Friday, June 29, 2012

{crafty} Social Media Blog Hop

Today I'm taking part in a new monthly blog hop!

This blog hop was inspired by the connections made through social media. Each person participating will create a new project that was inspired by one of the others on the team. That inspiration can come from an IG pic, a quote they posted, something I saw on their blog, Studio Calico gallery, whatever I choose!

If you happened upon my blog by chance, head over to the first stop on our hop today at Shay's blog. There are many prizes up for grabs along the way so be sure to visit everybody!

This month I found my inspiration from Caz's "pool buddies" layout. 

I loved the misting and clusters on the layout but what inspired me even more was the little "oh happy day" banner across the pictures. I instantly thought of the gospel song and how upbeat and joyous it is.

I knew the bright sunny colors from Studio Calico's So Cal kit would be a great way to bring that joy in to my project. I had been wanting to alter a printer tray for quite some time, so this was really a fun project for me!

The white chevron pattern is Mister Huey's Opaque white and chevron mask. I just recently discovered Mister Huey's and I do believe an obsession has been born. LOVE them!

Blog Hop List:
Welcome, by Shay sbookinshay29
Margrethe margrethe_ 
Melissa click click
Amanda mandadej  <-- YOU ARE HERE!

NEXT STOP --> Caz cazhancock

Erika erikabardo
Kristin rukristin
Monica MonicaB
Angela akochmcelroy
Suz SuzMannecke

All of our Instagram usernames are listed after the blog URLs, unless stated otherwise.

And I do believe I mentioned prizes? I have a collection of thickers and washi to give away! You can earn 3 entries by following my blog, "like" my facebook page and commenting on this post. Please leave a seperate comment for each one. Be sure to leave your email address in a comment so I can get a hold of the winner. Giveaway will close at 9pm Pacific on June 30th and I will use to pick a winner!


  1. Fun, cheery project Amanda! Love Mr. Hueys too!!!

  2. I just love your shadowbox. Sooo many nice colors and patterns :)


  3. this is fabulous girl, love your take on my layout :)

  4. I'm a new follower! thanks for the chance!

  5. Gorgeous layouts and this is a little off topic but I love your blog background, too! Happy weekend!

  6. Happy to be a new follower of your super cute blog!

  7. Amanda I love that you took a layout & made it into a project & it looks amazing! Thanks for joining me in this blog hop!!!

  8. Love your project! I have a printers tray sitting well. :)

    1. Thank you very much, I'd love to see what you do with your printer tray!

  9. I'm now happily following! :)

  10. I like you on FB too. :)

    ruth at centurytel dot net

  11. Thank you all! And welcome new followers!

  12. Love the colours and patterns on your shadowbox.