4.19.2016

SOA Blog Hop | Beautiful World

Welcome to the new Stamp of Approval Beautiful World collection blog hop!  I'm thrilled  you've stopped by to see some of the gorgeous new items in this new collection.


Direct link to video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFNR1TLJ3-4


This beautiful new collection is set to go on sale tomorrow!  Be sure you are on the wait (at cpstampofapproval.com) to be the first to know when it goes for sale.  StampNation members will get notification 1 hour before the rest of the wait list.


Be sure to comment on this blog post and each hop along the way for your chance to win one of 2 boxes Catherine is giving away.  Entries close Thursday @ 9am EST


Up next on the blog hop is the fabulously talented Allison.  

Heather North >>>You Are Here<<<
Allison Cope <<<Go here next!!!  :) 
Stamps: Beautiful World (Gina K for Stamp of Approval)
Ink: Black (Staz-On) Squeezed Lemonade, Dried Marigold, Ripe Persimmon, Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean, Mermaid Lagoon (Distress)
Paper: White (Gina K Pure Luxury)
Accessories: Mini Ink Blending Tool (Ranger)



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Lisa K said...

Beautiful card! Love that stamp set by Gina K.

Kimberly Rendino said...

Gorgeous card! The ink blending is spectacular and those colors together are perfection!

Amy A. said...

Oh Em Gee! I just love this card! Will definitely be CASE'ing this! Just a fabulous job!

Ebrown said...

Love this Gina K stamp set. So pretty. Love the color blending.

Jayne said...

Beautiful card and love how you've used the sentiments. Thank you for sharing

scrappinmommom said...

What a beautiful card! Love the colors and thanks for the video showing the process.

Donna Phelan said...

WOW! Gorgeous cards, the colors are fantastic! Did I say....WOW!!!

Bianca said...

Love the way you surrounded the sentiment with the black flowers and also the great colored background! Just one word: WOW!

Mary Kay Werry said...

Great card. Love how you framed the sentiment with those great stamps.

Susan White said...

Heather, your card is Beautiful!!

Beth said...

Love the sponged background!

Linda Gorman said...

Thanks for the great video! I love your card and this SOA Box!!!

Angie said...

Gorgeous!!!! I love the bright colors!!! Beautiful stamped border!

Ruthie said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for the chance to win this set!

Susie Sonnier said...

Just a beautiful card. Love that stamp set.

tara powell said...

So beautiful! I really love the colors and the stamp from Gina K is fantastic!

Janette said...

Beautiful Love all the inspiration.

Shirley said...

Beautiful cards! Love the colors you used with the black ink (image), very stunning. Great video.

Kayla McGinnis said...

Very pretty card, and I love the way you used the flourish stamp!

Nance said...

Gorgeous card! Love the black stamped image on the sponged background, it just pops! YAY for SOA!

Cath Turner said...

WoW! Beautiful cards!!

Carol Held said...
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nfabbri said...

Love the sentiments in this SOA collection, cant wait!!

Carol Held said...

Lovely cards and video Heather...I got you and Ally mixed up here....hahahaha Good thing you know I am old, and forgetful...I tried to delete the one saying Ally, but it is still here, so I thought I would explain. I am hopping too fast I guess...hahahaha

Neha said...

Loved your card project!

Ellen Carlson said...

Beautiful Card. Thanks for the video.

linda gagne said...

Gorgeous card!

Colleen said...

Gorgeous card!

Hoosier said...

Love the colors and the black really pops.

Theresa Knopf said...

Frame worthy for sure!

Late Blooming said...

great coloring on your background. really shows off the set.

Sandy Robin said...

So pretty. I love how the black pops.

Janet Harrington said...

I love that scrolly stamp. Can see lots of uses in the future. Well done!

Janie said...

Your cards are so beautiful.

Debbie Selby said...

I see that the Gina K stamp set is just as beautiful in black ink as it is in white embossing!

Sharon Salerno said...

So beautiful ! Love the sentiment too! Can't wait to get my box!

Denise S. said...

I love the black against those colors. It is so striking.

Nancy R said...

I love this card, Heather. Beautiful blending of the colors, and the gorgeous black image all around the card is so pretty. Thanks for the great video!

Alicia Lutman said...

What beautiful colors!

QuilterLaura said...

Wow, beautiful card!

Sherry Ross said...

Wow, the black against all of the blended colors looks beautiful.

Jackie Parkins said...

Gorgeous! I love the bright colors and your blending is perfect!

Jean Mervine said...

Gorgeous! Love the creative use of the stamps.

Jenn said...

Such a wonderful card. I really like that you used black ink for a silhouette effect.

Cassie Langley said...

Such beautiful colors & a wonderful sentiment. Can't wait to order my SOA!!!

Swimmom said...

Really pretty!

Heike Kirmse said...

Great Cards.

Robin Kuppens said...

Wow! Your card is so beautiful!

Linda M said...

Stunning card! Love the background and the sentiment is really special.

Cindy said...

Beautiful card Heather-enjoyed your video too. Thanks!

Mardi Weber said...

I love the white bit above the sun. It looks exactly like the brightness you see in the sky when the sun is coming up. I've been trying to figure out how to create that look, thanks for showing me!

Your card came out beautifully. You could have used other stamps in the set, but I don't think they were necessary.

Sheryl Peavy said...

All I can say is GORGEOUS!

ljcasselman said...

Thank you for demonstrating the versatility of this stamp set. I loved it on other designs, but you showed me another direction.

Carol Love said...

Awesome card!

Janice said...

Oh my gosh! such a beautiful card! Love your work!

Houseful10 said...

Love the bight colors with the Black.

Tamara said...

amazing

SkyPixie17 said...

Beautiful! Can't wait to try to replicate some of these examples!

Eileen said...

Gorgeous card. I love how you mixed the sentiments together.

Joy Tindel said...

I absolutely love everything about this card. The colors are fabulous.

GKA said...

Love the beautiful card!

katpooh said...

Gorgeous colors - I love the sharp black against those bright colors!

kim Smith said...

Beautiful card love the black with all the colour.

Sue R said...

Beautiful use of a beautiful stamp.

Cindy M said...

Great video for a beautiful card. I have never heard of Stamp of Approval, where have I been. Very interested!

Sue R said...

Beautiful use of a beautiful stamp.

Cortney K said...

Pretty. Thanks for sharing

Becky said...

Beautiful card. I love the rich colors. Thanks for sharing.

Brenda Aplin said...

I really loke thise 2 sentiments together that is awesome. Your card is so pretty.I cant wait to case it. Thanks for the video I enjoyed it!

Jim Hansen said...

Your card is so lovely, you could frame it..love the saying.

Jane Sprando said...

So pretty. Love the sentiment!

Pamela said...

Love those 2 sentiments together. Thank you for sharing your lovely card and for the wonderful inspiration!

Brenda Aplin said...

I really love these 2 sentiments together that is awesome. Your card is so pretty.I cant wait to case it. Thanks for the video I enjoyed it!

Kathleen Kienstra said...

Love the butterflies and use of color in this amazing collection

Bibi said...

Heather, your card is absolutely stunning.

Erm S said...

Very pretty. You have wonderful inspiration.

Kenyetta Sharpe said...

This card is beautiful

TriciaGlip said...

Thank you for another beautiful card and the video.

Grace said...

What a beautiful card.

Anonymous said...

Your card is so beautiful! Love the blending!
Kirsten B in MN

terrie said...

Beautiful card I like the color combo....well done

Lisa J-Rod said...

Love the colors and blending...reminds me of summertime😎

Michael Bakeler said...

I love your blending. The card is so elegant!

Mary Nelson said...

Simply stunning, Heather! I really, really love it, soo gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

Teresa Cherka said...

Great card, love the colors!

Harriet Skelly said...

Wow your card is gorgeous!

Brandy Duncan said...

Gorgeous card Heather. That stamp is one of my favorite also. I can't wait to get my hands on it.

Clorete Almeida said...

What a beautiful card! Love the colors.

Ek Gorman said...

What a beautiful card. I love how you combined the two sentiments to make one beautiful one.

Julie Deskins said...

Sooo pretty!!!!

Diana-Chuck Scott said...

Beautiful card! Love everything Gina K. Thanks for sharing.

Ruth said...

Beautiful card, fun video.

Becky Thomson said...

Beautiful card and just love the stamp set go Gina k

Helen Gullett said...

What a beautiful card with lovely sentiment.

Hope Angotti said...

Love your cards and this collection!!!

Amara Garcia said...

Beautiful!

Kim Turner said...

I really like how you did the boarder.

KimS said...

Gorgeous! The colors with the black just pop! :)

Cathy Montoya said...

Thank You so much for sharing. Love the ink blending, Beautiful colors.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Wonderful card design and the black really pops against that colorful background. So beautiful!

Oliev said...

So elegant, love it!

Maureen Reiss said...

Stunning card!!! Love the sunset effect!!!

Pat Roth said...

Thanks for showing us such a great technique. I love the scroll work!

Pegmarie Dills said...

Wow,this is absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful colors.

Carolyn Burch said...

Heather, very pretty card. I like the combining option on the sentiments

Joy Blonska said...

Thanks for the video. Inspiring. Love the products and can't wait to create with them.

Susangail Powell said...

Heather, you mad such a beautiful card for a beautiful sentiment! I love that you embossed it in black first - so striking!

Katrin said...

Great video! Thank you for sharing your process!

ldyAndúril said...

A very nice card, colors and stamping are lovely.

AJ Bodine said...

I watched your video, you did a lovely job with the inking and I also really love the frame you created out of that scroll stamp. Just beautiful!

Rubina Pantoja said...

Love the black against the bright layers of colors. And the sentiment - wow!

Jane Laczak said...

LOVE IT!

Chris said...

I love this! So pretty. I can't wait for this box to arrive!

Jane Laczak said...

LOVE IT!

Sherry Bahlmans said...

Your card is beautiful. Love the color blending. That middle color is amazing. Thanks for sharing.

Denise Bryant said...

Love the design stamped in black over those gorgeous colors! Stunning card!

mmesblaser said...

Your colour blending is amazing..... thanks for sharing your process in making the card..

Viola said...

gorgeous card, really like it stamped in black too!

Cristina said...

I didn't think I could love that flourish stamp any more than I already did. This card is stunning!

Kathy M said...

Beautiful card

Michelle King said...

So pretty! Would be awesome to win the box that releases on my birthday! 😊

clare barford said...

Beautiful card such a fun and clever way to use the set.

Joy Tindel said...

Love this card. Thank you for showing how you blended the colors. Just beautiful.

Elizabeth Knehans said...

Very elegant card with the black focal point sentiment and images.

JoAnne Ferguson said...

Your card makes me feel like I am at the beach, my favorite place. It is gorgeous. Thank you.

Andi Szabo said...

Love the color combo...can't wait to get my hands dirty with that stamp set lol!

Linda Johnston said...

Very pretty.

Christa Potgieter said...

Love how you used this beautiful stamp!!!

Lisa Harrolle said...

What a stunning card Heather! It just glows!!

Nana Griffin said...

Beautiful! Love the background and the video. Nice verse.

Donna Hawkins said...

Very beautiful cards and wonderful ideas!!! Thank you.

Melody said...

Beautiful card and color blending. I appreciate the video too. Thanks!

Teresa L said...

I love your cards and I think using the butterfly wings is a great idea {maybe another video :o) hint hint}. Thanks for sharing your talents.

Nancy Boyd said...

That flourish stamp is beautiful and I love the two sentiments used together. I am going to use this on a small table top canvas as a tribute to my husband who passed away 8 months ago. It will remind me that even though we had 44 years together it was still not enough and my world was more beautiful with him in it. Thanks for sharing.

Bonheur sur papier said...

Love your card.

Rose said...

Love these cards and your video. The coloring is fantastic. Like the one with the little bit of white the best.

Jo Ann Usey said...

Your card is so stunning. It's amazing what a little ink and the right stamps can do for a white piece of paper.Thanks for the opportunity to win THIS kit!

Sher@SistersInk said...

This blog hop is so fun. I love the bright colors set off by stamping in black ink. I can't wait to get my hands on this SOA box.

Leuri Zibetti said...

I love all the new sentiments that coordinate with each other so that you can use them on the front and tie it in to an inside sentiment.

kacee said...

Beautiful card. You truly have perfected sponging and blending, I'm still working on that.

Sharon Bibby said...

Wow what a beauty you have created in this one.. love the stamp set by Gina she does awesome cards and love her a lot as well as Catherine... all of these are incredible art pieces.. I dream always...hugs to you

Beth L. said...

I love the colors you used and the beautiful frame for the sentiment.

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

Pretty! that stamp is so versatile

BunnyD said...

What amazing blending! I so wish I could such great results. I must need to practice more. Gorgeous card.

conil said...


Stunning way to showcase that fabulous sentiment.

Chrystyna said...

Love your card! The colors are so beautiful and I love the one with a bit of white left uncolored. Awesome video and so much fun to watch. Hope I will be as successful to make a gorgeous card like your sample. Thanks for sharing.

Amy Seigler said...

Heather your card is just Beautiful! I love the colors used with the stamps!

SharonNez said...

What a beautiful card Heather!! I love those deep saturated colors....and I'm so excited about getting my hands onto one of the new SOA collections!!! It would sure make my world more beautiful!!! ;) :) Thank you for sharing your video and card idea!! Wonderful!!!

mypurplehouse said...

Oh my goodness - this turned out so beautiful! I love the blending and the way you created the frame with that flourish! Thanks for the inspiration!
lyn

Annheidel said...

What a cool background!

Scraplea 1 said...

Oh my gosh, these are gorgeous! Cannot wait to get these products.

Mary said...

Another GORGEOUS card to copy. Love all the cards and the inspiration!

Sonal Jethwa said...

such a gorgeous technique. absolutely stunning

Brenda Gentry said...

Your card is stunning!!!

Darlene Renshaw said...

I love the colorful background Heather. Very nice way to show the Beautiful World sayings:) Pretty card.

kepsss said...

so simply and so beautiful. i'm new to the wait list so i'm very excited about the possibility of winning!

neff1944 said...

Awesome. The stamps in this collection are going to keep us all really busy soon.

Dorene Libby said...

This card reminds me of a beautiful tropical evening, with foliage in silhouette. Love it!

Pauline said...

Thank you so much for the video. I was wondering what technique you used. Very nice!

Carolyn said...

You have such a good eye for blending these eye-popping colors!

Peggy Pride said...

So lovely! So many possibilities with this stamp set.

Wendy Kasper said...

All I can say is GORGEOUSE GORGEOUSE GORGEOUSE!!!

Cyndy Rogers said...

Very pretty card! Thanks for the tip about the horizon line!

Kim Salmela said...

The sentiment on this card, melts my heart!

Tabitha said...

I really like the two sentiments you used together on the card! Makes me happy looking at it.

Patty Beers said...

That is beautiful. I love the sunset.

Shirley A. said...

Your card is fabulous. The gradient colors so beautiful.

Allison Cope said...

Wowsers Heather! Your back ground is amazing! Love the flourishes all around to frame up your sentiment - so beautiful!

Heather C. said...

Lovely card

Sue Hostetler said...

Beautiful card. I love the colors and the way you used the stamp to go around the edges.

lisa W said...

what a beautiful card! love love love the sentiment..

Marianne said...

WOW says it all!

Joanne Swart said...

Absolutely beautiful… Well done !

Colleen said...

Just wow! There are no other words. WOW!

Sheila Johnston said...

Lovely Cards! Love the colors you used!

Valerie Doyle said...

Beautiful card!

Cherie Criswell said...

Love you card and video's.

Bobby said...

The black lacy images just pop off your beautifully inked background.

Cheryl Hewak said...

Love the sunset technique and a very beautiful card.

Deb Kerns said...

I love the black images around your colorful base, this is a must-have stamp set! Love what you did with it!

Jodi Wayman said...

Beautiful colors and great way to use that fun stamp can't wait to see what you do with the other ones in the set

Colleen Balija said...

You're card is just GORGEOUS!

D.Ann C said...

This card is just UBER gorgeous! I'd be knocked over to get this in my mailbox!

Karen Sturdivant said...

Great job!!! Love the look.

Carol Drumwright said...

Gorgeous seems too tame a word for your art - WOW! Thanks so much for inspiring me.

Marilyn Falcone said...

Your sunset colors are stunnng! Thanks for sharing.

Carole Renneker said...

Gorgeous!! Love the colors! Awesome package.

Shona Austin said...

Awesome card. Your colors are so pretty and the design perfect. thanks for showing us how.

Lady Fair said...

Beautiful colors and the sentiment is lovely!

Tracy Jensen said...

Amazing I love your technique of creating the sunset in the background. After you stamped the sentiments I thought you could leave it just like that. I love the stamp you used around the border. I think the card would also work just with the sunset shading and the sentiment.

Fran said...

Love your card and stamp set.

Sue R said...

This is really a beautiful card. Great video.

Sharon eggleton said...

Beautiful cards. Colors are intense.

cmoch said...

Lovely cards - that procedure is so popular.

Linda Drozd said...

Gorgeous card

Leanne said...

Gorgeous card & sentiment.

Mulberry Mindy said...

The color blending on this card is awesome, and the stamp, well out-of-this-world! Beautiful card.

Kimberly said...

Beautiful! Love your card. I really the colors and the stamps you used. Thanks for sharing!

sue lorio said...

such vibrant colors!

Ladyj711 said...

That is so beautiful I am almost speechless! Love,love, love it!

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