September 3, 2015

Project Life 2015: June

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Project Life 2015: May

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Project Life 2015: April

Phew! It has been a hot minute since I posted to the old blog here. Going to spend the new little while catching up on a few of posts I would have posted had we not goten super busy with a move to a new house! Now we are starting to get settled I will be playing catch up with some of my scrappy work, so don't say I didn't warn you :P 

To start here is a look back at my project life pages for April 2015:


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July 8, 2015

New Shop: These Little Wonders

I am super excited to announce that after a month away, These Little Wonders is back and better than ever!! The shop has a new location at ETSY: These Little Wonders!!


To celebrate this exciting change, the shop is on sale at 50% (use coupon code NEWSHOP2015) and pick up a few of my products at a great price!! Lots of great templates and journaling cards to help get your life and all those photos documented quickly and easily!!

Here are a few of my favorite layouts created using items in the shop:

 created using Month by Month

 using Daily Life Polaroid Templates, Week in review 52 journaling cards, Currently: The Bundle

 using: Mosaic template

 New goodies are in the works and I can not wait to share them with you :)
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June 1, 2015

These Little Wonders: Closing Up Shop!

I have some news and big changes in the works for These Little Wonders: My little online shop at BigCartel!


The big news for now is that I am closing my shop at BigCartel!  
All products currently in the shop can be picked up at 50% off for one week only! The shop is closing for good at midnight June 7th! To take advantage of the sale, just enter "GOODBYE" in the discount box at checkout!!

I opened my shop in the beginning of 2013, and have been so blessed with great customers and friends shopping my products! I have learned so much over the years and am forever grateful for the people I have come into contact with, near and far through this little shop!

Here are three of the top selling items in the shop from over the years!

1. Currently: The Bundle:
2. Daily Life Polaroid Templates:
3. Year in Review Template:


I am excited for the direction These Little Wonders will take in the future and hope you will be excited about it too!! Stay tuned....
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Make A Page Monday: Week 15

This weeks layout is a simple one. A quick page put together to document a day we shared together as a family, and the resulting selfies! Three super silly boys and ice cream result in fun times:
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May 18, 2015

Make a Page Monday: Week 14

This weeks Make a page Monday layout was created with Creashens new Night Owl Kit:

I have SO many photos of Aiden from his first year of t-ball and have yet to get them off the computer. So this was a fun layout to put together as I went through the photos! The washi tape frames are pretty much the best thing ever...oh and the owl are pretty darn cute too!!

Soon I will get all of his t-ball photos into a shutterfly book, as I do with all of my boys sports photos. One album for each boy, for each sport season. It is becoming a fun library of books :D
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May 11, 2015

Make a Page Monday: Week 13

I hope everyone had a lovely Mothers Day with the ones they love! My boys spoiled me when I got home from work and let me relax for the night, it was wonderful! To celebrate mothers day I created this layout with Mye De Leons new kit You're the Mom:

Being a momma has truly changed my life in every way for the better and I loved looking back at the photos and memories we shared throughout this journey together :)

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May 4, 2015

Make A Page Monday : Week 12

This weeks layout was inspired by a brand new kit Tropical Serenade by Scotty Girl Designs. As soon as I saw it, I knew I wanted to scrap these photos of Aiden taken during our zoo trip last summer:

I used on of Scotty Girl Designs Stitched grids templates 2 to pull the whole page together and am smitten with the results!
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May 1, 2015

Happy National Scrapbook Day!

Just two layouts to share that I created with some of the amazing new goodies available at The Digital Press this weekend for NSD!!

For this layout I used Sabrina Creations lovely Focus Collection:

This second layout was created with the new Go Play Collaboration from the Digital Press designers & Tiffany Tillmans new pi templates:

Make sure to check out all the fun activities they have planned this weekend :)
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April 27, 2015

Make A Page Monday - Week 11

Today s Make a Page Monday layout documents just a few of my favorite things right now! I love creating these layouts about the here and now, to give a snippet of what makes up me at this given moment in time. They are always so fun to look back at years later! To create this layout I used Creashens new kit: In My Bag and Project Twenty Fifteen (Vol. 3) templates ( a recent favorite, love the stitching that comes on these templates!!)

A grid based layout is my go-to design when working with multiple photos on one page. it separates each photo as its own yet keeps the look clean and cohesive. The stitching ties the whole layout together :)
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April 20, 2015

Make A Page Monday - Week 10

This weeks layout was created with the oh so fabulous new kit Party-Animals by Scotty Girl Design & Mari Koegelenber Creations! I also used Scotty Girl Designs stitched grid templates Vol 2 to lay the whole page out! The balloon animal paper is pretty much my most favorite thing ever...

This kit is stunning:

and one I will most definitely use again and again :)
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April 13, 2015

Make A Page Monday - Week 9

Last year I took quite a few "from where I stand" photos of my daily life and shared them on Instagram. I knew I wanted to do something with them, but wasn't really sure what. Today I can say the majority of the photos have finally found a home:

I just love the results and it has inspired me to start taking more photos of where I stand in our day to day life & wear more cute shoes ;)
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April 10, 2015

Project Life 2015 : March

Another month of 2015 has come and gone, so that means there are all new pages to share of our 2015 Project Life album!

March was a busy month full of basketball games, the beginnings of our house hunting, time spent in the snow, and the first peeks of spring like weather!! March is always a month of hope and new beginnings as winter fades away and spring begins to show its face. I wanted my pages to be fun and cheery so I used the dazzle mini kit (in the project life app) to create my title cards :)

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Happy Friday!!

I am super excited about this new scrappy opportunity:

I have joined The Digital Press CT as one of the new Pocket Page Artists!! I am super pumped to work with all the amazing designers at The Digital Press and can not wait to get busy recording our family memories with their awesome kits!! To jump right in I created two new pocket page layouts with two of the new releases this week!

One double page spread using Crazy Cat Lady Cards by Mommyish:

 and one page documenting our Potter Park Zoo trip last year using Project Twenty Fifteen | April by Laura Passage:

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April 6, 2015

Make a Page Monday - Week 8

This weeks page uses some throwback photos of Drew from his first day of 3rd grade, gosh how the time flies!! I used Scotty Girl Designs Brainiac Collection to put the layout together and am smitten with the results! The colors of her kit were perfect for these photos and showcase just how fun the first day of 3rd grade is:

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March 30, 2015

Make A Page Monday | Week 7

This weeks Make A Page Monday layout was created with the March Subscription kit at Pixels and Company using one of the Sketchbook Saturday sketches at Write.Click.Scrapbook:

As soon as I saw the hexagon shapes in this months subscription kit, I knew I had to use them some way on a layout! They were perfect to use with this simple sketch. It was a fun way to add a little bit more dimension to the layout without taking away from the photos!
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March 29, 2015

Project Life February 2015

Here is a gathering of my 4 Project Life layouts for February 2015.

Week 6 using the project 52 edition:
Week 7 using the kiwi edition:
Week 8 using the jade edition:
Week 9 using the kraft edition:
All of the layouts were created completely on my iphone, using the Collect Photo App, The Project Life App and The Rhonna Designs App! Simple snapshots of our everyday life, I love the simplicity and how easily it records our lives as they are right here and now!
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March 9, 2015

Make A Page Monday | Week 6

This weeks layout is a simple grid based layout. I love the clean graphic look of grid based layouts, if you haven't noticed ;) I use them a lot to gather multiple photos taken at different periods of time, that may not go together cohesively. The grid and a simple frame helps tie the design together, even when the photos don't exactly match each other!

This particular layout was created for Scotty Girl Designs Old Dog New Tricks Blog Feature. I wanted to scrapbook all of the family photos we took together in 2014, and these two camera kits (F-stop kit & Snapshots kit) were just perfect to work with! I repeated the polaroid card 12 times and cropped 10 different photo on top of the cards. I also cropped a journaling card to fit on top of the last polaroid, to add a little bit more variation and color to the layout. A few simple embellishments and this one was done and in the books!
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March 1, 2015

Make A Page Monday | Week 5

Hello and welcome to week 5 of my make a page Monday feature here on the blog :)

This weeks layout was created with the March Pixels and Company Subscription kit: Celebrate

It is such an awesome collection! I will definitely be making a lot of layouts this month using it, beware ;) My boys birthdays are within 5 weeks of each other, so I tend to get behind on all of the birthday photos/scrapbook pages I want to create. This kit will give me a chance to get caught up on a few of them! 

This weeks Make a page Monday layout is a scraplift of this layout by Kelly Noel:


I just love her clean design and the way the photos take center stage! Pretty much everything Kelly creates is stunning :)

The March Freebie Template is also based on this wonderful layout!  You can click on the photo below or download it here!


Enjoy and Happy Scrapbooking :D
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