Thursday, April 17, 2014

Keep Calm Dream Big

Hello to all the friends and followers of Jax Bean Stalks.  Also, welcome to all who are hopping along with Crafter's Companion today.  Thanks so very much for joining me.  Today we are celebrating the release of the new set from Sheena, A Taste Of India.  I have used the Henna Mango and The Tiger Tiger sets to create this fun bookmark/tag.  I colored it with Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers using colors IG3, 4, 5, 6.


Thank you so much for hopping with us today.  You are now off to Jennifer Ingle's Blog
Here is a prize list:
* DT Blogs – 6 prizes will be given out to 6 different randomly selected blog comments from all of the designers blogs. We will award the sets when the winners are announced.
* CC US blog - 2 sets from this release to 2 different randomly selected CC US blog comments, winner's choice.
* Participants may add comments to any of the blog hop posts from Thursday, April 17th – Monday, April 21st until 11pm (ET)/8pm (PT).
* Winners will be selected on Tuesday and announced on the CC US Blog on Wednesday, April 22nd.
* Winners must send an email to claim their prize (information will be provided when the winners are announced)

Blog Hop Participants ...

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Onto my Red Carpet Report...

Good morning.  Hope everyone had a great weekend.  Here is my official Red Carpet Repot:  Anyone a fan of the MTV Movie Awards?  LOL!!  I cannot sit that long to watch an award show.  But gotta love Channing Tatum.  He is so dreamy!!!  What? A "nail art cam"!  Now you all have seen my nails in my YouTube Videos, sometimes they look great and are all Shellacked and other times they look like a train wreck!  But really?, we are now resorting to a nail art cam!  Hahaha  Gotta love Hollywood!

On to the amazing sneek peak for Sheena a Taste Of India exclusively at Crafter's Companion.  I have used A Taste Of India-Mandala.  This flower is so unique and pretty.  My background is mono-printed with acrylic paints and then stenciled with a striped stencil from MFT.  Then I splattered on the Firework Sprays!  I finished it off with a sentiment from the Crafter's Companion Sentimentials-Imagine.







Thanks for stopping in.  Hope you enjoyed this sneek peak!  Stay tuned for more inspiration from the Sheena Taste of India during our blog hop on April 17th.



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Sunday, April 13, 2014

This Day Was...


Hello Jax Bean Stalks friends and followers!  It is hop time again with Really Reasonable Ribbon!  So excited to showcase beautiful April Ribbon Club!!!
If you are hopping with us today, you should have arrived from Cheryl's Blog.

Check out the April Ribbon Club ribbons.


I LOVE LOVE LOVE the way this fun card turned out!  The grey and yellow are so perfect together.  I made my flowers with Checkerboard Satin in Metal Gray, Delicate Stitched Satin Lemon and Yellow and Gray Chevron Striped Grosgrain.  The base ribbon to anchor it all down is the 5/8" Satin Crosshatch Ribbon in light silver.  
Be sure to stop in at the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog and here on Jax Bean Stalks on the 19th for a full video tutorial on how I made these fun ribbon flowers.  







Thank so much for stopping in today.  Enjoy the rest of the hop!  You are now off to your next stop, the REALLY REASONABLE RIBBON BLOG.  

I LOVE all of your comments!!  For the HOP fill in the blank... "THIS DAY WAS ___________!
Leave your answer in the comments!!!

Supplies:
Really Reasonable Ribbon
Technique Tuesdays-This Day Was by Ali Edwards
Xyron Adhesive



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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

G+ing with Mommy is CooCoo

Hi to all my friends and followers.  I am really excited to be a part of this fun group.  I have really made a lot of new accuantances and I have been able to grow my Google+ page (where I share all of my crafty goodness) to almost 500!  Thank you so much to Amanda for allowing me to be co-hosting this week!  I look forward to G+ing with all of you.

Here is what Amanda has to say about our fun circle hop:

Are you looking to grow your circles on Google+?  Do you want better SEO and increased website exposure? This is the place to be!  Welcome to the mommy is coocoo circles hop.


*Update we've created a facebook group for Creative bloggers who google+.  Message me here with your email address if you would like to be in to the group.


Now it's time to party!
SEO, Grow your google+ circles link party, with mommy is coocoo


I will include you in our shared circle if you...


1. Add our button (get it here)  to your sidebar or post!

2. Add all of the cohost to one of your circles.

3. Link up your Google+ url NOT your blog url.

4. Share a creative post (i.e. posts about cooking, DIY, crafts, etc...) to the public on Google+ and include the hashtag #mommyiscoocoo.

5. Socialize - The more shares a website or blog post has the better chance it has of ranking well.

  • Add new friends to your circles.
  • Comment and Share posts you really enjoy!
  • Throughout the day +1 posts with the hashtag #mommyiscoocoo on Google+
*If you want to grow your presence on Google+ email (me) Amanda at mommyiscoocoo(at)gmail(dot)com to cohost.



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