Friday, February 17, 2012

Favorite Quote Blog Hop - 2/18 and 2/19

Welcome to Day 1 of Created By Cori's Favorite Quote Blog Hop!  In this hop, you will see projects featuring favorite quotes from many talented crafty ladies!  We hope you enjoy our blog hop today!

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So one of my absolute favorite quotes come from Robert Frost's poem "The Road Not Taken".  I can't even express how much this poem speaks to me.  My favorite quote is:


"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference."
            
As I was deciding how to incorporate this quote into my project, I realized that I just had to include the ENTIRE poem into my layout.    And then I decided to frame the entire layout so that I can hang this in my hallway.

Here's my project:



I just loved the way it turned out!  I already have it in a frame and just need to find the right spot on the wall.



I used our new Florentine Paper pack and a stamp set called Family Love (D1506) to stamp the border around the entire layout.  I then used our exclusive Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge to cut the background image found on p. 66, E6, shift, font layer < Flower2 >.  I used the "Fit to Page" button so the image cut at 11".  I also cut the trees found on p. 53, D3, shift, layer < Tree3 > at 4", 5", and 6".

Your next stop on the Favorite Quote Blog Hop is Ryan's blog:  Piece and Paper.   Here is a complete list of the blog hop in case you get lost along the way:

1. Cori- Created by Cori
2.  Ann Marie L. - Creative Ramblings
3.  Lori A - Scrappin' My Stress Away  YOU CAME FROM HERE
4.  Lucy - Love 2 Create It All YOU ARE HERE
5. Ryan - Piece and Paper  YOUR NEXT STOP
6.  Sabrina - Sabrina's Bella Beautiful Pages
7. Lluvia - Sweet Bird Memories
8. Jamie - My Amusing Life
9. Miranda - Nana's Scrap Spot
10. Eva - Eva's Scraps N' Cards
11. Jackie - Jack Rabbit Scrappin' 

Thank you for hopping along, we hope you have found lots of inspiration from our Favorite Quotes Blog Hop.  Please come back tomorrow for day 2 and see even more great projects!

15 comments:

  1. Very, very nice! Isn't it fun when a layout turns out so well you just have to frame it and show it off?

    transport7800@aol.com
    http://mawmawsthoughts.blogspot.com

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  2. Fabulous Job!!! That will look great hanging in your home somewhere. Great Hopping with you!
    Eva :0)
    evascrapslife(at)gmail(dot)com
    http://evasscrapsncards.blogspot.com

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  3. Lucy this is so pretty! Great job! Thanks so much for hopping with us!

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  4. This is perfect for framing, great job.
    valarie_groganatyahoodotcom.

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  5. This is just amazing...I love the poem.. love the whole thing.. so glad I just ordered that cartridge.. cant wait to get it....
    just beautiful..
    hugs.. Laura
    lauraleed48@live.ca

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  6. beautiful!! TFS
    gloria c
    www.craftnthings.blogspot.com

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  7. I love your layout and love that you framed it!! Glad to be in this hop with you!!

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  8. What a beautiful project. I love that poem. TFS
    http://huffandpuffscrap.blogspot.com/

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  9. Love the quote and the poem. The hanging you designed around is great.

    linda
    lmkindell1@verizon.net
    lindashappyplace.blogspot.com

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  10. Gorgeous! Love the quote and the poem!
    Miranda :)
    www.nanasscrapspot.com

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  11. This is beautiful!

    Sheila
    Http://2pawprints.blogspot.com

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  12. I love this poem and your wall decor is fabulous!!

    Tracy
    http://scrappininthewoods.blogspot.com

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