Saturday, June 30, 2012


Finally gave Sweet Day a break! Here's what I did. This pattern is from the Recollections re-print of Stella and Rose by My Mind's Eye. It's called "Mosaic Memories" at Michael's and it's printed on thinner paper, not cardstock.

I love these papers! I used the Dear Lizzy sticker book and sheet of polaroid cut outs.the ticket on the side, tucked behind the photo has the journaling and was a Joann's find ;) 

Addicted to Sweet Day

So here are all the Sweet Day LO's I've done so far. Still have enough of the kit left  for a few more! But I took a break because I really wanted to work with this one particular picture and I think it looks great on a piece of patterned paper that is NOT from sweet day...Let me go get it and post that one up too.
I love these. I really recommend the sweet day kit. I've used pieces of all the parts in the kit. and I have plans for the rest! :D

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Getting so much out of a collection!

Still loving Sweet Day by Echo Park and waiting desperately for them to release Everyday Eclectic. 
Hope I love it just as much! 
I keep coming back to the Dear Lizzy Neapolitan embellishments like this cute little jar and that sticker on top and even the little heart stamp. I only have 3 complete sheets left, and that's only cause I bought doubles of some! What collections have you been enjoying?

Saturday, June 23, 2012

More Glitter Girl...

This is for Glitter Girl's Sticker challenge. I love her videos. They are stash busters ;) 
I used Sweet Day by Echo Park. I liked a couple papers, so I got them and I loved them so much I ended up buying the whole kit! I'm so glad I did. this is my favorite new collection. Hope you check out Shimelle's  (Glitter Girl) videos. I'm even considering taking some of her classes!

Friday, June 22, 2012

For a Super Great Friend

Papers & embellies- Bella Blvd. 
Stamp- Crafter's Companion 
Colored with Prismacolors
I love how challenges inspire me to 
1- Use my stash and 
2- Get things done! maybe housework doesn't get done, but cards and LO's are getting done! 
That counts right?! 
The color inspiration came from Crafter's Companion June Sunshine/Yellow Challenge
I love this CC stamp. I have 2 sisters and a 
some great friends that totally deserve a cute handmade card ;) 
I'm entering it in this month's CC challenge.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Road Trip!

Still catching up on scrapping my friend's b-day road trip last year. I used the back of yesterday's LO to create this page. I didn't want to waste the pretty paper behind it. and since they are part of the same story, they will be perfect. I used Shimelle's starting point as the starting point (obviously, lol) for this LO. It's a weekly challenge I just found recently. You can find it here.

This is the page behind this LO: 

Have a great day!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Birthday Girl

First LO of my friend's b-day get-away to Vegas last year. 
It took me a while but I got to it! LOL.

Papers are lost and found 2 and one of the pages from the October afternoon 
Here and Now from the 9to5 collection. Love that collection :) 
The title is done with Mini Market letters also from October afternoon.

The other side of the background paper is so pretty, I think I'm gonna do a double sided LO. 
Can't go wasting pretty paper, right? :) 

I got all my supplies for this page at My Scraps & More 
It has become my favorite place to shop online!

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Uncle Ben and Glitter Girl

I've been watching 'The Adventures of Glitter Girl' on the Two Peas in a Bucket website.
She's so inspiring! I just love watching her work and I've picked up a lot of tips from her.
This LO is totally inspired by her style:

Hope you get a chance to check out the videos :)

Saturday, June 9, 2012

My Scraps Got Talent II

First challenge for My Scraps Got Talent II. Hosted by Myscrapsandmore (my favorite place to shop). 
I really liked that bird paper and I wanted it to show! 

Here's the sketch I worked with:

and this Bingo board: 

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

2 Winners!

Good morning!

Here are the winners for the StampersBesr Blog Candy:

StampersBest Winner: Kelly Massaman!!!
 Kelly: you will claim your prize directly from StampersBest

Congratulations KELLY MASSMAN is the WINNER of the blog candy giveaway! please contact us (link to our contact page below) and let us know which one of our new releases you'd like as your prize....

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Winner of my own stamp giveaway, chosen by is:

Karla, Happy Blogaversary! Thanks to you and Stampers Best for being so generous. Their stamps are so unique. Love the designs. I posted about your giveaway on my blog. Thanks again for the chance! 

Tonya, please email me your address so I can send out your prize soon :) 

Thank you to StampersBest for sponsoring and thanks to everyone who entered!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

StampersBest Blog Candy Giveaway

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Ok  gals (and guys), the weekend is here!

I took a comprehensive exam Saturday morning. I spent so many weeks preparing and it felt so good to get it over with!

Oh and you know what else?! This June will be my 2 year blogaversary!!! Time flew by!

I want to celebrate  both events with some blog candy :)
I have 2 different giveaways going on!
Remember I discovered Stampers Best? Here's the video of my haul again:

Well, they will sponsor giveaway number 1 for me. Isn't that wonderful?!
Giveaway 1: A Stampers Best new release stamp. Your choice!
This giveaway is open to everyone! All you have to do is leave a comment :)
Stampers Best will choose a winner using soon after the deadline. They will announce the winner by posting a comment here. They will include information about how to claim your prize.

Giveaway 2: This one is from me :)
StampersBest Vintage Delivery Rubber Stamp

This one will go to one of my followers. Just a little token of appreciation for those who have followed me over the last 2 years. I will use to choose one of my loyal followers :)
Just leave a comment!

If you want to share this giveaway (through a post or your sidebar), I would truly appreciate it!

Giveaways end June 5th
(Winners will be posted soon after)

If you just have to have some of these stamps, feel free to use my coupon code MadeByKarla (case sensitive) to get 10% off your purchase. No expiration date.

I want to give a BIG  Thank You to StampersBest for sponsoring this giveaway.
It's so much fun. I love giveaways! Don't you? ;)

Sunday, June 3, 2012


Last couple days to enter my giveaway from StampersBest! Check out the candy post for details :) 2 stamps and less than 10 entries! Those are great odds for you ;) Here's their new releases So many choices! Good Luck!