Monday, May 11, 2015

Fun In The Sun- Stephanie Buice

Hi everyone, Happy Monday! Today I'm sharing a layout that was on the Doodlebug blog a few weeks ago using new Sunkissed collection.
The colors and patterns in this collection scream fun summer sun and long days at the pool.
I jumped at the chance to use one of my favorite summer photos of my son having his first swim in his pool.
Fun In The Sun:

When I'm short on time but have a layout that needs done I often reach for my sketch book. 
I wanted a sketch that would allow me to work in as many of the papers as I possibly could but still felt clean and put together. I chose to go with this one and it was the perfect fit!
I Stared by punching out different sizes of circles and layering them together in a grid.
Then I chose my top and bottom border strips and sewed them down.

After I got the bottom and top borders in place I started sewing down the center circles from top to bottom leaving equal spaces between them. Each circle is different with unique sizes and patterns.
After the circles were all secure I began layering my other elements. I used a card from the back of the "Green Grass" paper as my title and added my picture onto of it.
I used some of the Fancy Frills border stickers under is along with some strips of the new summer wash tapes. I really like all the color they brought in,  they helped balance off the bottom of the page.
I snuck in some of the This and That Stickers and the Mr.Sunshine Doodlepop. The sunglasses from the Summer Sprinkles Shapes accessorized him, so cute!

Two of my favorite things when it comes to playing with paper are layers and colors, this collection feeds both of my loves! I'm pretty sure you will find the same when you pair it with your summer memories. Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

You Are Enough Card and A Bella Blvd Purrfect Layout

Hey Guys! Didn't expect to see me back so soon did ya!? Well it's me posting two days in a row so don't go into shock haha.
But I wanted to get on here and share these with you so you can see that you totally NEED these new collections.
My first project is a card that I made using mostly the new Just Add Color Bella Blvd collection,
you can see the collection here on the Bella Blog.
It's just a simple card but I have the perfect person in mind to send it to, I love sending mail!
You Are Enough Card:

And lastly my layout that I made using the new crazy cat lady collection called Riley. I don't have my kitties anymore but I still think it's important to have them in our albums since they were such a big part of our family.

You Are So Very Purrfect For Me:

I really like all of the different cat papers and the stickers are adorable! You can see the collection here on the Bella Blog.

Well that's it from me today, I hope you like my projects and take the time to check out what the rest of the Bella ladies have been up to creating up a storm on the Blog.
Have a great day everyone!

Monday, May 4, 2015

Bella Blvd- NSD About Me Layout

HI everyone, happy Monday! I hope you each had a fun NSD!
To celebrate, each of us Bella girls were given the assignment to create a "Me" layout.
That's a hard subject for me to scrap about but it's a fun habit I hope that I can get into doing more often since it's important to be in the albums too.
Even though I was clueless as to what I would actually make my layout about this turned out to be one of the most fun layouts I have done.
Bella's new Just add color collection is pretty awesome. I love that the papers can be used as is (black and white) but you also have the ability to make them into whatever colors fit your project.
You can see more of the new Just add color collection here on the blog.
I decided to make my layout more of a little note to myself.
Dear Self, Today You will shine.

I had a blast water coloring each of the flowers and cutting them out, I suck with a simple color palette  with happy spring colors, it makes me smile just looking at it.

I painted my background and placed letters of the matching colors as my title. I didn't have a few of the colors to I painted some of the white Amories to match.

SO what did you do for National Scrapbooking Day? I think it's pretty neat that there is a day to celebrate the craft that so many of us have fallen in love with.
Have a great week, and I hope to have another post up for you tomorrow of the rest of my projects  I've made so far using the new mid release collections. See you soon,