Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Two, times two!

Here are layouts number six and seven that I made for my twin's second birthday. (Yes, I know that I am still behind my New Years Resolution total.) Even though they had a Mickey Mouse birthday party, I decided to go with paper that reflected the colors in their photos. This is some of my favorite paper from My Mind's Eye, available at Hobby Lobby. And I also used some ribbon from American Crafts new spring collection. The title is cut from the Cricut Cart, Street Sign, which I have grown to LOVE and want to use it on everything!! The photo corners are from the dollar bins at Michaels, by Colorbok. Overall, I think that there is about $8 invested in both of the layouts. I think that they turned out pretty cute to be so cheap! Thanks for looking! Happy crafting!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009


Well, it seems like maybe I have hit a creative streak! I have been able to finish four layouts this week and it feels great! Mostly because I have been buying so much and redoing my scrap space, but not any scrapping!

This has to be one of my favorites that I have done recently. I don't know if it's just because of the picture and subject, or that I just like how it turned out. The story behind this layout is Pickle is what we call one of our twins. His name is Dylan and we started calling him Dyl. Then it was Dyl pickle. Now we just call him pickle. And boy do we get some strange looks when we call him that in public! When we went to Dollywood last October, we saw this giant pickle there and we had to have a picture of them together! He didn't want to stand there on his own, but Daddy held him so we could get a picture! I am sure that when he gets older, he will have to explain this alot. But just in case we stop calling him that, this is one of those things I don't want to forget about!

The paper is all from SandyLion Design and the title is cut with different Cricut carts to keep it a little playful.. Embellishments were kept at a minimum since the background paper was so busy. Brads were from Bobunny and Paper Studio, and the photo turns were also Paper Studio.

Thanks for looking! Happy crafting!

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Happy Birthday Banner!

Well, after a couple of months of being too busy to do anything, I am back! I managed to make a happy birthday banner with the Mickey Font cart, for my twin's second birthday party. They are too young to appreciate it, but I did get alot of comments on it from the adults. The triangles are cut at 8 1/2 inches and I was able to get three from one 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper. The Mickey ears and stars are cut at 3 1/2 inches. Each triangle is attached with brads instead of the ribbon. It made it alot easier to hang. There is about 6 inches of black ribbon on each end of the banner to hang it. All of the printed paper is from Creative Memories. And the cardstock is basic stuff from Michaels and Hobby Lobby. Thanks for looking. Happy crafting!