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Friday, April 16, 2021

Freebie Friday - School Life  
   

A Giveaway from A Cherry on Top

  

Happy Freebie Friday! Enter the giveaway below for your chance to win Simple Stories "School Life" collection. This prize includes the School Life collection kitchipboard stickers, chipboard frames, page pieces, apple stencil, and one roll of washi tape. One winner will be announced next week, and be notified by email. They have 30 days to claim their prize.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Mixed Media Card 1 comments  
   

From our Guest Designer, Aliaksandra

 

If you had to name one of the things you absolutely need in your projects, what would it be? For me, for a long time, I would say it was scrapbook paper, but recently I was challenged to make layout backgrounds without using any scrapbook paper. Instead, I used watercolor paint, stamping, embossing, and texture paste to make my own unique scrapbook paper.  I enjoyed making my own backgrounds so much, so I decided to make this beautiful spring/summer card using this technique as well. 

  

The background of this card is made on watercolor paper, using watercolor paint, texture paste and stencils, stamping, and old book pages. The beautiful fence I also made myself, using chipboard and a few layers of acrylic paint. The center composition features lace, flowers, sisal, cords, and beatific elements from P13 The Four Seasons - Summer collection that inspired me to make this beautiful card. And, as a surprise, behind the fence on the front, there is a small envelope for a gift card.

  

Links to products used:

Ranger Opaque Matte Texture Paste 4ozVintage Photo Distress Oxides Ink PadThe Four Seasons-Summer 12 x 12 Paper Pad by P13Tim Holtz Layered Stencil, Watercolor Paint, Chipboard


 

You can see more inspiration from Aliaksandra on her Instagram and A Cherry on Top Project Gallery!

Stay tuned all month to see what she will create!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge 220  
   

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 219 Project Gallery. One random winner will be awarded 1000 Cherry Points! All other participants will receive 100 Cherry Points. You have until midnight (11:59 pm EST) Wednesday, April 21st, 2021, to post your project. See Terms & Conditions.

Don't forget to visit our Contests & Challenges forum on our Message Board for even more inspiration!


 

Be sure to check out Victoria's YouTube channel tomorrow as she will be going LIVE scrapping this sketch! 

 

 


 

Last Week's Challenge 219 Winner of 1000 Cherry Points!

Congratulations to OneMommyScrapping!

   


Becky Fleck, the founder of PageMaps.com, created a free resource providing distinct, original sketches that help paper crafters spend less time planning their pages and cards and more time scrapping them. Becky is the editor of Scrapbook & Cards Today, one of Canada's favorite craft magazines. She also designs for a number of your favorite paper crafting brands. You can find many more of her sketches by visiting PageMaps.

 


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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

A Wedding with Wonder 2 comments

Welcome back to the Cherry Blog! Today, I thought we’d create a lovely wedding layout using a decidedly non-wedding themed collection, Paige Evans’ Wonders. I absolutely adore the florals in the patterned papers and started by fussy cutting them out to use as ...

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Technique Tuesday

For the month of April on Technique Tuesdays, we will be focusing on titles! This could be how to come up with fun titles, what to make them out of, how to make cut file titles, or whatever else our design team comes up with!  Today we...

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Monday, April 12, 2021

No-Sew Book Binding 2 comments

Today I am sharing a step-by-step tutorial of how to make a no-sew book! This is a beginner-friendly book and makes a great scrapbook or journal. I wanted to make a book that allows you to see a full-page design of a patterned paper. I am using paper from a 6"x8" ...

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

National Scrapbook Day 2021 1 comments

Come join us for National Scrapbook Day here at A Cherry On Top Crafts! We will be celebrating NSD all weekend long (April 30th - May 2nd) with an online crop, challenges, games, giveaways, and more! You'll find all the action on our Message Board

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Freebie Friday - Wonders 3 comments

Happy Freebie Friday! Enter the giveaway below for your chance to win Paige Evans' new "Wonders" collection. This prize includes 12 cardstock 12"x 12" papers, Phrase Thickers, Washi Tape, Floral Ephemera, and Paper Flowers. One winner will be announc...

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge 219 1 comments

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 219 Project Gallery. One random winner will be awarded 

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Gel Printing with Alcohol Inks

There are many different mediums that you can use on a gel press and in this post, we will be showing how to use it with alcohol inks! This is a great way to use alcohol inks because you can still get the effects of alcohol inks, without having to use yupo pa...

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Cut File Titles - Technique Tuesday

For the month of April on Technique Tuesdays, we will be focusing on titles! This could be how to come up with fun titles, what to make them out of, how to make cut file titles, or whatever else our design team comes up with!  Today we have a vide...

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

Spring Sn@p Flipbook

Flipbooks are perfect for those quick and easy projects. I love using them for seasonal photos and to document trips. This flipbook has all the photos from when my family went to North Carolina this past February. Flipbooks come rea...

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Meet Our April Guest Designer

Introducing, Aliaksandra Novak

 

Describe your crafting style: I love experimenting and try not to limit myself to one crafting style, but I do find myself adding lots of layers and mixed media techniques to many of my p...

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Freebie Friday - Garden Party 5 comments

Happy Freebie Friday! Enter the giveaway below for your chance to win Maggie Holmes' new "Garden Party" collection. This prize includes 23 cardstock 12"x 12" papers, Phrase and Icon Thickers, Puffy Stickers, Sticker Book, and Resin Hearts. One winner will be ...

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

April YouTube Hop 7 comments

Happy April! This month our design team members are doing a YouTube hop with layouts using their go-to designs. We are also talking about different tips and tricks that we find helpful when suck in a creative rut. Let's get inspired and create along...

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