Saturday, January 8, 2011
Valentines Blog Hop: A Banner Page CLOSED
Today I am participating in the Valentine's Day Blog Hop sponsored by Kathryn at Wamfamily Creations Blog. This is a big blog hop 23 participants. We found each other on the Cricut Message board, so if you are a Cricut user you will want to check this hop out!
My project for the hop is a layout inspired by my own blog header. I am not a digi scrapper and often visit the free blog background sites for my blog design. This one is designed by Shabby blogs.com. I love the banner, the colors and the sewing trim details. Banners are so big now and last week I saw one made with little scalloped half circles. You know the banner does not have to be made of triangles! So that got me thinking and my page ideas was born. The heart is by Close to My Heart: Soul Mates. I used my SCAL2 to convert the stamped heart to the scalloped cut then I stamped the hearts on. See the post below to see how quick and easy this is for SCAL2 users. I left a lot of white space in the scallops so I could use my stickles and repeat the dots in the BoBunny paper: Heart Attack. The mat for the photo has a bit of embossing using Sizzix SU Flourish. "Love" is from my Cricut Love Struck 2010 cartridge and the journaling marquee from Storybook.
So, get out your stamps, punches and cartridges and have fun making a banner made with a non-triangle shape! I am just loving these hearts!
I am offering a chance at blog candy today, a $15.00 gift certificate for one of my Etsy stores, plus free shipping to US and Canada. For blog visitors outside the US and Canada I will cover cost to US and you can make up the difference if you wish to enter. To enter, just leave me a comment with a way to contact you in a safe format. Be sure to type out at and dot. I will pick a winner Monday morning, January 10th using Random.org. Find my shops here: Scrapguild.etsy.com and Scrapincover.etsy.com
Here are the stops along the hop:
1) Wamfamily Creations With Kathryn http://wamfamily.blogspot.com
2) Craftyscentiments Crafty Scentiments http://www.craftyscentiments.com
3) Lechristina3 All Things Crafty http://allthingscrafty3.blogspot.com
4) TinaB Tina Time http://ollieanddextersmommy.blogspot.com
5) Buggin Out Paper Crafting Chic http://papercraftingchic.com
6) SamaraGugler Hybrid Artist-Samara Gugler http://samaragugler.blogspot.com
7) NicoletteSimpson Beyond Scrapin http://.beyondscrapin.blogspot.com
8) Lissa So Many Crafts, So Little Time http://somanycrafts.wordpress.com
9) CraftyCreations The Crafty Creation Spot http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com
10) JenniferHawkins2 Confessions of a Scrapaholic http://scrapaholicjen.blogspot.com
11) LisaKnight Cricuting with Lisa http://www.cricutingwithlisa.blogspot.com
12) Scrapincovers Cricut Crafty Clare http://cricutcraftyclare.blogspot.com YOU ARE HERE!
14) CroppinMomma Croppin Momma Designs http://croppinmommadesigns.blogspot.com
15) ScrapHappyDeb Deb's Electic Thoughts http://debseclecticthoughts.blogspot.com
16) ScrappyJess Scrappy Jess http://scrappyjess.blogspot.com
17) Iluvscrpn Ink and Paper Creations http://lezlyes.blogspot.com
18) Txscrappermom Tx Scrapper Mom http://txscrappermom.blogspot.com
19) Scrappin Nanapuddin Scrappin Nanapuddin http://scrappin-nanapuddin.blogspot.com
20) Octoberbeauty Macy Bella Designs http://macybella.blogspot.com
21) JavaJen Java Jen Creations http://javajencreations.blogspot.com 22) Oni's Wife Crafty Baskets http://craftybaskets.blogspot.com
23) Scrappin'Place Scrappin' Place