Friday, July 18, 2014

Welcome to the Down by the Seashore Blog Hop

If you're looking for the For the Boys Blog Hop, please click here: For the Boys Blog Hop




  Sit back and enjoy the view as we whisk you away to the Sea with amazing projects full of bathing beauties, salty air, sandy toes, and crashing waves.
Connie Can Crop is the first stop on this relaxing Blog hop. This is a one day blog hop and we appreciate your leaving a comment for all of these talented friends who are here sharing their ideas and creations. We have an awesome sponsor and giveaway for this hop!

 https://www.etsy.com/shop/ScrappyKDesigns
 She will be giving away 2 sets of yummy flat back flair buttons of the winner's choice. YAY!
 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 them a comment letting them know what you like best about their projects. Then stop by our sponsor's page at be sure to like her on facebook!! You will have until 12:00 am Monday to finish the hop and leave your comments. Winner will be announced on Wednesday at Connie Can Crop. Be sure to follow everyone and leave a comment along the way!

I'm sharing a page from my granddaughter's and I trip with her Girl Scout Troop to Savannah, GA recently. We had so much fun and one of the highlights was this dinner trip on the Savannah Riverboat. There was a DJ and after dinner the girls danced and danced. There were other troops from around the country onboard so they made new friends.  I used the Graphic 45's By the Sea paper for the background. I ordered it especially for this trip, and we spent one day on Tybee Island. Anyway, then I matted our photo, added our tickets and a Patch. My granddaughter's is on her vest but since I'm too old for that, I used mine on my pages! We all got the matching T-shirts at the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace. The Mom with us, said she didn't want one at the time, and then we all wore them, she wished she'd gotten one. We tried to tell her.. anyway, if you're interested, I'm the one in the back next to the girl with the hat. This is a great bunch of girls. My granddaughter is on the far right. Dinner was so good, and the trip was great!
I'm only 6 away from 500 followers! If I hit 500 this weekend, I'm going to put everyone who's left a comment for these two hops in a drawing for a CTMH Stamp Set from the new catalog. So leave a comment with a way to contact you and follow my blog!

 Up next isAlicia's blog. Check out her project!!
Here is our complete line up in case you get lost along the way:
 1. Connie - http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com/
 2. Janet - http://janetscreativeworld.blogspot.com/
 3. Alicia - http://goldengoddessdesigns.blogspot.com/
 4. Pam - http://lovebugcreations3.blogspot.com/
 5. Jessica - http://craftinandstampin.blogspot.com/
 6. Melissa - http://papershenaniganz.blogspot.com/
 7. Sarah - www.sarahbiswabic.blogspot.com/
 8. Gina - http://californiascrappin-gcinderella21.blogspot.com/
 9. Angela - www.crazy3monkeys.blogspot.com/
 10. Madge- www.thescrappinlounge.com/
 Thanks so much for joining us!

For The Boys Blog Hop

Hi Everybody!
Welcome to the For the Boys Blog Hop!  We all know how hard it can be to create guy/boy themed projects, so this hop will help you with that!  You'll find tons of inspiration for the men and boys in your life!!

If you came here from Jenny's  blog, then you are in the right place.  If you just happened upon this Blog Hop, make sure to head over to Jenny's blog so that you see the full hop from the very beginning.

I have several boys I need to make cards for so I was excited to take part in this hop! I used a Grunge stamp set from Stampin' Up to make the background. Then I cut Silver Cardstock into lengths for the body of my wrenches. Used punches to create the open end and the other end.



I love Punch Art and my hubby knew exactly what these were so I guess I succeeded! I stamped You're Amazing on the inside. That was also a Stampin' Up stamp. I know, I know, I sell Close To My Heart, but I do love Stampin' Up as well!! Thanks for stopping by today and check out the prizes! Be sure to leave a comment on everyone's blog and be a follower if you aren't all ready. You won't want to miss anything by these creative people!


Before you go, make sure to sign up to win these AMAZING PRIZES!


$5 Gift Certificate



Close to My Heart A Size stamp set


I'm only 6 away from 500 followers! If I hit 500 this weekend, I'm going to put everyone who's left a comment for these two hops in a drawing for a CTMH Stamp Set from the new catalog. So leave a comment with a way to contact you and follow my blog!





Now it's time for you to head over to Melanie's blog!



Here is the full line up in case you get lost along the way:

Jenny - http://crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com/
Janet R. - http://janetscreativeworld.blogspot.com/
Melanie - http://afternoonscrapper.blogspot.com/
Alicia http://www.goldengoddessdesigns.blogspot.com/
La-Vie B. - http://cestla-viedesigns.blogspot.com/
Gina - http://californiascrappin-gcinderella21.blogspot.com/
Miranda - www.nanasscrapspot.com/
Angela- www.crazy3monkeys.blogspot.com/
Ashley ~ http://marinewifesscrappinlife.blogspot.com/
jessica ~ www.craftinandstampin.blogspot.com/
Sarah ~ www.sarahbiswabic.blogspot.com/
Robin L. ~ http://create-a-latte.blogspot.com/

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