July 2018 PageMaps Sketches!

Happy July and Happy Sunday! It’s a new month … so you know what that mean! NEW sketches are up on the PageMaps site. YAY!!!

Becky Fleck’s sketches always get my creative juices flowing and are the perfect way to dig into my stash. Here are three pages I created with this month’s sketches so far.

YOU GO GIRL

I purchased several pieces from the Pebbles Girl Squad collection and hadn’t yet touched it. The funky vibe of these papers were perfect for these photos of my daughter and her brightly colored Crazy Hair Day hairstyle.

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I seem to almost always use blue or aqua on my pages … especially for the background. I love this Happy Day paper with its fun, scripty words.

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I mirrored the sketch for this page because of the direction my daughter was facing in the photos. This way, she is looking towards the title and journaling, directing your eye across the page.

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I seem to go through phases of typed journaling and handwritten journaling. Right now, I am doing a lot of handwritten journaling with sketchy journaling lines. I think this looks best with this paper line with it’s casual, fun feel. But if I’m using a more sophisticated paper line, I would probably go with typed journaling since my handwriting has more of a playful feeling about it.

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I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the phrase Thickers from this collection! Isn’t the script SCRUMPTIOUS?!!! I fussy cut the girls from the Hello Friends paper, as well as the “Smile” speech bubble to accent the title.

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The stickers for this collection are really fun, too! I couldn’t resist adding the guitar and the flower cluster. The white around the flowers was a bit too thick for my liking, so I quickly trimmed it down with my scissors and then added more flowers and leaves to fill it out.

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SUPPLIES:

Sketch: PageMaps July 2018 by Becky Fleck
Cardstock: Black, White
Additional Girl Squad Papers: Go Girl, Hello Friends
Yellow Dome Stickers: Dollar Tree
Black Enamel Stars/Dots: Studio Calico

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ROUND 2: BRAVE

This next page uses the same sketch as above, but in the original format (without mirroring). I pulled lots of items from my stash for this one … some of them are REALLY old, but I still love them and they worked perfectly here!

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See those chipboard pieces? Those are from the Echo Park Happy Days collection. Not sure of the year, but I love the layered chipboard! I think BoBunny does layered chipboard pieces like that still, but it would be fun to see a few more companies revisit layered chipboard again.

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The roses here are also from the Echo Park Paper Happy Days collection. I also added in a few black chipboard word stickers by Me and My Big Ideas. I splattered a bit of Heidi Swapp Black Velvet Color Shine to punch up the black a bit more.

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I called this page “Round 2: Brave” because this was the SECOND time my daughter has had her ears pierced. She wasn’t very good at taking care of them the first time around, letting them grow back in. She begged and begged to have them pierced again, which was fine with me, as long as she used her own money to pay for it this time, and also promised to take care of them.

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Again, I used an aqua blue background for this page. The papers on this page are from the darling PhotoPlay Paper For the Love of Summer collection. The rainbow paper is called Flip Out, and the dot paper is called So Chill.

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SUPPLIES:

Sketch: PageMaps July 2018 by Becky Fleck
Cardstock: White, Lemon, Blue
Aqua Solid Paper: Echo Park Holly Jolly Christmas Winter Green/Icicle Blue
Green Solid Paper: My Mind’s Eye
Chipboard Accents: Echo Park Paper Happy Days Collection
Black Chipboard Words: Me and My Big Ideas
Black Chipboard Phrases: Freckled Fawn
“Brave” Chipboard Word: Crate Paper
Black Letter Stickers: Jenni Bowlin Studios
Wood Buttons: Jillibean Soup
Heart Border Piece: Elle’s Studio
Scroll Dies: Becky Higgins Project Life
Scallop Eyelet Border Punch: Fiskars
Large Scallop Border Punch: EK Success
Blue Gem, Black Twine
Sewing Machine/Black Thread
Linear Embossing Folder: Lifestyle Crafts

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SWEET GIRL

While I had the sketches and Girl Squad collection out on my desk, I decided to create another page. This time with a selfie shot my daughter took on my phone on our way to church one day.

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I’m a bit shocked at myself … I didn’t use an aqua blue background on this page!!! Infact, I did a fun and funky combination of the patterns I had left. I like it, but can’t decide if it’s a bit TOO funky for my taste. Haha!

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In place of the three square photos to the left of the main photo in the sketch, I used three square accents cut from the Hello Friends paper. The circle above with the Title is cut from white vellum paper.

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I found these adorable metal enamel-filled hearts in my stash that I purchased from Freckled Fawn several years ago. They were the perfect dimensional detail for this page.

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I clustered the Cardstock stickers together in several places, adding in a few dimensional stickers from my stash that I got from HSN.com once upon a time. The yellow glittery dots in the center of the flowers are stickers I picked up at the Dollar Tree several years ago … I never thought to use them as flower centers, but I will more often, now that it crossed my mind creating this page!

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Again, I used my handwriting on this page and added a Teresa Collins Black label sticker at the bottom with the date.

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SUPPLIES:

Sketch: Pagemaps July 2018 by Becky Fleck
Cardstock: Black, White, Dark Yellow, Vellum
Additional Pebbles Girl Squad Papers: Go Girl, Hello Friends
Blue Diamond with Flowers Paper Scrap: Echo Park Paper Country Drive Daisy Field Paper
Yellow Striped Paper Scrap: Simple Stories Life Documented Thinking Out Loud Paper
Yellow Dome Stickers: Dollar Tree
Dimensional Stickers: HSN
Metal Enamel Hearts: Freckled Fawn
Label Sticker: Teresa Collins Designs

Thanks so much for coming by today! I hope you are having a great summer!

JanaBold

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Echo Park: July Two-Pager

Can you believe that next week it will be July already?! I have a double-page July 4th layout using the Echo Park Celebrate America collection to share with you today using one of my favorite time-savers … collage photo prints!

JULY

When I have a gazillion pictures, my go-to technique is to combine them all together on one larger sheet using a photo collage.

There are several ways to do this, you can use an app, photoshop, or do it by hand. I used a Quick Collage by Scrapbooks Etc. that is available as a free download here.

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I used the same collage for both sides of the page, and anywhere I didn’t have a photo, I used that space to house a title or an embellishment.

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To add a bit more decoration to the collage photos, I fussy-cut patriotic banner strips from the Patriotic Banners paper and added them in between each row.

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If you haven’t tried Carta Bella’s Felt finish cardstocks … you NEED to! They are my favorite!!! Here I am using the Navy Blue Felt Designer Cardstock as the base for this spread.

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I used the red star pattern from the back of the 4×6 Journaling Cards paper to add a pop of red in a few around the page. In the upper left corner, I created a large pennant with a smaller pennant on top created with the Splash Gingham paper. The little cluster of elements at the top of the pennants are all from the Celebrate America Sticker Sheet.

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I used the Splash Gingham paper for my title block and then fussy-cut the large flag from the 4×6 Journaling Cards paper to add a bit of decoration and draw focus to the title. The “July” word was cut out using my Silhouette Cameo machine and Navy Blue Felt Designer Cardstock. The “July” word is from the “July 4th Phrase” cut file by Lori Whitlock (Design #19100 in the Silhouette Design Store).

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Here’s a closer look at some of the cute stickers I used to decorate different areas of the page.

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I used a tag to house a bit of journaling in the bottom right corner of the layout. The Liberty Bell was cut from the 4×4 Journaling Cards paper.

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What do you have planned with your family in July? Do you hit the local town parade each year like we do?

SUPPLIES:

OTHER SUPPLIES:
White Tag
Twine
Scrapbooks Etc. Quick Collage Template/PhotoShop
“July 4th Phrase” by Lori Whitlock (Design #19100 in the Silhouete Design Store)
Trimmer/Scissors
Adhesive/Foam Squares

Have a great day!
JanaBold

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American Crafts: USA Shadowbox

Hello, Papercrafting Fanatics! Today I am up on the American Crafts blog with a patriotic home decor project!
I love to die cut and paper piece with beautiful patterned papers, and so when I was brainstorming what I wanted to create for this upcoming 4th of July, I decided it would be fun to create a patriotic shadowbox out of paper.
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I used my Silhouette Cameo 3 electronic die cutting machine to create the frame using American Crafts 12×12 White Textured Cardstock. Next, I went through several American Crafts collections and pulled out anything I could find in red, white, and blue to decorate the squares.
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I used lots of stamping for the top squares. The square in the top left corner uses the “Wild & Free” phrase and stars from the Star Gazer acrylic stamps. I used the Vicki Boutin All the Good Things Set 3 stamps to create the fireworks in the top right square. I then added the red glitter foam letter stickers from the Stickers & Bling collection as a title.
The white paper flowers and red gems are from the Stickers & Bling collection as well!
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At the bottom of the shadowbox I created my own flag using my paper trimmer. I cut off the ribbon tails from one of the Star Gazer Shooting Star Embellishments to decorate the flag … and then added a large red gem to the center (Stickers & Bling collection).
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I added a bright blue ribbon around the outside, tying it like a present with a fluffy bow on the top! I then finished the frame off by creating a few layered flower embellishments with my Knock Out Flower punches. The leaves are punched and hand cut from Leaf Textured Cardstock, and the flower centers are the Adhesive Flair stickers from the Star Gazer collection.
Do you decorate for the 4th of July? What will you create for your collection this year?
SUPPLIES:

OTHER SUPPLIES:
American Crafts Dear Lizzy Star Gazer Marigold Merriment Paper
American Crafts Dear Lizzy Star Gazer Shooting Stars Embellishments
American Crafts Knock Out Flower Punches (2″ Flower and 1.5″ Flower)
Fiskars 2xl Lever Punch – Branch Out
Ink: red, blue, yellow
White Crochet Twine
Blue Ribbon: Dollar Tree
Cut Files:
“3D Shadow Box (1 of 3)” by Lori Whitlock (Design #26223)
“3D Shadow Box (2 of 3)” by Lori Whitlock (Design #26224)
“3D Shadow Box (3 of 3)” by Lori Whitlock (Design #26225)

JanaBold

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Echo Park Paper: “You Are PAW-some” Dog House Treat Box

Hello, friends! Today I am up on the Echo Park Paper Blog with a fun dog house-shaped treat box for the dog lover in your life. I used the adorable new A Dog’s Tail collection for this project. Check it out below!
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I used my Silhouette Cameo electronic die cutting machine to cut out the dog house using a house cut file from the Gingerbread Chalet Village SVG Set by SVGCuts.com. The base of the box is cut from the Puppy Play Paper. The roof was cut from Classic Green Felt Designer Cardstock and then covered with Furry Friends paper shingles (green polka dots). I created the shingles by cutting out small rectangles using my Silhouette Cameo and then adhering them one-by-one to the roof.
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Next, I added a piece of acetate over the dog house door and added some grass border die cuts (using a metal die from my stash) along the bottom of each of the four walls. I then decorated the front of the house with several stickers from the Element Sticker Sheet and a dog that I fussy-cut from the 3×4 Journaling Cards paper. I die cut the heart above the door using the Postage Stamp Die Set (an older metal die set by Echo Park Paper).
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I placed a treat inside of a cellophane bag, tied it with a bow, and then placed it inside of the gift box. I then tied everything closed with a cheery, red, plaid ribbon.
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Every gift needs a cute tag, don’t you think?! The tags in the Frames & Tags Ephemera pack make it easy! I attached one to the bow at the top of the box using a bit of white twine, and then decorated the tag with a few small die cut hearts (Flower Set #5 Die Set).
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Now this fun little treat is ready to give to your PAW-some friend! They will be delighted to open such a fun gift!
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I hope today’s project left you feeling inspired to create something fun for someone YOU love! See you again soon!
SUPPLIES:

OTHER SUPPLIES:
House Cut File Used for Dog House: Gingerbread Chalet Village SVG Set by SVGCuts.com
Postage Stamp Die Set
Flower Set #5 Die Set

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!
JanaBold

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