5.07.2010

TSG Mother {'s Day} of all Blog Hops

Hello and welcome to your very first stop on the Mother of all Blog Hops-blog hop...lol. This is very intimidating as I never liked being first at ANYTHING...ACK! Why did my last name have to start with an "A"? :P BUT I am so happy to be here none the less! When I found out that Jessica and Holly we're arranging this blog hop welcoming costumers AND past Trendsetters I jumped on the occasion! I was a Guest Trendsetter in April of '09 and that was fun times!

So here we go! If you came to me through the There She Goes blog...then you are on the right path! If you just happen upon my blog and would like to join in the hop...head on over to the There She Goes blog to read up on any important info about the hop! Ok...you ready now...coolio!

This weekend I am representing 3 sets...YES...THREE!!! First I signed up for "A-Z & 1, 2, 3". But then there were sets still uncalled for so I jumped on the opp to also rep the oh so LOL "Tastes Like Chicken" from when I was a Trendsetter and "Nature of Friendship" because during my time with TSG...I made some new awesome friends. Side note...I've been an awful friend lately and I apologize for all my friends whom I've neglected...so the Nature of Friendship card is for you ALL! :D

This project I made is this tote for my MIL for Mother's Day. This was an idea pitched to me by my awesome Ho (don't ask...lol) Kelli Jo who you will be visiting somewhere down the hop! I was stressed for ideas for a Mother's Day gift and BANG...she said stationary! Thanks KJ! :P Love ya! Love how you can use this set to personalize anything! I altered a notepad and stamped the inside pages with my mother in laws initial to match the cover and tote. Mis Notas is My Notes in Spanish. Then I made a postage stamp envelope and stamped "estampillas" which is stamps in Spanish. Lastly I altered a dollar store find...an address book with "direcciones" meaning addresses also in Spanish and then a matching RSVP pen. I hope she likes it! See the fun things you can do with this set?

Next is my Nature of Friendship card. I decided to keep it plain and simple and make a CAS card to feature it's beauty. This set doesn't need too many layers... I used Old Olive, Basic Black, and Elegant Eggplant to stamp the images and greeting. You can click on it for a larger image to read the sentiment. It had been a while since I used my SU inks all thanks to my Copics...lol! Nice break...

Finally here is my Tastes Like Chicken card. I remember when I first got the set to play with...I was dying! I was literally ROLLING ON THE FLOOR LAUGHING MY BUTT OFF! I know this wasn't a very popular set with many during the sneak peeks and it was the talk of the town at SCS...but I have a funny and sometimes strange sense of humor so this was so up my alley! Dark nasty alley...lol! Hope you enjoy this card! My last one was well...a bit "tasteless". If you wanna see what I'm talking about..you can see it here! I thought it was pretty hilarious! This one I went a bit more classy...lol! Hey..."those people" this set was meant for have class too dangit! x}

Ok so I leave you now on your way to visit the next stop on the hop which is the awesome

It's a pretty long trail...but I KNOW you'll enjoy it! So grab a cup of your favorite drink, kick back and enjoy the hop!

Jessica and Holly...thanks so much for having me guys! Fun times! :D

75 comments:

Joy said...

these are amazing, AS ALWAYS! hugs to my gabby!

Belinda said...

So many amazing projects!

Anita said...

These are stunning!

Michelle VP said...

Wow, what a great start to this blog hop! Not just one, but three beautiful projects! Your MIL is going to love that stationery set. Your CAS card is gorgeous too - I'm trying to make more cards clean and simple like that. And you really crack me up with your funny, yet classy toilet card. :)

lisa said...

I Love the toilet card (peeked at the tasteless card and laughed out loud)!

Theresa said...

Beautiful cards Gabby - I'm so glad to see you back online!!

Love the tote project!

Hugs

ahappyscramper said...

Wow Gabby, I think your MIL will love that tote....great job!

Kim said...

Fabulous creations! Thanks so much for the gorgeous inspiration!

Aloha, Kim

Pam said...

LOVE everything. Really lovely!

stampsilly71 said...

fabulously creative!!!! glad you went first...

Katie Skiff said...

These are so cute, and I love the toilet...perfect! LOL...

♥Rach♥ said...

OMG,I LOOOOOOVE that red/blk/white set, it's my fave color combo! Beautiful job :0)

Becky Carafa said...

Beautiful stationary set! And your cards are lovely!

Amy said...

Wow what amazing projects!! They are beautiful!!

Kristy aka Kuttin Kards said...

Great cards and I love the tote! Thanks for starting off the blog.

Stacy said...

Great cards - the toilet is hilarious!

pinkthunder said...

thanks for starting off the hop, hopefully required duties don't keep me from getting all the way thru today

JenRaff said...

Thanks for doing more than one set -- I love your cards!

Beth S said...

Lovve your cards Gabby. Great work.

Jennifer Carter said...

All of those projects are wonderful!! Great job!

Sharon said...

Great cards - that Tastes Like Chicken set cracks me up. I remember the 'possum card from last year - still makes me laugh. Thanks for a fun start to the hop.

Melissa Cash said...

Wow, what a great collection of projects! Thanks for the inspiration!

Tanja said...

Wow, your creations are awesome! Totally enjoyed hem :)

There She Goes Clear Stamps said...

All three of your projects are gorgeous Gabby! I love that you used the Tastes Like Chicken set. It's only right that Ho represent it! :D

Crafty Math Chick said...

Wow, what a way to start off the hp - THREE cards! I love the way you stamped the grass bunches in multiple colors on the second card and your coloring of the (LOL) toilet on the third. Thanks for the cool eye candy!

~Meredith

Alicia a.k.a. Crafty Al said...

Terrific creations!! I especially like the purse in the first picture.

Heide said...

Great cards! The Taste like chicken is such a crack up!

Melissa S said...

Cute cute cute!!

Shaz Wall said...

Great creation Gabby! I love what you have done with the Friendship set.

Joanne (jojot) said...

just fab....you have two of my fav sets.....the 'Chicken' set cracks me up every time....happy hopping

Cassie_lu said...

All are so great I just don't know which is my fav. The gift set is a wonderful I idea though

Maureen said...

What a great first stop on the hop - LOVE all your projects and enjoyed listening to the song!

Susan said...

Only you can make a toilet bowl look so lovely. ;) I miss you girl. I'll be catching up on your blog soon. xoxo

Donna said...

Gabby...Your creations are just amazing...And your colouring!! WOW, just magical! Xx

Gail said...

Great stationary and what a wonderful idea!

BJ said...

Awesome Set for your MIL!!! And your card not using Copics gorgeous! And your last card leaves us speeachless!!!!! Thank You for taking time to make all 3 for us.

Dana said...

Totally awesome cards.

ShaniKulani said...

your cards are inspiring :)

akagreenhouse said...

Fabulous projects, Gabby! Love them!

Karen said...

OMG...I think my fav is the set you made for your MIL! I love the color combo...red, black and white can be so elegant and chic! BEAUTIFUL!!

Silke Ledlow said...

Gabby these are all awesome & beautiful creations! Love them all!!! Hugs ~S~

Michele L. said...

hey gabby green eyes!!! what a collection of cards! WOWEE!
Great stuff,,,, i'm so glad you are back and creating!

Cammy said...

Fantastic cards! LOVE your A-Z set!

Barb's Boys said...

Love the colors on your nature card and I'm going to have to take a look at the 'Tastes like chicken' set-looks hilarious!

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Gorgeous projects, Gabby! You can even make a toilet cute - amazing!!!

Edna said...

Well you certainly mixed it up with these little offerings, nice use of colour and the images are all fab!

Tammy Miller said...

I love your projects as always glad to see you, I hope you are doing well!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Fabulous work!!! Love all of it!!

Jackie said...

I LOVE all three creations Gabby, they are fabulous! Always rocking those stamps you are, keep it up!

Pam said...

Great projests and I also enjoyed the way you explained the details of your projects. Thanks for the laugh and pure enjpyment of reading your blog. Great work. Your mother-inlaw will love it.

Sonia said...

Amazing creations!!

**Sony**
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Ddmac58 said...

Love the black and white design!! The two cards are lovely, thanks for sharing!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

great projects!

Queenie Jeannie said...

Incredible cards! BRAVO!!!

I still don't want the "Tastes Like Chicken" set but I LOVE what you've done with it, lol!

marilynwillauer said...

Adorable cards. . . love the toliet with the flowers, it's cute!!!
mlwcreations@hotmail.com

Su G said...

as always Gabby, your creations are a joy to look at. thanks for being the first creations for this weary mom to look at this morning!

Sandra MacLean said...

Gabby, these are BEAUTIFUL!!

Sandra MacLean said...

Gabby, these are BEAUTIFUL!!

Linda said...

What STUNNING projects....you create really beautiful thing!!

Celeste said...

I love the projects you made, still laughing about the toilet and the road kill stew on the other page (yes, I had to look and I left you a comment too!) Thanks for the laugh!

Celeste said...

I love the projects you made, still laughing about the toilet and the road kill stew on the other page (yes, I had to look and I left you a comment too!) Thanks for the laugh!

kksb said...

Cute cards. The Nature of Friendship is sweet.

Jennifer said...

GREAT projects!! I have to say that my favorite is totally the toilet with the flowers! That is awesome!!

Lisa said...

Too funny! Made me giggle!!!

leenda said...

You should always be "first"! Your artwork is inspirational & creative! Great job!

lillianchild said...

I love your blog page - what a unique way to show the "date" - very clever indeed. And your cards are fab - the toilet flowers crack me up!

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Gabby the set you made is gorgeous, so is the wonderful friend card. However, I'm a girl who has to admit that my favorite is the Grown with Love card! OMG ROFLMAO!!! Too funny! Fantastic job!

Smiles!
Gwen

Tiffany Heilman said...

great projects! love the toilet with the flowers - that set cracsk me up.

Julie Ranae said...

Wonderful projects! Thanks for being a stop on the hop : )

Kelli said...

OH WOW!!!! YOU GF ROCK my simple little idea, had NO DOUBT you would but DAYAM!!! LOL

ALL three card are rockin awesome and HAD to click on the possum card, as it SO cracks me up AGAIN and AGAIN and AGAIN!!!! :)

LOVE THAT ROAD KILL CAFE!!!! :)

You make me smile!!!!

Hugs HO!

Makiko Jones said...

Oh Gabby!! What gorgeous cards and gift set!! You are fabulous, girlfriend!

Alyssa S said...

These are all fabulous! Love your shading on the porcelain queen!

Gail's Card Cafe' said...

All of these are awesome! Love what you did to the bathroom LOL

Calypso said...

I love the humor that comes with the "Taste Like Chicken" stamp set. I may just have to pick up that set. I love how you personalized the gift set in spanish...and I love how clean and fresh the "Grown w/ love" cards looks and feels. Amazing, just amazing. Thank you for sharing!

Calypso
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AMIT said...

So wonderful work thanks for sharing.

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