Friday, April 5, 2013

Kiwi Lane Designs Blog Hop!!!

Hey ladies.  Here is a new shiny Blog Hop graphic that you can use on  your blog posting if you wish.  :)
Woop Woop!!! So excited to be a part of this months Kiwi Lane Designs Blog Hop!
Not only do I get to work with their FABULOUS product...I get to keep it!  :) Which is a good thing since I got GLUE all over it! Yep, the old fashioned Elmers kind!
~ lovin' my new SHADES ~
 I received the Chestnut Drive designer templates for my project. After playing around with them for a few days I realized they looked EXACTLY like fingernail tips with an AWESOME mani! So I traced and cut my border strips, then slid the KLD template down half an inch and painted the tip with Elmers. After sprinkling liberally with glitter I left my border strips to dry. Here comes the best part...I threw my templates right in the kitchen sink and added a squirt of dishsoap, to clean them off! {We ain't too proud, folks.}
Here are the templates I received:
Chestnut Drive
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Sadly, the photo just doesn't show my pretty fingernails well enough. I'll have to give you another peek:
But enough about me..what about you? Did you know that a random winner from ONE of the 10 blogs (including the Kiwi Lane blog), will be given a $25 gift certificate to the Kiwi Lane Shop, for leaving a comment. That's right, start commenting! Here's the order of the blog hop:
1. Kiwi Lane http://kiwilane.com/here/blog/
2. Katrina Hunt http://paperscissorsandglue.blogspot.com/
3.  (You are here) Charity Becker http://menemenetekeluniversity.blogspot.com/
4. Jen Collins http://jande14.blogspot.com/
5. Marisa Torp http://mojoandmore.blogspot.com
6. Staci Jones http://www.scrapbookingischeaperthantherapy.blogspot.com/
7. Stephanie Umpleby http://sucw.blogspot.com
8. Stephanie Dang http://www.paperandi.blogspot.com
9. Roselyn Riley http://prettylittlepackages.blogspot.com
10. Charissa Miller http://akihasmommascraps.com

Supplies:
Paper:MME, DCWV, We R Memory Keepers
Stickles and Ink:Ranger
Brads:Recollections
Alpha:Jillibean Soup and Making Memories
Glitter:Martha Stewart
Punch:Kreaxions

KLD Templates:Chestnut Drive 3A and 3B; Shapes 2
Sketch:Amber 3
Kerys Sharrock for Scrapbook Steals
Scrapbooking inspiration sketch challenge using Lifestyle Crafts Border dies 
I'd love to have you join my blog. I'll be giving away 4 colors of Petaloo flower trim when I reach 150 followers. As you can see that number isn't far away!
 
~charity~



46 comments:

  1. the edge of glitter on the paper really makes the shapes stand out...why do I feel like doing my nails all of a sudden? ;)

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  2. Love the hexagons and love the green sparklies!

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  3. lovely nails:) great layout... thank you for the giveaway...

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  4. Great nails, where did you get that glitter for the tips? I need to buy some of that...lol...now back to the cute page, I LOVE those borders and you did an amazing job with your page. Fun that you got it to look like your nails. Nicely done.

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  5. WHat a fun layout. I like those glitter edges

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  6. I love how you glittered the edges. Thanks for the tip on how to do it. Did not even think about throwing the templates in the sink and washing them. I've just been anal about keeping them from getting dirty.

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  7. Great use of glitter! I'm glad to know the templates clean up well with soap and water.

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  8. Like the glitter edges! Cool idea!

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  9. The green glitter edge is amazing!! Love your layout!

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  10. Love the glitter on this Charity! What a fun layout.

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  11. Love the idea and LOVE your nails too!!

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  12. Cute as a button OR in this case a fingernail. Very cute. Love the glitter idea.

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  13. what a fun topic to scrapbook! love me some stickles!!

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  14. what a great idea. I also love that they can be washed

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  15. I love how they are washable as well. I get a little crazy with my chalk/inks.

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  16. What a great observation. I love how easily the templates can be cleaned -- On to the next project!!

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  17. Such a cute layout!!! I like the washable aspect of these plates.

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  18. Very creative use of the Chestnut Drive templates, you made them sparkle! Thanks for sharing!

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  19. Like the glitter on the templates!

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  20. I never would have thought of doing that with my templates! What a great way to get glitter along the edge! And now that I know they are washable... Thanks for the revelation!

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  21. very cute, love all the sparkles!

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  22. Very cute layout...great way to align your glitter.. Love your nails too.

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  23. Cute. Thanks for the tip about washing the templates!

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  24. Fun page! Love the pics. Thanks for sharing the clean up tip too.

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  25. I could see a lot of uses for these templates! Fun nails!

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  26. Cute layout, love the glitter.

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  27. A very creative way to use the templates. Fun!

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  28. Love how you used the templates...looks so cute!

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  29. those templates are so unique, love your work

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  30. Love the layout. Nice use of the templates

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  31. BRILLIANT!! Love the mani and the idea of using the templates really is super! I'm seriously dreaming about them and can't wait until Scrapbook Expo to get some!
    Thanks for sharing..
    Creative Wishes
    Claire S
    www.scrapmyway.blogspot.com

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  32. Pam Wesson: I love the way you used the glitter on the edges to define the shape....cute idea!

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  33. The glitter is great on the templates.

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  34. Love the glitter. Blue would look like waves.

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  35. Great idea! Definitely filing that away for future use!

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  36. Great layout lady!!! And you are brave!! I don't even wear nail polish that often!! hugs, Katrina

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  37. Great creative way of using the layouts! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  38. hexagons and waves with added sparkle is great..

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