Saturday, December 18, 2010

Angel with Kitty

You are in the middle of the best blog hop ever previewing the new Make it Crafty images from The Secret Garden Collection!! You should have arrive from the very talented ANNIKA and if you haven't then start at the beginning with Zoe. Plus I have a second card for the hop posted below so you don't want to miss that.

This is my card featuring Stairway to Heaven and I paired it up with Angel with Kitty from Mo Manning. I made it for a special friend and it is also one of my favorites from the collection. I love how the colors turned out.


I am very excited about our very first blog hop! As you know, today we are revealing some gorgeous new images with lots of prizes along the way! The hop will end Friday 24th so be sure to get your comments in before then. Here's a great view of Stairway to Heaven before it was placed on the card.

Your next stop is HERE and is actually a second card of mine, after that, you can head on over to Beccy's blog. But before you go, don't forget to collect your hidden puzzle piece below! ;D

DT Blog Hop: Make it Crafty - The Secrete Garden Collection
Challenge: Crafty Creations - Challenge #99 (Angels)
Challenge: Some Odd Girl - Bling Time Two (Stickles & Beaded Silver Pin)
Main Stamp:
Stairway to Heaven (MiC) & Angel with Kitty (MM)
Patterned Paper: Linen Closet (DCWV)
Copic Colors:
-girl: E000, E00, E11, R12, R22, E42, E43, E44, E47
-clothes: C1, C3, E50, E51, E53, E55
-hill: E41, E42, E43, E44, G20, G21, G24, G28, C3, C5
-sky/clouds: 0, C1, C3, C5, BG10, BG11, BG13
-gate: Y32, Y35, YG93, YG97
-birds: B91, B95, B99
-kitty: E11, E13, E15, E17, E18

Did you know? A puzzle is a problem or enigma that tests the ingenuity of the solver. In a basic puzzle, one is intended to put together pieces in a logical way in order to come up with the desired solution. Puzzles are often contrived as a form of entertainment, but they can also stem from serious mathematical or logistical problems — in such cases, their successful resolution can be a significant contribution to mathematical research.

The first jigsaw puzzle was created around 1760, when John Spilsbury, a British engraver and mapmaker, mounted a map on a sheet of wood that he then sawed around each individual country. Spilsbury used the product to aid in teaching geography. After catching on with the wider public, this remained the primary use of jigsaw puzzles until about 1820.
[Puzzle, Wikipedia.org]

111 comments:

  1. Whoa, it's gorgeous - as is everything you create...love that dotted style you used for sky and clouds, real cool. Gonna definitely try it out!
    Hugs
    Annika

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  2. Ohhhh WOW I love how you used that cute angel with the stairway to heaven image.. perfect together! Awesome coloring too.. Thanks for this great hop, hopping to the next blog now xxx hugs Marley

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  3. WOWZERS! This is truly stunning and the background works so perfectly with your image, love it!!
    Hugs Tara xx

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  4. Gorgeous card, the colors, background and stamp go so very well together! Beautiful!

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  5. Your stairway and angel are so sweet. I love the design of your card. It's easy to see a lot of care and detail went into this!
    Thank you for sharing! :o)

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  6. I am so impressed with your work. It is absolutely a work of art!

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  7. Your card is adorable! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. oh, so nice card1!! Love this image!

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  9. beautiful card! hopping to next blog, im so excited what i will see there! hugs

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  10. just love it. fantastic colouring of the amazing background

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  11. Thank you for such a beautiful creation! Living with a story about an angel (are obtained picture)

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  12. Beautiful scene and your colouring is spectacular. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  13. Gorgeous card Barbara! You found the perfect image to fit this Stairway to Heaven image! So darling! You have created a beautiful scene! hugs, Angela

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  14. Love how you used the pointillism (?) around the edges of the stairway, such a nice effect. I can't see the puzzle piece yet but will check back later.

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  15. This is so beautiful! I love the Mo image with the stairway! Breathtaking!TFS and thanks so much for the hop!

    xdebrax@yahoo.com

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  16. Love the stairway to heaven image great card

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  17. Oh wow what an amazing job on the stairway, this is gorgeous. Hugs Beccy x

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  18. Your stairway to heaven is soooo precious. Magnificent job coloring! I'm loving this blog hop!

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  19. Oh!! You really did a great job Barbara!!! I like how you color the stairway... it's so lovely!

    Hugs
    Genevieve

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  20. barbara, this is such a gorgeous card. loving this blog hop
    yvonne x

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  21. Your scene is absolutely gorgeous and that Angel is just beautiful.

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  22. wow is that the stairs to heaven?! OMG dear this is stunning scene.

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  23. Barbara, your card is gorgeous:))) I love this little angel. Angel is in harmony with "Stairway to Heaven ":)))

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  24. Wow this is just jaw droping I love everything about this. That image stairway to heaven is just so pretty. Thanks so much for sharing.
    ~Patricia

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  25. gorgeous and so lovely!!! I like it. So sweet angel and kitty is so cute!

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  26. So OTT, stunning every detail of this card !! You are good girl!! lotsa luv

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  27. oh barbara, you are simply amazing in your coloring. i love how you created the sky - and those images are just perfect together! your friend will just adore this.

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  28. Oh, this new digi is really great. Love how you used it together with one of Mo's digi's. Super card

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  29. What a beautiful background for your little angel! Mo's images are always wonderful and your card composition is fantastic. Lovely!

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  30. Your card is amazing! The stairway is the perfect image for that little Angel. Nice job with the background.

    Hugs
    Kiksi

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  31. Just GORGEOUS! Love the background and the little angel. Keep up the GREAT WORK Barbara.

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  32. What a beautiful card. I am in love with these sweet stamps.

    Hugz,
    Cathy Lee

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  33. Barbara, this is so fabulous! You did such a wonderful job!

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  34. Delicate and very beautiful card!

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  35. OMGoodness your scene is beautiful
    love your coloring
    Linda

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  36. Gorgeous card...angel with kitty is perfect with that image!

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  38. This is so pretty!! I just did this dotty thing (successfully..lol) on a card the other night. It's not as easy as it looks is it? My first few attempts were trash!! Your's is absolute perfection!!
    Hugs~
    Dana

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  39. Beautiful! I love the way you paired your angel with this background! Off to hop along...
    Scrappy Love,
    Rene'

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  40. WOW!! Gorgeous coloring and beautiful card.
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  41. The stairway is gorgeous and your coloring is beautiful. Thanks for giving the markers you use it really helps newbies like me.

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  42. Stunning.... beautiful.. wow

    cporter519 at yahoo dot com

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  43. Hi! Never tryed scrap-boking before - but this idea is so interesting! So just want to have a wonderful wolk through the amasing blogs. Thank you!

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  44. Rebecca Minor
    http://buzzybeedesigns.blogspot.com
    buzzybeedesigns(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  45. O my, the combination of these two images is so touching!! Hugs, Frea

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  46. Fantastically coloured!The card is so lovely!

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  47. Loved you cards. Thank you so much for sharing. Couldn't see puzzle piece.

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  48. Barbara your card is stunning, I love how you colour your images.
    This is one fabulous hop
    hugs Mandy xx

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  49. Barbara your card is stunning, I love how you colour your images.
    This is one fabulous hop
    hugs Mandy xx

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  50. Gorgeous card. Love your background.
    Gunvor E

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  51. mmmm...that stairway is just so moving into the clouds...just beautiful :)

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  52. Another beautiful card. Love both the new image and the one from Mo. I have the angel and did use her on most of my xmas cards. These 2 images work well together.

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  53. Your coloring method on the sky and clouds is fantastic! What a delightful card. The images are so whimsical and attractive -- wish I owned them all!

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  54. Amazing card!!! Your coloring is amazing!! :)
    Hugs Anneke

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  55. Love the background you've created and beautiful image x

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  56. This is beautiful Barbara! This image is darling with the stairway! You done an amazing array of cards too! Viv xx

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  57. Beautiful card i love the two put together. luv gina xx

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  58. Pretty card. Loved the trivia about puzzles!

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  59. Love this card and the angel is a perfect image to complement the stairway to heaven. I could not get the picture of your puzzle piece to show up.

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  60. Barbara you are my absolute treaure which I have told you many a time. :) Your talent is awe inspiring and I just LOVE all the unique ways you colour your backgrounds. I am so lucky to have you on our team. big squeezes xxoo

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  61. Your stairway to heaven is beautiful. Aren't the Mo Manning images just lovely. Barbara B.

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  62. It's Gorgeous what you've done with it love the stairway to heaven with the angel it's perfect
    hugs Nikki C

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  63. What a gorgeous card...from the stairway to heaven to the adorable little angel with her kitty...definitely a tremendous creation. Thank you so mcuh for sharing. I wish you a Very Merry and Blessed Christmas season.

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  64. Ангельски красиво и божественно бесподобно! пожалуй самое ангельское из того что я видела;)

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  65. Love it Barbara, I now need to had the stairway to heaven to my wishlist :-).
    Hugs
    Sheila xx

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  66. я забыла сказать почему мне так понравиться картинка, я недавно завела случайно котёнка, фактически спасла! и я думаю мы(я и котёнок) очень похожи на этой открытке =)

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  67. This is absolutely wonderful, Barbara and I love the watercolour effect you've used for the sky!
    Diane x

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  68. Barbra this is truly BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!
    WOW!!!!!!!! Gorgeous dear!!
    hugs, Janiel

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  69. Just magical! I love that stairway, oh the possibilities! Your coloring is perfect.

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  70. What's a lovely images! Thanks for inspiration!

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  71. véritable joyaux que votre carte j adore l atmosphère que vous lui avait donné
    altea

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  72. I am loving these background images. This stairway to heaven is lovely...a must have!

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  73. Wow - what a nice card; and the coloring of it: t's gorgeous ! Hugs Tini

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  74. Stunning card, lovely design!
    Hugs, Bente

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  75. Beautiful colors and design!! I just love the sky with the dotted patterning!! Gorgeous coloring and image!!

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  76. I love the whole card - wonderfully put together & the colours are beautiful. This hop is tempting to try some digi's and buy some copics!

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  77. What a gorgeous card!! I love the background image and how you have coloured it all!!!

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  78. Wow another fab image and another beautiful card too, thanks for sharing and merry christmas.

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  79. Hi Barbara! It's a real Angel, so tender. And I like the colors, very soft and delicate. Thanks

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  80. What a beautiful card. Love how you did the sky. Love the stairway to heaven stamp. coloring is awesome.
    Hugs Maz

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  81. I really like this stairway to heaven. I think I'll be picking up several of these images.

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  82. С каждым блогом все интересенее ))

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  83. Just Beautiful. I love this card ;-)

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  84. this is absolutely stunning love it tfs xx

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  85. Love this stairway card. Great idea. Glad you were part of the hop!

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  86. Barbara,
    your take on the stairway to heaven image is amazing.

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  87. I love this stairway card. I never saw this one. You did a fantastic job on it..

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  88. Your card is soooo beautiful and what wonderful coloring and colors!!! The clouds realy blow me away!! Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Sharon :o)

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  89. Oh, I really like your coloring. Simply wonderful.

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  90. Gorgeous!!!! I love the way you colored your sky and clouds!

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  91. Gorgeous!!!! I love the way you colored your sky and clouds!

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  92. Gorgeous card and stamp, this could be used for several different occassions when you need
    a card. Love the coloring and effects. Thanks for sharing.

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  93. I love the dotted sky...so creative. Your coloring is gorgeous too!
    ~Beth

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  94. Wow, your dotted clouds and sky is really cool. Looks great against the perfect colouring of the main image. Very clever :)

    Thankyou for the opportunity to win goodies on your 1st Blog Hop.

    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

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  95. What a gorgeous scene, love your angel and background!

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  96. oh wow...this is certainly very special! LOVE your scene...beautiful soft colours! Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

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  97. This is a truly beautiful scene! Thanks for playing at Some Odd Girl!

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  98. Thanks so much for bringing out the bling with Some Odd Girl! Happy Holidays! Robin

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