Stamper’s Dream and Friends Blog Hop!

I’m thrilled to be hopping with The Dream Team from Stamper’s Dream today!!!

Right after I tell you about my cards I’m going to introduce the hop list!

My first card uses Hugs to You Borders & Centers Oval 2-1/4″ x 3-1/16″ by JustRite Stamps, Papaya Puree Lt Prismatic paper, and  Lacy Ovals Nestabilities by Spellbinders. I used a sponge and Memento inks (Cantaloupe and Lilac Posies) for the shadowed backgrounds and stamping.

My next card uses Impression Obsession’s All Occassion Clear Stamp set , Lovely Rose Small Cling Stamp, Wood Grain Cover-A-Card Cling Background stamp

Here is the blog hop list.  Have you ever seen a more talented list of designers?  Be sure to leave a comment for each and every one of them when you visit their blog post today. TWO have hidden blog candy, and you are required to comment on their blog post for a chance to win!

Becca Feeken
Michelle Rodgers
Jerri Kay Jimenez
Amy Sheffer
Denise Marzec
Arlene Cuevas
Leslie Miller
Cindy Lawrence
Kellie Fortin
Tosh Leyendekker
You are here –>Jeanne Streiff
Mariana Grigsby
Joan Ervin
Lea Lawson
Frances Byrne
Christina Fischer
Carla Murphy
Teresa Kline
Carol Longacre
Gabriela Divine

Here are the two prize packages from Stamper’s Dream :

one for each lucky winner!  Good stuff, huh?

The winners will be announced here Thursday evening, April 14 as well as on the blogs that had the hidden candy! So be sure to check back to see who the two winners are….it could be you!

191 responses to “Stamper’s Dream and Friends Blog Hop!

  1. Jeanne – your two cards are just wonderful. Your sponging and color blending blows me away. Truly beautiful – both of them!

  2. Abosultely adorable!!!

  3. Jeanne, your cards are just beautiful! I especially love the second one with the rose. You do lovely work! I’m truly enjoying the blog hop!

  4. Judy I, St. Louis MO

    Beautiful projects. Thanks for the great inspiration.

  5. Jeanne I love your cards. I love the the doilie used on the 2nd card, so elegant.

  6. GrannyCharlotte

    Jeanne these cards are so pretty. The doily and the rose are too lovely. The purple really pops on the first card. Great design and embellishments. Thanks for sharing your talent.

  7. Both of these cards are lovely, thanks for sharing.

  8. these cards are beautiful, thanks for sharing.

  9. Love your cards. Simple ribbon bows, simple sentiments = beautiful cards. I think I could make these cards! Thanks for sharing.

  10. Your cards are so beautiful…love your coloring!

  11. Both cards are beautiful, I love the color combination on the first one. Thanks for sharing and a chance to win a great prize.

  12. Beautiful cards. I thought you used an air gun, the sponging looks so soft.

  13. Hello,

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful talent today with us, the rest of the world. It is truly a wonderful card.

  14. Both cards are wonderful, but I’m so drawn to the 2nd one with that fabulous wood-grain background and red flower on the doily! Nice job on both!

  15. LOVE both of these cards!

  16. both cards are so lovely, hard to pick which is my fav

  17. Freedom Stanford

    So beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

  18. Gorgeous cards, I love the pearls and the rose. Thanks for sharing.

  19. Evette K. Ciampo

    Jeanne what two wonderful cards. Your shading is top notch. Just ordered more Tim Holz distress inks so I am getting prepared to try my hand at shading. TY for sharing with us. Hugs.

  20. Beautiful! Both of them! Love your work.

  21. Marilyn Willauer

    Beautiful cards! Love your first card ‘hugs to you’ like the layout, die cut and embellishments. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your day!

  22. Wowzers girls! Both cards are absolutely stunning!

  23. Beautiful cards! I especially love the inking with the cantaloupe and lilac.

  24. AWESOME cards, Jeanne! BOTH of them! You have such an eye for color and design…and it really shows in these creations! Thanks so much for hopping with us today, and promise you will do it again, okay? {{HUGS!}}

  25. Love your cards and the shading behind the focal point. Just beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cards.

  26. Linda Rich 1137 /2011/02/01/cheery-hello-card/

    I love both cards. The rose is beautiful. Thank you.

  27. Jeanne – love how you hand cut the frame from hugs to you and matted it with the Oval Lacey Circle!! Brilliant!! And the coloring in your rose is stunning!!

  28. Beautiful cards, I love the shading and the simplicity of the cards.

  29. Barbara Wilson

    Two very lovely cards.

  30. Kristine Vencel

    Love the wood grain effect on the 2nd card. Beautiful framing on the 1st card!

  31. Great cards – love the rose image.

  32. Wow,wonderful wonderful cards,simply stunning!


  33. both cards are beautiful!

  34. these are beautiful! I love the sponging in the first, looks like air brushing. Stunning work Jeanne!

  35. Two very nice cards…..lovely and soft ….like the wood background on the second one. TFS

  36. Neat cards. I really like both of them. So versatile. Thanks for sharing them.
    Candy Meyers

  37. Your cards are both so pretty and I love the lacy punch border and the sponge effect. Thanks for sharing

  38. Beautiful cards. I love the designs.

  39. I love this card, beautiful

  40. Two incredibly beautiful cards!!!!

  41. Super beautiful cards. Love the big bows you added to your cards. They are beautiful!!

  42. Two very pretty cards. Love your colors and layout. Thanks for some great Monday fun.

  43. The shadowing effect you used on your first card is wonderful! And I love it’s beautiful simplicity. Thanks so much for sharing these terrific cards.

  44. Ooooh, Jeanne…your cards are both fabulous!!!! I love how you added the pearls on the first and your rose is sooo pretty on the second!!!

  45. Love your designs. The cards are great.

  46. I love the cards. simple but elegant. I love the punch border and the shading you did with the colors on the first card.

  47. Maureen Chandler

    Both cards are so pretty – I especially love the doily! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win!

  48. Beautiful cards, glad I found your blog!

  49. I love both of your cards – epecially the rose card. It is jsut adorable!

  50. What lovely work! I love the layers. TFS
    Hugs, Jessica

  51. Both of these are just beautiful….simply adorable…thank you for sharing these with us….

  52. Love your Hugs and Just for you cards.

  53. Both cards are beautful. I’ve always loved your style and I love anything with a rose on it.

  54. Beautiful work! Love the sponging on your first card!

  55. Love that woodgrain background and the sponging in the first card! Lovely work.

  56. Both cards are fantastic, beautiful job!

  57. Love your card. It is so pretty. The graduated coloring is awesome.

  58. Your work is very nice, just love the rose card so much. Thanks for the invite to blog hop.

  59. That is just SO pretty! I love all the shading/sponging.

  60. These are both beautiful, Jeanne!! I love the pearl accents on the first one…such a lovely touch!! ♥♥♥

  61. love how you framed the hus to you sentiment-the sponging in the background is lovely!

  62. Cheryl Stauffer

    Thank you for sharing your two beautiful cards with us. I really appreciate all the shading and sponging you did as it really sets your framed image off!

  63. Both are beautiful!!! The color combo on the first one is great!!! I need to try that!!

  64. love the dollie effect andthe sponging but both are nice cards.

  65. Both cards are wonderful. Love the layered die cuts on the first, with the pearls around it – and, I like how you sponged the doily on your second card.

  66. Both cards are made so well and are gorgeous. Hard to pick which one I like best.

  67. Both cards relatively simple, but beautiful. Your coloring is fabulous, wish I could see them in person.

  68. LOVE that scalloped oval nestie!! On my hit list for sure 🙂 Two gorgeous and totally different cards 🙂

  69. Both cards relatively simple, but beautiful. Your colors are gorgeous, wish I could see them in person.

  70. Beautiful cards! Love the scalloped oval nestie and the colors you put together! Nice job on both!

  71. What lovely cards!!!! I love what you did with them.

  72. I love using paper doilies. Your work is beautiful.

  73. I just love cards with pearls! What a lovely representation.

  74. Chrissy Wilczynski

    Lovely cards, thanks for the chance to win such great prizes. Fingers crossed.

  75. conniemelancon

    beautiful cards!

  76. Jeanne, both of these cards are just so pretty. I always love your work !!!! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win some fantastic blog candy.

  77. Jeanne, I love both of these cards. I actually follow you because I love your style and you always have some beautiful cards to share. Thank you for sharing and the chance to win some great blog candy.

  78. Your work is amazing. Both cards are lovely.

  79. Very nice cards. I really like the inking techniques.

  80. I love both cards, but I love the sponging on the first one the best!

  81. Your cards are lovely and you show some techniques I haven’t seen before and would like to try

  82. Great cards and techniques.
    Jocelan Perry

  83. Lovely cards. I am amazed with the use of the shadowing. Thanks for sharing.

  84. My goodness I LOVE those colors. You did a great job. Jackie

  85. Beautiful cards, Jeanne! Love the soft pink glow and the two-toned stamping on the first! And the woodgrain on the second limos amazing with the doilly and red rose! Gives it such a wonderful timeworn, antique look! So glad you’re hopping with SD today!

  86. Nellie Schuurman

    Beautiful cards Jeanne. Hugs, Nellie.

  87. These cards are gorgeous. I love the sunset colours and blending on the first card and the texture and contrast between the delicate rose and the woodgrain on the second. Awesome.

  88. They both are beautiful!!!!

  89. They are both beautiful but I love the way that rose contrasts with the background and seems to float on the doilly. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Blessings Bernie

  90. I love that you included a way to do this without a die cut machine.

  91. awesome cards Jeanne

  92. ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUSNESS!!!!! I am in absolute love!!!!!

  93. I love using pearls. They always add the perfect something.

  94. Lovely cards, your sponging is beautiful….both so elegant and pretty!!

  95. Both your cards are awesome!

  96. Both cards are beautiful, hard to choose between them.

  97. Your cards are so pretty! I love the lacy doily

  98. Lovely cards. Wish I was as precise as you are with the pearls. Thanks for sharing.

  99. I have never done sponging behind my cutout like you did in the first project, and I just love it! That soft halo is so beautiful! The doiley looks awesome with the rose on the second one!

  100. What a nice job on both cards!

  101. Love them both…looks like you inked the doily – great idea! TFS!

  102. Great cards! I love how you shaded/inked them. Wonderful!

  103. I love your cards! They have a simplicity to them that is very appealing!

  104. Your cards are so pretty! I love the pearl accents!

  105. Love both your cards! I’ve got to try the background sponging shadow technique you used. Very effective.

  106. hi Jeanne! Love your cards, Beautiful. The second one, what a clever use of the doilly! LOVE it! TFS!!

  107. Jo Anna Grimsley

    Great cards; love the shadowing effects and all the details. Thanks for sharing. Great blog candy. Jo4Him

  108. Oh wow, Jeanne, I love the combo of Memento inks you used on the first one and that gorgeous rose paired up with the wood grain on the second. Awesome cards!

  109. Lilac and cantaloupe. This is an elegant card and I love the colors. The second color is totally different and still lovely. Thanks you.

  110. Soft coloring on the cards, so very pretty and attractive, real eye candy!

  111. Hey Jeanne! Gorgeous cards! Love how you coloured the rose – just beautiful. Great being on the hop with you today.

  112. love that big ol’ beautiful red bow! thank you for sharing.

  113. How gorgeous, I love both cards!

  114. Sue K (Australia)


  115. Beautiful creations! Love your colors and the lacy doily! Thanks for the inspiration.

  116. These are absolutely gorgeous! Now I know what to do with my stash of paper doilies! I know embellishments are grand, but you have made such elegant cards without overwhelming them with all kinds of stuff. They are perfectly stunning.

  117. Striking colors and lovely creations

  118. Love both of your cards! So simple yet so much.
    Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  119. Thank You, Jeanne. I especially love the use of the doily…and I love, love, love red and black together. They pop!

  120. Nancy A. Thornton

    Both of your cards are just so yummy, love the rose (red will always be my fav) but I was definitely oohing and awing when the first card appeared too. You girls are super talented and I can’t wait to see what’s next on the hop, so much inspiration. TFS

  121. Two fabulous cards. I particularly like the doily & rose- so elegant. Thanks for sharing.
    Trish x

  122. Both cards are beautiful, but my fav is the second one with the rose and the woodgrain background.

  123. Simple, yet elegant…Kudos!

  124. Martha Nicholson

    I love that you used the doilies. I have been looking for ideas for them. Thanks for your work.

  125. Most EXCELLENT artwork!

  126. Julia Nowosielska

    Lovely colours. Beautiful,

  127. Both cards are lovely. This design team is so talented. I’ve enjoyed ALL the blogs.

    Margie F.

  128. You have to love the combination of Spellbinders dies and JustRite stamps. They are so impressive together.

  129. Both cards are so lovely. I always enjoy seeing your pretty cards at SCS

  130. Fabulous sponging and coloring! Wow! Awesome cards, Jeanne! Great to be hopping with you!

  131. Victoria Merrick

    The blog candy is great but my favorite part of blog hops is seeing all of this fantastic talent displayed!!!

    Both of your cards are lovely! All of the layers, embellishments and colors work so well together. I Love It!

  132. Hello! just hopping over from Butterfly Kisses. 🙂 I love your cards. They’re simple yet colorful, with elegant detailing. The wood grain background is awesome!

  133. The candy is a great incentive to look around at more Blogs. I have not seen your Blog before, and I think you have some great cards showcased here! Nice work, Thanks!

  134. Love the sponging on the first card. The rose on the second card is lovely.
    Sharon L

  135. Lovely cards Jeanne, your rose on the second card is stunning!


  136. Very cute love the cards. Great look to both.

  137. Love your cards. Great idea of sponging the shadowed background on first card.

  138. Wow…what a darling card….so beautiful!
    Big hugs from Sweden!

  139. michelle frasher

    i love the shading on both of your cards. i agree with some of the comments from above me. these blogs are such a great opportunity to see the artwork of other stampers. thank you.

  140. What BEAUTIFUL work Jeanne! Love the beautiful soft effect that you’ve created on the top card, and the bottom card is just my cup of tea!

    Judi x

  141. Angelina Wessels

    Both cards are really very pretty!

  142. What beautiful cards! I love your layers and colors! Fantastic!!

  143. lovely cards, unique colors that i would not picked. thank you for the color inspiration.

  144. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!

  145. Both cards are beautiful-love the color combo on card #1. Thanks for sharing!

  146. Beautiful cards! Love the rose on the doily – gorgeous!

  147. carla mckinnon

    love love the colors you used. thx for sharing. carla at [email protected]

  148. These are great! Thanks for the inspiration. I have been holding on to a doily that I got at a restaurant to use for “something, sometime” and your rose card has inspired me to find it and use it. Thanks!

  149. This is just a lovely card!!! The colors work so will with that beautiful stamp set…! Thanks for this chance to win.

  150. beautiful cards…very inspirational

  151. Just beautiful. Love the doily!

  152. Such a pretty card. Love the rose.

  153. Love your recent posts. The rose card with the doily is awesome! Great colour combination. Have fun with the blog hop!

  154. They are both so pretty. Love your sponging on the first…it just glows!!

  155. Beautiful cards.

  156. What beautiful cards love the way you shaded them thanks for sharing

  157. Both of these cards are beautiful! Really like the use of the pearl beads and the doily on the 2nd card.

  158. Wow, Jeanne! These cards are fabulous! So if one is lucky enough to win these mega-goodies, do these cards come along in the package?? Just sayin!


  159. Jeanne, you’ve done it again! Just gorgeous!

  160. Very pretty cards. Love the shading.

  161. Oh so lovely cards Jeanne!! Susan Turner

  162. Wow, I just love these cards. My favorite is the rose, simply but elegant! Hugs, Teresa E.

  163. i love the hugs card . the shading behind the layers is wonderrful.

  164. What beautiful cards. Your shadowing is very good.
    Vicky S.

  165. Lovely card

  166. very pretty!
    Sandra ltb

  167. The card is beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win prize packages from Stamper’s Dream

  168. Both of these cards are so pretty!! I love them!

  169. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing!

  170. Gorgeous, super feminine, lovely cards!

  171. Both of your cards are absolutely beautiful!!! They have just the right amount of embelies, great work!!!

  172. I love the the doilie used on the 2nd card, so elegant. thankyou for your talent

  173. Pretty cards. Really like the woodgrain and rose together.

  174. Love the use of pearls and the doily, great cards. Thanks for sharing.

  175. Your cards are beautiful! Love your purple shading and how the rose just pops on the doily!

  176. Beautiful card designs…I love your shading…well done!

  177. both cards are really pretty. love the layers on the first one.

    nice blog candy too.

  178. These cards are both incredible! You are an artist and an inspiration to your fellow paper crafters. Thank you for sharing.

  179. How charming!! The beautiful stamp set work so will with the colors you used!
    Thanks for this chance to win.

  180. Very pretty cards – thanks for sharing.

  181. Super cards Jeanne. Thanks for sharing your talents with us!

  182. Hi Jeanne,
    Beautiful cards! I love seeing your great creations.
    Thanks for sharing!

  183. I just love your card!! The papers and colors you used work perfect with the lovely stamp set!
    Thanks for this chance to win.

  184. Great stamps, great papers, great colors and details all add up to a winning combination! Thanks for sharing your talent.

  185. Nice cards. Bright and cheerful

  186. Nice card!!!!. Thank for the chance to win this candy 🙂

    [email protected]

  187. Two elegant beauties Jeanne!! WOW!

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