>Blog Hop- Get Cricky

>A Big Cricut Hello & Chirp to each of you! Welcome to the Cricky across the 50 Blog Hop hosted by K Andrew of Getting Cricky! (www.kandrewdesigns.blogspot.com ). If you are here from Amy Westray of redwolfSCRAPS, http://www.redwolfscraps.com/ than you are in the right spot. If you just arrived here and would like to start from the beginning please go to KAndrew’s Getting Cricky! http://www.kandrewdesigns.blogspot.com/. For this blog hop K Andrew is celebrating her big move across the country with a big road trip, and of course this hop across the 50 states! She has asked us all to post a little bit about the state we are representing, and then to post our Favorite Craft Project. My name is Patricia, and I am the owner and creator of MDN Creates.  I am representing the state of Ohio

Everyone knows about the Ohio State Buckeyes.   They have been national champions seven times.   What some people do not know about the state of Ohio is the world’s biggest basket, located in the city of Newark, Ohio.   The basket is actually an office building, and the home office of The Longaberger Company.   Longaberger creates baskets, pottery, wrought iron, candles, and accessories ,and sells the products through any number of 70,000 home consultants throughout the United States.   I am proud to be one those consultants.   The building is shaped like the medium market basket, which was the founder, Dave Longaberger’s favorite basket.  He started the company in 1973, and today, the company is lead by his daughter, Tami Longaberger.   More on Longaberger at a later time.
 

 
I just created this mini album for the hop, and you can be the winner of this album, as well as some other goodies when you leave a comment or follow this blog.   Now a little bit about prize…
 
The cover is from Your Story, which is a binding machine.   There is also a bigger version of this machine, which not only binds, but laminates as well.   This machine I used only binds the book, and the neat thing about it, is you can decorate the cover.  In this case, I cut out a heart from the Cricut cartridge, Storybook.   It was cut at 3″.   Inside the cover, I have a envelope which was also cut out from the Cricut, this time, it is the cartridge, Wild Cards.   A tag will come with it.   The first page is matted with striped red patterned paper, and a solid dark red paper.  the flower comes from a retired K and Co collection, the Hannah Collection.   The next page is decorated the same.
The next two pages are pocket pages, and they have one tag each for the page, and a photo mat.   The two tags have something encouraging to say, because I believe in encouraging people.   The next four pages are winter type pages, which are simply decorated in blues, and snow flakes.  I have also some Addison Flowers which are retired K and Co collection.  Finally the last two pages are a simple photo pages, with Hannah flowers on the corners.   I am so happy to make this for the visitor who wins it.
 
Please make sure to leave comments on all of the blogs for a chance to win several different Grand Prizes on Getting Cricky’s blog, from these great companies (I will send you a list)!

Next stop on the hop is Joe, Carol, Joe, and Betty of CreateNCraft at http://www.createncraft.com/.

Again, thank you for stopping by, and have fun on your next stop.

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167 responses to “>Blog Hop- Get Cricky

  1. >Cute album. Thanks for sharing

  2. >Cute and my favorite color – PINKRose rosemary28697@yahoo.comhttp://rose-homemadecards.blogspot.com/

  3. >Very cute project…thanks for sharing!Lisaprettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.comlnorris21 at hotmail dot com

  4. >I love finding fellow Etsian's who papercraft and I will be visiting your shop next. Thanks for the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com

  5. >very cute project TFS!!!!CATHIESCRAPHAPPYCAT@GMAIL.COM

  6. >I received a your story in a pack with my cricut expression and i must admit to being so tied to learning to use the expression that i havnt really looked at the your story.Thanks for the inspiration to look at it again!mitch1066@gmail.com

  7. >I love your mini album! I can't make up my mind if I want the Your Story but it looks like fun. I know what Longaberger is! My mom collects the dishes and goes ever year for a weekend and makes baskets! This year she even got my dad to go and he made his own basket! LOL! TFS!booger1 at tds.net

  8. >Thank you for sharing your state information. It is beautiful. Thank You so much for the chance to win some of these beautiful gifts plus to see a little about every state and to join some great one. also the beautiful crafts they are working on.SincerelyDonna Scrapp'n Nanahttp://scrappnana.blogspot.com/

  9. >What a fun mini album. I love the shimmer. What a fun hop! – Glorame(at)glorajean(dot)com

  10. >Love your mimi album. TFS your work with us and your stateSandyhttp://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

  11. >I love longaberger baskets! and your mini album is great. anyone would be thrilled to receive that! thank you for sharing about Ohio. teelayoung@hotmail.com (t-la)

  12. >Go buckeyes!!!!kperlic@hotmail.com

  13. >Yay Ohio! Thank you so much for the great share!Lisasummer_sunset54@hotmail.com

  14. >sorry i am in michigan and i have to say GO BLUE, but i still love your work

  15. >Such a cute album thanks for sharing!!!

  16. >what a great looking album thanks for a chance to win.Annelpud22164@yahoo.com

  17. pat

    >Loved your mini album and also the valentines cards. I love valentines !!!!teedy bear hugs Pat

  18. >Very nice project. THe cover looks super. TFSChrisChris.Pickul@hotmail.comhttp://pickulblog.blogspot.com/

  19. >Cute album, thanks for sharing

  20. >Love the project! Thanks for sharing!creativediva98@gmail.comcreativediva98.blogspot.com

  21. >So pretty! My son will be visiting your state in a couple of months with his school band!lesa.kiefer@gmail.com

  22. >Love the mini album and thanks for the info on the Ohio, I've always been a nut baskets, I even make mine from time to time!! ThanksCindymiller896042 at bellsouth dot net

  23. >Nice album. Thanks for sharing.Pattihttp://lilbitcreations.blogspot.com/

  24. >Looks great!~Ashleywww.InvitationsByAsh.com

  25. >I love the mini album. I'm from Ohio too! Go Bucks!Jennyjennykingham at att dot net

  26. >Love you album. Thank you for being part of the hop.

  27. >Love the heart on the cover! Beautiful! TFS and thanks for a chance :)Jenncraftyfulgardens.blogspot.comsmile4jenn at hotmail dot com

  28. >Cute project!!! What a fun little album 🙂 I just became a follower and hope you will come check out my blog sometime!

  29. >Cute album – would like to see more!

  30. >Thank you for letting me get to know your state =) And cute mini =) I am now one of your newest followers =)Hugs from Lilli =)l.a.nikolaisen at gmail dot comwww.crazycardmaker.blogspot.com

  31. >Thanks for sharing!!!www.snugasabugdesigns.blogspot.com

  32. >Very cute project…thanks for sharing!Karenrkbmadden at hotmail dot com

  33. >Never been to Ohio – sounds lovely! And what a cute album!So very nice to meet you! Stop by my blog sometime and catch my latest family posts from our home state of Nebraska.http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

  34. >Thanks for sharing!!! 🙂

  35. >Great job on the album and post! Thank you so much Pat for being in my hop!Cricky Hugs,K

  36. >very cute thanks for sharing

  37. >Thanks for sharing a bit about Ohio, and your wonderful mini album.firelass51@aol.com

  38. >Love your album! I'm thinking of purchasing a binding machine, and your post was very helpful to me! And the heart is PINK! I've spent some time in Ohio, and I forgive y'all for whomping the Fighting Illini into the ground for the past 15 years! LOL! There's great camping there–and I've collected Longaberger Baskets and Pottery for 30 some years…I still use my original pie plate all the time! I'm a follower–you can find me at ksjennings at gmail dot com and/or http://karelj.blogspot.com

  39. >Thanks for sharing about Ohio, and your project is beautiful!

  40. >I love this hop it has been so much fun with such amazing projects thanks so much for sharing. We are practially neighbors (LOL)

  41. >Great Blog and your album is great to, I love the heart. Well i'm off to hop some more.akuehn65@gmail.com

  42. >That's a really cute album and I'd love to win it!!! Thanks so much for the oppoortunity.would love you to visit my blog and enter into our first challenge…Patti Rossrossfam@wildblue.netwww.pattilynncreations.blogspot.com

  43. >Thanks for Sharing. The album is cute! Sandy N in Moarabfilly@gmail.com I am happily following you!

  44. >I know all about the giant basket! My mom used to sell Longaberger baskets! We have a ton of them! TFS!ra6352 (at) gmail (Dot) com

  45. >The album is sweet! TFS!

  46. >Spent most of my younger years growing up in OH. Loved playing in the snow. Very cute album, thanks for the chance to win.

  47. >Hi I'm a new follower . Very pretty alblum.I live in Ohio and have seen the basket. thanks millierose651@aol.com

  48. >Very cute album. I have a L. basket and I love it!mbchoj at aol dot com

  49. >I have been on the factory tour and have seen the basket.username at yahoo dot com

  50. >Super Cute! I am loving reading about all the different states! I want to start my roadtrip scrapbook and get going on the states I haven't seen! Thanks for sharing!!cherie.goyer at gmail.comhttp://oneheartscrapper.blogspot.com

  51. >Love the album — hope I win. I just became a follower. Thanks for the chance to win.lafaellis85@twlakes.net

  52. >I am so excited… I am number 100! I have never been #100! Yeah for you too! Thanks for sharing your info about Ohio. I am from Michigan and Ohio well Sandusky is a destination must for my family. Cedar Point! One of the scarriest and most fun places. I have been other places too don't worry. I am happy to be doing this hop. so fun. pjritsema at gmail dot com

  53. >Yeah…that is only cuz I am number 99….LMAO. Conrats on making 100!!!!I am a follower. (number 99)….LOL.Thanks for sharing your state. Love the album.susanslomski at yahoo dot com

  54. >Very nice projects and inspiration!Aprilacmusn2003@yahoo.com

  55. >Cute and fun mini album. TFS

  56. >Cute album. Thanks for sharing and a great blog hop!!

  57. >Know Ohio well since we are neighbors. Great project. I'm a follower. Thanks for the chance to win. http: // mamawann. blogspot. com/annadowdy at gmail dot com

  58. >Cool mini album. Thank you for sharing.

  59. >I love OHIO!. My brother used to live there, but now lives here next to me. But we used to go visit him and go camping at old Man's Caves. And swiming in the Hocking River. I loved it. Sharon rsmobley85@gmail.com

  60. >Darling mini album Tricia! I would love to see that 'basket building'. This hop is making me want to get in my car and drive 🙂

  61. >the album you made sounds really cool! Thanks for offering us the chance to win it! just became a follower. chrisbrown1973@hotmail.com

  62. >Cute!Sallyopolski07@gmail.com

  63. >Fun album, TFSAlyssaalyssa at mayofamily dot com

  64. >Very beautiful mini! TFS! 🙂

  65. >that is an awesome album! tfs and the chance to win!Brennarbanderson@live.ca

  66. >Cute mini album! TFS!lauermaa at gmail dot com

  67. >Your album looks and sounds great. Need to use my yourstory more. Thanks for great ideas. shanasewing@yahoo.com

  68. >I love the book that you made…thanks for sharing.Sherrisherri@cwik.org

  69. >Thanks for sharing your information on Ohio

  70. >very sweet.TFShttp://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/

  71. >Cute album, and interesting story about the basket building. I've never heard of Longaberger, will definitely have to check them out!I'm following you on Networked blogs and my email address is scrappinheaven@yahoo.com..blog is http://scrappinheaven.blogspot.com

  72. >This is cute! I love pink and black together!xxsquigglesxx(at)gmail(dot)com

  73. >Oh my gosh…it's gorgeous…I LOVE it! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win!!

  74. >Very pretty – black and pink combo is one of my favs. I love Longaberger baskets. They're so well made and mine look as good today as when I bought my first ones 27 years ago.TFS and thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.EllenMEllenM361@gmail.comhttp://lifeatwalnuthill.blogspot.com/

  75. >I'm your neighbor to the north from Michigan! Make many a drives through your state to get to Florida! I've been to Longaberger and seen the basket building! LOVE Longaberger baskets!Melissawww.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

  76. >I love my your story i have the binder and laminator I love it. Jessi~http://mylifeinartscrafts.blogspot.com/

  77. >Cute mini album… thanks for sharing!helena48@gmail.com

  78. >The mini album is cute. I like the card you made. As I sit at my computer I am trying to count all the Longaberger Baskets I have. Thanks for sharing.grannyss1@wowway.comhttp://grannysscrappingplace.blogspot.com/

  79. >That mini album is so cute! Thanks for the chance to win.

  80. >Great book. I LOVE LOVE my Your Story as well. Thanks for sharing.. Hugs, Tanyafreddylswillima@windstream.net

  81. >Great project! Thanks for sharing! Glad I found you on this hop!~Sarahcraftingwithsarah.blogspot.comcraftingwithsarah@gmail.com

  82. >Thanks for sharing. Very cute mini album. I am now a follower of your blog.

  83. >I love your project and I love Longaberger. My mother and I used to take an annual (very long) bus trip to Longaberger every year with a local consultant! It is fun place to visit and I love the shops in town! TFS!

  84. >Oh how I love Longaberger baskets. Up until about 12 years ago my BFF and I were totally addicted. I am happy to say that we have both had a successful recovery and have many wonderful baskets(77 at last count) to remember the time with. Thank you for the reminder of how awesome they are! simplybren at hotmail dot com

  85. >Ohio is where I am, most likely forever. Love my little town, most of the time. lolWhat a cute book! How many YourStories are there. I guess I don't realize what they do.kidshomelove at yahoo .com

  86. >Love the mini ablum and chance to win it! Thanks for sharing your heart as well. You are a blessed person and one day your prince will come! In the mean time, kick butt on your 2 jobs and love every moment of God's plan! ;o)lisa_williamson2004@yahoo.com

  87. >YAY!!! Ohio!!! I went to CWRU and CIM there… I love Chagrin Falls.. Your book is SO cute! I have been thinking about getting a Yudu… You know, I hadn't even thought that the covers could be decorated!!!! TFS!

  88. >Thanks for sharing your states info… I LOVE the album what a honor it would be to win it… thanks for the opportunity to win. I do follow you.Have a great dayHugsDustidusti@scrappinwithcricut.comhttp://www.scrappinwithcricut.com

  89. >Great mini-album. I just love these mini books and am always looking for ideas for them. Thanks for sharing.I follow you on Google Readerbjohn3237@aol.com

  90. >Yay, Ohio rocks!! Hi I'm Jenny from Springboro OH! Love your blog and your project.Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win the project.Jen from Ohiozenderzoocrew@yahoo.com

  91. >your album looks fabulous….perhaps i should break out the your story and try it myself!!!!! naw…i'll just hope to win yours!tfs!kathy

  92. >Nice Album. Thanks for sharing.

  93. >Great mini album!I am a follower.*smiles*debbihockman1 at sbcglobal dot net

  94. >cute mini album!! Thanks for sharing!zentner.candace at gmail.com

  95. >thanks for sharing an interesting fact about OH IO!!! i am now a follower! mse006atyahoodotcom

  96. >Nice album! Thanks for a chance to win it!

  97. >Nice album. I love Longaberger baskets and have a few different ones!Kristinksully4597 at gmail dot com

  98. >I too have one of those Your Story book making things. Your booklet is so cute. Thanks for your blog and your time and talent.

  99. >Love your album..I'm from Ohio too….brrr too cold right now…Just became a new follower..Would love it if you decided to check out my blog.Mintamintab@gmail.comhttp://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

  100. >Very cute project. Thanks for sharing!! I'm a follower!!Gina

  101. >What a sweet little project!! I have been considering the Your Story, but need to investigate it some more to see if I really "need" it. I seem to be the Imelda of art toys and need another one like I need a 3rd eye in the middle of my forehead!!! But, alas…toys of this nature are my addiction!! Off I go to the next stop on the hop!!! Hugs, Rockin Robin C (stampinsavage at yahoo dot com)

  102. >Love your project, I didn't know that is where the big basket office is at I am going to have to ask my son about that he now lives in Ohio Thanks,Teriteri dot barefoot at gmail dot com

  103. >Love your project and love Longaburger! Thanks so much for sharing. I am a new follower . . . won't you follow me too . . . Genellebrown7444@bellsouth.netgrannysbullfrogsandbutterflies@blogspot.com

  104. >I love your project, TFS. I am a new follower. Maybe come follow me too?Hugs,Melissa Dmkds312@hotmail.comwww.sleeplesswonder.blogspot.com

  105. >Based on your description, the mini album sounds Fantastic! I hope I win it! :)dmcarlisle09atgmaildotcom

  106. >I'm a native Ohio girl myself, now living in MA. Thanks for the chance to win!Stephaniescrapadelic@gmail.com

  107. >Thanks for sharing about Ohio and the chance to win the mini album. I am a new follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

  108. >love your mini album! Thanks for sharing..your newest followerjessicaeschfamily@yahoo.com

  109. >I have been having so much fun in this. Thanks for sharing it with me again. Thanks for the chance to win some gifts and have so much fun and for sharing you state

  110. >Thank you for sharing your great ideas!!!pjseagers at hotmail dot com

  111. >The cover of your album looks really pretty. Thanks for sharing.

  112. >very cute. Like the idea.

  113. >I like the album. I love the blog hop, too.

  114. >Lovin' the blog hop! Thanks for sharing–too cute!

  115. >I love love love mini albums! Great job! 🙂 Janis northrose@slowar.com

  116. >Very cute project! TFS!Carrie cau0617 at yahoo dot com

  117. >Love it!! Would love to win this album!! Thanx for the opportunity!! (countrycricut.blogspot.com)

  118. >Bus overnight trips to the Longaberger Home place are a very common trip where I live in Maryland. I just have yet to take one 🙂 Beautiful book!Thanks for sharing!–Melissascrappycupcakes@yahoo.com

  119. >Very nice. I've been eyeballing the Your Story and the Your Story Photo. I might have to get one of those. TFS!Christyhttp://christybladehandmade.blogspot.com

  120. >That's a great mini book! I want a Your Story one of these days!

  121. >Cheers from your new follower!thanks for sharing your nice projects.hugs,michelle aka Cabby Craftercabbycraft@gmail.comwww.cabbycraft.blogspot.com

  122. >Hello from your neighbor in Ohio! Love the book you made! 🙂

  123. >Fellow Ohio-an here! Love Longaberger! My sister's sis in law is HUGE with them! She has loads of pics and videos with Miss Tami and just about every basket ever! They are soooo beautiful! Love your mini!! TFS!Kimikmbrlysue22 at yahoo dot com

  124. >Your mini album is great! So pretty. Happy Weekend…stopping in from Central CA and I am a new follower. Thanks for being a part of the hop.Holly504 Main

  125. >cute mini-album!lisarup1@aol.com

  126. >I have been a follower for some time now. Thanks for sharing your project as well as some information about your state. Thanks for the chance to win!cherylphillips AT comcast DOT net

  127. >Love the album! Thank you for sharing!Ashley "Scrappin' Pink Piglet"scrappinpinkpiglet(at)gmail(dot)com

  128. >Cute little project! Love the shimmer.spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

  129. >TFS that interesting tidbit about your state! That's pretty cool. I've been through Ohio on a road trip, but that's about it. I couldn't believe the rainstorm we got stuck in on the hwy out there! OMG it was horrible. We were stuck on the side of the road for at least an hour because there was flooding and you couldn't see anything. Really scary! There were a lot of cool red barns though to see while we were driving. Got a few pics of those. :0) Your project is awesome and I'd be thrilled to win that! I love receiving things that other people have made and I cherish them 4ever! Thanks!XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)amyjrockstar at gmail dot comhttp://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/

  130. >How fun! Thanks for sharing! 😀

  131. >Thanks for sharing your state and your project with us. New follower from Nebraska here. vidalia68@yahoo.com

  132. >Cute album!lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

  133. >Your valentines are beautiful

  134. >Very cute Album!! I collect Longaberger! All my dishes are Longaberger, and I can't even begin to tell you how many baskets I have. Everyone laughs at me, but I just LOVE them! I'm a new follower! http://www.purplescrapbooker.comwww.purplescrapbooker at gmail dot com

  135. >Cute album.Indiracraftyhomemade7atgmaildotcom

  136. >Very Pretty…. I love Baskets, also… I'll remember to check it out if I get to go to Ohio in the future–Robin

  137. Ola

    >This is gorgeous!!! I have to say that I'm a huge IU fan, so I really enjoyed the Ohio State & Wisconsin game yesterday(sorry)!!!! It was one amazing game though!!Thank you so much for sharing!!!~Olaokj83 at live dot comzloe.blogspot.com

  138. >I am have lived in Ohio all of my life! I also live in the small town with a zip code that is all the same numbers! It has a lot of "Zip".LOL TFS!eastunders@embarqmail.comeastunders.blogspot.com

  139. >I have visited that basket before! I love Dresden it is absolutely beautiful! Great little album too 🙂

  140. >Cute project! Learning so much from each state, it's great 🙂 TFS!fmadera75atgmaildotcom

  141. >Very cute, thanks for sharing! Love the PINK.Darlacraftingdarlamaestyle.blogspot.com

  142. >Nice mini Album, I love making mini albums….TFS!!!!brodiec88 at hotmail dot com

  143. >Just got home was out of town for the weekendHope I not to late.. Thanks for doing this hop!!!http://buzzybeedesigns.blogspot.comRebecca Minorbuzzybeedesigns(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

  144. >Thanks for sharing! Love the project!~Laurenqueen_lade at yahoo.com

  145. Amy

    >Fellow Buckeye here – I've got a fair share of Longaberger items, good friend sells it (you should check out her quilting blog at iquiltscarletandgray.blogspot.com), but I haven't made it to the big basket yet. I will, promise. Great album, would love to win it!Amyscats, OSU 80amylfahnestock@gmail.com

  146. >Great mini album. Thanks for sharing the information about Ohio.dbjb1519 at yahoo dot com

  147. >I enjoy visiting Ohio from TN. Your project is very grand. I will be back here to see more. Stay warm!!pennykitz@charter.nethttp://pennykitz.blogspot.com/

  148. >Very cute mini album! New follower and can't wait to see more.TFSscrapperbecka at yahoo dot com

  149. >Cute, thanks for sharing and being part of this fantastic blog hop. I'm having a blast.ShersL84bed@aol.com

  150. >Awesome info~ and I have the larger YS and haven't even taken it out of the box but seeing your album made me want too! TFS!Kris in Alaskafunamom at yahoo dot com

  151. >cute album! love the color pink.tfsJess M

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