Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Stamp of the Month: Typed Note

Do you love vintage items or maybe you are working on your family tree or just love heritage pages?  This month's Stamp of the Month might be just the thing to add those looks to your paper crafting projects!

This set features a manual typewriter, seventeen all-occasion sayings and a cute pointing finger to draw attention to your special message.  There are nineteen images in all and you can get it for only $5 with a qualifying order of $50. 

Remember,Stamp of the Month sets are ONLY available during the current month.  After April 30th this one will go away!  You can pair this with our great Deal of the Day and really get a terrific bargin!  Just add one item to your cart on my website www.kimwelch.ctmh.com and you will see what today's grab bag is!  The last I saw it was $50 until 3 pm today.  Hurry, go check it out NOW!

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Cricut Artfully Sent: Sleeve Function

Cricut® Artfully Sent: Sleeve Function

Adding depth to your artistic creations is simple when you use the Sleeve function of the new Cricut® Artfully Sent cartridge. Quickly create protective sleeves to hold photos or gift cards, or whip up outstanding overlay cards in no time at all. The possibilities for your paper creations just got bigger!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Filo Fax Craze?

Have you ever heard of the Filo Fax planner?  It is quite popular now to have this one or some other planner and embellish them with all kinds of fun things!  I was looking this up over the winter and was very intrigued how I could use much of my scrapbooking stash to embellish a planner I have had for years.

My planner is a red (not my favorite color, but the one I had)Franklin-Covey Day One.   I used it back about 2007.  I have been thinking about bringing it back to life recently when I ran across all these YouTube videos, Facebook posts and Pinterest pages about planners and specifically Filo Fax.  Filo Fax and alot of the others are pricey...so I am working little by little to revive mine.  But, if you are interested, some of the other brands are Kikki, Franklin-Covey, Daytimer, Mead, Kate Spade, and Malden, to name a few.  Of course they come in different sizes as well depending on what works best for you. And I won't go into the color assortment.

So, I think I will do some posts about how to use your scrapbooking and papercrafting supplies on these planners.  Everything from markers to washi tape is used in some way.  It just depends on how embellished you want to make it.  Meanwhile, here are a couple of pictures of dividers I made for mine using stash I had on hand.  Enjoy!  Let me know in the comments what you use for a planner and do you embellish it?

 This is my "title page" so to speak.  I enjoyed making it and it is not a divider.  Just the first page you see.
 This is the divider for my Bible study notes, prayer sheets and anything else I shove in there.  I tried to use things that are an encouragement to me or reminder of something I want to work on.
 This is the back of the previous page and I love it!  It looks better in person.  The embellishment came from a Ladies' Retreat that I attended years ago. The quote "God is good ALL the time" I first saw when my mom was diagnosed with colon cancer.  It has been a favorite ever since (almost 12 years ago) and even through her passing.  The word TRUST is a reminder to me to trust my God in all things.  I have needed that with our move last year.
 This is just another divider page.  I also use sticky notes on these as needed....I LOVE sticky notes!
 Another couple of dividers that are a bit different from each other.

This page is part of a page protector and I used Washi tape to reinforce the side where the holes are punched and it spruce's it up!  I like that it is clear and won't cover up what ever I put under it.  I use it for sticky notes as well.

I hope you enjoyed taking a peek at the beginnings of my planner.  Let me hear from you what you have done or might be interested in!

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Cricut Artfully Sent: Pocket Function

Cricut® Artfully Sent: Pocket Function

The pocket function of the Cricut® Artfully Sent cartridge is one of the most versatile on the entire cartridge! Use it to supplement not only your Picture My Life™ layouts, but dozens of other projects too. You will love the way these classy cards spice up your layouts, greeting cards, and albums in a variety of ways.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

A little peek....

Maybe you have heard about our new organization totes!  Here is a little video to give you an idea of what it is all about.  We now have a shoulder tote and the rolling tote.  Easy ways to organize all your papercrafting or other craft supplies for on the go fun! 

Here is a picture of the shoulder tote.  Isn't that a fun color?!  Remember, colors don't show up often on computer as true to form.  The rolling tote above is a bit more turquoise than it is shown in either picture.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Crush Book Pictures

I never got a chance to  post the pics from my daughter's senior year crush book, so I am finally getting to that today!  I hope it will inspire you to "CRUSH" a few memories.  Take notice that not every page has to be extremely embellished!  If that is your style and you have time....great!  If not, see how simple it is to keep your precious memories accessible to you.

 Our trip to Japan had sooo many pictures of food, especially dessert!  So Flip Flaps came in quite handy here.

It was a rather eventful school year and now she has many, many memories to visit anytime!

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Extend your Spine!

Spine Expanders for My Legacy™ Post-Bound Albums

My Legacy™ post-bound albums have great features, including a nice, finished look for your cherished memories. To top off that look, try using spine expanders between layouts. Curious as to how they work? Take a look at how to assemble your post-bound albums using this nifty product.