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Using Cut Files as Stencils

Hello Friends and Happy Monday!  I have a lovely little layout featuring some pretty flowers I cut on my Silhouette and used as a stencil!  Yes, you can easily use your cut files as a stencil to add a whole new dimension to your scrapbook pages.  Step it up a…

Scrapbook Layout Process Video

Hello my friends and Happy Monday!  I have a new scrapbook layout process video for you today, featuring delightful Maggie Holmes products from Crate Paper.  Watch below to see how my page came together using only 1.5 sheets of pattern paper! Maggie Holmes Styleboard Inspiration Text Pattern Paper (similar) Maggie…

Partial Embossing on Die Cuts

Hello and Happy Monday!  My focus on my layout for today is partial embossing on die cuts.  I’ve seen some great embellishments where they are partially foiled or painted and I wanted a similar look for my scrapbook page.  Read on to see how easy this technique is! Maggie Holmes…

Hidden Journaling

Hello Everyone!  My layout today features hidden journaling; this isn’t a new technique or trick, but I rarely hide my journaling and wanted to try something new to me. Maggie Holmes Styleboard First Prize Maggie Holmes Styleboard Vintage Charm Maggie Holmes Styleboard Daydream Maggie Holmes Styleboard Pretty Palette (currently out…

Pinterest Inspiration layout

Hello Friends!  Today I have Pinterest inspiration layout – a layout inspired by a lovely photo I found on Pinterest.  Using the Maggie Holmes Styleboard line gave my page the same feel as the inspiration picture.  Read on to see how it all came together! Maggie Holmes Styleboard Blissful Maggie…

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Happy Banner

Hi everyone! Chelsea here today to share something a little different than scrapbooking. I made a happy banner using some pre-cut banners from the store. The products I used were: American Crafts DIY Shop Pennant Notched Kraft Small American Crafts DIY Shop Pennant Scallop Kraft Small Crate Paper Oh Darling…

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A Layout using February’s Sketch

Happy Thursday! Today I’m sharing a layout using February’s sketch by Bev Code. This sketch was fun to work with, it took me outside of my comfort zone, which I don’t do often enough. The products I used were: Crate Paper Oh Darling Happy Day Crate Paper Oh Darling Dollhouse…

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Paper Ruffles

I just love the Pink Paislee Bella Rouge line.  The colors complement black and white photos beautifully.  To highlight my daughter’s tutu in the photos I created my own paper ruffles for this layout, adding pops of black and gold to finish off this page. Supplies Used: Pink Paislee Bella…

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Girly Layout

Happy Thursday everyone! I am very excited to share this girly layout with you today. The products I used were: Crate Paper Notes & Things Be Kind Crate Paper Notes & Things Honest Crate Paper Notes & Things Journal Crate Paper Notes & Things Signed Crate Paper Notes & Things…

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One Layout, One Sheet of Paper

Happy Tuesday!  Today I have a layout using only one sheet of paper!  I know, it’s hard to believe that I only used one sheet of paper for an entire layout, but I think you’ll see that I was able to still achieve my style with layers, dimension and texture….