Fun & Sunshine Mini Album by Stefanie Ried

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Hi friends, Stefanie Ried here with a new mini album :) Before Paige's new Go the Scenic Route collection comes soon (I'm sooo excited!), I wanted to make a mini album similar to one I made last year, but this time with the Bloom Street collection. I love this collection! And so I had to make another album with it.
  Here is the mini album when it's opened:
I have almost used up all my Bloom Street stickers and die cuts. But they are so beautiful, I am happy to be using them.

I really like this kind of album because it can hold many small photos. You can make it very colorful and decorate it with lots of stickers, beads, buttons, and sequins. And the colors are perfect for summer!

I really wanted to make the cover bright so I saved the striped Paper 20 especially for this mini album. I made the title with "Fun" and "Sunshine" Puffy Vinyl Stickers.
You can see how the album was made in the video below. Thank you very much for stopping by and have some sunny summer days!

SUPPLIES: Patterned papers, Thickers, transparency paper, stickers, die cuts, stamps, charms, washi tape, enamel dots, embellishments: BLOOM STREETwhite cardstock
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Layered Heart Mini Album by Amber Mitchell

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Hello crafty friends! Amber Mitchell here on Paige's blog today to share with you a fun, layered mini album I created using Bloom Street and Paige's Layered Heart cut file.
Layered mini albums are some of my favorite to create. The different, varying sizes of each page adds a depth to the album that draws the eye in.

The process of creating this mini from start-to-finish took only a couple of hours. So, if you're into quick projects that are also fun, this style of album is perfect for you! I began by resizing theLayered Heart cut file as a whole until the largest heart measured about 6x7". I then cut the six pieces of this cut file from the following Bloom Street papers: Paper 03Paper 04Paper 14Paper 18, and two from the Specialty Transparency Paper.

Once all six of the hearts were cut, I machine stitched around each one to add texture. I then stacked the hearts from smallest to largest and stitched down the middle to secure them all together. You can use a sewing machine for this part or stitch your binding by hand.

After that, it was time for my favorite part: embellishing! I used multiple pieces from the Bloom Street collection to do this including the Cardstock StickersPuffy Vinyl StickersPuffy Word StickersLayered Butterfly StickersFloral Die Cuts, and Ephemera Die Cuts. I love all the different textures that these pieces bring to the album. It adds to the fun and they mesh well together.

To decorate the front pieces of this album, I started by first cutting three Rolled Flowers from patterned papers. This simple touch adds dimension and draws the eye in to the starting point of the pages. I also hand painted a wood veneer from my stash with white acrylic paint and adhered that to the other side.

Now, being that I am a lover of tassels and charms, I had to find some way to include them on this project. I used one of the Tassels and adhered that down to an inner page of the album using a small strip of Washi Tape. I then added a smaller tassel from my stash to that along with one of the Flower Charms.

For some last finishing touches, I added a few colored hearts from the Enamel Dots and now my mini album is ready for photos and journaling!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I’ll see you next time with another fun project!

SUPPLIES: Patterned papers, stickers, die cuts, tassel, washi tape, embellishments: BLOOM STREET; Die cut machine: Cricut; Cut files: Layered Heart and Rolled Flower by Paige Evans
Location: California, USA / Blog: Happy Crafty Studio / Instagram: @bambismail / YouTube: bambidearr / Pinterest: bambidearr

Floral Ampersand Layout by Elsie Robinson

Monday, July 6, 2020

Hey everyone, it’s Elsie Robinson here with a layout made using the Bloom Street collection and Paige’s gorgeous Floral Ampersand cut file. Ampersands are such a great focus for a scrapbook layout because they’re bold, simple, and provide lots of cute places to add embellishment clusters and a photo.
To start with I cut the Floral Ampersand cut file from white cardstock. I backed the floral section with patterned paper, using some small scraps of patterns from previous projects. I always save these small scraps for when I back cut files -  no bits of prettiness go to waste! I backed the ampersand with Paper 04, as the white background would add a nice contrast to the colorful flowers and background paper. I also thought that the text print would work well with the ampersand motif.

I love hand-stitching, so I couldn’t resist stitching around the edge of the cut file. This adds loads of texture and definition and I just love the look of it! Once that was done, I popped the cut file up onto some foam dots and placed it in the center of Paper 22, which I used as my background.

I decided to jazz up the background a little with Paige’s Star Stencil and used modeling paste to create a subtle but magical look. I clustered mixes of Floral Die CutsCardstock Stickers, and Puffy Vinyl Stickers to embellish around the ampersand and my photo. I also stuck some of the butterfly Washi Tape onto some white paper, fussy-cut them out, and used them as die-cuts. And for my title I used the ‘sunshine’ and ‘happiness’ Cardstock Stickers and used the ampersand cut file to complete the title.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you’ve been inspired!

SUPPLIES: Patterned papers, stickers, die cuts, washi tape, embellishments: BLOOM STREET; Die cut machine: Silhouette CameoStencil: Star by Paige Evans; Cut file: Floral Ampersand by Paige Evans
Location: England / Blog: Hey Elsie Instagram: @heyelsie_ / Facebook: Elsie Robinson / YouTube: Elsieeee / Pinterest: heyelsie

Hello Little Craft Place Exploding Box Mini Album

Sunday, July 5, 2020

I have a new Exploding Box mini album to share with you today created with my Bloom Street collection! HERE is a process video for assembling the base only using Oh My Heart instead of Bloom Street.
Check out this quick flip through so you can see how this mini album looks in action:

It looks like a regular little box when closed with the lid on it and then when opened, the mini album "explodes" out! It's super fun and interactive. On the lid (cut from Paper 12) I used the "hello" Puffy Vinyl Sticker, a Floral Die Cut, and "LCP" letters pulled from the Puffy Word Stickers which stands for Little Craft Place since this album is all about when I taught there last fall!
Here is what the mini album looks like when splayed open. Lots of layers and goodies to find! Before I designed my own exploding box cut files, I used this one by Snapdragon Snippets. I cut the largest layer from Paper 02, the middle from Paper 05, and the smallest layer from Paper 23. I trimmed a 2 1/2" square piece of Paper 23 and added it to the center then placed Floral Foam Thickers overlapping to say "LOVE THIS". Then I stapled a pink Puffy Vinyl Sticker at the top of the "I".
Here are pictures going clockwise, layer by layer. All embellishments are from Bloom Street!
I framed this photo with a floral sticker from the 4-Page Sticker Book cut in half.
For a cool border, I wrapped the edges with Washi Tape.
I don't stamp a lot, but when I do, it sure is fun to use coordinating stamps like the Acrylic Stamps found in Bloom Street!
Find unique ways to incorporate journaling like around a circular die cut.
Because there is about 1/2" size difference between the layers, you can actually make quite bulky layers and they'll still fit perfectly! Use those sequins and chipboard stickers and buttons!
I created a little pocket to hold extra photos and tied baker's twine through the hole for texture and whimsy.
I hope you're inspired to pick up my Bloom Street collection and create a fun and interactive exploding box mini album! Thanks for stopping by and I'll see you again soon!
SUPPLIES: Patterned papers, stickers, die cuts, stamps, sequins, washi tape, embellishments: BLOOM STREET; Cut file: Exploding Box by Snapdragon Snippets

Hello Spring Layout by Zsoka Marko

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Hello crafty peeps, Zsoka Marko back with a new layout for the Paige Evans Design Team! I know I've already used this striped Paper 16 as a background before, but I can't help it, I love stripes! The colors are so gorgeous too, it's one of my most favorite papers in the Bloom Street collection!
Now, I don't usually scrap color photos because I find it hard to work with them, especially when there's blue sky or greenery on them. However, I really wanted to use this beautiful Hello Spring Wreath cut file and I do have many photos from our quarantine walks, of the nature awaking, everything in full bloom!

I also don't use two different size photos on a layout, but my printer is often playing tricks on me and doesn't recognize the photo on the SD card in which case I can only send the photo directly from my PC and that way I am not able to print the same smaller size as you see on the right. But I wasn't going to throw either of them away, so... they both ended up on the same layout, ha!

I backed the flowers in the cut file with a few different Bloom Street patterned papers that matched the colors of the background: purples and pinks. I then glued the wreath on the background, making sure I left space for the photos to be tucked under. I added foam dots to the white letters and added them back in place.

For embellishments I used a few Layered Butterfly StickersFloral Die Cuts, as well as some phrase stickers from the Cardstock Stickers. Some of them I glued down with liquid glue, others with foam adhesive, so I have a bit of variation and texture. Last but not least, I added a teeny tag from the Ephemera Die Cuts behind my photo, wrote up my journaling, and stamped the date. That's it!

I hope I could inspire you with today's layout in one way or another! Thank you so much for stopping by today! Have an awesome day!

SUPPLIES: Patterned papers, die cuts, stickers, embellishments: BLOOM STREET; white cardstock; Die cut machine: Silhouette Cameo; Cut file: Hello Spring Wreath by Paige Evans
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Bloom Street Cut File Cards by Brianna Lepper

Friday, July 3, 2020

Hey friends! Brianna Lepper here with you today sharing a trio of cards using the Bloom Street collection and Paige's cut files! I don't know if I have mentioned this before, but I really enjoy making cards. Do you love to make cards or do you find them difficult to make? Not sure where to start? Starting with a cut file is a perfect jumping off point and can really help with starting your design. So let's get to sharing! All of my cards are standard A2 size, 4.25x5.5".
For my first card, I used the Umbrella cut file and cut it on textured white cardstock on my Silhouette Cameo 3. Then I set it aside and got to work on how I was going to back it. I pulled out Paige's new Wonky Hearts Stencil and then I took modeling paste and scraped it through the stencil. Next, I applied some shimmery sprays in rainbow order on top after the paste had dried.

Using this adorable rain drop patterned paper from the 6x8 Paper Pad as my background, I ran it through my sewing machine using pink thread from my stash and adhered it to my card base. For my title, I used a sticker from the Cardstock Stickers and applied two gems from the Mixed Embellishments.

For my second card I chose this adorable Flower Wreath cut file and cut it on the same textured white cardstock. I chose to back it using the 2x2 Paper Pads. Once I was finished backing it, I popped the entire thing up on some foam tape and adhered it down on this striped patterned paper from the 6x8 Paper Pad. I wanted a pop of pink so I trimmed down the striped paper and adhered it to this gorgeous pink paper from the same paper pad.

For the title, I went with an Ephemera Die Cut and added tangled thread underneath it. I wanted to add one more element so I added one of the Layered Butterfly Stickers and placed a little more tangled thread under it.

For my last card today, I just had to create a shaker card! I chose the Flower Picture Frame cut file and cut it on the same textured white cardstock. I backed the flowers in the cut file using the same 2x2 Paper Pads as well as some of the squares from Paper 07.

To create the shaker element, I cut and adhered a piece of plain acetate to the frame and added narrow foam strips around the perimeter of the frame. Then I poured in the sequins from the Mixed Embellishments as well as the the sequins from the Mixed Embellishments from Truly Grateful. To close the shaker, I used the Specialty Transparency Paper to add even more florals to it. I love how it looks! To finish it off, I fussy cut this heart from the 2x2 Paper Pads and popped it up on dimensional foam.

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope I've inspired you today with these simple cards using Paige's cut files! If you've been wanting to create cards but don't really know where to start, try using a cut file. It can do a lot of the work for you and the end result will be lovely! See you next time!

SUPPLIES: Patterned papers, floral transparency, stickers, die cuts, sequins, embellishments: BLOOM STREET; Sequins: TRULY GRATEFUL; Stencil: Wonky Hearts by Paige Evans; modeling pastewhite cardstock; Die cut machine: Silhouette Cameo; Cut files: Flower Picture FrameFlower Wreath, and Umbrella by Paige Evans
Location: Louisiana, USA / Blog: I Love Paper Blog / Instagram: @briannalepper / Facebook: Brianna Nichole
YouTube: Brianna Lepper / Pinterest: Brianna Lepper
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