Saturday, June 15, 2013


Better late than never!  Although I didn't get finished, we went ahead with the reveal.  When I visited last week with +LaDenna Lawrence  we started this challenge as a side by side one. Then I brought it home and we finished separately.  

The challenge was to use a block of Styrofoam (I wish I had a pic).  And we had to make a mini album to go with it.  
This is the front of the "book".  I glossy accented the butterflies and glittered the flowers.  Still have some work to do on it before it's done.

 We carved out a place to put the mini album.  I still have some embellishing to do throughout.
  This is the album inside.  Tonight was the first time I put the album inside and TRIED to close the book.  Epic fail!  It wouldn't close-the flower is too bulky.  So, back to the drawing board!  lol
This is the cover of the album.

The following are a few of the pages.  Like I said, still a lot of work to do on it.  I will post a follow-up when I complete it.

This week was also our monthly card challenge.  Since we do a month ahead, this month we did 4th of July cards.  I always make cards to send to my grandkids on all the holidays.  That's where these are going with a little surprise tucked inside.

 I do like how these turned out.  In the pics you can't see how sparkly they are.  I used Cricut cuts to embellish.

Next week's challenge (my choice) consists of using stove burner pans (1 and/or 2) and Cricut cuts to decorate them.
This will be interesting!  Join me back next Thursday for the reveal!  : )

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Have a wonder weekend!

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  1. Oooo, I love paper crafts! I have been falling behind in my paper projects =( I need to get moving...LOL!

    Thank you for stopping by my blog!

    Joanne @

    1. Thank YOU for coming by! I stay behind on my projects too!!!
      Have a wonderful weekend!

  2. Love those 4th of July cards, they're wonderful. I've been meaning to get busy on a set of Family Albums but have just been way too involved with trying to sell my handmade jewelry and get my comatose etsy shop alive and breathing, if that is even possible :D.

    1. Thank you! I have an Etsy shop too. Things have been slow. I think it's this economy.
      My Etsy is

      What is yours??

      Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Following you back. Thanks for stopping by. You mini album looks beautiful. And love the 4th of July cards.

  4. Wow, you truly do have a gift for crafting! I love the photo box/album design and the Fourth of July cards are so pretty. Thanks again for linking up with us at the Super Sunday Sync! Following you now, too :)

    1. Thank you for the kind words! And thanks for coming by! : )

  5. Just found your site!!
    Now following!
    Looking forward to keeping up and getting to know you!

    I also have a design site, if you ever need a custom design, check out


    1. Thanks for coming by! Will check out your site! : )


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