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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Officially Summer Blog Hop Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of The Scrapoholic's Officially Summer Blog Hop.  You should have come to my blog from Sarah.  Hope everyone had a great first day of summer yesterday.  We got a little relief from the relentless heat we've been having here in Oklahoma, thank goodness! 

I love reading the comments you all are posting.  I'm always flattered when someone wants to "scraplift" an idea from me.  Please feel free to do so anytime.  If you're a Facebook junkie like me, "like" SVG Cuts page and check out the great projects posted from their cut files.  They are absolutely incredible.  The pieces on the dimensional projects go together so easily.

I had computer issues yesterday and had to take the one I usually work on to get fixed.  My project for today is a quickie. 


A pinwheel for the Fourth of July.  Once again, the cut file came from SVGCuts.com.  This one is actually a freebie from the blog there.  I just love the instructional videos they make.  I'm a visual person and don't think I'd ever figure out how to put some of these projects together without actually seeing someone do it first.  I guess I was being too picky because after three stores, I didn't find any double-sided Patriotic paper I liked.  I cut the pieces on white cardstock and then used a set of clear stamps I bought from Oriental Trading a few years ago.  The ink is Staz On in Azure and Blazing Red.  Once I get my computer back, I think I'll work on creating my own digital version of Patriotic paper and try another pinwheel.  I got a new Epson wide format printer that arrived last Friday and I haven't had the chance to use it yet. 

I hope everyone has a great day today.  Thanks for stopping by to see  my project.  Next on the blog hop is Abby.  Enjoy the rest of the hop!

14 comments:

  1. love the pinwheel!

    michelesscrapycreations35 at yahoo dot com

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  2. hmm. will have to check out those sites you mentioned. TFS such a cute pin wheel. I have never made one yet!! time to start. :)
    parkernana5@cox.net
    http://mybugandmecreate.blogspot.com

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  3. I love your project!I am a follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

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  4. great project. with 4th of july right around the corner this is the perfect project to try. tfs.

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  5. ohh I have to go down load this~ to cute~
    kacee
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  6. What a cute pinwheel - I love pinwheels :) I don't think I have a program for SVG files - at least i have never figured out how to download them... i am a visual learner too - i have to see it and then do it :)

    rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

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  7. Hope you get your computer back soon so you can play with your printer. Will you be able to print on 12X12" with it? You should do a post on how your projects turn out
    Love the pinwheel
    katieoscreations,blogspot.com

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  8. Very cute patriotic pinwheel and I like how you made your own paper.

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  9. I've been seeing so many good projects with SVG files lately. I just wish I knew where to get more Gypsy files. Your pinwheel looks like a fun project to do with kids. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. I love it..My mom has a ton of pinwheels in her yard, she loves them and would love this one:)
    mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

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  11. I love it, adorable
    Trish
    krazykcrafters at msn dot com

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  12. Great pinwheel. I'd love to try and make one.
    Thanks for the inspiration.

    ~Sarah
    http://simplyshaddock.blogspot.com

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  13. My daughter would love for me to make this!

    Chris.Pickul@hotmail.com

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  14. Thanks for sharing your very cute Pinwheel!! I too An a Visual learner!! And there are so many sites out here!! Have a Super Week-End!!

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