Hop(e) for Haiti Project Details



Stamp set:    Skipping Stones Design Margarita Birthday

Inks:   Memento, tuxedo black; Distress Ink, brushed corduroy

Copics:   YG00, 01, 03, 23, 25;  T1, 3, 5;  W1, 3

Paper & Stickers:   Basic Grey Origins

Embellishments:   Vintage brads by Creative Charms; Super Fine Detail Clear EP; Diamond Glaze; Judikins ROX; Stampendous Clear 1 Gallon Tin Pail with Handle;  Misc. ribbons & floss.

Sketch:    By Belinda of Bleu Bella Paperie


  1. Mary this is fantastic! You really went all out! Amazing job!

  2. Robin Mosley says:

    This is absoutely the cutest thing I have EVER seen! Wonderful idea for a friends birthday! Thank you for all of the inspiring things you create. You are AWESOME!!!!!

  3. Easel cards are my new favorites and this one is spectacular. I love the paper and love how you did the “salt” on the margarita. And your gift set is AWESOME! This is one for the inspiration files. 🙂

  4. Thanks for the neat card – think I’ll have to buy this set today!

  5. WOW!!! That is so cool. I wish I would have thought of this idea, I just used this set for 2 cards over the weekend. It didn’t even occur to me to go the extra mile. Next time it will. You rock

  6. Wow! What a stunning card and project. I love the colors you chose and that margarita looks good enough to drink. Fantastic work!

  7. Mary this is fabulous! I love the colors and all of the details but I have to say I am in love with the pail! What a wonderfully creative idea.

  8. This is amazing!!!!! I also have the BG papers and I would never ever think, you can make such a good use of it!!!! Great and thanks a lot for Inspiration!

  9. What an absolutely stunning set! The colors are so rich and the bucket is absolutely awesome – what a creative idea – perfect gift for a special friend!

  10. What a bright and cheerful card and gift idea! Someone is going to be very lucky to receive this!

  11. Pamela Heck says:

    What a great gift. You just gave me a great idea. Thanks.Great Job!!!!!

  12. Your work is always drop-dead gorgeous, with such wonderful coloring and attention to detail. I LOVE this easel card, and your margarita gift set is a great idea! Beautiful!

  13. Wow – that is an awesome awesome set!!! Makes me want to go have a drink lol!! Thank you for sharing!!!

  14. The margarita card is AMAZING!!!! Love it!!!.

  15. wow what an amazing project!!!

    I have just picked my jaw up off the floor this is all incridible I can see lots of hours and love put into these projects.

  17. Super cool card and gift set!!!!

  18. Love the easel card.

  19. very cute set…looks great

  20. Incredible scense of color. Craftsmanship is superb!

  21. Really great cards! Thanks for the chance!


  23. I’m going to have to come back and drool over this one some more after I make it through the hop-this is amazing! I like that it has a bit of a masculine feel mixed in with the gorgeous bling!

  24. Great easel card and love the Margarita mix set!

  25. Wow, wow, wow! AND fun, fun, fun! I love the pail and card set. I have made 9 pails for my daughter’s wedding last year. You have made yourself proud! Graet work1

  26. Rose Kerry says:

    OH MY GOSH you card is so freakin awesome but that pail is the bomb. I want one just like it!!! Fabulous work.

  27. WOW…. what a great set, I love what you did with the stamps, and the rich retro yet vintage colours are the bomb!

  28. You went all out on this one and every detail was awesome!

  29. I love the salt effects – very real!!!

  30. love love love your ideas! can’t wait to get your blog updates, you are extremely talented and what you are all doing to help haiti is a gift from the heart… the best kind! hugs, ellen

  31. wow! What a great gift to give and I love the colors and the card! Thanks for the hop(e).

  32. Beautiful job on this and love ALL of the details. You knocked this one right out of the park….


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