Thursday, July 24, 2014

Time to hop along with Unity!


Happy Thursday!
Time for Unity's weekly sale and hop
This is a card I had shared over on the Unity blog but not over here yet
This set is new to me and after reading all the sentiments in it I had to have it
Plus the fun vintage images!
And I have to admit most of my friends fall into the crazy category
so this card is for all of them ;)

I also had time to pull out this month's KOTM:
This kit is amazing!!!!! Grab it while you can



Angie has outdone herself once again with her Angie girls
and it's her birthday!
Please leave her some birthday love when you stop by her blog :)

And of course an awesome SALE!

Woo Hoo!
Time to get hopping
But don't forget….

We have TWO amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway.  Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win.  The winners will be announced Saturday night on the Unity blog.

Cheers!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Unity Thursday HOp HoP


Happy Thursday!!

I'm first up on today's hop and I have 2 samples to share
I used the Quote stamps that you can get for free this week!



I ADORE quote stamps
Such a great way to make a quick and simple card
yet have it say so much!

To get them free you have to shop
and of course we made it easier for you hee hee



And of course don't forget you can win!



We have TWO amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway.  Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win.  The winners will be announced Saturday night on the Unity blog.

Enjoy your hop!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Unity Thursday!



Happy Unity Thursday!
Today I played with one of the new Angie girls
Couldn't resist this elegant beauty
I coloured her up to match my daughter's prom dress
She graduates High School today and I needed the perfect card
This one will do ;)


Lots of great deals to be had of course!
And while you are shopping and hopping don't forget…..

We have TWO amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway.  Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win.  The winners will be announced Saturday night on the Unity blog.

Here is this week's hop prize!

Happy Crafting!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Unity and Susan K Weckesser hopping along together


Happy Thursday!
Today we are joined with the Susan K Weckesser gals to showcase some new stamps
Two perfectly perfect stamp sets
Ummm….I love them


He looks even better in person
I have a thing for Gnomes
and tiny houses too
SKW- I think I love you

Okay enough from me…
I have to get back to hanging with my Gnomey 
hee hee

We have FOUR amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway each including one $25 gift certificate to Unity Stamp Co PLUS one of each BRAND NEW Susan K Weckessar stamp sets.  Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity & Susan K Weckesser blog) for your chance to win.  The winners will be announced Saturday night on the Unity blog.


Happy Hopping!
Andrea



Saturday, May 31, 2014

Project Life- The beginning


I've started
already addicted


just slide them in the pockets


add your Project Life or similar product's cards


add your trip mementos
I used my Tim Holtz stapler
so easy


closeups


It's not fancy
I haven't added a million of the amazing embellishments that you can
I've kept it simple
as I am about a basquillion pictures behind in scrapbooking

Pocket Scrapbooking
I love you

You don't have to do it for each day
each week 
or even each month
(though I admire people who do)
you can just use it to catch up on your photos
and create scrapbooks for your family to enjoy
(and you'll enjoy it too :)

So this is me just starting out
Starting with our family trip to Ireland
I hope you don't mind but I am going to share the progress along the way!
Feel free to join me along the way with your own pocket scrapbooking!

Cheers, Andrea

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Unity Thursday with some KOTM fun







Happy Last Thursday of May!
For today's hop I wanted to share some of the creations I made with this Month's KOTM
It's called 'Hey girl' which totally cracks me up if you have seen the Ryan Gosling meme's on the internet. He is actually from where I live and my kids go to school with some of his cousins. Small world. I will be sending quite a few cards overseas so I need them to be as flat as possible. That means no layer cards for the most part. I have to admit out of the 3 cards I made I ADORE the first one the most with those funky vintage glasses. I used some of my Prima colour bloom sprays and tapped ink to get the look I was going for. And for once I actually got it to work lol!!!! 

So on to this week's hop and sale!

Ooooo I adore grab bags!
Remember how awesome they were when we were kids
a mix of candy and (cheap) toys
pure grab bag bliss!

And check out the Unity blog for more sale details!
Sale starts are NOON Central time :)

but while you hop don't forget:

We have TWO amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway.  Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win.  The winners will be announced Saturday night on the Unity blog.

*please note prize does not include the Unity sign*

So time to hop and enjoy your day!
Cheers, Andrea



Saturday, May 17, 2014

Art Journalling with my daughter


Last night was Art Journal night at SGD hosted by the fabulous duo of Kim and Lori. I took my teen daughter Jaime along as this crafty venture finally appealed to her. Try as I might I can't usually get her to craft with me but when I told her that Art Journal has NO RULES she was all over it. 

And she rocked it

She created the first picture using Dylusions sprays, assorted stamps and Staz On ink. This was her first page and she was HOOKED. 


Her next creation is a tribute to her favourite movie Moulin Rouge. Again she used Dylusions Sprays, some of the new Prima Color bloom sprays for the splatters, various stamps, Staz On and then a stencil with embossing paste for the girl outline. When she explained what her page was about on the way home and why she chose the colours and elements that she did I was so pleased to see her express herself this way. 

In fact she wants to bring some of her teen friends with us next month! Successful mom/daughter outing! Maybe you have a younger person or an older person in your life who may want to try this as well. This activity truly reaches all ages.

If you haven't tried Journalling yet you may want to think about giving it a try- it is so cathartic. In fact I am still mellowed out lol!!!!!!

Huge thank you to Kim and Lori for all their help with our questions last night. So patient and inspirational! And another thank you to the ladies there last night who made it such a warm and welcoming group. 

Cheers, Andrea