The Birth of a Blog

Hello, blog world!

This is my first ever blog post!  I am also on Pinterest, but have never written a blog before.  Hopefully, someone out there in the crafting world will find my blog and gain some enjoyment from it.

I have been a scrapbooker for the past 10 years or so, but I only recently have begun to make cards as well.  A few months ago, I started following some [okay, lots] of crafty blogs out there to find inspiration for myself.  I often have trouble deciding where to begin on a project so I go web diving for ideas.

I have also attempted to enter some card making contests via the web and blogging world, and I have decided that it would be much easier to do if I had my own blog.  Which has led me to this......Hippymom Creations!

So here is my first ever blog posted card.....

I am submitting this card for the Lawnscaping Challenge #52:

So I created a cute little scene using my Lawn Fawn Critters in the Forest stamps.  I love all of Lawn Fawns little critters!  They are so adorable, and they make me happy.  :)  I used a Spellbinders Scalloped Circles die to cut my stamping paper, and I inked the sky and "grass" with Tim Holtz Distress Ink.  Since I was using regular water based markers to color my critters, I used Ranger Archival Ink to stamp all the images and sentiment.  The sentiment, rainbow and sun are from Lil' Inker Designs Sunshine Dies & Sun Sentiment Stamp Set.  I used a variety of paper scraps from different brands to create this card.  Oh!  I almost forgot...the twine is from Doodlebug's Baby Boy Doodle Twine.

Obviously, I am new to blogging and I'm still learning how to add images and links to my blog.  Hopefully, everything will look okay once I click Publish.  If anyone has any input for me feel free to leave a comment.

I will attempt to take better pictures of my work in the future.  :)  I was in a hurry and didn't have time to set up my hubby's photo booth.  Maybe I'll do a post some time to share the photo booth with my readers.  {That's optimism for you....assuming that I'll have some readers.  LOL}

Well, if you have read this post, let me say "Thank you!"  And I hope you'll stop back by for future posts!



  1. Good job on your first post. Everything looks like it is setup nicely. Keep up the good work and have fun.

    1. Thanks to my hubby for your support. <3

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    1. Thanks for the feedback! :) You are my first non-family commenter!! I appreciate your kind words!

  3. I LOVE the bright colors you used! So much fun!

    Thanks for playing along with Lawnscaping! :)

  4. Welcome to the blog..!! Pretty little scene you've made... Thank you for playing along with us at Lawnscaping

  5. So cute and cheery!! Congrats on your first post, hope it's the first of many many more!!
    Thank you so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping :)


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