Saturday, May 25

~ ~ Blogaversary Desert Hop with Tara at CDD ~ ~

Today we are celebrating with Tara over at Craftin Desert Divas
 for her very first BLOGOVERSARY!!!

If you just happened to have stumbled upon my blog, please start at 
Craftin Desert Divas so you don't miss out on a thing. If you have arrived from Carri - DoubleClick - AKA Abusybee - then you are in the right spot. 

This is a "Desert" Diva Celebration!!

Here is the project I have created for this hop...
I used a lot of different lines of paper and card stock for this card today.  I wanted to achieve mimicking some of the wonderful colors of Sweet Tara's (Original) Blog Design along with mixing in the Desert Theme for her Blogaversary Celebration.
I will forever remember connecting and loving her PURPLE TONED BLOG!!!!

It has been a true joy and a pleasure connecting with you
and I adore your fabulous style when you create
as well as your sweet, loving, personality when we chat.
You are an amazing Blend and I hope that you have much
success on your creative path!

 A few details on my project
These small flowers are Felt Poppers from Pinque Peacock

Embossing folders:  Darice, Cuttlebug, and Sizzix 
(Reptile, Argyle, Swirls, and Peacock Feather)
Ink - Rubber Stampede and Dew Drops
(Purple and Starlight Silver)
Paper and Card Stock:
Co'ordinations Whitewash Collection
Others from stash

Let's Party Sentiment, Party Hat and Whistle: 
Cricut Cartridge-Create a Critter 2
Twine: Twinery (Pom Pom making Tutorial HERE)
DESERT half dome and Cactus:
Cricut Cartridge-Destinations

Distressed Edges: TH Distressing Tool
Sentiment Stamps: Crafty Sprouts - Besties for Life
We have blog candy for those who are a follower of Craftin Desert Divas and leave a comment on every stop of the hop! Winners will be announced Tuesday May 28th at Craftin Desert Divas!

$20 Giftcard to their store

$10. CTHM Giftcard

$15. Giftcard to their store

The next stop is the talented Migdaldia who has a wonderful Desert Themed Project to share with you and you are sure to enjoy peeking at.

Here's the complete line up in case you get lost along the way.

Keep Crafting, 
♫ ROCKS ♫ 
:O) Jessica


  1. Love your card! Great details and color!

  2. I love those poppers!!! They are awesome! Cute card!

    Cut One Designs by Robin

  3. soo pretty...liked the purple all over.

  4. What a cute card! I love that pom pom on the birthday hat!


  5. Such a cute card for a wonderful lady! TFS!

  6. Great job! I am loving all them i like all the desert themed projects!
    Deb C

  7. Such an awesome card Jessica! I love the color purple, its my fav! Love the embossing on the card and all the decorative elements!

    By the way, this week started the new Funday Friday challenges over on my blog. I hope you can join in on this week's awesome sketch challenge!

    Jo's Scrap Shack

  8. What a sweet card! How thoughtful.

  9. OMG!! This card is so AWESOME!!! It's perfect for Tara! You nailed it!! Awesome details!!


  10. This is a really cute card... I love the pompom too.

  11. Such a great party card!! Great way to pull the colors from her blog! Its been fun hopping with you! Carri~Abusybee

  12. Its so Perfect for Tara!Love it!
    Very SWEET and love those super cute Pom-poms.TFS the tutorial.
    Have a wonderful day,
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

  13. Thanks for sharing -- Love your desert party card such a different idea-it is really COOL!! what a fun hop.
    Happy Memorial day!
    DIANA L.

  14. Very fun! Love the purple!

    Peace & Luv,
    Dragonfly Journeys

  15. Jessica, I knew as soon as I looked at your card you were going off my original blog look. I love that purple and black and it will be back! I love your fun card and that pom pom is wonderful!! Your so wonderful and helpful and I will always consider you a bloggie friend. Thanks so much for joining me in my celebration.

    Hugs to you!!

    Craftin Desert Diva's

  16. This is so awesome, Jessica!! I love the colors and design!! The pom pom on the hat is just fabulous and I love the felt flowers!! Gorgeous my friend!! So happy to be hopping with you!! Have a great Memorial Day weekend :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  17. Purple is not my first thought when it comes to a desert celebration but.... It totally works. Great card

  18. Very interesting choice of colors. They look great together and make a great card. Thanks for a great hop.

  19. So Cute and Festive! Love the Purple. Thanks for Sharing! :0)

  20. Great card!!! Love the cactus, paper hat, horn and sentiments. Love the purples, too!! :)

  21. What a great card to celebrate!!!!
    Laura D.

  22. Fun card Jess!! Love all the purple and those cuts are great! Awesome card!
    Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT holiday weekend!

  23. Oh my, what a F*U*N card! Love the colors, pretty party hat and fun whistle!
    Sherrie K

  24. This is really fun!! I love it!

  25. Love your card and colors! The Pom Pom is a great addition.

  26. Awesome card Jessica! Love all the embossing folders and the colors look terrific!


  27. What a great card! Love the purple!

  28. Hi Jessica - thanks for the hopw and for showing us your desert purple card - that is unique! Have a grand weekend! Keep crafting is right! Gail

  29. Only YOU could pull of a purple desert project!!! Love, it Jessica!! Big smiles and hugs from your girl in NC!

  30. So many fun ideas to celebrate Tara's bogaversary

  31. What a great card... love the purple..
    Laura D.

  32. Your Card is so Cute! Love the Purple. I had already posted on her once. Not sure why it didn't post. Thanks for Sharing! :0)

  33. Great card! I am going to have to take a closer look at Create a Critter 2
    Thanks for the chance to win blog candy!!!!

  34. What a great card, and a lovely tribute to Tara and her blog! :)
    Purple is one of my favorite colors so I loved it the moment I saw it!

  35. wow runing arould from blog to blog learning so much and i will be back to learn more ty for all the time yu to make a blog . have great week have fun learn a lot never to old to learn new things ,


I so enjoy reading your comments and love hopping back over to your blog to see your latest and greatest!
:O) Jessica B.
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Cuz Crafting Rocks

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