Saturday, March 17, 2012

American Crafts & Scor-Pal Blog Hop

Another Hop you say??Yes why yes it is another Hop! That's 3 in a week. CRAZY! You still have time to enter The Stringery Hop below.

Onto todays Hop brought to you by American Crafts and Scor-Pal. If you've been hopping along you've arrived from Diane Zechman's blog and if you've just come to visit my blog be sure to go back to American Crafts Blog to start the hop and enter the giveaway!

I created this fun card using the new American Crafts Dear Lizzy Neapolitan line(LOVE IT!) and the Scor-pal(so cool!)Fresh Blooms Paper(35630)Neapolitan, Hazy Horizon Paper(35639) Neapolitan, Silver Lining Paper(35635)Neapolitan, First Date Paper(35632)Neapolitan, At First Sight Paper(35641) Neapolitan, Lucky Laugh Paper(35640)Neapolitan, 6x6 Paper Pad(35658)Neapolitan, Neapolitan sticker(42232)Remarks Books, Accent Phrase Stickers(42235)Neapolitan.

To make the flower petals I punch circles out with a circle punch then scored them with the Scor-Pal making a v(this would be a total pain in the butt with out the Scor-Pal)and folded them in an accordion fold. Really easy I should have taken photos while creating so you could see but I'm really bad about that because I'm a fly by the seat of my pants kinda gal when i create it just happens and not really planned out. Back to the card once I had all the circles scored and folded I adhered to another circle and started layering the"petals" til I had the full flower head repeated this with the pinked circle small flower. Add a circle for the flower center to cover up the over lapping "petals" and done. I rolled and pleated the ribbon stems and adhered the flowers to the card. Really fun and created in less than 45 minutes.

Ok now that you have read about how I created the card, you saw the pictures are you ready to hop on? Well hold your horses leave a comment here on this post telling me what you'd create with the Scor-Pal or what your new favorite American Crafts product is your favorite and I will pick a winner Friday March 23rd to send some American Crafts goodies to. Sound good?

Did you leave a comment? Have you been inspired? Well now it's time to Hop on! Your next stop is the super duper fabulous Melissa Mann! Have fun! ~MK

PS. Don't forget to stop back Monday to see if you're the winner.

157 comments:

Drika said...

I love the new amy's line!!!

Kathy Martin said...

Your flowers are too cool! Love! :)

Daphne said...

My favourite is the Dear Lizzy collection! Thanks for sharing your card - great idea!

diane (cookiestamper) said...

awesome flowers!

Meerjungfrau said...

Cute card! I love the Dear Lizzy collection!

Tami Mayberry said...

Those flowers are super cute! I know what you mean about taking photos along the way. I usually have to go back and make step out pieces after I finish because I get into making things and forget to photograph a step! LOL Thanks for hopping with us!

vixen said...

No particular product but just anything at all from the Neapolitan line. It's just so me!

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

What adorable flowers and the stems are awesome.

Mandy said...

Coool Card! i like how you sew the ribbon on as a stem.

steph said...

LOve how you created the flowers.

nfaband said...

Someone will certaily love receiving that gorgeous card, you used so many fun techniques, I think I need a Scor-Pal now ... thanks for sharing your beautiful, creative work with us.

scrappingmabel said...

the flowers are so fab thanks for taking the time to show us them am enjoying this hop and gettin to see whta everyone has been making! :)

Lerato said...

Hi Mandy, so sweet. Thanks for sharing these ideas with us. Love the blog hop. Greetz, Tine

Gayle215 said...

Flowers, of course! I love the new Amy Tangerine line. I can't wait to get my hands on it.

Anne Essex said...

Fab project. My fav are the new Amy tangerine thickers.

Mary-Anne V said...

Cute flowers and love the stems!

KellyG said...

Awesome card, love all the texture! So creative! I would love a ScorPal so I could make accordions and I love the new Dear Lizzy line!

DeeAnn said...

Love your flowers -I need to try that!

Katie said...

This is BEAU-Teeful!
<3

MaryAnn said...

love your flower pinwheels.

Carolyn Wolff said...

What a beautiful card. I just love the flowers you created. They give such dimension. Thank you so much for sharing.

Annette said...

now this is just too cute...I totally love these flower...they are so fun and very creative...thanks for sharing..

Samantha said...

I cant wait to get my hands on Amy's new line! I love all the Dear Lizzy stuff too though!

Cynthia B. said...

SO so cute! I love the different patterned papers for the flower petals, plus the pleated ribbon for your stem. I think I'd start with scoring accordion flowers - love those things for quick and easy accents!

Cynthia B. said...

And I forgot to say that my favorite new line is Amy Tan's Sketchbook - makes me so ready for spring!

naomi said...

I think I'd use it to manke some flowers ready for spring layouts :D

Sara said...

Very cute - great flowers!

Lagene said...
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Lagene said...

WOWZERS! I love this method for flower petals,,,the first time I've seen it! So, this method is just what I'd do first with a Score Pal if I won!

lizzie said...

zomg those flowers are soooo amazing!!

leah said...

How adorable are those flowers?! Love how your folded the circles to make the petals! That's fabulous, Mandy! ^_^

angie gutshall said...

So pretty! love the flowers!

Christina said...

Oh how I love your flowers. Thanks for the idea!
My favorites are Amys products! Christina

GrannyB said...

Those petals are very cute; I will try making some...

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

What fun pinwheels, and love the way you used the ribbon as stems, so clever! Hugs! Leah Ann

khengyan said...

thanks for the inspiration... can't wait to try it myself

Christina said...

I would definitely love to be able to make flowers like this... or those accordion fold ones! Folding them by hand is so finicky and time consuming!

Kris Berc said...

Wow, love how dimensional your flower petals are! I'd love to try to recreate those!

Sabrina said...

beautiful card... I love the Dear Lizzy collection!

Polka Dot Door Designs said...

Cute flowers! I am going to have to try making some.

Miriam Prantner said...

So cool! LOVE how you created the flowers. The petals are great, and I love how you used the ribbon to make the stems. Great job!

Jennie P. said...

These are so cool and textural. I love it! It feels a little retro to me which is awesome.

Snoopy said...

What a fun project! I'd have to say my favorite AC product at the moment is the POW! Glitter Paper. Thanks for this chance to win!

Hugs,
Snoopy :D

http://snoopyshomemadefun.blogspot.com/

The Farris Family said...

Love your card! Thanks for the chance to win!

Melinda said...

How cute! Love how you created the petals! And I'm loving the Dear Lizzy line too!

ruth said...

I love your card, the flowers are adorable! I really like how you did the stems with the ribbon like that too!

Regina said...

Your card is totally adorable! Thanks for the fabulous idea!

Lilith Eeckels said...

LOVE your card Mandy!!!

becslb said...

Love the flowers!

Shirmaine said...

Nice flowers. My fav American Craft product is Dear Lizzy Lovely Afternoon Vellum. Thanks for the chance to win.

Scrapinandie said...

These are so cute!

AmyJ said...

How neat is this... I love the pinwheel. I'm very inspired by your project today. Thanks so much for sharing it. I like so many line from American crafts its hard to choose. I really want a scor-pal and if I had one the first thing I would try is your pinwheel flowers....

Cynthia said...

I would totally makes these pinwheel flowers with the Scor-Pal! I LOVE the colors you chose--so spring-y! ;-)

Brenda said...

What a novel pinwheel flower! Love it!

pruts said...

this idea I must write down !!!!

Heidi Y said...

Love those flowers! I'd make some textured flowers for my layouts with a scor-pal!

Dawn said...

I love the new album in Amy's range!

Alex said...

Wow! Well, I would definitely try to make these cute flowers! Fab idea! Tfs!

Resa said...

love those flowers. I would totally be making those!!!

Margaret UY said...

awesome idea of a flower... i'd definitely try...

Scarlett said...

I love the flowers you created. I like to create texture on my projects with the ScorPal and my favorite product from American Crafts would have to be any of the Amy Tangerine stuff or the new Dear Lizzy.

Bethany Becker said...

I love your flowers. I would love a scorpal to make flowers and fans with. It would add amazing texture to my projects. I try to make some flowers without one, and they turn out strange. Thanks for the amazing chance to win.

Margie said...

My favorite AC stuff right now is the Dear Lizzy line!! I love your flowers!

Carolina said...

Oh, I wish I had a Scor pal to create all those cards with different folds. And what AC is not to love? I have never ever found one line I don't love!

snoozin81 said...

I really like the way you've created the flower's stem. Very unique and adorable.

Beatrice Lawson said...

Such pretty flowers!

Juliana T said...

love your flowers. I would use the Scor Pal to make the accordian flowers. I just love how they look too

Robin said...

Super fun card!!! Love the flowers you created!!!

rlovew said...

Awesome flowers- thanks for telling how you did them. My favorite new thing from AC is the flutterbys.

tampatha said...

this is a great card and I love all the dimensions and textures to it! Such fun!
TFS!
Tammy

amanda hensley said...

Love those little flowers-circles-hmm? Gonna have to try it-like a baazillion times! lol

tampatha said...

ooh I forgot to mention that I would love to start making some of the accordion flowers for my cards and really anything that is going to add some more dimension to them!

karennarelle said...

such a cute idea. love the stems too.

carpediem said...

love your dimensional flower embellishments! laura j

Shirley said...

Creative way of making petals!

brenda said...

I'm loving the new Dear Lizzy Neapolitan and the Gardenia looks fabulous! Thanks for sharing your adorable card!

Anonymous said...

Your flowers are amazing, and if I had a Scor-Pal, I would make some to go with my Texas Bluebonnet layout. I love the AC Neapolitan line, too.

JamieH

Anita Braddock said...

Love Love this the Flowers and the way you made the Stems and leaves is supper cool great job. thanks for sharing
abbraddock@msn.com

Wendy Thompson said...

Love your project thanks for sharing

scrappymo! said...

This card is so cute! Love the stitched ribbon.

Anelsie said...

Your card is beautiful!!! Love those flowers!!! So cute!!! I love the new Dear Lizzy and Amy Tangerine collections...adorable!!! Thanks for the chance!!!

Shilo said...

ooohhhh.....what a great idea...the circle punches folded for petals! Love it!

Shilo said...

ooohhhh.....what a great idea...the circle punches folded for petals! Love it!

susanmcl said...

thx 4 the chance !

Riette said...

How did you do that!!!! Stunning!

deanne34 said...

Love the petals on the flower. Super idea.

Hanna-Marie said...

Beautiful card! I love it

Aga said...

Love how you've made those petals and your cute card :)

Carla said...

Like the whole look of your card

Joanne said...

All the lines are cool but probably Amy tan my fave think it would be good for my honeymoon safari pics

Psolano said...

Love the Flutterbys!

Fresh Delight said...

Your work is so retro I love it!

heatherlynn said...

I love these flower petaqls you created, so cute and fresh! I would love to try to make soem lovely spring flowers for a layout I am planning for my little nieve!

tallulah1 said...

That is so adorable. I don't have a Scor-Pal , but would love to try these. TFS

Benessi said...

i like chap a lot (although not the newest release) and of course, amy tan!

Linda said...

Totally cute!

Sonia said...

What neat flowers! I have not tried these- I will have to do that. I think I may try to incorporate them on some Easter cards as well as try some of the z-fold or even a gate fold with belly band. I need to use my score pal for more than a simple fold on a card. Thanks for the inspiration!

Melissa said...

Cute card, Mandy! And I always love the Thickers. :)

Ravengirl said...

Very cute! Those are fun little flowers!

Emily Mae said...

I love Amy's new line as well as the Neapolitan collection!

Cheryl S. said...

So much texture and detail...love it!

Nitasha said...

Oh these flowers are too cute! So inspired to give them a try!

Lucinde said...

Love the card! And the Dear Lizzy lines from American Crafts!

Rita said...

Cute Card!

blupixy said...

I can't wait to get ahold of some of the glitter ribbon, the Dear Lizzy date stamp and the Amy Tangerine camera album! Thanks for sharing your adorable projects!

Luanne said...

wow! so gorgeous. love the dimensions I must try this

enzam said...

I'd make envelopes and little folded journaling cards for my los. Love your card. Thank you!

Sara said...

I love your card! I love the pleated ribbon stem....so cute. I am loving the Amy Tan and Dear Lizzy collections! Thanks for the chance.

bailey said...

What a neat idea!

Sandy said...

Yup - I'm inspired! Very cute flowers... love everything about them! I would create lots of accordion flowers and make a beautiful wreath - or two...

Renee Zwirek said...

I love how you made the flowers on your card...I have to try it this! Thanks. I love the Dear Lizzy Neapolitan Line, too!

Chris and Paige Evans said...

I love those flowers - they'd be awesome on a layout or mini album, or anywhere really!

Cheryl Leong said...

wow... this is beautiful!!!!! a fun way to use scor pal! thanks for sharing

cheryl131091 at yahoo dot com

zgagi said...

Love the pinwheels.

Marlena M. said...

Unique card with fun flowers.

Denise van Deventer said...

Very cool card! Lovely flowers..

connie said...

love how you made those flower petals! love all the whole Amy Tangerine line.

Debra said...

Fantastic...my granddaughters will love making these...thanks for the ideas.

brooke. said...

I love the thickers in the DearLizzy line!

pegg said...

My favorite is Dear Lizzy's new line- love the dreamy colors and the embellishments!

Christi said...

love those flowers!

Amanda said...

Okay, the flower petals and stems are just brilliant!

Michelle Huegel said...

I'd use a scor-pal to dress up my cards. Love how you used it!

Julie J said...

ooo that's a different take on the Neapolitan range - makes a change from all that sugar pink. I'm waiting for my order to arrive, so I guess it must be my favourite LOL!

Ellie Augustin said...

Oh super Sweet cards! Right Now I have a crush on Amy's yummy new collection OHH how sweet to be able to get my hands on some! Thanks for the chance.

Michelle said...

Cute cards and I am loving the new Dear Lizzy line!

floridagirl said...

very clever and cute too!! My favorite new AC Line is the Dear Lizzy Neopolitan line --SWOON!!! I have always wanted a scorepal, I do not even have a bone folder...which makes my folds turn out kinda sloppy. I would use it on cards. embellishments, layouts....I love the crimped look on papers for added texture.

RDCadwell said...

Your card was so adorable!

karenelr said...

I love the new Neapolitan line by Dear Lizzy! Thanks for a chance to win some goodies! I love your card!

UnikeByYes said...
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UnikeByYes said...

Mandy, your cards are GORGEOUS! The papers are just so adorable and loved how you used the ribbon, TFS. i am a new follower and will try to come back soon!!! My fave thing to do is of course Rossetes ;)

Have a great day
unikebyyes {at} yahoo { com}

Barb Thompson said...

I'd like to try some of these flowers and my favorite new AC product is the new this & that line. Love it. Would love to win!!

Jenny said...

I love the Dear Lizzy line!

Gail said...

What wouldn't I use the Scor-Pal to create?!?! And I would certainly use it on the Neapolitan line because it's my new favorite AC line!!

LauraP said...

What a beautiful card! Thanks for sharing!

Jan said...

Adorable card...love the flower!!! I'm lovin' anything Amy right now!

Jan said...

Adorable card...love the flower!!! I'm lovin' anything Amy right now!

Anonymous said...

I would create a layout with some new American Crafts!

Anonymous said...

love your flowers. I will be trying this for sure. Thanks for a chance to win!! :)

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Love the windmills

Caryn S said...

Brilliant method of flower making. I really like how you made the stems with ribbon as well, quite ingenious!

Nelliebell said...

I would use the Scor-Pal to make some unconventional cards, I just got into card making from scrapbooking and would like to try some new things!!!

June@I will craft said...

Have I been inspired? Most definatly. What a great blog hop with tons of inspiration.

sclugo said...

Always looking for new ideas to use my stash so love the idea of using circle punches make some cute flowers.

Carol said...

Great project! Thanks for the inspiration!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Sue D said...

Very fun flowers! I would like to create 3D items with a Scor-Pal.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Cathy Fongjoyo said...

so cute!!! those flowers looks so sweet and soft, Mandy!

Gi_ab said...

Hi! Lovely card!! I can't wait to get my hands on the new Amy Tan collection and would love to have a scor-pal to make more interesting cards!

Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win!

Fran Siquierolli said...

What a great blog hop! Love the ideas!!!

Ashley said...

Great card! I love the way you made the flower petals, but I especially love the ribbon stems!
I love making huge paper fans for decorations, so I like using a scoring tool to make those with. Too much fussy work without something to make the scores nice and even!

Stacy said...

VERY innovative. I love the flowers and the colour palate. Very much 'spring-y'!

Svetlana said...

Very beautiful project!!!
Svetlana xx

Jeannine H. said...

I think I'd try my hand at those lovely flowers but I'd use them on a layout. I'd hate to give them away!

МД в картинках said...

Love these flowers! Not an ordinary pin wheel. And now I try to figure out how they are made=)

BearFamily said...

So cute !

Katherine B said...

great twist on the traditional!

lynda said...

I would make rosettes with the scor-pal.