Saturday, May 12, 2012

It's the ScrapbookSteals Blog Hop for May!



I am excited to be participating in the ScrapbookSteals blog hop for the month of May.  I had a guest design spot for them back at the end of March and it was a lot of fun.  So, I jumped at the chance to participate in the blog hop this time around. You should have arrived from Becci Manies blog...if not, go over and start at the ScrapbookSteals blog and work your way thru...there is a prize involved! 

ScrapbookSteals has TWO steals a day...one at 9AM and one at 9PM.  So, you have to be quick to get the deals and trust me they are great deals!  And along with the great deals they also have scrapbooking ideas to go along with what they are promoting that day. 

Each of us was sent the My Mind's Eye Journal Card kit to play with.  At first I had thought about a banner, but then I just decided to put my banner idea to use on a layout.  


Supplies: Cardstock-American Crafts; Pattern Paper-My Mind's Eye (Sweet Caroline Dolled Up collection); Tags-My Mind's Eye Journal Card Kit;  Twine-The Twinery Baker's Twine; Letter Stickers-My Little Shoe Box, LilyBee Design and Little Yellow Bicycle; Adhesive-Scotch ATG and Fabri-Tac; Ink-Jenni Bowlin (Weathervane)

I used a total of eight tags and only three partial sheets of pattern papers. 
I surprised myself on that one.
Here are a few close up shots of the tags I used on the layout.


All of these tags were basically cut in half and then I covered the cut with the polka dot paper. This also gives me the other half of the tag to use on something else!

I love to try to tie tags/journaling spots into my layouts in the titles....it can give the title a little boost of detail and fun. 


One of the tags was calling out to me to make a card with it, so I jumped in and made one of those too!


Supplies: Cardstock-American Crafts; Pattern Paper-Simple Stories (Fabulous); Ribbon-Maya Road; Tag-My Mind's Eye Journal Card Kit; Punch-Fiskars; Adhesive-Scotch ATG, Fabri-tac and Scrapbook Adhesives

Silhouette Cameo with the following file

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(note-I created an offset for the "let the journey" part of the card...it is not included in the file itself)

A closer look at the tag I used for the jumping point of the card.


So do YOU want to win a 20.00 gift certificate to ScrapbookSteals for a future purchase?!  All you have to do is to comment on all the blogs in the hop by no later than 11:59 on Sunday, May 13th (tomorrow!) MST and you are entered to win.  


ScrapbookSteals
Becci Manies
Katrina Hunt (You are here!)
Brett Quinton
Chloe Salerno

Erin Colby

    Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I hope I have given you some scrapbooking ideas to use in your projects!

    Now head over to Brett's blog to see some more inspiration!

    78 comments:

    1. great work katrina!! love all those tags!!

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    2. So much inspiration!! Thanks!

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    3. Excellent job incorporating the tags in a non-traditional way on your layout!

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    4. Love the LO. Great way to use all the tags !!

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    5. I love that you only used half of the tag, t looks great!

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    6. I like how you used the tags in the layout - what a great idea!

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    7. Great way to use the tags on your LO! Cute card as well!

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    8. Very cute ideas! Thanks for sharing them!

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    9. OH MY Katrina there are amzing!! Still crossing my fingers you make the design team

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    10. I just got a Silhouette, so I love to see how people incorporate it into their designing! I especially like the way you used the "top" of the tags at the bottom of your focal photo spot to create a weight line, and have the other side of the tag to use on ANOTHER fabulous project! Thanks for sharing!

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    11. The dog layout is great in the way that you used the cards like little banners.
      Cute dog too!

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    12. Such great layouts! You knocked it outta the park!

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    13. These are really great! Love how you used the tags on the layout for the banner and I LOVE the tag that is on the card. really cute!

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    14. Love the use of tags peeking out! Nice layout.

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    15. I really like your card as it is a unique sentiment. Your dog and the layout are just too cute.

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    16. Love how you used the tags!

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    17. Love the tags,love the dog page layout, missed the steal today--had to work

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    18. I love how you used several of the tags on your scrapbook layout. :)

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    19. Oh my word, that card is absolutely beautiful! I love the tag!

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    20. Love the layers of tags on the layout...it's a great look!
      http://www.menemenetekeluniversity.blogspot.com/

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    21. That card is awesome! I think I've found a new way to use those journaling cards! :)

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    22. Love the card! And it's just another reason why I need a Silhouette!

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    23. LOVE the idea of using tags to make a banner some kits give you so many tags and i never can figure out what to do with them! THANK YOU

      Nichol
      Tran

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    24. Cute idea with the banner and those chosen tags give plenty of space to journal!
      -Loriann www.funtimescrapping.com

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    25. i like the idea to use the tags as the banner! and i love that his and hers tag!

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    26. What a super idea to use the tags as a banner. That's certainly something I can use. Thanks so much! your ideas are great.

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    27. That layout is great!! I think I'll have to scrap lift it soon... thanks for the wonderful inspiration!

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    28. Love how you used all the tags on your layout - fabulous banner! And a great card as well! Thanks for shzring your projects with us!

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    29. Amazing creations! I especially love the layout!!!

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    30. Oops forgot to leave my blogspot info. I am now a follower of your blog.
      www.catscrapcreations.blogspot.ca

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    32. Great idea to make a banner out of the tags. Love your Corgi!!

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    33. LOVE the layout and the card is awesome, too! Thanks so much for sharing! =D

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    34. Cool use of the tags in your first layout, and I love your card made with Simple Stories! TFS. :)

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    35. Hi Katrina, Love the layout! and your two page layout on Sketch Support this week! :)

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    36. Love your layout. I like how you used the journal cards as accents instead of literally journaling on it. Love that adorable card too and the gorgeous Fabulous papers you used.

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    37. I am looking really enjoying the inspiration of this blog hop. And thanks for the chance to win a prize!

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    38. I am really enjoying the inspiration of this blog hop. And thanks for the chance to win a prize!

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    39. Super adorable! Love how you used the tags.

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    40. I love, love, love what you did with the tags on the layout!!! Making a banner was a great idea! I will have to scraplift this!!!

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    41. MME tags are always a pleasure to work with, and your projects are darling. Thanks for a chance to win!
      Karen L

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    42. Love your projects! Will have to scraplift your layout :)

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    43. I love how you used the tags. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    44. I love that you made a banner with them! What a fabulous idea!

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    45. First of all, I LOVE your Corgi! We have a corgi mix and he is the sweetest dog. Secondly, I love how you used your journaling tags w/o actually journaling. Great use of them.

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    46. love your layouts. thank you for sharing. rush88888 at gmail dot com

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    47. Love the journaling cards as banners, I have so many that i though I would never use up.

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    48. Great work!!! Loving the bloghop!!! Thank you and thank you to scrapbooksteals.com for the chance to win :)

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    49. What a great layout and I love the extra card. What a great use of the journal cards!!

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    50. I love the idea of using tags for other things too. Very nice!

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    51. These are fabulous, Katrina! I love both!

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    52. Such a cute layout and card.

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    53. Love the pennants you made out of the journal cards!

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    54. Love how you used the journal tags on your layout. Thanks fotr sharing.

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    55. What a great use of the journaling cards for your banner, such a fun idea!

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    56. Simply amazing projects. I love the way you made a banner out of the tags. Great idea.

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    57. I love that layout. It is so hard to capture a pets personality in a picture but you've done that in your photo and the layout! I have three Jack Russel's and their personalities are all different. This makes me want to make a page for all of them <3

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    58. Very cute layout and cute card, too!

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    59. What fun projects. Love the people tag!

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    60. Love the subtle colors of the layout!

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