Monday, June 27, 2011

                                 Happy June everyone!!!!!

I have been busy busy busy trying to prepare for my cross country trek to Iowa with the Family!!! I have been working on several projects that will be given as gifts as well as thank yous.

I have also been busy meeting lots and lots of new scrapbooking friends on Facebook.

One of the new friends that I have is: Xochitl Zoe Aparicio-Sanchez.  She has a dynamite blog that you all should go and look at.  She has some wonderful ideas and crafts. 
The link is:
This is part of her "Blog Hop" and I so love to do these... Many things to learn yet.

I have also been doing some challenges for several websites.  I would like to share some of these with you.

This particular challenge was called "Celebration". I chose to share a layout of my Fathers 75th birthday Celebration.  I didn't have a Cricut cartridge with a cupcake or cake in it, so I googled cupcake... and this is what I found in the images...Printed out, cut it apart, and then pieced it together to make my cuppie cake!! :)

This challenge was called "Lazy Days of Summer"  through again Scrapbook Rooms on FB... I chose to use photograph and the theme of arriving in Mackinac Island.  We went there for my Parents 50th wedding anniversary and had the time of our lives...What a marvelous vacation to spend with family!!! ♥

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

New Layouts and Projects

I have been busy working on projects that will be going with me to Iowa in July.  Anniversary presents, wedding presents, baby albums and also just BIG thank you gifts... I want to share a few of them with you.

I have also just won my first scrapbook layout challenge and I want to share that with you as well.

This is my layout that I won an I-Rock tool 

This is the tool, and it comes with the embellishments as well.

I have also been working on a scrapbook just for myself and it is coming together very well.

I just made an "Explosion Box" for the first time and it turned out so cute.  I didn't realize that they were so time consuming, but they are so pretty when they are done.  They can be used for weddings and other occasions where you would put photos in OR you can embellish them and put treats in them. I chose to embellish mine and I will keep in on my desk as a reminder if the time that it took to make my first one.

If you wish to make one this is the link that I used to get the information for mine...

Try making one of these...It is a challenge and so much fun to coordinate beautiful papers with embellishments.

Well, for another time, may you all have a blessed day and good night for today... ♥