Monday, August 8, 2011

Want2Scrap™ and Graphic45 Blog Hop!!!


 Graphic 45 and Want2Scrap™ Designers have teamed up to bring you an amazing week long Blog Hop August 8th -12th filled with fabulous designs that are sure to inspire all!! Each day we will be sharing a link list with you for the featured designers and we will have a master link list just in case you happen to miss one of the days.
What would a blog hop be without prizes? Yes, we will also be giving away prizes!! Both Graphic 45 and Want2Scrap™ will be giving away a $25.00 prize on two of the blogs and on each company's Facebook page. The prizes will be hidden on two of the blogs (one for each company) so be sure to visit all of the blogs and leave a comment to increase your chances of winning. For Facebook, we will be picking a winner from all of the comments made during the week long Blog Hop.
   

If you are new to Graphic 45 and Want2Scrap™ here is a little information about both of the companies.

Graphic 45 is an award-winning scrapbook and paper crafting company. We offer vintage inspired crafting products that capture the flamboyant style of the 1920's and 30's - with vibrant color, irresistible texture and imaginative design to create products with decades-old appeal that's both fresh and familiar. Let our products inspire your next scrapbook layout, card, album or home decor project.

Want2Scrap™ manufacturers rhinestones lines including the specialty Nestabling™ line along with the newly released Nestaboard™ chipboard line that coordinates perfectly with the Spellbinders™ Nestabilies™ die templates. Want2Scrap™ also manufacturers their own line chipboard albums and accents, acrylic albums, and multi-layered laser designs and other fine scrapbooking products. Want2Scrap™ brings ease of use and flexibility in their product lines by offering products uniquely tailored to its customers’ needs.
Graphic 45 Blog
Want2Scrap™ Blog



My project today uses the *amazing* laser cut Eiffel Tower from Want2Scrap™ along with the Baby Bling Rhinestones Silver - 100 Count Silver - 2.5 mm.  The laser cut is the perfect match for the gorgeous papers from Graphic 45.   

Today's featured designers links are as follows:

Tuesday, August 9th:
W2S: Dana Gustafson - http://paperdaydream.blogspot.com/  (you are here!)
Mimi Leinbach - http://mycharmingblog-scrappermimi.blogspot.com/
G45: Nicole Eccles -www.NicoleEccles.blogspot.com
Jane Tregenza -www.janetregenza.blogspot.com



It's the fine details that really do all the work here.  Check out the lattice work on this laser cut and the way the baby bling lights up the tower just like they do on the real tower in Paris!  de-LIGHT-ful!

Just to make sure you don't miss ANY of the fun from this week, here is the master list.  Remember, the more blogs you visit and comment on, the better your chances of WINNING!

Graphic 45 & Want2Scrap Blog Hop
August 8th-12th

Monday, August 8th:
W2S: Elise Durenberger- http://mamacowcreations.blogspot.com/
G45: Laura Denison - www.followingthepapertrail.blogspot.com
Tara Orr -http://eachmoment-onlyonce.blogspot.com

Tuesday, August 9th:
W2S: Dana Gustafson - http://paperdaydream.blogspot.com/
Mimi Leinbach - http://mycharmingblog-scrappermimi.blogspot.com/
G45: Nicole Eccles -www.NicoleEccles.blogspot.com
Jane Tregenza -www.janetregenza.blogspot.com

Wednesday, August 10th:
W2S: Heidi Blankenship - http://embellished-dreams.blogspot.com/
G45: Jack & Cat Curio -jackandcatcurio.blogspot.com
Sherry Cheever -http://sherrycheever.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/
Yuka Hino -http://nsnlso.blogspot.com/

Thursday, August 11th:
W2S: Terre Fry - http://terresscraptherapy.blogspot.com/
G45: Gloria Stengel -www.gloriascraps.blogspot.com
Melanie Forbes -www.melanie-forbes.blogspot.com

Friday, August 12th:
W2S: Karen Taylor - http://creativeyearnings.blogspot.com/
Lori Craig - http://loricraig.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/
Lynette Carroll -http://www.lynettecarrolldesigns.typepad.com/
Robin Shakoor -http://robinshakoor.blogspot.com



Thank you and "Merci" for joining us today and we hope you enjoy the Blog Hop. Please be sure to stop back each day during the week to see what each designer has been busy creating!  And then comment comment comment for your chance at some fantastic prizes!
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Want2Scrap™ Products:
 Paris with Eiffel Tower laser die cut
Baby Bling Rhinestones Silver - 100 Count Silver - 2.5 mm

Affiliate Products:
Graphic 45 Curtain Call papers and Le Romantique papers

Other Products:
Stamps: Wplus9 and Papertrey Ink
Ink: Stampin Up and Staz on
Punch, scissors and dies: Fiskars and Papertrey Ink
Craft Supply: paint
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136 comments:

Karen AKA Soccerboyzmom said...

Another amazing project.

Renske said...

That's one darling card! thank you for posting! greetings from Holland!

Elise said...

Golly, golly, GOLLY gosh - that's ONE heck of a terrific, detailed and absolutely magical die cut - I LOVE it! All blinged up and nested in a drop dead gorgeous setting right out of PARIS - FLAWLESS combination! YOU are DA-WOMAN! Yee Haw!

stampyra said...

I love your project. I really love the details on the eifel tower. JIL

TYJ419 said...

What a stunning card! Using laster cut items really make projects come alive. They are just fabulous.

Sandra said...

I love the bling on the Eiffel Tower!

Karen Conner said...

Love the jewels in the tower-just like lights shining! the paper is beautiful. You did a great job on the LO. Love meeting new people & the blog hop is a great way to learn them. Hi! Hope we will be great friends!

Lizscraps said...

hope am doing this hip correctly cuz this was posted yesterday but the hope said to visit you today (?) In any case the Tower with bling is lovely and makes an eye catching card for sure. TFS!

Chocolate Mousie said...

Very pretty work. I love Graphic45 for their papers. So lush and detailed. They're so beautiful that it's hard to take my scissors to them.

Jingle said...

Very pretty!

justjuli said...

Love the laser dye cut! Beautiful work!

Pam Young said...

This is amazing!! The diecuts are stunning with the bling...over the top!!!!!!!

Stacey Wilson said...

Great project! Thanks so much for sharing!

Louise said...

Beautiful card ! Just love the Eiffel tower, so detailed and delicate!

Maline said...

Wahou c'est superbe, cette Tour Eiffel est d'une grande finesse et ta carte de toute beauté. Amitié

T said...

i love eiffel tower images/cut=outs, etc.. They evoke so many dreams adn so many memories. And I agree the blings mimics the lit version well.

Sherrie Suttles said...

Such a pretty card. Love the stiching and lattice. Off to the next hop stop!

Pretty Patti's Papers said...

Love the Eiffel Tower!

Eileen said...

Perfect, I just returned from France, this will make a great intro page. Thank you.

Shabby Pati said...

Terrific! Love your card.

Shabby Pati said...

Love it. Graphic45 is one of my favorite paper companies!

Marge said...

GORGEOUS -- this would be perfect for my friend's "Paris" room!!! Love the intricate detail!

Doris Widder said...

Gorgeous card! Love the "something special" the bling adds to your fab card. TFS!

Marge said...

I guess there's some confusion on the hop date for Jane, as she says her post is tomorrow, so I'll just check back later -- thanks!!! Great fun/fabulous projects so far -- LOVE it!!!

Noreen said...

The bling looks so right on the Eiffel Tower!

Pam said...

Beautiful!!!

Regina aka Mrs. Ham said...

Dana, this is stunning. I love the bling on the Tower, and those French inspired stamps are beautiful....

Lillian Child said...

Tres bon!!!!!

Mona E said...

WOW!! Your creation is absolutely stunning! Looove that lazer cut Eifeltower. Looks really great with all the bling on and the paper really makes it look so elegant and sophisticated. Great job on this. Hugs...Mona

Scrapycandy said...

Definitely my style...thank you for the beautiful inspiration! Love the laser cut!

Judy Wood said...

Very pretty! I LOVE Paris!

Ratty Hugs said...

lovely card, the ironworks are a perfect compliment to the tower.
~C8>

Ratty Hugs said...

lovely card, the ironworks are a perfect compliment to the tower.
~C8>

Diana Caho said...

This is totally neat! Tried to leave a comment on W2S but gave me problems. But I am here and I love your blog as well. Thanks for the chance to wind some cool stuff. TFS

Anonymous said...

I can't believe to be the first one to comment on this gorgeous card ! There are so many things I love about it, the beautiful paper the wonderfully detail work and all of the bling. Superb work! Thanks for sharing!
Bozena

Carol said...

Hello Dana, I love your card has been super nice you, the Eiffel Tower is always good when you're making scrap, but here has been spectacular with the lights.
Many kisses from the island of Menorca, Spain.

Kim said...

LOVE the Eiffell Tower!! So pretty!

genagirl said...

I love G45 paper so much!

Mary said...

My friend just returned from a trip to Paris. She mentioned the lights on the tower. A card like this would remind her of the trip. Thanks for the inspiration.

Gloria Stengel said...

This is fantastic. Love the tower and how you added bling!

Renee said...

Very cute, I really like how the bling makes it "light up", just like the real one!

Mickie Holladay said...

Scrapping mostly boy stuff, I haven't used any rhinestones before but I'll have to find a way! Love this! Hey..... I do have those Paris pictures I haven't scrapped yet. Hmmmm...

sleigh said...

Your card is simple, yet elegant and luv the bling!!! I hope that one of my adventures in life will be to get to Paris. Thanks for sharing with us on day 2 of the blog hop :)

Anonymous said...

wow!!! Love this. :D

-Carisa

Leah Crowe said...

oooh i love that laser die cut with the bling.. smashing!!!

Jan Garber said...

That laser cut really IS detailed! WOW! And the way you used the bling is fantastic!

jjocarlson said...

Luv your project! The Eiffel Tower is beautiful.


Joyce
jjocarlson@yahoo.com

Fran Brunke said...

This is one fantastic laser cut Eiffel Tower! Even more beautiful with the rhinestones - love it!

wilson.marie65 said...

Merci for sharing your wonderful talent...I love how you distressed the edges with the paint..very pretty.....

Kelly Massman said...

This is so pretty and elegant!

madoke said...

Your project is just beautiful, thank you for sharing it.

quiltindiva said...

Love the papers and your artwork.

joydee1963 said...

Great project,great detail.joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Anny90 said...

That's a great card!

Elin said...

Wonderful card! Love that you repetead the tower in the stamps. Great take whith the white edge on the paper :)

Tanya said...

Oh this is gorgeous! I can't believe all the details in the die cut!

sharon g said...

Can you believe that the French hated the tower at first? Gorgeous project.

Kristina M. Anderson said...

Lovely project. Eiffel tower a great touch. Thank you.

Linda said...

Great idea using the jewels as lights! A fabulous project with fabulous products!

Bonnie Heggemann said...

Love the Eiffel Tower. What a great project.

Janie said...

Makes me want to revisit Paris!

stephanie said...

Love the EIffel Tower - great project.

Becky Dunham said...

Gorgeous card Dana! That Eifel Tower die is amazing! Love the bling and the little elements along the side!

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

Peggy said...

Great laser cut tower and rhinestones. Lovely card.
God bless,
Peggy Allen

Carol said...

Fabulous job on the Eiffel tower - love the bling. TFS

Robin said...

Love your card and those laser cuts are amazing!

Anonymous said...

I love anything "blingy"! Your work is beautiful and makes me want to try new things.
Debbie
I don't have a profile so here is my email:
2violet4 @ sbcglobal.net

Monique Barr said...

I want to do something with the Paris paper. Great job

Chris Dring said...

What a fabulous card! The details in the die cut is stunning!

Anonymous said...

Love that lazer die cut, would love to have some. This is a fantastic layout. Beautiful.

So glad I found this site, awesome products

thanks,

syd
sydegan@hotmail.com

Tolegranny said...

I love your Effel tower project.

Hava Cohen said...

Amazing job! I really like the eifel tower and especially the "lights".

Pughugger said...

Wonderful! I loved the may you combined uses of the tower.

csparky61 said...

You are correct...the Graphic 45 paper and the laser cut are perfect together. Thanks for sharing your wonderful creation.

leighann said...

That's a gorgeous laser die cut, and I didn't know want to scrap carried those. Thank you for sharing!

Georgee said...

Love your Eiffel Tower project!! Thanks for the inspirations and the opportunity to hop!!

Barbara said...

Love that eiffel tower!!

Lee-Anne said...

The Eiffel Tower die cut is amazing and I love the touches of bling to embellish it. Gorgeous!

Victoria said...

Love the fine detail on the Tower! Beautiful design! Thanks

Tami B. said...

I love laser cuts, I wish there were more available out there. You just can't get as intricate designs with 'cutting machines'.

Anonymous said...

Love this card...amazing work!
Pam
panuttingatgmaildotcom

slotr04-scrapjazz said...

Your card is beautiful!!! Thank you for sharing it. Aren't these hops so much fun?!?!?! THANKS AGAIN

Scossie Jane said...

A beautiful card Dana. The laser cut Eiffel Tower sits perfectly with the G45 paper, and the bling is the icing on the cake.... Hugs x

Anonymous said...

Very unique and inspiring... the Eiffel tower is the theme of my dining room! love this! not sure how to 'blog hop' but love the ideas!

wanda@superiormontana.net

Larissa Heskett said...

What a CUTE project!! I LOVE paris inspired pieces!! I also LOVE all of the BLING that you added!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

Julie Wright said...

Love it!

Scrapthat said...

Wow very nice! Love the bling on the tower! :)

In the Light of the Moon said...

New to Graphics 45 and what a thrill to find you all during this blog hop!!Love your beautiful card!!Warmest Regards,Cat

Sherri Caramico said...

WOW - just LUVLY! great job!

Nadia said...

Very lovely and thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

I so love this! Eiffel Tower is my dining room theme & inspirations!!

wanda

lazycattrain said...

CHIC and CLASSIC. so Parisienne...

Trudi said...

Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing.

Lorraine said...

Wow, beautiful! The laser cut tower is stunning!

Lesley Bliss said...

Absolutely love your card, very creative

wendy said...

Love this laser cut die. Love the postage stamps too.

Sharon Sutton said...

That laser cut Eiffel tower is amazing , you showcased it well on your card.

McStamper said...

Beautiful project.

POSH said...

What an elegant card.....I love the color combination and the BLING!!!!

emharp said...

I love the project. Well done.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful....love the Eiffel Tower.

Dorothy C.

Jona Panesa said...

so lovely!!!

Luv 2 Create said...

Stunning. Super cool laser cut eiffel tower and love that bling - really does look like lights. Wonderful paper selection as well.
Marcie

Anonymous said...

Dana, your card is beautiful, you have given me inspiration to try this card.
ava g

Bast said...

That is adorable. Love the bling! TFS

KimMJ
bast830@comcast.net

Andrene said...

Very pretty. Love all the intricate cuts and the bling takes it over the top!!!

Margie said...

Oooh la la! So perfect!Love this-great combo!

2amscrapper said...

beautiful! I learned a lot about these products too!

Christina V. said...

Lovely card and very elegant! The laser-cut tower is very beautiful and the blings that you added give them a realistic touch! I also adore the white edges of your paper.

Anonymous said...

Wow - this is not a card, it's a gift!

Manhattan Mandie said...

Wow! This is gorgeous! Great hop :)

snowbear said...

Love the bling on the tower.... great card.

Debbie said...

this is such a wonderful card, the laser cut is amazing. I love all the elements that you made work together thanks for the inspiration
upnurse at aol dot com

Anonymous said...

Love the Eiffel Tower laser cut, and the bling "lights" are the perfect touch! Wonderful project!

JamieH

Anonymous said...

Ooo la la!! Love your card!

Janet L.
leachm8@aol.com

Meg said...

Liking those details. Thanks for sharing

Kathy Robitaille said...

Simply amazing.. I love the way that you put all the elements together to get such a creative and inspiring card!

Kathy Robitaille said...

I love the inspiring and amazing way you have used the elements to put this creative card together.

Caroline said...

Beautiful card...

Anne said...

Your Eiffel Tower is just perfect. It's so intricate and the bling brings it to life. So creative and carefully crafted. Love it!

Shona said...

Wow, love that vintage look!

Marksgran said...

Great work, what a talented team you are!

Terre said...

Dana just love your card, that laser cut tower is just amazing, my sister would love that...and the bling...you go girl

Julie Wright said...

very elegant & classy!

Heidi said...

I love your project.

Vicky said...

What a stunner!! I love all the little details, T4S :)

Nicole said...

Absolutely LOVELY! THank you so much for sharing!

Nicolle Kramer said...

Gorgeously detailed card!..:)

Nancy D. said...

Loved your project!

Romy said...

This is simply gorgeous! Such a beautfiul vintage card!

Scrapaddict said...

Love that you made the Eiffel Tower sparkle!

Andrea M said...

STUNNING Dana! WOWZAS girl!

michsmith1973 said...

Love the simplicity and elegance of your project. Thanks for sharing.

Karen said...

Love how you lit up the City of Light's landmark! Beautiful! :>

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Tambo said...

WOW this is really cool. I love how you added the bling to the tower too. I really like the edging too. It looks like lace. Very nice job! love it. tfs Tami
Tambo's Creations