Sunday, May 13, 2012

Mother of all Blog Hops!

Hello Stampers!

Welcome to the 3rd annual Mother of All Blog Hops sponsored by There She Goes Clears Stamps!   Over the next two days, we (customers and trendsetters!) will be featuring some of our favorite There She Goes Clear Stamp sets!  Not only that, we’re going to give YOU a chance to win some fabulous prizes!

To find out how, please go to the There She Goes blog and read the simple instructions.

My project features a fabulous Sweet Pea set.  I have had this set for a long time and I rarely use it, so I am sooo happy that I got to pull it out for this hop.



I created a double pocket gift bag which was the challenge for the month with my Monthly Card Traders group.  It tied in perfectly with the blog hop.  This sweet little bag has room for goodies, a greeting and maybe even a monetary treat.



Supplies:
Stamps/Ink: Sweet Pea (TSG), Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Card stock:  Neenah Classic Crest, Black
Paper:  Blue gingham (Michaels open stock)
Copics:  B000, B02, YG63
Tools:  Scor-Pal, Cuttlebug, Square & Oval Scalloped Nesties, oval cutter (CM), slot punch
Embellishments:  grosgrain ribbon, brads

Please click on the InLinkz below and follow it to the next blog!

Enjoy your hopping experience and good luck on winning a prize!  As always, thank you for your visit and leaving me a kind word or two.

63 Encouraging Thoughts:

Sherry Gardner said...

I love that you finished the inside as well as the outside....cute bow too...

Karen Day said...

Such a fun little gift bag! Gingham seems to be a big trend right now...

Luv2talk said...

It just goes to show how a simple card can still be a beautiful card. Wow!

Cynthia said...

Great project, Melissa!

Lisa said...

what a wonderful project! great job!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

love your sweetpea's! this is so fabulous.

Kristy said...

Nice and simple!

Heather said...

Such a cute giftbag.

Mary J said...

I love the simplicity of these - so gorgeous Melissa!

Maria Therese said...

Beauutiful!!

Jenny said...

Such a gorgeous project... The perfect image for your gift bag and matching card, it would be a joy to receive it :0)
Jenny x

Larissa Heskett said...

WOW!! Such a CUTIE card!! I LOVE the FUN details!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND!! =)

Dee in N.H. said...

Wow! Fabulous bag! Really love the image you picked too! Great idea for gift cards!

Sis Patterson said...

Such a pretty set - love your gift bag and the terrific card. The stamped image and your colors are fabulous.

canadian_liner said...

Great job featuring a botanical image from TSG--they have such a great range of designs. I LOVE your bag and complementary card!

KimCreate said...

Very nice little bag project. The sweet peas are colored beautifully.

zehra said...

Beautiful bag, I love the coloring.

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

very pretty!!!!

Marie / Legojenta said...

Great pretty and classic projects =) TFS!

Alina said...

Lovely card! You chose a very lovely stamp set!

wendy said...

very pretty project...great job

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fantastic project!

Colleen said...

Fabulous Project!!! Love the colors :)

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

Beautiful! I just adopted a dog named sweet pea! I'll have to buy this set next!

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Just beeeautiful!! Your coloring is lovely! Such a rich looking card/gift idea!

CTgirl said...

So lovely!! I like the matching card with the bag!
TFS
Rene

Elena said...

What a lovely project!

byAnnette said...

Pretty Set!

Trisha said...

Love your birthday gift bag. Those flowers are just so sweet. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Miriam Prantner said...

What a great set! Love the gingham paper and great coloring!

Erin- said...

Those sweet peas look fantastic colored in blue! I would never have thought to do that, but it looks so pretty!

Jill Angel said...

Very pretty project. Love the coloring!
Jill
http://craftwithanangel.blogspot.com/

Emily H said...

Wow! This is awesome and beautiful!

Annheidel said...

Sweet gift bag!

Joy said...

very sweet! JOY

Lea L. said...

This is very pretty! Great jobQ!

Rosy Newlun said...

Oh, it looks so simple but I know it took a while to make this! The blue colored flowers POP! Love those ribbon handles, too - great idea!

Jovan said...

Beautiful card and gift bag!

Katie Skiff said...

So cute - this was one of the sets I picked too!!

Luvy said...

Great stamp ... love how you used it!

Mary-Anne V said...

Adorable gift bag...love the idea.

rlovew said...

Beautiful card and bag.

Gale said...

This is just adorable. I love it.

Sue D said...

Very cute--love the gingham.

Shannon White said...

Such a Pretty Pretty Gift bag! Love the sweet gingham dp's and the Lovely Sweetpeas too! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Michele L. said...

This is such a pretty bag! love it

Cammy said...

What a great idea Melissa! Very pretty!

Ceal said...

pretty set you should pull it out more often I love your project

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Oh, Melissa this has always been one of my favorite images! Such a beautiful card!

sparkling stamper said...

Stunning! Love b&w with a splash of color!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Such a pretty project Melissa! Love the vibrant flowers!

Craftilicious said...

how beautiful :-D

Cassie said...

Absolutely beautiful card, Melissa ;D

Torico said...

This is beautiful! Love the simplicity of your project.

elizabeth said...

Beautiful project. Love the colors you've chosen for the floral image.

Lisa M said...

Blue, black and white....those are scrumptious colors together. I absolutely love the gingham and your beautiful creation!!

Meagan Vaughn said...

Great card

Kelly Collins said...

I love that set and always seem to color it in blue! Beautiful project.

Jackie said...

This is so very pretty! I love all of the blue shades!

Cheryl said...

Love your little set. What a great way to attach the handles!

Marji said...

so sweet!!

Kimbo said...

beautiful

Angel said...

love the bright blue! so pretty!