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It's a Blog Hop with lots of Blog Candy!

Hello and welcome to 
Hiding in my Craft Room's blog hop!

This week not only do we have a challenge but we also have a lot of blog candy to give away! Our challenge this week is called "Christmas in July"... A perfect opportunity to catch up on all the Christmas card making. 

I wanted to make a nice, simple card, using traditional red, lime green and light brown. I like how nice this green looks against the red and how it matches the patterned paper, which is from one of my favorite Christmas sets from Shery K. Designs. I used leather, feuille and linen textured cardstocks. I embossed the red layer with a Cuttlebug folder and used a die from Spellbinders to cut the little deer. I find this die cut fits the design so very nicely! To finish the card I added gross grain ribbon in light brown and some small vynil stickers.

I hope I have inspired you to join our challenge this week! 

Now, let's talk giveaway please...

I have a bundle of digital goodies for you! That is right, I said bundle!  One lucky winner will receive this amazing prize:

From my store:
My recent release 
Keys & Roses Digital Paper Pack

From Ewe-N-Me Printables:
By fabulous Deena Davis

These are great quality digital files that you can print over and over again. They are so nice to work with and I know whoever wins will enjoy them greatly! 

For a chance to win, please:

1. Subscribe by email and verify your subscription,
2. Join this site (blue button), and,
4. Leave a comment below.

If you don't have a blog please skip step 2. Otherwise try to follow every step in order to win!

But wait... There's more! I am going to draw a second winner who will receive the Christmas digital paper pack I used to make my card (by Shery K. Designs).

Ok, that's it! I promise... LOL. I want to give away more, but I have to keep some goodies for my next giveaways...

I'm so glad you stopped by and since I'm the last stop all is left is to invite you to join the challenge. All you need to do is visit Hiding in my Craft Room and link up your Christmas card.

If you haven't followed the blog hop from the beginning here is the order so you don't miss a stop. Visit my teammates for more and more chances to win!

Laurie - Hiding in My Craft Room
Lisa - LJ Creations
Jennie - Jenscrapstoo
Lena - Lena's Creations
Samantha - Designs by Sammy
Melanie - Afternoon Scrapper
Kathy - Up in the Night with Kat
Sue - Sue's Paper Crafts

Gracie - Graciellie Design (You are here) 

Please share the blog hop with all your friends through facebook or blog. Winners will be picked by randomizer and will be announced next Monday.

Have fun and stay creative! Thanks for your visit.


  1. Beautiful card. It all fits together so nicely. Great job!

  2. Oh I LOVE your card. Simple but very CUTE. Thanks so much for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Email follower check {already was one}, Google follower check {am now}, Comment check.

    1. You are the sweetest! Thank you so much. I'm glad you stopped by!

  3. Wow, so simple but very elegant card!!!!

  4. Like the Reindeer card, with embellishing, embossing & wonderful papers. Thank you for the comments on my daughter's artwork. My daughter graduated from Kansas City Art Institute in KC, MO in May with degrees in Art Animation & Art History and is currently looking for career/job. She has applied to Hallmark in KC,MO and will go there in Aug where they are going to showcase her senior animation film and hopefully a career/job will come from it.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

    1. My goodness Melissa, that is amazing! I wish her the best of lucks, and I know she'll do great. I have a feeling she will be very succesful! Congratulations!

      Thanks for stopping by!

  5. Hi Gracie -that reindeer on your card is adorable - I love the layout you have as well and the color choices -thank you for a lovely give-a-way - I have subscribed -done the email sign up and now posting my comment - thank you for being so generous -have a blessed week!

  6. Stunning card in traditional colours!!! The image is very beautiful, thanks for the chance to win lovely giveaways!!!

  7. Love the patterned paper on your beautiful card! Thanks for the chance to win.

  8. WOW! Stunning & Beautiful!!! New Follower..
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  9. Fabulous card! Love the design and great reindeer. I'm a new follower and have subscribed by email. Fabulous prizes you've offered. thanks for a chance to win. xxD

  10. Love this card, the reindeer is just right for it too!! Cheers Jennie

  11. Every card you make is stunning Gracie! I want to be you when I grow up. :) Thanks for the chance to win some goodies. The papers are beautiful.

    1. You made me smile with that comment! lol. Thank you so much!

  12. Love your card Gracie and I'm gooing to see what I can do about fixing your link on my blog, I just now realized that it's not right. Great giveaway.


  13. I just spent time going through your blog posts...such lovely projects! So happy to be your newest follower and look forward to seeing more of your pretties!

    Have a good one! Hugs, Kathy Jo

  14. Your card is beautiful! Love the die-cut reindeer and beautiful paper! Your prize is amazing! I am pleased to subscribe by email and follow your blog! I would be so happy if you were to hop over and follow my blog too:

    Wishing you a joyful day!

  15. Beautiful paper and word art! You are so talented!

  16. Fabulous card. Love the semi CAS approach and the colors and patterns.

    1. Thank you! Make sure you subscribe so you can participate on the giveaways!

  17. I love your card. The papers are beautiful and very festive. The reindeer adds the perfect focal point to your card. Love all of your give-aways. One of your lovely followers will feel like she won a bloggie jackpot :-)
    Lena’s Creations

  18. Beautiful card. Love the layers of paper and the gems add. And you have such beautiful digi papers of you own.


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