My Little Artist

Hello everybody! I am back with a layout I created using the Bookworm Designer Papers, embellishments and stickers. What a cute collection to scrapbook those school memories!

Every time my son comes home from school with a fun art project, I get excited. I love looking through his artwork and the one thing I can always count on while looking at his work, is that his little creatures are ALWAYS happy. This makes my heart happy. It just goes to show that he’s happy inside and out most days. And he’s so creative too.

I love that he enjoys simple things such as painting, drawing and coloring. He will spend hours at the kitchen table, making pictures for his classmates. He is thoughtful like that.

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Love Mix & Match Border

Love is…..Love.

I love to drink my coffee first thing in the morning.  I love my sons humor.  I love spending my spare time scrapbooking.  I love meatballs and mashed potatoes.  I love smelling the scent of ocean air.  We can LOVE just about anything.

However, what I really LOVE about this scrapbooking border is that I was able to use the Jumbo Jet Border Maker Cartridge in a very non-traditional way.  In fact, I bet when you look at this border, you didn’t even know the Jumbo Jet cartridge was used.  And, better yet—you can use this on just about any layout about many forms of LOVE!

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Love Your Life

Isn’t life beautiful?

There are so many days that I just have to step back and remind myself how beautiful this life we live really is.  Take a deep breath, and take in all the sights, sounds, smells, and people around me.

By snapping a few photos of these things, is a wonderful reminder to LOVE LIFE!  Today I challenge you to snap at least two photos of the things that will remind you to do this. Once you have these photos, add them to a layout! Throw a few flowers on there for the beauty-factor!

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Send A Note To Say Hello

I always have my Creative Memories goodies all packed and ready to go with me. Currently,  I am spending my days in our RV out of town while my hubby works.  I love the versatility of Creative Memories products, everything you need to make amazing layouts and cards are at your fingertips.  I do have a well stocked craft studio in my home but I don’t like hauling all my goodies with me.  Everything I need to create can be found with Creative Memories products!

I don’t know about you, but I love to make and send cards to loved ones to hopefully brighten their day.  I do not have a stash of cards here in the RV so I decided to make this set of four note cards just to have on hand.

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Summer Loving!

I love summer!!  Who doesn’t love summer? This paper just screams summer fun!

There always seems to be something happening during the summer months.  Every year, our beautiful city of Kamloops hosts a rib fest, and every year our family goes and samples four of the amazing ribs they offer!  I am prepared to scrapbook this messy day with this double page layout using the Slice of Summer Designer Paper Pack, Slice of Summer Mat Pack and the Slice of Summer Stickers.

Slice of Summer double page layout

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A Gem of a Layout – using Gemstone Patterns

A gem is a precious or unique stone which can be used in jewelry.

In this case, it is precious and can be used on your scrapbooking layouts.

The way I see it, scrapbooking layouts equate to jewelry.  Each unique in their own way.

Not sure about you, but there are times when I am creating that things just fall together. This is one of those times.  When I looked at the diamond shaped Custom Cutting System pattern I was trying to envision a flower.  So, I just cut out several of the shapes until it all came together.

I do have to say that creating this layout will require Repositionable Adhesive.  You will want your diamond shapes to be flexible until you have them placed exactly where you want them.  Once you have the entire flower shape created, you will adhere it to the layout using your Tape Runner.

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Out Of The Blue – It’s a Mystery!

It’s a mystery!  But, some things are for certain……

Have you seen the Mystery Bundle Promotion that we are offering right now?

If you purchase $150 in product before Tuesday, July 25 @ 3pm CT or while supplies last, you will receive $47.50 in products absolutely FREE!

Who doesn’t LOVE a free gift?

I fell in love with the Out Of The Blue Paper Pack and Stickers that you get FREE with this promotion.  Blue is always a safe color.  For boys or girls.  Family or Friends.  Sports or  School Days.  It works with everything!

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Doodling on Your Scrapbooking Layouts

Hello everybody! Today, I am sharing a layout using the Royal Blue and Cranberry Mix & Match Designer Paper and Flower Embellishments. I know that the 4th of July has come and gone, but I love this photo too much to not scrap it.

The morning of the 4th of July, Edward and I arrived to my sister Jamie’s house to help her set up since she was hosting the 4th of July party. Naturally, she and I took a selfie as we poured ourselves a glass of Mimosa.

My sister texts Jamie after she see’s the selfie and was like, “what is she wearing!” (that would be me). We bought the same shirt at Target to wear and it totally wasn’t planned. She showed up an hour later with a different version of my shirt. Well, our shirt. LOL, she took a pair of scissors to make herself a v-neck and trimmed the edges of her sleeves. I am not sure why she just didn’t cut the shirt in half across the middle while she was at it, but we had a good laugh!

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Digital – Mix & Match Layouts

I am a traditional scrapbooker  as well as a digital designer and two of my favourite embellishments are flowers and gems when I am scrapping traditionally.  So… you can only imagine my delight when the Mix & Match Digital Kits were introduced…and in so many beautiful colours!!!

I love layering different flower combinations along with the gems and the HUGE benefit when scrapping digitally is you never run out of your favourites because the supply is endless!  I am going to share a few pages I designed to show you different colour combinations and ways to decorate your pages with these “little gems”.

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