Nov 25, 2016

25 Days of Christmas Tags -- with BIG GIVEAWAYS!

If you haven't heard of the 25 Days of Christmas Tags, this year you must check it out on Tracey McNeely's blog. Look at all the amazing sponsors she has lined up! That means 25 days of giveaways and prizes!
As a current member of the Jillibean Soup team, I was excited to be able to create a tag for this year's 25th day!

 I used a combination of Shakers, Soup Staples, tags and adhesive sequins to create this fun extra large tag!
I hope you will check out all the other 25 Days of Christmas tags posts because there is a ton of eye candy to see and prizes to be won!

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Nov 23, 2016

Two Ways to Apply Foil to Christmas Cards

The Therm O Web Design Team had a chance to swap with the Echo Park team and the results were so fun! I made a set of Christmas cards.

These cards are very simple to make because they involve the same basic design. Cut the 12×12 sheet of patterned paper that includes 3×4 card designs into those rectangles and then mount on slightly larger sheets of coordinating patterned paper. Die cut a third piece of patterned paper into 4.25 x 5.5 to create the background card panel and adhere to a white card base.
To add some shimmer and shine, use Therm O Web Deco Foils™. For dimensional foiled elements, use the iCraft® Deco Foil™ Liquid Adhesive.
If you would like to see these two different adhesives in action and see the difference between them, check out this video.

Nov 20, 2016

Quick and Easy Window Cards with Scrapbook Circle

I love clean and simple cards, but when you can add an unexpected element they are even more fun! A window card adds a unique touch to an otherwise simple card. The PinkFresh Acrylic shapes found in the Scrapbook Circle November Kit, Wonderland, make it very easy to add windows to cards. rk-sc-november-cards-1

By punching the same shape through a card panel and base, you can sandwich the acrylic shape in between and create a window. Check out this quick video to see how I made this card with this simple technique!

Have you started making holiday cards yet? Are you using the Wonderland kit? Be sure to share in the Scrapbook Circle of Friends group, we would love to see them!

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Nov 4, 2016

Prepping A December Album with Scrapbook Circle

When I saw the Scrapbook Circle November Kit, Wonderland, I knew I wanted it to be a part of my December album. Plus, if I start prepping my December album now, I am more likely to actually get it done in December! I grabbed a 6x8 album and got to work.


The cover is always the most fun, don't you think! I loved using the PinkFresh alphas, Elle's Studio tags and Pebbles patterned paper. I die cut a circle of patterned paper from the 6x6 PinkFresh pad and created the snow by die cutting a circle of the same size from cardstock and then die cutting the border on top. I used some Aleen's Glitter snow paste to create the faux snow!


Next I worked on the tab dividers. I created one tab for food.


One for gift ideas and lists.


And the last tab will be my traditional December album including photos and journaling.


To get ready for this section, I cut down the PinkFresh patterned paper into each numbered piece and added them into various page protectors.


Yes, it is very bare bones at this point, but at least I know I started it and will be able to add to it as the month goes on and I start making my lists. My goal is to actually take a picture each day in December and print it out each night, but we'll see if that happens!

Do you create a December album every year? When do you start creating?

Thanks for stopping by!

:) Rebecca