2018 National Scrapbook Day Layouts – Part 3

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Hi!  I’m glad that you’re back for Part 3 of my 2018 National Scrapbook Day layouts!  The National Scrapbook Day materials are such a happy collection of papers and stickers and are perfect for photos of a birthday party!  Stay tuned as I still have two more layouts to share with you.

The National Scrapbook Day Kit, Papers and Stickers are exclusive items only available from a CM advisor.  If you don’t have an advisor, I would be glad to help you get the items – just send me a message!

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Last weekend, I attended an event for Creative Memories advisors, and this is my interpretation of a page sketch that was shared with us.  I used two sheets of white cardstock as the base of these pages.

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The wide border consists of multi-colored pieces that measure 12″ x 1″ and 12″ x 1/2″.  I cut these pieces in relation to the pattern on the paper.  I wanted the rows that had yellow scallops.  The four royal cardstock strips are 12″ x 1/4″, and the green striped piece is 12″ x 3″.  I used the Original Border Maker System with the Button Cartridge to punch the final piece of the border.  The title stickers are adhered with Foam Squares.

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I used the Custom Cutting System with the medium sized Circle Cutting Pattern and the blue blade on the inside edge to cut the three circle pieces at the bottom of the page.  The stickers are adhered with Foam Squares.

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I cut the circles for my ice cream cone using the Custom Cutting System with the medium-sized Circle Cutting Pattern and red blade on the inside edge.  I started with a 2-1/2″ x 3″ rectangle for the cone.  To make a cone shape, cut on a diagonal from the top corners down to the center of the bottom edge. I cut the cherry from red cardstock using the smallest Circle Cutting Pattern and the blue blade on the inside edge.  I highlighted the cherry with the Silver Metallic Dual-Tip Pen, and adhered it with a Foam Square.

My photos are 4″ x 6″ and 4″ x 4″, and my photo mats are 4-1/4″ x 6-1/4 and 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″.  For my journaling, I drew uneven wavy lines to write above.  And I finished the layout with faux pen stitching using the Dual-Tip Black Pen.

See you back here tomorrow!  Happy Scrapping!


One Layout Done 3 Ways

One layout done three ways! That’s what my Crop Club is all about! At my monthly Crop Club, we use one layout sketch and one pack of paper to make three different layouts. At each session, you’ll learn a new technique and use our newest tools. The fee includes all materials – you just bring a basic tool kit. A special thanks goes to my friend, Noreen Smith, who shares her layout sketches.


For this example, I used paper from our CM Hello Baby Boy and Watercolor Love Paper Packs and embellishments from our Watercolor Love and Pastel 2 Embellishments.  Using the same layout sketch, we made the following three layouts at my first Crop Club using our Hello Baby Girl Paper Pack and some additional sheets of cardstock.



The fancy border was punched with our new Decorative Arcs Punch.  The flowers were made by folding and cutting circles.  See the CM Blog for a video instruction on how to make the flowers.


The cute borders were punched with our Original Border Maker System with our new Button Cartridge.  The strawberries are heart punch outs.


The borders were punched with our Original Border Maker with our new Chevron Cartridge.  I love how the three layouts are made from the same paper pack but have very different looks.  Although these were made with our Hello Baby Girl Paper Pack, they are not baby pages.  (The designs on the backsides of some of these sheets are very cute baby motifs.)



Celebrate Mom

Our CM Blog Hops are a great source of ideas and inspiration!  Our last Blog Hop celebrated Mother’s Day, and my layout below was the opening project that was featured.  I love the look of mixing our Hello Baby Girl Paper with the wood printed paper from our Fall-In Paper Pack.  To see instructions on how to make this page and for lots of other great ideas, please visit the CM Blog by clicking on the Idea tab on my website.


This page layout was made with paper from our Hello Baby Girl and Fall-In Paper Packs, and embellishments from our Fresh Picks and Water Color Love Embellishment Packs, and stickers from our Hello Baby Girl Sticker Pack.  The border was made with our Button Chain Border Maker Cartridge.