Monday, July 16, 2012

Exploring Cricut ~ Christmas in July AND Blog Candy!

Welcome to a fun Christmas in July blog hop at Exploring Cricut. If you arrived here from Michelle's DELIGHTFUL blog you are in the right spot! If not, head over to Exploring Cricut's Blog for a full link list.

You don't want to miss a single stop, as many of this week's designers have blog candy they are offering! Check the bottom of this post for the prize pack I am offering! In order to play along and possibly win my prize, please post a comment on this post by 9PM Saturday July 21st and I will have select a winner. I will announce the winner of my blog candy on Monday July 23rd! 

    This week we want to see projects about

Christmas in July

Considering the temps have been close to 100 degrees what a better way to cool off? Try cutting some snowmen, Christmas trees and Santas!

And my project for the week using the Jolly Holidays Lite cartridge...

Cricut Cuts - Jolly Holidays

Bird & Layers - 2 1/5 inches
Merry Christmas & Layers - 2 inches
Birdhouse & Layers - 5 1/2 inches

Paper - Bazzill & Echo Park Season's Greeting
Embossing Folder - Provocraft - White Focal Panel
Stickles - Ranger - Diamond

So what kinda blog candy am I offering?  Ta-da!!!

Lori's Blog Candy

1 - 6 x 6 Paper Stack - Prima Songbird Collection
1 - 6 x 6 Paper Stack - Bo Bunny Camp-A-Lot Collection
1 - Bo Bunny Camp-A-Lot Collection Coordinating Buttons
1 - 6 x 6 Paper Stack - Bo Bunny Little Miss Collection
1 - Bo Bunny Little Miss Collection Coordinating Buttons
4 - Studio G Ink Pads
1 - Graphic 45 by Hampton Art Stamp Set
3 - Recollections Signature Flocking Powder (Ebony, Walnut & Banana)

Now I will send you on your way. Your next stop will be Kim's FABULOUS blog!

Thanks for stopping in! Don't forget to pop back in Friday to see my Exploring Cricut Daily Project! Blessings...



Georgiana said...

FABULOUS holiday card. I just love this cartridge!

Stay Creative,
Carson's Creations

Sheri R said...

This card is so cute! I love the way the bird and the mailbox are off the edges of the card :)

Sheri R

sherii at cfl dot rr dot com

craftymom205 said...

Love your card.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Annette said...

Super cute. I especially like the embossing! We sure could use some cooler weather and at least we can imagine it:)

The Creative Mommy said...

SOOOO stinking cute! I love the embossing on the background and I love that cartridge!! SUPER cute!!!

Crafty Hugs,

Diane said...

Love your card Lori!

Stephanie said...

Awesome Christmas card. Great embossing and background paper. I'm a new subscriber and Jessica sent me.

Ian said...

Lori, this card is so cute! I love the bird and birdhouse on the card. Great job! Makes me cold just looking at it. Job well done! :)

mum of two said...

I love this card! The embossing folder you used is so pretty :) I really wish I had bought that cartridge when it was available :) TFS


Anonymous said...

I seriously need to get that cart. Your card is wonderful. TFS.
Wow that is a lot of blog candy. That will be one lucky crafter/winner.
dmcardmaker (at
(email follower)

Jessica said to say she sent me.

Carol and Kaitlyn's Krafts said...

Love this card...and now I really have to get myself acquainted with Jolly Holidays. I've had it for over a year and never cut anything from have inspired me!

Carol (Carol's Creations)

Kim said...

Love your card! I may be scrap lifting this later in the year!!

Bucharoo said...

Sweet card. love the bird. This is one of my fave cartridges.

Karons Krafty Korner said...

I love this card - all the elements are fab. TFS

marg0006 said...

Oh so cute! Love the embossing and the adorable cuts. Wish I had the cart.

marg0006 at verizon dot net
Loving Scrapper101

Tam said...

what a cute card!
I'm still waiting for your book to come out. LOL
generous prize!

Ellen Jarvis said...

OH, I just love this card!! Do you mind if I scraplift it? It's adorable! I am a new follower!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

jennyplace2 said...

What a cute cute card, I am going to have to scraplift this one for sure! TFS and for the chance to win the Bo Bunny candy.

V Perkins said...

Your card is just soooo cute. I love Christmas cards with animals. I don't have this cart, but I see that it is a must have.

Sharon said...

Oh so very pretty!! Love the bird, birdhouse, embossing and great sentiment cut. :)

Craftin Desert Divas said...

I love the bird with the hat! Very nice.


Anonymous said...

So cute!Easy to mail...Very

LindaV said...

I love your embossing and this card is fabulous.

DIANA L. said...

Your card is so beautiful I love the traditional Christmas look.


Anonymous said...

How cute is that little birdie? Love the embossing and the "snow" too!

jennifer1812 at yahoo dot com

DonnaSue said...

The bird is so cute and I like the way you used different colors on the words.

Deborah Young said...

Oh my goodness...this is absolutely adorable! I love a little 'tweet'! tee hee.

Speaking of birds....that 'flocking' is calling my name....looks gorgeous!

Wonderful blog ;-)

Emily said...

I love your Christmas card Lori! The bird is so festive it makes me ready for Christmas!

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