DiscountCardstock / Twinery Hop!

The Twinery and Design Teams are joining up today for a Summer Party themed blog hop!

As you hop from blog to blog make sure and comment on every post because there will be two winners chosen randomly along the hop. If you get lost anywhere along the hop (or if someone is having a blog glitch!) a complete list of participants will be posted on The Twinery and blogs.

The hop will end on 7/13/2011 and winners will be posted on The Twinery and blogs the following day.

The prizes!

Colorful Bunch Sampler Pack ($20 retail value!) from the Twinery:


A paper sampler pack (a $20 retail value!) from

Our twine is made from 100% cotton, it’s eco-friendly and made in the USA. Whether you’re gift wrapping, crafting or tying up baked goods to give to a friend, our baker’s twine adds a fresh, yet nostalgic look to any project at hand! Our baker’s twine comes in 11 delicious colors and is uniquely twisted against a bright white hue, creating an eye-popping burst of color and a creative embellishment! Our twine has lots of color which lends to a fun, candy-striped look. was launched in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our mission is to provide great quality cardstock and specialty papers at discount pricing. We offer 100% acid and lignin free, archival quality uncoated cardstocks, as well as metallic, vellum, hand-made specialty papers, envelopes, scored cards and high qualify art paper and cards that are specially coated and developed for use by professional artists and card makers using ink jet printers.

The hop list:

The Twinery
You’re here! Jeanne Streiff
Emily Leiphart
Trudy Sjolander
Tifany DeGough
Heidi Blankenship
Grace Hester
Debbie Seyer
Monika Wright
Laura Williams
Angelica Suarez
Ivona Foster
Angie Hagist-Discount Cardstock Blog


Stamps – The Stamps of Life (island2visit, standup4sentiments)
Cardstock – Discount Cardstock (Baby Blue Light Prismatic 70#)
Twine – The Twinery (Cappaccino, Mandarin)
Die cuts: Sizzix eclips, 656856 Sizzix eclips Cartridge – Albums, Bags & Boxes
Other:  tacky tape

120 Responses to DiscountCardstock / Twinery Hop!

  1. What a fun card. Love the twine around the bark of the trees too cute..:)

  2. Great beachy card! joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

  3. Barbara O'Leary

    Ohh, this invitation is awesome! Love it! I love how it’s 3-D and the way you used twine for an authentic palm tree bark is amazing! So inviting and summery looking! Great job!

  4. What a neat invitation! Love the palm tree and colors, and especially the way you wrapped the twine around several times.

  5. Now that is cool..very creative..
    Thanks for sharing.

  6. This is so much fun!!! I love how you made the invitation into a little prize :D! And what great use of the twine!!!

  7. Francesca R.

    I’m just blog hopping around!

  8. Love this Jeanne! Very sweet and love what you did with your

  9. Hi there! I love your creative use of the twine on your invitation.. cute!!

  10. oh my goodness- how fun!! love the twine around the palm tree 😀

  11. Wow! Love the idea of using twine for the truck of the palm tree! Very nice bag!

  12. What a fantastic box, Jeanne! The twine around the palm tree is such a great idea 😀

  13. Oh wow! Love how you used twine for the palm tree base! Very cool!

  14. Great use of the Twine on your Gorgeous card. TFS

  15. conniemelancon

    love how you used the twine on the bark of the tree!

  16. Maureen D.

    I LOVE that project. The red twine makes it pop!

  17. Very nice! Love the twine bark! TFS!

  18. Very cute!! Love how you used the twine at the top of the box!

  19. how cute. the twine adds the perfect finishing touch. i can’t post on the twine blog for some reason.

  20. Debbie Seyer

    Super cute project, Jeanne! Love all the wonderful colors you used in the project, too!

  21. Love the cute way you used the twine. Very nice indeed! Thanks for sharing!

  22. Very nice project!I love the colorful papers!

  23. What a great idea. Thanks!

  24. Great invitation! love the way you wrapped the twine around palm tree trunk!

  25. What a creative idea, love it!

  26. JoAnn Burnham

    How cute and creative. Love it.

  27. Very cute!! I was just looking at those stamps this morning.

  28. Oh is that ever cute
    Love the colors and how you used the twine

  29. Love how you used the twine for the tree truck.

  30. Cute project!!

  31. Pretty card and very clever way of using twine.

  32. Great project! Love how you used The Twinery’s twine!


  33. Christy Johns

    Love the twine around the tree trunk! (I have always just used jute)

  34. What a perfect summertime invitation! LOVE the way you wrapped the twine around the trunk of the palm tree—-so clever!!

  35. Fabulous card. You sure know how to use the Twinery twine in such creative ways. Great summer themed card. TFS and the chance to win. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

  36. Great card… the Baker’s twine are the tree

  37. What an ADORABLE invitation! Always looking for new ideas! Love the twine around the trunk of the palm tree! Sooooo cute!!! Thanks for sharing!

    scrappingwithstephanie at gmail dot com

  38. Great project, I love the twine you used on this box and it’s placement.

  39. Helen LeBrett

    What a really cute gift bag: I especially love how you added the twine on the trunk on the palm for texture-it looks great!

  40. Sharon Gullikson

    Gorgeous twine makes every project great!

  41. b. poteraj

    How cute the bag is!!

  42. Natasha G.P.

    I love how you wound the twine around so many times. Cute.

  43. Love that box.

  44. This is a fabulous project–so eye pleasing and fun.

  45. LOVE the twine around the palm tree!!!
    Thanks for sharinf this beautiful project with us.

  46. Oh I am glad to have found this hop – I love twine and your card is awesome with the red!

  47. So cute! I love the palm tree and use of the twine! Makes me feel at home when I’m so far away from it. Hippity hop …

  48. Oh I love this red twine! So glad I found this hop~

  49. Stunning gift bag!

  50. What a fun idea for an invitation! Very creative! TFS

  51. Trisha Wright

    I am glad I got the link to your blog…what wonderful craft ideas you have! Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  52. What a fun card! Love how you did the tree trunk!

  53. Cool card! thanks!

  54. Denise Weber

    Awesome! Love the palm tree bark. Such a cool idea!

  55. This is too cute! I want to go there! Thanks so much!

  56. very cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  57. I love your gift bag, Jeanne! The twine around the palm trunk is a great idea!

  58. Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharingthis awesome invitation :)

  59. So cute! I love how you wrapped the twine around the tree trunk :)

  60. Fantastic invitation! What an original palm tree with that twisted twine…love it!

  61. cute card.

  62. Ooooh I love the bag idea! Too adorable. I did not catch it at first glance but on closer inspection, noticed that you used baker’s twine for the tree. Clever!

  63. Very fun and creative card. I especially love the texture you gave to your tree trunk with the twine! ;D

  64. Wendy Orme

    Such fun…love blog hops!

  65. Great Invitation!! Love how you wrapped the Twine around the tree!! Very cool!! TFS!!
    ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com

  66. What a cute and creative project! I just love it. :)

  67. Janet Licari

    Very attractive gift bag…I like the use of the scallop edge for clouds. Thank You for sharing in the hop.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

  68. i LOVE the idea of the twine on the tree trunk! Such an awesome idea… Thanks for joining the hop! :)

  69. Super cute invitation! I love the tropical theme!

  70. Wow! I am in love with your card! Love the extra texture you got with the twine!

  71. what a wonderful card!

  72. Adorable project! I love how you used the twine on the trunk of the palm tree!

  73. Love the twine around the trees – great card!

  74. What a great project. I like how you used the twine.

  75. Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. I really enjoy following your blog!

  76. How cute is this, Jeanne? TOO CUTE! I am so jealous that you already have your Island2Visit set. Hey… mine may be in the mailbox now. Gotta go check! : ) TFS this project.

  77. I love the name of your blog. I also like the bag invitation, what a cute and different idea for an invite.

  78. Oh yeah, I am having fun with the blog hop, a great way to see other blog sites. I am posting this blog hop on my blog site so others can join the fun.

  79. Alyson Marcum

    Such a cool design for an invitation! It makes me want to go be crafty right now :)

  80. Evette K. Ciampo

    Fantastic invitation!! Just love your creation. Great job.

  81. Clare Groninga

    I just adore your clever use of twine on the tree- cute project!

  82. I especially love how you have used the brown twine around the palm tree trunk! How creative!

  83. That’s such an awesome project! Love the tree with that twine bark. Great idea!!

  84. Cute card!

  85. Sheri Gilson

    What a FUN invitation!!

  86. Barbara Sweany

    I just recived this stamp set in the mail, thanks for a great idea!

  87. Wow, I love the palm tree!

  88. Jeanne – How cute is that! Love what you made. Thanks for sharing.

  89. Love your palm or should I say twine tree! Great inspiration!

  90. love how you added the texture to the palm tree w twine – I’ve a sample pack but it’s from before they added the addt’l colors. great stuff! thanx for the inspiration and blog candy opp!

  91. Adorable little treat bag, very creative to make the tree trunk with the twine! Love the use of the red/white twine on top as well!

  92. Jeanne, I adore your invitation! That palm tree is adorable!

  93. The gift box you created is so cute and the closure with The Twinery twine so clever!

  94. I love how you used the twine around the tree to give it dimension. never would have thought of that! It’s a very nice card.

  95. LOVE the invitation! Super cute and perfect for my daughter’s luau!

  96. Carrie Vel

    What a great party favor!

  97. What a fun 3d invitation!

  98. What a cute palm tree! Great way to use this twine!

  99. What a great invitation. That palm tree just invites you in to relax and the colourful twine indicates that there is going to be some fun!

  100. Perfect for Hawaii!

  101. How fun! I love the project and what a great opportunity to be on their design team!

  102. Love this project and the twine on the palm tree is genius!

  103. Cute idea! The twine on the palm tree is a very neat idea.

  104. Such a fun card, I love how you’ve done the palm tree, it looks fab!

  105. The palm tree with the twine trunk for texture is absolutely delightful!

  106. Evelene Sterling

    I love how you made the palm tree have the bark with the twine. It is such a cute invite.

    esterling1923 at gmail dot com

  107. Cheryl Leong

    I think I’m a great hopper, haha, cause I’m hopping all of the blogs… 😀
    The card is so awesome… Wanna win them allllll pick me pick me!!!

  108. Karen Letchworth

    Jeanne: Thanks for sharing your beautiful blog with us. I love this blog hop because of the awesome companies involved.

  109. Beautifully done! And the twine on the coconut tree looks awesome, it adds just the right amount of texture that the bark would have. :) Thank you for sharing.

    Katie B.

  110. Cute, Cute bag. The palm tree is so creative.

  111. Marianne B.

    Love this design! This hop is going to be great for me, since I have just gotten on the “twine bandwagon” and I am loving it!

  112. i love how the twine is used as the bark on the tree. so cute

  113. super cute!!

  114. Love it!! So cute!! Thanks for the inspiration :-)

  115. I love the use of twine around the tree trunk! What a fabulous idea!

  116. Fabulous card!!!

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