Wednesday 17 June 2015

Summertime Fun Blog Hop

Good morning  to all my lovely friends and  followers and a special welcome to those who are arriving from Sharon's blog
Today sees the launch over at Crafting by Designs of a fun BLOG HOP CHALLENGE The theme is
Show us something fun that you love to do for the summer;go to the beach, skipping rope, eating ice cream, growing flowers, riding bikes,you get the idea.

We have THREE great sponsors for this blog hop
challenge, and two will be given to random winners.

                                                                    Milk Coffee                                                                          

Prize: 3 single images

Prize: 3 single images

        Prize:  $12 voucher to the store

To be eligible for our third prize, you must do the following:
  • Enter a project for this challenge AND
  • Visit ALL the blogs in the lineup below AND
  • Leave a comment at each of the blogs AND
  • Leave a comment on Crafting by Designs blog with your email address

Here's the Blog Hop lineup:
Carole: You are here next hop Julia
Crafting by Designs:

For my Design Team project I decided on an image from Milk Coffee called Rope Skipping Girl .

The Tag

Card Recipe

Shaped card Craftwork cards
Papers Maja Design Summer Basics Live and  Love Crafts and  LOTV Snow Princess
Stamp Milk Coffee Rope Skipping Girl coloured with Copic and  Promarker pens
The flower border I added to the bottom of the image is from an old Docrafts set.
Spellbinder Fleur de Lis die
Memory Box gate die
Leaves and flowers are from Magnolia Doo Hickey die
Other leaves from Marianne die set Circle Leaf and Flower
Tag Magnolia Doo Hickey die
Butterfly Joycraft die
Ribbon and lace from my stash. Green trim Crafty Ribbons
Pearl String The Hobby House
Twine Michael's Florida 
Purple wooden flower button Whitby Crafts

Don't forget to leave a comment at all the
blogs to be eligible for a chance to win the prize
from our third sponsor.

This blop hop will be open until
June 23.  Good luck everyone.


  1. Not here for the bloghop Carole, there aren't enough hours in the day!
    Just wanted to tell you I love your gorgeous card :o)
    Jackie xx

  2. So gorgeous, love all the details, cute image and lovely lilacs

  3. What a gorgeous card Carole, love the sweet image and the beautiful attention to detail. The tag looks wonderful. Thank you so much for pointing me in the direction of your brilliant tutorial for the rolled roses, if only I had seen it before!! You have solved my problem which is that I'm not rolling the paper/card tight enough!! I'm going to do some homework today Miss!! xx

  4. Super gorgeous creation sweetie I am so loving that cute image and perfect colours too hugs Pops x

  5. So much to take in and just love what I see...gorgeous card.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

  6. Gorgeous Carole! Love the butterfly and pretty tag!
    Lucy x

  7. Jumping rope was my favorite when I was a kid - loved having my sisters hold the rope as well and jumping in - thanks for the hop and for showing us your lovely creations - have a blessed day!

  8. Such a beautiful design here Carole!! Love the pretty floral papers and your soft colors! Beautiful ribbon and love the tucked in tag too!! :) TFS!

  9. Gorgeous card Carole. I'm now singing all the rhymes we used to skip to when we were kids! Hugs Christine xx

  10. Love the wonderful lace, pearls and die cuts you have used with the nice cool blue color. Great addition to the hop! TFS

  11. Such a cute card Carole, your details are all so pretty :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  12. Absolutely gorgeous! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  13. Hi Carole the card and tag are so gorgeous. Hugs Jackie

  14. This is gorgeous and such beautiful embellishments. Love the cute tag
    Linda xxx

  15. Like Jackie here to comment on your beautiful card and tag, Love the cute image and beautiful details, Perfect.
    Hugs Pam

  16. Beautiful card Carole...such a lot of fantastic detail in there. Loving the lace and the twine together and a really cute image. Wish I could still skip! xx Thanks for your lovely comments on my blog.Much appreciated xx

  17. Gorgeous card Carole, I like the image and the lovely design
    Kevin xx

  18. Good Evening Carole, your design is just stunning.

    Hugs Diane

  19. Cute creations Carole! Skipping rope is fun; although I am not sure I could do it right now. Have a fabulous day! Hugs, Gloria

  20. Carole, this is delightfully beautiful. What a darling little girl and I love the papers you surrounded her with. The flowers and trims are gorgeous and the tag is lovely. It's always a pleasure to visit you, my friend. Have a wonderful night! :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  21. Gorgeous card Carole and sweet image, love the details. Fabulous tag x

  22. This is such a precious card - love the sweet image!!

  23. Wonderful card Carole! Great choice of image, it's very sweet. I love the shaped card and your added details are fabulous as usual. I especially like the little tag you've included with the lovely sentiment. Debra x

  24. Your project is absolutely gorgeous, what a detailed and beautiful creation!

  25. Awww, she's precious and what fabulous details! Love it! xxD

  26. Gorgeous all the details, especially the tag!

  27. such a beautiful card and tag with all of those amazing embellies! thanks for sharing with us. :)


Thank you for taking time to comment on my Blog I do appreciate all your comments Love and Hugs Carole x