Sunday, 16 December 2012

OSAAT Blog Hop - #144 Use a digi

The theme for this Blog Hop is' Use a digi' so I'm sure you'll all join in over at the challenge blog One Stitch at a Time. Come and join us and have some fun hopping from one blog to the next to check out all the DT cards. Comment on each card on the hop and you could win a prize from any of the blogs. The winning comment on my blog will receive the backing  papers - they are by Panda Bear over at Stitchybear Digital Stamps Shop. So even if you don't win my prize you can still buy them for yourself and at the same time check out all the other great digis on offer. We have lots of fantastic creators and their images are wonderful. I love making my cards from their images.

I coloured the Park Bench image with my Promarkers, using the metallic Promarkers for the trim on the dresses, and then framed it with a Spellbinders grand nestie. When it was still in the die I edged it with Distress Inks to give the effect of grass and sky. I used two Memory Box dies to cut the tree and the whimsy circle and I used another of Panda Bear's papers for these. The backing paper has beautiful golden circles on it with a glittering star effect so I added Cosmic Glimmer gold pearl drops to enhance some of the stars. It looks quite effective but I'm not sure that my photograph shows them off very well.

Now this is the list of my design team buddies and the order in which you should 'hop'. You can find their individual blogs if you click on their names on my sidebar  If you've started here then check the list and catch up from the beginning:-

Choccy DT Coordinator

If you're at my blog now you should then move on to Trisha's blog, here.

The challenge runs from 16th December 2012 to January 5th 2013
For this challenge there are  three or four ways to win:
1. People can hop, they MUST leave a message on every DT blog. and collect the letter or number on each blog before emailing Choccy with a complete phrase upon completion of the hop. This winner will win the full set of images used. There will be a freebie for everyone who enters and completes the blog hop.
2. Everyone who comments on my blog has the chance to win the papers I've used on my card.
3. They can enter the usual challenge using a Stitchy Bear image and can win .......a full set of images in blog hop
4... or use a non Stitchy image and win 1 element from the blog hop
All winners will be announced at 11 am on 6th January. So many chances to win so come along and join us and have some fun. You'll see some great work from the other design team members along the way.

I have a number to share with you so see if you can spot it above.

I'm entering this card in to the following challenges:
Stamping Sensations - TREEmendous
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes
The Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes
Love to Create - Anything Goes
My Grafico - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine Challenge - Anything Goes
Everybody-Art-Challenge - Anything Goes
Lady Anne's Challenges - Anything Goes
Hiding in My Craft Room HIM CR76- Going Digital

Merry Christmas everyone.


  1. Hazel this is fabulous, love the image and layout. Caroline xxx

  2. How exciting for me to participate in the first ever OSAAT Christmas blog hop!!! Lovin' your use of these digi papers with your beautifully colored park bench image on this pretty card. TFS and Merry Christmas to you! Hugz, ~ Rose

  3. Love the card, Hazel. This is the first time I have done a blog hop, so don't really know what I'm doing! LOL!

    Going to go over to Trisha's blog now.

    Love Joan xx

  4. Really wonderful card Hazel, love the colors and the details of the amazing dies!

  5. Very pretty. Love theirs green Dresses.
    Hugs Nat

  6. Like the sweet digi & the way you colored it. Almost did not see the character on your blog that I'm collecting. Thanks for your wonderful comments on my OSAAT entries. Excited I won the challenge this wk for $9 digi prize. Thanks for entering MFP SS with your wonderful Christmas Tree cards. Thought I'd let you know about another challenge at Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR76 in which the challenge this wk is Go Digital. Please enter & let her know I sent you. Merry Christmas!
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  7. Wonderful card. My first time doing a blog hop. Looking forward to taking part. Thank you Hazel x

  8. Gorgeous, Hazel. I love that image, and those papers are fabulous - and just goes to show, they don't have to be used at Christmas time!

    Wishing you all the very best for the Festive Season!

  9. Such a beautiful image you selected and match the gorgeous papers perfectly. Wishing you a Peaceful Christmas. Jennie xx

  10. The image is precious and I love the background. Great job on your card. Merry Christmas :-) Ho, Ho, Ho


    CraftyGirl Your Sister OSAAT DT

  11. This is a beautiful card hazel and such a sweet image of the girls. Hope your keeping well
    x catherine

  12. Such a lovely card Hazel...
    Thinking of you...

  13. So pretty! Love that background too. Best, CG

  14. Lovely card - great image and I adore your cut-out tree :-) xx

  15. Yet another first time blog hop Hazel!
    Do love your card - great colours..

    Barbara xx

  16. Gorgeous papers and the image couldn't be sweeter. WOW on the delicate die cuts, too. xxD

  17. That image is so cute. I love the way you have enhanced the papers with the pearls -looks fab. cheers Linda

  18. Gorgeous image and beautiful colours. Merry Xmas hugs trisha x Dt buddy

  19. Lovely card Hazel. I wouldn't mind winning those papers, they look great.