Monday, May 3, 2010

Scrapbook Circle Blog Hop!

Scrapbook Circle is celebrating it's 4th year in business. So we wanted to do a special blog hop to celebrate.
So, welcome to my blog! If you have come from Jill's blog you are on the right track! If your not sure the order, scroll down and you can see where you are to go.
I wanted to share with you a layout I did using the *just released* May kit
I'm usually inspired by layouts done by others. But I was watching a movie and they happened to have bead garland as a decoration. Ya know, it hangs from the door frame and you walk through it? I had just cleaned my kids rooms and found these sequins that matched perfectly. It seemed to match the age of the picture--taken in the 70's when macrame was HUGE! :) --wonder if that will come back too? ANYWAY, my layout came together!

Alright here comes the RAK part. I know you have been patiently waiting... Answer my question and your name will be put in a drawing. (it's good I promise--it's got GLITZ) The winner will be announced on Wednesday.
Where does your inspiration come from?

In case you started with me and aren't sure where to start here is the list of blogs you need to hop to:
Diana W. <-- You are HERE

Thanks for stopping by and GOOD LUCK!

49 comments:

Dana Tatar {datatar} said...

I LOVE this LO! The sequins are FABULOUS and they coordinate so well with the Crate paper. The vintage photo is also very cool! Thanks for the inspiration!

Kristal said...

My inspiration comes from blogs, magazines, and my Scrappy friends. it's so nice when they share a layout with me. I love seeing their creations, it makes me want to make a layout too.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

WOW WOW WOW WOW!!! I am in LOVE with that LO!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeee the garland!!! WOW!!! That must have taken U forever!! :):):):) Cute cute cute photo too!! LOVE IT!!! :):):):):):) I get my inspo from blogs, galleries....and challenges!! I loveeeeeeeeee challenges!! really helps U think out of the box sometimes and also scrap something U normally wouldn't! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

GrannyCharlotte said...

Great use of the sequins. They pulled out the look in the pattern paper. Great layout. TFS.

Claude said...

Oh dear, those sequins look AWESOME! Beautiful layout!
My inspiration mostly comes from other scrappers. I love looking at other people's work, there is just so much talent out there!
Thanks for the chance to win!

Lois said...

My inspiration comes from great LO's like yours. I look at books, magazines and blogs. I also am a member of a couple of groups that share their work.

Fay aka Beautifullily said...

I love how you've done your sequins, what a great idea. My inspiration tends to come from other scrapbookers - I love having a good blog hop and bookmarking LOs that I love. fmatth4731@aol.com

Leah the Orange said...

yeah, seriously LOVE the sequins, and what a fabby vintage-esque page!

i'm inspired by just about anything - some funky ad on tv, a bold pattern i see on a piece of furniture, colors and patterns on clothing and bags, whatever... sometimes it's just a matter of looking outside and seeing some awesome swirly colors in the sky or the clouds. EVERYTHING inspires me! it's just a matter of finding uninterrupted crafty time, and sitting down and getting to it! :) (so, ultimately, there's loads of inspiration out there, but i just hope like crazy that when i'm able to play, i can muster up some of those ideas!)

LOVE your page, and such a fabby blog! (new follower here!)

Stacy Milford said...

Hi Diana! What a fun layout...you are so clever! & the colors are making me drool :o) So what inspires me? All of the fabulous creations that I find online, of course!

sillypea said...

The use of those sequins in fabulous! I get my inspiration from online galleries more than anything else,

Ashly said...

My inspiration started with the loss of a dear friend years ago. Now my insiration is my kids and documenting life for them to have.

jeannine said...

I love that you got inspiration from a movie and made it come to life in your LO with the sequins! Beautiful Lo!!
My inspiration comes from the scrappy products that I can't help but buy! I love the product lines out there and when I see something I get an idea and jot it down in my journal! I love to surf the net for great Lo's like yours and get ideas!

AScrappersDelight said...

I love this LO! That sequin work is so gorgeous!!

I take insiration from everything! Other's work, mag ads, even patterns in dishes LOL.

Southernbelle said...

Amazing layout Diana! I just love the added rhinestones! Great idea! You don't have to enter me in the RAK, I just wanted to leave you some scrappy luv! :)

Aymee

goatesgirl said...

I arrived at your blog from this hop and have never been here before...that garland is a great touch...I am inspired by a variety of things...other LOs or cards that I see, colors in my papers, the subjects in my photographs(usually my adorable kids, music, challenges, friends and more...thanks for offering the RAK

http://lovelifecrafts.blogspot.com/

Misty said...

WOW...those sequins caught my eye right off of the bat!!! LOVE THEM!!! As far as "my" inspiration...it definately comes from my kiddos!!! The four of them are always doing little things that require me to take photos... which in turn, means I gotta scrap 'em!!! I *heart* my kiddos!!!

scrappychick said...

Love the layout and the colors....great look with the vintage photo!! Thanks for a chance to win some Glitz!!

Leslie Owens
kbgir00@yahoo.com

Julie said...

That's amazing and I love the shiny on your layout--and the picture is the funniest ever, what a huge smile!

Maria said...

Love the sequins on the layout!

My inspiration comes from visiting many blogs, magazines, and You Tube.

Scrapenabler said...

Love your layout! My inspiration comes from blogs and kits.

Tami said...

Oh Gosh that strip of sequins-I soo soo love that! Okay to answer your question well honestly my inspriration comes from all the glorious creations I find online. I tend to see something and then my mind leads me elsewhere-needless to say its an adventure and I dont even have to leave the house-LOL!

JessiW said...

That sequin garland is amazing!! Love that idea so much...I obvisouly get inspo from others' blogs and flickr, and books and life....
Love, Jess

alwayscharlie said...

Wonderful layout. Don't you love it when they just come together on their own! I'm inspired by sketches, web site gallerys and magazines.

connie said...

I love the sequins and the Crate paper. My inspiration comes from my grandkids, kids and blogs that I follow.

amyleeperkins said...

And now I'm on the hunt for sequins!!... (as if I didn't have enough ribbon already!) Thanks for introducing a new way to use an embellishment.

Lydia Siegel said...

Love what you did with those sequins! I get my inspiration from everything around! Either it be a magazine, a big advertisement sign, or even something crazy my kids have said.

Lynn said...

I think my biggest inspirations are other scrappers and color! Sometimes I'll see a book or candy bar wrapper and think what a good LO that would make! :)

Nitasha said...

Love the sequins!!! My inspiration primarily comes from my children..the funny, quirky, silly things they do and say each day keeps me in stitiches and provides a ton of inspiration. I always have a notebook with me to jot down their antics and ideas for layouts! And I also get tons of inspiration from blog hopping and sketch challenge sites!!! Thanks for adding to my inspo. today!

scrapbookmom79 said...

what a great layout!! My inspiration comes from life, scrappy blogs & magazines.

Poinz said...

Ooh love the vintage look you got on your LO! My inspiration usually comes from my daily surroundings but most of the time is from the photo I'm about to scrap. I love to connect the picture with elements that evoke the emotion of the pic. Sounds cheesy but it makes me scrap more! Thanks for the chance to win!

michelle said...

nice work.

Diana Fisher said...

Love the page, girl! My inspo comes from all of the wonderful ladies out there that make this craft so much fun!

Rene said...

Love this layout! I can't imagine sewing all those sequins down though...but it inspires me to maybe try it with small buttons. I get my inspiration from numerous sources. Hoppin' on...

scrappinlil said...

This lo is so adorable...my dd is a smiler also. My inspiration comes from my dd, dh, my mom, my mil, blogs, magazines. I started scrapping my dd when my mil got me into the cricut. I just love that little machine in a big way! Thanks for the hop! My blog is http://scrappinlilscreativeside.blogspot.com/ ...come take a look if you like.

Woolverton Girl said...

Love your sequins, they turned out really cute. I, too, am inspired by others. I love to look at layouts online, in magazines, and in my scrapbook buddies albums. Other times, I just go off a sketch. I love to ceate a page off a sketch and than look at what others have come up with. It's so fun to see the many different ideas all from one sketch.

Erika M. said...

What a fabulous layout! I get inspiration lots of different ways: I'm an avid blog surfer, magazine reader, magazine ads, nature, etc.

scrappinmomto2girls said...

My inspiration come from my kids and blogs like the ones I have just hopped from!! LOL :) That LO is fab!!!

Thx for a chance to win!

Mimi said...

First I wanted to say Love Wonder Woman and the sequin! Inspiration comes from the picture. What I feel about the picture usually comes out in the lo.

Sarah Weber said...

My inspiration comes from sketch websites, like Sketchy Thursday and of course from all you designers at Scrapbook Circle...just love ya'll! thanks for all you do!

Summer said...

My inspiration use to come from Creating Keepsakes magazine. Now it comes from blogs and paper. Paper these days is just beautiful. Love your sequins.

mea5798 said...

hi diana! sequins!! ooooo i likey! nice touch on your LO!! thank you for sharing your talent with us!
marie sierra
mea57_98@yahoo.com

Cathy said...

That is such a cute take on garland. I have to remember that idea. Lets see my inspiration comes from blogs, and challenges.

Kristy said...

EGADS the sequins are amazing!!! Love it so much! My inspiration comes from all over! Colors, my pics, other scrappers. And now the sequins! :)

BAHGL said...

I Absolutly LOVE the bling here!!! I have some of those but I have yet to use them as I wasn't sure what to do!! Thanks for the inspiration.

CarrieB said...

My inspiration comes from my idea books, industry magazines like CK and scrapbooks etc as well as FANTASTIC blogs like this one!!! Thanks for the chance to win in this little 'blog hop'!!

Carrie@shockware.com

jonaks said...

I just loved that stitched sequines. I get my inspiration from my son and hubby!

Patricia said...

I love your layout! The sequins sewn like that is an awesome touch! I'm most inspired by sketches and layouts I see by visiting blogs! Thanks for the chance!

Audra said...

Great layout!! I usually get inspired by challenges and sketches!!

Mélanie Blackburn said...

Gorgeous lo Diana!! The sequins are fabulous, such a great idea!