Sunday, November 14, 2010

Cooking With Cricut Holiday Blog Hop

Welcome to SCRAPBOOKAHOLIC BY ABBY 


and the CookingWithCricut.com Holiday Blog Hop! 


If you've come from visiting COOKING WITH CRICUT you're in the right place! If you've just happened across my blog and would like to play along with our fun hop, you can go to Cooking With Cricut and start at the beginning.
Go HERE


With the holidays fast approaching we are sharing some wonderful ideas and inspiration for your viewing and crafting pleasure! Each Design Team member will be featuring an original project made especially for this hop. Make sure to check out each DT member's blog.   There will be prizes along the way at our DT members' blogs, AND there will be some nice PRIZES with a few different ways to win at CookingWithCricut.com! 


THESE 2 TWO-PAGE LAYOUTS WILL BE DONATED TO MY SON'S SCHOOL TO BE RAFFLED, THAT IS WHY I DON'T HAVE PICTURES!


Here are my projects:







Materials used for 1st 2-page Layout:
DCWV Homemade Christmas Stack
CWC Bear as Elf and Puppy in Gift Box cuts
Recollections Cardstack
Michaels Ribbon
Martha Stewart Flocking powder in white
Martha Stewart border punch
Cuttlebug Embosser
InStitchz by Bazzil
Pink by Design Stamps
Glitter Glue ?
Leaves...... gift from my bestie!






Materials for 2nd Two-page Layout:
Peppermint Forrest Stack Joanns Exclusive 2009
Recollections Cardstock
Martha Stewart Flocking powder in White
Gibgerbread House 2009 and Christmas Joy cuts from CWC
Cuttlebug Embosser
InStitchz by Bazzil
Glitter Glue ?
Joanns Ribbon


I am giving away the Baking Bear cut to one lucky person!!
So, make sure you leave a comment and tell me which layout is your favorite... I will also giveaway an assortment of stickers and rub-ons!



Now it's your turn! Let’s see your wonderful holiday projects. Be sure to try and include a Cricut or other die cut machine on your project and link it up at CookingWithCricut
Next stop...my BFF, GABY (Isn't cool that we are on the same DT:)). Go see what she has in store for you today... And when you're done, make sure to head back to CookingWithCricut.com and get entered to win! 



Click on GABY to go to her blog!!




Happy Holiday Hopping! 





Here is the line-up!

  1. CookingWithCricut.com – http://www.cookingwithcricut.com/
  2. Abby – http://www.scrapbookaholicbyabby.com/ YOU ARE HERE!!!
  3. Gaby – http://www.gabycreates.com/ NEXT!
  4. Adrea – http://www.adreatravis2008.blogspot.com/
  5. Cathie – http://www.creativecutter.org/
  6. Christel – http://www.onescrappinsista.blogspot.com/
  7. Kristal – http://www.kandrewdesigns.blogspot.com/
  8. Madison – http://www.funkycards.blogspot.com/
  9. Kassidy – http://www.inkingitupcrazy.blogspot.com/
  10. Jenna – http://jennasfavoritethings.blogspot.com/
  11. Valine – http://www.maddstercreations.blogspot.com/
  12. Dalis – http://www.stampergirl.com/
  13. Brandilynn – http://www.createdbybrandilynn.blogspot.com/
  14. Becky - http://www.bouncyflouncyfunfunfun.blogspot.com/
  15. Michelle - http://www.mumoftwoblog.blogspot.com/
  16. Melinda – http://www.scrapbookeden.blogspot.com/
  17. Back to CWC 

170 comments:

GabyCreates.com said...

I love love love both your TwoPage LOs!!!
Yes it is great to be on the same DT-- I wonder if that influenced us being place together in the line-up? LOL
Oh, were are the pictures? Hello!!!!
and you were right, the DCWV Homemade stack looks really nice!!! Now I have to go get!! you enabler!!!
Love, your Comadre

Melin said...

Oh MY ABBY! What BEAUTIFUL layouts! You do such WONDERFUL work! I am SO honored to have you AND your Comadre on the DT....You are both CREATIVE and GIFTED! Thank you for joining in the fun and craziness! Melin....CookingWithCricut.com

PattiG said...

I liked the first layout and would love the cooking bear. I am making my granddsughter a cookbook for Christmas!!!

michele hileman said...

What awesome layouts. Great thing for the shcool to raffle. Thank you for sharing your pojects. on to the next hop

AmandaB said...

Wow, your layouts are adorable!! I love the little bear peeking out of the gift.. Thanks for the chance to win..

Amanda:0)
amnadas crafts and more at hotmail dot com

Lisa said...

Beautiful Lo's...I really love the little gingerbread house!

BrandiLynn said...

Oh my goodness how cute!!! you did a wonderful job mixing pp I am still trying to accomplish that!!! :)

scrapstampcrazy said...

Both the layouts are great. I like the one with the cute puppy in a box best.

jennsherburne said...

Great job!!! I love the bears

Ms. Jen said...

What adorable pages! I love the little puppy poking out of the box and all the cuttlebugged backgrounds.

KSD Creations said...

That is a great layout. I'm certain your son's school will make a mint at the raffle.

Glenda said...

Beautiful layouts! You work is so lovely! Love the gingerbread house!!

shutterbuggin said...

Love all the bears on the first layout! The embossed photo mats are awesome! Will be trying that soon

debannet said...

Love your layouts.. so hard to choose which I like best.. love the puppy face.. so sweet. But since I am having a cookie exchange would have to say the gingerbread house layout is my fav. Your son's school is very lucky. You've obviously put tons of work into the layouts. TFS

Lynn B. said...

They are both cute but I think I like the bears just a little more. The red ribbon draws my attention and the bears are really cute.

Darlene said...

WOW! what great LOs. Good luck at the auction for your son. My favorite is the 1st one with the bears! TFS

desaucier at bellsouth dot net
darlene

Lesley from WI said...

Both LOs are wonderful but my favorite is the first! I think that doggie in the present is too stinkin cute! Love it.

Lisa said...

Woweeee! Fabulous layouts!! These are wonderful!!
Big Hugs!

My Lil' Bits said...

Your layouts are adorable!! Love the gingerbread house! Thanks for sharing!

Rhonda said...

Your layouts are AWESOME! I really like the first one.

Susan from SC said...

Very cute! Thanks for sharing your wonderful talent with all of us!
suebella4u@hotmail.com

My Serendipity said...

Oh my gosh! I love the layouts..this is inspiring me to get into my scraproom today!

KARLA UREA said...

Wao Abby I love both for your LO"s!!! very cute!!! But The firts one is the one I Love!!! Your rock!!!
Hugs Karla

Parplusone said...

I love your layout very cute
EllenM

scrappingfrog said...

WOW! Your work is awesome!!

Amy said...

Ok, both are cute, and I really love that little puppy in the box, but my fav is the gingerbread LO. You did a terrific job! Thanks for sharing...now I'm off to continue hopping!

Scrappy Jackie said...

Beautiful layouts! Thank you for being a part of this hop and sharing your beautiful pages!

Savahanna said...

They are both great layouts. I really like the first layout. Thank you for sharing

Tammara said...

Oh my gosh, those layouts are so super cute! I love both of them but having to pick a favorite, I will have to go with the first layout with the cute peeking puppy out of the box and the darling elf!

Sharon said...

Super cute layouts. I really love the first one, Great idea on the cuttlebug picture mats. And I just love the puppy peaking out of the box. I so want a puppy for Chrismas.

Thanks for being part of the blog hop

Sharon

KathyB said...

I like both of the layouts but my favorite would have to be the first one. I adore the puppy in the present! He is just too stinkin' cute!!!! Love your site, thanks for the inspirations!

scrappygal said...

I am already a follower!! Love these lo's!! They are beautiful!! Would love to win that bear cut! Thanks for sharing!

Crafty Momma said...

Just left cooking with cricut and am loving this blog hop. your all so creative and giving me loads of ideas. Thanks for sharing!
veronicaslavishlathers@Hotmail.com

Vicki said...

The second layout is my favorite. Love all the textures on white. Thanks for sharing.

vwilson577 at yahoo dot com

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Great lay-out! Love all the papers! Thanks for the chance! abusybee24@coxdotnet

Deborah said...

I love your layout! Have you ever considered doing an online class?

Shana said...

wow, they are both such great layouts. I do like the puppy though. Thanks for such great ideas.

shanasewing@yahoo.com

The Scrapoholic said...

Amazing Layouts! You are such a talented lady! These Layouts should bring in some good $$ for your sons school! I'm already a follower!
http://thescrapoholic.blogspot.com

YAYALADYBUG . . . said...

WOW . . . what cute creations and how lucky your child's school is to get such donations . . . thank you for sharing!!!!!

Pam said...

I like the first layout the best. Pam

tonyakaye said...

Oh it is so hard to decide which layout is cuter ..The ginger bread house looks so yummy. But Mr. Bear peaking out of the package is adorable.

lovetoscrapscraps said...

They both are wonderful, but I would have to say the gingerbread house one is my favorite.

TR said...

Great LO. The school will be so thankful for it!

TR

bartlettpair said...

Super great!! Thanks so very much for sharing and inspiring!!! Be blessed! bartlettpair4@msn.com

Jean said...

Cute layouts. I love the Christmas Joy one, but they are both great.

Mrs.Debbie said...

OMG Abby I love those pages. You so out did your self. I just all the detail you put into the pages. I'm sure they will bring a lot money for your son's school. Really great pages. thanks for hopping with us.

Hugs Debbie

My Play Time said...

Love it! its great

ms.schwiet said...

your details r great on both pages... i like the bears best

Creative Cutter Retreats said...

Your details are amazing-I love your work-so glad we are on a team together. Have fun Hopping today-Hugs Cathie

kandilin said...

Love, love love the teddy bears

Grams716 said...

Love them both, but have to say that the second one pulls at my heartstrings!!

Wendyb47 said...

I love both but think, if I HAD to choose, I would go for the second one. Just tooo cute. Thank you for sharing.

Tonia said...
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Tonia said...

I am so envious of your layouts! They are beautiful!

My favorite would be the Christmas Joy!!

cmtry555 said...

This is sooooo cute! Thank you for sharing your creativity!

jennyplace2 said...

Just to stinkin cute! Love it!

Leanne said...

I love both layouts but the little bear peeking out of the box stole my heart hee hee! TFS!
Tobusyscrapping at bellsouth dot net

simplybren said...

Your layouts are GREAT. I am sure that whom ever takes them home at the auction will be thrilled. I love this cooking bear. Thank you so much for sharing!
simplybren at hotmail dot com

KSinMT said...

I like them both but love the little bear peeking out of the box the best!
Kathy
kschenckATbresnanDOTnet

Lisa said...

Abby your layouts are so adorable!!! Your inspiring me to get out the Cricut and start chirping

jeannejj said...

I love love love your work. Bears are my favorite characters. I love the one peeking out of the box. Thanks for your inspiration.

spelsue said...

pick from the two sets is difficult. I guess I'm a sucker for gingerbread so I will say the second set is my favorite. The school auction should be excited to see these layouts!

Mary said...

Your layouts are terrific. I really like the Christmas Joy one. That title just jumps off the page at you.

momof5 said...

Love the layouts. Cute! Cute! Glad I could join in on the blog hop this weekend.

coolnana72 said...

I love all of your layouts, but I think my most favorite is the Christmas Joy layout, mainly because of the best pics for them:)

Renae said...

I love the first LO the best with the Christmas wrapping. So cute!

Denise said...

Both are so cute, but I really love the bear elf. TFS

shelly said...

Haha!!! Very cute pages! I love the little puppy dog peeking out of the box!

wbktj said...

They are both so cute -- how can I choose? I love the baking bear (and I have the perfect picture to go with it). My favorite is the 'Christmas Joy' pg.

Jeanette said...

Both layouts are wonderful, but I have such a soft spot for bears and I love, love the elf bear. Thank you so much for sharing.

Denise From Boca said...

Both are so cute, but I really love the bear elf. I think they will be a hit at the school fund raiser!

Denise

lilred said...

Love both your layouts. Your son's school is very lucky. My favorite is the bear and puppy layout. I love how you cuttlebugged your photo mats. I am a cuttle bug lover also. Enjoy your day

Cindy said...

Great layouts

Jnett's Place said...

Love the choice of papers.

stefeni said...

Both LO are great! I think I like the second one the best though. Hard to decide!

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

Caroline said...

so hard to pick, but I think I like the "Christmas Joy" layout the best!

Wendy said...

Love both layouts, but especially the "Christmas Joy" one. I like how you embossed the picture blocks.

Jenna said...

Love both layouts! The colors are fantastic!
~Jenna (CWCDT)

cdm317 said...

Wow! So nice!

janmom said...

Loved your layouts and I am sure the one donated to the school will be a big hit.
Cari

Diane said...

Your layouts are absolutely awesome. Hard to choose which one I like best, but I guess it would have to be "Christmas Joy"

juelt said...

Fun stuff!

PJ said...

I love both layouts but HAVE to vote for the 2nd one - I want to know how you made those gumdrops!! They look real on my monitor.

emasmom said...

Both layouts are adorable but I have to go with the first one. My 3 daughters all collect bears and this would look great with the photos we have.

jenni said...

Beautiful LO's. So detailed. Thanks for sharing!
jpshirley@ymail.com

Carol said...

Both layouts are so awesome. My favoiteis the first one, but really like both. Love the embossed bdg. on the photo mats. Nice touch, Thanks for sharing.

slomomomcbl@gmail.com

Dalis (stampergirl) said...

wow abby, love the title work on the second!

-- dalis

Melissa said...

Great LO's and how nice of you to donate them to your sons school!

Melissa
www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

VCTeddy said...

Love the layouts. You really do awesome work. I just found your site but I am now a follower. Thanks for sharing your work with us.

craftycajun said...

I love both LOs, but the one you are donating to your son's school is my favorite. I think it is wonderful that you donating this LO and hope they bring in a lot of cash for it.

Cricut Critter said...

Great job with both layouts, you are a great group of talented ladies.

scrappymama said...

great layouts! the first one is my favorite!

esigmon at cox dot net

poohbear said...

I love both of the layouts but my favorite is the gingerbread house. They are both beautiful.

E. Marie said...

What an amazing job!! I think my favorite is the first one, especially with the little dog peeking out of the gift. Precious!

Monica said...

Cute! Love them both but first one is my favorite I think.
Thank you for sharing.


monica.lowrance@gmail.com

Anna said...

WOW WOW WOW Awesome job on both layouts!!! Just adorable. I'd love to win the darling bear. Thanks for the chance.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

Heidi said...

How fun! Love them but I think my favorite is the first one only because I really think the puppy in the present is adorble! Great job. I really like the gingerbread house too though. Nicely done and what a wonderful thing to donate for a raffle.

Heather said...

Both layouts are wonderful. I think my favorite is the one with the bear and puppy on it. Only because the puppy is soooooo cute!! What a great idea, donating them for a school raffle. I should do that when we have another raffle at our school. TFS

paperscissorsink said...

Those are just too cute! Love the bears!

Anonymous said...

Great layouts. You really have great talent. Love the bear and would love to win it! Thanks for the opportunity.

Rene

Chris said...

Both your layouts are great. My favorite is the Christmas Joy.

Chris
harleyrose44@sbcglobal.net

Anonymous said...

I love all your layouts but the Christmas Joy is my favorite.

tessyluv45 said...

The first LO is my favorite. Thanks for the chance to win.

lesliesews said...

I love the bear in the gift...what a creative idea. You're work is great..

mommahobbit said...

i love the lay out with puppy in a box! But they are all great! tyty

happygrandmamanc said...

I esp like the first layout. What really stands out for me is your use of the cuttlebug embossing folders in the layouts. I haven't seen them used quite like that before...looks great ! Thanks for the idea.

Cassandra said...

My favorite is the 2nd one. They both turned out really nice. Great job!

lesliesews said...

I love the bear in the gift box. What a creative idea!

Alicia said...

Love the bears!! What a great treat for the school's raffle! There is going to surely be a happy camper when they win this one! *Hugs*

sewlynn said...

Love the gingerbread house.

Sharon said...

yeah fisrt scrapbook layout great eye candy you did great job

cal8007 said...

I love the gingerbread house! It is so sweet!!

TFS

Carmen

scrapy1 said...

Wow, I actually love both your layouts!
But, that Puppy really got me!
It looks just like our little love bug Beagle, Daisy!
Beautiful Work!
Kathy B

Sandra said...

I'm loving your Christmas Joy LO !! Very creative..

Jamie said...

VERY nice layout! I am a new follower and love what I am seeing.

http://jmecreations.blogspot.com

karensk said...

I like the one with bear coming out of the present,
karen k 3 at ameritech dot net

BUZZY BEE DESIGNS & GRAPHICS said...

Thanks for a change to win Baking Bear cut file.
Rebecca Minor
buzzybeedesigns AT yahoo DOT com

happyhome43 said...

WOW! What a way to start the hop! I will be so full of new ideas I won't be able to rest.

alwayscharlie said...

What wonderful layouts! I love them both but thefirst one with the teddy in the box is my favorite!!

http://lovealwayschar.blogspot.com/

tina said...

both are awesome lo. but the gingerbread house brings back many childhood memories of making them with my mom. rest in peace mama.

JustYolie said...

Ok are wonderful, but I'm lovin' the "Christmas Joy" layout! ;)

Susan said...

Really like your baker bear pic...working on a cookbook for a friend :)

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Loved the layouts they are super cute!!!!

chrissy o said...

great alyouts
chrissy o xx

Lisa said...

Abby I love both of the layouts but I would have to say the first one is my favorite since I am partial to bears. Love the great ideas you show. Thank you for sharing.
Lisa
honeybearz2002@yahoo.com

Michelle said...

Such cute layouts...I love the puppy peeking out of the gift. TFS: )

Michelle
mmmfamily@comcast.net

puffinliz said...

Joyous layout, thanks for sharing!

Tanya said...

Love the layouts! Awesome job :)

Emily said...

I love both the layouts. But I think the first one is my favorite. I LOVE the puppy in the gift box. I have 5 boys and my 2 year old is very much in to dogs right now.

Emily C
The Wonderful Insanity Called Life

priscilla said...

really cute layouts ! love the elf bears !
thanks for the chance to win !
priscillas2000@aol.com

Mindy said...

Love the layers on your layout just gives it so much texture.. Thanks for sharing. Mindy1qc@msn.com

laura roque said...

i love the gingerbread house.looks yummy enought to eat.
lmv1985@yahoo.com

Sharon said...

Beautiful Layouts. I just love them both. And thats wonderful your donating to your sons school.

Sharon

Helena said...

Gotta say it was a hard decision but my fav is the 1st with the elf and animal coming out of the box. Thanks for sharing.

nanapuddin said...

It was tough, but I gotta say the little puppy popping his head out of the box is my favorite part!! TFS!!

G said...

Your pages are beautiful! Thank you for sharing! gikinney1@gmail.com

Josie0602 said...

Cute layouts! I really love them both! If I HAD to chose (and it would be hard), I love the one you did for your son's school raffle!

jtg0398 at sbcblobal dot net

bartlettpair said...

Abby!!! You do such a great job!! Be blessed in all you and thank you so very much for the freebies! bartlettpair4@msn.com

Stephie C said...

I love the one with the puppy peeking out of the present! So cute!
sunni08 at gmail dot com

shanna13 said...

I love the layouts and it's not fair that we have to pick which one we like best. LOL But since I have to pick I like the first one with the bear in it. So cute!
Susan shanna13@frontiernet.net

SweetSassyDiva said...

absolutely love your layout!!!

http://SWEETSassydiva-gspot.blogspot.com

i'm so glad you are on the sweetsassydiva design team! :)

Sandee McIntyre said...

The layouts are so adorable!! I really like the puppy inside the gift box.

Scrappy Jackie said...

Both layouts are great but my favorite is the one with the bear and the dog coming out of the present!

scraphappybette said...

TFS loved your layouts!!

donna said...

love the bears and the little dog in the gift box...

Sue W said...

Your layouts are amazing!!!!!!!! Fabulous!

bumblebee creations said...

what amazing layouts!!! I really need to get started!!! Thank you so much for inspiring me to do so!!

Marionment said...

I love all of the layouts. My favorite one is the one with the puppy in the box.
marionment@msn.com

Scrappin' Sista said...

Good job Abby. I'm digging the LOs. I love how you embossed the place holders for the pictures. TFS!

Christel
Your DT Chef Sista
www.onescrappinsista.blogspot.com
christel(at)majesticdeisgns(dot)net

4kids4 said...

Your layouts are gorgeous...that'll be one lucky raffle winner!! :-) If I had to choose one, I'd pick the first...just because that bear is just adorable! TFS!

~Sharon C.
sconn0925 at yahoo dot com

flowerdisco said...

You do such a fab work. I love both, I really do but I am going with the first one because the kindness of your heart.

pennykitz said...

I think the gingerbread house is my favorite... they both are wonderful.. thank you for sharing your art with us.
pennykitz@charter.net

Scrapsofstuff/Daphne said...

Beautiful LOS!! I love them!

My Crafting Time said...

OMG. Your LOs are fantastic. Love the bears. It would be awesome to win the bear cut. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

stacy at mycraftingtime dot com

cal8007 said...

Just had to stop by and say hello today. I loved both of your projects.

Carmen

cal8007 at aol dot com

shelly said...

I can' get over how cool your layouts are. I am in love with your first layout with the bear and puppy! I wish I went to your school, so I could win it!!

Melissa M said...

I really like the 1st layout. I especially like that sweet puppy peeking out of the box. TFS and thanks for the chance to win!

Anna said...

So so cute!!! Love all but number 1 is my fav. Thanks for the chance to win.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

Vicki and Don said...

What cute, cute layouts! TFS!

Sue said...

I especially love the combination of papers you have used as background. Both pages are great, but I especially love the gingerbread house.

Lisa J said...

I so LOVE the first LO! The doggie peeking out of the present is too cute! I wish I could be at that raffle!

TFS!

tjsgal at gmail dot com

Juicy Creations said...

Love both of your layouts..

Christine said...

Gorgeous Layouts x

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Love Love Love the bear and your layouts....can't believe you cut all this out...just awesome!

PJ said...

Really cute! I vote for the 2nd layout tho, love the gumdrops!

scrapaholicjen said...

Your layouts are both awesome! But if I had to choose one, the bear elf is my favorite!
qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

pebblesjns said...

Just when I think it couldn't get any cuter, I come here! I LOVE the top LO with the dog. That dog and the bear are so stinkin cute! I may have to scraplift one of these for my son's page. He's 15 months and would probably crack up at those animals!

chignon said...

Oh so adorable but if i am forced to pick a fav. it would be the Christmas Joy because it makes me think of candy canes and anything with candy canes is yummy!

Cheryl said...

Love both sets of pages!! My favorite Christmas thing is Gingerbread so I have to go with that one!! I love all the little animals with the huge eyes!! So cute. THanks Cheryl

Melissa said...

Love both layouts. The Christmas Joy is my favorite!