March 30, 2015

Made it Monday

LOTD**inspired by the online crop hosted by Paper Issues on Facebook last week; Danielle's challenge was to use 6+ patterned papers!  I just grabbed my Basic Grey Aurora line again and got busy!

 




March 26, 2015

It's a GOLDEN TBT !!!

#tbt - Thing 1 Photo shoot from a few years back-she still looks same!   I'm your reveal at Scrap Our Stash today with this month's sketch # 24 Challenge!  Karan has created this awesome sketch for our lovely crafters! AND, this month's twist is: you gotta add GOLD!!!
 
You have until March 29th to SHINE in our Linky Party. Don't forget this month's prize is from our awesome sponsor, Clique Kits!

March 23, 2015

Who wants to win a GC???


That's right?  A $ 10 Issues GC from Paper Issues is up for grabs this month over at Challenge YOUrself!  Don't forget that this month's challenge is: YOUR BUCKET LIST!   Here's my DT reveal ):)  It's boring as I said before but maybe an annual Bucket List is another idea I'm throwing around after this...maybe even a summer Bucket List??  I got the idea from Gemma at The Steele Nook :)

WHAT'S ON YOUR LIST?? YOU HAVE UNTIL APRIL 4TH, 2015 TO JOIN US!

March 18, 2015

SOS DT member Tanti goes eclectic!

her take on this month's SOS challenge  Sketch # 24 involves an awesome black background!  if you'll remember , I ALWAYS used to use black cardstock backgrounds and I just love them!
blog: www.tantikcreation.blogspot.de

** AMAZING right??!!! And don't forget this month's sponsor is Clique Kits!!
March Sponsor ~ Clique Kits
 

March 12, 2015

It's a Throwback Thursday!

Throwback LOTD**

TO REMIND MYSELF THAT THIS GIRL IS ALMOST A GRADUATE!!!

Sharing....

I'm up with the challenge reveal today on the Scrap Our Stash DT and don't forget this month's challenge:
STENCIL!!
 
 
MY "STENCIL"
S- Star paperclip from Freckled Fawn
T-Typewriter
E-Epic wood veneer
N-numbers
C-Circle stickers
I-Ink
L-Lined paper"
 This month's challenge prize totally rocks!! A J'Adore kit from CLIQUE KITS !!
 
see more DT inspo and a chance to link up your creations at SCRAP OUR STASH!

March 10, 2015

our DT at Challenge YOUrself has some awesome Bucket Lists!

Remember our challenge this month is your BUCKET LIST and today's inspiration comes from our leader, the oh so talented LYNN!


Is this not awesome???  Her feathers are even better!

  To check out her list details and for ways to get you inspired, hop over to Challenge YOUrself and share with us!  One lucky winner will receive this:

March 8, 2015

Challenge YOUrself's March challenge is up!

loved using my Teresa Collins goodies

Our March challenge for you is a great one!  It has to do with life goals, big or small, something you want to learn, conquering a fear, anything...it's YOURS...
CHALLENGE # 16 is: THE BUCKET LIST !!

We want to see YOU in a layout that shows something you've already achieved on your bucket list OR your bucket list in general!
I'll admit it, I am NOT the adventurous person so no skydiving or bungy jumping for me and as a military brat AND military vet, I have already traveled to some of the places that many desire to go (I'd love to revisit many but only one is on my bucket list) so...I apologize that my list is a little blurry but here's my list:



Travel:  Hawaii, Bermuda and Panama
(Hawaii to surf and go to a luau, Bermuda to snorkel and Panama since I am 1/2 Panamanian and I'd love to revisit as a grownup and do some awesome photography and geneology)

Spend a whole summer in Florida, pet a giraffe (my fav animal), sellout crafty/scrappy items at a craft fair -relearn how to ride a bike (don't judge), run 10K (well, run in general), get pubbed in Somerset Memories, Let's Make a Deal taping AND kiss Wayne Brady (I am a LMAD fanatic, I love Wayne after Idris & George lol), solo train ride to the West Coast for some great photography and solitude, and finally, a Disney Cruise :):)

What's on your "SOMEDAY I WILL " list???? You have until April 4th to link up with us at Challenge Yourself ; this month's lucky winner gets a $ 10 GC from CU to my fav online scrappy store:
http://paperissuesstore.myshopify.com/
 

It's a Scrapping Sunday!

I've been on a mission to use stash and all these snow/ice days have given me plenty of opportunity to do just that!  Some super Sunday layouts that I did just  made for myself!!
love the SIMPLE STORIES "LIFE DOCUMENTED" collection

MAGGIE HOLMES LOVE

MORE SIMPLE STORIES  :)

March 4, 2015

Peachy Cheap!

good stuff there...looky look at today's deal..


and they always have cool stuff...you still have time (8 hours to be exact) to link up with our "I AM" challenge at Challenge YOUrself to win a $ 15 GC to Peachy Cheap!

MARCHing in wth a new SOS Challenge!


Our first challenge at Scrap Our Stash for you is a long one but you can do it!   A STENCIL word challenge!  All you have to do is create a layout following the above instructions and the guidelines {HERE} and link up to our inky party by March 29, 2015.  Can't wait to see what you create!

March 2, 2015

LOTD

Still loving those cards I get in my Paper Issues orders!

It's a Studio Challenge!

Decided to rewatch Season 2 of House of Cards AND since its another dang snow day, I am multitasking and scrapping too! Came across a new site for me called THE STUDIO CHALLENGES and their March challenge was quite the challenge:  A List!  You pick any/ all of these items:  mist/stamping/sequins/chip/brads or eyelets/thread/vellum/yellow...so, I grabbed some supplies and used everything but mist and instead of thread I used string on the tag.  Hope you like! After I did the stenciling, it came together faster than I thought it would. Great Fancy Pants products, awesome vellum by DCWV mixed with Simple Stories!!

February 26, 2015

LOTD

Happy Thursday!  Just posting some layouts ere & there that I've done over the course of all these February snow days and snow delays (GRRRR)...I love getting scrap goodies from Paper Issues because Cassie not only packs your goodies all special, but she adds these super cute cards like the unicorn one in there.  I knew I had to use it on a layout.  I should've used it on my Color Run layout, but, too late!
 

SOS reveal










I'm up on the Scrap Our Stash blog today with my reveal for this month's February Sketch Challenge!  Our talented guest designer, Lisa H, created the sketch for our creating pleasure and we had to use the below color palette so, here's my take on it :) using up a lot of my American Crafts stash.






you still have time to join us!  Link up your creations at Scrap Our Stash by Feb 27!!

February 25, 2015

Our GC to Peachy Cheap is still up for grabs!

You still have time to play along with our "I AM" Challenge at Challenge Yourself
A color palette to inspire you and all you have to do is add the I AM in there and of course YOU must be in the layout!!!


and since I had a brain freeze, I never photographed my own layout (I will do it tomorrow since we may have a snow day AGAIN) and so I hope DT Aurelie will inspire you with her gorgeous layout!

February 15, 2015

Scrapping Sunday-let's fill it with WASHI!

  

It's a Scrapping Sunday for me so I thought I'd share our Stash Challenge #23 over at Scrap Our Stash! This month's stash challenge is all about WASHI!



 
 But, as I explained before,  you don't have to use Washi, you just have to use supplies that begin with the first letter of the word WASHI.  Here's what I used: 

W (Washi tape) A (American Crafts arrow paper)
S (Stripes and Sequins) H (Hearts all over) and  I (Ink around my hand cutting)
 
Don't forget that one lucky scrapper will win a $ 20 GC to The ScrapRoom!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                    
 
 
 

Lisa H is our guest designer at SOS -join us!

Lisa Hidy from My Creative Endeavors is our guest sketch artist at Scrap Our Stash this month!
She puts together cute sketches like this:
 
and comes up with adorable layouts like this:

so this month, she has created a LOVEly sketch for us at SOS so you can join in on the scrapping fun!

there is a TWIST with the sketch challenge; hop over to Scrap Our Stash for more details and to get inspired by the DT :)  You have until February 27 to join in so make today a Scrapping Sunday!

February 7, 2015

It's a SUPER SATURDAY!

It's a super Saturday over at Challenge YOUrself cause we have a new challenge up for February!  We've got a beautiful color challenge -take a look:






GORGEOUS right???!!
Color Challenge prompt:   " I AM ___________________"  You get to add this in your title or journaling, fill in what you want; our only requirement is that YOU be in the picture!  We wanna see YOUr face :):)   Details, deadline and linky party are over at CHALLENGE YOURrself  and for tons of inspiration, our DT and our leader have plenty of inspiration pieces for you too! 

February 6, 2015

TGIF!

LOTD.....just using stash and trying some 30 min or less layouts! Just used whatever stuff I had in my "Christmas" box and some Heidi Swapp free Christmas printables!
 

February 5, 2015

February calls for some WASHI!





Our first challenge for February over at Scrap Our Stash is all about WASHI stash!  But let me explain just in case!  This first stash challenge for the month just means you can use whatever you have in your stash that "SPELLS" the first letter of the word W-A-S-H-I...for example Washi tape, Ampersand, Stripes, Harry Potter (if you're a Potter fan like me) and Ink *** Oh wait, I think I just gave myself an idea for a a layout!

My reveal isn't up on the blog yet, but swing over to SOS and check out this weeks layouts from DT divas Lynn, Elena, Steffanie  and more~! Awesome stuff there!
This month's lucky winner gets a $ 20 GC toTHE SCRAPROOM!

"The Scraproom is the only online “Coffee House” that specializes in monthly
 Scrapbooking Layout Kits!  Treat yourself to a steaming hot helping of fresh scrapbooking supplies, delivered straight to your door every month!"

Please take a moment to go by and visit The ScrapRoom.
- See more at: http://scrapourstash.blogspot.com/#sthash.HjVTlEY8.dpuf




"The Scraproom is the only online “Coffee House” that specializes in monthly
 Scrapbooking Layout Kits!  Treat yourself to a steaming hot helping of fresh scrapbooking supplies, delivered straight to your door every month!"

Please take a moment to go by and visit The ScrapRoom.
- See more at: http://scrapourstash.blogspot.com/#sthash.HjVTlEY8.dpuf
Don't forget, this month is a short month so we hope you'll come & play! Link up before February 28th!!   

"The Scraproom is the only online “Coffee House” that specializes in monthly
 Scrapbooking Layout Kits!  Treat yourself to a steaming hot helping of fresh scrapbooking supplies, delivered straight to your door every month!"

Please take a moment to go by and visit The ScrapRoom.
- See more at: http://scrapourstash.blogspot.com/#sthash.HjVTlEY8.dpuf

TBT POTD

woohoo!  Flashback is right!!  1997 Revenge of the Nerds !!  And yup, that baby is actually Thing 1!!

January 30, 2015

TGIF!

I ACTUALLY DID SOME LAYOUTS JUST FOR MYSELF LAST WEEK BEFORE  I GOT SICK ....
Just some 30 min  or less layouts trying to use stash so I can justify getting more :):)
more of the awesome Basic Grey Aurora collection...very every versatile....wait till you see me mix some of it up with some "Olaf" (coming soon)-
loved this quote from Shel Silverstein: 
"AND SHE LOVED A LITTLE BOY VERY VERY MUCH EVEN MORE THAN SHE LOVED HERSELF."

It's true!  This boy has my whole heart and more *****He IS some kind of wonderful !!

January 29, 2015

The Memory Nest MIM

The Memory Nest Make It Monday # 32 ....a bit late :):):)





    
although, now that I look at it, I didn't follow the sketch that well....I liked the split and I focused on that more than anything ! OOPS!!
had this serious vintage pack of MME chipboard...I used the whole pack on the layout since it only cost me $ 1 on the clearance at Michael's!!




LOTD

I can't tell you how long I've had these Spiderman stickers, maybe 3 months??  Finally put them to paper last week (I really struggle with stickers so...)

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