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Paper Issues Hop Along!

Welcome to my stop on the Paper Issues Hop – Card Edition! ๐Ÿ™‚ There’s 3 catagories to the hop going on today (Layouts, Altered and Cards) so don’t miss any of them! I’m fortunate enough to be following up the uber talented and awesome Diana. Or unfortunate because how is one suppose to follow her up? Seriously! Well the answer to that question is by using one of her embellies on your card and by proximity being that much closer to her awesomenessย  :mrgreen:

For my hop card I used the felt and doily embelli I got from Diana’s Etsy shop and paired it up with HollyDay Gwen, a new Clear Stamp at Some Odd Girl. She’s got a party festive flair going on ๐Ÿ™‚ I just pulled out the little stick pin a touch to become the pole for my little banner flag. The paper is MLS and Basic Grey with a little silver washi tape. The theme for the hop is “tree hugger” and while I don’t have any trees or woodgrain, everything came out of my scrap box so I consider that being a bit green ๐Ÿ˜‰ I colored HollyDay Gwen with copics:

Skin:E30, E31, E33, RV81, RV83
Hair: W2, W3, W5, W7
Clothes: Y21, Y23, Y26, Y32, Y35, Y38, E41, E42
Eyes: YG91, YG95

I also have a little RAK to giveaway to one lucky commenter. You have until the end of the hop (Sunday Sept 18th @ 11pm EST) to get your comment in ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ll announce the winner of this sweet little gift pack on Monday.

Included is a Doodlle Bug Create-A-Card 18 piece (actually 19 bc light pink had an extra envelope lol) Polka Dot assortment card base and envelope set, 2 Brand new Smooch pearl ink, 5 rolls of paper tape (1 yard each pattern), Maya Road Felt blooms, and some Pink Twinery Twine.

I am even going to send along the card from my post above! I hope you likey! I never know what to put in these things lol!

Now that I’ve yakked your ear off enough the next stop on this awesome card trail is the amazing Kelly! So getta hoppin!

49 comments to “Paper Issues Hop Along!”

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  1. i LOVE YOUR NEW GWEN STAMP SHE IS GEORGEOUS!! i JUST LOVE YOUR COLORING AND BLENDING. YOU ALWAYS DO SUCH A GREAT JOB. i CHECK YOUR BLOG EVERYDAY ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. *sigh* you are quite possibly the best Copic colorer in the whole world. Ever! I love how you did Gwen, and her hair is perfect.
    And, girl, you made me blush! ๐Ÿ™‚ Love how you used the Doilie Bloom. Your latest set is in the mail today. I love what you make with them!

  3. Kristy! Gwen is just ADORABLE. You have rocked her, once again, and proved just how versatile she really is. Her skin tones is gorgeous!

    The layout is fab, I love the little banner and the stick pin as the pole! Seriously. Lush patterned paper and that doily is too cute!!

    Awesome job Kristy. Oh, and the RAK – you’ve nailed it, no worries about not knowing what to put into one!!

    xo

  4. Wow! I love how you color and shade your images! So gorgeous! Such a fun and colorful card. I’m just browsing through and leaving love so please don’t include little ol’ me in your AWESOME give away!

  5. Kathryn Garner says: September 16, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    Love your card. Very adorable. I am now following your blog and looking forward to checking out future posts.

  6. The coloring on the card is amazing, beautifully done. This is an awesome RAK, one I could put to alot of use. Thank you.

  7. Wow Kristy- this is beautiful!!! I see you are part of 2 blog hops today- yay!!! I’ll ask the person before you to permalink but I’m glad it’s this way now so I got to see the beautiful holidays cards in the other hop. I agree with other commenters- you color like a mad woman! Fantastic work!

  8. *squeal* she is sooo cute what a lovely card. I to love your colouring. I myself haven’t yet gotten into the copics but you make me want to change my mind. I’m definitely going to look into them more. The effect is amazing. ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Hey Kristi. Your Gwen is so cute. Did you design that stamp? I love you fun coloring and bright and happy card. Your giveaway is already generous but to tell you the truth as much as I would like to have it all, I’m really drooling over the chance to win the cute card you created.

    Thanks for letting me enter. Hugs…Tracy (your newest follower)

  10. What a cute card! I love, love, love the colors! You are very creative! Also, your giveaway is fabulous! Gotta love all those bright, vibrant colors…you rock! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. What a fun card! Would make any recipient smile to receive this one. Thanks for a chance to win your great giveaway! Peggie

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