Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Elle's Studio Sketch

Elle's Studio started posting their sketch again!! I have to say their sketches are by far one of my favorite!! The designs are so easy to work with and are my style.

Here is the sketch:

And here is my take. I used some paper had left over from the January "Sew Charming" kit from The Paper Bakery. And of course many Elle's tags!

I used one from the Lil' Snippets for my journaling. Love those cute lil' things!

This banner is from the Birthday pendants but I thought it was perfect for this.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Winter Wonderland

Today we got our first snow of 2012! We ended up with 5 inches! Brian took the day off and took the kids sledding. They had so much fun! And I got some fun pictures!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Take Twelve Layout

Good Morning!! Today I wanted to share with you my Take Twelve layout. When I started taking my pictures in the morning, and realized I had so many taking just of the kids getting ready for school, is when I decided to document a before and after school day. The kids actually enjoyed (for once) me taking their pictures all morning.

Here is my layout: I went with my own "sketch".

I did use the journaling card on page 63 of the Take Twelve Inspiration Kit.

I love how that stripe of paper says "bus stop" and it just happen I was putting in by the bus picture.

As you can see I used some Cosmo Cricket Upcycle". I love using up paper!!

Thank you so much stopping by and remember if you did a Take Twelve layout to link it HERE for a chance to win!!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Burlap & Buttercups January Kit

Today I wanted to share the new Burlap & Buttercups new January kit! This kit is a great kit to start a new year!

This is my 2012 mini album. I used a few Hambly overlays and twine from my stash. The rest is the kit. I plan to add pictures as the year goes.

This is my challenge layout. The challenge is ti use banners. If want to play along just make a layout using banners and link it to the comments on the B&B blog and you could win a $15 GC!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

The Paper Bakery January Kits

The Paper Bakery revealed their kits today!! And let me just say WOW there gorgeous!! I love the names of these kits! There is not many left so go grab yours quick!!

January Project Kit "Life is Sweet"

January Add-On Kit "Sew Charming"

Here is a project I made with the add-on kit. I will be giving a tutorial next week on how I made this.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Getting Ready for Tomorrow

Everyone have their camera ready?? I so excited to get started on my picture taking! I have the battery charged and the ideas are flowing. And I just want to share the Team post is up on the Ella Publishing Blog!!


Ok so I just went to Random.org and put the number 20 and it came back saying #19 won!!! So let me go see who that was......It's Aimee Kidd!! Congrats Aimee email at brian_gutshall16647_yahoo.com and I will give you the code.

I hope you all have your cameras ready for tomorrow!! I can't wait to see what you take!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Ella Publishing Take Twelve Giveaway!!!!

So who is ready to to Take Twelve?? And by take twelve I mean pictures! The goal of the 2012 Take Twelve Project is to take 12 photos on the 12th day of each month for a full 12 months—and scrapbook them! You can join in the fun any month of the year, but we hope you'll join in starting January 12. Get the scoop at Ella Publishing. You can do this how ever you choose hour by hour, just any picture that captures your heart, or do a day in the life of. The possibilities are endless!

Well this starts Thursday January 12!! So who's in?? Well if you haven't bought it yet...I get to give one of these amazing kits away! Already purchased the kit? we will give you a refund if you win. Leave a comment below and I will pick a winner Jan. 10 at 9pm est. I hope you will take this journey with me on capturing those everyday moments.

Friday, January 6, 2012

These are the Simple Things & Some Ella News

Yay I got another Sketchy Thursdays sketch done! I captured this cute picture the other night while my hubby and Hannah were snoring away on the couch. Title read "These are the Simple Thing". And as you will see I used my wonderful Hambly Studio supplies. And I must say I can't get enough of them. If you haven't tried them you must!! (Just saying ;) )

And before I go I wanted to share some exciting news...I'm going to be part of the New Ella Publishing Take Twelve Team!!! I'm so excited for this amazing opportunity!

Thanks so much for stopping by!!

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Sketchy Thursday + Hambly Studio = Cuteness

So this year one of my scrappy goals is to not only do the Sketchy Thursday layouts but to post them on time lol! I find myself doing them but then it is too late to post it. So this year I'm going to try to get at least 3 a month done on time :) And what better way to you a sketch then with my wonderful Hambly Studio supplies! I seriously just love working with their products!

This is miss Hannah eating a cupcake over New Year's. And as you can see she enjoyed it very much!!

Don't you just love that little bird?!

I used some Jenni Bowlin paint and October Afternoon mist. And I love that yellow Hambly overlay!

Some washi tape and cute cupcake overlay.

Thanks for taking the time to have a look :-)