[2.13.2014] unity thursday with pretty stamps

Unity Thursday

Thursday fun is happening with the Unity design team.  If you have been hopping you should be arriving from Joslyn’s blog, if not, all the action starts on the Unity blog.

We have a brand new Unity {be inspired} Challenge, it is really pretty too.

Plus, I have a brand new sentiment kit releasing today for the challenge.

I spent a few days drawing this flower.  It is a new adventure for me.  I have always doodled, but this is my first attempt at turning it into a stamp.  I like the whimsy feel and yet it is somber enough for either a sympathy card or a support card.  Hope you like it as much as I do.  It is one of my favorite designs… it might BE my favorite ever.


I was inspired by the sketch and the colors.  I’ve been in a wonky mood, so I turned the sketch sideways and then tilted the center panel.  I stamped the flowers and sentiment and then colored it in with Copics.  This is a fun image to color.  You could really go wild with it if you wanted too.  I added some glitter glue and enamel dots at the end to add a little sumptin’ sumptin’ to the design.

Don’t forget to leave a comment on each blog today.
We’ll be giving away a Unity fabulous prize from comments left on the participating blogs.

That is all from me, head on over to the amazing Renee next!!!!

Here are the list of blogs hopping today.

Lisa A.




  1. Cynthia O.

    Great CAS design, Lisa. Lovely image and use of the color combo as well!

  2. Kris L

    Oh Lisa you’ve done it again with an awesome sentiment kit. It really hits all of those things that can be tough to say. Love your card too…you nailed the color challenge.

  3. Jessica Yoder-Jones

    Love that stamp used!! Super cute

  4. Laura Maunu

    This stamp is so beautiful! Love the simplicity of the card and the coloring is amazing!

  5. Ruby M

    This card is beautiful. Love the colouring too.

  6. Steph Lindahl

    Wow! Love it! My first thought after the colors was how versatile this stamp is.

  7. Angeline Choo

    Lisa, the flower you drew is gorgeous!! LOVE what you did with it and the colors on your card too .. 🙂

  8. maria mendoza

    I love it

  9. Jackie P

    love the flowers stamps! flower and butterfly’s are my weakness. However…what are those enamel dots…I have been seeing them lately…must find out!!!

    1. shannascraftdesigns

      Such a pretty card for such a wintery day!

  10. Gaylynn

    I REALLY LIKE the flowers you drew. And the size is nice too. Can’t wait to see the new sentiments. I always grab those first when I shop. 🙂

  11. Laura Turcotte

    This card is simply amazing—you really rocked it!

  12. Michele

    This card is sure to brighten someone’s day…even during rough times!

  13. Sav O'G

    OH Lisa! I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE those flowers– what a gorgeous color story and card! BEAUTIFULLY done as always! And I LOVE that this is your stamp! YOU ROCK! <3

  14. Michelle K.

    Totally love that flower! Beautiful. Card!

  15. Amy C.

    What a beautiful card! I love the colors and the woodgrain background!

  16. Judith

    Wow Lisa, your stamp is just gorgeous! Congrats. Beautiful card as always too 🙂

  17. Jennifer Ashley Downs

    Beautiful stamping. The colors and design are gorgeous. Makes me crave spring flowers.

    1. hotwheels

      I love your pastel color. Your card is just gorgeous!!!

  18. Julie O

    This is fantastic! I LOVE how you colored that flower and tilted it all at such a jaunty angle!

  19. Teresa Godines #6857

    Beautiful coloring. I am a sucker for flowers and now I need this stamp. LOL

  20. Shannonn J

    Seriously, you are one talented girl!! I can’t believe you drew that!!! Ahhhh-mazing, Lisa!! And absolutely LOVE the card you made with it!!

  21. KristyLee

    Very beautiful card, your are so creative!

  22. shartl

    Oh my, you used the colors for this challenge perfectly! What a bright fun card design!

  23. Terri Burson

    Awesome job on designing the flower. I absolutely love it. I see this kit in my future, lol.

  24. Lindsey

    Oh Lisa, this flower is absolutely beautiful! On my list it goes…
    And of course used perfectly on your card.

  25. Emily H

    I love this card!! Now I am wanting that stamp!

  26. Kristina Beagle

    Those flowers are gorgeous!! I love your coloring.

  27. Paula

    how very very pretty! I love the whimsy feeling of this card for a serious subject… definitely a pick-me-up

  28. dawn Louise

    Fabulous card really makes the most of the stamp and looks lovely

  29. Carla Hundley

    How wonderful to have your
    own design/stamp and it is
    so pretty. Love the glitter
    you added.
    Carla from Utah

  30. stampnk

    Wow, I just love the colors you used and that whimsical stamped image!

  31. Sue D

    Great colors and I really like the flower stamp.

  32. gwenyt

    Your drawing is adorable and your card is just gorgeous!

  33. Marsha Parham

    I love these sentiments and what you did with them!

  34. Cameron Fields

    That flower stamp is beautiful! Fabulous design on your part! Your card is beautiful as well!

  35. susie morris

    So beautiful Lisa! I love the image and the colors are perfect!

  36. Heather - housesbuiltofcards

    LOVE LOVE LOVE that new sentiment kit! And your card is STUNNING! So beautifully colored – and love the touch of sparkle!!!

  37. Barb Mc

    Such a beautiful card. I love the colors you used! Breathtaking!

  38. Miriam Prantner

    Oh wow! I really love this new stamp, it’s gorgeous and I hope that you do lots more doodled stamps!

  39. Karen N

    It’s a gorgeous design for the stamp. I’m sure all have to have it. And your card is really pretty!

  40. karenladd

    I haven’t seen this adorable stamp before today and I LOVE it! Fun card and really cute!

  41. Lisa Lucchese

    Beautiful stamp and gorgeous colours.

  42. Chris

    Love the flower, it’s pretty yet appropriate!

  43. Jessi

    I think it ate my comment, dangnabbit. If it didn’t, sorry!
    I love this gorgeous “doodle” – the perfect balance of whimsy. And your colouring is amazing!

  44. Lucinde

    Wow, really love the coloring you did with the flower!

  45. Lisa Angela

    such a beautiful card!

  46. Gilda

    Love the flowers. Your coloring and colors are beautiful.

  47. Loulou

    Gorgeous CAS design. The colours are so beautiful especially on the grey woodgrain background

  48. Jennifer Mitten

    This is a wonderful flower design and I love your card!

  49. lostinpaper

    WOW Lisa, this flower and your colouring are amazing, congrats to you!

  50. Jen W.

    It is most definitely a kick ass flower! Love the doodley details and your coloring is gorgeous!

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