Announcement: HKC DT!

Hey friends!!!

It’s my second post of the day, and I am so happy to share that I will be creating for the Hip Kit Club design team along with some very talented ladies!  I’m super excited!

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I hope you’ll be following along my scrap adventures!

Happy Friday

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love your kind heart card

Hey friends!  Happy September!

Today, I’m on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog with a rainbow butterfly card featuring this Honey Bee stamp set.

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We could all use a bit of rainbows and sunshine in Texas right now.  In my neck of the woods, we just had lots and lots of rain all weekend, but I know Hurricane Harvey devastated other parts of our state.

TGIF!

made with love, scrapbook layout redo

Hey friends!

Today, I’m here to share a redo layout of my layout “Made with Love.”  I confess that I am a bit of a perfectionist.  I am slowly getting some layouts made of baby girl #3.  I was putting a few layouts away in her album, and there was a layout I made about her handmade quilt.  It has always bothered me that I didn’t get the squares to line up just perfectly, and I didn’t measure right, so I ended up cutting the 4th row (to the right & on the bottom) smaller than the others.  That kind of messed up the x pattern sewing I did.

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I know it’s not very obvious in the photo, but it was to me, and it bothered me.  It was summer break, I didn’t have any assignments at that moment, and baby girl was asleep for the night, so I figured why not redo it.

Here is my redo:

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I really like how it came out.  The + cut file is this one from the justnick shop.  I used some papers from my Crate Paper Maggie Holmes Gather and Cute Girl 6×6 paper pads.  The alpha is American Crafts thickers.  The owl is from my favorite Mama Elephant stamp set charmed that I stamped and colored with copic markers.

I am much happier with how this layout turned out.  It is ready to go in the album!

I rarely redo layouts, but I guess I was in the crafty mood.

What to do think?  Which do you prefer?

Happy Friday friends!  TGIF!!!

 

2 cards, featuring Scrapbook Circle

Hey there crafty friends!  Today I’m on the Scrapbook Circle blog featuring 2 cards I made using the July Laugh More add-on and the July Smile More kit.

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I just love the Pinkfresh Studio Dream On collection, and the products were perfect to make handmade cards!

Stop by the Scrapbook Circle blog for more photos of the individual cards!

Happy Thursday!

Seven, a layout feature Scrapbook Circle

Hey guys!  I’m on the Scrapbook Circle blog today featuring the DIY fringe included in the July Smile More Kit as a part of 1 Product 2 Ways.  The letters are from the July Laugh More add-on.

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I inked up one of the DIY fringe with Distress Ink in picked raspberry and an ink blending tool to match my daughter’s glasses.  I also made 2 strips of my own fringe with pattern paper.

I love how the layers of fringe and the tiny flowers that I hand cut kind of echo the florals behind Ellie in the photo.

Stop by the blog for more info and photos, and to see how Tessa used the DIY fringe!

Happy Tuesday!

P. S.  how is my daughter 7 already!  GAH!!!

Zoo, featuring Scrapbook Circle

Hey there crafty peeps!

Today I have a layout on the Scrapbook Circle blog created using the July Smile More kit.  The alpha is from the July Laugh More add-on.

I finally got around to scrapbooking the zoo trip we took several years ago to our favorite zoo in Waco, TX, the Cameron Park Zoo.  I’m happy to have it done, and ready to go in the album!

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The Perfect Day bear sticker is a Shimelle sticker which came in one of the past kits, but I just couldn’t help but put it on this layout…it’s perfect!

Stop by the Scrapbook Circle blog for more pics and info!

I hope you’re having a lovely weekend!

Happy Saturday!

Altenew Scrapbook Collection Blog Hop + Giveaway

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**EDITED TO ADD THE WINNER FROM MY BLOG!  The WINNER is Sue LD: “So cute with the colorful hearts.”  You should have received an email from me!**

Hey there crafty friends!  Welcome to the Altenew Scrapbook Collection blog hop!  I am so excited to be taking part in this blog hop!

I will be using the beautiful Reflection Scrapbook collection from Altenew.

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This kit has everything you need to create gorgeous projects!

Today, I will be sharing a layout I made using the Reflection scrapbook collection.

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First, I backed a heart cut file with pattern paper from the collection.  I chose colors that matched my photo, and I really love the water color look of these papers!  I added some machine stitching to create texture.

I layered some pattern paper under my photo.  I also did a bit of stamping for my layout.  I gold heat embossed a row of flowers from the Hello Sunshine stamp set on a piece of white cardstock, and layered that under my photo as well.  I also stamped some flowers from the Painted Flowers stamp set, then I cut them out using the coordinating dies.  I used those florals on the bottom right and the top left of my photo, layering and tucking them in front of and behind my photo.

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Beautiful is the title of my layout, which shows my sentiment to the photo.  I used the scripted acetate piece for my title.  I also added two acetate butterflies.  I love the way the bold black pops against my layout.  I finished off by making a tab out of pattern paper, and adding my date using the date stamp included in the kit.  I included the “BEST DAY” sticker to add another bold black element.  I adhered the journaling that I printed off from the computer and cut into strips.  Some gold watercolor splatters and a little thread, and my layout is done!

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Altenew is currently holding a promotion.

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Finally, Altenew is hosting a giveaway as a part of this blog hop.  Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Saturday, July 22nd.

*Also, I will be drawing a winner here from my comments.  Comment on this blog post for a chance to receive a $30 gift certificate.  I will announce the winner on my blog by Friday, July 21, 2017.

Here is the blog hop order:

Altenew

Enza Gudor

Paige Evans

Missy Whidden

Sandra Dietrich

Meghann Andrew

Stefanie Ried

Flora Monika Farkas

Claudia van Rooijen

Elsie Robinson

Kymona Tracey

Irit Landgraf

Elena Morgun

AhSang Jung  <—  you are here

Eunyoung Lee  <—  your NEXT STOP

Anna Komenda

Lilith Eeckels

Terhi Koskinen

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you are inspired to get crafty!

Happy Wednesday!