Big News!!

♥♥♥Big News♥♥♥
I'm going Puerto Rico!!! Scrapbooking Gallery PR Class Date October 25th We will be making 4 projects using Prima's Gorgeous new papers, Coffee Break, Bloom Girl, Julie Nutting and The Greeting Farm Stamps. I will be teaching techniques with Copics, Gelatos and paints! This is going to be an all day event FULL OF FUN!
Visit Scrapbooking Gallery PR for more information!


Thursday, February 28, 2013

Saturated Canary - Good VS Evil.

Who watches The Walking Dead?
I do, I do!! Well, I'm a little behind with this last season but I sure do love the show.
It's so different than an any other shows.. sometimes you need a little Sci-Fi and get away with all of this reality TV!
 
So this week at Saturated Canary our challenge is Good vs Evil.
I thought this image was a mixture of both. She's tring to be good..
wants to be a skater.. not a walker..
I hope you will join us.
 
Today is my moms 50th Birthday and my little (big) brother's 24th Birthday.
We are going to an old favorite family resturant, 'Vince's Speghetti'.
 
I'm sure you will see picture in my Project Life February spread.. and Instagram! :)
 
Have a great day!




 
Supplies
Papers - My Minds Eye
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - white gel pen



Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Time for a little 'Me Time!'



Hello out there in blogging land.
 
I have a scrapbook page I've been working on to show you. I love it!
I got my hair done last month and snapped a picture of me in the booth.. just so I could scrap it! :)
 
I've used some of my favorite Scrapbooking products and some newly discovered ones, too!
Heidi Swap is now on sale at Michaels.. I love how I can use a coupon.. and I love to see NEW stuff at Michaels!!I've also used some American Crafts products I found at Target.. I love that! So here's my grocery list.. shampoo, soap, toothpaste, buttons, paper.. :) hehe! I've also used my Chic Tags flair and some tags, from my buddy Veronica! Ohh on the bottom of my journaling I added a small part of the Elle's Label from a pack of her snippets. The perfect touch. I sooo need more Elle's Studio stuff!I've also used goodies from my Studio Calico Kit, Freckled Fawn, Basic Grey, Echo Park and
 
I'm entering this layout into a few challenges.
Dear Lizzy has challenged to use a clear embossing technique.
Chic Tags challenge  is to use bling...
 and I've used a sketch from Elle's Studio.
 
I hope you like my layout, I really enjoyed making this one!
 




 


Magnolia-licious - One for the Boys!

Hiya peeps!
 
Today there's a new Magnolia-licious Challenge. Our theme is All about the boys!
So bust out those Edwin Stamps! You can see all the Edwin Stamps currently available at
 Magnolia-licious, HERE. I've use my favorite Doctor Edwin. I wasn't sure about this card at first but I'm so loving the bright cheerful colors. Perfect for someone who isn't feeling well. I know boy cards can be difficult for some because you feel like you can't frilly them up with flowers and embellishments.. but YES YOU CAN! Don't forget to visit my fellow design team-mates and if you need more inspiration check out the Magnolia-licious Gallery and/or join us on Pinterest!!
 
Have a great day! 
 
Basic Grey Challenge - Anything Goes




 
Supplies
Paper - Basic Grey
Ink - Memento and Copics
Other - SU ribbon, white gel pen,
 


Sunday, February 24, 2013

LOTV Blog Hop and Competition and new WOC Challenge!

Today I have a card for the Lili of the Valley 9th Birthday Celebrations Blog Hop!
Before I get to all the information about that, this is also my card for the new challenge at
 Wild Orchid Crafts. Our theme this week is to use daisies. I've used my Cosmo Daisies. I just love these, they are my favorite of the daisy family! :)
 
To kick off our Lili of the Valley 9th birthday celebrations we are having a competition and a fun design team blog hop!
Make sure you visit all the blogs on the list because as usual there will be hidden prizes along the way and the winners will be picked at random from the comments that are left on the cards
For our competition we’d like you to make us a card for our birthday using a LOTV Stamp. The design team have all made a birthday card for the hop which should give you a few ideas
You can enter using the linky, you can upload your card to Facebook, or if you don’t have either of those you can email a picture of your card to admin@liliofthevalley.co.uk ...it doesn’t matter how you enter, all the cards will go into the prize draw
The competition closes at 6pm on Saturday the 2nd of March
The winning card will be drawn at random ...and because it’s our 9th birthday the prize is 9 stamps of your choice worth £40.00!
We will also pick our top 3 from the blog and the Facebook entries and these cards will be featured on the Ideas to Inspire blog
That’s not all ...the designers of our top 3 cards will be asked to join us for a much sought after
 guest DT spot so I’m sure you’ll agree it’s well worth entering
The rules are simple;
1. Make us a birthday card using a LOTV Stamp and enter it either using the linky below or upload it to our Facebook page
2. Mention the competition on your own blog and put this image on your sidebar
 
That’s it ... we’ll look forward to seeing all your lovely cards!
Start here to join in with the blog hop and follow the links, don’t forget to comment as you go to be in with a chance of winning a hidden prize;
                             Mindy  < you are here ♥
Enjoy ...and good luck!!
 
I hope to see you join us at Wild Orchid Crafts and for the LOTV competition!
Boy, I'm sure lucky to be apart of these 2 amazing teams! ♥

Project Life - January

I've decided to to do a monthly Project Life page spread. So here's my happenings from January.
I used my new Project Life Studio Calico Kit! I'm so happy I joined this!!!!!
 
I also used products from Chic Tags, Kaiser Craft, Elle's Studio, Freckled Fawn, My Minds Eye.
 
I hope you enjoy my January pages!
 









Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Wee Wednesday at Magnolia-licious!

Hi everyone!
Today is the first Wee Wednesday over at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.
You can see all of these fabulous stamps in the Magnolia-licious Store.
 
This stamp is called Blossom. She's so cute!
 I have used my new Celebration Digi Papers.I really love the way these papers came out. I've got some more I'm coming out with in the next few weeks. I hope you will all like them!
 
Have a wonderful day everyone.
 
 
 
 
 






Supplies
Stamps - Wee #133 - Sweet Blossom
Paper - Celebration Digi Paper Pack
Ink - Memento and Copics
Wild Orchid Crafts - 25mm wild rose, 15mm white rose, 20mm white rose, pink lily, 15mm orange rose, 10mm pink rose, 4mm peach rosebud, pink bakes twine, white doily
Accessores - Kaiser Craft wood sentiment SU eyelets

A Birthday Celebration!!!

LOTV 9th Birthday
 
I will be on the Lili of the Valley Facebook group from 8:30 AM to 9 AM Pacific Time.
 
I hope you will stop by!

Sunday, February 17, 2013

An easy, fast gift idea!


Hi there my darlin's.
I made this little pouch very quickly the other day. I took my Lili of the Valley - Summer Bears set and colored up this cutie and popped it on this little pouch.. added some gorgeous flowers from
 Wild Orchid Crafts and voila! Ohh and take a look at that new white guipure lace... it's gorgeous!!!!!
I've added some Lili of the Valley stamps in my pouch and you have got yourself a little gift to give. Who wouldn't want to get this?! I highly recomend getting this Summer Bears set of stamps for when you don't have a lot of time for a project. This set really is a MUST!
 
Where did I get those papers.. well they are ones I've been working on and I absolutely LOVE them!
They are my new Celebration Collection and now in my Etsy Shop. I was very careful to not make them specifically for Birthday. So you can use them for any celebration project, Birthday, Congratulations, Anniversary, Graduation... and the list goes on.
 
Well that's all for now. I don't have a lot of  DT posts this week, but I have some things to share.
Have a great week.
 



 
 
Supplies
Ink - Memento and Copics
 


Friday, February 15, 2013

A few layouts :)

Hello Everyone!
I've made a few scrapbook pages over the last week and I thought I'd share them today.
This first one is made with mostly My Minds Eye product, for a Contest they are having. The only product that is not MME is the wooden accent. The Arrows are Freckled Fawn and the car is Studio Calico. Oh, and the 'Fun' is American Crafts. I LOVE the way this page came out!
 


 
This layout I used mostly Dear Lizzy stuff, just because she's in the photo.. and it fit. :)
Love this page!! The brads are MMY, and the other dots are dew drops. The flair button is ShopEvalicious.
 


 
Here's a layout of my girls from last Halloween.
I got some Elle's Studio Halloween tags just for these photos. I'm also using the sketch layout from the Elle's Studio Challenge. The flair button is ShopEvalicious.
 



Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day!


Happy Valentine's Day!
 
Here's the Valentine's Card that I made for my significant other.
I absolutely love the way this card came out. I made a sunset/sunrise and I'm really happy with the way it came out. Keep your eye out for a step by step tutorial!
 
I made this card for the new Challenge at Saturated Canary. Our theme is Love. Have I ever told you how much I LOVE turtles! I had emailed Krista and asked if she could please make a girl kneeling and cupping a baby turtle in her hands. I always knew it was going to come out amazing.. but Krista really wow'ed me with this one. I actually squealed when I first saw this.
I love it! I'm going to print a large one and color and frame it! :)

I've used papers from my Etsy Store - Spring Love!

I hope you all have a Happy Valentine's Day.
 




 
 
 
 
 
 
Supplies
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Elle's Tag, Freckled Fawn Arrows, Recollections Button


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Last Minute Valentines!

Hi there everyone.
 
Today me and my munchkins (even the teenager!) made some Valentine's treats. I got the idea off of Pinterest. I just love that site! Anyways, all you do is get the square pretzels and some Hershey Kisses, the hugs look the cutest, then place the Kiss on the pretzel and put in the over for 3-4 min at 200 degrees. The Kisses have to be soft, NOT melted, and then push the Valentine m&m's in the center. Super fun and cute and YUMMY! My stomach hurts from all the candy I ate. This is why I don't bake.. I'll eat the entire time!
 
After we made the treats, I decided to throw a little 4x4 card together with my, My Minds Eye goodies I just got from a local scrapbook store a few weeks ago. I used the 6x6 'Sweetest Thing Happiness' paper pack and the Happiness wooden buttons and little stickers. I ADORE the entire Sweetest Thing collection. I couldn't make up my mind what to get. It was a very difficult time in the scrapbook store, I'll tell ya!
 
 When I got home I was browsing online and seen the challenge over on the My Minds Eye Blog and decided I'm gonna give that a shot! The theme is 'The Groundhog Day' movie. Since that's the movie that repeats I thought these 2 cards were perfect for the challenge since i had to make them the same, or the girls would fight! :) So here's my entry!
 
I'll be back later today with a Valentine's card for my Valentine!