Sunday, September 26, 2010

Better Living Through Scrapbooking Blog Hop!

Are you ready for some great inspiration?  The team at Better Living Through Scrapbooking is having a Blog Hop!

Better Living Through Scrapbooking has a fabulous prize pack up for grabs, thanks to Plaid! We will be giving away a Mod Podge starter pack, plus a selection of FolkArt paints, stencils and some Extreme Glitter!  This prize pack is worth $50 retail, and will be awarded to one blog hop participant that comments on ALL of the blog posts during the hop.  You must leave your comments by Saturday, October 2nd to be eligible for the Plaid prize!


All of the design team members are creating a new project for you using the product of their choice.  You'll see a new and fresh style at each and every stop, and I am quite certain you will find a project or two (or more) that matches your style!    Here is what I put together using one of my very favorite pictures of Jerry and me.



My style is definitely more clean lines.  There's always a way to add interest to clean lines, and you'll find that in much of my work.  I like to pop things up (as I've done with "be together"), curl and crinkle (look at the flowers), layer (photo mat and ribbon), and lightly distress edges.  I'm a little bit of a perfectionist when it comes to color always making sure my different shades match and that my paper compliments the picture.  Finally, I love a pretty embellishment!!

Items used: Creative Imaginations Beloved paper and stickers; CTMH bookplate, pewter brads, hinges, and ribbon; Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die; Ranger Clear Rock Candy distress paint and Pumice Stone distress ink; ZVA bling; 7 Gypsies rub-on

As you hop, you'll find that many of the design team members are giving away RAK in addition to the big package from Plaid! So be sure to visit all 10 stops and leave comments along the way! 


If you comment on all 10 blogs, you also have a chance to win a fabulous prize from me!  Winner will be drawn on Saturday and announced on my next Better Living Through Scrapbooking post on Sunday, October 3rd.
 
Package includes a big variety (not all is shown in the picture):
  • 30 pieces of patterned/designer paper
  • 10 sheets of cardstock
  • (2) 12x12 sheets of colored vellum
  • (2) 12x12 sheets of green denim cardstock
  • (2) 12x12 alpha sheets
  • (1) embossed cardstock
  • assortment of buttons and ribbon
  • a few more surprises just to keep you smiling!!
So grab a cup of coffee (or the beverage of your choice) and hop on!  You won't be disappointed!!

44 comments:

KSD Creations said...

I love this LO. It is so sweet and as you said, very clean. Your style matches mine -- or at least what I strive for.

Janet Z said...

Very pretty page! Love that paper.

Jessie said...

It's beautiful and so elegant!

Kim said...

I love your new blog colors! This photo of you and Jerry is precious! You know how I simply adore your style!!!!This layout is just another gorgeous example of your wonder and talent!!!!
Those flowers are scrummy, I must get that die!!!!
Blessings,
Kim xXx

Vicki said...

Beautiful layout. The flowers and flourish are stunning. Thanks for the chance to win.

Laurel said...

Wow, gorgeous, gorgeous layout!

Kas said...

wonderful. I love the flowers and the ribbon holders on the edge.

Theresa said...

I am in love with this layout and every thing about it photo, colors, flowers just everything!! Well done!!

ilove2write said...

I love your layout.. very very pretty colors and love the photo! : )

ilove2write said...

I wanted to leave a comment at betterscrap the next hop but it was telling me to login and it's a "Wordpress" theme.. How would I leave a comment without a wordpress account or do I need to create one? I'm following them via blogger though.. so.. maybe that can count for something ..lol

Catherine Schroeder said...

I am so glad to have begun the blog hop! I am joining all these great blogs along the way! Great layout! Love those soft colors!

Celeste said...

Absolutley beautiful page.... I love llove it....

ilove2write said...

Oh I figured it out.. just had to register with them.. : )lol..it's just one of those days!

byondbzr said...

Gorgeous page, love the flowers you made!

Suz said...

what a beautiful page. I love the flowers you made. The tone on tone layout really makes the photo pop

Jen said...

Beautiful layout....I love how your page compliments the photo.

stefeni said...

I love your layout! I thought it was a digital one! So elegant.

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Martine Labelle said...

beautiful LO Brenda! so classy and timeless! love your flowers!

Betty said...

Stunning...simply stunning!

Pat said...

Gorgeous LO!!

Tracy said...

Your layout is gorgeous! I'm a bit of a perfectionist myself so I know what you mean about things matching. :) Lovely papers. Thanks so much for a chance to win some extra goodies.

Cokie Pop Paper Boutique said...

Wowza...love those flowers. And that paper is so elegant.

Dawn said...

Beautiful as always sweetie! Love that yummy paper but most of all that beautiful flower, I always look to your creations for great colors that you use always gives me inspiration.

The Purple Scrapbooker said...

What a great layout. I LOVE the papers you picked! The flowers are just stunning!!

I'm a follower now, and can't wait to see what you post next!!

stacey said...

I'm a follower now. Love the metal embellies!!!

csweet said...

I'm new to all this great stuff! Your work is what I would like to produce.(When I know what I'm doing! Thanks for the inspiration!

Marg said...

As always....just beautiful! Hope to see you sometime soon! God Bless.

CraftyRia said...

I love the layout that you made, especially the paper flowers. What a great prize package - both yours and the grand prize package! I hope I'm lucky during this blog hop!

Emora Designs said...

What a beautiful layout! The flowers are so pretty!

ruth said...

I really love your layout! The flowers are especially gorgeous.

Erika said...

Beautiful layout! LOVE the flowers....

Hey Jude said...

I just love this layout it is gorgeous, I love the flowers.

jennyplace2 said...

I love the detail you put in your layouts. To me they all should be put in frames, they are art. Very well done!

Manhattan Mandie said...

Love your gorgeous layout! Blog hops are fun!

Crystal said...

I absolutely LOVE the flowers! I am going to have to try to make them.

Martha said...

What an awesome page - so delicate and the colors are just beautiful! I'm loving the flowers too!

Pinky said...

Oh wow the details on those flowers...they are stunning!~

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shobelle said...

I feel like a frog as I hop, hop, hop from blog to blog ... :)

Thank you for the opportunity!

littlen said...

What a great LO. TFS.

ellen s. said...

loving those flowers!

paperpapier said...

stunning layout, so elegantly put together. Thank you so much for the chance to win the lovely goodies.

Theresa said...

I love everything you do :) I'm also enjoying the blog hop. Thanks for being part of it!

jengd said...

Beautiful page! Those flowers are amazing and look great with the page!