Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Link With Love Projects

Helping put the word out how important it is to
This is so important to all of us in the creative world...if you are going to post or submit something...and if you have been inspired or are lifting another designer's must 
Link With Love!
Check out the inspiring post on 

I am so inspired everyday by the crafting world...I see so much  everyday.  If I have tons of ideas spinning in my head and I combine a few and create something totally unique...then I probably don't need to link.  But when their idea, sketch and design end up in your work...then you must 
Link With Love. 
 Link to the original source.  Always!
Be inspired and do the right thing!

Inspired by Beate Johns

Inspired by Izzy Anderson, Scrapbook Trends, February 2012 page 97

Friday through Sunday Practical Scrappers will be having a 
Link With Love Blog Hop.
Many designers will have prizes...including me!
Stop back and check out the amazing projects all inspired by one sketch!

Love to hear your comments on this topic today..please tell me your thoughts!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Challenge Me Tuesday @ Practical Scrappers

I had a ton of fun creating this layout for
I love how fresh and bright it feels.
A huge thank you to Kelly for sharing her precious kiddos with me!  I adore this picture of them!
Journaling reads....Write it on you Heart that every day is the best day in the year.
The layout was created with Ranger Glossy Card Stock, Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks and Canned Air.
Alcohol Ink and Canned Air tutorial and inspired by 
Julie Bonner's Sketch.
Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Momenta Card

I had so much fun creating this card for the Momenta D-Lite Team.  Bright, fun and reminds me how ready I am for Spring!

Friday, February 24, 2012

Scrapbook Stamp Society and Momenta Blog Hop

Sharing a fun little card created for the Scrapbook Stamp Society using Momenta Product.
I have never used a digi stamp image this was fun and a challenge for me!
Little Piggy by Morgan Fitzsimmons
Isn't he just the cutest?
Check out the hop here...all posted in one place to make it a bit easier!
Scrapbook Stamp Society & Momenta Blog Hop

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Projects with Pins

Great projects with pins on
Practical Scrappers  today.  Super cute ideas from adding a penny to gathering ribbon with stick pins...such great ideas!
Sharing my card today. I wish I could take credit for the gorgeous pins...but I can't, they are made by the super talented
Mary Livermont in Pierre!  Next time you are at
 Scrappin Ladies in Pierre, check out Mary's pins.  They are stunning!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Cards inspired by Quilts

The quilted look on cards and layouts is really making it's way into the paper crafting world.  Here's a little peek at what the Practical Scrapper's Team has been up to!
Here is my card...I had so much fun with this and love how it turned out!  I think I will use this for the Create Challenge this week!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Girls Night Out

Sharing my card this week for the Create Blog!
The challenge this week was to create a card for
Girls Night Out!
I really wanted to create something fun and whimsical!
This is what I came up with...

Thanks for taking a peek!
All supplies are October Afternoon other than Stampin' Up Ribbon!

CMT on Practical Scrappers

The challenge on Challenge Me Tuesday on Practical Scrappers was to use two or more border punches.  Here is my layout!
I used EK Success, Martha Stewart and Fiskars border punches!
Check out the rest of the great layouts here:
Next week's challenge is Ink!  Ink it up anyway you want!  Give it a try and send in your project by next Monday for a chance to be featured on the Practical Scrappers Blog!

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Frugal Finds on Practical Scrappers

Check out the super fun post on Practical Scrappers today!
What a super fun way to recycle!
Here's mine with Hershey Chocolate Heart Foil Wrappers covering Maya Road Chipboard!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Create Blog Challenge: Card with Ribbon Tabs

Super fun challenge on the Create Blog this week...
make a card with ribbon tabs.
I had fun creating this one, here is what I came up with...

The little charm says love!  A little bit of glare, but no real way out of that with a metal charm!

Supplies used:
Bazzill Kraft Card stock
Close To My Heart Metal Frame
Webster's Pages Ribbon Trim, Bloomers and Tulle
Prima Flowers
Making Memories Buttons and Pin
Maya Road Pin
Kaisercraft Pearls
Creative Impressions Twine
Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Momenta Valentine Mail Box

I know there are lots of these little Valentine Mail Boxes out there in the crafting world, but I couldn't resist the turquoise one that I found at Target.  I knew I had the perfect paper from Momenta to match it, and it will make it the perfect way to give Max her Valentine. Plus it matches the colors in her room!

You can find Momenta products here:  Momenta
I used the Kaleidoscope Pyramid Pad
Blossom Chipboard Words and
and these Sparkly Dimensional Stickers.
Super cute products for a super cute project!
Thanks for taking a peek!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Valentine Cards

Valentine cards are up on the 
Lots of super cute ideas, make sure to check them out!
Here is what I created!

I love, love, love this line from Jillibean Soup,
 Hearty Barley Soup!  Can't get enough of fact I have a whole pack of the wood grain paper....yay me!  
Thanks Lynne at Scrappin Ladies for ordering it for me!

Thanks for taking a peek!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Create Blog Challenge: Valentine Cards

Playing along this week at 
The Create Blog.
Here's what I came up with!

All supplies are Stampin' Up other than
Studio Calico tissue flower embellishment, Kaisercraft Pearls and Creative Imaginations rub on!

Thanks for stopping by!

Momenta D-Lite Post

Sharing my first post for the Momenta D-Lite team.  
I created four note cards and a little bag to hold them.
I loved how the first card came out, the one that says 
I love you,
so other 3 are basically the same layouts, just switched up a bit with buttons, hearts and butterflies.  I love the pastels against the kraft paper, so cute.
You can find Momenta Products here
I used the Chloe's Garden paper pad:
Chloes Garden Pyramid Pad and the 
perfect little chipboard words, Blossoms,
Blossom Chipboard Words

Thanks for taking a peek!

Monday, February 6, 2012

Valentine Layouts for Practical Scrappers

Check out some fun Valentine Layouts over at
Thanks Kelly for sharing these two sweeties with me!

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Girl vs. Scrap Challenge

Sharing a great challenge from One Story Down....10 things I love or hate about you, baker's twine and a nontraditional angle on a photo.  Here's the link:
You have til the end of the month to link your layout  and you get a free digi kit for just entering.  Pretty cool!
I am so jealous of my digi team members and their amazing layouts...check them out.  So inspiring!  I must learn to add text to my layouts the way they do!
This is my take!

Inspired by a layout by the fabulous C'eline Navvaro
All supplies October Afternoon except Pink Paislee and Cosmo Cricket chipboard letters.

Thanks for stopping by!