Friday, July 6, 2012

Welcome to the Summer Fun Blog Hop

Day Two Sunday July 8th

Two day event with a group of amazingly talented crafters has wonderful summer fun projects to share with you, so be sure you hop all the way through to maximize your inspiration! Also do not forget to return tomorrow and hop through again for more NEW awesomeness and inspiration!

If you just came from Lisa -Hand Made with Love by Lisa you are on the right track. If you found this hop and want to go to the beginning to make sure you don't miss any inspiration,
Be sure to head over to So Many Crafts, So little Time. Don’t forget to check out the great blog candy we have to offer at the end. We have a sponsor and we also have individual blogs who are giving out candy too.. remember every blog has their own ways of your chance to win, don't miss out on the rules at the end to see how you get your entries!

Now for my project...

Today's project is a Nod to that wonderful and noisy holiday July 4th. I have a friend who has a birthday that day, but I haven't seen her yet, as she's on vacation and in Las Vegas! I sure hope she's lucky but I'll buy her lunch one day when she returns and give her this. I used red cardstock for the card base, a red print from the Super Hero collection at CTMH. I stamped the sentiment from a CTMH set and layered it, rounding the corners on the bottom to look like a banner you might see on a porch, bandstand, or political rally. Added a border from K and Company and some stars from the .97 collection at Wal-Mart. I think it reflects this month and if I had put another sentiment on it, could easily be for a Veteran or Military person. I hope your 4th was safe and an enjoyable.
I am leaving my project from yesterday here in case you're just dropping by today. Be sure to follow the rules for all the blog candy!

For my summertime layout, I made flowers. With all this heat and drought conditions, my flower beds and garden are looking like an ad for Worst Gardener in the Country. But this page brightened my day and when I add a photo of my granddaughter it'll be just perfect with her big smile.

I used my Cameo to cut the title: The perfect summer day and the flowers. The background page is from a stack and has pink and yellow flowers on it. The flowers are from the Silhouette store and the pink one is cut and easy to pull up the petals and give it a real 3-D look. The yellow cuts in 5 layers and again, easy to stack add a brad to the center but I curled the petals, so while the photo doesn't show it, they are both 3-D. I inked the petals. Added a couple of borders, two mats with some ribbon to slip my photos into. How will my granddaughter and I have the perfect summer day? Well, we probably have different ideas but I know she'll have plenty that she'll want to do so having two photos won't be a problem! Maybe I'll give her a choice, then I'll make the choice and put photos from each of our choices. With her, it's a perfect day no matter what we do! Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

In addition to this we have two sponsors this month

Anita and Bugs is also giving away a $20.00 gift card to Michaels.
to enter to win you must comment on every blog on the hop, this will complete your entry to win 4 summer theme digi stamps and the gift certificate. For each blog in the hop that you become a follower, that is an extra entry, now wait …. you can even get one more entry by commenting at Scrapbook Stamp Society. Please keep your entry usernames and email addys coordinating with your entries so we know who you are and how to get ahold of you. The prize will be drawn next Wednesday July 11th.

Thank you so much for stopping by to
see my project, Please move on to Cicily -Pink Dalmation Scrapper
to continue through the hop

We look forward to sharing our creations again tomorrow!
Robin - Scrap and Chat
Jearise - Lorby's World
Pam L - MzLavr2

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful cards. I love the colors you used too. Keep posting!


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