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Hi everyone, and welcome to the Blog Hop to celebrate Live and Love Crafts First Birthday, I'm stop number 2 so you should have come here from Live And Love Crafts Blog
We are using our favourite products from the store, wow such a free reign, I love everything that Sandy stocks. I've made a card for Grace's 6th birthday with my favourite stash. It was this weekend last year that we were away for her birthday and with the usual British summer the weather was pants, so we were sat in and while I was blog hopping with an intermittent signal I came across Live & Love Crafts store and blog, and well the rest as they say is history.
Here's the order of the hop;
There's a £20 store voucher up for grabs, all you have to do is leave a comment on everyone's post and add your name to Inlinkz on the LLC blog.
There are also 4 prizes hidden along the way, so make sure you visit every blog.
Here is my card.
Regular readers will know how I have more than a little soft spot for purple, and this is my most favourite every collection of paper, it's Maja Designs 'Shall We Have Coffee', so many gorgeous purples :)
When I'm putting a card together I like to have quite a shabby look to it, and my favourite tool for this is the Tim Holtz distresser tool (all links are at the end of the post), and also the ink applicator to distress the edges of the paper, and sometimes I do both.
Grace chose the image for me to colour, she wanted her dress pink and yellow hair, she was happy with this as her cake is pink and she 'loves' her hair. Another of my fav products that Sandy stocks is Glamour Dust, it gives such a lovely subtle sparkle effect, I've put some on the cake. And then there is frantage, of course!! I've used Aged Wine here, but I do have them all.
I also love the Kort og Godt flowers that's in store, on this card I've used Lilac Rolled Roses, Cream Chrysanthemums and Cream Hortensia along with a purple Shabby Tulle Rose from Magnolia and a couple of poppies.
And not forgetting the Shabby Seam binding that come in the most gorgeous colours, and of course the little paper bags that are fab for tucking behind images and adding a tag.
Your next stop on the hop is the lovely Tina
, good luck.
It is actually Grace's birthday today, so we are going to the pictures and out for a grown up meal at a local restaurant tonight. Where has my baby girl gone, I so wish I could slow time down.