January 28, 2013

January Zva Creative DT Blog Hop!

Happy New Year to you! ZvaCreative and our talented Design Team welcome you to our January blog hop. We are very excited about this month's blog hop and are excited to share our new work with you!

Today's Blog Hop begins at Zva Creative's blog! Be sure head on over to check it out! You will also find a complete list of all the participating blogs there (in case there is a glitch along the way).

If you would like to play along with our design team, just follow along the blog path. I am linking to one of the Zva designers and that designer is linking to the next and so on. Be prepared to be inspired along the way! The Blog Hop starts today, January 28th and runs through midnight US Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, January 29th.

As you know, Zva offers many beautiful color groupings of pearls, flowers and crystals. If you like what you see along the hop you can find a list of stores and online retailers that sell Zva HERE.

Supplies: Cardstock: Creative Memories, Patterned paper: American Crafts,
Epoxy sticker: Glitz Design, Jewels: Zva Creative, Die cut: American Crafts,
Star punch: Creative Memories, Sentiment stamp: American Crafts, Mistable border sticker: Pink Paislee, Mini Stapler: Tim Holtz, Marker: American Crafts, Baker’s Twine: May Arts (green),
Glue: Helmar USA.

Hidden on FIVE of the designer's blogs is a Zva Creative prize package! Winners will be randomly chosen after the hop is over. All you need to do is leave a comment on this Blog Hop post... you do not need to leave a comment on each and every designer's blog post to qualify. However, the more times you comment along the blog hop path, the more chances you will have to win.

The 5 winners will be announced on Wednesday, January 30th on Zva Creative's blog. We will do our best to notify each winner,but it's best if you can pop in to Zva's blog on Wednesday to see if you are a winner!

We also thought it would be more fun to add even more chances to win our blog hop prize! To increase your chances of winning:
* Comment to let us know that you posted on your Facebook page about our hop (link to any of the blog hop posts)
* Comment to let us know that you "tweeted"about our hop (link to any of the blog hop posts)
* Comment to let us know that you asked your local store to carry Zva creative products. If they already do, that's fantastic, maybe you can suggest other products that they don't carry.
*Hop over to Zva's facebook page and "like" our page or leave a comment there to tell us that you already do!

The blog hop begins here at Zva Creative's blog. Your next stop is the fabulous Windy Robinson. Enjoy!

Thank you for joining us!

P.S. Mark your calendar to join us again on February 25th for our next Zva design team blog hop!
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January 21, 2013

Just another lazy day

Hello everyone! Hope all is well. I'm not sure what you all did today, but I pretty muched snuggled up on the couch with my little man all afternoon... How could I not when he said, "mommy, I wanna snuggle!" I love that. I just want to share a quick layout that I created using the January Harmony kit by SFTIO. I love this layout and I am so tickled that it was featured on Webster's Pages Ning page. Very cool!

Hope you enjoy the rest of your day!

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January 16, 2013

Let's go to the beach

Hi scrappers! Nicole here with a few beach layouts! I just love the Unchanted Waters collection. My favorite part of this collection is the anchors and whales and the colors and patterns are just fabulous!

I can't believe how big my little man is getting... I went through my older beach photos and came across this photo of my husband and son. My son was 1 year and 4 months. I just love this shot. It melts my heart. Notice how I stamped my arrows on white cardstock and then I cut them out and adhered them to my layout. I didn't want to take a chance of smearing the ink on my almost completed layout :)

Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Patterned paper
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Decorative tape
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Whatnots
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Rhinestones
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Paper layers
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Title Stickers
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Cardstock Stickers
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Stamps
Creative Memories cardstock
Creative Memories Waves border punch
Creative Memories Adhesives
Helmar USA Glue
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists

Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Patterned paper
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Decorative tape
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Whatnots
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Rhinestones
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Paper layers
Glitz Design "Unchanted Waters" Teeny alphas

Creative Memories Waves border punch

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January 12, 2013

Thinking outside the box

Hello scrappers. Nicole here. Today I have a fun layout. I tried to step out of the box a little to do something fun and new... I must admit, this was a fun layout to make!

Notice how I used the heart transparency and a pen to trace my own journaling boxes. This is such a great way to stretch your supplies so you can use them again an again.

Also, I cut my Title Stickers to make them work for my layout and used the Teeny alphas to fill in the blanks.

And because I felt like my layout needed something else and another color, I decided to add some ribbon. I simply stapled the ribbon to the frame and then looped the ribbon through the stapled areas in the opposite direction. I think this looks so neat!

Glitz Design Yours Truly Peek-A-Boos
Glitz Design Yours Truly Glitzers
Glitz Design Yours Truly Whatnots
Glitz Design Cashmere Dame Title Stickers
Glitz Design Teeny Alphas in black

Corrugated alphas: American Crafts
Cardstock: Creative Memories, American Crafts
Ribbon: May Arts
Adhesives: Creative Memories
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January 9, 2013


Hi everyone! Not much going on here. Just having a lazy day with my little man. Every now and then, it's nice just to be able to lay around in your jammies all day and do nothing, but relax and play! Today I have a layout that I created using the January Harmony kit by Scrapbooking from the inside out. I love how this layout turned out. I think the black and white photos look really good against the colors/patterns here. What do you think?

Supplies: Cardstock: American Crafts, Patterned paper: American Crafts, Stickers: Webster's Pages, Chipboard: American Crafts, Tag: American Crafts, Twine: American Crafts, Jewels: Prima, Adhesives: Creative Memories.

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January 4, 2013

January Harmony Kit

Happy New Year!! Have you seen the new Harmony kit by Scrapbooking From the Inside Out? It includes lots of yummy goodies by Webster's Pages and American Crafts. Don't miss out on this beautiful kit! Click here to purchase yours today! I just love the colors and patterns in this kit.

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