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Friday, March 8, 2013

Friends of True's Inky Blog Hop. Win My Entire Swirly Spring Collection!


Welcome to the... 


Hi Everyone!
I am so excited today!
I have made tons of wonderful crafty friends since I started making cards and illustrating stamps, so when I wanted to share my latest "Swirly Spring" Inky Antics release, they are the ones I turned to. :)

I sent stamp sets and coordinating papers to a couple dozen friends, and many of them decided to join me in a hop sharing projects created with them! They are all truly AMAZING artists and I can't wait to see what they have created! 
I hope you will hop along with us and check them all out. 

You could win an awesome prize donated by Inky Antics!
One lucky commentor will win all six sets of my Swirly Spring collection!


The winner will be picked (from comments made between now and midnight on Sunday the 10th) on a random blog. Make sure and comment on all of the projects along the hop to increase your chances of winning. Only one comment per blog please. 
The winner will be announced on Monday the 11th here on my blog, so remember to check back and see if you were the lucky one. :)

I chose to use my #1115MC - "Swirly Birds" clear set to create my card.




I also used my #IA-PAC003 "Everything's Coming Up Roses" designer cardstock
The image was colored with Prismacolor pencils and Gamsol, then topped with Ranger Stickles.


The die cut shapes are from Spellbinders and the larger flower and leaves were also made with their Bitty Blooms die set. The small roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts. The pretty ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon, the cardstocks from Discount Card Stock and the pearls from Want2Scrap. (see card recipe below, for links)

Here are a few other projects that I have recently created with my Swirly Spring collection.
Click on the images to be taken to the original posts for details.






   


 Your next stop on the hop is my sweet friend
Bookmark my page, just in case you get lost along the way, because here is a complete list of links for you to use. :)

Trudy Sjolander (you are here)
Judy Rozema
Trudy Sjolander (Come back and let me know what you thought about my friends wonderful projects. :)

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Thanks so much for stopping by and hopping with us!


Card Recipe:

Inky Antics - #115MC - "Swirly Birds" clear stamp set and #IA-PAC003- "Everything's Coming Up Roses" designer paper by: Trudy Sjolander Designs
Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon
Spellbinders - #S4-112 Classic Ovals Sm and #S4-113 Scalloped Classic Ovals, #S2-128 Classic Squares Sm. and #S4-129 Scalloped Classic Squares Nestabilities, and S5-086 Bitty Blossoms Dies
Want2Scrap - 72 count White Self-adhesive Pearls
Discount Card Stock - Brilliant White, Bazzill Swiss Dots - Irish Eyes, and  Vista Metallic Blue
Prismacolor pencils and Gamsol
Ranger Stickles -Waterfall
Tskiniko- Staz-On Jet Black
Wild Orchid Crafts - small paper roses
Scotch - ATG tape runner
Beacon - Fabri-tac glue
sewing machine, thread, paper trimmer, scoring board

70 comments:

Dawn said...

Very cute stamps and cards!! Thank you for the chance to win the stamps!

Lisa Lara said...

I almost did the same thing...post my other cards I made with that set. Great minds...but I didn't. I forgot. I love your gorgeous card. So beautiful. Just like you. Mwah gf.

Sean Fetterman said...

These are SEW FABULOUS! Great work my friend! Thanks for asking me to join you on the hop! Hugs! Sean

Sara said...

Those stamps are so cute and versatile and your creations are stunning! TFS!

Sue said...

Thanks for sharing your great stamps and cards made with them. A blog hop is just what I needed on this snowy day in CT! Thanks. Sue

Jennifer Scull said...

oh my gosh, look at all of the beauty in your projects! I wanted to post a comment, but please do not put me into the drawing for the contest since I won your last blog candy. but I had to tell you how much I enjoy your stamp designs as well as your lovely projects!

have a great weekend! :)

Debbie Littlejohn said...

I really like the designs; congrats on a job well done. The stitching on the one card adds so much visual interest too. Gonna have to try that again myself. Thanks so much..

Sara said...

I just finished the hop and what a variety of talented friends you have! Absolutely stunning and inspirational projects! Thanks for hosting this hop!

Debbie Littlejohn said...

Hi True! Not sure but I may have already commented once here. Regardless, I just returned from your GREAT blog hop and wanted to say everyone did a really nice job. What creative people you have on your team. Thanks so much.

catdidit said...

Oh wow, such gorgeousness! I really love how you colored and sparkled your birdie!

Sabrina said...

What a beautiful card!

Sharon said...

What cute stamps and sentiments! Love them all. And what cute cards you made using them.

Sherri said...

lovely cards. thanks for the chance to win. great stamps

crazihunibabi said...

Super cute stamps! Love the colors you used and the coloring technique. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to win such adorable stamps :)

Sue said...

I had to post again to say you have AMAZINGLY Talented Friends! Thanks for sharing them with us!

ulrike said...

Your cards are so wonderful!

Lisette Baker said...

What a gorgeous set of stamps and beautiful projects to go with. Love them!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Your cards are all gorgeous and so wonderfully colored in the TRUE way that you always do. And, your designs are awesome too. I would love to win, but if not, then I may have to do a shopping trip.

meemee48 said...

All I can say is WOW! These stamps sets are truly beckoning Spring to get here Quick. Love everyone of the sets. And your handiwork is lovely.

Lisette Baker said...

Just completed the hop and have been totally blown away by everyone's work. Some really original and beautiful work that showcase your lovely stamps perfectly.

Carol said...

Oh my goodness!!!!!!!!!! Your card is SO cute!!!!! Love the images!!!!!

Jennifer said...

These are all just stunning! I adore your new sets!

Allie Gower said...

All of your samples are gorgeous. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your fantastic event. I loved working with your stamps and paper. I can't wait to get ALL your stamps.

Sherri said...

great blog hop. so many beautiful examples. Love the stamps.

Linda Palmer said...

I rarely comment. I do love all your cards and designs, am a big fan of Inky Antics and have several of your sets. I am loving your Easter papers. Beautiful cards from you and the ladies that are in the hop.

Sherry Kushibab said...

These are adorable stamps that you have put to paper just beautifully. Can't choose a favorite as I like all of them.

Carisa said...

Your card is stunning!!! I love how you popped up the card like that. I'll have to try that as I love the effect. Thank you again for asking me to join in this very special hop! It was so fun to play with your new stamps. <3

Jan said...

Tweet cards, love them all.

Cheryl Walker said...

Absolutely Beautiful card and stamp sets Trudy!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Jan said...

Love the blog hop. Great cards and projects.

Cheryl Walker said...

Trudy everyone did an amazing job with your new stamps! LOVE them, and thank you for a chance to win!!!!
Hugs ,
Cheryl

Sherry said...

love your new stamps and the cardsyou made with them!!!

Bev Gerard said...

LUV your "grand opening" hop, True! And now, I've already got another set on my 'gotta have that' list too! Beautiful stuff, Ms. True!

~Bev

MsMad said...

Love the cards.the bird one is the greatest, since my last name is Bird.
Barbara Bird/DT Gecko Galz
Mdstrwbery@aol.com
MdStrwbery.blogspot.com

Yvonne Morentin said...

awesome creations... thanks for the chance...
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Yvonne Morentin said...

awesome creations... thanks for the chance...
morentin1326ATaolDOTcom
adventureofthecreativemind.blogspot.com

Chris said...

Super cute.

Mary said...

I love the butterfly stamp!! Perfect for Easter and spring!

Sue D said...

Love your Swirly Spring collection. The blog hop was wonderful--very talented people.

Noreen said...

Your birds are so "tweet"! Your other stamps are really cute, too.

Noreen
http://craftyjournal.com

Lynne said...

Wonderful cards, great new stamps, and a boat load of talented friends. You've got it all.

Noreen said...

I like the sweetness of your designs. They're not cutesy, and not so detailed that you don't leave lots of room for color. Thanks for the fun chance to win them.

Noreen
http://craftyjournal.com

Myoriah said...

I am so glad that Joe posted on facebook about the blog hop. :-) I had not heard of Inky Antics so I'm happy to be introduced. The stamps are amazing. LOL! My only problem is I can only afford to buy one of them and deciding which set to buy.

The hop is totally fabulous. I was blown away with all the beautiful projects that featured the Spring stamps. Really hard for me to pick which was my favorite. Just like it is difficult for me to pick out which of your projects is my favorite. Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration. LOL! And the things I was going to do today can wait for another day. It was worth it to attend the hop.

Thanks for the chance to win such awesome stamps!

Myoriah@hotmail.com

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful cards and coloring! Love the swirly designs.... everyone on the hop did a great job to showcase these fun designs!

stefffyc said...

Such beautiful stamps! Awesome projects in mind...

marg0006 said...

This isthe 1st time seeing your stamps. Theyare so so cute. Thanks for the chance to win them. Your projects are absolutely adorable.

marg0006at verizon dot net
Loving Scrapper 101

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautiful cards- love the Easter set with the cross.....oh I love them all! Great Blog hop- so fun to see the designs showcased in so many ways!

Donna Jones said...

Such a talented and diverse DT you have, they have showcased your beautiful stamps and papers perfectly :-)

niconick said...

These stamp sets and cards are beautiful and springy! Just like fresh breath of air. Loving your colours too!

Mom-Mom Gail said...

They are all gorgeous. You have so much talent!

Gina said...

I love the new spring line. I love the little birds.

April Story said...

Love the cute cards you've made with the new stamp set. I always enjoy your stamps - they're so stinkin cute. April

Else49 said...

This is the first time I have seen Inky Antics stamps and I think they are soo cute!

Patti J said...

I am loving your stamps, True! I own one set, and they ink up beautifully, and are oh, so much fun! Love your projects - so glad I don't have to choose a favorite! You go girl!!! Hugs...

Bonnie said...

Your cards are all gorgeous True! I love all the stamp sets too. Thanks so much for including me in this blog hop.

Tami B. said...

I don't know what to comment on first, how much I love the stamps or how beautiful your projects are. I love your style!

Sherry said...

I think you have some winners in your new release! I wish I had some of them now to use, lol. Everyone did awesome in their projects!!!

Gina said...

The cards are amazing. I'd love to win the stamp sets. Thank you so much for the chance to win.

marg0006 said...

Had a FUN-tastic time. Everyone did such an incredible job with such cute stamps. Thanks for all the fun.

marg0006atverizon dot net
Loving Scrapper 101

Shannon White said...

OMGoodness these are all so Whimsical and Sweet!! Love theme all! An what a wonderful collection of cards too! really shows off How Darling these sets are!! Love every Fabulous one of them! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

iamsuzkew said...

I'm always looking for new butterfly stamps ... and seeing your cards using them is great incentive for getting some sets and creating!!! Thank you for sharing your talent!

Tracy MacLoughlin said...

Thanks so much for a chance to win! I love your work! The card is so pretty.

Tracy MacLoughlin said...

Wow True, what a talented group of friends you have! Great Blog Hop, loved all the inspiration. Thanks again for a chance to win!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, I am loving these new stamp sets. Everyone did a fantastic job on their creations. Thanks for the inspiration.

Robin Horasanian said...

The new stamps are adorable. Love the birdies and the cards you made with them. But the bees and dragonflies I think are my favorites in the collecion. Great stamps and fun cards. :-)

Wendy Zick said...

Just darling, love the cards and the new images!

Marcie said...

Thanks for a fun blog hop.

Wendy Zick said...

Fun hop! I saw a lot of inspiring projects. Good job DT!

Anniebee said...

Awesome cards, True! If my piggy bank was full, I'd buy all of your stamps because they're just that cute!

Anniebee

Anniebee said...

Loved the hop, True! All of the projects were incredible! I'm saving my pennies! ;)