Friday, January 27, 2012

Cricut Craftin' Friends Blog Hop - Day 1


We're so happy you could join us for this hop celebrating the one year blogiversary of Cricut Craftin Grammy (Suzanne).  Suzanne has asked a few of her Cricut message board friends, as well as her design team friends (Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog, Lasting Memories and Sweet Sassy Diva), to join her in this two day blog hop. The participants are allowed to share anything creative they wish to share using a Cricut (or other die cut machine if they do not have a Cricut).

Suzanne has some blog candy to share.  In order to be eligible to win her candy, you need to leave comments along each blog each day.  If you leave a comment on all the blogs both days, your name will be entered into the random drawing twice. The random winner will receive a $25 gift card from their choice of Michaels or Joanns.

This is a TWO-DAY hop.  Be sure to check out both days so you don't miss any creativeness. As there is a large number of participants, Suzanne will give you until January 30th to post your comments.  Thanks for joining us!

Let's get hopping!! If you've hopped over from Faith Abigail at Faith Abigail Designs, then you are in the right place!! If you've just popped in to visit my blog or are reading this via email and you'd like to join our fun, then please click HERE to start at the beginning with Suzanne's blog.


For the hop today, I've created a birthday card.  I actually saw a card like this ages ago but I'm afraid that I no longer know to whom I should give credit.  (Please tell me if you know, so I can add the information here.)  I created the card based with window using George and Basic Shapes.  The scalloped frame is from Mini Monograms.  I used Doodlecharms for the bear (and added paws) and Pooh Font for the swing.  The vine and leaves are from ZooBalloo.  The sentiment is from My Craft Spot's Inside & Out Set #2. 

Blog Candy!
My Craft Spot
Here at Small Bits of Paper, I am giving away a $10US gift certificate to My Craft Spot!! To be eligible to win this prize, you need to be a follower of my blog and leave a comment on this post.  Come back and leave a comment on tomorrow's post for a second chance to win!  (I am also giving away another $10 gift certificate for My Craft Spot HERE.)  Both winners will be announced February 2.

Now it's time to hop over to visit Stacia of Happy and Scrappy.

List of Blog Hop Participants:

Also posting for Cindy who does not have a blog

Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog Friends

Lasting Memories

Message Board Friends

Sweet Sassy Diva Blog Friends

50 comments:

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

Kate this is so cute, I have seen one like this as well but can't remember who either, I checked my folder to see if i saved the idea, but I didn't. i love how you did the bear super cute!!
Kristan

Brenda said...

OMGosh your swing card is adorable!!! Love, love it!!

Tracey said...

Soooo CUTE .......love how you added paws to the bear. Pretty papers too!

JenL said...

Adorable card!! I love the bear on the swing.

Beckie said...

Kate! This card is THE SWEEETEST! I love it.

Be blessed, Beckie

Amy said...

Kate, what a precious, precious card... I LOVE the SWING in the window idea!! I haven't seen this idea before, so I can't help ya out with that, but I'm sure glad you shared it with us today!! :)

It's SO nice to be in a HOP with you again!! :)

Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

Saundra said...

So adorable, Kate! You pulled out some oldies but goodies for this card. Love the swing! ~Hugs, Saundra :)

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Kate I love love your window card with the cute little bear in the swing. It's adorable. You didn't know this but I am a Boyds Bear collector and have bears all over my house. Thanks for being in my first blog hop. :)

Karen Wilson said...

Oh wow! This is super cute! Love the teddy bear!! TFS!

Diane Hodrick said...

That is just adorable...love the swinging bear!

Rhonda Emery said...

way to cute what an amazing card. love it

Stacia said...

That teddy bear is too cute!!

SheriKins said...

Very pretty card. I just love the tree branch and swing. Have a great day and keep crafting.

Charlotte said...

Kate,
Oh, I just love this. I have never seen a card like this before. How great to hae the swing at the opening of the card. That is such a cute little bear and the way you added the the paws is perfect. I am having such a great time hopping with you today.
Charlotte

Sentimental Scrapper said...

Your swing is awesome, Kate!!

Michele F. said...

Adorable Kate! I just became a follower. I love how you used some older cartridges. Love the branch framing the the image.

jkstiles77 said...

Awwww ... this is just full of cuteness! I have become a follower!

Rachelle said...

Your card is so adorable.
Rachelle
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www.creationsbyrachelle.blogspot.com

TerriK said...

Cute card! I love the bear on the swing.

glassgraffitix2 said...

This is such a cute and creative card!

bluecrayons said...

kate your card is fabulous. im loving how the bear can swing. ive never seen anything like this before. to bad i dont have the carts used cause i would sure try it.


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Tasha said...

Adorabale card! The bear is so cute in his little swing! Great job!

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Mindy said...

Such a cute card! I love how used a variety of cartridges:)

Lady Fair said...

What a sweet card! The bear is adorable, love how you added a tree branch for the swing. I need to dust off Doodlecharms!
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Vicki said...

Your card is so adorable. Thanks for sharing.

Vicki
vwilson577 at yahoo.com

Shawnee said...

This is so very cute! Great job!

Elizabeth said...

Very sweet card:) Thanks for your kind comments on my blog:) I used to be a special ed teacher too:)
http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Rae Ann said...

How darling! Isn't it neat how elements from different cartridges can be combined?!
Rae Ann O.
http://joyinart.blogspot.com

Bobby said...

Your card is the cutest thing and I love the vine.

Michelle said...

Oh I love that little bear and how you interpreted the swing and made the branch the way you did! Amazing! :) michelle
scrappinforkenzie.blogspot.com

JaniceA said...

Love the bear, he is just so stinkin' cute!
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craftaholic said...

I am loving your swinging bear card, and have never seen one like it before!! TFS!!

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ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com
Rexann♥

Bunnyfreak said...

Adorable card.

Vickie said...

i love how you made paws to go on the bear. I like all the detail that you used on your card.

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marg0006 said...

Love the bear on the sing. Too cute. Already a follower.
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Loving Scrapper101

Jennasa said...

I love this little guy. How cute is this bear? My favorite piece is th vine...... it just caught my eye immediately.

~Jennasa
findtimetocreate.blogspot.com

Juliana T said...

What a cute card! Love the bear! I became a follower.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

I especially like the window style of the card.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

craftaholic said...

Here for day 2 and loving it!! TFS!!!

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ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com
Rexann♥

Lisa B said...

Love the bear on the swing - super cute.

Jessica said...

Such a cute idea to have the window with him swinging. Wonderful card...Happy to be hopping! Already a follower!
:O)
Jessica

Lisa said...

That is the cutest little bear, Kate!! I just want to hug him!! What an awesome card :)

Lisa
indymermaid.blogspot.com

Debbie said...

love the idea of a window card never thought about using GBS cart thanks
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Sue D said...

Very cute--love the swing.
I am a follower.
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Jayne said...

Kate this is adorable! Love the swinging bear.
Jayne x

Sherrie K. said...

Love you swinging bear! Adorable Kate:)
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

This is so adorable! Great design!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Jennifer said...

Kate,

This is such a CUTE card!!! :) I am impressed...you used cuts from so many different Cricut cartridges!

Thanks so much for sharing,

Jennifer
partridgelu at yahoo dot com

Sandy said...

Your card is adorable and I love the swing! Thanks for the chance to win... I am an email subscriber and love following along.

Anonymous said...

Love your sweet whimsical style... a must for me! Thanks for your great work -- a true inspiration to us.
Terri