Saturday, December 22, 2012

"Owl Be Home For Christmas" Blog Hop

Good Morning!!!
 Welcome to the
 Owl Be Home For Christmas Blog Hop!! 
 We are so happy you are here! 
Please be sure to start at the beginning at Heather Lynn's  so you don't miss out on a thing!  
We have all made some super cute owl themed projects to share with you today! 
You will not only get some inspiration~ but you could win prizes, too! 
Heather Lynn is offering one hopper a really fun prize. 
You must FOLLOW and COMMENT at all of the stops to have a chance to win the Grand Prize! 
There will be lots of other candy offered along the way! Please take your time and visit all of the blogs! You have all weekend to do so. Please be sure to let us know at the last stop (at Pinque Peacock) that you followed the rules to be included in the random drawing for the Grand Prize!

Now lets get this hop moving... you should be coming from
if not head back to
Heather Lynn's

For my project I made a
Christmas kids love the remind us how many days are left till Christmas so I thought this would be a fun way for them to do so.Using a chalkboard/vinyl sticker from EAD Designs  ~which is no longer in business :( 
I added it to a plain back frame I had laying around the house

With chalk they can write the number and then erase with a cloth and change it from day to day...
For my banner I used My Creative Time's Build a Banner Kit Dies and the new Lowercase Fun Dies. They were all strung with my FAVORITE twine EVER~ Trendy Twine's Christmas Candy Cane

So by now you are probably waiting to see the adorable owl up close....isn't he just too cute!!!I used a file from the Silhouette Store for the owl~ Holiday Owl
and then added the santa hat from another file from the store
some xmas red stickles are there you have it!!
So what do you think??
Turned out pretty cute~right?
Well it's time to hop along to see what cuteness
has to share but before you go I have some
one lucky hopper will win their choice of 1 spool of twine from
In order to be entered to win my candy you must
~Be a follower of my blog
~stop over to the Trendy Twine FB page,"Like" it 
as well as 
say "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays"
make sure they know you are stopping in from my blog
Again in order to be entered into this giveaway you must do all of the above :)
I will pick and announce a winner on December 25th!

Thanks so much for hopping with us!!
Have a very Merry Christmas!!

Entering this into the following challenges:
 The Ribbon Carousel~ Holiday Spirit
Cupcake Inspiration~ Challenge 191 Red/White/Green Christmas
Simon Says Stamp and ShowGift-spiration
Decorate to Celebrate~ Christmas
Die Cutting Divas~ More Holiday Spirit
Celebrate the Occasion~ Christmas Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday~Anything Christmas
Simon Says Stamps~ Anything Christmas


  1. This is absolutely adorable my friend!! I love the countdown chalkboard!! I would have loved this when I was younger...heck, I'd love it now!! The owl is so sweet and what a cool banner!! Fabulous as always!! And thanks for linking up at DTC!! I stopped by Trendy Twine's FB page and told them you sent me!! I hope you have a very Merry Christmas with your family!! I'm happy to be hoping with you today :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  2. Oh, Jesssssiica~ This is so cute! Love this idea! That little owl is adorable and I love that banner you added, to! LOVE LOVE LOVE! :) Thanks so much for being in my hop again! I always love having you!! Merry Christmas to you and your family!


  3. So super that owl! Merry Christmas!! Lee-Ann :)

  4. Jessica, I can't hardly Stand It! I ((LOVE)) your Count down Board for Christmas! CUTE! CUTE! CUTE! This would be perfect for my little Grand Children. Thanks for Sharing this Adorable Project and I would Love to win your Giveaway! I'm already a follower of yours and I Like Trendy Twines FB Page. Merry Christmas!
    cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

  5. Cute, cute, CUTE! That owl is simply adorable. Love this project!

  6. Darling idea Jessica! Just loved it!

  7. What a cute lil count down to Christmas project!!!

  8. i haven't tried the chalk board idea but that's cool. Thanks for sharing.


  9. Cuteness X 10!!! Always love seeing what you come up with!! So happy to be hopping with you, hope you have a Merry Christmas!
    Paula Driver

  10. cute!!! I love the bright and crisp colors!! I MUST try to create one of these for my nieces and nephews next year. Happy Christmas from Eastern, NC!

  11. What a cute idea!! So happy to be hopping with you and Merry Christmas!!


  12. That owl is so adorable! I love your Christmas countdown idea. Merry Christmas!

  13. Your countdown board is so cute! What a great idea! Merry Christmas! Your friend, Sarah

  14. Wonderful projects and great prize pack! Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win! I am already a faithful follower!

  15. I may have to dust off my Sihouette, just for this owl he's so cute! Thanks for this idea!

  16. Adorable countdown!! I LOVE the owl!!

  17. That countdown calendar is just too cute! I love your owl and just think this is such a super unique project! New follower, fellow "hop" participant and a fan of Trendy Twine!
    Merry Christmas!

  18. Love your owly countdown! Great idea...

  19. How adorable!! I love the banner with the twine. Happy to be on the hop with you Jessica.

    Merry Christmas.


  20. how totally adorable...

    Merry Christmas to you and your family..

  21. What an awesome project this is, love the countdown chalkboard and the owl is just too cute !! The banner looks great too with the twine!

  22. I LOVE the chalk board effect. Great xmas frame. Already following your blog & already a Trendy Twine fb fan.
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  23. Seriously that is like the cutest Owl EVER. Love how he looks wonderful project my friend. Hope your enjoying your weekend.

  24. Awesome little project.... and something for the kids to do... Love it :))
    Already a follower and a fan to TT!!! Left them a omment, but FB is being silly... thanks so mucc :))
    Rhonda R

  25. That is such a cute idea. TFS.

    dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

  26. Love the countdown project!! awesome idea. TFS Janet Royer

  27. Jessica - this is awesome. What a wonderful creation. Love that cute owl. Been over to facebook and Trendy Twine! Thanks and have a Very Merry Christmas. Karon

  28. I love your project! Thanks for the chance to win!

  29. This is absolutely adorable! TFS!

  30. Dolcissimo il tuo gufetto bello il cappellino.....spero che anche l'Italia possa partecipare
    Ciao da Ale

  31. What an adorable project with that sweet little owl! hugs, Kimberly

  32. I love your count down calendar! I also love the twine!
    <3 Pam

  33. Gorgeous card dearest creative:)
    Thanks for This beautiful blog hop, I haven't Fb account:(

  34. What a cute idea! I love that little owl in her little Santa hat! I also am in love with your blog... I have a thing for chickens! Actually, hoping to get some real chickens this coming spring!
    I am a follower of your blog already.
    OK, off to the next step and then the next blog.
    Hugs and Happy Christmas,
    Beth P

  35. Hey Jessica, I just liked Trendy Twine on FB and wished them a Happy Holiday!
    Beth P

  36. Totally cute! What a fun project just in time for Christmas. Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones.

  37. CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)i am loving the owl :)

  38. Cute! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

  39. that's awesome. what a fun idea! :)

  40. What an amazing idea that owl just pops :) love it
    Have a very Merry Christmas hugs Nikki C

  41. Love your Owls and I am your newest flower. Thank you for the Hop!

  42. This is so cute. Love that sweet little owl. Can I win the twine ;)

    Lesley @ Trendy Twine

  43. This is such a clever idea! I'm sure your kids love it! I am a follower, went over to FB and liked Trendy Twine and wished them Happy HOlidays! :)

  44. This is so adorable
    Have a good night.

  45. Your "count-down calendar" is just toooo stinkin' cute. TFS! :-)

    Hopped by the FB Trendy Twine page and wished them Happy Holidays, as I'm doing to you, too!!

    I'm already a follower! ;-) Thanks for a chance to win your blog candy!

  46. Hi Jessica, OMGosh girl this is too cute! Your kiddos are gonna love changing the date each day. This is such a great idea and I love that little owl too! He is super cute :D Thank you so much for your sweet comments, they really mean a lot to me :D

  47. Yikes, that little chalkboard project is so darn cute. The owl is adorable and love the chalkboard vinyl sticker! I'm already a follower and Left my comment on the Trendy Twine FB page too!

  48. Jess, sweet Blend, there is so much to love with your project. Your kids have a super special momma! Love the chalkboard sticker and that owl is terrific! That Trendy Twine looks amazing with your adorable banner! Lots of Love tootsie!

  49. super cute!!Thanks for sharing with us at CTO.

  50. That is a cute way to do a countdown and simple. Great job. I stopped by trendy twine also, and I am a new follower.

  51. Very nice countdown project - love your trendy twine give away too - I did all things so I am good to go in the drawing! Have a great day and Merry Christmas too! Thanks for the hop!

  52. owls are so darn cute, this is amazing
    thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

    Happy holidays

  53. Love the idea of the count down project.
    Cindy Lou

  54. What a cute way to do a Christmas Countdown! That owl is the most adorable little guy with his Santa hat!

  55. Just love your frame! It is such a cute idea and I love the little guy with the santas hat!
    Im happy to be hopping with you!

    Merry Christmas!

  56. Adore your frame!!Adorable!!Stinkin Cute owl!!Funny santa hat!
    Merry Christmas

  57. Very cute card!! Love the owl and the banner! I'm a follower and I like and left a message at Trendy Twine FB!

  58. I absolutely love this! Great job. I am a new follower :) Merry Christmas

  59. Love this and why did'nt I think of this one or seen yours sooner.My grkids back home would've loved this.Oh I will be making this one for next year.Thanks for sharing and I am new hopper..Merry Christmas:)))

  60. Awesome Christmas count down. I love the owl used. I'm a follower and I left a comment for Trendy Tine!Q

    Happy to be on the hop with you. Merry Christmas & Have a Happy New Year to you and yours. AJ-

  61. Your countdown is super cute!! Love Love that little owl! I am already a follower and of course left a comment for Trendy twine!

  62. Owls are really in this year and your Christmas countdown is really cute! Love this idea! Thanks for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  63. LOVE your Owl countdown!!!!

    Merry Christmas!!!

  64. this is such a cute project and a great idea thanks so much for sharing! I'm a follower and i like trendy twine on facebook and told them Merry Christmas and that I came from your blog :) thanks for the chance to win

  65. Such an adorable countdown calendar! Love the banner, too! :) Thank you for playing along with our "Merry Christmas" challenge this week over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xox

  66. Darling countdown calendar!!!!!! Really cute :0)

  67. Awww this is adorable. I love the countdown days to Christmas idea!
    Merry Christmas to you and your family.
    I hope that Santa brings you lots of lovely crafting stash.
    Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    ABC Christmas Challenge,
    Lili’s Little Fairies,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    The Stamp Basket, and
    Stamp Fairy.

  68. Love your project!!!!New follower.

  69. What a darling project! Thanks for joining the fun at Cupcake Inspirations!

  70. What a awesome project!! I love it!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!