I have decided that I needed to spend some time away from making cards and catch up on my scrapbooking. Though I have found that making cards is a lot of fun, scrapbooking: documenting and telling our family story will always be my main focus. I found the title "Hangin with my peeps" online and thought that it would be perfect for my pictures from Easter. We have a big, big family with lots of kids and I love that we take a picture of them all on the porch steps just before the big Easter egg hunt. The problem now is that there are so many of them, that it's impossible to get them all to look the right way, not make a face, and smile all at the same time. It's ok, I love the pictures anyway...maybe more because they aren't perfect.
I used glitter paper and cardstock from Recollections, but the title, basket, and little birds using my Cricut, and one of my favorite cartridges, Create A Critter 2. The ribbon is all from my scrap stack. I used chalk to "ink" the edges of all the die cuts and the banner. Then used a black zig pen to doing some pen work around the edges of the letters (they needed something to help them stand out). I really love this page, and think that it is super cute.
I made these cute baby cards which I think would be great to go along with a baby shower gift or to say congratulations on the birth of a new baby. I made one in blue and one in pink, because well you never really know which color you might need. I cut out the bear using my Doodlecharms cartridge, then just layered it up with background paper, stamped the sentiment, added a little bit of ribbon, and finished it off with my white gelly roll pen.
Stamp: The Scrapbooking Queen - Royal Sayings Too
Ink: Stampin up - Chocolate Chip
Ribbon: white 1/8 ribbon by Ffray
Paper: Recollections and Welcome Baby by Suling Wang
Bitten by the Bug 2 - The Joy of Giving
Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog - Oh Baby!
My Craft Spot - Use Ribbon or Twine
I am sad to say that I just finished my 2012 scrapbook yesterday. It's already May 2013, oh well, I guess it's not too bad, some people are years behind. I wanted to get a start on my 2013 book, but was feeling a bit uncreative. I don't use a lot of scrapbooking kits, but they are perfect for this kind of project. I needed something easy to jump start the new year's scrapbook. This kit is from Legacy Paper Arts. I bought it at one of the three scrapbook conventions I have been to in the past year. I didn't follow the directions the exact way. It included "dirt" that was to layer over the word "Dirt", but I didn't want to make a mess, as I did not have a strong enough glue to ensure it wouldn't fall off. So I used chalk instead, and used it all over the page to make it look dirty. I know that construction and 4-wheelers don't exactly go together, but my Dad works in construction and both him and my son love getting "dirty" so it fit enough for me. PS. Sorry for the bad pictures, the light was bad in my craft room today.
Just a quick card to say Happy Mother's Day :)
Cricut: Type Candy (Sugar Script)
Paper: Colorbok - Earth Tone Floral and Recollections Cardstock
Rhinestones - Recollections
Bitten By The Bug 2 - Mother's Day
Cardz TV - No other like my mother
Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog - Mother's Day
Go Fish - MOM
Cut It Up - Mother's Day
Exploring Cricut - Mother's Day
Scrappy Moms - Mother's Day
Hiding In My Craft Room - Name your colors
My name is JoNeita Kelly and I have been crafting for at least the last 20 years. I live in Forney, Texas with my son, Dallas. I am a High School teacher and Cheerleading Coach. I love to craft and to continue to improve my photography and editing skills whenever I have free time. What I love most is telling our story using pictures, it is the most important gift I can leave my family.
Former Design Team Member for Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog