Saturday, August 28, 2010

Scrapbook Layouts with Movable Parts????????

Yes--it is true-- your going to want to make them to!  Close to My Heart is releasing their newest book 'MAGIC' on September 1st and it is filled with layout ideas that you can add movable parts to make you layouts CRAZY COOL and the talk of the crop!
The books has is 128 pages of scrapbooking goodness.  With more than 35 layouts and just as many detailed instructions on how to add movable parts you will be turning out full finished jaw dropping scrapbooks like never before.  A CD that demos the techniques and has tons of templates is also included.
The books goes on sell on September 1st and the item number is 9034!  You can order it or any of your CTMH needs by visiting my!

Head on over to Everyday Cricut to see one of my favorite layouts from the books that I put my own spin on.

When I saw this one in the book I knew this was going to be the first of many waterfall projects!  This layout can hold up to 12 photos!  Not only does it have a WOW factor with the movable part but you can load it with pictures too!

Thanks for stopping in and enjoy your weekend!!!

Friday, August 27, 2010

Friday Funday!!!!!!!!!!

No question about it this week--Friday Funday is here!  It has been a nutty week at work but got a lot accomplished.  I also shattered my I Phone screen into a thousand pcs--talk about a drama filled day--trying to get it replaced was a nightmare but I have my new 4G fully loaded and all my fav blogs bookmarked so back to normal! Thank goodness!

I also got yet another package--this time from Two Peas in a Bucket!  You can find some great sales on paper and I got these three My Mind's Eye paper packs--oh how I love the My Mind's Eye Collections--

A Halloween set called..........BLACKBIRD

all double sided and with a super cute ribbon assortment

A Christmas Collection called.............HOLLY JOLLY

And a collection that would be perfect for the Boys will be Boys cartridge--a must have called........

I also got my corrected version of the Martha Stewart Seasonal Cake Cartridge!!!!! Provo Craft came through and pretty quick!  Just in time to start my Halloween projects!  I really need happy hauntings--

Don't forget that Saturday is my day over at Everyday Cricut--I have a really cool layout for you as well as a project right here on Scrapguy--double the fun for a Saturday morning!  See you than!
Make it a great one!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Bright Birthday Card!!!

Well we have made it half way through another week!  Only two days left to finish my project for my Saturday over at Everyday Cricut!
Today's card is a bright and colorful Birthday Card.
This card is 6x6 square--usually I would make it a bit smaller but a lot of people need to sign this one so the size was a plus.  I cut a triple mat starting at 5 1/2" square and working down by 1/4" from there.
The center band is also triple layered.  1 1/4" wide by 6" long for the base and decreasing by 1/4" in width for each layer.  I added some metal accents instead of gems for bling.
Fore the center sentiment I used a Stampin' Up Stamp (also from my garage sale haul).  I stamped on daisy white CTMH card stock with Versa Mark ink and used stampin foil in purple to add a bit of shine and make the sentiment pop off the page. (you can see it shine in the first picture)
I trimmed up the center and than layered twice with using pop dots between the two sets of mats.  I also added a 2"strip of the black pattern paper to the inside of the card--Why should the party stop when you open it up?

Thanks for stopping in today--on Friday I have a card I made for my intern for his last day!a
Make it a great one

Monday, August 23, 2010

Monochromatic Monday...sympathy card

Good Monday Morning to everyone--hope you had a great weekend.  I had a pretty lazy weekend but got some great crafting done.
Today I want to share a very simple sympathy card.  It may be simple but I think it turned out to be one of the most elegant cards I have made to date!
I used a monochromatic color scheme in cream.  I used colonial white card stock from CTMH and a damask pattern from the DCWV At Home stack.  I inked the edges with Chamomile ink from Paper Trey ink (this and the Chi are must haves) and Yellow Cadmium from Color Box.  The two colors give a really nice vintage tea stained look.
I used the Manhattan Flower texture folder from Stamin Up/Sizzix, cut out the main flower and inked with the same two colors.

I have a lot of sentiment stamps but most of them are small, I found this one from A Stamp In The Hand in my garage sale haul box--the font was perfect for this card.  I stamped in a slightly darker color (desert sand from CTMH) so that it would be readable and blend in to the over all feel of the card.

I also finished the inside with a couple bits of the scrap pattern paper from the front of the card.
Thanks for stopping by today.  I am madly working on a project to share on Everyday Cricut on Saturday--but i do have a few more projects to share this week.
Make it a great one
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