Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Pals December Blog Hop

Welcome to the start of the final Pals Blog Hop of 2013. This month we are showcasing projects featuring tools and supplies that should be on every crafters wish list. You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn #21 on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full  lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

  • Joyful Christmas stamp set is the ideal set for creating layered poinsettias for all your holiday projects! This set is elegant and simple to use.

  • The World Map Background Stamp not only gives visual reminders for a portion of the world, it also looks cool and trendy.
  • Core'dinations Colorcore Card Stock is sandable card stock to create an antiqued, distressed, color-popping look.
Stampin' Up! Products
Stamps: Joyful Christmas wood 131802 or clear 131805 and World Map wood 130342 or clear 130345
Paper: Soft Suede CS 115318, Basic Black CS 121045, Cherry Cobbler Core'dinations CS 127846, Early Espresso Core'dinations CS 127848, Very Vanilla CS 101650
Ink: Jet Black StazOn 101406, VersaMark 102283, Crumb Cake 126975, Early Espresso 126974
Accessories: Stamping Sponges 101610, Clear Embossing Powder 109130, Heat Tool 129053, Basic Black Candy Dots 130934

The next stop is Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts #23 on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting – and I hope to see you next year!

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  1. Amy L. Lazzell at Just A Thought...Cards by Amy
  2. Peggy Noe at Prettypapercards.com
  3. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  4. Colleen Mollema at Uncanny Crafting
  5. Sue Becker at R n R Stamping
  6. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven's Retreat
  7. Debra Simonis at Deb's Stampin' Grounds
  8. Diane Roberts at Score at Four and a Quarter
  9. Michelle Gleeson at Stampin Mojo
  10. Kelly DeTommaso at Kellys Creative Corner
  11. Connie Lindsey at Crafting a Joyful Life
  12. Angie Blake at Angie's Musings
  13. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  14. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  15. Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit
  16. Marlene Heringer at So Many Toys Sol Little Time
  17. Elaine Fleming at Studio Elaine
  18. Linda Callahan at Stampin' Seasons
  19. Kerry Willard Bray at stampgoodness
  20. Shirley Sumption at Look at my Cute Stuff
  21. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  22. Beth Beard at My little craft blog - you are here
  23. Rae Harper at Wild West Paper Arts


  1. I am such a fan of your work, Beth, and this card is no exception. What a beauty! All that gorgeous texture! Love it!

  2. Love your design! I agree with Brian - the texture is wonderful.

  3. Best card I have seen with this set! Gorgeous....love the flower paired with the browns!

  4. Your flower is gorgeous and a true labor of love! Love everything about this card!

  5. Beth, this card is simply lovely!

  6. Beth, this is exquisite! The browns give it such a rich look. And I love the world map underneath the sentiment. Well done!

  7. Pretty as always, Beth. I too, love that World Map stamp used as the background. That poinsettia is beautiful!

  8. Beth, you never fail to hit it out of the park! Beautiful!

  9. Beth, I love the World Map background on this. Very sharp!

  10. Gorgeous!! Love your thoughts on this creation!! Isn't this stamp set just the best!!! Love your card Beth!! Absolutely beautiful!!!

  11. Oh my goodness, Beth, this card is spectacular! I especially love the use of the world stamp for the background!

  12. Your card is a work of art!! I love the look of the map as the base. I've wondered how to use such large stamps, and now I see the possibilities I want one!

  13. No question about it, Cherry Cobbler is THE best red for the Holidays....love your flower....my favorite version is when it is embossed...really brings out the true flower. TFS~

  14. Beth....breathtaking....simply jaw droppingly brilliant and breathtaking!!! ooxx