Thursday, February 23, 2017

Fancy Friday Blog Hop - Think PINK!

Welcome back to the Fancy Friday Blog Hop!
My fancy friends and I are back with some NEW fancy friends too! We loved working with each other so much that we decided to continue on with an all new blog hop to inspire you in fun new ways! These are a group of past and current Artisans that have become fast friends thru the Artisan journey. Glad to have you here! We have 12 of us this month and many new dream team of Artisans!
Each month on the last Friday, we will bring to you new challenges of all kinds (color,sketch, stamp focus, etc)! This month we are going with a simple theme: Think Pink!
This theme gave me the opportunity to create with the Falling In Love Designer Series Paper. It has the pink tones and hearts that inspired me from the inspiration photo collage above. I also used the Sending Thoughts Stamp set found in the Occasions Catalog. These sweet greetings are perfect to send a little pick me up notecard to a certain friend dealing with an illness. Many of my close friends have faced or are facing some kind of cancer right now. It is so hard to say just the right thing face to face so by writing my hopes and prayers for them in these notecards, they will know I am thinking of them everyday as they face the fight.
Some other products used on all of these notecards are the NEW Lace Doilies, 1/8" Gold Ribbon, 1/4" Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Gold Foil Sheets and the Fabulous Fancy Designer Acetate. Don't they look so pretty together?

I also made this Pool Party notecard too. I am loving this greeting! A good reminder that God is here for us thru all the bad and good times. We just need to be still, listen with patience, and let His plan continue on. 
Thanks for stopping by my post for the Fancy Friday blog hop!
Inspire. Create. Share. That's what I love to do.
Now move on to my AWESOME and talented friend Shannon from CANADA
 by clicking on the next button below! 

Monday, February 13, 2017

Crafty Carrot Co Blog Hop with Basket Bunch

Welcome to The Crafty Carrot Collective Blog Hop! A selection of former Stampin' UP! Artisans from all over the world got together to form this interactive rewards program where you can learn and participate with us each month! Today we are bringing you some sneak peaks into what our March month in action will bring in advance so you can purchase the stamp set Suite Sentiments knowing you are going to get plenty of ideas and have fun creating with all of us!
The Crafty Carrot Collective

 I pulled out these adorable Basket Builder Framelits Dies and the first thing I saw was the basket handle upside down looking like a lucky horseshoe! So immediately I thought of St. Patrick's Day and ran with it from there! 

To create the shamrocks, you punch out the Pansy Punch in the Succulents Garden DSP pattern. Then take your snips and cut away at one of the petals to form the shamrock shape. I did add some sponging on the edges with Old Olive ink and a sponge dauber to create depth.
Here is how our program works... during the month of February you purchase the Basket Bunch stamp set (or product of equal or greater value) from a participating Crafty Carrot Collective demonstrator using the host code.  Then, in March, you will receive the program completely FREE!

Now we know that you are going to want a FREE Sale-a-bration item when you are shopping!  After all, it is Stampin' Up!'s most wonderful time of the year.  With every $50 you spend in Stampin' Up! merchandise, you will receive a free product of your choice.  So we have offered a few extra shopping suggestions - optional products that you could add to your shopping cart to get that exclusive product of your choice.  For more details find the full Sale-a-bration flyer  HERE.

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 Basket Bunch Stamp Set, Basket Builder Framelits Dies, Succulents Garden Designer Series Paper, and Any Occasion Stamp Set (Sale-a-bration exclusive) are on our shopping list so you can make all the projects and more with us!   This program brings video tutorials and written instructions into your own home so you can stamp in your own time. What is not to love about that?
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Still not sure this program is for you?  Throughout this month we have been offering a taste of this wonderful program for FREE for all to enjoy.  This teaser program features the Weather Together stamp set.  Like us on Facebook HERE to access it today.

Inspire. Create. Share. That's what I love to do.

The uber talented Jennifer Frost over in Australia is next! Hop on over there and say hello!

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Birthday Bonanza with the Creation Station Blog Hop

 Welcome back this month with the Creation Station Design Blog Hop! I was beyond thrilled to join this group of talented women that inspires me! We plan to inspire you each month with Stampin' UP! creative top of the line projects with a theme from all around the globe! We hope that you hop thru each blog and leave comments as we all love to hear praise about our creations!

This month our theme was "It's a Birthday Bonanza!" It was the perfect excuse to try some new stamp sets from the Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-bration! 

Thanks for stopping by my post for the Creations Station Blog Hop!
Inspire. Create. Share. That's what I love to do.
You saw Julie's awesome project before me and now move on to 
Holly's incredible project by clicking on the next button below! 
Elizabeth Prize

Denita Wright

Then you will need to purchase just one stamp set from me (for USA customers)
to get access to our exclusive March group! We are talking 5 detailed tutorials, numerous how to videos and fun challenges with prizes! Worth it!