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Scrapbook.com Instagram Scrapbooking Inspiration Hop

What’s this?!?! A blog post….it can’t be! Let’s just say that it has been quite awhile since I’ve posted over here but it’s time to bring that blog back! Things around here have been a whirlwind but in such a good way! We just returned from an amazing scrapbooking retreat in Oak Harbor, Ohio with our amazing kit club friends and already can’t wait to plan the next getaway together. Baseball season is in high gear with two tournaments the past two weekends and Tai just living it up in his happy place on the pitcher’s mound. Parker is getting ready for his huge once in a lifetime trip to Cooperstown in June and Nadi just finished up playing soccer for the first time.

But….now…the part you are really here for….the scrapbooking! This week, I was invited to participate in an Instagram inspiration hop featuring the scrapbook.com affiliates. I created a super fun Disney layout for the event and I wanted to include some of the details here since I didn’t create a process video for this layout.

For this layout, I started with the My Minds Eye Blast Off collection which works just perfectly with my Disney photos. Right now, Scrapbook.com has a HUGE deal on this collection going on and I highly recommend picking it up with this bundle.  Click here to check it out.

For this layout, I started with the My Minds Eye Blast Off collection which works just perfectly with my Disney photos. Right now, Scrapbook.com has a HUGE deal on this collection going on and I highly recommend picking it up with this bundle. Click here to check it out.

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I decided to fill in a few areas of the background paper with patterned papers from the collection in order to create more interest and variety. Then, i used chain stitching to stitch along the dividing lines of each section. This creates more continuity and gives the appearance of a patchwork, hand-created background design. In the planets section on the right side, I also fussy cut a few planets from my scraps and put them on dimensional adhesive to create even more depth and interest.

Finally, it was time for my title, journaling, and embellishments. I used the embellishments from the My Minds Eye Blast Off ephemera pack that came with the bundle deal (you can also buy just the ephemera by clicking here.) I combined two different mini alphabets to create my title for this layout. One of them was the navy blue foam thickers called Happy Life from Paige Evans and the other was the puffy sticker multi-colored alphabet from Pink Fresh Studio. You can find both of those in the supply list below.

Happy Life Thickers

Puffy Sticker Alphabet

My Minds Eye Blast Off Collection Pack

I hope you enjoyed reading a little more about this layout as well as my return to blogging! I will see you again soon with more….

xoxo,

Khristina

Pattern Happy Spring Blog Hop

I am SUPER excited to be starting a brand new adventure today with a company that is quickly becoming one of my favorites! Raise your hand if you remember Ki Memories from the scrapbooking world of years ago?! Who else has a stash hoarded away because everything was just way too cute to use?! Well....the amazing creativity behind that company is back with a new one called Pattern Happy and let's just say they are knocking it out of the park! From adorable stamps and dies to the most fun and colorful 6x6 paper ever, I just know that you are gonna love them as much as I do! 

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For today's blog hop, we are focusing on spring and when I think of spring, I think of fun, pretty patterns and bright colors so that led to the supplies that I decided to work with today. I decided to create with the All Heart Clear Stamps and All Heart Dies as well as the Geofetti 6x6 paper pad. 

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I decided to create a whole bunch of hearts using both the dies and patterned paper as well as the stamp set. I grabbed a few coordinating ink colors and stamped some hearts and then got to work with my die cut machine to create loads more! After that, this impactful layout came together pretty quickly. I used a diagonal format and just started layering and clustering. I added some black spatters and a few phrase stickers along with my foam thicker title and voila! Super fun layout....These products coordinate so well and just make it so easy to create amazing looks! 

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Don't you just adore when the colors, patterns, and details all just work together exactly how you imagined in your mind?! I know I sure do! This stamp set and die cut set are just perfection. 

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Please stop by my You Tube channel and check out the process video for this layout as well! 

Last but not least, make sure to leave comments at each stop on the hop for a chance to win one of two Pattern Happy prize packs! Leave your comments before April 5th, at 11:59pm PST. Winners will be contacted via email. I will be back soon with another fun Pattern Happy project. And now...on to your next stop to check out Kristine's amazing work. 

xoxo,

Khristina