My Christmas Wish List (part one)

With the holidays approaching, it is becoming time to think about giving gifts to your loved ones. It is always appreciated when each family member creates a wish list so that I am able to give gifts that they really want. So, I decided to sit down at think about the top items on my scrapbook wish list. Thought that I would share my list with you. Epson R1800 large-format printer. I’ve been wanting this for quiet a while, but the large price tag is holding me back. I have read many reviews and almost everyone who had this print … Continue reading

Quickutz Winter CHA 2006 Releases!

Quickutz came out with some innovative and exciting new products for the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) Trade Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. Until now, Quickutz has only offered hand tools and dies to create your own dies cuts are home. They are now introducing new ways to expand the use of their products. Icing RubOns is a creative way to embellish your die cuts. It is basically rub-ons that have been sized to fit exactly onto your Quickutz dies. You can purchase a starter kit that includes an exclusive die (with 5 shapes on it), four rub-on … Continue reading

Handmade Birthday Card Idea – Two

Birthday Card Two I love to make cards. It is a quick project where you can see the final results quickly (unlike a scrapbook that may have no end.) I want to share a birthday card that I just finished and hope to spark some creative card making for you! The paper used for this card is all from the SEI Twitterpated line. This paper was so much fun to work with! I also used Making Memories magnetic stamps, ink, Quickutz Studio Alphabet, Heidi Swapp photo corners and the blue fiber. Here are the steps I followed to complete the … Continue reading

I Love My Quickutz!

You may have noticed that both Crystal and I have referenced using Quickutz alphabets and shapes in our projects. You may be wondering what is Quickutz? Well, it is a portable die cutting system that has many wonderful fonts and shapes that you can purchase. It took a while for me to be convinced that I would even like using the Quickutz system. I was not a die cut user and so I did not see a need for my own die cutting system. Then I started looking at all of the dies that are available and started to think … Continue reading

Scrapbooking Ultrasound Pictures

Using Ultrasound Photos in Your Layouts Have you ever wondered about what you should do with all of those ultrasound pictures that you received at the doctor‘s office while you were pregnant? I just decided to scrapbook the ultrasound pictures of my daughter Hannah. She is now 15 months and it was fun to reflect on how I was feeling at the time I had the ultrasounds. My older daughter had fun looking at the pictures and trying to figure out which body part was in the picture. Now we can enjoy the pictures rather than have them sit in … Continue reading

Theme Albums – Cousins Book – Part 3: Danny’s Pages

The second cousin in our family is Danny. He is the second child of three and is very sensitive to things being fair. So his mom took great lengths to create a very special page for his part of the cousins’ book. She chose a cool blue and white checked pattern for the base of her layout. Danny loves Nintendo and Pokemon so she decided to accent the base with a lime green color as well as the green from the Making Memories (MM) kit. She cut two bold 3 x 6 inch strips of the lime green Bazzill Basics … Continue reading