Sundays With Lorraine


Hello my artsy friends, welcome to the weekend! Sundays were meant to be relaxing, so sit back and let those creative juices flow!

Sweet Dreams by Jinny Newlin

It’s layouts like this that make me wish I had been more creative with my daughter’s baby photos. At the time I was too busy figuring out motherhood. 😉  My daughter is now 19 (ouch) so needless to say, scrapbooking has come a long way. Did you notice the background paper by Dear Lizzy titled Phases Of The Moon; isn’t it just perfect for those priceless sleepy time photos?

Sweet Dreams

I know you need the scoop on how Jinny created this adorable layout, so click here and I will take you over to her blog so you can take notes. There’s a lot of fine detail and layering on this beautiful layout and you’re going to love the closeup photos. Happy scrappin’!

Altered Notepad/ Giftcard Holder designed by Gloria Stengel

I truly enjoy giving pishkies (little gifts) to people “just because.” There is nothing that fills the heart more than bringing a smile to someone’s face. When I discovered this sweet notepad/giftcard holder I knew I had to share. It’s a perfect little pishky to give to someone that might need a little pick-me-up. For complete instructions click here and I will take you over to Gloria’s blog Scraps Of Life. Would you believe this notepad holder started out life as a tag?

 Altered Notepad Holder

Here’s the inside; too cute!

Altered Notewpad

I’m a firm believer in the policy of Random Acts Of Kindness and I challenge you to think of just one thing that you can do to bring a smile to someone. Whether it’s giving a little handmade pishky or paying for a stranger’s cup of coffee, you just never know how important those little acts of kindness are. Have fun thinking of ways to brighten someone’s day!

Collage Stamping & Masking Technique by Allison Okamitsu

Collage stamping/masking is a great technique to use in your cardmaking, scrapbooking, mixed media projects, or any time you want to create a unique background. Click here and check out the video that Allison has prepared; you are gonna love it!

Collage Stamping & Masking Technique

I hope that you’ve been inspired to break out your favorite stamp sets and have fun creating your own one-of-a-kind backgrounds. The possibilities are endless. Happy stamping!

Welcome Spring Canvas by Shari Carroll

With spring in the air I thought you would enjoy this beautiful canvas designed by the very talented Shari Carroll. I’m in love with the butterfly wreath that Shari created using some paper covered wire; it really adds such visual interest to this already gorgeous project.

Welcome Spring Canvas by Shari Carroll

Whether you are a mixed media artist or just ready to take the plunge, you won’t want to miss out on the great video tutorial that Shari has prepared. Yes, you’re gonna love it! Click here and I will take you over. Have fun experimenting with the different techniques that you’ve learned.

Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken

This recipe has a bit of history that I would like to share. The recipe for Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken Breasts now has over two million views, many of which were rave reviews. This super crunchy double dipped chicken breast recipe with an easy honey garlic sauce is holy cow amazing!The original pork version of this recipe Double Crunch Honey Garlic Pork Chops was posted several years ago and it was so popular that it’s still being shared by many. In August 2014 Rock Recipes came out with another version that is a bit on the lighter side 😉 . You’re gonna love ’em all!

Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken

Click here and I will lead the way over to Rock Recipes where you can print out this amazing recipe. This chicken is going to leave your friends and family doing a happy dance. Bon appetit!

Thanks for stopping in for a visit; I hope you have a wonderful week. I’m looking forward to seeing you back soon; I can’t wait to share what I have planned for you next Sunday 😉 !



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