Monday, July 17, 2017

Good morning! Today begins round two of our  Let's Taco 'bout It Issue! Wow do I love our Issues. The topics are broad and well, puns! 

Here are some idea to get you started:
-use speech bubbles and/or phrase stickers 
-make a page about funny things kids say 
-4th of July/patriotic
-tacos and food in general
-use the PI taco card

I went with the idea of funny things kids say for my page. I started with my title, working our from there. So something Christmas maybe? Well, I have nothing Christmas themed. Next, ok, red and black? Bingo. How about some Fancy Pants Sweet Nothings. Check. What else can I add. Well, Im quoting what he said, show about a speech bubble and some punctuation. Check. Hmmmm, How about a bit of green to round out the traditional Christmas colors. Also check. Finished!

This would be an example of my love/hate relationship with Facebook. This popped up as a memory form 2013. And yes, He really did say this. He has come up with some doozies, but this is one of the best!

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. There are some great LO's on the blog. Check them out, then join us in our Facebook group for more challenge and inspiration. The more challenges you enter, the better your chances are to win prizes!  Keep your eye on the shop this week for new American Craft arrivals. Use my code DEVRA at checkout for 20% off your purchase.

School's Out for Summer

Thursday, July 13, 2017

I'm back! Did you miss me? I'm playing along with the Add It Up challenge today at Paper Issues. This is a great new challenge to help use up some of that stash!  

This month the challenge is to use at least 40 points in stickers. Challenge accepted. Challenge crushed. I have to say, being a part of this team inspires me. I think outside my box. Today I used the new Starburst background cut file , filling it with some Bella stickers from my stash. I so love that that colors are consistent collection to collection. The rest is a mash up of Bella Blvd products including Make Your Mark and Oh My Stars. I scored way more than 40 points, but did not continue counting after 100

This year we were all counting down the days until school ended. It seemed summer would never some. You know they are happy to be home when they LET you pose them for a photo!

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today! Come back again, I still have more to share. Join our challenges in our Facebook group for a chance to win monthly prizes. And always remember, when you shop, use my code DEVRA at checkout for 20% off your purchase!

Summer Fun

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Happy Sunday folks! Another round of Sraplift Sunday is up on the opaper Isseus blog. Today we are lifting a delightful page Stacie made.

When I first saw this  Pebbles Sunshiny Days Let's Float paper the only thing I wanted to do was cut it apart! I'm so happy to have had the inspiration to do so! I kinda feel like those photos are floating on paper water! I tucked some of the other papers from this collection behind the photos, added some of the chipboard stickers and a few ephemera pieces from Echo Park Summer dreams and called it done. The bulk of the work was fussy cutting the paper apart. But I love the look and the page!

I'm already missing the days of lazing in my Dad's pool with my guys. They are big now and want to laze by themselves! I guess that means I should take the time to relax my self!

Thanks so much for taking a look at my creative view today. I've got a lot to share this month, so come back again soon!

Supplies: CS-American Crafts, PP-Pebbles, Echo Park, Chipboard-Pebbles, Stickers and ephemera-Echo Park, Was-Freckled Fawn

Beach Boys

Friday, July 7, 2017

Hello there! Yep, back again with a TGIF edition. well, more like a FFF edition. That would be Free File Friday at Paper Issues

Today is all about stars. Here are just a few star cut files you can find in the shop

Today I used the Starburst Bubbles cut file as a stencil. I sprayed 2 colors of mist over it. So, so easy! Layers are the key to adding pattern and interest so there are several Bella Blvd papers and die cuts. I love these colors. There is something about navy, turquoise, green and orange that appeals to me. It looked a bit plain and I didn't want to matte the white onto patterned paper. Enter my mew favorite toy, the Stitch Happy Sewing machine! I bought some yellow ombre thread and that's all it took to finish this off!

Going to the beach with these guys isn't alway easy, but this day we had a great time! One loved the water and the other loved the sand. Cant really beat that. 

Thanks again for popping by my creative view this week. Come back again soon! I have so much planned! If you have an electronic die cut machine, head over to he shop to see what we have. While you are there, pick up some things for yourself! use code DEVRA at checkout for 20% off your purchase!

Supplies: CS & Alpha-American Crafts, PP, die cuts, enamel pieces, chipboard-Bella Blvd, mist-delusions, cut file -Paper Issues, Silhouette, Sewing machine-WRMK


Thursday, July 6, 2017

Well, hello again! I love busy weeks like this. It means I have to make time to play with paper. Today is Pawsitively Pets day at Paper Issues. Now, this isn't any old 'scrap your pet' challenge today. Nope. This month it's all about the naughty things our pets do!

 the most part, my dog isn't that naughty. When he is, I'm not usually taking pictures of him! But while visiting family recently, he and his cousin were caught begging for food while we were cooking dinner!

I wanted this a little energetic. PhotoPlay Freestyle papers had the right colors and patterns I was looking for. I cut a few strips, then layers them. It looked a little flats I added some chipboard frames from my stash. Since it is a page about pets, it still needed to be a bit silly. I found a fun font in the Silhouette store to create the title. 

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. I hope to see you playing along with all of our challenges this month. You can find them all here in the July Challenges album 

Supplies: CS-American Crafts, PP-PhotoPlay, stickers-Photo Play, MAMBI, Studio Calico, Flair-A Flair for Buttons, Silhouette, enamel pieces-KaiserKraft, Fancy Pants, Mist-Studio Calico, Heidi Swapp

Problem Solved

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Hey baby, It's the 4th of July! That's a song you know...Anyway, It's also the first Tuesday of the month which makes it Take 5 Tuesday at Paper Issues.  Here is this months board

For my page, I used 4. Sticker, 6. washi tape, 8. Layers, 10. Patterned Paper and 15. Grid Design.  Using multiple photos made choosing a grid design easy.  I could alternate paper and photos. Carta Bella Toy Box made it that much easier to do this. There are so may great themed and basic patterns in this collection, as well as stickers, chipboard, and enamel shapes. The page came together quickly. It's fun, and easy to see everything on the page.

 As my boys are getting older, there are more moments, less action. I have found myself looking through older photos lately.  There are some gems in my library. Like these. This kiddo amazes me every day.  Ive said it before, But I dont know what we would do without gears on a string. And I guess when you need a third hand to keep the string taut, you use your feet. Problem solved indeed.

Thanks so much for spending some of your July 4th with me and my creative view. I'm feeling very inspired by Toy Box and will be using it again. You can get some in the shop for 20% off when you use my code DEVRA at checkout. Be suer and add your projects to the July Challenges album  all month long.

Supplies: PP-BoBunny, Carta Bella, washi Tape-Amy Tangerine, stickers,, die cuts, chipboard-Carta Bella, Alphas-Thickers,  mist-Heidi Swapp


Sunday, July 2, 2017

Well Hey there! It's Sunday again. So yep, that means it's Scraplift Sunday at Paper Issues.  Today we are lifting a beautiful page by Mary Ann Jenkins. She has such a defined style making vintage feeling  papers and photos look current. 

Here is my page. I used a large 5x7 photo, so my papers are slightly larger. I liked on Mary Ann's page here paper went dark, light, dark. After choosing to use Fancy Pants Dream Big, I realized I needed to do the opposite, using light, dark, light. This collection has a nice combination of neutral colors, subtle patterns and very uplifting sentiments. I was able to use the floral ephemera die cuts to add more meaning to my page without detracting from the photo.

My Grandma gave me this photo shortly before she passed away. It's her Bat Mitzvah day, which happened to come just after her 80th birthday. When she was young, girls weren't allowed to be Bat Mitvahed. It's something she wanted to do, so she did. I know it was a proud day for her and mt Grandfather. 

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. Come back again, its going to be a bust month. That also means you should probably head over to the Paper Issues Facebook group to check out all the happenings this month! You can find all the info in the July Challenge album

Supplies: PP, dies cuts, stickers-Fancy Pants


Happy Birthday to Me

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Good morning and happy July! I'm kicking off the new month right with a page I made for the new Sketchy Saturday at Paper Issues. First let me show you the sketch.

Amy sure has a way with these sketches. It has such a festive feel to me so I created a very festive page. It's bright, colorful and silly, exactly like the photo I chose to use. Doodlebug Fairy Tales mixed with some Lawn Fawn had the right whimsy I was looking for.  I layered up several papers, and created a giant embellishment cluster. It didn't feel finished. I remembered I had some gold floss so I stitched some swirls, added some twine, then called it a day! Yay! It's such a happy page!

So yep, It was my birthday. I decided to ignore it by making fun of myself all day. I love my Letterboard and have had such fun playing with it. It was for sure the reason I even too this photo!

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today.  It's just the beginning of the month so come back again soon. Head over to the shop and get some new things to play with. It's always 20% off when you use DEVRA at checkout!

Supplies: CS-Bazzill, PP-Lawn Fawn, Doodlebug, die cuts, sticker and twine-Doodlebug, floss-DMC, alphas-trickers, PinkFresh, October Afternoon, flair-A Flair for Buttons, enamel dots-Doodlebug, Freckled Fawn, MME, Mist-Heidi Swapp

Spin City

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Hey there and welcome to he last June challenge at Paper Issues! It's another Product Spotlight and today we are focusing on ToyBox by Carta Bella. Talk about fun. It's vintage, but it's bright and colorful. A perfect combination to create pages about kids playing. The B ideas of the papers are fantastic basic prints in primary colors that are so versatile for any kinds of projects.

Today I used it for a toy themed page. I started with the Toy Time free cut file where I used the B-sides of the This Way Men  and No More Monkeys papers. After that, I used the Toys Everywhere stuck a few of the scraps behind the photo. I scattered all types of the embellishments around the page. Lastly, I played with some stitching on my Stitch happy sewing machine. I love the red twine thread!

In case you live under a rock, fidget spinners are THE THING right now. As they were originally designed for kiddos with special needs, and they happen to SPIN, I thought Id try them out with my guy. Yep, he loved them . So much, that we had to go home with not one, but two. Now to teach him how to use them. He thinks he's supposed to push the button in the middle to make it spin. this cold take all summer....

As always, thanks so much for being here today as I share my creative view. Well, I have to tell you, you need this collection. ToyBox is so much fun. I already have 3 other pages planned for it! You can get it for 20% off when you use my code DEVRA at checkout. 

Supplies: CS-Paper Accents, PP, die cuts, stickers, chipboard-ToyBox  by Carta Bella, Silhouette, Toy Time free cut file WRMK Stitch Happy sewing machine, WRMK thread, mist-Heidi Swapp

Bucket of Fun

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Oh good morning! I love Sundays! Especially in summer. Well, also because it Scraplift Sunday at Paper Issues.  Today we lifted a lovely layout by Amanda. Here is what I did with it.

Yep. It's pretty much the same. I took some liberty with the title placement, but I liked it the way it was.   I had to laugh a little as I was using Summer Dreams by Echo Park. It's really a very girly leaning collection. Why? Who knows, but summer colors are summer colors, and summer icons are summer icons. They all made it onto this page! Stickers, die cuts, enamel pieces and chipboard all add to the delightfully summeriness on this page.

For several years, we would make the long drive to my Dad's house. The backyard and pool are so inviting. My son loves being out there with everyone. Sometimes he likes the pool, sometimes not. This was definitely a day where he liked the pool. Especially the bucket with the holes in the bottom from Grammy. What's more fun that filling a bucket and watching al the water spill out so you can so it again?

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. Hey over to the shop, get some Summer Dreams or other new goodies for yourself. Use code DEVRA for 20% off your purchase! Join our Facebook group for fun ideas and lots of challenges!

Supplies: PP, stickers, die cuts, chipboard, enamel pieces-Echo Park, mist-Tattered Angels, Heidi Swapp

Beach, Please

Friday, June 23, 2017

Happy Friday to you! It's  Free File Friday at Paper Issues and today's theme revolves around summer! There are so many great summer cut files in the shop right now and the best part is they are all FREE! 

Today I used the Geo Tropical Palm Tree  cut file as the main focus of my page today. I really don't know what I was thinking. I got the idea in my head to sew around the edge of the trees, then sew over the geo cut outs across all the leaves. It was extremely tedious, with some bumps along the way,  but definitely worth it. I backed the trees with the water side of Summer Lights  Paper #9  The ombre is perfect and I love the end result. 

The rest of the page is filled with paper and bits of Pink Paislee Summer Lights that I couldn't wait to use! I mean all the die cut, sticker and chipboard seashells couldn't have been more perfect to lay across the bottom of the tress!

I've had some fun lately digging into older photos. I found several photos from my honeymoon to play with and this one fit the bill for this page. It was our last day in Jamaica, and I was just enjoying some time staring at the ocean.

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. I hope you find some inspiration from my page today. I love my electronic die cut machine and also the colors in the Summer Lights collection. You might too. Head over to the Paper Issues shop to pick some up for yourself. Use my code DEVRA at checkout for 20% off your purchase.

Supplies: Cs-American crafts, silhouette, thread-DMC, PP, die cuts, stickers and chipboard-Pink Paislee, mist-Heidi Swapp


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Hey there friends! It's Swag Bag time at Paper Issues! Don't know what a Swag Bag is? Well you should? It's our version of a kit, but it's pint sized and filled with little bits of heavenly, scrappy goodness. If you like to mix and match, this is just he right item for you. You can buy it monthly, or purchase a 6 month subscription. The best part about it, for me is, I can pull pieces from several months and still put a fantastic project together.

For my pages here today, I used several pieces from the May Swag Bag, adding a few embellishments from the Feb kit as well. See what I mean? I stuck to a color theme for this page, which is another thing I love about the bags. There is always a theme, or two in the kit! the last thing I'll say for today is that Swag Bags make it so easy for me to strap. It's all done for me. the paper choosing and cutting is already done for me. I just have to decide how to use it!

I went with a simple shelf design today, cutting a few papers in half to create symmetry, then placing more papers behind the scallop but file . It's a subtle addition of color, as well as a place for the photo to rest. I finished this off with a great title and background papers. Finished in less than an hour!

Ive had fun digging into my stash of older photos. This is the first time my husband met my parents. I I guess wine tasting can take the stress out of that huh? Those shoulder pads have got to go...

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. Head over to the shop to get yourself some Swag! And by that I mean new goodies have arrived from Fancy Pants!  Use my code DEVRA at checkout for 20% off your purchase

Supplies: PP-Bella Blvd, Pink Paislee,  Swag Bag, Ohter embellishments-Freckled Fawn, Title-AMerican Crafts

It's OK

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Hello there! I'm so happy to be sharing this page today for the Learning Spaces article at Get It Scrapped.   Homeschooling and creative spaces for children are on the rise. We used the idea of learning spaces as inspiration for the design of our pages. 
I was drawn to the use of neutrals with color. The other thing I noticed was walls were filled with a hodgepodge of items. I took the idea of the walls in the rooms as the main idea of my page. First, the paper I chose is paint brush strokes, like a child's work of art.  I placed several different types of frames on the paper, filling them with a variety of embellishments that pertained to my story.  The result is an organized variety of shape, color and texture to engage the senses, and the viewer. 

My son was so sick he wouldn't leave my side for two days. Most 14 year olds wouldn't be caught cuddling with Mom. I decided that I was ok with him not realizing this social normalcy for someone his age. I took comfort knowing that he knew he needed me.

Supplies: Patterned paper-Shimelle, wood pieces and cork, Freckled Fawn, Shimelle, die cuts, alphas-Shimelle stickers-Shimelle and Freckled Fawn, felt doily-Freckled Fawn, pen and adhesive-EK Success

My Tribe

Monday, June 19, 2017

Hey there and good morning! Today at Paper Issues, we are kicking off part two of our June Issue Friends-Aversary. This is such a great theme for an Issue, but what does it reall mean? Let me give you some ideas to get you started. 

Suggested ideas: There's always a reason to celebrate, so create a project about friendship, wedding, anniversaries, birthdays and more or make a page about your best friend.

There are a  number of pages I could do for this theme! Knowing that my page would come later in the month, I had time to think about my topic. My first thought was to do something from my birthday, which was right before the deadline.  I stuck to that general idea. I narrowed down my choices of photos, then started looking through my stash and cut files. This kinda came together that way.  A photo of my fiends and I at my birthday party. My Tribe for sure. 

I went with PinkFresh Studios Live more and the Your Vibe Attracts your Tribe cut file, which became the title of my page. I honestly couldn't decide what tone I wanted this page to have, serious or silly, so it has a bit of both.  I may have to do this page again, so I can show our other side!

It took a long time, but I have made wonderful friends here. These ladies are my tribe. Or My Squad as my husband calls us. I do not know what I would do without them, and hope I don't have to find out! We eat have our own stuff going on, but somehow we manage to be there for each other, no matter what. 

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. I have so much going on the next few weeks, I hope you'll come back often. In the mean time, stop by the Paper Issue shop and stock up on all the new goodies that have come in this past week. Pink Paislee Summer Lights, Simple Stories and Pebbles Girl Squad to name just a few. Use my code DEVRA at checkout to receive 20% off your purchase. 

Thanks Dad

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Good morning! Sundays are for Scraplifting at Paper Issues and I chose a fun one for you today from Anna. I liked her design. It's refreshing.

I put my own spin on it by pulling the papers into the center for two reason. Onc, I used my new Stitch Happy swing machine around the edge of the paper. Second, the MME Hey Mister tool chipboard and die cut pieces are rather large. I needed more space to be able to use them. 

When I was about 9, my Dad bought my sister and I a tool kit. It was in a wood box, and all the tools  inside had wood handles, the edges painted blue. He taught us how to use every tool in that box, including how to use a saw on a horse. He said we should know how to use tools and how to fix or make basic things with them. When I moved into an apartment. he bought me that electric drill. One of my nicknames around my house is Tool Time Tina, because I am not afraid to tackle a problem on my own. The toy in the photo is something I made for my son. I fashioned it after something he has at school that he loves. I now have one happy kid. So, thanks Dad. 

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. You can get some  MME Hey Mister in the Paper Issues shop. It's perfect for those masculine topics. Use my code DEVRA at checkout for 20% off your purchase. I hope to see you playing along with us!

They said...

Monday, June 12, 2017

Hello! It's Pinspire Me day at Paper Issues and oh my goodness this months mood board is Ah-Mazing! Just look at those colors! I love everything about this. Well, I love summer, so of course I would. I stared and stared trying to decide which direction to go in. Paint? Beach? Pool?

At the very last minute, I settled on this. The popsicle. It really inspired the story behind the photo. Because of that, didn't want to use a summer themed collection, but I wanted to use color. So, Dear Lizzy Lovely day fit the bill. Color, plus sentiments I could use in a funny way from the stickers and ephemera. I think I'm in a navy phase. It seems fresh to me. So I used the B side of the Bunny Love paper for the background. I kept this really simple so the title and story could be seen. But really, without this mood board, I probably wouldn't have done this page. 

This photo came up in the 'On this Day' reminder in my Facebook feed. I'd forgotten al about it. But yes, everything I wrote that day is true. I took every word and used that as my journaling. So popsicles. They aren't just for kids anymore. 

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today! I hope you all love this mood board as much as I do. I also hope that when you shop at Paper Issues, you'll use my code DEVRA at checkout so you can get 20% off your purchase. There's so much new stuff! you really should go look!

PP, die cuts, chipboard and stickers- Dear Lizzy, stamped-Hero arts, ink-Colorbox


Sunday, June 11, 2017

Good morning! I'm on the Paper Issues blog today for Scraplift Sunday.  This is one of my favorite challenges. Why? I love other people's creativity. I also love that it's easy! The design is already there. 

I grabbed an older photo today because I've been dying to use the tropical side of Amy Tangerine On a Whim,  It was fun to use a bolder background! I actually used both sides of the Ray of Light paper, as the background and one of the paper strips .  I told myself I would find a way to use the giant flower in the ephemera pack and I did! I tucked a few more bits and pieces around the page and called it done. Easy peasy!

This was my first visit to Hawaii. What does one do in Hawaii? Go to a Luau! I was excited to be there and spend time with family. 

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. Check out the Paper Issues blog to see the original LO and more examples from the team. Then join us in our Facebook group to share what you made!  

Supplies: PP, die cuts, stickers-Amy Tangerine, enamel dots- MME, Freckled Fawn, Studio Calico, flair-A Flair fir Buttons

Say Cheese

Friday, June 9, 2017

Hello there! I feel I have been neglecting my blog this past week. I'm afraid real life had to come before crafting last week. Never fear, I am back today with a layout I created for Free File Friday at Paper Issues. The theme this week is to use any free file in the shop on a project featuring the men in our lives. 

Well, I love our cut files. I can always find one that works with my ideas. Like today. I love this photo. It makes me smile. I scanned my library, finding the Magical cut file. 

The 'smile' was bit obvious, so I skipped over it. The 'say cheese', perfect. I also cut a couple of arrows point towards that photo that is so beautifully framed in the circle. I went digging into my stash for some scraps of Fancy Pants Family & Co. I slipped a few papers behind the photo, scattered some embellishments and called it a day. the cut files and photo are really the star of the page.

Theres nothing better than watching my Dad being Grandpa. He finds ways to play and engage, and always makes him laugh. Now if only we lived closer so we could see each other more often.

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. I hope to see you playing along with our challenges this month. There are so many to choose from. You can find them in our Facebook Group. Remember, you can find our free files in the shop along with so much more. You always get 20% off your purchases when you use my code DEVRA at checkout.


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Hey there and Happy June! I'm starting the month off by joining the Working Title challenge at Paper Issues. This month our titles are "one little word'. Yep, one word, and it needs to be little. 

Ive been digging through old photos lately. I stumbled on a group from my bridal shower. That led me to the title, "showered' and then the products. I decided on Pink Paislee (PTE) Oh My Heart. Why? Because of the eclectic mix of motifs! I never in a million years thought I'd use the  bowls, the sugar canisters or the handbag chipboard stickers. So I made them the focus of the page. The rest of it is pretty simple. A few strips of paper and a small cluster of puffy stickers at the top.   Done. 

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. I hope you find some inspiration and join our June challenges. Remember when you shop to use my code DEVRA at checkout for 205 off your purchase!

Supplies: CS-AC, PP, stickers, die cuts-Pink Paislee, bow-Freckled Fawn, alpha-october afternoon, mist-Heidi Swapp

Catchin' Rays

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Hey there! I'm still plugging along and here to share our last challenge for May at Paper Issues,  a Product Spotlight on the new Echo Park collections. 

Oh, I am so ready for summer.  I am not a cold weather person and it's been a really long winter.  I'm just ready for warm weather.  I want to feel the sun and it's warmth everyday.  Summer Dreams  feels like everything I want from summer! The colors, are awesome and I love the new layered stickers This paper is my favorite in the whole collection. Once again, we have a free cut file that coordinates. I used the sun with some of the cardstock stickers. I layered up a few papers and called it a day. Now I'm really ready for summer! 

So if you haven't already, you better get some of this. It's hot. Pun intended. The colors are amazing and its flying out of the shop. Use my code DEVRA at checkout, for 20% off your order  

Supplies:m PP, Stickers, die cuts,  Echo Park, enamel dots-MME, alphas-American Crafts

Rainbows and Unicorns

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Good morning! There are many ways to create eye catching titles. Creating tension with type is what we are talking about at Get It Scrapped today. 

The title of my page, 'life isn't always rainbows and unicorns' is my way of mixing real life with a little bit of trendy humor.  The lowercase, white letters are eye-catching,  and draw the viewer in when set against the black paper. They appear to have a serious feel.  Using the colorful letters over the trendy motifs is equally as impactful, but in a less serious way. I chose a black background for two reasons. First, the colors really popped against it. Second, It's a nod to the story of the page. 

There was a day last summer when everything went wrong. Instead of the fun, outdoor day I had planned, one thing happened after another, and the day spiraled out of control. 

Supples: Cardstock-Paper Accent, Bazzill. Patterned Paper-Lawn Fawn, Doodlebug Design, Stickers-Doodlebug Design, Alphas-Bella Blvd, American Crafts, paint-dylusions, pen-Souffle, chipboard-Freckled Fawn, Die cut-Paper Issues, Silhouette

My Mom & Me

Friday, May 19, 2017

Hey there! I'm back today with a layout for the new Free File Friday challenge at Paper Issues.  We are using the new Mom Life cut file. It's so awesome!

I decided to use one of my baby photos of my Mom and I. Pink Paislee Oh My Heart had the right colors and feel for how I wanted this to look.  I put together the 'my mom' by using both the outline and the inner portion of the letters with  I also used the scallop above and below the main band of the page. From there I filled in around the title with embellishment, including the puffy stickers, die cuts  and chipboard pieces. I wanted a light whimsical feel on the page and that it what I got!

I was 3 weeks old in this photo. I should look to see if I have a similar photo of my children about the same age, That would be a nice comparison. Do any of look alike? Do we have the same pose? I might have to do this!

Thanks so much for stopping by my creative view today. I appreciate you being here with me. I also appreciate new goodies. i know you do too. Head over to the Paper Issues shop to get some Oh My Heart or any other new collections that have arrived. Use my code DEVRA at checkout to receive 20% off your purchase.

Supplies; PP, puffy stickers, die cuts  and chipboard pieces-Pink Paislee Oh My Heart, doily-Freckled Fawn, Mist-Heidi Swapp, silhouette, Mom Life cut file