Thursday, September 25, 2014

Practical Scrappers Scrap Your Stash Blog Hop

Happy Friday! It's time for another Practical Scrappers Scrap Your Stash Blog Hop!  If you are following the blog roll, you came from Kristy's blog. Below is the full list!  Thanks for joining us! I love having to use up my stash...I'm definitely a paper hoarder!

Practical Scrappers

I pulled out some old October Afternoon for my layout!  This collection is called Report Card and I think I've had it for at least 3 years, if not more.
 I used some of the coordinating letter stickers from Report Card, along with newer OA stickers from Daily Flash.

I used one of the journaling cards to type up a little info about my photos. These cards were the ones you actually could punch out of a 12x12 sheet!

I used buttons that actually  go with the School House collection but I thought they worked! I also added some small wooden veneer stars from Studio Calico. 
Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you get out some paper  you've been hanging on to and make a layout or two with it!   Next up is go give her some love!
Have a great day!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Paper Secrets September 15th Sketch Reveal

Hi friends...September is moving right along!  This week Paper Secrets revealed their second September sketch!  This sketch's challenge word is APPLE.
For my layout, I used Farmhouse Paper's 309 collection. My challenge word items are:  A-arrow  P-punch (pennants) P-pin L-letters E-enamel dots.
My gold glitter letters are the new Shimelle American Craft Thickers. I love using these on my pages!

I used a hand punch to create these pennants under my photo. I then stitched through with my sewing machine and added a cute chipboard pin from the 309 collection.  

The cork arrow is from Studio Calico (also from the Paper Secrets shop!)  The date stamp is also Studio Calico! I added some enamel dots from my stash!

Don't forget to link up your own layout for a chance to win a Paper Secrets GC to the shop!  Have a great day!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Paper Camellia Main Kit Layout

Hey I have a layout up on the Paper Camellia blog using this month's Main Kit.  I am just loving the beautiful colors that Ria has chosen!  The pinks and blues are lovely along with the gold accents!  September's kit includes papers from October Afternoon, Crate Paper, and Shimelle. 
I used one of the cute die cuts from the Shimelle line along with a label sticker from October Afternoon's Public Library.  Underneath are two of the new My Mind's Eye's "Just Sayin" enamel the glitter gold!

Here, I used another of the Shimelle die cuts followed by a label sticker.  I added my niece's initial using the Shimelle Fitzgerald gold glitter Thickers! I love these!  

For accent, I used some spray ink splatters mixed in with more of the lovely MME enamel shapes!

In the Main Kit, you receive three of these Crate Paper Notes and Things Chipboard Frames. I adhere patterned paper from OA's Public Library Journal Cards and added a die cut.  
Thanks for stopping by today! Be sure to check out this month's kit along with the Add Ons by clicking here!
Have a wonderful day!

Friday, September 5, 2014

Paper Secrets September 1st sketch reveal

Hello and happy Friday! I can't believe September is here already!  I have another Paper Secrets sketch reveal to share with you today!  This sketch is brought to you by DT member, Lanette Erickson. And the challenge word is LABOR.

 And here is my layout! I used Simple Stories' DIY from the Paper Secrets' shop. For my challenge word, I used L: letters A: arrows B: buttons O: orange R: ribbon.
 My letters are American Craft Thickers (pink) and Heidi Swapp (turquoise).  I added some of the chipboard shapes that coordinate with DIY, as well. 
I used some buttons from my stash, as well as added a piece of flair from The Paper Bakery. 
Some white dotted ribbon from May Arts....I have a TON of it! I bought a lot when I was working at a local store a few years ago. 
Love these cute little chipboard shapes! And the colors are so bright! 
Don't forget to link up your own layout by the end of the month for a chance to win a Paper Secrets gift card! Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Teresa Collins Designs: Candy Cane Lane Burlap Canvas

Hello I'm up on the Teresa Collins Design Team Blog with an altered burlap canvas I created using the Candy Cane Lane collection.  I love the traditional red and greens in this line, as well as how Teresa adds gray and black! 
I first used Teresa's Basically Essential Modeling Paste and the 12x12 Scallop Stencil to create a background on my canvas. After allowing it to dry, I was ready to start embellishing!
I used gold glitter spray paint to color one of the Wooden Ornaments. I then layered pieces from the Ephemera Pack underneath, as well as hand punched circles from the different patterned papers. 

Along with the Ephemera pieces, I added Chipboard Buttons and Enamel Dots from Candy Cane Lane. 
Do you spy the snowflake enamel shape? Love these! 

My title is cut from gold foil paper (I found it at Michaels) and my Silhouette Machine (cut file  #52200). 
Thanks for stopping by today!  Be sure to check out this and the rest of Teresa's releases by clicking here! What is your favorite?? For me, its tough to choose! 
Have a good day!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Clear Scraps + Imagine Crafts!

Hello!  This week Clear Scraps and Imagine Crafts are having a blog blast!
      I used Clear Scraps Build It Your Way Large Acrylic Binder with the Round Tab Acrylic Pages.  We are celebrating friendship this month at Clear Scraps!  I put together a book documenting photos spanning almost 30 years of my best friends from school. 

I cut a 6x6 piece of acrylic from one of the 12 inch sheets to create a mini page so I could add extra photos.   I used my Staz On Jet Black ink to stamp my sentiment in the lower right corner.  I love using Staz On with Clear Scrap!  Staz On is the ONLY ink that you can trust that you will get a clean stamped image. No smudging!  And it dries quickly!

Thanks for stopping by! Be sure to check out both the Clear Scraps' and Imagine Crafts' blogs...there are lots of giveaways this week!