Thursday, October 20, 2011

Mother Goose Blog Hop!





Welcome to the Mother Goose blog hop it runs from October 21-23rd.  Our wonderful host is Theresa the scrapbooking queen.  Theresa www.thescrapbookingqueen.com so that is where you will want to start this hop.  There is a lot of talent on this hop so come along with us through the Mother Goose Rhymes. There is also a GRAND PRIZE.

If you came from  Vicky's blog then you are on the right track.  We all picked a rhyme that we liked to make something from.  The rhyme I chose was Humpty Dumpty, I used to love that rhyme as a child so I hope you enjoy this project for this hop.

History of Humpty Dumpty its interesting:
The imagery of Humpty Dumpty
Humpty Dumpty was a colloquial term used in fifteenth century England describing someone who was obese. This has given rise to various, but inaccurate, theories surrounding the identity of Humpty Dumpty. The image of Humpty Dumpty was made famous by the illustrations included in the 'Alice through the looking glass' novel by Lewis Carroll. However, Humpty Dumpty was not a person pilloried in the famous rhyme!

The History and Origins of the Rhyme
Humpty Dumpty was in fact believed to be a large cannon! It was used during the English Civil War ( 1642 - 1649) in the Siege of Colchester (13 Jun 1648 - 27 Aug 1648). Colchester was strongly fortified by the Royalists and was laid to siege by the Parliamentarians (Roundheads). In 1648 the town of C
olchester was a walled town with a castle and several churches and was protected by the city wall. Standing immediately adjacent the city wall, was St Mary's Church. A huge cannon, colloquially called Humpty Dumpty, was strategically placed on the wall next to St Mary's Church. The historical events detailing the siege of Colchester are well documented.

Humpty Dumpty poem
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the King's horses, And all the King's men
Couldn't put Humpty together again!
Alternative Words...
Humpty dumpty sat on a wall,
Humpty dumpty had a great fall;
Threescore men and threescore more,
Could not place Humpty as he was before.

The GRAND PRIZE is a MOTHER GOOSE DIGI ASSORTMENT

Nursery Rhymes Complete Set

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On to my project:
I made a card for this hop:


Paper from Martha Stewart paper pack
Bling from studio G
Ribbon from Tuesday Morning
Fiskars border punch
pop dots

Here is the offical line-up
  1. Teresa~http://www.thescrapbookingqueen.com
  2. Liz ~ http://www.lizspaperloft.com/
  3. Abby~ http://www.scrapbookaholicbyabby.com/
  4. Maria ~http://JoyfulStamper.blogspot.com
  5. Shannon ~ http://www.purplelionpaper.com/blog
  6. Lisa ~ http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
  7. Lynn ~ http://bootsandblingtime.blogspot.com/
  8. Michele-http://magicalcreativeinspiration.blogspot.com
  9. Sherri - http://squeakyscrapper.blogspot.com/
  10. Mary ~ http://www.cardztv.blogspot.com/
  11. vicky~ http://luvmygypsy.blogspot.com/
  12. angela~http://creativecraftin.blogspot.com (you are here!)
  13. theresa~ www.thescrapbookingqueen.com

I really hope you enjoy this hop and come back soon because there are more videos and projects to come!

22 comments:

  1. Angela your card is AWESOME!!! TFS

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  2. LOVE the bit of history you included Angela, very interesting!
    this is adorable hun!
    hugs & blessings

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  3. What a great job did you do. Gorgeous card with beautiful image. Love . Larisa

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  4. super cute project
    marial302003@yahoo.com

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  5. Super cute card! Humpty Dumpty is my favorite!

    Leslie

    cascrapper at gmail dot com

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  6. Adorable card. Thank you for sharing.

    brittmartin1288@yahoo.com

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  7. Really cute card, love the image.
    Ashley
    glamoroussideofscrapping at gmail dot com
    theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

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  8. You rocked it girl! I love this rhyme AND your card! Thank you for sharing the history of the rhyme. So interesting!

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  9. What a sweet card Angela! Thanks for the interesting history about Humpty Dumpty! Makes loads of sense now :) I am a new follower of your cute blog.

    rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

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  10. such a cute card love the image & colors

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  11. Great card!!! Loved the history of Humpty Dumpty. I sure didn't know that he was a cannon!!! :)

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  12. lovely card! my son love the Humpty Dumpty rhyme.

    Luanne
    myfootahead(at)gmail(dot)com
    http://craftersreference.blogspot.com/

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  13. New follower loving your card. TFS
    TTFN. dpookybear at yahoo dot com

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  14. I love your project!!!TFS!!!

    Cathie
    scraphappycat@gmail.com

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  15. Oh I love the colors used with that cute image
    Great job on this one
    I'm a follower
    perderg{at}q{dot}com

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  16. Great card! You did a wonderful job on it!

    momofcody1993atyahoodotcom

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  17. super cute, fabulous coloring! Humpty Dumpty is my fav!!!
    Eva :0)
    evascrapslife(at)gmail(dot)com
    http://evasscrapsncards.blogspot.com
    I have a giveaway on my blog

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  18. Two things. The origin of the canon makes perfect sense; I had never heard that before. And - I love the ribbon you used. Beautifully put together. Thanks for sharing.

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  19. Cute card, love the ribbon, and the bling. Great detail with the scallop edge. thank you for sharing.

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