Last week I got a shipment of really gorgeous fall colored Shimmerz products from the shop. I knew immediately I wanted to use them on some Hip Kit Club leafy cut files. Above is how they turned out.. so gorgeous! But they sat there piled on my desk for a week without any direction. I soon remembered that I had felt challenged to use a black background for an upcoming layout. And so it went… The leaves were inked/painted/splattered with these Shimmerz products: Vibez Egg Noggin’ + Texturez Mari-Gold Digger + Coloringz Moody Mauve + Dazzlers Coral Me Crazy*You can use coupon code Rachel15 at checkout to get a discount on these products!
Hint: I left the cuts on my Silhouette mat as I painted (and used my heat gun to dry each layer) to help prevent curling.
To begin my layout I backed my photo with a glassine bag and some ephemera from the Gather collection. I knew I wanted to mix in the leaves included in the ephemera pack to balance out the colorful painted ones. After I played around with placement a little, I stitched all of the leaves in place. I then added a few Thickers from Pink Paislee’s Take Me Away collection – including my title. Underneath the heart I bunched up some string for a little dimension. The “happy place” chipboard is also from the Gather collection. I love how it looks on top of that postcard ephemera. To finish off my layout, I added a few gold embellishments.
I love fall so much! I really can’t get enough of colors that remind me of this changing season. I hope you’ll challenge yourself on a project soon! Thanks for stopping by.
Hello friends, Katty here to share another 12×12 Scrapbooking Layout. I am so in love with this months mood board for The Pretty Patterned Paper Playground. I decided to use it again. I am scrapbooking three photos of my adorable nephew who just turned 6 last month. The green in his shirt matched this mood board perfectly.
I began with a sheet of patterned paper which was a lime green color with colored yarn balls. I had actually pulled that paper out to use for an “Ugly Paper” Challenge in another group. I realized that some of the colors matched this mood board very well. I used a 1 inch punch and punched out the red, orange and white yarn balls. I scattered them around the right side of a white 12×12 cardstock. To bring in some yellow I used a Crafters Workshop stencil called Cosmic Bubbles with my beautiful Shimmerz Dazzlerz in Lemon Drop. My idea was for it to look like scattered confetti.
I then used my Dazzlers in Sour Apple and added triangles of color with a Prima tiny checkerboard stencil. I added 3 triangles which will be the resting place for my photos. I added a simple mat behind my photos using some yellow and red doodlebug tiny doilies.
Happy INSD 2016!! We hope you’re having a great day so far! Your day is about to get tons better with some beautiful creative inspiration for you. Today, the Sparklers have created some FAB projects PLUS we have a special Canadian guest with us. Please be sure to say hello to Ashley Abelson, much better known as Sparkly Canadian Crafty Girl on Instagramand YouTube. This girl is super creative and extra sweet! Be sure to follow her (linked above).
Here’s my layout to celebrate International Scrapbooking Day!! This was by far the fussiest layout I’ve done in a long time. I used a Jillibean Soup die cut background and filled all those lovely circles with the new 6X6″ Pink Fresh Studio Felicity collection. That was the fussy part!! I also created a few little shaker pockets within my layout with the Spring Blooms & Silver Stars Sequins. I created these little sequin pockets using recycled clear packaging and popped up the entire layout using craft foam. After I cut all the paper circles, the rest of the layout came together very quickly.
I hope you enjoyed my fussy cutting and sequin shaker inspiration today! Now you’re on to the fabulous Laura’s blog!
Did you know we have a creative community you can join?! We’d love to have you join our interactive & inspiring Scrapbook Facebook Group, 15 Minutes to Scrap! Just look us up on Facebook & request to join. We’d love to get to know you there.
** Katty’s giveaway reminder! Have you entered yet? Check out her post HERE for all the juicy details!!
There’s also a big prize to be won this weekend! Be sure to comment on all the blog today to be entered to win a $20 credit to the Scrap Shop! Happy hopping friends!!
Hi SpiegelMomScraps fans! My name is Sarah and I was thrilled when Jody asked me to be her guest designer for November! I am a thirty-something mom of two girls from Minnesota. I have been a traditional 12×12 scrapbooker since 2007 and started Project Life in January of 2014.
For my first project, I did this beautiful Project Life double spread for Week 37 of 2015. I used papers and stickers from the Crate Paper Wonder Collection. I used some Heidi Swapp Gold Color Shine and Amy Tangerine Goodness Thickers from American Crafts. My date stamper is from Becky Higgins with Staz-on ink in black.
I have been enjoying using one specific collection of papers per month! I think this keeps my months in Project Life looking cohesive. But I find that many paper collections that come with ephemera and stickers are often lacking embellishments that are small enough to use on Project Life layouts. That’s why I love SpiegelMomScrapShop! Jody’s shop offers tons of embellishments that are just the right size!
On my Week 37 title card, I layered a Gold Foil Doily, a shipping tag, Crate Paper Wonder ephemera, and Cloudy Day Cork shapes. I embellished with enamel shapes, yellow Felt-Fetti Hearts, Gold Garland Confetti, and Indian Summer Sequin mix. Enamel dots can be expensive and a great way to save money scrapping is by using sequins in place of enamel dots!
I love to make embellishment clusters on my Project Life spreads like this one. Here I used another Gold Foil Doily, Crate Paper Wonder ephemera, and stickers, along with a few Thickers. I embellished with Cloudy Days Cork, some Gold Garland Confetti, and Indian Summer Sequins.
In this cluster, I used Cork-Fetti Hearts, along with the Crate Paper ephemera. When I start a Project Life layout, I try to chose a couple of busier papers from the collection and the rest are from the base colors. Also, I almost always get the coordinating cut-apart sheets. I like to layer on the ephemera and stickers and then repeat design elements across my Project Life layouts to create a cohesive look. I also try to embellish with the same items and only use color shine on a couple of cards. I do all of my journaling on my antique Underwood typewriter.
Well, that’s all from me this week. I hope you all enjoyed my first project this month! I am so enjoying using these goodies from SpiegelMomScrapShop! I am looking forward to sharing more projects with you this month! If you have any questions or would like to see more of my projects, you can find me on Instagram, My Blog and Youtube.
Hello everyone! As you can see, it’s Tuesday and you know what that means. My fabulous July Guest Designer Teresa is back for another wonderful project and video for us. Take it away Teresa!
Hey guys it Teresa here again with another project for July! Can I tell you how much fun I’m having using all of Jody’s amazing goodies! I’m back this time with my traditional 8.5×11. This is a favorite of mine love how it turned out.
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!
Here are a couple close ups.
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!
.. THIS GIRL!! Who-hooo I’m so totally excited about this fabulous experience!! I was nominated by my sweet crafty friend, Scrappin’ Madge Gillen and so incredibly honored! Madge is on their current and 1st design team now!! When I received the email from the producer of the Create and Craft TV Show, Kat Laws, I was so floored. It totally made my month! Create and Craft has SO MANY fabulous things to offer everyone, 24/7. Scrapbooking, sewing, baking, knitting and more! Check out their awesome site HERE. I’d also encourage you to join their wonderful community for free HERE, which gives you access to even more awesomeness!! You can tune in via Direct TV channel 85 or 222. It’s also on the Dish Network channel 221!!! You can also watch it for up to 7 days on the Create & Craft website!! Here are a few of my recent projects which are also in The Hub under Crafter of the Week. Join for free just by entering your entering your email address and choosing a password. Then you’ll see even more of my projects, the past Crafters of the Week, the Create & Craft Blog, PLUS contests and giveaways!
Here are few of the supplies used to embellish my projects: