Friday, February 11, 2011

Flaunt It Fridays Blog Hop--Plus Blog Candy!

Hey, Everyone!!!  I hope everyone is having a fabulous day so far.  This is our Fifth Friday blog hop at Flaunt It Fridays!  And I am excited because this hop flaunts one of my favorite cartridges, Paper Doll Dress Up!  If you arrived here from Stephanie's Blog, then you are in the right place.  If not, you can start the hop over at Flaunt It Fridays.


For our first project, we were asked to create something using the Raggedy Ann cut.  I decided to make a magnetic paper doll for my daughter.  I used an old calendar magnet, and I cut the doll body at 6 1/2".   Whenever I cut magnet, chipboard, or shrink plastic, I use an old blade that will no longer cut paper without tearing it.  I always use the multicut feature button set at 4.  I also have a mat that is exclusively for shrink plastic, magnet, and/or chipboard.  I find this works more easily for me.  Once I had cut the magnet material, I cut another doll body from white cardstock, then chalked it up into a flesh tone.  I used lots of ATG tape to adhere the body to the magnet piece, magnetic side down.  I then cut the hair and clothes from various cardstock scraps I had in the scrap bin.  I drew on the face with gel pens, added some Stickles to the eyes and stitching to the other pieces, and that part was done.  To adhere the clothes, I put a generous helping of two-way glue pen on the backs of the hair, bow, clothes, and shoes.  I let this dry thoroughly, then Nina was ready to play! 


Next, we were asked to create another project using any other cut from the same cartridge.  I actually did two.  I created two layouts to finish off my Nina's 2007 scrapbook.  


This album is an 8 1/2 x 11 format.  The background paper is DCWV Nana's Kids stack.  I used my Color Select Studio software to convert the color picture to black and white, then color in Nina and leave the background B&W.  I printed the photo at 5x7 size.  I cut the frame from Accent Essentials on purple Coredinations cardstock.  The title was designed on Sure Cuts A Lot software, then cut on the Cricut.  I added pink stickles for bling.  All of the embellishments are made from shrink plastic and various cuts from Paper Doll Dress Up.  All of them are cut at 2" on Frosted Ruff and Ready Shrinky Dink material, using the multi-cut on setting "4."  Then, they were colored with watercolor pencils, baked in 325 degree oven until shrunk.  Once they were cool, I added some more stickle bling and adhered them to the frame.


For this layout, I also used PPDU.  We went to see Nina's first live play, Cinderella, at our local college theater.  It was a fabulous show, and Nina was absolutely spellbound by the entire experience.  Afterward, she and I got our picture taken with Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother, and Prince Charming.  I used PPDU to create the before and after images of Cinderella, and I hand lettered the title and drew the swirlies.  Simple, simple, but I absolutely love it!

NOW FOR THE CANDY---OH YEAH, YOU KNOW THERE IS CANDY!!!!

I am giving away a package of K&Company Flower Embellishments, and a pack of Sticko sweet stuff stickers.  I love these!  


In order to win the candy, leave a comment on this post, and make sure you are following my blog.  I will draw the winner Sunday night, using Random.org, and you will have till Tuesday at 5 p.m. MST to contact me with an address to mail the candy to!  Thank you for looking at my creations.  I can't wait to see how you flaunt these paper dolls over at Flaunt It Fridays!  Your next stop is Melissa's blog.  Have a great time!

Don't forget to leave a comment on everyone's blog in order to qualify for the GRAND PRIZE!

Here is the Blog Hop Order starting at the Flaunt It Fridays blog:

1.  FLAUNT IT FRIDAY'S www.flauntitfridays.blogspot.com

61 comments:

  1. Hi Jenifer! Thanks for stopping by my blog to let me know I posted in the wrong place! That was super sweet of you to go to all that trouble!!!

    Melissa
    www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

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  2. Love the Cinderella LO,the dolls looks so cute. A great way to treasur such a big event!
    Hugs,
    Vivi

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  3. Love your idea with Ann! So cute! Pretty layouts! All great projects!
    Glenda
    http://glendascards.blogspot.com/

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  4. Wow how creative you are. I wondered about cutting shrinky dinks with my expression. Thank you so much for all the info. I am a newbie to all this. :) I was wondering what kind of mat you used with this material? I am a follower.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    http: // mamawann. blogspot. com/
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

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  5. Great projects! TFS!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (Dot) com

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  6. Lovely projects. TFS!
    I know your daughter will love these b/c you created them for her!
    Mama LoveBug from LoveBug Creations
    pam_lash at yahoo dot com

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  7. Love these... So cute!

    suekimmet@gmail dot com

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  8. So cute paperdoll. scrapbookadd@gmail.com

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  9. These projects are way too cute. Love them

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  10. These are sooo cute! Your album looks awesome!!
    Thanks for the chance to win
    reissfam10 at aol dot com

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  11. The two Cinderella are very cool.
    username at yahoo dot com

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  12. I absolutly love the idea of a magnet and the colors that you used for raggity anns dress! I also love the Cinderella pages also and the frame! Adorable! Thank you for sharing!
    Email: arebori0204@gmail.com

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  13. How cute is your magnet! you did a great job on your layouts, too! Fabulous!

    Hugs,
    Saundra :)
    Luvscrappingtogether@gmail.com

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  14. Cute magnet!! TFS!

    amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

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  15. Your layouts are wonderful! I just love the Cinderella one....so cute! The magnetic Raggedy Ann is a great idea, I love magnets and need to make more of them. :)

    Paula Bee
    pbeeman02@gmail.com

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  16. Very cute! Thanks for the chance to win! shannleffew2@yahoo.com

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  17. Cute layouts! Thanks for sharing.
    jodiloveselvis@yahoo.com

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  18. Great projects. This hop is so fun! Hugs- Glora

    me(at)glorajean(dot)com

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  19. Love the magnetic paper doll and thanks for the tip about a separate mat for the heavier items and multi cut. I am a follower and thanks for the chance to win. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

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  20. The magnet doll and layouts are great. I like that you used shrinky dinks plastics and I plan to get some of that...looks so fun. Thank You for being in the hop and sharing.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  21. Oh, that Cinderella LO is just adorable!!
    Carrie
    carriedan1 at live dot com

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  22. What a neat idea to make a magnet! I love the layouts you did ...especailly Cinderella :) mlc_15@hotmail.com

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  23. All of your projects are adorable! I like how you did 2 layouts with a lot of different Paper Doll cuts!

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  24. OOH La La, I am your 100th follower and enjoying your fabulous work!!
    Cindy
    miller896042 at bellsouth dot net

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  25. I Love the idea of the Raggedy Ann magnet! How Adorable! Cute LO'S, I especially love the Cinderella page:)
    follower:)
    ~Kim
    http://crazyaboutscrapin.blogspot.com
    kfordyce6638 at gmail dot com

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  26. Loved all three projects! I make magnetic paper dolls with outfits and accessories from the two Paper Doll cartridges at Christmas - the kids love them. Your daughter will, too. I bought some Shrinky Dink material last summer, and you've inspired me to get going and cut some designs. And I just love the layout with the two Cinderellas - how clever. Congrats on getting 100 followers (I'm #102)!
    Amyscats
    amylfahnestock@gmail.com

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  27. DARLING projects! Love your creative style.

    I am now a follower - so very nice to meet you!

    http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

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  28. Cute projects. The magnet was a great idea. TFS

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  29. Pretty layout...really cute projects.
    am anew follower..
    follow me..
    Imogene Walker
    sweetlilcricut.blogspot.com

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  30. Hi Jenifer! Cute projects! Your Raggedy Ann is adorable!!! Love your layout too! TFS
    hugs,
    joni

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  31. Jen - that magnet idea is fabulous! I'll bet your little Nina loves it! I love the before and after Cinderella - great idea! This cart is so versatile - I used mine more than any other cart I own :)

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  32. Great job on the layouts and that magnet I'm a new follower. Thanks for a chance at some candy.

    Babe
    youiesmom@att.net

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  33. I love your projects! Thanks for sharing! chrisbrown1973@hotmail.com Just became a follower!

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  34. Very cute Layouts!! And very cool pictures!!
    TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

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  35. This is a very cute Ann love your work

    Thanks,
    Teri
    teri dot barefoot at gmail dot com

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  36. Love the magnet paper doll! Great idea!!! The layouts are awesome!!! Love how you did the photo
    on the first one! :)

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  37. Im a new follower. Great idea for this project! I need to do this for my girls too.
    kacee
    mcvicwif@yahoo.com

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  38. Love the layouts. The doll is so cute. Thanks for sharing.

    vwilson577 at yahoo.com

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  39. Cute, cute, cute! The LOs are adorable. Found you on the hop and I am now a follower!
    lfuchs1 at wi. rr.com

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  40. those are adorable layouts!! I lvoe it!! tfs. I am a new follower, but I love what i have seen so far, can't wait to check out your blog more!
    brenna
    rbanderson@live.ca

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  41. Very adorable.

    http://ikolinda-scrappinmomma.blogspot.com

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  42. Love both projects Jenifer! Very cute!!!

    Pam
    Simply-Pam.blogspot.com

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  43. Your projects are so cute. Very creative to make a cute magnet. Thank you for the tips when cutting magnet, shrinky dinks etc on the cricut. Great LO, congrats on finishing the 2007 scrapbook! I know that must feel great.

    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  44. Wow! Super great projects. Thank you for the tips! That's always so thoughtful!!!
    fmadera75atgmail.com

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  45. I learn so much from these hops. I also get some great ideas. Hugs, Debi

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  46. Love love love that you actually made a doll for your little one! I think that is an awesome idea!! TFS!

    Kimi

    kmbrlysue22 at yahoo dot com

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  47. I made thes dolls for m granddaughters too, they love playing with them, what a joy to watch...t4s your dolls !!!! great prize too tty

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  48. I'll bet Nina loves her Raggedy Ann Paper Doll! The layouts are adorable--these cartridges just have so much on them! I'm a follower--you can find me at ksjennings at gmail dot com and/or http://karelj.blogspot.com

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  49. Cinderella LO is sweet!! Raggedy Ann is the cuttest!! TFS!!!

    http://ibecircled.blogspot.com
    ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com
    Rexann

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  50. Love your layouts. New follower! Thanks for a chance to win and to be blog hopping.

    lafaellis85@twlakes.net

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  51. Very cute projects, I love the stiching on Raggedy Ann. The Cinderalla layout is everything a girl could hope for, it's beautiful!
    mary3mom at yahoo dot com

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  52. You did a great job with the Doll and both layout! =-)

    Olivia
    ojdorman at gmail dot com

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  53. You made so many beautiful projects! I love the idea of making a magnetic doll with the cut.

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  54. very cute doll! love the expression on her face!
    www.scrappyzeni.blogspot.com

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  55. That is such a clever idea for a magnetic raggedy ann. I love them so much. Thanks for the great giveaway and I hope I win. Your talent is amazing.

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  56. Love your projects Jenifer! The magnetic Raggedy Ann is just adorable!! Love the idea! Very cute frame too!!

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