Summertime Hibiscus for a YouTube Hop

Jul 1, 2019 | Gratitude, Thank You & Thanksgiving Cards | 3 comments

Summertime Hibiscus for a YouTube Hop

Jul 1, 2019 | Gratitude, Thank You & Thanksgiving Cards | 3 comments

Join the Connie Can Crop monthly blog hop for tons of stocking related holiday project ideas! We have prizes too, so hop along today!

It’s time for a YouTube HOP!

Some of my fellow Craft Collabs members are celebrating a milestone achievement on YouTube – 3,000 subscribers! To celebrate, they’re hosting a YouTube hop with TONS of giveaways from amazing sponsors, like Ranger and Heffy Doodle!

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How to Win:

Winners of sponsored prizes will be randomly selected among all comments left on all the videos in the hop. Winner of MY ALTENEW MEGA DIE PRIZE will be selected from comments on THIS VIDEO. The deadline for commenting is July 10th.
The winners will be announced on Jess and Laura’s channels on July 15th.

All giveaway winners will be announced on Laura & Jess’s channels on July 15, 2019. 
– Jess’s channel
– Laura’s channel

  • Please comment on YOU TUBE by July 10, 2019 to be eligible for the random giveaway drawings. (I would love to have you subscribe to my channel too!). Comments here on the blog are not eligible, you have to comment on the video from You Tube directly.
  • My giveaway is OPEN to INTERNATIONAL participants. Listen to the videos to see if each channel is a US or International giveaway.
  • Be sure to reply promptly with your shipping information if you are one of the winners announced on July 15th. To claim your prize email [email protected] or [email protected] with the subject “Hooray for 3K winner”. You will have until July 22nd to claim your prize, or another winner will be drawn.
  • This giveaway is not sponsored by YouTube.

Don’t forget to leave a comment at the end of the post to qualify for my monthly giveaway!

Summer is on!

The theme of our hop is Summer! The first thing that came to mind for me was the Hibiscus Garden 3D Die set from Altenew that I purchased a few weeks ago. I love putting these layered flowers together since there’s no stamping – just gluing layers in the right place. Each 3D die set from Altenew comes with a reference sheet that shows how each layer goes together – much like their layered stamps. It makes the whole process super easy!


Time to hop along!

Visit  and comment on each video on YouTube to increase your chance at winning a sponsored prize, and to win individual channel prizes. These links will take you directly to the YouTube videos where each participant has the next hopper in their description. Creating a blog post was not a requirement for the hop, so it’s best to hop over to YouTube now, leave a comment for me and hop along!

Jessica Francisco
Laura Volpes
Monique’s Art
Scrapbena Creations
My Creative Life
Verity Biddlecombe 
Marie Nicole Designs-
Betz Golden
Nicole Watt – Pixel Maven’s Retreat  << THIS IS ME!>>>
Janelle “Nelly” Bittle – Nelly’s Artistic Creations
Hannah Rubenstahl – Fanciful Spaces
VanNoy Kari VanNoy – Sunshine In My Pocket
Gale Thompson- The Darby Creek Diaries
Courtney Kreeber
Jessica McAfee
Jessica Shier
Mary Polanco Designs
Tracy Shultz
Ashley Tucker
Crafting While Caffeinated with Lindsay Adreon
Creative Pixie Designs
EK Gorman Designs
The Joyful Soul Creates –
Scrapping for Less-
Perky Penny Paper Arts
Pear Blossom Press


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For the Jess & Laura 3K Video Hop. Featuring: Hibiscus Garden 3D Dies (Altenew). Click through for a process video #nicolewatt #pmretreat #summer #hibiscus #floral #3ddies #altenew #video