Digital Images For Copic Coloring

Some images just capture your attention as soon as you see them!  This Viking image from Kinda Cute by Patricia is one of those images I just had to color! I’ve been creating a lot of intricated scenes lately with my Copics and I decided it was time to keep it simple! Just because you are coloring images… Read More »

Layout A Day Challenge Day 8: Favorite Old Movie

Today’s layout prompt was a favorite old movie and the technique prompt was to use the movie poster as inspiration. The very first movie that I ever remember seeing in the movie theater was Swiss Family Robinson.  I remember that my grandmother and two of my uncles were there with my mom, me and my sister.  I remember… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself Scrapbooking Color Challenge For Fall

I have a scrapbook layout to share with you from the Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook Challenge.  The challenge is a color challenge this month!   I’m going to confess that I did throw some orange in and I used a deeper green.  This color palette was a very soft palette and I’m more of a bold color person!  … Read More »

Sketch HACK: Create A Scrapbook Layout With A Card Sketch

LOAD Challenge 1020 Day 6:  Layout A Day Challenge! This is my layout for today’s Scrap Happy LOAD Challenge.  I receive the story prompt emailed to me today and it was to share a physical feature that affected someone’s life. The technique prompt was to include an icon related to that physical feature.  I had no idea what… Read More »

Use Digital Pocket Cards To Create Greeting Cards

Do you have friends you know need a boost? I definitely do and I thought that the pocket cards that I printed from Traci Reed Designs would make perfect sentiments on the front of a couple of quick cards that I made today. I had some extra pieces of the Indoorsy Digital Collection and the Have A Nice… Read More »

LOAD Challenge Day 3: What’s in a Name?

Happy World Cardmaking Day! I did make 3 cards today, but I will share those tomorrow. Today I’m sharing my Scrap Happy Layout A Day Scrapping Challenge. The prompt that I received in the email today was for us to tell the story of how family names are passed down in our family.  The technique was to use… Read More »

Day 2: Scrapbook Layout A Day

The prompt for today’s LOAD (LayOut A Day) scrapbook challenge for the Scrap Happy forum is all about family trees and you get bonus points if you used leaves on the page. This was a fun one because I used a picture that someone posted on my hometown Facebook group page that showed my grandfather cutting his hair… Read More »

What’s A LOAD Challenge?

Have you ever participated in a LOAD challenge? What’s a LOAD challenge, you ask? It’s a LayOut A Day challenge.  Every day for the month of October, I will be sent a story prompt and a technique prompt that I will use to create a scrapbook layout. The theme of this LOAD challenge is: The Royals I was… Read More »

Quick and Easy Technique To Add Foil To Your Cards

The Paper Craft Crew sketch for this week inspired me to add a foiling detail to my card. I’ve had foil in my stash for a couple of years and haven’t played with it in a while.  I decided to keep it simple and use it on my card for today!   I aspire to make clean and… Read More »

Scrapbook Layout With Mixed Media Background And Embellishments

Friday night means a Vicki Boutin Facebook Live Mixed Media Lesson. What a fun Friday night it was!  I missed last week’s Friday night live so I wasn’t prepared for tonight’s, but I played along anyway. I pulled out one of the backgrounds I had created the night we did the bubble blowing with the acrylic paint.  Then… Read More »