Monday, April 14, 2008

Friends like you are hard to find, and blog candy Scroll down!!!

I made this card for the Featured Stamper Challenge on Splitcoast (FS62). It was a cold dreary day here yesterday and started out with snow, so it was very difficult to get a good picture! The sentiment reads: Friends like you are hard to find, which was computer generated and I think it's perfect for this adorable image!! It is much cuter IRL! Don't you just love these Gruffies. I only made this one, but would love to send this to several friends I made on SCS, so you may be seeing more! Thanks for looking and scroll down for blog candy!
Stamps: Gruffies, Finding Friendship
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, and Purple?, Animal print DP
Ink: Copics and Prismacolor Pencils
Accessories: Ribbon, Computer Generated Sentiment, Crystal Effects on magnifying glass!

and now onto the blog candy! I promised this at 2,000 hits and I am up over 3,000 hits, so I figured I better get on the ball. I have been having some health issues that cause me not to be able to do any one thing for two long. So I haven't been able t make as many cards or leave as many comments. If I am n the computer too long, stamp too long, or stay in any one position I suffer the pain later. Well any way here it is: Friends and Flowers simply scrappin' kit perfect for anyone who scrapbooks or makes cards, Papertrey Inc.'s Year Round Puns and two boxes of ribbon, pink and blue with three rolls in each!

To be eligible to win, please leave a comment on this post and tell me where you buy your favorite embellishments! Please let others know about this blog candy as well and Thanks for stopping by!!
All entries must be made by noon Monday, April 21st! My birthday and a present for you!

52 comments:

JAR said...

What a darling card! I love that new line of stamps! Waiting until they go on sale at Hobby Lobby!!

I buy my fav. embellishments at Hobby Lobby! I wait until they are half off and then I really love them! I also have a store in my town called (appropriately) Embellishments! While they are pricey, they do have some unique things and give me ideas!!

Stampin' Meg said...

I am sorry that you haven't been feeling well. This Gruffle is adorable-I think that this is the first card that I have actually seen made with these stamps.

As far as where I get my embellishments- lately I have been trying to be good but would have to say that my last big batch of them I got in a kit from QVC. (That Big Cosmo Cricket one they had a few months ago-it had a TON of stuff in it!)

Jamie Martin said...

The bear card is really cute! Have a happy birthday :)

Scrapping Donna said...

I just LOVE this card! The bear is so adorable!!

I get my embellishments at an online store called Scrapping Great deals (http://scrappinggreatdeals.com). The prices are great and the owner is excellent to buy from!

Nancy said...

I love the card ..

I tend to buy my embellishments at my fav. local scrapbook store ..

www.twoscrapbookfriends.com

Thanks for the chance to win some blog candy ... :)

Nancy

Dawn Marie said...

I shop at Archivers ALOT, since the new one moved close to me!!I love their embellishments!!!They have such adorable stuff! Thanks for the chance!!

Carolyn King said...

What a cute card--I love all embellishments--buy them from everywhere, Stampin Up! Hobby Lobby, michaels, etc. Not picky--love em all! lol!

Happy birthday--I am an April baby too--the 24th.
Hope you are feeling better.

Lim said...

My Friend!.. Now is when I saw your blog candy.yummy!
Thank you so much for all your comments in my blog. I love you!. You know that! :)
Tomorrow I will send you the package with your gift ;)
Say Hi to Cameron and big hugs for you. Hope you feel better today.
Lim.

Deb Neerman said...

Congrats on your milestone!

I just recently discovered your blog and I'm lovin' it; such wonderful projects!!

I discriminate against NO scrap or stampin' store ... I love 'em all and buy from most of 'em, lolol!

Thanks!

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Hi Deb, This card is just so cute, the gruffies is just adorable. I buy the most gorgeous ribbons, blooms and buttons as part of a kit each month. It is from Rebecca's Scrap booking stash and is to die for. Hope you have a great birthday and thank you for stopping by my blog. Hugs, Nikki x

Lastel said...

Happy Birthday Deb ! I find my favorite embellishments at BIG LOTS , Michaels , and Joann Fabrics .

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Deb!! What a cute cute card ( thanks for the images!! ) :)

Hope your health issues resolve fairly soon!!

Well, my favourite place to purchase embellies is my local scrapping store... that and Frantic stamper - she is has an online company with a fabulous range of papers, embellies -well - you name it - she's got it - and great prices!!!


hugs! Debzi333 aka Deborah

Mistylynn said...

I just saw these new stamps with the bears at MY favorite place to buy embellies, Hobby Lobby. I think I talk myself out of stuff more easily there. Tee Hee.
Have a great day.
I've got blog candy too!
Take care.
Misty

Belas Creating Place said...

My favourite place to buy embellishments is off of ebay. Happpiescrappin is the name. She has Primas in packages, brads, trinkets, you name it and she is so nice to deal with.
My fave rubber is High Hopes....I love all the little guys, gals and critters.
I hope you have a wonderful birthday and all the best to you.
Bela
belascreatingplace.blogspot.com

Kristine said...

Love those scrappin' kits! And your ribbon etc. yummy blog candy there. Thanks so much for your kind words on my blog--you are much appreciated!! :D

Kristine said...

Oh gosh...almost forgot...HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! :D

Mary Duffek said...

I came across your Blog through blog hopping. Your blog is soo cute!
Awesome Blog Candy!!! I have added a link to your blog on my blog....

www.moejoedesigns.blogspot.com

SmilynStef said...

I linked you up on my blog ... I love to get my embellishments from Eclectic Paperie & Ellen Hutson.

Monika in VA said...

Nice blog & blog candy ~ sorry that your health is not cooperative to your love of crafting! I think simple age is creeping up on me ~ I had such a stiff neck after several hours making cards...but I digress...

Favorite place to buy embellishments~ well, I can't really say I have one. ~ I tend to go with the best price online or Hobby Lobby when I'm in NC or Michael's locally ~ but I used to have a great LSS until it closed down & I moved...

Lyndsay said...

Hi! My favorite store to get supplies and embellishments is Joann. We don't have much else to choose from where I live so that's usually where I end up. Thanks for the opportunity to win!
Lyndsay

mbell2910 said...

That card is adorable! I buy embelishments most anywhere that catches my eye. My new "favorite place" is called the Red Bee in Orange County California.
Thanks for the chance to win!

Michelle Woerner (sf9erfan) said...

Hi Deborah! I found your blog doing my nightly blog surfing after the kids and DH go to bed -lol! I know you from SCS. You are always so generous with your comments. I am sorry you have not been feeling 100%, but glad you got to play in Sunday's FS challenge -that Gruffie is super cute! My fav place to buy embellishments is from my friend Heidi, www.pinkhedgehogpapercrafts.com. All things brads, ribbons and more! Congrats on the hits and what SUPER candy -Hugs, michelle

Elaine said...

Hello!! I would love to win the blog candy! I had the same ribbon but am now out of it :(

I buy embellies all over. Mostly at the local scrapbook store though - mine is called Lasting Memories. There are many others locally. I buy online sometimes - my favorites are:
Frugalities.com
all that scraps
and the scrap stop

Ms. Crafty If You're Nasty said...

i usually buy embellishments at my local scrapbooking store, Scrapbooker's Paradise...

happy (early) birthday!

ticketbelle said...

I buy them all over - JoAnne's, Michaels, a wonderful store called "The Scrapbook Store" near my home, e-bay, on-line - virtually everywhere. I have LOTS!

RobinDiane said...

Love your cards!! I buy my favorite embellishments at Hobby Lobby, Michaels and my local scrapbook stores! Sometimes I found good deals at the dollar stores or Tuesday Mornings. I mentioned your site on my blog. I found you at Misty's blog.

jmniffer said...

First time seeing that stamp, what a cutie! I buy many of my brads though Oriental Trading. Other embellishments are bought at JoAnn's, Michaels, Target...if they are there I will find them! Thanks for the chance to win some great blog candy. jmniffer

Cheryl said...

Happy Birthday and thanks for the birthday present to us. I find my scrapbook goodies everywhere. However my favorite thing is black on clear Vintage scrappychic stickers by Me and My Big Ideas. They are good for every page and every occasion. I get them from Joanns (of course it is always nice if they are on sale.)

Jessica said...

Congratulations!

I love to find embellishments at my local scrapbooking store (Precious Memories). They always have something new, and I could spend hours browsing around!

I've also posted about your blog candy on my blog :)

Liz :) said...

Sorry to hear that you're not feeling well. I also get pains from sitting too long or standing too long, etc. The Army did it to me! Anyhow, I love the blog candy and I would love to win, so my favorite place to get embellishments is Hobby Lobby and Michaels, I'm all about a bargain! :) I also put your link on my post today.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday!

Thanks for a chance to win. I buy embellishments all over the place. Target has had a lot of $1 deals lately.

Cute card too!

Terriiam

Giovana said...

Hi,
I hope you are feeling better today.
Yor blog candy is absolutely great.
I will post it on my blog.

God bless
Giovana

Erika M. said...

I love all of your cards - very creative. I buy embellishments from a lot of different places - Archivers is one of my favorites.

sophia landry said...

What a beautiful card! I love those new bears that they have come out with! I buy my stuff from tons of different places. All That Scraps, Frantic Stamper, Ellen Hutson, Stampin Up to name a few.

Judy said...

Robindiane told me to visit your site. I'll be checking back again very soon. Hobby Lobby and Joann's are where I get most of my "stuff".

Monika said...

Happy early Birthday! Hope you have a great year. And thank you for a chance at winning some great candy. I mostly buy my embellishments at the Dollar Store, great selection and cheap.

Stephanie said...

Well, Happy early Birthday! :D How exciting that you are over 3,000 hits! I am a new blogger too but I will be sure to mention you over on mine! I love your blog and am definitely going to stop by much more often! :D My favorite place to shop for embellishments is actually SU! or Hobby Lobby. I would go to Michael's but the closest one is almost 2 hours away! Thanks for this great blog candy!

Aunt Pudge said...

These stamps are sooo cute, I love them when I see you do things with them !!! Guess I'll have to buy more. I love your color combos.

Lee said...

Wow!!! Guess what???? We share a birthday!!! Mine is April 21 too!!!! :) And that Gruffie card is sooooo dang cute!!! With his little magnifying glass!! Perfect sentiment!!! I have 5 Gruffies among my zillion House Mouse....there so darn addicting!! LOL

OKay now.....my favorite embellishments have been at Archiver's and at Gina K. online!!! She's coming out with brads that look like flathead and phillips screws!!!

Nany said...

I definitely love to buy... at local scrsp stores,TAC, crat stores etc.,

here is my chance to win
http://pay-perpleasures.blogspot.com/2008/04/for-love-of-candy.html

Brenda said...

Wishing you a very special Birthday...celebrate with JOY for the rest of the journey!!
Congrats on all the hits...you're over 3,300 now! Keep up the great work! 'Love the card!
I buy embellies all over...at my local scrapbook store, Michael's, Dollarama, and if I'm lucky enough to get to the U.S., I shop at Hobby Lobby, JoAnne's, & Target. Thanks for this chance to win sweet candy!
Happy Spring!
~Brenda H.

Administrator said...

Well, I tend to get my embellishments from Michael's or Hobby Lobby but I am hoping to start frequenting some suggestions made on SCS. I really like the dew drops but have yet to make a purchase. Thank you for offering a gift to all of us on your birthday! -Alycia (alyciajo421)

Michelle Adams said...

I usually buy mine at Archiver's, JoAnn's, Michael's and assorted online shops (All That Scraps, ebay, etc.). Thanks for the chance to win, but more importantly...FEEL BETTER SOON! I know what it is like to have chronic health problems so I feel for you, girl! *hugs* Michelle

jean said...

Love the card TFS

I buy my favorite embellishments from Stampin' UP and JoAnn's or
Michael's.

TFS

Jean

Sherri said...

You know my favourite place to buy embellishments isn't one place at all - I love when we are travelling or in a new place to find these cute little scrapbook/craft stores and search around for new or different treasures - so that's my favourite.

I even like doing this on blogs - like on the 'no time to stamp' blog - I found out about Flourishes and I've boughten some basic grey paper and ribbon there when it was special as I can't get it here in Canada.

Sheila D said...

Happy birthday and get better quick. Nothing worse than being in pain. Certainly affacts your mood. Hasn't hurt your card making. That card is so cute. I must get a gruffie! Thanks so much for offering such great blog candy.

Keri said...

Great Candy! and congrats!!! :) Since I am now a SU demo, I get my embellishments, but there is also a local scrapbook store, The Green Tangerine that I just LOVE and tend to spend WAY too much money, so I just don't go! hahaha

Debbie said...

Happy Birthday to you, hope you have a wonderful day.

Love the blog candy

Big hugs
Deb

Diane said...

I get most of my favorites at our srapbook store called "Pages In Time"...it is LOADED with wonderful stuff, I go every Friday!!! Hope this is my LUCKY day...what wonderful Blog Candy!! Thanks...Diane H!

Sara Frawley said...

Happy Birthday! I think my favorite place to shop for embellies is Michael's Craft store... or maybe www.frugalities.com - they always have a super huge sale going on, as they sell discounted embellies, stamps, and just about everything else you can think of! Thanks for the chance to win! Have a wonderful birthday!
God Bless,
Sara Frawley
www.sarafrawley.blogspot.com

Kim said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope you have a WONDERFUL day!

Please stop by and check out my blog!

HAVE A BELLARIFIC DAY!

Hugs~
Kim
www.craftsbykim.blogspot.com

illustamper said...

Happy Birthday!!! I love your blog! so fun! And what a generous give-away! I usually get embellies from SU! and Michaels...but I admit to a total obsession and don't limit myself to any one place too much! :)