PLEASE TAKE THE TIME to do an inventory of your home! A FIRE can destroy your life in a flash. I would HATE to have ANYONE go through what I am going through!!

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Lasting Memories Challenge #49 Christmas in July

HOWDY ALL!

It's Christmas in July over at Lasting Memories this week! Here is my layout:
I used Imaginisce Polar Expression Paper and embellies. The rest is from my stash. It has been YET ANOTHER WILD WEEK!! So, THANKS BUNCHES for stopping by and I sure hope you play along with us over at Lasting Memories this week!


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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

SOS-Challenge 10

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Buttons, Blooms and Banana's is the challenge this week over at Shopping Our Stash! So, gather up those odd buttons and blooms that you have and put them to work! You can use them in a new way or an old one, or dig out any vegetable and/or fruit themed stamps, papers and embellies.

I have had LOTS of FUN this month being a Guest DT Member this month over at SOS and I will be joining in on all the upcoming challenges!! LOVE to use what I got!!

For this layout, I chose to use some buttons and blooms that I have had FOREVER!! These flowers were from a Hawaiian garland that my daughter had and didn't want anymore so I took the flowers off and knew I could use them. So, I finally dug them and out and used them on this layout of my Granddaughter. We were in my hubby's truck and he has this OLD pair of sunglasses and she put them on and said "Look Me-Ma, I am the NEW OZZY!!" LOL!! So of course, I had to take a picture. hehe

I am also using this for the Grid or EVERY Color of the Rainbow Challenge over at The Paper Variety.

I used a NEW to ME technique by making the background paper. I used Acrylic paints and bubble wrap. I painted the bubble wrap and them smashed it on the piece of purple paper. I LOVE how it turned out! Definitely a little on the MESSY side, but I had FUN!! Can you tell it is in a grid pattern? I should have taken a pic of just the paper, but I forgot! LOL!

THANKS BUNCHES for stopping by and taking a look!

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Lasting Memories Challenge #48

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This week it's "All About The Title" over at Lasting Memories! I made this title page for a friend's daughters album and decided to use it!

Here is a close-up of the title. I reverse cut the 3 layers to make it look like their names were written in the sand, and I just LOVE how it turned out:

and here is a close-up of the flowers. I cut them with MTC and then added stickles to bling them up:
I hope you play along with us this week over at Lasting Memories! Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by and taking a look.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Blog Candy Giveaway!



HOWDY ALL!

My friend, Abby, has this AWESOME Blog Candy up for grabs!

LOOK AT ALL THESE STAMPS!!
*DROOL*

Head over to Abby's Blog and check out this Candy!
THANKS BUNCHES for stopping by and GOOD LUCK !

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Shopping Our Stash-Technique Turn Back

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This week over at Shopping Our Stash the Challenge is Technique Turn Back!

Do you have some supplies gathering dust for a "special" technique that you haven't used in a while (or ever)? Perhaps some stencils, quilling, alcohol inks, shaving cream backgrounds, brayer techniques, melted crayon backgrounds, microfine glitter and score-tape, even coloring with a different medium than you usually use? WELL, NOW IS THE TIME to DUST OFF those supplies and create something NEW!! You aren't limited to these suggestions, but be sure to tell what technique you are using.

I decided to "dust off" my heart punch! I have gotten so used to cutting EVERYTHING with my Cricut, so I had LOTS of fun punching hearts and making this wedding gown embellishment.

Here is the layout:
and here is a close-up of the dress I made with heart punches and then of course I used some stickles to make it sparkle:

Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by and taking a look! I hope you play along with us this week over at Shopping Our Stash!

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

My Little Helper

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I got to SCRAP yesterday and completed 7 pages!! I AM SO HAPPY!! Here is one of the layouts I used the sketch over at Sketches in Thyme and am also using it for the photo inspiration over at The Paper Variety.

Here is the sketch, I kinda flipped it and this is one of those sketches I kinda seen my own way:
and here is the photo inspiration:
as you can see I went with the Black and White and added just a little touch of red:
Here is a close up of my silverware that I cut from the Kitchen cart:
and HOW could I resist THIS FACE? She said, "Me-Ma, take my picture!"!! She is such a HAM!!
The paper is from CTMH that I received from some Blog Candy that I won. The Chipboard letters are from Basic Grey. All the other paper, buttons and twine is from my stash!

Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by and taking a look!

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Lasting Memories Challenge #47-Distress

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The Challenge this week over at Lasting Memories is to Distress! Now there are SEVERAL different ways you can distress and Karen has them posted on the LM Blog! I chose just to use distress inks to make each of my different papers {POP}.

These papers are MME and are from a Glittered Stack. The tag is from MME and is from the Breaking Free Line. The Rub-On is also from MME and is from the Laundry Line. Buttons and Twine from my stash.

I sure hope you play along with us this week at Lasting Memories! Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by and taking a look!

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Shopping Our Stash-Out With The Old

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This week the challenge over at Shopping Our Stash is Out with the Old or In with the New!

I chose to do a layout using these paper from the Dream Street Sam Collection. I have had them FOREVER, but I thought the owls went well with the pic of my Hubby and our Hooters Waitress.

I hope you play along with us this week. Please make sure you post if you are using your oldest or your newest stash! Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by.

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Sunday, July 10, 2011

WINNER and Lasting Memories Challenge #46-Mosaic

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This week the challenge over at Lasting Memories is to create a Mosaic! UNFORTUNATELY, I don't have ANYTHING to share. Time just got away from me, but I will be making one and sharing it with you later!

I do have a winner from the comments last week. I used Random.org and it chose #6! CONGRATULATIONS to ASHLEY!!
Ashley said...

What a cute album, Kim! Great job! I LOVE the kit you're giving away!


I hope you all play along this week with Lasting Memories! Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by!

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Shopping Our Stash Guest DT


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I was SO HAPPY to be asked to be a Guest Design Team Member for the month of July over at Shopping Our Stash!

This week the challenge is to use something you received in a swap, a RAK, won, a card kit or page kit, flower kit, etc.

I have had this tag since last year, and I received it from Stacy over at The Scrapbooking Cottage in an order that I had placed. I just LOVED it and decided that I would use it on a layout of my Daughter and Daughter-in-Law that I took on Christmas Eve. They were showing the kids how to sit in front of the tree and smile pretty for Me-Ma! LOL!

I used this sketch from Artful Delight:
and here is my layout:

I just LOVE how it turned out. Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by and taking a look! I hope you play along with Shopping Our Stash and Artful Delight!

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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Lasting Memories Challenge #45 Summer Album

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This week the challenge over at Lasting Memories is to make a Summer Themed Album! Here is my album:



This was SUPER EASY to make, it just used 1 piece of 12 x 12 DCWV paper and the instructions can be found HERE!
Do you like Blog Candy? Well, this week, I have some Red, White & Blue Candy to give away to ONE LUCKY Follower. Here is what I have up for grabs:
This is a 12 x 12 kit that contains 8-12 x 12 papers, 57 Stickers, 18 Cardstock Punch-outs, 26 chipboard letters and 2 Layered Embellishments.

To be in the running to get this please become a follower of my blog and leave a comment letting me know, if you are already a follower let me know that. Several of the Lasting Memories DT has Blog Candy so make sure you check them all out!

Thanks BUNCHES for stopping by and taking a look I sure hope you play along this week with us at Lasting Memories!
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