21 October, 2017

Make Amazing Blog Hop



Welcome to the Journey Blog Hoppers Make Amazing Blog hop! !
I’m so happy to have you hopping Along! This blog is the first stop in the Hop, if you started somewhere in the middle you should  have arrived from Becky’s blog! If Not, that’s o.k. too! 
Just continue the hop and you will come full circle!


One LUCKY Blog Hopper will win a SURPRISE Bloom Box Kit..
How do you Win it? Make sure you stop and leave a FABULOUS comment on all the blogs.
When Finished come back here and answer this question for me, for your chance to win!

What was your favorite project or stamp featured on the blog hop?

{click the link above to view previous Bloom Box Kits}
What is in a Bloom Box Kit?

An exclusive red rubber stamp set, pre-cut elements, coordinating embellishments and step-by-step instructions. Create 4 eye-catching, unique greeting cards using the supplies we've provided. Just add your inks and a few tools, and you're ready to go.




For my first card I decided to focus on Halloween and this Fabulously Fun Color Palette




Black Licorice Cardstock Trimmed to 4.25 x 5.5
Color Splash Sheet
Using the Large Dauber I created the background of the card using the above colors
Grape Fusion, Citrus Cooler and Black Licorice

I then added Gold Silk and Sparkle Silk to the Background and heat set it.

I then stamped these fun guys on Whip Cream Cardstock in Black Licorice
and die cut them out, I popped them up with foam adhesive squares.
 with the Trick or Treat Sentiment I used the word box from the Die Set Basic Box Window Plates Die, I thought it made it a little quirky and if you watch the video I had a hard time deciding where to put it on the card.

To Finish the card I added the Fashion Silver Buttons




As you can see the sentiment went inside the card.

Video Below: {there is music}


  
{Supplies used for Creepy Kids Halloween Card}




This was a really fun card to create using a technique I haven't done since being a Girl Scout Leader.

The Card Base is Oatmeal Cookie 4.25 x 5.5
The Whip Cream Card Front was created using
Journey Color Splash, Lavender and Citrus Cooler

I took a Splash Sheet and sprayed the splash to puddle onto the sheet
I then used a straw and blew the puddle across the card for both colors one at a time
creating the marbling effect.

I then stamped the sentiment in Clear Pigment Ink
and sprinkled generously the Journey Gold Embossing Powder onto
the sentiment then heat set it


To finish the card I took a piece of Dark Roast and used the Notebook Page Die
as well as on the whip cream card front. I adhered the Dark Roast page directly to the Oatmeal Cookie Base and popped the Whip Cream Front up with Foam Adhesive Squares.
I tied a bow around the card with Journey Twine Natural and Journey Thread in Whip Cream.






  
{Supplies used for Pumpkin Kisses Card}










Thank you for stopping by today, be sure to head to Carol’s blog next.


Blog Hop Line Up

1. Heather - You are Here | 2. Carol - NEXT | 3. Kim | 4. Glenda |5. Deborah | 6. Jen | 7. Becky







14 comments:

  1. Heather, your cards are just SO COOL!!! And I just love your website!

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    1. Thank you Carol for both compliments.. In my free time I work on learning HTML coding to update my blog

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  2. Great Cards Heather! I love the Color Splashes and all the Fun Stampers Journey products.

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  3. Fun Halloween cards! Love the colors and the stamps you used!
    My favorite project on the hop... Glenda's cute treat holders with the ghost and vampire dies!

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    1. Denise thank you, Glenda's treat holders were the cutest weren't they!

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  4. Great cards, Heather. I especially love those creepy little kids.
    My favorite project was Glenda's vampire card. Great hop! Thanks!

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    1. Thank you Pam! I love the creepy kids set also was so excited to get it!
      Glenda's treat holders were fabulous right!

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  5. These cards are so cute and fun for Halloween. Lovin the product showcase! On the cards and on your post!!

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    1. Thank you Becky! Yes I love the option to add the colors in the showcase such a great tool!

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  6. Two fun cards! Love Carol's Christmas card.

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    1. Thank you Jamie! Carols Christmas card was so elegant wasn't it.. love!

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  7. Love your background techniques on both cards. Very clever and both are so fun! The first one that used the daubers reminds me of a spray paint feel. I need to try both techniques!

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    1. Thank you very much Deborah! I definitely have been trying more techniques lately instead of my old standard, I enjoy being outside the box every now and then

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