Tuesday, December 30, 2008

2008 Review

I saw this in Scrapbook etc. magazine and thought this would be so neat. Trying to capture the highlights of the year was harder than I thought. I used Bazzill cardstock and OA weathervane journaling boxes , buttons , felt ribbon and felt flowers. This was a fun project!! The supplies I used can be found at WWW.ACBaileyDesigns.com . My next post is going to be my top 10 favorite layouts of 2008, so stay tuned!! Have a great day!

Friday, December 26, 2008

tree sketch

I came across this so very "cool" sketch for all those Christmas pictures we took yesterday. I was so eager to share it with all you scrapbookers. I found this at http://www.pencillines.com/. Go take a look! Hope this get you inspired.. it did me.

Monday, December 22, 2008

Daisy D's/Christmas 02

This is last years Daisy D's Christmas paper. Just had one sheet so I put it to good use. This is my 12th "vintage" Christmas Layout. I have them all hanging in my Memories Room - for all to see and laugh at hair do's and up and down weight issues hee,hee. Hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and or Hanukkah!!! See ya soon with more crafties!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

more vintage Christmas

Just doing my part to keep you gals inspired! I did these early this morning (1:30 am) Yep late night. I love working with my old photos-brings me back to that time and place. I used Festive by MME and some scrappy Chrismas embellishments . I love ribbons and buttons and I was sure to use both. Ha, ha. Have a great Holiday and find time to be scrappy - after all its a holiday!!

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Fruit Cake Yum!

Don't these look yummy! I just had to show the fruits of my labors yesterday. With a cup of coffee and a slice of fruit cake - It doesn't get any better than that ( well at least for me). A good friend in Anna, Illinois shared his famous recipe with me. I had to beat it out of him. I'll give you a hint, it has a wee bit of apricot brandy in it-but just a bit. Hee, hee!! Hope you have a great week and go bake something and then eat it!! It will make you feel better. Promise.....

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

more crafties

These are calendar book marks. You can go to www.timeanddate.com to get your calendars for the book marks. All I did was mat the calendars and add some ribbon.
I used jiffy pop corn(stove type) and covered the tops with a little paper, stamped a holiday greeting, ribbon and snowmen!!! Quick gift!

The metal clips can be purchased at an office supply store. Just cover the bottom and dust off those punches and add a shape, add a little sparkle and you have a photo holder, recipe holder or place setting holder.

This is a beverage card that can be made very easily and attched to any beverage as a gift card. As you can see, I have been crafting this week. I love to craft and make something out of nothing. One of my favorite things to do. Most of these projects were made from left over paper kits and scraps. I hope you will get your scrap papers out and create. Have a great week!!!

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Weekend Projects

My weekend projects are complete!! Yeah, I'm so happy. The top photo is so sweet. I did this layout for a challenge on AC Bailey. The second one is just precious - meeting the princess. All little girls dream of being the princess. Some day she will be. Trying to finish up on my Holiday shopping - almost there. Just a few items to buy. Hope these LO's have inspired you to do one more before Christmas. Have a great week!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Christmas Stuff

We are off to finish up our Holiday shopping. Yeah!! I wanted to post a crafty for you guys. The first one is Long John ( tea dyed ) ornament. All you do is tea dye 2 pair of kids tube socks. Hot glue them in the shape of Long Johns-embellish knees with patches, buttons and safety pin. Hot glue jute on and clip to small cloths pins. I will get another one posted soon. have a fun day!!

Sunday, December 7, 2008


This is last year's Christmas line from My Minds Eye. I have had such a fun time getting my hands in it. These are vintage photos and the paper works so well with the photos. My paln is to decorate my "Memories Room" with Christmas Layouts from years past. I still have a ways to go. Hope you enjoy these and are inspired in someway!!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

more KOTM/Dec.

Here are a few more layouts and a mini album done with the fabulous papers from the Dec. KOTM that can be found at http://www.acbaileydesigns.com/ . Hurry this kit will sell out fast!

Tuesday, December 2, 2008


Every month AC Bailey has a kit of the month that comes out on the first of the month. This is what I made out of December's kit. I used my vintage photos with some ribbon , brads, buttons and primas. Go check out the KOTM at www.ACBaileyDesigns.com and start your subscription today!

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Dear Santa

To start December off right-a "Dear Santa" layout!! This was so much fun to do. I used vintage photos of my boys and it took me back to that time when they were little and oh so cute! Pull some of those old Christmas photos out of the boxes and scrapbook them for the holidays. They would be very unique decorations. I used kraft paper as my base and then some Christmas paper and stickers. I included some Maya Road velvet ribbon along the side which really gives the layout the vintage feel. I hope you are inspired!!

Friday, November 21, 2008

Sassy and Best Buds!

I finished my sketch last night. I used Vintage Moon paper by pink paislee. I really luv this paper pack!! Really fun to work with. I also used the "Say it with crystals" by prima, Bingo cards byJenni Bowlin and the good news is all of this can be purchased at http://www.acbaileydesigns.com/ Yeah!!!! Hope your inspired!!!

Thursday, November 20, 2008

New Sketch!

I needed something to work on so I decided it was time for another , way cool, sketch. I have never seen one like this - so pretty and different. I want to put more than one photo on it, so I will change it up a bit. Hope you decide to get those photos and make this sketch your own. Have fun with it- is the most important part. So watcha waiting for - give it go! That's for you scrappy girls. You know who you are. hee,hee.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Recipe Card Album/AC Modern 6x6

Finished up my recipe card album-to hold all of those handmade, beautiful recipe cards I have collected doing swaps on AC Bailey and with the cardsister gang!! I used the American Crafts Modern 2 ring binder style album. I altered it with some crafty papers and embellishments I got at AC Bailey. Lots of very cool stuff over in the E-Store. It will be easy, when using the cards , to slip the card out of the binder when in use. The albums can be found at http://www.acbaileydesigns.com/ . Hope you have a great "crafty" day!!

Friday, November 14, 2008

Card challenge - done!

These are some cards I did a few days ago with Sandi's card sketch challenge in mind. One of them is a bit different but that is where I ended up! These were made with scraps out of my scrap box so not sure on name of paper used. The embellishments are from http://www.acbaileydesigns.com/ and the stamp set used is from SU. Hope you are inspired to make some cards.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Model Children/get skechy LO

Kids Zone Kids by American Crafts

2nd page Vintage Moon by Pink Paislee

Model Children/Vintage Moon by Pink Paislee

I had such a great time working with this sketch. I used some way "cool" papers -vintage moon by pink paislee. I tried out some of my new goodies from WWW.ACBaileyDesigns.com also. The new flora doodles/ by petaloo, they have a rinestone in the middle of the paper flower-really adds to the flower. And I love the bling!!! Hope your inspired to "do what you love, and love what you do"

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

New sketchy

Found this sketch at http://gettinsketchy.blogspot.com/ . Can't wait to do it and see what you gals can come up with. I love the circle and the flourishes in the corner and coming down one side. Did you notice the journaling around the circle. Perfect! Off to "give it a go"! Hope you join me.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Fall Layouts/Goodies

Miss Andi & Sebastian

The "Hunter" / Cosmo Cricket paper

fall/Maya Road mini album

Fall card set/Cosmo Cricket paper

Sebastian & Nini

I did these this week and thought someone might be inspired-you never know what will get you in the mood to scrapbook that masterpiece. Hope you get inspired and if you do - let me know ( leave a comment-click on comment under post) by next Friday and your name will go in a drawing for a RAK from me. Have a great weekend!!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Paper clip challenge

This was fun!! I was glad for the technique that was added to the challenge. I don't want to forget what I learned using the Ranger distress inks and the spellbinder paisley die cut. I also used the stickles and 1 brad. So here ya go Kate!! So who's up next?

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

future ballerina/prima sketch

I finished my sketch tonight and wanted to share it with you. I used Bo Bunny Organics paper and added some ribbon and buttons to give it the soft girly look. I used the SU scalloped punch on the edge of the bazzill card stock. I really like using that border punch. Love the look it gives to the paper. Hope you are working on the sketch. Can't wait to see it. The Bo Bunny paper and bazzill card stock are in the estore at www.ACBaileyDesigns.com .

Thursday, October 30, 2008

LO Sketch/Prima

This is a sketch I will doing and thought I would post it to share with you gals. I love the white space in this sketch and of course the primas. I'm looking forward to seeing the finished product. I hope you will try this with a smile, and enjoy the end results.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Weekend of "Crafty Goodies"

Ring books made wiith SU die-cut
Magnet made with SU die-cut

Post-it-Note holder

Lrg. paper clips

This post is for Steve. He asked what I did this weekend so here ya go. Maybe this will encourage Technosister to get busy.