Royal Tea Bridal Shower Blog Hop 4/28 & 4/29

Hi and welcome to the “Royal Tea Bridal Shower Blog Hop!”  Read this with your very best British accent (since I can’t do it)….

If you were just visiting, be sure to start back at the start of the hop 
Ellen the Card Monkey
If you’re following the hop, you should have come from Alex at http://www.youhadmeatcraft.com/
So follow along to 25 other tea hoppers as they show papercrafting projects made in celebration of the Royal marriage of Prince William and his lovely Kate Middleton.  

I personally, am not planning on staying up, but may tivo to see some images….  I hadn’t been following along, so in trying to come up with an idea, hubby suggested I do it in the colors of the wedding… So I googled & evidently you can bet on the colors of the wedding… So, I decided to use my own colors!!!!
So, here’s my card:
I got the instructions from: http://www.scor-pal.com/apr_magazine/Pop%20Up%20Card%20Mary%20Jo%20Albright.pdf
If you don’t have a scor-pal, you should check it out.. I love mine, and their website has some great projects!  So this is a 3-D card…
Front view
Back View
I did have to put a piece of clear plastic in to keep it stiff, since the paper i used got bent at the crease….
I used: 
Cricut Cartridge – Everyday paper dolls for tea pot & tea kettle (found using www.cricutsearch.com since I would have NEVER guessed to look on that cartridge – it’s a wealth of random cuts!)
Paper – All Dressed Up DCWV Glitter Stack
Embellishments – (all were ones I had on hand) – cookie tray (cuz what’s tea without cookies!!!), jolees, Congratulations & presents I don’t know the brand….  Gems from Micheals (from the dollar bin!) and the pearls and tiny gems on cup were from Micheals as well (just not $1)…  

Of course I have blog candy, because what’s a wedding without presents???
If you’re new to my blog, be sure to become a follower. 
What’s the prize?  I’ll give away a copy of the Crafty Card Gallery – an iPhone app (works on iPad and iPod Touch) that is now available for Android Phones. It is a card gallery for handmade cards. You can follow great designers, and look for ideas. It’s updated monthly so there’s always new great content for you… New update will be released soon – I’m just now putting the finishing touches on it!  

You can get it in the iTunes app store and the android marketplace

And another prize (for all comments this weekend, since I’m in two hops) is a copy of the Bite Size Body Guide – a diet & fitness journal for women… Since we all know weddings lead to diets!!! 🙂

How to enter to win? Become a follower and leave a comment. I will select the winners Monday night (5/2) using my random number generator app from all comments for this hop (app) and all comments for the weekend (bite size body guide)….

The next stop on the hop is Nicolette
Thanks so much for visiting & have a great rest of your week!  If you stay up to watch the wedding, be sure to have some caffeine!!!
Jennifer

If you get lost, here’s the complete line-up:

Ellen at http://cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com/

Alex at  http://youhadmeatcraft.com/

Jennifer at  http://craftycardgallery.blogspot.com/

Nicolette at  http://beyondscrapin.blogspot.com/

Jessica at  http://customcreationsbyjessica.blogspot.com/

Stacey at  http://creatingacraftylife.blogspot.com/

Holly at  http://scrappily-everafter.blogspot.com/

Jacqueline at  http://madebyjacqueline.blogspot.com/

Corri at  http://buglvr.blogspot.com/

Mandie at  http://mandiesscrappin.blogspot.com/

Christel at  http://onescrappinsista.blogspot.com/

Nadia at  http://nadiasbeautifulmess.blogspot.com/

Theresa at  http://thescrapbookingqueen.com/

Lori at  http://savingmine.blogspot.com/

Michelle at  http://queenofmycraftroom.blogspot.com/

Dianne at  http://diannesscrappycreations.blogspot.com/

Monica at  http://scraps2treasure.blogspot.com/

Amanda at  http://stellarscraps.blogspot.com/

Brynn at  http://flairandfrillscreativity.blogspot.com/

Nikki at  http://theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com/

Elaine at  http://expressionsbyelaine.blogspot.com/

Gina at  http://ginascraftingspot.com/

Shannon at  http://purplelionpaper.com/blog

Lisa at  http://lisahjulberg.blogspot.com/

Jen at  http://jenscraftcorner.blogspot.com/

Sue at  http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/

Mom’s Day Blog Hop 4/30-5/1

Comments

  1. wow! amazing! loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee it! TFS!

  2. So fun…what a great idea! Thanks for sharing!

    Lisa
    http://prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

  3. Your project is very cool, never seen anything like this before!
    Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win:)

    ExpressionsByElaine.blogspot.com

  4. Ellen ♥ CardMonkey
    April 28, 2011 - 8:08 am

    OH MY, Jennifer … you've outdone yourself! Who but you would even think to have the magical Prince William himself (in spirit form) lifting that teapot to pour me a spot of tea!?

    You're right about using the DVR to record the events to watch at our convenience. And to replay during tea!!

    Thank you for being a part of this Hop with me!

    Ellen ♥ CardMonkey
    http://www.cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com

  5. Oh, this is too clever. I had to really look and make sure my eyes were seeing it right. Great job. I really like it.
    Hugs, Debi

  6. Oh a great project, love all the details! This all reminds me of my visit to England & wonderful Bed & Breakfast, I stayed at, they were all so curtious & loved tea time, brought back 2 wonderful teapots, will always cherish! Great hop! TFS Follower already, love your blog!
    suella11@yahoo.com

  7. Neat idea! Great project & details. TFS!

  8. SpantastiKreations
    April 28, 2011 - 10:47 am

    HOW COOL….love it.

    TFS,
    Erin
    spantastikreations@yahoo.com

  9. WoW! It is amazing! I have never seen anything like it!
    Hummer Hugs,
    Misty
    http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/
    hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

  10. Michele’s Scrapy Creations
    April 28, 2011 - 11:49 am

    wow–amazing card!!! thanks for sharing.

    michelesscrapycreations35 at yahoo dot com

  11. Very unique – Thanks for sharing. I am your newest follower.
    Hugs ~ Jacqueline
    madebyjacqueline(at)yahoo(dot)ca

  12. too cute. new follower. i had to diet just to fit into the dresss im wearing to this wedding lol

    cvjac at att dot net

  13. Clever little project, never seen a suspended teapot before! I can't use apps, don't have an iphone, so please make sure if I happen by some chance to win, it goes to someone else. On for more hopping!

  14. Sarah Magill-Straisfeld
    April 28, 2011 - 12:13 pm

    What a great idea for a card…thanks for sharing.
    Sarah
    http://www.sarahprocrastinating.blogspot.com

  15. Pamela Pattison Lash
    April 28, 2011 - 1:14 pm

    Very clever idea – TFS!
    pam_lash at yahoo dot com

  16. so so sweet….TFS!!!!

    Cherrio!!!!

    Cathie
    scraphappycat@gmail.com

  17. Lovely 3-D Tea scene…great job. The colors are great.
    Happy to be a new follower.
    :O)
    Jessica

  18. Great job!!!

    Amanda (als1048@gmail.com)

  19. New follower on GFC. I am in awe of your card!

  20. This is amazing. So creative, I absolutely love it.
    Nikki
    glamoroussideofscrapping at gmail dot com
    http://www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

  21. fabulous project, very creative! TFS

  22. I love your project! Cool!

    I'm a new follower as well.

    Kris
    dietzrobles@yahoo.com

  23. OMG! How cool is that wonderful gift for the Royal Couple…You really had your thinking cap on for this project! Fun Fun Fun! TFS!
    jennyplace26@gmail.com

  24. Manhattan Mandie
    April 28, 2011 - 3:23 pm

    This is such a cool idea!!!! Love it!

  25. wow! amazing and very creative. tfs.

  26. What an imaginative and creative card! I can't imagine how long it took you to make–and you did such a beautiful job! Thanks for sharing! I'm a follower–you can find me at ksjennings at gmail dot com and/or http://www.kareljcreations.com Please pray for the tornado victims.

  27. I love your 3D card and how it looks so real!!

  28. So creative!! The 3D effect is so neat!! I am a new follower 🙂

    cherie.goyer at gmail.com
    http://oneheartscrapper.blogspot.com

  29. Wow!!! Very Creative. I am a new follower.:0)
    cindymarshall63@hotmail dot com

  30. Kathy’s Kreative Spot
    April 28, 2011 - 5:22 pm

    Great tea party project.
    Kathy
    Katsews at gmail dotcom

  31. HI. Love the tea card!! Adorable!

    Mrodriguez860@hotmail.com

  32. Great card! joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

  33. Great project. I love the pouring tea.

  34. Simply fabulous darling 🙂 i don't have a Scor-Pal, but maybe i will go and get ideas to use with my MS scoreboard – i know that is cheating huh! Thanks for sharing this amazing project!

    rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

  35. So creative and innovative! Well done. It's so nice to hop with you today! Creative blessings, Brynn http://www.flairandfrillscreativity.blogspot.com

  36. Wow this is terrific! TFS!!! cowbelleru@sbcglobal.net

  37. One lump or two? Your card is very unique and wonderful!
    Tracy
    jtg0398 at sbcglobal dot net

  38. This is amazing!

    america57@comcast.net

  39. Such an awesome card. Just amazing.
    I'm a follower.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    http: // mamawann. blogspot. com/
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

  40. Very nice card!!!
    Imogene
    imogenelynn@wmconnect.com
    swetlilcricut.blogspot.com

  41. OMG that is amazing. I love it. Thanks so much for sharing. I am a follower
    Trish
    krazykcrafters at msn dot com

  42. So cute! Great colors!!

    Shawnee

  43. What an awesome project!
    TFS!
    Kathie
    Kathlee154atgmaildotcom
    http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

  44. my crafting creations
    April 29, 2011 - 1:07 am

    Very cute and creative. Awesome. I'm a follower now.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

    Kim
    http://mycraftingcreations.com
    email: kkcaudill@zoomtown.com

  45. So clever. Love everyday paperdolls.
    nantastic5604 at gmail dot com

  46. Great Teapot and cup. TFs
    Debbie
    debbie_craine at hot mail dot com
    http://craftywizard.blogspot.com

  47. brittmartin0910
    April 29, 2011 - 1:20 am

    Adorable project! I love it. Thank you for sharing.

    brittmartin1288@yahoo.com

  48. WOW!! I wish I could try something like this. I am so impressed and will check the scoring board out. TFS it!

    Happy Scrappin'

    Sue B
    Suenj99 at yahoo dot com
    http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/

  49. Wow–you were really crafting for a royal event! Great job & wonderful idea. I will be checking that scorpal site out! Love your prizes…they sound interesting~
    kristyscraps@sbcglobal.net

  50. Wow! What a super creative project!
    I became a follower too.
    purpleprincess214@gmail.com

  51. That is just so stinkin cute!!! I would never have been able to come up with that, I love it! I like that the tea looks like tea too 🙂
    TFS
    Theresa
    tmdettloff@gmail.com

  52. LinnsScrapShack
    April 29, 2011 - 5:47 am

    TOO CUTE…. new follower thanks to Monica with Scraps 2 Treasure

  53. ScrappingHappy
    April 29, 2011 - 5:47 am

    this soooo funnnn i love looking all these projects so much new ideas u girls are great glad i found you

  54. I love how you gave your card heighth! jenny.naus@yahoo dot com

  55. theduchess&thediva
    April 29, 2011 - 2:35 pm

    A W E S O M E ! "Nuff said" Great card!

    Felicia

    fvjones2303@yahoo.com

  56. I am here for day 2 of the Hop…missed the ceremony….:O(. But my daughter was having a ceremony of her own at school this morning….Academic Achievement Award! Way to Go Princess! Loved looking at all the pics from the event today. Everyone looked so glamorous!

  57. This is so super cute!!!! I love this! I am a fellow stop on this fabulous blog hop, and I'm so happy to be amongst all of you fab ladies!
    Gina
    ginascraftingspot.com

  58. Charity-Adams Acres
    April 29, 2011 - 5:08 pm

    How neat is that.

    Charity
    Adams Acres
    http://adamsacres.com

  59. ScrappyScavenger
    April 29, 2011 - 6:06 pm

    aMAZING!!! This is the cutest tea card ever! Im a tea set junky and Im loving this hop! ScrappyScavenger/yahoo

  60. This is very lovely!! Thanks for sharing and i will follow you!!

  61. Glitter Fantasies
    April 30, 2011 - 12:33 am

    That was really wild – I am going to have to check that out.. I have a Scor-Pal. And I have been dieting for a week now – lost 7 lbs so far…another 20 or so and I will be happy size 4 again!
    Jackie
    jmpresearch@gmail.com

  62. Scrapping Galaxy
    April 30, 2011 - 5:56 am

    Such an adorable project. So different

  63. This is amazing! My mother loves tea- I may have to try to imitate you. Thanks for the inspiration! lclass003atgmaildotcom

  64. wow – this is spectacular! You did yourself proud. Peggie
    barker944atmsndotcom

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