Posts tagged STITCHING
FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 47

KEEP IT SIMPLE

THIS WEEK IS ALL ABOUT KEEPING IT SIMPLE! BY USING ONE SIMPLE SHAPE IN REPETITION, THIS SPREAD CAME TOGETHER QUICKLY - AND YOU CAN DO IT TOO! SIMPLY SCATTER CIRCLES AND GROUND THE PAGE WITH A BOTTOM LAYER OF PATTERNED PAPER AND YOUR SPREAD IS READY TO GO. SEE HOW I COMPLETED THIS SIMPLE LAYOUT BELOW, AND CHECK OUT THE PRODUCTS I USED, TOO! >>>

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SUNDAY SKETCH SERIES NO. 41

THIS WEEK'S SKETCH

THIS WEEK, IN HONOR OF REMEMBERING 9/11, I WANTED TO DO A LAYOUT SPECIFICALLY TO MAKE A TOP 10 LIST - A LIST OF THINGS I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO, AND THINGS I MAY HAVE TAKEN FOR GRANTED HAD SUCH A TRAGEDY NOT SPARKED THE FEELING THAT WE ARE NOT INVINCIBLE, AND THAT WE SHOULD LIVE EVERY DAY TO THE FULLEST. ALTHOUGH I MADE THIS SKETCH IN REMEMBRANCE OF 9/11 AND LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST, THIS SKETCH IS PERFECT FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO MAKE A LIST OF ANYTHING FROM THEIR FAVORITE FOODS, TO THINGS THEY WANT TO ACCOMPLISH! IF YOU'RE READY TO GET TO LISTING, CHECK OUT THIS SKETCH AND SEE HOW I TURNED IT INTO MY LAYOUT TITLED 'LOOKING FORWARD'. >>>

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SUNDAY SKETCH SERIES NO. 31

THIS WEEK'S SKETCH

THIS WEEK I'M SHARING A FUN LAYOUT FOR SUMMER! WITH DIAGONAL INTEREST AND A BIG BOLD TITLE, THERE'S PLENTY OF FUN TO GO AROUND. THIS SKETCH CAN BE EASILY ADAPTED FOR DOCUMENTING YOUR FOURTH OF JULY, OR ANY OTHER EVENT! PLUS WITH A LITTLE POCKET MADE FROM YOUR IMAGE, AND A HIDDEN TAG FOR JOURNALING, YOU CAN KEEP ALL YOUR MEMORIES RIGHT WITHIN THE LAYOUT! KEEP READING TO SEE ALL THE DETAILS ON HOW I TURNED THIS WEEK'S SKETCH INTO MY LAYOUT 'SUMMER STORY'. KEEP READING >>>

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UPCYCLE FOR SCRAPBOOKERS

UPCYCLING LEFTOVERS TO AVOID WASTE

THERE ARE TONS OF WAYS TO USE YOUR SCRAPBOOKING SUPPLIES BUT DO YOU REALLY PAY ATTENTION TO THOSE EXTRA BITS? THE LABEL OUTLINES, THE EXTRA PIECES? OR DO YOU SIMPLY THROW THEM OUT WITHOUT ABANDON? WELL I'M HERE WITH A LAYOUT TITLED 'FRESH' TO SHOW YOU ONE WAY I UPCYCLE MY LEFTOVERS INTO AWESOME LAYOUTS! KEEP READING >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 26

TIME SAVING TIPS WITH 'YAY' 

TODAY, I'M SHARING MY FAST +FABULOUS LAYOUT FEATURING THE NEW RELEASE OVER AT LITTLE LAMM & CO CALLED 'IT'S MY PARTY'. I USED THIS GREAT DIGITAL SCRAPBOOK KIT TO CREATE THIS HYBRID LAYOUT AND BECAUSE IT WAS SUPER QUICK AND EASY, I'M SHARING IT WITH A FEW TIME SAVING TIPS TO HELP YOU CREATE QUICK AND EFFICIENT LAYOUTS LIKE THIS ONE! KEEP READING FOR ALL THE DETAILS! KEEP READING >>>

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PROCESS VIDEO | 'CLASSY' START TO FINISH

PROCESS VIDEO | 'CLASSY' START TO FINISH

THIS WEEK I'M SHARING MY FIRST EVER START TO FINISH PROCESS VIDEO OF MY ARTISTIC SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT 'CLASSY'! FOLLOW ALONG WITH THIS SHORT VIDEO (EMBEDDED BELOW) TO SEE THE STEPS I TOOK TO MAKE THIS LAYOUT. ALSO, BE SURE TO CHECK OUT ALL MY PRODUCTS USED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST! KEEP READING >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 21

CONSERVING PAPER WITH 'LOVE THIS' SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT

IN HONOR OF EARTH DAY PASSING ON WEDNESDAY I WANTED TO TRY MY HAND AT A (FAST + FABULOUS) SIMPLE SCRAPBOOK PAGE WHERE I USE PAPER MINIMALLY - CRAZY, I KNOW! BUT IT FORCED ME TO REALLY FOCUS ON WHAT'S IMPORTANT IN A PAGE - THE STORY - AND I ACTUALLY LOVE THE SIMPLICITY THAT CAME OUT OF IT! KEEP READING FOR ALL THE DETAILS AND WHY GETTING DOWN TO BASICS CAN SAVE YOU TIME! KEEP READING >>>

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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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'ESCAPE'

THIS WEEK I WANTED TO PLAY WITH SOME NEW ARTSY TECHNIQUES AFTER DELVING DEEPER INTO HYBRID SCRAPBOOKING FOR MY 4X6 PHOTO THIS WEEK. 'ESCAPE' IS A LAYOUT INSPIRED BY THIS WEEK'S MOODBOARD. IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THAT, HEAD ON OVER TO THIS POST AND CHECK IT OUT! OTHERWISE, KEEP SCROLLING' TO SEE WHAT THIS LAYOUT IS ALL ABOUT ...

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SUNDAY SKETCH SERIES NO. 5

THIS WEEK'S SKETCH IS FOR A 12" X 12" PAGE WITH LAYERS OF ANGLED PAPER COMING DOWN FROM THE TOP OVERLAYING ONE 4X6 PHOTO WITH JOURNALING AND THE TITLE ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE PAGE. I COMPLETED THIS SKETCH WITH MY PAGE "NO MORE PICTURES, PLEASE". KEEP SCROLLING TO SEE HOW I COMPLETED THIS SKETCH ...

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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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