Friday, March 25, 2011

Make Up Your Own Holiday Blog Hop

Good Morning Everyone,

Welcome to the Make Up Your Own Holiday Blog Hop. You should have arrived here from Diane at Crafting This Moment . If you just stumbled accross the hop, and you'd like to start at the beginning, hop over to Karelj's blog at to start at the beginning. Something else that is exciting for today is that it is my day to be guest designer on Karelj's blog. Be sure to stop by and check it out. Karel is also the host of the hop.

"Karelj is offering an over-all blog candy for those who are hopping along with us. She thought it would be fun to have some holiday-themed candy for this hop--but, of course,made-up holiday items were hard to come by! She decided to do a whole bunch of *regular* holiday themed stamps for you to enjoy. From Fiskars, there is an assorted holiday set; there's an alphabet from All Night Media, a set of 100 plus clear stamps and a storage case from Family Memories, and 5 sets of clear stamps from various dollar bins in big box stores. How to win them? Follow along the blog trail, leaving a comment on each and every blog. On Monday,Karelj will ask her buddy Randy ( to select a blog number (from the list), a day (Saturday is one, Sunday is two), and a comment number from that blog. Please make sure you have left a reliable way to contact you(e-mail is best,in the safe format of **** at **** so you can be notified by her personally. If you don't, she'll have to select another winner."

On to my post. My Holidayfor this hop is Tropical Hawaiian Day. What a great way to get out of the winter blues and start thinking about summer time. I love spring and summer weather. Here CA we have been having alot of rain. I'm so ready for the nice spring and summer weather. I made a Tropical Hawaiian Card to share with you. Enjoy!!

Blog Candy give away. I will be giving away a stamp called Punch Bunch from Stampin' Up! It is a clear mount stamp set. It is from Sale-bration. Winner will be posted on Monday. Please be sure to check back on Monday to see if you are the lucky winner!!! Please leave a comment and become a follower for your chance to win.

After my stop, you should head over to Gina at Gina Thornton Stamping at to see what she has in store for you!

Happy Stampin,



TheScrapbookgirl at CricutConfessions said...



BunnyFreak said...

Great card.
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JustYolie said...

Aw so tropical! Beautiful!

Babe O'Mara said...

Nice tropical card, Nicolette. I'll have a Pina Colada, please!!!


Kopperhead said...

Your card makes me remember I live in a tropical paradise, which I sometimes forget!
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Anonymous said...

Love your card

DtsArt said...

very nice card

Melissa said...

Now this is a holiday that I want to celebrate along with a drink inside a pineapple with one of those little umbrellas! lol

Very nice!


Pat P said...

Great Card! Need a tropical day
Pat P

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

Hi Nicolette! Or should I say, ALOHA!!? I love a tropical holiday, especially if it includes a Pina Colada and SUNSHINE.
TYFS and for the oppty to win candy!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

P.S. STOP BY MY BLOG this weekend for opportunity to win three different lots of BLOG CANDY. Top three posts detail it.

Jazmin said...

Very nice.


Lillian Child said...

So sweet!

Sweetpea said...

great job and TFS fabulous simply fabulous

Jamie said...

such a pretty card i love the color choice. thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

Gina Thornton said...

Nicolette, we had snow here this week so I am totally lovig this card! I am actuyally using the same set to make Beach Bachelorette Party invites for a friend! Perfect for the Beach! Wish I was on a nice warm one about now....
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Tambo said...

Great card.I could use this type of holiday. I am definitely done with winter. gavinsmimi AT gmail DOT com

Krista's Paper Cafe said...

You do have summer on your mind! Palm trees on this card and the one on Karel's blog. I am so with you! This card is lovely. Well done.

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Yes, a Tropical paradise day would be perfect after survuvung this past winter.
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Dorene said...

This is my favorite set, and you nailed it. Love the card.

Cricut Design Chicks SWARM said...

love the card... makes ya wanna jump into the card.

Leah said...

OH I love your holiday!!!! Beautiful!!!


mitch1066 said...

I could certainly do with a Hawaiian day here in frozen Canada lol

Karen S. said...

Great card! I'm all about a tropical holiday! It's soooo cold here in Cleveland today it's crazy! So much for spring....

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cdm317 said...

Ack! Sorry about the deleted post! I love your card!
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mitz said...

...ohhhh such fun colors.. makes you feel like spring ,..( even tho here temps arent even to freezing thanks for the opportunity

doverdi said...

What a great holiday & card. We sure could use some warm weather thoughts after a long, cold winter. I've really enjoyed creating a holiday for this hop & a project to go along with it. TFS!

iluvkatie74 said...

What an adorable card. I love it.

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Kristin said...

Great card! Any holiday that involves a drink with an umbrella is my type of holiday!

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Karelj said...

I so need this holiday! We still have snow on the ground, and the weatherman says the first two Hawaii sounds wonderful, and your card helps me imagine it! Thanks for hopping with me--you're among the best! Karelj

Michelle said...

This is perfect right now we have snow piles to deal with.... I need this day.... heck make your a whole week, month, andything.... will do.

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Lisa said...

Love your card. I'm a new followere. TFS

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Lisa R said...

Love your bright cheery card! Yay tropical day! Thanks for sharing. joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

scrapperbecka said...

Lovely card

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silvia said...

Great card!!

Misty said...

I want to share your holiday!

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Tamara said...

Very cute card! TFS!
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Anniebee said...

Great card! I have always wanted to visit Hawaii. We have already experienced summer weather in TX though we got a cold front yesterday and it's much cooler now. TFS!

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Love to scrap Lyndra said...

Beautiful card, thanks for sharing

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Marcy S. said...

I ma in Ohio and I agree with you, it's time for some nice spring weather. Loved your card. I am a new follower.

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LesleyfromWI said...

Makes me wish I was somewhere tropical right now. Love the colors. TFS
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Marianne - Fiskateer #6701 said...

Your card is great! I agree that any spring weather will be welcome this year!

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Summer said...

Great holiday, We love Hawaiian Days! TFS

Michelle said...

I was just making my way around the hop again incase anyone posted something new today.... I didn't want to miss any of you ladies crafty goodness.

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katieo said...

I think we could all use a little sunshine. Love your bright card.

Anna said...

Wonderful!!! Just adorable!!!
I'm a follower.
Thanks for the chance to win.
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A Scrap Above said...

Hey Nicolette

I love your card! it makes me want to head on to the beach!
I am already following your blog, love your style!
TFS and a chance to win
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stampinlara said...

Love your project and thanks for the chance to win a cool stamp set! I just became a follower, GREAT blog!

lanejoy1 said...

Just became a follower tonight and enjoyed your blogspot. Love SU clear stamps also.