Monday, October 26, 2015

Halloween Costumes!

Hello!!  I am still here.  I really want to scrap but need to be inspired.  That means I need to start visiting your blogs more often to get my mojo going.  I miss all of it: scrapping, visiting, etc.  Life has been busy - as I am sure it has been for all of you.  Wanted to stop by and share something that has been keeping me (us) busy...making our Halloween costumes.

Theme this year:  Birds of a feather, flock together  (wink)  I like the irony of that and tMN's logo.
Bald Eagle, Owl and Peacock

 My son created his own costume based on a character he made up
from a game he and his friends [pretend] play at recess.
He was thrilled to see his vision to fruition.

My mom and me
Check out my make-up
Thank you to ModCloth blog for the make-up tutorial and 
Gold Feathers blog for the costume idea!!

Happy missing you,

Monday, October 19, 2015

More Make it Monday Inspiration!

Hello.  Back today sharing the layouts that Jane and I made with the Make it Monday No. 48 Sketch!
We hope you will play along with our Fall Frenzy Challenge!

Leslie Germain

Here is the sketch!  Hope you will play along.
See side panel or a original post to link up!

Happy Monday!

Monday, October 12, 2015

Make it Monday No. 48

 Happy Monday fellow scrappers.  During September and October, our DT is joining up with other challenge blogs for some fun.  So... the Make it Monday challenges will become part of the Fall Frenzy.  We are going to have a different sketch for September, October and November.  You will have until December 1st to link up.  The more you link up the more entries you get in the drawing.  And the final prize will be $15 to shop at The Memory Nest.

1 link up = 1 Entry
2  link ups = 3 entries
3 link ups = 6 entries

Here is the October sketch that I created.  I was inspired by one of the paint palettes you get at the store.  I LOVE the BEAUTIFUL creations the design team were inspired to make.

 Crystal Schneider

Remember: Cards and Layouts are Welcome!!

Happy Creating, 

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Ray of Sunshine with SUMMER SUN!

Happy Humpday!!  I am sorry I have been so MIA!!  I miss blogging and scrapping.  I have not been able to do much of either lately.  I am doing me best to visit your blogs.  You may notice that I come by every couple to few days, but I visit multiple posts so I can catch up on your creative pieces.  

I recently got a permanent position teaching Pre-K.  I am only part time but the adjustment is taking a little longer than expected.  The class is wonderful and I LOVE what I am doing.  It is just learning to balance work, homelife (running the kids) and hobbies.  I am not ready to give up on the scrapbooking endeavor ~ owning a store and running a blog.  Plus, I would 
Miss ALL of YOU ~ my scrappy friends.  Thanks for being patient with me!!

Here is another layout using the Summer Sun Collection by Fancy Pants.  
Such a fun line.  I hope to be back this week to share layouts of the other
summer collection by Fancy Pants!

and a close up of my title and stitching

Happy to have scrappy friends like you!

Friday, October 2, 2015

Scraptober Fest

Hello Scrappers.  This month's challenge is a team effort with more ways to win and amazing prizes.  We are joining Scrap Our Stash for the Scraptober Fest challenge.  Below is information on the challenges and how to link up.  The Memory Nest has created a sketch for the challenge.  Have fun and I look forward to seeing what you create.

Happy Scraptober, 

ScraptoberFest Challenge

Because we love to challenge ourselves and other scrappers, we have teamed up with 3 other great scrap challenge sites to bring you an ultimate challenge with a chance to win multiple prizes!

This is how the challenge works:

Each challenge blog is hosting a challenge on their blog for a chance to win a prize. :)

Now here’s the fun, challenging part… If you create a layout, combining all (4)challenges together, and link it up to each participating blog, you will be eligible for a chance to win the ScraptoberFest BONUS prize! 

Here are the challenges:
  • Scrap Our Stash Stash challenge  - Create a layout using at least 2 different type of Washi Tapes. 
  • Challenge YOUrself - Create a layout that includes YOU in the photo.
  • My Scraps & More - Color Challenge 
  • The Memory Nest - Sketch Challenge ~ Link up your take on the sketch below for your chance to WIN a Gift certificate to shop The Memory Nest.

    Rules for all challenges:
    • Must be new as of October 2, 2015…no back linking
    • Layouts only ~ No Cards
    • No Digital Layouts
    • Participants are allowed to complete or combine one or more of the challenges, but to be entered into the BONUS prize drawing, they must combine all (4) challenges.
    • For each challenge you complete, you MUST upload to the blog that hosted the challengeto be eligible for that sites prize drawing.  
    • All entries due October 31, 2015

    Bonus Prize: The Bonus Prize will be a $40 gift card generously provided by all (4) challenge sites. The winner of the Bonus Prize will have (2) options for their gift card:

    (A) $40 gift card to shop with one of our sponsors…winners choice  ~OR~
    (B) (2) $20 gift cards to shop with any two of our sponsors…winners choice


     AND here is what my fabulous Design Team created!

    Sherri Caramico

    Thursday, October 1, 2015

    2 Crafty Girls ~ October

    Happy October 1st.  I am back to share another 2 Crafty Girls Challenge.  
    Here is the inspiration board  for October.  You are welcome to use
    more than one of the inspiration pieces provided.  

    Happy card making,

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