Monday, October 3, 2022

#468 Autumn or Fall

 Hey everyone!  I'm sure wherever you are, the signs of fall are starting to sprout up.  Here in Calgary, the leaves are definitely changing color and are falling from the trees....






So, in keeping with that, our theme is Autumn or Fall.  It could be the colors, or anything associated with the season, basically anything that makes you think of it!

Let's see what the DT has for you!







A 12x12 Traditional Pocket Page Layout displaying a variety of different 
Autumn-ish Stickers and Pocket Page Cards:








Nothing says fall like back to school. I did an 8.5x11 layout of my daughter's 8th-grade year. 




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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

#466 Food and Drink Highlights

 Thank you for sharing your tasty creations with us at Use Your Stuff.  

Here are a few of the design team favorites


Helen - I've chosen #19 from Epie.  I love the card shape and the colours used


Deanne- I love this card (#23 Trijntjes)!!! It looks so yummy!

Haven-  I love all of the fruity ATCs by Leslie but was drawn to the bright yellow of the lemon card the most.


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Monday, September 19, 2022

UYS #467 Woodgrain / Double Trouble Collaboration

 Hey everyone!  We are really excited to be partnering with Double Trouble Challenges for this week's challenge.

Our portion of the collaboration is to use wood or woodgrain on your project.  This could be a wood piece, the paper you choose, some embossing etc.  Add a die cut or punch and you've got everything you need to play along with the Double Trouble challenge too!

 Once you add your project to our challenge, head on over to their blog and play along with theirs as well.  

Check it out!





The design team has some great projects to get you started ! 

Gail


Amanda







My "wood grain" choice is the blue and white card anchoring my title and die cuts
I like to keep track of some of my favorite shows of the year and this is my current compilation.
I used two Elle's Studio Pocket Cards & three Elle's Studio die cuts along w/ three stickers and a Kelly Purkey stamp to embellishment my simple 6x8 pocket page








 Have fun with the challenge! We can't wait to see what you create!

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Monday, September 5, 2022

#466 Food/Drink

 


Hello all!  It's September if you can believe it!  Fall is just around the corner, can you smell it in the air yet?  Give it time!

Our new challenge is here for you! 

Food and/or Drink

Lots you can do with this one, so we can't wait to see what you have to show us!

Let's see what the Design Team has for you this challenge!

Deanne



Food is almost always included in my Project Life Layouts
During Week 25 I tried the new flavor of Lenny and Larry's Protein Cookie: 
Strawberry Shortcake


I tried out the new Starbucks beverage
Their first ever Vegan Fall Drink -
Apple Crisp Oatmilk Macchiato
12x12 Traditional Layout



I have been digging through some of the photos my mom has sent my way and found this gem of a photo that's perfect for the challenge.  I think it's the summer of 1980 but not sure other than that we were in Michigan and features my brother and I enjoying sodas together.



Stephanie:
One of my family's favorite Fall festivals in our area is the annual Greek Festival held the second week of September.  Featured in this project is my daughter and husband dining away on all sorts of Greek goodies!





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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

#454 Nature Highlights


Thanks so much for all the wonderful entries that you all put up for our Nature challenge.  It was so much fun to go through and see all your wonderful creations.  Here are the highlights for this challenge in no particular order!


#4 Anita


#33 Esther


#19 Nancy



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Monday, August 22, 2022

#455 Rainbows

Hey there everyone!  Our next challenge is all about Rainbows...  You can use rainbow colors on your project or actual rainbows...whatever your choice may be.  We would love to see what you have been working on!



Heather R

Initially I wasn't really sure I had much in the way of rainbows in my stash but was pleasantly surprised once I started digging and I am loving how bright and happy this layout feels!









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Monday, August 8, 2022

#454 Nature

 Hey there everyone!  Thanks for stopping by!  We are happy to share this week's new theme which is NATURE!  Your project can be anything that you find in nature, an activity that you do, etc.  Lots of room to play with this one!  We can't wait to see what you create!  Let's have a look at what the DT has for you!


Stephanie

For my project, I featured nature pictures I snapped while walking the Ashland University campus in Ashland, Ohio.


Deanne

Elephants are beautiful creatures of nature. They need to be protected!



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