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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

April Virtual Classes  

We are hosting Facebook Live classes every Friday! We recently remodeled our in-store classroom but due to more shutdowns from Covid, we haven't been able to use it very much. So we wanted to start an online classroom! We will give you a list of all the materials we will be using in these classes, but feel free to make it your own. Learn something new, ask questions that will get answered in real-time, and make a cool project! We are ready to have some fun and I would love it if you created along with us! Here is the schedule for April.


In this class, we will be transforming plastic eggs into little works of art. These eggs make a great spring decoration or a beautiful little gift.

Supplies Needed: Plastic Eggs, White Gesso, Rice Paper, Multi Medium Gloss, Chipboard Diecuts, Liquid Acrylic Paints, Metallique Waxes, a flat bristled paintbrush, Foil Flakes, and whatever other elements you wish to add.





We will be painting these spring trees using the scrunch, bunch, and dab technique using a piece of plastic. This class is beginner-friendly.

Supplies needed: watercolor paintswatercolor paperpaintbrush, a glass of water, paper towels, painter's tape (if you want to have a white border) 




In this class, we will be showing the technique of using watercolor paints to color in your stamps. This makes a beautiful one-of-a-kind effect on your stamps. We will discuss shading, what ink to use, and the best stamps to do this technique with.

Supplies needed: stamps (we will be using the Altenew Queen Anemone and Folk Art stamps), waterproof black permanent inkwatercolor paintswatercolor paperpaintbrush, a glass of water, paper towels




The rest of the April schedule will be posted soon!

Posted by Jessica.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

7 Embroidery Stitches - Technique Tuesday  

For the month of March on Technique Tuesdays, we will be focusing on stitching! This could be stitching on paper, fabric, embroidery, or anything else that is sewed. Today we have a video showing 7 beginner-friendly embroidery stitches. These stitches are great for use on fabric and paper. You can even use these to add an extra element on your scrapbook layout or card!



This shows how the front and backside of the stitching looks. 

Let us know in the comments what you would like to see on our next Technique Tuesday!

Posted by Jessica.

Monday, March 29, 2021

Harry Potter Planner  

Hi There! It’s Lynda from Scrapbook with Lynda back to share my last March Guest Designer project with you.


I’m a fan of Harry Potter, so I was excited to see Paper House Productions’ new Harry Potter stickers and planners. They are so fun and playful, and totally Harry Potter because they are a licensed collection. The new little planner is updated and a perfect size to pop into my purse to keep track of appointments. I love these cute stickers, so I decided to decorate my planner with a Harry Potter theme. I started with a couple of strips of washi tape along the bottom, then layered stickers on top. I created a few clusters around my planner spread using the classic Harry Potter stickers then topped off the page with the new Harry & Hermoine puff clips. I just love the new Paper House Productions Harry Potter line and love how it looks in my planner!


Remember to enter my birthday challenge on both the Cherry Crafters Facebook group and Message Board to win a $5 gift certificate to A Cherry on Top. I’m really looking forward to seeing your birthday-inspired projects. It’s been such an honor and fun experience to be the March Guest Designer for A Cherry on Top.

Thank you for looking at my projects and all your comments. Happy Scrapping and Planning!


You can see more inspiration from Lynda on her BlogFacebookInstagramPinterestA Cherry on Top Project Gallery

Stay tuned all month to see what she will create!


Posted by Jessica.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Altenew Across the Seasons


Hey friends, Natalie here and I am SO PUMPED that A Cherry on Top recently began carrying Altenew products. Not only is this company creating stunning products, versatile for so many paper crafting projects, but the company is run by an amazing team of...

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Easter Heart Mini Album

Hey friends! Erica here with you today to share a super simple but very cute mini album using the Doodlebug Design Hippity Hoppity collection and some stitched heart dies from Echo Park.


I started out by die-cutting the two lar...

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Freebie Friday - Buenos Dias Card Kit


Happy Freebie Friday! Enter the giveaway below for your chance to win Obed Marshall's "Buenos Dias" collection. This prize includes the 6"x8" Paper Pad, Alpha Thickers, Accent and Phrase Cardstock...

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge 217

Paper Crafting Inspiration from A Cherry On Top

Show us what you can do with this week's sketch!

Post your finished project (layout, card, wall hanging, etc.) on the Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge 217 Project Gallery. One random winner will be ...

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Amazing Fun Time

Go The Senic Route

Hey Cherry Fans! Erica back with you to share another layout using a pattern paper background! If you follow the Cherry Blog closely you would have seen my past posts about having a difficult time with pattern paper backgrounds! If you missed the post...

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Junk Journal


Hi There! It’s Lynda, the March Guest Designer. My new passion is junk journaling. It’s a great way to use scrapbook paper scraps, and up-cycle junk mail.  Here are a few items I made for my junk journal with leftover scraps from the Echo Park

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Monday, March 22, 2021

Childhood Home Mini Album

Childhood Home Mini Album

Welcome back to the Cherry Blog! Today, we are gathering memories from childhood for this mini-album featuring photos from my parents’ first home and the house that I grew up ...

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Sunday, March 21, 2021

Mixed Media Backgrounds 1 comments

Hello Everyone! Sara with you today sharing some of the fun backgrounds I was able to create using the fun mixed media products in the March Cherry Box. 

I enjoyed the challenge of limiting myself to just those products and I found that there was quite...

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

Magical Birthday

Hi There! It’s Lynda back to share another birthday layout with you. Magical Birthday by Echo Park is the perfect paper to record my birthday at Disney a few years ago. 

I had a lot of stickers left from my previous layout using the

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Impasto Paint

By Jessica Harvey

What is impasto paint? How do you use it? How is it different from regular acrylic paint?

Today we will be looking into impasto paint! It is one of the items featured in the April Cherry Boxes from the Art Alchemy line. The color of the paint that...

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Freebie Friday - Brave + Bold 4 comments

A Giveaway from A Cherry on Top


Happy Freebie Friday! Enter the giveaway below for your chance to win Amy Tangerine's new "Brave + Bold" collection. This prize includes 2 notebook inserts, a gel pen set, vinyl sti...

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge 216

Paper Crafting Inspiration from A Cherry On Top

Show us what you can do with this week's sketch!

Post your finished project (layout, card, wall hanging, etc.) on the Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge 216 Project Gallery. One random winner will be awarded 

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