Wednesday, November 15, 2017

STAMPlorations 3rd Annual GIVING THANKS Blog Hop & Linky Party!!

Hello crafty friends!
I'm so excited to be a part of the blog hop going on at STAMPlorations today:

There are 35 participating designers in all (8 of which are amazing
designers representing different challenge blogs), plus a linky party
that you can share your "thankful" cards and projects.
Oh, and there are prizes too!!

For my first card, I've used the Typografia- Thankful People stamp. This just
needed to be made into a chalkboard panel! After I heat embossed the 
sentiment in white, I dry brushed white ink around the panel, then doodled above
and below it with a white PrismaColor pencil.
My background was die cut using the Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting die.

Here's a close up:

I used sentiments from the Blossom Overture stamp set to finish the inside.

On my second card,
stamped onto a Luggage Tag Nesting die. I used the Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting die for my background again. Some burlap ribbon, twine, and enamel dots finish my card.

Oh, and I did mention there were going to be prizes:

Prizes for commenting on the STAMPlorations blog and participating designers blogs:
  • THREE (3) winners randomly drawn from all comments left on the STAMPlorations blog and participating designers blog will each receive a $25 certificate to the STAMPlorations store

Prize for liking, commenting, tagging a friend, and sharing our post on the STAMPlorations Facebook page post:
  • ONE (1) randomly drawn winner will receive a grab bag consisting of new products (valued at $25 MSRP) + another grab bag of the same value to the person he/she tags

Prizes for linking up to the STAMPlorations Wishlist Linky Party:
  • TWO (2) randomly drawn winners will each receive products in their wishlist (up to $40 MSRP)

Prize for commenting and re-posting our Giving Thanks Blog Hop and Wishlist Linky Party post on the STAMPlorations Instagram page:
  • ONE (1) randomly drawn commenter will win her choice of Giving Thanks stamps (Thankful & Blessed; Wonderfall Time; Words of Gratitude; OR any 2 Typografia Thankful stamps)

    Commenting on the blogs and linking up to the Wishlist Linky party ends on November 30 at 11:55 p.m. Pacific

    Winners will be announced on December 10 in the November Challenges and Hops winners post. Winners have until December 31 to claim their prize.

    You'll find the links to all of the designers below.

    Don't forget about the big Thanksgiving sale!:

    Thanks so much for visiting!
    I hope that you have a fantastic day!


    Dotty Jo said...

    This is super, Chris! I doubt I'll manage the whole hop, but I'm glad I made it to your blog! Jo x

    Tink said...

    Fabulous cards!

    Verna Angerhofer said...

    Wonderful and gorgeous card designs.

    New Creations said...

    So gorgeous with beautiful layering!

    Marsha said...

    Stitching is great around the edges. Lovely cards.

    Arianna Barbara said...

    Wow! Beautiful cards and colouring!!!

    Dee Earnshaw said...

    super cards - love the tag card:)

    Becca Yahrling said...

    Very pretty. Love the Fall coloring and the textures.
    The sentiments are awesome.

    Karthikha said...

    Beautiful creations :) Thanks for sharing with us :)

    Lindsey said...

    These are beautiful! Love the chalkboard panel of the first one, and the beautiful colours on the second. Nice!

    Grudniowe Handmade said...

    Lovely cards :) My favorite is the second one :)

    Julie B said...

    Two fab cards, the kraft with white embossing really works well. :)

    Jean said...

    THese are wonderful. The embossing adds so much!

    Christine said...

    Lovely cards! I really like the chalkboard look and the leafy backgrounds!

    Sue D said...

    Lovely Fall cards.

    Cheetarah said...

    Amazing cards! I esp love the first one! Love the color use! Happy Thanksgiving! xo Cheetarah

    Preeti D. (aka Dutt Preety) said...

    beautiful cards :) Happy thanksgiving !

    Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

    That's a beautiful bundle !

    nancy littrell said...

    Both your cards are filled with Thankfulness and Happiness. TFS Chris. Hugs and Happy Holidays. Hugs

    Craftychris said...

    Both of these are gorgeous! Lovely autumnal colours. xxx

    Teresa Godines #6857 said...

    Love the chalkboard effect on the brown. very pretty. TFS

    D.Ann C said...

    I like the cool chalkboard look you got on that fab sentiment!

    Tee said...

    Both card designs are gorgeous!

    Helen Gullett said...

    Beautiful card and tag. LOVE the designs.

    Lucy E. said...

    Beautiful fall cards!
    I love the white on kraft sentiment :-)

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