Paper Hugs and Die Cut Dreams

Friday, December 17, 2010

Simply Lovely

Another case of - "Hey - there's a CT call - what do I have by that designer?" It's always win win for me - whether I apply or not - I pull out product and use it! Can't ask for more than that - well....if I apply and make the team - that's always a plus too! LOL

Credits go to:
  • Kit - Posey Pinwheels by DeCrow Designs & Traci Stroud
  • Template - again - totally spaced - no clue! So sorry!!
And that's it for today!!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

More CT Stuff

Couple more layouts for today! More CT stuff....trying to catch up - like that will ever happen! LOL

Credits go to:
  • Kit - Cowboy Cool - Elise's Pieces
  • Template - Inspired by Melissa R - WM2 Designs
  • Word Art - Studio Bethany

Credits go to:
  • Template - Studio True Blue - Blueprints Set 6
  • Kit - Studio Gypsy - Simple Pleasures
Thanks for stopping by!!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

CT Work

A few layouts for a couple of my designers! :) I love all my designers I must say!! I "work" for some of the nicest people in the business!!

Credits go to:
  • Template - Don't Box Me In 2 by Fiddle Dee Dee Designs
  • Kit - Waiting for Something by Shawna Clingerman & Lauren Grier
  • Word Art by Studio Bethany

Credits go to:

That's all for today!! See you all soon! :) :) :)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Stay True

I decided to do the Scrappin' with Liz template challenge for December! I always love a good template - and a good challenge!!

The rules here were....
  • Use the template provided (obviously)
  • Four living things - no more no less - elements or photos - I have three butterflies and my daughter.
  • All patterned papers - now I am thinking the envelope paper that I used in the background is probably pushing it, but I went with it anyway.
  • And last - four lines of journaling.
Here's what I came up with....

Credits go to:
So go check out Liz's blog and snag an AWESOME template while you're there!!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Happy & Content

First - I need to say HAPPY 19th BIRTHDAY to my BEAUTIFUL daughter Amandalyn! (who just so happens to be shown in the layout below!) I love you Manda Bear!!!

I have to say that I totally LOVE the way this layout came out! It's a little bit different for me - and I must say I got the inspiration from a layout Lor of Studio Rosey Posey created - so Thanks Lor!!

Credits go to:
  • Kit - DeCrow Designs - Propitious Perse
  • Template - I used one - can't remember whose :(

Thanks for stopping by!! I am currently on a blogging roll, so there come on back for more!!

Sunday, December 12, 2010


Another layout for you to see!! Okay - I know - I really need to work on the "journaling" portion of the blog....and I will....soon! :)

Credits go to:
More to come! Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, December 11, 2010


This layout actually got GSO over at Scrap Orchard! I was so TOTALLY excited about it too!

Credits go to:
  • Template by Fiddle Dee Dee Designs - Don't Box Me In
  • Kit - DeCrow Designs - Vanilla Creme - available at Scrap Orchard
As always - thanks for stopping by!

Friday, December 10, 2010


Couple of layouts for you today!! These both use a template pack by BERRY SWEET DESIGNS call BENT! (gotta love the name too! LOL) You can currently pick them up at Scappity-Doo-Dah where Brenda is guesting!!

Kit for I Am Blessed Layout - Blessed by Litabells Designs (retired)

Kit for Journey Layout - Up Close by Karen Lewis Designz

That's it for today!! Thanks for stopping by!! :)

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Just for Me - More!

Sometimes I see a Creative Team call and I apply for it - sometimes I get it and sometimes I don't. But it always makes me go back to that particular designer's products and use them. So the way I figure it - it's pretty much WIN WIN. I get layouts done and I used products that I have purchased and may not have necessarily used yet.

So here are two layouts that got created from the Captivated Visions CT call.

Kit is In Her Teens on the Talk Talk Talk layout
Template is from the YOU COMPLETE ME collab from Fiddle Dee Dee & Fizzy Pop Designs

Kit is It's About Him on the My Boy layout.
A template was also used on My Boy but I can't remember whose - sorry!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Devin - Third Grade

What a cutie my little boy is! Okay - so I am biased - sue me! This is one of the photos that was taken during our family photo shoot in September, 2010. As we all know, school photos are VERY expensive and it's been a very TIGHT year financially. So I am considering the family photo shoot Devin's third grade picture as well!

Credits go to:

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Capture A Moment

Another for layout here for Studio True Blue! I actually created this on when I was part of the SBG Studio Crew. :)

Credits go to:
Thanks for stopping by! Come on back for more tomorrow!

Monday, December 6, 2010


I am one of the newest members of the Studio True Blue Creative Team!! I love Jenn & her templates and you should DEFINITELY go check out her store over at Scrapbookgraphics!

Here's just one of many you will see from me using her FABULOUS templates!!!

Credits go to:
Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Carly aka Queen of Hearts

There's a new template designer in town - and I am just LOVING her products! If you are a digiscrapper you have probably seen Carly's works along the way as a scrapper, and she's now designing her own templates!!! They're awesome. I have a bunch of layouts to show you - and you can find them all HERE at Carly's Store at Digiscappers Brasil.

I will try to list credits beneath each layout for the kits used...

Think I'm Shy credits:
  • Word Art - Studio Bethany

Count Your Blessings Credits:
  • Word Art - Studio Bethany
  • Kit - Thaty Borges - My Sweet Home

A Mother's Treasure credits:
  • Kit - Lauren Grier - All I Was Meant to Be

October credits:
  • Word Art - Studio Bethany
  • Kit - Litabells Designs (retired)

Reinvent Your World credits:
  • Kit - Thank You Notes by Laura Banasiak & Spinky Dink Scraps
  • Word Art - Studio Bethany

Pretty as a Picture credits:
  • Kit - Elise's Pieces & Nikki Epperson Designs - Snow Day

Beauty in Bloom credits:

Beauty is Confidence credits:

And that's it for now! Long post today! I need to keep up on my posting going forward! Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Beautiful Butterfly

I love simple layouts. I am not sure this one totally qualifies, but I am thinking it's pretty simple - heavy on the paper! :)

Credits go to:

Saturday, November 20, 2010


My son Riker...he definitely doesn't get shown as much as my other two children. Since he lives with his father, it's just a matter of less picture opportunities. But here he is...

Credits go to:

All by Berry Sweet Designs

Friday, November 19, 2010

I'm way cuter...

Another layout from me!!! Love how this one came out....

Credits go to:

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Ju Playday

It's Thursday!! For SBG - that means a PlayDay! I know what you're think - Monday is PlayDay! Well, with all the guest designers we have been having, we are doing Guest Designer PlayDays on Thursday! Today - it's Ju Kneipp.

Here's what I did....but be sure to jump over to the SBG blog and see what the rest of the Crew has done with her AWESOME designs!!

Credits go to:

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

I Heart You

Just a lovely layout of my kids!! Must say - this kit is AWESOME!

Credits go to:

Monday, November 8, 2010

Re Kneipp Playday!

Re Kneipp is a 14 year old boy from Brazil! He also happens to be one of SBG's newest DESIGNERS!!! His kits are whimsical and fresh...take a peek for yourself!!

Credits go to:
Be sure to hop on over to the SBG BLOG and see what the rest of the Crew has done with Re's AWESOME designs!!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Impressions of....

This is one of my daughter's senior pictures - one of my favorites actually! And the layout - well I am liking the layout too! LOL

And guess what?!?! It's made with the newest collab from the Studio Girls Collective!

Credits go to:
Thanks for stopping by! :)

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Hey Dude!

Here's one of those just for me layouts! And it's a very quick post!

Credits go to:

  • Template - Tiny Toes Designs
  • Kit - Litabells Designs - Hey Dude

See? It was that quick! Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, November 1, 2010

Homecoming Hair

There's lots of new designers coming to Scrapbookgraphics!! Today one of the ones introduced was Studio True Blue - Jenn is a template designer extrordinaire!!! This layout is from one of the new templates you can find over in her store at SBG!

It also happens to be her PlayDay today, so head on over to the Scrapbookgraphics Blog and have a look

Credits go to:

Friday, October 29, 2010

A & J

Another template...can you believe it?!?! LOL The funny part will come when I DON'T use a template! This had a nice simple-ness to it! Gotta love that!!

Credits go to:
  • Template - Polly & Rufus - The Two of Us
  • Kit - Eva Kipler & Shawna Clingerman - In this Moment
  • Alpha - Emily Merritt - Stamp It

Thursday, October 28, 2010

First Son

Another layout for Fiddle Dee Dee!! You guys all know how I ADORE templates! I just can't get enough of them!! And I really love how this layout came out too!!

Credits go to:

Wednesday, October 27, 2010


Well Fiddle Dee Dee! LOL That's the designer of this marvelous template of course! And she's gone PHOTOLESS! LOL I was up for the challenge....every so often you have a moment to scrap and no pictures to go with it....well these are the template you want to be using!

Credits go to:
  • Template - Fiddle Dee Dee Designs - JUST JOURNAL
  • Kit - Kitty Designs - Ordinary (I think! LOL)
Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Dawn Inskip Playday

Oops! Missed posting Play Day - but only by a day! LOL Anyway - DAWN INSKIP is now a STUDIO GIRL!!! So here's a couple of layouts with her FABULOUS stuff!!

Go check out here store HERE!! Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, October 24, 2010


Amy Stoffel has a contest going on her blog again this month! This one is a template challenge - and you all know how I LOVE templates - so I obviously couldn't resist!!!

Credits go to:
  • Template - Jenny D for Amy Stoffel Blog Challenge
  • Kit - Curious by LCC by Amy Stoffel
Thanks for stopping by!!

Saturday, October 23, 2010


Welcome everyone to Dirty Scraps very first blog hop.
Are you ready for some excitement?
Are you ready to hop from blog to blog and leave a
comment and become a follower?
Well we are ready to invite you over to all of the DT’s blogs to
check out their eye candy goodies that you will have a chance to win.

Here is how it works.

You start out at Dirty Scraps
So if you didn't start there, and just happened by my blog by chance, you might want to click the link above and start back over at Dirty Scraps!
At each blog, you will be linked to the next DT member that you will then
hop over to and do the same thing, and so on and so on until you get to the last
blog which is going to be PINKY.
You must leave a comment not only on the Dirty Scraps blog and be a follower,
but you also have to leave a comment on all the DTs blogs as well.
You only have to become a follower of the DT members blog that you
would like to win a prize from. Choose one or choose them all.

Not only will you have a chance to win a cute goodie
from a DT member for visiting their blog,
but you will also have a chance to win one of our
BIG Prizes from our awesome sponsors. See the pictures below:

We have not one but TWO Prize packages from LIZ
*Thank you Liz*
Which includes paper packs and SPELLBINDERS!! and so much more!
The spellbinders work in your die cutting machine to make
these images and MORE!
Spellbinders Impressabilities
and much more from LIZ!

*Thank you SFTIO*
Each month, Scrapbooking from the Inside Out’s kits are based on an emotion, covering everything from freedom and gratitude to loss and safety. These kits help you explore every side of yourself - your inner struggles and triumphs, your relationships, and your goals and dreams. Not only does each kit use color, design and symbolism to help you tell a deeper story, but our industry-exclusive FREE Inspiration Page each month provides you with a multimedia support system - including meaningful journaling prompts, a music playlist, quotes, photos and evocative challenges to make your tender heart and creative mind and hands flow.

And last but of course NOT LEAST!

Oops! Almost forgot to show you my prize...only thing is - you don't really get to see the whole prize. You're going to have to trust me. I recently (within the last 18 months) gave up paper scrapping to go digital. So I will be putting together a bunch of stuff to send to my prize winner...I just haven't gotten the chance to pull it all together yet.'s a mere PART of my prize:

Now - head on over to Jody's blog...comment & follow! :)

READY, SET, GO…………………………………..

Like Mother Like Daughter

Okay - it appears to be a Stolen Moments kind of It's Saturday and this is the third post in three days to include Stolen Moments! So's the layout!

Credits go to:
As always, thanks for stopping by!

Friday, October 22, 2010

Stolen Moments Playday

I got a little carried away on the Stolen Moments PlayDay! Besides the one you saw yesterday, I also have these two and did another one using a template of hers! LOL are my layouts - obviously I am just LOVING having Stolen Moments at SBG!

Credits for Falling for you:

Next up is this layout - me and my son Riker...every once in a while he gets to be spotlighted too! Usually you see my daughter - this post is obviously all about the boys!

Credits go to:
And I will show you the template one maybe on Monday. :)

Thursday, October 21, 2010


Stolen Moments is a guest at Scrapbookgraphics this month, but I have always admired her designs! Today is her PlayDay and the Studio Crew has done some AWESOME layouts with her designs! Be sure to hop on over to the blog and view all the creative goodness for yourself!

Credits go to:

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Time Flies

I so LOVE this layout! Sometimes I do layouts and think they're pretty good. Other times I just love them - like this one! My kids - again - from our family photo shoot! I love my half word have picture title...TIME FLIES! And it really does...go hug your little ones!

Credits go to:
Thanks for peeking!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Senior Moment

Senior pictures...a high school tradition! My daughter wanted some untraditional ones - so that include water and I am sure you'll be seeing those soon too. This one I a tree! She looks pretty relaxed in the photo, but she really wasn't! LOL

Credits go to:
As always - thanks for stopping by for a peek today!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Going Down

Unfortunately, Jen Caputo is retiring and leaving Scrapbookgraphics! She is, however, having an AWESOME sale! So if you're a fan of her templates, you should run over t0 SBG and grab what you can while it's still available!!

It's Monday and PlayDay for SBG, so we are honoring Jen today. Here's the layout I did for PlayDay. Be sure to check on the SBG blog to see the layouts from the rest of the crew!

Credits go to: