Sunday, April 29, 2012

1st Birthday LO

I decided to make a LO for a Birthday challenge over at Club CK. I like to make LO for special events such as birthdays & other holidays. This ended up being a 2 page LO because I have so many pictures of my DS 1st Birthday.

I used Spellbinders Banner Shapeabilities dies for the banners at the top of the pages. I use the Vagabond for these dies but I have to add a couple layers of chipboard to add to the platform when I cut them since the dies are so flat. I then stamped the banners with Happy 1st Birthday. I have stamps with the triangle pennant shape & each one has its own letter so you can spell out what you want. The PP at the bottom of the pages are from a paper pad of birthday papers. I used some birthday epoxy stickers & Sesame Street felt stickers. The epoxy stickers on the left page say "I am 365 days old" & "Wrapped Up In You". I actually had bought the Sesame Street stickers for Cookie Monster but that will be on another LO. Big Bird actually is on this LO because the real wrapping paper that DS is opening has Big Bird on it. The black & white photo on the right page is from our local newspaper. I had it laminated so it stayed in good shape.
   My next LO is the same LO but I entered it into another challenge at Club CK for a button banner. I figured since I already had the banner, I would add the buttons. This ended up being a challenge(no pun intended) because I threaded the buttons with the twine. The twine would end up unraveling a little & I would start over. I had to add more twine because the twine that was there was too short. I did end up covering the knots with the buttons though.
                                            I have some close ups on the banners & buttons.

I think the banners are my favorite trend right now. You can use them for any special event.
Thanks for taking a look at one of my favorite themed LO.
Happy Scrappin!

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Birthday Card

Yet, another Birthday Card! I was thinking about this the other day. We have birthdays in our immediate family every month of the year except October. So far they have been pretty cards for women. Including this month. I will have a few masculine cards sometime during the year. This card I made for my cousin's 40th bday.
Products that I used are from Prima, KI Memories & Oriental Trading.

Happy Scrappin!

Monday, April 9, 2012

Winner of Easter Blog Hop

I randomly chose a name from my comments on the Easter Blog Hop. The winner is HOPE! Congrats Hope! I will contact you on Club CK to make sure you have received the message. Thank you to everyone who participated in the hop. It was lots of fun! I will be participating in another blog hop next month. Keep a look out for more details.

Happy Scrappin!

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Easter Color Blog Hop

WELCOME to the EASTER BLOG HOP for Friday, April 6th! This is my first blog hop that I have participated in. I am very excited to be a part of it!

If you didnt arrive here from Mandi's blog then go back to Jordan's blog to start from the beginning. She will have the list of all the blogs to visit in this hop. Some of the blogs are giving away prizes so make sure you leave a comment. Pay attention tho. They might give specific instructions to what they want you to put in your comments.

I love this time of year! It is starting to get warmer & flowers will be starting to bloom soon. One of my favorite flowers are lilacs. I love their fragrance & their color. One of my favorite colors is purple. Since purple was already taken for this Easter Hop, I chose Violet. Which I think is just another shade of purple & is just as pretty.

I dont have alot of Easter pictures to scrap but I was lucky enough to find this one in my stash of old pictures of my daughter. My style of scrapbooking is starting to change. I love to use flowers, bling & butterflies. Of course, I will have to tame that down a bit when I get back to scrapbooking my son's album. 

Here is my LO for the Easter Blog Hop
Here are some close ups
I used a Martha Stewart punch around the page punch for the LO border. The patterned paper used in the upper corner & for the pennants is from Basic Grey. The pennants were cut out with Spellbinders shapeabilities dies. Prima products that I used are the glitter flowers, ribbon trim, Say it in Crystals trim & canvas resist that is at the top of the page with the title. The butterfly is a Jolee's boutique dimensional sticker.The crocheted flower is from Paper Studio with a brad in the middle from My Minds Eye, Miss Caroline line.The acrylic floral embellishments are a Recollections product. The hearts & tiny purple flowers came from some members at Club CK. The Easter eggs & daisy border are some Easter stickers I had laying around.

Now for the Give Away. I will randomly pick a winner if you become a follower & leave a comment about what you like about the layout. The prize will be some of my favorite stickers & embellishments of springlike products. Sorry I did not get time to get a picture of the give away. Sometimes other parts of life take over. I will announce the winner on Monday, April 9th.

Your next stop on the hop is Christy's blog. Thanks for hopping along & Happy Scrappin!

Hope you enjoy all my scrappy projects that comes from My Crafty Heart