Sunday, January 16, 2011

Blog Hop : New Beginnings



Woohoo!!! I LOVE blog hops!! I was SO excited when Lori announced that Clear Dollar Stamps was going to have one on the 3rd Sunday of every month. I hope you are, too!! Blog hops are so fun and can be terribly inspiring. And to make it even better .... One random winner will be chosen from all of the comments to receive one free stamp set of their choice!!! Super duper cool!!!

If you're following the hop, you should have come here from Jan's blog - after having started at Lori's. If you didn't come here from Jan's, just head over to Lori's to get started on this great hop!



New Beginnings.... I tossed this name around in my mind over and over. I knew that everyone would go with the typical new baby, new marriage, wedding, home, etc. for their project, but I wanted mine to be a little bit ... different. :)

I went with New Life In Christ. What better "New Beginning" could there be?!

I used white craft ink for the cross. It is quite pretty on there in real life. :)




Card recipe -

Stamps - Prayer Journal, Beautiful Scriptures
Paper - apricot, black, white
Ink - black, white craft
Accessories/Tools - Cricut, SCAL, oval punch, Cuttlebug, folder, pearls, pop dots, ribbon





Comment on this post for a chance to win ... and remember, you don't have comment on every blog in the hop, but the more blogs you comment on, the more chances you have to win!!! So, from here, head on over to Jasmin's blog and check out what she has for you. I know she's got some great stuff!! Or just click the blog hop badge at the top to be taken to the start of the hop. Someone will win!!!


Have an awesome Sunday and a great, big, beautiful tomorrow. I hope to have some fun stuff for you this week! :)


~*Shell*~

35 comments:

  1. Love the design and of course the sentiment of your card

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  2. Lovely card:) Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. The total card is lovely.
    Debbie
    http://craftywizard.blogspot.com

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  4. Hello Shell. Such a lovely colour combination, and I love the layers. Very delicate and beautiful image. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xxx

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  5. Great use of different shapes, Shell. Really adds dimension to this wonderful card!

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  6. very pretty Shell, a touch of elegance... and yes a New life in Christ is a great way to have a New Beginning !

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  7. Great card! Love all the layers.

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  8. Great job! Love your intrepertation of the challen

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  9. Love your use of multiple mat designs and the color contrast is perfect. Great interpretation!

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  10. Wowza Shell, this is really stunning!!! Gorgeous layout and such striking colors. Love your take on the theme.

    Linda

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  11. You are so right! The best beginning of all! TFS!

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  12. Beautiful card, Shell. Thanks.

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  13. You picked the best new beginning of all!

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  14. Beautiful, the framing is awesome and your cross is beautiful in white.

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  15. Such a pretty card, and I love the sentiment!
    *smiles*
    debbi

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  16. Very pretty! Love the soft colours and the embossing on the background!
    Thanks for sharing! :o)

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  17. So elegant and beautiful. I agree the best new beginning is new life in Christ!

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  18. Hi Shell, what a beautiful beautiful idea to use a new life in Christ as a new beginning! There couldn't be a better new start!! Perfect! Great creativity!!

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  19. Love the sentiment and your interpretation of the challenge. Hugs, antonella :-)

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  20. Love your color choices, your card is beautiful

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  21. Your card is lovely.

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  22. Well done! Thanks for sharing.

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  23. Great use of the nesties~

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  24. danssister12:26 PM

    Beautiful card.

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  25. Very nice...I reallhy like the way the black matting makes the other colors pop!

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  26. Anonymous7:03 PM

    Beautiful card; great "new beginning" inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

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  27. Great new beginnings card!

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  28. So pretty Shell! Great color choice too and I love the way you layered w/the awesome cuts.

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  29. Beautiful, Beautiful card! Love the sentiment.

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