Monday, August 15, 2011

eCraft Back to School Blog Hop

Welcome to the

All of the fabulous designers on this hop are showing you a BACK TO SCHOOL project using the Fabulous and versatile eCraft.

 I just want to personally thank all of the girls for being a part of this hop. I appreciate and respect all of these girls and their AMAZING talents. Thank you again girls for being in this hop with me. ;) Trust me you will not be disappointed.
Here are my projects for the hop. Not everyone did multiple projects but I did because I had some free time ;)

For the first project I decided to make a teacher treat bag. When I saw this file I had to have it. So here it is.
(Click on the image to see it enlarged)

Here's a list of What was used:
Ecraft- Miss Karen's Back to School Bags SVG Kit
Ink- Basic Black and real red (Stampin' Up)
Embellishments- Red twine
Stamps- Our Teachers
Tools- Big shot, spellbinder dies
Paper- all the paper is from my stash
Adhesive- ATG liquid adhesive and dimensionals

(Click on the image to see it enlarged)

I decided to make a teacher sign that any teacher can put on their desk. It is actually a board book so there is room for photos or signatures etc. Lucky for me all of the kiddos have female teachers this year! SCORE!!!!

Here is a list of what I used:
Ink- Basic Black from Stampin Up!
Embellishments- handmade flowers, half pearls (Basic Grey), Liquid Pearls, and Butterfly charm
Stamps- Birthday Bash, Smiling Daisies
Tools- Crop-a-dile
Paper- Stampin Up
Adhesive- ATG and liquid adhesive
*Here is a list of all the designers on the hop in case you get lost along the way.

*Okay so you probably want to know what you can win, right? As some of you may have heard from this hop, this amazing eCraft machine that we are all using is created by This company is really amazing, their customer service is fabulous and the products are top notch. Well when they heard about our hop they decided to giveaway (1) One eCraft to (1) One lucky winner; color may vary.

1.)    Please leave one comment here on my blog (Only one comment will be qualify per person, additional comments will not count.) This applies to all of the blogs along the way please leave one comment on each girls blog along the way. Each comment will be one entry into the main drawing.
2.)    Stop by eCraft’s facebook page to see more awesome projects and tutorials. Like them and tell them the eCraft blog hop sent you.
3.)    Also become a follower of my blog if you aren't already and leave one comment here with your contact email. :)
*We are also having another blog hop on September 5th. ALL comments left today and on the September 5th blog hop will be eligible to win the eCraft so this will give you more chances to win. (1) One lucky winner will be announced here on my blog on September 10th. The winner will also be listed on the eCraft Facebook page (see why it’s a good idea to like eCrafts facebook page ;) *

*All are welcome to hop, however the eCraft giveaway is only open to U.S. entries. Thank you so much for your understanding. J *

Also, I have another surprise giveaway from my good friend Monica over at She has offered to give one Birthday Bash stamp set away to one lucky commenter.

Thank you so much Monica!!! You rock!!!

you have one full week to enter!

Thank you all so much for stopping by. You're next blog is Carley Love this girl and her blog!!!! Trust me you will love every single project today!!!


  1. I looove it!!! Thanks so much for the hop, Mine should be arriving in the mail very soon! And those stamps are fabb! I needed this hop to get my brain moving!!! Thanks for the giveaway, someones going to be very happy!


  2. Super sweet projects and gifts!! I so need to start making mine!!!Thnks for sharing. Already a follower. Love your blog. Great giveaway, always wanted one of these machines...
    pattig161 at yahoo do tcom

  3. Adorable gift ideas! Thanks for sharing!

  4. I love love your projects. THey all look fantastic.

  5. Too cute!!!Any teacher would love those lil gifts!! Soo creative!! Such a cool machine!!



  6. Love both projects and the stamps. I also love everything I see about the Ecraft

  7. Wow! Fabulous projects Raven! I've been debating on buying a new machine to cut SVG files and such... I might just look into the ecraft now! I'm a new fan of them on facebook also :-)


  8. Very cute teacher projects!

    michelegreen120 at gmail dot com

  9. Those are awesome projects! Thanks for letting me know about the hop:-)

    tammy dot schmitt at mac dot com

  10. I always love your projects.

  11. These projecst are amazing! I would love to win an e-craft!
    creativestamperspot @ gmail dot com

  12. Love your projects Raven they are really cute I know the teachers will love them!! Thank you for letting me be in this hop with you!

    Lots of Love,

  13. Wow Raven! Wow! As always I am blown away! You are such a sweet friend I am so glad that we have connected over our ecraft! I love you already and can't wait to get to know you more! Thank you for having me in this fabulous hop!

  14. W O W!!!!!!

    How did I know your projects would be over the top??? I LOVE them!!!!!


    FANTASTIC giveaway!!

    You ROCK gal!!!

  15. Your apple box is darling! I love you "teacher" book too! What a fun give-away! I can't wait to see what the rest of the ladies created.

    Ruthie :)

  16. This soch a cute project Rave, super cute giveaway!!! Let hop !!!
    kureab at hotmail dot com

  17. That apple box is ADORABLE! Great gift ideas!

  18. Raven, I love your project. It is just so adorable.

    TFS, Dee:)

  19. This is an awesome, informative hop and your projects are awesome, too! Got to spend some time learning about the eCraft - thanks for the info! Follower...
    jejaeb at cfl dot rr dot com

  20. Hi Raven, I love your hop. I have finished and left a comment on everyone's blogs and are already or became a follower. The only site I had an issue with was Kimberly. She has a blinkie for back to school, but when I clicked on it, it didn't take me anywhere. Well I would love to be a winner of such a fantastic prize. If someone can tell me how to leave a comment on Kimberly's blog that would be great. Dee:)

  21. very cute and I love this hop idea...TFS!!!


  22. Love the treat bag. I am already a follower. I liked the eCraft FB page.

    vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

  23. Great gifts for the Teacher!!! TFS


  24. THis is such a great project! Love it

  25. Super duper groovy projects. Great giveaways too! TFS CallyAnn(follower)

  26. Love the sentiment! I made these apple bags too but your sentiment totally makes it!! Nice job!!

  27. Raven, those are so sweet!!

  28. Hi. Thank you for the fun hop. I loved all the projects. Great DT and inspiration. I will be back for the next one! Happy Scrapping!!!! CallyAnn
    I also became a fan of ecraft cuz I want one now!!!!!!

  29. Love your stuff here!!!!!! I don't think I entered this blog hop with you yet!! Can't wait to see all the good stuff you have!

    Cathi Carpenter

  30. Love what you created with your e-craft.
    I have svg files but can't use them because they will not cut on my cricut so I would be so excited to win
    Thanks for the opportunity

  31. Wow Raven!!!! Wow Raven!!!! Wow Raven!!!! The treat bag is just adorable and the teacher sign was just gorgeous!!! But it doesn't surprise me coming from you!!! :) Thanks for having me join you in this blog hop!

  32. Raven this is an awesome project. Love that apple gift bag! Awesome. What a spectacular give away

  33. So cute Raven! I love that apple file!

  34. What a sweet gift! Great job! ps love your blog.

  35. Hey Raven... these projects are super cute! I would gladly display them on my classroom desk.
    shortycreations at yahoo dot com

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  37. Omigosh, Raven, these are fabulous! You almost make me wish I had school-aged kids... not quite, but almost! LOL You did a wonderful job on these and I appreciate the chance to win an e-Craft machine. Sorry for the deleted comment. I am already a follower.

    anniebeescraftroom at gmail dot com

  38. too bad i can't win the awesome ecraft since i live in canada but i am a follower and love to leave comments anyway lol! love your work!
    sweetlilscrapper at hotmail dot ca

  39. Hi Raven! I love your projects!

  40. Adorable, I just found your blog and I'm following on GFC :)

  41. Awesome projects, love the apple "basket" especially!!! I have done all 3 for my chance to win an Ecraft...looks like an awesome machine!
    hugs, Staci

    pmsm0412 at gmail dot com

  42. Love to win ecraft machine
    jmarkus at insightbb dot com

  43. Love your apple and teacher album.
    Katsews at gmail dot com

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  45. Raven both your projects are super cute! But really like the apple treat box! So glad to hear you love your ecraft! I like ecraft on FB for a while but have to go say hi from you!

  46. Love the apple treat box! I have been wanting an e-craft but not made the jump since we are an Apple family. But, if I won it, I could then invest in the PC. Thanks for the great ideas and the chance to win.

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  48. I love the bloghop! It's such a great way for a new paper-crafter like me to get to see a lot of great blogs and projects. It'll get my creative juices family.

    heather.abels at gmail dot com

    hi Jeannie, we're an apple family too, it's made it very difficult to choose a cutter!

  49. I love your projects~especially the book board! So awesome! new follower via gfc! thanx~prhmangel at gmail dot comI love your projects~especially the book board! So awesome! new follower via gfc! thanx~prhmangel at gmail dot com

  50. Such a great idea. A great way to welcome in the new school year.

  51. I love the embellishments you used on the TEACHER stand up sign. Going to the jewelry dept. Yay!

  52. Love these projects! already a follower! Thanks for the chance to win :)

  53. Awesome blog hop. Love your work!

  54. Wow Raven, these are beautiful projects. Love them both. Especially love the teacher board book sign. I bet you get a lot of raves from the teachers about it.
    I'm already a follower, thanks for the chance to win an Ecraft. They look amazing.

    Smiles Sher

  55. love the apple! and i love the teacher album, my mind is already spinning (with projects that would be fun to do!)


    erin princescott98 at hotmail dot com

  56. Great projects as usual. Thanks so much for organizing this fun hop. TFS and scrappy hugs to you my friend.

    askscrappinsista (at) hotmail (dot) com

  57. You have just made a new eCraft convert! I see what you make, and I am amazed. I could not only make great gifts but teach my grandchildren! Thank you so much for the chance to win an eCraft!!! Just amazing page/blog!!!!

  58. You have just made a new eCraft convert! I see what you make, and I am amazed. I could not only make great gifts but teach my grandchildren! Thank you so much for the chance to win an eCraft!!! Just amazing page/blog!!!!

    forgot to say who I am: scrappiPat at

  59. What a WONDERFUL giveaway!!!

    I have a cricut, but dont use it often because of always needing to deal with cleaning and buying new mats :/

    I have also "liked" and commented the facebook page :)

    Thank you for this opportunity!!! :)

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  61. Fabulous projects to go with a fabulous hop! Thanks for the opportunity!! Too bad the winner won't be selected in time to submit for the design team!! But, there is always next year if I get lucky this year!!! I'm already a follower, and you can email me at

  62. CUTE project! I so badly want one an eCraft! I saw them in January at CHA and have been drooling for one ever since. Thanks for the opportunity! Found you via born-again crafter!

  63. adorable project Id love to be able to do things other than whats on a cartridge! The apple box is soooo cute !

  64. That is awesome! Raven, you rock my world so much! And that ecraft is drool-worthy :)