Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Happy birthday, Scrapbook & Cards Today!

Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine just turned 5! This past summer, when my son turned 9, we celebrated with a LEGO party and I made a little (2 1/2" x 5") mini-album to mark the occasion. Here's a little peek at the cover but you really should check out the whole album by heading over to the Scrapbook & Cards Today blog. Really. You should. Go there now. ;0) Supplies: Jillibean Soup patterned paper, cardstock stickers, diecuts, and journaling sprouts, Helmar 450 glue, Fiskars paper crimper and layering tape, We R' Memory Keepers Crop-a-Dile and Corner Chomper, Glue Dots, other: 1" binder rings, and pins.

Friday, March 25, 2011

The spring issue has sprung up!

The spring issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today went up today on-line and is also available at your local scrapbooking store. It's free and you can download a copy of it by clicking here.
Inside the issue, on page 6, you will find my version of the cover layout. It features the new Blossom Soup line by Jillibean Soup, some Core'dinations cardstock, and some painted Maya Road chipboard for the title.
Even though it's currently -8 degrees Celsius outside....Happy Spring!
Supplies: Core'dinations cardstock, Jillibean Soup patterned paper, Sugar Pick butterfly pin, and corrugated clouds, Maya Road chipboard letters, Making Memories paint, October Afternoon journaling stickers, Sizzix border strip dies, Fiskars layering tape, Font: EditorCndn, other: deckle edge scissors. Photo by Marla Kress.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

17 more sleeps!

Only 17 more sleeps until ScrapFest! Today, over on the Scrapbook & Cards Today blog, I have all my make and takes and class images posted with some helpful hints about using rub-ons.
Although my class is now sold out, here's what the double-layout and card look like:

Supplies: Core’dinations cardstock, Sand-It Gadget tool and Dust Buddy, Fancy Pants patterned paper, rub-ons, and cardstock stickers, Cuttlebug/ProvoCraft paper twilling die, Sizzix border die, Stampin’ Up! button embossing die, Xyron Sticker Maker, Fiskars layering tape, Tsukineko ink, Glue Dots, Font: Mason, other: kraft paper, sewing machine, thread and date stamp. This layout is based on a sketch by Becky Fleck from Scrapbook PageMaps 2.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Sold out!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Yesterday I put the finishing touches on my double page layout and card class for ScrapFest. I was looking forward to sharing the images with you...and I will be on Tuesday, March 22, 2o11, on the Scrapbook & Cards Today blog....but it turns out the class is now sold out.
Anyhoo, here's a little sneaky peek to hold you over until Tuesday:

Supplies: Core'dinations cardstock and Sand-it Gadget, Fancy Pants patterned paper, rubons and cardstock stickers, Jillibean Soup kraft paper, Sizzix border die, ProvoCraft/Cuttlebug flower quilling die, Fiskars layering tape, Xyron sticker maker, and Font: Mason. This layout is based on a sketch by Becky Fleck from Scrapbook PageMaps 2.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Maya Road March Madness!

From March 14th to March 18th, be sure to drop by the Core'dinations' blog and check out a bunch of inspiring projects using Core'dinations cardstock.
Also, next week I am off on March Break! No school so that means lots of cutting and pasting!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

ScrapFest class...going, going...

I got a final confirmation email today that my class at ScrapFest in Kitchener, ON, on Saturday, April 9th, was going up on the ScrapFest site. I just went to the website to check it out and there are only 9 spots left. It's more than 50% sold out! Yikes! (as on Sat. March 5 - 5 spots left)'s the info:

It's So Many Things" Workshop (image coming soon!)
Date: Saturday, April 9th, 2011
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm (2 hours)
Skill level: Beginner and up
Price: $45.00 +HST (this DOES NOT include passes to the Marketplace
Class description
Come make one double page layout and a beautiful matching card using the BRAND NEW Core Impression Fancy Pants cardstock by Core'dinations and the BRAND NEW Fancy Pant's line "It's the Little Things". The layout is based on a sketch from Becky Fleck's book Scrapbook PageMaps 2 AND you have a chance to win a free copy. The card is based on a sketch from the BRAND NEW CardMaps Today special issue AND you have a chance to win a free copy. Whether you create a layout of yourself and your scrapbooking BFF, a layout of you and your mom, or a layout of you and your children, this class has A LOT to offer. See, it's just so many things!

For more information about what you need to bring to the class, please visit this site.

Sponsors: Scrapbook and Cards Today, PageMaps, Core'dinations, Fancy Pants

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Big card news

No, Kimber, I haven't made another one of my honkin' huge cards.
This "big card news" is that I have 6 cards appearing in the CardMaps Today special issue which is due out at the end of March. You can pre-order a copy today by clicking here.
Here's a little sneak peek of the cover and an example of one of the double pages: