Thursday, June 30, 2011

Young Crafters Unite Blog Hop

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Young Crafters Unite Blog Hop

Welcome to my blog on the Young Crafters Unite Blog Hop!!  If you're following the hop, you should have arrived from Madison's blog.

Why am I a new crafter??
I started crafting only 3 months ago, and I LOVE every minute I spend doing it. I am also very excited as this is my first blog hop ever!!

My favorite thing
Honestly, at this moment, being so new at all this, I love everything, I love seeing how my cards are coming out, I love reading blogs from other very talented people (you should see my Google reader, it used to be only for work related blogs, it is now full of craft blogs) and I love seeing videos of how to do things.
One other thing which I really love is shopping, seriously, I used to love buying cloth for my kids, now it's all stamps, ink, paper, tool, dies.... I can spend so much time just browsing sites that sell craft stuff. I'm even interested in the haul videos on YouTube... yes, I think I caught the "craft bug" big time :-)

But for this project sake, I choose my new Cuttlebug as my favorite thing. I really like using it. It's really new, I got it 2 weeks ago and I really like experimenting with it.

Here is the card I created for this blog hop. It was made for a friend who is about to have a baby girl (any minute now...).

Look at the little bunny popping out.

Here is the inside of the card

and here is a close up from the side to see the different layers.

Paper: Itsy Bitsy designer paper from K&Company. Raspberry Fizz from PaperTrey Ink.
Ink: Rose Bud Memento.
Letters stickers: Mini Alphabet Sticker set from MyLittleShoeBox.
Stamps: Handmade with Care by Hero Arts. Baby feet by Recollections.
Ribbon: Darice baby feet.
Dies: Limitless Layers: 1 3/4" Circle Collection from PTI. Spellbinders Nestabilities Standard Circles Large.
Tools: Cuttlebug, Corner Punch, Foray gel pen, Tonic trimmer, Tim Holtz Non Stick Serrated Snip Scissors

Another project which I loved and think came out nicely is this Thank you card (the flowers are all created with a cuttlebug die), and I would like to dedicate the card to Britta and Maria, who came up and organized this blog hop. - Huge thanks!!

I really hope you enjoyed the card and my post and I would love to hear what you have to say. I encourage you to comment
Randomly selected commenters from the blog hop will have the opportunity to win a $20 from Simon Says Stamp, their choice of stamp set from Paper Smooches or their choice of stamp set from Lawn Fawn (leave comment by end of day Monday, July 4th to be included)

If you  made it so far, I am really proud of you, your Next stop on the hop is Angie Ha 

Participating Bloggers - be sure to stop by all of them and leave a comment!
  1. Marie
  2. Aditya Gupta
  3. Leanne
  4. Ruby
  5. Kim Hughes
  6. Jen Rzasa
  7. Stephanie
  8. Jamie Leija
  9. Heather Ruwe
  10. Chari Moss
  11. Janice Daquila-Pardo
  12. Kelly Latevola
  13. Bunny Vance
  14. Cathy Pulickal
  15. Jan Hunnicutt
  16. erin t
  17. Priya Mohan
  18. Kathy Nakata
  19. Ezlie Perez
  20. Karen Baker
  21. Amy Courchaine
  22. DianetheLibrarian
  23. Christiana Reuling
  24. Jill Foster
  25. Isha
  26. Lynsey V.
  27. Danielle Walls
  28. Donna Bowman
  29. Cynthia
  30. Neha
  31. Mary McCarthy
  32. Tania A
  33. Ujjwal
  34. Amber R.
  35. Deena
  36. Kristy Smith
  37. Jillian Vance
  38. Ashley N Newell
  39. Danielle Daws
  40. Paulina Nakamura
  41. Michele
  42. Kathy Racoosin
  43. Natasha
  44. CiCi
  45. Melissa Shea
  46. Deborah Nolan
  47. Faith Abigail
  48. Vicky Papaioannou
  49. Heather I.
  50. Jess Larsen
  51. Anna K.
  52. Brittney Baker
  53. Madison
  54. Efrat S.  <-- You are here
  55. Angie Ha
  56. Joy Taylor
  57. Lauren S.
  58. Wendy Frederick
  59. Lisa Geraty
  60. Elizabeth Campau
  61. Sandra
  62. Casey Gainey
  63. Patricia
  64. amanda
  65. Britta Swiderski

Thanks, Efrat. 


  1. What great cards you've made! I love that you decorated the inside of the first card as well as the front side =) And thank you for dedicating your second card to Britta and me,- that's so sweet =) Thank you so much for joining our bloghop!

  2. What lovely cards you made but I especially love the 2nd one dedicated to Britta & Marie.
    Thanks for sharing!

  3. I to only started out a few months ago, thanks for sharing!

  4. Such pretty cards I am happy to be hopping with you Nice to meet you

  5. Aw I love the pink stitching round the outside that 'ties' the card together :) TFS!!!

  6. Wow! I love the flower card! Anything in that kraft color is awesome! That little elephant is cute too!

  7. I love both cards, but I think the flower one the most! I love flowers! Thanks for sharing with us!

  8. Is that Hebrew? If so, I LOVE it

  9. Such a cute card...I am new to this whole crafting thing myself... started 4 months back and loving every minute of it... TFS...


  10. Two very sweet cards! Thanks for sharing!

  11. Sweet Sweet cards, Thanks for sharing

  12. oops...upside down sort of this and alsoe loved the cards

  13. Beautiful projects! Thanks for sharing! :)

  14. What an awesome projects. The images are so sweet!

  15. Gorgeous cards Efrat!
    I am sure your friend will love the card that you have so thoughfully made for her :)

    Thanks for sharing! :D

    I am participating in the blog hop as well, I'm blog number 34!

  16. !Beautiful Cards! What pretty colors

  17. I LOVE your card Efrat! It is adorable! Thank you for sharing.

  18. thanks FOR SHARING!! HAVE A fabulous weekend!! =)

  19. What great cards and I'm so glad you have a translator. Your cards are so delicate and thoughtful. I can't wait to sign up to see more!

  20. Efrat, I would never know that you've only been crafting for a few months! Thank you for sharing your talent with us. I love the projects you've shared with us today and can't wait to see more from you. Thank you very much for joining us in the Young Crafters Unite blog hop!

  21. Very cute baby card--I like the foot prints and the thank you card is very nice!

  22. היי :-)
    שמחה שהשארת לי תגובה בבלוג - ככה נחפשתי לבלוג שלך!
    אמשיך לבקר ;-)


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