Saturday, October 24, 2009

blog hop with candy



Wonderful Friend Supplies-Cardstock: Stampin Up; Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye; Flower: Making Memories; Gems: Mrs. Grossman's, K & Co; Stamps: Our Craft Lounge; Ink: Ranger; Mask: Advantus; Edge Distresser: Tonic; Other: Linen Thread.
I really enjoyed using OCL cling mount rubber stamps to make this card. First I put a mask down over patterned paper and applied broken china distress ink with a blending tool. I removed the mask and stamped the flowers with the same broken china ink. I love layering inks this way for a subtle look. I stamped the sentiment, the same flowers on the paper flower, and added color to the distressed edges with tea dye distress ink. The flower is folded in half over a loop of linen thread. I like to add a hint of bling to brighten up a distressed card. These gems do the trick.

Welcome to the Scrapbook News and Review/Our Craft Lounge Spotlight Blog Hop. It's a hop to the blogs of SNR staff members who produced art for the Our Craft Lounge article that first appeared in the giant Aug/Sept double issue. Today's your chance to take a peek inside this great digital magazine. Each blog on the hop will give you a look at projects from inside the magazine.

Our Craft Lounge Stamps and Scrapbook News and Review is offering prizes for two very lucky winners. One winner will receive 2 sets of OCL stamps and a 3 month subscription to SNR magazine. The grand prize winner will receive 3 OCL stamp sets and a 6 month subscription to the magazine. Visit the blog of every staff member on the hop, take note of the titles of their featured projects, then drop a note to games@scrapbooknewsandreview.com with the list. Be sure to include your full name, the names of all featured projects, and your email address. Winner will be chosen at random. All entries must be received by 10 pm EST Oct 25, 2009.

Next stop on the hop is Erika's blog . If you're joining us in the middle of the hop, you can find the first blog post at the Scrapbook News and Review Blog. The blog hop will conclude on the Scrapbook News and Review main page where you'll have the chance to read the entire Our Crafts lounge article, and enjoy all of the art and ideas included. Thanks for stopping by today.

24 comments:

runningonink said...

Oh Tami this card is gorgeous! All the textures and the fun color! WOWZERS! I will try later today to get in the the rest of the blog hop- Got many errands to run and a horrible sinus headache :(

Vijaya Siddharth said...

VERY PRETTY!

Mary said...

This is a lovely card, Tami.
i'll be back to check out more of your blog!

dclouser said...

Love the way you used this technique on your beautiful card!

StampinCathy said...

This is so pretty and inspiring. I really love all the techniques you used on this card.

Laura said...

LOVE the effects and color!!

Laura
Layers of Color

Sue McGettigan said...

That's so pretty - love it!!

Maria Matter said...

Tami, this is beautiful! love the softness of the blue and the lovely elements you've added!
Blessings, Maria

mom said...

good job, you are sooooo talented. love mom

Cathy said...

Beautiful card - thanks for the mini-tutorial :)

Julie.G said...

Pretty card....love the colors...
www.creationsbyjulie.blogspot.com

Tenia Nelson said...

Very pretty card!!

Lisa Foster said...

Very Lovely!

Sandie said...

At first I thought... too subtle for me.. but the more I looked at it.. the more beautiful and unsubtle it looked. I know SO many people who would love to receive a card like this. Gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration.

Mary said...

Beautiful card!

hugs
Mary

Far North said...

Oh what a great technique Tami. Guess I have gotten in a lazy happen of using masks to spray on ink but you are so right this is so soft! It is terrific to see a distress card that is not heavy or dark! Lovely card Tami...thanks for sharing!

Kym Weber said...

Gorgeous card! Awesome technique!

Far North said...

What a beautiful card! Love this technique--guess I have gotten into a rut using masks only for spraying on inks. Love the layer on printed this lovely printed paper! Thanks for sharing!...Jan

jjindp said...

love you card.

liannallama said...

oh, it's so lovely! I still have the TH masks I bought and haven't used them--you make me want to dig them out to try!

directmailscrapper said...

Tami, your card is gorgeous -- I love the colors and all of the subtle touches you added! Thanks for letting the Shackies know about the HOP!

Carla said...

Gorgeous card!!

The Artful Eye said...

This card is peaceful and lovely to look at. I have yet to use Broken China and I love the color here. You have inspired me to break away from my same ole color palette.

Mrs. Fence said...

Just love this one! It's fabulous!