Posted in Scrapbook Pages on 11/08/2013 12:00 am by Wendy
Supplies used: CTMH Artbooking Cricut Collection, CTMH Black & Grey Glitter Paper, CTMH Dreamin’ Paper Packet (retired), and Prima Say It In Crystals.
Challenge: Colorful Creations Creative Monthly Project – use bling
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Posted in Scrapbook Pages on 08/07/2013 12:00 am by Wendy
Supplies used are all Close to My Heart unless otherwise noted: Babycakes Paper Packet, Babycakes Artbooking Cricut cartridge, Stitch Guide, and Prima Flowers.
Posted in Scrapbook Pages on 05/28/2013 12:00 am by Wendy
This month the Sketch with Stash Challenge #3 at Scrap Our Stash is to use this sketch and at least 3+ pre-made flowers from our stash. This was an easy challenge for me because I LOVE both sketches and flowers!!
Supplies used: Stampin’ Up! Papers, American Crafts Elements Taffy Mini Jewel Brads, Making Memories Flower Metal Photo Corners, Studio 18 Gem Sticker, Prima Floral Embellishments, Bazzill Collection Cha Ching Brads, Recollections Boutique Fleur Floral Embellishments, Tattered Angels Pink Bubblegum Glimmer Mist, CTMH White Daisy Cardstock, and unknown felt flower ribbon.
This was one of those layouts that I didn’t like while I was doing it, not sure why. When I left and came back to it, it didn’t seem so bad. It won’t be a favorite but it passes for okay.
There is still time to submit your layout at Scrap Our Stash. You have until May 29th.
Tags: American Crafts, Bazzill, brads, CTMH, felt, flowers, Glimmer Mist, Making Memories, metal, photo corners, Prima, Recollections, ribbon, Stampin Up, stickers, Studio 18, Tattered Angels
Posted in Scrapbook Pages on 05/13/2013 12:00 am by Wendy
The May Challenge at Scrap Our Stash is a Patterned Paper Party! Create a layout using THREE or more patterned papers from DIFFERENT collections.
Here is my layout:
Supplies used: EK Success Overton House Designs paper, Heidi Grace Designs paper, unknown stack paper, Making Memories Simply Stated Heidi Large White Alphabet Rubons, Stickabilities Alphabet Stickers, Prima Flowers, Michael’s rhinestones, and ribbon. Sketch from Imagine by Close to My Heart.
At first I thought it was going to be difficult to mix patterned papers because I have switched to buying packs because they are so much easier to coordinate. But what do you know…I have some really old paper! This challenge was a good thing because these papers would normally be my last resort. So single sheets here I come and this is what I came up with. The best way for me to mix pattern papers is to choose one multi-colored paper as a starting point, then find mono-toned or less busy papers to go with it. You can see this from my layout. I have the striped paper and polka dot papers (mostly covered) as my busy, multi-colored sheets. Then I added the pink flowered sheet, brown flowered sheet, green polka dots, and pink/green flowered sheet. I have a large supply of Making Memories alphabet rubons making those the first that came to mind. Even though I have a large stash, I do use them often. They are good quality and make a quick way to add a title, similar to alphabet stickers but with more letters to use.
Now I will share the funny part of doing this layout. I was as far as the pictures on the paper, just had to add a title and embellishments, when I realized that these are Christmas pictures – not birthday. I certainly wasn’t going to start over at that point. I decided that I did use pink and green so that’s close enough to Christmas colors. I was just focused on how well the paper matched her outfit and I guess that’s what happens when your child has a birthday so close to Christmas.
What will you create? Go to Scrap Our Stash to submit your own layout. You have until May 29th.
Posted in Scrapbook Pages on 05/06/2013 12:30 pm by Wendy
Supplies used: CTMH Hooligans Paper Packet, Recollections Glitter Tape, American Crafts Elements Clear Mini Jewel Brads, Prima Black Rhinestones Flourish, and Making Memories Simply Stated Hand-Lettered Rub-on Words (Expressions). I used a sketch from Sketch Savvy.