Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Hop(e) 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. If you came here by way of Laurie Schmidlin, you're in the right place.

Skipping Stones Design wanted to do something to give back to the people of Haiti who have been so devastated by the recent earthquake. To start, each card you see on the blog hop today will be auctioned on E-bay, with 100% of the 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). In addition, $2.00 from every stamp set purchased between February 16 and 22 will be donated to the Red Cross. So check out both the auction and the store and consider joining in this fundraising effort.

In addition to the fabulous eye candy, there will be a few pre-release stamp sets hidden along the blog hop. As you hop, make sure you leave comments on every post so you have a chance to win! If there is a break somewhere along the hop, refer to the master list at Skipping Stones Design and at Sparkle and Bling.

I decided to make a friendship card using a butterfly image and sentiment from Healing Wings, an absolutely stunning set and definitely one of my favorite SSD sets. I stamped two butterflies, colored them with Copics, added some glitter, and trimmed them out. The layout is last week's fabulous Mojo Monday Sketch #125 (love this one), and the dp is by October Afternoon.

Your next stop is the amazing Jackie Pedro at The Scalloped Edge! Enjoy the hop!





Stamps: Healing Wings (Skipping Stones Design)
Paper: Stampin' Up Basic Black and Kiwi Kiss textured, Papertrey Vintage Cream, October Afternoon "Report Card" dp
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, Stampin' Up Soft Sky
Accessories: Spellbinders classic and scalloped circle Nestabilities, Fancy Tags and Fancy Scalloped Butterfly Piercabilities, Creative Memories circle cutting system, Kaiser Craft black adhesive pearls, foam adhesive, papertrey ribbon, button, and twine, Copic markers, clear glitter, Quickie glue pen

57 comments:

  1. Such a gorgeous card. I love your take of the Mojo sketch.

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  2. Gorgeous card Amy!! I love the colors, dp, butterflies and wonderful take on this Mojo sketch!! What a beauty!!

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  3. So beautiful, Amy! Love that fabulous color combo, and I really must try this sketch!

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  4. I was just relooking at your blog this morning and am amazed at the variety of layouts/looks you come up with. :) Each one is a work of art - including this! Love the colors.

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  5. What a breathtaking card! This butterflies are beautiful.

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  6. I love this healing wings set. So pretty. :) Thanks for sharing.

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  7. LOVE those butterflies!! Fabulous card using Julee's sketch! Love the pops of black and the DP is perfect. Great card for a great cause!!

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  8. Amy your sense of design never fails to amaze me! I love everything about this card!

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous card! Wow! Those butterflies are so beautiful. Your color choices are wonderful. And that sentiment...so true. Thanks SO much for sharing!

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  10. Absolutely GORGEOUS! I adore those butterflies and the beautiful layout!

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  11. Wow! Gorgeous card. You always amaze me with your awesome creativity.

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  12. I love the colors of your card. It turned out stunningly!

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  13. Gorgeous, Amy!! Those butterflies are stunning!

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  14. Gorgeous!!! Love the design and that fabulous color combo!

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  15. Just yummy Amy! The sketch looks great, and I love the papers and the gorgeous bow! Such pretty butterflies too!

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  16. Love the spring-iness of the colors and the light-ness of the butterflies!

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  17. Beautiful! Love the butterflies!!

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  18. Stunning...no other word describes your work! You did an awesome job with this set (and I'm now wishing I'd chosen another one -lol). I love what you did with the Mojo sketch and your colors are so happy!

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  19. My WORRRRRRD, I love the look of this. Your coloring on the butterflies is gorgeous and I love them up against that October Afternoon paper. When Michelle gets some of this paper in her store, I'm SOOOOO going to scarf some up.

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  20. Just love your beautiful cards!

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  21. As always this is gorgeous love the detail you add to your cards!!!

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  22. What a delightful piece of art! Love it!

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  23. Very pretty card lov ethe colors andthe Butterflies

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

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  25. Wow! Your colors really pop, how can that be when they are so soft? Love it!

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  26. OMG!!!! I am speechless...this is beyond gorgeous!!!

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  27. Great color mix, and I really like the simple butterfly! Great card!

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  28. Your card is stunning and should be framed. I love those butterflies and all the black brads. Background paper is so cute. Excellent.

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  29. This is such a beautiful card. Those butterflies look amazing and I love the bow!

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  30. Amy, this card is so wonderful, I LOVE your take on the mojo sketch!!

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  31. To beautiful for words. I'm so glad I followed this blog hop to your site.

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  32. What a gorgeous card !! It's like the butterflies will leave the card !

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  33. Butterflies are my fav. You done it right. <3

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  34. so pretty, love the colors, and use of the brads!

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  35. I love it!! I love the colors and the card. You always do such a great job. Thankyou and thankyou for the hop(e).

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  36. Gorgeous! I saw your work in Papercrafting magazine today. Congrats on being featured!

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  37. so delicate looking, i love how alot of yall are using a butterfly for the cards, i always think of a butterfly as a sign of hope :D

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  38. Such a gorgeous card, love the butterflies! Thanks for joining us in the hop(e)!

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  39. Lovely card for a great cause. I will have to hop over to your auction.
    I wanted to tell you I saw your card in Papercrafts today, congrats, it was lovely you must be so proud!

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  40. Simply divine! I love all of the details!!

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  41. Beautiful! The colors are awesome and I love the polka dot butterflies!

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  42. Love the polka dots on those butterflys!

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  43. This card is wonderful! (It might be a little dangerous though, now I know why I need more Copics!)

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  44. Hi Amy: I just received your beautiful csard thst was sold on eBay for the Haiti relief. I cannot tell you how much I love your beautiful creation The way you packaged it is awesome!!! I want you to know that your card is going on display in my stamp room for a very long time to come. It inspires me just looking at it. I thank you, Rose Kerry

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