Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Up, Up and Away!

I am so thrilled to be part of the first Club Scrap Blog Hop today! If you started at the Club Scrap blog, you are in the right place. If not, I urge you to take a moment to visit the Club Scrap blog -- not only to find out more about this hop, but to leave a comment for a great giveaway!

Today we are celebrating Club Scrap's February Kit: Up, Up and Away. If you have never experienced Club Scrap or Club Stamp, you are missing out on gorgeous paper, stamps and embellishments at a terrific value. This kit is no exception! I received my first kit in June 2002 and have been enamored ever since.

For today, I made three cards from the stamps and paper from the Up, Up and Away kit. I used the same focal image for all three cards -- I was going for a little bit of "the same-but-different" idea. I could have made many more cards from the kits, too -- all very different -- but I ran out of time!

All three of the cards use techniques from the newest Technique Junkie Newsletter CD: Simple and Easy Inking Techniques - Remix CD. It contains 30 tutorials culled from previously-published Newsletter issues. All of the techniques use just the most basic of supplies. The CD is only $9.95; more information can be found HERE.
  
A little about the cards:
The top card uses the Out of the Box Technique. Don't you just love that gorgeous background paper?

The middle card uses Color Sandwich Technique to get the two-toned effect from both the card and the popped balloon element.

The bottom card shows the Block Collage Technique. A little masking goes a long way!

Well, onward with the hop -- your next stop is Julie Heyer  (http://capecodscrapper.blogspot.com/) you will love her project!

Enjoy the hop, and thanks for stopping by today!

44 comments:

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Great papers and sentiments!

Ron said...

Gorgeous cards, Pat! Thanks for the inspiration!

Tricia Morris said...

Gorgeous cards, as always, Pat! Love your techniques!

June2015 said...

CS papers ARE wonderful..and your 'techniques' are always fun to try.

Julie said...

Pat, your cards are fantastic! Love all the techniques!

Donna Lee said...

Wonderful cards! My favorite is the block collage. Can't wait to try it!

Hetty said...

Wonderful cards, Pat. I like that you used the same stamp and all the cards look so totally different. How can people say: once you have used a stamp it is all the same. You proof how wrong they are!

Karen Wyngaard said...

I like how different each card looks, even though the focal image is really the same image...what a great way to get extra mileage out of your stamps!

Melissa Kershes said...

These cards are lovely. I think I may have to get inky today after seeing these!

Carolyn said...

Lovely cards, I may have to get that CD!!

Shona said...

I am technique anemic...going to have to go get this CD or at least research each technique. Thanks so much for sharing!

Lisa Niles said...

Pat, these cards are beautiful! I especially love #3 - Gorgeous!

Christine said...

As usual Pat fabulous cards!

Marya said...

Pat, I love how you showed the versatility of that stamp! Wonderful cards!

Ink Stained Roni said...

cool cards ~ love the one in the center. Very pretty.

crzymom said...

Lovely cards Pat! Always love your techniques.

Anonymous said...

3 totally different cards with 1 image. Love it, Pat!

Cher C-W said...

Cards are lovely!

Angie Linton said...

Beautiful cards! I love seeing stamps used in different ways.

Farley said...

Very nice cards. The 3rd card's vintage look is wonderful.

Debbie Weller said...

Gotta love TJ and all the great techniques - these cards are fabulous!!!

Donna Nuce said...

Thanks for the wonderful inspiration on the Up Up and Away set! I just got mine and need to get going on it!

Ann said...

Lovely cards!

Shelly Schmidt said...

You techniques are all wonderful- what a fun way to showcase them using the same stamps!

nancy y said...

some of my favorite techniques Pat!
You made some great cards.

Jennifer said...

Very nice cards, all of them. I think my favorite it the third one, the block technique, love the monochromatic look. Thanks for joining the Hop.

Lucy said...

You definitely made the most of the gorgeous papers. Thanks for all the technique hints that will really make full use of them.

MyAuntKat said...

Pat, great cards. Thanks for sharing. Definitely trying these techniques!

MA said...

Love all the cards. That balloon stamp is so versatile from steam punk to inspiration. Thank you for sharing your creation.

Sheree Norman said...

Got ya on my blogger list now. Keep the inspiration coming!!

Chris said...

Love seeing these different cards

Jill P said...

beautiful cards

Chrissie said...

Fab techniques Pat, I especially love the masked collage!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful cards
KarenKovisto

SHartl said...

Wow, what a start to the hop! These are just gorgeous and I love that hot air balloon!

Debra Charlesworth said...

I just love the masking technique. So elegant and fun to collage the stamps.

Melanie said...

Very nice cards - I really like the rainbow. Thanks Pat!

Kay Williamson said...

Awesome cards as usual Pat! I need to use these techniques, and soon too, thanks soooo much for sharing your talent with us!

julieB said...

Pat, So many different looks from one stamp. Beautiful job on the backgrounds. Thanx for being on this Hop.

sandi said...

Love the card. I thinknit is about time for me to purchase the cds so I can try the awesome techniques. Thank you for sharing.

Elizabeth said...

Love the cards, Pat, will NEED to get the new Cd ordered to try the simple basics
TFS
Elizabeth

Sue D said...

Thanks for showing 3 different versions. My favorite is the Color Sandwich technique.

Colleen said...

Love your cards

Nana said...

Nice!