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Circle of Friends Blog Hop for Annika

Welcome to the Circle of Friends Blog Hop. If you have arrived from Patricia Garcia's blog, you are in the right place, if not you may want to start at Crystal's blog so you don't miss anything along the way.

Our Circle of Friends hop is to show our dear friend Annika Ryan that her Whimsy Family is here for her during this difficult time. Everyone needs a circle of friends, and sometimes, during those hard moments, you need to be placed in the center of that circle and be given a big group hug. Though we may be miles away, our hearts are with her along with our support.

Today we all have made her a creation to show her how much we care. Please hop along with us to support our wonderful teammate and friend, Annika.

Here is the creation I made for my dear friend and dt sister.......

If you know Annika and would like to make a creation for her, please go to the end of the hop (Denise's Blog) and link a card, then email Crystal at to privately give you her address.

This hop will end on February 5, noon Eastern time so you have enough time to create a card for friend!!

Thanks so much for hopping along with us today!!! Your next stop on the hop is Domi.

Here is the blog hop list in case you get lost along the way:

Cheryl (you are here!)
Denise (Last Stop with Mr. Linky to make a card for Annika )

  • Stamps: Flowers In Bloom by Raindrop Echo Designs on Whimsy Stamps
  • Inks: Stampin' Up Rose Red, Cameo Coral and Close To My Heart Garden Green
  • Papers & CS: PaperTrey white & dark chocolate CS, Stampin' Up Rose Red CS & Raspberry Tart DP, Georgia Pacific CS
  • Tools: Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Martha Stewart leaf punch & edge punch, ProvoCraft Swiss Dots embossing folder
  • Embellishments: PaperStudios pearls



Karen B. said…
This is so beautiful.
Anonymous said…
Cheryl, your card is just precious!! Love those yummy papers and the flowers are very pretty!! Wonderful card sweetie!!HUGS
Crystal said…
Cheryl WOW this is WONDERFUL, I LOVE those flowers you created and these colors are GORGEOUS!
Jacki Randolph said…
Absolutely beautiful!! Gorgeous colors and sweet sentiment!
Karin said…
Those flowers are amazing Cheryl! Just beautiful :)
Hazel (Didos) said…
WOW this is stunning, Thanks again for playing on OSAAT Hazelxoxo
Miranda said…
wonderful card, and the sentiment is very nice
thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week'

Imke said…
Cheryl, this is absolutely lovely. Love the rolled flowers and the colors are perfect !
This is a STUNNING card!! I absolutely love your layout, colors and the flowers you created. I am sure Annika will too!!
Josephine said…
A lovely card - those flowers are gorgeous!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.
Pattie said…
So beautiful Cheryl! love those flowers and the sentiment is perfect!
Sandra said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl...perfect sentiment and stunning flowers...lovely work :0)

Have a fab weekend
Take care
San x
Annika said…
Cheryl, I can't really say anything coherent due to welling up but please know that you have truly brightened my heart today. Your talent and kindness is just astounding!!
WencheP said…
Beautiful card, absolutely love the colors and the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

Sammi said…
This is so sweet!!

Thanks for joining us for Inky Impressions embossing challenge!
Cor* said…
I AM IN LOVE WITH your flowers! So well done with the sentiment front and center.
1CardCreator said…
The card is beautiful Cheryl, but what you ladies are doing for your dear friend outshines it all. ~Diane
Renee said…
what a beautiful card. love the papers & flowers.
joey said…
Cheryl this is gorgeous, I love the deepness of that pink the flowers are beautiful, thanks for joining us at inky impressions
Joey xx
Gorgeous card!! Love the image front and center and the paper and flowers around it, so lovely.
MiamiKel said…
Oh my goodness, this is just breathtaking - such gorgeous paper but truly the beauty of the flowers and wonderful inspirational message for Annika is just heartfelt! TFS!
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
This is beautiful Cheryl, those rolled flowers are just gorgeous! I've tried that for no less than 100 times, but never seem to get half as good as yours!
Dora said…
Very elegant and beautiful papers and flowers, truly love this one. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Hugs xxx
andrea said…
beautiful card,gorgeous colours and detail,lovely sentiment thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
Jennifer said…
Oh wow! This is amazing Cheryl!...the flowers are so yummy xx Jenny xx
This is gorgeous. I really like your color combo, the combo of patterned papers and the roses.
Riet said…
What a wonderful card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.x
princesskitten said…
lovely patterns

kittens DYSU team
Anne Marie said…
Cheryl, this is gorgeous! From the soft mix of papers and colors to those stunning roses...WOW!! :)
uksharon said…
Beautiful card and sentiment.
Thanks for joining us at Paperplay this week.
Best wishes, Sharon
angelwhispers said…
What a beautiful design and the colours look amazing as do the gorgeous flowers!!! Love Chanelle xxx
Anneke said…
Hi Cheryl, great card!
Hugs Anneke
almondeyez2000 said…
Hi Cheryl! I must say your card is very beautiful, I am so loving the sentiment. Unfortunately our challenge this week is anything goes..but a card. :( I am sorry, you still have time to submit something else if you would like, and we would like you to as well as your work is very beautiful.

Anne said…
Your flowers are beautiful, I'm sure Annika will love your card.
Thank you for taking the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hope you’ll join us again!
Sharon said…
Beautiful card.
Thanks for joining us at Fab 'n' Funky this week, and hope to see you again.
Sharon x
Janna said…
cheryl, the flowers are awesome! thanks so much for sharing this patterned paper card with us at DYSU! janna
Katie said…
Wonderful card!
Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)
Manuela said…
Beautiful Card. Love the colors. Cute Flowers too.
Thank you for joining us at Penny's Challenges.
Cheryl said…
this is gorgoues really love the colurs on this,bless you for playing at the pixie cottage this week,hugs cheryl xxx
Hi Cheryl
a beautiful card,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz for this week's challenge,
Hugs Dianne xx
Dee said…
I love how simple and elegant this card is. The flowers a re wonderful.
Anonymous said…
Hey girl....I forgot to mention that we love seeing your creation for our Inky Impressions embossing challenge this week!! :) We hope you'll come back to play again!! HUGS
Pat (mspfd) said…
This is absolutely stunning, Cheryl! It could not be more beautiful.
Axel....{Carol} said…
So elegant,fabulous colours and the flowers are awesome,did you make them? Thamks for joining us at southern girls
Suzi said…
Hi Cheryl, this is so classy, love the design flowers and papers you've used. Annika will love it.
Thank you for joining us at The Pixie Cottage this week.
Suzi x
Tammy Miller said…
What a great card, lovely idea!!
Brandi said…
Oh wow! Your card is absolutely gorgeous! :) Thanks so much for joining us at Fairy Knoll! :)
Jack said…
Beautiful card, I'm loving those flowers. And what a great idea for a blog hop. Good luck to your friend. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.xx
Mary J said…
Very nice! Thx for sharing with us at Totally Gorjuss!

Mary J xxx
Mary J said…
Really lovely! Thx for sharing with us at Totally Gorjuss!

Mary J xxx
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fantastic card
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Lorraine Mcneil said…
This is a gorgeous card, Cheryl. Love those flowers. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.
Lorraine x
~jan said…
What a beautiful card! Those twirled flowers are lovely! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Paper Variety!
Nanda said…
That is a beautiful card! I like the colors you used. Thank you for joining The Pixie Cottage Challenge.

Kathy said…
Gorgeous, this is a lovely color palette, and those flowers are fab.
artish said…
your flowers are FANTASTIC! thank you for sharing at the pixie cottage!
Tammy said…
This is gorgeous! I love the colors and your beautiful flowers!!
Hugs, Tammy
Suzanne said…
A gorgeous card. Thanks for playing at Crafty Catz x
Shelley said…
What a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining in this weeks Fairy Knoll Challenge. Hugs Shelley x
Alicia said…
This is an adorable card...but all of yours are!! I would love to send you a bit of sunlight, heat and a touch of humidity!! Could I please have some rain...that would be lovely he he he.
Alicia xx
Autumn said…
Beautiful, love those flowers! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls!

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