Saturday, January 7, 2012

Love Bugs Banner for Kids Hop

Welcome to the “Love Bugs Banners for Kids” Hop Day 2

Several talented crafty people have come together for a two day hop (Friday, January 6th and Saturday, January 7th) to showcase handmade banners that will be donated to the children at Pediatric Specialty Care. The hope of these banners is that they bring smiles to these children's faces and awareness of Pediatric Specialty Care to all those that hop along.

The “Love Bugs Banner for Kids” Hop has some awesome sponsors and prizes to give away to all those that hop along and leave comments. The more blogs you visit and leave comments at, the more chances you have of winning.
 Our Generous Sponsors are:
 Jellypark Digital Stamps will award 2 free digi-images to one winner.
 K Andrews Designs has donated a stamp set to one winner.
 Robyn's Fetish will donate FIVE digital images of the winner's choice as a prize!

If you are coming from Lisa's blog you are on the right path
If you want to start from the beginning head over to Ellen's Blog..
there are tons of adorable banners that are all being sent to brighten up a child's room and you will not want to miss any of them..
Plus there might be some blog candy along the way :)

Here is  my banner....

All of my adorable bugs are cut using files from My Scrap Chick~Blissful Bugs
All of my pieces were cut using SCAL sized to fit on coaster I picked up a long while back at my local scrap booking store.
Some additional supplies used include
Tim Holtz Distress ink in Fire Brick
Olive Green pigment ink
Peachy Keen Stamps~ Princess Faces
Chalk for the cheeks
White gel pen
Holly Berry Crinkle ribbon from 3 Girl Jam

Here are close~ups of each piece
The DP is all from my stash and I will reference the name if I can remember LOL!
This red polka dot paper is from Glitz Designs~ Love Nest Polka
The heart is cut from George and Basic Shapes
and the "L" is from the same
Not sure if you can tell but the coasters are all embossed with hearts using a Fiskars embossing plate
I also embossed the leaf~cut from Create a Critter using Divine Swirls

This Green Polka dot paper is from 25 Days of Christmas~Peace Love Joy

This Black and White Polka Dot paper is one of my favorites
My Minds Eye~Blackbird
Love this paper!!

And finally this polka dot paper is a download I won over at Get Funky
I printed it out on cream card stock

I really hope this brightens up a little kiddo's room!
I had so much fun designing it :)

Now onto to some Blog Candy!!!
I am such a HUGE fan of Julie's Crinkle ribbon over at 3 Girl Jam that I wanted to give one lucky commenter a pack of the
Holly Berry that I used with this banner.
It also comes with some Mistletoe Ribbon
Yes I know Christmas is over but the Holly Berry is PERFECT for Valentines Day
and the green Mistletoe....a GREAT springtime color!
Winter Bundle
All you have to do to be eligible for my candy is leave me a comment with a way to get in touch with you if you are the lucky winner!
I would love for you to be a follower but it is not required :)
I will draw a winner on Wed Jan 11th

Now hop along to the other Jessica's Blog
and see what awesome project she has to share with you!
Thanks for stopping by!

Here is the complete line-up in case you get lost
Happy Hopping!!



    1. LOVE your banner and so will the Ped's unit! What a great cause. The love bugs are way too cute. They are surey goign to put a smile on the children's faces.

      Carson's Creations
      coachfans at cox dot net

    2. LOVE your banner, Jess ... so much fun, and what a lot of work and love went into making all those cute buggies.

      THANK YOU again for participating in this Hop that means so much to me, and brings smiles to the faces of the special needs kids at Pediatric Specialty Care!

      Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

    3. OMG this is just too cute!I love it:)

    4. FANTASTIC job with your BEAUTIFUL banner Jessica!I TOTALLY LOVE it:)

    5. OMCuteness!!! Your banner is adorable!!

      So honored to be in this hop with you!

    6. Your banner is just adorable, I love those little cutie bug. Great job!


    7. Your banner is flipping AWESOME! Those cures are the cutest ever. I want to come to your house and just look at your paper stash cause it's always WONDERFUL! I so love your style on all your projects. So glad to be your friend :0)

      Be blessed, Beckie

    8. Anne Gedes!!!!! That's the name I was trying to think of a minute ago. Your banner looks like an awe inspiring Anne Gedes publication!

    9. Amazing, such detail and those adorable faces! Great job!

    10. I couldn't wait to see the rest of your banner after the FB sneak peek. Love your color combo and those little bugs are SOOOO CUTE!!!
      Great Banner Jessica!
      Jessica S

    11. OMG...this is too adorable...I really love the bugs you chose and the colors are gorgeous together. I am now a follower and hope you stop by my blog sometime. TFS

    12. Love the banner. What sweet faces the bugs have. Thanks for sharing your talent and for the chance to win. Already a follower.

      vwilson577 at

    13. This is just the cutest banner!!! I just love your little "love" bugs! Adorable :)Amy

    14. Amazing, just the cutest banner ever. Love it!

    15. What a cute, cute banner, now those are some little bugs I wouldn't mind flying in our yard.

      :) Lori m

    16. Your banner is super adorable, Jess! Those faces on the bugs--awesome. You did a great job and for such a wonderful cause. So nice of you!--Pat N.

    17. What a great cause, what a great hop and what an awesome banner . I just love what you did with the little bugs.
      DIANA L.

    18. Aww so cute Jessica - and this will bring many smiles to all the kiddies in that ward... Awesome banner for such a great cause!

    19. Your banner is just precious!! I love the bugs! The faces are so cute, you can't help smiling when you look at the banner. It will cheer someone up. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

    20. adorable banner - so detailed. the embossing on the coasters is great!
      new follower - you're almost at 600!
      craftycardgallery at gmail dot com

    21. so so so cute


    22. Oh My Goodness I just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your banner! What a truly amazing banner! The bugs look simply Divine!!!! TFS

      Linda xxx

    23. What a super cute banner. Love the embossed leaves and all the details. Great work!


    24. Fun banner, love that you used coasters!

    25. Very cute. I love all the details you used. Great job.

    26. this is so cute! these bugs remind me of anne geddes art. :) wonderful job!

    27. Each tile is filled with beautiful detail. Love the cuts. Already a follower. Email is on my profile.

    28. OMGoodness.....sry ladies but this one is my fave (so far, lol) I adore your bugs and of course the PK faces, this is soooooo adorable, I wish it was for me, think you could just whip up another one? LOL
      #602 your newest follower, hope you will have a chance to visit my blog too :) big bug hugs Cindy

    29. This is so SUPER cute! I love these little bugs!!

    30. Adorable bugs and geat idea of using coasters. It's gonna make some kids smile.

    31. super cute!! love all the details!! super cute bugs :>

    32. such a beautiful banner... Thank you so much for the Birthday wishes and hopping with us for my Birthday Blog hop.

    33. Your bugs are super adorable, cute little banner :)

    34. Sweet banner! Love the bugs!

    35. OMG! This is just too adorable! Nice work!

    36. This is so cute, what a wonderful idea to help make the children smile. I love it....
      Hugs dear Jessica

    37. OMG that is so cute.


    38. Super cute banner! I love all the PK faces and the embossing really makes it pop! Tfs and have a great day. :)

    39. Awww!!!! Such a precious banner, just to cute!

    40. Such a pretty banner! My son would love it.

    41. OMG...this banner is so SWEET!