Cookie Monster on the Loose

cookie monster scrapbook layout

Messy babies must be photographed! It’s some kind of unspoken rule. Here is my little Henry, covered in sea salt chocolate chip cookies. YUM!

Cookie face!

Cookie face!

For this layout, I used Basic Grey’s Ambrosia paper line. I liked mixing a pop of bright teal with the stressed, grungy look of the orange and red paper collection. This is a quick, simple layout style that can easily be used for any occasion.

Feel free to use this design in your own layouts. Thanks for stopping by, and happy crafting!

xoxo

Genevieve

My Little Pumpkin Turns One

Pumpkin Patch Birthday Party

On evenings when my little guy, Henry, decides to sleep well, I enjoy the occasional paper piecing. Granted, they make the scrapbook layout-making process much longer (this double-page layout took me a little over 2 hours), however, I am always so pleased with the results.

I used the Miss Kate Cuttables Pumpkins in Wagon SVG for my Cricut. I originally incorporated the eight layer pumpkins into my invitations, and then realized how perfect they would be on the scrapbook page as well. I used the invitation as my main embellishment, since it already contained all the party details.

Paper piecing party invitation

We had Henry’s birthday at the Country Mercantile pumpkin patch, so it was perfect!

Eight layer pumpkins from Miss Kate Cuttables

My little pumpkin

Would you love to have a fantastic scrapbook, but don’t have the time to make one? Please feel free to contact me regarding prices for custom scrapbook pages. Also, I have several ready-made pages available on my Etsy shop. Each is lovingly handmade with lots of fun 3D details. Simply add photos and enjoy for years to come!

Thanks so much for stopping by, and happy crafting!

xoxo

Genevieve

Home is where the ART is.

I love finding new ways to use paper!
I made these fun wooden plaques using the $1 wood ovals from Michaels.
I painted the sides with dark brown and then used hot glue on the front to paste down my favorite Cosmo Cricket Gretel paper.  I sanded the paper to give it a good edge, flush with the wood and to antique it a bit.
The letters were cut from my Cricut and then decorated with lots of little flowers, ribbon and buttons.
I stapled some gingham ribbon on the back of each piece of wood when I was finished.
It’s a fun, easy project, and a great way to display your favorite paper patterns.

SEW Much Fun Card Class (with special raffle!)

May inspires a “spring cleaning” vibe for me and I wanted to create a card collection that felt simple and refreshing.
Join me at Scrappin’ Time for this fun class on Sunday, May 1 (1-3pm) to make lots of darling, hand-stitched cards for any occasion!

This class is at a special, discount price too, of only $15!!
Call, or stop by, Scrappin’ Time to reserve your seat!
5915 South Eastern Avenue #106
Las Vegas, NV 89119
702-898-7414
Hope to see you there!
xoxo
Genevieve
P.S. I have a special, secret raffle planned for all attendees…..

Avast, Ye Scurvy Dogs!

Yar! 
Our weather be good, so we decided to set out on a treasure hunt!
Me mateys and I followed the clues throughout the house…er…island to discover the wooden treasure box buried in the sandbox…er…exotic sand dunes.
Me first mate, Jackson and his swash-buckling cousins had so much fun with the adventure. 
The candy and gold chocolate bounty were enough to keep ’em happy until they sailed off to bed that night.
{smile}

Free Shipping Weekend!

Wishing you all a wonderful holiday weekend!
I’m planning on making lots more holiday cards (Halloween and Christmas are my favorite themes to work with!) and am looking to make more room in my shop.

Now through Tuesday night, receive FREE SHIPPING (U.S. and Canada) when you purchase at least 5 cards!

Stock up and let me send them to you on my dime!
(I’ll refund you the shipping charges after checkout.)

You are welcome to shop at any of my card shops for the sale:

Etsy: http://www.gspeegle.etsy.com/
My Website: http://www.gensscrapbookkitchen.com/
ArtFire: http://www.artfire.com/users/BellaStitchery
eWillow: http://ewillow.com/storefront.php?id=93

Happy shopping and thank you SO much for supporting handmade!

XOXO
Genevieve