Friday, April 29, 2011

CSS Treasure Chest blog Hop

Hi there!
Well, it's time for another blog hop by members of Stamp TV's Center Stage Spotlight Design Team. This time the Treasure Chest challenge is to create using any of the fabulous Stamp Kits by GKD. Now you should have arrived from the blog of Lori McAree ...gorgeous wasnt it!!!

For my part in the hop - I created two cards from the awesome Showtime Stamp TV Kit - Spring Mix.
created using Memento's Grape Jelly and Sweet Plum ink
GKD's Vibrant Violet cs, Spellbinders Scalloped Oval Lg and Std Ovals Lg
Designer paper is Basic Grey's Euphoria
glossy accents for dew drops, stash ribbon and mulberry mini roses

created using Memento Black and Bamboo Leaves ink
GKD's Sand and Green Grass cs
Spellbinder's Fancy Tags (trimmed), Lacey Circles, std Circles Lg
colored image with Prisma pencils and blender
stash dp, ribbon, wire circle
corner punch

Hope you like 'em (-:
now head over to the beautiful blog of Kay Simmons . Remember if you lose your place, you can always start again from STV.

8:30 PM Update: Make sure to leave a comment on each of the blogs...Gina will randomly choose a winner who will get to choose ANY past StampTV stamp set of their own! Winner will be announced Tuesday morning

Have a beautiful weekend,

188 comments:

Sharri said...

OMG! Linda these cards are gorgeous! I just love how you colored the goose! The whole scene looks so real!

Cheri said...

Spectacular cards, Linda and you picked my next best stamp kit. Love it.

Giovana said...

Beautiful cards linda!!

Betty Neville said...

These are gorgeous Linda! Love the combo of purples on your first card; and super coloring on your goose card - I feel as though I can reach in and pick up the little goose!

Carla S. said...

Beautiful cards, Linda! Love the stamps you used and your fabulous coloring!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

WOW! These are gorgeous! I love the shadow stamped flowers on the first one and the goose circle is colored so beautifully.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Linda- The color combo on the first is a real wow. But then I saw your coloring on the second- FABulous!

Lagene said...

WOW!! Gorgeous cards!!!!

Becky said...

Linda both of these are gorgeous!! I love how you did the double flower and the sky on the second is wonderful.

Brenda said...

Beautiful cards Linda!!! Your coloring on the second one is awesome!!:)

Kerrie said...

Just love how you have created the double flower, is that just stamped twice...

Carolina said...

Wow - love how the butterflies just pop out of the screen on your first card and your coloring on your second card - THUD!!!

Olga said...

linda these are both breathtaking, absolutely gorgeous!

Lori said...

Oh Linda, both of your cards are stunning,WOW!!!

Miesje said...

Beautiful! I just love the way you did the goose! Too perfect! The colors on both cards are amazing. Rich and beautiful.

Donna Phelan said...

SUPER cards! Love the off set stamping to create that shadow effect and well everything about your second card! Both are so lovely!

Kay S said...

Wow! Thes eare simply gorgeous cards, Linda! Beautiful colors on the first one and your coloring on Mrs. Goose is amazing! TFS!

Dru said...

Beautiful Linda ~ I especially love they way you placed the butterflies gracing the shape of the oval ~ so pretty. Hugs to you...

jan farnworth said...

wonderful cards

Pamela said...

I LOVE your second card! Fabulous colouring with the Prismas, a technique I'm not even close to mastering! And your first card would make a gorgeous Mother's Day card!

kflylo said...

As always very elegant. Love looking at your cards!! thanks

mary said...

Love them both. The goose is just adorable!

Stampartmary

--Marcy said...

Yikes - how impressive!

Gerry said...

Love them both

RDRD4 said...

SO Pretty

Kary said...

WOW!!! Linda, I love these cards. So gorgeous! Your colouring is awesome, and I love that shadow stamping.

Kathleen said...

I love both cards. The coloring is perfect.

jangster said...

This card is using my favorite stamp. I like to color the stamp with markers and then "huff" and the stamp looks like it was painted with watercolors.

Gayle said...

Beautiful coloring. Your spring mix looks like a perfect mother's day card and your mother goose is sweet.

scrappinmommom said...

What a great job on both, love the colors and especially the goose. Fantastic.

muddplace5 said...

Both are pretty. But the duck is my favorite!!

Kaye said...

Nice cards

Valerie said...

They are outstanding cards, love how you did the tiny butterflies on your first card and of course the goose is totatly awsome colored.

a_henry_production0831 said...

Delicious! Really like the shading in the goose image.

dawna said...

Love the coloring behind the goose! Very lovely!

Kimberly said...

HOpe we like em.. How could we not? They are both so gorgeous.

Designs By Sky said...

Both cards are great! I really love the elegance and colors of the first card. Another one of my favorite stamp sets. TFS

Diana Queen said...

Linda...both cards are gorgeous! I wish I had your coloring skills! Amazing shading of the goose. ;D hugs!!!!!

bernietom47 said...

Fantastic cards! I love the little butterflies on your first card and the coloring behind the goose on the second.
Blessings Bernie

Teri said...

Both of these are absolutely gorgeous!

The Other Patti Sue said...

Ohhhh I love both of them Linda! Your such a talented lady!

Stephanie said...

Floral card is beautiful and love the tag on the duck card.

Lynette said...

Very nice. I like the butterflies and flowers.

Riette said...

The color combo for both are gorgious and the layouts very clever!! Great job!

Anonymous said...

Both cards are great. Suzyq

DebraM said...

Linda both of your cards are incredible...love them both so much. Your coloring is amazing.

Peggy said...

Beautiful

NancyP said...

They are beautiful but I LOVE the goose card!!

Lynn B. said...

Love both your cards, Linda. Your coloring on the goose is amazing! Reminds me of the days when my son was small and I read to him from a Mother Goose book. Happy memories!

newsonata said...

Absolutely beautiful!!!!!

Diana said...

Both cards are lovely, but I soooo love the shadow stamping you did on the first card - it's just gorgeous!!

Melanie said...

that pencilled goose scene looks right out of the pages of Beatrix Potter, wonderful!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I have this kit, but never achieved such lovlieness as you have with those images. What an inspiration you are.

Sandy said...

Beautiful cards. I love them both.

Evelyn S. said...

I can just imagine someone opening an envelope containing either one of these cards! So beautiful! My favorite is the floral one.

Kelly said...

Beautiful cards Linda! I love the coloring on the Goose. That kit is on my wishlist!

Barbara said...

You have created two very pretty cards. Love the shadow technique on the first one and the colors you've used for DP. Amazing job coloring that gorgeous white goose on your second card.

Joan said...

Stunning cards. I love the color combinations!

RuthAnn said...

Beautiful cards, love them both, the lilac
colors of the first and the goose on the second. The goose looks so regal. Thanks for sharing.

joyfuljan said...

Great cards! I love the way you colored the goose. She looks so sassy! TFS!

Janie said...

Classic and beautiful. Can't decide which I like best. They're both spectacular.

Debi said...

Absolutely beautiful. Thank you so much

Karen said...

The colors are great on both cards. I love the lilac.

Veronica said...

Very pretty cards. TFS.

Kathy said...

My favorite is the first card. I am so partial to butterflies and the colors are spectacular.

Rita said...

Love the shadow effect and how you colored the goose! :)

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

Wonderful cards.

maryc1254 said...

Two beautiful and very different cards

miatagal said...

Fantastic cards Linda. I don't have this Stamp TV Kit (YET!) Beautiful

Barb

mescartes said...

Beautiful cards !

jazy1m said...

Beautiful cards. The butterfly one was my favorite. Thanks so much sharing.

scraplizard said...

Linda, you did it again, you made made go AHHHHHH!. Your cards are lovely.

Dale said...

Truly lovely. You hit the mark every time!

crafty1964 said...

I love the shadow technique and that goose is too cute! Nice job!

Diane said...

Beautiful cards! They're both awesome!

Karen said...

Both cards are so lovely. Thank you.

Cynthia said...

Both cards are gorgeous, Linda! I really like how you've colored the goose.

pqueenie said...

Your cards are wonderful. Love the colors.

Kheila said...

Both of these cards are just adorable! This has been an amazing hop as I love being able to see new ideas with the few stamptv sets that I have.

Carol said...

Stunning cards Linda. I especially love the goose! You've given him/her such personality.

Carol said...

Beautiful projects! I love the colors and the papers you used.

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Linda E said...

The many details on each of your cards really stand out.

carole said...

Really bueatiful...especailly liked the purple card......di you make the small flowers on the bootom of the card????

Jenny McGee said...

I like both of your cards. Very pretty.

lady Anne Howard said...

Your cards are absolutely Brilliant...

Sandy Sue said...

Love the 'shadowing' on the flowers.

Karen said...

Beautiful! Really like the flowers and pearls you added to the first card and the coloring on the goose.

HappyCrafter said...

These are gorgeous, especially the one with the goose! The white bird stands out so nicely on the coloured card stock--ooh, makes me want to go out and get prismas LOL! Hope you are having a great weekend :-)

Carol said...

Can't pick which card I love most, both are so very lovely. Those Mulberry flowers really set off the first card and the wire clip on the goose card is great.

Jean said...

That goose could walk right off the card! Really cool!

gramig05 said...

Linda both your cards are beautiful!!Hard to pick a favorite,lol. I do like the butterflies in the first one but the duck it so cute in the second one!!!!great coloring

Sharon Mattingly said...

What beautiful cards! I especially like the Just For You one - colors are gorgeous!

Kathy said...

Linda, I love both your cards, the blue you used with the goose is my favorite color. The design of the purple card just hits the spot. Great color combos.

lisa808 said...

Fabulous stamping & colors.

Sally said...

Wow great cards. Especially the purple one. Nice

Anonymous said...

Fabulous designs. So creative!

Marsha said...

Sp pretty. I didn't even remember the goose being in a stamp set. Nice.

Jan H said...

I wish I could make such beautiful cards---the goose one is the just the best!!

stampqueen said...

Lovin the purple - and the flowers look great double stamped, and your goose is just too cute!!!

Glitter Fantasies said...

I love those butterfly's!!!!! How did you make those little butterfly's? a punch??? oh please do tell.
Jackie
jmpresearch@gmail.com

Marilyn C. said...

sweet cards

Kathy/DiscoBay said...

Favorite butterflies, gorgeous flowers, spellbinder images, what's not to love.

Anonymous said...

WOW, love the butterfly card, I also like the goose card. Thanks for sharing your ideas,
Donna B

Anne said...

Both card are just beautiful. Loving the purple and flowers on the first one. Very elegant.
Hugs, Anne :)
http://createacardbyanne.blogspot.com

Susie said...

I love the spring mix card. Flowers are my favorite and this is beautiful!

Yone said...

Love yr coloring ! Hugs, Yone

naneruth said...

Beautiful cards! Everything goes so well together.

sandi said...

Oh My ! What can I say. SUCH BEAUTIFUL CARDS! Maybe one day I will be able to create such beautiful cards, Thank you for sharing and getting my creative juices flowing.

Darla said...

You did such a fabulous job on these. Your colouring is wonderful!!
TFS

Susan said...

Great job on both cards Linda! I really like the beautiful butterflies on the first card!

Patricia said...

Lovely cards! Very elegant. Thanks so much for sharing your inspiration.

sue said...

The lavenders always call to me.

Laura said...

Beautiful cards. The goose is my absolute favorite!

Sharon said...

Love your cards. Your use of many shades of purple is magnificent.

Linda S. said...

Love your color choices...florals are my favorite!

Nancy said...

I really like your style!

One of Us said...

The cards are very pretty. I especially like the first. thank you

Arlene said...

Thank you for sharing. I just love the goose one. The colors are perfect.

jc said...

Love your cards. Great use of colour.
Carolyn

Neesey said...

I forgot all about this set. Very pretty. I love the card with the goose. It looks so real.

Barbara Jay said...

I have the Springtime Mix set and love it. Thanks for another idea for this set

Susan said...

Wow. Your color choices POP. Love it.

deanna said...

Love both of your cards!! So pretty. Thanks for sharing.

Pat Jandacek said...

Love the drop shadow effect in the Springtime Mix card - an absolutely gorgeous card. The next card is just as wonderful. TFS

lynneatw said...

Love your cards.

Bertha W said...

Both cards were very pretty but the goose just caught my fancy - thanks for sharing.

margaret said...

I love both your cards. The purples, plum and lavender with all the accents- truly a beautiful creation. The use of the blended colors around the goose= I love the prism pencils. Thanks for sharing. ]

Brenda said...

Lovely colours and great shadow effect. Thanks for the chance and sharing!

annieb said...

First card, very elegant. Lots of stuff, but not cluttered. I like that. Your retro country goose/duck is quite adorable. TFS

Andrene said...

These are truly 2 of the most beautiful cards I have seen! Awesome job!!!

Janeen said...

i think your goose is cute! And I like how you did the bottom of the first card w/those purple strips. perfect

Mrs Ham said...

Stunning cards. I love the butterflies and the goose.

Kathy R. said...

Thank you so much for the beautiful cards. Love the butterflies on the first cards and how you colored the goose on the second card.

Crafty Math Chick said...

Very pretty! Love the shadow effect of the flowers in your first card and all the butterflies on the side and you beautiful coloring of the goose panel in your 2nd card.

Kris said...

Lovely job on both! Love your color combos! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Miriam said...

The shadow effect on the first card is terrific. Wow 2 beautiful cards love the color combos on both.

Corina Stewart said...

Really lovely cards

C said...

Love both cards.

luvhymns said...

I remember the whimsical flowers from the "spring mix" but not the duck. So cool to see your take on both beautiful cards.

Sue Bridges said...

Love the beautiful cards, such perfect coloring!

moejvon said...

I love both of these cards, especially the goose!

DebbieM said...

Stunning cards! I love the scene you've created with the goose. :)

Jennifer said...

Wow! I love them both. the shadow on the flower is great, and the background on the goose is very nice!!

LaNell said...

Two lovely cards. I especially like the first card. Beautiful color and love the butterflies.

richardbreaks said...

I really love the way the shadow stamp is so far from the focal image...SUCH depth!!

sunnyrc2001 said...

I love the Butterflies going down the side of card, and the shades of purple used on this card.Love it.

gerrie said...

Love the use of lacy circles and tags on the second card. Very nice. Thanks

Jessica said...

I just love butteflies, large and small. But that Duck is just adorable! Great coloring. TFS
Hugs, Jessica

Shirley B said...

Beautiful cards. That goose is absolutely gorgeous. Looks so real.

Jeanne said...

beautiful, love the duck

Judy Averill said...

Great cards--some of my favorite colors!

Barbara Colbert said...

Very pretty...springtime mix is one of my favorites!!!!

lincey said...

Thank you for sharing these gorgeous cards Linda. You inspire me! Thanks Lincey

Hi it's Terrid said...

Both of your cards are so beautiful! When I leave one site I already think I have seen such beauty then I come to the next site and am wowed once again! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

lamepaw said...

Linda,
The Goose card is gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration!

Ravengirl said...

Your cards are so detailed! Beautiful work!

Kaatje said...

what a spledid cards. the first so elegant and the one with the goosh is fantastic. Really inspirationable

Debbie said...

Love your choice of paper Linda to complement each stamp set. A job well done!

Sharon said...

Both cards are absolutely beautiful! Such great colors and coloring. I especially like the first one.

BuzzyBee said...

Great cards. Love the coloring you did.

Anonymous said...

Both cards are just lovely...wonderful job coloring.
crafty teacher

BethA said...

LOVE the color combination on the goose card.

BethA

sassyb07 said...

your card is sooo pretty!
hugs, Valerie

Anonymous said...

This is truly eye-candy. There is so much going on with the first card yet it isn't over-done at all. I love it!!! I am going to try using the glossy accents for dew drops as you did. Truly inspirational.
Thanks for sharing.

Joan said...

Very elegant cards. I love them both.

Joan
MN

Deb said...

I must try that shadow technique, lovely.
D.

Vickie said...

Beautiful cards and such attention to details! Love it!

Jan said...

Love everything about both of these cards.....Beautiful!

Peggy Abram said...

Very, very, pretty.

Golda said...

Both of your cards are fantastic! Love the Spring Mix set.

lindagrady said...

Love the color scheme on the first card, especially. Purple is my favorite color. That is a very versatile flower image, too.

ginalovesdave said...

Very, very pretty. I love that goose too!

Debby said...

As a child growing up, we had lilac bushes in our yard on the farm. Your lilac reminds me of those gentler times. Love it.

nana_4x said...

Just gorgeous; the Spring Mix card just takes my breath away...love it!

joanne said...

Enjoyed my first visit to your blog during this Treasure Chest hop. Love your featured two cards.

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful cards ... love the pretty purple combo on the first and your colouring on the little goose image is fabulous!

NanaConnie said...

Love both your cardes. The sheer ribbon and flowers are a perfect complement to the image on your first card and your coloring on the goose background is fantastic! Love having the opportunity to win a Kit!

stephanie said...

Great cards. TFS.

Lisa G said...

The cards are beautiful. I love the split colors on the first one.

Patzee said...

Wow! I love the shadow technique on the flowers. Both cards are simply gorgeous!

Kathy V. said...

Gosh, both are beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration.

glim said...

Wow, such pretty cards, the color and layouts were perfectly executed.

Jo said...

Both cards are beautiful but the first one is amazing!! I love everything about it!!

Sue D said...

Both cards are beautiful!

Melissa Cash said...

Gorgeous cards Linda! I love, love how real your goose looks! I feel like I can reach out and pet her!

Bette said...

Beautiful cards. Love those stamps!

Cari D. Cruse said...

Your goose card really made me smile - such a wonderful nostalgic feel. :)

gobarb26 said...

Love your cards. The colors are great!

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