Welcome to the Laughing Lola Blog Share! If you have arrived from Jody's blog you are in the right place. If you are just stopping by please visit HERE to start from the beginning.
Several months ago some paper crafting friends and I started doing monthly blog shares featuring a designer paper collection, inspired by a quote, and a challenge theme. To celebrate and express gratitude for the inspiration, encouragement, and support shared with scrappy crafty friends, we host blog shares to feature projects to inspire others (and made with products we shared) ! We hope that you will connect with us and join the fun each month.
Here is the line-up of blogs you will not want to miss.
Our projects were inspired by this quote:
The challenge this month was to use a heart or a home (ie. house) in a project.
I created two projects for this share. One mini album and one layout with a picture of my two youngest babies. The Laughing Lola collection does have a lot of purple in it but it definitely can be used in a masculine way. Here is a look at my mini album first. I cut down a few of the patterned papers to different sizes and then folded them in half and layered them all together and then used my sewing machine to stitch up the middle for the spine.
I love the embellishments in the Laughing Lola collection and this camera on the cover is one of my favorites! I also added a shipping tag on the cover from SpiegelMom Scraps Shop.
I used some acrylic paint and a paint brush to write out the word Love on this page and then used a background stamp and stamped a few different place with the same paint around the word.
Next up I have my layout to share with you using a photo of my two youngest babies. Big brother Gavin wanted to pack up his baby brother Eli into this box and ship him out! He was kind enough to include Eli's cup of juice in the box with them! I love my days with my babies and their wild and crazy days! I always try to capture as much as I can of them so they have these memories to look back at!
Thank you so much for stopping today! I hope you enjoyed my project shares! Your next stop is
For a chance to win a CTMH My Acrylix "Lots of Love" stamp set you will need to leave a comment on each of the participants' blogs. For added chances to win the stamp set, become a "new follower" (extra entry for each new blog you follow). You will have till Saturday night to comment. Lynn will announce the winner on her blog,From My Bungalow on Sunday afternoon. We are especially thankful this month to Lynn Darda for sponsoring this Blog Share and encourage you to visit her online store HERE. Have a fabulous day!