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Nov 1, 2011

Garden Girl Blog Hop

Welcome to the Two Peas in a Bucket Garden Girl Blog Hop! A Garden Girl is the title we receive as designers for the Two Peas website. As Garden Girls we create projects, host challenges, teach classes, and participate in events all designed to inspire your creativity. This week the Garden Girls are sponsoring special projects and giveaways on our personal blogs. Be sure to follow the list below as you hop from one blog to the next. Each Garden Girl is hosting her own giveaway so be sure to read the instructions for how you can participate in each contest. If you get lost simply either start at the beginning of the blog hop again or skip to the next blog listed below.

Hopefully you arrived from Wendy Sue Anderson's blog.  Your next stop is Jenny Chesnick's blog.

I have a fun prize from Two Peas to give away, so make sure you read this entire post to find out how you can win!

I've been having a blast with my new Silhouette Cameo die cutting machine!  My baby sister is newly engaged & I thought I'd make her a lovey dovey tag book to jot down memories.
(click on photos to see details)

This envelope template was one of the downloads that comes standard with the new Silhouette software.  I cut out several & added die cut tags to each of the pockets.

I tucked my tag booklet into a paper sack and decorated the front to match.  The words "you & me" were die-cut from pink vinyl.

I hope you've enjoyed taking a peek at my little book of love!  I have a $15 Two Peas gift certificate up for grabs!!!  All you have to do is comment to be entered in the drawing.  For an additional chance to win, simply go to Two Peas & leave a second comment, telling me one item that's on your wish list!  (Here is a link to some of the hot items in the shop now to give you a place to start.)

The winner will be announced on Tuesday, November 8th, so make sure to check back to see if you've won!

Tag Booklet Supplies: (click on pictures for links)



356 comments :

  1. What a cute little envelope gift! TFS!!!

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  2. The item on my wish list is definitely the Cameo!

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  3. That is a really cool tag book! Thanks for sharing it!
    Trisha
    Iceteeeeee@aol.com

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  4. I love blog hopping and give-always!!!

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  5. silhouette cameo is top of my wish list. ive been good this year so hopefully santa will have one in his bag for me :) thanks for the chance to win ~ kate

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  6. I love your tag book that is super cute. Great papers too.
    alisha.moorenielsen@gmail.com
    http://scrappin-happens.blogspot.com/

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  7. Your project is so cute...I want a Silouette..Cyndie Reynolds

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  8. Your project is so cute!!! I want a Silhouette Cameo die cutting machine...

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  9. I cannot wait to get a Cameo - your project looks awesome.

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  10. Love the little tag book and I am sure your little sis will too!

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  11. I would love that new Lily Bee Design paper "Swoon". I love a pretty, vintage feel floral pattern paper.

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  12. What a cute mini album love the tags in the pockets - cute idea!

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  13. Just love this little tag book. how cute.

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  14. Love your project. It turned out great!

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  15. Hmmm something on my wishlist...the Prima Gillian flowers, though i can't decide which color i want more.

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  16. Now you've made me want a silhouette even more, that is the cutest mini book ever!!!

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  17. Cute project! :-) I am really, REALLY wanting to get one of those Cameo machines. Your sister is going to love this!

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  18. Gorgeous mini!I am a sucker for tags :)

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  19. wish list... gosh where does one start! Probably pattern paper...maybe a sheet of Studio Calico that i'm just about to use the last of, I'd love another!!

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  20. great project for scraplifting for gift in mind. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  21. what a great "little" gift idea!! love it!!

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  22. Wow! Just love this envelope tag book. Also had a quick peek at your halloween treat cones - just far too amazing to actually use!

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  23. wish list: simple stories collection

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  24. Lovley little tag book, I'm Sure your little sister is going to adore it :)

    That's an easy one on my wish list the Bella Blvd Winter Wonder Collection :) thankyou for the chance :)

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  25. Congratulations on your new Cameo! It looks like you have had lot of fun with it already.

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  26. Cute present. I'm sure your sister will love it. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  27. what a really cute idea :) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

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  28. As for my wishlist.. I am new to scrapping and I have a very big wish list ... :0 would love some paper or cut flowers I think ...thats what i would wish for :) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

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  29. I love your adorable book. I'm sure your sister will love it too! Thanks for the great inspiration.
    Trish

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  30. I LOVE this mini! Too cute, and your sister will love it! This hop is making me want to get a Cameo!! ;) lol

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  31. That mini book is great, need those AC tapes!

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  32. My birthday is in a month and I have asked for the cameo- can't wait to play with it!!

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  33. Count me in for a chance to win. I have already started a bucket.

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  34. Hi there! Darling tag book! Love that you tucked the tags into cute little envelopes, too! :-)

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  35. I adore envelope albums!
    cindyann49

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  36. What a great mini album!! Love it!

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  37. Love your projects! I want a Silhouette!!! thanks for sharing and being a part of this hop!!

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  38. On my wishlist: gray Amy Tangerine Thickers!

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  39. Ooh! I love the mini album and tags!

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  40. Great gift idea!! millierose651@aol.com

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  41. I love the Tim Holtz ticket holder. millierose651@aol.com

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  42. I absolutely love those pockets & the wrapping is such a great idea!

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  43. What a cute tag booklet! very inspiring!

    Rachael

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  44. Love what you did with these tags... so cute..

    I have on my wish list the new Bella Blvd Spring and Winter collection... Thanks for the chance to win..
    love 2peas..

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  45. What a wonderful gift! I know your sister will love it! You did a great job.

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  46. I have a bunch of those Lily Bee Design letter stickers that come on a 12x12 sheet. I need those in every color.

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  47. I love the Picadily 6 x6 paper pad by Basic Grey. It was hard to choose!

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  48. Love the paper bag idea. How versatile!

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  49. Oh how fun! I love that sweet album indeed. I bet your sister is going to love it.

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  50. This is so cute! I am sure your sister will cherish this mini album!

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  51. Oh, I bet your sister will love this! Such a sweet way to save those precious memories!

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  52. I have had my eye on the Fall Primitives digi kit for a while! It is perfect for all my fall layouts!

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  53. Such a beautiful mini album!

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  54. love the envelope tag book. very pin worthy. tfs

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  55. Wow, one of the things on my wishlist is the new October Afternoon Christmas line that comes out in a couple weeks. Love this line.

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  56. That is a great idea! I am sure your sister will love it!

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  57. What a neat way to share this special moment with your sister!

    Coreen
    cmm2413@gmail.com

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  58. My wish list - Crate Paper Random -- all of it!

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  59. Love the tag engagement book. What a great idea for your sister to document this fun and exciting time in her life!

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  60. That's super cute! I always forget about my Silhouette! LOL

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  61. I love the pockets and all of your stitching. So pretty!

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  62. Your tag book is really cute. I don't have that Cameo but its still fun to see others projects

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  63. I love your mini tag book. What a sweet gift and great idea.

    Neysa- neyw@aol.com

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  64. Here is what is on my wish list for 2 Peas:
    Peppermint Twist Advent Calendar Kit By We R Memory Keepers, Inc.

    Thanks,
    Neysa- neyw@aol.com

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  65. Recently purcashed a Big Shot... all dies are on my wishlist =))

    Super cute mini album, thanks for the chance!!

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  66. What a fun project/gift. There are so many little touches. Just lovely.

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  67. I would love to get some of the washi tape from Two Peas...love the woodgrain one!

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  68. Your book is so cute, I'm sure your sister will love it.

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  69. I love making envelope books. They are quick and so lovely. Thanks for sharing another idea.

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  70. One thing on my wish list is Bo Bunny christmas collection.

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  71. i'd love a Cameo, but won't spend the money. lovely project

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  72. Amanda. Itsmeamanda at gmail.comNovember 1, 2011 at 11:20 AM

    Love your new project, that looks awesome!

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  73. Love your tag book. I sent a link to my sister who just received her Cameo also. Thanks for the inspiration.
    debsusee@yahoo.com

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  74. That will be a treasured memory for your sister! Hope I win:)

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  75. What a cute idea for a great and memorable gift.

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  76. I love the pull out tabs inside the envelopes! So clever.

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  77. Also, I am a paper junkie, so I have tons of paper packs on my wishlist, including Studio Calico's Autumn Press pack - love all the fall patterns!

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  78. What a nice gift! Becca :-)

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  79. I would love to get the Fancy Pants St. Nick collection to work on my Christmas album. Becca :-)

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  80. What a special gift for your sis! I'm sure she will love and treasure it. dandi1212@aol.com

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  81. This is so fun! I made a similar tag book commemorating my granddaughter's first trip to the local scrapbook store! It contained some of the favorite papers she picked along with photos of her playing in the children's area. I know your sister will love her book and you are sweet to make it for her!

    Susan
    diskychick@comcast.net

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  82. Your mini album is really cute! I can't wait for my cameo to arrive

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  83. I would love to have the Cameo die cutting machine! That would be my first wish next there are so many!

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  84. What a cute little book. My list is way too long to try and pick one thing.

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  85. What a beautiful tage book- you are so sweet to do this for your sister...adore it! Thanks for the giveaway chance!

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  86. My wish list is easy this week- Lily Bee stickers...LOVE them!
    I like reading everyone's response to this. Sure the Cameo is at the top for most Peas!

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  87. what a great idea! I'm not usually a fan of minibooks but this is one thats inspired me to try it!

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  88. Your mini album is just too cute! TFS

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  89. Hi Julie,

    I own a Silhouette SD, since summer, my first ever cutting machine and I'm smitten, in love and enamored of it. I thank God who blessed me with my machine at EXACTLY when I needed it and feel comfortable using it. I've been having a ton of fun using it. Cameo is top on my list too.

    Thanks for this contest and blog hop. I'm going to go and leave a SECOND comment because I see something I'd LOVE to have from the 2peas store.

    Blessings,
    Barb

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  90. 2nd comment - I'd love to have anything from October Afternoon.

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  91. This is my SECOND comment! Were I to win, I'd use a gift certificate to buy stamps, stamps and more stamps. I'd buy some sympathy type ones because I don't have ANY of those, but I can't get past the "I Pick You" clear stamp set.

    Happy Creating,
    Barb

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  92. This is so cute! And very creative! Congratulations to your sister. On my wish list is the Tim Holtz limited edition ink sets.

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  93. I love my Silhouette SD and would love the Cameo!! Great project!

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  94. Very cute gift I'm sure she will love it.
    Melanie O

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  95. prettypapersprettyribbonsNovember 1, 2011 at 12:40 PM

    i absolutely love that you put it inside a decorated paper bag! ordinary into extraordinary!

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  96. prettypapersprettyribbonsNovember 1, 2011 at 12:45 PM

    I really want the sold out Indie Bloom Butterflies & Wild Flowers stamp set...oh...and I wouldn't mind stumbling upon a Silouette Cameo ;) Thanks for 2 chances to win Julie!

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  97. Nice shape! You did it proud!

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  98. beautiful mini albumn. Love the pocket idea and colors you used.

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  99. Love the tag book!

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  100. WOW! Absolutely love it! Great little details.

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  101. What a great gift! Love the book!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    ~Julia
    bejuled5@gmail.com

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  102. Fantastic Mini Album. Thank you for sharing!

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  103. Any of the new Lily Bee is on my wish list! Love that stuff!

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  104. This is super cute! Your sister is going to love it!

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  105. Love the book,such a cute idea to capture all those fun moments when planning for the big day!

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  106. Cute present!! The cameo is the biggest item on my wish list. :)

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  107. Such a sweet and perfect mini album!

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  108. I LOVE the tag booklet idea! I'm wishing for a Cameo; love seeing some of the things it can do! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  109. Beautiful book! What a sweet engagement gift.

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  110. Love your album!! I'm really liking the new MME in the Two Peas shop today!!

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  111. My wish list is huge, as usual, but I really want the crate paper farmhouse line and some more hambly overlays. Oh, and I want more amy tangerine, especially that cute camera stamp. Thanks!

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  112. The LOVE tag is over the top darling !

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  113. Adorable, I sure see some neat projects I would want to play with.

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  114. So beautiful your tag and envelope´s book. Thanks for sharing your talent!

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  115. what a wonderful little tag book - love all the details

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  116. I'd love a silhouette cameo too but I'll settle for the new Lilybee swoon papers

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  117. Beautiful book! Your sister will love it!

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  118. I would love to have a corner chomper!!!

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  119. I love the little book you made.

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  120. Looks great - thanks for the chance to win!

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  121. Your baby sis is gonna LOVE this sweet tag book. It's absolutely fabulous! SUCH creativity!

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  122. Wishlist: I want all the Simple Stories Christmas line :).

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  123. Such a cute tag book. I'm going to have to check out the new Cameo!

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  124. This tag book is so pretty!! Your sister will love it :)

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  125. Oh my goodness, what an adorable idea! I heart it so much! I'm sure your sister will love it!

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  126. This is such a thoughtful gift, I'm sure your sister will love it.

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  127. This is such a great gift idea, I'm sure your sister will love it.


    country_girl81@hotmail.com

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  128. Gosh, my wishlist is always full as is my never ending shopping cart at Two Peas! My current want, wait, need ...is Lawn Fawn's Cozy Christmas stamp set. :)

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  129. Those envelopes are awesome! So versatile too! Thank you for sharing your project!

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  130. What a sweet gift for your sister!

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  131. Adorable mini! One thing on my wish list is Hearts A Plenty Die-Namics from My Favorite Things

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  132. I have the Head Over Heels 12x12 Abcs stickers by Lillybee Designs on my wishlist at Two Peas.



    country_girl81@hotmail.com
    snoozin81@twopeas

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  133. What a great gift for your sister!! Love this hop - great ideas to get inspired!

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  134. I'm loving all the new Tim Holtz Sizzix dies for the holidays.. Like the Tattered Pinecone. http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/shop/ellison-sizzix/119253-tattered-pinecone-by-tim-holtz-bigz-die/?filters=ellison-sizzix

    He's a genius!

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  135. You are a girl after my own heart....you wrap with a paper bag!!! Loved this project. Ps 37:4 Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart's desires.

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  136. Such a sweet gift for your daughter! The Cameo looks like a lot of fun!

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  137. cute idea for this book with the envelopes & tags. I like it a lot!

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  138. Cynthia Larson cynlarson4760@cs.comNovember 1, 2011 at 4:31 PM

    Super cute idea love it!

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  139. I am glad I came across your blog in the Blog Hop, it's great!

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  140. I am glad I came across your blog in the blog hop, it's great!

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  141. Cute! I'm sure your sister will love it!
    - rt in ga

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  142. My wish list item - Silhouette Cameo!
    - rt in ga

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  143. Wow, what a creative idea. I think I will make a similar one for my daughter who will be graduating from college soon.

    Hooiescraps@gmail.com

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  144. Wow, what a creative idea. It has inspired me to make a similar book for my daughter who will be graduating from college soon. Thanks for the inspiration.

    hooliescraps@gmail.com

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  145. Love the "packaging" on the tag book!

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  146. What a cute little book - love it! So creative! Thanks for chance to win!

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  147. I love this mini. I really like the way you stitched the envelopes and the cut outs on the tags.
    Jen

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  148. On my Two Peas wishlist is the Deluxe Spring Bloomer Pack from Websters Pages. I love the look of these flowers on layouts.

    http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/shop/websters-pages/110992-deluxe-spring-bloomer-pack/?filters=_flower+trim_

    Jen

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  149. You are a good sister for making such a cute little book. I'm sure once the whirlwind of being engaged has settled, she'll be glad she had this!

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  150. I have both of the new X-masy sets from Echo Park on my wish list - really love all of their paper and that you can use one side or the other for just about any themed layout!

    Thanks!

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  151. Incredibly adorable mini tag album! I honestly can't stop looking at it. Thank you so much for the chance to win.

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  152. I have the Crystallina Blue Paint System Set by Tattered Angels on my Wish List. I just started art journaling and their products are ideal for this!

    Thank you, Julie!

    roxyzsewcrafty@gmail.com

    -Rachael

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  153. I love the idea of this book because it is a lot less intimidating than a "traditional" journal. What a great way to write down those hopelessly in love thoughts we all have at the beginning of married life!
    amberpage57@yahoo.com

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  154. I love the booklet. So creative. I also love your banner at the top of your blog page. Jan G. in CT

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  155. That is so cute. What an inspiration!

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  156. This is such a cute idea! Thanks for the chance to win!

    karenskapin at yahoo dot com

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  157. Thanks for a second chance! I definitely am interested in some of the October Afternoon spray inks! I haven't tried spray inks... yet, but they are definitely on my wish list!

    karenskapin at yahoo dot com

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  158. adorable! i love the blue and orange combo.

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  159. Love this!
    Tfs!
    Tina
    t_mwalker@hotmail.com

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  160. Your tag book is just TOO sweet . . . LOVE!!!

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  161. I have never really looked into the Silhouette Cameo, I sure do now! How cool is the tag book....

    I would love a silhouette, I don't dream bid do I, LOL....

    luv2crop_rn@yahoo.com

    Thanks for hosting.

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  162. wish I scrapbooked back when I was getting maried I would kept a whole bunch of stuff to include in layouts

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  163. I love your book... I need to make one! So cute!

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  164. I have about 8 colors of mist on my wish list! Time to pull the plug already.

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  165. What a super cute gift! Your sister will love it! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  166. I love that little book. Great idea.

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  167. The item I want is the SC butterfly mist mask.

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  168. Your book is gorgeous! An awesome gift. TFS!

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  169. super cute I'm sure your sister will love it.

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  170. This mini is gorgeous! I love that it's held in a paper sack so cute! TFS!

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  171. This is just too cute for words! I always think these little tag books are great but then I never know if anyone would really like it if I made one for them. I can't keep everything!

    Chris R. from Iowa

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  172. Don't know what it is about envelope-type albums but I love them! I'll need to make one for my newly married daughter. So great to remember those "so in love" moments! Thanks Julie :)

    rcollison@new.rr.com

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  173. Love your tag book and and how you embellished each envelop with little quotes.

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  174. oh so adorable, the items on my wishlist are the wheatfield spray and sillhouettes stamps.

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  175. I am loving all the SC mists. They are all on my wish list!

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  176. Stamps! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  177. What a fun gift! I love things that are handmade from the heart!

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  178. What a sweet tag book, thanks for the giveaway.

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