Monday, December 31, 2012

New Years Resolutions!

Hi Everyone!

It's that time again! Time for those New Years Resolutions! These are my crafty Resolutions! For my personal ones you can check out my family blog by clicking HERE.

1. Have at least 3 posts a week
2. Make 3 Christmas cards a week
3. Upload at least 2 YouTube Videos a month
4. Make 1 scrapbook layout a week
5. Really work on keeping The Craft Hot Spot updated
6. Be in one blog hop a month (got one coming up email me)
7. Submit some of my work to a magazine. Not that I think I will get in but I will never know if I don't try!

Well those are mine what are yours?

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Winner of the Pink by Design Bog Hop!


Hi Everyone! 

It seems that i forgot to post the winner form the Pink by Design Blog Hop! Please say congratulations to Teresa K from CreateEnjoyShare!

Teresa please send me an email with PBD BLOG HOP WINNER in the subject line. Please send me your address and I will mail you the Stamp Set!

Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Wacky Wednesday #78 - Christmas!

Hi Everyone!

I cannot believe that Christmas is in LESS THAN A WEEK!!! Where has the time gone? I feel like I found out I was pregnant yesterday.... and my Baby Jude is 5 months old today!!! INSANE! Well since Christmas is next week why not go with a Christmas Theme... I am sure you all have some amazing projects to share!

The winner of the Thanksgiving Themed Challenge was selected by

Congrats Charlotte! We hope to see you back for more Challenges in the Future!! Please email me at with the Subject WW WINNER and send me your information so I can get you your Pink by Design Gift Certificate! Don't forget to grab the winner button on the right hand side :)

Now I only selected one winner because someone posted a project on Instagram but they must be private because I can't see the picture or who posted it :(. Email me at if you posted that picture.

Now on to our Projects!

Check out Gloria's Super Cute Treat Bags!:

CLICK HERE for more info on Gloria's Project

I didn't get to make a project this week since we are currently reorganizing... but i wanted to share one of my favorite Christmas Projects! Check out this YouTube Video!

This week's Prize is of course a $10 Pink by Design Gift card. 

But I won't only be giving away one gift card I will be giving away 2 gift Cards. 

Something a little different...
Are you familiar with Instagram? If you are I would like for you to use the hashtag #morethanfavors to post your project on Instagram. I will choose a winner from Instagram and then I will use to chose the winner that posts on here as well. Make sure you are following me on Instagram my username is morethanfavors. I will make sure to follow you as well.

Here are the rules:
1. You must be a follower
2. You must link it to Mr. Linky (if you have a problem feel free to email me I will help you link it)
3. If you don't have a Blog just email me your project at and I will link it for you
4. Leave a Comment
5. Deadline for this Challenge is 11:59pm PST Tuesday January 1st (giving the West Coast a chance to get there entries in as well)
6. Most importantly HAVE FUN!!!

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Not a Card Friday!

HI everyone!

Welcome to another Not a Card Friday! Stop by the Pink by Design Blog and Check out Gloria & Dawn's Projects as well! Don't forget to Join the Stocking Stuffer Challenge! CLICK HERE to head over to the Pink by Design Blog!

Here is my Project!

Paper Trey Ink - Cardstock
Tim Holtz - Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
My Mind's Eye - Fine and Dandy 6x6 Paper Pack

Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Pink by Design - Release Blog Hop!

Hi Everyone!

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the Pink by Design Stamp Release Blog Hop! If you have arrived here from my super amazingly talented friend Meriah's Blog than you are on the right track! If you just happened to pop in be sure to head to Sarah's Blog which is the starting point for this Hop! The best part of this hop is that the Sets that you see being used are already available for Purchase! They are going fast and more stamps have already been ordered. But no worries if you order now you can get one of the first ones from the New Shipment!

Here is my Super Starbucksy Card using the newly released Extra Hot Set!

Recipe for my Card:
Pink by Design - Extra Hot Stamp Set
Paper Trey Ink Cardstock - Kraft
Paper Trey Ink Cardstock - White
Teresa Collins - World Traveler 6x6 Paper Pack
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Gathered Twigs
Momento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Kokuyo Dotliner Adhesive
Copic Markers - E13, E15, YG63 & YG67

I hope you have enjoyed my Project! Now let's talk Blog Candy! What's a Blog hop with out a little Blog Candy? So today One Lucky Hopper will win the Very Popular Just a Ticket Stamp Set! This is now a retired set and you can no longer buy this set!

All you have to do is leave a comment with your Email Address! Want some more chances to win? Become a Follwer, Subscribe to get email updates and Like my facebook page. Each one of these steps will count as an extra entry. Be sure to leave a comment for each Entry.

Don't forget to tune in for the Ustream tonight at 8pm CST!

Now on to your next Stop! Bryan - The Scrap Guy!

Monday, December 3, 2012

Got Stockings?

Hi Everyone!

Well if you've got stocking than you need stuffers! Well My friends Gloria & Dawn created some pretty awesome ones! This Week on Pink by Design we have a Stocking Stuffer Challenge! So let's see yours!  

Here is mine!

Nothing says Happy Holiday's like a Starbucks Giftcard!!! but how about a free cutting File? Well come join our challenge this week and download the Free Cutting File by CLICKING HERE

Happy Crafting!