Monday, July 12, 2010

Die Cut Diva Blog Hop!

Welcome to my blog and to the Die Cut Diva Christmas in July Blog Hop!  I'm so glad you have decided to stop by today!  If you are planning on doing the entire blog hop, please start at the Die Cut Diva Blog and then start hopping!  You should have visited Steph and Becky's blog before stopping by mine.  I hope you are enjoying the Christmas eye candy the designers have shown so far!

I used the Rectangle Accordion Mini Album with Layers & Tin  for my project. I took the "mini album" part of it, separated the pages and made it into this cute holiday banner. It easily folds up and stores in the tin.  It will be a special gift for someone come Christmas time this year!

Here is my "Wishes" Banner:


                                        

A close-up:

And the tin:

It is so easy to customize all the cards, albums, boxes and shapes that you find at Creative Cuts & More!  Now, if you would like a chance to work with their fabulous Christmas Card Kit, they are giving one away to one lucky hopper!!  There are a couple ways to win. 

(A) Leave a comment on the Blog Hop post at Die Cut Diva. (This is limited to one per person unless you meet the criteria of B, C, and/or D below.)

(B) Leave one extra comment if you've posted a link to this blog candy on your own blog. Make sure to include a link to your specific post in your comment.

(C) Leave one extra comment if you become one of our blog followers. See the right-hand navigation column to follow us.

(D) Leave one extra comment if you click over to our new page on Facebook and become a fan.

(E) Leave one extra comment by commenting on ALL of our talented Designers in our Blog Hop!

Thanks for stopping by today!  I will be giving a Making Memories "Tinsel" 8x8  paper pack to one lucky person who leaves a comment on this post before midnight EST tonight. Now head over to Noelle's blog for a chance to see what she has done with the Christmas Card Kit!!

BONUS!  Go check out all the lovely Christmas die cuts! (and all the rest too!)


 
Happy Monday, friends!


26 comments:

  1. Jan - this is PERFECT! WOW! I love the idea of separating the album into a banner. The holly is so cute too! TFS!

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  2. Fabulous tin girl! Brilliant in fact! I so have to do this with my tin set! And what a great way to store the banner so it can be used year after year! Brilliant!!!!!!!! Love it!

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  3. Hey Jan! I was parusing Really Reasonable Ribbon for some new ribbon ideas and kept ending up on your blog. You have done some great work here. I love that you have layouts as well as cards, my passion as well. AND I noticed that your a mom to boys, me too! We're definitely a breed of our own!! LOL Well, it's great to meet you. I look forward to seeing more of your great designs. Thanks

    Hugs! Jen

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  4. Hey Jan! love how you did the holly on your banner. Great stuff!
    happy blog hopping
    alecia

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  5. Jan,
    What a great project! i am not usually a banner fan, but this is great! I love the colors & the use of twine! You just have some beautiful work & I am truly inspired by you! So glad to have you as our July Guest Designer!! :) Becky

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  6. Your banner is so festive and pretty! Love how you used polka dot paper, holly and buttons. Great work.

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  7. I love your banner! The colors and rustic look are my favorites...
    Many thanks for sharing your inspiration!
    Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  8. Jan, this is absolutely gorgeous! I love the colors, the way each letter tag looks, and that it all fits in a neat little tin so it's safe and sound for years to come! Wonderful job!

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  9. I love the banner - it's so cute!!

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  10. Great banner, Jan! The colors are terrific and I love the rustic look of it. :)

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  11. How cute is this? Banners and wall hangings seem to be "the thing" this year.

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  12. I love the banner~and the tin to keep it in.

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  13. Very clever and I like how it stores so well.

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  14. Oh my word Jan! You TOTALLY ROCKED this project! This is absolutely adorable, I love it! I want to go make one right now!

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  15. Jan .. amazing, beautiful banner.. so cute and fab colouring and detailing.. hugs Bev
    ps love xmas in July

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  16. This is a wonderfully pretty banner. I like how you took one product and make it all your own!

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  17. Loved the banner and all the attention to detail-- made this banner and tin really stand out

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  18. *thud* LOVE LOVE LOVE your banner - clever idea to cut the accordian album apart! Beautiful job of stamping and decorating the banner and the tin!

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  19. What a fabulous project! I love the simplicity of it but how gorgeous it looks hanging! Thank you for the opportunity to win your giveaway!

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  20. Ohmygosh! That is stinkin' CUTE! Great job! :-)

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  21. that banner is awesome - and I love that it fits in a tin!

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  22. ohh Jan that banner is soooo stinkin cute.. you rocked it girl!!! way to go

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  23. This is awesome! I LOVE banners!

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