Wednesday, October 16, 2013

October Sketch

Hello!  It is time to reveal the October Sketch at My Creative Sketches!   In honor of My Creative Sketches birthday we are celebrating with double the fun!  For the month of October, we are working with a double page sketch, and Pam will be giving away two gorgeous prize packs! You are not required to create a double page layout, but your odds of winning are better if you do!! 
October Sketch
Head on over to My Creative Sketches to get all the details, and for some fabulous inspiration from the rest of the design team!

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, October 10, 2013

My Creative Scrapbook tutorial - covering chipoard

Hello!  I want to share with you how I created my distressed chipboard circle....the chipboard circle from Leaky Shed comes in the Main Kit from My Creative Scrapbook.
I used the chipboard circle and pattern paper from the kit, gesso, and a file.
I glued the chipboard piece to the backside of my pattern paper.  Ranger Glossy Accents is my go-to glue for this type of project because it sets and dries very quickly.  Once the glue had dried, I cut away the pattern paper.  I don't get to worried about getting it cut perfectly since I plan to distress the edges. 
I dry brush gesso in random areas to create a muted and distressed feel.
As you can see, random areas have been touched, but not solid around the circle.
Next, I file around the outer and inner edges of the circle.  Some areas I do gently, other a bit rougher.  Filing will even out the rough cut edges as well as created a distressed look. 
A close up of my filed edges!
My finished circle before I added it to the layout!

I hope you have enjoyed today's quick tip!  Check out My Creative Scrapbook to purchase this kit, and to get a peek at all the other kits available!
Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

My Creative Scrapbook Blog Hop!

Welcome to the My Creative Scrapbook Blog Hop!

Pam and the design team are thrilled to celebrate the reveal of the beautiful October kits with an inspiration-filled blog hop complete with PRIZES!

If you are hopping along with us, you should have arrived here from Delaina's blog.  If you just happened to stop by here to check in on me, please head over to the My Creative Scrapbook blog and start the blog hop from there so that you don't miss out on any of the inspiration, prizes, and fun!

Be sure to leave comments as you hop along to each blog... your name could be drawn for one of the prizes!

This month, I worked with the Main Kit.  Here is a picture of the kit:

Here is what I created with this kit:
The kit contains these fabulous resist borders from Prima!  I used two colors of glimmermists (light blue & light brown) to shade this one.
   sooo many gorgeous diecuts included in the kit!  I layered a few together to add texture, and bring my layout together quickly!
 I created the Daisies and leaves with dies from Cheery Lynn Designs.

 More gorgeous diecuts and flowers from the kit!
Leaves, branches, border, and doily were cut using dies from
 Cheery Lynn Designs.

We are so excited about our kits and hope that you are, too.  For more information about any of the kits, or to reserve your kit, please visit

Before you go, remember to leave a comment and follow my blog to be eligible for the prize drawings!

Your next stop on the blog hop is Alicia's blog.
Thanks for stopping by!!