Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Inspired by Simple Scrapbooks, a Giveaway and a Blog Hop

Welcome into the Green House on the Hill.  Wow there is alot going on here again this week.  Another fun blog hop and another fun giveaway!  But first, today I am taking my inspiration from the latest special issue from Creating Keepsakes titled Simple Scrapbooks.  I created this layout using just some basic supplies and a few extras.  With a few pieces of double sided patterned paper, stickers, twine, circle punches, some washi tape, an ink pad and a scoring board, I created this fun layout of my youngest daughter opening her birthday gifts.



I used the Martha Stewart scoring board to create the flowers from scraps of the patterned paper that I used as the base for the layout.


And now for a little fun, the wonderful folks at Creating Keepsakes are giving me the opportunity to give away a copy of Simple Scrapbooks.


You can purchase a copy of Simple Scrapbooks here.  Click here to see some of the online extras associated with this issue!  To see a sneak peek inside the issue click below. 


And now for the giveaway!  If you would like the chance to win this issue, please leave a comment on this post.  I will randomly pick a winner from all the comments received by Friday evening (4/27/2012).  If you would like additional chances to win this issue please visit the blogs of the very talented ladies lists below.  They are each giving away a copy too!  Heck, you should visit them anyway ... since they always have super fun stuff to share!

    Mou Saha

Thanks for stopping by the Green House on the Hill!

37 comments:

  1. Thanks for a chance to win. Very cute layout

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  2. Looks like an awesome issue! Simple is my first love :)

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  3. I'd love to win a copy. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. I miss Simple Scrapbooks mag so much. It looks like a great special issue, thanks for the chance to read it!

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  5. I love the embellishments you used on your page! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  6. Great layout!! This issue is exactly what I need to get me going again! Thanks for the chance!!

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  7. Love simple designs, so inspiring! Thank you for the chance to win.

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  8. Amazing flowers!!! Thanks for the giveway.

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  9. Beautiful layout - love the flowers!! I really like your clean design.

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  10. What a fun giveaway!

    Carla ffom Utah

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  11. Fun page, beautiful rosettes! I love the inspiration as my dd got her AG doll on her 6th too and those pics are in my pile to scrap!! Thanks for the peek, and the chance to win!

    jillc at ne dot rr dot com

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  12. Another great layout! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. looks like a great book - I love SIMPLE!!

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  14. Such a cute layout, Patty! I love the two different patterned papers you used on your background!! Thanks for the chance to win! :)

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  15. I have never tried to make flowers out of paper scraps. Those are adorable.
    Karen G

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  16. Great looking flowers, I have tried to make them but they always look so bulky to me on my pages, I miss Simple Scrapbooks! thank you for the chance to win one!

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  17. What a wonderful layout made out with limited supplies...Amazing!

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  18. Love your LO, Patty! Thanks for the chance to win the new Special Issue! I've always loved "Clean and Simple" and miss the Simple Scrapbooks Mag! ~Bev~

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  19. I love to make such flowers too, beautiful colors!
    And thanks for the chance.

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  20. thanks for the chance to win!!

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  21. How nice and simple is what I need sometimes! Thanks for the tips.

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  22. I miss simple scrapbooks magazine. I can't wait to see what's inside this issue!

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  23. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

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  24. Can't wait to see this issue too! Thanks for the chance!

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  25. Thanks for the chance to win this great magazine.

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  26. I'm excited to see all of the inspiration In the magazine!

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  27. lovely layout. Thanks for the chance to win and visit such awesome layouts!

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  28. Love your page. Such great colors.

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  29. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of this special issue of SS. Lovely layout!

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  30. thanks for the chance to win! I love the LO you made. I like the different background papers and how you tied them together. Awesome job!

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  31. Great layout - love the colors and the rosettes! love this blog hop and i do so hope that i can win one of these special issues- would really be helpful!

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  32. Gorgeous LO as always Patty! The book looks fabulous and I'd love to win and see more of it, thanks for the chance :o)

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  33. Great layout Patty! I would love to win this book:)

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  34. love the layout. Thanks for the giveaway

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  35. I'm not sure if you know that you are using the same name as my bed and breakfast? The Green House on the Hill, Napier new Zealand, we have been in operation for 11yrs.
    Ruth

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