Thursday, April 7, 2016

Mother's Day/Spring Hop at Laura's Loft

Hello Everyone!

Today we have a special hop at Laura's Loft.  This month our theme is Mother's Day/Spring.  I love the Spring so I chose to use that idea for my cards.    

If you arrived here from Jasmine's blog I am sure she had a fabulous creation for you.  If you missed Jasmine's stop, then click the previous button and check out her work.

Laura is having a store wide blowout sale!  Everything is 30% off!  And she is also honoring the $10 off of $75 spent.  Use the code $10off75.

Laura is also having a Giveaway.  The details are at the bottom!

For my first project I chose to use a color challenge from House of Cards color challenge.      

I thought the colors matched Picked Raspberries from Kit #1, Festive Berries from Kit #11, and Mowed Lawn from Kit #2.  Now that I have my colors I chose to use the Altenew set Golden Garden.
I inked up the stamp using the mini inks.  It is easy with the mini pads.  I then stamped it onto my panels.  I layered the panel with a matching pink and added a bow.  When I put my stamped panel on my card it still needed something so I pulled out leaf spray and stamped it with the Mowed Lawn in a random pattern.  Now I could add my stamped panel.  Here is my finished creation.

inside of card and envelope

My second card I wanted a Spring tulips scene.  I began by creating my cloud background using Stormy Sky from Kit #9.  After my background was created, I needed some grass.  I pulled out one of the leaves from the stamp set and repeat stamped it to get my grass.  To make my tulips, I used the Brushed Art Floral stamp set from Altenew and I stamped them using shades of the same color.  I chose Scattered Straw from Kit #4.  To get the multicolored look, I stamped one stamp then stamped the other one over top.  It has some light and dark colors to it.  To do my purple tulips I chose to use Shaded Lilac from Kit #4 for the light color and Wilted Violet from Kit #15 for the darker color.  To do the stems, I stamped it first with Cracked Pistachio from Kit #13 and then I offset it slightly and stamped it with Lucky Clover from Kit #15.  I repeated the process using the leaf stamp.   After my tulips were stamped, I cut them out and used dimensionals to attach to my card.  The only thing missing was a sentiment.  I found the perfect one in the Hero Arts set Acts of Kindness.  I stamped it with white on black card stock and embossed it with white embossing powder.  My card was finished.  Here is my completed project.      

inside of card and envelope

We also have a fantastic prize giveaway.  You will definitely want to try and win these!


There are several ways to enter and the more comments you make in the different social media outlets, the more entries you earn! It is required that you comment on each blog in the Hop.  After that, you are encouraged to like, and comment on our Facebook page, tag on our Instagram post and pin on Pinterest, as well as share on your own pages. The participant with the most entries wins the fabulous prize package! How cool is that!

 Now it is time to continue on the hop.  Your next stop is Emma's blog.

If you get off track here is the list of hoppers.

 Robbie - You are here

 Thanks for visiting me today.  Make sure you check out the sale at Laura's Loft.  Have a Great Day!


Brandi Mayott said...

I love the way you make matching envelopes for your cards.

Lea Brawn said...

Gorgeous cards. I love these stamps x

Deana Benson said...

Beautiful cards!💖

Heather C. said...

Beautiful cards and color combo.

Denise Bryant said...

Pretty cards! Love those beautiful floral stamps!

Mynn Kitchen said...

These are both wonderful! I adore the texture look of the stamps--and your colors are lovely! Thank you so much for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Jane Knudsen said...

What a delightful card! I love the image and that you carried that beautiful image thru to the inside and the envie! Thank you for joining us at House of Cards!!

Ruza Rebel said...

Beautiful cards! Thank you for joining our April Script/Color Inspiration Challenge at the House of Cards. Ruza, HOC-Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Leslie said...

Fabulous projects with so many wonderful details! Thanks so much for sharing with us in the House of Cards "Script and/or Color!" challenge!
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