Sentimental Sundays Blog Hop with a giveaway!

We are back at Sentimental Sundays and are ready to start this new year with a big blog party that involves lots of amazing cards and prizes to be won!  You should have arrived here from Rachelle. If you didn't arrive from her blog and would like to join in the hop, please start at the Sentimental Sundays challenge blog.

My card for this week is clean and simple to create, otherwise referred to as CAS.  Need to make a card in a jiffy?  This card has simple cuts, basic supplies, and just 15  minutes of your time.

My card uses the adorable Pink Cat Studio image which I colored with Copics and then cut out.  The new Authentique Free Bird 6x6 series papers are so fun to use with cards since you don't need as much paper to create.  I cut a hounds tooth panel and rounded the two top corners.  Next I cut a strip of the mustard paper  and then paired with another strip in navy which I punched with the scallop border. ***don't have a border punch?  use decorative scissors to create your border***  A piece of grey twine was wrapped around  the navy and a large button was tied on.  Add your colored image with pop dots to the right side and then sentiment.    Done! 
Also, I have a little prize for one lucky commenter.  Just leave me a comment on this post for a chance to win this:
                          I will pick a winner next Sunday and announce here so be sure to check back!

We hope you will join in our “Anything Goes” (plus a sentiment) challenge this week. We have amazing sponsors and to make things a little more exciting, there are hidden prizes being offered by some of our design team members.

So make sure you make sure to visit each stop along the way and enter your comments.

Your next stop on the hop is Archana.  If you should happen to get lost along the way, you can find the blog hop list over at the Sentimental Sundays challenge blog. The hop ends on Saturday, January 7th at midnight EST. The winners will be announced on the Sentimental Sundays challenge blog on Tuesday, January 10th. So, hop on over to the next stop and good luck!

Thank you so much for stopping by.



what a lovely fun card ...love the image and the PP'S you have used ..so fab!!


just adorable...i love little mice...as long as they are not real and not in my home rofl. cherry

Erum Tasneem



stunnign card Amy and a cute image *lol*
Doreen xx


this is incredibly sweet!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Seafield Jo

It's a lovely card, love the added dimension. Jo x

knitmachinequeen (KMQ)

Very cute. Great coloring and paper choice. TFS.


First off you blog is very pretty! I love your card and such a cute image. I love the bakers twine. I keep telling myself to get some but somehow when I am out shopping there is always something else that jumps into the cart. Well, a New Year to get it all right!!! Thanks for sharing.



Julie Tucker-Wolek

Sooooooooooooo cute!! I love love love the colors and loving that blue hounds tooth paper! Happy New Year! :):):):):):):):):):):)


Lovely card! And a really cute image too. Thanks for sharing inspiration on making quick cards too.. I'm sure I'm not the only one who find myself in a hurry sometimes :)


I really love this cute image. Really a fun card with wonderful colors!


What a fabulous fun card ... beautifully done!

Annette Allen

super cute card...that image is just so cute...Thanks for sharing..

Happy New Year..


Love the houndstooth and the image is super cute.


Simple cards a good. love the image, thanks for sharing. A blog hop is a great way to start the new year.


So cute Amy. Love the colors you've used and the sweet little sentiment with the mouse. Super cute CAS creation. So excited to be creating with you on the Sentimental Sundays DT!


Lovely card... nice image, Amy!



Just adorable! My CAS cards always seem to take hours - I wish I had your quick skills!

Deanne :)


Cute, cute, very cute!!

Fellow DT Member

Sandy S

oooooooooo - so cute Amy! :) Love it!

(fellow DT member)


Cute card. Sweet image.


The layers of this is wonderful! Thanks for the chance!


Amy, how totally cute is this card? Love it!

Wishing you a year of health, happiness and creativity! Happy New Year!

(email: shestamps11-blogs(at)yahoo(dot)com)


Hi! Your creation is gorgeous!I`m so proud to be in Sentimantal Sundays DT with you.
Hugs from Janne


Cute card! Happy New Year!!


Such a fun card! Lovin' your layout! Great twine and button accent!

Nazeema Calypso Thompson

You amaze me with the simplicity of your cards!! It has the perfect balance of color and embellishments. Which is perfect for your floating image. Thank you for being so supportive of all the changes that has happened with Sentimental Sundays.



Hi Amy! This card is SO cute and adorable. Oh my, if only all meesers were so cute! I remember coming to your blog before and saying I admired you. (I have Asperger's and am Dyslexic) so I'm on your team! Good mommy you are!!!! Your card just pops with your fantastic coloring and background papers. A joy to be here again and to be working on the team with you! Love and a hug, Samara.


What a sweet creation! And I hear you about the 6 x 6 paper pads....I use nothing but!

Scrappin' Annie

What a lovely fun card Amy. Love those little mices - thank your for the fun hop.

K Clark

Thanks Amy for sharing your CAS!!


Great job. U made this card look fab whether in 15 minutes or an hour. Looking forward to a great term with u. Olivia


Hi Amy,

I hope that your New Year is off to a great start. Your card is adorable. I like your colors, and the way you cut out your image.
Blessings, Tameko


that is way too cute!!! :)


What a cute little card. I love the image and how you colored it.


Sweet image! Very cute card!


This could not be CUTER!!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!


Very cute card. Thanks for sharing!!

2 peas in a pod

Happy New Year! How cute is this card! Thanks for sharing.


The nice are adorable - love your card


This is just soooo adorable Amy, I LOVE it! And Happy New Year to you too :)


What a fun card. Love the bakers twine and the way you fussy cut around the image and left an aboslutely perfect white border. How did you do that? You must tell me. I would use a lot more digis if I could figure out how to do that. Your Fellow DT member.


Well you CAS card looks so cute what a great challenge for the new year.. I do hope you have a wonderful year ahead of you.. And I just want to say thanks so much for all the support and sweet comments, They are so encouraging and much appreciated.

Hugs, Linda


Amy this is just way cute!! It made me smile with the fun image and love the houndstooth check with it:) Wishing you a Fabulous New Year, looking forward to seeing your creations this year!

Audrey Pettit

What a sweet card, Amy! Love the CAS design and love that color combo. the houndstooth print is one of my all-time faves. And what an adorable mouse! Love this!
wishing you a very happy new year, and many blessings in 2012!

Super Jen

Love your colors! I have this stamp set so don't enter me in the drawing!

Leah l'Orange

well i LOVE the image - so cute and versatile, but you are a girl after my own heart with the simple design AND teal houndstooth! wiping up drool over here! thanks for the hop inspiration - off i go!


HAPPY NEW YEAR! Love the card but 15 minutes?? It would take me an hour at least {lol}


Love the cute mouse, wonderful design on your card.
Hugs, Bente (DT friend)

Rhonda Miller

What a fabulous card. TFS.

Lisa Walsh @ www.papercraftbusiness.com

Hi Amy,
I'm here doing the hop thing. Never done one before & im having such a good time lol
Love your card & tips. I don't know if I could make a card in just 15 mins lol..I'll have to try it. Thank you for being such a great inspiration & for sharing your design with us.
Happy New Year to you and yours.

P.S There is some candy on my blog if you're interested.



Great card! I love that adorable image!


Sorry I'm late Amy, trying to catch up from Christmas/New Year. I hope you had a fab Christmas & wishing you a Very Happy New Year.
Love the card!


Absolutely lovely card!
Have a Happy New Year!


Fabulous card! Nice 'n easy, just the way I like it! :)
Wishing you a creative new year! :)

Deonna B

What an adorable card! I love that image.

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