Hip Kit Club Layout 2!

The October Main Scrapbook kit that I purchased from the Hip Kit Club this month has been a blast to play with! I’ve already created 3 layouts and I’m going to create another one today.  I’m so happy with the variety of papers, chipboards, thickers, and die cuts that I got in this kit.  I love that they… Read More »

Combining Digital Images To Create A Snowy Scene

Last week I shared a card that I created with an underwater scene created by Patricia Alvarez from Kinda Cute by Patricia.  I added one of her pelican digital images to the top and created a twist on her underwater scene. Today, I have a Hills and Lake background that Patricia just created and I added her Elf… Read More »

Using A Digital Image To Create Thanksgiving Home Décor

The digital image that I played with this week for the Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge is a really fun image!  I had so many ideas for how I might use this as a Thanksgiving decoration that I actually printed it in several sizes. I finally decided on the one I would share when I was looking through my… Read More »

Gone Fishing Scrapbook Layout!

Yesterday was day 21 of the LayOut A Day (LOAD) challenge at Scrap Happy for October 2020.  The story prompt was to show a best fishy catch. This is an easy one for me.  I bet there are a few thousand pictures of people holding fish or fishing rods in my house.  My husband’s YouTube channel and his… Read More »

Trying Out The October Hip Kit Club With A Scrapbook Layout

I’ve done a really good job of using up my craft stash over the last 10 months.  I’ve actually got some empty shelves and drawers in my craft room! I have been telling myself for years, that I just needed time.  I kept saying that I wanted to keep the stuff I wasn’t using because I would enjoy… Read More »

Layout A Day Challenge 18: Someone In A Uniform

The Scrap Happy LOAD challenge prompt for today was about family in the military or to use stripes on the layout. While I’ve had a significant number of family members serve in the military, including my dad, I don’t actually have any pictures of them in uniform.  I’ve only ever actually seen one photo of my father in… Read More »

Layout A Day: Tell A Story About Your Home

Just a quick share today!  I am on day #16 of the Layout a Day challenge and so far, I’m keeping up! I’m also using the fall gratitude journal that I created in August.  Needless to say, all the pages are decorated with a fall theme no matter what the story prompt and the technique prompt is, but… Read More »

Combining Digital Images To Make Scenes

Have you tried digital images or digital products yet? I’ve become a huge fan of digital images.  I know that I’ve said this many times, but they require no physical storage space, they can be resized to fit the needs of your project, and they are inexpensive! I’m now learning how to do all kinds of things with… Read More »

How To Use A Traveler’s Notebook For List Memory Keeping!

If you have been following me for a the last few months, you know that I’ve been stash diving lately!  In an effort to use up some very old patterned paper and release myself from the guilt of having that pile on a shelf that I’ve never used in years, I started a traveler’s notebook. I really wasn’t… Read More »

Use Your Patterned Paper To Make A Quick and Easy Layered Card!

I have been using my patterned paper stash like there is no tomorrow.  I probably shouldn’t word it that way given that it is still 2020! I actually took yesterday off from all creative endeavors.  I was honestly exhausted from participating in a 3 day virtual crop event.  I create 10 scrapbook layouts, participated in 5 Zoom sessions… Read More »

LOAD Challenge Featured Designer: The Changing of the Guard

I’m super excited to be the featured designer on today’s LOAD Challenge at Scrap Happy! I was sent the story and technique prompts in September and I felt challenged!!! Story: Is there something you do in a precise way. Is there a long held tradition that Covid has made you change. Are you very stoic or is there… Read More »

7 Kids Craft Store October Release + Video Hop

The 7 Kids Craft Store October Release is live today!  There is a YouTube Hop and you can see my video below and get the links to the rest of the team videos as well.  If you comment on each of the videos, you have a chance to win a Whimsy stamp set from Kelly at 7 Kids… Read More »

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 »