Friday, February 11, 2011

ALL THINGS UNITY FRIENDS WITH FLAIR HIP HOP

 
I made this card for the Hip Hop Sketch 44.  I have wanted to use these two stamps together--think they are so fun.  The bird stamp is from the October 2010 kit, Take Time to Laugh  and the crossword puzzle stamp is from the November 2009 kit, Simply Magical.  I used paper from the Kioshi collection by Basic Grey and the ink is by Stampin Up.  I colored the bird stamp with my Marvy brush markers and used a glitter gel pen to write Happy birthday in the crossword puzzle. 
 

 
I made this card with the intentions of submitting it for publication, but didn't realize the paper was no longer available making it ineligible.  So, you get to see it!  I used the gate from the "Bold Insight" store kit 
and the sentiment is from the other part of that store kit - All about the Journey.  
The paper is by BoBunny and I used my Creative Memories curvy cutter to make the grass and then added some of the coordinating stickers for interest.  The flowers are by Prima and the pearls are by Basic Grey.  The paper ribbon is from my stash and the top border sticker is from the BoBunny stickers for that paper line.  Really pleased with this card.


This card is for the All Things Unity Challenge #24 to use your favorite stamp or stamp set.  I used two stamps from my very favorite stamp set--even after all this time I still love the "Growing in Unity" set.  I love this tree and the bird with long flowing tail.  I used paper by Cosmo Cricket that had clouds on it and then used the cloud from the July 2009 kit "A Pocket full of".  The journaling block is from the same kit and the sentiment is from the June 2010 kit "Fly Free".  The stamp for the flowers on the twill tape is the "Flowers from Neverland" stamp.  I colored the stamp with my Marvy brush markers.  The papers are by Cosmo Cricket, Basic Grey, and Bazzill.  The ink is by Staz-on and  Stampin Up as well as the twill ribbon.  
 Have you signed up for the Unity kit of the month?  It is a great way to build a library of fabulous stamps by the very talented Unity artistas!

Enjoy the rest of the hop and don't forget to look for the blinkie for a chance to win a grab bag of 25 of those wonderful Unity stamps.  Have a fabulous weekend! 

11 comments:

Emily Leiphart said...

Marilyn, I love your pairing of the two crossword images and your gate card is gorgeous! I love how it opens up to reveal the sentiment.

Erika said...

These are fabulous.... Love the gate card.

Patricia said...

You should be proud of all your cards...they are beautiful!!

Martha said...

alll wonderful!

Angela Fehr said...

Awesome idea to use both crossword stamps together! Thanks for commenting on my blog during my Growing In Unity week!

Anne said...

Love your gate card! It's really special!

Gwen said...

I love your gate card, that gate is so lovely! Spotted your card in the sketch challenge category on SCS and recognized it here! TFS!

Angela said...

Great pair of cards!

sharon g said...

Love the cards!!!!

Pretty Things said...

Those are so cute!

Jo said...

A gorgeous pair of cards, I love the gatefold card!

Jo