Simple Stories: Happy Easter & My Daughter’s Baptism Day

Happy Tuesday! Today I am up on the Simple Stories Blog with my first post as a new Creative Team member! I’m so excited to be working with Simple Stories! They are one of my very favorite paper companies and I adore working with their collections.

I have two scrapbook pages for you. The first one is documenting my children enjoying their Easter baskets on Easter morning.
HAPPY EASTER
Jana Eubank Easter Happy Easter Layout 1 600
I cut a couple of angled strips of the Hip Hop Hooray paper (using both of the patterns) to go across the top and bottom of my page.
In the top right corner I created a fun embellishment cluster by tucking several stickers into one of the strips. The two phrase stickers and floral sticker help to visually anchor the cluster.
Jana Eubank Easter Happy Easter Layout 2 600
For my title, I fussy-cut the “Happy Easter” from the 4×6 journaling Cards Elements Paper. I added the adorable bunny face sticker (my favorite!) to the left and then sprinkled in several of the heart stickers. I matted each of the heart stickers with white cardstock, so that they had the same feel to the other stickers I was using on the page.
Jana Eubank Easter Happy Easter Layout 3 600
I loved the little saying on the Easter Egg 4×6 Journaling Card and wanted to add it to the bottom of my page. I used my trimmer to cut it out and then adhered it below the photos. I placed Easter eggs and the cute little chick on either end as accents.
Jana Eubank Easter Happy Easter Layout 4 600
I love these adorable patterns from this set! They help add a spring-timey feel to these Easter morning photos even though my kids are still in their pajamas. LOL!
Jana Eubank Easter Happy Easter Layout 5 600
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When my daughter turned eight years old, she was baptized by my husband. I couldn’t wait to use the adorable Faith collection to record her special day and into our memory books!
Jana Eubank Faith Follow Your Heart Layout 1 600
I loved the navy Shine Paper with all of it’s inspirational messages and decided to use that paper as the base to my layout. I clustered together several fun phrase stickers and hearts in the corners of my two photos to help tie them in with the title and draw your eye around the page.
Jana Eubank Faith Follow Your Heart Layout 2 600
I love these photos of my daughter and my husband, they were just radiating with goodness that day and the hearts and flowers perfectly convey my full heart and emotions as I look at these two special people in my life!
Jana Eubank Faith Follow Your Heart Layout 3 600
I die cut my title using my Silhouette Cameo machine. I cut each phrase/letter out of two colors of cardstock to create a shadow effect. The letters of the word “heart” are embossed with an embossing folder to add more texture. I think they help repeat the cute fleck pattern of the pink and yellow photo mats at the top of the page, too!
Jana Eubank Faith Follow Your Heart Layout 4 600
To the left of the title I fussy-cut some of the feathers from a journaling card to use as a page accent. I added white crochet twine to the stem of each feather for more texture.
The feathers and title are all anchored on a strip of striped Grace paper. On the right side of the strip I added two of the epoxy metal clips. Aren’t they cute?! I love adding in different textures, like metal, to my pages. The epoxy at the top of the metal clips and on the decorative brads add a bit of shine, too!
Jana Eubank Faith Follow Your Heart Layout 5 600
I hoped you enjoyed seeing my pages today and that they inspired you to scrapbook some of your favorite family memories!
Thanks for coming by! See you again soon!
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