Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Magazine Special Blog Hop

In the words of Dr. Seuss:

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

Hopefully you are following the Paper Crafts and Scrapbooking Magazine Special Blog Hop, arriving here from fellow Aussie and all-round fabulous crafter Michelle Williams' blog, and celebrating the inspiration and dedication of the Paper Crafts and Scrapbooking Magazine team.

A heartfelt THANKS to the Paper Crafts and Scrapbooking family. Thank you for being such an integral part of the crafting community! Suffice to say, we will miss "discovering" fabulous talent, product and all that amazing inspiration!!!

Card details:
Card 1 created using Memory Box Butterfly Heart die cut (with the butterflies removed), backed with a Gelato watercolour rainbow, and Papertrey Ink Wet Paint stamped sentiment. Also playing along with CAS(E) this SketchLittle Red Wagon Things with WingsSimon Says Stamp Anything GoesA Little Bit Crafty Anything Goes but not Christmas, and Feeling Sketchy Free Scrap Card.
Card 2 created using Simon Says Stamp die cut leaves, in vellum and Heidi Swapp Gold Shine sprayed cardstock, gorgeous Winnie and Walter's The Big, The Bold and the Blessings die cut sentiment in gold glitter paper, metallic golden thread and holographic gold sequins. Also playing along with Freshly Made SketchesCrafting Musketeers BlingMake My Monday Sprays and Mists.

Next stop on the Paper Crafts and Scrapbooking Magazine Special Blog Hop is stop #60 the always gorgeous Elena Roussakis.

All these people want to thank you, Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Magazine!
1. Jennifer McGuire  72. Laura Sterckx  143. Ashley Harris  
2. Taheerah Atchia  73. Donna Bowman  144. Susan Liles  
3. Veronica Zalis  74. Rachel Kleinman  145. Darnell Knauss  
4. Laura O'Donnell  75. Ellen Hutson  146. Donna Hitz  
5. Julia Stainton  76. Tanis Giesbrecht  147. Miriam Prantner  
6. Lorena Cantó  77. Marcie Sharp  148. P. Kelly Smith  
7. Amy Tsuruta  78. Danielle Walls (Neat and Tangled)  149. Yana Smakula  
8. Piali Biswas  79. Beverley Brown (Uniko Studio)  150. Nichole Heady  
9. Rae Barthel  80. Tracey McNeely  151. Altenew  
10. Jessica Witty  81. Laurie Willison  152. Lisa Henke  
11. Annette Witherspoon  82. Bev Gerard  153. Alice Golden  
12. Gayatri Murali  83. Nina Yang  154. Cath Edvalson  
13. Laura Williams  84. Barb Housner  155. Cindy Lawrence  
14. Maria Fischer  85. Clare Prezzia  156. Karen Dedman 
15. Lisa Arana  86. Tasnim Ahmed  157. Sandy Allnock  
16. Wendy McGaffey  87. Joyce Mehrberg  158. Operation Write Home  
17. Heather Hoffman  88. Sabrina Alery  159. Jennifer Ingle  
18. Cristina Kowalczyk  89. Waltzingmouse Stamps  160. A Creative Journey with Melissa  
19. Lynn Mercurio  90. Leigh Penner  161. Yvonne Yam  
20. Jamie Greene  91. Jenn Shurkus  162. MFT  
21. Lori Tecler  92. Kimberly Wiener  163. Shemaine Smith  
22. Susie Wittwer  93. Amber Hight  164. Spectrum Noir  
23. Jocelyn Olson  94. Lindsay Amrhein  165. Nicki Scheck  
24. Chaitali Narla  95. Mayuri  166. Asty Purbasari  
25. Hero Arts  96. Vera W. Yates  167. Danielle Pandeline  
26. Nadine Perez  97. Connie Mercer  168. Isha Gupta  
27. Sarah Martina Parker  98. Audrey Tokach  169. Jen Carter  
28. Laura Bassen  99. Paulina Nakamura  170. Mendi Yoshikawa  
29. Lori Barnett  100. Reverse Confetti  171. Keren Baker  
30. Deepti Malik  101. Libby Hickson  172. Trinh Arrieta  
31. Tessa Wise  102. Shelly Kurth  173. Tenia Nelson  
32. Karen Baker  103. Yoonsun Hur  174. Angie Tieman  
33. Tifany DeGough  104. Maureen Plut  175. Lawn Fawn  
34. Virginia Lu  105. Jessica Pascarella  176. Lydia Evans  
35. Ruza Rebel  106. Lynn Mangan  177. Samantha Mann  
36. Emily Leiphart  107. Mariana Grigsby  178. Kymona Tracey  
37. Ashley N Newell  108. Shery Russ  179. Jess Moyer  
38. Jennifer Rzasa  109. SRM Press  180. Kathy Martin  
39. Dana Warren  110. Sarah Jay  181. Joni Andaya  
40. Amy Kolling  111. Anabelle O'Malley  182. Debbie Marcinkiewicz  
41. Wanda Guess  112. Michele Boyer  183. Lisa Johnson  
42. Kalyn Kepner  113. Clare Buswell  184. Laine Webb  
43. LauraJane:)  114. Angel Rivera  185. Bethany Stellpflug  
44. Tammy Jackson  115. Laura Pryor/Lil' Inker Designs  186. Melania Deasy  
45. Karolyn Loncon  116. Beth Pingry  187. Ivanka Lentle  
46. Heather Campbell  117. A Jillian Vance Design  188. Sweet Stamp Shop  
47. Niki Garcia  118. Jillian Vance  189. Jeanne Jachna  
48. Erin Schreiner  119. Bunny Vance  190. Emily Branch  
49. Vanessa Menhorn  120. Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L  191. Anja Bytyqi  
50. Simon Says Stamp  121. Kristie Larsen  192. Chameleon Pens  
51. Donna Mikasa  122. Maureen Merritt  193. Francine Vuillème  
52. Lin Brandyberry  123. Heather North  194. Newton's Nook Designs  
53. Giovana Smith  124. Nina Brackett  195. Alicia Thelin  
54. Brenda Weaver  125. Clearsnap, Inc  196. Sarah Moerman  
55. Glenda J. Wyatt  126. CAS-ual Fridays Stamps  197. Winter Sims  
56. Kelly Griglione  127. Lori Craig  198. Amber Kroening  
57. Michelle Lupton  128. Lydia Fiedler  199. STAMPlorations  
58. Michelle Williams  129. Julie Campbell  200. Avery Elle  
59. Lyndal Higgins  130. Lea Lawson  201. Caryn Davies  
60. Elena Roussakis  131. Taylor Usry  202. N@ Ali  
61. Kara Vrabel  132. Jill Dewey Hawkins  203. Amy Sheffer  
62. Michelle Woerner  133. Chunyuan Wu  204. Nance Salkeld  
63. Amanda Coleman  134. Melissa Cash  205. Meredith MacRitchie  
64. Winnie & Walter  135. Annette Allen  206. Jill Norwood  
65. Cheiron Brandon  136. Carisa Zglobicki  207. Kelly Latevola  
66. Kristie Goulet  137. Crafter's Companion US  208. Lesley Croghan  
67. Kimberly Crawford  138. Stephanie Muzzulin  209. Penny Ward  
68. Lalo IK  139. Alice Wertz  210. Karin Åkesdotter  
69. Katie Gehring  140. Kim Hughes  211. Yainea Nuñez  
70. Jennifer Cuthbertson  141. Becky Olsen  212. Lucy Abrams  
71. Cecilia Hsieh  142. Kim Heggins  213. Mama Elephant


  1. Wonderful cards! I like 'em both so much I can't even decide which is my fave!

  2. Wow! Such beautiful cards! The rainbow butterflies one is just amazing and the 2nd one is so very elegant! Wonderful work! :)

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  3. Gorgeous cards Lyndal :-) both are fabulous :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  4. Two wonderful cards :) Hugs Bev x

  5. I join into the praise, Lyndal. Both of your cards are really wonderful! As a matter of taste I slightly prefer the butterfly rainbow but as I said both are wonderful.

  6. Lyndal, your cards are gorgeous!

  7. Beautiful Lyndal!!

  8. Thank you for a sharing a beautiful card.

  9. It is sad to see Paper Crafts Magazine go. Love your awesome cards Lyndal.

  10. Your cards took my breath away, Lyndal! Thank you for sharing!! Hugs, Darnell

  11. What great cards- I really love the gold card with all the texture!x

  12. Lovely card!! Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday, Joan dt

  13. Beautiful!! cards and a sweet tribute to a great magazine! : )


  14. Gorgeous cards. Thanks so much for including Freshly Made Sketches on this special blog hop!

  15. Two very different card, but both so gorgeous! :)

  16. Oh, you did such a good job on both cards.

  17. These are both beautiful! Such fun cards!

  18. These are both gorgeous! Love the rainbow butterflies! Awesome tribute to PC&S!!

  19. Your cards are beautiful! Thank you for linking up your butterfly card at Little Red Wagon. it is gorgeous!
    Joanne xo

  20. These are gorgeous! Wonderful post!

  21. Oh these are so lovely! Your designs are so crisp and soft at the same time. Brilliant job!

  22. Wonderful take on the sketch--love those rainbow butterflies!

  23. These are both amazing,Lyndal!!! WOW!!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at FMS!!

  24. These are simply beautiful Lynda! Hazel x

  25. Both cards are just lovely - you have such a lovely style! Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

  26. awww such a gorgeously simple but yummy card - love the subtle bling

    thank you so much for entering the 'Use Bling' challenge over at Crafting Musketeers

    Hugs Kerrie xx
    CM DT

  27. WOW! Both of your cards are STUNNING!

  28. Thanks and Grateful ... I think that about says it all, Lyndal!! Wonderful cards. Love how you wound the vine die into a circle, so charming!

  29. Beautiful cards ! Thanks for playing at Feeling Sketchy !

  30. Beautiful , thank you for joining us at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) x

  31. Magnificent card Lyndal. Beautiful idea & construction.
    Thank you for playing along with us at Feeling Sketchy.
    Merry Christmas to you.
    Debi - FS Sketch Designer.

  32. Lovely cards. Thank you for joining the challenge at Feeling sketchy


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