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Saturday, April 27, 2013

Welcome to Felicity's Be A Blessing Blog Hop!!

If you are looking for the Cardz Tv "You're the Man" Blog Hop click HERE

Welcome to Felicity's Be A Blessing Blog Hop!!


Today we are celebrating a very special little girl's first birthday. She has had a difficult fight this past year and we felt what better way to celebrate her life than have a blog hop!
Felicity has touched many lives even though she is not even one yet. Every day she makes therapists, doctors, and even her family smile.
The purpose of this hop is to be a blessing. So the way to win our blog candy will be for you to be a blessing to someone around you. Then photograph how you have been a blessing with either a craft project or taking a meal to someone, etc. Share it with us and that gives you an extra entry besides leaving comments on all the hop stops.

If you arrived from  Janis then you are in the right place. If not please go back to the beginning at Shawnee's blog and make sure you don't miss all the amazing ways my friends have chosen to bless others.

Blog candy for this hop is one paper pack and April Showers Cricut Cartridge.

There are two ways to earn blog candy
1. Leave a comment on each blog
2. Come back and post how you blessed someone else with a link.
3. Tweet/Facebook about the blog hop

Here is the line up in case you get lost:
5. Amanda http://craftsbyamanda.blogspot.com <-------- You are here

My project goes here:
In honor of Miss Felicity I made a movie night at home for my hubby and I.. We have been under a lot of stress lately, due to some changes in the house. This is what I came up with. (Sorry for the picture not being that great.)

The popcorn box is from the Silhouette store which you can find HERE
The cards I made are 3" square cards and the say "Good for one movie your pick" and Good for one dinner"
The Admit One tickets are from Cardz Tv Stamp Set Ticket Talk 2. Which you can find HERE.



Now you are onto your next hop stop Ellen !! Don't forget to hop and bless someone today!!

Thanks so much for joining us!!

Cardz Tv "YOU'RE THE MAN" Blog Hop

I'm so glad you could join us today for our "You're The Man" Blog Hop!
We have divided the Cardz TV Design Team into a Saturday Team and a Sunday Team, so grab your favorite beverage, sit back and relax, and get ready for some fun, inspiration, and the chance to win some blog candy too! 
And don’t forget to come back tomorrow to Cardz TV for Day 2 with our Sunday team, for even more fun, inspiration and another chance to win some great blog candy!
If you are joining me from Gloria Then your in the right place if not please start at Mary's blog HERE
Here's what I made for today's blog hop using Cardz TV Stamps
For this card I used Cardz Tv "You're the Man" Stamp Set. I also used the Cricut Cartridge Animal Antics for all the cuts.
Card Base cut at 5 1/4" page 56
Cloud Background cut at 5" all layers page 57
Lion in Plane cut at 3 1/4" all layers page 39
I used Cardz Tv Stamp set "You're the Man"
To get the silver color I used a sharpie paint pen and colored it. Which I am now silver because the tip broke and I ended up using my fingers to spread the paint over the paper.

What's a blog hop without some blog candy! Mary will be giving 2 sets of Cardz TV Stamps for her blog candy, so if you’re a follower of Cardz TV, just leave  a comment on her blog! Mary will use random.org to pick a winner, and will announce the WINNER on Monday! 
Below is a list of all the stops in today's "You're The Man" Blog Hop. If you get lost, just come back here to check the list and find your way again!
Thank you for hopping with us today…we hope you had fun! See you tomorrow at Cardz TV for Day 2 with our Sunday Design Team, and lots more fun!
Until Next Time
Stay Crafty
Amanda

Friday, April 19, 2013

Cardz Tv Stamps Challenge #28 "Cute as a Button"

 
Cardz Tv Stamp Challenge #28 Cute as a Button
 
Make a card, layout or craft project using buttons
You have until noon EST, Thursday, May 2ndto post your name and a link to your creation, using Inlinkz to Cardz Tv. You don't need Cardz Tv Stamps to enter.
The challenge winner over at Cardz Tv Will be picked by random.org, will receive a set of Cardz TV Stamps!
Please take this challenge. Its really is a fun challenge.
 
Here is the card I made
I used paper from my stash. I do know the pattern paper is from CTMH Chantilly paper.
I used Cardz Tv Stamps Set "Simply Said" Which you can pick up here
This card is a standard A2 size card. and was really quick to make. The cut file is from Miss Kate Cuttables which you can find here.
I hope you enjoyed my card. Be sure to take the challenge over at Cardz Tv.
 
Until Next Time
Stay Crafty
Amanda
 

Monday, April 15, 2013

Paper Playtime Ch#8 More then 1 Fold


Ch#8 More than 1 Fold
Begins: Mon, Apr 15
Ends: Sun, Apr 21
Winner announced in the WINNERS Page Tab
Prize sponsored by Lucy of CTMH
(must have a USA address)
Check out our Design Team's creations!


Here's what I created for this challenge:
This card is made by using Close to my heart products as well as distress ink.
The paper and stamp on the front is from the Tommy Scrapbook Workshop on the Go kit. I stamped the image in Sunny Yellow which is no longer available.
 
 
Inside unfolded
 
Close up of the saying 
 The inside saying is also CTMH its from the Scrapbook Statements - Poets. I stamped it using Indian Corn Blue ink.
 
Recipe
Card is 9"x4" scored at 2" and 6"
Front square Mat is cut 2 3/4" and 2 1/2"
Pattern paper on inside and outside are cut at (2) 1 3/4" x 3 3/4" and (2) 2 3/4" x 3 3/4"
Inside center square mat is cut at 3 3/4" and 3 1/2"
Items Used
Tommy Workshop on the Go Kit #G1058
Scrapbook Statements-Poets #C1539
Liquid Glass #Z679
Indian Corn Blue ink #Z2130
Sunny Yellow (no longer sold)
Antique Linen Distress ink
 
Thank you for stopping by my blog today. I hope you take the challenge over at Paper Playtime.
Until Next time
Stay Crafty
Amanda
 


Friday, April 5, 2013

Mix it Up Cardz Tv Challenge #27

Its time for a new challenge over at Cardz Tv.


Cardz TV Ch# 27 "Mix It Up!"
Make a card, layout or craft project mixing 3 patterned papers
Starts: Fri, April 5
Ends: Thurs, Apr 18 @ Noon EST
Prize: 1 set of Cardz TV Stamps 

Here is my project for this challenge:
 
My card is an A2 size card. The paper I used is all from Close to my Heart Chantilly collection.. The ribbon I dyed myself. I had so much fun with using 3 different patterns to make this simple card.
Please make sure to take this challenge for you could win a stamp set from Mary at Cardz Tv.
 
Until Next Time
Stay Crafty
Amanda