Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Magazine Special Thanks Blog Hop


I am honored to be joining 200+ paper crafters as we hop along to honor the dedication and remember the inspiration that Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Magazine thas provided to paper crafters around the world.

You should have arrived here from Kristie Larsen's blog.

If you haven't heard, Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Magazine is closing its doors :(  Paper Crafts Magazine holds a dear spot in my heart!  Between March of 2011 and January of 2013, I had 8 cards published.  I remember the first acceptence email I got from Susan Opel  Wow!  I never thought I'd see the day, then 7 more to follow was a dream come true.  How many of you did the happy dance when one of these came through..


I love Susan's upbeat attitude.  I remember replying to this email, "I puffy heart you too"!  What a fun group of ladies!!!!

When deciding what I'd make for our Special Thanks blog hop, I started flipping through the first magazine I was published in, "350 Cards & Gifts", thinking I'd CASE my card set.  Instead I was inspired by the card set on the opposite page by Agnieszka Malyszek.


Thank you Paper Crafts for my start in the industry.  I truly believe that being published was my first step in the door!!  Thank you for believing in me and my designs!

Good luck to you.  I hope great things for you all!

Time to hop along now, next up is Heather North...

Stamps:  Dandelion Dreams (Clearly Besotted) Hand Lettered Thanks (WPlus9)
Ink:  Wild Mango, Miami Spice, Ocean Drive, Mojito (Wplus9) Melon Mambo (SU) Tuxedo Black (SU)
Paper:  Oatmeal (WPlus9)
Accessories:  Stitched Tags (Pretty Pink Posh), Stitched Butterflies (Lil' Inker Designs)

14 comments:

Rachel Izakowicz said...

Gorgeous card! I still have my 1st email from Susan as well - a truly special moment!

~amy~ said...

Awesome post and I puffy heart love your card:)

Happy Dance said...

Lovely card, Maureen. And a lovely tribute to PC&S, too. Your post invoked my first (and only, lol) 'happy' mail from Susan. I'll miss the mag and encouraging words from the staff. Bev

chera said...

what an awesome card!!!!

Kristie Goulet said...

Love your card, Mo!!

Lisa said...

so PRETTY Maureen!

Shelly said...

This is beautiful! Love!

Kara said...

gorgeous Maureen!

Cupcakes, Cards and Kim said...

What a gorgeous card...I love those flowers.

Jill Norwood said...

Incredibly beautiful card!!! Love it! And loved your post and seeing the email! :)

Leigh Penner said...

Beautiful card!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

this is fabulous, love it

LauraJane:) said...

LOVELY!!

Happy Craftiness said...

I really love the sense of depth in this card, having such a sharp image in the forefront then fading the flowers works wonderfully, love the colour choices too, I am inspired (your I am not a robot verification is a real pain :o(...)

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