Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Star Birthday Card for a Sketch N Scrap challenge

  Good morning and welcome to the 2nd card sketch of April over at Sketch N Scrap challenge blog. I love this card sketch that Heather created, here's the sketch: 

This is the card I made for the Grandson, made a masculine card and no flowers were involved just stars.

Thanks for stopping by today to see what I created and can't wait to see what you create from this cool sketch over at Sketch N Scrap blog.

Friday, April 15, 2022

Explore & Enjoy LO for Sketch N Scrap challenge

Good Morning and welcome :) The middle of April and we're enjoying some warm weather in PA this week. Starting to see more green and all the lovely Spring flowers popping out as well as cherry blossoms.  

We got a fun challenge over at Sketch N Scrap for the day. A wonderful sketch from Heather to play with today.

I love a fantastic multi-photo sketch and this is perfect. The little border at the top brings in some interest too. This is what I created by being inspired by the sketch
I've started scrapping 2022 photos, so I can stay current while finishing up last years photos too. So these 4 photos tells a great story with this sketch :) I used my current counterfeit kit: Happy Days for my layout as well as some fun ribbon for that top border and I did the title with

Day 52 of #100dayproject2022 for my #100daysofcutfiles I used the explore from one of my Kreative Cuts kit. The journaling strips are from a project life card. I love the sketch and see myself using it again and again. 

So now it's your turn let's see what you can do with the sketch.Thanks for stopping by today to see what I created and can't wait to see what you create from this cool sketch over at Sketch N Scrap blog.  

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Silly Fun LO for Counterfeit Kit Challenge

  Good Morning, wow April is just moving right along! We're still trying to figure out if we're in Spring or Winter lol the weather's been a bit weird lately :)  Welcome to the 1st challenge over at Counterfeit Kit Challenge blog. Lisa is the host this month and she has this to say:

Who loves Mickey and Minnie?

I love looking up "on this day in history" to see what comes up and on this day, 12th April 1992, Disneyland Paris (called Euro Disney when at first) opened its doors to the public.

Now I know that there are many of you out there with Disney stories and memories so you might well be doing the happy dance right now. But for those of you who have not got the Disney bug, I'd like you to take inspiration from the land of fantasy in general to find your stories!

So, the challenge today is to be inspired by Disney or cartoons!


I went with some cute Halloween photos of our Granddaughter and her 2 girls playing Mary and her little lambs from the Toy Story. So my Happy Days kit had that Orange paper in it and thought it would be perfect for a representation of Halloween. Brought in the cut file, the glittery black cats and some sequins but the rest is from my kit. 

I used this sketch from Sketch N Scrap for my layout inspiration.

Thank you for stopping by today and seeing what I'm up to in my little corner of the world. I hope you join us over at Counterfeit Kit Challenge blog for this fun challenge.


Friday, April 1, 2022

CKC - April 2022 Kit Reveal - Happy Days

Happy April! April brings Happy Days for me as I get to see the bird migration in full action waiting with anticipation for a new bird to come to our feeders :) ! The weather starts to get warmer and more time is spent outside :) So let's check out the inspiration for the month. First you should have arrived here from Tara's blog  I'm excited to see what she has put together this month. Lisa is our host this month and she chose (new to me) kit club Papers & Beyond from Canada. 

I fell in love with their "Follow Your Bliss" kit with the bright colours and gorgeous mix of florals, watercolours and happy vibe. April is such a bright month with the lengthening days, spring is in full flow and of course, we have Easter at the end which is such a pretty occasion. Even if the weather is somewhat unpredictable, I think it's a great month to just happy with pretty papers and blow away the softer shades of winter.

Follow Your Bliss by Papers & Beyond

You can find out more at their website here - photos and content list

We're delighted to welcome Helen (DeRam) to our team this month as our guest forger. Lisa says:  She is a fellow Simple Scrapper Creative Team member and we have bonded over a love of vintage BasicGrey papers! I'm so excited to see where she takes the inspiration in April.

This is the kit I pulled together

Happy Days

 Here are the papers I chose:
I went with the colors and the theme of the papers in the kit besides pulling some from the same designers in the kit just different collections. A bit smaller than my usual, but I've got a few left from last month I want to get used up too.

The close ups:

Our home is where we spend lots of our Happy Days and this month is full of doing things around the house preparing the garden and other things so I got lots in my kit in reference to scrapping that sort of thing.
Pulling in the Jen Hadfield The Avenue collection I have has lots of similiar papers that are in the kit in a 6x8 form
Fun wood veneers to play along with
That stencil you will see a forgery with that on the 4th
To finish off the kit I add some alphas and word phrases for titles.

Thanks for stopping by today. First I need to see what the other girls have pulled together and a good place to start is over at Tracey's blog  I'm excited to see how the inspiration moved her for her kit :) and if you get lost here is the full list 


Now, here is our full hop list in case you get lost along the way: