Thursday, June 14, 2012

Summer Instagram blog hop

****Giveaway is now closed - thanks for playing!****

Hi there,
Welcome to our Summer Instagram Blog hop. I am so glad you could join us!

We are a group of friends that have connected through the app Instagram and we thought it would be fun to join together to do a summer blog hop. I would like to send a huge thank you to Jessy Christopher for organizing this blog hop. You rock Jessy!~

Here is a card that I made for the Blog hop using Amy Tangerine's new Sketchbook line and a Birthday pennant from Elle's Studio.

Oh happy happy day card:

and a closeup:

Here is what I am giving away:

- 1 6x6 Crate Pretty Party paper pad
- 1 package of Crate Pretty Party buttons
- 2 spools of American Crafts glitter ribbon (1 gold, 1 pink)

Here are the Blog hop rules:
To be elgible to win the prize all you have to do is:
Become a follower
Leave an answer to my question: Do you have summer vacation plans?

Blog hop starts on June 14, 7am PST. Blog Hop will end on June 17, 11.59pm PST.

Next on the Blog hop list is Jamie Warren


aidaville : Aida Haron

ameliakhalik: Amelia Khalik

cindylee : Cindy Lee

thelifeofclare : Clare Reilly

geekgalz : Evelyn Pratiwi Yusuf

ginalideros: Gina Lideros

jaimewarren : Jamie Warren

jannawerner : Janna Werner

jcchris : Jessy Christopher

joancce : Joan C

missblaser : Jordan Blaser

callelillycafe : Julie Garcia-Matus

kjstarre : Kim Watson

kimberlyneddo : Kimberly Neddo

laurabanasiak : Laura Banasiak

lianasuwandi : Liana Suwandi

lindzeyhanzen: Lindsey Hansen

bettiescrapbook : Marie Ramirez

melissamann1981 : Melissa Mann

medrey : Merdrey Chew

michellek : Michelle Kehoe

michellelanning : Michelle Lanning

Kittynance : Nancy S

natalieelph :Natalie Elphinstone

tinynatt : Natt Smith

ladybugnina : Nina Burgess

shamu_rueben : Sharmandeswari Nidyanandan

susankweckesser : Susan K. Weckesser

isur : Suryanti Halim

taliacarbis : Talia Carbis

watibasri : Wati Basri

Thanks for hopping along with us! Don't forget to become a follower and answer the question - Do you have Summer Vacation plans? To be elgible for my prize!


  1. great card Gina!!! love all the colors!!!

  2. I love your card!! great colors indeed. We are going for a 4 week holiday to Germany this summer. We have a mobile home on a camping there....lot's of books will come with me....can't wait!

  3. Love your card it's so bright and cheerful.

  4. kudos for this instagram blog hop! awesome giveaway too!

  5. your card is super cool! Totally reminds me of summer and I love your prize! :) miss ya buddy!

  6. Hey Gina :o) I came over from Kim Watson's blog to partake in the fun blog-hopping giveaway... thanks for the chance to win your super cute prize!! Unfortunately its winter here in South Africa, so my only plans are to keep dry and warm!!

  7. Followed u!!!! And yes my summer is jam packed with vacations!!!!

    cheryl131091 at yahoo dot com

  8. What a fun blog hop! Following you know :)
    I have an anniversary trip coming up, camping, and birthdays!

  9. Hello Gina! Summer is in Singapore all year round so it is rather business as usual!! *LOL* But this blog hop rocks! Hopping somewhere else now!

  10. Great blog hop! Its spring/summer here in the UK but its kinda wet here right now!

    Katy xx

  11. Great blog hop! I am a new follower, thanks for such a great giveaway!


    1. oops! I forgot to answer your questions, yes I have summer plans, I'm going to visit family in Portugal!

  12. yes, we are going to visit the smoky mountains in tennessee and are very excited about staying in a cabin for a week! thanks so much for the chance to win!

  13. Hi Gina!! Sadly, no plans for summer. Hopefully we will get to enjoy some outdoor festivals :)

  14. super cute giveaway! Stay-vaction is more like it! Many changes this summer for us including Gramma moved in, addition being built, new car, soccer camp, swimming... I'll stop there! =)

  15. Love this blog hop so far. Lots of creative inspiration! My summer plans are to spend as much time with my family as possible! Thanks for the chance to win!

  16. Hey Gina! This summer I'm off to the sunshine, its just rainy here in England atm! I cant wait to spend some chillaxin time with my family, sun cream and a book! Heaven! lol Wuu2?? catch up soon! Thx 4 the chance 2 win

  17. Hi!Gina, our summer vacation will consist of romantic weekend trips via Groupon. :)

  18. Hello! I'm Jordan, I am so glad you are part of this blog hop with me! Love your style and am glad to have a new blog to follow!

  19. hey's me...
    time to get another giveaway from you can i be win it twice?
    kidding ^^
    my summer plan is stay at home working with my hubby still have a lot of deadline

  20. Hahahh Summer advance (Its winter here right now!) Going to my favourite beach and lying in the sun!'
    Ohhh that sounds sooo good as we have been having mini tornado's here at the moment and eveything is soooo wet, cold and windy!
    Thanks for the chance to win goodies!

  21. I just discovered your blog, your work is amazing! And you're totally giving away my faves - pretty party and glitter ribbons! It's always summer here but I guess my summer plan is just thesis, work, thesis and more work. Sigh

  22. Hi Gina! Glad to meet u via this blog hop ;) your work is awesome and your giveaway is super cool!

  23. Hi Gina, here's waving hello from Singapore !

  24. Hi, first time here :) Summerplans.... Hmm... We are going on some small trips, but nothing fancy or huge.

  25. hi gina... great finally found your blog, fun hopping, isn't it?

  26. You rock too, Gina! Love that sweet giveaway! Malaysia is summer all year long, so no plans around this time. Lol.

  27. Hi Gina!
    Just hopped on from Evelyn's site!
    That's a really lovely giveaway!
    I don't have any summer vacation plans around this time, but we had a short trip last week.. was a lot fun, it's my son's first trip (he's just turned 4 months yesterday) :-D
    Followed you already.

  28. Hey
    I have to work through the summer vacation :-/

    But i want to make a summer daily ;-)

  29. Hi Gina,
    your card is wonderfull.
    This year I was in New York and China and so I have not more money for realy summer vacation. Im traverling for 3 days to Amsterdam. Thats all ;o)

  30. Hi! Love your blog! Thanks for the inspiration. I'm now a follower! Vacation? I'm planning a Disney cruise for our wedding anniversary... but that's not until after the New Year!

  31. Cute, cute card! Very cheerful and upbeat! Love Crate paper so love your prize! Thanks for a chance to win and have a great day!
    kmassmanATgmailDOTcom p.s. i'm following thru networked blogs

    1. no vacation plans--we are trying to sell our house and move...

  32. Love your blog hop! New plans to travel anywhere, but our son is having our first grand baby next month! Lots of excitement for the new arrival! ! Have a great summer everyone!

  33. No plans for the summer here... toooooo hot! Mostly just work and hide in the a/c. Good excuse to get some scrapping done though :) Love the Crate product!

  34. Woot?!

    This is a cool givaway! I want the Crate Pretty Party paper for a ong time, we don't in Belgium :O!

  35. I joined! My instagram name is sandiemcr
    And I'm now following you on instagram too!