Monday, March 13, 2017

Seriously {Paper Issues Scraplift}

I'm playing along with Scraplift Sunday this week at Paper Issues.
The original is from Cat Martin. It's super fun and I couldn't wait to play along.
We share in the Paper Issues Facebook Group.
If you share, you can also win a gift card to the store.
You can find supplies that I used on this layout in the PI store.
Use the code CASSIE to save 20%.
Here is the original:

I hope you play along!

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Eat Play Sleep Love Baseball {Paper Issues Mood Board}

It's March! There's a new Pinspire Me Mood Board at Paper Issues
I love all the green.
I love the green grass on the field in the picture so I ran with it.
I love Baseball.
I hope you can play along too!
You can post your projects in this group.
You can shop all the products I used in the Paper Issues store.
Use the code CASSIE to save 20%
March Mood Board:

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Be Fearless Be You {Paper Issues Scraplift}

Every Sunday at Paper Issues we choose a new layout to lift.
It's my favorite day of the week.
This week we lifted a fun layout from Becky.
My kid doesn't like his picture taken but on this day, he asked for it.
Heck yeah!
I used everything that was close to my workspace.
Pebbles, Heidi Swapp, Lawn Fawn, Shimelle, Amy Tangerine, Dear Lizzy...
just whatever is close.
I like to mix it up.
I hope you play along with us!
We share our layouts here.
The original inspiration:

Friday, February 17, 2017

Loved This Adventure {Paper Issues Mood Board}

I think this month has to be my favorite Mood Board ever.
Mary-Ann rocked it for sure.
I used everything.
I just started gluing stuff down and Bam! This happened.
I didn't know where it was going at first...$563 worth of enamel dots later, I'm done.
Just like that.
Here is the mood board in case you want to play along...or decorate your house.
It's awesome!!!!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

I Love You {Paper Issues Valentine}

There's a new Product Spotlight at Paper Issues today.
We are showcasing the My Funny Valentine line.
I love all things pink and hearts and love.
I had to play along!
You can find more projects on the blog here.
You can find the products in the store here.
Use the code CASSIE at checkout to save 20% off your whole order!

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Is This Heaven? {Paper Issues}

I decided to stop working and glue something.
The newest issue at Paper Issues is Stash Busting.
My favorite.
Anything goes. I like that.
I made this. Just glued rando stuff strategically.
Play along!  Here's the post. <3
When you are ready to add to your stash, go grab some goodies from the Paper Issues store.
Use the code CASSIE and save 20%.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

So Much Fun Together {Paper Issues+Fancy Pants}

You+Me+A Golf Course
This week the Paper Issues team is spotlighting the Joy Parade line from Fancy Pants.
It's bright and fun!
I tried painting. Tried.
I think I'm officially over that now.
Come play along in our Facebook Group and grab some goodies from the Paper Issues store.
Use the code CASSIE to save 20% off anything you buy!

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Remember This {Paper Issues+Hazelwood}

The Paper Issues team is shining the spotlight on Hazelwood.
I love this line so much!
There are so many whimsical bits.
I love that all of our layouts look completely different even though we are using the same line.
Hop over to the PI blog and take a peek.
You can also grab all of the products I used from the Paper Issues store.
Use the code CASSIE to save 20%

I get my photos printed with Parabo Press.
They are amazing quality. Not glossy. Not photo paper.
It's a heavy linen type paper and I will never use anything else!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

With You {Paper Issues Spotlight}

The Paper Issues team is spotlighting the Maggie Holmes Gather collection on the blog.
I played along. It matched my photo perfectly!
You can find the collection in the Paper Issues store and save 20% if you use the code CASSIE

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Peace+Happiness {Paper Issues Spotlight}

This week the Paper Issues team is spotlighting Pinkfresh Studios.
I chose the Oh Joy line from the store to work with.
This photo is one of my faves.
It was taken on front of the star wall in Kansas City, off 31st St., near the KCPT tower.
You can find more inspo on the Paper Issues blog.
Find the products in the store here. Use the code CASSIE to save 20%

Monday, October 3, 2016

Hello Fall {Paper Issues Scraplift}

I played along with Scraplift Sunday at Paper Issues.
We are lifting a fun layout from Lina Monaco.
I used the Simple Stories Hello Fall line from the Paper Issues store.
You can save 20% on your order with the code CASSIE
The feathers are from Amy Tangerine.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

California Love {Paper Issues Scraplift}

I just flew to California for a wedding.
The very first thing I did when I got off the plane was drive and take a picture of the Golden Gate bridge. I love it. I'm thinking of having it put on a giant canvas.
I used Shimelle's new line Go Now Go. Grab it here!  Use the code CASSIE for 20% off
Bonus: There were hearts and stickers with Journey on them.
I love Journey and Journey loves the city by the bay.
This week at Paper Issues, we are lifting an amazing layout from Amanda.
Come play along with us!!!
Link up in our Facebook Group!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Wild Love {Paper Issues Mood Board}

I am playing along with the Paper Issues August Mood Board.
I chose some fun papers from the Paige Evans Pink Paislee Take Me Away line.
You can find the papers in the Paper Issues store and use the code CASSIE to save 20% on your order.
You can play along with the August Mood board here.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Daydreamer {Paper Issues Cut File}

There's a new cut file at Paper Issues so I plugged in my Cameo and pushed Go.
I like to confetti things up so I thought why not scatter floating feathers all over the place?
Why not?
So I did.
Grab this cut file FREE right here.
We have lots of FREE files so load up yer cart!!!
Make something then come share it with us here.

Friday, July 8, 2016

The Crew {Paper Issues Mood Board}

There is a new Pinspire Me Mood Board up at Paper Issues so I played along.
I love the colors.
I used the June Swag Bag kit.
You can play along the Paper Issues FB Group.

Friday, July 1, 2016

You & Me Together {Paper Issues Cut File}

I plugged in my Cameo!!!
Paper Issues has so many FREE, amazing cut was about time that I used one.
I chose the hexagon background file this time.
I love the way it softens the background paper.
The lake is one of my favorite places to be.
That is all.
Play along with us and add your projects to our Facebook Group.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Selfie {Paper Issues Scraplift}

I played along with Scraplift Sunday at Paper Issues!
We lifted an amazing layout from Melissa.
Come play along...we do this every Sunday in our Facebook group here.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Peaches For Me

I played along with the Online crop at Paper Issues.
I made this layout for one of the challenges.
It is a scraplift of a fantastic layout by Janet D.
I used the She Blooms line from Bella Blvd.
You can find everything I used in the Paper Issues store.
Use the code CASSIE to save 20%

Monday, March 7, 2016

Hello Dallas! {Paper Issues Scraplift}

I am completely in love with this week's Scraplift!
Every Sunday we have a new layout to lift.
This week it was this one by Kelly Feldman:
Harley's face is so darn cute!
I had to lift it!
You can play along with us here.
I hope you do!!
All products are from the Paper Issues store.
You can save 20% off by using the code CASSIE at checkout.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Ribbon Tassel Garland

So I wanted to make a ribbon tassel garland thing. You see them everywhere!
I'm crafty. I'm smart. I can do this. This is what I do. I can do this!
So...I gathered some ribbon. For this project, I used 5 ribbons. I didn't want it to be all even and such so I cut them at different lengths. Right around 8".
I added a tiny spot of hot glue to the center of each ribbon and arranged them one on top of the other so that it looks like kitty whiskers.
I gathered the cooled ribbon whiskers and folded them in half then tied them onto another piece of ribbon the length of my sign.
That's it. It's a pretty easy project.
Time consuming? Yes, but worth it!
I used May Arts ribbon for the newest issue at Paper Issues!!

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Summer Love {Take 5 Challenge}

I'm playing along with the Take 5 Challenge at Paper Issues!
I love playing with these because you just choose what you want from the list.
No manu constraints...just go crazy!
Mix it up!
I hope you play along!
All products came from the Paper Issues store.
You can save 20% there with the code CASSIE

Thursday, January 28, 2016

I love you. I know. {paper issues + free cut file}

I love Star Wars.
This is one of my favorite quotes.
It only seemed fitting that I used it for my Valentine's Day decor.
Although, knowing me, I'll just leave it up year round.
I made a cut file for you. You can find it here.
I cut the bubbles out of black cardstock and then cut the words out of white.
Here is my whole wall:

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Lucky Us

We have a new spotlight up on the Paper Issues blog.
This week it's all about Seven Paper.
I chose Goldie.  I love this line!
There are hearts and dots and big, bold colors.
I scrapped about one of the best concerts I've ever been to.
My daughter and I enjoyed a Girl's Night Out at Arrowhead seeing the Rolling Stones and Ed Sheeran.
It was absolutely amazing.
It also makes my heart happy that she enjoys all kinds of music, even classic rock.
That's super important to me.
Can you imagine not knowing the music of The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin?
I'm doing my part, America.

Products used: Goldie from Studio Calico-Seven Paper, American Crafts Thickers, Colorcast Designs wood circle and 2015.
Use the code CASSIE to save 20% in the Paper Issues store.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Fun Story

This week I played along with Scraplift Sunday at Paper Issues.
I used the November Swag Bag which was full of Fancy Pants Happy Place.
I love that line!  It's so fun and cheery.
I will make anything into confetti.
This layout, I used buttons.
Here is the lift inspiration from Michelle:
All products used are from the Paper Issues store.
You can save 20% with the code CASSIE

Friday, December 4, 2015

Right Here-Memphis

I played along with Scraplift Sunday at Paper Issues.
I used the Elliot line from SC Seven Paper.
I love that blue!
You can play along here.
Visit Paper Issues main website here.
We lifted this amazing layout from Mary-Ann:

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Happy Fall, Y'all

I made this layout for the A Flair For Buttons challenge at the Paper Issues online crop.
She made this flair special for the crop and I love it!!
She always has the best flair.
This was one of the pictures I took for our iSpywithPI challenge.
I always take so many more photos when we are playing.
LOL  I hope you can join us for the next round of iSpy!

Hello From The Rolling Stones Concert

This layout is for the Colorcast Designs challenge for the online crop at Paper Issues
We took this photo at the Rolling Stones concert at Arrowhead.
It makes me incredibly happy.
Mick can put on a show.
I sang the Adele song the whole time I glued this layout.
How can you not? Hello.
Here is the mood board that Jessica posted for this challenge:

Everything I used is from the Paper Issues store with the exception of the Colorcast wood bits.
You can save 20% in the PI store with the code CASSIE

Love Us Layout

We just had our online crop at Paper Issues.
I hope you were able to join us.  If not, you definitely want to get in there for the next one!
It's so much fun!!
I made this layout for the Swag Bag challenge.
I love those little kits!  Full of yummy bits.
I took this picture at the star wall in Kansas City,  We love going there.
It makes for such a great backdrop.
Everything I used is from the Paper Issues store.
You can save 20% there with the code CASSIE

Monday, October 12, 2015

Remember This {Scraplift Sunday}

Each week in our Paper Issues Facebook group, we choose a layout to lift.
This week's Scraplift Sunday was this gorgeous layout from Alex Gadji:
I love it. It's amazing. It was the perfect inspiration.
I used the new Shine line from Maggie Holmes.
You can grab that line from the Paper Issues store and save 20% with the code CASSIE
Here's a close up of my layout:

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Planner Organization:Coil Clips

I love my planner.
This week at Paper Issues, Jen is talking about lists.
I make lists every day.
I find it satisfying and cathartic to write things down and physically cross them off.
My life is super busy. I like it like that.
This is my before picture, when there is so much pretty white space and everything is tidy.
I like blue ink. I don't use any other colors.
I find it difficult to focus when there is more than one ink color.
At the bottom of my planner, in my day column, I have my Instagram posts.
I post at least twice a day for Paper Issues and once a day for my personal account.
Sometimes I am not the one who posts for PI but I like to make sure it gets crossed off either way.
In the body of my day columns, I write my to do lists. Every day.
Every day there is a crazy amount of things to be done.
Blogging, invoicing, shipping, receiving, child dropping off, practice, laundry, groceries.
I am a normal person too.
I am also addicted to these coil clips.
We sell them in packs of 2.
You can see the "naked" one at the very bottom of the picture above.
I have one that I keep full size and one that I cut in half.

I use them to attach my page tabs to so I can easily flip to my current day.
I also attach everything else to it!  Anything you can think of!
They fit right in the coil of your planner.
You can turn them like a page.
I love them!
LOVE them!

The cute little fox card is from Paper Issues. I send them out with orders.
I also used it for stability in this last picture.
I took a small envelope and attached it to the card which is attached to the coil clip.
I can tuck away stickers and bits for my week or when I'm travelling.
We would love to see your planner!
Come link it up to Jen's planner post in our Facebook Group and you could win a GC to the PI store!

Monday, September 14, 2015

Love This {Apple Picking}

We have a new issue at Paper Issues!
How 'bout them apples?
This apple picture was the first photo I took with my new Nifty 50 lens.
I love it.  The lens, the picture...the layout.
I was going for a Snow White vibe.
I went with the "less is more" approach, even though it was truly difficult.
I like to pile it on!
That background paper is from Pebbles DIY.
I love navy. It is truly underrepresented in the scrap world.
We are going to host issues now for a full month.
I'm excited for the change.  I hope that I get to play along more frequently.
I hope that YOU can come play along with us as well.
We have prizes!!!
I'd love for you to win.
Check out the post here.