Bella Blvd: Just Plain Fishy

I love the Fundamentals Sticker sheets that come with each Bella Blvd collection. There are so many versatile shapes on each sheet, including phrase stickers, tab stickers, border stickers, all types of accent stickers: like hearts, circles, arrows, pluses, and more. There is even an alphabet! Everything you need to make a page look finished is included! You gotta love that!

Today I wanted to share with you a page I created using the Secrets of the Sea – Boy collection, using lots of Fundamental Stickers to accent my page. Check it out below!

JUST PLAIN FISHY

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I gotta say, one of my very favorite things about the Fundamentals Stickers is the cute alphabet. I love the varying sizes of the letters. It makes your title on your project look so bouncy and fun! Here you can see that I spelled out my title on a circle of 6×8 paper that has been stitched around the edge with my sewing machine. I added a puffy fish sticker and then used the hearts from the Fundamental Sticker Sheet as the air bubbles for the fish!

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I added a designer clip to the top right corner of my main photo and then added a phrase sticker, a large heart sticker, and two plus stickers as accents. You can also see the border sticker accenting the top of my page!

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I clustered lots of the Fundamental Stickers in the other corner of my page to the left of the small photo. First, I placed added twine to the tag sticker and added it to the left of the photo. I then added the sailboat puffy sticker. The small cloud, “AWESOME” word sticker, and rectangle fish sticker ground everything and make it feel cohesive.

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I added another border sticker to the bottom of the page and used my sewing machine to zig zag stitch across the top of it.

The journaling on this page would almost get lost in the shuffle of things if it wasn’t for that adorable octopus sticker grouped with a phrase and arrow sticker from the Fundamentals Sticker sheet. The arrow directs your eye to the story and helps provide movement on the page.

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I had so much fun putting this page together and the Fundamental Stickers were just the things I needed to connect all the different areas of the page together. Thanks for stopping by today!

SUPPLIES:

OTHER SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: White, Navy, Orange
Brown Distress Ink
Sewing Machine/White Thread
Adhesive/Foam Squares
Computer/Printer
Trimmer/Scissors

Thanks for stopping by!
JanaBold

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Echo Park Paper: Wedding Gazebo Gift Box

I love a beautiful outdoor wedding in the summertime! Create a crisp, white gazebo adorned with flowers to collect wedding cards at your next wedding celebration … or maybe even use this as a special gift box! The Echo Park Paper Wedding Bliss collection is perfect for this!
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I created the box using the Carta Bella Paper Ultra White Felt Designer Cardstock and the gorgeous papers from the Wedding Bliss collection. I cut the Gazebo Cut File (Winter Gazebo by SVGCuts.com) using my Silhouette Cameo Electronic Cutting Machine.
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I wanted the top of the gazebo to really catch your eye, so I used the Wedding Floral Paper with its beautiful gold foil accents. I added detail to the edges by embossing white cardstock with the Dainty Damask embossing folder.
Next, I created some big, beautiful flowers  and a Mini Paper Fan to use as a focal point on the roof. The flowers were cut using the Rose Flower – Small Cut File by Echo Park Paper (Design #193699 in the Silhouette Design Store). The leaves are from the Flower Cut File by Echo Park Paper (Design #192286 in the Silhouette Design Store).
I tucked in a couple of tags from the Frames & Tags Ephemera Pack for even more interest.
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For the windows I used the Easter Vellum Dot Paper in Blush Bunny. I adhered it “inside out” so that the dots were a more subtle pink. I fussy-cut the banners from the Forever and Always Paper to form a swag all the way around the gazebo, adding in a couple of lengths of pearl strands for more dimension.
I punched the flowers from the Lt. Pink/Pink Coordinating Solid paper and then added enamel dots for the flower centers.
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The box opens up so that you can place electronic lights inside, if you would like. Here you can see the vellum adhered to the inside of the box with the pattern facing inwards.
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I added the “Bride & Groom” sticker and heart stickers to the doorway. Look how cute it looks all lit up in the dark!
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On the bottom portion of the box, I created another cluster of embellishments with more die cut leaves and two more Mini Paper Fans. I added a couple of enamel dots to the center of one of the paper fans for a bit of shine. I added the “I Do” sticker to the center of the other one.
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Another great use for this project would be to use it as a centerpiece of a table; either at a wedding, on a small table along with the guest book, or maybe as a fun decoration for a bridal shower. There are so many possibilities!
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SUPPLIES:

OTHER SUPPLIES:
Winter Gazebo cut file by SVGCuts.com
Rose Flower – Small by Echo Park Paper (Design #193699 in the Silhouette Design Store)
Flower by Echo Park Paper (Design #192286 in the Silhouette Design Store)
Flower Punch: Stampin’ Up
Pearl Garland
Hot Glue/Glue Gun
Liquid Adhesive

I hope you enjoyed this project today. See you again soon!

JanaBold

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Echo Park Paper: Best Dad

This past week I have been off on a camping trip with my family, but this page was featured on the Echo Park Paper blog last week as we all created a project to celebrate dads! It only seemed fitting that I made a page about how much I appreciate all that my husband does and is for our family. He truly is the BEST dad!
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For this page, I pulled out the Grandson Mini Theme and a gorgeous sheet of Chestnut Brown Linen Designer Cardstock by Carta Bella Paper. I am not a grandmother yet, but that doesn’t mean that I can’t use this collection. I LOVE the patterns in this mini theme … the combination of the plaid with the woodgrain and bright colors is fantastic! I simply chose the elements from the collection that would work for my page and covered up any words that didn’t apply.
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In the top corner of the page, I made a little cluster of word stickers. I love the phrase “So there’s this boy…” because it reminds me of how I used to talk about my husband when we were dating. Hehe! He is the boy that captured my heart and has kept it all of these years!
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I cut out the orange hexagon shape from one of the journaling cards to use as a frame for my title. The title was cut on my electronic cutting machine. I then used the tag stickers and a couple of punched woodgrain stars around the title for a bit more pizazz.
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More punched stars and buttons are sprinkled above the tags, framing and drawing your attention to the journaling strips.
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To balance the color going on around the page, I also layered and grouped together a few of the solid stickers in the upper right corner of my photo.
What is it that you appreciate about the men in your life? I challenge you to take some time to record those sentiments on your next scrapbook page.

SUPPLIES:

OTHER SUPPLIES:
Silhouette Cameo 3 Electronic Die Cutting Machine
Star Punch: Stampin’ Up
White Crochet Twine
Buttons
Foam Squares/Adhesive
Trimmer/Scissors
Computer/Printer
Have a great week!

JanaBold

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Queen & Company: Birthday Boy

Happy Friday, Friends! Today I have another scrapbook page to share created with the June “Pretty Presents” kit by Queen and Company.

I have so many birthday pages to catch up on, so you can bet that the June Kit is getting a lot of use from me. The problem, for me, is that not all of my birthday event photos are the most beautiful technically. They are usually dark or slightly blurry due to the fact that I am snapping them early in the morning, late at night, or in a hurry. I’m so thankful for happy, bright, and cute birthday products that help to convey the fun of the day. You can see what I mean by checking out the page below.

BIRTHDAY BOY
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Our kids always choose a place to go for their birthday dinner. Without fail, my son always chooses a family fun center … because of the two-for-one factor: dinner and arcade games! The problem is that it is always dark inside of these types of establishments.
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I chose to focus on the bright, primary colors of the kit with a red/blue/green/yellow color scheme. I used the 6×6 paper pad to create a color blocked page design and then added the shaker presents to two of the blocks as accents.
I also used one of the stamps to add a phrase banner above the bottom present.
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I created shakers from the two larger present shapes, and then chose to place a solid piece of paper on top of the small present shape for a flat die cut embellishment. I love the confetti feel of the shaker presents! They really help to add a celebratory flair to this page!
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I used a large circle punch and the 6×6 paper pad to add a trio of circles, around the three areas of embellishment on this page: the title. the journaling, and the accent square. This keeps your eye moving around the page.
I really loved the way these papers brightened up my otherwise dark and dull birthday photos. It helped to punch up the design and memorialize my son’s special day.
SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: white, yellow, blue, dark blue, glitter
3″ Circle Punch
Star Punches: Stampin’ Up and Fiskars
Sewing Machine/White Thread
Ink: Blue (stamping), Brown (distressing)
Computer/Printer for Journaling
Adhesive/Foam Squares
Trimmer/Scissors
Sizzix Big Shot
Silhouette Cameo 3 Electronic Die Cutting Machine

JanaBold

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