Friday, August 1, 2014

SBC August Card Kit Reveal & Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to Scrapbook Blessings Club Aug Card Kit Reveal Blog Hop!  If you've hopped over from  Teresa's wonderful blog you're right on track.  If you are just joining us you'll want to start at the beginning on the SBC blog so you don't miss a thing :-)

I have decided to try a mini album with the Aug Card Kit.  And I love how it came out.  This is a mini to record the fun my kiddos and I had this summer at the library :-)  Pictures will be wallet or 3 1/2 x 5 size. 
Front cover:  A Child's Year Cricut cart - play @ 1".  All book pages were cut from Elegant Edges @ 5 1/2":  butterfly, circles, burst.
 A Child's Year Cricut cart - music @ 3 1/2", laugh @ 1".  Tags, Bags, Boxes & more cricut cart - bvltop tag @ 4 1/2".
 A Child's Year - happy @1", fun @ 1".  Cuttlebug embossing folder - honeycomb.
 MS corner punch. A Child's Year - fun @ 1".  (butterfly is from the cutout on the front cover :-)  Another tag @ 4 1/2".  Cuttlebug embossing folder - typeset.
 A Child's Yr - reading @ 3 1/2", love @ 1".  Darice embossing folder- beach waves.
 This folds out for more room to put a photo and some journaling.  A Child's Yr - play @ 1".
Back cover:  The two butterflies represent my two kiddos :-) 

Add'l supplies (not included in the kit):
DCWV glitter papers in blue and gold
black/white cardstock
pop dots
Cinch binding tool /1" wire
Christmas red Stickles
white square paperclip

Thanks for hopping along with us this month. 


Crafty Catz Challenge# 242: Sketch

Happy Friday!  It's time for another fabulous challenge this week on the Crafty Catz challenge blog.  This time it's a sketch challenge:
And the challenge is sponsored by the fabulous Bugaboo Digi Stamps and Crafty Ribbons.

Bugaboo Digi Stamps - Knobby Knees Fairy
watercolor pencils
Glossy Accents - on the ladybug
Star Dust Stickles - on her wings
Core-dinations cardstock - orange paper
Cuttlebug embossing folder - from the Simply Charmed set
Tim Holtz sanding tool
TPC Studio - Greetings stamp set
orange button
Sew Easy floss- limeade

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come join in the fun on the Crafty Catz Sketch challenge :-)


Thursday, July 31, 2014

Meljen's Designs Challenge # 221: Colorful Cardstock

Hello again!  It's time for another great challenge on the Meljen's Designs blog.  Our theme this time is Colorful Cardstock.  So, no patterned papers on this one.  Your project must include a Meljen's Designs digi.  Sadly, this is my last project and post as a Guest Designer for Meljen's Designs.  I've had a great time.  Thanks for having me :-)

Meljen's Designs digi - Shaken not Stirred
Core'dinations cardstock - light green, medium green
Cuttlebug embossing folders - Seeing Spots, swiss dot
Tim Holtz sanding tool
watercolor pencils
Diamond Stickles - rim around the glass, edge on the white cardstock
Glossy Accents - to make the ice cube and the straw shiny
pink pearl bling
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come play along with us at Meljen's Designs and you could win some cute digis :-)


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Cute birthday card

Hello there!  I've got a little, cute birthday card to share today.  It's my turn to host on the SBC blog as well.  My daughter needed a card for a friend who was having a birthday and this is what I came up with.

3 1/2" square cardbase
DCWV - Stack 7 - blue/red dot paper
Heather Ellis digi - Pure Innocence
watercolor pencils
red organza ribbon
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today!


Monday, July 28, 2014


Hello there!  My MIL is turning 75 soon and there is a retro party planned for her.  I had fun with my Nifty Fifties cart for this one.  I am the hostess on the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog today.   I love how this came out :-)
DCWV - Nana's Kitchen stack - patterned glitter paper
Nifty Fifties Cricut cart - Mixer @ 3 1/2", '75' @ 3/4", 'HB2U' @ 1/2"
From My Kitchen Cricut cart - tab @ 2 3/4"
Cinch - holes on the edge
corner rounder
black bling
white organza ribbon
black washi tape
pop dots

Thanks for stopping by today! 


Friday, July 25, 2014

Cut It Up Challenge #50: Shaped card w/an Animal

Hello again!  It's also time for another great challenge on the Cut It Up Challenge blog.  If you're looking for the Crafty Catz challenge please scroll down to the next post :-)  The theme for this one is very fun, a shaped card with an animal on it.  Remember to also include a die-cut on your project.

The sponsor for this challenge is:   Kadoodle Bug Designs $10 Giftcard --YAY!

DCWV - The Preppy Princess stack - pink patterned papers
Animal Antics Cricut cart - Octopus @ 4 1/2"
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - circle1 @ 5 1/4, 5 1/2"
Cuttlebug embossing folder- swiss dot, qwerty
TPC Studio - Greetings stamp set
pop dots
My Mind's Eye- Lime twist twine
clear button
pink pearl bling

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come and play along with us on the Cut It Up challenge blog :-)


Crafty Catz #241: Anything Goes

Hello there!  It's Friday--YAY!  It's time for another great challenge on the Crafty Catz challenge blog.  The theme this time is super simple:  Anything Goes.  I decided to take this opportunity to  make a Christmas card :-)

Our wonderful sponsors for this challenge is Marianne Creatables, Creative Classroom, and DigiStamps 4 Joy. 


Meljen's Designs digi - Cocoa Christmas Fairy
watercolor pencils
Christmas red Sickles, Diamond Stickles
Glossy Accents (on her wings)
The Paper Studio - Dec 25th stack - book paper
The Paper Studio - Christmas Basics stack - red dot
The Paper Studio - Holiday Cheer stack - green patterned paper
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - Swirl 2 @ 3 1/4"
The Paper Studio - holly embossing folder

Thanks for stopping by today.   Come play along with us this week on the Crafty Catz challenge blog :-)


I'm entering this into the following:
 Art by Miran #11:  Anything Goes
 City Crafter #221:  Christmas in July
 Clear It Out:  Christmas in July -sparkly thing - Christmas Stickles
 Craft Your Passion # 223:  Christmas in July