Saturday, December 11, 2010

Stocking Stuffers Blog Hop


Hi everyone!  Welcome to the "Ideas for Stocking Stuffers"  Blog Hop! 
If you arrived here from Michelle's blog then your on the right track.  If you happened on my blog and would like to start from the beginning click here.  You won't want to miss any of these talented ladies....they all have some wonderful ideas to share with you.

For my project, I decided to do a "Birthday Book".  This mini album has a place to keep track of all your friends and family members birthdays and a place to store a few cards.  We have a large family and lot of birthdays to keep track of.  I thought this would be a great way to keep everything in one place.

I used the tabs feature on the From my Kitchen cartridge to cut the pages.  I like the top note look on the tabs.  I de-selected the aspect ratio link on my Gypsy to make these 7" x 7".  I cut them out of kraft cardstock first and them glued my pattern paper to either side.  I went a little over board with this....if you wanted to make this project a little faster, you could just cut rectangle pages and do everything on your paper trimmer.  For the calendar portion,  I just printed that out from Microsoft Excel and them trimmed and matted each one.

I then cut a variety of birthday themed Cricut cuts to decorate each page.  All the pattern papers are from the DCWV Summer's Dream pack.  This made it really easy to coordinate everything.    If you are interested in the details of any (or all) of these cuts...let me know and I will post them in a follow up.  I don't want this post to go on forever!





Now, what everyone has been waiting for......BLOG CANDY!!!!  Melanie and Tammy from Scrappy Moms Stamps are sponsoring my giveaway today.  The winner will get their choice of one Scrappy Moms Stamps set.  Please leave a comment on this post with a way to get in touch with you.  You don't have to become a follower but I would love it if you did!  US mailing addresses only.

Click HERE to hop on over to Lisa's blog....thanks for stopping by!

10. Corri - http://www.buglvr.blogspot.com/  (You are Here)

98 comments:

  1. What a GORGEOUS birthday book!!! I love all those fun pages!!! I can think of so many other things you can create like this too!!! Great idea and wonderful inspiration! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  2. What a cute idea. I love this mini album and what a great way to be organized!
    lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

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  3. Your project came out sooooo cute!!!!!!

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  4. this is a great idea ! TFS :)

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  5. Corri!! This is a FANTASTIC project. I love evrything you did. I think I will make one for my MIL. I have been stressing with what to give her, and THIS is it. I especially love that you have a pocket for cards. Just brilliant!!

    michelle

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  6. Great idea to keep up with birthdays! Your book is great! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win!

    Robin
    mcever4 at bellsouth dot net

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  7. Wonderful idea! I loved it. Of course we would all like a follow up and the details of the cuts. It is just too cute. I just became one of your followers too. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Awesome idea... I love being organized & always make a point of sending everyone birthday cards. TFS...
    Huggs,
    Gale The Happy Stamper :)

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  9. OMG-best idea ever! Thank you :)

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  10. Robin... clever idea and your attention to detail is amazing. You have such an eye for design and color. I have been a follower for a while and you never dissapoint. I truely love your blog! Thanks for sharing. AJ - aj_822@yahoo.com

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  11. I really like the side tabs on each page. Distinctly different and very creative!
    Everyone needs one of these books!

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  12. Love the birthday book. It would be great if you followed up with the details of the cuts.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    cherpielc@sbcglobal.net

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  13. Great idea. Gives me an idea to create a mini phone and address book. Birthday book would be good for the lady at church who sends out cards for everyones birthday.

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  14. Corri this is as awesome birthday book! I love the use of the recipe card tabs too!!!

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  15. Love it! What a great idea for a blog hop.

    Anne

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  16. I have been a follower and love comming to you blog! So much Inspiration!! TFS!!!
    ilovetonkinese2athotmaildotcom
    Rexann

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  17. Your album is SO BEAUTIFUL! I LOVE the colors! TFS and for the great blog candy!
    booger1 at tds.net

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  18. Cute idea. What a great way to stay organized all year.

    Heather from princesspaperprojects at yahoo dot com

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  19. Such a great book!!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  20. this is so wonderful Corri! love all the detail you put into this...a totally fun & fabulous gift idea!
    hugs & blessings!

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  21. Corri! Oh my that is fabulous I love it! I can't wait to try this one! Thank you for sharing!

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  22. Love your calendar, that is a great idea! Nice to have an attractive calendar to list all our tasks!
    Merry Christmas

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  23. I really like the calendar!

    Susan
    lavenderangel@centurytel.net

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  24. Very cute stocking stuffer. I have got to try one of these

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  25. I just love that book...the colors are great!

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  26. Cute!..I love the colors you used and the papers. Great way to be organized :)

    Hugs, Sheena
    slynne1 at gmail dot com

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  27. Corri that is one awesome birthday book... I just love it all.. and what a way for people to remember the birthday of everyone...
    The Scrapbooking Queen

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  28. Love the birthday book! Fabulous job on it :)

    Tanya
    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

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  29. That is a wonderful birthday reminder book. I think it would make a wonderful gift too... especially for those forgetful family members. :)


    TFS, Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com
    cplamond@hotmail.com

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  30. Absolutely adorable! TFS.
    mrs_to_you@yahoo.com

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  31. Great mini! Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to make some stocking stuffers.
    ~Suzanne SuzyQ28024@gmail.com

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  32. Corri! I love this book. I need one of these. you guys are just one awesome, creative surprise after another. :) Janis

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  33. I love this mini birthday album. perfect way to remember.

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  34. I love your project. This will make such a nice gift for neighbors. It is a real treat that does not end up on the hips. :-) {Hugs} Peggy
    Stampnmore at aol dot com

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  35. Cute idea! Thanks for sharing and doing this for all of us!
    Becky Higinbothom
    bechiginbothom@Hotmail.com

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  36. That book came out so pretty! Thank you for sharing! I absolutly love the paper that you used for the cup cake topper! Can I ask where you got it from?
    Contact info: in case I get a chance to be a lucky winner! Happy Holiday's! arebori0204@gmail.com

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  37. Oh My Gosh Corri!!! This is just fantastically awesome!!! My Mom needs one of these! Bless her heart, she has a hard time remembering all the birthdays. Love everything about this! :)

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  38. What a great book and wonderful way to be organized and it is so pretty to look at, wonderful, thanks for sharing it.

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  39. What a great mini. I love that you made an organized way to keep track of birthdays. TFS Susan
    shanna13@frontiernet.net

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  40. Too cute for words!! Thanks for sharing

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  41. We could all use a birthday book like this. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win. I am a follower. patnbobcuddy@gmail.com

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  42. Love your book! I wish I could be more organized.
    Also, I'm your newest follower...Would Love it if you could check out my blog.
    Minta

    mintab@gmail.com

    http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

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  43. What a perfect idea - it would make life to easy to have everyones birthday in one place! ~lori gallionlori at gmail dot com

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  44. This is beautiful. It would make a great gift! (I can be contacted via my blog)

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  45. Your book is so lovely! I love the tabs. Cute little die cuts to go with everything. Fabulous job!! Thanks for the chance to win. -Nicole primpedinpaper@gmail.com

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  46. I make calendars for my in-laws for birthday's, but making a book/album like that would be a lot easier, Great Idea! Merry Christmas!!


    GIJoesbarbie22@aim.com

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  47. This is a FANTASTIC project. I love evrything you did.rebecca minor
    buzzybeedesigns(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  48. What a fabulous lit' book! I love the idea!! Super super cute.

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  49. Great idea to keep track of all those special dates...TFS!!

    Terry
    cwayons(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  50. Wow! I love this project! What a great idea!

    Stacey
    staceyscreativecorner.blogspot.com

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  51. I love your birthday book! You did a beautiful job! I really like the DCWV Summer's Dream pack papers you used. I am a follower. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  52. A really cute birthday book!! Thanks for sharing.

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  53. I have never seen your blog before. I LOVE everything you've made. I went back several posts and I am so impressed. You do beautiful work. Thanks for inspiring me!
    jpshirley@ymail.com

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  54. Great birthday book. katieoscreations@gmail.com

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  55. This is an awesome gift idea. I need to make a few of these for family members. Thank you for sharing your project.

    Marianne S.
    sthquilter at gmail dot com
    www.paperorfabric.blogspot.com

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  56. Cute birthday book. I love the DCWV papers. Just bought some myself.

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  57. What an adorable idea for a mini! Love it!

    Melissa
    www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

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  58. What an adorable album. Hugs,Fran

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  59. I love it! I've seen a few birthday calendars, but I LOVE this!!! Adorable, TFS! :)

    Celeste B.
    ccscards.blogspot.com
    mctdbillman at gmail dot com

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  60. Corri I love the birthday book. It is so creative and pretty!

    Pam
    Simply-pam.blogspot.com

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  61. what a terrific project. you did a very nice job

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  62. What a fabulous birthday book! Great job!

    saundra24@yahoo.com

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  63. Love your cute birthday mini album! What a great idea! Just became a follower! Visit my blog if you have time!
    Glenda
    http:glendascards.blogspot.com/

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  64. great idea! love it!
    tfs!
    esigmon@cox.net

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  65. This is such a cute idea, I love it! I'm new to your blog & I'm loving it! Love the bug theme, it's so fun & cute. Great talent!
    wendy.roos2boys@gmail.com

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  66. Love the mini album!

    Melissa
    dolfnz777 at yahoo dot com

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  67. What a great idea! Thank you for sharing!

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  68. How cute is this? I'm a follower. ksjennings at gmail dot com and http://karelj.blogspot.com

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  69. Now why didn't i think of that. What a clever and cute way to keep track of birthdays. I will be looking forward to your new ideas too. Thanks, de

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  70. WOW!!!!What a great idea. Thank you for sharing.

    sdalla@aol.com

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  71. Love your project and all the details.
    I am already a follower of your blog
    TFS and a chance to win
    Bonnie C
    http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
    ascrapabove(at)aol(dot)com

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  72. your book is such a great idea, turned out super cute. craftaholicmomma.blogspot.com

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  73. love the birthday book. will have to make one for me for christmas. chelle gmellery@bigpondc.om

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  74. Corri,

    You did a FANTASTIC job on your cute birthday book!!! :) I really like it!

    Thank you so much for sharing and for the chance to win (such a fabulous prize-I love the Scrappy Mom Stamps!),

    Jennifer
    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

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  75. What a Great idea!! This is a gift that everyone can use!!! TFS

    debpaint16@aol.com

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  76. very cute! and so is your blog. Thanks for sharing.

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  77. Super cute! TFS

    Darlene
    desaucier at bellsouth dot net

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  78. Great project! I love the slide show.
    *smiles*
    debbi

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  79. Cute project and great idea! My family keeps growing lol I need this! I am a follower TFS

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  80. What a great project! Thanks.
    lyn
    blply05 at yahoo dot com

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  81. Cute, Cute, Cute!!!! I love this project! kandrewsny@yahoo.com

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  82. What a great idea. Thanks for sharing.


    lschmitt40@hotmail.com

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  83. this is a really cute project tks for sharing.. designsbyleti@gmail.com

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  84. Great idea!!! Just adorable!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

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  85. What an awesome mini...I so am going to have to make something like this..Thanks for hopping along with me..it was a blast!!!

    Hugs & Scraps

    Melissa

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  86. Cool idea to use the tabs like that. Thanks! mwhitmore1@comcast.net

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  87. What a cute Birthday book!! TFS!!

    amandaremus at gmail dot com

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  88. That is a wonderful birthday reminder book.

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  89. Neat idea.

    VinDeeLoo
    vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

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  90. O ME what a great IDEA.. U know what we need now. A book for our FAVORITE BLOGS that we stop by while we HOPPING..HUMMMMMMMMMMMM..
    THANK U THANK U

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  91. Corri I really like the way you used your cricut to make the page tabs and other fancy parts. Great ideas.

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  92. Corri this is so sweet and adorable after following this hop I think my cricut is going to be smoking.
    TFS

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