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February 12, 2012

Cute Chickies Blog Hop


Welcome to the next stop on the Chickies blog hop.  You should have hopped here from Andrea's blog.  I am sure she had something amazing for you to look at!  If you didn't come from Andrea's blog and you would like to start at the beginning of the hop, just pop over to the DeNami Design blog.

If you are like me, as soon as you saw the chickie stamps from DeNami Design you fell in love!  My collection of chickie stamps just keeps growing!  I started out trying to make a CAS card, but I just never seem to be able to manage it.  Here is my project for this hop.


I cut a window in the card using a scalloped circle die.  I cut the frame for the window using the same scalloped circle die and a slightly larger one.  I stamped the Chickie in Balloon and colored it with Copics.  I cut it out and popped it up in the window using a bit of foam.

Don't forget to leave a comment because every comment gives you a chance to win one of two $20 gift certificates.  You have until 11:59 PST on Monday, February 13th to leave a comment on all of the blogs.  The winners will be chosen randomly from all of the comments.  In addition, one $20 gift certificate will be given to a random participant (design team not eligible).

It's time for you to hop on over to Suzanne's blog.  I will bet she has something wonderful in store for you!

Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"
The Paper Studio Intricate Swirls embossing folder
Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder
Lifestyle Crafts nesting scalloped circle dies
ribbon and pearls from my stash






41 comments:

Tenia Nelson said...

So so pretty!!!!

Christine Zani said...

this is a great use of combining multiple embossed textures - thanks for sharing!

Gail said...

So great! Love the embossing!

Wendy aka Cheeky said...

Love how that hot air balloon chickie "pops"!

Andrea M said...

My goodness Rae Ann, this is ADORABLE! Love the beautiful embossed background and the KA-UTE balloon chickie!

Pam Wendt said...

Love the embossed beauty -
and such a cute chickie in his balloon!

cheryl said...

so cute. Love the colors you used. The air balloon chickee is just adorable.

designbydonna said...

Cute card. Love all the different textures.

Aunt Doe said...

Love the embossing, and the hot air balloon chickee it's just adorable.

Christine - Cndn Stamper said...

So absolutely adorable. Love the dry embossing.

Amy Smidebush said...

Oh my goodness...this is GENIUS!!! Seriously, this is BRILLIANT! I love how that little hot air balloon chickie looks like he's floating off into the sky! All the embossing just makes this card so elegant, too! PERFECTION!!!

Barb said...

great card. love everything about it!!!

Jennifer said...

So cute!!! Love the idea...Thanks for sharing with all of us...grat job!!!

Anonymous said...

Oh, I love this card. My young nephew (who loves all things aerodynamic at present) would get a kick out of this one. Really great idea!

Heidi said...

So elegant -- love the embossing.

Sheryl said...

Wow, it really does look like the balloon is floating! Love this!

sharon g said...

I like your soft colors. Very nice

Judy said...

Really great card! The muted colors of the card make the colorful stamp pop! The choice of embossing is great, too.
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Tanya said...

Love the use of two EB folders on one panel. Such a cute card!

Lisa said...

So cute Rae Ann! He really seems to be floating!

Carol said...

What a pretty card! I love the bright colors of the chickie in the hot air balloon. CUTE!

The Wolverina /// said...

Rae Ann!! Oh my this is soooo cute!! Oh I love the window with the balloon flying, it is so perfect! I am so inspired!!

Kimberly said...

Super cute! I love this! Thanks for sharing!

Karen McAlpine said...

Love the way you have the balloon chickie in the window......soooo cute. Also love where you placed the dark colored pearls. Very, very sweet card!

Annette Holleger said...

I love the way you have the balloon hanging in the acetate. The pearls are also perfect. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa Petrella said...

BEAUTIFUL card!! I LOVE how you created a window for the chickie in a balloon!!!! And the embossing and pearls are perfect details!!!

Carol Hartery said...

Love all of the details on this yummy card.

Emily Keaton said...

Rae Ann, that is so adorable. Your hot air balloon chickie is having a great time floating away on your beautiful card!

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Love the embossed background surrounding the balloon with the blinged circle to draw your eyes to the balloon chickie! Great card! ;o)

Denise Bryant said...

Darling card! Love the embossing and that cute chickie stamp!
DeniseB

PBrown9624 said...

My favorite card so far on the hop! Love the cutout, the textures...just a great card!!

Michele Gross said...

Adorable! I love what you did with the design :)

Suzanne Bier said...

So pretty! Love the popped up chickie in the balloon! Great layout & lots of sweet little details! :)

laceyrane said...

Super AWESOME! love the acrylic window.. great idea!

Tina M said...

What a darling card and your balloon looks like it's going to float away...wonderful!

Scrappin4kim said...

I love how you popped up the card, clever idea!

Nicki S said...

Ooohhh, I love that embossed background!! It really makes this card! Oh, and so does the chickie in the balloon! :)

Karen said...

Great card!

HockeyScrap said...

Wow . . . the embossing is beautiful. I love how the balloon is floating in the window. CUTE!

Christy P said...

love your card backgroud, fab!

Jeanne said...

Wow what a great job. Your chick looks like he is floating. I love your colors. You did a great job putting it all together!