Sunday, February 27, 2011

Welcome to the Nest


Hey crafty peeps! This week, this sweet little LO is pulling triple duty - for the Your Memories Here DT, Pile It On! DT, & as a gift I as commissioned to do for a friend's newborn nephew...isn't he cutie?!! She's gonna frame this up later today & I can't wait to see how it looks. I know, I promised a fun, colorful Prima-filled LO today, but this creation was a little unexpected & took up a little more of my time. So, next Sunday I promise to have that super cool Prima LO to share...you're gonna love it! And speaking of love, I loved doing this LO! It was so much fun, especially since I rarely get to do those sweet little baby LO's. It was a blast mixing & matching so many neat products...most of which you can find HERE at the YMH Store. 


Supplies
Patterned Paper - Pebbles, Inc., Prima packaging, GCD Studios, Jillibean Soup, Pink Paislee
Cardstock - Tattered Angels (black - from Spooky Findings kit), Close to My Heart (white)
Cardstock Sticker Border/Tiny Type - Cosmo Cricket
Lace/Rhinestones - Prima
Punch - Martha Stewart, Stampin' Up
Ink - Tim Holtz Distress Ink (walnut stain)
Diecuts - Cricut Jasmine Cartridge (title), Cricut Hoot 'n' Holler Cartridge (branch & leaves)
Chipboard - Top Line Creations
Adhesives - Glue Glider Pro, Pop Dots, Aileen's Fast Grab Tacky Glue


This week the challenge over at PIO is Fancy Folds; you can either make a tri-fold card or, if making another project, any style of fancy folding. For my fancy folds, I created the photo corners by using a border punch & then folding them to create the fancy corner. I love how they turned out & that they make the cutie baby photos stand out a little more. I do hope you'll join us this week at PIO, but don't forget to visit YMH either! The YMH DT Blog is full of fab inspiration & the YMH Store is filled to the brim with amazing goodies at awesome prices! Make sure to check back later this week for my next crafty post...until then, Happy Craftin'!

I'm also "Piling It On" for the following challenges...LOL!

PIO - Fancy Folds/Tri-Fold Card
Catered Crop - FTR6 (patterns, mix & match, a lil' black, distress inks, punches, ribbons, diecuts, squares)
Cupcake Inspirations - Photo Inspiration (inspired by sweet, cute images & lovely colors!)
EIC - Inspired by THIS at The Hidden Alphabet
ScrapFit - Color Combo

19 comments:

Linda McClain said...

Crystal - Oh my - this is so adorable. I love that you did a scrapbook page and, girl, did you ever rock the challenge. You matched those papers so beautifully. Gorgeous and precious page. Thank you for sharing with us at Catered Crop.

Karen Wilson said...

Hi Crystal! Wow! You rocked every challenge you entered with this super sweet layout! Great take on our sketch challenge this week. Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories! Hope to see you again next week!

de said...

GORGEOUS LO! Love where you got your inspiration from!

Thanks for playing EtsyInspired this week!

Chris said...

what a beautiful layout. It'll be such a wonderful memory keeper.
thanks for playing with us at CIC.

Dalis said...

omg.. girl, this is so flippin' adorable... the little branch is such a perfect cricut cut for this page!!!! super duper cute!

-- dalis
PIO Owner
BTW. I spit my monitor when I saw the monkey on your side bar... LOL!!!

Dragonlady said...

Hi Crystal

Love how you have used our layout. The bird and tree are so cute. Thank you for playing at Lasting Memories.

Hugs Ali x

Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

Wonderful layout! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

glassgraffitix2 said...

Terrific LO! Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories!

Sara Zenger said...

adorable layout! Love the leaves!!! Thanks for joining us at ScrapFIT!

Rachel Hope said...

OH! This is Fantastic! I Love it!!! Thanks for playing along at Catered Crop and Cupcake Inspirations!!

tiffany said...

oh my goodness this layout is soooo adorable!!! Thanks for joining in the challenge at Lasting Memories! =)Tiffany DT

Emily Branch said...

TERRIFIC layout and fun, bright colors! Thanks for playing EIC with us this week!!!

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Your layout is adorable. Love the little tree branch and birdie too.

And the monkey pic at the top of your blog is so funny. Love it.
So glad to see you playing along at Etsy Inspired. :)

Kristie said...

Very cute! I love the birdie on the branch die cut. Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories!

Jackie said...

This is such a pretty layout! I LOVE it....thanks for playing with Etsy this week!!!!!

Lauren said...

OMG, how precious! Gorgeous photos - I love the black and white! They really stand out against the background! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!

Lauren

Lauren said...

Whoops, wrong DT. I meant to say, thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories, LOL.

Sue said...

Crystal, your layout is beautiful. Your friend is very lucky to have this great layout to hang up. The branch and the bird are perfect and so adorable. Great job with the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories.

Ashley said...

What an adorable layout! Thanks for joining us last week at Lasting Memories! I hope you'll join us again.

~Ashley
LM DT member

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