Saturday, November 20, 2010

CCF Give Thanks Blog Hop

Welcome to the Cricut Card Fairy Blog Hop. This month we are practicing being thankful for all the blessings in our lives. What are you thankful for? Do you stop daily and thank those around you for blessing you? Do you appreciate the small things in life? I sure hope so! With that in mind all of us fairies have put together some awesome THANKSGIVING/THANKFUL themed crafty items.

For my project I created a Thanksgiving card. I started with the rhinestone leaves that I fell in love with at the craft store. I put the rhinestones on some textured green paper and carefully cut around them to get what you see. I then taped some string to the back of them so that the leaves would look like they were falling. I haven't secured the leaves down, so they swing around. Which I think is cool! The background paper is From Recollections Garage Sale line. It has a great image on it that I want to use for another project and I loved this background for this project....I guess what I'm saying is Don't be afraid of cutting up paper and using it!!! For the sentiment at the bottom I embossed it with bronze embossing powder from Martha Stewart.





Before I get to the blog candy and blog hop list, I wanted to let you know about the Cricut Card Fairy Army. We get regular email requests from people who have friends or family in need of a card. Sometimes it is a sympathy card and other times it's a birthday card! If you are looking to send out some of the great handmade cards you make, contact Crystal to cricutcardfairyarmy@gmail.com.







Now for my give away! This weekend I will be giving away an i-rock and a pack of glam pearls. There are two conditions: 1) you must leave a comment on this post with a way for me to contact you. 2) if you win, I'd like to hear what you think of the tool (I don't have one...yet!). You do not need to be a follower to win the i-rock...however I will be having another giveaway soon to celebrate and thank my followers. So if you like my blog and giveaways, become a follower!

Now onto the rest of the blog hop where there are opportunities for inspiration, and blog candy. So make sure you hop all the way through, leave comments on every blog, and then a comment on Caitlynsmommy's blog when finished. She is the Cricut Card Fairy Army leader and will be giving away a BNIP Hello Kitty Greetings cart to a person that comments on ALL the blogs!
Happy hopping!

Here is the order in case you get lost along the way.

Caitlynsmommy http://crystalscraftycreations.blogspot.com/
ScrappingDeb http://tidbitsplace.blogspot.com/
AJoy713 <<--YOU ARE HERE
RachelMutchler http://trickut-rachelscrafts.blogspot.com
Kisatrtle http://www.kisatrtleskreativekorner.blogspot.com/
ScrappyJess http://scrappyjess.blogspot.com/
PennyLight http://lightwhimsy.blogspot.com/
KarelJcreations http://karelj.blogspot.com/
Shellie http://shelliescreations.blogspot.com/
GRKIDDO http://ginathorntonstamping.blogspot.com/
JamieFitzgerald http://www.jamieisacraftymomma.blogspot.com/
Iluvsnowmen http://wandaswhimsicalwonders.blogspot.com/
blondemommy26 http://blondemommy26.blogspot.com/
SherylGreene http://sherylscraftingcorner.blogspot.com/

35 comments:

Shellie said...

LOVE this card. The leaves are so cute & also thinks it's neat that they aren't adhered to anything that they are just hanging out lol. TFS!

jennyplace2 said...

Beautiful card and wonderful cause! TFS
jennyplace26@gmail.com

Crystal aka Caitlynsmommy said...

I love it! I think it is super cool that they are free floating too! Thank you for being a fairy!

Lora said...

Such a cute use of those rhinestone leaves - I have to try and remember your idea! scrpbooklady at gmail dot com.

Karelj said...

I just love this card! The leaves are so creative...can't wait to make some of them. I think they'd be great scattered over a Thanksgiving Table-top...they'd really shine in the candlelight. Thanks for sharing! ksjennings (at) gmail (dot) com

PenLight said...

I love your card and the great way you explained how you made it. Beautiful. I haven't seen the i-rock yet, just heard about it from some people who use them. I would like to try one out though.

have a great weekend! penlight-at-juno-dotcom

Trickut said...

I love all the bling with the fall colors. Thank you for sharing.

Summer said...

I love the added gem stones on your card, And lol I have given away a couple of I-Rocks on my blog yet I dont have one myself. Thanks for the chance to win one!
Summer cricutdiaries@yahoo.com

CyndiU said...

Great idea, I love thinking outside the box (don't do it often enough). Thanks for inspiring.
cureta2@yahoo.com

- - Sheryl - - said...

wow - love the leaves - never thought of blinging out like that - very effective. The iRock is a great tool to put the bling on a number of services! I would put it on my cloth shopping bags as well as cards.

- - Sheryl - - said...

my email is on my blog.. I forgot to post it above luv2scrap44 at yahoo dot com

kisatrtle said...

this is clever. Thanks for sharing.

Christina said...

Geat card! TFS

ScrappingDeb said...

What a wonderful card - I would have never thought of embellishing the leaves like that. I'd love to hear how your winner likes the i-rock too (unless I win yours of course!).

njgramma said...

Wow, you have soo much patience to place all those rhinestones and then cut them out.... but what a great affect they make as the focal point of your card :)
Mindy

Luv 2 Create said...

Great card and I love the theme of this hop. I don't have an Irock, but from what I've seen they really look cool. Everyone that has one seems to love it.
Marcie
marciesmith64 at gmail.com

Suella said...

I luv bling, such a great card, I can tell lots of planning went into this project, like fall leaves a lot.
Happy Thanksgiving! TFS
suella11@yahoo.com

A Scrap Above said...

Hi Adrea~

Girl this is beautiful! I love all the bling bling! Very pretty!
I am a new follower of yours, I looked at some of your projects, really great talent!
(I dont have an i-rock,but hear they are great... so I need this one...LOL)
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie C
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove at aol dot com

Sandy said...

Beautiful card - love the bling. Just arrived home from an afternoon of making Christmas tags with friends. Guess what one of my friends used on her tag -- an i-rock! It was an awesome way to adhere your bling.
Sandy
sandyk@bis.midco.net

Scrappy Jackie said...

Thank you for all of your hard work with the card faries! Thank you for having a fun blog for me to follow and be inspired by... and thank you for this fun hop! I think I need to be better at using paper too. Sometimes I think I am saving stuff too long because it might be used in the future on another project! Thanks for the chance to win an irock! pjritsema at gmail dot com

Scrappin' Sista said...

I'm diggin' the glammed out leaves. TFS!

Christel
onescrappinsista.blogspot.com
christel(at)majesticdesigns(dot)net

Dawn said...

Love the bling on your card!

Lynne said...

Love those leaves!! I am also a follower!! Thanks for the chance to win the i-Rock..I have been eyeing one of those..LOL!!
Thanks
Lynne
thebowsersapril97 at yahoo dot com

*BJ* said...

Love your card. The leaves are great. TFS bettylarrynatyahoodotcom

Radwa Bayoumi said...

It is beautiful!!
Thanks for sharing

Trickut said...

oops I forgot to leave my contact info

gl2814@zoominternet.net
thanks

Sheree said...

Wow! Love the leaves! I do not have an irock either! Thank you for a chance to win!
sheree.burress@gmail.com

scrapperbecka said...

Love the card, you did a great job! The jewels look awesome!

Wanda said...

Beautiful Card. I love how you did the leaves! Thanks for being a fairy! Huggles, Wanda
iluvsnowmen@verizon.net

Jamie said...

those leaves are too cute!! Great card, thanks for showing :)

Jamie
bamiester (at) gmail (dot) com

pennykitz said...

Your card is very wonderful. I will be a new follower. pennykitz@charter.net

Denise said...

I absoulutely love my irock!!! It's so easy to use and the adhesive on the gems rocks (no pun intended, lol). I'd love to win one and have it sent to my sis in Tennessee. She had to move there (away from me, waaa) as her husband is in the military.

lala3237@verizon.net

jenni said...

Such a pretty card, thanks for sharing!
jpshirley@ymail.com

TeacherMom said...

Your card is really cute. I love that you left the leaves to swing "in the wind"!!! Thanks for the inspiration!! Lovin' the blog hop!!! An i-rock would be awesome. Thanks for the chance.

Caroline said...

I just found your blog...what a cute card!! Gonna have me some blog hoppin' fun today!!