November 08, 2011

November Pals Hop

Good Morning Everyone and WELCOME to the November Pals Hop!

This month, we're featuring Winter, Christmas, and Hanukkah inspired cards and projects! Won’t you take a minute to enjoy the hop and get inspired by the amazing creations that the Pals have come up with for your next project.

You've likely hopped over  from the AMAZING Ann Schach of I'm stop number 14 on the Pals Hop and I'm glad you hopped in! I'll help you "hop along" from blog to blog where you'll find great ideas for Winter, Christmas, and Hanukkah paper projects from the Stampin' Pretty Pals! Should you hop off course, simply click on any of the links in the Pals Hop Line-up below and you'll be back on track!

Since I have done a few Christmas cards I thought I would switch gears and make a card reflecting the Winter Season.



Dazzling Diamonds gives me all the sparkle that snow has to offer with the Snow Burst EF supplying the background.  The little birdie and house are made using the following:

  • Scalloped Trim Border Punch
  • Scalloped Circle Punch
  • Wood Grain Textured Plate
  • 1/2’ Circle Punch
  • Photo Corner Punch
  • Two Step Bird Punch
  • Little Leaves die
  • W. White, C. Cake, E. Espresso, Black and G. Green Cardstock


A Closer look ~


I’m thinking this card would warm someone’s heart on a cold wintery day! What do you think?

Your next stop is the very talented Sandie Conner of

Below is a list of the Hop line-up.  If you should loose your place for one reason or another, simply click on any one of the following hoppers and you’ll be back on track.

1. Nina Dee at

2. Julie Trevett-Smith at

3. Maxine Conrad at

4. Jessica Ying at

5. Mike Funke at

6. Jennifer Takacs at

7. Nancy Gleason at

8. Nicole Watt at

9. Mikki Sarkisyan at

10. Kylie Nicolosi at

11. Mary Fish at

12. Barb Furlong at

13. Ann Schach at

14. Linda Fisher at

15. Sandie Conner at

16. Cindy Hall at

17. Rae Harper at

18. Angie Blake at

19. Kris Kilcoyne at

20. Camila McManus at

21. Leah O'Brien at


Thank you for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed your stay!




Jeanne Nielsen said...

Love this card! So cute! Never thought of making a birdhouse -- so clever! TFS!

Linda said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Pam~ said...

This will definitely warm someones heart! It has such elegance, sparkle and texture! I love how you made your bird house ... such the clever puncher you are, Linda!

Linda Callahan said...

Amazing - so clever - and so pretty! Love the winter scene with the bird house!

Linda Callahan said...

Amazing - so clever - and so pretty! Love the winter scene with the bird house!

Julie said...

What a lovely card. I really like the creativity and details that went into creating your birdhouse. Thanks for sharing!

Carol Carriveau said...

Absolutely fabulous design - thank you for the inspiration!

Sandie Conner said...

That little bird and her house are just so sweet. The white on white is a great look, fantastic!

Ann Schach said...

Adorable card, Linda! Thanks for sharing the details. You do punch art so well!

lisa808 said...

Love the birdhouse and popped-up snowflake.

Kylie said...

i love the layered snowflakes. thanks for sharing.

Linda said...

Very creative!!! I absolutely love this birdhouse idea!! I really enjoyed the Pal's Hop this month and this has my vote for Favorite!!

Debbie Henderson said...

This is adorable Linda!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous white on white! Love that bird house, too.

Hugs, M

Carla Bazhenow said...

You rocked it! I love white on white and your birdhouse is fabulous... I love how you detail!!! Hugs,

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