4.22.2014

life in the forest + watercolor paper *giveaway* | aww

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Welcome to the 2014 *April* edition of the Wednesday Artisan Blog Hop.  Check back every Wednesday to see new projects that all 10 of the Stampin' Up! Artisans have created. 

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This week for the Artisan Blog Hop we were all given some products to give away to 1 lucky winner.  So make sure you hit each blog and enter to win their goodies.  The goodies that I get to give away are:
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About the paper:  100% cotton, cold-pressed 140 lb. watercolor paper. 5 total sheets, each approximately 6" X 9".  
About the stamp set:  Your set will be clear-mount.  Comes with all 7 images shown.

To enter this giveaway, please read all the way to the bottom of this post.  Each Artisan is giving something away so be sure to enter on every site.

There is nothing cuter than little forest animals.  Ok, plenty of things are BUT just look how cute!!  With so many fox images out there, the one in this set certainly doesnt disappoint but I wanted to focus on the hedgehog.  Adorable!!  When I created this card, I was channeling my inner Melody Hyde.  Do you know her?  She's a Concept Artist for Stampin' Up! and I LOVE her style!  She made a card recently that inspired this card.  I'm sure you know which card I'm talking about.

Things to remember when creating this card:  Round your corners AFTER you've run your Gumball Green paper through the Big Shot with the Word Bubble but BEFORE you use the embossing folder.  Also, put cardboard, from your box, under your word bubble to create bigger and even dimension than you'd get with Dimensionals.
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  To make your hedgehog look like he's a little puffy, simply trace him with an aqua painter (filled with water).  The ink will blur just a little big and you'll get a fun effect.   
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Ta da!!
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Stamps: Life in the Forest, Thanks & Hello
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Early Espresso Stampin' Write Marker
Paper: Watercolor Paper, Whisper White, Gumball Green from Core'dinations 2012-2014 Assortment 
Accessories & Tools:  Crumb Cake Note Cards, Essentials Wooden Elements Embellishments, Calypso Coral Baker's Twine, Stampin' Sanding Block, Big Shot, Word Bubbles Framelits Dies, Scallops Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, 3/16" Corner Rounder Punch, Aqua Painter, Sticky Strip, Glue Dots
Other: Cardboard
 
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50 comments:

  1. Love your card! This stamp set is so adorable and I've been dying to try the water color paper! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  2. Love the hedgehog! He's precious!

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  3. Thanks for all the extra little tips and the chance to win. I haven't tried this paper either! Verrrry cute card.

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  4. What a cute card! Love the little hedgehog!

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  5. Always, always love your projects Jane! You have such terrific creative style and I've used your tip about elevating layers with cardboard -- works like a charm! Thank you for the fabulous inspiration -- I look forward to each and every post of yours!

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  6. These are just perfect! I love them and want to go make some right now!

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  7. Why wouldn't someone want to win these adorable critter stamps? They're so so cute!

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  8. Super cute Jane! I love you CAS style when you create! What a fun giveaway.

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  9. Super cute card. I would love to case your card if I will the set

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  10. I would love to start creating some of my own cards if I win. Thanks for the chance. Meredith245 at yahoo dot com

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  11. Love all the watercolor products and life in the forest can't be any more fun.

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  12. Oh my heavens, those animals are soooo adorable!! I would love them for making cards and doing layouts of the kids

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  13. My gosh that little Hedgehog is beyond cute!!! Wonderful cards !!

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  14. a cute card! Thank you for the tips on creating one, if I win the set will definitely case! Thank You

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  15. Wonderful card!! Love the hedgehog but also love the mouse too!! I love them all!!

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  16. It's one of those sets I've passed by but going around the blog hop has shown some beautiful samples it has a lot of potential. Thanks for opening my eyes.

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  17. Simply adorable! I love learning new techniques from you!!

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  18. What a cute stamp set. I'd love to win it. Thanks for the chance.

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  19. I love hedgehogs and gumball green paper, so this post knocked my socks off! This is the cutest card!

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  20. love hedgehogs! thanks for the great tip about aqua painter. i always learn something from your blog. thanks for the chance to win! rosemarie

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  21. Cute as can be! Love the big word bubble!

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  22. Thank you for the tips! How can anyone not love these sweet little critters....!!! Thank you for the chance to win this stamp set and the watercolor paper!

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  23. Super cute card! I also love the big word bubble and the little hedgehog! This set is on my wish list!!!!

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  24. Great use of the Embossing folder.

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  25. Very Cute! I love the giant speech bubble! TFS

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  26. Love the sanded back scallops Jane makes a stunning background.

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  27. So cute! I love your style! It is so out of the box and great inspiration.

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  28. Love the simple cards and the hedgehog!

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  29. Love the way you used the Core'dinations card stock. Going to miss that stuff!!

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  30. Super cute hedgehog, I would love to get my hands on that set!

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  31. Fabulous card! Thanks for the inspiration! Love the word bubble.

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  32. Love this stamp set and the watercolor paper, Your style is Amazing

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  33. Very cute. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  34. So cute! I love this stamp set, it's so great for kids cards which I always need more of!!

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  35. So cute! I love this stamp set, it's so great for kids cards which I always need more of!!

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  36. Hi Jane! I love the "Life In the Forest" stamp set. Such a fun set of adorable little forest animals to watercolor! Love your work! Thanks for sharing with us!

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  37. Love this cute set! I especially love the simplicity of your card and the embossing folder you used!

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  38. Just awesome Jane !! I need to show my Club Girls how to make those big word bubbles - thanks for the inspiration as always !! Cheers

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  39. I love your project. Thanks for sharing!

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