Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Echo Park + Imagine Crafts Blog Hop!

Hello friends! Echo Park Paper and Imagine Crafts have teamed up for a fun blog hop! The blog hop begins today, October 7th, and will end at Midnight EDT on October 9th. Be sure to leave a comment for a chance to win this awesome prize!!


The WINNER of the Blog Hop will be announced on the Echo Park Paper Blog, Monday October 10th.

I am so excited to participate in this fun blog hop! Recently, I had a chance to work with some beautiful ink shades from Imagine Crafts. I ordered some new colors for myself, and really liked how vibrant they were and how clear the images were each time I stamped!
 

Using these stamps in Lime, Marigold and Rose Red colors with matching papers from a few different lines by Echo Park Paper, I created some monochromatic Thank You cards.




My favorite time saving technique is to repeat a design for multiple cards:)

To make these cards, I used a bunch of different Desiner Dies by Echo Park, including some of my favorites this year - Autumn Leaves Die Set and Autumn Thanks Die. It doesn't mean you should only use these for fall cards, right? Bright and happy is what I chose today!


I used Imagine Crafts inks to color my leaves, that were die cut from white cardstock. Previously, I would ink the edges before adding details to the leaves with an Exacto knife, but what I discovered is that switching these two steps around actually makes the leaf look even more detailed. This way, all of the impressed lines stay white, giving the leaf a more realistic look!


Also, I can neve finish a card without some dimension on it:) Here, I raised the top white layer with cut out circles, for a more fun look.

For the Pink card I used Rose Red Ink and Echo Park papers from Petticoats Collection.


For the Green card, I used Lime Ink and Echo Park papers from Easter, Spring and Magical Adventure collections.


And for the Yellow one, I used Marigold Ink and papers from Let's be Mermaids and Amour collections.

To increase your chance at winning the prize package, please visit all the blogs participating in the blog hop and leave your comments! Blog Hop begins at the Echo Park Paper blog:

Thanks for stopping by! Good luck and have a great day!
Anya :)

48 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards - thanks so much for the idea - can't wait to try something similar.

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  2. I am loving the Autumn Leaves die set, these cards are so pretty. Thank you for the inspiration!

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  3. Wow, these are such pretty cards and so colorful too!

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  4. What a fun set of cards - love the colors you chose...they really pop!

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  5. Your trio of fall cards is beautiful! I love the black with the pops of color and the neat circle cutouts!

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  6. Lovely cards! The yellow one is my favorite!

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  7. Love the layering these are really pretty. Love all three of them the green just happens to be one of my fav colors.

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  8. I love new ideas for thank you cards! I love the colors, patterns, and details you created. Just lovely cards.

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  9. Great cards - love the bright fall colors!

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  10. I think I need to go shopping at Echo Park. Didn't know they sold such beautiful inks.

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  11. Beautiful!! Fall is my favorite season!!

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  12. Beautiful set of thank you cards

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  13. Love these cards! I absolutely love autumn, therefore, I love the leaves on the cards. Beautiful job!

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  14. Love those colors! Beautiful cards! Awesome dies!

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  15. These cards are so awesome! It's so creative to take basically the same elements, change colors and positions and make different cards but they are a cohesive group.

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  16. Super cards, very good use of the elements. Love the punched out circles.

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  17. Such gorgeous cards! Loved your design and the tip about inking die cut leaves is great. Love the echo park papers and imagibe craft inks used. Sooo pretty. Thanks for sharing!!

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  18. Great card idea! Thank you for the inspiration!

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  19. Beautiful colors and layers. Thanks for sharing.

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  20. The colors are wonderful.
    the shading on the leaves is great.
    Fantastic cards.
    thanks for sharing

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  21. Love your cards - the dimension, colors, and the way you added the leaves.

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  22. Your cards are gorgeous, very smart to create more then one when you have come up with such an awesome design and the materials already out! I love all 3 of the colours you used also and the dimension your created on each card.

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  23. Oh my goodness!!!! I love these! Very inspiring! Thank you!

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  24. Какая ты выдумщица:)))
    Классный наборчик получился.

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  25. I just love the peek-a-boo design and bright colors on your cards! So fun.

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  26. Awesome cards, love how you inked them.

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  27. Wow, wow, wow. I just love these cards. And the ink colors are so awesome. The green is my favorite. Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Wow, wow, wow. I just love these cards. And the ink colors are so awesome. The green is my favorite. Thanks for sharing.

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  29. These are just GORGEOUS!! I'm anxious to try your ideas and template :-)

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  30. Beatiful cards!! Love the design you used :) Thanks for the inspiration
    Hugs Anneke

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  31. These cards are wonderful! Very unique!

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  32. Thank you so much for the inspiration and the giveaway!!
    I love these - great cards!

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  33. These are so beautiful! Love the matching tone on tone projects!

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  34. Lovely cards, thanks for sharing

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  35. Oh my! Those ink colors are wonderful and I love those autumn leaf dies too! TFS! kReN@afourthlife

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