Friday, June 28, 2013

Mpls Farmer's Market - Scraptown Lady + Practical Scrappers Blog Hop




Hello blogging friends! Welcome to the PRACTICAL SCRAPPERS and SCRAPTOWN LADY Blog Hop!  We thought it would be fun to combine forces and share projects with you about one of the hottest scrapbooking trends around:  Project Life. We’ve got a fabulous prize, too - a $25 gift certificate to Scraptown Lady’s shop, which is stocked with awesome scrapbooking supplies! How can you win this awesome grand prize.....

  1. Be a follower of Practical Scrappers; and
  2. Be a follower of Scraptown Lady; and
  3. Visit all the blogs, starting with Practical Scrappers and ending with Scraptown Lady, and leave a comment at each blog along the way.  

We will be hopping until Sunday, June 30th, at 11:59 p.m. CST.  The grand prize winner will be announced on Tuesday, July 2nd


PLUS.... I am giving away an Imaginisce Endless Summer collection to one lucky person and will ship anywhere ! 

All you have to do to win my prize is ...

  1. Follow my blog.
  2. Leave a comment on my blog.

Now I am not a Project Lifer so I will apologize right now for you die hard lifers. My life is pretty boring now that my kids have all moved out. So I thought I would scrapbook one of my trips to the Minneapolis Farmer's Market. I usually just go to the Maple Grove Farmer's Market, so this was a real treat. Lucky for me, my 2 girls were home visiting, so they went with me  :)  I choose to use the Authentique Seasons collection (available in the Scraptown Lady store) because it has journal spots on the paper. I am also using a My Favorite Things Fishtail Flags Die-Namics die from the Scraptown Lady store. You can see it next to my journal spot. I don't know how I lived without this set of dies for so long. I have been using it on almost everything.


Farmer's Markets are much more than fruits and vegetables. You will find cheese, bread, plants, artwork, crafts, entertainment, and food! I had to take a picture of this Hmong woman selling her snakes and lizards because when my kids were little, they would beg me to buy them one. What's new... the entertainment. Look at that guy juggling knives and fire for a few dollars! Here is a close up of my girls picking out honey sticks.


I love how my title turned out. See the bicycle pattern paper in my negative space ...


So be green. Shop your local Farmer's Market. You may be pleasantly surprised.

Scraptown Lady Supplies:
Authentique Seasons Summer Enhancements
Authentique Seasons Summer One
Authentique Seasons Summer Two
Authentique Seasons Summer Three
Authentique Seasons Summer Components stickers
My Favorite Things Die-namics Fishtail Flags
Zots Adhesive Medium



Other Supplies
Core'dinations cardstock
Teresa Collins Now and Then washi tape.
Sukara Micron pen


Here is the hop order ....
 If you get lost along the way, just check the complete list below to get you hopping in the right direction:

Erin Morehouse-Kislingbury: http://girlpaperscissors.blogspot.com/
Marcia Dehn-Nix: http://onescrapatatime-bymumsie.blogspot.com/        <-------You are here
Rhonda Van Ginkel: http://snapwhiz.blogspot.com/

Don't forget to leave a comment and check back on July 2nd to see if you won. Now hop on over to Cathy Harper next. Good luck and have fun hopping.
 ~Marcia

13 comments:

  1. awesome page, thank for the info on the Blog hop :)

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  2. Love how the title turned out! Looks like a great market!

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  3. LOVE the title and the Farmer's Market photos!!!

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  4. Love the title work and color choices

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  5. gorgeous work, love this line!

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  6. LOVE your layout!!! amazing work

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  7. Love Farmer's Markets. Very nice work on this!

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  8. Great layout, Marcia! You girls are so talented! Sorry I missed the hop - hugs...

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  9. Love the paper you used on your two page layout! Beautiful work!!!

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  10. Oh I love the farmers market! your two page layout is just awesome I find it hard for me to do them but I definitely love to look at them!

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  11. Great two page layout, Marcia. You did an awesome job.

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  12. I just love your page! Your giveaway is yummy! I am a follower of your blog.

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  13. Wow it's really nice...Excellent work you did. I have you bookmarked to check out new stuff you post. Keep sharing more.
    Scrapbooking

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