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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Artsy Albums Thank You Coupon

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Save 25% today through Monday!


Save 25% on all scrapbook albums, kits, and gifts in the shop.  Not valid on custom orders.

Visit Artsy Albums Online Shop today! 

 Use coupon code TURKEY25 at checkout.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Scrapbook Page Kits and Pre made Pages

Happy Saturday everyone!
We've added several new page kits to the shop this month so I thought I would hop on the blog this morning and tell you a bit about them.

First of all, a few details about our page kits:

  • Our scrapbook kits are for anyone -- from beginner to experienced scrapbookers
  • All supplies (except adhesive) are included in the kit and pre-cut!  No measureing necessary!
  • Full color, step-by-step instructions are included with each kit
  • There is no monthly subscription kit club -- buy one, or many, it's up to you!
Our kits take the guesswork out of completing your family's scrapbooks.  We take care of the supplies, the measuring, the cutting, and the design to help you save your memories quickly and easily!  Plus, you can add your own touches and creativity to our kits.  

Our latest page kits include themes for family, fall, Christmas, Halloween, school, and babies.  

Visit our online shop today to purchase your kits!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Doodlebug Touchdown Mini Album

Are you ready for some football?!  With three men in my house, I have to be!  It's my turn over on the Doodlebug Design blog today,  and this week, the design team is playing with "Touchdown" ... an awesome addition to Doodlebug's new sports collections.   I decided to keep this album fairly simple.  Perfect for photos from pee wee ball to high school.  Great for coaches, super bowl parties, or tail gating....this collection will help you save all your football memories!

I combined Doodlebug's Touchdown collection with a chipboard album from Bo Bunny.  I layered papers from the 6x6 paper pad on the cover, along with some stars from the die-cut pack and lots of wonderful stickers.   I also added an epoxy football sprinkle over the football on the paper just to give the cover a little pop of fun and dimension.

For this last page, I kept it simple with a football laces border cut from my Silhouette machine.  Aren't the paper patterns perfect!?  I love the football texture pattern, the 6x6 football field with the numbered yard lines, and the helmets.  You'll have tons of fun with this collection if you're a football fan!  Happy crafting!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Lori Whitlock November Blog Hop

Hi everyone!  Welcome to Lori Whitlock's November Blog Hop!

If you just hopped on at my blog, be sure to head back over

 to Lori's site and start from the beginning!  The Creative 

Team has lots of fun projects to share so you won't want to

 miss any of them!

For my project I created a few of Lori's wonderful new

 A2 Pop Dot cards.  

I love all of the layers on these cards and Lori has created lots of

 fun designs to make card-making tons of fun this year!  You can 

find these two designs in her shop here:

Be sure to check out the other goodies Lori has for you today!

Thanks for stopping by!  Please visit Artsy Albums on 

Facebook to stay up-to-date on the newest kits we have for 

fall and Christmas, in addition to sales, giveaways, and 

coupons !

Now back to the hop!  Your next stop is:  Kathy Skou

Sunday, November 8, 2015

2016 Planner with Simple Stories

New in Shop:  2016 Scrapbook Planner with Simple Stories 
Available as a DIY kit or pre-made


2016 Scrapbook Planner Calendar Kit or Premade Album 6x8 Journal 

This fun album is available as a DIY kit or pre-made and will make an incredible keepsake for your 2016 photos, memories, calendar, planning, to do list, name it! It will make a wonderful scrapbook OR 2016 planner or both! Use it in any or all of these ways! This album is versatile and a must have for next year! Don't need a planner? Add photos from each month to those pages! What a wonderful way to capture memories from the year!!

Wonderful fun colors, 3-D embellishments, and tons of product from Simple Stories is packed into this kit!! Once complete, the album will have:

* 12 scrapbook pages (6 double-sided including 2 photo sleeve for holding photos, memorabilia, notes, lists, anything)!
* 24 tabbed Jan-Dec calendar insert pages
*10 Journaling/Note Pages 

The album has a beautiful green linen spine and is covered with paper and accents from Simple Stories. The scrapbook style pages include photo mats, brads, and chipboard embellishments with spaces for at least 20 photos, not to mention the space in the divided photo sleeves for photos.  

I always use only acid-free, photo-safe supplies.  
The title on the cover says "2016 Now and Then" and other pages say 
"Live Simply; Laugh Lots", "Good Stuff", "I love My Family", and more.

This album will make a wonderful gift for a friend, or to keep your 2016 photos, plans, goals, ideas, notes, or memorabilia in! The album is also a great size to carry in your purse for referencing, sharing, or note-taking.

If you order the album pre-made, it will be shipped completely assembled and ready for photos, notes, and planning.  

Do-It-Yourself Kit:
You can also order this album as a do-it-yourself kit!
The pre-cut scrapbook kit includes all of the materials and instructions to make this colorful album! 

Included in the Kit:
6x8 Chipboard binder album
Precut pattern paper (by Simple Stories) 
Pre cut photo mats
6 Card stock double-sided scrapbook pages
Page protectors
Divided photo sleeves
Journaling sheets
Tabbed Jan-Dec undated calendar pages
Coordinating Chipboard Shapes 
Coordinating stickers
Full Color instructions 

Tools & supplies you will need to complete this project:
Paper trimmer and/or scissors
Adhesive -- wet and dry
Pop Dots or other dimensional adhesive
Craft knife
1/4" standard hole punch

Monday, November 2, 2015

Doodlebug Soccer Mini Album

Hello Doodlebug fans!  
It's Traci and I'm back to share another mini using the new "Goal!!" collection.  For this one, I created a fun box to go with my shaped album.  I think it will be a fun gift for a soccer coach! 

I cut the pieces for the box out using my Silhouette machine.  I used a thin chipboard and covered it with the new papers, some lily white and beetle black card stock, and lots of soccer ball sprinkles!  I also added new chunky twine around the edges -- I can't get enough of this fun twine!

For the album, I cut out several circles with my Silhouette and layered them with papers from the Goal 6x6 paper pad.  For embellishments, I used pixie sticks, boutique buttons, stickers and enamel sprinkles.  

If you have a soccer player at home, you MUST get this collection.  Everything about it SCORES!  I love it!

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Artsy Albums Halloween Coupon Code

Happy Halloween!

I have a treat for you today!  
Use coupon code TREAT20 in the shop to get 20% off your order!
Act fast ... the coupon code will expire at midnight tonight!

Friday, October 30, 2015

Recipe Scrapbook Album with Carta Bella Home Sweet Home

Today's Project:  
Recipe Scrapbook Album with Carta Bella Home Sweet Home

Available for purchase - Kit or premade at

This wonderful recipe album is available as a DIY kit or pre-made and will be an incredible addition to your kitchen or a wonderful gift for a friend or wedding shower.

This album includes 12 scrapbook pages (6 front and back) and 12 pages for 4x6 recipe cards (recipe cards not included). The kit includes precut papers, full instructions, photo mats, embellishments, and space for at least 20 photos.

What a wonderful keepsake for photos of your family's traditional holiday meals and favorite recipes! The Thanksgiving turkey, the fish on Christmas eve, or the corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day....photograph your family traditions and save those wonderful memories in this fabulous recipe album.

Want to pass down a few family favorites to your daughter, a new bride, or your granddaughter? Give them to her in a keepsake she will cherish forever. 

Are your recipes disorganized and floating around in a box? Put them in a wonderful book that makes searching for a family favorite easy and more enjoyable!

The album measures a bit larger than 8x9 and all of the inside pages are 6"x 8". The cover is sturdy chipboard and the pages are protected in clear plastic protectors.  

Need additional plastic sleeves for recipe cards? Send me a message -- I'll be happy to get them for you.  

If you order the album pre-made, it will be shipped completely assembled and ready for photos or gift-giving.  

Do-It-Yourself Kit:
You can also order this album as a do-it-yourself kit!
The pre-cut scrapbook kit includes all of the materials and instructions to make this colorful album! 

Included in the Kit:
Binder Album by Kaisercraft
Precut pattern paper (by Carta Bella) 
Pre cut photo mats
Coordinating stickers and die cuts
Metal charms
Full Color instructions 

Tools & supplies you will need to complete this project:
Paper trimmer and/or scissors
Adhesive -- wet and dry
Pop Dots or other dimensional adhesive
1/4" standard hole punch

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Doodlebug Calendar with Daily Doodles

Today's project:  2016 Daily Doodles Calendar
Created For:  Doodlebug Designs

Hi friends!  I'm super excited about a new project that I have posted over at Doodlebug Designs today.   It uses a brand NEW Doodlebug product AND lots of fun collections from throughout 2015.  Do you have some left over Doodlebug scraps or, do you wish you had a reason to use some of this year's adorable collections?  If so, I have a perfect project for you :)

When Doodlebug recently introduced Daily Doodles I was thrilled!  I'm a calendar girl.  I love documenting birthdays, holidays, fun family events, etc. so a calendar is a really fun project for me.

With Daily Doodles, and lots of this year's Doodlebug collection scraps, I was able to create a really fun calendar for 2016.

I kept the scrapbook pages VERY simple, and plan to focus on filling in the fun calendar next year.  Seriously ... how fun will this be with stickers, journaling, and adding dates and events, and little 2x2 pictures!!  I can't wait!  Here are a few pictures of my starting point:

There is a scrapbook page for each month (note: after the year is over I will slide these pages into a 12x12 scrapbook album!) and a Daily Doodles calendar page for each month .... 

How fun is this!!  I can't wait until 2016 so I can start filling it in!  I'm going to add family and friend photos to birthday squares, cute Doodlebug stickers on major events (like the Santa on Dec 25 above) and lots of adorable embellishments "just because" ... 

Hope you have fun with Daily Doodles too and either use up your scraps OR use this as an excuse to go get all of those Doodlebug collections from earlier this year!! 

Happy Scrapping!