Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Ellen Hutson 11th anniversary blog hop

Hi there!

I'm thrilled to be joining other designers today, to celebrate Ellen Hutson's 11th anniversary:


If you're following the hop, you should have arrived from my friend Miriam's blog. If you're just popping in here, you can check out the full list on the EH blog - click!

For this hop, we are all featuring our favorite Essentials By Ellen stamp sets. I am using Tree Farm, with a little help from Light Parade.

Ellen Hutson 11th anniversary blog hop

I started out by stamping and coloring all of the images - truth be told, I colored more than I ended up needing, but that is my favorite part of card-making! I gave the extra images to my little girl, who made a card for her teacher.

I wanted the images to look seamless - without the distraction of the white border around the smaller die-cut elements like the hat and scarf - so I used a black copic-friendly pen to re-draw the missing lines and colored everything in. It didn't matter so much for images in the background, but for the hedgehog and mouse, it helped everything come together a little better.

Ellen Hutson 11th anniversary blog hop

I love that sentiment, it always makes me smile! I decided to stamp a few music notes into the hedgehog's sign, to reinforce the theme.

To make everything pop, I used a white gel pen to add highlights and painted snow onto the trees with white nuvo drops.

I hope you like it! Your next stop on the hop is Wanda's blog - click! Be sure to check out the hop all week long!

♥.


106 comments:

  1. Such a cute card :) Love the coloring too!

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  2. Oh yes, this is stinkin' ADORABLE.

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  3. I love blog hops b/c they inspire me to create. Thank you to all of the talented artists for sharing their beautiful creations.

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  4. Adorable card! Love the fun winter scene you created with these darling critters! Beautiful coloring!

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  5. Awww such a cute card! Love the little detail of drawing in the black lines for the die cuts in the 'white outline' of the dies! :)

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  6. What a delightful scene. Love how these sets interact so well with eachother. The recipient will be so happy to receive this festive, happy card.

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  7. It couldn't be any cuter and it's beautifully created!

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  8. This is so cute! I love how you used the bright colors with the black and white greeting.

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  9. Cute Christmas card. Wouldn't it be funny if the music notes were wonky- singing "poorly". Kind of liike your relatives who can't hold a tune and still sings loudly. They sing with joy but your poor ears.

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  10. Very cute! Love the scene that you built.

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  11. I love this, so much going on, it is wonderful!

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  12. Such a sweet card. I love that little mouse with his mug of hot chocolate.

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  13. Adorable little scene. Very sweet card!!!!

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  14. The sentiment on the card is super cute!

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  15. Super cute card Elena. Love the sweet scene. Darling image.

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  16. I have to agree with you on this sentiment. Cute card.

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  17. You created such a wonderful scene, on your card and the background in the picture.

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  18. This is card is just too cute. Great job.

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  19. Cutest card ever - love the critters.

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  20. Love this sentiment and oh, how delightful it is paired with your woodland critters and decorated forest! Sweetness galore!
    ~carol

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  21. I love a card that makes me smile! Very cute card. TFS

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  22. Such a fun and delightful card with so much color!!

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  23. What an adorable and cheery card!

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  24. So cute! Love the light strand - it makes me feel like this is a Christmas tree lot!

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  25. A cute scene and a fun
    sentiment. Darling card.
    thanks for sharing.

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  26. such and adorable card i love the colors!

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  27. Oh my!! Your card is adorable and so funny!!! Really cute!!!

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  28. Adorable little scene! Love that sentiment and I can just hear them singing all off key!

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  29. Thanks for sharing your fun happy card

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  30. Darling card. Love the sentiment from the movie Elf.

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  31. Great scenery card and happy sentiment. Thanks for your inspiration.

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  32. I love that sentiment from the Elf movie, and your little critters are adorable.

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  33. How cute this is! Fun sentiment as well

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  34. Such a bright and cheery card. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  35. Super adorable card :) Thanks for sharing with us :)

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  36. Such a sweet card! It makes me want to go visit a tree lot! :)

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  37. Awesome scene card! The sentiment though!! Hahaha great!

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  38. How do I not have these stamps ... so stinkin' cute.

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  39. Very cute card & awesome little critters! Love the scene & the coloring!

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  40. Cute scene and love the sentiment.

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  41. I love all the details you added to this card. It's fabulous!

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  42. So much fun! The sign with the music notes cracked me up!

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  43. What a fun Christmas tree scene, love this sentiment and the super cute critters!

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  44. Your Christmas scene is so fun Elena! It looks just like trees being sold in a lot at Christmas time! Love it!

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  45. I love the little pink cheeks on these cuties!

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  46. Such a sweet little scene, Elena ... joy filled indeed! Anita :)

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  47. Very cute scene! The sentiment made me smile. :)

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  48. Your card makes me smile. Now I want to go watch Elf, too. :)

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  49. Such a cute little scene! Love those critters.

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  50. Very adorable card and the sentiment is great!

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  51. What an adorable card. Love those little singing critters!

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  52. I love your technique for blending the images together. I agree that the white edges from Die cutting can be distracting.

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  53. I always adore your cards, Elena, and this is no exception! :)

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  54. Love this adorable card. So sweet!

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  55. This card is just adorable!! I do also love that sentiment!!

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  56. What a really happy critters card, love every bit on this scene card, love it x

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  57. Adorable. I love the blog hop. Getting totally inspired

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  58. What a cute and happy little scenery you created ! Thank you for sharing.

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  59. Too cute..Thanks for sharing....

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  60. Love this! So adorable and I love the sentiment. Great job.

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  61. Darling card! You've created a great scene with lots of cool details.

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  62. Such a SWEET Card!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

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  63. Awwwwwww such a sweet little Christmas scene. Anyone would love to receive this beautiful eye candy in the mail.

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  64. What a cute scene...love the adorable images.

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  65. Adorable Christmas scene! Such a cute card

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  66. This is too cute! Love his little sign with the music notes!

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  67. Really cute critters, and you did a great job on the coloring! :) ~ Andrea

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