Hey there friends and crafty peeps! I’m pretty excited to share this holiday themed mini with you all. I recently picked up some really great white paper bags from Amazon and I think they will be a great addition to my crafty stash.
These white bags really level up my paper bag album game. I liked the kraft color of regular lunch bags but I think the more neutral color will be much more versatile.
I assembled the bags in such a way as to give me some fun pockets inside.
This festive paper pad was from Joann’s. I alternated the blue and red and the scale to achieve a very coordinated look.
Full page sized pockets gives me room for extra large inserts. I used my Envelope Punch Board to create tabs to make the inserts easier to pull out from the side of the mini.
For this set of pages I switched out the color balance for a similar but different look.
Loads of room here for pictures and journaling. What a fun way to save those pictures and memories!
Hey there friends and crafty peeps! Well I’m pretty excited to cross another stash collection off the list. My plan to use up what I have to make room for new stuff is really working out atm. This time it’s Cozy Evening by Mintay Papers. Even though this is a fall themed collection I was able to utilize the papers in a way that does not make my project a seasonal or holiday design.
I typically add a focal image over top of a background but in this case I used the larger image as a base for the layering accents.
I selected the images from the cut apart sheet that were more nature inspired and used them as focal images on the pocket pages.
The pockets hold these generously sized inserts covered with beautiful coordinating paper.
I finished the inside of the page flips with this gorgeous woodgrain pattern in salmon….coral….I’m not sure what to call that color…I just know I love it.
Hey there friends and crafty peeps! Happy Monday to everyone : ) I’d dropping in to share a greeting card I created with some of my fave trims from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
I love the slimline profile of this card. There’s so much room to add layers of patterned papers.
This is created from the Simple Vintage Lemon Twist collection from Simple Stories. I’ve had this collection for a bit and I love it. I’m trying to work through some of my stash to make room for new collections.
I’ve combined flowers from RRR and Little Birdie Crafts and made 2 smaller arrangements to balance this longer card base. There’s a bow created with the Plaid Ribbon Black Bold Check. I think it fits the more farmhouse vibe of this card perfectly.
Hey there friends and crafty peeps. And Happy Mother’s Day to all you beautiful fellow Moms out there! Just dropping in to share the Patriotic Kits for the Summer holidays. These kits are chock full of fun and festive papers, images, and embellishments to create loads of projects.
Hey there friends and crafty peeps! I’ve recently gone to our local Dollar Tree and found some really sweet, bright and cheerful stickers to use in my card making. It wasn’t until I got them out to create with that I realized they would be a real challenge to work with. Join me for this tutorial video for tips on how to use those Dollar Tree stickers.
Hey there friends as crafty peeps! Ginny here to add some fresh squeezed inspiration to your day. I just gotta ask…..do you have a favorite trim that you haven’t used for a bit then rediscover it and you’re like ohhh how I’ve missed you???? For me it’s the Plaid Ribbon Black Bold Check. It’s just so perfect for these more farmhouse inspired greeting cards.
This is a striking and bold color palate combined with the lemon image.
Solid black cardstock borders help to keep these layered patterns from looking too busy.
Hey there friends and crafty peeps! I’m back from a cross country trip getting Army son and his wife settled into their new home. While we were away we visited a fun little resale shop that also had a closeout section…..new things that were deeply discounted. I found a set of favor bags for parties and I thought it would be so fun to create a base for a sweet little mini album.
I’m also using up papers from my stash and a fun and festive printable from my very own shop! Gotta love when all things come together : )
I’m alternating the blues and reds in different combinations for loads of variety.
The folded inserts tucked into the pockets gives us lots of room for adding finishing details like pictures and keepsakes.
There’s also full page sized flips for interactive fun.
I used the off cuts from this super mini dot patterned paper to create coordinating flowers for the cover. Want not waste not!