Friday, January 27, 2012

Nikki Sivils Badge Contest & A CHA Layout

Hey there everyone I wanted to tell you about a contest that Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker is having during her trip to CHA. Grab one of the following badges and place them on your blog and you might just win that collection. Let me just tell you these collections are super cute and you will love them. So here are the badges you can pick from....

I also wanted to share with you one of the layouts that I created for the booth at CHA. On this one I used the Noah line. Totally loving this super cute line and I know you will to.

Here is a close up of part of my layout. Love all the die cuts with this one, and the starts from one of the pattern papers, and of course the burlap buttons!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Don't forget to place your badge on your blog for your chance to win, and make sure you stop by Nikki's blog and catch up on how her time at CHA is going.


Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Play Date Cafe Challenge 116

Hello everyone, it's time for another fun color challenge over at The Play Date Cafe! Before we get into the challenge I would like to thank 2 totally fabby designers there as this will be there last week. I really didn't get to hang with these two ladies long, but in the short time I was there with them they made me feel so welcome, and were always there to cheer us all on. Michele and Andrea....thanks so much for everything!!! I wish you well on your new adventures and i'm sure we will all stay in touch :):)

So here is this weeks color challenge...

Our sponsor this week is....Sweet & Sassy Stamps

Here is my take on this weeks challenge.

Well there you have it, something for you to work on this week. Make sure you hop over to The Play Date Cafe Blog and check out what all of the fabby designers created, and show us your take on this challenge.

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

Monday, January 23, 2012

Check out these colors......}The Twinery

WOOHOO!!! Check out these fabby new colors of twine from The Twinery!!!

Shore - light baby blue & white twisted twine

Orchid - light pastel purple & white twisted twine

Cantaloupe - light orange & white twisted twine...think Creamsicle

Flax - light brown & white twisted twine (it matches Kraft paper bags, boxes and other products perfectly)

They are all dreamy pastel shades...perfect for Spring (which is right around the corner)!!

We hope you enjoy our new twine colors...and we know you'll love creating with them!
And we'd like to help you bulk up your twine stash...
Use discount code NEWCOLORS for 10% off your entire purchase at The ends Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 11:59 EST.

I can't wait to get started on creating with all of the yummy twine that was on my door step today!!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

My Lil' Monster Fun

Hello everyone, I wanted to share with you a fun little thinking of you card created using Nikki Sivils My Lil' Monster line.

I simply love all the fun little die cuts with this line!! I mean really how could this card not make someone smile.

I poppped up the monster and the blue banner piece at the top, ran my Xyron design runner around the edges, and of course had to add one of Nikki's rocking brads!

Thanks so much for stopping by today, make sure you stop by Nikki's blog and tell her CONGRATS!!! She is getting one fabulous award at CHA next week.


Wednesday, January 18, 2012

PDCC }115

Hey there everyone, today i'm bringing you the new color challenge over at The Play Date Cafe!!! LOVING these colors together, what do you think???

And do you want another fabulous sponsor for this week???? How about The Twinery....I mean really who doesn't love this twine!!!!

So here is my take on the challenge for this week. I love the fact that one of the colors was burlap, so of course I had to use some burlap on my card :)

Supplies used: Bazill cardstock, Echo Park pattern paper, Stampin' UP birthday stamp, Prima flower, and of course some yummy Honeydew twine from The Twinery.

Thanks so much for stopping by, be sure to upload your take on this challenge over at The Play Date Cafe for your chance to win some twine :)


Friday, January 13, 2012

WOOHOO!!! Exciting News......The Twinery

Hey there's finally here. I can now share with you that I will be joining The Twinery design team this year!!!

LOVE all those yummy colors of twine (and the new colors also) Please be sure to stop over at The Twinery Blog and say hi, plus there is a chance to win some twine :):) I will have all of the team linked up on the right side of my blog later today, but would like to share the list of fabulous designers I will get the chance to know and create with. 10 designers were announced on the blog yesterday, and 10 more here is the complete list. Congrats to all of you!!!

Design Team Coordinator:
Julie Ranae Murray

Senior Designers:
Angelica Suarez
Monika Wright

Design Team:
Teri Anderson
Dorangela Bobet
Helen Bird
Lauren Brewer
Natalie Clause
Amy Crockett
Tifany DeGough (returning as a 2nd term designer)
Carolyn King
Kathy Skou
Kellie Winnell
Sarah Avery
Angie Barrs
Ashley Bores
Jen Carter (returning as a 2nd term designer)
Jamie Crisps
Katrina Damm-Blomberg
Jessica Fick
Shannon Teubner
Karola Witczak

Once again CONGRATS to all of you!!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

PDCC } 114

Hey there everyone, it's time for this weeks new color challenge at The Play Date Cafe! Once again Jax has put together another fabulous challenge...check out the colors for this week.

Our sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp!!

Now here is my take on the challenge. I went with a Valentine theme on this one using BoBunny paper,the gold bling is from Prima, and a little Maya Road ribbon.

Make sure you hop over to the PDCC blog and show us your take on the challenge and see what fabulous prize will be up for grabs from Simon Says Stamp!!

Have a wonderful day!

WOOHOO!! Super exciting news :):)

I had the BEST phone call this past Monday!!! It was the call I had been waiting was Nikki Sivils on the other end!!! WOOHOO....I had made her design team!! :):)She probably thought I was crazy because I was so excited I think I was talking 100 mph!!! Check out this list of talented designers below!!! I will have all the girls links to their blogs up on the left of my blog here in a bit!!

1. Julie Tucker-Wolek (Blog Coordinator)
2. Sarah Eclavea (Social Media Coordinator)
3. Deana Boston (Retailer Program Coordinator)
4. Stacy Rodriguez
5. Jodi Wilton (who is re-joining us from my original team 3 years ago)
6. Jennie McGarvey
7. Laurel Seabrook
8. Melissa Pablo
9. Melanie Jarocki
10. Marielle LeBlanc

and Katrina Hunt is their Design Team Leader

Thank you so much Nikki, I so looking forward to designing with your FABULOUS products!! Make sure you stop by Nikki's blog HERE and check it out.....she also had another sneak peak on one of her new lines up today!!

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

PDCC } 113

Hello everyone, yes it's the first color challenge of the new year over at The Play Date Cafe!!! WOOHOO!!!! So check out these fun colors.

A HUGE thanks to our sponsor this week Sweet Stamps!!

When you stop by Sweet Stamps be sure to check out the info about the Design Team Call going on right now!!!!

Here is my creation using this weeks new colors.

On this card I used a little mixture of paper lines (which I usually never do) :) The blue background is from Pink Paislee Snowday line, the cream paper is from Crate Paper. I added the mint pearls on the sides and used my Xyron to put it all together.

So you have one week to upload your take on this challenge. Stop on over to The Play Date Cafe and show us your creative talent!!


Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Bundle Up } Pink Paislee Snowday

Happy New Year everyone!! Hope you are all having a wonderful start to the new year. Here in the midwest it is simply snow!!! Crazy huh, i'm not upset about that though :) However I know sooner or later it will be here, and i'm now ready and have a place to put all of those fun snow pictures.

Here is the cover of my book

Now for the inside pages. Lots of space for photos and fun journaling.

You can grab all of the supplies needed to create this album at The Scrapbooking Studio.

Supplies Used: Pink Paislee Snowday line & embellies, Xyron adhesive, cardstock, Bazzill ribbon, Bind-it-all, Sizzix one the edge dies Plaque & Postage, Brackets, Maya Road stick pins.

Thanks for stopping by today, hope you all have a wonderful day!