Friday, November 21, 2014

Happy Holidays!

Time for our last sketch of the month at Sketch N Scrap!  Christmas is coming and Thanksgiving is just a week away so why not slip away to your creative hide out and whip up a card using this fun holiday sketch I made!
Here is my card based on the sketch:

Supplies Used: Cardstock: Stampin Up; Patterned Paper: My Mind's eye; Sticker:
My Mind's Eye; Dies: Stampin Up; Stamp: Stampin Up; Ink: Stampin Up; Embossing
folders: Stampin Up; Punch: Stampin Up.
It feels so good to get my holiday cards started before Thanksgiving!  This is my eighth card, just a few more to go and I will be done!  I was so happy with how this turned out.  I used up my scraps from last year's Christmas paper stash to make these last few cards!  I hope you will join us at Sketch N Scrap before the month ends to play along with this fun card sketch!  Plus there is a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Rainbows & Scrapbooks!  Make sure and visit their awesome etsy store you will be sure to find some scrappy goodness you can't live without and if you do make sure and enter Rainbows2 at checkout for FREE domestic shipping during the month of November!!!!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Inspired by sketch #11

Wow, this month is flying by and I am excited to share my last "inspired by" sketch with you for this year!  This sketch was inspired by a fabulous layout by Sketch N Scrap DT member Marie-Christine! Here is my sketch based on Marie-Christine's beautiful layout:
And here is the lovely layout that inspired this sketch:
And finally here is my layout based on the sketch:

Supplies Used: Cardstock: Stampin Up; Patterned Paper: Bella Blvd, Jillibean
Soup, Simple Stories& Stampin Up; Die cuts: Simple Stories Sweater Weather
& Sizzix; Wood Veneer: Scraptastic Kit Club; sticker: American Crafts; Flair:
 Scraptastic kit Club, Letter stickers: Jillibean Soup; Ink: Stampin Up
I was so excited to scrap this adorable picture of my nephew taken on a recent trip to the Pumpkin Patch!  He is growing up so fast!  I hope you will be inspired to play along with us using this sketch for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to the etsy store Rainbows & Scrapbooks!  Visit us at Sketch N Scrap to find out more about how to play along! 

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Sketch N Scrap #68

Fall is in the air finally here in Texas and it is time for our November 1st sketch over at Sketch N Scrap!  Here is the sketch I created:

Here is the layout I created with this sketch:

Supplies Used: Cardstock: Stampin Up Chocolate Chip, Patterned Paper: Crate Paper,
Bella Blvd; Vellum: Stampin Up; Journaling cards: Evalicious, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye;
Doily: Recollections; Letter stickers: Thickers; wood veneer: Studio Calico; flower: Prima
Even though it is Fall I wanted to relive some great summer memories! These photos are of my brother and nephew enjoying some fun time on the beach earlier this Summer! So glad to find a great use for these beautiful but older papers by Crate Paper. 
Make sure and head over to Sketch N Scrap to check out all the wonderful inspiration the DT has provided for you!  Plus we have a wonderful new sponsor this month! Rainbows & Scrapbooks is offering a $20 gift certificate to their Etsy shop to one lucky winner! But that's not all! All Sketch N Scrap readers can get FREE domestic shipping on orders placed during the month of November at  the Rainbows & Scrapbook's store!!!!!  How cool is that??!!!  Just enter the code Rainbows2 at checkout!   But remember you can't win if you don't play! So hop on over the Sketch N Scrap to join us!