Saturday

Joy's Life: Cri-Kits Blog Hop!!


Welcome to the Create with Joy's Life Stamps 
and Cri-Kits Gel Pens Hop!!
You came here from Amy's Blog but if you happened to stumble across my blog go to Joy's Blog to start.


I honestly can't tell you how much I LOVE the Cri-Kits Pens!!! They are way cool!!
For my project I did a Smash Book Page on my Smithsonians/DC Book.

The first page is a photo I took at the Air and Space Museum.  

This page... Oh man this page!!! I made it with my Gypsy and the Cri-Kits!! I made my own little version of La Minerve. I used the Black Pen from the Regular and Neon Set. I used these cartridges: George and Basic Shapes, Indie Art, Home Decor, Christmas, April Showers and Paper Dolls Dress Up. 

I stamped Bon Voyage on a Ribbon from 
May Arts and I LOVE how it turned out!! 
The sentiment is from the set Pun In The Sun.

I used the Square Epiphany Crafts Tool 
and part of photo to make this mosaic. 


This info was at the exhibit. 

Of course I have a little bribe!! I am giving away a My Mind's Eye Lush 2 Turquoise Flocked Chipboard Album!! Wow that is a long name!! All you need to do is be a follower and leave a comment telling me if you have tried the Smash Book.
For an extra entry like my Earthy Scrap Facebook page 
and leave me a comment there. 
If you already liked it just leave a comment there :0)
I hope you are enjoying this awesome hop!!
Your next stop is Patty's Blog!! 

31 lovely comments:

Marilyn said...

Great project!! I have not tried the Smash Book yet. Wasn't sure how they really work. I am a follower.

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Joy said...

One word comes to mind...WHOA! Wait, no...WOW! Hold on...AMAZING! That's close to some of the reaction I had to the detailed beauty you've created. I'm so impressed that I can't even find the right words to convey it. I am stunned by the drawing you created with your Gypsy. It is as if Da Vinci dropped by the blog hop. Thank you so much for being part of the hop and for creating this amazing work of art.
Super Hugs,
~Joy~

Sheri R said...

Wow! I can't believe you were able to copy L Minerve! Lovely!
No, I have not tried Smash book yet, but I would love to try.

Sheri R

sherii at cfl dot rr dot com

Maria Matter said...

Jennie this is truly amazing! such a creative way to use your pens! love your project hun!
hugs

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

Wow!! The balloon you created is absolutley GORGEOUS! Your entire layout that you did, both pages, is incredible.

Stacey
http://staceyscreativecorner.blogspot.com

Sarabeth aka Sarita said...

you just rock-i know i've told you this before-but i'm totally jealous of this amazing smash book you have been creating! i think you should do some smashing tutorials!!!!! :)

love it!

sarabeth

jennyplace2 said...

Beyond words! Totally stunning, you did the pens total justice and your smash book page is out of this world. TFS your amazing talent!

jessica said...

WOW WOW WOW!! This is incredible! I love how you used the cri-kit pen!!
Such a gorgeous smash page!!
TFS
jessica
chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com

Lisa R. said...

Fabulous project! Nope haven't done a smash book yet. Thanks for doing this hop, I needed to see how to use these crikits! joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com (follower)

Got2BCrafting said...

Holy moly!!! This is truly a piece of artwork Jennie!!! I am amazed at how you created that gorgeous image on your Gypsy... it's really really stunning. :)
Hugs,
Lori

Raine said...

I've never used a smash book but I do ntend to make my own.
I love love love what you've done with he page the pens were a perfect touch.

Kimberly Jensen said...

Wow Jennie this is amazing!!!! Great job and what a fun smash page ;)

Jeannie from PolkaCabana.wordpress.com said...

HOLY COW GIRL!!! You are the ROCK STAR of this hop! Are you kidding me? This is over the top gorgeous! Do you put this much work into each page of your Smash Book, I still have yet to get the concept of those things but my goodness you totally GRASP the concept! You did such and AWESOME job! I just adore your hardwork..Just me, Jeannie your team mate hopping along! So glad I did!!!

Patty B said...

This is just beautiful, Jennie! Looks like the papers you buy in scrapbook stores! Love all the details you used on these pages! :)

CathyinMN said...

These two pages are wonderful! I love Cri-Kits pens; they really help add the details. I have not tried a Smash Book yet. I'm already a follower. TFS and thanks for a chance to win!
tcsobotka at charter dot net

Mary said...

Wow, you did an amazing job. I've never tried a smash book before. I am already a follower

mary3mom at yahoo dot com

Mary said...

I already like you on FB

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Donna said...

This is way cool!! I like to do informational type pages also.

Jennifer Crow said...

Love the page! It's gorgeous. Now I want to go work on a page in my SMASH album! I'm intrigued by the pens and how you used them conjunction with the Gypsy...I'm definately going to have to find out more about them. :o)

Donna said...

I am a follower, I now "like" you on facebook and I am working on 1 smashbook and have another one to start. I keep mine "SMASH"ingly simple. I put things in it that I don't want to scrap but are still important to me. donnaunderscorelynnunderscorewoodsathotmaildotcom

Sue D said...

Oh my--this is too cool how you were able to draw this.
I am a follower but have not tried the Smash book.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Valia Lind said...

That's too beautiful!!! I Love it!!! ;-D

http://wordsreainnermusic.blogspot.com

Rhonda R. said...

This is awesome.... GREAT project!!... thanks so much for sharing it and a follower :))

Tina Campbell said...

Wow that is so cool!

Not Another Blonde Moment said...

How neat!!!!!!! Thanks for some great ideas. And chance of winning.

julie macneil said...

your pages are amazing! the detail, wow oh wow! just beautiful!

Nina Yang said...

Totally amazing!

Maria said...

Wow! That is just gorgeous!!! TFS
I haven't tried the Smash Book yet.
I'm a follower and just "liked" your Facebook page.

mvasquez69 at aol dot com

Megan Aaron said...

can I just ditto what Joy said? This is totally gorgeous!

Sonia said...

Jennie you did an amazing creation. Great JoB!
-Sony
sonia-studio60.blogspot.com

Melissa L said...

Whoa! This turned out amazing!!! I am so impressed :)

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Melissa
www.mywatermelonmoon.com

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