PMS blog hop and a mojo challenge!

>> Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Hello!  It's time for the PMS blog hop!  The release is tonight at 9pm and i am so silly excited about it!


Now if you're hopping here from Dawn Wheeler's blog... you're right on track!  If not... you need to start back at the beginning!  I wouldnt want you to miss out on all the new release fun, prizes or the discount code!  :)

I'll spare you my whole reasoning on why you may like digi since i wrote it all out on the PMS blog too!  :)  And we'll just get straight down to business with the blog hop!

I have a few different projects for you, all to show you the different fun ways to use digis!

My first card, if my favorite way to use word art digis!  A nice solid print, and using it as a main focus.  I am hopefully in love with quotes, so being able to really give them attention is a great fun thing for me!  I printed this quote onto Neenah cardstock, cut it out with my nestabilties die and then airbrushed over it for affect.  The layout is based on this weeks Mojo Monday sketch.

 


I love this paper line by scribble scrabble!  Their paper is nice an thick, and super cute designs on either side!  This particular collection is called Felicity.  But it looks like all of their lines are über cute.  Now if only i could remember where i bought this!!!!!  Because i can tell i'm gonna need more!


My 2nd card is my next most common way to use word art.  Just as a sentiment to go along perfect with an image.  So this is nice when you can scale down the size so it prints small to not take away the focus from your image!  This card was actually also made with my friend Kim, in mind.  She just became a gramma for the first time and I've been wanting to get a card out to her.  You truly never can understand this sentiment until you have a child or some small being you call your own (furbabies can count).  The mass of love in my heart for my children is so large i feel like my heart will burst just thinking about it!    But this sentiment would also work great for a thank you card!  Think of those little things people do for you that mean so much!


read below in "the deets" for all the nitty gritty.


And last but not least... this is a new way of using a word art digi but oh my gosh can i tell i'll do this more!  Now you rarely, if EVER, buy a quote stamp thats larger than a background stamp right?  I mean, would you have enough use for a quote stamp that large?  Well, with digis you can make it that large if you need!  Enlarging the quote to such a size would also work great on a scrapbook layout.  This helps to make quick gifts too!




Now if you dont care about the nitty gritty details, thats ok, but you need to scroll down to the bottom of the post to see how you can enter to win these digi images, to get your letter for your 15% off coupon code and to see who you hop to next!

Here's



Card 1
Stamps:
A Little Faith Digi Stamp from Paper Makeup Stamps

Paper:
Felicity collection from Scribble Scrabble
Cardstock is Bazzill ( Maraschino and Lagoon)

Tools and Accessories
Flowers from the floral section of Hobby Lobby
Brad is by Bazzill Basics in Lagoon
Spiral Clip from Spare Parts
Ribbon from Spool O Ribbon
Cats Eye Chalk ink in Chestnut Roan
Copic Airbrush: Using E11 and E00

Card 2
Stamps: Digi Stamps from Paper Makeup Stamps, to be released tonight at 9 pm!
A Fairy for Kayleigh (previously released)
I Never Knew... sentiment

Coloring/Copics
Hair: E25, E27, baby hair is YR21, Y21
Skin: E00, E21, E000 and R20 (cheeks)
Shirt is BV00, BV02, BV31
Baby Blanket: R20, R21, R22
Wings: B00, Colorless Blender

Paper:
Blue PP is by American Crafts; Pink PP is by Martha Stewart Crafts
Cardstock is Georgia Pacific for the white and Chocolate Brown by The Paper Studio, and Pink Pirouette from Stampin Up

Tools and Accessories
Border Bling by Heidi Swapp
Circle Custom Cutting System by Creative Memories
Cats Eye Chalk Ink in Iced Blue and Rouge
Brown Satin Ribbon from Walmart


Ok, if you've made it this far (i'm proud of you, i know i'm wordy!) you can enter yourself to win these digis for free! Just leave a comment on this post!

And i bet you want your letter for the code, huh? Well my letter for you is C! Now hop along to Lisa Kind's blog so you dont miss her amazing creations and to enter yourself to win MORE and to get yourself the next letter!!!!

40 comments:

Tina Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Both projects are lovely, so much detail. Awesome coloring too. I see you are loving your airbrush.

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Katie you did fantabulous on both of these...but I love what you did with the first one the most!

Shaela Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

beautiful cards, Katie. :)

Kim Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Beautiful! I'm using that first word art today for Mojo and the color challenge :) And you've been holding out on that second quote huh? Both just incredible!

Jane Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Both your cards are gorgeous, love the colours on the first one!
Jane
x

All Pink girl Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Fantastic and stunning as always ,love the papers you have used with the sentiments xxx
hugs Dawnxxx

Christi Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

I love them both!! And TOO FUNNY about us using the same sketch, spoinging...LOL!!!!!!

Stampin_melissa Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Both cards are beautiful, but I just love the way you made the first sentiment the focal image and it pops!

Dawn Mercedes Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

C...for cute and creative!!

Meli Mitchell Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Ohhh the little flower on the first card is great...and that bling on Kayleigh's card = faboosh!

jennruggeri75 Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Your work is amazing! These digi stamps are my favorite so far.

Danni Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Both are so nice!!

Anita Hovey Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Great projects Katie. I love that scribble scrabble paper...have to look for some of that here. Reminds me of some MME stuff I just bought.

Brandi Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Another sentiment that I adore!! Fab card Katie! :)

Martha Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

oh I love your sentiment card, love it!!!

Tink Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

LOVE them! I am so glad you are doing some digi's! Thanks

artfulwhimsies Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

such pretty cards! thanks for sharing~

Mandi Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Both projects are very pretty. Nice job on showing of the word art! :)

LeAnne Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Ohhhhh, Ahhhhh!!!! I am loving these great digi sentiments!

Sheri Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

All of the projects are just beautiful!

Kayla-Colleen Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Wow!! I just love your stamps Katie...and your blog is fun too. I can't wait to see the new digis--I've grown to love digis just as much as rubbah (lol!).

Colleen
PinkPixiePaperie

Michelle Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

wonderful cards katie.. im also afan of word are...i love making cards with just a sentiment or quote on the front... (no images)

im glad im finding time to go thru the hop today..
hugs
mish

Lissame Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

I really like the second card, it uses my first digi stamp so that is great.

jan farnworth Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

love what you did with the mojo monday sketch great job.

Stephanie Hargis Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

These cards are just beautiful Katie! I love how you have shown us both ways of using these fabulous verses! This has been one great blog hop so far! :D

AlienAnessa Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Wow, love how you airbrushed the first card's sentiment while it was still in the Nesty die!! And the image in the 2nd card is colored beautifully!! =)

Alex Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Lovely items, but the airbrush effect is very nice.

FibreJunky Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Beautiful cards, Katie! Can't wait to see you at the party tonight!

Carol's Crops Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

I like it! Great work. I want to try the Copic markers. I am still overstocked with EK Success, but these markers look like they have more depth.

silvia Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Katie~ LOVE the airbrushing on the card!! Just gorgeous!!!

mom2001scrapper Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Beautiful cards...but I didn't expect anything less from you :)

Michelle Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Fabulous cards! Love the DP you used and the color added over your saying. And what a perfect sentiment to go with Kayleigh's stamp. Nice coloring and bling on that one too. :)

TangiiCrain Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Hahahaha, they both turned out awesome! Silly girl!

Randee E Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Gorgeous cards, Katie!

daisey1977 Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Very nice!! Thanks for posting the deets on your projects - it's most helpful!!

kmath422 Tuesday, July 07, 2009  

Love the new digi stamps! The rainbow set is my favorite, but I love them all! I love the "puffy" clouds & umbrella on your samples.

scrappypug Wednesday, July 08, 2009  

I am really loving these!

Suzanne Milam Wednesday, July 08, 2009  

Love what you did with the 2 cards...am loving the digi..

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