Saturday, September 7, 2013

American Crafts Design Team Blog Hop!

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Hi Everyone and Welcome!! I'm so happy you are here! For my debut American Crafts Design Team layout about me, I decided to do a favorite things theme and used a mix of new Amy Tangerine Cut & Paste and Dear Lizzy Polka Dot Party!

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And guess what? You can leave a comment telling me one of your favorite things and I'll draw a random winner on Sunday night for a surprise grab bag of some American Crafts goodies! Yay!!

Up next is the super talented, master of patterned paper goodness, and uber awesome Design Team Coordinator, Paige Evans!!

125 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous layout! Such a neat idea - i have to create one for my favorite things which include: flowers, cheesecake and cuddles :)

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  2. Fantastic layout!
    My favorite things, hmmm... SCRAPBOOKING! ♥

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  3. One of my favorite things is a pumpkin spice latte at the beginning of fall!

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  4. I'm always a sucker for a grid layout and I love that yours has some interesting variations for the typical grid layout! Think I will have to do a "favorite things" layout for myself!!

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  5. such an amazing layout! I love the grid!

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  6. What a fabulous layout!! Love the design of it!! One of my favourite things - scrapbooking of course!! And tea - must have my tea!!

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  7. I love the concept of this layout. You can do so many things with it.

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  8. Awesome layout. Love the grid design. Welcome to the team!

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  9. Loving the mix of Instagram and Instax sized pictures!

    As for what I like...mmmm...honnestly, lately, noting beats getting some scrapbooking happy mail lol. LOVE IT!

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  10. great inspiration for using a variety of alphas <3 particularly love the glitter alphas! cant wait to get my hands on the new collections from AC.

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  11. One of the best LOs from the hop so far! LOVE THIS SO MUCH!
    As for what is one of my favourite things, um... I guess typewriters.

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  12. Love this! It's vibrant and interesting. Especially love that you used different papers for the photo corners; so simple but adds energy to the page. My favorite thing: sitting by a crackling fire on a rainy or snowy day, reading or crafting. (I tried posting this already but it doesn't show up; sorry if there end up being two comments!)

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  13. Great layout design! Favorite things are paper, stamps and ink!

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  14. Great way to use so many photos. Love it!

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  15. Such a cool layout! I haven't done a "favorite things" layout yet, so this is super inspiring me right now. Hmmm...I really have lots of favorite things. I'm an easy pleaser. How about coffee? (Since I'm drinking it right now). It doesn't have to be Starbucks or fancy coffee. I like our home-brewed little coffee pot coffee.

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  16. I must so try this layout. thanks for the inspiration!! So ive got many LOVEs but right now my eyes are set on the Amy Tan and Dear Lizzy new lines!! thanks for a chance!!

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  17. i love this! totally gonna lift it! one of the things i love? our new puppy!

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  18. I love the title work, brilliant!

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  19. This is so fun!! I love all the little photos of your fave things...we have lots in common!! :) Great layout!

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  20. congratulations! hope i could be the lucky winner!

    cheryl131091 at yahoo dot com

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  21. One of my favorite things is when the leaves change color... we live in a house at the top of a hill and can see TONS of fall color from our bedroom... so pretty.

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  22. fun layout! one of my fav things is scrapbooking of course! :)

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  23. Beautiful! Those are some of my favorite things as well. :) Glad to be on this team with you!

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  24. Oh, I love all the pretty bits and pieces here! Lovely layout. Congratulations on the AC DT! Thank you for the chance to win.

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  25. I love your take on a page about me! It would be neat to do this every year to see if your favorite things change. One of my favorite things is cuddling with my kids:)

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  26. Beautiful! Love your photo collage!

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  27. love the square grid that you created, this layout is so fun!

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  28. Beautiful layout! I love all the different thickers in the title and how it goes around the page :)

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  29. I too am loving that square grid!! Great layout!! My favourite thing right now is curling up with a good book on a rain day :)

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  30. Love that star background & what a great way to use up random thickers~mix & match!

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  31. What a perfect way to tell the story of you! Love the idea and the layout!!

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  32. Awesome page Katie!! Love how you used the photo collage!

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  33. I love how you told your story in pictures! And the title is perfect. Really lovely design!

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  34. I LOVE your layout! The grid design with all the fun details/embellies around it is super cute!!
    One of my favorite things is playing softball.

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  35. What a great layout Katie! You told the story perfectly!

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  36. Great way to scrap yourself - might have to scraplift this!

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  37. Awesome layout. Love that paper with the stars... gorgeous work.

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  38. I LOVE the grid, the favorites, and the fresh goods on this! Just beautiful!

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  39. One of my favorite things is THAT LAYOUT! Too cute!

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  41. I love that you used so many pictures and all the different letters for the title as well! Awesome page! Oh! And one of my favorite things are Daschund dogs!!! :)

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  42. Thanks for sharing your wonderful talent and creativity with us!

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  43. Fun grid design - and you can't go wrong with a mix of AC Thickers and papers! Looking forward to seeing more of your work for AC. :)

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  44. Cute idea for a layout. One of my favorite things..........being home by myself. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  45. Your favorite things are sooo absolutely gorgeous. Lovely! x


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  46. Beautiful. Some of my favorite things: road trips, camping, Parks & Recreation on NBC, younghouselove.com, looking at scrapbooks I made years ago, shopping with my little baby girl and all her smiles since she loves people!

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  47. Love your faces and your layout! I love stamping, scrapping,reading, and reading blogs!

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  48. Incredible layout! I'm looking forward to seeing more of your work.

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  49. Love the title around the page! Awesome stuff!

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  50. What a brilliant debut!! This layout is gorgeous, love all the colours you used and really live the triangles in the corners. Such little things make such a difference. Can't wait to see what you do next!!!

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  51. Such a pretty layout! One of my favorite things is the clouds glowing with light of the sun behind!

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  52. your page has such joy & bright colorful fun! one of my fave things is scrapbooking, of course. ;)

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  53. One of my favourite things is the fact that I now live in the same country as my parents so my daughter can grow up spending lots of time with them (which we've done this weekend). Thanks for the chance to win!

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  54. One of my favorite things is laying out by the pool! Love your page!

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  55. Fun layout! Thanks for sharing!

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  56. What a cute layout! Love the grid and all the fun thickers you used. One of my favorite things is fruity sour candies. Yum!

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  57. Looking forward to working with you this year :)

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  58. I vote for your roses. They remind of my mother and I love the fragrance. My favorite is Double Delight!

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  59. Love your layout! The grid design is fabulous! One of my favorite things lately is sweet tea!

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  60. Love the gridstyle layout-and it's funny that many of us all like the same things! Love the "STAR" background paper!

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  61. You've inspired me, great layout! One of my favorite things is a rainy day, can't get enough of them.

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  62. Great layout!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  63. Scrapbooking is definitely a favourite thing of mine!

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  64. I love pages about favourite things, and lists and albums about favourite things)
    My fave thing today is a pair of warm socks%)

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  65. My favorite thing is my family. Next Scrapbooking...I especially love new paper!! :o)

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  66. My favourite thing is my smart phone, because it has now enabled me to stay in immediate contact with family overseas and I am able to quickly snap photos for my scrapbooking!

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  67. I just love this layout!! One of my have things is happy mail...nothing like getting a big box of scrap goodies!

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  68. SO pretty! LOVE all the glittery alpha letters!!!

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    www.housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com

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  69. wow-love all the little photos-and the use of different thickers.

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  70. I love my orchids, Starbucks iced coffee and, most of all, I love all Amy Tangerine products.

    Terrie Allison
    tallison21@aol.com

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  71. Such a fun collate of things you love - helps me get to know you better! Love it!

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  72. Great idea for a LO!
    I love telling the stories of our lives, dark chocolate, hearing my daughter play her clarinet and getting hugs from my son!

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  73. Favorite thing right now is spending quality time with my two little ones. I see them growing up so fast.

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  74. I love that you used several pictures of your favorite things. One of my favorite things is when the postman come to my house with boxes full of scrapbooking goodies it's like christmas for me. I open the box and look every single piece all over again and touch, smell, etc. (kind of a crazy carfter over here lol).

    So if I win your amazing prize I will be doing this when the postman arrives lol.

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  75. Right now my favorite has to be seeing all my children home as our youngest was in the NICU for 2 mths. Right now Mama is on cloud SUPER 9 and if you throw in a Pumpkin Spice Iced Latte OHHHH BUDDY :)

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  76. My favorite things are cherry coke, daisies and the color yellow!!! Thank you for sharing your fantastic layout with us - it encouraged me that I should do so a layout like that!!

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  77. A cup of coffee in the sun with a really good book... Yum! :)

    Love the grid of photos! And the collection of alphabets. :)

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  79. super fun layout - right now, ribbon is my favorite - I'm addicted to ribbon....:-)
    Thanks for the giveaway!!

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  80. Such a great layout! My favorite right now are doilies!

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  81. Very fun layout. Thanks for the chance to win. One of my favourite things is cycling.

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  82. Very pretty layout....love the blocked design & clever title! One of my favorite things right now is being a grandmother to my beautiful granddaughter!

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  83. scrapbooking is my favorite thing!!!! great page!

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  84. This is a fabulous layout, so clever! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  85. I love the idea of favorite things for a page. I will have to try it soon! My favorite things would be rain storms, my family, coffee, scrapbooking (of course), and anything pumpkin!

    Erica

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  86. love that your design lets you include so many photos. i must give it a try! thanks so much for sharing!

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  87. I love love love the mix of fonts on your title! Gorgeous page!

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  88. Fantastic layout, I will be scraplifting.
    Horses are one of my favourite things.

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  89. love your use of thickers! As for me one of my favourite things has to be coffee and peanut butter thick cut toast in the mornings for breakfast :)

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  90. Congrats on the design team! I am loving all of the different alphas on your layout!

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  91. Fabulous layout! Love your title work.

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  92. What a beautiful layout!! LOVE!

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  93. Amazing layout! One of my favorite things is soft summer showers. Didn't see too many of them this year though.

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  94. great LO! One of my favorite thing in summer is rasberry. I love it!

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  95. wooooww!!! I simply love everyting of this layout, specially the title! Beautiful page ;)

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  96. this is just AMAZING!! I love how you mixed the letters and have all of those pictures--FANTASTIC!!

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  97. LOVED the mixed letters! Well, one of my favorite things is traveling! :)

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  98. This layout is so cool!! One of my favorite things is an ice cold glass of iced tea!!

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  99. Great layout! I love how you made your title!

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  100. Your layout is such a fantastic way to capture the right now. I love the bright happy colors!

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  101. What a cool idea. I would love to copy this idea to make a layout of snapshots of my current favorites!
    ~Natalie (QSOgirl)
    qsogirl at yahoo dot com

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  102. Love the gold glitter and pink stars!

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  103. Great layout! One of my favorite things is birdwatching.

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  104. I like all the special details on your layout.
    One of my favorite things is gardening.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  105. Pumpkin cinnamon buns--which I have on my menu plan for the weekend:)

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  106. Love your layout! I love the mix of Thickers. Such a pretty page!

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  107. Such a happy and fun page! A few of my fav things: Spending time with my loved ones, spending time in the kitchen, spending time scrapping... Oh! And chocolat! ;-)

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  108. I love your LO and all the little cute details...♥

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  109. I love your cute LO. Very inspiring. One of my favorite things of course... Crafting!!

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  110. Some of those are my favorite things, too!!
    <3 J

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  111. LOVE your layout... SOOO creative!!! ♥ One of my current favorite things are the new 2013-2015 Stampin' Up! In Colors! :)

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  112. Fave thing: fresh strawberries! They're cheap at the moment here and have featured a bit in my PL (not to mention my baking!)

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  113. Love the grid design, awesome layout :)

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