We have been having card exchanges the last few months at the scrapbook store where I teach. First we did birthday cards and then now we are doing general cards like: Thinking of you, Get well, etc.
For my cards I used the Silhouette America easel butterfly which was quick to cut out 20 of these. I cut the base in black and then used paper I have had a long time in my stash. I loved the colors of the paper and perfect for butterflies. Then I mixed and matched and added pearls to the body.
The stamp inside says to wonderfully you from thankful me. There are tiny brads on each side to hold it in place when standing.
So I am entering this for the last SOUS challenge which is a Wings diecut challenge,
Thank you to Nanne, Leah and all the DT ladies for this great blog and their great challenges.
Sad to see the blog stop but hope to see you all and your creations in crafty land.
It's time for a new challenge theme at Lasting Memories and this month it is Together.
For my layout I used some Selfies of me with two of my grandkids.
Nothing better than spending time with grandkids.
The grandma frames are cut from some old paper I had in my stash.
The title from Silhouette America and the flowers from my stash.
Please join us for the challenges this month. Check out the blog for the Design Team inspiration layouts. There will be a new challenge each week at Lasting Memories beginning on Sunday but you have all month to complete the challenges.
Also DT member Lori is offering up a prize this month.
Love the Simple Stories Enchanted Paper line and it was perfect for these pics from one of our recent Disney trips, Since it is the 60th anniversary of Disneyland its all about glitz and shine. My granddaughter fell in love with this jacket and every time she sees it she shows it to me.
It was quick and easy to use the Enchanted paper and embellishments with
Hi everyone- today I have some exciting news to share. I was asked by the Stick it Down Challenge Blog to be a guest designer this month. I am so excited they asked me as I love doing the challenges at Stick it Down. Each month they have a double layout sketch,
a single layout sketch and a card sketch.
For the double page sketch this month I decided to use some pictures from a recent trip to Disneyland with my grandkids and our visit to Pooh Corner.
The sketch has room for 5 photos and I divided the two on the left side in 1/2 so was able to use 4 smaller 2 x 3 photos. For the circles I cut out Mickey head balloons from PPBN designs. I also used some random stickers and Disney words from my stash.
So here is the awesome sketch. Check out all the sketches at Stick it Down and all the great DT inspiration and join in.
First of all I hope everyone has a wonderful Father's Day today. It's always fun to spend time with those we love and honor them. We will have all the grandkids here so it will be a fun time.
Today for the Lasting Memories challenge "It's the Little Things".
The little things that occupy the biggest part of my heart is my sweet little grandchildren.
They are so full of joy and fun
I created this layout of granddaughter Kenzie and grandson Micah in our downtown area. Someone painted an old piano with wild colors and each day they unlock it and people can play it. Of course the kids loved this. They thought it was so fun!
I cut the title and music notes from Silhouette America and matted my photos. I added a few stickers to the corner of the photos and left it at that, Nice and Simple.
Please join us for our challenges posted each Sunday. We would love to see your creations at
I am especially excited to share this layout for the Let's Scrap challenge for June 15th.
I wan't sure what I would do for this sketch until I saw the photos my daughter took at the Disneyland and California Adventure Easter Egg hunts this year. I knew right away I could print out small pics with my Picturemate printer for the small squares.
On the left is pictures of the two maps you get at the parks. As you find the eggs you get stickers and when you are done you get an egg. The pictures in the middle are the castle, Goofy, the grandkids sleeping in the stroller and the Walt and Mickey statue.
The eggs I printed out and the title I made using my Silhouette and a variety of fonts.
All the Disney paper I used were scraps from other layouts so the patchwork pattern was perfect.
Here is the amazing sketch. I divided the left mat in two
and the large mat in four getting even more pictures on the page.
I hope you will join us for the challenge and check out what the other designers did at Let's Scrap. We would love to see what you create with this sketch.
It's time for another quote challenge at Lasting Memories. This time the challenge is "The Journey". So I guess I should explain why my page goes with this theme. If you don't care just skip the story and check out my layout.
This year my family blessed me with a Disney annual pass so I could go to Disney with them more frequently. We planned to go for a 3 day trip beginning May 22nd for the 24 hour event. We knew it would be crowded as it was the opening weekend for the new parades, fireworks and shows.
However, while driving our 2 hour trip to Anaheim, we found out (via Facebook) that Disneyland was maxed out and closed around noon. California Adventure a little later that day.
When we did arrive the lines were out the park and down the street .
It was so bizarre. People stood in line for hours and hours and Disneyland did not even reopen till about 4 a.m. Needless to say we watched the fireworks from our hotel
and waited till the next day to go.
We had a blast seeing all the new 60th anniversary decorations and special events.
So here are my pictures of the 24 hour event which we "journeyed to" but didn't get to attend.
Top left pic- Is from Facebook and is the people ready to go in at 6 a.m. (Not us!)
Top right pic- my family with the sign the next morning for the event. (Even though it was over!)
Bottom row from left- the logo, the train station and the paper that was passed out showing Disneyland was closed.
The diamonds were cut from Silhouette America.
Join us this week at Lasting Memories for the challenge. Here is your quote to inspire you, Remember you still have time to finish the other quote challenges. Check them out at Lasting Memories.
I created this layout using the sketch from Stuck on you Sketches for their June 5th Sketch Challenge. This is another awesome sketch by Nanne. This is the last month for SOUS so make sure to stop by and thank everyone for all the challenges and inspiration It is so sad to see one of my favorite challenge blogs shut down but I do understand it is a lot of hard work.
The pictures for this layout are of granddaughters Katie 5 and Brittany 3 playing with ladybugs.
The title and large ladybugs are cut with the Silhouette from Silhouette America.
The border and smaller ladybugs are Martha Stewart punches. The ladybug paper is old from my stash. We always call Katie Katiebug so I always buy ladybug paper when I can find it
Here is the sketch for this challenge which goes through the 18th.