Cricut Craftin Friends Blog Hop

This hop is still open for you to link-up and also for prizes. It is for a great cause, so please hop over and look HERE .

Welcome to the Cricut Craftin Friends Blog Hop 
Celebrating Cricut Craftin Grammys 1 year

I'm so happy you could join us for this hop! Suzanne asked a few of her Cricut Messageboard friends and co-design team friends (Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog, Lasting Memories and Sweet Sassy Diva )to join her in this 2-day hop.  She asked us to share anything creative as long as we used a Cricut (or other die cut machine if you do not have a Cricut.)


Your choice of a $25 gift card from either Michael's or Joanns.

Hop Rules
Must Be Followed to Win Grand Prize

1. Leave a comment on ALL hop stops for BOTH days of hop.

This is a 2-DAY hop, be sure to check out both days so you don't miss any creativeness. Because there are a large number of participants,  you will have until January 30th to post your comments for the two days of the blog hop. 

Now let's get to it...

I used Doodlecharms for 2 different heart cuts, both cut at 2". I welded them together with my Cricut Design Studio software. I embossed with a Sizzix folder.The patterned paper is from a two Martha Stewart Valentine's Day packs. The solid pink stock is from Walmart.

Though this card is simple, I thought it was cute. I again used my CDS. I used Mini Monograms and welded together 2 scalloped square bases. I used my Nestabilities die and ran it through my Big Shot to get the scalloped circles. The hearts are bling from Walmart.

I am so honored that Suzanne asked me to be part of her celebration. I am on the DT of Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog with her. She is an outstanding crafter, teammate and friend.

Now hop on....don't forget the rules ;0)

Suzanne http://cricutcraftingrammy.blogspot.com/ ***Start***
Also posting for Cindy who does not have a blog

Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog Friends
Charlotte http://alittlebitofdetail.blogspot.com/
Melanie http://melaniemakes.blogspot.com/
Beckie http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com/  ***You are Here***
Faith Abigal http://www.faithabigaildesigns.com/ ***Next***
Kate http://smallbitsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Lasting Memories Blog Friends
Stacia http://happyandscrappytoo.blogspot.com/
Michele F http://fishmememoriesandmore.blogspot.com/
Elizabeth http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/
Karen http://creationsbykw.blogspot.com/
Denise http://thruthelookingglass-glassgraffitix2.blogspot.com/
Michelle http://scrappinforkenzie.blogspot.com/
Jennasa http://findtimetocreate.blogspot.com/
Kimberly http://leokc34.blogspot.com/
Amy http://www.lovetocrop.com/

Message Board Friends
Terri http://craftmeaway.blogspot.com/
Brenda http:// friendscraftinwithfriends.blogspot.com/
Vickie http://vickiesscrappings.blogspot.com/
Rachelle http://creationsbyrachelle.blogspot.com/
Shawnee http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com/

Sweet Sassy Diva Blog Friends
Lori http://www.scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com/
Mindy http://grammiescraftroom.blogspot.com/
Tina http://tiggersscrapplace.blogspot.com/
Jen http://3catsandabug.blogspot.com/

Whew....long post, huh? Well worth it though :0D
So how about a snack before you go on your way?

The awesome Nikki of Paper Piecings by Nikki has very generously sponsored this gift certificate as my blog candy.

Go check her out...such cute pieces and you don't have to have SCAL or a cutting software. Just print and color...use as a digi or hand cut 'em.

My Blog Candy Rules
Must Be Followed ;)

1. Be a follower of my blog and leave a comment on this post (1 entry).
2. "Like" Paper Piecings by Nikki on FB HERE (1 entry).
3. Find Nikki's blog, become her follower, and leave a comment on her blog that I sent you (3 entries). 
3. Then come back on Tuesday, Jan 31st and see who Mr. Random Number Generator chose as the lucky winner!

YAY! Now get to hopping...you gotta alot of work to do. It will be worth it. And remember...you have until Jan 30th to get it all done.

Come back tomorrow for more fun.

Be blessed, Beckie


abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Cute cards!

Brenda said...

Both of your cards are beautiful!

Aim said...

Super cute cards!! I like the embossing on the first one and the GLITTER on the second (we like glitter here!!)...

I'm a new follower and I "liked" Paper Piecings by Nikki (I already follow her blog)... :) TFS!!

Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Beckie I love both your cards. The first one the embossing is great and cute background paper. Love the shape and hearts on 2nd one too. Thanks for your kind words about me and for being part of my first blog hop. :)

Karen Wilson said...

These are both so pretty! I love them! I have this cartridge too .. be great cards for the kid's for Valentine's. TFS!!!

Rhonda Emery said...

so pretty love it

Stacia Brandt said...

Pretty Valentines!! Love them

Sheri said...

Very pretty Valentine cards. I love the papers you choose. Have a great day and keep crafting.

Charlotte said...


Both of your cardss are great. The embossing on the hearts is so pretty. I love the shape of the second card and all of the glitter! It is so much fun hopping with you.


Michele said...

Super cute cards you have done! And you are right... "Simple" an be the cutest!! I just became your follower. I liked Nikki's FB page. I also found her blog... left a comment that said you sent me. Super cute stuff!!

Michele said...

Ohhh... and I am following Nikki's blog too. Thanks!!

jkstiles77 said...

Both cards are so cute ... just perfect for Valentine's Day!

Mary J said...

Both so gorgeous Beckie!!! I love how you use die cuts!

Unknown said...

Very Sweet Cards
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Unknown said...

What lovely cards!!!

TerriK said...

Pretty cards! I love the paper and embossing.

jessica said...

Great cards Beckie!!!

Denise Pustelniak said...

Both your cards are gorgeous! Perfect for Valentines Day!

BlueCrayons said...

im loving your cards. so simple but yet so elegant. i have the DS but dunno how to use it. :(

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Rae Ann said...

Very cute cards!
Rae Ann O.

Vicki said...

Very cute cards. I'm a follower.

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Vicki said...

I liked Papeer Piecings by Nikki on Facebook.

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Vicki said...

Already a follower of Paper Piecings by Nikki. Left love on her blog.

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Anonymous said...

i love how you used the cutout of the heart. this is a very pretty card!!


Kate said...

What great cards! Both are fantastic!
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Unknown said...

Very cute cards! Love the heart details:)

Michelle (scrappinforkenzie) said...

both of these cards are beautiful! Love the papers and the embossing :)

JaniceA said...

Both card are beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

ibecircled.blogspot.com said...

Love them both and totally going to scrap lift this Idea!! I love my Design Studio!! TFS!!!

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Anonymous said...

Beckie, your cards are so pretty, hugs, Lori m

Vickie said...

Love both of your cards.


marg0006 said...

Am already a follower. Such a sweet card.
Loving Scrapper101

marg0006 said...

Went over to facebook to like Nikki. Thanks for the chance at some candy.

marg0006 said...

Went toNikkis page to leave a comment but didn'tfind where to post comment.

Jennasa~findtimetocreate said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous. Love the texture yu used on the first card and the glitter you used n the second.

~Jennasa findtimetocreate.blogspot.com

Juliana T said...

Love your cards! I like the colors and the way you put things together.

Jessica Buffa said...

Just starting the hop, but am loving your cards. I think I have those papers . . . I will hunt for them today! Thanks for inspiring me and reminding me what is in my stash!

JustYolie said...

Beautiful cards Beckie!!

Debbie said...

wonderful valentine's day cards love both thanks
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Debbie said...

became a follower of Nikki's blog thanks
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Sue D said...

Very pretty Valentine's cards!
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Unknown said...

I really like the paper and embossing of the card.
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