Saturday, November 12, 2011

St. Jude's Children's Blog Hop With Nikki Sivils

Welcome to the Sketches 4 All St. Jude Childrens Christmas Card Blog Hop with Sponsor Nikki Sivils!
Nikki Sivils sponsored the products: The Gingerbread Land Collection for the DT to create the cards we will be donating to the: St. Jude Childrens Cancer Research Hospital!
These children are receiving treatment for various cancers!!
We are excited to add some Christmas joy and smiles to the St. Jude Children Research Hospital!
To learn more about SJCCH here is the link!
Please come and enjoy the DT inspirations of the cards we will be donating to SJCCH!!
Please leave a comment on each DT blogs and your name will be entered in the drawing for the Nikki Sivils You're A Hoot 12 x12 paper kit!!

If you came from Cheryl's blog, you are on the right track! If you are just finding out about the hop via my blog, you can start the hop at Fia's blog!

We were challenged to make a card for a girl and a boy to be sent to St.Jude's, which was a lot of fun to do! It's a lot of fun to make cards for kids and think about what they would like to see! Here are my contributions:

Boy card:

This card was inspired by a card I saw on Kristina Werner's Holiday Card series this year. The supplies I used were papers all from Nikki Sivils Gingerbread land collection (there were sheets of 4 6x6 papers in the pack that are perfect for cards!), a punchout from the Nikki Sivils Gingerbread Land collection (the tree), that I wrapped with denim twine from the Twinery, and embellished with red rhinestones and a yellow flower rhinestone for the "star", and stamped the sentiment from a set of Martha Stewart Christmas stamps I bought a few years ago.

Girl card:

Supplies used: more of the awesome mini papers from the Gingerbread Land Nikki Sivils collection, punch out gingerbread people and Merry Christmas from the same collection, Pollycraft pearl puffy paint, Diamond Stickles, tiny green brads from Making Memories, Glossy Accents on the gingerpeople's buttons, and some forest green twine I got from ebay.

If you make a card for the children at St Jude's, and let us know over at Sketches 4 All, you will be entered in Fia's separate Nikki Sivils RAK. The address to send them to is:

St. Jude Children Research Hospital
595 N. Parkway Memphis TN. 38105
Attn: Vilma Carnahan

Thanks for stopping by my blog today-be sure to leave a comment for your chance to win this awesome collection:

Now, hop along to Kathleen's blog for more inspiration and chances to win!! *link fixed!


  1. Love both of these cards Margie! Great job! I love that twine around the tree on the first card. Doesn't that just add a little something extra?? I'm just hopping along...

  2. Greta job o nthe cards margie!
    great details also..
    okay hopping further LOL

  3. These are soooooooooooooooo cute! I loveeeeeeeeeeee what you did with Nikki's papers!! Thanks for sharing them with me too...I can't wait to showcase these on Nikki's blog!! Such an amazing cause too! :):):):):):):):):):):)

  4. Beautiful cards--Your making kids happy too!

  5. too cute! love the way you used the twine!

  6. Your cards are wonderful, Margie!! The kids will love them!

  7. Awesome cards, love the dimension, so cute!!

  8. Oh my gosh your cards are BEAUTIFUL!!! The kids will love them!

  9. I love the way you decorated the tree and dolled up your gingerbread people. :o)

  10. I love the use of twine on both your Christmas cards and the snow effect on your 2nd card!

    Hopping along. . .

  11. love'in that bakers twine and the bling! awesome cards! jen t. :)

  12. Oooh... Pretty pretty cards! :)

    Hopping by,
    Jenny aka Wifey Cookie

  13. Baker's Twine and Nikki papers and a great card. What more can you ask for? patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

  14. Great cards - I can see why Nikki chose to feature them- I love the twine wrapped tree

  15. Great cards! I love the way you wrapped the bakers twine on your tree!

    smilesmoore2 atverizon dotnet

  16. Love all the cards on the hop.

  17. Using twine on the Christmas tree for the first card was genius! Great colors on both cards! :)

    Thanks for the chance! :)

  18. You made 2 wonderful cards. I just love that twine around the christmas tree, very creative.


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