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What Little Boys are Made Of

Hi Friends,   Sandy here with my   Scrapbook Stamp Society DT  creation for you!  The card I created features a My Bestie Digi Stamp that is a boy.  This little guy is my first one and he is just the cutest!    I used my Prismacolor pencils and gamsol to color. The pattern paper is one that I have had for years and finally got to use the last of it! Sentiment stamp is from Marks Finest Paper and Stamps Here is a close up of this wonderful image. You can find this digital stamp and many, many more at the   Scrapbook Stamp Society  or  ETSY  stores. This is my DT card for SSS Challenge Blog. The current challenge is Anything Goes  (optional: use sentiments). If you would like to play along, you can click  HERE If you would like to purchase this digital stamp to color along, just click on him below Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed day! ♥ Scrapbook Blessings Club DT ♥ ♥ A Working Mom's Joy ♥

Post-It Note holder teacher gifts

Hey kids!  Cindy back on the SBC blog today.  I've got some Post-It note holders to share with you.  Since the school year is rapidly coming to an end I thought these would make great teacher gifts.  A shout out to Connie Jones who shared one on our FB group :-)  Thank you, Connie!! TiP:  Keep your design simple when making quite a few of something.  I've used some cute Bugaboo Digi images.  They are sponsoring our current challenge and the winner will receive 7 images from their online store :-)  Recipe: Bugaboo digis :  Bugaboo Brat Sean Slingshot                             Bugaboo Brat Sean Dog                              Bugaboo Brats Isabella beach                             BBrats Girl Flower Sitter   The Paper Studio - Daydream Doodle stack - blue polka dot The Paper Studio - Uptown Flair stack - dash  paper Terrifically tacky tape - 1/4" Glossy Accents - to make dog's eye shiny Mini gel pens - from Staples Post -it notes watercolor p

Creating a Card Stash!

Well, Happy Tuesday fellow crafters! We are one day closer to the weekend right? So glad you could join us here today. I am going to share with you a really quick and easy way to create a card stash...now I only have 3 cards to show you but it is just so you can get the idea on how/what to do to go about creating a quick and easy card stash! Tip: Keep your layouts simple! There is a little step by step process here to do this: First, take some time on a rainy afternoon to create a stockpile of various diecuts using either your Cricut or Silhouette machine. It makes quick and easy cardmaking even quicker. Second, choose only 1 or 2 Sentiment stamp sets to use. I used these cool and fabulous new sets from Crafting Desert Divas ...check them out...I think you will love them! Third, choose 2 main colors of cardstock (I chose blue and yellow) and choose 1 6x6 pad to use as your patterned paper. {Take one that has been forgotten and unloved and put it to use.} Lastly, choose you

Office Wall Decor

Hello, Friends!  Marilyn here.  Earlier this month I started a new job.  It's a hard and exciting adventure.  I had been with my previous employer since 1999.  Yikes!  Anyway, my new office came equipped with the usual desk, PC, bookcase and white board.  The walls are blank and need something. I found a couple of cartoon images via the Internet and traced them using my Silhouette software.  The images are all printed on Square1 Printable.  Makes it so easy to peel from backing and apply right to the office wall and white board.  And when using Square1, they can be re-positioned whenever I'm ready to move them.   Tip:  Use Square1 Printable to easily decorate blank walls. Roadrunner is on a corner of the white board Snoopy is dancing over my name plate outside the door   Roadrunner and Snoopy were both located via an Internet search.  They are not layered, but are all one single colored layer.   Images are printed and cut using Square1 Printable and can be easily moved

Scuba bear

Hey kids!  Cindy back on the SBC blog today!  So, who is ready for summer?  I am :-)  I've got a cute summer home d├ęcor project to share with you. TiP:  Use things in nature to enhance your projects if possible. I recently found some cute little frames in the $3 dollar bins at Michaels.  I had a teal one and wanted to use it but the color was a bit bright.  So, I painted the frame with white Acrylic paint and then wiped some of it off before it dried for a more distressed look.  Isn't that sweet Scuba Bear the cutest?  He comes from Meljen Designs who is one of our fabulous sponsors!  Recipe: Frame approx. 4" x 5" DecoArt white acrylic paint Core'dinations paper- teal color Meljen's Designs - Scuba bear watercolor pencils Glossy Accents (used to make bubbles and to make his mask shiny) Tim Holtz sanding tool Cuttlebug embossing folder - musical flourish Life is a Beach Cricut cart - seaweed @ 1", 1 1/4" Sand and seashell from our 

Friday Layout

Hello everyone. Happy Friday! Friday is LO day here at Scrapbook Blessings Club. My name is Barbara and I am going to show you how to do a fast and easy LO using a grid design. My Tip for today:   You can use a grid design many times and come out with very different Layouts each time. It is a good "go-to" design. Here is my Layout for you today Recipe Bo bunny Zip a de do dah collection Bo Bunny kraft wood glasses October Afternoon Daily Flash Chipboard Jenni bowlin Chevron stamp Ctmh Lagoon ink Maya Road Camera Stamp black ink CTMH picture perfect stamp set blue mist brown mist green mist First I cut all my photos to 3x3.  Then cut enough mini canvas pieces to make nine total counting your photos also to 3x3 The background paper I used was black and white and I wanted some color so I misted it with three mists. While that is drying, I embellished each of my mini canvas peices. some with stamps, some with premade embellis

Oldies But Goodies Blog Hop! Day 3 (candy holder)

Welcome to our Oldies But Goodies Blog Hop! We'll be featuring many of our older but still fabulous stamp sets during the hop! Each day we will have a tutorial and samples for your inspiration. Follow along from April 22-24 for your chance to win the Oldie But Good  Stamp set of YOUR CHOICE. One winner will be chosen. Just leave a comment. Each day you can leave a comment on each blog to increase your chance of winning! April 22- Flowers With Watercolors April 23-Stand By Your Man Explosion Card April 24-Holidays Candy Holder Today's Tutorial was made by Vickie. You can see it here. Sample by Vickie Here is my project for Day 3 This bag was made from scratch, starting with a piece of 8.5x11 copier paper. You can find the tutorial HERE. The stamps sets I used for today... Big Cupcake Mini Set and Celebrate Mini Set  This has been such a fun hop! Here are all three of my projects... Please hop to these designer's blogs: Sue Jane Vickie Sandy                            Janine

Tim Holtz Distress Embossing Powder

Hey kids!  Cindy back on the SBC blog today with a product review of Tim Holtz Distress Embossing powder .  TiP:  Use a chunky or solid image stamp when using Distress Embossing powder.  Okay, I'm using: Tim Holtz Distress Embossing pwd in Vintage Photo Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Vintage Photo Versamark stamp pad Ranger heat tool Stampers Anonymous - Playful Journey stamp set  Stamp your image with VersaMark stamp pad.  Shake your Distress embossing pwd well.  Cover your image with pwd.  Tap off the excess and return it to the jar.  Heat with your heating tool.  Wait a little bit for it to cool.  Then gently rub your fingers over the image to release any of the distress particles of pwd that didn't heat up and stick.  This causes a distressed look.  It's hard to see it in the photo but it's really cool in person.  Makes this old jalopy look very real :-)   And here is the card I created with this distress embossed image! Recipe: 5" square c

Oldies But Goodies Blog Hop- Day 2 (Explosion Card)

Welcome to our Oldies But Goodies Blog Hop! We'll be featuring many of our older but still fabulous stamp sets during the hop! Each day we will have a tutorial and samples for your inspiration. Follow along from April 22-24 for your chance to win the Oldie But Good  Stamp set of YOUR CHOICE. One winner will be chosen. Just leave a comment. Each day you can leave a comment on each blog to increase your chance of winning! April 22- Flowers With Watercolors April 23-Stand By Your Man Explosion Card April 24-Holidays Candy Holder Today's Tutorial is by Sue. You can find it here. You can find the square Explosion Card Tutorial here. I made this card for my parents, so it is a mix of masculine with a touch of whimsy  inside. The best part is the inside card fold... Here are the stamps that I used for this card, I'd Pick You Mini set Garden Wishes Mini set Please hop to these designer's blogs: Sue Toni Jane Emily Vickie Sandy

Under The Sea - Glass Block

Hello, Friends.  Today I went to Michaels and picked up a glass block at 50% off.   Tip:  I'm convinced now is the time to purchase items at bargain prices - don't wait until Christmas season when you'll gladly pay full price if you can locate a glass block in the store. I searched the internet and found some fun under water images to use on my glass block.  These images were traced and cut using my Silhouette.  Other images found on the glass block were purchased. The background colors were all created using Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks.  Images were all printed and cut using Square1 Printable.  Love Square1 - no layering.  And I can take images off, move them around, whatever. I could add lights to this glass block, but I think I'll use it to keep loose change. Thank for visiting today! Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by, ~ Marilyn  

Challenge #17-Anything Goes/Flowers and TOP 3 Second Chance Winner

Hi SBC friends! Its time for to see who our winner for the challenge is and the design teams top picks!!!   The prize for this challenge comes from:   Scrapping for Less They are giving away this cute flower pack    to the winner of this new challenge     .....Good Luck! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ We had awesome entries for this challenge, linked up to the blog and from the SBC Facebook Group, and  our Random Winner is KIM please email Sandy- Cleosan52 at yahoo dot com Top 3 DT Picks SUSAN STEPHANIE ALICIA  Congrats Ladies! Don't forget to get your badges. The 3 Top Picks will be eligible for the second chance prize at the end of the quarter (June) Also, we have our top 3 second chance winner. This includes entries from Jan to March.  Our random winner is.... MIRANDA please email Sandy- Cleosan52 at yahoo dot com     Hope you have a bless