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April 30, 2015

Wild Layout

I have a fun layout to share using the new Cutie KaToodles Raccoon from KaDoodle Bug Designs. These cutting files are so adorable with their big eyes.
I kept my layout simple and added the "Wild" title from the Croc's Rule cartridge, a sentiment from the Crazy for You Scrappy Moms stamp set and some Twisted Lime Trendy Twine.   A few embellishment were the finishing touch on my layout.
Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!

April 27, 2015

HB2U Card

Today I have a another fun project to share using the newly released Scrappy Moms More Mini Messages stamp set.  The patchwork bear was cut from the KaDoodle Bug Designs Yummy Beary Birthday cutting file.  He is just adorable with those little patches and stitches.
I loved the watercolor background on the DCWV patterned paper so I kept the base of the card very simple.  I tied some coordinating Twisted Lime Trendy Twine along the edge of the card and added the sentiment from the new stamp set.  A fun little hand cut banner was added to the corner of the card and embellished with a bit more twine.
Here's a closer look at the newly released More Mini Messages stamp set:
Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

April 22, 2015

Sunny Skies Ahead

Hello, today I have another project to share using the newly released Scrappy Moms Walking on Sunshine stamp set. There are so many fun sentiments for Spring and Summer on this stamp set.  I created this single page 12x12 layout using the RaeAnne's Garden cutting file from KaDoodle Bug Designs.  The face was stamped with "In the Garden" Peachy Keen Stamps.  The gorgeous papers are from the Craft Smith Flutterbloom paper pad which already had the partial floral background and the "blooming season" banner.  The papers are perfect for my layout.
The tag behind the photo mat is also from the Flutterbloom paper pad which was stamped with a sentiment from the newly released Walking on Sunshine stamp set.  A bit of Twisted Lime Trendy Twine was added to the tag.
Here's a closer look at the newly released Walking on Sunshine stamp set:
Thanks so much for stopping by.  Have a great day!
Challenge:

April 21, 2015

Terrific Tuesday Challenge - Spring is in the Air

Welcome to another Terrific Tuesday Challenge over at Scrappy Moms Stamps.  Our theme for this challenge is "Spring is in the Air".  For my project, I created a card using the Spring Chick cutting file from KaDoodle Bug Designs.
The daisy was embossed with the Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder and the background was embossed with the Skyward embossing folder.  A strip of grass was punched with the Fiskars Grass punch and adhered along the bottom of the card.  The sentiment is from the newly released Walking on Sunshine stamp set.  The finishing touch was a small bow in Twisted Lime Trendy Twine.
Here's a closer look at the stamp set:
Please stop by Scrappy Moms Stamps to check out all of the design team projects and to link up your "Spring is in the Air" themed project to win a stamp set of your choice.  Have a fabulous day!


April 20, 2015

Hello Card

Happy Monday, today I have another card to share using one of the Scrappy Moms Stamps April Release stamp sets.  There are 2 new amazing stamp sets for this release:  More Mini Messages and Walking on Sunshine.  My card was created using the More Mini Messages stamp set and the new Cutie KaToodles Panda from KaDoodle Bug Designs.  Isn't she the most adorable Panda?
I stamped my sentiment on a scalloped circle and adhered it on foam dots for some dimension.  A bow in Grape Licorice Trendy Twine was added to the sentiment circle.
Here's a closer look at both of the new stamps sets, available for purchase here:
Please stop by and visit our April guest designer Gloria from Girlia's Cards.  Thanks for stopping by and have a awesome day!

April 17, 2015

Scrappy Moms Stamps April Release

Welcome to the Scrappy Moms Stamps April Release Day!  We have 2 new stamp sets to share with you today:  More Mini Messages and Walking on Sunshine.  These stamps sets have a huge variety of sentiments and are perfect for all kinds of projects.  Today I have a baby card to share.  My card was created using the KaDoodle Bug Designs Eggie Buddies Hamster, I used the Peachy Keen Critter Faces stamps for his adorable face.  The hamster was popped up on foam dots for dimension.  I added a simple button with a Trendy Twine bow in Cotton Candy.  The sentiment was stamped on a hand cut flag from the newly released More Mini Messages stamp set.
Here's a closer look at both of the new stamps sets, available for purchase here
Please stop by and visit our April guest designer Gloria from Girlia's Cards.  Remember to check back next week for more projects created with these fabulous new stamp sets.  Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

April 13, 2015

With a Cherry On Top Layout

Today I have a fun layout to share which was created using the With a Cherry On Top cutting file from KaDoodle Bug Designs.  When I saw this file I knew I had to create a layout with the cute bear and his pile of ice cream.  I used a doily behind the bear which was left over from another project.
A bit of Cranberry Trendy was added to the cherries on the title.  The sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms Sassy Pants stamp set.  Some doodling with my white gel pen was the finishing touch on my layout.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

April 9, 2015

Love Pillow

Recently I had the amazing opportunity to be one of the Cricut Explore Air Demonstrators at a couple of Michaels stores in my region.  I showcased the new teal Explore Air which was exclusive to Michaels stores.  This version of the Explore Air includes Lia Griffith content.  I'm a huge fan of the Explore so this opportunity was a perfect fit for me.  I wanted to share one of the projects I created for my demonstration table.
I took a simple coral colored throw pillow and cut out the "Love" from the Lia Griffith content in Design Space.  The words were cut with Cricut's gold heat transfer vinyl.  I cut the words to fit a 12x12 mat and then ironed them onto the pillow.  I just love the way the gold pops against the coral pillow.  This was such a fun and easy project to create and was definitely a crowd favorite at the demonstrations.  Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

April 7, 2015

Terrific Tuesday Challenge - In the Kitchen

Welcome to another Terrific Tuesday Challenge over at Scrappy Moms Stamps.  Our theme this week is "From My Kitchen" so stop by and link up your projects.  I created a single page 12x12 layout using the Betsy Baker cutting file from KaDoodle Bug Designs.  The face was stamped with "Blushing Bride" Peachy Keen stamps.
I tucked in a tag behind the photo mat which was stamped with the Scrappy Moms Filled with Love stamp set.  Some Totally White Trendy Twine was added to the tag and to the wooden spoon.
Please stop by Scrappy Moms Stamps to check out all of the design team projects and to link up your "From My Kitchen" themed projects to win a stamp set of your choice.  Have a great day!

April 5, 2015

Happy Easter

Happy Easter!  The Trendy Twine design team has a special post to share to wish our fans a Happy Easter!  For my project I created an Easter card using the Easter Seasonal cartridge.  I saw a project using these cuts on the Cricut website and recreated it for a card.
The egg was embossed with the Anna Griffin Treillage embossing folder and the base of the card was embossed with the Cuttlebug Heritage embossing folder.  Posy Trendy Twine was used for the pom pom bunny tail, the bow and behind the sentiment.  The sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms Subway Sentiments Holiday stamp set and was masked off.
Remember to stop by the Trendy Twine blog to check out all of the Easter cards created by the design team.  You can pick up this gorgeous twine in the store. Thanks for stopping by and have a Happy Easter!
Challenges

April 3, 2015

You Rock Tag

Today is the beginning of a new challenge on the KaDoodle Bug Challenges Facebook group which I am hosting.  The bi-weekly challenge run from April 3rd to April 16th.  The challenge is to use a tag on your project.  Your project can be added to a tag or you can simply add any type of tag to your project, however must include a KBD cutting file.  To kick things off I created a tag project using the Cute Little Dino cutting file from KaDoodle Bug Designs.  The tag was cut from the Art Philosophy cartridge.
I embossed the dinosaur with the Darice Reptile embossing folder and added some torn paper on the bottom of the tag to represent dirt. The grass scraps were left over from another project.  The sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms Mini Messages stamp set.  Some Chocolate Truffle Trendy Twine was the finishing touch on my tag.
I hope you will come on over to the KBD Challenges Facebook group to join our tag challenge.  You can win a free cutting file. Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

April 2, 2015

Fishing You a Happy Birthday

I wanted to share a quick card I made for my little niece who is turning 3 today.  Every year I make her a fun card for her birthday.  I used the Create A Critter cartridge for the jelly fish and stamped the face with the Erkle and Merkle Peachy Keen Face stamps.  The jelly fish is popped up on foam dots and was added to the chevron mat which was cut with a Spellbinders die.  The sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms newly released Zodiac Cuties stamp set.  I adhered the sentiment to some Grape Fizz Trendy Twine.
Here's a closer peek at the newly released stamp set:
Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!
Challenge: