Saturday, March 24, 2012

Second Unofficial Crop Chocolate Blog Hop!



Welcome blog hoppers! 

I'm so happy to be taking part in the Second Unofficial Crop Chocolate Blog Hop! 
You should have come from Nina's blog, Nina's Time Out.

If you stumbled upon this blog hop & want to participate, you'll want to start HERE.
Check out the rules for a chance to win some prizes too!

My "Smiley" layout was made with these products:

Cardstock - Bazzill Basics
Patterned Papers - Echo Park, Dots & Stripes & Style Essentials collections
Scallop Punch - Stampin' Up!
Pearls - Making Memories
Vellum Butterflies - Jenni Bowlin
Tiny Butterflies - Dollarama
Canvas covered chipboard Alphabet - American Crafts

Most of these products were purchased from Crop Chocolate. :)


I love me some layered pattered papers! I used the scallop punch to add a decorative border.





Here's another little strip of the scalloped border to echo the three main strips.



This is today's hop list if you're lost: 

  1. Belle @ Stuff by Belle
  2. Jasmine @ Wild Flower
  3. Char @ Creations by Char
  4. Nina @ Nina's Time Out
  5. Steph @ Silver Boxes (Me! You are Here!)  
  6. Julie @ Muddy Paws & Inky Fingers
  7. Scrappy Canuck @ Scrappy Canuck Studios
  8. Lucy, guest posting @ Crafting for Sanity? Or Insanity?
  9. Brenda @ Central NY Scrapper



Thanks for stopping by! Don't forget to leave a comment on each post for a chance to win the prizes!
If you like what you see here on Silver Boxes, become a follower/subscriber - I'd love to get to know you better!


Happy Hopping!


43 comments:

  1. Beautiful layout love the layering. Those butterflies are gorgeous and I love your color combo.

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  2. Great job on your layout!  I love your scallops and how you layered them.  Perfect title to go with your picture . . . you look so happy!  Again, GREAT job and thanks for sharing!

    Kathy (clayton528 on CC)

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  3. Very nice! Love how it all flows! Great work, and great pix! :)

    Laura/blueyedmama

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  4. Great layout!  I love the layering of the scalloped borders. 

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  5. You're right, you have a beautiful smile! Love your LO! Great use of papers & colors. scrap happy on CC

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  6. Great scalloped edges!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  7. Scrappin' DivaSaturday, March 24, 2012

    Steph, you do have a great smile.  Love the butterflies!

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  8. Pretty layout! I think I may just have to lift it!

    Beautiful picture!

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  9. BettyScrappinStewartSaturday, March 24, 2012

    Gorgeous LO... gorgeous smile! 
    Deanna (aka BettyScrappinStewart on CC) 

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  10. Nice layout, I love the little boarder and butterfly that you added to the top of the layout, very nice touch!

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  11. I LOVE those butterflies. I've never seen them before. I also like the color combination you used on your layout!

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  12. The pearls on the butterflies are beautiful! Love your smile! Thanks for participating in the hop.

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  13. Great colors and of course love the butterflies...That is a really cute picture!

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  14. Lisa (RnoAngel0712)Saturday, March 24, 2012

    Great layout Steph! I love the butterflies.

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  15. layering  and butterflies...how wonderful!

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  16. love the papers and all the borders!  you do have a great smile.

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  17. Love your butterflies! Such a pretty layout!

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  18. lovely layout, those butterflies are my favorite.  Great job

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  19. Love the layout and the colors you used!!!

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  20. SharonDoesBasketsSaturday, March 24, 2012

    The colors work so well w/ the pic!  The butterflies add a nice soft touch!  Great pic!

    I might have to try some of your recipes, too!  Rootbeer cookies?!?!?!?  YUM!

    --SharonDoesBaskets

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  21. Love the colors, love the patterns, love the layout! Nice job! Thanks for sharing.   ~RachelV

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  22. The colors in your LO are great together and you did a great job of balancing everything so they enhance rather than detract from that great pic of you. 

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  23. you have been pinned!!!  I love this - so beautiful - thank you so much for participating!!

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  24. stateless/ValerieSunday, March 25, 2012

    This is really nice - clean and really cute.  Love the butterflies.

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  25. Love the colors! Great picture! I am going to have to try the scalloped edge layering. It's very simple but adds so much!

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  26. Love the page, love the layers, love the butterflies - great page, Steph! You're so good at combining paper and patterns in such a way that it WORKS! Thanks for sharing, my friend!

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  27. Love the teal and yellow combo...what an eye catching combo to use!  Very cute layout and I love the butterflies you used...I even have a few sets of them tucked away somewhere!  Thanks for sharing!

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  28. Nice layout. Like the  butterflies.

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  29. Great colors, great LO, great SMILE!

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  30. this is so pretty!  I really like the layered borders and the butterflies....

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  31. love the layout - and....you do have a great smile!

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  32. pooh_piglet_tigger_eeyoreMonday, March 26, 2012

    Cute layout! I love the blue and yellow colors and houndtooth is my favorite pattern ~ I love that paper.

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  33. I love your LO.  Especially your butterflies.  I have some paper like you used and will do my butterflies with it next time.  Thanks for sharing your LO.

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  34. Nice job Steph - and whoever's told you that you have a nice smile - they are right!!
    I came over from CC for the blog hop.
    Thanks for sharing!!
    Juliet (aka Joyce)

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  35. Thank  you so much for sharing this wonderfully beautiful layout.  Nice work.

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  36. Charlotte BuckinghamMonday, March 26, 2012

    Great job on your LO! And you do have a beautiful smile :)
    -NanCDru:-Char

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  37. sweetpea(Heather)Monday, March 26, 2012

    Such bright, happy colors for such a happy picture!  So cute! :)

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  38. So nice! I love all the colors and it just enhances your beautiful pic!

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  39. Love your pp layers!  beautiful project!
    -raebae

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  40. Bright and cheerful layout...just like your smile!  Love that way main color picks up from that jewelry in the pic...nice touch and I LOVE the vellum...great little butterflies. (craftgirl007 on CC)

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  41. Jennifer BlackmoreTuesday, March 27, 2012

    Lovely! The butterflies definitely finish the page off

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  42. love the use of patterned paper.  that is my greatest challenge!

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