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I love vintage. Heritage. Traditional. I am not a huge fan of soft colors, but they can sometimes make my heart beat fast when combined with the perfect contrasting colors or elements. That is what happened when I saw Laurie by guest designer PattyB Scraps. I was immediately drawn to the ephemera, the beautiful taupe crocheted doily, and the burlap and ribbon flower. Still, I wasn’t sure. It was very blue. And then I saw it. Not in the preview, but on one of the layouts below the preview. There was an old granny looking quilt square.


I’m not a quilter. My grandmother quilted.  Mama quilted.  I just never picked it up. What made my heart beat fast was the memory. I remember my grandmother always had her scrap pile. Actually, she had two. One pile was for large scraps. These she saved until she had enough to make something. But she also had her tiny scraps pile. She would sew, and cut, and toss the scraps to that little pile. She used tiny scraps as her tester pieces. She would grab a handful of tiny scraps when her bobbin acted up and she would sew back and forth, adjusting the tension dial until she got it just right. Then she would bring back the good fabric and sew away.

That one page made me fall in love with this kit.  I mean really, how much closer could I get to vintage, heritage, traditional?  I also love this page with the cardboard frame and dark stroke on the word art.  Beautiful!  Just beautiful.


pbs_Laurie_previewIf you love vintage, then be sure to visit PattyB Scraps  Her store is filled with heritage style kits.  Her gallery is filled with wonderful pages in a variety of styles.  Oh, and don’t let the initial color stop you.  After all, it’s not so much about the color as it is about the memory.

I whipped up a page border for you.  It’s filled with those messy stitches grandma used to make.




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TheStudio’s guest designer this month is Re Kneipp, and with him comes a totally knew point of view that I think your going to love.

He states, “If you are a mom, you know how hard it is to get in to your teenage boy bedroom, right? You may think: “Oh dear God, save me!” or something like that. BUT, as a teenage boy, I need to say something in our defense: we don’t get lost, so it’s organized. lol This is my new kit, Boy’s Bedroom,  created for My Point Of View collection and I hope you like it.”


I do think that Re Kneipp has totally hit the nail on the head with this one!!!!  Just take a look at this layout with a picture Toiny sent me of Cole in his bedroom.  I do believe he’s saying “NO!!! Get outta here!!!”

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And I’ve turned it into a quick page for you today, have fun getting a picture of your son in his room!!! And be sure to check out the rest of Re Kneipp’s kits!!!






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There’s a guest designer in the store, Fancy Bird Designs, who won the 3rd round of the NDC Contest this year.  Make sure you go take a look at all her great kits that are full of all kinds of wonderful flowers and they are 30% off right now too.   I chose her Rose Tendre Kit to showcase for  you today, who doesn’t love all those wonderful roses?  I can smell the by just looking at this gorgeous preview.


Just look at all the luscious pink, and beautiful flowers that I used to make you this quick page today, enjoy!!!



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For the Love of Colors by By Vero – The French Touch

by tammy 8 August 2013
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Vero – The French Touch is a guest designer her at The Studio this month with some  beautiful handwater – painted elements and papers.  For the Love of Colors will help you keep your memories alive and in full color!!! Doesn’t if just look like a luscious rainbow of colors?  I can’t wait to scrap […]

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By Frog Pond by Guest Designer: Carena’s Designs

by tammy 11 July 2013
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By Frog Pond by Guest Designer: Carena’s Designs is a stunning kit to scrap your environmental friendlies. I’ve had a love of frogs all my life and I’m sure it’s true also for many of you. Kids all over the world love frogs and ponds, rabbits and gardens. Come join with me and scrap with […]

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The Kiss by Valentina’s Creations and a quickpage for you

by renee 11 January 2013
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I am so happy to anounce to you this amazing designer who is guesting here at The Studio for the whole month of January. Valentina’s Creations is an incredible, creative designer with a great variety  of beautiful kits. You can see all her products right here. I want to show her newest kit “The Kiss” […]

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December Guest Designer: Berna Datema

by renee 10 December 2011

I’m happy to introduce to you Berna Datema, our guest designer for the whole month of December. Berna is one of the most creative persons I have ever met, she is a very special and unique designer and I’m proud she stays here with us this month. Berna, from Studio Berna, teamed up with Digilicious […]

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Jen C Designs guesting @ The Studio and a freebie

by renee 21 October 2011
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For the whole month of October Jen C Designs is our guestdesigner at The Studio. We are so happy to have her and her designs are just wonderful. That is why we are proud to announce Jen’s newest kit Divalicious, a must for all the little and big diva’s! Divalicious is Jen’s tribute to girly […]

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About A Boy Collaboration

by tammy 17 September 2011

Guest Designer Ruby Lane and TheStudio’s Digilicious Designs teamed up to bring you a HUGE collaboration for all the boys and men in your life.   Don’t you just love the colors?  I do!!!  Be sure to grab it quick while it’s on sale 40% off!!!   There is also an ultimate bundle for all things […]

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Guest Designer: Ruby Lane Designs

by tammy 30 August 2011

  Ruby Lane Designs is a guest designer here at theStudio for the month of September and the winner of our first Master Designer Competition.  Her store is so full of beautiful kits that it was hard to choose just one kit, but after much debate and drooling I grabbed her newly revamped Spring Breeze […]

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