Monday, June 13, 2011

Stamper's Dream & Friends Blog Hop

Happy Monday everyone! Welcome to the Stamper's Dream & Friends Blog Hop! If you are just joining in, I am actually the final stop. Make sure you refer to the blog list below so you can start from the beginning.

Now on to my project. I decorated this plain Martha Stewart gift box that I had purchased last year. The beautiful papers are from the Melissa Frances 5th Avenue collection. The JustRite stamp set is the new June release Merry & Bright. The inks used were Pink Petunia and Pixie Dust from VersaMagic. All the designer papers were distressed with Antique Linen. I ruffled and glued some crepe paper behind the sentiment. I then used Glossy Accents to adhere the glitter around the edges of the ruffles. The shape behind the ornament and the piece of paper folded at the top flap was cut with Spellbinders Labels Thirteen. I used an eyelet border punch and wrapped the strips of DP at the top and bottom of the box. My favorite pearls from Kaiser Craft were used as accents all over. I tied some white seam binding into a bow and adhered it at the top. Also I used an Ivory Burlap String from May Arts along with a mini flower from my stash. These would make cute favors at a Christmas party.

I hope you have enjoyed my project. There is a hidden blog candy up for grabs. Make sure you visit each and every one of these talented ladies and leave them some love on their blog post for a chance to win.

Debbie Olson
Becca Feeken
Michelle Rodgers
Laurie Schmidlin
Amy Sheffer
Denise Marzec
Tosh Leyendekker
Mona Pendleton
Cindy Lawrence
Silke Ledlow
Arlene Cuevas
Charmaine Ikach
Mariana Grigsby
Lea Lawson
Joan Ervin
Teresa Kline
Jeanne Streiff
Kellie Fortin
Christina Fischer
Jo Thompson (Me)

Here is the prize:
Michelle will be announcing the winner of the blog candy the evening of Thursday, June 16th. Thanks for stopping by. Good Luck!!

139 comments:

  1. Decoreting gift bags is so much fun and people just love reciving them... It makes what you put in the bag seam so special no mater how small it may be.

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  2. I love your bag! Isn't it fun to decorate some plain little thing and turn it into a treasure? I am sure anyone would love to receive this bag- any gift inside would be a monor plus compared to the bag itself!

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  3. Beautiful gift box, such soft colors!!

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  4. Great project. Thanks for the great inspiration.

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  5. WOW. This is absolutely gorgeous! Who wouldn't love receiving this? {You wouldn't even have to put anything inside! The box itself would be gift enough!} Thank you for sharing.

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  6. Beautiful gift box. Love the colors, papers and all the embellishments. Lovely

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  7. Beautiful. I love all the layers. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Gorgeous!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  9. Your design and soft colors are dreamy. Lovely creation!

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  10. Your card is so lovely, Jo!

    I am now a follower of your blog. So very nice to meet you. Please stop by my blog sometime and give me a shout out!

    http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

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  11. This takes the cake!!! Absolutrly beautiful!
    The person who receives this is very lucky! Love it!

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  12. Love the soft colors!! Gorgeous! Makes me want to run out and get the new Just Rite x'mas set

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  13. beautiful! Thanks for sharing! I have enjoyed looking at your blog!

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  14. Your bag is beautiful! I love to give coffee and this would work perfectly...TFS. Loved this hop!!

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  15. What a BEAUtiful bag!! Seems funny to be using the word "bag" when this is so designer-worthy :)

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  16. How beautiful! I love the soft colors.

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  17. Your card is lovely and your blog is pretty too

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  18. Beautiful gift bag. Love the papers and soft colors.

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  19. Lovely card and great job layering!

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  20. Beautifully done! So pretty!

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  21. WOW! You did a beautiful job with that, Jo! So soft and pretty. I love the elegance and all the gorgeous details. Awesome job, gf!

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  22. what a beautiful bag you have decorated. just love this. Thank you for your ideas they are brilliant.
    Hugs Trish.

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  23. Wow...this is so soft and beautiful! I love the non traditional colors, and the gorgeous accents you have used!!

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  24. Wonderfully Gorgeous!

    Rebecca
    brrck@yahoo.com

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  25. great gift box. Very beautiful.

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  26. What a BEAUTIFUL creation!! I adore the soft and pretty colors! LOVE it!

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  27. I so want your gift box here, I dont even need the gift inside.... You have used such a soft color scheme , thankyou for sharing your talent and your beautiful project

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  28. What a beautiful gift box -- the soft colours and embellishments are just so lovely. Thanks for sharing!

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  29. love the soft colors of this card...so dreamy.

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  30. Last but certainly not least! Your box is beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

    Jenny L.

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  31. The box alone would be a gift; well done!

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  32. Beautiful gift project! So pretty!

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  33. Jo, what a stunning creation!! Each and every detail magnificent!!

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  34. LOve your beautiful holiday card! I should get started on making those myself! thanks for the inspiration!! ~Gin~

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  35. Absolutely fabulous!!! You guys are really bad for a budget!!

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  36. Love your card. The colors are so soft and beautiful and the way your combined all your elements make such an outstanding card. Thanks for sharing your inspirations.

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  37. How beautiful!!! Just LOVE your creation; such soft colours!

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  38. Simply love this card. Just gorgeous!!

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  39. Very soft and lovely card. Thank you for sharing.

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  40. Beautiful box...and it would be nice for any time of the year.

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  41. What a elegant looking gift bag. Luv it!

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  42. Your bag is both unique and refreshing. Nicely done! Thanks for sharing.

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  43. Beautiful gift bag. I love the soft colors you used.

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  44. you have my respect for your wonderful work Jo! you re super talented! I love your project and again i love the ornament die.

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  45. What a lovely piece! I love your soft and muted colors.
    R/

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  46. Wow - I don't think that's a gift box, I think it's a box that's a gift! Some lucky person will be too stunned to open it at Christmas. :)

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  47. the is so beautiful. lucky to get this!

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  48. LOVE this box Jo, so pretty and CC! ;-) luv ya girlie!

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  49. Beautiful job decorating the box!

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  50. So soft and delicate! Beautiful creation!

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  51. Very elegant indeed! Jeneen

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  52. I love the soft pink for your "Season" card...very pretty!

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  53. What a beautiful card - love the non-traditional Christmas colors - just a stunning design!

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  54. How delicate and pretty, without being "too sweet". I LOVE it.

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  55. What a great gift bag. Who needs a gift with a bag like that?

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  56. Such a beautiful gift box...LOVE all your details!

    Thanks so much for a chance to win this fabulous blog candy!

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  57. This box is a gift by itself. It is sooooo gorgeous.

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  58. Your card is so soft & lovely. The papers, pearls & bow make it a knock out card.
    Vciky Schmidt

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  59. What a wonderful card. The soft colors, elegant bling--I love it!

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  60. So soft & pretty!

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  61. A beautiful creation. All the different layers and embellishments make this gift box a gift in itself. Thanks for sharing your wonderful work.

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  62. What a Beautiful and well put-together card and very elegant looking.
    ColleenB.
    Everyone along the hop had made some very lovely cards

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  63. Very pretty! I like the touch of crepe paper behind the sentiment!

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  64. Like how you decorated the gift box.
    Yvonne

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  65. This is lovely. I can't imagine anyone throwing this box out. The colors are so dreamy.
    Sharon L

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  66. Super pretty, as per usual :) Mercy

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  67. Very pretty. Love the kraft and blue combo.
    God bless,
    PeggyS

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  68. This was so neat. I love it. Now I think I'm ready to start my cards. Thanks loads,
    Candy Meyers

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  69. This is a gorgeous project....now I am going to drool over all the other beautiful things I see on your blog!!

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  70. WOW!! What a gorgeous design, Jo....such soft, beautiful colors and I love the papers and details you added!!!!!

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  71. Awesome, soft, feminine design.

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  72. Beautiful card!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  73. What a delicately luscious card!!!

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  74. i love this goodie/BAG/BOX, it is so uber cute over the top shabbyluscousness!

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  75. I love your blog, and your box is so beautiful. Great to use the kraft with the soft pastels. Hugs

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  76. What a wonderful, gorgeous project!! Don't you just love the 5th Avenue papers? I love all of her papers tho!! Thanks for the inspiration - gives me some great ideas for my own little gift bags!!

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  77. sweet creations and love the soft colors!
    Susan

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  78. Stunning. Love the colors and all the details! The crepe paper is lovely. I'll have to try that!

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  79. So beautiful! So soft and delicate and at the same time so elegant! Well done.

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  80. What a wonderful gift bag! Your chose of the soft colors really sets it off for me.

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  81. What a beautiful card - so soft

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  82. Breathtaking, Jo! Love, love, love the vintage look!

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  83. Elegant. I love the softness of the colors and the vintage feel. Thanks for sharing.

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  84. I love all the layers. What attention to detail.Great job :)

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  85. Your card has a romantic feel to it, nice soft colours, fabulous elements!

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  86. Love the gift box. The colors are very pretty.

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  87. Love your shabby chick style. Very, very pretty!!!

    Thank you for sharing.
    Carol Froehlich

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  88. Lovely card, so soft & delicate.
    ~C8>

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  89. Gorgeous...You have managed to turn something plain into a work of art. Absolutely Stunning.

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  90. Gorgeous! So many wonderful elements!

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  91. Pretty...love the soft colors you used and all the detail.

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  92. Beautifully done. The color palette is so soft and feminine! Love this!!!

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  93. Hi, Jo! I love this gift box! Very romantic and beautiful! Thank you for sharing your creativity Blessings! Hugs, Magi

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  94. Shabby Christmas!!!!! Love, love, love it!

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  95. Love it!! Colors are amazing together! Thanks for sharing...

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  96. love the seam binding the second DT member to make me want to run out and buy some to play. Love your whole project, it's just like a pristine snowy Christmas morning. Christmas in June is so much better than Christmas in July.

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  97. Very pretty and soft. Which of course is the way you were going-but it is a nice change. Would be nice to receive in the mail. Great job!

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  98. So pretty, yet elegant -- from the paper to the white/ivory tones. love it.

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  99. Really? Sigh...I'm in love with this project! The color combinations are so dreamy. But I'm more impressed with how many layers and textures you have...I could spend hours adoring this project! Love it!

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  100. what a great embelished container. so pretty.

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  101. I love these new Just Rite stamps. Can't wait to get some of them.

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  102. Wow! This is beautiful! I love the soft vintage feel - wonderful!

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  103. very pretty and delicate. What a lovely 'wrapper' how could anything put into this bag measure up to the wrapping :) Its divine.

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  104. I love the soft colors with the kraft paper. The ornament is so beautiful!

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  105. I love your card. The colors are so soft and yummy! The design is beautiful.

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  106. Just gorgeous! LOVE the colors and layering and details! One of my favorites! TFS

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  107. What a great project!!! With very few changes they would make great party gifts/thank you gifts.

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  108. Love the softness of the card. It is simply gorgeous.

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  109. this is so pretty! i love your shabby chic style and the lovely soft pinks!

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  110. What a great idea! Gorgeous!

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  111. I just love this card very shabby chic! I am going to look at what else you have made!

    kaylynn_0419(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  112. Great project; love the colors. Thanks for sharing. Wonderful gifts in this giveaway!

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  113. Gorgeous gift box--I like the papers.

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  114. Thank You for sharing, on this beautiful project.

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  115. Love everything about your bag. Gorgeous! The colors are so soft and appealing.
    Shirley L.
    Roseville, CA

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  116. Wow gorgeous gift bag and somee fantastic pieces of art on your blog. Kezzy x

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  118. this is a beautiful gift box...love every little detail!

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  119. Very beautiful. Love the musical note paper.

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  120. This is so beautiful with the soft colors and pretty little white flower! :) So lovely!! Thanks for sharing!

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