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It's Summertime

It's another HOT one!  Best just to stay indoors and get some scrappy stuff done, if you ask me :)  
I created this sweet "It's Summertime" mini scrapbook album today and got it listed over at my Dot & Whimsy shop.  With all of the Design Team work going on, it's been quite some time since I've gotten anything added to my shops.  I took little bits of my left-over (and much loved) "100 Days of Summer" Kit from Back Porch Memories.  This kit has gone the mile!
 I put two house shaped chipboard pieces together to make the album sturdier;  in doing so, the edges looked a little rough!  I added baker's twine around the perimeter of each one...I believe it looks absolutely charming and reminds me of the striped topped cabanas :)

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We will be having a HUGE Blog Hop beginning August 26th with categories including layouts, cards and altered art projects.  Many of the PI Team members will also be giving away RAKs from their personal blogs...there will be tons of things up for grabs :)

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Latest news from YSS:
We're gearing up for a special Summer here at the Stash! First, we have a brand new Design Team to inspire. I'm so excited to work with them and I know you'll enjoy everything they have to offer. Look for a Blog Hop later this month, contests and of course CHA!
Our July coupon code is LIVE and its a big one! Save 20% off your ENTIRE order with us when you enter JULY20 during checkout. (please note that we are not able to apply discounts after an order has been placed.)
With CHA just a few weeks away, we're trying to make room for all of the new stuff! Guess what? Some of it is already shipping! We receive in new lines and restocked items each week! Keep an eye on the NEW and SALE sections as we add to them each week.
**BLOG HOP JULY 26th-29th**
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I'm now on Pinterest and pinning like crazy!  Knowing that I tend to have an obsessive type personality, I have to stave off after about thirty minutes (or so).  I love seeing all of the creative things out there and grabbing new ideas for crafty and food projects ♥  With Halloween quickly approaching (hey, I start decorating in September!) I'm really enjoying all the cute-sy stuff!

The hubs and I are off to get a bite to eat.  Nothing like some authentic Tex-Mex in the heart of beautiful downtown T-Town Yummmmm
Be back in a couple of days!


  1. Ooh Shellye, this is GORGEOUS! Love the colours, the design, FAB!

  2. WOW - some STUNNING projects on your blog. New follwer and off to see some more posts for great inspiration!

  3. This mini is just a bundle of fun!! I absolutely love it!!


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