Hey there, and welcome to The Cutest Video Hop Ever! I am very excited to be joining my friend Emily Leiphart for this fun hop celebrating 5000 subscribers on her YouTube channel but, more importantly, inspiring the next generation of crafters! Emily invited video artists to create a craft video with their kids or have their kids have the spotlight, as well as 2 young crafters (including me) who’ve grown up on YouTube. We hope you have as much fun watching these videos, as much as we enjoyed creating these projects to share with you.
I had so much fun making this card! I must admit that stamping the macaron background was a little bit time consuming but definitely worth it! I used my mini MISTI tool to perfectly line up the layers of the macarons. However, you could also use a regular acrylic block.
For the pink macarons, I layered three colors: Rose Quartz, Soft Garnet and Red Sangria. For the yellow macarons, I layered Vanilla Frosted Cupcake, Beach Blondie and Amber Citrine. For the filling of the macaron, I used the Cocoa bundle from The Ton. You can get all of these inks individually, too!
I decided to adhere a vellum overlay to soften the background out. Since I wanted to put a cute dog on my card, I also die cut a white circle to really make that image pop! For the sentiment, I used Soft Garnet to stamp a label from the Basic Labels set from The Ton. Finally, I finished off my card with a variety of sequins. I used some individual colors as well as flower sequins from mixes. All of the supplies I used are linked below, in case you’re interested. 🙂
In total, there are 11 generous sponsors offering giveaways. Emily will choose the 11 winners, one for each of the sponsored prizes. Winners will be randomly chosen from all comments left on each of the videos. Comments will close at 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Winners will be announced on Emily’s blog on February 24, 2017. Want to find out who’s sponsoring? Here’s a full list!
- Catherine Pooler Designs, two $25 gift certificates
- Ellen Hutson, $50 gift certificate
- Just ME Digital Stamps, 4 digital files of winner’s choice
- My Favorite Things, $25 gift certificate
- Neat & Tangled, $25 gift certificate
- Paper Smooches, $50 gift certificate
- Pretty Little Studio, $25 gift certificate
- Simon Says Stamp, $25 gift certificate
- Sunny Studio Stamps, $20 gift certificate
- Technique Tuesday, $25 gift certificate
- Winnie + Walter, two $25 gift certificates
Good news! These sponsors haven’t just provided giveaway prizes, but also some coupon codes. Ellen Hutson is offering 10% off your total order using code “craftykids“. This code is valid on February 14-15, 2017, cannot be combined with other coupon codes and is valid on in-stock items only. Start shopping HERE. Pretty Little Studio is also offering a coupon. Use code “prettylittle” for 10% off your order.
READY, SET, HOP!
Now it’s time to starting hopping. Your next stop on the hop is my dear friend Laurel Beard’s video. Her daughter made the most adorable video ever. Click HERE to watch it. There shouldn’t be any broken links on your way, but here’s a full list of participants!
- Emily Leiphart
- Catherine Pooler
- Marie-Pierre Capistran
- Samantha Mann
- Simon Hurley
- Laura Sterckx
- Laurel Beard
- Evelin Tee
- Jill Dewey Hawkins
- Laura Bassen
I am affiliated with Simon Says Stamp, Ellen Hutson and Hallmark Scrapbook. That means I earn a small commission when you purchase through my links (with NO additional costs to you!). Click HERE for more information about my disclosure and affiliation with companies.
Multiple shops are linked: click SSS for Simon Says Stamp, EH for Ellen Hutson, HS for Hallmark Scrapbook