Saturday, June 28, 2014

Neat & Tangled Blog Hop + another Giveaway!

***Just a reminder...my BBB (Belated Birthday Blogaversary) giveaway is open through Sunday 6/29.  Click here for that post.



Hey everyone!  I'm part of a fun Neat & Tangled hop today highlighting a couple of last month's releases:  Photo Booth and one of my new sets, Sunday School Songs.  You should have come here from Julie Ebersole's blog, and the hop starts at the Neat and Tangled blog.

I'm featuring Sunday School Songs and I created a couple cards to share today.

First up a very clean and simple card.  I love the sunburst pattern on this paper and wanted to make that a focal point.



I stamped the song lyrics and then randomly stamped the sequin from Photo Booth to give the illusion of movement away from the center of the burst.  Some gold sequins were added for some extra shine and contrast.

The sunburst paper was adhered to a panel of white cardstock so you can see the cardstock just on the one side and then popped up, I added a strip of black patterned paper on the edge for some good contrast.

My second card is very different in look and feel, but still pretty easy to put together.  I love this sweet chipboard piece that my friend Wida sent me and had been saving it for a special project.




I used that for the focal point and stamped the sentiment beneath it.  You could always just color in the Jesus Saves part, but I like the extra texture/dimension you get from piecing so those were pieced with some patterned paper scraps.



The trim at the bottom is actually altered.  I loved the look of the white portions on the top and bottom, but it's actually a yellow pattern in the center.  What to do?  Cut a very thin piece of cardstock and adhere it right over top.

OK, for the hop details:  Danielle is picking two random winners from all the stops to win their choice of Photo Booth or Sunday School Songs, and of course I had to get in on the prize action, so I'll be picking an extra winner from my blog to win a Sunday School Songs set.  Comments close July 4th, and winners will be announced Saturday, July 5th.

That's all for me today.  Your next stop on the hop is my good friend Jocelyn Olson.  Happy Hopping!!!

Hop Order:
Danielle Walls (Neat and Tangled)  www.neatandtangled.blogspot.com
Julie Ebersole http://papertrufflez.com

Supplies Used
Card 1
Paper/Cardstock:  Crate - DIY Shop 6x6 pad; Avery Elle - White Cardstock
Stamps:  Neat & Tangled - Sunday School Songs, Photo Booth
Ink:  Versafine
Other:  Neat & Tangled - Gold Sequins; American Crafts - This to That Foam Adhesive; Tombow - Mono Adhesive
Card 2
Paper/Cardstock:  Simple Stories - Vintage Bliss 6x6 paper pad; CTMH - Colonial White Cardstock; Crate - Pretty Party 6x6 pad
Stamps:  Neat & Tangled - Sunday School Songs
Ink:  Versafine Smokey Gray
Other:  Crate - Oh Darling Chipboard Accent/Phrases; Tombow - Mono Adhesive; Kuretake Glue Pen

63 comments:

  1. I am so in love with the sunburst backdrop and the sentiments in the Sunday School stamp set. I grew up to songs that included those words and I think having then in a stamp set is so nice!!!!

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  2. These are gorgeous! LOVING the sentiments and the sequins on the first one!!!!!!!

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  3. Love these sweet cards, Miriam!

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  4. I love the illusion your first card gives of the sequins pouring out from the center. Reminds me of the mighty power of God like your card states. And I absolutely ADORE the little clothesline on your second card -- both made me smile :)

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  5. Love what you have created with this Sunday School song set.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  6. These cards are simply gorgeous! I love them!

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  7. I would love to look through your cards. These are precious, amazing, and gorgeous!

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  8. Both cards are so cute! I love the sunburst with the sequins pouring down from the sentiment.

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  9. Stunning designs, love the second card, so cute!!!

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  10. I adore your cards! That stamp set is one of my favourites.

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  11. Great cards - especially the first one!

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  12. Beautiful paper choices! I love the sunburst with sequins on the first card and the paper piecing on the second. So fun!!

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  13. LOVE both of your projects, Miriam! The sun ray design is absolutely perfect with the sentiment! I love the chipboard use for the 2nd card. Well done!!!!

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  14. Absolutely fantastic cards!

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  15. Beautiful cards and I love the sentiments from this set.

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  16. Beautiful cards! I love the sunburst background on the first card... powerful! And the chipboard piece is perfect for the sentiment on the second card!

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  17. How inspirational these card are. Put sun rays on a card and I am SO THERE. The darling clothes line card with that sentiment is simply adorable.

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  18. I am all in on the religious cards! Great, great, great! Love the sunburst!

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  19. These are so pretty and sweet! Love them!

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  20. love the stamped sequins w/the real ones. Hey, that stamp could work as a soccer ball it think!

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  21. Fabulous cards! The sunburst card is stunning and makes the words impactful!

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  22. These are wonderful...love the star burst on the 1st and the cute chipboard for the sweet lyrics.

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  23. What a sweet set this is. Love the sunburst, perfect with the sentiment. Love the Jesus Loves card, just precious.

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  24. LOve that sunburst with the stamped and real sequins!!

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  25. wonderful cards...especially love the sunburst on the first!

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  26. Love the stamped sequins with the gold; great effect!

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  27. Fabulous card Miriam, I love the stamped sequins!

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  28. Wonderful cards! I just adore the 2nd card... the details are just perfect! Thanks for sharing. AJ@queenofmynest

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  29. wow both of these are amazing.. such fabulous designing.. thanks for the inspiration.

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  30. Wow! Miriam, I absolutely adore your style! You mind thinks in the most creative ways! Love both of these cards and love this set!

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  31. Two precious cards! Love the second one especially since that it one of my favorite songs, and that little clothes line is so adorable! Fabulous job, Miriam!

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  32. Both of your cards are very
    nice. Love the sequin stamp.
    Carla from Utah

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  33. What a bright and shiny card! Love it.

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  34. Thanks for sharing your inspirational cards. Love the color combinations.

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  35. I love the cards as I'm singing the song, "My God is so big!" Love the dresses on the other card, very neat and precise. :)

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  36. Wonderful cards. I really love the great feel of movement on the sunray card. Those sequin stamps are pretty cute.

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  37. Just got back from a mini vacation to Legoland in Denmark and a visit to Stockholm, trying to Catch up with my favorite blogs! These are both so Beautiful - as Always I LOVE your designs! big hugs, Karin

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  38. Miriam... love your cards and your style =]

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  39. The clothesline is a card. The wood piece is so pretty. Love the raised lettering for Jesus Saves.
    I love the first card. The bright rays with the scattered sequins is a powerful card.
    thanks for sharing two wonderful cards.

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  40. Love the sunburst style and such a beautiful sentiment. Clotheslines...I just love. Very pretty with the dresses and again lovely sentiment.

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  41. Hi Miriam! I'm here via the Neat & Tangled blog hop and I'm loving your cards!!! So beautiful and meaningful! Your sunburst card is just fantastic (I love all things yellow) and the darling little clothesline card--Precious!! Wonderful samples! XOXO-Shari

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  42. You did such a lovely job on your cards! The clothesline is so sweet!

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  43. Super sweet cards!!! Love the lyrics and that sunburst paper!! And the sequin stamps...best idea ever!!! I love the line of dresses on the 2nd card too! Super adorable!

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  44. Love the line of dresses. It goes great with the sentiment!

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  45. Oohhhhh these are both so beautiful and different!

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  46. Both cards grabbed me - but I love the one about all being loved by Jesus!! Such a wonderful and hopeful thing to know!!

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  47. So, stinkin' cute, Miriam! LOVE the clothesline paired with the lyrics on your second, and the lyrics being the center of your sunburst and those fun sequins on the first... PERFECTION!

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  48. Wow...both of your cards are amazing. I am in love with your first card, all those stamped sequins and what a sentiment...wow!

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  49. Great sentiment and cards. Very pretty!!

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  50. These are FANTASTIC! I super love that first card!

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  51. OMGoodness! Miriam, the cards are really amazing! I love your colour combinations. Fantastic!

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  52. LOOOOOOOOOOOOVE these cards! LOVE that background for the Mighty God sentiment! And I LOOOOOOVE your line of children's clothes!!! FUN! FABULOUS papers <3 YOU ROCK, Miriam!!

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  53. Your cards are amazing, love your style!

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  54. Both cards are lovely! I'm very impressed that you paper pieced each letter of the words "Jesus loves" wow!. TFS

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  55. The sunrays are awesome . . . and the clothes on the line too .... .very inspirational cards. Thanks.

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  56. beautifully done on both of these!

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