Friday, July 12, 2013

Christmas in July Blog Hop

Welcome to the Cutters Creek Christmas in July Blog Hop! If you came from Fran’s blog you are in the right place, if not and you would like to start at the beginning please jump to the Cutters Creek Design Team blog.

We have some great projects in store for you today to provide you plenty of inspiration to help you jump start your holiday crafting. So grab your favorite beverage, sit back and relax, and get ready for some fun, inspiration, and the chance to win some blog candy too!

Here is what I made for you today.  I used a paper pack from My Mind’s Eye.  There paper is always full of such great patterns and I love mixing and matching them all. I did something different for this card and just used the elements of the paper instead of adding any outside stamped images or die cuts.  Here is a picture of my card.


I used a couple of different patterns for the base of the card.  I then cut the sentiment from another page of the pad and matted it with a coordinating pattern.  After I glued that down, I cut some additional embellishments from the paper.  I fussy cut around the little bird and pop dotted him up from the background  I added a lot of stickles and spica pens to the elements to give them a little shine.  Here is a close up of the sentiment and the bird. 


 I wanted to add a little bit more so I fussy cut this little banner out from another one of the sheets. 


It’s hard to tell from the picture, but the banner has some added bling as well. 

I hope you have enjoyed all the projects this weekend, and don’t forget, we have some awesome blog candy for you.


To be eligible for the blog candy, we would love for you to follow us and leave a comment on all the blogs along the way. We will use to select a winner. The winner will be posted on the Cutters Creek Design Team blog on Monday July 15th.

Here is the complete blog hop line up in case you get lost along the way.

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Now it’s time to hop on over and visit Anne’s blog.


Vicki and Don said...

Love this! Love how you added to the banner! Your card has so much dimension!

Vicki and Don said...

Love this card! I love how you made all the layers! I like what you did to the banner too!

Kathy Ancheta said...

I love the banner, so cute. The whole card is cute, the banner just does it for me.TFS

Linda Lee said...

Love the banner what a great idea

Danielle said...

Gorgeous work... Love how the banner turned out.

Judith Perry said...

I never thought to use parts of a paper pack to create cards! Now I will go through mine looking at the parts and designs as elements that I can fussy cut out for cards!

Bonnie said...

Great card with lovely dimension. Love the bling, of course!

Moments by Marla said...

Your card is so pretty!!! Love the banner you cut out!!!

Rosemary I said...

great card the banner is a nice touch

Cindy Vernon said...

Great job!

Sheri said...

Oh my word Mindy!!!Love the Minds Eye!! Love the bird!! Beautiful project!!!!

PinkLadyCarol said...

Mindy -- I love the way you used all the current designs, elements, & colors in this card

PinkLadyCarol said...

Mindy, I loved the way you incorporated all the latest design elements in this card. Chevrons, banners, & quatrefoil look so good together

McStamper said...

What a great card. Love the banner.

Camille Short said...

Fabulous creation!

Susan Dube said...

Just gorgeous! I love MME's papers and how you used the papers instead of any stamps! Great idea and a fabulous project! And I do love the bling!