Friday, July 12, 2013

Crate Paper & CardMaker Blog Hop

Hi Everyone,

Hope you guys are enjoying the Crate Paper & CardMaker blog hop, we've got tons of fun inspirations to share using the gorgeous Maggie Holmes Signature Collection from Crate Paper. I personally adore the mix of colors and the vintage touches here and there in this collection. Love it!

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First up is this fun card that I created using mostly the various die cuts from the ephemera cardstock pack (the must have product for me) along with a few stickers from the cardstock sticker mini alpha sheet (the phrases are just perfect for cards).

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Needless to say, I'm addicted to layering and the die cuts makes everything so much easier.  I also added in one of the flower clips and a tad bit of washi tape from the 12x12 washi paper.

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And I couldn't just stop there, so got out the cameo for the cute pillow box and of course more die cuts to put together the gift tag...

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Once again the flower clip was too adorable to not include and loving the cute little bows that are part of this collection; just the perfect touch for this little gift box.

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Don't you just love this gorgeous collection by Maggie Holmes and for more inspirations, do hop on over to Ivanka Lentle's blog

Thanks everyone for stopping by and don't forget to make your way to Crate Paper's blog at the end of the hop for a chance to win a yummy set of products from the Maggie Holmes Signature Collection.


Thursday, July 11, 2013

the new "Recorded" Collection from Webster's Pages

Hi Everyone,

Back with some CHA Summer 2013 love!!!
Have you seen the new Recorded collection from Webster's Pages by Allison Kreft?  It's absolutely gorgeous and this collection is perfect for anything! I honestly love the mix of colors and one can never have enough wood grain pattern paper (I need a dozen of that)!

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In putting this page together, I opted for a clean and simple design, as to highlight the gorgeous pattern papers and colors (guess you can tell which ones are my favorites from this collection). Also getting out my cameo to cut the fun arrows and the saying "the story".

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Can't wait for this collection to hit the stores, you're going to love this and I really need to get some more of that wood grain pattern paper!

Thanks for stopping by and do check out the full collection details on Webster's Pages blog.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

It's been too long

Hi Everyone,

I know you hear this from me all the time, but honestly time really has just disappeared for me. I can't believe it's been months since I last updated the blog nor can I believe that we are already in July! Where did this year go?  It's funny how I started the year with tons of things planned and a ridiculously long list of to-dos; and sadly I hate to admit, the list hasn't shrunk much. Actually I think it's now grown quite a bit instead.

So what in the world have I been doing for the past 6 months! Well... I'll let this little one tell ja... (taken last month)
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And before calling it a day... sharing some Crate Paper Love here!  Create this one awhile back for my Crate Paper Creative Weekly assignment - focusing on all things yellow and gold!

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Loving all the fun embellishments and mixing and matching from the various crate paper collections....

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And on this stand-out sticker, I covered the original red lettering with some gold glitter... now everything is glittered gold!

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Also another addiction of mine then was vellum paper, love how these papers add a little something extra to the page without giving that clustered feeling...

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And here's another Crate Paper project - this time around it's all things dotted!!  Finally got out my circle mask and had a little fun with some mists....

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And of course, all the circle punches that I have stashed away couldn't resist going circle (well  dotted) crazy. These circle punches are the best scrapbook investment (after my can't live without fiskars trimmer) that I've ever made.

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Thanks everyone for stopping by and do promise to keep things more updated here (actually just finished scheduling a few more posts - yay). Nite Nite