Saturday, March 31, 2012

OUAS 1st Birthday Blog Hop


Welcome to Once Upon A..Sketch' s first birthday blog hop! It is so exciting to have you here and we hope you are inspired along the way to join in the fun and get creative!!You should have arrived here from Nadia's blog, but if you haven't you need to go back to the beginning of the list below so you don't miss out.


(please note that due to time differences there could be some broken links..please check back later as the blogs will be updated asap) 



Our new MONTHLY challenge has just been released! Each Design Team member has created their own  layout based on this sketch and journalling criteria and you need to follow the above list to see what they came up with. 

We would love to see what you create, so please link your project to back at the Once Upon A...Sketch blog. You DO NOT have to participate in the blog hop to enter this challenge. 


Here is this month's challenge....


April Challenge

 The theme of this challenge is HOME. 
We would like you to create a layout and interpret the theme "HOME" however you like based on the following sketch. You can journal as little or as much as you like, but your layout must incorporate this theme  and this sketch. 

And here is my example...



Our main sponsor of this blog hop is ....


 Imaginarium Designs
Imaginarium Designs chipboard is donating this prize to one lucky winner of the blog hop.


This prize pack includes AUS$70.00 worth of chipboard PLUS inks PLUS Spray Mists PLUS free postage to anyone in the world. 




DETAILS

 ***In order to be entered for the main prize,you must be or become a follower AND comment on ALL blogs along the way and finally back at the Once Upon A...Sketch blog to tell us that you have left a comment for everyone.

***There will also be some other prizes along the way which our Design Team have kindly donated.  To win these, you need only comment on and follow the blog which is giving the prize. The randomly chosen winners for these prizes will be announced at that Design Team member's blog.

This is the prize I am giving away....

7 sheets of Glitz French Kiss designer paper, French Kiss die-cuts, French Kiss pebbles and pack of Prima blooms.




This is open to ANYONE that becomes or already IS a follower of my blog and leaves me a comment on this post. ..


 The blog hop starts today , April 1st and finishes midnight (Australian Eastern Standard Time) 5th April with the MAIN PRIZE winner to be announced soon after the blog hop ends at the Once Upon A....Sketch blog and the other winners announced at the Design Team member blogs soon after the blog hop ends also. 

Thank you for visiting and taking part in our blog hop!

We hope you found some inspiration along the way.

Your next stop is ....Irini's blog!!!..

134 comments:

Cindy Gay said...

This is a lovely layout and a great design.

Keren Tamir said...

Beautiful Lo!! TFS

LUCIANA said...

Muito lindo...Espero fazer um belo layout.....

Heather Jacob said...

beautiful absolutely beautiful . loveeeeeeeeeeeeee your home ... so stunning and dreamy ... hugz x
love your give-away prize .. yumo xox

Heather Jacob said...

beautiful absolutely beautiful . loveeeeeeeeeeeeee your home ... so stunning and dreamy ... hugz x
love your give-away prize .. yumo xox

Sarah-R said...

such a pretty layout - love your zigzag stitching around the edge. what a beautiful home!

Felicity Ives said...

I love the colors you've used, lovely

Gwen Wruck said...

Great page, love the colours and what a neat house!

KellyF said...

What a beautiful layout, Patti! I'm a new follower :) Your home looks beautiful!!

Thais Sanches said...

Cute layout. Congratulations!

jennyplace2 said...

Another stunning take on the sketch! You girls really rock! TFS and I am so glad to have found your blog.
jennyplace26@gmail.com

silvia said...

Stunning!! LOVE the butterfly and the stitching!

Kelly Massman said...

I've become a follower! Your page is lovely--love the colors and the butterflies!! TFS and for a chance to win! kmassmanATgmailDOTcom

Erin Blegen said...

Patti, this is so beautiful- I love how you've altered the butterfly chippie! Nicely done :)

Melenia Agapides said...

Patti, your work has always been an inspiration to all of us - your page is lovely (and what a beautiful home)!! Thanks for the chance to win!

Lauren said...

Lovely photo of your home.

Marelle said...

Love your layout beautiful xx

Cathi O'Neill said...

Gorgeous layout, beautiful home!

Kimberly said...

great Layout and I love all the bling you used!

Lizzyc said...

Oh this looks so homely and appealing.. beautiful layout!!

Jeni O'Connor said...

Patti I was so excited to see your home. It's lovely. It would be so nice to have a house that has such special memories. Gorgeous page girl!

sophie said...

Great layout...thanks for the inspiration!!

Natalie Elphinstone said...

Beautiful page. Love the stunning details and the lovely warm colours.

Natalie Elphinstone said...

What a great topic you chose to use for the interpretation of the challenge. A great page!

Κατερινα said...

lovely layout!!!!!!!

Michelle Roncon said...

Hi Patti, You have such a lovely home....

Michelle Roncon said...

Hi Patti, You have such a lovely home....

Anita Bruzelus said...

Wow what lovely prices! and your LO´s.

Patricia said...

Great lay out.
I also love your other lay outs on your blog. I lIke your scrap style a lot.

Ελένη said...

lovely layout!

EttenA Scrap said...

It's a lovely LO! And happy birthday to OUAS:-)

Eleni Gratsia said...

Patti what a beautiful layout you have created ... that home looks so peaceful! Thanks for this great bloghop! Off to my next stop!

paperpapier said...

lovely layout...!
I am off to other stop for the fun blog hop.

Lizzy Hill said...

Wow! Everything about this makes the photo 'pop' more....love that home:):)

Kelly K. said...

Love your lo! New follower here!!!

Eila Sandberg said...

Oh WOW Patti! have always wanted to have a porch like the one in the photo, is this your house? Fantastic colours and what a beautiful page, it's absolutely wonderful! xoxox

Romy said...

Your layout is so beautiful, Patti! I really love the warm and dreamy colours!

Helena said...

Such a beautiful page and a gorgeous house!

scapmanufaktur said...

Wow what a party. Your layouts are awesome, lots of sweet details, I love them all. I'm happy to be your follower and will came back for such heartwarming inspirations. And thanks for the chance to win this beautiful prize.

Buttercup said...

What a beautiful beautiful layout- that house is just gorgeous! I love your blog too- just perfect :D

Rianne said...

Your photo pops up so gorgous in this LO. the color combo is perfect. Love your fussy cut green flower!!

Kitika said...

stunning, page SAHM!

Diana said...

That LO is absolutely awesome. Love the details on it and the colors you used. Thanks for the inspiration.

Amalia said...

Oh, so homey and so beautiful, it made me wanna go there!

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Hilde/Scoobie said...

Love the colors and mix of embellies you have used on this layout. Just fabolous!

Gerry van Gent said...

Patti, great take on the Home Theme! Stunning work, my friend! Hugs ~Gerry~

salme said...

Beautiful layout. The colors you've chosen is so heartwarming that it made you feel you're home!

Lisa aka Raining said...

That is one gorgeous layout! Is that your home? It's beautiful!!!

Nicole Doiron said...

Lovely layout! Thanks so much for sharing!

Rita Ribeiro said...

so pretty page!!!

Sandra said...

Gorgeous LO of your home. Also such generous ladies in the scrapbooking world with all the giveaways.

CathyMc said...

What a gorgeous house. I can see why you chose it for your LO. A beautiful LO!

Nuki Adiati said...

Your home is as cozy as your LO. An excellent inspiration. Thank you for sharing.

Hugs,
Nuki

Sapimanó said...

Hi Patti! Your LOs are beautiful!

julie e said...

I really like the vivid colors in your layout.

Paula Flávia said...

Lovely LO and such a pleasure to read your blog.

Clare D. said...

I'm following , thanks for the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com I love this page and your sense of color is outstanding!

Charity Becker said...

love all the 3D aspects of your page

Theresa said...

Love your layouts. Have been a follower and a subscriber to your blog for a while now. You are always an inspiration.

Ro Miqueletto said...

It was great to participate and discover your blog...tks

MARILYN said...

Beautiful house and page! lovely colors!

sandi said...

Fabulous lo! Love it!

Tulipinha do Cerrado said...

Sua página está belíssima..
Bjim ♥

Moêmia

lost coast scrapper said...

Beautiful work, I'm loving this blog hop!!

Sandy said...

Great and inspiring work!

Helen Tilbury said...

Wow Patti love your layout and look at all these hits - lucky you! I'm missing out now LOL but maybe I will win a prize somewhere down the line instead heehee...!!! Great job!! xx

Melissa S. said...

Wonderful Layout for the Blog Hop today and what a great prize you are giving away. Thanks for the chance to win.

Lolô Artesanato said...

I'm your new follower
and I love you LO
congrats!
xx
Leila

Ignas said...

Beautiful layout! Thanks for the inspiration!

Amy 29 said...

I'm already a big fan of you and your stunning work!!! Thanks for the chance to win those gorgeous gooddies that's so nice of you!
Love your lo big time hugs Amy :)

Aquarell said...

Stunning layout, love how the green color in the photo just pops out! :)

EmmaB said...

Beautiful layout!! :) and the house is just amazing :D

EFI said...

Patti your layout is gorgeous and your house is wooooow!!!!!! Thank you so much for the chance to win!

langeatheart said...

Oh Patti!
I love your house! The wraparound porch is something I have always wanted in a home. It looks so inviting! (hint hint) LOL I love your layout! and the prize pack!

langeatheart said...

Oh Patti!
I love your house! The wraparound porch is something I have always wanted in a home. It looks so inviting! (hint hint) LOL I love your layout! and the prize pack!

Hera said...

ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE!!! I LOVE IT!
KISSES
HERA SUGITANI

Bente Fagerberg said...

Patti your lo looks fabulous as does you wonderful home. I have seen those kinds of porches on tv and dreamt of having one,...but with our climat who really needs it,...lol!

Your work is inspirational as aways!

Valia said...

Lovely LO!

Maria said...

Great house and great layout!!!

Debbie said...

Beautiful! Love the cluster of embellishments!!

missnath said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Ava Gavloski said...

Patti, your layout is lovely. I really like how you have tucked a journal tag behind the photo with out it even being noticed as a tag. Its embellished so well it becomes part of the overall look of the layout.

Elisabeth Sarkis said...

Sua pagina está maravilhosa, parabens
Bjs Lisa

Connie said...

I love the way the photo pops against the muted background. Beautiful.

I'm a follower now!

Cynthia Lloréns said...

This is a lovely layout and a great design!!!
love your give-away prize.
Big huges and kisses from Brazil
Cynthia

Jolaine Frias said...

Gorgeous take on the sketch! The colors are amazing!

Sherri said...

great sketch. wonderful layout. I am a new follower.

Anne Pennington said...

Wow - your layout is breathtaking! I have joined as a follower on the blog and thank you for the chance to comment!!!

Jasmine S said...

Patti your page is gorgeous. I just love that house....I want to live in a house just like it. And your chippy butterfly looks awesome.

Bellaidea said...

very cute layout, best regards from new follower, I have a hop on my blog too, visit me if you want:)

Peg said...

Love the rich colours on your page, and such a generous and beautiful giveaway! Thanks :-)

Leonie said...

lovely layout, now following you. :)

cat lacigale said...

Congratulations for this fabulous layout !

Elina said...

Beautiful page! Love the earthy colors! Thanks for the great giveaway!!!

Jona Panesa said...

lovely page and awesome giveaway. I am now a follower!

Kate said...

what a fab layout!

Aliki said...

i am now a follower! thank you!

erinaki:)) said...

Beautiful layout!!!happy birthday to ouas!!!

Эля-elka said...

Приятно познакомиться!

МД в картинках said...

Lovely photo, love the colors=)

Vicky Varvadouka said...

Wow! Patti I love your house!! And you showcase it beautifuly!! Unfortunately I leave in an appartment...but I hope to built one like that one day!!
xoxo

Chantal Vandenberg said...

Your layout is fantastic! What a fab photo too of your awesome home!!! Your work is lovely, I've checked out your work below too! Love that one with the hammock! I'm your newest follower now!

Lucia said...

Hi Patti! Wonderful layout, and what a house!!! LOL great :-) hugs, Lucia xxx

ntintinas mom said...

Happy BlogBdaay OUAS!

cnelson said...

WOWZERS! TRULY LOVELY!

Vicky Alberto said...

what a terrific and pretty lo

Wanda at Two Make Do Scrapbooking said...

What a colorful layout. Thanks for letting me stop by!

Rania K said...

Happy Blogversary to OUAS!!! Lovely L.O.!!!Thanks for the chance!!!

Panagiota said...

Amazing layout!Happy birthday to OUAS!

L. Akins said...

Beautiful layout! I am a follower now!

Shell said...

Gorgeous LO PAtti! Wot a gorgoeus house. Luv the warp around porch! I am already a follower on ur blog!

Limor Webber said...

I love the photo on your layout! wow! what a beautiful house

Limor Webber said...

I love the house on your layout! wow!!

Ася said...

Gorgeous layout! And wonderful prize pack!

elainec said...

Love your colour combination and the beautiful butterfly.Great page. x

Svetlana said...

Great layout!!!
Wonderful prize!
Thanks!

Anita S said...

what a lovely layout!!! love that house!!!! so so beautiful!!!!
am a new follower have found ur blog through ouas!!!!

Ελευθερία said...

love the way you painted the butterfly!!!!!!
love those ID !!!!!
thank you for the chance to win!!!

lynda said...

I became a follower. I clipped one of your layouts. I like your work!

Lefki said...

Happy Birthaday OUAS! thank you for this chance.

AVC-CREATIONS said...

LOVE THIS PAGE!!!

Suz said...

beautiful take on the sketch Patti. I know how much you loved your house and even though the memories were made there you have them in your heart & on your pages.

Lovez' Lao said...

Beautiful layout! Thanks for the chance of winning your RAK!

Szilvii said...

SO beautiful page. This is my first visit here, but i will look around now. Thank you for the chance to win.

Georgia Heald said...

Beautiful layout Patti and what an amazing home! Always love visiting your blog =) xox

Noé said...

Happy Birthday! Beautiful giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

Beatrice Lawson said...

You ladies are so talented! I love your beautiful layout!

Queen said...

Happy bday to ouas!!! Im a new follower so nice to meet you!!!!Great Lo!!!

Rita said...

happy 1st anniversary!

Pendra said...

Beautiful job on the sketch... lovely layout, and such rich colors! Thanks for the chance to win some wonderful goodies!
Crafty Hugs,
Pendra

Roula said...

Love your LO!
TFS..kisses

Μαρία said...

Lovely LO and so beautiful home ohhh dreamy!

~~Nektaria~~ said...

Beautiful LO!!!
Love the bright green! soo fresh!