Crafty Friends Blog Hop featuring Essentials by Ellen

Welcome to the monthly Crafty Friends Blog Hop. This month we are featuring all Essentials by Ellen products for inspiration.  Be sure to read clear to the bottom of this post for a special Ellen Essentials shopping coupon code for Crafty Friends readers and follow along the hop for lots of creative inspiration!

My project is a card using the Mondo Succulent Pot Stamp set.

I started off coloring the big succulent in the image. Here’s a shot of how this stunner got started.

And here are all the copic colors that I ended up using. I have a few Mondo Stamps from Ellen, this one is sooooooo pretty!!!

I absolutely love that companies are working with us to give you discounts for our hops. Shop with Ellen Hutson on July 20 – 21 and use the code CRAFTYFRIENDS at checkout to get a 20% Discount. Click this link or the graphic above to get to Ellen’s Store!

Now on to the rest of the hop. next up is my Crafty Friend Jen Timko. Here is the full list in case you get lost along the way:

Jill Hilliard <—— you are here
Jen Timko
Amy Kolling
Tanya Boser
Ilina Crouse
Maria Willis
Becky Roberts
Sandi MacIver
Sue Plote
Sara Sherlock
Lydia Fiedler


Mondo Succulent Pot

Copic Markers

White, Kraft and burgundy cardstock

White and clear Nuvo Drops



  1. July 20, 2020 / 8:10 am

    love that stamp and your coloring is amazing Jill

  2. July 20, 2020 / 9:49 am

    Oh my goodness Jill, this is absolutely gorgeous!

  3. July 20, 2020 / 10:33 am

    Beautiful! I am a sucker for succulents.

  4. Anne Sturgeon
    July 20, 2020 / 12:42 pm

    That big succulent is one of my favorites from Ellen. You have done it proud!

  5. Nancy Borakowski
    July 21, 2020 / 10:08 am

    Love this card soft colors so pretty

  6. Nancy Borakowski
    July 21, 2020 / 10:27 am

    I thought I posted but I don’t see my comment. Just finished the last of the gals so I will try again posting. Love your card the colors are so pretty. Will check out the web site.

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