Scrapbook.com Exclusives | My Girl

Well hello friends! Long time no post here on my blog! Instagram seems to be the place to be for sharing my projects but I hope to get back to sharing more on my blog now that school is back in session for the kids! Today I have a colorful layout to share using some Scrapbook.com Exclusives that I know you are going to love.

These exclusives are great basics to have in your stash to match other products and collections you currently have in your stash. I wanted to create a colorful 12×12 scrapbook layout and the 6×8 Rainbow Smooth Cardstock from Scrapbook.com was perfect. This paper pad includes 40 sheets of smooth vibrant cardstock and you get 5 sheets of each color. It cuts beautifully in a die cutting machine and I used some stitched star dies from Echo Park to cut out some of the pretty colors.

To add a little something extra in the background and to help these colors really pop I pulled out my favorite inks from Catherine Pooler Designs! If you have been following me for awhile you know how much I love my CP inks! I added the color vertically down the left side of the page where I knew each colored star would go.

I layered up the stitched stars and then adhered them down to the cardstock. To embellish around the stars I used some stickers from the Rainbow Sticker book from Scrapbook.com. These sticker books are fabulous and I think are a must have in your stash! There are a few different sticker books in the Scrapbook.com shop and you can see them all HERE.

For my title I used the Scrapbook.com Downtown Letters & Numbers Decorative Die Set. I love how unique this die set is and how you can use the letters 3 different ways! This is a great set to add to your collection. To add some contrast to the layout I went with some black cardstock to cut out my title. I just love this thin font on my page. For a little bit of fun along the right side of the page I punched out 1 inch circles using the same Rainbow Smooth Cardstock to create a wonky scallop border. This helps to bring some color to the right side of the page! For some texture I sprinkled some Bella Blvd Trinkets and Doodlebug Design Jewels! To finish off my page I typed out some journaling using my computer. Once it was printed I cut it out into thin strips and adhered to the layout using some Tonic Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Thank you so much for stopping by today and I hope you enjoyed my colorful layout! To get your hands on these fun exclusives head on over to Scrapbook.com! Enjoy your day.

Scrapbook.com Products Used

Rainbow Sticker Book

Downtown Letters & Number Decorative Dies

SBC Small Precision Scissors

Other Products Used

Bella Blvd Trinkets

Doodlebug Design Jewels

Catherine Pooler Designs Ink | Rockin Red, Pucker Up, Orange Twist, Limoncello, Grass Skirt, Something Borrowed, Grape Crush

Echo Park Stitched Star Dies

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April Guest Designer Kristin Rizzo

Hey friends! I am super excited to announce my April Guest Designer! Kristin Rizzo will be sharing projects this month using products from Close To My Heart!

You can find Kristin on Instagram @Scrapkat773 and on Facebook! Here are a couple sneaks at what Kristin will be sharing this month!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! To check out all the Close To My Heart products you can head on over to my site HERE!

Fairy Garden Scrapbook Layout

Hey friends! I am so excited to share my first layout using the new Fairy Garden collection from Doodlebug Design!

I trimmed down the Pink Posies 12×12 pattern paper and adhered to a piece of white textured cardstock from Doodlebug Design. I pulled out all the Fairy Garden embellishments to fill in the line between the pattern paper and the white cardstock. I used icon stickers, mini icons and odds & ends. Some embellishments are popped up on foam adhesive to add dimension.

The Doodlebug Design Garden Flowers go perfect with this collection so I put together a few of them to add to the layout. I matted my photos using a pink paper from the Fairy Garden 6×6 paper pad and popped it up on foam tape.

For the title I found two chit chat pieces that were perfect for my photos and they are popped up with foam tape. I added a few speech bubbles that had rainbow colors to match the photos of Alyssa’s Rainbow party!

This layout was so fun to put together and the design is so simple but I love all the little embellishments I was able to get onto this page! I would love to see you create a diagonal design like this using your Doodlebug Design stash!

Head on over to the Doodlebug Design blog HERE to check out the final layout and stop by my YouTube channel to see my process! Have a great day!

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Hooked on You | A Cherry on Top Design Team

Hey friends! Today I am sharing a super sweet layout using the Echo Park Cupid & Co collection I received from A Cherry on Top Crafts. I also used some of the Sweet Talk collection from Simple Stories.

I recently took some photos of our pittie Lola Bean cuddled on the couch! She is totally obsessed with our new Valentines pillows! She loves this long skinny red one and she cuddles with it every chance she gets. She is not allowed to be on the couch unless there is a blanket down or we give her permission so she pulls the blanket down from the arm of the couch and gathers the pillows and makes herself a nest.

I had this cut file already cut that says Hooked on You and thought it would be perfect to go along with this photos. I backed the cut file with papers from the Echo Park Cupid & Co paper pad. For the background I used some white textured cardstock and used some Lindy’s Stamp Gang to add color. I popped up the cut file on some foam squares from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L and placed it onto the page.

I used embellishments from the Cupid & Co collection to embellish around the layout. I also fussy cut some florals from one of the 12×12 pattern papers. I pulled out some enamel dots from Simple Stories Sweet Talk collection and sprinkled around my page.

I found a sweet epoxy flair from Scrappin Happy Studio and added to an embellishment cluster I created on the cut file. I love the pinks and reds on this layout and the little bits of black.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Make sure to head on over to the A Cherry on Top shop and check out all the sweet Valentine collections available!

Today We Celebrate You | A Cherry on Top Design Team

Hey friends! Today I am participating in the A Cherry on Top January YouTube hop!

Here is the line up:

This month we are using a sketch as inspiration to create our projects!

You can check out all the details on the sketch challenge HERE!

I decided to go with an 8.5×11 layout and try to follow the sketch pretty close. I did change up the amount of tags and photos to fit my layout better. I love all the floral ephemera pieces in The Avenue collection by Pebbles.

Head on over to my YouTube channel to see my process video that goes along with this layout! If you are interested in the collection I used you can find it HERE at A Cherry on Top Crafts! Comment on all the videos today and you will be entered to win a $10.00 gift certificate to the A Cherry on Top Crafts shop! Have a great day!


Weekend Vibes 12×12 Scrapbook Layout | A Cherry on Top Crafts Design Team

Hey friends! I hope you are all having a fabulous weekend! Today I am up on the A Cherry on Top blog sharing a layout using the Paige Evans Go The Scenic Route collection.  This collection is so fun and colorful and I have seen it used for so many different types of layouts!

I found a cut file from Lacey Ann Designs that I thought would be perfect to go along with the photos. I backed it with a single piece of pattern paper from the Paige Evans Go The Scenic Route collection. I wanted to add the cut file to the page at a diagonal just to switch it up a bit and love how it turned out. I used a piece of white American Crafts White Textured cardstock as my base and trimmed it down to 11.50×11.50 which is usually the size I use when I want to mat it on a piece of pattern paper.

I pulled out both of the Go The Scenic Route ephemera packs and pulled a bunch of the florals and butterflies out to add to my page. I like to add some elements directly on the cut file. I think it brings attention to the large title piece. Popping these elements up on foam adhesive gives lots of dimension to the page. One of my favorite foam adhesives is the black foam squares from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L!

I used one of the puffy stickers and layered it on the butterfly adhered to the cut file. The puffy stickers in the Go The Scenic Route collection are so pretty and I just love the soft feel of them! If you have not yet picked up this sticker back you can find it here in the ACOT shop! It is really a great set and can go with so many other different collections. To finish up my layout I matted it on Paper 8 from the collection. I love all the colors in this paper and think it really makes the layout pop. To see the full layout head on over to the A Cherry on Top blog HERE!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you have been inspired to use the Paige Evans Go The Scenic Route collection! Have a wonderful day!

Erica

A Cherry on Top December Blog Hop

Hey friends! I am so excited for the December A Cherry on Top Blog Hop! Hop along and leave a comment on each blog for a chance to win a $10.00 gift certificate to the shop! You should have arrived from Laura’s Blog! If you need to start the hop from the beginning you can check out the full blog hop list down below.

 

This month we are using mood boards as our inspiration.

I pulled inspiration from both boards. I loved the soft pink tones in the first board and falling snow. In the second image I loved the stars so made sure to add some stars on my layout. I went into my stash of products from A Cherry on Top and pulled out some older but just as fabulous stuff! I really loved the pink in the Honey & Spice collection from Heidi Swapp so I used some of it to back a new cut file from Cut To You. I thought the Color Flow paper would be the perfect paper to back all the trees! Using one patter paper to back all the trees at once made it quick and easy to get this file backed!

I also pulled out some of the Crate Paper Snowflake collection which is a beautiful winter collection! There is a specialty paper in this collection that has stars with gold foil on it that I thought would be fun to fussy cut! I used some of these fussy cut stars to back the stars on the trees of my cut file.

I wanted to create something soft for my background so I used some vellum and tore it into strips and adhered down to a piece of white American Crafts Textured Cardstock. I distressed the edges of the vellum with my Tim Holtz scissors and love how it turned out. To add a little extra to the background I used some gold mist to add some splatter to the background.

I pulled out just a few embellishments form the Snowflake collection like these little houses and tucked them in next to the cut file. I added a chipboard tree from the Snowflake collection and some word stickers above my photos! The photos are selfies from my first holiday drink from Starbucks this year! The holiday drinks are always my favorite and it is a new tradition for my daughter and I to go and get one and purchase a new holiday mug!

Thank you so much for hopping with us today! I hope you feel inspired to create with one of the mood boards we shared! If you do create a project using one of the mood boards please tag us on Facebook, Instagram or upload into the Cherry Gallery!  I hope you all have a great week and let me know in the comments if you are Starbucks holiday drink fan!

 

All is Calm Scrapbook Layout| Doodlebug Design

Hey friends! I am so excited to share my first layout using the Doodlebug Designs Night Before Christmas collection.

I used a large title cut file from my friend Lacey Ann Designs Etsy shop as my starting point for my layout! She is having a great sale right now and her cut files are as low as $0.79! I love the font and wide border of this cut file. It makes it easy and quick to back with pretty papers. I used papers from the Night Before Christmas 6×6 paper pad and some from one of the Doodlebug Design petite prints. I wanted to pull in some of the soft pink color in the collection.

I added a few mini icon stickers around my photos and one of the banners in the Night Before Christmas chit chat pieces. When using a big title piece like the cut file I also like to add die cuts and stickers around the cut file.

The little mice were perfect to add around my page! To finish off the page I trimmed down my white base to 11.50×11.50 and matted it on the beautiful Snow Magical pattern paper from Night Before Christmas. I used my We R Memory Keepers typewriter to type out my journaling and cut into strips to add to the bottom of my page. Head on over to the Doodlebug Design Blog to see my completed page using the new Night Before Christmas collection.

A Cherry on Top November Blog Hop

Hey friends and welcome to the A Cherry on Top Blog Hop! You should have arrived from The Cherry Blog! I will have the line up down below for you and the link to your next stop at the end of my post. I am so excited for our hop this month! This month we decided to do something a little different and create albums or travelers notebooks! I just love creating mini books so I was so excited to get started.

Blog Hop Line Up

Cherry Blog

Erica

Natalie

Sara 

Laura

I really wanted to create something fun to document my November 2020 in and the Simple Stories Cozy Days collection was perfect! I will not be doing a daily grateful album but I will be documenting things that I love and that I am grateful for. I have set up my album and it is ready for photos and journaling and I am excited for this month!

To create my album I pulled out some of my favorite dies from my stash. A lot of these are just loose dies I keep in a zip pouch that I have had for years but I will leave links down below to similar dies I can find for you in the A Cherry on Top shop! I used different papers from the Cozy Days collection from Simple Stories. I just love all the colors in this collection. It definitely has a cozy warm feel to it and has many pieces that are perfect to document what you are grateful for.

The cut apart sheets from the collection are great to add to mini albums for journal spots or for photo mats! You an also just use them to add a pretty element to your book. Not every page has to have a photo on it. Including pretty images or a pretty die cuts to the album is something I love to do and adds some interest to your book!

I used a pretty rose gold binder clip to hold all my pages together and tied some ribbon and twine to it for some texture.

I can’t wait to fill this sweet book up with photos and journaling from this month. Once it is all filled up I will do a flip through on my blog and YouTube channel! For a last minute touch a saw some new cut files released from Cut to You. So I cut some out on some American Crafts white cardstock and backed them with papers from Cozy Days and added them to my album!

To check out the Cozy Days collection head on over to the A Cherry on Top shop! Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed my sweet little mini album! If you create your own album I would love to see it! Tag me on Facebook or Instagram! Your next stop along the way is Natalie!

 

Circle Dies

Stitched Rectangle Dies

Pinkfresh Studio Tag Dies

 

A Cherry on Top October Blog Hop | Pumpkin

Hey friends and welcome to the A Cherry on Top October Blog Hop! You should have arrived from the Cherry Blog! This month the team decided to create using pumpkins as our inspiration!

I really wanted to use the brand new Pumpkin Spice collection from Doodlebug Design and a fun cut file from Jillibean Soup available in the Silhouette Design Store! The collection and the cut file are the perfect match and I had so much fun backing this cut file using the Pumpkin Spice 6×6 paper pad! I picked out a handful of patterns I wanted to use and stuck with those papers to back the cut file. I try to pick out my papers before I get started and I usually stick with 3-5 different papers so it does not get to crazy!

I love using big title cut files like this on my layouts. It helps me to use a lot of different pattern papers and colors and make a big statement on my page.

I had some fun selfies from when I had my first pumpkin spice latte of 2020! I just had to take a photo right!? I also tried one of the Starbucks pumpkin cream cheese muffins! YUM! It was so good! I printed my photos at home and they are just under a 2×2 size. I added them to the top of the cut file and added in some Pumpkin Spice stickers and die cuts to each side of the photo.

I tucked in a couple stickers at the top of my photos that came from the 12×12 Pumpkin Spice sticker sheet. I love all the adorable faces on the Doodlebug icons! I really like to have some stickers or die cuts peeking out around the cut file so I used the Pumpkin Spice mini icon stickers to add around the cut file!

I think it is so fun to see the little faces on these icons peeking out around the cut file! I had so much fun working with this collection! It has the perfect color palette for fall photos! Here is a look at my completed layout!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Your next stop along the way is Natalie! Make sure to leave comments along the way for a chance to win a $10.00 gift certificate to the ACOT shop!

 

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