Saturday, January 8, 2011

Be My Valentine Blog Hop

Hello everyone and welcome to the "Be My Valentine" blog hop!! This is the first blog hop that I have had the opportunity to participate in and I've had so much fun!   If you arrived here from Macy Bella Designs then you're on the right track. If not or if you have missed a few blogs along the way, be sure to go to the beginning at Creations With Kathryn so you can see all of the great Valentine projects today!! There are even some blogs that have blog candy - (like ME!)  After you check out my project, your next stop will be Crafty Baskets .
Now, on to my project!! I made a box to put a set of Valentine's cards in. I used a 12x12 piece of double-sided cardstock from K and Co. The cards are made with Kraft paper and are a 4x4 size. I used the Cricut Sentimentals cartridge for the postage stamp cut on the front of each card and used my Gypsy to cut them so I could unlink the H and W so it would be 3.75" square. The valentine cuts for the front of the cards are from the Love Struck seasonal cartridge. Some stickles and sticker gems added some much needed bling!









MY BLOG CANDY!!!
A Feb/Mar '08 issue of Paper Trends Magazine (brand new with lots of Valentine ideas)
An Elsie Recipe Idea Box with 100 idea cards
All you need to do to have a chance to win is to leave me a comment on this post! I would love it if you would follow me too but only if you want to - not required for a chance to win! In your comment, please leave a way for me to get in touch with you. I will draw a winner on Monday, Jan. 10th!

Thanks for hopping by today!

75 comments:

Shawnee said...

Wow such cute and fun projects!! I love the papers you chose.

Happy Saturday,
Shawnee
http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com/

DORCAS said...

WOW!! What fabulous work you did! It's GORGEOUS!!! TFS!
~Dorcas
4craftyangels (at) gmail (dot) com

Nicole said...

Wow, these are beautiful. I love the brown and the pink together and the box is perfect! TFS

Rhonda Emery said...

love them very pretty

Lynlee said...

Awesome project! LOVE the box!
lynlee4@gmail.com

creative patti said...

I just love card sets! These are adorable! Great job! Thanks for sharing. I now follow your blog.
pattig161@yahoo.com

Josie0602 said...

Fabulous cards and box set!

Debc06 said...

Lovely cards and the box is wonderful I will have to try that.
Debbie
http://craftywizard.blogspot.com/

Lynne said...

What a fun project!! I have the Sentiments cart on my wish list!!
Lynne
thebowsersapril97 at yahoo dot com

Stephanie_J_ said...

Hi Jen:
Very interesting color choice for Valentine's Day. Usual colors are just red, white and pink. You went with some browns... and... I LOVE IT! Great job!

Woohooo! I'm follower #125! Won't you please stop by my blog and follow me too?

http://stephaniejohnsonscraps.blogspot.com/

Lillian Child said...

Ohmygoodness, but you've been busy - what a FABULOUS project!!

I just discovered your blog on this Valentine hop, and am now a follower. So nice to meet you. I love your creative style and am going to have fun looking over your archives and seeing your creativity. Thanks so much for sharing with us!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

Vicki said...

Awesome projects. Great colors. Thanks for sharing.

vwilson577 at yahoo dot com

shersl84bed said...

Fabulous project. Thanks for joining the blog hop, I have been having a lot of fun.

ShersL84bed@aol dot

Nicolle Kramer said...

Wow what beautiful box and card set...i love the colors and papers..thanx for the inspiration and chance to win..:)

nicolle at nicollelovesscrapbooking dot com

Angela R said...

Oh my goodness, your cards are beautiful and the storage box, what an adorable touch! Thank you so much for sharing!
Contact Info: incase I get lucky enough to win that amazing blog candy!
email: arebori0204@gmail.com
New Blog: www.scraptillyadrop.blogspot.com
HAPPY NEW YEARS!

Donna said...

Love your projects and the colors. TFS and for the blog candy offering. I am now a follower.
djhu98 AT aol DOT com

Cathie w said...

i lvoe you color combos...such fun and pretty projects
TFS!!!!


catie
scraphappycat@gmail.com

country grammie said...

I absolutely love the cards and the box!

TFS!

countrygrammie51.blogspot.com

dfhenson at q dot com

Sandy S. said...

You used my two favorite colors. Pink and Brown =) Love your box and cards.

Sandy
http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

Tanya said...

Awesome projects!! Love it all :)

Tanya
phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

Scrappy Jackie said...

What a beautiful box of cards. Thank you for sharing them with us... I need to get busy. Valentines day will be here soon! I am a new follower. I look forward to see more fun projects from you. pjritsema at gmail dot com

Cherylann's "Outta-My-Mind " said...

Such a nice project. I just found your blog, you are so creative.
Cherylann (prinkles)
prinkles@woh.rr.com

WAM Family said...

Stunnig!!! The card and the box are really beautiful. I really need to get outside of my comfort zone and try some of these things. TFS and for joining in on this blog hop.

Kathryn

PS: please remove scraps by gracie from your blog hop list.

stefeni said...

I love this! What a cute little set of cards and matching box. Beautiful.

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

scrapaholicjen said...

Well done! Love the matching set - so pretty!
qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

Pammejo said...

Fabulous, love the project, love the cards. pammejo1@yahoo.com
http://pammjeo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com/

Jennifer said...

I love the cards, but the box makes it for me! Too stinkin cute!! I am going to have to try this now! I am now a follower!! Thanks for sharing!!

Swimmom said...

Adorable cards and box!
avrawill@wideopenwest dot com

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Had to stop by and see your lovely cards and box.... love the colors. TFS

Becky Dunham said...

I love this project - Those colors are great together - chocolate brown is one of my favorite paper colors! I am happy to say I am a new follower, not just for the candy, but because I love your style! rdunham at q dot com

Yolonda said...

Love the box! Awesome project!

Yolonda

Anniebee said...

Your cards and box are very pretty. The colors make me think of a beautiful heart-shaped box of chocolates and now I have a craving for chocolate! LOL

Anne
lucyblueeyz at yahoo dot com
Trinkets-n-Treasures.Artfire.com

Reneeleeak said...

What a great little project! The cards are so cute and I love the colors that you used.
Thanks for sharing!
reneeleeak at yahoo dot com

janeskeepsakes said...

Your project and cards is so beautiful. TFS
janejohnson13@wildblue.net

Stephanie B said...

I suddenly want to chocolate graham crackers with cherries.

scbeck3(at)gmail(dot)com

Penny said...

Great work. Thanks for participating in the blog.

Charlotte Cornett said...

Love the cards and the box!! GREAT colors too!! TFS!

Melissa said...

You did a great job on this! I'm a new follower!

Melissa
www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

CrazyHomeCrafter said...
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CrazyHomeCrafter said...

Yummy chocolatey cards

TFS
Arlene

http://creativehandiwork.blogspot.com

Ms_Dee said...

Gorgeous work...TFS

jcinokc said...

Love your cards and box. Thanks for the hop and giveaway!

jenlovcarr at aol dot com

jennyplace2 said...

wonderful card and storage box! TFS

Laura said...

That is a really cute project. I love it! TFS.

Care n Texas said...

Love these. Thanks for the work. Janet

*BJ* said...

Love it! TFS bettylarryn at yahoo dot com

Tulip_Collector said...

A great gift set. Love the colors.

BobbisTreasure said...

Love the mini-album. Thanks fro sharing the idea!
BobbisTreasure@aol.com

Anna said...

WOW!!! Just Awesome!!! Wonderful!!!
I am now a follower.
Thanks for the chance to win.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

craftaholic said...

New follower to your Blog!! I love, Love your project!! The cards are so sweet!! TFS!!!

http://www.facebook.com/JingerAdams

Heather said...

Wow, such a great set of cards! And the box is adorable!
ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

Lesley from WI said...

Super cute projects! Love it
lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

Sue in CT said...

That is a very nice project you did. I love it.
susanslomski at yahoo dot com

aremus said...

Very cute cards. I love the postage stamp. TFS!!

amadnaremus at gmail dot com

melanie holloway said...

Love the color that the kraft paper adds t it/ the brown makes everything else POP
msholloway@roaneschools.com

scrapBugz said...

Beautiful project. Thanks for sharing.

Mandy
mjbaker at earthlink dot net

Rosie said...

these cards and box are too cute!

AmyJRockstar said...

Wow! You have been busy! Your projects are gorgeous! Love everything about them. TFS
XO ~ Amy Jo (new follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
Please check out my blog if you get a chance. I love new friends!
:0)
http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/

VinDeeLoo said...

Very nice. I love Chocolate Brown and Pink.

VinDeeLoo
vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

Ola said...

Wow, everything is so gorgeous.... I love the pinks & browns together, they are all fantastic!

Thank you so much for sharing!!!

~Ola
okj83 at live dot com
zloe.blogspot.com

somanycrafts said...

clever idea!

Angela said...

Love the cards! Beautiful colors!
Angela
lauermaa@gmail.com

BunnyFreak said...

Great project.

Rachel Miller said...

All your projects a super cute.

Karelj said...

This is adorable! It's nice to see I'm not the only one in love with Kraft Paper! I even wrapped my Christmas gifts in Kraft mailing paper! I had a great time looking at all the amazing details you added to your box and cards--someone is going to be very lucky on Valentine's Day! Thanks so much for sharing...and for having such a fun blog. I'm a follower! If you have a chance, stop by and visit mine. karelj at ksjennings at gmail dot com and http://karelj.blogspot.com

bird said...

Very cute box i love it .

Leila Botting said...

Cute idea. It would be a good gift for my less creative friends. TFS!!!

Trisha said...

Your card set is fabulous. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win. I am a new follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

A Scrap Above said...

Oh WOW! I love your project, simply beautiful!
I am a new follower of your blog
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie C
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove(at)aol(dot)com

Elaine said...

Jen,

Great project, great colors & cute box and cards!

thanks for sharing and for the chance to win:)

ExpressionsByElaine.blogspot.com

Luv 2 Create said...

Fabulous project Jen. Love the colors and paper you used. Thanks for participating and sharing in this hop.
Marcie

JustYolie said...

I love your cards...wonderful! Thansk for the chance to win.

Cricut Couple said...

Oh wow! Your cards and box are just wonderful! This hop has been such a treat! So much wonderful inspiration! We are your newest followers and can't wait to see what you come up with next! http://cricutcouple.blogspot.com

The Fillhard's said...

Very Nice, I love to do card sets with matching bags or boxes. Thanks for sharing!
Christi
fillhardfarm at ymail dot com

Cricut for Beginners said...

I've been waiting to spotlight this project in my blog and today was the day! I just love your projects so much! Great job Jen!!

Susan