Oh My!

I love to share what I have learned in the art of scrapbooking and paper crafts.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Footloose and Fancy Free

As promised, I took a couple of preview pictures of our 10 page scrapbook layout with a close up of the cute embellishments.  I got this beautiful 10 page layout pattern from a wonderful Close To My Heart Consultant, Tresa Black.  She is such a talented lady.  I cannot wait to get together with the girls and create again.  I've been lonely in my little corner by myself.  Although, you can see, I have been productive.  I am so excited to share this wonderful workshop with my friends.

I apologize for my poor picture quality.  I don't have the special photo boxes that many people use to take pictures of their creations.  Maybe I'll take a class on how to take pictures and everyone will benefit!

Have a wonderful weekend.  I'm off to the lake for a church picnic!

Saturday, July 21, 2012

My Favorite Words!

"On the vehicle for delivery."  Last week I was stalking all blogs and message boards that I could find about the new Idea Book.  You see, I didn't make it to Convention so I had to live vicariously through my sister consultants.  As soon as I got the notification that my Idea Books had shipped, it was on to stalk the Order History to see where they were.  Then, this Wednesday, those beautiful words appeared and I came home to my boxes of Idea Books.  Once again, Jeanette Lynton has outdone herself with fresh new ideas and beautiful paper and inks.  Here is the cover of the book:

I've already begun to deliver some of these beautiful books to my customers.  You have to wait until August 1st to order, but we can dream while waiting can't we?   I've got all pages marked and now it's on to my lists of must haves from the latest and greatest.  

One of the new items that I just have to get is the newest Cricut cartridge Artiste.  Another cartridge that makes 700 images including 3D items.  It seems that no matter what I'm looking for in Cricut cartridges, Jeanette seems to know and that item shows up in the newest cartridge.  Last year I was looking for the boxes and tags Cricut cartridge and the Close To My Heart cartridge contained lots of boxes and tags.  This year I was looking for cupcake holders.  I actually found one at Walmart, but I wasn't ready to spend the money on it since I was saving my stash for the new Close To My Heart Idea Book.  Lo and behold, the new Artiste has cupcake holders.  God bless Jeanette.  I wonder what next year will bring?

Another new item that I have to have is the new organizational boxes.  They won't be available until September 1st, so I'll be ordering other things,but you'd better believe I'll be ordering those boxes as soon as they are available.  

Today though I'll be adding pictures to my 10 page Footloose layouts that we will be doing on August 4th and I'll be posting the results of that fun workshop next week.  This workshop was created by a fellow consultant, Tresa Black. She is so talented and so kind to offer these workshops to other consultants.  

Hope you all enjoy the beautiful New Hampshire weather this weekend.  I'll be spending time in my crafting corner as my new product is due to arrive today!  I couldn't wait until my Idea Books arrived and ordered some things last Friday.  

Thursday, July 5, 2012


Had a blast over the weekend creating these layouts.  I love this paper pack that is now retired.  It will be available, however, when you place a $75 order on my website July 6th - 10th.  I took these pictures while visiting my son and his family last fall.  I was able to meet my newest grandson and cuddle with him for a whole week.  I knew that this paper pack would be a perfect fit for the wonderful photos I took.  

Monday, July 2, 2012

Full of Mischief

Here is a paper pack that is available through July 5th with a $75 order.  You also get the felt embellishments  all for free!  I loved using this paper pack for the Trick or Treat photos of my grandchildren.  That night we actually went to the house where my husband's mother grew up.  I was so glad I was there to get a photo and was able to journal about it on the layout.  We moved to the town where she grew up 12 years ago.  Nana has been gone for five years now, but I'll always think of her when I drive by the house she used to call home.