Saturday, June 16, 2012

Fun in the Sun blog hop!

Happy Saturday
welcome to the Fun In The Sun blog hop!

If you got here from Sarabeth of Chronicles Of Sarita, then you are in the right place. If you just happened to stumble across the hop on my blog today and would like to start at the beginning, hop on over and see Joy at Joy's Life.

For my project, I decided to try my hand at a TP roll mini album. I have never done one of these before but I have wanted to try it for awhile so I gave it a shot. They are really simple to do and I had a lot of fun making it. I made my mini into a summer theme for all those cute little random pictures we take of our kids during their summer vacation from school.

Here is a pic of the mini closed. My sentiment and popsicle came from the Popsicle Puns set by Joy's Life stamps:

Pages 1 and 2:

Pages 3 and 4.
 Page 3 has a stamp from the Mother & Daughter set
and page 4 has a stamp from Lots of Pun. Both from Joy's Life.

Pages 5 and 6:

Pages 7 and 8:

Pages 9 and 10.
Both pages include stamps from the Sweet Popsicle Puns by Joy's Life:

Here is a picture of the album closed with all the side tags out:

I left all the tags blank so there is more room for journaling/pictures.

Like I said, I had so much fun making this and I think it came out so cute. I will definitely be making more of these soon.

What's a blog hop without a little candy?
I am going to pick one lucky person to receive this awesome 6x6 paper pad from My Mind's Eye.

All you have to do for your chance to win is:
1. Be a follower of my blog
2. Leave a comment on this post.

I will pick a winner using on Saturday June 23, 2012.
Make sure you check back here on the 23rd to see if you won :)

Thanks so much for joining me on the Fun in the Sun blog hop!

Your next stop on the hop is the very talented Ashley from Markland & Main

Here is the complete line up in case you get lost along the way:

Stacey (You Are Here)
Ashley (Your Next Stop)
Thanks again for stopping by!
I hope you have a great crafty day!
Cricut Cartridges: Plantin Schoolbook (Tags cut out at 4.25"), Pack Your Bags (Flip Flops cut out at 1.75")
Card Stock: White (Georgia Pacific), Black (Recollections), Summer Days (Echo Park)
Patterned Paper: Summer Days (Echo Park)
Ink: Melon Mambo & Chocolate Chip (SU!), Aquarium (Martha Stewart Crafts)
Markers: Melon Mambo & Pumpkin Pie (SU!), Teal, Lavendar & Lt. Blue (Marvy)
Punches/Dies: Loops, Monarch Butterfly & Doily Lace (Martha Stewart), Binding Edge (EK Success), Scallop Sentiment, Treading Water & Apron Lace (Fiskars), Circle Punch (Recollections) &Classic Scallop Circles (Spellbinders)
Misc.: Bling (Studio G), Glossy Accents, Cinch Wires, Flowers (Prima), Brads, Purple and Turquoise stickles, Ribbon (Studio G), Bathroom Tissue Rolls


Georgiana said...

Super cute mini album. Now I want to make one. I think it would be cute for a back to school gift for my students. I better start saving those TP rolls!

Stay Creative,
Carson's Creations
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Creative Diva said...

Wow Stacey! I never thought of this. What a great idea and love the beautiful paper. Might need to scraplift this. Already a follower. Thanks for the chance to win.

creativediva98 at gmail dot com

Marilyn said...

OK I have seen someone making one of these for the last two weeks. I will definitely be making one soon. Love the colors on yours. I am a follower

mimicaro9650 at yahoo dot com

Joy said...

Your mini album is so colorful and fun! I love all the detail. I just screams summer fun!
Thank you for being in the Fun in the Sun blog hop!
Super hugs,

gRiSeL™ said...

LOVE this mini album!!! Looks so yummy, too! heheh (: Thanks for the chance to win!!

jessica said...

Such an adorable mini!!! love the summery colors and adorable stamps. Such a perfect summer mini!

Cheryl said...

Adorable album!!! Love the great colors and ribbons. Cute little popsicle on the front too. I am already a follower and thank you for the chance to win.

Susie Craft Happy! said...

Beautiful mini!!! I love the colors and all the embellishments. So cute.

maddymuscles said...

Thanks for the chance to win! Very cute mini.
I'm a new follower!

Maria Matter said...

omgosh Stacey, this is gorgeous!!!
I love looking at the details on all your pages, great job!
I was thinking of making a little summertime album too but chickened out at the last minute, haha! I think you just inspired me!

Ashley H said...

This is adorable!!

Eileen said...

Such a sweet and colorful mini. Love all the details!

Susan said...

Very cute...what a great gift for someone.

Got2BCrafting said...

Beautiful!!! The colors and patterns are so bright and cheery. :)

Susan Martin said...

I LOVE this!! I would love to know how you made it! All of the paper and the embellishments are perfect! I love how you have all the tags.. perfect for journaling those moments! Fantastic album .. I absolutely LOVE it!

Susan Martin said...

And I'm a new follower... glad I found you! :)

marla said...

What a beautiful project. I love seeing others mini albums. A great way to recycle. Thanks for a chance to win some wonderful blog candy!!!

Vicki said...

Love the bright, fun colors. Wonderful mini. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

vwilson577 at

tearyeyedstars said...

I absolutely LOVe what you made! it's so cute and brightly coloured (:
Im a follower of your blog on GFC (tearyeyedstars)
ejhtan @ gmail . com

Donna said...

This is wonderful!! Love the colors and papers! New follower here.

Jennie Garcia said...

Awesome Mini!! LOVE the colors!! So cute!! You made it so flat, I thought it was an envelope mini!! So adorable!!
TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennnie @

Karen said...

How awesome is this mini album?! I love it! You used such cute embellishments! I really like the tags too! Thanks for the chance to win! :)


Amy said...

This is so beautiful! You would never know that it was made from TP rolls! I love the bright colors and the pull out tags! :)

Maribel said...

Wow! This is amazing!!! I am going to be throwing a baby shower late this year and this has given me some awesome inspiration to create a mini album!

Jovan said...

Beautiful mini album...I love the colors and details!

Gabriela Sandoval said...

Great mini album.


CathyinMN said...

Very cute mini album. TFS!
tcsobotka at charter dot net

Patty B said...

Stacey, this is just wonderful!!! I love mini albums. Your colors are happy and it is an album that I would leave on the coffee table year round! :)

Babe O'Mara said...

Your album is darling. Bright and fun colors and lots of details. TFS I'm already a follower. Thanks for a chance to win your candy.


Daisylove Creations said...

OMG, what a super adorable mini album!! Love the super fun colors you used, it's so cheerful!!
TFS :0)

Lisa R. said...

So stinkin cute! I've been saving the tp rolls, Got to try this! TFs joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

joydee1963 said...

I love ,love ,love your super cute TP album,I am a follower of your blog,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Nina Yang said...

This is your first Stacy? I Love it! So fun and bright!

SiskiyouSue said...

Your album is great! I haven't tried one yet.

Creative M said...

You did such an amazing job on the Album!Love the bright summer colors!!!!Super Cute!

Bethany Becker said...

Love your mini! Thanks for sharing! Already a follower!
blw1003 at

Jeannie from said...

Stacey...this is just soooo cute! So much work went into this! Amazing work and I love your blog candy offer! You can't get any better than MME!!

Amy E said...

I love your mini album!! I've been wanting to try one of these for a while now, and you may have just inspired me to get off my tush and DO IT!!

amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

This is such a sweet mini! Great papers and tags!

Maria said...

Oh my goodness, this mini album is just too cute!!! TFS

mvasquez69 at aol dot com

Warm n Wonderful said...

Such an adorable mini album. I used to scrapbook pages, then made cards, but now I am addicted to making mini albums.

Mary-Anne V said...

that is an awesome mini how you made extra tags.

Pat N. said...

You've never made a mini-album before? Could have fooled me--this is fabulous! It's just so cute and summery. I think I'm inspired. I'm a follower; thanks for the chance to win your goodies. I think I need to make a tp album now!! THANKS!--Pat N.

Karen L said...

Oh my goodness, this mini is the cutest ever!! I love that you used TP rolls, and those stamped images are adorable...especially the paper pieced popsicle. AWK!! So darn cute!

Karen L said...

I am a new follower and can't wait to check out the rest of your blog.

Kimberly Jensen said...

Love this!! You paper roll album is so fun and bright!! Great job friend! :)

Diana Fernandez said...

love your book!! it would be great for smash*ing!!!

Diana Fernandez said...

I am a new follower too!!

missstamper said...

Awesome album! (I am already a follower).

missstamper (at)

joni said...

Love your mini!!! So the variety of colors! TFS

Megan Aaron said...

wow! talk about the overachiever! ;) this is gorgeous!

Sue D said...

This is such a fun album--I will have to make one of these.
I am a follower.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Indy said...

Such a bright, colorful journal! I just became a follower!

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