Monday, January 24, 2011

Studio Calico Blog Hop!





Good Morning!  I hope you are up and ready for a chance to be inspired by new product at work, and are raring to work your way around the web to get some for your stash too.

One thing I love about Studio Calico is how well their products work together.  Take a little bit here, put it with that there, and voila, you have a project you can be happy with.  With that philosophy in mind, I took a little bit of State Fair, added a dash of Countryside, and created a layout about Easter:

























With the State Fair line, my favorite print is this green patchwork grid pattern, called Midway.  This print is the B side to the paper.  The A side looks like this: 























I just turned the print sideways and looked at it as spring grass.  I made Easter eggs using the pink Cotton Candy print as well as vanilla cardstock from American Crafts (my favorite vanilla). 

I wanted to bring in more blue and other spring colors, so I grabbed the die cut from the Countryside Collection and used just the fun border edge, and then I had to use the pretty Wildflower print and it's lovely B side (although it was hard to hide that woodgrain):





















Embellishing my layout was easy.  I used the super cute chicken egg tag from the Countryside tag set, some veneer butterflies, and the Addy alpha in pink for my title.  I also added blue label stickers, and the finishing touch were some buttons from an old Studio Calico kit.  I picked up an extra set during the Black Friday sale.

























































This is my second layout using these new collections.  The first one will be in the Studio Calico booth at CHA next week.  My assignment was the Countryside Collection and this is what I came up with:









































As soon as I saw the winter release I knew I wanted to do something with hexagons.  It was tricky learning how to cut the properly though.  I also didn't have a lot of spare paper to play with, so made due and had fun with it.  This layout also features the fun new pink houndstooth fabrips, and look at the B side to the Betsy print and those cows.  FUN!

This layout also features the Countryside chipboard alpha set.

I've also made cards with these two lines and have shared them on the Scrapbook and Cards Today blog.  You can check out State Fair here and Countryside on this post.  Both posts also give instructions to recreate the cards I made. 

Thank you for visiting my blog for the Blog Hop!  If you leave a comment, you will be entered for a chance to win a prize! 

Inspired by my blog hop layout, I'm giving away the wood veneer butterflies, and a package of tags.  These products offer lots of fun possibilities for your projects!


Just leave a comment letting me know what your favorite product from the new Studio Calico release might be.  Good luck!  The deadline to enter is 12:00 AM EST on Wednesday.  :)

Now be sure to head to the next stop, Miss Emily Pitts. 

Have a great Monday!  Davinie


458 comments:

  1. Looking forward to owning more Mr. Hueys!

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  2. Great layouts -- I LOVE the hexagons the most :)

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  3. these are both darling!
    and those butterflies might just be my favorite.
    xo.

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  4. Love the little butterflies!

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  5. I really like the die cut tags. They just add a nice touch to any page. Really great pages!! thanks for sharing

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  6. Anonymous7:19 AM

    Great Pages. Your girls are just too cute! Thanks for the chance to win!

    kathyv

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  7. Keshet7:22 AM

    Woodgrain butterflies fo rme!

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  8. Awesome layouts!!!!!

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  9. Beautiful layouts! Love the hexagons and the stitching! Love your style!

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  10. Hollie S7:22 AM

    BEAUTIFUL layouts, Dav! Love them both!! Can't wait to play with these lines!!!

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  11. Nicole #37:22 AM

    Love your country girl layout, Dav!!! My fave from this release is the label stickers. :)

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  12. Mia C.7:23 AM

    Love, love, love these pages Dav! Gorgeous use of the butterflies & tags!

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  13. Really loving those LOs, Dav! How perfect is the Egg tag for Easter pics! And I think you did a great job with those hexagons! Now to pick a fav item from the upcoming lines? mmm- very hard, but I think I might have to go with the new veneer butterflies- I have a butterfly addiction! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  14. Lahooooove the new tags adn fab rips !~ great pages =)

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  15. I love how you used the hexegons...so cool!

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  16. i looooove the new lines.

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  17. Adorable layouts!!!!! I am so thrilled for both these new lines : )

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  18. love what you did with those hexagons! Those new papers are awesome.

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  19. what fun pages!! I love how you graduated the photos in the first one & used the egg count tag(?) on an easter page. makes total sence but not sure I'd have thought of it since it has a chicken on it LOL

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  20. i adore your stitched hexagons!!! and i'm really looking forward to the new label stickers and the new mr. hueys :)

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  21. Margaret K7:36 AM

    Love the butterflies. Beautiful pages.

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  22. The wooden butterflies are to die for.... I can't wait to get my hands on them

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  23. Anonymous7:37 AM

    LOVE the "country girl" page! Those hexagons are awesome!! :)

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  24. Anonymous7:38 AM

    LOVE the "country girl" page! Those hexagons are awesome!! :)

    April M.

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  25. Wow, beautiful layouts! All the products look so great in action, I can't pick just one favorite, I like them all!

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  26. Super job on the big hexagons!!!!!

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  27. Love all the wood veneer-beautiful!

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  28. Love the veneer butterflies!

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  29. gorgeous pages!!!! i think the label stickers have my name on and are calling out to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    well it is rude to ignore a plea huh!!!

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  30. I love how you've highlighted the lovely blues and greens in the new line!

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  31. Love the butterflies...makes me yearn for spring!

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  32. These pages are gorgeous! And I loved the cards you did too!

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  33. That hexagon layering is awesome, and I love the Countryside diecut used for the Easter LO, so cute!
    My fave products are the diecut sets, veneer butterflies, and new Notions...thanks for the chance to win...love your projects!

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  34. gorgeous pages!!!! i think the label stickers have my name on and are calling out to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    well it is rude to ignore a plea huh!!!

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  35. I love what you did with hexagons divinie!

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  36. Love your inspiring layouts! I can't wait for the new woodgrain butterflies!

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  37. og my goodness these are lovely! Those butterflies are even more amazing today and I am in love with that chipboard alphabet.

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  38. Oh those hexagons look soooo pretty! Aside from the new Mr Huey's I really like the phrase rub-ons, they are a great journalling jump start for a layout.

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  39. Beautiful! I'm positively swooning over the "country girl" page. Makes me want to hole up and cut a bunch of hexagons today. :)

    g

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  40. super cute!! I love your work with those hexagons!!

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  41. I need the Hot Dog Mr. Huey Just for the NAME!!!! It makes me smile to say it!

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  42. Gorgeous layouts! I love the little eggs "peeking" around the tag! So cute! I'm a fan of the woodgrain and the veneers!

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  43. Who doesn't love a good wood veneer butterfly?
    Gorgeous pages :)

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  44. Both pages rock. Love the hexagons!

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  45. Michelle L7:58 AM

    I love those butterflies and the Alphabets best of all!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  46. your layouts are just amazing and both of the collections are a must have!! so far my favorite embellishments are those wooden butterflies - they're too too cute. actually everything from the vaneer collection are a must have.

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  47. I love those butterflies! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  48. Love! Love! Love! I appreciate that you can take product that is NOT theme specific and create a layout that works better than any over-the-top themed product would. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  49. Anonymous8:02 AM

    Wow. Such fun. Thanks for the chance to win!

    Angela M

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  50. What adorable layouts!! I just love the fresh colors!

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  51. I like the way you take a reader through your creative process! I'm looking forward to trying the new Huey's but the new buttons look fun as well!

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  52. OMG I love it all!

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  53. I love the layout with the hexagons! so cute!!

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  54. The paper flowers for sure!! But really love it all, thanks for the chance to win!

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  55. lovely layouts. What I like most are the butterflies ;)

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  56. Dav these LOs are wonderful!! I love what you do with design. :D I can't actually choose just one thing as a fav from this release, as I have like 10 different things! But I am super excited about those wood butterflies! They are adorable! Thanks so much for a chance to win some!

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  57. KarenP(kphike)8:12 AM

    Fun! I am looooving then butterfly wood veneers and the labels - the pink notions are fun too! and the rubons......ok - so I like it all!

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  58. What you did with those hexagons is really great.

    I LOVE those butterflies! :)

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  59. Anonymous8:15 AM

    Love your layouts. The hexagons were worth the time to sort them out. Wood butterflies are going on my growing "must have" list. Dianne

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  60. Those are great tags. Thanks for sharing your lovely layouts! I am really love all these new papers. :-)
    -Karin

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  61. love, love those butterflies!

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  62. I love the hexagon paper and the new veneer!

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  63. Those tags are HEAVENLY!!! I love how they are so vintage! I feel like I am going to need multiple packs... :)

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  64. lindsay8:18 AM

    those butterflies made my heart swoon. your layouts are gorgeous davinie!

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  65. I love the die cut tag which happen to be the giveaway. Pick me pick me!!!!

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  66. I love everything you've done here! The layering is phenomenal!

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  67. that country girl layout...oh it's so pretty and perfect!

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  68. I am so in love w/ the new wood veneer butterflys and those tags look like so much fun - I love that yours mentioned eggs for the Easter eggs.

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  69. i am loving those butterflies and the alphabet rub ons. but i really love what everyone is putting together with these new lines. thanks for sharing.

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  70. Wow, picking a favorite sounds too hard. I am loving those butterflies, but also love the label stickers & the tags are too cute. Always love your layouts, all the layering & stitching....beautiful!

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  72. AMAZING layouts! Love them! Can't wait to play with these goodies!

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  73. I think it's the hexagons. I love love love the way you used them!

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  74. cute LO! love how you did the butterflies!

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  75. These layouts are gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  76. Anonymous8:30 AM

    The hexagons are almost as much fun as the butterflies!
    Kirsten B in MN

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  77. You are the stitching queen my friend! I love these!! I am soooo looking forward to the piglet Mr. Huey. Yum!

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  78. Wow! Your layouts are stuning!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  79. Love the ferris wheel paper!

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  80. I love everything that sc has bought out x

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  81. Those tags and butterflies just make my heart skip a beat (or two!)

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  82. my fave are the fabrips! but the butterflies are a close second!

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  83. cant wait for the mister hueys! and the fabrips! thnx for hosting the blog hop! ;)

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  84. LOVING both of your layouts! The hexagons are FAB! And I can't wait to get my hands on the new SC tags!

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  85. i love the color combos! They are always just right from SC.

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  86. lovin' the addy alpha stickers! and the wood buttons! :D

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  87. I love all the mist colors. SO pretty!

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  88. lovely layouts! ... a favorite... just one?!?! hmmm... yep, gotta go with those new tags!

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  89. love your layouts! cannot wait for those die cuts.

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  90. love the country girl layout!

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  91. DebLucero8:43 AM

    It's so hard to pick one but those butterflies have me drooling like a baby.

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  92. My two favorite recent products include the notions, as well as the rub on letters and designs. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  93. I dont think I can really choose just one favourite! But im loving those letter stickers and those butterfly veneers are amazing!

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  94. Love both layouts! The wood grain paper is one of my favorites! I love the die cuts and cannot wait to play with the butterflies!! Great job!

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  95. I think these are my fabourites! Love those wood veneers!

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  96. JennyB8:45 AM

    I love all of the hexagons!!!

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  97. I really like those butterflies die cuts

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  98. I cannot pick a favorite but those veneeers look amazing!!!

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  99. Oh my, the Country Girl layout is perfect! Pure hexagon love =)

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  100. Just lovely layouts! Love your use of the hexagons! Just fabulous!

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  101. I love your layouts, and this new line!

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  102. Greate layouts!! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  103. terrieallison8:53 AM

    Davine, I just love your layouts. The new SC papers are to die for.

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  104. Fabulous!! Really in love with those wood butterflies.

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  105. Oh, those tags look fantastic!

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  106. Gorgeous layout! Wood butterflies... love!

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  107. Those layouts are so adorable! I am soooo excited for the the new Mister Hueys. I am having a major love affair with him.

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  108. well, i love those die cut tags! so versatile!! but i'm a mist addict so looking forward to the new mister huey colors the most!

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  109. I love it all! But really want all of the paper! Love what you did with the hexagons.

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  110. probably the veneers.

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  111. Oh Davinie your pages are gorgeous!! I can't wait to get both of the new lines to create with. They just make me feel like spring will be here soon!

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  112. Love your LOs, I'm so looking forward to having a play with the hexagons. Thanks for the inspiratio.

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  113. OH My! Gorgeous work! I love those butterflies!

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  114. Amanda Susan9:08 AM

    great pages!

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  115. Oh, would love to add these to my collection! Your LO's are always gorgeous.

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  116. My favorite is the wood veneer butterflies and hearts I can't wait to get some of those. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  117. love the layouts! your blog header is too cute! :)

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  118. I'm thrilled with the peek of the diecut b-side, and how you used the cotton candy paper! Adorable! :D

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  119. Oh My, I love your layouts and all the wonderful color you use! I'll be bookmarking your blog to return for lots and lots of inspiration!

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  120. You definitely succeeded with the hexagons Dav! LOVE that layout! Your Easter one is adorable too!

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  121. NinaSt9:18 AM

    I love the new Mr. Hueys! ALL!

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  122. Love the hand cut hexagons!

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  123. I don't think I can pick one...but I'm loving the papers! Great layouts...I love 'em!

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  124. i love this products and your layout is so cute!!

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  125. KristineS9:21 AM

    I adore those butterflies

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  126. Those butterflies are amazing!! So gorgeous! :)

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  127. Love your layouts! Thanks for the chance! :-D

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  128. Oh my gosh I am in LOVE with those tags!! Probably my fave part of the release.

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  129. The die-cuts!! I cannot wait for those, right up my ally=)

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  130. The new collections are great...I'm really loving the veneer butterflies!

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  131. The yellow fab-rips. I neeeeed them! But those tags come in at a close second I think.

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  132. those butterfly's are the cutest things ever.

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  133. Sandra B.9:28 AM

    How cute! Love those butterflies!

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  134. The butterflies are wonderful! By far my favorite part of the new releases.

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  135. I really love the country line papers.

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  136. All of those new label stickers are probably my favorite. I use this type of thing on EVERY single project. These...amazing.

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  137. love it all
    especially the butterflies

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  138. Love the hexagons!!!

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  139. I love the new tags and the Mister Huey colors!

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  140. REALLY? That's such a tough question! OH, I'll have to say Mr. Huey's sprays! Look AMAZING!

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  141. i love that you made an Easter LO, shows how versatile these lines are!

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  142. Cute layouts! I think the wood veneer butterflies are my favorite!

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  143. shann9:43 AM

    awesome lo's! now i'm off to go check out your cards :)

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  144. I can't pick between the hexagons and the butterflies..loving both! I guess I'll go with the hexagons. :)

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  145. Alpha stickers are always my fav :) Great pages too Dav:)

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  146. I move from blog to blog, and I keep thinking "this is my favorite new product," then I see the next one, and I am thinking, "no, it's this one!" Can't wait to get my hands on it.

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  147. oh i love these layouts, the hexagons look so perfect!

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  148. I think those veneer butterflies have to be my favorite thing from these new releases.

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  149. Oh wow, I love both layouts a lot, Dav! Those veneer butterflies are too cute.

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  150. Christine F.10:09 AM

    those butterflies are super cute!

    And I do love your LOs - so detailed and beautiful!

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  151. love your Country Girl layout, can't wait to get the new Mr. Huey's!

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  152. Super cute pages! I'd love any of the new SC product. Thanks for the chance!

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  153. Love these LOs!! Would love to get my hands on all these products! Thanks for the chance!

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  154. I am loving those diecuts, thanks for the giveaway

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  155. fab LO, I'm lovin' the new collections :-)

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  156. Beautiful layouts! Thanks for the inspirations!

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  157. Love that Country Girl layout! Thanks for the chance to win

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  158. Cute pages!! :) I'm thinking I love the new fab rips the most - but those die cuts are pretty rad! My fingers are crossed!

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  159. JenniferSanborn10:26 AM

    Great layouts! Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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  160. YOur pages are just so great, I looove the second one esp. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  161. Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!
    I am in love with your layouts and those wooden butterflies!!! Gorgeous!!

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  162. LOVE the hexagons!! I've been playing with that shape lately and love it!! :) Super cute layouts!!

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  163. these layouts are making me think spring!

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  164. love those butterflies!!

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  165. your layouts are beautiful! Thank you for the giveaway!! those veneers are fantastic.
    ~natalie

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  166. if there was only a way to use butterflies on every layout! Those tags are going to be super fun for a quick embellie cluster too!

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  167. I love that paper and those butterflies are so cute!

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  168. Anonymous10:45 AM

    Both of your layouts are inspiring! Love those veneer butterflies, so pretty!

    Ashley B
    abenne27@comcast.net

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  169. Just beautiful!

    -Kristin

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  170. So fun! I always love seeing your projects, thanks for the chance!

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  171. I am a big fan of your work Dav and these new SC products are so awesome! Thanks for the chance to win! :)

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  172. AllieH10:51 AM

    ove your layouts

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  173. I just discovered your blog on this hop ... you have such a fabulous creative style. I am now a follower - so nice to meet you!

    http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

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  174. Dena G.10:53 AM

    Nice layouts. The hexagon one is really cute!

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  175. my faves are those butterflies!!!!!!!! Love them!!!!!!

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  176. I love the State Fair collection, but the butterflies may have just won me over! Thanks for the chance to win :-)

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  177. adore those layouts! especially the Easter one with all the green..so bright and makes me excited for warmer weather ;)

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  178. I'd love to win. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  179. Loving all the patterned paper.

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  180. Beautiful layout! LOVE those butterflies and the tags!

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  181. oh so cute!!! these layouts are really beautiful! the second one with the repetition of the octogonal shapes is so clever!!!

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  182. Love all that stitching!

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  183. Jenn Crosby11:14 AM

    Love the Mr. Huey's and woodgrain shapes!

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  184. I really like the journal stickers/labels

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  185. I am so looking forward to this entire release! At the top of my list is the wooden veneer butterflies!

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  186. I love how you pulled the pastels to make an Easter page! I like the butterflies. :)

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  187. Love those wood butterflies! I also love all the new papers and the new Mr. Huey colors and...I'm pretty much in love with it all! :D

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  188. So love the butterflies!

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  189. Loving those butterflies! Both new collections are fabulous

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  190. The woodgrain butterflies and the Mister Huey pickle are my favorite, although I love that scripty alphabet too.

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  191. Great layout! It love all of the embellishments!! :)

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  192. Love LOVE love the butterflies!!

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  193. definitely the wood veneer butterflies. SC introduced me to the world of butterflies and now I want one in every layout.

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  194. I love how you sewed around the hexagons. Gorgeous layouts!

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  195. Nicole Bee11:29 AM

    Those butterflies got me.

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  196. Love your layouts!! Those veneer butterflies are my favorite new product i've seen!!

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  197. I am truly excited about those diecuts and I would love to win and how awesome are those butterflies!

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