So Excited and Honored

Thank you so much for joining me.  I’ve been blogging now for 9 years and have had the fortune of building a lovely community here – behind the scenes I refer to all those lovely souls who visit as Gracelets – they bring joy and always impart a morsel of grace that lifts my spirits, makes me laugh, and carries me and others through the day.  Over time it’s became apparent to me that while there are so many things I want to do – design, answer emails, create videos – that having enough time is a factor.  I was doing a little bit of each, but was not doing anything as well as I wanted.   Because I want to continue to savor the experience of blogging and want you to see what I’ve designed and how it can be used, I’ve reached out to four lovely souls that have been my friends though the years and asked them to help me.   We all have the same heart and they are glorious designers in their own right.


Please help me welcome the Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team.

These are people who have been in the trenches encouraging you from afar although you didn’t really know it.  I’ll be blogging right beside them but the number of ideas you’ll get to see with my dies and stamps will grow!

The Challenge
While they are waiting for the mailman to deliver their dies, I challenged each of the Creative Team members to share a favorite project they have made in the past.  It will show you their style and what to expect in the coming weeks as they demonstrate ideas that add value to your craft investments.  Oh, and after I’ve introduced all, my favorite project is at the bottom of this post as well as links to each Creative Team Member.

The Prizes
Since this is our first hop, of course there are prizes!  There are five dies that are being given away. One name will be randomly picked from comments left on each of our five blogs on the APG Creative Team May Blog Hop post between May 3 and  May 8, 2017 at midnight US CST and our international friends can participate!  The randomly selected names will be announced on the Amazing Paper Grace Blog on May 9th.

Up for grabs is an Amazing Paper Grace die of your choice (excludes the Vintage Elegance Collection) there will be a total of five dies and a winner can win once.  If your name is selected, simply claim it within 2 weeks of announcement by sending your address through the form under the Contact Tab on the Amazing Paper Grace Blog.  The dies will be mailed out by me, once I’ve received your winning info and choice.

And now, please let me introduce:

The Creative Team

Melissa Bove –
Melissa’s style is sweet and charming – she’s expert in romantic shabby chic styling with flowers and ephemera.  She crafts with a passion and positivity that is absolutely  infectious.  You have no doubt seen her cards on a well known Cardmaking magazine cover.  Akin to an Interior Decorator, she’s a Card Decorator, apportioning truly beautiful things.

I live in Toms River, New Jersey with my husband and 2 children and 1 fur baby kitty. I love anything vintage, shabby, chippy or rusty!! I have crafted from the time I could walk but my favorite things to make are handmade cards and gifts for friends and family. Besides crafting, I love to cook, work in my garden, decorate my home, read a good book, but most importantly, spending time with my beautiful family. I am thrilled to be a part of the very first Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team! Becca, you are a true inspiration and beautiful person both inside and out! Thank you for asking me to be a part of this fabulous team!



Anita Kejriwal –
Anita is simply prolific – as an avid crafter you have no doubt seen her coloring and her signature flowers – her tutorials are awesome.  She dreams and it manifests itself into paper with jaw-dropping cards.  She’s not shy, and has taken her training to Facebook where she often shares her product expertise live.

My name is Anita Kejriwal and I live in India. I have been married for 24 years with two kids and a very supportive and loving husband.  Crafting is very close to my heart and I have set my life into it since last 15 years. Over these years, I have come a long way making a new identity and a new space for myself.  I started my journey of crafting with simple stamping and scrapbooking . I love trying out new techniques and styles and absorb and learn all that I see. The world crafting community is wonderful place and I love being a part of it.  My hobby has won me many awards and appreciation all over the world . Besides crafting, I love to cook, sing and dance. I also love travelling and would love to see travel to many places all over the world. Being a part of the APG team has been a dream come true. For me, Becca is my idol and I feel blessed to get this opportunity to work with her.  I thank Becca for believing in my work . I hope and wish that we will continue to work for many years together.

Kristi Schurr - Amazing Paper Grace Creative TeamKristi Schurr –
Kristi and I have worked together before and I found myself always wishing I had created the card that she created.  She has a very detailed look that often includes pretty bows, lace and flowers – simply full of charm.  Her expertise is in placement and coordination of elements for a polished look – everything she touches becomes beautiful!  She sells her cards on Etsy and can hardly keep them in stock.

I’m Kristi Schurr and I live in Georgia with my husband of 23 years and two children. I have been crafting my whole life, starting as a little girl making Christmas tree ornaments from felt and sequins to sewing clothes for my dolls using the fabric scraps my grandmother gave me. I took up stamping in the early nineties when I bought a stamp set at a local big box store and have been hooked ever since! I also dabble in mixed media and have other crafts I like such as bookbinding and painting. When I’m not paper crafting, I like to read, garden, see movies and spend time with my family/ I am so happy to be a part of Becca’s Creative Team and hope you’ll find some inspiration from my projects.


Joanna Krogulec - Amazing Paper Grace Creative TeamJoanna Krogulec –
Joanna has been quietly crafting stunning arrangements for quite some time.  She’s humble and very quiet – I think she’s an unsung hero.  She came onto my radar when I was trying to better learn to craft flowers.  She taught me well and freely shares her flowermaking expertise.  Take a look through her blog for extensive flower making tutorials.  She loves flowers and flower-making and it definitely shows in her beautiful, pristine creations.

My name is Joanna. I am Polish living in London, UK. I have a beautiful daughter who has just turned 9. I enjoy making cards and decorating them with my handmade flowers. Before I started making cards I cross stitched a lot. When I am not crafting I am reading books. I love nature. On my blog I share what I create as well as crafty techniques, which I am discovering, learning and trying myself. Thanks to blogging I met my crafty friends.  I am delighted that I could join Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team.

These are givers, spreaders of kindness, they love the art for the art and they love to teach.  I can hardly wait to see what they do with my dies and other products. More than anything, these ladies are my friends and in a world where I often work alone, they have become a bright spot in my day and have blessed me by reinvigorating my whole crafting outlook.  If you can, please welcome them by following them everywhere they share online.  Their links are below and they will be sharing all their social media links with you as well.

Visit Melissa  – to see one of her favorite creations.
Visit Anita      – to see one of her favorite creations.
Visit Kristi      – to see one of her favorite creations.
Visit Joanna   – to see one of her favorite creations.

Now on to my favorite creation.  This is a card that I created way back in 2012 before pop-ups were cool.  I combined my love for elegant along with my love of technical moving parts and as you can see this is a little bit of a surprise. This was created by scratch and when I pulled it out of my stash, it even had me scratching my head.  Even though I don’t remember exactly how I made it, I remember the glee I felt when I created it!  That’s what this craft is all about.

This . . .

Pop Up Cottage -

turns into this.  So fun!!

In action:


post-header-bottomThank you so much for joining us today and sharing this special occasion.  Working behind the scenes with these ladies has been a real treat and has ignited a renewed spirit for crafting and collaborating.  Join us every week as we share!  Oh, and please check back on May 9th to see if you are a prize winner.


  • JoAnn BurnhamMay 3, 2017 - 9:21 am

    Your card is beautiful, as is all your work. Looking forward to all the gorgeous creations by the APG Creative Team.ReplyCancel

  • HeaneyMay 3, 2017 - 9:23 am

    Congrats on having a new creative team. They are all so talented and unique in their own way. Have been following them for some time. Looking forward to more inspiring creations and be inspired.ReplyCancel

  • Elaine JohnsonMay 3, 2017 - 9:29 am

    Becca, you have chosen well. All your Dt are amazing, just like you! I am so looking forward to many awesome, gorgeous creations. Thank you. ElainejReplyCancel

    • Elaine JohnsonMay 4, 2017 - 8:23 am

      I failed to mention that awesome card. How clever and beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Linda KMay 3, 2017 - 9:30 am

    wow-this pop up card is amazing!! So glad to have found you and the talented design team from Melissa’s blog.ReplyCancel

  • Leslie ScholesMay 3, 2017 - 9:30 am

    So exciting Becca! Welcome Team members & I can’t wait to be even more inspired!ReplyCancel

  • Kristine VencelMay 3, 2017 - 9:35 am

    I am so thrilled and excited for you and your team! What a blessing for you, Becca, to have some much needed & talented assistance. And what an honor to your team to be chosen to work with you. I can’t wait to see what the future has in store for APG! You go, girls! ??????????ReplyCancel

  • Patti CMay 3, 2017 - 9:40 am

    Oh, I am so looking forward to seeing your dies used in so many ways. What an inspiration you have been. This is going to be fun!ReplyCancel

  • Vinita JainMay 3, 2017 - 9:41 am

    Congrats on having such a Talented and Creative team! Welcome to all members, looking forward to seeing more magical creations!
    Your pop up card is so magical, can’t imagine there would be gorgeous pop-up house inside, love it, Becca!Thanks for sharing the fun video!ReplyCancel

  • Teresa AtkinsonMay 3, 2017 - 9:41 am

    this is exciting news. I can’t wait to see what all these talented ladies bring us. CongratulationsReplyCancel

  • Denice with a "c"May 3, 2017 - 9:45 am

    Oh my goodness, how wonderful to have so many talented gals to enhance this wonderful hobby. I am so glad you will now have a little more time and not feel so overwhelmed. I am so glad God has blessed you so. As always I just love your cards you make and really think the little house is adorable. I will have to give that one a try one of these days. : ) Hugs…. Denice with a “c”ReplyCancel

  • Patricia FMay 3, 2017 - 9:53 am

    Exciting news! Welcome to the new design team – looking forward to even more inspiration. Thank you Becca.ReplyCancel

  • Rosie WaldtMay 3, 2017 - 9:53 am

    Such an interesting story, Becca, and love to meet your team!! You have been an inspiration with all your peaks and valleys that you have shared and always come back to your peaks. Bless you. Love all your cards and never delete them as my plans are to *cheat* and copy them (if I can. ha) but sometimes life gets in the way. Keep on growing and always look forward to your next newsletter.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy KMay 3, 2017 - 9:54 am

    How exciting that you now have your own team of talented artists! They all have awesome creations to see on their blogs, and I’m looking forward to seeing what the create with your dies. Thank you for this new endeavor to look forward to!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy KMay 3, 2017 - 9:55 am

    How exciting that you now have your own team of talented artists! They all have awesome creations to see on their blogs, and I’m looking forward to seeing what the create with your dies. Thank you for this new endeavor to look forward to!
    The house you posted is nothing short of gorgeous, I want to live there! Lol. And the card is just lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Dianne SchlegelMay 3, 2017 - 10:01 am

    What wonderful news Becca! Your creation as usual is special like everything you create. Can’t wait to check out their creations – and to winning one of your exquisite dies!
    God bless the 5 of you! Hugs DianneReplyCancel

  • Chris PecherzewskiMay 3, 2017 - 10:02 am

    Congratulations Becca!! Oh my my my!! what a great Creative Team you have!! How exciting to be able to enter a contest and win a die of my choice!!!!! I have always admired your awesome stunning art of card making! :) Be blessed and i can’t wait!!ReplyCancel

  • MildredMay 3, 2017 - 10:12 am

    Such exciting news, Becca. Congratulations. Looking forward to hopping to your team’s websites. Beautiful card.ReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenMay 3, 2017 - 10:12 am

    I LOOOVE this pop up card Becca! Of course, PERFECTLY DONE! ;) AND CONGRATULATIONS on choosing a Team to work with! THIS IS EXCITING!!!! I HAVE TO SAY, WOW! What a team you’ve put together too!!! I CAN’T WAIT to see MOOOORE! ;)ReplyCancel

  • Charlotte ZweigoronMay 3, 2017 - 10:14 am

    I was just telling my husband about your latest adventure (he knows all about you because you are my #1 inspiration). I said “The woman is moving on up! I love it!”

    I loved this card so much I bought the stamp. But it has never been out of the package. It has been one of those precious pieces that has been waiting for the perfect occasion. Again, I am inspired. The ladies in my class will have to take on a trickier project than usual because this has to come to life for me.

    All my crafting energy seems to be taken up prepping for and instructing my lovely group of ladies that have become tight friends & confidants over the last three years. I am so blessed for having been the instrument of bringing us together. I know you understand.

    I am in the stands, barely noticeable in the crowd, but rooting like crazy with the fans for your continued success and fulfillment.

    Blessings & Hugs, Becca.ReplyCancel

  • KathyMay 3, 2017 - 10:15 am

    Wow and wow…what an awesome group of ladies…love their work and of course yours too…CongradsReplyCancel

  • JoyceMay 3, 2017 - 10:16 am

    How wonderful, to have you share the talent of people you are inspired by, Becca! Your endorsement alone, is high praise for these creative women!ReplyCancel

  • KelleyMay 3, 2017 - 10:19 am

    As always love your work!!!ReplyCancel

  • Sherry LowmasterMay 3, 2017 - 10:20 am

    How cool that you have a design team!! Congrats!! and thaks for a chance to win some awesome dies!ReplyCancel

  • Janet SaievaMay 3, 2017 - 10:34 am

    Oh wow Becca this card is AMAZING! Congratulations on your design team…I’m so looking forward to seeing everyone’s Creations. I’m very familiar with Anita’s beautiful artistry and I’m looking forward to “meeting” Melissa, Kristi and Joanna. I’m off to visit their blogs now.ReplyCancel

  • Denise BryantMay 3, 2017 - 10:37 am

    Amazing card with a gorgeous surprise inside!
    Looking forward to visiting the blogs of Melissa, Anita, Kristi and Joanna! Can’t wait to see their creations, and excited to visit some new-to-me blogs!ReplyCancel

  • LynetteMay 3, 2017 - 10:47 am

    Congratulations on the launch of your very own Design Team. That is amazing! (See what I did there…lol). I am looking forward to visiting everyone’s blog. If these ladies inspire YOU, they must be unbelievable! I am hoping to meet you at the workshop tomorrow night in Bolton. I thought we were going to be out of town but we aren’t, so I just called this morning to see if there is an extra spot. Fingers crossed! In awe always, one of your Gracelets…..ReplyCancel

  • Crafty CruiserMay 3, 2017 - 10:57 am

    Wow Becca – what a revelation! I am so pleased that you are able to share the load and, having looked at the blogs of your design team, I can see why you have chosen them. They are all very talented and are joining one of the most talented crafters in the world!! Congratulations!
    Doreen RReplyCancel

  • Susan B.May 3, 2017 - 11:09 am

    Congratulations! I am looking forward to checking out your teams blogs.ReplyCancel

  • Clare CurcioMay 3, 2017 - 11:10 am

    Becca, you always amaze me with your wonderful work – and I mean full of wonder! I’m looking forward to seeing all the fabulous works you and the team will create and share!ReplyCancel

  • ElaineMay 3, 2017 - 11:14 am

    WOW ! Becca,a fab team you have chosen , i am sure we will be spoiled with many creations and beautiful projects .
    Thank you for all your hard work and dedication your card is so beautiful as always .
    God Bless
    Elaine H XReplyCancel

  • Jan CastleMay 3, 2017 - 11:16 am

    Looking forward to visiting all these blogs!!!! Your card Becca is a real SURPRISE!!!! What FUN!!! TFS these lovely ladies blogs with us…I am sure we will find inspiration there just as we do seeing what you share with us. I am thankful for you Becca – take a bow!
    Paper Hugs,

  • NazneenMay 3, 2017 - 11:17 am

    Wow! Congratulations on your very talented Design Team! I have always admired your out of the world creations Dear Becca!Looking forward to hop and to see the gorgeous creations by the design teamReplyCancel

  • TammieMay 3, 2017 - 11:20 am

    Congratulations Becca and gathering a very talented team!ReplyCancel

  • Joy MossMay 3, 2017 - 11:20 am

    Oh…my…gosh!!! This card is amazing!!! I can’t believe you haven’t shown us this one before and I truly wish you did a video on how to make it. So glad you are starting a blog hop with others and pulling in a design team to make things easier for you. The other crafters are wonderful and I love how many of them make flowers!!!ReplyCancel

  • Pam KellyMay 3, 2017 - 11:21 am

    If someone asked me which of your gorgeous cards is my favorite, I would be hard pressed to provide an answer – until I was reminded how this card simply blew me away the first time I saw it. I was very intrigued by the lovely aqua inset in the oval on the card front. SO pretty! Then I viewed the inside. Amazing! CONGRATULATIONS, Becca, on this new road that you will be traveling. You are a blessing in our lives. And “Welcome” to the fabulous ladies joining you. I can’t wait to see all of the wonderful creations coming our way.

  • Deborah S RobinsonMay 3, 2017 - 11:22 am

    Becca – What a fabulous team you have. I will be sure to following them as I do you daily. My favorite – the Pop Up card box. How darling is that. May God shine his favor on this new venture for you and the ladies.ReplyCancel

  • Donna GolbyMay 3, 2017 - 11:27 am

    Wow more inspiration. Thanks BeccaReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanMay 3, 2017 - 11:35 am

    Another beautiful card. Congratulations on your design team, looking forward to seeing the creative talent of your team. Christine S.ReplyCancel

  • Olga JewellMay 3, 2017 - 12:04 pm

    You have got one very talented team there, every thing is gorgeous!!!!ReplyCancel

  • J WilliamsMay 3, 2017 - 12:11 pm

    Great idea to create a creative team. I’ve just hopped round the team members’ blogs. Awesome talent, every one. Really looking forward to seeing more of their creations. Love your pop up box, so fabulously detailed.ReplyCancel

  • Bonnie SpringleMay 3, 2017 - 12:16 pm

    I am so excited for you’! Your card is beautiful just like you. I am excited to watch the ladies work. Thank you so much for everything you do! May God bless and keep you . ??ReplyCancel

  • Karen WeddingMay 3, 2017 - 12:19 pm

    I just love your pop-up card. I can’t believe that beautiful house folds up so perfectly to fit nice and flat in the card. Great card.ReplyCancel

  • CheriMay 3, 2017 - 12:42 pm

    Becca, congratualtions! I’ve followed you forever, laughed at your comments, oohed & aahed @ your creations, cried when John was sick and then passed, and reveled in your success since. Good work girlfriend!!!ReplyCancel

  • BunnyMay 3, 2017 - 12:46 pm

    Thank you for the fun hop. What a group of talent and the creations they’ve made. We can’t wait to see more and learn more. Your pop up is unbelievable. Just so lovely.ReplyCancel

  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy Lynda UKMay 3, 2017 - 12:52 pm

    Good morning Becca, looks like a fab team, and you deserve some help to lighten the load!!!
    Good times ahead!!!
    Bless you!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

  • Maryann LaursenMay 3, 2017 - 1:02 pm

    Oh my goodness Becca, I had almost forgot about this, but as soon as I saw it, I remembered how it amazed me, when I saw it back then. It is really gorgeous and a genius make, and I wish, I could make anything like this, as my granddaughters would love that, I´m sure.
    Biiig congrats on getting this new team to help you, and I can´t wait to see, what they have to share now too. Have a wonderful time sweet lady.ReplyCancel

  • Anne(UK)May 3, 2017 - 1:03 pm

    The APG Creative Team! Oh wow! Even more fabulous creations to gaze upon! How exciting for you, Becca! And love that pop up card :o)
    Bless you for putting up dies to win too! You are an all round star!
    Anne(UK) xReplyCancel

  • Emilia-tworzyMay 3, 2017 - 1:10 pm

    Congrats on having a new creative team. Your cards are beautuful.ReplyCancel

  • Diane FMay 3, 2017 - 1:18 pm

    Gorgeous card as always, Becca. Congrats on creating your own DT. You are such an inspiration that I can only imagine what is in store for us from these lovely ladies!ReplyCancel

  • Sally J.May 3, 2017 - 1:20 pm

    How exciting Becca! I can’t wait to see all the creative talent…love your cards. May God continue to bless you!ReplyCancel

  • Linda BatsonMay 3, 2017 - 1:28 pm

    What a beautiful surprise to see with this card. Congratulations on putting together a team. It’s very exciting for everyone which is wonderful I think. Looking forward to seeing all the new creations.ReplyCancel

  • Jo AnnaMay 3, 2017 - 1:29 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS on your APG creative team. Looking forward to lots of creative inspirations from them and you. Your pop-up card is stunning (as usual).ReplyCancel

  • Juanita BraunMay 3, 2017 - 1:50 pm

    What a surprise when you open the card. I love it! Thanks for sharing,ReplyCancel

  • Alla SMay 3, 2017 - 1:54 pm

    Congratulations on your next phase of creativity! I took a peek at each of the ladies blogs and they are blowing me away with their creativity!!! I will definitely go back and peruse their blogs more closely for inspiration. Looking forward to all the creations you and your team come up with.ReplyCancel

  • Carol H.May 3, 2017 - 1:56 pm

    Oh my goodness CONGRATULATIONS! on your very own design team!! You’ve rounded up some talented ladies and I can’t wait to see even more inspiration from them with your products! So happy for you!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • VICTORIAMay 3, 2017 - 1:56 pm

    Wonderful news!! Congratulations Becca! I wish you all the best to you and your team. I can’t wait to get inspiration from all of you. Much success to the APG Creative Team!!ReplyCancel

  • Verna PetersMay 3, 2017 - 1:57 pm

    I have been following you ever since I heard about your blog. Your cards are the best. You are very creative and now to have such creative ladies joining you will be great. All the best to all of you. I can’t believe your pop-up card. It truly is a surprise. So creative and so beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us.ReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanMay 3, 2017 - 1:58 pm

    Dear Becca,
    Are you feeling euphoria, like you’ve just given birth? I couldn’t be happier and more excited about your creation, your brand-spanking-new Design Team! You’re right about this being big. I can’t wait to see how all your collaboration inspires phenomenal growth and success for Amazing Paper Grace. Once again, I feel fortunate to have a front-row seat to witness all the wonderful things in store!
    Love & Joyous Blessings! (What a spectacular card today, too!)ReplyCancel

  • Carol BurnsMay 3, 2017 - 2:24 pm

    How exciting too have a creative team. Your pop-up card shows that you’ve always been ahead of the curve?
    Carol bReplyCancel

  • Wanda ThomasMay 3, 2017 - 2:26 pm

    I’ve been with you from the start and it’s been so exciting to see you grow and flourish. Congrats; you’re the best!ReplyCancel

  • sherry gardnerMay 3, 2017 - 2:39 pm

    I love all of your work, so so beautiful and peaceful to look upon….:)ReplyCancel

  • Glennis FarrellMay 3, 2017 - 2:50 pm

    fantastic news – congratulations on a great teamReplyCancel

  • Sara AlfordMay 3, 2017 - 3:07 pm

    Oh My, Becca,
    You have finally “blown my socks off”. What very wonderful and unexpected news. I’m so happy to be a fly on the wall of your life. All five of the APG Creative Team will provide me with sparks of delight. Only problem, trying to decide where to start first. Joanna’s whimsical creative ideas are so appealing. Kristi’s cards have a lovely balance and Theme Cards are my favorite, but her color combos leave me sighing. Melissa’s shabby chic is perfect for my Graphic 45 papers. Anita’s cards are crisp and deliberate. And lastly, you my dear are the most creative talent I have ever come to find. I love everything you do. Your technical skills match my engineering husband’s and my color choice seems to be your color choice.
    Thank you for allowing me to be part of this new adventure. Cannot wait to see how all of your lives unfold. God bless with Hugs, SaraReplyCancel

  • Peach LeeMay 3, 2017 - 3:12 pm

    Congrats to you on the new Design Team! What a treat for you as well as your subscribers! Your pop-up card is beyond fabulous!

  • Magda Wo/decoartMMay 3, 2017 - 3:27 pm

    wow, amazing girls, wonderfull dtReplyCancel

  • Dayle SMay 3, 2017 - 3:43 pm

    Beautiful card! I love interactive cards, too. Lovely, lovely, lovely!

    Can’t wait to see what your new team does with your gorgeous dies!ReplyCancel

  • DottieMay 3, 2017 - 3:52 pm

    Wow! This new team is a huge endeavor which all of us followers will truly admire and profit from. So exciting .. I am so looking forward to the techniques and creations all of your new team comes up with. You go girls!!!ReplyCancel

  • Aiveen JudgeMay 3, 2017 - 3:52 pm

    Interesting times ahead. Well done you. Looking forward to seeing all the new blogs.ReplyCancel

  • Carolyn AhearneMay 3, 2017 - 4:09 pm

    What a great idea Becca! The APG blog team should be very proud. I look forward to seeing lots more inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • Karen M. RothMay 3, 2017 - 4:14 pm

    Becca , I am so very excited for you! I just knew you would Blossom this year and Blooming right where you are is just who you are and such an inspiration to myself and countless others even out of the field of Crafting and Card making.

    Will be sure to check them all out.ReplyCancel

  • Vicky S.May 3, 2017 - 4:20 pm

    What a wonderful idea to have these wonderful girls help you.
    I love your card.
    Can’t wait to see all the creations that you & your team will be making.ReplyCancel

  • RosetteMay 3, 2017 - 4:24 pm

    Wow Becca! You never seize to surprise me with something more awesome! Congrats on this new adventure! I’m sure there will be more surprises. X God bless you dearReplyCancel

  • Rene StansellMay 3, 2017 - 4:31 pm

    Hi from Australia Becca and welcome to your Gracelets I will be linking on to their blogs with anticipation.
    Rene from OZ xReplyCancel

  • Carol EdwardsMay 3, 2017 - 4:32 pm

    How exciting to move forward with a special group of soulmates and congratulations to a great team. Can’t wait to see the wonderful ideas and inspiration. Crafty hugsxReplyCancel

  • Joanna DicksonMay 3, 2017 - 4:37 pm

    Wow … I have never seen this card before but oh my … I love it.
    Can’t wait to see all the new teams creations. Take care all. Lots of crafty love xxxReplyCancel

  • a.le kartkaMay 3, 2017 - 5:27 pm

    Bardzo eleganckie, przepi?kne prace.ReplyCancel

  • Betty McAlisterMay 3, 2017 - 6:08 pm

    Congratulations Becca on your wonderful new design team. We will have fabulous inspiration from you all. Your card today is lovely. Will watch video tomorrow xxReplyCancel

  • Georgia LindseyMay 3, 2017 - 6:20 pm

    I am so excited for this new addition to your creativity. I fully agree with your choices of designers they are very talented and I am looking forward to increasing my knowledge about paper crafting. Thank you!!ReplyCancel

  • Noelene ApapMay 3, 2017 - 6:29 pm

    Hi Becca,
    Wow! The team you have chosen are amazing! So happy for you! I only came across your blog about 2 years ago, (wish I had from the beginning), but in that time your creations never cease to amaze me. I love your style & the styles of your DT are equally gorgeous!
    I noticed you have a new collection coming soon & can’t wait to get my hands on them. I can’t wait to see what new amazing creations you & the DT have in stall for us. Well done! Only down side is I may go broke buying all your dies lol
    P.S this card is so cute! Very clever lady!
    Have a lovely week! xReplyCancel

  • Cristina BorzMay 3, 2017 - 6:36 pm

    Congratulations Becca!So happy for your new team! Can’t wait to see their creations! This card is so lovely as all your cards! Love them all!You are a big inspiration!ReplyCancel

  • Marzee CarnesMay 3, 2017 - 6:37 pm

    I love this card! I am excited to see all the creations the design team comes up with. By the way, I received your package yesterday. The card is even more beautiful in real life!!! It is going to be framed in my craft space!ReplyCancel

  • Katie BairdMay 3, 2017 - 6:44 pm

    What?!?! Holy Moly this is fabulous!ReplyCancel

  • SuzzieQMay 3, 2017 - 7:20 pm

    Your popup card is awesome! Such a surprise inside the card. No one would ever guess what was inside from seeing the front of the card. Congratulations on creating your design team. That is a great big step for you and I am proud of you. All of the design team members are so talented. I am looking forward to the inspiration they are sure to give me.ReplyCancel

  • Christine MillerMay 3, 2017 - 7:35 pm

    Becca, this is an exciting post. So thrilled that you are pulling together a team to support your needs and for all the things that means to your readers. Love Melissa Bove’s work and cannot wait to get to know the other ladies you have chosen.ReplyCancel

  • Archana JoshiMay 3, 2017 - 7:42 pm

    I am very excited and waiting for your dies. Always in love with your stunning cards. I am sure your dies will be out of tjis would. I am super crazy for dies.
    Congratulations to the awesome team.
    Http:// craftcave.blogspot.comReplyCancel

  • LindaMay 3, 2017 - 7:51 pm

    I always look forward to new posts on your blog. Thrilled to learn more about your new team.ReplyCancel

  • !Donna Jo CooperMay 3, 2017 - 8:09 pm

    Congratulations to all the creative team members–I’ll look forward to seeing your new creations.ReplyCancel

  • Angelique VelaMay 3, 2017 - 8:28 pm

    Hi, Becca! I’m so excited for you. Looking forward to future posts. I thought I’d let you know, moments after I read your post listing the cards you mailed (day after you posted), my boys come to me with the mail and their is your package waiting for me to open it. To add blessing upon blessing I discover inside the package an extra gift that happens to be the very item I’ve been wanting to acquire but had not had opportunity to. Your graciousness has doubly blessed me.ReplyCancel

  • ANN ROBBINSMay 3, 2017 - 8:40 pm

    Oh my, Becca!
    What a nice surprise to see this team of very talented ladies who will be helping you as well as all of your “Gracelets!” I have not had a chance to review all of their blogs but am a follower of Anita’s blog and love seeing her beautiful Heartfelt Creation flowers. Sure has a knack for blending of colors. As soon as I can I plan on checking out the other three. I am so happy for you and look forward to continueing on as “one” of your most loyal Gracelets. I have checked out the “new” dies in your collection and have my favorite one picked out. God Bless you and your APG team!!!
    Ann Robbins
    Loyal follower for at least 8 years.ReplyCancel

  • Kris TurnerMay 3, 2017 - 9:03 pm

    Becca, what awesome news! Been following you for many years, and feel this next step will be so wonderful for you and all of us. The work of your new design time is stunning and will go greatly with your dies and your artistic endeavors. Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • Shona PattersonMay 3, 2017 - 10:05 pm

    I am excited to see what your design team will create. You have picked some of my favourite crafters ever for your team. I have been Kristi’s fan from the first card I saw of hers back on JR. I miss seeing the beautiful types of cards that these designers make. I love the complexity of their designs which match so perfectly with your dies. This is going to be GREAT!!ReplyCancel

  • Darlene SirrineMay 3, 2017 - 10:34 pm

    Oh Becca, your team does such beautiful work. Can’t wait to start following all of them for more inspiration. Congratulations on selecting such talented crafts-women for your team.ReplyCancel

  • Tanja SouterMay 3, 2017 - 10:41 pm

    Amazing card Becca. Congratulations on this new and exciting venture! Welcome ladies :)ReplyCancel

  • Michel EspeyMay 3, 2017 - 10:42 pm

    Beautiful project.ReplyCancel

  • Linda F.May 3, 2017 - 11:50 pm

    Congrtaulations Becca on your new endeavor. I think you have picked a great group of ladies to sahre their creativity. I am looking forward to seeing their offerings.ReplyCancel

  • Christine RayMay 3, 2017 - 11:50 pm

    Congratulations on your new design team, Becca! I look forward to great things! And oh BTW, your card is amazing! You have such a wonderful knack for looking beyond the obvious. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us!ReplyCancel

  • Pam TASMay 4, 2017 - 4:07 am

    Hi Becca this is Heavenly !
    So happy you are having these ladies to help you show off your
    dies and take some of the pressure off you .
    It will hopefully give you some time for the other things in your life
    like family etc.
    You are one of a kind and always have time for others a lovely
    soul and so giving of yourself we all love you !
    Your favourite creation is lovely but a bit beyond me lol……
    Welcome ladies Hugs PamXXXReplyCancel

  • Earlene BostMay 4, 2017 - 6:49 am

    I too would love seeing how this wonderful creation was made!!!ReplyCancel

  • Earlene BostMay 4, 2017 - 7:17 am

    Becca, congratulations on this advancement in the progression of your creative journey. Your design team looks wonderful! I can’t wait to see their creations with your dies. You’ll still be my #1.:>)ReplyCancel

  • Carolyn RaylMay 4, 2017 - 7:28 am

    Your cards are always beautiful and I’m excited to see the ideas of the other ladies. Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us.ReplyCancel

  • ava gavloskiMay 4, 2017 - 8:21 am

    Yes, Becca the glee of creating is a wonderful endorphin. Great design and beautiful color combination.ReplyCancel

  • Patricia HowarthMay 4, 2017 - 8:31 am

    Hi Becca, Congratulations on your new APG Design Team and Welcome to All !!
    I looked at your card and followed down your Blog and thought What !!!! haha it was only when I clicked on your video I saw that the beautiful house is inside, how silly am I haha. A fabulous pop-up card, I absolutely love it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xxReplyCancel

  • Carol RossouwMay 4, 2017 - 8:39 am

    Oh wow! How wonderful to have a whole design team to showcase your wonderful dies and products! Can’t wait to see what else you all have in store for us xxReplyCancel

  • Marlene IacuzziMay 4, 2017 - 11:21 am

    I unfortunately have only one friend who I have passionately shared card making joys with over the years. Dear Francine had a major stroke over a year ago and is no longer able to craft. Those past memories and fun times are all the more precious. Card making is wonderful, but sharing it is the best part.ReplyCancel

  • Marcie SmithMay 4, 2017 - 12:49 pm

    Becca, I have followed you thru many years now and just am amazed each and every post how creative and talented you actually are. Year after year, post after post, you just keep growing and expanding and for all of us (old and new followers), we are so lucky that you keep sharing your inspirations with all of us. You are truly inspiring to so many of us. Both your creative nature and your kind and gentle soul have gotten me through some tough times and I thank for that and thought you should know. I am so proud of how far you have come through the years and am proud to consider you a friend. Congrats to you and to the ladies that have joined your team. Looking forward to another fabulous year of creativity.
    Hugs, MarcieReplyCancel

  • Marilyn YuMay 4, 2017 - 2:35 pm

    Besides enlightening our day with new designs and inspirations you are now expanding ‘our crafting world of Becca’ by introducing these four young ladies to create more excitement and awe. How your mind works endlessly is like watching a dazzling comet zipping by in my sky. I look forward to learning and enjoying the creative works of these ladies. Congratulations on this new venture.ReplyCancel

  • fusiafscrappingMay 4, 2017 - 3:07 pm

    Oh wow! This card is absolutely beautiful!
    Congratulations on selecting such talented team!ReplyCancel

  • MICHELLE A PEDIGOMay 4, 2017 - 4:28 pm

    Very pretty card,loved the base die that you used and the colors are beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Beverly ParkisonMay 4, 2017 - 4:45 pm

    Becca, this is the most exciting thing in along time. I am so happy for you and your DT’s are going to be watched and watched and watched some more.ReplyCancel

  • Jessica ScottMay 4, 2017 - 8:40 pm

    I love seeing the amazing cards you make (this pop-up card is incredible!) and can’t wait to see how your team showcases your dies and sparks your creativity.ReplyCancel

  • D.Ann CMay 4, 2017 - 9:29 pm

    Oh, wow! This pop-up card is SO cool! And how neat will it be to have a whole team showcasing your fab designs!! Welcome to all!ReplyCancel

  • Dr Sonia S VMay 4, 2017 - 11:07 pm

    WOW Stunning Pop Up Card . I love all your cards Becca but especially love your 3d projects and your pop up cards are simply swoon worthy!!ReplyCancel

  • Lori SloanMay 5, 2017 - 12:48 am

    Dear Becca… fabulous!! I am so excited for you! I have looked at all of your new team members blogs and they are all amazing! I am happy that you will have more time…hopefully some time just for you. I am sure your creative juices will be flowing….oh wait….that means more dies that I will want to buy…dang! HaHaHa. You are the reason I have such a great collection already. And I love your pop up card…adorable!ReplyCancel

  • TrishaMay 5, 2017 - 1:19 am

    Congrats on bringing a new design team on board! Your pop up card is fantastic!!ReplyCancel

  • SueMay 5, 2017 - 6:41 am

    Congratulations Becca on having a new design team to help you. Your cards and projects are stunning and a true inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • Maureen KMay 5, 2017 - 8:11 am

    Hello Becca,
    A new phase in your working life and such an exciting one to share with us all. Thank you. I look forward to seeing all the wonderful new ideas your team will come up with.
    Maureen xxReplyCancel

  • Cathy UrichMay 5, 2017 - 8:37 am

    What an amazing team. I so enjoyed scrolling through their pages and looking at all of their creations. And, I can’t wait to see future creations from this team. Congrats on your new adventure.ReplyCancel

  • Dawn HolbenMay 5, 2017 - 9:57 am

    Oh Wow they are all stunning, all of your projects are beautiful and so
    And congratulations in having your very own design team, this is going to be
    one very talented team.ReplyCancel

  • JillMay 5, 2017 - 10:19 am

    Wow! What an amazing card! So very nicely done!

    You have gathered together an “Amazing” team!ReplyCancel

  • Deb HarveyMay 5, 2017 - 10:50 am

    Love the day of giving card. Amazingly BeautifulReplyCancel

  • melitaMay 5, 2017 - 11:22 am

    Congratulations! I can’t wait to see what everyone creates!ReplyCancel

  • Dalyce MangumMay 5, 2017 - 11:22 am

    Congratulations to everyone!!!
    What an honor to be on Becca’s team!!!ReplyCancel

  • MariaMay 5, 2017 - 12:01 pm

    Congratulations! Your cards are always so beautiful! Love your pop up card. I’m like you, pop-ups make me happy!ReplyCancel

  • Sandra SmithMay 5, 2017 - 12:51 pm

    OhMyGOSH Becca! Congratulations on your Creative Team. I know everyone has to be so happy for you. I cannot think of anyone in papercrafting who deserves it more! I can’t wait to see all the new ideas. And….your card is a MASTERPIECE! How you figured that out is beyond words but it is stunning! What a way to start your Creative Team! Best wishes and many blessings!ReplyCancel

  • Linda WaltonMay 5, 2017 - 1:36 pm

    This is great news! I couldn’t be happier for you. Seeing more examples of how your dies can be used is going to be awesome!ReplyCancel

  • DorothyMay 5, 2017 - 5:12 pm

    Amazing Paper Grace is such a perfect name for your company – this is an AMAZING card – but then they all seem to be! And you always lend grace to your cards – they are elegant, beautiful, and they inspire the rest of us to do more, do better, to TRY. Thank you Becca!ReplyCancel

  • Marilyn in E~TownMay 5, 2017 - 10:21 pm

    Oh Becca what an exciting time in your crafting journey! You are such an inspiration both in your crafting and spiritual world, I can hardly wait to follow along and see the creations that your Creative Team has to share!
    May you continue to be Blessed?ReplyCancel

  • Marjorie WatsonMay 6, 2017 - 11:44 am

    These ladies are all new names to me so I can’t wait to be inspired by them.ReplyCancel

  • Janet L.May 6, 2017 - 4:10 pm

    Your cards alway amaze me with their elegance and beauty. Thank you for sharing them with us!ReplyCancel

  • MaryMay 7, 2017 - 5:52 pm

    How totally amazing! You picked a great new team and I can’t wait to see what all of you are going to create!

  • Sue SwansonMay 7, 2017 - 11:05 pm

    That is exciting news, Becca! This will help you showcase your dies and give us an opportunity to view even more talent. WOW -your card from 2012 is unbelievable! It takes a special kind of mind to come up with something like this.ReplyCancel

  • Janet IngrahamMay 8, 2017 - 1:34 am

    Congratulations! Great News! Your pop up card is astounding. I’m definitely studying your video.ReplyCancel

  • christiMay 8, 2017 - 5:56 am

    wow, this is one awesome card. so many cool features and the grand reveal. congrats on having a new team.ReplyCancel

  • Kay McBrideMay 8, 2017 - 12:57 pm

    WOW!!!! WHAT AN AWESOME TEAM!! I have looked at some of the past post on each of the team members and they are all about doing great creations!! So happy for you Becca, another chapter added to your APG accomplishments. Hoe I win something but if not I sure will enjoy following this team.

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  • Glennis FMay 9, 2017 - 5:10 pm

    Congratulations on your wonderful creative team, I look forward to seeing their creationsReplyCancel

  • SethMay 9, 2017 - 9:51 pm

    This is very exciting Becca. Congratulations to you and the team. Magic will be made!ReplyCancel

  • RosemaryMay 16, 2017 - 3:27 pm

    I love seeing everything that you post, I have never seen anything that I have not loved and am willing to try it outReplyCancel