Saturday, December 14, 2013

Lawnscaping Winter Blog Hop!

Hello and welcome!  


You should have come here by way of Rachel W K...

Today the Lawnscaping Challenge Blog is having their Winter Blog Hop!  We have lots of fabulous participants so there is sure to be a lot of inspiration along the way AND there are lots of wonderful prizes to be won!  Full details on the specific prizes can be found at the Lawnscaping blog.  Just leave a comment on each blog post on the hop for the best chances of winning!  You have until this Sunday, December 15 at 11:59 PM EST. 


Here is the card I created for the hop: 


I used Lawn Fawn's Making Frosty Friends + coordinating dies and some Twinkling H2O watercolor paints to create this card.  

And I made a video just for the occasion!  I just created my own YouTube channel where I'll be posting crafty videos, so I hope you'll subscribe on YouTube to see more! 


And here's one last photo of my card: 


Thanks so much for stopping by!  

You're next stop on the hop is Cheryl Hutcherson

And you can always go back to the Lawnscaping blog if you get lost along the way or want to start over! 

-Lizzy

Supplies: 
Stamps: (Making Frosty Friends) Lawn Fawn
Dies: (coordinating dies for Making Frosty Friends) Lawn Fawn, (woodland branch) Memory Box
Specialty cardstock: (distress watercolor cardstock) Tim Holtz/Ranger, (glitter paper) American Crafts
Cardstock: (white) Papertrey Ink, (beet) Paper Source, (early espresso) Stampin' Up!  
Paints: (mandarine citrine, orange peel, mediterranean, ginger peach, meridian, periwinkle Twinkling H2O) Luminarte

151 comments:

  1. wowza...the colors are amazing and makes that sweet snowman simply POP!

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  2. What a sweet scene, and the sky is just fantastic!

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  3. Stunning background. Lovely colours!

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  4. Your background is so pretty, great job.

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  5. Absolutely FANTASTIC! I love that background. I have those h2o's and now I know how to use them better! I'll be hitting you up for some Lawnscaping videos very soon! :)

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  6. the background is amazing and thanks for the video!!

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  7. WOW! Such a fabulous effect you've achieved with the Twinkling H20s!! Really pretty colors reminds me of the Northern Lights! :) Great video too! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. The background colors look just awesome!

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  9. omg love the colors of the boreal aurora. awesome card. cute snowman and little bird congrats

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  10. Cool card, i just love the colours your have used and the background looks amazing :)
    Kate xx

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  11. Love the card! The background is beautiful! Reminds me of the northern lights! So pretty!! I am off to watch your video and subscribe and finish the hop!! Thanks for sharing your beautiful work!!

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  12. beautiful card!!! love twinkling H2O's and I love how your images came out colored with them :) awesome video too lizzie!!! you rock!!

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  13. I love the branch in white. I will have to use that idea - thanks for the inspiration!

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  14. Gorgeous card, the sky is fabulous and thanks for the video :)

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  15. Terrific job on the background, it creates an amazing atmosphere.

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  16. THnak goodness I have all weekend to finish the blog, you gals are just wonderful inspirations!! Thanks for the chance and sharing.

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  17. Awesome video!!!! I love the colors those H2o's give!!!

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  18. Lizzie, I think your cards are amazing. It looks like the snowman is in front of the northern lights. How cool. Thanks for sharing a video.

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  19. Especially like the water colored background. Cards like this are why I like stamp/die sets.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  20. Your card is lovely and your video was so awesome! I'm a huge fan, Lizzy!

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  21. Your card is very pretty. Love the background.

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  22. The background is amazing - so striking to frame that cute little snowman.

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  23. Really love the background.. Amazing colors.. Just wow.

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  24. Love your video Lizzy I always enjoy to look how someone paint. The card is so cute.

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  25. LOOOOOOVE that background!! Simply gorgeous!

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  26. WOWZERS! This is Gorgeous! Thanks so much for your video!

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  27. Gorgeous bg behind those adorable LF images. Esp love that birdie!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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  28. very fun - love the background!
    Sandra ltb

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  29. Wow, such a cute card!!! The background is just gorgeous :)

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  30. Your card is beautiful and the coloring is just...amazing!!! Thank you for sharing!

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  31. So pretty, Lizzy! Love your beautiful card and the video :)

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  32. I had so much fun watching your video! What a treat. I love how you made the background!
    Hope you have a Merry CHRISTmas!! Hugs -Ali

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  33. This card is stunning. I don't think I had ever seen coloring with Twinklin H20s. The effect you got on the background is just amazing. Love it!

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  34. Beautiful colors in your background!

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  35. Love the bacground - it looks like north-light!

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  36. Beautiful card! Love that background!

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  37. Gorgeous colors on the background, sweet images too!

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  38. OMG - I love the watercolors and the glittery snow. So cute! Thanks for sharing a video too! Happy Holidays.

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  39. Oh la la! It is like the northern lights! Fab!

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  40. Oh! Super ! I adore your way of making this bottom of color! It is magic !
    Thank you to give us the chance to gain a batch !

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  41. Wow Lizzy, beautiful card. Thanks for the video I love incorporating H2O's into projects.

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  42. That is an amazing background. Just gorgeous! Was a pleasure creating alongside of you today!

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  43. Stunning background for your sweet Santa.

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  44. Wow! It's the northern lights! What a lovely card xxx

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  45. Very striking absolutely love everything about it hugs xx

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  46. I love the background colour, it's so beautiful!! ^_^

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  47. Very pretty! I like how you created the background!

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  48. Lizzy! This is beyond amazing, the colors are beautiful! This is a stunning card, I love EVERYTHING about it!
    -Samantha

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  49. Gorgeous card! I love the background!

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  50. Wow what a beautiful sky....love the final look.

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  51. Oooh, I love your background, I'm a sucker for water colours, especially shimmery ones. Very clever to use the same colours for the details on your card

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  52. Gorgeous card & background Lizzy - looks like the Northern Lights!

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  53. i love your card!!!! and i love your video too!!!!! i am not familiar with the Twinkling H2O watercolor paints, but you paint beautifully with them!! wow!! i may have to check them out now!! such beautiful colors on this card, and the sparkly snow bank is so pretty!

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  54. Gorgeous card! I love the watercolor background and how it just makes the snowman pop off the card. Especially with the sparkly snow! <3

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  55. Gorgeous effect with the Twinkling H2Os

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  56. Love the background and the snowman is adorable. Thanks for the video!

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  57. LOVE the background and the snowman is too cute.

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  58. I love to use Twinkling H2O's and always love seeing how others use them. This is a gorgeous card I love your use of the branch and the bird with the snowman. Perfect!

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  59. The snowman is cute but I really love the colors in your background. I have some twinkling H2O paints but haven't used them yet. I'm inspired now!

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  60. Super beautiful background! Amazing colours!

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  61. This is just darling! Thanks for the video too!

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  62. Very cute, fun card.
    Lovely colors used
    and the bird and
    snowman are cute.
    Carla from Utah

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  63. Like how the background looks sorta tie-dyed. Glad to see you posted a video for us visual learners.

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  64. really enjoyed the video
    great idea about the branch

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  65. Your background is amazing on this card.

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  66. Great "twilight" sky effect. Thanks for sharing!

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  67. Pretty in purple and I love the snow covered branch!

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  68. So beautifully done! Love the design and colors.

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  69. Your watercolor paint background is lovely! It reminds me of the Northern Lights!

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  70. The colors in your background are simply amazing! Wonderful card:)

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  71. Your watercolor background is wonderful. It really makes the twig, bird, and snowman pop! Sweet card!

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  72. WOW...your sky is gorgeous! You are definitely the background queen! Your shading is so rich and stunning! It makes the snowman pop - so much fun! And I LOVE your video (keep them coming). I just added those twinkling h2o watercolors to my wish list!

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  73. Wow! The watercolor background is just stunning! Gorgeous, gorgeous card!

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  74. The background is AMAZING!! Thanks for sharing.

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  75. I love the colors in the background!!!!

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  76. So enjoyed the video and extraordinary result!!

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  77. Promptly pinned your video - you've inspired me to get my twinkling h2os out again! Beautiful card.

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  78. I LOVE the background on this, looks like the auroras. The video was great, thanks for sharing!

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  79. Purple is my favorite color so I definitely love this card!

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  80. Great card - love how the watercolors make the snowman pop

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  81. Beautiful card! I learned some new techniques through your video! Thanks!!

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  82. What a great color combo, and thank you for making the video! I learned a lot; I look forward to more videos!

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  83. Love the colors you used on your card and also (thanks to your video) how you layered the branch!

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  84. Your painting background & design is so awesome!

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  85. Love the background! Nice work!

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  86. Great card...Love how vibrant your background turned out!

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  87. Your background is stunning- such a great card!

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  88. Gorgeous card - such an incredible background!

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  89. This is stunning. Love your choice of colours and layout. Subscribed to your channel too!

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  90. beautiful card. love the background. thanks for the video tute.

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  91. Lovely design - the background is amazing!

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  92. Wow, that background is really striking

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  93. I love snowmen. They all have unique personalities.

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  94. What a great card and thaks for the video !

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  95. Gorgeous card - that background is amazing!

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  96. Wow... The sky looks great and very cold,love the snowman!

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  97. I really love the background colors on this card beautiful!

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  98. I LOVE your wonderful card and video. TFS.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  99. Gorgeous card. I have never heard of twinkling H2O but I like them.....

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  100. Love the little birdie sitting in the tree
    Watching over the snowman, Lizzy, and me.

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  101. I love the northern lights effect. Congrats on the new You Tube channel. I am going to follow!

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  102. Absolutely beautiful! I love the TwinklingH2o's!! I love your color choices for the background! Just a fantastic card!

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  103. It's the most wonderful colours you have used. I really love your card.

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  104. Thanks so much for sharing the techniques for doing the card.

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  105. Beautiful colors--love the background.

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  106. That is a cute snowman with his hat and scarf. I like that you added the limb and little bird to the scene. What a beautiful background you created.

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  107. Thanks for the video...love your color choices!

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  108. I love your beautiful background. So pretty. Thanks so much for the video. Really cute, wonderfully colored card.

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  109. Ooooh,I LOOOOVE this! Love the northern lights background :-)

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  110. Wow that watercolour background is luminous - fantastic card!

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  111. So very sweet...thank you for the inspirations.

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  112. This is so beautiful and cute at the same time!

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  113. Your card is so pretty. Watched the video and I just love how your background came out. Gorgeous.

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  114. Wawww, great technique, now I know how to use it!! I saw the video and subscribe on your channel, i hope to see more;)

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  115. I love the color combo in this! Twinkling H2Os are fun!

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  116. I'm amazed that everything was done with watercolors! I never was much of a painter so it always fascinates me to watch other people do it. Thanks for the video and the chance to win.

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  117. wow Lizzi, that background is fabulous. TFS

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  118. Wow! Stunning color on your background!

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  119. I forgot abt twinkling h2os. Great BG

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  120. your background is amazing
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  121. Cute card! Love the H2Os, I have them stashed and need to remember to use them! Thanks for the video too!!!

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  122. Love it! The background is so cool and I love that you did a video as well! Thanks so much!

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  123. beautiful card! i love the h2os in the background, it makes the card so special :)

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  124. Wonderful card, I really love the background!

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  125. Gorgeous. I love twinkling H2O too :)

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  126. Love that background, just beautiful. A great contrast to your little snow man.

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  127. Lizzy, thank you so much for the video! You've left me inspired for sure! I'd already added this card to my Flickr favorites, and it's great to see how you made it. I've got some twinkling H20's but haven't used them much - now I'm excited to dig them out! Wonderful, wonderful card!

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  128. Beautiful card! I love the background colors, and these stamps are so cute

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  129. OMG!! I LOVE your SWEET card and that watercolored background it too AWESOME!! THANKS for sharing the video too!! have a Fabulous Holiday Season!! ;)

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  130. Great Hop Love the projects everyone has made for it.

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  131. LOVE your background, Lizzy! So pretty!

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  132. Loooove your card!! Gorgeous background!!! And beautiful color combo!!

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Many thanks for each and every thoughtful comment! Your feedback is genuinely appreciated--I only hope you enjoy my cards as much as I enjoy your comments!

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