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Saturday, April 30, 2016

20% off Sale This Weekend!

Use coupon code WEEKEND20 to receive 20% off your kit and pre-made purchases at Artsy Albums this weekend!  Valid Saturday (4/30) and Sunday (5/1) only.    
Not valid on custom orders.




Saturday, April 23, 2016

Mother's Day Mini Album Gift with My Mind's Eye Hello Gorgeous

Hey everyone!
I'm just quickly hopping on the blog this morning to introduce you to our newest mini album kit!  It's all about Mom for this one (don't forget ... Mother's Day is May 8th!).  When I saw this collection from My Mind's Eye, called "Hello Gorgeous", I knew it would be perfect for a special gift. 
I just love the colors in this collection ... teal and deep rose, with hints of pink, lime, and cream...gorgeous!

The album is available in the shop pre-made, or as a DIY kit.  As always, our kits are pre-cut, packaged by page, and come with full step-by-step instructions.  They are fun and easy to assemble, and are perfect handmade gifts!

Don't need a gift for Mom this year, but still love the album?  No problem ... just leave the 2 Mom phrases out of the album and you have a beautiful all occasion scrapbook!  Get more details in our Etsy shop at www.artsyalbums.etsy.com.

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Our Little Mermaid Mini Album with Doodlebug Under the Sea

Happy Friday everyone!
I'm in love with Doodlebug's new Anchor's Away collection, and after adding the "Lil' Sailor" mini album to the shop, I received a request for a girl version.  Thankfully, Doodlebug has a sister collection called Under the Sea so it was perfect for this sweet mermaid mini.






Cute paper and embellishments aren't they??  Doodlebug rocks! I haven't decided if I will turn this design into a kit for the shop yet ... I'd love to hear your thoughts.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Monday, April 18, 2016

Doodlebug Under the Sea Layout

Happy Monday Artsy Albums friends!  I'm excited to be sharing my "Under the Sea" layout over on the Doodlebug Blog today!  This new collection is super cute!

The papers and embellies are perfect for anything girly ... so don't just think "beach".  They worked perfectly for these adorable dress-up photos of my niece.  How fun is it that she and the mermaid have matching headbands!!  LOL!  

I created a little scene in the top corner using the new shape sprinkles that come with this collection, and added some adorable bubble sprinkles next to my little mermaid.

I love Doodlebug's fancy frills border stickers, so I decided to add a bunch of them to the bottom of the page along with more sprinkle dots.  It was an added bonus that the cute sea critters were peeking out underneath!

I hope my page has inspired you to create something adorable with Under the Sea!!  Thanks for stopping by ... and please be sure to "like" Artsy Albums on Facebook and follow us on Instagram!  You won't want to miss our sales, new kit information, and giveaways!


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Doodlebug Anchors Aweigh Mini Album

Hi everyone!  I'm back to share another mini album kit with you.  This one features the new Doodlebug Anchors Aweigh collection and I just can't get enough of the adorable patterns, sea critters, and colors in this line. 

This album will be perfect for a little guy's first trip to the beach, a newborn nursery theme, or any fun photos of your lil' sailor!

For the first page, I used my die-cutting machine to create a folded porthole card.  It opens so that you can tuck photos inside!  How cute is that little sea turtle?!

I love all of the stickers that come with this collection.  There are lots of cute sea creatures, phrase stickers and borders.  I used one of the fancy frills border stickers to create my "seaweed". 

The bubble sprinkles are another favorite of mine!


I love this design so much that I've added it to the shop as a kit!  The album kit includes all of these super cute Doodlebug products along with complete instructions for completing the project.  You can order the album pre-made or as a DIY kit in our Artsy Albums shop, or hop over to Doodlebug's website to get more info about the collection.



Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Travel Scrapbook with Simple Stories You Are Here

Hi everyone!
I've been busy working on some new kits for the shop this week.  I added this travel scrapbook to our kit collection today and I'm really excited to share a few of the details with you!



This album is available as a DIY kit or pre-made and will make a wonderful keepsake for photos of your tropical vacation photos. The album measures slightly larger than 6x8 inches, and includes 12+ scrapbook pages, 5 fun shaped/journaling pages, 8 divided plastic photo sleeves, and a large envelope for memorabilia.

Gorgeous paper and embellishments, tags, fold out pages, pockets -- these are just a few of the things that adorn the 12 scrapbook pages of this travel album. The cover is covered with fabulous paper and embellishments by Simple Stories. The pages also include three pockets and a fold-out page so that at least 23 photos can be added to the scrapbook pages, and many more can be saved in the plastic sleeves. I always create my albums so that photos can easily tuck under embellishments, and I always use only acid-free, photo-safe supplies. The title on the cover says "Travel Journal" and other pages say "Here We Go", "Paradise", "Fun in the Sun", and "Happy Place" ... just to name a few.




Pre-made:
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 beautiful mini album! 

Included in the Kit:
Binder Album by Simple Stories

Precut pattern paper by Simple Stories
Bazzill cardstock pages 
Coordinating Die-cut Shapes 
Coordinating Chipboard
Journaling and Title cards
Simple Stories Shaped Journaling Pages
Jute and Wood Accents 
Self-Adhesive Brads
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
Standard 1/4" hole punch

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As always, thank you so much for visiting my shop at www.artsyalbums.etsy.com! My goal is to create scrapbooks, memory albums, and kits that encourage people to share their stories, preserve their photos, and document their everyday lives.


Thursday, April 7, 2016

Baby Journals with Bella Blvd

Happy Thursday Artsy friends!
I'm hopping on the blog this morning to share our new baby journals with you! These precious little albums make wonderful gifts and are decorated throughout with Bella Blvd's new "Cute Baby Boy" and "Sweet Baby Girl" collections. 


The journals are available as DIY kits with all of the materials pre-cut and packaged by page.  The kits come with easy to follow instructions, but if you would rather we put it together for you, you can order it pre-made!  

























There are spots for journaling, photos, hand & foot prints, and pockets to save hospital bracelets, cards, or other keepsakes.  
























Visit the online shop today to get more details: 

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Sunday, April 3, 2016

The All Things Silhouette Conference



It's been such a fun weekend in Peachtree City, GA, hanging out with lots of new friends at the All Things Silhouette conference!  Thanks so much to Rushita and Gina for all of your help!  I couldn't have done it without you!!



I had fun teaching 3 Silhouette mini album classes and meeting lots of great ladies at my Artsy Albums booth.  I also got to hang out with my friend Lori Whitlock :)  Love her!  I hope to return for the next conference in November!  Check out the details here.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Doodlebug Spring Garden Layout

Happy Monday everyone! I'm back over on the Doodlebug Blog today, sharing my Spring Garden layout.   I just love the patterns and colors in this collection -- plaids, dots, flowers, chevrons -- they are all so cute and there's also a whole page of cute little polaroid frames.  



Sprinkles are probably my favorite scrapbooking embellishments.  I added quite a few to this page,  including the new tiny flower shapes ... CUTE!!



Here is a list of the Doodlebug goodies I used to create this page:
Spring Garden Icon Stickers
Spring Garden This & That Stickers
Tiny Flower Shape Sprinkles
Berry Blossoms Paper
Sweet Talk Paper
Fruit Stripe Paper
Kiwi Dot Paper
Garden Paid paper

Happy crafting everyone!  Don't forget to stay up-to-date on our latest kits, sales, and giveaways by "liking" Artsy Albums on Facebook and following us on Instagram @artsyalbums!

Thursday, March 17, 2016

St. Patrick's Day Flash Sale

Happy St. Patrick's Day!  Save 20% 
in the shop today!
Use coupon code GREEN20