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Little Magic March 22, 2017 07:00

Hello hello hello it's Cathy here and I'm back with another layout!  I don't know about you but even though it's still bitterly cold and gloomy in my region of the world I can't help but long for the beautiful colours of spring!  For my layout today I was inspired by all the fun and colourful scraps that I have in my stash.  Some are relatively new and some are from years ago, but either way I loved combining them together to make this fun image!  I used the Rosette Background 2, and originally I was using it as intended, as flowers, but once I was all done backing it I really loved how much it looked like wonky bubbles, so I decided to document my daughter's bubble blowing adventure last spring.  Backing the cut file with multiple papers was a wee bit time consuming, but I just love the end result!  Thanks so much for stopping by and if you go to my Youtube channel you can check out how I made my layout!

 

 


Playing with Sketch Pens January 28, 2016 07:00

Hi everyone. This is my first post for Just Nick's blog and I am so excited to be here. I've owned a Portrait for two years now and I am hoping to use it more this year! I love how versatile the Silhouette Portrait is. There are so many things you can do with this cool little machine if you're willing to try new things.

When I found out that I made the team, I ordered two new mats and some sketch pens. I've been wanting to try the sketch pens for some time now, but thought it would be too complicated. Little did I know how simple these pens are to use. Really. All I had to do was pop the blade out, insert my sketch pen and tighten the grip. Then I just changed the setting to "sketch pen" and I was done. So easy.

I decided to play with the Rosette Background. I thought it would be perfect with this photo that my five year old took of me at the park just a few weeks ago.

Thank you for stopping by today and I hope I was able to inspire you to give sketch pens a try!


Taking Some Notes September 07, 2015 07:00

Hi everyone,

Well, it's that time of year again! Back to school! I am a teacher and I absolutely love my job. I feel like the new school year comes at the perfect time - no matter how much I loved a prior class. My classroom is all sparkly clean, all the labels look new and everything is fresh and ready. I thought, since this week is all about back to school projects, I would share something for a teacher or a student - an altered composition book. And, I used the perfect cut files!

Fun, right? And it's super easy to create one of these. This is a standard, hard cover composition book. You can find them at just about every retailer that sells school or office supplies. They usually have a marbled design. I use Mod Podge to adhere the paper on the front and pack. Then, I use a strong adhesive (like my ATG or Glossy Accents) to attach everything else. 

For this book, I did the usual patterned paper cover and then, I used one of the background cut files and the marquee alpha to complete the design. It can be a little time consuming putting on the paper, trimming it down to size, etc. but, just look at the final product!

These are such perfect gifts and can be personalized so easily. 

I love how the alpha pops on top of the burlap!

Now you have the perfect idea to give to your childs teacher this school year OR maybe surprise your little student with something just for them! And use some fabulous cut files while you're at it. 

Cut files used: Rosette background, Marquee Alpha


Just Plain Wonderful | Nicole Nowosad July 31, 2015 07:00

Good morning!

 

Today is the last day of our highlight on Floral week on the blog and I am finishing off with a project made with this floral background cut file:

I cut the design from simple white cardstock and then backed each "flower" with various patterns of paper.

The whole page came together quite quickly - once I chose the patterned paper, it was just a matter of adhering the papers to create my page!

I hope you have enjoyed all the floral creations on the blog this week - stay tuned tomorrow for the new designs being loaded to the store this weekend!


New in the store today! July 12, 2015 18:51

Here are this week's newest designs!

What would you make with these files?

 

 

 

 

 

More designs coming next weekend - if you are looking for something specific - please let me know!

and stay tuned for our first freebie Friday next week on the blog :)