Thursday, September 8, 2011

Southern Girls First Birthday blog hop


Can you believe we are a year old?, and what a fantastic year it has been with the support from all our wonderful sponsors, and to be on the best Design Team anyone could wish for. In celebration of this, we have an amazing bloghop with some of our fantastic regular sponsors giving away fabulous prizes. You should have arrived from Karen's blog http://www.vanillascraps.blogspot.com// , if not, head back to www.southerngirlschallenges.blogspot.com where a full blog hop list is.

I have used some gorgeous papers from Bearly Mine
http://bmd-creations.blogspot.com/
called Delicous Delights. The lovely Donna at Bearly Mine is giving away a £10 Gift Voucher to one lucky lady who: 1 - comments on my blog and 2 - enters the challenge at Southern Girls.

So, to recap.... the rules are simple, make sure you make a card, layout or OTP project and enter on Southern Girls Challenges, also leave me a comment, and on the 31st of September I will draw a random name, that will be a winner of the sponsor that I am showcasing. All prizes on the other design team's blogs will be drawn on the 20th, however I will be overseas til the 29th, so I will draw a winner when i return.

Here are my two layouts that i created using the Delicous Delights paper from Bearly Mine.
I printed out 3 different strawberry designed pieces of paper and have layered them onto white cardstock. I handstitched the border around the edge of the cardstock. Other materials used were Bella flower, prima flourish, card, kaiser die cut, a2Z Scraplet chipboard, kaiser rub ons and pearls. Im reasonably happy with how this layout came together





For this second layout I printed out some of the cherry designed papers, I thought they matched in nicely with the dessert in the photo. I tore these into strips and layered them on top of each other. I also used flourish with a bling pearls, Kaiser wood butterfly, leaves, Bella flower, Kaiser diecuts and arrow and American craft thickers. I thought this page might have looked a bit busy, but I reckon it turned out okay.




Now head on over to Sue's blog http://patriciasue.blogspot.com/ , have fun......

45 comments:

Autumn said...

Great job on both!! Love those strawberries!!
xxAutumn

Alicia said...

Two beautiful LOs. What a gorgeous family you have.
Alicia xx

Carissa said...

Beautiful pages and so detailed.
Carissa

Marie (Mazz) said...

YUMMO YUMMO is right Kirsten! As usual your work is AMAZING and so 'berry sweet' LOL Have a wonderful trip away, no doubt we will 'see' all about it is LO's. fabulous hop I've loved it all, tfs this on FB too {hugs}Mazz x

Gillian said...

gorgeous layouts kirsten, well done

Chris said...

strawberries are a special motive I share with a special friend, so I love this project.

Dorcas said...

Brilliant layouts!

scrappyjacky said...

Beautiful pages...love your use of red and green....the flowers are gorgeous.

Heidi Brawley said...

wow those pages are Awesome! Great Job on them!! Hugs,Heidi Brawley

Lisa said...

Beautiful layouts...but I'm really diggin this blog layout! I'm a huge Twilight and Vampire Diaries fan!!!LOL

Cindy-Up In Northern Michigan said...

Loving the Blog Hop. Great layouts...and I love True Blood too!

deesdesigns said...

Berry Sweet! Love the colors - thanks for sharing your special memories with us. Thanks toofor sharing your creativity and congrats on your one year celebration with Southern Girls.

Niknak said...

Gorgeous!! Love the strawberries, can't wait till we have some in the garden!

Julie's Blog said...

I've just 'hopped' on over from Karen and I let out a little gasp at how beautiful not just these layouts are but your other ones as well ... Look out wine and scrapping ... Here I come ... Thanks for sharing ... Julie

Karin said...

Super sweet! Love the berry theme!

jengd said...

Wonderful pages! I really like your layering and flower accents!

Courtney said...

Gorgeous LO's Kristen! =0)

Stamping Seasons said...

LOL, everytime I visit your blog I get distracted by all those yummy vamps!!!! But onto your LO..wow, wow, wow... two lovely inspiring projects. Thanks for being part of this journey with myself and Lou.
Hugs
Tracy

Viv said...

You've been sooo busy! I LOVE both of these layouts, those papers are yum and your layers are perfect!
(So are all the vampires! LOL! Hands off Eric if Bettina manages to grab him!!!!!)

coops said...

wow these are stunning kristen.gorgeous layouts and i love the scrummy papers and details ;D

xx coops xx

karenw said...

sigh, team Eric... now where was I?? Oh yes, loving your Lo's!!The reds and greens, although I am now feeling a wee bit hungry..

xx

Mary J said...

Kirsten, this is so great! What an amazing layout! The details came together perfectly!

lydiawalker said...

my gosh you've been busy xxx these are just stunning xxx

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Super sweet pages! :)

Louise said...

Gorgeous layouts, love both pages
Louise

JennyH said...

Yummy strawberries, lovely colourful layouts...... Happy Birthday Southern Girls.

Shannah said...

Gorgeous pages! Love all the texture and colours... And you can never go wrong with strawberries! Thanks for the chance to win an awesome prize! Hugs, Shannah xox

sue said...

What gorgeous girls you have, Kirsten!! The layouts are fabulous!! Cheers, Sue xx :)

cdjcape521 said...

Awesome job on both! TFS!

Harriet said...

These pages are just lovely! :) xxxx

Shelby said...

Beautiful layout and an even more beautiful family! I think I love your blog banner...the best show eva!!

Shelby

Crea-Sandra said...

Love both lay-outs, and I really like the color-combo!!
Love Sandra

Sammibug said...

Gorgeous layouts! Love the strawberry theme!

Crafterkhush said...

I love the pearl flourishes.. They look awesome.. and great colours...!!

Tracy said...

Love your layouts! I just did some strawberry projects myself so I really like your theme. :-)

Kathleen said...

lovely layouts. grreat colours.
kathleen mc x

Kasey said...

Your pages are fabulous, I love the way you use colour to make your page pop. Fabulous!
Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

Carisa said...

beautiful layout!

Jenny said...

Fabulous layouts. I am off to search out my 12 x 12 papers. Thanks for the inspiration.

Sandy's Stamping Scene said...

Hi Kirsten,
I don't do scrapbooking myself, so it's been great seeing some projects along this blog hop. I'm tempted to start....but the time is lacking. This is so sweet; love the contrast between the red and the B&W. Happy Anniversary!

ike said...

Oh, scrummy layouts and what a lovely design set. Thanks for sharing
Hugz
Ike xxx

Sherryn said...

wonderful layout. beautiful embellishments. the children are great too. xx

Kerttu said...

Lovely LO with cute little details!
Kerttu xx

Babette said...

Beautiful Lo's , love the strawberry theme. Great Job.
Hugs,
Babette

Lena said...

wow I love this!!! The berries theme is so stinkin cute!!