Monday, April 10, 2017

April Challenge - Miss Kate Cuttables

I recently attended a weekend Crop and have lots of layouts to share.
This layout is perfect for this month's Miss Kate Cuttables Challenge.
It's all about ANIMALS.

Here's a look at my layout:

Love the title for this one. I switched it up a bit.

The fishing pole was perfect to focus on the big fish my son caught.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Easter Egg Hunt Layout

Hello! Happy Spring! I'm sharing over on the Miss Kate Cuttables Blog today.

Here is my single page Easter Egg Hunt layout:

Just love the cute title. It's called Easter Egg Hunt Title. It was fun paper piecing it together.

I also cut this bunny on my Cameo. It's from the Bunny Silhouette Set.  (I added the bow)

Hope you liked my layout today and wishing you a Happy Easter!

Monday, March 13, 2017

Miss Kate March Challenge

It's time for another Miss Kate Challenge!

For the month of March the theme is cards. If you stopped by yesterday you saw my bumble bee and butterfly card. 

Here are two more cards in the series:

For the Snail card I used: Snail file,  and the Tags and Backgrounds file.
For the Ladybug card I used the following files: Ladybug on Leaf file and the arrow is from the Hi Goodbye Word Set
I used the print and cut method for all my cards.

Here's a look at all four cards. these are ready to go in the mail to brighten someone's day!

Don't forget to drop by the Miss Kate Galleria page to enter this month's challenge!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Springtime Cards

Hello all! It's my turn on the Miss Kate Blog today. Stop by the site to grab the Freebie of the Day after you read all about my Springtime Print and Cut Cards.

First up is my butterfly card.
You can grab the butterfly file here from the Miss Kate Store.

For my second card I used the Bumblebee file.

I just love to use the print and cut function on my Cameo - it is so easy to create a lot of cards and have them ready to send out.

Hope you enjoyed my cards today !!!

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Dreaming Tree Cards

Hello Everyone. I purchased some files from Dreaming Tree awhile back. I wanted to make a special card for a fellow scrapbooker and thought these will be perfect to cut on my Cameo.

I created the Spring Gatefold Card.

Here's a look at the inside.

Here's another card with different colors.
I did not add the flower to the outside of the card.

My photos really do not do these cards justice.
Check out Leo's photo of the entire Gatefold Cards SVG Bundle.

This Bundle was from awhile back - make sure you visit Dreaming Tree's site to check out the more recent, amazing bundles they offer!

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Paint Parties!

Hello Everyone! I have some fun signs to share with you today. I recently started offering DIY Paint Parties in my area. I did a bunch of research and practiced many techniques and made many boards to master the process.

I purchased an ebook from Simply Sarah. Along with the book it also granted me access to an online private Facebook group that offered tips and live meetings to share experiences.

Here are some of the signs I offer as options:
Some of the designs feature elements from the Hungry JPEG -
they offer many commercial free designs.

Here's a closer look at a few:

A friend of mine hosted my first party and everyone did such a great job creating their signs. It was a really fun night out! It was interesting to see everyone's different color choices. I worked with them ahead of time to get their custom info and emailed them a proof.

Once again - if you would like more info check out Sarah's ebook here.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Monday, February 13, 2017

Miss Kate Hearts Challenge

One more day until Valentine's Day! Today kicks off a new challenge for Miss Kates. The theme is HEARTS. For my project I created a layout featuring a fav photo of me and my husband.

I used a bunch of elements from Valentine Set 2 & Valentine Set.
I cut the elements in various colors and scattered them throughout the layout.

The frame around the photo is from Doodle Frames. 
I finished it off with the Heart Swag Border file. 

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Winter Layout for Miss Kates

Hello! Hope your Winter is going great so far. I'm sharing a winter layout today for my Miss Kates design team project.

If you don't already go on over to the Miss Kate Blog and sign up for email notifications. That way you won't miss a project and it also gives you a reminder to grab the freebie of the day!

On to my layout...

For my layout I used the Winter Words file from Miss Kates for my title. I created two offset shadows in my Silhouette Cameo software. I added foam tape between my gray and white layer to add dimension.

The little tag in the bottom right corner is from the Tag Set. I use this file a lot - stop by the store and grab it if you don't have it. I used the pen tool on the Cameo to do my journaling.

Thanks for stopping by today. I'll be back tomorrow for the Miss Kate February Challenge.
Have a great day!

Monday, January 9, 2017

Miss Kate Jan Challenge

For this month's challenge at Miss Kate's the theme is Anything Goes! I recently took down all the Christmas stuff and thought I'd create a fun and colorful sign to bring on Spring!

I'm torn on this one - there is something about the color combo that's a little off but I'm going with it.

I cut the files on my Cameo using 631 Vinyl and applied to the menu board I got at Target. I got it after Christmas half off for $1.50. Gotta love a bargain! It's about 8x12.

I then applied the acrylic paints sparingly with foam brushes. Before it dried completely I removed the vinyl to reveal my sign. After everything dried I sanded the edges and even ran the sand paper over the painted areas.

Here are the details on the Miss Kate Files:
I used the file Bring on Spring Title.
I did not use all the little pieces of grass and the water since I stenciled.

I added birdie at the bottom. It's the Lovebird on a Branch file. 
It was a simple file that works well with stenciling.

Hope you can join in on the Anything Goes Challenge on the Miss Kate Facebook Page!
Don't forget to stop over to check out the other design team projects.


Sunday, January 8, 2017

Let It Snow!

Hello Everyone. I'm sharing over on the Miss Kate blog today. :) 

I have been into a sign kick lately. I initially picked up a 4' wide x 2' high piece of plywood about a year ago with intentions on creating a sign. I finally got it out and stained it.

For my sign I used the Miss Kate Let it Snow Title.
 I rearranged the wording and simplified the design by removing some of the snowflakes. 
I then cut a stencil from 631 Vinyl and applied to the board.

I masked off the board with scrap paper.

I then spray painted with an indoor/outdoor paint. It dried in a matter of minutes!
I removed all the paper and vinyl and here is my sign:

Looking good so far, right? 
Well I decided to get out my power tools and drill holes around the edge so I can insert lights.

Here is my final sign in action! 

If you notice on my window above the door I also added snowflakes to the window and if you were to come into my house you will so those vinyl snowflakes on just about everything from bathroom mirrors to hurricane lamps. 

Even though I took down the tree and put away some of the decorations I moved my sign indoors to enjoy for a few more weeks.

Thanks for stopping by today!