Friday, July 30, 2010

Sketchy Thursday

Here is a layout based on the sketch for this week at Sketchy Thursday. The picture is of Leonard at Pinguisibi Falls in Ontario. I don't know why there is only one picture taken at this waterfall, when we took so many at the other falls.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Cosmo Cricket

Stacy at The Scrapbook Cottage is having a Cosmo Cricket giveaway. Check out the newest patterns: Matilda, Mitten Weather, and Togetherness. Gorgeous.

Old Fort William

Old Fort William is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario - a reconstruction of the fur trade post as it existed in 1815.

This layout is for the buttons and bows challenge at Lasting Memories. This challenge ends on 7/31 and a new one will be posted 8/1. Come join the fun.

Great Outdoors

Another in a series of layouts from our trip around Lake Superior. This one is from Rainbow Falls, near Rossport, Ontario and was based on sketch #39 at Creative Genealogy Scrapbooking.

Scrap Farm giveaway

Head over to The Scrap Farm to check out an awesome blog and a great giveaway.

Gracie's blog candy

This blog candy is offered in honor of Kae's 9th birthday. Head over to Created by Gracie to enter.

Jodi's Birthday Candy

In celebration of her birthday, Jodi at Inked Inspirations is offering 5 awesome candies. Hurry over to check it out and become a follower of her blog.

Lolo's blog candy

This blog candy is being offered by Lo Lo in celebrations of reaching 200 followers. She will be offering another candy in honor of reaching 300 followers soon, so be sure to visit her blog.

Pink Gem's blog candy

This blog candy is being offered by Pink Gem.
Aren't those stamps just the cutest ever? Be sure to enter.

Melanie's blog candy

Melanie is having a small celebration in honor of reaching 20 followers. Check here to see her gorgeous cards and her awesome giveaway.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

New Sassafrass Lass

If you are like me you have been checking everywhere for sneak peeks of the new releases at CHA. I found one that I really like at Sassafrass Lass. Mix and Mend will be on my wishlist for sure.

Another new Sassafrass Lass line is Count Me In. Check it out here.

Here is where you will find the Sassafrass Lass newest embellishments. Totally gorgeous stuff.

There are giveaways on the Sassafrass Lass blog for these items. Be sure to check it out.

Papercraft Star Challenge #6

Here is my entry for Papercraft Star's challenge #6. This is based on the card sketch that was given. I'm not much into card making, but two co-workers are getting married soon so I gave it a try - wanted the card to be something elegant.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Lollipop Crafts

There is a new challenge blog, Lollipop Crafts, starting next week and to celebrate they are offering some blog candy. Click here for the details.

Kellie's second blog candy

Kellie is on a roll and offering blog candy to celebrate her acceptance to the Stamping Bazaar design team. Check it out here.

Lets Ink It Up

There is a new challenge blog starting in September. Lets Ink It Up is trying to get 100 followers before September 4th AND is offering some awesome blog candy. Check it out.

Sarah's blog candy

Here's another great blog candy, this time from Sarah. Check here for entry information. You have until August 30th. Good luck.

Kellie's blog candy

Check out the awesome blog candy Kellie is offering here. Enter until August 16th.

Monday, July 26, 2010


This layout is based on sketch #114 at Creative Scrappers and on the topic "pose" for the yahoo group scrappin-n-chattin.
This is my daughter and two of my grandsons looking through cutouts at Fort Mackinac.

Pink Ninja Addicts Blog Hop

Start here to take part in the Pink Ninja Addicts Blog Hop. You have until July 31st to take part. Don't miss the fun.

TaDa Creative Studios Giveaway

TaDa Creative Studios is releasing 3 amazing new patterned paper collections and giving one away. You can see all three sneak previews here. Good luck.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Sketchy Thursday entry

Here's my entry for this week's Sketchy Thursday sketch challenge. It is another layout from our trip around Lake Superior. This time at Tettegouch Park in MN.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Natural High

This week's challenge at Papercraft Star is circles. My layout is of Miner's Castle, part of Pictured Rocks near Munising, Michigan. Everyone is welcome to join the challenge and to take part in the voting.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

A Small Giveaway

Check out Artful Delight for what Leeanne is calling her small giveaway. She is giving away 3 Cosmo Cricket Material Girl Crafting kits. Become a follower and check later this week for her bigger giveaway.

Sunday, July 18, 2010


This layout is based on sketch 113 over at Creative Scrappers. Another in a series of layouts from a trip around Lake Superior in 1995.

Thursday, July 15, 2010


Today's layout is based on this week's sketch from Sketchy Thursdays. Two of my grandsons were playing fort in my livingroom and used a google creature as a light.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Sports Team Inspired

The challenge at Papercraft Star this week is sports team inspiration. My grandson's favorite team is Michigan State which is green and white. My layout is from a trip my husband and I took around Lake Superior in 1995.

Saturday, July 10, 2010


Check out the awesome giveaway on Through Emily's Eyes blog. You have until July 30th to enter for a chance to win a Butterfly Kisses kit.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Another Blue Angels Layout

Guess you can tell I really like the Blue Angels air show. This layout follows the sketch challenge at Papercraft Stars. Come join the fun. Follow the challenge and vote for your favorite.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

A Younger Me

Today's layout is based on a sketch challenge at The Studio. I believe the photo was taken in 1974.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010


This layout is of my daughter and grandson, taken at my son's home. I made this for a challenge at The Studio to make a summer layout in yellow and orange.

Blue Moon Giveaway

Be sure to stop by Blue Moon Scrapbooking and check out their July giveaways.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Blue Angels

This layout was made for the challenge at Everything Scrapp'n. The challenge was to make a red, white and blue layout that was not patriotic and to throw in a star or two for good measure. The Blue Angels perform at the National Cherry Festival every other year and I try to attend at least one of their shows.

Ageless Love

Based on the sketch on the Stuck Sketches blog, this layout is of my grandparents in 1945.

Purple Pumpkin is having a giveaway

Samantha at Purple Pumpkin is having a giveaway for a cute embellishment pack in your choice of colors. Head on over and check out her blog.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Scrapping Nomad giveaway

Scrapping Nomad is having a giveaway. Visit Caro's blog before July 8th and guess the number of brads in the container for a chance to win 3 sets of Sassafrass Lass blossoms and 2 sets of brads.