Make It Yours Monday

Hello Everybody and thank you for joining me for another Make It Yours Monday! I have a really fun and colorful layout for you today that I was totally inspired to create after seeing a circus themed party collection at my local party store!! I knew I had to use this photo of my oldest daughters kindergarten class’s “Clowning Around” spirit day from last year.

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I started, as I usually do, with a piece of American Crafts Textured White Cardstock. I splattered the background with Pretty In PinkHeidi Ho Blue, and Pink Stilettos coloringz from Shimmerz. I marked out where my photo will be and then used my Heidi Swapp Confetti Stencil to create the stars. I used the Dreamscicle and Lemon Drop dazzlerz through the stencil. I didn’t clean the stencil between colors, allowing some of it to mix and create a new color!

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While I was waiting for the background to dry, I started on my photo layers. Using scraps from stash, I used the colors from the photo to help me choose the colors for the papers. I misted a white doily from the shop with the 2 pink mists I used on the background to create a pink one and layered them with the photo cluster also.

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When the background was dry, I adhered the photo cluster to the page. I outlined each of the strips the photo is on with my black pen and added my journaling,  Chunky Cork Stars were the first fun embellishments I added around the page in clusters. Wood Veneer stars joined the cork, as well as some of the pretty yellow and teal sequins from the Believe In You sequin mix. I broke out some of my new colors of Nuvo drops and added some dots into the mix. I added the title “Class Clowns” to my photo and I was done! This is such a FUN and COLORFUL layout, inspired by a PLATE!!!

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So, Look around this week, at colors, patterns, anything and take it to a page. Make It Yours. And come back next time to join me for another MAKE IT YOURS MONDAY!!!

AND, dont forget, you can use LISA15 and get 15% off all of the beautiful products in the shop, including all the pretties I used today!!!

Make It Yours Monday

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I’m SO excited to be back with another Make It Yours Monday!!! This week’s layout is special to me! It’s an original sketch, my first ever!!!

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My layout was inspired by my living room photo display…

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I Started with a piece of wood grain paper from Simple Stories. I cut out the center and backed my photo with the inside piece. I layered a Medium Glassine Bag under the matted photo and then layered another piece of wood grain paper as the final mat.  I adhered 3 Normandy Doilies, cut in half, to the top and bottom of the matted photo for some texture.

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I set aside the photo cluster and began to work on my background. I cut down a piece of white American Crafts cardstock to about 10×10 and splattered some Shimmerz Coloringz in  Heidi Ho Blue and Pretty in Pink across the center as well as some Gold Heidi Shine.

Next, I moved onto the messier (my favorite) part. I started with some Spun Sugar Dazzlers and Rose Gold glitter paste from Bo Bunny. I used a burlap stencil from Tim Holtz and created my 3 areas of mixed media. After it was dry, I edged the white paper with Walnut Stain Distress ink.

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From there, I adhered my matted photo to the center of the page. I tucked a shipping tag into the bag layer behind my photo for my journaling.

Then, the FUN stuff! The embellishment’s for this layout were so fun! I used a scrap strip of the wood grain paper to make a cluster just above the photo and attached a scrap of doily left over from the other cut pieces from earlier.  This cluster also got some of the awesome Cloudy Day Felties and a Cork Star that I added some dot details to make it look like a starfish! Some green sequins from the pretty mix A Day In The Woods and some blue from the beautiful Lets Be Mermaids mix finished off this cluster.

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I added some more Cork Stars, again with the dot details, to the bottom left of the photo with some sequins from the same mixes and a wood veneer star. The top right corner also got the same fun little details. I added my title right to the photo and I was done!

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I cant even get over how much I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this Layout!!! I’m so glad you joined me this week for Make It Your’s Monday because this really does show you how inspiration can come from ANYWHERE or ANYTHING!!!

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THANK YOU for coming back each week to visit and see where inspiration is coming from for me. I hope I am inspiring you to take a look around and see what you can translate into you pages as well.

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Tuesday Talent

Tuesday's Talent

Hello everyone, Mandi here with my last post. This time it is an anniversary card that features May Arts Burlap String, Tutti Frutti Dazzlerz Texture Paste, Chunky Cork Hearts, Sunny SmilesSilver Stardust Sequin Confetti and Gold Stardust Sequins.

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I thought painting have of the hearts with the Dazzlerz was a great way to add a little extra wow. When the paste is wet apply the sequins. I just sprinkled them on to the surface and pressed them in with a stick.

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I love who this card looks even when it is laying sown flat.  The sequins on the top and the cluster at the bottom adds a lot of drama without the bulk.

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Thanks for stopping by and having me as a guest for this month.

Congrats Grad Layout with Katty Miranda

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Hello friends! Katty Miranda here to share a 12×12 layout. I am scrapbooking two photos of my older son on the day of his 5th grade graduation. I love these two pictures. He looks so grown up. I began with white cardstock and an Americana stencil called Pixelated. I used a navy texture paste and the Shimmerz from the shop in Sea U in the Mornin. I also lined up the Alma Mater sequin mix with the stencil work. I then layered a few patterned papers from the Kaisercraft Finders Keepers paper pad behind my photo and used one of the Glassine Bags behind my photo to create a pocket for hidden journaling.

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I used some strips of a navy heart patterned paper on top and bottom of my photo. Finally I used some Heidi Swapp Blue glitter foam alphas to write out my tittle.

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I love how it turned out.

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There is a process video if you’d like to watch :https://youtu.be/G3OvUdGHQ9M

Thanks so much for stopping by. XOXO -Katty

Happy 4th Card with Katty Miranda

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Hello friends. Katty Miranda here. Today I am sharing a simple 4th of July Card. This was so simple to create and I love the end result. I began with a black cardstock base. I used one of the beautiful new July release sequin mixes called Magical Day in the Park. This mix is perfect for fourth of July because the sequins are Red White and Blue. I created some rows of sequins coming in from the left side of the card. The idea was for them to look like fireworks. I alternated the red and blue ones. I also added the white stars to the ends.

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I punched out a few big stars with a Martha Stewart layered star punch and used those on the right side of the card. I also used some Heidi Swapp white chipboard thickers ans painted them with a Dylusions mist in London Blue. The thickers have embossed diagonal stripes so when I colored them with my mist the lines have a resist effect. I love how they turned out.

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This card was fun to make. I hope everyone has a fun and safe 4th of July weekend.

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Thanks so much for stopping by. XOXO -Katty

Panda Layout with Katty Miranda

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Hello my friends. Katty here to share another 12×12 Scrapbooking Layout. For todays layout I am scrapbooking a photo of my older niece and her new puppy, a French Bulldog named Panda. She is so excited to have Panda. He is like her baby. We tried over and over to get a picture of Panda by himself but he would not stay still long enough to snap a non blurry photo. She finally had to carry him and I’m glad she did. The picture came out very cute.

I began with a 12×12 white American Crafts cardstock. I used a stencil by Dylusions called Staggered Brickwork. I used a few colors in the Dylusions Spray Mist. I kept in the Blues, Greens and Yellows. I then used my Lovely Shimmerz Dazzlerz in Lemon DropSour Apple and Sea U in the Mornin’ with the same stencil on the top right and bottom left of the misted area. I also added some misted areas on the edges of my layout.

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I added some of the Believe in You Sequins mix over the Dazzlers and let that dry. I then added some ripped blue and green strip washi tape to the edges of my page. I layered a black Diagonal Stripe bag and two patterened papers from the Keisercraft Finders Keepers paper pad behind my photo and popped it up on foam mounting tape. I colored three of the Mini wood clothespins with my dylusions mist and added some coored thread through them and created sort of a banner over the photo. I also added a flair badge, some colored arrow paper clips and some black and white ephemera pieces from my stash.

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I used some Heidi Swapp blue foam glitter thickers for my tittle. I also added two Cork Stars and some ink splatters to finish it off.

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Here is my completed layout. 🙂

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Thanks so much for stopping by. There is a process video on my channel if youd like to watch: https://youtu.be/LWs7BDnmjAI

XOXO -Katty

Product Reveal and 1st DT Blog Hop!!

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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.

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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 🙂