Sunday, 9 July 2017

GIU Blog Hop

Hello.  Welcome.  Today I am excited to be the first stop on the Growing In Unity blog hop.  At the end of April I was GIU, showcasing Unity stamps, and I had the pleasure to give away two Unity grab bags to two lucky people.  Today some of the GIU ladies from the past few months are hopping and there are two more chances to win some Unity stamps.



All you need to do is hop along and leave a comment on each blog for a chance to win some lovely Unity rubber.

I made a CAS one layer card using this gorgeous image from Unity Stamps Free Your Dreams (KOM 5/17).  I stamped it on a blue card base using black archival, coloured the flowers with sharpies, added some white gel pen highlights to the vases and added the sentiment.  I covered the vases with crystal glaze.  

Thanks for dropping by.  The next stop on the hop is Teresa.  You can find the whole hop order on the Unity blog.  Have fun and good luck.  Hugz 

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66 comments:

  1. Great card! I love this stamp. It really looks great with glossy accents on the vases! Thank you for the inspiration!

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  2. I love how you used the blue base and the white highlights on the vases!

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  3. Just darling. The glossy accents really stand out!

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  4. I love how you did the bottles. The card is beautiful!

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  5. I sometimes forget to stamp on colored cardstock!! Usually use white. Worked perfect for this image. Great job!

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  6. Beautiful card. I think the vases look gorgeous.

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  7. I love the. Plots you used together. The card is beautiful.

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  8. Love this image stamped on blue! Beautifully colored!

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  9. So cute. Love the simplicity of it.

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  10. Very pretty with the row of vases.

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  11. Lovely card! I really like this image and how you stamped it on colored paper.

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  12. Totally gorgeous! Always love Unity stamps, Jo x

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  13. Cute happy card, great first stop to the hop

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  14. FAbulous!! Love that you stamped on blue cardstock!!

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  15. Well, this fab card sure ROCKS the challenge this week

    Kathyk

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  16. Adorable card. Wonderful images and you coloured them beautifully on blue cardstock. The glaze is a great finishing touch. Love it. Thank you for joining us at Less is More in our special collaboration with AAA Cards.

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  17. Terrific design! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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  18. Great card love the crystal glaze on the bottles !

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  19. What a fabulous card. I love the stamp set. Unity has some truly amazing stamps, and I will definitely hop along to see ALL the fabulous creations from the team.

    Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and link up with us. It's always a treat to have you play along, and I truly hope that you will join us again soon. Have a blessed week, and God bless you.
    Karen L
    Word Art Wednesday

    P.S. I'd love to have you stop by to say hello when you can.
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  20. Beautiful card. Love the soft, cool blues. Reminds me of water. On a hot day, your card is a refreshing site. The recipient will love it! TFS!

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  21. Very nice. Love the accents!

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  22. cute Card! Love the all blue background with a touch of yellow on the flowers!

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  23. This is so pretty, Gail. I love Unity stamps.
    Sierra

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  24. Thanks for explaining how you did the bottles. I haven't tried this one yet due to intimidation, so this helps! Ha!

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  25. Such a pretty card. I love the blue!!

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  26. Absolutely adore how you made the clean and simple bottles with flowers really POP!

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  27. Hi Gail
    The combination of the flowers with the light blue card is simply great. Love also the arrangement of the 4 vases and your sentiment is so great!
    Hugs Claudia

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  28. Great card! You really gave the bottles the look of glass!

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  29. Beautiful! I'm new to Unity stamps so I love seeing the projects others create!

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  30. such a pretty card...thank you for sharing

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  31. The glaze and white gel make such a difference! Great card!

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  32. Love this pretty image and your coloring!

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  33. It's a really lovely image Gail, many thanks for sharing with us at stamping Sensations Floral challenge.

    B x

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  34. Very pretty card! I am loving all the Unity stamps and the cards I've seen on this blog hop!

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  35. One of my favorite stamps! I like that created the water using highlights. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  36. Gorgeous card. Never thought to stamp it on blue paper.

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  37. Gorgeous card! I don't know why I never think to use colored cards and stamp directly onto them, it is so pretty. Thanks for sharing your card with us.

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  38. Gorgeous card! Never thought of using my Sharpies to color my images,

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  39. so many pretty flowers with there vases!!!

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  40. This card is so sweet. LOVE how you colored in the bottles;)

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  41. You've done so well to add colour to your flowers on that beautiful blue background. Love the white gel pen touches, makes the bottles seem real. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  42. Wonderful CAS card and i like the highlights with the white gel pen.

    Imke ~ MY CRAFTY PLACE

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  43. What a great card! love the background and your design.

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  44. I love the soft feel of your card!

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  45. Love the White gel pen. Thanks for the tip! XO

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  46. Beautiful! I love how clear the glass looks, the colors are so . . . pure! I thought you'd colored the whole thing, stamping on the blue was a great idea!!

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  47. I really like your card. Using glaze on the vases is such a great detail for adding shine and demension! 😍

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  48. Such a cute card! I love how the colors in the flowers pop against the blue background. Great technique on the vases too :) Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  49. What a pretty CAS card. Stamping on that light blue works perfectly! Great job and thanks for being a GIU gal.

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  50. Oh my, I think I need to go buy this stamp! Wonderful card.
    Thanks for sharing!
    (Hugs) Cara
    My Creative Chaos {My Personal Blog}

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  51. Hello Gail. Wow your yellow flowers really stand out nicely on the blue card base. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards.

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  52. Love it. Blue is my go-to color and I love the simplicity of the card. Often less is much better!

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  53. Lovely card, like the blue and yellow colour scheme and the highlights on the vases

    Thanks for joining us at stamping Sensations this month

    Joan

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  54. A lovely CAS card in nice colours. Thanks for joining our challegne at Stamping Sensations. Marlies

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  55. Super card Gail. Wow! The white Gel highlights on the vases are really effective and the sharpies give the flowers some real vibrance. That's a super sentiment too. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Less is More xx

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