Final New Stamp Release From 7 Kids Craft Store

November marks the last new stamp release of the 7 Kids Craft Store exclusive stamps.  There are 3 great sets that we have to share with you on our last YouTube video hop! I’m sharing a set called Faerie Winter Dance today and I will share a combination of the other two sets tomorrow! I created a card… Read More »

LOAD Challenge 31: The Final LayOut A Day Challenge!

There is nothing so satisfying as completing a task! I did 31 scrapbook layout challenges this month…all on time and all on prompt.  This is a satisfying moment! Today’s prompt was about crowns and queens.  We were given 3 sayings to inspire our layout. 1. Her courage was her crown and she wore it like a queen. 2.… Read More »

Things I’m Learning About Traveler’s Notebooks

There are several things that I’m learning about traveler’s  notebooks as I’m using the first ones I created.   They really are fun to use.   I like having a place where scrapbooking meets journaling in a pretty relaxed way.  I may be the only person that looks at my traveler’s notebooks, but I enjoy going back ever few days… Read More »

A Quick And Easy Card For Thanksgiving

Some days you just want to create a quick and easy card!  I have one for you.  It will take less than 10 minutes once you gather your supplies. I used this week’s Paper Craft Crew Sketch:   My card consists of a watercolor wash background with splatter, a gnome fussy cut from patterned paper, a strip of… Read More »

A Sketch Challenge With The Create And Inkspire October Kit

I will confess that I was a little unsure of the stamp set included in this month’s Create and Inkspire card kit.  I love the value I’ve been getting in these kits!  This one came with some beautiful specialty papers and cardstock, a two step stencil, and some rub on luster paint. The papers are so nice, I… Read More »

Clean And Simple Christmas Angels From 7 Kids Craft Store

Every now and then, I like to create a clean and simple (CAS) card just to show myself I can.  I LOVE CAS cards and I aspire to create all CAS cards. It often never works that way because I like all the things!! I love techniques and embellishments and layers way too much to confine myself to… Read More »

3 More Scrapbook Layouts With The October Hip Kit Club

Participating in a month long layout a day challenge is really quite a challenge!  I’m enjoying it immensely and I am loving all the scrapbooking that I’ve been doing. I don’t think I’ll ever give up stamping and cardmaking, but I am finding that right now, I’m really loving the scrapbooking. Scrapbooking was how I got involved in… Read More »

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 »