Dec 4, 2014

WCMD Blog Hop and Giveaway!

Hello there! Did you see my post from yesterday?? So, the big news is that Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking magazine is officially no more at the end of this year. SO, what does that mean? Well, mostly it means we are all really really sad! 

But also, that means that this card you see below, will never be published. This was one of my entries for World Card Making Day 2014, and it won in the birthday category! Usually winners are published in a magazine issue, but since that won't be happening all the winners of WCMD 2014 are having their own little blog hop. We are all so excited!!


Here are the amazing ladies who all get to share in this fun news with me! You can find all their blog links at the end of this post. Have fun hopping!



First off, you should have come here from SIMONE's blog. (If you want to go back to the beginning or get lost at any time, just click from the list below.)

Here is my card:

I chose to do the stamp kissing technique for this one. I used some Mama Elephant balloons, a Hero Arts design block for kissing and Sweet Stamp Shop for the sentiment.


And let me tell ya, I totally sweat bullets over the placement of those enamel dots! I don't know why they are so hard for me, but I'm vexed every time. 

Here is the list of winners with three ladies in each category. If you have some time, take a look and leave some love. We are all going through a mourning process over this and there is always room for a kind word to all who are affected by this change.

Plus, be sure to read the fine print because some of us ladies are having a bit of a giveaway. Yes! You heard me right! I received a plethora of prizes and I want TO SHARE that love with YOU! Thank you so much to each of you for your kind comments and support through this last year. It has been AMAZING! So many new opportunities, and fun things to be apart of, and you have been with me through it all. So please LEAVE ONE COMMENT for me here for this visit and ONE COMMENT here if you LIKE my Facebook page. Each will give you an entry into my giveaway of lots of fun prizes! Contest ends Dec. 10!

Thanks so much for stopping in today. Love to you and yours!
xoxo
k

77 comments:

Cindy C. said...

Very fun and cheerful!! Congrats on your win Kristie!

Ruby N said...

what a great card!!!! congrats on your win :)

Ruby N said...

following you on fb :)

Hussena said...

Such a fabulous card, Kristie! Love the kissing technique you've used on those balloons and the perfect placement of the enamel dots.
Congratulations on being a Winner! :)

cheryl (clee') said...

Great colors and technique!

Km999 said...

Love this card!! Well deserved win.

Jamie said...

Kristie this card is just fabulous!! I love the techniques you used:)

Lucinde said...

The balloons are so beautiful!!

Jacquie Southas said...

Very cool technique, Kristie! Love the perfect placement of everything - balloons, sentiment & enamel dots. Congratulations on the win :)

Jill said...

Kristie! Wow!! It's so clear this is a winner! Phew-love this card! Your dot placement is perfecto, but I hear ya--I can't do those!? Why!? It's bazarro. Anywho-congrats on your win! Loved being in both GI and now WCMD with you! Xo (p. S. We now have more of the same stamp sets! Whoot! ;)

Helen F. said...

I always love balloons for a birthday card ~ young or old recipients enjoy them too ;-)
Wonderful card, Kristie~Congrats on your WCMD win!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Gorgeous! Love the hatch marked balloons, the glossy accents, the shadow stamping on the sentiment, the enamel dots, it's perfect! So sorry that it won't be published officially, but glad I get to see it!!!

Miriam Prantner said...

I follow you on FB too because you're pretty awesome.

Virginia Lu said...

LOVE kissing technique!! Everything is in perfect balance! The enamel dots are right where they belong...Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Kristie! So very happy for you!

cghundley said...

I've liked your
FB page and left
message.
Carla from Utah

cghundley said...

Great look to your
card, love the
stamping and the
dots!
Carla from Utah

Isha Gupta said...

Beautiful card Kristie! Perfect kissing technique:)

Dana said...

Fabulous card!!! I love the balloons! Congrats the WCMD win!!

Tosha DelJanovan said...

I'm right there with ya on the enamel dots! Sometimes I get so desperate as to ask my poor husband if the placement looks good...lol

Renee said...

Totally gasped when I saw this, it's incredible and I see why you won! Congrats!!

Vikki Hein said...

like your kissing technique on the balloons! Congrats on your honor and yes, we'll miss the PC mag so much!

Handmade Cards by Archana said...

Hi kristie! Great birthday card and stamping is fabulous. Congrats on your winning.
Hugs
Archana

Sharla said...

Congrats on your win, I can see why your card was chosen! Love the kissing technique, turned out fabulous!

Sharla said...

Following on FB!! :)

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is so beautiful and bright! I love the texture look of the balloons! Congratulations again!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Following on fb!

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful card, I love the effect on your pretty balloons. Congratulations on your win :)

Tona said...

Fun card! Love those balloons.

LauraJane:) said...

Party AWESOMENESS!
Congratulations!

Sheila H said...

Congrats! Your balloons have nice texture.

Sam B said...

Love it! I think you nailed the enamel dot placement too! Congratulations, well deserved!

joy said...

This is one fabulously fun birthday card! Congrats to you! I love the happy colors.

Rachel B. said...

Gorgeous card! Congratulations on your winning prize!

Christa said...

Such a fun and happy card - congrats on your win Kristie!!!

Melissa F said...

Congrats! Love your balloons texture and the enamel dots - perfect!

Connie G said...

This is such a great card. Love the kissing technique on the balloons and your placement of the dots!!

Anonymous said...

Nice!

Emmy said...

Sweet!

Indy said...

This is such a super fun and festive card! Congrats on the win!

Indy said...

Just started following your Facebook page!

Kristie Goulet said...

Congratulations on your win, Kristie! I love your card!

Kristie Goulet said...

I like your FB page too!

Mandy LaCroix said...

Love how u stamped those balloons!!! Makes me want to go try it right now! ADORABLE! Kudos and congrats!

Simone said...

Absolutely LOVE those balloons!! Congratulations Kristie!! Such a gorgeous card!! :)

pcm said...

cheers to you and congrats!

kimkmom4 said...

Love your card, very neat technique! Congrats!

kimkmom4 said...

I like your facebook page too! Check mine out for some crafty daily deals: www.mykraftkloset.weebly.com

Margaret said...

Congratulations! Your card is very "cheerful!"

Kathy Mc said...

Congrats on your win, Kristie, and bummer it won't be published. Such sad news and a big loss to the papercrafting community. Love your shiny balloons and the sentiment font is the best. Those enamel dots get me every time, too, and sometimes wonder why I even attempt to use them. Yours look great.

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

Such a pretty card. Very colorful and fun. I love the distress on the balloons. congratulations on your win.

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

I also like your FB page.

TracyM #6773 said...

CONGRATULATIONS on being a WINNER Kristie!!!
LOVE your CHEERY balloons and TOTALLY relate to your struggle with the enamel dot placement, sometime it can be the slowest part of creating a card :)

marylouh said...

The balloons are so pretty. "Kissing" was a great technique to use on them. Sorry that your card won't be published but it's getting lots of exposure thru the hop.
thanks for sharing a fun card.

Gaylynn said...

Kristie, this is a beautiful birthday design. Congrats to you.

Gaylynn said...

Following on fb and pinterest. :)

marilyn said...

I think your enamel dots are "right on"! Well balanced card...

Debbie Lou said...

Those balloons are utterly fantastic!

Gloria Stengel said...

Stunning card. I love the balloons! I am sorry you won't see it in the magazine, but congrats on the win!

Anonymous said...

Love those balloons, congrats on winning and thanks for a chance to share some of the great prizes!

Linda Patti. tpatti@windstream.net

Sue D said...

I like your colorful kissed balloons.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Amy C. said...

I love this festive birthday card and the dots look perfect! Congrats on your winning card!

Amy C. said...

I'm following on FB (Amy Maddux Cooley)

Lindsey said...

This is one of my absolute favorites!!! I just love this card! Huge congrats!

Cynthia B. said...

Well, I think your sweating bullets over the enamel dots worked beautifully because this card is perfect. :) Congrats on your big win!

Beatrice Lawson said...

Congrats on a well deserved win. Stunning card and the enamel dots are perfect! I know what you mean though, I struggle with them little buggers! Thank you for sharing the prize and too bad the April issue won't happen, I collect the mag and will miss it.

Joyce said...

Congratulations on winning with this amazing card. I love how you used the kissing technique.

Joyce said...

Popping back to tell you I am following on Facebook.

Maureen said...

So super fun! I can see why this won! Love the kissing technique on the balloons and the placement of the dots is perfect! :) ~Maureen

Kailash said...

Congrats on your win, love your gorgeous card!!!

Puppy Kisses and Paper Dreams said...

Such a great card!!!! Your enamel dots are *PERFECT* !!!!! Thanks for the prize share :)

Janis said...

Love the balloons on your fabulous card!!!! Thanks for sharing your goodies!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
GIVEAWAY at http://herpeacefulgarden.blogspot.com/

Patt H. said...

Great card! I was looking for a nice b'day card for a pre-teen & voila, here it is. Love it! Such a happy card.

Helen F. said...

Congrats again, Kristy.
Following you on fb :-)

Mary-Anne V said...

Such a fun card...love the pattern on the balloons, placement of your enamel dots and the double stamped sentiment.

mtscrapgal said...

I can see why you were a winner with this card. It is so happy and cheerful. We are all sad about Paper Crafts. Nice of you to share your prize goodies.

vinita jain said...

Awesome Kissing technique using on your balloons, looks so pretty and the placing of enamel dots are so perfect!
Congrats on your win! Thanks for sharing your giveaway prize!

vinita jain said...

Follow your FB page!


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