French Inspired Envelope Liner

French Inspired Envelope Liner


My favorite friend to get into trouble with when I was young is getting married this Fall and I have been helping her plan her wedding and all of the small details that make it a memorable event!  Her and her fiance decided on a french inspired theme and somehow it has morphed into more … Continue reading

Nature’s Pace Wedding Invitation

Nature’s Pace Wedding Invitation


When you are not a graphic designer (and most of us aren’t!) stamps are a great way to use someone else’s design talents to your benefit.  Every now and then I see stamps that I think would be wonderful to be used on a wedding invitation and this honey bee enveloped in a delicate wreath … Continue reading

A Little Bit Of Me

A Little Bit Of Me


I hate hate hate having pictures taken of me.  I don’t consider myself photogenic and can count on one hand pictures of myself that I really like.   Normally I grab the camera to avoid being in the shot but I gave my oldest son the camera the other day and he snapped a picture of me … Continue reading

2012 Holiday Catalog Is Here!

2012 Holiday Catalog Is Here!


It’s Christmas in August around here!  I always get so excited when I finally get my new Holiday Catalog!  For me it means cooler days are ahead along with my favorite time of year.  So sit back, enjoy a cup of coffee and take a peek at some of my favorite new products below!  PLUS … Continue reading

Have A Banner Birthday

Have A Banner Birthday


When you purchase a set of stamps sometimes it can be hard to image all of the possible ways you can use them!  One of the easiest ways to extend the use of a stamp is to separate the design from the text by stamping with markers instead of stamp pads.  You can move the … Continue reading

School Papers + A 10 Minute Layout

School Papers + A 10 Minute Layout


One week and counting till school starts for us and I am soooooo ready!  Thought I might as well take this opportunity to get into the spirit of things and actually scrap the photos from (last year’s yikes) 1st day of school.  I’m definitely not your chronological scrapper – I tend to get forward and … Continue reading

Dress Up Your Frames

Dress Up Your Frames


This is one of the projects that I have to pat myself on the back for.  Not that it turned out really cool or anything like that – just a nice little pat for actually getting it done.  My head might have exploded if I heard my husband “casually” ask me one more time what … Continue reading

Bohemian Thank You

Bohemian Thank You


Yes… I am still stuck on this International Bazaar paper and the Lacy and Lovely stamp set – just can’t seem to get them put away!  I am so in love with the colors and the design.  So much so that my master bedroom remodel plans now includes me stenciling various medallions either on the … Continue reading

International Bazaar Layout

International Bazaar Layout


I was pretty excited to get to the International Bazaar Product Suite this week because I think this may be my favorite Designer Series Paper out of the new catalog.  The earth tones were perfect for our summer camping layout and I got to use the Lacy & Lovely stamp set.  Watch out… my new … Continue reading