Lately we have been really getting into “wanting” to scrapbook. I say “wanting” because we havent actually started yet 😉 It takes a long time, and it takes even longer to get enough stuff together. Its EXPENSIVE! So as my mom & Aunt Kathy tell me… “You only buy when you have a coupon!!” it takes a while to wait for coupons and then go shopping, especially since our tiny town doesnt have scrapbook stores! 😦 Over the past few months, we have been stocking our “Cars” guest room with scrappy supplies, making it a craft room too!
So last weekend, we went to the Scrapbook Expo! My mom and & Aunt Kathy are big time scrappers, and have been for a long time. So needless to say they have E.V.E.R.Y.T.H.I.N.G! And they know how to do everything, and have ideas on how to do it cheaper 🙂 We started out using moms stuff, but driving home to scrap was getting expensive and there wasnt ever enough time.
So we bought our own Cricut Machine:
*This is a pic from google. I havent taken a pic of ours yet!*
What the Cricut can do:
How cute are those flowers?? I love flowers and bling!! Thats all I was looking for at the Expo. I also LOVE mini-albums!! I cant wait make a mini album of Kiwi & Mango! I also found this super cute 2011 mini album that I want to use for graduation. I got lots of cute stuff… check it out!
While we were shopping I found a wall mounted organization rack with magnetic board for little tins that would hold the bling. It was $30! And I didnt really want to pay to that much. Kathy suggested I buy little wedding tins, glue magnetic dots on them, and put them on a decoration cookie sheet! Which is exactly what I did, except I used a white marker board (it matched what was already on my wall!).
More scrapping & DYI projects to come! 😀