Friday, April 15

Tax Day Blues Blog Hop April 15th - 17th !!!

Posted by Leah
Welcome, welcome! Hope you've had a great time hopping so far. I know we have many creative crafters in the lineup. I have to say that when I first thought about the hop this could be fun. I then after saying yes thought oh no now what will I do?  Before I go any further, if you've come from Jill, at The Scrapoholic then you're in the right place.  If not then you may want to start at the beginning of the fun with Angie, our wonderful host at TuttleTime. I want to give you the line up in case you get lost along the way.

1. Angie, TuttleTime,

2. Ellen, Craft Monkey,

3. Tristan, Tristan’s Time4Craftin,

4. Tammy, Nesting Pretty,

5. Elaine, Expressions by Elaine,

6. Angelia,
 (FB: Angelia Upchurch)
7. Belinda, Bee’s Hive of Drama,

8. Mary,

9. Wendy,

10. Jackie,

11. Jill,

12. Leah,

14. Mary J.,

15. Tiffany,


 My Mother and Step-Dad stopped by I mentioned about the challenge to my Step-Dad. He gave me a look and said he'd think about it. I was so appreciative of this. I called my Mother a few days later to remind her of something; my Step-Dad asked to talk with me. When he came to the phone he said how about a saxophone with notes; playing "The Tax Day Blues". I immediately went to my cartridge library to only find that I didn't have a sax..hmmm. I got into my Cricut Design Studio and got to work. This is the result of the work.  I hope you like it.  I used an 8 1/2 x 11" piece of cardstock I had on hand then I found this awesome music paper in my stash and thought oh yea!!!! This is perfect!!!!! I thought this will fit perfect with the theme.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I had fun in making it.  I can tell you the size of the saxophone is about 4".  I love a challenge!!! I thanked him again and again for the inspiration behind this card.  I can tell you he just might find this card in his possession soon.  Now for you to enjoy the card as well, then I will give you your next stop.

Now you're next stop in the hop is to Mary at Just Cut The Paper.  Have fun on the hop and thank you so much for stopping by.... 
Have a Happy Cricut Day,

29 Comments of Appreciation:

Ellen Jarvis said...

Cute! .... TOOT.TOOT!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

TuttleTime said...

I'm sorry this project stumped you...but you came up with a wonderful design. The sax playing the it! You can add any type of sentiment, too. I love the blue with the brown and black (notes). Great job!!! Thanks for participating in the blog hop. It was great to stop by. I am a follower, too. :)

Nicole Doiron said...

All of us should have your step-dad for inspiration! hehe Really nice card, fits perfectly with the theme!

Mary said...

My son's a sax player and I really wish there was a sax on a cart. Great job on creating your own!

Jackie said...

Very Cute Blog!! :)

Vicki said...

What a clever idea. Love your project. Thanks for sharing.

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sweetlilscrapper said...

very nice, i love the background paper!

Jenni said...

Love the card! what great inspiration too! the card is so fitting! TFS!

Amanda said...

Very cute. I love the paper.

Jae said...

Great card! I absolutely love the music paper you used, TFS!

Lizzie Laine said...

Great job on the sax, you are very creative!
Thanks for sharing:)

Shannon Leffew Keith said...

Very cute! Love it!

Mary Jaminski said...

Hi Leah! Love the back story and love the cards! Too cute! Happy Day to you!

Becky Moore said...

Lrah, I think you did a great job on this card and your sax came out terrific!

Kaitlin said...

Love your card!:)


Bevy48 said...

I was in band all thru Jr. high and High chool I played the cornet so I love your card. TFS!! blanphear @ yahoo dot com

Tammy Schmitt said...

Love your interpretation! Very creative:-) I'm already a follower!


ShersL84bed said...

Ah, your sax card reminded me of seeing President Clinton on the late show playing his sax.

Smiles Sher

Lisa said...

This card is awesome - great job on the sax! And I love the paper, too :)

chignon said...

Oh Wow! That is a terrific sax, and great card!

Lucila Ortega said...

I am Colombian. I love to participate in their blog hop, I apologize that I do not speak English, but it helped me a translator.

Nesting Pretty said...

Love your blog.. Following ya.

Tam ♥

BethA said...

Kudos to your stepdad! Great idea!


joydee1963 said...

Such a great card!! joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Sugarlips said...

Great job on the card. it turned out cute.

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Unknown said...

What a great take on your Step-dads idea. Love it!!! TFS
debbie_craine at hot mail dot com

Rhonda Emery said...

love your card super idea.

Jana said...

You did real good on that sax! Very creative. Thanks for sharing your talents with us :)

Wendy (aka Roo) said...

Hi Leah! I'm a little late hopping about my fellow bloggers. Great card! It's always great to have somebody to help you out on an idea, I think its great that your step-dad did so. And without having the sax, it sure looks like a sax!

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