Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Paper Crafts and Scrapbooking Magazine Special Thanks Blog Hop



   Today I am here with several different emotions running through my head, and heart. You should have arrived here from my friend, and  the creator of this hop: Taheera Atchia.  As you may of well heard by now, Paper Crafts and Scrapbooking magazine is ceasing publication. Like many of you this magazine is responsible for so many of the high points of my crafting career. As a beginning card maker I thumbed through my first issues reading the names of designers, many of which have now become my friends, pulling inspiration from the issues as I tried to find my own design style. And now 11 years later we are saying good-bye.

I have a short video to share:



Don't judge. Haha

Here is the card I created especially for today's hop!
 
 
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To create this card I used my much beloved Papertrey Ink stamp set "The Sweet Life". I embossed Stampers Select White card stock using the PTI Aida Cloth impression plate. To tone down the bold patterned paper I added a piece of vellum that I adhered underneath the circle to "hide" the adhesive marks. The stitched "thanks" is also from PTI.

Well, there are SO MANY amazingly talented papercrafters to visit so please don't let me keep you. Your next stop on the hop is a sweet friend and amazingly talented paper crafter Laura O'Donnel.

Thank you for stopping by, and again....Thank You! XOX
 
 

76 comments:

Annette Allen said...

wow this card is gorgeous..

~amy~ said...

great video and I love your card♡
Thanks for all the work putting together the hop.

maria f. said...

Your card ... typical Veronica beauty. Your video ... a wonderful idea.

Lori Kobular said...

Love your beautiful Thank You card! What a lovely way to honor this wonderful magazine!

Beverley said...

Wonderful tribute and a truly beautiful card. Love the stitching :) Hugs Bev x

Vanessa said...

Your card is beautiful and loved your video! I wouldn't have been able to do such a thing, I would have cried all the time :o) Actually, you made me cry right now… Sob. Big hugs,
Vanessa x

Annette Witherspoon ♥ said...

Oh Veronica, what a sweet heartfelt message. I love the video. I love your card too. The colors are gorgeous. I love how the vellum softens the look. You are amazing.

paperella said...

Dang Veronica, you made me cry!!! What a wonderful card, and the video? Best idea ever. Love you, girl!

Michele Gross said...

Beautiful and a wonderful post. Hugs to you!

Cindy C. said...

Beautiful card!!

Kim A. said...

Beautiful card and awesome tribute video!

Jill Norwood said...

Your video is wonderful! A beautiful tribute and gorgeous card!!!!

Lesley Croghan said...

Beautiful, my friend. ♡

Deepti said...

Such a lovely tribute :) beautiful card !

Karen Louder said...

very pretty card :-)

Shelly said...

Your video is simply, wonderful and so sweet! <3 Your card is beautiful, too!
Hugs

Lindsay said...

Gorgeous card, Veronica! So so pretty! I will miss seeing your gorgeous creations within the pages of Paper Crafts. Hugs!

Lenora Clark said...

Beautiful card!

lynda said...

Amazing card, Veronica, and lovely tribute!

Danielle said...

amazing card!! Thanks for the video. While I have never met anyone from PC&S. It is still a touching piece of history.

TheWinstonFamily said...

Thank you for a sharing a beautiful card.

Cindy said...

Beautiful card design.

bbunch said...

Lovely card!

Lea Lawson said...

This is beautiful!! I love how you've softened the background with the vellum! Lovely way to honor PC&S!

Carisa said...

This is absolutely beautiful! I love how the vellum tones down the paper.

michelegeorgern said...

Such a lovely card to go with your sweet tribute

Happy Dance said...

Beautiful card, Veronica, and a sweet video too. We all will miss the mag and the folks behind it. And I think so many of us have made friends through PC&S, that this is an especially hard "good bye." Lovely tribute and perfect card for this occasion. Bev

Jamie said...

Love your card and video, just beautiful:)

very_inky_fingers said...

This is such a lovely card and a wonderful tribute!

Virginia Lu said...

SWEET card and video, Veronica!! What a heartfelt message and thoughtful post! The blog land is a brighter place thanks to people like YOU! HUGS!

Kalyn said...

So glad to see another video! Awesome job! xoxo

Kelly Griglione said...

Aww, you made ME tear up at the end of your video! What a wonderful tribute to such deserving people. Lovely post and card, Veronica. Thanks so much for all your efforts organizing this hop!

donna mikasa said...

Sweet video and I'm smitten with your card! LOVE the stitched sentiment.

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

You are so dang cute! Hugs! I love your card, it's gorgeous!

Lisa said...

This is a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa said...

This is a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

Nancy said...

Beautiful card! I have many of these PTI items and have never thought to use them in this way!

keren said...

Stunning card- really love how you've used that Aida plate- I am going to have to get myself one of those! Love your post too x

Lydia said...

Your card is so pretty.

Jingle said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!

Jodie Stoddard said...

What a beautiful card! I love the rose so lovely.

Queenie said...

Lovely video and your card is so beautiful!! The stitching is very dear!

Kara said...

gorgeous card veronica!

Katie said...

A sweet tribute and a lovely card.
What joyful memories you will have.

Lynne said...

Love your card. I have that beautiful set also. Love the colors you chose. Your video was very heartfelt.

Piali Biswas said...

Stunning Card!! Thanks for helping out with this fab hop!!!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so beautiful

Holly Ann said...

So sweet! Thank you!

Nance E Salkeld said...

Such a sweet video, Veronica and wonderful card! I'm only 3 into the hop and already I feel like I didn't say enough in mine. Thank you for inviting me to participate too! I'm going to go back through my issues and check out your published cards! Hugs!

Jess said...

Such a beautiful card! It is amazing how this magazine has touched us all.

Shemaine Smith said...

Beautiful card! Sweet video!

*****A Creative Journey with Melissa***** said...

Wow! What a lovely video and card! I love the stitching! I am a fellow PC&S blog hop participant and also a new follower. I would be honored if you would check out my blog and do the same at www dot ACreativeJourneywithMelissa dot com/blog/. Thank you so much!

Gayatri said...

Gorgeous card, Veronica. Great tribute :)

Kiwi said...

Lovely card Veronica,and I love the aida cloth look embossing folder!

Amy Sheffer said...

I love your card, Veronica! Absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful tribute!

Celeste Goff said...

What a gorgeous card!!!

StacyC said...

Wow, your words touch my heart! Thanks for sharing them. StacyC

LauraJane:) said...

Thanks again for inviting me to participate in the hop...you know, the first PC&S mag I bought is NOV/DEC 2012...that's when I found you too:)
I've learned MUCH from studying your cards..looking forward to seeing many more in the future. You will continue to go far:)))
HUGS.

Tracey McNeely said...

You might not have teared up but i did watching it! Beautiful lady, I would never judge. I love your gorgeous card!

Michelle said...

Great post, great video, and such a beautiful card, Veronica!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

wonderful post and beautiful card!

wienerhoneymooners said...

Thansk Veronica for EVERYTHING. What a breathtaking card! My heart overfills with emotion and gratitude to this crafting community. I consider myself blessed.

Meredith MacRitchie said...

I love everything about this, but mostly the colours. Beautiful, Veronica!

Michelle Lupton said...

Beautiful card - love it :)

Heather North said...

Thank you for helping to organize this blog hop. Your card is a beautiful tribute to PC&S

Heather North said...

Thank you for helping to organize this blog hop. Your card is a beautiful tribute to PC&S

wendy said...

Your card is just stunning !

Isha Gupta said...

Thanks for organizing the hop. Great video and love your card.

Lisaerica said...

GORGOUS, I love it, it's right up my ally, thanks for the inspiration.

Dina V said...

Beautiful card and touching tribute. This is the saddest bloghop I've ever seen. Looks like I'm going to be crying my way through it.

Maureen Chandler said...

Lovely card and sentiment - thanks so much!

Lisa Norstrom said...

Beautiful card and sweet video - very sad for so many people!

Marcie Sharp said...

Great job on your first video, and lovely card and tribute!

valerie breingan said...

Your video made me cry hunny bunny.Better thought your card is very beautiful'.Chin up.I think all of us crafters will feel this for a lonnnng time.BLESSINGS HONEY.

Susan R. Opel said...

Love the card. Love the video.
Love.
YOU!

Lydine Arriola said...

Beautiful card and video!!