JustNick Cut File Store
All of These Good Things // Sarah Bargo November 14, 2019 07:00
Hey paper peeps! Sarah here sharing a simple but sweet layout using the Card Sentiments cut file!
I love a big ole pretty title, so you'll see most of my layouts with them lol! I love this Thankful one, I realized the other day that I don't have many layouts of my dear friends and I. Soooo I thought this would be the perfect time to start, because I am so thankful for them! I recently taught a mini album class, and this was us having lunch afterwards. I am so grateful for the friendships that scrapbooking has brought into my life!
I cut the word out of some patterned paper by 1 Canoe 2, and mixed in other goodies from Pink Paislee on the layout. I love the fall season with all of the warm colors! Give me all of the cozy good things ha!
I love using my tiny attacher to attach my cut files to my projects!
Do you document the special friends in your life? It can be tricky finding good and faithful and true friends nowadays, I think it's important that we celebrate them when we do!
Thank you so much for stopping by, so very "thankful" for you!
XOXO | Vicki Parker November 8, 2019 07:00
Hi friends, it's Vicki here today with my latest layout using one of the fabulous cut files in the store.
This one uses the XOXO background cut file which can be found in the store here.
I started by adding some hearts to my layout using some texture paste and then some Lindy's Magicals sprays over those areas to add colour to the white background.
Next, I backed several of the XOs on the cut file with some papers from Jen Hadfield and Dear Lizzy in coordinating colours. The black text on the Jen Hadfield paper set off the black and white photos that I was planning to use.
After backing all of the larger XOs, I adhered the whole cut file to the page.
It was then a case of embellishing with florals fussy cut from the Dear Lizzy She's Magic collection and a few stickers as well as the two photos that I tucked under the cut file.
I hope it gives you some inspiration for using this cut file, thank you so much for looking! Until next month.....
Friends forever | Anna Blades November 6, 2019 07:00
Anna here today with a new layout using the pretty Floral Border 2 cut file.
Last year my little sister Marta got married and we have a lot of beautiful pictures from that day, so I'm creating a lot of projects with them. This one is very special because these five ladies are best friends since they were 3 years old and this was the first wedding of one of them.
As you can see, the design is quite simple. I tore four strips of patterned paper and put them on the top and bottom the page, atop of the cut file's border. This "mirror" composition helps me to balance the page.
In the middle of the cut files I placed the picture and the title.
For this layout I used the gorgeous "Amber" collection from Felicity Jane Studio which matches perfectly with my photo: soft pink, green and flowers. So girly and romantic.
And that's all for today! I hope you like it! And remember, in the shop you can find lots of amazing cut files for any of your projects!
See you soon,
Eek! | Kelly Barron October 31, 2019 07:00
Hello friends and Happy Halloween! Today I have a layout to share using two new cut files from the Just Nick store.
To begin the layout, I cut out the spider web and the spider from a piece of patterned paper. I wanted to add some dimension to the spider web, so I stitched it onto the paper with silver thread. It did take a bit of time, but I love the end result and the sparkle that it brings to the page.
I then embossed the spider with some black glitter embossing powder and then popped him off the web with some foam dots.
I kept my embellishments to a minimum on the layout. I clustered them on and around the photo because I did not want to cover up any more of my spider web than absolutely necessary.
To finish off the layout, I stitched around the page with silver thread. I hope that this layout inspires you to check out the Halloween files in the Just Nick shop. I hope that you have a great day!
Happy Fall! // Sarah Bargo October 29, 2019 07:00
Hey paper peeps! Sarah here and I wanted to share with you a pretty little pumpkin card that I made with 2 different cut files, Fall TN and Sights of Fall! I just love sending handmade cards to people that are special to me! There's nothing like getting something that was handmade with love to make you feel special ;)
This is the front, I used pumpkin cut file from the Sights of Fall set, it is the cutest!
I brushed a creamy shimmery watercolor onto the pumpkin and then added some pretty leaves and starry tulle at the stem!
On the inside, I used the fall word from the Fall Travelers Notebook cut file, it's so pretty layered over a doily and some rose gold rub on flowers!
I just love fall, everything is so beautiful and cozy :)
Do you make cards for the people you love? Next time you want to get creative but don't have much time, whip out a couple of cards and drop them in the mail, you are sure to make someones day!
Thanks for stopping by!
Feels like fall | Anna Blades October 23, 2019 07:00
Anna here with you today! I'm back with a new layout and this week it's fall themed one.
Here in Catalonia there's a beautiful forest called "La Fageda d'en Jordà", which is a magical place during this season. It is impossible to not fall in love with all the pretty colors. We use to go every fall with our daughters for a long walk and collect leaves and acorns.
So when Nicole asked us for a fall project, I knew it had to include a photo of an excursion to "La Fageda".
I used the Geometric Leaves cut file and cut one of them pretty big. Then, I backed it with the "Golden Days" collection from Fancy Pants and raised it up with foam. I also used distress ink in the cut file's border.
For my title I used the Feels like fall cut file. I cut it twice in black and kraft cardstock and put the black one behind the latter, to deepen the title as well as to give it more dimension.
For the background I apllied a coat of clear gesso and I used Vicki Boutin's watercolor markers. Finally, I embellished the layout with some die cuts.
I hope you like it and enjoy this wonderful time of the year!
Thank you so much for stopping by and see you soon!
Love / Nastya Efimenko October 18, 2019 14:00
Hello Everyone! This is Nastya Efimenko.
Today I want to share with you my new layout about my daughter and my husband and their love :)
I created using cut file Leaf Cluster 2
I filled a few leaves with scraps of paper and added chipboard title.
Thank´s so much for looking!
Fall Photo Shoot | Vicki Parker October 17, 2019 07:00
Hi everyone, it's Vicki with you today to share my latest layout with a fall theme.
I started with the Fall cut file which was new to the store in September and can be found here.
I backed each letter along with the leaves and acorns using papers from Dear Lizzy She's Magic and Jen Hadfield This is Family.
Using some Lindy's Magical powders, I created a mixed media background on which to place the cut file using the packaging technique - I love the shimmer it gives.
I layered my photos to the top of the cut file and then added in some flowers fussy cut from the Dear Lizzy papers along with the remainder of my title using Pinkfresh Studio Just a Little Lovely alpha.
I really hope it gives you some inspiration for using a large word on your layout. Until next month....
Always Remember // Sarah Bargo October 15, 2019 07:00
Hey paper peeps! Sarah here today to show you how I used these beautiful leaf cut files, Leaves 5! When I saw them, I couldn't believe how stunning they were and just loved how pretty and delicate they looked, I knew they'd be perfect for the feeling of my layout!
This is a special memory for me, it's my grandma and I before she passed away from cancer circa 2004-ish... This was our last outing together and it was an amazing beautiful fall day at a Scarecrow Festival!
I wanted the layout to be light and pretty and almost ethereal with just a few fall accents, and these gorgeous leaves were just so perfect!
I did some light watercoloring on them with a Pumpkin colored shimmering paint, I want to hang them all over my house lol!
I also included some hidden jouraling..
I really miss her and I'm so thankful for this photo! We didn't get many photos that day, but I'm so glad we got this one! That's why I love scrapbooking so much, it helps us get things down on paper, and it helps us remember.
Thanks so much for hangin out today! Don't forget to grab these gorgeous leaves and document your favorite fall memory!
Memories | Vicki Parker September 30, 2019 07:00
Hi everyone, it's Vicki here today with my latest layout using the gorgeous Leafy Floral cut file, the Cocoa Vanilla Unforgettable collection and some Shimmerz.
I started by cutting the Leafy Florals which you can find in the store here on white cardstock.
I had the idea to layer it on top of the wreath paper in the unforgettable collection to add lots of dimension. I painted it using some Shimmerz paints in coordinating colours.
I added some Shimmerz behind the photo which is layered on some papers from the collection to extend the colour around the layout.
I used foam pads to lift the cut file off the page to give it prominence and added some further florals and butterflies around the page. I am so happy with how it turned out - I hope it gives you some inspiration. Until next time...
TN Back to School | Patricia Roebuck September 24, 2019 07:00
It is officially Fall! This new season brings the routine of school for us. I had one last page in this Traveler's Notebook of older memories, and filling it with this pre-school memory was a perfect addition.
And what made it even better was using the TN Back to School cut file from the shop! You can re-size the cut file to be a little big bigger, but I used it just as is. It gives room to add extras around it. And if you do Traveler's Notebooks but don't have a reason to use the Back 2 School, there is another polka-dot cut file that comes with this!
With the Fall and Back to School theme, I pierced the 'back 2 school' from the pattern paper I cut this from and did some hand stitching to help it stand out even more.
Leaving the file size as is allowed for extra stickers on and around it to tie in with the left side of my TN.
My left side, I trimmed a piece of cardstock to fit and adhere over my TN page. But first, I added brushstrokes of watercolor, and flicked watercolor. Once it was dry, I typed my journaling, and added stickers and die cuts using the same colors from the pattern paper on the right.
Thank you so much for stopping by the JustNick blog today. And be sure to check out the shop for this new cut file as well as more for your next TN layout! There several to choose from...enjoy!
Forever Loved | Vicki Parker September 13, 2019 07:00
Grateful / Sarah Bargo September 3, 2019 07:00
Hey there paper peeps! Sarah B. here to show you a cute thing you can do to your large word titles! On my layout I used the Card Sentiments cut files :)
I love using large word titles on my pages, so I'm always looking for ways to spruce them up! One of the ways I love to do this is to add some leaves to the word, kind of making it look like they're coming out of the end of the letter!
Just something fun you can do with all of those little leaf stickers you have hangin out on your sticker sheet :) This is a pic of my cute parents, I am so grateful for them! They have done so much for our family I just felt like dedicating a page to them, love them!
Flags just make everything happy :)
Well thanks so much for stopping by, I hope you get some time to be creative today! Have a beautiful day! xoxo
You Did It, Yes! | Patricia Roebuck August 21, 2019 07:00
JustNick has been coming out with some gorgeous new cut files! I decided to combine a new background and a new flower cut file to create my Traveler's Notebook spread today.
A great way to use Background cut files in your Traveler's Notebook is either to use as is for your entire background or in this case, trim it down and add where you want it! I first started with a solid pattern paper background for my left side. Next, I selected a second pattern paper that would complement and give contrast to my background to use for my two cut files. I used the multi-colored side of the paper (which had florals) for the Basketweave Background 2, trimming it and then stitching it to the top. Then I used the more solid side of that same pattern paper for the Botanical Flower Cluster 1, turning it lengthwise.
The intricate look of both of these cut files were a perfect way to cluster photos and embellishments under and above them. I trimmed the bottom of the pattern paper I used for the cut files to stitch next to the Botanical Flower Cluster 1 to tie it together even more. Keeping the spread light, with a whimsical look, I turned the smaller photo at an angle and stapled it. I kept with this playfulness by adhering my stickers for my title at the bottom in different directions, but used black and white which didn't take away from the spread and also balanced with the black and white on the right side.
For my right side, I used two 3x4 pockets with a photo at the top in black and white. The whitespace on my photo, was another perfect spot to trim and adhere another portion of the Basketweave Background 2, and then layered more embellishment over it.
My bottom 3x4 card was for my journaling with another added embellishment in black and white and stamping the date.
Using cut files, especially background cut files, as is, is always beautiful, but hope this inspires you to try this idea again or try it for the first time for your next project. Really adds texture, color and layers to your spread and your photos!
Remember Today | Majken Pullin August 19, 2019 07:00
Well, hello there again JustNick fans! Majken here back-to-back on the blog this month, and today I'm sharing a layout with a cut file on top of a watercolor mixed media layout. I'm using two fun cut files with hearts: Scribble Hearts and Heart Background 5.
What I love about this Pink Paislee collection Horizon is that it has feminine colors and bolder colors that don't exclude you from using with boys. I snapped this photo of my son and I before we went into the movie theater to see a movie.
To begin the layout, I first matched Distress Inks to the collection, dabbed the ink pads to my mixed media mat, and then just started spreading the colors out randomly with my watercolor pen, blending them together.
After it dried, I ran the page through my Minc machine to flatten the cardstock again. I trimmed it so I could back it onto the pink patterned paper. I distressed the edges and then sewed along the edge after adhering it to the patterned paper.
The Heart Background 5 cut file is great because it has both solid and outline cuts. I backed some of the outline cuts with patterned paper, and I left some open so that the watercolors could show through.
I cut 3 Scribble Hearts and used 3D foam to pop them up for dimension, creating a visual triangle.
Because of the background and the backed cut file, I purposely didn't use a lot of ephemera. I also used some of the cut hearts from the background as ephemera like the one you see above on the photo.
Here are the cut files used in today's project:
Thanks so much for joining me today - have a super week full of crafty cut file fun!
DREAM & REST YOUR WINGS / SARAH BARGO August 16, 2019 07:00
Hey there paper peeps! I have a fun layout to share with you today, using 2 different cut files! Today we're going to use the Butterfly, and the Mirrored Florals! This was just a fun eclectic kind of layout, lots of fun shapes and patterns goin on here :)
As soon as I saw these gorgeous floral borders, I knew what I wanted to do with them! I had this cute Pinkfresh Studio paper with all these tabs down the side, so I cut them apart in a few places and then tucked the flowers in there!
Just something different, I love how it turned out! Then I cut the butterfly wing out and put it underneath my photo, sort of showing a "resting" wing. I'm totally just chillaxin in this photo, but I will tell you that this doesn't usually happen lol! I always feel super guilty when I'm laying around, like I'm running out of time or something it's weird.. So I wanted to make a layout to remind myself that it's ok to rest sometimes, it's good for you!
Grrrr sorry I just noticed the cat hair on my layout hahaha! What can I say, Salem obviously doesn't have an issue with napping on my projects (insert eyeroll here..)
So remember! It's ok to crush those dreams, but also make time to rest your wings :)
Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a beautiful day!
Globe Trotter | Vicki Parker August 13, 2019 07:00
Hi everyone, it's Vicki here today sharing my latest layout with a travel theme.
I had some of the Carta Bella Let's Travel collection and knew it would be perfect for my layout using the fabulous Around the World cut files. I only used two of the tags, the globe and the geo tag, but there is lots of choice here.
I started by enlarging the globe to the full size of a piece of white cardstock and once cut, I chain stitched around the entire shape with blue thread. Now, this did take quite a bit of time, but I really think it was worth it!
I stuck it on an angle onto a piece of PinkFresh Just a Little Lovely paper which has a stunning watercolour effect and really makes the globe pop! With the tags I cut also on PinkFresh paper, I backed the words with white cardstock and outlined them in black fineliner pen.
I also outlined the heart on the geo tag and used the cut out heart on the One Canoe Two Saturday Afternoon camera.
The rest of the layout was put together with chipboard elements from Carta Bella and a perfect acrylic title from Bramble Fox.
Thank you so much for looking - I hope it gives you some inspiration on using the Around the World cut file. I will be back later in the month with a rainbow theme layout. Until next time....
Let's go | Anna Blades August 2, 2019 07:00
Anna here with you today! Before I go on vacation I want to show you this layout, wich is a little bit different than the pages I usually do.
These flowers are so fresh and fun, like doodles, and they inspired me to create this project.
I painted them with watercolors, in an abstract way, and hand stitched around the "color block" to give some texture to the page.
I stamped some sentiments with this stamp set, that I think matches so well with the style of the flowers and this kind of "comic look".
Hope you like it!
Enjoy the summer and see you in a few weeks!
EVERY SUMMER HAS A STORY / SARAH BARGO August 1, 2019 07:00
Hey there paper peeps, happy August 1st whhaaattttt?!?!?!?!? I can't believe we're thinking back to school already ohmygosh! But hey, it's still summer so lets soak it up! Something I love about summertime is all of the fantastic stories and memories you make! Seems like there is fun stuff going on all around you! That's why I love this cut file made to stick right into your travelers notebook, it has the perfect phrase!
Isn't it so cute?! I just love it! It was so simple, I just cut it out, trimmed the edges a little, then adhered it onto a bright and tropical-esque floral paper! I wanted to bring out the bright pink flowers in the photo, they were so pretty to walk under!
I just love how the flowers poke through :) and I love the font that the word "summer" is in, so pretty!
I hope you give this cut file a try, it will look so cute paired with your summer memories!!
Thank you so much for stopping by, have a beautiful day!
Little Adventurer | Vicki Parker July 29, 2019 07:00
Happiness | Kelly Barron July 25, 2019 07:00
Hello everyone! It's Kelly and today I have a layout to share using the gorgeous Butterfly Circle cut file.
I love butterflies and this cut file was perfect to use for this sweet photo of my mom.
The colors of the Horizon collection matched my photo perfectly, so this file was perfect to use many of the different patterned papers.
Stitching is one of my favorite ways to add texture to a layout. I forgot to check my settings on my sewing machine and started to stitch using the zig zag stitch. I embraced the mistake and added a few more zig zag stitches to the butterflies while alternating straight stitching.
This cut file is perfect to showcase your patterned papers and minimize the use of embellishments. It's the perfect way to stretch your supplies. I always run out of my favorite embellishments before I use all of my patterned paper.
The finishing touch for this layout was white splatters. Be sure to stop by the store and check out this gorgeous Butterfly Circle cut file. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope that you have a great day!
Right now | Anna Blades July 15, 2019 07:00
Hi crafty friends!
Anna here with you today! Sometimes you don't need that much to create a pretty layout. Sometimes it's ok to keep it simple, to just enjoy the process and to not overthink it. Cut files can help you a lot, especially when they're are as inspiring as Nicole's cut files.
When I saw this one, I knew I wanted it to be the focal point of my page. Just two words, but the different fonts make it so fresh and fun.
I wanted it to really stand out, so I painted the background with black chalk paint, using a dry brush. You can see the paper texture... it's a very cool effect!
Some mustard yellow notes and a few black splats gives an informal look to the page. I usually don't add journaling to my layouts, but this time I did it. And if you're wondering, I wrote it in catalan ;)
Thank you so much for joining me today, see you soon!!
Blushing Bride July 1, 2019 07:00
Hey there paper peeps! Thank you so much for having me today, Sarah Bargo here and this is my first post as a brand new design team member woohoo! One day I told someone that my Silhouette Cameo had been sitting in it's box for over a year because I was scared of it lol... and she said "ummm Sarah you HAVE to start using cut files, it will change the way you scrap!" Well she was right, it totally has! So you could say that I am so excited to be here today in cut file heaven!
Now that I look back I think I have always been artsy fartsy growing up, but I've been a hard core scrapper since 1999, and haven't looked back since! I live in a small Illinois town, work full time, and have 2 amazing boys that are my whole world! Oh there's also this little furball cat named Salem that just looooves to "organize" my scrap room while I'm sleeping... but I let it slide because he's super cute and wears a tuxedo and mittens..
Life has been kinda tricky for me these past few months, but God has given me a good life and He always carries me through the storm, so I can't complain! ;)
For my first project, I created a shabby layout using the gorgeous Rose Cluster cut file! I love it so much I just thought it was so lovely!
This is my beautiful niece on her wedding day..
I used some pretty watercolor paints on it to add some color, that's one of my favorite techniques to use with cut files! Especially beautiful flowers!
Just a fun girly eclectic page, I love pastels! Look at the beautiful details of this cut file!
Just gorgeous! What is your favorite technique to use while playing with your cut files? Here's the link in case you'd like to play with this one!
Thanks again so much for having me and for stopping in! Have a beautiful day!
Food art - Johanna Valayer June 17, 2019 07:00
Let's go - Johanna Valayer June 6, 2019 07:00
Be mine - Johanna Valayer May 23, 2019 07:00
Love | Majken Pullin May 21, 2019 07:00
Hello lovelies! Majken here with you today sharing a layout for our "Words" theme this back part of May. I'm using a large "love" for my title because May is my anniversary month with my husband. We've been married 19 years this month! <3
I was inspired by the Pink Paislee Auburn Lane collection colors, and I felt that the "love" title would pop using black cardstock and the black would emphasize the soft colors in the collection. I pulled this "love" from the Lots of Love 1 cut file.
The Henna Heart cut file looks gorgeous in black, too.
After I backed the flowers of the heart with the same paper, I sprinkled in some Dimensional Paper flower embellishments.
I cut a frame from the patterned vellum to give the layout that frame for balance, and I sprinkled a few sequins to keep the layout simple.
Definitely consider using black for your large word titles to help your titles stand out!
Cut files used today:
So glad you could join me today on the blog!
Friends - Johanna Valayer May 9, 2019 07:00
SPRING | Nathalie DeSousa April 11, 2019 07:00
Nathalie with you today, and it has been a long and cold winter here in Canada,and Spring is slowly showing up. So, instead of waiting around for Spring to finally catch up, i decided to pull a few memories from last year's season to create this page using a few of the beautiful JustNick Studio cut files.
I wanted something really light and airy for this layout, so i started with the Type It Alpha cut file to create the large vertical title. I welded the letters together, and cut them out of white cardstock.
To back the title, i chose to use the negative part of the cut out, and vellum for every other letter. A bit of foam adhesive helps to create the dimension on the letters, and make them stand out.
Once the background was set on the background, i laid the picture in place,and used the new Rolled Flower 1, Rolled Flower 2, and Rolled Flower 3 cut files and papers from the new Scrapbook and Cards Today Magazine Spring Fling kit to create the flowers for this page.
I used a ball tool to curl the edges of the flowers a bit, and then used a pencil to help me start the rolling process for this flowers, and then took out the pencil and continue rolling them together. A bit of hot glue at the center of the flower holds the rolled flower together. I added a matching enamel dot to the center of the flower to hide the hot glue.
I glued the flowers around the picture and title of this page, but added a few leaves made from the Stems cut file from white cardstock. A few extra embellishments -all from the SCT Spring Fling kit- complete this page.
I hope this inspires you to jumpstart your Spring documenting. There are so many new cut files in the JustNick Studio shop that will help you bring a bit of Spring to your projects.
Happy place - Johanna Valayer April 1, 2019 07:00
You are | Niki Rowland March 27, 2019 07:00
Love you - Johanna Valayer March 20, 2019 07:00
Celebrate Friends | Majken Pullin March 11, 2019 07:00
Hello crafty friends! Majken here with you today as we get closer to welcoming spring. I love background cut files - you can really do a lot with them. On the layout I'm sharing today, I backed some of the flowers in this background with different patterned paper, sewed along the cut file edges, and sewed over the centers to create different textures. Here's the full layout I created to celebrate a dear friendship:
I cut the Crazy Daisy Background from textured white cardstock and first thought I'd overlay it on another piece of white cardstock. Before I committed though, I tested it over a few patterned papers from Pinkfresh Studio, and I loved the way it looked over the dark blue paper with the subtle polka dots.
Before I adhered it though, I first cut various petals from a coordinating 6x6 paper pad to back a few of the flowers.
Once I had the flowers that I wanted filled in, I adhered it over the dark blue paper and sewed along some of the flowers in the cut file. I also sewed circles in the center of a few of the flowers that I didn't put patterned paper behind.
For my title, I used a fun alphabet cut file called Type It Font. To keep the white letters from blending too much with the Crazy Daisy Background cut file, I offset my letters slightly and cut them again using a green patterned paper that I used as a mat for the slightly smaller white letters that I cut.
Alphabet cut files are perfect for titles, and the great thing about them is you can cut them over and over in any paper, color, or size you want. You never run out of a letter either!
I finished the layout with some journaling (in the center of a flower!), buttons, brads, stickers, and ephemera.
Cut files used:
I'm so grateful you stopped by the JustNick blog today, and I hope you're inspired to grab these background and alpha cut files (or two or three other ones!) to create with.
Have a great week!
Love out loud - Johanna Valayer March 6, 2019 07:00
Play always - Johanna Valayer February 27, 2019 07:00
You Have My Whole Entire Heart | Majken Pullin February 25, 2019 07:00
Hello cut file crafters! Majken here with you today, and I'm sharing another love-themed project with you using some fabulous new cut files. I created my previous layout in blues, but today I'm switching back to the more traditional love color: pinks! And I'm using Heidi Swapp's Hawthorne collection because I have all the heart eyes for ombre paper! Who's with me??
I cut my title first using textured white cardstock, sizing the "HEART" to go the length of my layout. I cut the smaller title words using pink paper, but I felt it "melted" into the page, so I cut it again using white cardstock to shadow the pink and help it pop off the page.
Instead of using the inside for the "A" and the "R", I cut a bunch of Hearts 4 out in various sizes and replaced those areas.
I also cut several of the Candy Hearts 2 using white cardstock and matted them with various matching papers so the words would show through nicely. And I matted my photo, tucking a couple of the hearts around it and using a third one in the top left corner.
A few added embellishments....and voila!
Now it's your turn! Go grab these and other love-ly cut files from the JustNick store so you can celebrate your love.
Have a great day!
Heart - Leslie Berner February 20, 2019 07:00
Hi scrappy friends! It's Leslie on the blog today. I used the cut file called My Heart.
I only use the word "Heart" and copied it unto my page 5 times, staggering them and then welding them together. This is what it looked like in my software.I used plain white smooth card stock.
I decided I wanted to do some backing. and backed three of the "Heart" words with patterned paper from the Paige Evans Whimsical collection. I backed the first, third and fifth word.
The rest went pretty quickly, I fussy cut one of the big floral clusters from one of the other patterned papers from the collections and nestled my photo between the cut file and the floral cluster.
Next, I scattered some of the enamel shapes around the layout and added some small chipboard pieces that fit into the little open spaces. Lastly I splattered some black Heidi Swapp color shine in the top right hand corner and added a roughly drawn border around the edge of the layout.
Here are some close ups.
Here is the final layout...
If you are interested in watching the Process Video for this layout here is a link to my channel, Leslie Berner.
My Everything | Rachel Lowe February 13, 2019 07:00
Hello my scrappy friends (who LOVE cut files) I have a Valentine themed layout, but I chose a photo of me and my baby boy because love is love right! I have used two cut files on this layout, of course gorgeous Valentine themed cut files.
Firstly I cut the Heart Background cut file in white and kept it a 12x12 cut. I then cut the inner hearts in blue (release compound and move the hearts you want to use). I wanted to add some contrast to break up the white.
I then cut the You Are title sentiment using a striped and multi coloured paper so my title would be visually interesting.
I split my title to the top and then to the bottom of my photo, again for visual interest and to ensure your eye os drawn to the photo. My photo is attached with foam tape to create height on my layout.
Then it was just a matter of embellishing my layout, I think I have added every fav of mine when it comes to embellishments lol, pineapples, lamas, puffy hearts!!!
I love background cut files they really give your layout a wow factor and don't be afraid to use busy papers to cut titles as it adds so much visual interest and stops them from appearing flat.
Thanks for stopping by today and be sure to add these cut files to your library, they are ones you will use over and over I am sure.
Sweetheart | Marcia Dehn-Nix February 12, 2019 07:00
Hello JustNick Studio friends!
Marcia here today to share my LOVE layout inspiration with you. There are lots of awesome new cut files in the store and I could not wait to use them ... especially this Candy Heart Background. How cute is that! Perfect for scrapping your Valentine's Day pics. My mixed media background sets those hearts off nicely.
I love creating layers of papers and embellishments on my layouts. I actually used 5 cut files here! Here is a closer look at those fabulous hearts. Can you see the other cut files?
I placed one of the Dainty Doilies behind my photo. Isn't it gorgeous! Doilies are so great for layering! They add a nice feminine touch.
In the lower right hand corner I chose the scripty word 'Sweetheart' from the Love List digital cut file for my layout title. This cut file has lots of title options for your Love layouts. You could even mix and match these words with another cut file to create a totally new title option.
Here are the digital cut files I used today...
Thanks so much for stopping by today. I hope you all have an amazing Valentine's Day.
Favorite - Johanna Valayer January 22, 2019 07:00
Remember Today | Majken Pullin January 18, 2019 07:00
Hello JustNick friends! Majken here with you today, and I experimented with Distress Oxide inks and one of the new background cut files released last week to create a pretty and colorful layout background to celebrate friends. Take a peek!
After creating a blended ink background and splattering with sprinkles of water, I let it dry completely, and then ran it through my Minc machine to help get it back to a flat paper so I could cut it.
I then cut out the new Pretty Paisley Floral Background from the inked background...it's just gorgeous!
Because of the detail on the background cut file, I kept the rest of the layout fairly simple. I created the title using the Everyday Words Background cut file. I cut three times to layer the letters together with glue so it would create a thicker title that would show nicely.
I also opted to back my photo with Doily 2, which is backed with blue patterned paper from Pink Paislee "Whimsical". You can see it peeking out.
And here are a couple more closeups of the Pretty Paisley Floral Background, which I sprinkled with a few star sequins (from Little Things by Lucy's Cards) and added a few puffy stickers, also from Pink Paislee "Whimsical".
Thank you so much for joining me today on the JustNick blog - go grab the cutfiles I shared with you today (or combine your own!) and get crafty. New designs are released weekly, so check back often. :)
Enjoy your weekend!!
Happy - Johanna Valayer December 14, 2018 07:00
12 days of giveaways - DAY 5 - Johanna Valayer December 5, 2018 03:30 2 Comments
Sweet - Johanna Valayer November 26, 2018 07:00
Fall love - Johanna Valayer November 9, 2018 07:00 1 Comment
Summer memories - Johanna Valayer October 12, 2018 07:00 2 Comments
On The Go | Monique Liedtke October 2, 2018 07:00
Hello JustNick friends! It's Monique on the blog today, sharing my "Barcelona" layout with you. It's been almost 6 years that we visited this amazing city and the photos I've used on this layout have been lying on my desk for just as long! I had created a mini album for this vacation and these were my leftover photos, but as it was one of the most amazing city trips we did, I didn't want to part with them. And now I'm so glad I didn't as they were just perfect to use with the "Big Wheels" cut file!
This is the "Big Wheels" cut file; such an awesome, versatile cut file!
I also used the "Wish You Were Here" collection from Pretty Little Studio and my circle punches to create this page. Love how well the colors of Pretty Little Studio collection match my photos! And I love that I got to use so many different pieces of patterned paper in one layout!
And no, there were no lamas to be found in Barcelona, but I adored the die-cut and wanted to include at least part of him in my page!
When I started my layout I had square sized photos, but quickly decided that that size didn't work for a multiple photo layout with this cut file. Then I punched circles from my photos and now I totally love the result!
I added a few word stickers, word flags and die-cuts and a bit of machine stitching and I was done!
Thank you so much for stopping by our blog to take a peek at my project! Hope you like it. If you're looking for this or other circular cut files or any other cut file just hop over to the JustNick store!
Sweet day - Johanna Valayer September 29, 2018 07:00
- Page 1 of 5