Studio Calico Blog Hop

We are doing another blog hop at Studio Calico today to celebrate the fact that Countryside and State Fair are now in the shop!! I know that many of you have been waiting to get your hands on these products!! Well now you can stock up!! Yippeeee! 

All of us design team members have created a layout to showcase some of the products….. Here is mine:

Nate skate blog hop

I cannot get enough of the State Fair Label Stickers and the Tags. For some reason those tags just always tell me to cut them into flags so I can use them to create banners! 🙂  I also used the Sideshow Paper, the DieCut Cream Ledger Paper, Step Right Up Paper, and the backside of the County Line Paper (for my background). 

At first I had pulled out some of the pink products like the Cotton Candy Paper and the Pink Notions to create a layout of Emily but then the bright reds, blues and greens from these other products were just calling my name so I switched gears and made this layout about our little Nathan and his nickname – Nate Skate. I kept it pretty clean and simple so the photos could shine!

I know I didn't use any mists on this layout but I also have to give a shout out to the Mister Huey's mists in these two product lines because the colors are FAB!!! (I especially LOVE piglet, bonny blue and lemonade!!!) Seriously some of my faves now!! I have a feeling they will go fast so be sure to snag some of those if you share my passion for misting!! I think my bottles of piglet and lemonade are already running low because I have used them so much! haha!!! 

As part of the blog hop we are all doing a giveaway on our blogs!!! Yay!!!! This is always the fun part for me — the fact that I get to share some of my favorite products with one of you!! 

I am giving away the State Fair Label Stickers, the State Fair Tags and the State Fair Notions.





To enter the contest simply leave a comment here on this post and tell me something fun or interesting about yourself! I always love a chance to get to know my readers a little bit better! The contest will be closed on Monday, April 18th at which point I will draw a winner at random.

Now, on to the hopping part of the blog hop…… be sure to continue on to the next blog so you can see another fun layout and also enter to win some more Studio Calico goodies!! I am going to be hopping along with all of you so I can see what they all did!! 

The next stop is: Nicole Harper's blog! Have fun and good luck!

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  • Allison Romero
    April 13, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Gorgeous page! Love the banner you created! Something interesting about me? Hmm…I can say the alphabet backwards! LOL

  • Amy Gomez
    April 13, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    I’m double jointed in every joint with the exception of my ankles, hmm I hope that’s interesting enough to win the giveaway!!! haha

  • Laci M.
    April 13, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    Oh I love all those tags.

  • Kelly Adams
    April 13, 2011 at 9:53 pm

    Something fun or interesting…I can wiggle my ears and my nose (not at the same time, though). Great layout, Maggie! 🙂

  • Joan
    April 13, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    Thanks for sharing such wonderful things! I collect cookbooks but don’t cook very often. Interesting or odd?

  • niru
    April 13, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    Something fun? I turn thirty oon the 18tth and would love to win a present!

  • Elizabeth
    April 13, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    Oh, love your layout…he has such gorgeous eyes! Something interesting about myself?….I love playing with bugs!

  • Heathyr
    April 13, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    I love this layout sooo much, you are my fave.
    This isn’t interesting about me, but I have been coming to your blog multiple times a day lately to see if you’ve posted because I have been adoring everything you have done recently. I just need to add you to my Google Reader already. 🙂

  • Kimber-Leigh
    April 13, 2011 at 10:02 pm

    i must always have at least two (and sometimes more) books i’m reading at the same time. (must be those years of being an english major! old habits die hard.)

  • sherry Oak
    April 13, 2011 at 10:02 pm

    I just got my first Studio Calico kit last month. So this is my first blog hop and it is so fun!

  • MelTallman
    April 13, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    You might find interesting: Before kids I was a Paraglider pilot, now four kids later (it happened as soon as I was pregnant with #1) I don’t feel comfortable taking any unnecessary risks. I love that I was so carefree and daring, once upon a time, but also cherish that I now have so much to loose.

  • Allison Waken
    April 13, 2011 at 10:07 pm

    Totally in love with this! Let’s see I have weird thumbs? 😛

  • carol
    April 13, 2011 at 10:10 pm

    hmmmm….something interesting??? Oh ya, I was nearly kidnapped as a baby, like my mom caught the woman in the act! Crazy hu!!!
    As always ADORE your work!

  • Stevie Kerrison
    April 13, 2011 at 10:13 pm

    Hmmm… my boyfriend and I go mushroom hunting every april in search of morel mushrooms. LOL Very interesting I hope. Loving the LO of Nate. So sweet and simple. Great use of those tags.

  • Michelle Co
    April 13, 2011 at 10:20 pm

    Something interesting….
    The only thing I can think of is that I give myself 20 mins to do a chore so that when time’s up I stop doing it and it forces me to do stuff really quickly!
    Not sure if that’s interesting but my co-workers and I were chatting about that earlier over coffee break.

  • griffingirl
    April 13, 2011 at 10:23 pm

    Love, love, love this! And a little something about me…I worked as an airport security gaurd when I was a freshman in collge…the funny thing is that I’m only 5’0 an was tiny back then! Yeah, so scary! LOL!

  • Fleur Smith
    April 13, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    Beautiful layout – something fun or interesting about me hmmmm… my son and I share the same birthday and we share a lot of same traits 🙂

  • amy christine
    April 13, 2011 at 10:28 pm

    i purchased cookie dough from a classmate for his daughter’s school fundraiser… it’s down to only a few balls of cookie dough left, yet none of them were actually baked before being consumed. heeee! i guess that means i’m impatient?
    i love this layout too! and thanks for the chance to win. :]

  • Geralyn
    April 13, 2011 at 10:32 pm

    Love your layout and how you used the tags! Something interesting about me? Hmm…I skipped 3rd grade 🙂

  • Ruth Bonser
    April 13, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    gorgeous, thanks!

  • Lisa
    April 13, 2011 at 10:46 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win! Interesting… my eye color changed (green faded) after I had my tonsils taken out. I was allergic to the anesthesia.

  • Tiffany W
    April 13, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    Absolutely love these products!
    My dream job is to work at a museum!

  • Debbie S.
    April 13, 2011 at 10:52 pm

    Uhhh…it’s late and all I can think of is that my toes are super short. A podiatrist once told me I have “weird” feet! Ha! 😀 BTW, your LO is cute…love the flags!

  • Katie
    April 13, 2011 at 10:54 pm

    I love to rap… It is super fun!

  • Hannie
    April 13, 2011 at 10:55 pm

    Me? I’m the 7th child in the family who was born on the 7th of July, all 7.. hope this is interesting enough for the prize. Thank you!

  • ilissa
    April 13, 2011 at 11:03 pm

    Besides the LOVE of my “OHANA”, I’ve come to love everything and anything Studio Calico. Thanks for the chance. Lovely layouts aloso.

  • Doreen OBrien
    April 13, 2011 at 11:15 pm

    Interesting about me….I have a birth mark on my leg that looks like a very small island. My boys wish they had it on their leg also 😀

  • Andrea Kuhle
    April 13, 2011 at 11:33 pm

    Oh those cute notions how I love them. Ok, something fun….I can’t dance for anything (my husband needs to hide his face in shame) BUT does that stop me from cutting it up on the dance floor……..NOPE!

  • Cyndi Greenwalt
    April 13, 2011 at 11:34 pm

    Something interesting about myself or maybe even a little weird…I don’t like it when my food touches each other. It has to be separated (on the same plate) wiu a little space in between! Great layout by the way!

  • isabulette
    April 13, 2011 at 11:35 pm

    i don’t write & speak very well english
    i’m french

  • Pam Nutting
    April 14, 2011 at 12:09 am

    Oh, I love this fab LO and your prizes for the giveaway are my faves. Something interesting…I am the oldest of 9 children…and my youngest brother is younger than my three sons. Intersesting family dynamics, I can assure you and I love every second.

  • Stampermom1564
    April 14, 2011 at 12:17 am

    I am a Youth Minister and I share my scrapbooking supplies with my girls! These, however, I would have to be selfish and keep for myself. Something fun??? I have 2 dogs. 1 is a deaf lab named Remington who is afraid of guns, and a 1/2 paralyzed (back half) dachsund named Piglet- yep- just like the misting spray color!

  • Melanie
    April 14, 2011 at 12:47 am

    I laugh really hard when I hurt myself to cope with the pain. Did that since I was a toddler.

  • melle M.
    April 14, 2011 at 12:51 am

    your layout is so cute,i love it,mister huey’s are myu favorite product!!

  • Rebecca
    April 14, 2011 at 12:58 am

    I’m mother of 2 and is always looking forward to my scrapping time at night

  • katharina pradel
    April 14, 2011 at 1:06 am

    I call myself and my blog “Schrottvögelchen” – can be translated as crap/dross/junk-birdie (; – meaning: I have misshappenings EVERY SINGLE DAY – I stumble over my own feet every day, hurt my head almost every time on the exhaust hood of my stove, …etc…(;

  • milie
    April 14, 2011 at 1:39 am

    j’adore cette page elle est magnifique!!

  • Jennifer Jones
    April 14, 2011 at 1:57 am

    Thank you for the chance to win!
    I love, love, love Raggedy Ann and Andy!
    Jenn in Vancouver WA

  • Jenneke
    April 14, 2011 at 2:17 am

    I just made an appointment at my hairdresser. I’m now a brown/grey haired-girl but I would love to be a platinum-blond one.. Still don’t know if I’ll be brave enough to do it 🙁
    Thanks for the chance to win!!

  • Kirsty Riach
    April 14, 2011 at 2:39 am

    Love the LO of Nate Skate! Interesting fact – I’m getting married July 2012 and I am going dress hunting on Saturday!

  • soric
    April 14, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Cool, je tente ma chance, bizz

  • zgagi
    April 14, 2011 at 2:58 am

    My DD although an American citizen never has been to the States. It’s not exactly about me, but close enough, don’t you think?

  • katie squires
    April 14, 2011 at 3:25 am

    Something interesting about me 🙂 I have freckles on my leg that make a question mark 🙂

  • Astrid
    April 14, 2011 at 3:28 am

    I have too much scrapstuff, but there is always room for some more 😉

  • Kimberly
    April 14, 2011 at 3:35 am

    I LOVE to play games with my kids. Cards and board games are my favorites! I’m thankful my kids enjoy it too as my husband isn’t into it like we are!!! Not so much interesting, but definitely fun!!!

  • ruth tacoma
    April 14, 2011 at 3:41 am

    Interesting…hmmm…that’s always a hard one (what is ordinary and boring is often intriguing to others though).
    Well the first thing that comes to mind is that DH & I celebrated our 26th anniversary yesterday! 🙂 I realized that I can remember being 26 years old and thinking I was so grown up and mature (old) and now I’ve been married that long! And it dawned on me that many people these days never see 26 years with their spouse. I’m blessed beyond measure.

    April 14, 2011 at 3:43 am

    If you want know something about me I would like you come and visit my blog …ehehehe!!! 🙂
    I will be honored of your visit 😉
    I love this layout, but really I love all of your works

  • Minimimi
    April 14, 2011 at 3:44 am

    Great layout Maggie. Me….I am the greatest fan of Celine Dion and I have 3 boys and just had a baby girl!!!!!!!!!!:)

  • kathleen p.
    April 14, 2011 at 3:59 am

    Hmmm, I started getting gray hair in fourth grade : O

  • Janet Lebeau
    April 14, 2011 at 4:08 am

    Love your layout! I just found SC and instantly fell in LOVE with all of the products!

  • isabel
    April 14, 2011 at 4:17 am

    something fun ??? difficult…
    i’m in love with Paul Auster 😉

  • Vitoria B
    April 14, 2011 at 4:18 am

    I love to eat chocolate every night before go to bed… bad girl!

  • Rebecca
    April 14, 2011 at 4:25 am

    OMG! Look at those flowers – I WANT them!!! And your layout is lovely! Something interesting… I use my exercise time as an excuse to watch trashy reality TV – it’s a win/win situation! 🙂

  • kimberly b.
    April 14, 2011 at 4:33 am

    Something interesting? Yesterday I drove through 3 states to get to a meeting and back. I get a kick out of state signs, so that was a fun day 🙂

    April 14, 2011 at 4:53 am

    THis is my first time commenting and first I have to say that I LOVE your work, both your photography and scrapbook pages! As for me… I am a mother of boy/girl twins and like you I am a photographer and avid crafter/scrapbooker with a recently discovered passion for fabric!

  • Jennifer Sanborn
    April 14, 2011 at 4:59 am

    Fun fact: Took a road trip to Scranton PA just to take a picture with the Scranton Welcomes You sign from the opening credits of The Office. 🙂 Random enough to win such an awesome giveaway?? LOL Great layout, Maggie!

  • Avril
    April 14, 2011 at 5:03 am

    Absolutely love your layout! And the colour choices just pop! I have been an office worker for over 20 years now but have had the opportunity to work on building of a new facility for the Municipality that I work for – it has been a blast working on site while it has been constructed and now working on moving in all the staff!

  • jenny Simon
    April 14, 2011 at 5:33 am

    I am an orthodox Jew. And a mother or 3. I am 28.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Julie, momto7
    April 14, 2011 at 5:36 am

    As someone who vowed to never have children, I now have SEVEN. But hey, I’ll never run out of pages to scrap! 🙂 Thanks for the giveaway – your favorites are great ones, and I HOPE to win!

  • Diana Chen
    April 14, 2011 at 5:38 am

    I have good parking karma 😉

  • Stephanie Eaken
    April 14, 2011 at 5:39 am

    I love your layout!! And I can croos ONE eye! Ha HA!

  • Arjanne Boneschanscher
    April 14, 2011 at 5:51 am

    Every one or two years I change from long hair to short. Then I regret having short hair and grow it and then I want it short again, etc. etc.!

  • Amy
    April 14, 2011 at 5:53 am

    My oldest child calls me “weird singer mom”…I can’t carry a tune, but sure love making up silly little songs to annoy him!! 🙂
    Love this page and Love his nickname!!! He would fit right in with my son 🙂

  • Amy
    April 14, 2011 at 5:55 am

    My oldest son calls me “weird singer mom”…because I always will start to make up a song and annoy him with my beautiful voice!! Haaa! Love the layout and the nickname! He would fit right in with my son!

  • Marti Richards
    April 14, 2011 at 5:58 am

    Gorgeous LO!! I love how you cut the tags into banners! Thank you for the chance to win!
    Mmm- something about me? I am a huge Hitchcock fan, with Rear Window being my absolute favorite and most watched movie.

  • fabi
    April 14, 2011 at 5:59 am

    J’adore j’adore trop !!!!

  • Rockermorsan
    April 14, 2011 at 6:00 am

    Interesting – hmmm. I’m fluent in two languages (English and Swedish) and can get by on two more (Icelandish and German). Ha en härlig påsk!

  • Melinda M.
    April 14, 2011 at 6:16 am

    Lovely LO! Let’s see: I can make up silly song lyrics on just about any topic. (Go mommy!)

  • Lisa Kisch
    April 14, 2011 at 6:19 am

    Those tags are so cute!

  • Mindy
    April 14, 2011 at 6:20 am

    One day I would love to be a professional photographer! Funny Right!

  • Amanda J
    April 14, 2011 at 6:25 am

    I love that banner!!! Great LO!! Thanks so much for a chance!!

    April 14, 2011 at 6:33 am

    love the layouts….

  • danidonner
    April 14, 2011 at 6:39 am

    Did I mention I love your pictures AND your LOs? No??? Well… I do!!!!

  • Bernice
    April 14, 2011 at 6:40 am

    Love the flags on your layout!
    Something fun: I’m thinking about doing the 30 day shred… everyone else is doing it! (Though, I may not find this so “fun” once I actually start)

  • Kathyr
    April 14, 2011 at 6:41 am

    Love your layouts and the SC products. I started scrapping when my grandchildren were born. I make albums of them but haven’t had time to scrap my children or me yet. Hope to someday get around to that.

  • Marcia Scantlin
    April 14, 2011 at 6:46 am

    I was kissed by Muhammed Ali over 30 years ago.

  • Stephbaxteruk
    April 14, 2011 at 6:46 am

    LOVE your layout! Something interesting about me…hmmm…I am a quarter Polish and I only have one and a half kidneys. Or is that more weird than interesting?!

  • emily
    April 14, 2011 at 6:52 am

    love this simple layout, thanks!

  • Mary Jo
    April 14, 2011 at 6:58 am

    My husband and I went to Ireland in 2009 to see U2 in concert!
    We told everyone it was to visit family as well, but we really wanted to see U2 🙂

  • Gina Ames
    April 14, 2011 at 7:03 am

    I worked at both Disneyland & Disney World. 🙂 Fun layout!

  • ShellyJ
    April 14, 2011 at 7:03 am

    adorable layout! love the banner 🙂 … something interesting, well, i can touch my tongue to my nose. 🙂

    April 14, 2011 at 7:05 am

    Something interesting….I have crooked pinky fingers like my grandpa. Love your layout and the angle of the feet picture!

  • Bernadette
    April 14, 2011 at 7:06 am

    Something fun about me? I love to weed ;-)) I love your work!

  • Jenny
    April 14, 2011 at 7:09 am

    sigh. i love how you used the tags/labels under that one photo.

  • Sara B.
    April 14, 2011 at 7:10 am

    Great layout! Love how you make banners out of anything and everything! So creative! I’ve never had a cup of coffee, but I have a slight obsession with green tea.

  • Melissa Huie
    April 14, 2011 at 7:19 am

    Fabulous page! I love how you’ve cut the tags into flags. Hmm.. something interesting… I start from sketches lots of times with scrapbook pages, but probably 9 times out of 10 it will never look like the sketch at all. 🙂

  • stephanie
    April 14, 2011 at 7:20 am

    adorable LO !!! love the colors and the die-cuts !! have a good day !

  • Penny
    April 14, 2011 at 7:20 am

    Something interesting? I have a Nathan and have lifted some of your “Nathan” layouts before!

  • marcy
    April 14, 2011 at 7:20 am

    Love this layout! Something interesting about me… I still have a baby tooth.

  • choupyne
    April 14, 2011 at 7:35 am

    Great great !! verry beautiful

  • Sarah Jay
    April 14, 2011 at 7:37 am

    I love the State Fair colors and how you used them on this layout. The little tag reinforcers are fab. As for something interesting about me… I only get a birthday once every four years.

  • Lillian Child
    April 14, 2011 at 7:40 am

    I can type 130 WAM, and I collect Christmas Cookie Jars.

  • Jen B.
    April 14, 2011 at 7:42 am

    Love the tags as a banner!

  • Julie Jones
    April 14, 2011 at 7:42 am

    Hello there. I’ve always wanted to scrapbook but I’ve found it can be quite expensive. I’m an avid couponer and I generally don’t buy something if it’s not on sale or I don’t have a coupon for it. I can save up to 50% off my grocery bill each week. Cool huh?

    April 14, 2011 at 7:43 am

    great layout Maggi! Something interested….love to watch disney movies. Odd I know….

  • Amber Cahill
    April 14, 2011 at 7:52 am

    I went bungee jumping with my husband on our honeymoon. The layout has this quote: “Love is being stupid together”.

  • meghan
    April 14, 2011 at 8:01 am

    I’m loving all of the bright colors in this! Lovely layout!

  • Sheri
    April 14, 2011 at 8:04 am

    I love to cook and make stuff from scratch, yogurt, bread, granola bars, anything!

  • ArlaMo
    April 14, 2011 at 8:15 am

    Love the layout! And I’ve been trying to find some of the Notions – everyone keeps selling out. Something interesting – I used to be on the BYU fencing team when I was in college 🙂

  • Lena K.
    April 14, 2011 at 8:16 am

    something interesting about me..hmmmm….NY Senator Chuck Schumer has been at every one of my graduations as a guest speaker – so 3 of them hahah

  • Jennie M
    April 14, 2011 at 8:18 am

    GORGEOUS!! My mom has 11 sisters and I’m an only child!

  • Jessica Woodford
    April 14, 2011 at 8:19 am

    Love your layout….so inspiring!l Something interesting about me? Hmmmm….I use to live in Hawaii!

  • Karin
    April 14, 2011 at 8:26 am

    So happy and bright. The notions look so cute!

  • Erin Mayrand
    April 14, 2011 at 8:47 am

    People seem to think it was interesting that I was a flight attendant right after college. It was a fun (sometimes stressful) job that let me see a lot of this country. I sometimes still wish I did it, but it’s hard to be away from home while raising kids!

  • leanne
    April 14, 2011 at 8:51 am

    something interesting? why is this so hard? I am obssesed with nail polish and painting my toes. Love it.

  • Janna
    April 14, 2011 at 8:54 am

    love the layout, hmm, something interesting, my son thinks I’m a little OCD about alot of things, but when sorting money in my wallet I always sort by amount and condition of the bill nice new crisp money in the back and old, wrinkled torn money in the front and I always spend the old money first, and will sometimes decide not to make a purchase if I might have to spend some of the new money

  • Heather A
    April 14, 2011 at 8:55 am

    Awesome layouts. I love following your blog… I’m not sure about something interesting about myself… I have a pug that is terrified to look at herself in the mirror…

  • Kellie Groves
    April 14, 2011 at 8:57 am

    Something interesting about me… I love to scuba dive and will even swim through caverns, but I am afraid to play in the ocean surf while at the beach. On a scrapbooking note, I love your thought of turning tags into flags…that really makes them sound so much more useful to me for some reason. Thanks!

    April 14, 2011 at 8:58 am

    I sing all the time, and usually improvise the song with some nutty lyrics. It doesn’t matter where-just ask my teenagers how I have completely embarrassed them in stores…oh me oh my!!!

  • Mim
    April 14, 2011 at 9:01 am

    What’s funny about me??? Maybe that I’m a little girl (women now… I tall 1,50 meters) and I ever had men’s jobs…

  • Amybeth
    April 14, 2011 at 9:28 am

    Something weird huh? Every time I go in the basement I run really fast up the stairs! Just in case, ya never know what’s lurking down there. I’ve done it since I was a kid…I’m now 35, jeez I’m a chicken little. Ha
    Love your LO!

  • Beth Ann
    April 14, 2011 at 9:28 am

    Love your page! Fun or interesting, hmmmm…. I could eat pizza every single day!

  • Cathy Pascual
    April 14, 2011 at 9:29 am

    I’ve lived in 4 major metropolitan areas in my lifetime: NYC, Boston, Los Angeles and now Seattle.

    April 14, 2011 at 9:32 am

    Hi Maggie – I’m a scrapper! Thats interesting, isn’t it??? lol

  • Sabrina
    April 14, 2011 at 9:47 am

    Love the lo. Everyone in my family is born on the 16th of the month. Me-February, Husband- May, Son-October. I’m due in August with #2 and hope I have him on August 16th.

  • Melissa Schreifels
    April 14, 2011 at 9:48 am

    What a cute layout…love the colors. Something interesting about me…I can touch the tip of my tongue to my nose. Didn’t realize how many people can’t do this.

  • christy
    April 14, 2011 at 9:49 am

    Love the layout!!

  • Mandy Koeppen
    April 14, 2011 at 9:50 am

    Awesome layout! Interesting about me I was kicked in the head by a horse when I was 9 had major brain surgery and I’ve been perfectly fine since.After recovering I got back in the saddle and went on to ride in rodeos thru my teens years. Thanks for a chance to win.

  • Amy S.
    April 14, 2011 at 9:54 am

    I LOVE your page – the colors against the light background paper are super! Here’s something about me: When I was a child we had SEVENTY rabbits!

  • DebLucero
    April 14, 2011 at 9:56 am

    Hmmm, I’m not at all musical (I only play the radio!) but somehow I produced 4 children who are all incredible musicians. I blubbered like a baby at the last piano recital because I couldn’t believe that was my boy up there. Just a brag on my boy, he was the most advanced student out of 30 piano students. Bet you can’t tell I’m a proud mama, huh?

  • Lacey I
    April 14, 2011 at 9:57 am

    Love your layout!! His eyes are so bright & beautiful!

  • Annette A.
    April 14, 2011 at 9:58 am

    Love this page….kids are so going to appreciate all of these fun memories captured when they get older. Thanks for sharing

  • Amiee Arimura
    April 14, 2011 at 10:03 am

    Love 🙂

  • Roberta Yanko
    April 14, 2011 at 10:07 am

    Something interesting? Well my other hobby, before scrapbooking, is making porcelain dolls. I pour them right from the liquid porcelain, fire then in the kiln, paint them and sew the clothes. Lots of fun but not too many of us out there.

  • Candace Bunch
    April 14, 2011 at 10:08 am

    I have no photography skills so I admire you so much! But I do try to collect memories and photos for the kids so they have something to bring back their memories later on in life. I have two teens with one in college. And I have to transition to going back to work in the next year or so. Love seeing all the inspiration on your blog. Thank you!

  • Amiee Arimura
    April 14, 2011 at 10:11 am

    And I pressed enter too soon but I am knitting my first afghan! That’s kind of exciting!

  • ~ gAiL ~
    April 14, 2011 at 10:17 am

    ohhh Maggie your layout is so beautiful, love how you’ve showcased your handsome young man – he is adorable!
    loving how you used SC products – beautiful!

  • Jasmine
    April 14, 2011 at 10:18 am

    Love your layout.. it looks simple, yet so many details involved… something interesting about me, hmmm, this is hard because i think i am pretty boring, hahaha.. i loveee and enjoy food so much yet i hate cooking, but dreaming someday i could open a dessert shop..

  • jerk
    April 14, 2011 at 10:19 am

    what such an original sketch ! The resukt is really really great ! I am fan ! xxx

  • ~ gAiL ~
    April 14, 2011 at 10:20 am

    oooh shoot, forgot to tell you something interesting ’bout myself – i was mezmorized by your cute lil man! I have 3 sons and adore them. I am an empty nester now and miss them dearly. I use to take them frog hunting LOL! they loved it!

  • EMILIE_eww
    April 14, 2011 at 10:22 am

    Something interesting…. I have over 50 pairs of shoes in my closet, but only wear about 5 of the pairs… Can we say, hello, Imelda?!? (it’s my shoe collection before i had kids, and i just can’t seem to part with them…)

  • Robin Tarbert
    April 14, 2011 at 10:24 am

    Great LO! About me: I have crooked pinkies. If I put them together side by side they make a “V” at the top.

  • Nicole
    April 14, 2011 at 10:25 am

    nate skate. that had me crack a smile. what a cutie!
    i find myself quite boring. let’s see…i have small hands but i’m a fabulous baker. 😉

  • TinaM
    April 14, 2011 at 10:26 am

    I ran my 4th Half Marathon this past weekend.

  • Monica Blain
    April 14, 2011 at 10:27 am

    fun layout! makes me want to do a layout about my Converses! something about myself… well, on the topic of shoes, I have huge feet for a girl. Makes it hard to find cute shoes =(

  • Sarah White
    April 14, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Something interesting about me… when I was in 5th grade I sang on kids tape! Now I can’t sing at all!

  • Sheila Heilman
    April 14, 2011 at 10:42 am

    I love your layout and the State Fair colors!

  • tara
    April 14, 2011 at 10:43 am

    At 31, mom of two boys, I quit my career, started driving school bus to be home for my kids and have now just applied for college for the first time.

  • Hollie S.
    April 14, 2011 at 10:51 am

    Your page is gorgeous! I love that grey woodgrain paper! Something interesting about me….I watch the Weather Channel religiously every day. 🙂

  • Sav O'G
    April 14, 2011 at 10:54 am

    SO FUN! LOVE the LO! beautiful!
    As for me–I love to write backwards for my notes in class or at meetings. I am a horrible speller and everything is given to us so quickly–so I write backwards to prevent anyone looking at my writing and saying “OH MY! She can’t spell.” I know that is weird….but it also makes everyone look at it and say “OH MY! What does that say!?” LOL!

  • Heather Miller
    April 14, 2011 at 10:55 am

    A random factoid – I had my last baby at age 21. Crazy ! Love your pages you r one of my fave designers but was especially glad to see a boy layout. I have 2 boys . So that was fun to see you use different colors for boys. Love it !

  • Kathy (kathyb)
    April 14, 2011 at 11:07 am

    I’ve got two guinea pigs – I can’t ever imagine a house without their little chirps and squeaking.

  • dorian
    April 14, 2011 at 11:08 am

    something interesting…..i still sleep with a security blanket at 32. oh…you said interesting, not embarrassing.

  • Heather V
    April 14, 2011 at 11:08 am

    Hmm… something interesting. I have been to more countries than states, does that count? Love your layout!

  • borcherding
    April 14, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Thanks for the chance to win. Hmmmm…something fun? I have everything from Carrie Underwood to Nine Inch Nails on my ipod. LOL!

  • conniemelancon
    April 14, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Love how you used the labels as a banner! Something interesting about me … I have 7 beautiful grandchildren.

  • Danielle
    April 14, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Love those flags you made with the stickers! Something interesting about me? umm…there really is nothing…I used to be a neat freak when I worked, but now that I stay home all day, I have NO interest in cleaning…lol

  • Abbeyviolet
    April 14, 2011 at 11:20 am

    I grew up on a farm in Oklahoma that was claimed by my Great-Grandfather in the Cherokee Strip landrun — then moved back East to become a “city lawyer” but somehow Oklahoma has lured me back – I guess I believe in the power of home.

  • Jennifer
    April 14, 2011 at 11:20 am

    Wow, something interesting..hmmmmm, I love chocolate, but don’t like chocolate flavored things, like cake, pudding, ice cream. It has to be “real” chocolate or brownies…kinda weird, right?

  • Nancy L
    April 14, 2011 at 11:24 am

    I come from a family of 8 girls and I am number 4 daughter, thus my email is dotter4.

  • Rachel Kokes
    April 14, 2011 at 11:41 am

    great layout! I hate to have wet socks. I mean HATE.

  • amanda gibson
    April 14, 2011 at 11:45 am

    Something fun and interesting about me? Hmmmmmmm…….I have little mini concerts in my car EVERY TIME I drive somewhere by myself. Car dancing included. Thank goodness I just save the concerts for when I’m all by myself….cuz I’m sure it isn’t pretty!

  • Heather Beasley
    April 14, 2011 at 11:47 am

    I can’t get enough of your scrapbook creations – always fresh and creative. Something fun about me?? Well, I love to laugh. And the Middle School kids I work with give me lots of material to laugh about.

  • debbi
    April 14, 2011 at 11:49 am

    Something fun about me??? Well I was at the SC booth at CKC in StLouis and bought most of this line of products, but I must have missed the stickers…..that’s not fun though, that’s the sad part.

  • Mitch
    April 14, 2011 at 11:55 am

    Thanks for sharing some goodies. Something about me? I’ve never lived full time in the country I was born in.

  • rhonda
    April 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    Always love your pages Maggie! Something interesting about me is I am deaf in my right ear and my parents didn’t find out about it till I was in 1st grade and the teacher suspected it and the doctors have never been able to tell us if I was born that way or if I went deaf by the age of 5.

  • Stacy Hamby
    April 14, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    I could have a million SC label stickers and it wouldn’t be enough!

  • Susan (luckyjava)
    April 14, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    Ha I don’t know if it’s interesting but I’m addicted to foreign films! Anything with subtitles works!

  • kathy vaccaro
    April 14, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    Something interesting… I work on fruit flies! And love my job.

  • Mstankevicius
    April 14, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    So much fun!!! 🙂

  • Melanie
    April 14, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    Well, something interesting…I absolutely love motherhood! I never wanted children…at all! Than after being married 10 yrs, I gave in to have just one…now I have 4 and would love to keep going!

  • Alena H
    April 14, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    I love hip hop & r&b. 🙂

  • L. Trollinger
    April 14, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Lovely layout and product…something interesting anout me. I take a photo of the sky almost everyday…

  • mika
    April 14, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    Hello there! I love the notions. I think I need some. lol
    Thank you, Mika

  • benessi
    April 14, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    Finnish is my first language but i speak several other languages, too.. (i really wanted to say “as well” but i don’t really speak them all as well as finnish 😉

  • Heather I.
    April 14, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    I love this LO! Especially LOVING the banners!!! Fabulous job!

  • trisha
    April 14, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    i love collecting pens! when i was in italy i fell in love with this pen because the way it writes i bought so much because i was afraid that when it runs out i will never have that pen again. even when i went to paris, i bought this pen because it was so cute!!!

  • amy tangerine
    April 14, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    i love playing wwf with you (even though you beat me most of the time) and i’m an only child. oh and i need a tan desperately, which is sort of ironic since it’s my last name. hope we can hang out again soon!

  • sandra m.
    April 14, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    Love the layout! I’m addicted to Guitar Hero!

  • Laura T.
    April 14, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    Wow, what a great giveaway. I can remember people’s license plate numbers (I know, not too interesting, but it’s the first thing that popped into my head).

    April 14, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    I love your layout! thanks for the chance to win! hhmmm…now something fun or interesting about myself…my grandma and I have the same middle name which we both mispronounced until we were 21 🙂

  • Jeannine G
    April 14, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    I love the things in your giveaway. I see lots of spring pages being made.

  • jdelu
    April 14, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    I still have my best friend that I’ve known since kindergarden. I hope that’s interesting! 🙂 Thank you for the chance to win!

  • charmi
    April 14, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    Love your lo…& I think i’m pretty good with tongue twisters 🙂

  • Kasey
    April 14, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    That layout is gorgeous. I adore those banners underneath!
    Thanks for the chance!

  • Kasey
    April 14, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    I completely blanked out and didn’t mention anything about myself… haha. But, I guess the fact that I’ve never broken a bone (knock on wood).

  • Christina
    April 14, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    Something funny about myself: I think about wanting to lose weight while I’m eating ice cream or a brownie. I’m not the only one who does that right?

  • photochic
    April 14, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    Love your layout, Maggie! The “boy” colors are so neat! 🙂 My fun fact is that I am only 16 years old and I scrapbook all the time. 😛

  • Erica Hettwer
    April 14, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    I read Anna Karenina and took Calculus in college…for fun! 🙂

    April 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    Your layout is great and of course the picture is adorable! Something funny/interesting about me…singing in the car with the radio…my voice is amazing!! hahahaha. American Idol has nothing to worry about 🙂

  • Dany S
    April 14, 2011 at 1:54 pm

    I hate ice cream. everyone tells me I am crazy…. I think I am lucky since I see how much some people LOVE it! lol. Then the obvious… I love to scrap!

  • Dany S
    April 14, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    I hate ice cream! Ok… dislike is probably more appropriate. I hear this is strange lol. I consider myself lucky!

  • Dany S
    April 14, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    oops. i didnt think it sent. so i resent sorry

  • raquel
    April 14, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    hmm, something about me that I dont really share often…I have ‘witchypoo’ fingers (myself and my aunty call them that)…My pointer fingers bend inwards slightly from the middle knuckle!! – they’re sooo not straight! Loving this giveaway!

  • cherona
    April 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    I love your layout Maggie, as always! About myself…
    As a young newlywed I always joked with my girlfriends that I wanted five girls and NO boys! Ha! And God gave me exactly five girls. My oldest is 9 and my youngest is 5 months. Never really believed it would happen! 🙂

  • Amy Parker
    April 14, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Love your layout Maggie!!
    I have ever since I was little loved the rain! Especially warm rain, cause I love to go for walks in it. 😀

  • Emily Thitphaneth
    April 14, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    something interesting…hmm…i hate sour cream but i love sour cream and onion chips!
    ( love love love the die cut tags!)

  • Kimberly Lamke Calderon
    April 14, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    I am obsessed with dancing shows and movies, but was never a dancer in my youth.

  • Linda E
    April 14, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    Beautiful layout! As for something interesting about me, the sun never set on my 21st birthday. My birthday is June 21st and I celebrated that birthday in Sweden, the land of the midnight sun!

  • nancy
    April 14, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    I am a chinken farmer’s daughter!! Now that leads for an interesting life for sure!! But then I married a duck farmer so that makes life interesting for my kids!

  • AbbyS
    April 14, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    I love to dance in front of the mirror when I’m getting ready in the morning! LOL

  • Sara Amuso
    April 14, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    State Fair is my FAVORITE so far! Thanks for sharing!

  • Karen P (kphike)
    April 14, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    hmmmmmm I’m the oldest of 5 girls and our names all start with K!! (love that cream woodgrain layout by the way!!!)

  • Meghann
    April 14, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    Love your layout, Maggie! Beautiful as usual!

  • Kassie K.
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  • Carrie K
    April 14, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    interesting?? i cant have an odd number speed on the treadmill…always has to be even…lol

    April 14, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    Great layout, love your composition. An intersting fact about me is that my Product Design degree is my 3rd university course.

  • JennyB
    April 14, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    I don’t know if it’s fun but it is interesting-I am married to my stepbrother and my son is his own cousin. It’s a long story but the short version is that my dad married my mother in law after my mom died 6 years ago.

  • Agata
    April 14, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    I just cut about 8″ of my hair. And it’s still long! Love your project!

  • Sharon
    April 14, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    I’m sure i am not THAT boring really, but can’t thaink of anything interesting to add!

  • Jennyfer L.
    April 14, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    I speak French, English and Creole!

  • Amy_j_moore
    April 14, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Hmmm. I guess you could say I hoard scrapbook supplies. Lol

  • Ally
    April 14, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    I don’t think I’m very interesting, but how about the fact that I have been doing a fitness boot camp religiously for almost a year now 🙂

  • lorip
    April 14, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    I have a Nate Skate too but he’ll be driving next month! aargh!

  • michelle
    April 14, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    luv ur layouts and SC. is it interesting to just luv your life?? 🙂

  • kimosabescraps
    April 14, 2011 at 4:54 pm

    My favorite color is blue.. and the bits of blue from your sons shirt is a perfect contrast on this page… love the banner!

  • Christina in TN
    April 14, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    I haven’t gottn on the banner bandwagon yet, but gosh it looks so cute!

  • Liz Hagag
    April 14, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    i can wiggle my nose like a bunny LOL

  • graceincalifornia
    April 14, 2011 at 5:15 pm

    YUMMM, these are my faves from the State Fair line as well 🙂 and a fun tidbit about myself… well, i am obsessed with food blogs & it got so bad at one time that i HAD to bake cupcakes even at past midnight! (dude, i was pregnant, so that’s my excuse and i’m sticking with it, lol ;))

  • Nora Raaum
    April 14, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    I was born blind on one eye, but the doctors found out and fixed it when I was 3, so with contacts + glasses I can see well enough to drive and everything now^^ Not sure how interesting but oh well, I’m boring I guess hehe. Love your layout!:)

  • Jessica L.
    April 14, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    Great boy LO!

  • Sharon Gullikson
    April 14, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    I ride a mint green Vespa scooter!

  • lexuan
    April 14, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    I get more excited shopping for scrapbook products than any other stuff! 🙂

  • Jody
    April 14, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    I am the queen of useless entertainment trivia!
    Your photos blow me away time and time again 🙂

  • keri
    April 14, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    something interesting about me … hmm … i am self-conscious and hate being in front of the camera but i actually modeled at carshows for a couple of years. thank you for the chance to win!
    by the way, no sneak peeks as to what you’re having?

  • Sarah Webb
    April 14, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    We walked down the aisle to Abba’s ‘Take a chance on me’ 🙂 THanks for the chance!

  • Kate aka stinkydudette
    April 14, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    Cute page!! Hmm… I’m the handyman in the house? If there’s anything that needs fixing, I’m your gal! lol..

  • Candace
    April 14, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    I can do this TOO! BUT simultaneously!! I’m serious! My kids get a kick out of it!

    April 14, 2011 at 5:54 pm

    Something interesting/funny/embarrassing– I threw up on my first date with my husband (after dinner, unfortunately)– thankfully it was NOT in his car, and he asked me on a third date (before the second date!) even after my embarrassing display! 🙂

  • Kimmy
    April 14, 2011 at 5:59 pm

    Great layout! Love those stickers!
    I own over 15 pairs of converse shoes!

  • Lyndsey
    April 14, 2011 at 6:04 pm

    Hmmm… something fun about me. I worked with Brad Pits cousin!

  • Karen Grunberg
    April 14, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    hmmm…i can touch my nose with my tongue. (a bit of an ewww, too, i know!)

  • Karen
    April 14, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    Love the layout and the tags. Thanks for a chance for a great giveaway. Something interesting? I taught every grade in elementary school during my 37 years of teaching–plus 15 in special ed. Loved my job, but being retired is the greatest!

  • Jenny A
    April 14, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    I love your layout! Something fun….I am really good at baking chocolate chip cookies 🙂

  • MagsMomKY
    April 14, 2011 at 6:27 pm

    I love to hang out with my parents….it makes me happy!! 🙂

  • Kim Parker
    April 14, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    Love your layout and use of the new materials. Something interesting about me – I love driving!! I love road trips. Wide open road – freedom.

  • Diane McKenzie
    April 14, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    There are four people in our family. Two of us are born on the 28th of the “A” months and two of us are born on the 27th of the “M” months.

  • Valerie
    April 14, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    I really don’t like cheesecake. I love cream cheese–just not in my dessert.

  • Cynthia B.
    April 14, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    Fun colors, fun layout! I really like the bright colors of this release.
    Let’s see…something interesting about me? Well, I really don’t like the outdoors. Where I live, it’s often hot and humid and there are bugs outside! Ironically, I married a man who loves the outdoors. And even more surprising: I became a Girl Scout leader for my daughter’s troop. (God help the children. 😉 )
    Funny what love does to change things, right?

  • Amy P.
    April 14, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    Love your layout!
    Something interesting….I always have to have my toenails painted. The only time there is not nail polish on them, is when I am removing one color and painting a new color!! I have been that way since middle school and now I am 32! Funny or weird??

  • JoAnn Heinbuch
    April 14, 2011 at 7:02 pm

    My daughter dances and I joined an adult hip hop class @ her studio!

  • Brenda
    April 14, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    um…can’t think of anything interesting about me right now. It’s late. I’m sure I’ll think of something tomorrow. Sorry!
    I always love your work. So inspiring! the flags are super cute!!

  • Deenastc
    April 14, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Ummmm..something interesting? I can only blink with my left eye!

  • nicole
    April 14, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    something interesting… I love to wear my grandma’s costume jewelry. it helps me remember her.

  • Alycia
    April 14, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    great idea to trim the tags into flags. TFS… something interesting about me? I love to play soccer, even if it’s just with the 30+ crowd now.

  • ashley bennett
    April 14, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    Something interesting, hmmm, my mom, my brother and I were all born in the same hospital.

  • Julie Urban
    April 14, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    your LOs are so creative….also helps to have such cute kiddies!

  • katey
    April 14, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    i love the paper award ribbons…

  • Lesli Sieminski
    April 14, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    Love it! 😀
    littleumbrella (at) wow (dot) com

  • Claire B
    April 14, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    I come from Christchurch NZ where they recently had a big earthquake. We are living overseas at present so missed it but managed to be in Tokyo for the super big quake there… more interesting than fun I think you will agree!

  • HollyN
    April 14, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    Love the layout – I love seeing boy layouts because I desperately want to make pinks ones, but somehow it doesn’t look right with the pictures of my son…ha ha! Something interesting about me? Not that much to tell, right now I am taking your photography class 😉

  • Erin
    April 14, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    I used to work as the lead singer on a cruise ship. I scrapbooked the whole thing back then while still on board but took them all apart a feew years ago and put them back together in acid free books.

  • jmatott
    April 14, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    Gorgeous stuff here! Interesting fact… I’m an Elementary Art teacher and have my National Board Certification in Art.

  • Andrea MacDonald
    April 14, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    Love that layout!!! Something about me? I’m training for 2 triathlons this year. I’ve never even done one before.

    April 14, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    I’m a talk radio/podcast addict. Must have iPod and a spare charged and synced at all times!

  • Wendy Elmhorst
    April 14, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    I have 5 cats, 2 rabbits, and 3 teenage girls living in my house! It gets real interesting around here! Love the new papers!!!

  • SueinMtVernon
    April 14, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    I still have all my Barbie dolls and their original boxes. Yes, I’m old and my first Barbie cost $2.98 in the 1960’s.

  • Kristin
    April 14, 2011 at 8:59 pm

    Fun or interesting? Hmmm…well, I’m a chocoholic. Seriously. I *must* eat chocolate every single day. If I don’t, I get a tad bit grumpy! 🙂

  • KimberlyMarie
    April 14, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    How sweet is this LO! LOVE IT! Also love all those great goodies!!

  • Loren
    April 14, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    Great layout!! I love the primary colors on the kraft color! Interesting fact: I married my volleyball coach. (we were in college 😉

  • Erin B
    April 14, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    fun page! some of my fave new products. Hmmm.. something interesting….I am currently finishing a post-bacc teacher certification program and getting my M.Ed and teaching full time and pregnant…I’m a little crazy, just a little.

  • Kim Smart
    April 14, 2011 at 9:45 pm

    i love to sing along to the radio all the time, but my family tells me i’m terrible and to please stop :O

  • Jackie Hyland
    April 14, 2011 at 10:03 pm

    my claim to fame…. 29 years ago I was on the Price is Right with Bob Barker…. I won….

  • Keli Jones
    April 14, 2011 at 10:13 pm

    I have never won a giveaway!

  • liz in MO
    April 14, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    Oh wow, i am going to have to scraplift this one!!!

  • liz in MO
    April 14, 2011 at 10:23 pm

    Oh and I like to scraplift!

  • Dale Tiernan
    April 14, 2011 at 10:40 pm

    State Fair is just awesome.

  • Holly Harris
    April 14, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    Something interesting about me… I hate ketchup. like seriously hate it.

  • Arika Cloud
    April 14, 2011 at 11:23 pm

    Love your page! So many little bits and pieces to look at!
    My interesting thing…I scrap in my laundry room and b/c of it, I do more laundry! I like the hum of the washer and dryer while I scrap at night, so it’s not so silent. As a result, I’m never behind on laundry. lol

  • Alexandra Runge
    April 14, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    ummmm, lets see, I would rather be 20mins early then 1min late!! Hows that, LOVE LOVE LOVE ur LO!!!!

  • kim
    April 15, 2011 at 12:23 am

    ooohhh I’d LOVE this prize!!!

  • naomi_m
    April 15, 2011 at 1:32 am

    I have to sleep on my front and always end up with my feet hanging off the end of the bed.

  • Clarisse
    April 15, 2011 at 2:52 am

    J’adore ces tags.

  • Anna Sigga
    April 15, 2011 at 4:11 am

    Love this layout – so many lil details.
    Something interesting about myself ….. I love Bollywood movies! 😀

  • Lindsay Wingard
    April 15, 2011 at 4:45 am

    As most people hate thunderstorms, I love them. The rain and loud outside noise make for great cuddling.

  • Daniellehigginbottom
    April 15, 2011 at 4:46 am

    love this lo!!!! thanks for the chance!

  • Brenna
    April 15, 2011 at 6:00 am

    Love this page! Something interesting about me?…I was a competitive synchronized swimmer growing up.

  • Alison Patalon
    April 15, 2011 at 6:33 am

    This isn’t fun or interesting but I’ve been sick for over 2 weeks so winning something would make me happy! 🙂

  • JanineBoyd
    April 15, 2011 at 6:39 am

    LOVE this layout! Outwardly I’m a teacher – inwardly I’m a dancer 🙂

  • Betty-Ann
    April 15, 2011 at 6:42 am

    …great l/o! I love to race…Mario cart style!

  • Lisa
    April 15, 2011 at 6:52 am

    I have a sister who is 17 years younger than I am.

  • shawna
    April 15, 2011 at 7:09 am

    what’s interesting about me? on the outside, i’m pretty unassuming. on the inside, i’m pretty darn funny & i crack me up 🙂

  • Jennifer Lundsten
    April 15, 2011 at 7:44 am

    Lovin’ the color combination!!

  • Mernin
    April 15, 2011 at 7:56 am

    something interesting – hmmm – I travel about 1/3 of the year with work away from my hubby & daughter (maybe not interesting – a little sad 🙂 ). I love your style Maggie – such an inspiration…

  • Liesbeth
    April 15, 2011 at 8:00 am

    I’m left handed – does that count?!

  • Jen S
    April 15, 2011 at 8:04 am

    Thanks for a chance to win! Something interesting/weird about me is that I copy articles out of the National Geographic to practice my handwriting…Ha!

  • shana
    April 15, 2011 at 8:05 am

    love your layout!!
    here’s a little tidbit about me–i’m a magazine junkie!!!
    i subscribe to 18 magazines–love to get those “presents” in the mail

  • Tracey A
    April 15, 2011 at 8:11 am

    I am the ultimate procrastinator (or to look at it in a positive way, I love the adrenalin rush from waiting until the last minute!!).

  • Jessica R.
    April 15, 2011 at 8:37 am

    Awesome layout & great projects!

  • Michelle L
    April 15, 2011 at 8:38 am

    Ha! Thanks for the chance to win!
    The only thing sort of interesting is that I know tons or random facts that only come in handy at parties or during games. I have to stop myself from sharing random things just so people don’t think I’m nuts!

  • Cristina M.
    April 15, 2011 at 8:49 am

    Great LO, love it! And something interesting about me…probably that everybody that knows me says that I must have been a cat in another life, cause they connect with me, somehow. But I think they are just thinking that I am THE crazy cat lady, ha ha ha!

  • Dena
    April 15, 2011 at 8:55 am

    Hhhmmm…My mom’s b-day is April 18th. She will be 59 and she taught me to love all things crafty 🙂

  • Natalie E
    April 15, 2011 at 8:57 am

    I grew up on a dairy farm before moving to the big smoke. Now I find the smell of cow manure comforting!

  • deanne
    April 15, 2011 at 10:44 am

    I am running a mini marathon on April 30th!!wow

  • Janet
    April 15, 2011 at 10:51 am

    I have a fear of committment…to reading. Have to have at least 3-4 books going at once and when one is finished, I start another (even though there are still another 2 halfway read). Go figure!!

  • alissa
    April 15, 2011 at 11:16 am

    fun and interesting…
    my birthday is on the traditional memorial day and this year it is on the observed holiday! that’s about it! LOL!
    love your page. always do!
    i’m a big fan!

  • sarah
    April 15, 2011 at 11:23 am

    i like ketchup on my tacos 🙂
    love your layouts. great use of stickers + tags. thanks for the chance to win!

  • Chrissy
    April 15, 2011 at 11:29 am

    Love your work. Thank you for sharing. Now for the interesting comment, I am a mom to 4 beautiful boys and I want more! NOw that could be either interesting or insane. LOL

  • KathyChen
    April 15, 2011 at 11:55 am

    I love the layout! Something interesting about me- I have over 800 books in my house (and I’ve read them all!)

  • HeatherC
    April 15, 2011 at 11:58 am

    Love the page!! I too can say the alphabet backwards. Only useful thing I ever learned in Washington State History. I also used to collect Pez dispensers, and have over 200. They’re stuck in my parents’ attic 🙂
    PS. I haven’t lived there for 7 years 🙂

  • Sonja
    April 15, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    I like to eat in multiples of two so two biscuits or four never one or three. Love the new products.

  • D
    April 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    i have large tastebuds. lol

  • Sigrid Doksheim
    April 15, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    Love ur page, so colorful and happy!:-)
    Hmm.. guess a fun thing about me is that I love to have fun and don’t take myself too seriously, I always joke and goof around with my kids, even if others are present. My eldest is starting to complain that I am wierd, ha ha, and she’s probably right:-)

  • Christi
    April 15, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    I had the lead in all the plays in elementary school. And then never tried out for a play again!!

  • Christa Stokes
    April 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    I was introduced to SC last weekend at CKC St Louis and it took one class for me to become an addict. Now I’m adding Mr Huey and wood veneer embellishments to my list of addictions, right under paper.

  • Ljcarson
    April 15, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    I have been at the same hospital since I was 19 yrs old, and am only 41 (RN). I will be here 46 yrs if I retire here at this facility!

  • Candace
    April 15, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    I have one blue eye and one grey eye.
    Thanks for the chance to win

  • D
    April 15, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    Something about me? Actually I’m pretty new to SC and I’m addicted already! Thanks for the chance.

  • goofyphilogirl
    April 15, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    Two of my long-term life goals are to breed/raise scottish fold kittens and publish a women’s knitwear collection inspired by the Great Northern Hotel from the early 90s tv series “Twin Peaks”.

  • Meredith Treloar
    April 15, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    I would like to be scrapping (and will be soon!!) but I am making a fairy wand and a crown for my little girl right now from pipe cleaners!! LOL

  • Sandy
    April 15, 2011 at 8:05 pm

    Love these new lines. Your LO is wonderful! Thanks for sharing with us.

  • Amber L.
    April 15, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    I’m normally severely lactose intolerant and can’t even eat ice cream with a lactaid pill. Though when I’m pregnant I can eat as much as I want of ice cream, ricotta, and mac n’ cheese. So weird. I’m pregnant with my 2nd child and have been eating ice cream every night. I figure that I better enjoy it while I can!

  • Sherilbrady
    April 15, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Love all your layouts, and am inspired by your photography! My daughter says that something fun about me is: we do family movie nights at home with popcorn and candy. Love that! : )

  • Jennifer Land
    April 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    I don’t know if this is “interesting” or just weird, but when I put coffee mugs in the cabinet the handles always have to be facing right. Thanks for the giveaway Maggie…and congrats on the new baby!

  • Mey
    April 16, 2011 at 12:13 am

    Hi, I’m Mey from Belgium. I’m from South Korea, half of my family is Congolese, and the rest is Belgian and French… Isn’t it a cool Benetton family? 😀

  • Karenwilliamshome
    April 16, 2011 at 12:36 am

    oh no there is nothing interesting about me 🙁 I have made 288 Los so far this year- but that is just insane

  • Marina
    April 16, 2011 at 3:19 am

    Thanks for the chance to win. Love the banner you created.

  • christine r
    April 16, 2011 at 3:24 am

    Lovely, love your work and love SC.

  • Maria S
    April 16, 2011 at 6:13 am

    gosh something interesting about me? when I read a series of books, once I start I have to finish all the books before I switch to another book/author/series. It’s a compulsion. 😉

    April 16, 2011 at 6:30 am

    Those notions be still my heart…

  • Cristina-Sweet Pea Ink
    April 16, 2011 at 6:34 am

    hmmm…i eat a spoonful of peanut butter on my toast each and every morning. 🙂 xoxo

  • Donna B.
    April 16, 2011 at 7:05 am

    Beautiful layout…great photos!! Something interesting? I am not an interesting person…I love to read, I struggle to be creative but persevere because I like to stretch my brain, I cry easily but don’t like people to see…I am compassionate.

  • amyjk
    April 16, 2011 at 8:36 am

    i’m a big coupon-user… i get lots of stuff for FREE or just a few cents every week.

  • Corina T
    April 16, 2011 at 9:18 am

    Randomness is me!
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  • Cristina
    April 16, 2011 at 9:57 am

    Hm, I don’t know if it’s interesting, but I have started collecting vintage deer figurines. 🙂
    I love how you created the banner!

  • Valerie Bishop
    April 16, 2011 at 10:09 am

    Something interesting about me – I used to have a job where I took care of and raised newborn baby chimps who’s mother’s couldn’t care for them! Thanks for the chance to win some awesome SC goodies!! 🙂

  • celeste
    April 16, 2011 at 11:12 am

    I learned to dance the Charleston when I was 10 years old. It used to drive my brothers crazy that I could do it and they could not. Super cute layout!

  • Jenny Beaupre
    April 16, 2011 at 11:15 am

    LOVE LOVE! Thanks for the chance!

  • Stephani Norris
    April 16, 2011 at 11:46 am

    Great LO And great prizes! something about me I love a clean house but i HATE to clean!!!

  • Marian
    April 16, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    Something interesting.. I got to attend the grammies this year. So much fun.

  • Csparky61
    April 16, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    Hmmmmm…. Interesting you say? I cannot be “doing nothing” My mind must always be busy, sometimes to the point of doing 2 or 3 things at once.

  • Alexa
    April 16, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    Huh? A Maggie Holmes layout without mist?! Heeee! Love it though!
    Hmm something interesting about myself. Well… when I was 24 I travelled around the world on my own. It was the greatest experience of my life and my proudest achievement.

  • Ali in the UK
    April 16, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Love the layout. Something you don’t know bout me – I’ve just beaten Ovarian Cancer and come out smiling!! Go Me! x

  • ろっか
    April 16, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    I really love your work! your layout is beautiful!!

  • Renee J.
    April 16, 2011 at 4:29 pm

    This is such a cute layout, Maggie!! Thank you for sharing!!

  • Stephanie
    April 16, 2011 at 4:46 pm

    I am drooling over those goodies already!
    I am the second oldest of six kids. It wasn’t easy having so many siblings, but it was always entertaining!

  • Deb Pereira
    April 16, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    I love how you cut the tags into banners. I’m totally doing that on my next layout. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • jenn h
    April 16, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    I am in the process of hopefully adopting a sweet 8 yr old little girl:)

  • Jennifer Larson
    April 16, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    As always, love your LOs. So inspiring! I was named after a song, Jenny Rebecca.

  • Jenn
    April 16, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    Something interesting….I have decided to study to get my Series 7. Very different then where I thought I would be today!

  • NancyLee
    April 17, 2011 at 7:24 am

    Your layouts make me wanna dance! Thanks for the inspiration and fun giveaway.

  • Erica
    April 17, 2011 at 8:36 am

    I just recently found out I’m pregnant!! I have my first doctor appointment tomorrow and I’m SO excited to hear the heartbeat!!

  • NancyLee
    April 17, 2011 at 8:58 am

    Fun and interesting? Your layout for one. About me? I bet you’ll find it interesting if I start talking… a very strange language!

  • Cathy B.
    April 17, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    I am scared to open biscuit cans! Terrifies me! LOL

  • AnitaP
    April 17, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    Hi Maggie! Love your layout! Hmmm….something interesting about me? I went to Space Camp when I was younger & it was so much fun!

  • Lexi Bridges
    April 17, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    Having 2 little boys I agree–the colors in State Fair are perfect for scrapping them! I did just purchase a vintage memory game today will all 105 pieces for 14 cents today..maybe that is interesting? ;D

  • Jodi
    April 17, 2011 at 6:07 pm

    Love this layout, especially the woodgrain! I was caught in the middle of a military coup in the South Pacific and was rescued by the Australian army. Those were the days…

  • C P
    April 17, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Very fun layout; love the pennants, the stitching, the doodling, the woodgrain paper and the staples!
    Hmm…something interesting about me…I can speak 5 languages (tho 2 of them I still struggle with). 🙂

  • Christina A.
    April 18, 2011 at 12:21 am

    Something fun and interesting about myself…I live in Germany right now (military), and two of my kids were born in Israel 🙂

    April 18, 2011 at 2:30 am

    Love your layout! Nate is such a cutie! Something about me – I love to take photos of my kids and can take pics with one hand while carrying my baby with the other…it’s not the best shot but it’s a moment captured =) Thanks for sharing your inspiring ideas!

  • Leah
    April 18, 2011 at 3:56 am

    gorgeous LO! thanks for the chance to win…hmmm…interesting?? I can touch my nose with my tongue!

  • Krystal
    April 18, 2011 at 5:06 am

    One of my all-time favorite songs is Love in the Library by Jimmy Buffett. I’ve fallen in love at the library many times with books and characters. Fun page and great giveaway. Thank you!

  • Kristyn G
    April 18, 2011 at 7:00 am

    Great layout!
    I can write my letters backwards – random, i know.

  • Liz Oram
    April 18, 2011 at 7:17 am

    I always said i would never live in a small town (thinking like the one I grew up in which is about 50,000) and now I live in a town with 3,000 people! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • jen
    April 18, 2011 at 9:50 am

    Cute LO! My fact … I’m getting married in 54 days!! :O

  • Chelsea
    April 18, 2011 at 2:34 pm

    Something interesting- I don’t have a belly button anymore- maybe that’s gross but it’s still interesting.Hopefully I’m not too late, I love those yellow notions!

  • Tran Quach
    April 18, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Cute! 🙂 Well… I am an NRA pistol instructor 🙂

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