Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Flea Market Altered Frames

Hi Everyone! I'm up over on the Crate Paper blog today with a fun altered frame tutorial made with the new Maggie Holmes collection: Flea Market! Make sure you check out the Crate blog for step-by-step directions on creating these fun frames. Mine are hanging in my freshly painted craft room!

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Stop by tomorrow for the latest gallery reveals over at Write.Click.Scrapbook and Gossamer Blue!!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Gossamer Blue Exciting News!!

Hi Everyone! I meant to post this yesterday, but my husband ended up going to the ER after he got stung multiple times by wasps and had an allergic reaction! Scary, but very thankful that he had an epipen and that it worked! So, onto exciting news...I am so thrilled to announce that I am now a Scrapbook Design team member for Gossamer Blue!!

I was so blown away by the kits Lori sent me for my Guest Design spot last month and I thought that she couldn't ever top those kits...well, I was wrong! The August kits are amazing. Simply amazing! And if you haven't already seen, Christine Middlecamp, layer master, is teaching a new class at GB next month!! Sign up, you won't be sorry!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

And Speaking of American Crafts...

I really couldn't believe my eyes a few months ago when I read an email from Paige Evans, American Crafts Design Team Coordinator, asking me if I'd be interested in Guest Designing for the month of July! I think I replied to her email in 2.2 seconds saying, "Yes!". Here are my projects--I had the best time creating these!

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Thanks so much to Paige for the opportunity, kind words, and support, and I am so very excited to be a member of such a talented team!!

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Super Exciting News!!

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I am so incredibly excited and honored to announce that I have been chosen for the American Crafts 2013-2014 Design Team!!

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Here's a link to the official announcement! American Crafts blog

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

More MME Guest Designer Projects

Hi Everyone! Thanks so much for all of your kind words of support over at the My Mind's Eye blog and facebook page! Here are my remaining three projects I created with these fun collections!

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Thanks so much for stopping by today, and be on the look out for a few more exciting things happening later this month!!

Monday, July 15, 2013

My Mind's Eye Guest Designer!!!

Sooo excited to be the Guest Designer over at My Mind's Eye this month!! I absolutely loved working with all the goodies Stephanie Howell from MME sent me! Here are two of my projects, and I'll be back tomorrow with another three layouts!!

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Please stop by the MME blog and say Hi!

Friday, July 12, 2013

Crate Paper/Card Maker Blog Hop!!

Hi All!! You've reached the blog of Katie Ehmann, Crate Paper Girl! So happy you are hopping along with us today for the Crate Paper/Card Maker blog hop! If you get lost, go on back to Card Maker or Crate Paper. And don't forget to enter to win a $40 prize pack of Maggie Holmes goodies from her Crate Paper collection over at the Crate blog!!

The Maggie Holmes collection is one of my all time favorite collections ever, and I just might by trying to hang onto every last bit of it--especially the chipboard and the patterned papers! I used two chipboard pieces on my card, the pink butterfly and the circle frame. The yellow flowered paper with its blue polka dot alternate side are gorgeous together, so I chose those along with a couple of pieces of the washi tape that comes in a super cool, convenient sheet. Finally, the gold glitter stickers spell out my simple sentiment!

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Thanks so much for stopping by! Next up is the very talented AJ Otto who can be found right here!!

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Crate Paper July Creative Weekly

Hi Everyone! We are back from a long weekend in Chicago and I'm happy to share my layout for July's Creative Weekly theme over at Crate Paper! The theme this month is celebrations and I chose 4th of July. Using a cut file from the Silhouette store, I backed each of the stars with different patterned paper from The Pier, Maggie Holmes and Storyteller. I added my title and some embellishments and that was it! A fun, simple celebratory layout in honor of the 4th!

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Now I gotta run, because guess what was waiting on my doorstep when we arrived home from The Windy City?? A box full of three new Crate Paper collections!!! And let me tell you, you are going to love them!!

Monday, July 1, 2013

Gossamer Blue Kit Club July Guest Designer!!

Hi Again Everyone! Awhile back I announced that I was the winner of a Guest Designing contest over at Gossamer Blue. Well, July is my month to Guest Design and can I just say that I was completely blown away by their kits this month! I really could not believe all the lovely goodness that was packed into each and every kit and add-on!! If you haven't check out Gossamer Blue, run, don't walk before this month is sold out! I created three layouts with the kits, and the first is a special Fancy Pants layout that features one of their new collections called What a Wonderful Day. It has got to be one of the happiest summertime collections ever! So fun!

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Next, I created a Main Kit only layout, featuring a photo of my girls decked out in face paint at the end of school year carnival.

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Finally, I used a mix of all the kits and add-ons to create this fun layout of my oldest daughter running through the sprinklers!

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Thanks so much to Lori and the Gossamer Blue Team for having me--it was an absolute honor and total blast to work with the gorgeous kits! Be on the lookout for my guest designer intro post on the Gossamer Blue blog coming soon!!

Write.Click.Scrapbook July Gallery!

Hi All! Today is July, and that means the big gallery reveal at Write.Click.Scrapbook!

Here is my layout for the Top 10 List theme:

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Thanks so much for stopping by today, and Happy July!