Archives for January 2016

My Layout Challenge #4

I am still holding strong in my personal challenge of trying to complete at least a layout a week.  At this point my total for the month is 8!!!!  I designed this layout using La Vie En Rose paper pack. La Vie En Rose ~ Story Time Layout ~ Single photo layout ~ CatScrapbooking.comI really love how versitile the La Vie En Rose paper pack is, as you can pair it with any color and it still looks awesome.

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Happy Crafting!

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Stampers with an Attitude Blog Hop ~ Charlotte/Easter

Welcome to the Stampers with an Attitude Blog Hop!!  The Stampers with an Attitude is the team lead by Kimberly Moss.  For this hop the Stampers with an Attitude are going to be showcasing art work with the Charlotte paper pack and/or an Easter theme.

If you are just starting here or hopping here from MELINDA EVERITT ’S Blog  then you are in the right spot.  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating consultant at the end of my blog.

I have been working on my on my personal challenge of designing a layout every week so I knew I would do a layout and I just happen to have some Easter photos that needed to be scrapbooked.

Easter Layout ~ Penelope ~ Spring Critters ~ Overlays ~ CatScrapbooking.comI knew the Penelope paper would be perfect for my Easter layout.  Here is a closer look at each side.  I apologize but the Honey color looks off to me and I just could not get right.

Easter Layout left ~ Penelope ~ Spring Critters ~ Overlays ~ CatScrapbooking.comFor the left side I used one of the white overlays and trimmed it to go over the lower right photo.  I used the Artbooking cartrige to cut the photo frame and backed it with silver glitter paper.  I had to to use that adorable fox with the Spring Critter stamp set since my son’s Easter basket was a fox.

Easter Layout right ~ Penelope ~ Spring Critters ~ Overlays ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is the right side, I also used one of the white overlay on the upper right photo.

Here is my full list of products used:

Now it is time to hop on over to the MELISSA ROBINSON’s Blog  and see what wonderful creation she has for you.

Here is the full list of participants:

Happy Crafting!

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Everything ABC’s ~ Letter C

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!!!

ABC's Blog BadgeThis week we will be featuring the letter “C”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “C” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from DONNA LONG’S Blog then you are in the right place.   The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants at the bottom of this post.

For my letter “C” I decided to scrapbook a layout of one of our trips to the COLORADO Rail Road Museum on CHRISTMAS Eve which includes a COUPLE photos of a CABOOSE.  I COMBINED two paper packs, Urban and the CRANBERRY B&T from Jubilee (retired) along with COLONIAL white CARDSTOCK.  What is interesting is the paper from Jubilee and one of the Urban papers have a CRACKLE appearance. I also used my CRICUT to cut the title and RR signs.  Okay I know enough with the “C” words here is my layout.

Urban ~ CO RR Museum ~ CatScrapbooking.com  Supplies used for this layout:

Now it is time to hop on over to LAUREN MOORE’S Blog and see what she has created for you today.

Here is the full list of participants in case you get lost.

Happy Crafting!

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La Vie En Rose Valentine’s Day Cards

I was playing around with the adorable La Vie En Rose Complements and all those clear plastic hearts gave me an inspiration.  What if they were falling out of a jar, more specifically the cut jar on the Artistry Cartridge #M40FB6F.

La Vie En Rose ~ Jar of Hearts ~ Love you ~ CatScrapbooking.com I loved this idea so much I decided to make some more hearts with my Explore.  I used the heart from the jar.  I hid the contour lines of the jar, so it only left the heart.  I then used the circle basic shape and sized it larger than the heart.  I centered the heart over the circle and highlighted both.  Then using the slice tool I crated a heart in a circle.  I used the negative heart as well as the circle heart to make this version.

La Vie En Rose ~ Jar of Hearts ~ XOXO ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is the full list of supplies used on the two cards:

Happy Crafting!

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La Vie En Rose Herringbone Card

I really like the La Vie En Rose paper pack as five of the B&T papers are black and white.  So there are so many options with this paper.  I have to admit that the black and white with reds really pop.  I decided to use the black and white patterns to make a herringbone design. Here is my card.

La Vie En Rose ~ Herringbone ~ Fundamentals Assortment ~ CatScrapbooking.comThe strips are are 1/2 inch in width. I started with the polk-a-dot which is in the “middle” running left to right.  I then added polk-a-dot strips which run up and down.  Then started adding the other strips.  For the sentiment I used one of the Artistry stamp Love Right Now, but instead of cutting the oval at the recommended 1.75″ I cut it at 1.95″.
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Happy Crafting!

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My Layout Challenge #3

I have given myself a challenge of designing at least one layout a week.  So far I am doing great and have actually designed more than that :-).  I have been wanting to design this layout and when I saw the adorable Spring Critters I knew they would make this layout work. Here is the layout I am using for my week #3 using a lot of the new product from the Seasonal Expressions Idea Book.

Penelope ~ Frog Layout ~ Spring Critters ~ CatScrapbooking.comI love these Spring Critters! It frog was perfect for this layout.

Here is the full list of supplies used to create this layout:

Check back again soon as I am always posting new artwork!

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #177 ~ White, Whisper, Peacock & Crystal Blue

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #177 we are featuring  WHITE DAISY, WHISPER, PEACOCK & CRYSTAL BLUE.

Color Dare 177I love the blues and tried to come up with something which would look great as blues.  Since I have a little boy my thought gravitate to him.  I was looking thorough my Artfully Sent Cricut booklet for boy ideas when I came to page 28 and inspiration took over.

Space ship ~ Outta this world ~ Color Dare 177 ~ Artfully Sent ~ Boy Card ~ CatScrapbooking.comTo create this card I used images #MCBA98 and #M100BC3 from Artfully Sent.  I did this in Design Space and manipulated the cut lines to cut the parts of the images I wanted with out having to cut the full image and only use a part (as I hate to waste my precious paper 🙂 ).

Here is the full list of supplies used:

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #177 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday January 28, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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New Product Blog Hop

Welcome to the New Product Blog Hop!

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Today you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop.  We are featuring artwork showcasing some of the new product from our new Seasonal Expressions Idea Book.

If you are just arriving her from MELINDA EVERITT’S Blog, or just starting at my blog then you are on the right track ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.   For this hop we have around 31 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork. So lets get to it…

Charlotte Layout ~ Springtime Wishes ~ Puffies ~ CatScrapbooking@gmail.comSo two years ago we went on a week vacation to Florida which was a series of interesting events.  On the way down we missed our connection so we had to spend the night in a hotel which was not that bad since the airline paid for it but when traveling with a 2 year old you only carry on extra clothes for him.  We finally arrived and it was a beautiful day.  The next day that all changed as it rained no let me rephrase it was a MONSOON!!  For the next 5 days it rained.  But we made the best of it but it was tough being trapped in a house with 4 little boys.

For this layout I used the following product:

Now it is time to move onto your next stop on the hop, which is  LAUREN MOORE’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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CTMH Featured Product Hop ~ Puffies

Hello and welcome to our CTMH Featured Products Blog Hop. This week our featured product is Picture My Life (PML) Overlays .

If you have just joined us you can start here and continue on, as this is a circular hop or if you get lost along the way you can start at the beginning with Scrapbooking with KIRSTEN JADE as she has the complete list. If you came here from KIRSTEN JADE’s Blog then you are in the right place. Now on to my project:

La Vie En Rose ~ PML Overlay ~ Puffies ~ Catscrapbooking.comI actually enjoyed working with the PML Overlays from our last blog hop that I wanted to create another.  So I used the Black PML Overlays.  This time I wanted to highlight the LOVE so I used the heart embossing folder with the circle difuser.  I then used my sanding block to make the embossed hearts stand out. Here is the inside of the card:

La Vie En Rose inside ~ PML Overlay ~ Puffies ~ Catscrapbooking.comHere is the list of supplies used to create this card:

Thank you for checking out my project. If you would like to purchase our featured product of the week or any additional supplies you can buy them HERE. If you enjoyed my project please comment below as we love feedback! Next on our blog hop is KIM LOEWEN with  SCRAPPIN WITH HEART. Make sure to check out her amazing work featuring this same product.

See you on Wednesday February 3rd as we will be featuring Gold and Silver Sequins!

Happy Crafting!

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My Layout Challenge #2

So if you missed my first post last week, I made a resolution to complete a scrapbook layout a week at minimum.  I have been off to a great start as I have actually completed more but that was the point :-).  I have a few page kits that I have had hanging around for a while now.  I decided I would complete one of these.

All the trimmings ~ Scrapbook fun addicts ~ Holiday layout ~ CatScrapbooking.comI had fun assembling this and having most of the thinking done for me but I also really enjoy the creative part.  This kit was one I purchased 3 years ago but I have been holding on to.  It was designed by Scrapbook Fun Addict.  I am happy my piles are dwindling so my resolution if working!!

Happy Crafting!

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