Sunday, November 4, 2012

Paper Issues Blog Hop: over the river and through the woods....


Hello and Welcome to the Paper Issues Blog Hop!

Today starts a new challenge over at Paper Issues

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I had fun playing with this Hero Arts stamp


I had many ideas swirling around but knew that I wanted to do this one first:


[Everybody now]

Over the river and through the woods 
To Grandmother's house we go
The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh 
Through white and drifted snow

Over the river and through the woods
Oh how the wind does blow
It stings the toes and bites the nose 
As over the ground we go


Ahhhhh...the joys of stamping!

I wanted that image to pop so instead of doing of ton of other stuff...I just die cut and embossed the background.  It's a great way to really make the image be the star of the show AND give your card some extra BAM.

Initially I was going to add the sentiment below but it just took too much of the front panel that I decided to pop it on the inside of the card...


It is from the Hero Arts

Magic of Christmas


I'll be back later on this week with another stampy Hero Arts project!

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43 comments:

  1. YES!!! Paper issues and hero arts...love that team up!!!

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  2. Beautiful card!!! love the white embossing!!

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  3. Beautiful card!!! love the white embossing!!

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  4. Sooooooooooo cute cute cute!!! LOVING the trees and the clouds!!!

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  5. soooo cool!!!!! LOVE LOVE the embossing, esp the chevron!!!

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  6. That is one sweet card. Love the little scene you created. Great cloud dies too.

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  7. What a cool and different card ... just love it!!! Nice coloring too, Amy : )

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  8. love all the embossing. Really does allow the image to POP!

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  9. All the white embossed background looks fantastic - so much detail and interest while allowing the image to pop :)

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  10. LOVE!!! This is all kinds of awesome, Amy. Perfect!

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  11. Love all the white on white with just the color pop of the vehicle!

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  12. really cute..love the white background and that little car is too fun...great card..

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  13. Beautiful white backdrop for your fun vehicle Amy~

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  14. So, so sweet, Amy! I just LOVE all the great embossing on the background. :)

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  15. I love that sweet little car...what a great scene you created!

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  16. Fabulous card. Love the use of the all the embossing folders, great stamp. TFS pammejo1@yahoo.com
    http://pammejo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com/

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  17. Love the stamps..and the embossing Sista!!! Hugs...xoxo

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  18. Amy! I love the embossing, it really makes that car the star! Awesome Card!

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  19. LOVE the white on white with different patterns! Great card.

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  20. Oh my! This is amazing! I love the embossed texture!

    P/s: I so "need" that chevron embossing folder...lol

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  21. Love the embossing! Guess no one recognized the song..... Brings back memories

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  22. Wonderful card, love all the texture/dimension - fab stamp, fab embossing folder!!!!

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  23. LOve the embossing, this is so cute!

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  24. It is a very nice card. Balance with a great stamp.
    Japanese young people do not do homemade.
    It is unfortunate era.

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  25. I am loving the debossed snowflakes! Too awesome....and of course that little car! Definitely the star of the show :)

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  26. Oooh, this is fabulous, Amy! SUCH a cute design! I LOVE all the frosty white and love that little stamped image. The mix of embossing is fabulous, and you've truly made that image the star of the show. FAB!

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  27. Amaze-balls! Love the embossed white.

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  28. Amy this card is absolutely my favourite card of your to date! Must CASE you!

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  29. 100 percent cuteness...by the way i always have to scroll down for a minute or two cause you get so much love in comments...hehehehe...hugs

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  30. love the white on white background and the fun winter scene. super card, Amy!

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  31. Beautiful and cute!!! Love me some white on white embossing...fab!

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  32. Such a fun card! Love all the treatments!

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  33. Fabulous card, Amy, love all the embossing! Oh, I am so far behind on your blog!

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  34. Aww what a fun card! Love all the white embossed background.

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  35. Ooh I love all that dry embossing! Cute, cute, cute.

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  36. Fabulous card, I already like the needed parties, and what fun that Hero Arts shared your cards on their FB page!

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  37. CAT (textured)!
    ah, that song is now in my head. Fortunately for you my house is like the mall, we are ready for Christmas. Not 100% ready as I am not allowing outdoor decorations until after Thanksgiving, but there is a Christmas village in the living room and the boys invited the neighbors over to see it - twice, once when first set up and then they had to come again when it was lit :>)

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  38. What an absolutely adorable card, Amy! Love the little car 'going to Grandma's house' in all that snow :)

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  39. So clever and beautiful whiteness!

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Cheers,
~amy~