Spring Keepsakes with Emeline Seet

Hi all,

Happy Mid March!

Logically, spring should make its way to some of you soon and here’s a piece I created using the back of a canvas frame in the name of this gorgeous season. I turned the canvas frame to the reverse side and used it like a shadow box.
Each time i think of spring, flowers, blooms, growth, birds and bright colored images come to mind. Hope you’re ready for the warmth spring brings.

Supplies:

Glitz Desgins Scarlett Paper “Polka”
Glitz Designs Hoopla Paper “Polka”
Glitz Designs Love Nest Paper Layers
Gliz Designs Hoopla Peek-A-Boo

and another using Glitz Designs products and receipt holder to store my memories and photos….

The motifs and images from these ephemeral paper set is really versatile and great to use for most craft projects.

Supplies:

Glitz Desgins Scarlett Paper “Polka”
Glitz Designs Love Nest Whatnots

May you find sometime to be creative with some Gltiz Designs’ products this week!
emeline

Cards to Brighten your day with Kristii Lockart

Hi there dear friends!!! I hope today finds you enjoying the warmer weather, the longer days, and the hint of spring that is right around the corner.
I have two colorful and fun cards to share with you today! The first card is made using Glitz Design’s amazing Scarlett Collection. These papers are full of bright vivid colors and patterns. Perfect for brightening up anyone’s day!
I just love the sentiment on this Scarlett Collection Sticker…When life gets rough, smell the roses.
Supplies used:
Glitz Design “Scarlett Collection” Polka
Glitz Design “Scarlett Collection” Titles Cardstock Stickers
Other Supplies:
PTI Rustic White Cardstock; Tim Holtz Gold Paint Dabber; Stampin Up! Seam Binding; PTI button twine; lace, button, and jewels from my stash. Stampin Up! scallop punch and Martha Stewart Butterfly punch.
the second card features a couple of Glitz Design Stickers. To make this card, I used the Clear Distress Stamp set to stamp the background of my card base. I just love the Post Card Image!

Next, I stamped the Distressed Couture Flower Clear stamp onto Claudine Hellmuth’s Sticky Back Canvas three times and cut each image out. I stamped the flower once more onto the card base in Shabby Shutters ink. I adhered the canvas flowers to the card base and added lace and buttons and a fun little scalloped edge.
Supplies used:
Glitz Designs Clear Stamps: Distressed Couture Flower and Clear Distressing Stamps Set 3
Glitz Designs “Love Nest Collection” Polka and Stripe
Glitz Designs “Love Nest Collection” Cardstock Sticker
Other Supplies:
Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Shabby Shutters, Brushed Corduroy, Barn Red, and Wild Honey; PTI Ink Sweet Blush and Button Twine; buttons and pearls from my stash.
Thank you for stopping by!! I wish you a day full of smile and sunshine!
Kristii

Feeling Pretty & Faithful Friends with Leah Farquharson

We recently had a really big family occasion – it was exciting and lovely, and fun. But you know as a lady, you um, sometimes struggle with something to wear? As you know if you’re a reader here, all of my guys were dec’d out in tuxes, and I didn’t want to feel underdressed. So started the process of trying to find something suitable. And needless to say – it just couldn’t be found. So what did I do? Not give up – that’s for sure! I decided to make my outfit. Or I should say, I ended up just making the skirt. 30 yards of tulle, a zipper and lining fabric {but no pattern} later, this is what I had:

Supplies: Glitz Designs:Hoopla Zebra patterned paper, Scarlett Map, Floral, Bouquet, Polka patterned papers. Scarlett Glitzers, Rubons, Whatnots. Love Nest Whatnots. Pom poms, Black Yellow Aqua. Giant Rhinestones. Clear Red Aqua. Frosting, Pink Black Green. Teeny Alpha Aqua Block. Other: Foam letters from American Crafts

And my conclusion? Every woman needs a tulle skirt some time in her lifetime. I felt like a princess – in a very grown-up, awesome way.

The last time the boys got sick, I watched something cool. Our youngest definitely counts our oldest son to be  his best friend – and to me, he really showed it lately when the big guy was under the weather {and working on a loose tooth! lol}. Instead of heading off and doing his own thing, he cuddled up to big brother even though he wasn’t sick at all. Of course as a mom, part of me shuddered – knowing he would go down quickly with the same, but I figured it was inevitable, so I just let it go. I love seeing the bond between them, even though I spend half of my time breaking up their fights.

Supplies: Glitz Designs: Hoopla Pipework patterned paper. Scarlett Floral, Map patterned papers. Scarlett Titles, Journaling, Rubons. Love Nest Whatnots, Glitzers, Peekaboo.  Hoopla Journaling. Teeny Alpha Yellow Block. Other: craft supply ribbon, button. Flower from Prima.

Thinking of You Card Set with Iwona Palamountain

It’s been a while since my last post, so I’m happy to jump back in the saddle. Today I’m sharing with you again a set of cards, but this time they’re much simpler to reproduce.
It’s the intricate patterns on the papers, that makes the cards look full of detail. That’s exactly what I love patterned papers for :)
I hope that you’ll like them!

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The close-up of each of the cards, and the list of supplies below.

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Glitz Design Love Nest Papers: Polka, Sky
Glitz Design Clear Stamps: Fancy Frames
other: recycled kraft & American Crafts brown cardstock; There She Goes “Sentimental” stamp; Memento Rich Cocoa ink; grosgrain ribbon, mulberry flower

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Glitz Design Love Nest Papers: Damask, Block
Glitz Design Clear Stamps: Fancy Frames
other: recycled kraft & American Crafts brown cardstock; There She Goes “Sentimental” stamp; Memento Rich Cocoa ink; twill ribbon, mulberry flower

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Glitz Design Love Nest Papers: Polka, Floral
Glitz Design Clear Stamps: Fancy Frames
other: recycled kraft & American Crafts brown cardstock; There She Goes “Sentimental” stamp; Memento Rich Cocoa ink; twill ribbon, mulberry flower

Thank you for stopping by today!

Celebrations with Tracie Hudson

March is a busy month for us as a family – with lots of birthdays and anniversaries to celebrate.
My youngest boy, J, kicked off our celebrations with his birthday yesterday!
To document his special day, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to use some of the wonderful birthday delights, which can be found in the Glitz Hoopla collection.

Hoopla is the perfect scrapbooking product to use for birthday themed layouts, cards or off the page projects. The bright citrus/teal colour scheme means they work so well for both the guys or dolls in your life.

Supplies – Glitz Designs Distressing Round Stamp. Hoopla Zebra, Floral and Cake patterned paper. Hoopla Glitzers, Whatnots, Paper Layers, Titles, Journaling, Rubons. Frosting, and Giant Rhinestones.

Towards the end of March, my youngest Sister will be ending our month of celebrations - as she celebrates her 40th birthday. Over the past few weeks I have been putting an album together for her which documents her life – this is one of the final pages of the album – her life as a mother.

Supplies – Glitz Designs Love Nest Floral and Blocks patterned paper. Love Nest Paper layers, Whatnots, PeekaBoo. Teeny Alpha brown Round. Frosting.

The zingy and soft colour pallet of Glitz Designs Love Nest worked so well for this page. I wanted to keep with the Vintage theme, but wanted to add a modern day twist to the page – which I achieved with the addition of the hand cut, brightly coloured floral design.

Have a great day and thanks for dropping by.

Make A Wish with Carla Peicheff

Good Morning ladies! :) How’s everyone doing today? Have any scrappy plans for today! I’ve been playing with my yummy Glitz Designs Hoopla goodies lately! I can’t seem to get enough of this Hoopla collection! There’s so many fabulous designs & patterns on these papers, it’s fun to mix & match them!

Today I have a couple of Birthday/Celebration cards to share with you! I find birthday cards are something I always like to have on hand as they always get used the most!

 
Materials:
  • Glitz Design Hoopla Collection Papers
  • Glitz Design Hoopla Rub-Ons
  • Glitz Design Icing (Red & Black)
  • Glitz Design Hoopla Glitzers
  • Glitz Design Teeny Alphas (Aqua & Apple Green Block)

That’s all for today ladies! Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you have a wonderful weekend! :)

Birthday Layout with Sasha Halloway

Finally a two pager out of me. Not really something I do often and so that is what I chose for this months assignment. I have 2 growing boys and they are exactly 6 years apart. We planned that on purpose to not have our kids back to back because for us at the time it was easier. Especially with both of us deploying overseas and being active duty. Looking back I do not regret one move we made they are closer than ever. 
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This year is the first year we are celebrating their birthdays in the same year with a party. We usually let one have a party every other year but still celebrate with a nice intimate family thing or they can choose one activity to do. 

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Products Used:

Glitz Hoopla Cardstock Stickers C 2174
Glitz Hoopla Cake H 2938
Glitz Hoopla Frames H 2921
EK Success Scallop Punch (2in)
Dimensional Adhesive

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Hope to see you all try some 2 pagers and be sure to get out there and check out the new lines. As my time draws near it has been a blast being on this team this past year. Now get out there and create something.
xoxo Sasha

Springy Wishes with Michelle Philippi

Spring is in the air – and it’s about time. This bizarro weather that snows and rains for days and weeks and then gives you a day of sunshine to take away the winter blahs only to be tricked the next day when you are awakened by bright white snow in the backyard?! – is for the birds. So I’m just going to will spring in to coming. In everything I do. I’m going to wear springy clothes, spray on floral springy scents, and start making bright and fun springy cards. Denial can be a fun place to be sometimes *giggles*
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Make A Wish
Glitz Design “Hoopla” Paper: Frames & Polka
Glitz Design “Love Nest” Glitzers
Glitz Design “Hoopla” Titles Cardstock Stickers

So Lovely
Glitz Design “Love Nest” Paper: Floral & Stripe
Glitz Design “Love Nest” Titles Cardstock Sticker
Glitz Design “Love Nest” Rubons
Glitz Design Giant Rhinestone (red)
Glitz Design Tulle (aqua)

~ Michelle

Project 365 & Quotes with Noel Culbertson

In my third year of Project 365 (taking a picture a day, everyday, for a year), I was inspired to find a quote to go along each picture of the day. It’s been a thought provoking, and often motivating, journey. With the first two months of 2011 photographed and quoted, I figured it was high time I put a few of these thoughts to paper with the wonderful Glitz Designs.

In our Pain
In our Pain {detail}
In our Pain {detail}
In our Pain {detail}
Glitz Design “Scarlett” Papers: Floral and Polka
Glitz Design “Hoopla” Journaling cardstock stickers
Glitz Design “Hoopla” What Nots
Glitz Design “Hoopla” Peek-a-Boo
Glitz Design “Love Nest” Peek-a-Boo
The Little Things
The Little Things {detail}
The Little Things {detail}
The Little Things {detail}
Glitz Design “Scarlett” Paper: Polka
Glitz Design “Hoopla” Papers: Polka, Zebra, Frames, Cake and Pipework
Glitz Design “Love Nest” Journaling cardstock stickers
Glitz Design “Scarlett” Glitzer stickers
Glitz Design Teeny Alpha Aqua Block

What are some of your favorite quotes? Jot a few down and memorialize them, along with a few of your favorite photos, on a scrapbook page this month. If you’re interested in the sketch versions of these two layouts, you can access them here and here.

Cards for Friends with Laurie Schmidlin

Good morning!  I’ve got two cards to share with you today, and they couldn’t be more different from each other!  I have to admit though, that is just how my creative brain works.  I thoroughly enjoy making each and every card…but when it’s finished, I am already moving on to something else.  :-)

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My first card is more on the vintage side…with tilted panels, messy stitching, and slightly mismatched embellishments.  This type of card is probably my favorite kind to make…I just love the unevenness of it all!

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And now for something more on the bold side!  Don’t you just love how the different papers in the Hoopla line stand out wonderfully on their own and yet work so perfectly together as well?  Mmmm, mmmm!  It doesn’t get any better for paper lovers like myself!  :-)
Thank you for stopping by today! ~Laurie

Laurie Supplies
Friend Card
Glitz Design Scarlett Papers:  Bouquet, Polka
Glitz Design Rub Ons:  Paisley Flourish
Glitz Design Teeny Alpha:  Black Round
Glitz Design Clear Stamps:  Distressing Set 3, Distressed Couture Dress Form
Glitz Design Giant Rhinestones:  Pink, Black, Green
Glitz Design Tulle
Other:  Black c.s., Pumice Stone & Black Soot Distress Inks, Versamark, Sewing Machine, Mini staples, Prima Flower, Black Detail embossing powder

It’s All in the Details Card
Glitz Design Hoopla Papers:  Floral, Pipework
Glitz Design Cardstock Stickers:  Hoopla Journaling, Hoopla Titles
Glitz Design Giant Rhinestones:  Aqua, Clear, Red
Other:  Black c.s., White c.s., Sizzix Top Note Die, Vellum c.s., Sewing machine, Black String, Martha Stewart border punch

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