Saturday, August 11, 2012

August Calendar Girls Blog Hop

Welcome to our August Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. Papercrafts Presents 365 Cards magazine which is our inspiration for these monthly hops which thus became the Calendar Girls. The magazine has Creative Ideas for every day of the year: occasions, holidays, and celebrations including 42 unique holidays!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. The August unique holidays are:

August 11, 2012
Admit You're Happy Month - Miriam
First week of August: International Clown Week - Lynne
1st: National Girlfriend Day - Kimberly
3rd: National Watermelon Day - Lisa Peters
5th: Sister's Day - Kimberly
5th: International Forgiveness Day - Lisa Woodward
7th: National Lighthouse Day- Edwina
9th: Book Lover's Day - Lisa Peters
10th: Lazy Day - Janet
11th: National Son and Daughter Day - Angie
13th: Left-Hander's Day ~ Anita
15th: Relaxation Day - Laura
16th: National Tell a Joke Day - Lucy
17th: National Thriftshop Day - Kari
22nd: National Tooth Fairy Day - Janet
26th National Dog Day - Lisa Peters
27th: Just Because Day - Kimberly

The hop starts with Lynne at You won't want to miss a single calendar event not to mention the weddings, graduations, birthdays -- ok, you get the idea!!!! 

The line-up for August includes:

Stop by and check out these holidays as I am sure you are going to want to remember these holidays and include them in your card making projects!!!!!

We will have blog candy to the lucky recipient that remarks on each site along the way!

Hello, I have a card for National Lighthouse Day. I love light houses and wish i could have found all my photos of the ones I have visited.
The digi for this card is by create With TLC. It is called My Beacon Vintage Collage. You can find it in her store here.

  Copics used are E41, e43, E47, E44-dirt/rocks, YG03-grass and green hills, R24, R29, Y02-lighthouse, BG11, BG15-water, B000, B01, B02-sky, E000, E00, E01, E02-seashell.

Gelly Roll pens used are Gold metallic- edge of frame, Stardust clear seashell, edge of frame and light.

The card is 3 1/8" x 5 1/8".

The next stop is with Janet

Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on September 8, 2012 for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!


Rose Petal said...

Hello Edwina. This is so beautiful and very refreshing. It looks so perfect.
Love Sandra xxx

Lisa Lara said...

What a beauty Edwina!

Sherry said...

OMGosh, you did such a beautiful job on your card. It's amazing.

Kimberly Pate | KP Kreations said...

Oh WOW!!!! Your card is just amazing - how beautiful. I love that sentiment as well.


Maria Matter said...

this is beautiful Edwina!!

Janet said...

Gorgeous card Edwina I just love TLC creations she has so many awesome images and this one is absolutely perfect your coloring is perfect!!
Big Blog Hugs, Janet