Thursday, August 21, 2014

Back To School Count Down (Pink Paislee)

Summer is winding down and school is around the corner.  We have been busy purchasing our new supplies and being sure we have everything we need for the 1st day of school!  My son is excited to go back and ready to start his first year of middle school but we still have some summer fun happening so to help us all keep track of how many days we have until school starts I made this cute count down display!

PP Around The House_FINISHED

I picked this little easel up at craft store a while back and it was perfect for this project. I went strait for the Switchboard Collection from Pink Paislee for this project and I just loved how the chipboard poloroid frame worked out!  I put that on with pop dots on the side an the bottom, leaving the top open.  This would allow me to add a photo to this later on - maybe the first day of school photo!

SchoolCountDown@SaraZenger@PinkPailsee, #pinkpaislee, #Scrapbooking, #DYI, #switchboard

Friday, August 15, 2014

Love This Sketch! (Scrapbook Circle)

Need a starting point for you next layout!  Come on over to Scrapbook Circle and join us for this months sketch challenge!

I am playing along with the sketch challenge using the August kit from Scrapbook Circle but to be eligible for our prize you can use any products!

Here is this months sketch and my take on it.




This months kit has such a unique feel to it - bright, blog and alive!   It was perfect for this photo myself and my running partner after our 2.5 mile run! 


Hope you will stop by and join us for this months Sketch challenge!  

Monday, August 11, 2014

Multi Photos > Summertime School (Pink Paislee)

I tend to be  1 or 2 photo per layout scrapbooker but there are times I want to include more and today I am going to share a unique way to do this!  Take a look at this layout I made with the Hello Sunshine Collection from Pink Paislee!

Summer School@SaraZenger@PinkPaislee, #pinkpaislee, #Scrapbooking, #DYI, #hellosummer

I know, it looks like only one photo but wait!  I used little transparency pockets for each photo and then stacked them so they would flip open like a book!

PP Summer School 2_FINISHED

Each of these photos are from one of our many summer activities - no need to let their brains turn to mush while school is out!

PP Sumer School 3_FINISHED

PP Sumer School 4_FINISHED

PP Summr School 5_FINISHED




I love being able to get a one photo look on my layout but really having multiple photos!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Lovely Cards! (Scrapbook Circle)

WOW!  That is the word that sums up the newest Island Paradise Kit from Scrapbook Circle!   This kit is bursting with bold and vibrant colors and such a unique mix of papers and embellishments!  Today I have combined the Island Paradise kit and the Bungalow Add-on to make a few cards!

SC Card 1

This first card showcases how a little can go a long way!  Because the colors and patterns of the paper are bold they work wonderfully in small doses.  Here I cut out a few pennants and sewed them on to the card and added one of the cork sentiments!  I love using my sewing machine on my cards!

SC Card 2

This second card is a little stronger with a mix of patterns colors and shapes!  I am excited to brighten someones day with these cards!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Scrapbook Circle Blog Hop

 Welcome to our Scrapbook Circle Blog Hop! Scrapbook Circle has a new creative team, as well as a fabulous August kit, and we'd like to introduce you to both. You could win one of five August kits by commenting as you hop from blog to blog, meeting faces new and old to Scrapbook Circle.

 If you just left the lovely Audrey's blog, you are in the right place. If not, I hope you'll join us for the entire hop by starting at the Scrapbook Circle blog, here!

I am very excited to be a returning Scrapbook Circle Creative Team Member and I am head over heals crazy about our August kit!   Here is a layout I made with our August Kit and a NEW 8 1/2 x 11 sketch from PageMaps!

This was a really fun layout to create!  I love working the 8 1/2 x 11 size and I had this great pic of fellow Creative Team Member and myself during one of our many 'scrap and Skype' nights!






Be sure to leave a comment on this blog post to be eligible to win an August Kit (Photoed Below). Hop ends Monday, August 4th at 9:00 p.m. Pacific.



Now its time to keep hoping along to your next stop, Jennifer!


Thursday, July 31, 2014

Hello Summer (Pink Paislee)

I am head over heals into the new Solstice Collection from Pink Paislee this month and I just can't put it down!  I am using this new collection to document one of my families favorite things to do in the summer - read in the hammock!  I just love the feeling of swinging back an forth on a warm summer day while taking in a good book or magazine!

HelloSummer@SaraZenger@PinkPaislee, #pinkpaislee, #diy, #Scrapbook, #solsitce

I wanted a simple style to this layout so that the focus was drawn into the black and white photo.  I just love the colors in the collection, they are soft but then when you and the pop of gold accents they really stand out!

HelloSummer@SaraZenger@PinkPaislee, #pinkpaislee, #diy, #Scrapbook, #solsitce

HelloSummer@SaraZenger@PinkPaislee, #pinkpaislee, #diy, #Scrapbook, #solsitce

I just can't get enough Solstice, especially those little little gold foam shapes!

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