Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Jessica's 5 Year Anniversary of My 30th Birthday Blog Hop!!

Hi Everybody!

Welcome to Jessica's 5 Year Anniversary of My 30th Birthday Blog Hop!!

You should of arrived here from Angela's Blog HERE, but if you did not, please start at the beginning at Jessica's Blog!

For today's blog hop, we are celebrating..you guessed it, a BIRTHDAY!!! 

PLUS the 5 years will represent Jessica's 5 Favorite things:

1. Close To My Heart (We ALL know Jessica lives, breathes, and SLEEPS Close To My Heart)!
2. Jaded Blossom Stamps (Jessica is one of their TOP stalkers, lol)
3. SVG Cutting Files (Jessica LOVES the ease and the creativity in Anne's projects!)
4. Kiwi Lane Design Templates (Jessica just found and wondered how she EVER went this long without using them in her layouts!)
5. Die Cutting Machines (Jessica uses her Cricuts/Cameo/Evolution Advance in almost EVERY project!)

So, EVERY project will be birthday themed using one of the 5 items mentioned above!!!!

Now, you KNOW every hop HAS to have some giveaways!!! 

Here are our sponsors and prizes!!

Close To My Heart FREE TO BE ME Paper Packet

Jaded Blossom WEDDING CANDIES Stamps

$5 Gift Certificate to SVG Cutting Files 

AJ's Scrapbooking and Cards

The Scrapbooking Queen

Royal Sayings Stamp Set

Freckled Fawn

Flair Buttons-- Set of Two Buttons
Filigree Rhinestone Stickers 


 12" Border Template Set "Chevrons" 
from Kiwi Lane Designs

Michele Smith

 Jolee's Boutique Sweet Shop Stickers
We R Memory Keepers Enamel Dots
American Greetings Birthday Stickers 

Echo Park Designer Die 

Now that we showed you the prizes, onto my project!!!

*Close to My Heart - Artiste Cricut cartridge, D1530 stamp set (comes in Cricut cart package), Skylark paper packetLiquid Glass, Lagoon Ink Pad, Slate Ink Pad

*Jessica lives, and breathes CTMH, so I made sure to use a ton of them on my project!

I also used some of her other favorite supplies, Jaded Blossom.  Here's what I used from them:

 *Another Year Older stamp set
*Flag Dies

Here's how my project turned out:

*I love stamps that have coordinating cuts, like these that match the Cricut carts!  That starburst shape looks cool!
*The flag and sentiment are from Jaded Blossom.

*Have to stuff in some yummy treats into this cute treat box :D

Be sure to FOLLOW and COMMENT on ALL blog stops in order to be eligible for the prizes!!! 

Now, onto

Here is the blog lineup in case you get lost!

Audrey - www.kreativekreationbyaudrey.blogspot.com
Angela- www.crazy3monkeys.blogspot.com
Jenny- www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com
Winners will be announced on July 1st (since Jessica is away celebrating CONVENTION AND HER BIRTHDAY in CA with Close To My Heart!!!) 

Thanks for hopping!!! 


  1. can't wait to see it! i will come back!

  2. I will try to remember to come back later and look at your project.


  3. I love your treat holder!!! I agree - we are never too old to party!!! Or eat chocolate!!

  4. Cute treat holder!! Happy to be in this hop with you AJ!

  5. Love what you did. I just got that cartridge, and now I can see some of what you can do with it. I have all those supplies. Thanks for the idea.

  6. Love the treat holder! Too cute!

  7. Love the candy box! Artiste is one of my favorite cartridges. Thanks for sharing!

  8. I love your yummy candy box! What a fabulous project! I am your newest follower and I'm looking forward to seeing all of your lovely creations! I would be so happy if you hopped over and followed me too!

    KT Fit Kitty

  9. love it! ya know, this was my 1st cut i made when i got this cartridge, and your project FINALLY explains it to me! Couldn't figure out how to get the treats into it! haha!


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