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Monday, December 27, 2010

FEBRUARY - Calendar Blog Hop

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the 2011 Calendar Blog Hop.  Today through the 30th we are featuring layouts that we hope will inspire you to create an album to chronicle your family's journey through 2011.    We have some amazing crafters who are sharing their LOs with you.  I hope that you will follow all the way to the end.

“The Grand Prize Blog Candy is a brand-new Designer’s Calendar Cartridge, donated by Karel at One By One The Flamingos Are Stealing My Sanity. In order to be eligible to win, you need to leave a comment on each and every stop on the hop with a way for her to contact you. She will choose a winner by random.org on the 31st and announce it on her blog, as well as contacting the winner personally.”  Please leave your email safely.

Now...please accept my sincere apologies.  I traveled to Charlotte to spend Christmas with my Mom and my sister.  I have everything laid out for my return on the 27th.  However, the 27th is Monday and not Tuesday.  UH!!!!  So, I am off a day. 

Please bare with me.  As soon as I return on Tuesday, I am going to upload the pictures of the layout.  You can choose to come back or leave a comment now to be entered into the grand prize drawing. I will have a small surprise pack for one commenter.  You don't have to be a follower to win but I do enjoy making new friends and promise you won't be disappointed if you do. The winner will be selected using Random.org on January 1.  The winner will have one week to claim the prize so be sure to come back and see if you won.

Also, starting in January 2011, I am planning on hosting swaps.  If you'd like to participate, you will need to be a follower.  My blog will be the main way I communicate updates and notices concerning the swaps. 
Now on to my project for the hop...I selected the month of February.  For my layout, I choose the main colors of black, white, and red. There are some interesting holidays and events in the month of February.  My left page highlights some of these holidays as well as three photo mats that can be used to mount pictures of events that occur in the month.   On the left is a calendar that created using my new Gypsy.  I even included a rabbit for the Chinese New Year and a groundhog for Groundhog's Day.  I used the following Cricut cartridges to complete this project - Camp Out, Cricut Classic Font, Cricut Sampler, Cuttin' Up, Destinations, Sesame Street - Elmo's Party, Gypsy Wanderings, and Mini Monograms.  I have even included a flower I created following the wonderful tutorial by my wonderful friend, Melinda at Scrapbook Eden. She has some phenomenal tutorial.  I believe that's it.  If I get back and find out I didn't cover everything, I'll be sure to update the post.

If you get lost on the blog hop, here are the links to all the bloggers who are participating.
January - Celeste & Jessica
Febuary - Christel (**ME**) & Karel
March - Diane & Karel
April - Celeste & Bonnie
May - Michelle & Natalie
June - Lisa & Jamie
July - Diane & Summer and Jennifer
August - Denise & Gina
Septemeber - Jessica & Deb
October - Rebecca & Lora
November - Belinda & Col
December - Col & Deb


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57 comments:

Rhonda Emery said...

will be back

Karelj said...

I can't wait to see what you've got up that creative sleeve of yours! Thanks for being part of the hop...I'm so looking forward to your swaps! I'll be back! Karelj

Roni said...

I'm looking forward to seeing your calendars!

Roni said...

Oh, I forgot to leave my email... embellishartist at gmail dot com

SimpleScrappin said...

Can't wait to see your calendars, I'll be back to check them out :)
Hugs
Nicole
simple.scrappin at yahoo dot com

Amy said...

I am now a follower as I would love to particpate in some swaps! I will definately return to see your calender creations.

sensationallychicboutique(at)gmail(dot)com

Natalie said...

:( That your LO is not here, but :) you got to spend Christmas with family! I am :( mine are in Montana and I'm in California, yuck! I'll be back! Travel safe!!!
http://timelesslegacydesigns.blogspot.com

Coachfans said...

I will be back to see the pictures. I am looking forward to it after reading about the design.

Happy New Year,
Georgiana
http://carsonscricutcreations.blogspot.com/
coachfans at cox dot net

Angela R said...

I am sure that your calender is beautiful! The color scheme sounds amazing!
Contact Info: Incase I get a chance to win the amazing blog candy! Happy New Year to come!
email:
arebori0204@gmail.com
New Blog: www.scraptillyadrop.blogspot.com

Summer said...

Can't wait to see what you have for us!

Donna said...

It is a busy time of year, I'll check back tomorrow!

Lindy said...

Can't wait to see your calendar layouts and I'd love to participate in some swaps. I'll be hopping back.

ScrappingDeb said...

Can't wait to see!!! I'll be back!

Karen said...

Thanks for the great blog and a chance to win a prize.

dhoffman at spacey dot net

doverdi said...

Can't wait to see your calendar. It's so interesting seeing everyones take on creating these calendar pages.

Denise From Boca said...

Thanks for taking the time to share such great projects.


Denise

dhoffman at spacey dot net

shakyteach said...

Can't wait to see your projects!

Jo Ann V said...

so excited to see what your going to share with us. love your ideas. thanks for sharing.

creative patti said...

Looked around your blog and really like what I see, can't wait to see your LO! I am sure it will be wonderful. I'm new here and am a new follower. Come join me at http://pattisscrapingtime.blogspot.com

Queen Bee said...

I'll be back!

McVic said...

I cant wait to see your layouts! Ill be back to check them out soon!
kacee
mcvicwif@yahoo.com

cdm317 said...

I know your pages will be awesome! I can't wait to stop back and see what you have created! I hope you had a wonderful Holiday season filled with joy!

GreenScrap said...

I love all the colors that your picked so I will be back!! TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

scrapsbyliadan said...

I'll be back lol. Totally understand being off a day, I do it more often than I like to admit! (Especially when I was having fun).

Cindylu2u said...

Hope you had a wonderful trip, will check back in later, can't wait to see your calendar!!
Cindy
miller896042atbellsouth.net

oOohLaLa Scraps said...

I will be back to see what you created :) kristi(at)igotluckyskraps.com

Michelle said...

Christel,
Nice to see your doing this with us again. You always have such nice things. I will have to make a special trip back to see your layout. I'm into the whole, Black, White and Red.

Take Care and have a safe trip,
Michelle

mpetrovich23(at)yahoo(dot)com

Theresa said...

I have followed you for a while..love to see your projects, and can't wait to see these. Thanks for being part of the blog-hop. Hope you had a great time with your family!

Laura Lee said...

I am already a follower but I will be back tomorrow... hope you had a great holiday..
lauraleed48atlivedotca

Scrappymama Elaine said...

Hey Sista, thanks for the instructions. Sounds great! Looking forward to seeing the pictures!
I've become a follower so I can hear about your swaps. esigmon@cox.net

Gina Thornton said...

Christel, safe travels! And I can't wait to see what you have to share when you get back!

Thanks so much for hopping along with us!
Gina
GRKIDDO
at
Verizon
dot net

Groovy Deborah said...

See you when you return! Be safe in your travels!
Deb
groovydebyahoo

Reddy said...

cool blog

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Looking forward to seeing what you create!

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Christel, can't wait to see your calendar page, i have browsed through your blog and do like your projects.

Kathy
Katsews at gmail dotcom

Jennifer said...

Can't wait to see what you've created Cristel! I am sure it is amazing! I'll be back to check it out -- hope you had safe travels.

Anna said...

Have fun and make lots of wonderful memories. I hope to be back and see what you did. Sounds awesome.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

9kids said...

Sound intriguing. I'll comment for now and check back later. Can't wait to see.

BunnyFreak said...

Can't wait to see the calendar pages.

SueNJ said...

I am now a follower and looking forward to your project. Family is important so post when you can :)

Happy Scrappin'

Sue B

http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/

Tanya said...

Can't wait to see yours :) I am following!

Tanya
phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

scrapperbecka said...

Can't wait to see your pages, you always do such a beautiful job!

Zeni Pradel said...

great job! thanks for including elmo and glad to see you're back!

zenzen89@bellsouth.net
www.scrappyzeni.blogspot.com

Jamie said...

great job on your calendar! Looks great :)

jamie
bamiester(at)gmail(dot)com
www.glitterstampsandpaperohmy.com

MaryNSC said...

U done super U were not far from me I M N SC...:O)

jennyplace2 said...

Looking forward to seeing what you have done with your caledar
jennyplace26@gmail.com

country grammie said...

those are very nice pages!

dfhenson@q.com

Kristin said...

Loved your pages!

AmyJRockstar said...

Love the layout and can't wait to check out the upcomng swaps! I am already a follower. :0)
XO ~ Amy Jo
amyjrockstar@gmail dot com

Stephenie said...

TFS! Your colors for February were so great! I will become a follower because I am really interested in doing some swaps!
My email is: stephs361@yahoo.com
and my blog is www.sscrafter.blogspot.com

v said...

I shall be bach;) ~Vanessa W
baboo7192 at gmail dot com

polkacabana said...

LOVE YOUR POLKA DOT BLOG!! I love the ELMO on your 2nd calendar page!! Very cute, you all have put so much work into these calendars. Great job!! Deb and Natalie sent me so I am going to hop all through now!!
jmdegruc@yahoo.com

Reneeleeak said...

Thanks for sharing with us! I'm a new follower.
Happy New Year!
reneeleeak at yahoo dot com

Marianne - Fiskateer #6701 said...

Wow! Cutting the numbers by hand! That had to take awhile! They turned out so well and so did the rest of your Feb calendar!

Karelj said...

Just stopping by one more time to let you know how much fun I've had hopping with you in the Calendar Hop! I hope you've had tons of fun, gained some new followers and made sure to leave a comment on each blog so you can maybe win the Designer's Calendar! Thanks again...Karelj

Raven B said...

Oh I love it Christel!!!! It is super pretty and I love the colors that you used. February is one of my favorite months!!
Hugs,
Raven
thatsmerb at gmail dot com

Lisa said...

Your LO is gorgous!!! I love your work!

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