Monday, June 11, 2012

SNC Furever Friends Blog Hop!!

Good morning! Welcome to the "Furever Friends" blog hop :)



If you've arrived from Kristie's Blog then you're in the right place! If you're just stopping by and would like to do our hop, you can visit Suzanne's Blog to start from the beginning. Everyone is sharing projects and offering up goodies! Here is the hop order in case you get lost along the way...

Suzanne - Scrap With Suzy
Kim - Me Ma Kim's Place
Sandi - Slightly Off Center
Kristie - Scrap, Color, Read and Repeat
April - Scrapper Forever (You're here!)
Sue - The Scrappings Of Sue
Abby - Midwest Memories

You don't want to miss the "furry" projects we have for you, as well as chances to win some awesome blog candy! There are 7 of us in the hop who are all members of a Yahoo group Scrappin N Chattin. SNC is an email forum where we share our love for scrapbooking, as well as our everyday lives with each other. We like to talk ALOT (I mean we are a group of women, lol!), but please don't be intimidated by the amount of emails that come through our message boards because we have tons of fun! There are a lot of fun activities, challenges, and prizes each month to jumpstart your creativity and keep your scrappin' goals. As you go through the hop, you'll learn more about each of those activities.

I'd like to tell you about our 24 hour challenge, which I host each month. It's a challenge based around using a favorite collection with a sketch and creating a layout in just 24 hours. The fun part is that the collection and sketch you use is a surprise! Each person that plays chooses 3 collections that they'd like to work with and posts them into our database. I then post a message listing those collections along with 3 sketches that I've chosen for that month, along with a list of players which will choose a collection and a sketch for another player. If you get your layout done in the next 24 hours, you get entered into a drawing for a great prize! Fun right? All of the ladies in the group that play each month really seem to enjoy playing along in the challenge. :)

If you like the sound of our group and would like to check out what we're all about, you can visit our homepage here and have a look around. If you decide you'd like to join, we'd be absolutely thrilled! We love meeting new people. :) We also love blog hopping and and sharing inspiration, and for today's hop, we each created a "furry" project. Since we don't have any pets in our house (YET!), I used this super cute picture of my daughter Madison carrying around some of her stuffed animals, which she always has in hand...






Supplies: Basic Grey PB&J Paper - Daisy Mae, Raspberry Jam, Whole Wheat; Tim Holts Distress Ink - Walnut Stain; Ali Edwards Stamp Set - Bring On The Love; EK Success PSN L Butterfly Punch; EK Success Embossed Curve Border Punch; Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher; Studio G Brads; Just The Way You Are Font

She wants a puppy SO bad but we can't have pets where we currently live. We've promised to get one when we get a house with a nice yard though, so thankfully until then she has plenty of stuffed babies to keep her company! ;)

Oh, and this wouldn't be a great blog hop without CANDY! Here's what you can win just for leaving a comment on my blog post (open to US only because of shipping costs)...



I just love candy don't you?? ;) All of the blog candy winners will be announced on Thursday so be sure to get your comments in before then! Also, be sure to leave me an email address so I can contact you if you're the lucky winner here. Thanks so much for stopping by today...I hope you visit again soon! Your next stop on the hop is Sue...

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I'm entering this layout in the following challenges...
Artful Delight - Sketch
Punky Sprouts - Photo Inspiration
Scrap The Girls - Use An Outside Picture
Basic Grey - Flickr Friends - Chevrons

25 comments:

TeenaBugg38 said...

Wow! Such a beautiful page!!

jennyplace2 said...

Love the layout and your daughter is such a beautiful girl. TFS!

Margie said...

What a sweet page! I love those papers!

Suzy said...

April this is an awesome layout! Love that photo of Madison and how the papers match her dress. The brads in the butterfly centers is a clever idea! Of course my fav part is all that journaling :) You inspire me !! Thanks for participating in the hop with me :)

Vicki said...

Adorable layout. Love the butterflies and brads and the colors you used.

Doris said...

What a darling little girl! Beautiful photo and layout.

silvia said...

Pretty page!! I LOVE the combo of the polka dot and floral papers!!
The photo of Madison and her "buudy" is darling!!

mustangkayla said...

Aww...how cute! LOVE your design and choice of papers! What a cute picture! My kiddos want a puppy really bad too, but until they don't require so much maintenance (if that ever happens....haha!) we will not be getting a puppy!

ann said...

Your layout is awesome as always April. Ann O.

Theresa said...

awww what a sweet layout!

sophie said...

love those cute butterflies!!

Kristie said...

So will a puppy be the first thing you buy for your new house?? LOL! That pic of Madison is so precious, what a lil cutie! Love your papers and butterflies too!

Cultivate Life in Joy said...

What a lovely page..I love the colors and the way everything looks so girly. and that picture is precious.

Barbara Greenberg said...

Such a great layout, so great that Madison always has her "stuffed pet" with her. I like how you did all the journaling strips on the layout

lszalil said...

Beautiful photo of your daughter, April. Such a beautiful layout, too.
Am a follower now and thank you for the chance to win.

lili

Dawn said...

Super Cute as usual. :) So glad you found "an animal something" to be able to be in the hop. Thanks for a chance to win a fun prize. :)

artfuldelight said...

So precious April!! So happy you got to play along, thank you for joining us at Artful Delight this month!! :-)

Carol said...

So cute. Love the paper line.

Marcia Dehn-Nix said...

WOW, this is such an adorable layout! So glad you joined us at Artful Delight. I am celebrating my bogaversary with a give-away here http://onescrapatatime-bymumsie.blogspot.com/2012/06/blogaversay-giveaway.html. I hope you will check it out.

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Beautiful photo, thanks for joining us at Artful Delight.

Missy Whidden said...

This is so pretty! Those butterflies are my favorite :) Thanks so much for playing along with us at Artful Delight!

Heather Landry said...

My son totally wants a puppy too but since we just lost our 11 year old dog to cancer last year my DH and I aren't ready. I didn't think to get him a stuffed one though. Thanks so much for the idea and for sharing your wonderful layout!

Paula said...

Lovely layout, thanks for playing along with STG ;)

donna said...

gorgeous! thanks for playing along with us at STG
D xx

Marisa said...

oh sweet page :) thanks for playing along at STG.