Tuesday, December 14, 2010

happy holidays..


{This is post #1 of 2 for today...Please make sure you check out my TORENDI post HERE}

Welcome to the Skipping Stones Design Blog Hop to celebrate the release of two new sets, Sentiment Frames #1 and Brrrthday! Today the DT and Guests of SSD will be featuring cards using Sentiment Frames #1. If you've just happened upon my blog today, make sure to start from the beginning at Skipping Stones Design.

You should have arrived here from Skipping Stones Design blog!!

Combined with the blog hop today, it's also Skipping Stones Sketch Tuesday which means we're showcasing another great creation from our Guest Sketch Artist this month, Maile Belles.

We'd love for you to play along with the sketch and link your card at the Skipping Stones Blog. A free stamp set is up for grabs to a lucky winner that joins our sketch challenge!


Hop Order:
Amy <<-----that's me!
 Rae
  Wendy  

Here is today's Challenge Sketch by our December Sketch Artist, Maile Belles:


So many possibilities, right?!  It is perfect for the Skipping Stones Design Feature set, Sentiment Frames:

Isn't it a gorgeous image?  This particular frame I used on my card is wonderfully ornate.  ALL the Skipping Stones Design images stamp wonderfully crisp & clean.

My color combo was inspired by Cupcake Creations Color Combo:


I really love designing non-traditional colored holiday cards...I'm also linking to Paige's Cards Challenge:


Thanks so much for popping by and now hop on over to:
Ann!

30 comments:

yyam said...

So gorgeous! Love the giant bow! And the sweet colors! Classy! :)

Moccavanila by Vera Rhuhay said...

oh...Amy..this is stunning! I love the colors so much!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous colours and card. I love the design of the sentiment and frame :)

Alice said...

awww... this is yummy! love love the color combo. gorgeous card, Amy!

Mona Pendleton said...

WOW Amy! Such a pretty card! That ornate frame image is gorgeous and your bow looks awesome! Thanks for playing along with the CR84FN challenge :)

Dora said...

I'm in love...love that frame and the colors!

Angie Tieman said...

Oooh, this is lovely and so elegant with that big, yummy bow! Love it!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is BEAUTIFUL Amy! I loveeeeeeeeeee the ribbon!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Laurel said...

What a gorgeous card!

Jingle said...

Beautiful card, Amy! Those colors are gorgeous!

Wendy said...

So funny Amy!! I used the same color challenge on my card, I just forgot to post about it! Great cards today girl!! Love it!!

Piali said...

Soooooooo pretty!!!
Love that gorgeous bow!

Kelley Eubanks said...

Oh Amy... I love this! Your card is gorgeous!! Love the colors!

scrapsnsuch@gmail.com said...

Ornate and beautiful! What a great color combo too!

Tamra said...

Love the non traditional colors Amy...gorgeous card!

Susan said...

gotta love those big polka dots and big ribbon...they make a card come together in a flash...(in the hands of talent}!!!!

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Amy,I love your papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Linby said...

Simply gorgeous, love that lush bow.
Lynn x

Tina said...

Yummy ribbon! Very nice!

Lisa M. (aka. Lisa @ Farm Fresh) said...

So Beautiful!

Emily Leiphart said...

This is so beautiful and classic. Love the images and colours!

Lynnda said...

I love that GIGANTIC bow... cutest... and the colors are just classy...brown and pink... perfect sista!!!!...xoxo

Lillian Child said...

Very lovely! That ribbon is gorgeous and I love the scroll look on your sentiment

Jan Garber said...

I want to be able to make a bow like that! Mine always come out all frumpy! Love the color combo!

Debbie said...

Awesome!

Erum Tasneem said...

This is STUNNING!!!! i love the colors that you have used and that ribbon is to die for! The image is just wowsers!

ivy said...

love this!! so elegant! perfect bow too!

Brenda said...

Love it, Amy!!! I think pink has to be one of my very favorite colors to use for Christmas.

Anonymous said...

Way to rock some challenges! Love that frame cut out...so pretty!

Deborah Frings said...

Super bow - the card looks so luxurious! Very pretty.