Monday, December 31, 2012

Nuts About Sketches, Sketch # 246: Joy

Here is a layout I created for my DT gig at Nuts About Sketches ( using the Carta Bella Merry and Bright Collection.  The layout is of my son Christian and his half sister Amy.


Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Otta Sight (This is a blog post over at Birds of a Feather Kit Company.)

Bazzill, Aspen Frost and All Is Bright
are wonderful parts of the Birds of a Feather
kit that I wish to highlight
if I can, if I might
show you 3 layouts
that are outta sight!


Razz-Ma-Tazz-All (This is my blog post for Birds of a Feather Kit Company.)

Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye,
Maya Road and Bazzill!!
Sweet Christmas treats
sure to sparkle and dazzle!!
Just look below for lots
of raza-ma-tazz-all!!

Friday, December 14, 2012

Winterfest is going on at Birds of a Feather Kit Company.

Winterfest is going on at Birds of a Feather Kit Company for the next 3 days. There are lots of challenges, a blog hop, bingo and more.  Come and have a good time!!

Monday, November 19, 2012

Nuts About Sketches: sketch # 240

Do you'll need some inspiration for this week?  Here is a sketch to go **NUTS** about.  Here is my take of the sketch.  Stop by Nuts About Sketches ( to see what the rest of the Design Team created.  Have a wonderful week!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

My 2012 ZVA Creative Layouts

I have been hooked on ZVA Creative.  A couple of years ago I won some of their products from a contest at A Cherry On Top.  I buy their goodies from Photo Scraps in Eldersburg Maryland, A Cherry On Top, and  Bling and pearls really adds a nice something extra to my layouts.  Just look for yourself.

In this layout I used product # CR-03CA-116:

In this layout I used product # CRW01CB104:

In this layout I used product # CR-04CA-108, PEW-02CB-106 and CRW01CB101:

In this layout I used product # CRW-03CA-102:

In this layout I used product #  CRS-03CA-109:

In this layout I used product # CRWW01CB114 and PEW-02CB-108:

In this layout I used product # PE-02CB-145:

In this layout I used product # PEW-02CB-108:

In this layout I used product # CRB-02CB-103:

Monday, October 15, 2012

Nuts About Sketches, Sketch # 235

Do you need some inspiration this week?  Here is a layout and sketch to inspire you.  If you need more inspiration stop by Nuts About Sketches:

Sunday, October 14, 2012

My layout "It's All About Family" with some ZVA Creative

I had a nice Sunday at home.  I didn't feel like going anywhere.  I slept late.  I created 1 layout.  Then I made breakfast.  While eating breakfast I watched a Denzel movie "Man on Fire".  I washed clothes.  I helped my son with his homework.  Then I made dinner.  And now I am just goofing off on Facebook and my blog. 

Here is the layout I made using My Minds Eye, ZVA Creative, and K and Company:


Saturday, October 13, 2012

Me and My Beautiful Cat With Some Beautiful ZVA Bling

I had a nice day.  I got my beauty sleep.  My brother took Christian to go and play basketball and out to eat.  I bought some digital images for the 1st time.  I also went to Michael's to get some colored pencils to color my digital images that I was in clearance a couple of weeks ago.  My son loves drawing.  I bought him some artsy pencils that were on clearance.  When I got home I felt like doing a little scrappin.  There was a Let's Capture These Sketches sketch I wanted to do that inspired me.  Here it is:


I combined this sketch challenge with a monochrome "black" challenge.  Here is what I came up with:
Here is the ZVA Creative bling that I used.  Beautiful bling for a beautiful layout. 

Friday, October 12, 2012

A Pet Layout With ZVA Creative

It is Friday.  Yay!!  After I picked up my son from aftercare, we went out to eat at Bob Evans.  When I got home I felt like doing some scrapbooking.  There were a couple of challenges that I want to do.......

(1) The Monochrome Challenge,

(2) Scraplift Your Favorites Challenge,

(3) Stampin on your LO Challenge,

Here is my layout I created tonight........

Here is the layout that I wanted to scraplift by Marilyn Rivera.........

Here is the awesome ZVA Creative goodies I used........

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Happy Mail From Birds of a Feather Kit Company

got some happy mail today from Birds of a Feather Kit Company.  This is what the email said......

Hi Monique!
Thank you for your application. I would love to extend a Guest Designer position to you for the month of December, 2012! You will receive your kit by mid-November and at that time you will also have the opportunity to purchase kit-extras at a 20% discount.
If for some reason December is NOT a good month for you, please let me know asap! Otherwise I will go ahead and announce you as a December Guest Designer.
Historically I have had a very hard time selling December kits, (I am assuming because it's the holidays, etc.), so in order to get the extra exposure I feel it will need, two guest designers were chosen for that month. I hope you don't mind sharing :)
If you have any questions at all, just ask! And so excited to have you on board!
am so excited about this news.  They have already announced the Guest Designers today on Facebook.!/pages/Birds-of-a-Feather-Kit-Co/129975560387827
Thanks Birds of a Feather for selecting me!

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Thanks Creative Scrappers for selecting my layout as a September Favorite. That was a nice surprise on this Tuesday morning.

Check out my layout that was a favorite. Check out the rest of the favorites.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Good News!! Read All About It!!

I used to be a Designer at Practical Scrappers.  From time to time, I send them layouts based on their calls on their sidebar.  Well this week I am 1 of  6 Designers featured on Wed. 10-3-2012.  Stop by and see my layout and what the other 5 Designers created.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Are you'll ready to go NUTS about a sketch?

Are you'll ready to go NUTS about a sketch?  Compose yourself.  Here it is:

Come and play along with us at Nuts About Sketches:

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Aloft Hotel Crop 9-29-2012

I went to a crop this past Saturday at Aloft Hotel hosted by Chela Pinder.  It was nice.  I enjoyed myself.  I got alot done.  1 layout for Nuts About Sketches (the DT that I am on), 3 Creative Scrappers sketches and 1 that I made up with no help from a sketch.  So far I have only scanned 2 layouts I did using Creative Scrappers sketches.  Here they are:

Monday, September 24, 2012

Nuts About Sketches, Sketch # 232

1. MAMBI giggle title # SE-118
2. Jolee's Boutique "Two Cute" title # SPJT134
3. Prima Flowers - Raffia Col Battle Brush # 546533
4. MAMBI Girls Collection # SRK-69, 6331
5. blue cardstock
6. buttons
7. Recollections adhesive border # 175717, 77188-2010-10