I'd Rather Be At The Beach Blog Hop!

Welcome to the "I'd Rather Be At The Beach" Blog Hop. This blog hop runs from May 18-22. We’ve had so much fun creating this hop, and we have a wonderful line up with some oh-so-talented crafters. You will find loads of projects with a beachy theme throughout this hop! If you love the beach as much as I do, then you won't want to miss this one! We have LOTS of blog candy to offer! Please check back daily for your chance to win!

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! :)

Here's the 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/

Now for my project for today! I was very excited when I got a custom order for a beach themed album about a month ago. Beccy wanted a Beach themed chipboard album to send to her family in Germany who came for a visit. She also wanted a page that was asian themed because they visited an asian garden. So I took her suggestions and this is what I came up with...

Now for today's blog candy!

Kimberly from My Craft Spot has offered some of her lovely crinkled hand dyed ribbons in these beautiful beachy colors!

To win all you have to do is:
1. Stop by Kimberly's blog here: http://craftspotbykimberly.blogspot.com/ and make sure you follow her blog!
2. Become a follower of my blog if you aren't already
3. Leave a comment on this post letting me know that you stopped by and became a follower of my blog as well as Kimberly's

Thanks so much for stopping by! Check back daily for more projects & prizes! Make sure you hop along and see what Dawn has in store for today!


Liz said...

always love your work, and those ribbons are awesome. i am follower of both

Anita said...

Everything you do is GREAT!!!!!I love this beach blog hop.I will be ordering more albums soon.
Hugs, Anita

Margaret said...

Emily, I love this album. Super work girl! I'd love to have those ribbons!!

Amanda said...

Love this! Super cute! I am a follower of your blog as well as Kimberly's. TFS!

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

Craft Confectionery said...

Super Cute! I love it. I am a new follower too!!

I have blog candy on my page as well..

I hope that you can pop over and look

Crafty Hugs,

Mary D said...

I am a follower of your blog

Martha galvez said...

Emily! This album is sooo adorable!! I love it! TFS! Already follow, of course!

Houses Built of Cards said...

ADORABLE album!!! Love all the colors and embellishments!!! I'm a new follower...and I'm already a follower of My Craft Spot - LOVE her ribbon!!!


Ashleyplus2.5 said...

I love this album so fun and colorful!!! Great theme i am loving this!!!

The Scrapbooking Queen said...

Really cute album I just love it... so beachy ...
The Scrapbooking Queen

Salnclts said...

I love your album! I just became a follower of your blog.

Cyndi S said...

Beautiful album. I am a follower of yours and Kimberly's blog.
cstephenson at q dot com

kathlee said...

SUPER SWEET! All of you mini's are just beautiful!
I already follow you and Kimberly!

April said...

So cute!

Dana's Crafty Corner said...

Very Beautiful Emily!

Lisa Marie Hipkins said...

Emily, love your beach book!!Can't wait to see what you put up tomorrow!

Karen said...

I want to go to the Beach after viewing your mini...very nice work.

Gill McCall said...

This is a beautiful album Emily - i NEED to make one my myself but never seem to have the time !

LBrocchi said...

Love your album!! I am so thrilled about this hop because I am a beach nut! I am already a follower of yours and just became a new follower of Kim's.

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

Anonymous said...

super fun and summery...TFS!!!


Lisa said...

Wow - this album is so amazing! I love your design! I'm already a follower of both you and Kimberly :)


Lillian Child said...

What a delightful and colorful album. I'm sure Beccy will be delighted. And I am already a follower of your blog AND Kimberly's!

mamawcindy said...

What a Fun Hop!!! Love your Beach Album. Can't wait to see what you have tomorrow. :0)
cindymarshall63@hotmail dot com

Pamela Lash said...

Such a lovely album - TFS! I am a follower of your blog as well as Kimberly's.
pam_lash at yahoo dot com

Anna said...

Wow awesome album. Just wonderful.
I've been a follower of both blogs.
Thanks for the chance to win.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

Cathy said...

I love your album...so colorful. I stopped by Kimberly's blog, I am already follower of you and her. thanks for a chance to win those awesome ribbon.

JustaFewDesigns said...

LOVE IT kiddo! You do such a great job...LOVE the ribbon too!! i want it! lol

Stacey Brucale said...

I LOVE your project! I'm following both blogs on GFC as squiggles87.


Barbara B said...

Awesome and Beautiful Beach Book. I am usually a pink color person, but I loved the vibrant colors!
Barb at bkb248@gmail.com

Sherrie K. said...

Your album is asorable. I love your style!
Sherrie K

Cindy said...

Beautiful book Emily!! Love seeing what you create. :)


Crafty Diva said...

I love that album! I'm headed to the ocean this summer and it is awesome inspiration! I am a new follower!
j dot berb at hotmail dot com

Laura (tweetyb) said...

Wow! This is amazing!!
Follower on both blogs!
♥ Laura ♥

Becky Moore said...

What a fantastic album!

smilesmoore2 atverizon dotnet

Colleen said...

Awesome album! Already a follower of you, and now of Kimberly as well! TFS!
Colleen co11een903@yahoo.com

Darlene said...

new follower. WOW awesome album! TFS

desaucier at bellsouth dot net

joydee1963 said...

already a follower of your blog,Now a follower of kimberly blog!Beautiful beach album,Love it! Going to beach in 3 weeks!! joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Krista's Paper Cafe said...

Emily, stunning colors and and layouts with many fun embellishments for your beach album. Wouldn't expect any less from you.

Creative Diva said...

What an awesome album you made. Great job. Already a follower.

creativediva98 at gmail dot com

Nancy said...

Havin a hip hopping day!

Trisha said...

Your mini album is fabulous. So bright and colorful. I am already a follower of both you and Kimberly. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win this fabulous ribbon. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

Kat said...

Love the use of orange in this book! I'm totally in ♥ with orange right now. Thanks for sharing!

ShersL84bed said...

Wow, you have put a ton of work into this album, great job.

Smiles Sher

Anonymous said...

Beautiful album . You can really tell that you took a lot of time on this. I am now a follower with your blog as well as kimberly's


PixiesDelight said...

Following you and Kimberly!
LOVE the album!!!

Lisa Ralston

Becky Dunham said...

Such a cute album Emily! i would rather be at the beach too, unfortunately I am in land-locked Utah - i guess i could go to a lake beach :) I am already a follower of yours and of kimberly's - I love that crinkled ribbon - Just happened to win some from Kimberly and I have been playing with it constantly since I got it! Thanks for hosting this fun hop - i am off to play (hop) now!

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

Kimmarie Baker said...

WOW! I know I have told you this beforte... I love this album.. and the papers you used. So colorful just the way summer should be! I stopped by Kimberly - can't wait to shop there! Thank you for having me in this fun hop. You did a great job! :)

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the beach album. Now following both blogs.

jenni said...

I already follow Kimberly's blog and now your blog and I adore your mini albums, you are so talented!

Sherri said...

that's one loaded out mini album!

Sherri said...

i am now a follower of you and Kimberly

scrappingmamma said...

your album is amazing! I just love the colors! beautiful.

Josie0602 said...

Awesome album! I am already a follower of your blog and Kimberly's too!
This hop is just perfect for me...we just returned from a beach vacation and I miss it already!


A Jillian Vance Design said...

Wow, its gorgeous! I love it! Followed Kimberly's blog :)
God Bless,

Anonymous said...

This is beautiful, I love all the fun detail! Thank you so much for sharing! I am a new follower and so exited to see some future projects!
Contact Info:
arebori0204@gmail.com or www.scraptillyadrop.blogspot.com

Chriss America Real said...

Emily, you are truely an artist! I get goosebumps looking at your work! I just can't get over your creativity!

I went over to Kimberly's place...love the hand dyed victorian ribbon..so pretty!


Anniebee said...

This is really cute, Emily! I got a quick glimpse of the one for Day 2 when I scrolled past it to get here and I can already tell that it's going to be a new favorite! You have probably seen that same color scheme on my blog a couple of times! It just astounds me how similar our tastes are!

I visited Kimberly (had been there before but just became a follower tonight) and left a comment for her too. She does really cute work and her seam binding ribbons are scrumptious! You know that I already follow you and I'm so glad I found you all those months ago.

anniebeescraftroom at gmail dot com

AmyJRockstar said...

This looks like a ton of work, but it's so worth it! I wish I could create mini albums like these. I have yet to complete my first one! I can't keep up with the cards I have to do, let alone make amazing albums like yours! :0) I'm a follower of both blogs and very happy to be! Thank you!

XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com

thekolbes said...

Gorgeous. You did an awesome job I bet she loved it. I am a new follower of Kimberly's and already a follower of yours. Thanks so much
krazykcrafers at msn dot com

Doris P. said...

OMG - love the bold colors, ribbons, everything!!! It's an awesome album!!

christys_scrappin said...

This is just tooooo stinkin cute! OMG! I am now a follower! Hope you can do the same! :-) Thanks for sharing!


Lisa R. said...

Awesome beachy album. Following both blogs. TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

scrapBugz said...

Awesome album! Following both blogs. Thanks for a wonderful blog hop theme and having a chance to win.

mjbaker at earthlink dot net

karensk said...

Love the album. I also am an Ohio resident and sick and tired of rain and cold, done with that.
I became am a follower of your blog as well as Kimberly's.
Thanks for sharing
karenk 3 at ameritech dot net

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