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Happy - Johanna Valayer December 14, 2018 07:00
Good Tidings - Day 10 of the 12 Days of Giveaways | Majken Pullin December 10, 2018 00:01 1 Comment
How pretty is this file?! It's very versatile, too. I immediately knew I wanted to create my layout title with it, but I also ended up using a couple of the other cut files for accents and a subtitle.
As with many families during the holidays, one of our traditions is going to find a fresh-cut tree and bringing it home. Then we put on lights and a garland before adding the ornaments. This photo was taken after the first stage of decorating.
After cutting the title, I also traced around the edges so I could cut the red cardstock to back my title letters. I also cut out the mistletoe leaves to include around around my letters.
I love the "Merry & Bright" phrase, and I used it to balance the bottom of my layout.
To frame my photo, I also weaved some varied strips of patterned paper and sewed a few for extra texture. Some ephemera, stickers, and enamel dots helped complete my layout. Now for the fun part so you can use this cut file yourself!
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So glad you stopped by today! And don't forget to come back tomorrow for another free cut file for the 12 Days of Giveaways.
Have a fun December!
Grateful | Majken Pullin November 23, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick fans! Majken here with you again today, and this week I'm sharing a layout that expresses how grateful I am for my two kids. Both had health issues when they were born, and because we are past all of the problems now, it makes me even more grateful.
I have used three cut files in my layout...can you spot them?
After cutting out the Grateful word and backing them with patterned paper, I popped up the title with 3D foam tape. I love adding that extra depth to layouts.
My collection came with a lot of great floral ephemera, and I added to that with the Flowers 6 file.
I also wanted to add some extra interest to the right of the aqua paper edge, so I cut out the scallop strip and adhered it before machine stitching.
I love all the ways you can use cut files with your projects, including around your journaling like I did below.
Cut files used:
Thanks so much for joining me on the JustNick Studio blog today. I hope you have a wonderful week, and for those in the US, enjoy your Thanksgiving!
Love Story | Marcia Dehn-Nix November 12, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick Studio friends!
Marcia here today. This week on the blog we are posting projects with the theme Thankful. I know with Thanksgiving approaching we are thinking about all the things we are thankful for; family, jobs, health ... My hubby just had surgery recently to repair a hernia (nothing too serious). I am thankful that I have had this wonderful man by my side for 35 years so I decided to scrap one of our wedding photos. (Don't laugh too much about my 80's hair and hat. lol. I converted the photo to black and white so you can't tell that his tux is baby blue)
To add some depth, I used the Stems 2 digital cut file as a stencil behind the rose clusters as well as under some fussy cut flowers.
Here are the digital cut files I used this week...
Thanks so much for stopping by today. Did I get you thinking about what you are thankful for?
LOVE | Monique Liedtke November 07, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick friends, it's Monique here, sharing a page about my daughter and our niece, which I created with one of the new November cut files "Feathers 4" cut file and the words cut file "Word 4". Here's the layout I created:
These are the cut files I used: Feathers 4
and this one: WORD 4
I just adore using feathers on my layout and am so happy Nicole designed so many of them! Here are a few close-ups of the feathers I cut:
Except for these cut files I also puled out one of the older scrapbook collections from my stash: "Stationery Noted" from Teresa Collins. I'm such a hoarder, but sometimes all my stash "overwhelms" me and I just need to use some of it. In this case I'm so glad I did, I really love the result.
Here's a close-up of the word "love" that I cut:
I really like these "open" words and had planned to back this one with some patterned paper, but when I held it above my layout to decide on which papers to use, I decided I really loved it better without backing. Would love to hear what you think?
One last photo and that's it:
Thanks again and wishing you happy cutting!
SO BLESSED | Nathalie DeSousa November 06, 2018 07:00
Nathalie with you today bringing you a new layout that uses a few of the beautiful JustNick Studio cut file designs to document my biggest blessings, my children!
To create the background i copy and welded the Fussy Foliage Background cut file a few times so that it fit the 12x12 format, and then drew an oval to crop it from the center of the page. The background was cut from white cardstock and then, I used Pink Paislee's Auburn Lane collection to back the larger leaves.
Next, to frame the oval center, the oval frame in the Gratitude cut file was copied and welded to form the frame in the page. This was cut from white cardstock, and attached to the page with a bit of foam adhesive.
A few flowers were fussy cut from papers from the collection, and then layered behind the picture. To bring some of the white from the frame and background, i used the the Grateful cut file to cut some of the leaves and layered them between the floral images.
A few small stickers and embellishments from the collection were added in small clusters around the picture. A small title was then added so that the focus remains the picture of my babies.
This layout took less than an hour to put together and I love how it all turned out! Remember to check all the cut files and all the new designs used in this page at the Just Nick Studio store. As always let me know if you have any questions on how this came together.
Summer memories - Johanna Valayer October 12, 2018 07:00 1 Comment
Hello Fall | Monique Liedtke September 19, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick friends! It's Monique here with you today and I'm so very happy I get to share my Fall layout with you! Fall is my favorite season and I had such a great time scrapping this page! I used a photo of my daughter, which she took herself for her Bookstagram account, hence a photo of her reading. I chose the beautiful "Leaf Cluster" cut file and used it as background:
Look how awesome the Leaf Cluster cut file looks like:
I used the Echo Park's "Celebrate Autumn" collection for my page and the "Autumn Floral" paper to cut out the leaf cluster. Initially I wanted to use the other side of Autumn Floral paper, but while building my page I decided the cut-out leaves looked much better using this side of the paper!
The cut out word "love" was still lying on my desk from one of the earlier pages I created and came from the "Valentine" cut file.
How I love Fall colors!
Wishing you happy scrapping!
Pumpkin Bowling | Marcia Dehn-Nix September 17, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick Studio friends!
Marcia here today kicking off some Fall inspiration for you. There are plenty of new Fall cut files in the on-line store. Today I used the new Fall Florals because it went so well with the Forever Fall collection from Simple Stories. I also had to use a pumpkin. Pumpkins are one of the first things I think of for fall. I love those pumpkin spice lattes. There are lots of fun family activities at the local pick your own pumpkin patch, from corn mazes to even ... Pumpkin Bowling! My cute nephew will show you how its done ...
For my title I like combining different fonts, colors, and textures to create an eye-catching title. Here I used the scripty word 'pumpkin' from the Feels Like Fall digital cut file and combined it with some chipboard alphas.
Here are the digital cut files I used today ...
Thanks so much for stopping by. Be sure to check out all the Fall digital cut files in the JustNick Studios store for documenting your Fall memories!
You are my happy | Monique Liedtke September 13, 2018 07:00
Hi everyone, it's Monique here with you today. For this week's "Words/Phrases" assignment I chose the "You are my happy" cut file as it was perfect to scrap these fun photos of my daughter posing in a huge Starbucks cup:
Last October my daughter went on vacation with her friends and was instructed to send me a lot of fun photos and this was one of them. As she adores coffees from Starbucks, both warm and cold, this "You are my happy" cut file was just what these photos needed!
The "Cream and Sugar" collection I used is from my favorite manufacturer "Doodlebug Design". I just love the bright colors, fun prints and the adorable die-cuts and doodle-pops in this collection.
I sized the cut file to fit my 12" x 12" paper and cut it from the "Sugar Doodles" paper. I love how it turned out:
To adhere the cut file on my page I used just a tiny bit of adhesive and added a little machine stitching here and there both so it won't fall off later-on and to add a bit of extra texture to my page.
This is it from me today. The "You are my happy" cut file is perfect for so many occasions, I'm sure I'll use it again and again. Don't forget to check out all the words and phrases cut files in the JustNick store. If you use one on your layout too then don't forget to share it either on our facebook page or tag us on Instagram!
Thank you so much for stopping by and wishing you happy scrapping!
You Make My Heart Smile | Marcia Dehn-Nix September 07, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick Studios friends!
Marcia here today. This week we are focusing on using the Words/Phrases in the JustNick Studio store. There are so many awesome phrases that could be used for titles. I wanted to scrap this fabulous photo of my son. Weekend vibes gave him such a great smile. I decided to use the You Make My Heart Smile cut file because seeing him smile makes me so happy.
Here is a closer look at my title. I cut it out twice, once with my pattern paper and again with a black cardstock. Layering the two really helps make that title pop.
Behind the title you can see the Star Background 5 digital cut file. I love stars for my guy layouts and the circles here repeat the circle pattern in the pattern paper on the left side of my layout. Those rings are delicate, be extra careful removing it from your mat.
Here are the digital cut files I used today ...
Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you have some fantastic weekend plans!
Sing | Niki Rowland August 13, 2018 07:00
Fly High / Leslie Berner August 06, 2018 07:00 1 Comment
This is the life | Monique Liedtke July 26, 2018 07:00
Hi everyone! It's Monique here today sharing a fun summer layout created with a couple of JustNick's cut files.
Last May my family and I spent a few days in Spain and one of the activities we undertook was walk (climb) to the cross on top of the "Sierra Helada" that towers over Benidorm. For me, this was anything but easy, untrained as I am, but I did it! (The kids and my hubby seem to do the climb with much less effort!) Of course my daughter took a "selfie" and so I could do a layout about this! Here's what I made:
For this page I used the "Around The World" cut files:
I cut out the globe in almost 12"x 12" size and used that for my background and built the rest of the page on top of it.
I used Doodlebug Design's "Sweet Summer" collection which I found just perfect for these travel cut files and my holiday photo.
Here a few close-ups of the other cut files I used from the "Around the World" bundle: first the tag with the word "vacation" cut out:
Next the "Right Here" cut file:
And last but not least, the Geo Tags:
I really love this set of cut files! They are so perfect to use for lots more of my travel photos!
Thank you so much for stopping by our blog to take a peek at my layout. If you use these cut files too, don't forget to share on our facebook page! I would love to see what you'll make!
Adorable Keychains! | Morgan Langley June 26, 2018 07:00
Hey crafty friends! Today I am using the cut files a little bit different and incorporating these wooden beads I found at the Dollar Store to make these adorable keychains or charms or a mini album or scrapbook!
I used the cut files "Spring Doodle Flowers", "Cactus Jack", and some extra hearts from "Hearts 2" that I used in my last mini album project.
I tied a knot at the end of my embroidery floss, strung my beads, decorated my 1 1/2 end circle with the cut files, paper punched holes in the bottom and top of the circle to string it onto the floss, and then tied on the keychain loop or mini binder ring!
You Wonderful Thing - Cathy Martin June 16, 2018 07:00
Hi everyone! It's June, can you believe it? I know some kids are already out of school, but here we still have a little ways to go, but that doesn't mean I can't break out all the fun summer colors for a layout! For this one I decided to use the Love Background file. I cut it from a phrase patterned paper and then backed the hearts with various patterns. I also put some yellow ink on my background to make my cut file pop! I grabbed a ton of different washi tapes and created a border for my layout that helped ground the layout but also give it a ton of pop and pattern! There was already so much going on that I didn't have to do much in the way of embellishing. I love the little metal "love" paper clip tucked into the cut file as well. Just a little extra something to add a fun element! Thanks so much for stopping by, and have an awesome day!
LOVE YOU | Nathalie DeSousa June 14, 2018 06:30
Nathalie with you today bringing a new layout that combines a few of the Just Nick Studio store's beautiful cut files to create a page all about how much i love my baby (and yes, he is our doggie!)
To create the background of this page, the new Funky Floral Background 2 was used. I isolated just one of the images, and then resize a few copies of the image to create the cascading flower look of the background.
To bring color and dimension to the page, I chose to back all teh flowers with papers from Paige Evans Pick Me Up collection, and then fold the emds of the petals, so that they create the illusion of real petals on the page.
To frame the picture in this layout, first i layered a few pieces of paper behind it, and then used the Ring Around My Heart background cut file to create a small cut out (from white cardstock and one of the collection's papers) that could be used as a layer/frame around the picture.
To create the title of this page, I chose to cut the "Love You" sentiment from the You Make My Heart Smile design from two different papers from the collection. Then glued them together with an offset, and prop them up with some foam adhesive on the layout.
Just love how easy and and colorful this page turned out. I love the cascading florals in the background and the color combination of the rest of the cut outs created with the beautiful Just Nick Studio cut files.
Stop by the JustNick store to check these cut files and the many more designs available.
Thanks for stopping by!
Accordion Mini Album! | Morgan Langley June 09, 2018 07:00
Happy | Niki Rowland May 31, 2018 07:00
Happy Girl - Cathy Martin May 25, 2018 08:13
Hi everyone, it's Cathy here and I'm back with another layout! So on my last blog post I used the Funky Floral Background and I cut it out of white card stock and created a stencil with it. Now since I used white card stock I didn't want to throw away the floral background, so I kept it, and this week I'm using it as my background file for my layout!
Since it was already sprayed in a rainbow of fun shimmery colors I didn't have too much work to do. I simply popped it up on foam and picked a funky watercolor inspired striped background. Since my last layout featured my daughter and I, I used a photo of my husband and daughter this time. I like the juxtaposition of using the same cut file twice to create layouts with different main subjects. Of course since there were so many bright fun colors being used it was easy to embellish the layout, and I had no issue using whatever icons I wanted!
Thanks so much for stopping by and taking a look, and I hope I've inspired your creativity. As always, have an awesome day!
Friendship | Morgan Langley May 22, 2018 07:00
Hey guys! Today I am sharing a layout that is a little different for me! I love watercoloring, but I usually keep it simple with a few splatters here and there. For this one though I cut the different stems from "Stems 2,4, and 5" (three cut files) and water colored away! I did a rainbow of coloring and mixed shades and amounts of water to get the look I wanted. While the paint was still wet I did splatters of darker/lighter colors or just water drips to make the paint spread. I love the way it turned out and it was SO fun and care free!
I added super minimal embellishments with some corresponding sequins, flowers, little birds, ladybugs, snails, etc. Then I used mixed letter stickers to create my title!
Thank you so much for stopping by! Pick up these unique stem cut files yourself and see what you can create! It's always fun to try something new!
Our Crazy Monster | Niki Rowland May 15, 2018 07:00 1 Comment
Free Spirit | Nathalie DeSousa May 14, 2018 07:00
Nathalie with you today, bringing you a bit of inspiration using the lovely JustNick Studio cut files. The weather has finally changed here in Canada, and Spring is in full swing. This is time for new beginnings, clear starts which inspired me to create this page about my little Goddaughter.
I had been eyeing the Mandalla background 1 for a while now, and decided to use it to create the background for this page. I chose to only cut a circle shape filled with the cutfile, so that it would pop off the page.
The negative part of the cut out was backed with the Royal paper from Maggie Holmes Flourish collection, and then followed by a large circumference of hand stitching -this just enhances the circle cut out-.
The cut out was then propped on the layout using a bit of foam squares. I placed the picture in the lower corner of the layout, and create a large cluster of flowers (all from the Flourish collection) around its bottom corner.
To create the title of this page, I used the Free Spirit cut file to cut the sentiment twice from white cardstock. Then the two cut outs were glued together, and a bit of gold watercolor was added on top of the words. These were then glued to the top of the circumference of the circle cut out.
Love how fast an easy was to put this page together. The delicate background brings lots of elegance to a simple every day picture. Hope this inspire you to check all the JustNick Studio digital cut files. There are so many new designs being added every week.
Let's Celebrate Mothers - Cathy Martin May 12, 2018 07:00
While I find it easy to take selfies, I find it can be a bit trickier to get a good picture of me with one of my little rugrats, so when I do get a chance I take what I can get! As much as I love documenting my children's moments, as well as my own, it always makes me smile when I can scrap a picture with us together. I want them to remember me, and it's important for us moms to sometimes get out from behind the camera and get in those pictures too!
For my layout I decided to cut out the Funky Floral Background cut file. I cut it out of white cardstock because I wasn't entirely sure what I wanted to do with it, but after it was all cut out I decided to use it as a stencil. This is another favorite technique and since I cut it with white paper I can still use the cut file on another layout! I sprayed over it with several different color mists, creating a bit of a rainbow effect. I'm not much of a rainbow girl, but I was soooooo happy with the end result. In order to showcase as much of the background as possible I used a large acetate sheet as my title so that you can still see behind it! For having no ideas when I started I am thrilled with the result!
Thanks so much for stopping by and taking a look-see today!
My Greatest Blessings Call Me Mom | Marcia Dehn-Nix May 09, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick Studio friends!
Marcia here today with a layout about my three greatest blessings. The most important and rewarding job I have is being a Mom to my kids. Let me tell you though, it hasn't been easy! I sometimes wish they were little again. Patching up skinned knees is way easier than helping patch a broken heart ... or sitting by a hospital bedside after a car accident. But love binds us together and I know I can get through anything with my kids by my side. So to celebrate Mom's week at JustNick Studios, I decided to scrap a recent photo of my kids with me from a recent camping trip at our favorite spot, Itasca.
I used the Mom digital cut file for the 'MOM' part of my title and alpha stickers for the rest. I love the little flowers and sprigs of leaves welded to the letters. It suits my outdoor photo. I backed the flowers with some pattern paper and then added some enamel dots for dimension.
I created clusters of embellishments on both sides of my photo. To reinforce the outdoor theme I cut some stems from the Stems 4 digital cut file to add to those clusters.
Here are the digital cut files I used today ...
Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a great week and for you Mom's, I hope your Mother's Day is fabulous.
Thankful for Mom | Morgan Langley May 06, 2018 07:00
Hey crafty friends! Today I am sharing a post for mom's week on the Just Nick blog using the "floral frames" cut file!
I love ALL the beautiful floral cut feels in the shop and all of them make great spring layouts! I started by cutting my frames and backing them with patterned papers from the "Turn the Page" collection. I love how much color this adds. I also watercolored my plain white background before adhering the frames with the packaging technique and some splatters! I tried to match the paint to colors in the collection!
Smile | Jen McMurtrey May 03, 2018 07:00
Hey JustNick friends! It's Jen today sharing a fun layout I created using one cut file, some white cardstock, and watercolors!
For this project, I used the Spring Fling Ring cut file with the My Mind's Eye On Trend 2 collection (one of my favorites).
I began by cutting the Spring Fling Ring and then used Prima watercolors to paint the flowers in colors that match the embellishments from the MME collection. I then added watercolors on the background paper to match the flowers.
I adhered the dried cut file to my card stock with foam squares and then added die cuts, brads, enamel dots, and the mirrored title.
You guys! This layout took me no more than one hour!! I love how colorful it is and the file looks so pretty with the watercolors.
Thank you for stopping by today! If you love this cut file as much as I, stop by the JustNick shop and grab one for yourself!!
Caravan Life | Under the Stars | Michelle Whorwood May 01, 2018 07:00
Here is my layout:
I really wanted to use this cut file and incorporate it with some recent pics of my girls at our caravan. The only issue was trying to fit the caravan file and the pics on the page! So I decided to include the photos within the caravan cut file itself and I loved how it turned out! I really wanted to use the stars and add them whimsically at the top of the page. I added in some stitching and left the strings flying in the wind so to speak.
Here is a close up:
Thank you for stopping by the blog today! I hope I have inspired you to use photos within your cut files for an interesting but different take on your layouts.
Awesome - Rachel Lowe: April 30, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick friends!
My layout today is all about bright, bold and fun! We have a new puppy named Honey and she is gorgeous although still chewing everything left unattended!!!!! So this super cute photo of her at the beach bumped a human on this layout!
I have used the wonderful Blocked Hearts cut file:
I re sized this to 11x11 inch and cut with my chosen patterned paper. I have used Crate Paper Good Vibes collection.
I attached the heart cut file to white card stock. I then fringe cut around the edge for interest. I added some random machine stitching around the frame.
How gorgeous is this photo of my new puppy making her self at home on my expensive towel at the beach, but I let her as I saw the photo opportunity!!!!
I framed my photo and further framed it with embellishments. Again adding some machine stitching to add texture.
I also added machine to some of the hearts and foam taped the negative cut files to create a 3D effect.
I created another feature embellishment cluster, layering and stitching again.
Even background cut files can be layered and height added if you use the negative (or the piece cut out but not a part of the cut file), by adding back in some of the hearts I have been able to create a background that has a 3D effect. By machine stitching on other hearts it adds even more visual interest. This cut file has really made this layout super fun!
Thank you for stopping by today and I hope this has inspired you to create a layout using a cut file and making it your own!
2 Girls & 2 Trikes | Cathy Martin April 28, 2018 08:00
Hi everyone! I'm excited to be back with another layout for JustNick and this layout is very special to me because it's the first one I have done using pictures from my childhood of my sister and I. The picture isn't very good quality, since it's a scan from an original photo from the 80's. Now because the picture isn't the best quality, I had to keep it small, so I needed a big, fun, bold background to take up the rest of the space! I ended up choosing the Sunburst Circle background cut file, because it reminded me of bicycle tires. Since the picture was so vintage I decided to go full on vintage with my paper choices and embellishments. I absolutely adore the final layout, and I hope you like it too! Thank you so much for stopping by!
Rain Rain Go Away | Niki Rowland April 21, 2018 07:00
Baby Violet | Michelle Whorwood | Peacock Feathers Background April 16, 2018 07:00
I had lots of fun creating this one. I first cut the cut file out on some pale teal cardstock and adhered it to the dark charcoal cardstock and stitched it in down. I love how the teal pops on the dark cardstock background. Stitching the cut file is also a really great technique for adding interest and texture but also as an adhesive to stick down the file to your page. I then bordered this whole piece onto some pale coral patterned paper.
I then started to build my page on top of the cut file. I love how using background cut files adds lots of fun to your page so I wanted to keep the embellishments clustered around my photo so you can see the beautiful file - it is almost like a wall paper to your page.
Here are some close ups:
The cut file is brand new in store so check it out!!Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today! I hope I have inspired you to create beautiful pages with the Just Nick background cut files.
Rainbows! | Morgan Langley April 15, 2018 07:00
I Just Can't Adult Today! layout - Rachel Lowe April 14, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick friends today I have a fun layout for you using two fab cut files!
I have used Rainy Days clouds and Rain Rain Go Away umbrella.
I have used the fun new collection by Dear Lizzy Stay Colorful.
I sized the cloud cut file so it would fill horizontally my 12x12 white base paper.
I then cut another using the trace function and cutting it solid in the sea green paper. I then used a wet glue to attach the outer cut file over the sea green paper.
I then did the same cutting process with one of the umbrella cut files, I again sized it to suit my layout.
I fussy cut the flowers from one of the papers and placed horizontally at the bottom of my page. I attached by sewing across the flowers but close to the edge so I could tuck embellishments into the flowers.
I then had fun playing with the die cuts from this collection to create a fun and whimsical scene to each side of my photo.
I love light boxes and this saying on the light box was just perfect for my daughter at that time.
I finished my layout off adding some butterflies, puffy stickers strawberries and hearts and 'good times ahead' sticker.
Thank you stopping by today and I hope this layout inspires you to create soon!
Spring Showers | Niki Rowland April 11, 2018 07:00
Party Every Day! | Morgan Langley April 07, 2018 07:00
Happy Birthday | Jen McMurtrey April 05, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick friends!
It's all about celebrations on the blog this week, so naturally I had to create a birthday-themed layout!
For this project I used the Banner Essentials and Let's Party cut files with the Pink Paislee Confetti Wishes collection.
I began by using the pink patterned paper and splattering gold, black, and white paint on it.
While the paint was drying, I used the Let's Party file to create the clusters of balloons in various sizes. Each of the balloons was backed with patterned paper from Confetti Wishes. Additionally, I used the numbers from Banner Essentials to cut 1-5, which I welded prior to cutting. I enlarged the number three and cut it out using patterned paper to make it more prominent.
Because there are so many patterns and colors on the layout, I stuck with a black and white photo so it wouldn't clash.
I clustered several die cuts and chipboard embellishments around the photo for added color and dimension.
Last was the gold Thickers title with gold circles and hearts throughout the project.
In the bottom-right corner I added Abby's initials and the date followed by a doodled border around the layout.
The finished layout is bright and cheery and captures the fun we had that day.
Thank you for visiting today and I hope you are inspired to create. Be sure to visit the JustNick store for these and many other wonderful designs!!
Happy Together | Let's Party | Michelle Whorwood April 03, 2018 07:00
Hi everyone, Michelle Whorwood here with a new layout showcasing the 'celebrations' theme. I decided to be a bit creative here and do a layout based on my girls saying they were swinging as high as a floating helium balloon and featuring the 'balloons' from the Let's Party cut file set. Here is my page:
I first enlarged the balloons and strings and replicated them so I had 5 balloons. I then added different patterned papers to the negative spaces in the balloons. I then added my photos of my girls on the swings at the bottom of the bunch so it looks like the balloons are taking them away up into the sky!
Here are some close ups:
I hope you are enjoying our celebrations inspired pages this week! Keep checking back for more inspiration from the other designers as the week goes on!
Hoppy Easter - Cathy Martin March 28, 2018 08:00
Hey everyone! March is winding down and with Easter only a few days away I thought I would share a hoppy layout with you. Whenever I make a layout about Easter I always think of fun colours and florals, so I really wanted to incorporate lots of fun patterns in my page. I used the Half Shell Background 2 and cut it out of white cardstock. It just screamed EGGS to me! I'm not even sure if the cut file is supposed to be eggs, but I thought it was a perfect fit, and it had lots of spaces for me to back with lovely papers. I used a combination of papers and products from Paige Evans Turn the Page as well as lots of stuff from my stash.
40 | Crop Circle Background | Michelle Whorwood March 22, 2018 07:00
Hi everyone, Michelle Whorwood back here again with a new layout featuring one of the fun background cut files in store, the Crop Circle Background. It is a super cool circle design that can be used on multiple of scrapbooking themes.
Here is my layout
I cut the cut file out on an ombre style patterned paper as it gave the file interest, and colour without being too busy! I then themed my embellishments. to match in with the colours in the cut file which is another popular technique right now!
Here are some close ups:
Cut file used:
I hope you have enjoyed my layout share today!
Stitched Clouds | Morgan Langley March 21, 2018 07:00
Hey guys! Today I am sharing a layout I created using the "Cloudy Day" cut file!
First I cut my file on card stock, adhered it, backed it with pattern paper from Maggie Holmes "Carousel" collection and then stitched around the clouds! Hand stitching is time consuming, but I love the look it creates!
Then to embellish! I used stickers and pieces from the same collection and added some sequins and buttons. I liked how the kites in this collection coordinating with the airy clouds!
Thank you for stopping by and check out the store for some new spring cut files for all your scrappy projects!
Enjoy The Moment | Nathalie DeSousa March 20, 2018 07:00
Hello Friends and Fans!
Nathalie with you today bringing you a bit of Spring ( trust me we have seen too much snow and cold here in Canada) to your day. There are so many new designs available in the Just Nick Studio store, that it was so easy to create this page.
Since i wanted to break from all the snow, i chose to use vanilla cardstock as the base for this page. Next I used the Pretty Pinwheels background to create the background of this page. All the pinwheels were backed using papers from Studio Calico's Bookmarked kit (March 2018), and a bit of foam adhesive.
Before adding the background to the page, a little bit of Vicki Boutin's art crayon was added around the placement of the picture. Then the piece of the background was attached on a bit of a slant so that there is a bit of movement to the page.
To decorate the picture, i added a few elements from the kit, and a few fussy cut floral motifs from one of the papers included in the kit (I love them!). Then just added a few lines of journal at the bottom of the picture.
The title of this page was created using the Enjoy The Moment cut file and a few of the kit's papers. The two cut outs were glued together with a bit of an offset, and then propped on the page with some foam adhesive. Just a few drops of gold ink, and a few fussy cut butterflies finish this page.
I love how this page turned out, and how easy it was to put together using a few of the store's cut files. Stop by the Just Nick Studio store to check the weekly new designs and all the previous ones, too. As always let me know if you have questions on how this came together.
Where the Fun Stuff Happens | Niki Rowland March 19, 2018 07:00
Set Fire to the Rain | Rainy Days | Michelle Whorwood March 18, 2018 07:00
Firstly, I loved the cute flowers in the Spring Doodle flowers cut file so I cut out some on white cardstock.and then added some patterned papers to the negative spaces and layered them like a little bunch of florals as an embellishment cluster at the corner of my photo.
I loved the cut file of the clouds with the rain drops and really wanted to use it with this photo of my BFF and I at the Adele concert where it literally rained the entire time and we were totally soaked. Adele rocked it in the rain with us and the concert was amazing!! I backed the cut file in some blue patterned paper with the tiny dots and then added my title to it using the song title 'Set Fire to the Rain' which was amazing in concert in the freakin rain! Super cool.
Cut files I used:
I totally enjoyed creating this layout with these two cut files! I hope you have enjoyed my share today xx
Happy Cards! | Morgan Langley March 04, 2018 07:00
Hey crafty friends! Today I am sharing some fun and simple cards I created using the "Love you More" cut file!
I used the Pink Pasilee "Turn the Page" collection for simple embellishing and they are ready to send a positive note to a friend or loved one!
Thank you so much for stopping by and make sure to check out this adorable cut file in the Just Nick shop!
Cherish | Marcia Dehn-Nix February 28, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick Studio friends!
Marcia here today and I think I must have Spring Fever. I feel like it's been forever since I scrapped a really girly layout. Sometimes I just want to scrap pink flowers and yellow butterflies and imagine that Spring is just around the corner, especially when it's snowing outside (again!). I found the pretty Boho Florals 3 and the Stems 5 and created a gorgeous cluster to ground my photo.
To add color behind my white cut files, I watered down some acrylic paint and painted a line of yellow, orange, and pink across my page and then tapped my paper to make the paint run. Then I added a few paint splatters and some stamped butterflies and I had a beautiful background!
To make my flowers and stems more interesting I added sequins to the center of the pink flowers and drew some lines on the leaves with a marker.
The paint and the grey leaf stems help make the white floral cut file pop instead of blending into the background.
Here are the digital cut files I used today ...
I hope the rest of your week is fabulous! Take care.
You Make My Heart Smile - Cathy Martin February 25, 2018 07:00
Hey all, it's Cathy and I'm back with another layout to share with you! This time I decided to use a cut file as a mask and use some spray mist to spray over it. This isn't really a new or different technique, but it's one that I've used several times before and I love the end results.
So for my layout I used the You Make My Heart Smile cut file. This file actually comes with several different phrases and I cut 3 of them out, though I only used 2 for my page, but I just tucked the other one aside for another time! I used a spare piece of cardstock that I had laying around, since I wasn't worried about keeping the file after I had sprayed it, though you could cut if from white cardstock and then keep the altered file for another project, kind of a two for one deal!
Since my spray title took up one side of my layout I used a bunch of patterned paper strips to fill the other side. I dug into my stash and scraps and used up some older papers that I had been wanting to use for a while. This was a great way to really use up lots of papers that are just laying around. I didn't need much in the way of embellishments since the title and papers were already so bold!
Thank you so much for stopping by and taking a look, and don't forget to check out the shop for lots of amazing designs!
Ready. Set. Golf. | Jaclyn Rench February 20, 2018 07:00
Hi Just Nick friends! It's Jaclyn joining you on the blog today with something I don't share very often and that's a boy page. I often default to florals, pink and basically anything feminine and pretty when I'm paper crafting. However, my boys have been a bit under respresented in my albums, as of late, so I knew I needed to stray from my comfort zone and reach for something a lot less girly!
Lucky for me, Just Nick cut files come in a wide range of themes and styles. A quick scan of my library of digital cut files, was just the inspiration I needed for this masculine page!
One can quickly decipher from the title and photo that the theme of this page is golf. While I didn't want to go completely literal in my design interpretation, I thought that a circular design would be a nice compromise.
I quickly landed on the Radioactive cut file. I figured this design would help subtly reinforce my page theme and I knew I could create a fun look by filling the negative portions of the design with an array of patterns and colors.
I wasn't wrong! I love the movement and interest these elements add to my layout. I sized the cut file to three different circumferences - cutting each from white cardstock. I filled in a random spattering of the negative spaces with scraps of patterned paper and placed the cut designs in a visual triangle surrounding my photo.
I added even more texture and fun by using a number of different embellishments, both round and star shaped, to dress up my cut designs.
As you might notice, the two smaller diecut pieces have been added to the page with foam adhesive. However, I chose to leave the largest one flat, so that I could overlap both my photo and page title on top. Doing so connects all the pieces of the page and really ties all of the different elements together.
Do you lean towards more feminine or masculine products when you craft? Either way, I hope this page inspires you! The Radioactive design could take on a whole new look, simply by switching out the colors and patterns.
Cut file used:
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