Tuesday, December 1, 2015

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop Day 8

Click HERE for my Sketch N Scrap post today

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop Day 8. This hop will take place  November 24th through December 5th and the new postings each day will be posted by 8am eastern standard time. This hop will be full of wonderful ideas and inspiration to get you well on your way  of creating all of those beautiful Christmas project. This is an awesome way to get a lot of your Christmas cards, and scrapbook layouts  finished, home decorations completed and maybe even be inspired to  create something using a new technique that you have never tried.  There will be a new project posted each and every day by all the wonderful  amazing ladies in this hop. Also each day we will have a guest designer  or two for you to visit.

If you just landed here you can start with Lisa at the beginning of the hop!  If you are hopping in line, you should have arrived from Angela's blog.
We have a ton of prizes so be sure to hop and follow everyone along the way!

Honeybearz Designs:  Stamp Sets

Stampin Up:  Punches and Stamp Sets

ScrappyDew: $20.00 gift certificate

Scrappy Moms Stamps Fan Page: Stamp Set

Craftin Desert Diva's:  Stamp Set

Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbons:  $15.00 gift certificate

Pretty Cute Stamps:  $15.00 gift certificate

Kathy's Cozies:  $25 gift certificate to her Etsy shop.

TreasureBoxDesigns: Three FREE files of their choice.

My Creative Time!  Stamp Set

SVG Attic:  $15.00 gift certificate

Pink and Main:  Christmas Stamp Set

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs: (Sponsoring 2 Days)  $15.00 gift certificate each day

Jessi Buehrle: Twine bundles, and Three CTMH Stamp Sets

Scrapping Bug Designs: $50.00 gift certificate. The gift certificate excludes sale prices.

Marjorie Ann Designs: $20.00 gift certificate

Paper Nest Dolls:

Cuddly Cute Designs: 3 Free Files

Too Cute By Jessica: $25.00 Gift Certificate

KaDoodle Bug Designs: 12 $5 gift certificates 1 for each of the 12 days of Christmas.

Midge and Madge Mingle:  A fabulous gift box Valued at $50.00 Retail
SVG Cuts:  $35.00 gift certificate

Lettering Delights: 50% coupon code on any purchase of $10.00 to all hoppers and a Christmas themed free printable for anyone that visits.

My project:

Today I tried a white card...I can't keep it very white, I had to distress with galaxy gold brillance!


Anna Griffin Christmas collection for Minc with gold foil
Spellbinders scallop oval die
Stampin Up lace
HOTP Dazzles stickers
The Paper Studio embossing folder
Galaxy Gold Brilliance Ink
laser gold glossy lustre paper
glossy white paper

I am offering my own blog candy for this hop!

Be a follower, preferably Google,  Networked Blogs or bloglovin
Comment every day of the hop, you have until midnight EST Dec 6, 2015
Winner must be in US, Canada or Mexico (I know I have some Canadian followers so good luck in my first candy offering to you!) 
Winner announced Wed Dec 9
Good luck! 

Next up is Miranda!

In case you get lost here's the entire line up for Day 8:

1. Lisa Pontious - http://honeybearzdesigns2011.blogspot.com 
Guest designer:
Anna Lentz Carpenter - http://grumpygrandmacreations.blogspot.com

2. Madge - http://www.thescrappinlounge.com/blog
3. Ashley W - http://marinewifesscrappinlife.blogspot.com
4. Sandy Hentzel - http://www.scrapbookblessingsclub.com/
5. Elizabeth Jeanne - http://CraftsByHappyStamper.com
6. Angela - www.crazy3monkeys.blogspot.com
7. Alicia - www.goldengoddessdesigns.blogspot.com
8. Miranda - www.nanasscrapspot.com
9. Daphne - http://craftyscrapsofstuff.blogspot.com
10. Rhonda - craftingwithblue.blogspot.com
11. Charmagne - http://www.sanurascraps.blogspot.com
12. Barbara- http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/
13. Lisa F - http://lisaslittlerascals.blogspot.com/
14. Sharondalyn - Http://www.clippingsbysharondalyn.blogspot.com
15. Jessi - http://www.mylifeinartsncrafts.co 

Thanks so much for stopping by!


I would like to enter this in the following challenges:

I used the January sketch.  A classic.  I turned the sketch and moved my embellies closer to the die cut.

Showcase pick:


  1. Simply beautiful! I love all of the gold.
    Have a blessed day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  2. Very elegant and beautiful!!! I love the gold and white.

  3. Beautiful card! I see you have a minc!! Nice! Enjoy!


  4. Your card is very elegant! I LOVE it. It's lovely and pefect! TFS!

  5. What a beautiful card!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  6. Oh, What a Beautiful Christmas Card, Love It!

  7. I looooooove your "almost white" card. :-) I know how you feel about something that can't just be all white. I made one once and only once. I just tried to find it on my blog, w/out any luck. :-( I guess it was just too white that it wasn't showing up. lol

  8. I am a follower. Love the shading on the white.
    Makes for more interest.
    thanks for sharing.

  9. I love it Alicia. White and Gold are my faves so classic.

  10. Such a lovely card.

    So glad you could join us at Die Cut Divas for the warm and cozy challenge and how your project feels warm and cozy to you.

  11. Thanks for entering our CraftyHazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for December!
    Monica - GDT

  12. Beautiful!!! I love the gold in it too!

  13. Beautiful card! Love the gold accents! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin Divas!

  14. Your creations are just incredible. As I read each element you've included, I search the photo for how you used it. Incredible. (I'm repeating myself...)

  15. This is so elegant. I love the gold flourish. Thank you for sharing it with us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

    ps - I agree about the card sketch; I chose that one, too!

  16. This is lovely..Thank you for sharing with us at Polkadoodles..And good luck.

    Caz x PD GDT.
    My Blog
    Pennys Paper-Crafty

  17. What a beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  18. So pretty! Thank you for joining our “2015 Sketch” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

  19. Gorgeous, elegant card!
    Thanks for playing in Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

  20. This is a lovely make and perfect for our challenge of White and one other colour.
    Thanks for sharing it with us over at Polkadoodles Jenny x
    Polkadoodles DT

  21. Such a pretty card! The white and gold looks GORGEOUS!

    Thank you for using one of our sketches at Die Cuttin Diva's. Have a GREAT weekend!

  22. Very pretty card Thanks for playing with DCD this week for our last sketch challenge of the year!!.

  23. I am loving these gold and white cards that you are doing. This is so pretty.

  24. Stunning card and thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles this time with our white plus one other colour challenge