Sunday, June 5, 2011

Bloghop Day Two: Clouds feature & Creative Charms Giveaway

It's Day two of the Blog Hop!  Sometimes on Practical Scrappers we feature topics.  They may be trendy topics, seasonal topics, or just topics that one of us feels like we need to see some inspiration on!  It seems like thunderstorms are popping up all over the country and today we're going to feature projects with clouds on them.  Clouds are all over the place in the papercrafting world right now...here's a few fresh ideas from our designers and reader submissions. I love the variety we have to share from patterned to dimensional to blue...we've got plenty of inspiration for you!  Keep reading to find out how to qualify for todays giveaway!

 Practical Scrapper Brenda R



 Practical Scrapper Samantha


 Practical Scrapper Brenda R

Practical Scrapper Claude

Practical Scrapper Caroline


Practical Scrapper Andrea

Practical Scrapper Jayma

Practical Scrapper Kerri

I'm not sure why this one is coming up a little blurry on here, for a better picture click on her link 
Practical Scrapper Erin

Practical Scrapper Christine using Creative Charms Gradient Pearl Stickers.  Creative Charms has a Deal of the Month each month that features bling and today they are  giving away one of their May Deals.  All you have to do to qualify is:  Make sure you are a follower here and tell us if you are currently using clouds on your projects and if you've found a unique way to make them or jazz them up!

If you haven't already checked out our Day One Feature & Giveaway on Pink Paislee...keep reading.  If you have then you'll want to hop the next stop Papercraft Star.

31 comments:

Yara said...

Hi! Love all the projects! I had created clouds using chipboard clouds. applying white craft ink, then clear emboosing powder.

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave in the Cutting category today [06 Jun 12:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Wendy Crowe said...

Love all the adorable clouds! I have used a cutout of a cloud as a mask. I used blue Glimmer Mist to create a bright blue sky. I love the cloud trend!

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

I have used clouds a couple of times on my projects ( I cuttlebugged them) but I think using white flock would be cool to make them look nice and fluffy!! Thanks for the chance to win!!
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

Naomi said...

I haven't used clouds ever but I am about too!!! Lots of inspiration throughout this blog hop!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!! I think I will use UTEE on my clouds, make two layers, the back layer will be blue and will only be an outline for the embossed top layer...

http://scrapbookingforbeginners-naomi.blogspot.com/
jerri255@eastlink.ca

Anonymous said...

Great projects all. I have not used clouds yet but I loved Caroline's project idea with the plane and up about the clouds... I may just have to us that one!
Heather heather_lynn05@hotmail.com

RAP said...

One of my favorite ways I've seen to make clouds is to use versaink (I used the marker) and then use chalk to highlight them. I sticks only to the versaink.

Irit Shalom said...

I am a follower,and I do use lots of clouds on my pages.. Love the handcut or die cuts of them, sometimes I stamp them too

Lisa aka Myran said...

So many pretty cards and layouts!! I don't use claouds that often but I really like to make button clouds :)

Ladyofthelake318 said...

I don't use clouds very often -- but great ideas!

Geri said...

I haven't used clouds on my layouts, but am seeing them EVERYWHERE. I'll soon jump on the bandwagon.

littlen said...

great projects. thanks to all for sharing. i've used clouds on many projects - have several pilots in the family so clouds are a natural fit.

annette said...

lovin' the clouds ... great inspirational LOs TFS X:)

Anonymous said...

cute projects. I've only used clouds a few times.
sherri www.sherripriest.blogspot.com

Erin R said...

i am a follower, and i just used clouds on my last LO, i stamped a newspaper image in black ink, then cut it out in a could-sih shape, then outlined it in black, so it gave it a dark cloud look

Kris said...

I never knew clouds could be so beautiful and versatile! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Colleen B. said...

I like to use clouds on my cards. I usually heat emboss to make them sparkle and stand out.

AmyJRockstar said...

We actually just had a challenge over at FCCB (I'm a DT member there) featuring clouds! How cool is that? I actually have my work posted on my blog (see below), but I used my Imagine to create them and Stickles to jazz them up a little bit. Stickles always do the trick! BTW, CC has the best embellishments EVER!!!! Would love to win! Thanks for the chance and for the fun hop!

XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/

jengd said...

LOVE these projects- they make me want to go out and do something with clouds. I haven't thus far but I really like the look. On the otherhand, I used my first Creative Charms bling last night and loved it!

joydee1963 said...

these are such great projects,I am a follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Scrappin Rabbit Designs said...

Great job on all the projects.

Tami
Http://scrappinrabbitdesigns.blogspot.com

Trisha said...

More amazing projects. Thanks everyone for sharing. I am a new follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Great pages everyone! I like using clouds on my projects! I haven't really spruced them up but I like that pearl idea!

scrapperbecka said...

Gerat Designs DT, I do use clouds, normally cricut cuts, but then I chalk the, to make them look fluffy

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

These are amazing projects! Love all the special details on each one!

Becky Dunham said...

Fabulous clouds! i especially love the pearl clouds on the last project. i have never done clouds mainly because they kind of scare me. But with all of this inspiration, how can i go wrong? thanks for sharing your creative ideas on clouds! I cannot seem to become a regular follower - google is giving me fits - but I did subscribe to your feed. Will be back to check out some challenges too!

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

AJoy said...

Love all of the clouds! Great projects!

April
nginerd at gmail dot com
http://ajoy2scrap.blogspot.com

kathlee said...

I love clouds and usually make several layers, glue them together for dimension, ink the edges then cover with Glossy Accents. Just love what was done with the pearls on the cloud. Brilliant!
TFS!
Kathie
Kathlee154atgmaildotcom
http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

KarenB said...

I love the look of clouds but don't use them much on my projects as embellishments. I have used some 'cloudy' papers recently - from Bella Boulevard, Cosmo Cricket and Echo Park

thekolbes said...

ALl of these projets are amazing. I like to use flower soft on clouds
Trish
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

Angie said...

I have used some clouds...I try to keep them looking realistic by inking the edges in light blue....