Thursday, July 24, 2014

Blog Hop Winners!!


Hi Everybody!
It's a little late, but I'm ready to announce the winners of the For the Boys Blog Hop!  First, I'd like to thank everyone that hopped along with us.  It's always so awesome to read all the fantastic comments you guys leave :D  Ok, enough with the mush, onto the prizes!!!!!!!!!


The winner of the $5 Gift Certificate to Miss Kate Cuttables is..............

The winner of the Close to My Heart A Size stamp set is.......
Thanks again to everyone who joined us!  TFL, and I hope everyone has a chance to craft today :)

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

All Star Sports Sneak Peek at Craftin' Desert Divas


Hi Everybody!
Today starts the July stamp release at Craftin Desert Divas. We have some exciting news to share with you! Tara has added some adorable Trina Clark images to go with her sentiments. These images will also come with a SVG cut file that is FREE to you.

There are a few specials during this release we want to share with you.
Every purchase receives a FREE Too Cute by Jessica SVG pattern made especially for this release.
Any 2 Stamp purchase will receive a FREE mini stamp. Both stamp & pattern will be revealed during the hop. There will also be a sale 20% off your ENTIRE purchase using code:JULY starting on Friday. The free mini stamp & sale will end Aug.1,2014.
Welcome to Day 4 of Craftin Desert Divas July stamp release party!! Each day we will be giving you a sneak peek at one of the five new stamp sets. Then, on Friday and Saturday, we will have a blog hop with prizes each day. There are some amazing creations being shared today during this stamp release.

Today we are showcasing the All Star Sports stamp set.

All of the new stamps are 4x6 and Made in the USA.
Stamps will be available to order on Friday.

We hope you will stop by the Craftin Desert Divas Shop and  the Craftin Desert Divas Gallery Facebook group. We would love for you to join us and share your creations with us using Craftin Desert Diva's stamps. In this group we show previews first, have giveaways and much more!!

Here's my project I created:

*Craftin' Desert Divas - All Star Sports stamp set
*SVG Cutting Files - Hello Kitty Basketball Player 
(free from a recent blog hop)
*Bubbles Cuttlebug embossing folder
*nesting circle punch
*Memento - Tuxedo Black ink


*Eeeeek!!  Isn't she the cutest??!!  My middle daughter plays basketball, 
so I was SUPER excited to get this file!
*I added some detailing with a black gel pen.  
And she's out of breath from playing, so her cheeks are a little flushed!


*I added pop dots behind her for added dimension.
*I am in LOVE with the background, it looks just like a basketball!!


*She couldn't stay away from the basketball hoop, lol!


Sneak Peek Giveaway!!

All you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning!! Just click on the DT's name to get to their blog.

Tara will announce today's winner tomorrow. The winner will be picked from a different blog every day, so be sure to visit and leave comments.

Thank you all so much for joining us today and I hope you will come back tomorrow for more sneak peeks.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Christmas in July Tags with Miss Kate Cuttables!!



Hi Everybody!
I'm excited to share another Miss Kate Cuttables project with you!   First, I want to make sure you grab the freebie of the day:



And now, onto my project! 

*Miss Kate Cuttables - 


I also used these supplies:
*Core'dinations cardstock


*I love these tags, they were so super easy to assemble!!

*I added some detailing with a black gel pen.

I hope you enjoyed my project!  I'd love to see some of you try try this and share it on the Miss Kate Cuttables Facebook page HERE, or on my Facebook page HERE.  TFL, and hope everyone has a chance to craft today :)

Monday, July 21, 2014

Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party - Christmas in July


Hi Everybody!
Today is my design team post for Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party hosted by Tara of Craftin Desert Divas!  Every other Monday will mark the beginning of a new semi-weekly linky party and you could win fabulous prizes!!  



This linky party theme is:

We invite you to link up all your Christmas in July projects. 

The fabulous sponsors for this weeks linky are: 
CDD- One stamp set


My Scrap Chick - $10 Code



May Arts Ribbon - 3 Millimeter Diamond Chain

The more you link up, the better chance you have to win.  Visit Craftin Desert Divas for all the rules and to play along.  Here is what I created for this linky party:

*Craftin' Desert Divas - Happy Celebrations stamp set
*Cutcardstock.com - Satin Ribbon



*To create my card, I used 2 of the layers from the Artbooking Cricut cartridge.  
*First, I used my Gypsy to hide the holes on the side of the photo mat layer.
*Then I copied it, created 2, and welded them together.
*I then cut a mat layer @ 3.89" x 4.65".
*The card front was cut @ 3.76" x 4.49".


Here's another look at the card:

*To create the repeating sentiment, I veeeeery carefully
 cut the Merry Christmas sentiment apart.  (Make sure you are using very sharp scissors if you choose to do this.  I used my CTMH Micro-Tip Scissors found HERE.)
*Cutting the stamp apart allowed me to stamp the Merry multiple times in red, and the Christmas once in green.


*Adding pop dots under the sentiment gave the card some nice dimension.

I used the Merry Christmas sentiment 
from this FABULOUS stamp set!



Hope you will Craft It Up & Link It Up!!!   TFL, and hope everyone has a chance to craft today :)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

For The Boys Blog Hop!



Hi Everybody!
Welcome to the For the Boys Blog Hop!  We all know how hard it can be to create guy/boy themed projects, so this hop will help you with that!  You'll find tons of inspiration for the men and boys in your life.  Here's the project I created:

*Prima - patterned paper
*PBD - sentiment

*I thought this card was so cool!  The cars can actually move!!


*See??!!  How cool is that??
*This dotted, red-lined pattern was perfect with these cars :)


*I added some detailing with a black gel pen.


Before you go, make sure to sign up to win these AMAZING PRIZES!

To enter:

1. Leave a comment on all the blogs in the hop.

2. Follow each of the blogs in the hop.  
(This can be through the follower buttons, or Bloglovin'!)

$5 Gift Certificate


Close to My Heart A Size stamp set


Now it's time for you to head over to 
Janet's blog.


Here is the full line up in case you get lost along the way:



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