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Monday, June 27, 2011

Zoe's " Friendship" Blog Hop

(If you are here for the LULP, please click HERE :D)

Welcome to
Zoe's "Friendship" Blog Hop
you are in store for a lot of great projects, prizes and fun!
If you have come from Alina's page 
you are in the right place! 
If you have gotten to my page
and would like to start at the beginning of the blog hop,
please start with our lovely hostess Zoe
so that you can join in on ALL of the fun!

Well for starters-I am SOOOO excited! I have been asked (along with 15 wonderfully talented ladies) to join Zoe's "Friendship" blog hop! This is my first blog hop so I am excited and a bit nervous :) If you are not familiar with a blog hop and how it works, here is some info to get you
on your way to join in on the fun:

You start at the first blog (click on Zoe's listed above)  looking at the amazing friendship project(s) on her blog. You then click on the follow button (whichever platform suits you best or ALL OF THEM!) so that you are able to continue to check out her wonderful projects in the future.  Next, please comment on the projects because we all LOVE feedback! You will then
go to the next in line doing the same and repeat-
That's it! If you aren't sure where you are or where you need to be, I have a list below with all of our participants to help you out :)
                                                                                                                   The BEST PART is you can win a prize just for leaving comments and following my blog right in the comfort of your own home and chair! 

Now I know I love to win prizes so of course I LOVE GIVING AWAY PRIZES and one lucky blog candy winner will win the really cute acrylic stamp set "Little Star" pictured below from FANCY PANTS!

This is a close up of the images

Now, to win you need to be a follower of my blog and comment on my project-THAT'S IT! The blog candy winner will be announced on Tuesday by 10:00 AM 
Pacific Time :) Good luck everyone! 
I am going to have one of my sons pick a number (between 1 and the total number of people 
that left a comment by 11:59 PM 6/27) 
and that will decide the winner! 
That way my boys get to be included in the fun!
Now, more fun - my project! The theme is friendship so I created a card using bright colors because they make me smile just like my friends! I used two Technique Tuesday stamp sets for my card. I used "All About Me" (friends) & "Loving Words" by Ali Edwards (thank you & for being in my life.) I used Bo Bunny 
paper the Popsicle Collection,) red paper (my stash,) 
yellow pom-pon ribbon (Michael's,) orange rhinestone 
bling (Queen & Co.,) Stampin' Up! Bigz Sizzix die
"Top Note," Versamark Ink (Tsukineko,) Stampin' Up! 
ticket corner punch, Creative memories corner
rounder punch, white glaze pen (Sakura,) 
Zing blue glitter finish embossing powder, my heat
gun, Beacon 3 in 1 glue and red wire (26 gauge.)

I die cut the blue paper with the top note die and used the white glaze pen to highlight the perforation border around the die cut. I cut a piece of Bo Bunny paper, stamped the sentiments on it with Versamark.  I then used the blue Zing glitter embossing powder, shook off the excess and heat embossed it. I used my ticket punch on the right two corners of the sentiments paper. I cut a piece of red paper, mounted the sentiments piece of paper to it and used my corner rounder on the left two corners and my ticket punch on the right two corners of the red paper. I glued the yellow pom-pon ribbon and affixed the orange rhinestones to the paper. I used the red wire and molded a heart to fit around part of my sentiment. I used a small amount of Beacon 3-in-1 glue (I bought it at the Scrapbook Expo but I think Walmart carries it) and attached the wire heart to the yellow pom-pon ribbon... and there you have it :)

Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my project. I really appreciate it! Don't forget to follow and leave a comment so that you can be eligible for the blog candy stamps from Fancy Pants!

Now onto some more amazing talent - Jenny ! I wonder what wonderful project(s) she has for you today!
Be sure to leave her some love <3

If I am fortunate enough to have had you get here by accident, please check out all of our AMAZING ladies projects at the blogs below :) Have a wonderful day and may today and every day take you on
  A CREATIVE JOURNEY (Melissa Langford Mueller) :)

Host- Zoe Crafty X - You should have started here :) 
  1. Kari Sanchez -
  2. Nancy Morin -
  3. Erin Nagy -
  4. Linn Thompson Cloninger -
  5. Gina Torres -
  6. Gill McCall -  
  7. Jackie-
  8. Freda Thomas -
  9. Cherie Pemberton -
  10. Jamie Lindstrom (Scrapbookingprincesjamie)-
  11. Monica Edwards (scrap2treasure) -
  12. Alina Coronado (Addicted to Scrapping) -  YOU CAME FROM HERE
  13. Melissa Langford Mueller (A Creative Journey) -   **YOU ARE HERE**
  14. Jenny - IS YOUR NEXT STOP
  15. Rhonda -


MyCuriousCrafts said...

Hi Melissa,
You are so super your card creation. You did an absoultely FAB job with your first blog hop. I am already a very delighted follower of yours. Hugs, ~Shen

Crafty X said...

Melissa, wow I really like the card. Love the cute yellow trim you used too. I can't believe it's your first blog hop, it seems you have lots of expirence :) Lovely Blog too. Thanks for participating.


Addicted Scrapper said...

Great job on your first hop!!!! Love your card!!!!

Jackie said...

Very cute you did a great job on this. TFS. glad to be in this hop with you, became a new follower also :)

LinnsScrapShack said...

Love the different shapes you used and corner punches...and welcome to the world of being "hopped to" and not a hopper this So glad to be in the Hop with you.

Cherie said...

I love the card!!! The ribbon with the danglings is cute it caught my eye first thing!!! TFS! Glad to be in the hop with you!


rakiya32 said...

I am a new follower! You did a wonderful job!,,,,,,,,,,,,

bluecrayons said...

your card RAWKS. i love it. says so much with so little words.

thanks for sharing

mjblahnik56 said...

Love your bright colors for your card. I am a new follower. TFS.

Theresa said...

So glad you did the hop!!! I love the yellow ribbon embellishment on the card, such a cute and funky touch. Very pretty!

Pocono Pam said...

Looove, love, love thecolors you used on your card! Awesome job for your 1st hop! Thanks for the chance to win the great give-away! I make a lot of baby books and the stamps are sooooooo cute!

WAM Family said...

Such a fun and bright card!!! Love it! TFS

Sarah said...

Love your card it's so creative. The wire heart is very cool. I'm a new follower!


Percilla G said...

Cute card
Love the sentiment and the Pom pom ribbon
I am now a follower and look forward to returning and seeing what you have created

B. Nguyen said...

I love this card! So creative!!
I have never used poms on my card but I will have to try it out! So darn cute! TFS!

Lindsey said...

That blue really makes the card pop. Great job!

Cathy said...

great job on your card..I am your new follower #75. Anxious to see what else you will have to showcase.
Great idea with the pompoms.
mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

Karen Bahit said...

First, Melissa... You did a FANTASTIC job on your blog today...You seemed very comfortable in explaining everything very thoroughly, and second, I love your card!!! That is such a cute idea to use a ticket on the front of the card!! and I so LOVE blings!! God Bless you and the boys... :).

Jamie said...

Love your card! I'm a new follower.


Gill McCall said...

what a fabby project for this hop

Sandy S. said...

Super cute.... love all the colors. Following your blog now and look forward to seeing more of your creations!