More Project Life Happy Spreads

Hello again! Last week, I shared a few Project Life spreads using the Project Life Happy Edition, and today I’m back with a few more.

Last year, I used all Design A page protectors in my album because that is what I had. A newer set I purchased came with both Design A and Design D (with the vertical pockets). I gotta say … I am LOVING the vertical slots. I take a lot of vertical photos and so it is fun to be able to feature them at the larger size.

YOU ROCK

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CHILL

Here I added lots of layered die cuts to the accent cards. They took awhile to create, but I really love how they turned out!

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HELLO SUMMER

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SPOOKY

One thing I really loved about working with the Happy Edition cards were that most of the cards were virtually solid in color or tone-on-tone patterns. That allowed me to pull out the colors that I wanted to use and create my own combinations … like in this Halloween spread. For Christmas, you could pull out the red/green cards, for patriotic pages you could use the red/blue cards … and so on.

Even if this set isn’t available anywhere, maybe you could still recreate the pages, but using patterned papers from your stash of supplies.

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I hope you feel inspired today to do a little bit of pocket-style scrapbooking. It’s a lot of fun!

See you again soon!

 

JanaBold

Stamping & Coloring on Cards

As part of the 24-Hour Craft Day on HSN last month, I created several projects using American Crafts Chromatix markers. Unfortunately, the markers sold out and are no longer available at HSN.com, but I thought I would still share with you what I made.

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For this card, I combined stamps together with a couple of the phrase stickers from the Inspired Inc. Mega Stickers Kit.

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THANKS, DEAR

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YOU’RE A LIFESAVER

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SPRING

For this card I tried coloring the markers directly to a solid floral stamp. I love the way the colors mixed together before stamping them on the paper. The card sentiment is again from the Inspired Inc. Mega Sticker Kit.

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ST. LOUIS

And finally, I created a scrapbook page with a stamped city skyline. I love the watercolor effect I was able to achieve using these markers. So fun!

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That’s it for today! I’ll be back again soon with more shares. I hope you are having a lovely Spring!

JanaBold

Easter Blessings Two-Pager

Happy Easter Weekend! I love this time of year. The green returning to the earth, the birds chirping, the warmth of the sunshine … it all brings such a feeling of happiness and hope and new beginnings. I hope this weekend you are able to spend some time with your families and to reflect on the Savior’s love for all of us. I am so grateful to know that He lives and loves me. I’m grateful for the Atonement and the opportunity we have to continually better ourselves through it. I’m grateful for the burdens and sadness He was willing to lift off of my shoulders. I’m grateful for the strength He gives me. I am grateful for Him.

Source: Because of Him

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This weekend we will be having Easter Egg hunts and Easter dinner with family and taking lots of pictures to remember these special times. Here is a two-page layout of last year’s Easter morning using adorable cut files by SVGCuts.com. (For full instructions and sizes for this project, visit the SVG Cuts Blog HERE.)

EASTER BLESSINGS

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SVG Cuts Collections Used:

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The adorable bunnies and egg border on this layout are from the Spring Bunnies SVG Collection. Aren’t they just super sweet?! I just love them and couldn’t wait to use them on this page.

The “Easter” title word is actually a FREEBIE that you can find HERE on ths SVG Cuts site. After cutting it out, I trimmed away the word “blessings” and added it back in with letter stickers (the original file was too tall for the space that I wanted to use it in).

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The clouds come from the adorable Ryan’s Playdate SVG Collection, and then sun is from the amazing Peony Cottage SVG Collection. Both of these kits have incredible dimensional files that I will be using at another time, but I love that I can mix and match the elements from all of them to create something new and add them to my scrapbook pages.

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These papers are all from the American Crafts My Girl Paper Pad. I picked it up at the annual American Crafts Warehouse Sale in Provo, Utah, but I have also seen it an JoAnn’s Craft Store (so you can use a coupon on it, if you’d like to pick it up for yourself). I love the sweet, soft colors and patterns!

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Thanks for stopping by to take a look at my work today. Have a beautiful Easter weekend!

Hugs,

JanaBold

My Crazy Fun Family

The best thing about my family is that they are so much fun to hang out with! I love how silly they can be together. We just have a great time being together! A few summers ago we went on a road trip. When we arrived at our destination, the kids were so happy to be there, that they jumped out of the car and started running and jumping around. I caught this fun picture of them and decided to feature it by itself on this next page using the Noel Mignon Social Butterfly kit.

MY CRAZY FUN FAMILY

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Circles are a really fun way to frame out a single photo. Here I cut out a large circle from the Crate Paper Boys Rule Race Track paper.

I also had some fun with chevrons on this page. The two sections at the top of the page were hand cut from patterned papers. I accented them with a pair of Jillibean Soup Wood Sprinkles (LOVE these things!).

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Do you have a silly photo that deserves to be center-stage on a layout? Well, pull it out! Print it at a nice, big 5×7 size and have fun recording that memory!

Have a great weekend!

JanaBold