Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Gardeners' Digest: January Garden Girl Blog Hop

Welcome to the Gardeners' Digest, a monthly update from the Garden Girls, the design team at Two Peas in a Bucket. We'd love it if you'd visit each of our blogs today to see what's in bloom in the Garden this month. 
With February just a few weeks away (already?), Valentine's Day-themed layouts are sure to be "cropping" up everywhere.  The Garden Girls will have a bunch to share with you in the gallery on February 1!  Here's a peek at my layout: 
I love that this year's Valentine's-themed lines are not limited to the usual pink-and-red fare. In addition to traditional Valentine's Day colors, Crate Paper's Fourteen line contains yellow, blue, and my absolute favorite shade of green (which you can see above), plus a mix of map and ledger patterns.  
Looking through the pages that I have bookmarked from the gallery at Two Peas in a Bucket over the past few weeks, it's clear that my eye has been drawn to layouts that mix neutrals with brights. Here are a few that I am crushing on, big time: 
For more details, check out "Hello My Lovelies" by bronte10, "Happiness & Fun" by magdam, and "Task Party" by Sigmagirl in the gallery at Two Peas.  
(1) These "On Target" stamps from Mama Elephant aren't just great for Valentine's Day pages, but are meant for loving all year round! Just look at those arrows...and that "love" stamp...and that bullseye (which wants painting!).  When a single stamp set gets my wheels spinning like this, there is nothing left to do but make it MINE! 
(2) Here's a peek at what's in my cart at the moment: I've been stocking up on ink pads! The Hero Arts Navy, Ocean, and White dye ink pads were calling my name, and it's also time for me to replace my Versa Mark ink pad so that I can emboss with abandon.  I see mucho stamping in my future!  
(3) BasicGrey's True Love collection has definitely piqued my interest. Just look at those arrows -- and that sheet of patterned paper with woodgrain on one side and ledger paper on the other?  The collection is aptly named, that's for sure. 
(4) I'm also crazy about this Doodlebug Dear Heart Lovebirds paper!  It's terrific as is, but I think I'll cut it into smaller sections and work it into more layouts that way. 
(5) These lovelies are back in stock at Two Peas!  I can't decide which of these Freckled Fawn wood chips shapes I love more, so I'm not forcing myself to choose. They both belong in my stash! 
To thank you for stopping by today, I would love to offer you a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to Two Peas in a Bucket.  To be entered to win, just leave a comment by Sunday, January 27, at 6:00 p.m. Hawaii time.  Don't forget to include your pea name, so that I can contact you via pea mail if you win.  

Onward!  The next stop on the blog hop is Garden Girl Marcy Penner. You can also start from the beginning by going to the Two Peas in a Bucket blog.  Happy hopping! 

66 comments:

  1. Love 2peas blog hops! Thanks for the chance to win! My cart is really full, so the gift would help a lot:))) AnyaL

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  2. Nice arrow stamp set!
    Thanks for the chance.
    (drakumel)

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  3. I really love all the Valentine's stuff this year!

    Deedy on 2peas

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  4. Ooooo love that paper: ledger + woodgrain ='s love in my book :)

    Thanks for the chance to win.

    Have a Blessed day ~~ dawn

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  5. This is my first Garden Girls blog hop and I'm in love! I, too, am drooling over the Freckled Fawn wood chips. I need all of them! Thanks for the opportunity to win a gift certificate! Looking forward to 2013 with you ladies!
    2Peas Username: SWEETly Made

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  6. This is my first "Garden Hop" as well, really enjoying it, and love the wood grains, they are sitting in my cart.... I am TRYING to be good LOL :) Would much appreciate the gift! MY "pea name" is smashbookcrackbook btw, Hope to win :) Love your blog and am now following!

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  7. Love your sneak peek!!!

    peaname: AndreaWiebe

    Thank you!

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  8. I can't wait to see your layout! And my wish list is overflowing after CHA, so the GC would help! Thanks for the chance to win!
    margievis

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  9. I see you are loving the arrow trend too! I am totally digging that!

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  10. Love your sneaks. Thanks for the chance to win. (zgagi)

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  11. great sneak - can't wait to see the full picture.

    thanks for the chance to win.

    juliee181

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  12. thank you for chance! cute stuff!

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  13. I love all your projects!! Can't wait to see the next one.
    Love those cute arrows!
    2peas name: olatz

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  14. I just saved those same two basic grey valentines papers in my cart! love them!
    pea name valechula

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  15. Love the wooden arrows and stamp set! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Pea name: cvasallo

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  16. I love the wooden speech bubbles. I need to head over to the store because they were gone when I tried to get them. I could only get the arrows. Great post today. love the inspirations you chose.
    2peas: lpeeps

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  18. I love your product picks! Thanks for the giveaway!

    aworkman

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  19. I love that ME stamp set, just used it on a layout. Great picks! Thanks for the chance to win! 2peas: mprantner

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  20. Ooh...I could SO use a gift certificate! :) jbhood

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  21. Excited to see your stamping! Really enjoyed your video! Looking forward to more..

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  22. Love giveaways!! :)
    Two Peas ID: mariangeles_spain

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  23. Awesome sneaks. Love that stamp by Mama Elephant as well! Thanks for the chance. thearthurz

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  24. I love the stitching details of your sneak peek layout. Thank you for this wonderful giveaway opportunity.
    Jean

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  25. I always enjoy your posts. Those two little doggies are so cute! aloha, 2Ps name, gleestormont

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  26. There many lovely valentine's collections at the store. I have like 30 ítem on my cart you prize will help me a lot thanks.

    My Pea user: garlandandrea

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  27. great sneaks! can't wait to see the whole layout :-)

    2peas = rtimmons

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  28. I am loving that arrow stamp set as well.

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  29. Love the stamps, Thanks for a chance to win

    Fleursbydesign

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  30. It would be wonderful to win a gift certificate toward some scrapping goodies from Two Peas...podner

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  31. Can't wait to see the whole page of your sneak peek! I'd love to bring home a few of the items on my wishlist. Thanks for a chance! ~machellenelson6

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  32. Your layout peak looks really cute, I too like having other colors in the Valentines Day lines.

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  33. Jill, I just love your work, I find so much inspiration from it. Thank you for the opportunity to win a seat in this class!

    KatyLouWho

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  34. Great inspiration - and yes, the Mama elephant stamp set is to die for!
    Pea Name: adogslife13

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  35. Thanks for the chance to win! Those stamps are too cute!! - stinkydudette

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  36. I love your picks! Thanks for the chance to win!

    2peas: CristinaC

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  37. I love blog hops! Username: GrandmaQ

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  38. Sounds like so much fun! Username- moadibp2 Thanks!

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  39. Oh! I think I'm gonna need those wooden arrows!

    scrap_crzy

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  40. What a fun giveaway! I'm kshenkar:)

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  41. Thanks for sharing your likes and your inspiration! I do like those target stamps, as well as the wood products! I think I'm in trouble. ;)
    Cynthia/soccerwidow on 2peas

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  42. Love the sneak! And so many things that clearly need to jump in MY cart. ;) CyndeeBK

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  43. Loving the Freckled Fawn veneers & your sneak looks awesome! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  44. Thanks for a chance to win.
    rlw1954

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  45. Love the wood veneers and stamps too!!
    lucynewton

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  46. Oh my - I love all your product selections. I think they are all must haves!

    Journey into Cardmaking sounds like such a great class. Would love to win a spot. Thanks for the chance to win! username: sassiescrapper

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  47. Thanks for the chance to win,
    jan509 at 2Peas

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  48. thanks for the chance to win
    jan509 at 2Peas

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  49. Can't wait to see what's grown in the garden for St. Valentine's Day.

    My peaname is OCLittleFlower.

    Thanks for the chance. :)

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  50. love the new products. thanks for the shot at winning
    pea name: Strawbs
    Thanks so much!

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  51. Love the papers and layouts, Thanks for the chance to win!

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  52. Great sneak! Thanks for the chance to win!
    2peas: marshatf

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  53. I put some of the mid tone Hero Arts ink pads in my cart too and the BG true Love pattern paper is already on it's way to me. Love all your picks and your sneak...Crates Fourteen line will be added to my cart next!

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  54. Love the papers by Basic Grey and I'm also loving your top picks.

    Thanks for the chance to win.

    2peas: cutiephinphin

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  55. These peeks are killing me, can't wait to see what the gg team have to inspire in Feb

    JoanneW

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  56. I spy hearts on your sneak! Loving that stamp set and those wood chip shapes!

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  57. Thanks for the chance user name ~Crystal~

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  58. Great sneak peek! I can't wait to see your project. You are so inspiring. Thanks for a chance to win!

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  59. You gave a great sneak peek! thanks for all that

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  60. I really love those wood veneer arrows too! Thanks for the chance to win ~ I'm SusanB722 on TwoPeas.

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  61. Love this day of the month! Can't wait to see all new releases! And the class sounds like a lot of fun! 2Peas username: Sparklin Thanks for a chance!

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  62. Love the new releases! The class looks awesome-thanks for the giveaway! (shutterbugaboo)

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  63. Love your sneak peek and can't wait to see it in the gallery! I'm loving all the new Valentine's papers in the shop! - sheltieluvr

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  64. I'm loving those wood arrows! Can't wait to see everyone's full layouts. ( ScrappingPT)

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