Simply Inspired ~ Seasonal Expressions 2

Jackson PML Projects

Welcome to my Sweet Studio and the Simply Inspired Blog hop.  If you’ve come from my awesome friend Blythe’s blog, you’re on the right path. This month we are featuring products from Close To My Heart’s Seasonal Expressions 2 book.   Read More »

8 Steps to a Beautiful Wedding Signature Album

PML FA Wedding idea

I have really enjoyed sharing my love of the Close To My Heart Picture My Life kits in my past few posts and in particular the For Always Kit that I’ve featured in the last week.  I hope you’ve also   Read More »

How-To “Picture My Life” with Traditional Scrapbooking

For Always 2014 Lexi LO

We all love the ease of quickly adding our photos and cute cards to divided protectors but I also love the variety of using those same Picture My Life Cards to make my traditional Scrapbook Pages. On this Layout of   Read More »

How-to combine “For Always” PML Cards with other Papers

PML FA Lyndsi Photo Corner

Because of the fabulous versatility of the neutral colors in the beautiful For Always Picture My Life Cards, you can use them in conjunction with other papers.  On this Scrapbook page, I cut up several of the patterns from the   Read More »

New Idea Book Simply Inspired Blog Hop

Balloon Ride LO angled

Welcome to My Sweet Studio.  If you’ve come from the amazing Dana Kessler’s blog, you’re on the right path. The Close To My Heart Spring Idea Book is the best one yet – and my favorite thing in it (so   Read More »

Beautiful Frosted Creations…

Frosted LO

Our January Play-Day featured this beautiful Lay Out using the Frosted Paper Pack (perfect for the weather around here!).  It was inspired by my talented friend, RaNae Fennema.  I will have a few extra of these kits to buy at   Read More »

Baby Lay-Outs & Card Ideas…

Jan 14 BabyCakes LO

In honor of my new Grandson, who was born just a few days ago, I set up a mini-baby shower at our Workshop this month.  It was fun to celebrate little Corbin with all my customer friends.  I set up   Read More »

Maternity Photo Lay Out Ideas

Jan 14 SJ 3

I highly recommend every new expecting parent to get Maternity Photos.  Not only are they great to display at the baby shower but it’s such a special time in their life.  It’s great for the parents to remember when….they didn’t   Read More »

CTMH Album Retreat ~ Happy Day

Finished Places LO

Here is my latest installment from the beautiful Layouts I had the privilege of redesigning and teaching at the 2013 CTMH Album Retreat.  This was by far the biggest challenge since the CTMH Cricut Artbooking Overlay was the most complicated   Read More »

CTMH Album Retreat ~ Sweet Life

Finsihed Sweet Life

I had the great honor of being asked to adapt several of the Lay Outs used at the fabulous Close To My Heart Fall 2013 Album Retreat and to teach some concepts on how to create wonderful projects while saving   Read More »