Friday, February 15, 2013

Scraps Make a Pretty Card: STT Blog Hop, February 16

Welcome to Scraps To Treasures' February Blog Hop, hosted by my friend and mentor, Lucy Kelleher.

This month, our STT team was to use either a card or layout sketch to make our project, and to keep those projects made only out of scraps.

Sketches are fun and useful for those in a hurry. They give a crafter a guide to follow when she's stumped for idea. They stimulate thinking but there's no limit on how they can be interpreted. Here are the sketches that were provided:

Now, you know I'm a cardmaker, so here is what the sketch inspired me to make:

I used my scraps from my February "Card Kitchen" card kit
by Jillibean Soup to make this sweet card. The papers in
this month's kit are from the Family Ties line of Pebbles
papers, in a 6x6" pack.  The ribbon was a scrap of my
Rumple Ribbons by Lovebug Creations.
The sweet Magnolia image is a digital image I found on
Pinterest, that I colored with Copic Markers, paper pieced
using a scrap, and Stickled.  The two gems are leftovers
from my Avonlea Close To My Heart WOTG kit.

Now for HOP BUSINESS:  You should have arrived here from Susanne's blog. If not, or if you just visited my blog as one of my "regulars", please do hop over to our hostess's start at Love 2 Create It All by Lucy.  If you're interested in winning blog candy, make sure you hop through all the blogs and comment on each for a chance to win. 

Here are details on the blog candy provided by our Hop Hostess, Lucy Kelleher:  One lucky winner (chosen at random from those who qualify) will receive a how-to publication called "Make It From The Heart" published by Close to My Heart. It features 16 two-page layouts, 2 single-page patterns, as well as 12 different card patterns.  

To win:  

1. Follow ALL the blogs in this hop
2. Comment on ALL the blogs in the hop
3. Head on over to Lucy's FB fan page at and give it a like. If you come back to Lucy's blog and leave a comment saying you did so get entered in for a second chance.

OK, time to move on down the road ...

The next stop on the STT Blog Hop is to our newest member, Kathryn. If you get lost along the way, here is the full line-up for easy navigation:

Lucy ~
Lissa Marie ~
Cicily ~
Tahi ~
Robin S. ~
Camille ~
Robin C. ~
Pam ~
Paula ~
Liz ~
Ellen ~
Kathryn ~


Kathryn said...

Beautiful Card!!! TYFS

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your card is so adorable! I love the papers you used!

Liz said...

Beautiful, as always, and I the little girl is so sweet

Unknown said...

what a beautiful card!!!!


Pamela Lash said...

I love your creativity and the use of scrap pieces to design a dynamite project - bravo!!
Pam aka Mama LoveBug

Lucy Kelleher said...

Ellen - your card is so pretty! I just love the colors AND I love your coloring of your little angel. TFS


Camille Short said...

VERY nice image. Card is amazing. Love it all.

Unknown said...

Love your card, such a sweet lil girl on it!
<3 Pam

Michele I said...

very nice and simple card, live the girl

Unknown said...

awesome job with the card. I love how you paper pieced the image and great coloring!

Vickie said...

Very pretty card. I love that image.

Robin said...

Love the sketch and this card is beautiful!


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