SOA: The Holiday Magic Collection Blog Hop


Welcome to the Blog Hop for the brand new Stamp of Approval box, The Holiday Magic collection!

Today the Stamp of Approval Designers are sharing all kinds of cool and fun projects featuring the new collection.  And this SOA box is FULL… and I mean FULL… of all kinds of amazing holiday inspired stamps and goodies.

Here is the really simple card I am sharing today.  I’m calling it my “Little Charlie Brown Tree” card as you can probably see why.

And I created a short video on how I created my card today.  I hope you enjoy!


COMMENT TO WIN A BOX!
Catherine is giving away TWO Stamp of Approval "Holiday Magic" boxes of goodies to one lucky commenter... SO COMMENT on each blog post for your chance to win!

Check out what Catherine and the SOA Team have made for you today...

Allison Cope – you are here!
Isha Gupta - visit here next!   
 
Thanks for joining me today.  Happy hopping! 

~ Ally ~
 
Supplies:
Ink: Stormy Sky, Faded Jeans, Salty Ocean (Distress Inks), Versamark
Paper: Solar White Cardstock (Neenah)
Accessories: Sheer Shimmer Spritz (Imagine Crafts), Detail White Embossing Powder (Stampendous!), Picket Fence Distress Paint

392 comments:

  1. I had to smile at this take on a Charlie Brown tree! So cute!

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  2. This is gorgeous! Love!

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  3. Oh too fun! Sweet card.

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  4. What a lovely card! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. What a fun use of the tree

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  6. What a clever idea. Love your card!

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  7. Love your inking! TFS

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  8. I love the snow drifts! Perfect!

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  9. Love the toothbrush stars! I was wondering how you did that!

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  10. Very pretty! I loved the simple tree.

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  11. So pretty! And it is so cool to see how you all use the stamps so differently! Love it!

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  12. Wow those blues pop love n&t

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  13. Beautiful blue on this one!

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  14. A great job on the video and card.

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  15. Lol! When I saw this card I had to laugh. It reminds me of my little Christmas tree my grandson brought me last year. He was only 4. Love the background on this card. Excited!

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  16. Love the gorgeous background.
    This reminds me of Charlie Brown Christmas.

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  17. Ditto on the Charlie Brown Christmas. Love it.

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  18. What a great Christmas card, so simple and striking.

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  19. Love how you did the sky and snow background.

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  20. What a cute tree, I love it!!

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  21. What a cute idea. Love the little Charlie Brown tree. All the extra detail you put in looks great.

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  22. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card!! Great tip with the toothbrush!

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  23. Beautiful card!! Great tips!

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  24. So cute! I love that tree stamp!

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  25. Ally fabulous video!!! Love that charlie brown tree!!

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  26. I love that background. Beautiful snowy scene. Those stamp sets I can't wait to use.

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  27. That tree is too cute!

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  28. Love it! thanks for the masking idea!

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  29. OMG! the sponging on these snowy rolling hills! Be still my heart! I love this little tree!

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  30. Your starry sky is just beautiful. I never thought about using the toothbrush.

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  31. First thing I thought when I saw that tree stamp was Charlie Brown, very cute great job

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  32. Your inking is just wow!!

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  33. Beautiful! Love the sky and those snowy hills. Fantastic card ♥

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  34. This is such a great modern card. Love the tree.

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  35. This tree stamp is one of my favorites in the box, would love to win! Pretty card!

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  36. What a fun little Christmas tree. Makes me smile.

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  37. Love the funky trees. Shannon shannonpratt66@gmail.com

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  38. This card is beautiful...I just love it.....hugs from KY......Laura

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  39. Reminds me of the Charlie Brown tree I had one year. Awesome card

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  40. Cute Charlie Brown Tree!

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  41. LOVE the clean look of this card. So well designed.

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  42. This card totally reminded me of Charlie Brown. So sweet.

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  43. Love this card. Your video is filled with great techniques - first time I have seen the toothbrush technique. Can't wait for my kit to try out this card.

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  44. Very nice! Love the tree!

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  45. Beautiful card. Thanks for showing the techniques 💐

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  46. When I first saw this stamp set, I thought of using it for a Charlie Brown Christmas tree, too. So cute!

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  47. Great card and video Ally! I love your Charlie Brown tree!

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  48. Blue is my favourite colour. Loved the use of the tooth brush.

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  49. Such a cute and festive card. I would love to try this technique with the little Charlie Brown tree. Thanks for a fun design.

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  50. What a cute little tree. Love the font on the words too.

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  51. oh WOW!!! made my eyes pop! this is gorgeous!!

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  52. I thought the shimmer and stars were a great touch. Love the now hills too!

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  53. Lovely card! Clean and elegant!

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  54. I love the snow covered hill, I want to try that :)

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  55. Cute and funky little scene Ally. Love what i've seen of the collection so far!

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  56. Your card is so pretty - I like the winter scene.

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  57. Thanks for the toothbrush tip. I hate big, messy splotches!

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  58. Love the background with the tree. The toothbrush stars are a good idea! Thanks

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  59. Yeah! I love the Charlie Brown Christmas tree!

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  60. I see your beautiful projects on SCT's blog and this one is another beauty. You have made a magical scene with the stamp sets/

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  61. This card is so simple and pretty! I love it!

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  62. Allison, I love your Charlie Brown tree!!! Thank you for the video.

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  63. Love this card- can't wait to try it

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  64. Charlie Brown tree on a beautifully done background. So cute, Allison. Love it!

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  65. This card is fabulous. Your snow looks great.

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  66. Really sweet card and kit!

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  67. Beautiful Ally!! I love the color you chose for the night sky. Great video!!

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  68. Such a cute card, love it!

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  69. OMG! Love this card. Thanks for the tip about the toothbrush. Can't wait to give this card and technique a try.

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  70. WOW!! That is such a way to use stamps! What a different and BEAUTIFUL technique! LOVE it!!

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  71. Feelin really festive now x

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  72. Beautiful card love the toothbrush technique thanks for sharing.

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  73. Your Charlie Brown tree is adorable...such a pretty card!
    ~c

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  74. I love this card! The Charlie Brown Tree, awesome.

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  75. Love it! The Charlie Brown tree and the snowbanks are awesome!

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  76. Nothing says Christmas like a Charle brown tree. Love it!

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  77. Love the colours. pretty card

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  78. i love the charlie brown tree!! its gorgeous in white! thanks for all the gorgeousness DT!!

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  79. So many ways to use this tree!

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  80. I really enjoy seeing your process through the video, beautiful card. Love the pop of white against that background. Thanks for sharing.

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  81. Cute and simple! Love the Charlie Brown tree effect.

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  82. Thanks for sharing the video, love your Charlie brown tree, it made an awesome card.

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  83. The tree is so cute, love your card !!

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  84. Love the hill technique.

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  85. What a sweet tree! And love that blue background.

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  86. Love the Charlie Brown Tree!

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  87. I'm still amazed of how many different ideas people come up with. It blows my mind. Love it.

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  88. too cute love it have loved all the cards so far cant wait to get my box!!!!

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  89. love the idea, and when I saw the card my first thought was Charlie brown and Christmas. Thank you, took me back to my childhood. Love Christmas time. Wonderful card.

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  90. What a cute idea! I love your card!!!

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  91. Love the toothbrush tip!!

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  92. Gorgeous! Love that deep blue sky!

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  93. Gorgeous card!!! Thank you for sharing the tip about the toothbrush!!

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  94. hey there.. such an awesome so-catherine-like!!:) style of card.. awesome masking tech... thanks for a gr8 card celebration for this event.. CeLeBraTe... its your day to shine..

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  95. Lovely card! Cute little tree.

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  96. I love this little Charlie Brown tree! The color is beautiful.

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  97. What fun making a Charlie Brown Tree and love the bright sky behind it! Thank you for sharing!

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  98. Your card is super sweet!!!!! Love the wintery nighy background you created for that cute tree :)

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  99. Great use of the "Charlie Brown" tree!!!!

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  100. Beautiful! So nice of you to share exactly how you did it. Really like the card and colors.

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  101. I love your card! very creative making the tree white

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  102. What a fun card.
    Plain and simple and so pretty.
    thanks for sharing.

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  103. Lovely card Allison along with another great video! Thanks.

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  104. I love the wintery blue evening sky!!!

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  105. Sweet card, Allison!

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  106. That tree is just so cute, and could be used for several different occasions. Beautiful card.

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  107. Very pretty...love the background.

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  108. I just love this design and layout. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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  109. love the toothbrush idea!

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  110. love the fun tree and the scene you created.

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  111. Great card! Love Charlie Brown...

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  112. I love the Charlie Brown Christmas tree!

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  113. :) Precious idea to use the Charlie Brown tree. love the blue sky and snow look! awesome!

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  114. Love the blue and the delicate sparkle makes it stunning - thanks for the video share too 😊

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  115. Love the blue and the delicate sparkle makes it stunning - thanks for the video share too 😊

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  116. Great technique. I absolutely love the fonts in this collection! Also, this is the greatest Charlie Brown tree ever!!!

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  117. Oh I just love that starry sky background! Beautiful!

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  118. Beautiful card love the blue sky and those great hills.

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  119. Very nice CAS Card. And the sparkle makes it even more special.

    Hugs
    Chris B

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  120. Love the blue and the Charlie Brown-ish tree! Cute card!

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  121. YES, YES, YES at that background sky. SO very good. And of course the snow shading makes this card so good.

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  122. I love the Charlie Brown tree! Pretty card!

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  123. Allison - lovely! I really love the variant colors. I am a sucker for snowbanks!! Thanks for the idea!!

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  124. Hi Ally ~ Such a sweet and clever card. The beauty of photopolymer stamps is the ability to manipulate them on the blocks. The background is gorgeous, both the night sky and the snow. You've taken care of each detail and I love it,

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  125. This card is so stinkin' cute ......... and I mean that is the best possible way. I'm in love with this tree. Your card layout is wonderful. Thanks for making me smile.

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  126. Love the card. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  127. Love this card....so pretty!

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  128. That tree is so cute- it says Christmas all over.

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  129. Thanks for the video, I loved how you created the hills.

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  130. Love the hint of bue on the hills!

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  131. Cute love the color

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  132. LOVE that card...the snowdrifts the colors....the tree. Adorable!!

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  133. Love the Charley Brown tree, thanks for showing me how to do the snow drifts!

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  134. So pretty. I love how you did that sky!

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  135. Simple but elegant card!!

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  136. Pretty pretty pretty. Will have to come back later to watch the video.

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  137. Loving the whimsical tree and the glittery sky!

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  138. Your card is beautiful

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  139. OMG! What a fun card. Love the Charlie Brown idea... so stinkin cute! Thanks for the video too I really enjoy watching the creative process.

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  140. Love Charlie Brown. Cant wait to CASE.

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  141. Love the extra zing with the toothbrush technique and the shimmer spray. Great card!

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  142. I love how this Charlie Brown theme Christmas card! Thank you so much for sharing!

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  143. I love the idea of bending the tree. So cute

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  144. Super cute!! Love the Charlie Brown tree!! Beautiful sky that you created!!

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  145. Love your night sky and snow banks. What a lovely cool holiday card!

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  146. The night sky is adorable. Thanks for inspiration.

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  147. This tree stamp is adorable! I love the blue you have used in the background!

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  148. Very Cute! I love it!

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  149. Love the creative idea with the tree!

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  150. I LOVE your little Charlie Brown tree card...it is gorgeous!! And your shading is fabulous...thanks so much for sharing!! :0)

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  151. Love your Charlie Brown Christmas Tree using the kit. Must get kit! :-)

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  152. So glad you showed us how to do the stars! Thanks for the video!

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  153. Love your video for this card! Thank you

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  154. Each card keeps getting better and better. I love the white tree on this one with the background. Such a great idea!

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  155. Beautiful card! I love the snowdrifts and sky. Thanks for the video and tips!

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  156. Really cute scene and gret take on the Charlie Brown tree.

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  157. Charlie Brown trees were my Mom's favorite. Love this card and the back ground specks you made with the tooth brush :)

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  158. Love it!
    Simply whimsical and gorgeous!

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  159. Love it!
    Simply whimsical and gorgeous!

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  160. First thought...Charlie Brown...love this one :-)

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  161. Love the simplicity in this card

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  162. Love the Charlie Brown tree idea....and thanks for sharing you toothbrush "trick"....love it and plan to try it when I get my SOA box.

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  163. How cute! I have always wanted to do a Charlie Brown tree! Looking forward to this collection!

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  164. awwww... such a cute card! Love it :D

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  165. Love your card Ally, that stamp is my favourite!

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  166. Love the blue and white theme card!!!! Can't wait for box to become live!!!!!

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  167. That is a cool card can't wait to get my holiday box

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  168. Great Charlie Brown tree! I can't wait to order my box!!

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  169. Love your Charlie Brown Tree!!

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  170. Beautiful blues for your Charlie Brown tree, love this card and technique!

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  171. Charlie Brown tree idea is great! I can't wait to make a couple of cards with this idea.

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  172. Such a cute Charlie Brown-like tree! Love it.

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  173. I love the feel of a crisp winter night
    and the cute Charlie Brown tree is
    perfect!

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  174. LOVE the soft snowy scene.

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  175. I love your Charlie Brown tree! The blue colors are perfect! TFS

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  176. Adorable use of the tree!

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  177. beautiful card the tree is so cute.

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  178. What a beautiful card. Clear blue starry night looks amazing thank you

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  179. I saw Catherine use that tree and ornaments, its just so adorable, lovely card :)

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  180. I just love it!!!!!!! the colors are to die for keep up the good work

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Thanks for brightening my day. I read each and every comment.
Hugs,
Ally.