Monday, July 23, 2012

Shaping Up Blog Hop & Giveaway

It is the day of the BLOG HOP! Did you just join me from AGA? Welcome! Some of the Paper Crafts Gallery Idol top 20 winners have gotten together for some inspirational fun with shaped cards.  We each are also offering a prize package from our Gallery Idol winnings and some other fun stuff!


Here is a little mini card for a summer wedding or anytime really! The flower is a dogwood which blooms spring to early summer.


check out my fancy pics...no window sill! And Laura Bassen, are you loving the card? Thank you for the tips...ALL of them!

The card with some staging and cool editing thanks to a tip from Kasia Curry!

Here is the line up:

JJ Bolton

Cheiron Brandon

Heather Campbell

Joscelyne Cutchens

Jennifer Ingle

Amy Kolling

Agnieszka Malyszek

Wida Miller

Jocelyn Olson

Miriam Prantner

Anita Recksiedler

Elena Roussakis

Erin Lee Schreiner

Dana Warren

Laurie Willison

Tessa Wise

Nina Yang 


My humble prize package...


There are 2 ways to win, either by leaving a comment here on this post and/or by linking up your own NEW shaped card below (multiple entries are OK). You may already know that Paper Crafts is also having a challenge with shaped cards, found here, so why not link up with us too for an extra chance to win! I am including my 2 winning cards from the Gallery Idol competition too (seems fitting). This giveaway ends Sunday July 29th 11:59 EST.

The next stop is JOCELYN!


Good Luck, and hope you will come back for a visit some time, if you don't want to miss a single post, feel free to click the "follow" button or I can send you the posts via email! Whatever works for you ;)

Wida

106 comments:

  1. what tips? I need to know the tips! love the pics, and the card is fantastic!

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  2. You card is absolutely beautiful, Wida! Wow!

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  3. Oooh, you're right, soooo pretty!!! I love the shape with the soft colored dogwoods! You need to spill your photo secrets! I was up late last night fiddling with my lights, lol! Have a wonderful week my dear!

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  4. Love this shaped card Wida! Absolutely elegant.

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  5. Wow1 Wida, this is gorgeous. Love the elegant monochromatic colour combination. LOVE it!

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  6. Oh my goodness, this is beautiful! So classy & elegant!

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  7. Your project is so gorgeous! love the shape and plain use of color, fantastic design.

    Luanne

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  8. Super pretty tag/mini, Wida! The monochromatic colors are gorgeous. And I love the staging. ;)

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  9. So beautiful, Wida! I adore the classy dogwood bloom, and what a beautiful idea for a wedding card. I'm getting stuck on those making so many!

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  10. WOW!! Your tag is sooo sweet and pretty! Love the window touch - such wonderful design!

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  11. Looks fantastic, Wida! A really showstopper! Can I have your stair banister along with your prize package? gorgeous!

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  12. What a simply stunning shaped card! If I have a chance, I will be joining this challenge.

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  13. I absolutely LOVE your adorable card/tag! Gorgeous! ;o)

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  14. I love this elegant tag; it is perfect for a wedding. The window design is lovely!

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  15. This is quite beautiful! What a great tag for a wedding or anniversary gift. Beautifully done - thanks for sharing :)

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  16. This is absolutely stunning!!
    So soft and delicate...
    perfect! :)

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  17. Am your newest follower and love your card! Will come back to learn the how to, and hoping to enter a card this week! Thank you for having this!

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  18. I love the shape of your card with those soft colored dogwoods. Very beautiful!!

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  19. So soft and delicate..lovely Wida!
    I love that glittered butterfly card you had made for Gallery idol...

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  20. Wow!! Lovely card Wida!! Its so soft and elegant!! Gorgeous!!

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  21. Ummmmm....super gorgeousness Miss Wida!!! Yep.....I just LURVE this!!!

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  22. Beautiful mini card...its so elegant. Love to know the photography tips if possible. Thanks for the chance to win.

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    1. Mary, hopefully you will get this as I don't have your email. I got my set up from laura Bassen. She has a post on this very topic right now. Her blog is doublestick heaven! thanks for the nice comment!

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  23. So pretty! I need this for a wedding this weekend! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  24. Your mini card is super pretty, Wida! And by the way, there's never a humble prize when it is given from the heart, specially when it includes two of your handmade cards! :)

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  25. oh what a cute card! I ALWAYS need wedding cards. Thanks for the inspiration. By the way, your pictures are amazing!

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  26. /gawk
    WOW OH WOW!!
    You did wonderful here! Love it!!!

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  27. simply beautiful! love the white on white look!

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  28. So very lovely! Perfect for a lovely gift too!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  29. such a pretty, delicate, fancy, awesome card. i LOVE! xoxo

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  30. Your little frame tag is wonderful! I want to make and keep several on hand!

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  31. How CUTE is this little tag!! I am so CASEing this! :)

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  32. Your beautiful mini card is perfect for a wedding package tag. Thanks

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  33. I LOVE this idea ... I can't wait to try it and make a card or tag just like this one. Beautiful! Stunning! Wonderful!

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  34. I love your project you made. Thank You for being part of a wonderful hop!

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  35. Your prize is not humble is amazing as your card, so delicate... perfect.

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  36. I love the pretty monochromatic card. You've inspired me to make one. Great staging and editing!! :-) Thanks for sharing!

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  37. Humble? You are very generous!!!!!
    I like your sweet, delicate, fancy tag. It would be sooo pretty for a wedding gift!

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  38. Gorgeous wedding card!! I love your use of diecut!! Brilliant design, Wida!

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  39. Oh my! That was just wonderful! That design is breath taking!

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  40. Such a gorgeous card! Congrats to you again!!!

    housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
    www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

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  41. Very fancy card...Loving the new look of your pictures too!!! I want those cards of yours...so much fabulousness :)

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  42. What a pretty card! So soft and stunning Wida!

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  43. I love the dimensions of this tag and it's subtle color.

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  44. my goodness this is gorgeous! i adore the all white designs...stunning. thank you for the chance to win this generous prize too. I've linked up a couple cards of my own :)

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  45. Just wanted to stop by quick and say congratulations again on your success!

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  46. Elegantly sweet! Love the gems too. :)

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  47. Beautiful card! I love the shape and the dogwood image! Elegant!
    DeniseB

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  48. this is so pretty! love the dimension, the elegant stamp, and that great die shape! :)

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  49. Such a pretty card! Love the delicate colours.

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  50. Beautiful stamping and I love dogwood trees!

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  51. Such a cool shape, Wida! Love it. How nice of you all to put a prize package together : )

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  52. this is such a great tag!! so elegant!!

    Candace
    scrappin2littleprincesses.blogspot.com

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  53. This is beautiful, Wida! I love the window style of it!

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  54. What a lovely card Wida! You are right it could be used for many occassions. TFS and for the chance to win such a wonderful prize.
    Have a lovely day!
    Liz

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  55. Elegant entry in the shaped cards. Verry classy.

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  56. Love your 2 grey cards, especially the butterfly one.

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    1. Sorry, also meant to sat your dogwood tag is gorgeous!

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  57. Oh, the dogwoods enhanced with a rhinestone are simply stunning on this card/tag. Love how you layered them over the open frame. Thanks for the chance at your awesome prize package and for a fun Blog Hop!

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  58. So elegant! I would use it for wedding favor tags

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  59. Wida, this is just pure elegance! Who makes this dogwood stamp? I've been needing to add one to my collection! LOL

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  60. So so elegant...the photography is awesome

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  61. This is just so gorgeous! Love, love, love it!

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  62. Wow - giving away some of your great cards? Loved them in the idol competition. Thanks for the chance to win. I love this card, it seems so dainty to me.

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  63. Oh my gosh this card is BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love the soft color of the dogwood blooms on the stark white, too often white is covered up but you have really put it on display with this card! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Lisa

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  64. My initial reaction to your shape card was: pretty, pretty, pretty!!! but your card has so much class, that it really is exquisite! Simple and sweet! thank you for inspiring and sharing ;)

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  65. Wow, that is one gorgeous card!!! Love the flower and the cut out shape. The monochromatic color scheme is so elegant!

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  66. You have created a very elegant looking card. It looks expensive! The colored gift bag just makes the card POP more! Great job.

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  67. Your gift tag is just beautiful! I love the white on white color combo!

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  68. This gift tag is absolutely stunning! Never in a million years would I have thought to create this! Congrats again on your idol achievement! (PS...this prize package is far from humble!)

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  69. Very pretty mini card--perfect for a wedding!
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  70. Beautiful card! Love the shape and soft colors!

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  71. that is a gorgeous card. Love the dogwood flower.

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  72. What a soft and pretty card! The dogwoods look so delicate in the soft pink!

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  73. What a gorgeous creation! LOVE the window, and your bits of bling are the perfect finishing touch!

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  74. Absolutely gorgeous, Wida! I love the diecut window and the soft colors for the dogwoods.

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  75. Oh my this is SO SO pretty! I love the soft colors, and dogwood blossoms are my favorite!

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