1.10.2017

Party Collection Blog Hop

Today is an exciting day for ink lovers everywhere.  Catherine Pooler is rolling out the rest of her first line of ink colors and it is a Party!  Vibrant colors with full coverage inking.  Who could ask for more?



Stamps: Still Smiling (Catherine Pooler Designs)
Ink: Aquatini, Flirty Fuchsia, Party Dress, Tiara (Catherine Pooler Designs)
Paper: Bright White (CPD) Basic Black (Stampin' Up)
Accessories: Friend Fri-Die, Friendly Flowers Fri-Dies (CAS-ual Fridays Stamps) Harleen Stencil (Winnie & Walter)

I just had to make a rainbow card with these luscious colors.  Can you blame me?  Here's a video showing you how I achieved the shadow rainbow look.





Which new color will you be picking up?  I'm going to be ordering the re-inkers and some more paper.  If you've never shopped CP's store before, click on this link to get a special code for your first purchase.


StampNation will also be getting a special code for the Birthday Bash going on this week.  If you are a StampNation member, be sure to go over there first and pick up your code.  The birthday bash starts tomorrow!!!



Are you ready to party with the rest of the design team?  Leave a comment on each stop along the hop for your best chance to win one of the $25 gift certificates Catherine is giving away (2) $25 gift certificates to her store.  Be sure to comment by 6pm EST on Thursday for your chance to win.


The more blogs you comment on, the better your odds of winning. Up next is the incredibly talented Taheerah Atchia.




So, what's your favorite new ink color?
Photo courtesy of Catherine Pooler


193 comments:

barbara macaskill said...

Gorgeous card!! These brilliant and crisp colors make my soul sing!! TFs!

Lynette said...

Cool card! Thanks for the video.

Beastybunny said...

Fun and vibrant card! Love how these inks blend together.

Janette said...

Beautiful card Heather, absolutely love the colors.

Julie M said...

This is exciting. Looking forward to using the new colors.

T Blevins said...

Love your colorful card. I like the background with the stencil.

Colleen Balija said...

Hi Heather! Your card is so cheerful and springy. I'm so impressed with the vibrancy and blending of of these colors.

Hoosier said...

Aqua - one of my favorite colors.

Theresa Knopf said...

Awesome card Heather!

kittykat3308 said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for the inspiration

Kathleen

Holly King said...

Such a fun card. I like the aqua and fusha also

Cathy said...

Thanks Heather wonderful card

Linda Gorman said...

Beautiful card, Heather! Thanks for the video too!!! I ordered it all!!!

Cindy McDonough said...

So pretty...and great use of those beautiful colors...love the design

Rebecca Yahrling said...

This is so lovely with the rainbow of colors.
Gorgeous design!

Penelope said...

I wouldn't have thought to double the stencil. I like it!

chris boldovici said...

Super card Heather! Love the Harleen stencil, it's so versitil......

aussiekez said...

Love the way you used the new colours on your cards. Very pretty.

Nana Donna said...

Beautiful card. The colors are gorgeous.

Karen Salter said...

Wow, what a bright and cheerful card. Love it.

Jenn said...

So pretty! The colors are so vibrant! Just love!

Kathy Serrahn said...

awesome card

anna said...

What a beautiful and amazing bright and cheerie card! Love it

Suzanne T.

auntbubbels said...

These colors really blend nicely together. Great job Heather.

Martha Harris said...

Such a great technique with the stencil--makes a gorgeous background! I love these colors.

Hope Angotti said...

Great card! Can't wait to get those inks in my hands!!!!

loceanjo said...

Awesome card!! Love the background!!

Sidney Baritz said...

Beautiful card, Heather! I love how you offset the stencil! I always love your cards!

jeanietootoo said...

Heather, I really liked the stenciling technique....can't wait for my inks to arrive so I can give this a try.

Military Mom said...

Wonderful card, and I totally agree with you! Aquatini and Flirty Fuchsia are my favorites too!

Pamela Gietzen said...

Absolutely LOVE your card~so colorful and detailed!

Thanks for sharing!

Sidney Baritz said...

Beautiful card Heather! Lovely how you offset the stencil! I always love your cards!

L.Smejkal said...

Love the ombre style die cut- friend! Really compliments the cards back ground!

Donna Dacy said...

I love your card. The colors are so vibrant and blend so well. The background is lovely.....great design. TFS

Karen Lindsay said...

I love the shadow stenciling demonstration. What a beautiful card you created using the new colors! Thank you for sharing.

Swimmom said...

Beautiful colors! Feels like Spring!

Helen Gullett said...

WOW... Heather, your card is so beautiful with the rainbow colors and stencil. So lovely!!

Laura Miller said...

Thanks for the tutorial on the technique with your stencil. The result is truly gorgeous.

Bonnie said...

Gorgeous card! I love the colors and vibrancy. I also think the technique is wonderful. Thanks for sharing that.

Ebrown said...

Gorgeous colors! The inks blend nicely. Can't wait to try them with the clarity brushes.
Lovely card.

Teri Smith said...

Your card is so pretty! I am blown away by how well these colours blend.

Mary said...

Love your very fun card. So colorful and again...love how vibrant the colors are.

Colleen said...

So bright and cheerful! I love the stencil technique.

Barb said...

I love the stenciling. I am a fan of bright colors an this was a great way to show them

Kathy Wright said...

Beautiful card Heather! I absolutely love the colors.

DebbieG said...

Pretty card. I love the colors

Kim Goodman said...

Amazing card,love the shadow effect! Can't wait to get these inks!!

Casie Williams said...

Wonderful card -- the stenciling is just wonderful!

Erm S said...

I love that way of blending. Something new for me to do. Such a beautiful card. Am so excited for all of the new colors.

Mary Nelson said...

Love this colorful beauty!! I need that friend stamp set! Can not wait to get the rest of those inks in my hands!

Anonymous said...

Fun card. I can't believe my eyes! They blend so well.

Nicki Wong said...

What a wonderful card to send to a friend. The colors blended so nicely.

Michelle said...

Love the colors in the background. What a lovely card.

Preety said...

beautiful card!
love the ink colors
thanks for sharing
cheers
preety

Cheryl Fisher said...

Love those inks, they blend beautifully.

Janet Harrington said...

What a gorgeous card! Really looks like a party!

Cheryl Fisher said...

Love the inks, I'm saving up to buy some of them.

Jane M said...

Love your card! Inks look great! Thanks for the video

Susan Wareham said...

Love the technique you shared thanks, these are fabulous colors love the rainbow or colors

Sue McRae said...

That's a lot of rainbow goodness! Love your fabulous background!

cindybearj said...

Your card background is just beautiful! Those inks are awesome!

Teresa Cherka said...

Beautiful colors,love the design. Thanks for sharing.

Jo Ann Lovell said...

Thank you for sharing .... so beautiful.

D.Ann C said...

Oh, WoW! This is so pretty and cheerful!! What a delightful color combo!

Marcia said...

Hot colors - Cool technique - Beautiful background - Perfect card!

Linda Ford said...

What a great colorful background, I love it

Michelle Uhlenhake said...

Thanks for the video!

Michelle Uhlenhake said...

Thanks for the video!

PattiB said...

Wow, so many techniques in one card. Thank you for all the great ideas. I'm looking forward to receiving the new ink colors so I can try this with my stencil.

Vickie Buehler said...

This is such as fun card! So "flirty! Love the techniques you've used!

jandbspiegel said...

I love that offset masking - it really makes the background stand out! Thanks for sharing.

Patty Beers said...

Fun card

Katie said...

Love it! The colors go great together!

Tracy said...

Love all the bright cheery colors on this card!

Mary said...

Aquatini is one of my FAVORITE colors too (although its hard to pick just one favorite!). Love this technique -- going to have to try this!

Carolyn Servais said...

Nice, nice color combo's. A worthy card for anyone to receive. I really like it.

Scraplea 1 said...

Oh my, that background is awesome! Thanks for the video showing your great technique. I want all the colors. Thanks for sharing on the blog hop!!

bbunch said...

Fantastic card, Heather. I will have to watch your video again to see all of the steps.

nicky w. said...

Awesome technique! Thank you for sharing!!!

Donna Hawkins said...

Love your card and the colors are wonderful! You ladies amaze me!

Carol Hardie said...

Heather ..... your card just made me smile. So bright and cheery. Loved the stencil technique and the outcome was awesome.

Marianne said...

Such a fab card showcasing these vibrant and hapoy ink colours.

Sue LD said...

I like your cute and cheery card with these new colorful inks.

Sheryl Brandt said...

Beautiful card! The inks are so vibrant and seem to work very well in you techniques. I got the original inks right away and ordered the new ones today!

Mary Holshouser said...

Beautiful.
Love the use of all of the colors.
The little butterfly and the flower
are fun additions.
thanks for sharing.

Tinstar said...

What a fun and vibrant card Heather. Georgeous

Kelly said...

makes such a beautiful and cheerful card! the blends are smooth!

clare barford said...

I love, love, love this card so happy and colourful and such an awesome idea to use the extra ink on the stencil to give a lighter look I am going to have to give that technique a try.

Priscilla S said...

Loving Tiara and it can be mixed with the other colors to create even more combos... and deep down inside we are all wearing one lol.

Priscilla S said...

Loving Tiara and it can be mixed with the other colors to create even more combos... and deep down inside we are all wearing one lol.

BrendaB said...

Beautiful card! I love the white lattice against those bright colors

JazzyH said...

Beautiful!

Karen said...

I am loving these rainbow backgrounds. I love this ink. Saw you on Christopher Allen's periscope last night. I don't usually see others that I recognize.

kim Smith said...

Very pretty.Love these ink pads.

Lee Jayne said...

Very pretty!

nancy y said...

I picked up all the new colors! I have really liked using the ones I got in the foundations box already! Love this rainbow background.

June Sefscik said...

Love the colors...beautiful card

Chrystyna said...

Super cards! Thanks for the video! Can't wait to play with the new colors. :-)

Beth Duell said...

Your stencil work is amazing You are very talented. Thank you

Jodi Wayman said...

I love this card & how it shows how well these inks blend

cindy lou said...

Those inks are really vibrant. They look really fun and colorful. Thanks for sharing.

canadian_liner said...

Love your rainbow stenciled background. So pretty and those vibrant colours look wonderful with that soft effect.
My faves in the new collection are Tutti Fruiti and Tiki Torch. But I can see the appeal of Aquatini and Flirty Fuschia!

Marilyn in Michigan said...

Love the way you stenciled your background!

Denise Brafford said...

Such an eye catching card. Beautiful!

Shelley Flaherty said...

I am excited to try these new colors. They are so brilliant! Thank you for sharing your talents! :)

Linda Anderson said...

Thank you for showing how you used the stencil and inks on your beautiful card.

Carrie K said...

Love these colors! That stenciling turned out gorgeous!!

Sherry said...

love the colorful background! beautiful card!

Crystal said...

These inks seem to blend so beautifully and the colors really do coordinate as advertised! Thanks for sharing... :-)

Elena C said...

Love how you are using those colors together...great job!!!

Robin Coxon said...

Shadow stenciling is a wonderful idea to use the new color collection. I love your idea.

Nathalie Paquette said...

Such a wonderful background !

Joni said...

Terrific technique. Those are my favorite two colors as well.

Joyce said...

I have the first 5 and can't wait to get the other colors and try your beautiful technique of shifting the stencil....sooo cool!

Laurie Schlichter said...

Just gorgeous and vibrant color. Love the way the stencil was shadowed!

Terri Mansfield said...

Absolutely can not wait for my new inks to arrive so I have the whole collection. I have this stencil am really looking forward to trying this technique. TFS!!!

June Ramsamy said...

Beautiful and colourful card. Love it!

Robin Monsos said...

So colorful and bright!

Theresa Robinson said...

Love how you did the background. I will definitely have to give that a try!

Gretchen Harold said...

Super technique I love the shadow you create.

Teena said...

Really cute card!

spelsue said...

Fun card.

Barbara Green said...

Love the coloring The card is really cute.

Catherine Pooler said...

Such a crisp and gorgeous card! Love it, Heather!

Sherry Lee said...

Thanks for the video!! Loved your card and your great technique with the stencil. The colors are so pretty!!

Christy Borfitz said...

Fantastic card, Heather! I love the new ink colors!

Ellen C said...

Heather thanks for the excellent video showcasing how well these inks blend together.

Marjorie King said...

Love the bright colors. Thanks for sharing.

Di said...

Your card is adorable! Thanks for sharing your techniques and creativity.

vicenta ghylin said...

Awesome card. Love the colors and these inks seem to blend so easily. Thank you for making the video and sharing your ideas.

Lindsey said...

Such a fabulous card! These colors look amazing together!

Kathy Doyle said...

Loved your background technique! Great colors used! I will have to try that one out when my ink order comes!

ann greene said...

Heather, this card is to die for. Wow. Thank you for sharing all the hints. I had forgotten about the shadow stenciling. Great job.

Brenda jaques said...

Love how you captured all the beautiful ink colors. Shows how well they all go together!

Marilyn said...

Love watching you create this card. Now that I see it up close, the black behind the friend adds a lot! Thanks for sharing.

Char K said...

thanks for the video, lovely work!

Localeyez said...

Oooh, oooh, oooh I have that stencil! Ahhhh, but I have to wait for the inks! Lol Lovely card Heather as always :)
Megan

Karen Kreider said...

So beautiful!

Maureen Peterson said...

Wonderful bright and cheerful card!! Loved the stencil technique you showed. Need to try that!!

Melissa Friedrich said...

Beautiful background, those COLORS are amazing! I love that stencil too! Thanks for another awesome video.

Marcia said...

Thank you for your videos. Love the cards created and the techniques you showed.

Melissa Miller said...

Wow, I LOVE your card, Heather! It's gorgeous!!

Barbara Brennan said...

I love the way you juxtaposed the stencil to create a different look to the stenciling and the variation of shading of the new colors. FABS!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Beautiful card, I love that inking background!

Trina said...

Pretty card. Thanks for the video.

Paula Wolfe said...

I love your bright and happy card. Thank you for including a video!

Dawn Kloman said...

I learned a new technique watching this and I love that. Thank you for the video and I love this card.

Craftydancer said...

I love rainbows also. The Fushia is growing on me. Thanks for the video. Cheryl

claudiamtz said...

Beautiful card! Such vibrant colors!

Dawn Turley said...

totally awesome Heather. I must use that stencil again like that. It makes an amazing background

Mom and wife. said...

love isss background. No the colours isss vibrant

Sabrina said...

Your card is so darling and so stinkin' cute!!!

Christy Q said...

Gorgeous card! The rainbow colors are sure to bring cheer to the recipient. Thank you for your video also - love the fact that you can blend these inks together so easily!

Nandini said...

Love your card. The new ink colors are just gorgeous! Especially love the Lime Rickey!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Pretty card. Love these vibrant new inks:)

Bonnie Sanche said...

Brilliant! Can't wait to try this!

Joyce Spear said...

What a delightful card, Heather! I just love those vibrant colors!

nfabbri said...

Great card, Great video!!!!

Pat Benger said...

Heather, love the rainbow stenciling! I will have to try the shadow effect! Great job!

Fran said...

Thanks for sharing that shadow technique, you created a wonderful card. Boy oh boy your skills has have leaped into the stratosphere Heather!

Laurie said...

Beautiful card! This is the first time I've seen that technique-so cool!! I'm going to have to try it!

Happy Grandma said...

Always love your cards!! So glad to see that you use the Xyron...I love mine too. I don't see many people using them anymore. Thanks for sharing!

Bobby said...

I love the stencil done like that.

Susan White said...

Beautiful card Heather!! I love these colors!!

Arlene D said...

Love the rainbow of colors and the use of the stencil by moving it!

JD, Just Juris Doctoris said...

Love how you used the stencil! I'm going to do some ink blending through the stencils I have!

Suna Stirk said...

Oh my! I am so buying these colours! Thanks for sharing this technique, it turned out so beautiful!

Nana Griffin said...

Great colors.

Alaska .Kris said...

In a word... gorgeous!

lol said...

Just lovely!

Andrea Dulaney said...

I love the shadow effect. I have the same stencil and I am going to try that when I get my inks. So excited!

Nancy-Anne Rockwell said...

Another cool technique that I must try now that I have more time. My stencils are sitting in my craft room just waiting for a play date! !!
I'm loving the look!!

Aida said...

These new ink products can do just about anything! Your cards are so pretty and those colors I just can't get enough of them! Thank you so much for sharing and the chance.

ScrappyKsue said...

i love how you did the stenciling. colors are great!

Marise Nyberg said...

So vibrant and colourful, my type of card completely. Love these inks.

Beth Karschnick said...

Hey Heather, LOVE LOVE LOVE, sounds like a Beatles song...tee hee!! Gorgeous card!!

SharonNez said...

Hi Heather! Love your card!! I think we're going to be seeing lots of rainbows in the SN gallery! :) It's a wonderful thing! CP's inks are SO vibrant....and they showcase beautifully on a card like yours. Thanks for sharing!! :)

Pam wells said...

I love all the colors, but auquatini is probably my fav.

Deana Benson said...

Those colors look stunning. What a beautiful card. Now I really want to play

Kristie Goulet said...

So pretty, Heather! Love me a rainbow. ♥

Debbie Reemtsen said...

Great card-these colors are so clear!

Sjsytechie said...

Love these cards...very creative and the ink makes them sparkle even more.

Sher@SistersInk said...

Another beautiful card with some great techniques. I loved that you used a number of products from different SOA boxes. More ideas and inspiration.

Becky Rohwer said...

Beautiful card. Love all the great colors and great technique. Can't wait to get my new inks.

Fe Orot Mejia said...

"Happy" card. The colors are gorgeous.

Erin (CelticCrafter) said...

Gorgeous card, Heather!!! Thanks for the video! ☺

LINDA OGBURN said...

Beautiful love the colors

Gail said...

Your card is bright and happy Heather. And, thanks for the video.

Amanda dunaway said...

Beautiful ideas! Love the inks

Susangail Powell said...

Such a fun & vibrant card Heather! Love it!

Deborah said...

Your Card was absolutely BEAUTIFUL. I love the Flirty Fuchsia color.

Deborah L Cieply

Kathy M. said...

Love your trick with the stencil and the beautiful colors!!

Jackie B said...

What a bright and cheerful card. I love the technique you used with the stencil. I can't wait to try that, Thanks for the great idea.