Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Another Bundle of Joy with Echo Park

This time...It's A Boy!  Well, a mini album for a boy that is :)

Just a quick share of a mini I made using the new collection from Echo Park, "Bundle of Joy".  I'm always excited when I find cute new baby collections.  Mini albums are a sweet gift for baby showers and new moms!

Friday, April 26, 2013

New Friday Challenge and Sketch at Frosted Designs

Good Friday morning Artsy friends! It's challenge day over at Frosted Designs, and this time it's a fun sketch project! And here's my version of the sketch below. These are my precious nieces many years ago. I just adore them! 💗

And here is the sketch I was working from ...

Paper by Echo Park -- "Sweet Girl" by Lori Whitlock
Silhouette die-cutting files by Lori Whitlock: 4 Doily Set #24969

Monday, April 22, 2013

Lori Whitlock's Creative Team

I am excited to be able to share some exciting news with you today.  I've been invited to be part of Lori Whitlock's creative team!  I've absolutely loved Lori's designs for a long time.  You've seen Lori's fabulous work at Echo Park Paper -- she designs some of my favorite paper lines ... "This & That Charming", "For the Record", "Note to Self" among others, and the recent "All About a Boy" and "Sweet Girl" collections.  Lori also has wonderful SVG files for die cutting on Silhouette's site and her own website Lori Whitlock.

I am thrilled to be part of Lori's team and hope that you'll pop over to her blog and look around. Leave a comment and tell her Traci sent you over!

A few of my projects using Lori's designs:

Friday, April 19, 2013

Mother's Day Mini -- A Wonderful Gift!

Holy cow -- time is flying by this year!

Mother's Day is right around the corner -- Sunday, May 12 !  That's barely over three weeks away!  Do you know what you are getting Mom? Step-Mom? Grandma? or Mom-in-Law ??

How about a gift of memories?  This mini album can be purchased pre-made, or as a kit so you can do-it-yourself!  All moms love photos so why not fill this wonderful mini album with photos and journaling that she will cherish for years to come!

Mother's Day mini album 

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Kits are Selling Out...New Ones Coming Soon!

Just a quick post to let my Artsy friends know that my summer kits are almost sold out -- one left of each of these:

 Beach Kit

Summer Kit

New kits coming soon!

Mother's Day Mini Album using My Mind's Eye 'Unforgettable'

 Father's Day Mini Album with Fancy Pants 'Swagger'

Travel Mini Album Kit using Simple Stories 'Urban Traveler'

Stay tuned!  and follow Artsy Albums on Facebook to stay up-to-date on our latest kits!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Color Challenge: Navy, Aqua, & Orange

I was going through some pictures recently, and found these pictures of my boys when they were much younger.  It made be so happy to see these silly faces that I created a mini album just for these pictures.

These colors are perfect for a challenge over at The Play Date Cafe.  If you have never joined a challenge over there, you may want to head over and have some fun!  I recently discovered this site and plan to enter this little mini into this week's challenge which is to use the colors of navy, aqua, and orange in a project :)

Hope you join me in playing along :)

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Echo Park's Bundle of Joy...so Sweet

Since one of the most common requests I receive for custom mini albums is for baby gifts, I am always on the search for adorable collections.  Echo Park's Bundle of Joy does not disappoint -- full of new baby cuteness :)

So since I've had my "pink fix"... I think I will go create something fun with the blue and green boy version which of course, is equally adorable!

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Friday, April 12, 2013

Fabulous Friday Challenge at Frosted Designs

Post #2 for today...my goodness I'm on a roll :)
Just wanted to make sure y'all didn't forget that today is challenge day over at Frosted Designs!  The challenge is a "Travel" project -- perfect timing for this with spring break in full swing and summer right around the corner!

Check out all of the Travel inspiration on the Frosted Designs blog today and link up your project for a chance to WIN an Artsy Albums Travel Kit!!  Follow this link :)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Cycling Team Project with Little Yellow Bicycle

Good morning Artsy friends!

I'm excited to share a new cycling team project that I did for Little Yellow Bicycle's new Fern & Forest. This is a wonderful new collection with a boyish theme, and they also have adorable Fern & Forest Girl papers and embellishments that I will be creating with soon.

Also, check out all the wonderful inspiration all month long at Little Yellow Bicycle's new blog!  Leave a comment and tell them Traci sent you!

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Giveaway Winner!

Good Saturday morning friends!

I have a winner to announce from last week's giveaway!

Congrats to Kim Ott for being the winner of this awesome scrappy collection of goodies!  Email me your address Kim, and I will get everything sent out to you next week :)