Sunday, October 16, 2011

Christmas layout!

So who's ready for Christmas???
I am NOT!!!!
I still need to get through Halloween, then Thanksgiving and THEN Christmas... but I did do a layout for the Boutique using the Fancy Pants St. Nick line.
The trees are cut from one of the papers. I cut them out, inked the edges, ran a line with my black copic multi liner, then pop dotted it up on the page with buttons on the tops! Strips of paper, one cut with a edge punch, add a 5x7 picture on it with a few other chipboard embellies and you are done! EASY!

Go check it out!!!

New Fall Layout!!!

LOVE  LOVE  LOVE this new line by Little Yellow Bicycle called HELLO FALL!!!
It has THE most gorgeous colors and prints!!!
Plus, it has TONS of different embellishments to go with it
From felt flowers, to accordian flowers, chipboard stickers, paper embellishments, stick pins, pockets, journaling cards, bling, etc...
I could go on and on and on!!!! LOVE EVERYTHING that comes with this line!

I made a 2 page layout for the Boutique on Friday and plan on making a mini album as well. Cherie bought the long albums and paper that fits it (5.75 x 11.75) so I thought I would make a mini... maybe make it a class... I dont know yet!

LMK what you think!!!

New Halloween Mini!!!

Here is a new Halloween Mini I made for the Boutique. I just love the way it came out! I used 6x6 chipboard, black Maya Road ribbon around the edges of the front and back covers and I used the 6x6 paper pad from the Fancy Pants Oct. 31 line which I just L-O-V-E!!! Used lots of embellishments from the same lines and I added some cricut images cut from my Happy Hauntings cartridge.
Go check it out at the Scrappers Boutique!!!

Front cover:

Inside cover and 1st page:

Inside pages:

Back cover:

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Cinnamon Stick Candles

Ok, I found this wonderful idea here:
and I think I am going to try to make this sometime this week! LOVE the idea and SO simple! She says it only takes like 20 minutes!
Isnt is beautiful?!?!?!

All you need are cinnamon sticks, candles, a rubber band, and some ribbon/twine.

Place your rubber band around your candle and then place your sticks under the rubber band. To add interest, I varied the height and also varied whether the line on the cinnamon sticks faced outwards or toward the candle.

Once the entire candle is covered in sticks, wrap twine or ribbon around the rubber band in order to conceal it. Accessorize however you want and you’re done!

These candles will transition beautifully into winter with just the addition of some holly berries. Happy candle accessorizing!

I cant wait to try this! I am off to buy cinnamon sticks and look for some short fat candles!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

New layout

I made the facing page to the My Minds Eye Lost and Found Breeze layout I made a while back ago. I am a 2 page layout scrapbooker so even though I was asked to only make a 1 page layout for the store, I made the facing page for myself. I think it came out really nice. I just LOVE all the lines and all the colors in the new My Minds Eye Lost and Found 2 papers!!!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Steve Jobs died!

Steve Jobs, the brilliant, mercurial co-founder of Apple Inc., who introduced simple, well-designed computers for people who were more interested in what technology could do rather than how it was done, died Wednesday at age 56.

An original thinker who helped create the Macintosh, one of the most influential computers in the world, Mr. Jobs also reinvented the portable music player with the iPod, launched the first successful legal method of selling music online with the creation of iTunes, and reordered the cellphone market with the iPhone. The introduction of the iPad also jump-started the electronic-tablet market and now dominates the field.

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

– Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

RIP Steve!


Back in July, for our anniversary - Jason bought me tickets to go see Adele in concert on October 21st at Verizon Theatre. Well, I just learned today that she has been fighting some serious illnesses for a while now and has cancelled all of her tours through October! :(
I was really looking forward to that concert as I love Adele's music so much... but on the plus side, Jason can now go on his "man camp" trip and we can put the money he spent on the concert tickets towards our trip to Florida!!!

And to Adele, I hope you get all the rest you need so we can enjoy your beautiful voice and music for many years to come!