Sunday, November 16, 2014

Blog Hop: Off to Gramma's for the Holidays with Create with TLC

Well hello there everyone.  Today is a special one as I am participating in my very first blog hop with Create with TLC.  The theme of this hop is Off to Gramma's for the Holidays; so, climb on board and let's take a trip!

You should have arrived here from the talented Ileana's blog.  If you are just starting, you can find a full list of all the hop stops at the bottom of this post.

For this card I got to use the very cool vintage image called, "Grammas or Bust Balloon".  Paulette is generously offering it up as a freebie to everyone who participates in the hop; so, be sure to head on over to her BLOG and leave her some love!
To save the image, left click to bring it up in the lightbox in its full size and then right click and scroll down to 'save image as'.

Here is the card I created.  I've gone rather non-traditional with my colour scheme, opting for an antiqued black and white combo.  Check it out...

FRONT 
Digital Image Details: 
  • Grammas or Bust Balloon:  As mentioned previously, the image used on the front is the freebie you can find above.  For more wonderful freebies, click HERE to head to Paulette's blog.  You can find tons of awesome options for sale in the store as well.  Click HERE to head there now.

INSIDE
Digital Sentiments: 
  • The first sentiment is the freebie that Paulette is offering up on her blog during the hop.  Click HERE to go to Paulette's blog where you'll be able to grab the freebie.  The 'Happy Holidays' sentiment I used is from the "Happy Holiday Season" Vintage Image Transfer and Word Art Set.  Click HERE or on the watermark below to head to its location in the store.
OVERALL
Embellishments: 
  • The black ribbon on the front and inside is Offray brand purchased at Michael's.
 Paper Products: 
  • Image and sentiment base: Michael's Recollection's Cardstock, white.
  • Card base: Michael's Recollection's Cardstock, black.
  • Black shimmery cardstock used for matting is Michael's open stock scrapbook paper. 
 Challenges I am hoping to enter... 

Next stop on the route is the last one over at the Create With TLC blog.  Click HERE to head on over!

If you missed any of the stops along the way, here is the complete list.  You are definitely going to want to check out what all my fellow team members have in store for you:
Lisa D--that's me!

http://createwithtlc-createwithtlc.blogspot.ca/

Well that is it for this third Sunday in November, I'll see you again tomorrow for my Motivational Monday post.

Until next time,

35 comments:

Cynthia said...

Great CAS design with Paulette's vintage image.

Gail said...

What a great image and great layout! Thanks for your hard work and for the hop and freebie - have a blessed week!

CreatewithTlc said...

I love the color combo you chose, and I love how the card turned out. Thank you for being a part of the HOP...and Welcome again to the great TLC Team.
Paulette

Hetty said...

Lovely card you made with the image. Love how you added the sentiment. Black and grey is a wonderful combination.

Lynne aka Her Craftiness said...

Welcome to Create with TLC!!! You card is phenomenal and it's a pleasure to be part of such a wonderful Design Team with you!!!!
Much love, hugs, and friendship

Carla S. said...

Fantastic card, Lisa! Love the way you used the image and sentiments! Welcome to the team! So happy you've joined us!

April Rogers said...

Lisa, now that is interesting... Love the way you used the digi and made it work. I loved the blog hop and thank all of you so much for sharing. Gave me a lot of inspiration to look back on.
xo Nana

Diana said...

What a fun balloon. Like the way u made this vintage look. Thank u 4 your part in this fun hop.
Hugs from the Oregon coast

Edwina said...

Hi Lisa, Black and white is in this year. You did a great job with your card. Wonderful image. I wonder what it would have been like to ride in one of those. Thanks for sharing the image with us. Edwina Brown

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Very pretty!!!! Love the color choices!!! Totally AWESOME to have you on the team with us!!! :)

Lisa Lynn said...

This is such a great card. Thanks for being on the DT.

Suze said...

I love the black and white combo Lisa.

PashaCou said...

A truly wonderful card, thank you so much for sharing it with us. Good luck in the competitions.
Hugs,

Wendy said...

Super card Lisa. Thank you for sharing the digital stamp and your artwork. I love the "steampunk" feel of this stamp.

Cathy Kuntz said...

Lisa, I love what you did with that image, I love air balloons and this fits in perfectly. And how you added the sentiment. The way you divided the background with the ribbon gives depth to the frame. love it. Thank you for sharing it. Hugs, Cathy K

Cindy Keller said...

What an interesting card design you came up with! I like the nontraditional card layout and colors. Thanks for sharing and for being a part of Paulette's great blog hop!

SmilynStef said...

I'm guessing if the kiddos got to ride in that contraption to Grandma's, they'd never be asking *are we there yet?" ... so glad you ventured into The Great Outdoors with us at Jingle Belles.

Rhonda Helm said...

loverly, the way this turned out is stunning.. great work,

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for your inspiration on this blog hop and the image

Anet van Zyl said...

Your card is beautiful Lisa, I love the image and the colour combination. Anet x

LeeBeth said...

This is a fascinating machine that is well used. Thanks for the inspiration.

Kelley said...

I laughed at the slogan! Great simple card, and black and white is perfect for it.

Anonymous said...

Love what you did with your image. Thank you for sharing.
Carol O

ursula Uphof said...

Lovely vintage card Lisa. Liked the black and white. Thanks for sharing. Ursula xxx

Maxine D said...

Lisa this is gorgeous - love your unconventional Christmas colours :-), and the way you have used the steampunk image, letting it take centre stage.
Blessings
Maxine

Maryann Laursen said...

A very beautiful card here as usual Lisa, great work hun.

Desire Fourie said...

First of all Lisa, it is just awesome that you have joined us at Create with TLC. Can't believe it has not happened sooner as I know you adore Paulette's beautiful sentiments amongst other. Just love how you left the image uncoloured and the design paper is perfect for the image.

Sandie Gough said...

Beautiful xx
hugs
Sandie x

Purple Card Lady said...

Lovely creation!

Kathleen said...

Love your card...who goes to Gramma's house in a blimp!!?!

Karon said...

Love the image and what a great sentiment. TFS

DonnaMundinger said...

What a fun image, Lisa! Love your CAS design. xxD

lauren bergold said...

ooooooooh! this is not only FAB, but so clever as well, possibly the BEST SENTIMENT EVER!! thanks very much for sharing your awesomeness with us at JINGLE BELLES in "the great outdoors"!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Hi Lisa, thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a lovely comment about my 'sunburst' card.
Terrific card - love that vintage style - and what a super sentiment.
Caroline xxx

Helen said...

A great card and design, Lisa - that image really suits the colour scheme you've used.

Thanks for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow.

Helen x