Saturdays With LeAnn

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Are you ready to get out of the heat and into your cool, air-conditioned craft room?  It is time for me to share some creative inspiration, so it’s time for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy a little creative therapy session. You definitely deserve it, so let’s get started!

Best Day Ever By Amanda Baldwin

Take advantage of your beach surroundings by adding some soft colors and a few embellishments, and you will have a perfect layout for your vacation photos.  Children at play, the sounds of waves, hot sun, laughter, and the noise of the beach makes a day perfect!   A day on the beach is worth a thousand words.

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This stunning layout was created by Amanda Baldwin using the Pink Paislee Summer Lights collection.  With a little help from Amanda and Pink Paislee, you, too, can create a beautiful beach layout in just a short amount of time.  This layout will bring back all of your fabulous memories, and what a fun way to reminisce about an amazing day at the beach.  Let me escort you on over to Happy Art Days where you can see more outstanding projects created by Amanda.  You will be so inspired by her beautiful talent.

Hello Gorgeous By Laurie Schmidlin

No paper crafter should be without a good supply of cardstock for stamping, embossing, painting, chalking, and creating backgrounds.  I love the way the rich khaki color of kraft paper looks and how it gives a homemade, comfortable feel to the card.  Laurie Schmidlin transformed a plain sheet of kraft cardstock into this gorgeous work of art.

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For Laurie’s card, she used one of the Infinity Frames die cuts to frame a pretty floral scene.  She then stamped and die cut several images from the Give Love stamp set and coordinating Give Love die set.  For more detail on how this adorable card came together, click here and I will take you over to Laurie’s blog “Just Give Me Stamps” so you can follow along.  Using your imagination is all about creativity and taking something as simple as a piece of paper and making a beautiful piece of art.  I hope you have been inspired today to take out your stamps and dies and let your imagination run wild.  Have fun, my friends!

Gatefold Mini Album By Lisa Gregory

You all know how much I appreciate a unique mini album, and this one is no exception.  This mini album has pages, pockets, and tags.  It is a fun size and also chunky, so you can place dimensional pieces on each page and it will still close.  I am thinking this is definitely one of those that is a must do.  Just think of all the possibilities!  Mini albums always make a beautiful home decor piece, not to mention a conversational piece as well.  They are the perfect gift for any occasion and who wouldn’t appreciate receiving a handmade treasure full of priceless memories? They bring a smile to anyone’s face and an instant enjoyment for both you and the one receiving the album.

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There is definitely a lot of love put into all the perfect details of this darling mini album.  Click here so you can check out the fine details and step-by-step instructions given by Lisa Gregory.  You will have so much fun you won’t know when to stop!  Have fun creating, my crafty friends!

Mini Mason Jar Fruit Crisps By Ali Ebright

Anyone craving a fresh fruit crisp this weekend?  These adorable little single-serving desserts can be made with just about any fresh and juicy fruits, and they will give you the true taste of summer!  They are wonderful, sweet, and delicious!  I highly recommend a scoop of ice cream to go with each one.  No matter how you serve them you can’t go wrong.

Mini Mason Jar Fruit Crips

These fruit crisps are easy to make with mini mason jars, bursting with fresh and sweet fruit flavors.  They are easy to scale down for one or two people, or up to a full crowd.  The best part of all is you can make them with whatever fruit you would like!  Such a perfect little summer treat!

Hope your week is ending on a creative high note!  I am not sure about you, but my neck of the woods is so hot I could really use a cold beverage and a day of crafting in a cool house.  Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you have a wonderful week ahead of you.  I will see you back here next Saturday with more great project to inspire you throughout the week.

Hugs to you all,

LeAnn

 

Technique Spotlight with Paige Evans: Mini Albums

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Lately I have been making more mini albums than layouts! It’s been a fun change of pace and just what I needed to keep the creativity flowing. It all started when I was asked to make a mini album for the Make It Mini column of the Summer 2017 issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine

MYKONOS MINI ALBUM by Paige Evans

Here is the mini album that started the obsession! I was so happy to finally put photos of one of our adventures into a book! One down, about 300 to go haha! I used my Take Me Away collection with Pink Paislee since it has a travel themed and the colors blended perfectly with the bright colors found all over the island of Mykonos, Greece.

KEUKENHOF MINI ALBUM by Paige Evans

After making the above Mykonos mini album, I was officially bitten by the mini-album-making bug! I found a pocket mini album cut file and had so much fun creating this little book about our trip to the Keukenhof Tulip Festival in Holland back in 2015 – it’s never too late to document your memories! I used my Pink Paislee Oh My Heart collection to embellish – flowers flowers everywhere!

BLUE LAGOON MINI ALBUM by Paige Evans

Back in the day there was a sale of 4×4″ instagram albums and let’s just say I stocked up… and then they sat on my shelf… for years! I wanted to try something different – an entire album done in mint! The color of the water at the Blue Lagoon in Iceland is what inspired the color choice.

NICE, FRANCE MINI ALBUM by Paige Evans

My Silhouette Cameo is my favorite scrapbooking tool – it makes creating mini album bases so easy! For this book I used a scalloped pages cut file and mostly my Fancy Free collection with Pink Paislee. I hand stitched or machine stitched across the bottoms of 9 of the 12 scalloped pages to give ’em some texture and make the album cohesive.

SANTORINI MINI ALBUM by Paige Evans

This mini album was made with the new Pink Paislee Summer Lights collection! I just finished taking an online mini album class called Transparent Mini Album by one of my design team members, Stefanie Ried, over at Big Picture Classes. I walked away with the urge to make a mini album STAT!! We even went to Santorini last year just like Steffi so I was excited to incorporate some similar elements with a twist.

MONACO MINI ALBUM by Paige Evans

This concentric heart-shaped album is all about our day in Monaco! I die cut the “set of nested hearts” from six Oh My Heart patterned papers and added a few more pages here and there because I always find more pictures and elements I want to add. I layered them all together and stitched several times down the center to make the mini album base. The front cover was a super busy paper so I covered most of it with a piece of white cardstock and then went to town embellishing with florals, the Thickers title, and even a small photo of Monaco. I had a leftover charm that I made as a tester for my Santorini album that I used here.

It has taken me several years to really enjoy making mini albums! And now that I’ve found a groove, I don’t see an end in sight! Which makes me happy because goodness knows I have 4 years of adventures from living in Germany to scrapbook.  🙂

Saturdays With LeAnn

Mini Album In A Jar

Welcome back all my crafty friends!  Today I have some really fun projects to share with you.  You will be inspired to scrapbook, create a fun card, whip up something yummy in the kitchen for a wonderful dessert, and last but not least, I can’t wait to also share a mini album in a jar.  This week you are going to be very motivated with all of this inspiration, so sit back, relax, and take it all in!

Beautiful By Mona Pendleton

Do you love mixed media layouts?  Whether you are an experienced Mixed Media Artist or just starting out, you are going to love this adorable layout created by the fabulous designer Mona Pendleton.  Sometimes you just don’t know how to get started or where to begin.  Mona shows us how to build from the foundation up using different mediums, or with whatever supplies you happen to have on hand.

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Mixed Media is such a great way to use up some of those left over embellishments you have laying around, along with your stencils, inks, paste, and mist to give it a beautiful vintage flare.  This layout is absolutely gorgeous.  Let’s pop on over to Cupcake Creations where you can see more details of Mona’s layout.  Step out of your comfort zone and see what you can create; you will be sure to be amazed at your mixed media creations.  Have fun creating!

Friends Are Flowers By Michele Boyer

I know I have mentioned before that I absolutely adore the Uptown and Tiny Girls stamps from Stamping Bella.  Today I just had to share this adorable card created by Michele Boyer.  That curly hair just takes her over the top!  Such a fun card to create and share with your special friends.

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Michele really has a gift for bringing images to life with her amazing coloring skills.  Michele stamped her image onto X-Press It Blending Card and used her Copic Markers to color it.  Be sure to leave some space inside for writing a sweet note.  To see more of Michele’s beautiful creations, visit her blog Paper Cuts.  It is full of inspiration!  Handmade cards are such a treasure to receive. Who will you send one to?

Mini Album In A Jar By Lisa Nazario-Gregory

Who doesn’t love mini albums?  You know one can never have too many mini albums!  They make a very unique gift, and the gift of memories is priceless.  Can you only imagine the smiles that they would add to anyone’s face?  Mini albums are an instant gratification, and you can create and compete a beautiful album in no time.  Today’s mini album is created to slip into a jar.  What a great way to store that precious mini book, along with a home decor piece that will add so much beauty to your home.

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This mini album can be filled with lots of memories and will be a unique way of giving them as a gift.  What a wonderful idea to make this jar and fill it with a surprise inside!  Click here and I will take you on over to What A Beautiful Mess where you will see Lisa Nazario-Gregory’s steps on how she created this beautiful masterpiece mini album and jar.  You will leave Lisa’s blog feeling so inspired.

Root Beer Float Cookie Cups By Tonia Larson

These Root Beer Float Cookie Cups are super cute and totally delicious!  The root beer flavor is spot on!  What a great treat for the summer.  Make them with root beer buttercream frosting or just use real ice cream and root beer for a fun dessert.

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Your guests and family will be so impressed with how cute they look.  I bet you are ready for the recipe, so come with me over to The Gunny Sack where you will find the ingredients and directions to make your own fun summer treat.  Be sure to take a look at the many more fabulous recipes created by Tonia Larson.  She is a true inspiration in the kitchen!

I hope you have been filled today with lots of fun ideas and tons of inspiration.  Enjoy your weekend creating and I will see you back next Saturday with many more fun projects.  Thank you for spending some of your precious time with me today.

Hugs,

LeAnn

 

Sundays With Lorraine

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Welcome back to Weekly Scrapper, my crafty friends! When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers “tomorrow is Halloween”! I hope you have loads of fun and take lots of pictures.

Best Costume Ever By Julia Aston

Halloween is the perfect opportunity to be creative. As people all over the world gear to celebrate Halloween, children will be looking forward to trick-or-treating, while adults will be eager to show-off their unique costumes.  This means lots of happy photos will be taken, so let’s get them off our phones and into this adorable Halloween mini album.

Best Costume Ever By Julia Aston

Halloween minis are my favorite to create. I love the fact that they are so fast and easy to complete; just think of them as the instant gratification of scrapbooking. I try to make one for each year then I put them out on display and the kids love flipping through them and reminiscing over their favorite past costumes and activities.

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I hope you all have a night that is so fun it’s scary!  I’d like to send out a big hug to Julia for sharing this spooktacular mini album. Be sure to stop by her website Create With Me so you can see how easily this project comes together. Remember to check out Eileen Hull’s blog for more great holiday ideas using her Sixxiz dies!

The Traveler By Jenny Marples

Don’t you just love it when you can walk into your craft room and come out with an amazing piece of art for your walls? Thanks to our talented friends over at Frilly And Funkie you, too, can create this stunning piece of art.

The Traveler Canvas By Jenny Marples

Jenny used an 8 x 8″ canvas to create this project, but you can easily adapt your project to any size canvas. For the complete step-by-step tutorial, click here and I would be honored to escort you over to the Frilly And Funkie blog so you can follow along as Jenny shares some great tips and techniques.

Pen and Ink Over Gesso

Doodling helps relieve boredom and frustration and the urge to doodle gets stronger as stress levels rise. Doodling is like a safety valve that allows pressure to be dispelled in a playful and creative way. You all know my motto: “there should be no stress in our craft world” so doodle away my friends, and let the stresses of life slip away as you create something beautiful.

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Who knew that a black sharpie pen over gesso could create such a gorgeous pies of art? I love the simplicity of pen and ink doodles. Its a fun and creative way to express yourself while at the same time designing some unique pieces to decorate your home or give as gifts. Who wouldn’t love a piece of your art work for the holidays?

Julia Childs’s Beef Bourguignon With Mashed Potatoes

OK guys, this isn’t one of those” dinner in under 30 minutes” recipes but it is so worth the effort. Your friends and family will be talking about this recipe for many moons to come! It will be worth every second. Plus, it makes at least 6 servings, so you can enjoy the fruits of your labor the next day, too!

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Talk about comfort food – this dish is the golden ticket. If your ready to kick things up a notch in the kitchen, click hereand I will take you over to Spache The Spatula Blog and Rachael will walk you through the entire recipe. Bon appetit!

Thanks for stopping by! I’m wishing all my crafty friends a happy and safe Halloween!  I have some fun projects in the works for you coming next Sunday so be sure and check back.

Stay crafty, my friends!

Saturdays With LeAnn

Blessings To Call You Friend

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Welcome back to another wonderful Saturday here on our Weekly Scrapper blog!  I have some very fun treasures to share with you today.  I hope that they will inspire you to jump out of your comfort zone and create something uniquely you!

Cottage Rose Mini Album By Alicia McNamara

Who says you have to put photos only into layouts?  Mini albums are a fabulous way of using your precious photos. They are not only fun to create, but are also a perfect gift, and bring a smile to anyone’s face by sharing memories that have so much love and meaning.  Mini albums are not only a perfect gift but they also don’t take much time to create.  What enjoyment for both you and the one receiving the album!

Cottage Rose Mini Album

After discovering this gorgeous mini album on the blog Time To Create, I knew I just had to share it.  I highly recommend stopping by for a visit; you will be so inspired by Alicia McNamara, plus you will see all of the pages of her mini album. You can never create too many mini albums! 🙂

Pineapple Play By Julie Ebersole

Would you like to learn a new technique?  Today you are sure to be so inspired by Julie Ebersole and her fabulous watercoloring technique.  You will love the color combinations that Julie uses. Pop on over to her blog Paper Trufflez to see more of her fun creations.

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Julie shows how easy these cards are to make using the die from Hero Arts Paper Layering Pineapple.  Julie’s step-by-step tutorial makes creating this card very fun; click here to follow along. Go ahead and give this a try; you will really enjoy creating this project!

Blessed To Call You Friend By Amy Kolling

Nothing says spring better then a bouquet of flowers!  This adorable card will certainly brighten anyone’s day.  Here is another fun card to try, so break out your stamps and dies!

Blessings To Call You Friend

To get a very crisp black image, use Versafine Onyx Black ink to stamp your wildflowers, clear embossing powder, and then heat set.  Embossing is a great way to watercolor as the embossing keeps your ink inside the lines.  Amy used vellum for her background along with the die-cut Leafy Vine Cutting Plate with thick vellum.  The vellum gives the card an opaque look.  When added to a light grey note-card, it looks like faux embossing.  For more inspiration from Amy, come with me over to her blog Stamp-N-Paradise.

Rosette Mirror By Christy James

Do you have an old mirror hanging around that you just don’t want to part with?  Today I am going to share a way of turning that old mirror into something different and charming.

Rosette Mirror

First of all, adding some dimension really gives the mirror a pop, and the appealing rosettes finish off the mirror in an attractive way.  Giving the mirror a new paint job and adding a few rosettes gives this a sweet, new look.  It isn’t expensive to create and the rosettes are so fun to make.  Click here for a full tutorial on making your rosettes, and then be sure to visit Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer for more makeovers for your home.

Peanut Marshmallow Bars By Maryanne

These peanut marshmallow bars are made up of everything you would want in a treat – sweet, salty, crunchy, and very satisfying!  The best part is they are very easy to make and go a long way.

Peanut Marshmallow Bars

This is one of those fun summer treats you can take on picnics, family get-togethers, baseball games, etc. It is a great make-ahead dessert.  Once completed, it also holds up really well for a few days.  You will have no problem finishing this fabulous treat. Click here and I will take you over to The Little Epicurean where you will get your yummy recipe.  Enjoy! 🙂

Thank you for sharing a bit of your Saturday with me.  Hope you have been inspired today to try something new.  I am looking forward to seeing you back soon.  Have a great weekend!

Designer Spotlight with Paige Evans: Caroline Free

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Caroline Free is in the spotlight today and I’m so excited to share her phenomenal creations!

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Name: Caroline Free
Location: Llandudno in Wales, UK
Blog: Tilly and Arthur
Instagram: @tillyandarthur
Pinterest: @tillyandarthur
Facebook: Tilly and Arthur and Tilly and Arthur 2
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Tell us a bit about yourself and how you got started crafting: I’m actually a social worker by trade but when I needed to move from my home town of Huddersfield to Llandudno in North Wales, I couldn’t speak Welsh which was essential in order to work here, so I took the opportunity instead of starting up my hand made business making Memory Keeper Books. I was already crafting before the move so it seemed a natural thing to do. The reason I fell in love with all things paper I blame on the colour yellow! I saw the paper in a shop window (so pretty!) and bought it. HA! I didn’t have a clue what I was going to do with it but it led me down this path and I’m so grateful that it did. I still haven’t used that yellow paper – it’s too symbolic, so I treasure it instead.

We don’t have our own children but we adore my best friend’s twins called Lily and Freya and they are collectively known as the frillies. Their mum and I now work on the Frillies Project where we document their lives. I create pages and Louise and I both do the journaling – that’s why you rarely see it on a page as I have to wait until I see Louise! This is a secret project from the Frillies as it will be given to them when they are 18 (they are 11 at the moment).

I am engaged to Aldo and we have two miniature schnauzers. We live by the sea so it’s perfect – very, very busy in the summer and quiet and peaceful in the winter months. You will see lots of layouts featuring the beach as it’s where we spend a lot of our time when the frillies come to stay. I also run a vintage and retro business on etsy as I love pretty china and kitsch mid-century. My house is bursting with them; it keeps me very busy treasure hunting, photographing, and listing the ones I can bear to let go!

What do you love about this hobby? The scrapbooking community is just amazing; the friends I have made, the layouts I have swooned over, the laughs I have had mean the world to me. I just couldn’t imagine my life without this wonderful group of people, I feel so lucky to be part of it.

5 Fun Facts about yourself:
1. I am a twin – arghhhh yes! My twin is John and we are so different but we share the same memories, events, friends, etc – I haven’t gotten him to share my love of paper, though. (BOO HISS!)
2. I have a very strong Yorkshire Accent; look up Yorkshire Accent on YouTube and you’ll get an idea. I’m just attempting to get to grips with setting up my own channel doing process videos and am scared that people won’t understand me!
3. I really do “heart” New York! I have been lucky to go many times and love to loose myself in lower Manhattan, especially in the village, wandering, shopping, and eating. My idea of heaven is just seeing people going about their lives. Bliss.
4. I spend every summer in a cottage in a teeny tiny seaside village called Llangrannog – please have a look on google images. I mean GAH! I’ve been going all my life (45 years) and it’s my run away place. My goal is to live there when we retire.
5. I’m naturally a bubbly person and love nothing more than being with friends and family BUT I love being on my own, too. I can’t cope with no alone time – that’s another reason I love working with paper. It’s peace, playing, thinking, and making. It’s a sort of selfish indulgence for me but the upside is documenting moments, making gifts, and selling the books, so it’s a win-win! Plus Aldo would tell you he loves it when I pootle off and leave him in charge of the remote control.

Here is the beyond fabulous layout Caroline made for her spotlight:

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CHASING DREAMS by Caroline Free

I have a thing about feathers and found this silhouette cut file that I stitched. I have used many techniques for hand stitching and have recently discovered that you can change any cut file in your silhouette into a stitched shape; seriously, how good is that? For a tutorial , check out this blog post: https://tillyandarthur.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/how-to-turn-any-silhouettecutfile-in-to-a-stitched-design/. This layout features the gorgeous collection by Fancy Pants called Happy Place. I hand sewed the feathers and the hoop and used the adorable feathers to complement the stitching. Of course I had to add in some pretty sequins, too, since I am a big fan of colour. The photo is of one of the twins, Lily, running about on the beach.

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HANDMADE MEMORY KEEPER BOOKS by Caroline Free

I have been making my hand made memory keeper books for about 7 years now and it’s one of my favourite things to do. I sell them in my etsy shop and at craft fairs. I’m always thrilled to bits when a customer shows me how they have filled their book with treasured memories, photographs, and bits of ephemera they’ve collected on trips, at weddings, births, etc. I make them from scratch including the binding. I aim to do some tutorials on this on my blog very soon so watch that space.

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LET’S BE MERMAIDS by Caroline Free

I am a huge fan of large titles and this one is one of my favourite ones I’ve made lately, using a teal blue to back the cut title. I also can’t make a layout without layers. I like to pile them on in clusters and at different angles so you get to see all the different papers. It also makes an ideal place to tuck in die cuts and chipboard. Seriously, look at that photo, it needed a special title. Lily and Freya looking out to sea; this is their favourite place to be.

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LOVE OUR VIEWS by Caroline Free

This is a rare layout as it doesn’t feature a photo of the twins, but oh, what a photo, swoon. Do you sometimes see a patterned paper and know instantly what you want to do with it? That’s what happened here, the Hello Love collection by Crate Paper had the sheet with all the polaroid frames that needed to be chopped apart, roughed up, and popped as a large frame around the edge. There I go again with my layering and some stamping of teeny tiny snowflakes. I LOVE a tiny stamp; it doesn’t overtake and instead just enhances a layout.

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AUTUMN by Caroline Free

I’m part of a UK kit club called Like For Ever and the papers above came in one of them. Not my usual colours so it was a challenge for me but I ended up LOVING it. I often make layouts with a huge amount of splatters on them in different colours as they can really soften a page. The photograph is just so stunning of the twins playing in the fallen leaves and the papers really matched. Again, more small stamps and sequins. I love a good title for a page but it can be hard to think of one; this is one I saw when I googled Autumn quotes, it’s just perfect for the page.

Have a wonderful rest of the week and thank you for stopping by to get to know Caroline!

Sundays With Lorraine

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Happy Hanukkah to all my Jewish friends; I hope you have a wonderful holiday season surrounded by those you love! Welcome to Weekly Scrapper! It makes me smile knowing that you’ve found some time to get crafty; after all, creating art is very therapeutic and a proven stress reliever. The secret to success is to have fun with your art, so don’t hold back. You will never know what you’re truly capable of unless you explore. Sundays are special to me because this is the time that I get to share my passion for crafting with you when I’m not teaching at a Scrapbook Expo.

It’s All About the PIE!

If you share my love of mini albums, you are going to love today’s inspiration piece designed by the very talented Kathy Clement. Kathy is the author of the amazing blog Kathy by Design. I highly recommend stopping by for a visit anytime you need a burst of inspiration. Kathy created this album for the Thanksgiving holiday, but I think it would also be perfect for Christmas and/or Hanukkah. The paper line used to create this sweet keepsake is Canvas Corp’s Holiday Baking Collection.

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The holidays are in full swing but it’s not too late to put together a few of these adorable mini albums for those special people in your life. How fun would it be to include some of your treasured family recipes along with some photos of your family and friends baking for the holidays? Kathy has prepared a detailed tutorial so you can recreate this adorable keepsake. Click here and I will escort you over so you can take notes. Happy scrappin’ my friends!

5 Reasons to Choose Black & White Photos for Scrapbooking

Do you love black & white photography as much as I do? If so, then you are going to love today’s inspiration piece. When properly used, a black & white photo can be more powerful than its colored counterpart. Have you noticed when using black & white photos in your scrapbooking, you can pull off just about any color combination?

5 Reasons to Choose Black & White Photos for Scrapbooking

If you’d like to read more about using black & white photos in your scrapbooking, click here and I will take you over to The Daily Digi Blog where Janet shares her top reasons for choosing back & white photography.

Merry Christmas by Mona Pendleton

I fell in love with the simple elegance of this beautiful card designed by the amazing Mona Pendleton, author of the blog Cupcakes Creations. Mona makes me so happy every time I stop by her blog! After seeing this adorable card, I started searching through my stash for the items to create one of my own. The way she used strips of muslin fabric, lace, and ribbons to put this together combined to create a softly beautiful Christmas tree that is both trendy and timeless at the same time.

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The embossed snowflake background helps set off the tree and completes the monochromatic color scheme. Make sure to stop by Mona’s blog to get a listing of the supplies and Papertrey Ink stamps used to create this lovely card.

Share Handmade Kindness by Kelly Latevola

I was very inspired when I visited Kelly Latevola’s blog, “You and Your Big Dreams.” Kelly created this absolutely adorable card to promote the idea of sharing handmade kindness. I’m pretty sure that this is exactly what the world needs more of! Don’t we all need a little more kindness? And what better way to show love and kindness to someone than by creating something for them. The holidays are the perfect time of year to share something you have created yourself; it becomes a gift from the heart.

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Kelly has created a great video to walk you through the process of creating this shaker card, so click here and Kelly will help you make one of your own. (And don’t you just adore the title of this sweet card?)

Slow Cooker Sunday: White Chicken Chili

I adore a chilly night when you get home and a delicious meal is waiting in the crock pot, ready to feed your hungry family. And this time of year a yummy chili really hits the spot. This is the perfect recipe to throw in the crock pot and let it simmer all day long, just getting ready to nourish you and your family. You can also start this chili later in the day and cook it on high if you are short on time.

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Make sure to stop by Chellie’s blog, Art From My Table, where she shares her love of real food and isn’t afraid to say “food is my love language.” Ya gotta love it!

Thanks for spending a little bit of your Sunday with me. We at Weekly Scrapper are committed to bringing you crafting inspiration every day of the week, and we like throwing in a recipe or two along the way. I hope you have a fabulous week ahead and find time to share a little handmade kindness!