Saturday, April 12, 2014

My FIRST Blog Hop!

Scrap Factory Doll Builder Program -
(enter the Giveaway below.)
Scrap Factory Expansion Pack by ScrappyDew Creations
Scrap Factory Expansion Pack by PPbN Designs
$10 Gift Card for Jo-Ann - by Michelle
To be eligible for prizes, leave some love on each of the
designers Blog Hop posts by April 15, 2014. Winners will be
announced on April 18, 2014.

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Scrap Factory  Doll Builder Program - (enter the Giveaway below.) 

Scrap Factory Expansion Pack by ScrappyDew Creations

Scrap Factory Expansion Pack by PPbN Designs

Jo-Ann Gift Card - $10 by Michelle 

To be eligible for prizes, leave some love on each of the designers Blog Hop posts by April 15, 2014. Winners will be announced on April 18, 2014.

1. MichelleMyBelle 

4. Jana   You are here!
5. Angie

Welcome to my projects for the Scrap Factory - Doll-A-Palooza Blog Hop! You have got to get this program!  It is such fun to be able to create paper dolls and use the NEW expansion set called Brick People.  Here is the link  Sooooo happy you could spend some time with me!  I would love to hear what you think!!!!

I have created two paper dolls, one for each of my projects.  One is a little girl using the base set.  Hair Style #1 with outfit #6.  The next is using the new expansion set called Brick People.  I used the cook hat, the laugh face and the cook top and bottom.  Here is how they turned out.

This weekend I have two projects using Dollar Tree cookie sheets to create magnetic memo boards for Easter presents for my daughters.  I had been wanting to give this a try for a while.  These are the cookie sheets I purchased.
 The first step was to paint these with black spray paint.  My darling DH punched wholes in the end and hung them in the garage and painted them. (there is a reason he isn't allowed to paint, if you get my drift) After cleaning the garage, I needed to take the coating off the now runny black painted cookie sheets.  DH took them to the engine rebuilding shop we own and put the sheets in a solution to strip off the paint and coating.  Then our employee correctly painted them for me.  (only cost me 2 dozen cookies)

So it's time to decorate!  Here is a picture of what I used.

Now in my studio, I have an entire closet organized with all my crafting supplies. Usually what I do is start pulling containers and picking out a color palette and adding embellishments until the project tells me thats it.  It all clicks together and I start from there.  (i think it's magic, but i could be wrong....naaa) I cut a piece of paper to fit the inside of the cookie sheet and used the spray adhesive.  Once the paper is in position, I start decorating.   This is the really fun part.  (just a little hint, i never finally glue down everything until i dry fit it and like it, lessons from experience)  On the back of each paper doll person I put a strip of magnetic tape and added some magnets I also picked up at the Dollar Tree.

One daughter is really into baking.  She makes fantastic decorated cakes and cookies.  So she is getting the Brick person Cook memo board.  Here it is...

The other daughter is getting the girly girl memo board.  Here's the pic:

So that's it for this Saturday!  So happy you could visit.  Leave me a comment. Oh guess what...I now have a Facebook page for my blog (link is on the right hand side).  Not much yet, but keep checking back.  

Now head on over to5. Angie and see her wonderful project!

Bright blessings for a wonderful blog hop and Saturday!  Jana


  1. Jana, I love your projects. What a great idea!! They can be customized in so many ways. Great Job!

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  2. Great idea. My daughter would love it if I made one for her.

  3. Jana, what a wonderful idea! I love them both!

  4. Fantastic! You are clever.
    Nice piecings and decorating.

  5. What a fun project! I love them. I never thought of using a cookie sheet that way. Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. What an amazing idea! I might have to steal this for a team gift for the HS dance team that I coach. very cute.

  7. How clever! Both are really cute.

  8. Jana love your memory board idea!!!! Love the way you used both files. Great work!!!

  9. Love your projects!

  10. Love the brick person, and the super adorable girl! TFS Jana, your projects are fantastic!
    Have a wonderful day!

  11. Wow - what a cute idea! Love your boards and I am sure your daughters will too! Great use of the dolls! TFS

  12. wow what anawesome project!!! love them!!