Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The Journey sneak peek!

Welcome to the first day of the sneak peeks for the August release! Today's blog hop challenge features a new set illustrated by Chris Dark. This gorgeous Asian themed stamp set includes so many beautiful images and sentiments!!

Did you make your way here from my lovely friend Holly's Blog? If so then great! If not, you may want to head back to the TSG Blog for all the details.
The Journey is a 6x8 stamp set that includes a total of 20 stamps and will sell for $24.

Would you like the chance to win this set? It's easy! All you need to do is comment on all of the participating Trendsetter's blogs and leave a comment on their The Journey blog post. You can start at the TSG Blog to get all of the details about this Blog Hop Challenge :)

*I sponged clouds onto the white main panel before stamping the branch from the set (which is actually two pieces!!)
*The image was stamped onto scrap cardstock 2 other times and colored with Prismacolor Pencils blended with odorless mineral spirits.
*I cut out pieces of the 'scrap' images to layer onto the branch stamped on the white layer with dimensionals
*ribbon was stiched on with sewing machine





Next on this hop is the fabulous Jessie!

44 comments:

Angela (jellybean74) said...

OMGoodness!!!! This is absolutely gorgeous!!! WOWZA!!!!

Heather P. said...

*GASP!* This is amazing, Jessica! Wow!

g said...

so incredibly beautiful!! amazing work!

torico said...

Beautiful work Jessica! Love the simple layout and soft colors.

Anita said...

Amazing!!!!!

jacqy ewalt said...

so sweet

Theresa said...

Jessica, what a beautiful card. Wow look at all that cutting you did. Your card is amazing.

Linda L said...

Awesome sentiment and love that sweet flowering branch....the cutting must have taken a while but very worth it Jessica:-)

dj1952 said...

Fantastic! I love cherry blossoms. They are so pretty and soft. You did an awesome job on your card.

Chris said...

Such a serene and beautiful card Jessica, you've really captured the feeling and all the little popped up flowers look stunning. :D

Holly aka Toy said...

Fab card, my friend! I can't wait to get my hands on those cherry blossoms!

Lisa H. said...

stunning! love how your flowers pop and those clouds are sooo pretty and perfect for the background.

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

Oh!! Sigh!!! This is MAGNIFICENT Jess! LOVE all the dimension on this! This is out of this world!!

okienurse said...

So elegant and simple! It belies all the beautiful work you put into it! Thanks for sharing!

darling Ho said...

So pretty!
The color is soft and nice. :)

Kate said...

My favorite quote!

** Kate **

Becki Jo said...

Such detail !! Very pretty, wonderful work...love the 3-D.

Dina said...

This is gorgeous! I adore the colors and the blossom coming from the side. Great job!

Crafty Math Chick said...

Oh Jessica - this is lovely - it maust have taken you forever to cut out all those flower and pop them up. Love the dimension! And how did you have time to make cards in the middle of a move woman? Congrats on your new home! I get to pick up my hubby later today! EEEEE!!

Melissa Craig said...

Oh wow Jessica! I love the cherry blossoms. I commented to Chris that this image is what drew me in. Not only does it make me think of one of my favorite scenes in Memoirs of a Geisha - but the beautiful cherry blossoms in the DC area. Gorgeous!!

Sharron said...

AWESOME--love all the layering with the flowers. What beautiful cherry blossoms and how wonderful that there are 2 separate branch stamps.

Kathy Kelsheimer said...

Hi Jessica, This card is beautiful and, oh so, feminine! Thanks for the inspiration! from, shecop@charter.net

Katie Skiff said...

{jaw dropping} WOW girl!! This is beautiful!!

Liz said...

So pretty! Love it!

Lillian Child said...

WOW - beautiful. Love these delicate flowers and the way you've given them "life" on your card creation!

Elena said...

What a great card for sympathy or other special needs. I love to have those kind on hand.
thanks,
elena

Patty Chapman said...

Oh....this is so beautiful, I love the serenity of the card and yet you want to look and look at the detail. Love the sponge clouds!

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) said...

Wow. Gorgeous and the way you popped up all those flowers is just amazing! Tedious work for a gorgeous result!

kbell said...

what an amazing card! you are very talented!! so intricate, yet so simple.

Banu said...

OMG!! What a beautiful card. Loved that image. I am so needing this set.

Rebecca said...

First I love cherry blossoms, and the work you did with this card is amazing. I wish I had the cutting skills

Erin said...

So pretty, love it.

Maryu said...

Cutting out the extra blossoms and popping up is a stroke of genius. A lovely, simple card with great details--clouds are the perfect finishing touch.

Jackie said...

This is amazing Jessica, I love what you did with the branch! The clouds in the background are so perfect for this...just a fabulous card!

Kim Teasdale said...

Holy Schmoley woman! You actually cut our all of those little cherry blossoms? I wasn't even brave enough to do that!! WOW! What a stunning card :D

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Jessica. Love all the paper piecing. And the colors are so soft, perfect for this cherry blossom.

Billie A said...

Wow amazing so pretty so much cutting but well worth it. Just beautiful.

Stacy said...

LOVE the coloring on the cherry blossoms!

Sandra MacLean said...

Oh, you're my hero Jess!! All that perfect tiny cutting!! You ROCK sistah!!

Danielle Lounds said...

Wow *gasp* wow! All those beautiful little flowers you cut out... amazing!!!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Holy crap woman!! Are you nuts!!??!! I LOVE the flowers, and the fact that you cut them all out...multiple times...wow!! Gorgeous work!!

Wendy said...

Ho, this is stunning!!

Pam Varnell said...

OMG I can't believe you cut out those flowers but it looks so amazing. Well worth the effort. Really LOVE this set.

lenainwonderland said...

I just have to tell ya how much I love cherry blossoms! and your card is just so airy and light..love!