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12.17.2011

Hambly Design Team Blog Hop!





Good morning, and welcome to the Hambly Design Team Blog Hop!

We'd like to introduce you to the new design team members through a blog hop (and giveaway!). Visit all 16 designer's blogs, where you can read a little bit about each member and see a project and/or tip about Hambly products. Leave a comment on each of their blog hop posts, then go to the Hambly blog and leave a comment. On Dec. 19th, 2011 at 12 noon PST we will randomly pick and announce the winners on the Hambly Blog.

This should be a lot of fun, since each designer is posting 10 random facts on their blogs.  Followers of mine probably already know most of these things about me, but here they are for anyone new who might be stopping by!

1.  I work full time as an elementary music teacher, and I teach private lessons most days after school
2.  I play many instruments including the viola, violin, flute, and piano
3.  My favorite way to spend a sunny afternoon is skateboarding with my husband in Boston
4.  I love to paint watercolor fashion illustrations
5.  No kids or pets (yet!)
6.  I hope to skydive one day
7.  My handwriting was used for the opening credits in a movie
8.  I’ve been a video gamer for as long as I can remember...my favorite games are the Castlevania and Mario Brothers series.
9.  Although I love listening to classical music, my favorite bands are Metallica and A Perfect Circle.
10.  I wish I knew how to dance!

...And now onto the projects! The first one uses some white Holiday Reindeer rub-ons. Although it's a little hard to see in the pic, I rubbed them onto metallic silvery cardstock. The sentiment is embossed in white, and I made the "snow" from layering hand-cut cardstock with foam tape:

(sadly, this card didn't make it into Card Creations Vol. 10.  boohoo!)


My next card features a negative die cut layered with what might be my favorite overlay.  I had fun trying different ones behind the cutout, and I just loved the look of the Lattice!



 And lastly, I have one more card with a rub-on.  This one is a silver Apothecary Jar.  Oh my gosh...I can think of so many things to "fill" these awesome rub-ons!  For this card, I printed and cut out peppermint candies, applied some glossy accents, and popped them on with foam tape.  For the sentiment, I printed "have a" and "Christmas," and applied glitter letters for the "sweet."  Lastly, I applied a strip of Hambly washi tape across the bottom.




Make sure to check out the other DT gals....I know I sure will!

Angela Gutshall  PA
Corrie Jones  GA
Felicitas Klink Germany
Iris Babao Uy   Philippines
Janna Werner Germany
Jaz Lee Soo Hui  Singapore
Karine Cazenave  France
Kirsty Neale   UK 
Leeann Pearce   Australia
Leah Farquharson  FL
Maisa Mendonça  Brazil
Marie Ramirez  CA
Mou Saha  FL
Paige Evans  CA
Pearl Lui  NY


And if you're hopping along in order, your next stop is Karine!

55 comments:

  1. Wow, seems like you have thousand talents...
    I love the christmas tree card.
    Your cards look clean and professional and they have this simple impressing elegance.
    Best regards,
    Sandra

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  2. I love your card with the tree! Fantastic!
    Nicole

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  3. Oh so beautiful! I'm completely in love with all three.

    And also nosily wondering which film used your handwriting - I think that's my favourite random fact of all those I've read so far. ;)

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  4. Oh, I just love the technique of the negative die cut with the overlay behind it. Great stuff!!

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  5. Your cards are absolutely fantastic. Great inspiration! Thank you!

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  6. yahoooo for YOU...love this blog hop! Awesome projects!

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  7. Beautifully festive cards! I particularly love the Christmas tree one...the negative die-cut...genius!!!

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  8. These cards are really great! Simple but very stylisch!

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  9. hi Jennifer! wow! you are such a multi-talented person!
    I like your minimalistic but lots of fun style!
    greetings from South Africa ♥

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  10. that tree is fabulous! you'll be fun to watch!

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  11. beautyful details and color combination.

    Thank you.

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  12. Oh My gosh! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the tree card!!

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  13. Love these CAS cards. Those rub ons are just gorgeous! Thanks!

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  14. totally pretty cards! I live just outside of boston too...and I'm an elementary science teacher, or rather, I was before going on maternity leave! Thought it was fun we had those things in common!

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  15. so pretty, I would like a candy,it seems real !!

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  16. I like all of them, but the one with the tree is spectacular...

    wonderland

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  17. Fabulous cards Jennifer! My fave is the christmas tree card, love how you used the lattice!

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  18. Wonderful card! Like it! ♥

    Jenny

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  19. That tree card is SO creative!! I have to remember that. And you are the coolest music teacher--skateboarding and video games! The kids must love you.

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  20. Gorgeous cards! And wow, you're life sounds pretty exciting! That's so cool!

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  21. You are such a breath of fresh air in the scrapbooking world, Jennifer. Seriously. I dig that you stand out. I like to think I do, too! Not all of us have kids or are stay-at-home wives. ;) Anyway, beautiful cards! I'm particularly fond of the one using the negative of a die-cut; stunning and clever!

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  22. You sure have a lot of imagination; I like the Cricut-card and the card with the sweets! Have never seen anything like it before!

    La Vikinga

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  23. Love all your cards.especially love the negative die cut card.

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  24. Beautiful cards, I especially love the candy rub-ons in the jar, very whimsical!

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  25. Love the way you add dimension to all your projects! just lovely!

    Merry Christmas!

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  26. I love the idea of using the Hambly white deer rub ons with metallic cardstock - hope you don't mind if I take that and run with it :)

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  27. How clever with the negative cutout! Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Wow. Your transparent tree is amazing.

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  29. What fun and creative cards!

    Which movie was your handwriting used for? That's so cool!

    A Perfect Circle rocks my socks :)

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  30. Such a classy set of cards. Love. :-)

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  31. such lovely cards, love them!
    tell us which movie!!!!

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  32. I love your cards. So simple, but elegant.

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  33. GREAT cards!! LOVE your christmas tree!!

    XXXJenneke

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  34. This cards are incredible!! WOW! And #7 is so cool!!!

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  35. i love your work! you make me want to make cards!

    in what movie was your handwriting featured?

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  36. Beautiful clean and simple cards, Jen. You are perfect for this team.

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  37. Love your cards! The reindeer is just beautiful! TFS and for the inspiration!

    KimMJ
    bast830@comcast.net

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  38. Very awesome! Love the cards you made!

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  39. Hi! The cards are great! Your facts sounds like you have fun in your live :)
    Sweet greetings from germany
    yours fräulein pilzrausch

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  40. congrats and thanks for the inspiring cards.

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  41. Love your cards- esp the tree!!!

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  42. I love music. But I can't play any instrument. I envy you... Great projects!

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  43. fabulous clean style... and when do you ever sleep?!!! great to hear about your other talents!

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  44. You sound so busy that I don't know how you find time to craft! Your cards are adorable!

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