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Martha Bonneau
Crystal Lake, IL
Crafty mama to the world's cutest 4 yo
Interests: Crafting esp. sewing and scrapbooking, China adoption, decorating,
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Thanks for the comment D, hope you see this as I didn't receive an email to get back to you at with your a long time traditional scrapper I use the physical kits because I love paper, I love playing with it, cutting it, manipulating it and I guess I just can't let that go even with my Project Life!
Toggle Commented 2 hours ago on 15 Days of 2012 at mugsyboo
I have still been able to keep up with a page per night so I have 15 pages done so far! Almost all Plus One with a little Kiwi since it coordinates with it so well. The more pages I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at mugsyboo
Keeping things super simple this week since I am still also doing a daily page for our 2012 album, I have 14 pages done so far...yay! Left Side: Cards in middle row are Kelly Purkey, vellum dots card is layered... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at mugsyboo
Left side: Used a mix of cards, SC, AT Plus One, Kiwi. "Shine" and row of hearts are digi and printed onto cards, arrows are a Cocoa Daisy stamp. Right side: Cards are AT Plus One, Jade, and Midnight. "You... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at mugsyboo
Sharing my projects made with the April Cocoa Daisy Hint of Sunshine kits. This month's kits were soooooo good and therefore a lot of the items are sold out but the Main Kit is still available. One of my favorite... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at mugsyboo
So excited to announce that my shop Panda Eight Designs is sponsoring the current Issue over at Paper Issues called Pocket Full Of Sunshine! Head on over and link up your projects that feature any of the following: pocket/PL pages,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at mugsyboo
Spring break week although the weather was definitely not spring like! All cards are from the Amy Tangerine Plus One collection except the bottom left which is from the Sunshine kit. Smile stamp is Studio Calico, and "shine" flair is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at mugsyboo
Left side: 4x6 card and 2 cards in center row SC, 2 cards on bottom row from the Teen Boy set, top left I have no idea! Flair I made for this spread but I have a similar set in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at mugsyboo
When I look at where my blog traffic comes from, it is pretty much split 50/50 between papercrafters and adoptive/planning to adopt parents. When I started out blogging it was to share my scrapbooking projects, and then when we started... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at mugsyboo
It was one of those weeks where initially I thought I might end up doing 1 page because truth be told, as winter is winding down there's not much going on. I was able to snap a few more pics... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at mugsyboo
After commiting to a much simpler approach to Project Life for this year, one of the things I have found that helps me keep caught up is to get a jump start on my pages mid-week. I complete my weeks... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at mugsyboo
There is nothing, and I mean nothing, more frustrating than trying to get halfway decent pics of my project life spreads! I searched Pinterest and saw that most who are getting decent pics are awkwardly perched over their layouts trying... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2014 at mugsyboo
While looking for something in my scraproom last night I came across a few memory cards that were tucked away in a drawer with some random scrapping stuff. The first one I put into my computer transported me back 2... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at mugsyboo
I've had the beginnings of a cold/flu/crud the past few days and tried to go to bed early the past couple of nights and that just backfired on me (as in I would wake up at midnight and couldn't get... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2014 at mugsyboo
When you are adopting and waiting to bring your child home you spend a lot of time on-line. You are obsessively checking your emails for any communication from your agency, you are hoping to hear from USCIS, you are toggling... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at mugsyboo
Lots going on last week so this was a fun week to complete! All Studio Calico cards except for "these days" which is Paislee Press and the 4x6 card which is from the Midnight core kit. "02" is cut from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2014 at mugsyboo
When I first started papercrafting, some of the first magazines I was drawn to for inspiration were Somerset Studio, Somerset Memories, and Artful Blogging so when Stampington & Co contacted me and asked if I would be interested in reviewing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at mugsyboo
Way back in October I found a Groupon deal for a couple of nights at Tmber Ridge which is one of those resorts with a kid friendly indoor water park. At that point I made the reservations for February as... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at mugsyboo
This morning I am sharing a tutorial on how to create 3x4 cards for Project Life and LOs from digital papers. I am strictly a paper scrapper, but sometimes run across digital papers that I love and would like to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at mugsyboo
Just quickly sharing another week of Project Life today Left side: Cards are from the Midnight and Sunshine core kits along with a couple of SC kits. Tags are the free printable I am offering in my shop, "awesome" is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2014 at mugsyboo
The first month of 2014 is done! Love the new simpler direction I have commited to for this year and so far I have kept on track. I have been able to keep up with each week even though I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at mugsyboo
As a special thank you, I am offering a free printable with any purchase from my shop until February 14th! I designed the printable to match the February Flair Set so it is perfect for all of your lovely February... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2014 at mugsyboo
We are house bound again today with our second arctic blast that has cancelled school for today and tomorrow & we have been looking for fun things to do that don't involve the iPad or the tv or the Wii.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at mugsyboo
The new You Are Just My Type Issue is up over at Paper Issues and I created this typography focused LO featuring lots and lots of ampersands as my take on the theme... I cut the black ampersands with my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2014 at mugsyboo
I think this may be my favorite PL spread to date! I completed it pretty quickly, I did most of it in about an hour 1 night and finished up the rest last night in about 30 minutes. Well I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2014 at mugsyboo