Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Use It Tuesday.....Anniversary blog hop!

We have a little excitement this week at

you know why?  

It is our 1 year Blogiversary 

and we are celebrating with a blog hop and presents! 

 (And cake with ice cream, too…please excuse the frosting on our keyboards…)

I am stop #5 on the hop.
You should have arrived here from

Be sure to stop by the entire design team’s blogs as well

as the Use It Tuesday blog because 

we have hidden prizes all along the way!

being we are the blog that encourages you to use your stash, 

we don’t usually do ‘prizes’ per say,

 but hey, 

this is a PARTY after all!  

And what is a party without presents?!  

(…and the aforementioned cake and ice cream!)

So, how can you win?

Hidden along our hop are prizes on each of our design team member’s blogs!  

Leave each of us a comment and you will have an opportunity to win. 

 Easy as that!

 Play with us! 
 Link your creation to our challenge post using Inlinkz;

 one lucky participant will win a GRAND PRIZE package 

donated by our fabulous sponsors! 

 You MUST be a follower of the Use It Tuesday blog to win! 
As always,

 our winner will chosen by the Inlinkz Froggy. 

 In order to win,

 you MUST mention that you are playing with us at Use It Tuesday, 

make a project that meets our guidelines, 

AND tell us what hoarded supplies you used! 

And…of course, the grand prize winner 

will be asked to guest design for us in an upcoming challenge!


on to the challenge! 

 This week is all about our 1 year blogiversary; 

we want to see a project that has to do with BIRTHDAYS! 

 Simply link your creation to our challenge post using Inlinkz by Friday, 

Februrary 24th.   

For my project, I am lucky enough to be sponsored by


Our Sponsors

here is the prize they are offering on my blog
a sweet birdhouse chipboard album 
and butterfly chipboard embellishments

On to my project

I made a card this time

supplies used

Kraft paper

Sassafras Cherry deliscious wee bundle x2 pattern paper

Maya road corrugated cardboard frame

Happy Birthday stamp unknown

Sfragidomania lamp shade and table 

blue and white twine

So if you want to win my prize 

leave a comment here on this post 

and your contact info 

and a random winner will be chosen,

good luck!

We want to thank our other FABULOUS sponsors, too!  

You can see their products along our hop so get hopping!  

The next stop is at 

  Sarah's  blog.  

Hope you play along! 

 And eat some cake! 

 It is calorie free today.


  1. irini, what a great card. I like the colors you used. Thanks for this great Blog Hop. It is real fun seeing all that inspiration.
    ( my contact info: Diana.Auberle@gmx.de)

  2. Ειρηνη πολυ ομορφη καρτα..το κομοδινο με το πορτατιφ απο τα αγαπημενα μου!!!Ο συνδιασμος των χρωματων φοβερος!!!
    παω στην επομενη τωρα!

  3. Loveeeeeeeeeeeee this Irini!! LOVING the little table and frame on the 'wall'... LOVING the colors too!! GORGEOUS!

  4. That card is totally adorable! Love the sweet feel of it.

  5. What an amazing card. I love that lamp and table. I have never heard of this company and need to check out the goodies that they offer!! Thanks for sharing!!

  6. Wonderful card! I love the look of the little fram on the wall.
    It all looks so cosy and homely!! Happy Valentines!!

  7. Beautifully done, I love the vintage feel of this one
    Hugs julie P

  8. Irini your card is fabulous! And the theme you choose is so lovely! Kisses!

  9. cute card!
    thanks for sharing

  10. Totally awesome distressing you did! Great card.


  11. Great card! Love the vintage feel.

  12. The papers in this project are just gorgeous!!

  13. Love the card, gorgeous papers and love how the picture is the sentiment, a great idea! what a cute chipboard album, Have a great week Lou x

  14. Love the colors on your card and the table and lamp! :)

  15. Love your wonderful card! The papers you chose are just fabulous together.

  16. Hi there, love this fabulous card and how you have made the furniture look so real, beautiful !!


  17. Beautiful card, love the colors used. TFS

    Just A Pac Rat

  18. Very pretty card Irini! Love how you have treated the chippie so realistically!!

  19. Very pretty vintage looking card!

  20. wow Irini, this card is FABULOUS!!!! You should do cards more often!

  21. I love it - everything about it is fabulous. The color and trim around the card and that table and lamp - a perfect card!

  22. Super cute vintage card. Great work!