Friday, August 6, 2010

"Back To School" Blog Hop

Here we are with school starting soon... Thank you goes out to http://www.pinkcricut.com/ for hosting this great blog hop. If you made it to my blog and haven't started with pink cricut you will want to go back and start there and move on to http://joyslife.com , then on to mine. After you leave here you will want to hop over to http://onethirdchicklet.blogspot.com Don't forget to stop by our blog sponsor, http://www.memorymiser.com/ there is some special blog candy. You won't want to miss the chance to win it!!! I wanted to share with you this picture frame I made for our grandson. In the 3 bus windows you can insert pictures. This shows you how you can personalize any mat for that special occasion.
Please become a follower and leave a comment for some sweet blog candy. I will be drawing on Monday and e-mailing you for your address SO don't forget to leave a way to get a hold of you with your comment. The candy I am giving away is a school package with paper, stickers, layered stickers, punch-outs, and chip-board punch-outs. You will also receive some bling and glue Thank you for playing along with us today...


Supplies used

Cartridge: Potpourri Basket, Plantin Schoolbook
Paper: Red, Blue, Brown, Yellow, Black, White, Bazzil
Adhesive: ATG Gun
Gel Pen: Black
3 1/2 inches: Bus
3/4 inch: Brayden
1 1/4 inch: School Days...
Stiching around the bus,name and school days

Remember you will want to jump on over to http://onethirdchicklet.blogspot.com to see the creative project that Joy has made for you. Thanks again and you can stop back here on Monday to see the winner.

A special Thank You goes to pink cricut and memory miser for all they have done for this hop.

274 comments:

  1. The bus is adorable. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  2. This is way too cute. Great idea!
    simplybren at hotmail dot com

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  3. Cute idea.
    craftyhomemade7atgmaildotcom

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  4. Really cute! Thanks for sharing. I'm so lovin' this blog hop!

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  5. adorable - I have three children and love that the bus has 3 windows - lol
    what a great idea for a frame

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  6. Great idea. Too bad my grandson is only 2 and not going to school yet.
    mcaballerobrito@hotmail.com

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  7. Love that you can put people in the windows. What a cute idea! Thanks for sharing it with us!
    darla93 at yahoo dot com

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  8. This is so cute. Thanks for sharing your ideas.
    Anita Cannon
    amc35045@bellsouth.net

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  9. I love your picture frame bus what a wonderful way to celebrate your kids first days of school (or grandkids) love how you can also put pictures in the bus window..
    The Scrapbooking Queen
    http://thescrapbookingqueen1.blogspot.com/

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  10. Love love love the idea of the picture framed bus......
    Great blog hopping!!!

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  11. Cute Idea. Thanks for sharing

    Leigh Ann

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  12. Thanks for sharing, what a cute idea.

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  13. What a cute idea! LOVE it! TFS! ~Tara

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  14. Love the idea of a photo frame. How cute is that.?

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  15. I love how you can add pictures to the bus windows! Very cute :)
    avillarreal140@gmail.com

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  16. You see this kind of thing at the stores but it is always so much better when it is homemade. Love it.

    coolbeansbylb.blogspot.com

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  17. That bus is so cute! What a great idea! Thanks for sharing

    barbistamps.blogspot.com

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  18. Love the school bus and I love the idea of being able to put pictures in the windows of the bus. Thanks!!! :-)
    tsx4mom24@yahoo.com

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  19. Cute picture frame! Thanks for the giveaway!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  20. Super cute frame and what a great idea!

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  21. This is soooo cute! I love that you can use the windows for pictures! Adorable!!

    Hugs,
    Lorie

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  22. that was so awesome. i love the picture frame. i love how u personalized it w/ his name. his mom must be proud. lol cake35@comcast.net xoxo

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  23. What a great picture frame. I could also see this hanging in a classroom with the teacher's name and student pictures.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Georgiana
    http://carsonscricutcreations.blogspot.com/
    coachfans at cox dot net

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  24. Very cute! Love the bus.
    scrappinchic12@gmail.com

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  25. oh I love it!

    aecopenhaver@gmail.com

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  26. So cute. I can't wait to make one. Thanks for your inspiration.

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  28. very cute idea. I think I might make one for my niece. Thanks for the idea.

    Micia

    mrspiercy2u@gmail.com
    yellowbirdcreation.blogspot.com

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  29. SO CUte!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Hugs, Paula
    morethanfavors at gmail dot com

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  30. This is a Great idea. TFS.
    amarilisperez at msn dot com

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  31. I love that you can put pictures in the bus windows. Super idea!

    Judy
    designsbynanny@aol.com

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  32. Love idea. Thanks for the inspiration.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  33. So cute! I dont know what I was afraid of matting and framing my work, but now I am inspired. Thanks so much! Im a new follower. This is my first Blog Hop and I am having a blast! God Bless!

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  34. Super cute idea! Thanks for sharing.

    robindiane
    robindianescraps at gmail dot com

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  35. Great idea, Super cute, thanks for sharing!

    Kristin
    Pinkldycrafter@yahoo.com

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  36. Love the school bus windows with the pictures in it. Super cute!~Kb

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  37. Nice project. Thanks for sharing.

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  38. This is so much fun (I love blog hops). The picture layout is sooooo cute!!! Thanks so much for sharing!!!!

    Celeste B.
    ccscards.blogspot.com
    mctdbillman at gmail dot com

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  39. So cute! what a great idea. I am loving this BLOG HOP!!

    Melia
    wifey7799@gmail.com

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  40. What a cute way to display school pictures, could do a bus for every year. Thank you for sharing your talent.
    Cathy
    seashore@telus.net

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  41. Very cute idea! I love the twist and personalization of something that you sometimes pay way too much for in stores! It actually sparked some ideas in my own head! Thanks again!
    Shannon
    dieners@gmail.com

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  42. What a wonderful project TFS

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  43. What a cute idea! My son loves vehicles of any kind right now! Thanks for the chance to win!!
    Liz
    em.spelt@gmail.com

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  44. Love this idea. Especially that you can put pictures in the bus windows. Thanks for sharing.

    brookstenjem at hotmail dot com

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  45. Love this project. Thanks for sharing.--Ryansmaama
    gkburrow@cmaacces.com

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  46. What a great card!
    Hugs,
    Raven
    thatsmerb at gmail dot com

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  47. Very Cute!! Thanks for sharing! I am a NEW follower!!
    Kim

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  48. This is a great project!! I am sure your grandson will LOVE it!!!

    crop-and-create@hotmail.com

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  49. This is so very cute. I love the whole idea. Kids, love their first ride on the bus.

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  50. That is a really great idea! I love the idea for the windows :)

    www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com

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  51. Super cute!! Awesome work on your project.

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  52. Thanks for the blog-hop. My granddaughter starts kindergarten this yr. I have so many ideas from you and the
    other bloggers.

    maryleefrostatmedotcom

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  53. Very cute idea, thanks for sharing!
    Wendy
    rebatw@yahoo dot com

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  54. Your project is so cute, thanks for sharing!

    Kristin208 at gmail dot com

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  55. What a great picture frame! I love it! :) Thanks for being on the blog hop with us!

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  56. Cheryl, this is really cute:) You did a great job!!!!! TFS another cool idea.
    ~Madison at www.funkycards.blogspot.com
    funkycards (at)charter(dot)net

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  57. I love the colours on your blog . Everything really catches my eye. You have beautiful crafts . Thank you for the chance to win. I am now a follower of yours
    *Emmy*
    cricutmama2four@gmail.com

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  58. Thanks for sharing :) You do beautiful work
    Cblanch610@comcast.net

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  59. What a cute idea! Great job!TFS and inspiring!!

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  60. Cute idea. This will be the first time my son rides a school bus and I now I have a way to capture those moments.

    LaTonya
    http://ladyandalaptop.blogspot.com

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  61. That is cute! Thanks for sharing and have a great day!

    star24601 at gmail dot com

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  62. That is adorable! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  63. I forgot my email addy!

    courts crafts blog at gmail dot com

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  64. So cute!

    This is my first blog hop.

    I'm a Pita Babe.
    Cristal
    cristalyb@yahoo.com

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  65. I love the idea of putting the kids' pictures in the bus windows! Thanks for sharing!
    qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

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  66. What a sweet idea - inspiring! Thanks for a great blog hop - I love hopping. And, thanks for a chance to win some awesome blog candy!
    annekinn at yahoo dot com

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  67. I love that he can put in pictures on the bus, maybe take 3 through out the year to show his growth, or even him and his 2 best friends! Love it!

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  68. That is a wonderful idea, any kid would love it. Thank you for the opportunity to win some great blog candy.

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  69. The bus is so cute and will be more so with the kids pictures in it...great job.
    quilt4fun2 at hotmail dot com

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  70. Lovin' this blog hop. It brought me to this blog. Thanks for sharing this super cute project.

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  71. Love the picture frame, thanks for the chance to win the blog candy!

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  72. How adorable! Would be a great present for my grandmother, with the great-grandkids in the bus. Thanks!

    lungtx91@gmail.com

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  73. Picture frames adorable! Love the work!

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  74. Awesom project. Thanks for the chance to win

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  75. What a Cute idea with the windows and a great way to remember the school years! TFS
    mccadesmom at gmail dot com

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  76. Love, love, love the layout! I'm a retired teacher, and think this is so cute! Thabnks for the great chance at the blog candy, as well! I'm now a follower. I have a blog, as well...you can check me out at karelj.blogspot.com

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  77. So cute!!! I am a follower. Thanks for the chance to win the candy :)
    annadowdy at gmail. com

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  78. I love that idea and at the end of the school year you can put the page in their memory book. great idea

    Nikki
    nikkicreates at blogspot dot com
    nikkicreates at gmail.com

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  79. This is so cute
    thanks,

    Teri
    teri.barefoot@gmail.com

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  80. What a cute project. I love it! Thanks for sharing!

    Tracy
    tcincinello@gmail.com

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  81. "Nana"....I love the frame. I just started making frames as gifts! And, my first one was a school one, too! Whoo! Yours is so cute. I like the idea of a school bus so you can put pics of the kids in the windows! Super job!
    Theresa99 :)

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  82. I love this. It's so versitile!
    booger1@tds.net

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  83. What a cute idea! I have 3 kids so this would be a perfect xmas gift for the grandparents. Thanks for sharing!

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  84. I love school pages, very cute

    Debbie

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  85. Such a neat project!!! I drive the school bus here and it is in my yard right now our first day back at school was yesterday!!! slnewby@gmail.com Shanta

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  86. Love it!! I don't really scrapbook, but being able to display it like this, sure would encourage me to start! :)

    TFS, Cheryl (cardsbycg.blogspot.com)

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  87. Love this idea! thanks for the chance!
    Yours TruLee
    Ann Marie

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  88. Such a cute idea... I am really enjoying this hop! TFS and thanks for the chance at some great blog candy!!
    Lori
    http://got2bcrafting.blogspot.com/
    tahoe_luvr at yahoo dotcom

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  89. Wow this is so cute. Love it.
    luv2scrapp@cow.net

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  90. Cheryl, I really like how you can put the pictures in each window, very cute. tfs

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  91. I really like the idea of putting pics in the windows. Very cute!!

    Ro
    littlemissfattypants at yahoo dot com

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  92. Cheryl this is really cute and I love the idea thanks for sharing Debbie from http://craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com

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  93. What a great way to display school pictures! Thanks for sharing. Have a great day :)

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  94. So super cute! I <3 This!! :)

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  95. I love your idea!! It is soo cute!! thanks for sharing!!!

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  96. What a fabulous idea. Love how it came out!!

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  97. Cute frame. Love that you can personalize it.

    princesspaperprojects at yahoo dot com

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  98. What a great idea!! Would be cute hanging in a classroom with the teacher's name too. TFS!

    sconn0925@yahoo.com

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  99. OMG that is a great project that I going to have to try and send to my mother so she can show case her little 1st grader this coming school year. We are so excited for our little guy.

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  100. I really love your project! Nice job! XOXO, Julie. :0)

    readysetstamp at yahoo dot com

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  101. What a cute picture frame. I love how the bus has the windows for a place to put school pictures.

    GiGi

    gigiact2 at bellsouth dot net

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  102. The bus picture frame is adorable. The frame would be a perfect gift for a teacher also. Thanks for the chance to win!

    Sonya
    msc0662@yahoo.com

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  103. Very cute!! Thanks for sharing! Jennifer
    Soprano08648@yahoo.com

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  104. thanky ou so much for the chance to win......what a cute project thank you for sharing..

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  105. how sweet is that, love this idea. thanks

    cute thank you for sharing with us
    mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com
    http://turnedgypsy.blogspot.com

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  106. That's so cute!

    I have a question:
    what size is your frame that you inserted the project into? Thanks!

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  107. There is just something about school busses you just have to love! Thanks you for sharing.

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  108. I love this. I had something similar for my daughter and she has it now to put in her scrapbook.

    llamoureux1964@verizon.net

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  109. Super cute! great layout.
    mbchoj@aol.com

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  110. Very cute bus idea..I may have to try my hand at making one for my Grandson. TFS

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  111. What a fun idea!! I ♥ it!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  112. FANTASTIC idea!!! THANKSS!!

    slotr04 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  113. I know your grandson will love your frame.
    Great job!

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  114. I just found your blog thru the blog hop and I adore the school bus you made. Great project. Thanks for the inspiration. papermemories4u(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  115. Great idea to put pictures into the wi does of the bus!

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  116. great idea! I love the framed project!

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  117. Super clever idea! You did a great job. Found you thru the blog hop, will be back for sure!

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  118. What a cute idea............I might just have to do this for my grand son..he would so take pride is this. he is my little scrapping buddy. LOL Cyndibudhi@yahoo.com

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  119. Very cute idea. This would also be a cute gift for the teacher with the teachers name on it. Great job!!

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  120. Such a cute idea!

    jayne.boot@gmail.com

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  121. cute bus , and good idea about the pictures, this is really a fun hop ,grambo_j@msn.com

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  122. Very Nice idea! Love your color choices.

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  123. This is great. And what's even more exciting I have this cart. :) YAY, I'll have to give this one a try.

    TFS
    Keep Kreating,
    Erin
    SpantastiKreations atyahoodotcom

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  124. Cute idea!! This is getting the creative juices flowing!!

    jlhalovingood@comcast.net

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  125. Super Cute idea I'll have to make one for my little nieces and son. Thanks for sharing.

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  126. I love this picture frame. This is a great idea. Your grandson is going to love it. :) Thank you for sharing your creations with us. Take care, Jenny :)
    jenlam4@yahoo.com

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  127. Super cute!

    If you draw my name (which is unlikely cause the only luck I have is bad luck LOL) please pick another winner.

    LOVE being in the hop with you - thank you!

    hugs,
    Tangee
    www.kricutkirazy.com

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  128. Super cute idea! Thanks for joining in and letting us stop by on this bloghop!!

    calbekah@aol.com
    craftyteachermom.blogspot.com

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  129. Love this idea thanks for sharing


    Paula Lee

    dplslee@gmail.com

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  130. Love the bus wall hanging!! Thanks for sharing and thanks for the blog candy opportunity!!!

    Lori
    scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com

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  131. Cute Idea! I love the windows of the bus for the pictures.

    I am a new follower, so thank you for the chance to win your blog candy.

    ~Laura

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  132. Love the bus idea...I just may have make one myself!

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  133. Super cute project and great candy!! :)

    uberartist at hotmail.com

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  134. What a clever idea, TFS! (Hi from a fellow Michigander!)
    beejaysstudio.blogspot.com

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  135. what a super idea....going to do this for my preschooler....thanks for sharing..
    msperry1008@yahoo.com

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  136. That was a great project! I signed up to follow your blog...you are very creative!

    TraciVee on the cricut messageboard :)

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  137. Very cute project. I am getting a lot of ideas here.

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  138. I like you picture cute idea. thanks for the blog hop it is so much fun and good ideas

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  139. With nine grandchildren in my family, your project will be 'oh so perfect'! I am really excited about making the bus photo frame. Appreciate you sharing your talents and being on the blog hop!

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  140. This is fun Love the school bus,so many wonderful and talented people.
    Janet
    janet9347@bellsouth.net

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  141. Very cute. I love how you can put pictures inside the windows,

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  142. Too cute. What a neat idea. Thanks for sharing.

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  143. Great idea! Thanks so much for the inspiration!
    -April S.

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  144. Wonderful ! Love it !

    thecondes at gmail dot come

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  145. Very sweet project, thank you for sharing.

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  146. I love the picture frame and the fact that you can display three pictures in such a cute way. Thanks for sharing and the opportunity to win.
    Veronica
    vballen@comcast.net

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  147. Very cute project....love this bloghop!!!

    thanks,
    Sarah
    liveloveandSCRAP.blogspot.com

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  148. what a cute card.. Thanks so much for joining this hop.

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  149. This is such a cute idea! I love that you can insert photos in the bus windows! :)

    Christina
    ascrapbooknook@rogers.com
    www.ascrapbooknook.com

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  150. That is just too cute for words!!!

    TFS! Time to hop skip and jump!

    http://sweetsassydiva-gspot.blogspot.com

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  151. I am feeling nostalgic for my school years! Great project.
    michellebrooks2001@yahoo.com

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  152. super cute project! TFS!
    Hugs
    Nikki
    simple.scrappin at yahoo

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  153. That's really cute! deidrem at canada dot com

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  154. What a great project - love the windows on the bus for the pictures.

    Jenny Kozar

    jlkozar AT comcast DOT net

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  155. What a cute idea! Love the "windows" to put the pictures in. TFS :)

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  156. Adorable,I love it.Thanks for sharing.

    http://ikolinda-scrappinmomma.blogspot.com

    iko.linda@yahoo.com

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  157. So cute! I love it! Thanks so much for sharing and inspiring!

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  158. Very cute!! TFS!!!


    amandaremus at gmail dot com

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  159. What a great idea! Your grandson is going to love it!
    mistie1@cox.net

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  160. The picture frame is fabulous!

    flybeanjenny@yahoo.com

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  161. I LOVE your idea! The picture frame is wonderful and looks great hanging with all my other pictures! I plan to make these for my boys!

    Sandy
    flemings@eastonteachers.org

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  162. Me gusto tu bus de 3 ventanas y to blog es maravilloso, gracias por compartir!!!

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  163. That is a very cute bus frame. Thanks for the chance to win.
    stuff@gt.rr.com

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  164. That is so cool and what a way to remember your school year.

    Heather
    uofkgirl at gmail dot com

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  165. So very cute! Thanks for sharing! Maybe I should make one for our bus drivers?!

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  166. Very cute.. I love it!!

    NYGIRL1994@yahoo.com
    Tracy P

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  167. great project
    Maria

    marial302003@yahoo.com

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  168. Great project. Enjoying the blog and off I go for more fun.

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  169. Love that bus!!! Super cute idea :)

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  170. I am a follower.

    Such a cute frame. I bet Brayden loves it.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Donna
    DonnaCMC at optonline dot net

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  171. Thanks for the project share! I have a few picture frames that I bought to alter, and this gave me some serious inspiration to get mine done! Thanks! www.scrappingmamahen.blogspot.com

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  172. Your picture frame is adorable. I never knew what to do with those mini pictures they put in the kids photo packages. Now I do!! Thanks for the great idea!! Lovin' the blog hop!!!

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  173. WOW! What a cool project - being a 1st grade teacher I love the idea of a Back to School blog hop! :) Thanks for the chance to win.

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  174. Cute idea. I love seeing everyone's creativity.

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  175. That is such a neat project. I know a 3rd grade teacher that def would like something like this.
    TFS!!
    Jess M.

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  176. This was so cool, I like the fact that you can add pictures.

    strawberry.creations@hotmail.com

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  177. good idea, the pics in the bus windows will be cute!

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  178. I love love the frame...thank you so much for the chance to win the great candy.... I can't wait to spend some more time looking around your blog... I am now a follower....

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