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Homemade Sunshine by Sophie Delorme July 22, 2021 07:00

Hello Just Nick friends!

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today and I am sharing another cute summery layout !

 

 

I used the “Cool Treats” that was just released recently on the shop !

 

 

I cut it twice on white cardstock and really made it the main element on my page !

 

I used a thick white cardstock as my base and played with watercolors to create a mixed media background.

 

I used a Carta Bella Paper collection named “Summer” for this page. I backed each treat with all sorts of patterned papers from the collection.

 

 

I also used velum on top of pink cardstock for the popsicle next to my photo on the left.

 

 

I created an ice cream cone with craft cardstock that I embossed with an embossing plate. Looove this effect !

 

 

I mounted some of the treats on adhesive foam for more dimension.

 

I embellished my page with a few floral stickers and created a banner on the top right side of my photo.

 

 

Finally, I handwrote my journaling and added many beautiful Pinkfresh Studio Jewels for a bit of sparkle !

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love the result ! I hope you do too and that my page could inspire you ! A cut file is the best way to get started with a layout, as it dictates so easily the design !

 

Thanks for stopping by !

 

Until next time,

 

Sophie xx

 

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Memory Planner | Patricia July 20, 2021 06:00

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Hello Friends!  Today I'd like to share a spread in my memory planner from Heidi Swapp Storyline Chapters Inserts using the new Sunshine and Live in the Moment cut files and an older one called File Folders.

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I have a few more ideas of how to use these folders in my memory planner and may just give them a try and share more later.  For this project, after ungrouping the design and resizing the today folder, I duplicated, mirrored it and then weld it to make a folder.  I just had to make sure that 'today' was upside down on the bottom part of my cut file.  

I used just the 'sunshine' cut file on the left to fill up space over pattern paper.  This was in February and it was chilly for us.  Using the cut file with the puffy alphas and stickers helped take the place of just journaling that it was cold.  Makes it a little more cheerier especially since this was Valentine's week.

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For my folder on the right, I backed the 'today' to stand out with the same pattern paper from the left side, and then filled up the front with lots of embellishments and stamps to create a blocked or grid look.

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I used more pattern paper on the inside and then used the 'live in the moment' cut file over it with more embellishments.  For the top, I printed a 4x6 photo, traced, trimmed and adhered.

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Thanks so much for stopping by!  Will be back with more inspiration using the File Folders and more cut files in my memory planner to share.


Beach Vacation | Majken Pullin July 16, 2021 07:00 1 Comment

Hello everyone!  Majken here today with you to share another Summer project during Summer weeks.  I have a very beach-y vacation layout today.

Doesn't it just make you think of warm breezes, sunshine, and cool waves?

I cut the "BEACH" from Beach Sand Surf on my Cameo in white textured cardstock and backed the open parts of the cut file with the ombre paper.  Then I machine stitched around all the letters in the word.

I cut the letters for "VACATION" out from Outline Alpha and backed those letters from the reverse of the same ombre paper to stack below on the left side of the layout. 

And I tucked little bits of ephemera and stickers around the letters.

I created a border along the bottom of the page to mimic water.

I put my photo area to the right of "VACATION" and sprinkled a few enamel dots to create a visual triangle.  And my journaling fit underneath my photo area.

I hope you have some fun summer memories to scrapbook - go check out the JustNick Studio store for all kinds of fun, summer cut files!

Here's a look at the cut files used in today's project:

Beach Sand Surf

Outline Alpha

Have a great summer!

Majken

Majken Pullin

 


Summer Vacation | Valeska Guimaraes July 14, 2021 07:00

Hello JustNick friends!

Valeska here today with a new 12x12 layout with two beautiful cut files  available in the JustNick store. 

Summer is already here and we are so excited about it, are you?

I combined two new designs in this layout.

One of them is the Makin Waves cut file that I use in the whole page and the other one is Hello Summer 2  for my title.

First of all, I made a watercolor background in a white cardstock and let it dry.

Then I cut my waves from another white cardstock and cut the same design again from a patterned paper but in this time I used the offset tool of my Studio Program in 0.2 cm distance. This allowed me to increase the margin of the design and achieve this outline effect in the white cut out.

Then, I glued the white cut out in the patterned paper cut out. With some of the cut outs from the patterned paper that were loose, I added some 3d foam adhesive to create some dimension in my layout, and curled the ends of the cut outs giving it more movement.

I stitched around the circle and started to added some die cuts flowers and others embellishments. I used Sunkissed collection from Cocoa Vanilla Studios and an acrylic sun glasses from Thata Scrapbooking.

Then I used the new Hello Summer 2 to create a title in the middle of my page. I separated the cut file with the release compound path tool in my Studio Program and made two cuts from it. One of them I cut from an offset from a vellum paper and the other one, I cut the title from a stripe patterned paper.

Hope you enjoy and create beautiful projects with the new JustNick summer designs available in the store. Every week there are new cut files for you to be inspired by.

Have a wonderful week.


Hello Summer Layout | Yarelys Rodriguez July 7, 2021 07:00

Hey there JustNick friends! Hope you are having a wonderful day! Yarelys here to share with you a new layout.
 
For this layout I used the Hello Summer 2 and Sundial cut files, which will be in the store soon.
 
I cut three of the Sundial cut file and backed with the Color Study collection from Vicki Boutin. Then I paint my background and the Hello Summer cut file.
 
Now it’s time to build my layout! I glued the cut files and my photo, for this I used adhesive foam to give them dimension. Then I fussy cut some of the circles of the vellum paper from the Color Study collection and glued them. To finish my layout I added die-cuts and stickers.
 I love how this layout turned out. Hope you all like it and get the inspiration to create beautiful things. Be sure to stop by the JustNick store and check the new cut files. Thanks for stopping by.
 
Have a lovely day!
 
Yarelys xx

Mmmmm Ice Cream | Majken Pullin June 22, 2021 07:00

Hello everyone and welcome to the JustNick Studio blog!  Majken here with you today, and I'm sharing a "sweet" layout.  Let's take a look:

Does this lovely cut file make you hungry for some ice cream?  I cut out the Ice Cream cut file in white textured cardstock and then backed it with shimmer brown cardstock and patterned paper. Dark brown enamel dots for chocolate chips...yum!  And I machine stitched around the ice cream and throughout the cone for some fun texture.

For the title of my sweet layout, I used the very cute Doodle Alphabet and cut out all my letters with white textured cardstock as well.  I backed the first part of the title with the lighter part of an ombre patterned paper.

And then I backed the remaining part of my title with the darker part of the ombre patterned paper.

I created some tags for my photos and tied them together for a very mini-tag album!

I put journaling in the center of my title and added a bow and some other little touches.

Here are the cut files I used!

Ice Cream

Doodle Alpha

I hope this inspires you to create some fun elements for your past and future ice cream outings!  Please share with us on Instagram using #justnickstudio tag.  We would love to see them!

Have a great week.

Majken

Majken Pullin


Magic ! | Sophie Delorme June 17, 2021 07:00

Hello JustNick friends!

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today and I am sharing a 8,5” x 11” layout !

 

 

I rarely do this size of page ! I used the beautiful “Floral Burst Background” cut file.

 

 

I backed each petal with patterned papers from an exclusive Hip Kit Club kit from March 2021. I added adhesive foam behind it and placed it on the right side of my page.

 

 

I machine stitched around my white cardstock with yellow thread and backed the whole page with a soft blue patterned paper.

 

I printed my photo in black and white so that both my photo and the beautiful cut file would stand out.

 

I added a floral cluster with die cuts from the same kit on the bottom of the cut file, placed a few phrase stickers on the top left where I stamped the date, and handwrote my journaling.

 

Here are a few close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple and sweet !

 

I hope you can find some inspiration with this page today !

 

Until next time,

 

Sophie xx

 

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YOU & ME | Nathalie DeSousa June 13, 2021 07:00

Hello everyone!

Nathalie here with a new layout using Just Nick Studio's gorgeous cut files.  I am so happy to be back for a new term with this team, and working with Nicole's designs and a new amazing group of ladies.  Today, I wanted to use some of the new designs  to create a simple and clean design.

 

 

I used the new  PRETTY SWAG cut file to create the large floral die cuts from white cardstock.  These were three times at different sizes, so that they form  the large swag from the top to bottom of the page.

 

 

 

I combined papers from Pinkfresh Studio's latest collections to create my page, and decided to add a few more pieces to the clusters -as a way to bulk them up-.  For this, I used the STEMS 4 cut file to cut a few extra leaves and branches and glued them around the large floral cluster.

 

 

 

To finish the page, I added a simple title and a few gems around the clusters  just to add a pop of shine!

 

 

Remember to check all the new designs that are available in the shop.  You will love all that Nicole is adding to Just Nick Studio shop.   
XO

Live Life In Full Bloom Layout | Yarelys Rodriguez June 10, 2021 07:00

Hey there JustNick friends! Yarelys here to share with you my first layout as a member of the JustNick Design Team!

For this layout I used the Floral Cluster and Basketweave Background 2 cut files.

I started my layout by painting the Basketweave Background cut file. For this I used three different tones of pink to make an ombre effect. I also did some mixed media for my background. While my background dried, I backed the Floral Cluster cut files with two papers from the March Hip Kit.
 
Once my background dried, I glued the cut files and my photo. I also added some floral die cuts, my title, puffy stickers and epoxy flairs.
 
I love how this layout turned out. Hope you all like it and get the inspiration to create beautiful things. Be sure to stop by the JustNick store and check the new cut files. Thanks for stopping by.
 
Have a lovely day!
 
Yarelys xx
 
 
 
 

 


Hello | Majken Pullin June 9, 2021 07:00

Hello lovely crafty people, Majken here with you today as a returning design team member for JustNick Studio.  I'm so excited to be back with you for another year! 

Today I have a 12x12 layout to share with you celebrating my 21st anniversary with my husband last month.  We were over-the-moon to be going out for a dining experience at one of our favorite restaurants.  Take a look!

I first decided to use hearts from the Sentiments 1 cut file to layer tone-on-tone as my background and cut them on my Silhouette Cameo 4 in various sizes.

I chose a patterned paper to cut at an angle along the bottom for my title and journaling strips as well as a partial mat for my photo and butterflies!  I created an offset of the butterflies from Sentiments 1 in two sizes and then cut them multiple times so I could layer with different patterned papers.

I cut "hello" from Sentiments 1 for my title in patterned paper and a layer of chipboard to create dimension.

I used the scallop strip from Borders 1 to layer underneath my angled edge and sewed on my layout as well.

Here are the two cut files I used on my project today!

Sentiments 1

Borders 1

Thanks so much for joining me today on the blog!  Visit the JustNick store for a huge selection of great cut files for all your crafting, and join us on Instagram where you can share your projects with us too. 

Have a great week!

Majken

Majken Pullin


Special Bond | Sophie Delorme June 3, 2021 07:00

Hello JustNick friends!

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today with a new layout to share:

 

 

I used a beautiful cut file from the store named “Leafy Floral”:

 

 

As you can see it is a background cut file but I decided to use it in pieces.

 

I started my layout with a white cardstock as my base. I applied a little bit of aqua watercolor on it. Then, I teared three strips of patterned papers from the lovely Carta Bella Paper “Oh Happy Day” collection to create 3 horizontal lines, on which I did a zig zag stitch with white thread.

 

 

I used a 3x4” card for my journaling that I placed between the two black and white photos of me and my sweet Sabrina.

 

 

At the base of the photos, I created a big floral cluster. That’s where I used numerous leaves that I cut out of the beautiful cut file. I adhered only the base of them to create more dimension. I love that the watercolor background shows softly behind the leaves.

 

 

I added my title and scattered some Nuvo Drops around the page as the finishing touch.

 

Here are more close-ups.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How I like the result!

 

Don’t hesitate to cut into your cut files or modify them to fit with your design.

 

I hope this has give you new ideas to try!

 

Thank you for stopping by, I wish you a great crafty day!

 

Sophie xx

 


Sweet Bloom | Sophie Delorme May 28, 2021 07:00

Hey JustNick friends!

 

It’s Sophie here with a new layout to share!

 

 

I used the beautiful Butterfly Border cut file for my page.

 

 

I cut it on white textured cardstock with my cutting machine. I separated it in two parts; the top three butterflies are attached together as well as the bottom two.

 

I used a beautiful Mintay Paper collection named “Beauty in Bloom” on this page. I backed each butterfly with papers from this collection.

 

I traced a smaller butterfly by hand on velum, cut it and placed it on each cut file butterfly. It adds dimension in a very soft way. I also hand stitched on the body of each butterfly and created a little embroidery floss bow.

 

 

For my background, I added a few touches of pastel watercolors.

 

I created my title with some Pinkfresh Studio alphabet dies.

 

 

I embellished around my photo with flowers cut out of a few patterned papers and handwrote my journaling on a journaling card.

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What a soft and delicate page! This cut file is so perfect! It looks like the butterflies are flying away!

 

I hope you felt inspire today! Thank you for stopping by!

 

Sophie xx

 

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Love | Majken Pullin May 17, 2021 07:00

Hello and welcome crafty friends!  Majken here with you today sharing a new layout with the lovely Spring Swag cut file.  Here is my project:

Today I kept my project simple.  I started with a soft pink patterned paper as my base, and then I spritzed a few drops around the layout. 

While it dried, I cut the Spring Swag cut file out of textured white cardstock.  I decided not to back the cut file, but for some dimension, I popped up the edges while adhering the middle of the cut file directly to the background. I put a dot of adhesive to stick the vellum bird ephemera to the leaf.

I knew I wanted to tuck my photo above the center of the swag.  I layered it with some other patterned paper and ephemera first.

I used the Love ephemera to create a title area. And I love that sweet bow that frames the photo area.

A few sequins, stickers, and ephemera completed my project!

The Spring Swag cut file is gorgeous!

Spring Swag

Head over to grab your spring cut files today, and don't forget to share your projects with us on Instagram using #justnickstudio!

I hope you are having a good spring. 

Majken


Happy As Can Be | Majken Pullin May 5, 2021 07:00

Hello, hello crafty friends!  Majken here with you today to share a pretty background cut file released just last month called Floral Filigree Background. It is in the style of a flower and reminds me of tile or a quilt, and you can do a lot with it! Here is my layout:

I enlarged the cut file to about 11"x11" and cut it from white textured cardstock using my Silhouette Cameo.  I chose several colors on the B sides of some patterned papers from American Crafts Paige Evans Wonders collection. And then I randomly backed each of the filigrees.

Once each filigree had patterned paper behind it, I adhered it to another sheet of white textured cardstock, and the layout came together quickly and easily.

I layered my photo with some patterned paper and ephemera.

I used some stickers for the centers of many of the filigrees.

And I used one of the tags as the title for my layout.

You could also use the cut file as a template for inking or other media.  I know it would look amazing! 

Here is a look at the Floral Filigree Background cut file:

And there are many other beautiful background cut files to choose from for all sorts of different projects, so definitely check them out in the JustNick Studio store.  And don't forget to share your projects with us on Instagram with #justnickstudio.

Thanks for stopping by today...have a wonderful week!

Majken

Majken Pullin


Dream Big by Sophie Delorme April 28, 2021 07:00

Hey friends !

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today with a new layout to share !

 

 

It’s Spring time and it is the theme of my page !

 

I used the new Spring Floral 1 and Spring Floral 2 cut files.

 

 

 

I decided to place them as three flower bouquets hanging down above my photo.

 

I cut them on white cardstock and backed them with the beautiful Echo Park Paper collection named “Salutation no.1”

 

 

I used a thick white cardstock as my base and played with watercolors to create a little green and blue mixed media background beneath were I planned to place my photos. I also added many tiny colored splatters that matched my color scheme.

 

I printed my photos in black and white. They are cute moments between Sabrina and our dog Fiona playing together during the pandemic lockdown. I added adhesive foam behind my photo and a strip of blue patterned paper to ground it.

 

 

I created a little floral cluster on the right lower side of the photos as a recall from the bouquets, and added a journaling card for my handwritten journaling.

 

I decorated the three bouquets with flowers and leaves die cuts from the same Echo Park collection and punched three bows out of patterned paper placed at the base of each bouquet.

 

 

Finally, I scattered many beautiful Pinkfresh Studio Crystal Mix as the final touch.

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I looove this Spring feel so much !

 

I hope you felt inspired by this layout and those gorgeous cut files ! Check out the store for many more beautiful cut file ideas and inspiration !

 

Sophie xx

 


Hello Spring | Majken Pullin April 21, 2021 07:00 1 Comment

Hello cut file fans - so glad you could visit the JustNick Studio blog today!  Majken here with you to share a layout using two cut files for a Spring-themed project. My layout today features a pretty photo of a rainbow!

How sweet is this camera cut file from the Stay Focused set? I cut it out using white textured cardstock and backed it with several patterned papers from Pink Paislee while I let the watercolor drops on the background white textured cardstock dry.

I fussycut several flowers to sprinkle on top of the cut file too for additional dimension and texture.

I wanted to use the "spring" Thicker in the title, so I combined it with the "hello" from Hello Spring:

Some stickers and enamel dots complete the layout!

Here are the cut files I used in today's project:

I hope your spring is a happy one! Please do share your spring projects using JustNick Studio cut files with us and tag us with #justnickstudio so we can see! You can see many spring cut files here.

Have a wonderful day!

Majken

Majken Pullin


Sweet Kitty | Majken Pullin April 8, 2021 07:00

Hello crafty friends! Majken here with you today to share a sweet layout using the JustNick Studio Floral Cluster 1 cut file. This is our sweet kitty, Oreo:

I began this layout by cutting out the Floral Cluster 1 from white textured cardstock. I decided that instead of backing the flowers with patterned paper, that I would put subtle brushes of ink behind them for a soft look.

I took matching Distress Oxide inks and brushed in circles lightly underneath the cut file.  The larger flowers have Fired Brick and the smaller flowers have Speckled Egg and Stormy Sky, while the leaves have Evergreen Bough.  When I was done, I spritzed a few drops of the ink mixed with water and let it dry.  Then I spritzed water on the ink and patted it with a paper towel. Finally, I spritzed some shimmer ink on top.

I layered some patterned paper strips from Cocoa Vanilla Studio along the left edge of the layout.  Next, I adhered the photo under the cut file slightly and wrote some journal strips.  I completed the layout with some sequins and a few pieces of ephemera, including that adorable corduroy heart. I combined two sets of alphabet stickers for my title.

Here is the Floral Cluster 1 cut file:

Floral Cluster 1

Inks are a great way to create a soft background behind cut files, and I hope this inspires you to try this technique!  If you do, be sure to share it with us on Instagram using #justnickstudio.

Thanks for visiting today...have a great day!

Majken


Stay Amazing by Sophie Delorme April 6, 2021 07:00

Hello crafty friends !

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today with a new layout to share !

 

I used the beautiful “Stay Focused” cut file that I cut on white cardstock with my cutting machine.

 

 

 

I backed this cute camera with aqua cardstock and some patterned papers printed at home from a Felicity Jane digital collection.

 

I made sure to pop some elements of the cut file, like the lens of the camera, with adhesive foam for more dimension.

 

 

Before adhering it to my page, I created a light watercolor background and added a few splatters of watercolor paint in colors that matched my paper collection. My photo was quite neutral so I printed it in color. I added tissue paper and adhesive foam behind it and a teared piece of pink polka dot paper that I tucked under the photo, on its right side.

 

I also fussy cut two white frames from the same Felicity Jane collection and placed them on the left side of the photo.

 

My title is a mix of the same “Stay Focused” cut file (for the word “Stay”) and a Simple Stories Cardstock sticker for the word “Amazing”. As you noticed, I did a little bit of doodling with a fine tip black pen on the word stay and on the camera.

 

 

Finally, I simply added a few fussy cut flowers and leaves around the photo and cut file, handwrote my journaling and stamped the date.

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope that I could inspire you today and that you like this page !

 

Visit the Just Nick Studio shop to see all the amazing choices of cut files. It’s a great way to get you started and inspired to create a page !

 

Thank you for stopping by today, and happy crafting !

 

Sophie xx

 

 


Love You | Heart to Heart cut file | Sophie Delorme March 24, 2021 07:00

Hello !

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today with a new layout to share !

 

My assignment this week was to create a more masculine layout.

 

 

I used the “Heart to Heart” background 2 cut file for my design and a sweet photo of my teenager holding our dog.

 

 

I used a thick white cardstock for my background and played with Shimmerz paints and watercolors to add some blue mixed media where I planned to put the cut file.

 

I cut the cut file on white cardstock and backed the hearts with different patterned papers from the Pinkfresh Studio “Be You” collection. I also hand stitched around a few hearts with blue embroidery floss.

 

 

I added adhesive foam to the back of the entire cut file before adhering it to the page. I also added tissue paper, adhesive foam and a chipboard frame to my photo.

 

I teared two strips of patterned paper that I put on the bottom of the page to ground the whole design.

 

I added my title, fussy cut leaves out of patterned paper and a few other embellishments and hand wrote my journaling.

 

 

Here are more close-ups.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope that I could inspire you with this page today. There are so many options of cut files in the Just Nick Studio store and many of them can be used for more masculine pages.

 

Thank you for passing by today and happy creating !

 

Sophie xx

 

 


Dream My Little Angel | Sophie Delorme March 12, 2021 07:00

Hello Crafty friends !

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today with a new layout to share !

 

 

I used the Fall Foliage 2 cut file for this page.

 

 

I started with a thick white cardstock as my base, and applied an Inklingz from Shimmerz Paints using the packaging technique where I planned to put my cut file.

 

I cut the cut file on white cardstock and placed it to create 2/3 of a wreath on the left side of my page.

 

I backed the leaves of the cut file with the beautiful Felicity Jane digital collection named Hanna. I put adhesive foam behind the cut file before adhering it to the page. I love the subtle dimension it creates, and the soft effect of white on white. Perfect for a winter page !

 

 

Then, I backed my photo with tissue paper, patterned paper and adhesive foam, and I fussy cut plenty of floral ephemeras from the same Felicity Jane collection to embellish my page.

 

 

My title is a mix of Thickers and stickers from my stash.

 

I hand wrote my journaling and stamped the date.

 

 

This layout came together in no time at all ! Using a big cut file really dictates the design of the page and makes it a very easy process !

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope that I inspired you with this page today,

 

Thank you for passing by !

 

Sophie xx

 


Adorable | Majken Pullin March 10, 2021 07:00

Hello everyone!  Majken here with you today on this almost-spring day.  Today I have a sweet baby layout to share with you using the brand new Floral Banner cut file.  Let's take a look.

I sprinkled a little blue watercolor spatters onto my background paper.  While that dried, I cut the banner from white textured cardstock and then backed the banner and the flowers with patterned paper from Cocoa Vanilla Studio.

I wanted to additional dimension for the layout, so I used a chipboard title on top of the pretty banner.  I tucked the photo under the banner slightly after layering some matching patterned paper underneath it.

I also love the butterflies, so I fussycut a few!

I added some ephemera and enamel dots.

Here is the gorgeous new cut file I used for this scrapbook layout.

Floral Banner

You can use this pretty banner for so many projects!

I hope you have a great week.

Majken

Majken Pullin


Forever Happy | Winter Florals | Sophie Delorme February 15, 2021 07:00

Hello all !

 

It’s Sophie here and I have another layout to share !

 

 

This time I used the gorgeous Winter Florals cut file that was just released in January !

 

 

I created a page with a photo of my sweet daughter outside in the snow, and the Mintay collection “Winterland” was just perfect for that.

 

I used a woodgrain paper for my background and thought that cutting the cut file on white cardstock would stand out really well. I cut the woodgrain paper 10 x 12 inches to leave a space on the left of the page to add a blue paper strip and white cardstock.

 

I cut the Winter Florals a few times in different sizes with my cutting machine and left them completely white. No colouring, and no backing with patterned paper. Instead, I created a huge floral and leaves cluster on the bottom right corner of my photo. I made sure to adhere only the base of the cut files so that the leaves would be free of movement. It adds a lot of dimension to the page.

 

 

I added fussy cut leaves, winter flowers and poinsettias to that cluster, many of them with adhesive foam, and I love the overall result !

 

I splattered droplets of white acrylic paint to the background to mimic snow. My title is a combination of Pink Paislee stickers and exclusive foam stickers from Hip Kit Club.

 

Finally, I used a beautiful frame cut out of patterned paper from the same Mintay collection and used it to hand write my journaling, and decorated it with a lovely fussy cut bird.

 

 

I love the winter feel to that page ! Using cut files like this really doesn’t have to be complicated ! I didn’t alter them at all, just used them as they are ! But it really gives to the layout that little extra special addition that makes it a piece of art !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope you were inspired by this cut file and my page today !

 

I’ll see you soon !

 

Sophie xx

 


Love You | Majken Pullin February 8, 2021 07:00

Hello lovely crafty friends!  Majken here with you today to share a Love / Hearts project with you as we get close to Valentine's Day.  I adore hearts - I used to doodle them all the time and fill up notebook pages of them!  I decided to borrow from that theme for my layout today!

I spattered watercolor over my background and set it aside to dry.  I opened and cut various sized hearts from three cut files, along with the "love you", from Love Language, Hearts Alive, and Hey You.  I cut them out from both white cardstock and red patterned paper.  I wasn't sure how I'd use all of them yet, but I am okay with having extra to stash away for the future!

I used "love you" as my title and machine stitched under the letters to emphasize them.  I stitched on my photo mat area as well, and then I used 3D foam tape to pop up the large red heart.

I sprinkled a few of the other hearts around my layout with enamel hearts, heart buttons, and heart stickers.

All those hearts sprinkled on the page just make me happy!

I had to force myself to stop.  :)

This Valentine's Day will be a quiet one, but I'm okay with that. Here are the fun cut files I used on my project today:

Love Language

Hearts Alive

Hey You

I hope you are inspired to spend some time with your significant other and then scrapbook something celebrating love.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Majken

Majken Pullin


LOVE YOU / Mandalla Heart / Sophie Delorme February 5, 2021 07:00

Hello crafty friends !

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today with a new layout to share.

 

 

I focused on the beautiful Mandalla Heart 3 cut file that will be in the Just Nick Studio store very soon if not yet !

 

 

I cut the heart quite big to be able to fit my photo in.

 

I thought to leave it all white this time, to make it look like a beautiful soft lace that embraces the sweet photo of my daughter and our dog.

 

I used the Pinkfresh Studio “My Favorite Story” collection to create this layout. I used a striped patterned paper for my background that I cut in a 11 inches square, and backed it with a beautiful soft green floral paper. I added a blue patterned paper to the center of the heart to make my photo stand out.

 

 

I hand stitched with blue thread the junction of the blue paper with the cut file, and also hand stitched a few X’s around the edge of the page. I adore that subtle addition it gives to the page !

 

 

I backed my photo with tissue paper and pink patterned paper and embellished around it with a few floral clusters.

 

I wrote down my journaling on a piece of white cardstock on which I added velum paper and a beautiful pink puffy frame.

 

 

Finally, I added a few white Nuvo Drops as the finishing touch !

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love how it turned out ! Even though the Mandalla Heart Cut file is plain white, I think it is still the focus on my page and I totally adore it !

 

I hope you felt inspired by my page in some way today !

 

Thank you for stopping by !

 

Sophie xx

 


Triple Layer Background | Patricia January 26, 2021 06:00

JustNick Studio, JustNick Cut Files, Triple Layer Background, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck

Hello JustNick Studio Friends!  JustNick has created an amazing new cut file that you will want to try right away.  It is the Triple Layer Graphic Background.  So easy to cut, all you have to do is decide how to use it and what colors to use!

JustNick Studio, JustNick Cut Files, Triple Layer Background

I was so very tempted to create a 12x12 layout again with this, but I decided, I wanted to stay within the Traveler's Notebook size and show you how versatile this cut file can be.  I used all pattern papers to cut the three layers, selecting a darker one for the background, a lighter one for the second layer, and an ombre colored for the top layer.  After I cut it, I started trimming it to fit my pages.  I love the effect of this design, and decides to use some of the pieces I cut, and layer them over the design to create even more depth.  With it being the same pattern paper and the ombre on top, really adds an interesting look.  

JustNick Studio, JustNick Cut Files, Triple Layer Background, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck

For my photos, I used hexagons dies to cut them into hexagon shapes to flow within the design.  And I did the same for my journaling spot, using vellum to type on and then die cut out to adhere.

JustNick Studio, JustNick Cut Files, Triple Layer Background, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck

To finish, all I did was add some die cuts and stickers!

JustNick Studio, JustNick Cut Files, Triple Layer Background, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck

Gorgeous cut file!  Hope you give this one a try in any size you create in.  You will LOVE it!!!


Enjoy The Moment | Sophie Delorme January 22, 2021 07:00

Hello crafty friends !

 

It’s Sophie on the blog today with a new layout to share.

 

 

I used two different cut files for this page. The first one is called “Rustic Winter Frame” and the second one, for my title, is called “Enjoy The Moment”.

 

 

 

I decided to enlarge quite a bit and cut the Rustic Winter Frame on white cardstock. I cut out the inner piece of the frame on watercolor paper, added a little bit of mixed media on my background with watercolors and, once dried, stitched the beautiful frame on the page. As you noticed I also backed the fine line around the frame with blue cardstock that matched my color scheme.

 

 

Then, I added dimensional foam to the back of my whole background before adhering it to a beautiful patterned paper from the Pinkfrech Studio collection named “Oh what Fun !”. I love how it brings depth to the frame and direct the attention to my photo.

 

I created a beautiful floral and leaves cluster on the lower left of the frame, where there already is a bunch of leaves from the cut file. I added ephemeras from the Pinkfresh Studio collection and also punched leaves out of colored cardstock.

 

 

I cut the cut file title on green cardstock and did an offset cut on white cardstock. I adhered the two of them together and added some Glossy Accents (from Ranger) on the green cardstock to make it shine.

 

 

Finally, I added a few Nuvo Drops here and there around the page and hand wrote my journaling.

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love how it turned out !  I hope you do too !

 

Thank you for stopping by today !

 

I will see you very soon !

 

Sophie xx

 


Smile | Anna Blades January 14, 2021 07:00

Hi JustNick friends!

Anna here with you today. This week we are creating projects with the new Triple Layer cut files. There are several designs, and they add a cool look to your projects. That’s what I’ve created for today:

 

 

For my layout, I used the Triple Layer Gothic Background. I cut the three layers from yellow, white, and grey cardstock. I glued the three pieces together and put them on top of my background with foam dots to add more dimension.

I chose a striped dot patterned paper for my background and used the leftover cardstock from the cut files to frame it.

Since the background is pretty busy, I didn’t use many elements on my page. I placed a black and white picture of my little daughter in the upper right corner of the page, matted with black cardstock. Then, embellished it with these branches that I cut with a metal die from black cardstock. Also, I put a black label behind the photo.

For my title, I used a large thin alphabet from Felicity Jane Studio, with a puffy sticker with the word “special” on top of it. A very simple design, but I wanted the cut file to be the focal point.

And that’s all for today! These cut files are very fun to use, and I hope you give them a try. Thank you so much for stopping by today and don’t forget to visit the store to find out new cut files every week.

See you soon!


Happy New Year | Patricia January 4, 2021 06:00

JustNick Studio, 1-9 Outline, Happy Words, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck

Happy New Year JustNick Studio Friends!!  Ah, goodbye 2020 and hello 2021, right?!  Even though situations will not magically change, I am holding on to starting fresh and doing what I can to stay positive and especially healthy.  Today, I combine the 1 - 9 Outline Numbers and the Happy Words to documenting our New Year's Eve photo to bring in a fresh new year!

1-9 Outline, JustNick Studio, Cut Files, JustNick Cut Files

Happy Words, JustNick Studio, Cut Files, JustNick Cut Files

I cut 2, 2, and 1 from the 1 - 9 Outline from white cardstock vertically to use on the right side, and used the positive cut outs on this left side against a very fresh pattern paper background.

JustNick Studio, 1-9 Outline, Happy Words, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck

Keeping with the mindset of a fresh new start, I detail cut bright flowers from pattern paper to frame our New Year's Eve photo.  For my journaling, I used the watercolor paper I used underneath my cut 1 - 9 Outline on the right.

JustNick Studio, 1-9 Outline, Happy Words, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck

This right side, I kept mostly white to help the left pop more with the bright colors.  I used clear acetates in stars and circles for the '0.'  I backed this numbers with cardstock with watercolors.  Some peek through more than others and gives just enough color.  I used two more of the detail cut flowers from pattern paper to bring balance and more pop to this white background.  And the black acrylic 'happy' repeats the 'happy' I have cut from the white cardstock as well.  The 'happy' and the wood veneer numbers are along side the cut out numbers and word.

JustNick Studio, 1-9 Outline, Happy Words, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck

You can see more of the cut through with this little patch of more concentrated watercoloring.  

JustNick Studio, 1-9 Outline, Happy Words, Traveler's Notebook, Patricia Roebuck
Love the style of the 1 - 9 Outline numbers!  So many ways to use them.  These are just two along with the word 'happy' from the Happy Words cut file.  Happy and healthy New Year to you all!!

Peace, Love, Joy | Patricia December 15, 2020 06:00

Hello JustNick Studio Friends!  I'm sharing another entry in my Document December album that incorporates two new cut files, the Holly and the Peace Love Joy.  This entry is about our Christmas cards.  My first pages include the actual Christmas card.  These pages will use the same color theme.

I cut the Holly and the Peace Love Joy from black cardstock to really stand out.

The Love Peace Joy go so well with our card, but I felt like having them on the same pages was too much.  I wanted the cut file to stand on its on.  And since this is about getting cards stuffed and mailed, the cut file is the perfect title to this entry in my album.
JustNick Studio, Peace Love Joy, Cut File, Patricia Roebuck, Traveler's Notebook

I added woodgrain strips to the pattern paper to balance all the woodgrain from the card and previous page, then added the acetate stars to ground the cut files.  I grouped the title at the bottom, and then the holly at the top.

JustNick Studio, Peace Love Joy, Cut File, Patricia Roebuck, Traveler's Notebook
JustNick Studio, Peace Love Joy, Holly, Cut File, Patricia Roebuck, Traveler's Notebook

The right side is a full photo with embellishments and stamping added to it.  For the journaling, I trimmed a clear piece of acetate, typed my journaling and added a label behind it so it would stand out.

Love the title and holly in black for this entry!

JustNick Studio, Peace Love Joy, Holly, Cut File, Patricia Roebuck, Traveler's Notebook
Happy Holidays and Happy Creating!!

Winter Wonderland | Majken Pullin December 14, 2020 07:00

Hello crafty friends!  Majken here today to share a winter layout.  I had so much fun creating this project because snow is not something we get to see often here in south Texas!  But occasionally, we get lucky, and 2009 was one such year.  Here's my scrapbook layout:

Winter Wonderland with Snowman 2

I started by cutting out Snowman 2 from white textured cardstock.  I backed him with various patterned paper from Simple Stories Winter Wonderland collection from several years ago...it was perfect for my theme!

On a separate 11.5" x 11.5" piece of textured white cardstock, I lightly brushed an icy blue ink around the edges of where my snowman was going to "sit" on the paper.

And then I adhered my snowman on top of the inky ouline and added buttons to complete his face and body, using the cut file as my template.

Next I layered my photos with patterned paper, stickers, and ephemera and overlapped them with the snowman.

I spinkled some snowflake stickers and enamel dots, added my journaling strips, and then placed the white textured cardstock base over the brown patterned paper so that the left and top edges would show.  I hand-stitched a border using yellow embroidery thread for additional texture, too.

Here is the fun cut file used on today's project:

Snowman 2

Don't be afraid to back cut files in fun ways using patterned paper and more!

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a safe and fun holiday season. 

Majken

Majken Pullin


My Little Elf | 12 days of Givaways | Sophie Delorme December 9, 2020 07:19

 

Hello crafty friends and welcome here !

 

It’s Sophie and I am sharing a beautiful layout to inspire you with this amazing FREE cut file available today in the JustNick shop for the “12 days of Givaways” event !  It is named “Winter Wreath”.

 

 

 

I cut it on white cardstock with my cutting machine and backed all the pretty tiny leaves and flowers with a beautiful Christmas collection from P13 called “The Four Seasons; Winter”.

 

My background is a patterned paper from the same collection, on which I applied white gesso behing where I planned to put the wreath. I also added plenty of white splatters on the page.

 

 

I carefully added adhesive foam behind the cut file before adhering it to the page.

 

My photo is from my little girl and me setting up our Christmas village ! I backed the photo with tissue paper, adhesive foam and a patterned paper, and placed it on the inner right side of the wreath. I added a Project Life card next to it for my journaling.

 

 

I fussy cut numerous leaves and berries mainly from the same P13 collection but also from a Mintay Papers Flora Book to embellish the wreath. I created a huge cluster on the right lower corner of my photo and a smaller one on top of the wreath with two beautiful bows, made out of ribbon and cardstock.

 

 

 

I added my title and a few white Nuvo Cristal Drops as the finishing touch !

 

Here are some close-ups !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to the store to grab this gorgeous free cut file today !

 

This offer is only valid until midnight CST on December 9th 2020.

 

No purchase necessary. The correct cut file must be loaded to the cart in order for discount to auto-apply. No refunds will be given. The design will still be available in the JustNick Store for purchase after the discount code expires.

 

I hope you will feel inspired and get crafty today !

 

Thank you so much for passing by !

 

Sophie xx

 


12 Days of Giveaways | Noel TN | Patricia December 6, 2020 06:00 2 Comments

Welcome to 12 Days of Giveaways with Justnick Studio and team!  Nicole has designed amazing cut files for these 12 days, and I'm sharing a a project using the special TN (traveler's notebook) cut file called TN Noel.

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, 12 Days of Giveaways, TN Noel

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, 12 Days of Giveaways, TN Noel

I cut the cut file from pattern paper.  I backed the right side with textured white cardstock to keep a soft look and have my patterned branches show up.  For this left side, I had the idea of using this gorgeous evening photo from a recent trip to peek through the 'NOEL'.  I scored and stitched that cut file piece right on top of my photo, and then added embellishments to the front and inside of my photo.

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, 12 Days of Giveaways, TN Noel

I typed my journaling on a label to adhere to the inside of the cut file.

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, 12 Days of Giveaways, TN Noel

I can't help but sing Noel while I created this.  The cut file, then the photo, and the song inspired me to use part of the song as a title over the branch part of the cut file using a mix of letters to both stand out and be appropriate for the holidays.  

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, 12 Days of Giveaways, TN Noel

Those branches were calling for ornament stickers.  I used them, enamel dots, die cuts, and woodgrain pattern paper to trim the left side of this cut file to balance more with the left to finish.

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, 12 Days of Giveaways, TN Noel

Gorgeous cut file and I love using a photo underneath!  This is an entry in my Document December, so perfect for documenting during this season.  No purchase necessary to grab this TN Noel cut file today and no code. Just add the correct cut file for the day into your cart to order for the discount to auto-apply. No refunds will be given. The design will still be available in the JustNick Store for purchase after the discount code expires.  The free offer is only valid until midnight CST on December ENTER DAY AND YEAR at midnight CST.  Happy Creating!


Happy - 12 Days of Giveaways | Majken Pullin December 1, 2020 07:00 4 Comments

12 Days of Giveaways

Hello, hello and welcome to December, friends!  Majken here with you today to kick off a very special time of year here at JustNick Studio...12 Days of Giveaways!  Read on to find out how to get a cut file for free!

I created a layout today with the beautiful, new Tree Trio 2.

Happy

The layout is simple but I've added a few extra touches for sparkle and texture.  First I enlarged the Tree Trio 2 trees to my desired size.  I also traced each to create the cut for the back of each. I then cut all 6 pieces out on my Cameo 4 using white textured cardstock.

Next, I created a 9" circle in Silhouette Studio, centered it, and cut it out from a new piece of 12"x12" white textured cardstock.  I used a blending brush to lightly apply Spun Sugar Distress Oxide ink around the outside of the circle to create a subtle vignette effect. I put the star patterned paper behind the circle and then sewed along the outside edge of the circle.

To back my trees, I layered holographic dot aqua tulle over the white cardstock back and adhered behind the tree outline using glue dots.

I layered the trees with some fussycut trees and ephemera.

I fussycut some stars and adhered them with puffy stickers and enamel stars on the top of the layout with some phrase ephemera.  It's a simple layout with lots of texture and dimension!  Here's the new Tree Trio 2 cut file:

Go grab this cut file today for free during the 12 Days of Giveaways!
*****This offer is only valid until midnight CST on December 1, 2020 at midnight CST.
No purchase necessary. The correct cut file must be loaded to the cart in order for discount to auto-apply. No refunds will be given. The design will still be available in the JustNick Store for purchase after the discount code expires.*****
Thanks for visiting today!  Check out more cut files during the 12 Days of Giveaways!
Majken

Memories Together | Sophie Delorme November 19, 2020 07:00

Hello friends !

 

It' Sophie with you today with a beautiful fall layout to share !

 

 

I used the gorgeous "Fall Leaf Swag 2" cut file recently released on the JustNick store, and the "Fall Leaves Outline" cut file as well:

 

 

 

I started my page by using a craft 12x12 cardstock as my base, applied white gesso in the centre and some Shimmerz paints to create a soft mixed media look. 

 

I also added white splatters with acrylic paint. 

 

I cut the cut files on white cardstock with my cutting machine. I backed each leaf with patterned papers from the beautiful Pinkfresh Studio fall collection called "Days of Splendor". As you might notice, I also used the inner pieces of some leaves, sticked them down on patterned paper and cut around them. 

 

I arranged the cut files around my photo in a diagonal line. I have added adhesive foam to the cut files before adhering them to the page. 

 

My photo is a family photo taken a few weeks ago on a beautiful fall sunny morning nearby where I live.The fall colors all around us were just magical !

 

I added tissue paper and adhesive foam behind my photo as well.

 

Then, I created a few floral and leaf clusters with embellishments from the same Pinkfresh Studio collection around the photo and on the upper left of the page, and stitched that beautiful tab "Family Time" on the top of the page.

 

 

I handwrote my journaling and stamped the date, and that's a wrap up !!

 

 

These autumnal cut files are so versatile ! They can go for girly or boyish layouts and lead you easily to create your design. 

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope you felt inspired by my page today, thank you for stopping by !

 

Sophie xx

 

 

 

 


Thankful for you | Anna Blades November 18, 2020 07:00

Hi Just Nick Friends!

Anna here with you today. I’ve created this thankful layout using a picture of my husband and my two daughters. The colors of the photo didn’t match my layout, so I decided to print it in black and white.

First, I made some mixed media on a watercolor sheet with Lindy’s magicals, using peachy and gold tones. Also, I made some splatters with gold Color Shine mist. Finally, I made a very soft stamping with a background stamp, that’s also thank themed.

Then, I cut the Thankful cut file from white cardstock. I glued the outline piece flat on top of the background. The inner pieces have some texture because I embossed them with my Big Shot. I used foam squares to rise up all the letters and give dimension to the title. To finish the title, I added the words “for you” with this script black alphabet thickers.

With brown cardstock I cut some leaves using the Leaf Swag cut file and placed them around my photo. I think they give an autumnal look to the page.

Finally, to embellish the page, I stamped some butterflies with gold ink on vellum and added gold puffy hearts and a couple of die cuts.

I hope you like this page and give you some inspiration. Don’t forget to check out the Just Nick studio shop every week to find new designs!

See you soon!


Magical moments | Anna Blades November 10, 2020 07:00

Hi JustNick friends!

Anna here with you today, with this soft and delicate layout. Flowers are my favorite cut files, and this Rosette Bunch cut file it's not an exception. It's delicate but modern.

I started splattering white acrylic paint on a peach and pink patterned paper. Then, I ripped another patterned paper and distressed the edges. I glued all of them together in the middle of the page.

I cut the Rosette Bunch cut file twice from white cardstock and placed both cut files diagonally. I wanted them to be the focal point of my layout. And I didn't back the cut files because I also wanted the background to be seen through them.

Peeking through the cut files I placed some of these textured leaves. They're very translucent, and they give an ethereal look to the page.

For my title, I only use this die cut with the phrase "magical moments".  I thought it was perfect because it matches the color of the papers and the letters are white as the cut files. I raised it and also the photo to give more depth to the page. Also, I framed my photo with a piece of vellum.

Finally, I scattered some enamel dots around the layout, put a flair button on the right top corner of my photo, and wrote my journaling with a white gel pen. The patterned papers and the die cut are from Pinkfresh Studio.

I really love how it turned out. These soft colors are so pretty. I hope you like it too and it gives you some inspiration for an easy use of cut files. 

Thank you so much for stopping by today. See you soon with more ideas!

 


Picture Perfect by Sophie Delorme November 9, 2020 07:30

Hello everyone !

 

It's Sophie here and I am very happy to share this lovely layout with you today !

 

 

I used the beautiful Botanical Wreath that just arrived to the store in October.

 

 

I cut the wreath on my cutting machine and used only the 2/3 of it.

 

I started my page with a thick white cardstock, on which I added a bit of water-colour paint behind where I planned to put the wreath. I did little splatters of blue water-colour and some gold color shine as well.

 

I backed the delicate wreath with patterned papers from the beautiful Jen Hadfield collection named "The Avenue". I added some fussy cut leaves, flowers and chestnuts from the same collection.

 

 

I added adhesive foam behind the cut file before adhering it to the page. 

 

The photo is from me and my son, documenting how tall he his at 16 years old, and how time flies by.... 

 

My title is from a pocket life card, and I also created a label on which I stamped "Time Flies" with blue ink.

 

 

Finally, I created other leaves with an exclusive stamp set from Scrapbook and Cards Today to add to the floral clusters, and sticked down little golden puffy sticker leaves from Jen Hadfield.

 

 

I hand wrote my journaling and stamped the date.

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love how it turned out !

 

Isn't this cut file just breathtakingly beautiful !??!

 

I hope I inspired you to get crafty today, thank you so much for passing by !

 

Sophie xx

 

 


Happy Halloween | Anna Blades October 27, 2020 07:00

Hi JustNick Friends!

Anna here with you today with a new layout. Today's project is about Halloween. Here in Catalonia, we don't celebrate Halloween, but every year it's becoming more popular. Last year my girls wanted to put on these costumes, and they looked so cute.

To create this page, I used all these cut files that you can find in the shop:

I made some mixed media on grey cardstock and then cut the cut files from white and black cardstock. My little daughter is wearing a big witch hat, so this cut file from the Halloween Icons was perfect.

I cut three bats of different sizes to create more sense of depth. Also, the spider webs look great as part of my background.

For my title, I didn't have any purple cardstock to match the color of the layout, so I decided to use my distress oxide inks with a piece of smooth white cardstock. Then I cut it all with my Cameo.

How cute is this phantom? It really seems to be floating thanks to the foam dots. Finally, I scattered some golden glitter stars to add a shiny touch to the page.

I enjoyed so much creating this layout with these amazing and fun cut files. I hope it gives you some inspiration.

Thank you so much for stopping by today, and Happy Halloween!!


Too Cute To Spook | Sophie Delorme October 26, 2020 07:00

Hello friends !

 

It’s Sophie with you today with this lovely Halloween layout of my little girl enjoying giving treats last year !

 

 

I used two Just Nick cut files for this page: “Pumpkin Patch”

 

 

And “31” for my title.

 

 

I started with a thick white cardstock for my background, where I added a few watercolors behind the title and on the lower part of the layout.

 

 

I decided to use a beautiful collection from Simple Stories named “Happy Haunting” for my page. I teared a big chunk of patterned paper to “ground” the pumpkins and I backed each of them with different patterned papers and black cardstock for the eyes and mouths.

 

 

I added adhesive foam on the back of the cut file before adhering it to the page.

 

I also backed my title with adhesive foam. I love the extra dimension it gives to it.

 

 

I drew a spider web that connects my title to the photo and pumpkins.

 

Finally, I embellished the page with flowers, bats and a pumpkin cardstock sticker.

 

 

 

 

 

I handwrote my journaling and added a few white nuvo drops as the finishing touch.

 

 

I love the end result and the color scheme of my page.

 

I hope you do too !

 

Thanks for passing by today and I wish you a lovely crafty day !

 

Sophie xx

 


I don't like photos at all | Anna Blades October 13, 2020 07:00

Hello JustNick friends!

Anna here with you again with a new layout featuring one of the beautiful cut files designed by Nicole. For today's project, I chose the super cute Photo Memories cut file, which I cut large enough to take up most of the page.

I cut the camera from white cardstock and backed it with patterned paper. I raised the small parts with foam to add more dimension to the cut file. And I also stacked the whole camera to the page with a piece of foam too.

For my background, I used a watercolor sheet and made some mixed media with the Magical's from Lindy's. The colors match the papers really well, and it's hard to see it in the photos, but they have a beautiful glossy finish.  I trimmed half an inch from each side, I distressed the edges and put it onto a navy blue patterned paper.

If you look at the picture, you'll see that the title is ironic. My little daughter loves to pose like a model. To build my title, I combined an old Pinkfresh Studio alphabet sticker with the word "photos" from the cut file.

 I didn't have any cardstock from the right color, so I mixed some distress oxide inks in a piece of smooth cardstock to get this dark blue. Then, I cut out the word with my Cameo. I think it looks great!

For this layout, I used the gorgeous Daydream Collection from Cocoa Vanilla Studio. I created three floral clusters to embellish my page and change the original star-shaped camera lens for this circle frame die cut.

And that's it! I hope you like it! Thank you so much for stopping by today.

Have a crafty week!


Happy Birthday | Patricia October 5, 2020 06:00

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, Whimsical Frames, Patricia Roebuck, Heidi Swapp Storyline

Hello!  Patricia here today to share my first spread in the Heidi Swapp Storyline inserts for scrapbooking.  This format is similar to a Traveler's Notebook, but with a little more wiggle room for creativity.  So for me, it is the best of both, and it was perfect for using the Whimsical Frames as a cluster!

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, Whimsical Frames,

I used 3 of the 4 frames, and stapled them together.  You'll see another spread in my notebook later this month using the black inside part of the cut frames.  For this spread, I traced and cut out pattern paper for them, and then printed a photo to cluster on top.  After that, I stamped the large date, and added embellishments to finish.  

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, Whimsical Frames, Patricia Roebuck, Heidi Swapp Storyline
JustNick Studio, Cut Files, Whimsical Frames, Patricia Roebuck, Heidi Swapp Storyline

Super easy to finish that side because of the frames.  And inspired by the whimsical look, I added doodling around the frames.  With this notebook, I could create with just one side, but I think I will look at it as I would a Traveler's Notebook or even a pocket page and use the other side for more photos, creativity, and journaling, which is what I did on the right side here.

JustNick Studio, Cut Files, Whimsical Frames, Patricia Roebuck, Heidi Swapp Storyline

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Will be back with a Halloween spread in this notebook using the inside of these cut frames later this month...happy creating!


My Little Sweet Heart | Sophie Delorme October 2, 2020 07:00 46 Comments

Hello all !

 

It's Sophie with you today sharing an adorable layout using the beautiful Whimsical Frames cut file.

 

 

Here is the cut file:

 

 

I cut the right upper frame three times with my cutting machine on white cardstock, and backed the centre of the frames with a photo of me and my little girl Sabrina, and some patterned papers from the Felicity Janes digital kit named "Amber".

 

Before adhering the frames to my page, I played with some water-colours to create a soft and subtle mixed media background that matched the color scheme of the collection.

 

 

I added adhesive foam under the frames for more dimension. I chose my title, which is a combination of some American Crafts Thickers and Pinkfresh Studio Mini puffy alpha stickers, and centered it just above my photo.

 

 

I fussy cut embellishments from the Felicity Jane collection like the leaves, the pumpkins and the beautiful hearts, as well as a subtitle. 

 

Finally, I added a paper bow, created with a punch, on top of the first frame, as the finishing touch. 

 

 

I love how it turned out ! These frames are so delicate and plenty of tiny details !

 

Remember, you don't always have to necessarily put a photo in a frame. You can embellish them with patterned papers or die cuts, ephemeras, etc. 

 

Here are more close-ups of the layout:

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope that you found inspiration in this layout !

 

Thank you so much for stopping by, have a great crafty day !

 

Sophie xx

 

 

 


BESTIES by Sophie Delorme September 23, 2020 07:00

Hello everyone and happy fall !

 

It's Sophie here and I am sharing a beautiful autumnal layout about my little girl and our dog. 

 

 

The assignment today was to create a page using a cut file like a stencil. When I saw the gorgeous Mandalla 3 that just arrived in the store, I NEW I had to use it in some way !!!

 

 

I cut it on white cardstock, put it on water-colour paper and applied white textured paste delicately on it with a palette knife. I removed the cut file and let my background dry completely before adding water-colours that matched my color scheme. I used the beautiful "Forever Fall" collection from Simple Stories.

 

 

I placed my photo on the right lower corner of my layout, to really make the mandala stand out from the page. I layered tissue paper, adhesive foam and a few patterned papers behind it.

 

 

I embellished around my photo with stickers and fussy cut flowers from the same Simple Stories collection. I also teared a strip of patterned paper for the bottom edge of the page.

 

I used a Simple Stories foam sticker for my title, and adhered it so that it starts right in the centre of the beautiful mandala. 

 

 

I handwrote my journaling directly on the background and added plenty of blue, white and pink Nuvo Cristal Drops as the finishing touch.

 

 

Oh how I like the end-result ! This Mandalla cut file is just fabulous !!! Using cut files like a stencil is another beautiful way to get creative and it gives a completely different look to them !

 

Here are more close-ups:

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope you felt inspired to use this Mandalla cut file and get your creativity going !

 

Until next time,

 

Sophie xx

 

 

 

 


Fall | Anna Blades September 17, 2020 00:00

Hey JustNick friends!

It's Anna here with you today. Fall is knocking on the door, so for today's project, I've created a layout totally inspired by the colors and textures of autumn.

First, I started with my background, using the Fall Leaves Outline cut file. I cut a bunch of leaves from white cardstock, and then I glued them onto another white cardstock. By doing it, I created a cool textured background.

I covered the page with clear gesso and used pigment powders to color it. I also made some splatters with watercolors and gold Colorshine from Heidi Swapp.

For my title, I cut four times (from white smooth cardstock) the word "fall" from the TN Fall cut file, and stacked them all together.

I used the distress oxide inks to make this color gradient look. I placed it vertically, overlapping the picture. I love how the left side of the title is "floating". The texture is very important in this layout, so I put this kind of fishnet behind my photo and glued it to the page with foam to give it more dimension.

To embellish the page, I only used a couple of stickers, die-cut leaves, and a gold foil heart. Finally, I framed my layout with a wood grain patterned paper. (I would have liked to make a machine stitching, but my sewing machine was broken...)

And that's it! I hope that this layout inspires you some fall projects. I don't know about you, but this page takes me to the mountain, sitting next to a fire with a hot drink in my hands.

Don't forget to check out the new cut files every week. Have a great day!

See you soon!


Beautiful Fall | Majken Pullin September 16, 2020 07:00

Hello all you crafty friends!  I'm so glad you could join me on the JustNick Studio blog today.  Majken here with you to share a fall-themed project with you.  The Design Team is focusing on fall projects the 2nd half of September.  We don't get a lot of fall here in South Texas - it usually goes from really hot summer to cold, back and forth until suddenly it's winter.  But I had the chance to travel to New Hampshire for work in October of 2000 at the end of the "leaf turning" season, and it was just gorgeous!  So here's my scrapbook layout where I used three cut files: Autumn Wreath, Simple Stems, and TN Fall.

First I flicked some yellow metallic watercolor on a blank piece of white textured cardstock and set it aside to dry.  Then I cut two of the Autumn Wreath cut files out of white textured cardstock using my Silhouette Cameo.  I used one in its full wreath, and I used the other to cut some leaves from to back with cardstock to use as accents.

I backed a few of the leaves in the wreath with patterned paper (but left several "open" as well for contrast), adhered the wreath to the full piece of 12x12 cardstock with the watercolor droplets, and then sewed a few times around the wreath to create texture.

I bunched the ephemera together at the bottom of the wreath to create a spray.  I put a couple of the Simple Stems, and then I put a gorgeous bow on top!

Next I cut the "Fall" from the TN Fall cut file using patterned paper and combined it with gold Thickers to create my title.

Then I topped the wreath with more leaves and ephemera for dimension.  And I added a few enamel dots and my journaling strips to complete my layout.

Here are the cut files I used on today's project:

Thanks for joining us on the blog today! Don't forget to visit us on Instagram and share your projects with us there using #justnickstudio.  See you next time!

Majken

Majken Pullin

 


Geometric Leaves | Nicole Nowosad September 14, 2020 07:00

Hey there cut file friends! It has been a while since I was on the blog but excited to share a fall themed project with you using our Geometric Leaves cut file.

I just love the modern twist on leaves and wanted to mix some modern colors in with traditional fall colors on the leaves.

 

I cut the leaves from white cardstock and then filled in different open areas of the leaves with vellum and some patterned paper too.

 

I wanted each leaf to have its' own color set, so used colors in the same color and tone and then adhered them around my photos.

 

We have lots of great fall images ready in the store - I hope you give some a try on your next project!

 

Nicole

 


TOGETHER RIGHT NOW by Sophie Delorme September 11, 2020 07:00

Hello JustNick friends !

 

It's Sophie here today and I am sharing a colourful layout with you !

 

 

I used one of the newest cut file in the shop called Boho Florals 3:

 

 

I started my design with a white background, playing with mixed media, applying some Distress Oxide inks diluted with water using the packaging technic on my water-colour cardstock. 

 

I cut the cut file on white cardstock as well, and backed it with the beautiful Paige Evans collection named "Truly Grateful" from Pinkpaislee. I carefully stitched the flower with white thread and mounted the centre piece of the flower on adhesive foam for a little extra dimension.

 

 

I adhered the cut file on the colourful part of my background to make it stand out.

 

I put layers of tissue paper, adhesive foam and patterned papers behind my photo and adhered it on the right side of the cut file. 

 

 

I fussy cut plenty of beautiful flowers and leaves from the Truly Grateful patterned papers and added them to the cut file, and around my photo.

 

 

The words of the title are stickers from the same collection.

 

Finally I wrote down my journaling and added the date !

 

This page came together easily and quickly, and that's what I like so much about cut files ! Isn't this floral cut file a pure delight ?!

 

I hope I have inspired you to use it in your own way !

 

Here are more close-ups.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you so much for stopping by, 

 

Until next time,

 

Sophie xx

 


Life is better with you | Anna Blades September 7, 2020 07:00

Hi JustNick friends!!

Anna here with you today sharing a new layout. I've used one of the new beautiful cut files and made a super simple layout. It's not a secret that I love flowers, so I chose the Floral Cluster 2 cut file (coming next week)

First, I create a background on a watercolor paper using distress oxide inks and the plastic/smooching technique. I also made some splatters with gold Colorshine spray from Heidi Swapp.

Then, I cut the cut file from white cardstock and place it slightly tilted to the left, just above the background I had created.

For my title, I did something I had never done before: built it only with stamps. I took this alphabet stamp set also from Heidi Swapp, and stamped the phrase "Life is better with you" as my title. Anything else. And I really love the result.

I placed my photo on top of the title, matted it with a couple of patterned papers, and a big tag. I use three die cuts to embellish the picture, and that's it! Papers and die cuts are from Honey and Spice and Emerson Lane collections, both from Heidi Swapp.

A super simple layout, where the cut file is the protagonist, filling most of the page, but in a subtle way. I hope you like this layout and give you some inspiration.

Thank you so much for stopping by today. Don't forget to check out the new cut files every week!

Have a wonderful week!