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Friday, March 16, 2012

Shades of green Blog Hop SSS


Welcome to the Scrapbook Stamp Society "Shades of Green Blog Hop!" March 16- March 21, 2012  
The wonderful dream team wants to share with you projects in the shades of green and hopefully can inspire you this wonderful St. Patrick's Weekend with these beautiful shades of color. 
Hop along and be sure to see all the magical wonders. Leave comments on each blog as well as this main one and be sure to become a follower on this blog as well.
Blog Candy:
Two girls in the hop that are randomly chosen already will pick a winner on March 21, 2012 to receive a free digi from us.
Also feel free to stop by http://www.scrapbookstampsociety.com and tell us your favorite digi and we will choose one of you to win that free digi on the main blog page.
Thank you for hopping with us at Scrapbook Stamp Society!
You should have hopped here from Claire
If not please start at the beginning which begins with http://addicted-to-stamps.blogspot.com so you don't miss out on anything!

Well My First Blog Hop! I have done a couple before, but haven't actually taken part in one as such before, so I'm all excited!!
So here's my offering:
 This is using Fairy Mask by Marianne Mathiasen. The challenge and Hop for this week is "Shades of Green" in honour of St Patrick, so that was what I had to use!
3 different shades of green card stock, 3 different shades of green glitter, green foil, green Mica powder and 7 shades of green Promarkers!!
Promarkers used: Tea Green, Fresh Meadow, Soft Green, Meadow Green, Lime Green, Forest Green, and finally Pine!
 Well it was a challenge, but you know what for all that I like it, definitely a different version of Monochrome!!
I decided to use a twist on one of my favourite (well at the moment anyway) card bases. and instead of scoring the card to allow the main picture base to be framed by the outer edges, I turned it inside out, and made it so that it sits outside the outer edges as it were, so it seems a little bit more laid back than other versions!
I used the Cheery Lynn Royal Coved Rectangle DL192, die and used it to create a frame for the sides and base of the card, and the Spellbinders Lattice rectangles Die, extended slightly in my Happy cut, as a Matt for the main image. I used a green mica powder mixed with water for the background of the main Image. I foiled the flowers and hand drawn scrolls using a quickie glue pen and some foil from my foil-it machine. Various background flowers and dots were then glittered in the 3 shades of green glitter.
And there she is finished, and Fabulous in her green-ness!

 There are no other hops I'm the end, so well done for getting this far!!
Now you need to pop Here to the Challenge Blog, and have a peek!


Here is the entire line up in case you got lost on the way or even started with me!!:








And we have a Challenge Blog that we would love for you to check out: http://scrapbookstampsocietychallengeblog.blogspot.com

Hope you enjoyed what you have seen so far, and that you'll keep popping back to see what new inspiration I can offer, xx

Challenges for this card:
Pile it on Shades of Green
Digistamps 4 Joy A new dress for spring: Green
DYSU Favourite colour
Make it Monday anything goes
Whimsical Designs Go Green Challenge 45
Phindy's place Monochromatic Green challenge 96


Lou

18 comments:

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Louisa, fabulous colouring and image...beautiful.
Could you pop an 'h' in the link to me, as the link has broken in the hop.Thanks hun!..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Lisa M said...

Oh my, this is gorgeous and green! Love the mascarade mask and all your details. Just WONDERFUL! :)

Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
Lisa xx

Heathers Pur Imagination said...

Lou this card is so amazing! Love the shades of green and all the the layers! LOve love love!
Heather<3

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a great looking card lou love that shape and the shades of green.

greetings karin

WencheP said...

Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

LUV2SCRAP said...

Very cool card, love all the green (o:

uksharon said...

This image is so different and you have done a fabulous card with it.
Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at Phindy's Place this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

lisa said...

llove the green and she is lovely
lilfeatherscrappin@yahoo.com

GiGi said...

WHat a cool card! That image is so unique and I love the matting. Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

Elizabeth Hart said...

The image that you have used is gorgeous - love what you did with it. Thanks for joining us this week at Pile it On.

Birgit said...

This is so great! I love all the different greens and different paints, markers etc...that you used and I love the card layout. I saw this on MIM

Cec said...

Super card with great colouring. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.
Hugs!
Cec

-x-Nat-x- said...

Incredible card! Absolutely love the colours and the image is stunning! Came over from MIM
Nat -x-

Officer Mom said...

Love the image.. Great Job!!!!

Suzanne Roseberry said...

Your work is absolutely amazing and wonderful. You have such talent. Thank you for sharing your work, and for the inspiration!

roseberry.suzanne@gmail.com
www.suzanneroseberrydesign.blogspot.com

Pauline said...

A beautiful card, love the image, and the fab shades of green. Thanks for joining us at DYSU ths week!

sue w. said...

How lovely is your card with it's shades of green. Thanks for joining us at Whimsical Wednesday.
Hugs Sue W.

Jen Leeflang said...

Thanks so much for joining us on our "New Green Dress for Ms Spring" challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy. Good luck in the draw. Please join us for the next exciting challenge which starts tomorrow!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DS4J DT LEAD & CHALLENGE CO-ORDINATOR