Sunday, October 21, 2012

i've got issues.

paper issues, that is.  (see it here: paper issues) so unity stamp company and paper issues teamed up for provide you a rockin' hop.  the theme today is "believe in yourself (breast cancer awareness)".  this theme hits close to home because just recently my BFF was diagnosed with breast cancer (at age 38).  you can read about the story below but i just gotta give a shout out to DEB SMIDDY!  we love ya and are behind ya, girl! ;)

check it:


 i created these layouts using (of course) unity stamps and a speacial kit put together specifically for this hop!  you can purchase it at paper issues for a special price!  LOtS of cute stuff in the kit!
see here:
(http://www.etsy.com/shop/paperissues)

but wait...there's more!!!!!!

use this SPECIAL CODE: UNITY for 20% off EVERYTHING In the store

Unity is sponsoring the prize - Package worth $50 to 3 winners.
omg!  crazy.  crazy good! :)

SO AFTER MY BLOG, go see KAREN MALDONADO

if you get lost along the way, here is the entire list of blogs to swing by.  have  super day! :)

Paper Issues blog: http://paperissues.blogspot.com/
Corri Garza http://www.buglvr.blogspot.com/
Jen Albracht Erickson http://shut-up-its-true.blogspot.com/
Karen Maldonado http://www.reallifeinpictures.blogspot.com/
Mandy Kay Starner http://heyheymandykay.com/
Natalie Dever http://www.dougnat.blogspot.com/
Nina Yang http://waffleflower.com/
Renee Aslette http://reneeaslette.blogspot.com/
Shellye Procter McDaniel http://paperedcottage.blogspot.com/
Shilo Miles http://papermeetsglue.blogspot.com/
Stephanie Muzzulin http://handmade75.blogspot.com/
Thienly Azim http://modpaperie.blogspot.com/
Unity blog: http://www.theunitystampco.blogspot.com/

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    70 comments:

    Unikmo said...

    Nice layout! the journaling make it so special!

    MandyKay said...

    adorable layouts! i hope your friend is doing well!

    Liz said...

    Besutiful work great products

    Margie said...

    Wow, fun pages!

    Denise Bryant said...

    Beautiful pages! Best wishes to your friend!
    DeniseB

    Cassie Box said...

    I love what you did with the kit! The little kraft girls look super cute misted with pink! Thank you for rockin' it!!!! <3

    misty said...

    Great layouts!

    Lucy said...

    Beautiful lo with lots of journaling to tell the story.

    Angel said...

    go pink!! gorgeous LO!

    teresa said...

    Beautiful layouts !!

    Purple Princess said...

    Fabulous layout!!

    Beatrice Lawson said...

    This is an incredibly inspiring hop with beautiful projects. All the best to your BFF!

    Thienly Azim said...

    Love your layouts - sending special thoughts and prayers to your best friend :)

    Aimee said...

    Great LO'S!

    Sharon Jones said...

    Love your beautiful scrappin' page!!

    Cazzy said...

    Great theme, I hope your BFF is recovering and will soon be well again.

    Cazzy x

    arlsmom aka Lynda said...

    fun layout!

    Miriam Prantner said...

    Great layouts! Love the stamped accents and how you highlighted good/bad news on the first. Love the title on the second one!

    bharsch said...

    Love your layouts. My fav is Soccer Chicks just great!

    Tonya said...

    Great layouts. I love the color combo.

    Billie A said...

    Love your layouts, love the hand written story great penmanship. Very nice designs.

    Penny Walker said...

    Great pages, so inspiring too.

    Ruby said...

    Great layout. Love all the journalling to tell the story.

    Noelle Reese said...

    Awesome layouts Jen. Your BFF and those who love her are in my prayrers.

    awendybird said...

    Great projects!! Blessings to your friend on her fight.

    Jean said...

    Love the layouts!!

    MB Isaac said...

    too, too cute! Love the Soccer Chicks :) I have one at home too

    I liked both sponsors on FB

    buglvr2010 said...

    Love your layouts and your style!

    Melissa said...

    Your layouts are great!!

    MzLavr2 said...

    What great encouraging projects!
    <3 Pam
    MzLavr2sCreations@live.com

    Kim said...

    Great layouts!

    Debbie said...

    LOVE the "believe in yourself (breast cancer awareness).It Is such a great page.Thanks for sharing!

    Michelle said...

    Love your layouts!! I hope your friend is doing well!!'

    robindiane said...

    super cute layouts

    Renee Aslette said...

    Two awesome layouts, hoping your friend stays positive and kicks some breast cancer butt!! Sounds like she is an extremely strong person. xo

    Big Mamma~ a.k.a. Mary S said...

    Love the layouts. What a way to look back later and reflect.

    Amy Jones #8546 said...

    Great layouts. Super cute...

    Julie Odil said...

    Prayers for your BFF. Your layouts are a great tribute.

    Jen said...

    Always love how you journal by hand! Sending happy and positive thoughts to your friend...she's lucky to have friends like you Jen! Fantastic LO's!

    Peg said...

    Great pages, it's so important to tell stories with our scrapping!

    Лілюська-Lilia said...

    Gorgeous layout! Love all the details!

    Teresa Godines #6857 said...

    Fantastic layout and story. TFS

    Queenie said...

    Beautiful layouts and sending wished your friends way.
    Hugs
    Tracy
    xoxox

    Bente Fagerberg said...

    Your lo looks lovely. I love how you use your own handwriting. Best wishes on the recovery of your friend!

    Lisa H. said...

    fabby pages, Jenn! love your page about your friend, so beautiful!

    Cheryl Hutcherson said...

    Gorgeous layout!

    Diana Fernandez said...

    I love your LO! Fabulous work!

    Kate Vickers said...

    Great layout, Jen! I always knew you had issues! ;-)

    Paper doll said...

    How sweet to create a LO about your friend, nice choice on colors!

    Laura Turcotte said...

    Great LO!! Very inspirational!

    JPScraps said...

    You always make great layouts and these two are no exception.

    Leah Crowe said...

    Such a lovely layout! Best wishes for a full recovery for your friend!

    Melissa Priest said...

    What an amazing layout! Praying for a speedy recovery!

    Karenladd said...

    Awesome layout and so inspirational!!! What a great, fun tribute to your friend!

    Kim W said...

    What a wonderful layout...the handwritten journaling makes it even more special.

    Shellye McDaniel said...

    fabulous layouts, Jen! I really like how you highlighted the words in the first layout (good news and bad) and the title on the second! Cute!

    Valerie said...

    Very nice - love the washi!

    Lisa's Creative Niche said...

    What fabulous LO's! I love your title for the first one and thanks for sharing this with us!

    Ilda Dias said...

    Gorgeous layouts! Beautiful story!

    Crystal said...

    Wonderful layouts! Prayers for your friend Deb for a complete recovery.

    Laura Jane said...

    JOURNALING scares me!
    YOU are fearless!
    fun layout:)

    MamaKaraba said...

    Love your layout and story! Love your title! (Thanks for the chance to win free stuff to feed my papercrafting addiction!)

    Fleursbydesign said...

    Great layout, love the title

    SherylK said...

    Adorable layout with such meaning and great color combinations.

    Carol said...

    Great projects, thanks for the inspiration!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

    Mel - The Paper Retreat said...

    Beautiful layouts! I wish a full recovery for your BFF too!

    Jeniff said...

    Beautiful project.

    Victoria S. said...

    Love your layouts!

    Amelia Harris said...

    Love the layouts! Beautiful! Hope your friend is doing well and makes a full recovery.

    Michelle Looi said...

    Gorgeous! Love the inspiration and thanks for the chance!