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Dream Today - iNSD 2017 May 06, 2017 07:00

Hello hello hello!!! It's Cathy here and I'm so excited to be participating in the celebrations here on the JustNick Blog!  We will have several different designers posting through the day and there will be a free cut file to go along with the posts!  Make sure you scroll down to the bottom of the page to get your code :)

So for my layout I actually used 3 different cut files!  I used the Dreamcatcher 1 cut file, the Feathers 2 cut file, and the Sweater Weather cut file.  I decided to finally get in on the dreamcatcher fad, you know, considering that it's almost over!  Well let me tell you, this turned out even better than I expected, and although I had to be patient when it came to cutting out the feathers and gluing everything down, the actual design came together super quick!  Don't forget to pop over to my YouTube channel to see my process video!

I did a little mixed media behind my dreamcatcher before I glued it down, and I love the addition of the white feathers with my patterned paper feathers.  It really brought a level of dreamy whimsy that I had wanted in my layout!  If you haven't tried a dreamcatcher yet then I suggest you grab yourself the feather and dreamcatcher cut file and get to work, you won't be disappointed!

 

 

You can grab the Dreamcatcher 1 cut file for FREE using the code: DREAM2FREE at checkout now until May 7, 2017 only!


October Guest Designer + Freebie time! October 14, 2016 07:00

Good morning everyone! I am super excited to have the talented Bea Valiant as our Guest Designer on the blog today!

I’m Bea Valint from Hungary, a little country in middle Europe… we have pretty hot summers, spicy foods, and a difficult history… I’m an economist and I've always been interested in numbers so right now I have FOUR kids, TWO hobbies, ONE husband and ZERO time... I always have been a creative person never stop with making home decorations, paper carfts and DIY projects. Regarding scrapbooking, everything started when my sister-in-law invited me to a workshop and I became totally ’infected’. My favorite subjects are my beautiful family that I have been blessed with. I love bright colors , little details and cheerful photos. As a paper crafter, I love to find ways to create unique embellishments using pre-made products. I love to start the day with coffee and work out, to travel and explore the world’ beauties, to have fun with friends, but you can find me often standing with crossed fingers next to the gokart racetrack pulling for my sons who are little gokart racers following them father’s passion. My craftroom is always open… I create things together with my kids, sometimes friends, but never with my husband... he just enjoys the results :)

We asked Bea to create a couple pages with any cut files she wanted from our store and check out this first lovely project using our Leaves and Sweater Weather cut files.

Autumn is my favourite season, love the beautiful golden shine and colorful leaves everywhere! I wanted to reflect this colorful world on my second layout using the 'Leaves' and the 'Sweather Weather' cut file. I cutted the leaves out of an aquarell paper and painted them with watercolor. I used white gesso on a grey cardstock, and placed the colorful leaves around my photos. I cutted some more leaves out of a Pink Paislee patterned paper and added them to my layout

Bea also sent us this gorgeous page using our Nana's Doily Background cut file:

When I first saw the Nana's doily background I already knew that I have to crate a layout with this gorgeous cut file! I enlarged the form and separate the circles with fussy cutting. I placed the round photo in the middle of the large doily circle and backed the cut file with Pink Paislee Fancy Free patterned papers around the photo  I created a cluster on the right top using Pink Paislee Take Me Away embellishments.

Don't you just love what she did with those cut files! Amazing! Now, let's get to the freebie!

We are so inspired by what Bea did with our Nana's Doily Background, we thought you would be too and we are giving that one away for FREE now, until October 31, 2016!

Just use the code: NANAFREE at checkout - no other purchase necessary!

To keep up with all of Bea's crafting adventures, please follow her:

Her Blog 

Instagram  

Facebook  

YouTube channel

Thanks SO much to Bea for guesting for us this month! Enjoy your freebie everyone!

 


Fall details | Stuck?! Sketches Team Up September 19, 2016 07:00 1 Comment

Hi cut file fans,

Laureen here with you today to share my layout created for the Stuck?! Sketches Team up.

If you decide to play along with the Sketch you get a chance to win a $25 gift certificate - who doesn't love that extra money to spend on some great cut files right?!

Here is the awesome sketch Laura created for us -

 

 

Now - I am not to good using multiple pictures on one page, and so I only used one larger picture and paper instead of two additional photos. After I finished my page I noticed it looks quite similar to Nicoles one - she was a great inspiration ;)

I used the new Leafy Circle Doily and modified it, so I'd have a wreath to layer my picture and papers into. I also added a tiny circle to the bottom right corner to indicate the circle graphic in the sketch.

For added detail I die- cut branches from Stems and Sweater Weather out of patterned paper and vellum and layered those around the page.

 

Here are a few close-ups:

Come back tomorrow to see a different take on the Sketch!

Have a great day,

Laureen

 

Cut files used:

Leafy Circle Doily

Sweater Weather

Stems

 


Dare to Dream June 09, 2016 07:00

Hello everyone.  I love a good challenge and this one is no exception.  If you've been following along this week, you know that Nicole challenged a few of us to use 4 or more cut files for our project.  She makes that easy peasy with her amazing designs.

Cut Files used: Dreamcatcher 1PolaroidsShattered AlphaScript FontSweater Weather

How to: Use the Dreamcatcher 1 file as a guide to create a stitching path. Stitch the Dreamcatcher with embroidery floss.  Add stitched lines for the hanging feathers. Cut feathers and adhere to the page. Create the title using a combination of the Script Font and Shattered Alpha font. I welded the script font together. Cut a polaroid frame. Add layers and your photo.


Meet our April GDT + get your monthly freebie! April 15, 2016 07:00 1 Comment

Please help me welcome our talented April guest designer Chantalle McDaniel!

Hi, I’m Chantalle and, like so many of you, I just love this amazing creative outlet called scrapping! I live with my Husband and two kiddos in beautiful Brisbane, Australia and I’m thrilled to be serving on Simple Stories and We R Memory Keepers design teams for 2016. You can find me at the links below -  looking forward to connecting with you! 

We let Chantalle choose a bunch of cut files from our store  and check out the pages she created for us!

Cut files used: All Boy and Game

I have a crazy Xbox zombie living with me right now, so the Gamer files really caught my eye! I have used the word ‘gamer’, included in the set, and cut it on my Cameo using the Silhouette Stamp Material.

I then went about stamping with white ink on the background. I’ve also used some of the awesome hand drawn stars in the ‘All Boy’ set as embellishments.

Next, Chantalle used this month's free file to create this super pretty and colorful page!

Cut files used: No Rain, No Rainbows and Sweater Weather

This file was perfect for a recent family outing on Australia day. The weather was set to be terrible but we ventured out anyway and were rewarded with lots of and sunshine after the rain!

I have drawn inspiration from a rainbow and cut the file on Bazzill double thick  cardstock which is great for wet media. I then applied some subtle watercolour with paints and my aqua brush.

Thanks so much Chantalle for inspiring us with your work!

Here is a peek at this month's freebie:

Now, I know you want this one for free! Just use the code: RAINFREE at checkout to snag this freebie only until midnight on April 30, 2016!

No other purchase necessary

To follow Chantalle on her scrapping journey:

Insta: @chantallemcdaniel

FB: https://www.facebook.com/chantalle.mcdaniel

Pinterest: https://au.pinterest.com/chantallemcd/

Scrapbook.comhttp://www.scrapbook.com/galleries/970529.html

Thanks again Chantalle for guesting for us and sharing your beautiful style with us!

 


14 Days of Holidays - Day 14 + GDT! December 18, 2015 00:00 6 Comments

It is the LAST day of our 14 Days of Holidays... we truly hope you have enjoyed all of our downloads :)

Today, we have a a very talented Guest Designer - Amy Coose joining us!

Hi everyone, my name is Amy Coose and I am thrilled to be guesting for Just NicK! I live in Northern Virginia with my hubby on 20 years, my two teenagers, and my sweet 4 year old. I have been scrapbooking in some form since high school (I won't tell you how long ago that was), and love that it creates snapshots of our lives for us to look back on. When I am not scrapbooking, you will find me at the ice rink.  We are a huge hockey family and spend way too much time at the ice rinks in our area. Thanks so much, Nicole, for asking me to be a guest.

We asked Amy to pick up some designs from the JustNick store and create a project! Look at what she sent us:

I used the Sweater Weather cut file and the Leaves cut file. I adore how this layout came out. I had so much fun just tucking those fabulous cut file leaves all around my layout.  The title is from the Sweater Weather set, and it was perfect.

 
Amy used some of our holiday designs to create this great holiday layout!
I love large titles, and I cut it out of my patterned paper and backed it with gold.  It was the perfect way to frame my photo of our Christmas tree.
The Laurel wreath file is so beautiful, and it was perfect as a frame for some of my embellishments.
Next, we sent Amy today's FREEBIE file and she created this SUPER cute holiday card! I love how she sized the freebie to fit her card front :)
I used the negative of the cut file, and stitched around it using gold thread. I added a sentiment and some twine and that was it. Super easy, but also super cute!
Thanks SO much to Amy for joining us today! If you would like to keep up with all Amy's lovely work, please do so:

 

Now, would you like to grab this file for FREE!

Just simply use the code: TREEFREE at checkout and it is all yours! No purchase necessary.

Code will expire December 18, 2015 at midnight.

I truly hope you have enjoyed our 14 Days of Holidays event and hope you will come back often for all that's new in store.. and grab more of our free files too!


I'll love you today, forever & always November 26, 2015 07:00

Hello Just Nick friends, it's Jaclyn joining you on the blog today.

I'm sure I don't need to remind you that each and every week Nicole is releasing four brand new cut files to the shop!  And each time she does, I have a new favorite that I can't wait to use.  The Today Forever Always file has been on my 'must use' list since the moment I spotted it.  It didn't take long for me to locate a picture of my kids that would pair just perfectly with this file, and make for a fun and eye catching page.

 

That tile makes a statement, doesn't it?  Since it's rather bold, layering it next to and on top of my photo, ties the two parts together and directs the viewers eye to the main elements on the page.

 

The open spaces in the letters on this file could certainly be left open for a fun and delicate title effect.  To me, however, those empty spaces were begging to be filled with an array of pretty patterns and colors.  I reached for my stack of 6x6 patterned paper pads and selected a myriad of designs to compliment my photo. This resulted in an eclectic patchwork style title, that still remains very legible due to the outline and block style lettering.

 

As is typical for me, I couldn't stop at using just one cut file design on my page.  I cut various sizes and styles of leaves from Leaf it to me and Sweater Weather to add some texture and to round out my design.

 

I chose to cut my leaves from neutral papers.  Doing so, ensures that they don't compete with the main elements of my page, and instead work to compliment and enhance the theme.

 

We'd love to see what you are doing with each new release!  Link us up on Facebook and/or make sure to tag your designs #justnickstudio when sharing on Instagram.  Happy creating!

Supplies used:

Today Forever & Always

Leaf it to me

Sweater Weather


Give Thanks November 19, 2015 07:00

Hello JustNick friends!

Marcia here today.  Wow! Only one more week until Thanksgiving here in the USA. This year I have so much to be grateful for. I have a wonderful family including a new son-in-law. We have a beautiful spacious home that we are currently sharing with the newlyweds so they can save up some money to buy their own house. We are all relatively healthy. I decided to scrap a family photo with the Imaginisce Give Thanks collection. Since my photo was taken in the fall, I wanted to create a background of colorful leaves with the new JustNick Leaf Background digital cut file. I am thrilled at how it turned out ...

I have to share a close up of the leaves. The stitching adds a nice touch.

I cut out a few feathers using the JustNick Sweater Weather digital cut file. Aren't they fun!

 You can also see I added some texture using the JustNick Positive 2 Background digital file as a stencil and some molding paste.

 Here is a wrap up of the JustNick digital cut files used...


 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a great week.


remember. November 12, 2015 07:00

hello, Diana here.  I love the word Remember--it's powerful.  When helping people to remember something, I don't use the phrase "don't forget" I say "please remember".  We usually when receiving instructions here the last word someone says and apply it.  

I loved using the Remember word from the Remember cut file.  I went to town on adding more embellishments with feather cuts from the Sweater Weather file; hearts from the Basic Hearts cut file; a doilies from the Doilies cut file, and finally a simple border under the picture with the Simple Scallop file.

The story behind this picture is it is the last one we took formally 6 years ago!  I know SO sad, this year we are going to do it again!  This opportunity was very fun with one of our favorite people as the photographer.

We would LOVE to see your creations using the JustNick Studio cut files.  Please feel free to tag us on Instagram with @justnickstudio or share them on our Facebook page HERE.


10 mois (10 months) November 02, 2015 07:00

Hello, everyone! Aurelie here today to reveal a layout I recently designed using two JustNick cut files on the one design. Very much inspired by the floral patterns on my layering elements, I opted to use one cut from the Sweater Weather file and the other from the Simple Scallop Strips file. 

Cut in black cardstock, these cut files were absolutely perfect as extra layering items to bring everything together. YAY!

Now it's your turn to use different cut files on one project. And with all the awesome files available in the JustNick store, the possibilities are limitless! Have FUN and happy scrapping!


Love me some Fall! October 05, 2015 07:00

Hi everyone!

Did you participate in World Cardmaking Day this past Saturday? I love that we have these "holidays" for our papercrafting hobbies and art. SO fun and I definitely participated. The challenges were inspiring and it kept me going as I made some cards to share with you today. In fact, this whole week the team is sharing cards using the cut files and how they adapt so easily from project to project. 

I'm so in the mood for Fall here in the U.S. The weather is definitely shifting and I adore sweater weather! In fact, the two cards I'm sharing with you, today, are using a newly released cut file called Sweater Weather. There are several images within the collection and I chose to play around with the leaves. I used the cut file two different ways on these cards. 

Here is the first one:

I chose to back the shape negatives with pattern paper. Such a fun technique to do with backgrounds and I also love doing it with other shapes. I duplicated the leaf shape and mirrored one of them in Silhouette Studio. 

I also thought I would show you what the inside flap looked like...

Yeah, that's not so pretty is it? In case you were wondering, I used scotch tape to get the paper down. It's the easiest and fastest. Don't worry, though. I made it look prettier by adhering a piece of pattern paper over the top. 

Much nicer! 

Here is the other card I created using the same leaves and I also used the word 'fall' from the Sweater Weather cut file:

This time, I cut everything out of the pattern paper and layered. How cozy is that card??? For these cards, I would include them with a cute little gift like hot cocoa or tea kit. Maybe a pumpkin pie, etc. Or maybe I'll just cut the flap off, frame and hang up. :) 

Are you ready for FALL??? Are you ready to make some cards??? By the end of the week you will be. ;)

Cut files used: Sweater Weather