Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Hoppin' with House of Cards

Hello All!!

I have some exciting news to share at House of Cards!  we are also having a Design Team call! You will designing along side some great artists with some remarkable talent. You can use any stamps you'd like in any style you'd like; all you have to do is follow the inspiration for that month. 

We also having a blog hop which means lots of prizes and a whole lot of fun! So let's get to it, shall we? Here is my card for today, enjoy.

Color inspiration from the photo is what inspired this card. This mystical and magical nymph
was colored using PrismaColor pencils.
This digi was provided by
one of our generous sponsors.
A Day For Daisies
Side view of the card showing the dimensional
layers of the focal image.
Detail of our magical nymph.

House of Cards
Photo inspiration (Love the flamingos!)

they call it a Lilly Luncheon but it gives me the idea to throw some kind of palm springs party lol

So, are you ready to get hopping?! Yep, it's time, but first we've got some fabulous sponsors to share with you! Make sure you leave a comment at each person's blog along the way because the prizes are hidden and we'll be doing random drawings from the blogs where they are hiding! :) After you're done, make a creation to share with us here, too, for another chance to win.

Here are all of our fabulous sponsors.
Our team will be using a variety of products
from these amazing companies!

Prize: 3 Digital Images

A Day For Daisies provides themed categories of over 1000 digital illustrations, including fairy tales and magical mermaids, cutie kids, vintage illustrations, sentiments and lovely designs for all occasions!

ADFD FACE BOOK: Daisies/142905905744876?ref=ts



Prize: $25 Gift Certificate

REVERSE CONFETTI offers on trend, high quality photopolymer stamps, high quality CONFETTI CUTS steel dies and exclusive paper products to coordinate with our releases…all made in the USA.

Prize: Prize Package

Great Impressions was founded in 1984 by Ken and Deone Mackenzie. With a love for stamping, the company grew. The result is a quality rubber stamp in either wood mount or stickable mount backing for all your stamping needs. Great Impressions' goal is to provide the highest quality stamps and to inspire creativity!

Prize: Any three products of your choice!

MHKDesigns is a vintage digital stamp Etsy shop owned and operated by Mynn Kitchen from On A Stampage. She creates vintage stamp sets and digital paper packs for all your crafting needs. Contact her with any requests you have at!

And now, here's your hop order~
HOC Blog | Mynn | Sue T. | Cohenna | Donna | Dotty Jo | Em | Emily | Heather | Jane | Judy | Karen | Katarzyna Ewa | Katy | Leslie | Linda | Merethe | Merlina | Michele | Paula | Rocky | Rosi | Ruza
UR here--->Shawna<--UR here-- | Shirley | Steph | Sue N. | Susan | Tina | Toni


Please email Mynn at onastampageATgmailDOTcom if you have any other questions! 

Next stop will be Shirley's Blog

Challenges Entered:
Addicted to Stamps and More!: 
Challenge #197- Make Your Mark

Enjoy the hop and thank you so much for stopping by! We will hope to see you at House of Cards!!

All the best,


Oh You Made Me Ink said...

Beautiful! Your card is to die for! The coloring is fabulous!!

Katy said...

This card is beautiful! You did an amazing job coloring her! I love the sentiment too! :) -Hugs Katy HOC DT

Merethe A said...

Wow this is great. That frame did make the card pop.
(✿◠‿◠) Ma (Merethe)

Mynn xx said...

Shawna, your coloring is totally GORGEOUS! I LOVE the different colors you used--the image looks magical! The frame and bloom you added are the perfect finishing touches! Thank you SO MUCH for all you've done this past term at House of Cards! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Jerrie said...

Shawna, I love your image and how you have designed your card! What a whimsical card~

Em Louise Fairley said...

Wow, Shawna, this is so beautiful! It's such an honor to work with you at HOC.
Em xxx

StirYourCreativity said...

Stylish card and you have colored it beautiful.

Dotty Jo said...

Love how you've framed the image - looks brilliant! I'm stepping down from HOC but will still be dropping in to take part in the occasional challenge and visit all my lovely HOC buddies as often as possible. Take care of yourself and keep creating, Jo x

Michele K. Henderson said...

LOVE this! This is such a creative take on the inspiration! I love the fresh, bright color and details!
Take Care!

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Elegant card! Very creative on the die-cut with the image :o)

Mary Holshouser said...

You can almost hear the wind that is
blowing her hair.
thanks for sharing.

Mac Mable said...

Such a pretty and elegant card. Love the delicate colours and the movement in the card. Thank you so much for you very kind and generous comments on my blog...always appreciated, thank you x

Julie Odil said...

Beautiful! I really like that die cut frame.

María Pilar said...

wowww, what a beautiful card! Love it so much

Aileen said...

Beautiful elegant card and your colouring is so pretty.

Peanut said...

Super pretty card, Shawna. And your colouring is flawless, friend! Thanks for joining us at ATSM.
x Asha

Gloria said...

This is so beautiful!
The frame is so brilliant idea!
Love your design and coloring!

Pink Unicorn said...

So beautiful! Love the rainbow of colours against that gorgeous die cut frame!

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous card! Love the design and the beautiful details! Such pretty coloring too! And framed beautifully!

Susan Renshaw said...

Beautiful card! I love that image!
Fabulous make for the House of Cards!
Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

Unknown said...

A very pretty card! It's been a lot of fun working with you on this team. Thanks for the inspiration!

Lilian said...

Gorgeous! Love the coloring!
Thank you for joining us at ATSM!
The Leaf Studio

Taunya Butler said...

What a beautiful card - such a lovely image and your coloring is perfect!! Love the details you added that just made this card awesome!!

craftysahmiam said...

Neat die cut frame around the wonderfully colored nymph image. Heather HOC teamie

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