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Simple Stories Sweater Weather | Monday Craft Madness #29

It’s all the rage and I am totally jumping on the bandwagon. I normally don’t jump into the newest things in the scrapbooking world, but after making my official first Pocket Letter, I think I am hooked. Today for Monday Craft Madness I used Simple Stories Sweater Weather to make my very first ‘baseball card sheet protector’ Pocket Letter. Since the theme of this collection is Autumn, I was able to add embellishments to send that are neutral. Now I just need to find someone to send this one to….. So today’s theme is:

Pocket Letters

Create your own Pocket Letter. Now the best thing about pocket letters is sharing so head over to our Instagram and show us your pocket letter creations using #STEALandTELL. Here’s what I created:

I really love this Sweater Weather collection and how it not only focuses on the Autumn season, but also on love and family. And really…those foxes and hedgehogs…what is better than that? It’s nothing new that these sheet protectors fold up so easily to mail, but It makes me super happy.

Check out some other close ups of my pocket letter:

I used my We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board to create that little envelope.

I love the look of some of the embellishments to be attached to the outside of the sheet protector.

Here’s the back:

Now go create your own pocket letters, about you, your family, your hobbies – anything you want. If you need to stock up on some sheet protectors, you are in luck. Today’s surprise steal has these Baseball Card Sheet Protectors from We R Memory Keepers. Check out the surprise steal here. We’d love to see your pocket letter creations, too, so make sure to tag us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #STEALandTELL!

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This is a new round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until October 2nd to play along.

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

That’s right, we have an awesome way to enter to win our Monthly Craft Madness Prize! Fill out the form each week and get easy entries for being our fan on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or sharing the inspiration photos on Pinterest. You get to pick and choose how you want to enter! Create a project (card, layout, altered project, etc) following the week’s themes for a huge chance to win — 10 entries for each project!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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! We’ll also add you to our email list so you can be the first to know about daily steals, surprise steals and email exclusives!

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Now for the winner from our last month’s Monday Craft Madness. Congrats to: RAQUEL LANDON!

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

Simple Stories Say Cheese | Mid Week Mojo Lilac #9

Lilac – Week 9 of 10
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I have said before how much I LOVE the Say Cheese Collections from Simple Stories after years and years in the paper-crafting world it is by far one of my very favorites. Today we are going to have somewhat of a flashback Mid Week Mojo When the new Say Cheese II was released, we created two awesome layouts, today we are featuring them again.

Here are the layouts:

Here are the sketches:

For this week, choose one for a regular entry, or choose to do both for a bonus entry. Just mark one as 9a.

I am so in love with the gold foil accents with this collection. How cool is that date? I love the extra shine it creates on these layouts.

The chipboard frames included in this collection are perfect for embellishments, instagram photos and highlighting a specific part of a photo. Again in this collection we find the awesome new Bradz that Simple Stories has created. The look of an epoxy brad but no holes or metal prongs on your projects.

The enamel dots are gold glitter! Along with other matching colors, I am in LOVE with the glitter enamel dots.

There are so many fabulous embellishments in this collection I just had to try to use as many as I could. The layered and stitched tags are sort of to die for.

A big congrats to Jessica Laureano, you are last week’s winner!

Please send an email to giveaway@steals.com and include your address and tell them you are our Mid Week Mojo Winner and we will send some scrapbook swag your way!

To enter to win this week’s prize, complete this sketch (Lilac #9) and have it posted somewhere online by 11:59 PM MST August 31st. Leave a comment on this blog post with the link to your Lilac #9 creation.

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If you’re new, we’d love to see you join in! Each Wednesday we provide a sketch and you have until the following Monday at 11:59 MT to leave a comment on this post with a link to your creation. You can find all of the details here. As we continue week to week, bookmark this page for your quick reference to Mid Week Mojo links.

Can’t wait to see the interpretations of this week’s sketch start popping up on our Facebook fan page! If you haven’t already liked us, stop by.

Simple Stories Life Documented Planner Series | Monday Craft Madness #28

Today for Monday Craft Madness we are re-featuring a special steal, at a special steal price. We have loved the Simple Stories Life Documented Planner Series for a while now. We are excited to have it again for for all of you creative planner lovers out there. This series has everything you could need in one system. Plan your days, your weeks, your months, your life and your crafting. If you haven’t taken the creative planner plunge, now is a great time to start. One of the buyers here at Steals.com took the planner for a test run and fell in love. We may have seen this before, but we LOVE what she did with her planner. Check it out.

Kerianne is a buyer for BabySteals.com, a teacher, a mom and wife. Needless to say her schedule is full. The happy look on her face from using this planner system made me smile.

I love how she used the notes page to write down some goals, favorite quotes and just things she wants to concentrate on during the month. This planner is so much more than a carpool schedule.

Go check out Simple Stories’ Blog Here to find more ways to use this awesome planner.

So today may not be a traditional Monday Craft Madness Theme , but we hope we have helped inspire you a little to get a little more organized.  I know I need that in my life.

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For this round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until August 28th to play along. Here are the links to the previous themes:

Monday Craft Madness #26 – Decor

Monday Craft Madness #25 Cards

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

That’s right, we have an awesome way to enter to win our Monthly Craft Madness Prize! Fill out the form each week and get easy entries for being our fan on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or sharing the inspiration photos on Pinterest. You get to pick and choose how you want to enter! Create a project (card, layout, altered project, etc) following the week’s themes for a huge chance to win — 10 entries for each project!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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!

Simple Stories Box of Scrap | Mid Week Mojo Lilac #3

Lilac – Week 3 of 10
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Today’s steal is a little different than most steals featured on Mid Week Mojo days. The Box of Scrap Tis a bit of a mystery. None of us know what is inside these fantastic boxes. For today’s  Mid Week Mojo it’s YOUR CHOICE as to what sketch you use. Below you will find sketches featuring Simple Stories products from the past…choose your favorite sketch and get creating!

Here are your options – choose one or choose them all, it’s up to you!

We can’t wait to see all the different layouts you can create!

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A big congrats to Raquel Landon, you are last week’s winner!

Please send an email to giveaway@steals.com and include your address and tell them you are our Mid Week Mojo Winner and we will send some scrapbook swag your way!

To enter to win this week’s prize, complete this sketch (Lilac #3) and have it posted somewhere online by 11:59 PM MST July 20th. Leave a comment on this blog post with the link to your Lilac #3 creation.

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If you’re new, we’d love to see you join in! Each Wednesday we provide a sketch and you have until the following Monday at 11:59 MT to leave a comment on this post with a link to your creation. You can find all of the details here. As we continue week to week, bookmark this page for your quick reference to Mid Week Mojo links.

Can’t wait to see the interpretations of this week’s sketch start popping up on our Facebook fan page! If you haven’t already liked us, stop by.

Simple Stories So Fancy | Mid Week Mojo Lilac #2

Lilac – Week 2 of 10
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We alway seem to be looking for good, basic boy and girl collections. We do, after all, seem to scrapbook for our kids adventures the most. I have totally fallen in love with  Simple Stories’ So Rad & So Fancy Collections It was perfect for today’s Mid Week Mojo The one year photos of the adorable Jovi seemed perfect to match the girly So Fancy collection

Here is the layout:

Here is the sketch:

Simple Stories always has such great collections and embellishments that match, this collection is no exception. From stickers to enamel dots, I fell in love one embellishment at a time.

The chipboard frames are great for adding dimension and extra photos to a layout. Show off that cute face with the different sizes of frames.

As always a little pop dot goes a long way. Along with the Bradz and enamel dots, the ephemera die cuts can create some awesome embellishment clusters on your project.

The base of this particular paper created a perfect title for the layout. I just added some of the chipboard stickers and changed the title from ‘fancy’ to ‘fancy girl’.

 

A big congrats to Margaret Roberts, you are last week’s winner!

Please send an email to giveaway@steals.com and include your address and tell them you are our Mid Week Mojo Winner and we will send some scrapbook swag your way!

To enter to win this week’s prize, complete this sketch (Lilac #2) and have it posted somewhere online by 11:59 PM MST July 13th. Leave a comment on this blog post with the link to your Lilac #2 creation.

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If you’re new, we’d love to see you join in! Each Wednesday we provide a sketch and you have until the following Monday at 11:59 MT to leave a comment on this post with a link to your creation. You can find all of the details here. As we continue week to week, bookmark this page for your quick reference to Mid Week Mojo links.

Can’t wait to see the interpretations of this week’s sketch start popping up on our Facebook fan page! If you haven’t already liked us, stop by.