Cinco de Mayo May Summer Fun Blog Hop and Giveaway

Hello blog hoppers!  Welcome to JS Hobbies and Craft’s .    Below I have a simple, elegant card you can make using  Coredination White Cardstock, Ultimate Crafts 3 in 1 die set,  embossing folder,  Zots 3d dots, and Nuvo Drops – Ivory Seashell

   Core'dinations White Cardstock     Ultimate Crafts Ooh La La Die   Adhesive Dots 

Step 1 – Create your card base . Cut a piece of cardstock that’s 4-1/4″ x 11″.

Step 2. –  Lay on your scoring board where you’re 11″ across your board.  Score at 5-1/2″ and fold on your score line.  Your card base is complete.

Step 3 –  Place a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of cardstock into your embossing folder and emboss.   Glue to the front of your card base.

Step 4 –   Die cut your pieces and layer onto your card.  Use 3d zots to create dimension and finish the card with a couple small flowers, bow, and Nuvo Drops.


Blog Hop Giveaway – Enter to win by commenting under this post between May 2nd and May 6, 2018

6 lucky names will be drawn on May 6, 2018 to win one of the following (Note:  Winner’s will be announced on blog May 9.  It is the responsibility of the winner to claim their prize within 48 hours of Winner’s name posted).    Rules:  Must be 18 years or older to enter.  Open to US and International residents so long as the US Postal Service will deliver to your address.  You must comment below this post to get your name into the drawing.   Good luck everyone!

Prizes to be given away:  3 mini albums, 2 gypsy wagons, and a DBS Western Stagecoach and horse kit.

Be sure to visit the following blog’s for more great projects and prizes!

Cinco de Mayo Summer Fun Line-up:
JS Hobbies and Crafts
Amador’s Crafts & Kits
Flair by Me
Vanessa AngelRose Designs

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171 thoughts on “Cinco de Mayo May Summer Fun Blog Hop and Giveaway

  1. Molly McNealy says:

    I am so glad I found your shop again! I LOVE your designs and papercrafts and am hoping to get started on this “new to me” craft. My mother and I happened by your shop Saturday just by chance, and were awe-struck by all the beautiful work. Looking forward to taking a class soon. And what a surprise to find you have a blog, videos, and GIVEAWAYS! Yeah!! Looking forward to meeting you in person! ~mly

  2. Teresa Carpenter says:

    I’m a huge fan 🙂 love your tutorials. Always waiting for your next project to be posted. Have a great day.

  3. Elizabeth Hendershot says:

    Hi Shellie! Popping in to see what’s new. I’m getting ready to tackle another one of your tutorials – so excited! They are so easy to follow, you make the impossible seem possible. Thank you for the opportunity to win one of your wonderful works of art, your such a generous person. Regardless of the drawing, I just want to say “Thank You!”

  4. Kimberly gale says:

    Greetings from Southern California. I love your creations and blog-hopping with you… thanks Shellie

  5. Kelley Stone says:

    Oh my goodness girl, the card is beautiful. You are an awesome lady and my muse for scrapbooking. Hugs and blessings to you and you family.

  6. Very elegant looking card Shellie. I have to say that I’m amazed that your giving those gorgeous mini albums away but would be thrilled to win one of them. I love your story of how your store was started. Such humble beginnings to making it where you are today… congrats to you and all your hard work. Robin

  7. Jeanette, New Zealand says:

    Hi Shellie, your card is beautiful. I love your tutorials and look forward to each new one. You have beautiful giveaways, especially love the mini albums. Thank you for the opportunity to enter.
    New Zealand

  8. Darsey McKinnon says:

    Hello Shellie! Thank you for the blog hop! A wonderful way to learn new things and so much fun. Also, thank you for sharing Sissy with us, she is absolutely adorable and obviously very much loved, a joy to see!

  9. Cindy Payne says:

    Your albums and tutorials are such an inspiration! Thank you for all your hard work! I look forward to more!!

  10. Tabatha Bissen says:

    Wow! Stunning, stunning, stunning! You’ve definitely mastered the craft of gorgeous albums. Your heart and soul beams from your creations. What a pleasure it’s been stopping by your blog.

  11. Hi Shellie, I`m a big fan of you and your work and would love to win (who wouldn’t)
    I have been watching you a long time now and will continue to do so if I win or not lol ha ha
    bear hugs from the U.K.
    Lots of love Lana xxx

  12. Debbi says:

    I love your work! I have patterned several of my mini albums after your tutorials. My sister says I make it sounds like we’re friends. I’ll say “Shellie says to do this”, or “Shellie does that”, etc. This is a very nice thing for you to do. Thank you!

  13. Sandra hopley says:

    hi shellie
    love your albums and the 3d wagons u make.
    would lov to have the chance to one one
    im from australia

  14. I so enjoy your tutorials!! Tonight I have not spent too much time sleeping, rather watching your videos. Sigh…..tomorrow I probably will not be able to work on anything because i will be sleepy! Thanks for the opportunity to win one of your lovely albums.

  15. Sonia Thunberg says:

    Hi Shellie!
    I love all of your creations. Your tutorials are detailed and easy to follow. Love your store in Vancouver, WA too. Thank you so much for your time and effort in making your awesome tutorials.

  16. Purnima says:

    Hi Shellie!!
    Greetings from India!!
    Just wanted to thank you for such awesome videos that a beginner like me as able to create a mini album in just 3 days!!!
    Thank u soooooo much!!

  17. Flor. B says:

    Hi, Shellie

    Thank you so much for all your tutorials, I love all your projects and I have learn so much from you. Thank you.

  18. Julie Saw says:

    I live on the other side of the world in Rockingham, Western Australia. Shellie, you inspire so many crafters with your beautiful albums and cards and other projects.

    I am always waiting for your next project to pop up.

    This Cinco de Mayo May Summer Fun Blog Hop and Giveaway… Wow…AMAZING.

    Thank you for this opportunity to be in the running to win a prize you have made…

    Thank you
    Julie Saw

  19. Ruby Steadman says:

    I enjoy all of your tutorials and easy to follow. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and talent with us.I have already made two of your crafts and still planning one for Christmas.

  20. Diane Bauman says:

    Shellie: Your Albums are such an inspiration …. Tangerine is my favorite color and Butterflies are my favorite go-to. Hope to visit your store someday!! It would be so fun to meet you. 🙂

  21. Deb Syverud says:

    Shellie, I love your projects and tutorials. Thank you for the chance to win one of these great prizes. And say hi to Sissy for me! LOL. Hugs!!

  22. Sally Sikora says:

    I love watching your videos. You are very talented and a great teacher.
    Please keep the video tutorials coming. Thank You

  23. Fran Bailey says:

    Love your videos, looking forward to making more mini albums. Looking forward to checking out this blog hop. Thanks for the inspiration.

  24. Cathy P. says:

    Such an amazing blog hop! You have such talent & offer great inspiration with your tutorials. I love watching them. Thank you for such an awesome blog hop & such wonderful prizes!

  25. You are as generous with your prizes are you’ve always been with your tutorials! I just love the gypsy wagons are so cute! I’ll have to look for your tutorial on those.

    Now….off to the next blog 🙂

  26. Jane round says:

    Shelley I have looked at lots of tutorials but have never found anyone yo be so exact and helpful with their instructions I love all of your designs and look forward to many more

  27. Robin B says:

    shellie – you create so many lovely items with gorgeous products. Your tutorials are easy to follow & give me confidence to challenge myself. thank you!

  28. Jenny Dennis says:

    I always look forward to when you have a new tutorial, your mini albums are beautiful. I also wanted to mention what great customer service you have I am really enjoying your new ruler. Thank you for all your tutorials and giveaway’s.

  29. Asha Sahadew says:

    Hi Shellie
    Your tutorials are the best from all the channels I subscribe to. They are simple, to the point, well explained and leaves no room for confusion. I am from South Africa so we do not have access to some of the paper collections however; your projects work well with other ones. Thank you for your selfless work by making endorphins flow without gyming 🙂

  30. Audra Bell says:

    I love all the tutorials you do. Thank you so much for doing this because you have made me a better crafter.

  31. Becky Ballent says:

    Thank you for all your wonderful tutorials! They have inspired me to attempt to create my own mini album.

  32. Bonnie Ricke says:

    I love your tutorials because they are easy to follow and I made the gypsy wagon and the horse drawn wagon…I have the train but haven’t done it yet; those kits were so much fun and I really enjoy following you on your album tutorials…you make it easy and I like your new ruler…which you sale…hope you do one in black because the white is hard for me to see I have 70 year old eyes. Thank you for all your hard work Good Job!

  33. Niza de la torre says:

    Love your tutorials very detailed and easy to follow. Would love to see what you come up with for a Mexican/ fiesta theme.

  34. Ragnhild Harstad says:

    I love your tutorials. The are so easy to follow. Thank you for teaching us how to make those beutyful albums.
    Love from Norway.

  35. Terri Nickles says:

    Your teaching is amazing–I so enjoy you ideas along with how you put a book together. I struggled when I first got started until I found your teaching. Thank you so much.

  36. Pam Waggoner says:

    I really like watching your videos/tutorials, I always pickup an new ideal.
    Lovely gifts that you are offering. Thanks

  37. Cathi Roland says:

    Shellie, So glad I discovered your store. I love it! Your designs are absolutely wonderful. The products you carry are the best of the best and at terrific prices. Thank you for your inspirations!

  38. Hi Shellie. The first time l watched your tutorials l feel in love with making your albums and wagons. My family just love what I make. You are a great teacher. Please don’t stop. Thank you so much for showing everyone your talent. Lynda. Thompson

  39. Deborah Rusignuolo says:

    Shellie your card came out beautiful. Love watching all your video’s, I made my very first album watching your tutorials last year and been making them ever since. Ever time you post a video I rush to your site and purchase the product needed to complete them. Thank you so much for all you do.

  40. lee says:

    your card is lovely and elegant…I can’t believe how generous you are with not one but six prizes! I love that you share so many beautiful tutorials and appreciate the inspiration you give! thanks very much…

  41. Donna Baker says:

    Beautiful card for weddings and Mother’s Day! You are quite the inspiration. I started doing a mini album for my granddaughter for high school graduation and it has ended up being five. I couldn’t stop… Keep up the great work!

  42. Surbhi Agrawal says:

    Hello Shellie,
    You are my inspiration! I just love your projects. Thank you for such a great giveaway.

  43. Linda Cook says:

    Shellie, Great giveaways! Thank you so much for your easy to follow tutorials. Good luck to everyone.

  44. Cathie Grenier says:

    Shellie, I love your album tutorials. You are so professional and it is a pleasure to listen to you speak. I would love to win an album you made. Thank you for the opportunity!

  45. Mikki Morris says:

    Oh what beautiful prizes! Thank you so much for your wonderful tutorials. I’ve never won anything, so this would be more than awesome to win!! Thank you again!!

  46. Tracy Moore says:

    I so look forward to new tutorial videos. Thanks so much for doing them and also for doing drawings for one of your beautiful albums. Truly appreciate it.

  47. Nessa S. says:

    Hi Shellie,
    Trying my luck on this giveaway!!!!!
    Love your work , and how you present your tutorials.
    Greeting from Canada

  48. Lorraine Jewett says:

    Hi Shelley. I love live your work. I have watched all your videos and am sooo happy so ryiu with the new store. If I ever go that way I will definitely drop in and say hi. All the best for you and your family and congrats on the new store

  49. Peggy mcclelland says:

    I thought I posted on here but I don’t see it so I’m doing it again. I tried to do these blog hops before but I’m not sure what I’m doing. Your work is so amazing and so easy to follow please never stop. Thank you peggy

  50. Nancy Jones says:

    Thank you for always giving. You are so kind. And creative!! I love your albums and your website. Thank you again for your generosity! Hi from Florida!

  51. Gretchen E says:

    Shellie, your designs are amazing. I enjoy your tutorials and am making books with you regularly. Thank you for making the books interesting and allowing even newbies the opportunity to do these amazing projects.

  52. Denise Watts says:

    Shellie – your designs are wonderful and your tutorials so easy to follow. Thank you for sharing with us!

  53. June Schmidt says:

    Love your videos Shellie and have made a lot of mini albums…they are easy to follow…thanks for sharing.

  54. Renee Cash says:

    Hi Shellie,
    Just wanted to let you know I love your tutorials. You are so easy to follow, I’m on my second mini album and plan to make more.

  55. Mary Mitchell says:

    Love your videos. They are easy to follow. Thank you for doing these so beginner can follow, and your projects are beautiful.

  56. Tinya Griffin says:

    Hi Shellie and Sissy! How exciting. Love your tutorials. You do such an amazing job! Thank you for a chance to win. ❤️

  57. Tammy Snyder says:

    Hi Shellie.. I’m so excited.. love love all your work. Your such an inspiration. Please keep the mini album tutorials coming. They are such beautiful albums.

  58. Gina Spears says:

    Hi Shellie,
    I just love watching all of your tutorials! You always do such a great job explaining how to create beautiful products! Thanks so much for sharing your artistic talent with us.

  59. Carla Blanck says:

    Thank you for having this give-away! How exciting! and what beautiful prices! This is my first visit to your blog and can’t wait to look around. Thanks also for your videos, I enjoy watching and find lots of ideas!

  60. Jenny Myers says:

    Shellie thank you for sharing all of your very talented creative works with us. You inspire me and I have made a few of your beautiful albums . I love them. Anyone who wins one of your creations will be very blessed. Thank you.

  61. pegatha1990 says:

    I’ve only recently been viewing your tutorials and just love them! Love your work and look forward to creating some of them, I really like how easy your step by step tutorials are! Thank you for showing us your wonderful talent!

  62. Bernice Lauzon says:

    Hi Shellie, I love all your videos. You inspired me to make a photo album for my granddaughter she loved it. With your video it make it easy for me follow along .

  63. larsonp1957 says:

    Hi Shellie,
    I have made several of your albums from your tutorials. My most favorite is the Coffee Talk Album!! Love, love it!❤️ Thanks for doing this giveaway!

  64. Terri Rhame says:

    Love your videos. They are very informative and easy to understand. Thank you for sharing your talent with all of us. Your creations are so beautiful.

  65. Cheryl DiCiesare says:

    What awesome prizes!!! Love all your tutorials they are so easy to follow and your mini albums are all gorgeous. Thanks so much for a chance to win.

  66. Dashem Y Hunter says:

    Thank you for sharing your gifts and talents with the world. Your books are so beautiful and your tutorials are really easy to follow. I am excited about this give away it would be AWESOME so see your work up close.

  67. Suzanne Parisien says:

    Thank you Shellie for all your wonderful tutorials. I am a great fan of yours. What great prizes!!!

  68. Sonja says:

    Shellie, I am always amazed by your beautiful projects, and it is so easy to follow your instructions, many thanks for sharing your talent!

  69. Nicole Bauer says:

    Hello Shellie, your crafting ist amazing! I’m so thankful for your tutorials, they are so easy to follow. You’ve inspired me so much! And your Dog ist soooooo cute. Send you best greetings from little Austria.

  70. Ana Vaz says:

    Hi Shellie!!!!

    I love watching your videos on YouTube. I have already done a few albums with your tutorials. They are really easy to follow. 🙂 You’re simply amazing!

  71. Angela says:

    Hi Shellie,
    Thank you for the opportunity to win one of you projects. I love your tutorials . To win one of your projects would be amazing. I’m following your baby tutorial at the moment. I’ve finished page two of the baby girl album , and on page one of the baby boy album . A slow process for me but very much enjoying do them..

    Thank you


    Ps disregard if duplicate , not sure if first comment went threw!

  72. Angela Ford says:

    Hi Shellie, thank you so much for this. I love your projects to win one who be amazing. At the moment I’m following the baby albums. Started in October . And only on page one of boy album. Done one and two of girl album . So a slow process for me, but very much enjoying your tutorial .

    Thank you


  73. Gladys Tizon says:

    I just want to say thank you for the amazing tutorials. I love all the things that you do. Specially the albums.

  74. Tajinder Sokhi says:

    wow so many awesome project I haven’t tried doing either I am in preschool now going to Kindergarten!

  75. Tracy says:

    Absolutely fabulous initiative…I love your crafting ideas, your mini albums are exquisite!! Can’t wait to watch your next tutorial. You truly are one of my favourite people to watch.

  76. Amanda Townsend says:

    I love your projects and tutorials. The first project I ever made was a Christmas Album I did because of your tutorial. Thank you for the time you give to us.

  77. Elke says:

    so beautyful I would like to win one of these even I live in Germany. Your Tutorials are always a highlite for me

  78. Judy Thompson says:

    Hi Shellie, I always love seeing you on You Tube! Your tutorials are always amazing. Your thought process and the way you make your albums are like no other. I love your tutorials so much and your way of teaching is so easy to follow. It’s always good to see you! I look forward to your new tutorials! Have a wonderful summer!

  79. Susan Baker says:

    Hi Shellie,
    Your work is absolutley amazing, and the tutorial is easy to follow. Tyfs and for the opportunity to follow your blog hop.

  80. Manuela Moriani says:

    I promised myself that I will meet you one day ! You have magic hands and you do stunning things ! Hugs from Italy

  81. Diane Jolma says:

    Hi Shellie, I ventured across the river with your shop as my destination. It’s a very lovely place to shop and your staff was really helpful. I loved getting to see all the scrapbooks you make on YouTube on display. Thanks for all your beautiful work.

  82. Hi hon you are so amazing. I’m new at crafting and you was one of the first paper crafter I saw. So you are to blame for me becomong addicted lol. But seriously thank you I have learned some much for you. Hugs

  83. Jennifer Richards says:

    Love your tutorials! You do such an amazing job on each project! Thanks for all the amazing content!

  84. Surbhi Agrawal says:

    Hello Shellie,
    You are my inspiration! I just love your projects. Thank you for such great giveaways.
    Good luck to all of us who are participating!

  85. Lois Hiett says:

    Love following along with your tutorials. Im fairly new at scrapbooking and you make it so easy to follow along. Thank you so much.

  86. Caroline Watson says:

    Hi Shellie, happy to blog hop!! Just wish I could hop over the pond to your shop and participate in some of your classes 🙂 from a very wet England xx

  87. Cindy Boyd says:

    I have recently found you tutorials and I am in love with them. I have been anxiously waiting for the next one. In the mean time I just ordered the wheels to attempt your gypsy wagon. Please enter me in the drawing.

  88. tristan says:

    Stunning card!
    What a generous array of prizes you’re gifting!
    I might win my very own Shellie Geigle mini-album! LOL
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  89. Ida Lovejoy says:

    I am so thankful you do these give always, but even more thankful for your tutorials. Thank you so much for the time you give.

  90. Cynthia Harper says:

    Shellie…you do such beautiful work….I am always making one of you tutorials…i love your gypsy wagon..

  91. Alexa Offringa says:

    Wow you have made another stunning piece and so simple to make but looks very hard. I really enjoy making projects from your tutorials.

  92. mariela251 says:

    You guys are all so talented! I’m amazed by all you guys and hope that one day I can craft just like you guys! Awesome Hop guys!!!!! Thank you

  93. Christine Johnson says:

    Hi Shellie! Just came from Sandi’s blog. Beautiful and elegant card! Always love your work! Generous prizes! Tfs Hugs, Christine

  94. Shellie says:

    The comment area under this post wasn’t working – but now it’s here and don’t forget to leave a comment to get entered to win prizes!

  95. Dragana Mathys says:

    Hi Shellie,

    It’s very nice of you to do these kinds of things. I love your tutorials and I’m always happy when I receive a notification that you posted another video. I hope there’ll be another one soon 🙂

    Greetings from Belgium! 🙂

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