Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Grateful for JustNick & Funny Friends

Hi friends, today I'm on the JustNick blog with a Thankful (or rather, Grateful) layout using the brand new "Retro Hip Background" cut file.

And this is the Retro Hip Background cut file:

When I saw this cut file I new I wanted to use it straight away. I love background cut files, they are always so versatile and can be used for any and every layout you want to create.

This week's theme for the DT to use is "Thankful", but as I also wanted to use the new Crate Paper Christmas collection "Merry Days" that had just arrived at my doorstep, I chose to combine the two and created a Thankful/Christmas layout. 

I have this great group of friends that I love to spend time with and every year for the last 10 years or so, we get together on a Sunday in December to spend the day scrapping, talking, eating and be merry. I'm so grateful to be able to call these girls my friends that I decided to do this Thankful layout about them. 

Here are a few close-ups of my page:

I just love Christmas collections and this one is no exception! This is the first Chrismas layout I created this year and I think the Retro Hip Background cut file is a perfect match for my page!

Thank you so much for stopping by the JustNick blog today and don't forget to check out the JustNick store for this and more background cut files!

Saturday, 17 November 2018

A step-by-step tutorial & the November Main Kit from My Creative Scrapbook

Hello friends! After a busy week (both my daughter and I are now a year older :) ) I thought I'd share this step-by-step of one of my layouts I created for My Creative Scrapbook with their November Main Kit. I absolutely adore this month's kit with all the "Along the Way" goodies from Pebbles Inc. and had such a great time playing with this kit.

For this layout I chose a photo of my daughter reading one of her just bought books while on vacation in New Orleans last summer. Except for the November Main Kit I also used some of the free MCS November cut files. Here's what I made:

And these are some of the free cut files for November, you can find them HERE (click and scroll down):

I started by selecting the three designs I wanted to cut and selected & traced these on my Cameo:

I cut the flowers from the "Sweet Sentiments" paper and the leaves from the "Parkway" paper:

I placed them haphazardly on my white background cardstock in a way I thought I might want them: 

I chose two colors of spray mist from my stash and used these to add some drops on the white cardstock: 

Next I chose two different papers to mat my photo ("Window Box" and "Porch Swing"):

Once the photo was matted I placed it at the top of the cut flowers and tried out several of the gold foiled words for my title and lots of die-cuts to add to my page:

Once I decided which word I wanted to have for the title and which die-cuts and stickers I wanted to use, I started adhering everything. Except for glue I also used my trusted sewing machine for this.

Once I was done, I decided the top of the layout was still too bare and added a few extra elements: 

After this I considered my layout finished! Here are a few more close-ups: 

Thank you so much for stopping by to take a peek at my design process. Hope you like it!! 

For more information about the kit and how to secure one for yourself click HERE

Wishing you happy scrapping!

Friday, 9 November 2018

November Kits Reveal My Creative Scrapbook | Frolic in the Flowers

Hi everyone!! Last Monday the November kits were revealed at My Creative Scrapbook and I thought I'd share them here as well. I'll start with one of the pages I created with it:

I adore this Pebbles collection with the fun little ladies in it!!

Isn't she cute?!

And this is this month's November Main kit, featuring Pebbles Inc "Along The Way" ... sooo loving this kit!!:

For more details about the kit, hop over to the My Creative Scrapbook website and to see all the DT projects, please visit the DT gallery!

Thanks for stopping by and wishing you a fabulous weekend!!