Thursday, June 27, 2013

Blog Candy Winner!!

Hi crafty friends :0)

Sorry that I am a little late on announcing the winner of the Summertime Blog Hop.  I meant to post it last night and got caught up with trying to organize my craft space yet again.  It gets so out of control so!! I'm sure many of you can relate.  Anyway lets get to the good stuff ;0)
The winner is......

Cathie w this layout is too love love it

Congratulations Cathy!!  I will be contacting you shortly so I can get your goodies out to you soon!!

Thank you to all the participants for a wonderful hop and welcome to all my new followers!! 

Crafty Hugs,

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Summertime Blog Hop!

Hi everyone! Welcome to the Summertime Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us today. If you've arrived here from Suzanne's Blog, then you are definitely in the right place. She is the first stop of this super fun blog hop!

Today's blog hop is all about Summertime. We have lots of fabulous projects for your viewing pleasure. You are sure to find some fantastic inspiration along the way. Please make sure to stop by all of the blogs as there are some really talented ladies on this blog hop :0)
So many wonderful and special memories are made during the summertime months (picnics, pool parties and family get togethers.)  With all those wonderful photos being taken I know I will need to get a jump start on my scrapbooking.  So with that in mind I decided to make a fun layout, here are the details.

Cartridges Used
Pack your Bags
Life's a Beach
Elegant Edges
Other items used
Solid Cardstock - Recollections
Patterned Paper - Anna Griffin "AG1361"
Stickles - Yellow and Fruit Punch
White Gel Pen
Well, I hope you enjoyed my little treat bag today :0)  Up next is Tammy's Blog  But wait before you go, I have a little treat...BLOG CANDY :0)

One lucky winner will receive the following goodies...

1. Stampendous Clear Stamps - Party Invite
2. K & Co. Die Cut Stickers - Sparkly Sweet
3. The Paper Studio Self Adhesive Gemstones
4. Celebrate It Ribbon - Lavender
5. We R Memory Keepers - Fancy Floss

All you need to do to win is:

1.Become a follower of my blog, if you aren't already.
2.Post a comment for this hop
3.Make sure to leave a way to contact you

The winner will be chosen on Wednesday-June 26th by

Super easy ;0) - Good luck everyone!!

Don't forget to check out Suzanne's Grand Prize (over $60.00 worth of goodies!!!)

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Craftin & Stampin's Birthday Blog Hop!

Hi All!
Welcome to the Craftin' and Stampin'
Birthday Blog Hop!!!

 You should have arrived here from Michelle's Blog! If you have not, please start at the beginning HERE!!

We are so excited that you could hop along with us to celebrate Jessica's (AKA Craftin' and Stampin') Birthday!

Some of Jessica's crafty friends have come together to show off their AMAZING talents and to create a fun filled hop for her birthday! Jessica always loves to make birthdays a special day for her friends and family, so we decided to make a special day for her! Wait until you see the amazing projects we have for you today!

WAIT JUST A MINUTE!!! What would a Blog Hop be without any prizes??? Look what we have for you today!!!

2 Scrapbook Kits (Robot & Space Layout Kits)

$15 Store Gift Certificate
$10 Store Gift Certificate

A total SCRAP KIT complete with:
 Paper, Alpha Stickers, and an Embellishment Kit.
A Smash Book Mini &
 A $20 Giftcard to either Michael's or Joanne's! Winners Choice!


In order to win one of these awesome prizes from our sponsors, you need to follow each of the hop participants, and you must comment along the way! Winners will be picked from on Wednesday and listed on the Craftin' and Stampin' blog!

But first, here's a little something from me about Jessica.....

I met her on Facebook and I wanted to join in on the fun to help her celebrate her special day!!


So, here is what I created for her:


Here are all details on what I used for her birthday card...

Card Size is: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Cartridge - Simply Charmed (cut @ 3.00")
Solid Cardstock – My scraps
Patterned Paper – American Crafts “Hip Hip Hooray”
PKS Happy Lashes Assortment
Memento Ink – Tuxedo Black
TH Distress Ink – Worn Lipstick
Sentiment - Paper Smooches “Digits”
Stickles – Yellow
Fiskars Border Punch – Treading Water
Prismacolor Colored Pencils
Pop Up Dots
White Gel Pen

Well, I hope you enjoyed my card. 

Now, its time to go on to Lori's Blog

Here is the lineup in case you get lost along the way!


Monday, June 3, 2013

FCCB Challenge #163 - Ribbons, Ruffles and Bows

Hello everyone,
Happy Monday!! Hope you all had a fabulous weekend!!  Well it's time for another fun project over at FCCB.  This week's challenge is Ribbons, Ruffles and Bows! Your project this week must incorporate either ribbons, ruffles or yep you guessed it bows. And of course, as always a Cricut Cut too ;0)

So for my project, I decided to mix it up a little this week.  I wanted to use a new set of stamps I had ordered.  I just LOVED this little dog image, I really wanted to use him.  So I used my Cricut to cut out the little mat the image was stamped on.  I think he turned out really cute, hope you like it too :0)

Here are the details....

Card size 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" ( I rarely make cards this size, so another challenge for

Cartridges used
Elegant Edges - Background Mat
Create a Critter - Grass

Other items used
Solid cardstock - Recollections
Patterned Paper - Doodlebug "Flower Box"
Stamped Image - Paper Smooches "Birthday Buddies"
Ribbon & Twine - Jillibean Soup "Bean Stalks"
Copic Markers - E37, E31, E00, and R20
Stickles - Diamond
Pop Dots

Well, I hope you have enjoyed my card today.  I had a lot of fun putting it together for this challenge :0)

Hope you will join us this week over at FCCB!! 

Thanks for stopping by :0)