Saturday, May 15, 2010

These are a Few of My Favorite Books! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Hi all......I am UBER excited for this latest CHALLENGE!!! These are a Few of My Favorite Books!!! I have had a passion for reading since I was weeeeeeeeee little...my Mom tells me stories of how her and my Dad would give me books upside down and I would automatically turn them around! LOL!! Soooooooooooooo that is our challenge this time for U! Show us a project showcasing your FAVE BOOK!!! YAY!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):) And since we have SOMETHING cooking for JUNE 1st.....for just this ONE challenge....U are going to have a longer time to PLAY!!!! That's RIGHT!!! Because of our HUGE NEWS....this challenge WILL NOT be DUE until May 30th!!! And I will announce the WINNERS....(YES! I said WINNERS!) on MAY 31st!!! And then on June 1st....watch out...its gonna be BIG! HUGE! GIGANTIC! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Sooooooooooooo now for what our AMAZING DT created for this challenge! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


First up....our GDT Diana!!!! She has shown us several of her FAVE BOOKS!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeee how she did this with the dark background and that cute cute cute Cosmo Cricket bike!! LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEE it! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


And next we have Jeanet's LO!! I love love love love love that she also lists several of her FAVE BOOKS...and her title says it ALL!!! And how COOL is that PHOTO of the pages shaped into a heart!?!?!?! *swoon* :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


And EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!! I just love love love love what Deana created!!! She did her LO on her FAVE AUTHOR her Daughter Bryn!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this sooooooooooooooo much!!!!!!! And not only did she include Bryn creating her book she wrote and illustrated....Deana also included photos of all of Bryn's pages to her book!! *SERIOUSLY in LOVE with THIS!!!!* :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)




And Michelle B!!!! I love love love love love how she shows all her Daughter Rainee's FAVE Bedtime Stories right now!!! LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE it!!!!! And some of those books are MY FAVES too!!! I will never ever ever tire of those little critter books!!!!! Sooooooooooooooooo AWESOME!!!! Michelle...this is AMAZING...I loveeeeeeeeee how U showed the covers of all Rainee's FAVE BOOKS! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


And next we have Jenneke!!! OMYGOSH!!! I am IN LOVE LOVE LOVE with this,....FIRST...she has a photo of FAVE THINGS banner in the background...just sayin'!!! :):):):):):):):):) And I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee how her FAVE BOOK is her Dutch to English Dictionary!!!! How COOL would that be to have!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) This soooooooooooooo ROCKS JENNEKE!! LOVE IT! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


And next....HOLY SMOKES!!! We have Michelle LPR's FAVE BOOK by Gloria Steinem!!! WOW WOW WOW!! U sooooooooooo need to click on this lo and read that journaling....sooooooooooooo wonderful....or better yet....go visit Michelle's blog and I'm sure she will have it there too!! It is WOW!!! And I love love love love love love love that she included the autograph from Gloria herself when Michelle went to her book signing back in 1993!!! This is WOW Michelle! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


And next we have Bekka....And I am soooooooooooooooooooo EXCITED for what she did for her FAVE BOOK...she gave her bible cover a makeover!! How cool is that!?!?!?!? And I'm sorry....BUT U can never ever ever go wrong with some YUMMY wood grain!! YUM!! Loveeeeeeeeeeee this Bekka! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


And another EEEEEEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!! from Julie!!! For Jessi's FAVE BOOKS are the TWILIGHT SERIES!!! EEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKK!!! Jessi KNOWS how MUCH I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee that series .... *team Edward* (just sayin'! LOL!) .... I love love love love love how she did the paint and loving that HOT photo of her!! This JUST is *swoon-able* :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


And this NEXT one by HANNEKE!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE that quote!!!! Soooooooooooo true!!! And loving all the books she lists are her FAVES (*i spy* TWILIGHT!!! hehehehehehe!! and *i spy* The Shack!! Love that one too!!!) I loveeeeeeeeeeee this Hanneke! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


And next next next we have Chris and her title says it all!!! "What would Jane do?" As in Miss Jane Austen!!! Loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this!! WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW!!! And I just know Chris....and I just KNOW that she made that YUMMY FABRIC flower on here!!!! LOVE IT! Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh and for those that are curious....our "FOLLOWER GAME" winner that I hosted on here....Alfie chose one of Chris's hand made APRONS from her ETSY SHOP!!! Great CHOICE ALFIE!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee Chris's aprons! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

And last but {{hopefully}} not least....we have MY FAVE BOOK...."To Kill A Mockingbird".....seriously this is my ALL time FAVE BOOK ever!! Even today, 60 years later...MOST of the 'lessons' this book taught .... we still struggle with today....*sigh* makes my heart sad..... but this is seriously the MOST powerful book I have ever read....(and hehehehehehehe Staci...if U read this...lol lol lol...should we try and start a BAN on this book???? LOL!! I'm KIDDING....just an inside joke between me and a fellow blog friend!! LOL) :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


Well....there U have it...our FAVE BOOKS...now we WOULD LOVE to see yours!!! Remember...U can create a LO, a card and altered item!! Doesn't matter....we just wanna see your creations!!! And remember...this time.... U will have until May 30th to play along!!! And I know, I know...this is a scrapbooking challenge blog...BUT BUT BUT BUT .....here is the PRIZES I will be donating this time around!!! I am GOING to GIVE AWAY TWO $20.00 Gift Certificates to Borders Bookstore!!!! :):):):):):):):):):) I say that since this is a challenge about FAVE BOOKS...why not have a GIFT that goes along with that theme!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Soooooooooooooooooo we will have TWO WINNERS this time!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! See U all back here on May 31st when I announce the WINNERS!!!! :):):):):):):) Go create! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

36 comments:

Miss Jaster said...

HELLO. The prize is books...I love you. Gotta do this one for sure! I'm on it this weekend, when I'm not busy reading...!!

Wonderful LOs ladies!

Lean said...

wauw great work again love the challenge ....have lost of srapfun.
byebye,Lean.

Cassie said...

What an awesome challenge!!!
Great Layouts!!!
=)

TeenaBugg38 said...

Ooooooh I love every single one of these! I love my books too.....will have to try to get a free minuite or so to play with this one!

jessicanwilson said...

Love all the takes....I love so many books too!! I can see more layouts coming about books,especially the kids' favorites...I love the bedtime stories layout, Michelle!!

EverydayMe said...

wow...love all the layouts... they are fab!!! Can't believe how different each are... and sooooooooo many of my favorites!!!! Wonderful job ladies!!!
{{hugs}} Michelle

Jenneke said...

Hello Fav Girls, I LOVE what you all created!!!! So different but soooo gorgeous!! And thanks for donating such a GREAT prize, Julie!
Big hug for the Boss!

XXXJenneke

illyse said...

What great pages everyone created!!!

deana said...

LOVE the book LO's everyone! So FUN!!!! :-)

Scrapamum said...

This sounds fabulous! The DT did such an amazing job!!!!!

Michelle LaPoint Rydell said...

LOVE all the different takes from the design team! and Julie - thanks for donating such an awesome prize!!!

Staci said...

I loved this post Julie!!! every single one of these is fantastic and I want them all!! Yeah, let's start a revolution with To Kill a Mockingbird!! Love ya!

Shimano (aka Christine) said...

Fabulous layouts. xx

Shimano (aka Christine) said...

I've got the perfect layout to suit this one my blog: http://scrappinshimano.blogspot.com/

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!! Thanks Christine....here is your direct link...just in case U blog again and the girls miss it! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

http://scrappinshimano.blogspot.com/2010/05/these-are-few-of-my-favourite-things.html

Nathalie said...

What a great challenge!!! I LOVE the DT's creations!!! Great work ladies!!!

alfie said...

I just looooove your challenges. Your always hit the spot. This one I have been thinking of some time now, but never got it done.

Here is my FAVE books:
http://alfiedesign.blogspot.com/2010/05/fave-books.html

Amanda Profumo said...

F-U-N! What a great idea... love this blog to help me along with my own scrapbook for my kiddos! All the layouts are awesome- seriously, so much inspiration here! Thanks and I'll post mine soon!

Irit Shalom said...

WOW= THE DT PAGES ARE FANTASTIC!
HERE IS MY TAKE FOR THIS ONE- THE ONE AND ONLY-
MY LITTLE PRINCE
http://scrapbookchallenges.ning.com/photo/he-was-my-hero?context=user

Hanneke said...

WOW, look at all those books, amazing pages again everybody!! And Julie that is such a great prize!!!!!

Julene Matthews said...

Fantastic layouts everybody.As a librarian I'm loving this topic. I've got a great layout about my favourite books on my blog
http://julenebydesign.blogspot.com
Check out what I used for my background!

Val said...

Ok, first timer here... http://craftygolucky.blogspot.com/2010/05/few-of-her-fave-books.html
Loved this challenge!

Marit said...

I went a little bit out of the ordinary with this one....

Here's my entry

Lean said...

Hi girls you can find chef Lean at http://scrapselsfromlean.blogspot.com/2010/05/chef-lean.html#
great challenge bye bye,lean.

Miss Jaster said...

MIRACLE!! I DID GET IT DONE ON TIME! :)
http://lostinadreamofjosh.blogspot.com/2010/05/cards-challenges.html

Jen said...

This challenge was so much fun!! Here's my layout:
http://jennifermanis.blogspot.com/2010/05/heathcliff-cathy.html

MirjamC said...

great challenge, fabulous pages!!! here you can see my entry...

http://sweetandcolorful.blogspot.com/2010/05/im-back.html

Nancy said...

Love everyones LO I have done mine ......it can be seen here....

http://kittyscrapper-nancy.blogspot.com/2010/05/few-of-my-favouritebooks.html

KS

Maggi said...

*huff*...I'm here...*puff*...I finally...*heave*...finished my...*gasp*...project for this prompt...*wheeze*...

LOL

My little book of books is HERE!!!! :D

Scrapamum said...

Here is mine
http://andreasmetta.blogspot.com/2010/05/last-chance-to-win-and-layout.html

mandysea said...

heres mine!!
http://teacupofscrapisms.blogspot.com/2010/05/cairns-retreat.html

Audra said...

AWESOME DT layouts!! And I LOVED this fav challenge... I knew I just had to play along and I'm so glad that I did... here's my layout:
http://scrappinginpink.blogspot.com/2010/05/i-think-this-is-first-for-me.html
Thanks!! :)

Jennifer Campbell said...

Yeah... I got to create a layout for my favorite books... It was hard to choose! Thanks for looking

http://happy2scrap4life.blogspot.com/2010/05/getting-my-scrap-on.html

Faye Marie said...

I had lots of fun with this layout and tried out a new technique... hope you like!!!

http://whatisyourfavething.blogspot.com/2010/05/these-are-few-of-my-favorite-books.html

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Faye Marie....your post links back to us....so here is yours! :):):):):):):):):):):) http://alittledashof.blogspot.com/2010/05/my-sisters-keeper.html

Renata T said...

I took a picture of my daughter's favorite book
Here is my blog: http://renatascrap.blogspot.com/2010/05/favorite-book.html

Beijos ;^)