Card Creations, Vol. 12 Designer Blog Hop

Holly Card Creations, Vol. 12 Designer Blog Hop

Holly Anderson

Hello, and welcome to the last day of Card Creations, Vol. 12 week! Today we have an awesome blog hop planned for you. Eight of our contributors from this issue have teamed up to help me spread the word about Card Creations, Vol. 12!

By now you’ve heard from Stacy, Susan, Kimberly, and Jennifer about different pieces of this issue. With 132 pages of amazing inspiration, there’s a lot to appreciate!

CC12 2014 Cover 300px Card Creations, Vol. 12 Designer Blog HopSeriously, there are a lot of exquisite and inspiring cards in this issue. Take this Fresh Cut Congratulations card by Alice Wertz for instance.

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Cozy Thinking of You Card by Rachel Narens Izakowicz

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Nice execution, right? So anyway, back to the hop! Our eight designers have each made a card based on a sketch as well—one of the sketches found in the back of the issue. Plus, they’re all giving away copies of the issue, so make sure to comment to win, and come back here when you’re done! Here are the sketches they chose from.

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Okay, now you’re ready to hop!

  1. Chan Vuong
  2. Kalyn Kepner
  3. Ashley Marcu
  4. Katie Gehring
  5. Vera Wirianta Yates
  6. Alice Wertz
  7. Deena Boese
  8. Maria Fischer

So, how was it?

Now I have another chance for you to win! Comment below telling me your favorite occasion to make cards for and I’ll randomly pick one of you to win the Garden Party collection from Pebbles, plus a copy of Card Creations, Vol. 12!

photo1 Card Creations, Vol. 12 Designer Blog HopAll comments must be received by Tuesday, March 11 at 5 pm Mountain Time.

Thanks for checking in!

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178 Responses to Card Creations, Vol. 12 Designer Blog Hop

  1. Cindy C. says:

    Awesome card from Alice. I thought it was pattern paper!!!
    Great blog hop, so many beautiful inspirations!
    My favorite occasion to make card has to be birthday!! Thanks for the chance!!

  2. Denise Bryant says:

    Awesome prize! I love making birthday cards! Fun to customize the card for the recipient!

  3. Katie says:

    I love making birthday cards. Its a fun and easy way to personalize a gift for someone special!

  4. Kristen V says:

    I love going all out on birthday cards. The more time I have, the more I can create!

  5. Mei says:

    It’s definitely gotta be Birthday cards! There’s never any restrictions on how to make one and there’s bound to be a birthday all year round so it’s never too early!!

  6. Angela Miller says:

    Any and everyday is perfect for letting someone know how you feel. Whether it’s a miss you, get well or happy birthday card it means so much to receive a lovely handmade card in the mail!

  7. Teresa Godines #6857 says:

    I love all of the different takes on the sketches. My favorite occasion to make cards is for Valentines Day.

  8. Jolene Drake says:

    I’m not sure if this counts as an occasion but I love making cards to encourage people who are having a rough time. That brings me the greatest joy to encourage someone else. Loving the inspiration I’ve seen from the new Card Creations Vol.12. It would be awesome to it to my collection.

  9. Lory Cole says:

    I make a lot of birthday cards. Unfortunately, I’ve found myself making a lot of sympathy cards in the last couple of years.

  10. Kelly Flaherty says:

    I can’t believe how amazing this prize giveaway is, y’all are so generous! Thank you so very much for the opportunity to win.

  11. Katie B. says:

    Wow, such awesome cards from the team, I am so impressed! And I learned a bunch of new little tricks and got some ideas too! Great job everyone. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  12. Katie B. says:

    Oh sorry, I forgot, my favorite occasion to make cards is for someones birthday, because I personalize the card to what that person likes. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  13. Barbara R says:

    I don’t think I necessarily have one favorite occasion to make cards for but I do make a lot of Christmas and birthday cards…… ;)

  14. Cindy Z says:

    Birthday Cards and Christmas Cards. There is some fun stuff in this giveaway!

  15. Kelly F. says:

    What a wonderful prize package, thanks for the opportunity to win.

  16. wendy says:

    Birthdays and holidays are top on my list.

  17. What a gorgeous floral card! Amazing it was all stamped! My favorite occasion to make cards is for Christmas! The stamps and papers are all so festive!

  18. BVincent says:

    I enjoy making Thinking of You or Missing You cards

  19. I love to make birthday and Christmas cards…the blog hop was fun! Thanks for the chance to win a copy of this magazine!

  20. Laura says:

    My favorite time for cards is always the holidays!
    Especially halloween and christmas, my favorite holidays, I always feel most creative and playful with my cards then!

  21. Loly Borda says:

    My favorite occasion to make cards is Christmas, but I make a lot more birthdays and thank you cards than Christmas!

  22. Cynthia X says:

    Very nice collection. I like to make birthday cards. the friends and family I give them to truely appreciate the time and effort it took me to make the cards. That is why I like to do.

  23. Kelly F. says:

    I love creating paper crafts for Halloween with Christmas coming in a close second. Thanks!

  24. thia Beniash says:

    I am making cards for all my family and friends this year! Not a one will be store bought! Happy birthday to all!

  25. Kim says:

    I make all the cards we give out, but the most common one, and the one I enjoy most is for birthdays.

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  27. Di Ayers says:

    What a lovely card made by Alice…just luscious!
    I make a lot of “hello”,”friend” and “miss you” cards as these are just so nice to send off to friends and family…I’m trying to make these my email substitutes.

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