Sunday, September 18, 2016

PaperCrafter's Corner's Magazine Monday #161

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 161 Inspiration Piece (image)     Each week I am inspired and/or stretched to come up with a project for the challenge at PaperCrafter's Corner.  This week "stumped" was a better word.  I ended up with a card that has been coming together in my head for awhile, but I'm not happy with it.  The only thing I could take from the magazine cover was the colors and borders, but, frankly, I don't think it fits well with my idea.  I still have more "Dearie Dolls" and more of the sentiment cut out, so I think I will rework this next week.  Not feeling well and trying too hard, I think.                                    
The sentiment is an svg from Apex Cuttables, a freebie that I love.  I used the negative space after cutting it out on my Cricut.  Please check out Free Dearie Dolls Digi Stamps, too, where you will find great fun (and free!) clip art.  

Sunday, September 11, 2016

PaperCrafter's Corner Magazine Monday #160

     "A World Away from the Everyday!"  Isn't that where the Land of Oz is?  I have several (many) themes to scrap, but this one instantly came to mind when I saw the PCC magazine cover, and it's very current since the play runs a couple more weeks!  I'm so pleased with the results.  I hope you will like it, too!
     A special shout out to Mary Ellen Smith.  She is the talented and generous artist who offers her fun clipart at Free Dearie Dolls Digi Stamps.  I'm still thinking I should have used those flying monkeys! Thank you, Mary Ellen!
Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 160 Inspiration Piece (image)
Magazine Monday Inspiration
     And thank you, Steph, for keeping me busy, even when I'd rather go to bed!  :o)  Also, it's because of you that I have a Cricut to use on these projects.  I didn't have to fussy cut the digi stamps.  I did a print-and-cut which does a much better job than I can.  The title took me all of about 10 minutes to layout and send to the Cricut.  Love it!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

A two-fer

        This week I got the idea for my subject from the inspiration at PaperCrafter's Corner Magazine Monday #159 and the layout from the September Stack-a-holic Sketch Challenge at DCWV.Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 159 Inspiration Piece (image)
     Instead of a little girl with a cat, I went with my little girl and her dog, Nigel.  He lives at our house, but is technically her dog.  They just don't have a place to keep him right now, and we are quite happy with that arrangement.  Nigel is one of those dogs with a perfect temperament.  He barks at every stranger who comes to the gate, but lets the grandbabies crawl all over him.  Sequoia would literally ride him when she was tinier!  She still dresses him up and wraps him in blankets, and he never complains.  I need to do more layouts of Nigel.
     All the paper, except for a few scraps, are from DCWV's Summer Dream Stack.  I used a Sizzix alphabet to cut out the letters, and the stamp set is from Stampendous.    
     Thanks for stopping by.  Still lots of time to join the DCWV challenge!