Saturday, January 7, 2012

Celeste’s Birthday Hop

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Good morning crafty friends,

Today we are celebrating the incomparable Celeste's birthday. She is one of the amazing designers here. You may remember her from the several AMAZING projects she showcased during our recent 25 days of Crafting Extravaganza!

I have been personally blessed getting to know this truly generous and kind hearted blogger! If you have come from Amy’s blog then you are in the right place. If you would like to start from the beginning, please head over to Celeste’s blog and enjoy!!!

So here is the project I created. This layout was created with Celeste in mind. She is a “butterfly” person and she loves her pinks and purples. So I created this new cutting file set called QT Patootie Celeste a sweet little “butterfly fairy”. She will be available soon on PCW. I created this layout from a brand new paper and embellishment line called “dreamscape” from Quick Quotes. It will be premiering at CHA.
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This is a beautiful vellum quote from the Quick Quotes Dreamscape line.
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Here is a close up of the QT Patootie Celeste Sitting Butterfly Fairy
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Here is a close up of the standing QT Patootie Celeste Butterfly Fairy.
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Here is a close up of the pretty spellbinder medallion and a butterfly cut.

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Here is a close up of the mushrooms and the spellbinders border.

Celeste, thank you so much for being such a wonderful friend. I am grateful the Lord allowed our paths to cross. I pray that you have a wonderfully blessed birthday and that your coming year will be filled with health, happiness and hope in the Lord.

So now on to Paula’s blog to see what sweet treasure she has in store for you!

Here is the complete hop line up if you get lost along the way. Be sure to hit them all and leave a little love. Also, Celeste has lined up some great prizes too!

Celeste-- www.touchedbyabutterfly.com
Heather-- http://joemamainks.blogspot.com/
Amy-- http://aimitup.blogspot.com/
Melin-- http://www.cookingwithcricut.com/
Paula-- http://purplecows.net/blog/
Monique-- www.uniquemoniquecreating.com
Kerri-- http://kerripowell.blogspot.com/
Debi-- http://fabric-ecraft.blogspot.com/
Jani - http://papercompulsions.blogspot.com
Yolie--  http://www.justyolie.com/

Thank you so much for sharing your crafting time with us!

Be sure to come back tomorrow as I debut another project from the CHA Quick Quotes Sneak Peek!

76 comments:

  1. Super layout - love all the details.

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  2. absolutely phenomenal spread. I love fairies and little Celeste is so whimsically cute. thank you for sharing...God Bless you and your wonderful design tram.

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  3. Oh my Word..... Melin I am soooooooooo overwhelmed.... I love the Celeste QT Patootie.... She is perfect.... you are so special to me.... I just love your layouts.....

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  4. Oh WOW!!! Melin!!!!!  The Celeste fairy is BEAUTIFUL!!  I must have it!!  Wait hold the phone!  Uhm where's the Yolie Cutie Patootie? 

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  5. I love the layout you created....  Thanks for taking part in this blog-hop!
    Charlene

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  6. OMGoodness! How sweet of you to make her a QT Patootie! It is so perfect for her to have wings and those eyes are beautiful. YOu outdid yourself on this one Melin! Great job.

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  7. Melin, this layout couldn't be any cuter! I simply love that butterfly fairy! You did an amazing job!!
    Hugs,
    Heather

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  8. Ardilla TrabajadoraJanuary 7, 2012 at 3:29 AM

    Great project! Love the LO and the colors.... you did something very sweet for Celeste!

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  9. Oh this is so sweet! That little fairy is just a doll! Cute, cute , cute!

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  10. loving Celeste's new alter ego - what a cutie!

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  11. wow what wonderful pieces. I am so impressed...

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  12. miranda van den boschJanuary 7, 2012 at 6:21 AM

    wow fabulous creation Melin, such cute girlies in lovely dresses and the colours are gorgeous (and my fav too)
    TFS
    hugs
    MIranda

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  13. Super cute layout. The fairy is precious.

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  14. So cute! I love the Celeste fairy!

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  15. Lovely layouts love the faires and the colors are wonderful we at least for us pink and purple lovers that is. Thanks for helping Celeste celebrate her birthday.  
    Debbie
    http://craftywizard.blogspot.com

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  16. What a beautiful layout. I love the design, the embossing and the sweet butterfly fairies! I esp loved reading your birthday wishes to Celeste. That touched  my heart!

    Happy to be a part of this hop with you.
    Big smiles
    Heather

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  17. Wow, I love her hair style and her dress.  Can't wait until she's available! 
    Evelyn

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  18. Very cute layout!! www.kerripoweel.blogspot.com

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  19. I just love this, how cute is this and the colors Love it

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  20. Love this cute layout and punched heart border! TFS! :)Amy
    http://amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

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  21. The QT Patootie is so cute! Happy Birthday, Celeste (in case she pops in.)

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  22. Really  pretty...I just love the soft colors used here...

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  23. hi, my name is shirley and cat sent me an invite to celeste's birthday hop, and i'm glad she did. i am finding so many new talented ladies that i hope i can revisit soon.  i hope 2012 is very good to you.

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  24. SO cute!!!  love it

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  25. Wow, what an absolutely adorable two page layout!!! Love the butterfly fairies!!

    Linda

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  26. Love your layout and the butterfly fairy is adorable!

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  27. soooo cute! thanks for the birthday hop!!

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  28. I'll bet Celeste loved this! Those dies and embossing are way cool! love!!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  29. Beautiful layouts.  Celeste should feel truly blessed!  Love it.

    :)  Gale

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  30. Yes, this layout perfectly represents Celeste!
    The fairies are adorable!!
    I'm so glad you joined this hop and shared your tribute to Celeste!

    Stacie

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  31. Your layout is super. Another great way to celebrate Celeste's birthday

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  32. Soooooo precious!  Once again, my dear friend, you have created the most adorable layout! 
    ~ Jen

    P.S.  I can't wait to see the "Yolie Cutie Patootie!"  ROFLOL

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  33. I LOVE this lay out Melin!  It is so cute!!  Perfect for Celeste.

    Hugs,
    Michelle

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  34. Adorable is the only way to describe the "fairy's". Love it.

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  35. what a lovely layout! Love that little fairy!

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  36. YOUR LAYOUT IS ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE!!  LOVE IT!!

    MICKEY

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  37. Beautiful layout. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

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  38. Love the layout! thanks for sharing!

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  39. LOVE IT! Purple is my favorite too

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  40. What a cute little butterfly fairy! Celeste is lucky to have such great friends!

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  41. what a great layout!!! Special LO for a special Celeste!!!

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  42. I just love everything about this layout!  It is just adorable!  

    Hugs,Chrisswww.chrissandlou.blogspot.comamerica57@comcast.net

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  43. What a beautiful layout!  Love the sweet little "Celeste Butterfly Fairy"!
    This is so very creative and thoughtful!
    Warm Hugs, Sheryl

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  44. what a wonderful, beautiful, fun and very "celeste" project you created.  love what you did, and i know she did, too!  :)

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  45. so nice to see you add butterflies to her layout..so cute to put personal touches to the BDAY girls' stuff...

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  46. AJ Scrapbooking and CardsJanuary 7, 2012 at 7:12 PM

    Wow love the layout and I like the sentment you add.

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  47. I love what you have done with the layout.
    Jocelan

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  48. I love your blog, and will have to spend some time looking thru it. I have a cricut too, and need to use it more.

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  49. Fantastic, and the butterfly just tops it off!
    Huggles
    Sandy
    sandypumphrey@comcast.net

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  50. Beautiful layout! Love the Celeste Butterfly fairy!
    Glenda
    http://glendascards.blogspot.com/

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  51. I love how playful "Celeste" is - that had to make "the birthday girl" feel wonderful.

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  52. Omg this is fabulous!! I love it!! Tfs
    Jessica
    Chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com

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  53. So creative. Loved the creations for Celeste.

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  54. what cute layout!t

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  55. Your use of Cutie Patootie made me immediately smile. Thank you for sponsoring Celeste's birthday blog-hop.

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  56. What an adorable LO, especially since purple is my favorite color,  all of the little extras really made it special.

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  57. Super cute layout. Thanks for sharing.
    Patti
    www.shortnscrappy.com

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  58. Darling layout.  She is super cute.  Love the paper piecings.

    Smiles Sher
    SHersL84bed@aol.com

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  59. This is darling!!! I just love your layout melin:)

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  60. I love the butterfly fairy!!!

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  61. Love the spellbinders dies!

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  62. awwwwwwwwwwww the fairy is 2 cute 4 words. cma21317atsbcglobaldotnet

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  63. Thanks Jennifer for the back up! ROFLOL!!!

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  64. Beautiful colors and cute fairy. 

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  65. Beautiful LO.  Love the embellishing. TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

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  66. Beautiful!  Perfect "Celeste" colors!

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  67. This is adorable.  love the color choices.

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  68. Oh my gosh, this is so fabulous, Melin!! The colors are gorgeous and I love the butterfly fairy!! Absolutely beautiful layout!! :)

    Lisa
    indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  69. I like your creativity. Those stuffs are soooooo cute. You're really an artist. the fairy looks adorable as well as the design. Thanks for sharing it.

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