Saturday, January 19, 2013

The Everything ABC's Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!

For this hop we will be featuring the letter B. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their B element will be featured in their post.

If you came from Amber's blog at Scrapper's Therapy, then you're on the right track!

Here's my project for our "B" hop -- take a look at the picture and see if you can see what my "B" is:

My "B" is BUTTONS!!  I did one card where I threaded twine in the buttons and the other card without.  I couldn't decide which I liked better.

I made these A2 size cards using our Dakota paper pack.  I cut the 1st layer of Barn Red cardstock from the pack at 4" x 5 1/4" and the 2nd layer at 3 3/4" x 5".  The sentiment comes from our "4 My Friend" stamp set and was inked with Pacifica ink. I cut the mat for the sentiment using our Artiste Cricut cartridge.  You can find the image on page 35, A5, Accent 4, < 5 > cut at 3" and 3 1/2".

The "button" shapes at the bottom of the card were also cut using the shapes on page 46 of the Artiste cartridge.  They are on page 46, B6, Accent 3 < y > and Shift, Accent 3 < Y > cut at 1" and 1 1/4".


I then threaded twine through the buttons and adhered them with Liquid Glass.

Artiste Cricut Cartridge bundle (Z1790)
Dakota paper pack (X7157B)
4 My Friend stamp set (D1510)
Pacifica Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (Z2192)
Liquid Glass (Z679)

Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is Theodora of Celebrate Crafts

Here is the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way:

1. Amber La Mons ~ Scrapper's Therapy YOU CAME FROM HERE
2. Lucy Kelleher ~ Love 2 Create YOU ARE HERE
3. Theodora ~ Celebrate Crafts 
4. Linda ~ Scrappy Therapy 
5. Shalana Glass ~ Scrappin' with Shalana 
6. Joanne Barnes ~ Josie's Joy 
7. Kathy Johnson ~ Kathy's Creative Corner 
8. Alicia Olson ~ Love Stamping 
9. Kelly Lane ~ Paper Petal Memories
10. Jen Patrick ~ Roxybonds Scrappin 
11. Shelly Nemitz ~ Just One Piece 

Thanks for stopping by -- have a wonderfully crafty day!



  1. Great cards. It's hard to find a card that is masculine and this one could certainly be for a man.

  2. Very nice B-Day cards. I like them both with twine and without. Nice use of the Dakota paper and I love your instructions.

  3. Very cute Lucy! Thanks for sharing.

  4. Love your cards Lucy, thanks for sharing.

  5. i love that you used the Artiste cart. though i've had it for a little while, i am still finding new designs! Thanks for sharing

  6. I love the arrangement of card stock behind the buttons! It emphasizes the buttons!

  7. Great use of Dakota...I'm liking it more & more every time I see a cute project like this.

  8. beautiful card!!!



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