Thursday, January 26, 2012

Quick and Easy Double Page Layout

It's Thursday and I am counting down to Friday.  Today will be very busy and filled with lots of emotion--more on that later.  If you have followed my blog of a while you will know that one of my secrets is KITS! Yes I admit I love me a good layout kit.  They are usually fast, all the bits and bobs are in one place, and you can spend more time on the personalization than the layout--cause the best part about a kit is putting your unique spin on it.
This fun kit is from Out on a Limb Scrapbooking--the kit only cost $6.00.  All the bits were cut and sized for the most part.  The kit included few instructions but a very clear picture.  At their sight they have tons of layout kits as well as a bunch of Chalk Ink colors for $1.99 and a ton of ideas!
Here is the left side page!

And the right side of the layout--

So for the cupcakes I added some bling with glitter.  The top layer was sent through my zyron upside down and than glittered with MS gold glitter.  The under layer was prepped the same but I used a super fine clear glitter. 

So for the balloons, I used a PBD leopard background stamp (a two step stamp) for the pattern.  I first stamped the first layer in a like color tone to the paper.  Once dry I stamped the second layer with versa mark ink and than applied fine embossing powder and used my heat gun to set.  I love a good heat embossed accent.

For the photo mats I wanted to make them pop a little so I inked the edges and sent them all through the cuttlebug with the same embossing folder.  One of the photo mats had a little bit of ribbon that was also supplied in the kit materials. 

I hope you like the layout--and go check them out--they have TONS of fun layouts and if you like scrapbooking and are sort on time you can get a whole scrapbook for about $72 and say 10 hours of putting them all together--for a priceless gift or memory book--I think its a great deal!

Remember to leave those comments for your chance to win one of the CTMH stamp sets.  Today counts for double. 
Make it a great one-

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Thanks for Popping by-

Happy Tuesday everyone--I am on my way home today but want to share a preview on my PINK BY DESIGN project that is up on the design team blog for today--once you finish here head on over to check out this fun and tasty project
I have two more layouts and a fun post left this week so make sure to leave a comment on each for you chance to win one of this weeks two CTMH stamp sets. 
Stamp set one:

Stamp set two:

(this one is January Stamp of the Month!)

If you leave comments on my blog as well as over at the PBD blog you get double chances to win--so head on over to Pink By Design Team Blog and check out the project and leave comments there--while there make sure to check out some of the AWESOME design team projects--this team will Wow you daily with newness and a fresh take!
See you back here on Wednesday--
Make it a great one

Monday, January 23, 2012

And the winner is...............

Sorry this is late but the winner of last week's stamp set of the week is-

SarahJan 19, 2012 08:09 AM
Your mustaches look fabulous! And your website redesign looks great too. The color combo is super.

Congrats Sarah--you have 10 days to email me at to claim your stamp set.  Please put BLOG CANDY WINNER in the subject line and include you mailing address in your e-mail.

Leave those comments as this week there are two sets to give a way!!!
Make it a great one-
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