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Yearbook – Out Of This World

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Hello, Clique friends! I’m back today with a layout featuring the gorgeous May Sorbet Kit. The colors in this kit are absolutely amazing and the exclusives coordinate beautifully with it.

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The main inspiration for this layout came from one of the background cut files that will be available in the Clique digital store.ck-may17-storecuts-web3_origI initially intended to use the cut file as it is, but then decided to scatter the different size stars around my pictures and layer them to crate a lot of dimension and texture.

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Since the patterned paper I chose as my background is very similar in color to the one I used for the stars, I decided to just use pink acrylic paint to create some contrast. I still wanted my layout to have a soft look, so the light colored paint worked perfectly for it.

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Some of the stars are cut out of vellum. I love the different texture it adds.

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Once all the stars were positioned as I liked them around my pictures, I started embellishing. I tend to go for a tone-on-tone look most of the times to make the colors stand out more.

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For my title, I used another exclusive cut file that will be available with the May Sorbet kit.ck-may17-storecuts-web5_origThe Pink Fresh Studio Reverie paper with its gorgeous blue adds the right pop of color the layout needed.

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I hope you felt inspired today. If you are not a subscriber yet, give it a try. The kits are beautiful. The exclusives are always so unique! You will not regret it! Visit the Clique Kits store for details ūüôā

Thank you for stopping by. Have a lovely day!

Enza


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Yearbook: Beautiful

Hey CK friends! I’m here to share my third project made using the beautiful April 2017 Jellybean Kit. For today’s layout I wanted to document a photo with flowers, so I thought in the flower’s paper that came in the kit.

What I’ve done was fussy cut some of the flowers, and put them on the left side of my page. Then, around the flowers I created a cluster of embellishments, including enamel shapes, some leaves cuts, etc.

Here are some close-ups:

My title for this layout was “beautiful”. I chose it because the flowers of the photo are just beautiful. I don’t like so much to take flowers photos but I this one just stole my heart.

The journaling is about where I took the photo and how much I love that place.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. And don’t forget to document those simple things or moments that we have in our lives.

Happy Sunday!


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Yearbook: You go girl

Hello!

It’s Donna here for my last project using the April “Jellybean” kit.

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Here is my scrapbook layout I made for today

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I wanted to use the “You go girl” word art cut file so bad but I was stumped which photo to use (adding that my printer isn’t working yet so I had to choose from the ones I’ve already printed). I try to remember the stories behind each photos and I decided to use this one photo of my daughter slumped on the floor with lots of Hello Kitty shoes. We were there to buy shoes but it’s not the kind we were looking for at that time. She wasn’t even two yet when this was taken and she knew what she likes already and kept on saying “Kitty” while gathering ALL the HK shoes she can find. So I focused my journaling on how I wish she grows up to be a strong-willed individual who knows what she wants in life.

Good thing I cut the word art already before my printer broke. But I used a plain white cardstock. Since the Silhouette studio software is still crashing when I try to open on hubby’s computer, I had to use my good old scissors to cut around the paper that I used as backing. I did this twice since I wanted to use this colorful Bella Blvd paper and the polka dot Paige Evans paper as well. I adhered the white cardstock first and carefully cut around it, alternating my scissors and sharp cutter. Then I adhered it again on the polka dot paper. I used a thin cardboard to add a bit of height to the big title.

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I love the colors in the kit but I need some black to somehow “balance” the look I’m going for. So I used the b/w bag which stores the embellishments in the kit. And then I used the polka dot vellum paper to make a little paper clip bow.

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I doodled randomly as well using my PITT pencils.

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I used mists/paints to create splatters. You can find similar products in the store especially the April Product of the Month Acri-Tonez Shimmerz Paints.

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I maximized the remaining doily from the kit by cutting it in half.

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That’s all from me today!

Happy crafting,

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Delight | Stephanie

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Hey friends! Steph here with a fun Yearbook post for you. ūüôā I recently celebrated my 30th birthday and I really wanted to document a trio of silly photos I took with one of my best friends.

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There were so many fun pattern papers in this month’s Jellybean kit that I really wanted to use a bunch of them. I decided to layer strips of some of my favorites and ruffle them a bit for extra texture.

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Since there was so much interest on my page with all of the patterns, I decided to keep my embellishments to a minimum. I journaled on the bottom of my page and created faux “stitches” with black pen marks throughout my page. My title was a simple die cut word from white cardstock that I adhered with staples.

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Such a happy turnout!! This girl is such a blessing and I love that I had the perfect papers to document this fun moment!! Thanks for stopping by! Happy creating!

Xo, Stephanie

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Field Notes – My Personal Journal (TN)

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Hello there!

I hope you are enjoying all the projects that the beautiful April kit, “JELLYBEAN”, and that they are inspiring you to use every single piece included in the kit. ¬†The papers, embellishments, and the exclusive printables are so versatile, and perfect to use in all kinds of paper projects.

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I have kept a journal throughout my entire life. ¬†The format has transformed to the years, but once I discovered Traveler’s Notebooks a few years back, i have been hooked on them. ¬† ¬†I try at best to make at least a daily entry on my journal, it works as my PL format. ¬†This month, I have loved adding bits and pieces from the JELLYBEAN kit to my journal.

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This month’s challenge sponsor is Latina Crafter; their stamps are just gorgeous. ¬†I was lucky to receive this beautiful wood veneer stamp ¬†(MUCHAS GRACIAS, ¬†LATINA CRAFTER), which i used to create the background on one of my TN entries.

 

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Using archival ink, I stamped then Latina Crafter’s image at opposite edges of the TN’s page, and a small piece of white card stock. ¬†Once I placed the picture on the opposite page, ¬†I used the stamp card stock to create a small arrow that tied the two pages together. ¬†The PL cards included in the kit, and the exclusive printables are just perfect when documenting in this format.

 

 

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My next entry is all about my kid’s first day of Spring Break ( we survived!!). ¬†For this entry, I ¬†used the small scraps of the Oh My Heart paper # ¬†to cover one side of the page. ¬† The large PL card, included in the Jellybean kit, was then glued across both sides of the TN – I simply cut the card with the paper trimmer, and glued it to the TN-.

 

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Once again, I used this month’s exclusive printables to add interest to the page, and the small letter alphas from Elle’s Studio, included in the kit, are just the perfect size for this entry. ¬†I am always trying new ways to journal on my pages; this time, I chose to write along the edge of the page!.

 

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Finally, the last entry i am sharing with you, is just a fitting example of how versatile the  JELLYBEAN kit is,  and how easy is to document in a TN format.   Once again, I picked  the last piece of the Impossible paper -included in the kit-, and covered one side of the TN.  The beautiful ephemera pieces from the Make Your Mark collection  serve as the sentiment and embellishment on the page.

 

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By using the TN on a landscape format, I was left with  a large space to add my journal lines (this entry is all about me, and how happy my DSLR makes me!).  I balanced the page, by adding some of the ephemera pieces, and a sentiment fussy cut from the cut-apart paper from the JELLYBEAN kit.

I hope these all serve as inspiration to take a look at Traveler’s Notebooks, and how to use the JELLYBEAN kit when documenting in this format. ¬†TNs are versatile, and work for many different types of memory ¬†keeping/ planner/ art journal. ¬† Make sure to check the Clique Kits ¬†store to find the kit, and the many TN kits they are always curating.

As always i am just a comment away, if you have any questions on how any of these came together.

Thanks for stopping by!

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Yearbook: Be Impossible To Forget

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Hello Crafty friends!

Happy Spring to everyone! ¬† Today, ¬†I wanted to share with you all a new project created with the beautiful Jellybean kit. ¬† This kit has the most beautiful papers from Bella Blvd.’s Make the Mark collection, as well as Paige Evan’s Oh My Heart collection, and it is full of embellishments that complement the papers.

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We all have special ways to mark the height of our kids as they grow.  My choice has always been to photograph them against a fixed reference.  Last summer as we took the littles (my niece and nephew) to the fair,  they all had to be measured before going on the rides.  Finally my daughter (now 14) reached the adult height requirement, and the littlest also reached the height to be able to go on the rides.  To mark this growth spurt, I simply photographed their bracelets showing the milestone.

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I was drawn to the words on the Impossible paper from Bella Blvd. -included in the Jellybean kit-, and I knew the title was going to be formed by fussy cutting the words out.

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The background for this project was created using a heart cut file (#65661) from the silhouette store.  The patterned papers used to back the cut file all came from the Jellybean kit, I simply followed the color palette of the Impossible paper (that is what is so wonderful about these kits, all papers are curated to work harmoniously together)

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I love this kit so much, I set to use a piece of each of the goodies included in my little pizza box from Clique Kits, even the doily (and I am not a doily person! ūüôā ¬†) Here is the final layout:

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I have created a small video on how this layout came together,  just sit down and enjoy!:

Aren’t the colors in the Jellybean kit just amazing? ¬†I hope this has inspire you to find ¬†a creative way to capture your kid’s growth, and a fun way to document it, too. ¬†Remember that you can find all the details on this kit, and add ons on the Clique Kit Store -there is always new goodies available at the store-.

Thanks for stopping by today!

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Yearbook: Surprise

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Hello everyone. I have a simple layout to share with you today. Every morning, Edward shares the milk from his cereal with his kitty, Jessica. This really surprises me since he gets grossed out at the thought of letting someone eat or drink after him, but yet, he will let Jessica lick the milk off of his spoon. LOL

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I felt that the “Bestie” flair was perfect for this layout. I especially, love the color.

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I layered a few banner stickers at the top-right side of the photo and added the “hello” puffy sticker and star sticker to help pull the layout together. And at the last minute, I decided to tuck the “Remember this” ticket behind the photo. I am so glad I purchased the stickers from the add-ons this month. I love stickers because they really do help you stretch a kit.

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Thank you for stopping by today!
-Nicole