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Sunday, November 13, 2011

Nicole's Fierce, Fabulous and Forty Blog Hop

Welcome all to Nicole's FIERCE, FABULOUS AND FORTY Blog Hop. There are so many talented ladies joining the party. The wonderful women in this hop were asked to make anything related to the theme - cards, banners, scrap layouts, posters, bulletin boards, magnets, crafty knick-knacks, bookmarks, home decor and accents and so on and so on <G>.

Now let's get on with the festivities! If you came from Ashley then you are on the right track. If you want to start from the beginning, please hop on over to Nicole's Blog (http://crashingcreatively.blogspot.com/). Here is the complete hopping list just in case you get lost:

13. Lisa Marie: http://craftylam.blogspot.com

Now for my project, I had made a little photo book for Nicole to either put pictures of her and her family or her craft projects.


  • I folded 12 x 12 pieces of paper in half with gluing the outside side together with punching holes on the other side
  • I used my Make the Cut for the "& 40" and "Happy Birthday" in black paper using the font "vijaya"
  • The prismatic crown was cut using the Summer in Paris Cricut cartridge - hadn't used this cartridge before and now is one of my favs!
  • Using the Forever Young Cricut cartridge, I cut the "fierce", "fabulous", "creative", and "designer" also using my black paper cut at various sizes
  • Also, using the Forever Young Cricut cartridge, I cut the mannequins out of hologram paper in the pink with the mannequins being cut 4.5 inches tall.
  • Binder rings were used to hold the pages together with various ribbons tied onto the binder rings.
Nicole, hope you enjoy your birthday book as it will be coming in the mail!

Now, I do have some blog candy for your pleasure - I have 3 sheets of hologram paper in red, turquoise, and purple which is fantastic to use as it not only shiney but has a paper adhesive on the back to remove to stick on your projects. This paper is 8.5 x 11-inches!!!! I loved to use this paper and hope you liked it along with Nicole!!! I'm looking forward to making Christmas ornaments using this paper as it comes in a multitude of colors along with designs and cuts easily on the Cricut using the medium setting. All you need to do to be the lucky candy winner is to be sure to leave you name, would love for you to become one of my followers, and would need to know a way to get in touch with you.....

Now your next stop on this hop is the fabulously creative Lynda!!! Happy hopping!

Thanks for stopping and hoped your enjoyed my project!

God Bless
Hugs and Love,


  1. Great job, love the photo book. Lots of room and colorful!

    Love blog hopping, new talent and new blogs to find and follow.

  2. Good morning dear. I love this photo book at and your prismatic paper. It's so 70's but so cool at the same time. Pat yourself on the back for this project. Jearise in Lorby's World at jearise at gmail . com

  3. This is so funky!! I love it!! Thank you for sharing and for giving the directions!!

  4. She is going to love this. It is totally 40-fantastic. TFS and for the chance to win some of that funky hologram paper.
    TTFN from a new follower. dpookybear at yahoo dot com

  5. Cute! Love the paper!


  6. Cute book - she'll love it ! The link to follow wouldn't work :(
    Thanks for sharing


  7. Great project. Love the hologram paper too. Nicole will love her book. TFS and I am a new follower.
    debbie_craine at hot mail dot com

  8. How cool is this! She is going to love it. Fun idea with the holographic paper.

    Smiles Sher

  9. Cute !! Cute !! Love it.. Thanks for sharing and I'm a new follower now..

  10. Love your photo book,,, very cute.. love your giveaway ... i am a follower :) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

  11. Nicole is going to Love this! I Love It to. Thanks for Sharing! :0)
    cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

  12. Great album!!! I love the paper! SOoooo cool,I am a follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

  13. Great book, that paper would be so much fun to work with.

  14. Lynne,
    What a lovely book for Nicole! I am sure she will adore it!

    Barbara B.

  15. That is a great book Lynne! Awesome job!


  16. This is really super cute. I love the forever young cart. Great colors and papers. Nice being in the hop with you.

  17. This book is just so wonderful! It brought me to tears as these are all the things and more that Nicole is. Thanks for hopping along with me.

    Happy Scrappin'

    Sue B

  18. WOWZERS!!! Love your book. Great job my dear. The paper is a cool addition. TFS! Scrappy hugs to you!


  19. LOVE your book, that paper is too neat!!! tfs :-)

    -Sam :-)
    SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com


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