Disney Pixar Blog Hop

Britten here today, filling in for a very busy Megan Elizabeth!

When Megan asked me to come up with a Disney-themed project for today’s hop, I knew JUST the photo I wanted to scrap.   This picture of my daughter Breena with Donald Duck at Disney’s Animal Kingdom makes me smile every time I see it.    But the colors were a challenge, since the characters at the Animal Kingdom wear khaki, safari-themed outfits rather than their traditional costumes.  As I was browsing through my massive stash of paper, I came across these beautiful patterns from K & Co. that were muted yet a perfect background for my picture.  Figuring out how to dress Donald in non-traditional colors was another challenge…until I pulled my stack of Paper Layerz.   Ta-dah!   Not only did the colors match perfectly, but I was able to cut him out from just one sheet of Paper Layerz.

Supplies used:

Pattern Paper: K & Company, Paper Layerz by Megan Elizabeth

Baker’s Twine: Etsy

Cricut Cartridges:  Micky & Friends, Mickey Font, Bags, Tags, Boxes & More

Punches:  EK Success, Tonic

Now on to the Blog Hop info:

We have a GRAND PRIZE for this Blog Hop donated by ContainYa Crafts!  You can have YOUR CHOICE of a Scrap’n Tote or a Scrap’n Easel!  Each blog in this two day hop has a special letter, and when all of the letters are put together they spell out a secret phrase.

My letter is . . . . T

Once you have stopped at each blog in the hop and collected all of the letters, simply email the phrase they create to bloghopcontests@gmail.com.  All entries must be in by Midnight on Monday, November 21st.  The winner will be announced on Tuesday, November 22nd at http://craftychicsblog.blogspot.com/

Day One – November 19th
Shawn http://craftychicsblog.blogspot.com/
Melissa  http://www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com/
Tami  http://tamiscraftconnection.blogspot.com/
Ellen  http://cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com/
Madison http://www.funkycards.blogspot.com/
Jenny http://www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com/
Cindy  http://www.snoflaks.blogspot.com/
Lori  http://scrappinmystressaway.blogspot.com/
Amy Chomas http://amychomas.blogspot.com/
Kathy http://kathyscozies.blogspot.com/
Amy Voltz http://www.lovetocrop.com/

Day Two – November 20th

Shawn http://craftychicsblog.blogspot.com/
Melissa  http://www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com/
Megan http://www.aboverubiesstudio.com/ (you are here!)
Kim http://uscrap2.blogspot.com/
Bobbi Jo http://sweetsassydiva-gspot.blogspot.com/
Jenny http://jennyplace26.blogspot.com/
Jessica http://thecreativestamperspot.blogspot.com/
Cathie http://www.creativecutter.org/
Susan http://www.cricutforbeginners.com/
Tami http://www.scrappinrabbitdesigns.blogspot.com/
Sarah http://www.pinkcricut.com/

Thanks for hopping by!





  1. I’m not much of a scrapper at all, Britten, not in the traditional layout sort of way, but your layout is simply the BEST I’ve seen. I love the non-traditional colors you used, how you dressed the duck … all of it! THANK YOU for showing us how to be terrific scrapbookers!

    Ellen ♥ CardMonkey
    E-mail: cardmonkey@comcast.net

  2. Kristan (Crazy4Christ) says:

    This is a really cute layout, love how you changed up Donalds outfit to match your layout!!

  3. Really a cute project. They look good in any color, but the beiges were really nice.

  4. Love this and the colors are perfect.

  5. Really like this layout. What’s a Blog Hop? I haven’t heard that term before?

  6. What a fabulous lo, and great choice on colors too!!

  7. Great LO and a nice color palette too.

  8. Amy Prather-Smith says:

    Cute Donald!

  9. Great idea, Britten to change Donald’s clothes to match his Animal Kingdom costume! Your page has me wishing I’d gotten the Disney cartridges for scrapping our Disney adventures! Thanks so much for showing me the possibilities!
    rgauss at sbcglobal dot net

  10. What a great layout! Love the colors. I find Animal Kingdom pics challenging to scrap sometimes too. you did a great job.

  11. Adorable! I’m currently scrapping our Disney trip. Now I need to go buy the cartidge! Good work!

  12. I really like the neutral / natural tones with this layout which looks like it would work for lots of layouts. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Great layout!! I love that you changed Donald’s clothes to a different color!

  14. Love the colors on this you picked them perfectly! Haven’t used the paper layerz yet, but I have some!!!

  15. I love Donald in natural colors. He is beautiful.

  16. Stacey Halbgewachs says:

    Super cute LO! I love the non-traditional colors and of course Paper Layerz is perfect for just about anything!!

  17. Judi Farrell says:

    Cute, cute, cute Britten! Love the LO and the colors you chose to match the photo theme. 😀 Love paper layerz tooooo!!! Such a great paper product! 😀


  18. Very cute card! Happy Thanksgiving!
    wishing you well

  19. Hi Britten! I see you often at Above Rubies. Thanks for being in the hop. I love that photo of your daughter! That is so precious! You did a wonderful job on your layout! Love that Donald Duck! Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown edwinabrown@comcast.net

  20. Great layout! Love it! Denise

  21. Great LO! Love Donald’s outfit and the colors are wonderful.

  22. WOW, what a great layout.. wonderful job.. really going to have to think about taking our grand babies there! TFS

  23. This layout is awesome!! It is simple, yet elegant and the main focus is on the photo (as it should be)!! Love the natural colors you used ~ perfect for Animal Kingdom!!

  24. Great layout. I bet the paper layerz made Donald so easy to produce.

  25. Great Lo….TFS!!

  26. Kim Parker says:

    Great layout! Love your Donald Duck. Can’t wait to see Paper Layerz – they look so neat.


  27. angie seyler says:

    Neat layout & love the colors used. The paper layerz makes it so easy to match.

  28. you did an awesome job on your layout!!

  29. Great layout! Love the colors you used!

  30. Love you layout and The colors are perfect!! TFS!! look forward to Black Friday…I have to work 9 to 5 that day but will be up early!!

  31. I am trying to follow the disney blog hop but several of the blogs don’t lead tot he next person on the list and my letters are all mixed up. This is what I got
    Day one
    Shawn a
    Melissa y
    Tami p
    Ellen p
    Madison y (she linked to Cathie who’s letter is B but the list from this site says Jenny is next)
    Jenny i
    cindy ? She links to Tami who is p
    I never got to Lori, Amy C, Kathy or Amy V

    Day 2
    Shawn a
    Melissa y
    Megan t
    Kim o
    Bobbi Lo m
    jenny e
    jessica l (she links to Cathie, not Jenny)
    Jenny i
    Susan s
    Tami p
    Kathy a

    I guess I did something wrong because this doesn’t spell anything, Oh well I tried. Robin Pineo

  32. Jennifer Partridge says:

    What a cute layout!!! 🙂 I love the way you were able to match the paper!

    Thanks so much for sharing,

    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

  33. This is a great project and I just love how PaperLayerz came to the rescue!! This paper is soooo cool and perfect for projects like this!

  34. very cute picture and layout 🙂 lindaplusthree at yahoo dot com

  35. Great Layout. Good job dressing Donald! 🙂

  36. Britten, love the colors you chose for this LO. Super cute. But what’s even cuter:- your sweet Breena w/ Donald Duck. What a lifetime of memories she’ll have. TFS! 🙂

  37. Very CUTE layout!!! Love it!!! TFS and explaining all about the hop 🙂

    -Samantha 🙂
    SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com

  38. Oh, I just love your project for today, I love the “ducks”. thanks for sharing.

  39. Cute layout. Thank you for the hop.

  40. alwayscharlie says:

    Britten this layout rocks!!

  41. Hi Britten, your LO is darling. You did a fantastic job matching the real DD to your Cricut cut counterpart!!!
    Happy to have hopped in for the Disney Hop Day 2!
    Jessica’s Craft Shaque

  42. What a super cute page! TFS you did a wonderful job!!!

    Lisa G

  43. Britten, I LOVE the color combo and patterned papers you used on Donald! I need to learn to think outside the box more on things like that! Gorgeous LO! Thanks for joining us for the hop!


  44. Cute layout, love Donald’s outfit. I’ve never been to Animal Kingdom, interesting that the characters wear safari outfits. Disney really does think of everything! TFS.


  45. Awesome job with the non traditional colors. It turned out great.
    TTFN from a new follower. dpookybear at yahoo dot com

  46. Sandra DeLong says:

    cute layout!!

  47. Adorable LO! Your did a great job!

  48. Love the vibrancy of Donald. Great work!

  49. Wow he looks awesome in those colors.

  50. Heather R...mousemomma says:

    I love your layout! I never would have thought to use non-traditional Disney colors. This opens up a whole new world of possibilities! Thanks for sharing.

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