Snowball Fight… Thursday, Jul 12 2018 

Our Challenge for you at The Paper Shelter blog this week is ‘Holiday Time’ I’ve chosen Snowball Fight and created this pretty card:

holiday fun

For a closer look:

snowball closeup2

And another:

snowball closeup

As always our generous sponsors for the Challenge  are The Paper Shelter, they are offering a fabulous prize of $30. to spend on The Paper Shelter website

This is providing you have used one of their products on your card. You could use an Image, Paper or Printable and you will find lots to choose from on their website. Even if you don’t use Paper Shelter products they will still offer you 3 images of your own choice, so you really cannot loose can you?

Please also remember you are allowed to enter three projects but one of these must carry at least one Paper Shelter product please.

One last look:

snowball angle

Supplies:
Stamps: The Paper Shelter Snowball Fight, Magnolia Chocolate, SU Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Paper: Maja Coffee in the Arbour
Cardstock: SU Naturals White
Ink:  SU Sahara Sand
Accessories:  Marianne Designs LR0376, LR0356 and LR0369, Magnolia Doohickey Tilda Lace Folded Tag, SU Oval Framelits, Martha Stewart Vintage Floral Border and Leaf Punches, SU Designer Label Punch, Pale Blue Seam Binding and Twine, Bark Heart, Lace, Pearl Swirl, WOC Flowers

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Crafting By Designs Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart Anything Goes
CDTC Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Anything Goes

Happy Crafting Julie

Precious Memories, Baby Girl Album… Thursday, Jul 5 2018 

This is the  Baby girl version of the album I created using Graphic 45 Precious Memories papers. I based the album on this album tutorial  on Terry’s Scrapbooks blog I have adjusted some of the measurements to suit my needs and changed some of the lift out flaps for a neater finish. This is what I came up with:

front cover

Each of the pages have flip outs or pockets with  a magnet or ribbon closure.

front page

The page on the right has a concertina pocket perfect for adding those extra photos:

concertina girl

The ribbon ties are very simple and make a pretty closure:

middle page girl

This is the left hand page open with some tags and room to slide in photos:

middle page open2

The right hand page has a flap that opens using a magnet for closure

middle page open

The final page has a thicker gusset so the included waterfall insert has plenty of room, I have reduced this 1/8” as I think it sits better in the album:

last page girl

The left hand page open

flip open girl

The waterfall insert:

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A side view of the pages:

side view girl

The album was a lot of fun to create with a very simple tutorial to follow. You can find the Baby boy version of my album here.

I will enter this album in the following challenges:

Crafting By Designs Anything Goes
Crafty Creations Anything Goes
Wordart Wednesday anything Goes
Creates and Makes Anything Goes
WWODTC Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Anything Goes

 

Happy Crafting Julie

Precious Memories, Baby Boy Album… Thursday, Jul 5 2018 

This post is very picture heavy and a bit long but I wanted to share my  Baby boy album I created using Graphic 45 Precious Memories papers. I based the album on this album tutorial  on Terry’s Scrapbooks blog I have adjusted some of the measurements to suit my needs and changed some of the lift out flaps for a neater finish. This is what I came up with:

cover 2

I love Graphic 45!! They have such wonderful paper collections, the quality of the paper is fabulous and the designs and colours so vibrant and beautiful. Each collection comes with it’s own gorgeous papers, ephemera cards, chipboard, pockets and tags and stickers which is so helpful when designing as everything is there at your fingertips.

page 1

The page on the right has a concertina pocket perfect for adding those extra photos:

concertina

The ribbon ties are very simple and make a pretty closure:

middle page

This is the left hand page open with some tags and room to slide in photos:

flip open

The final page has a thicker gusset so the included waterfall insert has plenty of room, I have reduced this 1/8” as I think it sits better in the album:

last page

The waterfall insert:

back page open

A side view of the pages:

side view

The album was a lot of fun to create with a very simple tutorial to follow. I also created a baby girl album as you never know what you will need for a gift. You can find the Baby girl version here.

I will enter this album in the following challenges:

A Perfect Time To Craft Anything Goes
Morgans Art World Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart Anything Goes
TTCRD Anything Goes
CODTC Anything Goes
Craft Dee Bowz Anything Goes/Handmade Bow

 

Happy Crafting Julie

 

So pleased to be a DT Favourite at Crafting from the Heart

Pretty in Pink… Friday, Jun 29 2018 

Our Challenge for you at Fussy and Fancy this week is Pretty in Pink. I’ve chosen some sweet Pion papers and Marianne Designs dies to create this pretty card:

pretty in pink

For a closer look:

pink closeup2

Each challenge we choose a Top 5 and GDT for a future challenge so join in the fun for a chance to join us in a future challenge.

One last look:

pink angle

Supplies:
Stamps: SU Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Paper: Pion Paris Flea Market, MB0175 Matties Beautiful Garden, PK9127 Watercolours
Cardstock: SU Very Vanilla
Ink: SU Soft Suede and Sahara Sand
Accessories: Marianne Designs CR1414 Twine Circle, LR0525 Anjas Border, Rose Trim, Lace, Pearls, Cream Seam Binding

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

AUD Sentiments Anything Goes/Sentiment
Creative Knockouts Bow Beautiful
Crafty Creations Anything Goes
Creative Moments Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes

Happy Crafting Julie

      

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