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Monday, February 27, 2017

Back To School 2015

I found a site recently that had some great sketches, yes I love sketches ;). I may have just refound them and I'm not remembering but nevertheless, Creative Scrappers had a great sketch that I decided to use for my back to school pics of the kids.

The Sketch:


My Take:


To Create this layout:
When I was Kid Cricut Cartridge: title
Recollections: Washi tape
Colorbox: Fiesta paper stack
Project Life: Desktop Chipboard stickers
Making Memories: Hullabaloo brackets


Thank you so much for stopping by!



Blessings,





Sibling Love

I didn't get to take too many pics of our surprise trip to the Silver Mountain Resort, because we were there mostly for the water park, but I did get this adorable one of them hugging on the bench before checking into our room. It went perfect with the sketch that Stuck?! had up for this month on their challenge blog.

The Sketch:


My Take:


To Create this layout:

Cricut Cartridges:
Winter Woodland - title
Mother's Day Bouquet - large flower behind pic
Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More 2 - tag behind pic

DCWV: The Kidlet Stack
October Afternoon - diecuts
twine


Thank you so much for stopping by!



Blessings,




Cool in the Pool

It's been an absolute crazy month for me, but I was able to get some layouts completed.  Sketch n Scrap had a great sketch over at there blog this month.  It was perfect to use with the pictures I took of the last swim before school started up again. 


The Sketch:


My Take:


To create this layout:
Miss Kate's Cuttables svg: title
DCWV: Sweet Tangerine paper stack
Simple Stories: Summer Vibes Washi tape
Make Memories: Hullaboo diecuts
Simple Stories: So Rad - vellum overlay
twine



Thank you so much for stopping by!



Blessings,




Monday, February 20, 2017

Sequins!!!

It's time for another fabulous challenge over at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog!



Challenge #295-Sequins
Make a project that has sequins!


This Weeks Sponsor

Winner will receive a $25 gift code!


To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images.


If it isn't a card, you will get two entries into the drawing!



I've been seeing lots of these shaker cards being made and posted online lately and when it came up that we were to use sequins in this weeks challenge I decided it was time that I tried making one. My mother's birthday is on Valentines Day so I decided to make her a birthday/valentines day card. 


To create this card:
My Mind's Eye: Filled With Love paper stack
Sweetheart Cricut Cartridge - Love Stamp
Robin's Nest - Dew Drops
plastic - for the shaker heart
polka dots embossing folder & Texture Boutique
bling, sequins, and pink fiber.




Thank you so much for stopping by! Now it's your turn to create a project using sequins or other embellishments.



Blessings,





Sunday, February 12, 2017

Sewing Camp 2015

My daughter goes to a sewing camp at our church every summer. This particular year she made a quilt and pillow case. The picture of her holding her quilt was so adorable I had to scrap it. The sketch on the Stick It Down blog was perfect for it!

The Sketch:




My Take:


To Create this layout:
Colorbok: Hopscotch paper pad
Mambi Chips: chipboard stickers

Cricut Cartridges Used:
(Flowers come from the following)
Forever Young
Florals Embellished
Cindy Loo
Bits and Pieces - banner


Thank you so much for stopping by!


Blessings,



I Will Always Love You

It's the not the best photo that I have of me and my family, however, it was such a cute one of all of use that I had to use it. It seemed perfect for the challenge on GrandDiva's Creative Corner blog and I paired it with the sketch challenge on Rochelle Spears blog

The Challenge:


The Sketch:


My Take:


The title of the song worked perfectly for my photo so I just used it for my title.

For the layout I used:

Hampton Art: Ditto layered felt buttons
Colorbok: Hopscotch Paper pad
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut Cartridge - title
Bits and Pieces Cricut Cartridge - banners and the base heart shape
Recollections - washi take border (behind the felt buttons holding the banners together)


Thank you so much for stopping by,

Blessings, 




Cousins and Chaps

I love all the photos I take of the cousins together. They are so close, get along fantastically, and just love each other. I had some great photos of when we all met up at this fantastic restaurant that my aunt and uncle own, Chaps. The Scrap Room Blog had the perfect sketch for these photos! And the Scrap Our Stash had a great tic tac toe challenge that I used as well!


The Sketch:










Tic Tac Toe challenge:



My Take;


For the Tic Tac Toe:

I used the diagonal line.
The color red - my background base paper
Hearts - Mambi Chips chipboard  heart stickers and
Recollections heart washi tape
Mixed Alpha Title - Simple Stories - alpha stickers
Fancy Pants - Hopscotch chipboard alpha stickers
Basic Grey - Hey You chipboard letters

For the remainder of the layout I used:

Simple Stories Year-O-Graphy paper stack
From My Kitchen Cricut Cartridge - tab
Basic Grey: Hey You chipboard stickers
Mambi Chips embellishment chipboard stickers


Thank you so much for stopping by!


Blessings,



Horse Party

My daughter was invited to one of her good friend's birthday parties. The party was held at a local stable and the kids got the opportunity to learn about horses, as well as ride them. It was such a fun experience and what a great idea for a birthday party. 
Even More Scrapping had a great sketch for a challenge this week that was perfect for the amount of photos that I wanted to scrap!

The Sketch:


My Take:


To Create this Layout:

Cricut Cartridges: 
Once Upon a Princess - Lucky Girl title
Noah's ABC's - Horse and Neigh titles

DCWV: The Whimsical World paper stack
stickers from my stash



Thanks so much for stopping by!


Blessings,



Frogs

We went to the beach and the kids found this small frog. At first they were too scared to touch it but soon they were holding it and hunting for more.  I thought this layout sketch from Let's Get Sketchy would be great for these two pictures.

The Sketch:


My Take:


To create this layout:
Noah's ABC's Cricut Cartridge - Title and frog
Recollections - washi tape
DCWV: The Dots, Stripes, and Plaids paper stack
Mambi Chips - chipboard stars, glitter frame, and This Happened sticker



Monday, February 6, 2017

Valentines Day Project

This week over at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog the theme is Valentines Day!



Challenge #294-Valentines Day
Make a project about Valentines Day.


This Weeks Sponsor

Image of The Valentine Bundle

To qualify for the prize, be sure to use at least 1 Cricut cut on your project and if it's not obvious, let us know what cartridge you used. If you use a Cricut Explore machine, at least one cut must be from the Cricut catalog of images.

If it isn't a card, you will get two entries into the drawing!

As you may have read in my last blog post, I recently discovered Pocket Letters, which was created by Jeanette Lane. I have participated in a number of Pocket Letter swaps now and I'm hooked. They are so much fun to create and then receiving one that someone else made is like Christmas morning! Below, I'm going to share with you a Valentines Day themed pocket letter (one of a few of this themed pocket letters I have created this month).



To create this letter I used:
Baseball Card page protector
My Mind's Eye: Filled With Love paper stack
Recollections: washi tape
Miss Kate's Cuttables: Koala on a branch and Lady Bug
Metal embellishments, twine, vellum title

Cricut Cartridges:
Love Struck 2010 - Pirate  and fairy valentines 
Sweethearts - Love heart stamp
Slumber Party - red envelope with white heart
Teddy Bear Parade - Valentine Cupid Teddy Bear
  


To create the back I used:

Washi Tape sampler from Recollections
Stamped quote from my stash
Twine Sampler, etc

Cricut Cartridges:
Sweethearts - small envelopes
Celebrate With a Flourish - "Happy Valentines Day" title
Love Struck 2010 - Conversation Hearts
Disney Princess: Happily Ever After - pink and green heart



Now it's your turn to create a Valentines Day card or project and upload it to the




Blessings to you, till next time!





Saturday, February 4, 2017

Running on Coffee and Jesus


Cut It Up  is having a "Hot Drink" challenge, and who am I to say no to a hot drink?! Especially if it involves coffee (my other obsession)! I love to make card packs and this seemed like the perfect excuse to make a set of cards revolving around Coffee!
Die Cuttin Divas  and Pause, Dream and Enjoy has an Anything Goes challenge, that I'll enter these cards into as well.

Check out the set and then scroll down for a closer look at the cards!




Make using:
Wild Card Cricut Cartridge - the 2 base paper shapes
Bits and Pieces Cricut Cartridge - coffee cup



Love You a Latte 


Love You a Latte - coffee grinder
Designers Calendar - title


Summer Celebrations Cricut Cartridge - coffee cup (2 welded together to create a card))


Love You a Latte


Wild Card Cricut Cartridge - scalloped base


Thanks so much for stopping by!


Blessings,




Thursday, February 2, 2017

Happy Birthday Friend

I've been slowly making my way through 2015 and this will cap off the month of June. Let's Scrap, as usual, has a great sketch on their challenge that worked perfectly with the pictures I wanted to scrap.  I used the left side of the sketch below to inspire my layout. 

Their sketch:


My Take:



To Create this layout I used:
DCWV: The Sweet Stack
Miss Kate's Cuttables SVG - Happy Birthday title
Fancy Pants: True Friend photo frame
Mambi Chips chipboard and vellum stickers
twine and bling




Thank you so much for stopping by!


Blessings,