Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Queen of Heart 2015 Blog Hop - The Future is Uncertain


http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2015/QofHJan15_EaselFlourishEmblem_TheFuture.html   
Above are my contributions! Two versions on using the same stamp...

Welcome to the
Quietfire Design Queen of Hearts Blog Hop!


Here is our Blog Hop Schedule and the dates each designer will be posting (Click on each person's name to go to their blog):

Jan 19 - Kathy Jo and Diana
Jan 20 - Sherry and Yogi (that's me)Jan 21 - Yvonne and Teresa 
Jan 22 - Wanda and Robyn 
Jan 23 - Suzanne 


For a chance to win a Quietfire rubber stamp (Don’t be shy!) leave a comment below before midnight Sunday January 25th, 2015. A winner will be randomly chosen from my list of comments and the winner's name will be posted on Quietfire Creations shortly afterwards. If you haven't done so already, go back and leave comments on all the designers Queen of Hearts blog posts!

IF YOU ARE ANONYMOUS - MAKE SURE THERE IS SOME WAY TO CONTACT YOU SHOULD YOU BE A WINNER...

Good Luck! 

If you want to see more details and instructions etc, just click on any card image. Enjoy

ID: QofH Jan/15 - EASEL FLOURISH EMBLEM - THE FUTURE
http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2015/QofHJan15_EaselFlourishEmblem_TheFuture.htmlsize: easel closed 7"w x 5"h
Using Cuttlebug "Flourish Emblem die by Anna Griffin as well as an eCut design to create the easel with a bit of fussy cutting... and Marianne Design center detail, all from white cardstock and embossing with either clear or Pearlescent embossing powder.

Hand made lace flower on front and felt flowers as the stoppers on the inside.



http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2015/QofHJan15_EaselFlourishEmblem_TheFuture.html
card closed

ID: QofH Jan/15 - PEACOCK FEATHERS - THE FUTURE
http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2015/QofHJan15_PeacockFeathers_TheFuture.htmlsize: 5"w x 7"h
Using Spellbinders Classic frame die and popping it up using corrugated quill cardstock. A Darice "Brick Wall" embossing folder, Spellbinders "Classic Heart" set and "Peacock Feathers" set. Negative of the frame used on the inside with masking and repeat stamping for the background.

inside card
Flower beads adhered to wire thread and an enameled heart


As I mentioned above, click on any card image to see more details and descriptions etc. Enjoy


http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2015/QofHJan15_PeacockFeathers_TheFuture.html

http://yogiemp.com/HP_cards/MiscChallenges/MiscChallenges2015/QofHJan15_EaselFlourishEmblem_TheFuture.html
and fits for these challenges:
Either card...
Crazy Challenge  #189 embossing
The Pink Elephant  #282 Love
Frosted Designs  (something new- stamps, embossing folder, die cuts)
Tuesday Throwdown  #228 embossing

White Easel card...
Incy Wincy Designs  #278 easel card
Stamps Fun Creativity  #233 Lace

Inky Impressions  #192 Monochrome
All Sorts Challenge  #294 spring flowers
Papertake Weekly  use 3 or more different shapes (5 shapes)

Peacock Feather card...
Simon Says Stamp Challenge  for a guy
Sweet Stampin Challenge  for a guy
City Crafter  #245 Feathers
Crafty Sentiments  for a guy
Loves Rubber Stamps  #135 things starting with "B" (beads, brickwork, beige, bling)

ANYTHING GOES
Craft Your Passion   #245
Dreamvalley challenges #98
Love to Scrap Challenge  #46
Aud Sentiment Challenge  #123
Little Miss Muffet  #102
JW ScrapShack  #71
SisterAct Card Challenge  #90
TTCRD  #20 -26

129 comments:

KVencel said...

Oh my goodness! So many wonderful things on these 2 cards: texture, color, swirling letters, flowers, sparkles. Absolutely beautiful designs! Especially love the lace flower on the first card. 😍

Jackie said...

I love love love the easel card! It's stunning with all the texture and lace, I am sure it is amazing to touch!!! Thanks for the inspiration :)

Charity Chamberlain said...

Eeeee! I LOVE both of your cards! Absolutely gorgeous!!

adziamar said...

amaizing projects, I loooooooooove it

Janis said...

Absolutely exquisite!!!! Love all the fancy die cuts and the subtle colors on the white. Beautiful!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

Pam said...

That easel card is stunning! Just drop dead gorgeous. Love them both.

Colleen Howell said...

I really like both of the cards, the easel is beautiful but the other card is just as pretty

SuzieJ said...

What a gorgeous card. Love the vintage look and very lacy feeling with your choices of dies.

Sue D said...

Very elegant cards. I like the dies you used and the flowers.

CraftyJo said...

They're both beautiful, I especially like the second one :)

Heather Thompson said...

great background on the second card. thanks for the awesome projects today

christi said...

wow, both of these are so pretty. I hope I don't have to choose between the two. you showcase the sentiment beautifully and I love all of the texture.

Jean said...

Absolutely amazing cards!

Anne said...

Wow these are just gorgeous! I really love the second card with the peacock feathers! You have created such depth and interest with such little colour! White is so classic and beautiful! Bravo!

manateegirl said...

Classic white is perfect to showcase the layers and textures . . . very creative!

Gina Furman said...

Both of these cards are stunning! The easel card is so elegant. I really like how you used the cut out from the stamp and colored it to add to the front of the card! The coloring on the peacock feather card is beautiful! You have a great talent!

Saundra A said...

these cards are just beautiful! So inspiring!!

Diana Nguyen said...

Two beautiful creations and they are both gorgeous on the inside and outside! That's like 4 pieces of eye candy! :) Brilliant that you used just the Love on the front of the easel card.

donna sherman said...

I love BOTH of the cards!! Learned how to do the easel cards, and now have a new design for one, thanks to you!!! And the sentiment on these cards is BEAUTIFUL!!! Great job on these!

Mickey Drake said...

I love your easel card Yogi. It's 'lacy' without the lace! :)

D.Ann said...

Lovely! Thanks for the reminder to do something on the inside, too... I often forget that.

Mary Holshouser said...

I love to make easel cards and the edging on this one is beautiful.
Great sentiment.
The embellishments are wonderful.
thanks for sharing

Sherry Cheever said...

Beautiful cards, Yogi!

barbara macaskill said...

Both of these cards are gorgeous! LOVE the depth on the second one and the sentiments on both are so true! TFS!

Ina Good said...

Yogi both cards are gorgeous and my Favorite is the easel one!

donna said...

beautifully done

Christi Conley said...

I have been a fan of yours for years & years - I even have some art from you that I received in a swap. Your talent inspires me :)

Jutta said...

The first thing I thought when I saw that wonderful new stamp was how the Love could be used as a stand alone and here you've used it and it's fantastic. Lovely cards Yogi! :)

Beth Gibson said...

You did a great job using the stamp to make such different and detailed examples!

BarbaraW said...

I love both of your cards. They are so beautiful.

cghundley said...

Wow are these
charming or what?
Lovely work on
both of them.
Carla from Utah

Josie said...

OK, I am in love and scrambling to see which of the dies you have used that I own. The cards are beautiful, beautiful cards. I just love them. Thanks so very much for sharing. You really are talented.

Jean Bullock said...

This is seriously WOW! Both cards are stunning. You used so many awesome techniques on these cards and the insides are beautiful as well. When I get home from work, I am doing some serious pinning.

Crafty Aunt Dee said...

Amazing and beautiful with all the great texture and layers. Love how you used the center of the stamp on the white card as part of the top of the card and the brick background card is wonderful with the beautiful feather. Great wor!

Crafty Aunt Dee said...

Amazing and beautiful with all the great texture and layers. Love how you used the center of the stamp on the white card as part of the top of the card and the brick background card is wonderful with the beautiful feather. Great wor!

Kathy Eddy said...

These are both just fabulous. I can't pick a favorite! Awesome cards!

~ginny said...

Thanks for sharing your project & creativity with us at Aud Sentiments Yogi! Love the depth and texture on this project!
~ginny, Aud Sentiments DT: [#123 - ATG ]
Owner: RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

Chris said...

Such stunning cards! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
Chris
x

Therese said...

Love the beautifully sponged main "LOVE" element!! So many delicate die cuts!!

Therese
www.tmalakart.blogspot.ca

newfiecrafter(Marilyn) said...

Both cards are gorgeous but I especially like the easel one .

Rachelle Olaridge said...

Gorgeous cards. Love the elegant details. Thanks for playing along with us at Frosted Designs!

LeeBeth said...

Your cards are so elegant and give a Victorian feel. They are a delight to look at --- and would/will be well received by any woman.

Rebecca Billard said...

Both of your cards are beautiful. Love the lace flower.

gail said...

both card are beautiful. love the easel card especially.

Janet L. said...

Both of your cards are so elegantly beautiful!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

These are so beautiful! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

McStamper said...

Wow! Love your amazing cards.

peaches234 said...

I almost forgot to post as I was looking through all your other postings. So lovely. Thanks.

Joann6274 said...

Oh my!! These cards are so elegant and gorgeous! I really love the easel card! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Jo's Funday Friday Challenges!

Hugs,
Jo
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Beach Girl 115 said...

Both of your cards are beautiful, but I especially like the colored "LOVE".

Cathy Hanes said...

Beautiful!! I am CERTAINLY in LOVE with these sentiments!! Thanks for sharing such beautiful cards!!

Cherished said...

Gorgeous Cards. Thanks for sharing at Frosted Designs.

Judy said...

Your two cards are soo pretty. I really love the second card with the textures and die-cuts you used. Thanks for sharing with us.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Very pretty, all of them!

Candy said...

Hi Yogi,
Both of your cards are wonderful!!!
Love all the wonderful extras you have done i.e. embossing, die cuts, buttons etc.

Dawn S. said...

These are both gorgeous! Love the die cutting, embossing and the sentiments.

Leslie Miller said...

Two cards beautifully done with those gorgeous dies! Oh, my, these are divine!

Hjeannie1 said...

Great cards Yogi.

Linda Chidster said...

ELEGANT, DELICATE, & GRACEFUL!!!
L O V E IT!!!

Teresa said...

Wow both of your projects are just beautiful. Love that vintage look on both and the brick backround looks amazing too. Thanks for sharing with all of us!

Karen Letchworth said...

This is absolutely beautiful, Yogi. I enjoy your art, and would really LOVE to have you stop by and share your sweet creations with us at Word Art Wednesday. Our challenges are always Anything Goes, we offer great prizes and lots of fun. I hope you will join us.
Karen
Word Art Wednesday
www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com

Yvonne said...

Both cards are absolutely gorgeous!

Ros Crawford said...

Absolutely gorgeous cards!! I love those feathers!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!!

TracyM #6773 said...

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING cards Yogi - they are DELIGHTFUL, inside & out!!!
LOVE the SWEET sentiment, DELICATE layers and BEAUTIFUL elements in them both!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

jcobb said...

They are both so beautiful, but I think I prefer the peacock feathers. Lovely details on them both!

Lori Apgar said...

Gorgeous cards!!! Lovely new dies :) Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs!!

Felicia Aaron said...

Both of those cards are just beautiful! I really like how, to me, they represent the "pureness" of love! Just beautiful!

Becky said...

wow, both of these are just stunning. I own that die you used on the second one and after seeing this I am going to pull it out :).
Beautiful sentiment.

stamper said...

Gorgeous cards Yogi! I would not be able to pick a favorite!

C. M. Taylor said...

What a dynamic set of cards! Your creative juices were really flowing and mine are in overload just looking at all the layers, details and design details. I love it . . . all!

Sheree Timmermans said...

oh Yogi.. these are beautiful cards! love the easel design and the way it stands up against the flowers and the second card... I am a huge fan of feathers! Such a wonderful touch. Thanks for the inspiration!!

jenn shurkus said...

beautiful cards!! i'm a little late in my commenting but wanted to thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp!

MagsB said...

Wow, these are two absolutely gorgeous cards! So elegant and romantic! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

love Mags B x

Con said...

WOW what a gorgeous card...anyone wold so love to get this. The design and work in it shows the love you put into it. The quote from Quietfire complements it so well. thanks, con

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

The handmade flower is really gorgeous, what a stunning lace. Your cars is so beautiful with amazing dies Yogi. Thank you for playing along with us at Through The Craft Room Door and we hope to see you again soon.

Hugs,
Asmah
[TTCRD DT Member]
[Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Blog]

Brandi R said...

Stunning cards! Love all the detail and the colors....so elegant ♥

Sue said...

Such gorgeous cards thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin ..Sue DT x

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful cards! I love the layers and textures! Lovely sentiment stamps and details!

Janice said...

Once again, you showcase a card with so much talent. I love them both, but was also very impressed with the inside of the card, stamped and layered with the die, really professional finish.

Lynne Walker said...

Beautiful card. thanks for joining incy wincy
Lynne DT x

jimlynn said...

BOTH of these are absolutely stunning!!! WOW! Thanks so much for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week!
Lynn

*Vicki* said...

These are two very stunning creations!! I love the elegance of the embossing on them! Thanks for sharing with us at Tuesday Throwdown Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

Froggietalks said...

These are stunning cards Yogi.

UTs Hobby Time said...

Fantastic creation. Beautiful design and layers.

Shirley said...

They're both so very elegant! Thank you for sharing.

Maria Alder said...

wow these cards are amazing.Love everything you have made,TFS

I'm a Little Teapot said...

Amazing cards, Yogi! You really knocked these two out of the park! Such lovely colors and design!

jonim52 said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Love Rubberstamps.

Its In Our Hands said...

I really need to learn how to do an easel card. I especially Love that card. Thanks!

Bon Neeley said...

Beautiful cards, So romantic

Mary Morgan said...

what an artist you are!

Evelyn said...

Your cards are so lovely. Thanks for sharing.

C. M. Taylor said...

What a wonderful way to showcase your designs. I love the tent card the best! Both are special.

grammypat said...

Love your cards and Ireally appreciate that with just a click we can get the instructions. Thanks for the inspiration.

grammypat said...

Love your cards and Ireally appreciate that with just a click we can get the instructions. Thanks for the inspiration.

Kate B said...

My goodness, both cards are fantastic!

America said...

Gorgeous work-fab use of detailed cuts and elements. Lovely all around.

dorothy harrison said...

I am not sure which one I love most - but possibly your easel card... unbelievably beautiful. Thank you for inspiring the rest of us!

Ann Chuang said...

What a fabulous creation!That easel card is stunning!Thanks for playing along with us at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
Ann DT

Nancy Carroll said...

Gorgeous and wonderful inspiration. Shows off the stamp.

Shanna Shands said...

Stunning cards. So pretty and elegant. Thank you so much for playing at Loves Rubberstamps!

Bonnie Irvine said...

Fabulous use of dies and embossing folders. The texture is awesome. I love the tone on tone look as well. Thanks so much for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Craft Your Passion. I hope we see you again soon.

Stella said...

Shabby chic and elegant.A lovely take on our challenge. Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

Linda Lofton said...

Absolutely gorgeous work! Thanks for sharing.

Lynn c said...

Both of your cards are just gorgeous! Thank you for all the beautiful ideas! ☺

Lynne said...

Yogi - Love both of your very lovely cards. Thanks for sharing.

Carolina Kathy said...

Two gorgeous cards! They are perfect for Valentine's Day or an upcoming wedding! :~) Thx so much for sharing your creativity.

Gail Dougherty said...

Your cards are amazing! What beautiful creations they are!

CAJ30 said...

An amazing display of texture.

Charmaine Stack said...

Both your cards are exquisite, Yogi! Love the multi-colour stamping, too.

Sheila said...

Gorgeous cards! Love the use of the dies!

Anonymous said...

These dies are outstanding. Sure makes nice cards for the lovely sentiments.

Sonia said...

What beautiful cards!

Jan Castle said...

YUM!!!! Beautiful layouts on your cards...love that each looks so different - but you used the same items!
Paper Hugs,
Jan

Joni said...

So hard to pick a favorite, but I believe the feathers nudge me just over the the divide. Lovely, lovely work - thank you so much for sharing!

Joni

TRK said...

Your cards are really elegant!

Bidgebug2002 said...

Another 2 stunning creations.!!! These I would put in shadowbox frames and keep them forever on my wall :)
Thank you for sharing
Norma N

Anonymous said...

Love your work Yogi - always have. Lynn J. moolabanda@hotmail.com

Karen Wilson said...

I have always loved easel cards but this one is breathtaking in its femininity.

Beth Akins said...

As always, you've done an exquisite job with your creations!

SharonH said...

As much as I liked the first card, when I scrolled down to the second card, it took my breath away. I've always been a sucker for a window on a brick wall with flowers beside it.

Nance E Salkeld said...

Oh Wow! Two totally gorgeous cards! Thanks for sharing at The Pink Elephant Challenge!

Judy Stevens said...

Love the white on white!

Paper Panda said...

Beautiful projects! Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments!
Mandy x (AS DT)

Dusty Rae said...

Love these cards so much! Especially all of the detail on the easel card. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog :)
~Dusty Rae
Dust Makes Rainbows
LTSCB DT Member

Clare said...

Both cards are amazing! Beautiful work!

Lady Sharlyne (Charlene 'White Deer' Heathwood) said...

Love them both and they are beautifully serene feeling. Well done.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are gorgeous!! Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs!!!

vickienipp said...

wo! I love this stamp!!! thanks for the inspiration!!