Sunday, December 18, 2011

Surprise BLOG HOP: Have a magical day!

Hello! Today's a surprise blog hop for Sweet Pea stamp owner Lynette, so I have made a special card just for her!! Here's a wonderful creation using stunning papers from Paper Temptress and a beautiful stamp from artist Rebecca Sinz of Sweet Pea stamp called "Sweet Demons." I used some beautiful textured papers along with some stunning stitched paisley that I acquired this summer at a ribbon store in Istanbul.

The stamped image is done on the Heavenly white paper, this paper is a wonderful thickness and is great for coloring with Copic Markers. I also die cut this paper using one of the newest Spellbinders. This paper is wonderful for stamping on.

After I die cut the paper, I layered it onto a great layer of black paper called black felt grandee. The beautiful column paper of the card is made from Red Pepper Thick columns.


The base of the card is covered in some wonderful stitched paisley designs. I got this awesome ribbon when visiting Istanbul this summer. There is literally a "ribbon district" that contains store after store after store of places that sell nothing but ribbons and laces. It's amazing. A real crafter's dream. I added the saying "Have a magical day" to the card because it goes so well with this image.

Now, off on the blog hop to Jennifer's blog, CLICK HERE. There will be a prize, so be sure to leave comments on all the blogs!

Happy Hopping!
Holley

23 comments:

ilove2write said...

Wow.. such a beautiful card.. and you picked up the ribbon in Istanbul.. how neat is that! I didn't know they had a ribbon district.. must have definitely been a crafter's dream..! Love the papers you used and the coloring on this image as well.. thanks for sharing your talent!

Connie said...

Great color scheme with this Holley! Love that ribbon!
Connie

Larisa said...

wow! it is very beautiful!!! The image is fantastic! Love your colouring so much!

Trish said...

Gorgeous card Holley, really like that image and your colouring is fab as usual. A brilliant surprise for Lynette.
Hugs,
Trish x

Lori said...

That is cool! I like the papers and trims, and this image is on my list! Thanks for sharing! :)

Anonymous said...

That is beautiful! - Mel

Alex said...

Very pretty Holley. The shading on her wings is fabulous and the die cut shape perfect for her. LOVE this image. Will get my hands on it soon :)

shersl84bed said...

Sexy card HOlley.

Smiles Sher
ShersL84bed@aol.com

jennifer said...

great card Holley, love that trim!

Pat said...

Gonna have to get to Istanbul!!! your card is awesome as ever, holley.

Sandy G said...

A really lovely card, love way you have coloured this gorgeous image.

sweetpeastamps said...

Holley you did a fantastic job on this image, love the red & black and the pasley, love it. Beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Love your dramatic colouring Holley!

Angela said...

So pretty in her red dress Holley and that Paisley ribbon is gorgeous. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and may the New Year be even better to you than the last.
Hugs:)
Angela

Lorraine said...

Your card is so striking! Love the bold colors and the gorgeous coloring of that image!

stamping sue said...

Perfect name: sweet demons. she could be a demon but sweet with the stuffed animal. this card is embellished very well.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

Great job, the paisley was the perfect touch
phylinvegas@earthlink.net

Kathy Bradley said...

I saw this card and ended up over at Sweet Pea where I bought 4 stamps - you enabler you!! THanks for sharing!

ike said...

WoWza - this is just gorgeous. Love that ribbon edge too. Awesome xxxxxxxxxx

Miranda said...

great card Holley, fabulous image and colours TFS
hugs
Miranda

mitz said...

..your detail work really makes the card.. great color choices also.. wtg.. mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

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