"Chubby" Scrapbook Layout

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

I made a scrapbook page just for fun! Honestly it's been awhile since I've done that. But I had some new supplies and wanted to play around.

This is about my childhood (and present day) nickname and features a grid of vintage photos. I took photos of the originals and then converted the digital versions to black and white.

I ordered the Meaningful Crafty Girl Play Kit and wanted to play! I struggled with how to use it at first. But then realized I needed to pull some patterned paper and a few dimensional embellishments and then I could make it work!

I had this idea to create a circle of embellishments. I kind of wish I'd made the circles a tad bit bigger. But I still like how this turned out. I machine stitched the circles and then layered embellishments from the kit plus sequins and enamel shapes along the stitching.

Cheers & Besos,

"Thank You" Cards

Sunday, 10 December 2017

I use to be a really prolific card maker. I was popping them out right and left! Then I had this huge pile of cards that was never being sent, so I slowed down a bit. But thank you cards are a different story. You always need those! Which is why I was so excited about the Thank You Stamp Set. Literally, it's the thank you set I've always wanted.

One of my favorite icons is the asterisk. I love the shape and the neutrality of it! I thought this background cut file was perfect for a few thanks you cards. I die cut it from white cardstock and then backed it with a stripped patterned paper from the Family Fun 12x12 Paper Collection.

After that I stitched around the edges. Added a flag across the bottom and my "thank you" sentiment" along with a few puffy shapes.

The "Thank You's" were stamped using Versamark ink and navy blue embossing powder. I feel like I'm always reaching for black so I wanted to mix things up a bit.

I love that there are two different large "Thank You's" included in the Stamp Set. And they're big enough to easily hand cut out the sentiment, which is what I did. So quick and simple!

Want to see what else I created using the December 2017 kit and extras? Here's the link to take you to the main post: Elle's Studio December 2017 Release.

Cheers & Besos,

"Weekend with Mama" Scrapbook Layout

I had a lot to say about this weekend with my Mama. So the journaling really became the focus of the page. But that didn't mean I couldn't have fun with the bits of design I was able to incorporate! I put together this short and sweet process video.

The decorative elements were placed along the top and bottom of the page. I used several of the journaling tags from the December 2017 Monthly Kit along with a few of the die cuts, the vellum holiday shapes and twinkle puffy stars.

For the title I mixed handwriting, the Stanley Alphabet Stamp-Solid and new Gray Cardstock Alphabet Stickers. I also added in a chipboard heart from the Hello Winter Chipboard.

Want to see what else I created using the December 2017 kit and extras? Here's the link to take you to the main post: Elle's Studio December 2017 Release.

Cheers & Besos,

Elle's Studio December 2017 Release

It's the 10th of the month! Which means new Elle's Studio goodies are available in the shop. I had a ton of fun playing with this kit + extras. Click on each photo to get to a post explaining more about the project. I even made a quick process video for this Weekend with Mama scrapbook page.
The monthly kit is available for $9.99 until midnight PST tonight. After that it's $11.99 until it's sold out. Last month's kit sold out so if you're interested, best snap it up while you can! OR sign up for a monthly subscription. You'll be locked into the $9.99 pricing, have a 24 hour bundling period for adding on any extras plus get access to special sales and fun gifts! This month, all subscribers get a cute "25" wood veneer shipped with their kit!
Oh, and don't forget the Thank You Stamp set! This released over Thanksgiving and is such a fun and versatile set! Literally, it's the "Thank You" stamp set I've always wanted!

Cheers & Besos,