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Hello! My name is Jennifer Beard, I am a wife & SAHM of two gorgeous kids! I love any form of crafting, I started very young, I really cant remember a time when I wasnt making things with my hands. My grandmother taught me to sew as a child, my mom made home decor, my great grandmother quilted and made ceramics...I've done all of that myself, and a little over two years ago I discovered scrapbooking! I love to create beautiful little works of art! I love to paper piece little things and put them on pages to sortve tell a story. I'm in love with making tear bears, I think they're so cute! I'd have to say that my favorite thing to create would be scrapbook albums, mostly vintage themes. I love taking "old" items and giving them new life!

Friday, October 23, 2009

Christmas Mini Album

Well, I'm all finished with the scrapbook album I started making to donate to our local PTA's craft booth tomorrow. I used patterns from Precious Piecings, Lapulenta, and Myscrapchick...I used a variety of papers...Basic Grey Wassail and tons of Daisy D's (My fave!). The album is a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 paper bag album with chipboard covers...Hope you like it!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Christmas mini album

Hello everyone...well I think I am out of my creative funk. I got wonderful news I wanted to share with you! The PTA has asked me to make something to donate to their craft booth at our town's Roger Miller Festival this weekend! That is the coolest that they thought of me and my work! It literally made my day and made me want to get up and go to my studio and actually make something. I am putting the album together now...I've got all the paper piecings done and embellies out, so it's time to glue down some pages. So far I have the front cover and first page done, its a 16 page mini album, 5 1/2 x 5 1/2, paper bag with chipboard covers...I'm using various Christmas themed paper piecing patterns from Lisa's Precious Piecings, Lapulenta, and Myscrapchick...I've got to have it done by Friday night...so I will post some pics when it's all done and ready to go. See you then!

Monday, October 19, 2009


I think I may be ready to create something today! I love paper piecing...and when I find great patterns it's even more fun. I recently bought some adorable patterns from Lisa's Precious Piecings...she is having a sale! Until the 23rd you can get her patterns for $1!! Here is how you find her if you've not already discovered her...I love her stuff!
Lisa's Precious Piecings Just click on this link, it'll take you to her site!

Another site I love is myscrapchick.com
My Scrapchick just click on this link, it'll take you there!

Some more of my favorite patterns come from my buddy Tara Williams...she has really great patterns too, and I use them alot. Not only does she have great patterns, she sells mulberry paper, pens, and if you dont have SCAL 2 yet, you can get it here! Go check it out!! Oh yeah, great pre made stuff available here too!
Tear A Bear Connection just click here and see what goodies you can find!!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

scrapper's block and other things....

Oh it's been so long since I've posted here...I am ashamed to say that I've really not been busy at all. My husband did get a new job, he started last week, and we couldnt be more thrilled. I've got to GET busy and soon! I currently have orders for 14 of my Twilight inspired scrapbook albums and one OU Sooners album...DUE BY CHRISTMAS! I'm gonna be glued to my craft room next month. I have been very unmotivated since my vacation...and its time to find inspiration and get to work. Once I get my custom orders done I want to work on a craft that I'm not great at, but want to be wonderful at...and that is card making. I want to learn different techniques to make knock your socks off cards. I am also dying for Nov 20th when New Moon comes out! For those of you who know me well know that this is a VERY BIG DEAL to me! 33 days left so my blog New Moon countdown tells me! WOO! Here are some pics of things Ive made recently...I've been working, just not as much as normal.

These are my holiday peekaboo bear sets!

This is my Fall 12x12 scrapbook layout