Wednesday, April 10, 2019

2nd Annual Cutest Video Hop Ever + Giveaways!


Hello and welcome to the 2nd Annual Cutest Video Hop Ever! I'm excited to be crafting with my son for this event and inspiring the next generation of crafters. So many of your favourite companies have generously donated over 30 prizes for this video hop and the full list of prizes can be found at the bottom of this post. All of the artists' YouTube links are below. Please remember that comments here on the blog, while greatly appreciated, are not eligible for the giveaways below. You must leave your comments on YouTube. The more you comment, the higher your chances of winning.




We had the pleasure of playing with the Simon Hurley create line from Ranger Ink and had a blast with these beautiful inks and adorable stamps! My card features the Space Training stamp set and all 12 of the Simon Hurley create inks.


I stamped and watercolored the boy, dog, cat and bear with archival ink and watercolored them with Simon Hurley create inks. After fussy cutting the images, I set them aside and heat embossed the sentiment and moon.


After watercoloring and masking the moon, I sponged the background with Simon Hurley create inks and a blending tool. To finish, I attached the elements to panel with glue dots and foam tape.


Damian used images from Trampoline Friends and a sentiment from Bestest Friends for his card. That's no surprise, since one of us was expected to use the squirrel, right? ;) If you're a sci-fi fan, you'll really love Damian's hilarious scene! It's quite clever and not something I would've thought of myself.


After Damian saw how hard it was for me to fussy cut my images from watercolour cardstock, he asked if there was a way to make his card completely flat so I helped him mask the three squirrels and bird. Then he stamped the tree and trampoline, which he transformed into a portal, sucking the squirrels right out of the tree. LOL!


I was really impressed with Damian's watercoloring on the trampoline with Simon Hurley create inks. The portal looks so three-dimensional and realistic! The contrast between the frantic bird and the smiling squirrels makes me laugh every time I look at this card.


SPONSORS + PRIZES

We're incredibly grateful to Ranger Ink and Simon Hurley for sending Simon Hurley create products to several of our designers, and also to Catherine Pooler Designs for sending her inks to several of our designers.



Thank you so much to all of the wonderful individuals and companies who have donated over 30 prizes for this fun event! The winners will be chosen randomly from all comments left on each of our videos. The more you comment, the better your chances of winning! Comments will close at 11:59 p.m. EST on April 17, 2019 and winners will be announced on my blog on April 24, 2019.

Ranger Ink, 2 Simon Hurley create goodie bags
Jennifer McGuire Ink, 3 Share Handmade Kindness goodie bags
Catherine Pooler Designs, 2 ink pads per video
Scrapbook.com, $75 gift certificate + ColorCase 2-pack*
Simon Says Stamp, $50 gift certificate
Avery Elle, $50 gift certificate

Studio Katia, Two $25 gift certificates

Winnie & Walter, $50 gift certificate
Pretty Pink Posh, $30 gift certificate
Ellen Hutson, $25 gift certificate
Hero Arts, $25 gift certificate
My Favorite Things, $25 gift certificate
Newton’s Nook Designs, $25 gift certificate
Paper Smooches, $25 gift certificate
The Stamp Market, $25 gift certificate
Waffle Flower, $25 gift certificate
*Instagram giveaway

Thanks so much for hopping with us!

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26 comments:

Jean said...

This is such a fun hop! Love the creativity! Can't wait to create more with my 2 year old granddaughter!

MadeByMeghanK said...

WHAT A GREAT IDEA! Headed to hop right now!

Gretchen Wilson said...

Awesomeness! This is such a fun hop, haven’t stamped with my grandsons for sometime as they are pass the age, but have twin granddaughters coming up to the rank soon, only 18 months right now. Can’t wait!

Heather M said...

Fabulous!! Love both cards! Love your portal idea! Such a fun idea!

donna mikasa said...

Yes, I knew that SQUIRRELS would make an appearance! Love the sideways trampoline--those critters are having way too much fun!

Isabelle said...

Your cards are really beautiful and funny ! I cannot wait to see all the creations of the blog hop....

cma21317 said...

This is my favorite HOP of all. The kids and Mom are so fantastic. The outtakes on a few were hilarious. Really Fantastic.

Unknown said...

Loved all the hop.... Can't wait to create with my 5 yr son... The best was from Simon hurley.... Inky fingers can be of any age.... All the best... Waiting for another hop..

bzyPTmom said...

What a fun hop! I love crafting with my kids, even though they are now adults. My daughter still crafts and when we get together, we craft together.

famillemarleau said...

Your cards are beautiful. I love hops. Johanne Lacombe

Gretchen Wilson said...

What a fun hop to include the kids, nothing like starting them early! Your card was so cute and loved watching you make it! TFS

Leslie said...

I love this hop! Thanks for all the fun and great inspiration! And tons of cuteness!

TracyM #6773 said...

What FUN :)
YOU make such a WONDERFUL creative pair, it's such a joy to listen to the LOVE in the video!
LOVE both cards and have to confess that Damian's trampoline vacuum scene is SUPER COOL and the names of the inks sound AWESOME!
THANK YOU for sharing and INSPIRING ... I'm STILL smiling :)

tneudorf said...

Thank you for sharing a wonderful card that you made with your son

Karenladd said...

My husband loves to feed the birds that hang out in our yard, but it's the squirrel that I always look for. He loves to hang upside down from a branch and sneak sunflower seeds out of the bird feeder, so we finally set out a little platform just for him. Your son's card has me in stitches and is so creative. Yay for the squirrels!

TracyM #6773 said...

I'm BACK ... I've finished hopping and just HAD to say THANK YOU for hosting this CUTE and WONDERFUL video hop, I thoroughly enjoyed every minute and I'm still SMILING :)

Karen Dunbrook said...

Thanks so much to all the wonderful sponsors, parents and their kiddos and especially to you for organizing all this. What a delight to see!!
xx Karen

berokke said...

Very creative! I love the idea of using the trampoline and making it into a tube! So clever!

CatSlater said...

What a fun Hop!! Had a great time watching all the YouTubes. The kids (& Simon's Mom) all did a fantastic job with their cards and instructions. Look forward to this again next year. Gonna try to find some time to go back and watch last year's videos!! Thank you.

Unknown said...

i want to thank you for this cute hop i learned alot now im hoping to win i lost all my scrapbooking supplies in a basement flood and now im stuck on bedrest recovering from bilateral pulmonary embolism

Denise Bryant said...

Great hop! Everyone did an amazing job on their cards! I enjoyed each video!

Szokol Anita said...

Such a fun hop, thanks for it! I love your cards.

Gab said...

That really was the cutest blog hop ever! I really loved seeing all the kids and mums (and so fun to see Simon with his mum too~) . His products look like so much fun!

Daria Z. said...

Oh my goodness...you two are hilarious!! I really enjoyed your video and your cards are fantastic.

Cindy C. said...

How fun is this!? I so enjoyed the hop, thank you for bringing this hop to us and thanks to all the wonderful sponsors!!

Andre M. said...

Thanks for having this wonderful hop, it's awesome when we can involve the young ones in our hobbies.