Tuesday, May 24, 2016


Today I have a quick post to share with you. I decided to play along with the most recent ScrapMuch?! sketch. This sketch marks two momentous occasions....Laura's 250th sketch for ScrapMuch?! and her stepping down from the team to start new and exciting family adventures! Best Wishes Laura...you will be missed!!!

Here is my layout....

I took these photos of the Grandsons last Thanksgiving weekend. The tree that they are standing by has been cut down this Spring. It was necessary, but what a big change to our front yard. We will miss that old Maple!

And some closeups...

The papers are from my March ScrapMuch?! Kit Club kit.

And here is Laura's last fabulous sketch for ScrapMuch?!

You have until the 29th of May to play along.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Sunday, May 22, 2016

MADE WITH LOVE - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges - DT Reveal

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope everyone is enjoying their May 24 long weekend. It is time for the newest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges Design Team Reveal. We are continuing with the Theme for the month of ALL ABOUT THE PHOTOS! Today's challenge is - How many can you fit?

Here is my layout....

I decided to make a double layout, then I would have room for lots and lots of photos. I managed to use 14 photos in total to tell the story of making a quilt for my daughter.
The photos tell the story from cutting the fabric, to sewing the blocks together, to sewing the strips together, to hand stitching the binding and the the finished project.

Here is each side of the double closer up...

I added some machine stitching to go with the theme of my layout. I created this grid pattern to also go with the quilting theme. Four of the squares are actually pieces of the four fabrics that make up the quilt.

And some closeup shots...

I added some bunched up thread under the tin pin to stay with the sewing theme.

I added a hidden journal tag tucked in at the top.

Product List: DCWV Crafty Stack, AC Cardstock,Thickers, and the tin pin and wood veneer are from my stash.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories Blog and check out what the rest of the Design Team created and link up yours before the end of the month for a chance at a fabulous prize!

Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Friday, May 13, 2016

Awesome - ScrapMuch? Sketch-y Friday FINAL DT Reveal

Happy Friday everyone! It is time for ScrapMuch?! Sketch-y Friday Design Team Reveal. And Sadly this will be my FINAL Design Team reveal for ScrapMuch?!

Here is my layout....

I took this photo of our Son and his boys last Canada Day. Aren't they Awesome?

Here are some closeups....

For the circle element I used one of my die cut folders for this fabulous arrow element. I love how it turned out. I topped it with another die cut folder for the yellow tag.

Fabulous Fancy Pants puffy sticker stars were just the perfect shade of red.

I cut some strips of We R Memory Keepers and Teresa Collins papers and layered them along with an extra large film strip washi from my stash.

A few coordinating stickers backed with pop dots are the perfect addition, along with the Heidi Swapp sticker word title.

Here is Laura's wonderful sketch...

Be sure to stop by the ScrapMuch? Blog to check out the rest of the teams creations. Then stop back and link up yours before the 29th of May.

I would like to thank the ScrapMuch?! team from the bottom of my heart for the opportunity of being part of their design team. It has been a pleasure. Laura, Elaine, Eileen and Anita. It has been a blast. See you at the crops and retreats! XOXOXO

I was also inspired by the challenge at Scrapping4Fun Challenges Challenge #65 - Anything Goes.

Have a wonderful weekend! Stay Crafty!!!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

I've Been Soup Spotted!!!

I just wanted to stop by quickly to share that I have been Soup Spotted over at Jillibean Soup Bean Talk.

Here is my layout that was Soup Spotted....

Thanks Jillibean Soup!!!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Mr & Mrs - Lasting Memories DT Layout

Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful Moms out there.

Today I would like to share a layout with you with my Mom in it for part of the Lasting Memories Layout Challenges. The theme for this month is All About the Photos and today's Challenge is Vintage...

Here is my layout...

This is my Mom & Dad on their wedding day in 1948. When my Mom saw me working with this photo she said you must use blue because her dress was blue....so I did. I think the blue looks fabulous.

Here are some closeups...

Product List: Tim Holtz texture medium & industrial stickers, my favourite stencil, Thickers, Kaisercraft paper and Crate Paper stickers all on AC Cardstock.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge Blog and see what the rest of the team created and then get busy creating with something vintage.

Also be sure to hug your Mom today....I am so very fortunate to have my wonderful Mom in my life. I cherish her every day! Stay Crafty!!!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Ring Bearers in the Making

Happy National Scrapbooking Day!

I have a layout to share with you today....

I took these photos a couple of weeks ago at my Daughter's bridal shower. Our Grandsons are going to be the Ringbearers for the wedding and they are taking their appointment very seriously. They wanted to wear ties to the shower. They helped the Bride and Groom to be with opening their gifts. One gathered the bows and the other the garbage. Such sweet little men!

Here are some closeups....

Product List: Tim Holtz Idea-ology Industrial Stickers, Tiny Attachers and washi, Thickers, Fancy Pants - Be Different paper, Crate Paper - Boys Rule paper, chipboard and stickers, and buttons, clips,washi and twine from my stash.

I used the sketch from ScrapMuch? Sketch-y Friday sketch for my inspiration....

I was also inspired by the Scrapbook & Cards NSD challenge to do a masculine layout.

Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!