Thursday, November 13, 2008

Unity Hip Hop Thursday TIME!!

Are you all ready for some Hip Hop? Did last night get you all pumped up?? Did you see all the peeks? SO CUTE!! Now it is time to really SEE the specials and new releases. If you haven't already, you can check them out on the Unity BLOG.

Yesterday was ALL about CALVIN.....he finally got his cast off!! YEAH! He is still limping around but was able to take a REAL bath last night! Of course, the best part for him was the lollipop!

So here are my Hip Hop creations:
I inked up some new to me kits!

Fishing Card Recipe:
Stamps: Right On Target
Paper: PTI, Mr. Campy dp
Ink: brilliance, versa mark, distress ink, always artichoke stampin write marker
Accessories: mr. campy ribbon, embossing powder, copics, twill

Rough 'N Tough Recipe:
Stamps: Daddy's Little Helper
Paper: Jacks World dp, PTI
Ink: stazon, distress ink
Accessories: corner rounder, circle punch, PTI ribbon

Wild & Crazy Bunch Recipe:
Stamps: wild & crazy bunch
Paper: get happy dp, PTI
Ink: stazon
Accessories: may arts velvet ribbon

I decided to make a mini album for today using the Kit of the Month: Enjoy Your Story....laugh. The kit was perfect for documenting Calvin's 4th birthday. Thank goodness my fabulous SIL took pictures of the big day!! :-) I paired it with some Cogsmo.


Calvin's 4th Mini Book Recipe:
Stamps: Enjoy Your Story...laugh
Paper: Cogsmo dp
Ink: stazon, white craft
Accessories: signo white gel pen, copics, icons, SU! circle punches, american crafts slick writer, cogsmo ribbon, smile rubons, tank mix blackboard, abby's album, cogsmo journal tags, rubon roller

Now hop on over to the SWEET & TALENTED JIMMI!

56 comments:

Jenn said...

WOW WOW WOW!

That book is too cute, love how you mad the family tree!

congrats to your little man!

Jacqueline said...

wow really cute idea with the book!! yay for getting his cast off! You said last night he is still walking like he has it on? I bet that will pass soon. My son had a small injury to his arm and for about a week or so after it healed he still did not want to use it. Have a good day!

Tracey said...

WOW! That mini-book is fabulous!!

Congrats on the cast removal!!

Patter Cross said...

Love the mini album! Just awesome! All of your cards are just perfect too. And congrats to Calvin! Yeah for him!

JenMarie said...

Yay for you lil' one!
AWESOME creations!!! WOWZERS!

Gretchen said...

Wowza Maren! Your mini book is soo cool! Love it!

Gretchen said...

Wowza Maren! Your mini book is soo cool! Love it!

Purple Princess said...

Great projects! Love the mini book!

Tanis said...

YAY for Calvin!!! Did he enjoy his bath???
Love the cards....you have a way with making a simple layout look so fabulous :)

HapEMomE said...

Woohoo Calvin! Love all your creations! Your mini album is so cute!
~Chelsea

StampinCathy said...

I just love all your projects. That book is hip hoppin cute.

Michelle (aka mybelle101) said...

{Love} how your pictures in that mini go over both pages!! And your cards are *ADORABLE*...I now have 2 *more* sets added to my wish list (thankyouverymuch!) ;)

Michelle said...

That little album is awesome!

Jessica said...

wow! your projects are all just fabulous! that mini book is great!

Kristen said...

wow! that is a lot of work! I wish I had as much energy as you to do something like this! yay for Calvin getting his cast off! :) hip hop

Lindsay Spencer said...

Hooray for Calvin! Is he still being a hobbler with his one leg? I love your cards, and especially your mini album. It's so cute.

Sherry said...

Wow- congrats to your little guy on getting his cast off! What a cutie! Your cards are fabulous too, Maren! WOW!!

Julie Masse said...

Totally adorable!

AJ said...

hip hop Maren- I think you are a closet scrapper!!! ;)

FibreJunky said...

Maren, you are so uber talented!! Congrats to Calvin for getting his cast off. What a relief for both of you.

Paula Laird said...

Hooray Calvin! (And hooray mommy!) OMG! I LOVE your projects! The cards are so stinkin cute and the mini album is stunning!!!!

Ravengirl said...

That mini photo book is so cute! I could totally do that! That is a perfect gift for the grandparents in my life! Thanks for the inspiration!

Jessica said...

Nice. The images are perfect for a little man. And the mini book is great - your Calvin is a cutie!

Sawyer's Mommy said...

I love that fishing card. THat would be perfect for my father in law.

Julia said...

Love that fishing card and your mini album is too cute!

Jen E. said...

your mini album is fan-freakin-tastic!!!!!

Scrap's Mom said...

That minibook is so creative! You are such a smart cookie.... Glad Calvin's cast-free, too.

Tiff said...

Your mini album is the best! You SOOOO need to come mentor me!

scrappin' happy said...

Wow! Your mini book in amazing. and I know all about casts :( My peanut (5yr) broke her wrist 9 wks ago but wasn't completely healed till this week and one week ago broke her OTHER elbow so for a week we had both arms in casts! YIKES

Anne-Marie said...

Love that mini album, WOW! You've given me some good ideas. :p

Sande scs sek111sbc said...

cool!nice journaling!

JazzyH said...

Great projects

Erin... said...

cute, cute and more cute!! love the boy cards they are super!!!!

daiseyfreak said...

these are AMAZING, as always! HIP HOP!

Nancy said...

cool mini and those cards are too cute!

Lisa said...

Love the mini book and cards. Thanks for using some of the lesser used stamps now I need them for my grandsons pages.

Jodi Clausen said...

AMAZING mini book!!!! I LOVE IT!!! and such great ideas for that KOTM I can't wait to get. Thanks!

Michelle (mla1111) said...

Love your mini book! Calvin is such a cutie!!! Adorable cards too!

Candace H said...

That mini album ROCKS! Hip Hop BRAVO!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

LOVE the book!!!!

Shemaine said...

Hip hop, love the album. Amazing!!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh wow Maren!! What a FANtastic album!!! And such awesome "guy" cards.......I have such a problem making those and you make it look soooooo easy!! Congrats on the little one getting his cast off!!!

Ashley said...

I love the cards and I love Calvin, just don't tell Brady.

patton4 said...

Really cute maren! I love it when you do scrapbook stuff! I think I recognize some of the pictures. :)I also really like the family tree! cute!

9kids said...

Great mini book!

Heather said...

Your creations are awesome!! Love the book!!

Rachel said...

so cute!!

mary said...

These cards are so cute and boyish. the little mini album is great. What a great little treasure.

Tammy said...

Great creations!! Love love love that little mini album!!

Brooke said...

everything is AMAZING.. as usual!!! wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Expressions of a Creative Mind said...

He's so cute! I'm glad he got his cast off.

Robyn Weatherspoon said...

OMGosh! I'm loving all of your stampalicious projects! And I just love that photo of your little one with the lollipop! He's too happy!(LOL!) Fabulous work girlie!

Saxontoy said...

Love the minibook, I so want to do scrapbooking, but.. my heart isn't really there. But this is really inspiring

AJ said...

YEA for no more cast!!!!!!!!

Barefootstamper said...

54 Comments can't be wrong! This little book is AWESOME!

You were the Mini-Book of the Week at Card of the Week.com. You can see the original post here.

I did use a picture from your post, with links back to the site and the original post. I hope that is OK. Please feel free to email me if you need me to change anything.

I also have an “I was featured” on badge for you if you want it :D

Thanks again for sharing!

Jennifer Buck said...

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Love these all! Congrats to your little guy! How awesome to have the cast off! :)