Monday, December 10, 2012

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Paper bag Mini Album!

I have some exciting news to share!! I am so excited to announce that I am now a member of the Little Scrap Pieces Design Team! Thank you Karen for inviting me to your team! And what makes me so excited that this team is made up of my best blogging buddies and I am thrilled and honored to be creating along side each one of them!   

 Our challenge for the week:  "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas" 

Here is my project:

Mini album is made using brown paper lunch bags
Paper from Echo Park
Clips, Stickers, Tags, die, cuts, gems, bling
Snowman cut from Winter Wooodland Cricut Cartridge
Stamps from Docerela Creations
Handmade Skittles by DoubleClick  

View all the pages here: 
Please welcome the team:
Carri AKA Abusybee (that's me)
Diana  DL.ART
Sherrie Sherrie Scraps with Passion

 Looking forward to seeing your creations! Happy Crafting!

Entering into:
Crafty Creations: Winter Scene 
Divas by Design: Let it Snow 
Crafty Ribbons: Label/Tag 
Pause Dream Enjoy: blue & White 
Frosted Design: 4 different Pattern Papers
Cut It Up: 3-d Holiday 
2 Sisters: Snowflakes
Pile It on: Embellishments

Top 3 at Cut it up!



  1. Now that is what I call FUN! LOVE the pretty papers and lots of great details!

  2. Super cute album - love all the papers and cuts. Congrats on the DT too:-)

  3. CONGRATS on the DT!! That is AWESOME!! I love love love your mini!! Adorable critters and loveeeeeeeee the colors!!!

  4. FABULOUS mini Carri! You always have such amazing creations! Packed in a lot of FUN ideas in this great mini!!
    So glad to be designing with you at LSP!
    Happy Mondays!
    Sherrie K

  5. Love your mini Carri,so adorable! So pleased to be on the team with you.
    Jayne x

  6. Absolutely fabulous, Carri!! Wow, all of the details you put into it are amazing!! What a gorgeous mini!! So happy to be DT sisters with you :) Have a great week :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  7. Congrats!! So exciting!!! I love the mini album, so cute!!

  8. Congrats to you!!How Awesome is that!!Adorable mini album!!
    Have a wonderful Monday,

  9. great mini album Carri!!
    Congrats on the new DT!!
    Hope you had a GREAT weekend!

  10. Oh how wonderful Carri! Some much FUN!
    Great to be on the team with you:)
    Have a nice evening!

  11. Such an adorable album! I love the papers you used and all the details look great! Thanks for playing along at Cut It Up! :)


  12. Like the fun mini album. Not made one of these before and now want to try. Thanks for entering the Pause Dream Enjoy Blue & White challenge.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    PDE DT

  13. Congrats on your new DT position, your mini is darling, full of so many cute images!!

  14. Super congrats Carri!! Really cute mini album! Love all the images.


  15. Whohoo!! Congrats!!

    What an awesome craft project this is. Super fun! I would love to create.
    Thank you for the inspiration


  16. Congratulations, and what a great project! So much detail! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenge Blog!

  17. Wow! Love this!
    Thanks for playing at Crafty Ribbons. Don't forgt to check our Inspiration site for advent prizes...

  18. What a fabulous mini! I love all the snowmen throughout! Thanks so much for joining us at Cut It Up! and Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges!


  19. Congrats!! That is exciting news!! Go you!! I adore this mini book. Thanks for the fun tutorial too.

    Congrats to your dd on being the #1 middle school cross country runner!! WOOT! It is all that conditioning that you guys are doing as a family! You must be so proud.

    These last two weeks of school are crazy busy around here so I'm sure they are equally crazy for you. Hope December is treating you well. hugs!!

  20. I'm a sucker for mini albums! Thanks for stopping by at my blog!

  21. Fabulous project, so cute...Thanks for playing along at Divas by Design this week.
    Wendy xx

  22. Congratulations Carri!!! You are so talented!! This is great, and I am surprised that you are not everyone's design team!!!! karen♥

  23. Wow what an awesome Mini!! I love all the fun embellishments and the colors! Great job! Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges! :)


  24. Congrats on the DT Carri and I can't wait to see all your inspiration and join the challenges!! Your mini is super cute and I love all the detail. Have a wonderful evening.

  25. What a fun album!! Love all your papers, colors, and embellies!! Thanks so much for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges!!

  26. Wow beautiful project. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons

  27. Too it.I have never completed a paper bag.

  28. Congrats on making the DT! Love your sweet little mini-thanks for joining our 12 Days of Christmas challenge at Frosted Designs!

  29. Congratulations on your appointment to a DT. Your project is so cute! Thanks for joining us over at the Frosted Designs blog for our 12 Days of Christmas challenge.

  30. Congratulations on your appointment to a DT. Your project is so cute! Thanks for joining us over at the Frosted Designs blog for our 12 Days of Christmas challenge.

  31. Great page,, and excellent use of the patterned paper! Thanks for playing along with us at Frosted Designs. I am your newest follower and I would love it if you would stop by my blog and follow along too.

  32. Wonderful creation. Thank you for playing with us at Crafty ribbons. I hope you'll play with us at our new challnge too. Hugs! xx

  33. would love to be able to do a project like that... looks like so much work -thanks for joining us at Pile it on - hope to see you this week for our new challenge black/White +one :) Kimberly