Celebrate layout with Anna Sigga

Hi there and hello – it’s Anna Sigga here today and I am so happy to be a part of this fantastic Sparklers team.

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Even though I create way too many cards than I will ever use I am also an active scrapbooker and I just love using sequins on my layouts and we all know that there is no shortage of fabulous sequins form SpiegelMom Scraps.

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I love using the Gold Foil Doily as a background piece and the Birds of a Feather Felties (Green/Rust) are so fun to work with.

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I also used some of the Gold Garland Confetti and the Cinnamon & Suger sequins pack for that touch of sparkle.

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Time well spent LO by Lea Biccelli

Hello there! Lea here. I am very happy to be here with this first official post to start this new adventure.
I made this LO by focusing at the center of the page, initially darkening the base color of the paper with Distress Ink; then again using a stencil and Distress Ink with blending tool.

To emphasize the picture I used  Gold Shimmerz Paints with a spatula by drawing a circle through the stencil: I love these textures pastas, perfect to be used in various ways and that give excellent results.

I also added a number of stamped to give more movement to the background.
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I created a series of levels with different patterned paper, and between the various layers  I added a piece of tulle that I colored with Shimmerz, some twine, stickers, wood veneer.

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Finally, the part that always amuses me: so many splashes of color.

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thank you for coming to the end of this post and you will want to play with the colors, if you had not done before. I hope to read your comments and … enjoy !!!

xoxo, Lea.

 

 

Love/Anniversary Card

Hello…

Ka here with an anniversary card for my first post as a Sparkler.

Anniversary Shaker Card

For this sweet card, I colored the cute hedgehogs from Avery Elle More Stories stamp set and the branch from Sweet ‘N Sassy Love Birds stamp set using my Copic Markers. I white heat embossed the sentiment from Sweet ‘N Sassy You and I stamp set after blending the background with distress inks.

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After coloring the images in and cutting them out by hand, I created a shaker window using a heart die cut. I filled it with Love Beats Sequins mix and sealed it with foam tape.

Well I hope you have enjoyed my daily dose of inspiration and don’t forget to stop by the SMS store to pick up the Love Beats Sequins mix!

Have a great week!
Ka

U R My Star LO by Yuliya Khudyakova

Hello there! Glad to see you here today. Yuliya here.  I would like to show you the LO full of sparkling magic and mysteries of the universe. 

As for any woman, the center of my universe is my child. I have tried to embody this in my layout.  It is 12×12, made of black scrapbook paper,  white acrylic paint and great amount of SpiegelMom sequins)) Each sequin reflects the star in the dark night sky. I joined them into the different constellations forming the galaxy on the whole.  There is a picture of my pretty boy at the very beginning of the Milky Way. It symbolizes starting of a new episode of life.

 

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If you interested in creating such sort of projects, you should try Black Beauty and Moonshine sequins.  They are so gorgeous and quite suitable for this! Oh, do not forget to make some accents with Crushin’ on Purple, Pink Royalty sequins and Silver Stardust sequin confetti of course)

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Thanks a lot for your stopping by! Hope my LO inspire you to create something beautiful with SpiegelMom Scraps supplies. Waiting for your comments and projects to share with us!

Hugs, Yuliya

Product Reveal and 1st DT Blog Hop!!

@spiegelmomscraps @jodyspiegelhoff, #spiegelmomscraps #designteam #bloghop #sequins #americancrafts #studiocalico

Hello everyone and welcome to February’s blog hop, aka SpiegelMom’s Scrapbook Skippings!   Today is extra special because I’m not only revealing the new sequin mixes for this quarter, but I’m also welcoming most of my new Design Team in their first team blog hop!  I say most because the lovely Amy Lee will be leaving us after today.  I’m very sad to see her go… but this girl is going many creative places!  I’m looking forward to following her creative journey and I wish her all the best!!

As a bonus for today’s blog hop, I’m also giving away THREE prizes this month to some lucky blog-hoppers who comment on all the blogs.  You have through February 5th to enter.  The prizes include custom 2 notebooks from May Designs, 6×6″ Crate Paper pad with embellishments and huge mystery prize package!!  Drooling yet?? Let’s get  this scrappy party started!  Here are the new sequins this quarter.

Your entire line up for today’s hop is below.  Each of the Sparkler’s names is a direct link to their creative blogs.

SpiegelMom Scraps << You are here!

Laura 

Yuliya 

Sarah

Anna

Amy

Lea  

Ka  

Katty

I decided to create a two page Project Life style spread for you and I really love how it turned out.   I like to keep my PL spreads simple, with splashes of embellishments and sparkle.  This way, the focus stays on my photos.  This summer my husband and I took our three youngest daughters on a fun little photo shoot to our land where we’re currently building our home and around the town where we live.  I incorporated a few of my favorite products and created fun sequin pockets along the 2×12″ section of the the WRMK pocket page protectors.  I wasn’t sure how I was going to use it, but thought sequins was perfect along with using my Fuse Tool!

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See those little foiled hearts in the sequin pockets?  Those were foiled using the Heidi Swapp MINC Mini.  The starter kit comes with several toner sheets that you can die cut or use with your paper punches.  Such an awesome tool to have your scrappy arsenal!! I also created a fun little sequin shaker using a small glassine bag, Hearts on Fire sequins and some lovely black glitter Thickers from Pink Fresh Studio.

Another one of my favorite products are the felt die cuts. Birds of a Feather felt die cuts are such beauties and come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. As you can see, I added the white Felt-Fetti Hearts right onto my photos as simple accents.  I just used tacky glue to adhere them.

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If you’re interested in any of the products or tools I used today, they are linked here: Hearts on Fire Sequins, WRMK Page Protectors, Fuse Tool, White Felt Fetti Hearts, Silver Stardust Sequins, Cloudy Days Felties, Heidi Swapp MINC Mini, Bird of a Feather Die Cuts and papers & stickers by Allison Kreft for Webster’s Pages, wood veneer by Heidi Swapp.  If you poke around one of the Sparkler’s blogs or Instagram accounts, I’m sure you’ll find their discount codes..hint hint :)

Thank you for spending your time with us today!  I’d love for you be in the running for one of the 3 prizes I’m giving away.  Please be sure to leave comments on all the blogs to be entered!  Now, you’ll be heading over to Laura’s blog where she’s sure to knock your creative socks right off!!!  She always inspires me for sure.  Happy hopping :)

 

Tuesday’s Talent with Pocono Pam: My Favorite!

@spieglemomscraps @poconopam, #spiegelmomscraps #scrapbook #DIY #cardmaking #projectlife #diecutHola SpiegelMom Scraps fans! Pocono Pam here with my last post as Jody’s guest designer for January. Wow! This month went by quickly huh? Valentine’s Day will be here before we know it! For that reason, I was inspired to make a love card and altered paper bag!

I started this project off with a white 10” X 6” Celebrate Paper Bag, the Recollections Valentine’s Day 6″ X 6″ Paper Pad and some fun embellishments from the SpiegelMom Scraps Shop.

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Next, after folding and gluing the bag to create a pocket, I added patterned paper from the paper pad. (Geesh…. say that 5 times fast! )

I adhered white lace on the bag along the top of the pocket.

The fun part began when I made pleats in the 1/4″ light pink & white check ribbon from the SMS Shop to place on top of the lace. (This did not come without a few hot glue burns! Yikes!) I added a bow made with the same pink ribbon and added 3 pink fabric roses from my stash.

Underneath the pleated ribbon, I adhered a string of pink Felt Fetti from the SMS Shop.

Beneath the lace on the right hand side, I layered a pink felt heat with a few cork hearts. I did the opposite on the upper left-hand side of the bag with a cork heart and a string of pink felt hearts. I tied a bow with a piece of sting I had in my stash.

On the lower left-hand corner I layered a cork and felt heart along with a Studio Calico Wood Veener Speech Bubble. As in previous posts, I touched it up with pink Wink of Stella Glitter. I was excited when bling I had in my stash fit perfectly into the “O” in “FAVORITE”!

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To go along with the bag, I quickly created a card using paper from the pad. I added more felt hearts and this cute Greeting Farms Image Stella.

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I covered the back of the bag.  The inside of the bag can be used for goodies to give as a gift! You can punch holes at the top and add a ribbon for closure or leave it as is!

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Thank you all for you stopping by today and all Jaunary long! I had great time! I hope you enjoyed my posts and will continue to visit Jody’s blog. You will definitely will find inspiration here. Jody is always adding great goodies to her shop as well. Try her CORK embellies! They are my FAVES and I used them on EVERY project this month!

Take care my crafty friends! Thanks for taking a peek!

Spiegel Mom Scraps Shop Products Used

Cork Fetti Hearts

Pink Felt Fetti Hearts

Pink Ribbon

Studio Calico Wood Veneer Speech Bubble

 

 

Project Life || Growing Up Too Fast

@spiegelmomscraps @jodyspiegelhoff @teresacollins @wermemorykeepers @projectlife, #spiegelmomscraps #projectlife #scrapbook #DIY #papercraft #memorykeeping

Hello, hello!! Jody here today and oh how I’ve missed blogging!  As you have probably seen, I’ve been busting my butt behind the scenes these last few months getting ready for big things in 2016.  The first big thing was the tripling of my Design Team, The Sparklers!!  They are a fabulous bunch of ladies from around the globe!!  I hope you had a chance to check the Design Team reveal posts HERE and HERE.  

Today, I’m sharing a Project Life spread I’ve been playing around with for the last few days.  These photos are from the first day of school this year and now that I’m looking at them here, Sari is taller.. up to my neck!!  I need to put a brick on that girl’s head to slow her down!!  Sheesh.. ok mommy rant over.

I’m using the We R Memory Keepers photo sleeves and really love them. They’re thicker plastic than the Project Life sleeves, which is HUGE for me. I’ve ripped too many of the PL brand ones because I tend to like chunky embellishments and it’s tough to squeeze them into the pockets.  I really do try to keep my pocket pages pretty simple.  It doesn’t always happen, but it’s thought that counts for me LOL!!  I am trying to get caught up after all… eh’em…. 

Another thing I’ve been working on lately is using the papers in my stash. This can definitely be a challenge though because by the time I have a couple papers left in a collection or some larger scraps to work with, most or all of the coordinating embellishments have been used up.  Adding those little details are what I absolutely love to do and that’s when I reach for the unique embellishments from the Scrap Shop right here!  Whether it’s cork, sequins, felt die cuts or another fun embellishment, I always have something thats just right.

Below, I’ve added the Chunky Cork Hearts to the bottom middle pocket and really love the contrast and texture they add.  They have the perfect earthy feel that works well with all the colors on the page.

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Thanks so much for stopping in today!  I hope you’ve enjoyed my back to school spread today.  If you’re interested, I’ve linked the products from my Scrap Shop below.

Chunky Cork Hearts

We R Memory Keepers Multi 10 pack

Have a great Sunday and do something creative today!

@spiegelmomscraps @jodyspiegelhoff