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Friday, September 16, 2011

50 States Blog Hop

Welcome to the 50 States Blog Hop!!

Welcome to the 50 States Blog Hop! Most of us would love to travel but are having staycations this year. What better way to travel but through a blog hop. This hop was inspired by our host Shawnee's journey across the United States as she traveled with her family to their new home. The United States is truly beautiful with many wonderful places to visit and see.

If you've hopped along from TENNESSEE, then you are in the right place!! If you are just joining me from your dashboard or happened along from somewhere else, please be sure to CLICK HERE to start with the first state in the union, Delaware, because you won't want to miss out on any of the fun (or any of the blog candy!!)...

There is an AMAZING Grand Prize Package for one LUCKY hopper (winner chosen by Rafflecopter)!!  To be entered to win, please do the following:
So what's the Grand Prize???
Cricut Cartridge - Destinations, beautiful handmade flowers from Shannon at Creative Chaos Flowers, and a $20 Gift Certificate to Scraptastical Kreations.
Now on to my state and my project....

My State is Ohio.  I did a layout of our trip through Ohio on our way to Florida.  I used 50 States Cricut Cartridge. All the cuts were made with 50 States.  I picked Red White and Blue color scheme since the flag, flower and Bird of Ohio are seem to be in the same color scheme.  

I used pop dots for each layer of the flower.  And I used little black beads for the Cardinal's eyes!   The one picture on page one is smaller than I wanted, but Walgreens messed up and made it a wallet size.   But it is meant to be a 4x6 picture of the Bridge in Toledo.  Except for the smaller picture, the layout turned out very cute....

I am offering some Blog Candy which is a small grab bag of some goodies including 2 bottles of stickles, small clear alphabet stamp, and a package of cardstock: 

Rules to be eligible for  my Blog Candy :
(1)  Leave a comment below on my blog
(2) Become a follower at "Craftin’ with Barbara”

            I will post the winner on Monday night.  So, check back to see if you are a winner.  Thanks to the Shawnee for hosting this hop. 

Now you can hop to the NEXT STATE IN THE UNION!!  Remember to leave a comment on each state to be eligible for the GRAND PRIZE!!

50 States Hop



ScrappinT said...

Your layout is lovely and I am a follower

Cathie w said...

great hop idea very cleaver and cute project


Lisa said...

great pages! thank you! have been through Ohio many times!

Have a scrap- happy day,
Lisa G

Shawnee said...

I love the state of Ohio. You did a beautiful layout. I love how you did your state bird and flower.

Thank you for being a part of this fun hop!

Co Host
50 States Blog hop

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like your Ohio layout. Had an Uncle that lived in Ohio that family would visit each Summer.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Cathy said...

Just became a new follower, Love your Layout and the colors. The cardinal is such a beautiful

mjblahnik56 said...

Nice layout of Ohio. Am a follower of your blog and on email.


Becky Dunham said...

Beautiful layout Barbara! What a shame about your wallet size picture of the bridge, but it does not take away from the overall affect at all in my opinion - makes me want to visit! I am a new follower of your sweet blog.

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

Kathie said...

very nice layout. I just got the 50 states cartridge. This gives me alot of nice ideas. Thanks for sharing.

Lori Apgar said...

Great layout! I love the red, white and blue!! Glad to be in this hop with you!!

Crafty and Green said...

Cool Project! I'm a new Follower. I"m also from Ohio... Even though I did Maryland and Connecticut in this hop! hehe! I love Ohio, especially the FALL!!

Many Blessings,


ScrappingJUDY said...

great layout thanks for sharing


Lillian Child said...

Lovely layout, Barbara! And I am already a follower of your delightful blog!


littlen said...

nicely done. tfs.

Colleen said...

Love your layout! The flowers are beautiful! I am a new follower! :)

Robin said...

Love the layout! New follower here!


Crafting Misfit said...

Fabulous. I love that you used striped background paper, perfect.

It was fun to do this hop with you!
Rebecca "Crafting Misfit"
Stop by my blog anytime!

Theresa said...

Pretty LO! My parents live in OH, I am a Michigan gal so sports are always fun when we head off :) GREAT job...for a Buckeye ;0)

Carla said...

Thank you for sharing your LO of Ohio, you did a beautiful job. I love how you used the state flag and all the colors off the flag.

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AmyJRockstar said...

Oooh, I love what you did with your layout! I'm really wanting that cartridge now. :0) TFS and for the chance to win! I'm a new follower. :0)

Be sure to stop by my blog to enter my 500 followers giveaway!

XO ~ Amy Jo
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