January 4, 2013

Time Flies By New Year Blog Hop ~

Welcome to the "Time Flies By New Year" Blog Hop with Connie Can Crop and friends.
Today we invite you to come check out this great group of crafters who will be showcasing cards and layouts having to do with time.

You should have arrived from An'Jenic ~ http://anjenicgibson.blogspot.com/.
If you happened upon us please start at the beginning of the hop at http://www.conniecancrop.blogspot.com/

This is a one day blog hop and we appreciate your leaving a comment to encourage all my fabulous crafty friends to continue sharing their ideas and creations.
We have a fabulous sponsor, Creative Kuts (http://creativekuts.blogspot.com/), who is generously giving away a really cute New Year's SVG file. So what do you need to do to win? Easy... become a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of us a comment letting us know what you like best about our projects. Then head over to http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com/ and post that you followed the rules. You will have until 9:00 pm Sunday to finish the hop and leave your comments.
Be sure to follow everyone and leave a comment along the way!

Ready to join in the fun? Let's go!

My son's 23rd birthday is this month. Each year I am in awe of how grown up he is now. Seems like only yesterday he was playing outside, in the mud puddles, in his dirt stained underwear. I was tired of his school clothes getting ruined, we lived in the country so I said why not! LOL
This is a birthday card I am making for him.  Notice that the hands are the same length and pointed at 2 and 3? I thought that was a pretty nifty idea!
This is the interior of the card. I am going to create a helicopter with my Cricut because he is an Apache helicopter mechanic with the National Guard. I always tell him "your day is only as good as YOU make it". Hopefully that is something he will remember for years to come. 

Supplies used: 
Graphic 45 - Happy Haunting (Midnight Magic)
The Paper Studio - Affinity (gold)
Core'dinations Pearls - Scarlet Pearl
Clock Face Image - Creating Myself
Spectrum Noir Markers - GB5 & TN7
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Tea Dye
Spellbinders Dies
Buttons, Pop Dots & Foam Tape - from my stash
Clock Hands - I cut the sticks off of some spider cupcake toppers (tomorrow....I will find the black arrows that I know are in there somewhere!)
Tombow Aqua Glue
Studio G Glitter Glue
Sentiment - Printed from the internet
Gears & Graphic 45 papers are blog hop gifts from Gloria at Scraps of Life.

Thank you so much for stopping in to see me today. Be sure to leave a comment because I have blog candy!! Winner to be drawn on Wednesday 1/9/13 and announced right here! 
Wow, is it Wednesday already? Time really does fly doesn't it? And the winner is...... Kathy Light !!


Congratulations Kathy ~ Please send your mailing address to msmith38652@gmail.com

Here's our lineup in case you get lost:
1.Connie ~ http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com/
2.Toni Herron ~ http://toniherron.aussieblogs.com.au/
3.Lucy ~ http://love2createitall.com/
4.Pam - http://lovebugcreations3.blogspot.com/
5.Janea - http://www.recollectionalley.blogspot.com/
6.Sandy- http://scrapbookblessings.blogspot.com/
7.Melissa ~ http://iamapapermaniac.blogspot.com/
8.Jearise ~ http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com/
9.An'Jenic ~ http://anjenicgibson.blogspot.com/
10.Michele ~ http://michelescraftroom.blogspot.com/ <------- YOU ARE HERE
11.Holli - http://sunflowerholli.blogspot.com/

No matter how fast time flies, he will always be my little boy ~


  1. Wow love the gears and color. Such a fun card for a guy or kid. TFS AJ-

  2. I love your card and I'm sure your son will too - so many details! TFS and happy to be hopping with you today!

  3. So so pretty!!! I love the way you made the clock hands!!! And the sparkle... awesome job! :)


  4. Love your card! Love the design, the items you used and the saying. Your son is bound to love it as well. Nice job.

  5. Love you card. Always looking for new ideas for masculine cards, I like it.

  6. The gears are a great touch! Oh my I bet your son LOVES this picture of him on your blog!!!! Great hopping with you!

    Recollection Alley

  7. What an awesome card! Love the hands on the clock and his cute photo at the end! :)
    Thank you so much for being in my hop!
    Scrappy Hugs

  8. Awww Michele... I am nodding my head here in agreeance!! No matter how fast time flies, he will always be my little boy!!
    My oldest "little boy" is only 9 yrs, so no where near your boys age yet, but I do see myself looking at him and saying, wow, where has the time done.. He has been so super independant for so many years already! Sometimes it feels like all he needs me for is his washing, money and car ride... lol..
    Thanks for sharing.. (Starting to get watery eyes now.. lol)
    Toni.. LOVE the card btw!!! xoxo

  9. cute card love the time flies saying. Thanks for sharing.

  10. i love all the detail you put into this card. Fabulous. Thanks for sharing

  11. Great card. Love the gears. And love that the hands are pointing to the 2 and the 3. And I'm sure you're son just LOVES the picture of him in his Fruit of the Looms(ha, ha).


  12. I really like the card with the gears on it. I have a thing for gears but just can't get creative with them. I also love the picture of your son. I have some of those pictures of my oldest. :) New follower here too.


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