Saturday, February 12, 2011

CWC Sweet Shop Blog Hop Day 1!

WHOO HOO Crafty Friends….It’s Here…Finally Here!
Day 1 of our Sweet Shop Blog Hop!
The DT ladies and I are so SUPER EXCITED to bring you this hop!  The girls have been so hard at work designing some SWEET…Paper-Fections…just for your viewing pleasure and crafting inspiration!
PLEASE…BE SURE TO VIST ALL 23! Like you…We LOVE crafting and sharing our creations! Please be sure to leave each one just a little love :-)
So here we go!
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Second….Here is the line up of all the beautiful CWC designers participating.
Sweet Shop Blog Hop Line Up
Blog line up is in Alphabetical order. Left to Right then next row.
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First Stop
abby f1
Abby’s Blog
2nd Stop
anita cf1
Anita’s Blog
3rd Stop
becky f1
Becky’s Blog
4th Stop
cathie r f1
Cathie’s Blog
5th Stop
christel f1
Christel’s Blog
6th Stop
dalis f1
Dalis’s Blog
7th Stop
deb c f1
Deb’s Blog
8th Stop
erika v f1
Erika’s Blog
9th Stop
gaby f1
Gaby’s Blog
10th Stop
jean kf1
Jean’s Blog
11th Stop
jenna f1
Jenna’s Blog
12th Stop
jennifer f1
Jennifer’s Blog
13th Stop
jennyj f1
Jenny’s Blog
14th Stop
karla f1
Karla’s Blog
15t Stop
madison f1
Madison’s Blog
16th Stop
maria elena f1
Maria Elena’s Blog
17th Stop
melissa bf1
Melissa’s Blog
18t Stop
michelle f1
Michelle’s Blog
19th Stop
nichole mf1
Nicole’s Blog
20th Stop
raven bf1
Raven’s Blog
21st Stop
roberta f1
Roberta’s Blog
22nd Stop
jenny jf1
Ronnie’s Blog
23rd Stop
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Back To CWC
To Enter To Win Win Win!

We Have Several Ways to
Win Prizes for Our Hop!

    • Become a follower of this blog and leave a comment on this post and or tomorrow’s post for a chance to win 4 of the new file sets we have released today!
      2 Random Winners Will Be Chosen. One From Saturday and One From Sunday’s Comments.
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      These are just SOME of the new file sets.
      To see them and purchase them…go to our purchase files page here on CWC or CLICK HERE

    • At the end of this post there will be an Inlinkz link for you to add YOUR Sweet project. You MUST be a follower of this blog and It must include the following:
      • A NEW project for this hop “Something Sweet”
      • Must include a Cricut or other cutting machine die cut.
      • Post must reflect THIS challenge. Combining challenges is fun and acceptable :-)
      • You will have until Friday, February 18th to complete your project and upload it.
      • There will be Four Winners for this.
        • 1 Random winner will receive a prize pack from Oh My Crafts!
        • 3 Winners will be Design Team Picks and will each receive 3 file sets of their choice…Cutting or Digital Stamp from’s new releases

    1. Visit each blog on this hop and “pick up” a letter along the way. After collecting all the letters, unscramble them and submit the secret phrase.  There is a link at the top of this blog with a post that you can submit your phrase.
    2. The Winner Will be randomly selected from all the correct entries submitted. You MUST also be a follower of this blog.
    3. Here are a few hints: 
      1. It is a phrase,
      2. There are 5 Words,
      3. The Category is Valentine’s Day
      4. Here is one final hint: The amount of letters in each word (represented by the hash marks)
      5. _ _ _ _     _    _ _ _ _ _     
        _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _     _ _ _

        The Winner will receive a 1 year subscription
        compliments of


  • That’s SEVEN different chances to win some great prizes!
    PLUS Each blog has some additional candy available…
    This truly is one SWEET HOP

    Last but not least…a couple of projects to get you started. After all what is a hop without some inspiration.

    Love Layout
    love layout by melin beltran

    love flourish closeup

    Here is a layout I created using my “E” and the Elegant Cakes Cartridge. Here is the basic recipe
    1. Flourish 2 (The Rose) pg. 39 at 3.75”
    2. Accent 2 pg. 29 at 5”
    3. Border 20 pg. 67 at 1.25”
    4. Love Letters at 1.75”
    I Love You Card

    cricut rose card by melin beltran

    cricut rose image side view
    rose close up

    Project Recipe

    1. Finished Card Size 5.5 x 8.5”
    2. I Used the Rose and I Love You
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    3. Basic Grey Patterned Paper
    4. Martha Stewart Border Punch
    5. Light Green Cardstock (Bazzill)
    6. EK Success Corner Punch
    7. Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
    8. Rouge Chalk Ink, Warm Green Chalk Ink, Lime Green Chalk Ink and Diamond Stickles.

    Whew that’s a LOT of information. So please take some time this weekend and have some fun with us!
    To RECAP
    This is the first stop. The next blog to visit is Abby’s Blog
    Thank you SO MUCH for joining us today!

    We are looking forward to seeing you back tomorrow!
    Add your project link below.


    Cricket's Cricut Creations said...

    Super cute cutting files!! I am gonna have to go take a look at your store :) Thanks for the sweet blog hop!

    Paper Addict said...

    you are amazing Melin

    Mad Crafter said...

    So awesome Melin:) On my way to check out what everyone created!!

    Maria Elena said...

    Super cute Melin !! Great artwork !

    Happy Sweet Blog Hop ;-)
    Maria Elena.-

    Amanda said...

    Super cute!! TFS!

    amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

    Julie Wasson said...

    love your layout
    thanks for the blog hop

    Pamela Pattison Lash said...

    Absolutely gorgeous - TFS!
    pam_lash at yahoo dot com

    Linda S said...

    This is so exciting! Great weekend adventure. Love your layout!!

    Dalis said...

    OMg... how adorable we look in our heart frame... cute girl!

    -- dalis

    Ann Morrell said...

    This will be my second hop. I have played your weekly challenges since I received my Cricut at Christmas. I take notes on all the Chef projects and then visit all the entries. I have learned so much and have such a long wish list of things I want.
    I really appreciate all of the sharing that takes place.

    Cindylu2u said...

    Oh my, fabulous projects, your card is awesome!!
    miller896042 at bellsouth dot net

    Cristen said...

    Thanks for the wonderful blog hop this find saturday morning. I cant wait to see everything

    Brenna said...

    those are fantastic projects! i love the rose on the card! fs

    donna said...

    thanks for the blog hop..and you have some great files for sale..

    Lisa said...

    Such a cute layout and card! Thanks so much for sharing! I'm a follower!

    lnorris21 at hotmail dot com

    Granny said...

    The card is adorable. I love the rose.

    Creative Diva said...

    Love the your projects! I look forward to hopping away into the other blogs and then creating my project to enter the challenge! Im already a follower!

    starry43 said...

    love all of your work
    I love just coming to look to see what you
    have done
    Thanks for all your hard work I became a follower also

    Touch of Tewshay said...

    I am so glad I stumbled across you blog, I am definitely following and posting your site on mine. The layout is fabulous, the card is gorgeous,,,thanks fot the opportunity to win.
    Mary D

    KARLA UREA said...

    Melin love this blog hop, the files are adorable, I love playing with them, The Layout is Adorable!!! Thanks for sharing!!!
    Happy Sweet Blog Hop!!!
    Karla Urea
    CWC DT

    Norma said...


    craftaholic said...

    I am a follower and I want to thak all of you for all your hard work and All the inspiration you have!!! Looking forward to seeing each of your projects!! Your card is awesome!!!
    ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com

    duchessdee said...

    wow, this looks verrrrrrrrry exciting. i off to abby. Thanks for all the work you all put into this. Dee

    Anna said...

    Oh how adorable!!!Just awesome. Looking forward to the blog hop. WooHoo.
    I'm a follower.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    http: // mamawann. blogspot. com/
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

    My Crafting Time said...

    Love your rose card. I esp love how your inked the rose. Awesome job. I'm a new follower.

    stacy at mycraftingtime dot com

    Vivi Martínez said...

    What a lot of fun!!!!! I am starting and can't wait to see what everyone have to show!

    Lisa said...

    I love the creations you come up with all the time. Your creations are great and you always give me imspiration for layouts. I was excited to follow this hop as i just love your work. Looking forward to viewing the rest!

    Amy said...

    And we're off to a great start - love your rose! I'm already a follower, and now I'm off to see the rest of the girls' work!!

    craftaholic said...

    I am not sure where to submit my scrambbled phrase? Could you help me out by e-mailing me?
    ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com

    BunnyFreak said...

    Thanks for the hop.
    username at yahoo dot com

    Tina Campbell said...

    The Card is just so sweet

    Brenda said...

    I don't know which I like the best - the layout or the card. They are both georgeous!

    ljritchie said...

    Beautiful, project !!

    MsJay said...

    Love the projects. thanks for the blog hop.

    Debbie P. said...

    Projects are awesome! Love the I Love You Rose Card. Thanks for the Blog Hop.
    Debbie P.
    chocolaterep at sbcglobal dot net

    cdm317 said...

    I love the Rose card. The projects are wonderful!

    Christine said...

    gosh its so hard to chose which I love the best....

    Lana said...

    Beautiful layouts! I'm a new follower.

    Scrappin Melissa said...

    Beautiful layout. Love the new cutting files too.

    Deb30906 said...

    This should really be fun. I love the Love Bandits.

    mommahobbit said...

    great layout! Great hop! Thank you so much!

    Ann Morrell said...

    Had a lot of fun gathering letters and seeing all the great projects. Looking forward to tomorrow.

    Linda said...

    I am a new follower and looking forward to your blog hop!! thanks for a chance to win!!
    lindamcintosh at verizon dot net

    Got2BCrafting said...

    The LO is so beautful and I LOVE that rose cut file used on the card... gorgeous!! I am so excited about this hop, so off I go!! Thanks for all the awesome blog candy too ~ keeping my fingers crossed! :)
    got2bcrafting at gmail dotcom

    Jean said...

    Melin, these projects are great!!

    A Scrap Above said...


    This looks to be a very FUN hop... I love your projects, very elegant and chic.
    I am already a follower of your blog
    TFS and a chance to win

    Angela said...

    Love the layout!!! Off to blog hop. TFS!!


    PixiesDelight said...

    WHew! Made it through the whole thing! Great design ideas everywhere!!!

    Tamara said...

    My first Hippity hop the Blog spot!! LOLI have never enterd with cwc, It would be nice to win and be up there among these Gals!! All do such a wonderful Job!

    Becky Dunham said...

    These are gorgeous Melin! Looks like it is going to be a fun hop :)

    Lynn C. said...

    I love all the new creations. You have outdone yourself this time.
    I'm off to the others on the Hop.

    Linda said...

    The blog hop was really great, there were such great ideas from all of the ladies...
    lindamcintosh at verizon dot net

    abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

    Great projects!

    Laura said...

    I just found your blog and this is my first blog hop. Your designs are awsome.

    Stephanie said...

    Great layout! Thanks so much!

    Kristin said...

    Awesome layout. The card is so pretty!

    ksully4597 at gmail dot com

    Anonymous said...

    Great layout

    Hettie Lynn said...

    I am new to this and trying to learn all I can. Thanks for all the inspiration!

    stampinlara said...

    I have all of my letters, now just need to figure out the phrase! thanks for a GREAT blog hop. Saw some very talented ladies. ;-) Happy Valentines day!
    stampin lara

    Amber said...

    I'm late to the fun!! I just settled into bed with my laptop and I can't wait to see everyones wonderful creations! Thanks for a fun night!!

    Rose said...

    That was a GREAT BLOG HOP with lots of great projects!Had fun collecting all the letters!!!All of you LADIES are AMAZING Thanks so much for sharing & a chance to win!!!Thanks!!!


    UMHome said...

    Oohh I wish I would not have to teach in the next few days. Will make use of the night to do a project. Need to have an idea first. Tks for such a great blog hop.
    nnnhgiang1979 at yahoo dot com

    Whitney said...

    Very cool hop. I love the layout with the Elegant Cakes cart. Love the colors. On to see what the others have!


    Rockin Robin Caldwell said...

    Love the projects!!! I'm a day late, but will start hopping after I get the little chick off to school. Better late than never. I do sub via RSS feeds. Hugs, Rockin Robin C

    marg0006 said...

    I love your site! Great and beautiful cards. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win.

    Janet said...

    So exciting! What a great hop I can't wait to start hopping =D I love your site you have given me so much inspiration to finish my stack of pictures to scrap and I just love all the wonderful feedback from your team!Hugs, Janet