Friday, September 3, 2010

BLOG HOP!!

thanks for joining us for our 2nd blog hop!! You should have arrived here from Gina's blog http://ginathorntonstamping.blogspot.com/ if you want to start from the beginning..please click on http://crystalscraftycreations.blogspot.com/ which is our Commander Crystal!!


Do you have kiddos in school--if so--this blog hop is for you! Our theme is Back to School! If you don't, don't worry...I bet you will find some great projects that will inspire you!

Our second blog hop is sponsored by the very talented and generous Regina from CUTTING CAFE. You can find Regina's blog right here: http://thecuttingcafe.typepad.com/

So while you are hopping and getting lots of inspiration make sure that you leave comments on all the blogs to be entered to win THREE CUTTING CAFE STAMP SETS OF YOUR CHOICE from the wonderful Regina. Crystal will check to make sure the winner that random.org picks has commented on ALL the blogs and post the winner one Monday afternoon! Good luck!

Now on to my cards! I have never made my children cards for their first day but I did this yr! It was a lot of fun!! I used the School Days stamp set which can be found here: http://thecuttingcafe.typepad.com/the_cutting_cafe/2009/08/school-days-printable-stamp-set.html Thank you Regina for providing me with such great "stamps" to work with!!


Now don't forget to leave a comment..become a follower if you wish (PS I love followers!!) I decided to give away an altered comp book I made and here it is:

I will use random.org for the winner Monday morning and announce on my blog! Please leave a way for me to contact you as well!! You should now be heading to see what Jess is showcasing! ScrappyJess http://scrappyjess.blogspot.com/



Here is the Order for the Blog Hop:
Caitlynsmommy http://crystalscraftycreations.blogspot.com/
GRKIDDO http://ginathorntonstamping.blogspot.com/
Me http://www.scrapthiscraftthat.blogspot.com/
ScrappyJess http://scrappyjess.blogspot.com/
Kat/Bluerose http://katzdesignz.blogspot.com/
DDDCort http://www.dawnsaddiction.blogspot.com/
KarelJCreations http://www.karelj.blogspot.com/
SherylGreene http://sherylscraftingcorner.blogspot.com/
LarelynSartini http://www.handmadefromtheheart-designsbylarelyn.blogspot.com/
Kisatrtle http://www.kisatrtleskreativekorner.blogspot.com/
AJoy713 http://adreatravis2008.blogspot.com/
BeeJay http://www.beejaysstudio.blogspot.com/
Pamela http://blog.pamelaosterday.com/

Have a great hop!!

48 comments:

Maureen Reiss said...

These are great!! Thanks for the great giveaway!
reissfam10@aol.com

- - Sheryl - - said...

Congrats on making cards for your children - but it made the first day a little easier. Nice altered notebook.

Karelj said...

What a great idea! Almost makes me wish my kids were small again. Almost!

Crystal aka Caitlynsmommy said...

Love it! Great job Lynne! And the altered notebook is great too! I kno your kids loved their cards!

KaraT said...

What an awesome idea to make your kids cards for the first day of school. Our school has us write letters that they pass out on the first day...but the card would have been so much better!!!

What a cute notebook!!! I loved the way you dressed it up.

ktulanko AT gmail DOT com

ScrappyJess said...

Great cards! I really love the texture on your star!

littlen said...

Great projects. TFS.

~BridgetL~ said...

cute cards and great comp book :)

Larelyn said...

How fun to get back to school cards from mom - great idea and I love the cards. Hmmm, we had the same idea for an altered comp book - great minds . . .?

Nickole said...

Cute cards! I bet your kiddos were so excited to get a card on their first day :)

Pamela said...

Your cards are so cute. I love the apple paper!

Christy Dillman said...

Super cute cards and what a sweet idea for your kiddos! Cute comp book too!

jjabauer said...

Great cards! They are so cute! Wish I was crafting when my son was still young enough to do these.

brandy c said...

such sweet cards!! love the altered notebook!!

brandy

brandyj1121 @ hotmail dot com

Betty said...

Whoohoo! I love the notebook. I'm gonna have to make one for my daughter. Thanks.

Echo said...

I don't have kids in school...yet, but I love LOVE love that comp notebook, which I would totally use...in school. But I don't really have a "back to school" as I took summer term at our local college.

Echo
Theowlsnestboutique@hotmail.com

Jessica said...

Love the cards and the notebook. I've been using composition books for the last couple of years now. I love making something beautiful out of something so humdrum! Thanks for sharing. And for the chance to win. I have a blogger blog too, so just click on my name and you'll find me. Thanks again!Jessica

scraphappybette said...

Great cards!! Thanks for doing this!! HOpe I'm doing it right!!

BlueRose said...

Gosh I love your card they are so cute. And your book is wonderful as well. I'm loving the Blog Hop

kisatrtle said...

these are cute

Sarah said...

So cute!

Kristie Maynard said...

I'm sure your kids love the cards!!! Great job!
Thanks for the chance to win!
kristie at lashotphotography dot com

Regina Easter said...

what a awesome note book...my daughter would love it...she writes short stores....love it...hugs

Cardian Angel/Wanda said...

The "back to school" cards for your kids are so cute--bet they loved them. The notebook is sooo cute. Thanks for the chance to win. Enjoyed your blog.

pwburns at nemr dot net

Beth said...

Love the altered notebook thanks for the chance at the giveaway.

christyfamily said...

Cute cards. What a great idea. I am sure the kids loved them. Super cute notebook too. kyleandsandy@sbcglobal.net

Karen S. said...

What a cute idea to make cards for your kids for their first day of school! I really like the notebook you altered too!

Terri said...

COOL Notebook!!! Everything else looks great too!!

Ashley A. said...

Great projects!!! Really creative :)

ShelbyWoo said...

absolutely love the journal book my youngest would go crazy over it! :)

spelsue said...

cute ideas. thanks for sharing.
spelsue1@maine.rr.com

DORCAS said...

These are adorable! Thanks for sharing!
~Dorcas
http://4craftyangels.blogspot.com/

FindingJoyinVegas said...

What a great blog hop! Visiting from Kisatrle's Kreative Korner. Loving the chance to win!!!

butterbug73@yahoo.com
http://www.findingjoyinvegas.blogspot.com

jennyplace2 said...

I bet your kids were surpised with cards ontheir first day. Thanks for the fun blog hop!
jennyplace26@gmail.com

laurie said...

great hop. Love your notebook cover.lwardenski@comcast.net

Candy Hazzard said...

Cards for the first day of school is neat ... I wonder what my 15 yr old DGS would think of that:)

Melissa said...

Your card for your kids are a cute idea! Never thought about making them something special!

Mandy said...

Lynn...I love the card with the stars on it..so cute! Your note book is adorable too!

Sandy said...

Your kids must have been thrilled to get the cards! They are SO cute!

Melissa said...

cute cards and notebook. when I was a kid I loved it when my mom left me cute little notes!

Valine said...

Adorable cards! And the notebook is lovely! You do great work!

vcampbell22@earthlink.net

maryvernau said...

Super cute post!

Stampin' Meg said...

Cute cards!

Karelj said...

My second time around...thanks for doing the hop with me and sharing such great stuff.

Liz said...

Thanks for sharing! Your cards are great - your kids must have loved getting a surprise card on first day of school!
craftylizard@gmail.com

Joy said...

These are really great cards! Thanks for the give a way!

Erica said...

What cute cards for your kids! I bet it made the first day very special for them.

I {heart} Scrappin!! said...

Very cute notebook!