February 16, 2010

Blog Hop for Haiti

Welcome to Skipping Stones Design’s Blog Hop(e) for Haiti. If you just happened upon my blog today, you’ll want to go back to the beginning at Skipping Stones Design.  You should have come from Dawn Easton's blog.

As a company, we wanted to do something to give back to the people who have been so devastated by the Haitian Earthquake. So we thought what better way than to invite some of our favorite stampers to join us in this cause. Each card you see on the blog hop today will be auctioned on E-bay with all proceeds going to the Red Cross in support of the Haitian Relief Effort (please check the Skipping Stones Design Website for the link to the auction). 100% of the proceeds of the Ebay auction and $2.00 from every stamp set purchased from February 16 - 22 will be donated to the Red Cross. We know that we can make a difference.
When I first saw this set, Funny Bras Vol. 1, I instantly fell in love with it - the humor is so me!  I stamped the image on various papers from Stampin' Up!'s Cottage Wall dsp and paper pieced the image together.  I used white embossing powder for the sentiment and finished the card with some little buttons - and of course, lots and lots of scallops!

My next card is so vibrant and fun - so perfect for a birthday.  The set is Cupcake Cutie and sticking with my paper piecing theme, I used fun paper to make my cupcake.  I added several turquoise rhinestones along the bottom for some sparkly fun, oh la la!!! 

Thank you for stopping by and your next blog to hop to is Erin Grotegut.

How about a prize? In addition to the fabulous eye candy, we have decided to hide a prize somewhere along the hop! There will be a few pre-release sets up for grabs hidden along the blog hop.  The fun part is...we're not telling you who it is! So as you hop, make sure you leave comments on every post so you have a chance to win!! 

Thanks for following the hop today - enjoy!
Karen



recipe -
hang in there card
stamps: funny bras vol. 1
paper: rich razzleberry, old olive cardstock, cottage wall dsp
ink: old olive, rich razzleberry
accessories: playground buttons, embroidery thread, scallop edge punch, nestabilities, micro twinkle dots (amuse), dimensionals

oh la la card
stamps: cupcake cutie
paper: apricot appeal, tempting turquoise, pumpkin pie, very vanilla cardstock, party pieces & sunny day simply scrappin' kits
ink: pumpkin pie, memento tuxedo black
accessories: nestabilities, vanilla hodgepodge, apron lace punch, dimensionals

45 comments:

  1. I love both cards. The colors you used are so perfect. Beautiful papers too.

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  2. Love the cards! What a great way to raise funds for Haiti!

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  3. Two great cards. I have the Bras set but it hasn't gotten inky yet. This hop is making me want to get stamping! Love your paper piecing, I love to paper piece too.

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  4. Love the bras set, too. Will be my first Stepping Stones purchase today.

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  5. Love your cards! The first one is so funny and the second one looks yummy!

    Seeing all the fabulous work on this hop is so inspiring! *Ü*

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  6. Love the colors on your cards and those are just wonderful sets! TFS!

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  7. They're both adorable!!! Love the paper piecing!

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  8. Super cute cards! I just can't get enough of those bra's!

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  9. Cure Cute cards. Love the bra.

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  10. Darling cards -- and an adorable way to 'support' Haiti ;-)

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  11. VERY cute cards! And I'm with Pat {who happens to be my mom...I think}, I especially love your show of 'support' -lol!

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  12. Wonderful, thank you for sharing!

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  13. Very cute cards and what a terrific way to raise funds for Haiti.

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  14. You gave me a uplift when I saw your 1st card its so good that you are supporting!! Hiati.excuse the puns.
    seriously this is a fab idea cards are fabulous love chris xx

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  15. Really great cards! Thanks for the chance!
    Pattyjo

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  16. Fantastic Colors. Great Hop e Hop

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  17. Love your 'Hang in There' card and I'm going to have to end up getting the Cottage Wall paper too! Nice job-

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  18. Fabulous cards, but I have to say the "Bra" one is BRILLIANT... LOVE, LOVE, LOVEit..... might actually have to go and put a bid on it for myself. Oh and best be looking at that fun stampset too.

    xx SJ

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  19. Is that bra in my size? It is too cute! And the cuppie is full of love!

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  20. Love the bra card and your cute little cupcake, both just adorable.

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  21. Nice work Karen I love how you used the images!

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  22. So glad I decided to follow this blog hop today. I haven't seen the Spellbinders Impressabilities before, beautiful.
    I love the cards. The colors are perfect. Thanks for bringing attention to the people of Haiti.

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  23. I am so excited to find your blog along the hop! I am looking forward to getting your updates. you are so talented!!! hugs, ellen

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  24. Thank you for the idea for the cupcake, so much creativity.

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  25. Oh La Fabulous!!! Karen I LOVED reading every single word of your post ;) And your cards are just awesome - love that hang in there one (great colors) and love that vibrant cupcake with the sparkly rhinestones! Very FABU!!!! miss YA!!! I might have to call you so I can get my abdominal crunches in while laughing with you!!!!
    Lots of love,
    Sankari :)

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  26. I love the cards you made! They are so awesome. Thankyou for the inspiration. I love the color combination. c

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  27. Great cards...really love the supportive one ;oP

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  28. These are amazing Karen! I love the paper piecing and colors you used! Thanks for joining us on the hop(e)!

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  29. Love the bra card. Great colors on both cards but I am partial to the purple.

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  30. What great cards!! I especially LOVE hang in there!

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  31. Thanks for sharing your cards with us! They're both great.
    DeniseB

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  32. I have the funny bras set and I'm thinking that it's time to ink it up. You are inspirational!

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  33. Love the two cards and by the many comments so does everyone else.Great job.

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  34. Really cute, Karen! Love what you've done with the SSD sets!

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