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Friday, December 2, 2011

All About Winter Blog Hop

Welcome to the "All About Winter" Blog Hop!!

We're so happy you could join us for this super-fun hop showcasing cards, layouts and projects that feature everything fun about snow, ice, and cold!!  You'll find an array of ideas throughout the hop -- We hope you'll enjoy each and every project along the way!!

If you've hopped over from Jen, then you are in the right place!!  If you've just popped in to visit my blog or are reading this via email and you'd like to join our All-About-Winter  FUN, then please CLICK HERE to start at the beginning with Lynda's blog!!  Keep alert for blog candy along the way as some hop stops will be offering some goodies...

For the hop today, I've created not one but two cards!!! WOO HOO! Now, I'm not trying to show off but just wanted to give you a great idea to create quick cards for Christmas or any holiday!

JoAnn Fabrics have cards and envelopes in a box and if you get them on sale the price is super as this was purchased after Christmas last year and the Winter Collection was only $3.49! What a deal and there are 24 cards in this box!!!! Sew, with that in mind and a total of 40 minutes two complete cards made with glitz and ready to mail!!!!

My first card, I used Winter Wonderland for the Pencil Snowman and added a few snowflake glitz bling bling including one on his hat with 2 buttons attached with black Stickles to make it look like there's black thread holding the buttons on. The stamp on the inside says "There's no business like "snow business" and "Wishing you a Sparkling Holiday"

Now, look how cute and easy and no one will know - ok, I will and now you will too!!! <LOL>

Now, my second card I saw an elegant card in a magazine that I loved but didn't like the price of the magazine ($14.95 for a magazine, come on now!) Their card was on navy cardstock with white glitter with the word "SNOW" which was all joined together. WELL, if you know anything about me, I see something and go do something a little different - I embossed the front of the card with the Cuttlebug Snowflake cartridge which is more noticeable on the inside than outside! Using the Make the Cut, I made the word "snow" all in caps and joined it together using a blue glittery cardstock in my stash! It looked lonely, sew, I added the blue iridescent ribbon on the side along with an adorable snowman family which were buttons that I cut the shanks off! Just love buttons!!! I used the same stamp on the inside of this card also as it is sew appropriate!

Another easy card that turned out elegant and again, no one knows unless you are going to tell on me!!!!! Please don't tell on me!!!! <LOL>

I'm the last stop along your way today and hope you had a great time hopping with us! Please don't forget to leave a comment as I sew love to hear what you think!!!! Thank you again for checking out my project...  

God Bless
Hugs and Love,

Here's a list of the entire hop, in case you get lost along the way or want to revisit anyone (please note that the following links will take you directly to each participants post if you are joining the hop later in the week!!   :-)

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  1. I love the cards. Snowmen are my favorite. Just beautiful.

  2. Your cards are very pretty! I love the snowmen and the snow cut! Very nice!

  3. Cute snowmen cards!!! I like your sentiment stamp!! Glad to be in this hop with you!!

  4. thanks for sharing!

  5. someday i hope my imagination kicks in and i have half the imagination you all have ... :) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

  6. Both are such cute cards and I promise I will never tell....lol, tfs, Kim (kim.scrapper@yahoo.ca)

  7. Your cards are so sweet. I love how the red pops on the snowmans hat and scarf. The snowflakes on the background of the second card show of the word snow. Makes a simple card very dramatic.

  8. Your card is just beautiful and the embossing put it over the top! The snowmen buttons are a great addition. This hop was "SNOW" much fun , you guys did an awesome job. TFS
    Creative Wishes,

  9. Pretty cards. Love the embossing and the snowman. Nice being in the hop with you.

  10. Great cards. Love the embossing and those little snowmen family buttons are adorable. Love the stamp No business ....

  11. beautiful cards. i wont tell.


  12. Lynne these are adorable snowmen cards thanks for sharing

  13. I love these winter cards. Really cute! You did a nice job on them.

  14. Can I have both of these as my Christmas cards Maw :) They are so wonderful and I am in awe of your creativity. So glad to be in this hop with you!

    Happy Scrappin'

    Sue B

  15. Just lovely cards! I agree about $14+ for a mag.
    Hummer Hugs,
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net


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