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Paper Temptress & Graciellie Design Team Up - Blog Hop + $40 in Prizes

We have so much inspiration for you today! Graciellie Design is teaming up with Paper Temptress for the day and we are all going to be sharing pure gorgeousness featuring stamps from our shop and stunning specialty papers from Paper Temptress. We'll be showing you techniques and tips on how to use digital stamps with these beautiful papers.




I am using today a stunning Opal Mica Metallic cardstock for my mixed media background that you can find on Paper Temptress online shop. The quality of these cardstock is amazing and with this project I was happy to discover that you can actually watercolor the mica cardstock and it's shimmer will show through. Amazing right? Also, I am featuring one of our new stamp sets: Hello Gorgeous. It includes a detailed flower image and beautiful modern sentiments.

I watercolored both the flowers and the background with Stampin' Up Watercolor Crayons in Earth Tones. I added touches of Gold Deco Foil here and there using a Deco Foil Adhesive Pen which gives the background a distressed look. I framed my card front with a bit of dotted patterned paper and a piece of May Arts lace and leaves to add a delicate touch. The sentiment was foiled in vellum and cut into a small banner. This card gives me countryside vibes!




Since we've gotten together to celebrate a blog hop we thought we would also share a couple of amazing prizes... Both Paper Temptress and I are giving away one $20 gift card each. All you have to do is stop by each blog listed below and leave a comment for a chance to win!


Patricia
Melanie
Holley
Stephanie

Graciellie Design
Ginny Maxam
Larissa Pittman
Barbara Thompson

Thanks so much for joining us today! This is the first of hopefully many more blog hops with Paper Temptress. I invite you to visit our shops Graciellie Design and Paper Temptress when you finish the hop to check out what's new! I know that you will love these papers and I also know that they go along with our stamps beautifully. Do give them a try if you can.

We will be announcing the winner soon, so please subscribe so you don't miss out! We will have more inspiration for you next time.

Comments

  1. "Hello lovely" is a wonderful sentiment for this beautiful card. Wow.

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  2. Wow, the coloring is gorgeous. Love the color combo and yummy deco foil:)

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  3. Awesome card, Gracie. Love the composition you made!
    I'm going to jump the blog hop

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  4. What a STUNNING and ELEGANT card!!! Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!! The coloring is outstanding as well as the design!!!!! A definite WOW card!!!!

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  5. What a beautiful card. Love the design and your awesome coloring.

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  6. What a beautiful card. Love the colors. Thank you for sharing.

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  7. Gorgeous card. I've ordered from Paper Temptress a couple of times and have been very please. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  8. Absolutely stunning, love your colors. Melanie PTDT

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  9. So gorgeous Gracie! Your work is always so stunning!

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  10. GORGEOUS....STUNNING...AND EVERY OTHER DESCRIPTIVE WORD THAT FITS...you are soooo talented and I am soooo happy that we have met and can share our papercrafting passion....

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  11. Gorgeous work as always. Love, love your cards.

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  12. Ohmigawd that is gorgeousness! Your designs and images are soooo beautiful! Wow!

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  13. So love the colors you used for this truly beautiful card!!
    Ginny

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  14. I absolutely LOVE your sweet images, Gracie. I especially love how nicely I am able to emboss them. It makes the images and sentiments POP!!! I'm also familiar with Paper Temptress - Pat is a sweet lady who has sponsored us at WAW in the past. Great way to team up, girl! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your sweet card.
    Blessings,
    Karen Letchworth

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  15. Gorgeous card! LOVE the colors and oh that flower is stunning ♥

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous! Love the coloring on those lovely flowers and the beautiful details on your card!

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  17. This is such a gorgeous card..I just love this stamp..And very beautifully colored..
    Love
    Richa

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  18. Gorgeous card!! Love the color combo. Hugs

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  19. Gracie, that is one gorgeous card with the earth tone colors and gold. Love it!

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  20. This card is beautiful!! Love this stamp and you're right, the papers go beautifully with it!

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  21. What a gorgeous stamp set! It would be an asset to have in any stamp collection especially with those phrases! Your card is stunning! Your coloring is amazing! Thanks for the inspiration and for the opportunity to win!

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  22. this card is incredible! the colors are so vibrant and beautiful! hard to believe stamps are digital!

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  23. Simply stunning! Love the image and the coloring.

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