Monday, March 4, 2013

Celebrate Friendship Blog Hop Winner!

First of all, my mom and I want to thank each one of you for helping us celebrate Julie's 1st blogoversary with this fun blog hop celebrating friendship!! Your comments made our weekend!! I hope you all had as much fun hopping as we did!!!

Now on to the good stuff! We used the Random Number Generator to choose a winner for our blog candy, and the lucky number is 15...

Erin your card is so pretty. I love seeing what you come up with for our card swaps!

Ruth, love this card and I may have to scrap lift it!

Congrats! And since I already have your address, I'll send it out this week!

Thanks again to everyone that participated and hopped!! And a big thanks to Julie!! ♥

Friday, March 1, 2013

Julie's blogoversary blog hop -- Celebrate Friendship

Hi everyone! Welcome to our part of Julie's Celebrate Friendship Blog Hop!!!

First off, you should have arrived here from the lovely Kary's blog. If not, please start from the beginning with Julie's Blog and go from there.

I know it's been a loooooong time since we've updated our blog, but what better way to start blogging again than with a Blog Hop?! My dear friend Julie is celebrating her 1st "blogoversary" with this blog hop all about friendship! We are so honored to be a part of this fun hop!! (And it's our very first time being in a blog hop!) So join us in celebrating friends, old and new!!!

Before I get to my card, I wanted to mention that there will be several blogs giving away some goodies (including ours) and our lovely hostess, Julie, blog candy AND some random prizes along the entire hop (including 2- $5 gift certificates for Crop Chocolate, Crinkle Ribbon from 3 Girl Jam, 2 stamp sets from Unity, and a stamp set from Close to My Heart!!

Here's my card:

Blissful 6x6 paper pad by Authentique (from Crop Chocolate)
Friendship Bouquet clear stamps by CTMH
Ribbon Banners die by Spellbinders
Copic Markers (W1, W4, E33, E37, G24, YG67, Y11, Y13, & YR31)
Espresso Truffle Memento ink pad
Vintage Seam Binding by May Arts
ColorBox Chocolates & Blueberries Cat's Eye Chalk Ink Pad Queue
Solar White Neenah Paper
Yellow rhinestones

I hope you like what you've seen so far!! Now here's my wonderful mother's card!

Have fun hopping!!
~Erin :)

Hi, this is Ruth! I'm excited to share this card that I made for Julie's blog hop!!

This card was inspired by Lucy Abrams' Rainbow Wishes card in the March/April 2012 issue of Paper Crafts Magazine.

Stampabilites Faded Text Background Stamp
Jillibean Soup Homemade 6 Bean Soup stamp set by Unity
Standard Circles Large Nestabilites by Spellbinders
MME Stella & Rose Hazel 6x6 paper pad 
Echo Park Victoria Gardens 6x6 paper pad
BoBunny Vicki B 12x12 patterned papers
Brenda Walton clear stamp
Jet Black Archival ink pad
Pumice Stone Distress ink pad
White & Kraft Cardstock
Sewing Machine with White thread

Thanks for hopping on by, and I hope you enjoy the rest of the hop!

Here's a reminder on where to start:

Next up is the talented Laura Sanchez!

As a thank you for helping us celebrate with Julie, we'll be giving away a little blog candy to one random winner! So become a follower, if you aren't already, and leave us a comment! We'll choose a winner on Monday, March 4th.