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Hi my crafting friends. I'm going to be doing something new here at A Touch of Pink. I am going to be starting a Monthly Newsletter. This newsletter will contain product reviews, tips, guides and up coming events just to name a few. If you would like to sign up for this Monthly Newsletter you can email me at. Please put "Monthly Newsletter" in the subject line so I know that you would like to subscribe. I hope to share lots of great information with you each month and find out what you would like to know more about. Thank you to all who visit A Touch of Pink.

Happy Scrappin

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A sneak peak at the 14 Days of Valentines.

Hi my crafting friends. I have diceded to do something and fun for you I hope. I am going to be doing the 14 days of Valentines. My goal is to show you a new project each day of Feb. 1-14 leading up to Valentines day. Anyhow I thought I would give you just a sneak peak at one of my projects I want to share with you. Its not quite done just yet though.

You Rock Card

Hi my crafting friends. Here is another card I made today on my Gypsy. The gutiar is from Indie Art and the letters are Blackletter I believe it was. I welded them together to cut out in just 2 words. I used the following for this card:
White cardstock from stash
Black Bazzill cardstock
Pink music sheet paper from DCWV music stack
Patterned paper for the gutiar from American Crafts paper Teen set
blue Bazzill cardstock
Pink Prima bling
Flourish from Inque botique stamp set
Versa Mark pad
black imbossing powder
White gel pen and black pen for doodling
Thanks for stopping by. Happy Wenseday and Happy scrappin.

Butterfly card Made with Gypsy

Hi my crafting friends. Today I have my first card made with my gypsy. Its just a simple butterfly cut from Indie Art. I just barley got my Gypsy and am still really learning how to use it and all its features. I saw a card simillar to this By Craft Junkie Too. Please check her out on youtube at CraftJunkieToo and you will find her beautiful butterfly card she did. I was inspired to do this card after seeing her video. For this card I used the following:
White cardstock from stash
Balck Bazzill cardstock
Pink patterned paper By TPC studio
Butterfly from Indie Art cartridge
Pink Shimmerz in Ruby Pink
Lace and Ribbon from my stash
Thanks for stopping by. Happy Wed and Happy Scrappin.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Saturday, January 15, 2011

My Imspration layout

Hi my crafting friends. This layout of my 10 yo son was from this inspraton picture. The bottom picture was my inspration for this layout. For this layout I used the following:
American Crafts paper Teen collection for the binder like paper
and bracket and heart.
SCAL to cut the bracket from a downloaded file
My label maker for the word some
Adornit by Carolee's Creations for the word thing
Cosmo Cricket Get Happy 8 x8 pad for the word strips
Happy Saturday and Happy Scrappin. thanks for stopping by today

Cosmo Cricket Challenge at Your Paper Pantry

Hi my crafting friends. Today I have a layout for a challenge I did. The challenge is over at Your Paper Pantry. One of the groups over there is a 12 x 12 challenge group. The prize this month is sponsered by Cosmo Cricket. I tried for 2 challenges, the product one and layout one. I used the following for this layout:
Cosmo Cricket 8 x 8 stack Get Happy collection
My label maker for AT the Beach
Lifes a Beach Cartridge for the waves
Storybook Cartridge for the scallop circle
Prima flowers and bling
Red Mesh in the background from my friend Micki
Black Bazzill paper for base of layout
Anyhow I hope you like my layout. I had a fun time making it for this challenge. Please head on over to YPP and check out all the awsome layouts for this challenge. Happy Saturday and Happy Scrappin.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Card made usuing Jolly holidays Cricut Lite Cartridge

Hi again my crafty friends. I have another project for you today. This one is a card I made from the Jolly Holidays cartridge. I know Christmas is over but I really wanted to play with my new cart. I challenged myself to use one of the cuts from the cart in a non-Christmas way. This is what I came up with. I used the following products:

Jolly Holidays Cricut Lite cart. for the girl
Shimmerz Spriz in Ruby pink on the scallop border
Tim Holtz edge distresser for the edge and layer of the card
Prima pink flower and Prima brown bling
Stickles in fruit punch for the headband scallop on dress and shoes
Brown ribbon from my stash
Pink cardstock from my stash
Plum cardstock from my stash
You're so sweet stamp from Studio 112
Im sorry that in the pictures the base carstock looks brown it is really more of a plum/mauve. The lighting in my new craft room is just not that good. Happy Thursday and Happy Scrappin

Under the Bed

Hi my crafty friends. Today I have another layout for you. This one is of my youngest son again. He was playing around under my bed and this is one of the cute pics I got of him. I used the following products for this layout:
Basic Grey paper for the backgound from the Offbeat collection
Thickers for the Under and bed on layout
Prima Got flowers and prima bling
Orange cardstock from my stash
Pale blue cardstock from my stash
Accents Essentials Cricut Cartridge to cut the scallop border
I just love the fun paper and thought it matched the fun and bright picture. Happy Thrusday and Happy Scrappin.!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Sleep Layout

Hi my crafting friends. Its been a long time since I've done a layout with Christmas gifts and minis and all. So I thought today would be a great day for one. These pictures are of my youngest son. We planning to go to the movies Christmas eve night and he could hardly wait. He got so tired he couldnt keep is eyes open or head up. :)
For this layout I used the following:
Recollectoins Cardstock in the Navy, Aqua blue and Orange
Making Memories Chloes Closet for the blue and white polka-dot
Numbers are stickers by from the same Making Memories pack
Tim Holtz edge distresser
Prima flowers and bling
SCAL for the titel at the top
SCAL for the file folder
White gel pen
Hope you had a great Wednesday and thanks for stopping by.

Monday, January 10, 2011

How cute is this!!

This is for all my crafy friends. I was cruising anther blog (link to follow) and found this. I fell in love with it.

The sound of Scrapping'
Ribbons in glass jars
And fibers in baskets
Bright pattern papers
In wire mesh boxes
Bold solid cardstock
Stored without dings
These are a few of my favorite things
Creme colored laces
And crisp fabric flwoers
Stickers and die cuts
And punches with power
Colorful inks that make pages sing
These are a few of my favorite things
Stored so neatly
In their places
Where they can be found
I simply store allof my favorite things
And then I design just fine.
Here is the link of the blog I found this on
I hope you enjoy.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Mini for BIL and future SIL

Hi my crafty friends, I have another mini to share with you. This one is from Laura at Following the Paper Trail. You can look her up on Youtube. The video is called Snip and fold Teeny mini album. My Bil and future Sil came to visit. We had not seen my bil for 2 years so it was a great visit. Needless to say I took pictures of the boys with their favorite Uncle and soon to be Aunt. I will put them in here and send it to them.
Recycled corragated cardboard
Bazzill blue cardstock
Colorbox paper from Walmart
Tim Holtz walnut stain distress ink
Espresso browm paint dauber by Adirondack
Truffle Shimerz spritz
Tim Holtz memo pin
Lace from my stash
Prima e line flowers and bling
stamped owl cutout from RAK

Thursday, January 6, 2011

More heart mini pages

Here are the rest of the pages from my unfinished now finished heart mini. As you can see there are lots of tags to write love notes to your loved ones on. The 2ed picture up shows a more close up of the tags. I spray some of the pages with glimmer as well. Some of the pages are not finished yet because Im not sure yet what to put on them. I used the following to creat this mini.
Animal Crackers paper stack by DCWV
Tim Holtz Vintage Shabby stack
Prima flowers
Ribboon from my stash
Lace from my stash
Pearls and bling from my stash
Brown packing paper to make the rosette flower
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy this mini. I have a couple of more to share but Im just waiting for the pictures to arrives so I can fill them up. Then I will do a video on those for you.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

A huge thank you to Cathie over at Creative Cutter

Hi crafting friends, today I have to give a huge shout out and Thank you to Cathie over at She has a blog candy giveaway that I won. She made a video and I got to see her sweet little girl pull my name out of the basket. I was shocked and blown awya and very excited. One of the things I won is the new Holly Jolly lite Cricut cartridge. I dont have any these ones so this will be perfect. I would love it if you would head on over to her awsome Blog and check out her great projects and everything she shares with you. I came across her blog through Your Paper Pantry another great site that I belong to. Please go and check that one out as well. .

So thank you so much Cahtie for allowing me to win such great goodies. It so Made my day.

Finish it Tuesday project #1

I was watching videos on my phone yesterday and I saw a video by Yoliebean about Finish it fridays. She showed a few things she was going to have finished up by the next time it was her turn. Her and a few other gals were going to be doing this. Well it inspired me to pull out some unfinishe projects and work on them. here is one that is 95% complete now. I had started it along time ago and was going to do something differnet with part of it but didnt like it. So here are the pics of the almost finished album.
Ladies my internet is running so slow that I will upload the rest of these hopefully Monday after I get my internet update. Sorry Thanks for stopping by

Sunday, January 2, 2011

My Pink Stamper Design card Challenge

Robyn over at My Pink Stamper is having a challenge for 2 spots on her new Design team for the first part of this year. The challenge was to design a project using Robyns favorite colors PINK, green and brown. Here is what I came up with. I cannot take credit for the desing of the flip flops. I had the file saved in my Design Studio. I downloaded it from someone at the message board. Sorry I dont remember who. I have wanted to use this cut for a long time and this was the perfect project to use them for.

I used brown cs from Michales

Green cs from my stash

Plaid paper from a Dcvw stack

Pink Bazzill for the base of flip flops

Prima flowers and bling

Tim Holtz distress ink in Worn Lipstick

Tim Holts edge distresser

Shimmer Spritz in Ruby pink

diamond dust

Autumn Leaves stampology stamp set Everday Setimenents

I want to wish everyone who is participating in this challenge good luck. It has been fun to look at all the submissions. I have seen some great projects and been inspired. So head on over to Robyns blog My Pink Stamper and check out all the great enterys.!

Dress Form Card

This is a dress form card I made for a challenge over at My Pink Stamper. I didnt get a chance to post it there but I am posting it here. The challenge was to use blue, green and brown.

I used brown cs from Michaels

Green and white paper by American Crafts

Tim Holtz edge distresser around card base

Tim Holtz distress ink in Broken China

Cuttlebug embossing folder in diveine Swirls

Girls' Paperie stamp set for the frame

Inkadinkado stmap set for the saying

I add Glossy Accents to the frame along with gold Pearl Ex

In on corner of the frame I added Diamond dust

Happy 2ed day of January 2011. Thanks for stopping. Hope your having a great day.