Friday, 20 March 2015

Simple Stories I AM - Scraptastic Store

Hi everyone, yesterday I shared this layout on Scraptastic Club's blog and today I thought I'd share it here too. It's a layout created with the amazing “I Am” collection from Simple Stories! As soon as I saw this collection pop up in the Scraptastic Club Store I ordered it! I’ve always loved Simple Stories, but this collection is definitely one of my favorites.

Here’s the layout I created: a photo of me with two friends enjoying a day out! We were with a group of 7 women and we had hired these scooters (one for each of us) for the day. We had such an amazing time!!


I always love to include chipboard elements on my page (like the banner), but what I don’t always like is the adhesive on the back. More often than not I want to use foam adhesive to adhere chipboard (or stickers) and that is hard when there’s already sticky. So what I do is, I just peel of the layer with the adhesive like this:

And add foam adhesive:


And then I can adhere them in the way I want:


And the same goes for stickers. When I’ve got stickers I want to adhere with foam I make them “unsticky” by sticking and unsticking them a couple of times to my jeans. Because of the fibers that will stick to the sticker they won’t be sticky any more after that:


A simple trick to be able to adhere my stickers like this:with a bit of depth instead of flat.


Here are a few more close-ups of my layout. Love the gold in this collection:


and aren’t these golden overlays awesome:


Hope you liked my page. Here’s a list of what I used, just click on the product and it will bring you to the product in the store!

Supply list: Simple Stories – I Am – Collection Kit, 2×2 and 6×8 Elements Paper,  Dreaming Paper, Fundamentals Stickers, Photo Overlays, Sn@p! Cards, Wood Veneer, Enamel Dots.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!
Have a fab weekend!

10 comments:

  1. Such a feel good happy layout Monique! Great design and fun photo! Fun tips that I use too. Great idea to share in a post as it is funny how we just take for granted the scrappy know-how things that we have been doing for years.

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  2. So gorgeous!! LOVING the colors, the bike and the banner!!!!!!!!!

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  3. Whoa - this is so cool!! Love those two tips you shared because I have often run into this problem!! Thank you for sharing!! Also - what a delightful day to have had and now to have this awesomely lovely layout to remember it by is so cool!! You used elements n perfect ways on this layout and I love that bike!! I hope you will enjoy your weekend!!! Have fun!!!

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  4. Supergave lay-out! Door de witte achtergrond is hij mooi rustig, maar toch valt er veel moois op te zien. Echt prachtig!

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  5. Another gorgeous LO! Fantastic!

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  6. Gorgeous page Monique...I love the way you raised your banner.

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  7. Thanks for the little tips! LOVE the page you created with this collection!!

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  8. Awesome layout Monique!! Love the way you used all of the Simple Stories goodies!!

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  9. Awesome ideas for the chipboard and making stickers unsticky. Awesome LO!

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  10. biker gang.... hi hi
    this is so lovely....
    you have an eye for mixing embellishments.... cute

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