{4.11.2011} Hippity Hop

Happy H{ippity} Hop!!!

This was a very busy weekend for me filled with baking and crafting.  I love to bake!  It is something I have loved to do since I was just a little bit.  I remember waking up on the weekends and making pancakes or waffles all the time.  Course, I’d make them red or green or blue.  Ha.  I also realize that isn’t baking, but that is how it all started.  🙂

So, when I have a bit of freedom on the weekend I LOVE to bake something new.  Yesterday, I made this amazing lemon pull apart bread.  I have a weakness for breads.

#1, because they are so yummy.
#2, because they can be a bit of a challenge.

You can read about it on my food blog HERE if you’d like (my baking skills have advanced a little from my pancake days, ha).  I’m generally not a fan of lemon anything, but this was so amazing, I didn’t mind it was lemon, in fact I LOVED it.  Ha.  Course, after I zested my lemon for this recipe, I was left with a naked lemon.  To use it up, I made some creamy lemon bars (these have an oatmeal crust) to take into work.  I’ll share that recipe if they have a good review.  🙂

So, are you ready for week 2 of our challenge???

The color combo this week is cream, kraft, teal and red.  I can’t wait to see all the great creations from this color combo!!!

I brought out the House a Home stamp set this week!  I have been on a scene creating kick for my cards lately.  I think it all started with my spring magnet from last Friday!  Ha.  I just love this really tall hill with a love filled home at the top.  This is a definite must have stamp set.  It is full of great scrapbooking and card making images.

I can’t wait to hop on over to Lisa’s blog to see what she made for us this week!  She has been on a FANTASTIC crafty roll lately with her beautiful creations!

stamps: House a Home {ippity}
patterned paper: early bird {cosmo cricket}
other: corner chomper, brown pen {zig}

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18 Comments

  1. Cheryl

    This is absolutely adorable! I love the paper piecing!

    ~Cheryl~

    **Check out my Meljen’s Designs blog candy!**

  2. Janna

    Lisa, this is so stinkin cute! And I love your profile picture! TFS Janna

  3. Maria Gurnsey

    SO stinkin cute and UNBELIEVABLY creative!!!!!!

  4. Rona

    Love this!!! So super cute!!

  5. karen m

    I adore how you made the house on top like that with the little path going upward toward it with a big heart!! Amazing Lisa!!

  6. Nora Anne

    This is so cool! I love the road you created 🙂 So fun! and those recipes are making my mouth water, I wish I worked with you so I could try the lemon bars! 🙂

  7. Lindsey

    Such a sweet scene you’ve created on this card!

  8. eryn hagen

    OH MY GOODNESS…this is absolutely ADORABLE…LOVE that big HILL you created!! hope all is GREAT with you! XOXO

  9. Stephanie Muzzulin

    Omg how fun is this you have the most clever ideas love it!!!!

  10. Renee VanEpps

    OMG I love this!!!!!!! How sweet and such an amazing feast for the eyes!!!!!!!

  11. Lisa Henke

    oh, my word! Lisa!!! this is sooo creative and over the top cute! great work, girlie!

  12. Emily Keaton

    This is absolutely brilliant, Lisa!!!

  13. Scrapcollectr57 (Cindy W)

    I have a weakness for scenes and yours is adorable….just perfect….
    *smile*

  14. Marilyn

    FABULOUS card!!!

  15. lynn

    first, i love your cute card:) second, awesome cooking blog-i hadn’t seen it yet-i cannot boil water:) i’ll keep checking on an update on the pumpkin bread-my fav!

  16. Emily Niehaus

    What a wonderful card, Lisa! I just love the road and hill you pieced for your house! 🙂

  17. Joanna

    This card is gorgeous! I especially love the hill with the stitching and the long read path.

    Off to visit your food blog now! 🙂

    Jo

  18. Angie Blom

    Lisa!! I am in love with this card!! I love everything about it! Wow amazing!

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