Tuesday, March 30, 2010

March Paper Collection of the Month

For March, I chose to showcase the "Nana's Nursery: Baby Boy" papers by DCWV.  It is readily available and is more versatile than you might think.  :)  I love to use button accents with my baby projects so you'll see lots of them.
But I think my favorite part of this paper line is that, while geared toward boys, if you are selective with the papers, you can even get it to look totally girly!
Use the papers with the purple accents to do just that - you'll be surprised how much it changes the look of your project.
Here are two paper bag albums - from the same paper stack.  One is undoubtedly BOY and one is definitely GIRL - just by selecting a few of the sheets of paper.  Use the purple accents for the girl album and leave purple completely out of the boy album and Voila!  See how easy?
Thanks for looking!

Thursday, March 11, 2010


So I just checked in over at "All Scrapbook Steals - The Blog" and discovered that I'm the winner of their monthly giveaway for March!  I'm freaking out!  I got goosebumps when I saw my name and I'm smiling from ear to ear.  So I'm saying a great big THANK YOU to the gals over there for having such fabulous, fabulous, FABULOUS giveaways each month.  I'm a big My Mind's Eye fan and this month's giveaway is chock full of MME product, not to mention a Cropodile Big Bite!!! WOWSERS!

I'll be sure to post a link to their April giveaway when it becomes available so you, too, can have a chance to be as excited as I am right now!

Hugs to All Scrapbook Steals,

Thursday, March 4, 2010


If you love contests and freebies, go check out the ALL SCRAPBOOK STEALS blog right now!  Get your entry in before the March 11th drawing to win a whole smorgasborg of fabulous scrapbook supplies by My Minds Eye, Making Memories and We R Memories.

Be sure to read over the rules while you are there, entries must be in by Midnight PST on March 10th.  Good luck!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

I hate being late!

Okay, so it's March 2nd and I'm just now posting my February projects.  I'd love to have some radical, excellent excuse, but I guess I'm just slacking!  :)

February's Paper Collection of the Month was Wild Saffron by K & Company.

This paper collection is available in a 12x12 paper stack, which is what I used on these projects.  You can see that by limiting the papers used on each project, you can vary the look.  Use just blue, green and one... use all the colors on another one... I still have a pile of papers with just yellow and brown that I plan on turning into an album at some point.  I love that I can get so many projects out of one simple stack of paper - so much fun!

This "Family Photos" album got a sophisticated look from beads and fabric flowers.
For a less formal look, a square album and fun picnic table accents were used in this Summer BBQ album.
A mixed shape album gets a warm feel with soft brown accents inks throughout the pages.  By keeping the color palette limited, a completely new look is created.  The pearl accents contribute to the worn and well-loved look of this "Home Sweet Home" album.
And for fun, this two page layout makes use of the mostly blue paper (for sky) and the mostly green paper (for grass) to give this an outdoorsy vibe.  Flowers and a happy sunshine complete the look.
Thanks for looking, and I'll try to be on time next month!  :)

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