Nov 19, 2011

thanks(giving) blog hop...

hello and welcome to the thanks(giving) blog hop with a few {ippity} chicks!!  thanksgiving is a great time of usually marks the beginning of the holiday season.  it's also a time to think about all we are thankful for.  what a great time to have a blog hop centered around giving thanks and thanksgiving!  so pull up a chair, grab your favorite beverage, and hop through the blogs!

i will be giving away one of the new {ippity} kits to a random peep, so don't forget to leave a comment (winner will be picked on 11/25!).  some of the other chicks are also giving away blog candy, too, so comment along the hop!! 

a craftie from work was making some cute cards one day and she was using burlap on them.  i loved the idea so i wanted to try it.  i got light colored burlap and inked the edges with some distress ink.  love the burlap!

thanks and gratitude
stamps: ippity
cardstock: dusty durango, soft suede, walnut cream
ink:  gathered twigs distress, rusty hinge distress, peeled paint distress
embellishments:  burlap

next up on the hop is lisa.  visit her blog schnauzer scraps.   thanks for visiting!!  and, if you need the new (or not new!) {ippity} releases or want a {just add ink!} kit, visit my {ippity} blog for all the details!!  

here is the complete list of hoppers.

angie - {stampsings of the shug} **you are here!**
lisa - schnauzer scraps
andrea - ippity stamps 4 u
jen m - mitten's papercrafting
barbara - {ippity} do da
kim - scrappin creations
cheri - the paper freak
jenmarie - taylor-made by jenmarie
noelle - noelle scraps a lot
jenny j - jen's cup of creations
sarah - the joys of creating
crystal - crystal's craft corner
susan - paper & joy

happy hopping!!!

22 peeps have to say:

Cheri said...

Beautiful card! I love the burlap background!

jennifer mitten said...

I love your card! Thanks for hosting the hop....great idea!

Dee in N.H. said...

OMG! Love this! That burlap is so perfect for that tree! Great card!

Sarah said...

wow!!! great creative minds think alike! Loving that burlap

Barbara Bruder said...

What a great card. Love that burlap as an accent!!

NoraAnne said...

Lovely card! and i also love the burlap! great texture :)

Trisha said...

Great card. Love the use of the burlap. I just won some burlap artist trading cards and was wondering what I could do with them. Now I know. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Lorie said...

What a great card! That burlap is a great idea!

Jen said...

Oooh, love that burlap and just love how it highlights the tree! Fabulous colors too Angie...soft suede and dusty durango are two of my fav colors together! Thanks for hosting this are FAB!

Emily Keaton said...

Oh, I love this! The burlap adds so much texture. Looks great!

Susan B. said...

Angie, you card has fall written all over it from the colors you chose to the piece of burlap...great card!

misssrobin said...

The burlap is awesome. Great card.

(Don't enter me in the giveaway. I'm getting rid of stuff, remember?)

Terri said...

The burlap is perfect for fall projects. Love it! :-)

Jen said...

This is FAB!! Where does one buy burlap, though? I think I have to find out - love how you distress inked the edges!!

Pryn said...

FABULOUS card Angie!!! That burlap looks PERFECT with your Ippity stamp :) LOVE this!!!

mary said...

Angie! I love burlap too! Love how you used it behind the image. It is the perfect embellishment for this card!!

Thank you for sharing the inspiration with us!
Happy Thanksgiving!

Cindi said...

love the card!! I use burlap on my wood crafts, will have to try it on a card soon

Julia said...

Lovely card! Love the colors and the burlao compliments your design perfectly! Hugs, Julia

Gwen said...

Great card, love the fall feel of it!

Noelle Reese said...

What a great card! I love the burlap!

Chelsea said...

Love the burlap on your card!

StampinCathy said...

This card is so pretty. Love the layout, colors, and how you used the burlap.