Saturdays With LeAnn

Springtime Easel Card

Hello my crafty friends, and welcome back to another fun Saturday.  Don’t you just love March?  It is such a wonderful time of the year, and it’s good knowing the worst of the winter months are behind us.  I love knowing that spring is just around the corner.  Welcome to a creative Saturday as I have some fun projects to share with you, so please sit back and enjoy the inspiration coming your way!

Beautiful In Black And White By Traci Penrod

Do you love to create mini albums?  Summer is always really busy, so how about creating a mini album or two ahead of time?  You will be so excited to have your albums ready to fill with all of those special summer memories.  When creating your mini album, add some pockets and also hidden pockets behind mats; this will give you some added space for photos and journaling.

Beautiful In Black And White

Traci truly has a gift for putting together the perfect mini albums.  I love the artsy look and how she coordinated her papers with her embellishments.  What a perfect mini album for those great black & white photos!  I highly recommend stopping by the Simple Stories blog so you can follow along with Traci as she shares all of her pages in her mini album.  You will enjoy her work of art.  Happy scrapping, my friends!

Springtime Easel Card By Kathy Clement

Don’t you just love the classic images on this darling card?  The elegant pattern and vintage print really portray a fun flair.  Have you ever created a large easel card before?  They can really bring some fun decor to your home.  Easel cards can be made in all different sizes, shapes, and styles.  The upright style makes it a wonderful table or mantel decoration.   They look complicated to make, but they are actually fun and pretty simple.  This is such a wonderful way to show off your spectacular talent in card making!
Springtime Easel Card

Are you ready to learn how to build a basic upright easel card?  Kathy Clement is so amazing and she will take you step-by-step on how to build the card base, along with her tricks for creating extra dimension in a card design.  Click here so you can follow her YouTube tutorial.  You will love working right along with Kathy, and will be so pleased when you have completed your darling easel card!  For more of her fabulous designs, you can visit her blog Kathy By Design.  Have a fun time creating!

Whatever The Weather By Emma Williams 

This is one of those masterpiece projects that really showcase the products at their best!  This is absolutely a stunning piece of art, and the details are inspirational.  Whatever the weather is in your neck of the woods, you will find joy creating this panel and turning it into something spectacular!

Whatever The Weather

Emma created her background with blue/grey colors and a hint of purple.  These seemed to coordinate well with the warm tones of copper and gold.  Now let’s just say that umbrella man is a perfect addition, especially with his scarf.  Are you just dying to jump in and make one of these?  Come with me and we will pop on over to That’s Life where you will find each step in creating one for yourself.  Emma is such an amazing designer so be sure and visit her blog to see more of her fabulous projects.  You will always walk away feeling uplifted and inspired.

Lemon Blueberry Cheese Ball By Nikki

This Lemon Blueberry Cheese Ball is the perfect appetizer or dessert for your next family gathering!  It is so simple but packed with an incredible taste.  This is one recipe you don’t want to knock before you try it!  It is a perfect mix of sunny, sweet lemon and fresh picked blueberries.  Adding cream cheese will complete making this delicious cheese ball.

Lemon Blueberry Cheese Ball

I am sure you are wondering just how yummy this is, so let’s pop on over to Chief In Training so you can write down the recipe.  Nikki isn’t kidding when she says this is one combo you don’t want to miss out on!  You and your family are going to love this, and it will become one of those recipes in your file that you will go back to quite often.  You are sure to make some happy family members by sharing this recipe with them.

I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend so far.  Please take some time to visit the blogs of these fabulous designers to see more details about their wonderful projects.  Have an amazing week ahead and I will see you all back next Saturday with more fun and inspiring projects!

Hugs to all,


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