Sunday, July 22, 2012

july gardeners’ digest {two peas blog hop}…

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Good morning! Welcome to July’s edition of the Gardner’s Digest, a monthly update from the Garden Girls, the design team at Two Peas in a Bucket.

If you’re following along from the beginning, you should have just arrived from Nancy’s blog…if you’re just joining us, welcome – either way – enjoy the hop!!

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Here’s a look at one of my layouts that went up in the garden recently.  It’s a 4th of July layout and has lots and lots of photos on it!

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You can see more details, including links to the products I used by clicking HERE!

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Love these printable cards found in the digital section of the store!  Nope – you don’t have to be a digital scrapbooker to shop there – you’ll find lots of fun items you can print out and use on your pages and projects (check out the digital store by clicking  here)!

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The Sunnyside collection kit by Pebbles!

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The Shoreline collection kit by American Crafts!

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Paper Cottage stitched brads by Basic Grey!!

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Bumblebee Candy Dots 12X12 Sugar Coated Cardstock By Doodlebug Designs!

 

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes it takes a good challenge to get my creative juices flowing!  Did you know Two Peas has oodles of challenges going on all the time? 

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Check out the challenge gallery HERE and see if you can’t find something to get your creative gears turning too!

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I recently shared some information about the latest workshop at Two Peas – a class all about scrapbooking your family vacations!  It was created by one of my favorite designers, and fellow Garden Girl, Nancy Damiano.

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Here’s a little peek at some of the amazing projects she shares in her workshop:

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Amazing, right?  Guess what?  I get to give away ONE spot in Nancy’s workshop!  If you’d like to enter for a chance to win, leave me a comment on this post telling me one fun thing you have done, or plan to do, this summer.  I’ll announce a random winner on Wednesday, July 25th.  If you don’t want to wait, go ahead and purchase the class HERE and if you are the lucky winner, Two Peas will either refund your money OR you can pass the class along to a friend!

After you leave your comment for a chance to win, hop on over and see what Becky has to share with you!!

58 comments:

  1. I love your 4th of July page! I love the banners and nice texture with the slightly curled paper. I will have to remember the digi section for tags and such. Nancy's class looks AMAZING. Her vacation pages are always inspiring!

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  2. In a week we'll be spending our vacation in Prescott at my Mom's house. This year is extra special as my sister and two nephews from Connecticut are coming too! It's been about 5 years since we've been with them so we're all so excited! Love the banner photo layout, your work is always so inspiring!

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  3. That is one fun 4th of July Layout! I need to scrap my pics from last yr.Love your pics I actually like those digi prints & had bought them and used them in my Project Life. Thanks for the chance.

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  4. I have pictures from go cart riding this summer that need to be scrapped. Thanks! serenitysmom

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  5. We're hoping to get to the beach a few more times this summer. It just wouldn't seem like the season without some sand & surf & sun!

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  6. We just recently moved to Denver from Phoenix. Next month we'll be going to my best friend's family cabin in the Rockies! So excited! I'm already looking at papers for scrapping the upcoming trip, LOL!

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  7. Because it has been so hot here, we took a day trip to a cave. We even needed jackets it was so cool inside! Great way to spend a really hot day!

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  8. We already had our big family trip this summer, a week at Cedar Point. I'd love to win Nancy's class to record this trip. Thanks for a chance to win. My 2pes nme is
    Lizardchik.

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  9. We plan to go to Cape Cod in a few weeks. Looking forward to it!
    2peas name: senoritascrapper

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  10. Me and my BFF have spent a lot of time out with our girlies this summer and we just booked a 7 day Eastern Caribean Cruise on the new Disney Fantasy :). I.m expecting alot of photos, my challange is gonna be the organization of them , I'm gonna need help.

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  11. Fun LO! It's not for summer but I'd love to win the class because we're planning a trip to Disney for this winter. It would be great to have some things in mind and pre-planned before we go.

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  12. Love your layout with the banners!

    We are heading to a friends cabin for the week , can't wait :)

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  13. It looks like you and I are both loving the new shoreline and sunnyside collections! Loved the star on your layout. Great demintion. Thanks for the chance to win Nancy's class! Scrapbookinglife on 2peas

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  14. We are headed to Bear Lake in a few weeks and this class would be great for that trip! Thanks for the chance!

    2ps:aworkman

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  15. I'm loving Shoreline too! Thanks so much for a chance to win Nancy's class. The hubby and I got to go on a belated 10 year anniversary trip to Hungary and Romania this summer (without kids). 2peas: mprantner

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  16. Fun things this summer....visit with my sister from out of state, scrapbooking with friends, spending time with family....
    memoryartist

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  17. Going white water rafting soon! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  18. I love your fourth of July LO! What a great idea! I love the opportunity to win and I love that I'm feeling better and may just start up with the challenges!

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  19. I am looking toward to s weekend trip with all 5 of our grandchildren in August. They range in age from 16 to
    5.

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  20. Wendy sue, I loved your pure love LO so much!

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  21. Plan tomorrow to go to the gym to start my fitness regime. is this fun???? Rachel2512

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  22. One fun thing I plan to do this summer is to scrap to my hearts content. As an empty nester with a job that allows me to take two months off in the summer, I am loving every single day of it!

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  23. I got to go on a harbor sunset cruise with the girls! Tomorrow is hanging out by the pool. I love summer!

    Selenaintx

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  24. I love those printable cards too! Summer is spent home with my girls as I teach during the year. Just being home with them is my special treat :)

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  25. We just love the summer and with 3 boys fishing and swimming is always a great adventure Thanks for the fantastic giveaway KAtrina Dunn

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  26. I'm taking my granddaughters camping...we go every year and have so much fun!

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  27. Well I leave for vacation tomorrow to Denver, CO!!

    2peas: MicheleD_utah

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  28. Great layout. I just ordered Shoreline from 2peas. We have a cruise coming up and would love to take this class to get some ideas of what to do with all the pics I am sure to take! 2peas: iggyboo32

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  29. I love those Basic Grey brads too. So colorful and perfect for summer. Thanks for achance to win a spot in Nancy's class.

    2 peas name: Miss Kathy

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  30. The one fun thing I did this summer was take Shimelle's true scrap3 class! I learned a ton. Thanks for the chance to win a spot in Nancy's class (learnin2scrap01)
    - rt in GA

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  31. One fun thing I did was go to the Daytona Coke Zero 400! First time at that race track and we had a blast!! Now I need to scrap the trip, and Nancy's class would really help! Thanks for the chance to win!

    bethkk at two peas

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  32. I always love watching Nancys videos. Love her style, thanks for the chance to win!

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    1. Oh and since its winter here in Australia, one of the fun things we do every summer is have a family christmas get together (the weekend before xmas)at the beach, Santa even comes!

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  33. Great pages! Love the lace :).
    Thanks for the chance at Nancy's class!
    Madebykarla @ 2peas :)

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  34. I would love to win a spot in this class

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  35. the fun thing I have done this summer is spend a week at the beach with some good friends and then my parents for that weekend! 2peas name brmartin

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  36. I was maid of honor at my sister's wedding in DC. Thanks for the chance to win.
    j_ingres

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  37. I haven't very exciting projects for this summer, but I hope to spend time with my family, as it's always a surprise! Thanks for the chance

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  38. Thanks for the chance to win!! I'm going to be scrapping my last beach trip with my two and a half year old. He finally likes the ocean and sand, so I was able to snap a few good shots! and we went Crabbing- very exciting.
    My 2peas name is wished4child.

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  39. Our kids are going to visit Grandma for a week and DH and I will be home all alone for a whole week. First time in 15 years that we'll have such an extended time together all by ourselves. We're making so many plans. :) Bonus: The kids are just as excited about to be going on their adventure as we are to embark on ours.

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  40. Awesome! ;) One fun thing we're doing this Summer is MOVING! We can't wait...
    Thanks for the chance to win...
    - April (scrappingmommyof2 @ Two Peas)

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  41. I love your 2 page July 4th layout!! I'm looking forward to a fall vacation with hubby to New England. Can't wait!! Until then I've been to some fun musicals with my daughter. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  42. I would love to take this class! Thanks for the chance to win! (Twopeas: calendine)

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  43. Sad we didn't really have a celebration for the 4th this year (burn ban and it was super hot) but love your layout. Also love the digis and would love a chance at this class.

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  44. Thanks for the chance to win. Got lots of beach pics ready to go :)

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  45. Thanks for sharing your tip on creating those cute little stars...I'll have to give it a try! Two Peas: scrapnt 720

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  46. Totally love Shorelne too and I had already bookmarked your layout. I love the photos on the banners.

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  47. Saw your LO at 2peas gallery and loved it.

    Well I'll be traveling to Northwest in a couple of weeks and my sister's joining us. Can't wait.

    Thanks for the chance to win.

    2peas: cutiephinphin

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  48. Summer for us, Down Under, is in December and I can't wait to go to the beach and have lots of BBQs!!

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  49. Nicep post to read !
    A fun thing I did this summer and it was yesterday actually : being able to be one of the 1st person on earth seing what the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Games of London 2012 is going to look like !! It was a fun and amazing night !!
    A fun thing I am going to do this summer : volunterring for the Olympic Games !!

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  50. Thanks for the chance to win. We're going to disney next month and can't wait. Thanks!

    Jen D

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  51. My all time fave is to go swimming followed by ice cream!
    Fiona

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  53. Hubby and I are looking forward to going camping next month with friends to Yosemite and Mammoth (different trips) - so excited! Would love to win a spot in Nancy's class so I can tackle all my vacation photos. Thanks for the chance to win! 2peas name is sassiescrapper

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  54. I just went boating on Lake Michigan yesterday! :)

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  55. I'm hoping to take the whole family to the local amusement park. It's an annual tradition and everyone loves it. Thanks for the great inspiration & chance to win. (2peas - lissa_a_smith)

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