Monday, June 22, 2015

CardMaker Blog Hop with Avery Elle




Hello!

Welcome to the next stop on our hop with CardMaker and Avery Elle.  If you've been following along, you've just come from Karolyn Loncon's blog.  If you're just joining in, be sure to start at the CardMaker blog.  You won't want to miss any of these great designs along the way.
Don't forget to enter the give-away at Avery Elle!  One lucky reader will win a $30 Avery Elle gift certificate, and that could be you!

Several weeks ago I received an envelope in the mail from Jamie, containing the new Avery Elle Peonies clear stamps and matching die set.  Peonies!  I felt like these were made just for me.  My great-grandmother Purthena's peonies bloomed in the back yard again this spring, and they smelled oh-so-good, so much sweeter than the new varieties.  I admit it.  I'd never used matching stamps and dies before, so this was an interesting challenge for me.  And a delightful one as well.   This set included a lot of great little sentiments, perfect for almost any occasion.

For the first card, I wanted to try all watercolor.



Other supplies:  watercolor pre-folded card from Strathmore; pink, grass green, spectrum blue and ochre watercolor pencils from Derwent; ACo27 My Notebook stamp set from Hero Arts; black dye ink from Tsukineko



Other supplies:  Vintage Charm stack from My Mind's Eye; Rouge and Moss Green chalk ink from Clearsnap; Paper Studio 3-D foam adhesive squares from Hobby Lobby; Grand Caliber Nestabilities Oval dies from Spellbinders



Other supplies:  ivory pre-folded card and pink shimmer cardstock from American Crafts;  Pastel Pink and Olive green chalk inks from Clearsnap;  S2-011 Shapeabilities D-lites Wrought Iron Die from Spellbinders


I love the look of chalk on kraft paper, don't you?  I think this was my favorite!


Other supplies:  Paper Studio Poetic Postage stack and kraft cardstock from Hobby Lobby; Chestnut Roan chalk ink from Clearsnap; pink and Bice green pastel pencils from General's




Other supplies:  green and pink patterned cardstock from My Mind's Eye; Paper Studio Beach House stack and 3-D foam adhesive squares from Hobby Lobby; Espresso dye ink from Ranger; Rouge and Olive chalk ink from Clearsnap

Next, hop along to Jamie's blog at http://blog.averyelle.com/

Thanks for stopping by today.
I appreciate all comments!

36 comments:

  1. Wow, you have been a busy card maker! I love these soft, pretty, and feminine cards using that gorgeous flower stamp set!

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  2. Pretty cards. I especially like the one with the fence.

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  3. This is such a beautiful stamp set, and you've showcased it so well! Love all of your cards, Sarah - great job, as always!!!

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  4. Your cards are all so beautiful! I love that Peony stamp and die!!

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  5. Beautiful cards! I love the peony set

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  6. I love the pencil sketch look of the first card.

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  7. All of your cards are
    so pretty and it's a
    great stamp and die
    set.
    Carla from Utah

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  8. All of your cards are so pretty & fabulous!

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  9. all your card are beautiful, but your first card was my favorite!!!

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  10. What lovely, dainty and delicate cards! Beautiful colors!

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  11. Love the soft colors and how you can use the peonies to create different looks. Very pretty! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  12. Beautiful variety of peony cards.

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  13. the colors are so sweet and pretty! loved the cards

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  14. Love love love the pink card with the fence.
    Great blog hop!

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  15. Great use of this stamp! Love all the different styles you've showcased!

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  16. You did an amazing job using this set in such different ways....really shows off the versatility of this set. Peonies remind me of my mother...she grows the most amazing peonies.

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  17. These are all beautiful cards and you really showcase the versatility of this peony set using a lot of different techniques! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration.

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  18. Love the peonies! So inspired by the different cards and effects you managed to achieve!

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  19. Gorgeous uses of peony stamp. Really like the use of watercolor and chalk: the blends are so pretty.

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  20. Lovely cards!! Love the water coloring!!

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  21. Wow! I love this pretty watercolor card!

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  22. Pretty cards! Love those gorgeous flowers!

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  23. What a wonderful set of cards! Those flowers are just so pretty!

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  24. Your floral cards are so pretty!

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  25. Gorgeous peonies! I'm loving the soft colors.

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  26. So pretty. I am liking watercolor just more and more, every time I see it.

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  27. The colors are all so soft and pretty. Elegant cards.
    thanks for sharing.

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  28. These are all beautiful & I'm thinking I really need this stamp.

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  29. Wonderful cards, and you are really showing off those new stamps.

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  30. I am so super impressed by the wonderfully gorgeous and beautiful cards you have made with this set!! What a showcase!! I want this stamp set and I want to CASE every single one of your cards!! So incredible!!

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  31. This is so beautiful!!! Love the vase with this!

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