Saturday, February 19, 2011

Welcome to the Friendship Blog Hop

Hello everyone and Thank You for stopping buy for this fun hop.  A big Thanks to The Crafty Card Gallery for Hosting this hop and letting me participate.:D
You should have gotten here from the Crafty Card Gallery.  If not, that is the beginning and you can start the hop by clicking HERE.
This Hop is about friendship.  We can do any card related to it. :D
I have decided to make n Easel Card.  They are my favorite to make.

For this card I used the Straight From The Nest Cartridge and the CAC cartridge.

This easel card is 4  by 8 and scored at 2 and 4 inches. 

The base of the square is 4 x 4 1/4.  The designer paper is 3 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches.

The grass and flower stems, are from the Straight from the nest cart and the image is cut at 2.5 inches and cut to size.  The flowers are from Prima with a button in the middle. 

The two stamped sentiments are from  the Scrappy MOMs Designers Choice stamps set.  It was perfect for this card :D

Pearl embellishments were added to the bottom of the card as you can see.  That green layer where "I'd pick you "  is stamped is cut at 1 1/5 x 4 1/4 inches.  It gives the illusion that the grass goes all of the way up.
The butter fly is from the CAC Cart and is cut at
.8 inches on my Gypsy.  To add stability to the butterfly, I used VersaMark and UTEE (Ultra thick embossing powder)

The ends of the grass is curled to add dimension and the butterfly is glued down.

Foe stitching was added in white gel pen and a silver trail for the butterfly as well.

For my giveaway Click HERE.  I am doing one big giveaway for all of the hops I am in through March 31st.  
Leave a comment on this post and there on the giveaway post. :D
Your next stop on the Friendship Hop is Lisa from:
http://bitbythecricutbug.blogspot.com/

Nicolette (Beyond Scrapin) www.beyondscrapin.blogspot.com
Kellie (Crafty Baskets) http://craftybaskets.blogspot.com/

Hugs and Blessing to you all.

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60 comments:

  1. Wow, amazing card, I have never made an easel card but I am sure going to give it a try. Love the flowers and how you layered the grass. Beautiful.

    pammejo1@yahoo.com
    http://pammejo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com

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  2. so colorful pretty card calebwmartin@yahoo.com

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  3. This is so pretty! Great Job.
    I couldn't start at the beg. of the hop - the post is not up yet..
    :(

    Patti Ross
    rossfam@wildblue.net
    www.pattilynncreations.blogspot.com

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  4. Beautiful easel card. Love the flowers.

    ShersL84bed@aol.com

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  5. Oooh spring is on its way. Those flowers are beautiful

    Burffrau @ aol dot com

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  6. Beauuuuuutiful easel card, I love the button flowers :)

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  7. Meighen--your card is outstanding. Can I have it?! J/K

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  8. I learned how to make easel cards last year and I just love them! I usually think I need some kind of designer paper to make the card, but you cut out the design yourself and I love that! I need to get more familiar with my cricut! Happy Hopping!

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  9. Awesome card!!! Wonderful job!!!
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

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  10. Cute card!!
    scrapbooks1953@sbcglobal.net
    believedreamcreate.blogspot.com

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  11. I love your Easel Card!! Very pretty. It is so fun being in the hop together. I'm a new follower.

    www.beyondscrapin.blogspot.com

    beyondscrapin@aol.com

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  12. Once again...you out did yourself...beautiful card!
    jennyplace26@gmail.com

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  13. Love your card. I have never made one of those...... I think it's time to make one! TFS~

    Sandy
    http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

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  14. So beautiful - I love your button flowers! :)

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  15. I love this amazing easel card. Great job!!

    Shawnee
    http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com

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  16. I love easel cards and yours is beautiful.
    Nikki
    http://www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

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  17. Beautiful easel card! Love the flowers that cute butterfly! :)
    Jenn
    craftyfulgardens.blogspot.com

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  18. Wow this is gorgeous! Makes me want summer to come even sooner! Love it

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  19. Beautiful card! I have a friend who's had a really rough couple of days, so I think I'm going to "borrow" your idea and make her a card to cheer her up. TFS!
    firelass51@aol.com

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  20. Love the flowers. First thing that came to my mind was sunshine when I seen this card and it put a smile on my face. Thanks for that.
    I'm now a new follower of your blog. If you get a chance, I'd love for you to stop by my blog and leave a comment.
    http://lorisartsyobsession.blogspot.com/

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  21. Love this card. Just right for a friend of mine. TFS
    Debbie
    http://craftywizard.blogspot.com
    debbie_craine at hot mail dot com

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  22. What a beautiful card! I'm so ready for spring! I'm a follower...you can find me at http://karelj.blogspot.com and/or ksjennings at gmail dot com

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  23. Meighen, I just love your card. It is adorable. TFS Love your items. Dee:)

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  24. Oh so springy! thanks for sharing!

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  25. Great card! I am crossing my fingers I win your prizes are awesome!
    thanks, Theresa
    tmdettloff@gmail.com

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  26. Cute Cute Cute cards....I love everything about it. TFS! Come on over and check out my blog! Hope you like what you see! Bug Hugs :D

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  27. I love your card,you did an awesome job!

    http://ikolinda-scrappinmomma.blogspot.com

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  28. Great card, thanks for sharing!

    April
    nginerd at gmail dot com
    http://ajoy2scrap.blogspot.com

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  29. wow super pretty card

    TFS
    Debi
    cards_by_montana_reflections@bresnan.net

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  30. Thank you for a wonderful amount of inspiration!! Thank you for the fun of the hop! Beautiful Card!!

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  31. CUTE!!

    amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

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  32. Love your sweet flower bed -- a great spring card!

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  33. that is a beautiful card!! I love the flowers and their colours!! tfs
    Brenna
    rbanderson@live.ca

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  34. Great easel card.
    username at yahoo dot com

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  35. What a great card! I love the 3d look and that butterfly looks like it is going to just fly away. The flowers even the grass just pop off that card. I love it.

    susanslomski at yahoo dot com

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  36. Beautiful card. Great job. Thanks for sharing.

    vwilson577 at yahoo.com

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  37. Amazing card! You are very talented!

    Clairbeldiaz@sbcglobal.net

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  38. OMG! Love the card! Thanks for sharing!
    Hugs,
    Patty
    creativediva98@gmail.com
    creativediva98.blogspot.com

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  39. I love your cards! I became a new follower tonight and can't wait to see what else you create! Thank you for sharing your talent and giving us a chance to win some blog candy!

    Rachel Miller
    rachelspapercrafts{at}ymail{dot}com
    rachelspapercrafts.blogspot.com

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  40. I love this card...It is beautiful.
    kgprevost(at)sbcglobal(dot)net
    http://www.kathyskraftsandmore.blogspot.com/

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  41. Love your card and all the instructions. Thanks. I am a follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

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  42. Love the easel card. I have never made one but I want too. I am a follower.
    Karen
    countrygirlin_md at yahoo dot com
    karenscreativeramblings.blogspot.com

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  43. Great card! So many great elements - flowers & butterfly especially!!!
    Thanks for being in the blog hop!
    www.craftycardgallery.blogspot.com
    craftycardgallery at gmail dot com

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  44. Love it!!! I am so going to make this for my friend and I already have the stamps too!!! YAY!!!!

    TFS!!!!!

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  45. Love, love this card! The detailing is awesome!

    Kristin
    ksully4597 at gmail dot com

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  46. What a pretty card, love your attention to detail.

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  47. Beautiful card, I've never tried an easel card, but love the look!

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  48. Your little flower garden card is adorable. Love the button centers.
    Thanks for sharing! :o)

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  49. I love this card Meighen! The flowers are so cute - I love buttons!

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  50. I love your Easel cardl it is very pretty.

    Kathy
    Katsews at gmail dotcom

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  51. Beautiful card!

    thanks for sharing

    ExpressionsByElaine.blogspot.com

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  52. Omg! That card is cute cute! Newest follower!!

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  53. Cute card!!
    kacee
    mcvicwif@yahoo.com

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  54. Love your easel card with the grass, Meighen!! Congratulations on joining the 30 somethings LOL

    Thanks for the chance to win bog candy and i'll be looking at the other blogs!!

    Thanks!

    Carmen L

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Thanks so very much to all of you for leaving a comment. Your comments keep me inspired.