Wednesday, May 22, 2013


Happy Wednesday! Today I have an altered notebook to share. This is for a gift for a young girl. I used my Cricut to make all the elements on the notebook. I just discovered the Flower Shoppe cartridge and I just love it!

I used the following cartridges on this project: Joys of the Season, Flower Shoppe, Gypsy Font, Gypsy Wanderings.


Monday, May 6, 2013

BasicGrey and National Scrapbook Day #4

Hello again! Here is another layout for the BasicGrey National Scrapbook Challenge. There are 11 challenges all together! For this challenge create a project where the top half features all of your photos and embellishments and the bottom half is left alone to allow for white space. Click here to see the original challenge.

I had these two itty, bitty wallet size photos that someone took with their cell phone. I would have printed them at 4x6 if I could, but the resolution just wasn't high enough. This challenge seemed like it might work for these pictures.

I used another old collection, Origins. I am down to my last 12 full size sheets so I need to make them count! The solid cardstock is Bazzill.

Please scroll down to see the other three layouts I made for National Scrapbook Day.


Click here to see challenge #1

Click here to see challenge #2

Click here to see challenge #3

Thanks for looking!

Sunday, May 5, 2013

BasicGrey & National Scrapbook Day #3

Here is my third post today for BasicGrey's National Scrapbook Day. The challenge was to use a craft knife or scissors to cut around the design on patterned paper.

Another easy one. This is an easy way to make embellishments for your layout! I used a combination of Wassail and Jovial to make this layout. I cut out the large poinsettia from a sheet of MerryMaker and the gifts and ornament from a sheet of Nipping. I really like Jovial and wish I had some more!

Okay, so I made this layout after the circle layout with all the white space. So maybe I got a little carried with the patterned paper!

Please scroll down to see my other layouts for National Scrapbook Day!

BasicGrey & National Scrapbook Day #2

Here is my second layout for BasicGrey's National Scrapbook Day Challenge. The challenge was to punch or cut circles out of patterned paper and use as the main element on your project.

Easy Peasy! I used Two Scoops to create this layout. I know this is a very old line of paper but I like it and I have LOTS of it! LOL

Here is a link to the original challenge.

Please scroll down to see the first layout I did for BasicGrey's National Scrapbook Day Challenge!

BasicGrey & National Scrapbook Day!!!!

Hello and happy Sunday! Yesterday was National Scrapbook Day. BasicGrey had a whole bunch of inspiring challenges on their blog. This is the first page I created. The challenge was to use non-holiday themed paper to document a holiday. So I decided to scrap an Easter picture. I do have other paper with cute bunnies and eggs and cute saying like Hippity Hoppity but this challenges seemed fun to do something different.

The pattern paper is all from Hello Luscious, the brads are from Olivia, and the journalling tag is from Green at Heart. I cut the title out with my Cricut using the Jasmine cartridge.

The solid card stock is from DCWV. The solid green card stock with the Hello Luscious collection was a little lighter than I wanted. The DCWV was just right!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

You're A Star!

Hello and happy Wednesday! I hope every one is having a great May Day!! Time sure is flying by. Speaking of time flies, the little guy in this layout is now 11 years and 7 months old!

For this layout I used a sketch I found at the Let's Scrap site. I used BasicGrey's Oliver collection  for this layout and a teeny tiny bit of KaiserCraft DP and Bazzill card stock. I used my Cricut to cut out the large star and circles.

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