Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Happy Birthday Double Layout! LMCB # 128 "Use Pockets"

Hello everyone!  Well I did it!  I promised my daughter that I would scrap her birthday party photos from last year and I FINALLY did it!!  :)  Birthday layouts always make me think too much for I take way too many pictures!!

I am also here to bring you the challenge that has started over at Lasting Memories Layout Challenges.  We want to see those POCKETS on your layouts!  Where ever and how ever...it's up to you!!  Here is my layout to share.  You can see my pocket in the middle with a tag sticking out.  I put basic journaling on the outside of the pocket and then the tag has the names of the guests along with their gifts.  I will also be adding an additional pocket to the back of the layout for extra photos and the invitation etc.

I am also sharing this with the Ladies over at Sketches in Thyme # 103 for their 3rd sketch challenge for the month of February.  I am skating into their challenge in the last hours.  :)  Here is their sketch that I followed...

Thanks for stopping by!  Hope you find some scrappy moments to yourselves!!  :)

Monday, February 25, 2013

Party this way... DDC 51 and SSW 194-5

Good Monday morning Everyone!  I had an unintentional 2 week absence.  My apologies!  Life got busy and fun!  :)    But I am here to bring you the next challenge starting over at
Digi Darla's!!  We want to see those

themed creations!!

Well I chose to share a card with you that I made for my Nephew who is turning 2 next month.  He and his family have a pet turtle named SPIKE who he just loves and my Nephew has also just shown some interest in his "Bike" or Tricycle. 
 So how perfect is this image from Digi Darla called "Timmy Bike?"  

This was a fun card to put together.  I don't do cards for Boys or Men much, so this was a nice change of pace.  So I really encourage you to join our Masculine themed challenge this week and get that card done that you keep putting off.  You have a chance to win 5 FREE images from Digi Darla just for playing along.  And another 3 images for actually using a Digi Darla image.  So 2 different ways to win!!

I am also entering this with the Ladies over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 194-5 who always seem to help with my card layouts.  Here is their sketch to follow...

Thanks for stopping by!!  Happy Week to you!!

Monday, February 11, 2013

"Be My Valentine"

Good morning Monday!!  It's the week of LOVE, hearts, kisses and hugs!    With that said... let's get right to the newest challenge over at DIGI DARLA's!!  Yep.. you guessed it...

Just show us your Valentine Themed project!!

Here is mine... using Digi Darla image "Be my Valentine! Couple." 

This is my card for my Husband.  He NEVER checks out my blog... so he better not decide to this week either.  :)  Besides the Digi Darla image, most of my products are from Stampin' Up.  I am most proud of my envelope embellishment that I paper pieced together.  Yay me!!  Come on over to Digi Darla's this week for your chance to win 5 or even up to 8 FREE digi images!!  
Grab Our Badge!!

I am also entering my card with the wonderful Ladies at Sweet Sketch Wednesday # 192.  Always love the sketch help!!!

And...I had some more inspiration from the Just Add Ink # 152 challenge- "Just Add Hearts"  I think I have 9 total hearts on my card.  :)
JAI Badge 2011

Thanks for stopping by today!!  Hope you get your Lovey Dovey mojo and come join our Valentine's challenge!!  
I'll be back soon with a scrap layout for the latest challenge at Lasting Memories that started yesterday.  Yes I am a bit late!! 

Monday, February 4, 2013

DDC 48 - Scrap Layout "Love is in the Air"

Good morning Monday!!  It's another fun challenge starting today over at DIGI DARLA'S.  Its all about showing...
How darn easy is that??  Just create something that best shows your personal style on your cards, layouts, 3-d projects.  You automatically get a chance to win just for playing along.  BUT... if you happen to use a DIGI DARLA image, you get 2 chances to win!! 

I chose to create a scrapbook page for this challenge.  Yes.. getting those photos and stories on paper.  :)  I used a DIGI DARLA image called "Puppies Up 2."  

I would say that my style is fun colors, pretty papers, cleaner lines with a bit of whimsical.  I pretty much just make whatever comes to mind and fits my photos or theme.  This is a 12 x 12 page, so as you can see, the Digi Darla image of the Puppy and Balloons was enlarged to really stand out on my page.  LOVE what you can do with these digis!!  (Oops.. this was actually 2012, not 2011. Already changed on my layout)

I am also joining the Ladies over at Frosted Designs for their Fabulous Friday Challenge.  Use the word "LOVE" plus a HEART.  I got right on that one!!  :)

And I had a bit of sketch help from My Scraps and More Sketch # 14.  Their first February sketch!  I followed the "Grid" of the sketch mostly and adding the strip/strips of paper behind the photos.  The 3 balloons take the place of the "stars" and had to move my title up top to hang with my clouds.  The only slight difference.  

Hope you all can join us at Digi Darla's this week. Thanks so much for stopping by and taking a peek!!  
Happy week to you all.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

"Bananas over the Bus!" - LMCB # 125 with more challenge inspo from Boys Rule Scrapbooking

Hey.. It's Sunday!!  My favorite day of the week!!  Here in the U.S. it's the big SUPERBOWL day... so we are off to watch the final football game of the season.  I am torn on who I am rooting for.  But that doesn't stop me from entering a few football pools and maybe win some extra cash.  :)  ANYWAYS...
You all are here to hopefully see my latest layout and to read about the newest challenge over at 

The Theme... "BANANARAMA"  What??  
Let's see anything FRUITY on your layout this week.

I had so many ideas for this one!  I hope you do too.  I took the theme literally and this is what I did...

The journaling speaks for itself, but basically it was my son's "Off" day of attending Kindergarten and there was an entire 4 class field trip that he wanted to do.  He was WAY MORE excited about going on a school bus for the very first time without his Mom.  Pretty funny!  Oh... and he says the movie was good too.  :)

I am also entering my layout over at Boys Rule Scrapbooking Kits where it is their first EXTREME MONTHLY challenge.  The challenge is to use a GRID on your project.  Success!!  

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Happy Sunday.  Happy Football watching.  Happy crafting!!