Through the Year -- Calendar Set

Through the Year -- Calendar Set
As 2017 comes to a close, you can be ready for 2018 by creating a beautiful photo calendar. The Through the Year calendar kit includes everything you need to create a 12-month photo calendar for the year ahead. Save 20% on this exclusive bundle of products, that includes custom gold glitter die-cuts, glitter gems, Complements, papers, and a blank calendar. The November Stamp of the Month, Through the Year, makes an excellent companion to this project, too. If you didn’t get this limited-time stamp set last month, never fear — you can get a calendar kit that includes this set! Get this exclusive calendar kit FREE this month when you sign up to become a Consultant in December or when you host a qualifying party.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Fun fall flowers

So how awesome is this fall craft!!!! Oh and did I mention that my SIX YEAR OLD Kennedy made this baby, carrying on the crafty tradition!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Cabin wood decor using Jacksonville

So I made a fun wood home decor piece for a friend's 50+ 10 birthday (Yup that's really what he's calling it lol!).  Jim's favorite place in the world is his CABIN so I wanted to capture that here in my gift for him.  I used CTMH's Jacksonville papers (now retired sorry everyone I grabbed them as they were going, going, gone in August!) which fit perfect with my vision.  I distressed the papers with Cocoa ink before gluing them down.  All the embellishments are from my site  and the wood pieces came from

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Journalling through photos in Studio J

Remember that in Studio J you can change journal and title wells into photo wells too!  Journalling is important!!!!  But sometimes the photos say it all, like in this example, the photo of one of the light displays of our yearly event shows it off better than I could describe it.  I still made sure to include the date, and extra names elsewhere on the pages though.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Studio J Outling Title Effect Tip

Check out the title on the right side--I made that effect by copying and pasting the title right over top itself and then changing the color of the top copy to colonial white from cranberry; and just offsetting slightly.  Super easy to do and it makes a great outlining look!

Monday, September 14, 2015

Kirigami card and bell

So this just happened!  That moment when I realized my 9.5 year old has way more talent than me when it ANYTHING doing with folding! She loves Oragami and her new thing is now Kirigami cards [didn't even know that was the term for these beauties].  Way to go SaraBeth!!!!

Friday, September 11, 2015

National stamping month stamp sets

September's National Stamping Month three special by stamp sets by CTMH featured on my site this month are super cute and remember only available until the end of the month.  They are low, low priced at $13.95 ea.

All three of these great sets also coordinate with the brand new CTMH Cricut Artistry set! Hurry and grab yours today!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Christmas Eve Angels Layout - Studio J

I LOVE THIS LAYOUT!!!  When I took these photos FIVE years ago, yes Scrappers guilt, this layout is makes me so happy that it gave a classic, timeless feel to my photos.  I am thrilled with the results!!!


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Quick Change Express Collections made easy

So I wanted to share this same pre-designed layout from the Express Collection in Studio J side-by-side for you to see with only about 10 minutes with of work I changed the look of the layout and am very happy to have both of these layouts in the same groupings of pages in my album.