Sunday, December 31, 2017

Seasons Givings Holiday Blog Hop 2018 - Year 6: Margie's 2017 FAVORITES

HAPPY NEW YEAR~!!
明けましておめでとうございます~!
This blog hop post is now CLOSED...
THANK YOU so much for visiting and leaving comment.

It's Year 6 of this amazing Seasons Givings Blog Hop 2018!! I am so thrilled and honored to be a part and BIG THANKS to YOU for following the creative journey on my blog! A HUGE THANK YOU to Latisha Yoast for hosting this FABULOUS event!!


I am sharing my favorite projects during 2017 (one from each season), I have linked the tutorials (Pin them on Pinterest & recreate them later). I will be sharing more tutorials in the new year so I hope you follow me :) Here we go! P.S. Giveaway Details will be at the end.

Winter 2017 - Uchi's Design: Hello Friend Animation Card Tutorial



Spring 2017 - Happy Birthday Card with Adhesive Dots Flower Centers



Summer 2017 - DAD ATC Card with Adhesive Sheets
For a tutorial, click DAD ATC Card with Adhesive Sheets



Fall 2017 - Dimensional Pumpkin Bags Tutorial
For a tutorial, click Dimensional Pumpkin Bags Tutorial



Giveaway Details!

As a way to thank you all for always visiting my blog, I have TWO fun assortments to give away (some are gently used and some are new).

To enter:
  • Follow my Blog OR
  • Follow my Instagram Account, CLICK: ILscraps
  • Comment on this blog post which art or prize you like and how you are following my blog OR your Instagram handle name (to verify).
Contest ends on Sun, 1/7/18 at 11:59pm CST. Winner will be announced on Tue, 1/9/18. International entries are welcome!

Prize Pack 1


Prize Pack 2




Your next stop is: Laurel Beard

Visit Season’s Givings Blog Hop Participants:

Margie Higuchi (YOU ARE HERE!)

147 comments:

Karenladd said...

Thanks for your generous giveaway! I would love either prize and my favorite project is the Dad ATC! I follow your blog and also on IG as karenladd510.

Jeanine Fulton said...

Love your technique and I follow you on BlogLovin'

Some Lucky Dog said...

Number 1 is my favorite and I'm following on Instagram as cindyjbrooks. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway and Happy New Year!

Lily said...

Happy New Year! 🎉 Such a generous blog hop, thank you! Gorgeous start of this crafty year! 💖 (contact : ficsergo at gmail dot com) I am following you now and on instagram also (account: cicasi) Nice to "meet" you!
Pack 2 is my dream! :)

Karthikha said...

Wow!! That’s a great way to share kindness!! Thank you so much everyone for coming together! :) Happy New Year :)
I'm following your blog as well as Instagram.. My IG account is Karthikha.Balasubramanian.. and I would choose prize 2 :)

JennyH said...

Happy New Year ! ! !
Thanks for the chance to win, prize pack 2 being my preference.
I am following you via the google followers thingy : )

Lady Joyful said...

Gorgeous creations! I really love the pink birthday card. Both prize packs look amazing and it's a tough choice but I think I would prefer prize pack 2 :) I'm following your blog by email and I'm also following you on Instagram. (My instagram is thejoyfulsoulcreates) Thanks for the chance to win, and Happy New Year :)

Isabel Z said...

Happy New Year! Thank you for inspiring me to create throughout 2017 and here's to more fun in 2018. This year I hope to find more time to create and my resolution is to create at least 10 cards a month and if I win, I would love prize pack one.

I follow you on Instragram; I'm issymomof3

vinita jain said...

Wishing you a very Happy New Year 2018!
I am already a follower! Love your crafting style! Thanks for the chance to win this generous giveaway!

Lorraine Turner said...

Margie, I love your chosen projects for each season.

I will be following you on Instagram my Instagram handle name is Poohbear260270.

I would like to win Prize pack 2 particularly because it has an owl in it. It was what drew me to instantly.

You have been very generous in your 'Give-Aways' Margie.

I wish you best wishes and good health for 2018.

:O)

Debra Rumpza said...

Happy New Year! I like prize pack one and my IG name is DebRumpza!

T-dizzle said...

I would love either prize :) I subscribe to your blog via email :) Happy 2018!

Mary Holshouser said...

I love the pink card. Pink is not my
favorite color but this one is so
pretty. The interactive card is great.
Mine didn't turn out too well. Need
more practice. If I win I would love
the first package.
thanks for sharing.
txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com
Happy New Year

cghundley said...

Wonderful creations!
I love the pumpkin
bags, too cute. I
follow your blog
and Instagram.
#carlahundley.
Happy New Year.
Carla from Utah

Nathalie Paquette said...

Wonderful creations and projects. Thanks for the chance to win.😊

Debbie Hutchinson said...

I love your pink Happy Birthday card! Prize Pack 1 caught my eye immediately because of the butterfly stamps - I sort of have a "thing" for butterflies! I've just signed up to receive your blog posts by email. Thank you for the opportunity to win one of your prize packages.

Judy h said...

Very pretty projects. Thanks for sharing. I love the first prize. On Instagram, I'm jy70393.

malwinku malwinkowo said...

Amazing:)! Happy New Year:)!

Tammy Nyenhuis said...

Wow what great inspiration! I am now following your blog and also on Instagram as tammynyenhuis.

Avra Williams said...

Following on IG - @avrawill

Kelly S. said...

Love your mix of projects from cute to beautiful to a cherished sentimental card! Either prize package looks fab and so generous, thanks so much for the chance to win!

Colette Cempura said...

Thank you! I follow you on Instagram and my user name is my name. Thanks for the opportunity to win a great prize! Either prize would be wonderful!

Dana M said...

Amazing projects for 2017, I especially like the Dad card! I am following you on Instagram (danamarsolek) and your blog.

Tracie said...

Great projects. Thanks for the chance to win.

Heather said...

What a fabulous collection of cards/projects! I LOVE those adorable pumpkin bags!! I was already a follower of the blog through the blue follow button on the right side bar, but now I also signed up to follow you through e-mail. Thanks for the chance to win.

Aimee Phillips said...

I am following your blog and on Instagram too : paulsharleybabe

Great inspiration!

Cynthia Cole said...

I already follow your blog and like prize pack #1. Such a generous prize to offer someone.

Margaret said...

I follow your blog and love your project for Dad. Either prize pack would be great to win, thank you for participating!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Happy New Year!!! I love prize 1 pack. I am following your blog and now instagram (hollyflores or hollyfloresrn - I really do not know how to use intagram, lol, but I do have an account). I wish you happiness and creativity this year.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

I love your ATC of your Dad. How very special!
I am following your Instagram (beccay217). And I
love prize pack 2 as I spy a beautiful owl! I am a
birdie lover. :-) Happy New Year!

Christine said...

What a treat to find your blog. I am following by email and like prize #1.

RondaKay71 said...

Happy New Year! I love Prize Pack 1 and follow you on instagram, I am @mybucketof. Thanks for the chance to win, Happy New Year!

Nicole B said...

I am new to your blog and just signed up to follow via email. I'm looking forward to learning more about your work! I already have a pile of barely-used supplies I need to dig into, so please pass the prizes onto someone else if I'm selected as a winner.

Michele K. Henderson said...

I love your cute creations and have just started following your blog today! Have a wonderful 2018 and I am looking forward to seeing more great inspiration!
Take Care!
Michele K. Henderson
crimsonowl@charter.net

Dee Earnshaw said...

sweet cards - thanks for sharing them:)

Janet S said...

Happy New Year! I follow by blog and by Instagram. My instagram handle is "moosisk". I would love to win either prize pack since there are items in each that I love and don't have. Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win. :D

K . Shuster said...

I follow your blog because I don't know the first thing about Instagram! LOL! I would like to wish you & your family a very Happy 2018! Prize pack #2, if I am lucky enough to win.

erika said...

Thank you for all of the inspiration and Happy New Year! (following on instagram erikazacchello)

Bunny Vance said...

Happy New Year Margie! Always love your inspiration on your blog and instagram! Your prize packs are great and I see some AJVD in there too! YAY!!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I'm following by email and I must say you do wonderful work. I love your projects. Thanks for a chance to win a prize and both packages are great but I really like Prize #2 best. Happy New Year to you.

2Scrap2Day 2morrow said...

Follow you on Instagram with my name Darcy Shelstad. Love your Dad card and pumpkin bags. Thanks for sharing with us and this blog hop hosting and introducing us to people we may have followed or seeing for the first time. Happy New YEAR!

Susan said...

I am following you on blogger. I would prefer prize pack 1. Thanks for the chance to win. Happy New Year!
susanscraps@comcast.net

Roy and Debbi said...

I’m following you on Instagram, djskoehler. I looked at one of your tutorials and was impressed by how well they’re written! Thank you for sharing! I would get a lot I’d use out of prize package #1.

Grams716 said...

I have requested to follow you via email and looking forward to more of your amazing creations. Thank you!

Judy in Indiana said...

I love Pack 1 but would love either of them. I use butterflies quite a bit in my work and both packs have my favorite adhesive in them. I am glad I found your blog, I love your work.

Scrap-A-Doodle Designs said...

Following on Instagram
my handle is scrapadoodledesigns
prize pack #1

Debra Fulton said...

I like prize #1 better but both are very generous of you. I'm following your blog by email and Blogger.

Shawninaz said...

Prize pack one and following on Instagram Sew7752.
Beautiful work!

Jean Arizona said...

Love your work. Thanks for sharing and for the opportunity to win your prize. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018

Kim Faucher said...

Love your work. Following on Instagram. I am kimosabescraps there.
I love your prize pack number 1

JPScraps said...

I’m following on instagram-jpscraps. Both prizes are amazing. Happy New Year!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Thank you for sharing your wonderful projects. I am now following you on Instagram via Teresa6857. Looking forward to seeing more of your work. Prize pack 1 caught my eye by anything is fun. Happy New Year

Nana said...

Nice cards

amee said...

Prize pack 2 is my fav. I'm following blog.

Karen Sanville said...

Thank you for the chance to win one of your great prizes. I'm following your blog and instagram ywesbc/ Karen Sanville

lritchie said...

Happy New Year Margie, great projects and some great inspiration. Thanks for sharing with us all year long. Thanks for the chance to win a goodie bag, I'd like #1 if I was lucky enough to win. here's to a great 2018!

Christi Conley said...

I love your art - it is so inspiring!! I am a follower already :)

Amy Martin said...

Amazing cards. I now follow you on instagram amym8546. I love doing mixed media the most. Your prizes are wonderful. Thank you for offering them. I love them both. Butterflies and owls oh my!!! Happy New year !!

Gretchen Wilson said...

Love your cards! Following you lots!💜🤗

Annette Gordon said...

Your cards are absolutely gorgeous! Thank you so much for the time to blog all your amazing creations. The prize packages are very generous and full of stunning supplies. especially #1. Have a Happy New year. My IG is northnet7

Lisa said...

Great fun projects! Love them all! Thanks for the inspiration and happy new year! following you in both places...my Instagram name is bzscrapper! Love both prize sets! Although Owls are my favorite...lol....

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Happy New year, thanks for sharing and inspiring!

Debbie said...

I am a new follower to your blog and would be interested in Prize #1. Thank you for your generosity.

Denise Bryant said...

Fabulous projects! Love that cute Uchi's card! Either prize looks great, but if we need to pick a favorite I would choose #1! Already a blog follower here through Blogger!

Retired Librarian said...

Love your projects. I follow you as dianedurbin8277. I'd love to have either pack. Can't really pick a favorite from the pictures.

Beverly S. said...

I wish you a happy and crafty fun 2018!!! I follow you on Instagram (bevscreativepath). I especially like your prize package one since I like to collect butterfly stamp images. Happy New Year!

Shilpa Shah said...

Happy 2018! I follow you on Instagram (lettersbyshilpa) I love the prize pack 2. It looks great! Thank you!

Viki Banaszak said...

Wow! What great prizes! I love your cards, especially the one of your dad. So sweet.

Viki Banaszak said...

Oops! I forgot to say I am following you on instagram- viki_banaszak

SHartl said...

I follow you on Bloglovin' and on IG as shartl83, and I always love your sweet projects. Either prize pack would be heavenly to win and I thank you for the chance to start 2018 with a craft prize!!

Lynne in NI said...

Fab cards, I especially love your Dad card!
Great giveaway, I'd love to win #2 - I've had my eye on those little mouse stamps for ages!
(Following your blog)

Celeste Goff said...

Happy new year Margie! I love the retrospective of your work. My fave was the card you made of your dad...his smile is beautiful!

Teresa Doyle said...

Hi Margie, great projects for sure. Love Ughi Designs they are so cute.
I follow you on IG @handmadebyteresa
Either prize pack would be wonderful as I don't see anything in either of them that I have. Thanks for the opportunity to win one.
Happy 2018 to you and your family.

ellyscard creatief said...

I love prize 1, and I follow your blog by googlefriends.

Oliev said...
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Oliev said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
Those pumpkin bags are so sweet:-) I follow you on IG (@pampoliev) and your blog via email.

Jeanne Beam said...

Love your cards and other projects. I am following you on Instagram, Shears517. Thanks for a chance to win and Wishing you a Happy New Year.

Anonymous said...

great ideas wonderful prizes- I will be following your blog! Happy 2018 thanks for a chance to win
Alyse D

Foodista88 said...

I am a blog follower (foodista88). I love your cards! I also noticed the Japanese characters... got me excited because we are going to Japan in a few months!!! Any tips for me? Places to go? Food to eat? We will be in Shinjuku. ;-) I love Japanese culture, and this trip is a dream come true for me!

Happy New Year!!!

Iris said...

Love your projects. I follow you with email. I like prize pack 2.
Thanks for a chance to win.
isoscia at aol dot com

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

I always love seeing your work!! Love following you here on your blog!

Tammy Paul said...

fabulous, thanks for sharing. Your cards are an inspiration.
happy new year

Luci Manos said...

Happy New Year! Thank you for the opportunity!

Tracy said...

Happy New Year, l love the projects you shared! Thanks for being part of this fun and amazing blog hop!

Sue LD said...

Love the pretty birthday card and the cute pumpkin bags. Great prizes too. I follow you on IG as waterlily57
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Michelle H said...

Lovely designs. Happy new year and much success.

Andrea Hastilow said...

Great designs on your work, loving the dad layout, wow & your pumpkin bags are devine, might have a go at the come autumn here for guy folks night, bonfire night, love them.
I have just signed up to your blog, I don't have Instagram sorry.x

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

I really like your pink ATC card. I’d like either of the prize packs. (I don’t know if I understand correctly what you asked to entry the giveaway ??) I subscribed to your blog with the address (margessw@icloud.com) and to your Instagram account with this handle (@margessw). Thank you so much for your generosity and I’m wishing you a very happy and healthy new year !
[margessw (at) icloud (dot) com]

Sabrina said...

Such darling cards and projects!! I follow your blog. my email is bre36@hotmail.com. I also follow your instagram sabrinaradican. I like both prize packages so it doesn't matter to me if I win which one I receive.

Neva Cole said...

Happy 2018! I've been a blog follower for a while, two years or so. Just followed you on instagram, snippetscrafter is my handle. I would prefer Prize Pack 2, thanks so much!

CarlavdM said...

Happy New Year to you too.
You made some lovely cards and those Pumpkin bags are realy cute, will have a look at your tutorial later on.
This is my 1st visit to your blog and I just signed up up for your newsletter and blogupdates.
Both prizes are great and I also do not mind which one to receive...you chose.

Beverly Perdue said...

Happy New Year! I followed you on Instagram. My user name is BeverlyPerdue8545. Love your Dad card. I always struggle with masculine cards. Thanks for the inspiration and for a chance to win. Hope you have a blessed new year.

Rannah Romps said...

I always love butterflies and flowers together~ Thank You for a chance to win and I'm following you by email.

BobbisTreasure said...

Love the layered pumpkins! Thanks for the chance to win.

Carolyn Pokorney said...

Love tour cards! Would be so excited to get picked for either of these prizes Thank you!

carriep said...

Both look amazing! Thanks for sharing

JEWELZB said...

I am a newbie at stamping and card making but I am now following your blog as well as Instagram. Because I'm just starting out, I don't have much so as for the prize packs, I would LOVE either!
Thank You for your generosity & participating in the Blog Hop! May you have a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2018.

Heidi Rees said...

I follow on Instagram! My username is WYiCreate!

~amy~ said...

Margie!
Happy New Year!
What wonderful favs you've picked...love them, especially the pumpkin one!
I'd love to be thrown in for prize 1.
Can't wait to chat with you in Arizona!

Arianna Barbara said...

Happy New Year! Beautiful projects!!!
I'm following your blog through Google Followers. I would choose prize 1. Thanks for this chance to win!

Fe Orot Mejia said...

Wow your creations are awesome. Happy 2018

Rachel Tolbert said...

Hello and happy new year!
Thank you for your inspiration! Either prize looks wonderful. I followed your IG-RMahoneyt.
Here’s to being crafty in 2018!

craftygal1 said...

I like the first prize package and this is the first time I have seen your beautiful work. I am glad I found you on this blog hop.

Show Us The World said...

I am following you on instagram as showustheworld. I love prize package number one. Now off to look at the rest of your blog and figure out how to subscribe here too. Thank you!

Ava Gavloski said...

prize pk 2 caught my eye
following proudly
https://www.instagram.com/avagavloski/

Nandini said...

Love your projects especially the cute pumpkin bags. I am following your blog through email (crownfocus@gmail.com) and Instagram (#crownfocus)

Anne Slattery said...

Happy New Year Margie. Thanks for the opportunity of a chance to win your generous give away.

beachgirl0323 said...

Happy New Year, I really like the Pumpkin Card you made. I would prefer pack 1. I follow via instagram and blog/ email.

Terri Fain said...

I am following you on instagram...tfain98 Thank you so much for the opportunity to win such a fabulous gift...I would be happy with either one.

kathymcc said...

I have 2 craft goals for 2018: try some new background techniques I learned watching YOUTUBE videos and reorganizing some of my crafty supplies using tips I learned from Jennifer McGuire’s end of the year video on Organization!!

Rachel Vass said...

Your cards are beautiful, looking forward to seeing what you create in 2018. Thank you so much for the opportunity to win your generous giveaway, I would be over the moon with anything. I am following you on Instagram.
Rachel Vass
rachelvass1982@gmail.com

E F said...

What cute cards. Thanks for the giveaway.

Dorothy S said...

Thanks for the inspiration and giveaway. Either prize packet would be great - maybe a slight edge to the first.
I just subscribed by e-mail as I am not involved in other groups, exept Facebook.

Joanette Daniels said...

If I won I would be happy with either prize. I follow you on Instagram under joanettedaniels thank you

Shannon DeWitt said...

Cute cards! Thanks for a chance to win! Happy New Year!

Super Stick Chick said...

Fabulous cards! I've been following your blog for over a year and now I'm following you on instagram (super_stick_chick). Happy 2018!

Anonymous said...

Hi Margie!Happy New Year! I hope to use new product that has been sitting in my craft room for quite a while! LOL.
I love the collage of your Dad. I like prize pack 1... Thanks, Paulette Still
Craftqueen417 at yahoo dot com
Https://paulettesprettypapercrafts.wordpress.com
Since google won’t let me delete the blogger profile for my blog imported to WordPress in 2012.

Michele Smith said...

Hello Margie! Your cards so so pretty and I especially love the one with the photo! The paper coordination on the little punkins is so pretty and something I definitely need help with!!! New follower on Instagram (michele_smith2016) and Pinterest - Can't wait to see what you create in 2018!! Thanks for all you do to keep us inspired and thank you for offering such wonderful candy!! I would be honored to win either but I really love the USA die and AJV stamps! I hope the new year is extra sweet to you. ((hugs))

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

I like pkg 1 and I am following you on instagram. Thank you so much for a chance to win!

Embley Veronica said...

I followed you on Instagram because I looooove Instagram. My instagram i.d. is Scrappyrat. Both prize packs are amazing, but the second is my favorite because of the mouse stamps. I have a pet mouse and she rules! :)

Angela Walters said...

I follow you on Instagram. My user name is kebord2. Happy new year an$ thank you FoR the opportunity to win one of youR prize packages!

Pamela said...

Following you on Pinterest! I think on something else too but not sure what.
LOL, technology is a pain as you age. I liked prize package #1, I'm a patsy for butterflies.

phlower said...

I like package 1, please. I am following on Instagram as phlower51. Thanks for participating in this fun blog hop!

christi said...

follower, I like pp1 but both are very nice. happy 2018!

Keiren Dunfee said...

Just started following you on IG! Love both of the prize packs! Thanks

Karen Letchworth said...

Fun and fabulous, Margie. Thanks for sharing your talents and for taking part in this amazing event.
Blessings,
Karen Letchworth

Jenny said...

I’m a new follower of yours on instagram and blogger. Either prize would be great! Happy New Year xxx

Clara said...

Prize pack 1 is my favorite, but would welcome either of them! I just started following you on Instagram. My Instagram account is Clarakcarddesigns. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

Stacey Kowbel said...

Fantastic projects highlighted! I am a follower of your blog via email (skowbel(at)shaw(dot)ca). Both prizes are fantastic, so would happy to win any of them.

Mandi Holmes said...

I am a follower on the blog and IG. I love the butterfly stamp in pk. 1.

Kathleen said...

I think I'd prefer #2. Thanks for the opportunity. Looking forward to seeing your creations in 2018.

Annalisa Young said...

I'm really enjoying this bloghop for all the new people I'm finding to follow! I'm following you on instagram now (@annalisaarts). Thanks for being so generous and sharing with us! I'm sure I would love either pack, but I don't have a die cutting machine, so if I had to pick, I would pick the one with fewer things that depend on having a machine. I hope you have a lovely new year!

D.Ann C said...

Aren't those Uchi animations fun?!! Love yours! You've got a great selection of your projects up here!
I already follow your blog with the other 239. : )
I'd be delighted to win either of your fab prize packages! But if I HAVE to pick, I'll say 1.

Lorie Brunner said...

I wouldn't mind either prize, they look awesome. I'm following on Instagram.

Serendipidade de Papel said...

Love your cards. Happy new craft year!

Helen Gullett said...

They all are fabulous projects. Love your creativity on each of them.
I'd love to win the Prize 1, please :) and I am following your blog by email and on Google Follower.
Thank you so much for the chance to win!
HAPPY NEW YEAR

Jean said...

Wishing you a happy and creative new year! Thank you for the inspiration and chance to win!

Beth Duff said...

Thank you so much for the opportunity! I love prize pack 1 and followed you on insta from allboutthatmomlife

Patt H. said...

What great prizes! This hop is amazing with all the wonderful inspiration. I love your darling pumpkin bags especially. I am following you via email & Prize 1 is my fave but they are equally awesome! Thanks for the chance to win!

Dana Norris said...

You have wonderful prizes but how can I choose?!! I'll go with #1. I am following your blog and following you on Instagram. My handle there is norrisdana. I love your art! Thank you for a great giveaway!

Jean Maxwell said...

Thanks for sharing the beautiful cards. Best wishes for the new year.

duncan620 said...

I,m so glad that I was introduced to your blog through this blog hop. Love your style. I joined your blo$ and email. I like both prizes, but prize 1 is my favorite. Happy New Year.

E Michaels said...

Thank you for sharing! thank you for your inspiration! I do appreciate the opportunity to enter your blog post giveaway. God bless you... Diana O emichaels12@hotmail.com

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Happy New Year! I am a instagram follower... would love prize pack #1... Thank you for the chance to win. Love your Dad tag...love all the details and dimension on it!

sammi said...

Gorgeous projects from 2017. I can certainly see why you selected each of them as a favorite. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us throughout 2017 and hope to see lots more of your projects in 2018. I'm a long time follower of your blog and am now following on instagram as @lunalayercakemall. I love both prize packs and woudlbe happy with either but my first choice is prize package #1.

Sammibug aka Samantha Jackson-Houp aka Sammi

Johanna (JP) said...

Hi, I like prize pack 1, but I'd love to win either! I follow on Instagram my name is scrpbkr72

F. Andre said...

You've shared some lovely projects. Thanks for this generous giveaway. I'm a subscriber to your blog and I have no preference for the prize packages.