June 22, 2012

Hot Fun in the Summer Time!



This weekend marks the official start of summer--days filled with a little travel, fun, and relaxation with family and friends! So to celebrate, I, along with some talented crafters, have teamed up to share projects that display summer fun! Of course, a blog hop isn't complete without blog candy! There will be giveaways on various blogs throughout the hop! Plus there will be a SOC blog hop gift awaiting one visitor!! To be eligible for that prize, you must comment on all the blogs by Mon, June 25 at 11pm EST. From all who are eligible, one lucky reader will be randomly drawn. The winner will be posted on all the participating blogs on Wed, June 27.

Now if you started at this blog, I am the last blogger on the hop list! However, you can find Tina's blog here to get this summer blog party started from the beginning! But if you're dropping by from Princess' blog, you're in the right place. Today I want to share my Summer 2012 accordion book!

Patterned Paper and Embellishments: MAMBI
Dies: Quickutz Blossom Mini, Rockstar Fonts

Behind the Scenes: Summer isn't my favorite season--the summers get really hot and humid here in the south. However, with all of the fun events and everyday stuff that comes along with summer, I have embraced it and now really look forward to it! The hubby and I don't travel much, so I opted to create a small album to capture a sampling of our big and little summer memories. Here's some pics of the interior and back cover:

Side One:

Side Two:

Back Cover:
Sticker: Little Yellow Bicycle
I mounted stickers on pop dots to embellish the book. Also, I slipped a thin piece of cardboard between the album cover and the album front to prevent the ribbon from tearing the front cover--I think it helps with the stability too! I'm keeping the design simple for now, and plan to use small pics, like I did on this project. I'm looking forward to adding pictures to this little album over the summer! I hope that you'll come back to visit to see the completed project! But for now, you have a chance to win a paper pack with some of the papers and embellies featured in my album, along with a pack of Little Yellow Bicycle Cardstock Stickers! There are 68 sentiments in that set! All you have to do is leave a comment below telling me what you love most about summer! Or if you just want to leave comments about anything you've seen in this post, that's cool too! (Only comments on this post will be eligible for this prize.)


Also, there is a blog hop gift for one lucky reader! The rules for that contest is posted at the top of this post, so be sure to check that out! Meanwhile, here's a pic:


I'm sure you're ready to get your blog hop on, and check out more creations and more opportunities to win blog candy!! So here's the list for all the blogs:

Cheryl http://onecraftyncpeach.blogspot.com <--You are here


So if this is your last stop, thanks for joining us for SOC's Hot Fun in the Summer Time blog hop! But don't make that run to the beach just yet...come back by this weekend, as some of the crafters will have more projects, and more fun to share! Blog candy winners will be posted on Wednesday, so come back to see if you've won, okay?
Have a great summer!...And That's All She Wrote!

33 comments:

  1. This is a cute album! The colors look great together.

    Ah! Word verification! ;D

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  2. I love this mini will have to give it a try

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  3. Such a cute mini!! I may have to try this one. Love the colors you used. I like summertime because I don't have to wear a coat and my commute to work is more bearable. :-) I know that's a kinda different reason for liking summer but with all of the kids out of school and their parents off the road, my commute goes from an hour and 15 minutes to 30-45 minutes.

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  4. All I can say is WOW you have done it again! What a cute mini.......love all your colors! TFS

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  5. Your accordion book is an awesome idea to get a variety of summer pictures together!

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  6. Love the album! I soo need to get back to making mini albums as I have WAY to may pictures to scrapbook.

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  7. the accordion book style is nice. Very nice as a gift. too. Good Job sister.

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  8. Cool idea! you really used the stickers well.

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  9. What a fun accordian album! It's perfect for those summer memories!

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  10. I love the hot weather. Sunshine give me joy and memories of watermelon, ices, ice-cream, beaches, pools etc. I will take summer over any other season.

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  11. Very nice album! Girl I am about to not like summer too...too HOT (LOL). TFS.

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  12. Very nice. I am originally from up North (Ohio by way of Indiana), so summer there is a lot different than summer here in Georgia. But I still love summer cause I love to feel a warm breeze blow across my skin. Also it is a lot easier for me to cool down than it is for me to warm up once I get cold.

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  13. I really like this. Love it, you can add so much to it.Gigi

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  14. What I like most about summer? Not much - can't take the heat. Do like the longer days though and I really do like your fold out album. Too cute

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  15. Very cute album. I do not like summer here in AZ---tooo HOT. However I do like the longer days

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  16. Great project. TFS. I love the beautiful blooms in the summer time; and trips to the beach, when we can squeeze them in. I think what I love most is my kids' excitement about all the fun activities of summer camp.

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  17. Cute album! I love the summer blooms and bright vibrant colors. But what I think I love most is my kids' excitement about the summer - no school and summer camp fun!

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  18. Thanks for sharing your colorful accordian album! It's so fun looking! I look forward to time just spent at home scrapbooking and enjoying movies!

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  19. I have yet to try an accordion album but your is beautiful

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  20. This is a fantastic album! I need to do this for my niece's daughter who turns 2 soon, she would love it, thanks for sharing it! Love Penny

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  21. your album is great! thanks for the chance at the blog candy! this was a greta hop. xo

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  22. Oh, I just love this album! What a great way to save summer memories. TFS

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  23. I love this album (you had me at the cover!!) to either capture a lot of activities or just the highlights. What I love most about summer is the easy-going feeling. Once my DD is out of school, we can just hang out and chill and do fun things (and no activities, no homework)!!

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  24. Great Job on your album! :~)
    TFS

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  25. What a nice accordian mini! Just in time for the summertime.

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  26. Cheryl this is a GREAT album!!! I really like it.

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  27. I love this!! I've never made a mini like this....it turned GREAT!! I'm your newest follower. :)

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  28. Wow I love your mini. So many cute pages and great summer colors. TFS AJ~

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