Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving...

I wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. I hope your day was blessed and full of great family times and good food. We had a fun day playing games with the kids watched a couple movies and cooked and cooked. Today I am thankful for my husband, kids, family and friends, I am thankful that we have a roof over our heads and everyone is healthy for the most part. What are you thankful for?

With December only a few more days away I wanted to show a couple little peeks of some projects I have been working on with the December Dixie Pieces kit.

Thanks for looking and have a great weekend.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

It's a rainy Tuesday...

It's a rainy Tuesday here in Washington or at least where I am. lol As promised here is a layout and a couple cards that I did over the weekend with the December kits at The Scrapping Spot.

The first one was done with the December Harmonie kit. We change our Christmas tree ornaments every year and I love to document our tree each year. I really love this kit. The papers are great for those "Traditional" pages.



Here are two cards that were done with the December Prudence kit. I just love the colors and all the extras in this kit.
One great thing about these kits is they work really well together. So you can mix and match all the goodies etc.

I hope your weather is better then the weather we are having and if you have snow enjoy it. hehe

thanks for looking

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Friday, November 21, 2008

December kits...

The holidays are yummy at The Scrapping Spot. We've got two kits filled to the brim for YOU! Each kit is only $19.95 You can see them here.


Get into the spirit of the season with the gorgeous Harmonie "Canneberges et Petits Pois" line. These papers will evoke memories of Christmas past with traditional reds and greens, ornaments and fir trees. Wrap your pages in beautiful velvet glitter ribbon, poinsettias, a little bling, glitter words and a wonderful flocked alpha.

Elegant comes to mind with the Crate Paper "Prudence" line. Rich colors of turquoise and moss green, this kit includes velvet brads, swirls of bling, crepe paper ribbon, glitter borders and an assortment of glitter die cuts.

AND, November 21st to November 30th, EVERYTHING (except for December kits) is ON SALE! Stock up!

FREE SHIPPING ON BLACK FRIDAY ONLY! Use code NOVSHIP to receive free shipping ONLY on Friday, November 28.

Happy Holidays from TSS!

I will be posting some projects with these kits over the weekend. Till then. Happy Friday.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Ad this challange

This week at Ad this is an amazing ad with a new twist. One of my favorites... Liquid medium. Oh how I love to use paint... There are some really wicked things you can do with paint and Clear Scraps Acrylic.... Here is the ad. Cool huh.




Here is my take on the ad...


Products used:
Clear Scraps 8x8 bookstand
Clear Scraps Arrows
Making Memories paint (Lagoon, Evergreen and cranberry)
Black Magic Mesh
American Crafts Thickers and Rub-ons
Hambly rub-ons
Magistical Memories Chipboard crown frame
Prima felt die cut trim
Fancy Pants Rub-ons and chipboard alpha
K and Co butterfly
Zig white paint pen
Little Davis Designs circle chipboard
Flower Etsy find
Ranger Ice Stickles
My Minds Eye Gems

Thanks for looking and I hope you join in on the ad challenge for a chance to win an awesome prize from The scrapping Spot.


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Friday, November 14, 2008

It's been a sketchy kind of week.

Well with all the rain I have been motivated to scrap, scrap and scrap some more. LOL I have been busy with the November Kit from I am a Scrapaholic. It's a fab Winter/Christmas kit. Get's ya started on those winter layouts and Christmas cards. I already showed you my Winter Wonderland mini book I did with the kit... Here are a couple other projects I have done that I can show you. hehe

The layout is based off of this sketch from Anna Bowkis at Pencil lines


My card is based off of this sketch from 2 sketches for you by Kazan


I have another layout, card and altered cd tin done with this kit but they are scheduled to go up on the site throughout the month..

Thanks for looking.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

In the Christmas spirit???

So are you in the Christmas spirit yet? Yes I know Thanksgiving isn't here yet but there are only a few weeks left for Christmas shopping.. hehe I have started going through my Christmas ornaments from last year and remembered I took a few photos of my favorite ones. So dug out those photos and just had to sit down and scrap and I have the most amazing kit that I got in the mail on Monday that was perfect for it. So I sat down and did my thing and I'm so happy that I did because I just love the way the layout turned out. It's a 6x12 layout for my All about me album. (you can click the photo for a larger view)

I just love all these amazing Christmas themed kits in November. It sure helps you get started on mini albums or creating layouts from last years photos and cards for this year.

If you like what you see you can grab this kit at A Kiss on the Chic

Isn't it gorgeous... I just love it. She has a few other kits that you may also enjoy. Her Thanksgiving inspired kit is just amazing as well.

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Monday, November 10, 2008

Challenge #2...

Challenge #2 is up at Ad this.

Here is the new Ad and the twist is you must use some kind of fabric on your layout...

Be sure to post a link on the Ad this blog to your layout for a chance to win the prize package this week. If you love vintage lace and ribbon you will love the prize.

Here is my take on the ad. I turned it on it's side and went to town. My fabric is the dark brown leaf applique.


Products used:
Cosmo Cricket pattern papers
Fancy Pants "lots a Letters" chipboard
Dark brown leaf "The Scrapping Spot November kit"
buttons
Label maker
brown pen

Thanks for looking

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Saturday, November 08, 2008

Rain rain go away...

Well we are still getting a lot of rain and the river down the road from the house should be cresting soon... what does that mean. Well people who live with it in their back yard will have some serious problems. We are do to get rain to at least Tuesday. I'm not sure how Wednesday is suppose to be but I hope the rain dies soon. lol

With it raining a lot I have got a lot of Scrapping done lately.

Here is a mini album that I completed with the November kits at I am a scrapaholic.

You can click on each photo for a bigger look. Sorry the photos aren't all that great the lighting in my house isn't that great. To see close up photos check out the I am a scrapaholic gallery


Products used:

Scrap Kit:
SEI Alpine Frost PP , CS and Buttons
IAAS chipboard trees.
Kasier Crafts "Wonder" Rhinstones

Addict Kit:
American Crafts Remarks Clear Journaling Stickers (Brown)
Melissa Frances Paper Mache' Foldout Book

Therapy Kit
Bo Bunny Oh Christmas Tree Rub-ons
Kasier Pewter Pearls

Card Kit:
Ribbon

Little Pill:
Kaiser Holly Swirl Wood Flourishes

Other:

Ranger Alcohol Inks Stream & Ice stickles
Masquepen
Creative impressions felt snowflakes and brads
Stamping up ink
Copic markers
Making Memories Epoxy & glitter Brads



Thanks for looking



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Monday, November 03, 2008

Ad this...

Check out a new challenge blog all about using AD's as your inspiration.

Ad This
Here is the first Ad.

Love the whole feel of it and totally funky....

Here is my take on the ad...


Products used:
Clear Scraps Large Deco Squars
Hambly overlays and rub-ons
American Crafts paper and thickers
Jenni Bowlin paper, Rub-ons
7 Gypsies stickers
Heidi Swapp bling crowns
MME gems
Love Elsie fabric Paper
Helmar liquid scrap dots

Be sure to check out the blog for the other takes on the Ad who knows you could just win this....


By this weeks sponsor:

A Kiss on the Chic


Check out the A kiss on the Chic Blog for more photos, updates and exciting news.

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Sunday, November 02, 2008

November Kits at The Scrapping Spot

The November kits at The Scrapping Spot are amazing...

Harmonie

WRMK Nonsense
If you click on the photo of the kit it will take you directly to The Scrapping Spot site to purchase it and check out that price....

I received the WRMK Nonsense kit this month.

Here are a few items I have done with the kit.

For more inspiration be sure to check out The Scrappin Spot Blog for some amazing projects, tips etc from the design team plus be sure to check out the November DT Gallery for more inspiration on these kits.


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Saturday, November 01, 2008

Design team Call...

Tracy of the Clear Scraps DT asked us gals to help get the word out so you know me I am always helping spread the word...

Have you heard of Helmar???? If not you are soooooooooooooo going to be soooooo glad that I am pointing you in this direction. I have had the pleasure to play with some Helmar products and all I have to say is AMAZING.... The liquid scrap dots omg where do I start... This item is fab. can you imagine scrap dots in a tube??? yup ladies and gents that is just what it is. Dimensional dots in a tube.. hehe Make your projects pop with a squeeze. The craft glue is just as amazing. Dries clear and I have yet to have it get clogged... Love that. Ok ok enough of that as I could go on forever about Helmar Adhesives. Here is the real news yall want to know...

I took this info straight from Tracy's blog....

I am so excited to announce the Helmar USA Design Team Call! Helmar Australia is coming to America! Have you had dreams of adhesives turning up on your doorstep? Than this team is for you! Here are the official details.

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HELMAR USA DESIGN TEAM CALL

2008-2009

Helmar Australia, the leading manufacturer of adhesives in Australia is coming to America! Have you had dreams at night that adhesives would land on your doorstep? Well, that dream can come true....Helmar Australia wants YOU to become a member of our USA Design Team!

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated scrappers and paper crafters to serve a six-month term beginning December 1, 2008. (Continuation of the term will be determined by both parties at the end of six months.)

As a Design Team member, you will receive:

*Advance releases of products!

Adhesives!

*Endorsement fees for published layouts and projects!

*Payment for projects used for trade shows!

Design Team members are required to complete a minimum of three projects each month, to be uploaded to our website. Members are asked to submit their monthly Helmar projects for possible publication in crafting magazines and idea books. Members will also complete special projects as requested by Helmar to be used for trade shows, catalogs, promotional items, and various other venues.

Interested applicants should send the following in a single email:

1. Name, address, daytime & evening phone numbers, and email address (US and Canadian applicants only, please)

2. Short biography

3. Links to any on-line galleries and/or blog

4. List of other design teams in which you are currently or were previously a member

5. A brief paragraph stating why you would like to be a member of our Design Team

6. Three example projects (layouts or paper crafting items) no larger than 150k each – Make sure to list any special adhesive techniques used.

Please submit the above information to helmarusadt@helmarusa.com by November 15th. No late entries will be accepted. The new Design Team members will be announced on our website on November 30th.

For additional information on our products, visit our website at www.helmarusa.com

So what are you still doing here??? go NOW and submit...

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