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Hi Beautiful!

These little dancing girls from Picket Fence Studios Sweet Dear Friend make me smile! I paired them with 2 large sentiment dies, also from Picket Fence Studios, Ways to Say Hello & Ways to Say Beautiful. I stamped the words and used my Brother Scan & Cut to trim out the image and headlines and pop them up with foam tape. Thanks for looking!

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Lawn Fawn Wonderful Winter Challenge #43

I needed a “Congrats on Your Great News/Baby” type card and loved the soft colors in this month’s Lawn Fawn Challenge. I used the Double Slider Surprise and Little Bundle Stamps. I used Moonstone and Manatee inks. I wanted to keep the little images neutral so I used a C-0 Copic marker to add some details to the clothing. I also used the soft gray patterned paper in the Knit Picky paper pack. Thanks for looking!

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Neat & Tangled Throwdown Gift Wrap Ensemble

This challenge came at a hectic time of the year but with the thought of the entire January product line as top prize…well, I totally had to enter! This company seriously has some fabulous products and love that they are located practically in my backyard!

I started out with plain white wrapping paper and stamped a pattern with the adorable Christmas Pageant Kids. Then I made a belly band wrap with pink cardstock and used the Merry and Bright die as a cut out. The 3D Christmas tree with the little boy as the star added some dimension.

I love the color scheme of the patterned paper from My Mind’s Eye. It’s actually the Love Me line from 2011, which is Valentines Day themed! Being able to use some of my scrapbooking stash makes me happy.

I colored the Christmas Pageant Kids with Copic Markers used them for a cute treat box/gift card holder, which fits 5 Hershey Kisses perfectly as well as a gift card. 

The gift tag was made with the same patterned paper, Christmas Pageant Kids and Merry & Bright die. I created the  little ornament girl as 3D element and I like it so much I am going to make more as ornaments for my nieces.

Lumberjack Love Gift Wrap

Gift Wrap Challenge — The Sequel

The Lumberjack Love stamp set is one of my favorites. A while back I went hatchet throwing with my girlfriends and afterwards sent them all a card with the axe wielding lumberjack, who I made a lumberjane.

The bottle wrap is corrugated cardboard. I made a tag that has a little pocket (it’s kind of hard to see) that holds a gift card to a local BYOB restaurant. I didn’t want the lumberjack to look like he was going to harm his friend, so I put a tree in his hands to cover the axe!

The treat bag has the little bear sitting on top of the chipboard “joy”, with the lumberjack kids popped up on the bottom.

The little gift box has a belly band of corrogated cardboard and the plaid paper. The gift tag is an ornament die cut from an old Quickutz set. I used a wood embossing folder as a background to the Merry & Bright die cut.

I had so much fun creating this gift wrap ensemble! Thanks for taking the time to take a look!

Lawn Fawn Winter Holiday Challenge #42

Love these Lawn Fawn Challenges as well as all their products! I wanted to make a card for their grandmom whose annual Christmas gift always included footie pajamas! Last year she revisited that tradition—so much fun! I used my new double surprise slider, Snowy Night background die, Knitpicky paper pack and Merry Christmas die.

12 Tags of Christmas Sequel

For my second tag I was inspired by Healther Meeson and Lisa Spangler and their black and white color scheme. I again went into my scrapbooking stash of yore and found some great black and white Christmas paper from Me & My Big Ideas. Again using my Quikuts Revolution Holiday dies. Nice & Simple. Also loving the snowflake dies from Gina Marie!

12 Tags of Christmas

I had a great time finding inspiration from the wonderful ladies on Ellen Hutson’s 12 Days of Christmas.  I chose Tag #6  (Carly Tee Minner and Laurel Beard) I created my “Lumberjack Love” tag with the adorable stamp set from Neat and Tangled and a Darice embossing folder with woodgrain. For the tag itself, I was digging into my ancient stash of Quikuts Revolution Holiday dies from 2008. Yep! Hooray for craft supply hoarding.

Jumping in with both feet

I’ve been wanting to start this blog thing for a while. I’ve watched dozens of Youtube videos and I’m still not sure if this is going to work. Judging by my past experiences with Instagram and Snapchat, I’m not confident.

Anyway, it was a great week. A scrapbook page I created using Lawn Fawn You Are Sublime stamps was featured on their Lawn Fawnatics Challenge page!