Thursday, January 23, 2014

Carta Bella-Wildflower Blog Share

Hello and welcome to my blog.  If you have arrived here from Jenn's blog  you are in the right place.  At the bottom I will have a list of the participants so you can go back if you missed any.  I am so excited to be participating in this blog share today.  Some very talented ladies and friends of mine are embarking on a new adventure and I am honored to help them spread the word.  Gia Lau, Lacey Gasper, Jody Speigelhoff and Erica Thompson, all former Memory Works Consultants and design team members are launching a new scrapbook kit company called  Clique Kits.  It is exciting and I hope you all stop by and check them out. 

The following quote is our inspiration for the projects and products used in this blog share.  I had so much fun with this line of products.  I just love the colors and designs.  Lacey Gasper designed some die cuts and flare buttons for us to use that coordinated beautifully with the main products.  Thanks Lacey for your talent!

May your life be like a wild flower...Growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day"- Native American Proverb

I decided to make a "Junk Journal" for this blog share.  I love mini albums and the possibilities of things to put in them.  I have lots of little tags and I can use for pictures, quotes or journaling.  I am only limited by my imagination!

This is my front cover.  I like to layer and boy did this kit have good stuff to do this with!
Close up of front cover.

On the corners of the front cover I used these neat antiqued brass corners that I had in my stash. 

The next pictures are my inside pages.  I used a variety of tags and embellishments.  I also used some different things for pulls on my tags.

On the edge of everyother page I used an edge punch just for texture and variety.  I love how it looks lacy and softens up the pages a bit.
I had so much fun working with this kit!  I can't wait to see all the wonderful products and kits that the ladies at Clique Kits come up with.
Be sure to leave a comment on every blog because there will be a prize given to one lucky reader!  If you are not a follower of my blog or the other ladies I encourage you to become one.  These ladies that I am lucky enough to be associated with are some of the most talented in the industry! 
Your last stop is back at Clique Kits.  Thanks so much for hopping by today and I  hope you have been inspired to create something beautiful for your world today!
Here is a complete blog share lineup for you:



O Cathie I love my mini albums and yours is beautiful and so much fun!!! Love all the layers and details you have added!!! Thanks so much for sharing!!


Great album Cathie!! Love all the little pockets and the beautiful edges!! Thanks for sharing and thanks for giving Clique Kits a shout out :D


Wow!!! Love the album and all the fun little pockets to tuck things into.

Gina Karas

Cute album! Love the colors!

Gia Lau

I am so thrilled that you made a mini album! It came out soooo adorable! Thanks so much for participating and helping to spread the word about Clique Kits!


Sweet album! It's been fun to see all the different directions each of you ladies took the kit.

Jenn & Erik

Awesome album. Love the edges on every other page!


And... everything looks so different again. The album is a great project.


Your mini is awesome Cathie! Love how you put this all together into a cohesive album.


Thanks everyone! When you have great product to work with well, it makes things easy.


Love your album, Cathie. The punched pages are such a cute idea.


Amazing Junk Journal!! You sure made use of your product and look like you had fun doing it! I love it!

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