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Monday, February 28, 2022

We Are Blessed - Traveler's Notebook  

By Jil Larson


Here at the end of February, some of us are still documenting Valentine’s Day. There are many pretty collections for this sort of project—it’s hard to choose! I landed on Simple Stories Happy Hearts, and the colors and motifs were perfect for the celebratory mood I wanted to capture. I used two of the papers to mat my selfie of us with the fancy cake that Tim bought as a surprise. 


On the facing page, I used one of the cards from the 3x4 elements paper. I love the way it captures the flowers, sweets, and cards or letters that traditionally make Valentine’s Day so much fun. It also grounds the spread with its dark background color. To both my card and matted photo, I applied a little of the playful washi from the collection. Above my photo, I created a title with alphabet stickers, stamps, and a die-cut. I love making collaged titles of this sort, and the cardstock of “blessed” provides a bit more dark color for contrast and grounding. 


The label paper from Happy Hearts adds a romantic touch with its vintage-book flower illustrations, and I love that there is such a great abundance of labels on the sheet to use on a variety of projects. I typed on a couple of the labels for my journaling, and I cut the date from the word-fetti on the reverse of this paper. The puffy stickers are delightful! I chose a few to dress up my photo page, and on the facing page, I adhered the camera puffy sticker, anchored by a bit of angled washi, to draw attention to my journaling. I hope this gives you a few ideas if you’re creating love-themed projects as you get February in your scrapbooks! 



Jil Larson

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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Sunday, February 27, 2022

Memory Planner - Simple Stories Happy Hearts  


Hello Happy Sunday!

Today I created a page in my memory planner using up some Simple Stories Happy Hearts Collection. Since this is the last week in February, I thought I would use some last bits of hearts and extra lovey dovey products before I put it away. I love that some of the papers and stickers from this collection can be used all year long!



I created a side opening flap for my journaling using pattern paper, two brads, and some twine. I stitched on the top and bottom to secure it on the journaling. Then I added a puffy sticker and called it done. Now my journaling is kept a bit more private. :)






Veronica Milan

Hello! I’m Veronica, a crafty night owl living in central California with my husband and 3 kiddos!

I’ve been creating paper stories for the past 17 plus years. I love this fun community filled with crafters! My favorite way to story tell is creating mini albums and pocket pages! You can find me on the gram or YouTube at Veronica_creates! 

See more from Veronica on her Instagram and YouTube.



Posted by Rachel Kent

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Large Elements - Traveler's Notebook  

By Jody Compton

Hello crafty friends! Jody Compton here, the guest designer for February!  Today I am highlighting an easy way to make a big impact in your Traveler’s Note Book. I am using the beautiful Fernwood collection by Vicki Boutin.  The Cherry On Top Crafts store still has plenty in stock!  


 I started by fussy cutting the amazing flower element on the paper titled Notebook Paper.  It has amazing color and so much movement in the flowers that I knew I had to use it! 


 First, I started with white cardstock and took a stencil from the Fernwood collection and used a little gold paste to create a shiny background.  Gold is a great accent color that is in the collection.  


 Next, I added the large floral piece to encompass both pages.  I love how the flowers look like they are reaching for the second page.  


 I printed two small photos of a recent trip.  I promised myself to get in front of the camera more! I added a few layers behind the photos of black and white help keep those flowers vibrant.   


A few finishing details of gold chipboard hearts and the date ties my spread altogether.  

Thank you so much for your time, I hope you are inspired to use a large element in your next project!  

You can see more from Jody on her Instagram, YouTube, and Project Gallery


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Friday, February 25, 2022

Cold - Traveler's Notebook Layout 1 comments

By Jennie McGarvey

Hello! It's Jennie and I am really looking forward to sharing my latest project with you.  I created a traveler's notebook layout that I'm very excited about, let's get started!



This layout came to me after thinking abo...

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

March Cherry Box Projects

By Rachel and Jess

Have you seen all of the great products that are in the March Cherry Box yet? This box is packed full of paper-crafting goodies including the Brave + Bold collection, Catherine Pooler Ink Pads, Stencil Butter, and more! You can watch our unboxing...

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge 265 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 265 Project Gallery. One random winner will be award...

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Alcohol Ink Layout and Cards

By Sara Mishler

Alcohol inks and new Mintay products are a match made in heaven!   

Hello, everyone! Sara with you today! I'm sharing a few recent projects I created using alcohol inks (which I find myself reaching for more and more) and one of the ne...

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Layered Stencils - Technique Tuesday

By Jessica Harvey

Happy Technique Tuesday! This February on Technique Tuesdays we are making our own patterned paper. In today's video, Jess is creating a background using the Folk Flowers layered stencils from Altenew! This set of three stencils will help...

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Monday, February 21, 2022

Hello, Sunshine - Scrapbook Layout 3 comments

By Natalie Dill

Hey Cherries! Natalie here using the new Good Stuff collection from Simple Stories.

I started with a plain white background cardstock and I cut 3 different-sized circles from some smaller squares of cardstock. I used these as templates t...

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Saturday, February 19, 2022

Wedding Mini Album 1 comments

The new ARToptions Avesta collection from 49 And Market is just stunning! I thought it was the perfect floral collection to document my wedding photos into a mini album!




Here is a quick video fl...

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Friday, February 18, 2022

Readers Gonna Read - Scrapbook Layout

By Suzanna Lee

Are you an avid reader or is someone else in your life a Bibliophile? If so you will need to make sure you pick up the Notting Hill collection from PhotoPlay Paper. Not only is the topic on point for all things books and reading but the color...

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge 264 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 264 Project Gallery. One random winner will b...

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

Dimensional Tags 2 comments

By Jessica Harvey

Hi, Cherries! Today I'm sharing these three tags I made that were inspired by the Prima collection "Nature Lover". I, myself am a nature lover and this collection just spoke to me. I love the sayings, birds, butterflies, and leaves from this col...

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Coloring with Alcohol Markers

By Jessica Harvey

Books are Magic

Coloring with Alcohol Markers

This page started with the "Books are Magic" stamp set from Altenew. I just loved it and wanted to use it on a page! From there I found the ...

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Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Stamped Background - Technique Tuesday

By Sara Mishler

Happy Technique Tuesday! This February on Technique Tuesdays we are making our own patterned paper! In today's video, Sara is creating a stamped background and sharing a ton of great stamping tips!



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