Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Memory Keeping in My Planner - Sweet Stamp Shop Blog Post

Hi!  Just wanted to let everyone know I'm up on the Sweet Stamp Shop blog today!  Here is a sneak peek of the project I made.  To see the whole layout and learn more about it, head over to the Sweet Stamp Shop blog.

I had a girls weekend a couple of weeks ago with a group of my crafty friends.  I'm so blessed to have such a great group of friends.  We all live spread out, so we don't get to see each other often.  It's always a fabulous time spent together when we do get to hang out!  Have a great day everyone!

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Planner Stamping: August 15 - 20, 2016 - TE Clearly Planned

Here is my completed layout for last week in my Carpe Diem.  I am not ready to let go of summer!  It's been in the high 90s here in Portland, which is pretty hot for the Pacific Northwest! 

I love using bright colors and layering things together.  I know it adds bulk to my planner, but I just can't help it.  With me traveling home, Brent's family and Anna's mom in town, it's just been a busy week!

We took the kiddos to a new splash pad this weekend and did a lot of running back and forth between mine and Brent's parent's houses.  It was great to see everyone though and let everyone have a turn with Boston.  Well, I hope you all have a great day! 

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

TE Clearly Planned Release Day! and Planner Stamping: August 2016 Monthly

Hi everyone, all the new Taylored Expressions Clearly Planned products are now available!  Head over to the TE store to shop!  I hope you all have enjoyed the sneak peeks this week from the team.

I also wanted to share my August 2016 monthly layout I made in my Carpe Diem.  All stamps used are from the TECP line!  I hope you all have a great weekend!

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Taylored Expressions Clearly Planned Creative Team

Here's the secret that I've been keeping for awhile.  I am so excited and honored to be joining this team!  Shelly, Tricia, and Kymona are also on this fabulous team!  Taylor has created a new fun and cute line of stamps and dies for planners!  This line of stamps will be acrylic and I know you will all just love them. 

I look forward to sharing layouts with these new stamps and dies!  I also will be using a different planner, so I am adding to my collection!  To learn more about this and all the fun things going on for the launch, head over to the Taylored Expressions blog!

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Sweet Stamp Shop's 5 Year Birthaversary and Planner Stamping: October 17 - 19, 2016 Burning Love

Hi everyone, just a little reminder that today is the last day to get this free digi from Sweet Stamp Shop with any purchase! All of the new stamp sets are available in the shop and there are still a few bundles left.  You don't want to miss out!
For this special release, I created a planner page with Burning Love for Tami and Kypp's wedding this fall.  I'm so excited for them and can't wait.  In general I love weddings and all the girly things that come with them. :) 
Tami picked purple and silver as their wedding colors.  I wanted to use Little Black Dress from Basic Grey, so I used purple washi tape and ink to bring the color into this.  Once I get everything squared away with the wedding invitations, I'll share what I made. 

Though I've been to Vegas way too many times to count (mostly for work), Brent and I are excited for our first vacation together without Boston.  We booked our flights and hotel, but haven't figured out what shows we'd like to see while we're there.  We haven't been to Vegas together since Brent's 30th birthday, so I know Brent's pretty excited about going.  I hope you all enjoy today and have a lovely weekend!

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Monday, August 1, 2016

Planner Stamping: August 2016 Dashbord and Monthly

This month, I kept my dashboard pretty simple.  As I'm doing more DT stuff, I am going to try to make more of an effort to post on here more often.  I will admit, I like posting more on Instagram nowadays.  It's just easier without all the typing, stories, links, etc.  But it other ways, I miss having all of that in one place too.  I kinda forgot how much time blogging can take sometimes, lol. 

Honestly, I didn't get any of my goals done this month, but the hall closet did get emptied.  It holds the door to the crawlspace and when we had the air conditioning people come, they needed to get down there.  My hallway is lined up with our stuff and I've slowly been cleaning it up.  We need to keep area clear for one more inspection, and then we can put everything back.  Nothing is wrong with it, but Brent and I decided to extend our patio.  We had it moved to the other side of the house, so it's been an ordeal. But once we get it all done, it'll definitely be worth it.

Here is my monthly layout for this month.  Though my month is blue, I decided I wanted to use my Planner Society kit for this.  I tend to like brighter colors, but I think it came together well. 

After putting pictures in my last two monthly spreads, it was fun to go back to decorating this month.  I think I'll continue to go back and forth depending on what's going on for the month.  I'm really tempted to buy one of the new BIG planners for memory keeping.  Well, I hope you all have a fabulous day!

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