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Graphic 45

I love working with the Graphic 45 Communique scrap paper line.  The look is wonderful, the feel of this paper is amazing.  I’ve been doing a lot of old black and white family photos and this paper just goes perfectly.

Folded card with tags:

Products used: Graphic 45 Shutter Speed, Graphic 45 Communique Tags, HL cardstock, ribbon, chipboard.

Exploding Box:

Products used: Graphic 45 – A Fine Specimen, Classy Correspondence, Communique, On The Dot, Pen In Hand, Photogenic, Shutter Speed, & Society Page, HL black cardstock, Prima flowers, lace ribbon, various brads.


This new paper from Doodlebug Designs is so incredibly cute, you really just have to see it in person.  I have 3 nieces that are sisters and each of them has a daughter of their own, so I needed this paper for a layout of my three great nieces.

Products used: Doodlebug DesignsCherry Amore Pattern Paper, Cherry Chocolate Dot, Cherry Pie Plaid Pattern Paper, Cherries Jubilee Fancy Frills Sugar Coated, Doodlebug Brads, Prima flowers, AC Thickers, HL cardstock, paint

Pink Paislee and Fancy Pants:

Who doesn’t like Pink Paislee and Fancy Pants!  The Pink Paislee specialty papers are so cute and fun to work with, I love the edges and colors.  Then you have the die cuts from Fancy Pants, so stinkin’ cute they are!!  I needed a few baby cards and they couldn’t have been more perfect.

Products used: Pink Paislee Delicious – Enchanting, Pink Paislee Stunning – Captivating, Fancy Pants Kraft Kuts 1 Die Cuts, Prima Burlap flowers, MM Chloe’s Closet buttons, AC Thickers, AC alphas, AC cardstock


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Scatagories rules:  I will give you a letter.  (In this case, all the letters will come from Everything Scrappn’s gift sponsor MY MINDS EYE.)  Then I will give you a list of 5 things to name that start with that letter.

Example:  Letter is ‘D’

  1. A girls name – Denise
  2. A city – Denver
  3. A restaurant – Denny’s
  4. TV show – Dallas
  5. Something you drink – Diet Coke

You will email me your answers and I will keep your tally based on your email address and name.  For each original/unique answer you will receive 1 point.  The first round starts Wednesday the 1st of April, you will have 2 days to send me your answers.  Then round 2 will start on Sunday, round 3 the following Wednesday, etc.  I will post the tallies on Saturday’s and Tuesday’s.   We will have 8 rounds, that’s a possible 40 points.  At the end of round 8 the person with the most points will win the My Minds Eye card kit.  The winner will be announced April 30.

OK, now that all that’s said and done we can get on with the game!!!!

Scatagories – Round One

The letter is ‘ E

  1. A cartoon character
  2. An actors name
  3. A car
  4. A plant
  5. An animal

Please email me your answers at mdhm62@cox.net and they must be received no later than Friday at 8 pm EST.  I will post the tally on Saturday morning. Then on Sunday I will post Round Two of Scatagories.

Thanks for playing and I look forward to seeing you around all month!

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This is one of the card kits that My Mind’s Eye generously donated for our first blog contest.  It’s from their Wild Asparagus “Cherish” line and looks better in person than the picture I took.  Here’s what you’ll get in the kit:  4 floral pattern cards,  4 polka dot cards,  8 envelopes,  3 “happy birthday” die-cuts,  3 “a little Hello” tags,  3 “Thank You” tags,  3 “thinking of you” borders,  3 “get well soon” die-cuts, 3 accent swirls, 6 large flowers and 6 small flowers.  Now that’s a lot of stuff, over 40 pieces!!!!!!!!

My Mind's Eye Wild Asparagus "Cherish" Card Kit

My Mind's Eye Wild Asparagus "Cherish" Card Kit

So if you want to win this card kit please drop by tomorrow and start playing Scatagories with us!!!!

And don’t forget to drop by the Everything Scrappn’ Store for your supplies and check to Everything Scrappn’ Blogfor the contest and challenges to win the MME Mega Prize Pack valued over $90.  WooHoo!!!!!!!!!!!  Want to see a picture of that sweet deal?  OK, here it is:

My Mind's Eye Dreamy 2 - Mega Prize Pack

My Mind's Eye Dreamy 2 - Mega Prize Pack

See you there, or here.

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Everything Scrappn’ will be holding a contest on their blog starting April 1 and running through April 30.  The prize will be a Mega paper and accessories pack from My Mind’s Eye, approximately a $90 value.

Each design team member will post a challenge on the Everything Scrappn’ Blog.  You must use papers from the NEW My Mind’s Eye lines: Bloom & Grow, Bella Bella and Penny Lane.  For each contest you complete your name will be added to a drawing for the MME Mega Pack prize.  Also for every $25 you spend at the Everything Scrappn’ Store from now until April 30 you will also get your name added to the drawing.  That makes at least 7 and possibly more opportunities to get your name added to the drawing.  So head on over to the store, get your supplies ordered and be ready for the contest.  Currently the My Mind’s Eye new lines are on sale in the store for 15% off, also if you spend $30 or more and use the code Spring you will receive free shipping,  and on top of that every order through the end of March will receive a sampling bag of Prima Flowers FREE.

But Wait!  There’s More!  All 6 design team members will be hosting their own contests on their blog.  The prize will be a My Mind’s Eye Card Kit pack.  That’s 6 contests and a card kit for each, totaling 6 card kits!!!!!

Stay tuned for more info.  Pictures and details of the MME Card Kits and the MME Mega Pack prize will be coming soon!!!!!!!!!!!!

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