Woodland Critters Blog Hop

Welcome to the Woodland Critters Blog Hop hosted by Connie Can Crop

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We are so happy you are joining us for this fun-filled hop full of furry and feathery critters from the forest.

Our sponsor this month is:

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She has reached in to her crafty shop, Connie’s Crafty Cart and decided to give away an awesome stamp set by Martha Stewart.  So fitting for a Woodland Critters Blog Hop, don’t you think.  Please visit her shop HERE you can find her on Facebook HERE

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What do you need to do to win? Easy… become a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of them a comment letting them know what you like best about their projects.

You will have until 10 pm Sunday to finish the hop and leave your comments.  The winner will be announced on Wednesday 1/20/16 on Connie Can Crop’s blog.

Now on with the hop!  You should have arrived here from the talented  Connie’s blog!

My first critter is a sweet skunk who’s feeling a little under the weather. He’s got the sniffles and sneezes and a temperature…that stinks!  And that’s just what the sentiment inside the card says!

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To make this card I used the Skunk and Medical Bears cut files from My Scrap Chick.  I happened upon a phenomenal deal they offered two years ago called, “Buy the Store”.  This year they offered a Pink Ticket which was an add-on to the original sale.  It was an incredible value, especially because their cut files are great quality.  I tried to find out from My Scrap Chick if they were having this sale again to give you a heads up to look for it, but despite three attempts I never did hear back from them 🙁

I wanted to mention a mistake which turned into an opportunity on this card.  I had intended to make it a 5″ x 7″ card when I cut the pieces for the front; but when I cut the card, I just did the usual and cut it to 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″.  I could have cut another base, but tried allowing the pieces to extend off the top and sides and I really liked the look.  I will definitely try this again…on purpose.  One more thing I want to mention…that’s a real tissue sticking out of the tissue box…it’s Puffs Plus Aloe so it’s nice and soft on his little nose.

My next card is a Swing Easel card I first saw on Amanda Bates’ The Craft Spa and knew I just had to try it out.  I think it works out perfectly for this Moose, also from My Scrap Chick.

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I knew I wanted rustic road signs, but couldn’t find any so I made my own.  The center sign I used for the greeting, the grass, clouds and mushrooms are from the Silhouette Design Store.   Amanda shared the tutorial for the Swing Easel card on her blog, but I made my own cut file and am happy to share it or convert it to a template for you, just leave me a comment with your e-mail address.

Next up a little water coloring using this delightful Mr. Foxy image from Polkadoodles.  If you haven’t heard of them, you really want to check them out.  I kept this card rather plain as I wanted the image to do the talking…What Does the Fox Say?  This card is going to be perfect for a friend who is a Wild Animal Rehabber… she’ll love it.

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That’s all the critters I’ve got for you.  Up next is my blogging buddy Miranda.  Remember to follow everyone and leave a comment along the way to be eligible to win!

Here’s the line-up in case you get lost:

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34 Responses to “Woodland Critters Blog Hop”

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  1. Michele says:

    I would love the template. Thank you for sharing. Great cards! I love the cute skunk card

    • Kim&Katy says:

      Michele, If it’s not already there, I will put it on the Hints, Tips & Tutorials page within the next day or so. I have to reduce it in size to fit on the pdf, so you will have to enlarge it before cutting. If you have a Silhouette, I can send you the actual cut file.

  2. Angela C says:

    Oh My Gosh Kim! Out of the park with this hop! My favorite is definitely that skunk but I love them all! Thanks for sharing your awesome talent with us!

  3. Barbara B says:

    I love all three of your cards with critters. But I especially love the skunk. So stinkin cute!!!!

  4. I love your cards they are so cute!

  5. IKE says:

    OMGoodness – what delightful critter cards 🙂 My fave is the poor little sickly skunk 🙂
    Loving your Cavvy 😀 😀 xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  6. amazing critter cards! you rocked it!

  7. MaryFran says:

    these are adorable, love seeing what you create, you should make a box of gift cards for all occasion, I’d buy them!!

  8. Those cards are so stinking cute!

  9. You always do a fabulous job on all your projects. This card are super adooooooorale TFS

  10. cathie says:

    these are adorable I love the skunk

  11. Jessica says:

    OH MY GOSH!!! SOOOO adorable!!!

  12. Brilliant! I love all of your cards…always so well done. You’ve been a busy little critter haven’t you, lol. I also like your little “mistake” and think I might try it myself sometime. Have a great day and happy hopping with you.

    Sharon
    A Piece Of Heart Blog
    **Make sure to visit my blog to grab some really great FREE Digi Sentiments.**

  13. Debbie H says:

    Very cute cards!

  14. Your cards are super adorable! I love them all!! I would like to have the cut file for the swing card. crazyaboutcards@ hotmail.com I enjoyed being in the hop with you.

  15. Kathy Light says:

    LOVE them all! Incredible cards! Awesome, adorable. Thanks so much for sharing. And I love the real Kleenex- great embellishment!

  16. Cute cards! The skunk one is my favorite! 🙂 Connie let me know about the last blog candy, thanks.

  17. Beth says:

    Wow, all three cards are great! I especially like the skunk card with the real kleenex. Great job!

    ~Beth
    Follow me @ The Crafty Scrap Yard

  18. Kim, great job as always, I love all three cards. My all time favorite it’s the sick skunk, so so adorable… And funny too.
    The cuts are wonderful. The card are so playful too. TFS And to hop with us. Enjoy the weekend.

  19. Kim P says:

    Wow! Very impressive and fun cards! I love the skunk the best. Wonderful how the “mistake” turned out!

  20. connie says:

    These are all just gorgeous!! I adore the sick skunk. And the easl card is so pretty. The fox is gorgeous! Way to represent the critters in this hop! Thanks for joining me!! Scrappy hugs, connie

  21. Sandy says:

    Wow, your cards are wonderful. Love them all!

  22. sue Kimmet says:

    Your moose card is wonderful!

  23. Lynn McAuley says:

    Such sensational creations, Kim! That ailing skunk is too stinkin’ cute for words!! The hangovers on both the skunk and moose are my favorite things about these awesome designs, Kim! More remarkable cards from your most talented and crafty hands!

    • Kim&Katy says:

      Isn’t it funny how a mistake can turn into a great idea. I shouldn’t have admitted it wasn’t my creativity at work, LOL

  24. charligirl88 says:

    As always… your cards are GREAT! My fave happens to be the skunk, though… I just love little stinkers!

  25. Daphne says:

    Wow gorgeous cards. I love the moose he is just adorable.

  26. Rhonda says:

    I feel like that skunk. Been sick for days

  27. SanuraScraps says:

    Very cute cards. Adorable…TFS…

  28. What STUNNING projects!!

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