Friday, July 30, 2010

Fred She Said Blog Hop-Peony in Jar

Well greetings Blog Hoppers. Welcome to the Fred She Said Blog Hop. If you just happened upon the blog hop then you can go here to start at the Fred She Said Blog. If you arrived here from Lora, then you are on the right tract. We would love to have your feedback so please leave us a comment.
At each stop on your way, there will be a special code word... collect them up and there will be instructions at the end of your journey on how to enter.
The winning entry will receive $20 GC for the Fred She Said Store AND.... (AND!) ... a $20 USD Gift Certificate for CropStop so you can get that punch, or dies, inks, or embellishments you have been having you eye on :)
We will receive entries until Thursday August 5th Midnight EDT.

Here is the order of Blog Hop participants in case you lose your way.

Carol H You are here!
Tracey ( end of your journey and blog hop entry instructions)

For my card I decided to use the peach colored peony. Did you know that peach is back in style. It went out for a while but it is coming back. After not using peach for so long, I am enthralled with this color!! This card actually features both the Colored Peony in the Jar and the Colored Corner Peony which you can find at the Fred She Said Store here. I broke out of my usual habit and learned how to flip the image to go the other way so I could bookend my focal point. It was a piece of cake.

You can see I cut out an extra bottle a pop dotted it for dimension here. Then I used glossy accents on top to make the glass shine! The flowers have a light accent of stickles for just the right about of sparkle.


My special word is "to".

Please go to Maria next and don't forget to leave us a comment. Thank you so much for visiting.

Bear Hugs,
Carol


40 comments:

Maria Matter said...

omgosh Carol, talk about eye candy! This is stunningly gorgeous! inside & out! And I love this peachy color, you're right, it is making a comeback and it's all good!
Enjoy your Friday!
hugs & blessings!

Phyllis said...

Oh what a pretty card. Really impressed with how you did the inside of the card. I just love that image and the color peach.

A Sarasota said...

My goodness, orange is my fave color, and you made it beeyootiful!
happy blog hopping
alecia
p.s. really love these stamps more than any others I've seen!

Jaspere said...

Love all that orange. So bright and colorful. Its beautiful.

Darsie Bruno said...

This is WOW! So many elements and details that add up to such a great card!

~Michelle~ said...

love your flowery card....lots of goodness on every surface!! :)

Sonya said...

I've said it before and I'll say it again, ALWAYS eye candy at it's best!! Love the details and all your punches, so fun! Love that you changed your background to match the card. It takes me so much to get everything back in place after doing that!! lol!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

Gorgeous!!! Love the colors and all the details.

Tracey Lynn 'Fred' Miller said...

ooooh gorgeous Peony card, Carol! Peach is the new black ;) oooo this is delightful!

craftymom205 said...

Gorgeous card. Great detail.

Wendy Colledge said...

Oh Carol, just an awesome card! You are one crafty gal, i tell ya!! Ü
Funny 'bout the peach being back in craftin fashion, i've been buying so much peach ribbons lately ... just goes to show Ü

racinggrandma61 said...

Great job. Love your colors

Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful card! But I have to admit it's a little to "busy" for me. I actually love the INSIDE of the card much better!

I hope you don't mind my being honest:)

Janet Kay

Lori said...

Wow, Carol, this is spectacular!!! I love the peony and the peach color.

agypsyangel said...

Just recently found my love for orange, beautiful card with all the lovely flowers.

Dani said...

These are so beautiful!! :)

merniebug said...

Hi Carol, What a gorgeous and exciting project. You already know how much I love your cards and this eyeball treat is no exception. Thanks for sharing it with the rest of us. Hugs, Mel

Theresa said...

You sure know how to use those punches. Beautiful.

Maureen R said...

Just lovely. A perfect dainty card, just my style and the colors look good enough to eat!

Jaqi said...

I just love your card! Great colours!

Dee said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration :-)

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a pretty cards carol
If you not feeling better with these roses
then I don't now


greetings karin

Thea said...

Love the bright colors, punches and embellishments! Very pretty.

Margaret said...

STUNNING! Your card is just perfect. Did I tell you that I'm feeling under the weather? cough cough Maybe a get well soon card could make me feel better ;o)

Dawn Edwards said...

I love the inside of the card.

Valarie (vampme3) said...

Oh my God, Carol! This card is fabulous!!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. I love it. TFS.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Love the color on this flower, but have never seen one really like that, is there one? wouldn't that be great?!

Carla said...

Hello Carol,
What a cheerful card, the one who's receiving this will be having a day with a bit of sunshine sent from you.
Greetings from the Netherlands

Whimcees said...

Hello!

You have been creating some beautiful cards this week! Love all that you do! :<)

Will follow the blog hop now! Wishing you a great week!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

Benzi said...

Ooh, the peach color is divine, Carol. And, I love that peony in a jar. Fab job as always.

Colleen Dietrich said...

Carol, beautiful as always!

Maureen said...

Just gorgeous! Love all the glitter and flowers!

I Hated College said...

Thanks for your comment! I really wish I could be bright, LOL. But you are so incredibly talented. I think you definitely have an amazing talent and a great future ahead of you. :) Have you considered pursuing a career in art/design (if you aren't already doing so)? I really love the layout of your blog, and of course, your beautiful cards.

My cousin also graduated from a Medical Coding and Billing program. It was a co-op program, but she still wasn't able to find a job afterwards. One day, when she went in to ask for a reference letter from the place she had "worked" at through the program, the people at the office told her another employee had recently left. They hired her on the spot to fill the opening. I've heard of many other stories about how jobs were just handed to some people (usually before these positions were opened to the public). I feel like getting a job is mostly about luck nowadays. However, it's sad that winning the employment "lottery" is just a ticket to hard work, long hours, and stress.

Tanya said...

Wow!!! This card is breathtaking!!!

Tracy said...

Beautiful! Love all the punched elements you used to set off your image. Great coloring! That bottle looks real! TFS!

Robyn said...

Your card is soooooo...pretty. The flowers just jump off the card.

silvia said...

Gorgeous card!! LOVE the orange!!

Chrissy D said...

This is soooo pretty!

sunshine71 said...

I love the colors! Nice card:-)