Saturday, August 3, 2013

Bee-utiful Summer Blog Hop!

Hello Crafty Friends,

Welcome to the Bee-utiful Summer Blog Hop!!  I am so happy that you could join us today to celebrate summertime.  We have a great group of ladies here that are ready to share their summertime creations!! If you just arrived from Teresa's Blog, then you are on the right track.  If you just dropped by for a visit to my blog and want to join in on the fun.  Then please be sure to click here to start over at Lisa's Blog, you wouldn't want to miss out on all the fun ;0) So sit back, relax and have fun hopping! This is a 2 day hop, so don't forget to stop by again tomorrow.

So for my first project I decided to make a card. Isn't this octopus just adorable?!  I fell in love the moment I saw him...too cute!!  Right away, I knew I wanted to use him on 1 of my projects.

 Here are all the details of my card...

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

Solid Cardstock - Recollections
Patterned Paper - Echo Park "So Happy Together"
Cricut Cartridge - Life is a Beach
TH Distress Ink - Tumbled Glass and Tea Dye
Memento Ink - Black Tuxedo
Peachy Keen - PKSC-18 June 2013 Collection
Joy's Life Stamps - Pun in the Sun
Adhesive Gems
Jelly Roll Pen - Pink Glitter

Well, I hope you all liked my card for Day 1.  Again, this is a 2 day hop so please make sure to join us again tomorrow :0)

Up next is Patti's Blog. Don't forget we have some yummy Blog Candy from some super sweet sponsors!! 
All the rules for winning are over at Lisa's Blog.

Check out the following list of very generous sponsors....

Royal Prize Pack from Theresa TheScrapbooking Queen

$15.00 Gift Certificate from KaDoodle Bug Designs

$10.00 Gift Certificate from Treasure Box Designs

$20.00 Gift Certificate from Little Scraps of Heaven

$10.00 Gift Certificate from Designs on Cloud 9

Stamp Set of winners choice from Paper Sweeties

Large custom handmade keychain the winners choice 
of style and color from Chelle's Custom Designs

$15.00 Gift Certificate from Too Cute by Jessica

A gift valued at $10.00 from Lettering Delights

Don't forget to stop by tomorrow for Day 2!!

Here is the complete line up, just in case you get lost along the way ;0)

1. Lisa Pontious ~


  1. He is an adorable octopus!!! Love your paper combinations!!!

  2. Your card is so cute! Thanks for being in the hop with me.

  3. Cute!!!!

    I'm a new follower

  4. what an adorable card - love it!!


  5. WOW!! This is so dang cute!!!! Love it!

    Patti Ross

  6. Your card reminded me of the Beatles tune - Octopus Garden - sooooo clever and I adore the color choices! TFS!

  7. LOL, those eyes just jumped out at me! I love your card!

  8. this little guy made me smile. Very cut.

  9. What a cute little card. Great design.

  10. Need to pull this cartridge out and use it! He is adorable and I love your choice of papers.

  11. Love your little Octopus Card! So Cute! Thanks for Sharing.:0)

  12. Diana this card is super cute! Just adore that octopus!
    Scrappy hugs, Connie

  13. love your card the octopus is too cute

  14. So, so cute. The waves are fantastic. Love the new peachy stamps.

    marg0006 at Verizon dot net

  15. Super adorable!!!!! TFS your card
    and great being in hop w/ you!

  16. ACK!!! Love this octopus!!! And love the sentiment!!!