Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Spellbinders Blog Hop

This is my 2nd post for the day. 
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Welcome to the Spellbinders Blog Hop.
I am absolutely delighted to be part of the hop.

We are showcasing the latest collections from Spellbinder:
Sew Sweet By Tammy Tutterow 


My post is featuring On the Wings of Love by Joanne Fink Collection  
For my first card, I am using
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These two dies are truly unique and different from any dies that I have come across.
They are artsy and full of details.
love dream create

I guess you can say that I was inspired by Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and thus, a multi-color panel. 
love dream create-002

My color choice came from a color palette photo from Pinterest.  I wanted to keep it contemporary and fresh.  After making the die cut,  I inked up each area with Distress Oxide (see links below).
love dream create
I embossed the piece with Translucent EP and then glue it to the black card stock.

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As for the white textures in the background? I applied the White Embossing Paste with the negative of the other die from Love Dream Create Etched Dies . I really love how it turned out.

My next card features
Shapeabilities Hearts and Butterflies Borders Etched Dies On the Wings of Love Collection by Joanne Fink
Shapeabilities Hearts and Butterflies Borders Etched Dies

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I am using my latest favorite things: alcohol inked vellum and glitter paper .
love you more

Basically, I made the die cut with the alcohol-inked vellum and Rose Gold Glitter paper.

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I did a bit of re-assembling and rearrangement. That's it!
love you more!
Isn't this die amazing??

I have a few more cards made with this collection.
It is just amazing what these Spellbinders Die can do.
Do you know that there is a HUGE giveaway!!?
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Be sure to check out every stop of the hop and enter your comment!

GIVEAWAY!!! Spellbinders is generously giving away $25 gift card to one of the readers/follower in this blog to the Spellbinders online store! Please be sure to leave me a comment in this very post. I will announce the winner on March 19th right here in this blog!

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80 comments:

Karthikha said...

Creative projects!! Each one is so beautiful and lovely! :)

designermc said...

Wow, You have been one busy lady!
I've totally enjoyed the past couple of days when visiting your blog. So many ideas and techniques.

Nancy

Barbara said...

These are really beautiful! I love both of them. I just have to ask....where did you get the adorable wooden pencils shown with the first card? So cute!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Love your cards. They are so beautifully designed!

Virginia Lu said...

Thanks for the comments, everyone! Keep them coming and you may WIN a prize :)

Hi Barbara, I got those cute crayon pencils in the market in Aruba's during a Caribbean cruise vacation 4 years ago. I actually have seen them in stores like Winners (here in Canada). I suppose you might see them in stores like Ross or TJ Mexx in US? Good luck in hunting them down.

Kara Lynne said...

These new dies are so cool! I love your glittery rainbow of colors and how they go so well with the words. Those hearts are just amazing in your gold and watercolor design! Beautiful and so artistic, Virginia!

Harriet said...

Your first card reminds me of 'Joseph and his many colored cloak' very different. Colorful and the sentiment is good. Your second card is so very inviting and unusual....truly super!

MJ said...

Your cards are really lovely. I think the heart one is my favorite. Thank you for all the inspiration.

ljcasselman said...

This seems different for you but beautiful nevertheless.

Paru Mahtani said...

Wow! These dies are truly awesome!

Nandini said...

Gorgeous cards. Especially love the hearts.

Isabelle Baudin said...

Your cards are fantastic ! I specially love the work you've done on the heart die, it's really beautiful with these colors and glitter paper.

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful cards! I love the dies you used and the awesome colors! The Hearts and Butterflies Borders set is so pretty!

K . Shuster said...

The vibrant colors of the first card really drew me in. The soft feminine colors of your second card is gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration.

Tree Montgomery said...

Beautiful! You are so creative!

Dee Earnshaw said...

wow your cards are just stunning - love the colors and designs:)

one irrational bean said...

Beautiful cards! Would love to win.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Two gorgeous cards, Virginia! Just love the many colors on card 1 & the glittery inlays on card 2!!

Teri Smith said...

Wow Virginia! You have made two beautiful, but very different cards. Spellbinders has brought out some very beautiful dies.

Barbara said...

This is a fabulous collection. I love your colorful cards.

Lady said...

Both your cards are great. I really liked the hearts die card you designed. The color choices are awesome too. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

Nox said...

Wonderfully whimsical cards - I love the use of black in the first one. It really shows off the colours!

Sandra's Inspirational Spot said...

Beautiful cards and fun colors!

Jennifer Scull said...

Your cards with these fun new dies are so bright and cheerful that I can't help but smile! Love the colors! :)

Thank you for the inspiration!

Nikki said...

Beautiful cards, love the dies.

bhappetat said...

The bright hot colors are great on the black background

Helen Budz said...

Virginia, I love what you did with these artsy die cuts, especially the first one. It truly depicts the "dreamcoat" both in color and die cut design. tfs

Sheila said...

The Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat technique is perfect for that dream, create die! A must have!!!

pcm said...

love what you did with those intricate dies!

JmB said...

These dies are so cool. And, your designs with them are stunning. Thank you for the inspiration.

Cathy Lillie said...

Thank you, Virginia, for using the Love, Create, Dream die! I've been waiting for someone to use this one. It's so unique and completely different from anything I already own. Your inspiration of Joseph's Dreamcoat is brilliant! Both of your cards are beautiful!

Linda BL said...

Love both cards ! The bright colors in the Love, Dream, Create die are so vibrant when paired with the Transkucent embossing powder. My favorite is the heart die with the alcohol inked vellum and glitter paper. The pinkish /corsl color is gorgeous with the gold glitter.

Dawn Turley said...

Amazing Virginia. These are some amazing dies and your cards showcase them to perfection.

Kathy Ferguson said...

I loved your cards. I think these dies would make wonderful bookmarks to give to friends. Thanks for sharing!

Evelyne Jackman said...

Your cards are fresh, fun and creative! I love how you use these dies and create these beautiful cards. I am happy to found your channel and blog.

Shanna said...

I love all of these new ideas!

Debbie Br said...

Love your creativity! Great cards!

Debra Rumpza said...

Really love these unique projects. I like the use of the heart border die.

Lori B said...

I'm such a fan of Spellbinders! I've signed up for their monthly kits and have NEVER been disappointed. I really like the heart dies you've shown here. Gorgeous!

Lagene said...

I LOVE your hearts card and the Love Dream Create die makes me think of the leaning tower of Pizza :-)

Purple Princess said...

Gorgeous cards!!

April said...

You did a beautiful job with these dies! Love the cards!

Sue D said...

Very cool designs. Love the colors and the sparkle. The hearts card is my fave.

Robi Wax said...

Beautiful cards! I love the look of the vellum.

Marcie Lovett said...

Both beautiful. Love the shimmer.

Joy Meadows said...

Such beauties, Virginia! Love the Joseph's Coat inspiration and the hearts are just too, too pretty.

Lisa Moline said...

Your cards are beautiful! Those are such great dies, I'm glad you chose those to use! Thank you for sharing with us!

TLady said...

WOW!!! BOTH of your cards are GORGEOUS, Virginia!!! VERY ARTSY & CREATIVE!!!! ;) I also LOVE the touch of embossing paste on your first card! SUPER JOB & AMAZING DIES, YES!!!! ;)

Sindhu said...

Beautiful cards...Both are die designs are unique...

conil said...

Oh my, I love this new die you used especially the way you used it. Gorgeous color, of course, but was struck more by the design elements you added. Very artsy-fartsy.

Cynthia DeVoll said...

Beautiful work! You are so creative! Thank you for the inspiration!

Danielle Dietz said...

Really cool cards Virginia! Love the color choices.

Mrsfish02 said...

So lovely. I like both of these sets. Alcohol inks are all the rage now. Even with me. Nicely done.

Cyndi Morris said...

Such unique, colorful cards. Love them!

Susie said...

Joanne Fink is one of my favorites. I took a lettering class from her several years back and just loved it. I love her drop down and dangle designs. And you've showcased them so well with your creativity. I loved the idea of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat - a fresh, fun, colorful contemporary look!

McStamper said...

Love the new dies and your cards are fantastic. Thanks for sharing your inspiration.

Amante del Papel said...

your cards are awesome! I love them!

Donna said...

I really love the dream die cut and how you colored it. Both of your cards are beautiful.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Wow, these dies you used are so very cool!
And your cards are beautiful.

bkazoo said...

Love those dies. What a great giveaway. Thanks for the chance to enter

Tracey McNeely said...

Virginia I love your cards, such unique designs and I love the sparkle!

ljcasselman said...

So clever how you used Colors! All are great!

Valerija said...

Lovely design and cutest dies, your cards are beautiful...love the colours!
hugs

Kelsey Thomas said...

These are so neat!

Carol Rossouw said...

Amazingly beautiful and clever use of these dies! Love your cards!

Carol Rossouw said...

These are such clever designs with these dies. Love your cards!

Gina Bloyaert said...

Hi Virginia,
What a great idee to use the beautiful oxide colors from Tim Holtz the are so soft and beautiful that the is no 1 creation that is not beautiful when You used this stunning colors beautiful cards love iT 👏👏👏😃
Mvg Gina Belgium

Aimee LaCroix-Slocum said...

WOW! You really brought these dies to life! I love the rainbow of the first card and how you kept the rest simple. The second card, those colors are so soft and beautiful...Love it!

Anushree Vaish said...

Beautiful cards...i loved the color combinations with tint of gold!!

Kati Caprara said...

Love your rainbow colored stacked words design as well as the stacked hearts!! Just lovely!!! Thanks for sharing!!

Tracey Magner said...

Hi Virginia, I adore both cards, I have had my eye on the die that you used in your 2nd card but now that I have seen how you colored that 1st die I have fallen in love with that die, you did such an amazing job on that first card I feel like I just have to have that now, you are so creative, I would of never thought to do it like that, I guess that is why you are the designer and I am the one reading your blog everyday, LOL. Thanks for all your creative ideas, I really appreciate it.

mel h said...

Inspiring pieces of art. Just lovely designs and I definitely would like to create with these dies.

Dana M said...

Love, love, love your cards! They have such a fantastic funky and fun vibe. You combined the elements beautifully.

Linda Anderson said...

Wow, lovely cards! I love the artistic eye that can look at something (die) and come up with new ways to use it in bits and pieces. Especially when the result is gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration.

Connie said...

Hi Virginia! Your "Love, Dream and Create" card is amazing! Thanks for sharing your talent with us :)

Kristina H said...

Oh so lovely projects!

cghundley said...

Gorgeous cards and I
love that first skinny
one with the rainbow
of colors.
Carla from Utah

Cynthia Cole said...

Such fun and colorful cards!

Lee said...

creative and lovely cards! thank you for sharing!

R.M.Vasquez said...

Amazing effects! Beautiful cards! I want to try making these, too.