Saturday, August 27, 2011

Counterfeit Kit Design Team Blog Hop August 2011

You made it to the last stop on the Counterfeit Kit Blog Hop!  I was SUPER excited that Allison Davis created this sketch just for US this month!!!!  Here is my layout using the sketch...

Don't forget, if you leave a comment for the blog hop participants, you will be entered to win 2 Allison Davis "Sketches for Scrapbooking" books!  More details about this prize can be found in this post.  Thanks for following the Design team Blog hop for Counterfeit Kit this month.  Have a great weekend!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Lots of Fourth of July Layouts (and a few others)

It's been quite a while since my last is what I have been working on.

I used Nichol Magouirk's style as inspiration for this layout.  I tried to pull designs and techniques that she often uses, such as stamping, a title created with multiple fonts, layering, buttons, tabs, strips of paper, and staples (she uses paperclips quite often lately).

This is made with my July Counterfeit Kit Add On.

I created the sparkler embellishments with toothpicks and pipe cleaners.  This is the first layout I have ever created without any patterned paper or cardstock (with the exception of the background grid paper)!  I'm deciding if I like it or not, it was a nice change of pace!

Another layout from my July Counterfeit Kit Add On.

I used my July Counterfeit Kit Add On, yet again!

I used some product packaging for my journal block.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Shimelle's Sketch of the Week August 3

Here's my take on Shimelle's Sketch of the Week (my favorite new challenge to play along with).  I used up some of my August Counterfeit Kit as well!
It might be kind of hard to tell in the photo, but Maddy's shorts are made from
patchwork fabric.  So choose the "patchwork" patterned paper, fabric ribbon,
and added zig zag stitching around the layout.  I love those shorts,
they were definitely an inspiration on this layout!

Here is Shimelle's Sketch
Thanks for looking!

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

August Counterfeit Kit Layouts

A few layouts with my August 2011 Counterfeit Kit... It's amazing, I have 2 Single Page Layouts in here!!!  And those of you who know me, know I ONLY make Double Pages.  Not to worry, these single page layouts are for the beginning and ending pages of two of my scrapbooks.  LOL  This month I created the Main Kit and the Limited Edition Kit as my Counterfeit Kits.

I only took one picture of this day (amazing, right)...
so it was perfect for the first page of an album.

Ever since the day my son, Hunter, was born, 
I couldn't wait to scrapbook a page and title it "Easter Egg Hunter"
... 2 1/2 years later, I FINALLY got to do just that! 

Tons of photos, but I couldn't narrow it down anymore...
I LOVE using most of my pictures in my scrapbooks.

And another layout with just one picture...
perfect for the last page of another album!

I just loved these pictures of my daughter and my nephew
after an Easter egg hunt!

The tutorial for this "friends" title is up on the Counterfeit Challenge blog today.

My first reall attempt at making a home studio with
a fabric backdrop on my driveway...I was happy
with the results!

And one bonus layout, I didn't use my kit(s) on this one, but wanted to share it anyway :)

I LOVE baker's twine.

Monday, August 1, 2011

A Few Random Layouts to Share

I have been inspired to share some of my layouts on my blog.  I only create double page layouts with multiple photos, apparently  there are not a lot of resources for these type of layouts.  I hope that my layouts can provide some inspiration.  Here are a couple of my layouts from last week.

Thanks for looking :)