Thursday, September 26, 2013

My Mind's Eye Wedding Layout

Happy fall, scrappers!

Today is my second reveal of the month over at The Memory Nest. I had the My Mind's Eye Cut and Paste collection to work with this month. This collection was right up my alley. You can find it in the store here.

The picture featured on this layout is actually a thank you card from a very special wedding I attended earlier this year. I glued the arrow onto chipboard and attached it with a brad so that it would work as a closure. That way I can still see the inside of the card!

Be sure to stop by The Memory Nest blog to see what the other Design Team members have been busy creating. Thanks for reading!


Tuesday, September 24, 2013

All Grown Up Layout

Hello crafty friends!

Today is the unveiling of another challenge over at Use it Tuesday. The challenge this week is to create a project using two hoarded items. Unfortunately this was not hard for me to do since I have a whole bunch of hoarded items!

This was created with the beautiful The Pier collection by Studio Calico. I love the colors! My hoarded items are the gold baker's twine (which I still continue to buy even though I have plenty!) and the Special Event ticket (which I still have five more of!).

Check out this challenge over at the Use it Tuesday blog. Thanks for reading!


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

You're the Sweetest Doodlebug Card


Today is a new challenge over at Use it Tuesday! The first challenge of the month is Friendship. I decided to take out my Doodlebug Fruit Stand collection once more and see what I could come up with...

...and it was a friendly card! I love all of the fruit stickers and this pear paper but honestly could not figure out what to do with it. I kept digging through my stash and found this sentiment stamp in a set I bought last year. I had bought the set for one stamp (crazy, right?) and the rest of it had laid unused for months. I dug even further in my stash and found my PageMaps book I had sadly not opened in a year. So sad! I was excited when I first bought the book and for some reason just hadn't used it. I've now displayed it prominently on my desk so that it gets more use because there are tons of great sketches in it! I also found some American Crafts colored pencils I picked up at a discount store last year that hadn't even been sharpened yet. And that ribbon? Well, it came out of one of my eight (yes 8!) mason jars of ribbon I have on my desk. You could say I have a ribbon problem.

Be sure to head over to Use it Tuesday to use your stash! Thanks for reading!


Thursday, September 5, 2013

Summer Reading Layout

Hello bloggers!

Today is a very exciting day for me. It's my first reveal as a part of The Memory Nest design team! For the last few month I have been on the summer design team for The Memory Nest and I was fortunate enough to be asked to stay on for the fall. I received a GORGEOUS package of goodies to use and I can't wait to use it all!

I mean, how awesome is this collection? Look at it!

Here is my first project using this paper:

I decided to do a layout about my summer reading this year. I read 10 books over summer and I enjoyed every second of it! I love reading and it was fun to do a layout dedicated to one of my favorite pastimes. Everything you see in this layout comes from the Cut & Paste collection by My Mind's Eye and is available at The Memory Nest.

Speaking of which, for the month of September you can use the following code and receive 20% off regular priced items! There's tons of new product in the store so shop 'til your drop...or until your fingers get tired of typing!

The Memory Nest Code: Becky20 

I'll be back again in a few weeks with a second reveal with this collection. Check out what the other lovely DT members have been up to at The Memory Nest blog.  

Thanks for reading!

Used this sketch from My Scraps & More Sketches: