Friday, October 21, 2011

Halloween Blog Hop

Good morning and welcome to the Halloween Blog Hop.  I'm so glad you could join us.

Ashley here...I'm your hostess and the starting point for this spooktacular hop.

I am joined by 20 fabulous ghoulfriends who never cease to amaze me so please make sure you visit all stops as you won't want to miss a thing.

Here is the lineup.
Ashley - The Glamorous Side Of Scrapping
Lisa - Honeybearz Designs
Ellen - Card Monkey
Dena - The Unknown, Entertaining Mind Of Miss Dena Jones
Zenita - Scrappin With Z
Gina - California Scrappin'
Liz - Tryin 2 Craft
Cindy - Cindy's-Greencricut
Cyndie - Cyndie's Paper Boutique
Lisa - Scrapping With Lisa
Mindy - Paper Creations By Mindy
Staci - Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More
Vicki - Scrapbooking Creations By Vicki
Amy Jo - Scrapping, Card Making And Living With Fibro
Maria - MD Craft Corner
Janet - Create, Believe, Imagine At Dreamscrapbooks
Jearise - Lorby's World
Lynda - Memories In Tyme
Carol - Huff & Puff Scrapping
Shannon - Purple Lion Paper
Erica - Cricut Craft Room

Of course the theme of this hop is Halloween.  I've done 2 projects for this hop.
Paper mache witch's hat is from Michaels
Cricut Cartridge-Chic & Scary and Forever Young
Lindy Stamp Gang-Starburst Spray in Witch's Potion Purple and Hag's Wart Orange.  Glitz Spritz in Scintillating Silver
Other embellishments come from my stash

Another view...

My next project is a card.  I used a sketch from Deconstructed Sketch Challenge.
Image is Mini Morticia from Make It Crafty
Paper is Pink Paislee Hocus Pocus and my scraps
Copic Sketch Markers-BV00, C7, C8, C10, E000, E00, E11, V15, V17,
Storybook cricut cartridge
Border punch is EK Success
Ranger Enamel Accents in Black
Distress Ink in Black Soot
VersaFine in Onyx Black
Sentiment stamp is from CraftSmart

I have some fabulous prizes from some awesome people.  Below each sponsor are the requirements in order to be eligible to win.

Make It Crafty-1 halloween digi

Must "like" there Facebook page, click here to be taken there.  Tell Zoe I sent you from the hop and to have a spooky good day!

Joy's Puns Stamp Set
Must "like" her Facebook page, click here to be taken there.  Tell Joy I sent you from the hop and to have a spooky good day!

Cricut Craft Room-goodies
Must be a follower of her blog.

I have a grand prize...
$50 gift card to the winners' choice of Michaels, Joanns or A.C. Moore.
To win:
1.  Leave a comment on each hop stop
2.  Become friends on each blog

Winners will be announced on Monday, October 24th.

Stop by my Facebook page to say hello if you can!  I hope you enjoy the hop and I thank you so much for stopping by!

Your next stop is Lisa at Honeybearz Designs.


Liz said...

Of course you know I must be the first to leave you a comment...I am in love with your witch's hat!!! It is super adorable and I love the viny leaves you added!!! OMG and the card is gorgeous, that digi you colored is beautiful, you must give me some coloring tips for sure, specially the hair. Looks amazing!!! Great Hop as usual!!!


Becky Dunham said...

Love this witch's hat Ashley! It is so gorgeous and creepy at the same time :) That card is just adorable!

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

Ellen Jarvis said...

WOW, Ashley, that hat will make some cat all that!!! It's fantastic. What a great idea!!! Thank you for hosting this hop and inviting me to participate. I hope we'll meet sometime soon now that you're back in my area. YAY!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

Liz said...

great great hat so creative!!! excited to start hopping

Beckie said...

Love this card! That lil digi and the color combo are great.

Be Blessed, Beckie

Anonymous said...

Love the hat...Love the card! Awesome job! You have inspired me to do more digi stamping! TFS

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

Love your hat it's awesome!
staci412 at optonline dot net

Eva Laney said...

Wow Ashley, Fabulous job on the witches hat!!! I love it!!! Great card too. I am a follower here already!

Eva :0)
I have a giveaway on my blog

Vicki said...

Cute hat! The bright flowers are a stark contrast to the dark side of Halloween.. Nice mix!

Carol said...

The witches hat is awesome, I need to step out and do more altered items. Thanks for the inspiration. Thank you for organizing the hop and letting me be part of it.

Angie S said...

Love the hat & card. You did an amazing job!
I'm sure the hop will be amazing as well. tfs
angiehbug at yahoo dot com

ScrappinT said...

As always, your projects are really cute! Love the stamp you used on your card!

Mandy said...

Your projects are so cute, you did a wonderful jb thanks for sharing!2

Vicki said...

Ashley, that witch's hat is outstanding. I just love it and your card. Thanks for hosting such an awesome hop.


Theresa said...

LOVE the hat! great card as well. i didn't see a button to become a follower.


lindaplus3 said...

Your witch's hat is absolutely great... what a gorgeous tablepiece :) lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

gshrader said...

New follower! Love the witches's hat! So creative! Thanks for hosting the hop!
gayle_shrader at yahoo dot com

Brittney said...

You did a AWESOME job on your projects!
I'm a follower!

mamawcindy said...

Ashley, Love your Spooky Witches Hat! That Hand is pretty Creepy!! Eeek!!! Love your Card to. Great Job! I just got done hopping to everyone's Blogs and all I can say is WOW!!! Loved Everyone's Projects. Everyone is so talented! I have had a BLAST doing this Hop. SO FUN!!! Thank You for letting me be apart of It. So Excited about your Giveaway! Thank You for the chance to win. I'm already a Follower of yours. :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

Pink Polka Dot Scrapping said...

Amazing!!! One word FLAWLESS!!! NEW FOLLOWER

Maria said...

I love your creation. What super cute hat. And the card came out really nice

Edwina said...

Love your card and witches hat! That hat is so cute! No one else will have one so special. The witch on your card is adorable. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

joydee1963 said...

Great witch hat,Very cool.I am a follower of your blog,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Lillian Child said...

Such great creativity on your hat design - love the boney hand embellishment! I am already a follower of your delightful blog!

Maria Matter said...

these are fabulous hun, that hat is GORGEOUS!

Mindy Eggen Design said...

Ashley these are fabulous projects! Thanks for hosting such a great hop!

Unknown said...

Ashley I love that fabulous hat and the card is just gorgeous!! Love being in the hop with you!!

Liz said...

whew! Made it through the entire hop!! started this morning before work, couldn't comment on blogs from work, so when I got home I finished up! Great projects from everyone!!! and got tons of new followers on my blog too, thanks Ashley!!

Susan L said...

Awesome. Love the digi card and how you colored it. Thanks for organizing this hop :)

Happy Scrappin'

Sue B

pattyk said...

love the witches hat it's great! card is very nice too!

Cathy said...

The witches Hat is amazing!!

Pam said...

The hat is so cool!! Where did you get the hand thingy???

Pattie Mcginnis said...

Loved the card... the stamping is awesome.. great job....

Janet said...

I love the witches hat too darn cute and quite stylish I might add. The card is adorable as well.
Hugs Janet

Shannon Leffew Keith said...

Love the hat! Great job!

Jen L said...

Love thhe hat my daughter wants to wear it !!! LOL

AmyJRockstar said...

Hi Sweetie,
Love your projects! That hand is so cool on the hat! Love the card image too. Super fab. Thanks so much for putting this on and for the AMAZING sponsors and prizes, wow! I am on my way to finish the hop and become followers of the girls I'm not already following. I want a shot at that prize. I could use a little good luck right now. ;)

Be sure to stop by my blog to enter my 500 followers giveaway!

XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
Please stop by and see my new blog
DT Member:

AllyBug28 said...

Omg I love the hat!

callyannc said...

Your hat is awesome! Idid one too! If you wanna check it out at!
I love your cute card too! Spooky good stuff! I did all of the above! I was already a fan of all! TFS CallyAnn(follower)

Unknown said...

love the hat! the spooky little hand and the flowers are just beautiful!

Laura (tweetyb) said...

So super cute!!! Love it!!
♥ Laura ♥

Cathie w said...

I love your project!!!TFS!!!


Amanda said...

I luv the altered Witches hat! So awesome~I'd luv 2 try s/t like that myself! Already a loyal follower of your blog via GFC & a fan of your FB page! Thanks so much 4 hosting this awesome Halloween hop~prhmangel at gmail dot com

Anniebee said...

Darn, I missed it!!! I was busy working on DT projects last night and forgot all about it! Oh, well... I may still do the hopping part so I can see all the cool projects you folks created. So sorry, Ashley. :o(

Maria said...

Fabulous witches hat!!! TFS

Sol said...

Hey!! Not participating for the Blog Hop.. But I just wanted to say that i think the hat Looks Great!!...Love the embellishing.. -And Great Halloween Colours!!.. :o)
Have a Great Weekend!!

Honeybearz Designs said...

Ashley I just love the whitch's hat it is so adorable. That is a great idea for a centerpiece. You card turned out darling also. Thank you for letting me be a part of this wonderful hop with you and thank you for sharing your amazing talent with us all.

Clare G said...

Boo-tiful the bony fingers and those flowers really pop..adorable!

Dena said...

Hi, Ashley! What a FUN hop! Thanks for having me. I love this hat! It's just gorgeous and I wish I had the time to make one myself. Love all the details. PRETTY! PRETTY PRETTY!

Thanks for having me in the hop.

Dena Jones
dena dot maile at gmail dot com

cema1cema said...

I love your hat! Super cute! Christina

Anniebee said...

Your witch's hat is fabulous, Ashley! I like the contrast of the skeleton hand with the lovely flowers and the card is really cute too! I got your message so I'm starting the hop now.

ShersL84bed said...

wow, awesome projects. Your card is exactly the type of card I like. Not to much going on, and nice clean lines. These projects go perfect together.

Unknown said...

Very cute those projects

Lisa said...

Wow your hat and card are so awesome! The hat is so spooky and fabulous - that hand is creepy!! I love it!! :D


Cathie Rigby said...

Such cute projects-love your ideas. Thanks for sharing. Cathie

Sherrie K. said...

Fantastic Halloween hat! Gorgeous details!! Your card is pretty sweet as well....great job!
Sherrie K

Claire Spielman said...

I know it's Monday, but this hop looks like I shouldn't miss out (was in NY all weekend!)
Your hat is super cool and I love the wrinkly hand stuck on it as well as the flowers. The card came out perfect. She is dressed to the nine's. Claire