Friday, March 27, 2015

Paper House Wedding Blog Hop--Inpsiration, Prizes and More!!

This week we have a fantastic hop going on at Paper House!!  Everyone has created gorgeous inspiration for great gifts, or capturing memories of that special day.

I've created a mini album to share today:

Here is page 1&2:

Page 3&4:

Page 5&6:

Page 7&8:

Page 9&10:

Page 11&12:

Back Cover: photos because it's got future plans as a gift....this is why the wedding bargain boxes Paper House is offering are so can get a fantastic deal, and have these beautiful goodies on hand for your future crafting needs!!  And with the details on these papers and stickers....I added a few pearls, ribbon and basic black and white cardstock, and that was all!

And Paper House is giving away a lot of goodies too.....enter using this Rafflecopter widget either here, or on the Paper House blog:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thanks for stoppin' by today!  Check back soon for more inspiration!!  

Monday, March 23, 2015

Egg-stra Fun Springtime Cards!

Well, with 3 inches of snow on the ground this am....spring is not EXACTLY what I'd call today...but the calendar says

For some bright cheerful fun, I'm sharing two cards I've created using The Rubber Cafe' KOTM--Spring Is Here.

The card above....had a blast playing with my Faber-Castell gelatos to create the effect of easter egg dye on this card.  LOVE the bright spring colors!  Want details....all can be found over at The Rubber Cafe' blog on THIS POST.

Next up, this sweet lil' Easter card, or anytime, I'm thinking of you card:

His little shell is glittered up using Scrap Happy Glue and You're So Fine glitter from The Rubber Cafe'.  You can order online, or find them at the Scrapbook Expo!!  More details over on the blog on THIS POST.

Thanks for stoppin' by today....always more inspiration around the corner....stop back soon and Happy Spring!! 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Star Player and Paper House!

Hey everyone!  Some health issues have kept me sidelined for a few weeks, but I'm baaaaaaack!  And boy am I BACK!!!  Lots of fun coming your way....starting with this LO of one of my favorite Star son Nate at the Ice Hogs hockey game for his 16th birthday:

I love, love LOVE Paper House's amazing specialty papers, stickers, and the way their Cork'd stickers fit right and add a perfect touch to any LO or project!  Want to see more?  Close ups and the 2nd page are over on the Paper House Blog!!!  Stop by and see me over there on THIS POST and let me know what you think!!! 

So who would your star player be???

Paper:  Paper House; AC solid cardstock
Embellishments: Paper House ice hockey 2 stickers, Picture Perfect Cork'd, AC thickers, Recollections enamel dots, Trendy Twine.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Paper House and Cork'd

Today is my first post on the Paper House blog!!  Very excited to begin this journey, and absolutely loving their new Cork'd embellishments!  I have a peek of the cards I made:

This one is a little more than a peek ;)

Paper: Paper House  Mom Tags 12x12; Pink Floral 12x12; Pink Peony 12x12
Embellishments:  Cork'd Stickers-Butterflies; Seam Binding-Hug Snug;
Queen & Co. Sunflower stones

Want to see more?  Come visit me over on the Paper House blog....would love to hear from you....let me know what you think of these awesome cork embellishments!!

Thanks for stoppin' by, and stop back soon....the Paper House adventure has just begun....I already have so many projects made and ready to post....can't wait to share with you all!!

Friday, February 20, 2015


The Rubber Cafe' has a kit of the month for February that is indeed PAWESOME!!!  You can find the kit HERE.  And here is one of the cards I've made using the kit this month:

Yep....only a sneak peek!  If you'd like to see the card, step by step on how to make it....and so much more inspiration....head on over to The Rubber Cafe' BLOG today!!

Thanks for stoppin' by's been a tough February in our household....sickness all glad we are finally on the mend, and we can't WAIT for SPRING!!!! 

Monday, February 2, 2015

February 2015: It's a Challenge!

February in the Midwest carries it's own 19" of snow!  But it's time for a new challenge of the month over at Scrap It Girl!  This month we have a recipe challenge for you....use Blue, Arrows, and a Number on your page/project.

Here's a little inspiration to get you started:

Nothing like dreaming about the beach in the cold, cold winter months!  Had a lot of fun creating during the Super Bowl (since my Packers were out *pout*).  Was great to get some ink, paint, distress playtime!!  And breaking open my hoarded packages of UmWow Studio and 7 Dots Destination Unknown made it better yet!  Love these!

Thanks for stoppin' today, and remember to link up over at Scrap It Girl on THIS POST.  A great prize pack this month too:

Lots of have until the end of February to get out that stash and get creating!

Supplies Used:
UmWow Studio Destination Unknown Collection (chip, flair, stickers, tags, punch outs, mask)
7 Dots Destination Unknown Paper Collection
Tim Holtz Distress Ink--Black Soot
Tim Holtz Distress Paint--Antique Linen, Pumice Stone
Tim Holtz Perfect Pearls Mist--Biscotti
Dyan Revealy Dylusions Mist--Black Marble
Rope string--from stash

Friday, January 30, 2015

Scrap Your Stash Blog Hop January 2015!!


Welcome to the first Scrap Your Stash Blog Hop of the New Year!!  Wow, do we have an amazing line up of get ready to dig out that stash and get crafting!  You have hopefully hopped here from Charity's Blog and if you need to start from the beginning....that's Cathy's Blog HERE.

Wintertime here in the Midwest is a great time to get's too cold to be outside!!  So here's a fun winter home decor project I created with the Doodlebug Frosty Friends collection:

Love all the embellishments with this collection....the twine, the mini clothespins, the stickers, the sprinkles....makes it easy to craft up some winter cuteness--here's a couple of closer pics:

Love the little mitten stickers and snow globe:

And even though it's "old school" still love tearing paper....makes a great base for a wintery scene:

Thanks for hopping along today!  And still plenty of inspiration to be found....time to hop on over to Sandy's Blog to check out all the amazing over there!! 

Lost?  Or need the starting point?  Here ya go:



Wendy C