Tuesday, May 22, 2012

May Gardeners’ Digest–Two Peas blog hop…

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Good morning! Welcome to May’s edition of the Gardner’s Digest! If you’re following along from the beginning, you should have just arrived from Nancy’s fun blog…if you’re just joining us, welcome – either way – enjoy the hop!!

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To start off, I wanted to share a recent project that went up in the garden earlier this month – I haven’t blogged about it yet, so I thought today was the perfect day to share it!

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An 8 1/2” x 11” layout featuring lots of little photos of my kiddos and their cousins – hanging out at Grandpa & Grandma’s house one Sunday afternoon..doing what all cousins should do – playing together!!

I also shared a fun tip for creating the little patterned chevrons  I used on my layout…

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…check it out HERE, in the garden,  to see how to make them! 

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There are so many great products I’m having fun with right now…here are five that are on my list of current faves!

9 to 5 8x8 paper pad

The long-awaited “9 to 5” collection has finally arrived in the Two Peas store!  I love the 8x8 paper pads by October Afternoon…a great way to get a lot of bang for your buck!

9 to 5 journaling cards

I know…these are from the same collection as the paper pad – but I just LOVE (yes, in all CAPS) these cute little journaling cards!

arrow paper clips kikkerland

Okay, seriously…for a life-long office supply junkie, these new arrow paper clips from Kikkerland are a MUST!  I can’t wait to use these on a layout!!

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And if I’m going to use the clips…you can bet I’m going to need these fun arrow sticky notes too!!

sweet day by echo park   paradise beach by echo park

I know that’s kind of cheating for my 5th pick…but I just couldn’t decide between these two new collections from Echo Park - Sweet Day and Paradise Beach.  Hoenstly, I love them BOTH so so so much!!

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As I look through the gallery at Two Peas, I am always spotting fun layouts that inspire me in different ways.  Here’s a recent example:

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It seems I find myself stopping and clicking to see MORE when I come across a layout by Cleosmum.  Her style is very different than my own, yet I find myself studying her layouts every time I see them.  I love the little details she adds, while maintaining such a crisp clean style!  Check out her gallery (HERE) - I bet you’ll find yourself feeling creatively inspired as well!

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And now for the best part of all – today’s giveaway! I get to give away one spot in the newest workshop at Two Peas! Amy Heller is the creative genius behind this new class:

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You can read the description of Amy’s new class by clicking HERE.  If you’re already familiar with Amy’s work (here’s a quick link to her gallery at Two Peas), you KNOW what an amazing class this will be!  Here’s a little peek at just a few of the projects she has in store for you:

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And now for the GIVEAWAY! To be entered into a giveaway to win a spot in Amy's class simply leave a comment on this blog post. Be sure to include your Two Peas username so I know how to contact you if you've won! If you're the lucky winner and you've already purchased the class - no problem! You will be given the option to either be refunded your money or pass the free spot along to a friend! This giveaway will close Friday (May 25th) at midnight. I will post the winner on Saturday (May 27th) right here on my blog – so be sure to check back to see if you’re the lucky winner! 

Thanks so much for stopping by today! 

After you leave your comment for a chance to win, hop on over and visit sweet Becky’s beautiful blog!!

94 comments:

  1. Love giveaways!
    mariangeles_spain
    mariangeles_scrapbooking@yahoo.com

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  2. I so love checking out your favorites! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  3. Thanks for sharing more inspiration! I'm ncstamper at 2peas.

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  4. Great layout! And I'm loving all those arrow products, so cute! 2peas: mprantner

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  5. Cynthia Larson cynlarson4760@cs.comTuesday, May 22, 2012 9:44:00 AM

    Hey thanks for sharing those layouts. I love them even though their style is totally different from my own. Love be exposed to new things. Thanks for chance to win. My 2peas name is Pinnochio

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  6. What an amazing giveaway. Love it and thank you for a chance to win.
    My 2peas name is sj95014

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  7. Would LOVE to win a spot in this class! Thanks for the chance!
    jan509

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  8. 2 peas name is MicheleD_utah
    thanks for the chance to win!

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  9. Thanks for the chance to win ~ Amy's workshop looks great!! SusanB722

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  10. That is such a cute layout! Love how you did the chevrons :)

    (2Peas: Monica B)

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  11. I'm already signed up and enjoying the workshop, so enjoying it for free would be even more exciting!

    username: midwestgirl60

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  12. Love your layout, and the workshop looks awesome - thanks for the chance to win it! I'm GwenLafleur on 2Peas.

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  13. love your layout. thanks for a chance to win this class. it looks awesome. 2peas name:brmartin

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  14. This is so cute!!
    - April (scrappingmommyof2)

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  15. Really in love with those projects!!! thanks for showing us and for the chance to win!!

    mabelm (peaname)

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  16. Wendy Sue, Chevrons are so big right now, and I love how you did them on your layout. Thanks for the inspiration, and the chance to win Amy's workshop. My 2Peas name is seawest.

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  17. Love those chevrons on your layout, thanks for some instructions! Thanks for a chance to win a spot in Amy's class. 2 peas name: Miss Kathy

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  18. I pinned that layout of yours! LOVE IT! Caitlynsmommy

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  19. OHHH! LOVE this LO! FAB job!
    TwoPeas name: ESPBFDL


    THANKS for the chance to win:) Sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com

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  20. Awesome giveaway! That class sounds like fun!

    Username: Ms-terious

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  21. Thanks for the tip on how to make the chevron. So simple, love it! Thanks for the chance to win an awesome prize!
    2peas: onescrappygirl

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  22. Great page! Thank you for the chance to win! /paperpilekitten

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  23. I love your layout! Thanks for the chance to win such an awesome prize!

    aworkman

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  24. Oh my gosh, I HAVE to get my hands on those arrow paperclips. They are too cute. Thank you for the opportunity to win the class. I'm Tripletmom on 2Peas.
    Thanks!

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  25. This class looks great! Thanks for the chance to win! pea: dyaritz

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  26. I recently completed a travel album and I used a lot of arrows.

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  27. Love the chevrons on your layout! Thanks for sharing.
    Trish
    2peas: mom2nattan

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  28. Two peas nameis smcl. Thx for the chance to win!

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  29. Very cute layout. I love all the new arrows I will have to look for those in the store. I would love to win a spot in Amy's class!

    2Peas: scrapper100

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  30. Wow - Love your layout! Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to win a spot in Amy's class! - sheltieluvr

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  31. I put this class on my two peas pinterest board a few days ago. I'd love to win a spot.

    juliee181

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  32. Thanks for the chance to win a spot in this class.
    2Peas name: Flip_pea_ng

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  33. Thanks for a chance to win a spot in Amy's class. My 2peas name is gus-gus.

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  34. I just love your work. You always inspire me. Thank you so much for the giveaway. I'd love to take this class. Thanks again, and take care. :)

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  35. I'm sorry I forgot to tell you that my name on twopeas is raeraesma. Thank you again. :)

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  36. Thanks for a chance to win!!
    Peaname-Bonscraps

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  37. Love all the items in your cart. BTW cute LO

    Thanks for the chance.

    elizabeth p

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  38. LOve your layout...I make a lot of cousings pages also...LOved your spin on the chevron!tpgirl@2peas

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  39. Great giveaway. Looks like an awesome class. My 2Peas name is gerryglow.

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  40. I really like the fat cut out Chevron's on your layout! 2peas name texgrl

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  41. Love the chevrons, they're awesome. 2Peas name is lumos

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  42. I love the simple story on the layout. 2Peas calls me sugaredsongbird

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  43. i love how you used the OA Sasparilla on the counsin LO!
    scrapnatya/2peas name

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  44. Thanks for the opportunity to win!
    Spoonpea

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  45. I love, love, love your cousin tag layout. nylene

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  46. Lové thé layout, especially with the multiple photos, Natou18

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  47. Thanks for the inspiration, the enabling and the chance!
    (2Peas: EternolyYours)

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  48. love how you fit all those photos on a 8.5x11 layout! 2peas name = swiley

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  49. great inspiration here. pea name: Noa&me

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  50. Those chevrons are so fun. my 2peas name is Characterfan

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  51. Love your chevrons. Thanks for a chance to win.
    2Peas Name: CreatingMama

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  52. Thanks for the giveaway!
    -yelppuppy

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  53. I checked out your explanation of how you made all those chevrons - something I could try now!
    Pea name is Judy Praia.

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  54. I lovelovelove your chevrons! So fun!
    And I sure wouldn't mine winning a spot in that class! My 2Peas name is CarolineD

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  55. Your "Cousin Tag" LO is so cute. Nice to see more than one photo on the page.
    Thanks for a chance in Amy's class! scrapnt720

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  56. Thanks for the giveaway!
    2Peas thesnowwhite

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  57. Thanks for the giveaway! (Grannascraps)

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  58. I love multi-photo Lo's!
    Thanks for the chance to win. (drakumel)

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  59. Would enjoy learning about color
    2 peas: stampergirl

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  60. Thanks for the chance to win. I love the LO and chevron tutorial. 2peas name: senoritascrapper

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  61. I lovve your LO with the patterned chevrons!! Awesome! (margievis)

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  62. I love the chevron tutorial!!
    Iwouldlove to win this class!! Thanks
    Twopeas vgumparthi

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  63. Love the tips on the chevron!

    Thanks for the chance to win.

    Steel City Fan

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  64. love the inspiration layout! love the color combos she use. thanks for a chance to win

    michelesscrapycreations35 at yahoo dot com
    butterfly247

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  65. Thanks for the giveaway!
    2peas name: pepper tan

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  66. I love the chevron pattern on your layout. :) My 2peasname is bckwml. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  67. Thanks for the giveaway! i'm gack89 at 2peas

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  68. Thank you for the fun giveaway! Your page is sooo inspiring. Love the photos.... Leenanz @2peas

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  69. Great picks! I'm coveting those arrow sticky notes now :oP I'm LonR on 2peas :)

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  70. Great giveaway! ~machellenelson6 at 2Peas

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  71. Love your layout! My Two Peas name is melt003! Thanks for the chance to win a seat in Amy's class.

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  72. Love this! And thank you so much for the chance to win a spot in the class!! rebecca_lovell

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  73. Thanks for the chance to win the class!

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  74. So fun! thanks for doing 'the hop!'
    I'm lovethewater at 2Peas. :-)

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  75. Thanks for the giveway to this workshop. Ok-Scrapper at Two Peas.

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  76. Thanks for the chance to win!

    blupixy79

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  77. So fun!!! Thanks! My 2Peas user name is Good Memories, and my email is jordanbev5@yahoo.com
    Thanks again!

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  78. Love your layout - the chevrons are awesome! Love all your arrow products - so fun! I also love cleosmum on 2peas. So much to love about your blog post. :) Thanks so much for the giveaway. Would love to win a spot in Amy's class. I'm sassiescrapper on 2peas.

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  79. Love your layout - some REAL chevrons, not just zigzags which everyone is calling chevrons these days, LOL! I am totally lifting that multi-pattern chevron idea, by the way. ;) Thanks for the chance to win! - StoryAngel on 2Peas

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  80. Thank you for a chance to win a spot in this class. 2peas name:Luv2scrap19

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  81. I am so loving arrows, actually I always have!
    Duckienz at 2peas

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  82. Love your 2 EP collection choices! Such fun designs!
    Amy's class sounds fabulous!
    DeniseB
    2 Peas name: DenisePeaB

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  83. I love your chevrons!!! So cute. Thanks for sharing a little inspiration and the chance to win! 2Peas breezestg

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  84. What a fun layout. Love the chevrons. I'm loving your top picks and I have Sweet Day in my hands already. Just love the colors and patterns in the collection.

    Would so love to win a spot in Amy's class. Thanks for the chance.

    2peas: cutiephinphin

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  85. Thanks for the chance to win a spot in Amy's class! Love those little arrow paper clips!

    My 2peas name is 3boyzmama

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  86. Thanks for the givaway. I'm zgagi at 2peas

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  87. 2 Peas user name: marynbtol
    Thanks for the opportunity!

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  88. Thanks for the giveaway and the chance to win. I also love Sweet Day collection
    2peas username: taorni

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  89. Thanks for the giveaway. I love both of the paper collections you mentioned. my 2peas username: iggyboo32

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  90. Thanks for the chance to win, this class looks great!

    Love the chevrons on your layout!

    2 peas name = jennifergrace x

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  91. The class looks really inspiring. Love the Paradise beach collection too. Peaname fi21.

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