Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Chalk it Up Smile Layout.....

Happy Wednesday Friends!! I hope that you are all having a fabulous week!!! I have created a super amazing layout using the Chalk it Up line from CTMH!!! I love this layout!!! I made this layout at our Scrapbook Retreat in September I am just now getting my photo onto my layout!!! Designer Taylor Knight provided the base and the inspiration of this layout!!! I am excited to add my spin on it!! Check it out!!!


**I used some yummy washi tape, and some cards from the Chalk it Up Picture My Life kit too!!**


**I love the glitter paper that CTMH also has to offer. It is a heavy weight glitter cardstock and it is perfect for all of the fabulous projects that we make!! **

**Here is a close up of this fun layout with the layering of the cards and the fun puffy stickers!!! Be sure to get all of your Chalk it Up products in my store!!!

Items Used on this layout:

Chalk it Up Picture my life: HERE
Glitter paper: HERE
Washi Tape:HERE
Chalk it Up Paper Pack: HERE
Chalk it Up Assorted Stickers: HERE
Bonding Memories Glue: HERE
Corner Rounder: HERE
Scissors: HERE
3-D Foam Tape:  HERE

Be sure to check out all of the yummy goodness over on my site HERE



Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UPDATED: Create and Craft TV Giveaway!!!!

*** If you are looking for the Color Combos I love post Click HERE


UPDATED!!! *****  Crafters the bad news is we did not hit our goal of 5,000 subscribers The GOOD news is that Create and Craft decided to give us one more week to reach our goal!!! Do you think that we can hit our GOAL??? I do! Share this post with your friends come back here and comment shared and tell us who you tagged for an extra chance at winning the $50.00 goodie bag!!! The contest has extended until Tuesday October 28th!!! Good Luck and remember to Share Share Share!!!!!!***

Many of you already know, but just in case I would like to announce my exciting news!!! I am proud to announce that I am one of the Elite Designers whom was chosen to be a part of the 
Create and Craft TV U.S. Design Team!! Whoop Whoop!!! 
Who is ready for a Giveaway???? Create and Craft TV has given each designer a gift bag of goodies that are valued up to $50.00 in product, from Dies to paper and more!!! To win is easy! Click on the link. Subscribe with your email, come back here and comment on my blog! If we hit 5,000 by Sunday Night  October 19th the bags will be given away!  Can we do it? YES!!!! Where was I again?? Oh YES!!! After you sign up with your email and confirm be sure to come back here and comment on my blog to be entered to WIN!!!!! You can enter on each and every designers blogs for a chance to win as long as you have subscribed with your email.  (you can enter on each designers blogs but only subscribe one time to the link) Who is ready for some fun???? 


HERE is the LINK!!!!
Subscribe at the bottom of the page!!!

Good Luck!!!! Remember to enter- click on link, sign up with email, comment on my blog!!!
Stay tuned for more info about the Design Team and Create and Craft TV  USA









Color Combos I love......



Hello, Hello Sweet Friends!!! I am super excited to share some different Color Combos that I love! I have a huge board on Pinterest that has TONS!! of Color Combos that I love!!! Be sure to check them all out HERE on my Pinterest page!!!


*This Color Combo was found HERE
I love that there are two different pinks in this and combined with the blue, green and mustard Yummy!


**This Color Combo was found HERE**
I love the teal with the red and the grey along with the soft cream colors




** You can find the Color Combo HERE **

I love the two primary colors red and blue mixed with the light blue and the green


** You can find this Color Combo HERE **

The Pink mixed with the black and the orange paired up with the Putty and the Sandalwood


These are just a few of my favorite color combos!!! Check out my full pinterest board and be sure to follow me!!!! Whoop Whoop!! Do you have a Favorite Color Combo?? I would love to see or hear what your fav's are!!! 




Friday, October 17, 2014

Monster Mash Blog Hop Day #1

Want to enter a super fun Giveaway? Create and Craft TV Giveaway Click HERE

Welcome to the Monster Mash Blog Hop Day #1



I was working in the lab, late one night

When my eyes beheld an eerie sight

For my monster from his slab, began to rise

And suddenly to my surprise
He did the mash, he did the monster mash

It was a graveyard smash!

Connie Can Crop and her ghoulishly wonderful friends are so glad you could join us for this Monster Mash! We have so many frightful projects you'll be screaming for more! 


This is a two day blog hop and we appreciate your leaving a comment for all of these talented creatures who are here sharing their ideas and creations. Be sure to come back tomorrow to see all the new and amazing projects we have in store for you in Day #2! We can't wait to see you again!
The zombies were having fun, the party had just begun

The guests included Wolf Man, Dracula and his son!
A Woooo!


We have three terrifying yet amazing sponsors and giveaways for this hop!




Creative Kuts is giving one lucky winner a $10 gift certificate for their online store.

Be sure to check out their spooky SVG files!



You can
visit her Shop
here
and
follow them on Facebook here.

AND

is giving away this Frightfully Fun Stamp set from CTMH


AND
Connie Wallenbrock is giving away this Mini-Medley Accents Pack from CTMH
Perfect for your Halloween creations!




What do you need to do to win? Easy... become a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of them a comment letting them know what you like best about their projects.



Then you can mash, then you can monster mash
The monster mash, and do a graveyard smash
Then you can mash, you'll catch on in a flash
Then you can mash, then you can monster mash
You will have until 12:00 am Monday to finish the hop and leave your comments.


Winners will be announced on Wednesday at Connie Can Crop.


Be sure to follow everyone and leave your spirited comments along the way!


Let's get this Monster Party started!

I created a super fun witches hat! I bought this paper mache' hat from Michaels. I believe it was only a couple of dollars! I used the YUMMY CTMH Paper Line Scaredy Cat!!! I used many different types of embellishments on this hat! From Lace, to some yummy Twine from Timeless Twine, to a fun Vintage Witch, feathers, felt bows, paper flowers, and spooky spiders!!!



Get your Scaredy Cat Paper HERE



*Here is a pic of the hat close up**




Up next is the lovely and talented Cindy click HERE




Here is our complete line up for day #1 in case you get lost along the way:





Thanks so much for joining us for such a fun day! Don't forget to come back tomorrow for Day #2!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Trick or Treat ...

If you are looking for the Miscarriage and Loss Awareness Blog Hop Click HERE
If you are looking for the Decorate to Celebrate Post Click HERE


Trick or Treat smell my feet, give me something good to eat!! Hey, Hey everybody it is my day over at 3 Girl JAM Design Team and I love Halloween!! Do you love Halloween??? I dress up each and every year, this year I am going to be a Sugar Skull Day of the Dead witch how about you??? Today, I have a fun spooky card to share!!! I used some of the yummy Harvest Bundle and the Coffee Bundle on my card!!! Check out 3 Girl JAM HERE




 *** I love this fun card!! Like I said I love love Halloween!!!



Washi Halloween Pumpkin!!!

If you are here for the 3 Girl JAM post be sure to click HERE
If you are here for the Miscarriage and Loss Awareness Blog Hop Click HERE

Who is ready to Decorate and Celebrate???? I know that I am!! It is time for another challenge over at Decorate to Celebrate!! And I have a fun project for you to DIY!!! Be sure to check out this challenge HERE !!! I know that many of you may have seen my fall washi pumpkin but I had to make a spooky Halloween washi pumpkin to complete my decorating so I can start celebrating!!!! To see the YouTube Tutorial on how to make these fun pumpkins click HERE.  



For this pumpkin I took some black and white polka dot washi tape and made 4 stripes on the pumpkin giving it a fun pattern.  I then took some flowers by Prima, two straight pins and two leaves and adhered them to the top of the pumpkin.  I took a spider ring and cut the ring in half sticking the remaining of the ring into the pumpkin.  EEK!! I love how this turned out!!


I hope that you enjoyed my fun DIY washi pumpkin!!! 
Be sure to check out Decorate to Celebrate Today!!!




Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Miscarriage & Infant Loss Awareness Month Blog Hop




Welcome to the Miscarriage and Infant Loss Awareness Month Blog Hop.


You should of arrived here from An'Jenic Gibsons Blog if not, please start at the beginning at Jessica's Blog! 


Today, October 15,  is National Miscarriage and Infant Loss Awareness Day. 

This hop was created for those that have either have Angel Babies, for those that suffered a devastating loss with the loss of their own child or someone in their life that has an Angel baby or lost a child. 

Here are a few statistics to keep in mind regarding Miscarriage and Infant Loss: 

75% of all conceptions end in miscarriage
30% of pregnancies end in miscarriage (1 in 3)
15-20% of confirmed pregnancies end in miscarriage
The majority of miscarriages happen in the first trimester
Chromosomal Abnormalities are the most common reason for miscarriages and still births
90,000 children die annually before their first birthday
Nearly 2,500 babies are lost a year in the US due to SIDS
Nearly 30,000 babies are year are born stillborn. This number jumps to 4.5 million worldwide
Stillbirth occurs 10 times more frequently than SIDS
More babies die as a result of stillbirth than all other causes of infant death a year


The above reference statistics can be found on both of the following websites if you would like to find out more information: 




Too many people in this world grieve in silence over the loss of their children. This hop is meant to CELEBRATE them! You will see many different stories from the wonderful ladies in this hop. Some have themselves loss their beautiful babies, some had family members go through a loss, and some are here to show their support for the women who have gone through it. 

How can YOU show your support today? Here are a few examples:

Keep your headlights on all day
Keep your porch lights on all day
Wear pink and blue ribbons
Light a candle and display it in your window
Release butterflies 

The theme for this hop is any project centered around Angels, babies, pink and blue ribbons, condolence cards, tributes, and  layouts!

There will be a blog prize from Craftin' and Stampin' from online Close To My Heart store. 

The "Your Own Kind Of Wonderful" stamp set is the prize for today's hop. To be eligible, please visit each blog and make sure to comment and follow along the way. Winners will be announced on the Craftin' and Stampin' blog on 10/18/14.






As you may know, Jessica has 4 angel babies. She was lucky enough to have her friend, Shell, create the beautiful badges on her sidebar that helps her remember her Angel babies ALWAYS! 

I am participating in this hop in honor of my mom and her angel baby and my sweet friend Stacey whom lost her angel baby last November.  When my mom lost her angel baby I was a Senior in High School and I remember it to this day.  Her sadness and pain, she wasn't to far along but I still remember not even knowing she was pregnant, we were in Lake Powell, we had to cut the trip short because mom was sick.  My dad pulled me to the side to explain to me what was happening.  It all happened so fast.  By the time we got home and got her to a doctor she had lost the baby.  It was sad in our home for quite awhile but my mom was and is strong and pulled through.  Even still for her to talk about it, it brings tears to her eyes.

My sweet friend Stacey was further along.  I remember getting the call from her, my heart fell to my stomach and my eyes filled with tears.  My heart broke for my dear friend.  I remember thinking no mother should ever have to go through something like this ever.  As her mom and dad rushed to get here from out of state, I did all that I could to try to comfort my sweet friend.  Pick up kids, get dinner, clean house whatever I could to help her and her family.  It was a heart wrenching watching this sweet family go through loosing their baby. Stacey and her family lost their Angel Baby sweet Ember Rose on November 7th 2013.  I made this necklace for my dear friend I found this quote HERE  and I knew that this was I was looking for! I love you sweet friend! One day you will hold your sweet angel baby once again. 




**I made this necklace with the saying "with brave wings she flies" I knew that this saying was perfect because Stacey's beautiful baby Ember flew with her angel wings back to heaven.


*I made this using CTMH base and bling you can get yours HERE
item # z2026 Rectangle Pendant
item # z2030 Rectangle glass covers



You are now off to Haidee's Blog HERE

Here is the lineup should you get lost:



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