Wednesday, November 9, 2011

It's a Holly Jolly Blog Hop!


Details on the
Open Design Team Call
at The Twinery



Welcome to another fabulous blog hop with


If you've come here from the most talented
then you are in the right spot on the hop.

If not, just pop back a couple to 
and get started there.

You'll have nearly a week to visit each of
the blog on the hop and make sure to leave
comments on each blog you visit because you
could win some great prizes.


I loved creating with Stamps of Life's
'Holly4Christmas'  The retro-style sentiment
made this vintage-style card work perfectly.
I love the 'maraschino' bakers twine from
The Twinery as both an accent on the
'wallpaper' of this card and for the glittered
holly berries.  It's all layered on top of 
Authentique's 'Wonder' Collection.

So here is what YOU could win if you follow
the hop and leave your comments....

Ultimate Color Sampler Pack
{valued at $25}

and


You'll have until Tuesday night, Nov 15th
to leave your comments.
Winners will be announced, Wed, Nov 16th
on each company blog.

The next stop on the hop is the very sweet

I hope you have enjoyed today's visit!


Project Recipe: 
Cardstock:  Bazzill & American Crafts
Designer Paper: Wonder by Authentique
Ink: Tuxedo Black by Memento, Copics
Stamps: Holly4Christmas from Stamps of Life
Embellishments: Bakers Twine in Marschino by The Twinery
Stickles in Stardust

118 comments:

Jennie said...

Fabulous holly card...the sparkle and twine is just perfect.

Sheri Twing said...

Julie your card is stunning! Gorgeous use of the stamps and twine!

Monika Wright said...

That touch of sparkle just enhances the stamps and The Twinery baker's twine all that much more!

My Need 2 Craft said...

This is one of my go to stamp sets. I love how you made the twine look like peppermints. :)

Darla said...

Gorgeous card, love how you used the twine for the berries!

Summerthyme Studio said...

Very cute card!

Alina said...

Wonderful card! Love the sentiment stamp!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love this twine -- it looks great with the sparkle holly

Miriam Prantner said...

What a GREAT idea to use the twine as the berries! Love the sparkle on the leaves too, just a fun, fun card!

The Twinery said...

Wow! I love how you added sparkle to this card too!! Simply amazing, Julie!

Annette said...

your card is fabulous... I love it..
Thanks for sharing..

Lillian Child said...

Love your use of the twine as the holly berries! Sweet creativity!

PrincessPammie said...

Oh I love how you have use glitter on the twine and made it into circles this is so cool...Brillant card!!!!!

Basiljen said...

I love anything that sparkles! That maraschino twine is so perfect for Christmas!

Dana D. said...

Such a festive card. Love what you did with the twine for the berries. Very creative.

connie said...

love this card and how you used the twine on the holly!

Shari said...

Love the card and the sentiment. Those berries are ADORABLE w/the twine. TFS :)

Kyria said...

I love the way you made holly berries with the twine!

Handmade Cards by Archana said...

Loved your card and the berries looks so nice with the twine.great idea!!

mamawcindy said...

Love your Holly Card! I had made a few of those Peppermints and wasn't sure what to do with them. Thanks for Sharing! :0)

Anita Braddock said...

what an awseome card love the holly leaves the colors are beautiful.the /sentament is perfect. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.
abbraddock@msn.com

Stephanie said...

Super cute Julie! I love the sentiment stamp & those twine berries are SO cute!

Diana said...

Really cute card :)
TFS

Clare G said...

Beautiful card and those berries are too delightful. I love the dimension of the holly.

Amy said...

Oh my! I love your sparling twine holly berries! What a fab idea! Love the whole card! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies!

Noreen said...

Wonderful holiday look! I also love the trees with red & white striped twine on your previous post!

Eileen Doane said...

beautiful!! Thanks for your time!!!

Liliana said...

Very cute card! Thanks for sharing.

Anita said...

What a cute card! I love the berries.

Kelly said...

berries made with twine, OH MY how cute!

Teresa said...

When do you have time to sleep? A great website!

stampingsis said...

merry cute..love it

Vicky said...

I love your card & what a clever idea to make the berries out of the twine.
Vicky

Tifany said...

This is great! I love your use of Authentique Paper's Wonder collection and I LOVE how you used Stickles on the little holly berries you made with The Twinery's twine...SO cute!

Jingle said...

Wonderful card!

Vesta said...

Cute card. Is that a die cut?

Barb said...

Oh, marachino.....my fav of the twines and made into the berries is sooooo cute!! Stephanie's stamps really are the best!!!!!
Loverly card!!!

Liz Terrazas said...

I love this card.. Your design is classic and very beautiful. Great work.. I'm inspired

MizMaryAnn said...

Your vintage Christmas card is so beautiful. I especially like the red holly centers.

Ange said...

Love that you used the twine for the berries! Totally cute!!

Carol E said...

Really lovely card, thank you for sharing it.

Deb said...

Wow! So gorgeous! Love these papers and all that shimmery gorgeousness! xoxo

Jan said...

Love the card.... and the twinery berries.

Julie Ranae said...

Vesta...it is not a die cut...it is from the beautiful stamp set by The Stamps of Life called 'Holly4Christmas'.

Patti J said...

What a great card!!! Thanks for sharing :)

Bonny said...

I liked the twine berries!

Beth M said...

Ooh, I love this card! Those glittered berries from the twine are fabulous!

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Sue D said...

Great card--love how you made the holly berries.

Lisa R. said...

Love the rolled tine and sparkle for berries! Tooooo cute. TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Rona said...

Beautiful card - love the sparkly holly leaves along with your twine berries :)

Gayle said...

I look forward to seeing all the great blog posts for this hop!

OmaGloria said...

I love those little Holly Berries. Awesome idea!

cappuccino and colour said...

love the font in this sentiment stamp. Your touch of glitter looks fantastic. awesome!!

sharon g said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the little swirls. Nice job.

JuliesAddiction said...

love love LOVE how you made the peppermint candies!!

snowbear said...

I LOVE the look of the holly, berries and twine together!!

Lisa said...

Love the card! so elegant, i really like how you put the glitter on the peppermint candies!

Lisa G
lkgra@hotmail.com
http://lisa-scrappingspot.blogspot.com/

stop by & check out my giveaway!

Suzanne Wurster said...

Love your Christmas cards! Things you have done I would have never thought of!

marla said...

thanks for sharing a great card!!

Jenn said...

Absolutely love your card! May need to scraplift!

Kim H said...

Love the card, the colors are very vintage and then that pop of glittery is great. Wonderful how you used the twine to wrap the card and make holly berries. beautiful card, thank you for sharing.

Rene' said...

I love your holly, jolly card - the berries are a great idea and yummy! Thanks for sharing your beautiful designs.

Jan said...

I really love this card and the glittery berries!

Cindy Lou said...

I have always thought the stamps of Life's stamps were cool, and you have done a great job with this set! Really love how you made the twine into pepperments! Awesome :) Really like your Holly leaves as well. TFS!

Jenny said...

Love this card....so super cute :)

Jenny
jennykingham at att dot net

Audrey said...

LOVE your card! So pretty!

lindagk23 said...

Julie your card is so beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing and for the chance to win a fabulous prize! lindagk23

Lisa said...

Great card! I love Stephanie's stamps...get them every month as a member. And of course I love twine too! :)

Deborah R said...

Pretty card! I love the trend with the baker's twine. Would love to win some, and stamps too! Woo hoo!!

Diana D said...

The swirled up twine as holly is the cutest! Might have to borrow that idea for candy/lollipops too! Thanks for sharing!

Veronica said...

My first blog hop, good luck everyone!

Indy said...

Love it!

Unknown said...

Beautiful card!

Tracy said...

Cute Christmas ideas. Inspiring me to get busy and create! Thanks for sharing your creativity with us!

Anonymous said...

The little candies are so cute. Great job. karenauthier@hotmail.com

Heidi said...

Love the card. The peppermints and sparkles are a perfect touch!

Kris said...

Fabulous card!

StacyC said...

Pretty card, love how you used the twine...

scrapbaby said...

Beautiful beautiful beautiful!!!!

JoAnn said...

Beeuutteeeful!!!

Lisa Angela said...

I love the use of holly on holiday cards..thanks for sharing!

maigarcia said...

I love the materials that you used and how you worked them out!!

Chunyuan said...

fabulous holiday card. Thanks for the inspiration.

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So sweet Julie! Love the sugared berries :)

carriep said...

gorgeous card, love the holly stamp with the holly paper

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHH! FAB papers! LOVE your glittered holly leaves and berries! LOOOOOVE! You ROCK:)

Roxie said...

I love your cute card. The twine as holly berries is adorable.

Cynthia B. said...

Love the glittered leaves and the twine berries!

Ezlie J. Perez said...

cute how you made twine like candy

Emily said...

Love the sparkle on the leaves.

DH said...

what a pretty card!

Buddy said...

Love the twine made to look like holly berries! Too cute! TFS

Monica said...

i know everyone is saying the same thing but i am saying it again....love how you used the twine to make the berries and adding the sparkles fantastic!

Mrs. Kenco said...

I love the idea of making coils with the twine for berries! Thanks!

Eileen said...

Love your card. The twine berries are awesome.

Marlena M. said...

Beautiful card, Julie. I love the berries you created. ;)

Jennifer said...

I saw the sneak peek on The Twinery's blog (via my email) and absolutely loved the glitter on the twine -- so much fun! I couldn't wait to see the whole project and I definitely was not disappointed! Bring on Christmas!

mgpm said...

Such a sweet card. Love it!

Lea Sauri said...

I love the little circles with twine and sparkle. Great job! Lauralooloo sent me.

Ryan, Eddie and Braden's Mom said...

Love the leaves and berries!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Great card...and I adore that sentiment!

lindaplus3 said...

what a cute card... i love how you did the berries :) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

Tania said...

Beautiful card.

papertrails leaver said...

Very cute and clever card! Super cool way to use the twine rolled in coils for berries! Adorable! :-) Amy

SueB said...

lovin' the use of twine - I'm imagining peppermint candies too - great card!! thanx for the inspiration and blog candy opp!

canadian_liner said...

Brilliant berries...and beautiful card. I agree, that holly, jolly sentiment really sets the mood.

Michelle Sanchez said...

I love your card! Love how you used the twine for the holly berries and used glitter! Love it! Thanks for sharing!
MichelleSanchez20 @gmail.com
www.michelleshappyscrappyplace.blogspot.com

Elizabeth Hart said...

I'm sold on the cute use of the twine for those little frosted berries. Very clever idea that I must try soon!

meredemaison said...

Loving that sentiment!!! Your twine berries are super cute, too! TFS!

littlen said...

very nice card. like how you used twine to make the holly berries. very creative. tfs.

Donna said...

Love the cards and learning so many uses for twine..... Gotta have more!

Julie said...

Wow you make very beautiful cards.

Sarah said...

So pretty! I love how you've used the twine and made the holly berries. So pretty.

Robin said...

Very creative use of the twine!

Janet Zeppa said...

Awesome card!

Basement Stamper said...

this is so cute, the glitter is perfect and love the twine berries. Very pretty.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is beautiful, what a fantastic idea with the glitter glue and the twine! love it! Thanks!
Lisa
lisascreativeniche@gmail.com