Saturday, July 2, 2011

Summer / 4th of July Blog Hop and Just Us Girls!!

Happy 4th of July Weekend everyone!!

Today I'm sharing with you this week's Just Us Girls Sketch challenge and participating in an amazing Summer/4th of July themed blog hop put together by the wonderful Taylor Ursy!!

Here is this week's Just Us Girls sketch be sure to stop by JUGS and play along with us:



Just Us Girls Design Team




Here is my project for this week this works for both:

Here I used some {ippity} stamps from the kit called: Now and Always and the sentiment is from a Unity KOTM. Interested in {ippity} kits stop by my shop TyKat Supplies for more and I don't have what you are looking for please let me know. Free gift with {ippity} purchase. I am also sponsoring today's hop with an {ippity} prize so be sure to go through the hop for a chance to win.

Close up of flowers:


Now onto the hop for today!
There are lots of people playing and wonderful prizes to be had. I created clickable links on the names but left the addresses for you just in case.....

Taylor -- http://taylorusry.blogspot.com - OUR COORDINATOR EXTRAORDINAIRE
Cyndi -- http://scrappychickcyndi.blogspot.com
Lynn -- http://www.stamperosity.com/
Patricia -- http://thinkingofinking.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/
Alison -- http://alisonsrandomthoughts.blogspot.com
Berenice -- http://karbersweetescape.blogspot.com
Erica -- http://www.inkedupandreadytoplay.com/
Mary -- http://softangelkisses.blogspot.com
Janelle -- http://rainpuddlesdesign.blogspot.com
Erin -- http://stamptillucramp.blogspot.com
Maria -- http://riacreations.blogspot.com -YOU ARE HERE.

Jennifer D -- http://just4funcrafts.blogspot.com - YOUR NEXT STOP or hop from the top

Pam -- http://1pamperedstamper.blogspot.com
Angelique -- http://scrapping-angel.blogspot.com
Sandie -- http://sandieshores.blogspot.com
Wendy P -- http://paperinkandsmiles.blogspot.com
Suzi -- http://mrsweyremaster.blogspot.com
Kathy -- http://pixieduststudio.blogspot.com
Beth -- http://inkyfingersrule.blogspot.com
LinkWendy J -- http://papertherapy-wendy.blogspot.com
LinkKerry -- http://kerryischilling.blogspot.com
Louise - http://www.artfullyarticulate.blogspot.com/
Liz -- http://www.blackcatsstudios.blogspot.com/
Laura - http://www.rememberinglifesmoments.blogspot.com
Lee -- http://www.leekellogg.typepad.com/
Jennifer I -- http://www.justjingle.blogspot.com/
KrissyLink - http://www.paperinkspirations.blogspot.com/
Sunghee -- http://www.creativityinprogress.com/blog/
Cindy - http://cindycoutts.com/

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Companies Donating Prizes:


Stampendous - (3 Cling Jumbo Flowers plus a handle - 3 prizes total) they are giving away: one Cling Jumbo Tulip set , one Cling Jumbo Tiger Lily set , and one Cling Jumbo Dogwood set. Each set will one with a Jumbo Handle.

LinkChi Chi Memories
-(digi stamp set of winner's choice)

Pixie Dust Studio - 2 digi images of winner's choice (1 winner)

Dreamweaver's Stencils - prize pack to 1 winner

Karber Digital Studio - 2 digi images of winner's choice (1 winner)

Maria Levine -Ippity Kit (1 winner) - This is ME!

Skipping Stones Design - 1 clear stamp set of SSD's choosing (1 winner) --**as sooon as I know what the set is, I'll let you know)
Cindy Coutts/Christian Paper Crafts -one SU stamp set - Fast & Fabulous -- US resident only (1 winner)

Sunghee Chon - 1 a muse studio catalog + 1 stamp set of choice (Value equal or less than $12.99) for US resident only.

Sunghee Chon
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$20 gift certificates to Little Potato House template shop for US or non-US resident.

You have until Tuesday, July 5th at 6:00 PM EST to comment on as many blogs as you can. Winners will be drawn from random comments on blogs, and announced on Wednesday July 7th (on Taylor's (http://taylorusry.blogspot.com) blog).

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Well that is alot for one post! SO just remember JUST US GIRLS is having a sketch challenge and a bunch of us are hopping for the 4th of July weekend! SO be sure to go leave everyone some love!!!

NEW {ippity} release JULY 5th!! Stay tuned...

That's all for now!

52 comments:

Mrs Weyremaster said...

Beautiful creation, love the paper piecing :)
Happy Hopping
Suzi
xxx

Martha (Sissy) Speed Ramey said...

Love the colors! Flowers are amazing. You made a really beautiful card! Have a Happy 4th! :)

Taylor U. said...

Fun paper piecing, Maria!!! Thanks so much for hopping with me!

Lisa Kind said...

This is so fun and festive, Maria! Love how you used our patriotic colors and the sketch! So pretty!

Sherry said...

This is so great love the flowers thanks for sharing

Beth aka BR-T said...

Oh my gosh this is gorgeous I love the paper pieced flowers!

Lisa said...

Super cute. Thanks for sharing

jamlrise@comcast.net

Patricia H said...

What a fun and cheery card!

rosewendy said...

Another beautiful card.

Krissy said...

Love the papers you used!

Pam Hornschu said...

Love the papers you chose for those flowers and the layout for the card. Very fun.

Sandra said...

love the flowers!
Sandra ltb

sharon g said...

LOVE the flowers!!

Jenée said...

Fun, cool interpretation of the JUG sketch. Nicely done!

Jingle said...

Cute card!

julieprice3 said...

great card ,Love the design!
Hugs Julie P

Louise said...

Darling flowers, I really like your papers too! Happy 4th!

Lea said...

Cute card, love the papers!

Lea Kimmel

Indy said...

Love the card!

Laura Drahozal said...

I like the distress-y look of this card. Very cool

wendyp said...

love those flowers! Adorable card!!!

Scrappychick said...

Gorgeous card Maria! Love those stamps :)

Kerry said...

Gorgeous card, so fun and pretty, have a great holiday weekend!

mousekemom said...

Love the pattern flowers. Very cute card. Thanks for sharing your talent!
April D
Marion, IA

CCC said...

So cute. Love the striped flowers.

Billie Dee said...

I like that. What a fun card!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Nice project.

Charli said...

Love the papers you chose!

joy said...

Great job - love the papers you have used!

Alison said...

This is so cute! I love the flowers, and the paper you used for them.

Erin said...

Love the red, white, and blue flowers. Super Cute

Melinda Gleissner said...

Absolutely fabulous!

Isabel Z said...

Your card is amazing; I love it!

Clare G said...

Gorgeous card, love the design!

Angie said...

I so love the birday card. Those flowers are very eyecatching.

Thank you for sharing!

Angie said...

I so love the birday card. Those flowers are very eyecatching.

Thank you for sharing!

Lillian Child said...

What a fabulous take on that design! So lovely!

Rachel said...

Every time I see cards with buttons, it really makes me want to use them more often! TFS!

luvmy2girls said...

Adorable card! Have a great weekend!

sunghee said...

Great take on the sketch, Maria! Flowers are pretty, and love the buttons!

Stephanie said...

What a beautiful card! I really like how you did the flowers. They are fantastic!!

Elise said...

Holy Mackrel! YOU all are having too much fun around here! Well NO WONDER! With amazing and darling creations like this - OF COURSE! Yipeeee! Way to go, darlin' - this card, YOUR stamps - YOUR personal style = FABULOUS! Have a WONDERFUL 4th of July, sweetie pie! xoxox!

Toucan Scraps said...

great colouring on the flowers

Reba said...

Cute patriotic flowers!! Happy 4th!!

Nicole Brenna said...

You are so very creative and talented

Andrea M said...

BEAUTIFUL patriotic card Maria!! Love those paper pieced flowers! Awesome take on the sketch girlie!!!

Cat said...

What a gorgeous card! Love the flowers! Happy 4th!

FrancineB said...

So pretty! Love the use of patterned paper to make the flowers.

Jan Garber said...

First time at your blog! Fantastic sketch! Thanks to Jennifer Dove I have a new blog to follow!

Cornville Country Crafts said...

Love the projects! Thanks

Carol said...

Super fun projects!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Sue D said...

Very nice--I like the striped flowers.