Posts tagged CUSTOM
CUSTOM WRAPPING PAPER + A FREEBIE

Hi all! I'm back today sharing some hand lettered wrapping paper that I made and got printed through Shutterfly. It's the perfect addition to your traditional gift wraps and I love having that 'handmade' element under the tree! Keep reading to see how I made and used this pattern to get my own custom wrapping paper and be sure to download your own, too!

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TWINE STITCHED CHEVRON BACKGROUND TUTORIAL

THIS WEEK I'M SHOWING YOU HOW I CREATED THIS CUSTOM CHEVRON BACKGROUND WITH TWINE! IT'S FUN, DIMENSIONAL, AND SUPER EASY TO ACHIEVE! I'M LOVING THE BRIGHT SUNNY YELLOW FROM THIS WEEK'S MOOD BOARD TO BRIGHTEN THESE WINTERY MONTHS. TO ACCOMPANY THE BRIGHT + CHEERY COLORS, I CHOSE TO SHOWCASE THIS TECHNIQUE WITH AN IMAGE OF THE FIRST TIME MY NEPHEW RODE ON A CAROUSELKEEP READING >>>

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HOW TO MAKE + WORK WITH .PNGS ON YOUR IPHONE

TECHY TUESDAY

HI AGAIN! FOR THIS TECHY TUESDAY I'M GOING TO BE SHOWING YOU HOW TO CREATE AND WORK WITH .PNG FILES USING ONLY AN IPHONE! THIS IS PERFECT TO GET ALL SORTS OF GRAPHICS AND LETTERING OVERLAYS ON YOUR IMAGES. IF YOU REMEMBER MY TUTORIAL ON HAND LETTERING OVERLAYS, YOU'LL RECALL THAT THEY ARE STRICTLY BLACK AND WHITE LETTERING WHICH COULD BE LIMITING TO YOUR DESIGNS. THIS TUTORIAL WILL ALLOW YOU TO OVERLAY COLOR, GRADIENT, TEXTURE - THE WORKS! KEEP READING AND I'LL BE LAYING OUT ALL THE STEPS FOR YOU TO GET INTERACTIVE .PNG'S WITHOUT EVER HAVING TO TOUCH A COMPUTER! KEEP READING >>>

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'SNUGGLE' LAYOUT + GETTING CUSTOM PAGE PROTECTOR SIZES

I STARTED THIS PAGE AT A CUSTOM SIZE BECAUSE I HAD A SCRAP SIZE LEFT OF THE PINK WINTER SNOWSCAPE CARDSTOCK FROM STUDIO CALICO'S FAR FAR AWAY KIT. I REALLY LOVED THIS PAPER, AND IT SPOKE PERFECTLY TO WHY I WAS SNUGGLED INSIDE ALL DAY IN THE FIRST PLACE. THE SNOWPOCALYPSE THAT HIT NEW YORK GAVE ME A COUPLE DAYS OFF WORK, AND PLENTY OF TIME TO STAY IN BED AND WATCH LAW & ORDER SVU RE-RUNS-YAY! ...

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DIY CUSTOM PAINTED DINOSAUR SHOES

MY ADORABLE NEPHEW TURNED 2 THIS PAST YEAR SO I WANTED TO GIVE HIM SOMETHING SPECIAL. HE ABSOLUTELY LOVES ANIMALS, AND DINOSAURS ARE AMONG HIS FAVORITE. HE LOVES WATCHING DINOSAUR TRAIN, AND LOVES SAYING "ROARRR" EVERY TIME HE SEES A DINOSAUR IN A BOOK. WHAT BETTER GIFT THAN INCLUDING HIS LOVE OF DINOSAURS INTO A CUSTOM PAINTED PAIR OF DINOSAUR SHOES! KEEP READING THE FULL POST TO SEE HOW I MADE THEM, AND HOW YOU CAN DO IT TOO! ...

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 5

THIS WEEK FOR FAST +  FABULOUS FRIDAY  I’M RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH THIS ‘CHEERS TO THE NEW YEAR’ PAGE AND CUT FILE.  [...]

FOR THIS PAGE I STARTED WITH THE CUT FILE AVAILABLE IN MY SHOP AND CUT IT OUT WITH THE SILHOUETTE CAMEO ON A WHITE GLOSS CARDSTOCK. THEN I PLACED IT ON TOP OF THE PALE ORANGE TEXTURED CARDSTOCK AFTER TEARING THE BOTTOM EDGE FOR INTEREST. THE IMAGE I CHOSE TO USE IS THE CHEERS MY MOM AND I MADE AT MIDNIGHT ON NEW YEAR’S EVE. I FRAMED THAT TO APPEAR LIKE A POLAROID AND ATTACHED IT TO THE CUT FILE WITH A MINI PAPERCLIP ...

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ALL WRAPPED UP IN PHOTOS

CUSTOMIZED WRAPPING PAPER

THIS YEAR FOR THE HOLIDAYS I WANTED TO GIVE A SPECIAL SENTIMENT TO MY GIFTS. TO DO THIS, I WRAPPED GIFTS IN PHOTO WRAPPING PAPER THAT I CREATED WITH SHUTTERFLY. BELOW I'LL SHARE A GIFT WRAPPED WITH THE PAPER I CREATED THROUGH SHUTTERFLY AND THE OTHER ADDITIONS I MADE TO THE WRAPPING. I BELIEVE THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO ADD SOME FUN AND INTEREST INTO YOUR WRAPPING AND CAN BE USED ALL YEAR ROUND FOR BIRTHDAYS OR ANY SPECIAL OCCASION! ...

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