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Friday, July 8, 2016

Under the Sea Blog Hop




Welcome to the 
Under the Sea Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us for an underwater adventure Under the Sea!

You should have arrived from Christi-https://tranquility1905.blogspot.com/2016/07/under-sea-blog-hop.html but if you didn't Connie Can Crop is the first stop in this hop. This is a one day blog hop and we appreciate your leaving a comment for all of these amazing crafters.

We have a WONDERFUL sponsor this month!!

 


One lucky winner will win this awesome three pack of sequins!


Be sure to check out their shop online HERE
Visit them on facebook HERE
And their Blog HERE



What do you need to do to win? Easy... become  a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of them a comment letting them know what you like best about their projects.

You will have until 10 pm Sunday to finish the hop and leave your comments.

Winner will be announced on Wednesday 7/20/16 at Connie Can Crop.

Be sure to follow everyone and leave a comment along the way!



For this project, I decided to try to finish a minialbum, I've started last year for the Summer Fun Bloghop...  LOL talking about procrastinating LOL
My plan was to finish it for this hop, well, I just manage to finish the back-cover finally...
I saw this digital images for the Beach Crab set from this month's sponsor and decided to use it here:



I uploaded the images in Design Space and tried to print & cut, but couldn't get my explorer to collaborate and cut:

So, I ended up fussy cutting them and made a collage with the this printed Galveston page, a cardboard addition from Heart of Texas, and some cabochons from Connie's ebay store. I added some rock candy to the cardboard word and some glitter to the CDD cuts, as well as some distressing with goldrush CTMH ink:


The Port Bolivar lighthouse is also a cut from the Heart of Texas minialbum kit.

I added some images I'd bought too:

The crab is supposed to be holding the sign LOL. cute image

I hope you enjoyed this page and this fun hop...


 Up next is Michelle - http://michellekinder.blogspot.com/



And don't forget to enter this month's challenge:
Connie Can Crop Challenge #48




due 11:59 P.M. Sunday July 31st
Pacific Time
Have wonderful weekend,

Friday, July 1, 2016

Connie Can Crop Challenge #48

Hello my crafty friends!

New Challenge at Connie Can Crop

""""""""""""Welcome to July and our new Challenge!! 




Create a project using the following four fun summer colors!


You may create anything you wish: a layout, card, altered item...you name it!
You can create anything you'd like just be sure to mention you are linking to my challenge and create something using the instructions above.

Please create one layout, card, or other project. 
Your layout can be single page or double page. You may use any other products you wish. 

When you are finished with your project please post it here in this thread.
New Rule!! You must become a follower of my blog to win!!
Please remember I will only count two entries per person. (Just to be fair!)


Entries are due by Sunday July 31st at 11:59 pm.

Sorry, No back Linking Allowed!!


We have a WONDERFUL sponsor this month!!

 


One lucky winner will win this awesome stamp set!


Be sure to check out their shop online HERE
Visit them on facebook HERE
And their Blog HERE
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For this challenge, I decided to make a new (to me) type of card, I saw in the Tattered Lace Magazine, a pyramid card:
I used CTMH papers:

Here a copy of the magazine: 

The front of the card. I used Crafting Desert Divas: Sweet-wishes.

One side:

and the last side punched with a Martha Steward punch:

How the card looks when flat:

Completely folded for mailing:

I hope you enjoyed this card and decide to join Connie's challenge.

I'm entering the following challenges myself:







Design Team: God bless the USA layout

Hi Scrappers, 
This is Veronica from Vicky's Scrapping Passion show my previous creation for Connie's Let Freedom Ring challenge:


 I used Miss Kate Cuttables' God bless the USA title SVG File, to make a title for the second page of a double page layout I designed for this challenge:


I added some dimension using liquid glass (CTMH) and I also used the Artbooking CTMH cart (which you can get from Connie here) to make the picture frames and to design my whole double layout. Papers are also from CTMH. I used the negative cuts from the hot-air balloon stars randomly to add some extra interest. 



A closer look to my title. I wasn't very careful with the glue, but I still got the dimension:







many blessings,