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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Prima Doll Blog Hop - Week 3: Fall

Happy Tuesday and welcome back for the third week of the Prima Doll Blog Hop!!

We are in the third week of a four part HOP and the rules are very simple. Each Tuesday throughout the month of August we will be sharing creations made with a variety of these fabulous Julie Nutting Prima doll stamps to inspire you.

All you will need to do is hop to each of our blogs (links are below) each Tuesday in August and leave us a comment. Be sure to include your email address because on August 30th we will EACH BE GIVING AWAY A PRIZE. We will be sharing what our individual prize packages are on our blogs.

REMEMBER … you will need to comment EACH TUESDAY to qualify for the prize! AND … if you share our hop info on your blog, your name will go in twice towards the prize. WAIT THERE’S MORE! If you become a follower/subscriber you get a THIRD CHANCE!!

For my Spring Project, click HERE
For my Summer Project, click HERE

In staying with my theme from the last two seasons, I created both a seasonal mixed media canvas and tag.

This is another 8x 10 canvas. The papers are from K&Company's Que Sera stack. They were applied to the canvas with Claudine Hellmuth Gel Medium. Acrylic paint in orange and red were applied next and spread with a credit card and the partially removed with a baby wipe. The tree branches are a Crafter's Workshop stencil. Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste was used through the stencil and then the branches were painted with Twinkling H2O's. A charcoal pencil was used to outline the branches for more dimension. The leaves are from Tim Holtz's Autumn Gatherings die. The wheelbarrow is handmade, with a Spellbinders Sprightly Sprockets die.

The Julie Nutting doll was stamped on old book paper. Her outfit is from the Que Sera paper. She was popped up with foam tape and outlined in charcoal for definition.

And because I love Halloween, I had to make a Halloween-themed tag :) The tag is a Prima Mixed Media tag and it has been brushed with a black Gelato. The owl is from Tim Holtz's Mini Halloween #3 set, and the spider is from Mini Halloween #2. The moon was created with a yellow Gelato. Happy Halloween is from Mini Halloween #3, as are the trick or treating kids in the background. The flourish is from Mini Halloween #2.

My witch is definitely a good witch :) Her hat is hand made and the layers of her dress were applied with foam tape for dimension.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Craftin' Desert Diva's #13 - Anything Goes
  2. DL.Art - Thankful Thursday - August Anything Goes
  3. Sunday Funday - August Linky Party
  4. Just B Creative Crazy - Just Because Linky Party
  5. Fun-Day Friday #13 - Anything Goes
Blog Candy!!

So far, I'm giving away one of Julie's newest doll stamps, Mia, as well as a Prima Mixed Media Tag Pad. This week, I'm adding a pair of Julie Nutting Doll Wings stamp set.

All you have to do to be eligible to win Mia, the tag pad and wings is leave a comment on each Tuesday post (4 total). If you share info on our blog hop on your blog or facebook, you get another entry. And if you are or become a follower/subscriber, that's another chance to win. You can count these every week for extra entries...but be sure to leave a comment for each additional entry. And be sure to stop back next week...I may add a little something more to the giveaway :)

The next stop on the hop is the amazing and talented Diane of Nellies Nest. Here's the entire line-up in case you get lost along the way or want to revisit anyone:

Dar - Dar's Crafty Creations
Mary - Primitive Seasons
Lisa - A Mermaids Crafts <YOU ARE HERE
Diane - Nellies Nest 
Mindy - Mulberry Mindy
Joyce - Scrap For Joy

Thanks so much for joining us today!! See you next Tuesday for the final week of our Doll Hop and our winter doll projects :)


ParkNSlide said...

I'm a follower of all the blogs, have posted your hop on my blog: http://paulettesapaper-artzy.blogspot.com/2013/08/prima-doll-blog-post.html and also on a Prima Doll swap on Splitcoaststampers. Fall is my favorite season and your color choices are lovely representatives of autumn.

Edilza Teixeira Scrap e Artes said...

Oi Lisa!!!

Amei os TAG's!!! Parabéns pelas belíssimas criações.

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Norma Gomez said...

OMGosh, right projects!! I love, love, love the tag :D

Norma Gomez said...

Thank you for your well wishes for my fur baby.

DIANA L. said...

Super job on all Lisa!! How fun!!
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes August Linky Party. Have a great weekend my friend

Hussena said...

What a fabulous canvas and tag! ...I never seen these prima dolls used so innovatively ..Loved your idea and awesome work :)

Karen said...

My sweetest friend, it always amazes me (but doesn't surprise) that you use products so differently from anyone else. Your creativity is such a joy to behold! This canvas is bursting with Autumn's splendor. :o) The colors and design are gorgeous, as is the star! :o) She is so beautiful and I love the paper stack you used for this project. Such a brilliant choice. And your tag is creative and marvelous as always... sometimes I just completely run out of things to say to you! Exquisite work, my dear Lisa. I hope you have a happy and sparkly day! :o)

Hugs and blessings!

Diane said...

Lisa~Lisa, my goodness, these are both stunning!!! Love the canvas, the colors, the stencils, the papers you chose, everything!! The tag is awesome as well, and what a creative idea with the dress and the trick or treat kids in the background, I have learned a lot from you my friend!! Can't wait to see your next weeks projects, too!!

Scrap for Joy said...

As always, you've gone above and beyond with your projects, Lisa! Your work is always beautiful and every week you continue to wow and inspire. Thanks for all of the tips you provide...I definitely have to be looking more at the Tim stamps. I love the way you used the stamps in your witchy tag and hot pink hair..zoink!

Darlene said...

WOW! Super fantastic my friend! LOVE the wheelbarrow on your canvas ... what a fun touch! And your tag is AWESOME ... LOVE her dress! You are so talented! I am having so much fun with this hop! Have a great day!

Karon said...

Oh my - wonderful and inspirational. Love how you had altered them - the canvas is fabulous and love the witch! TFS

Tracey said...

Oh Lisa.....WOW what BEAUTIFUL projects. You are such an inspiration....I really enjoy my visits to see your work of Arts :)

snappy scrappy said...

You never cease to amaze...love your fall canvas...and that little witch is too cute for words!!!

Pam said...

Ooooooo, these are gorgeous!!! I especially love the Fall one , the colors are beautiful and the swirl of the witches dress is fabulous!

Nana said...

Beautiful Lisa. I love the colors of the first one. The second one is my favorite. I love the 3D effect of the dress and the spider hanging from the tree is too cute.
Have a creative day.
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Primitive Seasons said...

Love your pieces this week Lisa. I really like the tag with the Tim Holtz trick or treaters at the bottom. Great job!


Sherrie K. said...

Absolutely incredible work on these Lisa! WOW, WOW!!! I love everything about the canvas! The Prima doll is fabulous and would love to work with these one day. You have showcased them so well!
The tag is so fun and festive for Halloween! It would look so cool on a package or gift bag! I bet it's hard to give those away...it looks like you have a lot of time into it even though you make it sound so easy! LOVE, LOVE this Lisa!
Have a super Tuesday my friend!
Sherrie K

Unknown said...

I love the great color in the first project! The colors of fall are just gorgeous :) I think it's too cute how you turned her into a stylish and classy witch for the 2nd project - very clever.

Best crafty wishes!
Staying Crafty

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow love these again Lisa. So darn creative! The design, the color combos are just fantastic. You are rocking...Enjoy your happy day!

Dee Burns said...

Lisa, only you could put a pretty girl and a wheel barrow together and make it beautiful. The canvas is stunning. The Tag is so cute...I love the little kids behind the beautiful girl...super...as always.
Have a great week!
Dee B

Alvina said...

Hi Lisa, I love your Fall Projects but I have to say that the tag for the Halloween is my favorite, thanks for sharing.


Beebeebabs said...

Love your work as always tfs!!!

~Tammy~ said...

Gorgeous!!! These are so unbelievably cool!

MiamiKel said...

Squee!!!! Oh my goodness, this is ever so delightful! I love love love the FALL and you have made these dolls just burst off the screen with color and design! The 'witch' tag with the long flowing dress is brilliant!! I'm having a blast hopping along with your seasons and was salivating to see what the Autumn post would be - smiling ear to ear!!

Mulberry Mindy said...

Beautiful canvas, my friend! I love your colors and textures with the tiny leaves and branches, and the wheelbarrow is amazing! Your witchie tag is also a treat, with the layers of her dress and that hair! Wow, simply gorgeous. Have a great week, Lisa! and thanks for all you do!

Crafty Moni said...

Lisa your canvas card and tag are fabulous! I love Halloween too, and your tag is adorable. The layers you gave the dress really added a lot of detail:) Thanks for the inspiration:)

Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
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Crafty Moni said...

I'm already a follower, and so happy to be one. You always inspire me with your projects:)

Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
Monica L.

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Crafty Moni said...

Shared the blog hop on Facebook. Yay!

Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
Monica L.

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Shelly Schmidt said...

I love the colors of the first project- loving the colors that are not typical of fall, and all of the details- including the wheelbarrow. Loving your 2nd project with the Witch and the burst of color in her hair. Awesome!

Cely said...

these are so cute! there's so many colors and patterns and textures!!!

jessica said...

WOW WOW WOW!!! Totally LOVING your projects my friend! That fall project is stunning and I am totally digging your tag :)
Awesome job!!!!

Jennifer Scull said...

both of these projects are amazing! I love these stamps so much and am thrilled y'all are playing with them all month! I need to get caught up on the hop....

Yoshiras time to craft said...

OMG how creative.love her as a witch.Love the colors on the fall project.

Createology said...

Three Fall themed dolls and each one so very fabulous. The attention to details like the charcoal outlining and the dress dimension really brings them alive. Her witch costume is perfect. This is a wonderful hop...thank you.

Debbie K. said...

Lisa, your projects are INCREDIBLE! Love, love, love the witch tag. All of your creations are outstanding.
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SiskiyouSue said...

Beautiful! I am loving these dolls more and more, you can do so many different things with them.

Mary Ann said...

Love your canvas!!!Beautiful!!!Awesome tag!!!Have a Blessed day!!!

Joanie said...

Fabulous projects and colors! Thanks for telling about all the shadows you created and how. LOvely work.
I am a follower but no blog. Do I post the blog hop on my FB page once with all the stops or post it several times.

Davi said...

Wow Lisa your canvas is stunning! Those rich fall colors, the awesome tree limb and leaves are amazing! I love the way you did the Prima, she is beautiful! Your tag is sooo awesome also my friend! I love the hat you made for her and that way you popped up the parts of her dress makes beautiful dimension! Fab job on both :)

Joanie said...

I posted the Prima Doll Blog Hop on my FB site.
Joan Cornell, San Antonio TX

Dr Sonia S V said...

Love the way you made the black dress so dimensional Lisa
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Holly AKA KopyKat said...

So cute!!! Love these fabulous designs. I'm a follower. hollysilva911@hotmail.com

gracescraps@gmail.com said...

What a beautiful fall canvas and you totally rocked your girl!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

Garden of Grace

Linda said...

Really cute ones this week! I'm really enjoying this blog hop! LSmithRN62@yahoo.com

kris said...

Love this hop! Really like ur Halloween tag!

Maureen Morton said...

What great creations, and they fully demonstrate the breath of your amazing skills. I love the idea of the charcoal for added dimension. I'm always learning something here. Thanks!

Kate said...

All I can say is WOW your creations always take my breathe away. Just Awesome, love the dimensions, textures and colors you used and the Details are Amazing like always.

Indy's Designs said...

Breath taking! You just amaze me! I so love the witch (and wishing my waist a bit more like hers!)

Unknown said...

You continue to amaze me. I love it!!! Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Anything Goes“ Linky Party. Have a great week my crafty friend.

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yyam said...

Oooooh...love the textures and details on your canvas Lisa! And how fabulous is that Halloween tag! I must say I've been really enjoying your creations with these Prima dolls!

Gretchen Wilson said...

Wonderful, wonderful, I love the witch lady, ready to haunt the night.

Enderby said...

You are so amazing. I love the dress on the doll. It adds movement almost. Thanks for sharing.

Debbie P

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Gorgeous canvas, such bold colors! Love the layers on the dress tag, looks amazing! Carri~Abusybee

Kellie 0:) said...

Oh Lord your creations are GORGEOUS. Love love LOVE the good witch's dress :D TFS and for joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

VanessaB said...

two absolutely fabulous works of art! the canvas is amazing and that witch dress is so cool.

Migdalia said...

Have a wonderful day my friend,
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Cathy said...

Fabulous Lisa, as usual!!!!!

Kathy Salido said...

OMG,these are fabulous. Love them both, but my favorite is the witch, she is gorgeous!!!


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