Sundays With Lorraine


Welcome to Weekly Scrapper! It makes me smile knowing that you’ve found some “ME” time to get your craft on. Sundays are special to me because this is the time that I get to share my passion for crafting with you when we’re not at a Scrapbook Expo. So sit back, relax, and enjoy today’s inspiration.

So Rad Frame Album

Let’s hear it for the boys! This post goes out to all those special boys and men in our lives. You all know how I struggle creating that perfect masculine-themed project and from what I hear, I’m not alone. I hope you are as inspired by this adorable mini album as I am. Just thinking out loud for a minute, but wouldn’t this make a great gift for the upcoming holidays? The gift of memories are priceless.


Once the pages were finished, Shellye punched holes into the tops of each frame. Two strands of ball-chain were used to hold the pages together. You could also use rings in place of the ball chain if you wanted. I’d like to send out a virtual hug to Shellye for sharing this perfect little keepsake! To see the complete album click here and I will take you over to spend some creative time with Shellye.

Sorry I Missed Your Birthday!

Ok, I give, I have been seeing these adorable “Crazy Birds” everywhere and I officially have fallen in love with them. How could we not, they are so stinkin’ cute and full of expression. Leave it to Tim Holtz to design another must have stamp set! 😉 If you, too, have fallen in love with the Bird Crazy stamp and die set click here and I will take you over to the Simon Says site so you can pick up your own set. This sweet set is definitely something to chirp about; they’re like paper dolls that you get to color and dress up for just about any occasion. Don’t forget to check out the Crazy Things set which includes all the perfect accessories to carry your projects from one holiday or occasion to the next.

I'm So Sorry...

I highly recommend stopping by and spending some creative time with Kristina on her blog Kwerner designs anytime you need a burst of inspiration. Click here and I will take you over so you can checkout her video on recreating this adorable card.

Applying and Blending Distress Ink

I discovered this beautiful tag a while back and it is definitely one that needs to be revisited. Tammy shares some really great techniques for blending with your favorite distress inks. Click here so I can escort you on over; this is one tutorial you don’t want to miss.

Applying and Blending Distress Ink

I hope you’ve been inspired to break out your distress inks and give Tammy’s techniques a try; you’ll be creating some gorgeous backgrounds in no time.

Spooky Folio

Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. Not only is the weather perfect, the leaves are beginning to change colors and the kids are so excited about picking out their cute costumes. With that said, it’s the perfect time for picture taking and how cute are those photos going to look in this gorgeous Halloween-themed folio?


Check out the detail on the inside of this amazing folio designed by the very talented Barbara Yaya.


So much fabulous spookiness in one place! I highly recommend stopping by Barbara’s blog YaYa Scrap & More and checking out the amazing tutorial that’s she’s put together on how she created this work of art. Thanks, Barbara, for sharing your creativity!

One Skillet Chicken with Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce

As promised, here is another one of those “get out of that hot kitchen in less than 1/2 hour meals.”  Ya gotta love it! A happy family and back to your craft room where you belong in no time.


Click here and I will take you over to the Little Spice Jar Blog so you can print out this delicious recipe. You’ll definitely be adding this recipe to your regular dinner rotation.

Thanks for the visit I look forward to seeing you next weekend!