Friday, January 22, 2016

Hearts and Sisterly Love!

I'm a Nana again!  Yep, Monday morning at 4:34 I was up with this little cutie!  

Now, I'll admit, I already had this layout done in DS hoping the baby might come before this was due for the Cut It Up challenge!  Our theme is Love is in the Air include a heart!  Be sure to head over to Cut It Up and check our sponsors and the great prizes!  Our sponsor is One Happy Cut!

My post will be brief today.....I have a few things to do! hahaha

Material List:
CTMH papers/cardstock:  Charlotte Paper Pack, Black, Pixie, Sorbet
CTMH Inks:  Sorbet, Slate, Whisper, Flaxen, Pixie
Cricut Cuts:  Artiste, Kate's ABC's, Home Decor, Artbooking, 
Homemade Stencil made using cuts from:  Beyond Birthdays, Artbooking, The First Few Years, Story Time, Home Accents, Artistry
Texture Paste made from:  Baby Powder, white paint, white glue, and CTMH Inks 5:1~ Blush:Honey
Embellishments:  CTMH Black Sparkle Flourishes, CTMH Treasured Puffies, CTMH Grey Enamel Gems, CTMH Dimensional Elements, Black Twine
Artist Loft 12 x 12 Canvas

Texture paste recipe:  
1/4 cup powder
1Tbs paint
1Tbs glue
Tint with inks if you like!

The girls are off to the following challenges:

Heart 2 Heart:  "One"  ~ one little sister; born the first month of the year
613 Avenue Create:  Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination:  Anything Goes
Outlawz Twisted Thursday:  Optional Twist Baby!! 

Ok, off to be Nana for awhile!  It's an exciting time over here.  Thanks for coming by for a visit.  It's always great to have visitors; please make yourself at home here and peruse other posts and pages!


  1. Wow, wow, wow! Such a beautiful work of art is fitting for such a beautiful event. Congratulations on becoming a Nana again!


  2. This layout is so BEAUTIFUL!!! Love it!!! Congratulations, for you and your family, Katrina!!! Have a great day.

  3. Congratulations and love the beautiful layout and gorgeous photo----Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
    Carol DT x
    inconsiderate timing these babies-start as they mean to go on lol :) I am due to be a grandma again in March
    Carol x

  4. Beautiful layout! I love how you embossed the background, it's so inspiring. Thanks for sharing with us at Heart2Heart!

  5. What a gorgeous layout and a brilliant interpretation of "one"! I love the textured and embossed background and all the little details... This is fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration and for sharing your project with us at Heart 2 Heart.

  6. This is beautiful! It made my cry. (Happy Tears) I'm going to be a Grandma again also. What a wonderful gift from God. Congratulations Nana!!!
    You inspired me to try making a background like you did. Eekkk! :)

  7. Oh, sisterly love, that's a photo of a very proud older sister there. Beautiful LO!

  8. Totally and completely adorable layout!!! Love the pictures, how precious are the two sisters? And big sister looks completely smitten with baby sister. Hugs, Brenda

  9. Precious layout, precious memories. How exciting. Thanks for sharing over at Inspiration destination.

  10. Absolutely Precious! Awesome LO!
    Have a blessed day,
    Crafting With Creative M

  11. This is an absolutely beautiful layout! Love the background texture and that big heart. Thanks for joining us at H2H.

  12. Congrats! What a wonderful layout to introduce the new little "one" of the family! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H)!

    Brandi R
    DT member H2H