Friday, May 28, 2010

Card Creations Vol. 8 Week Blog Hop


Have you all ran out and bought your copy of Card Creations yet? Well you best go NOW if you haven't.

I am so honored to be in such an inspiring publication. It SERIOUSLY is one of my all time favorite Paper Crafts publications EVER! :)

Now it is time to gush a bit about the Cappella line from BasicGrey. Seriously.....BG captured elegance. The color scheme, large flowers, and designs are the perfect balance between trendy and timeless sophistication. Yep. I am IN love. :) Aren't you? So fitting, considering the entire line is about LOVE!!


So now on to the BEST part---> You have 12 chances to win the 11 Top Ten Collections from CHA Winter shown on the Moxie Fab World blog.

Just leave a comment here telling ME about something YOU LOVE. That is easy enough, right? It can be a person, a product, a memory, or a place. ANYTHING goes. ALL LOVE. :)


One winner will be chosen from all the blogs so after you comment here be sure to head over to....
Rae Barthel
Betsy Veldman
Teri Anderson
Jessica Witty
Maile Belles
Kim Hughes
Latisha Yoast
Julie Cameron
Kim Kesti
Debbie Olson
Moxie Fab World

All comments will close at midnight on Sunday, May 30th.
The winner will be announced on Moxie Fab World on Tuesday.

Don't forget to go and check out all the Idol Gallery excitement on Paper Crafts Connection. :)

Have a super Friday! :) :)

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Ujjwal said...

At the moment I am loving your card :)

The lace and the button are just so gorgeous!!

Maureen L. said...

Stunning! Love the lace layers and all that vintage paper goodness

Margaret said...

After three months of snow I love sitting in my garden surrounded by beautiful flowers and listening to the birdsong.

Kate Anne said...

Love the vintage-y love...

Quilter422 said...

i love fresh cookies - preferably oatmeal raisin!

Laura.K said...

Gorgeous card.

I love my kids, stamps and chocolate.

Jennifer B. said...

I love my family, scrapbooking diet coke and this giveaway ;)

Robynne said...

At the moment I am LOVING having some me time to create and play with my supplies.

Be(e) said...

Great card! I love my stamp collection (amongst others):)

Karen said...

Great card! I love time together with all my family; harder now that we live a whole country apart.

Alyssa B said...

I love spending time in the middle of the day in bed. it makes me feel like a queen lol

Rae said...

I love my son, I love card-making AND I LOVE your card! It is gorgeous!

Kelly Toth said...

Well aren't you the lucky one! I LOVE this collection!!

Susan said...

Your card really shows off this gorgeous line - beautiful!

Michelle said...

I love the first day of vacation - which is today!

Angela said...

I love having time off in the spring and summer to just have fun and play in both the garden AND the studio!

Amber said...

I love this card! Gorgeous!!

Terri E. said...

So fun and dainty.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Julia Diane said...

I love chocolate mint ice cream! YUM!

Holly Saveur said...

Love your card.
Love to feel love around/amongst people.
And would LOVE to be healty!

Ellie A. said...

Hmm I love Paper Crafts? lol.. and that lace on that card yes indeed!

Creative Char said...

Wow! Your card is amazing!

Superwoman Scrapper said...

Love the unique way to use lace paper borders. Hadn't thought to pleat it. Cool.

Michelle (mla1111) said...

Another gorgeous card!!! I picked this issue up right away!

I love summertime! Looking forward to long sunny days, fabulous weather, BBQ's, fireflies & fun! Hope you have an a great weekend!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

AMAZING!! Stunning and gorgeous!! Love that lace!!

Pam said...

Gorgeous cards, I love my life!!

GabrielaD said...

Wow... this is gorgeous!

GabrielaD said...

Wow... this is gorgeous!

~amy~ said...

gorgeous card...love all the fabbie details!!!

Love my kidlets:)

Erika M. said...

Love my husband and daughter very much - your card is awesome!

Jenny McGee said...

Loving the lace on your card. What else do I love, my family, scrapbooking. Lot's of stuff.

April said...

I love that it's Friday!! And my hubby and daughters. And the fact that I'm a crafter and get to see GORGEOUS creations like your card! ;)
- April W

jeanie nieva said...

love the card.thanks for sharing.i love scrapping

**Treefrog** said...

Besides my Family (hee hee) I'm lovin this Card and can't wait to see the rest of this collection! Love how you did the border/ribbon, Lovin it! TFS and good luck to all!

kathy/North Carolina said...

This card took my breath away. I love Basic Grey, and now I have to save my pennies and get the Capella collection. Oh, wait...unless i WIN! Be still my heart!

Beth said...

LOVE that paper lace on your card - thanks for the inspiration!

Jaquelyn said...

This is such a yummy card...all the beautiful texture!

I love my sweetheart. A lot. He's just great! ;)

Thanks for sharing your fab card with us!

Lin said...

I love my family - every single one of them :) And especially little Liam, our first grandchild!!

Your card is lovely!

Kelli said...

such a loaded question-- In short I love: summer thunderstorms, a great historical fictin novel, tickling my son and hearing him giggle, an ice cold adult beverage on a warm day, and using my hands to create!

StampinCathy said...

This is just one gorgeous card Maren! I just love the colors and how you did that lace. I just love your creative and inspiring style. I just love all my stamping friends that I have found in blogland.

Chloe said...

I love chocolate!!! LOL! Just wish I wasn't on a diet so I could eat lots of it!!!

Gorgeous card Maren... I love it too!

Jessi F. said...

Your cards are just gorgeous, and show off this line beautifully! As for what I love? My boys - last night I looked in on them before going to bed, and they were all snuggled up to each other, sound asleep. They're 10 & 11 :)
Thanks for the chance to win!

Crestajune said...

I love my new house and all of the lovely flowers growing outside my door!
{Love your card, too!} =)

rudie2shoes said...

I love my mommy. :)

Monika/Buzsy said...

Gorgeous card! Love the colors, that lace... the brad! What I love? Right this moment it would be my lap-top. :o) No... that's too easy... I love my new punches that I got this week. :o) TFS!

Melisa Hunter said...

So many things to love: family, flower garden, papercrafting, visiting these amazing blogs to see these awesome cards! Thanks!

Rae C. said...

Love this hop! The projects and cards and all these new lines are outstanding!

Peggy said...

Love the paper, button bow and lace. Wonderful!
God bless!
Peggy Allen

Gale said...

Lovely, yummy, vintage cards! Love how you used that fab button for that bold pop of color. Did I say Yummy?!?

marianne-g said...

I love my family, your card and Basic Grey.

judyltuttle said...

I love God, My family, and stamping! Thank you for all your inspiration!

Lillian Child said...

I am head over heals in love with my 2 year old grandson - he quite simply is the most precious thing ever and allows me to experience life through his eyes and all the wonder that it holds.

lmad said...

I love my hubby of course! But also all things crafty!

Meghann said...

I love my husband! We'll be married for two years this August.

Scrapper-Wannabe said...

I love so many things, but breathing has got to take to the top of my list. I've also really *loved* looking at all of your creations.

Scrapper-Wannabe said...

I love so many things, but breathing has got to take to the top of my list. I've also really *loved* looking at all of your creations.

Anna Vollmer said...

Love the lace!

Tiffani said...

Love my family...and blog-hopping!

jaemom said...

I love that fabric button (with gemstone!), and your ribbon! And of course I love my family. :)

Andi (RrlScrapGal) said...

Oh my your card is gorgeous!!! I have never played with that BG line!!!

Anyway, right now I am loving that it is NOT raining! It's been wet here day after day...

Helen F. said...

Love the shabby chicness of your card, love my hubby and family, love my garden and really lovin' the inspiration from this Blog Hop :):)

Holly Moore said...

I totally love your card. As for something else, I love snuggling with my 3 year old in the morning.

Charlette Finley said...

Don't you just love Basic Grey and all those embellishments they have to go along with their papers. Your card is just lovely. The lace what a great touch. I just love the beach. I am at my beach house now and loving it. TFS

Kim said...

I do love this paper line (just used some of it a few days ago..) and I love your work!! However, what do I love, love, love? My kids... :-)

Tammy said...

I love my children the most! But papercrafting definatly a runner up!

anne said...

Beautiful card. I love sitting in my backyard on a sunny afternoon.

Stacy Milford said...

Gorgeous card! I LOVE my family...they are simply wonderful!

Diana Brown said...

Love the lacy border!

Stephanie Baxter said...

Wow, stunning card! At the moment I am loving the summery weather we've been having here lately!

chris said...

I love life - specifically, MY LIFE!

Barbara said...

i love my early morning walks - the peace and serenity at this time of year is next to none

Jamie said...

Beautiful card! I love being alive and enjoying each moment!

Regina (TheStampin'Bean) said...

I love my sweet little boy!

ezwiefelhofer said...

Love all the frills!

Glenda said...

Beautiful card, so elegant! I love my hubby and my friends.

Indigo Wings said...

I love my family and I love crafting with friends!

Chrissy said...

I love being a mom. My kids are my world. And, of course, I love paper!!
Chrissy

mspiggy7 said...

I LOVE the shabby & vintage look of this collection. I also LOVE to sit in my swing in the morning & listen to the birds sing. Thanks for sharing your awesome cards.

Sue in Grapevine said...

Well, I love how you used the lace trim on your card, but I LOVE my sweet husband.

Katie Ann Brooks said...

stunning!

Donna said...

Love your work, love Basic Grey, love the blog hop!

Debbie said...

I {heart} all that yummy lace!!!

Laura Isham said...

I am a big Basic Grey fan. Love this new line. I like the colors. I can use it for a little bit more masculine projects...like scrapbook pages for my three boys who I LOVE!

MrsETaylor said...

Always love with you come up with Maren. This is simply stunning and really embraces what the Capella line is all about. Thanks for the inspiration

calamity jane said...

I love my husband and family most. It's because/for them that I create cards.

Travel & Living said...

Beautiful card as always! Thanks for sharing!

Marcie S. said...

Oooo I love cardmaking/papercrafting! I love lots of things, but those 2 relax me and just make me HAPPY! :)

Tracy J said...

Your card is stunning!!! I love the people that have and are serving in the military to protect us, keep us free, and able to live the life we choose in this wonderful country.

Ricky Pepper said...

I love the teal blue satin ribbon on this card! I also love Ricky, my dachshund :)

smahrty said...

love all the scrappy goodness I see!

Amy O said...

I seriously love this hobby of ours! It's fun and relaxing, and makes me feel creative.

Andra said...

I love simple cards with linear styles and lots of bright colors- SMILE!

Katie said...

Right now I'm REALLY loving my new mini-van!

catnap said...

Frankly, I love card making, and cruising card sites. When my son left for college, I desperately needed something to take my mind off the emptiness in the house. I took a card making class, the rest is history. I started looking for ideas on the web, and this whole new world opened up to me. Thanks, guys!

Gina said...

I love the sunshine and warmth of summer. :)

amyjk said...

i love my furry friends!

Alicia said...

Santa Cruz beach/boardwalk. Tons of fabulous memories. Cute cards too!

Joy B. said...

OMG! I am in LOVE with your card! I also LOVE the outdoors and flowers ... which is reflected in my cardmaking :)

Tiffany Pastor said...

Things I love... first off, that awesome ruffle on your card! Then (and not in this order)... pancakes, time with the family, yellow dandelions in the yard, hummingbirds. And I love God... wow.. that's an understatement. :)

Kath said...

Wow - gorgeous! I might have to lift that for a layout of my granddaughter. My loves are my grandchildren - all 2 1/2 of them, LOL. Two are gorgeous; the other is still cooking. I am blessed by their presence in my life every day.

Janine Rachau said...

Thump! I do love this line and your gorgeous card.

Alison said...

I love paper crafting. It is my sanity:)

Roxanne24 said...

Be still my heart! Beautiful.

Sweetsmilz said...

I love my kids, but I also love a little peace and quiet and time to do my crafts...uninterrupted!

Sally said...

Today, my nephew and godson are visiting, and I am always amazed at how much I fill with love when he is apart of my day.

Shauna said...

Cute, cute, cute! You do such a great job of shabby chic!

SharonS said...

Something I love? Besides Basic Grey? lol So much to love: my family, my sweetie, my kitty, my job, my home, summer vacation! <3

Kathryn said...

Oh, my gosh, I LOVE Basic Grey's "Capella" collection. I have been drooling over it since CHA & I LOVE how you used it here. So fantastic!

Tammie27 said...

I LOVE that I get to see so many great stampers/paper crafts people on this fabulous blog hop for the ultimate card/paper crafts magazine "card creations". Seriously, I really enjoyed your creation with Basic Grey Capella line. Beautiful card! I've never seen your cards/artwork before and so glad I found your blog. :) Thank you for the inspiration and I look forward to returning. :)

Chris said...

I love the lace

lynn said...

love all of the lace ruffles, maren! sweet card!

laurensmom22 said...

Wow, I love that gorgeous card, especially all the ruffle! Other things I love are the simple things - hearing my children laugh, sitting in the garden, enjoying a good meal, and of course getting some quality scrapping time.

paperella said...

I love my son, my family and now that paper lace too :)

Laurie Marmon said...

What a great card. For what I love, my husband of course! :)

Karen said...

I love BG.

lenainwonderland said...

I love my cat! I really honestly do...love the boyfriend too, but the cat comes first =)

Stephanie J said...

This card is so pretty & fancy!
I LOVE my 3 dogs :)

Rachel Schumacher said...

Pretty card! I love my family to pieces!

kbhistory said...

Hi! Am loving all the new vintagey lines of paper out there right now. But even more than that...my peonies are about to pop open and I LOVE peonies - can't wait for them to be all a-bloom!
Thanks!
-Kristin B.

Denise said...

This is a very lovely line. BG always makes beautiful paper. Hmm, something I love. Fridays (like today) - because it means my husband will be coming home tonight and we'll get two days all together as a family of four :))

Stacie said...

I have to say, I love my baby girl, Kara. She's 19 mos. old and the light of my life. Her father isn't too far behincd....I love this line too. I think I can get it at my local Michaels. I'm going there after work today.

Cheryl said...

I love spending time with my family. Is there any better sound than hearing your kids laugh?

I also love gettting some time to myself to craft, read or just think.


This BG line is beautiful.

KellyG said...

LOVE your card! Wow! I also really love spending time with my son!

craftymom205 said...

Beautiful project

Anonymous said...

THUD! (<-----Did you hear that loud noise from over here?)
Out.stinking.standing!

Teri

alisa logue said...

I LOVE that lace paper ribbon on your card! Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing! -Alisa

Sue said...

I love paper. One can never have too much paper.

I also love colors. The combo on your card is not one I would have thought to try but I really like how it looks.

Scrapamum said...

I love it!

Karen B. said...

I love your card today, but I would have to say I love my two little boys too!

Stefanie Staniak said...

First of all I have to tell you that I "Love" your card and everything Basic Grey. Next I will say that my husband has been my one and only true love for 38 years! It doesn't get any better than that.

Carol said...

I love your card! There is so much great detail. I love everything about paper crafting, especially the wonderful people who share their creations!

Angy said...

Love the layers and lace! Love the soft colors - such depth and beauty.

Col said...

I LOVE the beach, and I'm so excited because that's where I'm spending the weekend!

GORGEOUS card, I adore those lacy paper layers!

Jessica said...

I love the vintage feel of the Basic Grey collections. They do it so well!

Kathleen said...

I love having time to check out some of my favorite blogs, and seeing I had a chance to WIN some fabulous new products!

Beautiful card!

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

What up girlie! This is just stunning, I love your pleated bottom! I LOVE this Capella line as well. BG lost me with a few of their lines last year, but this year, they have captured my heart!

abcbayer said...

I love being visually stimulated and drawing inspirations from all I can see in the world.

Chriss Blagrave said...

OhMy, you have made such a luscious card! I love it and I also love everything that paper crafters get to experience; collections of colours, themes, textures, having the right tools to craft with, making someone a card.
Awesome prize to be won, Thanks!

Dede C said...

Fabulous card. I just love this time of year.

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Nice work.

Lynne Phelps said...

I love love love stamping and card making! My sanity savers, so to speak! Your card is gorgeous, and I'm really loving the soft, understated color palette of this Capella line!

miriam daniels said...

Love the lacy detail! Great card.

Kelly said...

Beautiful card!

I love the view out my window -- of a lovely 14er.

Jessica Wekenman said...

I love everything about my card making hobby! From decorating, organizing, and just being in my craft room, the whole process and end results of my project, to the constant support and love shared with the online crafting community, and then of course there's the shopping to top everything off like the cherry on top! Basic Grey is my favorite brand! Your card is gorgeous!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

I love my husband! And food. :)

Mary Ashby (Happy Now) said...

Of course I LOVE my family, only a little more than I would LOVE to be a winner today! :)

marilyn said...

BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL!!! LOVE this card . .. and my wonderful husband and son!!!

Kelly Massman said...
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Kelly Massman said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors! I love my family!

Ida P. Krause said...

What a gorgeous card. Is that lace paper? It's divine looking.
Things I love: My Savior, My Family, My Country and of course Stamping!

Angela Fehr said...

Love this. It's so gracefully elegant and the colour combo is unusual. A winner!

Shaz Wall said...

I love Chocolate!!!! and pretty paper of course.

LaurieJ said...

What do I love? Well first of all I love your card! Is that lace or is it paper lace? If it is paper, it looks stunningly real - well done! Secondly, I love my DH. He is the best man I know.

PinkPug,INK. said...

I love my little monster (pug), Cinnamon! :) He was born on Valentine's Day so he's my little love pug & makes me smile everyday. :)

Btw, your card is lovely!

~Lori Roop (loree2000 SCS) said...

I love all your ruffles! Too cute!

Janet S said...

I, too, love the ruffles on your card. But if I have to be totally honest with you, I LOVE winning great prizes BEST! LOL Thanks for the chance to win during this great blog hop. :D

Tammy James said...

I'm loving the last of the Autumn colour hanging on our tress. The layers in your card are lovely

Sara said...

I love my family to pieces! And I love stamping. It's just the best thing to do when life is busy. thank you for inspiring me today.

Lindzie said...

I think the lace adds an nice elegant touch. I love being with my family. I've learned they are very important to me!

Brenda Weaver said...

First of all, I love those ruffles! At the top of my list of loves are my family and paper crafting.

Katie {choc0holic} said...

Beautiful! Right now I am loving cherries. I picked some up this morning and the kids and I have already gobbled them all up!

Sandra said...

I love my family - loving husband and 3 beautiful children.
thanks for the fun, great card.
Sandra

Elaine Wilson said...

Very nice card. I just plain love life!

Noblekatt said...

are the ruffles paper? awesome!
jenn post

PamS said...

I like the vintage look of your card. The lacy effect is gorgeous. I love the colors in this Basic Grey collection.

Becky said...

I love my fiancé. :D But I also love your card! So elegant and pretty!

kimosabescraps said...

the lace is just stunning!!!

I love the sound of the kids laughter as they play outside these beautiful summer evenings!!

Diane S. said...

Something I love? Besides playing with paper and making cards?? I love my dear sweet husband so very much!

Julie Campbell said...

Well... for starters.... I love your card. :) The way you created those scallops is so cool! And... I love the sound of little kids' laughter. :)

Deborah said...

I love the smell of puppy breath :)

Jessica said...

I guess I can say I pretty much LOVE stamping!!!! Yeah, it's such a fun passion and my most favorite thing to do!!!

ArlaMo said...

I love spending a little time every day being creative!

heidi said...

Love looking at my baby sleeping here <3

Cheri said...

I love being outside in the sun digging around in my garden. It is so fulfilling and relaxing!

Cynthia B. said...

Your card is crazy-beautiful! Wish I could describe it better, but my eyes just about popped out. SOOO pretty what you've done w/ the lace. :)
What do I love? Of course first - God and family. But right now I'm really lovin' the hop and all the eye candy! Thanks so much for sharing.

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

Your card is gorgeous! I love my kids. :)

narutopenguingirl said...

What a pretty card! I love my husband and my daughter :)

Sharon said...

I love my pets (my dog and cat). They are sweet, cute, and are never rude to me like my teenaged son!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

So pretty! I love receiving packages from my paper crafting supplies store, just like today, I had 2, and it is my birthday, how perfect can this be!

Summer Braxton said...

I love THIS!! And stormy, dark mornings like today because my daughter sleeps in :)

bzyPTmom said...

I love your card and love Basic Grey papers--I also love summer--no more school--hooray!

Stacy said...

Wonderful card! I LOVE seeing all of the blooming flowers right now.

Kathy Martin said...

Wow! AMAZING Lace! No pun intended! :)

Melanie said...

Beautiful card!!! Okay - what I love... well..since school is out we've been spending more time together - my daughter! I was just telling her a story today about a "moment" I had with her when she was 3 months old...a "love" moment. :)

scarthur said...

The is so soft and pretty. Love what you did with it!

Tricia said...

Beautiful card, Maren! I love Basic Grey!

Danielle said...

So pretty! I love it!! Thanks for sharing it with us!!

Sew-Ink said...

Very pretty! Love the softly stamped flower!

Heather said...

Today I love doing little art projects with my three year old. She is really starting to enjoy the creative process :)
Thanks for the chance to win.

Michellem said...

I love spring cause the Hydrangeas are blooming! So gorgeous!

jengd said...

Great card! So feminine! As for love, there are lots of things I love but one on my mind lately is that I LOVE that I'm finally going to my first CKC this summer! YEA!

Christina said...

Gorgeous card, especially the ruffled lace on the bottom! As for what I love, I absolutely adore my husband but nothing quite compares to the love I have for my 2 darling children!

Nerina said...

I LOVE PaperCrafts special publications - and no, I'm not just saying that because of the hop ... last time I took an international trip they all came with me :0) I couldn't leave home without them!

TeenaBugg38 said...

oh my! First off I loveee the lace on that card....stunning!!!! What else do I love? My family :)

Giovana said...

Beautiful card Maren! I love to create pretty things and give them to the ones I love and care about.

Angela said...

Beautiful card-love the lace! I have to say I love love love the beach and I am missing it so!

Gwen said...

I LOVE making cards and I love that my dh (whom I love!) sees the value in my little hobby!

Tiffany Heilman said...

stunning card! it is so beautiful.

Marla said...

Love the ruffles! Great card.

Jessica Canham said...

I love all the lace on your card! I love my cats. They keep me smiling.

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