Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Play and Be Inspired!

******Giveaway Alert******
(be sure to enter at the end)
Do you get stuck? Stuck in a rut?

I do!

I get stuck in the mundane. The everyday. The dishes. The laundry. The routine.

That is why I love to create!

Create texture:
Create Pattern:
Create and PLAY!
Oh yeah - and make messes! Those can be pretty too :)
What inspires you to get out of your rut? To create? To play?

Ideas to try? Stories to tell?

Take a peek at this (and see if you can pick out my little snippet in there):

Are you an Everyday Storyteller too?
#everystory matters!
I hope to see you on International Scrapbooking Day!

Let's get some ideas!
Let's Create!
Let's Get out of the rut!
Let's Play!


But, don't forget to...

Let me know that you were here...
 Leave a comment below... And one visitor will be sent this wild and playful tag...
A tag that I had so much fun making while using some of the techniques that I want to explore with you in Everyday Storyteller. An e-book that I am so honored to be a part of!
So, let me know you were here and this tag may be coming to you...
perhaps with a goody attached! 
From the purple mailbox to yours!


  1. I was here. Will be part of a large scrapbook event at Denver Merchandise Mart this weekend.

  2. Wow, I love this tag! It's just so fun and I'm totally stuck in a rut right now. Life has been getting in the way of my creative playtime but I hope that will change very soon. Take Care!

  3. That tag is AMAZING! oh, the things I could do with that. I would love to add that to my stash. Thanks for the info and p.s. I was here :)

  4. Love it! Very playful & definitely a way to get out of a rut just looking it at it.

  5. LOVE your tag, inspires me to get messy and more creative. Always love stopping by your blog for some inspiration


  6. I found your blog this morning from Paper Issues! What a fabulous way to start a Wednesday!!!!!!!!!! Cannot wait to see future postings!! and that tag????? Loooooooooooooooooove it!

    1. Thanks for stopping by Dara! Glad to have you :)

  7. what a fun video!! and y our tag is sooo cute! very fun and funky!

  8. Gorgeous tag! Yes, I've been here. but then I'm here every day!

  9. Oh my goodness... she did it again :-))))
    A wonderful post and a gorgeous, wild, stunning, playful tag! *wow*
    Thanks for sharing your creative talent with us!!!
    Sylvia xx

  10. Fabulous tag! You are the queen of texture!

  11. Love your tag!

    I definitely have been known to get stuck in a rut, but I just look to sketches, Pinterest, and other scrappers for inspiration and it usually pulls me out :)

  12. Such a wild and wonderful tag! You are so creative!

  13. I am here every day in so many ways! I love this tag and was drooling over my iPhone on my drive in this morning (I know, bad driver). You did an amazing job!

  14. Lovely tag! The video itself is so inspiring.

  15. Sounds like a lot of fun! Congrats again and beautiful tag!

  16. Love that tag! Sheesh woman! Is there anything you put your hands on that DOESN'T turn out spectacular? Can't wait for the ebook release!

  17. Thx for the chance to win - but I have to know what white pen/marker/pencil/(paint)you are using, puh-leeze? LCSmithSAVED@juno.com

    1. I know we emailed :) But, in case anyone else is curious, it is the White Signo Gel Pen. It is the BEST!!!

  18. SoapHousemama,
    You have been busy!! Wow! Looking forward to seeing what you do in the Everyday Storyteller. I am thinking your time has come - seems like a lot is happening for you right now! I can't wait for more from you. and, your tag is so colorful and fun - definitely you, and it will be a treasure for whoever wins it.

    1. Awww, Maura - you are just the sweetest :) Thank you!

  19. LOVE that tag! So colorful the heavy black outlines are AWESOME!!! I also love the gold embossing- that is so FAB!

  20. I don't think I have even been in a creative rut.
    Life rut or funk, yup for the last year or more. But I can feel myself wanting to defunkify :)

  21. Love your tag and all the play that went into it. I love to create and play, and yes...I get in a rut and that is exactly how I get out....just play around and color and such.

  22. I'm really impressed, awesome promo for the book! I love the tag too - the bright pops of color are inspiring!


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