Friday, July 8, 2011

Whimsical Wednesday Blog Hop

Welcome to the Whimsical Wednesday blog hop. You should have arrived here from Nanne's blog.   If you just happened to drop in please go to the Whimsical Wednesday blog to start at the beginning of the hop.

For this hop we all made banners/wall decor that will be sent to a nursing home. The link to read more about this is posted at the Whimsical Wednesday Blog.

I made a wall hanging that I hope will bring a smile to a few residents faces!



Materials:
 Cricut Cartridges - Just Because Cards for Bee Happy cut at 10"
Create-a-Critter for Hive cut at 4" and Bees cut at 3"
Elegant Edges for the background shape cut at 8" and 8.35"
PK-754 Critter Face Set Medium  -  Peachy Keen Stamps
Pink Paper - Bazzil Basics
All Cardstock -  Papertrey Ink
Flowers - Recollections
Ribbon and Jute - Michaels
Crop-a-dile and eyelets
Black Diamond, Baby Blue and Yellow Stickles
Gel Pen


These our the generous sponsors for our blog hop and what they are giving away for prizes!

Babette from The Kraft Outlet has generously donated their “Inspiration Play Pack”.  This is a collection of The Kraft Outlet's top selling items valued at over $45.  The play pack comes with 10 yards each of the red and brown baker’s twine, an assortment of 50 of the plain and grungy tags, an 8 sheet assortment of their cardstock and text weight papers, an 8 envelope assortment, one sheet of Kraft labels, a set of their vintage dictionary pages, 1 yard of black twill tape and a CD full of 100 graphics and backgrounds.

In addition the Kraft Outlet is offering 10% off all purchases made during the ENTIRE month of July. All you need to do is enter the code JULY10 at checkout.


Patsy from the Prairie Bird Boutique has generously donated your choice of one bundle of Shabby Crinkle Ribbon.

The Grand Prize for this blog hop is a GYPSY, donated by Stephanie.  In order to qualify for the grand prize you must leave a comment on each of the designers blogs.  At the end of the hop please return back to the Whimsical Wednesday Blog to leave a comment saying that you finished the hop and left a comment under all of the design team's posts. The deadline to enter is Sunday night at Midnight.

I am offering a little extra prize for those who comment on my blog.  I am giving away a 6 pack of Action Wobbles and a 6 pack of K&Company Wacky Tac Large (5 1/2" x 9") Adhesive Sheets.  Just leave a comment on this blog and I would love if you became a follower.  I will announce the winner on Monday afternoon.


Thank you for joining us for the Whimsical Wednesday blog hop. You are almost done.  Next stop is back at the Whimsical Wednesday blog to leave a comment that you have commented on all the stops.
Have a great weekend!
Love and Hugs,
Cathryn :)

74 comments:

Glora said...

WOW, WOW, WOW Cathryn! You are amazing! This is the most beautiful wall hanging and something I would LOVE to have hanging up in my own home. You are beyond talented! What a great way to end the hop! Much love and hugs- Glora

Sandy S. said...

Super cute wall hanging. I love the bees..... so cute. Love all the detail you added!

Sandy
http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

Pookie said...

OMG, really cute, Its all the buzz. ;-) great job.

pookie
scraptaculardesigns.blogspot.com

Nita T. said...

Those bees are ADORABLE! I love their little bee faces. This is just so super cute! :)
Nita
www.niftynitanotes.blogspot.com

Sherrie K. said...

Wahooo, action wobbles!!! Awesome giveaway! Your project is just fantastic!!!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com
jskoning at msn dot com

Cherie said...

Love it!! Super cute! I love the beehive, its so cleaver!!

cherie.goyer at gmail.com
http://oneheartscrapper.blogspot.com

Eva said...

so cute, makes me smile...love the colors. Thanks for sharing your awesome banner with all of us.

Eva
http://evasscrapsncards.blogspot.com/

Chloe and Her Clip On Koalas said...

Love your wall hanging. Such cute bee characters and colours on the hive. You did a great job.

*Star said...

So super cute!!! I love all the stitching and those PK faces are adorable. Tfs and have a great day. :)

Lisa said...

This is so adorable, Cathryn! The bees are too cute and I love how you outlined them with the gel pen! So absolutely awesome :D

Lisa
http://indymermaid.blogspot.com
indymermaid(at)blogspot.com

My 3 E Scrapbooking said...

This is soooo adorable Cathryn! I love the cute bees and their little peachy faces! Sure to bring a smile!

Lindsey said...

Oh that is just precious! I love the beehive.

kteachone@gmail.com

Elizabeth said...

Oh My this is so precious! Love it! I am a new follower! http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Shannen said...

Oh, I just love this one!!! What a cute lil creation! Love the bees and the "BEE" lettering looks amazing too! It would be difficult not to feel happy around this gorgeous gift you have made - TFS!!

In Love with a Bug said...

This is so cute! I love the bees and their super cute faces. The colors you chose are terrific too! Melanie
http://inlovewithabug.blogspot.com

joni said...

Simply adorable!!! I love this...those cute lil bees with their adorable PK faces!!!! Wonderfully done and I'm sure it will be enjoyed by all!!! TFS
hugs,
joni

Evy said...

Love love those smiling bees...Your wall/door hanger is adorable...I like it so much. What a great ending to this blog hop...Loved it! TFS

Percilla G said...

BEEUtiful
That made me happy just looking at it
I am a follower and look forward to returning and seeing what else you come up with!
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TyTynNiyasmom said...

Super cute!! I love the bees! I am a new follower! TFS.

Candace
mypassion4scrappin.blogspot.com

Silvia said...

What an adorable project you did!!! I love it!

I am a new follower,
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alvinascreations.blogspot.com

shelly said...

cathryn this is so adorable! i adore your bees. this is really going to make someone smile!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is so darn cute! I love those bees! Beeutiful! hehehe! Thanks!
Lisa
summer_sunset54 at hotmail dot com

Karen H said...

Cathryn, this is just fabulous! I love all the faux stitching, the polka dotted beehive, and the sparkle! This is sure to bring a smile to everyone's face. :o) Beautifully done!

Hugs and blessings! :o)

Faith Abigail Designs said...

So cute! I love the colors and the cuts. So excited to be joining this design team with you!

Jean said...

Love this. I love the faces on the bees and the faux stitch lines are such a great touch. I am already a follower. Thanks for the chance to win. :)

Kate said...

WOW! Cathryn this is just gorgeous! Great Job!

Hugs
Kate

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

So CUTE!!! LOVE it, so cute and made me smile :-) TFS!

-Sam

SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com
SamanthaJDesigns.blogspot.com

Esther said...

So cute and cheery, Cathryn, I love it!!!
They will too!!!

Fi said...

so cute and fun!

GiGi said...

This is TOO CUTE!!! I love the way the bee hive hangs down and the saying! Very fitting! Great job!

Cathy said...

Beeeeeeautiful, I love Create a Critter cartridge. The beehive and bbes are so cute. Thanks for a chance to win.
mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

jennyplace2 said...

Love your Bee Happy Sign, it makes me smile and I am sure who ever gets it will just love the hanging. TFS!
jennyplace26@gmail.com

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the patterned papers you used.
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Creative Diva said...

Wow! This is beautiful Great saying. I would so love to win action wobbles. Thanks for the chance to win. Already a happy follower.


Hugs,
Patty
creativediva98.blogspot.com
creativediva98 at gmail dot com

Scrappin Dhilly said...

What a beautiful wall hanging! The little "bees" are so cute, love their little faces!

scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

The Archiving Angel said...

This is so pretty! The sentiment is great & coordinates so well with those adorable little bees. Great stitching on the whole project, love the twine & the sweet faces on the bees.
Sure to be a hit!
Crafty best wishes,
Sonia

Jessica said...

Love your little bees and the beehive...just too cute. Thanks for sharing. :)
tinksgym@yahoo.com

michelle said...

hi im a new follower....im blog hopping around the whimsical wednesday blog hop....
i love the bees & hive....its so sweet!!
thanks
you can see my blog mylifeasawannabescrapper.blogspot.com

Jenn said...

This is such an adorable wall hanger! Great colours - so bright and fun. Love how sparkley the "bee" is, TFS
hugs, Jenn

Jamie said...

love your banner/wall decoration its so cute the lil bees are adorable! thanks for sharing and the chance to win. im a follower.
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Kimmers said...

Love the hive and the bees! So cute! TFS. I'd love to become a follower, but I think somethings wrong because the follower area is blank :(

tanner9868 said...

Wow, such a cute wall hanging. Thanks for sharing,
Michelle
tanner9868@gmail.com

Crafting Katie said...

Okay, this is just too cute! I love the stitching, the Stickles... it's all adorable!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Oh Cathryn it is such too cute.. I love that little bee.

Cindy said...

Hi Cathryn,Your project is just too ADORABLE!I LOVE EVERYTHING about it,Those little bees are way to CUTE!SUPER AMAZING job as always my friend!!!:)

Mel said...

Your project is just darling, I think it will cheer up any room that it is put in. What a great cause, I love the idea :)

lmkindell1 said...

Wow I just love the bees and their smiles. Very good job.

Maribel said...

I'm glad I found your blog! Loving your projects!!

New follower:)
ilovescrapping.blogspot.com

jessica said...

Such a sweet and beautiful wall hanging! I love cute bee faces and the paper colors are so bright and fun!
TFS and ending this awesome and oh so talented blog hop!
Have a GREAT weekend!!

Cynthia said...

Love the bee, this is tooo cute!

DIANA L. said...

Love this wall hanging, The bee is adorable.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Toeychild said...

I think this is just the perfect sentiment! You did a wonderful job, and I am sure the residents will be absolutely thrilled.

:) Tanya

http://generationpromisegenealogy.blogspot.com

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

so cute, love the patterned paper!! I am already a follower!!
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

DonnaMundinger said...

Well it sure brought a smile to mine! So stinkin' cute! xxD

Kris Dietz said...

This is so cute. I love the bees. I'm also a new follower. Love your projects.

Kris
dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

Karen said...

This is so adorable! The faces on the bees look so cute. I love the patterned paper you used for the beehive. I'm already a follower. :)

Karen
craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

Debbie said...

Too cute!!!! I see I 'need' create a critter now!! :D
This is a great blog hop!!!
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Amy E said...

What an adorable wall hanging! I'm sure it will bring lots of smiles! Oh, and I'm a follower now too!!

amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

Stephanie said...

ADORABLE Cathryn! Love the little bees (cute cute faces) and bee hive. It is the perfect sentiment too for the nursing home. They are going to love this. Cool give away too, I have never seen those adhesive sheets before. Can you shoot me an e-mail telling me more about them?? Hugs:)

MyCuriousCrafts said...

Hi Cathryn, what an amazing project, love the "bee happy" - that is just adorable. You did a FABULOUS job! ~Shen

Carlene said...

This is so so so cute! It made me smile as soon as the page opened so I am sure the ladies at the nursing home will love it! Those bees are just fabulous!

Katelyn said...

Your project is so cute. I love the bees! It looks really good. Thanks for sharing!:)

Katelyn
kmc71996@aim.com

Crafty and Green said...

I Love The Bees!! So Cute!! Bee-Utiful! I'm a new follower!

Blessings,
Tina

www.craftyandgreen.blogspot.com

Tiffany said...

This is adorable! I love the paper on the hive and especially love the sparkle you added :) I'm already a follow! TFS

tiffanymarierice@yahoo.com
http://sparkledmemories.blogspot.com/

cema1cema said...

This is so cute! You did a great job! I love that everyone is sending the projects to a nursing home! Christina ccapps35@gmail.com

bonnie said...

Oh wow sweetie this is so stinkin' cute! Adorable little bees with those cute peachy faces..love em! :) Hugs x

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Wow so adorable TFS!

Veronica
mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com
mommyscraftycreations.blogspot.com

Sarah said...

super cute Wall hanging. I love the bee hive and little bees. I am a new follower and glad that I found you on this wonderful hop!
Sarah
craftingwithsarah.blogspot.com
craftingwithsarah@gmail.com

AmyJRockstar said...

I love your project! It's so adorable and completely unique! Very sweet. Thanks for the chance to win too! I'm a new follower. :0)

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


XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
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Aman said...

Very cute! Love the bee! I wasn't able to become a follower. I will try again later.

amanbains1 at gmail dot com

Tracey ~ GardenOfGrace said...

What a fun and happy project! I'm a new follower. Thanks for offering the great candy! ~ Blessings

http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

happishay said...

This will make someone very happy!
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Crafting with Faith said...

Wow, what a happy little wall hanging. The bee faces are so cute and I love all the details you added. TFS!

Jayne said...

Hi Cathryn,I love your wall hanging. Those bees are adorable and love the details you've added to them.