Whimsy Stamps and Glue Dots Collaboration Hop Week

Monday, August 27, 2018

Happy Monday friends. I am thrilled to be one of the stops along a joint hop with Whimsy Stamps and Glue Dots.  The hop runs all week so you have plenty of time to comment on each of your blogs for your chance to see some great inspiration and win some fabulous prizes.




Our teams will be sharing lots of beautiful projects featuring products from both of these companies. And we will have lots of prizes hidden along the hop as well as a grand prize valued at $100! 

To enter into the giveaways, you just need to comment on EACH blog throughout the hop. Then for the grand prize after you have commented on all stops along the hop, enter your name and email in the linky tool at the last stop which is the Whimsy Stamps blog.

Winners will be randomly selected and announced on Monday, September 3rd at the Whimsy Stamps blog. Good luck and have fun!

If you happened to come to my blog today without starting at the beginning of the hop, click here to start at the beginning of the hop.


For my card today, I decided to pull out some alcohol inks. I first created my background using some various shades of alcohol inks in blues and purples. After my panel was dry, I very carefully heat embossed the Snow Flurry Background  image from Whimsy Stamps onto my alcohol inked background.

I can tell you that the Yupo paper wants to curl very easily and I had to only heat my background for just a few seconds at a time and then remove my heat gun and then repeat the process for a few times.

I just love the gorgeous detail from the Snow Flurry Background stamp and how well the silver embossing pairs with the blue and purple background.

After my background was complete, I adhered it onto a black card stock mat using the Mini Glue Dots Dot N Go tape roller.

I then die cut one of the three sizes of snowflakes from Whimsy's Snowflake dies {CURRENTLY ON SALE FOR ONLY $5)  out of some silver glitter paper. It is such a delicate die cut so the Micro Dots from Glue Dots were perfect to adhere just a few portions of the snowflake die.

I finished off the card by white heat embossing a sentiment from the Everyday Mini Sentiments stamp set.  I adhered it using the Pop up Glue Dots. These are great glue dots that have added dimension to them and are a great alternative to traditional foam tape.


And there you have it. A fun birthday card that will be perfect for a friend with a winter birthday this year.

Okay, next on your list is the talented Melissa. But if you get lost along the way or in case there are any broken links, I've included the entire hop list below.


Alanna  {you are here}



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51 comments :

Lisa said...

DANG GIRL!!!!! Your snow birthday card is beautiful!!! I've never seen anything like it!!! Really cool!!!

cebelica said...

I like the elegant look of your card. Looks really pretty.

Dawn Barrett said...

The purple and blue are a cool reminder that this summer heat won't last for long!

Unknown said...

Great Birthday card for December and January.

Pat said...

Such a gorgeous card, beautiful design and fabulous colours.

Pat xx

Lillian A said...

A cute, refreshing change of the usual blues of snowflakes, Alanna, and your creation is strikingly adorable, using the purple.

Deborah L. said...

You did a fantastic job with the alcohol inks. Also, thank you for bringing to my my attention that the snowflake dies are on sale!

SusieQ62N said...

Wow! That background is stunning!

Diana Gehrt said...

Great idea for a birthday card. I like the snow flurry stamp, different that just a rousing of snowflakes.

Laila B. said...

Wow...your background is fantastic!!! Love it!

Linda Brown said...

Love the background for this die. Really pretty colors. Thanks for sharing!








M DelValle said...

Wow, stunning colors!

TrainWithMeghan said...

OMG! STUNNING background! I love this card!

Pam said...

Wow, this is stunning. Love the purple and blue background with the silver snowflakes!

Corinne said...

oh so GORGEOUS!! just love your embossing!
your colors are beautiful...
hugs

Kay seuferer said...

Beautiful background! You inspire me!

Barbara Sproatmeyer (LM2) said...

Fun colors and I like the silver embossing

Janet Sanii said...

Lovely colours! Beautiful!

Vicki Dutcher said...

beautiful card! love blue and silver together!

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous card! I love the colors and those beautiful snowflakes!

Iris said...

I love this classy card Alanna. The cool colors and the silver embossed snowflake swirls are meant to be together. Perfect!

Hugs,
Iris

Sue D said...

Very pretty for a winter birthday. I like the embossing and the background.

Jennifer Dove said...

Absolutely STUNNING! Gorgeous design!

Arianna Barbara said...

Oh my! What a fabulous card!!!

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Alanna, this is stunning! I love the blue and purple hues and that beautiful silver embossing. What a gorgeous creation. Hugs, Wends xoxo

Erin Thompson said...

Alana, you inspire me with this beautiful card! I really need to get my alcohol inks out and start playing!!

Patricia Ceccacci said...

Wow I love this card. You are using my 2 favorite colors purple and blue it is outstanding

Jeanne said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS card, Alanna. Wow! That background is stunning and the silver heat embossing and the snowflake add an elegant touch. Matting on black sure helps the colors pop! Excellent work! :)

Marcia said...

Love the background work. Very creative

Michelle O'Driscoll said...

Absolutely the perfect card for those winter birthdays! Background is great!

Debbie Davis said...

Killer background Alanna - LOVE this!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Oh my your background is just amazing:)

Mary Holshouser said...

The background is gorgeous.
Love the shiny snowflakes.
Fantastic card.
thanks for sharing
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Robin said...

Love your background! Really fantastic

Susan Wolpert said...

The card is beautiful. I love the background and the silver embossing. They go together swimmingly

Jean Barney said...

Loving the purple background and snowflakes

Lori Podolsky said...

WOW! I just adore your fabulous colours! Beautifully done!

Lynne said...

Gorgeous colours and I love the embossed snowflakes.

Sobi said...

love the colors

Dorinda K said...

WOW!! I love the colors you've magically woven together and the sparkle glam is intoxicating

Alina said...

beautiful, Alanna, the background looks great!

Angela T said...

I love the incorporation on alcoholic inks! Just beautiful

Andre M. said...

This palette is so elegant paired with these images. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

Laura Willwerth said...

I love the colors you chose

Cherri said...

Wow! Beautiful!

Cindy Holmes said...

SPECTACULAR CARD! I really love how you used the alcohol inks in shades of blues and purples! And then heat embossing the Snow Flurry Background with Silver! Very lovely looking!

Mary Jo A said...

Always love snowflakes, yours is beautiful .

Sue said...

This is a beautiful card Alanna, I love the swooshy inky background...xxx

Wendy Lambert said...

This is just a gorgeous card! I really need to purchase some alcohol inks. Your background is just yummy. With the embossed image on it, just love it.

Amanda T said...

This is so incredibly gorgeous! Love the background!

Shari said...

Oh my goodness. This is absolutely gorgeous! I love that color combo. Purple is my favorite, but always loved it with that blue. Thanks so much for sharing. 💗💗💗

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