Tuesday, December 30, 2014

DCWV December Stack-a-Holic Challenge

I am participating once again in the DCWV stack-a-holic challenge. I love the sketches that they provide it is really a great stepping point for inspiration.

My daughter and her boyfriend asked me to take their photos in their Ugly Christmas sweaters for their Christmas card. Here are a few of the photos on my completed layout.

I used 2 older DCWV stacks (I mean they are TIMELESS!!) ...
12x12 the Mrs.Claus kitchen stack
12x12 Tis' the Season stack

Hope you enjoy!!

Be Blessed, Jenny

Monday, December 29, 2014

Fancy Pants Circus Line

Hello and how was your Christmas?!?!

Ours was great filled with family. Well the day after Christmas I was able to take a little time for myself and get my scrap room cleaned up a bit. It was being used to hide all the Christmas presents so was in quite a sorry state (or sorrier the normal I should say).

In November the Circus was in town and my daughter wanted to bring her brother (my son). So she and her boyfriend know that sending me a picture is required so that I can scrap it. Here is what I came up with using the Fancy Pants Circus line..

Hope you like it.

Be Blessed, Jenny

Monday, November 24, 2014

Jump & Splash

I was inspired to put this layout together from watching a process video on YouTube by Jen Schow - I definitely cannot take credit for this fantastic design. When I saw the paper that she chose to use, I knew I had received that exact same paper in a Noel Mignon kit. I dug that kit out and got to work.

These pictures from this past summer were perfect for this page. I cannot tell you how may contests I judged on who was making the biggest splash!

Products used for this layout:
Chickaniddy Crafts Scrumptious paper
Coredinations cardstock in Naussau Blue for the background
October Afternoon Daily Flash tin pins & pop drops
October Afternoon Mini Market stickers in Gray & Cream
Thickers Sytlist
Fancy Pants True Friends sequins & stickers
Heidi Swapp Color Shine in Mustard & Mint Green

Be Blessed, Jenny

Friday, November 21, 2014

Hey Dude

Quite some time ago I purchased a Pink Paislee Kre8v-Kit called Hey Kid. Well, the pictures of my son  before and after haircut were perfect to break this out and put it to use!

Let me tell you - this boy has stolen my heart!

Products used for this page include:
Pink Paislee Kre8v-kit Hey Kid
Black cardstock
EK success circle punches
Fiskars notebook paper punch
Maya Mist in Gunmetal

Be Blessed,

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

DCWV November Stack-a-Holic Challenge Card

Not only does DCWV provide a sketch for a layout but a card as well! When I was finished with my layout I had several scraps laying around that were perfect to utilize on the card sketch.

This card is actually going in the mail to a dear friend who could just use some great big hugs!

Products used on this card:
DCWV Neutral card pack
scraps from 12x12 Gilded Paper stack and the 6x6 Elegant Foil stack
Stampin up buttons
Simon Says Stamp BE

Be Blessed, Jenny

Monday, November 17, 2014

DCWV November Stack-A-Holic Challenge Layout

Hello Again Friends,

DCWV has another great sketch on their Blog for the November stack-a-holic challenge. This sketch allowed me to get another picture on a page that I truly just LOVE!!!

This is a picture of my niece and nephews from last Christmas. The perfect stack for this was the 12x12 Gilded Paper stack. The golds and craft in this stack just make my heart swoon.

Product I used to put this together:
12x12 Gilded paper stack
6x6 Foiled Vellum stack
6x6 Foiled Elegance stack
Dear Lizzy gold Elegance Thickers
Websters Pages Little Storytellers alpha
EK Success Christmas Tree Punch
Distress Ink in Vintage Photo

Hope you like and are inspired to use the sketch and participate in the stack-a-holic challenge!

Be Blessed,

Friday, November 7, 2014

Pumpkin Patch Layout using Noel Mignon kit

Hello Again,

I used the Noel Mignon October kit to scrapbook some pictures of a dear friend and her daughter visiting the pumpkin patch.

This kit is packed with the perfect mix of papers and embellishments to get those fall pictures onto pages!

From the kit I used:
Carta Bella A Perfect Autumn paper
American Crafts Printshop thickers
Simple Stories Sweater Weather brad
MME Necessities word stickers
Maggie Holmes Open Book rub ons
Chickaniddy Scrumptious tag
Jillibean Soup Kraft tape
WeRMemory Keepers Shine Cork stickers

The leaves were cut using the leaf die from Lawn Fawn and paper scraps!!

Hope you like!

Be Blessed, Jenny

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Too Cute To Spook

My adorable niece has moved to Iowa but I am Blessed to have a SIL that will text me pictures of her all the time. The photo may not be the best quality, but I still wanted to get it on a page.

I used more of my hoarded October Afternoon Witch Hazel collection.
Hope you like!

Be Blessed, Jenny

Monday, November 3, 2014

Halloween 2014

What is it about boys that when they get older, the costumes just get creepier and creepier! This year was no exception, my son dressed up as Pumpkin Head.

Now, I have been hoarding October Afternoon paper for some time and I thought I better put some Witch Hazel to use. All the paper and embellishments are from this line and it made putting this layout together quick and easy. 

Hope you enjoy!!

Be Blessed, Jenny

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Halloween Cards using Bewitched by DCWV

Hello Again,

I was able to grab a little scrappy time for myself and wanted to get some cards out for my niece and nephews for Halloween. Well, DCWV came to the rescue with the Bewitched stack (this is from a couple of years ago).

I tried to match each card to their chosen costumes this year. A cat for my niece, a ninja for 1 nephew and the headless horseman for the other. The designs were cut using my Cricut Explore and the paper used and pre-made cards are all DCWV.

These are off in the mail along with a little treat.

Be Blessed, Jenny

Friday, October 24, 2014

DCWV October Stack-A-Holic Challenge - Card

Hello Again,

DCWV not only supplies a sketch for a layout they also supply one for a card. I don't know about you. but I have several family members who are always in search of a card and they always look to me to come up with one, so I try to keep several on hand.

Supplies I used:
Four Seasons Stack
Quote Sticker Family Stack
Neutral Card Base
Mat Stack Neutral
Lawn Fawn Leaf Die

Hope you like and play along!

Blessings, Jenny

Thursday, October 23, 2014

DCWV October Stack-A-Holic Challenge

Hello Again,

Each month DCWV provides a sketch and challenge for their stack-a-holics (you know us folks who have to own ALL of their stacks tee-hee). I loved the sketch provided and put together this layout of my nephew as the headless horseman - he is obsessed with Sleepy Hollow right now.

I used the following:
Ghost & Goblin Stack
Fall & Halloween Cork Stack
The Midnight Spell Stack
Buttons from my stash

Hope you play along with the fun!

Blessings, Jenny

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Bella Blvd Halloween Magic

Hello Again,

Here are a couple of layouts I put together using the Bella Blvd Halloween Magic line.

These were taken at the pumpkin patch a few years ago and these papers were just the cutest to work with!

Hope you enjoy..Blessings, Jenny

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Teresa Collins - Urban Market Collection

This line is just stunning! It was perfectly appropriate for a Homecoming picture of my daughter and my dear husband!

Another picture for a page and another memory documented! This makes me happy!!

Be Blessed, Jenny

Monday, October 20, 2014

American Crafts - Amy Tangerine and Dear Lizzy

I used the Dear Lizzy and Amy Tangerine Plus One Collection to put together a few layouts of my sweet girls.

Sure wish I had some of that frozen hot chocolate ... looks YUMMO!!

Be Blessed, Jenny

Friday, October 17, 2014

Fancy Pants Everyday Circus

I mentioned that I may have gotten a few layouts completed while at Circle Mania and was going to start sharing them on the old Blog here.

Another collection I brought with me was Everyday Circus by Fancy Pants. This collection is so bright and fun! It made documenting some summer amusement park visits extremely easy!!

Hope you like!!

Be Blessed, Jenny

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Shimelle Collection by American Crafts

I recently attended this little get together called Circle Mania and was able to put 12 layouts together. No time like the present to update the old Blog here and start sharing again!

I recently acquired the Shimelle collection by American Crafts and a friend and I challenged each other to get some layouts done with it.

The paper and embellishments all coordinate together so well that it made making not only 1 layout but 3a complete breeze!

I would say my daughter may have liked these herself as she has taken the 2 of herself and her boyfriend to frame and hang in her new apartment.

I love documenting these memories!!

Be Blessed, Jenny

Friday, May 23, 2014

DCWV May Stack-A-Holic Challenge - Coral & Blue Stack

I loved the sketch so much I made another layout with another great stack:

I sure do love this girl !

Thanks for taking a peek.

Blessings, Jenny

Thursday, May 22, 2014

DCWV May Stack-A-Holic Challenge using Hey Sailor

Hi friends,
Well I did not make all 20 of the Circleville challenges but I still had fun trying.

This post is all about DCWV and their May Stack-A-Holic challenge - I used the Hey Sailor stack to record this memory:

Loved the layering that was a part of this sketch.

Thanks for taking a peek!

Blessings, Jenny

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

#CirclevilleNSD Day 2 Challenge #4 Make Mine Monochromatic

I think the title of the challenge speaks for itself.

I used my Explore to cut out the whale and used a Fiskars shape ruler for my waves:

Paper is from Lawn Fawn.

I hope you have a whale of a day!!

Blessings, Jenny

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

‪#‎CirclevilleNSD‬ Day 2 Challenge 3 XO Three in a Row

This challenge was a tic / tac / toe challenge and we were to choose which row we wanted to use to challenge ourselves.

I selected Bling, Die Cut and Stamp for my layout.

For this layout I used paper, embellishments and a stamp from Dear Lizzy. I just love the fun girly papers.

Blessings, Jenny

Monday, May 19, 2014

‪#‎CirclevilleNSD‬ Day 2 Challenge 2 I'm So Embellished

I am working on the challenges for Day 2 here and I started with Challenge 2 - I'm So Embelished:

Everything on this layout is from Amy Tangerine. Paper is the Plus One Collection - it is so bright and happy! Perfect for this field trip picture.

Blessings, Jenny

Friday, May 16, 2014

‪#‎CirclevilleNSD‬ Challenge #10 Did I Mension

A dimension challenge this time. I used the Tablescapes Spring /Summer cartridge for this:

It is getting dark so it was harder to get a nice picture, and I am thinking I really want to play with this a little more.

I used paper from October afternoon Cakewalk Collection and twine. I mean really this is pretty simple but yep... I think I need to dress this up some more.

Blessings, Jenny

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

#CirclevilleNSD Challenge #8 Itsy Bitsy Stencil

This challenge was to use a stencil made with your Cricut. I used the Paper Lace 2 cartridge and created a few Mothers Day cards:

I used the butterfly stencil and a butterfly cut.  I reversed the colors on the two cards just for a little difference.

Card Base is DCWV
Cardstock is My Favorite Things
Patterned Paper is a 6x6 pad from My Minds Eye Miss Caroline collection
Seam binding colored with a Memento Ink Pad and gems from my stash.

Two more to go and I am done with Day 1!

Blessings, Jenny

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

#CirclevilleNSD Challenge #7 its' 5 o'clock Somewhere

This challenge was to use some type of drink on your project.

I was up to this challenge - LOL!!!

This cut is on the Pack Your Bags Cartridge
Paper is a 6x6 pad from Lawn Fawn / Lets' Polka
Vellum from Bazzill
Cardstock from My Favorite Things
Card Base DCWV
Prima Flower
Jillibean Stamp - Handwritten Sentiments
Stampendous Glitter
Hero Arts white embossing powder

Blessings, Jenny

Monday, May 12, 2014

#CirclevilleNSD Challenge #6 Ocean Breeze

I made another card for this challenge.

Cartridges used:
Pink Journey
Lifes A Beach

Patterned paper is a 6x6 Basic Grey Pad called Shine On...
Cardstock is from My Favorite Things
Prima Flowers and brads from my stash

AH - to feel the Ocean Breeze in some pretty flip flops! Cannot wait for summer.

Blessings, Jenny

Saturday, May 10, 2014

#CirclevilleNSD Day 1 Challenge 9 Lift it Up

And this completes the day 1 challenges  - this weekend I hope to conquer Day 2!

This challenge was called Lift It up, it was to take an image and add dimension to it.

This is a Saturated Canary image called Queenie and Princess.

I stamped it 4 times onto some Xpress it blending paper and then cut those images out with my Brother Scan and Cut. Then I fussy cut the parts that I was going to add the dimension to.

The image was colored with Copics and backed onto My Favorite Things cardstock. Not sure which sentiment I will add to this yet but I sure am happy to have another card ready in my stash.

Blessings, Jenny

Friday, May 9, 2014

#CirclevilleNSD Challenge #5 Two Tickets to Paradise

This challenge was to come up with what would be paradise for you. Well, living in the midwest this year has been challenging, so my paradise would be a relaxing day on the beach with a good book in my hand:

This sassy lady was made using the Fun in the Sun Cricut cartridge cut with my Explore. The sun was from the Designers Calendar cartridge. Paper for the card base is from Bazzil, and the images were cut with cardstock from My Favorite things. The patterned paper is from a 6x6 DCWV stack.

Blessings. Jenny

Thursday, May 8, 2014

#CirclevilleNSD Challenge #4 Make Mine a Mini

The fun continued for sure! This challenge was to use one 12x12 piece of scrapbook paper to make a mini. Many of the other participants had a great idea to use this to store passwords. Not sure what I will use this for yet but I really like it.

I again used some October Afternoon from my stash (I am hooked on this company!!!) The 12x12 sheet is from the sidewalks collection, the binder is also from a 8x8 piece from the same collection. The ribbon, buttons, banner and duck are embellishments are from Sidewalks as well.

Blessings, Jenny

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

#CirclevilleNSD Challenge #3 - #1 Fan is a Man

Hello Again,

Challenge #3 here for our celebration. This one took some time for sure but was well worth it. I made this mini using pictures from my sons first year of football in 2009 and I just may make this my hubbys Fathers Day gift. (This is very picture heavy.)

The papers I used are from two 8x8 pads from the October Afternoon Collections:
Sidewalks and 5 & Dime.

It is truly amazing when you flip through your paper pads at all the hidden treasures. All embellishments are just from stash I have on hand.

Blessings, Jenny