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Friday 31 March 2017

My First Blog Hop!!!

I am very excited to announce, that I have been asked 
to be part of my first ever blog hop 
as a Designer!!!

Sorry about the odd colours but
blogger will not let me change it!!

I was asked by a friend of mine
from The Craft Barn, where we were both Tutors.
if I would be part of her showcase, for a new collection 
of fabulous stamps she has designed.

So I had to choose 2 of the stamps to use
for my cards or projects.

That was very difficult, as they are all stunning.

 She was invited to be a guest artist in the 
Paperbabe Stamps family and to celebrate 
they are having a little blog hop...

She is the very talented artist, Chris Dark and has designed 
a collection of beautiful Garden Fairies Stamps.

The Butterfly Catcher, Butterfly Emerges, 
Butterfly Fairy, and Musical fairy. 

They are a larger set and 
each includes a beautiful sentiment.

Just to let you know, Chris still does workshops 
at The Craft Barn. So check out when she is
there again in April, link HERE

To add extra fun to our blog hop... we are offering up a prize! 
of the whole garden fairies collection to one lucky winner.

Here are the details:
  • A winner will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the 
  • designer's blogs and the PaperbabeStamps Blog to win.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the designer's blogs 
  • listed below or the Paperbabe stamps blog for 
  • your chance to win! 
  • (you do not need to comment on all blogs 
  • to qualify but it increases your chances) 
  • Deadline: You have until midnight on 
  • Sunday, 2nd April to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paperbabe Stamps blog on 
  • Wednesday, 5th April to see if you 
  • are one of our lucky winners.
Today, we’ve enlisted some super talented designers 
to inspire you with ideas on how to use these 
beautiful new garden fairies! 

Hop along for lots of fun and inspiration! 
Carole C
Paperbabe Stamps

My first card is using 
The Butterfly Fairy.

I created the background with Distress Inks
and masks.
I also coloured her with Distress Inks.
Had to add Stickles too!

Her hair is actually yellow/gold but
looks a bit green in the photo!!
Possibly the addition of Stickles.

This next card is The Musical Fairy.
I coloured her with Copics Pens.

You can see how big these stamps are, as 
both of my cards are A5

I feel so lucky that Chris asked me to do this.
I am now the proud owner of these stunning stamps.

So enjoy the blog hop and good luck.
If I was you, I would comment on all of the blogs, 
to get more of a chance to win all 
4 sets of these beautiful stamps.


Big hugs,


Marianne's Craftroom said...

Well done two beautiful cards

Sue - said...

Oh well done Carol. You have made two fabulous cards with those beautiful stamps. Nothing wrong with a fairy having green hair - more mystical!

Unknown said...

Hi carol. Gorgeous, particularly like the pink version. Hope you are well. Carole x

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Really super creations Carol, I have to say Musical Fairy with her red dress is my ultimate fav.. she is adorable. Thank you so much for sharing.. Hugs Tracey xx

Terri Koszler said...

I love your gorgeous projects, love the butterfly fairy and the colours you used x

Carole said...

OMG Carol...your cards are amazing as are the beautiful stamps.My fave is the butterfly fairy as I like the soft tones you have used.Hope all is good with you and have a great weekend.Hugs xx

aussie aNNie said...

Amazing and gorgeous.xx

Lia said...

Wow, these cards are amazing and so are the gorgeous stamps you used. I love fairies....
Lia xx

MiamiKel said...

Congratulations to you Carol on your first blog hop ! Both of your cards are absolutely gorgeous - your coloring is sensational !! I can tell you had fun with these cards!

Chrissy said...

WOW...beautiful stamps Carol..gorgeous colouring on both and have done Chris proud.


Glennis F said...

I love your projects, the stamps are stunning!

Sarah said...

Golly gosh...they are stunning xx

Valerija said...

Wonderful cards! Love the images.
Valerija xx

Chris said...

Thank you Carol for your beautiful creations and the gorgeous inspiration you've given to everyone. I'm very grateful you agreed to join in with introducing the stamps and have now been in your first blog hop, thank you also for all your kind words and links, you're the best! Chris xx

Only By His Grace said...

Tow beautiful creations. I love the background you created for the first one. The second one is also very beautiful. Love the stamped edge. Such lovely stamps and beautifully displayed.
Hugs Maz

Carole Pollard said...

Fabulous stamps Carol such a talented lady need to take a closer look at these your card designs are just fab Love and hugs Carole x

Crafty Sandy's Cards said...

Totally gorgeous, love the Moon fairy (I know that's not what her name is) but she looks so lovely with the moon behind her! Love the colours you've used for the red card just gorgeous. I'm a bit like you Carol, I thought I was still forty too lol big hugs Sandy xx

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Gorgeous cards. Loving both of them. The colors and backgrounds really go well with either image.

The Craft Barn said...

Hi Carole, lovely samples. Well done on your first blog hop! sandy xx

Diane said...

Wow Carol, the colors and images are just stunning, congratulations to you Carol on your first blog hop.

Hugs Diae

Linda Mc Enery said...

Love what you've done with these stamps Carol! I've never heard of them before, but you've done a great advertising job! Beautiful! Ok, this wasn't what I popped over to see, so moving on...