Friday, October 15, 2010

Paper Secrets 1st EVER Annual Spooky Blog Haunt!

Below is my two page layout for the Halloween blog hop! This is my youngest son, Jaime! He is 15 now.....no more dressing up! Sigh! Anyhoo....here are some Halloween memories from the previous years!

Remember to leave a comment on all 31 blog posts for your chance to win 1 of the 3 treats Paper Secrets is giving away.




Below there is a tag under the right side of the photo so I can journal. I haven't got around to it yet...but I will! :-)

Below is where most of the work took place! The spider web, tree, owl and pumpkins are all hand cut and paper pieced! No Cricut used! Not that I wouldn't want one! :-)



Again, there is tag placed under the left side of the photo.....:-)


If you are or become a follower of my blog & leave your comment, you will also be entered to win some blog candy from me!

1. Stampology clear stamps (letters)
2. K & Company inspiration binder (131 pieces)
3. K & Company bling
4. 36 sheets of scrapbooking paper
5. Soft Foam Art pumpkins
6. K & Company dimension stickers
7. December issue of Scrap & Stamp magazine





Here is a list of the Halloween blog hop participants....just in case you get lost! :-)
Have fun and Happy Halloween!

1. Kristi B. www.devosmommy.blogspot.com
2. Shemaine S. www.scraptasticdesigns.blogspot.com
3. Stacey K. www.stace-piecesofme.blogspot.com
4. Kimmy J. www.lostinadreamofjosh.blogspot.com
5. Julie R. www.alteredego-mividaloca.blogspot.com
6. Nancy D. www.daretobeunique-nancy.blogspot.com
7. Julia S. www.beautifulcrazyscrappylife.blogspot.com
8. Jen S. www.bindingmemories.blogspot.com
9. Cheryl G. www.cheryl-gibson.blogspot.com
10. Lisa N. www.lisas-livingincolor.blogspot.com
11. Martha G. www.pattisscrapingtime.blogspot.com
12. Corinne S. www.haikuthoughts.blogspot.com
13. Pam R. www.scrappinganjel.blogspot.com
14. Debbie B. www.tckscrapbooker.blogspot.com
15. Jen P. www.roxybonds-scrappin.blogspot.com
16. Kathy C. www.kacarr61.blogspot.com
17. Silvia www.sillyscrap.blogspot.com
18. Tina www.scrapdiva-tina.blogspot.com
19. Pamela Y. www.pamelasworldofscrap.blogspot.com
20. Brittney A.
www.brittneyunwritten.blogspot.com
21. Robin R. www.robinredd.typepad.com/west_coast_scrapper
22. www.circlebenterprises.blogspot.com
23. Vicki W. www.scrapbookingcreationsbyvicki.blogspot.com
24. Giovana www.giovana-believe.blogspot.com
25. Jenny www.jennyplace26.blogspot.com
26. Rochelle S. www.rochellespears.blogspot.com
27. Christy www.christysscrappin.blogspot.com (you are here)
28. Bronwyn V.
www.scrappinkitty.blogspot.com
29. Sonja www.sonjasscrapbookspot.blogspot.com
30. Barb P. www.supermamascraps.blogspot.com
31. Veronica M. www.handmadebymeras78.blogspot.com

108 comments:

  1. Love the double spread :) Great inspiration!

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  2. loving it= i'll do the hop - next time - clue me in and i'd love to join! jandjsyummycreations.blogspot.com

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  3. Amazing work Christy ! You are so talented ! Your ideas and creativity are inspirational.

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  4. Now that is one cute clown!! I'm a follower as well. Thanks!

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  5. Very cool layout! I love all your embellishments. :)

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  6. I'm a follower, Thanks for the chance to win! Love your LO, very cute clown.
    Minta
    mintab@gmail.com

    http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/
    Check out my blog if you get some time.

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  7. The clown is for sale....:-)) Kidding! Just had to leave a comment on all 31 blogs! :-) Happy hopping!

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  8. Your layouts are great!!! I am a follower now :)

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  9. Beautiful layout. You spent some time on this one!!

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  10. Awesome layout, I love all the detail you put into it. I'm following you now and would love a chance to win your blog candy. Shari (cricutrookie)

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  11. Very festive dbl page spread. Love all the paper piecing you did. Awesome!

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  12. WOw super layouts! I am so going to follow you!

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  13. Great layouts! Love the owl!!!

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  14. Wonderful layouts!! Thank you for sharing. I'm now following you! Kathy Carr kacarr61

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  15. Lovin the boney title! :) Too cute!

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  16. Girl the details are fab in these layouts! Wow I am so impressed. I also miss the kids dressing up for Halloween...mine are even older ! Mine dress up now but I don't think I should share those pictures! lol
    Great job with the projects and the post.

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  17. This is my first blog hop and I am having a great time seeing all these amazing projects. Love your blog. I am now a follower.

    Have a Happy Halloween

    Theresa
    Tshreve2@gmail.com

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  18. WOW on your layouts!! That is alot of cutting and you did a fantastic job~! I am now a follower. Thanks for the fun blog hop!

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  19. Wow, this layout is fabulous! Love the colors and what a fun design.

    Happy Halloween

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  20. I am now a follower of your great blog and look forward to seeing several more great projects from you in the future!

    http://circlebenterprises.blogspot.com/

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  21. Wow... your layouts are so detailed. Love them. Following now and look forward to seeing more of your awesome work!

    Sandy

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  22. Ty for the chance to get my hip-pity hop on. love it and im a following you.

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  23. Fantastic job on your layout! I am now a follower of your blog and thank you for the chance to win some wonderful blog candy.

    PaperDiva
    http://granddivasscrappyplace.blogspot.com/
    http://ourcolorfulcreations.blogspot.com/

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  24. Love your layout and your paper selection! Thanks for the hop and the chance at some fabulous candy! I have been a follower before today... not sure how long but I have only been following blogs for a couple of weeks. I am working on my own... very computer illiterate! Soon it will be working with actual posts and pictures. scary thing is I already have followers. Thanks for all you do!

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  25. Great layout! Your mother must of showing you every thing you know.

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  26. Awesome layout!!

    http://www.scrappininthewoods.blogspot.com/

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  27. Super cute pages!! I know how you feel when the kids get too old to dress up. I have one that hasn't dressed up since 7th grade :(
    My 17 year old son still dresses up :)
    I am a follower of your blog.

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  28. Love the LO--so cute!
    I am a follower!
    thanks for a chance at a giveaway
    kmassman gmail

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  29. Wow OH Wow. I loved your layout to start with, and then I read that you hand cut all of that paper piecing! I am in AWE!!! So great to go back in time with the kiddos isn't it? Wow, I am still amazed you did all that by hand! REALLY AWESOME STUFF!!!

    Following!!!!

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  30. OMGosh! Such talent, I love your page! TFS. I signed up to be a follower, can't wait to see more of your work.

    Melanie
    Scrappily Ever After Blog

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  31. WOW! fabulous hand work, you are very talented!
    love the layout.
    i am a new follower.

    Theresa N.

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  32. OMG! Did you say all hand cut? That is awesome!!! Great LO! I am following your blog.

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  33. I am in AWE of your cut work and paper piecing! WOW!!

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  34. Just became a follower as well!

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  35. Love your layout. Such patience to hand cut all the details. I am now a follower.

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  36. Fabulous layout! How long did that take you to complete? Worth every minute, none-the-less!

    ~Robin Redd

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  37. WOW!! Christy there is so much detail in your work!! I am very impressed!! Totally love it! I am now a "Follower"! :)

    asapr@comcast.net

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  38. I love the layout...awesome details, and the pictures are so cute! I am now a follower.

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  39. Love your pages! Great blog too!
    I am now a follower - thanks for the chance to win!

    lecantojack@gmail.com

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  40. cute layouts especially love the pumpkin one
    i am now following your blog
    carolyn h
    carolyn003@centurytel.net

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  41. Super cute layouts!!!

    www.lifeinalayout.blogspot.com

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  42. I am beyond impressed....no cricut...all hand cut and pieced!!! I'm definitely becoming a follower.

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  43. Very nice layout, Christy!! I am now one of your followers, thanks for the inspiration!!

    debpaint16@aol.com

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  44. Love the LO and all the details. Super cute. I am also a follower!

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  45. I love all of the projects, but I am especially happy to see your awesome layout! TFS

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  46. Wow, you are so clever to do all that cutting by hand!

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  47. WOW, WOW, WOW......this is sooo awesome, just fabulous and made even better by the fact you hand cut it all. Definately becoming a follower.

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  48. I love your piecing. I became a follower!
    dreamsandmemories@yahoo.com

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  49. Love all the details on your page. (I'm a follower)

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  50. Wow Christy - a fellow "cricut-less scrapper"! We are few and far between! Just shows what wonderful work you can do with a good pair of scissors and an Exacto knife!! Such an inspiration. Definitely bacame a follower! Love those costumes too! sandjonriver@windstream.net
    Awesome awesome!!

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  51. wow, love all that hand pp I am just in awe. You have really outdone yourself

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  52. forgot to mention I am a follower

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  53. LOE your projects!
    I'm a follower

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  54. Wow!! Your layout is awesome. I am a a followers and will be back to see more of your work.

    Kathy
    Katsews at gmail dot com

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  55. Love the layout! I do old school cutting, too, even with my Cricut available. Good for you!

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  56. wonderful layout. thanks for the chance to win & sharing your work

    lynn.j.anderson@gmail.com

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  57. What an amaxing layout. I am very impressed with your tree, owl and web. I do not think I could ever do that. It is so cool

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  58. Holy cow!!!! You cut all that by hand!!! That is amazing!!! Beautiful work!!! Happily following you!
    Thanks for the chance at the rak!

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  59. Fabulous pages - I love all the details!

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  60. Christy...I love this page. You did an awesome job with this. Thank you for checking out the blog hop that I'm in this weekend. I'm now following you too!

    GREAT JOB!

    Julie
    Cricut Chick
    www.cricutchick.com
    cricutchick@rocketmail(dot)com

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  61. Hi Christie, thanks for the comment and for guiding me here. I was a follower but when I came here I had to sign in. It is funny that way sometimes.
    I love your layout and those letter for Halloween are great!

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  62. Thanks for the heads up on my blog! I'm a follower now! Great layouts :)

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  63. Wow, these pages are amazing!!! Love all the details you've added.

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  64. enjoying this bloghop!
    Wow! awesome hand cutting! Your los are so festive!! I love finding new blogs to follow.
    You are now on my list!
    jpen56 at hotmail dot com

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  65. OMGosh...All by hand!!! Fantastic Job. Love your LO's. I'm a follower.

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  66. Cute layouts. I am a follower.

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  67. already a follower. love your work. xoxo cake35@comcast.net

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  68. I too have grown kids(22 & 15) but with teaching preschoolers I still get to join in on the fun! Thanks for sharing your cute layout & the blog candy for some lucky duck!

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  69. I forgot to tell you great job on cutting! ;-)

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  70. there is a problem w/ following- I couldn't follow- but wanted too!

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  71. Kathy.....sometimes I have that problem with pages too! I close them and reopen them...give that a try! :-))

    Christy

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  72. HOLY SMOKES!!! GIRL...THIS IS FABULOUS!!! great job and thanks for letting us peak in to your family!!
    msperry1008@yahoo.com

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  73. OMG all the hand cut pp is fabulous!..great lo's!

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  74. great layouts, too bad they grow up so fast

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  75. Hey Christy~
    Again.. you have done amazing work! I love how you do this by hand.. I am already a follower, and check back all the time to see your amazing projects (promise I'm not a stalker)LOL!!!
    Bonnie C
    http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
    a_scrap_above(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  76. No Cricut! *gasp*

    You did a fabulous job! I love the pumpkins.

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  77. You have got to do some videos on your projets. I subscribe to a lot of blogs but you are by far the most creative. I love your work. I can't imagine what you would design if you had a Cricut! I am a follower and thanks for a chance to win.

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  78. Great Lo!! and it is sad they grow out of dressing up for halloween. I am a follower. Whew..I'm getting tired of hopping...such fun though and so many great ideas!

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  79. Excellent, Christy!!

    following . . . :)
    trishatoo at hotmail dot com

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  80. Awesome layout!!! Lots of detail :)

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  81. What a cute layout! TFS!!
    qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

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  82. Great layouts -- so cute!!!!!

    I'm a new follower too :)

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  83. awesome projects.... this blog hop has been fun this is my first..

    i have also become a follower

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  84. Your hand-cut paper piecings are fabulous - great page!

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  85. Wow! You don't even NEED a Cricut - you are clearly a fiend with a pair of scissors!!! Love your LO, I'm your latest follower - thanks for the chance to win!

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  86. Amazing layouts!! I can't believe you cut all that out by hand! The patience you must have!!

    I'm now a happy follower!!

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  87. Super cute layout - and, I'm a follower =)

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  88. SO impressed with your cutting!! Great layout!! And I'm following you! :)

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  89. cute layouts.!! :). i am a proud follower.

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  90. very nice! Love your layout! Love all the detail and colors!
    daladypej@gmail.com

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  91. paper piecing is always rewarding, great job on your layout.
    ava
    cottagerca
    following

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  92. Christy thank you for becoming my follower, I am now your follower...lol Wow I love paper piecing this is amazing work you do!!!!I've tried it here and there but your work is just stunning!
    Thank you so much for telling me about this blog hop.
    Quilled Hugs,
    Linda K.

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  93. I am a follower and I love your project!

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  94. Awesome! I can't imagine all the time and steady hands that went in creating those pages.

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