Sunday, April 28, 2013

Kiwi Lane DT Doodles Catch up & a Giveaway!

I can't believe that the last time I posted my Kiwi Lane DT Doodles was week 2. I mean I do them every week, I just forget to post them. If you haven't done the DT Doodles, check them out. They are always a lot of fun and are such fabulous sketches.

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Week 14

I am really loving all the Kiwi Lane DT Doodles. If you haven't done them yet, head over and check them out. Not only are they great, but do them and post them on their facebook page and you could win a $25 dollar gift code to buy some more templates! Wahoo!


And because I love these templates so much, I am giving away the  Playtime Accessory to one lucky follower. 

Make sure you are following my blog via Google Friend Connect and Just leave a comment with what your favorite template set is. This giveaway will close in 1 week- Sunday, May 5 at 12 p.m. MST. Amazing Amber Series

Another series has ended over at and I am happy to have 10 more layouts done to add to my albums.  All the sketches can be found here.

Amber 1

Amber 2

Amber 3 


Amber 5

Amber 6

Amber 7

Amber 8

Amber 9

Amber 10

Friday, April 12, 2013

Weekend Whimsy at Kiwi Lane

I am over at Kiwi Lane today sharing a really fun Weekend Whimsy Project that is perfect to keep any mom's sanity this summer. Head over and check it out.

Any winners out there?

Who knew giving away stuff would be so hard?!  Maybe third times a charm.

50 states wood veneer from the SS Blog Hop: #15 Giddy Michelle

Tiny Shapes from the Kiwi Lane Blog Hop: #31 Scrappin' Diva
Ladies if you could email me your address by 12 noon MST on Saturday, April 13, I will get those out to you this weekend.

If I still don't hear back, we will just try this again. Have a great day!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

New Winners

I never heard from either winner of the blog hops, so it's 2 ladies lucky day:

50 states wood veneer from the SS Blog Hop: #13 Miriam Pranter

Tiny Shapes from the Kiwi Lane Blog Hop: #30 Jenny H.

Ladies if you could email me your address by 12 noon ST on Friday, April 12, I will get those out to you this weekend.

If I still don't hear back, we will just try this again. Have a great day!

Monday, April 8, 2013


I just want to say a big Thank You to all those who visited, left comments, and became followers this weekend. It was great to read all of those wonderful comments and kind words. I really appreciate it.

Now for the winners:

50 states wood veneer from the SS Blog Hop: #18 Mer

Tiny Shapes from the Kiwi Lane Blog Hop: #6 Simply Crafted

Now, if you noticed right over there in the right column, I hit 50 Followers! I actually surpassed that number and i am so appreciative of you guys!

Now I am sure you are all waiting on the edge of your seats to see who the winner of the big 50 Blog Followers contest is. I decided to let my little boy help with this one.

Congrats Heather & Steve Gray!!!

Congrats ladies! You have until Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12 noon MST to email me to claim your prize. Email your address to staci.jones at and I mail your prize out this week. (If the prizes aren't claimed, I will redraw a new winner.)

Didn't win this time? Be sure to hang around because I had so much fun with the giveaways, I'll be doing one each month. Also, as soon as I reach 100 followers, I'll be doing another big giveaway!

Friday, April 5, 2013 April Blog Hop

Click Here for the Kiwi Lane Blog Hop

Welcome! I am so happy to have you here today for the Blog Hop! I was so excited when I found out I would be working with the Studio Calico Wood Veneers. They are one of my favorite scrapbooking embellishments and they come in so many different designs.  One of my favorite things about them is that the possibilities are endless. I was sent the Scalloped Circles and I couldn't have been happier.

For the blog hop, I decided to use Stickles to create some fun Spring decor. 

I grabbed some paper, chipboard letters, wire, Stickles, wood block, and my wood veneers and got to work. My hubby was sweet enough to drill 5 holes in the block for me and it was pretty easy assembly after that. 

Before I covered the veneers is Stickles, I laid them out and attached wire to the back using E600. After the glue was dry, I applied the Stickles and let dry overnight. While those are drying, I cut my paper to size, applied it with some spray adhesive and let dry. After a few minutes, I sanded down the paper edges and inked them.  After applied the letters, I let it sit overnight. The next day i just found the holes, stuck some E600 in along with the flowers and let dry. (Just to be on the safe side, I put more glue in the holes as the other glue slid into the hole. Those flowers aren't going anywhere!)

Besides home decor projects, these veneers were so fun to use on cards and layouts.

 If you haven't tried the wood veneers yet, you are missing out. Head on over and steal some and then keep hopping! These ladies have some wonderful projects if you are still on the fence about them. You won't be sorry!
1. Scrapbook Steals -
2. Scrapbooking Is Cheaper Than Therapy - Staci Jones (http:// (You are here)
3. Michelle - Michelle Philippi ( (Go here next!)
4. Spacey Stacey's Scrappy Goodness - Stacey Mentor (
5. Paper Memories by Brenshevia - Brenshevia Baker (
6. Scrappin' Mama! - Stacia Brandt (
7. So Many Scraps - Sue Kithcart (
8. Stamping Starlette - Erica Bass (
 Make sure you leave a comment on each blog by Sunday night. A winner will be drawn from one commenter for a $20 gift code to

On Monday, I will draw one lucky commentator's name from this blog post to win these fabulous wood veneers so make sure you leave a comment!

If you are new to my blog, be sure to follow on the right hand side via Google Friend connect.  I am giving away a fabulous prize package when I reach 50 followers. You don't want to miss out!