Friday, March 20, 2015

Band Trip adventures


Happpppy HAPPY HAPPYYYY Friday!

Yes, I'm SO happy the weekend is upon us.
Today, I'm up on the Clear Scraps blog showing off my daughters adventures in her Band Trip travels to Ohio last year using this cool Mixable Travel Album!


I'll share a couple of the inside pages, but all the good stuff is over at Clear Scraps. ;)


I absolutely love the mix of shapes in this album, it is SO FUN!!
What are your plans for the weekend?

We have planned to go on a picnic at the park tomorrow, but with this rain we are having, I'm not sure if we are going to be able to keep the plans or not. I sure hope so.

OH. Yeah. And Paper Issues is having a crop this weekend online!! I hope I can churn a few layouts out. :)

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Are you wearing green?

I'm not wearing green.. yet. I have to jump in the shower and get ready for the day. Yesterday was quite busy, so today will be low key and more quiet.

Happy Saint Patties Day!

Today, I'm up on the Clear Scraps blog sharing this home decor item.
I think it's sweet and it really brightens up the wall its on!

If you want to know more about how I made this, head on over to Clear Scraps to check it out. :)  

My husband got pinched right away this morning because he wasn't wearing green. He looks over at me and says, "Why don't you ever buy me any green shirts?" (LOL)
I'm not sure why honestly, but he sure has lots of blue ones! :-)

Hope you have a fantastic day, and watch out for those pinching little leprechauns!

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Lovey love love

I just adore Clear Scraps and their amazing products.
I also love my new Fitbit and had to scrap about it.

I used the Clear Scraps XL Deco shaped acrylic as the base of my layout, which is completely clear, and also that gorgeous mirror frame. They are so cool!

I also have 4 ATC's up on the Clear Scrap blog today. For these I adhered my paper on the backside of each ATC, ran it through my bigshot and gave it some texture, and popped on the embellies.  I used a lot of my January Paper Issues swag bag for these cuties!




I'm off to finish up my coffee and get my house in order from the weekend. 
Have a great one!

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

JUST like that...

...and we are into a NEW Year and 3/4ths through January. Unreal!

I'm happy to tell you that I have finally went to the doctor, after many years of KNOWING I should go to the doctor for issues I was having, but was too afraid to.

But after years of being afraid of going to the doctor I realized quite suddenly (you could say I had an epiphany), that I was more afraid of not seeing my children grow up.
There is still so much to see and live for!

Boomerang ourselves to mid-January, and I have had several appointments, and have kept them all. I am not healthy, but there is hope for me, and I am making small changes in hopes of being here another 38 years (at least).

Anywho.. I got this nifty gift card to paper issues for Christmas, and I spent a little of it over the weekend. My order got here today and it just inspired me so much!

Between the December swag bag, the WRMK Love Notes paper, and this awesome cut file (FREE people!!) from Paper Issues, I couldn't go wrong.

 Oh yeah, and gelatos!!! Holy cow they are so fun!
I used the XOXO part of the cut file... here's a sweet close up of my grandbaby Reagan at Christmas. She LOVED this baby on sight. ;)


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Thursday, October 30, 2014

I'm Bacccck part 2

It is kind of amazing what happens when you clean your work area...

Check it.. I did it!

The only thing left to really tackle is the mess under the desk near my boy, Pierre, and that tote on the right side.

So yeah.. I got crafty last night and today!
Some of it I can show now...

Simple little treat bags for Samantha & Cameron to hand out at school.
I got the free printable from My Sweet Sanity blog, I then opened the pdf up in Silhouette, set up a print and cut.. and got busy... 36 toppers later and the kids were having fun putting candy in the bags and placing the toppers on.

And here is a cute little treat bag that I think is from Lori Whitlock.
The paper is from SEI. Sooo cute.
So yeah.. now I have to clean up again... but it is nothing like it was before. ;)


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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

I'm bacccck, again.

I took a hiatus.
In that time I've hardly completed any crafting.
I miss it.
Greatly.

I miss coloring.
Altering pretties.
Making paper items from my Silhouette and cards.

This is my desk.

As you can see (and I haven't shown it all) my desk is covered in all things pretty much non crafty.

-Coupons
-Senior Proofs
-Kleenex
-Medicine
-Magazine junk mail

Tallyscrapper 2.0 is going to be opening back up for business early Winter 2015! I'm SOOOO Excited!! The message boards are working, and right now we have a challenge going on to show your desk before and after.

I'll be updating with my after soon. ;)
Wish me luck, I'm diving in head first!

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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Clear Scraps May Kit


I love Clear Scraps May kit sooo much!!!
This month I created four projects and still had a few bits leftover to hand off to my daughter Samantha.

 I created this card with some of my leftover bits...
here's the inside
I ended up writing a sweet little note to Samantha and gave it to her.
She was a happy young lady. :)

hehehe I adore the 'funny faces' I got on Easter from my kids..
I printed out a 8.5 x 5.5 photo
then I added the same photo inside Silhouette, and cropped out the word HAPPY from the photograph...
I added pop dots to Happy and tried to line it up exactly on the large photograph.
I also added pop dots to the black chalkboard style paper
Yeah.. I went a little crazy with them.. hehe
I alcohol inked this gorgeous Clear Scraps acrylic border.. and cut it in half so I could use it in two places on the layout.
isn't it pretty?
I also spritzed the flowers using Color Shine and created a small heart in the center with my Piccolo paints.

I'll try to remember to come back and update this blog better.
Hugs and more hugs
Leah


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