Thursday, December 4, 2014

WCMD 2014 Winners Blog Hop!!!

Hello Everyone!!!
Welcome to a special WCMD 2014 Winner's Blog Hop!!!

As most of you already know that PaperCrafts and Scrapbooking Magazine will be publishing their very last issue this coming February.
So the WCMD 2014 winner cards won't be published in the PC&S April 2014 issue.

Today we ...the winner's of WCMD 2014 Contest are showcasing our WINNER CARDs in this hop!!!

We are also sharing some of the goodies from our PRIZE package.
Make sure to hop along and leave some love and enter for the GIVEAWAYS!!!
If you have landed from Heather Hoffman 's blog , you are on right track!!
If you are joning me now , visit Paper Crafts Magazine Blog to start.

I won in the Seasons Greeting Category.
I submitted two Chalkboard holiday cards and one of them was selected.
Here is my winner creation...

A super simply Christmas card with two main ingredients... 
and

I heat embossed the sentiment with white EP ,the leaves with Silver EP and the berries with Red EP.
Sponged the edges with white pigment ink and added few mist splatters.
I used Heidi Swapp mists.
I also added three tiny rhinestones.
I looooove chalkboard holiday cards.

Here is another card I submitted  using the same two ingredients ....
For this card I used Silver , Gold and white Embossing Powders.
I absolutely loooooooooove Waltzing Mouse Stamps. 
WMS owner Claire Brennan is one of the sweetest person ever, they have great publication incentives too!!!

Thank you PC&S team for making me WCMD 2014 winner!!!
Thank you Virginia for all the behind the scene help!!!

I have not ONE but TWO Giveaways for all of you...
I loved the latest WMS release and order the OLD COUNTRY ROSESstamp set for me ,
Guess what? I ordered an extra set too!

GIVEAWAY #1

Waltzing Mouse Old Country Roses Stamp set. 

GIVEAWAY#2
Some goodies from my Prize Package and my stash....


These giveaways are open for everyone... all around the globe.
Please leave me a comment by Dec 10, 2014.


Here is the complete hop list , just in case.

3. Kristie Larsen 
4. Donna Bowman 
6. Mandy LaCroix 
7. Heather Hoffman 
8. Piali Biswas
9. Christa Laszczkowski 
11. Wendi Lau
12. Tosha DelJanovan
14. Jill Dewey Hawkins
15. Virginia Lu


Hope you all enjoyed yesterday's hop ....if you haven't hopped yet...please check it HERE.

Thanks for stopping by!!

62 comments:

Cindy C. said...

Wow both so trendy!! Love the speckles and a splash of colour on the chalkboard design!! Congrats on your win Piali!

Hussena said...

Both your cards are superb, Piali. Absolutely love the chalkboard effect and the way you have used the mists and embossing as the highlight of your card. Congrats on being selected as a Winner! :)

Ruby N said...

oh wow your card is AWESOME! I need to learn that chalkboard look ;) Congrats on your win!!!
and thanks for a chance to win too :)

cheryl (clee') said...

Congrats on your win! Your card is gorgeous- great technique!

Veronica Z said...

I LOVE your card! I can see why it was chosen! I'm sorry your cards won't have a chance to make it into the magazine and featuring them in a hop was a great idea!!

Jamie said...

Stunning!! Huge Congrats:)

Lucinde said...

Gorgeous cards!

Helen F. said...

Oh Piali, I love both of your designs...so very Merry :-) Congratulations on your WCMD win!!

Jacquie Southas said...

The WM is bold & beautiful - love the way the mist shows up on the black cardstock! Great card, Piali, and congratulation on the win :)

Miriam Prantner said...

Well really, both cards are gorgeous, it's hard to pick a favorite! I love the mix of embossing, the leaves on that first one look so pretty and subtle with the rest of it. A true winner!!!

Virginia Lu said...

I love love the chalkboard effect with these two cards! So simple yet so very sophisticated! Congratulations on your well-deserved win, my dear Piali! So very happy for you! (still doing the happy dance)

cghundley said...

Your cards are so
beautiful and love
the embossing! Sorry
they won't be in the
magazine now.
Carla from Utah

maria f. said...

Such fun seeing your cards in hop form. I love the subtle touches of red on your cards. Congrats!

Isha Gupta said...

Beautiful cards Piali. Love the chalkboard effect. So happy to be celebrating with you. Congratulations once again!

Dana said...

Wow!! Stunning cards!! Love the chalkboard look! Congrats on the WCMD win!!

Kimberly Rendino said...

Congrats on your win! Both cards are gorgeous!

Renee said...

OMGoodness, you're not kidding - those stamps are GORGEOUS!!! And you really created two masterpieces!!! I love chalkboard look too. Congratulations and thanks so much for giving back!!!! Either one of those prizes would be simply awesome ;)

Vikki Hein said...

chalkboard cards are so pretty in Christmas d├ęcor! Congrats & thanks!

Handmade Cards by Archana said...

Lovely cards with chalkboard technique. Congrats on your big winning.

Lynne in NI said...

Wow, your cards are fabulous! Congratulations on your win :)

Sharla said...

Love all the embossing and congrats on the win!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

These are both pretty! Love the chalkboard look for Christmas !

Tona said...

Your card is fabulous! Congrats on the win!

LauraJane:) said...

Congratulations! on your well deserved win:))
Great chalkboard effect.
I just bought the WMS release too...Vintage Roses SWOON!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Your beautiful card is so deserving of the recognition! Congratulations, Piali! Hugs, Darnell

Annette Allen said...

yay congratulations.. so well deserved..

Sheila H said...

Congratulations! Your cards have such flair :)

joy said...

These have to be the prettiest chalkboard cards I have ever seen! I love the mix of colors and the stamps are gorgeous, too. Congrats to you!

Rachel B. said...

Congrats! Gorgeous cards! Great stamps!

Melissa F said...

Congrats, both your cards are stunning! I love the silver and white embossing with the pop of red. thanks for sharing the love!

Christa said...

Love the contrast of the silver and white on black and will definitely have to check out WMS selection. Thank you for sharing & congrats Piali!!!

Connie G said...

Love the chalkboard look here. The pop of red color is perfect!

Indy said...

Congrats on the win! You so deserve it! Thanks for the giveaway!

Kristie Goulet said...

Congratulations on your win. Gorgeous cards!

Mandy LaCroix said...

I love BOTH of these! Super fab technique ! I don't know how they chose btw the two but see why u had a winner! Wow! Hugs!

Simone said...

Both your cards are gorgeous!! LOVE the chalkboard look. Congratulations Piali!

pcm said...

a big congratulations to you!

kimkmom4 said...

Loved your cards! Congrats!

Kathy Mc said...

Both cards are awesome, Piali, with the chalkboard effect and colored embossing. Can see why you had a winner there. Thanks for sharing in this fun blog hop!

Jill said...

Oooo your card is delightful! I so live the chalkboard look and your execution of it is impeccable! A winning card for sure-congrats! I've enjoying winning with you ;)

Margaret said...

Congratulations! both of your cards are very beautiful - sophisticated and classy!

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

Beautiful cards. I never thought black could be so beautiful for a Christmas card. Wonderful idea's and creations. Congratulations on your win.

TracyM #6773 said...

CONGRATULATIONS on being a WINNER Piali!!!
BOTH of your cards are BEAUTIFUL, the chalkboard design SO STRIKING with the GORGEOUS heat embossing and POP of red!!!
I have just got some WOW embossing powders and feel TOTALLY INSPIRED to give them a creative workout now :)

sharrilou said...

Love your chalkboard style cards. I have a small tree in my kitchen that I have made chalkboard ornaments to go on it, so you know this is a fab of mine. Just saw the roses used on a card the other day, I am totally in love with this set.

Mary Holshouser said...

You wouldn't think of black for a Christmas card but it really works.
Sorry the card wasn't published but it's getting seen by a lot of people now.
thanks for sharing.

Gaylynn said...

Oh my, this is a stunning chalk style holiday card. Love it!!

Debbie Lou said...

Your winning card is just FABULOUS! Love your technique :)

Gloria Stengel said...

So beautiful. I love the black background and the chalkboard technique!

Amante del Papel said...

You have super-deserved award, you're a super artist, I follow you for a long time and I love your work! Thanks for the chance to win!

Sue D said...

Both chalkboard cards are wonderful!
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Amy C. said...

Beautiful holiday cards! I love the combination of the chalkboard look and the gold and silver. Congrats on your winning card!

Lindsey said...

So beautiful! HUGE congrats!

Cynthia B. said...

I love the chalkboard look - both your cards are gorgeous! Congrats on your big win, and thanks for the chance to share in your winnings. :)

Beatrice Lawson said...

I love both your cards, they are stunning! I don't own any of their lovely stamps but seeing your cards, now I know what I am buying next! Congrats on a fabulous win!

Maureen said...

Your cards are both gorgeous - either one could have won! Love all the different colors of EP and the chalkboard technique is a fave of mine too! Congrats on your well deserved win! ~Maureen

Kailash said...

Congratulations on your win. Both your cards are fabulous, love the chalkboard technique!

Puppy Kisses and Paper Dreams said...

You have sold me chalkboard holiday cards! These are incredible :)

Mary-Anne V said...

congrats on your win...love the chalkboard look you created!

vinita jain said...

Love the fabulous look of the EP with chalkboard technique, a stunning creation!
Congrats on your huge winning and sharing your talent! Thanks for sharing some goodies and chance to win!

everydaymakings said...

Congratulations on your winning! Such a lovely card. And thank for the generous giveaway!

Kristie Larsen said...

Hey Piali! Gorgeous cards! I LOVE WM stamps, (and don't have enough of them, thats for sure!) Congrats on your great win!!

Lisa Lara said...

Oh beautiful cards Piali. I love how you used the chalkboard technique. Congrats.