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My Mind’s Eye Lost & Found Record It | Monday Craft Madness #17

So Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Every year I try to think of something new  to get her and I cant. She loves a certain kind of chocolates and that is what I always buy.  This year I wanted to hide what she was getting so today for Monday Craft Madness I used My Mind’s Eye Lost & Found Record It to make a gift bag to camouflage the chocolates….. So today’s theme is:

Mother’s

Create something for your mother, as a tribute to your mother, for a friend that is like a mother or for yourself as a mother. (I think I may do something for myself too) Here’s what I created:

I used three sheets of 12×12 patterned papers, one for each side and a different design for the front and back.

Because of the awesome double-sided designs, the inside of the bag looks almost as good as the outside of the bag.

I created somewhat of a scrapbook layout to decorate the front of the bag and used one of the 3×4 pockets included in the kit to hold my ‘card’. I wrote a note on the tag for my mom instead of purchasing a card from the store.

The layered stickers, regular stickers, enamel dots and alphabet stickers are perfect to decorate and add dimension to the gift bag.

See how the 3×4 pocket holds the little tag I made? I and kind of in love with these pockets.

Normally I am not a super fan of glitter, but with this collection there is just the right amount.  I love a little bit of sparkle without going overboard.

Here’s a Happy Mother’s Day to every mother out there.

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For this round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until Friday May 30th to play along.

If you’d like to enter to win the MONTH Monday Craft Madness prize, fill out the form below!

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At the end of the month, we’ll go through all the entries and pick one winner who will receive an awesome scrapbookSTEALS swag bag full of goodies!

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Now for the winner from our last month’s Monday Craft Madness. Congrats to: Susan Townsend Fitzpatrik!

Susan, please send an email to giveaway@steals.com and include your address and tell them you are our April Monday Craft Madness Winner and we will send some scrapbook swag your way!

My Mind’s Eye Record It

We are all looking for ways to scrapbook quickly and easily. These days it also seems like everyone is trying the pocket page style of scrapbooking to save their memories. Now My Mind’s Eye Record It is here, and can fulfill the need to save time, and the hankering for this new fangled crafting style.  I really love bright and shiny things, so I was excited to try out the Charmed collection.

As I was digging through this collection, I loved all of the sentiments. They kept me thinking of things I should concentrate on more in my life.  Love, happiness, and laughter are the things that make life worth living. With this in mind, I created a little flip book that will fit in my purse. I am hoping this will remind me of the things every day that make me smile.  Check it out.

Here are some close ups of the pages.  I attached them all together with a ring so I can add more as I go. Now I have a handy, portable way that I can keep track of funny and awesome things that happen each day in the Cloud family.