Sunday, June 19, 2011

The Men We Love - Papercraft Star Blog Hop

Hi all and welcome to Papercraft Star's First Anniversary Blog Hop sponsored by Tradefish Designs!!

In celebration of our First Anniversary, and in honor of Father's Day as well, our theme for this Papercraft Star Hop is "For The Men We Love".  Our Design Team has created some fabulous projects that feature stamps from Tradefish Designs, a company devoted to creating stamps with masculine themes, imagery and sentiments. We are especially happy to partner with TradeFish Designs for our Anniversary Hop as both the company and stamp designs are owned by our very own Cecilia Stephens! 

We have a fabulous prize for our Blog Hop randomly selected winner as well; the entire May 2011 Release Bundle of Tradefish Designs Stamps (a $55.00 value!).... to qualify for the prize you will need to do the following:

Be a follower of Papercraft Star.
Be a follower of Tradefish Designs.
Leave a comment at every stop along the hop.

Now on to the our Hop! You should have arrived here from the lovely and talented Kim. If this is your first stop, please head to Papercraft Star to start from the beginning.

Junk Journals and mini albums are all the rage right now, so today I would like to share with you a Junk Journal that I created for my husband for Father's day. To create this journal, I used the Happy Father's Day stamp set by Tradefish designs, some paper, cotton thread, a large needle and an old ABU top!

You will find photos and a video below.
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I used the Happy Father's Day stamp set (TradeFish Designs) to create the gift tag on the front of the journal and for the first entry into the journal.

Still want to know more? Watch the video below.

I hope you enjoyed my project today! Next on the Papercraft Star Anniversary Blog Hop is the talented and super sweet Beth! You have the entire week, June 19 through June 25th, to participate in the hop and leave all your comments. Here is the list of the hop stops - just in case you get lost...

Papercraft Star 
Kim (Previous Stop)
Regan (That's Me!) 
Beth (Next Stop)
Special Notice for Papercraft Star Followers: Use this coupon code the entire month of June to receive 10% off all of your TradeFish Designs purchases! PCSTAR10

Thank you for stopping by!


Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

Regan, can you believe it has been a year since we first started working together at Papercraft Star...the time has certainly gone by quickly and I can't tell you how much your support, care and concern for the blog means to me....not to mention how much you've inspired me and our followers with your designs. I don't spend nearly enough time making sure I stop by here to tell you how much you inspire me personally or how much I appreciate the support you provide at PCS... you totally ROCK girlie and I am so glad we've gotten to be friends over this past year too!! :-)

Amy said...

I love the cammo album, and how clever to put the kids handprints!! That is a treasure! Love It! TFS! :)Amy

Sam Wright said...

This is a fantastic mini and will be treasured for a long time!

♥♥♥Jan ♥♥♥ said...

Oh Regan - you always are my "go-to" darling, always so willing to jump in and do the extra. So many times you have come through, and you never give me any cause for worry. EVER. I don't say thanks enough either.

Your journal is so wonderful, so very very clever. Can't you imagine someone coming across this in 100 years and knowing all the love that went into it. Very special. !!!

Liliana W said...

What a great idea for journal! Such a nice project for a man!! TFS

Just Me said...

Great junk journal Regan. Great way to use those old BDU's, TFS!!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Oh, how awesome is this?!! Love this!! Awesome work!!

Cherie said...

Very cool!! I love the junk journal! Fabulous idea! Thanks for sharing!!!

cherie.goyer at

Kim said...

Very Cool Junk Journal:)

Joan V said...

Regan, this junk journal is totally AWESOME. You have totally inspired me to make not just one, but several of these. I loved the video, thank you and I will be referencing this as I make my first journal. I just love Tradefish stamps and how they are perfect for men. Thanks for sharing your journal. Have a great day.

sonyaeverding said...

Best journal I think I have EVER seen. GREAT IDEA.
I also sent you and email for a couple of the links you referred to in your video.
I'm jst hoppin around on Fathers Day. Thanks

Terry said...

What a wonderful album and so perfect for a guy! Thank you so much for the blog visit! Have a lovely week!

thekolbes said...

WOW what an amazing project. I LOVE it.
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

deedoodle said...

What a great project and tutorial. great blog. New follower

d'une grande ouverture d'esprit said...

Wow is this a great work,
I love the comouflagedesign.
I love the whole work.
Regards creativemaman

Linda Beeson said...

What a fabulous ideas and LOVING how it turned out. So many great details.

Scrap With M said...

OMG I love that book!! I never thought of using camo fabric for an altered book cover. My son would love it! My Hubby too!!

littlen said...

nice project. tfs.

Sue D said...

What a fantastic project! I am glad your husband likes it.

Marg said...

Always love your creations! Thanks for the tutorial and inspiration!

Kathleen said...

oh wow! what a lovely project!
kathleen mc x