Sunday, January 30, 2011

One World One Heart 2011 Tutorial and Blog Candy from Created by You!

My friend Tee from Green Isles Crafts shared a wonderful site and happening with me yesterday.  The fifth annual One World, One Heart event has united bloggers, Mom’s and business people world wide, something like a mega blog hop for the last 5 years!

Today I am sharing a free tutorial for a squash album (shown in the photo below) and a blog candy give-away!!  (Details for the international blog candy give away can be found at the bottom of this post.)


Here’s a photo of the inside of the album…featuring pockets, pull outs and photo mounts.

7decoratedpageview We all share so many things… as bloggers, as Moms, and perhaps like myself, as a small business owner.  Why not celebrate with like minds and souls throughout the world?

If you don’t already know me, I’m a daily blogger, SAHM, and Stampin Up demonstrator.  I create from my heart and acquire inspiration from a very cluttered but creative space which I call my Stamp Room.

I almost joined stampin’ up over 20 years ago… I was so impressed by their products and ease of use!  I waited until just 6 years ago to join after quitting my position as a software analyst to deal with personal and very pressing family issues.

Since that time, I have worked very slowly to build my business through volunteering, and my online (blog) presence.  Last year, a very good friend told me I should use my creative talents and abilities in a bit different way… and I began offering free weekly tutorials which I now refer to as Super Saturday Tutorials!

With that said, I interrupt my regularly scheduled blog post to present an out of context but relevant tutorial in honor of the One World, One Heart Event.  I hope you enjoy it!

Stamps and Supplies needed for today’s Squash Album Tutorial:

  • Stamps:  Bliss
  • Paper:  12” x 12” Card stock, one sheet each:  Marina Mist, Very Vanilla, and Certainly Celery;  Springtime Vintage Designer Series Paper(2 coordinating sheets)
  • Classic Ink:  Marina Mist
  • Accessories:  (3 feet)5/8” Satin Ribbon in Marina Mist, On Board Chipboard Sheets, Big Shot Machine, Vintage Wallpaper Textured Embossing Folder, Basic Jewels Rhinestones and Pearls, Tombow Multi Purpose Adhesive, Bone Folder, Paper Daisies, Marina Mist Stampin’ Write Marker, Extra Large Bird and Branch Punch, Victoria Crochet Trim, Basic Stapler, Extra Large Heart Punch, Clear Embossing Powder, sponge dauber, Sanding Tool, Bone Folder, Snail Adhesive

Step by Step Tutorial for today’s Squash Album:

  1. Cut two cover pieces from On Board Chipboard, measuring 5.5” square.
  2. Use Sanding Block to gently round corners of chipboard.
  3. Cut two 5 3/4” Squares of Designer Series Paper to cover chipboard.  1roundcornersonchipboard
  4. Attach the Designer Series Paper to On Board Chipboard using liquid adhesive, set aside to dry.
  5. Use bone folder to gently crease all four sides of DSP around the chipboard.  Fold in corners, and crease
  6. edges along corner with bone folder as well.  This will make it easier to create very neatly glued corners.2applycoverpaperand setcorners
  7. Fold down edges, and glue in place with liquid adhesive.
  8. Run a strip of Snail (double sided adhesive) along the center horizontal position of the chipboard, and place Satin ribbon on top of the adhesive.  In my sample, the ribbon straddled along the 2.5” mark.6backcoverribbonapplication
  9. Cut all three Card Stock pieces (Marina Mist, Certainly Celery, and Very Vanilla) to 9.5” squares.
  10. Score each square of card stock at 4.75” both horizontally and vertically, and along ONE diagonal.  Use bone folder to crease scored lines.
  11. Fold diagonally scored lines toward center of Card Stock Piece, and horizontally scored lines away from the center.  Your card stock sections will look like this:3foldedpageview
  12. Position card stock pieces so that they inter-lock so that two end section have the openings up, and one center section has the opening down.4interlockingpagesview
  13. One square section of each piece will overlap.  Glue the overlapping square sections in place.
  14. Flatten the entire conglomeration, and glue the bottom square to the back cover (the one with ribbon on it).
  15. Next, position and glue the cover in place.  Wrap bow around and tie to close.

All you have left to do is decorate your squash album pages!  At the top of this post, I showed you the entire album complete with pocket pages, photo mounts and pull out tags.  Here are close ups of each section:


(above…) The first section… in Certainly Celery Card Stock.


The center Very Vanilla Section of the Squash Album… and


The very last page/section of the album.. in Marina Mist Card Stock.. you can see the ribbon glued between the back cover and the last page.

I hope you enjoyed today’s one world, one heart tutorial feature for a squash album.  And now, guess what?  I have a blog candy give-away in honor of this very special event!  I’m giving away this album to one lucky person!

So… how do you win this album?  Simply leave a comment on today’s post.  Be sure to include your contact information. 

To inhibit spammers, use the format suzyq(at)gmail(dot)com.  I’ll have a drawing on Thursday February 17th to announce the winner of the squash album, and then contact you at your given email address. 

THIS CONTEST IS OPEN INTERNATIONALLY TO ALL WHO COMMENT… if you would like to win this album, simply leave a comment as described above (along with your contact information).

I look forward to getting to know you better, and hope you’ll enjoy future free tutorials from Created By You!



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Ola said...

This is so gorgeous!!! Thank you for sharing the tutorial... I can't wait to try this out!!

Thank you so much for sharing & the chance to win!!!

okj83 at live dot com

lisa808 said...

Sharon, thanks for a fab tutorial.

Kathy Mc said...

I live in the USA but wanted to comment anyway. Sharon, what a fabulous and detailed tutorial for this wonderful Squash Album. Great job!
bdlakebum at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

Love your tutorial! Thanks for the chance to win the scrapbook!

Susan J Carlson said...

That is a fabulous project and tutorial! Love that dsp, too! Can't wait to try one (or win blog candy!).

Thank you for all your tutorials and inspirations that you share.

carlson_susan at hotmail dot com

cathy stech said...

Sharon, You are such a AWESOME papercrafter!! I am all on making this album! Score on!
cathyellie at comcast dot com

smith7 said...

Love your blog - SO-O-O many creative ideas!!! Now on to try the "squash" album!!
Thank-yoo so much for sharing your amazing talents. (Pat)

TIONYA said...

I absolutely love your explosion album! Love the papers, colors, embellishments.......the works! Just beautiful.
I enjoy being a subscriber to your blog and the daily great ideas. Thank you for the inspiration!!

tionyalynn at yahoo dot com

Pixie said...

what a great tutorial. I just love it!

Stamp with Sandy said...

I love visiting your blog everyday! This is a wonderful tutorial!

Thanks for the chance to win!


Judy Jackson said...

This is an awesome squash album! Thnaks so much for the tutorial!

Judy Jackson

judystamper at verizon dot net

A Touch of SOL said...

LOVE IT! and you know I am A BIG FAN of your tutorials...Thank you for SHARING!
atouchof_sol at yahoo dot com

Charlotte said...

WOW! What an awesome album! LOVE all the pockets! Thank you for sharing the tutorial. I've just recently discovered your site, and you're on my list of favorites that I visit EVERY DAY! So enjoy your projects. Thank you for sharing your talent!

Jackie L Watson said...

What an awesome album, lots of pockets and things. Great tutorial, easy to follow. Thanks for sharing this great group. I have been a follower for awhile now and enjoy each project and card. Can't wait to see if I win. jackie l watson 2009 at hotmail dot com

Pam M. said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this album idea and can't wait to try it. Your tutorials are the best. Step by step...easy peazy!. Thanks for being so generous with your creativity.

Teressa Thompson said...

OH Sharon, People are going to visit you and never want to leave. Your blog is so full of goodness and fun... it's addictive!

Your album is sweet! AND a bonus tutorial this week!!!


thscrappinmama said...

Wow great job and I love the DSP you used. Thanks for such great work!

Texas JennyWren said...

Awesome tutorial. I need to try one of these. thanks for the info.

jennywren at texaskay dot com

Janet Bocciardi said...

Very lovely and generous of you to share the tutorial! Cool blog.

Thanks for finding me on the OWOH hop. good luck on my giveaway!

Please enter me in yours and you can contact me via my blog - look for the email envelope!

Janet, Pacific Northwest, USA

Kimberly S. said...

OMGosh....what a FANTASTIC album!! You never cease to amaze me with the creative projects you come up with!! I love all the little pockets...soooo perfect for this little album!! I check your blog EVERY day and LOVE it!!! I would absolutely LOVE to win this album!! Thank you for the chance to win such awesome blog candy!
Kimberly S.

thestampinglady said...

Thanks for another wonderful tutorial. I am a very happy subscriber to your blog through google reader and enjoy your posts and creative art. Thanks for the chance to win. Wishing you a great week. Dar

thestampinglady at gmail dot com

Elena said...

Wow!I've never seen anything like this! How cool of you to share the process too. Will need to come back and visit your older posts. Please do stop by for a visit

Susan said...

thank you for the tutorial, & a chance to win this album

Wanda said...

What a beautiful squash book! Loving the colors you selected. So glad to hear you are doing a tutorial every Saturday. Here's to the lucky person who may win the blog candy! YEA!

shari said...

What a novel gift to give someone. Love it. Thanks for the opportunity, and the sharing.


Tahnya Marie said...

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog, it was lovely having you there. You have so many pretty things on your blog that requires me to go through it all. :)

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful way to honor that spirit! I've really enjoyed your blog - thanks for sharing your gift with all of us.
Michelle mhkinnh(at)yahoo(dot)com

Cherry Chick said...

Hello Sharon....thanks so much for stopping by for One World One Heart and for leaving your kind comments. I will put your name in the pot for the Very Cherry earring giveaway. At one time I did alot of stamping but not so much anymore. There never seems to be enough hours in my day.
A pleasure to meet you and visit your blog. Best of luck on winning.

Doone said...

nice to meet you, thank you for your visit to my one world blog post, this is my return visit

excellent tutorial Sharon,


Amy said...

Thanks for the drawing. This tutorial is awesome. Please feel free to enter my drawing, as well. avennett AT verizon DOT net

Diane said...

What a creative piece!

Anonymous said...

Great tutorial! I made one of these many years ago. You have inspired me to try it again. Mary R. mrager(at)charter(dot) net

Deb B (Debadoo) said...

This is gorgeous Sharon! thanks for the tutorial and the chance to win a Sharon Field original! I've always meant to do one of these, but never have.
stampindebs at aol dot com

apinkdreamer said...

hi!!!i'm eleni from greece! please enter me in your wonderful givaway! thanks for sharing!!!!!
visit my magical owoh post too:

Janine said...

Hallo, nice to meet you
Thank you for giving us the chance to win your great doorprice.
Great tutorial too..
Please count me in.
Come visit me on my blog,I join the OWOH- event too.
Regards from Germany and happy OWOH

Anonymous said...

How lovely! I would love to win it!
Please come to my Blog to win a real crystal ball!
Be well & wish well,

Sandi said...

Wow Sharon, what a nice blog post. I can't imagine being a stamper for 20 years. You don't even look old enough to have been doing it that long. Love your squash book and so sweet of you to do the tutorial (that is a lot of work!!). I would love to win it, just like the other 100 who already commented before me -- we all know how great your work is!!
Sandi Dailey

Ruth H said...

What a great tutorial Sharon! Thanks for sharing your wealth of knowledge through your blog - you have really blessed my day!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Greetings!...So pleased to visit your lovely blog. I am a Canadian Mixed Media and Digital Artist and look forward to meeting a new friend. I hope you will visit my blog as well.

Thank you for including me in your wonderful gift draw. Hugs, Gayle.

Lea said...

This is so incredibly adorable! I love it. Love the new spring paper, too. It's so sweet and old fashioned. Would love to win it!

Lea Kimmel

Donna said...

Thank you for taking the time to offer this lovely gift and thank you for the opportunity to win!

gpc said...

Lovely. I am happy to meet you! I hope you'll get a chance to visit my blog, too. gpc490[at]gmail[dot]com

Deci said...

Beautiful work! Visit my OWOH giveaway at

Jeanie Callaghan said...

Thanks so much for the tutorial! You've done some lovely work here.

Jeanie Callaghan
I am #249 on the OWOH list

Anonymous said...

I CAn't wait to try this tutorial. I've made the squash albums before but never with pockets. I'd love to win a sample. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing your talents with us mere mortals! The Squash Album is absolutely awesome. The colors and layouts show us all the treasure SU and the rest of us have in you. How awesome it is that you would allow one of us to win this prize. Tina

Homemaker Honey said...

Great giveaway!

homemakerhoney@ gmail .com

My OWOH giveaway:

Anonymous said...

Sharon, this is the best and largest Squish Book I have seen not to mention the great instructions. TFS and for being so generous about sharing the instructions!

Linda H

Blissful Pumpkin said...

Hi Sharon, What a great giveaway. Thanks for the tutorial also. Please count me in.
Pop over to my blog for your chance to win also.
Kyles =D

Jodaeodesign said...

Thank you for sharing! I would love a chance to winner your handcrafted book. Please include me in your drawing.

Java Venus said...

I love this tutorial! Thank you for the opportunity to win a prize!

Please stop by my blog, too, at:

Kelly Mitchell

Connie said...

What a terrific prize you are giving away! Please enter me in your draw. I really enjoyed looking around your blog!
connie from kauai, hawaii

Twila said...

Your album is gorgeous! I've wanted to learn how to make one of these for quite some time. Thank you soooo much for sharing the tutorial, and for telling us about One World One Heart.

tmustain at centurytel dot net (is this how you want it done?) If not, the actual e-mail address is

Again, thank you for sharing your talents!

Connie said...

What a terrific prize you are giving away! Please enter me in your draw. I really enjoyed looking around your blog!
connie from kauai, hawaii

crinwil2 at yahoo dot com

Loralynn said...

Fantastic tutorial and giveaway! It is so much fun seeing all the different types of things being given away and meet new(to me) bloggers! Please enter me in your giveaway!

Anonymous said...

This is an awesome idea! I can see it as so many different things..memory book,Valentine, Christmas gift complete with gift cards, tickets to events, I said my mind is running a mile a minute! Thanks for sharing this...definately on my project list!

hwhipple at hvc dot rr dot com

Holly Whipple

Lisa aka Myran said...

I wanted to do one of these for a long time, and now I can with this tutorial :) TFS!
This is my first time doing OWOH but I'm having so much fun traveling around the world just by sitting in my livingroom :) //Lisa #151

Tumbleweed Trails said...

Hope you have oodles of fun during OWOH. Everything you create is wonderful. Thanks for the tutorial and a chance to win the great album. Also, thanks for your generosity and participation in the event. Count me in please.
visionquest2020 AT msn DOT com

SpiritMama said...

What a beautiful album, wonderful blog!
Thanks for stopping by my blog!
#28 OWOH

Waxela (wa-shay-la)
aka SpiritMama

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful project and easy to follow tutorial. I had no idea SU was around 20 years ago, you must have been a baby then...haha!

AlwaysInspired said...

Great album! Wonderful tutorial too!
Stop by and enter my OWOH! I'm #50

The Altered Paper said...

So many creative blogs! WoW! Count me in your OWOH Door Prize Please! Thanks,Tee

Cherry said...

Yea! So glad to be here. You have an awesome blog! Come check mine out sometime. Thanks for entering me!

Micki said...

Thanks so much for the tutorial and i would love to win the album. Please visit my Irish giveaway at:

Healing Woman said...

This looks pretty tricky to make but I enjoyed the tutorial and would love to win the beautiful one you created. If you have time, come on by to visit my blog at number 92.

Shirley said...

That album is so intriguing. I've never seen anything like it!

Shelley said...

Sharon, your squash album is amazing! Of coure, I am not surprised as I have loved all you projects and artwork.
shelley at wildfrogcreations dot com

Patrice H said...

First off I was so happy to see this card a s a tutorial. I have always wanted to make one. Second I am so glad you had the OWOH blog icon on your daily post, I have been hopping for over an hour (Good thing I did housework yesterday lolol)
Finally CONGRATULATIONS on being asked to be a Guest Designer They chose wisely. You are an amazing artist!

Gail's Card Cafe' said...

Hello from next door in Nevada! I love this book and thank you so much for providing the directions to make it!

Cheryl said...

Greetings from Fresno, California :-)
Please enter me in your drawing for your lovely give-away gift.
~Cheryl over @ Artsy Fartsy

shawkl said...

Hi Sharon, great tutorial. I work in it is kinda greek to me; but it is gorgeous! Looks complicated...and I'd love to have it! Since you do tutorial might be interested in something I just recently found our about myself. A way to put a PDF button at the bottom of your posts...that allow the reader to print the post as a pdf document. It is at And, no...I don't know these folks or have anything to do with them...but a friend pointed them out to me. I used them and love the results on my own blog! Just trying to help out a friend!

Michaele said...

I LOVE how you've shared the tutorial! I can't wait to explore more of your blog, so into the blog reader you go!

If you haven't already, I hope you'll drop by both of my giveaways (at Twigs and Tulle and Kindergarten's 3 R's: I'm giving away a mini bunting and some pattern blocks) during this awesome blogging event! Happy OWOH!



Mimi said...

I would love to win this, it's beautiful!

Please stop by my blog and enter my OWOH giveaway also! I'm #590.

hoerauf at comcast dot net


Betty said...

Lovely album! Please stop by my blog for my giveaways of body butters I make and a wallet I made.

I also want to invite you to share a linkie to one your tutorials on my Creative Monday post or my Share a Tutorial on Thursday or on both!

PEA said...

Hi Sharon, so lovely to meet you! Please add my name for your giveaway, I would so love to win your gorgeous squash album:-) You made it look so easy in the tutorial but I know I'd mess it up! lol

Make sure you come by and enter my own giveaway if you haven't done so already!!

Hugs, PEA from Canada xox

Anonymous said...

Hi Sharon thanks so much for visiting my blogs for OWOH! And that's a fantastic idea sharing the tutorial for OWOH, I've bookmarked it to try for another day! Have a great one!


~Spike #22, 24

spikelikeart at gmail dot com

Rein said...

Nice to meet you,
love your give away!

feel free to come over to my blog.

Mervi said...

Gorgeous tutorial and lovely prize,
hope to win!

Greetings from Finland;-))m
number 451 OWOH
leikkaan AT

Hoopie said...

What a great give away You have !

Thanks for participating in
One World One Heart

check out my blog #635

Christina said...

A beautiful prize.. I will definitely have to give this a try, Thank-you so much for the tutorial!
I'm OWOH#502

Karla Rosendall said...

Beautiful work!

Antonella said...

Ciao! I am so happy to meet you today on the wings of OWOH! Thanks for a chance to win your wonderful giveaway and tutorial!!
Hugs, ♥ ♥ ♥ Antonella ♥ ♥ ♥
wing stop #153, snowy New Jersey
Please stop by #153 for a chance to win my giveaway!

Nanbon44 said...

So very nice to meet you,
Please enter my name in your lovely giveaway-
Bonnie in Florida
Blogs #566 and #567 USA

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

The tutorial is great! Thank you! Visit me soon! I'm # 389 ! ♥

Craftymoose Crafts said...

Thank you for sharing the tutorial and offering the beautiful album! I hope you have a chance to stop by my blog & enter my giveaway, too! #331

FairlyGirly said...

Gorgeous colours for the album, thanks for the chance to win. Please pop over to my blog and enter mine #636

Aimee Jeffries said...

Great prize and tutorial! Happy OWOH, nice to meet you :)


Digital Misfit said...

Great tutorial! Your photos are very clear and easy to follow. The album is very cool.
Thank you for participating in OWOH 2011. Pop by my blog, #51, if you get a chance.
hugs from ON, Canada

Lezlei Ann Young said...

Oh please enter me in your OWOH Giveaway! If I am the winner, you can contact me at Take a moment to visit my blog and enter my OWOH Giveaway at


Beadwright said...

Hello from Florence, Oregon USA. You have a wonderful blog. I have enjoyed my time here. Please count me in on your giveaway.

CathyH said...

Thanks Sharon! I love this design, how creative!
cathyguitarteacher-77 at

Maggi said...

Flying in from One World One Heart! :)

Great cute album and awesome tutorial! Nice to meet you! justaddglitter at gmail dot com

If you haven't already, you're welcome to visit my OWOH post anytime!

Happy Blog Discovery!

Anonymous said...

I really enjoyed reading your blog. Thanks so much for offering such a wonderful piece.

Ksenia said...

Your door prize is wonderful!
I’d love to be a lucky winner!

Oxana from Moldova
fancyscrap at

Cinthia H said...

Thanks for sharing this tutorial!
jchill34 at yahoo dot com

jacque4u2c said...

Greetings from Louisville, KY - USA
Nice to meet you and visit your blog.
Winning your give away would be awesome! I love explosion cards~! TOO CUTE!
Thanks for including me in your drawing..Come visit me, I am playing too.

Sylvia Smiser said...

Hi Sharon,
I have become a follower because I love to learn new things and you have so many wonderful tutorials! I especially love the ribbon rosette tutorial.
Please come by and visit me when you get a chance.
Thank you,


Agnes Lang said...

Thank you for sharing your tutorial! I am new to stamping and your blog inspires me and give ideas to try new things.
mokus112 (at) comcast (dot) net

Dianne said...

This is so pretty and I love the colors. Thanks for the tutorial.
Please put my name in your draw and come to my blog #348 and put your name in the hat there if you wish. Thanks!

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

Hello from the Philippines, Sharon! I think I'd rather win it than make it- it seems awfully complicated! Do come by and see if you'd like to win my prize! Patsy.paterno (at) from

Gracie "Neky White" said...

What a generous giveaway! thank you so much for the chance to win something so beautiful! and for share your tutorial =D

come to enter mine if you have time!


carylsrealm said...

Wonderful album, and very thoughtful to take the time to create the tutorial!
carylsrealm at yahoo dot com
Caryl OWOH #270

Lubna said...

Hello from India, Sharon.Thanks for a step-by-step tutorial, but am not brave enough to take up this project, yet. But maybe someday. I've taken a print out of the post.
I just learnt of the wonderful initiative of OWOH, I am too late to give a give away myself but you are welcome to visit my blog.I learnt this is the last year of OWOH, I do so hope and pray someone else takes up the initiative and this beautiful concept does not die out. I would so like to be able to give away a door gift next year.
My email: lukathewriter (at) gmail (dot) com

crafty creations said...

You are so talented !!! A beautiful blog and stunning gift
Please add me to your draw I would be delighted to win and hope you are posting to the UK

I have joined your followers so that I can come back and look at your tutorials - thank you for taking the time to do them

Maybe you could come visit me at 177 and 727

Enjoy OWOH

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

What talent you have. I am impressed by your giveaway. I'm # 11, and would love to have you stop by if you haven't already.

Sam Bonney said...

Greetings from Cornwall, thanks for putting up a great prize, please pop over to my blog for a chance to win mine!

Danielle said...

Very nice!
binafan at hotmail dot com

Emily R. said...

Thats so cute!!

My blog! Not much yet. New to bloggin :)

Gale Varland said...

Hello from Oregon! I have enjoyed peeking around your blog. Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway. The album is beautiful but the tutorial is the true gift. Thank you so much!
Please stop by my blog and enter my giveaway if you get a chance. OWOH # 473
:) Gale

Cameron said...

Thanks so much for sharing! Stampin Up products are fantastic...and your papers can't be beat!!

Cameron #83


oh you have such a wonderful blog and great give away! I shall have to keep my fingers crossed! Visit me too #220 needlewings at

Jenxo said...

Gosh you have a lot of grat tutorials on your blog, just fantastic...thanks for stopping by and please count me in to your lovely giveaway..jenxo

Sharri C said...

Sharon, I'm not a scrapper but this is beautiful! I may have to experiment with this. Thanks for the great tutorial! sharri at rogers dot com

Anonymous said...

I have always wanted to learn how to make these books. Thanks so much for offering the free tutorial!

You do amazing work!


Brenda Marshall said...

Wow! This is a great tutorial - thanks for sharing! Brenda

Kim Dellow said...

Fabulous Sharon, thanks for the tutorial. Nice to see you and your blog on my journey around. Enjoy the rest of OWOH 2011. Kim (no.724)

Eileen said...

wow what wonderful blog candy, thank you for the tutorial with pictures, thanks for sharing and for this opportunity to win one of your beautiful pieces

Beckie Holso said...

Isn’t this fun? I just love OWOH! Thank you for participating… please count me in for your terrific giveaway. If you get a chance, I hope you’ll visit me too (if you haven’t already).

Thanks for the tutorial - what a cute and clever book!

Beckie =)
artbeckons at hotmail dot com
San Diego, California, USA

OWOH #119
OWOH #132

Donna said...

Thank you for for offering this beautiful gift and thank you for the chance to win. Your hard work really shows!

stampers7 said...

Thanks so much for the great tutorial! I loved the way u used the different colored cardstocks.

Holly said...

You have a wonderful blog! Your cards and tutorials and tips are great! Your door prize is wonderful too! Thanks for the chance to win it!

Keisha said...

Hello from Navada! I love your giveaway! Please count me in! Thank you!!

¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
(¸.•´ (¸.•´Keisha

Wanda AKA "Craftymule" said...

Well, hello there from snowy Arkansas! Please enter me in your fantastic giveaway and if you haven't already, be sure to stop by my blog and enter my giveaway, too.

Warmest regards,

Wanda Eash
Two Crafty Mules

stampgram said...

Greetings from Cody, Wyoming! Isn't this event awesome? What a beautiful little pretty and unique. I used to teach at our local stamp store so I know how hard it is to put together these tutorials...thanks for sharing. I will be back to browse some more when the event is over! Please enter me in your drawing.


If you have a moment stop by and enter my giveaways too.
# 385
# 132

Karen said...

It is a pleasure to meet you and see your beautiful blog.
Thanks for the great giveaway.

Francine Cronos said...

Thank you so much for the wonderful tutorial. The Squash Album is fabulous. Also, thank you for the chance to enter your giveaway for this beautiful album.


ladybug said...

I feel as if I've already won! Thanks for the free tutorial and I will most certainly be back to see more of what you do and offer!

I hope you'll come by and visit me as well:

Noemi said...

fantastic tutorial.
A big hug from Spain.

Belinda said...

your blog is beautiful .please visit mine #425
my giveaway is a ooak polymer bunting baby

Debra said...

Wow what a lovely giveaway! Please add me to the list !Thank you for the opportunity to win!

Teri said...

Very nice scrapbook album. Thanks for the tutorial.
Come visit me at

Thanks Teri

cottageprims said...

Count me in on the lovely giveaway.If I should be the lucky winner just email me through my blog.Warm Blessings!~Amy

martha brown said...

Thanks for the tutorial! I'm going to try it out. Please enter my name into your draw -- thank you so much!
~martha (#384) said...

Hello, greetings from Malaysia. Happy OWOH to you.
I'm also participating in OWOH 2011 and here is my link.
Please come visit me too!

whimsyloft [at] gmail [dot] com

Annie said...

Love your album!!!! It was so nice to stay awhile and enjoy a coffee with you. If you get the chance I would love you to visit me downunder (Australia) so I can return the favour. #819

CreativSpirit said...

Hi Sharon, greetings from Australia.
Great to meet you and visit your blog. I am an addicted rubber stamper myself. I would love to be the lucky winner of your lovely album. Please come by #9 and say hello.


peggy aplSEEDS said...

thanks so much for that tutorial and for the chance to win your lovely album giveaway. (seems like it really took a lot of time to make!) i hope you can drop by my blog at (#544) and join my OWOH giveaway. blessings!

Stitchety Grub said...

Fabulous Giveaway - please include me and do come and visit my blog and enter mine too –if you haven’t already – I am #139 - I will be back for a more leisurely look around your blog after the event :-) – Cheers Britt in Australia

Barbara V said...

Woohoo...I am in under the wire! Love that book! j3vogt(at)aol(dot)com.

JBlanton said...

You have an awesome blog and giveaway- I am having so much fun checking out OWOH participant's blogs. Thanks for the opportunity to win

Sunshineshelle said...

OMG You do all this AND write a DAILY BLOG!!! OK talk about super organised you are impressive in more ways than just your creativity those tutorials make you a superb teacher too! I'm pleased to meet you (I'm Shelle from Sunshine Coast Australia) If you have time (I don't think I've seen you visit, but could be just dazed from dancing around the world LOL) I'd love you to come on over check out my giveaways & comment at my OWOH post too :) oh & please feel free to drop in now and then after OWOH if you're in the bloggersphere :) that'd be cool! Now let's enjoy this hurly burly wonderful One World One Heart EXTRAVAGANZA :) There's lot's more blogs, I feel like I'm in a marathon LOL!! Up, UP & AWAAAAAAY!!

ben... Titbelsoeur... mais sans sa princessôptipoâ ! said...

Hi Sharon, thanks for stopping by my blog, I'm happy to know yours now !
please count me in, your prize is great !!
greetin gs from France

KnutzEls said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. I took a look on yours and immediately bookmarked it. You make such lovely cards and you give workshop how to make them. Very inspiring.
I am sure we will meet esachother on the internet within a few time.
Happy OWOH.

alveen said...

Hi Sharon... Thank you for visiting my OWOH post and leaving me a nice comment.
I would be delighted if you would include me in the draw for your lovely Squash Album too. Great tutorials that you write.

Azurlin said...

Greetings from Ipswich, MA

Wonderful tutorial...

I hope you have a chance to visit my blog, too. I'm offering a shabby chic denim necklace. And...come by again later so we can chat. :)

mom of 3rd culture kids said...

Hello from Thailand! Wow! That's a great tutorial.. thanks for sharing.. your work is very neat and beautiful! COunt me in your give away!

Here's my OWOH post..please click here.. :)

laetriciajaniel (@) gmail (d0t) com

Kimberly R. said...

I've enjoyed visiting your blog and would love a chance to enter your wonderful giveaway!
Thanks so much :)
kimberlybreid at hotmail dot

Sean said...

From the Florida Gulf Coast
I am entering for my daughter Melanie, she had wanted to participate in this year's event, but a fire changed her plans... I thought I would surprise her and do this for her..
Visit the site I set up for her on my blog #579.. and enter her name in the contest, thank You


Lisa said...

How wonderful! I would certainly love to win it, but also wanted to share how thankful I am for the tutorial. I'm bookmarking this and heading back...I'm quite excited to make one!

Thank you for the opportunity to win one pre-made! :)

#17 on OWOH -

Birgit said...

Hi Sharon,

Thanks for the tutorial -- I bookmarked it. :)

Thanks also for the chance to win that great album -- it's lovely, and I really like the colors.

Happy creating,

Kelly Jeanette said...

Hi from East Tennessee and thanks for visiting my blog. Thanks for sharing the tutorial. The one you made is lovely.Please enter me into your drawing.

Chelle said...

Hi, it's wonderful to meet you through this lovely event. I'd love for my name to be entered into your giveaway. Thank you in advance and have a wonderful day. :-) I'm off now to look at more of your blog!


Barbara Olivo Cagle said...

Hi Sharon, I would love to win your beautifully handcrafted "Squash Album." Count me in and pick me to win! Please visit my blog, too. I am the author of "16 x MOM: A Mastery of Motherhood." I am giving away my book and a couple of laminated 4 leaf clovers.

Downunderdale said...

thanks so much for visiting my blog - what a glorious album

Barbara Rosenzweig said...

Greetings from Philly, PA, USA! Your work is great! Count me in for a giveaway. I am a watercolor artist and photographer looking forward to meeting a new friend. If you haven’t visited me yet, please visit my new blog anytime (#864)
I hope to come back later to take more time checking out your blog.

Dawn said...

I have really been enjoying your blog... Glad I found it! Your album is amazing! Thanks for sharing!

TIONYA B said...

I absolutely love this album!!! Your blog candy is awesome! Thanks for the chance to win it!!
tionya b
tionyalynn at yahoo dot com

irishgalkelly said...

What a great project to make. Thank you for all your inspiration. I follow your blog and look forward to seeing your beautiful creations!! Love the papers and colors of this one.

kelly_wentling at yahoo dot com

Rhonda said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! And thank you so much for sharing the instructions. I can't wait to try it!

joybugd at gmail dot com

kchristensen said...

I just love your tutorials; they are so easy to follow. I really like this squash book. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

kjxensen at gmail dot com

Lululiz said...

Great tutorial, I am so going to try this ( once the OWOH event is over, lol ). Thanks for the chance of winning the finished album. Liz (831)

BrendaLea, the Prpldy said...

Hello Sharon,

The tutorial is fab, thanks for sharing it with us. And the album is gorgeous!!!!!

BrendaLea A. - Purple Lady
Southern Illinois, USA
prpldy (at) comcast dot net

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing your tutorials with all of us. I will be trying out this tutorial in the very near future. Thanks also for the opportunity to win some blog candy.


ronna dot crowley at att dot net

mitz said...

...hoping to become a lucky one.. hmmm crossing fingers now. great job thanks for the opportunity mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

calej said...

Hi Sharon,

These are great to make! Thank you for the very good tutorial :)

Hope you can join in my goodie giveaways as well! :)


calejbitsvyk at gmail dot com
calej d'art

calej said...

Hi Sharon, These are great to make! Thank you for teh very good tutorial :) Hope you can join in my goodie giveaways as well! :) Blessings ! calejbitsvyk at gmail dot com calej d'art

Barb said...

Your squash book is amazing! I am so happy you used one of my favorite DSPs. Thank you for sharing your work of art!
Happy Stamping1

janil said...

Wonderful giveaway!!!
Greetings from Spain and thanks for the chance!!!
cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

Anna Circo said...

Greetings from southern California. Love your amazing giveaway. Please add me to your hat. I'm flying in during the final hours of OWOH. Thank you and cheers!

Rough Seas Designs said...

I would like to have my name submitted for a chance to win your drawing!

I love to meet fellow crafters so if you have time stop by for a visit!

Thanks so much!!

Cat & Cricket said...

WOOHOO! you know how to get a carpet ride rolling!
Great, amazing blog! And what creativity you hold!
Count me in!
Cat #460

Joyce van der Lely said...

I'm late, I'm late, this blog hopping is great fun, but I am running out of time....
Yes, please add me to your beautiful give away ! Gorgeous album, what a great idea !

and visit mine if you still have some time....

#206 - OWOH

Staci Rose said...

This was one of the most original OWOH posts I have seen...and there's quite a few! Thoroughly enjoyed your work and your words! :)