Friday, April 18, 2014

AdornIt Guest Design, Take Two

Today is "take two" on the blog for projects with AdornIt.  Don't faint, I did a two page layout!  AND I did it WITHOUT A SKETCH and it only took me about an 1.5 hours!  Trust me, I was so happy I could have screamed.  And just a little proud of myself, because I usually always will use a sketch for a two page layout!

I have had these pictures printed for about TWO years!  This was when Sheldon first came to be here and I know I printed them pretty quickly after I took them!  These papers are from the "Timerland Critters" collection and I think this was one of my favorites.  I cannot decide if I love the fox or squirrel more!

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Supplies: Pattern Paper, Stickers, Tags, Die Cuts-AdornIt (Timberland Critters); Pen-Sharpie; Adhesive-ThermOWeb

Loved this tag as my title.  I also dressed up the 6x6 piece of paper I place it on, with one of the clear stickers in the collection.  
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Epp, SQUIRREL!!  So dang cute!
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I took these pictures of Lauren at Thanksgiving.  Don't you just love that smile?!  I used the Crazy for Daisies collection for this.  The bright colors worked perfect with the pictures.  
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Supplies: Pattern Paper, Tags, Stickers, Die Cuts-AdornIt (Crazy for Daisies); Cardstock-WorldWin Papers; Pen-Sharpie

Silhouette Cameo with the following cut file:
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Design ID# 26239

I have used this cut file before, but the flowers were similar and I just wanted to accent the Silhouette die cut with the collection ones.  They worked perfectly together.
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I just trimmed down a tag here!
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Hope everyone has a good Easter that celebrates it!  I will be staying home with the puppers this weekend, since Higgins isn't quite into travel mode yet.  Have a great weekend!

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A Little Photo Shoot Layout with 3 Birds Designs

Welcome to Thursday here on the blog!  Anyone glad it's Friday tomorrow?!!  I know I am.  It's been a crazy week and I am looking forward to the weekend.  And of course a little scrapping thrown in also!

Well, as you probably guessed by my title, I have a 3 Birds Design project for you, which means I am also up over on the 3 Birds Studio Blog today!  I used basically the same photo on both of my projects, but the projects are totally different.  I did an altered clipboard for my other project and you can find it HERE.

I am not usually one to use a lot of shapes in my layouts.  I am talking hexagons, circles, triangles, etc.  But I just "felt" like doing something different and stepping out of my comfort zone for this layout.  I think it may have been the bold black and white striped paper!  

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Supplies:  Pattern Paper, Chipboard-3 Birds Design (Graceful Season); Adhesive-ThermOWeb; Doily-Wilton, Silhouette Cameo

Photo Credit: April Turner-UTurn Studios

I used my Cameo to cut out a couple of different sized triangles out of the pattern papers I chose.  Then I just started layering.
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I layered a couple of the chipboard pieces here.  The bronze color on the lettering brought out the orange strip behind the photo.  I also changed my photo to black and white for a little something different.  
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Thanks for stopping by the little ole blog today!  I will have the last of my Adornit projects for you.  Anddddd…there might just be a double page layout in them!!!  Happy Thursday!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

AdornIt Guest Design Projects, Take One

Sharing a couple of projects that I did for AdornIt over on their blog last week.  They have some really fun collections and I have some they sent that I didn't use, so you will be seeing more AdornIt on here, I am sure!

This first layout is with the Rainy Days & Sunshine collection.  I thought it was perfect for these pictures from our photo shoot, because as you can see, it was a little wet!  We weren't even sure we were going to get to have it, but everything worked out.  It's hard to believe that it has almost been a year since these were taken!

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Supplies: Pattern Paper, Stickers, Tags -AdornIt (Rainy Days and Sunshine); Pen-Sharpie; Doily-Wilton; Adhesive-ThermOWeb; Photos taken by April Turner of UTurn Studios

These little border strips were perfect to make into banners.
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And to tie in the banner theme, I used a journaling card from the collection to place my title on!  
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Next up, I altered a box with some leftovers I had from a layout (you will see that in a few days!).  This was a box from Valentine's day that I had hung onto, just in case I wanted to make something with it!
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Supplies: Pattern Paper, Stickers, Tags-AdornIt (Crazy for Daisies); Twine-May Arts; Ink-Prima; Adhesive-ThermOWeb and Fabritac

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Here is the inside.  I thought the flower card was sweet and I just trimmed it to fit inside the box as a little surprise.
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Thanks for stopping by today.  I hope there is something FUN on your agenda today.  I will just have to see what kind of trouble I can get into I think!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Some ThermOWeb Pinterest Inspiration

Well, this post was sitting in the "queue"!  It was in draft mode and didn't post.  My bad for not scheduling it.

We had a Pinterest challenge over at ThermOWeb blog and this was the layout I came up with.  If you want to see the process of how I did it, my original posting is located HERE.  

These were just some random pictures I had taken of Higgins on the couch.  Not the best, but I was able to clean them up enough in Lightroom to use them.  I love the look on his face!  We will be glad when he gets back to himself after this ACL tear.  

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Supplies:  Pattern Paper, Chipboard & Tags-Heidi Swapp (Hello Today); Pen-Sharpie; Adhesives-ThermOWeb (Zots, 3D Foam Squares, Mini Sticky Dot Runner)

Here is where I came up with the idea for the layout.  This is one of my pins on my Color Palette board


Now you see where I got the circles from!! 
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The hexagons were on a 3x4 card and I just trimmed them out.  I wanted to use the list card and not the card that came with the hexagons.  Easy fix!
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Tomorrow I will be sharing a project that I did for AdornIt last week!  Have a wonderful Monday.  Here is hoping mine goes well.  Payroll seminar for work!  Fun!

Friday, April 11, 2014

Umbrella Fun with 3 Bird's Studio!

It is an umbrella kind of day here on the blog!  I am sharing a card that I made for 3 Birds with the Graceful Season collection.

They say April showers bring May flowers, but since we haven't had a lot of those yet, I did a card with an umbrella theme.  And I am up over on the 3 Birds Studio blog with a layout full of umbrellas!  You can find that posting HERE. 

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Supplies:  Pattern & Foil Paper, Chipboard-3 Birds Design (Graceful Season); Cardbase-3 Birds Design Quilling Cardmaking Kit (Graceful Season); Adhesive-ThermOWeb; Twine-May Arts

Silhouette Cameo with the following cut file:
4 Umbrellas
Design ID #26837


If you look closely, you can see the purple foil paper shimmer.  These foil papers are quite sturdy and cut well!
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I just popped up the farm around the window and then layered my umbrella and chipboard on top of it. The umbrella's under layer is the same foil as the words are cut out of.
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I am super excited to get the day started.  I am taking Ella to do pet therapy at one of our senior centers and then she gets to go to my office for a visit to meet everyone!  Have a great weekend!

Monday, April 7, 2014

You Make Me Happy with Gossamer Blue

I am so far behind on sharing my Gossamer Blue layouts.  The "blogging" break did not help that at all!   This layout is one that I did with my December kit, I think?!  I would look it up for sure, but I am blogging from the couch and just too darn lazy to go get the external hard drive to look it up!

I loved this paper that was in the kit and wanted to use it as a focal point of my layout.  I kept everything to a minimum, which is unusual for me!

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Supplies-I am just not going to list them this time. Everything is pretty much from the kit, except the following:  Twine, Adhesive, Ribbon, Doily.

I thought the little "hi" flair was cute and wanted to use it with the picture.  Looks like Sheldon has just come up to say "hi" to Higgins!
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Used a Uniball Signo pen in white to journal with.  I have got to get me a couple more of those pens!
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And in other news, I was asked to guest design for AdornIt!  My posts will be up over on their blog all this week.  They have such cute papers and I had a lot of fun creating with them.  You can find their blog HERE. 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Wee Little One(s) with Imaginisce My Baby Collection

It's the My Baby release party this week on the Imaginisce blog and I had a layout up over there yesterday.  I know, BABY layout?!  From me?!  Yes, I do know people that have babies and not just people that have dogs!

This is an adorable set of twins that you have seen here on the blog before.  These are some of the only baby pictures they have, since they were adopted.  I wanted to combine them on the page, but for each to have a "separate" area.  Since there are color combos for both boy and girl, it worked perfectly!

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Supplies:  Pattern Paper, Die Cuts-Imaginisce (My Baby, Boy and Girl); Cardstock-American Crafts; Adhesive-Therm O Web

Emma's little cute face!  I cut around the sheep, so that I could tuck the picture into it.
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There are three of each die cut in the packages, so that worked out great for my title!
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Well, that's all from me today!  Thanks for stopping by my little place on the internet!