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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Wild Heart on PI Blog + Discount Code

Here is a peek of a layout using the new Paige Taylor Evans' Take Me Away collection on the Paper Issues Blog today if you would like to stop by and have a look at the full shot and details.  

Check out all the new collections in the store and save 20% off with code "Melissa" Here.  

Thanks and have a great week!

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

New Cocoa Vanilla & Discount Code

Hello!  There is a new collection in the store at Paper Issues by Cocoa Vanilla called Love Always.  Check it out here:  Cocoa Vanilla Love Always.  It's so beautiful!  You really should take a look at it - it's got lots of embellishments, alphas, stickers, cardstock and things to go with it. Use code "Melissa" for 20% off your total purchase. 

Cocoa Vanilla has these cut files on their blog.  Do a Google search for Cocoa Vanilla cut files and it will be the first link.  It is two dollars and some change in USD, and comes with more cut files than this flower bunch and title - really pretty stuff.  

I joined in the Take Five challenge for this layout, using a diagonal angle for my layout.  Come join in one of the challenges for a chance to win a gift certificate.

Use code "Melissa" for 20% off your total purchase of everything in the store.  There are tons of new collections in!  Check them out here:  New @  Have a great day!  


Friday, August 5, 2016

Pinspire Me & Discount Code

Hello! I played along with Paper Issue's Pinspire Me mood board challenge that the talented Mary-Ann Maldonado hosts each month.  I used Paige Taylor Evans Take Me Away collection from Pink Paislee that's new in the Paper Issues Store.  Check out what's new in the store here and use code "Melissa" to save 20% off your total purchase:  Paper Issues Store.

Check out the message board to see more examples of layouts and the pretty board itself on the Paper Issues Friends & Fans Board where you can see all of the challenges.

There is too much new in the store to post about!  Head over and check it out and use code "Melissa" to save 20% off your total!  Happy scrapping!


Monday, August 1, 2016

Take Me Away & Discount Code

Good morning!  I love Mondays!  They are a fresh start, new chances!  I got in all the new American Crafts lines from Paper Issues and had to pull out this transparency, frame and Thickers from the Take Me Away collection from Paige Taylor Evans along with my latest picture of Sara!  Use code "Melissa" to order any of the new lines and get 20% off your total!  Click here:  Paper Issues Store.

I hope your Monday is great, too!  Here is a peek of what's coming on August 5th with the Pinspire Me Mood Board:  

See you next time!  Melissa

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

New AC Lines In/Discount Code

The new American Crafts Lines are in in the next few minutes at Paper Issues! Use code Melissa to save 20% off your total order!  Click HERE.
Paige Taylor Evans Take Me Away

Dear Lizzy Saturday

Crate Paper Cool Kid

Crate Paper Cute Girl

Use Code Melissa to save 20% off your total order!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Happy Birthday Peanut & New Shop Items/Discount

Hello! I wanted to show you Peanut's 8-month-old party celebration! I couldn't wait until he turned one :)  That hat!  I just couldn't wait!  Used the new Echo Park Party Time collection it's so cute! The papers and embellies are awesome and rich in color.  Check it out at the store HERE.

I wanted to show you a couple of new collections in the store!  Carta Bella Great Outdoors  is awesome.  

Use code Melissa to receive 20% off your total order.  All six new American Crafts new lines come in the store in the next few days: Crate Paper Boy and Girl, Paige Taylor Evans, Pebbles Warm & Cozy (which I love), Amy Tan.  Use code Melissa for that as well for 20% off everything!  Keep an eye on the store HERE.

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great week!


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Echo Park & Discount Code

Hello!  Melissa here.  I'm on the Paper Issues Blog today using using a big photo and some embellishments from Echo Park's new summer collection, Summer Party.  See the blog on how this page was created for Mary Ann Jenkin's Take Five Challenge at  Check out that challenge and more for a chance to win gift certificates in our PI Friends and Fans Group.

See the three new Echo Park collections in the Store and use code Melissa for 20% off your total purchase!

Stop by the blog, then try the Take Five challenge or any of the other challenges and show us what you do in the Friends and Fans Group!  We would love to see.  Have a great day!


Saturday, July 9, 2016

New Sketch at Paper Issues & Discount Code!

Hi there!  There is a new sketch up at Paper Issues Blog.  Join us in the Friends & Fans Group.  Amy Coose provided us with a great sketch this month.  Come join in for a chance to win a gift certificate!

Echo Park has three new collections in the store, Disney, birthday (Party Time) and Summer Party.  Use code Melissa for 20% off your total order.  Summer Party and the birthday collections are my favorite. Summer Party feels a touch more grown up than usual beach collections.  Love the journal cards so much.  The letters of "Summer" on the chipboard are so cute!  Their alpha sheet letters are the done the same cute way.  

Thanks for stopping by.  Use code Melissa for 20% off your total order.  Here's a link to what's new in the store:  What's New


Friday, July 8, 2016

Pinspire Me!

Hello!  There is a new Pinspire Me board by Mary-Ann Maldonado released on the blog today, and I was inspired by the colors and summery theme. These crazy guys did a birthday dance for my Emily, who has a July 5th birthday, and donned crazy hats and sparklers for her, dancing and singing away :)  It was awesome!

Come join us at Paper Issues Friends & Fans Group to join in all the different challenges for chances to win gift certificates!

Use code Melissa for 20% off your total order.  Check out what's new in the shop here:  What's New

I have another layout with our Sketch from Amy Coose coming up soon.  See you in a few days!


Thursday, July 7, 2016

Free Cut File :)

Hello!  I felt like making a bright, messy page :)  The birds are a free cut file from Paper Issues.  Here are the other images in the free file this month:

I love the font of "Daydreamer" and want to use that one, too.  

Feel free to go this link for all the free cut files and printables you want to download:  Free Downloads.  

If you would like to show us what you did with them, tag @paperissues on Instagram and/or head over to our Friends and Family Group and look for the Cut It Up Challenge using any cut file.  Would love to see!

Use code Melissa to save 20% off your total purchase!  Here's what's New In The Shop!

Juliana Michaels was so awesome to share the free cut file for "Smile" that I used.  Her blog is

Have a great day and I'll see you tomorrow with a new layout.