Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Ashley's Birthday Blog Hop is here!

Welcome to this, the next stop on Ashley's Birthday Blog Hop! You should have come here from Abby's Blog, but if you started here or get lost along the way, here's the official order!

Ashley - http://myscrappinpalace.blogspot.com
Courtney - http://courtscrafts.blogspot.com
Wendy - http://wendyscreativecraftingcorner.blogspot.com
Angela - http://creativecraftin.blogspot.com
Jillian - http://princessandthepaper.blogspot.com
Darlene - http://talesoftayandbay.blogspot.com
Abby - http://scrapbookaholicbyabby.com
Tracy - http://adventures793.blogspot.com ME!
Momo - http://madebymomo.blogspot.com NEXT!
April - http://ajoy2scrap.blogspot.com
Kristin - http://lilsweetpeasplace.blogspot.com

When my best friend, Ashley, asked me to be a stop on her blog hop, I knew I had to make something super special! I made two projects: a card and a gift tag.

The Card:
I started out with my brand new(I FINALLY got this for Christmas- I've been abusing Ashley's!) and FAVORITE cartridge, Create-a-critter! I'm really quite pleased with how this Birthday card came out...especially the glittery cheeks and toenails!

Pig: Create-A-Critter, cut at 3 1/4
Accessories: from the tiger on the next page also cut at 3 1/4
Scrap cardstock in pinks and purples
Cuddlebug embossing folder
EK Success edge punch
Fiskars stamp
Pop Dots

For the Tag:
I thought I just needed to make more party animals while I was at it, and this is what I came up with!

Create-A-Critter: cut at 3 1/4
Accessories: Hat from the Tiger, bag from the snake; both cut at 3 1/4
"Just for You": Phrase option for the Snake
scrap paper, and yellow Swiss Dot paper
Googly eyes
Recollections Yellow flower eyelet
Pop Dots
Red ribbon
White Gelly Roll Pen
Metallic Silver Gelly Roll Pen
Stardust Gelly Roll Pen

Now for the BLOG CANDY! I've got a few card packs, some stationary and a notepad, all from Studio G in the Bohemian collection. They're so cute, and just bursting with spring fever!

Leave a comment on one or both of these projects, and a random fact about YOUR BFF (even if they don't like to scrap with you all the time like mine does!) and you'll be entered for the candy pictured below! I'll draw the winner on Thursday, so make sure you leave me a way to get a hold of you!

Thanks for hopping along with us today- I hope you're enjoying this as much as I am! For you, on to Momo's Blog!



  1. First Happy Birthday Ashley!!!!
    Love your embossing on the card
    My BFF is Margaret aka Sage. She introduced me to the cricut and papercrafting conventions.
    We do crops at her house cause she has the perfect table for more than one person to work at.

  2. what a cute little pig....and sweet little tags

  3. my bff's all come to my house every friday nite to scrap and chat.......its great to bounce ideas of each other

  4. Love the card and tag....thanx for the inspiration and chance to win..:)


  5. The card is adorable!! My BFF and I both like to scrap, but sadly we live in different states.
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

  6. Love that you have the pig holding the pinwheeel - fabulous.
    A fact about my BFF - she is from Virgina but is in FL and longs to be back in her VA home - she misses it terribly. Love her!

    luv2scrap44 at yahoo dot com

  7. Me and my BFF don't have the same interest in scrapping and lives a long ways away. But we do talk all the time and she helped me design my scraproom!


  8. The pig and pinwheel are just adorable!! What a super cute card. My bestie and I met over the internet just over a year ago. She lives clear across the country from me, but we talk everyday. She is an avid paper crafter and we enjoy this hobby together.


  9. Love your card and tags. A fact about my bff is she doesn't like paper crafts but loves to sew.


  10. Love the card! Very cute!!!

    My BFF does not craft, shes says she cant sit still long enough lol...

    pinkyswrdawn at hotmail dot com

  11. Love the card and gift tags. Cute ideas. BFF and I both love to cook and invite each others family over for dinner monthly

  12. Card and tag are adorable. Sadly I have no BFF, but I have lots of new scrapping friends on the internet.

  13. Love the snake tag. Your projects are so cute. Always like the piggy ones. Random thought on my bff. Always there to talk to .

  14. Great card and tag. Love the google eyes!

  15. your color are terrific and i do love the sparkles, my bff and i only get together every other month since i moved. (sniff,sniff)thanks for the lovely prizes you are offering.

  16. Very cute card and tags! Create-a-Critters abound in this hop, don't they? I love your artsy blog background design too!

    lucyblueeyz at yahoo dot com

  17. Great card and tag!

    No BFF for me...

    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

  18. Cute cards, so nice you're so supporting of your BFF.
    Thanks for sharing.

  19. Cutw card, it's sad to say but I don't have a BFF :(, but know a lot of people.


  20. cute cards, my BFF loves turtles and is an awesome person, we met on FB. TFS,

  21. Cute card and tags! My BFF isn't a scrapper she is into sports. We have been bff's since we met in second grade...that's been over 35 years ago.


  22. Very cute cards...and I love the tags too! I really like the colors you used and the details on the cards. I keep forgetting to get out my border punches and use them! I love BFFS!

  23. Very cute projects Tracy! I just love tags! My BFF prefers to just put her pictures in an album with no embellishments at all so I especially love to make special cards for her and little scrapbooks! Thanks for sharing your creative style with us. rdunham@q.com

  24. I LOVE that tag with the snake!

  25. Very cute card and tag! CAC is my favorite cart too. A random fact about my BFF is, is that she loves quilting.
    Thanks for sharing us your projects.
    reneeleeak at yahoo dot com

  26. Sweet card and ssssssweet tag with the snake. My BFF went to school with my oldest daughter and I would help with parties and such. I have her as a little girl on videos but really didn't know her that well. Then she grew up and had children and I grew older and had a Granddaughter that went to school with her children and we met up through the PTA and because best buds. She started scrapping with me but then life got in the way...kids grew up...but we talk just not scrap.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

  27. I agree with you! Those glittery toe nails are the cutest!! :) My BFF is not one for crafting, but she's still pretty awesome :) For me, while growing up it was hard to make friends that last because my father was a career marine and we moved alot. But I met Shannon in fifth grade, and through all of the moves that came after, through me going to college, getting married, and even becoming a mommy, we have stayed in touch and our friendship has lasted :)
    ~Libby @ beachcreationsforyou.blogspot.com :)

  28. Hello! Cute card & tags for Ashley's birthday! I really like the colors & composition. The embossed paper really jumps out! Random fact: my BFF & I were college roommates! Have a great day!

  29. I love love love create a critter...it is one of the best cartridges..Great card

  30. That card is just too too adorable! My BFF random fact is that we have know each other for 45 years. We met in "Stewardess" (that's what we were called in those days) training. She is still flying and I flew for 35 years! Wow!

  31. Adorable projects. The tags are awesome! Love the Piggy cut. After this blog hop I am going to have to go get the Create A Critter cartridge.
    My BFF... is actually my Mother. She supports me in everything I do and Loves to craft also, just has no time for it right now. But let me tell you, when she retires... oh boy am I getting her started. LOL

  32. Great project. My BFF loves grater's ice cream.

  33. Love the Card and the Cute tag!
    My BFF, I have know for 6 years now and we love to get together and scrap!
    kfordyce6638 at gmail dot com

  34. I love the CAC cartridge. Very cute projects.

    sjpenkacik at gmail dot com

  35. Lovely card and tags! Thank you for sharing! My BFF lives out of state - but we both love to cook for friends when we are together! gikinney1@gmail.com

  36. Super cute card and tags! TFS
    My BFF loves coffee and baking!

  37. I loved the card, the sparkly pig is perfect!! My BFF snores (he's my hubby!!)


  38. I think it's adorable!!!! My BFF and I sometimes buy the same clothes (separately) and we show up for work sometimes wearing the same outfit. It's pretty funny.

  39. Love the embossing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  40. Love the Card
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