Sunday, April 8, 2018

Let's Make A Fun Layout!

Welcome!  It was such a delight creating this layout of backyard fun!  The idea for this layout originated from a "Basic Shapes Thin Cuts Monkey Challenge."   That's right! A monkey, created with basic shapes needed to be on the layout.  😃

My monkey, on the lower right corner of the layout, is made with papers from the Basic Fundamentals collection, cut with circles, a heart, and an oval.  These shapes, and so many more, are all available as Thin Cuts to easily be used with your Sizzix or Cuttlebug.  

For the eyes, I used black dots from Black & White Dots package. For this little guy's facial features, they were simply drawn with the black, archival safe, Marvy Uchida LePen Journaling Pen.  To give our monkey dimension, he was assembled with Foam Dots.  I then used the Bashful Shimmer Brush on his ears.  

The three other playful monkeys are cut and stamped using the Punny Pals Thin Cuts and coordinating Stamp Set.  When purchasing this adorable Stamp Set, $7 of every purchase goes directly to Operation Smile.  😘  

Our Willow Cardstock was the perfect pick for my vine.  It is cut using the Flower Market Cricut Collection, and our sentiments are from the You Are Here Cricut Collection.  It was so much fun mixing colors from the Adventure and Enchantment palettes for this playful layout.

Although not shown here, m
y coordinating page also features vines and monkeys with multiple photos of my grandchildren playing, along with the ever important journaling.  Please remember to include this!  It need not be a novel, just what it is that is important about this/these photo(s).  Who tells YOUR story? 😉

Head's up-- each weekend during April, you can take advantage of the Fab Faves weekend sales. These online weekend sales last 24-hours and will feature different items and product bundles at 25% off the retail price.  Items are listed each Friday at 2 PM EDT.  Woo Hoo!  

I look forward to helping you as you travel along life's journey celebrating relationships with all of your papercrafting and memory keeping needs.  💖

Until next time --

Thank you so much for visiting!  YOU are appreciated!  I enjoy hearing from you! 

Have a wonderful day!

Happy Papercrafting,

Gayle Piron

Without love, deeds, even the most brilliant, count as nothing.
Story of a Soul, Chapter VIII


  1. This is such a cute card. Pinned and sharing. Thanks for sharing at the inspiration spotlight party @DearCreatives See you again soon.
    liked your other post shares too.