Thursday, August 5, 2010

A Christmas in August Hip Hop!!

Welcome to this week's Unity/Ippity Hip Hop!  

Today is the day that all the members from each DT share some projects with you.  To start at the beginning, please visit the Unity blog.  If you are coming to my blog from Karen Maldanado's blog then you are on the right track!  Just keep clicking on the Next Blog icons at the bottom of each post to continue on the Hop!!

On Monday the Ippity DT members hijacked the blog hop to help celebrate Maria's birthday by showing off the cards we made for her.  So today I wanted to play along with this week's Ippity Hippity Hop Challenge that Eva gave us this week which was to celebrate Christmas in August!  I need to thank Eva because it is actually helping me get a head start on my Christmas cards!  (Thanks Eva!!)

I also combined the Hippity Hop challenge this week with the Hip Hop Sketch Challenge that Jimmi is posting today on the Unity Challenge forum.  We are now up to HHSC19 which was also based after a card that I made.  You can see my original card HERE!

Here is this week's sketch...



Here is my new card using this sketch...


Basically I just changed the color palette to be Christmas colors and then changed my stamps to be Christmas ones too.  The fabulous Seasons of Joy stamp set from Ippity was the perfect choice!!

I stamped the label stamp in green and added the sentiment in red ink and then colored in the holly leaves for the corner adornment on the label.  I cut around the label stamp and then added a border in red. (I couldn't find my matching nestie and so I had to do it by hand! )


On the red strip of paper I embossed in white a row of the snowflakes from the same set!!


If you are looking for any of these great stamps, you can purchase them by finding an Ippity chick near you.  Simply click on the Ippity Chick Locator icon from the Ippity blog and find a rep selling them in your area!  Then just contact that chick to place your order!!  Your stamps will be sent directly to you!!

For more great inspiration, please continue the Hip Hop blog hop by heading over to Lisa Arana's blog!

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Have a great Thursday and enjoy the rest of the Hop!!





24 comments:

jennifer mitten said...

This is a fab set and I love the colors you used!

Sherri Thompson said...

Love this card, Karen! So pretty-I can't wait to get this stamp set (any day now!)

Lisa H. said...

love it. that label looks great, so clean and crisp

Linda A said...

Fantastic! Love the bright traditional color scheme - beautiful card!

Jasmine said...

Very nice! I totally thought the red paper with th e white snowflakes was a pattern paper...good job!!

MrsETaylor said...

love the bright reds and greens using the Pink Paislee papers. Really smart. Thanks for the inspiration.

Pinky said...

OH my garsh that is stunning!!!!!!

Angie Blom said...

Oh love it Kelly!! I love your colours in this card. great design!! Xx

JPScraps said...

Great card Kelly! Love it!

Suz said...

Lovely card Kelly. It was great meeting you IRL last week

NoraAnne said...

Oh, such a pretty and fun Christmas card, I love it!

Marcy H. said...

Beautiful Card!! Love the colors!!

Erika M. said...

Your card is awesome!

Heather said...

Absolutely FABULOUS xmas card! LOVE the colors and the boldness! FABULOUS!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OH Kelly--I just love this bright, cheery, and fun Christmas card! LOVE it! I need to save this under FAV Holiday cards-I need to start on mine right now:) LOVE it--love visiting:)

Lisa said...

Gorgeous card! SO not ready for Christmas, tho. :)

Linda said...

Kelly

that such great I need your creativly lol fro chirstams

Rona said...

this is beautiful Kelly - I can't believe you cut the red border by hand - it is perfect!!

Kathy Martin said...

So pretty and festive! We just hand a lightning/thunder crack that made my heart skip a beat! Scared me...lucky it wasn't close enough to take out my computer or you wouldn't have received my comment! ;)

Ola said...

Your card is beautiful.... getting me in the Christmas spirit already, but I'm not ready for the warm weather to go away!

Thank you so much for sharing!!!

~Ola
okj83 at live dot com

dahlhousedesigns said...

Beautiful and fun colors. Almost made me want to sing a Christmas carol! haha.

lisa a.

Jen said...

Love this card Kelly! I've got to make some more Christmas cards, and I may case this okay? *smile* Hope life is treating you well!

nessy said...

just love this stylish christmas card ~ perfect papers and love the bow!!
vanessa xx

StampinCathy said...

I couldn't find a thread for this challenge, so I'm posting my link here. I hope that's ok.
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1768108?&cat=500&ppuser=66979