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Friday, March 22, 2013

Hooo's Ready For Spring Blog Hop

Hello! Welcome to the Hooo's Ready For Spring Blog Hop!

We are so happy that you could join us today! In case this is the first time you have joined us for a hop, my friends and I put on an seasonal owl themed hop every 3 months. Spring is almost here so we decided to do a Spring themed or Spring colored projects this time. My friends are all amazingly talented and you will not be disappointed!

The wonderful Pinque Peacock has offered to sponsor my hop. Please be sure to head over to the PP blog and become a follower. Then, head on over to their Facebook page and see all of the beautiful items they have to offer! Here is the link...

Pinque Peacock Facebook Page

One lucky hopper that hops all of the way through and follows all of the blogs will win a $15 bundle from Pinque Peacock. That will include..

(4) Beaded Stick Pins
(6) Large Felt Poppers
(2) Layered Garden Beauties
(2) Large 1.5" Fabric Covered Buttons (FCB)
(6) Small 3/4" Fabric Covered Buttons (FCB)
(1) 2.5" Splendid Swirl (w/Embellished Center)

Thank you Pinque Peacock! 

I will choose one winner next week!

On to my project..

Today, I have an altered wooden box to share with you. I love cute but easy projects.

I started out with just a plain wooden box that I picked up somewhere. I covered the top with patterned paper by Webster's Pages. I then colored the rim of the lid with a yellow Copic marker. Next, I covered the bottom of the box with some pretty pink checkered paper. I found a cute piece of pattered paper that already had a picnic blanket on it and thought that would be perfect for a Spring project. I stamped an owl on white card stock and colored it in with my Copic's and then fussy cut him and a kite and added them to the top of my box. I stamped the sentiment and cut it out into pieces a and attached them to the top. Lastly, I added some rhinestones and some twine. I think this box turned out cute. I hope you do, too! Here's another picture of it.

Next, you will head over to talented Jessica's Blog.

Here's the complete line up just in case you get lost along the way.

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Thanks so much for joining us today! Have a great weekend!

Heather Lynn

Monday, March 18, 2013

Cards to Share and Upcoming Hop Announcement

Good morning, crafty friends! I hope you all had a great weekend. My life has still be crazy lately and haven't had much time for crafting but I did finally make a couple of cards to share with you. I would also like to announce that this Friday is my Hooo's Ready For Spring Blog Hop! I do these owl themed hops every three months and they are always full of beautiful projects and inspiration. My friends are so talented. We would love it if you'd come hop along with us! Are you ready to see my cards? Here's the first one...

For this card, I started with brown card stock for the base. I then added a layer of blue card stock. The next layer is a piece of patterned paper. I then added a few pieces of washi tape to the side. The sentiment was stamped and the owl is also a stamp that I fussy cut and colored with Copic markers. I pop dotted the owl for a little dimension. That's it..a quick and easy card. On to the next card.

For this card, I started with kraft card stock. I added a few layers of patterned papers and I rounded all of the corners. The owls are a stamp by Unity and I colored in the image with Copic markers. The sentiment stamp is by K. Andrew Designs. I added a few orange gems and some twine on the side. That's all..another quick and easy card. 

I hope you like my cards today! Thank you so much for stopping by. I appreciate each and every one of you! Please be sure to come by on Friday for my owl hop! Have a great week!

Heather Lynn

Friday, March 1, 2013

Winged Things Blog Hop and Giveaway

Happy Friday & WELCOME to the “Winged Things” Paper Wing Production's Design Team Blog Hop & Giveaway! If you've arrived here from The Aviary­ ( Blog, then you're in the right place. If you just happened to stumble into the hop, please CLICK HERE to start from the beginning.

I am so honored to be asked by PWP to join them in this hop as a guest designer this month! Their stamps are beautiful and come out perfect every time! If you don't own any of the PWP's stamps, you should head over to their website and check them out! 
This month we’re featuring some of PWP’s gorgeous winged stamp sets and we’re giving away a gift certificate to one lucky follower.
For a chance to win, all you need to do is: be a follower of the Paper Wings Productions blog, The Aviary. Visit each of the participating designer's blogs and leave them some love. Then go back to The Aviary and leave a comment letting them know you completed the hop. To increase your chances of winning, like the Paper Wings Productions Facebook page and/or invite your friends to the hop. Then just come back and let us know! Be sure to leave a separate comment for each of the additional entries. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 on the Paper Wings Productions blog.

For my project I used the Bird Panel Clear Stamp Set and you can find it HERE. I love this stamp set! It's so pretty and I love the little saying.

                                (Sorry for the blurry photo, my regular died. Please click on photo to enlarge it.)

For my simple but pretty card, I started with a piece of kraft cardstock and added a layer of red cardstock on with pop dots. I then stamped the PWP's bird and flower stamp on white cardstock and then colored in the image with Copic markers and added it on to the card. Next, I stamped the saying and small bird stamp right on to the red cardstock. I then added some black twine and some black pearls for the finishing touches. That's it..easy peasy! Hope you like it! 
Make sure to head on over Dana Tatar's Blog - next!

***Here is the complete line up just in case you get lost along the way***

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Let Your Creativity Take Flight!

Heather Lynn