Friday, March 23, 2018

Pink & Main - Blog Hop & Giveaway

Hey everyone! Lydia here with a guest post today and a very special blog hop with the Pink & Main team!

I love the quirkiness of their stamp sets - it's right up my alley. Their Llamas set made me literally laugh out loud the first time I saw it, and I knew it had to be mine. I think there must be llama social media - because everyone is always saving the drama for their llamas - how could they be so dramatic without the llama equivalent of Facebook? :) 

Anyway, I took the dramatic llama from the set and colored it with what I call "cartoon" coloring - where I just make my shadows with solid lines, and not blended ones. This gives it a crisper, more cartoonish look - a little tip I picked up from my sweet friend Anna Wight. That also makes it much quicker to color, and I'm all about that, since my watercolor cards (like the one I did today) take me up to 8 hours to complete. That's right - I'm completely insane. But I do enjoy the process of watercolor. With markers, I like it to be quick and bright and happy, so I do my cartoon thing.

Besides - that llama is sooooo filled with DRAMA! :) I cut him out with the matching dies, and just did some simple framing with patterned paper, that I cut to leave a gap to the card base for the sentiment.
Llama Drama by Understand Blue
Llamas - Pink and Main LLC
[ PNK ]
Llamas Dies - Pink and Main LLC
[ PNK ]
Copic Sketch Marker Y35 MAIZE Bright...
[ SSS | ELH | MFT | ART ]
Copic Sketch Marker YR68 ORANGE...
[ SSS | MFT | ELH | ART ]
Copic Sketch MARKER FYG2 FLUORESCENT...
[ SSS | MFT | ELH | ART ]
Copic Sketch Marker RV29 CRIMSON Red...
[ SSS | MFT | ELH | ART ]
Copic Sketch MARKER BG000 PALE AQUA
[ SSS | MFT | ELH ]
Copic Sketch Marker BG02 NEW BLUE
[ SSS | MFT | ELH | ART ]
Petal Passion Designer Series Paper...
[ SUP ]
Whisper White Cardstock - Thick
[ SUP ]
MISTI Stamping Tool
[ MSW | HA | SSS | ELH | SBC | MFT ]
Absorber - Synthetic Cleaning Cloth
[ AMZUS ]
Rotatrim Professional Series Cutter -...
[ BLIC ]
Mudder 10 Pack White Buffer Sanding...
[ AMZUS ]
Xyron ADHESIVE ERASER 23675
[ SSS | ART | AMZUS ]
Bone Folder by Stampin' Up!
[ SUP ]
Multipurpose Liquid Glue by Stampin' Up!
[ SUP ]
Sizzix BIG SHOT EXPRESS Gray and...
[ SSS ]

Isn't that fun? The other llamas in the set are adorable as well.

So today we have a blog hop with the Pink & Main team - I can't wait to see what everyone has done! 

Comment on each stop on the hop by April 1st to be entered to win a shopping spree from our store or one from Pink & Main!

Enjoy the inspiration on each blog below! 




55 comments:

  1. LOL! I never really noticed the look on his face. I have this set so thanks for the idea. ❤️😊

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  2. By the way, this was a fantastic hop. It was a real pleasure to participate with you and Pink and Main. ❤️😊

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  3. Those llamas are just the best. Can't wait to get them. They sold out at a stamp show I went to recently. Thank you for the opportunity to win such generous prizes.

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  4. Okay...this is just too cute! LOVE LOVE LOVE that llama. Definitely a "tude" with that sweet thing. Fantastic card ♥

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  5. Ohhh that is super adorable! Love it

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  6. So fun, loving that sweet llama!

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  7. Fun, my granddaughters favorite animal

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  8. Fantastic Hop! Love all the great ideas!

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  9. Super fun card! The bold stripes compliment the "cartoon coloring" perfectly.

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  10. I love this card! I love the llama and the black and white background. I love the sentiment, it made me laugh. And yes it is so true. I absolutely LOVE my MISTI!!! I have recommended the MISTI, to everyone I meet that loves stamping. It changed the stamping world forever. THANK YOU.❤️❤️❤️

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  11. That is sticking adorable. I love the bold pattern with the image.

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  12. Very cute card, I love llamas, especially the one in "insurance" commercial.

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  13. Love the cartoon coloring! Never thought to do that...thanks so much for the inspiration!

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  14. Very cool is your lama with drama! Lovely hop!

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  15. Cool card, love the cartoon coloring!

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  16. Awesome way to
    color the Llama.
    Cute card.
    Carla from Utah

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  17. Fun card.... I know a few people I can give that one to. LOL

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  18. Am in love with the llama!! I have Pink and Main papers and stamps but have to get this llama and a new Misti!

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  19. what a fun llama drama card!!

    jenni

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  20. Love the llama and sentiment! Very fun card!

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  21. Love the contrast on the card, makes the llama really "drama-tic". Sorry, couldn't resist. Great blog-hop!

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  22. Very cool, funky card, I've never come across drama with a llama !!!

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  23. Lol! I love it! I just want to say that I can’t imagine life without my Misti!

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  24. That coloring style is so unique. It’s awesome! Great card!

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  25. love this card! just soooo cute! I Love the Misti and had a chance to use one at a friends and would love to own one but I am disabled due to a drunk driver hitting me head on. Living on a disability income makes it quite hard to afford my luxuries. HAHAHA. One day I hope to buy this wonderful tool! It is on my wish list! It would sooo help me since I do not have the strength to stamp as hard as I need to in my arms to make a crisp outline . This would let me go over my stamp as many times as I need to. Oh what a dream tool this is to me! Thank you for making it ! Can't wait to one day own it! Bless you!

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  26. Love the way you
    colored the Llama.
    Darling card.
    Carla from Utah

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  27. Cute Llama, love how the Misti takes the drama out of stamping

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  28. Haha! this card made me laugh! My mom would absolutely love this card! She loves Llamas!

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  29. So cute--I like your coloring.

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  30. Oh that llama set must come live at my house too! LOVE THIS CARD! *sorry, I had to shout it* ;)

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  31. Cute...love the fun sentiment!

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  32. Precious card! The llama is adorable.

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  33. This is a great stamp set! I like the way you colored the llama, and the sentiment is so funny! Pink & Main plus My Sweet Petunia has been a fun collaboration!

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  34. Super cute llama! Love the look on his face! Your design with the patterned paper is great.

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  35. The cards are beautiful, I love the colors.

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  36. The llama looks so fluffy.
    Great shading.
    thanks for having the hop.
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  37. Oh ! This is such a cute lama ! I love the color combo.
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

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  38. Adorable llama card is so cute and creative.Love the sentiment.Thanks for sharing.

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  39. Super cute llama card,it's lovely!

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  40. Just look at his facial expression!! How stinkin cute.

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  41. Thanks so much for a great hop and chance to win. Love that darling llama.

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  42. I love all of the new ideas!

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  43. I love all of the new ideas!

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  44. Wonderful card. Fun hop. Thank you.

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  45. A friend of mine is over the moon for the llamas. This is cute.

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  46. That is such a cute card. I love the llama you used, and just must have that set. Thanks for sharing. Had to laugh at the saying.

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  47. Adorable! Love the funny sentiment!!!

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  48. Super cute and fun. Love the colors, patterns, and design. Just adorable.

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  49. This llama looks so regal! LOL One of my favorite stamps sets by Pink & Main. :)

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