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August SOTM Blog Hop - Floral Celebration

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Welcome to our August Stamp of the Month Blog Hop.  In this blog hop we are featuring Floral Celebration This stamp set includes 20 images.  If you arrived here from Becca Whitham's Blog you are on the right track.  This hop is a big circle.  Just look for the next blog link at the bottom of my post.  If you are just getting started on the hop, when you get back to me you will know you have completed the circle!  If you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of hoppers HERE.

When I first started my project with this stamp, it was originally going to be a card.   I looked through several How To Books looking for a pattern to use, and perused a few catalogs for ideas.  I pulled out my current pack of Mix In papers determined to use those - because I LOVE THEM SO!   By the time I decided what I would do I needed to stop as I had other things I needed to do.  (like WORK - lol).  So I left my craft table for a while.   While away, an idea suddenly came to me.  I remembered…

Summer Vibes Virtual Workshop

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Did you miss my Summer Vibes VIRTUAL workshop?  It's not too late to join!
My Virtual Workshop was recorded and can be accessed in this private Facebook group along with the Exclusive Cutting and Assembly Guide!
Watch the video and follow along at your own pace!
What is needed to complete all three layouts as shown? X7258S - Summer Vibes Paper Pack plus Sticker Sheet X7258C - Summer Vibes Coordinating Cardstock X7258D - Summer Vibes Picture My Life Cards Z3745 Summer Vibes Scrapbooking Stamp + Thin Cuts OR D1940 Summer Vibes Scrapbooking Stamp (No thin cuts) X7258E - Summer Vibes Acrylix Shapes (Optional) Toffee Exclusive Ink Z5950 Fern Exclusive Ink Z2850 Smoothie Exclusive Ink Z2896 Glacier Exclusive Ink Z2841 Z3557 Cool Mint Stickles Glitter Gel (Optional) Z1151 3D Foam Tape Z2060 Thin Foam Tape
Note:  The Summer Vibes Collection is only available through August 31!

How can you join this exclusive workshop group? Just purchase the minimum of the Summer Vibes Paper Pack + Sticker Sheet and Summer …

Happiest Place Blog Hop

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Welcome to our special Blog Hop featuring the Happiest Place Collection!  The Happiest Place collection includes a whole suite of coordinating products, including an extra-large paper packet with 12 patterned paper sheets! The silver glitter foil accents on the coordinating stickers and cardstock sheets will make all of your projects shine!. Add in stamps, acrylic shapes, SVG’s, and an 8½″ × 11″ Cut Above® Layout Kit, and you have the recipe for hours of unforgettable crafting fun!  We even have a Happiest Place Product Bundle, which includes several of the items in this collection at a 20% discount!!

If you arrived here from Lauren Moore's blogyou are on the right track.  This hop is a big circle.  Just look for the next blog link at the bottom of my post.  If you are just getting started on the hop, when you get back to me you will know you have completed the circle!  If you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of hoppers HERE.
I recently created SIX two page layou…

Join My Happiest Place Virtual Workshop Group!

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In today's world many of us are spending our vacation time at home rather than traveling!  Our hometowns have become this year's popular destination and our homes seem to be the place to be!  That is why I have designed 6 two-page layouts with our Happiest Place paper collection!  This paper is not just for Disney Lovers!  Here are six fun layouts for everyday!  Whether it is a birthday party, winning night at a little league game, celebration of July 4th or just fun at home, these layouts will fit your every need!
This special paper collection is only available through August 31 (While Supplies Last!)This adorable collection provides a wealth of creative potential and includes a variety of products that can be purchased separately starting with an adorable paper packet and stickers,foil-accented cardstock, a special stamp set and Thin Cuts, acrylic shapes, the Happiest Place Cut Above® Layout Kit (without Memory Protectors™), and a variety of digital art! You can even save 20%…

July/August New Product Blog Hop

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We have a brand new catalog to share!  With the new catalog comes a New Product Blog Hop that gives you a chance to see some of the new products used in creative projects!!  I'm excited to be sharing what I created!  If you came here from Haley Dyer's Blog you are on the right path!  If you are just getting started right here, then look for the next link at the bottom of my post that will take you to the next blog.   This hop is a big circle so when you get back to me (or the blog you started with) then you will know you completed the hop!  Let's get started!  BTW, if you get lost along the way you can find the entire list of participants HERE.
There is SO MUCH GOODNESS in this catalog!!  It was hard to choose what to showcase.   I decided to go with the fun Summer Vibes Cardmaking stamp!  (Truth - I need to create a fun Birthday Card so why not kill 2 birds with one stone!)  I love the little coconut drink and umbrella!

I used this stamp + Thin Cuts set along with our Summe…

July Stamp of the Month Blog Hop - For My Beautiful Friend

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Welcome to our July Stamp of the Month Blog Hop.  In this blog hop we are featuring My Beautiful Friend. This stamp set includes 20 images.  If you arrived here from Haley Dyer's Blog you are on the right track.  This hop is a big circle.  Just look for the next blog link at the bottom of my post.  If you are just getting started on the hop, when you get back to me you will know you have completed the circle!  If you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of hoppers HERE.


I love the girl holding flowers so of course I had to use her!  I colored the flowers with watercolor pencils and then used a waterbrush to blend it a little.   Then I used the clear shimmer brush on the orange and red flowers.  I chose the bluebird shimmer brush for her skirt.
The background paper is from our brand new Mix In Paper Pack!

PRODUCTS USED: July Stamp of the Month - For My Beautiful Friend White Cards & Envelopes – X254 Mix In Paper - X9017 White Daisy Cardstock - 1385 Sapphire Cardstock - …

Bring Back My Pack - Brushed Blog Hop

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Welcome to our special Blog Hop featuring the Brushed Collection!  This is one of our favorite specials - Bring Back My Pack!  This beautiful paper was around in 2010.  We've brought it back with updated colors and a full 12x12 sheet of stickers!  In addition to the paper pack, we've brought back two popular stamps Your Own Kind of Wonderful (D1627) and A Budding Friendship (D1602)!  You can purchase the entire collection - Paper Pack plus Sticker sheet, Coordinating Cardstock pack and both stamps at a savings of 20%!    
If you arrived here from Krista Hershberger's blog you are on the right track.  This hop is a big circle.  Just look for the next blog link at the bottom of my post.  If you are just getting started on the hop, when you get back to me you will know you have completed the circle!  If you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of hoppers HERE

I had fun creating several layouts using the entire collection!
My first layout I'm sharing using B…