Tuesday, November 24, 2015

12 Days Of Christmas Blog Hop!

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop Day 1. This hop will take place November 24th through December 5th and the new postings each day will be posted by 8am eastern standard time. This hop will be full of wonderful ideas and inspiration to get you well on your way of creating all of those beautiful Christmas project. This is an awesome way to get a lot of your Christmas cards, and scrapbook layouts finished, home decorations completed and maybe even be inspired to create something using a new technique that you have never tried. There will be a new project posted each and every day by all the wonderful amazing ladies in this hop. Also each day we will have a guest designer or two for you to visit.

Be sure to check out this wonderful list of sponsors for this 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop. Blog candy will be given out each day of the hop.

Honeybearz Designs

Stampin Up Products with Honeybearz Designs


Scrappy Moms Stamps

Craftin Desert Diva's

Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbons

Pretty Cute Stamps

Kathy's Cozies

TreasureBox Designs

My Creative Time!

SVG Attic

Pink and Main

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs

Scrapping Bug Designs

Marjorie Ann Designs

Paper Nest Dolls

Cuddly Cute Designs

Too Cute By Jessica

KaDoodle Bug Designs

Midge and Madge Mingle

SVG Cuts

Lettering Delights

Jessi Buehr

Here is my project.

It is a shadow box that I altered, added scrapbook paper and embellishments on. The picture of my kids was taken many years ago at their schools annual reindeer run festival. Such fun memories.

<p>Here is a list of participants just in case you get lost along the way, thanks for hopping with us and be sure to comment and follow each blog for a chance to win some awesome blog candy!!!<p/>

1. Lisa Pontious -

Julie Warren (Guest Designer)

2. Madge -

3. Ashley W -

4. Sandy Hentzel -

5. Elizabeth Jeanne -

6. Angela -

7. Alicia -

8. Miranda -

9. Daphne -

10. Rhonda -

11. Charmagne -

12. Robin -

13. Barbara-

14. Lisa F -

15. Sharondalyn - Http://

16. Jessi -

17. Heather - Http://

Friday, November 20, 2015

Give Thanks Blog Hop!

Welcome to the

Today's hop is sponsored by

Today's hop is full of great projects all about Thanksgiving and being thankful.

So let's get hopping!

For my project I used a window frame that I got on sale at Michaels Arts & Crafts Store. The vinyl sayings are files from the silhouette design store and I used Oracal 651 outdoor permanent vinyl. The pictures were taken this year of my kids. My son is in 7th grade and my daughter 5th. Such joys. Everyday I thank God for them!

Did you know that I am an Independent Close To My Heart consultant? Well I am! If you would like to shop my personal website please click here Like my facebook page for a chance to win a $25 close to my heart shopping spree. Once I hit 100 likes, I will use to select a winner. Click here to like my page.

Thanks for stopping by today.

Don't forget to leave a comment on all the blogs along the way, and follow my blog! I love feedback.

Have a wonderful weekend and upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

Today's hop line-up:

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Giving thanks, Thanksgiving mini album!!!

Well today is Thursday and in just one short week, it will be thanksgiving day and my son Caelan 13th birthday!!!

I completed another mini album and still have yet another one to complete. Today I want to share with you the mini album. These will be handed out at supper tonight. 
Front cover
Inside pages 2&3
Inside 4&5. These two are my favorite pages! 
Pages 6&7 I left the blank space on page 7 for pictures or writing. 

10&11. Once again pictures or journaling can be put into the pages. 

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to hop with me and a few of my friends this Saturday. You will see AMAZING projects and have a chance to win some blog candy! 

See you then!


Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Thankful "Thanksgiving Mini Album"

Well it's Wednesday and I've completed all but one of my thankful mini albums! Whew! Talk about being under pressure! I'm writing this post as I sit in carpool line waiting on my son and working on some Christmas card kits for my workshop this Saturday. 

If you are in the Atlanta metropolitan area and would like to join me for an afternoon of fellowship while making Christmas cards, please send me a message or comment for more details.

Ok so now for this mini album. I used close to my heart acrylic stamp sets, exclusive inks and die cuts with a view autumn melody paper pad. These books are totally addictive! 

Front. This is actually a card that opens and you can journal on the inside. The image is from the silhouette design store. 
Inside pages 1&2 all images came from the silhouette design store, sizzix embossing folder and recollections embellishments.
Pages 3&4
Pages 5&6 the books are put together so that pictures can be placed in them as well. 

It looks as if I have a long night ahead of me, but it's fun when it's crafty! Don't forget to join me this Saturday for the "Give Thanks" blog hop. Lots of wonderful projects will be showcased and blog candy for hopping along.

Hope everyone have a wonderful Wednesday and enjoy this season of thanks! 


Monday, November 16, 2015

Thanksgiving mini album!

It's Monday again and we have 10 days before thanksgiving! Before I forget, be sure to hop by this Saturday for some pretty fantastic projects! I'm participating in a blog hop all about "Giving Thanks"!

There will be blog candy and lots of inspiration you don't want to miss!!!! 

Now for today's project is another mini album that I completed. If you like what you see, leave a line or two! 

Share a blessing with others! 

Front tag card made using close to my heart "Art Philosophy" Cricut cartridge collection and "Harvest Wreath"my Acrylix stamp set from Close to my heart. 
Inside the card/tag stamped with "Thankful Heart" by close to my heart
Inside pages 1&2
Inside pages 3&4 both stamped with "Thankful heart" and Harvest Wreath" acrylic stamp sets from
Close to my heart.
Pages 5&6. The pages are designed so pictures or momentos can be put in there as well.

Back cover. I used some cards I found in my stash by recollections! 

Hope you enjoyed my project. If you would like more information on any products used, please leave a comment or message. To place an order of close to my heart products, please click on the "shop with me" button or leave a message. 

Thanks and have a wonderful day! 

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Thankful mini album

Good Afternoon Bloggers! Today I want to share with you all a "Thanksgiving mini album". Last year I started this tradition and my family loves it, so it's here again! On day 7 of thanksgiving, I give each of them a mini book/album. Everyday they are to write down what they are thankful for. Then during supper on thanksgiving day, we all share our week of thanks! 

They can write down that they are thankful for making it to work on time, Gods amazing grace, passing an exam etc.  This is something that I cherish and I hope will be passed down for many generations. 

Here's the first mini book of the season with several more to follow. 
Front cover 
Inside pages 1&2
Inside pages 3&4
Inside pages 5&6
Back cover. 

All images came from the silhouette design studio and the stamp set is the "Blessings of Autumn" hostess reward set from close to my heart. 

Thanks for stopping by and please share your family tradition with me. 



Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Close To My Heart "November Specials"

It is already Tuesday, November 10, and I am just now blogging about this months specials from Close To My Heart. As always our stamp of the program is wonderful. For just a $50 purchase, you can purchase a full size stamp set for just $5. Don't want to spend $50, then purchase the set for just $17.95. Here is a picture of the stamp set

Just perfect for those New Years cards, projects and layouts!

Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking

November Constant Campaign

Experience the beautiful Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking workshop—available only during November! This workshop has been created using all the items featured in our campaign exclusive My Legacy™ album bundles, available during November for $71.80 USD / $85.25 CAD each! When you purchase the album bundle, you will also qualify to receive a value pack of side load or top load Memory Protectors™ FREE—a savings of $19.95 USD / $23.75 CAD! Along with the album style and design of your choice, each bundle includes one Paper Fundamentals Enchantment pack, one Fundamental stickers Enchantment pack, one Peacock Fundamental assortment, and three sheets of White Daisy cardstock. You will then be set to turn these beautiful products into fabulous layouts using the new Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking workshop featuring five layouts you can make using all the supplies in your bundle.

Dates: Offer valid November 1, 2015 (9:00 am MDT)–November 30, 2015 (11:59 pm MST)

Here is my online business address if you would like to browse the store Http://

Want to earn free product and special stamp sets? Host a gathering! It can be in your home or online. Here are some of the "hostess only" stamp sets

If you would like to host a gathering please leave a message here or email me. Thanks so much for following my blog. Please come back often and on November 21, I am participating in a "Give Thanks" blog hop. If you want to see some AMAZING projects by some truly talented people, and win some fabulous prizes, hop along with us!

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful Tuesday!