Monday, May 23, 2011


Birthday Bash Blog Hop
May 23 at 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Welcome to the very first Birthday Bash Blog Hop. We are here to celebrate not only Lisa's birthday but her daughter Becky’s birthday also. Lisa's baby turns 20 today.


I'm # 11 on the hop and if you would like to join us in this hop, you must start here>>> LISA'S BLOG

We're so excited to being doing this hop, and we have a fabulous line up with some very talented folks. There will be lots of fun projects, along with some great blog candy, and an AMAZING grand prize for this hop.

This hop runs all day on May 23, so you have plenty of time to make it all the way through the hop. Check out each blog and see what BLOG CANDY you could possibly WIN!!

Here is the complete line up
Creativek Kuts 

Sheri >>>>>>You are here!
April -
Scrapping With Lisa on facebook

There is also going to be an overall grand prize, which is being sponsored by Lisa from Scrapping with Lisa and she will be the first and last blog on the hop. In order to be eligible for the grand prize you must leave a comment on every blog in the hop, as well as become a fan of Lisa's blog and of Scrapping with Lisa on Facebook. If you don’t do facebook, this won’t count against you for the grand prize, just let Lisa know that in your comment. You must do all this, it is mandatory in order to be eligible for the overall grand prize.

For this blog hop I wanted to share my LO's that I created to enter into the E2 contest that Cricut was running for the launch of the new E2...I of course didn't win one, but still had an enjoyable time entering and truly felt it was more of a challenge, than a contest, for me, cause I'm more of a card maker and rarely create scrap pages;0)

The first LO was completely created using my Gypsy along with various carts, I used "Opposites attract" for the sentiment, "Stretch your imagination" for the cake", I believe the balloons were from "Lyrical letters", the flowers were from "Accent essentials", and the scalloped circles were from "Storybook".......
 This LO pretty much speaks for was primarily done with my "Pooh and friends" and "Pooh Font set...I did use "Lyrical letters" and "A child's year" on this cart for a few of the cuts...lot's of inking, glossy accents on the cake and balloons, along with my loved stickles;0)......
 This last LO that I entered into the contest was made pretty  with my Imagine, which I don't use nearly enough, but love so very needs calibrating and I rarely find time to dedicate to that process;0)...I used the "Gypsy font" {One of my favs;0)}, for the sentiment "Celebrate", "Mother's day bouquet" for the 3D flowers, Imagine cart used were "Yummy"...I even managed to sew a crinkled ribbon below the "Celebrate" sentiment, a technique that I've wanted to try for a long time;0)..............

    For the blog candy that I'm giving have an opportunity to win this awesome magazine special by CardMaker...It offers you over 1100 quotes, ranging from, Holidays, Religious, to Words of wisdom 146 pages!!!'s a must have for anyone out there looking for the perfect sentiment for that card for that special someone or even one of your favorite scrapbook many amazing sentiments to choose from, all in one place;0).

All I ask from you, for a chance to win this magazine is that you become a follower of my blog, if not one already...and that you leave me a nice comment, telling me what you prefer to do more of, cardmaking or scrapbooking;0).

See that's painless and what an awesome prize you might receive out of a few minutes of your time;0)

Good luck and enjoy the rest of this awesome hop. we're so thankful to have each and everyone of you hop along with us;0)

Your next blog is Melanie

Thanks for stopping in and may your day be blessed:0)

Sheri G


Donna said...

Hi Sheri!
Beautiful layouts, so much bling, love it! I am a new follower and would love it if you could come over & visit/follow my blog also.

Donna said...

I forgot... I prefer to do layouts but lately I do more cards because they are quicker & I have so little time!

Summer said...

Love the layouts!!! Sooo cute! I love all the embellishments! i am still working on figuring out how to incorporate the embellishments in my layouts! Thanks for the chance to see your stuff!

Barbara B said...

I love the layouts. They are awesome and so very cute. I prefer layouts and only recently got into cardmaking.
Barbara B

jennyplace2 said...

Wow! Your projects are just so wonderful! Love the Winni The Phoo one the best but the other two were also great, great colours, fun details! TFS!

Lisa said...

Loved your layouts especially the Pooh one, I am partial to anything Disney. I love to follow you and see your wonderful work. Thanks for being a part of my special day.

Leila Botting said...

amazing LOs. TFS!!! I used to be more of a scrapper but since I started blogging and entering challenges I have been making more cards. I guess I do a mix of both.

Fot said...

good afternoon, Your layout/projects are FABULOUS!! You should have won in my book. Amazing talent i love all that you do, Im already a follower :-)Thank-you for sharing Deborah~

Stacey said...

I love all of these! I prefer when bloggers post layouts because it gives me so many ideas! I follow your blog as squiggles87.


Lisa R. said...

Terrific fun LO's. Thanks for the inspiration. I like to make cards but i need to try and incorporate card making into scarpbooking! TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com (follower)

Shawnee said...

Beautiful layouts!! I love what you have done. I am a new follower.


mjblahnik56 said...

Loving the projects just became a follower of your blog and on facebook

Jamie said...

Love all your layouts. I'm a new follower. I like doing both scrapbooking and card making. I'm just starting out in both.

thekolbes said...

Love all of your projects, how fun. I am a new follower. I love to scrapbook and make cards, but since I have scrapbooked for so long cards are hard for me as the space is so small..
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

Corrine said...

very cute!! Corrine

Lillian Child said...

Hi, Sheri! Great projects!! Who doesn't love Pooh??!!!

I just found your blog and am now a follower. So very nice to meet you! Please stop by my blog sometime and give me a shout out!

sticky vicky crafts said...

lovely layouts love the bling u have got a new follower please drop by and say hi anytime

joydee1963 said...

great layouts,I am a new follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

craftaholic said...

Thank you Sheri for sharing your projects and You are still a winner even though you were not selected!! I love your Pooh LO!!
I am a new follower and have Bookmarked your blog!! Oh and I would rather Do Cards and my hubby would like to see me do more page Layouts...:)
ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com

Amanda said...

Beautiful layouts!! In the past, I have only done scrapbooking, but have turned more to cardmaking over the past year.

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

jjocarlson said...

Love your work! I am a scrapper and at time do a little card making! I am now a new follower of your blog! Thank you for sharing your work!

Denise said...

Great LO!! I am a new follower! I am a card maker first and a scrapper second. I started out as a scrapper but had to work and such so the card thing is faster and instant gratification!! TFS
Denise in WA
ddhud4 at comcast dot net

Stephanie said...

Adorable layouts, love them all!! The embellishments and bling are the perfect touch on the page! I love doing both cards and layouts. Lately I have been doing a lot of cards and I would love to get back to doing some layouts to finish my albums! Thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win!

scrappingwithstephanie at gmail dot com

Trisha said...

Sheri, thanks so much for sharing your great layouts and the chance to win. I am a follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Im a new follower. I love your LO's

mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

Rachelle said...

Beautiful Layouts Sheri TFS!


BunnyFreak said...

Love the birthday layouts. It depends on my mood whether I make scrapbook pages or cards. I am a digital scrapper but play with ink and paper for cards.

AJoy said...

Beatiful layouts! New follower.

I would love to have more time to do scrapbook layouts!

nginerd at gmail dot com

Rock Girl Designs said...

Love it! This is such a cute layouts

I am a follower already and love to see your work!
Rock Girl

Crabby Cakes Studio said...

Very Cute! Thanks for sharing your great ideas! Crabby Cakes Studio is now a follower.

Crabby Cakes Studio

Christine Real said...

Hi Sheri,

Hugs back to you! I have been a scrapbooker for many years but just recently I have started making cards, mostly for people that are sick or have had surgery. When I am making the cards, I pray for the person for whom I am making the card and pour my love into that card. (I also get some of my worry out by making the card...sigh..) so even though I will always love doing layouts of my family and friends, I am really enjoying my newfound love of cardmaking.

I really liked your layouts, I would like to know how you did the ribbon in that first layout, really cool!

Anniebee said...

These are wonderful layouts! Sorry I haven't stopped by for a while but I have been frantically looking for a new job and making tons of cards in between job searches. That being said, I would much rather do cards than layouts, though I do enjoy very much looking at all the wonderful layouts people create. TFS!

anniebeescraftroom at gmail dot com

scrapaholicjen said...

Beautiful layouts! Love Winnie the Pooh! Thanks for sharing!
qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

Melanie M said...

New follower here. Great projects!! hmmmm... I tend to scrap more these days, but I also love my cardmaking...

AmyJRockstar said...

For a person who doesn't do many layouts, you have done a fantastic job! I especially love the first one. The way you used the two fonts looks great! I always thought I was a scrapbooker, but since I started up again, I've done at least 5 times more cards than LOs. I love doing both, but now I really want to start making altered mini albums. I would love to win that awesome magazine because I use quotes every day on my cards and in my letters to friends! Thanks for the chance to win. Your blog is absolutely lovely, btw. Love the background! I'm a very happy new follower. :0)

XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com

Sandy..... said...

Sweet pages, I love them!
Thanks for participating in the hop, too!

A Creative Journey said...

Love your LO's! The card maker book with sentiments is an awesome idea! I will have to get one :) Thank you for sharing! I am a follower and would be honored if you would check out my blog and follow me as well at