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Friday, April 12, 2013

Calender Girls- April!

Welcome to our April Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. Its absolutely amazing when you do a google search the interesting facts you may find. Such a find is special and unique occasions throughout the year!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. As Neil Sedaka sang in his song "Calendar Girls" - "April, you're the Easter bunny when you smile". Yes, I know that Easter came early this year, in March actually, but Neil Sedaka sings with April as the Easter Bunny ...... can't blame the lyrics!!

The hop starts with the beautiful and very talented Kimberly at http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com. The entire line-up is available just in case you get bogged down with all the holidaze and craziness!!!!
If you came here from Lynne's blog then you are in the right place....


Here is my project for today... I thought that Look up at the sky day would be an easy event to do but it turns out not very easy... So I decided to do a daisy looking skyward and a beautiful sentiment to go with it.... its all coloured with copic markers and inked with worn lipstick distress ink. I also added glossy accents for shine. I did cut the flower part out and add it to the paper to give a 3D effect.
The papers are from a 6x6 pad I have in my stash...and some ric rak to finish it off. The sentiment is on a circle from spellbinders. The sentiment is computer generated.

 
 
 
 


You won't want to miss a single calendar event!!!!

The line-up for April includes:
Kimberly - http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com
Lucy - http://love2createitall.com
Sandy - http://scrapbookblessings.blogspot.com/
Janet - http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
Vicky - http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/
Jearise - http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com
Lynne - http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
Laura - www.lauraleesdream.blogspot.com
Amanda- http://thescrapoholiccandyshop.blogspot.com
Anita ~ http://www.anitaandbugs.blogspot.com


April Occasions We Wish to Share:
  • National Autism Month Kimberly
  • Keep America Beautiful Month
  • Lawn and Garden Month

1 April Fool's Day - Lucy
1 International Tatting Day
2 Children's Book Day- Sandy, Lucy
2 National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day ~ Janet
3 Tweed Day
7 No Housework Day - Jearise - Vicky
8 Draw a Picture of a Bird Day ~ Janet
11 National Submarine Day - Jearise
13 Scrabble Day - Lynne
14 Look Up at The Sky Day - Laura
15 Titanic Remembrance Day-Amanda, Anita
18 International Juggler's Day ~ Lynne
22 National Jelly Bean Day- Sandy
23 Lover's Day - Lynne
25 World Penguin Day ~Kimberly
26 National Pretzel Day
27 Tell a Story Day ~ Sandy
29 Greenery Day
30 Hairstyle Appreciation Day- Amanda



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The Stamping Chef is our wonderful sponsor for today's blog hop and has designed two of the images that have been used in today's hop. She is offering 3 of her wonderful designs, winner's choice to one lucky blog hopper that responds on each of the Calendar Girls along with her facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/TSCRecipes/, commenting that you hopped with the Calendar Girls.


Lynne will be going through her stash and sending one lucky winner a surprise package to someone that remarks and gives bloggie love on each of the participants.

Your next stop along the way of the calendar is Amanda..... thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on May 11, 2013, for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!

12 comments:

  1. Super cute card my friend!!! I think that you depicted this celebration purrfectly!!! It is always a pleasure hopping with you!!
    Much love, hugs, and friendship
    Lynne

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    1. Great hopping with you Lynne!!!!
      Laura

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  2. This is so very pretty. Love the colors you have used and the wonderful image!!!

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  3. Great card, love the coloring and stamping, all around pretty! Love hopping with you :)

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    1. Thanks Sandy it was a fun digi to colour.
      Laura

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  4. Beautiful card Love the colors and the sentiment great job with the representing the day! LOL I sympathize with you, I frequently pick a day thinking easy peasy then come the "Oh my what waas I thinking". You did a terrific job on this one!
    Big Blog Hugs, Janet

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  5. Such a pretty card Laura -- love the colors you used :) TFS


    Lucy
    http://love2createitall.com

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    1. thanks. Lucy.. it was fun colouring it..
      Laura

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    1. Thanks Camille... love this little digi!!
      Laura

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