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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Welcome back for my second layout featuring the exclusive National Scrapbook Day Kit, Papers and Stickers from Creative Memories! These materials are super cute and perfect for pages featuring children. I still have 3 more layouts to share, so make sure to come back and visit with me over the next three days.
If you don’t have a CM advisor, I would be glad to mail these exclusive items to you as they are only available directly from an advisor. The kit is $12.50, and the coordinating paper pack is $5.00 – plus everyone who purchases from me will also receive a coordinating sticker strip for free.
As with my first layout, these pages also started as single pages that I later put together as a double-page spread. If I had started as a double-page layout, I would have done something different with my banner stickers. But since I had already added the faux pen stitching, I decided not to move them.
For the first page, I used the orange print paper as the base and added a 6″ x 12″ piece of the green striped paper. I punched an edge of the white print paper with the Original Border Maker using the Scallop Dot Cartridge and cut it off of my paper at 2″ wide. The peach patterned strip is 3/4″ wide.
To make my ice cream cone, I cut my photos using the Custom Cutting System and the smallest circle cutting pattern with the red blade on the outside edge. The yellow print, red cardstock, and royal cardstock photo mats were cut on the outside edge with the blue blade. The cone piece is 4-1/2″ wide and cut on a diagonal from the outside corners to the center of the bottom of the piece. I matted the “cherry on top” sticker with a red cardstock circle cut from the medium circle pattern on the inside edge with the blue blade. It is adhered with a Foam Square as are all of the other stickers.
The orange print paper is also the base for the second page. The green striped strips are 3/4″ and 2″ wide. The wide scalloped border is 1-1/2″ wide, and the peach print strip is 3/4″ wide. My two photo mats are 6-1/4″ x 4-1/4″, and my six photos are cropped to 1-7/8″ x 4″. All of the stickers are adhered with Foam Squares.
Lastly, I used the Dual-Tip Black Pen to add some faux pen stitching. I love how the simple use of a pen can add so much to a page!
I’ll see you here again tomorrow with another National Scrapbook Day layout!