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Thursday, 22 August 2013

LOTV... Christmas blog hop.



Hi...hope you are having a nice week so far?
really lovely to be here today with our Lili of the Valley
design team blog hop........
   to celebrate the launch of the gorgeous new Christmas stamps,
this is the second set of the 2013 Christmas collection
 and there are 20 stamps including some of your favourite characters
 and also a few more traditional designs

The stamps will be available to buy
 on the website from midday on Sunday August 25th (UK time)

***
 I’m sure you know what to do by now ...
just ‘hop’ from one blog to another following the links
 and leave a comment on each card,
 hopefully we can give you lots of ideas
 and inspiration along the way for using the new images

There is a fabulous prize up for grabs on the hop,
 we don’t know where it is hidden
 so do make sure you that you visit
 and comment on every blog

You have a couple of days to join in,
 we will let you know on Saturday evening
 which was the ‘lucky’ blog and
 a winner will be drawn at random
 from all the comments that were left on that blog
 The prize is a full set
 of the new Christmas stamps...
that’s 20 rubber stamps, one each of all the newest designs
 Here's a list of all the blogs taking part
 and remember that you will need to visit them all
 and leave a comment on each one
 to have the best chance of winning;



 for my make i have used the really sweet image...
""" The Top Hat """


just love these characters,
i have coloured them with Versacolor cubes
and distress markers...


 
my card is quite simple,love kraft card and
have die cut some little felt trees
used lots of puff white embossing powder,
 also a Grunge Christmas postmark
and a sentiment stamp
a couple of brads,thread and a button...
i didn't realise until now that it looks like
the snowman is sprinkling the snow on the top hat :)

You should be visiting  the very lovely Mary J next
 and if you get lost you can always go back
 to the beginning and pick it up from there

Don’t forget to stop by the Ideas to Inspire blog 
on Saturday evening when you can
 find out who the lucky winner is of that great prize...

 thanks so much for stopping by...
Enjoy the hop…    and good luck!
have a lovely day..hugs all.Lou.xxxxxx

184 comments:

rian said...

ohhh Lou this one is so sweet, I love it.
hugs rian

Sazzle Dazzle said...

On no more stunning ideas... not enough hours in the day to try then all. Gorgeous image and a stunning layout, great coloring too. Love it. X

Welkom bij Happy Stamper said...

woooow love the stamp and winter coulors.
hugs
angelique

Jane said...

This is just beautiful Lou, such a cute stamp. I see you have made some gorgeous felt trees again..they look amazing..can I ask..do you use 100% wool or a wool/acryllic mix? I used some cheapie felt in my die cutter and it wasn't very successful..LOL! Hugs x

Bettina L. said...

Absolutely gorgoeus. Love the details with the faux stitching,winter scene with trees adn sparkly snow and loove your colouring.TFS. Bettina xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Adorable image, fabulous card

NGCARDS said...

This is such a pretty card and the image is just so sweet! xxx

crafty said...

Yhis is just gorgous

calleigh said...

Love the colours on your card! And the snow is fab!

Holly Gwilliams said...

Lovely card Lou. Holly x

theCook said...

Lovely card, great snow effect!

Chris said...

Hi Lou,
Your cards always amaze me and this one is just gorgeous. I like the felt Christmas trees and the snow and it is such a cute image.
Chris X

Sammy said...

Gorgeous card, and beautiful colouring of an adorable image!
I also really love the little tab with the brads, it just adds that extra little something :-)

Emz said...

Brilliant card the trees look fab. Love the snow effect as it makes the whole card have that real wintery feel x

Craftetter said...

Lou
Love the card and the way you have used the snow - really adds to the whole effect of the card.
Elaine

Kelly Lloyd said...

Great snowy scene
Hugs Kelly

Sue - bearhouse said...

Awwwwwwww that image is just delightful. Amazing colouring, I love the snow effect and gorgeous trees too.
Thank you for the inspiration
Sue xx

Sue - said...

Another super card!

Pollard Carole said...

What a lovely card another gorgeous stamp. How am I going to decide which one to buy !! Love and Happy Crafting Carole x

Rosemary said...

Love this one too. That little bunny really is too cute. Beautiful colouring. Rosemary I

Astrid said...

Gorgeous your card, lovely colours and colouring and a great stamp.
Hugs Astrid

Ileana Artuffo said...

Wonderful card!

Del said...

Love your layout and the use of Kraft paper....it's so versatile and seems to work with everything. Fab card xx

karen wood said...

Hi Lou, Lovely Christmas scene with wintry colour combo & snow.
Many Thanks.
Karen x

lis-m said...

Lou, I LOVE this ...lucky lucky you getting to play with these beauties first...
TFS
HUgs xx

Chris x said...

Beautiful card Lou.
Love these new stamps, they seem to get better each year.
Chris xxx

Pink-Crafty-Devil said...

This is SOOO cute!!
I love how you have created the snow, it really does make it pop out of the card!!
You are so right aswell that it really does look like that cute snowman is sprinkling the snow on the top hat, how fun!
Thanks for sharing
Hugs
Kelly
xxx

Anke said...

Wow the new stamps are gorgeous. Lovely card.
hugs Anke

Rosietoes said...

Adorable card Lou. It's going to be so hard to choose a stamp from this collection. x

Sonia Wall said...

I love this image as I adore snowmen! A wonderful creation x

Karen Davies said...

HI Lou,

Your colouring is so amazing. I love the look of your card the colours are beautiful. I'll definitely use your felt tree idea, they're fab.
Hugs
Karen x

Wendy Pell-Stevens said...

So sweet this card, a helping hand. Really made me smile. Thank you

Lotte said...

Hallo,

wow verry nice, love it.

The new images is beautiful and inspireing.

Thanks for sharing

Hugs Lotte

cdjcape521 said...

Absolutely adorable! TFS!

Kim Mordang said...

Beautiful card, love the colouring..and I LOVE the felt trees!!

rachel said...

this is adorable Lou - understated and fabulous - love the kraft and your colouring is amazing xx

Jadie said...

This is so pretty! I love the little felt trees and the "snow"!

bastel_fee said...

Your card is so nice.

Hugs,
bastel_fee

Nanda said...

Wonderful card with a great image.

Hugs, Nanda

Rachel V said...

Gorgeous card, love this new image x Rachel

Jennifer Hay said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing!

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, another sweet image - I am spoilt for choice.

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Beautiful card! love the image.
hugs, Helena

Renate´s Stempelwelt said...

Hello,

cute motiv with the animals, a dream :-)) i like your card soo much. thanks for showing.

have a nice day, hugs renate

kingsharon1967 said...

Oh I love this. The inpsiration you are all giving us is phenominal on the blog hop.Thank you x

Debra Kenworthy said...

Cute card! I love the felt Christmas trees, they just finish it off beautifully. Debra x

Tracy said...

Great card, I love your vintage technique, I can not get close to creating this great look. Have a great day.

butlersabroad said...

What a beautiful little card. The felt trees are just amazing, fantastic detail.

Hugs
Brenda

mary lou wich said...

Snowmen and trees... It is a good looking card.

Emily Lauritzen said...

Such a sweet card! I love all the snow around these little cuties!
<3 Emily L.

Bolilla Scrap said...

Wooowww!!!... Amazing card!!!
Hugs,
Vale ;)

Amy said...

Really like your card and the snow effect!

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Lou. the new stamp looks fabulous and I love the design and all the pretty details
Lorraine x

Ann McKeown said...

Great card I want them all I feel I should be singing jingle bells
Ann

Blankina said...

Lovely couple..there in the snow!!
Seems real,
Hugs Blankina

Helen said...

Love your ideas on your cards. The details really make them pop, thanks for sharing

Lynn Hardy said...

What a lovely image! That snowman looks so happy to be getting a warm hat!

pysselfnatt said...

Such a cute card!!

kuya said...

Awwww, this is another perfect card. ♥

Hugs,
Heike

Hellen said...

Gorgeous design - love it! x

deesdesigns said...

Just when I don't think they can get any cuter - along comes this adorable image. Love the felt trees - the perfect embellishment! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity, I'm off to hop and gather more inspiration.

Teresa said...

This stamp is adorable too!! Love this one and love the cute little felt trees that you have on it! Thanks so much for the chance to win... Only 2 more blogs to see.....

Lesley said...

What a stunning card and I love it is mounted on kraft, it looks so traditional. Definitely need to have this lovely stamp.

Jane said...

Loving the blog hop and the new release look fabulous, off hopping! Jane x

Sunflower Happiness said...

I love the coloring technique it came out great thanks for sharing.

Little K Smith said...

Oh I am so in love with all of these stamps I've seen!
A wonderfully designed card, I love the little felt trees and fab snow!
Kelly.x

Sunflower Happiness said...

I love the animal stamps thanks for sharing.

Midwife Jem said...

These new stamps with the animals are lovely. I cant wait to order mine.

victoria bougen said...

Wow such a simple, cute however effective christmas card. Love it! Great colouring and I absolutely love the felt trees. Great ideas floing now. Briliant bloghop :0)

*Vicki* said...

What a sweet design!! I love those felt trees and the fun snowy texture!! Such a lovely design! TFS! HUGS :)

carsondcat said...

Too cute, I love how you've placed the "snow" ''.

carsondcat said...

Too cute, I love how you've placed the "snow" ''.

sonia said...

Love your card :-) xx

Daniele said...

this is soooooo special, just loving the felt trees
hugs

Dragonlady said...

Love the little Christmas trees and gorgeous stamp.
Hugs Ali x

Melanie Reid said...

Totally loving the release, can't wait for this one too, so cute.

Niki Estes said...

Oh, this is so cute! I love the touches of snow you added to the cute image!

Marjorie said...

Awh! Soooo cute..gorgeous image and so beautifully coloured... lovely embellishments too!... Great trees!!
Hugs,
Marjorie xx

Bev Chapman said...

so cute love the felt trees.

Julye said...

Frosty the snowman and the hat that makes him come to life what a magical image and love the card such detail but still looks clean and winter crisp and those trees are just so cute reminds me of fuzzy felts I use to play with as a child many many years ago, thanks for the inspiration and memory jogger too.

Christa said...

Great card such fun those little tree's looking good hugs christa

cuilliesocks said...

Wonderful image and a very lovely card, Kate x

Ann Lomax said...

fabulous card, love the image

Kristen V said...

Your card looks like a work of inspiration. I love the felt trees too!

lovetomakecards said...

What a sweet card. The snow adds so much to it.

Carole said...

Another wonderful image made into a stunning card.

Janet Wilson said...

Another lovely stamp, so hard to choose

Emma Dawson said...

Such a cute card, it's beautiful!

Emma x

Laura said...

Oh, that image is just darling. And your card is so gorgeous, what a great idea. So so cute.

Danielle Champagne said...

Love love your felt pine trees! love your card very much, clean and simple style, and so so pretty! fabulous coloring of this cute scene. Hugs.

Pauline C said...

Very cute image, and fabulous colouring and layout.
pauline x

Debs said...

So gorgeous - adorable image so beautifully coloured and I love the felt trees :o)
Thanks for a fun hop.
Debs xx

Crafteezee said...

Lou this is fabulous, love everything about it.
Hugs Tracy x

Annette said...

These new characters are just so adorable. I love the little scene they're in here. Your card is gorgeous. Love the soft colouring.
Another stamp on my 'must have' list.
Hugs
Annette
xx

Heike's Creativeplace said...

Wow, your card is adorable, wonderful colors and Details. Love the new images.

Hugs
Heike

Dina said...

so effect and so perfect colored

Debbie said...

Oh your card is adorable.Love this sweet image.Fab felt trees.Hugs Debbie x

Heidi H said...

LOVE the added touch of the dimensional embossing powder! Lovely card.

Gail said...

Adorable card! Love this image and yes, it looks like the snowman is sprinkling snow on the hat! Your coloring is wonderful on this beautiful image and those felt trees are fabulous! Gorgeous card! --Gail

Julie Kitchener said...

Oh love this! totally gorgeous!!!

Debs M said...

beautiful colouring - gorgeous card x

Helen C said...

What a gorgeous card and I love the image. Another one to add to my list.
Helen

Katie Stringer said...

Super cute x

Tineke de Jong said...

Beautiful card! Love the colouring! XXX

Rachel said...

Lovely Winter scene and great attention to detail.

Squirrel x said...

Poor Snowy! He'll get cold without his hat - quick Puss, put it on him! Another gorgeous Christmas make. xx

Claire Cawley said...

Great mix of texture, lovely card x

Sabrina said...

Very cute and sweet!!

Stamping Bubbles said...

Beautiful card. Cute image.
Lesley

Carol S. said...

Hi Lou, as always I love your card. Stunning image and design too. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Fiona said...

love this Lou...love the kind of country rustic look...love it!!

Fi
x

KraftyKim said...

These images are just toooo cute!

coops said...

so stunning lou.i love your fabulous design and colouring and the image is adorable ;D

xx coops xx

Mickey said...

Love the card and all the snow. It is very cute. Mickey

Lise Cooke said...

WOW WOW WOW FABULOUS AND STUNNING, LOVE THE DESIGN AND THE LAY OUT, THE IMAGE IS GORGEOUS XXXXXX

Karina said...

What a wonderful card you've made with this sweet image, Lou!! Love all of them! Thank you for sharing this wonderful inspiration with us.
Hugs, Karina

Maria said...

Love this stamp and your card is beautiful. The felt trees complement the image perfectly!

Kate1973 said...

Another beautiful card - I love the kraft card - looks fab! Kate xxx

Muhriel said...

Very nicely done!
Regards, Britta

Nikki said...

Love how your snowman is sprinkling the snow around on the hat looks fanastic stunning card !!

Newtoga said...

Gorgeous card. Loving the Kraft brown for Christmas. Think I may need all the new stamps :)

Laura Lotz said...

Love the card. Great choices of color and accents. I will probably
have to buy this stamp too!

Purplecat 64 said...

Hi Lou,
Wow
Another great LOTV image,
You have created a wonderful showcase card,
loving your attention to detail, it makes it stand out,
and I want to touch the snow,
a totally amazing card,
hugs,
Heather & Bronwyn x x

lesley lawton said...

lovely card stamps are fab love the texture xx

Alma said...

This is a really cute card, the type I really like. xx

Debbie said...

Just lovely. I like the Kraft feel for a "C" card. The new image is adorable, suitable for all the family.
Debbiex

Donna said...

Hi Lou. How sweet of Puss and Jack to help the little snowman out with his top hat. Adorable and a great job of coloring. Nice layout, Lou. Hugs, :-)

margit salchner said...

the colours on your card are just perfect great image too
hugs Margit

Kelly Bradshaw said...

super sweet

Laila B. said...

Your card made me smile!!! It is simply perfect!!!

Cynthia Cole said...

I enjoy your card very much. So cute and the snow is wonderful! I need to get some of that stuff!

karen adams said...

Love this stamp!!!!!!!

Darla said...

Love both of your card. I am really fond of sunflowers and fall colours.

Arty said...

OK , now I have 2 favourites! I just love your card with the kraft paper and felt trees. Its the perfect look for this awesome new stamp.

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Cute card. Love where you used the snow. TFS

Chris W said...

This card is quite magical--just like Frosty!

Mari said...

Beautiful card, so sweet image :)

Denise Bryant said...

Darling card! Love that sweet image and your fun felt trees! That snowman is so sweet!

tanya oakey said...

Morning Lou, beautiful card! Love the colouring of the stamp! :-)

henriëtte verhagen said...

Wat een prachtige kaart is het geworden.

Susan Lillicrap said...

Cute card

CraftyNatalie said...

So sweet and simple

Yvi said...

omg, how cute is this!! love it!

Kim Pritchard said...

Loving the new stamps, hopping along to the next blog now. Thanks for the chance to win. Kim.

mandy said...

Lovely card Lou your coloring is gorgeous really makes the new cuties pop out of the card :)

Hugs Mandy xxx

Clare Jones said...

Wow absolutely loving the cards & brilliant ideas.
Can't wait for LOTV to be on Create & Craft next week - sky record at the ready .........
Fingers crossed I may be the lucky one to win the stamps
Hugs
Clare xxx

Lisa E said...

Love this Lou has a really rustic feel to it. Lisa xx

May So said...

The image is so cute! Love the card.

Susanne said...

Another favourite stamp and a very sweet card! Love it!
xo Susanne H.

Minnamanna said...

Lovely card! Love your coloring and color choices.
Greetings from Finland.

Iris said...

Another stunning creation Lou! Love idea of the felt trees! Brilliant!

Hugs,
Iris

my craft cupboard said...

The cards on the hop just keep getting better and better they are amazing :)

Jeannette said...

Simply gorgeous!
I love your style and the cute new images!

Hugs,
Jeannette

loulou said...

Fantastic card. Love how you have coloured the adorable image and those felt trees are magic.

Natalie said...

I love it!!! Cute trees and I love the stamp!

Marieke said...

Dear Lou,

So lovely colors, so sweet! I like the trees alot!

Greetings,
Marieke

Cynthia said...

what a wonderful creation lovely.

Greetings Cynthia

Elizabeth S said...

Gorgeous card thank you for the opportunity of winning the stamps. Off to hop. Lizzie xx

ionabunny said...

This is very very lovely. Such a cute image and I am loving seeing the kraft white colour combo

Elise said...

HI Dear Lou!!! Now gosh, this is simply GORGEOUS!!!! I realllly love your colouring .. very rustic and I can imagine they are right outside their log cabin playing in the snow! :) They way you did the snow is STUNNING! And you even thought of the cleverest thing .. you put it on the hat too!!! I love love LOVE this .. as always!!!

As always, I've had a wonderful hop with you lovely ladies!

Sending Big Hugs,
Elise

homelycrafting said...

Hiya,
What a stunning card! Love the image and the coloring. Soo Amazing!
Hugs Britt

Teri said...

So, so sweet!!!
Teri

craftyb said...

Awwww...how gorgeous is this!! LOVE this adorable image. LOVE all the texture on your card and fab colouring!!

Hermien said...

From the top Hat to a TOP card, beautiful

Hermien

Scatty Kath said...

Really cute. The snowy effect is great & I like the trees. Super effect with the snowman & the top hat!

Wendalyn said...

Love the new stamps and your card they are both fabulous. I would just love to win the stamps. Thanks Wendy

Cazza said...

This is a really cute stamp and your card is fabulous! :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
x

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Gorgeous! Your coloring is fantastic.

Mamameerkat said...

Great card love the snow

dal24 said...

I wish I could do cards like this x

Tanya said...

This is gorgeous Lou, such a cute little scene, I love it! There's so much interesting texture too :)

Tanya xx

Kat said...

Gorgeous Lou, love that sweet image and the cute felt trees.

Kat x

Annie13 said...

Lovely card, cute image and great idea to make those felt trees !!
xx Annie

ElaineBC said...

Lovely card, another stamp for my collection of snowmen stamps. This one is cute.

Elaine

Deb said...

Oh-oh! Another definite add to my wishlist. Love your card.

Renae said...

Such a sweet card. Great job coloring the image and what a fun new image.

Patty said...

It does look like the snowman is sprinkling snow on the top hat...too funny...and cute!! What a fabulous card!! Love the 3D effect with the felt trees & snowy embossing!!

kotkotin said...

FABOLOUS HOP ! I´m love!

Kathy @ Stamping Still said...

Very.very cute!

Suzie Q said...

fab card love the little scene beautifully coloured too x

Claveh said...

Ooh, love the subtle colours you have used. Great card, thank you for sharing. xxx

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Beautiful card!

Deborah said...

Beautiful card with a cute image.

Deborah A

Sara T. said...

Beautiful! I just love the faux stitching and that you used felt trees. I have never thought of trying that!

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