Stamp of Approval – Lovely Notes Collection – Blog Hop!

Welcome to the final day of the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection Blog Hop! You should have arrived here from Ingrid’s blog!  If not, you’ll want to start at the beginning of the hop, where all the fun starts, Catherine Pooler’s blog!

Be sure to comment on every participating post on all three days of the blog hop for your chance to win one of these amazing boxes! If this is your first time hearing about Stamp of Approval, this is an exclusive collection designed exclusively for this particular box. The stamps and dies in the Stamp of Approval Collections are brand new on the market and won’t be released for individual sale for several months.  I’m thrilled to be a part of this blog hop with several of my Neat & Tangled teamies. There are two Neat & Tangled products in the Lovely Notes Collection!

Here’s a peek at the cards that I made especially for today’s hop!

My Thank You card is up first…I had so much fun designing this one!  This card features the Concentric Circles Dies (Neat & Tangled) along with Butterfly Notes.
The Thank you is so pretty…love that font and it was a perfect complement to the hip Concentric Circles Dies.  I ran the die through 3 times with white, green + yellow card stock and literally the green + yellow just fell into place.

If you’ve been following for me a while, you know that Green is my favorite color…one of my favorite color combos that I love to design with is Green + Yellow…throw in some pink and that makes me a happy crafter.

I couldn’t wait to ink up Fill-in-the-Blank Birthday:

This set is amazing and a must have in any stamp collection.  It will cover all of your birthday card sentiment needs!  I knew that I wanted to team it up with the gorgeous Lovely Lattice Background.  I stamped the background in Peacock Feather Distress ink and quickly ran a wet paintbrush over it.  I love the watercolor softness that makes the sentiment POP.

Here’s the complete hop listing:

Amy Tsuruta πŸ’š

Justine Hovey

For a chance to win a Lovely Notes Collection, comment on all three blog hop days!  There will be a total of three winner!
THREE commenters will be chosen at random from all the comments on all the blogs. The more blogs you comment on, the better your chance in winning!
Entries close on THURSDAY, July 14 at 9AM EST and will be announced on Catherine Pooler’s blog, later that day.
BUY the Stamp of Approval Lovely Notes Collection
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  • General Wait List gets the link at 10 am Eastern.
  • if they are not sold out on Thursday, July 14 general ordering will open at 9 am.

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Thank you
Stamps:  Butterfly Notes
Ink:  Black (Versafine)
Card stock:  Marshmallow (Bazzill), Daffodil Delight-Gumball Green-Strawberry Slush (SU!)
Accessories: Concentric Circles Dies, clothespin (Recollections)  

Happy Birthday
Stamps:  Fill-in-the-Blank Birthday, Lovely Lattice Background
Ink:  Black (Versafine), Peacock Feathers (Ranger)
Card stock:  Marshmallow (Bazzill), Black (SU!)

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363 thoughts on “Stamp of Approval – Lovely Notes Collection – Blog Hop!”

  1. Im loving the lattice background and the circles die, awe who am I kidding I love the entire collection!

  2. I am so excited about the concentric circles die! Everyone has a different spin and how to use it. Nice cards!

  3. Ooh!! I LOVE that sentiment!! And that background… very cool idea!!! Gonna use that one for sure!

  4. Fabulous cards with this awesome SOA collection! The Concentric Circles die is a must-have!

  5. I agree – I need that stamp set, and the matching die – and everything else in this box, I'm sure.

  6. I totally love the green + yellow with pink! I can't wait for my SOA box…only 1 more day! Thank you

  7. The design team cards are unique and creative. I like your color choices on the circle die card.

  8. I totally love your pink/green/yellow combination Amy. That card is so beautiful!! But I really love what you did with the watercolor lattice background. Gorgeous!!!

  9. Both cards are beautiful but my favorite is the blue one! LOVE that stamp and the blues are so pretty!! TFS!

  10. I really like the way you used the lattice background and could see more of it compared to being behind a card layer.

  11. You used my two favorite items in this collection, the lattice background and the circles die. Can't wait to get started with this set.

  12. Awesome technique with the concentric circles! I will make a similar card for sure once I get my box!

  13. I too love the green/yellow/pink combination. They look fantastic with the concentric circles die. Great card.

  14. Love your cards and how certain color combinations make you happy. Me too. Mine are blues, greens, purples and pinks.

  15. WOW… Amy, your cards today are fabulous with this SOA kit! thank you for the inspirations.

  16. Green is my favorite color as well… the color combo work so well together. Definitely love the font!!!

  17. The concentric die is my favorite piece in the kit. I love the card you made using this die. Colors are perfect.

  18. I'm so glad you joined the design team for the Lovely Notes collection, Amy. Both cards are fabulous. Love the groovy color choices for your concentric circles card and that bright green mini clothes pin is adorable on it! The aqua wash of color & lattice tone-on-tone stamping on your birthday card is so pretty. I too love the all the ways you can use that fill in the blanks stamp.

  19. The lovely lattice background stamp is doing EVERYTHING on this card!! love love love it!!! ~Danielle

  20. The lattice stamp is a great background for the fill in the birthday card. Teal is a favorite color of mine.

  21. Gorgeous cards! I especially love the concentric circles one. I can't wait to get the collection because of that die. So many ways to use it.

  22. Loving all the great cards being posted on the blogs….all the designers are so creative. Loving the background stamp. Great use of colours!

  23. I really love how everyone used the concentric circles dies. The color combination you used worked really nicely.

  24. So many variations to that Concentric circles die. Amazing! Also love the background stamp. Lovely cards.

  25. I love the pink and green circle card. Such a different idea. The back ground stamp looks great water colored.

  26. I feel so fickle! I keep changing my mind on my favorite product from this collection! Oh, heck! I love all of them and your cards are awesome!

  27. Love your color combination on the circle die card – very retro! Thanks for the opportunity to win this amazing Lovely Notes Collection!

  28. The circle die card looks very retro, while the other has the pretty soft blue lattice background. Very pretty! Thank you!

  29. Awesome colors in the first, and awesome background on the second! You rocked this collection, Amy!!

  30. Oh Amy, I love the turquoise background to made. Such a beautiful card. Pink and green have always been a favorite combo for me, so I love how you used in with that fantastic die πŸ™‚

  31. Amy, the Fill-in-the-Blank set looks like so much fun. I love all the fonts in the collection, especially the Thank You. So lovely. And the versatility with the Concentric Circles Die … can't wait to get that in my hands. I also live in Washington State …. the sunny side in Eastern Washington. πŸ™‚ Thank you for sharing all your creativity.

  32. Lovely cards Amy .. I love the background on the birthday card and the colour choices for the concentric circle thank you card . TFS

  33. Wonderful cards, Amy! Simple but dramatic. I love the idea of softening Distress Inks with a wet brush. It did make a lovely background for your striking black greeting.

  34. I'm so in love. With Concentric circles,&the background stamp.Amazing INSPIRATION.

  35. I'm so in love. With Concentric circles,&the background stamp.Amazing INSPIRATION.

  36. Amy, Love the cards, they are so pretty! I love how retro in color and style the Thank you card is along with the cute clothes pin. The Birthday card is just lovely with the Aqua Lattice Background; it looks almost like fabric…LOVE IT!

  37. Ooooooooooo Lovely Lattice rocks as your background for the Birthday greetings. It's going to be so much fun exploring this collection. thanks for sharing your work.

  38. I love your awesome cards! You are making me want this collection even more! Is that possible ?!??!

  39. I think my favorite card was the birthday card because of the watercolor look of the background. Thanks

  40. Love the watercolor background of the second card. Your color choices for the Thank You card are inspiring. Thanks for the tips.

  41. The pink, green yellow combination very nice with the concentric circle die:) I also love the lattice background stamp. Two of my favorites. Thank you for the lovely cards.

  42. I am totally loving the Concentric Circles Dies, has been so fun to get so many ideas on how to use it. Love your design with it

  43. Such pretty cards! I love the lattice background. And the circles on your other card are really bold and striking.

  44. The dies and stamps just work together so great. Can't wait for release.
    Your cards are fab. Thank you for sharing.

  45. Beautiful cards, Amy!! I absolutely love the colors you combined on the concentric circles card!

  46. Beautiful cards! You used my 2 favorite times of the box, the concentric circles die and the background stamp! Love it

  47. Amy these are really pretty and inspiring cards. I love the contrasting colors in the first one and the birthday stamp in the second one.

  48. Great cards Amy. Everything in this collections looks irresistable and so much fun. Cant' wait to play.

  49. Beautiful cards, love the vibrant color combo on the concentric circles card and the soft watercoloring on the birthday card!

  50. Your cards are awesome, Amy! The first one is so you, with a bit of op art… at least that's how I see it :). Love the contrast on the second card, the water color over the pattern, and the super gorgeous sentiment!

  51. Fantastic cards, I can't wait to work with the concentric circle die, you have made a great colour choice with that one.

  52. Beautiful cards! Love the lattice background on the birthday card! Very pretty! Thanks for sharing!

  53. Love the contrasting colors with the yellow and green! You used two of my favorites from this collection! The circles die and the lattice background!
    Great cards!

  54. Amy both cards are very vibrant. I especially love what you did on the Birthday card, with the background stamp. πŸ™‚

  55. Great cards. Love that concentric circles die and the lattice background. Love all the products and am anxiously awaiting the SOA release tomorrow. Teresa Rawnick

  56. I continue to be amazed by the use of the concentric circles die. The color combinations, and the variety of uses for it throughout the three days of blog hops. Thanks for sharing your talent.

  57. I have a friend who loves all things teal. Your peacock ink would make her day and the saying describes her as well. Both your cards are amazing. This blog hop and the prize are so much fun. Thank you for the inspiration.

  58. I really liked the bright colors. That concentric circle die
    Is so cool. I cannot wait to get it.

  59. Gorgeous cards Amy! Love that background stamp with the fill in the blank sentiment which always makes me smile when I see it!

  60. Your cards are very pretty. I just love the softened look of the lattice background stamp. Well done!

  61. I love both of your cards! The concentric circles die is to…die for! And I'm really loving watercolors. Thanks for the inspiration.

  62. I'm really loving all the ways the background stamp is used. Really don't ever need patterned paper again! Lol well maybe want but not need! πŸ˜‰

  63. Very pretty cards Amy! Cant wait to order this new collection! Thanks for sharing your projects and inspiring us all!

  64. Very pretty. The concentric circles die will be a must-have in my stash! I see so many possibilities.

  65. Hi Amy ~ You've used two of my favorites for the backgrounds on your lovely cards. The Concentric Circles Die (green is my favorite color too!) and the Lovely Lattice B/G stamp makes such spectacular statements on your cards and I totally love them. Thanks so much for the inspiration! ~HUGS~

  66. Really nice cards. Love the Lattice Background you used for
    the birthday card. Can't wait to receive the SOA and start to
    play around with everyones great ideas!

  67. I love that color combo on the first card. I would have never thought to put those shades together…awesome! I love that background stamp and that color makes me feel like the beach! Beautiful cards!

  68. Love love love the green/yellow/pink concentric circles! It reminds me of one of my very favorite mini skirts from the 70's! I will definitely be putting this idea to some good use πŸ™‚

  69. So love the concentric circles die and all the ways everyone has found to use it. Lovely cards!

  70. That background stamp is fabulous in blue. Love the bold sentiment against blue background

  71. Pink and green. … my absolute favorite colour combibation!!!! What a pretty card you've made. I'm thinkin' I'll be CASing that one! !!!

  72. 2 beautiful cards Amy, I love the second more bit more, as I love that background stamp, and you chose awesome colors to do this one, great showcase!

  73. Can't wait to get my hands on these, you all make them looks so fun and versatile. Great cards!

  74. Love the cards! Just itching to try the dies and stamps. The collections has so many wonderful toys to be played with! πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing with us!

  75. Hmmm I may have to steal that color combination of green and yellow. Not something I would usually do but I'm digging it! Thanks!

  76. Green is in my top 3 favorite colors too. Also purple and…blue I guess. Both look great, concentric circles die here I come!

  77. I love all the creations…so much packed in the box and I am really excited they are so easy to mix and match.

  78. Love your cards! Hope to win, but if not can't wait to order and receive my box. thanks for sharing.

  79. Your designs are bold, bright, and beautiful! Looking forward to making some cards! Thank you for sharing!

  80. You sure are scoring on the gigs! YAY for you πŸ™‚ — Love the font of the thank you

  81. I love the idea of washing a brush over the background stamp – gave it such a nice look. Thanks for sharing.

  82. Love both cards but the first with the concentric circles die is just wonderful. Thanks for the inspiration!

  83. Both cards are awesome. I'm kind of a pink and green fan so the color combo is a win win for me. But that BG stamp is honestly my favorite piece in the SOA Box. I think I've said that to almost all the designers because almost all of them used it. 😬 It's my fave. The possibilities are endless. TFS!

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