Thursday, July 21, 2011

QQ DT Blog Hop


Good morning crafty friends!
Welcome to the Quick Quotes Get To Know The DT Blog Hop! I am thrilled to be a part of this wonderful company’s design team. If you are following the hop, you should have arrived here from Lisa’s Blog. If you just happened upon here, be sure to head over to the main Quick Quotes Blog and join the FUN!

Our blog hop starts today and goes through Saturday. So please be sure to visit each DT Member’s Blog. We all have some GREAT QQ  candy to giveaway!

Families Are Tied Together With Heartstrings Layout
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Here is a view of the entire layout.
another flourish close up
Here is a close up one of the flourishes. These are from the frosted flourishes embellishments from Quick Quotes.
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Here is another shot. I painted them with white acrylic paint and then inked the edges with some Powder Puff Purple Passion chalk ink and then covered the flourish with some Rock Candy Distress Stickles.
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Here is a shot of another flourish.
title close up
Here is a shot of the quote. It is from the Itty Bitty Box of Babies, Kids & Family, The tag is from parts of the July Club Q kit.
flower close up
Here is a close up of the flowers that I created. If you are interested in “how” I created these you can, CLICK  HERE for a quick tutorial.

BLOG CANDY
Quick Quotes is allowing me to give away this wonderful prize:
Their NEW French Quarter Collection!
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This paper is beautiful! It is double-sided and cardstock weight. Gorgeous designs and rich color.



In order to win you just need to do 3 things:
#1 Become a follower of my blog
#2 Leave a comment
#3 Check the main QQ blog on Sunday the 24th when all winners will be announced

If you need to start the blog hop at the beginning please click here: www.blogquickquotes.com
Your next stop is: Michelle



Blog Hop Lineup/prize at that stop:

Quick Quotes Blog
Giving Away A FREE Private Reserve Getaway
Adora
Cherry Truffle Designer Paper Collection
Donna
Just Jackson Designer Paper Collection
JenniferS
Frosted Embellishments
Julie
Savvy Davvy Designer Paper Collection
Lisa
Glitter Chipboard Embellishments
ME (You’re Here)  :-)
French Quarter Designer Paper Collection
Michelle
12 Pack of Powder Puff Chalk Inks
Rhonda
Itty Bitty Box of Vellum Quotes & Vintage Alphabet Quote Sheet.
Theresa
Miss Morgan Designer Paper Collection









Be sure to drop by tomorrow as we announce our last challenge winners AND I bring you another great Quick Quotes project!

Thank you so much for coming by!
Melin

58 comments:

  1. Love what you did with the flourish. I cannot stand that you can't see them on a layout, so you made it better for me!

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  2. Gorgeous how you decorated the chipboard Melin!

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  3. Love your lo; the purples and greens together are one of my favorite color combos. And the flourishes are gorgeous.

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  5. Love your blog, the project you show and this hop a lot!

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  6. Love that family layout above. Gorgeous! I am now a follower of your blog!

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  7. Wow, all of these ideas are mind boggling. Love Love Love it!

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  8. Gorgeous family layout. Love the colors and the words about family. Already a follower :)

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  9. WOW it BEAUTIFUL Love your work and i am a follower

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  10. Love each element separately (5 pt flower and flourishes) - these are now in my ideas file. But the entire layout together is spectacular. Thanks for showing the entire project put together.

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  11. WOW!! Gorgeous LO!!! I'm already a follower ;)

    Hugs,
    Tanya

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  12. Absolutely beautiful 2 page layout, and awesome prize too!

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  13. Melin,
    I love the flourishes and the way you painted and embellished them. The flowers are beautiful as well. Just a gorgeous LO.

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  14. Beautiful layout...love the color combinations! Thanks for sharing!

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  15. your layout is beautiful! Im a follower thank youso much for the chance to win! Ill be back soon!
    kacee
    youhadmeatscrap.blogspot.com

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  16. beautiful LO! Love all the details and those flourishes.

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  17. THat layout is BEAUTIFUL! I love the flowers!!! Thanks for sharing.

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  18. Really love how you "glittered up" the embellishments.

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  19. Wow! I love the colors you used. I wouldn't have put them together, but it totally works.

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  20. Beautiful flowers -- thanks for the tutorial.

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  21. Love how you added extra embellishment to the frosted flourish. Amazing Melin! :)

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  22. I love that you embellished your florishes with the ink and glitter. the flowers match perfectly! but you didn't tell us anything about yourself!!! Hope to read more about you soon :)
    ~Liz

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  23. I am a new follower. What gorgeous work! Love the ink and glitter!

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  24. Your layout is absolutely beautiful!

    Sandy
    http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

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  25. I am a new follower and just in time! I actually bought a cricut expression almost 2 years ago but was unable to start to use it until recently...I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looking forward to great ideas on your blog!
    lmadara@ptd.net

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  26. Melin your projects are beautiful!

    Adora

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  27. Thank you for the recipe for the flowers. I've been seeing them on QQ and love them. Getting my green bug out.

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  28. I love the colors! That purplish blue just pops right out! Thanks so much and excited to be a new follower of QQ's blog!
    Lisa

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  29. Such great ideas for the flourishes and the flowers. Thanks for the great ideas and the floral tutorial. I will definitely be following your blog for a long time to come.

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  30. Gorgeous layout! Love the colors!
    I'm a new follower!

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  31. Im already a follower of your blog. I love your double layout. love how the colors pop off the black paper. Love that Idea.

    That paper line is so elegant.

    Sharon
    rsmobley85 at gmail dot come

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  32. I'm already a follower of your blog. The flowers are phenomenal!
    Carol

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  33. Gorgeous!! I love the quotes. How did you adhere the quotes?

    edoggsugarlipsandprincessbuttercup.blogspot.com

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  34. Wow I could stay here all day and learn from you. These are so inspiring.

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  35. beautiful family layout, love the bling and flowers, I am a follower, thanks for sharing.

    dbjb1519 at yahoo dot com

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  36. This is so stunning. I love the glitter, bling and flowers. I am a follower now. Hugs, Anita

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  37. Stunning page. Love all the dimensions.

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  38. I am already a follower of your blog,Beautiful Lo.Details are great.joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

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  39. Oh I really like the flourishes. I never thought I would be into glitter and gems. Gotta love it!

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  40. Wow great work. I love the mini tutorial for the florishes. I also love the papers, I am working on a project it would really go well with. Hmmm.. Guess I need to check my stash first. But,... Wow I really love the papers.
    PJWaldropStudios.Blogspot.com

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  41. Beautiful papers!

    www.justmonkeyingaroundcrafts.blogspot.com

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  42. Beautiful lay-out! Great flowers!

    Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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  43. I love your flourishes! Beautiful layout.

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  44. What an awesome trick with the frosted flourishes! Love how those turned out and your flowers are very pretty!

    Beautiful projects Melin, always a treat to see what you create!!!

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  45. This is a gorgeous lo! Love what you did with the colors. I am a follower and found the hop through your blog -- thanks!
    jejaeb at cfl dot rr dot com

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  46. Love your techniques with the flourishes and the handmade flowers! Thanks for the tutorial, too! I am a new follower. Keep up the great work!

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  47. Love it - love it -- LOVE IT!!!

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  48. Love the flowers! Thank you for posting the tutorial.

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  49. You are just super creative!! I wish my LOs looked like yours!!

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  50. Ooooh, this one is beautiful too! I'm not sure which one I like better, they are both so gorgeous. I'm really loving the QQ products.

    Anniebee

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