Friday, September 12, 2014

Pinque Peacock September Blog Hop

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Hello to all of our Pretty Little Peacocks
Welcome to Pinque Peacock’s
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We hope you will enjoy your time as you hop and that you feel
inspired to create after visiting the Talented Pinquettes' Blogs!
This hop will showcase projects that have been created using some of the
wonderful Handmade products and merchandise that are always available at Pinque Peacock.
We are thrilled to have you joining us this month!

During the hop, you will see some past favorites, oldies but goodies, and get a glimpse of some NEW products as well! Feel free to browse the shop for amazing deals on tons of craft supplies and great handmade embellishments to use in all of your projects!

Our Monthly Hops are a great way to see the Pinque Peacock Products in action and to get your creative imaginations in "Full Speed Ahead" mode!

     Good morning, I am so delighted to have you stop by and see my project for the Hop. If you just came from Kimberley then, if not, You'll want to be sure to see her wonderful project on her BLOG
     In keeping with our theme of Stamping and Journaling, I decide to create a card for my Husband who has a birthday coming up Tuesday. First the base card. I used a beautiful card stock from the Shop. It has a wonderful sheen to it and is a great weight. All projects should start with a quality base. You can find this and other card stock  HERE.

     I chose this wonderful sailboat stamp and colored it with my Copic markers. I have both Certifications from Copic and sadly I don't use them nearly enough so this was a wonderful challenge for motivation. I have noticed people using colored pencils lately and thought I'd add a little tip here. After you color your image try using Gamasol with a small blender over the areas you colored. It blends the colors in and makes it look like watercolors and gives a nice blended look. You can find gamasol in the art department at your local craft store.

     The background paper is Thomas Kincade and went so well with the scene I was trying to create. If you follow my blog then you know I love dimension and this card was no exception. I had gotten some sparkle gel pens from Jess so I used them to highlight the clouds and the waves. Just a few touches adds so much realism! I also used the Glaze black pen to make the birds stand out.

     Did you know the Pinque Peacock carries these pens? You can get them in the Shop HERE
     The journal part was simple. I used Tim Holtz words, short and sweet but to the point don't ya think? I finished this off with some Bakers' twine and Voila my Hubby's card is done.
     Your next stop on the Hop is Rebecca and you don't want to miss seeing her project. However you might just want to check out the information below to enter your project in our September Challenge, who knows, you just might be our next winner!!!

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Our SEPTEMBER HOP will focus on the theme of our Monthly Challenge!
This month at our CHALLENGE & LINK-UPS BLOG is
~~**Stamping & Journaling**~~

Snag Our Badge

Please join us this month and LINK UP your Stamping & Journaling project to win some awesome goodies!
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Products will be added to the SHOP
for you to Purchase and start creating your very own

Are you Ready to See these products IN ACTION?

After hopping, we would LOVE for you to visit the
Pinque Peacock Shop and Fan Page on FB to stay connected!

!!!!Now, let's talk about the
One winner, who has hopped and visited all of the PINQUETTES BLOGS of our Pinque Peacock SEPTEMBER Stamping & Journaling blog hop and followed the RULES BELOW will win


Here is How*:

1 – Hop to ALL of the stops in the Blog Hop and comment at each Pinquette Blog.
(Lineup is below)

3 – Follow EACH of the Pinquettes’ Personal Blogs who are participating as Hop Stops.

4 - COMMENT at the Facebook Page telling us what you liked most about the Hop

5 - BECOME A FOLLOWER at the CHALLENGE & LINK UPS with Pinque Peacock Blog
(Link Below)

*You MUST do ALL of the steps above
to be included in the random drawing for the prize.
We would hate for you to lose out on winning just because you didn't follow these easy rules :(

The Hop will remain open until Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 17th, at 8:00 a.m. EST.
The random drawing will be held sometime during the week that follows and announced by Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 24th.

Now, if you find yourself Hopping off the Path , you can use this
Lineup to get back on the Right Track . . .

Pinque Peacock ~
Heather ~
Kimberly ~
Mary ~
Rebecca ~
Rhonda ~
Laura ~

Challenges & Link Ups with Pinque Peacock ~

Thank You for hopping along and we hope you have Loads of Fun!
Peacock Love
Crafty Hugs
~ Jessica, The Quirky Queen


wannabcre8tive said...

A fabulous masculine card.

Donna K said...

oh my gosh this is so lovely, Mary! that sailboat image is beautifully done. you know i'm such a card nut so this is right up my alley. pleasure hopping with you ladies today! happy friday.

An'Jenic G. said...

Mary your hubby is going to love love his card. I love your coloring and how clean and simple your card looks.

Beth F. said...

Your card is so wonderfully masculine! I really love how you colored your sailboat.

Unknown said...

Aww thanks for the beautiful comments ladies!

Julie Odil said...

This is beautiful, Mary! I looooove that sailboat!

cghundley said...

Your card is so
pretty and lovely
painting on it.
Carla from Utah

Laura said...

Mary absolutely gorgeous card..