February 23, 2018

Happy Birthday

Hello, Everyone!  There's a new Featured Stamper at Splitcoast Stampers, and that means it's time to CASE.  Featured Stampers is a great way to find inspiration from amazing crafters!  Here's how it works - A Splitcoast Stampers member is selected each Sunday to be that week's Featured Stamper.  There gallery is posted - grab a cup of coffee and browse through their inspirational projects.  Pick you favorite to CASE - and post to the Featured Stamper Gallery for the week.  Spread the word so everyone can join!  Here is my project for this week - a treat bag I made for a friend's birthday - inspired by Boss' Happy Easter post.
I made this treat bag from Spring Pals Treat Sacks from SVG Cuts.  The clock is a sticker I for Christmas.  I added a Winter Border from Miss Kate Cuttables and a cream bow to add some cuteness to this bag - so what do you think?  I actually love this bag because it's so easy to make when you need a quick gift bag.  Don't forget to heave over to Splitcoast Stampers to Featured Stampers and join i with Featured Stamper #576.  Check out all her amazing projects while you are there!

February 22, 2018

Pretty Kitty - Art Abandonment Card Pack

Hello, Everyone!  Hope you are all enjoying your day - here it is cold and rainy - perfect weather to cuddle with your cat.  Today I have a card set that I made to abandon.



I made the cards using the Pretty Kitty Collection (We Are 3).  Don't ya just love that little kitty?  Hope you stop over at Art Abandonment and share some of your craft with others!
Challenges:

  • Create and Inspire #71 - Anything Goes

February 21, 2018

Awesome Festive Friday

Hello, Everyone!  The Outlawz Challenges' Friday challenge is always Festive Friday.  While they have awesome twists each week, Christmas-themed cards are always an option.  If you aren't participating, you are totally missing out!  The Design Team is super talented - so creative.  Please be sure to stop there and check it out - so many wonderful creations to view.  Today I did a little stash shopping and made these two simple Christmas cards.


We Are 3 papers used for my second card:

February 20, 2018

Power Poppy Hues to Use

Hello, Everyone!  Power Poppy has a wonderful weekly challenge called Hues to Use where wonderful colors are given to inspire.  There are so many beautiful color combinations they share.  Please be sure to check it out and join in!  

I have decided to stretch a little and go with a person, rather than flowers for a change.  I chose Miss Typewriter - since I, myself, used to be Miss Typewriter!  Other than that, I decided to go quick and simple.
I started out with a black base, adding some "Be Bold, Be Bright" paper designs I purchased at Hobby Lobby before I retired three years ago!  I found the image from Mari Digis and thought it would be something different for me to try.

Pick up the Pink!

Hi, Everyone!  Happy Tuesday!  Haven't abandoned anything in a while, so finally took some time to make something to let go.  Not sure where yet, but planning to abandon this gift pack of six cards.
 




Don't ya just love these colors?  I used papers from the Sweetheart Collection from We Are 3.  The sentiments are from the Little Things Sentiments.  I embossed some of the cards with Buttons folder from Darice.  On some I attached a flower or butterfly to finish the cards up.  I love pink and grey together!

Have you abandoned your papercrafts yet?  Please be sure to stop over to the Art Abandonment Facebook Page and let's see if someone enjoyed finding my card pack.

  

February 19, 2018

Family Goodness

Hello, Everyone!  Wow, can you believe this weather???  It's 25 years ago today that I visited the Southwest and fell in love with the weather. It's so beautiful this time of year - great time for the Midwesterners to get out of that cold and come visit.

I'm finishing up scrapbooks for my hubby's siblings.  Here's the latest.

February 18, 2018

Take Time to Fly

Hello, Everyone!  My layout that I would like to share with you today is using Vintage Carnival from We Are 3.  I just love the colors in this collection.  The photo will be of my grandson riding a plane ride.
The cute plane is cut from Toy Airplane (Miss Kate Cuttables).

February 17, 2018

February 16, 2018

Enjoy the Simple Things

Over at Kerst Christmas, the challenge is Anything Goes.  I decided to go quick and easy - again.  After all, I've got loads of scraps to use, have I not?  I do like my poinsettias and find a tone-on-tone card to be so simply elegant!
My card uses one of my favorite papers - Christmas Tree, and I've also thrown in a bit of Storybook Christmas for a touch of contrast.  Pointy Poinsettia is the flower - I love it, is so elegant printed with a gold outline. 
                   

February 15, 2018

Fabulous Ride

Hello, Everyone!  Here is a layout I made for my wedding album.  My background is from Doodle Pantry.  The corners are from We Are 3 (Extra Stamping Studio Welcome).

Challenges:

February 14, 2018

Day Filled with Music

Hello, Everyone!  Hope you're all have a good week!!  I would like to share this simple layout that I made for my grandson's scrapbook - a photo sharing his talents as a new drummer.
The adorable papers are from We Are 3's Little Star collection enlarged for larger stars.  This collections has a fun color combination - I just love it!  The QR code when scanned takes you to a video of my grandson playing drums for the first time.  Pretty quick layout - which I love! 

February 13, 2018

Valentine Treat Bag

Hello, Everyone!  I hope you're ready for Valentine's Day.  It's hard to believe we are celebrating another holiday already.  Where does the time go?  This passage of time brings us to the monsoon season here - guess our beautiful winter weather will be leaving us for a while - not my favorite time of year.  This evening I wanted to share a fairly quick treat bag.  It has many possibilities - I made a rather generic bag, but plan to use it for some Valentine treats.

This little treat bag comes from SVG Cuts - Spring Pals Treat Sack.  I topped it off with Josephine Clematis from Doodle Pantry.  The paper comes form Digital Scrapbooking Experts - Blessings and Baptism.  I did recolor the houndstooth pattern inspired by this week's Hues to Use at Power Poppy.  These colors are soooooo elegant!!!!!

Woodland Christmas with an Owl

Woodland Christmas digital papers make a great background to this Owl Doodle.

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February 12, 2018

Grandson - Hanging Out at the Mall

Hello, Everyone!  I hope you're enjoying your Monday.  I would like to share a layout I did for a picture of my grandson riding a truck at the mall.  Of course, as you know, I can't share photos of the grands.
I cut - I mean tore - the left two panels from We Are 3's Vintage Carnival.  Very quick and simple layout - that's what I've been shooting for lately as I am so behind in my scrapbooking.

February 11, 2018

Featured Stamper Challenge



Hello, Everyone!  Hope you are all enjoying the weather wherever you are!  We are having great weather -as usual.  Today I found a little time to squeeze in a Christmas card for the fun challenge at Splitcoast Stampers - Featured Stamper #575.  Check out  their Featured Stamper challenge - one member picked weekly and you can choose one of their cards to case.  No prizes - but I love seeing everyone's interpretation.  Here is my card.
I cut these lovely poinsettias from Pointy Poinsettias by Fred She Said.  The background is from the Outer Space collection by We Are 3.

Wedding Album

My project today is another layout for my wedding album.
I used DSE Neapolitan digital paper for the background.  I cut flowers from the Josephine Clematis collection from Doodle Pantry. 

Entering in Challenge #193 at Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes.

February 10, 2018

Happy, Happy Christmas!

Hello, Everyone!  I hope you're having a wonderful weekend!!  Can you believe it....2nd post today?  I wanted to share samples using more of the Celebrate collection - remember the sale price is 80 cents - good only through the 15th!  So I had this idea in my head of coloring snowflakes using the metallic pattern to give kind of an embossed effect.  After paper piecing those snowflakes digitally, they were more beautiful than even in my head.  I then layered those metallic snowflakes over ... wait for it! Paper from the OUTER SPACE collection.  Yes, my background is full of craters.  I added Stickles to most of the craters - and voila!  A shimmery fun Christmas card!  I finished it off with some glittered matting and one last metallic snowflake.
Then I got to wondering...what would the same snowflakes look like if I used a Confetti pattern.  So I paper pieced digitally the snowflakes with the green confetti.  OMG - I'm telling you the photo does not do these snowflakes justice!  But they have an almost holographic look!  I used the Galaxy pattern from the same - wait for it!  OUTERSPACE collection.  The results look like small snowflakes among the holographic snowflakes.

                    

Happy Birthday!

Hello, Everyone!  Hope you're having a fantastic week!  Beautiful weather here in Sunny Arizona!  Here is a card I made using We Are 3 papers.  The center panel is from a new paper collection called Celebrate - all kinds of "confetti" printed papers - FUN!  And the price is only 80 cents until the 15th!  In fact - all We Are 3 digitals are 20% off until the 15th! The design is inspired by Featured Stamper #574 at Splitcoast Stampers.
I started with a white base.  The pink mats are from We Are 3's Back to Basics Collection.  The top panel is from the Bird's View Collection.  The Pink dotted border is from the Exotic Seaside Collection, and the center panel is from the new Celebrate Collection.  I added a fun digital image - Beachball Bear from Kadoodle Bug, along with a sentiment from We Are 3's Birthday Wishes Sentiment Collection.
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