Posts tagged TIPS
Scrapbooking Big

Sometimes I like to hoard elements and hold onto them when I love them dearly but I'm coming to terms with the fact that I'm continuously getting new products through kit subscriptions, my own creation, and splurging, and I just need to use them! So this week, I'm sharing a lesson in scrapbooking big, and using up your supplies–yes even those coveted ones! 

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 54

USING PHOTO TEMPLATES TO YOUR ADVANTAGE

THIS WEEK I'M SHARING A LITTLE INSIGHT INTO HOW I LIKE TO USE PHOTO TEMPLATES TO GET A LITTLE MORE OUT OF THEM IN 3 EASY WAYS! LITTLE LAMM & CO RECENTLY RELEASED HER MARCH TEMPLATES AND THEY'RE FABULOUS! I LIKE TO USE THEM IN VARIOUS WAYS BUT THE 4X6 ONES ARE PERFECT TO THEN PLOP INTO MY PROJECT LIFE SO THAT'S WHAT I'M GOING TO BE SHARING TODAY!

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FLORAL EMBROIDERY | QUICK STEPS TO FOLLOW

HI ALL, I'M BACK! SORRY FOR THE ABSENCE THE PAST COUPLE DAYS BUT I WAS WORKING TIRELESSLY AROUND THE CLOCK TO FINISH A PROJECT FOR MY GRAPHIC DESIGN COURSE - AND IT'S A HANDMADE ONE - YAY! RIGHT UP MY ALLEY. WELL, IT'S COMPLETE AND I WANT TO SHARE PARTS OF IT WITH YOU SO THAT YOU MAY TOO CREATE SOME STELLAR HANDMADE PROJECTS IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN GIVING IT A GO! >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 37

SAVING TIME WITH A PATTERN OVERHAUL

THIS WEEK'S FAST + FABULOUS SPREAD IS TITLED 'HELLO HELLO, HI" AND WAS SUPER QUICK TO CREATE BECAUSE I GAVE THE SPREAD A PATTERN OVERHAUL, BUT LET THAT BE THE REAL SHINING POINT OF THE SPREAD! I ONLY USED ONE PIECE OF PATTERNED PAPER FOR THIS PAGE AND BY SIMPLY TRIMMING OUT PIECES FROM THE PAPER AND RE-ARRANGING THE LAYOUT - I WAS ABLE TO CREATE A BEAUTIFUL LAYERED LOOK WITH MAXIMUM IMPACT AND MINIMAL TIME! KEEP READING TO SEE EVEN MORE OF THIS SPREAD, AND HOW YOU TOO CAN GIVE YOUR LAYOUTS A PATTERN OVERHAUL AND SAVE SOME TIME! >>>  

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 36

LITTLE SUMMER JOY PAGES

I'M CONTINUING ON WITH MY #LITTLESUMMERJOY ALBUM IN IT'S FAST + FABULOUS NATURE SO I WANTED TO SHARE A COUPLE OF THE NEW ADDITIONS WITH YOU TODAY! AS I'VE MENTIONED BEFORE, THIS ALBUM IS ALL ABOUT GETTING THE STORIES DOWN SO I'M NOT SO WORRIED ABOUT TAKING TONS OF TIME FOR ADDITIONS LIKE STITCHING OR PAINTING THAT TAKE A TON OF TIME. I'LL BE LAYING OUT HOW THESE SPREADS WERE QUICK TO COMPLETE SO KEEP SCROLLING FOR ALL THE DETAILS! >>>

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VIDEO | USING THE FUSE TOOL FOR PROJECT LIFE

VIDEO | USING THE FUSE TOOL FOR PROJECT LIFE

THIS WEEK I'M CONTINUING ON MY PROJECT LIFE CATCH UP QUEST AND WANT TO SHARE HOW I GET MY PHOTOS FOR A FULL WEEK INTO MY ALBUM WITH HELP FROM THE FUSE TOOL! I'VE GOT SOME UNIQUE USES FOR THE TOOL AND CAN'T WAIT TO SHARE THEM ALL WITH YOU! I HOPE YOU'LL LEARN SOMETHING NEW BY WATCHING THIS SHORT VIDEO, AND BE SURE TO LET ME KNOW HOW YOU USE YOUR FUSE TOOL IN THE COMMENT SECTION BELOW! >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 33

SAVING TIME WITH A STAMPED BACKGROUND AS SEEN IN THE 'ZOOM ZOOM' SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT

I ABSOLUTELY LVOE THIS LAYOUT AND I LOVE HOW QUICKLY IT CAME TOGETHER EVEN MORE. IT'S SO NICE WHEN INSPIRATION STRIKES, ISN'T IT? THIS PAGE IS SUPER FUN WITH SOME BRIGHT COLORS AND A BIG PUNCH OF BLACK AND WHITE TO GROUND IT. I'VE INCLUDED A HINT OF ARTISTIC ELEMENTS AS WELL, INCLUDING MY OWN TAKE ON A PATTERNED BACKGROUND MADE WITH STAMPING. THROUGH MAKING THIS QUICK SPREAD I'VE FOUND SOME TIME SAVING TIPS FOR CREATING A STAMPED BACKGROUND SO I'LL SHARE THOSE BELOW WITH YOU! KEEP READING FOR ALL THE FAST + FABULOUS DETAILS. KEEP READING >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 31

USING A TEMPLATE TO TAKE THE GUESS WORK OUT

THIS WEEK I KNEW I WANTED TO CREATE A GRAPHIC LAYOUT THAT WOULD REALLY CATCH THE EYE BUT I DIDN'T WANT TO PUT IN 20 HOURS USING PUNCHES OR A RULER TO MEASURE SOMETHING GEOMETRIC OUT - ENTER THE TEMPLATE! I STUMBLED UPON THIS WONDERFUL PHOTO TEMPLATE FROM STUDIO CALICO AND I JUST KNEW IT WAS PERFECT. I PAIRED THAT WITH SOME DIGITAL ELEMENTS FROM PAISLEE PRESS AND VOILA! SIMPLE YET IMPACTFUL LAYOUT COMPLETE! KEEP READING >>>

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 29

SAVING TIME WITH PROJECT LIFE

THIS WEEK I'M SHARING ONE OF MY NEWEST PROJECT LIFE LAYOUTS WITH SOME TIME SAVING TIPS! IF YOU REMEMBER MY POST HERE ABOUT MY PLAN TO CATCH UP FOR PROJECT LIFE, YOU'LL REMEMBER THAT I NOTED THAT MY PLAN WAS TO STICK TO THE 6" X 12" SIZE FOR MY WEEKLY PROJECT LIFE INSERTS SO I WANTED TO NOTE FOR YOU HERE HOW THAT'S HELPING ME CATCH UP QUICKER, AND A FEW OTHER THINGS I'M DOING TO SPEED UP THE PROCESS. KEEP READING TO SEE ALL MY (CURRENT) TIME SAVING TIPS I'M PUTTING TO USE FOR PROJECT LIFE CATCH-UP, AND HOW I'VE PUT THEM TO WORK IN MY WEEK 12 LAYOUT! KEEP READING >>>

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STOP MOTION ANIMATION (WITH JUST AN IPHONE)

CREATING ANIMATED STOP MOTION SCENES USING JUST AN IPHONE

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE SHORT LITTLE STOP MOTION VIDEOS OR GIFS, AND I ESPECIALLY FEEL THEY ADD A SPECIAL TOUCH TO ANNOUNCEMENTS OR EMAIL MESSAGES. IF YOU FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM , YOU'VE PROBABLY SEEN ME MAKE A FEW OF THESE AND I'M HERE TO TELL YOU -IT'S OKAY IF YOU DON'T HAVE PRICEY SOFTWARE LIKE PHOTOSHOP TO CREATE GIF'S, OR YOU'RE SIMPLY ON THE GO AND DON'T WANT TO SIT DOWN EDITING LAYER AFTER LAYER! I HAVE A SOLUTION FOR YOU AND I'LL BE BREAKING DOWN STEP BY STEP HOW TO CREATE STOP MOTION ANIMATION USING JUST AN IPHONE SO SIT BACK, RELAX AND LEARN HOW TO ANIMATE! IF YOU DO HAVE PHOTOSHOP AND ARE INTERESTED IN CREATING ANIMATED GIF'S, I HAVE A TUTORIAL MAKING AN ANIMATED E-CARD OVER ON THE LITTLE LAMM & CO BLOG SO BE SURE TO CHECK THAT OUT AS WELL! KEEP READING >>>

 

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FAST + FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 27

USING INSPIRATION FOR QUICKER SCRAPBOOKING

THIS WEEK, I WAS FEELING SLIGHTLY DRAB AND NOTHING WAS REALLY COMING TO ME TO CREATE A LAYOUT. THAT WAS, UNTIL I WAS PERUSING PINTEREST (MY FAVORITE PAST-TIME) AND I CAME ACROSS THE WORK OF ARTIST ESTHER STEWART'S WORK. IT INSTANTLY GOT MY CREATIVE JUICES FLOWING AND I FOLLOWED THE INSPIRATION OF ONE OF HER PIECES TO HELP ME QUICKEN THE PLANNING PROCESS THAT GOES INTO MY PAGES AND EXECUTE THIS FUN LAYOUT TITLED 'HERE' AT TOP SPEED! KEEP READING FOR ALL THE INFO AND TO SEE WHAT INSPIRED THIS LAYOUT! 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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FAST+ FABULOUS FRIDAY NO. 19

SCRAPBOOKING WITH MEMORABILIA

THIS WEEK'S FAST + FABULOUS LAYOUT IS TITLED 'FAVORITE THINGS' AND IS A ROUNDUP OF A FEW OF MY FAVORITE  THINGS AT THE MOMENT. I MADE THIS LAYOUT  QUICKLY BY USING ONLY MEMORABILIA OR PICTURES I HAD ON HAND. I WANTED THIS TO BE A QUICK REPRESENTATION WITHOUT PRINTING INVOLVED TO SPEED THINGS UP.  KEEP READING TO GET ALL MY TIME SAVING TIPS SO YOU CAN MAKE FAST + FABULOUS LAYOUTS TOO! KEEP READING >>>

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