Monday, July 23, 2012

Shaping Up Blog Hop


So happy to have you here today!  A few of my crafty friends from the PC Gallery Idol and I are joining together for a little shaped cards blog hop!  And there are prizes....lots of prizes....just sayin'!  ;)  So grab a drink and a snack and get comfy!  If you are following along in the hop, you should have come here from Dana's blog.  Here is my little shaped card....

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I made this cloud card using my Cricut.  I added in a sun and some rays from PTI's Sunshine set along with a little Linen IP in the background.  The little banners are from Clear and Simple's Flag Favors Dies.  Of course, that gorgeous twine is from the Twinery.  


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I cut the banners in half and then added some white gel pen detail.  I wrapped them around the twine and attached them with a glue dot.  Easy peasy!

Now on to the giveaway!  I will chose 2 random comments here on my blog.  The first will receive a copy of PC Card Creations Volume 10...


and the next prize is this Hero Arts stamp set...


All you have to do is leave a comment for a chance at one of these 2 prizes!   Commenting ends Sunday July 29th 11:59PM EST and I announce the winners on Monday, July 30th!

I'd like to give a big shout out to Paper Crafts magazine for all they do and for the fun prizes during Gallery Idol! I feel honored that my card was chosen for the Top 20!

So your next stop on the hop is Tessa's blog. I can't wait to hop along too, and see what everyone else has cooked up for today!  For a full list of participants, click HERE.  

I'm so glad you came by today! Thank you!  Have a great day!

128 comments:

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

Simply amazing love it!!!!

Elena said...

what a nice way to start the day! so fun!

Gayatri said...

Love how the sun is peeking out through the cloud. The banners are cute. Love it.

Wida said...

always fantastic, crisp, and fun designs from you and this is no different!

Lynn said...

I love those sweet little banners...just the perfect touch of color against the crisp white Laurie!

Jingle said...

Absolutely adorable, Laurie! I love the little flags!

Jennifer K said...

That shaped cloud is awesome! Love how the sun is peeking out behind the cloud. And the banners? Extra cute!!

Christina said...

Ack! Super cute! I love the little banners stretched across the cloud and the sun peeking out!

Annette said...

aww i totally love it...super cute how you added the banner...

Brenda said...

So cute! Love the banner!

Nina Yang said...

Clean and fresh as always, Laurie! Love it!

Sisters Craft Cafe said...

such fun and pretty card! love the banners.

Luanne

Kathy said...

Laurie, I love your little cloud card and the banner is adorable! How cute and fun. Love what you're giving away too!!

Unknown said...

Your blog is a favorite of mine...always new & creative ways of using supplies. Thanks for continuing to inspire me!

Miriam Prantner said...

So fresh, and summery, and sunshiny and sweet. Love that banner, gorgeous CAS card! We all owe you a big round of applause for bringing us together!

Jocelyn Olson said...

So cheerful! I love the banners--they are terribly sweet!!

cheiron said...

Adorable...love the little banner makes me happy!

Tejal said...

Amazing..the hop is nothing short of a Gallery Idol contest itself..one card after other .. Amazing!!
And Thank you for such an amazing inspiration!! :)

onecraftymama said...

Love the patterns on the sun's rays, and that awesome sentiment!

Karin Ã…kesdotter said...

Absolutely LOVE your fabulous design - such a wonderful shaped card and so perfect for this time of the year too!
Hugs, Karin

Laura B. said...

such a fun cloud card!

Guiseppa said...

Love this idea! One of my favs! The cloud and sun are so cute!

Jessica Wekenman said...

Oh my goodness! Your cloud and sun has to be the cutest shaped card EVER! Seriously. LOVE! What a perfect sentiment, too! I love the banner!

Patti J said...

Hi Laurie! THANK you for inviting me to hop today - this has been such a great start to my week! Love your card - you are so clever, and the colors are so soft and summery! Thanks for sharing :)

judy said...

Very cute and creative!!

Ruza Rebel said...

Wishing I had the cloudy day here! Lovely card! TFS! ;o)

Renee said...

So incredibly adorable...
you just amaze me with your creativity!!
Cloud...sun...
those fabby little flags...
amazing as always!! :)

sanketi said...

Lovely card!..very creative!

cards by cara said...

That sun peeking out really makes the card! Great job!

Kara Lynne said...

Great little banners for wonderful dimension, and I love the shape of your cloud and that fun sun!

Tenia Nelson said...

Wow....this is sooooooooo gorgeous dearie!!!

Debra Miller said...

Great shape card and the sun and banner are awesome!

Marisa said...

This is soooo fun, Laurie!!! Love it!

Dana said...

This is so cute!! I just want to give the cloud a hug!!! :) I love the banner and how the sun is peaking out!!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Love this shaped card. I don't have a cricuit, but I may try it myself.

Marie / Legojenta said...

Such a fun cloud shaped card! TFS =)

Mel said...

Adorably cute card!

Michelle said...

Wow... a pretty, summer-y card, a great blog hop and some great/generous give-aways! Thanks!

paperella said...

Laurie, this is so cute! I specially love the pops of color from the banners. Perfect! :D

Lisa said...

Oh GET OUT!!! This is adorable Laurie, love it girl!!

Mary-Anne V said...

Congrats on being part of the top 20! Love your cloud card...the banner is very cute.

Alice Carman said...

This is darling. I love clouds!

Barbara Moore said...

Such an adorable card and such a fluffy cloud!

lizzie said...

Adorable!!

Alice Wertz said...

love love the cute cloud shape and the banner over it. fabulous card!

Kris said...

Such inspiration! I love this sweet and simple card!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

JJ Bolton said...

I saw your card in Nina's collage photo and I just knew it was yours!!! This is just so fun and sweet! Your banner is just too cute! Hope you're having a lovely week Laurie!

fishydesign said...

The clouds are SOO cute!

joscelyne cutchens said...

you know i LOVE this card. happy clouds, colorful banners, baker's twine?! so fab! xoxo

Vicki said...

What a cute idea for a card. Love the banner on the cloud.

Vicki
vwilson577 at yahoo.com

Vicki Dutcher said...

How cute are those mini banners! :)

Colleen Wold said...

What a sweet and cheery card! I love that it's in the shape of a cloud!

Jan Garber said...

I love that sweet little banner! Whoo-hoo!

Alicia S. said...

I absolutely love your card! The banner is so adorable an the twine is just perfect! My favorite so far!

donna mikasa said...

summery cuteness! love the banners!

Tracey McNeely said...

Oh you have got the beach theme going on this summer. So cute Laurie!

Isha said...

Fun card!!!TFS

Puppy Kisses and Paper Dreams said...

Really cool! I love the banners, and of course the fun puffy cloud!

Lorrie Jonas' creations said...

I love your project you made. Thank You for being part of a wonderful hop!

Edna said...

This card makes me so happy!!!

Annette Witherspoon ♥ said...

I love your happy card with the banner! Love the colors you chose. TFS.

sharon g said...

Oh WOW, I'd love this magazine!!!
I love your little banner. So festive.

Andrea Garland said...

Love clouds cards, this one is gorgeous.

Heather said...

I love cloud cards in general but this one is seriously fantastic! Love the twine banner!

Karen said...

OMG!! laurie I LOVE your little card!! It's so happy and cheery!

Karen
Xx

Lalo said...

simple, bright, and happy!!!

designbydonna said...

Very cute. And love the sentiment

mtscrapgal said...

Your card put me on "Cloud Nine"--it's so cute. Thanks for sharing your talent and the prizes.

Anita Rex said...

So love this fun card! It's so summery and I love that banner you made on it!

lostinpaper said...

Your shaped cloud card is perfect! Love how you added the stitching to the banners!
Thank you so much for the chance to win this awesome blog candy!

simplyhuffman said...

Super "sun"-sational card, Laurie and thanks for a chance to win prizes!

Andrea M said...

Hello friend! Long time, no comment I know :)

Love this awesome shaped card!! Awesome work GF!! Hope all is well :)

Joyce said...

Super shaped card. Thanks for the chance to win that stamp set (I already have that super mag).

Lea said...

So simple yet so very cute! I love your card!

Emma said...

I love it, super cute!

Barb said...

i adore clouds...your card is so pretty and sweet! i love the out-turned shape of the little pennants...so cute! thanks too for the chance to win...so generous :)

Houses Built of Cards said...

Wow! This is beautiful! LOVE the banner!!!

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Karen B. said...

It's no wonder that you were a part of this selective group of talent...this card is amazing, so bright and happy and fun!

Angi said...

Looove the fun shape & the banner too! :)

The Paper Parade said...

Laurie, how adorable! I just love that you added the banners on the twine to the cloud...so so sweet :)

Amy said...

Beautiful card!

Kailash said...

Love the little flags, beautiful card!!!

Jessica said...

your card is so adorable! love the cheerful feel, it's just perfect! :)

Queen Mary said...

Well, you are my first stop, very excited about just the idea of this -- your card is too cute -- and shaped cards seem to be very hot right now! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

Kelly Griglione said...

banners on a cloud ... love 'em!

Lindsey said...

I love this card! The sun peeking out from behind that fluffy cloud -- perfect.

Jen Carter said...

Your cloud turned out so cute! I love the sun and banners!! This is really cute!

Linda said...

Love your clever card, Laurie!

Candace said...

love this, that sentiment is too sweet.

Candace
scrappin2littleprincesses.blogspot.com

Heather Beasley said...

Adorable cloud card! And thanks for the giveaway!

Kathy Mc said...

Your blog posts bring me sunshine, Laurie, and your shaped cloud card is no exception. The sun & rays peeking out add the perfect touch. Thanks for the chance for prizes and a fun blog hop!

Emily Leiphart said...

This is so cute, Laurie! Your cloud-shaped card makes me feel happy and I love those little banners!

Michelle said...

Love your cloud card and the lil banners!

Amy said...

Laurie, this is adorable especially with those little banners added in there! I keep telling myself that I DO NOT need an electronic cutter of some sort but I love this card!

Emily said...

Such a fun card. I love that textured cardstock.

Melissa Roell said...

Another great card Laurie! I love the little banner over the cloud.

Kim M said...

Oh that's so cute. Love it!

cardsandbookmarks said...

A cloud and a sun! my favorite! I also like how you added the string of banners, gives the whole thing a colorful addition :)

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Laurie, this is gorgeous!! Love it. :)

Rochelle said...

I love the texture and how bright and cheery this card is! Wonderful!

connie said...

I love this!

aka Frank-LEE Speaking (SITM) said...

This is beautiful. Just the right amount of color against the cloud. Smooches... Felicia

Allison said...

This is just adorable!

Nadine said...

Such a sweet, happy card! Love how you've got the sun peeking out from behind the cloud!

Happy Dance said...

Oh. My. Gosh. Perfect cloud. Perfect banner. Perfect colors. Perfectly lovely. Sweet card!!!
Bev

Katherine said...

What a sweet, happy card! Love the little banner held on by baker's twine. :)

Julianne N said...

You have such an easygoing style! Your cloud card is adorable! I love banners on cards!

Karenladd said...

Wow, this is so creative!! I can't believe how simple, and yet so striking this is!! Love it!

Shari said...

Perfect card for this blog hop. I want to make one so bad. Now I just need to figure out which cartridge the cloud came from.

StampNK said...

I just love this card! The sun peeking from behind the cloud is adorable1

Shelly said...

Love your card! So nice and bright...cheerful indeed! :)

Diane said...

What a stunning project....so cute, I need to get my Cricut out!!

UnikeByYes said...

How lovely Is this card Laurie! TFS
Have a wonderful day!
Liz

Geri said...

Spectacular simplicity! Love, love, love it! I remain a faithful fan of your work!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

I love this card!!! The cloud and the sun, and what a cute idea with the banner! Thanks so much for the inspiration!
Lisa

Sue D said...

Very cute cloud card--I like how the sun is peeking out and the banner with the twine.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

~amy~ said...

SWEET...love the darling card...perfect!

Froggietalks said...

cute card :D

Denise Bryant said...

Darling shaped card! Love that colorful banner!
DeniseB

Denise Bryant said...

Darling shaped card! Love that colorful banner!
DeniseB

Sharon D from Canada said...

I love your fun sunshine card! The little banner is so cute too!

Bethany said...

SO cute! I love that sweet little banner with the baker's twine!

Monique said...

Just love your style and design!! Thanks for the chance to win either of these prizes!

Leigh said...

Oh, I absolutely adore your card, Laurie!

Trinh said...

So darn cute! I love everything about this.

Veronica Z said...

Laurie I love everything you create but I REALLY love this card! It is just so so cute!

Jen W. said...

The little banner on the cloud is so DARN CUTE!

Seleise said...

love the shaped card - so cute! you know how to do just the right amount of detail to make a simple card go WOW!!!

 
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