Blog Hops Galore

Hi all,

Apologies for not maintaining my blog hop page as per usual.  However….

Here’s a few hops present and past that might help you while away that long holiday weekend…of course if you have family or other fun things planned these will still be waiting for you when you’re ready for a break! 😀

Several more are scheduled for June to celebrate Stampin’ Ups retiring stamps Last Chance List but more on that later….


Create your own Memorial Day blog hop by checking out all the submissions for the recent Paper Pals memorial Day challenge at the following link:


Operation Write Home (formerly Cards for Hero’s) has a Memorial Day blog hop going – Not Stampin’ Up exclusively but great ideas none the less and many talented Stampin’ Up Stampers regularly featured on my blog are participating. 

Hop starts here:

And of course OWH is always looking for cards to send overseas so if you’re in a creative mood stamp an extra one or two for them.  Details and specifications can be found on their blog here –



Past Control Freaks Tours – always fun anytime


June 2009 Tour — showcasing favorite soon-to-be-retired items

July 2009 Tour — favorites from the new Fall and Winter Idea Book and Catalog!

August 2009 Tour — Featuring the New In Colors

September 2009 Tour — Featuring Fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving Projects

October 2009 Tour — Highlighting Christmas Cards and Christmas Decorations

November 2009 Tour — Fabulous Christmas Gift Ideas

January 2010 Tour — Valentine Cards, Crafts and Projects

February 2010 Tour — Occasions Mini Catalog

April 2010 Tour — Florals, Mother’s Day and Weddings

May 2010Tour can be run by starting at this link on Gretchens Blog:


Stampin’ Addicts Summer mini blog Hop – April 30th – May 2


  1. AlliOhran (Allison) — Builder Wheels (flowers) —

2. Yapha — Builder Wheels (Birthday) —
3. Carmen — Sweet Scoops —
4. cre8tivestamper (Barbara) — In A Word with Square Lattice Embossing Folder —
5. CindyE (Cindy) — Itty Bitty Bits — – tutorial – – Embossed Bitty Buttons tutorial
6. catrules (Holly) Elements of Style —
7. broncomom (Joyce) — Mostly Vintage Stencil —  &  tutorial –
8. Stampin’Shell (Michelle) — Rough Type —
9. dmdezigns (Dawnmarie) — Presto Patterns DSP —
10. Melissa — Watercolor Trio —
11. MaryR (Mary) — Simply Adorned charms —
12. lilyinkpad (Sara) — Favorite Thoughts —

13. tjdstampsalot (Twila) — Blissful Bride —
14. willsygirl (Sarah) — Bouquet Bunch — & tutorial –
15. s1itcher46 (Kim) — A Little Bit of Magic —
16. Pepesmom (Trina) — Sentimental Journey —
17. skdeeleuw (Krystal) – Go, Graduate —
18. hcarnes (Heather) — First Day —
19. rhondag (Rhonda) — Island Oasis DSP, Island Floral Bigz Die and Tropical Party
20. HollyLogic (Holly) — Island Floral Bigz Die (non-tropical) —  &
21. LisaMNaples (Lisa) — July Fourth & jumbo wheel – Red, White & Blue —
22. WebDeb (Deb) — All a Flutter —

23. Tanya27 (Tanya) — Motorcycle —


Hope you all have some fun planned for the weekend.  And whatever is on the agenda I hope you will take a few minutes to remember our service members past and present who’ve dedicated their lives and liberty to keeping us and many, many others protected and secure.

Hugs and blessings to you all – Jean


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