Friday, July 3, 2009

Oh Say Can You See 4th of July Blog Hop!

I'm so glad you could join the SNR Card Universe Blog Hop! If you came from Melissa Sackman you are on the right track! If you didn't you may want to hop to SNR Card Universe and start at the beginning.

Happy 4th of July! And what would the 4th be without a little apple pie?! My card uses the newest digital stamp set from Sweet 'n Sassy stamps. Isn't it yummy?!

I colored the pie with Prismacolor pencils and cut it out and popped it up for dimension. The background panel was stamped with another new release from SNSS, Beautiful Borders. The heart was cut using my Cricut and Lyrical Letter cartridge and I embossed it with Swiss Dots. I added some Frosted Lace Stickles to the pie top to look like the sugar sprinkled top and a bit of stitching and sheer ribbon sewn to a button finished it off.



For this fun card I used the brand new stamps from Sherrod Studios, By the SeaShore. Aren't these two the sweetest? I miss the beach so much, especially during this time of the year as I grew up on the Big Island of Hawaii. I colored Annie and Ollie with Prismacolor pencils as well as the bucket which is a separate image in the set. I cut it out and popped it up. The seashells are also in this set as a border stamp which I stamped 3 times side by side. The rest of the card base I embossed with Divine Swirls. To finish it I added some Distress Stickles to the sand and a bit of knotted twill.


Now how about a little sweet something for you? I own a little Etsy shop, Paper Blooms. If you see something you like in my sold section or are wanting something in a specific color just email me, I am happy to do custom orders!

Would you like to win the goodies above that are from Paper Blooms?! Just sign up to follow me if you don't already and leave me a comment:) I'll draw and announce a winner Monday, July 6th.(Make sure you leave a way for me to contact you!) I hope you have enjoyed your stop with me! Now the next blog to hop on over to is Tenia Nelson.

Have a wonderful 4th of July, and remember, we have true freedom only in Jesus Christ!

80 comments:

Ann said...

Fabulous cards, Leah! Your pie is so sparkly and sweet!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Adorable cards, Leah... and super cute handmade embellies! I can't wait to play with the apple pie digi set when I get home (I'm away for the long weekend, visiting my MIL).

Have a great 4th of July!
Lisa

Lorie said...

THAT is definitely a Sweetie Pie! I love to crochet, and your blooms, blossoms, and all are just adorable!! I only wish I was that creative with a crochet hook! Great cards, Leah!!

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful embellishments! I am enjoying browsing your blog and seeing your creations. TFS

Cassie said...

Yummy, Leah! Even though it is 8:50 in the morning I am reeeeeeally hungry for some apple pie after seeing your first card. Mmmmm, it's seems so American on this 4th of July! Your seashell card is wonderful too! Your sand is AWESOME, and as always, your coloring on both images is fantastic! Have a great 4th, Leah ;D

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

I love these hops, and getting to see new ideas!

Maggie said...

Luv your card, you should enter it in the cuttlebug challenge :)
Happy 4th, I'm giving away a cuttlebug machine :)
Maggie
http://cuttlebugchallenge.blogspot.com

runningonink said...

Gorgeous projects! That pie looks yummy enough to eat! Have a wonderful 4th!

Tenia Nelson said...

Lovin' your cards, Leah!!!! TFS and Happy 4th!!

Mary G. said...

Great cards!!!

Jaspere said...

THis is lovely. That pie is awesome.

Korin said...

Love your cards and your new paper blooms :). I am going to start stalking your etsy store :)

Ceal said...

Leah both your cards are super cute! thanks for offering the blog candy! TFS. Have a Happy 4th!

Hugs!
Ceal

Stacey Schafer said...

I'm happy to follow your fun blog:) cute, cute projects!

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

in love with your sweetie pie card! Just divine!

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Tami B. said...

Love the tip about the sparkly pie crust. Your etsy shop goodies are adorable.

akagreenhouse said...

Wonderful cards! Have a happy 4th!

Denni said...

Love both of your cards they are so pretty! I will definitly be back! Happy Fourth!!
dennicookie@embarqmail.com

Joyce said...

Cute cards, but I REALLY love your crocheting. NEAT blog candy!

Anne House said...

What a cute card- and I love your flowers!!

MrsETaylor said...

love the flowers Leah. Thanks for sharing with us today.

Sonia Kertznus said...

Awesome cards, and great candy...Happy 4th...HUGS...SK :)

Rose said...

leah both cards are fantastic! love how you made the pie with "sugar" on top yummy!! :)

andrea said...

Great work. Followers link was not working though.

Colleen said...

That fun, great crocheted flowers.

Happy 4th.

Norwayscrapper said...

very nice card .great candy too

Winnie@Norwayscrapper
wi-lu@online.no

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Great project! I am now a follower...cute stuff in your store!

The Wired Angel said...

Love your cards.. Thanks for sharing your creativity and participating in the hop. Enjoy your 4th and be safe!

Cathy said...

Leah, Your cards are wonderful. I love the little crochet butterfly. I would love to have the pattern for that, better yet, maybe I will win them!

~ Grace ~ said...

Very inspiring cards! I love the pie stamp. Thanks so much for participating in Scrapbook News and Review Card Universe Oh Say can You See blog hop!

Shelley said...

Cute cards & blog candy!

jtaylorsmom at yahoo dot com

Jennifer E. said...

What a sweet Pie! Great red, white, and blue card too! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies! Happy 4th of July!

Sue D said...

The apple pie looks delicious! Your goodies are great too! I just signed up to follow.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

karen In Houston said...

Love your cards and what great blog candy, I have some too and an etsy shop too (karensneedle), and we are both into the same kind of work which makes us soul sisters...
I hope you hopped over to my blog http://treasureddreams.blogspot.com
and saw my creations.
Happy 4th of July...........

Ina Ftacek said...

adorable cards and things! I am a follower and happy 4th and love the chance at the raks etc. Bloom Bloom Bloom! Hugs,Ina

sondra said...

Just too cute!!!!
sondra agathakis
boogirl50@msn.com

Anonymous said...

Happy 4th!

Apple Pie - Yum

Blog Candy - Cute

Freedom in Christ - words can never describe

thanks for sharing

diane
tdharris1@cox.net

Cr8ive ME said...

WOW! What great blog candy.

I just became a follower.

Wonderful cards.

Happy 4th of July!

Cathy said...

Love, love, love the pie as a symbol of Americana! Great Card! TFS. Your Etsy stuff is really cute!

Diana said...

Love the handmade embellies......some great work. Will make a trip back to this site soon.
Diana Enns
dj_enns@yahoo.com

Karolyn Loncon said...

Super sweet projects - love the beach scene - looks so real!! And your crocheted blooms - TO DIE FOR!! I have blog candy on my blog, too, and would love for you to hop on over and enter!

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

I just adore your butterflies.
I just signed up to follow, and you can click on my name to contact me.

rush8888 said...

i am now following you. your little crochet items remind me of the doilies made by my great grandmother.

Ms. Cheryl said...

Those little crocheted butterflies are the best, soooooo cute. Thanks, ms.cheryl
ms_cheryl_y@yahoo.com

carpediem said...

Great cards! Your crocheted flowers and butterflies are so pretty! laura j

msfreida said...

What gorgeous crocheted flowers! Gonna have to get me some! :) You did a wonderful job on your cards...love the pie! I definitely became a follower! :)

happy 4th
Freida
freida38801@yahoo.com

NitaBugg said...

Amazing cards. I've got to try digi stamps. Thanks for sharing. Nnitabugg@gmail.com

Chrisd said...

Lovely job and have a blessed day of thanks to so many for so much!

Suz said...

Great cards. I love your little crochet butterflies

Helen Onulak said...

I love Korin's Sweet & Sassy Stamps - so cute! Lovely cards.

Jenny B in Indy said...

Gorgeous cards, Leah!!
And I am now a follower :)

suzann said...

Your cards are so beautiful!

did3454 said...

I love those tiny crocheted creations. Thanks, Lynne

IRIT SHALOM said...

love your cards and your etsy shop too!!

n2kids said...

Great card. I love your work. Oh, I'm a follower.

Sheila
n2kids61@yahoo.com

Belinda said...

Love the fun pie card! Yum yum! The other card is adorable as well!

MommyScraps said...

LOVELY work! Thanks for sharing and for including such gorgeous blog candy!! I can be found at http://mommyisscrapping.blogspot.com

Ladydoc said...

Beautiful cards, happy 4th, thx for the chance

Beth said...

Lovely cards and I love your crochet goodies Happy 4th
beth714@gmail.com

Jean said...

Love your two cards and your shading looks so good! Love your blog candy too!

jeantall@bordernet.com.au

Cheryl said...

Awesome cards and thanks for offering the blog candy!!

Karen said...

I love your adorable cards! Very cute...Hope you have a great 4th of July!
kweight@byu.net

Janet Strain said...

Ooooo those goodies are so cute! I would love to win!

BJ said...

I love your unique flair. Your colors are yummy,thanks for the candy.
Betty B
jmbbjb1@msn.com

Jodi said...

Very cute cards ~ and the topping on our apple pie looks good enough to eat! Love the sparkles it really does look like sugar!

Thanks for the chance to win some of your handmade goodies (especially the crocheted ones, since I tried to teach myself to do these and failed miserably!)

jstanisch (at)aol(dot)com

Carolyn Mcavoy said...

I want to eat that pie its such a great card and that beach card WOW!
I would love to win those goodies...

mcavoy_carolyn@yahoo.com

jennifer said...

I LOVE your cards and the little details on them, like the sand and sugar on the pie, which I love too- what a sweet pie image! I also adore your little embellies and signed up as a follower. Hope you're having a wonderful 4th of July weekend!!
jennifer@paperpiekeepsakes.com

KanataNewf said...

Love the apple pie card.

Ali Darling said...

too cute cards. i'm having so much fun participating in the "blog hop". have a wonderful 4th of July weekend.

my email address is: aliartist58@yahoo.com

STAMPING SAM said...

Love and the stamps and layouts. Yours are inspiring!

woodujim@hotmail.com

Wendy said...

Your cards are great. THanks for sharing.

Wendy
wendybyrd@roadrunner.com

mitz said...

its just **yummy-riffic** WTG
keep up the great work
( became a follower)
mitz_zee@yahoo.com ty ty ty

photographer said...

love everything you did! the pie is so sweet and just love your handmade goodies!
radona

Tiffany said...

I would love to win your goodies! :) me email is tugboat318@aol.com

Paper Patti said...

Beautiful cards and love your chroceted creations.

Kim said...

I adore the way you used the stickles on the apple pie and your etsy products are fantastic!!! Thanks for the chane to win some of them and thanks for the great card ideas!

Sandra J. Strickler said...

You do such beautiful work!
Sandra
msk3@netzero.com

Maureen said...

love the goodies - will have to visit your Etsy!
momostamper@yahoo.com

Margie said...

I LOVE that apple pie card!
margie_visnick@yahoo.com