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June 10, 2011

Welcome to the UStamp with Dawn and Friends!! World Showcase Blog Hop.
If you have been following the Blog Hop from the beginning, you have just been wowed by Ilina’s purse and card set. Wasn’t that just the cutest thing??
If you are just joining the Blog Hop, no problem as you can start at any point. All the Designer’s Blogs are linked together so you will be able to see ALL the super projects we have for you.
The project I have to share with you features a few easy techniques that will give any project a vintage feel.
As a Special Thank You for stopping by my blog I am giving away BLOG CANDY!! Please leave a comment about my project to be entered for a chance to win a FREE PASS to the next UStamp with Dawn and Friends!! session – I ♥ the Holidays!! I will randomly select a winner to be announced on Monday, so please check back to see if you are the lucky recipient. If you have already joined I ♥ the Holidays!! for the Special Party Pricing and you are selected as the winner, you will get a FREE Pass to the NEXT event after I ♥ the Holidays!! which will launch in the Fall.
AND now for the really cool part!! You will NOT want to miss out in THIS!!
By clicking this really cute blinkie…yeah…go ahead and click it!!…
you will be taken to
Of course it’s ***FREE*** to join and there you will find the tutorials for all the blog hop projects,
PLUS live chats, challenges and more prizes!!
You will even have an opportunity to be considered for a spot as a Guest Designer!!
Yes!! It is all FREE, so tell all your friends and join the fun with UStamp with Dawn and Friends!!

AND last but certainly not least, please hop on over to NEXT BLOG where you will find Erica with a great summer fun party favor to show you.

Thanks again for stopping by!!

60 Comments leave one →
  1. June 10, 2011 1:35 pm

    this is a very cute card. I don’t own this stamp set but like it.

  2. yvonne walker permalink
    June 10, 2011 1:50 pm

    Love the clean and simple lines of your card, sometimes c & S are the way to go.

  3. JKButler permalink
    June 10, 2011 1:53 pm

    This is my type of card! Mailable!

  4. Nancy Powell permalink
    June 10, 2011 2:06 pm

    Very pretty card. Thanks for sharing with us. Nancy P

  5. June 10, 2011 2:29 pm

    Love the color combination and the distressing on this card! Very pretty!

  6. Marsha Edwards permalink
    June 10, 2011 3:48 pm

    Great card, Jessica!!! Love those colors!! Waiting on my blog hop approval so that I can access the pdf. Thanks for sharing. Marsha

  7. Jennifer permalink
    June 10, 2011 4:21 pm

    I love your card- perfect to case for my mom! I can’t wait for the holiday ideas….

  8. Doramiyi permalink
    June 10, 2011 5:53 pm

    Cute card. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

  9. June 10, 2011 6:40 pm

    Beautiful card Jessica!

  10. Sue permalink
    June 10, 2011 6:56 pm

    This stamp set really does set so many moods. Love the versatility of it. Also love the idea of pleated paper and your inking. Thanks for sharing – a great card to case.

  11. Dee permalink
    June 10, 2011 7:22 pm

    Beautiful card

  12. June 10, 2011 7:46 pm

    Jessica–What a lovely card made with one of my favorite stamp sets! Thanks for sharing!

  13. Angie permalink
    June 10, 2011 7:48 pm

    I love that you used dsp instead of ribbon very nice and elegant.

  14. June 10, 2011 8:02 pm

    I think this is a beautiful card! It has that simple but elegant look! Thanks!

  15. June 10, 2011 8:06 pm

    Such a simple elegant vintage feel to this card, love it. Thanks for sharing your project and the chance for blog candy.

  16. Debbie Flattum permalink
    June 10, 2011 8:11 pm

    This is such a versatile set. Love the sponging. Great vintage card. Thanks for sharing.

  17. June 10, 2011 8:19 pm

    Very pretty!!! One of my favorite stamp sets 🙂

  18. June 10, 2011 8:24 pm

    Love this card. These two colors are beautiful together. Thank you for sharing.

  19. Anita A permalink
    June 10, 2011 8:43 pm

    Stunning project!

  20. Karen permalink
    June 10, 2011 8:58 pm

    I love this card…it’s so elegant!

  21. June 10, 2011 10:00 pm

    Hi Jessica,
    I love your card, it is so up my alley, i love the clean and simple look over the busy look

  22. Peri permalink
    June 10, 2011 10:10 pm

    I’m a big fan of your work, and you did it again with this card!

  23. June 10, 2011 10:25 pm

    Now I am not one for vintage but love your card, I definitely will be making one.

  24. Megan Mcdonald permalink
    June 10, 2011 10:43 pm

    Love the layout and design of this card.

  25. June 10, 2011 11:15 pm

    this is simply stunning,very feminine!

  26. June 10, 2011 11:55 pm

    Love your card Jessica!

  27. Beverley permalink
    June 11, 2011 3:17 am

    What a beautiful card. Will wanting to case this one. TFS

  28. June 11, 2011 3:45 am

    A lovely card, I like how you have layered the DSP and inked the edges.

  29. Seletta Henry permalink
    June 11, 2011 5:07 am

    Beautiful card, will be making it soon.
    Thanks, Seletta

  30. June 11, 2011 5:14 am

    Very nice way to feature that beautiful blossom.

  31. June 11, 2011 5:39 am

    What a super card …. love the paper pleating, adds a very lovely element to a simple, yet elegant card. Love it!!!

  32. June 11, 2011 6:09 am

    I love it Jessica. Thanks for the inspiration.

  33. Julie Stayrook permalink
    June 11, 2011 7:12 am

    Hi Jess! Love it! But I thought maybe you’d post how you did the DSP part..making it look like it was folded! TFS!! Julie =)

    • June 11, 2011 5:37 pm

      Thanks Julie – you should be able to download the technique instructions from the Blog Hop Member page. Click on the large Blog Hop Blinkie to sign in.

      • Julie Stayrook permalink
        June 12, 2011 8:18 am

        I saw that AFTER I posted this…THanks! LOL

      • Julie Stayrook permalink
        June 12, 2011 8:21 am

        P.S. How can I UNCLICK the button so I dont get all your replies? YIKES! LOL and I just cant delete them…I have to open up every one of them then delete! UGH! THX!

  34. Amanda M permalink
    June 11, 2011 7:20 am

    Beautiful… as usual. You always do just the right amount of sponging. I’ve not signed up for the next Ustamp so I hope your random number generator picks me!

  35. June 11, 2011 7:27 am

    Hi Jessica, this is so elegant looking. I will definitely have to give this a try. TFS such a pretty card.

  36. June 11, 2011 7:34 am

    Love the card and the folded, or layered, DSP. Pretty colors

  37. Kellie Cavallaro permalink
    June 11, 2011 7:51 am

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful card. 🙂

  38. Martha permalink
    June 11, 2011 7:59 am

    Love the color choice, the stamp set, everything. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

  39. Theresa permalink
    June 11, 2011 8:42 am

    This card is so pretty. You used my favorite color combination. Thank you for sharing your awesome card and for offering blog candy.

  40. April permalink
    June 11, 2011 8:47 am

    Love the project and design. Thanks for sharing and the candy!

  41. June 11, 2011 8:49 am

    I love the pleated paper! You’ve inspired me to get out my Flower Fancy set that I just had to have! LOL

  42. June 11, 2011 10:02 am

    Beautiful card. Love what you did with the dsp. Really adds a lot. TFS

  43. Sally S permalink
    June 11, 2011 10:19 am

    Great color combination. Thanks

  44. June 11, 2011 10:21 am

    Very pretty.

  45. June 11, 2011 2:07 pm

    Love the softness of the beauty!

  46. Susan Zbacnik permalink
    June 11, 2011 2:18 pm

    So pretty and I love the soft colors! Thanks for sharing!!!

  47. Carolyn S permalink
    June 11, 2011 2:23 pm

    This is so cute! TFS!

  48. Ann permalink
    June 11, 2011 6:33 pm

    Nice ideas, thanks for sharing

  49. June 11, 2011 8:03 pm

    Beautiful card! Love the colors.

  50. Marisol Gutierrez permalink
    June 11, 2011 9:08 pm

    Love the Simple Elegance of your card…Great Color Combo! Looking forward to recreating…TFS!

  51. Martha Haddock permalink
    June 11, 2011 9:19 pm

    I am such a sucker for simple elegance! I love the blue and the green together. Thanks!


  52. June 12, 2011 3:46 am

    Sweet Card Jessica.
    Thanks for sharing.

  53. Jeannette Van permalink
    June 12, 2011 2:00 pm

    Lovely card, and mailable w/o extra postage, Thanks

  54. Joan Brenizer permalink
    June 12, 2011 5:13 pm

    This is so pretty!

  55. Michelle permalink
    June 12, 2011 5:15 pm

    Love your creation – thanks for sharing with us 🙂

  56. June 13, 2011 3:19 am

    I love those colours – so classical!

  57. June 13, 2011 4:29 am

    Hi!, I´d just found your Blog about the BLog Hop. I´ve look for the other project´s here on your side and I am now a big fan of you. I´ll be not the last time, that I´ve visit your side here.

    Hallo, ich habe gerade Deinen Blog ueber den Blog Hop gefunden. Deine anderen Projekte habe ich mir auch angeschaut und nun bin ich ein grosser Fan von Dir. Dies wird nicht das letzte mal gewesen sein, dass ich Deine Seite besucht habe.

    Greetings from Germany from
    Gruesse aus Deutschland von

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