Sunday, January 30, 2011

The Paper Players Blog Hop!!

Yay!!! This is so exciting!! If you're a regular reader of my blog, you'll know that I was a guest designer for The Paper Players last June before I moved. And the lovely Lesley has asked me to play with her team once again for a Blog Hop! This isn't the beginning of the Hop though, so if you haven't come here from the lovely Jaydee's blog, then you need to start at the beginning with Anne-Marie, HERE! Okie Dokie?

Stampin Up is currently holding it's Sale-A-Bration, which is the BIGGEST event of the SU year!! Not only can you get regular hostess credit, and regular free product...but you can also earn special SU items FREE for every $50 you spend!!!! And some of these are only available during this time - so don't wait! (Get all the info: http://www.stampinup.com )

To highlight some of the special products in our current Occasions Mini and Sale-A-Bration catalogs, we are showing projects made using these limited edition sets! I was asked to make a card using the new Build A Blossom stamp set and coordinating punch, shown below.
Build A Blossom
Wood Mount: #121923 $25.95
Clear Mount: #121994 $18.95
Blossom Punch
#121808 $16.95

Here's a card I made using these awesome new products:
Recipe:
Stamps: Build A Blossom, A Word For You
Paper: Concord Crush, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Ink: Concord Crush
Accessories: blossom punch, tulip embossing folder, C.C. ribbon, CC glimmer brad, shimmer mist, dimensionals

Other cards I made with the same set!:
So fun and so versatile!!! Makes ya sort of want it, huh?? *big smile!*

Be sure you check in with ALL the designer's blogs, follow them and leave comments to be eligible for some incredible prizes!! Also, this is a "Anything Goes" week if you wanted to participate in the weekly challenge with the Paper Players! Don't miss out!!!

Now on to the next stop in the Hop with Julie!!

Stamp Happy!

70 comments:

Garden of Egan said...

That is beautiful! I love the blue. You are truly talented.

Lenas kort said...

A super cute card :-)

Becky said...

Gorgeous card...love that Concord Crush!

Nancy said...

Beautiful job using the new Blossom punch. The color is so real looking too. Lovin' the Blog Hop.

Stephanie Uzee said...

I love that stamp set & New Punch. I love that you used Concord Crush on COncord Crush!

Looks great!

Susie said...

Beautiful card - lovely design.

STILLMAGNOLIA said...

I LOVE IT! You rock as a card maker my friend. I love them!

Kelly Toth said...

Just got this set. Thanks for all the inspiration.

crazy4scrappin said...

Nice cards...I just love that set and punch.

Nikki Bond said...

These are all fantastic! I love how you used this set. {sMILES}

Christy Q said...

Wow - love that vibrant purple and yellow combination with the shimmer. Reminds me I need to use my smooch spritz more often. Great job!

Debra said...

Amazing card! TFS Thanks for letting me play

Lillian Child said...

Jeannie, what a LOVELY card creation! So beautiful!

I just discovered your blog on this hop and am now a follower - so very nice to meet you!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

JanD said...

What beautiful cards. I have been rsisting the lure of this punch & stamp duo..I may just have to give in.

Sandy S. said...

What beautiful cards! I can't wait to get this set!

AliceKay said...

Nice looking cards. :)

Rita said...

I just got Concord Crush and am in love already! I love your big flower using it!

Angela said...

Love the concord crush flower!! I am waiting for this set and punch to arrive. I can't wait to play!

lisa808 said...

This looks like such a fun set, especially along with the matching punch. Your glimmer flower is so pretty.

Cristy Butzen said...

I love the color contrast on this card - very vibrant!

Jaydee said...

Jeannie
love the Build a Blossom flowers with the Tulip embossing folder - the shapes really complement each other so well. I also love the yellow with the concord. Fabulous project
hugs
jaydee

Rita said...

I love that bluish-grey flower on the right the best I think--but they're all pretty. :)

Linda said...

Beautiful! I have had my eye on that flower stamp and bunch. I love the colors you used.
I am a new follower.
I would love to have you visit my blog.
Hugs,
Linda
http://cardsbylinda.blogspot.com

Julie E said...

Beautiful - the stamps really give such dimension to the punched flower petals.

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

love all the cards you made with this set and the punch, so great

jimlynn said...

Just a beautiful, gorgeous card!!! Love it.
Lynn

Jackie L Watson said...

Beautiful cards and stunning flowers. I love making flowers and this set is on my wish list. This is my first time to your blog and I like it. Thanks for sharing.

DAWN Braun said...

love that shimmer!! Beautiful flower, I've been seeing them pop up on several blogs but that stamp set hadn't caught my eye till now! :)

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

WOW! This is one beautiful card. I love the purple flower!

fryel said...

I am LOVING this blog hop! I can't wait to explore your blog more thoroughly. Thanks for the inspiration!

Diane - oliverdi@att.net said...

The concord flower is beautiful as is the set cards from the same set. What a great gift to give 'a set of cards'
Congrats to PP for their first blog hop.

Linda Callahan said...

Beautiful flwoers! It does make me want that punch!

Julie Gearinger said...

You are definitely an enabler- now I will have to buy this punch and stamp set, too! Great job on the cards- they are so beautiful and versatile! Thanks for sharing with all of us:-)

Tasha said...

This 'blog hop' is a great idea, and a great way to check out your blogs! Concord Crush is such a vibrant color, and your card is very elegant. Beautiful job!

Elizabeth said...

Glad I found your blog on this hop - your card is wonderful. I hope we get this punch stamp set in our UK mini. Lovely!

Anne Marie said...

Absolutely stunning Jeannie! The rich color combo and the shimmer really brought such an elegant vibe to your card. This set is currently on it's way to me and I have to say this is the best inspiration I have seen to break it in. Hope you are feeling better, too! :) Ciao!

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful! I love the colors you selected! You have certainly inspired me to ink up this set!

Jan said...

Just love the build a blossom! Your choice of color was outstanding!

Kim said...

All your cards are gorgeous! Thanks for your inspiration, I can't wait to play with this set(where o where is mr brown!!)

Christine said...

Your card are all beautiful. I have ordered this set and the punch but they won't be in until next week. I can't wait to play with them. Thanks for the inspiration.

Linda said...

these cards all rock! I can hardly wait to get my stamp set and punch because I've already thought of some many great things to make (and you have added even more ideas LOL)

I'm so glad you were invited back for the Hop!

PapierGirl said...

What a fun set to work with - so versatile as your pretty cards show! Thanks for sharing! :)

Hands On said...

So pretty. Love the flower. The smooch is so perfect. Looks like you are mastering this set and punch!

Roberta said...

Great projects! I love that new punch! Thanks for sharing!

Babe O'Mara said...

A gorgeous card. Love that new punch. Thanks for sharing.

Babe
youiesmom@att.net

Pam~ said...

Love your card! Awesome flower with two layers and contrasting colors! My stamp set and punch should arrive tomorrow...yipee! Thanks for the inspiration!

Jeanne said...

What a royal color. Love the shimmer mist. But, how did you get my name! Hee, hee. Anaother Jeanne who was Jeannie in my youth!

Melissa said...

Lovely!!! Thanks for sharing!

paperfun said...

I love how simple and lovely your cards are.

redstampinsam said...

Looks like you are already an expert with the Build a Blossom stamp set and punch. I can't wait to try it myself!

Kathy Mc said...

The Framed Tulips Embossing Folder and Build A Blossom really accent each other. Love your choice of colors ~ Concord Crush with Daffodil Delight (just like pansies). Thanks for being a part of such a great blog hop ~ it's been fun!
bdlakebum at yahoo dot com

Dani art 4 U said...

Great Card, I love the shimmer on the blue...just gorgeous! xoxo

Carla Bazhenow said...

Beautiful card!!! Love all the flowers you made. Just gorgeous!!! Hugs,

Beverly said...

Gotta' *crush* on that card! Really nice! I don't have the stamp set or punch . . . well that is yet! :) Thanks for sharing. Hugs, :)

jcasto4 said...

Luv this set - the color is very pretty.
Thanks for sharing.

missy said...

Absolutely gorgeous card! Can't wait to get that stamp set and punch Thursday!! Thanks for sharing an awesome card and for the chance to win an awesome giveaway!

Melissa said...

Very pretty card! Love what you've done with the set!

meonlake said...

Beautiful flowers on all the cards! I didn't realize the set would be that versatile. Adding this to my list of wants now! Thanks for sharing your talents. Marsha E

Linda said...

What a great colour. I love the shimmer mist and shimmer brad.

Nance said...

Beautiful flower Jeannie! Love the color combination and so perfectly pansy-like! So fun to have you with us on the hop!

michelle said...

beautiful job! love concord crush!

Patrice Herrera said...

This is a great card I really love the combination!!! That blue is amazing, and the yellow with it is fabulous.

Jher Drover said...

I love the colour of that flower. It's so stunning and the glitter on it makes it pop even more. Beautiful!

doverdi said...

Great card. I have this punch & have yet to try it out. TFS!

Kris said...

Love the concord flower-gorgeous and your blog is soooo cute=)

Heidi said...

I love all of the cards done with this new set and punch, it might just have to go on my "must have" list. Thanks for sharing
Heidi

Cam said...

I have yet to play with the build a blossom and its compliment punch. I also like the other samples you share with us. Looks very inviting to create these. Thanks for sharing with us.

Karen said...

Wonderful card using the build a blossom set. I love the colours and how you showed of the versatility of the stamp and punch set

Ronnie said...

What a beautiful card! The set and punch are a must have for sure!

Teepee said...

Who knew that such a beautiful flower could come from a punch! And, purple is my favorite color, so that makes it even better.