Sunday, October 16, 2016

Brighter Days are Coming Your Way

Happy Sunday!! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!! How can October be half over already??


I have a couple of cards to share with you today that I created for a very special cause. My sweet friend Becca of The Damsel of Distressed Cards is hosting The Hop to Stop, a blog hop to raise awareness for victims of domestic violence.


Becca is an such an inspiration and I hope you'll stop by her blog to read her story and then join me in supporting her very important cause.


I used Lemoncraft Everyday Spring papers for this card. A Memory Box Distressed Windham Collage die was used in the top corner.


Tucked among the Wild Orchid Crafts Pretty Flori flowers are Memory Box Chloe Stems, Elizabeth Craft Curvy Leaves and Impression Obsession Foliage. The beautiful crinkle ribbon is Pure Love from the Valentine Bundle at DL.ART.


A Spellbinders Decorative Labels 1 die was used to hide the sentiment tag. The butterfly is a Fiskars punch. The lace and cheesecloth are from my stash.


The tag is a Sue Wilson Pierced Tag die. I thought the sentiment was perfect for this hop. It's from My Creative Time's Be Awesome set. I finished it off with some white acrylic paint using a Tim Holtz Splatter Brush.


Because I can never make just one card, I made another in pink :) The papers for this one are from Lemoncraft's Neverending Summer stack. The rest of the details are the same except for the beautiful ribbon...it's my favorite - Sweet Love from DL.ART's Valentine Bundle.


Another perfect sentiment for this hop...Never Give Up is from My Creative Time's You Matter set.


I am entering this in Becca's hop and the following challenges:

1) Hop to Stop - Anything Goes Using Purple
2) Little Scrap Pieces - Show It Off Saturday


Thanks so much for stopping by!! Have a great day :)

79 comments:

  1. Magic cards! I love colours and all details! This butterflies are amazing :) Hugs :)) Ola

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  2. What a gorgeous set of cards Lisa, and so very inspiring!
    Hugs
    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  3. Beautiful cards, Pretty Flori look so gorgeous here :)

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  4. Stunning cards Lisa! The colors you used are so beautiful and those flowers are absolutely gorgeous! This is a wonderful cause you are supporting!

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  5. These are stunning, they would make anyway put a smile on their faces just having them. Love all the pretty details and gorgeous layers on them.

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  6. Beautiful Cards & Tags Lisa! They are so elegant and the papers are simply lovely! LOVE all the Embellishing - This is a FANTASTIC cause to support! Wonderful projects sweet friend! Have a Fabulous DAY! :)

    Theresa
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations


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  7. Gorgeous! I so wish I had your style! Your creations are always lovely!

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  8. Awwww... This couple of cards is just fabulous, Lisa!! They are both a great sweet tribute to the cause of the Becca's Hop!! The purple one is so vibrant and the sentiment is full of Hope!!! Just perfect!! Fantastic design - as always! - and so delicate details! The frame and the embellishments are fabulous!!
    Love the pink one, too, with that gorgous butterfly and the colour of the Chloe Stems!! Adorable both! I can't choose a favourite! :D

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  9. Lisa your cards are not only gorgeous but each sentiment is perfect and just the right message for STOPping Domestic Violence. Blissful Creating Dear...

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  10. OMG, Lisa!! These cards are beautiful and elegant!!! I love the gorgeous papers and colors!!! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  11. wow, this is pure magic - I could watch and admire your cards forever ... yes, perfect sentiments!
    hugs xx

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  12. Wow absolutely beautiful - beautiful flowers and love the border and beautiful background thanks for sharing!!!

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  13. Hi Lisa - what stunning cards - love the flowers :)

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  14. So beautiful, Lisa. Fabulous creations. xx

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  15. I am loving this post Lisa, for a good cause and I thank God each day I have not encountered this in my life. Stunning cards and the most beautiful flowers added...love it... {aNNie}

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  16. These are beautiful! I love these flowers! I'm glad you linked to the hop to stop. It's a very important issue. I will be getting my card done too. Hugs, Robin

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  17. Oooh simply love the gorgeous display of florals in both your cards...divinely beautiful !!!

    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  18. Pure flower magic. These are so beautiful once again, Lisa.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  19. Just Gorgeous!!! I love everything about these cards- love the sentiments on the pull out tags. The DP's look like distress ink - love it! The flowers and ribbon and the cheesecloth, and all of the fabulous dies- make for 2 beauties! I will check out the hop and try to join in for such a great cause.

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  20. They are both gorgeous as always! LOVE your attention to details. Fabulous layers and textures. LOVE!

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  21. Loved the pink and purples...good to know it is for a cause.

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  22. These are gorgeous! I love the beautiful papers, design and sentiments on the tags...beautiful :)

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  23. Alk thd cards look absolutely stunning! Love those dreamy papers from Lemoncraft.

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  24. Oh, Lisa, these are drop dead gorgeous! So super creative and so beautiful, as always, my friend! I adore your amazing colors on both of your cards and the design is simply stunning! Your layering and your flower arrangements are fantastic! Spectacular cards! Big hugs to you! Branka xx

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  25. These are so beautiful Lisa, I love the flowers and the butterflies!!
    Kevin xx

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  26. wonderful details and a fab design, totally loving it !!

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  27. These are simply gorgeous! Love the pattern papers & the florals you have used. Amazing layering & love the distressed look :)

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  28. How gorgeous those blooms look and the pps ! Beautiful cards Lisa !

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  29. Oh how I've missed your amazing creations Lisa sweet friend! Thank you for stopping by and wishing Mum and myself well . . . it meant a lot! Can't stop now I'm afraid, I am off to sort out some more things that she had got into a muddle with because of the Sepsis (she'd be mortified if she knew about it all), until I have a little more time, take care and have an amazing week! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  30. Oh wow Lisa - these cards are absolutely stunning! Sorry I haven't been around - I had a short holiday. Thanks so much for all your supportive comments on my blog <3

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  31. Wow, wow, wow! Stunning cards, each and every one of them Lisa. Wishing you a wonderful week my friend. Crafty hugs, Sandra X

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  32. WOW WOW WOW Lisa!
    These are both absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!!!!

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  33. Hi, Lisa! Your cards are beautiful (as always!). Love the gorgeous flowers! Your cards always have so much dimension and texture! I came off my blog break so I could support the hop. It's a very important and personal issue for me. Thank you for supporting it too!

    I took a peek at all of your gorgeous cards since I've been on my break! Those coffin-shaped Halloween cards are AWESOME! Love your Tim tag and other Halloween card! I really enjoyed looking at your vacation photos - what a beautiful trip you had! I bet it was hard to come back!

    I'll be back to regular blogging next week! The Cat Lovers Hop starts on the 24th so you know I can't miss it!

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  34. Your cards are so amazingly beautiful. I love both of the colors and the flowers are so pretty. You always have such awesome details on your cards.

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  35. Lisa these two are gorgeous! The flowers are sooo pretty and as always the layers, butterflies and ribbons add just the right dimension and beauty!! You are a master my friend ;) Hope you have a wonderful week :)

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  36. Lisa your cards are absolutely gorgeous! I love them both! What a wonderful cause this is!

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  37. two AMAZING and luscious cards... seriously i cannot stop looking at all the details! ♥

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  38. These are both so lovely Lisa! I just love these beautiful layers and am glad to see you making a card for Becca's worthy cause. These are amazing! Big hugs, Autumn

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  39. OMGosh--absolutely stunning cards!!! I am always in awe of your gorgeous cards, especially in my favorite colors of purple and pink :)

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  40. Lisa, both cards are exquisite, the purple one is stunning - made all the more special because of the worthy cause it was made for! I do hope Becca gets a tremendous response to the blog hop! Hugs, Anne xx

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  41. Absolutely stunning cards. Love all the pretty dimension. And when you have a winning design, I say use it over & over! Beautiful sentiments. Whoever receives these cards can't help but feel loved. :-)

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  42. Your cards and tags are absolutely beautiful Lisa as is the colors, flowers and embellishments!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  43. Your cards are lovely Lisa! Your papers are stunning and look at all the yummy details! Spectacular layers, gorgeous flowers and love all the foliage tucked beneath! So pretty, as always my friend!

    Hope you had a great wknd! I was able to get some things done on Saturday. Sunday I was a couch potato, just didn't feel well. Still feeling a little off today so laying low :( I am trying to get Arya's class treats done for their Halloween party next week and then scrambling to get some of her b/day favors done. Does it ever slow down, hehe?! I hope you are all caught up from being gone from vaca...it's hard to get back in the swing of things when gone. I swear it takes me like a month to get back on a schedule,lol!
    Have a great day~
    Sherrie K

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  44. Am enjoying seeing the purple cards that are part of this wonderful 'cause' hop. Yours is beautiful, with the lovely flowers, dies & layers that you do so stunningly. The purple colorway is gorgeous, and ditto on the pink. Good for you at doing 2 cards while you have the supplies to hand & are in the creative mood! TFS & have a great week. Hugs

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  45. These are just stunning, purple is my favorite color and your pink is fabulous too, what a great cause this is, it was amazing last year.

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  46. love our gorgeous cards!
    so pretty colors and flowers!
    lots of hugs
    have a nice day

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  47. both color versions are absolutely GORGEOUS!! :)

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  48. Lisa, these are Stunning with a capital S!! Those big blooms play so perfectly with the shabby chic prints. LOVE! Thanks for creating for the Hop to Stop and raising your voice for victims of domestic violence.

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  49. Gorgeous cards and you've achieved such depth with that die-cut.
    It makes me think of a gate leading on to a garden!
    Bravo Lisa!
    Hugs~

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  50. Thank you for the link Lisa. We are opening a women's emergency shelter in my town, so this is an issue that is important to me.

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  51. Such stunning cards!!
    So pretty, I love the pull out tag and the flowers. gorgeous.

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  52. What an excellent cause. Your cards are beautiful and the sentiments are lovely. Have a great week.
    April

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  53. Simply amazing cards! They make one think: That can't be paper! The flowers and details are lovely and the sentiments very fitting!

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  54. Beautiful Lisa, I love what you did with both cards fabulous my friend!! have a blessed day!!!

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  55. Absolutely jaw- droppingly beautiful card!!! :) :)

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  56. WOW Lisa these are stunning, your eye for colour and detail is awesome I always drool over your creations, excellent work
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  57. Are you back in the groove after vacation???? You cards sure are. They look fabulous!! The colours are so pretty with all the terrific details.

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  58. Oh my! both of these are absolutely STUNNING.

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  59. Wow... wow... wow!! These are gorgeous... jaw dropping... inspiring...

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  60. Wow! These are amazing! I love the layering and colours you chose - and those flowers are gorgeous. What a great cause to be supportive of!

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  61. WOW!! Such amazing creations!! The flowers are just gorgeous!!I love the fun textures, layers and pretty pearls.I love the hidden tags with the wonderful sentiments.Stunning job my friend!!
    Absolutely beautiful!
    Have a blessed day my friend,
    M'
    Crafting with Creative M

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  62. Such beautiful cards for such a wonderful cause. The matching tags are wonderful with sentiments that are uplifting.

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  63. two beautiful card Lisa. I love the up lifting sentiment. This is a card that will give someone hope. Have a great day.

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  64. So lovely! You do such beautiful work, Lisa! I'm in love with that sprig in the upper left corner! Love that! Super job! Love the patterned paper too!

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  65. A big Wow! So gorgeous & stunning cards! You have arranged everything so beautifully! Love these cards! And love those gorgeous blooms & bright colours!
    Big Hugs!
    Priyanka

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  66. These are stunning! Love the color combos and how you've tucked the message behind the focal point.

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  67. Wow....Really Beautiful cards Lisa! Love the hidden message tag! Have a wonderful day!

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  68. Wow! These cards ooze with goodness! I love every inch on both cards!!

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  69. Stunning layers and floral additions! TFS

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  70. They are stunning card. Anyone would love to receive these. As always your use of embellishments is perfection. Love these.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    ♥ MCC Shop ♥

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  71. Super awesome cards and the color combination is unique!! Love those pretty flowers and the way you placed then on your card...Lucky receivers...

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  72. Super awesome cards and the color combination is unique!! Love those pretty flowers and the way you placed then on your card...Lucky receivers...

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  73. What a wonderful card. I love purple. Domestic Violence is a cuse close to my heart.

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  74. What a wonderful card. I love purple. Domestic Violence is a cuse close to my heart.

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  75. WOW, these are so stunning Lisa, and what a great cause!

    Have a super day!
    Shelly

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  76. These are all so stunning. Such beautiful cards.

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