Scraps to Treasure Birthday Blog Hop

**Robin is having problems with her blog, please go to Pam’s blog but check back to  see if Robin’s is fixed yet!** 

Welcome
to our Scraps to Treasure Team’s Birthday Blog Hop – if you are just
showing up here today, make sure you go back to the beginning at Robin’s blog 
because
the beginning is best anyway – and she has a great scrapbooking goodie to give away!!  If you are here from Lucy’s blog – you
are totally at the right place!    If you need the line up – you got it here:  

Robin S. – http://scrapandchat.blogspot.com/
Pam ~ http://www.scrappletree.com/
Camille ~ http://shortonideasaz.blogspot.com/
Paula – http://preciouspagesbypaula.blogspot.com/
Lissa Marie – www.somanycrafts.com
Lucy ~ http://love2createitall.com/  
Lynda ~ http://memoriesintyme.blogspot.com/ 

For
this hop, and all the Scraps to Treasure Team’s hops, you get ideas
from us using our scraps left over from other projects!  I love being
able to create my cards from scraps, only really having to purchase the
card bases and envelopes.  I use left over supplies from my scrapbook
projects, punches, die cuts and of course stamps!  For my idea today – I
am showing you 3 different styles and colors of cards made with the
same present die cut – and a stamp or two mixed in to the bunch! 

For the orange stripe card – a simple happy birthday saying stamped and embossed at the top, with a Sizzix present die cut at the bottom.  I used a simple orange and white – intermixing the bows for each one of the presents to create visual interest!  A very simple card to do for sure!  With the pink card to the left, I used the same present die cut, and added a balloon Sizzix die cut with floss, and a bow to keep them together!  I added a very simple saying at the top left in blue…Next time I do one, I would use black I think!  Another fun and simple card for a beginner to do.  
For the last card I did – I used scraps from other projects for the background paper – normally I start with the papers first – and then I go on to the theme of the card and the style I want it to look like.  With the blue card, everything started with the corner piece – and moved on to the polka dot paper next!  I added a simple saying that was embossed in white in the corner – and 3 simple presents at the bottom!  All of my cards are one of a kind because of the fact I use scraps!  I hope you join us in keeping your scraps and making fun cards and tags out of your scraps!  I would love to see the inspiration you have gotten from my projects – make sure you share them with us!  
One lucky follower will receive a Scrappy Goodie Mix from Robin!!!  It will have several different scrappy items in it with a value of about $20!!!  To be entered for this awesome Blog Candy you MUST leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop.  If you become a new follower you will earn an added entry.  Please leave a comment that you became a follower!  

Thanks for stopping by,
Lynda Jeffs
Memories in Tyme

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