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Saturday, January 8, 2011

#5 Sweethearts - Be My Valentine Blog Hop


Hi everyone! Welcome to the Be My Valentine Blog Hop! I'm so excited to be a part of this hop and can't wait to see what all of these talented ladies have created! You should have arrived here from The Crafty Creation Spot. If not, head over to Creations With Kathryn to start from the beginning. You don't want to miss any of the fabulous projects!

For my project, I have created some Valentines for my son to hand out to his little friends at preschool!





To make these little Valentines I used the Sweethearts cartridge. I used a Valentine's Day themed double-sided paper pack by K & Company called Ka-Zoo and cut the squares at 3 inches. The puppies/kitties are on the front of the card and the sentiment is on the back. I used a border punch by Fiskars for the scalloped trim.

The envelopes were cut at 4 1/2", also from the Sweethearts cartridge. The opening is at the top. I adhered a 5/8" paper strip around the outside and attached a stamped heart image over that. The "friend" heart stamp is from the I (Heart) Hearts stamp set by Stampin' Up!. The inks are Real Red and Rose Romance, also by SU!
My son, who is 3, is so excited to give these to his friends. He doesn't seem to mind that they are not all that masculine - hopefully he won't change his mind when we pass by the Lightning McQueen and Spiderman ones in Walmart :-)
Hope you like them!
Now I have a little bit of blog candy to give away - some 6"X6" paper from the same stack I used for my Valentines (there are 2 each of 16 double-sided designs) Some of it is even glittery :-)
There are also two coordinating sticker packs to go with the paper!


To win this prize, please leave a comment on this post and I would love it if you would follow my blog! Also, please be sure to leave a way for me to contact you if you happen to win!

Now it's time to go visit the talented Lisa at Cricuting With Lisa and check out what she's created!
Here is the list of bloggers in the hop in case you get lost along the way:
1) Wamfamily - Creations With Kathryn - http://wamfamily.blogspot.com/
2) Craftyscentiments - Crafty Scentiments - http://www.craftyscentiments.com/
3) Lechristina3 - All Things Crafty - http://allthingscrafty3.blogspot.com/
4) TinaB - Tina Time - http://ollieanddextersmommy.blogspot.com/
5) Buggin Out - Paper Crafting Chic - http://papercraftingchic.com/
6) SamaraGugler - Hybrid Artist-Samara Gugler - http://samaragugler.blogspot.com/
7) NicoletteSimpson - Beyond Scrapin - http://beyondscrapin.blogspot.com/
8) Lissa - So Many Crafts, So Little Time - http://somanycrafts.wordpress.com/
9) CraftyCreations - The Crafty Creation Spot - http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/
10) JenniferHawkins2 - Confessions of a Scrapaholic - http://scrapaholicjen.blogspot.com/ - ME!
11) LisaKnight - Cricuting with Lisa - http://www.cricutingwithlisa.blogspot.com/
12) Scrapincovers - Cricut Crafty Clare - http://cricutcraftyclare.blogspot.com/
13) CroppinMomma - Croppin Momma Designs - http://croppinmommadesigns.blogspot.com/
14) ScrapHappyDeb - Deb's Electic Thoughts - http://debseclecticthoughts.blogspot.com/
15) ScrappyJess - Scrappy Jess - http://scrappyjess.blogspot.com/
16) Iluvscrpn - Ink and Paper Creations - http://lezlyes.blogspot.com/
17) Txscrappermom - Tx Scrapper Mom - http://txscrappermom.blogspot.com/
18) Scrappin Nanapuddin - Scrappin Nanapuddin - http://scrappin-nanapuddin.blogspot.com/
19) Octoberbeauty - Macy Bella Designs - http://macybella.blogspot.com/
20) JavaJen - Java Jen Creations - http://javajencreations.blogspot.com/
21) Oni's Wife - Crafty Baskets - http://craftybaskets.blogspot.com/
22) Scrappin'Place - Scrappin' Place - http://scrappinpalace.blogspot.com/


Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy hopping!

96 comments:

  1. I love your cards! I have to make them for my daughter's school as well.

    Have a blessed weekend!

    Shawnee
    http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com/

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  2. Wow, you have been busy. These are really pretty an I still haven't even started on my DD's valentines yet. TFS Thank you for particiapting in this hop.

    Kathryn

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  3. These are adorable! His preschool friends will love them!

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  4. I will have debated if I am going to do my preschooler's cards or if we are going to make them, this is just to enticing

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  5. These aree sooo adorable! Great job! TFS! Have a great weekend!
    ~Dorcas
    4craftyangels (at) gmail (dot) com

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  6. Wish my kids still did this, these are sooo cute!!
    Cindy
    miller896042atbellsouthdotnet

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  7. What a great prize! I am following!

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  8. These are just so cute! I bet all the kids at school will love them. TFS

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  9. OMG!! I love these! Great Job! Thanks for sharing. I now follow your blog.
    pattig161@yahoo.com

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  10. These make me smile!
    lynlee4@gmail.com

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  11. Lovely cards. Wish i had a grandchild I could make these for. TFS
    Debbie
    http://craftywizard.blogspot.com/
    debbie_craine@hotmail.com

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  12. I love those Valentines! I miss this time of year when my son was young. I would have loved to have a Cricut back then! Already a follower and a fan!
    jtg0398 @ sbcglobal dot net

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  13. cute cards!! Inspires me to make some for my preschooler!

    nygator95 at gmail dot com

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  14. I love all of this! How cute is your stuff!! So glad to be now following you!

    lbcwelchmom(at)gmail(dot)com

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  15. Looks like you have been busy, all of that paper is adorable!! Very cute project!

    Amy V

    silly_girl_823 at hotmail dot com

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  16. Love love love your V-day cards!!!

    http://stephaniejohnsonscraps.blogspot.com/

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  17. I love your Valentine cards they are very cute!!!
    kristinrip@gmail.com

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  18. OMG, the cutest cards, I LOVE the puppy love! TFS and thanks for the chance to win some great candy!

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  19. What a cute idea..i love it..and yours are just adorable...thanx for sharing your idea...:)

    nicolle at nicollelovesscrapbooking dot com

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  20. Very cute cards. I just love the puppy love. Thank you for sharing.

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  21. Adorable cards and great candy. Thanks for sharing. I'm already a follower.

    vwilson577 at yahoo dot com

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  22. Wow! Love them. I was thinking of doing something like this for my granddaughters. What an inspiration ... thank you! I am now a follower and would love winning the blog candy. TFS.
    djhu98 AT aol DOT com

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  23. These cards are beyond adorable! Thank you so much for sharing! My favorite is the Smitten Kitten! hehe!
    Contact Info: incase I get lucky enough to win that amazing blog candy!
    email: arebori0204@gmail.com
    New Blog: www.scraptillyadrop.blogspot.com
    HAPPY NEW YEARS!

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  24. love the cards! I just got the numbers from the grandkids so I will be making 100 cards between now and v day. Thanks for the ideas!

    dfhenson@q.com

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  25. Those are adorable! Great job. :)

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  26. so cute..cleaver ideads TFS!!

    cathie
    scraphappycat@gmail.com

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  27. Adorable valentines!
    avrawill@wideopenwest dot com

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  28. Love your cards, you have been so busy. I am already a follower of yours, love your blog.
    Cherylann (prinkles)
    prinkles@woh.rr.com

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  29. Wow, you have been very busy. Your sons classmates are going to love them!

    Sandy
    http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

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  30. Jennifer,

    These are great!
    I wish my kids were still little so I could make some for them.
    Your sons classmates are going to love them!

    thanks for sharing and for the chance to win:)

    ExpressionsByElaine.blogspot.com

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  31. Adorable!! Love the puppy one! They are all so cute!!

    Tanya
    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com
    http://www.thecrookedcutter.blogspot.com

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  32. The cards you made for your son are so cute. Thank you for sharing and having a fun blog to follow. pjritsema at gmail dot com

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  33. Aww, such a cute idea! I'm a new follower and am looking forward to seeing more projects in the future (and digging through some of your others, too!)
    Stephanie
    scrapadelic at gmail.com

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  34. Your little cards are adorable! love them! Glad to be on bloghop with you!!

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  35. Great cards! I did my first mulicut for thank you cards, and it was so fun! Breezing through without having to think so much, I like it.

    spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

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  36. Wow ~ your valentine cards are adorable!!! I follow you already :o)

    www.scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com

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  37. Love the cards, TFS, pammejo1@yahoo.com
    http://pammejo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com/
    I am a follower

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  38. Adorable cards. Love them. Thanks for sharing.

    Mandy
    mjbaker at earthlink dot net

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  39. Great job. What a way to get a jump on making cards for your son.

    Yolonda
    yianthony at yahoo dot com

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  40. These valentines are so sweet! My youngest started Junior High this year so no more valentines for 30 kids :( Makes me sad in a way. I am joining your group of followers after having browsed your blog - I love your creative style!

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  41. The valentines are super cute!! You did a great job on them and I'm sure your son will love handing them out! Love the paper you used too! Kim Gladden
    kimgladden@gmail.com

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  42. These are so vey sweet. Makes me want little kids again. Love your blog.
    passionatelypaper@gmail.com

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  43. I'm CASE'ing this project for my friends at work!! My son and daughter are too old to take stuff to school but I love taking stuff to work!

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  44. I love these cards, they are just adorable! The puppy is too cute! TFS!!

    Jennifer

    cricutdiaries at yahoo dot com

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  45. Very fun Valentines cards! They are too cute and I really like fact that they are double-sided.
    Thanks for sharing with us!
    reneeleeak at yahoo dot com

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  46. Really cute Valentines! I wish I had owned a Cricut when my son was a child. I would have loved making projects for him to take to school.

    Anne
    lucyblueeyz at yahoo dot com
    Trinkets-n-Treasures.Artfire.com

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  47. These are too cute.
    scbeck3 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  48. Awww.. these are so cute. Your sons little friends will be thrilled to get these. Thank you for sharing.

    Marianne S.
    sthquilter at gmail dot com
    www.paperorfabric.blogspot.com

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  49. I love the valentines! Really makes me wish I had children so I could create something like that too!

    dmcarlisle09atgmaildotcom

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  50. Great valentines. They are so cute. TFS
    janejohnson13@wildblue.net

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  51. Boy, how lucky these little preschoolers are. Nice cards. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win. I am a follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

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  52. What great cards for all those lucky little kids. What a wonderful give away. pennyspad@sbcglobal.net

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  53. Cute.
    Now I just feel lazy!
    All I have been doing is cleaning up my work space.

    TFS

    Arlene

    http://creativehandiwork.blogspot.com

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  54. What lucky friends your son has--and what a lucky mama he has! These are darling! Thanks so much for sharing! Thanks for the great blog hop! I'm a follower...karelj at ksjennings at gmail dot com and http://karelj.blogspot.com

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  55. OMG! You have been one busy lady, darling valentine cards! TFS.
    jennyplace26@gmail.com

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  56. Love your handmade valentines. Thanks for the hop and giveaway!

    jenlovcarr at aol dot com

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  57. Those are very cute! I have the same problem as you. My DH works away and I have 2 kids at home so I have very little time to get things done but I might have to try to get some valentines for my oldest daughter to take to school!
    lklebs1 at yahoo dot com

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  58. Cute Valentines. TFS bettylarryn at yahoo dot com

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  59. I love this and your Blog is great too.

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  60. Awwwwww they are so beautiful! Love the idea!

    Happy to be a new follower :-)

    Please come check out my little blog :-)

    http://misspinkcricut.blogspot.com

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  61. these are all so cute u did such a great job!!! tfs and the chance to win!
    -jamie
    babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

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  62. That is too cute. I love the puppy. I need more time to crop. PinkiMimi (paezworld at verizon dot com).

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  63. The cards are cute and I am sure your son will just walk right on by all the other cards he see's in walmart!! TFS!!!

    http://ibecircled.blogspot.com
    ilovetonkinese2athotmaildotcom
    Rexann

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  64. Oh, how cute, you did a great job

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  65. What adorable cards you made! I'm a follower. Thanks for a chance at some great blog candy.

    Babe
    youiesmom@att.net

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  66. Great cards!!! Just adorable.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

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  67. Such cute valentines! TFS!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  68. My favorite is the smitten kitten !

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  69. My "little" guy is taller than me now! Guess I will have to make valentines for MY friends this year! Thanks for sharing!
    BobbisTreasure@aol.com

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  70. Perfect cards for his class. Great job
    lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

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  71. I really enjoyed hopping by! I love your work and I can't wait to see your projects using all of your carts...I became a follower to I can check back. Have a great weekend.

    Andi
    sparkymom76@yahoo.com

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  72. Wow!I remember giving/getting cards in school and they sure didn't look like that! Ok, so I am going back a couple of years...few years....well, many years.....ok, when we rode dinosaurs to school but we didn't write on stone tablets, we did have paper but none as nice as that.
    I am a follower.
    susanslomski at yahoo dot com

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  73. I LOVE the puppy love ones!

    Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    ~Ola
    okj83 at live dot com
    zloe.blogspot.com

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  74. Your Vday cards are so cute. I wish I could make them for my children, but with them being boys they want the store bought ones. Crazy boys!! TFS!!

    amandaremus at gmail dot com

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  75. These are just darling. I remember doing things like this when my children were little. So sweet.

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  76. I love paper more than anything so thanks for the awesome giveaway! I am a new follower and just love your project. So cute!
    XO ~ Amy Jo
    amyjrockstar at gmail dot com

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  77. these are the cutest cards i have seen!
    rmini@satx.rr.com

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  78. Very cute. My 10 year old niece has decided she wants ME to help her with her Valentines this year.

    VinDeeLoo
    vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

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  79. The cards are wonderful! I wish my sons would let me make their cards!

    Thanks for the chance to win blog candy!
    Angela
    lauermaa@gmail.com

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  80. Thanks for sharing this cute idea! My son needs valentines to hand out to his classmates and these have given me inspiration to create his!!!

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  81. I love your little cards they are very cute~~
    Kacee
    mcvicwif@yahoo.com

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  82. I saw that puppy in sweethearts and haven't tried it yet. Thanks for the ideas! I'm your newest follower!

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  83. The cards are so cute.His friends will love them.You have motivated me to start on my cards.Thanks
    tamarahazel@comcast.net

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  84. Very cute valentines. that sweethearts cartridge is cute. Keep up the good work

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  85. How adorable. Love your cards. T4S :)

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  86. Fabulous work on the valentines cards. I totally use to love getting these in elementary school!

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  87. These are really great valentine cards!
    I am already a follower of your blog
    TFS and a chance to win
    Bonnie Cantu
    http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
    ascrapabove(at)aol(dot)com

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  88. What adorable valentines. The kids are going to love them. Good job mommy!! Love the paper.
    Marcie

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  89. That's so wonderful you made the cards for the kids...they are all so cute!

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  90. Wow! What a great hop! You all have done such amazing projects! Thanks for the chance to win! http://cricutcouple.blogspot.com

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  91. Love all your creation. I want to follow your blog but I have some *blogger* problem right now. Will try later ^_^. Thank you for sharing such wonderful crafts.

    My First Card
    http://myfirstcard.blogspot.com

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