Friday, April 26, 2013

My Christmas Card Stash is Low Hop!

Welcome to the My Christmas Card Stash is Low Hop!

It is our sincere hope that this helps to inspire you to get working on those Holiday cards early so as to reduce a little of the stress felt around the season!
You should be coming from Robin's blog but if you just found your way here please start at the beginning at Sarah's  blog.

So here is the first Christmas card to add to my stash for this year. 

Here all the details....

Card size is 5 1/4" by 5 1/4"

Items Used
Solid Cardstock - Recollections
Patterned Paper - Doodlebug "North Pole"
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Lacey Squares
Peachy Keen Stamps - Santa Tree (PKS 12)
Peachy Keen Stamps - Christmas Tree Die Cut (PKKO-08)
Memento Ink - Black Tuxedo
Starform Glitter Stickers
Corner Rounder Punch
Copic Marker - R24 "Prawn"
White Gel Pen

Well I hope you have enjoyed my card for this hop and found some inspiration to get your holiday stash started ;0)  But wait before you go there's some yummy blog candy to sweeten things up!

There will be 2 blog candies for this hop!!

First, There will be a stash prize given out randomly to 1 comment from all the blogs. You MUST comment on all the blogs!! You will have until Tuesday the 30th at 11:59pm CST to comment. Sarah will announce the winner on Wednesday morning. 

The second prize will have a little more work for you to enter. We're going to have a little challenge for you to enter. 1st you will need to stop and comment on every blog. 2nd you will need to create a holiday card/gift tag/general gift giving paraphernalia and enter it at the inlinkz on Sarah's blog. You have a week to enter and you can enter up to 3 projects. The prize for this challenge is a stamp set and crinkle ribbon bundle of YOUR CHOICE from our sponsor Mae Sunshine Designs!  Good luck everyone :0)

Your next stop should be Carla's Blog.

If you get lost along the way here is the whole line up!

Monday, April 22, 2013

FCCB - Challenge Me Monday - #157 3-D Project

Hello Crafty Friends,
Happy Monday!! We have another fun challenge happening this week over at FCCB!!  This weeks fun challenge is a 3-D project.  I decided to make a birthday gift bag since my cousin's birthday is next week. I just love decorating gift bags, they are so much fun!!  I had purchased quite a few on my last trip to the dollar store and they come in quite handy.  I just love being able to make custom gift bags for family and friends, it's almost like part of the gift itself ;0)
Here are all the details of my gift bag...

Cartridges used
Elegant Edges
Smiley Cards

Other items used
Solid Cardstock - Recollections
Patterned Paper - S.E.I. "Happy Day"
Peachy Keen Stamps - Princess Face Assortment
Holiday Ribbon - Jo-Ann's Dollar Section (Christmas)
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Stickles-Orange Peel
Xyron Machine
Martha Stewart Chunky Glitter - Crystal
White Gel Pen

Hope you all enjoyed my project for this week's challenge.  So join us this week and have fun sharing your creations with us over at FCCB!!  Don't forget it must have a Cricut cut ;0)

Crafty Hugs,