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Hello, We're excited to share our first post from from our first ever Cycling Team Member Shellye McDaniel. Get ready to pedal because Shellye is going to wow you with this Head of the Class Corkboard mini album. I believe you will mark this as a favorite Friday Find. The covers are made out of cork. How cool is this? Cork? Yes. The cork really makes the primary colors pop. Don't you think? I love the primary ribbon that Shellye uses throughout the album...again, it's all in the detail. Every page is like this... A true work of art... Each... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hi Everyone Lowri McNabb here with my last guest post for Little Yellow Bicycle using the Head of the Class Collection. I have had a wonderful time working with LYB and I hope you have enjoyed my projects! I have two new projects to share today. Back to School Album Here I have taken a simple generic chipboard album and covered each side of the pages with patterned paper from the collection. I glue the album page to the paper and then using a very sharp craft knife I cut around the edge. I have used a solvent glue as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hi Everyone – Lowri McNabb here again to share another couple of projects with the Head of the Class Collection. I am not sure if I mentioned it in a previous post, but my eldest son actually started school this year in May, and so this collection has been perfect to work with given our recent family adjustment to school life! Today I have a Magnet Board to show you – but first let’s take a look at how I made the magnets. . Magnets Tutorial These are so quick to make and a great way to use up paper... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hi Everyone – Lowri McNabb here to show you some more ideas using the wonderful Head of the Class Collection from Little Yellow Bicycle. I have two projects to share today – I hope you enjoy them and please post a comment with any questions. Banner I made this banner for my son’s classroom. One thing I discovered is that banners are so much fun to make – but really hard to photograph! I have kept the decoration simple to let the great colors stand out, and on the end pennants I have added pieces from the Clear Cut Shapes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hi, We are thrilled with the response and the entries we are getting for the "Cycling Team". If you aren't in on the scoop, be sure to like us here and get the details. Also, see yesterday's post. First and Foremost, check out Guest Designer, Lowri McNabb's blog, Paper Vine . Get ready to be lost into a world of inspiration. I'm always happier when I find a blog like Lowri's. I love to grab a cup of coffee and peruse through my favorite blogs as I start my day. I've got Paper Vine bookmarked. Not only are Lowri's projects... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hi all, We are so pleased to share with you our Guest Designer, Lowri McNabb. Lowri lives on a vineyard in beautiful Marlbrough, New Zealand with her husband and young family. She loves to do all types of papercraft and is currently Design Team / Blog Administrator and Marketing Manager for Artfull Crafts, a scrapbooking store in Timaru, New Zealand. Tomorrow, we will help you get to know Lowri better with some fun Q&A's. You'll smile more as you get to know her... Until then, I'd like to show off some of Lowri's creations that she has been working on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hello Friday, Are you ready for some basic math? Talented Tania Willis + Head of the Class = 2 great back to school layouts! 4 U. I have to ask you, what could be cuter than a kindergartener in pig tails? May I answer my own question? A kindergartener in pig tails with yellow polka dot bows. Go to Tania's blog and find basic instructions for these great back to school layouts. I think you'll find her blog encouraging. And honest. I do. See the Learn and Discover journaling card behind the photo pocket on left side. Cool idea. Interactive.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hi all, It has been a good day. LYB Guest Designer was selected. The response for the challenge was incredible. So many talented artists stretching their worlds by taking a risk with their art. I'm awed by the talent that was submitted. We look forward to working with our next guest designer, Lowri McNabb. You will be inspired. She is looking forward to creating something special for all of you. Summer is ending, and as usual it has appeared as if out of the blue. Anyone else sad about this? School started for a lot of kids this week. We... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hi all, LYB is looking for a Guest Designer for Head of the Class. We thought it would be appropriate to open up our Guest Designer call to our LYB fans! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a guest designer? Do you know of someone who really should be designing and getting more recognition for their talent? Could it be you? We will select ONE of you next Wednesday. Hurry and get your entries in. We will feature you and your projects on our LYB blog. Doesn't this sound like fun? We'll share all of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hello, LYB is happy to announce winners of July Sketch Challenge. Here are the winners below in no particular order. These will be some of the last postings for Sweet Summertime. Does this really mean that summer is almost over? I can't stand the thought... Congratulations to Audrey Larsen. Winner of July Sketch Challenge Audrey's photos are perfectly complimented by Sweet Summertime papers and embellishments. This park looks like a blast. The colors in these photographs are amazing. Nice photography. Congratulations to Melissa Dehne. Winner of July Sketch Challenge Emma looks super proud of her lemon cake. That is one... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Perfect for a Monday...easy peasy inspiration!!!! Sweet Summertime inspiration that is! LYB is thrilled to share several amazing layouts sent to us by our talented friend, Latrice Murphy. http://latricemurphy.blogspot.com/2011/07/little-yellow-bicyle-day-5.html Latrice offers a unique mix of creativity, don't you think? Latrice offered five full days of LYB inspiration with PRIZES. Check it out. Latrice chose the Hello Sunshine patterned paper as her background focus and trimmed it down to 11"x11". It was also distressed and given a straight line stitch about 1" in from the edge. simple stitching and layering really gives the page nice dimension. Love how subtle the grass... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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For those of you who couldn't make it to the show this year, we want to bring the booth to you! Nathalie and Thom welcome you to our booth. Sharon shares a big fabulous smile. Sally Lynn shows off new ARTC product. I hope you were able to make it to the ART C class! Miss Greta takes time out to flash a nice smile for the camera. And, here are a couple of photos of the "RULER". I don't know why he looks so mean! Here are a few great shots of some additional projects from our fabulous Biker... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hello summer, Are you there? Missing blue skies, fire flies, late nights, water fights... Please shine down on me! Aaaaah … Sweet Summertime, bursting with bold, sun-kissed, beach-blanket colors, life’s simple pleasures, and sweet juicy treats. Add in a good water fight, and you have the perfect summer day! Biker chick Greta Hammond shares snapshots of a hot summer day with her little girl, Ashlyn, on this 12x12 Sweet Summertime layout. There will be more Sweet Summertime to come! Tell me which favorite LSS you would like to see Sweet Summertime in and what you like best about your LSS... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hello again, I imagine you all would like to know the winners for the Twig challenge? You all have such grand ideas. Again, we will send out Twig goody packages the week of CHA. Before I share, let me introduce you to these fanciful little gnomes. Do you see them below? You never know where these little friends might show up... You can only find them in the chipboard shapes... Back in the vault till CHA. I decided to pick six winners instead of three. (wink, wink) Winners for Twig Challenge: Diane Anthony, Heather Lough, Heidi Gonzales, Rachael, Jen S.,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2011 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Hello, I'm sitting in my office, looking out the window at all of the beautiful snow coming down. My kids built a huge fort yesterday. I'm thankful for this. It was a little thing..but I am glad they were able to play together. I am so excited to be sharing Twig with you. I think you might just fall in love. Living life on a limb is the theme of Twig. Serendipitous discoveries along the way helped bring this collection together. Little touches of vintage. A warm mingling of blues, greens and browns. Irresitable finds from nature. There are many... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Happy Halloween everybody, This is your chance to win LYB product. No tricks, only treats... Enter our Boo-ville contest now! Click here for full details. http://contest.mylyb.com/2010-booville-contest/index.html Entries are coming in now. Can't wait to share with you. Winner announced October 31st. What is your favorite part about Halloween? The costumes, the parties, the trick or treating, the pumpkin carving, or is it all about the candy??? I love the candy...but I have to admit, it really bugs me to have all of that sugar in our house... So, how is the decorating for Halloween coming along? I am always amazed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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All contest winners need to send contact information to info@mylyb.com. If you have won recent challenge, please make sure you get us info. right away! Thanks, Lori Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Summertime.... isn't it the best?!!!! It is time ( a little late, sorry) to announce the winner of the Boardwalk challenge. I've decided to add an additional TWO winners... Each winner will receive an LYB bag loaded with Boardwalk fun. I loved reading through the posts. So many of the posts brought back great memories. Growing up in Minnesota meant lots of time at the lake. Summer also included making crafts,building forts, back yard games...good memories for me. Here is a photo from the weekend. We went to Crawford Reservoir. Not quite a Minnesota lake, but it was wet! Emily... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Nothing says "Summertime" like a Little Yellow Bicycle bag loaded with goodies from our latest collection Boardwalk. I'll be posting a challenge for three winners at the end of this blog. Little Yellow Bicycle kid of the week. Sam. FUN is his middle name. Featuring summertime colors (of course!) with a splash of glitter and a kick-off-your flip flop attitude, Boardwalk has it all! Here are just a few of my favorites from the collection. Canvas stickers. Cool. Canvas Border Stickers. Way cool. How about changing up your kid's bedroom this summer with these cool canvas borders. Dress up a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Thank you to all who commented on Julie Johnson's beautiful album kit featuring Clothesline. Here are the winners that Julie picked along with a sweet message to all of you who commented. Wendy, Beth and Jessica, please send your mailing address to: lori@cthruruler.com Congratulations! Wendy Crowe Beth Daniel Jessica I would like to say: Thank you for all your heart felt posts. Each and every post truly touched my heart, which made it very difficult to choose a winner. As I read, I could imagine your stories and photos captured on the pages of this album. It made me wish... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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Happy Friday! Time to Post the Winners for the Clothesline Album. Girls, please send me your address: lori@cthruruler.com and I'll get these shipped out to you! Congrats! Marcia Scantlin Lindsey Jo Willis LOVE IS FOR GIVING I have been beside myself waiting to show you this gorgeous Clothesline album by Julie Johnson from Paisleys and Polka Dots Scrapbook Kit Club. www.paisleysandpolkadots.com I met Julie at CHA and she told me about her kits. I instantly loved Julie and knew she would put together something really special. However, I had no idea that it would have this level of detail and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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I am so glad you stopped by. Just in time for a few more Clothesline spottings... This next project is from our guest designer and project coordinator, Renee Foss. Renee helps coordinate and design many of the great projects that you will see on our blog. This album is ready to go for you...complete with instructions on mylyb.com. If you get right on it...you could have this done in time for Mother's Day! Something nice to do for yourself, don't you think? Just a note...something special about this album is that it is a multi- media album which includes chipboard... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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These last couple of weeks have been so much fun! We've had a great response with the Generation Z Contest. As you'll soon see, the product line offers a variety of directions and interpretations. Simple, Random, Collage. Girl, Boy...you name it. This product works! The metallic ink on the papers and embellishments offer a great finishing touch and something a little bit different. Let's jump right in. I've got some really cool projects to share with you. And yes, it's time to announce the Winners!Here's our first place winner. Ellen Sosnoski from Paxinos, PA. LIVE and GIVE were themes of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
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I think you will adore this collection...it feels sort of comfortable.. I hope my interpretation of vintage makes you think of bright and happy things. Fresh Print Clothesline was mainly inspired by the insides of my grandmother's cupboards. They were stocked with Fiestaware dishes. Fiestaware was unique: it was casual, colorful and affordable, and it brightened up the kitchen of a growing middle class. Each piece was lovely and purposed. I remember the original green,the old yellow, the red, the cobalt blue and the turquoise bowls.. they were made to be mixed and matched. My sisters and I all have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle
Back in the office again! It was great catching up with friends I've met through the years. The booth looked great. Loved seeing it full of all of the great new product from LYB. It was wonderful to get such positive feedback from everybody. Thom Emily Ross Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2010 at Little Yellow Bicycle