Sunday, March 25, 2012

"9 Months 'til Christmas" Blog Hop

Good Morning and welcome to our monthly blog hop where we are counting down to Christmas with 2 cards on the 25th of each month.  If you have arrived from my bff, Shari's blog, then you are in the right place.  If not, go to her blog so you can start at the beginning and not miss any of the great inspiration.  There are 5 of us in the hop this month and the blog order is posted at the end of my post in case you get lost along the way.

Each of us has made two cards ~ one with a stamped/coloured image and one with a die cut machine. 

Here are my two cards together:

My Stamped card:
4 1/4" x 5 1/2"


Card stock ~ Recollections
Patterned Paper ~ Recollections Christmas pack
Stamp ~ Stampavie "Xmas Puppies" coloured with
Copic markers
Sentiment ~ JustWordz "Christmas Season"
Spellbinders ~ Nestabilities Labels Nine
Ink ~ Memento Tuxedo Black
~ CTMH Cranberry
Ribbon and bling from "Use it Up" inventory

I am entering the above card into the following challenges:
ABC Christmas Challenge ~ F is for Furry/Feathered Friends
Christmas Cards All Year Round ~ Use green and 2 different green
 patterned papers

My Die Cut Card:
5" x 5"


Card stock ~ Recollections
Patterned Paper ~ Echo Park "Winter Park"
Cricut ~ Winter Frolic Snowman #2 cut at 3"
Punches ~ Martha Stewart
~EK Success
Face Stamp ~ Peachy Keen "Everyday Character Face Assortment"
Sentiment ~ JustWordz "Christmas Season"
All other supplies from the endless "Use it Up" inventory

I am entering this card into the following challenge:
Whimsy Challenges ~ Anything goes

I am glad that you were able to come visit me today.  Now you are off to Mary's blog to see what she has to inspire us.  If you would like to join us and get some cards ready for Christmas, please e-mail one of us as we do have some spots available.

See you again soon and until then, happy crafting and "Merry Christmas".

{{{{{HUGS}}}}, Heather

Blog Hop Order:
HEATHER -  (You are here!)


  1. I love your cards Heather! Thanks for the inspiration. and the encouragement to get moving on my Christmas cards.

  2. Wow! Love both of these cards! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Such cheerful Christmas cards. Thank you for letting me join your group.

    Carson's Creations

  4. Hey BFF! Both your cards are wonderful (as if I had any doubt!) So glad that we are doing this adventure together, thanks for not thinking I was crazy =) Socks!

  5. Heather, you did a fantastic job on your cards, I love them!

  6. REALLY...REALLY...nine months till Christmas:0)I'm still waiting for the warm weather...there's no way i can even think of the C word...super cute cards, love them

  7. Both of your cards are beautiful and fun. GREAT idea for the hop. How have I missed this the other months this year? Hugs!!

  8. Great cards!

  9. Lovely cards. Hopped here from Christmas cards all year round.
    C xxx

  10. Very cute cards - and I love the way you set them up for the pictures, too.

  11. Great cards and love backgrounds and colouring

  12. Fabulous cards!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge...hope you'll join us for another fun challenge on Wednesday! :0)
    Helen x

  13. lovely selection of cards, Thanks for entering our Challenge at ABC Christmas challenge this time, and hope you will join us for our next challenge which starts tomorrow hugs Samantha :0)

  14. Love those adorable little pups, such a cute card. Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Carissa :)


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