Friday, March 23, 2012

Fiskateers Spring Blog Hop & Giveaway

Hi bloggers!  Welcome to the next blog on your Fiskateers Spring Blog Hop.  If you came from Tara at Pages in Time you are right on track.  You can find a complete list of blog stops along the hop on Kellystar's blog. 

You may know by now or guess as you hit up all the awesome blogs that a Fiskateer is a crafter that is part of an awesome community that is under the direction of Fiskars....best known for their brilliant orange handle scissors.  The more you hop the more you learn about Fiskateers

Spring is time for love, engagements, wedding planning, etc.  I crafted a "first thoughts" book.  In my experience often the first thought is the most creative, honest, clear thought.  Every bride-to-be needs a book of first thoughts.  It's a place to put down those first thoughts about your fiancee when you see him in a hat, first thoughts about a wedding gown, first thoughts of the incredible sunrise...first thoughts.

The paper collection is from Graphic 45's Le' Romantique.  

Fiskars Tools

Micro-tip scissors...don't leave home without them!
Fiskars/Jenni Bowlin Jester Border punch

 Circle Cutter
Circle Border punch
Embossing plate
If you love using dollies using Fiskars circle border punches are an awesome way to create you own.  I used my Circle Cutter to make my 8 inch circle, my border punch to create the decorative edge, and then I used the embossing plate to run the dolillie through my Cuttlebug.  I used the A and C plate with the foam embossing mat.  You can check out my YouTube channel for "how to" segments for the circle border punch  and circle cutter. 

Humming Along Squeeze punch
Paper Trimmer
Self-Healing Mat


Giveaway

I have one Fiskars Special Edition Jenni Bowlin  Main Street border punch to giveaway.  All you have to do is leave a comment.  That's it.  I'll draw a name via Random.org at the end of the hop and post the winner's name here on Monday.  For those who have difficulties leaving a comment send me an email at dspaperstudio@aol.com with your comment and I'll add your name to the drawing.  Good Luck!

Next stop of the Fiskateers Spring Blog Hop:  Basement Chronicles with Maya.  

Have a Crafty Weekend!






Gratitude List
1.  David's wellness and God's care of him
2.  the whole Safdi family
3.  a pat on the back and a well done for someone I love
4.  ideas and suggestions from my dearest friends
5.  prayer that availeth much

75 comments:

  1. As always, I LOVE your project. That jester punch is PERFECT for that and doilies are HOT right now. AWESOME job. Thanks for hopping this weekend!

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  2. I love your crafts! Thanks for the blog hop! Would love to win :)

    websurfergirl19 AT hotmail DOT com

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  3. Thank for being a part of the HOP. Love your cover. Very vintage and romantic.

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  4. wow! What a great project for a new bride. so many great ideas to scrap lift. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  5. What a great idea. I love it.

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  6. Great project! Love all the details, and thanks for the chance to win!

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  7. Your work always just blows my mind! Amazing!

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  8. WOW! That is gorgeous!!!!!

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  9. how awesome to use the cuttlebug for making a doily,never would have thought of that idea, how perfect! love your project as everything fits into place so well. thanks for being along this hop & ooooh border punch prize, a woman for my heart LOL , thanks for the chance darling

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  10. This is beautiful!

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  11. I just adore your project! we cannot get the jenni bowlin punches her where i live so i love to see any project i can with these used!!!

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  12. Hi Debby, love the beautiful project, and the colours are awesome. from Australia

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  13. Cute Jenni B border punch. Thanx for sharing. Off to the next stop on the blog hop!!

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  14. TracyM #67736:08 AM

    Your book of First Thoughts is a great idea and looks absolutely beautiful Debby - love all the pretty papers, punches and embellishments you have combined together!!!

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  15. What a lovely idea for a project Debby.......

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  16. beautiful as always Debby!

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  17. Now that is a great idea Debby. It will be a book she will cherish for sure. I've never seen the new punch! Great little prize. TFS
    Hugs,Jess

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  18. Ah, so pretty, Debby! Such a wonderful project!

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  19. Thanks for a chance to win Debby! You have such a wonderful blog!

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  20. Your cut work is always incredible, Debby! This is gorgeous!

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  21. Awesome project!
    Great detail!

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  22. Gorgeous notebook Deb! Thanks for hopping with us!

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  23. Wow...that's an awesome punch! Love your journal cover too!

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  24. I love your "first thoughts" book and cannot think of a better way to start journaling a new life together. The JB border punch is awesome... thanks for the chance to win.

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  25. What a creative project! It would be really interesting to go back and read my own first thoughts.

    Don't enter me to win your giveaway- I already have that punch.

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  26. Gorgeous project!!!! You did an awesome job!

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  27. Great idea! This is beautiful, love the layers and dimension you created!
    Michelle
    ScrapbookingSOS.blogspot.com

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  28. your project is amazing~I can see the love in your work that you have for graphic45!!!love it!!! such passion~i understand!!! awesome Lo!!!

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  29. Hey Debby, I hopped all around the blog and left comments everywhere. But when I got to the last stop, the link was broken. Did anyone else have this problem? I'm going to try to find her blog another way. But I just thought I'd let someone know. Thanks Jess

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  30. oh! i love all the bling you've added to "sparkle up" your project! :)

    would love to win the punch! thanks for the chance :)

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  31. Love your project and what a fun blog hop!!

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  32. I love this First thoughts book. I will have to make one for the next bride in the family. Thanks for sharing.

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  33. What an asset you are to Fiskateers! You teach us so much. I love your precious testimony of love for your family and the Lord!

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  34. Absolutely ADORE your project! Beautiful! Question for you: What circle cutter do you use. I've been looking for one forever!!

    Thanks for sharing!

    Fiskateer #6361
    asecretvintage.blogspot.com

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  35. Fabulous project, Debby! Love the blingy touches. It makes the perfect gift, too--first thoughts for brides, college students, new moms--birth or adoptive, even grandparents. You rock!

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  36. Your project is gorgeous! You always amaze me!

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  37. Absolutely Gorgeous! and what a wonderful idea for the Bride-to-be :) Love those G45 papers!

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  38. Thanks for the Hop,and as always Debby,so beautiful,I always love your projects.

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  39. DebbieC.#46683:52 PM

    What a beautiful book project. I also like your idea for the doily design. Thanks for sharing.

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  40. Stunning cover. I love all the little details you use. It is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing it with us. I love the butterflies.
    Amy#8546

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  41. GORGEOUS!!! Plain and simple...

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  42. Such a gorgeous book!I love your work :)

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  43. I love it!!!! I don't own a circle punch but gave one away when we had the orange blog hop. I think I will have to go get one and the paper you used. That is really nice!

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  44. Hi Debby! How are you? Hope well :)

    Your project turned out so well and that is a great idea to give to a planning bride-to-be :)

    Really like how you have used the Jester punch!
    Deb♥

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  45. This is beautiful, I LOVE all the bling on here! Love Penny

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  46. /gawk
    WOW you have totally blown me away once again!!

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  47. Lovely project Debbie

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  48. What a good idea, I love all the details on your project too.
    Thanks for the chance to win a great punch.

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  49. I love how you used the new JB punches on your project! Of course the whole book looks great and is a wonderful idea for a new bride.

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  50. Great idea for a book. I like how you made the doily.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  51. I've always enjoyed your style Debby ! I think I need some of that G45 paper-- all of theirs, actually - it sure is pretty stuff!

    Thanks for the chance to win the border punch !

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  52. I love art deco and your card. The rhinestones, WOW! Thanks for sharing!

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  53. Great project! I love those vintage papers and the look you created with them.
    Elaine #7777

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  54. This is FABULOUS!! I have G45 paper that I have never used, but thought it was so beautiful, I just had to have it. Donna #6036

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  55. Love all the detail work. Also like your Gratitude List.

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  56. Oh my goodness your work is breathtaking!
    -Sylvia #5019

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  57. You've become a true G45 diva-this is truly stunning.WTG Debby!

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  58. great project!! i love vintage.

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  59. Hi Debbie! Thanks for the invite to the blog hop! Have a great day!

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  60. Very nice journal, I just love the Graphic 45 stuff!o

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  61. Awesome project,Love it! Thanks for sharing your beautiful project and being part of the Hop. Lisa Fiskateer #4791

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  62. This is so cute! I really love the deco of a book and this kind of vintage style is just so perfectly executed!

    P.S. If I won your giveaway I would give it to my sister ♥

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  63. Beautiful project! Love the "first thoughts" idea!
    - Tifany #5942
    http://inkblotsbytrd.blogspot.com

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  64. I love your gratitude list! : )

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  65. Anonymous4:01 PM

    The first thoughts book turned out great.I always love your crafts.
    Joan Fiskateer #808

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  66. What a great idea! My cousin's daughter just announced her engagement, and I'm going to have to make her that book right away and send it to her. I know she'll love it! TFS!!
    (And certainly, I would love to win.)
    Amyscats #8535

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  67. You're attention to detail is amazing!! That book is so beautiful. Thanx for sharing!!!

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  68. I love your project, very pretty. You have so many amazing projects on your blog...I had to follow!
    -Tanya #5407-

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  69. I have to agree with you about the MicroTip Scissors No %!

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  70. Awesome project, love all the dimension!

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  71. Beautifully crafted card. Awesome!

    safes sydney

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  72. Cute punch!! Love the little buildings. Your layout is so pretty too!

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