Thursday, April 2, 2015

Light It Up Blue Blog Hop



I am participating in the
Light It Up for Autism Awareness Blog Hop
The purpose of this blog hop
is to draw awareness to autism.  We probably all have someone in our life that has autism.  There are so many fantastic sponsors that have shown their support for Autism Awareness and you can see the complete list HERE.

If you would like a chance to win a prize
from one of these fabulous companies leave a comment on this blog, and any of the other blogs participating in today's hop! Winners will be chosen at random and will be announced on Monday April 6. So hop away, and you'll be seeing lots of BLUE today!

 Here is the card I created for this Hop
 Did you know SugarPea Designs is one of the sponsors for today's hop?
I just love these pencils and decided to make a border of them using Teacher's Pet. I used 11 different blue Copic markers and colored using the one pen shading technique.  I put on my color, let it dry then went back and added my shadow, repeating til I got the look I wanted. Then I went in with some grays for further shadows.  Then I used the blender pen and white gel pen for highlights.
Can you see my piece of vellum?
I wasn't sure what I wanted to use for my sentiment panel, the black or vellum. I found I liked them layered and used them both!  I embossed with the white embossing powder.  I only put tape on the end part of my black sentiment strip so the end sticks up a little.

Teacher's Pet
Teacher's Pet
Have fun hopping!

76 comments:

Patti J said...

Lisa, this is such a fun card, and you are SO stinkin' clever! I would never have thought to do this with the pencils, and that vellum just adds the perfect finishing touch. Love it!

Rosemary said...

another super clever and creative card, lisa (ha... say that three times fast, lol!) my oldest (among other issues) has autism... maybe I will play along...

Vicki Dutcher said...

Aww to color like you do.... :) What a super awesome pencil card and good cause with the hop~

Tracey McNeely said...

This is perfect Lisa, I love the blue pencils. ♥♥

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

WOW!! This is my favorite from the entire hop. Such a beautiful CAS card. I LOVE the blue ombre look you created with the pencils….you are so creative!!

Donna said...

Wow Lisa ... I would never have thought to use this pencil design in this way. I love your card. Great inspiration and great way to support Autism! :-)

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Such a creative and fun idea! I love these blue pencils!

Irene Grau said...

I love the pencils! I'm gonna have to pull out this set and CASE your cute card!

Brandi R said...

Perfect for this hop! Love this card ♥♥

Annette Allen said...

this is so fun.. i love all those pencils.. great coloring.

Lori Kobular said...

Love your card with all the different shades of blue pencils! Awesome card for an amazing cause! Thanks for supporting Autism Awareness!

Shelly said...

This is awesome, Lisa! Love!

wendy said...

amazing card girlie !

Jen Carter said...

I love all of those blue pencils!

Penny said...

Oh my goodness, I just love this, who doesn't love pencils all lined up in order?!

Maroeska said...

Amazing CAS card, love your design!

Stampy Sister said...

Those blue pencils are so cool! I have two children with autism. Thanks for supporting this great cause.

KT Fit Kitty said...

What a gorgeous CAS card! I am in awe of how you stamped the pencils all so perfectly in a row! And I love how you coloured them with the different shades of blue!

~amy~ said...

Lisa, perfectly perfect.

Karen Schroeder said...

Love how you created the pencil border! Awesome CAS card!

nancy littrell said...

TFS how you shaded your adorable pencils Lisa. So perfect for the Autism Blog Hop my friend.

Krissy said...

LOVE love love this!!!

wienerhoneymooners said...

Love this !!!!

Karenladd said...

Wow, this is such a fun card and a wonderfully creative use of those pencil images!

Tracie Pond said...

Lisa, love the uniqueness of your creation!

Michele Henderson said...

This is a fantastic card! I love what you've done with the pencil stamp! Wow!

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

Super fun and oh so cute !!!

Bonnie said...

Oh so perfect! I love the unique line up of pencils!

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

What a cool card Lisa Girl. I've said it before, I'll say it again. I love your style x

Teresa Doyle said...

What a sweet card. You've done an awesome job on it.

TracyM #6773 said...

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS card Lisa - LOVE your ombre pencils, LOVE your vellum sentiment layer too!!!
THANK YOU for being part of this Blog Hop - it is an AMAZING EVENT for a wonderful cause!!!

D.Ann said...

Love your ombre pencils and the sentiment is perf for this hop!

Pam said...

Love your card. Perfect sentiment. Thanks so much for helping to raise awareness of our autistic kids. They have brought me joy for the many, many years I have worked with so many on the spectrum.

Mans De Fada said...

Your card is so beautiful.....perfect sentiment, I like it very much.
Happy Easter!!

Julia Aston said...

what a colorful row of fun pencils Lisa - the vellum and black layers look great for the sentiment!

Tenia Nelson said...

This card is SUPER CUTE, girl!! Thanks so much for participating in this AWESOME hop!! I love you and you ROCK!!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Lisa, this is super adorable with the pencils beautifully colored! And I love that you are lighting up for autism...a worthy cause!! Hugs!

Stacey Schafer said...

genius design, lisa!

Sue from Oregon said...

Love your rainbow of blues!!!

♥ Sue Kment

Kristie Goulet said...

Love this Lisa! Those blue pencils are so cool!

Taunya Butler said...

That pencil is one of the Sugar Pea set that is my very favorite!! I love the CASness of this card and those ombre pencils - oh, my!!! So delightful and well done! You are impressive!! Thank you for participating and supporting this hop!! I hope you have an EXTRA SPECIAL DAY!!!

Chriss Blagrave said...

Love your splendid display of blues and awesome sentiment!

Anne said...

I was delighted to find this blog hop in aid of Autism as our 8yo son has low spectrum autism. He is a wonderful boy, much loved by many. Your card is brilliant! Thank you to all the sponsors for supporting this cause.

Monika Reeck said...

OH MY DEAR LISA
YOUR COLORING IS FANTABULOUS
looovee all the pencil you colored here
if this card not yet send
I would love to get this as my birthday card Lisa
this is sooo awesome
I cant coloring so awesome like you
that pencil looks like a real one
LOVE LOVE LOVE YOUR CARD LISA
4 thumbs up for sure...I am serious I fall in love with this card..
Big hugs....
Monika
(I love and proud to join this hop and hope you like to hop back to my card it is #155)

Eva said...

Lovely card! I adore those blue pencils!!!
Kisses;)

Jenny said...

It's great to see you on the hop Lisa, I love the ombre pattern the pencils make...excellent colouring :)
Jenny x

Nina-Marie Trapani said...

oh these pencils are so adorable! I LOVE the little teal one that you fit in between the others!
Hugs,
Nina-Marie :)

Paula-Scrap Addict said...

this is FANTASTIC! I love how you colored the pencils

Helen F. said...

Totally adorable card!

Laura Cox {aka scrapaddict} said...

Love this card....those pencils are perfect!

Amy C. said...

This is a sweet card in pretty blue hues!

hippymom83 said...

Awesome card! Loving this hop! My baby boy (14-year-old, Jake) has Autism, so this is close to my heart!

Yolanda Garrido said...

Wow! This CAS card is perfect for this Blog Hop! I love it!

Carolyn Bounds said...

Oh my!! This is clean and simple at its finest. What a spectacular creation. Pure paper (and pencil) perfection. I love it! Thank you so very much for playing along in the LIUB blog hop and for helping to spread this message of love and support for all those living with ASD. You are amazing! ♥

Becca Cruger said...

Wow! This is CAS perfection! You really made those pencils pop right off the card. Gorgeousness.

Liz said...

What a fabulous card! I love the design and the sentiment is just perfect. xx

Lieve said...

This is such a great card ! I love it ! What a great idea to make a border with the pencils, and colour them in all those different shades of blue ! And then you added the perfect sentiment. Super card !
Thank you for sharing your talent !

Mynn Kitchen said...

Such a brilliant design! LOVE the ombre pencils! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Jerrie said...

It is fun to look at the line of cards and think I can not wait to I get to that card to look at it closer. I love it!!

Lucy said...

What an adorable card!
Great coloring on all of those
pencils :-)

Stampy Sister said...

Such a creative use of that stamp. I have two autistic children. Thank you for supporting this cause.

Dana said...

I love the pencils!! So cute and your coloring is fabulous!!!

AJ Bodine said...

Just gorgeous Lisa, I love the copic technique you've used the vellum is a great touch!

Ruby N said...

Love this!!!!! Thank you for participating ♥

JD/ Jill said...

Great card so nicely done!

Larissa Heskett said...

OMG OMG OMG!! This is just AWESOME!! I LOVE the Design!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! I hope you've had a Fabulous Easter Weekend!! =)

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is awesome! I really love the gradient of colors, and the way you did the sentiment!

Mary Roberson said...

I do see the vellum. I like your pencils-clever project.

Wendy said...

This is awesome GF!

Ann said...

Wonderful creative card and love the sentiment.

Sue D said...

I like this border of blue pencils and your use of vellum.

Janis said...

WOW!!! Eleven different colors of blue Copics? Amazing!!!
This card is just fabulous. What a creative design.
Thanks for participating in this important hop!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

Sarah Anderson said...

Such a stunning CAS card, love it

Jessi Fogan said...

My favourite way to make a decision - use all of them :) Your colouring is AMAZING and that sentiment is just perfect. Thanks so much for joining in this blog hop that is making my heart sing :)

VanessaB said...

love this!

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Lisa, I just love your card! Your color it beautifully.

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