Monday, January 31, 2011

Crop Out Diabetes Day 4 Update

Welcome to day four of Crop Out Diabetes! Thanks for joining us in raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Below I will share the specific how to's on joining a challenge along the hop. If you haven't tried an online challenge, you will find it easy and fun and this is for a great cause! And if your like me, snow is headed your way so why not join me in creating something, and avoiding the housework!?
Update on me: surgery went well! Can't wait to have full use of my stairs and craft room again! Thanks for your prayers and well wishes!
So, onto the challenge how to's:
1) Visit all the blogs and decide which one or one's to participate in. I like to choose a challenge that helps me achieve a scraping goal or inspires me. And sometimes, I pick one just because I love the prize! So, I needed to finish the back of my planner for 2011. And I chose the challenge at P.S. I Love You Scrapbooking to with red and grey. I created a fancy frame with some swirls in Cindy Loo and put the frame from Storybook underneath. The paper is Cosmo Cricket. Do you see the grey in the back ground mat?
2) Take a photo of your finished item and upload it to your computer. Save it in a file format for the web.
3) Visit the site with the challenge you wish to enter and follow the instructions on participating. If you have a blog, you may be asked to create a blog post and copy the link for that post and add it to the challenge hosting blog. No blog? Just leave a comment, or email the host blog with a photo!
Prize drawings are random so you just need to enter to qualify! Last year, I won 3 prizes!
Supplies used in the COD and Celebrating Milestone Hop (below)
My Minds Eye Lost & Found Paper
Mrs Grossmans border sticker (around edge of rosette)
Tim Holtz Rosette Die (cream rosette under red flower)
Sizzix Circle Die (used to cut cirlces in flower)
K & Company Glittered letters
Cricut Cartridges Storybook
Clear Art Stamps Sew Special (Scissors)
And don't forget my blog candy drawing in the last post remains open until the February 5, 2011 and you ONLY need to leave a comment to be entered to win the flowers!


  1. Thanks for all the info. This is where I started my hop and went from here. Love the gray and red project. Hope you are doing well this week after your surgery! Blessings, Lisa

  2. I love your journal. What a great idea!



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