Monday, April 11, 2011

Help for Japan Blog Hop Round Two!

Hello and welcome to a very special blog hop today! You may have been on the first hop that Whimsy put on for this special cause. Well, there were so many who volunteered to join in that we had to do a second one! The illustrators of Whimsy Stamps have come together to draw a special set of digi images for the purpose of raising money for the relief effort in Japan. All proceeds from the sale of these images will be donated to that cause. Kenny K, Raindrop Echo Designs, Meljens Designs, and Crissy Armstrong all contributed art work.

For the whole month of April, you can purchase the images as a set or individually (your choice) by visiting this page on the Whimsy store site. Please consider helping this special cause by purchasing one or all of the digital images we are offering.

If you have landed here from Amy's blog, you are right on track. If you have come here randomly and would like to start hopping from the beginning, please go to Ann's blog. She has the blog rotation order posted if you need to refer to it.

The amazing ladies of two design teams have come together to host this blog hop for you! The team from Sentimental Sundays and the Kenny K Krafty Girlz have joined forces to design some amazing jaw dropping creations for you. You have seven days to hop through all the blogs and enjoy all the lovely creations from these talented people.


The hop runs from now through til Sunday April 17 at noon.
There will be several opportunities to win blog candy! Four random commenters will get a chance to receive one of the three individual images or Ann's sentiment set. So be sure to leave comments all along the way for your chance at a free digi!

Also, if you post the "Help for Japan" button on your blog's sidebar, you can enter into the draw for the grand prize! The grand prize will consist of the entire digital set made just for this cause as well as a gift certificate donated by Ann of Raindrop Echo Designs worth $10 to use at the Whimsy Stamps store!

To enter, you must help us advertise for this cause by posting the "Help for Japan" button on your blog's side bar (just grab it from my side bar or from the top of this post) and then get your name on the Inlinkz option on Ann's post so we can be sure to find the winner.

Now that we got all the details out of the way...
I have used Chrissy Armstrong's Heartfelt Angel in my project today.

I really wanted to keep her simple, so I used just two colors--turquoise and white. I love my Lacey Squares Nesties, so I used them to make a card base for the image. Then just a touch of Stickles for her bubbles and wings..and the image was done. I used my new Tiny Tags stamp set and coordinating die from Papertrey Ink for the little heart tag and just added a single word and then a small gem. This picture just doesn't do her justice--she's so pretty and sparkly! Maybe if the sun comes out I'll take another picture in natural sunlight to let her shine!

Next you'll want to visit Susan's blog to continue hopping.
Thank you so much for stopping by, and for your support of this very worthy cause.
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Card Details
Stamps:
Heartfelt Angel digi (Whimsy Stamps), Tiny Tags (PTI)
Ink: Tempting Turquoise (Stampin' Up)
Paper: Tempting Turquoise (SU) and Stamper's Select White (PTI)
Coloring: Copics (B000, B01, B02, BG000, E000, E00, E21, C1, Y21, Y23, YR23, R20, R00)
Accessories: "Stardust" Stickles, adhesive gem, foam tape
Tools: Lacey Squres and Classic Squares LG Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Tiny Tags Die (PTI), Cuttlebug

10 Words of Love:

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous card! I love the scalloped edges. Beautiful coloring.

Cheryl Valadez said...

Hi Lisa! Your card is so lovely! That open scalloped border is so delicate and perfect for that angelic image. Just wonderful! Hugz, Cheryl

Marie-Anne said...

What a lovely card! I love the open scalloped border.

Marie-Anne

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

beautiful!!!

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Very pretty, love the blue! I made 3 cards from last weeks blog if you want to see them... http://thehoosierstamperleahanngast.blogspot.com

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card love the edges they look so pretty.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Tameko said...

Stunning card. Love the sparkly wings!

nicoleqmullen said...

LOVE the colours you used and adore the sparkle, she looks so beautiful the way you have coloured her!

Carma said...

What a darling image!! Love the blue and white simplicity. It really makes her shine...and the stickles helps the sparkle too :)

Esme said...

Wow that's a stunning card! Love the punched border and the sparkle!

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