Ombre Butterfly Birthday card by Alison Day Designs

Make It Monday – Use Those Scraps!

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Make it Monday - pinkWelcome to another Make It Monday post. It’s been awhile! Did you miss me?
(Just kidding!)

You may have arrived from Karen’s site where she is sharing her Creative Live experience for four Mixed media classes.

Today I wanted to share one of my strategies for dealing with scraps.

You know what I’m talking about, right? All those off-cuts at the side of your paper trimmer. All those bits of card stock with words cut out of them after you’ve cut out your title with your Silhouette. We’ve all got them, but I bet we treat them differently. There are probably as many solutions as there are scrapbookers!

What’s yours? Love to hear it in the comments or on my Facebook Page.

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Marley's Thank You photo on Flip Flop holder

Birthday Season – Round 1 Part 3

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It’s been a couple weeks since the mayhem that was Marley’s 11th Hawaiian Birthday party. I think I’ve recovered! 16 girls on one house is very loud!!

To continue with the theme of the party – and because I had a ton of flowers left over – I created a little picture frame for the group shot I took during the party. Marley used the back to write a personal thank you note to each of her guests.

Marley's Hawaiian Thank You Photo Gift

Included in each goody bag (and also what prompted the idea in the first place) were these cute little place card holders I found at Pier1 Imports in their Clearance section.

Flip Flop place card holders from Pier1

They came in 4 different colours. Cute, right?

This is what it looks like all together.

Marley's Thank You photo on Flip Flop holder

Now that Marley’s birthday is officially celebrated and over with I can turn my attention to the next one … sigh.

Come back tomorrow for more birthday ideas.

Hawaiian Lei party bags

Birthday Season – Round 1 Part 2

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Welcome to another Make It Monday!

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You may be coming here from Lisa’s site where she is Springing forward with a fun handmade embellishment. If you are starting here then at the end of this post I will have a link to another site where you can continue your journey until you circle back to Lisa.

A couple weeks ago I shared how I like to use my Silhouette Cameo to create custom birthday party invitations and decor – you can see that post here. Today I want to share my best party tips and some photos from my eldest’s Hawaiian themed party. Continue reading »

Minecraft Party Pack – Scrapping Our Stash Blog Hop

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Welcome to another Scrapping Our Stash Blog Hop!

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You should be arriving here from Ruth’s blog but if not, no worries. Just follow the link at the end of this post to keep hopping and eventually you’ll circle all the way back to me. :)

Today I am sharing a Minecraft Birthday Pack that I made as a Silent Auction item for my daughters’ PAC Parent Dance this weekend.  Continue reading »

What’s With This Planner Craze?

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Welcome to another Make it Monday Blog Circle! Today we are helping you GET ORGANIZED!

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You may have arrived here from Melissa’s blog but if not, no worries, I’ll give you another link at the bottom of this post and you can follow it until you circle back to me! Melissa is showing us how to keep a collection of photos together to scrap later with Photoshop Elements Organizer.

Are you wondering what the big deal is with the latest craze in Scrapbooking – The Planner? Today I am sharing my thoughts, ideas and some creative inspiration for you.

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