Hopping With CardMaker and The Stamps of Life!

Welcome to the CardMaker and The Stamps of Life Blog Hop!

Today the CardMaker Designers and The Stamps of Life Designers will be showing you some wonderful projects featuring stamps from The Stamps ofLife.

Make sure and comment on each of the blogs in the hop! One winner will be randomly chosen to win 3 stamp sets of their choice ($12.95 value or less)! The winner will be chosen July 31st and announced on The Stamps of Life Blog on August 1st.

Here is my card using strawberries2stamp. I scribbed Gelatos onto the cardstock to make my background and color the strawberry.

Hop List

CardMaker Blog
Tiffany Johnson
Emily Niehaus
Theresa Momber
Joana Studer
Frances Byrne
Jeanne Jachna
Vanessa Buzard
Kristine Reynolds
Penny Ward
Tanya Adams
Anna Wight
Noelle McAdams
Jeanne Streiff
Mae Nazareth
Kim Pargeter
Judy Rozema
Piali Biswas
The Stamps of Life blog


123 responses to “Hopping With CardMaker and The Stamps of Life!

  1. Jeanne, your card is so beautiful! I love your background technique!

  2. Very pretty! I agree that the background is great!

  3. Such a sweet sentiment – literally! LOL!

  4. Veronica cordry

    I love the background!!

  5. Absolutely love the background of your card. Super cute!!!

  6. I love the one layer card and the way you colored the strawberry on what looks like a watercolor background! Beautiful!

  7. Dianne Guilinger

    a great card, I especially like the way you did the seeds!


    Love the watercolor card. So delicate looking. I follow your blog from the SOL. Your cards for Stephanie’s design team are amazing.

  9. I love the background of the card. The strawberry jumps off the page.

  10. Villa Steeves

    What an adorable card. I just love the background you did.

  11. Love how you used the gelatos for the background. I love the strawberry. Can’t wait to try this one.

  12. Great job, love how you did the back ground!

  13. The background is perfect. Did you create that with ink or a different medium?

  14. Love this card ! How did you do the background ?

  15. I scribbed Gelatos onto the cardstock to make my background and color the strawberry.

  16. Deborah LaVoie

    I love the use of gelatos for the background! And could that strawberry be any cuter? Love this and will make this!

  17. You make me curious about gelatos! Love the strawberry…one of my favorite SOL stamps. πŸ™‚

  18. I agree with Lisa M. – makes me curious about gelatos. Beautiful card.

  19. Yummy!

  20. The background is skillfully done.

  21. Love it & the colors !!!

  22. I love this card. The background is phenomenal. Great use of the strawberry stamp set. TFS

  23. I have gelatos-haven’t braved trying them yet-guess I’ll need to go for it-love the card.

  24. Love this card for its simplicity and the dreamy colors.

  25. I always look for your cards on TSOL. I love this card.

  26. Wow I like very much this card love the colours
    Thank you for sharing

  27. love the background what a great card.

  28. What a clever idea! Thanks for sharing!

  29. Love the colors of your card and the shading… gorgeous!!

  30. so pretty

  31. Karen McNamara

    Beautiful card!

  32. Vesta McDonald

    Just got these stamps and dies. Thanks for showing ways to use the set.

  33. I LOVE this stamp set. I LOVE how you did the background.Thanks for sharing

  34. Really sweet card. love the colors used.

  35. Robyn Running

    Love the colors.

  36. Love how the strawberry pops!

  37. Tami in Texas

    I just love gelatos and another great background technique with them . .


  38. Love this card! Background pulls it all together. May have to purchase gelatos soon.

  39. So sweet-love how you did the background!

  40. Love Stamps of Life products! Stephanie is such a hoot in person! (I met her at EXPO.)

  41. Carla Hundley

    Lovely card with
    a cute stamp.
    Carla from Utah

  42. Your card is the second one in the “hop” that is made with Gelatos! I am going to need to get my hands on some… I love the soft look of your background! Amazing card!

  43. I love the look of this card. It reminds me of a scratch-off card. Gonna have to use this technique myself!

  44. Agree, a wonderful background technique

  45. what a great card and the colors are great

  46. Really like the use of gelatos in the background. Beautiful card.

  47. Judy Cartwright

    Love the background technique! πŸ™‚

  48. Love the colors & yummy strawberry.

  49. So stinkin’ cute!

  50. Like the soft background with this. Very nice colors

  51. Looks like I need to purchase gelatos

  52. I have these stamps thanks for a new idea

  53. beautiful

  54. Love the background

  55. Juicy and lush card very classy

  56. Simple but it looks so elegant! I love how well you made the gelatos work!!!! Great job!

  57. I loved the way you colored the background.

  58. Rose Marie Conway

    Great cards, your so creative

  59. What a cute card, Can’t wait to try the strawberry set with this technique!

  60. What a CAS and pretty card – I β™₯ gelatos, too!

  61. This is the second card I’ve seen on the hop with gelatos. I’ve not used them but guess I’ll go get some tomorrow. I love the look. I have this set and the dies and really like the look of this card. Thanks for sharing!

  62. Rachael Brown (Brat)

    I love your card! The background is my favorite!

  63. Such a pretty card–love the background!

    Chris L.

  64. Doreen McKenna

    Beautiful friend card….love the strawberry.

  65. Nice use of the gelatos. Fun card! Thanks!

  66. You made this strawberry looks good enough to eat, Jeanne! What a cute idea for the background to make it pop!

  67. What a sweet card for a friend. I love it.

  68. Love Love Love! I love how that background came out. It looks amazing with the strawberries. I haven’t tried Gelatos yet but you sure do make them look like fun to use πŸ™‚

  69. Hi Jeanne. What a pretty card, the strawberry looks yummy, a great stamp. Take care

  70. Sherry Lesiak

    Good enough to eat.

  71. Dawn Steffler


  72. Love the card and plan to use idea.

  73. Those strawberry seeds look so real. And the BG technique is cool too.

  74. Marcia Fellner

    Need to get some of those Gelatos and give it a try!

  75. Love how you created the background!

  76. sweet strawberry!!

  77. I love the colors, cute card!

  78. Very pretty background to the bright red strawberry.

  79. This is darling, I love the background! πŸ™‚

  80. Cute love the background. I have never used Gelatos before. Might have to put them on my list to try. I like the Strawberry stamp set I may have ended my membership too soon. Thanks

  81. Great card! I am just learning how to use Gelatos. Thanks for the inspiration. I do have the Strawberry stamp set.

  82. Brenda McBride

    Nice card! I love your background!

  83. Just beautiful!

  84. hmmm, never heard of gelatos…other then the real gelato! Thanks for sharing.

  85. What a great stamp set. . . like the simplicity of the sentiment. . . .

  86. What a great stamp set. . . the card is beautiful!

  87. Love the gelatto background! So cute.

  88. This is so pretty. I just purchased a bunch of Gelattos. I will be trying this. πŸ™‚

  89. Love your card! I’m thinking I have to get me some Gelatos now!

  90. Lovely background gelato coloring.

  91. Very sweet card!

  92. Thanks for sharing!

  93. Nice card! Your background is yummy and a perfect place of a juicy strawberry to rest.

  94. Great, unique card! Thank
    You for the inspiration!

  95. Mary Kay Webster

    Wonderful card!

  96. gelatos make for such a fun background

  97. What a fun, simple card. I love the background!

  98. Love the strawberry set. Berry nice.

  99. Great colors…eye catching card. Thanks so much for sharing.

  100. Valerie Cormack

    cute card. love the use of the gelatos, I’m going to have to try some.

  101. Lucile Ellenwood

    Just love the strawberries.

  102. Cheryle O'Connor

    Love the strawberries and the background!!

  103. Colleen deVries

    Love the background, now I need to play with the couple of gelatos I got in a goody bag and didn’t know what to do with.

  104. Melissa Richardson

    I have this stamps set. But, I really love how you did the seeds on the strawberry. Very pretty.
    LOVE the Stamps of Life!

  105. Love the background on your card.

  106. What a great card! That strawberry is too adorable!

  107. Lovely card! I love the background!!!

  108. I also love the background. Good work.

  109. Joan Schonrock

    I really need to use my gelatos more. This background makes a basically simple card design look so “enriched”.

  110. Christine Kosmak

    Have been looking t the Gelatos and wondering whether to get them or not. This has answered my question, that’s a yes. After seeing what you can do with them on a background, the ideas are endless. TFS

  111. Leonie Viljoen

    It is beautiful and you let it look so easy to make!!! Love all the ideas!!

  112. I love the strawberry stamp!!

  113. Love the card. So cute.

  114. Love the background affect on the card. Colorful too!

  115. nancy rebenstorff

    Cute cute

  116. So, so pretty. It’s subtle beauty is overwhelming πŸ™‚ great job, love it

  117. I love the background. It is really beautiful!

  118. Love this look, so cool! Thanks~!

  119. cute card, great job.

  120. Need to get me some gelatos love how they look

  121. Love the card quite cute

  122. I have that berry stamp! I need to use it! Teri F

  123. Wow! What a yummy background here!

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