Friday, October 30, 2009

Digital Scrapbooking

More Scrapbooking! I have been having hte best time with digital scrapbooking. If you haven't tried it you really should! I could go on forever about the benefits of digital vs. traditional, but my main reason is I never run out of paper or embellishments! Here are the pages I made from our apple picking trip this year. I wish I knew how to put the pages side by side in blogger, that will be on my list to figure out soon.


Here is another thing I like to put out each year I haven't updated it this year yet though) I plan to keep the latest 3 years of pictures of Zach (and soon to be baby #2) displayed in this double page layout. I have both pages framed and that keeps them safe and protected and it they are very detailed pages, so they are perfect for having out for display. It's so fun to look back at the first few years of costumes! I have to add last years in, and of course this year, but I will do that before I put it away and have something fun and new to look at when I take it out next year!

Tomorrow is Halloween! Be sure to check back to see what the kiddos are dressed like this year!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Day 2

Scrapbooking on a candle? Why not! Here are some cute candles I made with photos on them. If you are interested in knowing how to do this please don't hesitate to ask. If there is enough interest I will post instructions, otherwise just enjoy my phto candles!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Introducing Joshua David
Born Sunday October 18 2009
Time: 2:51pm
Weight: 8lbs. 10 ounces
Length: 20 inchesHere is the proud big brother with his new babyAnd here they are playing already! (Actually Josh was hungry during the photo shoot, and Zach's nose got close enough to eat)

Day 3

I love how this turned out! It is made out of a file folder. I covered it in designer paper and then layered teh different sized paper on the inside. My plan is to have this as an ongoing scrapbook of each Halloween, what my son dressed up like. I will put the year on teh bottom of each tab and then stick a picture of him in his costume on each page. As you get to the bottom there is room for more than one photo, and also room on the back of each tab!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Day 4

These are made using the matchbox die for teh big shot. They open to reveal a pop up eye ball to scare whoever you give them too!

Monday, October 26, 2009

Day 5

This was made with the box #2 die for the big shot. I die cut 2 boxes and instead of closing the lid I attached them back to back and punched the oval through for a handle. It's hard to see because the base is black but there is room for treats in the front and back.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Day 6

A triangle treat box, made to look like a candy corn.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Day 7

Some more home decor. I took those foam pumpkins youc an get at the craft store (get them after Halloween for CHEAP!) I used modge podge and glitter to cover them. They are super sparkly in person, and totally me. I love putting these out year after year!

Friday, October 23, 2009

Day 8

Some more fun with those spooky eyeballs. Here is a flower pot card, thanks again to patti lee for the inspiration.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Day 9

Another peppermint patty cover, just a scary eyeball

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Day 10

A simple yet cute idea. It's a 3D pumpkin on a peppermint patty! My own original idea!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Day 11

This is a fun interactive card. Here is the view when it is closed Notice as you start to open it the eyes shift to the left

And when it is completely open it reveals a new message
Thank you to Jan Tink for the tutorial on this card, and Patti Lee for the card idea!

Monday, October 19, 2009

Day 12

This cute pumpkin basket was created using teh pillow box die cut for the big shot. 3 of them have been put together and then his face was made with various punches. I added a few leaf die cuts to the side of the handle with some curly q's!

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Day 13

This is what I have on the corner of my counter. My mom made me the placemat. I used the spooky spider decor element to decorate a fancy glass jar I found at a local craft store. I love that this is something I can put out year after year! And no it isn't filled with candy...well because I would eat it and it would hold an insane amount of candy! So I filled it with some mini pumpkins that I covered in glitter!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Day 14

Here is a cute sucker cover. This was a make and take made by my upline for our demonstrator meeting we had this past weekend. The cute skeleton is made using the designer lable punch and heart to heart punch for his eyes.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Day 15

Here are some adorable punch art aliens! They surrond a peppermint patty to make a cute and festive treat!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

16 days till Halloween

I had hoped to post some Halloween projects evey other day for the entire month to lead up to Halloween. But most of you know I am very close (days away!) from having a baby! So that has kept me a little busier than usual. So instead I have decided to just post every day for the rest of the month some cute Halloween ideas to inspire you to get creative! I hope you enjoy!

Day 16

we had to carve pumpkins a little early this year, just in case. So here is Zach with his pumpkin that he designed (I carved but he told me what shapes to make everything!)

and here are the 2 he painted and put "potato head" pieces on!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Scrapbook Expo Entry

This is 1 of the cards I entered at the Scrapbook Expo this year. I really liked it, the colors stood out and it was a nice easy layout. It didn't win :( But I am glad I entered. I will post my other entry and a link to what cards did win in the next few days.

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