Sunday, January 14, 2018

New Mini Album

Just a quick post to show off my most recent mini album. This can be an insert for a bigger mini album or just as a small mini album to pop in to your purse or whatever as a "Brag Book". I made this from a tutorial by PaperDream Design on You Tube which you can find here: PaperDream Design Mini Album

 I used the "Rose Quartz" paper collection from Prima, this is such a pretty paper line! I hope to do a video of the whole album this week and will post it here on my blog. You can click on the photo to see a larger picture. TFL!

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Precious Girl

I had this photo of my daughter and I in a frame in my living room and decided I should scrap it. Where did the time go, my daughter's only 5 in this photo, she's now 26!  I'm feeling old, lol.

I used the Kaisercraft "Rose Avenue" paper collection for this layout. I used a bit of multi medium with one of my stencils on this along with using some Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst spray. I used a piece of pink cardstock for my background paper which then allowed me to use the different left over paper pieces from other layouts I'd done using this paper collection. I cut and layered the different pieces until I was happy with the design. I then distressed and inked all of the papers and glued them down. I backed the photo with some blue cardstock from my stash and added some cardboard to the back of the photo to lift it up from the other papers. I die cut some leaf flourish's and added them to the layout and then added all my flowers. I found some metal tags in my stash, one that said "Precious" and one that said "Girl" and a metal heart and added them to the layout. I was quite pleased at how my layout turned out. Here's the finished layout...
 I'd love to hear any comments you may have on this layout. Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Summer in December

So I came across this photo of my grandson from back in 2009 when we were camping with friends and I loved the expression on his face and of course I had to scrap it, lol. I was also thinking I can't wait for summer, I hate being cold, so I thought this might make me feel warmer. 

I used the Heartfelt Creations "Under the Sea" paper collection. I did some fussy cutting of some fish and a seahorse from the papers and popped them up with foam pop dots. All of the shells in the left bottom corner are all real (I live just a few blocks from the beach). The only thing that's not real is the small starfish. I was quite happy at how the layout turned out. Here's the finished layout.
I have also made a quick card, just trying to use up some scraps in my stash.
Thanks for looking and remember I love to read your comments on my projects!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Graduation Day

I'm finally getting around to doing this layout of my granddaughter's graduation ceremony this past June. I know I'm a little slow, lol. For this layout I used a sketch from "Citrus Twist Kits". Here  is the sketch:
For this layout I used the Kaisercraft "Rose Avenue" paper collection again. I remembered to save the ticket from the grad ceremony so I was able to add that to the layout. I also printed out the grad cap & diploma from my "Graduation" digital scrapbook kit that I designed and drew in my Paint Shop Pro graphics program. I sell my kits on my website Scrappers Heaven which you can find here Scrappers Heaven Digital Kits I popped the cap and diploma up with pop dots for a 3D look. Here's the finished layout using a photo of my granddaughter & I.

Friday, December 8, 2017

We Did It!

I love this photo of my son & dil taken after their "I Do's" at the wedding. I reminded me of when some one wins a race or something, hence the title I came up with, lol. I just had to scrap it. This is my take on sketch #112 by Susan Stringfellow. Here's the sketch:
 I used Kaisercraft's "Sage & Grace" paper collection for this layout. I turned the sketch 90 degrees to the right. I was quite happy at how the layout turned out, I'd love to hear your comments! TFL!

Lifting My Own

I wanted to scrap this Photo that the photographer took of the card/gift box that I made for my son's wedding. I had never made one of these before and I was quite happy with the way it turned out. I lifted my own layouts that I had done earlier for a couple of the wedding photos, "Kiss" and "Love". I used the Kaisercraft "Rose Avenue" paper collection for the layout. I used different papers from the collection and distressed them all and layered them as shown. For my flowers I used some red & white roses to imitate the roses on the gift box. Here is the finished layout. 

Thursday, November 30, 2017


This is a layout of the Bridesmaids from the wedding except of course my great nephew, lol. I did this page using the same sketch which of course I didn't realize that I should have mirrored the background papers from the layout of my daughter-in-law walking down the aisle with her Dad, since these pages are going to be beside each other in the album. Oh well, not about to tear it all apart now, lol. Here's the finished layout.
Thanks for stopping by and I'd love to hear your comments!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Daddy's Girl

Here we are with another layout from the Wedding photos. This is a photo of my daughter-in-law walking down the aisle with her Dad. I was looking for a different title for the page other than the usual "Walking Down the Aisle" thing and I came across this one "I'll Always Be Daddy's Girl". It reminded be of my Dad, he always called me his baby girl. He introduced me to everyone as his baby girl, right up to the day he died. That's why I thought this title would be perfect, even after we marry, our Dads will be one of the most important and loved men in our lives.

For this layout I used a sketch by Kelly Holifield which I turned on it's side. Here is the sketch:
 For the layout I used the Kaisercraft "High Tea" paper collection. The pink flowers were from my stash and were just a plain white color. I sprayed them with some Lindy's Stamp Gang "Cotton Candy" pink. I also added the small deep red and white rosebuds from my stash. The title I cut out on my Cricut machine.  Here's the finished layout.
Thanks for stopping by, have a great week!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Swirlydoos Sketch Challenge

I've been in a bit of a scrap layout funk lately so I decided to enter the Swirlydoos sketch challenge this month. Here is the sketch from Swirlydoos.
My take on the sketch was pretty simple. I used this photo taken of me when my girlfriend and I had gone on a little mini vacation down island to Victoria, BC back in September 2014. I've had the photo sitting in my "to scrap" basket for ages. I found some fencing in my stash and then used my honeycomb die to cut out my chippies which I painted to match my flowers. I added a doily behind the photo as well as part of a doily on the top left of the layout under the flowers. I also added some flower sticker die cuts just above and behind the fencing. To finish the layout off I added some small pearl flourishes and added some stamping around the layout. Here's the finished layout, thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Grad Formal

My granddaughter graduated this past June so of course I had to scrap this photo of her in her formal dress for the Grad Dance...what happened to that sweet little girl, she's all grown up now! I feel so old, lol.

I cut different sized rectangles and banners from the Kaisercraft "High Tea" paper collection. I used the "High Tea Afternoon Tea" paper for my background paper. I distressed and inked all of the papers. I made the pink flowers using my Heartfelt dies. I added a couple of tears in the paper with some flowers popping out. To finish off the layout I did some white paint drips & splats all over the layout, although they're kind of hard to see in the photo. For my chippie I covered it with white paint then sprayed it with some pink glimmer mist. Here's the finished layout, thanks for stopping by!

Friday, November 17, 2017

Wedding Dress

Well I'm back to doing another wedding layout, this time to show off the wedding dress, which was just beautiful! For this layout I used Kaisercraft's "High Tea" collection. I used the "High Tea Tea Time" paper for my background paper. I cut 4 different sized papers from the collection to layer under the photos as shown. I took a duplicate piece of the "High Tea Tea Time" paper and fussy cut out the doily and roses from the bottom left corner of the paper and used some foam dots to pop it up over the same corner of the background paper. The top right side of this background paper has a piece of another doily  on the paper so I cut a piece of another doily and placed it over the doily on the paper and added a pink flower folded in half and  added two small roses on top of that. I added a few more roses and flowers to the layout along with my title and called it done. Here's the finished layout, I'd love to hear your comments and thanks for stopping by!