February 14, 2012

Pals Blog Hop – Occasions Of The Year

It's the occasion of the year as the Stampin' Pretty Pals share some fabulous cards and projects featuring Stampin' Up!'s Occasion Mini and Sale-A-Bration products on today's Pals Blog Hop!

You've probably hopped over from the very talented Angie Blake http://angiesmusings.typepad.com/, I'm stop number 27 on the Pals Hop and I'm glad you hopped in! I'll help you "hop along" from blog to blog where you'll find great ideas for paper projects showcasing Stampin' Up!'s Occasion Mini and Sale-A-Bration products from the Stampin' Pretty Pals! Should you hop off course, simply click on any of the links in the Pals Hop Line-up below and you'll be back on track.
For my card today, I chose items from the Sale-A-Bration Catalog. 
Everyday Enchantment DSP sets the stage for this everyday ‘HELLO’ card.  In your catalog is suggests using the In-Colors, Very Vanilla and Soft Suede, I paired it with Real Red, Old Olive and Very Vanilla.   I thought the occasion called for an envelope today, these images were stamped in Real Red with Old Olive dots and a Pool Party butterfly from Beautiful Wings.
Looking closer ~
After applying my larger square panels, I attached a piece of Real Red ribbon in a diagonal direction with a stripped piece of the same DSP pack on top of that.  Stamped an image from the Fresh Vintage Stamp Set in Old Olive placing snippets of flowers from the same DSP after all edges were sponged with Crumb Cake Ink.  Everything was mounted on Naturals Ivory paper.  The ‘HELLO’ is from the Elementary Elegance Stamp Set.
I brought to the inside a little of the outside ~
All items were popped up with the use of dimensionals while three Old Olive brads were used for added texture.
Now hop along for more inspiring ideas from the amazing Sandie Conner , stop number 28 on the Occasions Mini & Sale-A-Bration Pals Blog Hop, you'll be glad you did!

Thanks for "hopping" by!

Blog Hop Line-Up:
  1. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin' Space
  2. Leslie Davis at Ellalicious Elements
  3. Emily Steggell at Stamping With Emily
  4. Mary Fish at Stampin' Pretty
  5. Angela Richwine at Stampin' Away with Angela
  6. Sue Bendinsky at My Color Creations
  7. Mikki Sarkisyan at Mikki's Creative Corner
  8. Leah O'Brien at Leah's Stampin' Corner
  9. Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts
  10. Mike Funke at Stampin-Style
  11. Maxine Conrad at Stamp to the MAX!
  12. Nina Dee at Deesigns by Nina Dee
  13. Jennifer Takacs at My Stampin' Blog
  14. Maggie Mata at MaggieMadeCards
  15. Julie Trevett-Smith at The Stampin' Affair!
  16. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  17. Tricia Barber at My Stampin' Blog
  18. Ann Schach at The Stampin' Schach
  19. Beth Beard at My Little Craft Blog
  20. Kim Luithle at Kim's Stampin Stuff
  21. Susan Lankford at Stamp and Scrap with Susan
  22. Kim Czenszak at Live Love Stamp
  23. Christy Q at Schnauzer Crafts Creations
  24. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  25. Nicole Watt at Impressions By Nicole
  26. Angie Blake at Angie's Musings
  27. Linda Fisher at Linda's Stampin Loft
  28. Sandie Conner at Pretty Provisions


Viv said...

Ooh, want to go on a picnic after seeing this lovely summery card Linda! My bum might get a tad cold though, so I shall just look at this delightful card instead and dream of warmer weather!
Viv xxx

Dana said...

How pretty! I love the diagonal accent coming from the left side instead of the usual right! Nice touch to carry it inside the card as well!

Denise Willerton said...

your card is fabulous...the diagonal accent is brilliant Linda ~ TFS and have a wonderful day :-)

Linda Callahan said...

And hello to you~love your card! The diagonal piece of DSP is a wonderful detail!

Ginger said...

Gorgeous card Linda! The ribbon accent is great.

Patti MacLeith said...

Your card has such a soft look. Lovely!

Dawn said...

Love it, Linda! I always look forward to seeing your pretty creations.

Pam~ said...

Linda, this is so delicate and pretty! I just love the striped DSP going at an angle ... gorgeous look!

Hoping to get back into the swing of things pretty soon. I've actually stamped some cards but have blogged at all.

Have a great day!

Rae said...

Fantastic Linda! You have such a flair for combining geometrics and vintage.

Emily Steggell said...

Wow! Love how you placed the striped paper- really pretty card!

Kathy said...

Linda, I like how you always have a different take on the usual design of a card. Your card is is so pretty -love the butterfly

Beth Beard Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator said...

Linda, I just knew you would have something spectacular! Very beautiful. Happy Valentines Day!

Christy Q said...

Beautiful! I love the diagonal stripe on the front contrasting with the flowers. The popped up and sponged flowers really give your card dimension as well that make the card POP!

Anonymous said...

Nicely done! Love the asymmetrical look of this!

Angela said...

I love your beautiful bow. Great card!

Angies Musings said...

So pretty! Love the butterflies.

Carol Carriveau said...

Love your card!!!

Unknown said...

Amazingly beautiful!

Anonymous said...

love the strip of DSP and mix of patterns.
hugs, m

Carla Bazhenow said...

Perfection, my dear! I love it, inside and out! That bow is beautiful... Hugs,

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