Monday, July 19, 2010

Zva Creative Design Team Blog Hop for July

Hi everyone.  I hope your summer is going well.  In some areas of my life, time is whizzing by at breakneck speed.  I’ve been busy creating for DT releases and making samples for CHA which is now only days away.  We have already hit the summer solstice which means the days are getting shorter (ick) and while it’s “hotter than July”, summer will be over before you know it and soon the leaves will be falling and the days will get cooler.  But until that happens, I choose to enjoy the sweltering heat and longer days.  Are you ready for some HOT projects?

It’s time for another Zva Creative Design Team Blog Hop.  If you arrived here from Debbie Olsen’s blog, then you are right on track for the Zva Creative Blog Hop.  If this is your first stop, be sure to check in at Kim Hughes' blog where all the activity begins.  She will have the complete list of all blogs that are participating in case there is a glitch along the way. If you would like to play along, I am linking to one of the Zva designers and that designer is linking to the next and so on. There are 19 design team members playing along, so be prepared to be inspired along the way.

Hidden on 5 of the blogs is a Zva Creative prize package! Those blogs will be randomly chosen after the hop is over. This Blog Hop runs through midnight, US Eastern Standard Time on July 19 and the 5 winners will be announced on July 20th on each of the winning blogs.  A full list of winners will be found on Kim Hughes‘ blog (linked above). We will do our best to notify each winner, but it's best if you can hop by all of the blogs once again on Tuesday and see if YOU are one of the winners.  As an added bonus you are sure to find all kinds of inspirational creation on every stop of the hop. All you need to do is leave a comment on this Zva Blog Hop post...you do not need to leave a comment on each and every designer's blog post to qualify. The more times you leave a comment along the blog hop path though, the better chance you will have to be one of the lucky winners. You won't want to miss a single stop along the hop for a look at the projects that the talented group on the Zva Creative Design Team have waiting for you.

For my project today, I was focusing on this beautiful heart from Zva Creative.  Using a piece of white cardstock, in a 5-1/4" square style, I took acrylic paint and "dry brushed" around the four edges to add just a little color.  Then I used my stamp positioning tool to place the Unity sentiment so that it would sit within the blingy heart.
July-2010-challenge-card
To complete the card I added some eyelet trim and twill along with attaching some of Zva's wonderful flowers.

So there you have it...now - onto the next stop at Susan Lui’s blog.  Thanks for stopping by.  Enjoy the hop and good luck!

{Supplies}
Stamps:  Unity - The Right Words July Stamp Kit A (i{heart}papers)
Papers: Pure Luxury White 
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black , Rouge Colorbox Chalk Ink
Accessories: Zva Creative Single Crystals (CR-02CB-101), Zva Creative Heart (CR01CB128) Zva Creative Elegant Rose Buds, Pink Twill, Scallop Eyelet Trim (local fabric store)

104 comments :

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

Goregous card, as always! Love all the crystals!

Kelly Massman said...

Your card is gorgeous today! Love the white and pink with the bling!

Mary said...

This is beautiful!

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

Beautiful card!!

Elle said...

Ahhhhhh! A crystal heart! Love your card. Elle Kasban

ruth said...

Oh so soft and pretty!

Sue said...

Love that heart-shaped bling!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Gorgeous card Lynn. Love the rhinestone treatment and the white with the pink. :o)

Amy said...

The heart is perfect! What a fun piece. Just love the sparkle.

Scrapthat said...

Very pretty! Love the heart!

Tenia Nelson said...

Gasp....this is all types of gorgeous!!!!!!!!!

Donna said...

Stunning card. Love it

chris said...

Pretty, oh so pretty!!!

Trudi said...

This so soft and pretty. I like everything about this card...I haven't played with Zva Rhinestones yet, but am seeing that I MUST!

Marge said...

WOW, this is simply breathtakingly beautiful!!!

2Angels said...

Ooooh that is gorgeous, love the softness of it and those clear and pink rhinestones really stand out on it! :)

Bénédicte said...

I really really love your card Lynn

Romy said...

Your card is a-ma-zing!! I totally love the heart shaped embellishment and your gorgeous quote.

littlen said...

All I can say is WOW!

scrappychic said...

That's a gorgeous card! Love it!

Anita said...

Wow what a great card. Love it

xx Anita

Lorraine said...

Yowza, love the soft colors of your card and the bling is so beautiful!

catnap said...

Swoon, what an elegant card. Don't ya wish men did cards and could do these for their wives? Who wouldn't want their husband (or boyfriend) to give them this?????? Maybe I'll make some for my son, in case he ever needs a card... Gorgeous!

Amy Coose said...

I love how you used the heart. Just beautiful!

Angelica said...

Beauiful...very sweet!

Peggy said...

What a sweet design; love the stamping, love the flowers, love the heart, love it all!!!!!

MANDEE said...

beuatiful!

smahrty said...

beautiful card! Love how you framed the edges with ink.

kimandasmom said...

What a stunning card. Thanks for sharing and inspiring us

Diane Jaquay said...

OH. MY. GOSH. Lynn, I completely and totally ADORE this card!!! That gorgeous heart enfolding that fabulous sentiment; PERFECTION!!!

Scossie Jane said...

OMG what a gorgeous card - the bling heart is stunning - LOVE it...Hugs xx

Michelle said...

oooo this is sooo pretty!!!

groovyvirgochick said...
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groovyvirgochick said...

what a gorgeous card and how lucky am I, thanks the blog hop I have discovered your blog which has some beautiful designs.

Carmen said...

This card is gorgeous! I love the dry brushing technique you used. I always forget about that, but it's so effective!

nadine said...

Absolutely love your card. It is stunning.

theCook said...

love that heart... and the card you made with it!!!

Crystal said...

OOOO Lynn sooooo beautiful I LOVE the bling!

IamDerby said...

Wow Lynn, this is gorgeous!!!!!

Sally Watkins said...

What a great sentiment!

Natasha said...

Gorgeous card! Beautiful details!

pcrusberg said...

Gorgeous! Love the unity stamp and dry brush technique. Beautiful! Thanks!

Jan said...

beautiful card and love the saying!

Ria said...

This is just wonderfull.
I'm really crazy about ZVA with the beautoful shapes.
Grtz, Ria

Lynda said...

What a creative use of the Zva heart...gorgeous!

walshes5 said...

Very nice! Love the way you put the words into the heart. And the eyelet treatment is sweet.

Michelle B said...

sooo beautiful!

tgerweck said...

What a pretty color combination. I love your card.

Sharon said...

So pretty and feminine!

Sandra said...

What a beautiful and sweet card! I love the sparkling heart!

PatS said...

Beautiful card. So elegant and pretty, too.

SHELL said...

Such a beautiful card! I love the sentiment and the flowers are a great touch!! Thanks for sharing!

Vicki said...

So beautiful. You are very talented. Thanks for sharing.

roxane said...

trop romantique
j'adore
merci de nous faire profiter de cette jolie marque
bises
roxane

ginalovesdave said...

Wow, that is soo pretty! LOVE the crystal heart!

Gisèle said...

gorgeous card:-)

Justine said...

Wow Lynn, I love that Rhinestone heart and what a perfect sentiment. Where do you find that kind of Bling?

Stacy said...

beautiful card with a fantastic sentiment!

Gloria Westerman said...

OMGosh.....this is so beautiful.....I love it....tfs

Ingrid said...

Simply gorgeous, Lynn. The Zva heart is a great focal point.

iluvmybugs said...

Love this card...the colors are so soft and the new bling is just beautiful! TFS

Expressions of a Creative Mind said...

OH MY!! This is just fabulous on so many counts

Detra said...

Really love the heart and the pink crystals. tfs.

Lillian Child said...

You know I'm a HUGE fan of your creativity, Lynn, and this card just affirms your fabulous talent in this industry. LOVE Zva products!

Cindy Gay said...

A great quote and typography.

karen said...

a simply beautiful card

Barry and Val said...

Love this, stunning.

Christina said...

This is so soft and pretty! Love those little flowers!

Kelly G said...

What a pretty card!

MrsETaylor said...

Love the softness of the white and pink together. Great heart too.

Melissa said...

Pink is my favorite color and I love the hearts.

Summer Braxton said...

breathtaking!

Nancy said...

Your card is GORGEOUS! I love the zva heart!

Debbie said...

Stunning card!

Paula said...

This is a lovely card! I am loving all of these rhinestones! The sentiment is perfect, and so very true!

María Castillo said...

Gorgeous card! Love the bling!

Kylie said...

sooo elegant!!

Sue from Oregon said...

What a great combo...pretty bling and a wonderful sentiment! Beautiful!

Tara Orr said...

oh wow, this card is just perfect!! LOVE that heart and its just the perfect amount of bling

Tracey Cuccia said...

Lynn - this is BEAUTIFUL!! I love how soft and frilly this is!! WOW :) I need to get some of that FABULOUS bling!!

Jules the Bling Princess said...

Wow Lynn! This is amazing. Such a beautiful, elegant card. But your cards always are. (-:

lorena b. said...

Love the pink crystals on that heart!

Fiorella said...

Nice blings! I want them!

Nitasha said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Tracy Johnson said...

Lovely

Donna Mullins said...

Totally pretty, love this phrase! TFS ~Donna

Rbarakat said...

WHat a sweet card!! Love it!!

Ola said...

This is absolutely beautiful... and that heart is amazing!

Thanks so much for sharig!!!

~Ola
okj83 at live dot com

superdidine said...

wahou beautiful cards

Cassie_lu said...

love the heart bling and I think the sentiment inside is perfect

Rosemary said...

wow, wow, and WOW!!! your card is gorgeous! love that crystal heart!!

Sandra said...

The heart crystal is fabulous. Hope you don't mind, but that card is getting CASED as soon as I can!!

stacy4855 said...

Love the bling!!! Thanks for the blog hop!

Denise said...

I NEED that Zva's gorgeous heart!!! I can't wait until it hits the stores!!! So beautiful :)

Roxanne24 said...

Your card is stunning! And how true is the sentiment!!!!

scrappin_in_AK said...

beautiful card

A Sarasota said...

awesome heart and flowers!
happy blog hoppin'

Marga said...

This card is just breathtaking! Love love love the heartbling!!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Stunning card!!!

Shelley Germann said...

What a gorgeous way to adorn your sentiment!

Brittney said...

Gorgeous card! That crystal heart is to die for!

Southern Moments said...

WOW..I'm loving this card..I bookmarked your site..for inspiration :).

Vicky Alberto said...

pink is my fave color, so it's perfect!

Vicky Alberto said...

pink is my fave color, so it's perfect!