Julies Blogoversary Hop

Craftin Desert Diva's March Stamp Release / 1 year Birthday Bash Hop is HERE

 Sweet Stamps Sweeties Spring Release Blog Hop post is HERE

Welcome to the 3rd Edition of "Julie's Blogoversary Blog Hop".  
We're so glad you have joined us!  
Julie has gathered together her friends and tons of sponsors to make this a GREAT event!
Here are our wonderful sponsors!

You'll be inspired by each stop of the hop.  
The theme, "Lucky to Call You Friend" will be evident in the projects of Julie and her friends.  Many of the talented ladies have blog candy to give away on their blogs, so watch for that, and follow the individual rules on their blogs for how to win it.

Here is the complete hop list:

Our theme for this hop is Lucky to call you friend.  
I have many friends in "blog land" who encourage me daily to follow my dreams. 
Julie is one of my sweetest encouragers so I thought his card was appropriate for the occasion.

I used a Unity Stamp Company stamp by Lisa Arana called

In addition to all of the prizes from our amazing sponsors and friends participating in the hop I am
giving away a little bundle of Unity Stamp Company goodies.
My prize will contain a variety of random Unity Stamp Company Stamps as well as this
Tulip Wishes stamp by Tracey Malnofski.
All I'd like you to do is leave your email in the comment section and I will randomly choose a winner and announce that next week.

Thanks for stopping by and being part of the celebration!
Thank you Julie O for being kind enough to include me in your party!!

Do you want to know about the prizes, and how to win them?  Leave a comment on Julie's blog, with your email address, so she can send you the free digi paper that EVERYONE gets!  Leave a comment on each hop along the way.  Prizes will be hidden along the hop.  

Here are the prizes available:

The Cutting Cafe -- any 3 sets

DigiStamps4Joy -- 1st prize - $10 gift certificate and a Guest Designer spot on a challenge  2nd prize - 2 digis of choice

Fitztown -- 3 digis

Snapdragon Snippets -- $15 gift certificate

SVG Attic -- $15 gift certificate

3 Girl JAM -- $20 gift certificate

QKR Stampede -- 3 images

Eureka Stamps -- 3 images

Timeless Twine -- $20 gift certificate

Aurora Wings Stamps -- $15 in digis

Close To My Heart Stamp Set 

 Unity Stamp Company -- 25 random stamps

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles -- free digi paper for each participant
    3 mini sets of papers - grand prize
    3 individual sets for 3 other prizes
    Mini Heartland paper set 

Creative Bugs -- 5 images

Amy Doodle's Stamp Co. -- free image for everyone, plus 40% off of entire purchase for one lucky winner

Please enjoy this free image from Amy Doodle's Stamp Company -- Nerdy Girl!

It's time for the next stop on the hop!  
Have fun, and thanks so much for participating!  Off you go to the lovely Gwen's Blog


Granmargaret said…
Lovely card. Thank you for your inspiration on Julie's blog hop and thank you for offering a prize. My email is
Unknown said…
Such a lovely creation hun.
So happy to be hopping along with you.
Brenda Lapp said…
What an inspirational message on a beautiful card. I love you paper choices.
Fabulous card and wonderful prize to Celebrate Julie's Blog Hop
Dianne x marklaudan@yahoo.co.uk
Beth F. said…
A wonderful card! The nautical theme is so popular right now and I love the colors you used on your card.
Beth's Beauties
Cynthia said…
Lovely card, Donna. Fun design.
Brandi R said…
Love this card! Fabulous background!! ♥

Doreen said…
What a gorgeous card,love the fab design.xxx
Ruby said…
Great card. It is a great design.
MomCleo said…
Love the colors and design of your card, it is great!!!
Really love your ship card! very cute! Fun hopping with you today, my friend. Enjoy your weekend.
Chris said…
Awesome stuff
Ruth said…
I love this card and sentiment. The anchor paper in the background is so perfect with the ship and sentiment. Super!
Regina Easter said…
SUCH A LOVELY CARD.....you rock
Gwen said…
Super cute sailboat card! Glad to share the Hop, have a great weekend!
Cyndy G said…
Lovely cards! :)
Linda said…
your card look super.
Teresa said…
Beautiful card, so colourful and pretty x
Becca Yahrling said…
Lovely card. Love the design.
Julie Odil said…
I had no idea you had such a busy day on your blog today! Thank you so much for making time for me and this hop! I LOVE to sail and sailboats just make me happy. Your card is wonderful -- as always! Love you, my crafty, inspirational friend!
Unknown said…
pretty card ... like the texture the ribbons adds too. Thanks!
Migdalia said…
Beautiful card my friend! WOW!! You are very busy lady..lol!
Have a wonderful day,
Crafting With Creative M
Miwa said…
What a beautiful card - it's such a wonderful serene scene that you've created! Love it!
Jackie C said…
That's a fabulously designed card! Simple but perfect. Xx
cal8007 said…
I saw your card on the Unity blog Friends With Flair post - Loved it and now I'm here following you!

Carmen L
Cathie Borowski said…
I love how you have combined the bright colours and the black silhouette stamp, brillant. My email address is ccathsoon@gmail.com
Sweet April said…
Lovely sailboat,love the colors and the sentiment.Wish I was sailing away to another place. mayraconcep2014@hotmail.com
Crystal said…
Your card is so beautiful and eye-catching Donna! I LOVE that patterned paper you chose and those scallops as waves are adorable and clever! crystalamariscreations at outlook dot com Enjoy your weekend!
DIANA L. said…
Your card is beautiful I love the background and the darkship in front , it is very graphicand what a sweet giveaway for Julie's anniversary- Tulips are my favorite flower. I love it.
I saw this on Unity FWF. Have a blessed day
Kris B said…
What a cute card! Love the colorful waves!
Waving My Wand said…
I admired your lovely card earlier in the day. It really is a beauty. And sooo makes me want to take off for the beach! momtojeb at gmail dot com
Janis said…
I'm here for Julie's hop, but also doing double duty as a visit to my pals at Unity FWF! :)
LOVE your sailboat silhouette with the lovely colors in the waves. Wonderful design!! Love the bit of lace, too!!!
Woo-hoo!!! Another chance to win some fabulous Unity!!! Swoon.... :)
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
Michelle said…
A wonderfull card in not typical nautical colours. I love it.
xxx Michelle
Unknown said…
Your card is really sweet!
D- said…
Oh I loVe your wonderful card. Thanks for sharing.
{I spotted you on Unity FWF today}(and stayed for the hop. lol}
Crafty hugs,
DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}
Unknown said…
Love your card, the black against the background is very striking! pollyzas@gmail.com
ionabunny said…
Love your card. The silhouette is so striking against the colourful background. Hugz craftynomad at gmail dot com
Donna K said…
Thanks so much Dawn. I'm glad you were able to hop along with us too! So much love from the Unity gang. xx
Donna K said…
You're a sweetie, Janis! I'm glad you were able to hop and stop by from FwF too! Big hugs!
Donna K said…
I was pretty busy this week, but it was all in good fun. Thanks so much for your continuous support, Millie. I love your visits and you are always so kind and encouraging. Big hugs!!
Donna K said…
Keeping busy keeps us out of trouble, right? RIGHT. Love right back at you my sweet pal.
Donna K said…
Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm glad you were able to hop/celebrate with us!!
Great card using this stamp. It is so great you can hop with the awesomely talented and sweet Julie! Thank you.
Dawn Fields said…
Love this card; so pretty! My email is lovepaperetc@gmail.com. Thanks for having a giveaway!
T.L. Creations said…
Fabulous!! I love the background! Did you paint the scallop waves? What a wonderful idea!! Yes...another stupendous creation!! I love it!!
(themadscrapper at nc dot rr dot com)
D.Ann C said…
So sweet! Love how the stripes bring out the sails! dcomer1@gmail.com
Sue D said…
Very encouraging sentiment and perfect with the sailboat image.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com
Gaylynn said…
Donna, your sailing card is darling. Another awesome design of yours. Thanks for the opportunity. Have a great weekend.
Charlene said…
Great friendship card...love that cute little stamp and sentiment. Such wonderful bright colours that would cheer a friend up if needed.
Great card!!! Love the stamp and sentiment . . . it makes for a great friendship card. Thanks for sharing . . . and for the inspiration!!!

Mom2Two (Jenni) said…
Lovely card! Love me some unity stamps! Need to use them more often! Thanks for the inspiration!
Corrie said…
Great card, love the stamp and sentiment.
Lisa said…
I missed this one, too!! It's so beautiful!! I love the pretty colors and that fabulous sailboat!! Gorgeous, gorgeous card!! Have a great evening :)

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Donna K said…
Thank you for your sweet comment, Sue!