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Friday, March 9, 2012

Great impressions Creative Inspirations Blog Hop Today

Welcome,
Today i am so excited! Creative Inspirations Paint is doing a joint blog hop with
Great Impressions!!!
Did you know Great Impressions is having a grand Opening in there store?
If you just  popped in you want to start at the beginning  Creative Inspirations Paint
The hop officially starts at 8:00 AM Eastern time so please be patient if all the links aren't working.





 The prize is going to be 5 jars of paint (winners choice)
 $25.00 gift certificate to Great Impressions

If your hopping you should have come from April Lower's Blog
Just A Few Simple Rules
*Hop to each of the blogs
*Leave a comment on each blog
*Collect all the letters we each have to share 
*Leave  a message at the Great Impressions blog with what the letters spell.
*  You have all weekend From Today the 9th 8:00 am EST-Sunday the11th 8:00 pm EST to complete
HAVE FUN!

Here is the Line Up just in case you get lost along the way




I have two cards today to share using the same stamps and paints
I just LOVE,LOVE how this card turned out.
I used   F166-Basket,   

I used the following Creative Inspirations Paint
Aqua Marine, Evergreen, Orange,Tanzanite,Garnet,Burnt Sienna,Amethyst,Mint,Autumn Wheat
I started by stamping the basket and lightly colored and then went to work with my paints.I chose to fussy cut and pop dot with a bow so it looks like a circular basket.
The wreath was stamped right on the background paper and painted.
here is a side view so you can see the shine.


I am entering these challenges:
Crafty Purple Frog Challenge-Pink and Girly
Divas By Design-Favorite thing (vintage papers)
Craft-Room Challenge-Vintage Shabby
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge-Pink & Girly

My second card is using the same supplies as above with a different spin.This time I chose to color and cut the wreath also. Love this sweet sentiment! Isn't it perfect for the design?
Here is a close up of the basket and wreath- can you really see all the shine?
I know I will be using these beautiful stamps again.

I hated to quit designing.
Ok, now I need to send you on your way- the next blog on this hop is Deloris Blog 
I know she will have something wonderful to share

Oh Yea, have you guessed my letter yet?
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thanks for stopping...please leave a comment so I know you were here.

I am entering the following challenges
Divas By Design-Favorite Things- (glittery paint)
Little Darlings Challenge-Pearls

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37 comments:

  1. Wow...I am in love with the dimension on this basket! You did some amazing work with the GI stamps!!

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  2. beautiful cards. spring is definitely in the air. tfs.
    littlen44 at gmail dot com

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  3. Love how you used the same images and both cards are so completely different. Both are gorgeous and love the dimension of the basket on the second one.

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  4. Love the stamps you used and the way you used them so differently in both cards. Great use of the paints. Beautiful.

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  5. Love the vintage colors and feel of your first card...and the texture on your basket for the second it great.

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  6. Dawn, these are so sweet! I love that basket!

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  7. Both of these are outstanding!

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  8. Amazing cards Dawn, so romantic both of them. I sure like them both but i have a small preference for the 1st one, might be the colors...
    both are amazing Dawn!
    Love from France, Kianel.

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  9. Okay...you did it. I've been thinking about getting that basket stamp and you've got me convinced I need it now! Love the cards!

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  10. Love both of your cards, especially the one with purple. Purple being one of my favorite colors! LOL! Hugs Brenda

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  11. They are both very pretty! Love the shimmer on the basket.

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  12. Love the dimension and the beautiful colors on these. :)

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  13. Love the stamps you used, both cards are beautiful!! Great job!

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  14. these are simply stunning! LOVE the 1st one!

    when you find that $14.95 cd... pick it up for me will ya? LOL.

    hugs :)

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  15. Dawn, these turned out so lovely! Great dimension on your basket.
    hugs,
    Gini

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  16. oh Hun,this is brilliant love the layout and the dimension,on that basket is amazing hugs Cherylx

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  17. two stunningly beautiful cards! I love your work!
    Thanks for sharing your 'Favourite Things' with the Diva's this week and good luck with the challenge and also for sharing at LCI with the Ladybugs
    Laurie x

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  18. Gosh, this is lovely! Love the effect of the paints you've used, and the stamping on the text background is gorgeous. Thanks for joining in with us at the Craft-Room Challenge, and good luck.

    Maria x

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  19. I love ribbons and buttons..your card is beautiful..Thanks so much for joining our Craft-Room Challenge..Esther xx

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  20. Gorgeous work Dawnie! *I* think its fabulous, well done on the colouring of the basket looks beautiful! Really appreaciate good colouring and how much effort is involve!

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  21. Great job combining the stamps Dawn!
    And your painting of the basket looks so realistic - very pretty cards!

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  22. Beautiful cards Dawn! That wreath with the sweet little birds is darling and I love the Vintage button card!

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  23. Wow...beautiful cards... i love them so much!

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  24. Two absolutely wonderful creations Dawn, the images, colours and designs look fantastic.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  25. Love the opaque look to the paint on the printed background! Your style is natural & bright and inspiring!

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  26. dawn, love your cards, thanks for joining us at craft room challenge, debi x

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  27. Gorgeous cards! Love the way you have given the basket dimension and the colours in both cards are fab! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog Challenges this week. Good luck. hugs, Jill x

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  28. Dawn, these are absolutely gorgeous! I'm lovin' this hop!

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  29. beautiful creations!

    Thank you for sharing this with us at Craft-Room Vintage Challenge, good luck;-))m

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  30. I love the two different looks with the same images! I also love how you filled the baskets for added dimension! great job

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  31. The baskets look so beautiful.
    I love color combo on second card

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  32. Gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at LCI this fortnight...

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  33. Two really pretty cards, love all the trimmings, and the images are just so nice. Thanks for joining us at Craft Room Challenge and good luck. Julia xxx

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  34. beautiful card love the dimension thanks so much for joining us at little darlings this week
    hugs sara x x

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  35. Beautiful cards, I love them. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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  36. Oh wow! This is just gorgeous! Love that DP!

    Thank you for playing along in our Pink and Girly challenge over at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge Blog!

    Hugs,
    Wendy

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