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Tea with Mom BAK and Handy Daddy

I have some beautiful kits to share with you today!

First up are my Build a Kit contributions for this month at STS. ¬†The theme was all about moms, so you can start scrapping your wonderful Mother’s Day memories from last month ūüôā I have 4 packs this month, a set of elements, patterned papers, solid papers, and alpha.

When I was growing up, and now even as an adult, I’ve always loved those special mother/daughter tea outings. ¬†Today, my daughters also join my mom and I for tea. ¬†It’s a time to practice your best manners and to feel like an elegant adult (which even I could use reminders in sometimes!) and of course there’s the delicious food served on beautiful plates that I would be afraid to use at home. ¬†It’s amazing watching my two fun loving girls sit calmly and speak in quiet tones as they enjoy dainty pastries and cute little tea sandwiches. ¬†I love the clink of china and the scent of lavender all around. ¬†And did I mention the scones. ¬†Mmmmm, my mouth is watering just thinking about them!

My kit, Tea with Mom, is all about those special afternoons.  There is no TV in the background, no loud music, instead time seems to slow down making room for relaxing conversation as you take the time to eat slowly and enjoy your surroundings with no rush to be somewhere else.

The BAKs this month feature beautiful shades of purple and you can mix and match any of the BAK packs.  If you buy 3 or more sets you get them at half off if you use the coupon code JUNEBAK_BUY3_SAVE50%

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Check out the pretty pages by my CT:

By Robin:
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By Janet:
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By me:
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Finally just in time for Father’s Day, I’ve bundled up my Handy Daddy kit (which was the BAK at STS last month) ¬†You can grab the whole set (mini kit, alpha, and extra papers) at either store on sale for just $2.39 through June 3rd.

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You can buy this kit from


Some fun layouts by my CT:

By Robin:
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by Jenn:
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by Wendy:
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by me:
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Ready or Not Summer is on its way.  The designers at Scraps N Pieces have been busy creating a pretty new collab for you.  This one is a wedding themed kit and it turned out beautifully.

This kit is $7.99 – Quick Pages are $5.99 or BUNDLE for $10.99
Our CU grab bag this month is full of Metal.  This bag is only $2.99 and will be 25% off the first week, so grab it then.
and on to our Bits N Pieces kit.  This month the colors are pinks, and oranges, with the theme of Friends.  Each pieces to the kit is only $1.00 this first week.  This is a perfect way to build your favorite kit.

Handy Daddy BAK at Stuff to Scrap

This month’s BAK at Stuff to Scrap celebrates all the things we love about the men in our lives. ¬†For the first week, each package is just $1.99, buy 3 or more and save 50%.

One of the things I remember doing as a kid is helping my dad do repairs on our house and at many of the houses he worked on. ¬†In the summers, when my mom was at work and I didn’t have camp, I would travel with my dad to the places he was fixing up for people. ¬†I loved to help hand him tools and nails and brushes as he¬†completed¬†his jobs. ¬†In fact this was how I got my first kitten! ¬†One of the houses we frequently worked at had kittens and the woman¬†who¬†lived there let me pick one out! ¬†I named her Rose and she was the best kitten ever!

These are the packs I’m offering for this week. ¬†I included many different tool related objects and paint splatters are everywhere! ¬†These minis will be perfect for scrapping the little helpers in your life, or the big Dad helpers too ūüôā

A mini kit
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Check out these great layouts by my CT:

by Robin:
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By Jenn:
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By me-helping my dad paint our garage when I was 8 years old:
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Teddy (pet dog kit) by Shel Belle Scraps

This month’s BAK at Stuff to Scrap is all about pets. ¬†I got to work with a new kit by Shel Belle Scraps called Teddy (named after her dog). ¬†This kit is full of fun elements and papers all about dogs. ¬†You can grab an alpha set (which includes 2 full alphas), elements, and papers during this month’s BAK.



I had fun making a couple layouts with this kit to show you!

The first one is of me when I was really young with our old dog Mike.
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The second layout is of my last dog, Puck, at his favorite place- the dog park.
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Friends Across the Miles by Shel Belle Scraps and B2N2 Scraps

Shel Belle and B2N2 Scraps have teamed up to bring you this beautiful collab called Friends Across the Miles.  I love the bright springy colors to this kit and the  fun and versatile elements.


Here are a couple pages I made with this kit.  The first one is one of those cool, old silhouettes of my mom when she was a little girl:
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And the second of is my mom and dad back in the 70s!
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Designer Darling Round 2 “Skate Girl” + Freebies

We’re on to round 2 of the Designer Darling Challenge at STS. This round we were all given a couple photos to use as inspiration. One of the photos showed the owner of STS who is on a roller derby team. I really wanted to go with the roller derby kit as I think this is such a cool sport. I loved the movie Whip It! ¬†I tried to make my kit grungy and hard core. ¬†Those derby girls are super tough!

I picked a grungy palate, and I really love the results.
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Here’s a photo I made using the mini kit and the add on o my daughter trying out roller blades for the first time! ¬†Using a template by Shayne’s Girl

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And here on my blog you can grab this freebie add on ūüôā

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Deer to Me Valentine’s Day Kit releases + Newsletter Freebie

I have a beautiful new Valentine’s Day kit in the store for you today, and if you are a subscriber to my Newsletter, you will get a beautiful newsletter subscriber exclusive add on to this kit!

Deer to Me is perfect for scraping your Valentine’s Day parties or the special people in your life, it’s also great for making Valentine’s Day cards. ¬†Also, it’s 40% off for the first week ūüôā

This kit includes 12 papers, 7 embossed solids, and 49 unique elements
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Check out the beautiful layouts made by my CT!

Guest CT (my Daughter) Fiona:
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By Robin:
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By Wendy:
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By Dani:
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Dani also has a cool page border freebie for you on her blog:


By Me:
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You will soon be¬†receiving¬†this great add on to Deer to Me if you are subscribed to my newsletter ūüôā ¬†I often have freebies and coupons in my newsletter so sign up today!

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STS Designer Darling “Spring Fling” plus freebie

I decided to participate in the Scraps N Pieces Designer Darling competition again this year. ¬†I had such a great time last year and got to know so many great designers, so I’m excited to be a part of it again.

For this first week all the designers were given the same bright, springy color pallet.  We could each decide on our own themes as long as we used those colors and had the right amount of elements and papers.

My theme is Spring Fling. ¬†I wanted to capture some of the feelings of a retro spring formal. ¬†You can download my submission to the contest from the Scraps N Pieces forum. ¬†I also have a freebie here on my blog and one on my Facebook page ūüôā ¬†So if you visit all three stops you’ll have a nice sized kit. ¬†I had a hard time sticking to the required elements and papers!

click the preview to go to STS. You do have to be a member of the forum to access the threads. ¬†Voting has begun for the competition! ¬†If you liked my kit please vote for it HERE. ¬†Don’t worry, you can pick a few favorite kits ūüôā

If you want to be sure to be kept up to date on all my freebies during this competition be sure to follow my blog and Facebook page. ¬†Also you can sign up for my newsletter, where in addition to assorted freebies and coupons, I will keep you guys up to date on all the fun happenings during the contest ūüôā

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And this add on part you can get right here on my blog (click preview to download)  sorry download link expired.  Watch for this kit to be in my SNP store soon!

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And here is a freebie add on from my Facebook page:

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Here are a couple ¬†sample pages I made with this kit (also using some of the freebie pieces). ¬†The first one is of my daughter’s recent Girl Scout adventure at a sock hop. ¬†Both of my girls had such a wonderful time dancing around to fun music and batting around giant balloons.

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This second layout is of my husband back when he was in his middle school marching band!  
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Merry and Bright Kit releases + Freebie

I have a beautiful new kit in the store at Scraps N Pieces today that I am so excited to share with you, and best of all it’s 40% off the¬†introductory¬†week! ¬†I had so much fun making this kit and I¬†absolutely¬†love the layouts my CT made with this kit. ¬†I began it as a Christmas kit but it morphed into more of a general winter kit, although there are a few Christmasy papers and elements in there still that you can use to scrap any photos from the holiday that you still have!

This kit is full of fun and bright elements and papers that will give your layout a really fun and festive appearance and bring some beautiful colors to this time of year. ¬†This kit includes 18 papers, 6 glitter sheets, 6 solids, and 69 elements. ¬†Also be sure to¬†grab¬†the alpha freebie at the bottom of this post ūüôā



And check out the beautiful pages my creative team made:

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and Wendy also has this great cluster frame freebie she made on her blog:

by Robin:


By Dani:


By Leah:

by me:




and I also have a fun alpha freebie for you today that coordinates with Merry and Bright (click preview to download):

Northern Lights SNP blog train

This month the blog train at Scraps N Pieces featured colors inspired the by they beautiful skies of the Northern Lights. ¬†I had fun working on this kit and hope you will enjoy scrapping some lovely pages with it. ¬†As always, be sure to stop by the rest of the blogs on the train to grab more¬†beautiful¬†kits ūüôā

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And here’s a sample page using my portion of the train:

Scraps N Pieces
Shuckclod’s Stuff
Arts & Ains Designs
Karen Diamond Designs
Prairie Song Scraps
Busy Crafting Mommy Designs¬† <——- you are here
Stampgram’s Studio
Ladybug Pics n Scraps
Addicted to Digi Scrap

Christmas Traditions kit releases

Hi everyone! I’m excited to share a new kit I have for you in my Scraps N Pieces store called “Christmas Traditions.” It’s full of vintage inspired Christmas elements and papers. ¬†Also be sure to keep a close eye on my blog around Christmas as I have a pretty little add on for this kit that you won’t want to miss! ¬†It will go up the weekend before Christmas ūüôā




Be sure to check out the beautiful pages made by my CT:
By Robin


By Wendy

And Wendy has a pretty freebie cluster for you on her blog

By Dani


And a few by me, I also used this kit to make our Christmas card this year ūüôā


I modified this layout to be our card this year