Friday, February 25, 2011

Claudia & Co Blog Hop

Hello and Welcome to Claudia and Company's first ever Customer Blog Hop!
We’re so excited to have you join us!
Today Claudia and Company is celebrating all of US; their dear friends and customers and that includes YOU!

If you’ve just joined the fun, be sure to pop over to the Claudia and Company Blog to start the hop and get all the deets!
Hi all, today I made a luminaria using the Love vase digital  from C&Co. When I saw this little vase I just had to have it and right away I envisioned a soft glowing light inside the luminaria as a backdrop for this cute little image. I used some vanilla embossed paper I found at a garage sale for the base and confetti specked vellum to cover the little windows created with my large scallop nestie. I took a piece of vanilla paper and used a border punch along the edge and inserted it inside the top portion of the luminaria. I then took a piece of very curly/sparkly ribbon and wrapped around the top leaving a little extra to curl down the sides and topped the knot of the ribbon with a deep red rhinestone...I colored my Love Vase with copic markers and touched it up with a little glitter here and there...each side of the luminaria has it's own little vase. I had fun with this and I hope you enjoy my little project for today..

Be sure and leave a comment on each of today’s fabulous posts, to be eligible for the prizes that are up for grabs! You'll have until Monday, February 28, 12pm EST to comment. Winners will be announced on March 1, during their Release Day Showcase.

Here is the complete list of stops on the Hop! Thanks for joining us and happy hopping!

Carol                     You are here.....
Mary J         


LORi said...

So Pretty!! Love what you did with John's image!! Hugs-LORi

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Wow! Carol, how creative and beautiful! Love it!

Taylor said...

love the bit of sparkle - perfect!

kadie said...

My dear sweet Carol...this is FANTASTIC!! omgosh, sorry, had to stop the drooling there for a sec. A luminary! What a fab idea and soooo beautiful. Perfect project for this stamp! I love it! Thanks SO MUCH for being a part of this hop. LOVE YA, SISTAH!

April said...

I am so jealous of your creativity!! I too had to wipe the drool off becofre I could comment!

Am so glad you are my friend because it would be easy to hate

jan farnworth said...

nice card

Debc06 said...

Great Luminary. The details are great. TFS

Lorie said...

WOW! You REALLY had a vision, girl, AND you pulled it together beautifully! What a great project!

Love ya,

MiamiKel said...

Oh my Carol! This is what I call Go Big or Go Home! You blew this project out of the ballpark! This is just stunning and elegant, way to craft my friend! xox0

Mary J said...

Wow, really clever Carol!

Jennifer Shults said...

Very cute card! I love that stamp. You did a great job with the coloring on it!

Terry said...

Wow Carol...what a cool project! I love it!

~Paola~ said...

omgoshhhhhhhhhhhhhh!! Carol hunn YOU scored HUGE w/this project!! VA VA VA VUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM my friend...honestly!!
Il tuo talento non ha confini cara amica mia!
(Your talent has no boundaries my dear friend!)
You are always taking my breath away w/your creations...Love IT and love you!!!:o)

Lori said...

Very unique!

Kimmarie Baker said...

This is fantastic! Love the image and how you made the luminara. thanks for sharing the details.

faithnme said...

Wow this is "gorgeous".. I love the details. soo beautiful


BlueInks said...

For Pete's sake, Carol! Today I made a it was nothing! Wow! So cool. You rocked it, Sistah!

Darlene said...

Holy Cannoli, Carol!!! You are a creative genius. This is so pretty. Thanks for all of the details, but I doubt that I could ever turn out such a pretty luminary!

Susan said...

WOW, Carol, this is amazing! A real stunner for sure - So sparkly and feminine! This really, really *shines a new light* on your creativity! Love it! {hug}

Pat said...

So sparkly and pretty!

Mary Giles said...

Wow that is just beautiful Carol! I bet it really just makes the atmosphere right for romance. {grin}...great project.

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Very creative! Love that soft glow.


Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful project!! Love the touch of sparkle!!

AJoy said...

Looks romantic.

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Kimmarie Baker said...

I found you through the C&CO. Hop. I really like your blog. Your creations are so pretty. I am giving you the Stylish Blogger Award. Go to my blog for all the details.

titancia said...

How gorgeous! I love how pretty and unique it is.

Cara said...

Very pretty!!

Judy McMullen said...

Wow! What an awesome project, Carol. Love your pretty, pretty Luminaria!

Lillian Child said...

So very pretty!

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