Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 9 Wednesday

Sorry this is so late. Totally blanked on it last night.
Not much needed in the way of supplies this week.
1 12x12 piece of solid color cardstock
A variety of letters (stickers, chipboard, etc) - different colors & shapes will work
small journaling block (a punched piece will work, too)
small embellishment or 2-3" portion of  a border punched piece

Monday, February 27, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 9 - Monday

Layout a Day is starting to catch up with me. I'm waaaaay behind on laundry even after the weekend, but I'm still keeping up. Have now completed 26+ pages (the + is because I've done at least one or two two-page spreads).
For this week's Mystery Scrap page, you will need 7 or 8 landscape oriented photos 1 7/8" tall by 2 7/8" wide.
For Layout a Day, I've been working on general pages, pages to finish up my Disney Album & catching up with Project Life from the beginning of the year.  And I have to tell ya I will never buy another post bound album. Ever Ever Ever! I was trying to move things around in my Mickey Mouse album - it is a pain in the butt.  I needed to add pages to it and I think I bought the wrong post extenders. The pages that I bought are slightly bigger than the pages meant for that album AND the holes are not in the right places.  Yes, I realize that all of that is "user error" and if I had bothered to look at the brand of album (which by the way is not shown anywhere on the actual album) I may not have had these issues, but still.  Add to that taking the spine off and putting it back together and I'm ready to scrap the album and buy a D-Ring just to avoid the hassle. Ok, getting off my soap box so I can get to work on time!  Everyone have a great week!

Friday, February 24, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 8 - Friday

Happy Friday everyone. I have no idea why, but this work week just seemed to crawl by.  Looking forward to a fun-filled weekend and somehow have to cram in some cleaning & relaxing...  Anyway - I'm still on track for Layout a Day which means I've now done a page each day so far in February - 23 so far. Not bad, eh? The Mystery Scrap layout for this week is based on this page from Diana at Wicky Sticket - it's been a while since we've done one of her pages!  And here is my page scraplifting her design!  Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 8 - Wednesday

Supplies you will need are:
1 piece of 12x12 cardstock (solid color works)
1 strip 1.25"w x12" long patterned paper
1 strip 1"w x12" long patterned paper
1 strip 3/4"wx12" long patterned paper
1 border punched strip
2 border strip stickers
5 or more embellishments (I used word epoxy stickers)
journaling box or sticker (you could use a stamped journaling box, a pre-fab one or create your own out of cardstock with lines drawn on) about 2"tall x 4" wide
stickers for your title .5"-1" tall

Monday, February 20, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 8 - Monday

This week, the Mystery Scrap page calls for 3 landscape oriented 4x6's.  We'll be trimming a little off the height of each one, but not a whole lot... just thought you should know in case you want to make adjustments before printing/having printed. See ya Wednesday if not before!

Friday, February 17, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 7 - Friday

I don't remember if we've done any pages from the Two peas in a bucket gallery before, but it is an unbelievable source of inspiration.  This week's page is by Karen and it's a digi page, but a super easy one to replicate as a paper layout.  Check it out here.
My version is a picture of my adorable new nephew over Christmas.  HOW CUTE IS HE??? I finally busted into my new Bella Blvd Christmas Wishes that my sister gave me for Christmas. I can't tell you how easy that line is to work with.  I know I've talked about Bella Blvd before, but their stuff just fits my style of scrapbooking so well. I can't wait to get my hands on some of the new lines that they debuted at CHA & have been previewing on their blog for weeks now...

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 7 - Wednesday

Fasten your seatbelts - this page is going to come together so fast, you won't believe it!
You'll need 1 piece of 12x12 solid color cardstock
Grab a circle punch - I used 1 3/8", but 1 1/4" or 1 1/2" would work also
Scraps of coordinating patterned papers will be perfect - you will need 2 circles each of 6 papers
(if you want to use 4 each of 3 papers that would work too - or whatever combination you want)
Border punch two pieces 6" or so of one of the patterns or a solid color that coordinates
You might want to mat your picture - so grab a solid color for that and you can decide when you see the examples on Friday.
Letters for your title (I used cardstock sticker letters & some tiny letters for a 2 word title)
One embellishment or sticker that goes with the theme of your page
I'll tell you right now - I printed my picture yesterday, but deciding on my supplies, and assembling this page took all of 25 minutes. AND I will SOOOOO use this design again. Very simple, but I love the result. 
See you Friday for the final step of Mystery Scrap this week!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 7 - Monday

1 landscape picture is all you will need this week - around 4"w by 2.5" tall.  It doesn't have to be exact - I'm using a 2.75" x 3.75" because I couldn't crop my picture correctly at 4"x2.5". 
Anyone have big plans for Valentine's Day?  My hubby and I really don't celebrate it, but I've got the girls' class parties, goodies for the teachers and staff at the school and, of course, treats for the kids' classes that we made together this weekend.  Check back later in the week for pictures of all the fun stuff...

Friday, February 10, 2012

Mystery Scrap '12 Week 6 - Friday

I've now made it through 9 days of Layout a Day and I'm still going strong... only 20 more to go! The inspiration for this page came from  However, after longer than I should have spent searching for it, I was unable to find it - so here is a picture of it.  Check out the blog anyway if you'd like.