Scrapbook Process Video: The Magic of Mary Poppins

I pulled out Shimelle’s Little by Little collection again this week for another process video. Those florals were just calling me!!! So I fussy-cut those babies out and combined them with these photos of my daughter dressed as Mary Poppins.

I hope you enjoy seeing this one come together!


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Navy Cardstock (Bazzill – Blue Note)
Chipboard Glitter Stars (Freckled Fawn)
Red Striped Puffy Alphabet Stickers (Freckled Fawn)
Typewriter Thickers “Cream” (American Crafts)
Sewing Machine/Navy Thread
Banner Triple Punch (Stampin’ Up)
Adhesive/Thin Foam Squares
Black Journaling Pen
Craft Mat (Perfect Layers)
Craft Knife (American Crafts)


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Echo Park Paper: Go, See, Explore Projects

One of the collections I was assigned to work with for Echo Park Paper’s booth at Creativation in January was the Go, See, Explore collection. It is now available and I get to share with you my creations!
I had a lot of fun with this one! I really love vacation collections because they can be used for so much more than vacations … think “journey” through life, goals, graduation, school, boys, and more! Here is what I made.
The Go See Explore collection was perfect for documenting my family’s adventure to San Francisco a few years ago. The bright colors and icons reminded me of all the wonderful city sights we enjoyed while we were there.
I layered my photos on top of the light blue card cut from the 4×6 Journaling Cards paper and then clustered together a variety of circular elements to the left of the photo.
I used a post card to the right of my photo to house my journaling. I cut out the city skyline from another one of the 4×6 Journaling Cards and layered that along the bottom of the postcard. To the right of my journaling, I tucked in a few of the tag die cuts.
I layered together a word sticker and die cut to serve as my title, and then added detail to the bottom of the photo band by layering together two of the border stickers from the Elements Sticker Sheet.


White Crochet Twine
White Paper Clips
Adhesive/Foam Squares
This cute card is perfect for the graduate or jet setter in your life! Layer up a couple of the postcards cut from the You Got a Postcard paper with the cute globe and car images and you’ve got a card that will have anyone itching to hit the road!


White Cardstock card base
Adhesive/Foam Squares
Scoring Tool
Silver Mini Paperclips
Green Button
White Crochet Twine
Is someone in your life heading off in a new direction? Maybe they are graduating school, leaving home, moving to a new town, or starting a new job? This would be the perfect card to encourage them to chase their dreams!
I cut out the tickets from the 4×6 Journaling Cards paper and layered them up with a postcard from the You Got a Postcard paper and then layered the sentiments and images on top. A couple of mini silver paper clips and mini brads finish things off!


Mini Silver Paperclips
Mini Silver Brads
Hole Punch
Paper Piercer
Scoring Tool
White Cardstock for card base
Vacation collections are some of my very favorite ones to work with! I hope you enjoyed seeing my projects with the Go, See, Explore collection.
Thanks for stopping by!


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Using a Favorite Page Design Twice

Have you ever had so much fun creating a page that you wouldn’t mind making it again? Well, I say, go for it!

For example, last fall I submitted the following page to Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine. They liked the page, but asked if I could recreate it in a two-page format for their readers. I did exactly that, with different photos, and now I have two pages finished in my albums.



And here is quick snapshot of the two-pager …


The photos are from different years, so they won’t be right next to each other in our albums. I’m willing to bet that someone looking through our albums, including my kids and husband, will be none the wiser! It feels great to “kill two birds with one stone,” so to speak, and complete two great layouts for our books.

Have you tried this approach on any of your pages? This same thought process would also be a great way to convert one page sketches to two-page sketches when you are looking for inspiration.

Give it a go and let me know what you think!

Have a great week!


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Queen & Co: Using the Foam Fronts Dies in Your Scrapbooking

Lately, I have been focusing on getting some older photos scrapbooked, in rotation with my newer photos. I try to switch back and forth … one new, one old, one new, one old … so that I can get caught up on our older memories, while still recording the details of our latest happenings.
Today I have two pages for you, both of them feature the NEW Foam Front dies.
This first page features newer photos of my husband and I when we went to the Magic Kingdom recently to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary.
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I wanted to challenge myself to use the NEW Foam Front Mickey die in a creative way on this page and decided to use it as a journaling block.
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I cut the shape using red solid cardstock and then backed it with a yellow solid paper. I outlined the mouse ears with a journaling pen and then sprinkled several toppings on the inside.
I combined together red and blue Sequin Sprinkles, white Lollies, red Candy Sprinkles, Neutral (black) Pearlies, blue donuts, as well as blue and black Fimo Fun Toppings for a festive look!
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I added journaling strips to the top of the foam front shape and then placed my title work below.
I also created a fun cluster of embellishments at the top of the journaling block.
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I added some festive Magic Ribbon around our photos and then finished it off with the “Love” flair from the Magic Flair set. Perfect for our anniversary, don’t you think?!
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Foam Front Dies – Mickey
Foam Fronts – Mickey
Other Supplies:
Cardstock (red, white), Scissors/Trimmer, Adhesive/Foam Squares, Circle Cutter, Black Distressing Ink, Black Journaling Pen, Computer/Printer for Journaling
For this second page, I decided to work with some photos from 2010 that I have been ignoring for far too long. They are of my daughter and her friends at a Cast Party after they performed in their Elementary’s school play of Aladdin.
For this card, I used the Foam Front Stars Die to build a background for my page. I love the way it came together!
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First, I cut blue and green cardstock with the Foam Front Stars die, and then used my trimmer to trim the die cuts into 4 1/4″ squares. Next, I embossed them with various embossing folders from my stash and then adhered them to a block of white cardstock, adding Yellow Skinny Glitter Tape along the seams for a touch of sparkle.
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I added a strip of photos, tied with blue Sparkle String, and then got to work on the title and journaling block.
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I used a tag card that I die cut on my Silhouette machine, layered on top of a piece of patterned paper. Green rivets decorate the tab of the card, and Bitty Beads add texture to the green chipboard letters I used as part of the title. At the top, I layered together more glitter tapes (Green Dot Glitter Tape and Yellow Check Glitter Tape).
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For more color and texture, I sprinkled some yellow Button Bouquet II buttons around the page, along with the yellow stars from the Fimo Fun Toppings. They feel like confetti sprinkled on the page and definitely add a party feel! Yay! “Celebrate Good Times, Come On! … It’s a Celebration!”
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Yellow Check Glitter Tape
Other Supplies:
Cardstock (white, blue, green), Patterned Paper (BasicGrey, Fancy Pants Designs, Teresa Collins Designs, Echo Park Paper), Embossing Folders (Polka Dot by Cuttlebug, James’ Set by Cuttlebug, Chevron by Darice, Happy Thoughts by Close to My Heart), Stickers (Bella Blvd.), Blue paperclips, Green Tile Letter Stickers (October Afternoon), Blue “Boardwalk” Thickers (American Crafts), Green Chipboard Letters (Jillibean Soup), White crochet twine, Adhesive/Foam, Trimmer/Scissors, Gray Distressing Ink, Computer/Printer for Journaling
I hope these pages have given you some fun ideas for using the new Foam Front Dies and Foam Fronts in your scrapbooking!
Have a great weekend!


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