Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Calling All Sistahs Blog Hop


Hello Bosom Buddies,


Today is the 17th of the month and that means that today is the start of the:

January Calling All Sistahs Blog Hop

This is a blog hop sponsored by CAS-ual Fridays Stamps and Pretty Pink Posh!


Pretty Pink Posh has made a special sequin collection called Sistahood Sparkle  especially for this hop and to help us support Breast Cancer Awareness, this collection is exclusively available at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps in the Calling All Sistahs Collection!  Michele, the owner of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, will be donating 50% of the profits, just as she does with the other items in the Calling All Sistahs collection, to NBCF.org.  Quantities are limited and once they are gone....they are gone!!


You should have gotten here from Melissa Miller's Blog.


  If not you can always start over at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Blog.


Here is my card:



Ingredients:

Pretty Pink Posh Pink Sequins
Watercolor paper
Picked Raspberry distress ink
Salt

For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I took a piece of watercolor paper and sprayed it with water, then I inked it with Picked Raspberry distress ink and I sprinkled some coarse salt over it and let it dry.  Once it was dry I rubbed off the salt and I die cut the paper with my Gina Marie Wonky Stitches frame and added it to the card.  Next I die cut the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Ruffled Ribbon die with some pink polka dot paper and attached that to the center of the card.  I took some Pretty Pink Posh sequins and placed a sequin on top of eacg polka dot.  Then I cut out some shimmer paper with the CAS-ual Fridays Hope Fri-Die and added that to the card.  I took some Silver Pretty Pink Posh sequins and added them to the card.

You can read all about how Calling All Sistahs got started right here.


Please be sure to check out all the wonderful cards that have been made for the Calling All Sistahs Blog Hop and be sure to comment on all the blogs between now and 12am EST on January 19th because two random commenters will win a gift certificate to the CAS-ual Frisdays store.


Your next stop is at Lydia Evans Blog.


Here is the entire list for the Calling All Sistahs Blog Hop:

Lori Kobular ~ You are Here
Mary Moisan

Why not join the Calling All Sistahs Facebook group  here.


Or maybe next month join in on the Calling All Sistahs blog hop as one of the stops on the blog hop!



YOU can make a DIFFERENCE!!  Each month we hear from ladies who comment on this blog hop that they were reminded to do their self-exams and/or schedule their yearly mammograms!  We even had ladies find a lump because of Calling All Sistahs!!  In a world where it some times feels like we aren't making a difference, I can tell you that this blog hop is and you can be a part of it too!!


To Join:
~ E-mail Heather at sistahoodhop @ outlook.com with your name and blog address
~Use at least one item from the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps ~ Store
~ Have your blog post up and links ready to go at 12:00 am EST on the 17th of each month.

Thanks for stopping by!

Lori

18 comments:

  1. Perfectly placed sequins, Lori. I was wondering how you did that, and then read your secret. ;) Thanks for sharing that, and thank you for being a part of this special Calling All Sistahs blog hop.

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  2. Very pretty. Love your design and perfectly placed sequins.

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  3. Beautiful card Lori. WOW the salt technique is gorgeous

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  4. I have read about the salt technique but have never tried it. Wonderful card.

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  5. Ooooh, I love how you used the sequins on this card!!!! The salt technique worked out great!

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  6. So beautifully you have used the sequins
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  7. This is gorgeous, Lori!! I love how you added the sequins to the ribbon!! It looks amazing!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  8. Hi Lori this is a gorgeous card with such an important message. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  9. This is absolutely gorgeous Lori!! Love the pink background and your sequins sparkle! :) Thanks for sharing this wonderful message! HUGS

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  10. Lucky thing getting those sequins Lori - this is just what I had in mind, had I received mine in the post on time lol. Such a super sweet card!

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  11. Beautiful card and I've CHECKED, 100% for 2017 so far, and I am resolved to be 100% in Dec of 2017 too!

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  12. Nice card Lori! I so have to try your salt technique.

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  13. Wonderful background love how the salt turned out. The sequins are so pretty.

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  14. Very cute. I like the salt background and the sequins on the ribbon.

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  15. Beautifully done. Love love love the sequins. Hugs Jo

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Thanks for taking the time to comment! I love reading them!!