Sunday, October 24, 2021

Lasting Memories Layout Challenge #571 ~ Famous Designers ~ Vicki Boutin

 Hello Scrapbooking Friends!!


Today is the start of a new challenge over on the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge.  For the month of October we will be using Famous Designers to inspire our layouts.  Each week we will introduce one of our favorite designers and give samples of their work.  You can choose to use their paper and products or adopt their style for your layout.  You can even feel free to "scrap lift" one of thier layouts that we share here.    For this week we are using Vicki Boutin for inspiration.  



Use Vicki Boutin products or adopt her style.  Vicki tends to use bold colors, florals, butterflies, circles/color wheels, hearts, and lots of mixed media.  Here's a couple examples of Vicki's layouts:








Here is my layout for LM Challenge #571 ~ Vicki Boutin:




This layout is of Jenna's dog Scooby!  He is such a playful dog!  For this layout I used Vicki Boutin paper and some Mrs. Grossman Metallic Heart stickers.  I cut out his name using Heidi Swapp alphabet dies.


Now hop on over to the Lasting Memories Challenge Blog to see what the Design Team have created for this challenge.


Thanks for stopping by!!

Lori

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Peace On Earth Christmas Challenge #2



Hello Blogging Friends!!


 Today is the start of a new challenge over on the Peace On Earth Christmas Challenge Blog ~ Challenge #2.


Here is my card for the Peace On Earth Christmas Challenge #2:



Ingredients:

Creative Expressions Warmest Wishes Die
My Favorite Things Die-Namics Frame
Stamperia Pink Christmas paper
Pink paper
White card stock

For this A2 card I started out by making the card base with some White card stock.  I took some Pink paper and the My Favorite Things Die-Namics frame and cutting that out and adding it to the base of the card.  I took the Stamperia Pink Christmas paper and cut that to fit onto the Pink frame.  I took more Pink paper and the Creative Expressions Warmest Wishes Die and cut that out twice, layered them on top of each other and added them to the card.

Here is the Inspiration Board for this challenge:



Please be sure to hop on over to the Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge to see what the Design Team have created!


I am entering this card in the Jingle Belles "I'm Dreaming of a Pink Christmas"






Thanks for stopping by!


Lori

Friday, October 15, 2021

Dies R Us Challenge #179 ~ Anything Goes using any brand of die that DRU sells

 Hello Blogging Friends!!


Today is the 15th of October and that means that a new Dies R Us Challenge starts today ~ Dies R Us Challenge #179 ~ Anything Goes using a brand of die the DRU sells.


Here is my card for DRU Challenge #179:



Ingredients:

Lawn Fawn Pumpkin House Dies
White card stock
Green Paper
 Blue Marble Paper
Neenah Solar White paper
Yellow paper
Black paper
Black ink
Copic markers

For this A2 card I started by making the base of the card with some White card stock.  I took some Blue Marble paper and added that to the card base.  I took some Green paper and the Lawn Fawn Grassy Hillside die and cut the grass out and added it to the card base.  I took some Neenah Solar White paper and stamped the Mice and Leaves from the Lawn Fawn You Autumn Know stamp set, colored them in with Copic markers and then cut them out with the coordinating Lawn Fawn You Autumn Know dies.  I took the Lawn Fawn Pumpkin House dies and paper scraps and cut out all the different pieces of the Pumpkin, pieced it all together and added it to the card base.  I took the Mice and Leaves and added them to the card and took some Black ink along with the sentiments from the Lawn Fawn You Autumn Know Stamp set and stamped it across the top of the card.

Don't forget to check our Sister Store in Canada with warehouses in USA & Canada called Didi Crafts.


I hope you will come and join in the fun at the Dies R Us Challenge Blog.  There's a new challenge theme offered on the 1st and 15th of each month and one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive a gift voucher prize to the Dies R Us Store.  For your convenience, all the important Dies R Us links are provided below.


Thursday, October 14, 2021

Two Old Bats Halloween Mid~Month Reminder

 Hello My Ghoulish Friends!!


Well here we are at the middle of October and that means I am here today with a reminder card for the Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge for October!


Here is my reminder card:



Ingredients:

Sugar Pea Designs Zombies Sentiment stamps
My Creative Time Pumpkin dies
Your Next Stamps Spider Web dies
White card stock
Burlap paper
Orange paper
Green paper
Black Glittter paper
Copic markers
Black ink

For this A2 card I started by making the base of the card with White card stock.  I took the Burlap paper and added that to the card.  I die cut a bunch of pumpkins with Orange and Green paper and added them to the bottom of the card.  I took another piece of White paper and the Prickley Pear Dancing Skeleton stamp set Black ink and stamped the images onto the paper, colored them in with Copic markers and that fussy cut them out and added them to the card.  I took a piece of Black Glitter paper and the Your Next Stamp set and cut out two cobwebs to add to the top corners of the card.

Now hop on over to the Two Old Bats Halloween Blog and enter a card!


Hope this card sends some shivers down your spine!!  I hope you will join us for this challenge!!


Thanks for stopping by!

Lori

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Lasting Memories Layout Challenge #569 - Famous Designers - Paige Evans

 Hello Scrapbooking Friends!!


Today is the start of a new challenge over on the Lasting Memories Layout Challenge.  For the month of October we will be using Famous Designers to inspire our layouts.  Each week we will introduce one of our favorite designers and give samples of their work.  You can choose to use their paper and products or adopt their style for your layout.  You can even feel free to "scrap lift" one of their layouts that we share here.    For this week we are using Paige Evans for inspiration.  



Use Paige Evans products, a Paige Evans cut file or adopt her style.  Paige tends to use rainbow colors,  cut files, repeating patterns or shapes, lots of fussy cut elements and hand or machine stitching.  Here's a couple examples of Paige's layouts:







Here is my layout for LM Challenge #569 ~ Paige Evans:




This layout is of my youngest kitty Tux.
 For this layout I used a piece of Paige Evans Bloom Street Collection 12 x 12 paper.  I doubled matted my photo with two colors of green paper and placed the photo in the center of the paper.  I took some Pinkfresh Rainbow Puffy stickers and placed them around the photo.


Now hop on over to the Lasting Memories Challenge Blog to see what the Design Team have created for this challenge.


Thanks for stopping by!!

Lori

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Pumpkin Spice Junkie

 Hello Blogging Peeps!


Today I have this fun Pumpkin card to share with you!  I couldn't wait to get the Trinity Stamps Boo Brew die cuts to get to make some cards!  



Ingredients:

Neenah Desert Storm Paper
Black Paper 
Orange Paper
White Paper
Green Paper
Black Glitter Paper
Black ink

For this A2 card I started by making the base of the card with a piece of Neenah Desert Storm paper.  I took a piece of paper from the Graphic 45 Midnight Tales Collection, inked the edges with Black ink and added that to the base of the card. I took the Trinity Stamps Boo Brew die set and some other papers to make the Brew Pumpkin cup and added it to a piece of Black paper, used a Creative Memories corner rounder and added that to the card.  I took the Not 2 Shabby Pumpkin Spice Junkie pendant and added that to the card.

I am entering this card in the following Challenges:




Caffeine Fueled Paper Play Challenge





Double Trouble Challenge #94 ~ Fall Garland Inspiration



Use Your Stuff Challenge #433 ~ A Double Trouble Collaboration


Thanks for stopping by!!

Lori

Friday, October 8, 2021

CAUTION

 Hello Blogging Friends!!


I have a funky Halloween card to share with you today!!



Ingredients:

Stampers Anonymous Rest in Peace stamp

Kat Scrappiness Distressed Edge Rectangle die

Dies to Die for Caution Tape Border die set

Neenah Desert Storm Paper

Black paper

Black ink

Distress Grit Paste

Copic markers 

Tim Holtz Spiderweb Stencil


For this A2 card I started by making the card base with a piece of Neenah Desert Storm paper.  I took another piece of Desert Storm paper, some Black ink and the Stampers Anonymous Rest in Peace stamp and stamped that onto the paper.  I took the Kat Scrappiness Distressed Edge Rectangle die and cut that out.  I took the Tim Holtz Spiderweb Stencil and stenciled over the skull.  I took some Distress Grit Paste and added that around the edges.  After that was dry I attached it to some Black paper and then added that to the card base.  I took some Yellow paper and the Dies to Die For Caution Tape Border die and cut that out, I trimmed it down and added some Black paper behind it and added that to the top left corner of the card.  I had a lot of fun making this card, I hope you enjoy it!!


Thanks for stopping by!

Lori