Thursday, May 22, 2014

Feel better Card for a sports fan :)

Hey Guys!

Just popping in to share a card I made for my husband's co-worker.  Wow.  My husband asked ME to make a card ( and justify my crafty spending?).  Uh oh.. pressure is on.  How do I represent my {expensive} crafty hobby in just one card?

Honestly,  I love making cards because you can make it personal.  My husband said he often talks to his co-worker about sports and is a huge Atlanta Falcons fan.  Ideas were filling my head.  Hmm get well card for a sports fan?  I remembered that I had purchased a stamp a while back and now was the perfect time to finally use it ( I knew it would come in handy one day..).

Here is the process video:

Here is the finished card:

Let me know what you think!

I hope I have inspired one of you to create something today :)


Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Pocket Pages Layout featuring Create Indie Stamps :)

Hey Guys!

I know it's been a while since I posted on my blog.  "Life" has taken over again.  So I've been making memories more than documenting them these days- which is definitely a good thing.  If you don't make memories, then how can you document them, right?

So what have I been up to lately?  We celebrated Aiden's 4th birthday at the end of last month, and the following week we headed to New York City :) Super fun!  My husband and I grew up in New York so it was nice to head back to see family and of course hit all the restaurants and eat all the yummy foods we've been craving.

I finally had a chance to print out my photos and do some pocket page style scrapbooking about our trip.  Since I had so many photos, I used a lot of collage style photos and all I really needed was some embellishments.

Most of you know that I LOVE STAMPS.  I use stamps for cards AND I love to use stamps on my layouts, especially my pocket style layouts.  The pocket style has individual cards so it's like making a mini card for each pocket.  So what better way to embellish than with stamps??

For my layout, I am using Create Indie Stamps.  I responded to their Contributor Call and was chosen! Yipee!  Since I already own most of their stamps and truly enjoy using them, I was delighted to be chosen to showcase them.  I used a few of their stamps sets: Recipe,  Flair it Up & City.  They were all so appropriate for all my foodie and city shots.  I inked them up with the Memento dew drop in Danube Blue and they all stamped out beautifully.

Be sure to snatch up the Flair it Up stamp set because it is now on sale and about to retire :(

Here is my process video:

Here is the overview of the page:

Here's a closer look at the stamps:

Using CITY
Thanks for stopping by!  I hope I was able to inspire you to create something wonderful today :)