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Add Some ‘Tude to Your Page

Who doesn’t love a little sass on their scrapbook pages?  The Hello Gorgeous collection from My Mind’s Eye is so lovely, but I needed to add some ‘tude to my page!  Pops of black against the lovely florals took this layout from pretty to pretty sassy!  A bit of mixed…

Think Pink: Monochromatic Layout

Hi Friends and Happy Monday!  My monochromatic layout today will make you think pink!  I fell in love with the new Sweet Baby Girl line from Bella Blvd and just knew I could use these baby products on a page for my 4 year old.  Read on for some tips…

Let’s Party Layout

Hello friends and Happy Monday!  I’ve got a layout created with just a small handful of products today, showing you how I made a birthday page with lots of embellishing while using only a couple different items. Check out my Let’s Party layout with just a few Simple Stories and…

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…

Using Black and White Photos

Black and white photos are probably my all-time favorite.  Over the years I’ve learned that even if it’s not the greatest photo, making it black and white is rather forgiving!  For today’s layout I’m using black and white photos, and giving you some tips on the best way to make…

Fall Foliage with My Favorite Things

Hello there! It’s Kristie Larsen here again. Remember THIS POST when I talked about this great Fall Foliage stamp set from My Favorite Things?  I wanted to see if I could make 4 different seasons of cards using just one stamps set. Well its October now, so I wanted to…

Big Title, Big Impact

Hi Everyone!  Happy September!  I have a layout with a big title for some BIG impact!  I used my Silhouette to create a large title and Bella Blvd Lucky Starz papers gave this page just the pop of color it needed to get the WOW factor. Here’s what I used…

Creating Balance on a Layout

Hi Everyone!  Happy Tuesday!  Today I am talking about creating balance on a layout with two very busy pattern papers and two titles.  I was also working towards balancing the masculine and feminine on this page featuring a photo of my girly and her friends.  Check out how I did…