Blog Hop Picnic

Β Yay! I am so super excited, that today is the Blog Hop Picnic!!

July 10th, is actually National Picnic Day, and I love to have picnics. Β I started having them, with my husband when we were dating after picking up a picnic basket at a garage sale. Β We continued this tradition after we got married, and had kids–and then our picnics became even more fun!

I hope that as our family gets older, we will still enjoy having picnics together–and I encourage you to try to enjoy a little old-fashioned picnic of your own, after hopping your way thru these FUN blogs!! πŸ™‚

I am the first stop on your blog hop picnic–and I am so lucky to have 9 other amazing women participating in the blog hop today! Β I love each of their creativity and inspiration they give to others. Β So, I know you will enjoy the projects they have especially for you today!

After looking at my Picnic Project, be sure to become a follower and leave a comment for your chance to be entered into a drawing for a Cute Stamp set and Close to my Heart black ink Β pad! πŸ™‚

Also– as you hop along, be sure to leave comments on all of the pages, because we will compile all the comments and randomly choose a winner for the new H20 Cricut Cartridge, generously donated by Memory Miser!!Β 

The first project I made was a Picnic Bingo Game I could take with us on picnics. Β The kids love to play games, when we go on picnics, so I thought this would be the perfect little game to stick in our basket! I made the bingo cards on my computer and then each card is matted onto scrapbooking paper- and then wrapped with a 2 inch strip of cardstock and tied with ribbon.

I made a little apron invitation, using the Block Party Lite cartridge- as you can see in the picture below–as well as a caddy to hold plasticware or condiments. Β You can watch the video, to see how I upcycled, to make this cute and useful project!




Recipe for all projects:

Block Party Lite Cartridge

DCWV Citrus Stack

Now onto the other 9 FABULOUS blogs, your next stop is Creations by Christie!!Β 

Don’t forget to follow/comment/etc–because, there are several of them giving away their own personal blog candy, and I don’t want you to miss it!!

Here is the blog list, in case you get lost:

Pink CricutΒ – That’s ME!
Creations by Christie
Scrappily Ever AfterΒ 
Cricut me ThatΒ 
Scrappy MelΒ 
You Had me at CraftΒ 
Scrappin’ with my Bug
Kreative KraftsΒ 
Paper Crafts by Candace
Crazy About Cricut




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