October 21, 2016


Hi all. Today, we are featuring Pretty Little Studio's Number Tags on the blog. I have had these number tags in my stash for some time and have yet to use them. Initially, I thought they would be great to use for a list on my layout or action photos, but never took the time to use them. So instead, I decided to use a row of numbers at the bottom of the layout to represent Edward's age right now. I LOVE the adorable photos I took at the pool this summer. That smile gets me EVERY time. :)

For this layout, I decided to use the fun Scribble Circle Background cut file from Just Nick Studio's shop. This digital cut file cut so nicely. And I am so pleased with it. Doesn't it look great in the background. Perfect for this summer layout.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Products: Pretty Little Studio Let's Go Travel Journaling Cards/ Pittsburgh 3x4, Panama 3x4, Bingo Cards/Bahamas, Number Tags, Stickers/Traveler Words, Merry  And Bright Journaling Cards/Clear/Countdown
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October 17, 2016

November Clique Kits Mood Board

Happy Monday everyone. Today, I just wanted to take a moment to share this inspiring Mood Board from Clique Kits for November. Isn't it lovely? Be sure to follow us on Instagram because this week, we will be sharing several sneaks of the Swan Lake kit.

And before I go, here is a sneak of something I have in the works for the CK blog!

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October 16, 2016

Light the Night 2016

Yesterday was my 7th year participating in the Light the Night walk. We are getting so close to beating cancer for good people!! It makes me feel good every year when I walk to help cure cancer, remember those who I've lost from this terrible disease and to let other people know that I CARE.

I was so happy that Edward agreed to come with me again this year. This was his second year coming and it makes my heart happy that he is willing to share this special night with me and thousands of others in Washington D.C. The walk was long, but he did it without complaining!

Edward was waiting patiently for Parker.
He wanted the lady to make him a mask out of balloons... he is never easy. LOL. However, he settled for a sword instead.

NASA Federal Credit Union's team raised over $25,000.00! Our goal is $30-35k by the end of October. I think we can do it! We had our own tent real close to the band. So cool.

Whenever I see kid drawings like this, they tug at my heartstrings just a little...

Me and Kelly! We have been doing this thing together for 7 years!

Seriously, he just cannot be normal for a picture... I'll take it though.

Playing around to kill time before the walk. They were actually OK this year...

I totally want to visit this Newseum someday!


Before we finished, Edward saw this water fountain and said he wanted to go over... I wanted to get to the bus so we can go home. It was a long day for me. I worked, then went to the walk. It was already 9:00pm. When he said, "because I want to make a wish." I couldn't say no. So I found a quarter and we walked over to the fountain.

After he made a wish, he said he hopes it comes true and that he couldn't tell me what he wished for because it wouldn't come true. But, if it comes true, he will tell me what he wished for! I LOVE this kid. I am not sure how I got so lucky, but I am not taking him for granted!
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October 10, 2016

Believe in Magic

Hello everyone. This week, we are teaming up with Just Nick Studio to bring you lots of inspiration using Pretty Little Studio products and Just Nick Studio's cut files. A brilliant collaboration, if you asked me.
Lately, I've been creating layouts with my sketch pens. LOVE THEM. I love Nic's henna cut files and the sketch pens are perfect for these cut files.

Pretty Little Studio Here Comes the Sun Vellum/ Diagonal-Blue 8x8, Paper/Sunset, Journaling Cards/High Five, Shine 4x6, Here Comes the Sun Die cuts, Thick Positive Sticker words, Digital Cut files: Just Nick Studio, Believe in Magic stamp: Pinkfresh Studio.
A few details up close:

Initially, I was going to use my Silhouette Portrait to cut out a die cut for my title, but then I decided on using the new stamp set by Pinkfresh Studio. LOVE the "Believe in Magic" stamp. What do you think?

I love the speech bubble with the little word phrases. It really helped pulled this layout together!

Thanks for visiting today!
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October 9, 2016

November Plans

Hi all. Nicole here with a fun planner spread. I've been working on Clique Kits stuff and started planning for November already. I like to plan a month in advance. I am not one to wait until the last minute to get stuff done. It makes me crazy... Have you checked out our Planner section in the shop? There are lots of fun things in the shop to get your planners started! I used bits and pieces of the October Sapphire kit and add-ons to decorate my planner pages for November. I love Pinkfresh Studio's fun stickers specifically meant for planners.
Here is a glimpse of what November looks like for me on the Clique Kits side of things. I am a busy girl and this does not include my personal schedule. But, I love it and wouldn't have it any other way.
I used all kinds of embellishments on this planner page. I love the die cuts, stickers and stamps from this month's kit and add-ons. They are beautiful, aren't they?
Here are some closer photos:

Thanks for stopping by today~

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October 8, 2016


Hi all. I am so excited to finally share this layout I made using the October Clique Kit, Sapphire. It's a beauty. What do you think? This is only a little snapshot of the kit. We only have a few of these left so if you want it, get it right away. We have some fabulous exclusives in this month's kit. I LOVE the cards. They are so pretty and they really compliment the kit nicely.

I decided to scrap a manly page for a change. I know, it doesn't look very manly, but I wanted to scrap this photo. I can't believe I was able to get a great shot of these two. It's so hard getting a good picture of these two because every time I try to take a photo of these two, one will do something and ruin the photo, thinking he is funny.

Products: Patterned Paper: Die-cuts: Stickers: Pinkfresh Studio, Journaling cards: Clique Kits.
A few close-ups:

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