January 25, 2014

Love {SSSC204}

Hi there! It's time, once again, for Karen's Sweet Sunday Sketch. This week's sketch is awesome and can be used vertically or horizontally. I have used it vertically to accommodate my main image. To get all of the sketch details, head on over to Karen's Blog.

I went red and white for my card today with lots of embossing with the Tiled Hearts Stencil from My Favorite Things. If you haven't tried embossing card stock with a stencil, you MUST! So easy and so fun! I love all the texture the embossing added to my card. I also used MFT"s new set, Heart Balloons along with the coordinating Heart Balloons Die-namics. You will find a complete link list for all of the products I used at the bottom of this post.

Here is my card:

Here is a close-up of the embossing and the adorable balloon bouquet.

And the finished inside.

Here is this week's sketch:

Don't forget to check out the samples from the Sweet Sunday Sketch Team:

Thanks for stopping by!


January 20, 2014

Sisters {MFT January Creative Challenge}

Hi there! It's time for the January Creative Challenge from My Favorite Things! This month we were challenged to create custom sentiments or add personalization to our card, home-decor, 3-D gift or scrapbook page using any MFT alphabet dies or stamps. FUN challenge! Head on over to the MFT Blog for a link to each participating designer.

I have a scrapbook page to share today of my girls from Thanksgiving day. We spent the day with my husband's side of the family in Capitola. It's become tradition that when we spend Thanksgiving there we walk to the beach after our Thanksgiving feast. We walk off dinner so we can eat dessert when we get back ;) It was a BEAUTIFUL day that day so I took the opportunity to snap a few pictures of the girls.

The MFT products I used on my card are Spring Backgrounds, Typewriter Text Background, Sheet Music Background, Journal It - Pocket Calendar, Little LettersDelicate Doilies (Free with $60), Jumbo Fishtail Banner STAX, Fishtail Flags STAX, Flower and Leaf Trio, Moroccan Tile Border Trio, and Mini Tabs Foursome. The colors are Pink Lemonade, Nightshift Blue, Sno Cone, and Smooth White.

Here is my page:

Close up of the top portion of the page.

And the bottom of the page:

I stamped the date with Journal It - Pocket Calendar.

I stamped the flowers with the Typewriter Text Background.

This is the bottom right portion of the page. I used the same colors and elements to add balance to the page.

Below you will find links to all of the MFT products I used on my card.

Thanks for stopping by!


January 18, 2014

Time to Celebrate {SSSC203}

Hi there! It's Saturday and time for Karen's Sweet Sunday Sketch! L.O.V.E. this week's sketch and I think you will too! I hope you get a chance to play along!

I hope you're not sick of my plaid flowers because I've got another one on my card today ;) I used the new set from MFT called Celebrate Big (the CELEBRATE was perfect for this sketch) along with the Plaid Background Builder, Woodgrain Background, Mini Hybrid Heirloom Rose, Layered Leaves, Fishtail Flags STAX, Circle STAX Set 1, Circle STAX Set 2, and Double Dot Border. The colors I used are Pink Lemonade, Berrylicious, Blu Raspberry, and Smooth White.

Here is my card:

Detail Shot:

Finished inside:

Here is this week's sketch:

Don't forget to check out the samples from the Sweet Sunday Sketch Team: