Sunday, April 10, 2011

DeNami Monochromatic Blog Hop

Welcome to the Monochromatic Blog Hop hosted by DeNami Design.  We have thirty talented ladies participating today to inspire you.  All of the participants will be showcasing the lovely products of DeNami Design.

You should have arrived at my blog from Kristy over at Kristy's Crafts.  If you would like to start at the beginning of the Blog Hop, or you get lost along the way, just hop on back to the DeNami Blog.


Additional information about today's Blog Hop.
 - The Blog Hop starts on April 10th at 6:00 a.m. PST. 
 - You have until April 11th at 11:59 p.m. PST to leave comments on all of the blogs to be eligible for a prize.
 - A chance to win one of three Mini Shopping Sprees at DeNami Design's on-line store.

EXTRA ...
The spots for today's Monochromatic Blog Hop filled up so quickly, so DeNami Design created a link widget on their blog so that you can join in the fun.  One winner will be chosen and guaranteed a spot in the next blog hop AND they'll get to choose a few stamps of their choice.

So happy you joined us today.  The next stop is the very talented Anne Marie over at Married to the Empire.

Don't forget to leave a comment to qualify for one of the great prizes.


Product Spotlight ...
 - Stamps:  DeNami N51 Love Swans
 - Paper:  Bazzill Kiwi Crush, Limeade & Parakeet, and Paper Company Light Green Translucent
 - Ink:  Brilliance Moonlight White, and Uniball Signo Broad White Gel Pen
 - Tools:  Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Fiskars Finger Tip Blade, Ruler, Quickie Glue Pen, 1/2" Glue Dots, and 3/16" Mini Glue Dots


56 comments:

Andrea M said...

Ruza, this is GORGEOUS!!! WOW, WOW, WOW!!! Love the swans and I LOVE that you used beautiful greens!!! The frame is fabulous too! Look at that MAGNIFICENT bow! Just a SUPER creation girl!

Pat Quinet said...

What a gorgeous use of greens. Really pretty--love the swans.

Jess said...

It's amazing how just changing the green color of a bow to be a bit darker brings such an beautiful look to the card. I could see giving that to a friend for a wedding. Beautiful!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Your swans are pretty and I love the texture in your card!

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Like Paulina I was really stumped when it came to creating today's card.

Great HOP this month. I'm really having fun seeing everyone's take on this months theme.

Carol said...

WOW! How the heck do you tie a bow like that?! Love the swans! And I love the green colors! Great job!

Tina said...

This is so pretty with the two swans and the green colors. I love it!

Kim said...

Very pretty card. I love the green and your use of the swans.

Sue Lelli said...

Ruza, this is just so ELEGANT! LOVE the greens with that FAB white image! LOVE how you created the frame and that FAB bow! And those love swans are just STUNNING! FAB card!

Ruby said...

Ooh, a LOVELY card Ruza, so elegant and such perfect serene colours too! Great job!!

Karen said...

Great job! I love the colors you chose and the swans are beautiful.

Colleen Dietrich said...

Ruza, this is a great frame! Those swans look so elegant in the white embossing.

Amy Smidebush said...

Oh, Ruza! This is beautiful! That green is delicious, and I'm a sucker for swiss dots! Plus, your bow is PERFECT!

Cyndi S said...

Your swan's are beautiful. I just love your card.
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Julie Ranae said...

Simply gorgeous, Ruza : ) Love it!

Heidi said...

This is the first card with green's! Love it. And those serene swans are so beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

...:::Paulina:::... said...

Ruza, I am LOVING your card! So neat to see green thrown into the mix of colors! Love the clean and simple layout, and your bow is awesome! :)

Karen McAlpine said...

Great card! This is one of my fav DeNami stamps. Love your super neat bow.

Emily Keaton said...

Wow, what an incredibly beautiful monochromatic card! Those swans are perfectly positioned. Great card!

Annette Holleger said...

I love this card. The green tones are fabulous against the white swans. Wonderful look. Thank you for sharing your work with us.

Tenia Nelson said...

So so gorgeous Miss Ruza!!!! tfs!!

rhogan18 said...

Very pretty card.

Colorado Crafter said...

Beautiful card!! I LOVE the greens!! TFS!!

Darla said...

Super job on this card, the swans are so fabulous and the green is yummy!

Janet said...

Awesome, pretty, lovely, creative...nice work.

Andrea Ewen said...

Wow, Ruza...this is awesome! That swan design is fabulous and the green color...super! (Green happens to be my fave color :)
Love that lush ribbon, too!

Lynn Reloza said...

What a simple yet elegant card. Great card. Thanks for sharing.

Stacie said...

Love the swans!

Pam said...

Gorgeous greens & I love the swans!

brrck said...

Awesome...

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Lin said...

The swans really pop - what a gorgeous card! Your bow is sooo perfect too!!

imaginethat said...

Yay! I am so happy to see some greens. Everyone has been using blues and browns. Your card is beautiful!

Kristy Smith said...

Wow Ruza I love this card! The green with the swans is just perfect! So elegant and beautiful! =)

Michele Gross said...

Lovely! Gorgeous color choice and the white embossing really pops!

Jo Muscutt said...

Beautiful symmetry! I love the the shades of green.

Crafty Math Chick said...

Wow, I would never think to use green with swans but this looks terrific! Very elegant, love the embossing and the symmetry of your lovely card.

Diana said...

This would make a beautiful wedding or anniversary card. Wonderful job!

Chan said...

Wow, Ruza, this card is absolutely STUNNING!! Love the greens, the elegant swans and that gorgeous bow! FABulous work!

Wendy said...

GORGEOUS! I love green, but I never knew it could look so elegant. Love it!

Karen B. said...

Love seeing the green on this hop, a nice surprise! Your card is absolutely lovely!

Lisa Petrella said...

GORGEOUS work, Ruza!! I LOVE the shades of green you chose and the way the swan image POPS against the background!!! Such an elegant and classy card!

Lisa R. said...

Wow, stunning. Love the layout and color choice. Thanks for sharing. joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Mary said...

I love love love the greens!! these are the first I've seen on the hop and they are just gorgeous with the white against them. Gorgeous job!

Anne Marie@Married to the Empire said...

Those greens are gorgeous! And then the white swans... so pretty! How on earth do you tie such perfect bows???

Dana said...

Ruza, this is my favorite on the hop so far. Just beautiful with those white embossed swans. WOW, I'm in love.

Kimba's Kreations said...

I LOVE the swans and that bow is sheer PERFECTION!!!!

Tambo said...

wow this card is so cute. I love the green.

scrapalajen said...

Cute greenish swan card Ruza! Makes me think of St. Patrick's day

Kimberly said...

Great greens! The swans are perfect for a wedding card. Thanks for sharing!

Nicki S said...

VERY pretty card Ruza! I love how you framed the swans with the swiss dots embossing! That bow is picture perfect!

Sheryl said...

Love the matting over the top! Very simple, elegant, & clean.

Carla Bazhenow said...

Stunning!!! I love monochromatic and this is a favorite. Hugs,

Bonnie said...

Beautiful card. Everything is right about it.

Shirley said...

Such a beautiful card! Love the ribbon and the embossing - the swans are just perfect!

chubmoma said...

Love your card! The green is so appealing!

Pam Wendt said...

The greens are so beautiful, the embossing and ribbon add so much, and the swans are gorgeous! Lovely card!