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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Last Fall card of the season

Hi everyone,

I wanted to share with you today the last Fall card I made this season as Winter has arrived. I would also like to thank everyone who came and hopped along with me last weekend for my Christmas Gifts blog hop and all the awesome ladies who participated in it. You all did such a wonderful job and had really great ideas for homemade gifts. I had so much fun reading through your comments and visiting the blogs of fellow blog buddies who left me their blog addys.
Please check back this weekend for the winners of the Christmas Gift hop and the Christmas Card Blog Hop, I will be giving away another Cricut Cartridge YAY!
and thanks to all of you I am only about 24 followers away from my 850 follower giveaway! If you haven't checked it out yet click at the top of my page on the HERE mark and go check it out.
Can you believe it is almost December already? I can't! WOW where does time go? I love Fall and now it has come and gone.BOOHOO! I am not looking forward to Winter. So here are the last of my Fall cards before the dreaded Winter hits us! LOL!

I used DCWV Fall Harvest cardstock pad and Cricut Scarecrow cartridge. The stamped sentiment is from CTMH.
Please come back this weekend for the Christmas Card Blog Hop and some wonderful card ideas!

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Christmas Gift Blog Hop & Winners

Hi all my crafty friends,

Today I am hosting the Christmas Gift Blog Hop, and I am so excited! I have a great line up of some super crafty ladies who have been working hard to create handmade Christmas gift ideas for you.  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. This year I did it at my house and I am so tired now! I never realized how much work it is, but it was nice to spend the time with our family.

Before I get on to the blog hop information I would like to announce the winners from last weeks blog hop

First the winner of the the Princess Party Cartridge is  #15 HappyScrappin wrote Very pretty fall banner! I love the colors and that you used coasters. I would have never thought to use them and the price you paid can't be beat.
And the winner of the linked project for the Scriptured Saying stamp set by K.Andrews is #1 Cathy D

Please send me your addresses to scrapperbecka at yahoo dot com by next Sunday so I can send out your prizes. I would also like to thank all of the talented ladies who participated in the Fall Decoration Blog Hop last weekend and everyone who stopped by to check it out. You all are wonderful and awesome.

Ok, so this weekend I thought it would be a great idea to have a gift idea blog hop, to start your juices flowing and getting in the Christmas spirit. Plus we could all use some ideas on some handmade gifts. Last year I made card packs for all of my sisters and sister in laws. This year I decided to make decorative candles. I bought the glass candle jars at Michaels, they come in awesome scents and are not that expensive.
I used Santa's Village (love this cartridge!) on this one below.

Here are the detailed instructions on how I made this one.
Glass candle jar with lid
Santa's Village Cart
Ribbon & Rosettes Cart

Cut the Snow Monster on Santa's Village cart at 4.5", also cut out his head for the top of candle jar at 3.8"
Cut a red scalloped circle at 5"
Print 1- 12x12  page of the backround paper that is blue with bears and snow monsters on it.
Take the printed backround paper and cut 3.25" x 12" and wrap around jar and glue on
Take the other part and cut 6 rosettes from the Ribbons & Rosette cartridge at 1.5"- adhere together May want to cut this smaller as mine turned out too big for the lid.
Adhere Snow monster on top of the scalloped circle and then on to the jar
Adhere Monster head to rosette and adhere to the lid of the jar.

Super easy and a totally cool gift to give out for Christmas. Thank you so much for visiting my blog today and please make sure you hop through the whole hop to be elegible for the grand prize blog candy  for the Cricut Winter Lace cartridge- Super cool cartridge.

Ok so all you have to do to win this cartridge is:
1. Be a follower of my blog
2. Comment on this post
3. Visit and comment on every blog in the hop.

EASY PEASY! your next stop on the hop is  Julie K at a Little Bit of Bling. Make sure you come back later this week to find out the winners and make sure you check back next weekend for the Christmas Card Blog Hop!
Check out my 850 follower Giveaway HERE! I am almost there.
Here is a complete of the blog hop in case you get lost along the way.
2 Julie K http://jk-littlebitofbling.blogspot.com/
3 Dana Tarchala http://danascraftycorner.blogspot.com/
4 Beckie Woodall http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com/
5 Tanya Adams http://nonnascraftcorner.blogspot.com/
6 Anna Bee http://annabeedesigns.blogspot.com/
9 Erica Smole http://mycricutcraftroom.blogspot.com/

Friday, November 25, 2011

Thanksgiving Decorations

Hi Everyone
I just wanted to remind you about the Christmas Gift Blog Hop tomorrow. I a lot of wonderfully talented ladies lined up just waiting to show you their gift ideas.

I also wanted to show you some of the Fall Decorations I made for Thanksgiving. We did Thanksgiving at my house this year and that was a first. WOW what a lot of work LOL! Check out my bird.
For it only being my 2nd turkey I have ever cooked it turned out so pretty! LOL! It tasted good too!
Here are a couple of the decorations I made for the big day.

These were some of the decorations I made.
Please check back tomorrow for some Christmas gift ideas.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Fall Decorations Blog Hop

Good morning everyone.

I hope you all are having a wonderful weekend so far. Today is my Fall Decorations Blog Hop! I have a wonderful line up of super talented ladies who have all made a Fall Decoration to share with you.
 Make sure you start at the beginning and comment all the way through the hop so you qualify for the grand prize  Cricut Cartridge Princess Party.
I love fall! It is my favorite time of year, the leaves are changing colors, the weather becomes cooler, the kids go back to school and it is the time of year when you get to spend one whole day with the most important people in your life and to give thanks. What could be better then that? What do you love about Fall? I absolutely love the colors of Fall. The yellowing and burnt orange leaves, dark browns and burgaundys. The changing weather, not too hot but not too cold (no snow please, LOL!) and all the things Fall brings with it. Thanksgiving...a time to be with family and be thankful for them and friends. I just love Fall!

Today we have a great line up of 6 ladies who have make super awesome fall decorations to share with you. Hopefully you will find some inspiration to make some fall decorations for your home too because below is a inlinkz button and you can play along too, besides the grand prize giveaway I am also giving away a great set of K.Andrew Stamps that you can win if you add a picture of your favorite fall decoration project. (Open until Friday November 25th)

So for this hop I made a Fall banner, because I LOVE banners and now I have a fireplace to hang them on WOOHOO!

I just love this banner and the best part is I made this with coasters from Michael's $1 bin, but these coasters are extra special to me because they were 70% off! Oh yeah 30 cents baby! Can't beat that.
I used Storybook for the letters and Thankgiving Seasonal Cartridge for all the cuts except the acorns, those were from Create a Critter.

Ok so now on to the fun stuff! Blog Candy! I have a brand new Cricut Cartridge Princess Party.

In order to win there are 3 things you have to do:
1. Be or become a follower
2. Comment on this post.
3. Comment on everyone's post who is in the hop.
See easy peasy!

Also, don't forget to check out my 850 follower giveaway HERE! It is big and I am almost there.
And make sure you check back for the winners and next weekend for the Christmas Card Hop! There will be another cartridge giveaway.
And you can submit your Fall Decoration Project here to be entered to win Scriptured Sayings stamp set by K.Andrew designs.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your next stop is Dana with Dana's Crafty Corner and a list of all the ladies along the way in case you get lost.

  1. Becka http://creationswithbecka.blogspot.com/ 
  2. Dana Tarchala http://danascraftycorner.blogspot.com/ 
  3. Lisa Grave http://lisa-scrappingspot.blogspot.com/ 
  4. Susan http://cricutandgrasshopper.blogspot.com/

Monday, November 14, 2011

Gift Box with Flower Shop

HI my crafty friends,

I am so excited because I actually had time to craft last weekend and now I feel great! I was sort of in a crafty rut, but it is over now.
I made this cute gift box with Tags, Bags, boxes and more and Flower Shop.
I used my Gypsy, but I made the box as big as a 12x9 piece of paper.
I am entering this in the Anything Goes Challenge over at Crafty Sprouts

I have awesome news too- I am hosting the Fall Decorations blog hop this weekend Nov 19th-20th and I hope you will stop by and join me. I will be giving away a Cricut cartridge and a K.Andrews stamp set. And you will have a chance to play along too by making your own Fall Decoration and sharing with all of us.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Blog Hop Sign Ups

Hi Everyone
I hope everyone is having a great Sunday!  I had a wonderful weekend spending time with my family and working on a little surprise I hope to have done later this week to share with all of you.

I have also been working on some upcoming blog hops that I will be hosting and am looking for bloggers who would like to participate in the line-up. Blog hops are a wonder way to spread the word about your blog and to make new bloggie friends. I love doing blog hops, because I get to meet new people and see new blogs that I otherwise would have never found. I know that there is so many talented ladies out there and I love visiting blogs and see all the new creative ideas. So here is a list of the upcoming blogs I will be hosting. There is only one request that I will make and that is if you are going to participate you must have some sort of blog candy to give away. It can be anything you want to give including homemade items.

November 19th-20th-- Fall Decorations- this can be anything but a card or layout.
November 26-27th-- Christmas Gifts- Ideas for homemade presents
December 3rd- 4th- Christmas Cards
December 10-11th- Christmas Decorations- this can be anything but a card or layout
If you would like to participate, please email me at creationswithbecka at yahoo.com.  Please put blog hop and the name of the hop you would like to do in the subject line, if you would like to do more than one then put various in the subject line. I want to limit each hope to 10 participants so the first 10 people to email will get a spot. IMPORTANT:  PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP IF YOU ARE COMMITTED TO FOLLOWING THROUGH. Putting together blog hops is a lot of work, and I would like to have people who are committed and will follow through with their obligations. Also if anyone knows how to make buttons for the hops please let me know also.
If these hops go well I will also be hosting more in 2012 and will have sign ups in late December for them.