"Blessed are the children of scrapbookers, for they shall inherit the scrapbooks." ~Author Unknown

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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Ginger Snap Scraps GRAND OPENING!!

Join me in celebrating the GRAND OPENING of my friend Cori's online store!!

Ginger Snap Scraps is a brand new online scrapbook store, run & owned by stay-at-home mom

She is having a Grand Opening Event on Friday, April 6. 
You can join the Facebook event by clicking here.

There will be free shipping on $25 orders for the grand opening weekend only!

Ginger Snap Scraps carries your favorite brands such as My Minds Eye, Provo Craft, Echo Park, Graphic 45, Zig, DCWV, Bo Bunny, La La Land, Peachy Keen, Riley & Co., Bella Blvd, Tim Holtz, Bazill, Basic Grey, Pink Paislee and many more!

ALL of the Cricut cartridges offered at Ginger Snap Scraps are $35 and under-all the time.

Please join the Facebook event to be eligible for giveaways and prizes on the day of the grand opening.

*Regular shipping at Ginger Snap Scraps is $5 flat rate shipping and $100 orders ship free.  You will earn 1 point towards every dollar you spend.  Once you reach 250 points you can redeem them for a $10 store credit.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Happy Birthday, Lil' Sister :)

Today is my sister's birthday!!

I made this for her:
I'm SO excited with how it turned out!! And it was unbelievably easy! (I like easy.)

The frame is a 12" x 12" frame from Michael's that is marketed as an "LP Frame".  Remember them?? Vinyl LP Records!  This frame cost $4.99...when just a few shelves over, the "Scrapbook Layout" frame of the same size was $16.99.  Gee, which one will I buy?  And add to that a 50% off coupon, and really, it's a steal!

So, the frame has glass, and I cut black vinyl and applied to the FRONT of the glass.  The Eiffel Tower is cut at 11" and is from the Summer in Paris Seasonal cartridge.  The words "Vie. Rire. Amour." (Live. Laugh. Love.) are cut from the Creative Memories Divine Wedding cartridge.  I love love love that font!  (If you're looking for a great CM Consultant, check out my friend, Denyse!)  I can't remember the size, I think it was 2" or 2.5".  The little flourish is from French Manor, cut at 2" and the smaller letters are from the Elegant Cakes cartridge and measure in at 1" tall.

I cut the pink background from standard cardstock and glued it to some grey cardstock and assembled it UNDER the glass.
For a little extra, I took a "Love" brad by Making Memories and attached it to some pink grossgrain ribbon that matched the paper and glued it to the top of the tower, on top of the glass.  There are a few pearl buttons here and there on the letters of the vinyl as some accents.
Happy Buggin'!
What are YOU crafting today??