Craft and Glitz

SA May 13 2013 blog post layout

She Sparkles!

My daughter turned 16 this year, and I’ve been making a few layouts to commemorate this special time in her life. I used the new Kaisercraft “Remember Me” collection….a beautiful palette of red and black and tan. The design is based on the Kaisercraft May Saturday Sketch #1 Challenge.   On the Crafty Power Blog, […] Read more…

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January Sketchy Challenge

On January 5, DramaQueen turned 16!  Sorry…I just couldn’t resist posting her “hand” photo! ha ha ha! For those of you who are new to following or reading my blog, I should let you know that I refer to my children here using affectionate nicknames. My husband started calling our daughter Drama Queen quite a […] Read more…

nutcracker card

Graphic 45 Nutcracker Sweet Christmas Cards

I don’t design very many card classes, but last year when I began teaching at The Urban Scrapbook, my first class was Christmas cards, using Graphic 45‘s “Christmas Emporium” collection.  Click HERE to see the blog post about those cards. Before their 2012 collections were released, I already knew there was a good chance I […] Read more…

a very special kiss

A Very Special Kiss

The lovely “Palm Beach” collection from Webster’s Pages was in our staff challenge August kit at The Urban Scrapbook. This pretty pastel colour palette could be used for a number of themes…summer, beach, ocean, travel, tropical….and so on. I chose to scrapbook a photo of BabyOfTheFamily and her first kiss….with a dolphin 🙂 The background […] Read more…

Sweet Summertime by Kelly Klapstein June Sketchy Challenge

Webster’s Pages Say Summer!

When Webster’s Pages introduced their new Clean & Simple paper collections, I said YES!  Yes to the same beautiful quality paper and yes to the solid patterns and backsides!  (Having a solid backside myself, I was pretty excited about this design change:) I thought the  wonderful “Sunday Picnic” line would be perfect for my June […] Read more…