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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Cards for Kids Valentine's Daly Blog Hop


Hi, everyone! Welcome to the Cards for Kids Valentine's Day Blog Hop! If you have come from Beckie @ http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com/ you're in the right place. If you're just joining us, please go to Faith Abigail's blog at http://www.faithabigaildesigns.com/ and start at the beginning.

Valentine's Day is the perfect time to show someone how much you love them. So this year, let's send a little love to those that need it most!

Each of us has created a Valentine's Day card for a sick child and we're asking you to do the same! Simply, create a Valentine's Day card, link it to this blog entry (link-up will remain open until February 7 at 12:00am) and mail it to:

Faith Abigail

10621 Fuller Ridge Circle
Charlotte, NC 28270


On February 10th, all of the card's will be collected and donated to a local children's hospital. Please include a small message inside your card. Envelopes are not necessary.

Now, what would a blog hop be without prizes! We have some amazing prizes donated by some very talented and generous women and lots of ways to win!

Krystal Andrew @ http://www.gettingcricky.com/ has donated one of beautiful Valentine Stamps sets!


Nicole @ http://thetwinery.com/ has donated The Ultimate Color Sampler Pack featuring fourteen gorgeous colors of twine!


Monique @ http://monkeydoodlecricut.blogspot.com/ has generously donated FIVE of her fantastic Cricut Kits: The Simple Life, Toy Story, The Stampede,  Mom and Me, and Catch a Wave.


All winners will be chosen by random.org. In order to win:

- Be a follower of Faith Abigail Designs @ http://www.faithabigaildesigns.com/ (one entry)
- Like Faith Abigail Designs on Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/faithabigaildesigns (one entry)
- Leave a comment on this blog post (one entry)
- Leave a comment on each of the designers blog post (one entry each)
- Post about this blog hop on your blog, website or facebook and link back to this post (one entry each)
- Create a Valentine's Day card, link it to this entry and mail it to the provided address. Please create and link as many projects as you'd like! (TWO entries for each card submitted!)


I have created 3 cards for our Cards for Kids Valentine's Day Blog Hop!


I created this Lots of Love Card using EK Success Daisy Scallop border punch and the Plantin SchoolBook Cricut Cartridge.  I used a 4.25"x5.5" pink card base, pink striped patterned paper, and a strip of dark pink paper.   I cut the hearts at 1.75", 1.25" and .75".  I embossed each one with a different texture, inked all my edges and used foam to pop up all the hearts.

My second card came about as I was playing experimenting with some different sized pink buttons.


I used a Martha Stewart corner punch to add some extra interest to the patterned paper.

This third card is by far my daughter's favorite!


For this Elmo Valentine I used the Cricut Cartridges Elmo's Party and Plantin Schoolbook (for the heart balloons).  I also used some twine and red Stickles and popped all my cuts up on foam for added dimension.

I have some blog candy to give away also.  I have a small collection of Valentine's Day themed items.  To be eligible for my prize, please leave me a comment here on my blog (you do not have to be a follower but I would appreciate if you were).  If you would like to increase your chances, make a card (as many as you would like) and link it up.  I will use random.org to choose a winner on Feb 10th.


Thank you for checking out my Cards for Kids Valentine's Day card! Please continue along to the next blog and check out all of the wonderful projects that our designers have created!

Blog Hop Order:


21 comments:

sleigh

Elmo is just the cutest!!! Lovely cards and I really like the simplicity of the two heart card, yet it's eye catching...thank you!

jessica

Adorable cards!! Love them all and so with the kiddos at the hospital!
TFS
jessica
chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
eschfamily@yahoo.com

Creative Cutter Room

These are all three sooooo cute! Love Elmo I think your daughter is right he is adorable. So glad to be on the hop with you. TFS Cathie
www.creativecutterroom.com

Lisa

All three cards are so beautiful!! I love Elmo and his heart balloons!! So adorable!! I'm a new follower and I'm happy to be hopping with you today!! :)

Lisa
indymermaid.blogspot.com

Marcia

Great card ideas! Love the blog hop!

mb6464@hotmail.com
marciasmemories.blogspot.com

BrendaB

Love your cards! That Elmo is especially adorable!

Charlotte

How adorable are your cards. WOW!! You have been so busy these days. I just love all three of the cards. They are each so pretty and will be such a sweet surprise for the children.
Charlotte

Chriss America Real

I love all of your cards! The one with the buttons is really cool! Hi, I am your new follower #42, come follow me back if you like!

www.chrissandlou.blogspot.com
america57@comcast.net

Jessica

Faith, your cards are fantastic. I love the embossing and punches you used on the first one. The dimension is really great on all 3. They are sure to bring a smile to the kids' faces!
:O)
Jessica
Happy to be a new follower, too!

Scrappin Dhilly

Such beautiful cards, I'm sure the kids will love them all especially your daughter's favorite! I love the reason for this blog hop, I'm inspired to create some cards to send to Faith! I am also a new follower, I love supporting fellow bloggers!

http://scrappindhilly.blogspot.com
scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

Aman

Great card! Very cute!

amanbains1 at gmail dot com

ShersL84bed

Beautiful cards. Love the colors. I'm following your blog.

Smiles Sher
SHersL84bed@aol.com

Lara

Adorable! I like the Elmo one too! Nice work! lclass003atgmaildotcom

mitz

... ** luv, luv . luv ** your creations.. who wouldnt want to recieve any of them ?? thanks for the opportunity at your candy mitz_zee@yahoodotcom
( follower )

Larelyn

Oh my, your cards are wonderful! I love the button heart, but Elmo is adorable and the first one is fantastic. So glad we could share in this wonderful project.
Hugs,
Larelyn

Faith Abigail Designs

These look awesome! Thanks so much, Brandy! I'm so happy you could participate in this hop. Love you!

marg0006

I have done blog hops befor so I am a follower of all of you. I love the brown, white and pink combination.
marg0006@verizon.net
Loving Scrapper 101

4kids4

Wonderful cards for a great cause! Your Elmo card is sure to be a hit!! :-) TFS! I linked up my card. :-)

~Sharon C.

Kate

What fabulous cards! I especially like the dimension on the first. Blessings to you for making so many cards for the children!
It's such a treat to be in this blog hop with you!
Kate
Small Bits of Paper
smallbitsofpaper @ hotmail.com [remove spaces]

Nasir

I like the button heart.your cards are wonderful!


plastic cards
plastic card printing

BettyBee

Very good! So glad you linked them to my Blog candy challenge at BettyBrett.blogspot.com, too! Good luck! I will also participate in your Valentines for the Children program.
Hugs,
BettyBee

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