Monday, December 31, 2012

DST Jan 2013 Blog Train + Grab Bag

Happy new year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! I loved all the family time, but I am excited to get back to designing templates and scrapping! To get the New Year started, please enjoy this free template!
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ON SALE NOW: Wintertide Bundle

Buy HERE for only $3.50!

Tomorrow, I'll share a yummy recipe, talk about fitting scrap time into a busy life, & show off one of my CT's fabulous layouts using a template from the Wintertide Collection!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Hello! Merry Christmas!

It has been so long since I have blogged! I recently sold my home and bought a new one, & I am just barely getting back on my feet! In the new year, there will be some fun things on the blog, so be sure to check back on January 1st!

Brownie Scraps is celebrating Christmas by offer great deals December 1st- 12th. You will want to check back each day to see what great deals, offers, & freebies other designers are offering!

Today, is my day. And I am offering 7 deals for day 7!

Deal 7: Freebie:

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Sneak Peek!

Hey guys's here's a sneak peek at what's coming tomorrow to the wonderful store of Scrap-n-a-Snap over at BrownieScraps

By CT Member Amanda

By CT Member Amanda

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas!

Hey guys! Amanda here XD With what else?? Your weekly dose of this and that of course!! Well i thought id keep it simple and delicious today :) Check out this yummy recipe that's so simple to make!!

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas Recipe
Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas!


1 medium onion, chopped1 medium zucchini, chopped1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped1 cup frozen corn, thawed1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 teaspoon ground cumin4 tomato flour tortillas (10 inches)1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blendGuacamole, sour cream, salsa and sliced ripe olives, optional


In a large bowl, combine the vegetables, oil and cumin; toss to coat. Arrange in a single layer in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to 350°

Divide vegetable mixture evenly between two tortillas. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with remaining tortillas. Place on an ungreased baking sheet; bake for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Cut each quesadilla into six wedges. Garnish with guacamole, sour cream, salsa and olives if desired. Yield: 1 dozen.

Sounds awesome right! Looks great too XD Now get to the kitchen ladies!! But wait, not just yet, I'd like to show off this great template that just released this past friday! (Oct.19th)

Here's Shape it Up Vol.1!
Shape It Up Vol. 1 by Scrap-n-a-Snap Designs

&&Looking for some inspiration? Well here's a page made by CT Member Sharon!


Thanks for reading girls! Have a great rest of the week and stay tuned for sneak peeks at what's to come! XD
-Amanda xo

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Sneak Peek!!

Hey guys! Here's a little sneak peek at whats coming tomorrow!! :D :D

By CT Member Marla

By CT Member Amanda

By CT Member Sharon

By CT Member Natasja

By CT Member Teresa

By CT Member Wanda

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Healthy Treats!

Hey, Amanda here!! With you weekly dose of this & that! So Halloween's coming up! Gotta prepare!! Did you run to the store yet to grab all the candy you need for the kiddos!? Well here's an idea.. for those who don't want to give candy to kids, and rather them have something a bit healthier (yeah i know, candy's better!! but you never know..Lol)

Healthy Treats!!!

healthy halloween treats

Take anything that's SEALED of course!! And go ahead and tirck or treat them out! See how in this photo the fruit cups have pumpkin faces drawn on them? Neat right? Just an idea!! You can get so creative with these!! :)

Now for some scrapping!! Here's a lovely template!! Fun Memories!!

Fun Memories by Scrap-n-a-Snap

&& an inspirational layout by me.. CT Amanda..

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Sneak Peek!

Hey guys! Here's a sneak peak at tomorrows new release! I'm excited! Are you!?!?

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

S'mores Bark!

Hey guys! Amanda here, well who else would be bringing you your weekly dose of this and that! :D Hows everyone enjoying the Fall! I know I am :) Some of us may be enjoying the outside weather, when it's not raining at least! I know that I love to sit outside on a nice cool night with a fire going! Haven't been able to do so since I had the little one, but once he is old enough to know the safety rules I will be having plenty of fires with him! But today's this and that post can be for indoor non fire activities as well! Here's a little quick and easy recipe I got from pinterest! -- Note this is to make in the kitchen! But you can enjoy them outside during a warm fire!

S'mores Bark!

S'mores Bark - Lay out Graham crackers for the crust. Spread mini marshmallows, pour melted chocolate on it, let it cool. And Voila! S'mores bark.

It's as simple as this.. 
Lay out Graham crackers for crust..
Spread mini marshmallows over crust..
Pour melted chocolate all over..
Let cool..

See!! That is just so simple! Now for some template fun! Today I would love to show you 

Happy Memories!

Happy Memories by Scrap-n-a-Snap Designs

&& A layout by CT Member Natasja!

Happy Scrapping!! :D

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Tuesday Trio Sale!

Get the Miss Em Template Pack on sale for only $1 today when you purchase 3 or more templates today only!

Here are a few examples:

Thursday, October 4, 2012

New Release: Fall Festival

Sneak Peek!

Hey guys! Just a little sneak peek at what's new tomorrow!!

By: CT Member Wanda!

By: CT Member Marla!

By: CT Member Amanda!

By: CT Member Sharon!

By: CT Member Natasja!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Mummy Jars!!!

Hey ya'll! It's Amanda of course! Loving the cooler weather? I am! It's October!! WOOHOO!!! :D So yeah, Halloween is coming up and it's time to decorate the house people!! I came across this cute crafty idea from Crafts Re-Designed's blog! So again, I am taking no credit!! :D However, in her post she does state that this idea was snagged off of Pinterest! My home away from home! :D So here's the post .. And for those who would rather not click the linky here it is!!

Mummy Jars

Have you been on Pinterest?

If you need an invite, let me know. {but I'm going to warn you that it's VERY addictive!!!}
If you had been there, you would see that there are 100's of Mummy Jar Ideas. I LOVE them.

 My friend MaryRuth made some and emailed me a picture a few days ago and I HAD to make some before Halloween was here. They are SOOOO easy!!!! {I made two sets of these in less than 30 minutes and for about $2}. I got the LED battery candles. {in the Christmas section at Walmart}

Take old canning jars {or pickle jars, or baby food jars, the possibilities are endless}
get sterile medical gauze that you can buy at walmart (in the pharmacy section)
and then you paint modge podge
all over the bottle
start at the bottom
and start wrapping
you'll need to put
modge podge between the layers of gauze
you only do one layer of gauze
but slightly overlap each layer
and then when its all how you like it
you paint a layer of modge podge on top of the whole thing really quick
and then glue on googly eyes {I like the big ones on the big bottles} with even more modge podged. {or E6000}
that's it.

I stretched and frayed my gauze a little to make it a little more messy. Then add candles. Tea lights or battery LED ones. SOOOOO cute!!! and SO easy to make! Go ahead make 100 of them.

Well! I hope you enjoyed this neat idea! And of course browse that good old Pinterest for some more decorating ideas for the holidays! Now for some scrapping!! I wanted to show off this lovely template today.. This is Just Peachy Vol.4!

Just Peachy Vol 4 by Scrap-in-a-Snap

&& Here's a lovely page made by yours truly!! :D


WELP! That's it for today, check in next Wednesday for some more fun! :D Happy Scrapping!!!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Let's Melt!

It's Wednesday! Amanda here with a hot craft! Well the weather is sorta getting nicer, before we know it it will be fall! So I have a nice fun little craft to do with the little ones! I know my son loved it, and he's only 20 months old :D So here we go.. 

Melting Crayons!

My little one will be our demonstrator!! :D

So here's all you do!! It's easy as pie :D Take a dinner plate, serving platter, anything that you can put in the microwave. I attempted a clear plate, the colors werent as clear as they would have been if I used a white plate, so try to use a white plate! Get a box of washable crayola crayons! That way you will be able to wash them off after the fun craft is done, the plate will still be usable if you clean it good enough, nothing wrong with using a little elbow grease! :D Make sure you peel off the wrappers around each crayon being used.. Put the plate in the microwave for about a minute or a minute and a half. Let it cool off for a minute, enough that the child wont burn him or herself, but still warm enough. Then take the crayon and melt away! The instant the crayon hits the warm plate it'll melt! It's pretty neat and kept my dear son entertained for a little while so I could clean the kitchen! So have fun with this one!! :D

Now for some scrapping!!
I have this template I'd like to show today :D It's called On My Honor!
On My Honor by Scrap-n-a-Snap 

&& here's a page made by CT Member Sharon!

Friday, September 21, 2012

Grab Bag # 4!

Kayla of keepscrappin designs & I had a blast making a grab bag full of multi- photo templates as part of Brownie Scraps birthday bash! I must admit, I haven't used multi-photo templates much in my personal scrapping, so at first I felt a little intimidated by them! But I have a ton of piBctures I need to scrap from a vacation we took to San Francisco last year. My husband teases me that we can't go on another vacation until I finish scrapping from the last one! Well, with these templates, I'll be finished in about a week! He better start planning! :)

Without further ado, here is the grab bag:

Here is each of my packs and CT layouts to give you a little inspiration on how to use them!

From Fun Memories by Marla

From Happy Memories by Amanda

From Sweet Memories by Amanda

From Fun Memories by Amanda
And now for your freebies! Here is mine:


Be sure to grab Kayla's freebie too!