Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Ladybug Blog Hop!!!

Good morning everyone! Do you know what today is? (yes, I know it is Tuesday!) It is time for another Ladybug blog hop and this one is getting us ready for the holidays. Read below for the details and then after that you can see my card with one of the new images.


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Hello everyone -HO HO HO - Its only June i know, but it's another big day today here at the Ladybug Crafts Ink Challenge blog!  Kerry has a new release ofChristmas stamps and we are having a Blog Hop to celebrate!! 

Lots of chances to win a prize!!

Firstly the Hop.. all the DT have not only had to use the challenge theme, but they have also each used one of the new images. There are 4 in all and you'll agree when you see their creations the new images are just fabulous! (None of the DT have seen each other's cards either so we can't wait to hop either!)

So onto the rules of the Hop - which are...

a) Visit each of the DT members in order and leave a comment on each of their blog hop posts.

b)  leave a comment on the challenge blog stating which is your most favourite of the new images once you have finished the hop.

c) Display the blog hop banner which is at the top of this post on your blog, either in a post or on your side bar.

The First Prize is the full set of all 4 stamps

 and then 5 runners up will receive one stamp of their choice from the new release.

  Winner and runners up will be chosen at random!

Easy eh?

The hop will close 12pm midday GMT on Monday 4th July and the winner will be announced at 9am GMT on Tuesday 5th July.


 Now onto the challenge - which is the other way you can win a prize.. and this week its ME!! who has chosen the theme which is  ....

CHRISTMAS IN JUNE

 So you have 2 ways to win a prize .. you can just play along with the hop or enter the challenge .. and for the brave you can do both! 

And if you don't win.. you can still enjoy the stamps at a discount price as the stamps will be on sale from today for £5.50 ( Normal RRP £6.50)  till 5th July

Have fun.. and cant wait to see your fabulous Christmas creations 

All right, ready to see some of the new images? You should have arrived here from Anita blog. Isn't her work just amazing! 
My image is called Sledding Fun and I have used Merrymint paper by American Crafts along with a MS border punch and a big bow from some scrap ribbon I had. I colored up some clear gems to match the red in my paper and tried to glitter up the snow a bit. I love the look of new fallen snow, it really does look like glitter. Ok, next I am gonna send you off to our wonderful guest designer for June, Julie! And if you get lost along the  way, just pop back over to Ladybug crafts ink for a full list of everyone participating.

32 comments:

pinky said...

Poor Jack, this image is so funny Amanda but your card is ubber sweet!!

Jo Street said...

This card is lovely, I am already loving the image and the papers are fab.
Jo x

bora said...

The big bow is an amazing accent! The snow is also very well done! Great job!

Valchen said...

Hey, this is a great card, I love the bow and the papers you used!

Kerry said...

I don't know how you can say mine is better than yours Amanda because it is so NOT! I love how the three (Mary J) of our cards are so different. I love the colours you've used and the bow is just fabulicious!! xx

theCook said...

Love that huge bow!

Donna said...

Beautiful card and your snow looks fab. Loving the stamps. hugs Donna x

Tina said...

wow that ribbon is beautiful...i love this card great colors to

Tina

Patty Sue 2 said...

Well, this one just knocks my socks off! I love the image it is just too cute and your color choices are fantastic...not to mention your coloring. Love the bow it is the perfect touch!

Whimsey said...

Oh that's fabulous; love that big ole bow!!! Super fun papers too!

Pami said...

Gorgeous Amanda, LOVE the bow!! And gorgeous colours as well! Pami x

Julie said...

Your card is sooo perfect,Love love Love the snow effect,brilliant! Happy Tuesday,Julie.x

Lisa Jane said...

This s fabulous Amanda - i love that image and the expressions on their faces..
LOve the papers and that gorgeous bow too.. really Chrismassy
Great post !
Lisa x

Susan said...

Snow looks great - almost makes you want it to snow outside !!
Love the image and the bow is fab xx

fionalawlor said...

Fab card! Your bow looks beautiful :)
Fiona L x

Anita said...

Beautiful card Amanda. I especially love that gorgeous bow and the snowflakes.

Sue said...

Oh my, how perfect is your card!! Love the darker colours, so, so effective and the bow works a treat with the image

Sue xx

Mary J said...

Hey honey! Sorry I haven't been around much - preparing for this big meeting that is now over - woo hoo!!! Time for crafting and visiting my pals!!

Gorgeous gorgeous make - so professional1 I love your colour combo and that bow is WOW!!!!

Jovita AKA Tia Goofy said...

beautiful card, love the dark colours! love the bow!

darling Ho said...

This is so cute! Love the big stripe ribbon.
Thanks for sharing it. ~darling Ho~

Gaynor said...

I love that bow, your card is brill, Gaynor x

Miria said...

Aww, Amanda, what a great take on the theme! Thank you for the chance, Miria xx

Tip Top said...

Great image and that bow is fantastic!!

Molecraft said...

Fabulous card, that bow really has the Wow factor! Love the snow effect too!
Helen x

Lyndi said...

Great card. The green on the scarf and coat really make the card PoP.

Lxx

Babette said...

Gorgeous card, really love the image.
Hugs,
Babette

Karin said...

Your card is just so charming! I love your choice of papers and the snow embellishment is perfect!

Faye said...

Oh Amanda, what a gorgeous Christmas card. The bright colours are lovely and the mahoosive bow is a perfecto finishing touch. xxx

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous card. Susan xx

A New Crafter said...

Beautiful card and adore the big bow (I really need to learn to tie bows like this!)...

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours and details x

Sharon Keanly said...

Oh wow, a beautiful card, just love that ribbon!