Hey all! It's time for another Blog Hop :) We are calling it the Fred She Said Fabulous Fall Blog Hop. We were to use a FallColourCombo - any 2 or more colours from Red, Green, Yellow, Orange or Gold ... and sky blue... I can`t picture fall without the leaves being against a lovely sky blue, the project did NOT have to be a fall theme ;) I am so excited to see what the DT have come up with!
... and a $30 Gift Certificate to the Fred She Said Store :)
( Thank you to Bearly Mine Designs and Pizzazz APlenty for sponsoring our hop :D)
This time around we are going back to a SECRET PHRASE. Some peeps were having trouble last time leaving comments. Please comment and leave the DT some love but it isn't required to win :) All you do is find the secret word/s on each hop post and collect them up to make up a secret phrase.
The instructions will be at the FSS Challenge BLOG on how to enter your secret phrase. Please only one entry per person and please submit your entry by Friday September 30th midnight EDT. I'll announce the winners Saturday October 1st.
( Yellow & White Daisies, or colour however you like, coneflowers, black-eyed Susans... etc )
I am planning more, I am trying for one cute little bird with a coordinationg floral or botanical.
If there is a particular bird/floral combo you would like to see please leave a comment on this post :)
We are also having a BLOG HOP next week! Friday, September 23rd! Yey!
..... and I am going to attempt a long overdue requested digital tutorial on creating a wreath with little floral digi stamps. But I have to review exactly how I did it and I will be using freeware so we are on an even playing field.... hopefully I will have something in 2 weeks.
In case anyone purchases from the STORE and has any difficulties downloading - Fred will be away Saturday and Sunday ( Sept 10-11 ) and will be without internet access. If you have any questions or problems, please email me and I will help you first thing Monday ;) We are heading to Toronto to go to the Zoo and see the sights ... just realized the Toronto International Film Festival ( The Tiff. ) is going on! Maybe we will go star chasing... not LOL!
Here is a card I recently made. I used a print of the WHITE coloured Hollyhocks. What I did was tint the flowers by going over them with pencils ( this one prismacolor process red and the creamy coloured flowers- a tiny bit of jasmine - you could do the same thing with copics etc.) and sponging the edges of the oval with antique linen distress ink . The background is alcohol inked glossy paper that has been embossed.
I have been trying to draw and colour some cute little birds. Need to make a few more before they are ready for prime-time ;) ... maybe some berry branches or florals to go with them. ... eventually LOL...
Have a great day and weekend and Labour Day! Tomorrow is my birthday ( puts on her party hat )!!!! not really ... this getting older stuff is getting old LOL I will be 43 but I have thought I was 43 for most of the year ( is it me or is it that the older you get the harder it is to remember exactly how old you are??) OK I will stick with 40-ish for the next few years and cover my bases ;)