Friday, December 10, 2010

Welcome to the Holly Jolly 2-Day Hop!

Welcome to the Holly Jolly Hop!

So glad you hopped on over! If you hopped over here from Glora's blog Glora's crafts then you are in the right place! If not stop on over to Stephanie's Blog Always Crafting and start hopping from the start! You don't want to miss any of the super awesome projects and fun blog candy give-a-ways!!

The theme for this hop is  a gift idea project so for my project today I made a Christmas Scrapbook!

I picked up this Hard Cover Scrap book in the dollar bin at Target. It has 8 blank pages inside. (16 front and back)




I wanted each page to be different so I used 16  different sheets of paper.




I cut each of my Christmas Pattern paper at 6 3/4 X 5 3/4.

I used my ATG gun to adhere all the pattern paper to the blank pages on the inside.

Once all the pages were adhered, the real fun begins!



I used lots of embellishments, scrap paper, tags, and bling to decorate each page. I was sure to leave enough room on each page to allow for a photo to be added:

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Thank you for visiting me! Before you go I have some blog candy to offer!

You can win this fully decorated ready to go Christmas Scrapbook!



All you have to do is leave a comment on this post and a way for me to contact you if you win!! ( You do not have to be a follower but if you like what you see please feel free!)
Sorry
Due to postal issues this is open to US  Residents ONLY!

I will draw and announce the winner on Monday December 13.



One entry per person please!

Bonus candy!!

If you leave a comment on all 10 blogs you have a chance to win extra prizes!!

a prize pack from :

And a second grand prize from The Pink Cricut!! She will be offering one of her Holiday Stamp Set!!


And a third grand  prize, it  is a mystery prize that you will find at the end of the hop!



Make sure you hop along every blog and leave a comment! 
Now onto your next stop! head on over to see Deb at Bug Juiced by Debbie



Just in case you get lost along the way here is the line up:



 We will be hopping for one more day so don't forget to come back tomorrow 9:00 am EST !

101 comments:

  1. Now THAT is smart and savvy! i love the way you gave it a totally new look! Already a follower!

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  2. Great job! The paper you chose for the pages all go together so well.

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  3. Neato! I keep shying away from projects like this but you make it look so easy! I'll have to come back and take a longer look at this, after I finish hopping!

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  4. What a great idea! So inexpensive that's probably the best part. :)

    avillarreal140@gmail.com

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  5. Cute! I love making little scrapbooks for gifts, or even mini-albums for myself. Yours turned out great!
    scrapadelic@gmail.com

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  6. Fabulous!! You did such a great job on this!! Great gift idea! Nothing like a homemade gift!!
    Happy Holidays!!

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  7. I am so loving this!! How great would a pre-made scrapbook be for christmas?!


    dobiemom09 at gmail dot com

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  8. Carri, I love your Christmas Scrapbook and think it would be a beautiful gift. Thanks for the inspiration....you made it look easy!

    haldonb@comcast.net

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  9. So beautiful! Very creative, and love the paper your chose. Thank you for joining in on the blog hop:)

    Stephanie

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  10. Fantastic job!! Love how you decorated the ribbon spool top, very creative!! Would love to win your album!! Thanks
    miller896042atbellsouth.net

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  11. Great scrapbook. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win. I am a follower.

    Trisha
    patnbobcuddy@gmail.com

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  12. Love the scrapbook! I am a follower :)

    saundra24@yahoo.com

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  13. What an awesome amount of work to give away and so beautiful. LOve your paper choices

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  14. I follow and love your scrapbook! Happy Scrappin'

    Sue B

    http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/

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  15. Pre-made book sure takes the time out of scrapping! Thanks!!!

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  16. That is a great gift idea. Thanks for sharing


    perfectlyunperfectcards@gmail.com

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  17. Nice scrapbook!! Someone is going to be very happy to receive it!! I am in Canada so can't win but still wanted to say "great job". Looking forward to the rest of the blog hop. Thanks!!!!

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  18. I love how beautifully you embellished such an inexpensive item..very inspiring

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  19. Carrie, this is a gorgeous Christmas scrapbook! Love all the papers. Such a great giveaway! Love all your work! Just became a follower! Would love for you to visit my blog if you have time!
    Glenda
    http://glendascards.blogspot.com./

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  20. Nice job... perfect way to create an afforable gift. Gotta love the dollar bin at Target... I always find good items! Thanks for sharing and I am enjoying the Hop. AJ - aj_822@yahoo.com

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  21. I am already a follower - love your blog! And what a GREAT project!! Simply fabulous!

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  22. Love your dollar bin project. I find great things there all the time.

    Sharon
    rsmobley85@gmail.com

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  23. love how the pages look in the inside. very nice book. a little treasure :)

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  24. What a great Scrapbook. TFS & Happy Holidays!!

    Missy
    kalittadog@yahoo.com

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  25. You did a great job on that cute album! Love that paper stack...
    smiles...Tammy

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  26. Oh wow Carri, this is awesome. Such a great way to pretty up a dollar bin album. Love the paper and detail embellishments that you used. Great job, Girl. Thank you for being part of this hop and sharing your project (in a video).

    Marianne S.
    sthquilter at gmail dot com
    www.paperorfabric.blogspot.com

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  27. Great book, Carri! (If my number comes up, draw again. :) )

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  28. Very nice scrapbook!! and I loved the video!! TFS!! Colleen Sigurdson
    laysig@telus.net

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  29. I never did anything like that before. I now think I will have to check out some dollar stores as they would make great gifts for the girls in the brownie troops or the boys on the little league team. Of course I would have the paper and decoration accordingly but thank you so much for doing this. I think I found some very nice, personal, yet affordable gifts for the grandkids to give. (I will come back after the hop and check out the video again before I attempt this but you make it look so easy.)

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  30. wow! How cool is that! Great job!
    Darlene
    desaucier at bellsouth dot net

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  31. How cute. I hope my Target has these!

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  32. Bargo-rama. And very festive.
    vidalia68@yahoo.com

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  33. Great idea for a gift! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win!

    Ashley K
    adkogler at hotmail dot com
    scraptasticideas dot blogspot dot com

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  34. great gift idea, haven't seen these at my target yet, too bad.i'll have to keep looking TFS eileen efghaus@yaoo.com

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  35. Great job! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  36. Great album you did a great job

    scrapperbecka at yahoo dot com

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  37. What a great scrapbook! I'll have to look at Target to see if they have any of these.

    ~Saundra
    luvscrappingotgether@gmail.com

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  38. Cute album. where did you get that paper and by whi is it from? I like it!:) great job.

    Angie
    http://scrappindiva-angie.blogspot.com/

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  39. Very cute scrapbook! Love how easy you made it!

    Melissa
    dolfnz777 at yahoo dot com

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  40. What a cute scrapbook...love all the embellishments on each page..TFS!!

    Terry
    cwayons(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  41. What a cute book! TFS!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  42. great album, love the papers.
    Ann W
    weedmana@embarqmail.com

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  43. That album came out great! I love that each page was so cleverly done from the ribbon cardboard decoration to the corners to slip your photo it to the slip out rectangle on patterned paper for journaling or a photo! Thank you for sharing!
    Contact Info: in case I get a chance to win that amazing blog candy! Happy Holiday's!
    arebori0204@gmail.com

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  44. Gorgeous project! TFS and thanks for the hop. I am a new follower :)

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  45. Great idea, thanks for the great hop.

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  46. So cute! What a great idea and gift!! Beautiful!
    Hugs,
    Melissa

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  47. this is beautiful! thanks for sharing.
    -jamie
    babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

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  48. Great mini album and such a great price! TFS

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  49. What a neat idea.

    Precious Hugs
    OmaGloria

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  50. Awesome project!!! Just adorable.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

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  51. That is such a cute mini album. Thanks for the chance to see your wonderful idea. cmtry 555 at aol dot com

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  52. Love the album. I love the dollar bin at Target....you can always find such great things to craft with!
    lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

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  53. I always forget to check the dollar when I'm at Target. Great project.

    cyn

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  54. Wow what a super duper change over! Looks awesome enough to win *wink, wink* lol

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  55. What a great find in the dollar bin! You have worked your magic on it and it's darling. Such a wonderful thing to win. I've been a follower of yours for a while, and love stopping by to see what you've created. Thanks so much for sharing. ksjennings at gmail dot com

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  56. Wowzers! What a great altered album. Hugs, Fran

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  57. Darling album! Love all the different paper you used. xxD dlmundinger(at) yahoo (dot) com

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  58. What a fun project! I'm sure whoever wins it will love it. I live in Canada, so don't pick me :) TFS

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  59. I am always looking on ideas for affordable gifts and this is a great one. It is also nice to give someone who likes the scrapbook look, but not the work. Thanks for sharing:)

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  60. I make a Christmas scrapbook every year so loved your ideas....thanks
    jbp@unitelc.com

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  61. What a great idea. I am new to crafting and trying to soak up all these great projects!
    simplybren at hotmail dot com

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  62. Love your ideas. All of them. I've spent a while going over you blog and enjoyed your talent. Thanks for sharing. Happy holidays1

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  63. Really awesome idea!

    Susan
    lavenderangel@centurytel.net

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  64. Carri... your mini is adorable!! I love that sweet little rudolph on the last page!! Great job!!
    barb :)

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  65. What a cute album! Love how you can slip things in and out.

    spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

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  66. somebody is gonna be soooo happy for this lovely gift! Wonderful!

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  67. Wonderful mini album! You did a great job. It turned out so cute. Thanks for sharing.

    coupondenise at live dot com

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  68. Super cute album!! Wonderful :)

    Tanya
    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

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  69. What a great way to spend the weekend getting so many ideas

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  70. so cute beckywoodruff@kentucky.usa.com

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  71. I love how you did this, using all the different kinds of paper. Great job!

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  72. I just love the Target dollar bin! I love your choice of paper in the scrapbook!

    dmcarlisle09atgmaildotcom

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  73. This is so cute. I too, love the Target dollar bin.

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  74. Love this , what a great idea...
    I am from Canada but i wanted to tell you how much I loved both of your projects...

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  75. What a nifty idea. I think the students would love to make these too!

    Georgiana
    http://carsonscricutcreations.blogspot.com/

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  76. Wonderful album!

    tracyg398@yahoo.com

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  77. Darling album, I wish I was as smart as you to find cute stuff in the dollar section, genius!
    jpshirley@ymail.com

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  78. What a wonderful album! Great job!

    Melissa
    www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

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  79. Carri
    This is a beautiful album, I love all the details and festive papers!
    I am already a follower of your blog
    TFS and a chance to win
    Bonnie C
    http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
    ascrapabove(at)aol(dot)com

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  80. really really cute book ! TFS
    www.debseclecticthoughts.blogspot.com

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  81. Great job on this album. It looks great! me(at)glorajean(dot)com.

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  82. You did a wonderful job on your Christmas scrapbook album! Great details and beautiful papers!
    sucor_2 at hotmail.com

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  83. Wow you made that book look great! Great details and paper:)

    Pinkldycrafter

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  84. You make it look so easy. How do u crank out ur projects
    So easily?! Like the idea of altering a bad scrapbook into a better one.

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  85. love the album and tags. I just made my first tag the other day thanks to blogs like yours inspiring me. Albums are something I haven't quite gotten to yet but I'm thinking about making one soon.
    veronicaslavishlathers@hotmail.com

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  86. Great job converting your dollar find into a beautiful scrapbook!

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  87. The scrapbook is too cute!!!really cute embellishments. I loved your blog!!! Thanks for the blog hop!

    brazilianqt25@hotmail.com

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  88. That is so pretty!! I like all of the details and paper you used. I can't believe that was only $1!! I need to go to Target now LOL! Great video!

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  89. You did a beautiful job. All those different papers really make it extra special.

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  90. Love the mini album!

    cherylphillips AT comcast DOT net

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  91. Love the scrapbook and your choice of papers. TFS Susan
    shanna13@frontiernet.net

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  92. I love when I find cool things at the $1 spot to re-make.

    -- dalis
    alidalis AT comcast DOT net

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  93. Love your idea for the album, gotta find the target 1.oo bin!
    lindamcintosh@verizon.net

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  94. Love the album Carri and love the paper you used on the album!!! Great video. You should do some more videos:)
    Happy Holidays my friend!!!
    hugs,
    Norma

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