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Heidi Colwell-Morris
Welcome to my little section of the world. This is my haven and escape when life gets to be too stressful.

I am a stay at home mom of 4 boys ages 21, 15, 9, and 3. I have been married for 16 years and live in West Bend, WI.  I got hooked on working with graphics during my Photoshop class while in school for web design. I started out making tournament layouts for an online gaming site and used a lot of scrap kits for them. I came across a digital scrap kit page on facebook one night and decided I could make my own elements and kits instead of using everyone else's. Now I can't stop. There really needs to be a 12 step program for scrappers. 

In my down time I enjoy reading, being outside (when it's not 100 or -0), shopping, and spending time with my family.
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December 30, 2012
I have another freebie for you all. It's a desktop calendar for January 2013. It's made with an old HFD kit from Crafty Scraps called Holiday Glitter. If you like purple you'll really like this!!! It comes in 5 different sizes including one for your iPad. Just add your own pictures and you have a personalized desktop calendar for the month of January. Happy New Year!!!!

Download HERE

December 20, 2012
Hey everyone sorry I'm late getting my links up here. I've had 2 sick kids and time just got away from me. Anyways, This month we are giving the HFD kit away as a gift. You'll still need to hop along our blogs to get the required pieces but you don't need to create a layout this month. You can get the Mega Kit download link at the Crafty Scraps Forum.

Merry Christmas everyone or Happy whatever holiday you may celebrate!!!!

We have no kit previews this month but here is the color palette we used and it is adorable. You should have come here from Debra's Creative World and your next stop will be at Crafty Coffee Bear.

Download Required Pieces HERE

December 15, 2012
I have a little Christmas freebie for you all today. It's a Facebook timeline cover frame for Christmas.You can put whatever picture you have inside the opening and ta da it's done!! Here's what I did with mine.

Download Here

December 12, 2012
Want to get an adorable kit for FREE? Head on over to Crafty Scraps Store and play the Christmas Treasure Hunt game. Michelle will have a list of 8 riddles for you to solve. Each riddle's answer will take you to a kit in the store. When you find the kit, there will be a link to download a mini kit. When you are done you will have a HUGE kit containing 49 papers and 94 elements. But you better hurry because the game only runs through the month of December so head on over there and snag those kits up quick before it's too late!!

December 10, 2012
Michelle has a new sale going on at her Crafty Scraps Store until the end of this month. She's revamping her store and on January 1st you will see all new stuff and a few oldies but goodies. Everything in the store will be 70% off!!! Now how can you pass up deals like that? Head on over and grab her kits before they're gone. But make sure to check back in on January 1st for all the NEW STUFF she'll be adding.

November 30, 2012
First I want to remind everyone of the huge sale going on at Crafty Scraps. Everything in the store is on sale for 50% off until Christmas. You can't miss out on this sale. What a great way to buy for those hard to shop for relatives.

Michelle has some new stuff to the store also. She has some QP packs and a couple of new kits plus some new clip art kits. 

There are also some Scrapbook Max templates for sale in her store over at Scrapbook Max

Now if you're looking for some festive freebies head on over to the Crafty Scraps Blog and snag up this festive little pack of Christmas gift bags and over at the Crafty Scraps Forum there is a freebie pack of Christmas Bears papers for you to snag up. And while you're at the Forum check out a few of the challenges. 

Now on to another layout of my adorable new niece Aubree. She's doing so well at home and getting so big.  This is great grandpa holding her for the first time. The layout was made using Michelle's My Angel kit which you can find here.

November 15, 2012
Boy have I got a lot of stuff to tell you about. This month I have joined in on the HFD Challenge at Crafty Scraps and this is a challenge you DON'T want to miss if you like Christmas like I do.  Next, Michelle has a store-wide sale going on in her Crafty Scraps Store. You can't miss this, everything is 50% off until Christmas!!! And over in the Forum we have added some new challenges in addition to the old favorites. OK enough talking let's get on with the good stuff.

What exactly is the HFD Challenge? It's Hide Find Design and here's how it works....You will SNAG your 1st pieces from Crafty Scraps Blog. From there she will tell you where the next stop is to find more treasured pieces and so on and so on.... eventually you will be directed back to me and then I will send you to the next person.

After you have collected all the pieces, the last stop will send you to the Forum where you will get the rules and what to do. Basically, you will create one layout using ALL the pieces you find and then post it at the Crafty Scraps Forum. Once that is done you will recieve this HUGE MEGA KIT. It's that easy!

Here is the Mega Kit you will recieve

You should have come from Jana's

Here is my piece to download

Your next stop is over at Lori's
 Be sure you don't miss out on this kit. I can't wait to see what you all make!

Don't forget about the HUGE sale Michelle has going on until Christmas. You can't miss this one!

Plus all the fun challenges going on in the Forum. Here's a look at some of what we have going on.

So grab your coffee or hot chocolate and get your creative juices flowing. Come hang out with us for a while. You won't be disappointed!!!!

November 7, 2012
I am proud to announce the birth of my new niece Aubree Angel-Ann. She was born 6 weeks early on October 31, 2012. She weighed 4 lbs 9.7 ozs and was 17 inches long. As of today she is doing amazing and may be able to come home this week. She is quite the little trooper. This little girl is extra special to me because I was able to be in the delivery room and watch her come in to this world. It was an amazing experience to say the least. So be prepared to see lots of layouts of her LOL And here comes the first of many. It was made using a kit called Sweet Pea ~ Girl (also one for boys) by Crafty Scraps.

Here's a preview of the Sweet Pea ~ Boy kit

October 29, 2012
First I'd like to say to all those being affected by Hurricane Sandy to please stay safe! You are all in my thoughts and prayers. For the rest of us....stay warm LOL It's getting cold out. And with the cold I found this wonderful little kit called My Grungy Wonderland by Sherry's Scpras. It makes want to get on my boots and gloves and go out for a good snowball fight and then come in for some nice hot chocolate. If you like the grungy look or the wintery look then this is the kit for you. Here's what I did with it.....

Here come more freebies to add on to the All Hallow's Eve kit from the Scrap Kit Challenge. This set includes fasteners and some funky frames. My portions this time are bit a smaller than the other ones because I have been so busy. Hopefully I can get myself on a schedule with all of these commitments. Don't forget to head over to our Facebook page to grab all the other wonderful designers kits too.

Download Fasteners HERE

Download Frames HERE

Also don't forget about the store wide sale at Crafty Scraps until October 31st. Everything is 40% off. There is only a couple of days left so don't miss out on those GREAT DEALS!!!!

October 27, 2012
With the change in the weather and the Christmas decorations going up at the stores I'm getting in the Christmas mood already. Our weatherman is even talking snow for us soon. OH MY! I found this cute little Add-On Kit to the Holiday Blog Train (from a few years ago) by The Brown Owl. It is just adorable! It's full of nice Christmas colors and cute little embellishments to decorate all your Christmas pages with.  Here are a couple of layouts I made with it.

October 21, 2012
Hey everyone Michelle is having a huge sale in her stores over at Crafty Scraps and Scrapbook Max. Everything in her stores is on sale for 40% off until the end of the month!!!! Come on over and check out some great kits and great prices!!

With Autumn and Halloween here I made this cute little layout with Michelle's October Breeze kit. I love the dark reds and browns with the punches of yellow and orange in it. 

Here's another fantastic kit by Michelle called Foggy Night that is full of all different shades of blue. It is just adorable and I love it.

Here's a layout I made using this beautiful kit

October 16, 2012
I found an awesome kit by Heavenly Scraps called Spicy Retro. If you like pinks, greens, and browns, then this is the kit for you. It's funky and retro....right out of the 70's LOL You need to check this kit out at her store.

October 15, 2012
We are starting a new kit at Scrap Kit Challenge called All Hallow's Eve. Can you believe that it's almost Halloween already? Pretty soon Christmas will be here....YEAH!!!!!! We have at least one new designer with us this time and I can't wait to see all the wonderful kits we're going to get. If you haven't checked us out come on over to Facebook and take a look. We do a new part to the kit every 2 weeks and at the end of 2 months time the kit is complete. This part of the challenge was our papers and I have 16 papers for you that you can download below.

Download Papers 1 Here

Download Papers 2 Here