Monday, November 28, 2011

DCWV's November Stack-A-Holic Template Challenge

I'm entering again this month. The deadline is tonight at midnight so you have a bit of time left if you want to get a layout done! As usual, I'm getting mine in at the last minute. I've actually done 2 but not sure if I can enter 2 so I need to check the rules first.

Here is the template:
And here is the link to the contest!

This is the first layout I did:
The paper is from the Summer Dreamin' stack except for the bit of dark blue. That was just something I had and I'm not sure what manufacturer. But once it was done, I wasn't loving it. I think its my stamping. I need more practice. I started out okay at the top with my stitch stamp ($1 bin at Michael's) but then got a bit messy and crooked.

So then I made this one:
All the paper on this is from The Stack 7. The picture of Megan isn't that dark in real life but I cannot get a better picture of it.

All the cuts on both layouts were done with the cricut cartridge Elegant Edges.

I'm entering the 2nd layout in the contest unless both can be submitted.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

4th of July layout

Sorry for the bad picture. I'm trying to get this posted really quick so I can enter it in My Pink Stamper's My Pinkalicious Blog Hop and Challenge, Nov 2011. Its still Sunday where I live for a little over an hour so hopefully I make the deadline!

The challenge was to make a layout or mini album and use a Cricut machine and her stamps if you have them! I only have one set, "Happiest Moments" and I stamped "Happy Fourth" down the left side! The fireworks were cut from Lyrical Letters at 3in and then I added a little glitter glue to them.

I'm also going to enter this in the Magazine Inspired Challenge at Get Inspired with Chatterscene! My inspiration came from Creating Keepsakes Oct 2011 magazine on page 38.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Birthday Card/Get Inspired with Chatterscene's Magazine Challenge

Chris at Get Inspired with Chatterscene is having a Magazine Inspired Challenge. You can find the details HERE! You could win a $15 Hobby Lobby gift card!

My mom's birthday was yesterday and we're getting together on Sunday to celebrate so I made her a card. Nothing too fancy. I'm entering it in the challenge!

I have no clue what paper or cardstock other than I'm guessing DCWV. I added some buttons with thread and also a little glitter glue (Studio G).

Now, please don't laugh but this was my inspiration:

This picture is from Disney's Oct 2011 Family Fun Magazine, pg 69 and YES, its a Goldfish crackers ad! But I LOVE the colors and I've seen it in a few magazines and every time I see it, I'm drawn to the colors. So I went in my room and dug out papers to match!

The contest ends November 14, 2011 at 12 noon EST! You still have time to enter!

I've also been playing with ink today! I was making lots of my kids' handprints and I'm hoping to finish a gift for my mom tomorrow and share early next week!!

Win a Luau Cricut Cartridge!!

My friend Chris at Get Inspired With Chatterscene is giving away a Luau Cartridge when she hits 500 followers! She's getting so close! Only 25 more!! Click HERE for details!

Friday, November 4, 2011

Surfer Girl

I had a couple hours of alone time yesterday and did a LO of my DD from when she was 6ish months old. I have to look up the exact date before I do my journalling.

I cut the surf board using Life's A Beach (3 or 3.5 inches) and the title was with Lyrical Letters at 2 inches.