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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Your Next Stamp November Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Your Next Stamp November New Release BLOG HOP! We've got some fabulous new YNS stamps to showcase today! These new stamps are available to buy right now from the Your Next Stamp store along with all your YNS favourites. We also have 2 wonderful guests joining us for our hop - the amazing Jen del Muro, and our November YNS Guest Designer Kerry Urbatch. Welcome girls!

If you would like to participate in the hop and you didn't arrive here from Jenny's blog, please CLICK HERE to return to the start of the hop at the Maureen's blog, as you don't want to miss these fab new releases!

The hop starts today (Thursday November 18 at 03:00 EST) and ends on Saturday November 20 at midnight EST.

As always, here at Your Next Stamp, we have a wonderful prize for you to win! One lucky winner will be drawn at random from the comments at Karen's blog to receive a new release stamp package.

Not only is Karen offering an amazing hop prize, she's also holding a special 20% OFF YOUR ORDER sale which is running for an entire week (from today untli November 25 at midnight EST)! Be sure to enter the code YNSNOV when checking out at http://www.yournextstamp.com to receive your 20% discount!


Today I would like to share with you the Birthday set I have made using these darling NEW images. I used Birthday Surprise with sentiment and this adorable mini stamp the cute monkey!!! I decided to make a gift bag with a matching card!! Hope you enjoy my creations today!!!


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Front of Gift Bag

Matching Card

For my creations I used this fabulous Cosmo Cricket Paper Togetherness it matches perfect with Baja Breeze and Rose Red :)

I also made this for the following Challenges -

Penny's Challenges - Alter it, I altered a gift bag
Lollipop Crafts - Girlie Girl


Thanks so much for stopping by today!!!!

Your Next Stop on the hop is our VERY TALENTED and AWESOME DT LEADER SIMONNE!!

Before I go I'd just like to remind you all about our current YNS Challenge chosen by me! It ends on Tuesday November 23, so you still have plenty of time to join in! The challenge is extra special as we are being co-sponsored by Really Reasonable Ribbon, so why not hop on over to the YNS Challenge blog and join in!

Thanks so much for hopping with us today! I hope you enjoy our new release!




65 comments:

Silvie Z said...

Awesome Birthday set, Crystal! Cute images and love those yummy papers! Love the embossing and all the stitching too!
hugs,
Silvie
xx

Frea said...

Hi Crystal, lovely little set this is. You really did well! Frea

Julye said...

What a fab set never mind whats in the bag, it's a gift on its own.

Annette Bowes said...

Beautiful Birthday Set Crystal! How neat is that stitching!!! Love the technique you have used with the balloon, very effective! Take CareX:)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What an awesome set Crystal!! I just love the paper and colors paired with your awesome coloring!! Look at all the fab stitching gf!! Gorgeous!
hugs,
Chris

Karen said...

This is a lovely set Crystal! I always admire your lovely stitching...stunning!!
Hugs
Karen

Scrappin' Sista said...

Great job. I'm still amazed at crafters' ability to stitch on paper. I guess I need to try it. It adds so much. You did an excellent job. TFS.

Christel
http://onescrappinsista.blogspot.com

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Beautiful stitching. What a great idea to make a birthday set. It's just adorable!! LOVE the birthday embossing folder behind the images. SUPER CUTE Crystal!!

Patti J said...

Darn, wish it was my birthday! What a darling birthday set! You rock, my friend!!!!! That paper is SO much fun!

Tanya R said...

WOW, this is just so adorable. I love how you added the ribbons to the handles of the bag. A perfect finishing touch.
Hugs
Tanya

Angela said...

OoO such an adorable set, Crystal! Love the colors and papers combination! Lovely images! Always love the stitching on your projects! hugs, Angela

Kerri said...

These are sooooo super CUTE!!! I just love your bag, and need to do that more often! That little monkey looks adorable on your card and I love those colors and dp!

Anne Marie said...

Thats adorable! Love the bag!

Cathy said...

What an adorable set! Love the colors, layout, everything! Great work - TFS!

Shauna {SK Studios} said...

i LOVe how you coordinated the bag and card :D great color combo too :) so cute!!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohhh way way tooo CUTE, I love your ADORABLE set.

Dawn said...

Adorable as always always love the details in your projects.

Monique said...

What an adorable set Crystal... Love the cheerful colors and the images are so cute!!! Another great project GF!!

Maria Matter said...

oH mY wOrD Crystal, these are way too cute! lol
I love the color combo & papers here! fabulous set hun!
hugs & blessings!

Mimi said...

Cute birthday set! Love the colors and adorable images! ;)

jayne said...

what a lovely bag.. I like the stitching ... havent seen that before..

Jayne

tilly said...

WOW Crystal...... what a fab gift set, I love the colours and papers...... will be back later... must start hopping at the beginning lol
Tilly x

jdmommy said...

Crystal, this is just the sweetest set ever!! TFS these fun images and your fab layouts and coloring, GF!!

Spyder said...

Love this set, really sweet!!
(lyn)

Leslie's Blog said...

What an adorbale set. You are very talented. I love your paper selection and coloring!!

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
aww a fabulous set, lovely cute image, fab colouring, lovely papers, luv the stitching, sue,x

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE those colors and your little monkey is too cute! Great gift set, Crystal! :)

Joan Ervin said...

Awww, sooo cute, Crystal!!!! What a beautifully decorated bag and your card with that adorable monkey is just precious!!!!

JLJ Designs said...

Love the card and matching bag!

Jennifer

Tammy said...

WOW Crystal this is set is sooo adorable!! I love the images and your coloring is awesome!! TOO CUTE!

2Angels said...

Beautiful bag and card Crystal, love the colour combination, I would love to get a present in a bag like that, definitely a keeper! :)

Amanda R said...

Love all the stitching on your card. That is something I would like to try more of. Very cute images and nice choice of colors.

Lynne in NI said...

Awww cute projects ... I especially love your gorgeous gift bag with the fabulous ribbons

Maureen said...

These are both adorable! I just love that patterned paper - so fun!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

you are the best at SETS! absolutely fantastic!

hugs :)

Marlene said...

Eeeek!! That matched set is SO CUTE!!!

Jacilynn said...

adorable! love this Crystal. super cute cards. love the papers

Amy Johnson said...

Such a pretty gift bag and cards! They are just my style too!

isu.alum said...

What a fun little set. Love the colors and the ribbons...Fabulous!

Kerry

Julie E said...

So cute - I think I write that on all YNS posts! Great colors and PP on your creations too.

Lynnor said...

sooo adorable!!! the package will be as good as the gift!!!

raindropecho said...

Oh WOW! Love your set, Crystal! You always know how to put together a great set. And just look at that PERFECT stitching. Soooo gorgeous!

- Ann

cabio's craft corner said...

Beautiful card and bag set. Fabulous DP and fun coloring Crystal. Cute!!!
Hugs,
Cabio

diehex said...

Wow, such a gorgeous set!!! Wonderful paper an colouring. The images are so cute!
Hugs Jeanette

Kim Y. said...

This is such a wonderful set, Crystal! Great job!

Jenny said...

Sooo sweet Crystal, love this set!! :) :) :) :)

Disp6194 said...

Lovely set Crystal! I really like the red and blue together. The paper and images you picked really are fantastic together!

Oma said...

Beautiful birthday set - love the cards and images!

Patricia Garcia said...

Hello Crystal, oh this is adorable, look at the cute Monkey!! Love your stitching all around, it gives it a special look!!

Hugs,
Patricia

Anneke said...

Hi Crystal!!
This is a adorable set, so beautiful :)
Hugs Anneke

*Vicki* said...

Hey sweetie!! WOW!!! These projects are too CUTE!! :) I love your yummy papers and colors on the card!! The matching gift bag is so lovely!! Hope you're doing well friend and have a great weekend!!HUGS

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

That bag is AWESOME girlie! FAB set!!!

Kristine said...

CUTE CUTE!! :)

Allison said...

What a fun mix! Love the bag...I need to make more of these!

Jodi said...

Beautiful work on this card and bag!! Your colors and papers are gorgeous!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Susan said...

Your card is really cute Crystal. You have really added some nice details and have inspired me!

itsabrt said...

Crystal this set is so stinkin' cute I love this months release it is awesome!

Summerthyme Studio said...

Adorable Projects Crystal. Those colours are absolutely DELICIOUS!

Hugs

Vicki

...just Peggy said...

I like, I like! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts.

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

This is darling, I like that you made a matching card. So sweet.

A Cards Delight said...

Crystal!! You rocked this one! I love the bags and your stitching is awesome, coloring is over the top, can you tell I love the whole kabootle!!

...just Barbara said...

Such a fun card! Thanks for playing along in the Lollipop Crafts Challenge! :D

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Oh my friend, your work is always so happy & uplifting! This is no exception! Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you again real soon!
Just in case I forget ... HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! Hope to see you soon!

ChristineCreations said...

Oh I love this pair Crystal! Way cute! That little monkey is adorable!

Courtney said...

Beautiful project! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's!!

Courtney~