Monday, January 17, 2011

Layers of Color NEW RELEASE Blog HOP!

Hello everyone! - Welcome to the January 2011
New Release Blog Hop!

If you came from Jessica’s blog, you are in the right place.
If you have just stopped in, please start at the beginning, you won’t want to miss a thing!


You’re invited to join us in celebrating our BIG REVEAL!!
FREE ART STAMPS are being given away on the all Blog Hop designers blogs!
And we are offering a GRAND PRIZE drawing where you can WIN the ENTIRE NEW RELEASE!

We are excited today to be revealing gorgeous
NEW Layers of Color cling art stamps and . . .

Our very first sentiment sets
illustrated by the talented
Nina Brackett!

You can check out all the stamp sets on the Layers of Color Blog.  I have created 2 projects for the hop.  I fell in love with all of these stamps and have been stamping like crazy!


Stamps : Sent With Love art stamp set and Warbler cling art stamp by Layers of Color
Ink : Brilliance Pearlescent Brown Tsukineko
Patterned Paper : October Afternoon - Fly a Kite
Prima Tag/Notecards Flora Fairy
Fiber : local craft store
Buttons : Dress It Up (Hobby Lobby)
Die : Spellbinders Fancy Labels
Stamp image with brown ink on cream cardstock and cut out. Stamp sentiment on cream cardstock and cut out using one of the Spellbinders Fancy Labels. Ink edges.
Cut brown cardstock to 5 1/4" x 5 1/4" and adhere to front of card. Cut patterned paper 5x5" and ink edges. Adhere to brown cardstock and use faux or real stitching around edges. Adhere Prima notecard as shown. Adhere fiber / lace along top edge. Adhere Warbler and sentiment as shown. Embellish with buttons.



Stamps : Layers of Color - Backyard Birds art stamp set and Floweret cling art stamp.
Gable Box Gift Container - Creative Cuts and More
Ink : Momento Tuxedo Black and Brilliance Pearlescent Chocolate by Tsukineko
Copic Markers
Patterned Paper : American Crafts Abode Lake Vie Court
Orange and Brown Cardstock : Bazzill
Spellbinders Nestibilities Standard Ovals and Scalloped Ovals.
Lace - Local craft store


Want to know how you can win FLOWERET ???
Simply comment here telling me your favorite Layers of Color New Release!  BY 10PM EST
Then check back here in the am to see if you are a winner !
Don't forget to leave comments on the other designers blogs as well to qualify for their drawings.
 Once you are finished hopping, Check out the Layers of Color Boutique to take advantage of the ONE DAY ONLY BLOG HOP SALE!!
All blog hop designer’s giveaways and Layers of Color Grand Prize drawing winners will be drawn at the end of the Blog Hop - you have only 24 hours to respond- what are you waiting for – get hopping NOW!!!
                                                                                                              
Blog Hop order ...

Layers of Color * Diana * Janice * Jennie * Jessica
* Linda * Nina* Layers of Color

Thanks for stopping by!

63 comments:

Jan said...

love the sent with love stamp!

Julie E said...

Beautiful - all that fussy cutting is sooo worth it. Great colors and lots of fab layers.

Alina said...

Gorgeous card! I love it! My favourite stamps are the cottage rose and the butterfly!

Yvonne Russell said...

My absolute fave is the Happy Wishes set.

I love all the sentiment sets and the Warbler is wonderful too.

I love your creations. I've really enjoyed the blog hop and seeing the versatility of these sets.

Thank you.

Sharri said...

Melisa - your card and gable box are gorgeous!! I love the the design of the card and the colors!
I like all the new sets but my favorite is the Love Chapter.

garnett said...

Love The Warbler stamp. A must Have.

Sandra said...

Happy Wishes - love the fonts...
Thanks for the inspiration!
Sandra ltb

Payne Holler Cards said...

omg such awesome projects!
really beautiful - having trouble chosing set from this release - guess I'm sticking with Floweret (and Warbler) hmmmmmm and that Love Chapter LOL

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous projects, Melisa! Wonderful papers and details on the card and beautiful coloring and cutting on the gable box! If I have to pick, my favorite new release is Nina's The Love Chapter, but I love all the new sets!

Grace said...

Oh my goodness Melisa these are sooo gorgeous!!! I love how you did the sentiment on the card... very clever gf!!! Love love love your box! Love that warbler on it! My fave, hard as it is to pick is Sent with Love! I just think it has so many really useful versatile sentiments that I need for so many cards I send! The entire release is great and you did a fantastic job with it!!!

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

Beautiful. I love the floweret.

MariLynn said...

Melisa, wow! I love your card and box. I love how the floweret looks in peaches with that turquoise behind it. Those birds look fantastic. I am so loving all these sets!

NinaB said...

So much to absorb here - just beautiful, Melisa.

Eli said...

Cute! I am really beginning to like this bird ;) I never made a card with the bird. I am a beginner :)

JaniceAileen said...

Absolutely beautiful, Melisa! Both of these are just outstanding!!

heidy said...

Oh wow ,these are gorgeous!!!
Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week.
Heidy

Darla said...

Wonderful creations you've shared this past week and today is no exception! My favourite of this release is absolutely the love chapter set.

Penne Jackson Norris said...

Your cards are simply gorgeous!!! Your choice of color combination is a favorite of mine (pink & brown). I especially love the Sent With Love stamp set and I am saving my pennies to buy it! Great talent by the designers and a great hop!

Lillian Child said...

Your projects are so lovely, Melissa! My favorite is Nina's The Love Chapter!

I just discovered your blog on this hop and am now a follower. So nice to meet you!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

Becky said...

Beautiful card and box. love the image. Thank you for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ.

Marija said...

I adore these hip-hops and your work is so nice :) My favourite new item would be Floweret, but I'm so into your creative interpretation with the bird house, I'd like to make one full of cheerful spring colors and a lot of birdy friends :)

Greetings from Zagreb, Croatia

m a r i j a . 8 6 . p u p i c (mymoon) g m a i l . c o m

Lea L. said...

These cards are gorgeous! I just ADORE the first one!

My favorite new release set is Sent With Love! It is so versatile, and the font is just gorgeous!

Debbie B said...

Love this!! The card is stunning and then the milk carton bird house is really cute!!! Beautiful work!

Debbie B

Céline et Nathalie said...

fab creation! love all the details
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
hugs
céline

Laura - Layers of Color said...

I adore this card, Melisa! The patterns and colors are scrumptious with the Warbler!
What a fun hop, hop, hop!!

Patti J said...

Melisa, you rock - girl, these are fantabulous! I love that card (you have my address, hint hint...lol), and OMG, that birdhouse is a work of art! Gorgeous, my friend! Very well done - love them both! Guess I'll have to say that I love the bird the best, although it is so difficult to pick one favorite! Hugs...

Runnergirl Creations said...

Beautiful project & card! I love the bird & the color combinations that you used! Thanks for sharing!

Jennie said...

Gorgeous card and love the ribbon and dies you used on your card!! Just pops beautifully! Your gable box is beautiful as well and the Floweret just pops on this!!

laury55 said...

love your first card...the warbler stamp is gorgeous

Diane Burns said...

Hi Melissa,

Sorry it has taken me so long to respond to your comment on my blog. I didn't notice that you live so close. At least relatively speaking in the state of Texas! All your cards are beautiful, you have an eye for arranging items together. Going to have to sign up to follow your blog to get inspiration!

Rosemary said...

oh your projects are so beautiful!

disneylisa said...

My favorite set is the warbler.

Mashoo said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

gloflo said...

That warble with the flowers make such a cute combinations. Thanks for sharing.
Gloria

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Gorgeous Melissa! Love your images and coloring!Beautiful colors and details.Thanks for joining the Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge this week!

Sue D said...

My favorite is the Warbler stamp and I like the projects you made with it.

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

beadz said...

These are just gorgeous! The floweret was my favorite, but I may have just changed my mind to the Warbler.
hugs,
Gini

Miesje said...

This is beautiful! I love the way you used the Warbler. The blog hop is terrific! My favorite - it keeps changing!

Thanks for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!

Audrey said...

My favorite set is the Love Sentiment set but I also love the fower set. Just beautiful cards!!

Cindy Lou said...

All these cards and your 3-D design, accent these stamps so well. I think my favorite stamp is still the floweret, but all the other sets are awesome as well. Thanks for sharing your talent and inspiration!

Valonda L. said...

You've done a really great job on all of the projects using these new stamps! They are great. My fav has to be the Sent with Love sentiment set, but the Floweret stamp is a close second.

Gwen said...

Still going to stick with the Love Chapter for my fav, but your cards are gorgeous! Great job with the bird!

MaxineD said...

Melisa your projects are once again beautiful - I am so enjoying the blog hop and all the eye candy!!
I think that my favourite set would have to be the Love Chapter, but only just - they are all fabulous!
Blessings
Maxine

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Oh my word, Melissa, this is such a gorgeous set!! The card itself is beautiful, but that box...oh my goodness...LOVE it!! Thanks for taking the time to play alng in this weeks Shining the Light Challenge over at ODBD!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Janelle said...

Wow! I'm just so impressed with all the wonderfulness of these two projects! Those birds, my word! I love the ribbon and I wouldn't have thought to use half of the fancy tag on a card! Thanks for the wonderful inspirations.

Betty Benton said...

Made it back to town about 5:30 pm -- long, long, long trip!! I love the warbler and you did such a beautiful job with him -- particularly like the portion of the fancy tag you used for your sentiment! You never fail to amaze me with your gorgeous creations!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

I commented earlier for the SSCC challenge and for the hop....but forgot to thank you for joining us for the ODBD Shining the Light challenge. Just gorgeous Melissa!

Lovely Linda said...

Wow Melisa - your projects are awesome! I love the way you have used the nre cling art stamps - gorgeous my friend! It is always a treat to come and see you! Thanks for the inspiration - again! {{{hugs}}}

Kristi said...

LOVE the color choice on the card. Very nice!

Karen Denson said...

I think the Love Chapter is my favorite stamp, but it's a bit difficult to pick. I just want to have them all. By the way, your card is BEAUTIFUL!

mypaperpleasure said...

I love the color combination, the bird is outstood because the poker dot red cardstock, I love the sketch very much, it is elegant and sweet, I love to win the floweret, thanks for the chance.

Lagene said...

Melisa, love your card & box! <u favorite set is The Love Chapter!

Marilyn said...

This is gorgeous & the birdhouse is so clever & creative!
Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.
Marilyn

samara Rachel Navi said...

Very cute and vintagy!

Heather Jensen said...

Amazing! Love the birds. Your card and cute box are just darling. They both blow me away. :)
Hugs~

Silke Ledlow said...

Two absolutely beautfiul creations Melissa! Perfect for the ODBD Challenge! Thank you for joining us this week...hugs ~S~

Gemma said...

Great project love the stamp! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week! Hugs Gemma

Joan Ervin said...

Oh my, Melissa...your card and box are over the top gorgeous!!!! I sooo love the new bird image and how you created such a beautiful vintage design and your box is fabulous!!!!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Gorgeous card Melissa! Love the backyard bird :)

Sue Lelli said...

Melissa, LOVE your card (and the bird in the window of your box, too!) So many FAB details on the card! LOVE the bird and the ribbon!

Barb said...

Absolute beautimousness, girl! Your details are fantastic :)

Nancy Maxwell James said...

what a darling card and stamps...love the sweetness about this card (and vintage feel)! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

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