2/19/2018

Spellbinders Blog Hop

*GIVEAWAY CLOSED, WINNER WAS CONTACTED VIA EMAIL*

Hello and welcome to the Spellbinders Blog Hop! I am honored to be joining an amazing list of designers today! You will find plenty of inspiration featuring new Stephanie Low & Die D-Lites products on your way. You should have arrived from the wonderful Yana Smakula, if you would like to start the Blog Hop from the beginning, please go to the Spellbinders Blog.

I will start with my projects and will tell you about all the fun details on the prizes at the end of this post. This is what I came up with for today:


You have already seen this llama in the banner and I couldn't resist using it, too! I think it's hilarious :) I first created my background on a panel of white cardstock, masking off a sky and a ground and inking it with an ink blending tool. Then I die-cut all the elements from white cardstock and colored them with Copics and an ink blending tool.

Products used for the Llama card: 

I even have a second card for today, all girly and cute:


Here I used the adorable panda dies. First, I created the watercolor background, applying wet watercolors with a piece of foil. After I had adhered the panel to the card, I stamped and heat-embossed the sentiment onto a strip of black cardstock and adhered it. Now I die-cut the elements to build my panda, colored it with Copics, assembled it and adhered it to the card with foam tape. Finally, I added sequins for some bling.

Product used for the panda card: Die D-Lites Build a Panda Etched Dies

These dies are the cutest, don't you agree? Find them all here. Of course, there can't be a blog hop without prizes! To celebrate this release, Spellbinders is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners. Please leave a comment on the Spellbinders blog by Wednesday, February 21st 11:59 pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced in the blog hop post on the Spellbinders blog the following day. 

In addition, for your chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the Spellbinders blog, please leave a comment here on my post before Tuesday, February 20th 11:59 pm EDT!

And now it is time to hop on to Hussena Calcuttawala! Thank you for stopping by today, happy hopping and good luck!

Vanessa

83 comments:

Debra Rumpza said...

Adorable! Both of these cards are so awesome!

Cyndi Morris said...

Adorable cards using my two favorite dies from this release (so far) -- the llama and the panda. I love the background on the panda card.

Nathalie Paquette said...

Such beautiful cards ! 😎

Bunny Dobbie said...

I love that llama, he's such a hilarious character. But your panda card! Oh my goodness! That splash of pink behind it and the bow is to die for! I have to pin your idea it's so fabulous. I don't have pandas, yet, but I'll find something to try it with!

Dana M said...

Adorable cards Vanessa! Llamas are all the rage and that panda is simply too cute!

Karen H said...

Oh my goodness, both these cards are super cute! The Llama and Panda are such adorable characters. What fun cards to create and receive.

Pat S said...

These dies are so cute. I have to have the llama, It is out of stock, but will get it when it is available. The panda card turned out so cute! Great job.

luv2scr@p said...

My daughter LOVES llamas, I just can't resist these dies!

cghundley said...

Love these cards
with the cute Llama
and love the background
of your Panda card.
Carla from Utah

Larissa Heskett said...

SQUEAL!! How SWEET are these Cards!! I LOVE the New Products!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! <3 <3 <3

sansuey said...

So very, very, cuuute!

Tina Tran-Dorrington said...

Love the cards, it's so cute!

Joy Meadows said...

Love bothe of your card, Vanessa! The panda is just too, too cute!! Love the pink behind her.

jean said...

adorable cards and awesome dies!!!!

Kristina "Tina" said...

These are just tooooo cute! Llamas are fun! Bears are cuddly and these cards are yummy!!!

Paula H. said...

Love that llama (and his glasses!) Your pretty in pink panda card is adorable.

Annette Gordon said...

the panda card is so cute! It is too hard to resist! Love the birthday idea with the panda. I can see all my nieces loving it.

Annette Gordon said...

I might be duplicating my comment, but I didn't see it come up. Anyways... I just love those panda's. It makes such adorable kid birthday cards.

Shannon said...

So cute! Absolutely adorable!

Susan Gonyo said...

Your cards are so cute!

Jessica Bruce said...

Both are adorable, but I am partial to the panda!

chignon said...

Two terrific cards - I just love the sunglasses on the llama and every time I see the panda put together I like more. TFS

Tracy Steinbach said...

Your cards are adorable!!! I can'tell get enough of these Llamas and Panda's!!! This new release of dies stamps from all the collections by far has to be my favorite. Spellbinders designers and all you lovery ladies how you take these dies and turn them into works of art!

barbara macaskill said...

Totally adorable cards! Both of these sets are on my wishlist! TFS!

Barbara said...

Your llama and panda bear cards are both adorable. I llove them both! :)

Alla Simonoff said...

These cards are adorable! Love these die sets.

Lady said...

Love both of these cards. The panda girl is so sweet!!!

Lady said...

These two cards are so cute. I have to say I really love the panda girl. She is so so sweet!

Anonymous said...

Cute, cute cards ! Love the critters in this new release and love all the inspiration 1

SHartl said...

That llama just gets to me and I love how you stenciled his saddle blanket!

Ptcats369 said...

The panda is to cute!

Linda Towill said...

These cards are both adorable!

sunnee63 said...

what a great background for your cute panda!!

Cheryl Murphy said...

Your cards are beautiful and I especially love that little panda. The colors you chose are wonderful. Thanks for sharing your talent.

Hussena said...

Both your cards are just Fabulous.. I am in love with the Llama.. Absolutely love the way you have showcased the dies ❤

D.Ann C said...

These critters are absolutely adorable!! Love what you did with 'em!

Lorraine Gall said...

Both cards are adorable!!

Teresa Doyle said...

Aw Vanessa, these are so sweet, love the panda so much.

Marsha Guskey said...

Cute cards! Thanks!

Rebecca Ednie said...

I really like the panda card. Such a fun background.

McStamper said...

Love your llama and panda. Fantastic cards.

Crystal said...

Cuteness overload!

LC Lamothe said...

Too cute! Both cards are as sweet as can be!

cindybearj said...

Cute cards! I don't know which I like more, the panda or the llama.

Cynthia Clark said...

Fabulous cards! Love the llama so much.

Denise Bryant said...

These dies are so fun! Love the llama and the pandas! Delightful cards!

Anushree Vaish said...

Aww...so very adorable!!...thanks so much for sharing

Blossom said...

Cute cards, love the panda one. Thank you for sharing

Deepti Aggarwal said...

Both the cards are super adorable..Love both of these..

Tan said...

So cute. Adorable cards. Thank you for sharing.

Birgit said...

These are both just as cute as can be! I'm so digging that Llama card! The more I see cards using that die the more I'd like to add it to my crafty stash!

Shanna said...

I love the creativity of these cards!

Sue D said...

Cool llama card and adorable panda card!
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Di Wong said...

Darling cards and great new dies! TFS.

Connie said...

These are such fun. So very cute.

~amy~ said...

Love them both Vanessa, especially the llama!

Veronica R said...

This is a fun collection with cool Llama's and I just love pandas. Thank you for sharing!

Sherri Little said...

I love that you’re not afraid of using a lot of white space!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

The llama is simply hilarious and so fun! But that Panda ... pure sweetness.

abhoneyab said...

Love your cards! Thank you for the inspiration!

Mary Holshouser said...

The little bear is darling, with her
pink bow. Love the background.
The llama is so hip with his sunglasses.
thanks for sharing
txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

Dana Norris said...

The llama is hilarious! I love this release because there are so many wonderful things you can do. Your llama and panda cards are beautiful!

Nandini said...

Such beautiful cards! My favorite is the second with the gorgeous background.

Debbie Selby said...

That llama is too too cute. Gotta have.

Jeanne Beam said...

Both cards are so adorable. Thanks so much for sharing...

Seagrass said...

Love this Panda die - so many sweet ideas on the blog! TFS

Carol Ric said...

Your cards are adorable. The lama is a fun element to create with. The panda is a favorite. I love all of the new February release. These will be so much fun to create with.

Janet D. said...

Adorable cards, love them!

Amante del Papel said...

I love your cards, there are funn and cute!

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

Oh my goodness ! How cute is this little panda !!
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Nora N. said...

What fun and adorable designs!!! Such cute cards!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Super cute cards Vanessa. Love the sweet panda with the pink background. So cheerful!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Sweet, adorable, fun!

Karthikha said...

Super adorable cool cards :) I love the panda!!

Cathy Lillie said...

That panda is so darn cute! Such a colorful background you created. Adorable card!

Rubeena I. said...

These cards are adorable!! That llama would be perfect for children's cards. He's a cutie :)

Megan W said...

Your cards are stunning. LOVE the pink behind the cutie Panda. It really makes her pop :) Thanks for inspiring me.

Patricia Carter said...

Awesome cards can't wait to see what you do next.

Patricia Carter said...

Awesome cards can't wait to see what you do next time.

Laurie said...

Cute cards!!

Noelene Apap said...

These are adorable, love them all

Sheila said...

Cute and colorful cards. Any adult or child will appreciate receiving one of your cards!

SmokieBlueRose said...

That splash of color behind the panda is so nice! Do you have a video of how you applied the color with foil? I would really like to learn that technique. Liama cool!!