Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Nina B Designs January Blog Hop

Welcome to the NinaB Designs* first team blog hop of 2013! We hope you have had a relaxing holiday break and ready to join us for another year of inspirations and prizes!
*NinaB Designs is a product designer for a few paper crafting companies including Spellbinders, Want2Scrap and Penny Black, and The Craft's Meow.

For this month's hop, Nina challenged the team to create a project with the LOVE theme, which can be interpreted in many ways: Valentine, Anniversary and Friendship.
Instructions:
1. Make A2 card from pink cardstock.
2. Cut polka dot paper slightly smaller, then sand the edges.
3. Adhere a strip of lace to the left side, then adhere the entire paper block to the card front.
4. Cut a striped paper strip, diecut a circle from the top of it and sand the edges. Adhere to the middle of the card.
5. Diecut a heart from book paper, accent with a rhinestone and adhere.
6. Tie a double bow from pink twine, then layer with a felt flower to the right side of the circle.
7. Cut a strip of chalkboard paper, cut banner edges to it, then stamp the sentiment.  Adhere to the left side of the card.
8. Add a piece of washi tape and accent with epoxy dots to finish.

Challenges:
-Totally Gorjuss #166 - Polka Dots
-Allsorts #189 - Dies/Punches









Here are the Nina B Designs products I used for my card:

The NinaB Designs team is giving away these TWO PRIZE PACKAGES: Prize Package #1 includes Spellbinders Venetian Accents and Motifs:
 
Prize #2 includes 2 retired sets from Layers of Colors stamps:
 
Winners will be picked randomly from 2 of the designers' blogs:


Everybody is welcome to comment and be eligible to win. The winners will be announced on  January 22 on Nina's Blog, where you will also find all the relevant info regarding the giveaways. Finally, please consider liking the following Facebook pages that are represented on today's hop, so you don't miss the latest news and happenings:

Thank you for joining us today!

Until later,
~L.

75 comments:

  1. So many unexpected elements!! Just gorgeous.

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  2. I love your layout. Awesome card,as always!
    Hugs and smiles

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  3. Beautiful card Lea and LOVE the twine with the flower.

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  4. VERY pretty! Love all the different elements you added!!

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  5. Beautifully done! I love the soft, muted colors!

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  6. The detail to this creation is simply amazing! All those little embellishments and color combination make this such a wonderful creation!

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  7. Great textures! Loving the mix of felt, lace and the enamel dots. Pretty card!

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  8. Beautiful card!! love the texture of the felt flower with the lace and striped and polka dot papers you used... lovely!

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  9. Such a lovely card and so much texture! I love your blog too. Thanks for the fun blog hop!

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  10. Very pretty card. I love the papers you chose and that flower is super cute. :)

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  11. Hi Lea. Love the layering you've done on your card. Your little heart is the sweetest thing with that glass element in different tones! Nice job.
    Anni

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  12. Like this card very much---very different!

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  13. What a beautiful card!! I love the design!! The sentiment is fabulous!! Thanks so much for the inspiration :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  14. Very beautiful card. Love the combination of embellishments and layout.

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  15. Very pretty! Love the design and the lace and flower make it special. TFS

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  16. Beautiful card Lea. Love the colours. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

    Kat x

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  17. Your card is so pretty! Also really like the clear, concise directions!

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  18. This is such a beautiful card! Your colors and layers...superb!

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  19. Very pretty colors and layout--love the flower.

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  20. wow this is gorgeous!!! Love the lace and the colors... oh heck I just love it all!

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  21. Nice felt flower, it softens it up.

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  22. I love your combo of pinks and greys!

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  23. Beautiful card! I really like the details.

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  24. Wonderful card! Love the colors and all the details! Lovely! Thanks for sharing.

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  25. Pretty card! Lots of great details!
    DeniseB

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  26. Beautiful shabby chic design.

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  27. This is so pretty, love the fabulous design

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  28. Great card! Love the chalkboard paper element and that flower with the pink twine! Thanks for sharing!

    Katie B.

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  29. Love the sentiment on this card, and the dimension is to die for.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  30. You have this amazing ability to combine vintage with modern and create something so trendy that I love! That chalkboard sentiment with the shabby embellishments look great together. I can't wait to check out Glitz Designs' new papers! Thanks so much, Lea!

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  31. Great card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  32. Wonderful details on such a pretty card. Like your chalkboard banner idea
    ColleenB.

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  33. Stunning. Love the lace and the flowers. Cheers.

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  34. Gorgeous! Love the lace and flower. Really sets the card off nicely!

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  35. This is gorgeous Lea! I love the lace and flower and all the little extra touches! Thanks for the mini tutorial :)

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  36. Lea!!
    LOVELY job!! You are a very very gifted artist!! yOu have such a special eye! be blessed
    ~Beyond measure
    tammy
    www.urbeyondmeasure.com

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  37. So many lovely elements. Thanks for sharing.

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  38. Great card. Love the banner stamp and sentiment.
    God bless,
    Peggy Allen

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  39. thinking of you, is gorgeous, love the texture, love the colors, and love that flower, directing you to the center heart. well done

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  40. Love your designs! Thanks for sharing.

    ptucker6 at cox dot net

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  41. Love your card - love the little heart and the snippett of paper with the pink pearl drops and the phrase in white on the black....

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  42. So pretty Lea! Love that felt flower. :)

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  43. Stunning! I love the touch of lace and chalkboard sentiment! Brilliant!

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  44. Love this very pretty and detailed card. I really like the felt flower with the twine behind it.

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  45. You're a beautiful paper crafter and artist:)

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  46. Amazing Card the layering and the papers work well with each other. love the lace and the flower. thanks for sharing

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  47. Wow, I totally love the colors you used! The lace, the embellishments, the stamped images...gorgeous!

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  48. Love this card and all the elements you used. Thanks for sharing.

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  49. Beautiful card...you really have a knack for the art of layering really diverse and beautiful things into a cohesive beauty!

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  50. I really love the design of this card. Beautifully done.

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  51. AMAZING Creation!! I LOVE all of the details!! THANKS for sharing and for the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  52. What a fun combination of elements! Very nice!

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  53. Beautiful card! What fun details! The pink twine behind the flower is so sweet. Going to have to scrap lift that one! TFS

    Anitra

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  54. You uses SO MANY different elements to make this card. Love the dimension and the flower adds so much to the beauty of the card!

    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  55. I love the pink and gray color combination. Very pretty card.

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  56. I like they way you layered all the elements. Sweet colors for someone special.

    xoxo,
    Dina

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  57. super-shabby-classy-stylish-chic, lady! I love the color scheme, and the placement of EVERYTHING is perfect!

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  58. Super cute card; love all the details. Thanks for sharing

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  59. How very delightful! Wonderful paper combo and inset heart! Love the flower you've created to!

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  60. Hi Lea! I always love having another opportunity to visit your sweet blog. I was so pleased to find this blog hop. I've gained SO much inspiration, and your card is just LOVELY, as always. THanks for sharing and the chance to win these awesome goodies.
    Karen
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

    P.S. Hope you're having a great week! Stop by again soon at Word Art Wednesday. I just LOVE seeing your darling creations.

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  61. A very beautful card, love the design and gorgeous flower!!!

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Lea