Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Joy Ride - Joys Of The Seasons New Release Blog Hop

Hello High Hopes fans and welcome to the Joys of the Seasons blog hop. I hope you are enjoying all of the design team posts - so much fun! You should have arrived here from Carolina's blog. 

My card features "Joy Ride". Super cool Bob and his wife - congratulations on your wedding Bob! - are participating in their home town Christmas parade. We find them cruising down the main street under a colourful garland street decoration and waving to their adoring fans on his super cool motorcycle. 



I coloured my stamp with Spectrum Noir Markers (list below) and fussy cut it. My background sky was created by pouncing some blue ink, cutting a strip of grey cardstock (pounced with grey ink to make it look like cement) for the road and adding just a tiny bit of snow. I don't think Bob would have his motorcycle out if there was a ton of snow do you? 
The "garland" is cut with my Cricut, I added my sentiment and a few snowflakes I cut with a Marvy snowflake punch. 
Glitter was added to Bob's wife's earrings and necklace (hard to see) and Wink of Stella was added to Bob's glasses (hard to see). I am addicted to YNS gumdrops so I had to add a few to the corners and drew on my stitch lines with a black marker.

Spectrum Noir List 
Hats and Motorcycle: DR5 DR1 DR7
Skin: FS2 FS3 TN1 1G1
Hair: CT1 CT4 GB4  TN7 TN8 EB5
Lips and Mouth: DR2 FS6 FS8
Lights: CT1 CT4
Tires: BG5 BG7 BG10 
Handlebars: 1G1 1G2 1G4 1G9
Dress, Bow, Bow Tie: JG2 JG5 JG7 1G4
Boots: GB8 GB10 EB5
Mittens: JG1 JG2 JG4 
Eyes: TB4 and white gel pen 
Glasses, Holly: DG2
Berries: CR10
Jeans: TB8 BT9 TB9
Smoke puffs: TN1 TN2

Card Recipe 
Glitter: Hero Arts
Clear Wink of Stella
Ink: Ocean - Martha Stewart, Black and London Fog - Memento 
Sentiment: Studio G stamp
Snow: Snow Writer - Deco Art 
Garland: Joys of the Season cartridge - Cricut 
Pop Dots: Forever in Time 
Red Gumdrops - Your Next Stamp 
Patterned Paper: from my stash 
Snowflakes: Marvy punch 
Black Marker

Your next stop on the hop is  Jane  

Enjoy and don't forget to leave a comment on the High Hopes or  OCS blog for your chance to win!



18 comments :

  1. Yay! Bob got married!! Love your card Donna, I can just see them waving to all the crowds lining the street of the parade route! Awesome colouring too!

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  2. They look like they are having a ball.

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  3. This image is so fun!! I love that you fussy cut them (amazing job!) and popped them up - great card!

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  4. WOW! That is some serious fussy cutting! Love your card!

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  5. This is amazing. I need to get this one for my brother. Bob and his cutie look adorable. Great card

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  6. This is amazing. I need to get this one for my brother. Bob and his cutie look adorable. Great card

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  7. This is so cute. We have tons of motorcyclists here in Phoenix, AZ due to our great weather (no snow) and this image is perfect for cards! What a fabulous image and you've done a super coloring job and fussy cutting!! GREAT card!

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  8. Awesome Card Donna, the background is so beautiful with the garland, the sky and love the cement. Love your card!!!

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  9. Super cute image that you have colored beautifully!!

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  10. Donna;

    Love the wintery scene you set - great card!

    Hugs;
    Shari G.

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  11. What a fun scene Donna. Love the details.

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  12. Awesome, and such a cool job, great card!
    Hugs,
    Leanne

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  13. Fun card! Made me smile! I love seeing the new stamps!

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  14. What a fun card, Donna! Love your colouring and your layout is awesome! Looks like a scene from a Christmas parade! Nicely done!!!

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