• Love it, Chop it,  Pages, Journals and Books

    Strong and Beautiful Journal Cover

    Strong and Beautiful Journal For today I want to create a Strong and Beautiful Journal cover. Do you journal?? I had a friend ask me to come and help create some ideas to help her customers with personalizing their planners, journals and lists. Here is my favorite! You know that Butterflies would be a must. And of course there would be purple. Why?? Because it is for me.. I actually have a journal, did not use it until I added a few things to it. Why?? because it was a BLANK piece of white paper. Where do you start?? It actually was a little intimidating to me. Yeah, right… I…

  • Pages, Journals and Books,  Paper Pumpkin

    November 2020 Gift Book an Paper Pumpkin Alternative

    November 2020 Gift Book. I would like to share a November 2020 Gift Book that we created over on the Pumpkin Whispers… a Paper Club. First, you will see all these pieces that you get in the November 2020 Jolly Gingerbread kit. I have used the little gingerbread houses for gift card holders, gift tags, and great little treat holders. All of these ideas with just the bits and pieces included. Now let’s talk about adding a few things. This idea we created today. I have been wanting to create a book like this, but kept chickening out. Yeah, really!! Well, here is where we begin. Colors, of course. Each…

  • Love it, Chop it,  Pages, Journals and Books

    Using the DSP, Artistry Bloom for a Gift set.

    Artistry Blooms DSP for a Gift. Do you like making cards and wonder how to give them as gifts?? I love making groups like this and even the cute little folder too! The Artistry Blooms DSP for a Gift set is so darn cheerful that who would not smile once then received it! You would smile, Right?!? Using a one sheet wonder measurements from last year.. here. It really is that easy! I had these four cards and the folder done in about 30 minutes. That link with even give you a photo that you can print out. Yes, I do make it that EASY!! These four used only the…

  • Pages, Journals and Books

    7/7 Coffee and Cards, making a journal more personal…

    I love making a journal personal… What do I mean?? Making a journal personal is really as easy as putting your spin on the cover. Why?? It is something that you will more likely want to look at and work in each day if you enjoy how the outside looks. Silly?? Not really, because if you put personal things on the inside, why not put some of your personality on the outside!?! To get started you will need a composition book, I picked up several from the dollar store. However, back to school time is close, check the sales! Find some DSP that coordinates with your favorite cardstock. Layer as…

  • Pages, Journals and Books,  Stamp Camp/class

    Perennial Birthday Folder

    Here is the second project from Girls Night. Do you have a tough time keeping track of birthday?? I sure do. Yes, there are apps for that and yes there are calender’s for that … BUT.. This is just so much more FUN!! This PDF will be included with the Talented Tutorial Team bundle for all purchases made over $40. WoooHooo!! However, I will admit that the months are from a retired set. (yes, sadly, and I am sorry). In addition to the retired months, the “lined” paper is not cardstock. Wanting to be able to add to the backside. I love the front though. My favorites butterflies in Crumb…

  • Pages, Journals and Books

    Pocket of…

    Super excited to share my first Scrapbook Page!! It is a 12 x 12 page and the subjects… Well, to say the least they are just tooo cute!! Here is what I used first: Whisper White 12 x 12 (144239) Hand-Lettered Prose Dies (149550) Pocket Die (143750) Beauty Abounds (148726) Butterfly Duet Punch (148523) Sparkle Glimmer Paper (146957) Blueberry Bushel 1/8 inch Grossgrain Ribbon (146950) Lovely Lipstick, Blueberry Bushel and Pineapple Punch Ink I would like to introduce you too Adderly (left) and Emmersen (right) my cute nieces. I am grateful to Mindy, my sister, for permission to share this page and future pages with you! You know I am…

  • Kits,  Love it, Chop it,  Pages, Journals and Books,  Paper Pumpkin

    Journal – Old Paper Pumpkin – part 1

    I wanted to work on the new Journal (pg 73) that is part of the Pressed Petal Suite (152193) wouldn’t you know… so busy making sure I did not forget anything on my orders for customers, that I forgot to order the Journal (149588). So making the best of it… I decided that maybe this OLD Paper Pumpkin could work. I have been wanting to put something together with parts of this kit anyway… Knowing that the plan was to use the Pressed Petal DSP (149500), a few colors needed to be changed. Using Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Pumpkin Pie and Crushed Curry. The patterns did not go either, but…