7/12/2013

Paper Crafts Magazine Presents: The Birthday Creations, Vol. 3 Blog Hop

*liebe Leser, heute ist dieser Post aus Platzgründen nur auf Englisch, aber jeder darf gerne an der Verlosung teilnehmen!*

Hello and welcome to a new fun blog hop presented by Paper Crafts Magazine! You should have arrived from Angeline's blog. Today it's all about birthdays and the new special issue, Birthday Creations, Vol. 3:


Mmh, what a yummy cover! Can't wait to get my hands on this! You will be able to win this magazine, I'll let you know what to do in the end of this post.

The designers were asked to create a birthday card using one of three sketches. I used this lovely sketch from Kim Kesti:

A very simple sketch, but I wanted to add a lot of dimension to my card. This is what I did:

I hope you like it!
Now to the fun giveaways! For your chance to win a copy of Birthday Creations, Vol. 3, just leave a comment on this post before Tuesday, July 16th. And for the chance to win an amazing prize package, be sure to hop on to the Paper Crafts Connection blog. But first, hop on to Amanda!
Here comes the full list of designers hopping today:


Thanks for visiting and good luck!
Vanessa
supplies:
PTI cardstock - Hero Arts stamp - Crate Paper chipboard - Spellbinders dies - Tsukineko ink - My Mind's Eye enamel dots

98 comments:

stampsilly71 said...

lovely, I love the print you chose for the embellishments on the stark white - so striking! Lovely!!!! And I will need this mag!

Amanda said...

These layers are a fabulous idea. I may have to try it.

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, this is beautiful, Vanessa! Fabulous take on the sketch!

Betty said...

So cool!! Love the pop of color on the white, too! Thanks for sharing!

Kalyn said...

This is fantastic, Vanessa! I just adore your version of the sketch!

Leanne said...

Wow! Very creative.

Cindy C. said...

I love what you did with that sketch, it's delightful!

Dana said...

Wow!! I love your take on the sketch!! Lots of depth!!

JayTeeZe said...

WOW! You surprised me. I LOVE your card so much because I also like dimensions and layers. You made it! Soooo Nice!

madamewong said...

Love all the layering. It really pops!

{VICKI} said...

YES< I LOVE IT!!!!!!!

jkstiles77 said...

Such a lovely card .... great interpretation of the card sketch! Love the dimension!

pcm said...

love the layers!

whalewatcher7 said...

I LOVE the 3D aspect of it the layers were a great touch. Very creative

cheryl (clee') said...

Love love love this card - all the white space with the colors of the flowers, and the layers: perfect!

Bobbie Brock said...

Very cute card - love the dimension!

Virginia L. said...

Oh.so. very. lovely, Vanessa!! I adore the layered details!

Teresa said...

What an awesome card! I love your take on this sketch.

Julie Steed said...

I really like the dimension on this.

Jingle said...

Oh, I love the layering on this! Just wonderful!

Jen Carter said...

This is beautiful! I love how you used the sketch and popped up the 1/2 circles!

A Crafty Person said...

I really like this design sketch.

uncbballfan said...

Love how you interpreted the circles on the sketch and added so much wonderful dimension to your card. It's gorgeous! Thanks for a chance to win this birthday issue!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, this is terrific.

judy said...

Beautiful card--I love the way that you interpreted the sketch!

Trinh said...

I love the layering & dimension!

Amanda Coleman said...

Brilliant use of dimension, Vanessa. What a fantastic way to dress up a card with a lot of white!

Petti said...

Love the dimensions of your card! Awesome!

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Love this idea ... so light even though there is a lot of dimension

Katherine said...

Cute! I love the clean and simple look!

rush said...

gosh, this is beautiful and so unique!

Darlene S. said...

Such a clever use of the sketch.

Paula S. said...

The layered corner elements are such a clever interpretation of this sketch. Great work!

Katie said...

Neat layered card! Great for a birthday. Love the flowers! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Houses Built of Cards said...

Such a cool card! Great take on the sketch!

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monaohmy! said...

Very unique!

justasiam said...

Wow...your layer treatment added so much to the beauty of this card!

bzyPTmom said...

Great sketch and great card. Love those cute flowers.

Cynthia B. said...

I just love how you've popped these elements on your card. It's even more striking with the bright colors against the white. TFS!

Helen L said...

I love, love, love your card!! How brilliant to stack up the circles and have the flowers peeping out from underneath!! So pretty! :-)

Laurie B. said...

simple yet elegant - love the layers

Noreen said...

I love the way you have little things peeking out from between the arcs!

Noreen
Crafty Journal

Sue D said...

Pretty--I like the colors and dimension.
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D- said...

Love it. Love the layers and colors. TFS.
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Carol McCready said...

Love your take on the sketch. Your card is just gorgeous.

Janet Zeppa said...

Very cool how you created the layers!

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Fabulous cards! Love those layers
TFS

Jill said...

Oh my word! So love this card u made-DElightful!:)

Kathy Mc said...

WOW ~ love all the color and the dimension of your card. It looks like a great one to CASE tucking in those flowers & leaves.

Lindsey said...

LOVE the dimension and how most things are popping out under the circles. Such a creative take on the sketch!

*Jennyfer Leung* said...

Love, love the layering and dimension. Brava on the sketch!

Del Marie Riley said...

Love the colors and the layering. I never would have thought about it. Thanks for the inspiration.

Beth Beaver said...

Love this card and the way you layered the flowers what awesome take on the sketch!!

Mary-Anne V said...

Love how you created the dimension on the circles and tucked in the flowers.

Kristie Goulet said...

Great design. Love all the layers.

~amy~ said...

LOVE this Vanessa!!!!

marylouh said...

Love the layering. The flowers are bright and cheerful. Great card.

Tammy said...

Love the dimension of your card! Thanks for the chance to win this magazine, looks awesome!

calamity jane said...

Amazing!!! Your card is so beautiful Vanessa!! The layers make this much more than just a card!

Anna van Schurman said...

The layering adds so much to a plain white card! I never would have thought of it. Love how cheerful it came out.

Roseanna C said...

I will have to steal the layering idea thanks for the inspiration!

Marybeth said...

Oh my gosh this is beautiful ....love your design! Just beautiful!

Angie said...

Layering and popping up the corners is such a fun idea for this sketch!!! Love it!

Ronda Archangelo said...

Cool embellies and fun to look at card...thanks for sharing!!

Conniecrafter said...

pretty dimension and like how the flowers seem to be peeking out!

Stephanie Rose said...

Beautiful! I love the colorful flowers on the plain white background.

elf1023 said...

Oh how I love dimensional cards. This is a great idea. Thanks for the inspiration.

gabriella said...

Love the simple background

Lynda Jeffs said...

I love the use of the white...the flowers are awesome! Beautiful card - you could change the saying to fit anything... Great job!

keeleykats said...

Fantastic card! Love your layered take on the sketch, very clever! Thanks for sharing!

skeeteror said...

Love your layers and bright colors! ~Bev~

Ravengirl said...

This is fun! I love the added dimension!

Sandi said...

I love the simplicity and yet the bright color contrast.

Scrapper69 said...

This is soooo PRETTY! I LOVE all the layers.... it makes your card just "POP"! :o)

Theresa McKinney
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Lucy Schmidt said...

Oh, my! Third card in a row on the hop using the sketch I was wondering who'd be brave enough to take it on. Lovely, just lovely.

Kim said...

I really like the dimension you created on this card!

laure said...

Like the 3d effect

Katie Ann Brooks said...

Fabulous!

StephInOK said...

Absolutely fabulous design! Love the flowers peeking out on the different levels!

Laura Baylay said...

The dimension of this is so creative! Especially using white on white for layering.

Robin Ammann said...

Love the layers to this cardn

Cynthia Rose said...

I really like the popped up circles.

Pam Young said...

I love the card especially the color on the white!!

bjmartin said...

I like the way you layered the stamped diecuts on the white circles. Love all the dimension!

Sheila H said...

The bright and bold colors are fantastic!

Alexandra Boehnke said...

Die Karte ist schlicht aber wunderschön - der Sketch ist aber einfach so! Ich finde sie aber richtig toll und die Blumen gefallen mir sehr gut.

Michelle said...

Love it! The bold colors and the extra dimension add up to a lot of wow.

Carol said...

Adorable, love the dimension!

Carol B
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Helen F. said...

Lovin' the bright bold flowers for this sketch, Vanessa! Such a Great card :)

Julie said...

Like it? I {love} it! So cheerful!

HawaiianLibrarian said...

Oh my, the dimensions on this stark white birthday card abloom with flowers is just stunning. Mahalo for the op to win some goodness.

Diane said...

Love your take on the sketch and the layering on the card. Thanks for the chance to win.

Kavitha Vadhri said...

loved your interpretation of sketch.looks so good on plain white.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

What a fun take on this sketch! I love the embellishments on each layer!

Beastybunny said...

How pretty! Love the dimension and all the bright flowers! Fantastic!

Barbara said...

Love the card you created from the sketch!

Heather said...

Very cool ideas with the sketch!!! Love your card!

Deborah Montgomery said...

I love this card!!!!