Hello Scrappers & welcome to Lets Scrap Blog Hop

This HOP is now CLOSED. 
The lucky winner from my blog is .... DESIRE FOURIE. Aaaand, Kristi of www.kristidailey.com DONATED the prize! How cool is that!
For a full list of the 50x winners go to THIS PAGE
 
I am so excited to be one of the 50 Lets Scrap (http://letsscrap.ning.com) hosts! I have been an active member for over a year now, and what a fun and inspiring network of scrappers this is!
If you came here from Debby de Wilde (drdewilde.blogspot.com)  then you are in the RIGHT place (I am #7 on the hop), and you have arrived in PRETORIA, South Africa!










 If not, Mindi Brown http://scrapchat-n-coffeetalk.blogspot.com/ has the hop order to help you find your way.

Soooo, how is this hop working? Well, EACH of the 50 hosts will be giving away a randomly drawn prize, but on each blog you also have  TWO chances to win that prize!

Here is the RAK (prize) that I am offering - DONATED by Kristi Dailey Store

A $10 GIFT CERTIFICATE from KRISTIDAILEY's whimsical graphics store, to shop at your heart's content, and your choice of downloadable items!! Do yourself a favour and pop into her store at http://kristidailey.com and look at the most amazing clipart and digistamps  that can be used on your cards or scrapbooking pages.

RULES FOR THE HOP AND ENTRIES FOR THE RANDOM DRAW
1. *Be or become a member of Let’s Scrap, which you can do by clicking here http://letsscrap.ning.com/ . It is free, easy and fast.
2. *Be or become a follower of my blog
3. *Leave me a comment about the hop
AND if you want a 2nd entry in the draw .....
4. *, MAKE A CARD from the sketch I have posted here, and upload it to the gallery at Let’s Scrap with the following TAG (very important!) .... 11-16-11,  LEAP7 (PS there is 1 space after the comma, and LEAP must be in capitals).
5. *Leave a comment with a link to your card on Let’s Scrap.

The LETS SCRAP sketch I am showcasing for the hop, and my card I made using this sketch. 
 

The hop ends at 11:59 pm Central Standard time February 29th, which you can track with the clock on the main page of Let’s Scrap.
Thanks for visiting my blog.

Your next stop will be the talented Keely Yowler at 

Comments

  1. I love your snowman, way too cute!!!
    Thanks for hosting!
    Mindi

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  2. Such a fun card!!

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  3. You chose a great sketch and make a greater card, Margaret! Nicely done!

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  4. Love the snowman!
    I should be sleeping right now! But so hooked to looking at the blogs in the hop! :P

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  5. Wow South Africa! My first time...I think! I love your card. Thanksfor the chance to win the wonderful goodies!

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  6. Thanks for doing your part in this HUGE hop, I truly appreciate it! Your sample card is so darn cute!!!!

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  7. I like that snowman card. and what a pretty picture of the city .

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  8. My hometown Beautiful Jakaranda Stad. Love your snowman. This is my second time I am hopping along with Let's Scrap, just love it!
    Have fun!
    Hugs
    Rachelle

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  9. Love your wintery snowman! What nice blog candy too!

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  10. Hello fellow SA crafter - I love that people from all the corners of earth will unite with this one challenge! Awesome!!!!

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  11. So excited that the blog has finally started, being in Australia (also from SA originally), I am like 15 hours ahead of you girls and have been waiting an extra day.. now I wake up this morning bright and early and can FINALLY start playing with.. yipeee... thank you for all the hard work.. you girls are doing a great job ! I just love your example card and Debby has been doing a great job on the card sketches.. wow, how busy is she !!!
    Have been a member of Let's Scrap forever and am a member of your blog (which is awesome) ! (lol) AND will be making a card soon and will post link here.
    Hugs, Michelle van Wyk

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  12. Thank you so much for hosting the Let's Scrap blog hop.
    I love how you used the paint on your snowman and outlined him and also love the glitter and embossing.

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  13. Your card is amazing, Margaret! Love your diecutting, embossing, glitter and inking! Very creative!
    I am a long-term member of LS, and I have become a follower of your blog.
    Thanks so much for being one of the hosts of this amazing hop, and allowing the members to have another month-long love affair with scrapping a lot of stuff!
    And I love that you posted where you are and that beautiful photo...hope to travel there some day!

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  14. Love the little snowman on your card! I've been a member of LS, and I've joined your blog =) Thanks for being on of the hosts...this will be such a fun hop!

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  15. Such a pretty card. Love it!!!
    My thought about this hop is...AWESOME. I got to hop to South Africa and anywhere around the world. It's totally awesome and priceless. Thanks.

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  16. So sparkly! I love the shading on the snowman!
    I am a follower and a LS member.

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  17. I am a new follower and a member of Let's Scrap. I am enjoying visiting all the participating blogs. A few I am already familiar with, but some are new. thanks for hosting a stop on the blog.

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  18. Ahhhh! I love that little snowman! Great card!! Thanks for being a hostess! I look forward to following you! :)

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  19. Very cute card, love the snowman!
    janiceaeschliman.blogspot.com

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  20. Margy, Just love the snowman card...Snowmen are one of my weaknesses...:) I am a member of LS and a follower of your blog. I think this hop is going to be such a great time...for an entire month! woo hoo! So much fun to be had and new faces to meet! :)

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  21. Hi Margaret. This is my first time visit here. I have become a Follower and am already a member of Lets Scrap. It is wonderful to meet another fellow South African here in Blogland. Pretoria use to be home town for a decade. At the moment we reside in Fourways, Johannesburg. Loving your aerial pic of the Jakaranda City. I love your creations and your take on the sketch for the blog hop is gorgeous. Would love to see you as a Follower over at www.desiref.blogspot.com
    Hugs
    Desire

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  22. I love this sketch and the blog hop is so exciting. Your card is beautiful.

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  23. Here's my card
    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/thank-you-13?context=user

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  24. Great choice of sketch and I love you card. This hop is going to be so much fun and I intend to get 50 cards made - somehow....

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  25. Margaret, love your snowman card!
    I am a DT member @ Let Scrap and a follower on your blog.
    Thank you for being a host in this blog hop! ;-)
    Planning on getting a lot of cards done...phew, I have the rest of the month....!!

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  26. Nice interpretation of the sketch! And like your blog!

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  27. Hi Margaret, Love your blog and I have become a follower. I'm also a member of Let's Scrap.
    WOW!, You made such a pretty card!
    About the hop? Well I do not know whether I will be able to finish all, but I will participate as much as I can.

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  28. I'm a member of Let's Scrap and just love doing this hop...hope I can finish all the cards...and thanks for the inspiration. Just luv it!!!

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  29. Love your snowman and how he sparkles, great card! lovin this hop, so much FUN! member of LS and now your blog :)

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  30. What an awesome take on the sketch, Margy! Your project is so beautiful, filled with umpteen awesome elements! Thanks for sharing.
    jen Leeflang
    DURBAN
    SOUTH AFRICA

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  31. Oooooooh Keely! I love the photo of South Africa that you have posted! So nice to meet you here during the blog hop! I love your blog - it's adorable, and so is your card!!!! TFS! I am very happy to have gotten to meet a fellow scrapper and new friend for across the globe!

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  32. I love that I am getting to see new blogs during this hop. I joined your blog today and I am already a member of LS. Your sketch is wonderful.

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  33. I was so surprised to see a beautiful picture of Pretoria with the jacarandas n the background, a little bit home for me as I now live in the uk . I joined to site today. Lovely to be part of the hop xxx

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  34. This sketch was fun. When I saw the border-I knew which stamp I wanted to use. HOpe you like it: http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/good-luck-2?context=user

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  35. your little snowman would melt here in Ballito today. Hope you are having fun wih the blog.
    am a follower and a Let's Scrap DT
    Wilna
    http://scrappinpreciousmoments.blogspot.com/

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  36. This is such a pretty sketch. I can't wait to use it!!! Enjoying the blog hop so far and seeing so many beautiful projects.

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  37. The snowman card is awesome!

    Enjoying the blog and was extremely surprised to see the Jacaranda Trees as I am originally also from Pretoria! Have been living in Mauritius for the past 8 years but can't wait to go back home.

    I am a member of Lets Scrap and have just signed up to follow your blog.

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  38. I'm really glad I wandered into this hop. I'm really finding lots of good inspitation.

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  39. Thanks for offering such a great prize for the blog hop...I am having tons of fun looking at all the awesome creations!

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  40. Hi Margaret ... Your blog looks GREAT!! Your card is really wonderful. I love your RAK!!

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  41. I've decided to make a layout instead of a card! You can see it here in the LS gallery!

    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/beautiful-blessing?context=latest

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  42. Great sketch to work with.. have created my card and posted to Let's Scrap and to my blog:

    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/11-16-11-friends?context=latest

    http://homespunscrap.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/leap-blog-hop-card-14.html

    hugs, Michelle van Wyk

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  43. Good morning from Canada's east coast.
    Love the look of your blog, the little girl on the swing is adorable.
    I am a follower of your blog and a DT member at Let's Scrap. Hopping over to LS now to post my take on your host sketch. Thanks so much for being one of the hosts for this great blog hop.

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  44. Posted my take on your host sketch, here is the link to the card at the LS gallery:
    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/xmas-gift?context=user

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  45. Attention ... luv_2_scrap ... please email me at compugen-at-netactive-dot-co-dot-za. You were my 100th follower and I have a little gift for you!

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  46. Whooop-whooop! Congratulations luv_2_scrap!!!

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  47. Hi Margaret, LEAP 7 Done and dusted :-)
    Here's the link:

    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/11-16-11-leap-7

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  48. Hi Margaret, I am your newest follower and already at Let's Scrap... hope you visit me too! Your card is really cute, love all the sparkles! I am having a blast on this wonderful Hop... thanks for being a part of it!
    Crafty Hugs from Minnesota USA,
    Pendra
    pendrasplace.blogspot.com
    pendrah at comcast dot net

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  49. Pretty work in white. Lovely snowman and glitters. Awesome embossing too!

    ppc marketing

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  50. I love your snowman! I will need to get my thinking cap on again for this sketch!

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  51. Margaret, herewith the link to my card with this sketch:http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/11-16-11-leap7-blog?context=user
    ta, Elizna

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  52. I am now a follower of your blog and am a member of LS. I love your card. Thanks for doing the hop.

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  53. Coming back to leave the link to my card. Again, thanks for hosting. http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/leap7?context=user

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  55. Hi, Margo, am back for a second time for a second chance to win your sweet blog candy! Here is the link to my layout in the Let's Scrap Gallery:
    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/aidan-s-journey?context=latest

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  56. I am now following... I really enjoyed the blog hop... managed to create all 50 cards in three days.
    My card can be found here...http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/leap07?context=album&albumId=2186252%3AAlbum%3A721653

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  57. Love your town photo! It reminds mine, also in the south, Porto Alegre, Brazil! We have the same trees with those beautiful flowers that bloom in November. Great card, love all that glitter. Thanks!

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  58. I made a card with your sketch:
    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/dd-2-v-day-11-16-11-leap7?context=user

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  59. Thanks for the heads up about my link.... try this one http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/leap07?context=user

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  60. That is a cute snowman!!!!! I'm having so much fun with this blog hop, it was a great idea!

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  61. I am a follower of your blog and also a member of LS. My card can be seen here: http://api.ning.com/files/KFDQSDItodrnFNVga55cms00IJESlKon7LKRACtbjdF9RdcuOLqsETiukPRpIsk8eNFSR-*ZfV5CM7nDwEJWL86iQhwLHReS/LEAP7.jpg?width=500&height=489

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  62. What a cute card, my fellow hop host! I am following and a member... and hope to try out that sketch!

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  63. Hi, I am back for a second chance to win your lovely giveaway. Here's the link to my card in the gallery.

    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/leap7-2?context=user

    Hugs
    Rachelle
    http://crafti.blogspot.com

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  64. Hi Margy, I am back to let you know that I have made a card with the sketch on your stop. I think you might like to take a look at it in the LS gallery here : http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/mardi-gras-margi?context=user
    (wink-wink)
    Love
    Jen Leeflang
    Durban
    South Africa

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  65. Hi Margaret, Having so much fun with this card hop! Here is the link to my card on the Let's Scrap gallery.

    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/11-16-11-leap7?context=latest

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  66. Hi Margaret..already a member at LS and have just joined you lovely blog. Your cards and other creations are stunning.TFS
    I am reall enjoying this blog hop...first time ever.
    Christine from MAuritius

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  67. Hi..back again with the link to my card at LS.
    Had fun on this one. Thanks.
    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/11-16-11-leap7-1?context=user

    Hope this works..

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  68. http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/it-s-your-day-leap7?context=latest
    Here is my tak e on your sketch. Thanks

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  69. I LOVE this hop. The card making is fun, quick and uses up those scraps that we all accumulate.
    I love it

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  70. Hi Margaret, back again with the link to my card in the LS gallery. Thank you for the great hop and the chance to win your goodies

    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/enjoy-leap7?context=user

    Thanks

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  71. I'm really enjoying the hop so far even though I'm seriously behind on making the cards! I love being able to see so many different blogs that I never knew existed!!

    Laura Alberts
    lauraspeaceofmind.blogspot.com

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  72. Hi There, I'm a new follower and here is the link to my card http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/bundle-of-joy-11-16-11-leap7?context=user :)

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  73. Oh I love, love, love your card! It is 2 cute! I am a new follower!

    Hugs,
    Chriss

    ameica57@comcast.net
    www.chrissandlou.blogspot.com

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  74. I a trying to catch up with the blog. Still to make a card with your sketch, but at least I am now a follower!

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  75. Wow, I love your card, that snowman is so cute and glittery! TFS.

    Debbie B.
    workinscrappinmomof4.blogspot.com

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  76. Here is the link to my card for Leap 7. I am slowly getting cards made! LOL!!!
    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/we-know-what-you-would-like?context=latest

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  77. Hi, I'm back with my link http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/leap7-3/next?context=user. Loved the blog hop but it will take a miracle for me to get all 50 cards done. I'm known as Sharon-Lee Coetzer on Let's Scrap.

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  78. Here is the link to my card for Leap 7http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/sweatheart

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  79. http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/11-16-11-leap7-2?context=user, hi there, here is the link to my card for your part of the hop.
    take care
    Wilna

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  80. Hopping back in with the link to my card over in the LS gallery, and to thank you again for hosting this blog site during the hop!

    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/leap7-happy-easter/next?context=latest

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  81. Hello!

    Here's my card:

    http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/dragonfly-miss-you-leap-7?context=user

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  82. I love your card! I really like all the glitter you used and the different muted colors! Thanks so much for hosting!

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  83. beautiful card you have created. your new follower and already become member there.

    http://ilovecreativity-bhawana.blogspot.com/

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  84. Ok this really was fun!!! Here is my link ... http://letsscrap.ning.com/photo/11-16-11-2?context=user

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