Saturday, April 26, 2014

Graduation Blog Hop

 

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Welcome to this months blog hop with...

The Creating Blog Hops Cafe'

This months theme is...

Graduation

 

My project for this hop is a graduation card.  I have a couple of nieces and a nephew who are graduating next month so I’m not sure who this is for yet.

 

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I printed the word Graduate right on the card front and then used my Silhouette Cameo to cut it out. When that was done I embossed it using my Cuddlebug and a fancy folder.  I mounted a verse on the front using pop dots and then added a couple of brads and wrapped some ribbon around them.   The inside of the card was also printed and cut out with my Cameo.  I stamped the word Congrats! on with a clear stamp.

 

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Now, for some blog candy...one lucky winner will receive a Graduation Page Kit from Paper Studio. All you have to do for your chance to win is become a follower, visit everyone's blog that is in the line-up, and leave each one a comment on their projects.

 

 

 

 

Your next stop is with...
Lori Johnson Apgar - http://scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com/
Here is the entire line-up for this month's hop in case you get lost along the way...

1- Robin L. - http://create-a-latte.blogspot.com/
2- Alicia O'Bryant - http://goldengoddessdesigns.blogspot.com/
3- Nana's Scrap Spot - http://www.nanasscrapspot.com/
4- Sharon – A Piece Of Heart – *you are here*
5- Lori Johnson Apgar - http://scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com/
6- Eva Scraps - http://evasscrapsncards.blogspot.com/

Thank you for hopping along with us this month and we look forward to hopping along with you again next month.

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Friday Freebie (and a little info)…

Before I share this week’s freebie, I just wanted to briefly let you know what’s been going on with me.  A little less than one month ago, my 23-year-old daughter was officially diagnosed with anorexia.  It’s been a long month of tests, blood work, ECG’s, more blood work, struggles, heartache, anxiety, did I say struggles? .. you get the picture.  She is a very sick young lady and we have a very long road ahead of us as we do everything possible to help her overcome this horrible illness.   I am sharing this with the hope that you will be understanding if the freebie is delayed, or perhaps not even available from week to week.  Although I love to create and I do find it helps me relax, my daughter’s health must take precedent.  My only request is that, if you have friended me on facebook, I’d appreciate it if you do not mention this on my fb wall.  I know my daughter would be very upset (and maybe even angry) if she knew that I put this out there to the world but I truly believe in the power of prayer and felt that it was something I needed to do.  Since she’s is a facebook friend, this isn't something I want published on my facebook wall. Private emails or private fb messages are fine.  Thank you so much.
Today’s freebie is dedicated to my “little girl” in her struggle to keep on living. As always, click on the link(s) below the preview to download this freebie.  If you love it, leave me a comment.  I always love hearing from you!
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PNGS: I’d really love it if you used the “Share With Me” feature that can be found on the toolbar just below the header for this blog to show me the projects you created using my freebie.

Don't forget to come back next week for another Friday Freebie!

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Friday Freebie…

It’s Friday again and that means it’s time for another Friday Freebie!   As always, click on the link(s) below the preview to download this freebie.  If you love it, leave me a comment.  I always love hearing from you!

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JPGS:

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I’d really love it if you used the “Share With Me” feature that can be found on the toolbar just below the header for this blog to show me the projects you created using my freebie.

Don't forget to come back next week for another Friday Freebie!

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Inspirational Thoughts Blog Hop

 
Let us Inspire You! 
 
 
It's Springtime and Easter time and what better way to celebrate this Season than with an Inspirational Thoughts Blog Hop. We hope that our projects will enlighten you and bring you all peace and blessings for a wonderful day!

You should have come from Shawnee’s but in case you didn't,
Connie Can Crop is the first stop on this Blog Hop.
This is a one day blog hop and we would appreciate it if you would leave a comment for all of these talented friends who are here sharing their ideas and creations.
 
We have an awesome sponsor and giveaway for this hop!
 
https://www.facebook.com/PinquePeacock
Check out their store here:
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And look, you can win a $10.00 gift certificate
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so make sure you make a wishlist while you browse.

So what do you need to do to win? Easy... become  a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of them a comment letting them know what you like best about their projects. Then stop by our sponsor's page at be sure to like her on facebook!!
 
You will have until 12:00 am Monday to finish the hop and leave your comments.
 
Winners will be announced on Wednesday at Connie Can Crop.
 
Be sure to follow everyone and leave a comment  along the way!
 
 
My contribution to this hop is a friendship card.
 
 
 
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The sentiment is one that I created and gave away as a freebie HERE.  I decided to spotlight it on a polaroid film and added the camera to the bottom. 
 
 
The camera was a freebie from The Stamping Chef.  I colored it using copics.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The double-pointed flag at the bottom of the card was cut from an embossed piece of friendship cardstock that I purchased from HomeSense.  I sponged some blue ink from Stamping Up (Pool Party Classic) over the words to make them stand out a bit.
 
 
 
 
 
Here is a peek at the inside of my card….
 
 
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Here is our complete line up in case you get lost along the way.
 

Friday, April 11, 2014

Here It Is!! The Friday Freebie…

So sorry for the huge delay in sharing today’s freebie!!  As always, click on the link(s) below the preview to download this freebie.  If you love it, leave me a comment.  I always love hearing from you!

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JPGS:

PNGS:

I’d really love it if you used the “Share With Me” feature that can be found on the toolbar just below the header for this blog to show me the projects you created using my freebie.

Don't forget to come back next week for another Friday Freebie!

Friday Freebie Is Coming

The Friday Freebie will be delayed but I will be posting it before the end of the day! I am sorry it's late. As I said last week, I have a very serious issue that I am dealing with in my family and my time must be focused on that. However, having said that, I find that creating is very therapeutic for me so I do still try to create as much as time allows. Thanks for understanding!

Friday, April 4, 2014

The Friday Freebie...

Just letting you know that I have had a personal issue come up in my family and I will not be able to release a freebie today. If I can get one out over the weekend I will, otherwise it will return again next Friday. Thank you for your understanding!