365 Projects in 365 Days

My previous New Year's resolution was to be creative everyday with my Cricut, but since I've started my blog 2 years ago I have come across so many new exciting things like stamps, digi stamps, non-Cricut projects using chipboard, stickers, etc. and now my addition is the Silhouette Cameo. I will be posting many pictures and tutorials of all my projects. I will be making scrapbook layouts, cards, tags, embellishments and altered items. My goal is to create 365 projects in 365 days.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

#174-177 Butterfly Birthday Blog Hop

Blog Hop

Hi everyone welcome to my Butterfly Birthday Blog Hop hosted by me in honor of my 28th Birthday which is on Sunday July 31st! I thought it would be a good idea to make a butterfly themed birthday party in real life and a virtual b-day party! I made all of the decorations for my party at my house which is also today!!  I asked everyone on my hop to make anything butterfly and birthday themed and some of us will be posting on both days (Sat/Sun) so be sure to come check out the stops again on Sunday. You will have until midnight PST on August 1st to complete the hop, enjoy!

Welcome to my party!!! Here's a sign that I will be hanging on my front door I got the font from designer's Calendar, and sign with butterfies from Lacey Labels. It measures 6x12 inches.
Here's a banner I made for the living room, the shape and butterflies are from Storybook cart, and the font is from Lovely Floral.

Here you can see my black lace ribbon and I embossed with my Paisley and Swiss Dots folder in my Cuttlebug.

Ok now you are in my kitchen who's hungry!?! LOL! I made some pop up butterflies for my cabinet doors I cut them from Hannah Montana (Love that cart!)

Close up of the pretty butterfly!

Ok can you guess what these are for.....? I am going to decorate my own cake with paper butterflies! these are also from Hannah Montana!

I purchased this pre-made cake from the grocery store, it's actually really huge! Chocolate and strawberries yum!! I made sure they wrote the sentiment in hot pink to match my theme.

I just grabbed the butterflies and pressed them into the cake and they actually stayed there. My party isn't till this evening so I'll have to see if they will stay in place all day.

Here's a close up of my Cricut butterflies!!

Blog Candy!!!! I am giving away a $20 Gift card to Joann's to use In store or Online at Joanns.com and also a Quirky Quotes stamp set sponsored by Scrappy Moms Stamps!! All you have to do is be a follower and leave a comment here and all blogs and also on my 365 Days of Cricut Facebook Fan Page!! I will select a random winner on August 1st and post it on my Facebook fan page!! Good Luck!

Here's the master hop list incase you get lost:

2. Joanna http://scrap-making.blogspot.com/  NEXT STOP

End Hop on 365 Days Of Cricut FB Fan Page:
Thank you to all of the amazing designers who are joining my birthday celebrating and thank you sto Abby for making this beautiful hop button, you are so talented girl!!


MyCuriousCrafts said...

Hi Sandra, hope you have an amazing birthday. Lovely projects as well. ~Shen

Abby said...

LOVE all your creations!!!!!!!!!! Happy bday!!!!!

Daisylove Creations said...

Happy Birthday Sandra!
I just LOVE butterflies too! Your sign & banner are adorable, love it! Already a follower, never have wanted to miss any of your projects :0)
Crafty Hugs,

bonnie said...

Super cute banner sweetie...love the decorative butterflies and OMG that cake looks looks like heaven!!! :) Big birthday wishes for tomorrow sweetie....hugs :) x

Aman said...

Love your banner and butterflies! Happy Birthday!

amanbains1 at gmail dot com

My Scrap Diary said...

Happy Birthday Girl!!! Oh man does that cake look delicious! Now you made me hungry. lol! I hope you have a great time tonight. Big Birthday Hug
Jess :)

Linda Therrien said...

Lots of loving details!! the cake looks yummy!!! Hope you have a great birthday!

new follower


joydee1963 said...

That cake would be great with my coffee! Happy B-day!! I am already a follower of your blog,I love all your great butterfly project,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Carrie's Corner said...

Hope you have a wonderful birthday! The butterflies are a perfect theme and all of your projects are awesome!


Marilyn said...

Happy Birthday!!! Very cute creations. That cake looks sooooo yummy.
mimicaro9650 at yahoo dot com

Lisha said...

Happy bless birthday Sandra....love your projects

Linda said...

Happy Birthday Sandra! We share the same birthday, only my celebration is more low key, due to the fact that I am many moons older than you! Hope you have a great day.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday! Love the butterflies.

Michelle said...

I really like those butterflies on the cake. Seeing all the banners makes me want to create one. I never have!! Thanks for sharing...btw, the cake looks delicious!! :) I am a new follower, come check out my blog...I love stalkers too!



lrsmith18@aol.com said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! I love your butterflies. You have such great ideas...thanks

Joan said...

Hope your birthday is extra special. Looking forward to seeing everyone's projects.
schim18 at charter dot net

Amy said...

Love all the butterflies! Hope you have an amazing birthday! :)Amy

Andrene said...

Happy Birthday!!! Super cute projects and what a nice stamp set. Have to say that my favorite is that cake - YUM!!! Hope you have a wonderful day.

Cathy S said...

What a clever idea to decorate a store bought cake...hope the butterflys are ok for tonights party...enjoy and Happy Birthday.
Cathy S

Lisa said...

What fun projects! I hope you have a fantastic party and birthday! Happy Birthday, Sandra! So happy to be a part of your hop!

lnorris21 at hotmail dot com

Celeste said...

Happy Birthday!!!! I soooo love your butterfly creations.... They look amazing.....

SherriB said...

Happy Birthday, Sandra! Hope your day is a special one. Great projects!


Tina said...

Ok where do I start!! First- I am a fan and follower!! Also left some love on all the blog stops!

Secondly, HAPPY 28TH BIRTHDAY!!! :)

Third, your projects are just precious! I love that you embossed your banner!! Love the colors you chose! Gorgeous! The butterflies added to the cake are fantastic!! (the cake looks yummy too!)

Have fun at your party!

Carley said...

Happy birthday early! You know I am not mad at you crazy I am honored to be in this hop even if I did have to beg to be in it ha ha! ~Love You~ OK so seriously what grocery store makes cakes like this holy cow! I need to move to Cali! I love all your decorations oh and I am in love with the Hannah Montana cart as well it has the cutest stuff! Have fun tonight!
Love ya

Peggie said...

Happy Birthday to You! Love the butterfly idea. My mom is a butterfly collector. Thanks for starting the blog hop

Erika Valdez said...

Happy Happy Birthday Sandra!! I love your butterfly decorations can I get a peice of that cake lol {UPS it}! Thank you so much for having me on this hop I hope you have lots of fun tonight {dont forget your pimp cup haha}

Lots of Love,

Houses Built of Cards said...

Happy Birthday!!! LOVE all the decorations you made - and what a fun hop!!!


MeMe said...

Love all of your butterflies.

Luv Scrapping Together said...

Happy, Happy Birthday, Sandra!! I hope you have a wonderful time at your party! The decorations are gorgeous! Thanks for asking me to participate in the hop.

Luvscrappingtogether at gmail dot com

Sandy said...

Happy Birthday to you. Love those butterflies. The cake is a feast for the eyes.

StephanieK said...

Happy Birthday! That cake is so pretty I'd hate to cut it. I love the butterflies on your cabinets. What a neat idea.

HappyPlaceJen said...

Happy Birthday, Sandra! Your decorations are FABulous! Have a wonderful day celebrating you! :)
P.S. I'm not on Facebook so I can't leave any love there. Sorry!

Kimberly said...

Happy, Happy Birthday Sandra!!! I hope you have aone amazing day!! The decorations and cake alone look just amazing!!! :) Enjoy your day and thanks for sharing it with us :)
cutie.jensen at gmail.com

Eva said...

woo hoo, super projects...love the butterflies...especially on your super yummy looking cake. Happy Birthday!!! I am your newest follower here and fan on facebook.
Thx Eva :0)

Vivi Martínez said...

Sandra your projects are lovely! Hope you have a WONDERFUL Birthday and an AMAZING 28th year!!!
Blessings to you and your family.

rakiya32 said...

Love all your butterflies! Iam a new follower and I also liked your facebook page!

giftshoppe2 said...

Great day for a Birthday!
linda in tx

Kimberly said...

HI!! Happy Happy Birthday!!!! Wow talk about inspiration on your hop!! :)
cutie.jensen at gmail.com

Jenn said...

Love the party decor - so pretty! And that cake... YUMMY! Hope you have a fabulous birthday!!
hugs, Jenn

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Sandra! Today is my birthday too! (July 30th) Hope you have a Wonderful Day and save me a piece of cake! LOL cyndi.eck@gmail.com

Carol<>< said...

Happy 28th birthday Sandra,
yummmm chocolate and strawberries
top with butterflies!!
I am a new follower!
Carol N<><

Lindsey said...

I didn't know the HM cart had cute butterflies. Nice!

Lynda said...

I love your projects!! I really love how you added the butterflies to your cake! Happy Birthday!

rlhamm1 at gmail dot com

Hannah said...

Happy Birthday! I am new folower!

Sandy S. said...

Happy Birthday Sandra..... love all your decor. We have something in common... Our names and I too love butterflies! Enjoy your bday weekend!


Pammie Kay said...

I'm a follower already, but just liked your FB page. I love your projects...need to use my machine more!

Sherrie K. said...

Happy Birthday!!! Wow, your sign and all the butterflies are so cute! That cake looks so good....can you ship me a chunk? LOL
Super yummy:) Have a GREAT day and thanks for a fun hop....
Sherrie K
jskoning at msn dot com

Percilla G said...

Happy Birthday
It is so cool to see someone so happy about their BDay
Love all that you created to celebrate your special day and thanks for the blog and the chance to win

shersl84bed said...

mmm, this cake looks amazing! Your banner is so pretty, love how you embossed it too. Happy Birthday!

Smiles Sher

mamawcindy said...

Happy 28th Birthday to you Sandra!!! Love your Party Decorations. So Pretty!!! Love those Butterflies. Now that's a Birthday Cake!!!! YUM! Hope you have wonderful Birthday and that all of your Birthday wishes come true.
I'm already a follower of yours. Thank You so much for the chance to win. :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

Cynthia Vanderhoek said...

Happy, Happy Birtday Sandra! Found your blog hop thru Mary at CardzTV. Your signs are so pretty! The banner is inspiration to me as I prepare to make a gift banner for a friend. Enjoy your bday cake and your entire day celebrating. Thanks for the blog hop. Following you here and sent you a friend request in FB as well. Ü

Ashley Nicole said...

Happy Early Birthday Sandra! I hope you have a fabulous day tomorrow. Love all the butterflies and I adore the embossing on the banner.
glamoroussideofscrapping at gmail dot com

Littlehamsterz said...

Happy birthday!! :) I just love your butterfly decorations for your party ^^

Thanks for the chance to win such awesome candy! I have posted it on my sidebar, and I am your follower.

Jenny said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope you have a super weekend :) The banner is beautiful and I love the butterflies on the cake. It looks delish!

papercraftjenny at gmail dot com

Kris Dietz said...

Happy Birthday Sandra! I love all your projects -- love butterflies too. TFS and I hope you have a fantastic birthday.

dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Happy Birthday girlie!!!! WOW love the banner and that CAKE sure looks delicious! Have a fabulous Birthday Party tonight!!! Many more birthdays and happiness:)
Lots of Hugs

Bella Scrapbook Designs said...

Happy Birthday! Thanks for inviting me to participate in your bday blog hop

Anita Braddock said...

Happy Happy Birthday wow so cute love every thing my favorit is Butterflies so you got me with butterflies lol. great job. hope you have a great day

Giselle said...

Hi Sandra :) Happy Birthday!!! The party decorations are adorable, i think my favorite is the butterflies all over the furniture, too cute! Hope you have a wonderful birthday, thanks for inviting me, Many hugs.

Theresa said...

Happy Birthday! Hoping you're having a wonderful day surrounded by friends and family. Your projects were wonderful, and your cake is gorgeous.TFS!

Soesty said...

Happy Birthday ! I love butterflies ! This is going to be a wonderful hop ! I'm a new follower and I "liked" your facebook page !

lindagk23 said...

Happy Birthday! I love all your party decorations! Love th butterflies on your cake! So cute! Have a wonderful day! lindagk23

janner said...

Love all your creations. Happy Birthday!!! I already am a follower.

Latinacreativa said...

Happy Birthday Sandra! This looks like so much fun, I wish you a blessed year and a super fab birthday celebration!-Raquel @ Raquelsdesigns.blogspot.com

Dawn, RI said...

Happy Birthday Sandra
Dawn RI

CricutLvr!! said...

Hey girlie, Happy early birthday to you!! I love all your projects and that cake is just gorgeous! Great job on your blog hop!! Hoping to join you on your next one!!!! 8)
Have a great birthday weekend!!!

sophiesmama said...

Happy birthday my sweet friend! Thank you so much for inviting me to be in your birthday blog hop...it has been so much fun! Hope you're having a wonderful weekend!
Hugs & Blessings,

Anonymous said...

Happy BirthdaySandra. Love the cake and all the decorations. Have a great party.

Tella said...

Yum! That cake looks delicious!

Happy Birthday!


Cyndi S said...

Your decorations are fantastic. I would have never thought the Hannah Montana cartridge would be something I would use but I am loving those butterflies. Happy Birthday.
cstephenson at q dot com

Shawnee said...

What a yummy cake and such wonderful decorations!! Happy Birthday!!


Cynthia Vanderhoek said...

Just finished visiting all the blogs...WOW. I am more than inspired after all that. What a great group of talented ladies that you have participating in this hop. Hope you are having the best birthday yet. Thank you for the opportunity to see so many wonderful crafty projects and the chance to win some good "stuff" too! Ü Cynthia V. vandyzfam@sbcglobal.net

Cathy said...

I am a follower...Happy birthday. I know I am going to love this hop, I love butterflies!! Your cake looks yummy too!
mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

beneta said...

Happy Birthday. Love the butterflies and what you have done with them

Sharon said...

Happy Birthday Sandra!!! Have a fun time at your party tonight!! The decorations are great and that cake looks awesome!!! :)

Yolanda said...

Happy birthday. I am a new follower and new Cricut user. Can't wait to learn from all of you.

cindy said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! Oh all the butterflies are so beautiful!!!

Kim said...

Happy Birthday....your cake is wonderful, looks delicious !


Bunnyfreak said...

Happy Birthday!! Love all butterflies on the cabinet.

nanapuddin said...

Happy birthday! I just love butterflies! So love this hop! Your cake is beautiful! Great prizes! Thanks for the chance to win!
Nanapuddin at wildblue dot net

Jennifer M. said...

Happy Birthday Sandra! I love your theme of butterflies. Twenty-Eight is an awesome age. I should know. That is my age. :) Thanks for the awesome giveaway. Now onto the others!

jmyers0925@yahoo.com (That is a zero after the nine)

Suzy said...

Happy birthday Sarah!! What a way to celebrate. Loving all the butterfly projects. Thanks for hostessing and the chance to win :) I love SM stamps!
Suzy suzyq28024@gmail.com

Mel said...

Happy Birthday.. your cake looks a good as your projects, well done.

Live Love and Scrap said...

Happy Birthday Miss Sandra!!! Lovin the butterfly theme...you have totally inspired me to make decorations for my next Birthday....the big 35!!!!!!!


Josie0602 said...

Happy Birthday!! I love everything you have posted for your celebration. Butterflies are a great theme!

Melissa said...

Such a great butterfly themed party!

dolfnz777 at yahoo dot com

Pixichick said...

Happy Birthday! The butterflies are too cute.

lmkindell1 said...

Love the butterflys.

callyannc said...

happy birthday! Mine was the 24th and I am way older. Thanks for the hop. And I have been a follower too.

Connie J Miller said...

Wow what awesome butterflies. I checked them all out and glad this isn't a voting thing. You ladies are great.

GreenScrap said...

Happy Birthday!!!! I love your projects!! That cake looks incredibly yummy!! TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday. I really like your butterfly theme.

Linda Dale said...

Happy Birthday! Your birthday is on the same day are out anniversary. 44 yrs this yr. What a wonderful day!. Your projects are fabulous, love the butterfly. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win. Already a follower.

'Chelle said...

Happy Birthday!
I love the butterflies you made! :) They look great TFS with us. I hope you had a wonderful birthday


Christy said...

You are such an inspiration to me!!! Love all you do!



pruttybird said...

Happy Birthday!! Great job on the bday decorations. Love the cake!! The butterflies are so adorable :)

pruttybird at comcast dot net

grammiej said...

Happy Birthday!
Yummmmy day for you, love the designs.

Goatmomma said...

Happy Birthday! This is my first blog hop. What a fun idea!


Anonymous said...

Happy birthday. Hope you have a great day--and party. :)

Kards by Kathi said...

Love the idea of a Butterfly hop as I love to do butterflies. Thanks for your great blog and I look forward to receiving your emails for some inspiration. Happy Birthday.

Kards by Kathi said...

Have gone all the way around the blog and am back here. I have subscribed as a follower and by email and am looking forward to your emails to inspire me. thanks for the blog.

Ildi-The craftin mama said...

Hi Sandra, just wanted to let you know that I tried a thousand times to get on Carley's blog to leave a comment but something is wrong!! It will not stay on the page, an error comes up preventing me from looking at her project and from leaving a comment to qualify for the blog candy!!(Carley http://the-real-icarley.blogspot.com/) I will try to get on there before days end! I don;'t want to not qualify!!

Ildi-The Craftin Mama

havinfunwithcards said...

Happy Birthday Sandra, hope you have a great time *<:)

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday! I've never been a big butterfly fan (like on clothes), but LOVE them on papercrafts. Hoping you're having a fabulous day.

Ann Ricks

CA Scrapper said...

Happy Birthday Sandra. Your decorations are gorgeous!!


cascrapper at gmail dot com

Teresa Ciarleglio said...

HappY, happy birthday! Hope it's a good one!

Crafty hugs,

Angie said...

I absolutely love all things butterfly. Great Decorations!!

Maria Matter said...

Wowza, this is all so fabulous!!! absolutely love that embossed banner!
Happy, happy Birthday Sandra!!
hugs & blessings

Debican said...

Yummy, that cake looks so good. I love frosting! Super duper job on your decor. Hugs, Debi

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Happy Birthday! I love your banner, butterflies and that yummy looking cake! Hope your day is fabulous!

Lauren B. said...

All of your projects turned out so cute! Thanks so much for inviting me to participate - I had so much fun! Hope you have had a wonderful birthday!

Jeri said...

I learned about your birthday blog hop from my good friend Mary, at Cardz TV. What a great idea to give yourself a birthday party and make beautiful decorations. Love your butterfly banner and the butterflies on the cupboard. And oh my goodness, that cake just looks delicious. Have a wonderful celebration!

crazyaboutcricut said...

These projects are all GORGEOUS!! I hope you have an amazingly crafty birthday!!!

Bernadet Rodakowski said...

Happy Birthday, and I love that banner! Had fun on the blog hop!

Heather C said...

Happy birthday Sandra! Hope you've had a wonderfully blessed day!

Heather C

Tara said...

Happy Birthday! I love butterflies!

liz at liz's paper loft said...

sandra, happy birthday! thank you so much for having me in your celebration hop! I love what you did, adding the butterflies to the cake!

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Happy Birthday, Sandra!! Your projects are great and your cake looks delicious.
Katsews at gmail dotcom

Vicki said...

Happy BIrthday!! I love anything butterflies and you have some amazing items here..


Amyscats said...

Let them eat cake! That cake looks delish, and your butterflies are a great addition. Love your banner, too!
amylfahnestock at gmail dot com

Monica Flores said...

Happy birthday to you cha cha cha!! Happy birthday to you!!! Cha cha cha, HAppy birthday dear amigaaaaaa!!! Happy birthday to you!!!! I love what you did with the butterflies!! Thank you so much for having me in this amazing hop!! You rock!!

Sugarlips said...

Happy Birthday! The cake looks super yummy. I hope you had a fantastic day.


AmyJRockstar said...

Happy Birthday sweet friend! Wow! Looks like some party! Wish I was there! You did a great job with everything and OMG that cake looks sooo good! Gee, after seeing all those butterflies I want that cart too! I never would have thunk it! LOL Really cool stuff! I'm way late, but I'm off to hop anyways. I work best at night so hope I'm not too late to be entered for some candy. :0)

Be sure to stop by my blog to enter my 500 followers giveaway!

XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
amyjrockstar at gmail dot com

Esther said...

Everything is just lovely!! Happy Birthday!

Maria said...

Happy Birthday!!! Your party decorations are fantastic! TFS

A Creative Journey said...

SO MANY AMAZING IDEAS! I love butterflies.. You have inspired me to create with some this week! LOVE THE CAKE TOO-BRILLIANT! TFS! I am a follower and would be honored if you would check out my blog and become a follower if you already aren't at http://acreativejourneywithmelissa@blogspot.com

Have a wonderful week!

JoAnne said...

Happy Birthday

Glora said...

I have been gone all weekend, but I just wanted to make sure that I wished you a very happy be-lated birthday. Your projects are beautiful and that cake is PERFECT!!! I love it and I hope it was a wonderful day! Hugs- Glora

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