Showing posts from March, 2010

Birthday Gifts for ... Girls! 5x6 Mini Album and Gift Set

When you have three sons, GIRL birthday parties take on new meaning! What a great way to get my fingers on all those pretty pink florals and purple hues in my stack. We have enjoyed two school friend parties for girls this year - and I enjoyed creating from my heart on both occasions. Late into the wee hours of course:), when everyone else who needs me was asleep. Ian's third grade friend Haley came first - she mentioned that she enjoys crafts. I constructed a little mini-album for her to complete, and since Haley chose a luau theme for her party, I responded with Hawaiian flowers and colors. With just a couple of cardstocks and two patterned papers, I was ready to go. What I did: - Began with two 5x6 background papers (folded from 12"). - Cut coordinating sheets of CS and PP to lengths of 5" and 6" in various widths - Made fun, easy layouts with the cut pieces and scraps! It was enjoyable and easy. Try it yourself! Next was little Samantha, a kind

Fresh Inspiration

I am excited about our Founder/CEO's new blog. Having only dial-up internet at home, I had mistakenly assumed I could not get it, but I have discovered it works nicely even for us! Jeanette Lynton has inspiring new ideas and heart-felt encouragements for us every few days at There are new color combinations to try every Monday, and even contest giveaways you can enter just by leaving a comment. Join us in the fun!