Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Be Inspired # 56 - Teresa Collins





This week's challenge at Cuttlebug Challenge blog is sponsored by Teresa Collins! My, sweet friend, Tracy, has been a Teresa Collins fan for years. Now I am too. Teresa's kits are so easy to follow. Her paper choices and embellishments are wonderful. This kit is an envelope book; all the panels you see (two quotes and journaling rectangles) are glued as flaps on the envelopes. What a perfect way to store extra pictures, tags, or inspirational bits. Some of the pages are half pages...love that!
On my cover I embossed Core'dinations black magic card stock with Cuttlebug's Fleur de Lis embossing folder. Then I fussy cut around the pattern and glued it on the base of the envelope. I made my kit into a gratitude journal.
I am grateful for so many things. As we are approaching Thanksgiving, which is my favorite holiday, I reflect on happy childhood memories. I always spend Thanksgiving with my grandma and grandpa and the menu is always the same: carrots, celery (some stuffed with Spanish olives and cream cheese), black olives, mixed nuts (in little nut cups at each place setting), turkey (cooked all day), dressing, cranberry sauce, sauerkraut seasoned with pork, and pumpkin pie. Yumm-o.
What are you grateful for? Why not create a Thanksgiving/gratitude project of your choosing for this week's challenge at Cuttlebug Challenge blog? I hope to see your creation linked there...a Teresa Collins kit is the prize!

16 comments:

Ingrid said...

What a lovely book, June. You did a wonderful job!

Kay Sibley said...

This is beautiful, June! I love all of your journaling. I really need to journal more. Thank you for inspiring me!! ♥♥ Kay

Jenn K said...

What a wonderful Journal! Great idea for the kit.

Silli said...

OMG June, the book is awesome, I love this...what a fantastc work... The Lo from yesterday is great ... You are so talented!!!! Big hugs my sweetie...

Shantaie said...

June, i love your journaling, its interesting to read AND its sweetly personal too! The cut diamond shapes of the embossed paper are awesome!

Karen said...

June this is so awesome. I love how you cut the Fleur de Lis out! This is a fabulous project and isn't it so much fun to work with her collections!

Hugs,
Karen

Leslie Hanna said...

Dufus, here. What is a fuzzy cut? Inquiring minds want to know? Is it soemthing I already do, but don't know the name? Sigh ....

I MUST get out my Core'dinations papers!

SMK said...

so beautiful! it was the first project that caught my eye on the CC blog :) love your combo of colors and LO and just LOVELY! way to rock the challenge, friend ;)

Cindy said...

Fantastic journal, June! Looks like you got a fabulous kit to work with and did a fabulous job using it!

Terrie B x said...

Hi Beautiful June:)
I love your album!!!It`s gorgeous...loved reading the txt...
I`m with you on the love for Greece there(Rhodes) for me wouldnt mind seeing a few others...(Grand Canyon)WoW
and I love your fav things about `ME`.....
Mines a cuppa coffe though!!!!
Stunning..TFS
Have a lovely week:)xxx

alienanessa said...

Absolutely stinkin' brilliant, beautiful, and CRAAAFTY!! I pretty much love every single thing you do!

Christina said...

June, This is gorgeous! I love seeing your creations....
Hugs, Christina

Beth said...

June this is so beautiful and what sweet memories of your Thanksgiving this was another first for me working with Teresa Collins products and I don't think it will be my last.

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

So beautiful June and what a lovely way for you to record your memories and make notes!!

Tracy said...

it is a beautiful book - you did such a wonderful job - i love it!

lauren said...

well, i do love tc, generally...but i really REALLY ♥♥♥ what you've done with this project both in content and visually. VERY cool!