Wednesday, December 30, 2015

One Year Anniversary Blog Hop - Crafty Gals Corner GD

Crafty Gals Corner is a challenge blog that's near and dear to my heart because it's one of the first Design Teams I ever got involved with! This month, they are celebrating their one-year anniversary and they've got a super fun blog hop going on with TONS of prizes!! 

Christmas 2015 has left the building (...well... kinda... I STILL haven't mailed out my cards. :o ) so it's on to my most FAVORITE kind of cards - Valentine's Day cards!! woot!!

I decided to work with this fleepin' adorable image from East Wind called Lovely Winter Couple


I love the expressiveness of their glances and it just reminded me of my sisters and I frolicking in the winter... so that's who this is going to go to! Probably my youngest sister because she doesn't read my blog (Hi Allison!). 


I colored it up with my Spectrum Noir markers (BP1, BP3, BP5, TB1, TB2, TB3, GB7, GB5, GB1, CY1, TN2, TN1, FS4, FS2, FS1) and the background is made by rubbing on three shades of blue gelatos and blending slightly with a wet paintbrush. 


I sorta want to just squeeeeeze their little cheeks! 

I'm sending my card over to the following challenges: 
Simon Says Stamp Monday - Winter Wonderland 
Through The Craftroom Door - Anything Goes 
Clear it Out Challenge - Anything Goes

Please follow the blog hop schedule below and if you get lost, just hop on back here :)

Our 8 AMAZING sponsors this week are:
(Listed in alphabetical order)
Prize: TEN (10) Pre-selected Digital Sets!
Prize: $12 Gift Certificate
New Sellfy Store
Prize: 4 Digital Images

My Besties

Prize: 3 of the Digital Images the DT used
Prize: $10 Gift Certificate
Prize: $10 Gift Certificate
The East Wind
Prize: 3 Digital Images
Prize: 2 Digital Images/ 3 Digital Images if you use TSB or Glitterbabe image

Thanks for popping by and I can't wait to see the blogosphere saturated in pink, glitter, and red!


  1. What a fantastic image! I just love the background! Absolutely wonderful creation!!! I hope you have a wonderful New Year!! Thanks for another fun challenge!

    - Susan, {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    {Sentimental Susan}
    {Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges}

  2. Great card - and I love that background.

  3. Your card is super duper cute! I just made a Valentine's Day card too :)

  4. This is adorable, Becca! You've coloured the image so beautifully! Your sister will love this! Happy 1st Blogiversary to Crafty Gals Corner!

  5. Adorably super cute! I love the image you colored and your background!!!

  6. Such a cute card. I am sure your sister will love it.
    Have a super wonderful 2016.

  7. Absolutely fabulous creation! I can’t take my eyes off, such a beautiful arrangement on the card.
    I love your coloring ! awesome card for the end of the year!
    Wishing a great year will come along. Thanks for sharing your awesome creation!
    Wishing a great year ahead.

  8. Wow your works are amazing! I love the card and the embellishments! Happy 1st Blogiversary to Crafty Gals Corner!

  9. lovely card! awesome card for the end of the year! This is so beautiful. You’re so talented. Keep up your great job !Happy 1st Blogiversary to Crafty Gals Corner! Wishing a great year will come.

  10. Cool blue background! I like mixed media card!
    Lovely two girls image, lovely coloring too.
    Love your bright blue card

  11. You created a terrific background for those two cutie patooties! Happy New Year!!!

  12. A wonderful image that goes with The New Year! Love the background and the image. Happy New Year!

  13. What a stunning card Becca - love it, and the expressions on the faces is fabulous.
    Blessings, and may 2016 bring you many joys

  14. Very sweet card Becca! Wish you a very Happy New year! :)
    Suchi xx

  15. Becca, I do enjoy seeing your mixed media creations/backgrounds. You are fearless. Great card. Thank you for the inspiration. Many blessing and Happy New year!

  16. Oh, Becca, I love this background. The image is darling, I love the pops of color. Congrats on 1 year and Happy, Happy New Year!

  17. The images are adorable and I loved the background !

  18. Happy 1st Blogiversary to Crafty Gals Corner! What a great card - the bright blue background really makes this cute image 'pop'.

    Thanks for the continued inspiration


  19. Hi Becca, Just popped in to say I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and I send my wishes for a Happy New Year! See you in 2016! hugs :)

  20. very cute, I am sure she will love it

  21. Really adorable creation and amazing coloring too!! :) Happy New Year crafty friend!

  22. Great card I love the background! Happy New Year x

  23. Well it's no secret that I'm a big fan of your work and I'm so thrilled you came to GDT with us for December. Hopefully you'll consider more GDT positions with us in the future! You are so much fun to have on the team!

    ♥ Samantha
    Designs by Sammy

  24. Becca, what a stunning card. Congratulations on the Crafty Gals' 1st Anniversary and thank you for the opportunity of the Blog Hop. Here's to a wonderful 2016 for the Crafty Gals Challenge Blog. Happy New Year. Best wishes, Kym

  25. Fabulous background Becca. love those adorable girls, such acute image and you colored it beautifully.

  26. Awww! I'm guessing your sister loved this sweet card! Such adorable images, and you've colored them perfectly too. And they just pop against that incredible background. You've got some serious talent my friend. Each time I stop here, my jaw drops and I get a little envious....wish I could create things like this, but I know I'm not very good at it. I've decided to leave more complicated techniques to the masters - like you. But that way, I get to enjoy other crafter's work! Have a brilliant and joy filled 2016. Bev

  27. Happy New Year Becca! It's been so great having you as GDT this last month with us at Crafty Gals Corner! Love your sweet card!

  28. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Clear It Out, good luck!!! Amy DT

  29. Hi Becca! I have been meaning to pop by, but you know hos it goes - so you came up as one of my numbers to comment on - karma I'm thinking!! Love that background and you are right, that image is so flippin' cute! Your coloring is to die for!! Happy New Year!! Thank you SO much for joining us at Through the Craft Room Door ~ Christi DT

  30. This is so adorable!! I love the image!! The colors and background are fabulous!! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!! Happy New Year!! I hope 2016 is filled with much love and happiness!! Big hugs sweet friend :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  31. Ha, ha! How great that I'm not the only one who still has unmailed Christmas cards! And good for you for getting a jump on Valentine's Day! I really like how your card turned out and got a kick out of your post. I love the colors you used and how rich the colors are. You did a masterful job of creating a whole scene here and this was a refreshing card to see. Wonderful work and I'm so glad you shared your skills with us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  32. I love how you did your background, gorgeous!

  33. Such a sweet image and your background ROCKS!!! xxD