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If you are on Instagram, now is a good time to follow me! Echo Park Paper is celebrating reaching 20,000 followers and is celebrating with a series of giveaways! Come follow each design team member and leave a comment on the coordinating Instagram post (a picture of mine is shown below). You can find my Instagram account @janaeubank. Each design team member has a different prize, so be sure to follow and comment ALL of them. Details will be found on the Instagram post so be sure to read to find out when and where winners will be listed! Yay!

Remember, these giveaways are on Instagram (not here on my blog). Have fun!

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I have a couple of Echo Park projects to share today that I recently created for their blog. Here is the first.

PURSE GIFT BAG

I created this purse gift bag for Mother’s Day, but it would also be perfect for a girlfriend or a sister! I used the adorable Echo Park Paper Petticoats collection, ,my Silhouette Cameo machine, and this cut file by Samantha Walker Designs (#55521).

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I love the way the floral Beautiful Bouquets paper looks with the green Sunny Damask paper. I added in soft pink and hot pink accents, too.

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I took a few extra moments to add stitching on each panel with hot pink thread and my sewing machine. I love the detailed look this adds to the project!

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In the corner I die cut a few roses with my Cameo machine (Echo Park Silhouette Shape called “Roses” #71592) and then added a sentiment from the Petticoats Chipboard Accents sheet.

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I would love to receive this fun gift bag with a goodie inside, wouldn’t you? I think the special gals in your life will, too!

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PRODUCTS:Echo Park Paper Petticoats Collection: Beautiful Bouquets Patterned PaperSunny Damask Patterned Paper6×6 Paper PadChipboard Accents“Roses” Silhouette Shape by Echo Park (#71592)

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This next project was one I created using the Echo Park Paper Pinstripes collection, the brother to the Petticoats collection. I ADORE a good masculine paper collection … and this one is superb!

This project is perfect for filling that empty spot on your son’s bedroom shelf.

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I created this rocket using the Silhouette Cameo and this rocket box shape by Snapdragon Snippets (#38292) from the Silhouette Design Store. Of course I had to use the Cars and Stars paper with it’s fun constellation of stars for the body of the rocket! It looks so cute paired with the red Boy Bingo Stripes paper and Stars Foil paper.
I added a Rocket die cut to the side using the 6×6 paper pad and Rocket Die Set. The clouds beneath the rocket were created using the Under the Weather Die Set. I feel like this ship
is ready to shoot for the stars!
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I adorned the other side of the rocket with a sprinkling of gears using the Gears Die Set. I cut each shape out twice to give each gear a white shadow … helping them to stand out a bit more. A few dimensional embellishments here-and-there add sparkle and shine.

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Are you ready to create a fun project for the man in your life? Be sure to check out the Pinstripes collection here.
PRODUCTS: Echo Park Paper Pinstripes Collection: Boy Bingo Stripes Patterned PaperCars & Stars Patterned PaperStars Foil Patterned Paper6×6 Paper Pad, Element StickersGears Die SetRocket Die SetUnder the Weather Die SetStars by Echo Park Silhouette Cut File (#27272)

See you again soon!

JanaBold

Noel Mignon: Selfie Stick

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Hi Friends! This week on the Noel Mignon blog the design team is working with April’s Trailblazer kit and the “Line It Up” challenge. For this challenge, we were to do something fun with our journaling lines. I love using my sewing machine on my pages and thought it might be fun to create stitched lines to write on.

SELFIE STICK

My daughter asked for a selfie stick as one of her presents for her last birthday … so of course we have lots of silly photos trying the thing out.😀 I printed the photos off into two filmstrip-type rows to add them to my page. I tied a bit of kraft colored twine around them for some added texture.

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For the title, I used this shape by Echo Park Paper found in the Silhouette Design Store. I placed it above my stitched journaling lines and then added a few stamped phrases around it using the Studio Calico/Seven Paper roller stamp included with the Trailblazer kit. The silly sayings were a perfect match for our silly photos!

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I adore the two bright yellow Maya Road tulle flowers that were also included in the kit. To give them a bit more presence against the layered strips below them, I cut out cardstock flower layers to go beneath them. The leaves were also die cut using my Silhouette Cameo (flower shape from Lettering Delights, Leaves from SVGCuts.com).

Below the flowers I placed a few fussy-cut cameras from the Shimelle Starshine “Pathfinder” paper. On top of the flowers I placed one of the cutie-patootie resin birds included with this month’s kit. Doesn’t he look happy there enjoying the view?!😀

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SUPPLIES: Noel Mignon April 2016 “Trailblazer” kit, Cardstock (My Mind’s Eye Ecru and Goldenrod, red and navy scraps from my stash), Patterned Paper (October Afternoon Treasure Map, American Crafts Shimelle Starshine, Jillibean Soup Mushroom Medley, Green solid scrap from my stash), Sewing Machine and Navy thread, Silhouette Cameo Machine, Stamp (Studio Calico/Seven Paper), Letter Stickers (October Afternoon Treasure Map), Brad (My Mind’s Eye), Flowers/Resin Bird/Navy Ribbon (Maya Road), Woodgrain Washi Tape (Queen and Company), Twine (Karen Foster), Other: Gray distressing ink, Adhesives, Foam Dots, Trimmer, Scissors, Black Journaling Pen, Navy Ink

Thanks for popping by today! I had fun sharing my project with you. Stitching the journaling lines was a lot of fun … I definitely will be doing this again on another project!

JanaBold

 

Two More Stashbusters

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Happy Friday, crafty friends! I’m on a roll with the stashbusting around here and figured I would take advantage of the feeling while I have it … I have two more shares for you today.

CABIN GETAWAY

Last fall, I told you I was reorganizing my entire stash of products by theme and color families (Primary, Brights, Pastels, Muted) to see if it would help me to use up my existing stash … I gotta say … I’m REALLY liking it! It’s working for me! And it’s helping me to mix things together better.

I had these snapshots from a trip to my in-laws cabin laying around waiting to get in our book … I pulled down the group of Outdoor themed papers and embellishments and started to work.

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I knew I wanted to use up that cute Martha Stewart Crafts owl, so I arranged my photos in a way that made sense with it … all of the small photos together across the top and then the owl embellishment pointing to our family photo below.

All the papers that I used are scraps (with the exception of the background cardstock). It’s rare that I turn to my scraps to start a page … I think I’m just “tired” of them after using them once or twice before, but I found new life in these pieces by combining them together.

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I created the journal block with a stamp from my stash by stamping black ink on kraft cardstock. The stickers around it are from American Crafts and October Afternoon. The flair is from BasicGrey.

I used up some of my Thickers to create the title. To the left of the title is a few random chipboard stickers I had left from a K and Company sticker sheet. Below the title I stamped a phrase from a Technique Tuesday stamp set and the date.

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More stamped bits surround the family photo … remember those date label stamps from Autumn Leaves? I rediscovered them and am loving the phrases across the top … I can see myself pulling those out again and layering them behind photos, etc. some more like I have done here.

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The felt butterflies came with the owl sticker and look so cute here floating above his head. I had one more pine tree sticker from the K and Company sticker sheet and figured I might as well get it used up, so I added it to the bottom of the page with the “explore” sticker.

SUPPLIES: Cardstock (cream, dark brown, kraft), Patterned Paper (Pebbles, My Mind’s Eye, We R Memory Keepers, Echo Park Paper), Stickers (Martha Stewart Crafts, October Afternoon, K and Company, American Crafts), Letter Stickers (American Crafts), Stamps (Autumn Leaves, Technique Tuesday, Date Stamp: Sparco, Other: Unknown), Enamel Dots (Teresa Collins Designs), Flair (BasicGrey), Other: Brown distressing ink, Black Stamping Ink, Dark Brown Stamping Ink, Acrylic Block, Button, White twine, Foam Dots, Adhesive, Trimmer, Scissors, Black journaling pen

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AT THE PARK

This page uses up some Die Cuts with a View “Woodland” papers I purchased YEARS ago at Michael’s. The woodgrain was perfect with the photo of my daughter playing on this tree house-looking playground.

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It’s kind of weird, but I had this strange “ashamed” feeling of using the big box DCWV papers on this page. It’s so stupid! I mean, I still like these papers … so why should I feel “ashamed” of using them. I guess they wouldn’t be considered a “designer” brand … I’m trying to get over that … and just use up what I have and still love. Do you ever get that feeling?! It’s silly, isn’t it!

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I REALLY wanted to use some green circular letters I had by Bella Blvd. in my stash … but unfortunately the letters I needed had already been used. I decided to pull out my circle punches and recreate the look of the letters on my own. I used old BasicGrey chip letters. I had actually run out of the letter “h” … so had to create one by piecing together the letters “l” and “u.” It works, right?!

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The die cut clouds are from the Echo Park “Under the Weather” die set and the butterflies were created with a Martha Stewart Crafts punch.

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To embellish the bottom corner of the page, I hand-cut a few of the flowers from the DCWV floral paper. I popped them up with foam squares and added some Doodlebug buttons tied with twine to give them a bit more dimension.

SUPPLIES: Cardstock (green, dark teal), Patterned Paper (DCWV, October Afternoon, Jillibean Soup, Green Solid Scrap by My Mind’s Eye), Label Stickers/Label Die Cut (October Afternoon), Chipboard Letters (BasicGrey, American Crafts), Punches (Butterflies by Martha Stewart Crafts, Tab by Jenni Bowlin), Cloud dies (Echo Park Paper), Cuttlebug Machine, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Pinking Shears, Gems (Darice), Buttons (Doodlebug Design), Phrase sticker (Bella Blvd.), Other: Black Journaling Pen, White twine, Trimmer, Scissors, Adhesive, Foam dots

Thanks for coming by! Enjoy your weekend!

JanaBold

 

 

Carta Bella Paper: Yacht Club Banner

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Warmer days are ahead of us and that has me in the mood to head to the beach! Until I can get there I am going to bring the beach to me by adorning my home with this nautical banner that I’m sharing on the Carta Bella Paper blog today!

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I cut the banner from various papers from the Carta Bella Paper Yacht Club 6×6 paper pad using my Cricut Expression machine and the Birthday Bash cartridge for the banner shapes. I cut the same shapes again from the Carta Bella Black Felt Designer Cardstock, and then adhered the two matching layers together to give each panel a little more weight to support the embellishments I wanted to add to it and to help it hang correctly.

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The first panel was embossed using the Yacht Club Anchors embossing folder. I love the texture an embossing folder adds to a project! Next, I added a couple of vertical layered strips and then decorated the pennant with  the darling ephemera, chipboard accents, decorative brads, and enamel dots from the collection.
The second panel is decorated with a boat sticker and a tag, topped with a sparkling decorative brad.

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I love the “Seas the Day” die cut on the third panel. The play on words just makes me smile! I wanted to add a little woodgrain tape to the top of the die cut; it was a little too wide, so I simply cut it in half lengthwise. Finally, I added the flag die cuts along the top.

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I had fun creating scenes on the last two panels.
For the fourth panel, I cut a dolphin from the red polka dot paper using the Sea Life Animals #2 Die Set. I love how he looks like he is going to jump right off of the banner!
On the last panel, I created a little scene with the boat chipboard. The boat almost seems to be sailing along the banner sticker, and greets you with a friendly “Ahoy!” The enamel dots feel like bubbles or water droplets splashing up from the ocean! As a final touch, I added the Anchors Decorative Tape across the top.

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I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to don my boat shoes and go for a sail. I had so much fun playing with Yacht Club!

SUPPLIES: Yacht Club Collection6×6 Paper PadElement StickersChipboard AccentsEphemera PackDecorative BradsEnamel DotsAnchors Decorative TapeWoodgrain Decorative TapeAnchors Embossing FolderSea Life Animals Set #2 Die SetCarta Bella Black Felt Designer Cardstock, Cricut Expression Die Cutting Machine, Birthday Bash Cartridge (Banner Shapes)

“Sea” you next week! *wink*

JanaBold