Good afternoon everyone, it’s Sarah here today!! As you know were scraplifting the amazing Jen Schow this week! I chose this layout of hers.
I started by choosing my photos. These are my boys a few years ago fishing with there papa. They had a blast and have loved it ever since! I wanted a lighter background then Jen had chosen, so I went through and found this cloud paper and then dipped into my Pretty Little Studio stash and grabbed Lets Go. I loved that the colors went well together and that there were nice pops of yellow.
I pulled out the paper with the diagonal strip and used it as my base for my pictures and journaling cards. I matted my pictures and journaling cards on American Crafts white cardstock. I did this 1st and made sure I had my pics and cards where I wanted them, then matted them onto the diagonal patterned paper.
I added my journaling to the bottom right jounaling card after playing with my type writer. I know Jen had had journaling on bother her cards, but I just added mine to one. Along with a label sticker and a little punched out circle that said, you are awesome. I also added a flair button up in the center like she did too.
I moved up the right side of the pictures and added a tab, along with a few little labels.
Here’s the layout I created!
I pulled out a past scrapbook kit from The Fairytale club and decided to use it for this scraplift, I thought it went well with my photos that I had decided to use. Now thats the 1st thing I changed about this layout, I used 2 photos instead of one and I know Shimelle likes to scrap her photos in color, but I dont always like doing that. So I decided to use snapchat photos of me and my girls, using a filter that added cute little pink flowers to our heads.
I started with the background, I chose one of the papers that was just black and white and pulled out my watercolors and went to painting the flowers. I cut that down and added it to the bottom of the layout where she had the bold chevron paper. And instead of another patterned paper I pulled out some of the pretty purple washi tape I had got from the Spieglemomscraps shop and did three different lines of it to make the seperation and a bigger pop of color.
I added some layers behind my photos, I didnt add as many layers as Shimelle, I added some of mine in with different embellishments and fussy cut elements.
I moved to the lower right corner of the layout to start the cluster there and decided to use that cute Hi tag instead of journaling. There wasnt much to journal about here really, thats why I chose to use the tag. We have tons of snapchat pics and there just us messing around and having fun. I added in the heart, a documented sticker and a few other pieces and them moved back to the title.
I knew I wanted my title to be a bit longer like Shimelles is, so I pulled out one of my scripty font alphas and a large cork ampersands from the shop and added my title.
To finish everything off I pulled out my beautiful sequin packs, Ferris Wheel, Steal My Heart and Sparkle Power. I feel like these add everything the layout needs! The teals and blues from Ferris wheel are just beautiful along with the textures on them! And the little gold stars from Steal my heart are a nice pop of gold along with the pretty pink in white! All of them are so gorgeous!
Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Welcome to the party friends!!!! Check out all the A-list creatives on the 2017-2018 Sparklers Design Team!! This year we have three media teams: the Blog Squad, the YouTube Squad & the Insta Squad!! Each of these teams will be bringing you diverse, non-stop inspiration on all of your favorite creative platforms. We are all very excited about the new focus on IG this year and will be having new exciting content there about 3 times a day!! Tons of creative eye candy all over your social media apps. Creativity all ways & all days!
We are going to jump right in to today’s line up & the new goodies in the shop today! This month, I’m giving away a $20 shop credit to only randomly chosen blog commenter!!! The comments will be open through May 6th at midnight.
Here today’s line up! There’s one Sparkler, Raquel Anderson, who can’t join us today because she’s in the middle of moving! You’ll see lots of her on IG!
Thank you so much for joining us today! Now you’re off to Jody’s blog to kick of the projects!
Hello, hello my creative friends! Jody here today with a very bittersweet post. At the end of this month, I’m saying goodbye to some fabulous Sparklers Design Team members. Thank you ladies for sharing your creativity, your time and talents with SpiegelMom Scraps!! I’ve appreciated each of you so VERY MUCH!! SMS fans, be sure to keep following these awesome ladies as they continue on in their creativity! Sarah, Beth, Evi, Megan and Felicia you were all amazing to work with!! Thank you 100 times!!!
Even though the end of April is a bit sad for me, I’m also really excited to give you a peek at the May 1st sequin releases and a preview of the 2017-2018 Sparklers Design Team! These are some of the most talented ladies in the paper crafting industry and I couldn’t be more honored that they’re a part of my team this year. You’ll see some familiar faces returning to the team and some awesome newbies too! On May 1st during our first team blog hop, you’ll get to know each of the 2017-2018 Sparklers as well as seeing some of their fantastic creativity. In case you missed the announcement on Instagram here is this year’s new team!!
And now for a special looks at MOST of the new sequins coming to the shop on May 1st! There will be a few surprises along with three new cork releases!!!
Shimelle Little by Little
Simple Stories Faith & Emoji Love
Echo Park Paper Go See Explore
Paige Evans Oh My Heart
Crate Paper Oasis
Once again, mark your planners for May 1st so you don’t miss the full reveal! In the mean time, please enjoy the last few posts in April! I know I will!