Friday, October 19, 2012

Welcome to the "Going WILD for Scrapbooking" Blog Hop with Connie Can Crop and friends.

Today we invite you to come check out the Wild side of this great group of crafters who will be showcasing cards and layouts with animal appeal. It's gonna be a ZOO and I'm not Lion!

You should have come from Jennifer - . If not please start at the beginning of the hop: Connie Can Crop

This is a one day blog hop and we appreciate your leaving a comment to encourage all my fabulous crafty friends to continue sharing their ideas and creations.

We have a fabulous sponsor, Creative Kuts (, who is generously giving away FIVE $5.00 gift certificates to their online store. So what do you need to do to win? Easy... become a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of us a comment letting us know what you like best about our projects. You will have until 9:00 pm Sunday to finish the hop and leave your comments. When you are finished head on back to Connie Can Crop ( and leave a comment there, stating you are ready to win!

Ready to join our Safari? Let's go!
I used the BoBunny Zoology Mini Album for my project today. It's the cutest little book, and not very many pages, but I managed to get 17 photos from our trip to the zoo in it. We went in August, one of the hottest days of an all ready hot and dry summer. The animals were pretty calm and trying to stay cool! Let's look at the photos!
Here's the cover, with some 3-D stickers. I really need to use up my sticker stash.. I was soo addicted to them prior to getting my Cricuts and Silhouette Cameo, so this was a good project to put those zoo embellishments to use.
When you open the cover, I added a fold out that lets me put 5 photos on this one page. And nice size ones... This is my oldest daughter and her daughter.

When  you open the first flap to the left, you see the Zebra and them on a ride at the Zoo. This was at the Indianapolis Zoo, in Indianapolis, IN. The zoo is about an hour from us. I used a tag from one of BoBunny Zoology paper's to journal their name and the year.

Then when you flip the flap up, you see the Giraffe and the Elephant. This was my first attempt at making a flip type thing,but I think it turned out well.

I love the Lion page, and on the back of it, a hot Leopard. Isn't the Monkey page cute?

On the back of the Monkey page, I put a Zebra photo (the page was black and white and screaming Zebra)

On the back of the Giraffe page, two photos of Giraffes enjoying a treat high atop the trees.

The next page had a Hippo on it and on the  back, I put a Turtle photo. This turtle was huge!

For the last page, a waterfall effect. The Penguin lifts up to reveal the next two animals.

Lift again to see two more animals.

and fianally, an Elephant and both my daughters and my granddaughter.
Truly the wildest of the bunch!

I think I'm going to keep an eye out for fibers and add to the book but didn't have exactly what I wanted, but all in all, I think it turned out well and most of all, my granddaughter will love it! Now my net project is a Digital 2 page layout, also featuring some photos from our Zoo adventure.
I used Close To My Heart Studio J program to make this. You can try the program, with NO obligation, and if you purchase layouts, 9 will get you a free one. 18 will get you 2 free layouts! I had never tried digital scrapbooking but Studio J makes it so easy and there are lots of added elements to add to your pages.

Here's the link to my CTMH website if you'd like to check out the Studio J program.
I'm offering October's Stamp of the Month for blog candy today. Be a follower and leave a comment please to be eligible.
Thank you for stopping by today, and now you're on to:
Up next is Ester at

I've posted the entire line up in case you run into lions, tigers, or bears, OH MY!
1. Connie -
2. Janea -
3. Jennifer -
4. Janet R-
5. Esther -
6. Sam-
7. Wandy -
8. Holli -
9. Lluvia aka misses crafty
10. Gabrielle -
11. Jen-
12. Connie-


  1. Wow Janet! That book is super duper cute! I need one for my safari adventures!! Lots of love and talent went in to that!
    Thanks so much for supporting me and being a part of my blog hop!
    Scrappy Hugs always,

  2. Wow! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the flip action of the pages. What a great way to get more pics in. I also have a huge sticker stash that I'm sorting through.


  3. Your scrapbook is truly wonderful xx

  4. Going wild over your mini album. So deliciously cool! i am a follower because i love your creations. The blog candy is just a treat from the top! Thanks for sharing


  5. Wow, wow, wow!!!!!!!! What a fabulous album, I just love it!!!!
    You outdid yourself!!!!!!

  6. Great job Janet! Such a suitable album for you. lmbooo I just might have to do one because it surely relates to me too. We have so much in common. lol I love it!

  7. Janet,
    What a fabulously fun album. Love the animal pages.

  8. I especially love the animal head pages. Love how you did a little bit of everything. TFS.
    dmcardmaker (at AOL)
    (email follower)

  9. Wow Janet your album is awesome. thanks for sharing.
    Ginette CK C DT

  10. Aww Janet you mini album is so adorable!! Love all the work and details you put into it!

  11. Great that you used animal heads as pages. TFS!!!

  12. Very fun zoo album. I like all the animal heads as pages and the flip out for my photos. I am a follower.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

  13. Great little album and the layout too !! The different shape pages are just too cute !!! Thanks for shareing and hopping with me...

  14. Great project as always Janet and of course I follow you even though you put me in a naughty list:)
    MCCR DT Shelley

  15. OMG!!!! I love your safari album and the animal shapes!!! You did a fabulous job on this, very creative idea =)

  16. UH MAY ZING!!!! Love it Janet!
    Hugs, Wandy

  17. Another WOW! This is sooooo cute, you inspired me to do one too!

    Misses Crafty

  18. what a cute and fun layout! How fun!

  19. This is a fabulous album. You put so much effort in to it! Thanks for sending your friends over to my blog!

    Recollection Alley

  20. Wow wow wow!! love your album, your daughter is very fortunate to have it:-) you have put alot of love and effort in it and it shows!!!

  21. I love this album it is amazing... great layout..

  22. Wow, the papers and cuts and pictures go so perfect together.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

  23. Oh my goodness your mini is tooo cute!!! I love it... great work :))
    already a follower :))

  24. Your mini album was amazing! I have looked at it over and over.


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