Thank you for visting my blog. I am fortunate to have friends that love to craft. I hope to meet new frinds as time passes. I have been an avid scrapbooker & crafter since July 1996. Thanks Char. I hope that I can inspire others to enjoy crafting as I have.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A glimpse in the past.

Welcome, thanks for joining me today, Today I am sharing two single 12 X 12 layouts. Each layout has memorabilia. Page 1 is a layout of the 1973 Inaugural parade.  A town in Northern Idaho - Lewiston Idaho was invited to participate in the inaugural parade. It was my junior year of high school.  The large photo is of the entire marching band, drill team and dance squad." The memorabilia is the flyer of the inaugural parade which flips up to reveal the rest of the photo's.

The paper line used was an older paper line from Quick Quotes -Andrew Avenue and Julie Je T'aime

Lewiston Senior High
Bengal Tiger's 

The photo of the tiger was one of the displays at the Smithsonian Museum. 

We toured the Capital, the Washington Monument & the White House

We ended out trip in the big apple "New York City"

Close up of the flyer.

Layout #2 
This layout was our 40 year reunion 1974 - 2014

My tassels from graduation, a mini copy of my graduation announcement. With photo's from graduations night, and the front of the high school.

Supplies Used:
Patterned Paper: Quick Quotes - Andrew Avenue and Julie Je t'amine

BoBunny: Glitter Paste
Roses: Kraft Supplies 4 U
Embellishments from my stash

Thanks for stopping by today.

Kathi - Designer

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Halloween Cards

Welcome crafty friends, today I am sharing with you 3 cards for Halloween.   I used several paper lines to create these.

View of all three

Card 1
Card 1 is a 4 1/4 X 5 1/2" card it has a purple base card layer then it was layered with two layers  using Quick Quotes Mulberry  QQP-MB104 then layered with Quick Quotes Windsong  QQP-WS100.  The witches skirt was created from Quick Quotes  Anchors Aweigh QQP- AW103 & QQP-105 with wink of stella edging the skirts,  the witches legs are cut out of the Mulberry paper line. Shoes are out of black card stock with Wink of Stella on them.  Embellished with a purple ribbon and a sentiment.

Card 2

Card 2 is 5 X 7 1/2" with a black card stock base layered with a yellow card stock. then a third layer that is from an older paper line Andrew Avenue QQP-AW200, the next layer is Anchors Aweigh QQP-AW101. Beneath the house is Quick Quotes Chiffom QQP-CH100

Card 3
I used Quick Quotes Sheer Joy QQP-SJ800 as the base card, I embossed it in an embossing folder by Tim Holtz.  layered on Halloween dies cuts, cut from scraps of card stock. 

Supplies Used:
Patterned Paper: Quick Quotes, Mulberry, Windshong, Anchor's Aweigh, Sheer Joy, Chiffon, Andrew Avenue*** Retired paper line. 
PowderPuff Chalking Ink: Barn Board

Thanks for stopping by today.

Kathi - Designer

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Beach Side Canvas Layout

I created this layout,  it is a 12 X 16 canvas.  Using Quick quotes paper line Anchors Aweigh, & Adventure Awaits.

On the back ground on the upper left of the canvas I used the PowderPuff Chalking Inks to create the Sun and the sky  behind the palm tree's.  The inks I used on this project are from the 2017 - Powderpuff Chalking Inks inks are Baby Blue, Royal Blue, Lipstick, Rose Petal, Bora Bora, Terra Cotta and from the 2016 PowderPuff Chalking Inks. I used Aqua, Berry Jam, Lemon Sorbet, Pixie Pink Navy, Desert Sun and Light Moss, Most of the colors are blended to create the back ground.

Netting was placed at the bottom of the layout along with die cuts and seashells,

The Palm trees are die cuts the middle tree was created using powderpuff chalking inks Mahogany

Canon Selphy CP1200

Canon TS 5020

Supplies Used:
Patterned Paper:Anchors Aweigh, & Adventure Awaits.

PowderPuff Chalking Inks2017 - Powderpuff Chalking Inks inks are Baby Blue, Royal Blue,

Lipstick, Rose Petal, Bora Bora, Terra Cotta and from the 2016 PowderPuff Chalking Inks. I used Aqua, Berry Jam, Lemon Sorbet, Pixie Pink Navy, Desert Sun and Light Moss,

Photos's printed on the Canon Selphy and Canoon TS 5020

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Fall Coffee Lover's Hop - Coffee Mini Flip Album

Coffee Lover's Mini Flip Album.  I cut out the Mini from a large coffee die, using black chipboard and patterned paper "Windsong" by Quick Quotes.

Front view of Coffee Lovers Flip Mini Album

This mini has 4 pages that flip.  All the photo's where taken at the Quick Quotes Private reserve Week end at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grandmound WA. Coffee is a must when scrapbooking from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm. 


Java PowderPuff Chalking Ink,  was used on the edges of each of the pages 
and on the outside of the mimi album.

Stacy Mullet - One of the Owner's of Quick Quotes 

Patterned Paper: Windsong & Whistling Dixie
Embellishments: from my stash
Dies: Accu Cut - Sizzix - AliExpress

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Prayer Journal Page

I enjoyed creating a prayer journal, this project is meant to take awhile to finish.  I will add to this as I add to the journal, I will add my thoughts , Bible scriptures and prayers.  This journal is 6 X 9 with a 3" spine. On the inside there are 3 sections. each section is placed on to the spine with a ribbon, Each section can be removed for the ease of working  on a page,

The front of journal. The paper line is Quick Quotes "Serenade"

I used The beautiful Serenade paper on the inside cover decorating  the page with beautiful coral lace which created a pocket with a photo mate. On the next page I used spays to create the look of the page then stamped a sentiment  with a appliqué butterfly

Journal Page

I created a flower using paper scraps from Quick Quotes, and distressing the edges with PowerPuff chalking Inks,  The cross is cut out of Quick Quotes paper as well.

Supplies Used:
Patterned Paper: "Serenade"**** New
                             Scraps from several Quick Quotes paper lines
PowderPuff Chalking Ink
                               2017 PowderPuff Chalking Ink
                                2016 PowderPuff Chalking Ink -Mahogany
             Joy Clair - All things possible
                            - Anchor of Hope
              BoBunny - Rejoice
                              - Be the Light
                              - Captured

Lace & trims from KS4U
Want 2 Scrap - Pearl Bling

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Mix it up Double Layout Double Cards

For the mix it up project I created a double layout and double cards. For the layout pages I used seven different paper lines from Quick Quotes.

Double Cards I used four paper lines.

Double cards I used most scraps from the four collections.  Red White Blue, Serenade, Adventure Awaits and Whistling Dixie. This is a fun and easy way to make a card and use up the scraps that are always left behind. after making a larger project.

Both cards the outside edge of the card was distressed with 2017 Royal Blue PowderPuff Chalking Ink as well as the center circles and the edge of the border punch.

The double layout 
River Cruse on the Saint John's River Northern Idaho
 Page 1 without photo's

Page 1 with photo's 

On page one the base page was Earth Wind & Fire QQP-EW 101, Lower bottom page is Adventure Awaits 103 layer over is Anchors Aweigh 101, photo mat is Adventure Awaits 103.  and the top sentiments is layered on Adventure Awaits 103. The flowers are from farmhouse collection and 49 shades of grey.  the sentiment is from the  adventure awaits collection.

 Page 2 without photo's 

Page 2 with photo's 

Page 2 base page is Urban Oasis QQP-UR100 The bottom Photo Mats are from Urban Oasis 102. The photo mat on the right are three flip photo mats. Whistlin Dixie die cut stickers was placed on the top of each flip photo mat.  The top window photo mat is from the Red White Blue paper line layered over  Anchors Aweigh 107.

Cannon TS 5020

Supplies Used:
Patterned Paper: Quick Quotes:
Adventure Awaits QQP-AD100-101-103-104
Anchor Aweigh QQP-AW107
Farmhouse QQP-FH 100-101-102-103-105
49 Shades of Grey QQP-102, 104, 105
Urban Oasis QQP-UR100 & 102
Whistlin Dixie  QQP- WD102-803
Earth Wind & Fire QQP-EW101
Red White Blue ***** New

Cannon Printer TS 5020

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Monday, August 28, 2017

First day of School 2017

I created three layouts for 3 of my 6 grandchildren first day of school These layout don't have photo's yet because starts on Sept. 5th. I have one going into the 2nd grade, 6th grade and the 8th grade. 

Napavine Tigers

Chris is going into the 2nd grade
 On this layout I can  have up to 9 photo's Some of the box's I can also place some journaling
as well. 
I used Quick Quotes Serenade for these layouts. The base page for all three is QQP-SR100.

Hannah is going into the 6th grade  I can add one large photo of her first day.
I used 2017 Royal Blue PowderPuff Ink on the flowers  on Hannah's  layout. I used  Terra Cotta PowderPuff chalking ink on the Butterfly. I placed 3 enamel dots above and below the photo mats.

Ben is going into the 8th grade.  I will add one larger photo.

I will continue to add layouts to each of albums through out the school year.

Supplies Used:
Patterned Paper: Serenade QQP- SR100 through QQP= SR 1005
2017 PowderPuff Chalking Ink - Royal Blue - Bora Bora -  Terra Cotta 

I used die cuts from my stash to cut the numbers and the letters. 

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