A Day For Daisies Surprise Blog Hop

As many of you know,  A Day For Daisies has some of the most GORGEOUS digital images out there.  I was over the moon thrilled to be asked to participate in a special surprise blog hop dedicated to Tammy, the creator of A Day For Daisies images.  The current and some of the past Design Team members want to show our gratitude and thank Tammy for the blessings and joys we have received as members of the A Day For Daisies Design Team.

Our hop theme is “A Collection of ADFD Favorites.”  Each DT member will feature her favorite ADFD image.  The hop has hidden prizes so don’t forget to comment beginning today until 9:00 p.m. eastern standard time on Tuesday, February 27, 2017.

We also want your participation!  Enter a card over at the A Day For Daisies Challenge Blog using an ADFD image.   You have until Friday, March 3rd to enter your cards.

For my favorite image, I’ve chosen “Doll Face 5”.  I’ve colored her up using my favorite Copic Markers.  The skin is done in Eooo, Eoo, E21, E11, E04 & R20.  The hair is E55, E53, E51 & E50 with added color pencil work.  Her luscious lips are R89, R35 and R14 and her eyes are B04 & B12.  That glorious background is a super technique I learned from Jennifer Dove which uses 91% alcohol and copic markers applied off a palette in B29 & B25. I then texturized with burlap and more alcohol for a great background.  My sentiment is Wplus 9’s Hand Lettered Hello and my frame is the new Hero Arts Infinity Postage Stamp die.

feb-hop

Here is the original card I posted several years ago using this image.

ADFD Gradient

All prize winners will be announced on the ADFD Blog on Saturday, March 4, 2017. We hope you will join our celebration of the thousands of images Tammy has created. Rules for the challenge are posted on the right sidebar of the ADFD Blog! Are you ready to HOP?!?

Alison

Broni

Cathy

Cindy

Danielle

Daria

Jen

Juliana

Kathy

Mila

Tanja

Vera

ADFD Blog

Thanks Tammy!!

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About urrn4u

Hi! I'm Kathy, a Southern Californian native who has lived in the west coast, midwest, northeast and now the southeast. I'm a Registered Nurse who lives for the creation of Art. I am currently on the Design Teams of Cards in Envy, From The Heart Stamps, and Technique Junkies with previous design credits for A Blog Named Hero, A Day For Daisies, Creative Vision, From the Heart Stamps, Open-Minded Crafting, Repeat Impressions Stamps, Sketch Saturday, Send a Smile 4 Kids and Try Stampin' On Tuesday. I've also guest designed for Crafting By Design, Kenny K, The Alley Way, and Simon Says Stamp. I am married 25+ years to a wonderful man and have two very special grown sons, Dan and Matt.

Posted on February 25, 2017, in A Day For Daisies and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 34 Comments.

  1. The older and newer card are just as lovely. I love the great deep blue eyes and red lips you gave her. Plus, the beautiful shiny hair. Your coloring is grand.

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  2. Gorgeous, Kathy!! The background on the newer card is so cool! Really makes your coloring of that stunning digi stand out!

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  3. This is a Fantastic Card Kathy! That background really pops and your coloring of the image is gorgeous! Perfect!

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  4. I love that you posted both cards, Kathy! Your first card is lovely, but I really see the details in your newest version! Love that background. I am going to have to investigate the technique. You have used it so effectively! Thanks for joining us in this Blog Hop Celebration of ADFD. Hugs to you! Cathy

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  5. Your card is gorgeous and love how you colored both cards. Love that you shared the background technique. Learn something new on each blog. Thank you

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  6. Wow – such a great job with this coloring! Love the hair!! This is a really pretty ADFD image – I am sad to see the blog go! Thanks for being a part of the hop!

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  7. Isn’t she beautiful? Awesome coloring! love the layering on your pretty card!

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  8. I think she is very beautifull. Lovely card and background.
    Lg Michelle

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  9. This is such a beautiful image and you presented it so well!! Very striking! Love the blue eyes!

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  10. Gorgeous card! Love the beautifully colored image and the awesome background 🙂

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  11. Very nice!

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  12. This card is great! I love how you gave all of the copic markers you used and how you made the background. I like the “before” card too but you have really stepped up your card making skills!

    Hugs,
    Chriss
    http://www.chrissandlou.blogspot.com

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  13. Just love the postage stamp look. She really stands out.

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  14. Love that background technique. Fabulous. Wonderful coloring, too. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Tammy’s images are so wonderful. No one else quite captures that delicate look. Love your coloring!

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  16. i adore both cards, you are soooo talented.

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  17. I have a couple of these doll images!! You have inspired me to print them out and make up a few cards!! Tammy’s images are all so inspiring and make a person smile! I love how you showed your original card also! Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  18. Both cards are fantastic. I love the background on the new one.
    xo April

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  19. Oh this is so gorgeous! I love how you’ve done the background to the image and the hello underneath looks just fab! Really beautiful design!
    Lucy x

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  20. Cool cards! They are both lovely!!! 🙂

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  21. Both cards are lovely. Thank you for your inspiration on the A Day for Daisies blog hop.

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  22. Beautiful card and love the background technique you used!

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  23. This so beautiful card.I love colors.

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  24. Lovely cards and that BG is awesome!

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  25. Kathy – I love the background on the first card. I’ll check out the link you kindly included!

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  26. Lovely cards and both are unique.. beautifully done x

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  27. both cards are amazing, I love the sentiment on the original one.

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  28. Love all here.

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  29. Wendy Waldorf

    I love how you colored the digital stamp. I have this one and have not used it yet…now I want to color and play with it right away. Thanks for sharing your project.

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