Monday, October 5, 2015

Lori Whitlock: Give Thanks Card

Hi Everyone!  Today I have a fun Thanksgiving card I created using a couple of Lori Whitlock's  files...take a peek...

I love Lori's card bases because you can use them for any type of card... just change the papers and embellishments to suit your needs and you can use them for Birthday, Holidays, Get Well, you name it!  For this card, I used the 5 x 7 Shutter Card (here in Silhouette Store), then added the Thanksgiving Turkey (here in the Silhouette Store).  The papers are from Doodlebug Design's Fall Friends collection... I LOVE the fun fall colors!  It came together quickly and I love how it turned out!  That's it for me today, thanks for stopping by to peek!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Paper Issues: October Off the Page Challenge...Halloween!

Hi Everyone!  Today I'm on the Paper Issues Blog with October's Off the Page Challenge.  Of course it had to be something Halloween related!  Take a peek...
 I made a fun Halloween themed subway art frame and a pumpkin to decorate for the season!  I used this file from the Silhouette Store and some Doodlebug Design October 31st for the Subway Art.  I also embellished the frame with some strips of the new Skinny Washi and buttons, also from Doodlebug.  The Pumpkin was created using a Lori Whitlock cut file in the Silhouette Store (here) and orange Doodlebug papers from a few different collections.  Now for you... make something Halloween-themed... it can be home décor, costume related, goodies for the kiddos at school, pumpkin themed, candy boxes, Halloween Party favors...We'd love to see it all!  Add it to the October Challenges Album on the Paper Issues Friends & Fans Facebook page under this picture to be entered to win!  Need some Halloween goodies to work with??  Check out the Paper Issues Store here... there are tons of fun items!  Use Code KATHYS and you can get 20% off your whole order!
That's it for me today, thanks for stopping by to peek!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Doodlebug Design: 2 Cute 2 Be Spooky!

Hi Everyone! Today I have a layout using the ADORABLE October 31st Collection from Doodlebug Design.  My daughter is older, and I can't always get costumed pictures these I went back a few years and found this gem... take a peek...

This was the first year my daughter went with a more "scary" costume... of course she was way too cute to be spooky....  I fell in love with all the patterned papers in the October 31st collection, and couldn't decide which ones I wanted to use so I went with a grid pattern and used them all!! 

I used the stickers from the Icon Sticker Sheet to decorated some of my squares... I love Doodlebug Critters!!!
And only Doodlebug can make a spider cute!

I love mixing and matching alphas so I used some Doodlebug Chippers and some Skinny Cardstock Stickers for my title.  That's it for me today, thanks for stopping by!!

Monday, September 28, 2015

Paper Issues: How 'Bout Them Apples

Hi Everyone!  There's a new Issue at Paper Issues... How 'bout them Apples! Sponsored by the Paper Issues Shop!   What are we looking for??  Anything fall, apples (red/green), leaves, fall colors, use September/October printables available in the Paper Issues Shop!  It's easy!  Take a peek at what I created... 
This is the newest member of our family, Jax.  He's about 5 months old now and he's just too stinkin' cute.  He loves to sit in our windows and watch the leaves!!  I am completely in love with the Cedar Lane collection from Pink Paislee... the colors are awesome and the embellishments are perfect for fall! 

For my leaves I cut some from one of the Cedar Lane Papers, the others were cut using Lawn Fawn's Small Stitched Leaves dies.
Link up your "How 'bout them apples," projects and you could win a $20 gift card to the Paper Issues Shop! Your projects may also be featured on the Paper Issues Blog, our Facebook Page, or on our Instagram feed! You have until October 11th to link up!  For all the details, see the original post here!  That's it for me, thanks for stopping by to peek!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Lori Whitlock: A Purrfect Umbrella

Hi Everyone!  I have a fun project I created for the Lori Whitlock Creative Team today!  It was my week to post a tutorial, so I created this project, showing how to use the knife tool in the Silhouette Software to customize a shape for your project...

I saw a similar umbrella in Pinterest recently, but it was only sold in the UK and it was out of stock.  Since I am a crazy cat lady, I refused to let that stop me!  So I pulled out my Silhouette Black Adhesive Vinyl, found this Black Cat Shape in Lori's Silhouette Shop and went to work!
For the full Tutorial, see my post on the Lori Whitlock Blog here.  That's it for me today, thanks for stopping by to peek!

Monday, September 21, 2015

The Rubber Cafe: September Guest Designer III

Hi Everyone, I'm back with my last post for my September Guest Design Team spot at The Rubber Café!  I fell in love with the saying, " If the broom fits, ride it." in the Spooky Feet Stamp set and decided to create a card around it!  Take a peek...

The card was made using some October 31st collection from Doodlebug Design.  The broom stamps are also from the Spooky Feet stamp set available in the September Creative Café kit, Monster Bash.  All of the brooms were colored using my new Zig Clean Color Brush Markers... I love them!!  Well that's it for me today, thanks for stopping by!!!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Doodlebug Design: Fall Friends

Hi Everyone! Today I have a layout for Doodlebug Design's new Fall Friends collection!  Fall is my most favorite time of year!  I love the cooler temperatures and the leaf peeping!!  We get tons of leaves in our yard, so there is always the chore of raking... some of us take it more seriously than others as you can see from these pictures from a few years ago... take a peek...

The colors in the Fall Friends Collection are fabulous, and don't even get me started on all of the adorable critter stickers!!

The little owl from the Icons Sticker Sheet was irresistible!  I also love how I can mix and match the leaf and acorn from the Friendly Forest collection! And don't get me started on the shaped Sprinkles!

 I'm also excited for the touch of swimming pool in the collection... it is my favorite color! That's it for me today,  Thanks for stopping by!