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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

We're Off To See The Wizard Blog Hop








  • We're Off to See the Wizard the wonderful Wizard of Oz to hopefully get the Tin Man a heart, the Lion courage, and the Scarecrow a brain! But there's the poppy fields to beware of as you could get very sleepy! The Wicked Witch but we know she's afraid of water. The flying monkeys . . . just totally freaky looking!!!! You're probably still dizzy from the spinning whirling twirling house and watching all those things passing by like a nightmare expecially that Miss Gulch on her bicycle! Poor Toto hiding in the basket, but can you blame him? Don't pay any attention to the man behind the curtain as he knows not what he speaks! And then there are the delightful munchkins that sing 3 octives highly than humanly possible. I almost forgot the good witch Glinda - how could I forget her --- she was just too sugary sweet to my standards but as a Good Witch goes, she was the best, but why didn't she just tell Dorothy she had the power to return all along and wait until the end - geesh!And then only bad witches are ugly --- come on now! Its the Merry Old Land of Oz! I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore Toto. . . .

    We're paying homage to the Wizard of Oz today with our blog hop! So, grab your beverage of choice and those ruby red slippers of yours, click them twice and repeat after me - "there's no place like home, there's no place like home"!

    We have a generous sponsor of Creative Kuts of http://creativekuts.com/ who is offering two (2) $10 Gift Certificates to two (2) lucky winners - winners will be selected by Random draw BUT you must leave comments on all the blogs today along with leaving a comment that you are visiting from We're Off to See the Wizard on their blog page, http://creativekuts.blogspot.com/, and/or like their facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Creative-Kuts/130937843644274
    Also Paper House Productions 7 - piece paper assortment of 12 x 12 pieces of paper!
    We have a great line-up for you today and you should have arrived from Tami's Blog  . If not, or you just dropped in to visit today, we don't want you to miss a single story of the travels of our "characters" from start to finish and would love for you to begin at the beginning of our hop So travel on over to Lynne's- Blog and get started on a fabulous journey through the land of OZ.


    My project is digital layout covering my grandson's 3rd Birthday ! My daughter loves to dress the kids up in themed outfits for Halloween and this particular year she chose the Wizard of Oz as her theme I was commissioned to make Dorothy's dress which my granddaughter thoroughly loved. My grandson was the scarecrow kinda cute don't you think. Well his birthday is Nov 4th so they decided to make it a costume party. Of course my daughter got to play her favorite part "Glenda" the Good Witch and my son-in-law obliged and played the Wicked Witch and my layout was born!


    The paper and embellishments are from  Urban Mermaid Designs she has some really cute digital stuff.. I used Creative Memories Storybook software to design the page !
    I hope you enjoy my tale and the layout.
    As every good story, it has a beginning and a happily ever after - Dorothy went home and all was well with the world and Dorothy told Auntie Em - there's no place like home!!!!!! AWWWW how sweet! Hope you enjoyed my project and I must send you along your way to Rhonda's Blog and a place beyond the rainbow - 


    Here is a list of all the blogs just incase you get lost along the way

    1. Lynne - http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
    2. Kari - http://purplefuntastickcreations.blogspot.com/
    3. Amy - http://www.lovetocrop.com
    4. Ashley - http://theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com/
    5. Susan - http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/
    6. Berenice - http://karbersweetescape.blogspot.com/
    7. Inga - http://mommahobbit.blogspot.com/
    8. Jamie - http://myamusinglife.blogspot.com
    9. Tami - http://tamboscreations.blogspot.com/
    10. Janet S - http://www.ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
    11. Rhonda - http://scraphappenswithrhonda.blogspot.com/
    12. CallyAnn-http://callyanncraftycreations.blogspot.com/
    13. Carolyn - http://messmuddleandfun.blogspot.com/
    14. Shelly - http://kccroppers.blogspot.com/
    15. Lisa - http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
    16. Kimberly http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com                                                                        

    Thanks for stopping by and I hope you liked my project!  
    Big Blog Hugs, Janet

23 comments:

callyannc said...

I love this layout! You are all so cute! TFS CallyAnn

Her Craftiness (Lynne) said...

Fantastick layout and I love how your daughter thinks with parties ---It is always a pleasure hopping with you and most definitely seeing all of your creativity!!!
Hugs, Love, and Pixie Dust
Lynne

Rhonda Emery said...

beautiful layout

mamawcindy said...

Oh, I LOVE Your Wizard of Oz Layout! Awesome Job! :0)

Carolyn Phillips said...

Oh that is so sweet.

Rae Ann said...

Great layout. What fun and some great memories for you.
Here from 'We're Off to See the Wizard, I am
Rae Ann O.
http://joyinart.blogspot.com

Amy said...

What a beautiful layout -- Looks like they had fun dressing up -- The pictures are beautiful too!! :)

Thanks for sharing in the hop!!
Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

Judy said...

The perfect digital background for the wonderful pics!! You did a fabulous job on the costumes :-) I am a follower...
jejaeb at cfl dot rr dot com
scrappinana.blogspot.com

Kitty said...

Everything goes together so perfectly, and the pics are adorable!

Marji said...

Adorable layout and subjects :)
I haven't tried digital scrapping but this makes it tempting

marg0006 said...

Great layout. I've always liked coming together and creating a theme with costumes. love that you dd that.

Carol's Creations said...

I'm so jealous...I don't think I'll ever be able to get my family to dress the Wizard of Oz characters. Your layout is beautiful!

BTW...We're Off to See the Wizard

Cyndi S said...

Love your cute Wizard of Oz layout.
cstephenson at q dot com

ScrapMyWay said...

Very sweet layout and a priceless memory. The kids are super cute!
TFS
Creative Wishes,
Claire
www.scrapmyway.blogspot.com

Cathy said...

Great layout, you all look lovely. there are some real nice digital layouts out there, and this is one of them.
cathyplus5.blogspot.com

Pam said...

We're off to see the Wizard!
What a wonderful layout!!! Looks like fun was had by all!

Shelly Lynn said...

Beautiful layout!! Your grandkids are adorable! :) Looks like a great job on the sewing of little Dorothy's costume too. I would love to learn how to do digital layouts someday. TFS! :)

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Cute pictures and a great layout. I love the design. Great Oz blog hop.

landerson213 said...

Omigosh that's the cutest little scarecrow I've ever seen! :)

Tambo said...

Janet, This is such an adorable L/O. How cute for everyone to dress up. Such a sweet looking family! tfs Tami
Tambos Creations!

Tina said...

Perfect layout and adorable photos. I made a project last summer. Feel free to check it out.
http://www.myhoppyplace.blogspot.com/2011/06/were-off-to-see-wizard.html

Tina

Linsey said...

Awww this is such a wonderful layout! What a sweet idea and your grandaughter is just the cutest lil dorethy ever! You did a wonderful job on her dress and your lil scarecrow, what a sweetie pie! I love your daughter's idea of her hubby being the wicked witch haha, too funny! :) Love this, tfs!

Anonymous said...

Great everything...love your use of bold color.

Fontella Henderson

Don't know my url...sorry.