Sunday, January 20, 2013

Buzz & Bumble Mini-album with tags (video tutorial)

When I first got my box of new product from the Spring/Summer Close To My Heart idea book 2013 and poured over it, my first thought was to make this mini album using the Buzz and Bumble paperpack which I loosely based on paperbag albums that I have seen.

Product used:

Level II Buzz and bumble paperpack (x7164b)
Buzz and bumble stickease (x7164c)
Buzz and bumble assortment (Z1831)
Wooden garden shapes (Z1718)
burlap ribbon (Z1760)
brown and tan sparkles (Z1753)
Posh journalling spots (Z1755)
Kraft Cardstock (Z1375)
Dragonfly stamp set (A1134)
bumblebee stamp set (A1135)
Frame flair stamp set (D1546)
Art Philosophy cricut cartridge (Z1686)

You can shop online here for these products as well as man others on my website or click on the shopping cart along the right column of this blog.

I hope you enjoy my tutorial and make one of these mini-albums using you favorite paperpack and coordinating product.

Thanks for watching!

Here are pictures of each page and the can click on the picture to make them larger...

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Consultants choice: Lucy Bracket Frame

Welcome to the first Blog Hop of 2013. 

Our January Hop is featuring a “Consultants Choice”, so each consultant has a unique project to share with you. I hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we love to get feedback from our viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop! 

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, but if you want to follow us across Canada then please start at the beginning and join Michelle at

If you came from Janet then you are in the right place! 

I decided to show a bracket frame that I made for my friend who had her first daughter. I used the Lucy paperpack which i think is perfect for little girls. The roses are cut with the Close To My Heart Art Philosophy cricut cartridge.

Enjoy and thanks for looking!

You can watch my youtube video tutorial on how to make your own here:

Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Famida.

 If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle S Blog,, as she has the complete blog list.

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to create your own projects using some of the designs and paper seen along the way. Join us again in February when we will be featuring a 2 page layout.