Monday, December 21, 2015

Sketches In Thyme~Sketch Challenge~Cute!

Welcome to the First Day Of Winter!
Hi there blog friends!
Rachelle here and I am up on the Sketches In Thyme blog today.
So I am happy to share my layout design with you.

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Here is the awesome sketch #177 by Rochelle Spears.

Here is my sketch take:


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I used these papers:
Prima Stationer's Desk Collection, MME Market Street, Recollection Gold.
Next, I added white and gold spray mist.

Some of the embellishments I used were:
chipboard piece ,enamal dots, sequins, diecuts, tags, and florals.
Layer and layers in which I placed behind the pictures.

Finally, I had fun creating the gold bow using a simple template. 
Then adding the title and journal lines to finish.
That's it!

I hope you have been inspired today to create your layout 
and join this fun challenge at Sketches in Thyme! When you stop by the blog
you will see more inspiration from team mavens.
Thanks for stopping by my blog today. Remember to...
enjoy this first day of winter which is probably warm in your area.


Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Tuesday Throwdown Christmas Anything Goes Challenge

Hi there crafty friends!
Rachelle here today sharing my DT card designs for 

This is our last challenge for 2015 and it is such a goodie!
This challenge will
 continue until Jan.4, 2016.
Since the holidays are upon us this is the best theme to have
Christmas~Anything Goes!

Thanks for viewing!

"Season's Greetings"
Christmas Cookie

Close View:

I love snow so I had fun creating the snowman cookie. I love untraditional holiday colors so
using my spectrum noir markers is used pink, lime green, and black.
I felt festive and did a 
Second Design:

"Merry Christmas"
Christmas Cookie

I really had fun with this design. I love the colors used and added embellishments of the
chipboard tree and bell.

Close View:

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Well that's it for this post friends!
I hope you have been inspired to create your card and join the
TT 225 Anything Goes challenge.
This challenge will continue until
Jan. 4, 2016
Thanks for stopping by and remember...

Love & Huggies! See Ya Soon!

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Scrap Our Stash December Challenge Time!

Hi there scrappers!
Rachelle here and I am featured on the 
Scrap Our Stash Blog today and I want to share it with you.

This will be the only challenge for Decemeber
due to the holidays.
Here we go!!!!!
December Stash Challenge

Stash Used:

D- Distressing
I- Ink
E- Enamel Dots
C- Chipboard
U-Unibal Pen
T- Tag
S- stencil

For this design I went with a winter them look.

"Let It Snow!"

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Layers and more layers is what I enjoy working with. I used 3 layers
for the background and 3 for the center.
I applied gesso to the chipboard pieces followed by glitter.
Next, I applied some texture paste and ink to the background.

 I so love this cute snowman sticker and diecut snowflakes and flourish.
I used the Echo Park Let it Snow Collection.

I used texture paste on top of one of my fave crafter's workshop stencil
to add snowy dimension on the background.

Here is the journaling and uniball pen use.
Justin loves snow like I do. So he is having fun catching snowflakes. 

All complete!
Well that's it for this post!
I hope you have been inspired to create your layout and enter
the Stash Challenge at
Thanks for stopping by my blog and remember to...

Love & Huggies! See Ya Soon!

Friday, November 20, 2015

Scrap Our Stash November Sketch Challenge!

Hi there scrappers!
Rachelle here so happy to share my featured DT inspiration on

It's time for this month's
Sketch Challenge with a Bingo Twist.

Here is my sketch take:


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Here I used some on favorite techniques; distressing and inking.

Here I applied the journal card in a pocket, chipboard, and stamps.

I loved placing pearls, cursive script title and floral cluster on this design.
 I selected this bingo row:
*Journal Card

I so love Kyra's vintage style photo. It is perfect for this layout.

FYI...There is a Design Team Call going on now on SOS!
It is a fantastic team. Interested stop by the blog for more info.

Well that's all for this post.
I hope you have been inspired to create your layout project
and enter this SOS challenge.
Thanks so much for stopping by for viewing and remember to...

See Ya Soon & Huggies!!!

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Sketches In Thyme~Sketch Challenge

Hi there scrappers!
Rachelle here with excitment to share my first featured DT layout for

I am on Team 3 and each designer is referred to as
"Mavens" which is so creative and awesome.

Here is the fantastic sketch #173 created by Maven Bev Code.
November 15-21 Sketch#173

Here is what I created:

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Here is the journal view:
"Olivia loves playing in the fall leaves."
I used the beautiful paper and embellishments that were sent.
I so loved the awesome fall colors.

Here you can see the layers, bling and gold elements added 
which makes the design pop. Next I added a floral cluster using
the resin element that were apart of the kit.

Here I applied the script title which is a trendy and hot title element.

Well that's it for this post.
I hope you have been inspired to get your scrapping project going
then join the 

Thanks so much for stopping by today and remember to...