Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Vintage Scrapbook

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Ah, the relaxing days of summer! Well, at least that’s the ideal, until you account for all the activities that get planned, the kids’ sports, busy vacations, summer house to-do projects, etc.  Suddenly that relaxing Summer gets much busier than you thought, and its hard to schedule just sitting on the patio sipping iced tea!  Its all fun though, and certainly something you want to remember. But, when its that busy, who has time to sit down and create layouts? Instead create a vintage scrapbook with the newly designed Vintage Scrapbook Kit!

This kit contains everything you need, including step-by-step instructions to create a fun book of memories! Instead of designing a formal layout, simply jot down your dates and memories on scrap sheets of vintage ephemera and slip them into pockets, or slide behind a ribbon holder, along with your photos. Super quick, and super cute!  Super portable too!

Quantities are limited, and Summer is flying by, so pick up your Vintage Scrapbook kit today! Who knows, you just might have time for that iced tea on the patio after all!

Happy creating!


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Where is the sunshine……cloudy here…and on the first day of Summer too! Bummer!   I have a fun little colorful number to share with you made for Vintage Street Market.  I used papers from Crate paper and the family fun paper kit. .   I had fun creating my own sunshine using a wood circle that I stamped my sentiment onto and added “rays” too using some paper scraps and a bingo craft card .  I topped it off with a vintage red button.  I added some diecut clouds for dimension and ribbons of course.   I love the bright happy look to this…and of course the red and aqua.  I never tire of this combo…one of my very favorites.  Hope it is shining sunshine where ever you are! Happy Summer to you all.  hugs, cherry

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Go Team Card

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Summer and baseball just go hand in hand.  Here is a cute Go Team Card for that special baseball enthusiast.

I think the vintage inspired baseball player just makes this card too cute.


Family Fun Paper Kit

Red Twirly Twine

Making Memories Label Findings

Chipboard Stars, Button and Cream Rick Rack

Wishing you a creative summer day!




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Vintage Going Away Card

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Just popping by today to show you a vintage fusion card.  This card features the following elements:

1.  4 x 5 1/4 inch kraft card stock base
2.  Light blue patterned paper (from my Easter left overs from the Vintage Street Market Kit)
3.  A blue Bingo Craft Card
4.  Various paper ephemera (dining receipt and tickets)
5.  Vintage lace and ribbon flowers
6.  Vintage lace and rick rack accents
7.  Red pearls and a fabric butterfly by Pink Paislee

This quick to make card is for a co-worker of mine who is returning to school.  We will certainly miss her and I hope that this card will be a small token of our good wishes for her.… Read the rest

Happy Birthday Dad!

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This month is filled with birthdays for me including my Dad’s.  He celebrated earlier this week and tomorrow we will meet as a family for a great time with a big celebration.  Here is the card I am giving him.

I used a brown card base that I rounded the corners of and then added pattern paper and a journaling card from Family Fun Paper Kit.  I created the loop with vintage 16mm film which I embellished with a button tied with brown Twirly Twine.  I stitched a little and then added some clear stickers for an easy sentiment.  I hope you like!… Read the rest