Welcome One and All

Welcome to our Blog! This is going to be so much fun! This blog is not limited to just one type of craft. While our favorite is scrapbooking (layouts and cards), we venture into altering items, painting, decopage art, and much much more. We're always up for trying something new and for making our mark on the world. Hope you enjoy our projects and are able to draw lots of inspiration and make your own mark!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Snow day = Scrapbooking Day!!!

Wake up this morning to some major snow outside and lots of time one my hands sooooooo, I'm scrapbooking!  Had a few copic images colored up and ready to cut up so here are some quick cards I whipped up this morning.  Enjoy :)

The girl is a free digi stamp (have to find the site and will post when I do), the Birds and Frogs are acrylic stamps.  And of course all the sentiments are too.  As I said, quick and easy.  I can't wait to add these to the craft show.  Thanks for looking.

BTW, a side note, I'm joining in a Blog Hop this weekend with Cricky Across the 50!   And I'm giving away some awesome blog candy - Copic Marker Set!!!  So hop on over to my other blog.... Scrapaleupagus to play with us this weekend :)

- Krista

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Homemade Valentines...

Every year my daughter has made her v-day cards to hand out.  Usually I just buy her some construction paper, let her pick out some stickers and she goes to town.  This year she wanted to learn how to use the cricut.  She has seen me use it and I've made her a lot of things to play with on it but now she thinks SHE needs to use it, hehe.  A crafter after my own heart. 

It didn't take long she figured out which buttons to push.  My daughter is on the right, my niece on the left.

This was the crazy part of our crafting journey.  My niece just loved stamping so much, she stamped my table a few times, got the stamp upside down, and even stamped her own hand.  But she figured it out.  After all, she's only 4.

And here are the final product.  Simple and quick.  We made lots of extras for mistakes, and used each and every one of them.  I hope the kids in my daughters class likes them.  We used the Doodlecharms cartridge and a paper stack from Colorbook.  We cut the hearts at 3".  Stamped the front with "Won't you be mine?" and the backs with "To: & From:" I think it took us a little over an hour from start to finish.  So cute. And the girls had a blast.

- Krista

Free Digi's!

Hey all, I just wanted to let you know about this awesome site I came across this week called Free Digi Stamps.  This lady finds all the free digi's available that week and posts them in one location.  I just love this.  As most of you know, I love to color, and I'm always looking for ways to save money.  FREE digi stamps are awesome.  So, check out Free Digi Stamps blog today and let me know what you think :)
- Krista

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Few Copic Cards....

Here are a few quick cards that I whipped up this weekend while playing with the girls at Paper Patch Crafts.  The greatest part about these cards are all the images are FREE digi stamps.  Head over to my blog to see the details and to find out where you can snag your own.  You can find it here

 - Krista

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

On a Wednesday Afternoon.....

I just love this photo.  I took it at the Botanicle Gardens.  It's of my three kids and my grandmother (their great grandmother) and I just love it.  This was a bit of a challenge for me.  I knew what I wanted to do with this layout before I started, just didn't know what photo to use.  It was a last minute decision to use this one.  But I think it works beautifully.  This kit was from Walmart and I'm going to def be making more out of it this coming week.

A friend of mine just graduated from comotology school and she wanted to give her professor something with her favorite quote on it.  I whipped this up very quickly and love the simplicity of it.  I can definately see myself making a few more of them soon.

- Krista