Thursday, November 1, 2012

A Blog Hop for Jeanne

Good evening - three posts in one day, I think that is a personal record!

I am popping in this evening to take part in a blog hop for Jeanne Jachna, one of my most favorite paper crafting peeps. If you happen to be following along with the hop, you should have arrived here from Renee's blog (I love her, too!! ;)

Jeanne is celebrating a birthday later this month, and I'm joining in to wish her a wonderful day. I remember the first card that I saw Jeanne make (it was this one) and I was floored. Ever since then, she has continued to amaze and inspire with her incredible use of die cuts and embellishments. I tell ya, that girl knows how to pull elements together. Each of her creations is a work of art, and I am so grateful for the opportunity I have had to get to know her better.

I made a little birthday card for her, I couldn't resist the chance to use Yonder Star again, but I fear it isn't a very girly birthday card.

I thought I'd go for some Novembery colors, rich fall leafy colors for this one. I combined both the solid and outline shapes for this, and can't wait to give this a try with light blue and silver. Before adding my sentiment, I stamped the Yonder Star Background to add some texture.

My dear Jeanne, I wish you the most wonderful birthday (and will say so again once it gets closer!) and am so glad you're my friend. Now hop along to see what Tracey has created.


STAMPS: Yonder Star, Yonder Star Background (available November 2), Compact Sentiments - Waltzingmouse Stamps
CARDSTOCK: Sahara Sand - SU!; Oatmeal - Wplus9
INK: Dusty Durango, More Mustard, Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso, Sahara Sand - SU!; Antique Linen Distress Ink - Ranger Industries


  1. Oh Anya...I'm sure Jeanne will love's incredible!

  2. Such a beautiful card. I know Jeanne will love it--and a brand new stamp set, too. I really like that new background stamp.

  3. Oh that's gorgeous Anya - pretty or masculine...I think it's a bit of both!

  4. das toll..freue mich drauf!

    Liebe Grüße Moni

  5. Anya , this is such a beautiful birthday card for Jeanne. I cant believe that was one of her first cards , she is amazing. Thanks for the link to that card.

  6. Anya! I am at a loss for words my friend... Thank you so much for the beautiful card - it's packed with lots and lots of color - I love it! This was so unexpected to find this hop today for me and I am humbled and embarrased. Thanks so much for your sweet words of kindness and encouragement from the very beginning! I know how much you have going and this means so much to me!

  7. Jeanne is going to love this card all those Yonder Stars stamped to make a beautiful patterned paper.

  8. I just adore this, Anya! Those colors are so cheery and that star is amazing!

  9. Gorgeous!
    And I know I say it all the time...
    but they always are!! :)
    Love this image...
    it's gorgeous in these beautiful fall colors!
    And Jeanne...
    such a ray of sunshine! :)
    So incredible and awe inspiring (like someone else I know ;) )...
    in so many ways...
    she deserves the very best!
    the feeling is very mutual...
    love my friends! :)


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