Saturday, December 15, 2012

Reason for the Season Blog Hop

Welcome to the "Reason For the Season" blog hop. We're happy to have you all here with us today to celebrate the reason for the season. Each blogger will have their own interpretation of their reason for the season, and I hope that you find loads of creative inspiration along the way. 

We have an amazing line up of crafty ladies, as well as a generous amount of  awesome sponsors to help make this blog hop an amazing one!!

**To be eligible to win any of the giveaways in the hop today, you will need to comment on each blog in the hop and become a follower of all blogs in the hop as well. It is not a requirement, but I do kindly ask you to show our sponsors lots of love on their blogs and/or Facebook fan pages thanking them for their generosity in sponsoring this hop. I will have a link below to each sponsor's store, as well as their blog and Facebook fan page if applicable.**

I want to thank ALL of our sponsors so very much for their generosity. I appreciate each and every sponsor we have today and thank them a million times over!

Here are our AMAZING sponsors!!  It's a long list! 

Peachy Keen 
PK has sponsored a face stamp package ($25 value) 
PK Store - Click HERE
PK Blog - Click HERE
PK Fan Page - Click HERE

Timeless Twine
Timeless Twine has spnosored a 100 yd party pack
Timeless Twine Store: Click HERE
Timeless Twine Blog: Click HERE
Timeless Twine Fan Page: Click HERE

Unity Stamp Co. 
Unity has sponsored 10 Itty Bitty stamps
I'm doing 2 winners (5 stamps each)
Unity Store: Click HERE
Unity Blog: Click HERE
Unity Fan Page: Click HERE

Pazzles has sponsored a tool kit (1 winner)
Pazzles Website: Click HERE
Pazzles Fan Page: Click HERE

Xyron has sponsored 2 mega runners - 2 winners
Xyron Store: Click HERE
Xyron Fanpage: Click HERE

Make the Cut 
Make the Cut has sponsored one a copy of their program (1 winner)
MTC Website: Click HERE 
MTC Fan Page: Click HERE 

Pink by Design 

Pink by Design has sponsored a stamp set to 1 winner 
PBD Store - Click HERE
PBD Blog - Click HERE
PBD Fan Page - Click HERE

3 Girl Jam 
3 Girl Jam has sponsored a $15 GC to their store. 
3GJ Store - Click HERE
3GJ Blog - Click HERE
3GJ Fan Page - Click HERE

The Beary Scrap
The Beary Scrap has sponsored a prize package. 
TBS Store: Click HERE
TBS Fan Page: Click HERE
TBS Blog: Click HERE

Jen Shorey
Jen sponsored this stamp set (1 winner)
Jen's Blog: Click HERE

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs 
LSHD sponsored a $20 GC to her store (1 winner)
LSHD Website: Click HERE
LSHD Fan Page: Click HERE

Bugaboo Digital Stamps
Bugaboo has sponsored 10 images to one winner
Bugaboo Store: Click HERE


Gel-a-tins prize to be determined by Gel-a-tins
Store: Click HERE
Fan Page: Click HERE

The Scrapbooking Queen

TSQ Blog - Click HERE

My Creative Time
MCT has sponsored a super cute stamp set (1 winner)
MCT Store: Click HERE
MCT Fan Page: Click HERE
MCT Blog: Click HERE

Scrapadoodles Scrapbooking 
Scrapadoodles sponsored this super cute stack (1 winner)
Scrapadoodles Fan Page: Click HERE

Kristi W. Designs 

Kristi W Designs has spnosored a $25 GC to her store (1 winner)
KWD Store: Click HERE
KWD Fan Page: Click HERE

Your Next Stamp
YNS sponsored a stamp set (1 winner)
YNS Store: Click HERE
YNS Blog: Click HERE
YNS Fan Page: Click HERE

Charms 24/7
24/7 Charms donated this awesome set above (1 winner) 
24/7 FB Group - Click HERE

Lucy  - Close to my Heart Consultant
Lucy has sponsored some fun Glitter Gels (1 winner)
Lucy's CTMH website: Click HERE 
Lucy's Blog: Click HERE 
Lucy's Fan Page: Click HERE

Scraptastical Kreations 
SK $20 GC to the store (1 Winner) 
SK Website: Click HERE
SK Fan Page: Click HERE

NOW... let's get on to the hop!!!

Here is the complete line up:

Jen - You are HERE

If you're coming from Jeannine's blog, then you're on the right track. If you just happened to stop by my blog today, be sure to head on back to Kristy's blog and hop from the beginning.

I created this recipe album, that I plan to give to my Mother-in-Law for Christmas! I used really sweet gingerbread cutting files from Scraptastical Kreations and an adorable digi from Bugaboo Digi Stamps!

Now it's time for you to head on over to Cathie's blog

Thank you so much for hopping along with us today, and we all hope that you were filled with loads of Christmas joy, as well as loads of inspiration!


  1. Just stopping by to thank you for sponsoring the blog hop over at Scraptastical Kreations.


  2. I am unable to see your project but, I am happy to follow your blog:)

  3. I love this project! The shape is a cool idea.

  4. Your album is adorable! And giving to her for a gift is a great idea. I'm sure she'll love it.


  5. OMG how cute is this...great Job Jen..I love it!!!


  6. Ubber cuteness!! I love this, Jen!! Thanks for being in this hop with us today! : )


  7. Oh wow!!! This is so Cute!!! Love how it came out!! TFS!! I am a new follower here!! Happy Holidays!!

    ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com

  8. Great job Jen!!! Love it!

  9. Love your album!
    <3 Pam

  10. Oh this is so scraplifted..:) Fantastic job..

  11. This is absolutely adorable! I LOVE it! Very creative! What did you use to create the template for the apron? Great job Jen!

  12. What a great idea! i love it. Thanks for sharing


  13. OMG I LOVE it! That is so cute and what a great gift that would make. Great job! TFS I'm one of your newest followers:)

  14. Is that adorable, or what? I never would have even thought of something like this! You are the cleverest!

  15. Your recipe album is too cute! I love it! Thanks so much for sharing and I'm also a new follower. :)


  16. this is soo awesome!!! I love it! great idea!


  17. WOW, what a great album!! Fantastic job!!

  18. I love your album! Just signed up to follow your blog. Would love for you to follow me.


  19. That is just a perfect gift for a cookie swap love it :) hugs Nikki C

  20. This is such a clever idea.. I love the apron cuts with the pockets! I'm a new follower.. Thanks for sharing and Merry Christmas! :)

  21. Aww, very cute mini album, love all the pockets.
    Thanks for sharing!
    cleosan52 at yahoo dot com

  22. Oh My Lord... this is sooooooooo cute!!! OMGosh, I LOVE IT!!! Great project :))

  23. Goodness girl, that is just so stinking cute!!! I can tell that you put alot of time and thought into your design. That little gingerbread man is adorable. Your MIL is going to love it. :-)

    westfamily at mlode dot com

  24. This is just awesome! I love it and would love it as a gift. ♥ Jamie at CraftyGirl21

  25. aw how fantastically cute is this. totally love your project, thanks for sharing

  26. This is too cute and a very nice gift idea.

  27. This is adorable! My favorite holiday project so far on the hop! So fun and whimsical which is one of my favorite things to see this time of year! Thanks for sharing!

  28. Your mother-in-law is going to love her gift! Great recipe book!

  29. oh my heck! this is so cute!!!! CallyAnn

  30. Love shaped cards and love that this is a album. Just awesome!

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

  31. Love love your album!!! I'm sure your mother-in-law is going to love it!! Thanks for sharing.... Greetings from Swakopmund Namibia AFRICA :-)

  32. Absolutely love your apron album! So clever of you! And those adorable gingerbread men just bring a smile to me!
    She will so love it!