Friday, September 20, 2013

Handmade Cards Blog Hop + GIVEAWAY!

 
Hi Everyone! Welcome to the Paper Crafts blog hop to celebrate the newest special issue Handmade Cards!!!! Here is a peek at the cover! Doesn't it look like fun?!?



I was challenged to make a card using only 3 supplies! I pulled out some of my favorite supplies and used cardstock, a journaling card and decorative tape.
  


Paper Crafts is generously giving away a copy of Handmade Cards to one of my blog readers! For your chance to win please leave a comment below letting me know what your favorite paper crafting supply is. I'll leave comments open until Tuesday September 24th.
 
Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy the rest of the hop....
 
Ashley Marcu <---that me="" s="" span="">

113 comments:

S`andra V. said...

Love the simplicity of a fast card project when I need one quickly. Love your combination of supplies to create your card. I'll have to remember this for my last minute projects. Thanks for sharing.

frommycraftroom said...

Fab card. Do I need to pick one supply? I have a few items that are my "fav" in my stash!

Karen said...

so fun...happy colours...

Dorothy C. said...

Great card - I have to remember to make use of those journal cards for cardmaking. I'm currnetly in love with my envelope punch board from We R Memory Keepers.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Great card. I don't have a favorite, just what I quickly find in my stash!

Mandee ( mandabeth55@yahoo.com) said...

This card is so sweet and cute!

Sue D said...

Very cute and simple. I like how you folded the washi tape.
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{VICKI} said...

STAMPS

mamichelle said...

Beautiful card! Love what you did with the washi!

devidhayaal said...

Awesome card,Thanks for sharing.

Jingle said...

This is super cute!

Maria said...

love your card super cute

Helen F. said...

Ahhh, love that you made this card with only 3 supplies, Ashley!
I really really NEED this PC issue :)

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

Super cute card! This would be a great way to use up PL cards!

Mary Mac said...

Lovely card, Like how you placed in a ribbon fold.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OH Ashley! You are soooooo amazing! LOVE this card-- simple but with POW! Esp. since you used that washi tape as a ruffle! LOOOOOOVE!

My fav supply is patterned paper... and stamps...and glitter! I love it all (LOL!)!

Leanne said...

Lovely positive thought card. I love colors & paper.

Petti said...

Love the simplicity of the card too!

Lynn said...

I like the idea of using the journaling card .. nice card.

Lynn said...

I like the idea of using the journaling card .. nice card.

Lynn said...

I like the idea of using the journaling card .. nice card.

Andrea Garland said...

That journal card is so lovely with that sentiment.

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Fab card, Ashley!

Jessica said...

Love your awesome CAS card!!! My favorite supply would have to be stamps! :)

Lori B said...

Love how you pleated the washi tape-gives it a whole different look! Thanks for the chance to win-

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW! Now that would be a real challenge for me! Thanks for inspiration ... your card is awesome!

Liliana said...

Such a simple but sweet card! My favorit, hum...if I had to pick one it would be twine. I use it all the time and it just adds that last little touch to my cards and projects.

StampNK said...

So sweet and simple. I need to start using some of the journaling cards that I've collected !

HawaiianLibrarian said...

How fabulous to use 3 stash items to create a stunning card! I love stickers! and have filesful!

Lynda said...

If I have to pick just one, I'd say buttons!

Deepti said...

My favorite supply would be inks :) ur card is simple yet stunning :)

Pat said...

Love the card...and the quote!

Kristin Marks said...

Cute card! My fav right now is my ATG gun. Love it!

Alexia Misso said...

Super cute card, my fav would be stamps!!

4Ucards said...

I love my collection of designer papers. Beautiful,colorful papers makes me so happy.

Renee said...

Cute card! My fave supply would have to be my paper stash :)

Kim said...

Great card!! My favorite scrapping supply is patterned paper. I use it a lot!!

Candida said...

Cute! Loved the washi.

JanLee said...

Great Card! I have a lot of favorites but love enamel dots and my We Re Memory Keepers envelope punch board.

Laurie B. said...

I will admit it, I am a paper hoarder :-)

Gregsgirl's crafty corner said...

gorgeous card! it's hard to pick a fave but I love my patterned paper

Cindi said...

I like the treatment with the washi tape. Nice texture

ITTYBITTYLADYBUGS said...

This is my first blog hop...loving it!

joy said...

Rubber stamps are still my first love, but all of the fab dies are running a close second!

coco said...

You always rock the journaling cards-- so inspiring!

Barbara said...

The stamps that started it all though they are not all rubber now. That would be my favorite!

Judy Tuck said...

Love how you put together your 3 supplies and came up with such a great card!

Peggy B said...

Your card is lovely! My favorite supplies to use are paper, ink, and stamps.

Dana said...

Super cute card!!! Not sure i could only use 3 supplies!! lol

Julie said...

i am loving acrylic stamps!

Sheila H said...

Great color combo - love the Washi!

Jennyfer L said...

Ah, I love it when you need to make a quick card. Helps when you're in a jiffy. Love the color combo!

Noreen said...

I really do like the Bind It All, and the Tim Holtz dies!

Renee M said...

I like the quote you used and the touch of pink along the side of the card :) As far as my favorite supply, I really am a sucker for humorous stamps!

Patti J said...

Cute as can be...thanks for sharing!

Kim said...

Sweet and simple! My favorite kind of card. :-) My favorite craft supply? Anything with a little sparkle and bling .

keeleykats said...

Fantastic card! My favorite craft supply is patterned paper. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win the new mag!

Ann Kulseth said...

Kinda stuck on baker's twine these days - a card just isn't complete without it!

Becky McClain said...

I love how you did your pleated tape. Very cool card. Good choice on your three items.

Becky McClain said...

I love how you did your pleated tape. Very cool card. Good choice on your three items.

Lucy Schmidt said...

Impressive card with limited supplies. My favorite would probably be patterned paper, but I must love 'em all or I wouldn't have them. Right????

Pat K said...

Love the colors in this card, nice work!

Elena said...

So cool! Love how you used washi tape!

Margaret Young said...

Its a toss up. Paper, lace or ribbon and a touch of colour.

SmokieBlueRose said...

Your is cute. My favorite paper crafting supply is anything that adds color...pens, pencils, mists, paints. Yur is cute.

Janet said...

I love using designer paper and ribbon.

Jean said...

Paper is definitely my favorite crafting supply! I'm a paper hoarder!

Sharon said...

Love it! Simply, cute & quick :)

Celeste B. said...

I guess my favorite would have to be pattern paper. I can't create anything without beautiful pattern paper.

Buffy Esser-Burnside said...

Fabulous card!

Lynne J said...

what a cute card! Love the simplicity, as I'm always waiting til the last minute to make cards!! My favourite supply(and my addiction) is patterned paper, followed by punches!

Michelle Popolo said...

absolutely love that quote!!! very cute card. i try to chose supplies that add either color, texture or (my obsession) sparkle. if i can get something with all three even better!!

Sharon said...

Fun and bright and cheery!

Betty said...

Great card! I'm going to get my journaling cards out while I'm making cards now!! Thanks for sharing!

Mary-Anne V said...

Love how you pleated the washi and used the kraft base! Wonderful card. My fav. crafting supply right now is washi.

Shelley Graham Turner said...

Love the card, color palette is great!

If I have to pick one supply I guess I like my decorative tapes the best!

trena p said...

love the card and washi tape

Andrea W said...

Very cool! I love the simplicity.

Bev Chapman said...

very nice thanks for the inspiration

Bev Chapman said...

very nice thanks for the inspiration

Lisa Norstrom said...

Who knew it could be so simple to make a cute card!

Espiritu said...

Love all your cards, very beautiful )
I love Stickers and paper )

Isha Gupta said...

Gorgeous card, love the washi.My favorite supply is white card stock and my bone folder.

Katie said...

Probably twine. Love how you used the tape, I will have to try that! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Carmen O. said...

I just love clean and simple cards. I don't know why I don't make them more often. Favorite craft supply? I'd have to say my cuttlebug and dies.

justasiam said...

I am currently in love with patterned paper!

Angela said...

Loving this card! I think those are some of my go to items as well. I really like hand stitching too!

NatQuebec said...

Siple and very nice card !

Trinh said...

I love the big sentiment! My favorite supply are stamps. Can never have too many!

Emily said...

If I can only pick one I think it would be stamps, they very versatile.

Caroline said...

Give me paper paper paper

Wendy said...

Love the card and the quote!

AJ said...

wow, love this!! 3 supplies would be tough, but you rocked it!

Amy said...

Fabulously cute card! And my current favorite supply is probably washi tape since it is so versatile and so easy to whip together a cute card with!

Amy said...

Fabulously cute card! And my current favorite supply is probably washi tape since it is so versatile and so easy to whip together a cute card with!

elf1023 said...

Love this card. Easy peasy, great colors.

Naomi said...

Stamps!

Deborah Montgomery said...

Love how this turned out..simple, yet doesn't look it!!

Donna Cala said...

Wonderful. LOVE the washi tape. I am a huge fan of twine and embroidery floss. I love having a ribbon effect without the bulk of ribbon.

maria f. said...

Fun card, Ashley. You definitely rocked this issue!

Renuka said...

Simple and quick card. Love the ribbon effect. My Fav supply is patterned paper.

Jeanne said...

Love your card and the magazine looks great, a MUST have!

Jeanne said...

Love your card and the magazine looks great, a MUST have!

marylouh said...

I've been using a lot of twine on my cards. It isn't so bulky when I'm mailing them. Great card. I need to start using more tape.

bjmartin said...

Dimensional adhesives - can't seem to make a card without them these days! Love all the bright color in your card!

Emily H said...

Great card. I love simple cards.

Bethany said...

Great card. Love the combo of supplies :)

Carmen N said...

I can't get enough ribbon. I have more than enough to last my lifetime (plus others?) but I keep buying it

Regina Hamilton said...

Very nice card using only 3 supplies.

Amy C. said...

Simple, clean and pretty!
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TJ Butler said...

Great card - love the message!!

Kanan Pandya said...

Very trendy card. Love how you used the washi tape. :-)

tape said...

My favourite item is stencils.