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Scraplift Sunday with Crafty Meggy: This Lovely Moment

Hello everyone!! This is Megan and I am here to share with you a scraplift layout. I really love being able to find a fun layout on pinterest or other social media and make it my own. For today layout I found one on pinterest:


I really love the layers underneath the photos on this layout and that is pretty much what I took from this layout.


I had these old old old photos of my mom when she was a toddler and I thought they would work perfect with the newish My Minds Eye collection called On Trend 2. I really love the colors of the pinks, mints and redish oranges together. And of course the gold!! Who doesn’t love gold?!!


For the title I used an Amy Tangerine alpha called Memento and the word lovely came from the On Trend 2 chipboard set. Under the title I decided to use some of the Gold Sequin Confetti mix.


I clusetered some flowers around the left side of the layout, next to the photo. I also used the ‘Amy’s Sprinkles’ sequin mix and put a gold sequin confettie piece in the middle of the flowers.


Under the title I also added a little chipboard phrase that I thought added to the layout.


I really love using sequins on my layouts and incorporating them into the design!

I hope you enjoyed seeing my layout today and how I used my sequins. I also used 2 little pieces of white doilies at the top of the photos. You can find those in the store as well.



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Scraplift Sunday with Crafty Meggy: Just a Little Summer Sun

Scraplift Sunday

Hello scrappy friends!!  I hope you’re all having a great weekend!! It’s been crazy at my house with summer coming to an end and school starting in a few weeks. Also, we have decided to list our house for sale. Why not? Let’s add to the stress. LOL

Anyway, I have another scraplift layout to share with you this week and I am excited about this one! I found the layout on instagram on Letitia Guelpa’s account. You can find her on IG as @letitiaguelpa.


I just loved the big title and the patterned paper and use of multiple photos. Isn’t it just a darling layout!! I love it!

Here is my take on it and I am also so in love with my layout:


I have had the Claudia Van R Designs summer collection, called Hot Right Now, printed out for a while now and I haven’t used it yet so this week I decided to use that with my SpiegelMom Scraps products. I LOVE the colors of Claudia’s kit! They worked perfect with the photos I had of my middle son at swimming lessons.


I wanted to mimic the big and long title so I used an Amy Tangerine Thicker alpha set called ‘Other Half’. In the top left corner you can see a green and white diagonal striped paper….. BUT, it’s not a paper!! I fooled you didn’t I?!! lol I decided to use the diagonal striped glassine bags you can get in the shop and cut it up to fit that corner. I really love how it looks!


I used the pretty Spring Blooms sequin mix all down the layout around the big title. This was a happy accident because I spilt a bunch of them on the layout to the right of the title as I was pulling them out of the bag and I really like how it looked so I decided to “spill” them all around the title. I think that’s my favorite part of it! Don’t you love it when an accident happens and it just completes the layout?


The ampersand that I used in the title came with Claudia’s kit. I used my Silhouette cameo to cut out all the embellishments you see on this layout, including the ampersand. I popped it up on little pop dots to make it the same height as the thickers.


My son is on the far right. I really love this photo of him sitting with his class on the edge of the pool. I also love that you can see he is in a class of all girls. That seems to happen a lot with him. lol


I also used a few of the new cork hearts that haven’t been release yet, but they will be soon so keep your eye on the shop! I believe Jody will be adding them to the shop this week sometime!


I also used Shimmerz Dazzlers The Tide That Binds Texturez to add a faint paint look on the edge of the patterned papers. I like how it makes them stand out against the other papers and background.


Thanks for stopping by today!! I hope you enjoyed seeing my take on this scraplift! I will be back next Sunday with another scraplifted layout. I hope you’re enjoying all the great products in the store! Make sure to use code Megan15 to get 15% off your order total! Have a great Sunday!



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Heidi Swapp and sleeping kids

Happy Father’s Day everyone!  I hope you’re all enjoying this beautiful weekend with, or remembering, those special guys in your life!!  

These past few weeks have been super busy with making more new embellishments for my shop to kick of July!!  A few of them will even be brand new for my Scrap Party Blog Hop July 10-17th!!  I cannot wait to show them all to you!!  I hope you’ll join my Design Team along with some very special guests! Check out my event page for more info!

In the mean time, I’m popping in to share a quick layout just for fun! I dove into whats left of a 2014 Clique Kit, featuring Heidi Swapp’s September Skies line, and created this layout about our daughter Hannah sleeping.  There’s something I love about checking on our girls when they’re sleeping.  They are so sweet and precious to look at and it makes me to grateful to be their mother.  After tucking them in I went back to check on them like I always do and found Hannah with a sponge roller in her hair. The next morning I asked her about it and she didn’t remember doing it, blaming Abby.  Hmmm, we’ll never know how that mysterious sponge roller ended up in Hannah’s hair, but it’s one of those precious memories I wanted to save forever!

Overall this layout is pretty simple.  I painted over part of my background with some gesso and then layered some of other Heidi Swapp papers under my phone of sleeping Hannah.   You see more about adding gesso and paint to your scrapbook layouts in THIS VIDEO and participate in a fun challenge with Create*Craft*Share, hosted by Scrappin’ Madge!

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Here are a couple close ups.

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I added some Heidi Swapp stickers, Studio Calico silver star rub-ons & black Mr. Huey’s for my final touches and called it a day!  This layout only took about 35 minutes to create and I worked on it for about 10-15 minutes at a time over a couple days.  It’s the best way to scrapbook for this busy Mama!

Have your given “15 minutes to scrap” a try yet??  If so, I’d love to hear about your experiences, challenges and successes!

I hope you enjoyed today’s post!  Remember, do something creative today! Your heart will love you for it!

~ Jody