Friday, July 27, 2012

"Christmas in July" Blog Hop

Welcome everyone to our
"Christmas in July" Blog Hop!
Creative Kuts is in the spirit
of Christmas and giving.

If you came here from Janet - then you are in the right place.

If you just happened upon my blog please start at the beginning at Creative Kuts  to join in on the fun.
Check out all the wonderful cards created by members of our creative teams from files located in our store at
This is a two day blog hop and appreciate you leaving a comment to encourage these talented ladies to continue sharing their ideas and creations. We're so excited to be doing this hop to introduce our new Card Team and a fabulous lineup with some very talented ladies.

We also are taking this time to introduce you to our new website: Creative Kuts Monthly Kit Klub at Here we will be offering you quick layout kits which will include all the paper and paper pieces needed to create some adorable layouts. All you will have to do is add your pictures and any special touches of your own.

So let's get rockin!
1. Visit each member's blog and leave a comment
2. Let us know how you enjoyed the blog hop on our facebook page
3. Head on over to our stores and read the details to take advantage of
More great opportunities

This is a 17-Piece Texture Boutique Value Kit to be given away when we reach 300 Followers on our sister blog   For many other chances to win on the sizzix drawing be sure to stop by. 

Even more:
Have a chance to win a Silhouette Cameo Cutting Machine.

For more details check out Creative Kuts Wonderful World at

Here is my Project:
Today I want to share with you a new Card file I made.  The Merry Accordian Fold Card. 

Here is the card

Here is one side of the removable tag that I stamped a sentiment

Here is the other side of the removable tag that I added a very pretty Reindeer Dazzle
This card was a lot of fun to make.  It is a simple Accordian style card with a twist.  I have added a large pocket to the front to hold a tag to not only place your sentiment but also gives you a place to sign your card.  From the fun custom letters used to spell out Merry, to the 3-D banner you can use to add whatever you want, this card can then be displayed as some beautiful Christmas Decor for yourself or the reciever of your custom card.  It can be made in a Vintage classic style as I have done with mine, or use different papers for a more fun and whimsical style.

For my card I used some very vintage looking papers with deep rich colors, I used lots of different ribbons from my stash to enhance the letters, some with a bow and some with a simple fold of ribbon sticking out from behind the letter like a tab.  I added a cute little red mitten button from my stash to jazz up th white ribbon I used on the letter Y.  I used red stickles to lightly dot the centers of the star burstas on the M and the Y and on the holly Berries.  I used white gel pen to stitch the edges of my embellishment cubes.  I also used some of my gorgeous gold Dazzles from the same kit I got theses beautiful vintage papers.  I added a tiny gold star to the Christmas tree, the word Christmas to my banner and a lovely deer dazzle to the removable tag.  I used my D'Vine swirls cuttlebug folder to emboss  the tag and then used walnut stain ink to rub on the design to make it pop.  and last but not least I added a cute Happy Holidays sentiment stamp to my tag with a cute red and green flower stamped in each corner to accent.  I am not sure if some lucky special someone will be recieving this card from me in December this year or if it will become a nice decor piece for my own Mantle.

If you would like to buy this file today, please click here
This Weekend Use code JulyHop for 50% OFF any order

There are many adorable files to be found at either of our stores for only $3 each
check them out here, that is only $1.50 each with this awesome sale!!! ~ For CK2 Use code JulyHop for 50% OFF all weekend long
Plus if you order more than $15 you will recieve This Premium File Free!!!
Sale & promotion end on Sunday July 29 at 12:00 am CST

Our Very Own Cheryl Walton created this and shared these beautiful photos

Also I will be giving away my own personal Blog Candy
to thank you for hopping with us this weekend. 
It is a set of 5 Handmade Christmas Tags!!!
I used papers from the card I made to give these tags a nice vintage look

I left plenty of room for you to add your own personal info on this side, if you look closely you will see some beautiful dazzles Snowflakes in two corners of each tag.

To be eligible to win this candy you must leave a comment here about my project
and also be a follower of my blog.  Open to US residents only for the tags
to be mailed due to high cost of shipping, sorry :(
But not to worry because I will make up for it with free files
from CK2 if you win and are not in the US :)

Here's today's line up:

1. Creative Kuts -
2. Janet -
3. Eva -  (You are here)
4. Dawn -
5. Dana -
6. Sandra -
7. Christina -
8. Carolyn -
9. Connie -
10. Bonnie -
11. Wandy -
12. Melissa -
13. Xinia-
14. Laura -
15. Ina -
16. Marialex -
17. Nelly -
18. Mary Ellen -
19. Karen -
20. Kristen -

21. Marji - (Guest Designer)
22. Creative Kuts2 -

Thank you for hopping with us today and I hope you enjoyed my project.  Remember to leave a comment so you will be eligible for any of the goodies being given away for this hop. 
Please hop over to 
next to see her fabulous card project!!!


MaryEllen said...

Hi Eva I just love your card!!

Janet's Planet said...

love your accordian card! just awesome!

Pink Polka Dot Scrapping said...

Love that Vintage look of your card! Great paper choice.. I cant wait to make one of these!! TFS

sdelong1228 said...

Great card!! Love the vintage look!!

Ina Bela said...

Very nice project.Love the tag and the colors.

Ina Bela DT CK

Linda aka scrappinwmn said...

love the accordian card...and I am also a follower of your blog now..thanks for sharing

Deezy said...

Love it Eva.....

Unknown said...

i love the accordion card, and the way you added a place for your sentiment! Thanks for sharing! i follow via email

Creative Kuts said...

Beautiful card Eva. I am so blessed and thank God everyday since we got together. You are awesome!

Bonnie said...

Beautiful card as always looking forward to meeting you on wednesday:)

Centellazul said...

Hola tocaya,q precioso tu trabajo ;)

Grannymama said...

Awesome card and it.

Carolyn CK Cards DT

Unknown said...

love you proyect very nice

Mary D said...

Just love the card. Need to get that file. Great job!

CecyMedina said...

hermoso!!! saludos!

Lisa Benson said...

You always do such nice work! Thanks for sharing!

Helena Lane said...

Very cute projects.. keep up the good work... thanks for sharing.

Zeus3244 said...

beautyfull job Eva

Ginette CK Cards DT

Designs By Jo-Anne Moreau Bougie said...

Absolutely love your work. .So funny seeing Christmas files in July..

Carla said...

Your card is beautiful. I love the rich papers you used and I love how it can be used as a Decoration after it's given. Thanks for sharing.

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Tammy said...

awesome project Eva. tfs

Unknown said...

BEAUTIFUL card... and thanks for the chance to win your gorgoues tags :))

cema1cema said...

Fantastic card! I love this style of cards! Christina

Unknown said...

Love your projects!
<3 Pam

Dana M. said...

Wow Eva, love your card! Beautiful colors and everything. The tags are awesome too!

SiskiyouSue said...

I love your accordian card, think I might have to make one myself!

Laura said...

Eva you ROCK! wow I love the accordian card and the tags...
Laura CK DT

kahaulani said...

WOW!!! what an amazing card!!!

Unknown said...

Stopping by to say hello on day 2 of the hop!! :))

Wandy said...

Wowzers! Amazing job hun! Its been great hopping along with you!
Hugs, Wandy CCK

pam said...

sweet job!

scra's 4,40 said...

hermosos trabajos muchas felicidades muy bello todo NELLY SCRAPS DT DIGI

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