Thursday, December 31, 2009

TWS November Mini Album for Kathryn

Here is the mini album I made for Kathryn at The {Scrap} Beach. She and I are trade partners for November. The theme was "Be Thankful you Turkey".
I am very late getting this done and in the mail to Kathryn as you can see. I had a very busy holiday season at work and have not been feeling well.
My apologies to you Kathryn.
I loaded this album with lots of tags for journaling. I hope that Kathryn will have many years of happy, Thankful memories and blessings to fill this mini album with.
I hope you enjoy the video. Please feel free to leave a comment letting me know what you think.
Happy Holidays and to all my wonderful friends.....please have a very happy and safe New Years Eve and a VERY healthy and prosperous 2010.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

November TWS mini album from Kathryn

This is the AMAZING mini album Kathryn at The {Scrap} Beach made for me. I love this album so much!!!! I hope you can hear the excitement in my voice. Enjoy!!!!

Saturday, December 5, 2009

December Virtual Crop Prize for the {Scrap} Beach

Here is a video of the Vintage Christmas Kit I put together for a prize at tonights Virtual Crop hosted by Kathryn on Ustream. Kathryn has put together a wonderful on line community for scrappers called the {Scrap} Beach. If you have not joined in on the fun before, come on over tonight. She hosts a virtual Crop on the first Saturday of every month starting at 9pm {GMT-5} and goes for six hours. Kathryn is lots of fun and has fabulous ideas to get those photos into scrap pages instead of sitting in the computer. There is a new challenge every hour so you have the opportunity to get 6 pages done that you might not get done otherwise. If you can't make it to the crop or can't stay the entire time don't worry you have until 6pm {GMT-5} on Monday to get your pages done and submitted before the cutoff time to enter for the drawing. Each submission is a chance to win a prize. And she keeps the challenges up so you can always use the challenges as an inspiration when ever you want.
To get to her Ustream channel click HERE.
If you have not been to Ustream before there is a quick tutorial on how to access the Ustream chat HERE.
If you would like to see previous challenges from the Virtual Crop go HERE.
See you tonight on Ustream.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Holiday Gift Card

These are the gift tags I made for a Christmas tag swap hosted by Jenn Sloane of Live Teach Create. She and I are members of The {Scrap}Beach Hosted by Kathryn. A list of supplies I used for these cards is below the video. I hope you like them. Let me know what you think.

Supplies used:
*Card stock*
Light blue, White, Grey, Navy and Royal Blue
Sizzix, Snowflake Set # 654370
*Ink Pads*
VersaMark Watermark, VersaMagic Chalk Ink VG-56 Night Sky
*Embossing Powder*
Clear Glitter (Mine is home made From JoAnns clear E.P. and #85 Crystal Art Glitter)
*Stamp Sets*
Limited Edition, LE7795 Holiday Accents-T
INKADINKADO, #99401 Pattern Play Holiday
Glitter Snowflake from Micheals
Offray, Silver Metallic

Friday, November 27, 2009

October GGS Mini Album Kit

Here is my October Mini Album Kit From Marion Smith at A Piece of Craft.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Saturday, November 7, 2009

November {Scrap} Beach Virtual crop Prize

Hey everyone!!! Tonight is the virtual crop over at the {Scrap} Beach. I have donated a mini album kit as a prize for this weekends challenges. Here is a video of the kit.

If you haven't joined us in the past then come on over tonight. You can go right from HERE. It can be a bit confusing the first time so here is a post that explains how to comment once you get there. I hope to see you there.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

TWS "Spooky" mini album from Jill

This is the Halloween mini I received from Jill at Jills Life Adventures. We are october TWS trade partners for The {Scrap} Beach hosted by Kathryn. Enjoy watching. My cute pup, Tyson, makes his debut in this video.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

TWS "Spooky" mini album for Jill

This the album I made for Jill at Jills Live Adventures. We are October trade partners at the {Scrap} Beach hosted by Kathryn. Our assignment was "Feelin' Spooky"

Monday, October 26, 2009

GGS September trade mini From Cris

This is the beautiful album I received from Cris at Little Bay Studio. She and I are September trade partners for Girls Gone Scrappy hosted by Marion Smith at Apiece of Craft. This album is full of beautiful embellishments and tags and the BLING is everywhere. I just love it. Thank you Cris. Please go visit her blog.

Monday, October 19, 2009

GGS September (All Girl) trade mini

This is the mini album I made for Cris at Little Bay Studio. She is my trade partner for September at A Piece of Craft Hosted by Marion Smith. I had so much fun making this album for Cris and her daughters Alexandra and Amanda. I hope you enjoy watching the video.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

{Scrap}Beach Prize

I'm so excited to share with you kit I won at the {Scrap}Beach hosted by Kathryn. This was for the October virtual crop Challenge. I could not believe all the wonderful goodies in this Halloween Kit. The greatest thing about winning this kit for me is the fact that I never win anything. YEAY!!!!! I WON!!! I WON!!! I WON!!! Sorry I just had to have a little out burst, I'm in control again :-)

If you thought that was great watch this next video to see what else i discovered in the envelope.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Blog Candy alert!!!

Ivett at Ivett Carrillo Blogspot is having a "Just Because" blog candy give away. Go check out the wonderful items she is giving away.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

October Virtual Crop @ the {Scrap} Beach

These are the LayOuts I did for the Octobers monthly virtual crop at The {Scrap} Beach hosted by Kathryn. The virtual crop is live and viewed via Ustream. There where six challenges but I was only able to complete three. We had so much fun. Kathryn is a fantastic host and she has wonderful challenges that get us to think outside or comfort zone so we can come up with LayOuts that we may not create on our own. Stop by and join in the fun next month, I promise you'll have a great time.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Tulle Lollipop Flower

This is a tutorial on my Tulle flower that I made. I hope you enjoy it.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Surprise Kit for Stephanie

This is a kit I put together for Stephanie at With a Grin. She is "Super" sweet and thoughtful. She jokingly mentioned on a {Scrap} Beach chat that she need Kathryn to tell her husband that she need to buy more paper. So that inspired this kit as a thank you to her. I hope you enjoy letting me share with you all the goodies I sent her.

Monday, October 5, 2009

TWS Mini Album from Regina

Here is the BEAUTIFUL mini album I received from Regina at Sincerley Yours. We are September Trade partners at The {Scrap} Beach hosted by Kathryn.

Monday, September 28, 2009

TWS "Thick and Chunky"

Here is the album I made for Regina, my September trade partner at Life on The {Scrap} Beach hosted by Kathryn. Regina's blog is Sincerely Yours. She is VERY talented, so go check out her blog if you haven't already. I hope you enjoy the video :-)

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Butterfly Element Tutorial

This is a tutorial of the butterfly element on the page I did for Marion's birthday album. This was requested by Namunoo. i hope she likes it.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Marion's Birthday Page

This is the page I made for Marion Smith at A Piece Of Craft. This page has gone into a beautiful Birthday album for Marion. Thanks to the efforts and organization of Stephanie Miller at With A Grin, Marion has received a beautiful mini album full of wonderful creations from all the Girls Gone Scrappy ladies that belong to her trade club. You can view the whole album by going to Stephanie's YouTube channel where she has posted 5 videos showcasing this beautifully created birthday mini album.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Butterfly Blog candy!!!!!

You are not going to believe what Laura at "Following The Paper Trail" is giving away!!!!!
She has designed this beautiful "Butterfly Album" and has kits to make them on her Etsy store. But you could win one for yourself by going to her Blog and letting her know how you will help spread the word of her "Flutterfabulous" creations. If you don't believe me when I say they are wonderful just check out the video below.......ENJOY!!!!!!

Sunday, September 6, 2009

August GGS Trade Mini with Marie

This is my album I made for Marie at Aloha and Mabuhay. She and I are Trade partners for the month of August in the club we belong to "Girls Gone Scrappy" hosted by Marion Smith at A Piece of Craft.
Marie I hope you like it.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

GGS trade from Marie

Marie from Aloha Mabuhay and I were trade buddies in August for our Girls Gone Scrappy Kit club Hosted by Marion Smith at a Piece of Craft. Marie has published her video of the album she made for me and I am so excited I wanted to share it with you. As soon as she has received her album from me I will post a video of it. Enjoy!

Monday, August 31, 2009

Amanda 22, Mini Album

First the Birthday Card!!!!

This is an Album I made for my daughters 22nd birthday last weekend. 
Happy Birthday "Princess".

Sunday, August 30, 2009

GGS September Kit

Tonight I got home to find my mailbox full of goodies! A Peachy Cheep order and my September Girls Gone Scrappy Kit. Enjoy the video.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Pink "Fashion" Birthday Card

This is a birthday card I made for friends who have birthdays this month. I think it turned out so cute and because I used a product I haven't seen a tutorial or video of on YouTube I decided to do a video/tutorial myself. Here is a close up photo of the finished card and the video. I hope you enjoy the project. 

Project supplies to duplicate this project:
Kraft card base
Core' dinations card stock in pink whitewash
Pale pink card stock
Cuttle Bug Swiss Dot embossing folder 
die cutting machine
EK Success - Corner Adorner
Cutting device with Pinking cutting blade
VersaMark watermark stamp pad
Pearlescent Chalking Set by Pebbles Inc.
Dress stamp from "Thank You" clear stamp set by Inkadinkado
Happy Birthday sentiment by Endless Creations, Inc.

My New Bind-It-All

After months of coveting a Zutter Bind-It-All, my Scrubby ordered one for me as a Birthday present! And it finally arrived. Its SOOOOO darn CUTE!!!! I just had to share. I can't wait to use it :-)

Monday, August 17, 2009

Princess Mini Album

This is my mini album I made with my July GGS kit. The papers from this kit reminded me of my daughter when she was little. She has always been my "Princess". 
I just could not stop adding and embellishing, it is a bit over the top :-)
I tend to be a slow scrapper and with this album I figured out why; I just have to do something to every single edge! Nothing will be left unaltered!! Plus I seem to change my mind a lot as I go along so I do quite a bit of thinking as new directions form in my mind.
I hope you enjoy my over done "Princess" mini album. Let me know what you think :-).

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Candy at Arlenes

Arlene at Butterfly Kisses Has blog candy!!!!!
When I say, "Blog candy" I mean a TON of goodies!!!!!
Go check it out for a chance to win......but do it soon. She is choosing the winer LIVE on Youtube August 23rd.
Speaking of Youtube, Check out Arlene's Youtube channel. She is very talented and has great videos.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

August GGS Kit

Hello everyone, I got home today to find the August GGS kit in my mailbox!!!
I was so excited I didn't get too many close ups but I think you will get an idea what to expect if you have not received your kit yet. 
Many, Many thanks to Marion for getting this kit out in spite of all she has going on with her move right now. 

Sunday, August 2, 2009

"Sisters" July trade album

Now that Roxy had received her July trade mini from me I can share it with the rest of you. I don't usually use such bright and youthful papers but because of the theme I stepped out side of my box and am very happy with the results. I hope you enjoy it too.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Get Well Card

This Get Well Card is pretty easy to make.

Yellow card base
Red card stock
Red Embossing Powder, Versa Mark stamp pad
Hero Arts, Dots and Flowers background stamp
Paper Parachute, Get Well sentiment 
EK Success corner Adorner
Prima Flowers and a Rhinestone

Sunday, July 19, 2009

July Trade Album from Weezie

This is my July mini album I received from Weezie. I love it.......Thank you very much Weezie.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Box of Goodies

Here is a video of all the goodies that Marion sent me.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Monotone Birthday card

I made this card using my favorite Kraft card base. Then on a piece of monotone harlequin paper I heat embossed in copper  with my Spiraling Leaves background stamp by B Line Designs and trimmed the lower edge with an edge punch from Martha Stewart. Using the same harlequin paper and copper embossing powder I stamped the sentiment then finished the edge with the embossing powder. Final touch was layering two prima flowers and a rhinestone . This card looks even prettier in person. I hope you try this technique and let me know your results.

Monday, July 6, 2009


Bona over at Keep on Scrappin is having a contest. Click on this post title to hop over and see all the PINK-A-LICIOUS goodies she's giving away!!!!!

Lacy Birthday Card

I made this card using kraft cardstock for the base. I use kraft cardstock as a base for my cards all the time. It's my favorite, just about everything goes with it. I trimmed about 1/2 in off the front edge with a scallop trimmer. Then using my lace edger from EK Success I trimmed both sides of a solid pink card stock then repeated the pattern on a piece of pink and brown pattern paper. This punch reduces the strip by 1/4 inch per side. I inked all the edges of each paper and the card too, Then added the sentiment with the same ink. Then finished it off by layering two Prima flowers and a rhinestone.
Let me know if you enjoyed this card.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Alien Pod Person

I had to share with you what FedEx brought me today........Yes, a giant ball of plastic. At first I was unsure of what to make of this unusual delivery! Was this an Alien Pod Person come to take over the world one Scrapper at a time? Maybe it was a "nice" Alien Pod Person come to assume my identity and go to work in place of me every day so I may stay at home and scrap the day away (very pleasant thought). Or maybe it was FedEx's version of a chain letter, you know where I need to add all the plastic wrap I have to it then send it off to some other unsuspecting scrapper within 48 hrs or some horrible fate may befall me. Well, after getting my over active imagination to go sit in the corner for a ten minute time out I decided to carefully unwrap my Alien Pod Per.......I mean my package ...................................drum roll please...................................

Yes!!!!!! My new ATG!!!!!  And 12 rolls of tape!!!!  Are those harps and angels singing I hear in the background? No its just my imagination back from it's time out. Thanks for listening to my silly rant :-)


"Girls Gone Scrappy" July kit

Today I got my first kit from the "Girls Gone Scrappy" club hosted by Marion Smith @ "a Piece of Craft.Com". I was so excited I couldn't wait to get it open. I took a video but discovered my drivers had not been loaded on my laptop for the camcorder so I was unable to down load it to my computer to upload it to my Blog. I'll get it straight soon. I can't wait to get started on this album. 

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Greatest Dad

Hello everyone. I made this card for my husband for Fathers Day. I used Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint on "DAD" in Peeled Paint. Let me know what you think of this design.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Gift mini {America}

Happy Birthday Card

I made this Birthday Card quickly using Sizzix "Curlz" die cuts and Spellbinders Nestabilities, "scalloped small oval.
I highlighted the letters with glitter but walked away while it dried, it got knocked over and the glitter smudged. You can see that in the close up.