Friday, July 27, 2012

Hop Along with the Chocolatiers


By now you have seen July Ombre’ projects from each of the new Crop Chocolate Chocolatiers (mine actually posts today!!) over on The Crop (if you haven't you have got to check them out!)…weren’t they all great?!? 
We wanted to do something fun to kick-off our term so we put together this happy little blog hop featuring BANNERS. 
You should have gotten here from Jenni's blog but if you just happened by you will want to start over at Amber’s blog and follow this order:

Michele-by belle (you are here)

Visit each blog to see some amazing projects and get entered to win the blog candy some of the ladies are offering on their blogs.  Then leave a comment over at The Crop by 8:00 am EST July 30, 2012 to be entered to win a fabulous prize from Crop Chocolate.  The drawing will be Tuesday July 31, 2012 and winner announced over at Crop Chocolate.
I will also be giving away some fantastic blog candy so become a follower of my blog, if you are not already, and leave some love after you check out my project.  I will be announcing the winner of my blog candy August 1, 2012 right here.

Maddie's Park-Scape:
My god-daughter Maddie recently turned 2 and I made her a pretty little banner for her room.

Banner

I used a bunch of my favorite items purchased from Crop Chocolate:  Teresa Collins Give Thanks, Bazzil and Echo Park Be Mine cardstock, Slice Cordless cutting machine, Bravissimo and Vintage Findings cartridges, Perfect Pearls-white and silver, Doodlebug brad, MM brad, Distress Ink-Brushed Corduroy, Black Soot and Pumice Stone, Lush rhinestones and brad, MM Paper Reverie pearl gems, Stickles-Crystal, Alcohol Ink-Raspberry, Distress Crackle Paint-Clear Rock Candy and Viper Snaketape.  Other items used:  grunge board, Distress Stain and Ink-Spun Sugar, Twinery twine, Spellbinder Bitty Blossoms, Sissix dies-Spooky Tree and 3D Flowers, Tim Holtz dies-bird, leaf and butterflies, Tim Holtz Distress Marker, ribbon, wooden-spools, dowels, finials and plaque, paint, moss and Gorilla Glue.  I also used a handmade picket fence by UmWow Studio, it was part of an embellishment kit-A Dated Journey.

Tree Flower pots
FenceWhole banner close

I hope you enjoyed my project and get inspired by all the other amazing ladies on the design team, I know I do everyday!  Head back over to The Crop and be sure to leave a comment to be eligible for a great prize!!
Here is the blog candy I will be giving away so make sure to get entered to win!!  (I will also be throwing in a little handmade 'sweet surprise' for the person who wins)




Oh and please stop by often to see what we are up to over at The Crop and add Crop Chocolate to your favorites so you get your hands on all of the amazing deals they offer!!  It is my FAVORITE place to shop for scrappy goodness and where I go for inspiration, support and friendship!

50 comments:

  1. That is such a great project!

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  2. Holy smokes, this is awesome! What a creative work of art - and it's so pretty and detailed! I'm sure she's going to love it!

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  3. This is awesome! So cute - love the design and the colours! Well done!

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  4. You come up with the most awesome ideas! I am so honored to be on this design team with you. Thanks for inspiring me everyday!

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  5. THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!! LOVE IT!!!!

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  6. OMG, I swear I love every project you do! This is fantastic! You are a great craft whisperer!!

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  7. WOW!!! What an awesome job!!! Such inspiration to all of us!!! I can't wait to see what you do next!!!

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  8. oh. my. gosh. This is AMAZING!! Lots of work put into it! Maddie is going to LOVE this!! :)

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  9. What can I say that I haven't said before? WOW, this is just amazing! You are such an inspiration to all of us and I am so glad to be on the DT with you. Can't wait to see what you come up with next.

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  10. Very pretty I am a new follower ydixon57@cox.net

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  11. Your project is amazing! So many interesting details! Thanks for the chance!

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  12. Belle this is too cute! I'd love to make something like this for my girls but they have SOO much in their rooms...

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  13. Wow! this is amazing and I just love the colors that you used. what a beautiful gift for your goddaughter.

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  14. how beautiful but then I always see beautiful things on your blog!

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  15. Oh wow Belle! That is gorgeous!

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  16. This is so beautiful. I love seeing creations off the page like this!! Great job and I love all the deatils and this is a sweet gift for a little girl!

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  17. All I can say is wow.. your project is so pretty. You are so talented.

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  18. I think the most common word that comes to mine is WOW. Seriously this is so pretty. Once again...Wow wow wow.

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  19. Super cute! I don't have any girls in my life, but I'm thinking about making a Halloween version. Thanks for the inspriration.

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  20. Oh My, that is adorable! Thanks for sharing

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  21. Wow this is gorgeous thanks for sharing! Congrats on making the team!

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  22. By belle this is amazing. You are so talented. This is just beautiful.

    I hope I win your candy because aside from it looking delicious I am sure your surprise will be even more special!

    I am a follower. Thanks so much for sharing this beautiful work of art!

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  23. You have out done yourself...just beautiful!

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  24. Wow that is so nice, I may try one for my daughter she would love it

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  25. I am a follower. Leaving some love for this project is so easy. I really do love it. My first reaction was Ahhhhhhh!!!! Ooooooo!!!! so on. it is beautiful.

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  26. omGEEE!!! this is such an beautiful and adorable project!! I am amazed bye the talent CC DT has (although I shouldn't be but you all keep outdoing yourselves!!) I wish I was getting this present! Thanks for such an inspiring project!!!!

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  27. OH WHATEVER!!!!! Serious??? I ADORE this! Will you adopt me please??? ;) BEAUTIFUL creation Michele! <3 <3

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  28. Michele, I love this! It's completely adorable and a great room decoration that will last a long time too! Great job!

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  29. So pretty and so much to enjoy about this project. This is so adorable. Beautiful work as always Michele !
    ( followed as 4myk9s)

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  30. Wow, with all of the ideas from this blog hop, I think I need to get a bigger room for my daughter. Great ideas for decorating. Thank you.

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  31. Fantastic. Such detail in the completed project as well as the banner. Love your project.

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  32. Alright, you are an overachiever. GREAT job on your park-scape!

    puffinliz

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  33. How did you get the tree die cut to stay up with all those flowers attached to it? I love the green and pink, cute color combo!

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  34. Adorable - I love all the little details!

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  35. Belle you always blow me away. This project is just Beautiful. I love the tree. My fave project of yours has to be the little box you made with the metal flower. I hope that while you are on the team you can share how you made the box and the flower. You are one talented lady. : )

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  36. Oh Belle, I don't know why, as I've been fortunate to see some of your other projects, but I was stunned when I saw your banner project. What a beautiful creation!! Your god daughter is one lucky girl! She'll love that for years to come!... (I am currently a follower & on Crop Chocolate am mostly known as Juliet).

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  37. And this is why I was already a follower of your blog. Beautiful!

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  38. Belle this is absolutely beautiful, this is so creative and unique! I am sure this will be treasured by Maddie for years to come!

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  39. How cute is this???VERY! What a great idea to steal for all my little grandkids; <3 it! following too

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  40. Wow, this is a work of art. Amazing. You are so talented! Thanks for sharing.

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  41. wow! what an amazing banner and gift! i know she will love it. i surely do! Im following you!

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  42. Oh my gosh, that is just so dang cute!! I am in awe. Sure know why you are on the DT!!!

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  43. Beautiful! Love how it's like you are in the park without actually being there! Love it!! Already a follower! :o)

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  44. Love it! It's a work of art.

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  45. FABULOUS! :) What little 2 year-old girl would NOT love it?!

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  46. Amazing! It is a work of art like Jenny said. I'm a follower.

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  47. Great Detail in that, Michele!! It's really lovely! I love picket fences! :) Congrats on the CC DT!! :)

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