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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Hidden Photo - Technique Tuesday  
   

By Jessica Harvey

Happy Technique Tuesday! This September on Technique Tuesdays we are focusing on hidden elements! Adding hidden elements are great for adding journaling you may not want everyone to see, bringing in a duplicate or similar photo, or bringing an interactive element to your layout. Today Jess is sharing a process video of a Halloween-themed layout that includes a hidden photo. This page includes alcohol inks, die-cutting, painting, and more! Check out her process in the video below!

This page began with the alcohol ink background page. I filled a 9"x12" yupo page with ink and blew it around with the Tim Holtz blower. Next, I cut out the Ghost Town #2 and Spider Web Dies on black cardstock. I used my finger to apply luster wax on these black houses to help them stand out from the background a bit more.

  

Next, I painted some white lace black, and glued twigs onto my layout using 3D Gloss Gel.  The black paper behind the twigs looked too plain at this point, so I splattered on Dylusions Black Shimmer Paint and added sequin stars. I used embroidery floss to add the Halloween Tokens onto the twigs so it would look like they are hanging from it. 

  

I attached the photo flip by using washi tape on the top of the photo both on the front and backside. I love how this page turned out and think it is so fun! I think the alcohol ink page, twigs, and photo flip work together to create an interesting page.


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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Technique Tuesday - Hidden Journaling  
   

By Sara Mishler

Happy Technique Tuesday! This September on Technique Tuesdays we are focusing on hidden elements! Adding hidden elements are great for adding journaling you may not want everyone to see, bringing in a duplicate or similar photo, or bringing an interactive element to your layout. Today Sara is sharing her process of making a page with hidden journaling. Check out her process in the video below!

 

 

Products Used:

We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board

Mono Sand Eraser

Prima Hello Pink Autumn Collection

 

  

See more from Sara on her GalleryBlogInstagramPinterestFacebookand YouTube.


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Monday, August 23, 2021

Farewell Summer  
   

By Jil Larson

 

I've been taking quite a few photos of flowers here at the end of summer, and I wanted to make a scrapbook layout to capture my bittersweet feelings about saying goodbye to this season as the days get shorter and we head into fall. The Wild Asparagus line from My Mind's Eye is just right for stories about nature. I matted my photo on the pink paper for contrast since I used the muted sage green plaid paper for my background. I hand-cut a big circle from the golden-yellow text paper to provide a home for my journaling and title.

 

The sticker pack includes an alphabet, and I used that for the word "summer" in my title, pulling coordinating alphas from my stash for the other two words. I journaled with my script typewriter on one of the pretty journal cards from this collection. I grounded the layout and reinforced the theme of my journaling with a broad strip of the text paper along the bottom of the page. 

 

My embellishment clusters were made with stamps from the collection (leaves, bird, and lemon) and black ink to stand out against the background. I love this stamp set! The bird, especially, has won my heart! Each cluster also includes stickers and enamel dots. I applied the dot stripe washi underneath my title and at the top and bottom of the layout to draw the eye diagonally across the page. The bottom cluster includes additional washi tape and some paper that I altered with an edge punch.

 

Making the layout with this beautiful collection was a soothing, end-of-summer farewell ritual! As I say in my journaling, I'm comforted knowing that fall, another lovely season, is just around the corner.

 


 

Hello everyone, I’m Jil Larson, a new member of the design team. I’m excited to share my projects with you! I’ve been scrapbooking and art journaling for many years now. I first started memory keeping when my nieces (now in their 20s) were little girls and I was looking for a way to tell stories about them and the art they created. From there, my love for this wonderful hobby grew and developed. As a life-long diary and notebook lover, I’ve also recently been enjoying creative play in sketchbooks and journals.

See more from Jil on her GalleryInstagram, and YouTube.


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Monday, August 16, 2021

Double Page Spread 1 comments

By Natalie Dill

Hi Cherries! Natalie here using the new Fancy Pants Designs Lake Life collection for a double-page scrapbook layout. You can find a full process video below:

 

I used some clear gesso on some light Kraft cardst...

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Monday, August 9, 2021

Beachy Mini Album 1 comments

By Jessica Harvey

Hi Cherries! Today I am sharing this mini album I made using the Cinch and the "Simple Vintage Coastal" collection. I used the 6"x 8" paper pad for all of my pages. I love this size paper pad because I do not have to trim any pages to make the perfect size min...

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Lavender Layout

By Jil Larson

I’m in love with the My Mind’s Eye "Gingham Foundry" collection! For this 12x12 page, I combined it with a woodgrain paper with similar cream tones from Simple Stories. I wanted to tell the story of my love of the scent and flavor of lavender....

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Mixed Media Layering - Technique Tuesday

By Natalie Dill

Happy Technique Tuesday! This July we are focusing on layering techniques for technique Tuesdays and today Natalie is sharing some great mixed media tips. She is using products from the "Sunkissed" collection. The mixed media products sh...

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Day Camp Mini Album 2 comments

By Natalie Dill

Hi Cherries! Natalie here with a mini album using the new WRMK 4x4 albums brought back after popular demand!

 

 

My son began day camp this summer, which we hope to be a recurring tradition. I decided to start a small album for him to remember...

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Layered Florals - Technique Tuesday

Happy Technique Tuesday! This July we are focusing on layering techniques for technique Tuesdays. Today Sara is sharing a layered floral layout using the Happy Blooms collection from PinkFresh Studio. Watch the video below!

 

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Monday, July 12, 2021

Wonders Mini Album

By Jessica Harvey

We R Memory Keepers just came out with a line of 4"x4" albums and they are so cute I had to make one! Some of the albums are designed by Paige Evans which means they go perfectly with her Wonders collection, which is what I used to fill this album up. I used the

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Thursday, July 1, 2021

July YouTube Hop 5 comments

The Watermelon Challenge

Welcome to our July YouTube Hop! This month's theme is the Watermelon Challenge! This challenge is to use watermelon colors to create a project. This is a fun summery color palette to work with! To participate in the hop head to our YouTube channe...

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Junk Journal Page - Technique Tuesday

By Jessica Harvey

Happy Technique Tuesday! In June we are making projects that include distressing! This could be paper tearing, inking, burning, and much more. Today, I am sharing the process of making a journal page using many different distressing t...

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Saturday, June 26, 2021

Mintay Scrapbook Layout

By Sara Mishler

Hello Everyone! 

Have you seen all the beautiful new Mintay products in the shop?? I may have filled my cart to the brim with all the gorgeousness...heehee. 

Check out my unboxing video below if you want to see all the goodies!

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Distressed Edges - Technique Tuesday

By Natalie Dill

Happy Technique Tuesday! In June we are making projects that include distressing! This could be paper tearing, inking, burning, and much more. Today Natalie is sharing the process of a layout where she distressed the edges of her papers...

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Distressed Paper - Technique Tuesday

By Sara Scraps

Happy Technique Tuesday! In June we are making projects that include distressing! This could be paper tearing, inking, burning, and much more. Today Sara is sharing a layout she made using distress oxide ink to add texture to her paper....

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