Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Cozy Close Knit Cards

Hi All! I'm back today with a set of cozy cards made with Crate Paper's Close Knit collection. This collection is perfect for November, the month of colder temps, family, gratitude and Thanksgiving! I created two thank you cards, an invitation, and a Hugs card for a friend.

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Thanks for joining me today! I hope you'll craft some cozy cards of your own!

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Gossamer Blue November Kits

Hi Everyone! The Gossamer Blue November kits are *amazing*. If you haven't checked them out, you should do so, right here!

Here's what I made this month:

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I have a quick tutorial up on the Gossamer Blue Blog about how to create backgrounds with cut files. Have a lovely day, friends!

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Lifted: A New Studio Calico Class!

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Hi Friends!

I was so excited when asked to contribute to a new class at Studio Calico taught by the amazingly talented Lisa Truesdell! It is a seemingly simple concept, but this class is packed with inspiration, sketches, and a whole lotta talent! I hope you'll join us!

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Studio Calico Guest Designer Antiquary Projects

Hi All! I am so happy to be Guest Designing for Studio Calico this month! I worked with all three main kits: scrapbook, card and Project Life, plus Amsterdam, Athens, Rome and Dublin and I had a total blast! Here's what I made:

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Awesome kits, huh?? Now I gotta do some major Craft room clean-up! ;-)

Monday, September 16, 2013

Birthday Decor with Crate Paper's Flea Market

So, my baby is turning 4 this month and we celebrated her big day with a family party at home. In order to make her day special, I crafted some simple party decorations with Crate Paper's new Flea Market collection designed by the amazingly awesome Maggie Holmes. Ready to see them??

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For more details, check out the Crate Paper blog!

Monday, September 9, 2013

And the Winner is...

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carolSeptember 7, 2013 at 6:48 AM I'm always a sucker for a grid layout and I love that yours has some interesting variations for the typical grid layout! Think I will have to do a "favorite things" layout for myself!!

Carol, please email me at katieb731 at hotmail to claim your prize! Thanks so much for all the love, everyone!!

Saturday, September 7, 2013

American Crafts Design Team Blog Hop!

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Hi Everyone and Welcome!! I'm so happy you are here! For my debut American Crafts Design Team layout about me, I decided to do a favorite things theme and used a mix of new Amy Tangerine Cut & Paste and Dear Lizzy Polka Dot Party!

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And guess what? You can leave a comment telling me one of your favorite things and I'll draw a random winner on Sunday night for a surprise grab bag of some American Crafts goodies! Yay!!

Up next is the super talented, master of patterned paper goodness, and uber awesome Design Team Coordinator, Paige Evans!!

Friday, September 6, 2013

Goodbye Summer (Sniff, sniff)

Well, the girls are back to school and I'm back to work. Sigh. We had a great summer, and in honor of summer's last hurrah, the girls at Crate Paper created Summer Memory layouts with The Pier. It was hard to choose my favorite summer memory because ours was really packed full with fun, but our trip to Pentwater won out in the end.

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Ahh, summer. See you next year. You will be missed!

Friday, August 23, 2013

Crate Paper's Creative Weekly Challenge!

Hi Everyone! The new Creative Weekly Challenge is up on the Crate Paper blog and its a super fun one--Navy and Sequins! Here is my layout:

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I wanted to make a big impact with the sequins on my layout, so I cut a title with my Cameo and filled in each letter with various sequins! I love how it turned out, and can't wait to see your creations!!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

And the Winner Is...

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Commenter #15, Keathe!! Keathe, please email me to claim your prize!! Congrats!

Thursday, August 1, 2013

A Giveaway!! Christine Middlecamp's Layer by Layer Class!!

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I am so excited about Christine Middlecamp's upcoming class at Gossamer Blue, and even more excited to offer you, dear readers, a chance to win a spot! Here are the lovely details:

Class Summary

Layering isn’t rocket science. By following a couple of basic design rules, and your heart, you too, can layer like the best of them. This four-week course is not just the making of another album, but also an open exploration of the collage process from top to bottom. Layer Genius, Christine Middlecamp, shows you what it ultimately takes to layer using a range of techniques, and a diverse, style-forward mini album kit designed exclusively for Gossamer Blue. Follow, in detail, Christine’s step-by-step guidance in creating a memorable ten-page album filled with color and scrapbook supplies, reinvented! Master layering once and for all – sign up today!

Class runs from August 5th – August 30th.

You can check out more nitty gritties right here!!

So, what do you need to do to win?? That's simple! Leave a comment on this post and I'll pick an uber-lucky, randomly drawn winner on Sunday August 4th, just in time for class to begin! Yay!!

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Flea Market Altered Frames

Hi Everyone! I'm up over on the Crate Paper blog today with a fun altered frame tutorial made with the new Maggie Holmes collection: Flea Market! Make sure you check out the Crate blog for step-by-step directions on creating these fun frames. Mine are hanging in my freshly painted craft room!

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Stop by tomorrow for the latest gallery reveals over at Write.Click.Scrapbook and Gossamer Blue!!