Thursday, 17 September 2015

What's a Mama to do... :)

Our little girl started preschool this week 3 mornings a week and so I have decided that I will spend one of those mornings crafting :) Here is what I have had fun with so far...

Project number 1 was inspired by:

Atlantic Hearts - sketch

Hand Stamped Sentiments - colour combination

Kraftin' Kimmie - anything goes 

My Project:

Project number 2 was inspired by:

The Challenge - colour combination

Seize the Birthday - birthday theme

Just Us Girls - balloons

My Card:

Project number 3 was inspired by:

Merry Monday - a Christmas card with the sentiment being the focal point

One Layer Christmas Card - create a one layer Christmas card

My Card:

Take the time to let your creativity bloom!

Project #1 Recipe

Project created with Stampin' UP!s My Digital Studio software (retired)

Card Recipe #2

Card Stock: Rose Red, Whisper White, Cherry on Top DSP Stack, Silver Glimmer Paper & Rough & Tumble DSP Stack {Carta Bella} 
Inks: Tuxedo Black, Coastal Cabana Blendabilities (retired), Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities (retired), Melon Mambo Blendabilities (retired), Pink Pirouette Blendabilities (retired) & Skin Tone Blendabilities (retired)
Stamps: Ciao Bella (retired) & Tori the Dragon - UP by Connie Fong, Sweet Pea Stamps
Embellishments: Silver Cord
Tools: Petite Label Punch (retired) & Ovals Collection Framelits Dies

Card Recipe #3

Card Stock: Whisper White
Inks: Ink jet Yellow, Green & Brown. Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities (retired) & Daffodil Delight Blendabilities (retired)
Stamps: Jolly Bingo (MDS)
Embellishments: Basic Pearls
Tools: Stampin' UP!s My Digital Studio software (retired)


  1. Very cute card and sweet image. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls.

  2. Great interpretation of the sketch and perfectly adorable little girl! Thanks for playing at AHSC.

  3. Sweet projects...all three! You sure have a cutie on your hands and what fun it will be to look back on her pre-school memories some day! Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments, Hayley!

  4. You're little girl is so cute and you're project is is a great way to capture her first day of school. Thanks for playing Hand Stamped Sentiments!

  5. Love the Christmas tree made of the different sentiments and then decorated with the pearls. Thanks for joining us at OLCCC.

  6. All fabulous cards! Your sentiment Christmas tree is delightful! Thanks for playing along with us over at OLCCC! :-)

  7. All fantastic projects! Thanks for playing along at Atlantic Hearts!

  8. Adorable and cheerful card! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge.

  9. Both cards are fabulous, Thanks for joining us for Tuesday Morning Sketches.

  10. What a cute Pre-School Page and a beautiful little girl!

  11. Your DD is a cutie!!
    These are all wonderful creations!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
    Debbie (TMS DT)
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

  12. Awww, such a sweet and adorable dragon card! Love the colors! Thanks for playing The Challenge! Join us again soon!

  13. So cute, I love it! What a great take on the first day of school signs! Thanks for playing along with AHSC!

    Brandi R.
    AHSC Design Team

  14. Super cute way to remember her first day of preschool! Thanks for playing along at HSS!

  15. Your little one is precious Hayley! Love that you allowed sometime for yourself to get crafty! Love your dragon card and that great color combo! Thanks for playing along with us over at Seize the Birthday, and hope to see you in the gallery again soon!

  16. Wow you took advantage of the free time. I love the scrapbook page you created for our challenge. great way to use our colors. Thanks for joining us at HSS.

  17. Smart mom to take time for you! Love the scrapbook page and the colors you used on it! Thanks for playing along with AHSC!

    Linda N
    AHSC Design Team