UWF Sweet Sprinkle Blog Hop

Hello everyone and welcome to the UWF Sweet Sprinkle Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing a stamp set collaboration between Concord & 9th and Ellen Huton.  If you’ve arrived here from the talented Sharon blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the The CLASSroom so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at my card:

I used the Sweet Sprinkle Stamp set and die to create this clean and simple die.

So what do you think?  I would love to hear from you below.

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!

Prize:

To celebrate two randomly selected commenters will win a $30 gift certificate to the Ellen Hutson shop and two commenters will win a $30 gift certificate to the Concord & 9th shop. To enter just leave a comment on the Ellen Hutson Classroom blog an Concord & 9th blog by 12pm PST on Tuesday, December 26th.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the talented:

Sandy Allnock

You do not want to miss out on her amazing creations!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:

The CLASSroom

Concord & 9th

Melissa Bickford

Sharon Harnist

Kymona Tracey ←you are here

Sandy Allnock

Emily Midgett

Lisa Adametz

Lindsey Larsen

Laurel Beard

Justin Krieger

Kittie Caracciolo

Karen Baker

Julie Ebersole

Tenia Nelson

Carolyn Peeler

Lisa Stein

Carly Tee Minner

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Supplies used:

Thank you so much for stopping by!

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Happy Surprise Birthday Suzanne Blog Hop

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Hello everyone!!  I’m tickled pink to be here today!!  Do you want to know why?  Today is Suzanne’s Birthday!!! Who is Suzanne?  What???  She is Suzy from So Suzy Stamps!!!

For the past three years, Suzy has been an amazing friend to me!! I truly appreciate her and all of the lessons she has taught me.

A couple of her crafting friends have gotten together to throw her a birthday blog hop!! Along with the super cute birthday cards you will see, we also have a giveaway for you!

If you are arriving from Justine’s blog you are on the right track.  If you arrived by yourself, please head on over to Justine’s blog, which is the beginning of the hop, so that you don’t miss a thing!!

Now let look at the card I created:

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Check out the inside:

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I created a super clean and simple card for Suzy!!  The cardstock is cut to 4.5 x 7.5, scored at 4.5.  I stamped the Butterfly Music stamp using Clearsnap Colorbox Wicked Black Archival Ink.  Then I stamped the Guess What sentiment (retired) using the same ink.  On the inside of the card I stamped the sentiment bomdiggityshizzit and Happy Birthday (retired).  To finish the card off, I added a small pop of color to the butterfly using Tombow Irojiten Vivid Color Pencils.

Super cute!!  I hope Suzy loves this card that I created for her.

So what do you think? Will she like the card?

What is a blog hop without a giveaway!!

Here’s the giveaway info:

Prizes are:

1. $20 So Suzy Gift Certificate from justinehovey.com
2. Bunkie Bag from Simply Charming Everyday
3. Original MISIT from My Sweet Petunia

A lucky winner who leaves a comment on each of the blogs for a chance to win by February 21, 2017 by 11:59pm.  The winners will be chosen at random and announced on February 22nd, 2017.

Now on to the wonderful and talented Josefine Fouarge to see what she created for Suzy!

Here’s the complete list of party participants:

Justine Hovey

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Josefine Fouarge

Jennifer Loftfield

Martha Lucia Gomez

Effie Cho

Iliana Myska

Steph Ackerman

Giada Rigamonti

Cornelia Wenokor

Henriette van Mierlo

Terri Burson

Olesya Kharkova

Monica Taylor

Janis Ford

Ceal Pritchett

Lydia Fiedler

Supplies used:

butterfly-music bomdiggityTombow Irojiten Vivid Coloring Set

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

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Happy Birthday Karen Blog Hop

Hello everyone!!  I’m here today to help celebrate Karen, the owner of Your Next Stamps Birthday!!

She is turning 40 which is an awesome ago!! It means she is old enough to know what people think doesn’t matter and young enough to still be cool with to her kids!!  At least that is how I felt when I turned 40 back in April!!

If you’ve been hopping along, you would have arrived from Kendra’s blog and if you’d like to start from the beginning, you can click on over to the linky at the bottom of this post and start at Deborah‘s blog. 

To help her celebrate, I create a simple shaker card for her. Take a look:

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Working with Karen has been super fun.  Her stamps, dies, gumdrops and other products are totally amazing and cute. I’m so happy that I’ve had the opportunity to work with her and for her.

Happy Birthday Karen and I hope you have an amazing day and many, many more super birthday.

What’s a blog hop without some fun!

Karen is offering the biggest discount ever in the YNS store for one day only in celebration of her 40th Birthday.   
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Here are the details:
1.  FREE Shipping will not apply during the 40% off sale. All orders that usually would be eligible for free shipping will have a flat rate of $10.00 applied to the order upon check out.
2.  The discount code MUST be applied during checkout – no refunds will be applied to orders placed without the code
3.   24 hour sale valid October 25, 2016 only – the sale ends at midnight EST .
4.  Discount is on in stock items only, no rain checks!
Now tell me that isn’t aweseome!!  Stop on by the YNS blog and wish Karen a Happy Birthday!!
Thank you so much for stopping by!
~Kymona

Altenew Challenge Blog Hop

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Hello everyone!!  I’m here today playing along with Altenew and this amazing blog hop!!  What is this about you ask?  For this hop Altenew collaborated with 16 different fun challenge blogs to raise awareness of all of the different challenges in blog land!!

Check out all of the blogs participating:

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I’m hopping along with the CASology blog challenge!!

Check out my card:

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I went with Altenew Sketchy Cities America stamp set to create this card.  Since I live in NY I wanted to make sure it stood out on the card.

So I stamped the stamp set using Versamark Ink and sprinkled it with Clearsnap Gold Embossing Powder.  Then I heat set the embossing powder using a heat tool.

Oh, it looks so pretty in person.

Take a closer look:

 

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I hope you visit all of the different blogs that are participating.  You will have a great time and be totally inspired!!

Supplies used:

sketchy cities america Versamark

Thanks so much for stopping by!

~Kymona

Concord & 9th Birthday Bash Blog Hop

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I’m so excited to be here today!!  Concord & 9th is celebrating their First Birthday on August 9th and I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate with them.  Let me tell you why!!

I first ran into Concord & 9th on Instagram.  I was browsing through different post and ran into this post:

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I was instantly intrigued.  I wanted to know more about this company so I headed straight to their page.

Then I saw this post:

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I was sold!!  I had to follow them.  I love watercoloring and these cards were perfect.  I noticed that they were new a company and only had a couple of post so I knew this would be fun to see what they had in store for me as a follower.

Then on September 9th, one month after they opened, I received an email from Angie and was blown away!! She complimented me on my work and asked if I would like to do a guest social media post with them.  What??

ABSOLUTELY!!  I was so excited for a couple of reasons:

  1. Here it was a new company who liked my work, and
  2. They asked me to represent their brand new company.

That was big to me!!  They put their faith and trust in me to represent them. I am grateful!!

You can check out what I created here and here.

Angie and I spoke back and forth for quite sometime.  I learn some much about Concord & 9th and Angie and Greg!!  Super cool company and amazing people behind it!!

So now we are here a year later and they’ve grown in such an amazing way!! I feel honored to call them my friends!!

So here’s my way of saying thank you for a year of great releases:

Happy Birthdary Angie (C9)

Thank you Angie!!

Thank you Greg (C()

Thank you Greg!!

I decided to start with these cards for two reasons:

  1. To say Thank You, and
  2. To display my favorite stamp set of all time from Concord & 9th, the Sophisticated Script Uppercase and Sophisticated Script stamp set!!

This is my go to stamp set if I want to custom create a word sentiment that I don’t already have!!  My daughter thought these cards were so cool to make.  She wants to stamp out her name now.  LOL!!

These cards were super easy to create using Happy Hues Cards/Envelope Pack that Concord and 9th sells.

The next card is a special one for me. Take a look:

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Yayyyy, Happy Birthday Concord & 9th!!

When Angie reached out to me about guest posting the Eat Cake & Celebrate Bundle was one of the stamp sets and dies that she asked me to play with.  So its only right to use this same stamp set especially since its Concord & 9th Birthday!!!

I’m not 100% sure but I believe that Angie and Greg has a love for watercolor so I created this card using distress inks for that reason.

I just couldn’t stop so I made one last card:

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I want to leave the Concord & 9th team with a little word of encouragement with some watercoloring!!

For this card I used the You’ve Got This Die and die cut a piece of watercolor paper.

I’m done now!! I hope you liked all of the cards that I created for this hop!!  Please let me know below!  I would really love to hear from you.

WAIT!!!  Don’t go yet!!  I have one more thing!!

What’s a Birthday Blog Hop without goodies!!  Well Concord & 9th have really out done themselves this go round!

Check this out:

  1. They are offering one of my readers a $20 gift card to the Concord & 9th store for leaving a comment below.  That means you have 31 chances to win.  All you have to do is leave a comment on each blog on the hop between 8/1/2016 – 8/31/2016! You can get the complete list here!
  2. If you spend $60 in the store, you will get Lots of Blots for free!!
  3. An exclusive Birthday Bling sequin mix for the first 100 orders placed at the time of the launch on August 9th at 9am MST!
  4. They will have a flash sale when they hit 9,000 Instagram followers!! Follow them here.

For more details about all of the Goodies from this amazing Birthday Bash, click here.

Don’t forget their actual birthday is August 9th, which happens to also be their release date so stay tune for more new goodies!!

Supplies used:
bundle_eat_cake_grande Sophisticated Script UpperSophisticated Script   youve_got_this_step_out_grande washes_spread_grande bundle_script_grande

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

~Kymona

Celebrating Kindness Blog Hop with Julia Altermann!

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Hello everyone!!  Welcome to the Celebrate Kindness Blog Hop!! If you arrived here from the talented Keren’s blog you are on the right track.  If you arrived here on your own, you will want to start from the beginning at our guest of honor’s blog, the wonderful Julia.

I’m here today with a super special blog hop for Julia Altermann from Just One More Card to celebrate two things:

  1. Reaching 10K YouTube Subscribers, and
  2. to say Happy Birthday to her!!!!!!

Aren’t those two fantastic reasons to celebrate!! I think so and I feel so honored to be apart of this celebration.

Are you wondering how Julia and I met? Let me give you the story!!

I can’t remember where I saw this card by Julia two years ago but when I saw it, I was in love. I had to find out more.

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I visited her blog and I feel in love with her style.  She had a video to show me how to create this card and I had to try it.

She introduced me to Gerda Steiner Design, because of her I purchase so many of Gerda’s stamps. Which started a friendship with Gerda and I.  Thanks Julia for that!

That’s not all, Julia has introduced me to so many other great people and crafty stuff!

Let me think:

  1. Prismacolor Pencils
  2. Purple Onion Design
  3. Stabilo Pens
  4. Kit and Clowder Online Coloring Classes
  5. Bloobel Digi
  6. Polychromous Color Pencil
  7. Uni-Ball Signo Broad Point Gel Pen

The most important of them is her Friendship!!  Although Julia is Germany and I am in the US, we have great conversations, when time permits and I am grateful for that.

So now you know some of our background let the fun begin.  I decided to case one of her cards for this hop.  It only makes sense she inspires me so much!

Here is Julia’s card that I cased:

Julia's card

Here is my card:

Happy Birthday Julia

Happy Birthday Julia!!

I wish you many, many, many more!!

I created another card just because Julia is that wonderful!! Clean and simple is my style so that is what I wanted to create for Julia!

Take a look:

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Just for you Julia!!  You are wonderful and I’m so glad to have met you.

Congrats on your successful YouTube channel and Happy Birthday!!

Wait I have one more card for you:

Happy Birthday Embossed

This card was so easy to create!! All I did was emboss on kraft cardstock.  I think Julia will love this one.

Ok, ok, no more sappy stuff, LOL!!  Onto the blog hop prizes!!  Those are always fun. What is a blog hop without giveaways!!  Take a look at the list of prizes:

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A $15 gift card to Altenew
A $100 gift card to CAS-ual Fridays
A $25 gift card to Concord & 9th
A $20 gift card to Gerda Steiner Designs
A $30 gift card to Kit & Clowder
A $25 gift card to My Favorite Things
A $25 gift card to Purple Onion Designs
A $30 gift card to Pretty Pink Posh
A custom prize package from Seven Hills Crafts
A $40 gift card to Simon Says Stamp
Three custom prize packages from Stabilo

Amazing right!!  Anyone can be a winner!!  Everyone who leaves a comment by July 31st, 2016 by midnight will be entered into the drawing and the winners will be announced August 1 on Julia’s blog Just One More Card.  There will be a total of 13 prizes up for grabs.

So what are you waiting for!!!  The super talented Laura Bassen is up next!!

Go and check out everyone’s cards and leave them a super nice note!!  Just in case you’ve lost your way, I’ve added all of the participants blog below.

Just One More Card
Birka Reinitz
Debra James
Francine Vuillème
Jenn Shurkus
Jessa Feig
Keren Baker
Kymona Tracey ← you’re here
Laura Bassen
Laura Sterckx
Michelle Short
Marika Rahtu
Nichol Magouirk
Nina-Mari Trapani
Sonja Kerkhoffs
Simon Says Stamp
Stephanie Klauck
Tara Cardwell
Yoonson Hur

I hope you enjoyed what’ve seen here today.  I would love to hear from you!!  Please let me know what you think?

Supplies used:

MAKE A WISHWonky Stitched Rectangles Stax Rect peek a boo rectangle window dieTombow Irjiten Vivid Color PencilsElliot purple onionyou reason Penjuin and stamp set

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

Kymona

Mutli-Stamping for the Right At Home Blog Hop

Hello everyone!!  I’m excited to be here with you today to sharing an amazing multi-stamping project created for the Right At Home April Release Blog Hop!!  The design team are delight to full you with inspiration.

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This month Nicole released four clear stamp sets and one background stamp! Super cute all around! For this released I used Right at Home Stamps Banner Alphabet and Banner Alphabet Add-On.  I also used Right At Home very first stamp set Happy Mail.

If you arrived here from Joan’s blog, you are on the right path!!  If you arrived on your own, you will want to start from the beginning, the Right At Home blog as to not miss out on any of the fun.

Take a look at my postcard:

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While looking at the stamp sets, I wonder what could I do differently with these stamps.  It hit me that I could create postcards where the image and message is on the front of the card.

Check out how I created these easy to create postcards:

I started with the banner string.  I used the Mini Misti to do all of my stamping so that I could create more then one postcard at a time. I stamped the string with Versafine Black Ink.

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Then I lined the banner stamps on the stamped line so that they are perfectly placed for easy stamping with the Mini Misti.

I left a space for the second “L”.

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Using Clearsnap Colorbox Bluebells, I stamped the banner letters on each of the postcards.

I also placed the second sentiment on the bottom of the postcards so that I can stamp both sentiments at the same time.

Stamping the banner stams (RAH)

Then I lined the second L up on the banner line.  Using the Mini Misti to get the L in the right place on all of the postcards.

Stamping second L stamp (RAH)

 

Take al look at one of the finished cards with my handwriting on it.

Postcard Message (RAH)

This one is going out to Nicole the young lady behind these stamps!!

So this one layer postcard is super easy to create but even easier with a Mini Misti!!

So what do you think? Please let me know below.

Giveaway time!!

Make sure to leave a comment on all of the DT’s blog to be entered into the giveaway. Giveaway will close in a week so make sure to hop along today!!

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Prize: Banner Alphabet Stamps Set and the Banner Alphabet Add-On Stamp Set

Here is the list of all of my talented teammates blog, just in case you get lost along the way:

Right At Home 
Holly
Laurie Willison
Amy T.
Joan
Kymona ← you are here
Amy K.

 Thank you so much for stopping by!!

~Kymona