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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Bust out the Red, White and Blue with a Paper Issue's mini Blog Hop!

The new theme is up at Paper Issues and it is all about Picnics and Patriots. Make sure you stop by there is also a mini blog hop featuring layouts with this theme...oh yeah and a prize! When I think of this subject I think of the 4th. of July and bbq's and fireworks. To me these two just go hand in hand. After a day of bbq and bean bags we all head out to see the firework show. I think the kids have more fun here playing around while waiting for the show to start than they do all day. I happen to snap this photo of all them having a little fun and being totally silly. I used We R Memory Keepers Red White and Blue line. I am always pulled in by red white and blue papers and this line did not disappoint! With fun stripes, polka dots and fireworks it just screams patriotic.

The embellishments for this line are amazing...check out this fun pinwheel and flag. Oh and lets not forget the star stick pins...how cool are these!!

Now on to the fun stuff...to win the prize all you need to do is...
 1. Follow the Paper Issue's blog
 2. Leave some love for the amazing projects you are about to see
 3. Go and like Paper Issue's on Facebook
 4. Leave me a comment here on my blog, if you want to follow me that is great but not required.
Here is the order you will go...
  1. Lori H
  2. Chrissy C.
  3. Patricia
  4. Melissa P
  5. Marlene
  6. Deanna 
  7. Carrie...YOU ARE HERE!
  8. Kelly Jo
Here is a peek at what you  are playing for...

 Oh and one more thing...stop by the Paper Issue's Etsy shop and after you fill up your cart make sure you use the code...CARRIE for a nice 20% off your order!




  • 10 comments:

    Cassie Box said...

    I lurrrrrve those red star pins!!! Pretty sure I need them!! This layout is fabulous! Thank you!! =)

    curlyqmosaics said...

    This patriotic layout is stellar! I LOVE the overall design, and those red star pins are a definite fave! TFS!

    Patricia Roebuck said...

    Oh this is gorgeous! Beautiful design and live the layers!

    Lori said...

    Fantastic layout! Love the curved title and all the wonderful layers!

    ScrapGoo said...

    It's another home run for Carrie! And, yes, like *everyone* else I am going to need (and hoard) those pins.

    Sunshine HoneyBee said...

    Like the Patriotic creations. I'm a new follower of your blog. I'm becoming a follower of each participant in this fun blog. Clicked on FB Paper Issues like.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

    Sew Sweet N Crafty said...

    Cute layout!!! Great details.
    I am a new follower...don't be shy come follow me.

    Sew Sweet N Crafty
    SewSweetNCrafty.blogspot.com

    Izzy Anderson said...

    This is such a fun and happy page. I love how you thought to scrap the "waiting" picture. Great idea. LOVE those star pins!

    Jean said...

    What a gorgeous layout!!

    Queen Mary said...

    EXCELLENT photo! That's exactly how they wait for fireworks -- goofing around, running around, sometimes whining - never patiently! Just an excellent capture with a beautiful page to show it off!