Card Creations Blog Hop

Hi all!

It is that time of the year again. The latest installment of Card Creations from Paper Crafts magazine is here.

Volume 8 to be exact.

And I am thrilled today to be tvaking part in the Top Ten Blog Hop to celebrate the issue’s release.

I’ve got a card to share with you, but let’s first talk about the issue.

If you don’t have the issue yet, stop. Run. Get yourself a copy of it. If you can’t find it at your local craft or book store, you can find it here in the Paper Crafts and Creating Keepsakes store.

The issue is jam packed with cards for nearly every occasion. Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, friends, you name it. It is one of my favorite issues each year. I love it even more this year. That’s because everything is FRESH and all new. Not a single project in it appeared online before the issue came out. Not a single one was on a blog. Not a single one in an gallery. I can honestly tell you guys that this isssue with all that freshness and newness truly inspired me. I found so many of the projects swoonworthy.

Ok, ok, so you get the point. Enough gushing about the issue.

For today’s hop, Cath and the rest of the Paper Crafts gang really outdid themselves. They picked 11 of the hottest collections from CHA-Winter and paired the gals on the hop with them.

And, hee hee hee (imagine that in an evil, happy, giggly kind of way), duddddde. I got paired with Jenni Bowlin and got to use her Homespun collection. 🙂 🙂 🙂

Here’s what I came up with.

Every single ounce of the patterned paper here is from Jenni Bowlin’s Homespun collection. The butterflies are also from her. The letters are from Doodlebug.

What more can I say but that I love those papers? So. Dang. Pretty!

Leave a comment on my post here today and you’ll be entered in a drawing through Moxie Fab World to win Jenni Bowlin’s Homespun collection, as well the other 10 collections that Cath and the rest of the Paper Crafts crew love.

Be sure to hit the blogs of the other gals on the hop to see who they were paired with and what they have done with the goods. They are:



Teri (that’s me!)



Kim H.




Kim K.


Also, be sure to leave a comment for Cath on Moxie Fab World. Cath will take all the comments left on all the blog stops (as well as Moxie Fab World) and pick one winner at random to win all 11 of the collections. Yes, all of them. Say you hit every blog and leave a comment, you’ll be entered in the drawing 12 times.

Comments will be accepted until midnight on Sunday, May 30. The winner will be posted on Tuesday on Moxie Fab World. The winner must contact Cath via email through the Moxie Fab World blog.

Wishing you all the best of luck.

Thanks for stopping by today!

353 thoughts on “Card Creations Blog Hop

  1. needless to say very very pretty !!

    I am so proud to see those butterflies on your card because I own those yummy Jenni Bowlin butterflies too and in a darn pretty blue 🙂

  2. Like this card…with school holidays coming up my girls will be wanting to make cards like this

  3. You ever look at something that is so pretty you just want to sit there and study all the details? YEAH this card is that! Love it.

  4. Your card is so cute and simple, I’m probably going to scraplift it right away this weekend with scraps from my scrapbook bin. Thanks.

  5. Oh, this card is just over the top. Looks like a miniature quilt…but fresh and modern, too.

  6. Oh my…this card is lovely! I think my favorite element is the {musical note butterfly}; that’s the pianist in me speaking. 🙂

  7. I just love the dp and layout of this card. The colors and details are beautiful. Thanks for this inspiration.

  8. I just love your card! The rounded corners of the ‘quilty bits’ are so neat – and how cute is that musical butterfly?
    Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  9. This card is awesome! Not only are the papers beautiful but you showcased them so beautifully!! Jenni Bowlin must be so proud to see her products used in such a great way!!

  10. I love the way to put this on the diagonal! So fresh!! TFS! P.S. I covet those butterfies.

  11. So Refreshing to me….I love the different patterns. Talent beyond the imagination…lol
    So So Super Sweet

  12. LOve those pretty papers… and love your card layout. So cute with the alternating right angles and rounded corners and all arranged on the diagonal. I’d like to CASE it soon. Thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Wonderfully vibrant and ‘happy’ colors! Love the layout you used, truly showcases the selection of color and pattern in the collection.

  14. Love the papers, butterflies and the way you rounded only two corners of each square. Wonderful card.
    God bless!

  15. Lovely! I love that you made this card using the home spun collection remind us of a quilt. Love the butterflies!

  16. LOVE your card creation! I have never seen someone do the diagonal with triangles before – absolutely delightful result and I’m running to my craft room after I post to give it a try! Thanks, Teri, for the fabulous inspiration!!!

  17. Love your card. The Homespun collection is wonderful such bright colors. Your butterflies are just a great finishing touch. TFS

  18. Yor card is just wonderful. I love the butterflies they are a great finishing touch. The Homespun collection has the greatest color combo’s. TFS

  19. Oh my, this card is just gorgeous! And those papers? ::swoon::
    I will be lifting this card design for SURE! Thank you so much for sharing!

  20. Well, you outdid yourself with these papers! Way to showcase the different patterns with this card design. SO lovely. And the stitching is a perfect touch, with the black die cut sentiment!

  21. Thank you Teri for sharing. Awesome card! I am also loving your sketches in Go To sketches. I have been following page by page. You can see my creations on my blog.

  22. Just a beautiful card. The butterfies are a wonderful touch. This collection is just so bright and cheerful. TFS

  23. Love the way you showed ALL of the papers in this beautiful collection from Jenni Bowlin. Thanks Teri!!

  24. Those butterflies have been tempting me. I love how you put the squares of PP on the diagonal; something I will want to try.

  25. Love this card! I really like the way it’s made on a diagonal. The papers have beautiful small prints — perfect for cards or scrapbooking.

  26. Love the color combo! and the angle! and the butterflies! Oh I just love the whole card! Cuteness!

  27. REALLY stunning… Love the angle of the design and the rounded corners on the paper squares. Awesome!

  28. It’s great that you can make patterns work so well together. I am definitely challenged in matching multiple patterns with each other or the right solid color…

  29. I LOVE LOVE this card. Maybe its the simplicity or just the cool layout, but it is fabulous! 🙂 Love how you combined the set of papers with the butterflies. Thanks for the inspiration!

  30. Great card! I really like all the little details you put into it! The rounded corners,the sewing, the angles,and the butterflies make it so sweet.

  31. I love the angle you used with this card, it’s stunning!
    This is such a pretty line of papers 🙂

  32. I love this card. This is my first stop at your blog but I guarantee it won’t be my last! I love your style!

  33. I absolutely love you card. It is simply fantastic. I don’t know how anyone would not smile every time they look at it. And the paper collection is to die for.

  34. I love what you did with the squares – not only rounding alternate corners, but putting them on the angle like that. Love the papers themselves too!

  35. This card is great – love the angle you placed the squares on. And the butterflies are fabulous!

  36. This is a most wonderful card!! Everything about it is yummalicious! The papers are so appealing and I want that butterfly!

  37. What a delightful card. Love all the fun patterns of paper and how you cut them at angles and rounded the corners on some.

  38. So sorry that you didn’t like the paper collection you had to work with:) LOL!!! Beautiful creation!

  39. Wow, I love this card. The design is very creative, the way you laid things diagonally and how you alternated the corner rounding.

  40. I love the uniqueness of this card! It’s really nice! The magazine is FANTASTIC!!! What a great issue. I have so many pages marked with post it tabs! Too fun. Thanks for your contributions!!!

  41. Dang, girl, this card ROCKS!!!! I LOVE this paper collection and you definitely rocked it here! WooHoo!

  42. This card really packs a “WOW” punch. I love how you placed the patterned paper on the diagonal. I think I’m gonna have to try this out for myself! Thank you for the inspiration

  43. Love the colors, and those darn butterflies everywhere are KILLING ME! I have to go get a die or punch or something!ahhh!

  44. Your card makes me want to get busy on my quilting. I love the colors, the design, the stitching and of course those cute little butterflies.

  45. Beautiful card! I can’t even imagine what I’d do with all those lovely collections. 🙂

  46. You card is gorgeous! Love the angled square design, and the way you punched the corners on the squares is genius. 🙂 TFS!!

  47. Love those little butterflies! And the angles make your eye go up and see the entire card. Nice!

  48. Oh! I really really like this card! The paper is fantastic, but the sketch is so cool too! Thanks for the inspiration!

  49. Playing the hop to win the gorgeous goodies is one thing – but we all win every time we click on a blog!! The inspiration is simply overwhelming – your card is beautiful – like fresh air, spring and happiness all in one go!

  50. Oh, Teri! I LOVE this card! The papers & colors are fabulous, but the composition of it is spectacular — and I’m not usually crazy about diagonals. This one’s wonderful.

  51. that card is the best! It is so gorgeous. I am gonna card lift in about 10 minutes once I look at all the other girls sites. love love love it!

  52. Wonderful papers! Such variety and wow, so smart to include so many in one card. Who wouldn’t love to have those their stash.

  53. Wow, your card is amazing!! Papers are so cheery & love the different angle pf you lo, I never seem to think outside the box like that. Thanks for the inspiration 🙂

  54. This is so cute and the colors, wow, so me!
    TFS. Got to agree with everyone one the angle, a new perspective.

  55. Love your patchwork designed card. It is a clever way to use lots of wonderful papers on the same card. They are lovely papers too.

  56. Wow! Your card is very creative! And it’s just an unbelievable giveaway! I can’t imagine having so many goodies! 🙂

  57. I love the way you incorporated all your favorite papers into one card, very creative. Love it!

  58. Your card is great. This is a wonderful way to use up those scraps that I can’t seem to part with.

  59. Love the clean & simple lines of the card and especially the simple lines of stitiching! Very Nice!

  60. Love this! Great use of the patterns. Such a bright and cheerful card. Hope I win…I love all of the paper collections that are featured!

  61. This card rocks my world! The paper is fab and angling the papers sends this ove the top. he paper manufacturer couldn’t have come up with a better design to showcase this set!
    Sharon L

  62. I love this paper and especially love the design of this card. I will be scraplifting this one!!

  63. Love your tilted card – how clever! I like really like the composition, the butterflies and the sentiment – what a great way to feature a collection!

  64. Terri,
    I hope you are reading this? Is this an A4 card?
    what size are the punches? i just LOVE LOVE this design?

  65. Super Duper Cute! I’m getting hives I’m soooo excited about all the terific new products!!

  66. Love your card and how you utilized all those gorgeous papers. All the little touches, the angles, the rounded corners, the stitching… really think of everything.

  67. Stunning! From the rounded corners, the stitching, all those yummy paper and the butterflies, this card is pretty much perfection!!
    have a most fabby weekend!!

  68. What a beautiful assortment of pretty papers! I love the way you assembled them to perfection and stitched in the white space to balance it all out 😀

  69. Teri your card is WOW! I love these papers and just love how inventive you got with them! I bet you could totally solve that puzzle…ya know the one where you have to connect a box of lines with only 3 straight lines by thinking outside the box! You’re fab!

  70. Love visiting your blog to see what you come up with. This time is no exception, your card is awesome.

  71. I LOVE your card & these papers. Your card just seems to pop out of my screen…. love, love, love it!

    Thanks so much for sharing & the chance to win!!!

    okj83 at live dot com

  72. well, this card is for sure going in my idea file – really love the idea combined with those papers! just great!!!

  73. Love the diagonal layout of your card! The patterns, colors, and butterflies are so pretty! Just a great cheery card!

  74. Oooooohhhhh! Loving the design of the card. It took me a second to figure out that it wasnt a thumbnail but the whole card. You had me fooled there.

  75. Your card is wonderful. What a great easy design and a great way to use all the pattern paper combinations! Love it!

  76. Wow – your card really shows off those beautiful papers well. The patterns are a great scale for cardmaking. Thanks for sharing!

  77. I really like how you did these rounded squares on the diagonal. The butterflies are so cute!

  78. Love that paper. I gotta get some of her papers – I think I love all of them. Love the little butterflies. Thanks for sharing.

  79. Teri, You did SUCH a nice job with the Bowlin papers and embellies. Jenni B. knows how to make luscous papers!
    ~Shari R.

  80. You did an awsome job on this card I can see why yours was picked. I love the butterflies and the corresponding papers. Keep up the beautiful work for us to enjoy. Gina Kinde

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