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Friday, March 17, 2017

Doodlebug Collectible Pin Wall Display

Hi everyone!  It's Traci and I'm back to share another project for my craft room with you.  As you may remember from my last post (wall calendar with Daily Doodles), I recently moved into a new craft space and I'm having lots of fun adding things to my walls.  So when the pin challenge came up, I decided to create some wall displays that I can add to as I collect more pins.


This is a 12x12 display.  I started with a piece of white card stock and layered the following pieces on top:

Pistachio Gingham Prints 11 3/4" x 11 3/4"
Spring-A-Ling double-sided card stock 11 1/2" x 11 1/2"
Bubblegum Gingham Prints -- cut on my CAMEO machine.  (This is an offset of the cutting file).
White card stock -- cut on my CAMEO machine.  Link Square Lace Background 11" square
May Flowers Dot paper -- cut into 2" squares and adhered behind each square.

I adhered everything to a piece of 12x12 corrugated cardboard cut from a packing box.

Once I pushed each pin through the paper and card board, I attached the pin's original card with the pin backing.  This is so I can remember the names, but also so that I don't lose the original card.

I added my display to a  white 12x12 shadowbox frame .  I used this one because it has adjustable inserts to change depth as needed.


I went ahead and made two more frames for my room because I know I'll be adding more pins to my collection.  
Thanks for checking out my project today!  Be sure to check back next week, when the team will have more project ideas for these adorable collectible pins!

Thursday, March 16, 2017

New York Travel Mini Album

Hi friends,
Just hopping on the blog this morning to share a mini album I created for a client this week.  She wanted a travel album for an upcoming trip to New York.  I used a chipboard binder album and a combination of paper from PhotoPlay's Boarding Pass collection, and Kaisercraft's Wanderlust line.








Thanks for stopping by and checking out this fun travel album!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Lori Whitlock March Blog Hop


Happy Tuesday everyone!  It's the second Tuesday of the month so I'm hopping along with Lori Whitlock's creative team for our March blog hop!  If you are just starting here, be sure to go over to Lori's site to start the hop from the beginning ... our creative team has some fun projects to share with you!!

For my project, I created one of Lori's adorable new box cards.  I also used her new spring paper collection from Echo Park, Celebrate Spring.  How cute is this paper, and wouldn't you love to get this card from a friend?

I just love the flower on this card and the cute little bee.  What a darling way to send a little "happiness" to friends and family!

In addition to our blog hop today, Lori has a few other fun things for you!!  




After the hop, visit the Artsy Albums shop and check out the new album and page kits we have, in addition to our newest section of premade pages...they are perfect for mixing into your own designs to help you get your albums completed faster!

Now, back to the hop .... your next stop is Kathy Skou's site!

If you get lost ... here is the hop order:
Traci Penrod .. you are here
KATHY SKOU .. your next stop
Courtney Lee 
Anita MulCahey

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Doodlebug Magnetic Wall Calendar

Hi everyone, Traci here to share my Doodlebug Calendar Challenge project with you.  I recently moved into a new craft space and I've been needing a visual reminder of due dates and to do lists on the wall near my desk.  When I learned about this design team challenge, I was excited about creating a magnetic calendar for my room.
To make my calendar, I adhered 5 sheets of 12x12 Daily Doodles calendar paper, and 1 sheet of Love You Lots double-sided card stock to the front of a 24"x36" magnetic board purchased from an office supply store.  I started out with 6 calendar sheets, but then decided to add the cute sheet for lists.

I made labels for my lists, and matted them on Stone Grey linen paper.  I adhered these directly to the 12x12 sheet.
Although I wanted my calendar to have glass on the front, I quickly realized that the magnets wouldn't work through glass, so I moved on to 12x12 sheets of clear acetate.  Before adhering my acetate over the calendars, I added a few stickers to the calendars that I wanted permanently adhered under the plastic.  Then, using tiny glue dots in each corner, I adhered 6 sheets of 12x12 clear acetate over each calendar and the list sheet.  

I used the Daily Doodles Month stickers to create a magnetic label that can be changed out for different months.  I also added pieces of heavy magnetic tape to the back of some Spring Things and Cream & Sugar die cuts and stickers.  I even added a few family photos behind the little die cut frames ... love these!

I am a huge fan of glitter sprinkles so they had to be on my calendar ... I adhered them on the acetate to dress up my list labels and flower centers.  

So that's my project for you today ... it's definitely the largest one I've done :), but I love it.  I hope I've inspired you to have fun creating with Doodlebug's Daily Doodle pages too!

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Disney and Travel Scrapbook Kits

With spring right around the corner, travel plans for spring break and summer are on many people's minds.  We want to be sure we help you make scrapbooking those wonderful trips fun and easy so we have several DIY scrapbook kits that are perfect for your travel memories.  You can also purchase them pre-made if you are short on time!

Headed to see Mickey?  If so, you'll be taking lots of pictures.  Our Disney scrapbook kits make saving and sharing those memories so easy!


Other travel plans?  Our 8-page 12x12 kit is travel themed for any other travel adventure that you have planned.  Our kits are pre-designed, pre-cut, come with full color easy to understand instructions and all of the materials needed to make the project.
See more photos and get all of the details in our online shop at 

Thanks for stopping by today!