Friday, May 31, 2013

Photo Freedom Europe pages

The Echo Park Transatlantique Photo Freedom collection were perfect for these photos of my daughter and hubby's trip to France and Italy a couple of years ago.  I have used some Unity stamps along with some Cricut cuts.

Baby Shower Favor

I was up on the Hampton Arts blog yesterday with this little baby project.  I decided to use the diaper card from the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge to create a baby shower favor.  The paper is of course Bundle of Joy by Echo Park, the twine is from Divine Twine and the little stamp label is the coordinating Hampton Arts Stamp.

Now be sure to head on over to the Hampton Arts blog to see what the other DT members have created.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Inspired By #76

You have until tomorrow night to play along with my Inspired By Challenge.

Now I went with the colors and pulled out the chevron, which is really what caught my eye in the photo.  I used my Teresa Collins Stationary Noted Collection along with a Studio Calico veneer piece.  

Cosmo Cricket feature

Woo hoo, I have been featured on the Cosmo Cricket blog

Monday, May 27, 2013

Summer Craft Camp

Keep your eyes open, it is coming!

We're so excited to be partnering with our sister company Carta Bella Paper this summer as our Design Teams combine their efforts to bring you the latest and greatest in summer paper crafting ideas. Each Tuesday from June through August, we'll share a special "Summer Camp" post both here and on the Carta Bella blog that includes a project and a FREE project instruction PDF, which you can download at your leisure. Watch for bonus contests, special chats, prizes and more posted on both blogs throughout the summer months. Mark your calendars for a summer of creative fun. With projects designed for both kids and adults, it's going to be a creatively-charged summer!


I am up on the Jillibean Soup Blog today with a card for Kimber's wonderful sketch.  Once again I have used my Chilled Cucumber Soup, can you tell I love it?!  I fussy cut the little butterflies from the pattern paper, the sentiment is one from our Wise Words sticker sets and I have added some of our Sugar Picks and then tied it off with some Divine Twine.

Now be sure to head on over to the Jillibean Soup Blog to see the sketch and what the other Designers have done with it.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Project Life Week 21

I whipped up this weeks photos as I am heading out with Jaimee to be an observer while her and her friends get some grad photos done in their prom dresses.  We are heading for some outside shots so hopefully the weather cooperates - it is iffy for today.

Anyhow, nothing fancy this week, not a lot of layers, die cuts etc.  I just wanted to make sure I had them done before I left.  I used the Echo Park Photo Freedom Volume 1 kits, along with Technique Tuesday, MFT and Simon Says stamps

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Country Girl

I was going through some old photos and came across this one of me (I miss those days!).  I decided I need to scrap it while I had my Honky Tonk by Cosmo Cricket still out on my desk.  I also used some Unity stamps, my Cricut and some Studio Calico veener.  

A couple of close ups:

I was inspired by the sketch at Let's Get Sketchy:

And once again am playing along with the color challenge at Unity Be Inspired:

Friday, May 24, 2013

He & She

All this week Hampton Arts and Bella Blvd have joined up for a Blog Hop, have you been enjoying the posts?  I know I have!

I am up, along with a couple other Designers, on the Hampton Arts blog today.  I created this fun card using the HA stamps and Bella Blvd paper.  

Now be sure to pop on over to the HA Blog to see what the others have created for you.

Boots, Class & a L'il Sass

I received my new Jess stamp by Unity and I had to play with her.  I used my Honky Tonk collection by Cosmo Cricket as it suits her perfectly don't you think.  The sentiment on the tag is from Cosmo Cricket but the image and the background stamp are from Unity.

I was inspired by the colors and the sketch at the Unity Be Inspired Challenge, and it is also for the Friends with Flair.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Time to Drink Champagne...

You have until Wednesday night to play along with The Inspired By Challenge.

I pulled out the colors and the distressing and had a lot of fun with my project.  I used my Trend Setter collection by Fancy Pants along with some Studio Calico veneer and mist and finally some Unity stamps (love the new Fashionistas and the companion sentiments!). I used my Cricut to cut out the pocket.

Monday, May 20, 2013

A couple of simple cards.

I got most of my DT projects finished today so I created a couple of cards just for fun.  I used up a lot of brain cells on my DT stuff so these are kinda clean and simple for me ;)

This first one uses some Teresa Collins papers along with a PTI stamp set.

This was for the City Crafter challenge:

Next up is a very CAS card, and one layer at that - not my usual style at all.  This is a Technique Tuesday stamp and a bit of Smooch spritz.  I still stitched around the edge... have to have a bit of 'me', hehehe.

I used this weeks CAS(E) this Sketch:

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Project Life Week 20

So happy to have last week's photos done for my Project Life album... now it is onto my real project life - planting, cleaning, driving...

For this week I actually used my Acorn Avenue collection by Crate Paper.  Although it is a fall themed pack, I thought it worked well for the photos this week.  I also used some Technique Tuesday Stamps, SRM Stickers, Silhouette cuts and some wood veener by Freckled Fawn and Studio Calico.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

So much fun with you

The weather is rainy right now so I took advantage of it and played in my scraproom.  I used my Kate & Co collection by My Mind's Eye along with some Laina Lamb stamps and dies from My Favorite Things and finally a bit of Freckled Fawn and SRM Stickers (love the white ones on photos).  I stamped on the chipboard frame, love the detail that it adds.

I was inspired by this sketch at My Scraps & More:

Thursday, May 16, 2013

You & Me

I had fun creating this Photo Freedom spread with the You & Me collection by Echo Park.  It was fun going through the old photos and deciding on which to use.  I used my Silhouette for the die cuts and just added some May Arts Jute twine and pearls.  For more detailed information on how I created the pages, you can find the instructions here in an Echo Park PDF Freebie!

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