Saturday, 2 April 2011

Let’s do the hop……

Good morning again! If you've joined me as part of the blog hop, then welcome! Hopefully you've arrived here from the lovely Rachel's blog, if not then keep following the links and you'll end up back here via there!

This time I'm back to share some projects made with supplies from the all new mini catalogue - I've been playing for a couple of weeks now, and have been desperate to share some of it! First up, here's the make and take card that the ladies at my launch party made last night

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It features the top note die (courtesy of my new favourite toy, the Big Shot), springtime vintage DSP, baja breeze seam binding ribbon and the gorgeous 'beautiful wings' embosslit. The sentiment is  from the Occasional Greetings stamp set, coloured with baja breeze and not quite navy markers. I'm loving the papers - I didn't think I'd like them at first as they seemed a little chintzy for my tastes, but having designed my next class using them they're fast becoming a firm favourite!

Staying with the springtime vintage collection, here is a card front that I made for a swap over on ILWS, organised by the lovely Pat (aka cupcake). The same colour scheme with an added hint of river rock, but this time featuring the 'four frames' stamp set and coordinating punch, which is a fantastic shape and size for fitting many of the existing SU sentiments - I can see this being one of my most used and abused stamp sets! The scalloped baja breeze layer is not a new border punch - instead I've used the curly label punch to create a different decorative edge.

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And finally for this morning, a swap that I made for a recent training session, hosted by my lovely Stampin' Up! 'sister' Bekka. A completely different colour scheme and style for this one - I used the 'Summer Splash' stamp set to create a bold & bright beach scene. The colours are pacific point, real red, daffodil delight pumpkin pie, crumb cake and tempting turquoise.

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That's all from me today, your next stop on the hop is Theresa's blog where there's lots more inspiration!

There are four hops in total running today - the first in the chain for each of them is listed below (this post is part of group one).

Group One - Erika

Group Two - Angela

Group Three - Rita

Group Four - Karen

Tomorrow's Mother's Day, so I'll be back to show you the cards I've made for that then!

25 comments:

  1. All your projects are beautiful but I especially like your first card - it is so pretty adn feminine.
    PS we have similar taste as I have the same blog design as you (on my non SU blog)

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  2. these are lovely Linz as always. TFS x

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  3. Beautiful cards, love the seaside Splash one

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  4. Gorgeous designs - particularly like the first one - that Top Note die is just fab and makes a perfect matting layer - B.

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  5. Lovely cards - the beach one is fab!

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  6. Love these Linz especially the summer splash. Zoëx

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  7. Beatiful projects. I just love these papers. I can see Im going to have to get them.Linda

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  8. Beautiful projects Linz. I'm loving your seaside card !!

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  9. Beautiful projects, love those papers soo much!! xx

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  10. I love your projects thank you so much for sharing x

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  11. Lovely projects, it is nice to see the surfing card as this is the first I've seen these stamps used.

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  12. Lovely cards - love the ruched ribbon, just so delicate and the summer card is lovely x

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  13. Love your Make & Take, will have to CASE if that's OK.

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  14. these are lovely. I keep thinking about buying the fishy set. Emma xx

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  15. Beautiful projects Linz.

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  16. Wow, very beautiful projects, thanks for sharing

    Karen x

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  17. now that summer stamp set did nothing for me when i seen it in the mini - BUT - now i can see how nice it is. i also adore the top card

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  18. Love the coulours you have used fav card being the first card

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  19. Wow, your make & take card is beautiful! The more I see people using Top Note and those butterflies the more I think I'm going to *have* to buy them!! Mind if I case the card please?

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  20. Wowza! Lovely project. The surfboards look so cute.

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  21. Gorgeous projects!
    Clare x

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  22. More blues and fabulous!! Note to self...must use more blue!!!
    The bucket & spade one is cute too :)

    Carolxxx

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  23. Fantastic projects love them all.
    Jackie xx

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