Friday, March 25, 2011

CSS Alumni Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to another Center Stage Alumni Blog Hop!  As I am starting the hop, you should have arrived from the StampTV Forum.  Tonight the CSS Alumni group from StampTV is using a wonderful sketch from Melissa Cash. for my card I used the newest set from Theresa Momber called Warm with Love.  I Love irises so much I knew that the first thing I stamped with this set would be Theresa beautifully drawn flower.  I also worked in the color challenge from StampTV of wild lilac, sweet mango and white.  I don't have wild lilac yet so I used vibrant violet instead.












Thanks for stopping by!  Make sure you leave a comment as you hop along because we will choose a random comment from one of the blogs. We would love to see what you do with the sketch and make sure to leave a comment as you hop along because on Tuesday morning (March 29th), we will randomly choose one of the comments from all the blogs who will get a stamp set of their choice valued up to $24.95!  Next up is the incredibly creative Carolina.

I am also submitting this card into Stamp Something's challenge this week, What does Spring mean to you?  Thank you for stopping by.

Card Details
Satmps: Warm with Love GKD
Paper: Pure Luxury, Basic Grey-sugar rush
Ink: memento, tuxedo black, lulu lavender
Other: cuttlebug, nestabilities, ribbon, twine

91 comments:

  1. Beautiful! That Iris is amazing and I love the purples! Great card!

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  3. Great coloring on the iris! Gorgeous!

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  4. The way you colored the iris is amazing! Gorgeous card!

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  5. Gorgeous Brenda!!! The iris looks so real, beautiful coloring!!

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  6. I love iris too - totally unfair that they won't grow well her in Florida.....
    I have several iris stamps but this one is on my list too - beautifully colored!!!!

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  7. Lovely iris and sooo colourful ina

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  8. Absolutely beautiful card Brenda!!!

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  9. Brenda, your card is beautiful! That iris just pops!

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  10. How how I love how you have framed the iris with the birds -- they fit perfectly! Wonderful card!

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  11. Beautiful card Brenda. And my favorite color!

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  12. Beautiful card Brenda!! Isn't this Iris so pretty!!

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  13. Gorgeous card Brenda - love the way you colored the flower and the twine is the perfect touch!

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  14. Brenda, this is a real beauty! Your iris is colored perfectly.

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  15. Brenda this card is beautiful.The colors are just lovely.

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  16. A card that everyone would enjoy receiving! Just beautiful!

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  17. Gorgeous Iris card. Perfect coloring skills!

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  18. Gorgeous!!! I love the iris & embossed BG!

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  19. I am so loving everything using wild lilac! Great card.

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  20. Very pretty! Love the colors too!

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  21. Love the Iris can't wait to stamp a few cards with that one! Also like the embossing choice used behind it.

    Cherie

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  22. oh beautiful, i love that folder and Sugar rush paper with the iris, terrific coloring! :)

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  23. Your choice of colors is very warm looking...
    well done
    zullu26@aol.com

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  24. Love the iris's. Such a beautiful card!

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  25. Fun colors and the image really pops!

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  26. Love the iris. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

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  27. Beautiful colors. I love the eb done in that shade.

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  28. Very pretty card, with the iris coloring.

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  29. Very Pretty Card. Love that iris.

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  30. Brenda,
    Love how beautiful the iris came out - good choice of colors.

    Hugs,
    Carmen L
    cal8007 at aol dot com

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  31. I love the tiny touches of orange that pick up the centers of the iris petals. Beautiful!

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  32. Brenda, your iris is beautiful, and I really love the twine!

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  33. Gorgeous card Brenda! Your iris is colored so beautifully!

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  34. Great picture, the embossing looks so lush, love the purple too.

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  35. I love the flower against the embossed background.

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  36. Love the entire card...embossing folder, beautiful iris, the twine and dp! Tfs!

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  37. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing!

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  38. Not sure what happened but I don't think that my comment was saved. I loved your card. My favorite colors. It was beautiful. Thanks.

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  39. So gorgeous, Brenda! I love this iris image, and the Sugar Rush goes perfectly with it!

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  40. What a lovely card Brenda and I love the bird cuttlebug folder you have used as background too. I have that folder but forget about using it. I wonder if that means I have too many folders.LOl
    cheers Carol Johnston from New Zealand

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  41. I love iris too Brenda and I'm so glad you used this image on your card.

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  42. What a CU-TE card Brenda - love your color schemes! Thanks for sharing! Always love the CSS Alumni hops!

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  43. Beautiful! Your coloring of the iris is amazing! Great card!
    Blessings Bernie

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  44. Beautiful card! Love the colors!
    RosieG(gramig05)

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  45. What a gorgeous card! I love irises, too! The colors are so rich!
    Blessings, Pat

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  46. Very pretty card, like the colors of the iris and the way you matched the paper.

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  47. Absolutely beautiful! Professional quality all the way! I love it!

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  48. Love the violet color, love the blending technique on the flowers. It is wonderful.

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  49. You did a beautiful coloring job on that fabulous image. Makes for a most gorgeous card!

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  50. Lovely Card Brenda. Love the embossed lilac paper. great mix with the stamp and the patterned paper.

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  51. The iris is so beautiful! Good job on the whole card.

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  52. I love your deeply embossed card. It's so delicate and the colors are lovely.

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  53. Your card is beautiful! I love your coloring! Great job..

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  54. Ooooh....brenda! this is gorgeous! Nice job with the image and the embossed bkgd is perfect.

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  55. So pretty and this brings back fond memories of my mom. Purple irises were her favorite flower. Thanks for sharing.

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  56. love the iris it's one of my favorite flowers too.

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  57. Your colours are just perfect for that glorious iris. Love it...

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  58. This is beautiful Brenda...love your coloring and the dp you used.

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  59. Very pretty card. I really love the bird embossed background!

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  60. Gorgeous card! Love that lilac paper and your iris is beautifully done! I really like that embossing folder you used. I haven't seen that one before -- something to add to my shopping list!

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  61. Beautiful Brenda! Great coloring!

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  62. Love this card, it's beautful, love the colors.

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  63. I like the way you wound the twine around a couple of times for more interest and how it picks up the center of the iris.

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  64. Really pretty card. The flower reminds me so much of Spring!

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  65. Beautiful card, Brenda! Irises are also my favorite card and I can't wait to start coloring images from this stamp! Thanks for sharing your beautiful card.

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  66. Awsome card and the purple thank you for showing the copic colors for this. I just couldnt get it right.

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  67. Love the card

    Judy Scott

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  68. Arlene in TX <>March 27, 2011 at 3:08 PM

    Lovely - and nice colors too!

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  69. Love the colour. Beautiful card and thanks for sharing your talent with us.
    Donna B

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  70. Colors are my favorite...so beautiful.
    Love the iris. Just perfect.
    Cheryl C

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  71. Very pretty card. Love the colors.

    Joan
    MN

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  72. Your marker coloring is very good. I love this color combo. Thank you for sharing.

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  73. I LUUUUV the iris. Great colors and I love the birdie embossed panel.
    Thanks for sharing
    http://posh-creations.blogspot.com

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  74. Beautiful, great idea and love the colors!

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  75. This looks fantastic - beautifully colored. Love that fun twine too.

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  76. thanks for sharing your project, great card!
    linda patti tpatti@windstream.net

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  77. Lovely card! Thanks for sharing. joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

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  78. Stunning Iris, and that purple color is awesome, lovely card!!
    Donna Przy...

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  79. Fun embossed background, I really like it.

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