Saturday, 26 May 2012

Allsorts 3rd Birthday Blog Hop!!

Hello Everyone

Welcome to the 3rd Birthday blog Hop for Allsorts.  Also welcome to the amazing weather that we have had over the last few days - how gorgeous its been and people feel so much happier with a bit of sunshine.

Back to Blog Hopping .........

The title of this weeks Allsorts Challenge, which has been set by the lovely Emma, is

Happy Birthday to Someone Special


here is my card that I would be proud to send to someone special



and another shot to try to show you the dome on the front.

I have used a combination of several of Joanna's products that I have been very lucky to have demonstrated on TV.  The background paper and the sentiment are both from Jayne Shasky CD rom.  The flowers are a mix of papers flowers stamped from the fantasy flower stamps and real pressed flowers.  This is a great way to spread your real flowers out.  Some distressing with Bundled Sage around all the available edges really suit the style.
Some cotton lace and gems finish off the card. 
When you use real pressed flowers you need to protect them in some way. I have chosen to use an acetate dome over the front. Hope that you can see this in the second picture. 
As it is the 3rd Birthday at Allsorts I would like to offer a prize as well as the fabulous prizes that are on offer on the Allsorts Blog this week from our very special sponsors,  I have some fabulous stamps to give away to someone that leaves a comment on this post.  The winner will be picked at random at the end of next week.  I will ask Mark to take a photograph of them and post them later in the day so that you can see what you might win!

I  hope that you have read the rules about the blog hop which Brenda has kindly written on the Allsorts Challenge Blog

Hopefully you will have just hopped over from

 Emma at http://metalicbutterfly.blogspot.co.uk/ and hopefully you have found the letter

and after having fouNd the letter on this post

please move onto Debs  at  http://handcraftedespeciallyforyou.blogspot.co.uk/   blog to find another letter.

Good Luck with the Blog Hop Everyone - this is great fun with lots of prizes up for the taking !
Enjoy and thankyou on behalf of the Allsorts Team for all the fabulous projects that have been sent in over the last 3 years!

Bye for now
and Happy Hopping!!
JO XX



82 comments:

  1. beautiful floral card,love the colours and pretty details. janex

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  2. Very feminine card. It's beautiful! Hugs! xx

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  3. That card is stunning!

    And blog-hop fun too! Thanks! :)

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  4. Pretty card, I love the colours, the domed front is a great idea, hugs Sara x

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  5. Lovely card and just love the flowers. xxxx

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  6. Fond of lavender and especially like the lace on your card.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  7. This is beautiful and very feminine! Love that!

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  8. Jo this card is so meaningful and pretty wrapped into one. great work.

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  9. Gorgeous card. I love the sentiment,paper, colours and the flowers are fabulous. Im your newest follower. Thanks for the blog hop. Hugs, Jill x

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    1. Hi Jill,

      Welcome and thank you for joining my Blog - I hope that you enjoy my postings and I will love to hear your comments. Good Luck for my draw for some Birthday bits! x

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  10. Such a beautiful card..love the colours


    Anne

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  11. The bunch of flowers is so gorgeous! Love the colours! M x

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  12. Beautiful card, love the display of flowers and the lace with the bling
    Louise

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  13. Your card looks so elegant! Lovely lace and a bunch of really decoartive flowers - so sweet!

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  14. what gorgeous colours and such pretty flowers
    Happy Birthday Allsorts
    Lisa x

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  15. Lovely and elegant card!! Lovely sentiment too.
    Greetings Mary

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  16. Gorgeous card... love the colours & fabulous flowers... Perfect!! Hugs May x x x

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  17. Hi Jo, yet another stunning card, so pretty and I love the colours, you have done a brilliant job well done!
    Hugs x
    Jean

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  18. That is such a pretty pretty card, love it!

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  19. This is lovely! Love all the pretty flowers! Thanks for the inspirational hop!
    Hugs,
    Karen C
    www.busybusyhoneybee.wordpress.com

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  20. Gorgeous card - those flowers are beautiful x

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  21. This is beautiful. The flowers are great. I love the lace with the gems.

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  22. This card is so elegant Jo. I love the gorgeous colours and the beautiful layout.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  23. Elegant card.............like the colour combination

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  24. A classy, elegant card Jo - the flowers arrangement is fabulous.
    I think I've got your letter!
    Sylvia x

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  25. Jo, your flower cluster looks fabulous surrounding this great birthday sentiment. TFS! Hugz, ~ Rose

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  26. This is gorgeous Jo, such a lovely sentiment and beautiful flowers. Great blog hop, I just hope I can work out what the word is at the end.
    Pauline
    x

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  27. Jo this really is very special ~ it's beautiful
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

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  28. Your card is great! Love those cute little flowers. Happy anniversary!

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  29. Such a lovely card, the flowers are beautiful, Carole Z XX

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  30. Hi Jo, This is such a beautiful card! I love the colours and the flowers are stunning.

    Happy 3rd Birthday Allsorts!

    Lisa x

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  31. A gorgeous card and instantly recognisable as JS. Such serene colour scheme.
    Wanda

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  32. Beautiful card, love the colour combo. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Natx

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  33. Hi Jo,
    gorgeous card - I love the colour combo.
    Hugs Petra

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  34. Just love the colour combinations!

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  35. Gorgeous !love the flowers!
    hugs
    Doreen

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  36. Beautiful card, love all those flowers...

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  38. lovely card, love the purple and yellow flowers angxxx

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  39. Fantastic card, happy birthday to you all at Allsorts

    hugs Vicky x x x

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  40. Beautiful and a special card indeed. love the colours too thanking you Jo x

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  41. What a beautiful card hun... could you send it to me lol.... just going to Debs now x

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  42. Your purple and yellow card is so pretty. gorgeous in every way.

    Mari

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  43. now if only i could make a card like that
    love and hugs
    Pauline B

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  44. Beautiful card. Love purple and yellow together.
    Hugs Berit

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  45. I have never played before, but this is fun! I do love the colors you used and your flowers are beautiful.

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  46. This is such a gorgeous card, beautiful colours and I love the flower arrangement! Happy Birthday Allsorts and thanks for the chance to win some yummy prizes!

    Love Beth xx

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  47. What an absolutely beautiful card. Purple is my alltime favourite colour. Happy Birthday to Allsorts and thankyou for the chance to win in the hop.

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  48. the card is sooo pretty!!!! i love the flowers :)

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  49. Fabulous card. love the flowers
    hugs Alexandra

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  50. Hi Jo lovely card..thanks for being part of the hop,
    Jane x

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  51. Such a pretty card! Happy 3rd Birthday Allsorts! Wedgie xxx

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  52. This is a very pretty card!

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  53. Pretty card!! Fun bloghop!! Happy Birthday :-9

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  54. Your card is very pretty. Love all the yellow and purple. The font on the sentiment is nice too. Thanks.

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  55. Gorgeous card...so elegant. Love the colours you have used, and those flowers are awesome.
    Joyce xx

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  56. I thought some of those flowers looked real! Lovely card x

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  57. Hi there Jo. happy 3rd birthday to you all at Allsorts and hopefully many more! Another fantastic creation from yourself and just love the colours. All so very creative. Hope you are all ok and you and Mark enjoyed your time away. Off on the next blog hop now
    x catherine

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  58. Hi Jo! Oh your card is gorgeous! Beautiful layout and I love your colorcombination! hugs Sandra

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  59. Wow Jo Love your card I'm loving the dome effect very effective and the flowers are fab hugs Mandy xx

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  60. Jo your card is absolutely STUNNING! Love the colour combo you used. Beautiful!

    Shari

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  61. JUst Gorgeous! Fabulous design. Fabulous colours. LOve it.
    Chrissyxx

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  62. Hi Jo, I'm lovin the elegance of your birthday card. The delicate but very vibrant dried flowers add that extra special touch.
    Kxoxo

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  63. Happy 3rd Birthday
    XHugsX
    Nikki

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  64. Happy Birthday!
    A really elegant card - love the sentiment in front.
    Hugs from Lisbeth

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  65. Beautiful card love the colours.Happy Birthday.Hags kaz.x

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  66. Gorgeous card and beautiful sentiment!! Hugs Hazel xx

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  67. This is really beautiful!! Thanks for a chance to win your prize! Hugsxx

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  68. Ooooh, Jo. That's beautiful.

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  69. Fantastic card :) Luv , Luv , Luv :D
    Hugs Rebecca

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  70. Beautiful Card Jo. Haven't seen you for a while but will try to get to the shop to see you. I miss your ideas. Now that I am a blog fan I will be watching this space. Love Georgina Naraido

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  71. Gorgeous card Jo. Looks very special to me. Thanks for the chance to win.

    Kat x

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  72. Lovely card in some wonderful soft colours.
    Dorte,x

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  73. Happy 3rd Birthday your card is great.

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  74. What a beautiful card and I love your colour combination. Happy third birthday.
    Liz xx

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