Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Christmas Card Inspiration at Practical Scrappers

Practical Scrappers has some awesome Christmas cards to inspire you (  Here is what I did:

Here are some cute ones from the rest of the design team and readers:

Did I tease you enough?  Do you want to see more?  Stop by Practical Scrappers:

Take care and Happy Holiday!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving *pencil* mini album: created for WeScraps and my daddy/step mom


(1) pencils
(2) hair bows
(3) glittery ribbon
(4) 12x12 metallic paper
(5) Thanksgiving embellishments/layered stickers
(6) heart dolies and leaf dolies
(7) fabric flowers
(8) metallic leaves
(9) $.99 store bought card


(1) crop-a-dile
(2) tape runner/glue glider and glue dots
(3) cutting board/paper trimmer


Step 1:  Gather your supplies and tools.

Step 2:  Cut 2 12x12 papers in half.

Step 3:  Fold the paper in Step 2 in half.

Step 4:  Put the squares in Step 3 on top of each other with the open in on the left.  Then punch 2 holes with your crop-a-dile.

Step 5:  Put a hair bow upward in the top hole.  Leave a loop.  Put a pencil into the first loop.  Bring the hair bow up into the second hole.  Slide the pencil into the loop.

Step 6: Embellish with dolies, flowers, layered stickers and ribbon.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Once Upon A Sketch Is Having a Giveaway

Once Upon A Sketch is having a giveaway.  You have a chance to win this gorgeous album kit featuring Melissa Frances 5th Avenue collection.

Stop by for a chance to win: