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☞ №➁➃➄ Creatively Enjoying Sunday №➁➃➄ ☜

Sunday...this Sunday is awesome because I am spending mine with my BFF Brandi, I can't believe how lucky I am to have her visiting and hanging out....she and her twin sister Carly have been my friends since I was 15 years old. They have seen me through good times and bad times, at my very best...and endured me at my very worst. Through it all, they've always been there.  I can't tell you how happy I am to spend time with her, it will carry me through until I see them this Spring. These are the things so many people take for granted...separated from them I relish each second spent together. ❤

I didn't mean to get so heavy on you, but I can't help it. I'm mushy like that. I hope you are enjoying your Sunday and are doing something creative. I'm sharing some inspiration with you today...make sure you head over to Creative Scrappers, sketch #245 is up and the reveal is fantastic!

Here's the sketch created by the lovely Nicole Nowosad:


I created this layout, inspired by Nicole's sketch:

#245, Shannon M.
To win a prize package from the January sponsor My Creative Scrapbook Kits complete at least one layout from our sketches #241-242-243-244-245  and upload it using our inLinkz at the bottom of our reveals. The deadline to submit your layout(s) is February 1, 2013.

*❤ {Timeless Twine For My Sweethearts} ❤*

Isn't it crazy that we're already staring February down? I still have one box of Christmas decorations to put away! True story. (*coughcough*I also have to finish my December Daily*coughcough*) This does not stop me from barreling towards Valentine's Day with great enthusiasm...for example: what I get to share with you today.  ❤

I created this for my blog post today at Timeless Twine...and I think some people I know and love...(you know who you are) will be receiving these in the mail...I love the very vivid colors that Timeless Twine creates. Timeless Twine=FANTASTIC! 

Timeless Twine 1.22.13, Shannon M.

Here's some close ups of the details:

Timeless Twine 1.22.13, #2, Shannon M.

Timeless Twine, 1.22.13., #3, Shannon M.
I used Graphite Gray, Cherry Red and Aqua Blue Twines...❤

I am beyond happy to be a Twine-ista for have no idea! Thank you for letting me share. There are so many great things coming up! Make sure you are checking out the Timeless Twine Facebook page and the Pinterest Board! ❤

★◢ ➑➍ ScrapFIT Happenings ➑➍ ◣★

It's the 15th..and you know what that means! It means...three months to file taxes! No, no, I kid, I kid, it means a brand new workout is up at ScrapFIT to inspire you. I am sure you are now in CHA Hangover...and also still mourning the holidays. Have no fear, the pick me up you've been waiting for is over at ScrapFIT today!

It's a color inspiration workout from Diana the resident Creative Trainer....she created a wonderful challenge...just for you:


As usual...the design team created a beyond beautiful reveal. Make sure you go check it out!

Here's how the colors inspired me:

#84 Workout, Shannon M.

There's another fabulous FITkit from Paper Issues for one lucky winner who joins in this Workout! 

January kit4

Have a fabulous Tuesday....based on where you are...hope you're either...warm...or dry! 

★№➁➃➂☞Sundays Are For Being Creative☜№➁➃➂★

Seeing as how I am not at my other scrappy friends...I am here at home...and pouting. As it is also way too warm in Hades...for January...I am doubly pouting...and maybe stomping my feet as well.

All pouting aside...I am giving you the gift of inspiration today...Creative Scrappers style. Sketch #243 is up and it is created by the super talented Juliana Michaels:


Here's just one example of what can be created using this sketch as inspiration:

#243, Shannon M.

Make sure you check out the Creative Scrappers blog...the reveal by the Creative Team is beeyoutiful! To win a prize package from our January sponsor My Creative Scrapbook Kits complete at least one layout from our sketches #241-242-243-244-245  and upload it using our inLinkz at the bottom of our reveals. The deadline to submit your layout(s) is February 1 2013.

*{A Twinetastic Blog Hop with Timeless Twine}*

Welcome to my should have arrived here from Mandi's blog...if you didn't, you need to start at Timeless Twine and leave some love for *{ALL}* of the Twine-ista's! We're sharing a wonderful reveal with you today!

Timeless Twine:

Amy Kolling -

Amy T -

Ana Maria:


Brianna - Http://


Kristy -


Melissa Shea:

Mandi -

Shannon Morgan:

Piali -


Timeless Twine has lots to celebrate! 

Brand new Twine-istas!

Lots of great projects up on the blog!

A new release...yes...I said NEW COLOR RELEASE!

As in these fabulous colors:


Cape Cod



Graphite Gray


Here's what I created with this so very awesome twine:

Twineology, Shannon M., 1.12.13


One lucky blog hopper will win a spool of each Cape Cod and Graphite Gray just for playing along! So leave some love on each Twine-ista's blog and become a follower of Timeless Twine for your chance to win!

You need to be hopping along now...head on over to Piali's blog and leave her some love!


{Running Around With Twine}

I am totally....utterly....completely drooling over my Timeless Twine....and I am still beyond excited that I am on this fabulously talented team!!!! Here is my debut project that is featured over on the Timeless Twine blog today!


It's a cute little postcard style inspired card...a quick note can be written on the back...and it can be popped in the mail in no time!


Twinelology, Shannon M., 1.8.13


I used Kraft Brown, Pumpkin Orange & Cherry Red to create this card. Did you know that Timeless Twine has a Facebook page & a Pinterest Board?!?!? They do! You should be constantly checking them out...there are LOTS of great projects coming up...and there is also an exciting post this check back!!! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday! ❤