Seasons of Change Blog Hop

Friday, September 3, 2010

Sorry, sorry, sorry!! This week has been absolutely nuts and I got this hop mixed up with another going on later this month. But I'm here now and apologize for the delay.

If you're a usual visitor to my blog and want to participate in the hop, you'll want to jump over to Pamela's Blog to begin at the beginning.



I love blog hops! And the Scrapbook Challenges ones are near and dear to my heart. It's how I first discovered this amazing community, way back in January. The ladies there are truly inspirational and always encouraging. I so hope you'll play along with us! I'm so thankful that I get to keep playing with them for another season!

As always our fabulous sketch master, Pamela, turned out an awesome sketch!


My take: Forgive the irony, but time and the lack thereof have been a big theme in my life these last few weeks. I constantly feel like there aren't enough hours in the day to get everything that I want to do, done. Hence my no-photo layout, about my rapidly dwindling social life.


Since I went to Lizzy's class last week, I had plenty of left over Lizzy goodies to play with. Pamela's design lends itself beautifully to showcasing several blocks of "patterned paper". So once again, I turned to that gorgeous fabric paper. I love the look of frayed ends and ran my scissors along the edge to give them more gusto.


I also did a bit of stamping on patterned paper. I just got the Tattered Angels Time Traveler stamp set and have been dying to use them on something. I figured the clock and pocket watch were perfect accents for my page about time. I use charcoal chalk ink a lot, and just recently purchased a dark brown color. It added a lovely vintage vibe to the page.



Then I went back and added a little cluster of circle embellishments at the bottom, to give it some balance. It still doesn't feel perfect but I think I'll leave it for now. I incorporated lots of fun things, buttons, brads, stickers, punched patterned papers. Ya know, pretty shiny stuff :)

There you have it, that's my take! And if the sketch isn't enough inspiration for you to play along, they maybe I can interest you in a prize or 2...

1. Everyone who leaves a comment on all of the blogs in the hop will be entered into the drawing to win the new "Restoration" line from Crate Paper. [Seriously ladies, I'm so jealous of whoever wins this one!! It's one of my must-haves from the Summer CHA and have yet to see it in stores]

2. Everyone who does a layout based on the above sketch and posts it in the Hop On section gets entered into the drawing to win the new "Pixie-Licisous" line from Cosmo Cricket, inluding the 12x12 sheet of chipboard! [Oh lala!]

3. Everyone who joins the group this weekend gets entered into the drawing for a Prima pack. [Because you can never have enough flowers, truly!]

4. Everyone who invites someone to the group this weekend, through the invite link on the main page, gets entered into a drawing for a Prima Pack. [They really are awesome at what they do!]

5. Lastly, there will be another prize in the Hop On section.

You can check out Pamela's blog for pics of all these goodies! And next on your hopping adventure is Natalie's blog, for more scrappy goodness. Happy Hopping!

xxbesos
j.leija

For all you ladies who commented on my other posts, don't you worry. I got you covered! Thanks for commenting:

Christy
Jackie
Amanda
heather_graham
Erika
dknox614
Diane
Janet Murie
Brittney
Peggy
Jessica
Brenda H
Bev

51 comments:

  1. Can't wait to see your creation! I'm so excited to be working with you this term :)

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  2. Can't wait to see your layout. Great blog hop.

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  3. I'll check back later. Cute blog.

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  4. Looking forward to seeing your take!

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  5. can't wait to see your layout! great to be working with you again :) xx

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  6. I will check later! Want to see your lo! :)

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  7. Hey crazy life - happens to all of us!

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  8. lookin forward to seeing your creation!

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  9. congrats, can't wait to see your design.

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  10. I'll be checking back to see whatyou've come up with.:)

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  11. alrighty then, can't wait to see what you created. :)

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  12. i would love to see yur L/O,i'm new!!
    Have a nice weekend,Jolanda

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  13. I love that sketch and I can't wait to see your take on it.

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  14. can't wait to see your work.
    Have a nice day!

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  15. hopping along the blog hop trail.....

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  16. hopping along, I'll check back later to see your layout!

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  17. love your LO - who needs photos???

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  18. Looking forward to working with you this term! :D

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  19. Love the pink pocketwatch in the corner!! Very nice interpretation of this sketch design.

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  20. Hi Jamie! Love the no-photo layout! You rocked the DL goodies & the pocketwatch stamp. Have a good weekend!

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  21. Color scheme is fantastic!! Love the sentiment.
    Have a great hop!

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  22. Jamie, I LOVE your photoless layout! What a great way to document this time in your life! You layout is awesome -- love your way with embellies! Beautiful work! :D

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  23. A layout without photos! But still very interesting. Maybe even more interesting.....
    well done.

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  24. I came back to check it out...and I love the thinking out of the box with no photos. Very pretty LO...chic!

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  25. I love your LO! All the dimension>

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  26. Nice layout. Great embellishments.

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  27. Your photoless page is great!!!

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  28. OH--your LO is lovely! Love that cluster of embellies! Thanks for reminding me of those fabric papers!

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  29. I love your take on the sketch...it's very artistic!

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  30. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your take on the sketch. I love the pocketwatch

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  31. This is a super cool layout, I so love it!!!
    -Cher

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  32. great idea - also love the TA stamps! x

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  33. Great job with the stamping. I'm still loving the DL stuff, too!

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  34. I love examples of lo's w/o pics! tfs!

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  35. you have great layout
    and thanks for the hop

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  36. Very pretty....love your style!

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  37. Great page, love the color combinations. Off to hop :)

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