Monday, July 28, 2014

Time for a Blog Hop and Challenge

Welcome to Exploring Cricut and More. We are having a Christmas in July Blog Hop and a Challenge.  We hope you will visit each of the blogs this week and check out what our talented design team has created for you!  You will want to check them out because I hear that some of them will be offering blog candy and we know that we all love free stuff!  Ok, the challenge is to created a card, layout, or any craft project using a die cut machine of your choice and any images.  Simple and this has to be Christmas related.  You have all week.  We have a few rules which are on the side bar and to qualify for the prizes, you must be a follower of our blog and make sure that we have an email to contact you.  Sorry, only in the US can win the prizes because of the shipping. Link your project by Saturday, August 2 10 pm eastern time.  Don't do challenges, well we have a prize just for you too! Be sure to read on. We want to see what you make!!!!

The winner #1 picked by from the challenge entries will win this Winter Collection Gingerbread Cricut cartridge .
The winner #2 picked by from the challenge entries will win this set of CTMH stamps.
The winner #3 picked by from the challenge entries will win this set of Love is in the Air cuttlebug folders.
The winner for this set of CTMH stamps will be picked from the comments left on this main post all week and will also be picked by  We have something for everyone!  Now it is time to start the hop and you will start at Annette's and when you have left my blog, Diane, come back and leave us a comment on how you liked what you saw!!! If you get lost along the way, come back to the list.





Rae Ann


Michelle N





Michelle S



  1. Great projects DT sisters! Fun hop and I enjoyed everyone :)

  2. What a great hop. The projects are super. We have a great team. Thanks, Diane for all you do to coordinate.

  3. Awesome hop!! And awesome projects DT Sisters!!! I so love every one of them!!! :)

  4. Thanks for showing off all of your fabulous projects! You've inspired me to start planning my Christmas cards now. What a talented group you are!

  5. Thank you for all the beautiful projects! I really need to start working on my holiday cards.

  6. So excited about my 1st blog hop! Hope everyone else is having as much fun as I am! Good luck to all of our followers!

  7. I'm with Christi; this has been so fun! What a great first blog hop! Thanks for all the kind words, DT family!

  8. I love blog hops & blog candy! I'm going to try to whip something up for the challenge. I haven't entered a challenge in a LONG time so it's time to get my mojo out & start again!

  9. As always thanks for this fun hop and all the inspiration!
    Have a wonderful day!

    1. forgot to say LOVEEEEEEE all the projects shared, thank you for all you do and share!


We appreciate your comments, thank you so much! Please include your email so if you win our challenge it will be easy to get in touch with you and we might ask you to be a guest designer for us too!!!