I'd Rather Be At The Beach Blog Hop - Day 5!

Welcome to Day 5, the last day of the "I'd Rather Be At The Beach" Blog Hop. This hop has been sooo much fun! I just LOVE the beach and all of the beach themed projects that I've seen throughout the hop! Are you ready for what I have in store for you today? I've got BIG blog candy, a BIG sale in my Etsy shop, and a sweet little project!

REMEMBER, you MUST hop through the entire hop and comment on each blog to be eligible for any blog candy throughout this hop! There are lots of beautiful projects and lots of great blog candy, so by hopping along each day I can assure you that you will not be disappointed! :)

For today's project I was debating on doing an album or something different, so I decided to go with something different! :-)

I love altering things and clipboards have become one of my favorite things to alter! I used the "Shore Thing" paper collection from Imaginisce. I love this paper and have had it sitting on my shelf for quite a while! I also purchased the Beach penguin patterns from My Scrap Chick to use with this paper line. I plan on making an album with this paper line soon, but for now, I decided to just do this cute little clipboard. Oh, and the punch that I used on the bottom and on the tags is by ek success, one of my favorite punches that I own! I hope you all love this project! It was a lot of fun to make!

This little clipboard can be found in my Etsy shop for sale now!

Speaking of my Etsy shop... Some of you have mentioned that you wanted to buy a kit or an album or something from my shop... well, now is your time! TODAY ONLY I am offering a coupon code for 15% off your ENTIRE order! Just enter coupon code BEACH15 when checking out. That's not all! ALSO I am offering buy 3 get 2 free on all of my DIY kits! If you don't see one that you like, that's no problem! Just message me and I will make one up for you, any theme/any colors! This sale is today only and I am offering it to you all for being such wonderful friends for hopping along with me on my very first hop as a hostess!

And it gets better.... today's blog candy is just AWESOME!!!!

Today, Jaime from Books By J-ME has been so sweet to send this beautiful set of Beachy 6x6 paper with some chipboard embellishments for me to give away to one of you!
To win this, please check out Jaime's etsy shop HERE and add her to your favorites! I love ordering from her, she's always so quick to ship out and has the newest paper lines with great prices!

And for the GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY.... I am offering this:
One lucky hopper will win everything shown in the photo above which is:
The American Crafts Heat Wave Collection
48 Sheets 12x12 Designer Patterned Papers
1 pkg - Remarks Journaling Stickers
1 pkg - Remarks Accent Stickers
1 pkg - Remarks Alphabet Stickers
1 pkg - Chipboard Stickers
1 pkg - Beach House Chipboard Pieces
1 pkg - Matching Flair Adhesive Badges

To win the grand prize giveaway, make sure you hop through all of the blogs on this hop and leave lovely comments, these ladies have worked extra hard to put on this hop for you!

Also, leave me a comment... let me know what you're ultimate favorite getaway is... if it's a beach, let me know which beach you love to visit! My favorite place to visit is North Carolina. Ever since I was a little girl I have been a big fan of the whole entire state. We vacationed in the Outer Banks this past September then drove down to Sunset Beach, NC and got married. Such a beautiful place!!!

If you haven't became a follower of my blog yet, please do so! Also, check me out on facebook! And, if you haven't visited my etsy shop yet, please do so, take advantage of the sale, or add me to your favorites and come back and check it out later! I'm always adding new stuff to my shop and gladly take suggestions for new items!

If you missed out on any of the days of the hop, make sure you go back through my blog and check out all of the posts and leave a comment! I am offering up blog candy every day of the hop, so don't miss out on your chance to win!

Thanks so much to everyone for stopping by! This hop has been awesome and I hope you come back and check out my blog later as well!

Make sure you hop along and see what Dawn has in store for today!

And in case you get lost, here's the full lineup:
Emily: http://www.createserendipity.net
Dawn: http://dawnsdesignsthatdelight.blogspot.com/
Tricia: http://lshdesigns.blogspot.com/
Margaret: http://auntmargaretdesigns.blogspot.com/
Janet: http://www.createatdreamscrapbooks.blogspot.com/
Lisa: http://honeybearzdesigns2011.blogspot.com/
Theresa: http://www.thescrapbookingqueen.com
Lisa: http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
Elsa: http://justafewdesigns.blogspot.com/
Martha: http://pattisscrapingtime.blogspot.com/
Dana: http://danascraftycorner.blogspot.com/
April: http://www.curlsngrins.blogspot.com/
Kim: http://kimmarieskorner.blogspot.com/
Gill: http://www.creationsbygillm.blogspot.com/
Jackie: http://jackrabbitscrappin.blogspot.com/


Jacqueline said...

Love the penguin, TFS (already a follower)
Hugs ~ Jacqueline

Cathy said...

Penguins are adorable. I too am a follower. I like to do altered projects too.

Margaret said...

Awesome job on the clipboard Emily!! I always admire and love everything that you make. Awesome grand prize giveaway!!

VanessaB said...

that is soooooooooooo CUTE! love the penguin! :)

Nancy said...

Those cute penguins rule the beach! Love it

Karen said...

The penguin is so cute, thanks for sharing.

Sherrie K. said...

Your clipboard is just darling. I love the penguin and all the details. Thanks so much for the sale today at your Etsy shop. I will check it out. THANKS for such a great hop! It's been a lot of fun hopping along. Great projects and inspiration:)
My ultimate favorite beach is in Mexico where we go every year. Los Palomos Resort in Puerto Penasco...Love it!
Thanks again for sharing all your talent and for a chance to win!
Sherrie K
jskoning at msn dot com

Chriss America Real said...

Oh my gosh! This is so cute! You are so talented!

I just ordered the beach album and the "Life is a challenge" card from your esty store. I wanted the beach album you made with the Graphic 45 paper (I think it was day 2) but I couldn't find it. Since I live at the beach and decorate my house with beach theme, I love anything beachy!


Lisa R. said...

Wow, what a fun altered project! Love the paper. TFS joy4umetoo @hotmail cot com

Rachel said...

I love those little sand penguins!! How cute!


JustaFewDesigns said...

Oh Em...awesome! I love em penguins!! and you did just a great job at picking the grand prize!!! wow,, way to go kiddo.

joydee1963 said...

I did all 5 days ,All your project were great,I am a follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

mamawcindy said...

Love your Altered Clip Board. I have a clip board in my Craft Room that I need to Alter. Going to do it in Hooty Owls!!! So sad this is the last day of the Hop. It has been so fun. The Great thing about my favorite Getaway is I get to go there everyday.(My Craftroom)!!!! He! He!
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

LBrocchi said...

Love the clip board!! I have really enjoyed this hop since I am a beach nut and don't get to go this year! BUMMER! My favorite place to go is also the Outer Banks, NC because that is where we vacationed every year when I was a kid!

-Lauren B
lbrocchi (at) gmail (dot) com

Becky Dunham said...

This is so adorable Emily! Love the penguins :) i have not been to a lot of places but we went to the Carribbean on our honeymoon and I loved every place I visited there. We were on a sailing ship cruise which was fabulous to me. I would not go on one of those big cruise ships - sailing is the way for me! That is my idea of a dream vacation, sailing at night to a different port to wake up to - absolutely fabulous! Since that was almost 24 years ago and we have not been since but dream about doing it again - i would have to say that I love to vacation here at home - sounds funny but i live in Utah and we have so much to offer right here that i am perfectly happy. We don't have a real beach but we have the red deserts of Moab where i was born and I love Zions. i could go on and on, but i better not. Thanks for hosting this hop and for the chance to win such fabulous prizes!

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

Tanya said...

I love this clip board!!!! Great job!!!


Nancie said...

As always your work is amazing!


Trisha said...

Your altered clipboard is fantastic. I did make the etsy shop a favorite. This is a fabulous chance to win. TFS and I am a follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

So cute! I am a big fan!! My favorite vacation spot is Disneyworld!!
Thanks for the chance to win!!

stacysmith2 @ hotmail.com

Doris P. said...

i've hopped every day! LOVE all the projects and discovered many awesome blogs. My fav (dream) getaway is to go to Hawaii and sit/ swim in the water, walk on the beach and just breathe in the awesome beauty!! if not there then to take my grandson (my son) to Disneyland!!

thekolbes said...

Love your clipboard. I am really a huge fan of penguins. My fav place to go is Minnesota, as it is close and we can get there and back in a weekend and still have time to have fun. I don't have an etsy accout but am liking Jamie on facebook and of course a follower of yours
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

Barbara B said...

The penguin is so cute!!! And the clipboard is awesome. My favorite beach is Daytonna. I was there for Spring Break in college and again last year with my family... It is awesome. Thanks for the hop. It has been awesome!
Barbara B

Stacey Brucale said...

This clipboard is so cute! My favorite place to getaway is camping...anywhere. Doesn't matter where as long as it's someplace that has a bathroom. I follow as squiggles87.


Kimmarie Baker said...

I think that clipboard is adorable!!! My daughter's teacher would definitely love that... She loves penguins. We go to Seaside Hts and Belmar beach throughout the summer. My favorite beach is Virginia Beach. We went once a few years ago... it was so beautiful! tfs http://kimmarieskorner.blogspot.com

Anniebee said...

This really HAS been one of the best blog hops I've been on so far and I'm a blog hopping fool! LOL! Love the clipboard! I love to alter things too so this is right up my alley. Cute paper line too and the beach penguins are just adorable. You did a great job putting the whole hop together.

My favorite getaway would have to be San Francisco, CA or the Ozark Mountains. I love them both and they are completely different.
Thanks for the chance to win.

anniebeescraftroom at gmail dot com

Dana's Crafty Corner said...

Cute Penguin!!! :)


Quinceyface said...

This is the best array of projects I have seen in a long time. Thanks so much for all the work and sharing. i hop to win one of the blog candy prizes, thanks for that opportunity as will.


Unknown said...

Wow you are so talented!! I see lots of inspiration!! TFS
Denise in WA
ddhud4 at comcast dot net

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Wow soo cute!!

mommyscraftycreations at gmail dot com

AJoy said...

Love the clipboard! Came over from Lisa's Birthday Hop. Thanks for sharing another great set of projects!

nginerd at gmail dot com

Gill McCall said...

This is simply adorable and youve featured my favourite creatures - penguins!

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