Mini Album with Interactive Elements and Stampin’ Up! Products

I absolutely loved making this project!!! I created a mini album and all the pages have interactive elements. I made the album out of the new Sunny Springs Card set and the Calming Creek Card set from the new Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.   I love how this turned out!  I used pieces from all three of the… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook Challenge: A Sketch Challenge

For the month of June, we have a sketch challenge going at the Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook Challenge blog.     I always love the months we use a Page Maps sketch for our challenge.  This is a fun one!       Here is my take on the sketch:   So the designer series paper pack that I’m… Read More »

New Sketch Challenge!

I love a good sketch!  This week’s sketch at the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge is a good one! I love when a sketch includes a basic shape behind a focal image.  It always provides a nice anchor for my decorative stamped and die bits.  It also provides an opportunity to use some go to dies. In my case,… Read More »


I decided to place my June order on May 21!  That’s right!  I absolutely want to save a bundle with free shipping! This is a ONE DAY ONLY deal.  Free shipping on orders of $75 in product before tax will receive free shipping.  No code needed. Go to SHOPWITHKIM.NET to place your order on May 21!    … Read More »

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge

Yay! It’s time for a new sketch challenge at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge!  I loved this weeks sketch!   I used a stamp set I bought to make scrapbook layouts of my husband and kids fishing. I have quite a lot of fishing photos! As soon as I saw this stamp set and designer series paper, I had… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself in April with Fussy Cutting!

Hi friends! Today starts the April scrapbook challenge at Challenge YOUrself.  This month not only do you need to include YOU in the photo, but you also need to include fussy cutting on your layout.     I used all new goodies from Stampin’ Up! for this layout.  Tomorrow, I will have a video to share with my… Read More »

I’ve Gone Full Circle!

In 2012 I joined Stampin’ Up! and remained a demonstrator for 6 years.  By 2018, I felt like it was time to spread my wings and try out some of the new stuff that was out in the crafting world. At that time, you were not allowed to use other company stuff on your blog and YouTube and… Read More »

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge for April 8!

It feels like April is flying!  I can’t believe it’s time for another Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge!   This is another great sketch to play with.  I had so many ideas for this one, but I wanted to make a birthday card for my daughter later in the month and I wanted to play with the CTMH Honey… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook Challenge: What’s Your Favorite Animal?

This month’s challenge at the Challenge YOUrself monthly scrapbook challenge is a layout featuring your favorite animal!   I don’t currently have any pets, so I thought I would share my latest obsession…Iguanas! That’s right!  My latest hobby allows me to sit on the dock and look for iguanas sunning themselves in the mangroves across the canal. It… Read More »

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge March 25

I absolutely love this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge sketch!  It’s so pretty, I actually want to use it in a scrapbook layout to create an Easter layout. Won’t this make a perfect title piece for a scrapbook layout? I didn’t even bother to add my creation to a card base.  I’m going to create a layout and… Read More »

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge

Hello friend! I’m so delighted that you stopped by to visit today! I am sharing my card for this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.  I absolutely loved the sketch and couldn’t wait to play along with the challenge this week.   I don’t have any scraps of patterned paper so I elected to create watercolored stripes for my… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself March Challenge

This month’s Challenge YOUrself scrapbook challenge is a sketch challenge…and as always, YOU need to be in the photo on your layout!     I had fun with this layout!  I pulled out some of my Vicki Boutin papers that I’ve had in my stash.  (Now that I know Close to my Heart is closing, it seemed okay… Read More »