Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Sketchabilities #44} Adlib BoBunny

Hey there everyone...well this is the last sketch reveal for the current team at Sketchabilities. It has been so fun designing and getting to know the current team. I'm so excited to say that i'm going to stay on with Karan @ Sketchabilities and also help her out with some super fun things coming up in the future. So her is another fabulous sketch for this month.

I just fell in love with this picture of my grandson Marcos looking up at me so of course I had to scrap it :)

On this layout I used the super fun line from BoBunny Adlib, Tattered Angels Mist - Jingle Bells, American Craft thickers (black), MLS letters (blue), October Afternoon letters (red), Bakers Twine (black), Best Creations foam pop dots, Xyron adhesive. Well what are you waiting for??? Come on over to the blog and enter your take on this sketch!!

Sunday, March 27, 2011

A little birdie told me...House of Three

Well it's Sunday and the weekend is almost over. I hope that you all had a fabulous one! Today i'm sharing a birthday card that I created for my grandma (which I have not mailed yet) so yes it's late!!

On this card I started with some kraft cardstock for the base, then used some yummy Pink Paislee House of Three. I inked the edges with some distress ink brushed corduroy, and did a little stitching. I also added a couple pearls, bakers twine and a Marion Smith trinket, grabbed the Xyron adhesive to put it all together and it's done! Now all I need is the postage stamp to send it!!!

Thanks for stopping, have a fabulous day!!

Saturday, March 26, 2011

A little Nikki Sivils...Beatrice

Good morning everyone! I have been on cloud 9 since Amy @ The Scrapbooking Studio brought in ALL of Nikki's lines! They are simply to cute and so much fun to create with! So many fun little shapes to cut out, fun burlap buttons, great paper designs....well you get the picture right!! So I created this card using the Beatrice line. I just love that little beaver!

Make sure you stop by Nikki's blog today and check out the fun & fabulous creations up there today....(you may even see something I created) :):):):)

Some of the fun things I used on this card....Bazzill cardstock (kraft of course), Nikki Sivils Beatrice paper line & burlap button, Xyron adhesive, Tim Holtz Stuff To Say stamp set, Twinery twine, Kreaxions butterfly punch.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Guest Designing for Best Creation Inc.

Hey there everyone....hope you are all off to having a wonderful start to your weekend. Today i'm sharing a few things I made playing with some super fun stuff for Best Creation Inc. Love the new Bunny Love line. I created this layout and mini album with this line.

I also got to play with some of the older lines and here are a couple of cards I created with those lines.

I had a blast guest designing for Best Creation Inc. Thanks so much to the wonderful crew there :)

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Always On The Move} House of Three

Hey there everyone! I can't believe I have not scrapbooked for a week! I was having some serious withdrawal, so i'm making up for it today and tomorrow! Today I created a layout with Pink Paislee House of Three Daily Junque line....(which you can grab at The Scrapbooking Studio)let me just tell you i'm loving it!!! I tried something out of the box for me on this one. I am totally a kraft cardstock girl, but I did something different for me and used pattern paper for my background sheet. I think it may happen a little more often now :) So here is my layout and a close up of the title.

Supplies used: Pink Paislee: House of Three Daily Junque line & Weathered Wood letters (blue), Xyron: adhesive & design runner with Patternz disc, October Afternoon letters (black), Sassafras letters (burlap).

Thanks for stopping by, hope you have a fabulous day!!

Friday, March 18, 2011

Altering with a little Teresa Collins/Xyron :)

Well I played with some Teresa Collins and my Xyron Creatopia! The first time I met Teresa was fabulous!! She is the sweetest person and so open. Long story short she was talking about when and why she started scrapbooking and I don't think there was a dry eye in the house. I have said i'm going to alter a kleenex container and call it my "Teresa Collins" tissue! :) So here is a close up pic to start with.

Ok so to start I found this cool shaped kleenex holder

Next I ran the paper through my Xyron Creatopia to make sure the entire piece was covered with adhesive.

I then wrapped the paper around the container which was so easy to do thanks to my Creatopia...well then it was time to decorate. Here is what I came up with.

Supplies used: Xyron Creatopia/adhesive, Teresa Collins Posh line, Amber's Jewels & Donna's Gems, Tattered Angels mist Bubblegum & black (for the fabric flowers), and some tuelle.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Playing with the Creatopia!! :)

Hey there everyone!!! Well I had the most fabulous FedEx package was a Xyron Creatopia. So of course I had to jump right in and play with it today. So far i'm loving it!!! On this layout I used the Patternz Swirls. What I did was ran it through one direction (but not completely through), next I ran it back the opposite direction. Once that was done I used the Tim Holtz sanding block to make the embossed image stand out a little more.

I love this picture of Ariel and Isaac having what looks like such a sweet moment playing a game. I don't even think they knew I snapped this picture!

Supplies used: Xyron Creatopia & adhesive, Bazzill cardstock, Maya Road spool, baker's twine (yellow), Sassafras; Ellie's Tale paper, Entwined blooms, letter stickers (yellow & burlap)....all of which I picked up at The Scrapbooking Studio!!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Heritage....Sketchabilities #43

Good morning everyone, today i'm sharing another FABULOUS sketch from Karan at Sketchabilities. LOVE this sketch!!!

Now here is my take on this one :)

Supplies used: Xyron adhesive & Design Runner w/ Holiday disc, Bazzill Cardstock, Fancy Pants - It's The Little Things line, Ki Calendar shape, Distress Ink - Brushed Corduroy, May Arts - twine, American Crafts thickers (black).

Well ladies hop on over to the Sketchabilities blog and give this sketch a try :)

Thanks for stopping by!!!!

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Thanks....with a little Echo Park

Well I made this card to send to my dad to thank him for our father/daughter time we had the other day using some yummy Echo Park paper that you can grab at The Scrapbooking Studio :) You dad & stepmother's anniversary was on Valentine's Day. Being the "good" daughter I am of course I sent them a card.....HOWEVER...I bought it and did not make it! I still haven't heard the end of it so i'm hoping this makes up for it :) I guess people get use to getting the one of a kind homemade cards and when you buy one to give them....well that's a big NO NO!!! :)
Next on my list to make is hubby's anniversary card...I got the same reaction from him when he opened a store Valentine's card :)

Well I will get this sent out Monday morning and hope that it puts a smile on his face!

Supplies used: Bazzill cardstock, Echo Park Springtime line, Xyron adhesive, Prima pearls, Best Creation Inc foam pop dots, Kreaxion butterfly punch 604.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Paper Buttons!

Hey there everyone and happy Friday!!!! I'm sharing with you a card I created using some yummy new Basic Grey Life of The Party and some fun using my Xyron Design Runner. So first I gathered my paper, Xyron 150, Xyron Design Runner & Holiday Disc.

Next what I did is ran my design runner across my paper using image number 31 & 34 to make the button image on the paper.

So next I punched out the circle buttons and cut out the square ones, then ran them through my Xyron 150 and placed them on chipboard.

Next you simply just cut them out and place them on your project. I used mine on this card, that is a belated birthday card for my brother-in-law!!

Supplies used: Basic Grey Life Of The Party line, Bazzill Cardstock, Xyron adhesive & Design Runner, Best Creations Inc foam dots, Tim Holtz stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by, have a fabulous weekend!!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Miss You

Hey there everyone, just wanted to share a card I made using some My Little Shoebox products. When I was creating this card and put that little bird on there....well it just looked like it was missing someone, so that's why it's a "Miss You" card :) The fun things about all of these lines is that you can mix and match them together which is what I did with some scraps that I had left.

I totally love the MLS mini alphas!! I think I have them in every color!!! (maybe even 2 packs of every color)....I can't help it....I have to have letter stickers!!! On this card I did alot of cutting images. MLS has such cute images I just can't help cut them out and pop them up :) Put it all together with some fabulous Xyron adhesive, added a few pearls, did a little stitching and inking and it's done!

Thanks for stopping by, have a fabulous day!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Lucky Girl Blog Party WINNER!!!

Good morning everyone!!! Just wanted to share who the winner was from the Lucky girl Blog Party on my blog. The winner is......Julie TW!!! Congrats girly, please email Jessica for the deets at
See you all next month for another fun blog party!!! I just got a peek at next months kit.....It TOTALLY ROCKS!!!! :)

Monday, March 7, 2011

Sketchabilities DT :)

Hey there everyone and happy Monday :) I'm so excited to stay on for another term as a Sketchabilities DT member, and i'm looking forward to designing with the new team!! Congrats to you all!!!!

Please give a warm welcome to our new Design Team in no particular order

Julie Comeau – CANADA -returning
Sue Sykes-CANADA
Sandi Smith - CANADA
Shona Keehn - CANADA
Issa Lucido- PHILIPPINES-returning
Svetlana Austin - SOUTH AFRICA
Stacy Rodriguez-USA-returning
Michelle McClure-USA
Mandy Starner-USA
Kimberly Arledge-USA
Krissy Clark-McKee-USA
Danielle Aubroeck-NETHERLANDS
Margreet Westerling - NETHERLANDS
Miranda Wedekind – NETHERLANDS
Nicola Childerhouse – UNITED KINGDOM
Amelia Wahab – MALAYSIA
Mazlina Yusoff –AUSTRAILIA
Kanako Sakurai - JAPAN
Teresa Dieguez -Spain

Sunday, March 6, 2011

My Creative Notebook

Good morning everyone. Today i'm going to share a fun little notebook that I altered to keep my creative notes in. I found this little book at Target in the dollar spot :) It was perfect for my project!

So first I picked the paper I wanted to use. I loved this line by Fancy Pants..It's The Little Things. I cut the paper to size, inked it up with Brushed Corduroy distress ink, then ran it through my Xyron machine to make it super easy to adhere. Next I cut some of the fun things from the paper line and just started adding them and layering! Then fun little wooden button is from Maya Road, which I misted with Tattered Angels Rum Punch mist, and loving that ledger transparencies from Maya Road also (which you can grab at The Scrapbooking Studio). I used some American Craft thickers, My Little Shoebox mini alphas (Seaside & Kiss), a fun Nikki Sivils burlap button, and some Jute twine. I also made tabs using some of the fun paper.

Well now it's time to fill this baby up!!!!! :)
Have a FAUBLOUS day!!

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Hello everyone, hope you are having a wonderful weekend so far. It has been a busy one here :) I also think our spring weather is here.....rainy and cold!!! So since it has been raining for the past day, and is going to rain today also I have the perfect card to share. It's using Nikki Sivils new It's Raining It's Pouring line. I have to say....I really love how this card turned out :):):)

I came across this Tim Holtz stamp and knew exactly what I was going to do with it!!! I did a little stitching around the background paper, some inking, cut out a couple cute things from this line, put it all together with my Xyron adhesive, popped up one of the boots, and the raincoat....and well there you have it!!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope the rest of your weekend is FABULOUS!! :)

Friday, March 4, 2011

MLS Blog :)

Just a quick little toot card is up on the My Little Shoebox blog today :)

Sneak Peak

Good morning everyone....I thought I would share a little sneak peak of a mini I created as one of my projects for my Guest DT spot this month at Best Creation Inc. I had so much fun creating with all of the fun products they sent me. Let me just tell you I LOVE their stuff :)

I will share all of my projects as soon as I can :) Hope you all have a creative day!!!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

MLS & Cardabilities

Ok so i'm loving the card sketches over at Cardabilities (as well as the sketches at Sketchabilities). I created this little card using the latest sketch that is posted. I thought this would make a cute little card to give my daughter just because I love her :)

I mixed a couple of the lines from My Little Shoebox on this one. I used Lil' Critter, Imaginary Friends and Flying High. Don't forget about those fabulous little mii alphas!!! Loving the Chocolate Cake & Seaside on this one. Did a little misting with Bahama Blue, grabbed my Xyron adhesive to put it all down. Tied a little tulle around a fun Maya Road button and i'm done :):):):)

Thanks for stopping by everyone. Hope you have a FABULOUS day!

Loving this kit!!!!

Hello everyone, well today is day 3 of our blog party for Lucky Girl Crafts. This months kit is totally fabulous!!! I love EVERYTHING about it. So much fun paper and embellies to play with :) So with that is my last project for the blog party this month. Make sure so stop by the Lucky Girl blog and join in the never know you just might win :):):)

I still have so much left over from my never know what might be posted later this month :) Thanks for stopping by.


Wednesday, March 2, 2011

I've been Soup Spotted!!!

Hey there everyone.....just a quick little post this afternoon. My fun little wooden bobbin braclet has been spotted over on the Jillibean blog. Stop by and take a look at all of the fabulous creations spotted today :) Thanks for spotting my project Jillibean!!!!

Lucky Girl Crafts Blog Party day 2

Good morning everyone, today is the second day of the month which means it's day 2 of our Lucky Girl Crafts blog party. Did I tell you how much I LOVE this kit!!! It's full of fabulous stuff and of course some YUMMY Echo Park paper :) Well for my project today I created a little card. I love the way it turned out :)

I did a little layering, of course some inking, some stamping action, and yes I popped up the postage stamp! Well don't forget to stop by the Lucky Girl Blog and say hi, also on the post below or to the lower right of this post you will find all of the other FABULOUS Lucky Girls....stop by and leave them some love also :):):):)

Hope you all have a wonderful day!!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Lucky Girl Crafts Blog Party

March 2011 LGC Kit - "Homemade Happiness"

Our latest kit is s packed full with brand spankin' new Echo Park along with fabulous finds from American Crafts, Imaginesce, Coredinations, K&Co., Prima & more! And when I say 'packed', I really mean jam-packed to the brim, overflowing with crafty awesomeness.

Join us each day of the blog party (March 1, 2 & 3) to take a peek at the projects the Lucky Girl DT has created with this month's kit. We'll also be giving away prizes to a few LUCKY GIRLS - are you one of them? Read on to find out how you can win!

Want a {few} Lucky Girl kits of your very own? Check out March's amazing deal!

Use code BUY2SAVE10 at check out

Our March kits are FLYING off the shelf, so be sure to get your orders in ASAP before they're gone!

For international orders, please contact Jessica by e-mailing your order to

Here's how you can win $7 lucky bucks to the store:

Earn 1 entry for referring a friend to the LGC blog party *** Don't forget about our Refer-a-Friend contest, where you can also win an awesome {separate} prize pack. Check out this post for more info.***
Earn 1 entry for answering my question (What is something you loved that was homemade and given to you?)
Earn 10 entries for the giveaways on all of the Lucky Girl Crafts Blog Party when you place any order between now and March 3!

Here is my first project using this totally fabulous kit!!!!

Be sure to visit all of the Lucky Girls to check out all of the amazing projects created with the Homemade Happiness kit and to have an ever greater chance of winning. Each of us has lucky bucks to give away - are you feeling Lucky?



LGC Store Blog



Emily (Sr. DT)

Natalie (Sr. DT)

Thanks for stopping by today, come by again tomorrow for another creation using this kit!!