S.W.A.T. Red White and Blue Blog Hop

Welcome to the first
S.W.A.T Design Team Blog Hop!

Today S.W.A.T is welcoming the new design team with a Blog Hop & Challenge. I’m so excited to finally be able to announce that I’m now a part of this talented group of ladies and look forward to sharing projects and new techniques with you! 😀 If you are not joining us from the S.W.A.T. blog, please CLICK HERE to begin the hop.

For our first challenge we were given this color palette:

Here’s my example for the challenge:


Little Yellow Bicycle Saturdays papers, stickers, chipboard, overlay, pins, tickets
Webster’s Pages trims (Yacht Club, All About Me and Spring Market)
Prima masks
Modeling paste
Golden course pumice gel
Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magicals
Distress Ink

So now its up to you to create something using the colors Red White & Blue and link it up at S.W.A.T for a chance to win this pretty, Pink Paislee prize pack.

All entries must be received by July 28th 11:59PM EST


Now remember the rules for playing! You MUST be a follower of each S.W.A.T Girl’s blog and leave a comment on each blog
You MUST also be a follower of the S.W.A.T blog.
You must email your quote answer to: swatscrappygirl@gmail by Monday July 1st at 11:59PM EST for a chance to win one of the highly coveted, completely sold out, warehouse box kits by Webster’s Pages, which was generously donated to S.W.A.T for our hop by Brandin O’neill (I just adore this woman!).

This kit has a retail value of $131 and is filled with 25 sheets of their fabulous papers (there’s even 6 sheets of their mid-season release, Citrus Squeeze), 2 book markers, 14 sparklers and/or whimsies, fabric tickets, quick picks, 3 sheets of stickers, a 6×6 perfect motif paper pad, pin block w/pins, a flower pack, 3 journaling card sets, 4 trim packs (which includes new releases!!!), 4 of their new washi tapes, and 12 new release mini bags from New Beginnings and Modern Romance! You can read more about this amazing kit here on their website: Warehouse Box Kit

***Added BONUS challenge from me:****

If you incorporate any type of masking or stenciling on your project, leave a comment on this post on my blog with a link to your project. One randomly chosen winner will receive this fun prize pack full of Creative Imaginations Studio Basics 101 summery goodies from me personally:

This kit includes 12 papers (2 each of 6 designs). 4 of the designs are single sided because they are glittered specialty papers. 2 of the designs are double sided papers. Also included: 12×12 sticker sheet, 5×12 sticker sheet, epoxy stickers and 1 packet of 69 diecuts. For your chance to win this great kit, don’t forget to complete the red, white and blue challenge and link it to the sidebar on the SWAT site by July 28th 11:59 pm EST, incorporate some type of masking or stenciling (store bought or homemade/improvised stenciling accepted) on you project. Then post a link to your project in the comments here! 😀

Now head on over to ***LISA’S BLOG*** and check out what she has in store for you! And just incase you get lost here is the lineup.

Alison Day

Becci Manies


Claude Campeau

Deborah Johnson

***you are here —> Doris Widder <— you are here***

Lisa Peeples

Michele Kosciolek

Nicole Laha

Nicolle Kramer

Venetia Holbrook

Lanette Erickson


22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. kath White
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 08:49:07

    I had to search for the comment box. I am sooo use to it being on the bottom of the page!! lol I really love this layout. It made me want to join in on the fun.

    • dlwidder
      Jun 29, 2013 @ 08:58:09

      Thank you for the lovely comment! Hope you have fun on the hop and play along w/our red, white and blue challenge! Good luck! 😀

  2. Jackie Edwards
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 09:39:33

    Super fun layout!! Love your masking!!

  3. Michele (by belle)
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 10:29:18

    LOVE the ribbon!! Looking forward to a great term!!

  4. Nicolle Kramer
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 11:11:01

    What a fun layout! Awesome background techniques! Super excited to be on the team with you! xoxoxo

  5. Buffy Esser
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 11:11:12

    Oh wow this is just beautiful,I love the masking!

  6. Patricia F.
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 11:28:23

    Such a great layout! I really love how you divided your page with the borders!

  7. jean marmo
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 13:11:33

    I am a new follower Doris although I also get your emails! Super cute layout! You do amazing work!

  8. mjmarmo
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 13:12:21

    I am a new follower although I do aleady get your email. Super cute layout! You do amazing work!

  9. Chelsea
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 13:48:56

    Great work, love a multiple photo page!

  10. Joefil Cate
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 14:55:23

    I am your new follower Doris, I love you layout, just beautiful!

  11. Tracy Rhodes
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 15:17:39

    Love your ribbons work!!

  12. Scrappin' Diva - Cindy B
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 17:16:07

    Great use of all 3 colors to showcase this wonderful LO!

  13. Angela A
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 21:01:33

    I am a new follower and I love your sweet red white and blue page! Really cute!!!

  14. blueyedscrapper
    Jun 30, 2013 @ 06:50:03

    That is a gorgeous layout—love the masking!

  15. Laura G. Turcotte (@blueyedscrapper)
    Jun 30, 2013 @ 06:54:31

    Beautiful layout—love the masking!

  16. Terri Szymanski
    Jun 30, 2013 @ 21:04:37

    So cute love the layout it is just darling. Great job.

  17. Katherine Clayton
    Jun 30, 2013 @ 23:43:19

    Wow . . . what a GREAT layout! Love the making and all the little detail you have incorporated into it! Congrats on making the DT . . . can’t wait to see what else you do! (Am a new follower, too. )

  18. Debbie aka Scrapenabler
    Jul 01, 2013 @ 01:22:14

    Such a cute layout.

  19. Deborah Johnson
    Jul 01, 2013 @ 10:38:01

    You are just soooooo talented!!! Glad to be on the DT with you!!!

  20. Venetia Holbrook
    Jul 01, 2013 @ 14:52:07

    This is so lovely! I adore the embellishments on this. I’m so glad to get to play with you on SWAT!

  21. Nicole Laha
    Jul 02, 2013 @ 15:27:56

    Gorgeous! Love your use of ribbon on the layout! Happy to be apart of the SWAT team with you 🙂

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