Friday, September 9, 2016

Joyful Stars Close to My Heart September Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Joyful Stars September blog hop, where a group of talented Close to My Heart consultants, and me, gather to share ideas with you in a fun blog hop.  

Not too long ago, my friend, Betty Locco, sent me a link to a card that she thought was right up my alley.  She knows I have an obsession with different card folds.  The link she sent was for a Peek a Boo card.  And from there, I found an entire blog hop of Peek a Boo cards and tutorials, too!
I've saved my first Peek a Boo card for this blog hop.

card front

card partially open - see the sentiment sliding over to hide the kangaroo?

open card - well, almost totally open; when flat the sentiment lines up perfectly in the opening
The stamp set I used is D1597, Hoppy Birthday Australasia.  
You can find it here.
The tutorial for the card can be found here.
Now, since this is a blog hop you might have arrived here from Marie Flayer's blog.
Your next stop is Andrea Sherman's blog.  The hop is circular. So if you are just starting here, simply continue hopping until you find your way back, making the full circle.  If you get lost, the complete list of participants is on Joyce's blog.  I've made my way around the circle and I think you'll want to, too.

You might also be interested in seeing the cards we made at 
Joyce's Annual CTMH Christmas Card Extravaganza. 
While you do some hopping, I am going to enter this card in the following challenges:


  1. Love all the layers and the surprises behind the windows. Really cool card!
    :) Marie

  2. Beautifully colourful, and a fabulous design!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

  3. Lovely card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge. Happy crafting, Angela x

  4. What a fun card! Love the fold. Have to try this!!! Also like the cute colours and pattern.
    Thank you for sharing your talent with us at Crafty Catz this week. Good luck!

  5. Love this cute kid's card! The colors are fabulous and I love the fold and the peek-a-boo! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

  6. Cute card. Thanks for joining us at CWF.

    DT Crafting With Friends

  7. So cute. Love the Peek a Boo design. Thanks for joining us at CraftyHazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  8. So fun - interactive and perfect for the A Card in Envy "for the kids" challenge. So glad you joined us for the challenge.

  9. Wow! Such a fun card and great effect with the double peek-a-boo!!! Thank you for joining our „Layer it up!“ challenge over at the Crafty Cardmakers ;o) Happy crafting,

  10. Debi, Thanks for posting the instructions on how to make this cute card. I will definitely give it a try!

  11. Hey I love your card and the paper too - great job with the peek-a-boo. Now I wonder where you got the idea for that cute card??? Now I definitely need a lesson.


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