Monday, December 28, 2015

Cornelia Designs

One of my favorite things about being a Digital Scrapbooking Creative Team member for Gingerscraps is that I get the opportunity to work with all different kinds of Designers.  This month, I was able to check out Cornelia Designs.  One of my favorite older kits of hers is her Book-A-Holic .
I should say - "Of Course"!  I have used it for quiet a few book related layouts, but I also like to use the basics and alphas out of it for lots of non-book layouts.
For this layout, I used her Stormy Blues template and her Ice Cream Kit, but used the solids from Book-A-Holic.  I love how cute this turned out with all the splatters and bright colors.

For this next one, I used the same template set, but went with her Christmas kit called Home for the Holidays.  The pinks and yellows are so different and really make it stand out.

For Banned Books Week this year, I did a page dedicated to To Kill A Mockingbird and used her Book-A-Holic Bundle,

Go check out her shop.  I am sure you will find something you like.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Kellybell's End of Year Blog Train & New Wanna Trade kit

If you love Disney, then you probably are a collector of some kind of Disney memorabilia.  That might include trading pins, Vinylmations, mouse ears, t-shirts, ornaments, princess costumes or lots of other fun stuff to fill up your house!  Kelly's newest collection today is perfect for collectors.  It's a pocket collection filled with bright happy colors and lots of adorable trading tidbits.

These new releases can be found inside the  Kellybell Designs Store inside priced at 25% off this weekend only.  You can view all the CT layouts at  Kelly's Blog or Kelly's Facebook Page.
You can see mine here:

I am more a Pin Hoarder than a Pin Trader ;)  hehe

It's the end of the year and this is the final blog post for 2015 for Kellybell Designs.  I was excited to be asked to be part of the fun this year and create a freebie along with all of the other Kellybell Creative Team.   The theme is rope drop word art.  I know you're going to love it!
Here is your blog train path:

Kelly and Ana -

Linda and Lynnette -

Lisa -

Charlene -

Jenn -

Julie -

JessicaK -

Jennifer -

Amy -

JulieP -
LindaP -
Meagan -

Roxana -

Warmest holiday wishes to your and your family!  See you next year!

I used Mousetastic, the alpha from Temple of Doom and Mouse Memories Extras to create a word art for those days when the parks are "Very Crowded"!!  I hope you like it.  Click on the image or here to grab it.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015


What is #31DaysofJoy, you ask?  Why should I want to join in?

Back in March of 2014, I stumbled upon a inspirational idea - The 100 Happy Days.  I had already been thinking about ways to concentrate on the good things in life, and so when I read about the idea to take a picture each day of something that makes you happy, I was quick to join in.  Even though I did not take a picture every single one of the 100 days, I still feel like it was a HUGE success.  I found myself looking forward to finding something Happy.  I found it everywhere!

With the approach of the Holidays, I have been thinking about what a positive influence it had been on my life and have considered what else I could do to focus on the important part of this month.  Worry less about all that other stuff that gets in the way of enjoying the Christmas holidays.  The hustle, lines, illness, trying to fit everything in.  It is easy to loose track of the joy of this month.   That was when I put the two together and thought how great it would be to celebrate December with a joyful photo EACH day!  The #31DaysofJoy was born.

Please join along and find something that brings you Joy each day this month.  Take a photo of it and use the hashtag #31DaysofJoy and share them to bring Joy to others, too!   The photos can be anything that brings you Joy.  Simple things like an ornament that reminds you of something Joyful, driving to see Christmas lights, a smile on your child's face, a holiday gathering with family & friends, getting cozy in your blankets - whatever is Joyful to you!!  The photo does not need to be some perfect Photographers one, just that it is of something Joyful.  Let's spread as much Joy as we can.  I will be sharing mine on my Intagram and Facebook and then I will update here as well.

Here is my first picture.  I love waking up to my beautiful Christmas tree each morning.  It always reminds me of years of Christmas traditions and happy holidays gathered around the tree.

What makes you Joyful??