8.30.2016

Grand Opening Blog Hop

Today is the day many of you have been waiting for.  Catherine Pooler's online store is opening for business.  She has many of her previously released Stamp of Approval products available along with some exclusive Catherine Pooler Designs stamps and dies!  :) To celebrate some of the design team is doing a blog hop.  Here is my card using one of my favorite stamp sets from the Beautiful World collection.





Catherine will be sending out an email to all newsletter subscribers as soon as her shop opens, so be sure to sign up when you visit her blog.  Before you go, don't forget to hop and comment for you chance to win one of the three $25 gift certificates that Catherine will be giving away on September 1st.




The incredibly talented Allison Cope is up next and she will blow you away with her creativity.  In case you get lost, I've also included the entire list below.




BLOG HOP LIST:
Stamps: Beautiful World (Gina K Designs for Stamp of Approval)
Ink: 031, 036, 080, 081, 082, 083 (Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers) Onyx Black (Versafine) Versamark
Paper: Basic Black (Stampin' Up) Bristol (Strathmore)
Accessories: Clear Embossing Powder, Silver Embossing Powder (Stampin' Up) Sparkling Clear Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

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Denise Fonda said...

Love the purple butterflies!!!

Amy Seigler said...

Just Stunning!!!! You did a Beautiful job on it!

Swimmom said...

Beautiful background!

Kristie Goulet said...

Stunning card, Heather! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that background with the silver embossed butterflies!

Happy Stamper said...

Oh wow!!! I am a sucker for butterflies AND gorgeous backgrounds!!! You have both here! Love!

-Irene
mrsirenegarcia@yahoo.com

Cathy said...

Love the technique! Beautiful card

Muriel Mathews said...

Heather, I love the colors that you chose and I especially love the butterflies.

Ashlyn D'Aoust said...

Oh, oh, oh! I love that pretty purple background!

Jackie Parkins said...

Beautiful! I love that background.

Darla Holdstock said...

What an amazing card! Love it.

Mom and wife. said...

Very lovely. Love your background

Allison Cope said...

What a gorgeous lavender beauty Heather! Love your background!

NancyLynn said...

So nice! I need to do more embossing....

Lynne said...

Embossing is a favorite that never fails to excite. Nice color combo.

Terri (blindstamper) said...

How exciting! Looking forward to the opening.

Scraplea 1 said...

Beautiful card with a gorgeous background! Those butterflies are stunning as is the sentiment. Thanks for sharing on the blog hop.

Linda Batson said...

Such a beautiful background and I love the butterflies also.

Constance Hildebrand said...

Dreamy purple on your beautiful card. Can't wait to shop the store!

Kim Botello said...

I love your work, I'm a big fan. Your card is lovely. It is shows off your creativity & talent.

Sandy Meador said...

Wowser! Your watercolored background is stunning as are the butterflies.

Tracy Lustick said...

Whoopee 👍I'm excited great colors ! Gorgeous cards !Love the butterfly!

barbara macaskill said...

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO This is my absolute favorite card on this entire hop!! Magical colors and those butterflies are stunning!!!! TFS!

Sandy McAllister said...

Beautiful card with lovely colors

Debbie Reemtsen said...

Love that colored background-a very happy card!

Susangail Powell said...

This is beautiful Heather! Love the background!

nfabbri said...

Loved that sentiment have used it alot!!!! Great design!!!!

Michelle DeSaro said...

Gorgeous card! Can't wait to shop. :)

Nancy R said...

Such a beautiful background for those pretty butterflies and sentiment. Rally nicely done, Heather!

Jane Laczak said...

Nice background...how did you do it?

Lisa Harrolle said...

Holy moly! Heather this is stunning! The background is fantastic and the color......Wow!

Linda Rauch said...

Love the background makes the card pop. Beautiful.

Jane Sprando said...

OMG! Love the background!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

WOW - such a gorgeous background!

Priscilla S said...

LOVE the colors!!! I use these butterflies as often as I can...

MezzoKat said...

Beautiful watercoloring, Heather!

Joni said...

Purple is perfect for this card.

Lisa K said...

Love the card! You are inspiring me to pull my collection out and watercolor.

Terri Mansfield said...

That background is gorgeous!!! I love that embossed butterfly...really adds something special.

Karen said...

Gorgeous, I need to use my butterflies.

Michele Strickland said...

Love the colors....can't wait to try

Melissa O said...

Swoon! What an amazing card. Your watercoloring is gorgeous, absolutely LOVE that color combo.

Patty Provot said...

This card is just full of drama. Gorgeous. The verse fits the intense color a design.

Vickie Buehler said...

Such a pretty card! Talk about setting a mood! TFS!

Anonymous said...

Love the colors on the background it really makes the butterflies pop!

auntbubbels said...

Love love love your card. The colors are fantastic.

Kelley H. said...

Wonderful work. The background is a stunner!

Kelley H. said...

Wonderful work. The background is a stunner!

JoAnn said...

Wow, so pretty. Love the embossed butterflies.

Carol Hardie said...

Heather, your card literally took my breath away!! That is such a stunning card. Thank you for all your inspiration.

Marj said...

Beautiful card! The colors are awesome!

Patty Beers said...

I love the butterfly with your background.

Jenny Louthan said...

I love the purples. Such a pretty card.

Betty Keefe said...

beautiful colors for your gorgeous butterfly!

Hope Angotti said...

Woooo hooooo ... I'm off to shop!!!!!

Holley Downs said...

I love love love this card! TFS!

Heike Kirmse said...

Love the colours from your Card.

Susan White said...

Hi Heather. I love your card, it has 2 of my favorite thing on it Butterflies and Purple.

Penelope said...

I love those colors! Which ones did you use?

Mary Nelson said...

Another beautiful card, Heather! Really love it, the purple is stunning! Thanks!

Maureen Merritt said...

Wow, this is so pretty! I love the watercolored background and embossed butterflies. This set was made for you!

Kim Goodman said...

Beautiful Card!!!

A Little About Everything said...

Love the watercolor background on this card. Of course, purple is my favorite color!

jeb said...

What a lovely card. Thank you for sharing.

Sue Hostetler said...

A truly beautiful card. I think this SOA release is my favorite.

Nancy-Anne Rockwell said...

Most beautiful butterfly stamp!

Fe Orot Mejia said...

Your card is so pretty.

Renee O'Donnell said...

Purple - my favorite color!

janice hilton said...

Oh..wow. I'm never surprised at how much I love your cards and learn techniques you're so willing to share. Thanks a million.

June Sefscik said...

The water color background is beautiful....love this set too

Linda Gorman said...

Great card! I love the background!

Tinstar said...

Such a beautiful card. that background is lovely.

JanetB said...

Your watercolor background is perfect with the beautiful silver butterflies.

Shona Austin said...

Beautiful card. The background is amazing.

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful watercolored background to show off those lovely butterflies!

Ellen Carlson said...

Really nice card and I love the background. Thanks for sharing

Mary Holshouser said...

Fantastic.
Love the watercoloring.
The butterflies are wonderful.
thanks for sharing.

Chris Adams said...

Very delicate and beautiful colors!!

Sande said...

Gorgeous card! Love the background and the butterflies are beautiful.

kathy ness said...

What a lovely card.

Neha said...

Lovely card! great idea. Thanks for sharing!

McStamper said...

Love your card. Beautiful background.

Michelle Daigle said...

Beautiful card. You did a stunning job with the watercoloring and that butterfly!

Pat Bowman said...

OK, I'm such a big ole sucker for a beautiful watercolor background. Wonderful card!

jeanietootoo said...

love the watercolor back ground and the butterflies just make me smile!

Angie Williams said...

Beautiful, beautiful background! I love purples, blues and pink Shirt! I also love the butterfly. So pretty! Tfs Heather

Laura's New Place said...

Beautiful card! I love the look.

Beastybunny said...

So beautiful! Love the great colors!

kcoker said...

Beautiful background! Love the butterly stamp!

cindy lou said...

Can we say AWESOME. Love the colors. This stamp set is great. Love it.

Melissa (Mel's Card Corner) said...

WOW!! What an awesome card, Heather. I absolutely LOVE that gorgeous purple background you created. Beautiful!!

Karen Kreider said...

Such a beautiful background!

Jenniferk said...

Such a beautiful card, I love the gorgeous background you created for those incredible butterflies!

Kathy Doyle said...

Great colors and very pretty!

Joyce Spear said...

Oh, Heather! This card is a knock-out!! Of course I may be biased since you used both my favorite colors and favorite way of adding color! If there's time, I think I'll pull out my Zig Clean Color markers tonight to see if I can do a decent CASE of your card. :)

desertskyquilts said...

I love the card and the metallic looking butterflies. Such a lovely sentiment, too. Thanks for posting what you used. I always read that part. =)

Jane M said...

Gorgeous card! I love the background!

Ladyluc91 said...

Your card is just gorgeous! You did such a wonderful job on it. Thank you for sharing it with us.

Brenda Lilley said...

Awesome card! Amazing background! TFS

Melissa Friedrich said...

Love the beautiful, purple, watercolor butterflies card!

Anna said...

Hi Heather, I love the background on your card and those butterfly are lovely, Cheers Anna.

Jan Monforton said...

Omg, your cad is beautiful Heather!! I love the butterflies and the purple background is WOW!!

Sherry said...

very pretty, love how you did your background! love those butterflies!

Robin Monsos said...

Love the colors, this is a beautiful card.

Retired Librarian said...

Beautiful. The background color sets off the butterflies perfectly.

Ceal said...

So pretty, love the background!

Christi Lavers said...

Love the purple color and technique on your card.

Mary said...

That is a unique purple and it goes awesome on the embossed butterflies!

Teresa Doyle said...

Oh so pretty Heather, your card is really darling and the background colour is wonderful.

Crissy C. said...

My favorite color is purple. Love the card!!!

Beth Karschnick said...

Hey Heather,so pretty and sparkly and purplely!!! I am gonna have to keep this design on my brain. My granddaughter would totally love this card...Hey I do too...lol

Marjorie King said...

Really like the color of the card. I have been doing a lot of embossing lately so love that.

Katy said...

I love that watercolor background!

Ann K said...

Gorgeous butterflies - can't wait to see what else is in the store.

Kari V. said...

Beautiful colors! This is such a dreamy card!

Sue D said...

This is beautiful!

Jodie Ramdas said...

Gorgeous card Heather! Such a beautiful background! Thanks for sharing with us!

Amber Smith said...

Lover your beautiful background colours! And the butterflies, of course!

Amanda Rhodes said...

I love the purple background and the butterflies!

Lynn Fletcher said...

Heather, this butterfly is one I never get tired of and the colors in the background make it so special.

SharonNez said...

Very pretty card Heather!! Love the color choice! So clean and simple! TFS! :)

Clare Ellison said...

Oh Heather - this one takes my breath away! What a glorious card!

Becky Rohwer said...

Beautiful card.

belinda said...

Lovely card

Shirley said...

Very stunning card! Love it!!

Jan Arnold said...

Beautiful card! It's not good that I want all of these sets and dies! Love your watercolor background and the cute silver butterflies!

Katie said...

Beautiful card, such great colors.

Katie said...

What a gorgeous card, love you colors!




Woendi Levitt said...

Love this gorgeous background. The pop of silver butterflies on the purple is beautiful. TY for sharing your art.

Alaska .Kris said...

A lovely card and sentiment!

Michelle said...

Just beautiful! Butterflies are my fave. I really really need to get me some of those real brush pens!

Purple Princess said...

Just gorgeous!!

Mary Ellen Lounsbery said...

Awesome water colored background!

Sharon Salerno said...

Butterflies are so awesome! Your card is gorgeous! Reminds me that I haven't used this butterfly stamps yet! Maybe today!

Joyce said...

Heather, this is a beautiful card using my favorite colors!
Thanks!

Sandra Johnston said...

Stunning card!! I love everything about it and the colors are just breathtaking!

Linda said...

S T U N N I N G!!! Wow!

loceanjo said...

Awesome card! Love the colours!

Carolyn Steele said...

Another gorgeous piece of art from you! Just beautiful

Debbie said...

Love the background of this card!!!

ann greene said...

I like the use of purple in your card. Makes it look regal.

Kathy Serrahn said...

Beautiful card

Wendy Kasper said...

Heather such a gorgeous card you shared with us today. Thank you.

Cassie Langley said...

I love this card!!!! This was my very 1st SOA kit & I absolutely LOVE it! Thank you for sharing your card!

D.Ann C said...

Your card is, quite simply, stunningly beautiful!

Alta O said...

Love the Beautiful World set...and your gorgeous background!

Nana711 said...

Beautiful card. Love the background.

Nora N. said...

WOWZA!! I am in LOVE with the background that you did on this!! AMAZING!!

Shanean Williford said...

Wonderful background, reminds me of a sunset.

mtscrapgal said...

I love how you spotlighted the beautiful butterfly images. Wonderful card.

Trina said...

Love the background colors.

Gail Hislop said...

Hi Heather, This is one beautiful card and the sentiment is perfect for the card. You did a lovely job.

Debbie Nutt said...

soft and pretty!

Pat Gasko said...

I Can't say enough to describe this most beautiful card.

Sen72 said...

Wow, this is my favorite by far! I love the background!

Cristina said...

Purple, butterflies, sparkles.... What more can we ask for?! Gorgeous!

Patt H. said...

An awesome card!! I love the gorgeous vivid coloring & those butterflies!!

Patti Bomgardner said...

I love this stamp set and I especially love the inking and resist you did, so pretty!

CathyRose said...

Magical! Love the background treatment.

Teresa Cherka said...

Pretty, thanks for sharing.

Dee Earnshaw said...

OMG, this card JUST POPS. Love the purples you used and the butterfly stamp is just perfect!!!

Stephanie G said...

Love the purple water color background!

ljcasselman said...

I first saw this card on Facebook and fell in love. I like the "blot" effect just off center. Your creativity is enviable. Thanks!

Bonnie Sanche said...

AMAZING!

Wynn Walton said...

Wow!!! Love the background colour. Wynn. Xxx

Valley said...

lovely background

Helen Gullett said...

WOW... Love this purple gorgeous butterfly card!

Tamara said...

Beautiful card. Love this butterfly

Marianne said...

Gorgeous! One of the reasons I bought this SOA collection was because of this butterfly in the Gina K set but I still haven't actually used it. Duh!

Jo Lindskog said...

Loved the purple!! The card was beautiful

Maureen Reiss said...

Super BEAUTIFUL card!!

Kori Malakie said...

You use of color is wonderful!!

CONNIE BROOKS said...

Beautiful card....purple is a favorite color of mine. I like the stamp set you used. Gina K has some of the best. A good collaboration with Catherine I see. I must purchase this one.

Sharon Tate said...

Fab card and you used my favourite colour, Purple.

Marilyn Martin said...

Such a gorgeous card. I love the purple background.

luvhymns said...

Wonderful color to get the butterflies to stand out and the sentiment just makes for a showcase.

Kathy Mitts said...

Would love a chance to win free stuff!! Thanks for sharing

Janell S. said...

Love that background and color

Marcia said...

I like butterflies and I especially like the background technique. thanks

luv2stamp2 said...

Love your card! Very artistic and classic!

Paula Wolfe said...

Beautiful card. Very unique and i love the colors.

Susan Eliot said...

Can't believe I forgot about this blog hop! Glad Catherine reminded us with an email! Thanks for sharing your wonderful card!

Susan Eliot said...

Can't believe I forgot about this blog hop! Glad Catherine reminded us with an email! Thanks for sharing your wonderful card!

nicky w. said...

Love your design! Your card is very inspirational... I need to try that technique!

Stampnms said...

Your background is spectacular. Gorgeous card. Thanks for the inspiration.

helen woloski said...

Nice background.

Vonnie G. said...

Card is absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Sher@SistersInk said...

Always love watercolor techniques and love this stamp set.

Sandy said...

Love the background . . . and the butterflies . . . okay, it's justa great all-around card!

FirstLadyGT said...

The watermark is gorgeous!! love this card!

Carrie Brondyke said...

I really love the water colored background!

Amy Kolling said...

That background is incredible! Love those butterflies over the top! Gorgeous!

Elizabeth Garcia said...

beautiful technique.
very striking card.

Carol Drumwright said...

Great background. Love the watercolor technique!

Bea Connor said...

Stunning card. Love the color and the butterflies!

Linda Anderson said...

Beautiful background. Terrific card

Tina Z. said...

Amazing card!

pajaropr said...

Stunning, awesome card

April Holkan said...

Purple is my favorite put with the butterflies......stunning.

maryc1254 said...

Beautiful colors

Leslie Pierson said...

the blue colors of this card are just beautiful, I love your cards and watch your utube all the time

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