Thursday, April 30, 2009

Blog Candy at Sarah's Paper Tray...

Just wanted to let you all know that over at Sarah's Paper Tray she is offering some SWEET blog candy!!!  Go and check it out!!!

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

A quick share...

Whew...I have been a bad blogger this week.  I went to Calgary for a Close to my Heart convention and have been playing catch up ever since!  I have LOTS of layouts to share, from that weekend, and my scrapbooking weekend before that.  They are just ALL unfinished!  Hopefully I can finish them all up soon:)

Here is a layout I did awhile back with my club members.  These are some old photos of my youngest.  I had them scrapped already but it was a BAD layout and her clothes totally matched this paper pack.  I ended up turning them black and white just love the look of B&W with this paper!!  All product is from Close to my Heart.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Owl Card for Regionals Card Swap

Here is the card I made for the card swap I am in for Regionals!!!  So excited to go!!!  I love the new owl stamp from Close to my Heart.  All products are from CTMH.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Party at Creative Scrappers!

Here are a couple of layouts I did while on my scrapbooking weekend with  my ladies!!  Creative Scrappers is having a birthday celebration right now and it is FABULOUS!  There are loads of sketches, challenges and games...not to mention PRIZES!!  Both of these layouts are based on sketches up for the big party!  Go join in the fun!

I have several other layouts started and just waiting for finishing touches. I am a bit of an oddball in that I love to start layouts...the process of picking pictures and papers and embellishments and designing the fun!  The putting it all together part and adding those last details...apparently I don't like so much..hee hee.  Sooo now I have a bunch of random unfinished layouts just waiting to be assembled and now I am crazy busy.   I know, I am a little bit nuts.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Sketch #48 from Creative Scrappers

This layout uses Cosmo Cricket paper, CTMH cardstock, KI memories lace, Making Memories brad, CTMH chipboard, buttons and stamps. 
I am away all weekend at a scrapbooking retreat...SO FUN!  I am not getting too much done, but I love to be with my ladies creating together!!  Hope you are all having a fabulous weekend!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Color Chef Challenge #2 with Creative Scrappers Sketch

This card was for color challenge.  The colors were tulip, sorbet and white (if using Close to my Heart stuff).  Let me tell you, sorbet and I, are not friends. I love how other people have used sorbet but I have never been able to make it work for me.  I guess that is what a challenge is all about!  I used this week's card sketch over at Creative Scrappers.  All product is from Close to my Heart.

Monday, April 13, 2009


Well I should have known that scrapbooking would be on facebook...just never really thought about it!  The group I joined is called WE LOVE SCRAPBOOKING and the challenge this week was to do a layout with two pictures, some blue patterned paper and paper flowers.  Fun, fun!  I found this site through Lisa, from Lisa's Scrap Shack a FABULOUS online shopping store.  She is a real sweetheart and the customer service is awesome!  I love to order online....makes life so much easier with little ones...and she has lots of things I am not able to find at my LSS!  I am so so so excited to be working with Lisa as a member of her Design Team for her blog:  More to come on that later....on to the layout!!

Scenic Route: "graph" paper
Scenic Route: Metropolis - blue patterned paper
Basic Grey: Euphoria - pink patterned paper
CTMH - chocolate cardstock
Prima - paper flowers
Making Memories - brads in flowers
Jillibean soup - "puppy" stickers
Doodlebug Designs - "sweet" "kisses" stickers
Unknown ribbon - dollar store maybe?

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Happy Easter

I hope everyone had a fabulous Easter!  Here is a layout I did last year for Easter.  I had good intentions of posting this first thing this morning but somehow I managed to mess with my computer and couldn't figure out what I had done..silly's all good -  hubby to fixed it when he got home from work:)  Off to eat more chocolate or go for a run...we'll see what wins out!!

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Sneak Peek

Here is some of the new stuff from the catalogue coming out in May.  Enjoy your peek!  

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Card for Color Challenge

This card was for a challenge over at so here is my take on it!  I am always up for a challenge and this one was fun!  Check out her site to see what everyone else came up with:)  This card uses all Close to my Heart product.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

I love you to outer space and back... the new thing my five year old says to me.  So sweet!!!  I started this layout and then noticed the "distressed reveal" challenge happening at Creative Scrappers and Deanne Burton had done a card with a rocket peeking out.  So perfect for the layout I was doing!!  So thanks Deanne for the super great idea!!!  All product is from Close to my Heart.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Baby Love Sketch #46 at Creative Scrappers

So today is the designers reveal of sketch #46 at Creative Scrappers.  So excited to part of this and WOW you have to check out what everyone else did!!!  Amazing!!  

This layout uses:
SEI pp's
Basic Grey pp
Pin-Close to my Heart
Embroidery floss-Close to my Heart
American Crafts - Chipboard
KI Memories- butterfly 
Cuttlebug diecut - large butterfly 

Friday, April 3, 2009

Tickled Pink

This is a fabulous kit!!!!  It comes with a stamp set, patterned paper (some are even glittered), cardstock, mini medley accents, a foam texture tool and an instruction brochure on how to put together two beautiful two page layouts!!  You can earn this kit for free if you spend $75 in stamp sets or it is available to purchase at below retail for $43.50.  If you host a home gathering and reach the minimum sales you could also earn this for book a party for April or May!!!

Creative Scrapper Sketch #45 Birthday Cupcake

This sketch was so fun!  This layout uses a mix of product:
Buttons(green and clear) -CTMH
Cupcake-CTMH Stamp
Embroidery floss-CTMH
"birthday" letters-American Crafts Thickers
Striped PP- Creative Cafe
Lilac Cardstock-CTMH
Gems-Queen & Co.
Chipboard arrows-CTMH

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