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Twilight Tuesday Anniversary Blog Hop

Twilight Tuesday Inspiration Challenge Anniversary Blog Hop

Happy Anniversary to Twilight Tuesday! I have been actively participating in the Twilight Tuesday Challenges since challenge #24: Carlisle Cullen. That was before I even had a blog!!! Well, for this very special week, we are doing a huge blog hop, filled with wonderful cards, layouts, and surprises! Make sure you show some love to all of the participants! The hop will start and end at Twilight Tuesday. If you’re already on the hop, you should have come from Dani’s blog.

For the hop I decided to revisit one of my favorite challenges, #29, BFF’s Jacob and Bella. We were to make a project celebrating our best friend (or Jake and Bella’s relationship). I made a layout that I have wanted to make for quite some time now. I’ve had the pictures printed and everything… well, I finally got to make it!


It’s not a crazy layout like I sometimes make… I didn’t spend hours pondering what the heck I was gonna do with it… I wanted to focus on the photos… and it just kinda fell in to place. Dontcha just love when that happens???


Please click on the images to see them bigger.

So. We discovered this picture of the Twi-Boys and totally fell in love with it. We all thought that it was hysterical! Those fangs are so huge and ridiculous! It then came time to plan for our Twilight Release Party. My sister Pam (bottom right in the photo) decided it would be hilarious to buy us the same obnoxious fangs so that we could take a similar photo! This, obviously is the result. I dare say, we look even more hideous/ridiculous than the boys do!

So how does this tie in to the Best Friend Challenge? Well, I’ve got 2 sets of Best Friends here. My best friend Terry is in the top left of the photo…I’m sitting next to her (although I am ashamed to admit I could look that bad!!!). Then it’s Pam and her best friend Diana. I don’t really know if we would have taken this picture with anyone else. I think it could have only been a best friend shot. Who better to be silly with???

So even though it’s a layout that went together pretty quickly, and didn’t require a tone of work on my part; it’s one of the most important Twi-project I’ve done. It celebrates the friendships we have with each other, it embodies the silliness that we share, it’s just… well… us! This is who we are and what we do together. And if a dopey picture and a movie release can remind us of that (and how special we are to each other), than ain’t life grand? It really is the simple things… In this case… it’s plastic fangs!

Now go on over to my darling friend Donna’s blog. I’m sure she’s gonna “Wow!” ya with an amazing project.

We are so lucky to have some wonderful sponsors for the hop. Here is their info:

Stamp Happens Shop
Stamp Insanity Stamps
The Greeting Farm
Unity Stamp Co.
Die Cuts R Us
Sassy Studio Designs
Stars Fall Designs

Please visit these wonderful sights too!

Enjoy the hop! I can’t wait to see what YOU make!!!


Eve said…
I LOVE those pics! Too cute! What a fun little project for the blog hop!
Juanita said…
Great layout and great story about you BFFs.
margie c said…
LOVE those pics! So cute and fun! Perfect layout!
Thanks for sharing your BFF story :*)
Enjoy the hop!
Jacilynn said…
great job! super card!
Dani said…
What a brilliant layout! So perfect in every way! Love the picture and your story to go along with it. Great job as always!! :)
Jen Shults said…
Alison! OME, this is awesome. I ALWAYS love to read your stories that go with your projects. You always have the best tales to spin.

Your layout is fantastic! I love what you made. Those pictures are just priceless!!
Beth said…
BRILLIANT! I *LOVE* that photo! How freaking clever are you?! Beautiful layout and awesome post! Rock on!! xx
Erica said…
Wonderful! I love the photos of the boys and the photo of you and the girls is perfect! The layout is beautiful and I like the touch of buttons!
Lisa said…
Love it! Those photos are awesome!
Gabby said…
Such fun LO! Perfect picture of you guys re-making the Twi-boys picture...too cute! Great pearly whites BTW! LOL!
Tamara Bennett said…
Wow I totally love this! It makes me want to recreate the picture too! I had that picture on my desktop for a while. I love it! The guys all look so hot in it! It's wonderful that you have a group of friends that are just as crazy and obsessed as you!
I love it! Awesome layout and story.:)

Randi said…
What an amazing layout!! Such a cool idea to recreate a picture with the fake fangs to match the boys!! Too fun!!
Donna said…
Oh Ali!!! You always make me laugh and smile...Honey You could never look bad in a photo...No matter how hard you try...You are just plain beautiful no matter what!!! Oh and BTW!! Layout....Stunning!! Another amazing piece of work!! You so rock at this...When I come and visit you have to promise to get me a lesson!!! Love you Heaps!!! Xx
Shaz said…
LOL... this is too
Great pic for you layout I love it!
Heather said…
OMG, what a cute idea for a layout! I love everything about it!
susy said…
Gorgeous layout, those phtos are fabulous. You've inspired me to make a friendship page.
Amazing LO! I always love seeing your projects, but I love even more reading your stories behind each project. Thank you for sharing a part of you with all of us!
StampinCathy said…
Great layout and just love the story behind it. Thanks for this inspiring MOJO!
Julie said…
LOVE! Oh my, is this awesome. Such a creative and hilarious idea -- what a keepsake! And your sister looks SOO much like you that I thought she was you for a second! Here's to more TTIC with you - it's been BRILLIANT working with you!
I love your website and pumpkin kids on the side. I am into vintage and believe me...I really enjoy seeing those handmade items. Moving on....
Holly said…
What a cool layout!!!
Annie said…
what a grat layout!

I'm loving this blog hop :)
~Jeri~ said…
Love your layout!!! Awesome work!
Monika in VA said…
Too funny! My Twilight-loving daughter has decided she 'needs' fangs! I really should show her this LO!
Jodi C. said…
I LOVE your pictures!!!! Great layout!!
Amber said…
Super LO! Just love it! And what awesome fangs!

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