Saturday, March 10, 2012

Birthday Blog Hop Day One

Welcome to the SweetSassyDiva Birthday Blog Hop!

We are celebrating Bobbi Jo's (SweetSassyDiva) birthday this weekend March 10th and 11th.  This is going to be a fun hop showcasing lots of Birthday Themed fun!  Each blog will have one project today and a new one tomorrow!


If you've hopped over from Lucy's blog, then you are in the right place. If you've just popped in to visit my blog, please start at the beginning with Bobbi Jo's blog.  We have a WONDERFUL Grand Prize for one lucky hopper that is donated by Bobbi Jo!  It is a Cricut cartridge called Sophie.  To be eligible, please visit each blog hop stop leaving a comment also, become a follower at http://sweetsassydiva.com/ and be sure to leave a comment!  One random winner will be chosen on Wednesday, March 14th, giving you plenty of time to finish the hop.

Ok, on to the project!  The theme is birthday so I dug out some pictures of my daughter's most recent birthday.  We tricked her a little bit with her present so this is a great memory!  Here is the layout:


It was her 9th birthday and all she wanted was a new iPod touch, one with a camera.  She already had an older one.  We bought her a new case for her iPod which she opened first and was happy about.  Then she opened the bigger box, which was not the shape of an iPod but inside... if you look at the smaller right picture, you'll see her reaction to that!  Then she loved the case even more too!  :)

The 9 was cut with the latest Cricut Circle cart, Letter Envy.  It was cut at 2.5" using the Font option.


The "sun" is from another Cricut Circle cart, Paper Trimmings.  It was cut at 1.5".  I was worried about this being too small for the detail but my original E did the job just fine.


I hope you have enjoyed my layout.  Tomorrow you will see it's partner so come on back!  But wait!  Before you leave, be sure to leave me a comment to be entered to win a 3 Birds on Parade Cricut cartridge!  You must be a follower and leave me a way to get in contact with you.  There's nothing worse than me picking you and not being able to tell you that you won!  


Thank you for stopping by!  The fun doesn't end here though so hop on over to Gaby's blog!
 See you tomorrow for a new project from all of us!

Here is the complete list in case you get off track:
Bobbi Jo http://sweetsassydiva.com/   
Lucy http://love2createitall.blogspot.com/
Michele  http://www.michelegreen.com/  <-- You are here!
Gaby http://www.gabycreates.com/    <-- Go here next!  
Mindy http://grammiescraftroom.blogspot.com/
Lori  http://scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com/
Missie http://createdbymissie.blogspot.com/
Jennifer  http://scrapaholicjen.blogspot.com/
Paulette http://scrapalette.blogspot.com/
Anita http://www.anitaandbugs.blogspot.com/
Brenda http://happyscrapper64.blogspot.com/
Dana http://papermemories4u.blogspot.com/
Maria http://stampcutcreate.blogspot.com/
Cori http://createdbycori.blogspot.com/
Michele http://chelescrafts.blogspot.com/
Sandy http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/
Jenny  http://crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com/
Suzanne http://cricutcraftingrammy.blogspot.com/
Brenda http://www.friendscraftinwithfriends.blogspot.com/
Shawnee http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com/
Sylvia www.bellascrapbookdesigns.blogspot.com/

41 comments:

  1. Very cute layout. I love the paper you used. I am a new follower.

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  2. Great layout! Can't wait to see part 2!
    qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

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  3. Beautiful LO and great pictures. janiceaeschliman.blogspot.com

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  4. Great lo! I love the paper you used and the pics are just priceless! Love the surprised smile on your daughters face!! Letter Envy was great to use for the "9". I will have to keep this in mind when I do b-day lo's!!

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  5. Great layout! Thanks for the good ideas of using two Circle carts. I'm already a follower.

    http://happyscrapper64.blogspot.com/
    HappyScrapper64@bex.net

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  6. Great layout. I haven't linked my Letter Envy just yet....I like how it looks here so maybe I will :)

    I totally hid some of my son's presents in larger boxes at Christmas. He is 6 and was MAD that I tricked him. Your daughter doesn't look mad :)

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  7. Cute LO! Your blog design is cute, too!

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  8. What a cute layout! TFS

    http://lisa-scrappingspot.blogspot.com/
    lkgra@hotmail.com

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  9. Looks like a memorable birthday. I'm your newest follower. Dana papermemories4u@ yahoo.com

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  10. What a great memory/pictures to scrapbook! I am about to surprise my grand daughter/trick her..TFS

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  11. What an adorable layout! The papers you used and the pictures are awesome! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win! lindagk23ataoldotcom

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  12. So cute! I love the look on her face opening that bigger box! Thanks for the inspiration- it looks amazing! lclass003atgmaildotcom

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  13. I bet she always remembers this birthday. So fun.
    I'm a new follower.
    stuff@gt.rr.com
    http://cricutmimi.blogspot.com

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  14. Cute layout. I'm not a member of Cricut Circle yet. Looks like some great carts. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.
    angie@mycricutcloset.com

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  15. Cute layout and great pictures! Your daughter looks just like you!

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  16. Super cute layout! Nice hopping along with you. Already a follower. Thanks for a chance to win!

    Sandy
    http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

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  17. What a great layout! I love how you added the twine down the center of the layout. Thanks for the chance to win!

    ~Ashley
    proudusmcwife@gmail.com
    http://proudusmcwife415.blogspot.com

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  18. Your layout is cute, love the twine you added in the middle great idea! Those pictures look fabulous she looks really excited!

    critterbugg365@gmail.com

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  19. Pretty page!! I LOVE the pp amd the sun!! Great Birthday pictures!!

    Silvia
    sillyscrap@ aol dot com

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  20. Great layout of a special day for your daughter!
    I am a follower.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  21. Cute layout, love the paper you chose.
    alscaligrl@gmail.com

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  22. I just became a follower and am loving the hop! I bet your daugher will just love using her new ipod!

    Lauras0801@aol.com

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  23. I bet that was fun to surprise her. Great memories on the layout.

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  24. great layout & pic's..thx. for sharin..
    texasgrama7@gmail.com

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  25. Love your layout! Great use of buttons! I'm a new follower. Thanks for the chance to enter your contest!

    tsunami.rose@yahoo.com

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  26. Very cute! Thanks for sharing!

    hwood_22@yahoo.com

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  27. Great LO! Love the buttons. New follower.


    Hugs,
    Patty
    creativediva98.blogspot.com
    creativediva98 at gmail dot com

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  28. Great Layout. I'm hopping today (SUNDAY) instead of yesterday. So, I am out of order and posted on the 2nd day first. I just want to say that I love the way the layouts work together. Thanks for sharing.

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  29. Love the buttons and twine ~ They really add a nice tough without being overbearing! msmith38652@gmail.com
    http://michelescraftroom.blogspot.com/

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  30. I love the layout!!! I would love to win a cartridge!!! kaleduc@live.com

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  31. Great layou.

    marg0006@verizon.net

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  32. very cute lo. love the simplicity. tfs.
    littlen44 at gmail dot com

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  33. I'm going to pass your tip about using the mirror layout on to my daughters ! Thanks for sharing!

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  34. What a sweet layout!!! And I loved the story that went along with it! I used to love tricking my kids with their presents when they were younger!! Well, I shouldn't say just when they were younger, since they're adults now and I still do it sometimes!! Haha!

    I'm a faithful long time follower!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  35. Love your layout -- what a great way to memorialize your daughter's birthday :)

    Lucy
    http://love2createitall.blogspot.com

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  36. Sooo cute. I love her expression what a great birthday. Liking the Letter envy font too.

    terri_ski at yahoo dot com.

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  37. It was great hopping with you! I love you used two of my new carts. <3 I am a follower and wow! love the chance to win a cricut cartidge.

    http://sweetsassydiva.com

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