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Thursday, September 10, 2015

OSAT September Blog Hop - Designer's Choice



Hello everyone, I'm joining my OSAT Facebook friends for the September OSAT blog hop and I'm so excited to show off some "new to me" products this month!  You should have arrived here from the the very talented Elizabeth Jeanne's page. If not, please head back so you don't miss a thing!

This time around, I've chosen to make 2 cards. First up is a square card using Taylored Expressions "Big Kahuna" stamp and die set. After copic coloring them, I cut the white background using Lil' Inkers stitched squares, circle cut the white cardstock and mounted on MFT Banana Split cardstock. To shade the sun I used a combination of Fossilized Amber and Wild Honey Ranger Distress Inks.  Using foam tape, I popped the white square off the green leafy paper by Doodlebug from the "Springtime" pack. I ended up popping the Woody and the little beach ball up with some foam tape too! This card makes me so happy, I love this set by TE, it was a joy to work with! 



So next up is a card I made using the Penny Black "Man's Best Friend" stamp set. I stamped it out on MFT Natural cardstock and copic colored. Then I cut out using MFT stitched rounded square dies and layered on GinaK Chocolate cardstock and some gold-ish shimmer paper from my stock. I cut the paws out with MFT Die-namics Pet Accents dies and then cut them again on B/W polka dot paper and glued in the pieces. Finished of with some twine and champagne rhinestones.  Oh! The bone was colored in using Perfect Pearls, I kinda like the look of it! 


So that's it for me, thank you for stopping by, feel free to follow my blog and or/leave a comment.  I love to hear from you!  Up next is Megan's blog, click the NEXT button to head on over!


  1. Eva - http://evascardsandthings.evabussom.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  2. Ginger - https://myheartspleasure.wordpress.com/2015/09/10/osat-designers-choice-blog-hop/
  3. Martie - https://martie-pollard.squarespace.com/welcome/2015/9/10/osat-september-designers-choice
  4. Elizabeth Jeanne--http://craftsbyhappystamper.com/2015/09/10/designers-choice-osat-blog-hop/
  5. Amanda Bodine - http://rutabagapiedesigns.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-september-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  6. Megan - http://meganttstamps.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  7. Wynne - http://cropsscissorspaper.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  8. Lori Mueller - http://www.stampindreams.com/my-blog/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice-in-september.html
  9. Dena Rekow- http://www.thecreativitycave.com/my_weblog/2015/09/osat-designers-choice-blog-hop.html
  10. Renee Ondrajka - http://stampinwithrenee.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  11. Tina Riddle - http://www.tinascropshop.com/2015/09/osat-september-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  12. Diane Squires - http://stampandembellish.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice/
  13. Maria Willis - http://cardbomb.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  14. Raquelle Clifton - http://ladyandherstamps.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-designers-choice-blog-hop.html
  15. Jeanna Bohanon http://stamptimesomewhere.typepad.com/stamp_time_somewhere/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers_choice.html
  16. Terri Takashige - http://territerbear.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  17. Kim Smith - http://craftingbuddy.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-designers-choice-blog-hop-tis.html
  18. Maggie - http://www.maggiemadecards.com/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice/
  19. Marisa - http://dzinesbymeg.typepad.com/dzines_by_meg/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice-in-september.html
  20. Holly - http://hollyshobbs.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice.html
  21. Andrea P - http://andreascardshop.com/new-blog-avenue/2015/9/10/osat-blog-hoppers-designers-choice
  22. Andrea T. - http://onestampinmothertucker.blogspot.com/2015/09/osat-blog-hop-designers-choice.html

23 comments:

  1. WOW! Both of your cards are amazing but the first card seriously makes me grin from ear to ear! I love the bright colors and that stamp set is pretty great. Your coloring is fantastic! Thanks for sharing!
    -Maria

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  2. the first card took back to my Hawaii trip in an instant - love, love & LOVE! as a mommy to 3 fur babies I love the second card as well. I find that humor/cuteness overload works best for Belated cards~

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  3. Oh my goodness! Both are just perfect! You are such a cardmaking Rock Star! :)

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  4. I absolutely love your cards!! The doggie card is just awesome!

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  5. LOVE them!!! Great job! You color amazingly.

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  6. Oh my gosh--so sweet! I am so sad that summer is winding down to an end and the palm tree just makes me happy!! Great projects!

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  7. Your tropical card is so warm and happy! Love the pup and dotted paw prints.

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  8. Your cards are so cute. Great job at coloring. That doggie is just too stinkin' cute!

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  9. I love both of these, they're fabulous!
    Lorraine

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  10. Love the bright and cheery colors! Makes you smile! :)

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  11. These are so CUTE! Great coloring skillz

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  12. Two adorable cards with some great coloring. My favorite is the pup dog with the cut out paws. :)

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  13. What fun cards...my California cousins would love the first one and the doggie one..love it!

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  14. Love your cards. I'm a Cali girl born and raised, transplanted to Iowa. Your first card made me miss the west coast even more!

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  15. Oh my gosh! i love both of your fun cards! I don't have any stamps from these companies, so now i'm on a mission!

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  16. Amazing cards! Love the scenes you created, and especially the blending on the sun in the background of the first card.

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  17. Wow AJ! These are both great but he beachy one is awesome! Your coloring is on point!

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  18. Great coloring and that dog is to cute

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  19. Love both the cards and the stitched dies used for them!

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