Blog Hop 11!

Holy cow.  Blog Hop 11!  That means that I’ve been participating with this wonderful group of fellow demonstrators for almost a year now.  I almost cannot believe it’s been that long, because it seems like it has been no time at all!

I’ve been a bit out of touch in recent months.  We went through the drama (yes, DRAMA) of staging and selling our home and buying a new one.  Between cleaning and packing and working and unpacking, I almost forgot how to stamp.  LOL.  But now that we’re all settled, ok mostly settled, I am jumping back into the game.

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This month’s theme is Holidays in July — with a twist.  What is this twist, you ask?  We had to create a holiday card using non holiday items.  This was REALLY hard for me!  I had all of these ideas in my head, but when it came time to translate those ideas into a paper craft, my brain and my hands did not cooperate.

This was my first attempt:

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I love color combo of Emerald Envy, Rich Razzleberry, and Mint Macron.  I love that darn chicken.  In my head, the trees made it “holiday-ish.” In reality, not so much.  SO, back to the drawing board, so to speak.

Here is my 2nd attempt:

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I went back to what I’m comfortable with, both with color and content.  LOL.  A Smoky Slate Foxy Friends fox, a little Island Indigo scalloped circle, some Foxy Friends DSP for accent, and a Pool Party base embossed with Softly Falling TIEF.  I did cheat a little — I couldn’t *not* do something holiday related, so I used the December Paper Pumpkin for the pretty scripted Merry Christmas stamp.

Now, let’s take a look at what our next friend created.  Hop on over, (yes, that pun was intended) to Rebecca Urban’s blog by clicking

http://www.101projectswithrebecca.com/

Rebecca Urban

or jump back to Sarah McDermott’s blog to start at the beginning of the hop.

http://papercraftartistry.blogspot.com/2017/07/holidays-in-july-with-twist.html

Sarah McDermott

Or you can pick and choose your order from the list below:

1. Sarah McDermott

2. Kristie Walthall

3. Rebecca Urban

4.Courtenay Heuston

5. Lisa Ann Bernard

6. Georgia Missy Gaydos

7. Jenn Curtis Charles

8. Lou Kitzelman

9. Sharon Dalton

10. Kimberley Anne Morris

11. Anjelique Stempelkeuken

12. Amber Thompson

13. Marieke Bart

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