Sunday, January 15, 2012

Something Old, Something New Blog Hop

Welcome to Day two of and’s first Blog Hop of 2012! Our theme is: “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue!”

If you have arrived here from Michelle’s blog you’re in the right place! If you’re joining us mid-hop, head on over to see Melin at and start at the beginning so you don’t miss any of the wonderful projects the Designers have created!

Our Designers had to use something old from their craft stash, something new (a recent purchase or new technique), something borrowed (an element from a Cricut cut or from a cutting file or digi stamp) and of course, something blue.

Here is what I came up with . . .

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I used my OLD cricut cartridge Nifty Fifties for the title I love the glasses on this cut. I BORROWED the patterns from my Imagine cartridge Bubblegum Stripes and used them to fill the title and for all the papers used in the layout. Another Borrowed element in this layout is the glasses my daughter is wearing. Those were my actual glasses from around 3rd or 4th grade. They’re perfect for nerd day.

Here is a close up of the title.

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I think the mixture of colors and patterns screams NERD. The BLUE element of my project is the navy in her sweater, the background paper, and in the title. The NEW element of my project is the pictures. I finally got some printed! Whoo Hooo a layout with current pictures on it. That is definitely something new for me. Here is a close up of my little nerd doing her best nerd pose.

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Now head on over and see what Felicia has for you at

I hope you enjoy our Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Blue blog hop.


Jen said...

Too funny! What a cute LO to commemorate a fun day, Mindy!

~ Jen, CWC Design Team

Anonymous said...

So ADORABLE! I mean the layout and the nerd! I HAS those glasses :) Mine were white.


Michelle said...

MIndy, this is too cute! I giggled when I saw your daughter trying to do her best nerd pose!! LOL I LOVE the colors on this lay out. It came out so nice!!!


Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the whimsy scrapbook layout. I had those same glasses I think & was a nerd. Always had my nose in a book & math was my fav subject. Went on to major in Computer Science and receive my BS in Computer Science from college in FL. Worked in the Comnp Sci industry for 20+ yrs.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Charlotte said...

This is just hilarious!!! I love the photos. What a fun day it must have been. The colors in the LO are great and I love the glasses and Nerd cuts.

Krafty Hugzz Kenzi x said...

LOL, OMG, i have had such a chuckle, your daughter is beautiful and even doing a nerd impression she still looks adorable, i bet her friends love her!!!!
I love how the blue and shock pink co ordinate perfectly and those glasses set off the title really well, i will definitly be back to see more of your fab creations, Thank you so so much for making my day!
Hugz, Kenzi xx

Heather P said...

Really fun layout- great photos!!
Heather P

CREATIVE M said...

LOL! Too Cute!New Follower!

Jill said...

Mindy, hilarious! So cute! Love those glasses! Smiles, Jill

Angie said...

what a cute layout!! love it!

Nita said...

Ha ha! This just cracked me up! I have Nerd glasses myself, and I wear them with pride...every day of the week! :) Love the layout - you've captured such a wonderful and goofy childhood moment. :)

Larelyn said...

Oh my, that picture is just delightful and you've created the perfect layout. Love it!!!

craftsbyreva said...

So cute. Love you layout. Thanks for sharing!

Court said...

That is too funy but cute at the same time! Great job!

mitz said...

....ohhh but she is such an adorable nerd.. lol great job. thanks for the opportunity at your candy

by Frank-LEE Speaking... said...

This layout was so cute. Love the colors. Does that make me a nerd?(lol). Smooches... Sous Chef Feli'

Becca said...

This is so funny and cute!! I love her nerd pose. That is some pose!! TFS

Moments by Marla said...

So cute!!! Great layout and your daughter is adorable. Thank you for sharing.

ShersL84bed said...

Great layout. She is way too cute to be a nerd.

Smiles Sher

Debbie said...

OMG! That layout and that pic is way too cute! Love it. TFS.

Debbie B.