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Tuesday, March 23, 2010



I love gem stones!


Jennifer McGuire :) Great cards - as usual!
My favorites are chipboard die cuts! Thanks for the chance :)

Susie N.

Too cute! My favorite embellishments are ribbon and gem stickers. Nice finishing touches!!!


Wonderful cards! I'm addicted to bling so love all the little gem details.

Karen from Ontario

fab swap....love Jennifer's cards and so inpiring....

Diane Standish

Love the cards you made-the set is such a good idea-thanks for the inspirations

Beverly BL

My new favorite embellishments are the colored Twinkle Stickers. Love them on Jennifer's cute little flower card. I would have never thought of that. So cute and perfect for any occasion. Thanks for all the great ideas.

Carrie O

Too cute my favorites are the ribbons. Thanks for the chance to win.

Anne Barclay

Great ideas. Loved the way the checked paper scraps were used as a background. Love the tiny gem stones best.

mary pat

I love the all the cards. my favorite embellie are the rinestones. i think they add a touch of bling!

Jeannette aka Jnett

Oooo another chance to win something fabulous. I love using ribbon and a touch of bling on my cards.

Regina (The Stampin' Bean)

What delightful cards! I love the bright, fun colors and these are just adorable.


I love ribbons and buttons. THese are caauuute cards!! Love the hellos and the hammock!


Wow, so much inspiration! Beautiful cards!

Vanessa Menhorn

Jennifer's cards are amazing! My favorite embellishments are gems and pearls!!


Ribbon! I just love that stuff! Such cute cards from Jennifer!

Cathy M

My favorite embellishments are gems, glitter pens, ribbon, stickles ...


Love the cards. The gemstones for flowers is so pretty and cute. I love bling.


Jennifer - oh you make my heart happy! I love those pencil "hello" cards - my son's teachers might be seeing something like that come June!!! :)


These Designer Swaps have been lots of fun, I love seeing what you have come up with. Jennifer these are great cards, you really did a great job!!

Vicki R

I LOVE Jennifer's gingham cards!!!
My Favorite embellishment would have to be the 'Twinkle Stickers'.


super cute cards Jennifer!! Love all the little details!

kathy racoosin

Just stunning stunning cards!!!!! I love how Jennifer works her majic with anything she touches! So happy you are working with Hero Arts

Sarah M

Fabulous cards, Jennifer! LOVE the gingham and the pencil writing 'Hello'... Brilliant!

Anne B.

Jennifers cards are so fun and fresh- love the mini gingham she used! My favorite embellie is small gems or pearls. Thanks for such inspiring projects this week!

Kelly in Cincy

LOVE me some J. McQuire! Her cards are so cute. Love the shine on those adorable pencils and the gems on the flowers. Such great ideas here. Thanks for the ideas!! FUN WEEK!!

Cindy C.

When I grow up, I want to stamp just like Jennifer.. Okay.. Perhaps I've already grew up, but I still want to stamp just like Jennifer. I really like her style! Oh by the way, my favorite embellishment is ribbons!!

Elaine Allen

I love Jennifer's cards. I love Jennifer - LOL! She is just so sweet and she always has great ideas. One of my favorite embellishments are tiny crystals and pearls. They are small, but they pack a punch. I also love Stickles and making my own embellishments with paper or ribbon.

Elaine Allen


My favorite embellsihment? Right now, I think it's a tie between self-adhesive pearls in different colors and buttons (and paper flowers, and brads and... =)


Everything Jennifer does is my favorite, but the cards using the tiny ginghams are my favorite today! My favorite embellies are all the different colors of pearls we have available now.


I love when you do this designer swap! It's so cool to see another perspective!! My favorite embellishment is ribbon - esp A Muse ribbons!! :)

Chris Hauck

Ribbon and stickles are my two favorites. And while I love buttons, I tend to hoard them. I'm working on that. Thanks for all the inspiration. I love the card with all the twinkle stickers. FABULOUS work!


I usually go for stickers---they are fast


Love, Love, Love Jennifer's cards! So simple and beautiful. For embellishments, I have taken to stickles, ribbon (always)and pearls. Been loving the swaps!

Lee Anne

Favorite embellisment? Wow! That's tough. I would have to say buttons with gemstones a very, very close second! Jennifer's work is amazing anyway and I love what she did with your products!

sue wisniewski

I find I use self sticking crystals and brads the most on my cards.
Jennifer did a beautiful job on all her cards. stamping sue


Love the idea of the end of the year teacher gifts.

I think my favorite embellishment is ribbon and gems.

Kim Faucher

So darling... love how the bit o bling added just the right touches to these cards... and I love seeing them against the textured backgrounds... I have so many of those pre embossed... would be great with a simple cute stamps!@


These are gorgeous! I love the little accents with ribbon and gems. It just adds something special!

Robin Wade

Beautiful cards!! I love adding a bit of sparkle to my cards with gems!


LOVE these cards!
I can't pick one embellishment...my faves are ribbon, rhinestones and pearls!


I love Jennifer's cards; she really makes the
Amuse stamps shine! My favorite embellishments are ribbon, string and pearls.


Such sweet cards from Jennifer! Love that gingham look. My fave embellishment (right now :) is pearls!


I love Jennifer's cards. I visit her blog almost daily!
My favorite embellishments are the rhinestones. I also use a lot of ribbon and string!


Oh wow, love the sparkle and shine. Adore Jennifer's style. SOooooo fab.

Barb :)

What fun, fresh cards from Jennifer today!! Love them all! My favorite embellishment would have to be pearls. :)


Those gingham notes are too cool.

Virginia L.

LOVE LOVE LOVE Jennifer's style! All her cards are SUPER sweet and lovely! Thanks for the inspiration!


Such adorable cards--thanks for sharing! My favorite embellishment is anything that is sparkly.

Erika M

The cards are fabulous - loving the swap! My favorite embellie is bling and stickles!

Ayana Posadas

Jennifer is the best!!! Love her work!
My favorite embellishments are pearls and gems!
Thanks for the chance to win!
Keep up the great work! :)

~ Ayana

Tina W

Love Jennifer's use of embellishments...soo clever! I love the 'hello' notecards, cute! My favorite kind of embellishments are Twinkle stickers and Glaze pens. Thanks for a chance to win!

Heather Wertzberger

Twinkle stickers! Love the touch of *bling* they add!


Adorable cards by Jennifer! Lvoe the gem flowers!

barbara lassiter

Ribbons, pearls and sparkly blings; these are a few of my favorite embellishment things!!!!


Love Jennifer's cards! It's hard to pick a favorite embellishment - it would be tied between gems, ribbon, or flowers. Or glitter.

Tammy Wisterman

My favorite embellie is definately buttons! I just cant help myself...everything seems to need a button!

Amanda H

I love buttons and pearls.

Leesa Berry

Love the set of teacher note cards! So cute and I absolutely love the gem and pearls! What great cards. A big fan of Jennifer! Thanks!

cathie r.

this set of designs/cards is a. maz. ing!
I love to use Twinkle stickers, they go with everything!

Amrita S.

Great cards! I especially love the Hello notes... they are just darling! My favorite embellishments are my COPIC markers. Thank you Linda for introducing them to the world of stamping! I can't imagine my life without them.

Ashley M

Wow Jennifer! These are amazing! I love buttons!


I'm a huge Stickles fan!!


i just love jens cards. what a fab job.
my fav embelishment is dew drops.

Lucille K

Wonderful cards, Jennifer :) My favorite embellishments at the moment are buttons :)


Jennifer Mcguire is so inspiring and creative. I just love her creative style and all the cards are awesome. OMGosh! This is one hard question. I just love all embellishments, but I would have to say I'm lovin gems right now. Thanks for a chance.


Wow! Beautiful cards Jennifer! I am smitten with the hello note cards. I love the color you used and how you kept the design so simple! Think simple, think A Muse!

My favorite embellishment is ribbon. I love the sparkle of twinkle gems, but I always think a card needs a bit of ribbon!


My favorite embellishment is definitely gems!


It would have to be gems. They just add that perfect finishing touch (well for me anyway). Thank you for another super blog. Jennifer is a fabulous artist, I feel like I stalk her work. It is all so fantastic.


I love to put bling in my cards

Linda E

Love wha Jennifer created with her amuse stamps. As for my favorite bling, it's rhinestones. A papercrafter can never have too many diamonds!


I'm a big fan of Stickles glitter glue and buttons. :-) Love the cute stamps and cute cards!

Bridget N

The "hello" card set is just great - love it! As for embellishments, lately I've tried to use ribbons and/or gem stones on my cards.


Gotta go with ribbon :-)

Louise Charlton

I always love Jennifer's cards! Such beautiful details on everything....
(and Jennifer - love your necklace...) and thanks for a chance to win!


My favorite embellishment is ribbon!


Love Jennifer's card.

Sue in Grapevine

I'm a ribbon lover, but also love to use bling & punched shapes for embellishments.

Tara C.

ribbon-buttons-ribbon-buttons which to choose I could never choose just one!!! :)


Love Jennifer's cards.


I've been following Jennifer's blog for a while and I'm just tickled to see her use some of her creativity with my favorite stamps! I'm not big on embellishments, but I can't resist a little bit of ribbon to set off my designs.

Deb Lorence

I'm loving this Designer Swap! Lately I've found myself adding ribbon to everything.


Darling projects by Jennifer, love them all! My fav has to be that bending tree and hammock!! So sweet!!

Pam Spradlin

I find myself using ribbon on 95% of my projects.
I like all the cards but those little note cards are too cute.


Hi my favourite embellishment is using ribbon great swap idea


My favorite embelishments at the moment are buttons!

Beth Watson

I love Jennifer's style, she always puts a unique twist on the simplest of stamps with her techniques! Lately I have been using twine on alot of my cards.

Zena B.

Anything sparkly! Great ideas - thanks so much.


I still enjoy using ribbons.

Anita Young

Love these cards that Jennifer made!! She's so talented :) Ribbon and buttons are my favorite embellishments.


These are so cute!!!


It's hard to pick a favorite, but I do use ribbon a lot.

Susan McRae

My fave embellishments are pearls and gems. Who knew something so small could make such an impact on a card!

Sandie Hendrivks

My favorite embellishment is usually ribbon. It seems to finish my project well.
Love being able to view the works of all the wonderful creative people at each site.
What a fun week.

krolski (kathy)

Love the gingham!
Jennifer's cards are adorable, as always!

Hannah Nicole F

Awesome Simple Designs Jennifer! Love em' Thanks for the inspiration.

Amy Ybarra

Ribbon is my favorite embellishment!

Sarah G

It looks like I'm in the same boat as mostly everyone else, I love ribbon! But my favorite is reusing ribbon from something else, like packaging from a store, a present, or some other random place. I've even used shoelaces!


Love LOVE what you did, Jennifer! They are all so fun and darling!

Donna Hitz

Such sweet designs Jennifer! Darling cards!

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