Treasure Box Designs Blog Hop of LOVE

February 7, 2011

Welcome to the Treasure Box Designs Blog Hop of LOVE.
Monday, February 7, 10:00am through Friday, February 11, 10:00pm
If you are here for Treasure Box Designs Blog Hop of LOVE, keep reading.

{If you are here to see my creation that I entered in the Valentine's Day challenge at Crafting with Cristina, click here.}

Good Early Monday Morning! But we WILL be here all week, hopping hoping to inspire you for Valentine's Day. Join fans of Treasure Box Designs as we use their fabulous paper piecing patterns (or cut files) to help you get ready for Valentine's Days. We are using patterns that can be purchased at TBD's online store. If you like what you see along the hop today, TBDs also invites you to stop at their Facebook fan page and click like.

If you arrived from Mrs. Amanda's Blog then you are in the right place. If you are just here visiting and want to start from the top click HERE to go to Treasure Box Designs and the beginning of this Hop, or take a peek at the line up below.

TBDs patterns are fabulous! You get a great deal when you purchase one of TBDs files. For me, the best aspect of their files is that they are so versatile. Their is plenty of room to play with the designs. You can adapt the designs to your needs. Some designs have several pieces that you can pull apart to use what you need.

For example, I made this card using just one of the pups from the "Puppy Love" pattern (originally with 4 stacked dogs). I was able to create a digital stamp on the heart the pup is holding. I think the sentiment fits perfectly! I purposely made these cards with boys (or even men) in mind. Isn't the background paper cute? And Bonus! I included my favorite card making supply-->> FIBER! (that's the decor on the side of the card). Both of these cards are available in my online Cafe. Want a more feminine puppy? One with a bow in her "hair" and a frilly background? Let me know . . .

Can You Resist?!

I'll Be Your Valentine

Naughty boys have priorities too! (I have 2 myself--see blog candy!) The second card I made is also for a little boy. I started with TBDs pattern which had the boy holding and peaking over the heart-shaped box of chocolates. Thought I would play with it a little. I added the legs and feet, and bent his arm to hold the chocolate. I think the original file was a freebie, as I cannot find it on the site. Note the smeared chocolate on his face, hands, shirt! Isn't he cute?! The heart in the upper right is a digital stamp that I created myself. This card is also available in my online Cafe.

Caught . . . Uh-Oh!!

Oh Yummy!

Blog Valentine Candy
Yup! What's Valentine's Day without some sweets?! My 6 yr old son suggested giving away my 4 yr old son. He is sweet, but I need him!! For this hop's blog candy I will be drawing one name to win this Swarovski Topaz Color Crystals Vintage Style Earrings in Antique Brass hand made by Crystal Glow Design. I have purchased from Hana in the past. Her work is exquisite! These earrings are valued at over $18. I just think it would be nice for someone to dress themselves up (instead of their crafts). To be eligible for the drawing, become a follower of my blog and leave a comment below. Be sure I can get a hold of you somehow. As of now I can only ship to the continental US. (Sorry)

Remember to visit and comment on all the stops in the Treasure Box Designs Blog Hop of LOVE!
Thank's for joining the party!! Your next stop is Cheeze N Whine Crafting.

Treasure Box Designs
Mrs. Amanda's Blog
Krista's Paper Cafe <<---- YOU ARE HERE
Cheeze N Whine Crafting
Paper Piecing Memories
Faithfule Creations
Little Paper Sprinkles
Dianne's Scrappy Creations
I Love to Cut
Doodle Bug Memories
Scrapbooks by Reyna
Designs by Crafty1Mommy
Southern Belle Creations
Scrappin Sunshine
Created Scraps of Love by Rhonda
Bug Juiced!!
Honeybearz Designs
Bits of Paper

67 comments on “Treasure Box Designs Blog Hop of LOVE”

  1. Thank you for sharing all your scrap happy ideas. 🙂 I am loving this blog hop as it is giving more and more ideas on what can be done with scrapbooking.

  2. I am glad that I was invited to this hop! This is my first time to visit Treasure Box Designs and I am loving what I see! Thank you for the chance to win! I hope you have a fabulous day filled with lots of sparkle because some girls were just born with glitter in their veins!

  3. Hiya Krista! Your cards are adorable. Although I don't have boys, my youngest daughter could be pictured in place of the little boy who got into the chocolates. lol Nice work! And the earrings are very pretty. I'm now a follower too.

  4. I love your cards! And I agree- TBD stuff is very versatile and so much fun to use! So far I mostly use the bears but definitely love all the products I've gotten from there!

  5. great earrings!! I am having trouble following you blog, it jsut keeps clicking off for me....

    {We were having problems with the host. Try again. -Krista

  6. Love Treasure box designs... Became a follower... Cant wait to look your site over... Good Job.. OMG.. it has taken me awhile to get this to post.... sorry

    {{It was probably trouble on our end. We were having problems with the host. -Krista

  7. I am now a follower of your blog...I am loving this blog hop so many cute creations....thanks for the opportunity to win these earrings. Cute. So is your son for saying that he wanted to give his brother away. Very cute.

    {{Yup on my son. He doesn't always like little brother! We kept him, though! -Krista

  8. I love the puppy card. Makes me wished that I would of got that set last week.

    {{ TBD files are on sale this week . . . Or you can buy the cards from me! -Krista

  9. Wow i just love your artwork!! You did an amazing job!! I'm not in the running for the earings ( i live in canada!!) but i just wanted to let you know that you have wonderful artwork. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    {{ Thank you, thank you! Sorry about the earrings, but you can shop at Hana's. I hope you come back soon! -Krista

  10. I wanted to let you know that I enjoyed your blog and I love your site as well. I am very new to scrapbooking and I like to see what others have created with the paper patterns and with the piecing. I look forward to learning more as time goes on.

    Thanks again!

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