Donna Nuce said...

Hi Jennifer! I love your beautiful stitched raibow colored layers on the card. Thanks so much for joining us at the House of Cards challenge blog!

Sherry said...

Love The Colors Thanxx For Playing With Us At Lil Patch
Sherry Dt

Toni said...

I'm a CAS girl myself so I love this! very happy colors!


Joyce Tompkins said...

I love how you created the bleed on the stamp, a very beautiful technique. Thanks for joining Fun~day Friday at Jo's Scrap Shack.

Jo said...

Love this, gorgeous colours. Thanks for joining us over at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends this time & good luck!
hugs Jo x

Unknown said...

Sweet CAS Card!

Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Best of luck with your entry!
Tammy DT

Helen said...

Great design and mix of colours - love it!

Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage.

Helen x

Shirley said...

Brilliant design on your card.

Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

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