Friday, November 2, 2012

Robin's Nest and Helmar Home for the Holidays Blog Hop Project


 
Hi everyone!  I am so excited to be a part of The Robin's Nest and Helmar Home for the Holidays Blog Hop!

If you are hopping along, you should have arrived here from Liz Chidester's blog  . . . if you just happened upon my page or were checking in on me, head on over to The Robin's Nest Blog so you can hop from the beginning.  Don't forget to "follow" each blog as you visit and leave a comment on their blog hop post to be eligible for some blog candy.  Your name could be drawn for fab prizes!

Here is my Home for the Holidays Mini Album created for the Blog Hop.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it.  These papers were a fun choice for Christmas.  I am usually drawn to the Red/Green/White combo that gets a little boring.  This was a great deviation from what I would instinctively choose and create; and really allowed me room to play with the paper without any expectations.  I LOVE the finished product.  Let me know what you think (comment and follow for a chance to win prizes).



In this project I used Glitter Christmas Trees cardstock, Glitter Christmas Words cardstock, Red Swirl Glitter cardstock, Glitter Black and White HollyGlitter Silver on Black cardstock, Christmas Dew Drops  , Helmar Quickfix Adhesive Runner, Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive,  This was the first time I used the Helmar Quickfix Adhesive and I have to say that I really like it.  Most tape runner style adhesives I've tried do not have the staying power you find with a wet adhesive, but I'm happy to report that this one actually does.  I am also impressed with the 450 Quick Dry Adhesive and will definitely have to get some more of that.

Here are some pictures of my project:












 
Here are a couple of close-ups:
 



Thanks for hopping along! Be sure to go to the next blog in the hop which will be Lisa Wilkinson.

~ Make Today Count
Wendy




33 comments:

  1. Wow, what an incredible project, so much love and detail!

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  2. Wendy this is such a wonderful album to capture your Christmas memories and I love the color combo. The color, glitter and patterns of these papers are very festive and stylish! xx

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  3. what a great mini album! i love the red & black color combo.

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  4. Truly one of my all-time favorites! The papers and colors you chose are just beautiful! A great way to share memories of Christmas.

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  5. Lovely Christmas Album Wendy! Love the colour combination you chose for it!

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  6. such a beautiful album. so unique in ever way. cant wait to see your pics in it.

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  7. Pretty album - LOVE your colour choice, papers and bling!!!
    I am a 450 Quick Dry addict, I haven't tried the Quickfix Adhesive Runner before, so added that and Dew Drops to my shopping list :)

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  8. Fantastic holiday mini! Love all the sparkly touches.

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  9. what a keepsake to remember the holiday! lots of effort shown. thanx

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  10. Beautiful book!! I love every single element!!

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  11. Love the multi-dimensional look .. very pretty!

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  12. Love your Christmas mini album. You are right, the colors are a bit different, but oh so beautiful. I love the combination and all of your details.

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  13. I just love your mini album. The details are fabulous. I really think I need to get my hands on some of this Helmer's quick dry.
    I just became a follower also. Greaqt project.

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  14. I love your mini book!! How beautiful and ready for photos! I think the wet adhesive would be great to use with the curved edges of the book!!! I need some! Love all the bling and embellishments!

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  15. Oh I love your mini album....and I love how you finish those edges...awesome...awesome...job...tfs

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  16. Now this is a awesome project. I will have to do this for sure!

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  17. What a fabulous album. I love these papers! Thanks for the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com

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  18. Fun shape and love the color combo you chose. Thank you for sharing your project with Helmar and the Robin's Nest

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  19. great mini, love the color tones selected.
    ava g

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  20. Such a fabulous design and great idea for an album sweetie

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  21. I'd love to see a pix of this WITH PICTURES! I have never seen one of these filled!

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  22. Beautiful book, love the work you have put into this creation, loads of details, loads of layers and depth, it is truly a keepsake!!! Thanks for sharing this.

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  23. Great project! Love all the little details, sparkle, embellishments, pockets. So fun!

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  24. Great colors. Love the black white and red

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  25. Very pretty colors and I like how you embellished the pages.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  26. great job as usual...Wendy! Love the mini- album!

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  27. That is a wonderful mini album! LOVE

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  28. What a cute little album, just ripe for Christmas or even...Valentines day in the red and white theme!!

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