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You are my Happy Layout July 23, 2015 06:00
Hello there, Nicole Mantooth here today to share this layout with you featuring a word cut file. I love cut files that are words. Sometimes it makes picking a title that much easier. For this layout, this cut file inspired my entire layout. My husband and my 3 kids are my happy, so this page was just perfect. I had just taken a photo of myself with each of them when we were at Knott's Berry Farm the past weekend.
I printed my photos in black and white and I printed them all in a block so they were easy to line up on my layout, with the white border. I like white borders around the photos, just for an added interest. To me it draws your eye to the photos.
I cut my title out of a cream text paper and then a dark red and layered them so the red paper was behind to give it a shadow effect. I printed my journaling on kraft cardstock and added it to the bottom of my title. I also spritzed the entire layout with some white color mist before I added my photo block.
I laid down some striped patterned paper to frame out my photo. I then attached my photo and added some black decorative washi tape to the top of the photo, and bottom of the journaling square. I added the black elements just for some added color. There was a tiny pop of black in the striped paper behind the photo and I just thought it would be fun to bring that out. I was so excited when I was going through my stash of clothing tags and found the big black paisley sky one. It was the perfect element to add to the left side of the layout. I added some little tags and banners to the bottom right of the page and finished it off with some enamel dots and glitter stars in black and gold.
Thanks for stopping by and checking out my layout.
You can always find me over on my blog at Random Ramblings.
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I Love You to the Moon Layout July 06, 2015 07:00 2 Comments
Hello there, I hope you all had a great weekend.
Something I love to do on a layout is create texture on my background by using tone on tone. That way there is some texture there, but it doesn't take away from my overall design and photos.
My favorite way to do this is create a tone on tone background with all white. Just like I did in this layout I am sharing with you today.
I took my textured white cardstock and from another piece of the same I cut out a background using the FILIGREE BACKGROUND 1. I used adhesive backed cardstock, so once it was cut it was so easy to just add it to my first sheet of cardstock without having to mess with any other adhesives.
Once the background design was in place it is now time to focus on the main design of my layout. I then used corrugated paper in kraft color to cut out the moon file. It is called TO THE MOON. But in my cut file program I cut the moon away from the words, because I knew they would get covered up by my photos.
Once I was done with cutting out the moon, I printed my photos in black and white. I love to print my photos in black and white when I really want them to stand out with the rest of the design, especially when they don't match the colors I am using on the layout. I added my photos to my layout, grouping them with the moon so it has a cohesive feel to it. I adhered some vellum behind the open stars on the moon to give it an almost cloud like feel.
I then used the word moon from the cut file and added I love you to the from one of my favorite fonts and cut that from adhesive foil in silver. I added this to the layout right above the photos. I also cut the date from the same material. I added the date to a tag I had on hand in pink.
I printed my journaling on some pink cardstock, and decided to cut it into strips before I adhered it to the layout. Then I used the SUNNY DAYS CUT FILE and just used one of the clouds to cut three different sized clouds from vellum to add to the layout. I didn't wan't the clouds to be white because they would have been very noticeable and I wanted them to be more of an accent element. I think besides the story and photos itself, my favorite thing are the vellum clouds. They just add such a fun surprise element to the layout, almost like there is a real cloud sitting on it.
For the final finishing touches I added some corrugated kraft stars and some pink stars I cut from the same cardstock I printed the journaling on. Then I added some enamel dots and some rhinestones for that little bit of bling.
Thank you for stopping by to check out my layout. You can always find me over on my blog at RANDOM RAMBLINGS.
You Color Our Life Layout June 24, 2015 07:00
I know that washi tape has been around for so long, but lately I seem to be obsessed. So much so that I created this layout with all my washi tape. I just took a piece of white cardstock and started laying out strips of washi tape to create a rainbow affect.
I then wanted to make the title and some of the accent pieces pop so I decided to use black cardstock to make them stand out against the colors of washi tape.
I really wanted my photo to be the main focus on top of the washi tape so I printed it in a 6x6 inch size so that it was very large. I also changed it into black and white so the colors in the original photo didn't distract from the colors of the washi tape.
Once I had the photo and stars attached to the layout, I decided to add some sequins to match as well. I just sprinkled them on right next to the coordinating strips of washi tape.
I printed my journaling and added it to the bottom of the layout and it was done. This layout was super easy and you could also create the same effect with patterned paper as well.
Thanks for stopping by and checking out my layout. Be sure to check out the JUSTNICK STORE for all the awesome cut files and make sure to check often as more are always added.
Meet Nicole Mantooth! June 10, 2015 07:00 1 Comment
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Welcome the JustNick 2015 Design Team! June 01, 2015 07:00 21 Comments
I am so excited to announce our first ever Design Team - we have a talented and diverse group of ladies that I am excited to have on board.
Over the next week or so, we will be sharing a little bit about each designer and sharing an example of their work.
I hope you will stop by the blog daily for tons of inspiration using our cut files and maybe even a few freebies along the way!
We have teamed up with Audrey Yeager and her talented Design Team of My Scraps and More - all week long they will be sharing projects on their blog using our cut files - make sure you stop by their blog HERE to see the wonderful things they have created!
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