Monday, October 16, 2017

Spellbinders Hop and Win

BLOG HOP

I love blog hops. They are all about community and sharing the love. Today I am part of a blog hop hosted by Spellbinders. I am sharing two artworks that I created using some of my newly released dies.




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Stop by all the artists that are taking part in the hop and sharing their creations with collections from Spellbinders.

Spellbinders Paper Arts
Jennifer Mcguire
Seth Apter - you are here
Laura Bassen
Yana Smakula
Wanda Guess
Debi Adams
Kimberly Crawford
Svitlana Shayevich
Julia Stainton
Amy Kolling

GIVEAWAY
THANK YOU - THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED
Congrats to Valerija Puksic!

What is a blog hop without a giveaway? How about two giveaways?

Head to the Spellbinders blog and leave a comment by Thursday Ocotber 19th, 11:59pm EDT for your first chance to win. Five lucky winners will each get a $50 gift certificate. Winners will be announced on the Spellbinders blog the following day.

Leave a comment on this post and you will be eligible to win a $25 gift certificate to use at Spellbinders. Make sure I have a way to reach you in case your name is randomly selected.

Happy hopping.....

175 comments:

Audrey Clark said...

These are awesome dies! Great artwork today. :)

Lonya Mathys said...

This is my first visit to your blog but it won't be my last!

bev p said...

I am already learning a lot, but cracked up about the title of the first photos. My desk looks a little like that right now! Got my cup, my computer, just finished lunch...what could be better than a blog hop? Thank you so much.

Valerie Breingan said...

I'm loving your amazing artwork.The dies are fabulous.Thank you for sharing your talent.

Leena BjΓΆrk said...

I absolutely love the coffee break card! ☕️πŸ™‚

Debi Adams said...

Love these. Your color choices are always fabulous and the tiny details make the difference!

Jeanne Beam said...

Gorgeous art work. Thanks for sharing..

Sandy said...

Great cards and these new dies are wonderful.

Anonymous said...

Great cards. Love the dies!

Julie H
JHaedtke@southeastmn.edu

Kristi Quinn said...

I love your cards!

Stef Perry said...

Both these dies ar great, but the Periscope one is unlike anything else out there. Thanks for sharing your terrific examples today, love your unique style!

Lagene said...

Beautiful cards, Great release! I especially love the gold on blue card!

Mary W said...

Provides a greater diversity to use instead of flowers (which I love) but my grandson's not so much. These still look like a lot of fun to make and enjoy!

Patt H. said...

Awesome artwork! The Periscope die is the perfect one to use for my brother's birthday card. Thanks for sharing these amazing cards!

Mrsfish02 said...

My first visit, but not the last. I love your artwork. Bold elements and wonderful colors. Nicely done...

Where Imagination Takes Me said...

Love the different techniques along this blog hop with the Spellbinders new release. The dies are just awesome.

Teresa Selby said...

I love what you have made! It got me thinking of different kinds of cards I want to make! Thanks for sharing!

Debbie B said...

First time here!~ So artistic! Love these dies and your cards! Looks like a great blog hop! Thanks for sharing!

ChristinaLabbe@aol.com said...

Fantastic use of these dies! I love your Periscope design.

Shona Austin said...

Great use of those dies. Great cards for anyone.

granny said...

May just try to "copy" this! Love your cards! Such talent!

jcamp2020 said...

You really came up with some new dies. The coffee cup stains made me laugh...but it works! Talented, yes you are!

Nikki said...

Awesome cards & dies.

Nikki said...

Awesome cards & dies.

CraftyPaws said...

Oooh cool cards! Love the way you used those dies!

Lynda MacLellan said...

Drooling over your new dies Seth! Can't wait to get some and play!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Both of these pieces are incredible, Seth. I think your choice of using these dies was awe inspiring. I am going to love this blog hop.

barbara macaskill said...

My jaw always hits the floor when I spy your cool Creations!
They are always fun yet classy! I love the coffee stains dies and must add them to my stash! I can see them becoming regulars on my cards and other creations! Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win a little shopping trip!

Kim Salito said...

Awesome creations. Love Spellbinders.

Becky Moore said...

That Periscope design is awesome!! Love the cards!

Janice said...

Unique dies with awesome results. Can't wait to see more!

Rae H. said...

Amazing artwork! Such dimension. TFS.

Starr Patrick said...

love these cards thank you for sharing

Betty Keefe said...

your new dies are so different and would be good for giving cards a unique background or for whatever they were used for!

Pennie Glasser said...

These are so cool! Thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Initial response to your work is positive! I'll be back.

Denise Bryant said...

Love the color combos and textures! Awesome new dies!

Redanne said...

Oh dear.... more wonderful dies.. the 'coffee stain' one is amazing.

McStamper said...

Great dies. Love your fabulous art.

Julie Booker said...

I love the background you have used, it makes the dies 'pop'.

Melody said...

The industrial feel of your cards is fantastic! Thanks for sharing with us.

Becca Feeken said...

Ah-mazing!! Seth, this is literally a feast for the eyes!! Congrats on your new collection, I think they are all must haves!!

Mary Kay Ross said...

I love these cards. They are awesome and different from what I am used to making. I am definitely going to have to try this.

Isabelle said...

Awesome creations ! It's really great to discover new styles.

Rebecca Ednie said...

What an awesome hop. Great new dies.

Lindar C said...

Fantastic cards, loved the aged look for the coffee rings like they've been there a long time.

BeverlyBL said...

So cool! Your periscope piece actually looks like rusted metal. What a great technique.

Kailash said...

You are so creative with your designs, love the artwork with these dies!!!

Di said...


Awesome cards, great techniques. Fantastic dies.
Di Brown.

Sue Young said...

Love love love everything about these, Seth!
Im adding them to my wish list!

MaggieB1983 said...

So nice to "meet" you Seth! Your images are true works of art and look incredibly dimensional. Love the aged look you've gotten for your cards. Thanks so much for sharing. ~HUGS~
#kindnessmatters

Gwen Lafleur said...

LOVING your new dies Seth! I always look forward to your releases, even if my wallet doesn't! LOL. Thanks for even more fabulous designs!

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous Seth, I love all the layered elements and that text is fab. Great releases too, huge congratulations. Tracy x

RJPG said...

Both of those dies are awesome! I need to get a new die cutting machine and I have to have these dies!!

Lisa Moline said...

Great dies! I love having masculine dies to add to my collection!

Lorie Cherry said...

The texture and dimension in your work is awesome;!and I love coffee break.

Laraine R said...

These are awesome!

Rhonda Sarver said...

Your art always amazes me. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

JPScraps said...

Your dies are so unique. Love your creations!

Lynette @ My Craft Discovery said...

These are great dies for masculine projects. Thanks for sharing your talent with us!

Sandy Small said...

I love blog hops because there are new items showcased, which is always fun, plus projects to inspire! Definately a win-win!

Mary C. Nasser said...

What amazing work!
I'm especially drawn to the Periscope piece.
Fabulous!

Shirley Henry said...

Love your dies and creations Seth! I have the coffee break and find it very versatile. The Periscope die is next on my wish list :)

sotama14 said...

Love your periscope project.

duchessmel said...

Really unique dies! Very nice indeed. Thanks for sharing!

Joy Meadows said...

Love all of your work so much, Seth! Thanks for the chance to win!!

Carolyn Steele said...

New to your blog but will definitely be back - these are beautiful!

Linda M said...

Great dies and your cards are awesome!

Maaike Uijthoven said...

love the mixed media projects you;ve made and those dies are unlike any I've ever seen, pretty cool stuff all together ;-)

Chris Kurman said...

Awesome dies...I need these Seth!

Anne Marie Fowler said...

Me, Seth! Me!!! Lol. Love these products!

Suzi said...

Fun to see some great masculine works on this hope! WTG! suzimetatyahoodotcome

Julie M said...

Your cards are AMAZING.

Cynthia Cole said...

Great cards!

Lee Newton said...

These are very cool dies and cards. Definitely the rustic/distressed look, perfect in the colors and tones you used. Would be fab as backgrounds, too.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

What fun dies! And love the pieces of art you created with them.
rebyah1@gmail.com

Carol w said...

Love your dies and your view point!

Aunt Denise said...

I love the eye catching designs Seth! Thank you for sharing them.

Cathy Potosky said...

Amazing artwork as always! And that coffee break die is to die for!! A must have for sure!

Jean said...

Congrats! The coffee break is calling me!

Lisa Kalych said...

Love all of your products!!!! πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ

Nicole Robinson said...

They definitely look like amazing dies! I especially love that coffee stain die!!

MrsBushford said...

Love these! Such a fan!

Gail Alcorn said...

Great dies!

Helen Budz said...

Fascinating cards. . .it's all so unique! tfs

Nicole B said...

I love all the subtle details in the shapes and the coloring!

bhappetat said...

These are awesome dies for mixed media projects. Like that they are "edgy"!

Carmela Hubler said...

These are great masculine cards! I am always looking for more ideas for that living in a house with 3 guys!

Ddlove 3 said...

Love these!

Sue LD said...

I like these unique designs.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Cindy said...

Thank you, Seth.
Cindy
cndycab@yahoo.com

Bibliofil said...

You dies look so cool!

and as always your projects are amazing!

Eva (Stencil club friend)

Christine said...

The dies are interesting and I love the moody, grungy look of of the finished pieces. Great work!

Christine said...

The dies are interesting and I love the moody, grungy look of of the finished pieces. Great work!

Marsha Guskey said...

Amazing work! Thanks so much!

Margaret said...

Great new dies and great projects as well!

Dixie Cochran said...

Your art is fantastic!

Donna Oates said...

Amazing artwork. Great colors and composition! The dies are versatile too!

JmB said...

Very cool looks. Neat take on the dies. Thank you for sharing.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Super cool creation!

Deborah said...

I love the way you do your art. Its so fun to see the before and after you have put ton of color and the use of rust in your art just to find out you did all of the effect with paint only and layers on layers of paint only. Thanks for sharing all the effects and how you use them ! Thanks for a chance to win your new dies.

Loly Borda said...

I love all of your art! Design and creation are superb! TFS

Tracy A said...

This is my first time visiting your blog. Your creations are wonderful. They are so textural.

Karthikha said...

Great dies and your work is beautiful!! Thanks for sharing :)

Aimee said...

Love the new Dies! Can't wait to own them all. Winning would be a step in the right direction!

Denise Spillane said...

Wow Seth, lots of followers here. I love your work even more then before since I took that class. These are beautiful pieces. I definitely need your videos too. Hope you get to Dallas area

Sherry said...

cool new dies! looks like they would make great masculine cards!

cindler@verizon.net said...

Oh boy! More coffee ring dies! I can not get enough of them. Love the cards Seth.

Fe Orot Mejia said...

Wow your creations are awesome. I like the colors you chose.

Deborah Rusignuolo said...

Love what you have done. Thank you for sharing.

Kathy Ferguson said...

Great masculine images you used on your cards. They are hard to come by. Thanks for sharing.

Kim Hund said...

Hello Seth: Fabulous designs. I will be visiting your blog often. Great inspiration. Thank you so much for sharing.

Mirella said...

Wow, these look really awesome, thanks so much for sharing!

cecile graven said...

Did fall in love with a periscope ;)

mama mia said...

Love these die's and how you've used them! Thanks for the chance to win them.

Sara Barker said...

Great new releases (love the coffee stain) and fabulous works of art showcasing them! thank you for the chance to win!

Teresa Doyle said...

These are such cool cards Seth! Great job on the die designs.

Linda Anderson said...

The coffee break die is one of my favorites...I say, as I sit here with my coffee, hopping along!. Great card designs Seth. Thanks for sharing.

Darlene Christian said...

Love the coffee break die, goes so well with my other items.

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

I am new to spellb8nders blog. Your dies are so 8nteresting and unique!

Purple Princess said...

Fabulous cards!!

Maureen Chandler said...

I've never seen a Spellbinders blog hop but I'm really enjoying it! I do have some dies but my wish list is growing now!! Your cards and dies are fantastic - thanks so much for sharing!!

K Ma said...

I'm so new to this and love what I'm seeing thank you for sharing with us.

Mandy Emerton said...

Love the cards and your deaigns! The colours are as stunning.

surfmomma4 said...

Love your edgy style and the Spellbinders dies make it easy for us to achieve that. Loving the Blog Hop!

Linda S. said...

The finish added to these die cuts are amazing. I enjoyed looking at your art and noticing all the detail. Thanks for sharing your art on this blog hop.

Francine D said...

Love these new dies. Very creative and unusual!

Foodista88 said...

Love the masculine "flavor" of your cards using the Spellbinder dies!

Pam Pam said...

Love how you did these!

DJ said...

Wonderful additions to the Spellbinders portfolio. I love your aesthetic! TFS!

Diane said...

I love all the layers you have in your art. Hard to know how they’re created. Thanks for sharing .

Carole M. said...

Ah, Seth.......it is so easy to see the great love that you put into each and every piece of your art!! And how fortunate are we to share in your endeavors.......thank you, my friend........
Carole from Chicago

Trina P. said...

Cool cards.

Denise @Playlearnteach said...

I've followed your blog and art career for years now. Inspiring and satisfying work!

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the structured structured look of
Periscope. Coffee break is great - would
make a good background for Halloween.
thanks for sharing.
txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

MvM-design said...

Love the dies as always ;)

Lieve said...

I came along your blog, thanks to the bloghop.
You made 2 great projects; thank you for sharing your creativity !

Crystal said...

The Periscope die is wonderful...I can think of so many things to do with it! Thanks for sharing your talent and ideas with us all. :-)

Tamara Honaman said...

Thank you for sharing these new dies and the contest! Thank you more for all you offer with your inspiration. Love the coffee break and am off to find one!

Nancy D. said...

Love your projects made with your new dies..! Would love to have them
piggybat@earthlink.net

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

These are awesome very unique creations !!

jag said...

Beautiful cards. I want to see more!

Lucinda said...

Cool! Thanks for the opportunity!

jbatik2000 said...

Very unique dies. I had never visited your blog before. Will definitely be returning.

Stacey Kowbel said...

Such fantastic dies! Love the cards you created with them.

sentsue said...

Cool projects. Thanks for sharing your talent!

A Pink said...

Yay! More fantastic dies - quality designs = money well spent imho! Your showcase them superbly Seth in your awesome works of art.
x

madhatter said...

These are really unusual dies, but I love them.
Tracey

Dawn@Petals.Paper.SimpleThymes said...

Just beautiful, Seth! I really love the colors you chose, too.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Excellent masculine creations! Love the media look to your projects~

Dawn S. said...

I love the masculine look of these cards!

Catherine Lenoci said...

I love the colors used in "Coffee Break"!

D.Ann C said...

Your art pieces and new dies are SO nifty!!

Shari Czerwinski said...

Love these, and your style!

Sara Wright said...

I'm new to your stuff. It's not the usual art work seen on dies, but beautiful in their own right. Thank you for sharing.

Jackie said...

What awesome projects!! Love the coffee break one. These dies have their own style. Just so edgy and different. Love them!!

toni said...

Love your new dies and the art work you've created with them is gorgeous! X

sabell said...

Im new to your art & I love it! Cool products too.

Heather Thompson said...

these new dies are just rocking! I picked some up and cant wait to play!

Jackie P Neal said...

Your new dies are awesome! And the pieces here you created with them, well- outta this world COOL,Seth! Your art work always is amazing and always so very inspiring!
Jackie ")

Marilyn Podoll said...

awesome dies. Love your "rusty" work.

Africa (Rueda de colores) said...

In love with your projects, so gorgeous as always!

mendo.dre said...

These dies look wonderful and your projects showcase them beautifully.

Bailey said...

So cool.

PatGLex said...

I love your dies, but I am all about coffee, and that coffee rings die shouted out at me! I'll be getting that one first!

Team Clark said...

Oh my gosh Seth! Your samples have me drooling! Incredible products and seeing them in color is an incredible experience. Biggest congratulations. Autumn

Laura Peddicord said...

Your site is wonderful and gave me the opportunity to get a good look at your creativity. Hmmmm, I wonder how many of your dies I currently have?

Neet said...

Think you must know by now that I am a fan. Love these new dies and think they will be on my shopping list sooner than soon.
Thanks for the chance to win a voucher. Thanks for the great ideas.

kdrae said...

These are really cool!
kdraebellamy@yahoo.com

CandyraeT said...

Your work inspires me to give mixed media a try....beautiful!

Valerija said...

Love your awesome cards, very pretty backgrounds!

Aimee LaCroix-Slocum said...

Love the new dies and what you made with them, very inspiring!!

Louanne said...

Love your creations and always welcome masculine products! Thanks for sharing.

Blanka Herrmann said...

Love this!

Squiddy said...

I have some coming my way from Spellbinders already, but not all your new releases!