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Saturday, November 20, 2010

YEAH! It's finally here....Thankful Blog Hop & Giveaway

Welcome to Creations with Becka and the MY THANKSGIVING BLESSINGS Blog Hop! If you've come from visiting Raven's blog, you're in the right place!

If you've just happened across my blog and would like to play along with our fun hop, you can go to INKING IT UP CRAZY and start at the beginning.
The theme of this blog hop is MY THANKSGIVING BLESSINGS. Each blog has created a project centered around the blessings they have had this past year. Be sure to visit each blog for inspiration and fun BLOG CANDY.

I am thankful for my family. It really doesn't matter how much money or stuff you have, or how big your house is or what kind of car you drive. The most important thing to me is my family. My wonderful husband and my 2 healthy beautiful children are my life! I am a better person because of them and I am so blessed that God gave them to me. So that is what I am most thankful for this and every year.

For this blog hop, I made a picture book that can also be made into a hanging star. Check out this video, and be nice, it is the very first video I have made.

Pictures of the inside pages:
Ok, Here are the pictures I did along the way.


1. Cut 2 12x12 cardstock into 4"x11" strips for a total of 6, fold at 5.5"
2. Cut 2 12x12 cardstock into 4"x9" strips for a total of 6, fold at 4.5"
3. Cut 2 12x12 cardstock into 4x8' strips for a total of 6, fold at 4"

4. Cut 1 12x12 patterned paper into 3.75x3.75" for a total of 15
5. Cut solid colored cardstock into 3.5x3.5" squares for a total of 15
6. Cut 2 pattern cardstock paper for front and back cover 5.25x3.5" and strip for cover bind area at 4x2.5"
7. Cut 24" of ribbon, with 6" left at both sided of cover to be able to tie it together.

8. Glue all 3.75x3.75" paper to 3.5x3.5 paper to create a layered square, the glue layered square to 4x8" areas
9. Add all embelishments you want- cricut cuts, brads etc....

10. Take the 4x11" strip and add glue to the far right end in a .5" stripe, I used my ATG gun for this.
then take 4x9" stripe and stick to 4x11" strip end by lining up the ends, then do the same with the 4x8" strip. Repeat on left.
11. Repeat on all.

12. Take all booklets and glue together. Add Ribbon to the center of the cover, glue it down.

13. Add the cover pattern paper and embelishments, the and cover binder and you are done...

On now onto my Giveaway!! YEAH I am so excited are you? I am giving away My Pink Stamper Stamp Set More Punny-licious. My very favorite stamps!!!

 For a chance to win this set of awesome stamps you:
1. Must be a follower
2. Leave a comment about what you are thankful for.
3. Check out all the blogs on this awesome blog hop.

and that is it, how easy is that????? I will draw a winner Monday afternoon by random.org and announce the winner later that night.

Here is a list of blogs just in case you get lost along the way.
Kassidy- http://www.inkingitupcrazy.blogspot.com/
Theresa- http://www.juicycricutcards.blogspot.com/
Jenny- http://www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com/
Celeste- http://www.ccscards.blogspot.com/
Raven- http://www.love4stamps.blogspot.com/
Rebecca- http://www.creationswithbecka.blogspot.com/        YOU ARE HERE!
Debbie- http://www.craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com/           NEXT STOP!
Elisha- http://www.milehighstamping.blogspot.com/
Sherri- http://www.sherrisspace.blogspot.com/
Susan- http://www.itsmesusanp.blogspot.com/
Sandra- http://www.365daysofcricut.blogspot.com/
Kathy- http://www.kathyand3kids.blogspot.com/


Christina said...

Oh this is a great project. I am so going to make some of these for Christmas. Thanks for sharing. I am your newest stalker... I am thankful for hops that introduce me to new ideas.

Lesley from WI said...

Great job on your video. The tutorial is wonderful and easy to follow. I love this book. The inside is really cool! I am thankful for my wonderful husband of 23 years and our 2 boys. I love them dearly! I am a follower

JennyKozar said...

Great project and the video was an awesome teaching tool. Thanks!!!

Anna said...

Adorable and very creative!!! I am now a follower.
Thanks for the chance to win.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

Perfectly Unperfect Cards said...

Oh thanks for the step by step instructions it makes it nice when you want to blogjack an Idea :D hehe. I am thankful for lots of things, but one is all the awesome crafting ladies I have met along my crafting journey.

Scrappy Jackie said...

Wow! So fun and pretty! This is such a great project! THank you for sharing... I want to make some... Your video was great for your first video! I have never tried one... Thank you for a fun blog and for sharing your faith! Have a wonderful and thankful Thanksgiving! God Bless!

Raven B said...

Becka great video! What a great mini.

Jayne said...

Cute project! I am going to have to try this! I am so thankful for my partner who supports me in everything I do.


Cathie w said...

beautifully done love all those rich fall colors


critterbugg365 said...

Wow that is so cool! I have never seen one like this. I really like the leaf cuts. Nice being on the hop with you, Sandra

Angela R said...

I'm so glad to become a follower of yours! Your project is so clever and beautiful! This year I am thankful that I have been able to have my grandma (nannie) here for another year, she is 80 but young at heart! Have a happy Thanksgiving!
Contact Info: arebori0204@gmail.com

sillyp said...

I have made these for Christmas gifts. You did a great job decorating the inside.

Jamie said...

This is GREAT! I would love to learn how to do that. I am your new follower! I am very thankful for my family and friends. It's been a tough year and I am glad my mom is still here.


SherriC. said...

Great job on your 1st video!!!! I love your book, thank you soooo much for the directions, I am sooo thnakful for my Family,

The Scrapoholic said...

fantastic book! love the colors!

Libby Beach said...

That is a really really awesome book! Thanks for the video too! you did a great job :)

Amy said...

Great project! Thanks for sharing.

The Scrapbooking Queen said...

Oh I just love your album it adorable and love how you gave detail directions always a plus in my book...
Thank you for sharing your talent
The Scrapbooking Queen


Great job on your video. The tutorial is wonderful and easy to follow. I love this book. I am thankful for my husband I love him dearly! I am already follower
Rebecca Minor
buzzybeedesigns AT yahoo DOT com

Tabitha said...

Love your project! Thanks for sharing. You are very detailed in how it all came together. Thanks for that. I am thankful for my family, especially my hard working hubby who is the best in the whole wide world. Seriously he is!
I am a new follower also.

Michele's Scrapy Creations said...

great project! adding to my gift idea binder. Thanks for sharing

michelesscrapycreations35 at yahoo dot com

Michele's Scrapy Creations said...

forget to add i'm thankful for my family.

Suella said...

Awesome project! I am thankful for God, family & friends! TFS

shari said...

Awesome mini, great job on the video. I'm thankful for my family and our good health. Thanks for the chance to win. Shari (cricutrookie)

jennyplace2 said...

Very lovely project and of course wonderful things to be thankful for. I am always looking for different types of albums to make and I have never seen this one done before, guess what I will be doing later! TFS!
I am grateful for my family and friends!
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.
Oh and by the way your video rocked, you did a great job!

quilt4fun2 said...

Very interesting project. Directions are great. Thank You for being in the hop and for a chance to win great prizes. I am a follower and I am Thankful most for my Family and Friends!
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

swtdrm3 said...

I am thankful above all for my two daughters, my son-in-law who is wonderful to my daughter, my 6 grandchildren, my Mom of course and the rest of the gang. My BFF-Peggy, a job that I like, oh I could go on 4ever.
Love your gratitude journal - love the fall colors

CanadianWynn said...

I love that project...(where are my scissors???) I am thankful for blogs!!! lol ( gives me inspiration!!!)

Susan said...

What a beautiful project. You did a great job. Thank you for the inspiration.
susanpollock37 at yahoo dot com

Cricut Chick said...

This is absolutely Awesome! I will have to visit this video several times. It takes me a minute to catch on. Great job on your first video. I just started them too and I love doing them. I tried to become a follower but my pic won't show up like it always does. I tried it three times so hopefully you don't see me on there three times. I'll check on it later! Thanks for the project:)

Cricut Chick

terriennz said...

LOVE your project! Very elegant & the colors really pop (& work well)! I'm a new follower! :)

Thanks for a chance to win! LOVE Robyn.. and don't own any of her stamps (yet).

Terrie Barroso

Minta's Creations said...

Love your project I want to make one now.

I'm your newest follower..

Check out my blog.

Trisha said...

I love your book. The colors and everything are so Fall (my favorite time of year). Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.


Vanessa said...

I am loving ya'lls blog hop. Such great projects. I really like the size of your mini album. I looks like it's pocket size. What I am thankful for... there is so much. I am truly truly blessed. For just a few I am so incredibly thankful for

Darlene said...

WOW! Ive never seen this book before. TFS
desaucier at bellsouth dot net

SpantastiKreations said...

What an adorable little album.
I love the papers (I have a lot of them too.)


Celeste B. said...

What a great idea!!! I'm so glad I got to be part of this hop with you!!! What an amazing creation!!!! TFS! :)

pattyk said...

Great video and a wonderful project.Tkhanks millierose651@aol.com

Jamie said...

what a super cute project I love all the papers you used and i love that it doubles as something other than just a book! thanks for sharing and the chance to win!

ScrapinShana said...

I love this project! I'm definately gonna try it, I think they would make nice gifts! I am so thankful for my job, which I LOVE, but also helps me provide for my family.I hope you and your family have a nice Thanksgiving! =)

Debbie said...

wow I love your project it so cute, I will have to give this a try its nice to be doing the hop with you debbie I would love to be your winner, love these stamps Debbiewilson62@comcast.net

Lindsay said...

Such an awesome idea! I can't wait to make one of my own! I am a new follower! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win!

Scrappin' Sista said...

Great job on the video. Awesome book. TFS sharing. I'm already a follower and enjoy your creations. I'm thankful my wonderful family. I'm especially thankful to still have my mother who is healthy and living life to the fullest. TFS!


Lilygirl said...

Great video!! Thank you for sharing!! I am thankful for my hard-working husband and beautiful family.

Anonymous said...

This is so Amazing, the way it turns into a star! You did a fantastic "first" video & thanks for the written instructions with pics, very helpful!! Love this idea, Becca! Thanks for doing this hop! I am most thankful for my family & good health of all of us!!


craftymom205 said...

Great project.

Michel E

Kards by Kathi said...

I am thankful for my health and my cat. Thanks for sharing on this great blog hop.

donna habbibi said...

awesome project!!!really loved it...im thankful for my family!!!they are the best ever...

MommaMcVic said...

Im a follower, Love your mini! It is very cute! I am thankful for my mom time.. sometimes I really need it.LOL!

Debbi said...

Great project! I love all of the details.
I'm a follower, and I'm thankful for so many things. Mostly my God and my family. We are healthy, our needs are met, and we all love each other. I am blessed!

Rhonda Miller said...

What a great book. I just love how it turns into a hanging star. tFS.

Marianne - Fiskateer #6701 said...

Your first video turned out great! It really helped to picture the final outcome of the project! Thank you for being a part of this fun hop! I appreciate all of the work you with your video showing us your wonderful book!

Ryansmaama said...

Love your project. Thanks for sharing. I have become a follower and look forward to seeing more from you. I am thankful for my wonderful family together for Thanksgiving again this year. -- Ryansmaama

A Scrap Above said...

Hi Rebecca~

I love your photo book, I love all the festive papers and detail.
I am very thankful for my wonderful husband and our 2 daughters, they are my world.
I am a new follower on your blog.
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie C
ascrapabove at aol dot com

Lisa J said...

This is such a wonderful idea! You can hang it on special occasions and you don't have to put it away in the off season but leave it out on a bookshelf!

tjsgal at gmail dot com

GreenScrap said...

That is a great mini!! I love minis!! I am so thankful for my baby girl and my loving husband I can't believe I am so lucky!! TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

Karen said...

Thanks for the wonderful idea. This is an awsome book. I think I will do some as gifts. I am so thankful for My Lord and my family.

Karelj said...

You knocked another out of the park! Thanks so much for sharing the wonderful star album...and for the terrific video you did! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. ksjennings at gmail dot com

creative patti said...

I love your project. Great Job. Thank you for sharing. I am most thankful to have my husband and my wonderful children. Even though this has been a very tough year regarding my older children I still Thank God for all the good and the bad. I am now a follower of your blog.

Tammy said...

awesome project great colors

Carol E. said...

What a great project and thanks for the video and the instructions on how to make one. I am Thankful for my husband and 4 kids that God has brought into my life...they make me who I am and brighten my kife everyday..yes even on those trying days.
Thanks for sharing your project.
cjtj1999 at hotmail dot com

Sheree said...

This is an awesome project! Wow! I cannot wait to make this one...What a great idea! I am thankful for my family, the Lord in my life, and my friends. Thank you for the chance to win!

Kathy said...

Beatuiful picture book! And thanks for such detailed instructions! I'm going to give it a try. Thanks for sharing!

Scrapnatic said...

I will have to try this! Thanks for sharing!! I love it!!

Laura Lee said...

Gorgeous book.. love the colours...
I am thankful to have a job...and all the little things in life..

Dana said...

I love your project! I am going to create one this weekend with the kids and Grandma. THey will love it! Thanks.

silvia said...

Gorgeous mini album!! I am thankful that my husband and I were able to send our son to his college of choice this year.

kramer_buffy said...

thanks for the tutorial!!!! it looks amazing!

-- dalis
alidalis AT comcast DOT net

Celestine1686 said...

wow lovw your project and love the giveaway, Laura

My Crafting Time said...

Love your fall project. Love the rich fall colors! Thanks for the tutorial. I am a new follower. Thanks for a chance to win.

stacy at mycraftingtime dot com

Michelle F. said...

Great project! I am thankful that I live in a fabulous free country ...Canada !

Anonymous said...

Wow, this is a great project and THANK YOU for the step by step. What a great gift idea!

I am a follower! thanks so much for sharing all your great projects!


sdelong1228 said...

Good job on the video! I really like this book and thanks for the written directions as well. I'm a follower. I am thankful that all of my family is healthy!

Heather said...

Great project! I am thankful for my family!
ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

Tanya said...

Awesome project! Great first video :) I have been wanting to make one of these for a couple years now... lol. Thanks for the inspiration, maybe I will finally do it with your instuctions!

phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

Juicy Creations said...

great project Rebecca!!!

Marianne said...

Your book is very nice. Your color choices are perfect for the season. I am a new follower of your blog. Thank you for sharing.

Marianne S.
sthquilter at gmail dot com

Charlotte said...

Great project and the video is super. Thanks for sharing

Scrappy Heartz said...

love it!! Can't wait to make one!! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win!!

Debbie Chapman

Sandee McIntyre said...

Very good idea! I am thankful for my husband and my 2 wonderful boys! TFS..

Denise said...

That is adorable. I will have to make one too. I am your newest follower.

nanapuddin said...

Great job on your video!! Love your project. May have to try one!! TFS! and thanks for the chance to win awesome blog candy!! I'm now a happy follower!

Heather said...

Great project!!! TFS I am a new follower.
bhoward at kci dot net

Cathy said...

What a great little book. I was thinking of making some kind of little book for 3 of my teenage granddaughters. This would be perfect. I am so very thankful for my family...husband, children and their spouses, and 15 terrific grandchildren. I am a new follower.

cathyhartle at gmail dot com

Barb said...

I am thankful for my family, my friends, my job, and a chance to win on your blog :)

Vicki said...

Great project. I am already a follower. Thankful for all the new friends I've made this year.

AmyJRockstar said...

I am a new follower and I'd like to say, I'm super thankful for your awesome idea! It's the best one I've seen on the hop so far, and I absolutely want to get out of bed right now to create one, or two! ;) Thanks so much for sharing!
XO~ Amy Jo

Melissa said...

I am most thankful for my amazing husband and two wonderful sons! I love your mini album, I am always so jealous of you creative people who make these and they turn out so cute!

Today is my birthday and Robyn's stamps are on my birthday wish list so pick me please! :)


Lindy said...

Great project and wonderful video. TFS

Patti Ross said...

LOVE this project and will have to make one of my own! I'm your newest follower and like you, I am truly thankful and blessed to have an amazing family. As day care provider for my two beautiful granddaughters (3 yrs and 3 months)I am blessed beyond my wildest dreams - and so thankful to be a part of their lives!!!!

Patti Ross

mbchoj said...

What a beautiful book. Love the colors.
mbchoj at aol dot com

jenni said...

great job on your first video, what an inspiration to those of us who have'nt tried it yet. I am so thankful for my husbands job and children that are trying so hard to be good people.

just-cut-n-up said...

I am a follower. I am so grateful for my two daughters, who are also my best friends and my two darling grandaughters who are just precious. Your project is just way too cool!

forpahl5 said...

Love, love , love this! Thanks for sharing! I am thankful for a wonderful husband who spoils me and for my 3 boys!

Angie said...

What an awsome project, you are very talented. iam thankful for my family, my wonderful girls and my hubby.


JD said...

Great project. LOVE the detailed instructions! TFS!

Your newest follower,

Jen said...

I'm so excited to have found a new blog friend. I'm now your newest follower. I would love for you to stop by and visit my blog sometime. jennyscards.blogspot.com

Thanks so much for sharing your video and project with us. I loved it!!! I'm thankful for so many things...I'm very blessed. I'm thankful for all of the wonderful ladies I have met through the blog world. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

Auntie Em said...

Your mini album/hanging star is adorable! Great video, especially since it is your first! :o) And great photo tutorial to go with it.
Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for sharing! :o)

lamerlisa@hotmail.com said...

neat idea , thanks for sharing!!!


ladydi47 said...

I love your little book...you have made great photos to follow with the directions! Thanks.
Diana B.

I'm a follower too!

penbrandy said...

I love the album...very cute!!...Thank you very much for sharing!! Brandy

Penbrandy at msn dot com

Darline said...

AWESOME album! Thank you for including the instructions! I am most thankful for my family -- they are my world! I am following your blog NOW :)

wilder4ga at comcast dot net

Coffee said...

I am thankful that you shared this beautiful books and video with us.

Theresa said...

New follower here, thanks to the blog hop. I'm so excited to try making my own album..thanks so much for the great instructions. Like most, I am thankful for my family more than anything.

Lisha said...

what a great project... I also subscribed to your youtube

Angie Smith said...

Hi Becka! I love your blog....and now I am a follower! I just made my first mini book and I love them. Thanks for the inspiration. My biggest Thanksgiving blessing will be my youngest son coming in to visit for the holiday!!!!


Hannah's Stampin' Nana said...

great projects, I love it.. glad you were part of the hop :-)

I am thankful for everyday I get to enjoy my crafts, family and friends :-)


lostnwa98 at frontier dot com

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Great mini and great video!!! Love it!!! great job:)

Lymari said...

So cute I really love the leaves and the colors!!!

Caroline said...

What a cute project and awesome instructions!! I'm thankful for some time off to spend with my family making more memeories for me to scrap!!

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