Thursday, January 31, 2013

Love is in the air Blog Hop

Hello everyone and Welcome to Love is in the Air Blog Hop!
Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays! I love the d├ęcor, flowers, candy, balloons, and stuffed animals and let’s not forget the cheesy cards! Valentine’s Day is that one special day we can show extra love and appreciation to all of those special people we have in our lives. 
We hope you enjoy hopping away!

If you came from my crafty friend ASHLEY you are in the place! if you would like to start at the beginning start with Misses Crafty

Here is my Valentine card!

Original Artwork Template is designed by Kristi W. Designs and you can find the Cutting File Pattern at KaDoodle Bug Designs.

I used a cut from KaDoodle Bug Designs called Stealing Hearts and the sentiment is from Jaded Blossom and the stamp set is called Cheesy Pick Ups! I love how this card turned out! I hope you do too! <3
On to the Blog Candy!!

Lluvia will be giving away a grand prize, all you have to do is comment on each of the designer’s blog! Winner will be picked on 2/5, please leave your email address!

Here is the prize package!
Hi Ladies 
Here is the grand prize I will be giving away! <3
Designers in this hop will also be elgible to win!

Next up is my talented friend KIM

Here is the entire list - in case you get lost!

1.) Misses crafty-
2.) Ashley -
3.) Crystal-  <--you are here!
4.) Kim-  <-- next up!
5.) Julie-
6.) Amanda -
7.) Jamie L-
8.) Beth ~
9.) Shawnee ~
10.)Angela ~
11.) Elecia -
12.) Christine-
13.) Melisa -
14.) Melanie -
15.) Mary -

Thank you for hopping with us today!!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Love Bites...

Hello everyone! I am so happy to be posting today for Jaded Blossom!
I am excited to share a Valentine's Day card I made..take a look!!
I cut the cassette card from the Silhouette Store. I added the rockin' sentiment from Valentine Treats and "Love Bites" is from the petal stamp Love Bites! How fun is it that there is an actual song by Def Leopard called Love Bites! (boy--I am showing my age! lol)
Here is the inside:
I added a pack of Pop Rocks! to the inside for a fun treat!
I hope you enjoyed my project today!
Have a great day!

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Paper Piecings SVG Shaped Card Blog Hop

Hello! Welcome to the Paper Piecings/SVG Shaped Card Blog Hop!
This hop is all about making AWESOME cards out of paper piecings and SVGs!

  If you would like to learn how to make a Shaped Card Ashley has a step by step tutorial that you can find HERE and HERE!
If your here from the fabulous Michelle then your exactly at the right place, if not you may want to start at the beginning with ASHLEY  (The line up is at the end of the post if you get lost.)
Now on to my project...
I showed this card to my husband and he said "Ya Right!" lol I might have a slight addition to my iphone!
I got this ADORABLE file from:
and the file name is:
 and for the senitment I used the JADED BLOSSOM stamp set FUNNY VALENTINE
and I topped it off with a little TRENDY TWINE
in Watermelon Taffy for the bear's bow!
Now what is a Blog Hop without some Awesome Prizes:
We have some fabulous sponsors ready to give away prizes to those who comment AND follow every stop of the hop!

$20 Gift Card to Michaels or Joanns (Winner's Choice)


$10.00 Gift Certificate to Designs on Cloud 9

Thank you for hopping today! I hope you enjoyed my project!

Next up on the Hop is the very creative KATE!
Blog Hop Line Up

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Trendy Twine Challenge Show Us your Mittens

Hello everyone! Thanks for stopping by and visiting! I made a resolution to join more challenges! So today I am posting my submission for the Trendy Twine January Challege  -- Show Us Your Mittens!
The challenge must include:
Color pink
Trendy Twine*
You can link your project up here!
I used Watermelon Taffy Trendy Twine for the bow on the mittens and added a little more on the bottom of the card!
I used Jaded Blossom's Winter Wishes and Snowman Kisses for the stamps.
I also used Jaded Blossom's Flag Die!
The mittens are from the Silhouette Store!
Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Jamie's 30th Birthday Bash! Back to the 80's

Hey everybody!!!
 Welcome to 
We are hosting a Back to the 80's Themed Hop for our DT Sister Jamie of Jamiek711 Designs, it's her 30th Birthday Today!
Happy 30th Birthday!
If your here from Trixie's Blog then your in the right place.  Have a great time with our blast from the past projects!
SOOO--who remembers waking up every Saturday morning and singing LA LA LA LA LA LA- LA LA LA LA LA! to your favorite cartoon!? I know I do! I loved the SMURFS! Here is my Smurfy birthday card for Jamie:

(I do not know where this SVG came from. I downloaded it years ago from someone's blog..and I do not remember who it was. I will not share the SVG because it is someone else's work and I do not feel that I have the right to give someone's work away. I apologize in advance.)
I used Jaded Blossom's SWEET BIRTHDAY WISHES stamp set for the sentiment and both of the FLAG DIE and FLAG DIE 2.
How fun is this hop!? Are you getting a blast from the past? :)
I also made Jamie a "J" in fun wild 80's zebra print! Added a touch of glittery tule and it is TOTALLY AWESOME!!
How about some blog candy!?
Jaded Blossom is giving away a  (non-peachy) Simple Sayings stamp set!
Comment on each project and wish Jamie a Happy Birthday for your chance to win!
Thanks for joining us in wishing Jamie a Happy 30th!
Next up on the Hop is my amazing crafty friend KIM!
Don't forget to stop by and wish Jamie a very Happy 30th Birthday!!
Here's a complete list of the hop in case you get lost....

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Jaded Blossom Hogs & Kisses

Hello everyone! Happy Tuesday! It is my day to post for the Jaded Blossom Design team..and I am excited to share with you a fun valentine I created!
The hog/pig is from "3 Piggies" file from Kadoodle Bug Designs.
I put her on the Fancy Topper Die, and added the sentiment from Funny Valentine! How funny is that!? I love it!
I used Wedding Candies and Valentine Candies for on the bottom of the Hershey's hugs & kisses. They are in the 3x4 favor bags. And added a little Peppermint Stick Trendy Twine for her bow!
I hope you enjoyed my project today!
Don't forget to join the Jaded Blossom Challenge! You can post your project (ANYTHING but a card) HERE!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Kate's Surprise Birthday Blog Hop

Happy Birthday Kate!!
Welcome to Kate's Surprise Birthday Blog Hop! If you arrived from Julie you are in the right place! If you would like to start at the beginning go to see Michelle!
Kate and I started the Jaded Blossom Design team at the same time! I hope you have a wonderful birthday my friend!! :0)
Kate's hop is Tropical Island's what I created!

The Hula Bear is from KaDoodle Bug Designs 
(Hula Bear is designed by Melissa Deuss at

 I put her on a wobble so she could shake her coconuts!! (lol!!)
and the 2 flags are from Jaded Blossom's Flag Die.
I added some of my favorite Tickled with Teal Trendy Twine!
I also added a few gems for some bling!
I also made Kate a tropical themed "K"  

Wishing you the happiest of birthdays Kate!!
Now what's a surprise hop without a chance to win?!
Leave a comment on EVERY blog in the hop and either comment on the Jaded Blossom blog or Facebook page and make sure you say you are coming from Kate's Surprise Birthday hop!
  Here are the amazing prizes!
Next up on the hop is my good friend Jenny!
Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to go wish Kate a Happy Birthday on her Blog!!

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Jaded Blossom January Challenge!!

Hey Everyone! I hope your new year is starting off great! I am excited that I am trying to get more crafty this year! I am doing that by joining more blog hops and participating in some challenges!  Here is your chance to start with a fun challenge from Jaded Blossom! Every month they have a challenge--that's 12 chances to win a year!! What a great reason to get your craft on! :0)
This month's Jaded Blossom's Challenge is:


Create any project using a Jaded Blossom stamp and link it up here to win!
Please no back linking, and please mention in your post the Monthly Challenge
Here is what I created!
Here's what the side looks like.  You can see the candies stamps on the Hershey's Kisses! 

I used the scalloped flag from the FLAG DIE 2 down the side of the 1x6 clear tube. I also used Baby Candies on the bottom of the Hershey's Kisses!
I hope you enjoyed my favor - It is a test run for a friend of mine who is expecting!
The prize this month is.....
Don't forget to check out the other projects the Design Team created!
Thanks for stopping by today!
Happy Crafting!

Friday, January 4, 2013

Jaded Blossom Valentine Release HOP!!!

YAY! It's time for the Jaded Blossom Valentine Release Hop!!
Thanks SO much for joining us in celebrating the Valentine's Day Release!!
I hope you enjoy!! 

If you are here from my friend Trixie's Blog you are right on track. If you would like to start at the beginning go to Jaded Blossom to see everything!

Here is a recap of my projects this week!

 I hope you enjoyed all weeks sneaks! I love valentine's day and love to make valentines! Here is what I created for the hop today!

I used the bear & balloon cut from the Silhouette Store.
Used the Fancy Topper Die and the new release of Simple Sayings Valentine Editon! A litte Cherry Cupcake Trendy Twine for the balloon strings..and some Valentine's Day edition York Peppermint Patties inside the Gusset Bag and that's it! :0)
And of course Jaded Blossom has an AWESOME deal for you!! This weekend only you can get the entire release package for $ 68.99 FREE SHIPPING within the United States Only. (only to those that order's the Entire Release and enter the coupon code VALENTINE)Shipping outside the US will be discounted!

Also Jaded Blossom is selling Sweet Birthday Wishes and Hey Cupcake! Stamp Sets Sold (Individually)    

Sweet Birthday Wishes $15.99

Hey Cupcake! $15.99

Of course you have noticed the new packaging (which I LOVE so MUCH! )So if you would like to replace your old ones with the new Zip Closure they are available to purchase! New Zip Closure Replacement Bags are being sold in quantities of 10.  
Zip Closure Replacement Bags
5 x 7 $1.50
5 x 5 $1.25

Also available this release--6 inch Tubes (Candy not included) $4.99 set of 5 Tubes
What is a blog hop without some blog candy? This month Jaded Blossom is giving away a $15 Gift Certificate to Jaded Blossom Store!!

2nd Giveaway Trendy Twine is also sponsoring us this month!!
(Mini Spool of Berry Red in the photo below!)
3rd Giveaway
1 yard of Burlap and 1 yard of Jute Twine
Here is a picture of the 2nd and 3rd Giveaway
The more blogs you comment on the more chances you have to win!
Now on to the HOP....

Next up is the amazingly talented ASHLEY

Just in case you get lost here is the Entire Line Up:
Melisa (January Guest Designer)
Crystal <--you are here!
Ashley <---Next up!!

Jaded Blossom Valentine Release Friday Morning!

YAY!! Today is the day--but not quite yet!
There is another stamp set to see first....
I made a shape card from a file from Kadoodle Bug Designs!
Used a little white gel pen to accent it a little and that's it!
How cute is this set!?

Don't forget to come back later today for the hop 4pm PST and for us East Coast girls..that's 7pm EST!
I love reading your comments...let me know what you think of today's project!
See you later!!!

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Jaded Blossom Valentine Release Day 3!

Hey there everyone!
One more day until the Jaded Blossom Valentine Release Hop!
I'm gonna switch things up today and show you my project first!!

The cute as heck skunk is from Kadoodle Bug Designs! I just love this guy!
I put him on the FANCY TOPPER DIE and used the new release FUNNY VALENTINE for the sentiment!
On the Hershey's Kisses are stamps from CONVERSATION CANDIES!
I just love this little treat bag--it is a 3x4 Bag from Jaded Blossom also!
Here is a look at FUNNY VALENTINE

Go and take a look the adorable creations that the Jaded Blossom Design Team created with today's stamps at the Jaded Blossom Blog!
The hop is tomorrow!!! Don't forget to stop by!!

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Jaded Blossom Valentine Release Day 2!

Happy Wednesday!
Are you excited to see the next stamp set from the Jaded Blossom Valentine Release!? It is one of my favorites--ever!
Here is Simple Sayings Valentine Edition!
EEEKKKK!!!! I just love love love this heart and all the beautiful sayings!!
Here is a valentine I created

I just love how this card turned out! That heart stamp is SO BEAUTIFUL! It is just stunning!
Please leave a comment and let me know what you thing of today's card and new release!
Don't forget to jump over to the Jaded Blossom blog and see what beautiful creations the other memebers of the design team made!!

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Jaded Blossom Valentine Release Tuesday!

Happy New Year!
The best part of today is that it FINALLY time to share the first look at the Jaded Blossom Valentine Release!!

Today you get a look at 2 stamp sets!
Valentine Candies

Got Candy?
How fun are these two sets!?!? Take a look at what I created!

AND I forgot to mention that Jaded Blossom is releasing these AWESOME new treat tubes! I used one for this project too!
Don't forget to go see what my AMAZING design team sisters created on the Jaded Blossom Blog!
Leave a comment and tell me what you think of the new treat container & new stamp sets! :0)
Come back all week for new releases and the Valentine Release Hop is Friday!!!