Friday, August 12, 2011

Stamp TV's CSS Alumni Blog Hop

Hi there,
 Here we are again with another Alumni Blog Hop from Stamp TV - who doesnt adore GKD stamps!! I look at my stamp bookcase and see that I definitely love 'em....wish you could deduct stamps from your taxes !!!
 Now you should have come from Kay's Blog who is just toooooo fabulous - love her style...if you missed her...pop back and check her out!!!
 If you missed starting at the beginning, head over to STV and jump in on the hop from there... This challenge we have another wonderful sketch from our very talented Melissa Cash - I will use this one often!!!


SURPRISE! we have a twist that Melissa didnt know about it....she always gives us such great sketches so we are having a "surprise" birthday celebration for Melissa and created our projects wishing Melissa a Happy Birthday! here you go....

Make sure to leave a comment as you hop along because on Tuesday morning (August 16th), we will randomly choose one of the comments from all the blogs ... who will get a stamp set of their choice valued up to $24.95!

now, keep hopppin right over to Lori's Blog and be amazed!!! she is just SO talented...she can do it all...vintage, CAS, coloring...well ...you know!!

hugs to everyone, and enjoy the hop - hope you are inspired to stamp!
also entered in the following challenges:



supplies:
GKD Stamp sets "Life is Good" and sentiment is from "Purr-fectly Delightful" both by Theresa Momber
cs - GKD's Green Apple, SU's Not Quite Navy, vellum and stash dp
ink - Vivid's Ultramarine and black, Memento's Danube Blue, Tangelo, Summer Sky and Ranger's Peeled Paint
Copics - B99, N4
Spellbinders Long Classic Scalloped Rectangles Large

105 comments:

Lori said...

WOW Linda, absolutely gorgeous!!!

Lagene said...

linda, you outdid yourself this time! This is absolutely GORGEOUS!

Melissa Cash said...

Linda, your card is so pretty! Thank you so much for the birthday wishes. You guys are awesome! {{hugs}}

Vicki Dutcher said...

Awesome scene card! Nice touch with the bflies~

beneta said...

Your card is amazing. I have always wanted to try the technique but have not given it a try. Super card.

joy said...

Your coloring is absolutely beautiful and love how you have created a reflection pool.

lisa808 said...

Wow--neat card!

Carolina said...

So beautifully colored and love the butterflies - such a great touch!

Miesje said...

Oh my gosh Linda - that is awesome! Love the butterflies and want to go sit by that lake!

alex said...

Stunning card, just a beautiful take on the sketch, looooooove it

Debbie D. said...

Wow, this is so gorgeous and am loving this sketch.

Kay S said...

Love the gorgeous scene you created, Linda. The colors are beautiful and the whole card is just beautiful.

pamselinski said...

WOW this card is so very beautiful.

Barbara Colbert said...

A beauty!! LOVE the coloring...butterflies in trio..work!!! :-)

sally said...

STunning, LOve the background of water and trees

Deb said...

Oooh, a lovely day on the lake! That's what it looks like where we are visiting now! Such a beautiful scene! :)

peggy wainman said...

Great scene!

Lynn B. said...

Love that you can see the scene behind the sentiment on the vellum Great touch!

ksval1956 said...

Nice card - love the reflection and the colors

Melanie said...

really like how you interpreted the sketch with the reflection, nice!

redwasher1 said...

Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love it!

Crafty Math Chick said...

Beautiful reflection card! I love all the delicate sponging and your pretty butterflies.

stampqueen said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!! Love the trees in purple!!!

The Other Patti Sue said...

Absolutely stunning... Happy Birthday Melissa!

Patti P. said...

Linda, this is one of my fave sets and you did a wonderful job with the reflection. I love this sketch and think it is definitely a keeper.
Tfs.
Patti

Kary said...

Hi Linda! What a beautiful card!! Love the serene scene and the gorgeous butterflies.

BrendaLea, the Prpldy said...

Wow! Your card makes me feel like I am at the lake! So beautiful!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Such beautiful shading on the sky and water, gorgeous! I love how you did the sentiment on the vellum, too.

Giovana said...

Beautiful card Linda! Love the scene and colors!!

Jennie said...

So very pretty Linda! Love your scene cards and this is just so serene. Great job my friend :)

Firenze said...

Gosh! I'm in awe of you watercolour reflections! TFS
Helen -- Firenze Cards

Donna Phelan said...

Fabulous scene you've created, Linda. I can feel that cool breeze from here! :)

Lisa Girard said...

Very beautiful card

Becky said...

Gorgeous scene Linda..

Wide Eyed Stamper said...

WOW! beautiful scene and what a great take on this challenge!!!

Bernadet Rodakowski said...

Wonderful take on the sketch. Such a great birthday card!

CraftyRia said...

Great card! I love the scene! I have always wanted to try that technique.

Sharon said...

What a beautiful card!

Diana said...

This card makes me want to go to the lake and just enjoy this kind of view
Thanks

carrie said...

Wow! Fantastic card! Love the look of the mirrored images. Great colors and love the touch of butterflies.

scootingranny said...

Very nice card. Love the reflection of the trees and the colors

jazy1m said...

Love your take on the card. Thanks for sharing.

rondanoh said...

I have said it before you are a true artist love the landscape...beautiful.

Regina said...

Wonderful card and so effective!

crotnem said...

Love scenery! Those butterflies make it whimsical!

Lynnette said...

Stunning card Linda the scenery is beautiful xxxx

Anonymous said...

This is so pretty. I love the scenery. Thanks. Lori Kompa

Golda said...

What an absolutely beautiful birthday card! I love your coloring and the look of the butterflies.

Peggy Jean said...

Love it, love it, love it. very creative

Darlene Gabriel said...

What a gorgeous scene you've created.

Carol said...

Beautiful card! I love the design and the colors!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

A gorgeous card here with very pretty colors. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Jill said...

Beautiful card! I love the way you can see the stamped image of the trees through the sentiment.

Ricka Parkhurst said...

Beautiful colors

NJMullins said...

I love this! Makes me want to step into it!

Theresa Lee said...

Beautiful card! ..and love the butterflies! It added the perfect touch to an already beautiful card!

Anonymous said...

Love your card...the touch of the butterflies makes the design beautiful.

Tobi said...

Wow, just GORGEOUS!!! And I meant GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!! =)

Honortem said...

Wonderful job!

Judy Boyd said...

Great scenic card.Makes me want to have a picnic by the lake.

Lisa said...

I just love landscape cards. I've never been able to master them myself. I also love the way you created a highlight with the frame.

Pigpen said...

A LOT of work and vision went into this. Don't know if I'd have the time & patience, but I sure do appreciate the efforts of those who do.

Kris said...

Love it! Trees are my fav! And you can deduct stamps from taxes... if it's your business and not a hobby!!! Sweeeeeeeeet! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Dee said...

Beautiful! Love the use of vellum and the colors.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card. The scenery is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

naneruth said...

Lovely card!

scrappinmommom said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing..

Danette said...

Wow Linda! This is amazing. I love that reflection affect that you captured so beautifully!!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love your take on the sketch. What a great scene.

ntsisterz said...

Your designs are so unique. Love 'em!

1jmass said...

love the reflection of the trees

Anonymous said...

So pretty! Love it!!!

TFS,
Victoria Merrick
angelicmsn1@aol.com

Gayle said...

Linda, This is an amazing card....such a beautiful scene.

Cheri said...

I'm just getting around to finish the hop, and Linda, your card literally took my breath away. You have a lovely touch with scene cards and this one is gorgeous!

Barb said...

oh so pretty. I need to learn how to do that reflection technique. very nice job.

Jennipher Lowery said...

Love that scenic stamping! Grand card.

Die Cut Lady said...

Nice use of the scene for the background.

janice moss said...

Wow! I think I'll take my retreat here!

Donna said...

Pretty card Linda, sweet little scene, great coloring job.
Thanks for sharing your card.
Donna

sprgstn16 said...

OMG! You were reading my mind with those delicate punched butterflies!! I love this!

sandi said...

Your cards are always so pretty, Thank you for sharing

jean w. said...

Wow Linda this is beautiful! Love the shades of colors and the butterflies!

Aixa M. said...

Very nice landscape!

Andrene said...

Awesome job!!! Thanks for sharing.

Monica said...

Love the scene you created! Gorgeous card!

Christine from FL said...

Great card! Very unique!

Bertha W said...

Beautiful use of the velum over the scenery - great idea!

Anonymous said...

Interesting play - you can almost smell the summer heat while watching the butterflies play.

Janeen said...

what a pretty reflection scene.

Anonymous said...

Love the scene you created. Thanks

Anonymous said...

Very nice card. Love how you did the reflections.

Anonymous said...

Soft, subtle,pretty card! Nice job

Cynthia said...

Very sweet, Linda.

joanieg said...

Your coloring is beyond beautiful Linda! Love the type of reflection pool. Would love to learn that! Thank you for sharing and inspiring.

Betty Neville said...

Gorgeous scene Linda! Your scenes are always so beautifully done - I have never created one yet and may attempt it one day.

ecclesp said...

Looks like a painting...I can see a lot of work went into this!

Valerie said...

Really amazing card. A really great job.

Marsha said...

Another beautiful card by you.

shatril said...

Love the sceneic stamping, and reflections.

The T-Shirt & Tole Shop said...

love the reflections. awesome job

BuzzyBee said...

I have only one word. "stunning."

Debbie Rogers said...

Awesome scene completed with butterflies...Who could ask for more!

Chris said...

Exquisite! What a beautiful card.

Barbara Hale said...

Beautiful scene you created. Great card.

custom suits said...

This card looking so simple. Every thing looking attractive. I impressed by the best design.

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