Friday, October 2, 2015

October Blog Hop

Welcome to the From the Heart Stamps Blog Hop.
This month there is a meet the Design Team theme.
I'm especially excited,
because this is the first full month that I've been a Design Team member!
We'll be showing you lots of great cards and projects and telling you a little bit about ourselves.
So, as you hop along, please leave a comment on each blog.
One random commenter will be selected on each blog
to win an image of choice from the FTHS store....
and additionally, we will have a game with prizes on the FTHS Blog!
If you have arrived here from Cammy's blog you are in the right place,
if not you can start on the From The Heart Stamps Blog, so
you don't miss anything.
Here is my project:
I made a card and a wine bottle tag combo
 using one of my favorite digi's the Birdbrain Wine stamp.
The Happy Birthday sentiment on the bottle tag is from
the Mouse Balloon stamp, which happens to be a FREE download!
How great is that?!
I love being able to size the image to whatever size I need.
One thing I've found helpful when printing an image that you
want to color with Copic Markers is to immediately
 heat seal your image with a heat gun .
In addition to Copics,
 I used a  wine bottle  tag die and a Celebrate word die, both from Papertrey Ink.
Now, to the get to know me better part. Here are a few facts about me:
How long have you been on the FTHS design team?
—Just joined! This is my very first blog hop ever!

 What is your favorite coloring technique?
 Coloring with copic markers, I’ve taken classes and earned the intermediate
and the Papercrafting Designer certifications from Copic.

 What is your favorite category of images in the FTHS store?
– I LOVE Birdbrain!

 What is a good tip for printing digital images?-
Heat seal right out of the printer with your heat gun.

 Something about me no team member knows.-
 I have a large super bright lime green leather desk chair in my craft room!
Now, head on over to Imke's blog and see what she has created.
Thanks for Hopping with us today,
the hop will end on Monday October 5th at 6am EST.
Winners will be posted on the From the Heart Stamps Blog
on Wednesday October 7th.
'till next time,


  1. Happy first blog hop Doni :)
    Wow what a fantastic set you've created, and your colouring is spectacular!
    Jo xx

  2. Awesome set created, love the images and colours chosen, happy first blog hop x

  3. Gorgeous set! Great coloring. Somebody will be very happy to be at the receiving end.


  4. Very creative Doni - looking forward to more of your fun design ideas.

  5. This is a fabulous set Doni! What a great idea to use this image as a wine bottle tag - might be 'borrowing' that idea myself!! :-)

  6. Doni, LOVE THIS! Such a cute bottle tag and card set. I'm a wine lover and think this is a perfect gift set. Beautifully done! So glad to have you on the team.

  7. What a great idea to use the image two different ways!

  8. Love how you colored in the images and the great wine bottle tag idea:)

  9. You have created such a special gift! It's beautiful...I especially love the colors. My daughter and you share the same favorite color, lime green. He walls would look like your blog, but I talked her into a more subtle green with bright accents. :) Happy first blog hop! I'm SO happy to have you on the team. Thank you for being a part of it.

  10. This is such a fun project- you rocked your first hop! Love your coloring and color choices perfectly clean and simple and a perfect combo. It was great to learn more about you! I bet your craft room is awesome with that chair and that it helps with creativity :) Now...want to come over for some wine? Welcome to the team!

  11. Love this tag and card set! Super cute and beautiful coloring. :o)

  12. What a fun gift your coloring! It was fun "getting to know you"; welcome to the team!

  13. Hola doni, thank you for your kind comment, i´m gald to see you.
    Great present for a birthday party ;D, fantastic colouring and fanny set.
    Yours houses are fantastic too, great work!
    Hugs from Palma de Mallorca

  14. I love this! Such a great idea to make the wine bottle tag to match your card. I may have to use that idea!!! Thanks for the inspiration :)

  15. love the colours and the tag for the bottle is a lovely idea

  16. LOVE your card and tag! My fav color is purple and I adore this. Welcome to the team and I enjoyed getting to know more about you :)

  17. What a wonderful pairing...just like wine and cheese ;-) Beautiful colors AND coloring. Just love it.

    And thank you for the tip about heat setting printed images. I don't know how, after all these years, this is the first I'm hearing about this!

    Loved getting to know you a little better.

  18. Your wine tag and card are terrific and make the perfect gift. Thanks for sharing.

  19. What a fabulous set and your coloring is just gorgeous.

  20. This is such a great set, Doni! Lovely colors and coloring! So glad to be on the team with you!


  21. Beautiful coloring and card, love it. Sarah W

  22. A lime green desk chair? Sounds like an awesome place to work. Love the tag and card. Great coloring. TFS

  23. Doni, this is a great idea! I may have to CASE it for Christmas goodies. Your coloring is amazing! I have a feeling you are a lime green kinda gal (so am I!). Looking forward to loads of fun being teamies!

  24. Hi Doni, Congratulations on making the From the Heart Stamps Design Team!! I too LOVE birdbrain and made this image into a birthday card for my Dad earlier this year, looking forward to more of your lovely inspiration, have a fabulous weekend...Megan

  25. Welcome on your first {From the Heart} blog hop, Doni !! Your projects are amazing. Love this "Wine Birdbrain Set" and your coloring is amazing !
    And i´m sure your lime green leather desk chair is an eyecatcher !

  26. Oh how cute this is, love the wine tag and the card! Great coloring!

  27. Love the card and I forget about bottle tags! What a great idea. Love your projects.

  28. What a great gift idea... fantastic coloring and crisp clean designs. Beautiful work, Dori!

  29. AWESOME card and tag! Love this image and your coloring is fantastic!

    Brenda G.

  30. Your card and tag are so fun! I get a kick out of the Birdbrains! I enjoyed reading about you - thank you for sharing your tips!

  31. Very elegant combo! I love the image and your coloring! Thanks for sharing.

  32. Such a neat idea for a giftie: a combo! Must get me that wine bottle die. Also, I love lime green: as a quilter, I consider it a neutral.
    Thanks for the opportunity to win!
    Tina in San diego

  33. Super fun gift set, Doni! Thanks for the inspiration.

  34. Great project! Congrats on your first blog hop.

  35. Congratulations on your first blog hop, Doni. :-D Gorgeous projects. :-D

  36. What a great combo Doni, fabulous work!

    I really loved getting to now everyone better on this hop, welcome to the team!


  37. Your coloring is awesome Doni, great project!

  38. Need to get this image for my best friend's birthday card I need to make her for November. Thanks for the inspiration.
    Kathy D.

  39. This is a fantastic creation!! Love the tag! Love your coloring!! Just gorgeous!!!

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