Finger Pointing May 27th

Happy Thursday Everyone – hope ya’ll are having a fabulous week –  Rachael here winding down this week and looking forward to the long weekend.  Well we are fixin’ to start Summer vacation as school is letting out for most of us.  Time to get outdoors and get some Vitamin D and therapy for the soul.   Browsing the Galleries I found so many steamy hot picks for today’s favorites, here are 6.

Ocean Blue Vibes – by Miki – The blending on this fabulous layout is totally exquisite and makes this layout just glisten – perfect placement and use of the elements collaborating that welcome of the outdoors.  – fabulous Vibes on this Gorgeous Layout!!!

Life Captured by Karen Diamond – This is just totally captivating, I LOVE the beautiful layers nestled down by gorgeous clusters an amazing photo and lovely brush work.  ~ Stunning Layout!!

Beautiful by Romajo – Ohhh yes Beautiful is the perfect word for this stunning layout – Perfection using this word art , along with amazing  element choices make for one  ADOR- ABLE Layout!!!

What a Wonderful World by wsprite-ad –  Oh my word, this layout is just jaw dropping gorgeous with its’ soft color palette, blending and framing – it is just happy and full of life.

Today was Beautiful by Yui Oku – This layout is full of  fun, color,  and dramatic design with a painterly effects and topped off with awesome amounts of loveliness and layered goodness  – I totally adore this perfect layout!

Know Your Worth by dotcomkari – The artistry here is just captivating, soft strokes, watercolor blends and textures make this artwork a stunner –  I love how she has added the floral touches randomly –  A Beautiful Masterpiece!!!

That’s a wrap for me –  I hope you enjoyed the layouts I shared with you today.  If you have time, please click on the individual links to leave some love for these designers – enjoy some scrappin,  stay safe and healthy, have a super weekend and find your own R&R!

Rachael – “Myssp”

Finger Pointing May 13th

Happy Thursday, Everyone!!  Winding down the week and ready for the weekend.  Feeling a “lot” under the weather this week, so bringing you my picks for Today’s Gallery Standouts before I “rush” off to bed!!

Your Classic Photobook 102 by Jasmin-Olya  – This layout has leaves me in Awe ~  how rare and beautiful is this gorgeous capture, incredible blending and framing.  This is One Totally Lovely Layout – Simply Divine!

You are worthy of Love -8-150 by Zotova – Gorgeous, Gorgeous brush work, paint effects, and soft muted tones are just so  scrumptious making this layout and show stopper,  LOVE, the title work and chosen elements – Totally Worthy of a Shout OUt!!

Time Heals by Gina -This layout has all the ingredients for a beautiful  day – what a beautiful capture as her focal photo, so beautifully blended into that circular swish, carrying you off into dream world.   This layout is  filled with gorgeous blending, textures and brush work.  I love the brush work framing on the blended photo.   This is Stunning Layout!!!

Remember by Goingbatty Oh My Goodness, Gracious  – The artist has done an incredible job …. I LOVE  EveryThING about this layout and it’s Total Smashing goodness the the depths of the triangles, and all the details surrounding this everyday memories- Total Perfection – XOXO

HeatherH with Celebrate This layout has soooo much to take in and is absolutely stunning! Layers upon layers of nothing but goodness, love, love the arrows and fabulous word art title –  Super amazing job on the jouranaling for this super teen!!!  This is one fabulous page – total Wow!

My last layout I will bring to you tonight, just captivated my heart..  Baby Shower pg 1 by O’Kate –  Nothing like fresh beginnings, and this layout is just full of happiness.  I love the blended photo and the large Winnie the Pooh saying with all the adorable photos of this special event.  Beautiful color selection and use of those gorgeous butterflies – This is One Totally Adorable Layout!!!

Those are my picks for the day, I hope you’ve enjoyed!!  When you have a moment, please click on the links above and leave the artists a comment.

Keep scrappin’ those beautiful Layouts – happy weekend!!!

Rachael ~ myssp


Finger Pointing April 30th

Oh my goodness, I cannot believe we are already on the last day of April and headed in to May – and such an exciting weekend coming up  in the Scrapbooking community as we celebrate INSD.  Rachael here so excited to bring you gorgeous gems from the galleries.

First UP is Cute and Crushin It by MotherBear – Brilliance is how I would describe this  first pick.   I am  Lovin’ the different framed captures with the coordinating tags as layers. The Black and white photos just sing happy, with the perfect details of  ribbon, florals and torn papers.  Every detail that the artist has included is spot on and make for an attitude to Love!!!  Gorgeous clustering, paint effects and title work make this an Outstanding Layout!!

So Beautiful by Anke – The artistry displayed in this layout is pure just breathtaking!  I am  Lovin’ every little detail here, subtle blending, paint effects, textures, stacked papers, lovely shadowing, perfect choice elements and beautiful photos make this One Outstanding Layout – Just BE-UITFul!!!

Clara 2007 by tkradtke – I absolutely loved this fun,  fresh layout –  I love, love, the simplicity of this gorgeous blocked style layout, complete with just the right amount of accents make this layout  Perfect!!

My next pick for today is An Ocean Breeze from Romajo – This is just totally captivating, I LOVE the beautiful layers nestled down as a backdrop and hosting this fabulous capture.   The patterned paper in a ombre style makes for a fabulous background with the mix of florals, graphics and wood.  This is a ~ Stunning Layout!!

Coastal Dreams by Simple Stories- You feel the the fun with these summery vibrant poppin’ colors, – Gorgeous block style framing techniques, stitching and element choices allow this photo to take center stage.  The details with the rope frame and directional elements are placed perfeclty  ~ ADOR- ABLE!!!

HaranaMarket by musicmom3 – This totally captivating, blended photo accented by the stunning ivy draw you right into the magic of birthday celebration.   Fabulous painted brush work for the background are just stunning.  The framed photos are an exquisite addition and look so amazing..  This is truly outstanding layout and a  Beautiful Masterpiece!!

That’s a wrap for me –  I hope you enjoyed the layouts I shared with you today.  If you have time, please click on the individual links to leave some love for these designers – have a super  weekend and enjoy some scrappin and please stay safe and healthy.

Rachael – “Myssp”


Finger Pointing – March 5th

Happy Friday, Ya’ll  — I’m so ready for the weekend,  and the sunshine  seems to put a little spring in the step that is for sure.   Speaking of spring in the step, I am going to just jump right in with the favorite picks of the day….

My first pick for today is Children by LizJ – This layout tickled me Green with Envy when I saw this in the gallery.  Everything about this layout screams Fabulous.  This layout has just about everything you could think of,  all rolled up in to one stunning layout.  Love the blends,  brush work, color palette, mix of elements and amazing title work.  Being a Nana, I can pretty much say that nothing makes you  happier than capturing moments like these, of our precious little decendants — Gorgeous Layout!

The artistry in this next layout is sublime. Dance by Marleen is exquisitely composed turning a sketch into a work of art.  Amazing use of color and brilliant execution of elements makes this layout at Brilliant Masterpiece!

Be Wonderful by CaroRen is my next pick for a Gem of a layout – The colors, the photos and the layering are Phenomenal.  The choice of patterned papers and clustering allows those photos to take center stage – Stunning Layout!

Hi My Love by Scissors,glue&paper – I love the unique-ness of this next layout. What an amazing perspective and flow.  I can’t stopping looking at the details. Beautiful use of shadows creating so much depth and dimension and I adore this color palette  – 100 % Fabulous!!

Joy by Gina is my next selection for today, stopping me in my scroll – Astounding out of bounds extraction,  so soft a beautiful.  I   Love, love, love her title for this – it is so fitting for that beautiful smile. Outstanding Layout!!

Home by Trish – I always love a great template and this artist has used this template to it’s finest!!!  Gorgeous clustering, accents and photo placement make this one of my favorite picks for today.   I love how she place the Home Banner right in the center and everything else flows outward.  She has used a lovely selection of pattern papers and fun and happy clusters support these fabulous photos -This is 100 % Pure Joy!!!

That’s a wrap for me –  I hope you enjoyed the layouts I shared with you today as much as I have bringing them to you.   If you have time, please click on the individual links to leave some love for these designers – have a wonderful weekend and keep scrappin.

Rachael – “Myssp”

Finger Pointing – February 16th

Happy Tuesday everyone, hope this finds you all safe well, – thoughts and prayers to all of you experiencing extreme weather conditions.  For those of you who are not used this severe weather it does bring a lot of grief, so hopefully you have been all staying inside enjoying some scrap therapy, and I can pretty much say from the galleries that is a BIG YES!!!!

If you live in the lower 48 this is a View that we are all mostly experiencing today – View by Zwyck is our first favorite of the day.   This layout exemplifies a beautiful winter day, well if you are inside that is….   Gorgeous blending of her focal photo and then detailed branches are displayed in her stacked collection.  I love the touches of lace and blended brush work frame – This is simply a stunning layout!

Next up is Love by bienejen – I absolutely fell in LOVE with this layout when I saw it in the gallery.  I love, love the pattern paper choices that make up her pinwheel background hosting those gorgeous roses.   Love, love the the anchoring heart and  arrow in the middle.  LOvely subtle background and layers for florals make for a breathtaking display  – I LOVE!!!!!

Love Life with You by Anke will totally leave a smile on your face.  I adore the design she has created here with the collage of pp, touch of elements in the circular fashion and of course that perfect capture in the center focus.  Love all the sentiments and journaling lines leaving a bit of joy for sure.   ADore is the Perfect word!!!

Grazyna Wrzask  is up next bringing a Little bit of Hope – with this amazing gorgeous layout.  Well I ‘m not sure I even have the words to put down for this stunning creation.  I love, love, love the reflection she has created with this masterpiece, it speaks for itself — Pure Perfection!!!

Love You by Dady is up next – What is not to love about this next layout.   The fabulous pure delight of life emanates from that perfect moment of life captured.  I love how she had framed the photo with that heart frame and the brushes and clusters in orange are just LOVELY!!!

Hello Magic and Memories by SJLuvscrappin – Oh MY Goodness Gracious – this is just Amazing and full of gorgeous artistry.  The cutwork florals in a delicious display of colors set the mood for the photo series of this precious lil subject – PURE MAGIC!!

Well I guess you can feel my delight in all of the layouts I have chosen for todays Gallery STandouts – I think Love was a pretty prominent word and theme.   You all never cease to inspire.  Gorgeous layouts n’ all the galleries.   Spread some love by clicking on the link’s for the photos.

I hope you have enjoyed these as much as I have bringing them to you.


Until next time, stay safe!!

RAchael – xoxo

Finger Pointing February 3rd, 2021

Happy Wednesday everyone Rachael,  here so happy to be bringing you a selection of today’s favorite layouts in the galleries.  I celebrated another fabulous birthday today, so many blessings beyond measure, my heart is full!   My layouts tonight are a little themed, my first layout features double photos, and the second, so I kept going with the doubles theme, which matches my birthday – LOL….

Up first is this layout Loves Times Two – from Blackkathy – This layout totally stopped my in my scroll thru the galleries – Amazing artistry and creativity here!! Love the sketch affect on the canvas and the fabulous extraction of those gorgeous lil subjects.  There are so many  scrumptious details and elements here that radiate total Gorgeous-ness!!  I am absolutely in awe of this layout –lovely clusters and beautiful shadows –  Total Perfection!


My Heart by tlowe  – Oh my goodness, This is just totally captivating, I LOVE the beautiful side by side photos accented by amazing clusters and a scrumptious color palette.   Fabulous background with the mix of stripes and plaids.  This is a ~ Stunning Layout!!

Wrong Flowers by RoxannaTC  – This next layout is a double dose of good times.  I love the #2 card, as well as the double journals.  Her journaling is just adorable, and I absolutely loved her story.  I stopped for the coffee and so glad I did  ~ Fabulously Done!!!!

2feb2 challenge by flowersgal –  This is just an awesome and cohesive layout. Amazing use of the doodle to draw your right to the double photos, I love the reverse affect of the photos.   Brilliantly executed and the use of the map background is perfect…  ~ This is 100 % Pure Joy!!!

Beautiful Soul by scrapbxl –  This layout is  filled with gorgeous blending, textures and brush work.  I love the brush work framing on the blended photo.  She has used delicate elements, clustering and gorgeous shadows to create this masterpiece.   This is One Totally Lovely Layout!!!

Ice Caves by agoymerac – The last but certainly not least of my selections for tonight is simply breathtaking beauty at it’s finest.   The artist has a couple of stunning captures of natures wonders.  I love her framing and use of the snowflake elements to create a winder wonderland  –  Love, Love, Love!!!

That’s a wrap for me –  I hope you enjoyed the layouts I shared with you today.  If you have time, please click on the individual links to leave some love for these designers – have a wonderful week and keep scrappin.

Rachael – “Myssp”

Finger Pointing January 19th

Happy Tuesday everyone – Rachael here bringing you a dose of goodness beating those winter blues!!!

Eilean Donan Castle Scotland 2013 by OKate – Exquisite Layout –  This artist has done a  masterful job, I love the split framing of super photo capture.  I love how she used a cutwork style frame to accent her page so perfectly.  This is just calm and beautiful with attention to simplicity – Stunning Masterpiece!!

Hello Winter by MotherBear – There are so many  scrumptious layers and elements here that radiate total Winter ADventure in the making.  Gorgeous framing and blending.  I am absolutely in awe of all the details in this layout –lovely clusters and beautiful shadows –  Perfect Moments for sure!

Collage Layout Idea I just love by Mary Fran – Gorgeous array of framing techniques and element choices allow these photos to take center stage.  Love, love all the textures, tags and details make this totally ~ ADOR- ABLE!!!

Quiet Winter in Mid January by Tammielsmith – The blending on this fabulous layout is totally exquisite and makes this winter layout just glisten – perfect placement and use of the snowflakes collaborating that chilly feel of the outdoors with her fabulous photos  – Stunning Layout!!!


Lake Murray Passport 12 by knittingbec – Gorgeous flow,  pattern papers, yummy color palette, stunning background and soft painterly touches ALL makeup up for a true FAVE for sure!!!  And what fabulous photos make up for a favorite family moment.  Simply Adorable!!!

Art Journaling Navaja77  – Wow this is just a fantastic and  cohesive layout. Amazing use of  journaling thoughts and elements to make for one perfect layout!!! Love, love the mix of photos, frames and the brush work is so fun –   Brilliantly executed ~ This is 100 % Fabulous!!

That’s a wrap for me –  I hope you enjoyed the layouts I shared with you today.  If you have time, please click on the individual links to leave some love for these designers – have a super week  and enjoy some scrappin and stay safe and Healthy!!!

Rachael – “Myssp”