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Friday, May 31, 2013

Sketches In Thyme #112

it's a rainy day and a good friend took me shopping this morning! my dad's birthday is this next week and I wanted to get him a card...I also took care of father's day cards and gifts! all in all it was a very productive morning! a HUGE thanks to my good friend!!
I have spent the afternoon's nice and quiet...ahhhhh! peace! I was inspired by this sketch from Sketches In Thyme #112:

and this is what I created:

thanks for stopping by! have a scrappy weekend my friends!

Thursday, May 30, 2013

My Scraps & More #28

I really love playing along with the sketches at My Scraps & More! Over the last several months I have come to the conclusion that I am a "sketch" kind of scrapper. I do love adding flowers and bling when it seems appropriate but I feel most creative when I follow a sketch! is #28 at My Scraps & More:

and here is what I came up with:

off to work on some more! thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, May 29, 2013


there was a round robin over at Scrap That! and I was able to play along! Everyone's layouts were all so beautiful and here is what I came up with:
Liam loves his big brother Jordan!
well, off to get some work done...thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, May 26, 2013

My Scraps & More #30

it's Memorial Day weekend and we have nothing planned! so I've been scrapping since Friday! went to a crop at the local scrapbook store and got loads of ideas to scrap about! I did this layout with Studio Calico's kit "Planetarium" for My Scraps & More #30. Here is the sketch:

and here is the layout I came up with:

I am super excited because I came up with 5 more layouts with this one kit alone! I will share those at a later date and time. Hope everyone is having a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend! Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Scrapping Everyday Miracles reveal!

Here's Helen G. with today's awesomeness!!!

May Sketch Challenge

It's the third Monday, Helen G. here with the May Sketch Challenge! We're so excited to celebrate National Scrapbooking Month with you and we're gonna have fun creating… we have a LAYOUT SKETCH and a CARD SKETCH for you to choose from---you pick what you want to create. You can do both of sketches, or just one. You will get 1 entry in the PRIZE drawing for each sketch you complete.

The SCRAP TWIST that needs to be included on your project is CIRCLE ELEMENTS, for example flowers, doilies, circles, etc.

Here are both sketches:

card sketch

There's also time to get another chance to win... by completing this month's Main Challenge #28.

The winner will be chosen by and is eligible for our great monthly prize from

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Lisa and Scott have generously provided two $20 gift certificates. You can win one of these fabulous gift certificates by linking your project(s) to one of our May challenges. 

NOTE: **You may submit the project you create for Scrapping Everyday Miracles  to other challenge blogs but your project must be mainly created for the Scrapping Everyday Miracles challenge in order to win the sponsor prize and/or be one of the Top 3**

All Sketch entries must be linked HERE by May 31st, 11:59pm PST.

*Important: Make sure your link is to the blog post with your project & not just your entire blog in general...and be sure to remember the SCRAP TWIST!

We cannot wait to see all your layouts and cards and have a wonderful time creating everyday miracles!

here's the layout I created:

make sure you check out the SEM blog to see what the design team came up with for this awesome challenge! thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

more with SC and Spencer's Kit

Sketches In Thyme has a new sketch up and I knew right away what papers I wanted to use! I recently joined Studio Calico's scrapbook kit club and the first kit I received was Spencer's Kit. Here is the sketch:
and here is the layout I created:

this was fun! thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

a simple layout

it's hot today! getting close to 90! not loving it...just sitting and scrapping with the fan on full blast!!!! I did this "spring" page for two challenges: Sketch With Color and Sketches In Thyme #110. Quick, easy and simple! Here is the sketch from SIT:
and here is the sketch from SWC:

(the colors I used are: tender shoots, grayed jade and alloy)

products I used:
misc. buttons
Carta Bella "so noted" paper
American Thickers

thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Monday, May 13, 2013

I was highlighted!

it's a beautiful spring day here in the Midwest! I have been working on some layouts while listening to the birds outside the scrap room window. I  logged into Club CK and found this:
my "no wheelchairs in Heaven" layout was highlighted today! There are so many talented scrappers over there and it is so cool to be "highlighted"!! it really made my day!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

back again!

I really have 2 more layouts but can only share one today! it's a beautiful day outside and I don't want to miss it! This next layout is from last year at Halloween!

I used my Silhouette for the "campfire" and musical notes, the paper is from My Mind's Eye "Lost & Found Halloween and the stickers making up the "Halloween" title are all from my stash.

Once again thanks for stopping by!

My Scraps & More #27

I was inspired to play along with challenge #27 over at My Scraps & More. Here is the sketch:

and here is what I created:

products I used:
Heidi Swapp chartreuse color shine
white cardstock
TCW stars template
DMC black floss
black ric-rac
AC Thickers
black & white baker's twine and pp
zip dry paper glue

This was fun! Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day!

Monday, May 6, 2013

No Wheelchairs In Heaven

Challenge #28 All Things Have Become New

Hi, it’s Tracey S. here to share our May challenge with you. Spring is my favorite time of the year with new life springing up all around. A verse I learned many years ago at vacation bible school is 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” It’s a verse I often reflect and meditate on. I find that my life is constantly changing, and our Lord wants me to put away the old things and embrace the new. 

For this month’s main challenge we would like you to share a project that represents something new in your life. You can reflect on a new relationship, a new phase of life, an event that brought change into your life, a new job, hobby, volunteer opportunity, or even a book or Scripture verse that has given you new insight. God blesses us with everyday miracles - sometimes big and sometimes small - that bring change and new opportunities to our lives. Your project doesn’t need to be about a recent event, but needs to represent something new in your life.

SCRAP TWIST: USE SOMETHING ON YOUR PROJECT THAT IS MORE THAN A YEAR OLD - THE OLDER THE BETTER, "AND" SOMETHING NEW TO YOU IN 2013. These supplies may be purchased, given to you, or even found objects. Be sure to tell us in your project blog post what these supplies are. 
Here's mine:

the flowers and stickers are more than a year old...the butterflies I just bought at the CKC convention last month. The poem "No wheelchairs in Heaven" reads like this:
Life isn't always easy
Sitting in a wheelchair.
Sometimes I get discouraged
And loaded down with care.
That's when I lean on Jesus to
Help me through the day.
For He gives me peace and comfort
When trials come my way.
The Bible says there is a place
That someday I will see,
Where there will be no sickness
Or pain to bother me.
I'll walk upon a street of gold,
Glorious beauty I will share,
In a place called Heaven, where
I will need no wheelchair.
                             -author unknown

thanks for stopping by and have a blessed week!