Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook Challenge: Any Holiday Layout

Challenge YOUrself is a scrapbook layout challenge site that requires that you create a scrapbook layout for the monthly challenge and you include a picture that has YOU in it!  We so often take the photos for the special moments, that we often aren’t in any of them! This month’s Challenge YOUrself theme is to create a holiday… Read More »

Scrapping 4 Fun Anything Goes Challenge: Gratitude

The theme for the next Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge is a Gratitude/Thank You/Thanksgiving challenge.  As always, it is an anything goes challenge, so you can create any project you want! I love that these are anything goes.  Sometimes you just want to make something besides a card!  Today, I created a scrapbook layout! We have 2 sponsors for… Read More »

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 »