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Saturday, February 26, 2011

    Welcome to A Scrap Above & Sparkly things Distract me Blog Hop
    First I want to thank Janice over at Cricut Confessions for hosting such an amazing Blog Hop 
    and asking me to be part of it along with all the other very talented members of our "Pink Flamingo" Design Team.. I really enjoy this group of ladies. If you arrived here from Jane over at Sneezy's Ramblings, 
    you are on the right track. If you just stumbled on my blog and would like to join in the hop, 
    you can click here to start over.
    On to my project.. I have been wanting to use my Tinkerbell cart for over a month, 
    so I grabbed my coffee and this is what I came up with, I love how this turned out
    and it only took like 10 times to get it right..LOL
    Recipe:
    Tinkerbell & Friends cart 
    pg 30 everything cut at 4 3/4
    Flower card stock: DCWV Posies Glitter Print
    Lime Green Cardstock: heidi grace designs "Love Forever"
    Handmade flower: pages from an old book
    Sweet Treats Cart pg 49 shadow/blackout  5 different cuts, 4 each
    3 1/4  , 2 3/4 , 2 1/4 , 1 3/4 , 1 1/4.
    Inks: Shimmer Spritz, Tim Holtz Distress Ink vintage photo
    My trusty ol iron
    Hot Glue Gun
    ATG
    Gold spray glitter, to give it that extra SPARKLE!!
    If you would like to know how I made the flower, just let me know.. 

    ~BLOG CANDY~

    Starting with this Blog Hop till the end of March 2011, I will have 1 blog candy give away
    For a chance to win all you need to do is:
    Leave a comment on this post
    You don't have to become a follower, but please do if you like what you see, 
    For an extra chance to win, grab my blinkie and add to your blog, let me know you did this
    You can become a network follower if you like
    Please leave a way for me to contact you in case you do win.

    Your next stop in the hop is the very talented  Nicolette, go show her some love!  Nicolette ~ 
    http://www.beyondscrapin.blogspot.com/

      Friday, February 25, 2011

      ~ If your looking for Kich N Bleus Blog Hop March 22-25 Click HERE ~

      Spring has Sprung!


       Here is a card I whipped up for challenge # 5over 
      at Queen of my Craftroom she is having a Spring theme Challenge
      Hope you enjoy it!

      This card took no time to make, well that is after
       I found an old book to make the flowers.. =)
      Recipe:
      major fibers
      butterfly chip board embellishment 
      flower: Sweet Treats cart pg 49 shadow/blackout 

      Wednesday, February 23, 2011

      ~Sassy Abby~


      I am now part of the QKD design team, I love their stamps, here is my first card
       it's featured on the Dark Ink Sorority blog
      Today's card is featuring Abby, designed by Myka
      this is my first time working with this stamp and I love it,
      I think it turned out nice.
      Can't wait to try different techniques and colors.
      Paper is DCWV  "Once Upon A Time"
      Head on over to Queen Kat Designs to purchase this stamp.

      Tuesday, February 22, 2011


      Kich N Bleus
       New Design Team 
      & Release Blog Hop
      February 22-25, 2011

      Welcome to A Scrap Above and the very first Kich N Bleus  New Design Team & Release Blog Hop
      I would like to thank Kich for picking me to be part of her team,  I love her designs and I know you will too
      It's an honor to be part of this Design Team with her and all the talented ladies.

      You should be arriving here from the very talented Abby (who is Kich's oldest sister) if you just came across my blog and would like to check out the blog hop, please chick here to start over.

      For my project, I used this adorable digi Kich designed, 

      ~Blog candy~
      I will be giving away a set of the new release Kich N Bleus digis to 
      a lucky winner, here is all you have to do to win..
      ** Leave a comment on this blog**
      **Become a follower if you like with you see**
      **Leave a second comment if you are already a follower**
      That's it, dont forget to stop by each blog and leave a comment
      Random.org will pick a winner on Sunday February 27

      Your next stop is the very talented Lisa at http://bitbythecricutbug.blogspot.com/

      Here is the line up in case you get lost
      1. Start ~   http://www.kichnbleusdesigns.com
      2. Abby~   http://www.scrapbookaholicbyabby.com/ 
      3. Bonnie~ http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com/ (you are here)
      4. Lisa ~   http://bitbythecricutbug.blogspot.com/  (your next stop)
      5. Liset ~  http://hailemnat.blogspot.com/ 
      6. Patty ~  http://cardsbypattytanuz.blogspot.com/
      7. Sandra ~ http://365daysofcricut.blogspot.com/ 
      8. Sonya ~ http://sonyaspapertrail.blogspot.com/ 
      9. Tere ~    http://terecontodomicorazon.blogspot.com/ 
      Look at the amazing new release, head on over to http://www.kichnbleusdesigns.com  
      to purchase your very own!!











       

      Friday, February 18, 2011

      Winner of the Sweetheart Valentine Blog Hop is: 

      Winner of "Its my B-day and Ill Quill if I want to is:

      Congrats ladies, I will contact you soon.

      Thursday, February 17, 2011

      Blog Hop winners will be posted on Friday 2-18-11
      I am sorry I never posted day 3 of the Sweetheart Valentine's Blog Hop, 
      I have had some computer problems and did not get it listed, I will get the final pages listed
      this weekend when I am back in my craft room.

      Have a great day.. Now go do something crafty!

      Tuesday, February 15, 2011

      This is my 2nd post for the day
      Day1of Sweetheart Valentine  
      Day 2 of Sweetheart Valentine

      ~It's My B-Day and I Quill If I Want To Blog Hop~

      Welcome to A Scrap Above & "It's my B-day and I'll Quill if I want to"
       hosted by  Linda over at www.krazyquilling.com
      I want to wish Linda a very Happy Birthday, she is a very sweet and talented lady, 
      I am honored she asked me to celebrate her Birthday with her!
      So grab your favorite coffee or tea, sit down with us for a while, remember to stop and leave some love at each blog along the way, there is some amazing talent in this hop, who knows, maybe even some blog candy. You should be arriving at my blog from the very
      talented Pam, if not click here to start from the beginning . 

      ~Blog Candy~
      Linda will be giving away a My Creative Time Giveaway a stamp of their choice but you must
      comment on all of the Blogs.There will also be a live U-Stream to say hello and do some other Giveaways...at 10:00pm EST here's my channel
      http://www.ustream.tv/channel/i-ts-my-birthday-and-i-quill-if-i-want-to

      I tried quilling back in 2004, I even bought stuff for it, but never learned.
      Since I met Linda, I have been wanting to try it out, so what better time then her Birthday Blog Hop.
      Here is my project, very simple, but I LOVE it, I am now in love with quilling!!

      Here is my take on quilling..

      I checked out you tube (as always) to see how to make these roses..

      Recipe will be posted later this morning.

      Now whats a Blog Hop without CANDY????

      I will have some blog candy for 1 lucky winner, here is what you need to do:
      1-Leave a comment on my blog
      2-Become a follower only if you like what you see
      3-Leave a 2nd comment letting me know you are a follower
      Grab my new blog button on right (only if you want to)
      I am also in another hop until Feb 16, if you hop on over to
      Day 1 & Day 2, leave a comment there, you will be put in the '
      drawing for that days gift.



      Your next stop in the hop is the very talented and amazing 
      *Day 2* 
      (Click here for Day 1)
      ~Sweetheart Valentine's Day Blog Hop~
      ~Feb 14-Feb 16~


      Happy Valentine's Day!!!!
      Welcome to A Scrap Above & the Sweetheart Valentine's Day Blog Hop hosted by  Dee of Designs From My Heart  We were asked to make  a Love-Themed item for someone you love.  So I made this Chipboard mini album for my hubby.. 
      We met 21 years ago, and will be married 18 years in August...W.O.W!! 
      So grab your favorite coffee or tea, sit down with us for a while, remember to stop and leave some love at each blog along the way, there is some amazing talent in this hop, who knows, maybe even some blog candy. You should be arriving at my blog from the very
      talented Liliana, if not click here to start from the beginning .

      Now on to my project.. I hope you enjoy.
      Recipe:
      Metal tag: "You & Me" 
      Bling
      Cart: A Child's Year (cut a while back, dont remember the size)
      Shimmer Spritz: Barn Door
      Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Antique Linen & Vintage Photo
      Sizzix: Bread Tags
      Random cut folder
      Ribbon
      Chipboard Tag: "Love of my life, love you forever"
      Each day of this hop, I will reveal a little more of this album,
      Don't forget to stop by tomorrow to see what I will reveal 
      and to have a shot at winning some candy
       ~Blog Candy~
      I will be giving away some blog candy to 1 lucky winner..
      here is what you need to do if you would like a shot at winning...
      1-Leave a comment on my blog
      2-Become a follower only if you line what you see
      (blog follower on left, networked blog on right)
      3-Leave a 2nd comment letting me know you are a follower
      4- You MUST return each day of the hop (Feb 14-Feb 16)
       and leave a comment on that days project..
      Grab my new blog button on right (only if you want to)

       You next stop is Jess www.KinderStampO.com,
       I know she has an amazing project just waiting for you

      Monday, February 14, 2011


      ~Sweetheart Valentine's Day Blog Hop~
      ~Feb 14-Feb 16~


      Happy Valentine's Day!!!!
      Welcome to A Scrap Above & the Sweetheart Valentine's Day Blog Hop hosted by  Dee of Designs From My Heart  We were asked to make  a Love-Themed item for someone you love.  So I made this Chipboard mini album for my hubby.. 
      We met 21 years ago, and will be married 18 years in August...W.O.W!! 
      So grab your favorite coffee or tea, sit down with us for a while, remember to stop and leave some love at each blog along the way, there is some amazing talent in this hop, who knows, maybe even some blog candy. You should be arriving at my blog from the very
      talented Liliana, if not click here to start from the beginning .

      Now on to my project.. I hope you enjoy.
      Cover of Album..
      I simply love all the bling!
      Pages 1-2 are very simple, a photo mat on each page, 
      ribbon, bling.. nothing fancy, yet I love it..
         Each day of this hop, I will reveal a little more of this album,
      Don't forget to stop by tomorrow to see what I will reveal 
      and to have a shot at winning some candy
       ~Blog Candy~
      I will be giving away some blog candy to 1 lucky winner..
      here is what you need to do if you would like a shot at winning...
      1-Leave a comment on my blog
      2-Become a follower only if you line what you see
      (blog follower on left, networked blog on right)
      3-Leave a 2nd comment letting me know you are a follower
      4- You MUST return each day of the hop (Feb 14-Feb 16)
       and leave a comment on that days project..
      Grab my new blog button on right (only if you want to)
       You next stop is Jess www.KinderStampO.com,
       I know she has an amazing project just waiting for you

      Friday, February 11, 2011

      ~ Craftin' Sistahs's Blog Hop~
      February 11, 2011

      Welcome to the Craftin' Sistahs first ever blog hop! We are a group of Facebook friends who share the same passion for papercraftin'. The hop starts with the Mix On The Memories blog and ends with A Scrap Above. Along the way you'll stop by 9 other great blogs for a total of 10! You will find creations of all kinds along the hop. Be sure to start at the first blog and follow your way all the way through...several of the divas are offering blog candy! You never know where you might find some so be careful not to miss any of the blogs. While you're there, leave some blog love! Creative people love feedback on their work! We hope you enjoy this first Craftin' Sistahs blog hop!

       Welcome to A Scrap Above,  If you just came here from CraftyNetta then you are in the right spot, if not, click here to start over. I am so happy to be part of this blog hop, for my project, I made a simple card, sometimes simple can speak volumes.. I hope you enjoy..
      Recipe:
      Paper: Paper Studio
      Ribbon
      Stickers
      Bling 


      Monique- http://mixonthememories.blogspot.com
      Sumaiyah- http://www.StampinDymonz.com
      Normea - http://mmdezigns.blogspot.com
      Tammy  - http://fromme2upapercrafting.blogspot.com
      Renee    - http://www.reneehagler.typepad.com/
      Yolanda - http://yolandasscrapnstampspot.blogspot.com
      Angie     - http://angiespaperpassion.blogspot.com
      Christel  - http://onescrappinsista.blogspot.com
      CraftyNetta -http://craftcreationsbynetta.blogspot.com
      Bonnie   - http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com (you are here)

      Monday, February 7, 2011

      ~ Guest Designer~


      I have had such a busy week, I am just now getting over the shock
      of being accepted on Karel's Design Team over at  
      Today I am the Guest Designer on her blog, WOW.. I am so honored!
      Now go check out her blog, she has a B-day bash going on this month, today the 7th day
      Here is the project I made for the Guest Design spot, this is more my style on scrapbooking, making books and layouts,along with the random "out of the box" kind of altered art, anything goes..
       This is a Piano Hinge Scrapbook Album, still in the works
      Recipe and instructions will come very soon..
      ENJOY& KEEP ON CREATING!!


      Sunday, February 6, 2011

      ~Day Two ~
      ~Two Chics and a Birthday Hop~
      ~Feb 5th and 6th~
      I am so excited to be celebrating with Nicole & Meighen

       

      Welcome to A Scrap Above, DAY TWO , for DAY ONE, scroll down
      I am so excited to be part of this Blog Hop Hosted by the 
      Nicole over at  http://canadiannickelscrapn.blogspot.com/ and  
      Meighen over at http://scrappin3rdeeschik.blogspot.com/ 
      They are celebrating their Birthdays and their 1 yr blog anniversary's
      You should be coming here from Nancy , if not, please click HERE to start over
      We all were to choose a Holiday and do a Birthday Themed Card, Layout or Project to go along with the Holiday we chose.For my project, I picked "Friendship" Day, which is celebrated the first Sunday in August, this began in the US in 1935.
       I picked this to celebrate my best friend of 35 years, her B-day is in August.. So for my project, I made a FRIENDSHIP Banner and gift bag,  this is the first time making a banner, I almost gave up on it..  Enough gab.. Enjoy..

      Now whats a blog hop without candy? 
      I will have some candy to give away to 1 lucky winner who does this:
      1. Leave 1 comment on both today and tomorrow's projects (yes, I do check
      2. Become a follower ONLY if you like my blog and want to see more
      3. Leave a 2nd comment if you are (or become) a follower of my blog, this will give you an extra chance to win!
      4. Be sure to leave a way for me to contact you in case you win
      **sorry USA only due to shipping..
      Your next stop is the very talented Holly  http://www.kricutkween.blogspot.com/

      Friday, February 4, 2011

      ~Two Chics and a Birthday Hop~
      ~Feb 5th and 6th~
      I am so excited to be celebrating with Nicole & Meighen

       

      Welcome to A Scrap Above, I am so excited to be part of this Blog Hop Hosted by the 
      Nicole over at  http://canadiannickelscrapn.blogspot.com/ and  
      Meighen over at http://scrappin3rdeeschik.blogspot.com/ 
      They are celebrating their Birthdays and their 1 yr blog anniversary's
      You should be coming here from Nancy , if not, please click HERE to start over
      We all were to choose a Holiday and do a Birthday Themed Card, Layout or Project to go along with the Holiday we chose.For my project, I picked "Friendship" Day, which is celebrated the first Sunday in August, this began in the US in 1935.
       I picked this to celebrate my best friend of 35 years, her B-day is in August.. So for my project, I made a simple Layout with a couple of photos from when we were teens.

      Come back tomorrow and I will have another project celebrating Friendship Day, here is a peek at my project



      Now whats a blog hop without candy? 
      I will have some candy to give away to 1 lucky winner who does this:
      1. Leave 1 comment on both today and tomorrow's projects (yes, I do check
      2. Become a follower ONLY if you like my blog and want to see more
      3. Leave a 2nd comment if you are (or become) a follower of my blog, this will give you an extra chance to win!
      4. Be sure to leave a way for me to contact you in case you win
      Your next stop is the very talented Holly  http://www.kricutkween.blogspot.com/
      Blog Lineup

      1. Meighen - http://scrappin3rdeeschik.blogspot.com/
      2. Jennifer - http://creativearmywife.blogspot.com/
      3. Liset - www.hailemnat.blogspot.com
      4. Jill - http://thescrapoholic.blogspot.com/
      5. Pam - http://pammejo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com/
      6. Jess - http://www.kinderstampo.com/
      7. Dawn - http://www.pinkyswrspaper.blogspot.com/
      8. Tracey - http://thecroppingcanuck.blogspot.com/
      9. Martha - http://pattisscrapingtime.blogspot.com/
      10. Janie - www.typicalscrapbooker.com
      11. Madison - www.funkycards.blogspot.com
      12. Shannon - www.purplelionpaper.com/blog
      13. Jenny - http://jennyplace26.blogspot.com/
      14. Christine - www.scrapbookingtechnique.blogspot.com
      15. Jessica - www.thecreativestamperspot.blogspot.com
      16. Corri - http://www.buglvr.blogspot.com/
      17. Lisa - http://bitbythecricutbug.blogspot.com/
      18. Cristina -http://www.craftingwithcristina.com/
      19. Chris -http://stinkydogdesigns.blogspot.com/
      20. Nancy - http://fancywithnancy.blogspot.com/
      21. Bonnie - http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com/
      22. Holly - http://www.kricutkween.blogspot.com/
      23. Danielle - http://fundamentalchange.blogspot.com/
      24. DD - http://craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com/
      25. Shelley - http://heartstring-designs.blogspot.com/
      26. Mel - http://scrappymel.blogspot.com/
      27. Kathy - http://kathyscozies.blogspot.com/
      28. Ellen - http://lifeatwalnuthill.blogspot.com/
      29. Alina - http://neverstopscrapping.blogspot.com/
      30. Liz - http://www.lizspaperloft.blogspot.com/
      31. Denise - http://deesdesignsfrommyheart.blogspot.com/
      32. Nicole - http://canadiannickelscrapn.blogspot.com/