Thursday, September 8, 2011


Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall
all you got to do is call
and I'll be there, yes I will
You've got a friend

Welcome to the Fresh Brewed Designs

If you are just getting here, from
then you are on the right track.
I'm lucky enough to be the very first stop on our hop!

Thank you for sharing part of your day with us today!
Did you get the hint we left at the top of this post?
These song lyrics tell it all!

It is that time of year again where we spend lots of time with our family and friends. We chat more, cook more, laugh, make special holiday memories, and us crafters have so many amazing holidays to create for!

This hop has something for every one of these things listed. We are celebrating holidays, friendships, and so much more!

I chose to share the very special and unique
Knit and Purl Girl stamp with you today!

Here she is featured on a Christmas card!
I used SU cardstock and old dotted Christmas dp
The green ribbon is SU Pear Pizzaz
The pearls are Stampin Up
The sentiment is from SU Fireside Christmas stamp set
The embellisments are from Wild Orchid Crafts
The red and green tree dp is from atd Super Paper Pad All Seasons
I'm entering this card into the following challenges
Papertake Weekly   Anything Goes
My Mums Craft Shop Challenges   Layer It Up
Sweet Stampin' Challenge  Anything But A Birthday Card
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge  The Sky's The Limit

And here I have Knit and Purl Girl featured on a
card for that special friend or family member who loves to knit!
The cardstock is SU
The dp is K&Company Watercolor Bouquet
The pearls and green ribbon are from SU
The paper roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts
I used my scalloped and large oval punches from SU
I used my Marianne die to make the leaves
You can't see the lace that well, but it's from my stash.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges
Papertake Weekly  Anything Goes
My Mums Craft Shop Challenges   Layer It Up
Fab'N' Funky  Its So Funny
Corrosive Challenge Blog  Funny or Punny
Sweet Stampin' Challenge   Anything But A Birthday Card

All of the stamps at Fresh Brewed Designs are created using deeply etched red rubber mounted on an 1/8" cling foam cushion meaning you get a clear impression every time you stamp. Each stamp is produced and packaged in the USA.
By hopping IN FULL today one lucky winner will receive this

AWESOME prize package. If you share this hop on your blog and link it back to us, you will get your name in the hat one extra time :)

OK, so now that we have you drooling, it is time to send you on to the next hop stop. We know you are excited to continue your journey by hopping over to the
very lovely and talented
Stacy's blog
 and see what awesome project she has to share with you,
but before you do, please read this little extra bit of news below..

We want to share some more hoppy news with you before you continue on. Fresh Brewed Designs is having ANOTHER blog hop this month. This hop will be to support and raise Breast Cancer Awareness. We will have new digis, a new rubber stamp SET and MUCH more planned for this day, so please grab the badge and spread the word.

Thank You for hopping with Fresh Brewed Designs!

All of the stamps you see today can be purchased in the

Blog Hop Order


  1. Both cards are just GORGEGOUS!! The image beautiful! TFS!

  2. Oh wow your cards are absolutley beautiful.

  3. Wow!! I love how you have colored this immie up!! Both color families are great and I love how you made it for a holiday theme!!

  4. Sheryl
    These are absolutely amazing!!! I LOVE the Christmas one!!! how beautiful and fun is that?!?! and your second card is soooo beautiful and soft and frilly. Your sentiments ALWAYS ROCK!

    Sooo happy to start the hop here with your lovely blog. MANY HUGS And SMILES

    Heather D.

  5. these are beautiful Sheryl! lovely design on both!

  6. beautiful cards girl! just love them lovely! and the stamp is adorable too...hugs!

  7. awesome these new stamps...

  8. beautiful beautiful cards, Sheryl! and ohmygosh- you are a creative genius making that a christmas card! i never would have thought that looking at the stamp alone and it's amazing and perfect! her pearl necklace is gorgeous!

  9. Both of your cards are GORGEOUS!!! I love that you used this fab image for a Christmas card...that sentiment is PERFECT!!!! Hope you don't mind if I "lift" it for a few cards on my Christmas list:)


  10. I am a knitter so I love the stamp. This is the first stamp I've found that has something to do with knitting. Yea!! Love the way you used them. Thanks for sharing.

    jacqy at

  11. Love Love both cards!! My favorite is the Christmas one! Love all the DP too! Super cute image!

  12. Wow what beautiful cards! For some reason the pink one is my fave, probably because of the green. Love those two colors together.

  13. What a fab & fun image! And both of your cards showcase it so nicely. TFS! What a great start to the hop!

  14. Both cards are great! Love the Christmas one the best. How funny that FBD first got me hooked on digis and now I'm going to have to shift back to rubbah! lol Love that prize package.

  15. So lovely! I totally love your two cards w/ the Knit & Purl stamp! Beautiful!

  16. These are both so pretty and really showcase how versatile the stamps in this release are.
    I really love the Christmas one!

    :) Gale

  17. Wow, both of these cards are great. TFS.

  18. I love both of your cards but that pink and green just says, WOW!

  19. Sheryl these two beauties are just super! I love your two different takes on the same image! So creative and unique - beautiful work! You've made this first stop on the hop an enjoyable one! x0x0

  20. Hi Sheryl. Wow, these two cards are absolutely beautiful!!! Love that you created one as a Christmas card!! Your pink and green one is gorgeous, love the flowers!!!! What a way to start the hop off with a bang!!


  21. Awww how sweet these are, love your Christmas one especially, the colours are gorgeous, love it. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week and good luck xxx

  22. lovely those DP's too!!

    Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week.


  23. Beautiful cards, thanks for sharing with us at MMCS, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

  24. Lovely card Hun! Thank you for joining us this week at Sweet stampin!
    Hugs Kobie

  25. 2 fabulous cards and both gorgeous

    Thank you for joining us at MMCS


  26. Awesome Cards--love the image and the colors are great!

  27. Great card, thanks for entering it at Sweet Stampin, hugs Zoe x

  28. Lovely cards! I posted about the hop on my sidebar with a pic of this candy! Thanks for a chance to win!

  29. Fabulous cards! I need to get some Christmas cards done! Thanks for the motivation!

  30. A really great card with lots of wonderful detalis. Love the lace!

    Thanks for joining our "The Sky Is The Limit" challenge at Stamptacular Sunday :)
    Hugs, Nina.

  31. Love them both. Great job. Thanks for joining us this week atfab n funky. Good luck.

  32. Great way to use the same image for two different type of cards! Thank you for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope to see you again next week :)

  33. Very pretty cards. Thanks for playing with us at MMCS this week! Hugs!

  34. Beautiful cards! Thanks very much for playing along in our Funny or Punny challenge at Corrosive this fortnight :D