Thursday, April 25, 2013

Mojo Monday #290 and My Christmas Card Stash is Low Blog Hop -

Hello Friends -
I hope you have had a good week!

Super busy here . . . mostly my own doing.  But those issues are for another day!

Welcome to the My Christmas Card Stash is Low Hop. If you are new to the Tool Shed, please become a follower and let me know you were here!

I was inspired by the Mojo Monday sketch here and this is what I made:
 
This is a 5.5" x 4.25" card.
This card is a bit different than what I would usually make.  I used the same print paper just turned 90 degrees to give some cohesion rather than use more printed paper.  The little house is punched from another paper piece of the 6x6 pad.  {I used all of the polka dot papers in this pad and have all of the stripes and many of the prints left that I am never quite sure how to use.  My own personal challenge is to find a way to use all of these prints!}
 
Cardstock - Bazzill Basics
Patten Paper - My Mind's Eye
Sentiment Stamp - Iron Gate Stamps
Ink - Staz-On {Timber Brown}
Punch - Martha Stewart Crafts
My Stash - Twine, Mounting Tape, Adhesive
 
There will be 2 Blog Candies for this Hop!

First, There will be a stash prize given out randomly to 1 comment from all the blogs. You MUST comment on all the blogs! You will have until Tuesday the 30th at 11:59pm CST to comment. Sarah will announce the winner on Wednesday morning.  

 
 
The second prize will have a little more work for you to enter. Sarah has a challenge for you to enter.
 
1st you will need to stop and comment on every blog. 2nd you will need to create a holiday card/gift tag/general gift giving paraphernalia and enter it at the inlinkz on Sarah's blog. You have a week to enter and you can enter up to 3 projects. The prize for this challenge is a stamp set and crinkle ribbon bundle of YOUR CHOICE from our sponsor Mae Sunshine Designs {etsy.com/shop/maesunshinedesigns}
 


To continue with the Hop {if you did not start at the beginning} your next stop will be Sarah's Blog - www.itswhatkeepsmesane.blogspot.com

Here is the whole hop:
1. Sarah - www.itswhatkeepsmesane.blogspot.com {Blog Candy here}
4. Miranda - www.nanasscrapspot.com
11. Mary - http://irongatestamps.blogspot.com/ {you are here}

If I am your last stop, thank you so much for hopping with us and have a Happy Day!
Mary -

15 comments:

  1. Great card. Love all the pattern paper.

    Tammy S.

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  2. wonderful card Mary, I like the different paper patterns used together!

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  3. Great card, very colorful and festive, TFS.

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  4. It almost feels like Christmas still around here! Super cute:-)

    ~Tammy

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  5. great paper choices and great work with the sketch!

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  6. I love your card!!! That's a great idea rotating the paper to change the look. Thanks for sharing.


    racincrafts at aim dot com

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  7. I really love the look of this card.
    Kgprevost(at)sbcglobal(dot)net
    Kathyskraftsandmore.blogspot.com

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  8. You met your challenge very well. The card looks great.

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  9. I love your card. I love how you changed the patterns around. YFS.
    D- dmcardmaker (AOL)
    http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com

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  10. what an awesome creation... This hop is is awesome...I can't wait to see everyone's creations...
    morentin1326((at))aol((dot))com
    adventureofthecreativemind.blogspot.com

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  11. This is so pretty! I love all the different patterns you used, too fun!!
    Thanks for being in my hop!
    Sarah

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  12. Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing.
    Robin L.
    http://create-a-latte.blogspot.com/

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  13. Awesome card. I love the squared papers and the cord used.
    TFS AJ-

    jeria22@yahoo.com

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  14. this is sweet. Glad to be on the hop with you.
    Anita

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