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!
With National Scrapbook Day right around the corner, I thought that I would share some layouts that I made with this year’s exclusive National Scrapbook Day Kit and National Scrapbook Day Paper from Creative Memories. These materials are only available directly from a CM advisor. If you don’t have an advisor, I would be glad to mail a set to you.
The kit comes with instructions to make two double-page layouts. But I decided to combine materials from the kit, the coordinating pack of paper, and also the exclusive individual sticker sheet to create my own pages. I went a little crazy, and used most of two kits, two packs of coordinating paper, and two of the single sticker strips to make 5 double-page layouts of photos from my granddaughter’s last birthday. If you love these materials and my pages, you might want to get 2 packs of each as they are limited edition items. Please keep checking back as I’ll be sharing a different two-page layout with you over the next 5 days!
At first, I made these as individual pages but decided that they would work together as a double-page layout. I love the bright fun colors, stickers, and my large cherry embellishments on these pages!
To start, cut the background papers to 11-1/2″ x 11-1/2″ and adhere to pieces of 12″ x 12″ royal cardstock. To conserve cardstock, you may cut out the centers of the royal cardstock first.
To make the border, punch one end of the blue paper using the Original Border Maker with Scallop Dot Cartridge. Cut off of your paper at about 2-1/2″ wide. Add a 1/2″ yellow strip and a 1/4″ dark orange strip. Punch small circles from yellow paper, and start layering the circles with your stickers. I cut my stickers off of the sticker sheet with scissors and played with my positioning before removing the backing and adhering them to the page. I also used Foam Squares on most of the stickers.
To create the cherry journaling box, use the largest circle cutting pattern from the Custom Cutting System. Use the blue blade on the inside edge to cut a circle from white cardstock and the green blade on the inside edge to cut a circle from red cardstock.
To create the stem, I used the medium sized circle cutting pattern with the blue blade on the outside edge to cut about a quarter of the way around the cutting pattern. Without moving the paper or the cutting pattern, I used the red blade on the outside edge to cut in the same spot. To make the leaves, I used the inside cutting edge and the green blade to create teardrop shapes. I adhered my top leaf with Foam Squares.
I used the same technique as above to create my double cherry embellishment on the second page. The smaller cherry is cut from the smallest circle cutting pattern using the red blade on the inside edge. I used the blue blade on the inside edge of the medium sized circle cutting pattern to cut a red cardstock circle for the sticker. I adhered this finished piece and the top leaf with Foam Squares.
My photos are cropped to 4″ x 4″, and my mats are 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ and cut from royal and red cardstock. I cut the border sticker and adhered with Foam Squares on the top and bottom of my photos.
Lastly I used our Red Dual-Tip Pen to add faux pen stitching around the scalloped edges of the border sticker on the top and bottom of the photos and also on both sides of my side border. I used the Red and Green Dual-Tip Pens to add faux pen stitching around my cherry journaling box and embellishments. I also used our Silver Metallic Dual-Tip Pen to add a little detail to the small cherry. I love how the addition of the pen work really helped to make these pages pop!
Please send me a message if you need helping purchasing these materials, and please check back tomorrow for another double-page layout!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and visions of the new Sugarplum Collection from Creative Memories are dancing in my head! The new Sugarplum Collection is full of sweet pastel prints and the most delightful Christmas stickers and embellishments. Although the papers, stickers and embellishments are perfect for cute and whimsical scrapbook pages, I also used the materials to make a few elegant holiday pages as well.
Fancy ornaments, a classic border, and shades of gold and purple give my first layout an elegant feel. This layout is the perfect way to highlight a Christmas collection. I used my home printer to print a sheet of twenty 2″ x 2″ photos of my Precious Moments ornament collection. Although this only a portion of my collection, I love how the ornaments are showcased on a double-page spread instead of spread out over numerous scrapbook pages.
I embellished the page with ornament die cuts from the Sugarplum Embellishments and used CM’s Custom Cutting System with Gemstone Cutting Patterns to make additional ornaments. To make my ornaments, cut two diamonds from Gold Shimmer Cardstock using the blue blade on the inside edge of the diamond cutting pattern. Use the green blade on the inside edge to cut one diamond from the Gold Shimmer Cardstock. Cut two diamonds from Eggplant Cardstock using the green blade on the inside edge and one diamond using the red blade on the inside edge. Mat the gold diamonds on top of the eggplant diamonds. Use your 12″ Decorative Trimmer and Original Border Maker with Zig Zag and Snowflake Chain Border Maker Cartridges to cut and punch pieces from the Sugarplum Designer Paper and Gold Shimmer Cardstock to decorate your ornaments.
To finish the page, cut a 1″ x 12″ strip from the gold print paper and adhere to the left side of one sheet of the lilac print paper. From the gold print paper, cut a 4-1/4″ x 12″ piece and adhere to the right side of the second sheet of lilac print paper. Rub your Gold Metallic Pen around the edges of the ornament die cut embellishments and adhere those pieces with Foam Squares and adorn with Rhinestone Gems. The title is cut from a sheet of the Sugarplum Designer Paper and matted with Gold Shimmer Cardstock. The border at the top of the page was punched with our new Holly Border Punch from Eggplant Cardstock and also adhered with Foam Squares.
My second layout features another of my Christmas collections, my Department 56 North Pole Village. The addition of Navy and Gold Shimmer Cardstock really helped to make these pages pop. Use the 12″ Decorative Trimmer to cut a wavy edge on a piece of 11-1/2″ x 6-1/4″” White Cardstock. Cut the aqua print paper to 11-1/2″ x 6″, and adhere both pieces to 12″ x 12″ Navy Cardstock. Cut additional swell and wave pieces from White Cardstock using the 12″ Decorative Trimmer and edge the pieces with swell and wave pieces cut from the aqua print paper to create snow drifts for the bottom of the page. Repeat for second page.
I used scraps of the Sugarplum Designer Paper to hand cut and create small houses. I adorned the eaves of the roofs with pieces punched with the Original Border Maker with the Crown and Scallop Dot Border Maker Cartridges. And I used the Heart Chain Border Maker Cartridge to punch the heart pieces. CM’s new Precision Point Adhesive Pen came in handy for adhering all of the small pieces. I edged all of the house pieces with Gold Shimmer Cardstock to give them more definition. I used some of the Sugarplum Stickers as further decoration for my houses and the pages. I matted the title stickers with Gold Shimmer Cardstock and my photos and journaling box with Navy Cardstock.
My next layout is a quick and easy two-page spread. From Peacock Cardstock punch a fence using CM’s Victorian Fence Punch. Cut the fence off of your cardstock at 3-1/8″ to make a 12″ x 3-1/8″ piece. Repeat. Cut the Santa border strips from Sugarplum Designer Paper and adhere to your borders. For your top borders, cut the tree border strips from the designer paper and mat with Peacock Cardstock.
Mat your photos, title, and journaling boxes with Peacock Cardstock. My photos measure 4″ x 3-1/4″. I used CM’s Pastel Pink ABC Stickers for my title. (Get these before they’re sold out as they are in the Going Gone section of our website.) Finish the pages by adding trees and the reindeer and moose from the Sugarplum Embellishments pack. I adhered the deer and moose with Foam Squares and added Rhinestone Gems to my trees.
The layout above is an elegant single page. Again I used our Gold Shimmer Cardstock to brighten the page and give it more definition. Cut a piece of the poinsettia/holly paper to 9-1/2″ x 9-1/2″ and adhere to a sheet of 12″ x 12″ Peacock Cardstock. (To conserve cardstock, cut out the center of the Peacock Cardstock.)
To make a double frame, cut a piece of White Cardtock to 11″ x 11″. Measure 1″ from each side of each corner and make a small mark with a pencil. Use your 12″ Trimmer to cut out a frame starting and stopping at your pencil marks. You will do the same from a sheet of Gold Shimmer Cardstock, but first cut the gold piece to 11-1/4″ x 11-1/4″ and measure 1-1/4″ from each side. Adhere the white piece onto of the gold piece and use your Gold Metallic Pen to add dots around the white piece as shown.
Use the large die cut piece from the Sugarplum Embellishments in the top left corner and add a poinsettia punched with CM’s new Poinsettia Punch and a piece of holly punched with the Holly Border Punch. I used my Gold Metallic Pen to highlight the edges of the embellishment piece and also all of the title stickers. My photos are cropped to 5″ x 4″ and matted thinly with Gold Metallic Cardstock.
My last layout is another single page and features the Sugarplum Stickers. Cut a piece of the pink dot paper to 11″ x 11″ and adhere to top of the striped paper. (To conserve paper, cut out the center of the striped paper first.) Mat photos with striped paper. My photos measure 4″ x 5″ and 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ and my mats are 4-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ and 4″ x 4″.
Adhere pieces of sticker strips to aqua print paper and mat with white cardstock. Adhere pieces with Foam Squares to resemble a Christmas Tree. The presents are pieces cut from a sticker strip and adhered with Foam Squares. The tree trunk is a candy cane sticker. The tree topper, the title, and the stockings and candy cane in the banner are also stickers that are adhered with Foam Squares. To finish your page, add faux pen stitching around the edge of the pink dot paper.
Thanks so much for visiting with me, and I hope that you like my Sugarplum pages! All of the tools and materials used can be purchased on my Creative Memories website.
I wish all of you a beautiful holiday season filled with memorable moments and a very Merry Christmas!
Hello and welcome! My friends and I at Creative Life Scrapbooking are so glad that you’re joining us for our Fall Blog Hop! After you finish looking at my projects, click on the link at the bottom of my post to hop over to Stefani’s blog to see more ideas.
Today I’m sharing scrapbook pages using all of Creative Memories fall themed products! I made my first page using the Exclusive Limited Edition Croptoberfest 2017 Project Recipe Kit. This kit contains decorative paper, stickers, cardstock and instructions to make two double-page layouts and is only available to purchase directly from a CM advisor. Instead of using the kit instructions, I used the materials to make my own fall themed page.
Use a 12″ x 12″ white scrapbook page or piece of white cardstock as your base. From the decorative paper and cardstock in the kit, cut a variety of strips of varying widths and 6″ in height. Using CM’s Original Border Maker System with the Zig Zag Cartridge, punch three borders from the orange print paper and cut each in half. From green floral print paper, cut a 12″ x 1/2″ strip. Using the Border Maker with the Scallop Dot Cartridge, punch a border from the teal cardstock and cut off of your cardstock at 2″. Assemble page as shown adding stickers and faux pen stitching as shown. I used Foam Square Adhesives to adhere some of my stickers.
I used CM’s Limited Edition Toil & Trouble Paper Pack and the Exclusive 2017 Croptoberfest Cardstock for my second page. This pack of cardstock coordinates with all of our fall collections and can only be purchased directly from a CM advisor. To make my page, use the cream cardstock in the pack as the base of the page. From the floral designer paper, cut a 3″ x 12″ strip. From the teal dot paper, cut a 2″ x 12″ strip. From wood print designer paper, cut strips that measure 1″ in height and notch the ends with scissors. Thinly mat the wood strips with the dark orange cardstock. Cut two 6-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ photo mats from the dark orange cardstock. Using the Maple Leaf Punch, punch 6 dark orange cardstock and 6 orange print leaves. Assemble page as shown adding title with CM’s new Burnt Orange ABC Letter Stickers.
The Countryside Comfort Collection was perfect for my last three fall pages. To make the page above, cut bird print paper to 11-1/2″ x 11-1/2″ and adhere to a 12″ x 12″ piece of brown cardstock (To conserve cardstock, cut out a hollow square frame from the center of the cardstock first.) From brown cardstock, cut a photo frame to 10-7/8″ x 4-1/4″. Crop photos to 3-1/2″ x 4″ and adhere to mat. Use CM’s new Victorian Fence Punch to punch a fence from brown cardstock and adhere underneath the top of the photo mat. Using the Border Maker with new Pumpkins Cartridge, punch two borders from brown cardstock and one border from orange print designer paper. Adhere the two brown pumpkins border together, and then add the orange pumpkin border onto the top adhering with Foam Squares. Adhere border to bottom of photo mat. From brown cardstock, use Maple Leaf Punch to punch 20 leaves. Use Maple Leaf Punch to punch 10 leaves from gold designer paper and 10 leaves from orange designer paper. Mat the leaves and assemble as shown. Adhere the top 6 leaves with Foam Squares. Add titles using the new Everyday Sentiments Embellishments.
To make my second Countryside Comfort page (above), cut wood print paper to 11″ x 11″ and adhere to top of the plaid paper. (To conserve paper, cut out a hollow square frame from the center of the plaid paper first.) Using the Border Maker with Scallop Dot Cartridge, punch a border from orange paper, cut off of your paper at 2″, and trim to 11″ wide. Using Victorian Fence Punch, punch a fence from brown cardstock, cut to 11″ wide, and trim as shown. From floral print paper, cut a 11″ x 3/8″ strip and thread through the fence piece as shown. (See photo below.) Using the Custom Cutting System with the largest Circle Pattern, cut a circle from floral paper using the green blade on the outside edge. Cut a circle from brown cardstock using the blue blade on the outside edge. Crop photos to 3-1/2″ x 4″ and mat with orange paper cut to 3-3/4″ x 4-1/4″. Assemble page as shown adding banners, a journaling box and Countryside Comfort stickers as shown. I used Foam Squares for my banners and stickers.
For my last page, I used paper, stickers, and variety mats from the Countryside Comfort Collection. I also used the November Sketch from Creative Scrapbooker Magazine as my inspiration.
To make the page above, cut the white/grey print paper to 4-3/4″ x 10″ and mat with a 5″ x 10-1/4″ piece of navy cardstock. Mat the two variety mats with navy cardstock cut to 1/4″ larger, and add photos that are also matted with navy cardstock. Using the Victorian Fence Punch, punch fence pieces from the white/grey print paper and navy cardstock. Using the Custom Cutting System with the heart from the Gemstone Patterns, cut a heart from orange print paper using the red blade on the outside edge and cut a second heart from navy cardstock using the green blade on the outside edge. Use CM’s old Daisy Punch and Maple Leaf Punch to punch flowers and leaves from wood print and orange print papers and navy cardstock. Assemble page as shown adding stickers and using Foam Squares to adhere the flowers and the bird stickers to the fence.
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Please let me know if you have any questions about my projects or any of the materials that I used. You may purchase the tools and materials on my CM website. If you would like to purchase the Exclusive 2017 Croptoberfest Project Recipe Kit or Croptoberfest Cardstock, please contact me.
Thank you so much for visiting with me, and hop on over to Stefani’s blog to see more great ideas!
Welcome to our June Blog Hop! The team at Creative Life Scrapbooking is back with a blog hop full of summer scrapbooking layouts and ideas. At the bottom of my post, you’ll find the link to take you to the next stop on the hop.
Sweet goodness is the perfect description of the new Made With Love Collection from Creative Memories! The papers, stickers and variety mats are full of cheerful prints and food-inspired motifs. This ensemble is the perfect complement for all of your food and kitchen related photos and memories.
My first layout preserves the memory of my granddaughter eating her first ear of sweet corn in my kitchen. The Made with Love Collection seems to be created especially for me as my kitchen is red and yellow and full of antique and vintage items. To evoke the look of my battenberg lace curtains, I framed the pages with borders made with CM’s Original Border Maker System and Scallop Dot Cartridge. I cut apart a border punched with our new Doily Border Punch to frame the title.
I adhered the floral stickers with Foam Squares and added further embellishment with a few leaves punched with CM’s Leaf Trio Punch. I finished the page with faux pen stitching and journaling.
For my second layout, I created mini cutting boards with our 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch to mat my photos. I edged the strip in the middle with borders punched with the Original Border Maker System with Zig Zag Cartridge.
Again, I adhered the stickers with Foam Squares, added a few leaves punched with the Leaf Trio Punch, and finished the page with some pen details.
My last layout shows that you don’t need food related photos in order to love and use the Made With Love Collection. The sweet prints and floral accents are perfect for a variety of other uses. I used some black cardstock and CM’s Original Border Maker System with the Scallop Dot and Zig Zag Cartridges to really make this page pop.
I simply adore the color palette and prints in this collection and look forward to using it more! Please click here to purchase any of the items used on my pages.
Thanks so much for visiting with me, and please continue to the next stops on our blog hop!
Typically National Scrapbook Day is celebrated on May 6th. But this year, my scrapping buddies and I are celebrating with a workshop on April 28th and 29th. To celebrate the event, Creative Memories produced an exclusive National Scrapbook Day Kit that is only available directly from a CM advisor. The kit contains paper and stickers in shades of purple, green and teal and comes with instructions for 4 different two-page layouts.
However, I used the kit to create my own floral inspired layouts using our new Cherry Blossom Punch and a few other tools. I also added some White, Black and Peacock Cardstock that helped to temper all of the bright colors and patterns of the designer paper.
This first page is ready for a group photo of my friends attending my National Scrapbook workshop. In addition to the Cherry Blossom Punch, I also used our new 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch, Leaf Trip Punch, and Original Border Maker System with Scallop Dot Cartridge.
From White Cardstock, cut two strips to 12” x 1-1/2” and adhere to top and bottom of decorative paper.
From Eggplant Cardstock, use Border Maker with Scallop Dot Cartridge to punch two borders. Cut off of your cardstock at 1”. Adhere to the bottom and top of your white strips respectively.
Cut a 12” x 2” strip of decorative paper, and adhere to the bottom of the page as shown.
From White Cardstock, cut a 7-1/4” x 5-1/4” photo mat. Adhere photo mat to page with random pieces of Black, Peacock and Eggplant Cardstock behind it. See photo.
Cut a 2-3/8” x 4” piece from Black Cardstock and notch top ends with 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch. Cut a 2” x 3-1/2” piece from White Cardstock and notch top ends and punch hole with 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch.
From decorative paper, Peacock, White and Black Cardstock, make a variety of flowers using Cherry Blossom Punch, small flower and small circle punches.
Add pen detail to flowers and faux pen stitching as shown.
My second page is ready for photos from my garden. I just filled my window boxes with pretty annuals and will get a nice photo once they fill out some.
From black cardstock, use Argyle Punch to punch a border.
Cut a 9-1/4” x 8-1/2” piece of black cardstock.
Cut two 4-1/4” x 6-1/4” pieces from purple decorative paper and two 4” x 6” pieces from White Cardstock. Assemble for photo mats.
Cut two 4-5/8” x 2” pieces from green decorative paper, and cut ends at an angle as shown to make window boxes.
Assemble page as shown. Adhere window boxes with Foam Squares.
Adorn window boxes with pieces punched from White Cardstock with the Garden Vine Punch and small flowers. Adhere flowers with Foam Squares.
Make three larger flowers using Cherry Blossom Punch and Leaf Trio Punch.
Add pen detail as shown, and add a title with Black ABC/123 Stickers.
My last layout is a two-page spread that will be perfect for photos of my granddaughter, Mother’s Day, or a spring bridal shower.
Cut six strips from decorative paper to 11-1/2” x 1-½” and notch one end of each into a ribbon edge. Adhere ½” from bottom of pages.
Cut three photo mats from Peacock Cardstock to 4-1/4” x 6-1/4”. Cut 3 pieces from decorative paper to 4-1/4” x ½”. Add to pages as shown.
From Eggplant, White and Black Cardstock and decorative paper, make a variety of flowers using Cherry Blossom Punch, Leaf Trio Punch and small flower and circle punches. Add detail to flowers with black pen.
To make journal box, cut a 3” x 4-1/2” peacock piece and a 2-3/4” x 4-1/4” white piece. Notch ends with 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch. Add faux pen stitching.
Add title with Black ABC/123 Stickers.
I hope that you’re able to attend a National Scrapbook Day workshop near you! Please contact me if you would like to purchase this year’s exclusive National Scrapbook Day or any of the other items that I used.
Hello and welcome to our Creative Life Scrapbooking’s Spring Blog Hop! We’re so glad that you’re hopping with us today and hope that you’re getting inspired by what you see.
I’m absolutely in love with the new Woodland Whimsy Baby Boy and Baby Girl Collections from Creative Memories. In fact, they might be my favorite collections yet. Although they are being promoted as baby collections, the paper and some of the embellishments and stickers are neutral enough to be used for almost any kind of scrapbook page. (Please visit my website to see the entire collection and purchase any of the items.)
Today I’m sharing an Easter layout and a Mother’s Day card that I created with the Woodland Whimsy Baby Girl Paper and Stickers and tools from Creative Memories. As soon as I saw the colors in this collection, I knew that they would be perfect for last year’s Easter photos. I’m a sucker for wood-grained or wood-paneled paper, and this collection has two gorgeous sheets with a deer motif. Although not inherently Easter-inspiring, I just had to use this sheet for my layout.
I love making pretty pages, and this layout has a lot of beautiful detail. I enlarged the signature photo to 5″ x 7″ and drew further attention to it with a faux grapevine wreath cut from three shades of brown cardstock. The fence-like border at the bottom ties the pages together and also brings some of the wood-paneled paper to the first page. To create movement and more cohesion, I repeated the garden vine embellishments in three spots. Lastly, the yellow daffodils made with our new Cherry Blossom Punch and Embossed Trio Button Punch add a final bright spring touch to the layout.
To make this layout, you’ll need:
Woodland Whimsy Baby Girl Paper
Woodland Whimsy Baby Girl Stickers
Woodland Whimsy Baby Embellishments
Watercolor Green ABC/123 Stickers
Yellow paper (I used yellow paper from the new CM Fur Buddies Paper Pack.)
Brown Cardstock in three shades
White and Evergreen Cardstock
Custom Cuttting System with old CM Jumbo Circle Pattern
Original Border Maker System with Lace Scallop Cartridge and Zig Zag Cartridge
Garden Vine Punch
Cherry Blossom Punch
Embossed Trio Button Punch
Repositionable Tape Refill
Brown Dual-Tip Pen
(Please visit my website to purchase any of these items.)
Cut the deer paper to 7″ x 12″ and cut a sheet of the light green paper to 5.5″ x 12″. Adhere the deer paper to the light green paper making sure to end up with a 12″ x 12″ piece.
The borders were made with 1-1/2″ high strips of wood paper edged with layered cardstock and paper borders punched with the border maker system and zig zag cartridge. From white cardstock, use border maker and lace scallop cartridge to punch borders and adhere the sticker strips. Adhere this piece to the wood border with foam squares.
Cut three hollow rings from the solid brown cardstock (I used three different shades.) using the old CM jumbo circle cutting pattern. Use the green blade on the inside edge to cut first and without moving the cutting pattern, cut again with the red blade on the inside edge.
Punch vines from the dark green paper and solid evergreen cardstock. Layer the dark green pieces on top of the solid evergreen pieces.
Make daffodils with the cherry blossom punch and embossed trio button punch. Slightly fold the petals to give some dimension. Adhere the flowers with foam squares.
Mat photos with a narrow white mat and a larger mat from peach plaid paper.
Assemble page as shown and add pen detail and journaling.
The arrow for my title is from the embellishment pack. I adhered the bunny and mushroom stickers with foam squares.
For my second project, I made a Mother’s Day card from the same materials. The basket card opens up to reveal a bookmark and a bouquet of paper flowers.
My bookmark measures 2-3/4″ x 5-1/4″. I notched the ends and punched the hole with our new CM 4-Way Corner and Hole Punch. The flower was made with our Cherry Blossom, Daisy and Embossed Trio Button Punches. I adhered the flower and stickers with foam squares.
To make the basket, cut a sheet of brown cardstock to 4-1/2″ x 12″ and fold in half to make a 4-1/2″ x 6″ piece. Keeping the fold on the bottom, cut around the top part of the piece using our Custom Cutting System with the 4″ x 6″ oval pattern and blue blade on the outside edge. Without moving the pattern, cut around the pattern with the red blade on the outside edge to make the handle of the basket. With straight trimmer, cut across the top of the basket to reveal the handles as shown below. Trim the sides of the piece if needed to match up the handles with the sides of the basket.
I embellished the front of my basket with a mat from the Woodland Whimsy Baby Girl Variety Mat Pack and paper flowers. I added more flowers to the inside of the card as shown in the photo above. This would make a cute Mother’s Day, Birthday, Shower or Graduation card.
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