My Layout Challenge #11

I have had these photos for a while but I was struggling with what papers to use…. then it came to me, Penelope and Cranberry Fundamental!  Perfect solution.  Well with out further delay here is my next layout for my personal challenge.

Penelope ~ train layout ~ Layout #11 ~ fundamentals ~ CatScrapbooking.comI had fun putting this one together and it got the “that’s cool mom” from Gavin.

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Happy Crafting!

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Everything ABC’s ~ Letter E

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

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

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from LINDA NORMAN’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.

Today I designed a card featuring the ENDEARING Balloon Animals, more specifically the ELEPHANT.  I used EGGPLANT Fundamental papers from the ENCHANTMENT pack.

ABC's E ~ Balloon Animals Elephant ~ Shaker Card ~ CatScrapbooking.comI used the rock-n-roll technique to stamp the Elephant, first stamping in Whisper then rolling in Slate.  I stamped the confetti in Eggplant in first generation and second generation along with Gypsy.

Products used:

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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Balloon Animals ~ Sock Monkey

I fell in love with this AWESOME card designed by Artsy Margi ~ Check it out HERE.  She saw the adorable monkey on the Balloon Animals as a sock monkey which is so clever.  So of course I wanted to give it a try.  Here is my take ~

Balloon Animals Monkey ~ Share the Love ~ Sock Monkey ~ CatScrapbooking.comI combined the two exclusive stamp sets which are only available this month ~ Balloon Animals S1602 and Share the Love CC1060 .  I followed Artsy Margi in using Chocolate ink and Desert Sands to create the sock monkey.  I stamped two monkeys one in each color.  I then cut the Desert Sands and pieced it on the Chocolate.
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Since the Balloon Animals and Share the Love stamp sets are only available this month, be sure to order yours before they are gone!!!

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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Everything ABC’s Blog Hop ~ Y

Welcome to the Everything ABC Blog Hop!

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

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from LINDA NORMAN’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 on Linda’s blog HERE.

The letter “Y” is a difficult letter but it is easier than some others.  We thought it would be great to introduce our son to sports and when a friend reached out saying her son would be playing and she would be coaching, we thought that would be great.  Well our expectaioan of 3-5 year old basket ball was not at all what I expected.  But the YMCA does a great job of just promoting sportsmanship and team building.  On my layout I also used some YARN to do the stitching and the bows. Then I used some of last YEARS fundamental papers.

ABC's Y ~ Basketball Layout ~ Fundamentals ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is a closer look at each side.

ABC's Y ~ Basketball Layout Left ~ Fundamentals ~ CatScrapbooking.comI love the way I was able to incorporate so many photos on this page.  This truly showed how unfocused 4 year old are when it comes to basketball :-).

ABC's Y ~ Basketball Layout Right ~ Fundamentals ~ CatScrapbooking.comI love that this page highlights my son actually making a basket and then how happy he was with himself after.  I used the Basketball image from Artbooking, I then welded 4 together in Design Space to make the border.  I then repeated the process with the basketballs after hiding the contour of the grooves of the basketball.  To get the Awesome stamp multicolors I did a bit of making.

ABC's Y ~ Basketball layout detail ~ Fundamentals ~ CatScrapbooking.comTo create the two tone stamping for this one I fussy cut the Sunset pieces and adhered them over the Outdoor Denim.

Here is a full list of items used:

  • Paper packs ~ Scardey Cat (retired), Taste of Summer (retired), Enchantment Fundamental Paper pack
  • Cardstock ~ White Daisy, Indian Corn Blue (retired) and Outdoor Denim (retired)
  • Inks ~ Indian Corn Blue (retired), Outdoor Denim (retired) and Sunset
  • Stamp Set ~Team Player D1652
  • Cricut ~ Artbooking
  • Yarn ~ my stash

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

Happy Crafting!

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Simply Fundamental Blog Hop

Welcome to the Simply Fundamental Blog Hop.

SimplyFundamentalsToday you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop.  We are featuring artwork which showcases items featured it the FABULOUS new Fundamental papers as this month’s special is the Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking workshop.  Available only during November!  This workshop has been created using all the items featured in our campaign exclusive My Legacy™ album bundles, available during November for $71.80 USD / $85.25 CAD each! When you purchase the album bundle, you will also qualify to receive a value pack of side load or top load Memory Protectors™ FREE—a savings of $19.95 USD / $23.75 CAD! Along with the album style and design of your choice, each bundle includes one Paper Fundamentals Enchantment pack, one Fundamental stickers Enchantment pack, one Peacock Fundamental assortment, and three sheets of White Daisy cardstock. You will then be set to turn these beautiful products into fabulous layouts using the new Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking workshop featuring five layouts you can make using all the supplies in your bundle.

If you are just arriving her from MICHELLE LONCAR’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 27 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

Fundamentals ~ Adventure ~ CatScrapbooking.comI designed this layout using the Adventure Fundamental paper packs.  I used Pacifica, Sunset and Honey fundamentals along with Kraft, Glacier, Sunset and White Daisy cardstock. I used a couple cricut cuts ~ the honey cut is a border from Artiste #M38EFE  which modified by hiding contour lines and welding two together.  The stars are from Artbooking #M3E9BD.

Your next stop on the hop is  JACQUELIN GREEN’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Everything ABC’s Blog Hop ~ U

Welcome to the Everything ABC Blog Hop!

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

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from DARLYS RECKER’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 on Linda’s blog HERE.

Since the letter “U” is sort of elusive as far as incorporating into crafting.  So I decided to look to my cricut keys and USE the images found on the page with the “U” from the Artistry cartridge.  On page 17 is the “U” key and it has a great birthday cuts.

ABC's U ~ Artistry ~ Happy Birthday ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is the list of supplies used to create this card and if you have the Artistry Cartridge and an Explore HERE is the link with the sizes.

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

Happy Crafting!

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ABC’s Blog Hop ~ S

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

For this hop we will be featuring the letter “S”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “S” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from LAUREN MOORE’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 on Linda’s blog HERE.

For my “S” element I chose SWIMMING, SWIM lessons, SWIM like a fish and SCRAPBOOK layout.  I introduced my SON to SWIM lessons in 2013.  We took a parent/child lesson, which was fun and a great introduction to the water.

ABC's S ~ Zoe ~ Whimsy Fundamentals ~ Watercolors ~ CatScrapbooking.comI love combining paper packs so I decided to mix Zoe with the Whimsy Fundamental Paper Pack ~ Crystal Blue.  I am so pleased the way these papers blend together.  I am also SO in love with these new watercolor paints. Here is a close up of incorporating the watercolors into a layout. I love the fact you can change a papers color with just a brush STROKE ~ This was simple White Daisy cut title and then I added a little blue watercolor and presto a cool new look.

Here is a list of all the products used to create this layout:

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

Happy Crafting!

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Hello Life ~ National Stamping Month

Welcome to Hello, Life! Blog hop which is celebrating National Stamping Month.

HelloLifeToday you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop.  We are featuring artwork which showcases the three exclusive Hello, Life! stamp sets ~ Cardmaking, Scrapbooking and Pocket Scrapbooking.

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If you are just arriving her from MICHELLE LONCAR’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 39 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

I decided to focus on the Scrapbooking stamp set and design a layout.

Zoe, Georgie, Fundamentals ~ Artistry ~ Hello, Life! ~ Catscarpbooking.comI combined a couple of paper packs to create this layout ~ Zoe, Georgie and Whimsy Fundamental Paper Packs.

Zoe, Georgie, Fundamentals ~ Hello, Life! ~ Artistry ~ catscrapbooking.comHere is the full list supplies used to complete this layout:

Your next stop on the hop is  DARLYS RECKER’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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ABC’s Blog Hop ~ U

ABC's Blog Hop

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!

For this hop we will be featuring the letter “U”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “U” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at LINDA’S BLOG ~ SCRAPPY THERAPY .  If you just came from Linda’s Blog then you are in the right place.

For my “U” element I wanted to keep playing with the new Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge so I started looking through the designs and found a Umbrella and Under the weather card.  Perfect!

ABC's U - Artfully Sent ~ catscrapbooking,comThis is one of the pop up cards available on the new Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge.

ABC's U ~ Artfully Sent ~ Catscrapbooking.comFor this card I used the following supplies:

  • Whimsy Fundamentals ~ Pixie
  • Cardstock ~ Glacier, Whisper, Thistle and Daisy White
  • Embellishments ~ Slate Striped Twist Ties & Flamingo Dots

Now hop on over to LAUREN MOORE’s Blog and see what she has created for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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