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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Blog Hop Girls
Hop #!

Hi Everyone!
Welcome to the First Blog Hop Girls hop!

Woo-Hoo!!

If you are starting at my blog, that's great...just follow 
the list below of the other blogs in the Hop.

Let's get started!

This hop theme is anything goes so, 
for my project, I created an adorable Flamingo card.
(Click on pic to enlarge)
I don't know about you but I LOVE Flamingos!

Now...on to the goodies...

PRIZES!
All you need to do is comment and follow all of the blogs
on the blog hop list for a chance to win.

We will EACH select a winner for a
 set of Cardz TV Stamps 
AND 
another winner for 
a Baker's Dozen set of Action Wobbles!!

(Prizes are shipped to USA addresses only)
Some of our blogs may have 
special extra chances to win listed in their post.
(psssst...mine does....)

For extra chances to win,.. Head over to my
my Instagram page and follow me THERE
Once you have followed me, leave a 
second comment on this post letting me know you did.

Here are all of the links in this hop.

Julie (you are here)

Winners will be posted on our blogs 
Tues, May 28th, 2019

Thanks for hopping along with us today!

Friday, May 24, 2019

Action Wobbles
Free Hugs

Hi Everyone! 

I'm up on the Action Wobbles Blog today
for my Design Team post.

I'm so excited to show you my cute little 
card I made.

Here you go...
(Click on the pic to enlarge)

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Sunshine Kisses
&
Rainbow Wishes

I wanted to share another really cute 
card I made today.

This time, I made a shaker card with an
adorable stitched cloud die I have.

Hope you like it!

(click to enlarge pic.)


I used the Stitched Rainbow die from Papertrey Ink
and a Cloud die from an unknown source.
The background is the Fancy Scalloped Rectangle Stackables
die from Lawn Fawn.
The sun is from the Beach Palm Tree and Sun file by
Lori Whitlock in the Silhouette Store (Design ID 28210).

I couldn't find the right stamp to use for 
my sentiment so I typed this one up  
and did a print and cut on my Silhouette.

In order to create my shaker, 
I cut out 8 of the clouds with the cloud die and layered them
on top of each other with glue to create the depth needed
for the size of beads I was using.

You can check out this video I googled from YouTube HERE to get a
better idea of the layering effect.  She starts to layer at about min 3:30
on the video if you want to skip ahead.  It's a good video so you might
decide to watch the whole thing.

I ended up scanning and tracing the shape of the cloud to my 
Silhouette in order to cut the layer of acetate for
the face of the shaker.

I used Fun Foam for the top layer of my 
Cloud shaker and filled it with fishbowl beads.
I love how it turned out.


Hope you enjoyed my card today!

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make a new post :)

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Happy Mother's Day

I wanted to share the lovely
Mother's Day card I made for
my MOM this year.

Not to worry...she has already received it
and LOVES it so no spoiler alert...LOL!

I watched a video by Jennifer McGuire on 
shaker cards using tulle instead of acetate
to hold the sequins in place.

I couldn't wait to try it out...It gave the card 
such a nice soft look.

Here you go...
(click on pic to enlarge)
Front

View of tulle window

Inside

For the base of my card and back panel, I used cardstock
from Papertrey Ink soon to be Ink to Paper.

I created the circle shaker window by
from Queen & Co and filling it with
sequins from Lawn Fawn. Unfortunately,
I don't know the name of the mixed color. 

The cute floral patterned paper is from the
Flirty Florals 6 X 6 paper pad that comes in 
You can also buy it separately HERE.

The "Mom" on the front is from the

Then I finished it off with the Sentiment from
from Queen & Co.

This card exceeded my expectations.  I'm so
happy it turned out the way it did and I was
able to get it off to my Mom in time for 
Mother's Day.

Hope you all enjoyed this as much as we did. 

Wishing you all a Happy Mother's Day!