Saturday, March 31, 2007

DTM layout! ---Jenna

Lifebook: Birth Day

A lifebook is more than a scrapbook, it's the journey of a foster or adopted child from birth to forever family. This has been the hardest project to start but here it is: my son's birth page. His lifebook has begun!

Making Memories by Michelle Underwood
24/7 Card by Jen Wilson
Paper Tear by Janel Kretschman
Flossy Stitches by Katie Pertiet
Messy Stamps by Michelle Coleman

Thanks for looking!

Friday, March 30, 2007

MizAmyLou rocks the house----new layout!


Here's what she wrote--

I Remember kit, Michelle Underwood,
negative strip, Michelle Underwood, Precious love kit,
cork alpha, newspaper arrow Michelle Underwood, Random Thoughts 5,
tape measure, Michelle Underwood, RAndom Thoughts 3,
font Pea Amy Rica

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

New Design team layout--


Here's what MizAmyLou said---

Scraplift of Amy Howe's "Sweet Jackson" layout, p. 41, April 2007 Scrapbooks Etc. magazine

supplies:Kick it up page kit by Michelle Underwood
stamped numberline, Michelle Underwood, "Sugar and Spice kit",
photo border, Michelle Underwood, "Rock the Rainbow",
white chipboard alpha, Dani Mogstad, Blog gift,
stars (green one recolored), Michelle Underwood, "Precious Love",
stitching, Shabby Princess, "Wild Love",
journal label, Michelle underwood, "Sugar and Spice",
font, Pea Alesa

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Check this out!!!


Peggy C. is the winner!!! Congratulations!! :-)

CLICK HERE to check out her layout that she did to lift Rachael's wonderful "Color My World" creation.

Saturday, March 24, 2007

New layouts from my design team--Lindsay

Laugh at Yourself

Here's what she wrote---

Digital kit: Kick It Up from Michelle Underwood at Scrapbook-Bytes
Alpha: Clip-On Alpha from Danielle Catalano-Titus at A Cherry on Top
Flower Doodles: Hip Flower Doodles from Gypsy Chick at A Cherry on Top
Ribbon Ties: Punky Polka Scrappy Bows from Gypsy Chick at A Cherry on Top
Arrow: Simply Stitching Arrows #2 from Christine Nash at A Cherry on Top
Flowers: Make My Toes Curl Flowers 1 & 2 from Marcie Reckinger at Funky Playground Designs
Swirls: Whimsy and Charm from Michelle Coleman at Scrap Artist
Word Art from And I Quote: Happiness from MandaBean at Sweet Shoppe Designs

Camera Shy

Here's what she wrote----

Parker will try just about anything to not have this picture taken! Scraplift of Gina Miller's "My Little Goofball".

Digital Kit: Precious Love from Michelle Underwood at Scrapbook-Bytes
Folded Dots Ribbon from Corina Nielson at Funky Playground Desigs
Circle Stitching: Round 'n Round from Dani Mogstad at Design by Dani
Beaded Alpha from Kimberly Giarrusso at The Digi Chick
Paint Strokes from Michelle Coleman at Scrap Artist
Say It Word Strips from Dani Mogstad at Design by Dani

Pot of Gold

This is what Lindsay wrote--

Kind of cheesy, but I was trying to incorporate some St. Paddy's Day stuff into it LOL!

Digital Kit: Rockin' the Rainbow from Michelle Underwood at Scrapbook-Bytes
Rainbow, Glitter Border, Word Art from Lucky Me from Dani Mogstad at Sweet Shoppe Designs
Alpha: Rainbow Brite Basic from Gina Miller Designs
Glitter Filmstrip: Don't Be Negative 3 from Gina Miller Designs
Cardboard from LindaGB at Scrap Artist
Tag: Mega Tag Pack from Katie Pertiet at Designer Digitals

Wednesday, March 21, 2007


I have a layout picked up for Scrapbook Trends Baby Idea Book 2007! Yay! The layout is of my twin and Chandler (her son, my nephew) when he was first born. I am super excited about having that published! She didn't even want those photos scrapped! lol! ;) Now they will be in a scrapbook magazine for all to see! lol! (((I used my Precious Love Quick page! Yay!)

AND....I just got an e-mail yesterday that I had another layout picked up for Scrapbook Trends August Magazine (About me section). I used my Owl love Quick page!!! Who'd thought that wild and crazy Quickpage....about owls, would get me published! lol

If these layouts make it into the book, this will be my 5th layout published in scrapbook trends. They give the best prize packages!!!!

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Blinkie for you!

Feel free to display if you love me.

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

Anxious kit- New to Scrap Wow!

Anxious page kit

You will get 7 detailed papers in 12x12. You will also get painted cardboard, a clip, frame, butterfly sticker (and epoxy sticker), ribbon, folded ribbon, ric rac, chipboard corner and book plate, label, gems, flowers, sequins, buttons, tag, crown sticker, and colored duct tape.

Anxious Quick page

This Quick page matches the Anxious page kit. You will get layered files for easy customization, and you will also get a merged png file if you just want to add your photos and journaling!!!! Quick and easy!

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Design team layout- Jenna

Mini Folded Album: Emma

Here's what Jenna wrote--

A quick gift for a friend with a new baby. I used Michelle Underwood's FAB "You and Me" kit and a bunch of titles and goodies from my Jen Wilson stash. The finished album folds to 4x4, I think I want to make a smaller one next. TFL!

Jenna's adoption is finalized on Tuesday..YAY!!!! Congrats on that good news!

Saturday, March 17, 2007


I just got my Shutterfly book in. I can't believe it! I am loving it! I have been wanting to try this for a while...and I just never got around to it. I thought that it would be hard, or take too much of my time. I was SO WRONG! It is so easy. You just load your pictures, pick your project and go with it. It's really user friendly. I really want to do a calendar next. ;) It is just too fun to see your creations in an actual book. I feel like I have hit the big time and have my own book published! ( I am such a weirdo!!!)

Here's more pictures.

I had no idea that you could actually load your own graphics onto the front and back of the book! What a great idea! I used my paper from Precious Love page kit
and it looks so good printed. (not to toot my own horn, I am just talking about how vibrant and true to color it looks!) The layouts are so colorful. I can hardly stand it, I am so excited!

Feeling lucky??

{elements team kit}

Feel the luck of the Irish with this fun and spunky St. Patrick's Day Kit! This limited edition kit is available through the end of March. This kit features 13 [12"x12'] papers, alpha, star overlay, and elements as shown. Contributing designers are Ali Folendore, Michelle Underwood, Sonya Johnston, Raechel Knight, and Zee Helmick.

Mama's got a new

Yes, finally....I have a new ride.
I got a Nissan Quest. I am so excited. I actually picked it up in Nashville last Friday, but I have been too busy to blog about it. (crazy, I know!)
Any hoo. Let me tell you about it. It is silver. It has the button you push to open the sliding door and the back hatch. It has a DVD player. It beeps when I am about to back into! It has more to offer...but those are my favs. I am so excited!
Here are some pictures. These are not "my" pictures, just pictures of what my van looks like. BUT, don't worry......I will be posting some pictures of me laying across the hood in a few days (totally kidding! lol!), but ya know I am going to have to do a layout about the new ride! lol!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Spring fling- Collab kit at ACOT!

Spring is being ushered in here very shortly, and we thought we'd give you a jumpstart on all your spring layouts with this fun new collab kit, "Spring Fling"! Fun and bright colors will warm up all your pages and give them that special POP you're looking for!

Designers Amy Bleser, Barbie Chewning, Katie the Scrapbook Lady, Kim Hill, Kristin CB, Lena Brandenburg, Michelle Bradley, Michelle Underwood, Peggy Brutcher and Theresa Hernandez have all come together to bring you this outstanding kit!

Includes: 35 Fun Papers 2 Complete Alphas 2 Overlays 5 Buttons 8 Ribbons, 4 RickRacks, 4 Borders 5 flower eyelets, 5 Flower Brads, 5 Round Brads, 5 Photo Turns, 5 Staples 4 Cardboard Photo Corners 2 Rhinestones 1 Journal Block 3 Ribbon Knots 1 Butterfly Sticker, 1 Crown Sticker, 4 Flower Stickers, 1 Floral Sticker 8 Word Arts 2 Flower Doodles 1 Birdhouse Accent 10 Tags 3 Pressed Flowers, 2 Silk Flowers

Monday, March 12, 2007

New layouts by Amy Teets(design team chick)

Peyans 5th Birthday

I did this layout for my shutterfly book. I used Michelle Underwoods Making Memories QP and also added things from her Rush, You and Me and He's Got Personality Sets :D

Christian-Hybrid LAYOUT!

I printed off the journaling block and tape measure from Michelle Underwoods kits, I used the Zanny Zinnia March Daydreamer (My Dream Street Paper line) kit along with Heidi Swapps Moss green paint and the swirls are from Maya Road :D

New Design team layout!

Making memories

Here's what she wrote---

blue and green background paper and white paper,notebook paper, blinder clip- Sugar and Spice kit by Michelle Underwood
white deckled photo frame - Picture Perfect, set 1, Gina Miller

Thursday, March 08, 2007

March E-zine is out now!

One of the wonderful things about digital scrapbooking, is that there are no limits to what we can do on our pages. Some prefer the clean and simple look, while others go graphical, and yet others want their pages to look as much like a paper scraped page as they can… it doesn’t really matter what style you prefer, what matters the most is creating something that you love. Don’t get caught up in what your “style” is, or how many comments you get on your layouts. Remember the reason you are scrapbooking, to preserve the memories, to make them last. What matters most about your style is that when you look at your pages, it makes your heart happy… that is the REAL goal of scrapbooking.
AND---There is a little about me in there! PLUS, there is a great tutorial for creating the bent look on frames..and it is for PSPers! YAY!

Go get it!-- MARCH E-ZINE

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

I remember page kit- new~

New at SBB store!

I remember page kit

Great fun and color! Kick your layouts up a notch! ;)

7 papers and a BONUS QUICK PAGE in 12x12. You will also get ribbons, a staple, label, journaling sticker, crown sticker, butterfly sticker, buttons, polka dot flower, torn & painted cardboard, card board corner, ribbon tie, and glass accents.

New Elements team kit at SBB!

March 2007 Elements Team Kit - Irish Rose

You don't have to be Irish to adore this beautiful kit by SBB's Element Team! Overflowing with romance and shabby chic style, this is sure to be a favorite for your spring pages. This kit features 12 [12"x12"] papers, an abundance of elements, and some really great overlays and paper edges. Contributing designers are Michelle Underwood, Ali Folendore, Lie Fhung, and Sonya Johnston.

Monday, March 05, 2007

New Layout- Strong willed


Kick it up page kit- Quick page- Michelle Underwood (SBB store)
FG Mia
century gothic


Just thought I would let you guys know...

That my 3 year old woke up in the middle of the night and HEAD BUTTED ME! He totally busted my lip....and was still asleep. He never woke up. Man, did I want to cuss!!!! I can't believe he did that! My lip hurts. Dang!

That's it, carry on.