Tuesday, September 1, 2015

It's Sneak Peak Time At My Creative Scrapbook!

Oh do we have some exciting kits for you for September!  There are only a few days to go until we can reveal them all to you.  In the meantime, we're thrilled to share a few peeks at what Pam and the team have been up to with the September kits!

(As always, click on the pictures to see them larger)
Our September Main kit sneak peeks:

and a few Main kit creations by our design team!

by Jodi Wilton

by Kris Berc

by Lee-Anne Thornton
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Our September Creative kit sneak peeks:

and some Creative kit creations by our design team!

 by Alicia Giess

by Tracy McLennon
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Our September Limited Edition kit sneak peeks:

and some Limited Edition kit creations by our design team!
by Michelle McDonald

by Debbie Burns

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Our September Album kit sneak peeks:


by Angel Rodrigue

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Now that you have a peek at what's coming, don't forget to reserve your kits :)
Please visit MyCreativeScrapbook.com for more information.

See you on the 5th for the full reveal!
Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Friday, August 21, 2015

Guest Designing For My Creative Scrapbook

I'm excited to announce that I'm guest designing the next few months for My Creative Scrapbook, using their beautiful Limited Edition kits!  Thanks Pam for inviting me.  I really enjoyed working with the lovely August LE kit filled with Prima's Debutante paper, chipboard and flowers.  I created 3 layouts and one tag.

The romantic Prima papers and flowers along with Blue Fern Studio's chipboard were perfect for this layout featuring a picture of my mom.

Also included in the LE edition kit were a couple of papers from Blue Fern Studios Love Story collection.  Can you guess who that is in the picture?!?

I found the vintage photo on Pinterest.  Lots of layering and fussy cutting!

This is my first time using one of Julie Nutting's doll stamps.  It was a lot of fun!

The Limited Edition kit can be found here and my blog post at My Creative Scrapbook here.

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Autumn Anthology - New Collection From Blue Fern Studios

I'm so excited to share the newest collection by Blue Fern Studios, Autumn Anthology.  A gorgeous collection of papers designed by Michele Singh.

Along with the collection there is new chipboard pieces, stamps and mists!  You can check out all of the Autumn Anthology collection, chipboard, stamps and mists in the Blue Fern Studios store here.

Can't wait to receive DT goodie box!

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Monday, August 17, 2015

Two Layouts Featuring Blue Fern Studios Frolic Collection

Hi eveyone!  Hope all of you are enjoying the summer.  Hard to believe that August is half over.  My how time flies! Today I have 2 layouts to share that I created with the new Frolic collection by Blue Fern Studios, along with their gorgeous chipboard and stamps.  I love the colors in this collection, perfect for your summer photos.  

My first layout highlights the Amoroso, Dans le Jardin, Friendship and Calling Cards paper.  I thought they were perfect for a somewhat masculine layout.
Lots of layering behind my photo and some fussy cutting.

I used the Collage Border and Bits of Honey chipboard, both of which I primed with some gesso and then colored with water colors.

My flower cluster on the right hand side along with some of the Bits Of Honey chipboard.

As you can see I again used some of the Bits Of Honey chipboard and the word Noted from the Arrow Words which I colored with some water color paints.

My next layout is a feminine one.  Love the pretty color combinations in the background paper, Mercantile. I also used the Friendship and Calling Cards papers. 
 Lots of subtle stamping with the Forever and Vintage stamps.

From the Arrow Words I used Love This, which I covered with gesso and applied some gelatos.   I also used the Gatsby Collage which I also covered with gesso and then added some gelatos and micro beads

Tucked beneath my cluster of flowers in the new Floral Lattice Bits chipboard.

Here I used more of the Floral Lattice Bits and added some micro beads.

 Don't forget that you still have time to enter our August Sketch Challenge.  You can find all of the details here.

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Monday, August 3, 2015

Blue Fern Studios August Sketch Challenge

  It's time for another new sketch challenge over at Blue Fern Studios
 Michele Singh has created another beautiful sketch exclusively for Blue Fern!   Here is my take on the August sketch using papers from the new Frolic paper collection.


And here is the August sketch:

Here are the sketch challenge rules:

One lucky winner, selected by a random draw, will receive a prize package of Blue Fern Studios chipboard!
In addition, we will also select 3 (or more) layouts to feature.
We have just a few simple rules to follow if you would like to participate in our sketch challenge:
1.) Feel free to interpret the sketch as you please by means of taking it as-is or 
flipping/turning/mirroring it to suit your needs! 
2). Please note that you can do whatever type of project you please - a layout, card, 
  canvas, altered item- whatever suits your mood and style! 
We would love to see the different ways our sketch can be used.
3.) You must use at least one piece of Blue Fern Studios chipboard OR use Blue Fern Studios paper on your project. Please note that you do not need to use the pieces featured in the sketch
- use whatever suits your fancy! You can find the store nearest you HERE.
 {Do not use any other brand of chipboard on your project please!}
4.) Upload your project using the Inlinkz tool on the Blue Fern Studios Blog
midnight EST on August 31,  2015

Hope you will join us!

Thanks for stopping by!
 . . . Debbie

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Prima's July Product Pick

Hi everyone!  Hope all of you are enjoying the weekend.  It's a hot and humid one here in Maryland.  
Temps today nearing 100 degrees.  A perfect day to stay inside!  I've been in the process of cleaning 
out my scrapbooking supplies (seems like a never ending thing) and came across some Prima papers from their Lyric collection.  Love the vintage touch to the papers and decided to use them on a layout featuring a picture of my mom and her little brother.  A favorite picture of mine, as I have used it several times on layouts.  This is my first time creating using Prima's Product Pick.  Loved the colors!  Here is my layout, filled with lots and lots of Prima products.


and what I drew my inspiration from, Prima's July Product Pick:
Love the flowers, colors, the straws and the orange chair!

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Layouts Featuring Blue Fern Studios Paisley & Vine Collection

Hi everyone! Today I have two layouts to share with you that I created using the new  Paisley & Vine Collection by Blue Fern Studios along with their gorgeous chipboard.

On  my first layout I used Bohemian, Nature, Vineland and Playing Card papers and added some masking, misting, paints and microbeads.

The Circle Flourish Chipboard surrounds my photo.  I first applied some gesso to the chipboard and then added some misting, water colors, gelatos and microbreads.

I painted a piece of the Quartre Foil chipboard with some yellow and blue paints and added more microbeads and tucked the chipboard behind the flowers.

Here I've used a piece from the Layering Stems chipboard, which I painted with watercolors and gelatos and added more of the blue microbeads.

I used the Whimsy paper as my background, which I lightly
applied light pink ink around the outside of the paper.  I also used Playing Card and Passion papers from the collection.


I inked the chipboard Perfect with some dark red ink and placed pieces of the Framington Medley chipboard, which I embossed with white powder and added some blue ink around my picture.

A gorgeous Royal Monarch chipboard butterfly embossed white and placed within a flower cluster is the perfect touch!

I hope you enjoy my layouts!

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Monday, July 6, 2015

New Blue Fern Studios Collection - Frolic

With summer upon us and lots of sunshine and colorful flowers, it's a 
perfect day to  reveal Blue Fern Studios new paper collection, Frolic.  
Frolic, as a verb, is to play and move about cheerfully, excitedly, or energetically, and that is just what we want you to think of when you see this collection.  The colors and designs are certainly cheerful and energetic.  How perfect for so many projects!  Here are the individual papers from the collection so you can see what we mean. 
 Take your time as you scroll through this beautiful 10-page collection. 











But we have more good news - we didn't stop with just the paper.  
We have chipboard pieces designed to coordinate with the Frolic Collection!






Have you had a chance to try our very popular stamp sets?  These 4x6 sets are of the highest quality 
clear photo-polymer.  We have designed two stamp sets to coordinate with our Frolic Collection.

Washi Strips

Garden Frolic

We hope you are as excited as we are about Frolic!

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie