Saturday, March 10, 2012

If You're Lost And Feeling Low, Circumnavigate The Globe

Hi everyone
Are you hopping through as part of the Cocoa Daisy website reveal and blog hop??
Have you just hopped across from Anna’s blog?
Welcome to my blog
I’m Sharmaine
and I am excited about the new look Cocoa Daisy site
and super happy to be taking part in my first Cocoa Daisy blog hop

BlogHop

If you haven’t joined in the hop why not head over to the starting point THE COCOA DAISY BLOG
Every blog you visit you can leave a comment,
Because every comment has the chance of winning a prize!
And if you comment on this post you could win the complete stamp set for March!
Yes you could win all FOUR of this month's exclusive, sold out, Cocoa Daisy Stamps!

CD March stamps

You have till 8pm (EST US time) on Sunday (which is 12pm Monday here in Australia) to enter.
Make sure you include an email address so I can contact the winner.

As part of this blog hop we were each asked to create a card using the March kit AND stamps
I love the arrow set and thought they could also pass for some cute houses
what do you think??

and a sketch for YOU

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and, because I love that you visited,
Here is another card, made using the same sketch and stamps

I do like to make quick and simple cards.

Did you know that along with the blog hop, sketches and giveaways
Christine is offering 2 super cool subscription offers!!

1. Sign up for a 6 month kit subscription and you will receive 20% off your first month's kit.

2. Sign up for a 6 month kit AND a 6 month stamp subscription and you will get 20% off your first month's kit and stamps PLUS an exclusive Cocoa Daisy Tote bag.

And here are all the other blogs, if you want to check out the inspiration, sketches and giveaways!
Cocoa Daisy
Emily Pitts
Ronda Palazzari
Jen Davis
Mandy Koeppen
Vicki Boutin
Alissa Fast
Lisa Saunders
Julie Fei-Fan Balzer
Stephanie Wheeler
Kim Watson
Lisa Pace
Anja Wade
Denise Morrison
Annabelle O'Malley
Anna Bjorklund
Sharmaine Kruijver (that’s me!)
Amy Tan
Diana Fisher
Nathalie Kalbach
Ali Edwards


Right
Don’t forget to leave a comment (and your name and email address)

And then
On you hop

You are off to visit the amazingly talented AMY TAN next
Have fun
and thanks for stopping hopping by

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109 comments:

  1. The stamps definitly pass as houses! I'm loving this idea for a card!

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  2. Great ideas...love your uplifting cards (pun intended). Thank you for the chance!

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  3. Love the simplicity of your designs!

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  4. Oh I LOVE that you made the little arrows into houses. BRILLIANT and very very cute :-)) the cards are really good!!!

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  5. So creative making houses of the arrows! I like!

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  6. Great card and great sketch!

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  7. The houses out of arrows is so creative I have to remember that! Great job!

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  8. What a clever way to use the stamp for a house...I just love it!!

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  9. wonderful card and great use of the stamps ....great idea

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  10. The cards are amazing. Love them.
    Denise c

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  11. love the arrows as houses! i would never to think that. thanks for sharing.

    michelesscrapycreations35 at yahoo dot com

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  12. Love the sketch and the 2 examples- they are great and while they use the same sketch they definitely both have a different feel.

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  13. Love giveaways!!! :)
    mariangeles_scrapbooking@yahoo.com

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  14. I like what you did with the arrow stamps!

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  15. Wow! I never would have thought to turn the arrow's into house. Great idea. So creative.

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  16. Nice use of the arrows!

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  17. I love your cards. I love the stamp and how you typed the sentiment on there. =)

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  18. Love the card you created. So lovely. And those stamps? To die for!

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  19. Jennifer B.2:15 AM

    awesome, thank you!

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  20. I love those arrow stamps! Lori W at Art Camp for Women

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  21. oh my goodness! how very clever...the houses! Love it :)

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  22. Down arrows!!! Just adorable! I have a few friends who would love that card! Thanks for the inspiration!!!

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  23. WOW! What a creative way to use an arrow stamp...Inspiring!

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  24. great colors, and I really like the sentiments you chose!

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  25. These are great !!!!!

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  26. Super cute cards! Love the stamps!

    PS: The comment section: "And Dave:": made me smile :)

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  27. so stinkin cute!

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  28. I love your cards...very cute! Thanks for sharing for for the giveaways :)

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  29. I like your cards - original and inspiring!

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  30. I am so delighted with how you used the arrow as houses! The 2nd card is cool, too. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  31. Great cards. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  32. I like your card and I like your blog. I am just getting started in the blog thang and not real sure if I like it. I would love you to visit and comment. Oh, and here's a question - Do you only love Dave if he reads this (above) or do you just love him more if he reads it.:)
    http://thekarenlittleproject.blogspot.com

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  33. love this sketch and especially the "feeling down" card...thanks for the inspiration!!

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  34. Really inventive and inspiring! Thanks for participating in the blog hop. Love the title of your blog entry, btw!

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  35. I love how you used the arrows to make houses! So cute!

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  36. Love these! The arrow houses are genius. So clever!

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  37. I would love to win,,

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  38. I love the fun sketch and card you did. You used that heart brad just perfectly! Thanks for a chance to win these versatile stamps!

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  39. I love how you used the arrows as houses! Great idea!

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  40. So cool the arrow houses are! What a good idea!

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  41. Deborah J6:11 AM

    Congratulations on your first Cocoa Daisy blog hop (and I'm always pleased to support a fellow Aussie!)

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  42. Oh my goodness you are genius! Never would have thought to make houses out the arrow stamp! LOVEIT!!!

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  43. Anonymous6:22 AM

    Wow the arrow stamps make such cute houses.Love the cards.

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  44. love your use of the arrows...such cute cards

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  45. Love how you used the arrows! So very clever!!!! Thanks for sharing! rgauss at sbcglobal dot net.

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  46. I love this stamp set. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  47. Loving this hop!

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  48. These cards look fast and cute.

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  49. Loved your card. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  50. oh gosh the arrows as houses is so smart!!

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  51. jackie Beeman8:39 AM

    you are so darned funny. I love your fabulous cards. thanks for a look at your blog and the hop. so nice to be able to be in the running to win the stamps from cocoa daisy. jackie

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  52. I love your houses! Such great cards. Thanks for the chance to win. jillc at ne dot rr dot com

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  53. two fun takes on your sketch, very creative, thanks.

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  54. I love the use of arrows. You showed how versatile they are.

    bethanybecker @ yahoo.com

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  55. These 'arrow' cards made me smile.
    THanks!

    (sheezie11@aol.com)

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  56. What cute cards! Very clever! Great job!

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  57. The arrows do make darling houses! Thanks for the inspiration and the giveaway!

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  58. Love how you turned those first arrows into houses!! Cute cards!

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  59. adorable cards I love all the texture in your creations. Those stamps are fantastic

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  60. Whatever time or day it is, I like what you did with the stamps on your card.

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  61. Fun cards and sketch!
    Jcasaldi@ptd.net

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  62. I love the simplicity of your cards!! Thank you for sharing!!

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  63. That's so clever to use arrows as houses and they do look it :) thanks for the chance to win! And I would so LOVE to win this stamp set!

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  64. Amazing!!!!!!! Love the house idea from the arrows-genius! So artistic and creative! Thanks!

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  65. I love what you did with the stamps and I so want to try to use them myself - please!!!!!

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  66. love these simple fun cards

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  67. I love how you made the arrows look like houses! Great Idea!

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  68. Love your sketch and your cards!

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  69. How cute that you made the arrows into houses. Love those stamps.

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  70. very cute card. thanks for sharing. nenz@earthlink.net

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  71. How clever to turn the arrows into houses.

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  72. Love the simplicity and 'fun' element of your card. I would never have thought to make arrows into little houses!

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  73. love your cards and ideas, TFS:-)

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  74. Love your sketch and of course the fab cards! That arrow stamp is so cool and you rocked them on the cards! Thanks for the chance! Can't wait to play with my March kit!

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  75. I love your cards!! so fresh and natural!! thanks for the inspiration and chance to win!

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  76. Oh, I love how you used those arrows in such a clever way! Fun card!!

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  77. Visiting your blog for the Cocoa Daisy hop:) I fell in love with the arrows..and how stinkin creative to make them into houses!!!! Absolutely adorable!

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  78. Adorable card, love the color scheme!

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  79. I love your stiching and the use of fabric and the rough edges - great work...

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  80. Hi, I love your blog and yes, this blog hop is a lot of fun. I think that the arrows make really cute houses on your card. I really like both of your cards, simple is very effective.

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  81. Carol Myrick12:22 AM

    Love how you used the arrows as houses!!!!

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  82. Oh those are the cutest cards ever. This hop has filled up my inspiration folder to the brim...thank you!

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  83. Great cards!!

    scrapnatya@aol.com

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  84. Wow, using the arrow stamps as houses is such a great idea! Thanks very much for brightening a weekend where I actually was lost and feeling low...this blog hop has really lifted my spirits.

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  85. Jinny KL2:53 AM

    Lovely simply designs! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  86. Beautiful colors. I love it. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  87. I love the houses made out of the arrows, very creative!!

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  88. Adorable cards! I love how you made the little houses out of arrows!

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  89. I love your creativity in using the arrow stamps as houses!

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  90. Love the simplicity of the sketch design!

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  91. What a wonderful way to show the versatility of the arrow/house stamp. LOVE it!

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  92. What fun cards! Don't pick me though, I already have the stamps! :)

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  93. hi shermaine! here i'm trying my chance. thanks a lot.

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  94. LOVE both of your cards!!! The houses are very clever!

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  95. I love the idea of the arrows as houses! So creative!

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  96. What a great idea! Too cool!

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  97. these cards are both just too cute! I love your sketch and love that you posted 2 different ways to use it! thank you for sharing and for the chance to win in the blog hop :)

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  98. the way you used the arrows is so cute!

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  99. Nice card. great idea for the arrow stamp.

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  100. it's a house! so cute cute cute!!!

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