Saturday, February 9, 2013

February Calendar Girls Blog Hop

Welcome to our February Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. Its absolutely amazing when you do a google search the interesting facts you may find. Such a find is special and unique occassions throughout the year!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. As Neil Sedaka sang in his song "Calendar Girls" - "February you'll be my valentine".

The hop starts with Kimberly at You won't want to miss a single calendar event!!!! 

The line-up for February includes:

February Occasions We Wish to Share:
  • American Heart Month  Kmberly  
  • An Affair to Remember Month
  • National Cherry Month - Edwina
  • National Children's Dental Health Month -Janet

2 Ground Hog Day- Edwina
4 Thank a Mailman Day - Miriam
5 National Weatherman's Day
7 Send a Card to a Friend Day Kmberly  
8 Boy Scout Day - Vicky
10 Umbrella Day - Lynne
11 Make a Friend Day - Lucy
14 Ferris Wheel Day - Janet
16 Do A Grouch a Favor Day~Anita
17 Random Acts of Kindness Day - Miriam
20 Love Your Pet Day - Jearise
22 Walking the Dog Day~Anita
26 Carnival Day- Tabetha
26 Tell a Fairy Tale Day
28 National Tooth Fairy Day - Lynne

We have a super sponsor this month - The Stamping Chef,, who has graciously offered 3 digis of the lucky winners choice who comment on the Design Team Blog at become a follower.

 Here is my project for National Cherry Month.

The digi used is by Create with TLC. You can find it here

Copics used are B00, B01, B02 B05- bird, C1, C3, c5, C7- pie plate, E000, E00, E31, E33- pie crust, R24, R29, R56- cherries, E31, E57, E59- window sill.

The flower is by Recollections. The  pearl is from Miriam's crafting Supplies. You can find it here

The papers are by My Minds Eye - prints, Recollections- red, Georgia Pacific- white.

The cherry ribbon is by Really Reasonable Ribbon.

The card is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

My next project is for Groundhog Day. I just love little groundhogs. They are so cute. I wish the weatherman got it right as much as the groundhogs do.
This digi is a freebie at Dulemba Coloring Pages. You can find it here

Copics used are E41, E43, E44, e47, E49- groundhog, E37, E33, E31, G05, Yg05, Yg01- ground, C1, C3, C5, C7, C10, BV01, BV04, BV08- hat, Y06, y17 plus yellow stardust Gelly roll pen- sun, Y000, plus clear stardust Gelly Roll pen- cloud.

Papers are by recollections- greens, DCWV- print, Georgia Pacific- white.

The stitched ribbon is from Target.

The sentiment was typed using Monotype Corsiva on my computer.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

Your next stop along the way of the calendar is Janet. Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on March 9, 2013, for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!


ike said...

Beautiful Cherry card. Such a sweet image and I LUV that ribbon.
Fantastic Groundhog.... I will go and snag one of those !!
What did the Groundhogs say this year ????? I know they're supposed to do or not do something aren't they ?

IKE xxx

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Totally love both of those cards. Awesome papers and totally love how you have found images that fit the theme ;)

Tabetha said...

Love the cards!! Wish I could color like that! TFS

Miriam said...

As always your talent shines through. I wish I had time to check the blogs of my talented friends daily. Love the way you set up the Groundhog Day card with the papers in the background separated by the ribbon.

Edwina said...

testing my blog. Edwina

lorby said...

Both are very cute cards, Edwina. I wanted the cherry day one too but after seeing your card know there was no way I could make something as fine as yours. Hugs.

Camille Short said...

Great! Wonderful! What more can I say!

Deb Ochs-LaGrone said...

What an adorable set of cards! Love the ground hog seeing the sun peeking :)

Janet said...

Awesome cards Edwina, I love the groundhog one terrific effect with the layering !
Big Blog Hugs, Janet