Thursday, July 17, 2014

Summer Fun

Yay, it's Friday again! It's no secret that I've been enjoying this summer, and I love the new products at The Lilypad because they help me document these memories. I played with two new releases. The first one is by Just Jaimee.

Such a fun, fun collection! Works for a lot of different pages. Here's what I did:

Train Ride

Real Life in Pockets - Summer Camp Collab by Just Jaimee and Mommyish

There's also this pretty mini by Sahlin Studio.

Perfect colors for a summer sunset!

Hello Sun by Sahlin Studio
Font: Gimme space

Hope you're enjoying the summer as well!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Happy Friday!

Boy, am I ready for the weekend!! One more day to go.. In the meantime, it's Froggy Friday at The Lilypad and the new releases are 20% off through the weekend. Yay! I have been scrapping this week! Here's what I've been using.

These bright colors are so much fun!

Hello Hello Summer

I'm kinda in love with this photo I took in our backyard... It yells summer to me!

Speaking of summer...


Yes, this has been elected drink of the summer over here. ;)

I was on vacation when the July BYOC was released, so I missed it. So happy to play with it now that Lynne-Marie released her products combined into a kit! I also used this gorgeous new templates and journaling cards.

I made a month in review page. :)

June 2014

And that's all I have to share. Happy Friday... and happy shopping! ;)

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Hello July!

Well, we're a few days into July already (eeeek!), but I wanted to share the page I made for this month's gallery at, themed "the great outdoors".


Summer has never been my favorite season, but as the years go by, I appreciate it more and more. I love how this picture I took captures the feeling of summer for me.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Mari Koegelenberg Is Back!!

I apologize for the absence on my blog.. I actually was on vacation for two weeks (yay!) and had a lovely time, but I am glad to be back to my craft room now. :)

Something really exciting happened while I was gone.. Mari Koegelenberg opened up a new digital shop and is back to designing!! So so so happy to be playing with her designs once again! She has a gorgeous brand new collection that I love, aptly named Fresh Start.

I have been on Mari's creative team for over five years and I can't begin to express how grateful I am. She is such a lovely person and I am so glad to know her! Here's what I made with this gorgeous kit:

Everyday Moments

I was also super inspired by the gorgeous brushes included in this collection, and broke out my watercolors to make a card and some tags.

Fresh Start card + tags

Have a good Sunday!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Summer Love

Hello and happy Wednesday! It's time for the SOSN sale at The Lilypad, with select products 50% off. I grabbed this kit + additional bits by Allison Pennington to play:

These bright colors are right up my alley!

Summer Love

The Dry Ribbon font by Heather Hess

I am in love with that wooden background!

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Embossing Love

A couple months ago, I took the plunge and bought a manual die cutting machine. After considering the options (namely the Cuttlebug, which is smaller and less sturdy), I decided to get the Big Shot. My main motivation to buy it was to use it with wafer thin dies, but I also bought an embossing folder, just to try it out... and I have fallen in love with embossing!

I really love the results! Here are a few cards I made for my Project Life album.

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Embossing folder: Amy Tangerine

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Embossing folder: Tim Holtz

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Embossing folder: We R Memory Keepers

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Embossing folder: Cuttlebug (left)          Tim Holtz (right)

I have been playing with creating a faux letterpress look. I just used some Hero Arts shadow inks for this card.

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This one is probably my favorite plate set! By We R Memory Keepers

Seriously.. embossing, where have you been all my life?? ;)

Friday, June 13, 2014

Heck Yeah

Yay for the weekend! And yay for the World Cup.. are you a soccer fan?? I sure am! ;)
Anyway, back to scrapbooking.. here's a lovely new kit that I had fun playing with this week!

I love the orange, teal, yellow and gray combination! Here's the card I made with it.

Heck Yeah card

Enjoy your weekend! I am alone this weekend so I'll make sure to get my craft on, yay!