Thursday, July 11, 2019

Extra Pics? Flip Flaps to the Rescue!

Let's Get Our Photos Into Albums to Enjoy!


Welcome!  My Never Stop Exploring layout was not only fun to create, but came together quickly and easily!  

For today's layout, I used one of the two-page July Craft With Heart kits.  With these cut-above style kits included in the Craft With Heart Subscription Club I am able to create a two-page layout in about  15 - 20 minutes!  How awesome is that?!? 


You only need to add  adhesive and a pen for journaling, along with your precious photos to complete beautifully designed layouts.  Even the 12 x 12 memory protectors are included!  How great is that?!?  😊 

I love the complementary stickers and die cut images included in a cardstock weight.  I popped a few of them up with the use of foam tape for extra dimension.  Follow the guide or, tweak away! 
The two July kits incorporate many of the patterns and designs of the Into The Wild Creative Collection.  I love this!  πŸ’

This collection is perfect for so many of the wonderful photos we took while visiting the beautiful  DuPont State Recreational Forest in Asheville, North Carolina.
As usual, I tweaked mine a bit from the kit instructions and included a couple of Flip Flaps.  With the addition of just two Flip Flaps, my layout is able to feature four additional photos!  Easy peasy! 😊

Below are images of the front photo in one of my Flip Flaps, followed by the two inside photos.  



Using Flip Flaps is oh, so easy!  Simply create your layout with one of your photos adhered to your paper.  Then, once your completed page is in your Memory Protector, simply position and adhere your Flip Flap over the designated photo.  Of course, you could also adhere your Flip Flap directly on your layout, and then carefully cut a slit in your Memory Protector for your Flip Flap to come through.  πŸ˜‰


Flip Flap Tip--Prior to adhering my Flip Flaps, I cut about 1/4 inch away from the adhesive tab.  This is strictly a personal preference for the finished page.  πŸ˜ƒ


Where are your photos?   Let's get our photos out of our phones, off the computer, out of boxes, etc and into albums to enjoy!  You do not need to scrapbook every single photo you have!  


If time slips away from you, and you like traditional scrapbooks, the Craft With Heart Subscription Club is the way to go. I invite you to take a look at the wonderful variety of designs included in this Club.  Try it for a month, four months, or a year.  πŸ’–

Of course, there are many styles and ways to keep our memories, as we'll discuss in upcoming posts! 


If you do not tell YOUR story, who will?


Now a quick note on some of the great specials at PapercraftingWithGayle.ctmh.com -- 

Through July 31, 2019 this super versatile, exclusive Share the Joy Bundle is available, while supplies last.  Of course you can also purchase just the stamps or the thin cuts.  


Think of all the ways these stamp icons will be used by you!  Not only cards and scrapbook pages, but these stamps would be great for teachers--whether you're a home educator or one in the neighborhood school.  πŸ˜‰ How will you use yours?  

Another awesome special available now through August 31 is the return of "Seaside." πŸ’–  Swoon!  


BRING BACK MY PACK—SEASIDE!


Seaside is back!  This paper packet features 6 paper sheets and a full 12″ × 12″ sticker sheet, giving you paper and stickers in the same pack!  Coordinating cardstock and an exclusive Stamp set is also available!  This collection will only be available through August 31, 2019, while supplies last, so order yours right away!  Mine is due to arrive in a few days!  πŸ’–

Thank you so much for visiting!  YOU are appreciated!  

I enjoy hearing from you and appreciate your business and support.  I look forward to helping you as you travel along life's journey celebrating relationships with all of YOUR papercrafting and memory keeping needs.  πŸ’–

Have a wonderful day!

Happy Papercrafting,


Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Sending Bear HugsπŸ’–

Welcome!  Can you believe it's already July? There's much to celebrate with Independence Day, family, cookouts and fireworks this month! πŸ’Make sure you take and print lots of photos so we can add to our memory books!  

Now, however, let's create a card to send to someone close to your heart, but unable to be with you!  😊  We'll use the adorable Bear Hugs stamp set to create our card. 

Our Bear Hugs is a set of 17 images.  As you can see, it's a great mix of icons and sentiments.  As a Stamp of the Month, it is only available during July 2019. It is $18.95, however when you spend $50, you can purchase for only $5.00!  πŸ˜ƒ Woo Hoo!


I built my card on a standard 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch card base layering a piece of Sweet Girl patterned paper with Ballerina cardstock.  I stamped our adorable bears on White cardstock with Toffee ink. 
Then, using Ballerina ink, I stamped a few of the sweet little hearts.  Using a super light tan Watercolor Pencil, I shaded over our baby bear and random areas on mama bear.  Our inside sentiment is stamped with the Ballerina ink on White cardstock, layered on the light side of Ballerina cardstock, then over the full  color shade of Ballerina.  Sweet!  

Now a quick note on some of the great specials at PapercraftingWithGayle.ctmh.com -- 
Through July 31, 2019 this super versatile, exclusive Share the Joy Bundle is available, while supplies last.  Of course you can also purchase just the stamps or the thin cuts.  

Think of all the ways these stamp icons will be used by you!  Not only cards and scrapbook pages, but these stamps would be great for teachers--whether you're a home educator or one in the neighborhood school.  πŸ˜‰ How will you use yours?  

Another awesome special available now through August 31 is the return of "Seaside." πŸ’–Bring Back My Pack—Seaside

BRING BACK MY PACK—SEASIDE

Seaside is back in a new, slimmed down paper packet! This paper packet features 6 paper sheets and a full 12″ × 12″ sticker sheet, giving you paper and stickers in the same pack!  Coordinating cardstock and an exclusive Stamp set is also available!  This collection will only be available through August 31, 2019, while supplies last, so order yours right away!

Thank you so much for visiting!  YOU are appreciated!  

I enjoy hearing from you and appreciate your business and support.  I look forward to helping you as you travel along life's journey celebrating relationships with all of YOUR papercrafting and memory keeping needs.  πŸ’–

Have a wonderful day!

Happy Papercrafting,