Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Want2Scrap™ and Graphic 45 Blog Hop!

You are gonna love this!Welcome to the Want2Scrap™ and Graphic 45 blog hop! Woo Hoo! Sit back with a cup of java and have fun looking through these ladies amazing projects...I guarantee you will be inspired!

Graphic 45 and Want2Scrap™ Designers have teamed up to bring you an amazing week long Blog Hop August 8th -12th filled with fabulous designs that are sure to inspire all!! Each day we will be sharing a link list with you for the featured designers and we will have a master link list just in case you happen to miss one of the days.

What would a blog hop be without prizes? Yes, we will also be giving away prizes!! Both Graphic 45 and Want2Scrap™ will be giving away a $25.00 prize on two of the blogs and on each company's Facebook page. The prizes will be hidden on two of the blogs (one for each company) so be sure to visit all of the blogs and leave a comment to increase your chances of winning. For Facebook, we will be picking a winner from all of the comments made during the week long Blog Hop.


If you are new to Graphic 45 and Want2Scrap™ here is a little information about both of the companies.

Graphic 45 is an award-winning scrapbook and paper crafting company. We offer vintage inspired crafting products that capture the flamboyant style of the 1920's and 30's - with vibrant color, irresistible texture and imaginative design to create products with decades-old appeal that's both fresh and familiar. Let our products inspire your next scrapbook layout, card, album or home decor project.

Want2Scrap™ manufacturers rhinestones lines including the specialty Nestabling™ line along with the newly released Nestaboard™ chipboard line that coordinates perfectly with the Spellbinders™ Nestabilies™ die templates. Want2Scrap™ also manufacturers their own line chipboard albums and accents, acrylic albums, and multi-layered laser designs and other fine scrapbooking products. Want2Scrap™ brings ease of use and flexibility in their product lines by offering products uniquely tailored to its customers’ needs.

Now don't forget to stop by both companies blogs...

Graphic 45 Blog
Want2Scrap™ Blog

Now stop on by these talented ladies blogs today and leave a comment...

Dana Gustafson
Nicole Eccles
Jane Tregenza

Now for my project...I created this wall hanging for my scrappy room. I can add my favorite picture of the moment too it and always keep it fresh.


These gorgeous papers from Graphic 45 Curtain Call line are absolutely classic and go so well with the new Jumbo Rhinestone Flower by Want2Scrap™.

I found this M in my stash and added some baby bling in both turquoise and red.

Now just in cast you miss a day here is a list of the talented ladies and the day they are posting...

Monday, August 8th:
W2S: Elise Durenberger- http://mamacowcreations.blogspot.com/
G45: Laura Denison - www.followingthepapertrail.blogspot.com
Tara Orr - http://eachmoment-onlyonce.blogspot.com

Tuesday, August 9th:
W2S: Dana Gustafson - http://paperdaydream.blogspot.com/
Mimi Leinbach - http://mycharmingblog-scrappermimi.blogspot.com/
G45: Nicole Eccles - www.NicoleEccles.blogspot.com
Jane Tregenza - www.janetregenza.blogspot.com

Wednesday, August 10th:
W2S: Heidi Blankenship - http://embellished-dreams.blogspot.com/
G45: Jack & Cat Curio - jackandcatcurio.blogspot.com
Sherry Cheever - http://sherrycheever.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/
Yuka Hino - http://nsnlso.blogspot.com/

Thursday, August 11th:
W2S: Terre Fry - http://terresscraptherapy.blogspot.com/
G45: Gloria Stengel - www.gloriascraps.blogspot.com Melanie Forbes - www.melanie-forbes.blogspot.com

Friday, August 12th:
W2S: Karen Taylor - http://creativeyearnings.blogspot.com/
Lori Craig - http://loricraig.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/
Lynette Carroll - http://www.lynettecarrolldesigns.typepad.com/
Robin Shakoor - http://robinshakoor.blogspot.com

Thank you for joining us today and we hope you enjoy the Blog Hop. Please be sure to stop back each day during the week to see what each designer has been busy creating!

128 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Loveeeeeeeee this Mimi! I loveeeeeeeeeee the bits of red and blue to match the photo! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Dana Gustafson said...

Super cute wall hanging from the talented Miss M! Wonderful Mimi!

Karen AKA Soccerboyzmom said...

I love how you decorated the frame and the accent of the bling is superb.

Renske said...

I really like those wall hangings! and you made it extra speciale by adding the ribbon! love it!

cat lacigale said...

Fabulous project ! I love this collection so much !!!

TYJ419 said...

Very pretty! Love the pop up blue and red on your project.

stampyra said...

Love your project. The wall hanging is a great way to change it up whenever you want! JIL

Crafty_Lady said...

Fantastic wall hanging. I might have a go at one like that!

KarenC said...

Framing your artwork really showcases the whole effect & makes it pop! Love the way you can change the pic.
Will definitely be trying this out. Have a frame in mind. Thanks for participating in the blog hop!

chavi cohen said...

Love your project!! It's amazing! Loved aspecially the idea of changing photo. Thanks for sharing!

Lizscraps said...

I'm loving the large flower bling and wondering if comes in diff colors...great way to showcase your creations!

Chocolate Mousie said...

Wonderful products that look so beautiful!

Jingle said...

This is great!!!

justjuli said...

Love the idea of the clothes pins! You can change the photo or whatever when the mood strikes you!

Beautiful work!

Pam Young said...

I love your project, so cute with the ribbon and bling!!

Stacey Wilson said...

Love this wall hanging, it is so beautiful! You did a great job!

Louise said...

Such a nice project! Love the idea! Also that you can change the photo whenever you want! Great idea!

Maline said...

Ce cadre est très sympa. Amitié

T said...

Black rhinestones and curtain call are a natural. Curtain call is one of my favorite collections.

Sherrie Suttles said...

Love the wall hanging. The jumbo flower bling is AWSOME!

Pretty Patti's Papers said...

Cute wall hanging. Thanks for sharing.

Shabby Pati said...

Fantastic wall hanging. Love that graphic45!

Robin said...

Wonderful wall hanging - great colors & quite clever.

Marge said...

Ohhh, how fun is this?!!! I LOVE that you can replace the photo from time to time and (of course to me) that "M" is PERFECTION -- LOL!!! Sooo pretty and fun!

dlwidder said...

Wonderful pops of color. Fab bits of bling. TFS!

Primitive Seasons said...

Love the bling!

Mary

Pam said...

Gorgeous! I love how you can change your pics! Great idea!

Swedie said...

The rinestone flower is perfect against the paper backdrop.

Noreen

Regina aka Mrs. Ham said...

What a wonderful project. That paper is just fabulous...That flower bling and swirls are stunning.

Lillian Child said...

Simply delightful project, Mimi!!

Scrapycandy said...

Tons of inspiration here. Thank you so much!

Judy Wood said...

Cute! Isn't it fun to blog hop?

Diana said...

Lovin it. Thanks so much for sharing!

Unknown said...

Everytime I visit a new blog, I see new and wonderful ideas.

Ratty Hugs said...

striking use of the papers & bling, makes a very classic look.
~C8>

genagirl said...

This is such a great idea! I have a favorite photo after every batch I take. This would be so great for me because I love to change it up all the time.

Kim said...

Really pretty!

bozena said...

What a wonderful idea! I'll have to make one for my room. Love the ribbon and the clothes pin to change the pictures.
Bozena

Carol said...

Hello Mimi, that fantastic idea, I like a lot, and all the details you put on these papers so beautiful ...
You have been great.
I think one of these days I'm going to copy this idea.
Thanks for sharing.
Many kisses from the island of Menorca, Spain.

Mary said...

Hey, you wall hanging is a great idea. If I am not mistaken, the photo is hung with a clothespin. I love that; it could be an ever-changing display or an inspiration photo for the next project. Clever!

Gloria Stengel said...

What a great project!

My name is Toni said...

Hi Mimi... I just love those wall hangings... so convienent... your layout is adorable.

Renee said...

That's adorable! I would love to post it in MY scraproom! Beautiful work, thank you for sharing.

Bonnie Tyler said...

I'm hopping in. I love your use of the clip board and your fall colors on the scrapbook pages are beautiful. I think I a thinking about cooler weather of fall right now. Very creative!

Carisa said...

beautiful!

Mona E said...

Your creation is absolutely gorgeous! Love the combo of the paper and the rhinestones. So clever to have a changeable frame. It is so great to have the possibility to change the image in just a few seconds. Great job! Hugs...Mona

sleigh said...

Great project!!! Luv the large flower done in bling and the idea of having that favorite photo at that time being shared... i have a favorite photo of the time on my fridge with magnets and boy this is such a nicer way of doing it. Thanks for sharing with us today :)

Leah Crowe said...

Mimi this is sooo sweet.. love that blingy wall accent.. so cool!!

Judy Webb said...

Love Want2Scrap jewels!! Love your project. Love this blog hop. LOL

Kathy said...

Super idea....those colors really pop!!

Jan Garber said...

I really think it wonderful that Graphic45 and your DT have joined forces! I would never have seenallt he great products W2S has!

wilson.marie65 said...

Very nice!!! Love the collection and your talent....wonderfull

jjocarlson said...

Luv the wall hanging. Luv the paper too.

Joyce
jjocarlson@yahoo.com

Fran Brunke said...

Like this pairing of Want2Scrap and G45 very much! Great idea to change up your newest fave photo whenever you want.

Kelly Massman said...

Love it! The colors are perfect and it is just wonderful!

madoke said...

What a beautiful wall hanging. Thank you so much for sharing it.

quiltindiva said...

What a neat idea! I love it! I really like how those flowers pop.

bethann said...

wow love the big bling, it really goes w that paper. and still looks so guy.

joydee1963 said...

I have that same bling from Want2scrap!Great project!joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Аня said...

Very beautiful project!

Elin said...

Lovely wall hanging! Love the bling :)

Tanya said...

wow, this is fabulous! Love the colors and I really love that you can change out the pics, super cute idea!

sharon g said...

I have something similar that I made. I love to change things out every now and then. Great job.

Linda said...

What a fun project! And a great place to keep "fresh" photos!

Janie said...

Love the way you can put up any photo you want. Keeps the hanging current!

stephanie said...

Love it, this is gorgeous.

Peggy said...

Great wall hanging. Love the clip idea.
God bless,
Peggy Allen

Carol said...

Absoluately beautiful wall hanging. Great colors TFS

Monique Barr said...

I just love this. Great hop TFS

Deb said...

I've never done something with a frame to put on the wall. But seeing your project...now I want to try! It's lovely and fun to look at.
Debbie
2violet4 @ sbcglobal.net

Chris D. said...

Love, love, love this wall hanging! The pops of red and blue is fantastic!!

crazyoldsyd said...

so cute and practical, love the "clothes" line to hang pictures. Where did you get the frame?

Syd Egan
sydegan@hotmail.com

Tolegranny said...

Great framed piece.

csparky61 said...

Too cute! I love the jumbo rhinestone flower, but I especially like the "M" with the red and blue accents....they are accentuated by the red in the flowers and the blue of the butterfly. Great job.

leighann said...

Oh this is a beautiful project!! Just love what you have designed here! Thank you.

Georgee said...

Love your wall hanging project. Fun hop and inspirational!!!

Barbara said...

The butterfly in the center of that wonderful flower is so cute!

Becky Dunham said...

This is adorable Mimi! I really need to do something like this for my scraproom. Cute pic!

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

Lee-Anne said...

Love these papers and what you created with it! Lovely work!

Victoria said...

What a great idea! Love the fact that it is changeable. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

Tami B. said...

I love the flower bling!

Pam said...

Love your wall hanging! Great bling!

slotr04-scrapjazz said...

Very cute!!! What a "scraptastic" decoration!!! Thanks for sharing!

Kristina M. Anderson said...

Cute project. I love the pop of colors. Thanks.

Wanda said...

I like the idea of being able to change the photograph

Scossie Jane said...

What an excellent idea, and so beautifully put together. Loving the bling and pearls accenting the papers, and the wee pegs on the ribbon so you can change the photo - inspirational... Hugs x

Larissa Heskett said...

WOW!! I LOVE the AWESOME art board!! That flower bling is TOO CUTE!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS DAY!! =)

Julie Wright said...

Beautiful work! Thanks for helping make this blog hop!

Scrapthat said...

Nice! I love how you could change up the pic! TFS!

In the Light of the Moon said...

How exciting!!and your wall hanging is oh so lovely!!Warmest Regards,Cat

Shercara said...

Very Nice - love the POP of RED on the flowers!

lazycattrain said...

GOSH. I love the bling accents you have on your project, it added "sounds" and harmony to the project.. and to be honest, I had never been in love with curtain call before I saw your project. AWESOME work.. I LOVE it.

Trudi said...

Great idea! Your project is gorgeous! I may have to scraplift this for my craft room :)

Lorraine said...

What a gorgeous and equally precious creation! Very inspiring!

wendy said...

I love this project. I have a large unused dry erase board that I want to use in my new craft space. I think I will use your project for inspiration. Thanks so much!

Sharon Sutton said...

I must scrap lift the idea for this frame. I want to re do a bulletin board and a frame around it might just give me the look I want. Thanks for the inspiration.

McStamper said...

Love your project.

POSH said...

What a great project.....and I love that you can switch out the pictures..what a great idea!!!!

emharp said...

Love the project Mimi!!!

Lexi said...

Super cute!

Jona Panesa said...

loved it! what a great idea!

yolanda said...

Wow, Super Talented! Beautiful Artwork. It has such a touch of Vintage Style yet Modern Appeal. I am truly inspired!

Luv 2 Create said...

Mimi,
This is adorable. Love that you can change out the picture when you want.
Marcie

Cottagerca said...

Mimi, such a great ideal to have a frame that you can rotate the newest photo's into. I will need to make one for my room. Thanks for sharing a beautiful creation.
ava

Bast said...

That is just beautiful. Love the embellishments you chose. TFS

KimMJ
bast830@comcast.net

Margie said...

What a beautiful wall hanging!! Love the pops of color!

Andrene said...

This wall hanging is just fabulous. I love projects that step away from the usual layout concept. Great job.

2amscrapper said...

Your project is a great idea! I'm happy to learn the chipboard coordinates with Nestabilities.

Christina V. said...

Amazing project and clever too! Love the way you used the blings!

Cheryl Winget said...

This wall hanging would be so great for an office, too. Wonderful idea!

Manhattan Mandie said...

Very cool idea! Love the giant rhinestone flower <3

Debbie said...

i love this, i needed to see this wall hanging it is perfect, I i love the idea of exchanging pictures thanks for this inspiration
upnurse at aol dot com

Janet L. said...

Great wall hanging! Love the bling that you added.

Elise said...

So, now, I'm standing and applauding, wildly {making quite a scene at work! BTW!} This is OUTSTANDING, my darling friend! What a stunning decorative keepsake! xoxo!

Kathy said...

Such beauty! Such Creativity... thank you for sharing your inspirational work.

Caroline said...

Very nice project! Really like how you can change out the photo when a new favorite one comes along.

Anne said...

fabulous project and great use of these wonderful papers. I love the combination of the papers and bling (the flower is a must have). Such creative work and such a pleasure to see.

Shona said...

Neat idea. Love how you can change out the photo.

Terre said...

Mimi love the colors, that red just made the G 45 paper pop...love it

Heidi said...

I REALLY like your project. Thank you.

Nicole said...

Beauty-FULL!

Nicolle74 said...

Stunning decorated frame..:)

Nancy D. said...

Loved your project!

Shirley said...

This is a great project...Love that you can add pictures to it also.

Scrapaddict said...

The ribbon is a nice touch. Love it!

ScrapGirlfriend said...

Thanks for the inspiration!!!!

michsmith1973 said...

Lovely project. Thanks for sharing!

Tambo said...

This is a great project! I love the pop of the red flowers you used for color too. It's nice that you can change out pictures and keep it current. Very good idea. (BTW I love your name, it is what my grandkids call me.)tfs Tami
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