First Craft Your Passion Blog Hop!

Welcome to Craft Your Passion Challenges VERY FIRST
“Anything Goes” Blog Hop!!
We are very excited about all the changes our blog has gone
through in the last couple of months and wanted to throw a party. What better
way to do that, than to have a BLOG HOP!!!
If you have hopped over from
Jaiden’s blog 

then you are in the right place. If you just happened to stop by and would like
to join our hop from the beginning, please go to
Craft Your Passion
follow along for a chance to win some AMAZING blog candy along the way and
PRIZES at the end.

All Craft Your Passion DT
members are going to be playing along in the hop with some very special guest
Each designer along the way is
featuring a project that showcases a digital image from at least one of our
amazing Blog Hop Sponsors.
What’s more exciting is you can
participate too by creating a project and linking it up over at
Craft Your Passion
for a
chance to win one of several prizes.
But, there’s a twist. Be sure to
visit all the stops and leave a comment. Once you have finished the hop we would
like you to create a project using at least one digital stamp and enter it with
our Linky tool.
While you are hopping, be sure to
check out the blog candy the designer’s have to offer you. You don’t want to
miss out on any of it!

I’ve used Deacon Bugs from one of our fabulous sponsors Bugaboo Stamps to make  a collectors jar – not for real bugs/creepy crawlies.It’s for my DS2’s plastic toys.I’ve coloured him with ProMarkers and used various scraps left over from other projects.The string I found in the kitchen drawer.

Some challenges this is for :

CraftyRibbons : Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday : Anything Goes
Shelly’s Images : Anything Goes
Creative Belli : String
Little Red Wagon : Twine
Papercraft Star : Anything Goes
Jen’s Digi Stamps : Anything but a card
Quirky Crafts : Anything but a card
Catch the Bug : Let’s get Punchy
Totally Gorjuss : It’s a Man Thing
By The Cute and Girly : All Things Bright and Beautiful

For my second project I’ve made a card using Flower Girl with Kitty from Rick’s Goodies another wonderful sponsor.She’s been coloured with Promarkers.The papers are some K & Co from my stash and I’ve used some Core’dinations Roy G.Biv cardstock to layer it on.I stamped the sentiment and arranged some paper roses and leaves around it.Some teeny gems and raffia lace have been added to the prettiness of it all.

Some challenges this is for :

Crafty Ribbons : Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday : Anything Goes
Delightful Challenges : Girly Girl
Shelly’s Images : Anything Goes
Papercraft Star : Anything Goes
Deep Ocean : Lace
Everybody Art : Flowers
Die Cut Dreams : Flowers (at least 5)
Catch the Bug : Let’s Get Punchy
By The Cute and Girly : All Thing Bright and Beautiful
Stamp Scrap and Doodle : Thank You






As a treat for visiting my blog I am offering some sweet candy!

We all need a helping hand getting those Christmas cards done so I’ve put together a little kit to get you started!This consists of :

  • 24 sheets of 6 x6 Dovecraft Christmas Fancy papers
  • 1 pack 15 Dovecraft Christmas Fancy Brads
  • 1 box 36 Dovecraft Christmas Fancy Glitter Chipboard Shapes
  • 1 pack Dovecraft Glittered Ribbon Stickers
  • 2m reel of Dovecraft Christmas Ribbon
  • 2 Clear Acrylic Stamps
  • 36 REAL Jingle Bells

Now to be in for the winning I’d like you to follow these rules :

  • Leave a comment,here on my blog
  • Subscribe to my blog 

One lucky winner will be drawn randomly once the Blog Hop has closed.

Next stop by Tamara’s 
blog, to see what she has in store for you

Remember, once you have
hopped to all the stops and left your comments (we will be checking), it’s your
turn to show us your “Anything Goes” project.
Make sure to include a
digital stamp somewhere on your project, and link up
your project over at
Craft Your Passion
Midnight CST September 21 to be eligible for the
prizes. Winners will be announced on our Monday, September 26th Challenge

Thank you all for hopping with us
today and don’t forget to “like” Craft Your Passion Challenges on facebook and join in
our September Facebook Fan of the Month Challenge under the “discussions”
Thanks for looking
Lisa x

45 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Spyder
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 15:14:17

    I love your Jam jar Lisa and have added it to Mr Linky for you, (using your email from last time you entered, hope that’s ok) don’t forget to pop back next week to vote for your favourites! Thank you for joining Quirky Craft’s


  2. Spyder
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 15:16:26

    Oops! Think I left my comment in the wrong bit! but dito the below!


  3. Regan
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 16:04:35

    Such an adorable project and wonderful gift idea!! It would be adorable as a birthday favor also. I am sure your son will love his new storage. Thank you for playing along with us this week at Papercraft Star!


  4. mandy
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 16:40:48

    Fabulous jar,great idea and your card is wonderful….Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Ribbons Challenge…Hope to see you next time…..
    Mandy x


  5. caz
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 17:29:01

    Love the jam jar…very diffrent

    Caz xxx


  6. deb
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 18:21:09

    Beautiful card and love the jar!
    Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!
    Have a great weekend, happy crafting, Debxx


  7. La Vikinga / Charlotta
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 19:18:40

    WOW Lisa; you really managed to fit in a lot of challenges on your card!

    Thanks for sharing and participating with us at Crafty Ribbons Challenge Blog!

    La Vikinga


  8. Jamie S
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 20:20:33

    What a cute Idea!! The little bug jar and the image is colored beautifully Great Project!!


  9. Stephanie
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 20:44:08

    Very cute, thanks for playing at Catch The Bug.


  10. pinky
    Sep 16, 2011 @ 20:49:13

    Two gorgeous creations! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.


  11. Anitra
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 02:38:34

    What great projects! I love the little jar is such a good idea for even a gift for a little boy! The card is so beautifully done! Thank you for joining us this week over at the Papercraft Star!



  12. tammy miller
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 03:23:53

    What GORGEOUS card and bottle. I love all the detail. Thanks for playing along with us at Catch the Bug for our Get Punchy Challenge!


  13. Sandy G
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 07:10:22

    Both projects are fabulous but especially like the bug catcher it is great.


  14. Shelly McGovern Schmidt
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 07:15:00

    projects- love your jar- perfect project for the Belli challenge! Your second card is darling too!


  15. Paul
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 09:50:59

    Loving the bug jar. Thank you for getting punchy with us at Bugaboo for this week’s Catch The Bug Challenge. It’s great to see a Bugaboo image displayed so well.


  16. nnalorac
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 12:51:59

    Wonderful creations, love them both. Thanks for joining us over on BTC&G. Carolxx


  17. lydia
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 13:20:38

    love that jar xx its sooo cute xxxx


  18. Pauline
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 15:50:17

    Great collectors jar and pretty card, both images are cute and I love the backing papers on the card. Your candy looks very useful for Christmas, Dovecraft have some pretty colours.


  19. Sue B
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 15:59:25

    Love your jar! It is absolutely fabulous. Thanks for participating over at Jen’s Digi Stamps.

    Happy Scrappin’

    Sue B


  20. Mari Harpham
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 16:45:41

    I love your bug jar. How clever to make a bug jar with that image.


  21. Melissa SunshineHoneyBee
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 17:44:57

    Like your wonderful jar & card creations. Thanks for chance to win prizes. I subscribed to your blog via email signup. Did not see a ‘Follow’ link to follow blog otherwise.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”


  22. deesdesigns
    Sep 17, 2011 @ 23:33:49

    Oh! Your bug jar would be just perfect for my grandsons – fantastic idea. Your card is beautifully done. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us during the blog hop!!!


  23. Julia Herald
    Sep 18, 2011 @ 03:37:28

    I love that collector jar and your card is so beautiful! Thanks for the fun blog hop!


  24. Loretta
    Sep 18, 2011 @ 03:56:46

    Great idea with the collectors jar and such a sweet card


  25. Hazel
    Sep 18, 2011 @ 15:38:39

    Love the jar – just right for ‘anything but a card’ (Hazel, Guest Designer Quirky Crafts) x


  26. Stacie
    Sep 18, 2011 @ 16:27:06

    Such a cute jar for holding little toys! That girl card is so pretty too!
    I subribed to folllow via e-mail! Thanks for a chance to win!


  27. busybusyhoneybee
    Sep 18, 2011 @ 18:43:18

    Ohhh, the bug freaked me out! LOL I love the jar and the card! Too cute! I’m now a follower and will enjoy checking what you’ve posted regularly! 🙂
    Karen C busybusyhoneybee at yahoo dot com


  28. kimberly
    Sep 18, 2011 @ 21:04:55

    Super cute projects…i just love the bugaboo images…tfs


  29. Kenzie
    Sep 18, 2011 @ 22:06:17

    I love your projects. I love the bug jar I like catching fire flies, I will have to make one of those too for me 🙂


  30. jessica
    Sep 19, 2011 @ 00:05:29

    awesome projects!! love them both!


  31. Sammibug
    Sep 19, 2011 @ 01:14:52

    Wonderful projects, Lisa. Love the jar, especially!


  32. ~Jenn~
    Sep 19, 2011 @ 02:22:00

    Thank you so much for joining our first blog hop at Craft Your Passions Challenges!!

    Great projects Lisa!! I really love the bug jar 🙂



  33. Shawnee
    Sep 19, 2011 @ 02:22:08

    Your bug jar is sooo cute!! You did a wonderful job coloring!! Thanks for joining us this week at Jens Digi Stamps Challenge.



  34. shellshearer
    Sep 19, 2011 @ 14:15:07

    Great creations hun, love the colours on your Girly Girl card!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx


  35. Caro
    Sep 19, 2011 @ 15:50:27

    What a fantastic jar…perfect for a little boys plastic bug collection. Thanks so much for joining in with Quirky Craft’s Anything but a card challenge this week.


  36. Geraldine
    Sep 19, 2011 @ 23:32:20

    Thank you for entering your gorgeous card in this months BTC&G Bright and Beautiful challenge.


  37. Robin Parker
    Sep 20, 2011 @ 04:20:38

    Love the bug collecting jar. Great way to incorporate the “String” into your creation. Thanks for sharing on the Belli challenge.


  38. Shelly Parker - Shelly's Images
    Sep 20, 2011 @ 11:14:30

    These are so wonderful. I love seeing altered projects like the bug jar. And I love the colors of the patterned papers and all of the embellishments on the beautiful card. Thanks so much for entering both of these projects in our “Show us what you got!” challenge at Shelly’s Images Blog.


  39. alethea
    Sep 20, 2011 @ 14:58:19

    Both your projects are gorgeous!! HUgsxx


  40. Crafty Kitten
    Sep 20, 2011 @ 20:10:08

    Wow, two complete ends of the spectrum, one real boys creation and one really girly card. Fabulous. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Ribbons this time. Good luck.
    Dawn xx


  41. Angie
    Sep 20, 2011 @ 21:56:05

    Your jar is super cute and LOVE the card, just gorgeous!! Thanks for the chance to win some candy, I have subscribed too, great blog!


  42. crafty Chris
    Sep 20, 2011 @ 23:11:04

    Thanks for joining us at DCD with this gorgeous card.
    Chris x


  43. Torrey Moseley
    Sep 21, 2011 @ 14:21:29

    I TOTALLY want to go catch fireflies now. Your projects are simply awesome.


  44. Trish Lucey
    Sep 21, 2011 @ 22:37:34

    OMG i hate bugs but love that jar great image and the cards georgeous too. Thanx for joining us for our second challenge at CRAFTY RIBBONS.
    Trish (-:


  45. Lisa Jane
    Sep 23, 2011 @ 09:36:39

    what fabulous projects – love the little jar
    thanks for joining us for the all things bright and beautiful challenge this month at BTC&G
    Lisa x


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