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

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Melissa said...

I think this may be my favorite card yet in the hop. It's incredible!!! Lovely job, Allison!!

Unknown said...

I love Charlie Brown's tree!

Unknown said...

Very pretty card. I love it

All My Love Crafts said...

So simple and so darling!! Just love that beautiful sparkly blue backdrop too!! Thanks for sharing this inspiration! ~Annie

helenbrendan said...

Beautiful simplicity!

Charity Chamberlain said...

Lovely card! I love the Charlie Brown spin you did on this card! I also love the snow bank layers!

Karen said...

Love the card Ally. And thanks a lot for the toothbrush technique. I'll definitely be trying that out.

Unknown said...

Very cute!

Colleen said...

Oh how delightful...and the perfect name for this little tree!! Love the background color, just gorgeous!

ToniYo said...

This card just makes me smile!

Brit Lit said...

Absolutely adorable! Love the high contrast between the white and the deep blue.

LibLady said...

Love your colors!

Gerd M. Abrahamsen said...

Nice card! That blue colors are so beautiful with the white tree and snow.

Jessica Strider said...

Great idea, using a toothbrush to get the white paint splatter instead of a paintbrush. Love how it turned out.

Margaret said...

Love the snow scene. Great card.

Unknown said...

Love the card. Also loved your video. I'm am a first time visitor but I will def be back!

Kelly Szafron said...

Cute card! Thanks for sharing it in a video too.

MezzoKat said...

Love the Charlie Brown tree! Beautiful colours.

Unknown said...

Wow, thank you. Love your card and the technique.

CyndyBr7 said...

Beautiful card! What a lot of work!

Unknown said...

Makes me feel all wintery! Super cute

Nancy Lynn said...

Allison, I love your blue background and that "tint of blue" on your snowy hills....really pretty! TFS

Unknown said...

I'm so excited to get one! I'd be even more excited to win one! :)

Lynette said...

Love the Charlie Brown tree!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Love this scene you created. TFS

Unknown said...

Beautiful card. Love the tree. Thanks

Unknown said...

This card is so pretty, I love the techniques you used. The stars and shimmer just finish it off beautifully.

Roberta Eldridge said...

LOVE the colors and the Charlie Brown Christmas tree! Wonderful in every way!

Sue Wareham said...

I just love your card, it just isn't Christmas with out Charlie Brown. Thanks

Unknown said...

Love Charlie Brown Christmas

Mary Nelson said...

Fabulous card, really liking how you did the splatters!

Melissa said...

It's beautiful. I love the shadow on the snow hills.

luv2scr@p said...

This is the best "out of the box" idea! Love the whole scene!

FeM said...

Love the background. And the Charlie Brown tree is just so cute.

Unknown said...

simple & lovely!

Ashley Schehr said...

I absolutely love this card and how much time and detail you put into it!!

nascargirl58 said...

Love it. I liked the way the images were placed on the card.

Unknown said...

Really cute card. Simple and quick for anyone who needs a lot of cards.

nancy.allin18 said...

Simply B-E-A-utiful! Love what you did with the tree.

Loly Borda said...

Fabulous card! Your background is fabulous and your "Charlie Brown" tree is so fun! TFS

Unknown said...

Love it!

Erin said...

So cute!

Linda Gorman said...

Love the tree and the simplicity of this great card!!!

Jean said...

beautiful love the Charlie Brown Tree!

Lynne Dillard said...

Nice card. Great video technique!

pajaropr said...

I love the background, it makes it special.

Lynne said...

Wonderful, whimsical card

Unknown said...

Absolutely stunning!

Tracy said...

LOVE this card! Thanks for the chance to win!

Jill said...

How cute----love it!!!!!

Terri said...

It is amazing what you did with three ink pad and a curvy mask!! I love those hills and the "charlie brown" Christmas tree....my husband loves that Peanuts special. Well done. I also enjoyed your coloring class on Stamp Nation by the way. Color is my #1 challenge and I was THRILLED to have the opportunity to learn.

roxej said...

Wow that blue is gorgeous.Thanks for the inspiration.

Kris Rink said...

Love the colors!

Unknown said...

Beautiful night sky. i love your card!

Unknown said...

Love your card! That Charlie Brown tree is adorable!

Carol Carr said...

Very cute card! Well, I learned another great technique --getting the starry night effect with a toothbrush -- how cool!

Unknown said...

Wow! Great card. I love some of your techniques. Never thought to use a toothbrush to spatter . . . and I'm a dentist!!

Unknown said...

Here is another fabulous stamp set. Can't wait to get mine!!!

Four11Lady said...


This card brought back memories of a tree my kids and I had many years ago! Love all you did on this card and really enjoyed watching the process.

LLT Pgh said...

Thank you for a great card and techniques.

Robin M said...

Beautiful

sisjulie1 said...

Beautiful sky!

Unknown said...

Very nice card. Your skill with the distress blending is great.

flip said...

Such a cute card! Loved how you made the snowy hills.

Sue McRae said...

I absolutely love that whimsical tree and your CAS design!

Kelley H. said...

Beautiful card.

Unknown said...

Thanks for the tips on making the stars and also how you made the snow banks. Very pretty card.

Michele K. Henderson said...

I LOVE his beautiful winter scene! So pretty!
Take Care!
Michele

Judy K said...

Beautiful color choices for your card. Thanks for the chance to win a box!

carole said...

I've always been a sucker for the Charlie Brown tree! Beautiful job!
Carole Lovill

Ceal said...

Super cute card, love the Charlie Brown tree

Natalie said...

Awesome card! Love the blue background.

Unknown said...

This is a great card: the colors, the tree, the layout. It's all good!

Unknown said...

This card is so pretty! I love your interpretation of the "Charlie brown Christmas tree"!!

Kirsten Corby said...

Clever how you altered the stamp there.

Dolomaxwell said...

Very pretty

dawn said...

Great card, and lovely stamps.
Dawn

Unknown said...

love seeing the tree came to life by using the distress inks

Lisaerica said...

Cute card, even if I had not read your post, it still was the first thing I thought when I saw the card, lol. Yours is much prettier then Charlie's though. Such an awesome kit, really excited. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

Unknown said...

I love your card! It make me peaceful and warm even though you used blue colors. You did an awesome work! :D

Selkie Mom said...

Great card - brrr snow drifts look real!

Jean Bullock said...

Love the background and snow drifts. Well done.

auntbubbels said...

I am loving these tree too. Any Allie, your coloring is perfect.

jandbspiegel said...

beautiful card - love the inking and really like the "paint spatter" great touch!

Jill said...

So cute. The blue background is very pretty.

Unknown said...

That blue sky is the coolest

Alanna said...

Beautiful. I love the deep blue color.

Dawn said...

Beautiful simplicity!

Lynn Fletcher said...

Really cool card! Love the way you bend the tree on the stamp block to give the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree look.

An'Jenic G. said...

Beautiful card. I love the heat embossing and the snow.

Chark said...

fun Charlie Brown tree!

Sallyann said...

Fun Charlie Brown tree! Lovely card with the deep blue and white contrast.

Anonymous said...

So simple but beautiful!

Amye said...

I love your peaceful snow scene! Great idea!

Amy C. said...

What a pretty holiday scene!

Kari V. said...

beautiful card! I love the inking and splattering for the sky. And that Charlie Brown tree is fantastic!

Harriet Skelly said...

I love your Charlie Brown tree!

Trina said...

Nice card. Love the Charlie Brown tree.

Tam said...

The card turned out pretty and I really like the light blue touch on the bottom.

mary said...

Great blending. I have trouble with getting the blender shapes in my blending.

Unknown said...

Hey Ally, Charlie Brown and Snoopy are my most favorite comic characters of all time. The tree you created on your card is so perfect!! It totally stirs up within me all kinds of Christmas memories! Thank you for sharing your talents on the design team!!

Michelle said...

Such a fabulous card!

Unknown said...

Cute!

Unknown said...

Love the background colors!

Unknown said...

I love the color and technique. I never knew you could bend stamps thank you for the tip.

Unknown said...

I love the simplicity.

Donna Earley said...

Such a serene scene! Love it!

Kris in Alaska said...

Aw sweet and simple card!

Caralyn said...

Good grief I love this. Reminds Mr of "It's a Charlie Brown Christmas!" AWESOME JOB,

Unknown said...

Brilliant! I love the card and I learned something new by watching your video. This is a great card!

Caralyn said...

How funny. You did your job! I As stated in my previous post, I recognized Charlie Brown's Christmas tree before watching the video! Again, awesome job!

Unknown said...

Beautiful

craftylady1952@gmail.com said...

Love this technigue and your card turned out absolutely adorable with that Charlie Brown tree.

TracyM #6773 said...

DELIGHTFUL card!!!
LOVE how you curved your "Charlie Brown" tree, ADORE your PERFECTLY blended sky, LOVE the BEAUTIFUL sentiment and how you added dimension with your inky hills too!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your INKY INSPIRATION!!!

Flutterly One said...

Especially like the colors of the sky and the toothbrush technique for making the stars. The card is lovely.

New Creations said...

A wonderful creation using beautiful technique, love that cute tree!

croppinmama said...

Thanks for sharing so many techniques to create your beautiful design. Will be trying the toothbrush trick to make 'stars', too.

Tracie Pond said...

Beautiful Winter scene!

Unknown said...

Love the 'doodle' style of this card, simply stunning.

Bonnie said...

When I first saw this tree, I really did not like it at all. But it is really growing on me, and you helped tremendously with this card. I love it. Bending it was a nice touch that I really like.

Robyn Harris said...

Love your card Ally, it's gorgeous!

annelise said...

Love the hill side very much thank you for sharing 🎈

Unknown said...

Your Charlie Brown tree is adorable. Great card. Love the snow bank.😻

Sandra said...

Cute little tree! Loving the blog hop so I can find more inspiration.

My craft pantry said...

Love every bit of detail in your card- just gorgeous ! All the designer's cards showcasing these fab goodies are totally awesome! ☺

Edythe said...

Love this card!!

Avigail Raphael said...

The card is very beautiful as well very simple. Love the versatile of the broducts of this holiday box. This bloghop is very inspirational.

stampinfranni said...

Beautiful! Thanks for the toothbrush tip. I love the look!

Eva said...

I love the background. It is awesome!!! Card is very pretty!!!; )

Katie said...

Love your card!

Unknown said...

Great way to all the look of snowy hills!

Unknown said...

I love this card especially the color and sparkles.

Myra said...

Very pretty and unique card :)

Tracy said...

very pretty card. It looks so peaceful

Birgit said...

Such a pretty card!! Love that deep blue color!!

Unknown said...

Very cute tree!!

Unknown said...

Such a beautifully simple card. The white space sets off the blue so wonderfully, so clean and simple.

Donna said...

I love the card, and your video. Thanks!

Carolyn Burch said...

beautiful background, I have such a hard time with distress backgrounds...it was good to see you go from the point I usually throw my hands up (and toss it in the trash) to a lovely finished background.....I will think twice next time and perhaps keep going

claudiamtz said...

Great ideas for masking and I love your toothbrush technique.

susan.w said...

I always love the thrill of the reveal that masking gives! A Charlie Brown tree...I must live on another planet. Thanks for the fun, cheers!

cosie said...

Love this funky tree on that great starry sky background.

silverwolf45688 said...

What a fun card!

Anonymous said...

Charlie Brown would have been lucky to have had a tree as adorable as yours!

Kris K said...

Love it! Eautiful!

Unknown said...

Love the Charlie Brown tree

Oralee B said...

I love this card! It's simple yet elegant. Can't wait to get started!

BearHarmony said...

Hi Allison! :) Thank you so much for sharing your ADORABLE card and crafty talents! I love the card and am inspired to use your ideas to dive into my own version. ;)

Andrea Kruse said...

Beautiful! I love the depth you achieved in the blue and in the snow drifts. That is a real showstopping card. Can't wait to see all the goodies in the box.

ScrappyKsue said...

Oh my gosh I love the color of the sky and the snowbanks are so pretty.

Margarita Navarro-Rivera said...

Super cute. Love that Charlie Brown tree!!!

theartofnails said...

so sweet! great job on the video

beth said...

Beautiful card.

CADC Blog said...

Oh Allie I love it!
Thanks for the chance to win.

Unknown said...

I just love this card! Classic and simple...eagerly awaiting the box!

Queen-of-Cards said...

charming card! great tutorial

crafter said...

Love your Charlie Brown tree and the scene you created!

Maggie said...

The little tree that could, love it. Thank you for the video.

Unknown said...

So cute, what a unique little tree!

Laurie said...

Very cute card. Love the charlie brown tree!! Colors were perfect!

Linda Burns said...

Very nice - great job on the sponging.

Unknown said...

Love this look!! Really like the hill. Beautiful!

Nancy Lee said...

Simple and elegant. Cant wait to get my box!

Anonymous said...

The tree is adorable, so clever!

Shari said...

Wonderful stamp set, and great card! I could see using this set for more than just the Christmas holiday. I mean, who doesn't love a good Easter tree?! c(=

g said...

Love it!! What an Awesome tree!l

Unknown said...

Too cute! Charlie Brown tree..hehe

Kathleen said...

reminds me of my childhood

Unknown said...

I love the monochrome Charlie Brown tree

Unknown said...

this tree is just gorgeous, it never looks bad!

Joyce Spear said...

I wasn't so sure about that tree when I first saw a sneak peek of the stamp set, but I adore what you did with it! I'll definitely be taking the "Charlie Brown" angle when I use it!

Theresa T said...

That tree stamp is sooooo cute!

Unknown said...

Oh, this makes me think of Charley Brown's Tree! Very sweet!

Rema DeLeeuw said...

Love this! Such a peaceful card...

Cathy said...

Such a cute little tree and card! I especially love your star method using the tooth brush. I am definitely going to try that out. Thanks for sharing that tip.

BrendaB said...

Love the little snowy hills you created, and of course, the Charlie Brown tree!

Unknown said...

Love the card and distress inks!

Joni said...

Charlie Brown Christmas tune is playing in my head. Love the deep blue and white.

Jane Nielsen said...

Love this card, it looks great. Hugs Jane

Debbie Bonczek said...

Love this sweet card. That little tree is so adorable. I love that you showcased it in all white.

Rachel S. said...

The card does look awesome. Definitely fun idea to try. Simple yet elegant.

Unknown said...

Love the Charlie brown tree!

Queen of Beaverton said...

Love the blue!

Bibi said...

OMG, Ally the background on your card is stunning. TFS your card and all things awesome with us. Lovin' this hop! Let alone a chance to win a SOA box!!!

Unknown said...

what a fun little stamp and a beautiful job embossing

Unknown said...

Love the background techniques!

Marlene Bonetti said...

Such a sweet card, Ally!

Jnett said...

Love the wonky tree. Great card.

Maureen Reiss said...

Fantastic card!! I love the charlie Brown christmas tree!!

Kari said...

I love charlie brown, and loved what you did with your card!

Anonymous said...

Lovely simple card, loved the video.

Daria said...

Thank you for your video. I enjoyed the tips you shared, and your card is beautiful.

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