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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Forever & Always Blog Hop | SDS

Forever & Always blog hop!
We are so excited to have you join us today!
At each stop of the hop we hope you have been inspired by the creativity of the design teams of Snapdragon Snippets and SVG Attic. I am sure you found many wonderful projects that will be at the top of your crafting lists!
You should be arriving from Rhonda's blog If you happened across this post out of order and wish to participate, please head on over to the SVGAttic blog to start at the beginning of the hop.
For this hop I created several cards challenging myself to not use my two favorite colors red and green and to use the files in a different way then originally intended...
For these two first cards I used a bit of modeling paste or embossing paste as my background:

My first card was designed using the heart found in the Silhouette online store file #5025 Playing Card Suites I just love that shape.  You can also find that file at the SDS store HERE
For my second card I just had to create something with this awesome dove.  I used vellum to cut the layers and I assure you it look so much prettier in person! You can find it at the Silhouette online store under file #72826 Dove Valentine Shape Card or as file #53491 Dove with Valentine Envelope. You may choose to get it from the SDS store HERE

For these next set of cards I used the heart found on the recently released Heart Window Tall Valentine Tote file #72719 I just knew I had to use that heart to create some of the oh so popular shaker cards...

I also just had to use that word! Loved it!  The word Valentine is from the also recently released Patchwork Heart Key Valentine Card file #72184


For this third shaker card I also used the word Valentine but this time I colored it with distress inks...
yeap! I still had the Christmas tree lights up when I took this picture just a few days ago. The lights are finally down as of Wednesday :)

 A Clean and Simple card...

For this card I just placed the word on my mat giving myself enough space to cut the panel to a A2 size.  I inked the word with distress inks while still on the mat and cut three additional words.  Once I was happy with the inking, I removed from the mat and cut the panel to size, placed it on my card base and added the words (in white) one by one.  Finished it by placing the word that was there when I was inking as the last layer or on top.  I love this technique!

Tired of my cards yet? LOL  I actually did create more but will be sharing them at the Snapdragon Snippets en español blog -- we will be having a Valentine's inspired hop on January 31st
Hope you can join us! You don't want to miss the creations by that awesome DT!

Now how about some blog hop prizes??
$15 Gift Certificate to SnapDragon Snippets
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$15 Gift Certificate to SVG Attic
What do you need to do to be eligible for these amazing prizes?
1. Become a follower of each blog in the hop, if you aren't already.
2. Leave a comment at each stop.
3. If you do both of the above, check back at the SnapDragon Snippets and/or at the SVG Attic blog for the winners on Monday, January 19th! You have all day today and tomorrow to hop. 
We would also love it if you would stop by the SnapDragon Snippets and SVGAttic's Facebook pages and give us a "Like"!
Here is the complete blog hop lineup in case you wish to take a break and come back:

NEXT and LAST stop
I hope you have enjoyed my cards....   Just one more stop!