Hello everyone! I am thrilled to have you visit with me and I hope you enjoy your stay. I absolutely love company, sharing, and making new friends so I hope you find something here that inspires, motivates, or just pleases you in some way.

Of course, I love to visit and be inspired also. So if I don't already drop in on you, please let me know where I can find you and I'll hop on over to see what you're doing or to just say "hi".

Before you go, I would love it if you'd please leave me a comment letting me know you dropped in! Actually, I'd just love to hear from you -- comments, opinions, or questions you'd like me to answer.

In the meantime, relax and make yourselves at home... you're family here!!!

I'll be seeing you!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011


Hello, everyone and welcome to McVic's 36th birthday blog hop!!!  Happy birthday, Kacee!!!
Please have a seat, stay awhile, and enjoy the cards or crafty projects made by some wonderful crafting friends.  If anyone just happened to stop by for a visit, please feel free to play along with us!  We're happy to have you.

If you're starting with me, below is a complete line-up of friends who are ready to greet you with some amazing projects.   You may also want to start from the very beginning, Kacee's blog, so you won't miss anything!!!  If you've arrived here from Brenda's, than you're right on target.  Here's the line-up of great crafters waiting for you, just click on the name of who you'll be visiting for a direct link to their blog:
  1. Kacee - http://youhadmeatscrap.blogspot.com/
  2. Gloria - http://omascrafts.blogspot.com/
  3. Yolie - http://www.justyolie.com/
  4. Shannon - http://my-o-scrappin.blogspot.com/
  5. Laura- http://laurascraftsandmore.blogspot.com/
  6. Shawnee - http://www.blessedonthebrightside.com/
  7. Amy - http://www.lovetocrop.com/
  8. Rhonda - http://scraphappenswithrhonda.blogspot.com/
  9. Brenda http://createbyburffrau.blogspot.com/
  10. Audrey - http://cuteandsome.blogspot.com/
  11. Alisha - http://scrappin-happens.blogspot.com/
  12. Celeste - http://touchedbyabutterfly.blogspot.com/
In honor of her birthday celebration, Kacee will be giving away blog birthday candy to a follower who comments on all the blogs and lives in the United States; however, she's requiring you leave a comment on every participant's blog to be eligible for her special treat for you!  There may be additional blog candy along the way, so make certain you don't miss out by forgetting to leave a comment!   Of course, I have a little something for you too.

My project for today is a birthday card (in honor of Kacee, of course) with a matching box:

Here's a close-up of just the card:

Now, my blog candy I have for the winning commenter is a pack of Colorbloc"French Prep" Pattern Paper:

PLEASE NOTE:  I do not require commentor to be a follower!  All comments are welcomed and eligible to be selected!

 As an aside, I would like to invite you all to please join me tomorrow over at Sheila's.  I'll have another of my DT projects and tutorials for you!  I think you'll enjoy what I've created!

Thank you so much for stopping by and hopping with us, and for wishing Kacee a happy birthday!  I hope you've enjoyed your stay here, and enjoy what's been prepared for you all along your way!  Next, please head on over to Alisha's, she's waiting for you with another wonderful project!  

Hugs, and...
I'll be seeing you! 


JustYolie said...

Oh Audrey, your card & matching box are absolutely beautiful!! Perfect paper selection! What an honor to be part of the hop with you! :)

lovemypaper said...

"WOW" Very pretty card!

Vicki said...

OMGosh, what a beautiful card! So rich and feminine looking..Very elegant! Love it!


Lori Apgar said...

Oh My Gorgeous!!! I love the flowers and flourishes on your card ~ and a matching box of course!!! Love them both!!

Josie0602 said...

Gorgeous card! I love the soft colors and the vintage look! I know you dont require us to be followers but I am one of yours. I enjoy visiting your blog!

Anonymous said...

oh wow such beautiful card.... Fabulous.

Doris P. said...

so love the colors and delicate designs... so very pretty!! already a follower!!

rhonda emery said...

this is one beautiful card

Patti J said...

Woweeee! What a great project! Hope Kacee is having a great birthday :)

Ami said...

Beautiful card and box!

smyiow said...

Your cards are so classy and beautiful! Thanks for sharing!!


Amy said...

Audrey, this is absolutely STUNNING!! I 100% LOVE everything about it!! :) Those flowers and the details are just gorgeous... Thanks so much for sharing your amazing talent!! :)

Very excited to hop with you today (and happy to be a follower!)!! :)

Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Happy Birthday to Kacee... and what a beautiful beautiful card, and of course the box is as well.. you are so creative Audrey. I am always so inspired when i leave your blog. Looking forward to seeing you at Shelia's tomorrow... I am sure we will love whatever it is.. hugs

The Archiving Angel said...

Ms. Audrey...Hello there sweetie!
As usual, you have outdone yourself.
This is just gorgeous!!!!! This is so elegant and I love the matching component idea. As always my friend...wonderful work.
Enjoyed stopping with you.
Take care.Crafty best,

Peggy Sue said...

wow, that is absolutely stunning! love it!

Brenda said...

exquisite as always. You blow me away with your design choices and color pallets LOVE IT
I am so glad to be hopping with you.
I would be honored if you came to see my blog here

Treva said...

Audrey, another great project, love the paper you used for today's card and box. I really need to learn how to make boxes!

Newbie2crafting said...

Beautiful card.

{VICKI} said...

your project is gorgeous!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Audrey what a beautiful card... love that vintage look and the papers you chose are just perfect. TFS

littlebitoftoto said...

my goodness, the detail is awesome...thanks for sharing

Eva said...

oh, what a gorgeous soft card!
Eva :0)

OmaGloria said...

Oh my this is so so elegant. Very beautiful and detailed.

Janis said...

What a beautiful project! It's so elegant. Those papers you used are perfect. :) Janis janis@slowar.com

Apryl said...

Loving all these idea's by going along on the blog hop. Beautiful card you've made!
Apryl ~ aprylgrace@hotmail.com

rhonda emery said...

this birthday set is so beautiful, great job as always

Dawnll from Dawn's Craft Place said...

Wow- this is stunning!!!
Love the monotone type look.I see swirls and flowers- can't go wrong.

A Creative Journey said...

BEAUTIFUL PROJECT! The details and colors are FANTASTIC! You could use this color combo for ANYTHING! TFS your talent! I am a follower and would be honored if you would check out my blog and follow me too if you aren't already at http://acreativejourneywithmelissa.blogspot.com

Jamie said...

adorable card and matching box i love the papers and colors! thanks so much for sharing and the chance to win!

BobbisTreasure said...

Thanks for being in the blog hop!
BobbisTreasure at aol.com

Shawnee said...

Very pretty!

Lisa said...

Wow, your card and matching box are absolutely gorgeous!! I love the beautiful colors and embellishments you used! Just stunning :)


The Country Life said...

What an absolutely STUNNING card!! I am so glad I found your blog!! What inspiration!! TFS!! Jennifer www.countrycricut.blogspot.com

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

Wow!!! Absolutely Gorgeous project (as always) such a beautiful set!!! TFS :-)

SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Your card is gorgeous, love all the flowers.
Katsews at gmail dot com

Katknit said...

I'm a new follower. I love the card and matching box that you made...

katknit at gmail dot com

Cricut Couple said...

Ok Audrey, of course we would start here. Hee! Hee! Couldn't wait to get home and see what you did for the blog hop and it's gorgeous as always! Love the victorian look to it! So classy and elegant!

Jean said...

How pretty!!

Sherrie K. said...

Wow Audrey...this is awesome and so stunning!! I love all the details and the paper you chose for this project is just beautiful!!! LOVE IT!!!!
Sherrie K

Jamie said...

Hi Audrey!!!! Your card is SO beautiful and classy!!! I am a new follower!!! :)


Scrappin' Sista said...

Absolutely marvelous!!! TFS! Scrappy fun to you blog buddy.


Tammy said...

Absolutely beautiful :-D

Tammy said...

Absolutely beautiful

KayB said...

Such an exceptional card!!! ksantell@gmail.com http://scrappeningplace.blogspot.com

Laura (tweetyb) said...

Just gorgeous!!!! Love it!
♥ Laura ♥

Anna said...

WOW so classy and elegant. Just wonderful!!!
I'm a follower.
Thanks for the chance to win.
http: // mamawann. blogspot. com/
annadowdy at gmail dot com

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

This is beautiful! I have seen you around the blogs but have never run across your site! I am your newest follower! Hope you will stop by for a visit!

Alisha said...

I love how elegant your card is, so pretty.!!!


McVic said...

THank you so much Audrey for joining the hop you helped me fill it full of beautiful crafty women who I love to read each day! Your projects are Amazing as always! Just so soft and elegant!

Ashley Nicole said...

Love the card and matching box. Very pretty.

Monique Barr said...

What a great card. I just love the way you make your cards and then make the box to go with it. Great Idea. I also love the colors

Angi @ CokiePop said...

I love the French Flair of this project. Kacee will love this. :)

Angiebug said...

What a wonderful card & matching box. Love the details, so elegant. tfs

Kemma said...

I am simply stunned!
TFS and the chance to win


Janet said...

Audry your card is as always amazingly beautiful. I am inspired by your talent!
Big Blog Hugs! *Janet*

Liz said...

Your card is so elegant! I am so happy you shared it with all of us, you are one talented lady!


callyannc said...

Am I allowed to say this id my fav! I love these colors and the design! Too dang cute! TFS CallyAnn