Club CK Happenings


This week has been a busy one for me over at Club Creating Keepsakes. It started off when I was notified that two of my recent layouts were chosen as Gallery Highlights. You can view them here. I really loved those layouts!!

In other CK news, I have to post my Issue Challenge entries for the last 3 challenges. I got a little behind with this! So, this challenge (#2)was to use a camera embellishment on the layout. I had these photos of Macie sitting on my desk and they almost got lost in the mess there. Luckily, I found them and was able to get her first day of school layout completed using Amy Tangerine’s Sketchbook papers.


Supplies used-Patterned paper, die cuts, sticker,alphas, fabric tags: American Crafts; Pen: K&Co; Cardstock: DCWV

Next up is Issue Challenge #3-to use numbers on your layout. As most of you know, I have a huge family. 🙂 Every time we are all together and go eat it’s always “Party of 7?!” We are a big, loud, fun (mostly LOL) family. My oldest daughter always laughs when she comes home from college because it’s “so loud and crazy” at home! I think she’s gotten way too used to the silence of her dorm, so we make sure to give her a good dose of crazy when she comes home :). Anyway, here is my layout that I am putting in MY book, with a little note about our chaos (once again using those Amy Tangerine Sketchbook papers) Journaling reads: “So we have a big family…but you know what? I wouldn’t change a thing! We all get along for the most part. I couldn’t imagine my life without the chaos we endure every day. That is what makes a house a home and our family unique. We will always have each other-I love my big family:)”:


Supplies used-Patterned paper, fabric tag, alphas, sticker: American Crafts; Punch: Creative Memories; Pen: K&Co; stickers: Recollections

Issue Challenge #4 has us using paper airplanes on a layout. The night before this challenge came out I had been working on a project, and it was almost done, but I felt like it needed a little something else. When I saw the challenge I knew it was the exact thing I needed to add. So I did. It’s not a traditional layout. I am using Heidi Swapp’s memory files to document our summer vacation. I plan on doing another separate post on that fabulous-ness when I am done with my project :).


Supplies used-Heidi Swapp Memory File folders, trims, and banner; Washi Tape: K&Co, 7 Gypsies; Sticker: Crate Paper; Punch: Fiskars; Pen: Pitt; Font: MS Courier New; Spray Mist: Smooch; Stencil: Crafters Workshop

And there you have it! Sorry about the long post, but I needed to get caught up 🙂 Stay tuned later this week for my Frosted Designs DT reveal and Challenge Me Happy DT reveal….

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tina
    Sep 26, 2012 @ 15:54:17

    These are GREAT! Congrats on the feature!

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  2. bethie8
    Sep 26, 2012 @ 17:48:28

    Wonderful layouts and congrats on the feature!!

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  3. Julie Tucker-Wolek
    Sep 26, 2012 @ 22:00:43

    Congrats on being featured!!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeee your lo’s!! I love love love love the colors and LOVING the way you wrote everyone’s name on the 2nd one!!!!

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  4. Andrea Niemeier
    Sep 28, 2012 @ 09:55:18

    I love all these LOs! Especially bc they use amy tan!! I love your Party of 7 LO! Such a cool title and love the grid work that you continued on the page besides the photos. I love your triangles on the first LO!

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  5. Ashley Horton
    Sep 30, 2012 @ 20:26:32

    The Amy Tan looks so awesome on your layouts Melissa!! Great mix of all of the patterned papers! This is such a fun line and one of my favorites!! And your Memory File is looking amazing!! Love the fun paper airplane you added!!

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