Sunday, March 30, 2014

Wild Wild West By Natalie's Place Designs

I just love western themed kits.  I love all the brown colors, the wood textures, the cowboy hats and the horses. Natalie's collection today is called Wild West West and it's just amazing.  Inside the kit you'll find 21 papers, 10 ribbons, 3 ricracs, 3 strings, 3 buttons, 8 flowers, 3 leaves, grass blades, 5 star elements, a badge, a cowboy hat, a cowboy boot, a split rail fence, a lasso, a train, a train on tracks, a wagon wheels, 2 stitch lines, a stitched circle, a staple, a horseshoe, 3 horse elements, 2 borders, a rope bracket frame, a tag, a barrel, a bead scatter, a cactus, a dirt splatter, a burlap scrap, a log building, a mountain, 3 frames, a wooden burst element and 3 alphas.  Isn't it gorgeous!!


Natalie made all kinds of matching premade paper stacks, page starters, word art and brushes for you.  They are just superb!  This new collection can be purchased HERE in Natalie's Blog Store.





This kit is perfect for scrapping the Frontierland characters like Frontier Donald and Woody from Toy Story.  The patterned papers inside this kit are to die for!!


My train layout uses one of the paper stacks and the banner cluster is one of the page starters.  See how quick and easy that was to create a page??!!


I haven't made a border cluster in a while, so I decided to create one for you with this western themed kit.  Hope you like it.  You can also find a freebie at Lisa's Blog and Natalie's Blog.  Hope this weekend was a good one!


Friday, March 28, 2014

That Covers It Volumes 3 & 4, Templates and Alphas

They say that variety is the spice of life.  Not sure what that really means .... other than it's always good to have lots of choices.  So if you like variety and you like choices, then Kelly has a basket full of goodies for you today.  Developing more of the cover page theme, Kelly's got 2 new sets of That Covers It packs along with templates and alphas.  This should give you lots of variety to choose from so that you can create those perfect cover pages.



That Covers It Volumes 3 & 4 add a beautiful mix of colors.  Volume 3 is fabulous in pinks and blues for making a princess or castle themed page.  Volume 4 is made with classic Mickey colors of red, black and yellow.  These are perfect for creating a Mickey Mouse or Fab5 themed page.


Kelly is introducing another set of templates featuring lots of spaces for photos or journal card, all in a pretty block style pattern.


She also has 2 classic alphas.  One in Black & Glitter, one in White & Glitter.  Simple and elegant and very versatile.


So, how's that for variety??  Lots of great packs to choose from.  Lots of different ways to scrap with them.  All these packs are available for 25% off this weekend only inside the Kellybell Designs Store.  Hop on over there to browse all of Kelly's amazing collections.




That Covers It packs are not only good for creating title pages, they can also be used to scrap all of your park photos.  Using the That Covers It Templates, you can mix and match from all the That Covers It packs to create ride pages, character meeting pages, dining pages and much more.  Here's a layout that I made from the Dreams show at Magic Kingdom.  



It's so fun seeing Kelly's newest releases each week.  It's even more fun to collect the CT freebies that coordinate with the new releases.  Don't you love them?  Today you'll find 3 freebies if you follow the blogs below.  Have a great weekend and have fun scrapping!!



Friday, March 21, 2014

Fun At The Fort From Kellybell Designs

There's something fun and exciting about being outdoors.  Whether that be camping, hiking, picnicing, roasting marshmallows or having a family barbecue, doing all this outside seems more fun and more healthy.  The Fort Wilderness Resort is a family fun place to stay and play in Orlando.  It's the inspiration for Kelly's newest collection today.


Inside this rustic kit, you'll find 15 papers in woodsy tones and patterns.  You'll also get an amazing assortment of elements to scrap your camping trips, photos from Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue and Mickey's Backyard BBQ, and other outdoor adventures.  There's a lantern, banjo, guitar, BBQ sauce bottle, frying pans, hotdog on a stick, marshmallow on a stick, picnic table, bag of marshmallows, toasted marshmallow, wooden signs, tent, tree, flowers, camp fire, rope, box of graham crackers, performers, fiddle, derby hat, corn husk, horseshoe, coonskin cap, cooking kettle, musical notes, chocolate bars and much more.  The alpha is a brown rustic upper case alpha.


Kelly also has all the premade packs that coordinate with Fun At The Fort.  The pack of 6 word art titles will make a great topper to your pages.


Check out the page starters, paper stacks and journal cards.  These are all beautifully clustered and so colorful.



This new collection is available inside Kellybell Designs Store and is priced at 25% off this weekend only.  So fill up your shopping cart while you can get a discount.


This kit is so fun to play with and has many uses.  Whether that be for scrapping your stay at Fort Wilderness or Wilderness Lodge, documenting your meeting with Frontier Donald, shooting at the Frontierland arcade, or watching the Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue show, you'll find yourself using this kit over and over again.  Here's a page that I scrapped.



Kelly's Creative Team always comes up with the best matching freebies for each new release.  Today you'll find a freebie over at Linda's Blog, Lisa's Blog and Sharon's Blog.  Give the gals a hug along the way.  Hope you have a great weekend and happy scrapping!


Friday, March 14, 2014

Spirit of Tibet From Natalie's Place Designs

The Asia park inside Animal Kingdom is just dripping with vivid colors and beautiful textures.


This kit is amazing!  It has 19 papers, 10 flowers, 5 leaves, 11 ribbons, a ribbon wrap, a piece of raffia, 2 ricracs, a baker's twine, 2 strings, 3 tags, 5 frames, 3 borders, 4 chip birds, a crane, a scatter, a snow scatter, a glitter scatter, a snowflake, a mountain, a tiger, a yeti, a screw, 2 stitches, a ying yang symbol, a Buddha statue, a birdhouse, a dharma flag bunting, a rickshaw, a tour flag, a tie, a staple, broken rails, a tear, binoculars, a hanging bat, a bamboo border, a mesh overlay, 2 flourishes, a milkcap, a Tibetan circle element, an Asian coin element and three alphas.  Wow!

You can find this collection at Natalie's Blog Store.


Natalie also has a bunch of premade packs with page starters, paper stacks, word art and brushed.  These are all so beautiful.








I'm a huge fan of Natalie's papers.  She always uses such deep rich textures and patterns.  The papers flow together so well, it makes it very easy to stack them up and pile on the layers.

Here's a classic tiger page.  I'm still trying to work on my blending skills - I think I need to read up on all the tutorials.


The colors in this kit were also perfect for Tigger.  Love the striped paper, ribbon and flower.


I love making frame freebies.  Hopefully you like them too!  Here's one that has a jungle tribal theme to it.  You'll also find a freebie at Cynthia's Blog and Lisa's Blog.  Have a great weekend!

That Covers It From Kellybell Designs

Every layout is special.  Each page documents some very special memories and shows off precious photos.  But one layout is extremely important to get right  -- the cover page.  When you're creating an album or printing a photo book, this is the page that you and everyone else is going to see first.  It's the page that will get viewed the most.  It's the page that everyone has trouble with because you want it to be so perfect and so fitting for the memories inside.

To help give you some inspiration for creating those unique cover pages, Kelly has 2 new sets of amazing cover embellishments called 'That Covers It'.  One set is silver based, one set is gold based.  Inside is a collection of word art, journal tags, pixie dust, word sayings and a few embellishments.  It's perfect for documenting your cover page or your pocket pages.



Kelly's very excited to announce her first set of templates, perfect for cover pages or pocket scrapping.  They come with PSD, TIF, PNG and PAGE files so they can be used by several scrapbooking programs.


This new collection is priced at 25% off for this weekend only so pick these up early in the store while they are discounted.  All of Kelly's collections can be found at www.KellybellDesigns.com.



These templates can be used over and over again for documenting your cover page as well as photos from character meals, rides, shows and all your park scenery.  Here's a page that I made from our dinner at Chef Mickey's.



Kelly's team has some freebies that match this new collection.  Here's where you will find some journal card and word art freebies that you're just going to love!  Leave some love for the girls along the way.  Have a great weekend!  Have fun working on that perfect cover page!



Friday, March 7, 2014

Kelly's Newest Fairy Magic Collection

When you think of Tinkerbell, what words come to mind?  Fairy, beautiful, delicate, green, sassy, pixie dust.  She's a very popular icon for Disney.  Their logo has Tinkerbell and a spray of pixie dust.  The castle PhotoPass images have Tinkerbell flying over the cast.  And who doesn't want to believe in their dreams?  You just gotta love that green fairy girl!!

Kelly's newest collection was inspired by Tinkerbell and all her fairy magic.  It's a beautiful kit that's a perfect addition to your Disney scrapbooking stash.  
Introducing....


So pretty!  Inside you'll find over 60 elements including a Tinkerbell doll, mushrooms, frames, thread spool, pixie dust, flairs, stars, flowers, greenery, hearts, mushroom house, fairy wings, banners, ladybugs, lantern, wooden sign, journal tags, stitching, grass, watering can, buttons and much more.  There's a full alpha in green outlined with yellow.  You'll also get 15 papers in soft pastel tones.


The coordinating packs of word art, page starters, journal cards and paper stacks are a perfect complement to this gorgeous kit.  Each pack is a must-have!




Kelly's new collection is priced at 25% off for this weekend only.  You can find Fairy Magic and all of Kelly's kits at www.KellybellDesigns.com.




While Fairy Magic was made for scrapping Tinkerbell, it can also be used to scrap lots of other Disney photos.  Here's a page that I made.  With my boys, we don't really go to see the Fairies.  So instead, I used this kit for scrapping the bronze statues in front of the castle.  The background flowers were yellow and green so this kit was a great match.



Kelly's Creative Team always comes up with the most amazing freebies for each new release.  You know you love them.  For Fairy Magic you'll find 3 gorgeous freebies when you follow the path to 
Jessica's Blog, Kelly's Blog and Lisa's Blog.  Have a great weekend and happy scrapping!


Sunday, March 2, 2014

Kellybell Designs March Blog Challenge - Animal Kingdom


Did you get your Magic Kingdom layout done last month?  This month we're moving onto another park.  The theme for Kelly's March Blog Challenge is Animal Kingdom.  Time to show off all those gorgeous animal photos you took.  The blog challenges are easier than ever to participate in so put on your safari thinking cap and whip up a jungle layout!

If you need some extra incentive to play, here's the participation prize you'll receive for submitting a layout.  It's 2 beautiful word art titles made by CT member Sharon.  Yup, that's worth playing for!



Here are the rules and instructions to participation in the Monthly Blog Challenge:
  • Scrap a page showcasing your memories from Disney's Animal Kingdom. This can be about animals, rides, characters, shows, dining or any other fun photos around the park.
  • While the instructions are written for Walt Disneyworld, please adapt them for any of the other Disney parks around the world.
  • You can use as many photos as you want and include as many elements and papers that you choose.  We want to see your creativity sparkle!
  • Layouts should be made with 100% Kellybell products or freebies (you are allowed to use a template from another designer).  You are welcome to submit more than 1 layout.
  • Post your layout into the Challenges Gallery at Kellybell Designs by midnight EST March 31st.  Participation prizes will be sent to the email address you have listed with Kelly's gallery so make sure you're registered and logged in before posting your layout.
The random winner will be announced the first week of April.  That's also when the participation prizes will be sent out.

Kelly's got some neat animal themed kits to use for this one.  Take a moment to check your stash or browse through Kelly's store to see if you want to pick up a new collection to scrap with.  Here are a few of Kelly's kits to use.








You can find lots of inspiration at Kelly's Blog to give you some ideas of what to scrap for this challenge.  Here's my page for the 'Animal Kingdom' challenge showing off Expedition Everest.