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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Cross Canada Blog Hop - January 2014

Welcome to our January Blog Hop featuring creations that using products that will be retiring at the end of the month.   To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.

We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we love to get feedback from our viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop! 

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, but if you want to follow us across Canada then please start at the beginning and join Michelle Stewart at If you came from Chantal of It's a Hoot Papercrafts then you are in the right place! 

I decided to use this gorgeous Chantilly paper to create this card box. I LOVE the results! These card boxes can be used as gifts and can hold cards, memorabilia, pencils, pens, stationary, and so much more!

Here are the products I used for this project:

My Creations Card Box (Z1647)
Sparkles Clear Flourishes - Small (Z1812) - I colored them using our alcohol-based markers! You can create any colored sparkles you want! 
Scallop Border Punch (Z1851) - this is a must have tool!
Sponge Daubers (Z726) - to sponge the edges! Love this look!
Chocolate ink pad (Z2111) - for the edge distressing
Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge (Z1686) - to create these fab flowers!
Bonding Memories Glue (1512) - my preferred adhesive for any art projects

Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Candra of Paper Dragon Fleur.
 If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle S Blog,, as she has the complete blog list.

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. Join us again in February when we will be featuring some of our favourite products. We hope you will join us again on February15th, 2014.

The new Spring/Summer 2014 Idea Book is available and you can order product from it starting February 1st - contact me to get your copy!

I am hosting a Scrap 'n Stamp Retreat in Canmore at the Best Western Pocaterra Inn from March 28 - 30, 2014 - if you are interested in joining us, please contact me at

Nancy K.


  1. I love Chantilly, your card box turned out fantastic.

  2. This paper pack is so bright and cheerful, great job on the card box, I love the cluster of different flowers!

  3. Beautiful, Nancy!!

  4. love love it! the flowers are perfect!

  5. I love the card box, and your flowers are beautiful.