Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Essentials by Ellen Feb 2017 Release Blog Hop

Welcome to the February 2017 Essentials by Ellen Release Hop!
You should have arrived here from Laurel Beard's blog.  If not, head to the 
CLASSroom blog to get started!

First, everything is available in the store NOW!  If you want to head over and buy - you can find the entire release HERE!.

For today's hop, I get to play with several of the new products!

First, interactive otters!  
I used Swing N Slide dies to create a fun, interactive card that perfectly showcases these adorable little otters.  Too fun, right? 


Next up, it's all about the beauty products! 
I used the new Make it Beautiful stamp set and popped it up against a stamped background. I love the little accent stitching along the bottom! 




It’s a good thing you are here because I’m giving away an Essentials by Ellen stamp set!  The winner may chose any 
in stock Essentials by Ellen brand stamp set  (Maximum value $25 USD) at Ellen Hutson.com  To enter, please leave a comment on today’s post by Tuesday, February 28!

There is also an AMAZING Grand Giveaway on the CLASSroom!  To enter, be sure to leave a comment there, too, by Tuesday, February 28!  ALL winners will be announced at the CLASSroom on Friday, March 3Please check there on that date to see if you are a winner and for further details on claiming your prize!

If you get lost along the hop, please visit the CLASSroom blog for a complete list of all the designers.

Your next stop is the fantastic Kittie Caracciolo!  
Happy hopping’!
XOXO,
Heather 

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Cathy Rocca said...

These are great!

Tina Egan said...

The background stamps are awesome! Thanks for the chance of winning.

Karen P said...

Both cards are great and it's a great release, but I especially love those otters! I adore your otter card, so very cute and so lovely. Fantastic release, thank you for the blog hop Karen x

Margaret Schuering said...

Love the release. I love your nail polish bottle card. The wonky background stamp you used was great. I think that set will really be versatile.

~amy~ said...

So fun! Really love your otter card!

Rukmini Kirloskar said...

Both your cards are beautiful! I'm going to have to try making a slider card! :)

Catherine Bowen said...

EEEEEEEP!!! Squealing for joy over these stamps!

Sabrina said...

Fabulous cards!!

Lori Wisneski-Wenger said...

Wonderful inspiration! Love this new release! I can't wait to use the otters!

Debra Rumpza said...

Adorable! Having three daughters, I think I might need the makeup set!

Sandy said...

Cute cards, I think I need them all!

Jeannette aka Jnett said...

Love the girly lipstick card, but the otters on the slider does it for me. Wonderful!

Tami B. said...

You did a great job on both cards. The otters are soooo cute and that is such a fun card with the slider in it.

Larissa Heskett said...

SQUEAL!! LOVING the New Release!! OMG!! Your Cards have me SMILING!! =) How FUN!! LOVE them!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

Katrina Brown said...

Such fun and sparkle! Both cards re just so cute!

Margarita Navarro-Rivera said...

Love the otter card and the nail polish card is pretty cool too!

Lindar C said...

Those otters!!! I can't resist!

Laura Peddicord said...

Love your otter card because of all the blue you used. The nail polish is great too because it's simple and yet very appealing. Thank you for sharing.

Maryanne said...

I want the otter and slider die too

Katy said...

Love the wonky background stamps. This release is fantastic!

Sarah Greber said...

I'm in love with the Otters! Such a cute card. I also like how you kept the beauty card simple. Very sweet!

Crystal said...

This whole release is great but the spa day and slider dies are going to be must have. TFS your great creations.

Brandi R said...

Awwww. The otter slider is darling and the second card....how fun! Love both of these ♥

A Tad Bit Off said...

Love the "otter slide"!

Terri Bradburn said...

So sweet! Love your color choices.

Ek Gorman said...

Your otter card is really sweet. This new release is great.

Beth H. said...

Such a fun release! Love those otters!

Arianna Barbara said...

Beautiful release!!! Love your cards!!! The first one is really adorable!!! Love the otters!!!

joy said...

Love this cute card! Just adorable, Heather.

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Ann K said...

cute slider card - gotta try that sometime soon.

Jan PFH said...

Cute cards!

byulgzr said...

Eep! Those otters~~~ too cute!

Kara Simpkins said...

The background on the otter card is gorgeous.

Cindy Aguirre said...

CUTE CARDS! LOVE THE OTTERS!

Teresa said...

The otter card is so cute. The slider element is cool. Thanks for a chance to win.

Barb said...

I just love the cute otters!

T Thompson said...

Lots of great products, I can't pick my favorite.

Leila and Elizabeth said...

I love the otter card! So cute.

Elise Smith said...

Cute cards, especially the otters! I love how the sentiment matches the theme of the slider card.

Kdennison said...

Lovin’ on the otter stamps and dies … cuteness overload! Great cards and projects to share the release … thank you!

L. Kent said...

I would make your top card in a heartbeat! Love it.

Liz O. said...

Love the others!! Both cards are fabulous thanks for sharing Heather!

Linda M said...

Fun, fun, fun cards! Love them and this release!

BeckyR71 said...

Very cute cards! I want the whole collection!

Patty said...

Love both your cards! That otter set is too stinking cute!! I really want the makeup and spa set too. Heck..I really want it all!!

Kathy Thisted said...

very fun card

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Love that otter slider - gorgeous! And what girly girl wouldn't want to receive the 2nd card?! Love the CAS style.

Purple Princess said...

Super fun cards!!

Taniesa Vlasak said...

Your cards are simply adorable, Heather! You make everything look inspiring and achieveable. Some projects are jaw dropping but I look at it thinking, I could never do that. I love that all of your work is stunning, and that it inspires me to craft more not less. Thank you! Adorable release from the Ellen Team as always. I love it all!

Michelle said...

The otters are adorable!

Gretchen Nelson said...

How otterly adorable

Karen said...

You've just convinced me I NEED the slider dies and the make-up set. LOVE both your cards.

Stampnms said...

Loving how the die lets the otters hold anything.

Hey Jude Cards said...

Adorable cards. Love them.

Teresa-WCS said...

I adore both your cards! The makeup set is especially adorable- thanks for sharing your talent!

Emma Rose said...

How otterly cute. Love the colouring.

Christine_sz said...

I really like your otter card. It's so cute and the interactivity is awesome! Thanks for sharing!

BrandyMaye said...

Loving this whole release!

Linda Kunsman said...

cute, cute cards!

Rachel Orr said...

I am in love with the otters. I love how they can hold things in their "hands". Your cards are just adorable!

Sugar Land Scrapper said...

Love the dots with the nail polish! Great card!

Kathi B said...

I love the interactive cards - and the stitching on the bottom of the bottle of nail polish card finishes the card-xxxx so cute!

QuilterLaura said...

That otter card is super cute, and that lipstick looks so real! Great job.

Lisa said...

Heather! Love your cards. I was in love with the otter couple, then saw the nail polish! They're both wonderful. :)

Dottie said...

Adorable otter card and lipstick one too. So many ways to use these stamps. Thanks to all you gals for putting in the time to share!

Carol Henderson said...

Your cards are so sweet. I would love to receive either one, although I have to say, I am beginning to fall in love with the otter guy.

Ina Nelson said...

Your cards are so awesome. Love the little Otter slider.

Maureen Morton said...

Oh, Heather! These are both such adorable cards! The otter one has the coolest background - makes me want to jump right in and share their fun! Love the feminine style of the other - it has been too long since we have had cute girly images. What a great release and what great inspiration you provide. Thanks!

Susie Moore said...

Heather, both cards are sheer perfection. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with all of us. I can't thank you enough !

Chris Handy said...

Your otter card is the cutest ever.

Jeanne said...

Such fun! Thanks so much!

danni reid said...

Those otters...love your card and design, you make them irresistible!

Julie Ebersole said...

Both of these are just so delightful--love that the otter couple is clutching so many "treasures" and that background? BOMB!!! The girly nail polish card just makes me think of my granddaughter and how much she would love it--I feel a CASE comin' on! ;) XO!

Janet D. said...

Oh my goodness, that otter card is so cute! Love your cards!

bev p said...

Those otters are really so much fun! Gotta say, the make it beautiful set appeals to me more than anything like it ever has before. I suddenly see multiple possibilities! Of course, I want it all. Darn budget! What's wrong with credit card debt, anyway??!!! (Sorry--I really am trying to be a responsible adult! What I need is a job or a sugar daddy or a winning lottery ticket--or better control over the "wanter!" Hmmmm. ) Thanks for some fun examples.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Love your cards!

Nancy Allin said...

Love your cards Heather. Those otters are just too darn cute!! Lots of must-haves in this new release!!!

Debra said...

I love your creativity...it always inspires me. Sweet cards!

tonilea said...

That nail polish image would be wonderful for my nail freak daughter!

Sandra Colebank said...

Everything thing about your otter card is beautiful.

Momcat said...

The otter is such a cute card, love it!! And how much fun is the spa card too. Thanks!

ScrapaDiddle said...

Thank you for sharing this great release and your cute cards!

Moosisk said...

Love your cards! Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win. :D

Karen B. said...

Love your otter card and how you've made them interactive, and your nail polish card is much too fun!

Scraplea 1 said...

Great cards and a great release! Thanks for sharing on the blog hop!!

Donna said...

The otters are so cute and the background is perfect for them!

Val said...

Love the cards, especially the otter slide!

Tracy Lustick said...

Lovely release & cards! Thank you for sharing 😗 !

Miriam Prantner said...

The otters! They are just so much fun! I also love that background set!

Fellowship By Design said...

I love the new release and your cards are so refreshing! Thank you for the chance to win'

Teresa S. said...

you elevated the nail bottle! The small attention to detail is wonderful! Thanks for the inspiration!

Robyn Lynn said...

Such cute, unique cards! Lovin' all these new sets! Thanks for the inspiration!

Helen Budz said...

These two cards are a great showcase of some of the new stamps and dies. The stamps are so much fun--I especially like the possibilities of the wonky backdrops. Add in dies like the sliders and--what's not to like?! Thanks for sharing your designs.

Suzan D. said...

Very cute.

Shannadl said...

Love these cards, the slider/Otter card is divine!!

Deaf Sheltie Mom said...

Love your otter slider card! Dang they are cute! And your CAS nail polish card is superb!

Kai Ramos said...

Wow! I love the slider card. The sparkle, the colors, the serenity of the scene! Awesome use of an awesome release and supplies!

Kathy M said...

How sweet

samantha's cards said...

Such wonderful cards.

Michelle H said...

Both cards are great, but the otter one stole my heart.

Betty Sue said...

Love your otter card!!!

Tracy Brown said...

Both of your cads are to cute!

LesLee said...

both cards are so adorable... I am now singing adel... Hello lol, love how you made the nail polish. so realistic and shiny... Thanks so much for sharing.

Heather DePasquale said...

Love your otter slide. Your cards are so much fun. Thanks for sharing!

Barbara said...

These are both just so adorable. Clever use of this fun new release!

Sue McRae said...

Those otters are too cute and they go so well with your inky background!

Nathalie Paquette said...

Love your interactive card 😊

Elaine said...

Those otters are so darling....great creations!

Amy C. said...

I really like the girly nail polish card! It's cute and different!

Isabel Z said...

Love what you created. So much fun!!!

Mary-Anne V said...

Fun cards...love the cute otters and the versatile background stamps on the 2nd card.

Candi R said...

So cute!

Linda Knors said...

I really like the nail polish card sample. Thanks for sharing your work

Lisa Silver said...

What amazing cards! I love those Wonky backgrounds!

TK said...

Sweet interactive card -- LOVE that sentiment!

Cheryl L. said...

I just love those otters!

Sue LD said...

Cute cards. I really like the interactive otter scene.

happyscrap said...

I love your fingernail polish card...sooo cute! Thank you.

Barbara said...

Those otters are just too cute!

Glorie said...

Great cards! The otter set and the wonky BG are must haves.

Diane Bolton said...

Beautiful cards. Love the Distress ink water. Great design.

Z Sullivan said...

The slide card is otterly adorable. I love the shimmery background. Ans, who wouldn't like to receive that "hello gorgeous" card? TFS.

Lagene said...

Great cards, I especially love the otter slider card!

Abby said...

Love the otters!

Hilary said...

Could those sliding otters be any cuter?! Love these cards! Thank you!

Jill Rauenhorst said...

Love the otters with a slider, can so see this in real life!

Daphne said...

The otter card is soooo cute!

Nancy R said...

Super cute otter card, and I love the girlie nail polish card too! Thanks so much for the inspiration and the chance to win a stamp set!

Linda said...

love these!! that nail polish bottle is so so cute. a must have for this polish-o-phile!!

Denise Bryant said...

Love the otters and nail polish! Great cards!

cindybearj said...

That otter card is adorable and the nail polish is so pretty!

Preeti D. (aka Preety) said...

Such fun creations!! love them ! thanks for sharing :)

Sabrina Fioretti said...

I am in love with the otters and the swing and slide die set.

Sheri Witthoft said...

What gorgeous depth of blue on your Otterly Beautiful card! Thank you for sharing such unique ideas

Karen @ Misplaced Mojo said...

Totally adorable! Love your background on the otter card. Am I the only one who now has the Doors' song "Break On Through" ...to the Otter Slide ;-)... now stuck in their head?!? LOL

BunnyD said...

What great cards! I love the sliding otters and their clutch of goodies! Too cute!

Jen said...

great slider dies and love your cards

Illustra Mistique said...

Amazing cards ❤

L D Tolen said...

I'm in to sliders at the moment. Those otters are in a beautiful water wonderland. Very pretty blue water.

CJPillow said...

Your cards are delightful.

Love Is In The Details said...

I cannot get enough of the otters, they are killing me, so stinkin' cute!

amberain said...

Those otters are so fun!

Penni Beck said...

Love that otter card ... beautiful background...

Kleri F said...

Very sweet cards!Thank you for sharing

n56leiker said...

I love this release! I love your nail polish card, and the oh so cute otters!

Theresa N said...

So cute the otter slide...................

Linda Anderson said...

Those otters on the slider card are darling! I'm loving this new release.

Teresa Doyle said...

Heather, both cards are awesome. Te otters are so sweet and the make up....well, need I say more? Adorbs!

Lisa A creations said...

Love the interactive Otters! Too cute! I love how you made the background for that card. Does look like water.

Cindy said...

Such cute cards! Especially the Otter Slider Card! Love the detail!

Debbie Anemaet said...

Cute cards, Heather! Thanks so much for sharing with us and for participating in this great hop and giveaway!

Heidi Wagner said...

"Hello from the otter side" how cute is that? And the nail polish design is so sweet. I love it!

Jen W. said...

I love that gorgeous blue background on the first card and the perfect CASness of the second one!

Cindy said...

Love your fun cards!

Maryam said...

Love this girly card. Love the colouring and layout

Mary Holshouser said...

the otters are so sweet.
Saw some of those when I was in
Alaska. they just floated along
like they had no care in the world.
thanks for sharing some cute cards.

Cindy Beach said...

Love the girly card but the otters are the best! Cute projects, thanks!

Dee Earnshaw said...

lovely cards - the otters are so cute - love this stamp set:)

Devy Collins said...

Such sweet cards! I love this new release! Thanks for sharing your creations!

Michele K. Henderson said...

Heather, this is adorable! I love the little otters!

Super Stick Chick said...

Love your backgrounds and the sliding otters. Great new release!

Sharon Marable said...

I love those make up stamps and dies. You can do a lot with those.

Vicky Scheiber said...

Love the water background you created!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Cute. I just love cards that are shaped or have movement!

Jackie said...

Fabtabulous cards! Love the second one! It's so fun and I amm loving the wonky backdrops stamps set more and more every time I see it used again. So man different way it can be used!!!

Pat McCleary said...

So fun! Thanks for a chance to win.

CLP said...

Your otter slider is so cute!!

Sherry said...

Your otter card was fabulous. You did a great job on the "water" effect and always love interactive cards ! Great job!!!

Marcia said...

The background on the otter card is gorgeous!! Love those cute little otters.

Swimmom said...

Cute cards! Love your otter slide!

Robin Platt said...

Very cute and fun cards. Love this new release.

skps said...

Cute cards. Great release. Thanks so much for the chance to win.

Janis said...

Wonderful cards.....LOVE the sweet otters!!!
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Andrea La Vigne said...

Lovely cards! The first is definitely my favorite--sooo cute!!!! :) ~ Andrea

Margaret said...

Adorable cards! Really love the Wonky Backgrounds!

Sue Denoncour said...

Great cards showcasing some of the terrific new products. I especially like your otter card... beautiful ombre background and adorable critters... it's perfection!

Melissa Friedrich said...

Super cute otter slider card, what can be more fun than that! Love your fun and pretty nail polish card too! The wonky backdrops are one of my favorites of the release.

Patt H. said...

Awesome cards!! Love the darling otters!

Tanya Lochridge said...

It is so much fun to see the same stamps/materials used in so many different and creative ways. I am making a list...so many cuties! Thanks for sharing your creations with all of us.

funkycrafter said...

the little otters are just too cute

Denise Gutshall said...

I love both of your cards! The otter slider card is adorable and the background is wonderful! I also love the background on the spa card!

Thanh Vo said...

Love the simplicity in your cards, Heather!

McStamper said...

What great cards. Love your background with the otters.

Tracie Pond said...

Fun cards.....love the backgrounds!

Carolyn Steele said...

Your cards are beautiful! Thanks for sharing the inspiration!

mimi said...

Love your play on words on your otter card!!!

Oliev said...

Amazing cards, loving that otter slide:-)

Janet Trapp said...

Such an adorable release! Loving all the examples! Such an awesome and cute otter slide!

My Favorites are the Otter stamp set, Wonky backgrounds and slider dies!

Thanks for the chance to win!
~God bless~

Maryjo Monterosso said...

The otter slider is so adorable as is the nail polish hello gorgeous. So many stamps so little time.

Debbie Pereira said...

These sliders cards are all so adorable.

byulgzr said...

Those otters! Too adorable~~

Lisa Petrella said...

Those sliding otters are so cute and I love the background you created for them!!! And the nail polish card is so girly and fun!!!

D.Ann C said...

How,adorable us that otter couple?!! Too cute?!!

Robyn said...

I love both of these cards. The otter slider one is adorable and I really like what you did with the nail polish!

Ann said...

Fabulous new releases. Love your adorable otter slider and that super cute nail polish card.

Deb said...

Great cards from a super release! Thanks for sharing!

Rowena Miniaci said...

Stunning cards!!!

bzyPTmom said...

Your slider card is utterly awesome!

Marianne said...

Fab cards. Love that you put the die cut slider part back into the background. Must remember to do that when I'm finally going to create my first slider card.

Cynthia Cole said...

Great cards!

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