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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

"Anything Goes" Blog Hop with Die-Versions and Repeat Impressions

Welcome to the Die-Versions and Repeat Impressions Blog Hop!  

We hope you are ready for some great inspiration - our theme is 'Anything Goes', and what awesome creations there are to see!
  
And...what's a blog hop without prizes?
  
There will be one lucky winner of a $20 gift card from Repeat Impressions
and one lucky winner for a $20 gift card from Die-Versions!  

Let's get hopping!

You should have arrived here from Mary's blog.  
If you didn't, and you'd like to start at the beginning, you can find the entire hop list on the Die-Versions and Repeat Impressions' blogs

Be sure to start at the beginning, so you have the maximum chances of winning!  

The more you comment along the way, the more chances you have of winning!
You will have until midnight CST on Saturday, November 15th, to comment.  
Winners will be announced on the Die-Versions and Repeat Impression blogs on Sunday, November 16th.


I die cut the Die-Versions Whispers Delicate Snowflake several times out of white cardstock and layered them together using a liquid adhesive.  Once all of the layers were dry, I inked the snowflake stack with Versamark ink and embossed with silver embossing powder.  I repeated the silver embossing two more times in order to create a faux metal look on the snowflake.

For the sentiment panel, I stamped the Repeat Impressions Happy Memories #2209-I in Eggplant ink onto a white panel and layered it to a light purple and faux metal silver edged panel.

We hope that we have inspired you to be creative, and that you'll do a bit of shopping at the Die-Versions and Repeat Impressions' websites!

Thanks for stopping by today!  

Your next stop on the hop is Irit's blog! 

34 Comments    Click Here To Comment:

Lori Kobular said...

Melissa ~ Your card is gorgeous! I love the way you embossed the snowflake and that sentiment is beautiful!!

Patti J said...

Melissa, this is so elegant - your ornament DOES look like metal, and it pairs up so beautifully with that sentiment! Well done, dear friend!

Theresa said...

What a gorgeous snowflake, Melissa! Thanks for sharing how you created it. Love the verse on your lovely card.

vinita jain said...

A beautiful festive creation!!! Love your metallic look snowflake, true combination of colors with a lovely sentiment!

Cheri said...

Melissa, this is gorgeous! It's breathtaking! What a beautiful snowflake and design you've created using both the die and the sentiment.

Donna said...

Absolutely stunning, great colors and like that the ornament is a keepsake!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

Beautiful! I love that snowflake! We have snow on the ground. So cold here it probably won't melt for days. LOL

Connie Rucker said...

So pretty! I love that snowflake and cant wait to get it.

DJreflections said...

Very unique snowflake! Thanks for sharing your pretty card.

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous!! The faux silver look you created on the snowflake looks amazing!! Beautiful card!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Shona Erlenborn said...

Gorgeous creation. I love the purple and silver combination. That snowflake die is exquisite!

Iris said...

So pretty - love the snowflake.
isoscia at aol dot com

Ina Good said...

love the snowflake die and colors you chose for the card!

redwasher1 said...

Beautiful card!!! Love the snowflake!!!

Anne Temple said...

This is so elegant looking. Love the colors.

Laurie B. said...

gorgeous card, love the sentiment and the non-traditional color combination

Cynthia said...

I love the snowflake. Thanks for sharing how you created such a lovely element.

Jean Bullock said...

Love the silver ornament you created. Thanks for sharing your technique.

Kathy Krug said...

Love the sparkle on the die.

Joan Smith said...

OMG what a gorgeous card. You did one outstanding creative job Just love the colors and sentiment and your snowflake turned out so beautiful. You really create a very loving and heartfelt Christmas Card.

saraskid said...

Love the simplicity of your card design. Great way to shhowcase the die!

Dee said...

what an elegant card. thanks for sharing.

Diane said...

Beautiful and elegant card and looks like it would easily mail, too...love that!!

Glittered Paws said...

Beautiful - love this snowflake - would love to have this in my collection - .

Anke said...

Love the card. You did a great job with the snowflake die. Thanks.

Mynn xx said...

This is absolutely STUNNING! I LOVE the colors and the intricacy of the die! Gorgeous card! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

PS: This looks like our sketch at House of Cards--I'd love for you to link up with us there! ;)

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Elegant and Wonderful. Love the colors you chose.

Julie Z said...

Absolutely perfect! I love the clean look of this - the monochromatic feel - the texture in the background - & of course the gorgeous snowflake!! Beautiful!!

Cheryl S. said...

What an elegant, sparkly card! Your choice of sentiment fits so well also.

craftymom205 said...

Beautiful card.

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card, Melissa!! Loving that snowflake die and how cleverly you created the faux metal look! Awesome job! Thank you for all your hard work and the inspiration!
Wendy
Repeat Impressions

Georgann said...

Beautiful doesn't even begin to describe this! Wow!!!

Di said...

That snowflake ornament is beautiful! The sentiment pairs nicely with it!

Denise Bryant said...

Love your silver embossed snowflake! Gorgeous card! Awesome die with fabulous and delicate details, and a gorgeous sentiment stamp too!

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