Friday, September 27, 2013

Ahoy Matey! Add-On - New From Natalie's Place Design

Ahoy mateys!  Natalie's got some new pirate stuff for you today.  It's an add-on kit plus lots of premade packs that are just amazing! The add-on contains 14 new papers, 5 ribbons, two ricracs, 5 flowers, 2 leaves3 frames, a bow, a brad, a string, a staple, 3 word tags, 2 flourishes, a border, crossed bones, a ship, a pirate hat, a message in a bottle, a treasure chest, a canon, canon balls, a star scatter, a string element, a brass star and an alpha.

You can find all of Natalie's collections at Natalie's Little Corner of The World.
Take a look at this cool set of word art titles.  They were made with the alpha inside the add-on kit.

You can also purchase the set of page starters, paper stacks and brushes.  If you love pirates, then you'll want to grab all of these!

I used the paper stacks, word art titles and page starters to make these 2 layouts below.  It all fits together perfectly!

For a coordinating freebie, I've made a Pirate word art title.  Hope you like it!  You can also find a matching freebie at Lisa's Blog and Cynthia's Blog.  Have a great weekend!

Parlez-Vous Francais - A New Country Kit From Kellybell Designs

Kelly is rounding the corner at Epcot's World Showcase and conquering another country.  Today her newest collection focuses on France and all wonderful sights, smells and shopping.  Wandering around the French Pavilion is truly a delight to all the senses!  Take a look at Kelly's newest collection....

Isn't it tres magnifique?  The colors are so vibrant they just pop!  Inside you'll find 15 papers in lavish patterns of stripes, swirls, and dots.  For embellishments, you'll get an assortment of over 50 elements including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Marie cat, poodle, lamp post, large wheeled tricycle, clock, keys, hearts, post cards, passport stamp, frames, mouse, journal tags, fleur-de-lis, chef hat, beret, France flag, coat of arms, bread bag, scooter, stitching, strings and so much more.  The full alpha is a dainty cream colored alpha outlined in black.

Kelly's premade word art titles, page starters and paper packs provide a fabulous jump start on scrapping your layouts.  Whether you're scrapping your summer trip to Paris, a meeting with Remy or Marie, dining at Les Chefs de France or taking in the sights around the France pavilion, you'll want to add this collection to your country kit stash and start scrapping ASAP!

You'll find all of Kelly's country kits and other Disney inspired goodies at her store at  This new collection will be priced at 25% off for this weekend only.

Versatility in a kit is very important so that you feel you're not purchasing a kit for just a single purpose.  There are so many uses for this 'Parlez-Vous Francais' kit.  Take a look at what I scrapped for our meeting with Marie.

You know you love finding out where the freebies are hiding each week.  Well wonder no more...  The 3 matching freebies for this collection can be found at Jenn's Blog, Kelly's Blog, and my blog below.  Have a great weekend and have fun scrapping!

Friday, September 20, 2013

Undersea Voyage From Kellybell Designs

Have you ever wanted to swim with dolphins, touch a sting ray, get face to face with a shark or watch whales doing flips together?  There's lots of fun to be had with all these under sea creatures.  Whether you're heading out to Sea World, Discovery Cove, snorkeling or to the aquarium, it's fascinating to get up close and personal with a sea lion, shark, turtle, octopus, walrus, whales and fish.  Kelly's newest collection is inspired by all those under water creatures.  Take a look at....

This kit is filled with 15 papers in sunny, happy colors of blue, yellow and orange mixed in with black and white, of course.  There's so many adorable sea creatures including whales, dolphins, fish, sea lion, shark, octopus, jelly fish, penguin, turtles, ray, sea horses and more.  You'll also get a bucket of fish, wet suit, scuba mask, sun screen, flairs, journal tags featuring the sea creatures names, frames, light house, water spouts, water waves, flowers, port hole, clouds, coral, sea grass and much more.  The dark blue alpha is amazing for creating fabulous titles.  Kelly's word art pack has 5 different titles that are perfect for Sea World layouts. 

This kit is so versatile!  You can scrap your snorkeling photos, fun at the pool, photos of the Yacht Club and Beach Club resorts, Disney cruise destinations, as well as The Seas With Nemo & Friends.  You might also want to grab Kelly's page starters which have a fabulous under water feel to them.

The new 'Undersea Voyage' collection will be 25% off this weekend only so make sure you grab all the pieces and put them in your shopping cart.  You'll find this new collection and all of Kelly's kits and accessories at  Stop in the store, browse around and check out all the all the wonderful designs.

This kit was really fun to scrap with!  You can find all the Creative Team layouts on Kelly's Blog or inside the Kellybell Designs Gallery.  Here's a page that I made from our trip to Sea World in San Diego in June.  The big Shamu character was very playful!

Now it's time to grab your web suit and swim on over to Kelly's CT gals blogs to pick up some coordinating freebies made with this awesome collection.  You'll find them at Jennifer's Blog, Julie's Blog and Roxana's Blog.  Can't wait to see all your underwater adventure layouts you can create with 'Undersea Voyage'.  Have a great weekend!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Scare'Em 101 From Natalie's Place Designs

In the spirit of back to school, Disney has the Monster's University theme running throughout the parks.  There's fun new scenery and cute character costumes.  Natalie's newest collection was inspired by all those bright colors and fun school spirit.

This kit is filled with happy bright colors and adorable elements.  Perfect for scrapping all those photos with Mike and Sully.  The kit has 20 papers, 6 ribbons, 2 ricracs, 9 flowers, 5 frames, 2 buntings, a pennant, 2 leaves, a striped paper straw in 7 colors, 2 word picks, 2 word stamps, a string, a twine, a stitch line, a stack of books, a pair of scissors, a pencil, a notebook, a ruler, a megaphone, a glue bottle, cat eye glasses with & without chain, a torn notebook paper journaling page, 3 printed stickers, a blank sticker, two borders, 2 tied ribbon borders, scotch tape, duct tape, 2 doors, a line of doors, a bow, a button, a chalk circle, a chalk scribble, 4 splats, a splatter, 5 monsters, 4 miscellaneous elements and 4 alphas!

All the premade word art titles, page starters and paper stacks are simply gorgeous!  I love scrapping with these.  Natalie has such an elegant flair to her clustering!  You can find all of her designs at Natalie's Little Corner Of The World.

I made 2 layouts, one with Mike and one with Sully.

And for your freebie today, I have a cluster frame for highlighting those fun character meeting photos.  You can also find a freebie at Cynthia's Blog and Lisa's Blog.  Natalie's Blog has one too.  Have a great week!

Friday, September 13, 2013

Disney World Rides Word Art Titles From Kellybell Designs

How much fun are the rides at a Disney Park?  Whether you like the super fast Rock N Roller Coaster or the slower ups and downs on Dumbo, Disney certainly has rides for all ages and for all types of thrill seekers.  When you're scrapping your pages of ride photos, it's so wonderful to have a set of word art titles that were made specifically for that ride.  Today, Kelly has a new word art pack that is filled with 16 different word art titles for Disney Park rides.  There are 5 from Animal Kingdom, 4 from Hollywood Studios, 3 from Magic Kingdom and 4 from Epcot.  It's a great mix of ride titles and certainly one that needs to go into your scrapping stash.


This new word art collection is on sale for 25% off this weekend only at  This is a great accessory pack that you can use time and time again.  So make sure you grab it while it's on sale now.

These word art titles look so smashing as the final topper to your layouts.  Take a look at the layout I created using the Mission Space word art title.  You can find lots of creative inspiration at Kelly's Store Gallery.

Hope you have a great weekend!  Have fun scrapping and picking out those perfect layout titles for your pages.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Kellybell Designs September Blog Challenge

The kids are back to school.  Now it's time to start day dreaming about a trip around the world.  What's on your bucket list for places to visit?  One place where you can visit lots of countries, all in one afternoon, is Epcot's World Showcase.  That's the theme for this month's Kellybell Designs blog challenge - 'Around The World'.

Here's the participation prize you'll receive this month for playing along.  CT member Roxana has made a beautiful set of journal cards for you.  Everyone who submits a layout will receive a participation prize.  And the most outstanding layout will receive a gift certificate to Kelly's store.

Here are the rules and instructions to participation in the Monthly Blog Challenge:
  • Scrap a page from the many countries in Disney's Epcot World Showcase. You can show off characters there, dining places, architecture, rides or other scenery from any of the World Showcase countries.
  • While the instructions are written for Walt Disneyworld, please adapt them for any of the other Disney parks around the world.
  • You can use as many photos as you want and include as many elements and papers that you choose.  We want to see your creativity sparkle!
  • Layouts should be made with 100% Kellybell products or freebies (you are allowed to use a template from another designer).  You are welcome to submit more than 1 layout.
  • Post your layout into the Challenges Gallery at Kellybell Designs by midnight EST Sept 30th.  Participation prizes will be sent to the email address you have listed with Kelly's gallery.
The most outstanding layout will be announced the first week of October.  That's also when the participation prizes will be sent out.  Check your stash to see what Kellybell Designs kits you already own or take some time to browse through Kelly's store to see if you want to pick up a new collection to scrap with.

Here are a few of Kelly's kits that might be helpful for this challenge.

You can find lots of inspiration at Kelly's Blog to give you some ideas of what to scrap for this challenge.  This is my layout for the "Around The World" challenge.  It's one of the topiaries at Epcot that had Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Mousescrappers Design Challenge #12 - Blog Hop

This month's Design Challenge at Mousescrappers focused on a nautical theme.  The only way to get all the mini kits and templates is to participate in the design challenge.  The next challenge is happening soon so make sure you check it out HERE.

This month there were 10 participants.

This mini kit was my contribution.

Here is the blog hop for your Design Challenge freebies:

chefminniemouse -
mjajmom -    YOU ARE HERE
shahar29 -
romajo -
msbagley -
stacylynn -

I've got a coordinating mini-kit for you today.  It's got 10 papers and several cute beachy elements.  Hope you like it!  Have a great weekend.


Prototype City By Kellybell Designs

I hope you enjoyed the 50% off sale at Kellybell Designs and that you picked up all the wonderful Girls Only paperstack freebies last week.  Now it's time to get back to talking about Kelly's new releases.  This week's collection focuses on the future, meaning Epcot's futuristic world.  Everybody loves to take photos in front of the "Big Ball" at the entrance to Epcot as well as in front of the huge water fountain.  'Prototype City' is perfectly designed to capture the funky cool patterns, modern metallics and soft colors within Epcot.  Introducing Kelly's newest collection called....

This kit is filled with 15 gorgeous papers with strips, dots and zany patterns.  There's over 55 elements including a light bulb, screw, ribbons, banner, spaceship earth, gear, flairs, camera, monorail, Epcot ears, flowers, photo mask, metallic frame, stars, staple, sprays, heart, word tags, clip, buttons and more.  You're going to love it!

The coordinating page starters and paper stacks are fabulous too!  They're perfectly clustered and organized to give your layouts a jump start or extra boost.

Within the kit you'll find a steel outline alpha.  Kelly used that alpha and decorations to create 5 different word art titles that are perfect to top your pages.

All of Kelly's collections can be found inside her store at  There are so many magical kits and accessories to browse.  This new collection, 'Prototype City', will be 25% off for this weekend only so grab it now while it's on sale.

The colors in this kit are inspired by Epcot but they are very versatile to be used for lots of Disney styled layouts.  Here's a page that I made.

In your journey around the Epcot world, you'll find 3 coordinating freebies for this 'Prototype City' collection.  Make sure you pick them up and add them to your stash.  Give Kelly's CT gals a high five along the way.  Have a fabulous weekend!

Lisa's Blog -
JessicaK's Blog -
Sharon's Blog -