Friday, February 27, 2009

A Star Danced Quick Page

I made this layout myself. I took this picture of my son the morning we brought him home from the hospital. I thought it was the perfect picture for this kit.

I decided to make it a quick page for you!

DOWNLOAD LINKS HAVE EXPIRED. Don't forget to comment and let me know what you think!

Thursday, February 26, 2009

A Star Danced Elements Add-On

Here are the extra element add-ons. Now you can go nuts and put the elements wherever you want!
I really appreciate all of the wonderful comments you guys have left. They mean a lot and really do help fuel the creativity. Please don't forget to comment and link me to your layouts that you make with my kits. I would love to see them!


Tuesday, February 24, 2009

A Star Danced Paper Pack and Gorgeous Layouts

Here are some gorgeous layouts that people have made with my kit! You can click on their name and go to their blogs.



Here are the papers!

PLEASE post a comment linking me to your LO if you do one with this kit. I might add it to this post. :)

Speed Scrap @ Gingerscraps!

And here is the freebie participation prize you get just for participating!

Monday, February 23, 2009

A Star Danced Elements

Here are the elements for A Star Danced. Download them by clicking the kit preview. Someday I will be fancy and make separate previews for different releases. Today is not that day. :)~

Included in today's download:
2 Frames
1 Word Art
1 Tag
1 Photo corner
2 Element Clusters
1 Page Ric-Rac Overlay

Don't forget to come back every day to get another piece of the kit. Tomorrow there will be more papers.

If you download, please let me know what you think! If you do a layout, PLEASE leave a comment. I TRULY would love to see it!


Oh, and since I am Charmaine's premier CT member, I have another LO to show you!

I made this layout with Charmaine's newest kit, Family Memories... trot on over to her blog and grab it. :) Wyld Web Designs

A Star Danced

Here is my kit for the third week in the Brownie Scraps Designer Challenge. We were only allowed to make 6 papers and 8 elements for the kit, so I will have LOTS of freebie Add-ons for you this week. Come back every day to get another piece of the kit.

The official kit includes:
6 Papers (4 solid, 2 patterned)
2 Frames
1 Word Art
1 Tag
1 Photo corner
2 Element Clusters
1 Page Ric-Rac Overlay


If you download, please let me know what you think! If you do a layout, PLEASE leave a comment. I TRULY would love to see it!


Sunday, February 22, 2009

Fresh: and some others

Amber has a FREE new kit out! Well,it is free this week. I liked it so much that I made two layouts with it! The second layout I made not only with her kit, but her template from the Scrap By Numbers set in her store.


This layout is from Ziggle Designs/Amanda Heimann's new collaboration kit, FireFly Lane. I LOVE the colors and papers in this kit sooooo much. I also used the Amy Sumrall alpha Lipstick in this LO.

Friday, February 20, 2009


I can't believe I forgot to post this! Bad CT member!

Char made an adorable kit called Busy Little Beaver for the second week of the Brownie Scraps challenge. That is my layout up above. Go to her blog, Wyld Web Designs and go pick up the Quick Page I made for this layout. It's Beaveriffic!

Even More Alton's Spring Layouts!

I am seriously tickled pink that so many people are liking my kit! I wanted to show you guys some more cute layouts that people have done with my kit.

Ryan (Roseytoes)

Belinda (Dylabel)

This is Carole's first Digi-scrap page! She used Char's QP and embelished it. Didn't she do an awesome job?

Aren't they cute? These can all be found in the Brownies Scraps Gallery. Go and leave them some love if you have time. :)

Don't forget, if you do a LO with my kit and want, I can add it to this post.

Credits: The top two layouts are 100% my kit. Belinda's LO has some other elements: stitches: from chillaxin kit by mferguson, template: valentine give away, alpha: by Faith True, word art and everything else are from my kit

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Alton's Spring: Creative Team Layouts

Okay, I did not have a CT call. This is only my second kit. But Amber (you may have heard of her and her blog, Stolen Moments....) and Charmaine OFFERED to make a layout with my new kit.

I have to say, they both did an incredible job! Who knew my kit could look so good!


Didn't they both do an awesome job? Click on their layouts to be taken the their scrap blogs.

Because Charmaine is so very nice, she made a Quick Page out of her page for your downloading pleasure. :)
Click on the preview to be taken to 4shared. :)

Monday, February 16, 2009

Retiring Quick Pages and Brag Book

I don't want to run out of 4shared space, so I will be retiring my Stolen Moments Quick Page collection at the end of this week. I am also retiring the Big Top Brag Book!

Make sure you get them while you can! I love seeing the old ones... my how I have grown!

FREEBIE LINKS HAVE EXPIRED (Most of the kits are available for sale at Digital Candy)

Sunday, February 15, 2009

My Newest Kit: Alton's Spring

This is my effort for the second round of the BrownieScraps design challenge.

This kit contains:
11 papers
1 Decorated Frame
4 stars (I love stars!)
5 flowers
3 ribbons (2 straight, one folded)
1 lady bug (sticker and non-sticker)
1 set of clouds
2 word art

Everything is 300 DPI. Elements are .png and papers are 12x12 jpeg.

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Please leave a comment and let me know what you think! Click the links above to download the papers and elements from 4shared. If you do a layout with the kit, enter into it into the BrownieScraps gallery in the Round two folder. You could win a $5.00 BrownieScraps gift certificate to the BrownieScraps store!

Don't forget to go and pick up Charmaine's kit while you are at it. It's Beaveriffic!


Speed Scrap @ Gingerscraps! 2/21 at 2PM Pacific

and here is the participation prize that I made for you!

Friday, February 13, 2009

Stolen Moments Guest CT Call

Amber is opening a GUEST CT CALL! This will be on-going {no deadline} but obviously the sooner you apply, the sooner you'll have a chance to work with a kit... All she requires of her CT is 1 layout per kit, and to post on your blog and the galleries at Digital Candy and DigiShopTalk. Easy-peasy, right? :D
So, if you want to apply - and you KNOW you do! - email Amber 3 of your best layouts {obviously she prefer them to be using her kits, but she understands if that's not possible} as well as a link to your most complete gallery. She'd also like to know a little bit about you - how long you've been scrapping, what types of things you scrap - boys, nature, sports, girls, etc - to see if you're a good fit for any particular kit...
Her email is in the left side-bar of her blog; remember, there's no deadline... but she does have something up her sleeve to send out by the end of the week... sooo... let's see those applications! ;) (Click on the CT Call notice to go to Amber's blog.)

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

My Kit in Action: Silly Lullaby

Don't forget you can still down load my kit that is part of the Brownie Scrap Design challenge.
Get it here!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Beautiful Life Quick Page

download link expired

Okay, so I was torn, should I leave the cloud picture in the QP or not? In my page it REALLY helps set the tone... So I decided to make the QP blank but I included a file of the cloud picture that I took for you to pop back in if you want it. :)

Click on the QP preview to download from 4shared.

If you use this quick page for a layout, please e-mail me or comment here. I would love to see what you do with this page. I recently got to see a couple of my layouts in use, and it was exciting to me! ( I know, I am totally a nerd.) Thank you Juli and Cara!

I used the Stolen Moments kit, Beautiful Life kit to make this Quick Page. Don't forget, it is on sale at Digital Candy right now!

Speed Scrap @ Gingerscraps!


Sunday, February 8, 2009

Beautiful Life

Amber continues to outdo herself. This is my new favorite kit since Sophisticated Grunge. Introducing, Beautiful Life.

Here is the kit preview. You can buy the kit at Digital Candy. It is on sale right now for 25% off until Wednesday.
Click on the preview to go to Amber's store. If you enter the coupon code beautiful you get an extra 10% off - good for any item in Amber's store. The coupon expires Friday.

I have not forgotten my promise to deconstruct my layout of the day Midnight Interlude page... I just want to do it right so that you can make a gorgeous page of your own!

My First Mini Kit!

So I think I mentioned that I was going to start design training? Well we just finished the first week of training at Brownie Scraps and here is my first kit! We were given a palette and told to produce a mini-kit with out any CU products!
Not all of the elements and papers are shown in the preview. The drop shadows are not included.
It contains:
12 papers
20+ elements
2 word arts
1 word art overlay


Step One: Download from the links above.
Step Two: Make a gorgeous Layout and post it here.
Step Three: If your layout is chosen as the best LO, we each get a $5 Brownie Scraps Gift Certificate!

If you do download my kit and do a layout, PLEASE comment and leave me a link to your layout so I can leave you some love. Go and download Charmaine's kit too while you are at it. I also made my friend Kate come along for the ride so get her kit too! Plus there are over 30 other free kits there!

By the way, the highlight of this kit for me are the extracted elements. My photographer for these elements was my friend Rose Pierce of Just Add Color Photography. :)

Sophisticated Grunge Mini-kit add on!

This month Amber is hosting a color challenge at Digital Candy.

This is the color palette:

Does it look familiar? It did to me. That's because Amber chose colors from her popular Sophisticated Grunge kit.

I decided to try my hand at paper making.

What do you think? I made the three papers with the color palette Amber gave us. The textures of the papers are textures I made myself from photos I took at Disneyland on Friday. The frame was a combination effort. I used one of my papers and flowers and a ribbon from Amber's kit. Which you can buy here.

Please let me know what you think.... I am very feedback oriented, and your comments and suggestions really help! Enjoy!

You can download it by clicking on the mini-kit preview.

Monday, February 2, 2009

I was layout of the day!

I joined the forum at Brownie Scraps because I am doing some design training there. I uploaded a few of my favorite layouts to their gallery and one of them was selected for Layout of the Day! Click here for the thread.

This was my first layout that I ever did that I said to myself, "Wow, I might actually be getting good at this digital scrapbooking thing." (By the way, I never have fake nails done. My nails usually grow pretty well by themselves, but 3 days before my wedding, I broke the nail on my ring finger! Thus the fakes were necessary.

A girl can't do these things by herself though. I had some inspiration and someone's kit of course.

First I have to thank my friend Charmaine. She of course taught me to scrap in the first place, and secondly, I totally scraplifted her on this one. Run over to her blog and download her freebies and bask in her creative glory. She is honestly one of the best and most creative digi-scrappers I know.

And the kit. The kit is of course Amber's Midnight Interlude. You can buy it from her store at Digital Candy.

Now, I am willing to share how I made this layout. But does anyone want to know? I don't wanna write out a big long post if no one wants to know. Let me know! :)

Tummy Time Word Art

Wow! You guys liked the quick page! 222 downloads on the first day and 9 comments on 4shared! I hope this flies half as well!

Thank you for your encouragement. I hope people do like this and use it! Click the preview to download from 4shared.

I am thinking about recoloring this in pastels... thoughts?

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Alphabet Remix and some news

This is my layout for Amber's newest kit, Alphabet Remix.

Isn't it an adorable kit? These were some of my favorite pictures of Alton. I was just waiting for the perfect kit to come along, and here it is!

Now for the news. Amber was asked to start selling at Digital Candy! I have loved Digital Candy for a while. It is one of the galleries I post at regularly, and the ladies there are great about leaving love.

You can buy Amber's kit at Digital Candy. Click on the kit preview and it will take you there. Now, because she loves you all SO much, and because you're all just SO sweet, she's offering you a special extra discount on top of the already discounted sale prices. Enter the code SMblogFAN at checkout to receive an extra 10% off your order! You can only use it once, so stock up while the offer lasts {through the 7th}.

To celebrate Amber's new store, I have decided to offer a quick page from the new kit. BUT it will only be available this week. The down load link will expire at 11:59 pm Pacific on Saturday the 7th.

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You can buy the kit here

Now I need you honest opinions. I made some word art for my version of the layout, "Who needs Tummy Time?" title. Would you use it? Should I offer it as a freebie? Please let me know.

Who's still here? Did you make it this far? Thank you for making it this far. Last bit, I promise. I have decided to start designing. I have a lot of great ideas, but NONE of the technical know how to make it so. Ginger of Gingerscraps is offering a designer boot camp for her CT, and Browniescraps is offering a free 6 week design lesson course. I signed up for both of them, so I hope to have some brand new things for you soon! Have a great week!