Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Giving Thanks Blog Hop


Hi All! Over at the STAMPlorations Blog we are celebrating Thanksgiving with a little blog hop hence we all made Thank You cards in one shape or another.


For my project, I worked with the Friends & Flowers and Balloons & Banners sets by Dee's Artsy Impressions. It is one of those cards that just want, to be made in a certain way despite my initial ideas for full out watercolouring.

I started off by stamping the cart in black archival ink on my linen effect base card. Next I stamped my sentiment ... that's when the clean, crisp look started to pop out at me asking me to add some clear gems and a touch of yellow (Crushed Curry) to the flowers plus the lovely wavy lines for grounding (re-purposed balloon strings).

Now how does this Mini Hop work:

  • leave a comment on all participating blogs to be entered in the prize draw, links to which can be found here on the STAMPlorations Blog
  • comment by Friday 27th November 11.55pm Pacific Time (that's GMT -8 which makes it Saturday 28th 7.55am)
  • the winner will be announced on Sunday 29th Novemer
  • prize: one 4x6 stamp set from the STAMPlorations Shop - winner's choice
That's it from me for today. Good Luck, Everyone!!!

hugs
Monika xxx

the sets used in my card, links are in the above text
preview-DAI-FriendsandFlowers preview-DAIBalloonsandBanners

26 comments:

  1. Awwww, I love this wagon and the umbrella in the set is so adorable too. I love that you just colored the flowers and nothing else, it's beautiful! Who doesn't love extra bling

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  2. I love the teensy bit of color on this CAS beauty, Monika! Cool use of the balloon strings!

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  3. Beautiful image and stunning CAS design!! I love this!!

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  4. I love the layout design of your card! Turned out great! Thank you for sharing!

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  5. What a great way to put two stamp sets together! Love the clean look of your card!!

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  6. Fun black & white with a pop of color~

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  7. Such a beautiful CAS card Monika, so pretty. Carol x

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  8. Very pretty. Love the way you used only one color! So fast & easy to do - love it!

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  9. What a clever use of the 'string' stamp to ground the barrow of gorgeous yellow flowers. :)

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  10. Gorgeous CAS ..Happy thanksgiving Monika! :)
    Suchi xx

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  11. Striking and gorgeous creation, lovely colours too.xx
     { aNNie}

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  12. What a beautiful CAS card! Love the little bit of bling you added to the flowers with the rhinestones!

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  13. Yes, you could have definitely taken a number of directions on this but it looks perfect just the way it is! Nice work!

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  14. So pretty - love how you are brave enough have so much space between the image and the sentiment:)

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  15. Lovely CAS card! Love the stamp :)

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Thanks so much for stopping by. Your comments are very much appreciated. Have a lovely day! Hugs XXX