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Journaling is important too!

Posted by on Jun 29, 2011 in Crafting, Layouts, Uncategorized | 9 comments

Happy Thursday everyone! A few weeks ago- I showed you a layout I did of my grandfather on my mother’s side– but today I wanted to show you another page I have done–of my grandfather on my dad’s side. I am so excited to be documenting all of these old pictures to show my kids and grandkids one day.  This grandfather- I don’t remember well– I was only 1 when he passed away- but, I still treasure the stories I hold of him. I have to admit- while doing this layout– I actually got a little choked up– and I was reminded why I got into scrapbooking in the first place.  Sometimes, those words that choke us up–are exactly the words we need to be writing down for our loved ones down the line to read-and feel.  It gives...

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Guest Designer Jillian

Posted by on Jun 29, 2011 in Uncategorized | 6 comments

Happy Wednesday everyone! I hope you all are having an awesome week!  I am excited to announce this week’s guest designer- Jillian from JillianBean Crafts – I simply adore that Blog name!  It always makes me smile! I am a 22 year old student at the University at Buffalo. I am getting ready to graduate this year, just bought my first house, and just got engaged to my wonderful fiance who I’ve been with for 4 years. I have loved crafting ever since I was little, and am very blessed to be able to have the time (however little) to dedicate to it.   Here’s Jillian’s super cute project! Recipe: Create a Critter cartridge Barn cut at 3.25″ Cow cut a 1″ Grass cut at 0.5″ Cuttlebug Distressed Stripes folder Sentiment from Pink by Design “Take the Cake” stamp...

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A Bundle of a Stamptastic Tuesday

Posted by on Jun 28, 2011 in Uncategorized | 5 comments

Hi everyone and welcome to Stamptastic Tuesday! Today- we have something a little different for you—because we are sharing a WHOLE BUNDLE!  Pink by Design is known for their awesome bundles, to help you get several stamps all at once! The bundle we are showing off today, is Collection 12 which includes the following sentiment stamp sets: Perk Up – A caffeinated crafters dream come true–(right Tana) 😉 ? Red, White &  Blue- Perfect for all of those 4th of July celebrations! Animated Greetings 2 – A set good enough for any bear or mouse! Birthday, Birthday- Who couldn’t use Birthday Wishes galore- it’s the single most crafted type of card made! Vintage Greetings – For that sweet vintage look that covers a whole bunch of occasions!   Here are some of the cards I’ve done with these sets–and...

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Cricut Imagine Credit

Posted by on Jun 27, 2011 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

Okay–I want to share this with you for those of you who purchased a Cricut Imagine between June 1, 2011 and July 31, 2011:   That’s right–you could get a $100 credit– pretty nice huh?  That means free cartridges from Now, I am a little sad–that I am not included in this– because I purchased this at launch–but, I did want to share it with those of you who did purchase it during this time frame.   Here is the link to the Promo and what to do to cash...

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Happy Monday!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2011 in Cards, Crafting, Layouts, Uncategorized | 5 comments

Happy Monday! Let’s start this rainy (well here anyway) Monday with a winner! The winner of the Recipe stamp sets from the Baking Blog Hop is: Shelly, who said “Love the pinwheels and I will definitely be trying the recipe!” Congrats Shelly- please email me at Okay– now onto today’s project…. Here is a layout I did on National Pink Day last week- that I haven’t shared on here yet I used DCWV Lace & Linen Stack, along with some pink tulle, Recollection Chipboard letters, Queen & Co. pearls, PTI buttons and yummy roses. The sentiment comes from the Pink by Design All Girl stamp set Since- I cheated- and used a layout I did last week–I thought I’d give you a few more cards to look at too– These cards came from a card kit from my...

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