Saturday, March 17, 2012

*American Crafts/Scor-Pal Blog Hop*

Hi!
Happy St. Patty's Day!

You are wearing green today...aren't you?
I'm not one for getting pinched, so you better believe I've got mine on!

Welcome welcome to all of you to the American Crafts / Scor-Pal blog hop!






If you're coming here right from Jamie Harper's blog -
you're in the RIGHT place!

For my hop project - I created this layout using all AC goodies and
my new best friend - my scor buddy:


Products used for my layout:
Black Cardstock (71082) - AC Cardstock, Cascade Cardstock (71509) -AC Cardstock,
Cabbage Cardstock (71565) - AC Cardstock, Get Around Paper (35561) -
Amy Tangerine, Is It Any Wonder Paper (35556) - Amy Tangerine, Oh Happy Grey
(35565) - Amy Tangerine, Cafe Iris Paper (35541) - Garden Cafe, Stawberry Eclair
(53225) - Thickers, Knockouts Border Punch Starter Kit Open Scallop (63008) - Punches,
Lovestruck Stamps (59151) - Amy Tangerine, Black (59500) - AC Ink, Taffy (62622) -
Stamp Marker, This to That Glue Runner (61712) - AC Adhesive, Dimensional Dots (61709)
- AC Adhesive

Other:Scor-Pal Scor-Buddy, Silver Zig Pen,
Silhouette with AC Girl Silhouette by Amy Tangerine
"this is what life looks like" phrase by Lori Whitlock

here's some close ups so you can see how I used my Scor Buddy:















I had the best time putting this layout together!! That's my girl on her 21st birthday
this past January. Hard to believe it!

Now for some fun -
I'm doing a little give away. All just for leaving a comment here on my blog!
I'll randomly select my winner on March 23rd & will post on March 24th!
here's what I'm giving to one randomly drawn winner:
(plus I  just *might* throw in a few more AC goodies!)

now, next up on the blog hop is:  Lisa Andrews

If you happen to get lost along the way -
just head right back to the American Crafts blog & you'll find your way!

Thanks & I sure hope you have fun hopping!
Good luck to all of you!

xo,
Leslie


158 comments:

Kathy Martin said...

Love what you did with your Score Pal...great design! Thanks for the chance to win some yummy goods! :)

Meerjungfrau said...

What a great project!

Drika said...

What a great project!! Love the efect on the page!!

Mel said...

Love the shadow effect on this layout.

Anne Essex said...

Lovely project. I love the new Amy Tangerine thickets.

MaryAnn said...

Wonderful Page...lots of inspiration to use the scor-buddy.

Daphne said...

The scored head is great!

vixen said...

Oh do please throw in a few more AC goodies! LOL thanks for the project ideas :D

steph said...

This is wonderful.

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

Great layout.

Mandy said...

the black as a background a great idea. It brings out all the colors.

Tami Mayberry said...

Gorgeous layout, as always :) Thanks for hopping with us today!

nfaband said...

You certainly were creative with that scor-pal, I love the alpha letters and the gorgeous design. Thanks for sharing with us.

Gayle215 said...

I love all the texture!

DeeAnn said...

Love your page with that dark background making your colors POP! Thanks for the chance.

KellyG said...

Awesome layout, love that big heart!

Mary-Anne V said...

wow never thought about scoring my title...thanks for the inspiration!

Annette said...

wow I totally love your page...how fun and creative...thanks for sharing..

Lerato said...

Wow THATs a colorful layout. LOVE it. Tine

Benessi said...

Leslie,

I'm a fan of your work and just adore what you did here with the Scor-Pal! Thanks for sharing!

naomi said...

Love your layout :D

Cynthia B. said...

Love your page! Fun colors, and I love how you made use of the scor-pal for your layout. Happy belated bday to your daughter - wow, 21 is quite a milestone! :)

Monica said...

How cool! And thanks for the chance to win!

Lagene said...

Adorable layout! love the scored heart!!!

lizzie said...

WOW!

leah said...

Love the layout, Leslie!! Hope you're having a great weekend! ^_^

Jo.C said...

I never think about using a very dark background but that really looks great and the colours pop. Lovely page.

Nancy said...

Thats a brilliant idea on how to add texture to a project. Love the colours too.

GrannyB said...

Love the layout/arrangement. The colors look very good on the dark background! Thank you for sharing your talent.

Christina said...

Oh how I love your Layout!
Thanks for the idea!
Christina

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Wonderful page!! Love the scoring on the heart :O) Hugs! Leah Ann

Polka Dot Door Designs said...

I really like all the texture that you added to your page with the Scor-pal. I would never have thought to use it in such a way - thanks for the great inspiration!

Sabrina said...

great project! i like the colors!

Miriam Prantner said...

So cool! Love how you did all the scoring on the base page, the die cuts, text, looks so cool and I like how you varied the scoring angles/spacing/patterns. Very neat!

Christina said...

I especially love the title! How did you score it without ripping the design?

Jennie P. said...

Awesome card! I love the ponytailed silhouette in green!

Kris Berc said...

I really love all of the texture you achieved with the scor-buddy!

The Farris Family said...

Love your layout! Thanks for the chance to win!

becslb said...

Love the idea for creating texture!

JennV said...

I have never been to your blog before. But I love what you did with the scor pal. Very unique!

Melinda said...

Gorgeous layout!

Lilith Eeckels said...

AMAZING layout!

Scrapinandie said...

Love this layout ! So very cute. Thanks for the chance to win

Heidi Y said...

Love your project! Really like your textured letters. Thanks for sharing!!

Lisa C. said...

LOVE your layout!! And yes, I'm wearing green :)

ruth said...

Really cute layout!!

Regina said...

This looks adorable and so much details!

scrappingmabel said...

love this layout might have to scraplift this!! havin a great time on this blog hop!! x

Katie said...

I am LOVING all that texture!
<3

Snoopy said...

What a great way to add texture!

Hugs,
Snoopy :D

http://snoopyshomemadefun.blogspot.com/

Brenda said...

Great layout and love how you added the texture with your scor-pal

pruts said...

love the vibrant colors on the dark page. great use of your pall :-)

AmyJ said...

Beautiful layout. I love all the scoring you did. Awesome.

ejarvis said...

Brilliant layout, lovely colour choice.

Elena Stefanidou said...

stunning layout.Love the hearts everywhere.

Alex said...

Love how you added texture to your project. Awesome page!

Belinda Griffin said...

Gorgeous layout! I love that title

Resa said...

love that silhouette and the scored words. great job!!! stunning on the black paper.

Cynthia said...

Seriously cute!! I love how the scored lines at so much interest to the page.

Bethany Becker said...

Great layout. I love all the colors and the scoring you used! Thanks for sharing

Margie said...

I love this! Beautiful layout!!

Beatrice Lawson said...

Pinning your stunning layout, I just love it!

breezeg said...

I love how much texture those score lines ad to your project! Thanks for sharing!

Kat said...

beautiful layout!!

Robin said...

What a fun way to use the Scor-Buddy!!!

karennarelle said...

i would never have thought to use the scor pal like this. thanks

carpediem said...

great layout and such a fun blog hop! laura j

Wendy Thompson said...

Thanks so much for sharing such a great layout.

Anita Braddock said...

Beautiful layout love the big heart and the words around the heart supper cool. Love everything. thanks for sharing
abbraddock@msn.com

Shirley said...

The scored title almost looks corrugated - I like the effect!

Shilo said...

Love your layout so much! Very very cute!

Gina said...

What fun texture you've added to your page elements! This makes me think I should break out my score board more often. :)

scrappymo! said...

You've used your scor pal to create some interesting texture.
Thanks for the chance of the giveaway!

Hanna-Marie said...

oh what a cool layout!

Riette said...

Great colors on the black!

Aga said...

Wow, you've used your score buddy in so many cool ways!! Gorgeous page and I really love the idea of scoring your alphas too :)

Joanne said...

Love the black contrast with all the brights

Carla said...

I like how you scored all the different parts and agfain another idea for using the ScorePal.

Karen Williams said...

what a great idea- love all the silhouettes and the colours

Fresh Delight said...

I love these alphabets!!
Please pick me!! Pick me!! :D

xxx
Ellen

Dawn said...

Love it, off to pin now!

Anelsie said...

I LOVE what you did with the Scor-Pal...so cute!!! Your layout is beautiful!!! Thanks for the inspiration and for the chance to win those yummy products!!! :D

Arjanne said...

Great page! Now I want to have a Scorpal!

heatherlynn said...

This layout is fantastic, so cute and fresh!

tallulah1 said...

Wow - I love how you scored the elements - esp the lettering and the silhouette! Awesome awesome layout!!
Thanks for sharing and a chance to win!

Carolina said...

Love the way you gave your layout texture with the Scor Pal!

Melissa said...

Great layout!

brenda said...

This is such a great layout and I love how you used the scor-pal to give the letters and embellishments some texture!

Sonia said...

I love your page! Great colors and the scoring gives such wonderful texture- thumbs up!!!

Ravengirl said...

Beautiful page, beautiful girl! You must be one proud mama!

Emily Mae said...

Awesome! Thanks for the chance to win!

Cheryl S. said...

Beautiful! So much detail.

khengyan said...

love love love what you did with the Scor-Pal... super cool idea. thanks for sharing!

jbonomo said...

Love all the texture to what could be a pretty plain piece. Fabulous!! Thank you!

Nitasha said...

Love this layout! The bright colors are amazing!

Laura Stewart said...

great project!!

blupixy said...

What a great way to add texture to die cuts! Thanks for the technique! Love the layout!

Alia said...

Such a cute lo! Love the color on the black! Gotta love Thickers -- your giveaway looks great!

Luanne said...

so lovely layout! love those scored lines on the heart.

enzam said...

nice textured letters...thank you for the chance

Margaret UY said...

A great idea to add texture to pattern paper... Thanks!!!!

Jeannine H. said...

I love the effect on the title! What a great idea!

KatKat said...

What a lovely project! I love the hearts!! :) Thanks for sharing.

bailey said...

I could always use some more letters!

Chris and Paige Evans said...

Seriously fun idea to score some of the paper details! I never would have thought to do that but now I'm gonna try it!

Sandy said...

Beautiful layout and lovely dd! Love the way you scored the heart.

Cheryl Leong said...

wow... this is beautiful!!!!! a fun way to use scor pal! thanks for sharing

cheryl131091 at yahoo dot com

zgagi said...

Great page! Love the bold colors against black.

Cheryl said...

Beautiful layout! There are so many great details to this, I had to go back and look at it a few times because I keep seeing more elements each time.

Linh C. said...

Love the girl silhouette. What a sweet layout!

Debra said...

Awesome design...inspiring! Thank you for the great ideas!

connie said...

LOVE how you used the score pal. Beautiful LO (as always!).

Wifey Cookie said...

I love AC! And this is a lovely project, Leslie!

Cheers,
Jenny (Wifey Cookie)
cookieadventures.blogspot.com

Amanda said...

The black background is amazing! All of the colors and shapes really stand out!

brooke. said...

Beautiful project!!!

Unikmo said...

You have some gorgeous layouts!! thanks for sharing your creativity!!

Christi said...

love the layout!

Marlena M. said...

Beautiful texture and layout!

Michelle said...

Lovely Layout!

Flossyjamba said...

lovely layouts and a yummy prize, thank you

gypsylcm said...

Love the colours that you've used!

karenelr said...

I love how you used your Scor-pal! I never would have thought to use it on paper as embellishment perks! Thanks!

UnikeByYes said...

Great LO Leslie. Love the added texture, I am a huge fan of my score board ;)
TFS. I am a new follower and will try to come back soon!!!
Have a great day
Liz
unikebyyes {at} yahoo { com}

pegg said...

Great idea to use the scor-pal to add texture! I always forget to do that! :)

Rachelle said...

Love your blog. Awesome projects you created. Love the pup too. Time to hop along. Thanks!

LauraP said...

I love the texture that the scor-pal adds to the layout. Thanks for sharing!

Gail said...

I love the way you used the Scor-Pal to make texture on different page elements. I feel very inspired!!

Sara said...

I love all the texture without all the bulk - looks fantastic!

Michelle Huegel said...

i love the black background paper on your layout. Makes everything else pop!

Heather said...

I love your layout, the bright colors are gorgeous!

scrappinsmiles said...

your layout is just darling!

gleestormont said...

The black background is so unusual. Very eyecatching.

Michelle said...

Thought I might as well check out this blog hop as well!! Luv the hearts on this l/o!! :-)

June@I will craft said...

What a difference a little scoring adds to your layout.

Caryn S said...

Wow that is great the way you scored all of those different elements on your LO with such a variety of patterns. It makes it so much more interesting!

Carol said...

Thanks for the inspiration!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Lorraine said...

Wonderful, creative work with the score buddy! I love AC, too! I'm adding you to my blog reader! ;)

Linda said...

Wonderful layouts! AC is one of my favorite companies!

Carol said...

Great project! Thanks for the inspiration!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

sclugo said...

Love your layout...great way to use the scor-buddy. Like how the title has a corrugated look.

Sue D said...

Great layout--I like how you used your Scor-Buddy.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Ashley said...

Wow, love the way you used scoring to add such subtle, cool texture to your page.

Nicole said...

i like your page :o) its very 80's inspired

katenz48 said...

Hi, i'm new to blogging, but loving it. I just love seeing all the gorgeous projects that are on all the blogs. Thanks for sharing

Michele said...

Beautiful, great use of black!

Denise van Deventer said...

Such a cute layout..lovely!

Gi_ab said...

Great color combination! love the green & blue together! Thanks for the inspiration and for the chance to win the goodies!

Svetlana said...

Lovely layout! Love cute camera!
Svetlana xx

Nelliebell said...

I love how all the colors just POP on this layout!!! So cute!!!

cindy said...

Lovely LO so inspiring.

МД в картинках said...

You scored also paper details, not only background paper. I would never think of such thing, tfs=)

Cyndee K. said...

What a loveley layout!

Ange said...

Totally fun lo! Love how you used the Scor Buddy!!

Judi said...

Love the scored letters. Really cool.

BearFamily said...

Wonderful page, love the black background, it really makes the colors even more pop out!

Katherine B said...

O-G..original...only you would think to awesomely "scor" the letters!! LUV!

lynda said...

I'm a sucker for letter stickers. I'd love to win yours'!

Cathy said...

Wow, I am in love with this. LOVE the background and how your layout just jumps off the page! Thanks for the inspiration!