Thursday, May 28, 2015

"We are the Crazy Ones"

I love the song, "We are the Crazy Ones" by Stellar Revival and I finally had the right picture to use the title and lyrics for. Do you know the song, if not here is a link to the video for it from You Tube.

Pretty awesome song, and hey if Steve Jobs could market for Apple using the slogan "Here's to the Crazy Ones, " I figure I am covered either way. ;-)

This layout was fairly simple to put together and a lot of fun too!

For the left side of the layout, print a photo to 8.5 x 11 inches, add journaling to it in Photoshop Elements and print it out.

For the title page, stamp the title using black Memento Ink and let it dry for a few minutes. Watercolor in the letters and let dry again for thirty minutes or so. Sprinkle various embellishments throughout the page until you find an arrangement you like. Adhere embellishments using glue dots.

I hope you liked this layout. What have you been creating lately. Anyone else having fun using watercolors or making layouts using rainbow colors? I would love to hear from you. Thank you for stopping by. Until next time...

Happy Scrappin'



Sunday, May 24, 2015

It's Good to Be Home Scrapbook Layout

Who loves making similar kinds of layouts again and again? I do (she says waving both hands in the air like a crazy person.) I have thing for bits of patterned paper, always have, always will. Patterned paper was and will always be my first love (at least when it comes to scrapbooking supplies.)

I have another layout to share today. This one was created using bits of patterned papers from the Studio Calico Far Far Away Kit. I think I may have actually incorporated fourteen different papers for this layout--a new record!

This layout was super simple to create, which basically sums up all of my scrapbooking these days. If it takes longer than an hour to finish the bulk of it, it's just not going to happen.

I love grid designs, and simple clean lines on my layouts. Every layout I create is about the story and what I want to remember from the photographs I choose, the embellishing is the icing on the story-telling cake. I also have a thing for stars and wood veneer, so yeah most of my projects incorporated most (if not all) of those things and I am perfectly okay with that. I don't have to re-invent the wheel to have fun, I just have to be me to enjoy the memory-keeping process. A few strategically placed embellishments, some stitching, some white space, and BAM.....completed layout!

Do you have any repeated techniques or supplies that you love to use again and again? Are you a story teller as well? I would love to hear your thoughts.

Thank you for stopping by today. I will be back soon with another layout to share. Have a fabulous weekend!



Saturday, May 23, 2015

Three Layouts using the Studio Calico Carolina Moon Scrapbook Kit

Happy Saturday!

Just popping in to say a quick hi and to share three layouts I made with the Carolina Moon Scrapbook Kit. I used largely the kit, a few embellishments here and there, and some papers from the Crate Paper Craft Market collection (for the pink layout.)

I had a lot of fun making these, and felt like I am getting my groove back, and having so much fun.

Thanks for looking,



Saturday, May 9, 2015

Elle's Studio May 2015 Release

Hello. A new monthly kit by Elle's Studio has been released today. Normally the kit is released on the 10th of the month, but this month it is a day early (because of Mother's Day.) In celebration of the holiday the kit is a discounted price of $9.99 all weekend long. Afterwards it will be $11.99, so make sure to pick one up this weekend.

These are the projects I made using the May kit.

For this Project Life layout I used the May kit, the adorable exclusive stamp set for May, 
the Cienna stickers and die cuts, Let Love Shine wood veneer card from the Shine 
collection, woodgrain letter and number stickers, and some wood veneer 
and enamel dots from my stash.

This Father's Day card was made using the May kit and
 some papers from the Cienna collection.

Additionally, Elle's Studio also has an adorable exclusive Good Day stamp set, printables, and digital cut files for May that coordinates beautifully with the kit.

I really enjoyed working with this kit and the stamp set. Make sure to stop by Elle's Studio before they sell out. Thank you for stopping by today.