Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The Alley Way Stamps Blog Hop

Hi! Welcome to the Alley Way Stamps January Release Hop! You should have arrived here from Anni's blog!

I created a gift card holder that doubles as a Fairy Tale book.  As soon as I saw the Once Upon A Time set, I knew exactly what to do with it!

I colored it in using Spectrum Noir markers and I was inspired by Cinderella's castle in Disneyworld (I have my own 4 year old "princess" at home, so I pretty much live and breathe Disney these days!).  I created the background using Distress Inks.

And, of course, I had to make a matching tag, too! The "Party" sentiment comes from the Party Animal set.

I even made sure the "spine" had writing on it to make it look like a real book.  :)

I am entering this in the CASology challenge: Week 76 Party!

And now, time to hop!!!! The DT has some AMAZING projects out there!!! Enjoy! Next on the stop is Christine and the entire list is below:

One will be randomly chosen all three new sets!!!. Here're what to do:

Comment on The Alley Way Stamps Blog
Post about it on Facebook or your blog
Comment on Design Team Blogs (click on the images above)
Follow us on Pinterest
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on YouTube

You have until 9pm TAWS TIME (MST) to leave your comments.

Once Upon a Time is FREE when you spend $40.00 or more during the month of January! Nothing to do but shop... this little guy will be added to your package.

We are also having a 3rd birthday celebration starting January 5, 2014! You will want to check it out!!!

Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps
Ink: Memento, Ranger Distress Inks
Markers: Spectrum Noir
Other: Lori Whitlock Silhouette file
Tag Die: Lawn Fawn
Embossing Powder: Ranger

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  1. What a really CUTE idea here!! Love your fabulous coloring and distressed background! The matching tag is perfect!! Such a fun birthday party idea! ;) Thanks for sharing!

  2. Super creative! Way to go! Beautiful work - TFS!

  3. Clever idea to make the book look real. this is a cute stamp set. It will be on my "purchase" list. thanks for sharing.

  4. What a fabulous gift set; perfect showcase of the new release and such a special present for your little princess. Happy New Year - wishing you peace, joy and love throughout 2014!

  5. I haven't visited you in a while and that is just sad! :( So hard to keep up! meanwhile, look at your new fab team and this WONDERFUL creation! Love it! Glad there is a hop that inspired me to swing by!

  6. eek.. seriously.. this is so awesome! I adore the way you made it look like a real book :) how fun!! I think we need a video tutorial ;) you rock..hugs

  7. How cute! Love your colouring.

  8. I LOVE THAT CASTLE! Thanks for sharing! :D
    -Suzanne suzyq28024@gmail.com

  9. Lovely - I am sure your little princess loves this too!

  10. I love this castle image and the little box and tag you created.

  11. I think I need this stamps. So cute.

  12. What a sweet project...love that castle.

  13. Very sweet! I love how the image goes over the edge of the tag. It's so effective and I never think to do that! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week! Happy New Year!

  14. Too cute! Great
    idea for a gift card
    Carla from Utah

  15. Really cute set and clever idea. Love the soft blues. Reminds me of a castle up in the clouds. Sweet.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  16. Oh I just love that "book!" This is the cutest set!

  17. What great projects! I love the matching set.

    ~Ashley W

  18. So sweet and perfectly coloured. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology


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