Monday, March 29, 2010

Paisley...Purse cut challenge and blog hop

Welcome to the BBTB2 and our weekly challenge !!!! I am Lori, and I have the great honor of being your hostess this week ! I selected the Paisley cartridge for our challenge, and asked the Design Team to use any of the three purses as their cut. I selected the 'envelope purse' and used design studio to make it into a purse with a flap and a bottom. The top of the purse opens up to reveal the inside which has a 'fold out' which you can put your pictures on. I thought this would make a great little album cover and so cute and girly. I also decided to cut some shapes from Paisley to make little 'charms' for the purse strap. I cut these out of Shrinky Dink material, colored with permanent marker, punched a hole in them and then shrunk them in the oven ! This was SOOOOO much fun, I see lots of home-made charms adorning many of my upcoming projects !

Thank you again to our Guest Designer, Alicia Giess. She does such beautiful work. Be sure to check her gallery here.


Jeri Thomas - Paisley purse

Melissa Kirwin - Purse gift bag


Enfys Cashmore - Beaded Birthday





Lori Warner




Penny Shuberg


Alicia Giess - Guest Designer



Busy as a bee~~~~Krista Norman



Susan Edwards - Cherry Pickin'


Donna Mundinger - Shopping Notes





*Smile*

Carla Peicheff~

Carole Lowe Beath - Essentials



I love Retail Therapy by Marina Vazquez






Here is the list of the Blog Hop participants:

Lori
Donna
Carole
Susan
Krista
Jeri
Marina
Penny
Carla

Please visit each designer and leave your name for a drawing of Blog Candy.

When you're done, make sure you make it back here and leave a comment. Remember that SEI paper pack and Sweethearts cart we gave away last month? Well, the winner never claimed her prize. We're going to offer it back up again today. Please leave a comment here and if you're not already, sign up to be a follower. We're changing the rules up a little bit this time...please claim your prize within 2 weeks or we'll have to give it away to someone else. Wah! Thanks again to Everyday Cricut for the donation of this great prize package!!

Please feel free to play along. If you don't have this particular cart, please feel free to use a purse from any cart. Link us up using McKlinky.

Thanks so much for your support!! We love looking at your creations.

BTW, what are the newest Cricut carts you have purchased and/or pre-ordered. There are so many now! I don't know what to buy first. Tell us what you're buying so we can do challenges with those.











78 comments:

  1. Love blog hops and what a wonderful grand prize! Off to hop!

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  2. Such cute ideas, loved all the purses. I just got the Once Upon a Princess which I am going to use for my DD's bday party. I will be making the invitations, decorations, favor bags and maybe a game or two.

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  3. I'm going to try to find some time to play along as I just got this cart. I made two cards this weekend, but not with the purses yet and I really want to. A few hops weren't up yet, so I'll try to get back to that tonight to see them.

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  4. I have never played along but I love the purse I dont have the cartridge but I have some purse templates. Thank you for the chance to win this amazing prize.

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  5. I may need to ask for that cartridge for my birthday...so cute!

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  6. Wow, I can't imagine not claiming that prize! The DT did another awesome job making me want more carts! Thanks for sharing, ~Diane

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  7. Wow this is a great page and great projects and prizes. Thanks

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  8. very cute! that was a fun hop, too.

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  9. Love the purses!!! How could somebody NOT claim the prize? I'll gladly take it!! Thanks for the chance!

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  10. These creation are just to cute and some are over the top.....thank you so much and.....I would so love to win your candy

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  11. Love the purses! I don't have that cart, but I'm going to look through the one's I do have and see if I can find any purse on those

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  12. I do love the purses! I think I have a new must have cartridge.

    nancyiaggi@yahoo.com

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  13. Forgot to answer the question!
    The newest carts I have are Mother's Day, Superman, Tie the Knot, and Old West, but I definitely have my eye on Just Because Cards.

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  14. Wow, what are great blog hop and prize!! I just loved all the purse creations.. They all are making me want to buy that cart now ;0)

    Amanda:0)

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  15. I want to win. I think all the purses are soooo cute. thanks it is a great blog hop. I just have to see who is first and go back and leave comments.

    thanks
    dawn :)

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  16. I just got Pagoda. There are so MANY new cute cartridges that I can't possibly get all I want. Shame on PC for tempting us with so.
    mdot kdot schmidt athotmail dotcom

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  17. Love all the clever ideas with the purses they're absolutely darling. I've never used any purse cuts yet but you've given me lots of inspiration TFS and the chance for blog candy.

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  18. I also forgot to say I love the creative criters but have not been able to order any of the newer carts as of yet but definitely plan on as soon as financially able.

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  19. Went to each blog - signed up to follow most - and loved everything I saw! Blog hops are wonderful.
    Candice J

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  20. The DT rocked out some adorable cards this week! My newest carts are Once Upon A Princess and Tie The Knot.

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  21. I ordered 4 of the newer cartridges this morning, can't wait. Love the purses.

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  22. these area adorable! I haven't purchased a Cricut cart since last summer (!!). I was going a bit overboard and thought I would take a break, but I haven't had the carts for the previous challenges, so I guess I might need to go shopping again.... bwahahaaaa!

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  23. I would love to win this cart.

    plweir@satx.rr.com

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  24. All the purses are so creative and unique! It makes me want the Paisley cart all the more but I'll happily take the Sweethearts one :-) Lori B

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  25. I don't have Paisley but I'll be using a purse from a diff cart! thanks! would love to also win the prize pack!

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  26. Just finished the blog hop and comments - I think I was already following most blogs. Thanks for an awesome hop on our dreary rainy Monday night here where I live

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  27. I was on Enfys site and kept hearing about BBTB2 and finally went here. I really, really like this site. Enfys made me a follower!

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  28. oh my, everything is FABULOUS...love the projects

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  29. What a great blog hop! I've visited them all and all the projects are great. Shari (cricutrookie)

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  30. Such cute purses! I didn't think I needed the Paisley cartridge, but you have changed my mind. Thanks for allowing us to particate with different cartridges if we don't have the one for the weekly challenge.

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  31. The projects are so nice! Thanks for the great challenges!

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  32. I always look forward to a new week with this site...it's inspiring to see what is being featured for the week! I don't have Paisley, but I have a ton of cartridges and with my cool Gypsy, I'll know exactly what options I have! I think I have several cartridges with purses for accessories! I can't wait to get my hands on: Nursery Rhymes! Thanks for what you do! Trudi

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  33. ABSOLUTELY beautiful projects this week ladies!! Thanks for the chance to win and another FAB hop!! ;) *Hugs*

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  34. Love all the beautiful projects! Thanks for the great hop!!! Looking forward to see if I win!!!

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  35. I loved all the projects...awesome stuff.

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  36. I have Just Because Cards on pre-order and can't WAIT to get it!! The cartridges just keep getting better...!

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  37. What cute purses! And what great prizes! Thanks!

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  38. This is one of the carts I would like to purchase. Other carts are the Just Because and Give a Hoot. I don't remember when I found the original BBTB blog, but I am so HAPPY I did. Thank you for the opportunity of winning.

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  39. My tight budget only allows for me to get a very select few each year, but I try to work on getting the older carts as well as new, like I'm trying to get Mickey & Friends (I have the font cart) & I just got From My Kitchen. I love the Nursery Rhyme & well, just about all the newly announced carts.

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  40. Love the purses. I got Forever Young, Sentimentals, Once Upon A Princess. Just ordered Create A Critter and pre~ordered Give A Hoot. There seems to be a delay with receiving that one. Never did any of the challenges, but think I will try one.

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  41. Such wonderful ideas. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win.

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  42. Yay! I love prizes! I signed up to be a follower. :)

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  43. Gotta LOVE all these darling purses ! It makes me want to go out and buy one !!! LOL
    Thanks ladies for doing such a great job with this cut !!!! HUGS !

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  44. I'll claim a prize! As always, I love the ideas. You all do such a great job!

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  45. I thoroughly enjoyed this blog hop. All of the projects are gorgeous...very talented designers. Thanks to all of the ladies and thanks for the giveaways.
    Veronica
    vballen@comcast.net

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  46. I love all the purses!! I just ordered 5 cartridges: Wildcard, Easter, Stamping Solutions, Give a Hoot and Just Because Cards. I can't wait to get them all!!

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  47. i've never seen so many cute purses.

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  48. Thanks for the chance to win this cute prize, I am off to make a purse now with the Paisley cart

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  49. the purses are cute! I'd love to win the prize! Thanks for the chance.

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  50. Thanks for the opportunity to win the prize. I bought my cricut on black friday and just opened it up last month. I'm loving it so far!

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  51. I would love to win this!! Thanks for the opportunity! I would enter the new challenge but currently I have a broken camera so my hobby is on hold :(

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  52. I would love to win this fabulous prize. I am such a scrapaholic.

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  53. What more could a gal ask for with Happy mail!!! Would love to win. Thanks for the chance and enjoyed checking out everyone's creations! Cheers. Sheri L

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  54. This was the first blog hop I took! What a great journey it was! Sonmuch fun tinder everyones creations!

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  55. I'd love to win the prize. That is one cart I do not own. I love this blog! I just got the Create a Critter and Robotz carts.

    craftyraccooneyes at gmail dot com

    Karla O.

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  56. I just love seeing everyone's creations. Such great purses. I love each and every one. TFS

    neesey2008@gmail.com

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  57. I am really excited about this giveaway! I have ordered so many cartridges this month...I am in trouble with my DH! The purses are so cute! It is amazing to see what everyone can do with this cartridge!

    sheree.burress@gmail.com

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  58. LOVE all the gorgeous projects and what an awesome prize :) Happy Easter!!

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  59. Love all the purses, such great inspriation!!!

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  60. too cute! thanks for all the wonderful inspiration... and motivation!!!!

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  61. What adorable bags, and all of the talent that went into them. Really cute.
    Also thanks for the opportunity to win a cart! Your always thinking of your followers :) Thanks.
    Have a great Easter weekend too :) bok! bok! lol
    Gina
    raegina at gmail dot com

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  62. All of the purses are super cute!! Such talent!! What a great giveaway as well. Thanks for sharing!!

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  63. I love all the purses. Great designs, ladies. And, thank you for sharing.

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  64. Love the blog hops. You get to see so much talent.

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  65. Such adorable purses! Love looking at all the talented ladies on here!

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  66. So many ways to use a purse! I love the one turned into a book! And about what new cartridges we're getting, I just got the Just Because Cards, and Tinkerbell carts. I could see Just Because being used for cards (of course), but also for layouts 'cause it has some really cute titles. Would love to see this one in a challenge! And thanks for the contest!

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  67. Love all of those purses girls! Makes me want to go shopping. Great blog hop... I'm pooped!

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  68. Love all of the purses and what a fun blog hop--

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  69. Wow!! You guys are all so super talented!! I am glad I stumbled onto this blog. I will be returning OFTEN to see what you are up to!! Can't wait to find some time to scraplift all the beautiful ideas. Thanks for the inspiration!!!!

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  70. hope i am not too late to join in on the hop...

    chriswooten57
    mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com

    great projects. off hopping

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  71. Beautiful purses. Such creativity you all have. Thanks for sharing.
    stanner58@yahoo.com

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  72. I would love to win this prize i would faint. The purses are on my wish list, being i just started out i am slowly adding to my supplies its just so much fun and i love seeing all your work its inspiring to me

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  73. Sweet purses! All this talent in one place!Thank-you Ladies! Lynn
    lynnrenee2@yahoo.com

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  74. I love the purses!! I may have to get this cartridge just for the purses. Thanks for sharing all the cute ideas!

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  75. Awesome.....I would really love to win this cart......because these are just to cute....thanks for chance....

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  76. I just got my Cricut last week, and I'm so eager to learn more. This site/blog is soooo cool. Thanks everyone for your great ideas!

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  77. i have not had my cricut very long, still learning, but i must have that cartridge, too cute. thanks for sharing. mona in ga

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