My Girl Baby Layout with Guest Designer Karla

Hey there crafty friends! Karla here today, and I’m super excited to be Guest Designing here today- what an honor! Today, I’m sharing a layout that I made of my youngest daughter, Erica, when she was just a year old. Wow – time flies – she’s now almost 5!

I started off choosing a sketch and layered on papers and stickers from the Echo Park Petticoats and Pinstripes collection by Lori Whitlock. I just love these lovely bright papers, and the pretty sequins from the Pinky Pie, Spring Blooms and Let’s Be Mermaids Sequin Mixes from the SpiegelMom Scraps Shop were the perfect embellishments! I love using a sketch as a starting point, then choosing my photos, papers and embellishments.

These wonderful Cork Chevrons are so awesome for layering! I pulled out some paper ephemera diecuts from a My Mind’s Eye All Things Girl package to add to my layout. I love the vintage feel of these diecuts!

I used the tiny silver stars from the Pinky Pie collection on this pretty crown, which I layered over a sticker from the EP collection pack. I added some handwritten journaling and stamped the date with an Amy Tan date stamp. I love that a lot of the paper packs come with coordinated journaling cards in them. Even if I choose not to use them in a pocket page, they are great to use on a layout!

These sweet little flower sequins in the Pinky Pie Sequin Mix were just perfect to layer on the flower sticker. They are subtle and add a pretty shine! You can see some of the stitching that I added across my page. Erica was very excited to #1 – have another layout of her own baby pics and #2 – help me with the stitching!

You can see my process video here on YouTube or click below:

Here’s a look at the beautiful embellishments I used on my layout, which you can find at the SpiegelMom Scraps Shop:
Let’s Be Mermaids

 

Pinky Pie

 

Spring Blooms
Cork Chevrons

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Be sure to check out the SpiegelMom Scraps Shop for awesome embellishments to add to all your projects – use the code LISA15 to save 15%! You can find me on my Blog, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook – I’d love for you to stop by and say hi!

 

Triple Hop-Day 1

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This Girl Boss LOVES it when her Design Team girls have awesome ideas and thus was born the Triple Blog Hop weekend!!! We are thrilled to have you join us and have some lovely creative guests with us.  For starters, Missy Whidden is joining us today and tomorrow.  We are very thankful for Missy for sharing her creativity and time with SpiegelMom Scraps!  Big hugs Missy!!

Quick announcement!!!  The winner of the $10 shop credit from yesterday’s hop is…. 

Natalie Dill

Hop completed! So much great inspiration! Love the new products too! 🙂

Please email Jody at spiegelmom@gmail.com to claim your prize my dear!!!  Ok, on with today’s hop!!

Each day this weekend, we are featuring a different product from the shop. Today is all about Felites, Saturday we are shaking things up with sequins and Sunday we are getting messy with mixed media and cork!!  We hope you enjoy the inspiration this weekend delivers! Ok, onto the today’s line-up!

2. Missy Whidden

3. Hannah Lemieux 

4. Felicia Young

For my layout today, I wanted to steer away from plain white American Crafts cardstock or a patterned paper.  I really wanted to use the brand spankin’ new Paige Evans Take Me Away collection with Pink Paislee so I decided to compliment it with starting with lavender American Crafts cardstock from my stash. 
@pinkpaislee @paigeevans @americancrafts @amytangerine @shimmerzpaintz @spiegelmomscraps @jodyspiegehoff, #spiegelmomscraps #shimmerzpaints #sequins #felt #diecuts #stitching #handstitching #paigeevans #takemeaway #pinkpasileeI added some gorgeous Shimmerz Dazzlerz in Licorice using an older Amy Tangerine stencil and just love the contrast!!  I added a thin layer so it would dry faster.  Then I had the idea to use my Kaisercraft metal dies as a stitching template.  I positioned my metal heart die around my layout in three spots and used my paper poker to poke the holes for my hand stitching.  It really didn’t take that long with stitch the hearts as they weren’t very big and I only used white embroidery thread.  I added the two shades of grey Heart Felties in a few areas around my layout, especially nearby and touching the stitched hearts.  I love to have similar embellishments touch and overlap.  I feel it’s very interesting in a layout.


Another one my favorite things to do so that I don’t waste any Shimmerz products is use the stencil as a stamp after I’ve used it as a stencil.  Hang in there and follow what I’m sayin’!!  After I used my Amy Tangerine triangle stencil to create the black triangles shown above, there is still some Dazzlerz leftover on my stencil, right?  So, instead of just wiping it off, I turned the stencil over and stamp that leftover Dazzlerz down right onto the bottom right corner of my layout.  It leaves a pretty cool effect!!

I’m so grateful you stopped by today!!  I hope you’ve enjoyed my layout, featuring some fabulous Heart Felties!!  Be sure to leave a comment on all the blogs today and throughout the weekend! There’s another chance everyday this weekend to win another $10 shop credit!!  

Now, you’re on to the amazing Missy Whidden!!  Enjoy her beautiful work my friends!