Saturday, November 17, 2012

Handmade Holidays Blog Hop!!


Welcome to my stop along the Handmade Holidays Blog Hop!
I am proud to represent Hampton Arts and KI Memories in this fun event!

This is a 3 day hop that includes over 60 stops with inspiration brimming from every corner.
Explore all of the thoughtful and frugal handmade gifts you could create for the holidays during the second annual
Handmade Holidays Blog Hop!
To sweeten the blog hop, there are lots of gifts and prizes up for grabs!
For ever
y comment you leave on the blogs along the hop, you’ll be entered to win a prize pack from one of the participating manufacturer sponsors!
Also, use the Rafflecopter widget on the Clearsnap blog to gain extra entries each day.
And go "like" Hampton Arts on Facebook too!
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I hope you are having fun and being inspired at the same time!!
I've got Christmas card overload for ya!

Supplies: Patterned paper (Authentique "Peaceful" and "Festive" collections), Fiskars snowflake punch, KI Memories glitter border stickers

Supplies: Patterned paper (Authentique "Peaceful" and "Festive" collections, KI Memories "Over the Rainbow" collection), Fiskars snowflake punch, twine from The Twinery, KI Memories glitter border stickers

Supplies: Patterned paper (Authentique "Peaceful" and "Festive" collections), Fiskars snowflake and tag punches, twine from The Twinery, KI Memories glitter border stickers

Supplies: Patterned paper (Authentique "Peaceful" and "Festive" collections), Fiskars snowflake punch, twine from The Twinery, KI Memories glitter border stickers

I added a 3"x3" pocket from KI Memories inside this card to hold a gift card.
It's the perfect size...I love that!


And one more card for you...

Supplies: Patterned paper (Authentique "Peaceful" and "Festive" collections), Fiskars snowflake punch, twine from The Twinery, KI Memories glitter border stickers

I added a pocket inside this card also...

Here is a complete list of today's hop.
Make sure to hit each stop along the hop and leave a comment for your chance to win some loot!!

Monika Wright
Linda Neff
(my blog is next and you are already here. yay!!)
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Here are some of the stamp sets and ink you could win from Hampton Arts!



But those are just a few of the many things you could win!
There are so many companies participating and that means more prizes for you!
So get to hopping!!
Your next stop is on
Thanks for stopping by!
and Merry Christmas!
:)
gretchen

93 comments:

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Bea said...

fab cards - love that you used traditional christmas colours.

TracyM #6773 said...

Beautiful set of cards - great papers and designs - thank you for the inspiration!!!

Tracey said...

Your cards are gorgeous! Wow!

Sarah Biswabic said...

What beautiful cards!

Lisa Torres said...

Beautiful cards I could actually see myself trying to make these after the holidays this year. So many other projets on the table right now.

Wendy said...

Very classy! I love the music note paper! Very traditional and festive!

Scrap2day said...

Such beautiful cards! I am working on my cards as I type this! a little blogging, creating, and coffee makes a perfect Saturday morning!

Gisy Angel said...

love the cards! Beautiful designs!

Sandy said...

great cards!! Love em.

Barbara F said...

Great ideas and beautiful cards! Thanks for the ideas and the inspiration!

Barbara F said...

Beautiful cards and great inspiration! Thanks for sharing!!

Mare said...

Thanks for the inspiration. I'm in the middle of making my cards now.

Jessica Strider said...

Great cards. I love using music notation in cards. And you've got great punched snowflakes. :)

Tammy Wilson said...

Ohhh, gorgeous cards!!

WandaH said...

Cute, cute, cute card ideas. Thank you for sharing.

PamSpradlin said...

I can't believe how many cards you made for us to drool over. You have now given me ideas for my cards for this year. I hope they turn out as lovely as yours.

Teresa said...

love your cards!

Kathy W said...

Very nice cards. Thanks for sharing.

Laura Bouquet said...

Oh my gosh!! These are so gorgeous, just had to do some pinning. I love those stickers, so now I have to find those. Thanks for sharing!!

Divinity said...

love love love your christmas cards!!! thanks for sharing :)

mitz said...

... Luvin' the one word thoughts.. this is a beaute of an idea...

jenscreationstation said...

WOW! Amazing Cards!

Gloria Stengel said...

Lots of awesome here! Love how you used the word stickers! They rock!

Betsy Gray said...

Love all the cards on your blog! Lot's of pretty papers and creative ideas. Thanks for sharing!!

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Anonymous said...

cute cards.
joanshanks@eastlink.ca
Joan

{Jennie} said...

Your cards are gorgeous!

Gina said...

Pretty cards!!

Sue D said...

Oh my--you have been very busy--great cards!

JPScraps said...

Lots of beautiful Christmas cards & lots of inspiration.

Camille Short said...

Beautiful cards! I love your use of traditional Chrismas colors.

Romy said...

You have made such stunning Christmas cards! These KI memories title stickers are simply perfect with the touch of glitter on them.

Anonymous said...

nice cards.
Joan

Regina Hamilton said...

Beautiful cards.

Dee H said...

You mentioned "card overload" in your post - I had to laugh - I'm midway through the hop (today is my first day - sadly wasn't aware of it starting until today) and I'm already on sensory overload. I love these cards - just lovely! Thanks for sharing them!

Judith said...

Those are the cutest cards!!!! I just love them!!!!Thanks for sharing

linda said...

Happy little cards! Thanks for sharing!

Phyllis M. said...

Love all of your christmas cards they are all so pretty...Thanks for sharing them.

Lisa said...

Wow, what gorgeous cards!! The designs are fabulous!! Thanks so much for the inspiration :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

mlpop124 said...

you can never make too many cards!! i love it!! thanks so much for sharing!!

Leslie said...

Oh my gosh what beautiful cards! Awesome paper too! Thanks for the inspiration!

Beth Hillier said...

Wow you have been busy!! Beautiful cards!!

My Studio Voice said...

It is so nice to be introducted to "new to me" people with talent. Thank you so much.

Beatrice Lawson said...

Amazing what takes your eye looking at abeautiful card. I loved those border red glitter stickers from KI. Never seen them before but now I must have them!

Amy Jones #8546 said...

Beautiful cards....love the paper you have to work with.

Katie R. said...

I love the cards.

Veronica said...

great cards!

Barbara Pitts said...

I love all the different projects using Authentique's Festive! Many thanks for sharing your projects. *grins, waves*

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

I love the card sets, they are beautiful!

Mulberry Mindy said...

Wow! What beautiful cards, and overload you DID! Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas with these awesome cards.

Kim H said...

wonderful cards. love how you create dimension with the layering, tearing, and embellishments. thank you for sharing.

Nat Laney said...

Beautiful cards.

JLJ Designs said...

Beautiful cards! I love the music paper.

Jen

Linda R. said...

Wow! Lots of beautiful cards!

Susan Bullock said...

Love the traditional colors on your cards. Thanks for sharing your ideas with us ~

Jean Bullock said...

These cards are so well done. The color choice, embellishment and the inserts to hold the gift cards. I especially enjoyed this visit! Thank you!

Kent Mullens said...

great cards. I love them.

Camerageek said...

love the glitter borders they really make the cards pop. Plus the colors you used are great. love them.

Pam said...

Wonderful cards !

CathyinMN said...

Very fun cards. I like the glitter borders -- they add that extra pizzaz. TFS!

Katina said...

I can never have too many ideas for Christmas cards and these are fabulous. Love all your cute cards!!

Tona said...

I love all of your cards. Thanks for the inspiration!

texasgirl2 said...

cute cards

Pam said...

These cards are fabulous! Love those papers!

fozzieb713 said...

cute cute cute

remonstrance said...

lovely lovely... ohhhh soooo lovely... <3 <3 <3

Dawn Cox said...

beautiful cards! love that you used stickles! i'm so addicted to them! thanks for sharing!

contadinak said...

love these cards!!! somehow those ki text stickers work just perfectly with those papers! -Vivian

Sara P said...

Beautiful cards!!!!

Holly said...

Always loved your blog, Gretchen! These cards are just wonderful!

Rebecca said...

Love your style, love to see so much red!

Christina Edmondson said...

Too lovely for words!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

Suzi said...

You had me at sheet music!

Carol said...

Beautiful projects! Thanks for the inspiring ideas!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Dorina D said...

Such cute cards and I love the script used for the sentiment. Greatg job.sitivery A28

Nikki said...

Fantastic Cards love them :)

Jenn Zeeb said...

Everything has been so beautiful!!

Renee said...

Excited to see some cards on this hop! Even if I don't get around to making an actual handmade gift, I KNOW I'll be making cards. Great designs here!

Becky Dunham said...

Gorgeous cards Gretchen! I just love Authentique's papers and that sweet snowflake punch! Thanks for the tons of inspiration today :)

Miriam Prantner said...

I love these cards and those great die cut sentiments, so pretty!

artjunkie2 said...

Love your cards!

Megan Aaron said...

love these!

Cindy Lou said...

Awesome work on the cards! Great ideas, wonderful inspiration :)

Diana said...

These are so cute. Love them all. TFS

acpriess said...

Great cards, I love the music on them and especially those stickers--gotta get me some of those.

Madame Doudou said...

Bakers twine is a must for making my tags during the holidays, I especially enjoy the red and white! Hugs, Susie.

HelenM said...

i love the cards

Michele from MS said...

Beautiful cards for inspiration! I especially love the pocket on the inside! Haven't seen that done before so I just may have to try that! TFS

Villa Erikson said...

Beautiful cards! I like each of them!

Debbie said...

amazing beautiful cards thanks for the inspiration
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spricetp said...

What pretty cards! Thanks for sharing.

Ruth said...

I love the cards. They are just so nice and pretty.