Sunday, May 17, 2009

STICKY: Unity KOTM Blog Hop!

***This post will stay at the top during the entire length of the blog hop May 15 at 8am to May 17.  Please scroll down for newer posts!*** 

Wow!  The day is finally here!  It's the Unity KOTM Blog Hop!  Woohoo!  If you just stumbled on to my blog today, you'll want to start hopping at the Unity Blog.  You should have come from Michele's blog if you are doing the whole hop!  

My project today is a set of shadow boxes for Parker to display the maternity pictures I took when I was 32 weeks pregnant.  With Brady, we just framed one picture and people signed it at my baby shower but since I'm not having any baby showers this time, I thought that I'd make a little something special.  And I have four Unity KOTMs so I decided to use two KOTMs on each box.    


This first box is a little more emotional.  I used my FAVORITE KOTM, Friendship.  Love.  Miracles. which was from last September and Simple Life from this March to make this box.  My absolute favorite stamp from the Sept kit is the one that says "Where there is great love, there are great miracles."  How perfect is that for a baby??  Really perfect!  I used the scrolly flower to decorate the top left corner.  I cut out the butterflies, photo corners, and scalloped border from this kit as well.  From the March kit, I used the flourish to decorate the bottom right hand corner and I used the "I Love You" sentiment.  The inks are SU Chocolate Chip and Craft Smart White.  The card stock is SU Bashful Blue and the DPs are Making Memories, Sue's Dreams, and the brown one is unknown.

 This next box is a little more fun since it has Brady in it.  :)  I used stamps from Fresh Beginnings (April 2009 KOTM) and Remember Happiness (August 2008 KOTM.)  I used the butterfly, together sentiment, the You and Me Simple and Sweet sentiment, the flower silhouette and the journalling box from April's KOTM.  The I Love You sentiment and the small Wish Stick in the far right corner layered on top of the journalling box is from the August KOTM.  The paper and ink the same.  

I hope you enjoyed my project!  I love KOTM as you can tell!  Your next stop on this hop is Katrina!  

60 comments:

  1. Ahhh Ashley! How sweet! What great keepsakes! You did a wonderful job with them and I LOVE your pictures! What a great way to honor your sweet family and the birth of Parker! Beautiful job!

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  2. these are gorgeous ashley!

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  3. Ashley this is just PRICELESS! A memory worth capturing and you did an awesome job.

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  4. Ashley... oh my heart just melted.... these are so incredibly stunning :) You have such a beautiful family, and when Parker gets here it will be even more beautiful hun! :)Wonderful job Ashley!

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  5. HOW SWEET!! I'm so excited for you! What a cute project for Parker's room.

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  6. those frames are so cute, Ashley!

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  7. These are gorgeous!!! You are a beautiful mamma and your family is amazing too!! What a wonderful keepsake!!

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  8. Ash, what a sweet project! These are really beautiful. Fab job!

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  9. Wow, this is so fabulous and sweet Ashley!!! Beautiful!

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  10. ASH!!!! These are my fave projects from you EVER EVER EVAH!!!! I love them :)

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  11. OMG Ash.. this is ADORABLE... super cute! i took prego pics too. when i was pregers! great job!

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  12. you have been a busy baby, adorable!

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  13. Awesome Ash! Love how you framed this magical time! Great pics!

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  14. This is beautiful! Love it :)

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  15. Beautiful project!! So heartfelt...they will be treasures for years to come!

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  16. wow gf.. ur shadow boxes are amazing.. such a treasure.. wow. I am in awe.. so beautiful.

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  17. Ashley, these are amazing! Both of them are just beautiful and your boys will love them as they grow older. (and if they don't, their wives will some day :) )

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  18. Those are so precious! Great project and so very sweet.

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  19. how beautiful and such a wonderful keepsake...

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  20. What beautiful keepsakes! You did an amazing job with the layouts!

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  21. These are such priceless and beautiful pics!! You did a great job on the layout too.
    TFS!
    Hugs,
    Jodi =)

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  22. GORGEOUS wow!!!! Family keepsakes that will be around for generations - how wonderful!!!

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  23. Ashley, these are just precious! so full of wonderful details, so special and full of love!

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  24. I'm having a massive attack of the "awwwww"s. Those are just amazingly beautiful. I'm about to get all teary-eyed. Thank you so much for sharing those with us. They're treasures.

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  25. This is super duper sweet, Ashley! Love it! :)

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  26. Such a wonderful project. How fabulous. Gorgeous. You look great by the way.

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  27. Wow! Ashley your project is simply gorgeous!

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  28. Hey Ashely,

    Well I am not here for the blog hop, but hopelessly trying to catch back up on my blog rounds!!! I love your project!!! Your pictures turned out amazing and I just adore what you did with them!!! The baby will really love this!!!!

    Heather

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  29. Oh, wait...I forgot to say ....

    CONGRATULATIONS on winning Unity KOM for an entire year!

    You swept that one up with the wonderful cake!

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  30. BEAUTIFUL! What a great idea - great pictures too!

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  31. Aaaw, this shadow box is so lovely! You have a beautiful family!

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  32. Great projects! I love your pictures. I am expecting our first very soon too...we aren't very far apart. You inspired me to take some more pictures:)

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  33. Wonderful job! I am sure they will be treasured for years to come.

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  34. Awww, so beautiful! What a wonderful and precious idea! TFS :*)

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  35. WOW!!! SO BEAUTIFUL!!!! What a wonderful keepsake!! CONGRATS!!!

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  36. Oh how beautiful! Priceless moment :)

    xoxo
    Sara

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  37. What a wonderful keepsake! It's so beautiful, and so is your growing family!

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  38. Absolutely beautiful LOs!!

    Hey, have you had trouble getting SCS to open for the past couple of days? I can't get on this morning, and I couldn't get on yesterday morning either. Did I miss an update notice or something?

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  39. How beautiful! Beautiful pictures too.

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  40. Awesome pictures and layouts!what a special keepsake!

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  41. Nice job capturing those special moments

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  42. What a great idea. Fab project.

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  43. Wow Ashley..That is beautiful work, wished I would got pictures like that taken of me..great job! so so sweet.

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  44. Oh my - that is one fabulous layout!

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  45. oh, wow! Ashley, what a wonderful keepsake. this turned out fabulously!

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  46. amazing keepsake!! love all your details!

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  47. amazing.. love them all..

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  48. oh what a lovely little family.. beautiful pages..

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  50. Ashley, what beautiful layouts for you and your family to treasure...love all the details...gorgeous!

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  51. Ashley this is wonderful!! what a great way to display such a great time for your family!

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  52. What an awesome job you did with your layouts!! Great pictures. What a treasure for Parker when he is old enough to appreciate it!!! Not much longer to see that little guy!!

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